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How the Rest of the World Views the Political Happenings in the United States

Derek Hunter, Trapped By The Past. I’ve been wondering lately how the rest of the world views the political happenings in the United States. My only glimpse on this had come through the US media, which presented an unpleasant picture but is completely untrustworthy. So I decided to see for myself. With my wife having

The ‘Border Adjustment Tax’: Great Tax Reform – That Gets Us Great Trade Reform

Seton Motley, Our nation’s tax code is a nightmare mess of thorny brambles.  Interwoven with other thorny brambles.  Behind a high wall of thorny brambles.  It is anti-citizen.  And it is anti-anything-productive citizens choose to do – up to and especially including engaging in anything having to do with business. Many, many facets of our

Facebook executives feel the heat of content controversies

After Facebook’s removal of an iconic Vietnam war photo stirred an international uproar last month, the social network’s executives quickly backtracked and cleared its publication. But the image – showing a naked Vietnamese girl burned by napalm – had previously been used in training sessions as an example of a post that should be removed,

Was Edmund Burke The First Conservative ?

 British statesman, parliamentary orator and political thinker, played a prominent part in all major political issues for about 30 years after 1765, and remained an important figure in the history of political theory. Burke was Irish, born in Dublin in 1729. His father, a solicitor, was protestant, his mother Roman Catholic. He entered Trinity college,