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Trump gets it right on Antiquities Act rollback

December 9 2017
by Erin Hawley

Presidents have long thought it proper to ensure that a prior monument designation complies with the terms of the Antiquities Act...

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The Disney Channel is no longer safe for our kids

December 8 2017
by Julie Gunlock

The Disney Channel and its spin-off, Disney XD, are no longer “safe spaces” for kids...

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Another Big Winner from Tax Reform

December 7 2017
by Carrie L. Lukas

Families with children are also among the biggest winners...

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Don't shed any tears for John Conyers

December 5 2017
by Patrice Lee Onwuka

Taxpayers deserve better, but so do the people he represents...

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Why Kids Benefit from Family Traditions

November 30 2017
by Rachel DiCarlo Currie

If our families can’t or won’t satisfy these desires, we will naturally look elsewhere—to non-familial groups and institutions—for help in constructing our identities...

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Rubio-Lee child tax credit isn't the only way to help struggling families

November 30 2017
by Carrie L. Lukas

Families with children will be among the biggest winners if this tax reform package becomes law...

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The real meaning behind high loan default rates among black students — another kind of college mismatch

November 29 2017
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

The data show that a lot of kids don’t know what they are getting into when they take out a student loan...

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Samizdat GOOP Memo Reveals Plans for Image Makeover

November 28 2017
by Julie Gunlock

A note for the literal-minded: This is a parody...

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Neurotoxins in Your Thanksgiving Meal

November 21 2017
by Angela Logomasini

Should you “go organic” for Thanksgiving, buying only “chemical free” foods?...

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Healthcare choices should be as widespread as our Thanksgiving choices

November 21 2017
by Hadley Heath

The federal government is still dictating which coverage pieces are essential and which are not...

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Richard Cordray's departure should end the campaign against payday loans

November 20 2017
by Patrice Lee Onwuka

Richard Cordray is stepping down from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the public should breathe a sigh of relief...

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I Am Thankful for How Tax Reform Makes the American Dream Possible

November 19 2017
by Patrice Lee Onwuka

I am thankful that after almost three decades, our nation is once again reforming our tax code to make life better for families like my own...

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The individual mandate belongs in the trash heap

November 15 2017
by Hadley Heath

The individual mandate has long been the least popular part of the Affordable Care Act...

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Do Conservative Women Deserve Respect Too?

November 13 2017
by Carrie L. Lukas

Is this really acceptable treatment of a woman?...

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No, the American Dream Is Not Dead

November 9 2017
by Rachel Currie

For many years now, sizable majorities of Americans have said they think the country as a whole is on the wrong track...

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Trump's Spectacular Speech From Seoul

November 8 2017
by Claudia Rosett

President Trump wrapped up his visit to South Korea with a speech square in the tradition of President Ronald Reagan...

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Donna Brazile's book accidentally reveals what the Democratic Party really thinks about women

November 7 2017
by Charlotte Hays

Brazile inadvertently lifts the lid and shows what her party really thinks about women...

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No, Bolshevik Parents Weren’t Early Free Rangers

November 7 2017
by Julie Gunlock

Twenty-three percent of American millennials consider Joseph Stalin and Kim Jong Un “heroes”...

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Our Debt to Military Spouses

November 6 2017
by Hadley Heath

We should consider practical ways we can do more to address the challenges they face. Fortunately, such efforts are underway...

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Liberals blasting GOP tax bill don't actually understand it

November 3 2017
by Erin Hawley

Thursday, House Republican leaders proposed much-needed tax reform...

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Glamour’s unworthy ‘Women of the Year’

November 3 2017
by Carrie L. Lukas

The magazine continues its tradition of using this award to honor women who advance an extreme, leftist political agenda, while ignoring every woman with right-of-center views...

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Why North Korea Needs Relisting as a Terror-Sponsoring State

November 2 2017
by Claudia Rosett

Should we put North Korea back on the list of State Sponsors of Terrorism -- to which the the instant answer from State ought to be yes, yes, YES...

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There’s still time to repeal, replace ObamaCare’s Medicare board

November 2 2017
by Hadley Heath

Did you resolve to do something ambitious in 2017? GOP lawmakers did: They resolved (even promised) to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act...

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Let's Prioritize Protecting Girls

October 31 2017
by Carrie L. Lukas

Women and girls everywhere deserve basic human rights and to be free from violence and exploitation...

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Democratic women in the Senate were all for these tax reform principles until Trump proposed them

October 30 2017
by Patrice Lee Onwuka

Women in Congress have a chance to demonstrate bipartisanship and leadership that will help women succeed in today’s economy by coming to the table to support needed tax changes...

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