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Video: A Comprensive Strategy for Taking on ISIS and Al Qaeda

Posted: December 19, 2015 at 7:15 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

Thought-provoking recommendations from AEI. [FeaturedVideo] Recommendations from AEI

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It’s time to stop filling our cars with corn

Posted: December 9, 2012 at 8:30 am   /   Politics

Is It Time to Stop Putting Food in Our Cars?, by Kenneth P. Green and Elizabeth DeMeo, came out a few days before the election, but other than discussion Romney’s position on the issue, the piece is entirely relevant. A series of pervasive myths abound on the subject of using ethanol as fuel, and these myths have […]

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We make people’s lives better. Government is now making people’s lives worse.

Posted: December 3, 2012 at 4:55 am   /   Politics, Videos

Will you call me a sap if I say I got choked up while watching the video below? Fine. I’ll accept that. Free enterprise (or “capitalism,” as Karl Marx liked to call it) isn’t some evil thing where some people oppress other people. It is freedom. It is free people doing what they can to […]

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Joe Biden: Middle Class Buried In Last Four Years

Posted: October 4, 2012 at 11:45 am   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

From the Arizona GOP: Even A Broken Clock is Right Twice a Day —  Joe Biden Admits Middle Class “Has Been Buried in the Last Four Years” PHOENIX – At a campaign event yesterday in Charlotte, North Carolina, Vice President Joe Biden angrily asked “How can they justify raising taxes on the middle class that has been buried […]

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Social security crosses another rubicon

Posted: August 6, 2012 at 8:00 am   /   Politics

As if to put a period on the sentence formed by the previous post . . . We find out that people are paying more into Social Security today that they will get out: People retiring today are part of the first generation of workers who have paid more in Social Security taxes during their […]

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Americans perceive economy to be very bad

Posted: July 20, 2012 at 4:22 pm   /   Elections, Politics

The American Enterprise Institute posted this handy chart today showing a gap between what voters expect from the U.S. economy and where the fundamentals are sitting right now.  This has all been said before:  people have less money to spend and jobs are still hard to find.  But this analysis goes a little deeper, giving […]

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Polls continue to shift, Romney now being called “front-runner”

Posted: June 2, 2012 at 2:10 pm   /   Elections, Politics

Granted, it was one of our cousins across the pond who said it, but sometimes, you have to go to the British press to get unvarnished news on U.S. politics: Mitt Romney is now the front-runner to win the White House in 2012 If Mitt Romney turfs Barack Obama out of the Oval Office in […]

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Green Jobs: Epic Fail

Posted: February 20, 2012 at 10:55 am   /   Politics

From How’s that green job creation working? By Kenneth P. Green at AEI: In today’s Examiner, Paul Taylor points out that President Obama’s “green jobs” plan isn’t working out quite the way they expected: U.S. House of Representatives investigations have revealed the failed green jobs initiative in President Obama’s ambitious environmental agenda. With an initial government cost of […]

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