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Dems Warn Mattis They Will Vote Against Waiver If He Doesn’t Show Up to Their Hearing

Cortney O’Brien,  Secretary of Defense nominee Gen. James Mattis is testifying in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday, but will not do the same for the House Armed Services Committee. The Trump transition team reportedly cancelled his appearance. Mattis, who retired from the military just three years ago, needs a congressional waiver to serve in the post,

Economic choices facing the United States: Why we need a new direction

Jeffrey D. Sachs, Over the next several weeks, I will explore the economic choices facing the United States and its relations with the rest of the world. The election season obviously makes this timely, yet the real choices facing our country will not be settled in November. The debates will take place over many years.

How To Destroy America From Within

John Hawkins, As Adam Smith, the Godfather of capitalism, once said, there’s a “great deal of ruin in a nation.” That’s doubly true when you’re talking about a nation like America, the world’s last remaining superpower. How do you destroy a country with a powerful economy, a strong military, and a moral and decent people?

Walter E. Williams: Multiculturalism: A Failed Concept

German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared that multiculturalism has “utterly failed,” adding that it was an illusion to think Germans and foreign workers could “live happily side by side.” The failure of multiculturalism is also seen in Denmark, Sweden, the United Kingdom, France, Belgium and other European countries. Immigrants coming from Africa and the Middle East

Pentagon Official Criticizes Benghazi Panel Information Requests

A Pentagon official complained that the Republican-led House committee investigating Hillary Clinton’s response to the 2012 Benghazi attacks has launched a “crescendo” of new demands for interviews and other information that the Defense Department considers unnecessary. Committee staff have threatened to subpoena some service members because the department is unable to move quickly enough to

You Blew It! World’s Free University is Sadly Biased

 Bengali-American educator Salman Khan is a brilliant reformer who wants to bring a free education to everyone in the world. With degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University, and a background in the financial world, he decided to create a “free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere” through his Khan Academy. His story

Rand Paul is right. Social conservatives should embrace libertarianism

 David Harsanyi   These days, to even suggest the possibility that a fiscally conservative economic outlook is compatible with faith is a matter of hypocrisy. “I am afraid that (Rep. Paul) Ryan’s budget reflects the values of his favorite philosopher, Ayn Rand, rather than the gospel of Jesus Christ,” the Rev. Thomas Reese of Georgetown University