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Revolution looms in Ukraine as violence grows

Through ice, snow, sleet and subfreezing temperatures, Ukraine's protesters have braved the winter's harshest elements to take a stand for their country's economic future. Amid fears of revolution, Prime Minister Even…

With ‘religious freedom,’ who gets to be most free?

Though it would be fallacious to ever describe the United States as a “Christian nation” in a legal sense, the fact remains that such a tradition often remains a social…

Why you should care about McDonnell’s corruption indictment

When news broke last week that former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were indicted on 14 counts of corruption related to accepting more than $165,000 in gifts…

Harris v. Quinn: An end to forced unionization, or an end to unions?

This Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Harris v. Quinn, a First Amendment challenge regarding labor union dues. After oral arguments, it remains to be seen how the…

Huckabee: Dems say women need government to ‘control their libido’

In today's segment of "Mike Huckabee says something offensive" I bring you his miraculous speech at a meeting of the Republican National Committee on Thursday.…

Blurred facts in Wendy Davis bio don’t make her less compelling

Texas State Senator Wendy Davis is an impressive woman. She is a charismatic Harvard-educated attorney and prodigious fundraiser with an ability to energize the state’s Democratic base better than anyone…

The American people’s Springer-esque romance with Washington

As a college student over winter break, I indulged in many different activities to quell my overwhelming boredom. Besides lying on Facebook about reading for fun and studying German, I…

Upworthy’s popularity shows unflattering reality of American ‘news’ consumption

Upworthy.com — a left-leaning site that aims to “make important stuff as viral as a video of some idiot surfing off his roof" by providing ultra-clickable videos and stories —…

Anthony Bourdain’s unlikely contribution to American diplomacy

In recent memory Anthony Bourdain has evolved from an attention-whored chef/writer to a famed image of Americans abroad. Proud societies from Malaysia to Myanmar appreciate his flattering approach to diplomacy,…

America reacts to Obama’s NSA announcement: So what?

This week President Obama announced some potential changes to the controversial data monitoring carried out by the National Security Administration. The public responded with a resounding, "So what?" …

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