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Obama Attends OFA Obamacare Summit

ObamaCare is a Penalty

, Spencer Irvine

Ilya Somin, law professor at George Mason University, said that the ObamaCare mandate is more of a penalty to Americans than a tax as the U.S. Supreme Court held in its past decision. Somin’s remarks…

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Maryland’s New Show and Tell

, Tony Perkins

If you need proof that same-sex “marriage” is about more than “love,” look no further than Montgomery County, Maryland. There, parents are dealing with the fallout of the state’s redefinition of marriage with a sweeping…

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World Bank: Epic Fail

, Spencer Irvine

Development programs run by the World Bank and other multilateral agencies regularly fail because they rely on government aid rather than the free market, New York University economist William Easterly said recently at the Cato…

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Amherst’s War on Frats

, John K. Wilson

Amherst College, which banned fraternities and sororities in 1984, has now taken this an alarming step further: starting July 1, any students participating in an unofficial fraternity or sorority will be punished, and could be expelled….

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Regulated Nation

, Malcolm A. Kline

Some scholars are actually entertaining the possibility that America might be overregulated and, of course, you can find them at the Federalist Society. “All three branches have caused it and done nothing to stop it,”…

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Professors Deconstruct Obama’s Muscular Presidency

, Spencer Irvine

Law professors Jonathan Turley of George Washington University and Nicholas Rosenkranz of Georgetown slammed President Obama’s “muscular presidency” as dangerously unconstitutional. The Federalist Society hosted these speakers in a panel discussion entitled, “Suspension of Laws:…

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Health Care Contraception Mandate

ObamaCare’s Contraception Mandate

, Spencer Irvine

Law professors John Eastman of Chapman University and Martin Lederman of Georgetown debated the religious implications of ObamaCare’s contraception mandate during a panel discussion at a recent Federalist Society conference. With the passage of the…

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Beyond Rosy Jobs Forecasts

, Malcolm A. Kline

It’s one thing when a right-wing think tank scores the economy under a Democratic president. It’s quite another when a left-wing think tank gives it a failing grade. “The Great Recession officially ended in June…

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Bryan Caplan, Economics

Is College Worth It? Nope

, Spencer Irvine

  George Mason economics professor Bryan Caplan, at the libertarian think tank Cato Institute, said that college is not worth it for both taxpayers and for low-performing students coming out of high school. He examined…

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