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How Healthcare.Gov Imploded

, Jace Gregory

The Obama Administration continues to prioritize political success over people as evidenced in the rollout of the public face of Obamacare: Healthcare.gov. As of the end of February 2014, the Administration had spent $834 million…

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Yesterday, Today and ?

, Ethan Gaitz

Finding academics and intellectuals who are critical of the current White House has almost amounted to trying to find a needle in a haystack. Yet, for those who have been looking for such a mythical…

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Heather Has Two Textbooks

, Malcolm A. Kline

While parents of public school children may feel besieged by alternative lifestyles, one public school teacher doesn’t think the literature available to them is diverse enough. “It takes a lot of work to find books…

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U-S-A, U-S-A, U-S-A

, Malcolm A. Kline

It is good to remember, at least once a year, that Independence Day is more than an old movie with Will Smith. “The enemy fleet was nearing Philadelphia,” Bob Morrison, a senior fellow at the…

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FIRE Files Four Lawsuits

, Jace Gregory

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) announced today that it is coordinating the filing of lawsuits against four universities as part of its new Stand Up For Speech Litigation Project. The project goal…

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Librarian Feels Target-ed

, Malcolm A. Kline

When Target, Inc. attempted to spread good will in the San Francisco Bay area—a market it was entering—the department store chain encountered resentment of its efforts to refurbish a public school library—from the librarian. “I…

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What Would Madison Do?

, David Corbin and Matthew Parks

Coming soon: a lawsuit filed by House Speaker John Boehner challenging President Obama’s usurpation of legislative authority. According to the Speaker’s legal theory (summarized in a memo that closely follows a recent George Will column), the…

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Common Core Subtraction

, Malcolm A. Kline

Big name Republicans giving their full-throated support to the Obama Administration’s Common Core education reforms don’t dwell too much on what they are. They don’t look good in close-up. “Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in…

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Academics Blind to Terrorism

, Jace Gregory

Terrorist attacks are on the rise but the academic and media elites we rely on for information are, as usual, the last to notice. According to University of Chicago professor John Mearsheimer, “Terrorism—most of it…

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