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Campaign speech case is regulatory overkill

George Will  Occasionally, the Supreme Court considers questions that are answered merely by asking them. On Tuesday, the court will hear arguments about this: Should a government agency, whose members are chosen by elected officials, be empowered to fine or imprison any candidate or other participant in the political process who during a campaign makes what the agency […] Continue reading →

Liberals Must Choose Between Freedom And Fascism

Kurt Schlichter,   Honest liberals are having their Andrew Breitbart moment. Andrew started out as a liberal, except he was the kind of liberal that’s exceedingly rare today. He was a liberal who actually believed in the things liberals say they believe in, like free expression and personal autonomy. But they don’t. Andrew’s change began when […] Continue reading →

A Warning To The State Of Pennsylvania

Michael Reagan  Be careful, Pennsylvania people. You can’t afford to blow it this fall. Your great state is, I’m sorry to say, already not so great when it comes to fiscal solvency. Don’t make it worse by dumping your Republican governor, Tom Corbett. Despite the Marcellus Shale boom that’s turned Pennsylvania into the Saudi Arabia […] Continue reading →

“HRC”: A Study Guide To 2016 for the GOP

Hugh Hewitt  “HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton” by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes is a riveting, almost-impossible-to-put-down chronicle of the five years in the life of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton that begins with her loss to Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential primaries and ends with her departure […] Continue reading →

Liberals are winning the language war?

 Are conservatives linguistically challenged? Or are they just naïve enough to think they can win the battle of ideas with — ideas? Okay, and money. Conservatives, like liberals, will spend huge amounts of money this year to get their ideas across to voters. But what they fail to do is bundle their thoughts into a […] Continue reading →

Your 2016 Republican Field, by the Odds

Albert R. Hunt  If you want to wager on who the 2016 Republican nominee will be and have only one choice, the best bet may be former Florida Governor Jeb Bush. However, the odds overwhelmingly suggest the former governor won’t win the nomination — assuming he even runs. This underscores, more than any other time […] Continue reading →

Eric Holder’s Race Card

Jonah Goldberg,   Last week, the president’s lap dog blew his dog whistle. In case you didn’t know, in politics a “dog whistle” is coded language that has a superficial meaning for everybody, but also a special resonance for certain constituencies. Using dog whistles lets politicians deny they meant to say anything nasty, bigoted or controversial. […] Continue reading →

Did Professor Advocate Censorship of Conservative Student Newspaper?

Todd Starnes  University of Minnesota at Morris biology professor Dr. Paul Zachary Myers doesn’t like young Republicans. In fact, he called them “a**holes.” “That’s what they are,” Myers told me in a telephone interview on Friday. “I think they’ve amply demonstrated it is accurate.” And he also doesn’t like The Morris North Star, a conservative […] Continue reading →