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Taking Reagan’s Advice

Thanks to our friend Neil for reminding us that today is “World Freedom Day” (at least according to the White House). Here’s the proclamation:…

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It’s a Landslide!

America’s finest news source has the best round-up of election coverage I’ve seen so far – “Politicians Sweep Midterm Elections: Resounding Victories In All…

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Midterm Nailbiting

Now that the polls on the East Coast are closed and we’re all waiting to see which way the balance of power will fall, follow…

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America Works

Jeff Wrase at the Joint Economic Committee emails this morning with good news – the lowest levels of unemployment in over five years. The…

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Ralph Harris, RIP

Ralph Harris, guiding light of the UK’s Institute for Economic Affairs, has passed away. The Times has an extensive obituary: For three decades…

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Cars, Women and Minorities

The magazines Black Enterprise, African American Golfer’s Digest and Divas On-The-Go are hosting the African-American Empowerment Weekend here in Washington this week. We’ve talked…

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Frank Luntz, Save Us!

The Powell’s Books website has an interesting review (via The New Republic) of George Lakoff’s latest book about politics and language, Whose Freedom? Lakoff…

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Don’t Tax My Timber

The Canadian government has finally passed a resolution to end the long-festering softwood lumber dispute with the U.S. While it’s not a perfect deal,…

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E Pluribus Equine

Having solved all other problems on their agenda, the House voted bravely last week (263-146) to ban the slaughter of horses for…

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IPN to UNFPA: Drop Dead

It’s a thankless task keeping up with the Ozymandian agglomeration of bureaucracy that is the United Nations, so it’s merciful that our friends…

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Don’t Fence Me In

Joseph Farah over at WorldNetDaily makes the case against the Hank Paulson nomination for Treasury secretary, including a nice quote from R.J.