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Obama Leaves Ticking Deficit Time Bomb For Successor - W. James Antle
"Deficit-reducing health care reform" just kicks the can down the road.

"Diversity" In Action - Thomas Sowell
America needs to dump its attraction to utopianism and face reality.


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Today in History:  U.S. Launches First Satellite (1958) ... Shuttle Columbia Disintegrates on Re-Entry (2003) ... Supreme Court Convenes For First Time (1790) ... Texas Secedes from Union (1861) ... "Battle Hymn Of The Republic" Published (1862) ... Royal Canadian Mounted Police Founded (1920)

How Elsa, Anna, Olaf, and Co. Could "Help Fight Global Warming" - Clare Foran
State Dept. wants to use Disney characters to indoctrinate children.

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Constitutional Challenges in Court

Supreme Court Gets Another Chance to Kill Crazy Raisin Regulations - Baylen Linnekin
Plaintiffs charge a blatant violation of 5th Amendment protections.

Court to Hear Lethal Injection Case Following Spate of Botched Executions - Dustin Volz
Justices to review use of controversial sedative midazolam.

"We Can't Keep Bending the Fourth Amendment" - Damon Root
Sonia Sotomayor stands up for the Amendment in drug-sniffing dog case.

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The Crony Capitalism Litmus Test - Timothy P. Carney
The Ex-Im Bank won't survive 2015—if the GOP is serious about free market principles.

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Payback from the IRS - Tammy Bruce
Wasteful agency warns that budget cut could mean poor service.

Obama Presidency Now Redolent Of A Banana Republic - Investor's Business Daily
Does the president have any real interest in the job, or just in adulation?

Next Housing Bubble Will Be Caused By Gov't, Not 'Greed' - Michael Barone
Fanny and Freddie are back to their old tricks.

Income Inequality Is a Problem — - Sheldon Richman
When caused by government meddling and the privilege of well-connectedness.

The Mushrooming Welfare State - George Will
Changing social norms is -- must be -- the progressive agenda.

Will the West Defend Itself? - Walter Williams
Multiculturalism is slowly killing Europe. Yet our leftists still love it.

The Keystone Catechism - George Will
Facts seem to be buried deeper than a traditional oil well.

EPA Reform: 6 Crucial Areas Congress Should Investigate - Jon Basil Utley
Ending regulatory looniness would help, rather than hurt, the environment.

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