• Who Will Be The Next Speaker Of The House?

    Who Will Be The Next Speaker Of The House?

    After yesterday's interview of me by Jake Tapper about The Happiest Life, email poured in –about my later interview of the Washington Post's Robert Costa on the question of who will be the next Speaker of the House if, as widely expected, John Boehner retires at the end of this…

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  • Obama’s Jarring “Morning in America” Dud

    Obama’s Jarring “Morning in America” Dud

    The president offered a tone of cheerful nationalism, celebrating everything that's great about America, with no hint of the “fundamental transformation” he once promised. The substance of the speech was almost non-existent other than a series of rehashes and meaningless gestures. But the good news was that vacuousness isn't scary.…

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  • Republicans Change Party Rules

    Attention Republican men and women in Arizona and across America. Change is in the air... and it's great news for our country and the world. Last week the Republican National Committee acted with overwhelming unity to change our party rules to help us take back the White House in 2016.…

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  • Unbalanced Hatred in the Middle East

    Unbalanced Hatred in the Middle East

    President Obama's interview with New Yorker magazine generated controversy with its insistence that marijuana is no more dangerous than alcohol. But he's been pushing another false equivalence that is even more outrageous—and dangerous. Noting that Sunni nations like Saudi Arabia share Israel's interest in restraining Iran, the president speculated that…

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  • Feds Fight Drunken Sex on Campus

    Feds Fight Drunken Sex on Campus

    In late January, the president convened a task force of “senior administration officials” to stop drunken sex on college campuses. He endorsed a new report from the White House Council on Women and Girls showing that many female victims are “abused while they're drunk, under the influence of drugs or…

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  • Explaining Poverty

    Explaining Poverty

    With President Obama stressing economic inequality in his State of the Union Address, a new poll seemed to support the idea that the nation's distribution of wealth is fundamentally unfair. According to the Pew Research Center, more people say an individual's poverty comes from “circumstances beyond his or her control”…

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  • Obama’s “Dream” and the Abortion Nightmare

    Obama’s “Dream” and the Abortion Nightmare

    Barack Obama won the presidency in large part through promises to unify America and close painful gaps in our society. Unfortunately, he missed an important chance to advance that process on the recent 41st anniversary of the Roe Vs. Wade decision on abortion. The president could have acknowledged the thousands…

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