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Republicans and the Welfare State

Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Back in 2007, the Weekly Standard magazine described Eric Cantor, Kevin McCarthy, and Paul Ryan as the "Young Guns of the House GOP." Make that just McCarthy and Ryan.

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National Headlines

Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Lawmakers Working to Demilitarize Federal Bureaucracies, Congressman Wants Body Armor Banned for Non-Police, Most Folks OK with States Tackling Illegal Immigration, and more...

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The Power of Music for Health

Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2014

There was one aspect of my childhood that was especially lucky. My parents insisted that I learn how to play a musical instrument at a young age. I think that eventually I would have played an instrument in any case. Music, in my gene pool, seems to be a genetic disease (but a good one).

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Federal Education Policies Pushing Out Excellent Teachers

Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Federal programs are failing the teaching profession once again. Supreme Court rulings on tenure are emboldening principals who are firing successful teachers for economic and political reasons.

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Hiring the Perpetually Offended

Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Back in 1995 prior to the birth of our first child, I went to the local hospital's Birthing Center to register. While filling in the necessary paperwork, I was startled to see that my husband's name was not required. "It might offend the women who aren't married," explained the nurse ruefully.

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Deputizing America

Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Sooner or later, we'll all work for the State.

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Police Militarization Unneeded, Statistics Show

Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Private gun ownership, crime, police deaths have all fallen in recent years

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