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No on Keystone pipeline _ but GOP vows replay

 In a combustible blend of oil and politics, the Democratic-controlled Senate rejected legislation Tuesday night to force completion of the Keystone XL Pipeline. Republicans vowed to resurrect the controversial issue soon after taking two-house control of Congress in January. The 59-41 Senate vote was one short of the 60 needed to clear the House-passed measure, […] Read More →

What the Economy Has Done to the Family

It could be a future diorama at New York’s Museum of Natural History: A human male and female who not only got married, but stayed married. Divorce among 50-somethings has doubled since 1990. One in five adults have never married, up from one in ten 30 years ago. In all, a majority of American adults […] Read More →

How To Stop Being Poor

John Hawkins,  Liberalism is for poor people who are content to stay poor. Conservatism is for poor people who want to make a better life for themselves. I tell you that from experience because I have been poor. Once in college, on a trip out of town, I slept in an elevator all night because […] Read More →

Why Millennials Can’t Get Enough of Science

 The wildly successful web publication “I F*cking Love Science” currently has over 18 million likes on Facebook. For context, Popular Science has 2.8 million likes, and Scientific American magazine has about 2 million. The publication’s founder, 25-year-old Elise Andrew, has never been affiliated with any mainstream media outlet. She launched her page in 2012, filling it with beautiful scientific […] Read More →

U.S. judge affirms conservative voice with same-sex marriage vote

 In 2011, Judge Jeffrey Sutton of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals surprised and disappointed many fellow conservatives by voting to uphold President Obama’s healthcare overhaul. On Thursday, he reaffirmed his standing as one of the U.S. judiciary’s leading conservative voices by upholding laws against same-sex marriage in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee. In leading […] Read More →

Millennials Demand Real Hope and Change

Ashley Pratte,   Millennials were once in the pocket of liberals but exit polling shows that they are certainly up for grabs. Young people all across America have felt the effects of a bad economy and a tough job market. Conservatives gained ground with millennials under the age of 30—closing a large gap that used to […] Read More →

Optimism Shines as National Retail Federation Forecasts Holiday Sales to Increase 4.1%

 Washington, – After a turbulent start to 2014, the National Retail Federation announced today it expects sales in November and December (excluding autos, gas and restaurant sales) to increase a healthy 4.1 percent to $616.9 billion, higher than 2013’s actual 3.1 percent increase during that same time frame. Holiday sales on average have grown 2.9 percent […] Read More →