February 2016

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What happened to free speech?

What happened to free speech? By Diane Weber Bederman Former Spanish Prime Minister José María Aznar wrote in 2010: “The West is going through a period of confusion over the shape of the world’s future. To a great extent, this confusion is caused by a kind of masochistic self-doubt over our own identity; by the […]



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Republicans vow no vote, hearing on Obama Supreme Court pick

"[W]e wish to inform you of our intention to exercise our constitutional authority to withhold consent on any nominee to the Supreme Court submitted by this President to fill Justice Scalia’s vacancy,” they wrote in the letter to McConnell. “Because our decision is based on constitutional principle and born of a necessity to protect the […]


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The Economy is not rigged against you. First in a series.

AUTHOR’S NOTE, effective March 2, 2016: The second article of this series is now posted and available at: https://disqus.com/home/channe… ******* There have been some recent posts about how unfair life is and how evil are money, capitalists, corporations, and successful people. These posts seem to come from the younger progressives driven by class envy. That […]