Topic: economic

Minimum Wage Increase - Small BusinessWorkers - Meet your Replacement;Thanks To The Democrats & ObamaSmall Businesses, Nonprofits, And Public Sector Employers Will Be Especially Impacted’SEN. MITCH ... discuss

Senator Mike Lee (R-UT)by U.S. Sen. Mike Lee: (Adapted from Senate floor remarks on May 18, 2016.)Mr. President, in a piece of legislation of this size, there is always much to praise — and, unfortu ... discuss

. . . NY Times Attacks Donald Trump But Ignores Bill Clinton’s Sexual Indiscretions.Editorial Cartoon by AF "Tony" Branco Tags: Hillary Clinton, economic advisor, NY Times, attacks, Donald Trump, ... discuss

Editorial Cartoon by AF Brancoby Patrick Buchanan: In his coquettish refusal to accept the Donald, Paul Ryan says he cannot betray the conservative “principles” of the party of Abraham Lincoln, hi ... discuss

How the Secretary of State's globalist agenda renders him unfit for his job.John Kerry - A World Class Doofusby Michael Cutler: John Kerry's Department of State is responsible for functions that are s ... discuss

One current Supreme Court case stands at the center of the abortion debate in America—Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, a legal challenge brought by Texas abortion providers claiming state safe ... discuss

by Paul Jacob, Contributing Author: The Democratic People’s Republic of North Korea isn’t.That is, it isn’t democratic and it is not “the people’s” in any republican sense.But it does exi ... discuss

by Kerby Anderson, Contributing Author: In the first quarter this year, the nation’s gross domestic product grew by just one-half of a percent. Let me say to people who are younger and have grown u ... discuss

by Dr. David Schnare: The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act is a federal law enacted in the early 1970’s that provides for extended criminal penalties and a civil cause of ac ... discuss

by Robert Romano: Someone might want to tell President Barack Obama that you cannot put Harriet Tubman — a staunch 19th century abolitionist — onto the $20 bill and then tell the American people t ... discuss

ARRA News Service: Tomorrow is the 68th anniversary of the founding of the modern state of Israel. Per the Knesset site:On May 14, 1948, the members of the People's Council proclaimed the establishm ... discuss

Conservative filmmaker discusses his new movie, "Hillary's America."by David Horowitz, Contributing Author: Below are the video and transcript to Dinesh D'Souza's lecture at the David Horowitz Freedom ... discuss

Dr Will JohnstonDr Will Johnston Chair, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition of BCI have a dream, and in that dream the Parliament of Canada debates far into the night to perfect a new law. The new Bill h ... discuss

From The National InterestBy Adriel KasontainShareIt may not be apparent to everyone today, but written constitutions are a relatively modern phenomenon. The two earliest examples date only from the l ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - I write words and music about the rhyme and reason of life. The Headline Reads – Rejoice: Rapture Almost Here So…with the rapture almost here, do you have your affairs in ... discuss

by Robert Romano: Calling Donald Trump the "presumptive nominee" after his decisive win in the Indiana primary as Texas Senator Ted Cruz dropped out of the GOP race for president, Republican Nationa ... discuss

by Paul Jacob, Contributing Author: Socialists often brag how their activism — through unions — gave the modern world its five-day workweek. One could spend a book picking at this boast, but no ne ... discuss

Bernie Sanders’ steadily growing popularity has spawned some admittedly funny memes attacking his economic views.  But humor aside, I find that there’s little empirical evidence supporting so ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. These proud words of Samuel Francis Smith changed the opening stanza of “God Save the Queen” to that of “My Country ‘Tis of Thee,” though the music of these two songs ... discuss

In Greek mythology the songs of the Sirens were of such potent appeal that mortals who failed to resist listening to them were inevitably lured to a path of languishing doom. True of many myths, the ... discuss

by Paul Jacob, Contributing Author: “I’m the only candidate,” Hillary Clinton boasted at a town hall back in March, with “a policy about how to bring economic opportunity — using clean rene ... discuss

by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders scored a surprising upset win last night in Indiana's Democrat primary. Prior to yesterday's vote, Clinton was leading in the polls b ... discuss

Contact: Kristin Brown, Institute for Faith, Work & Economics, 703-962-7877 MCLEAN, Va., May 4, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- Two new high school courses released Wednesday by the Institute for Faith ... discuss

For nearly two and a half centuries, Americans have enjoyed the enormous privilege and responsibility of forming our own government—a privilege rarely experienced throughout most of human history. F ... discuss

By: Cliff Kincaid | Accuracy in Media Noam Chomsky, a Marxist professor who says he has been at MIT for 65 years,maintains that we need a new economic system. He has endorsed something called “ ... discuss

This article can be viewed as a PowerPoint presentation, with pictures, click here. To download as a tract for printing and distribution, click here (English) and here ( ... discuss

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We are unused to referendums in this country, so we tend to think in terms of general elections. Behind much of the coverage of the EU debate is the assumption that voting to leave somehow means put ... discuss

This is something that I have been sort of saying myself, for a very long time. Glad someone finally wrote it: Ronald Reagan swept to two landslide victories on the strength of his famous three-legged ... discuss

Students at St. John Bosco, Rochester, NY(Photo source: stjohnbosco.org.)On April 28, the National Catholic Register published an article by Peter Jesserer Smith on the growing number of Catholic scho ... discuss

The Medicaid expansion in Ohio helped 500,000+ of Kasich's constituents, Saved many lives, provided healthcare to 40,000+ poor and unemployed VETERANS, provided drug treatment to keep people out of ... discuss

Duly Noted by George Handlery Evidently, Britain’s decision about her continued EU membership (“Brexit”) is crucial. Obama’s threatening butting in on the debate underlines this assessment. Th ... discuss

Amidst the presidential campaign maelstrom and relentless Progressive violations of our liberties, traditional values, religious freedom, free enterprise, and constitutional underpinnings, now this:Un ... discuss

After years of declines, the US suicide rate rose 24% over 15 years according to a new report from the national Centers for Disease on suicide rates in the US from 1999-2014. The suicide rate rose for ... discuss

 Archbishop of D.C.: Never Has Responsibility to Protect Life Been More Difficult Than in Our DayBy Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, DC. Cardinal Donald Wuerl is pictur ... discuss

 Why Are Suicide Rates Climbing after Years of Decline?By Nancy Valko After years of declines, the US suicide rate rose 24% over 15 years according to a new report from the national ... discuss

Thirteen "little sins" that, if left unconfessed, can have a serious impact on our spiritual lives. Through the author's honest (and sometimes funny) examination of these sins in her own life, as well ... discuss

Dear Friends, Modern culture is overloaded with news, social media, electronic images, technological advances, advertisements and so forth. The limits of our time and attention are pressed to new boun ... discuss

We put in our application to adopt in February, announced our plan to adopt on Mother’s Day, and became ‘home study ready’ on September 11. In 2014. It’s now been two years of waiting ... discuss

ARRA News Service Editor: Barack Obama, in normal ham-handed fashion, attempted threatening the British into submission last week on Brexit. And as is usual for "the messiah", his efforts backfired: w ... discuss

by Nelson Hultberg, Contributing Author: Everyone agrees that the Republican establishment has a visceral hatred of Donald Trump, and has made it known subtly (and not so subtly) since last summer wh ... discuss

The Man Behind the Crony Machineby Seton Motley, Contributing Author: A key Barack Obama Administration legacy item is its wanton abuse of the Constitution’s separation and balance of power ... discuss

Today there are around 500,000 buffalo in the United States,and about 90 percent are in private hands.(Photo: Yellowstone National Park/ Flickr/ CC BY 2.0)by Jarrett Stepman: The North American bison ... discuss

This article was published by True Dignity Vermont on April 22, 2016.News sources are reporting with surprise and seeming alarm on the Center for Disease Control’s newly released statistics showing ... discuss

The following is the speech delivered by Robert Falcon Ouellette MP (Winnipeg Centre Lib) at 6:30 pm on Monday May 2, 2016, as reported by Hansard.Robert Falcon Ouellette MP (Winnipeg Centre Lib)Madam ... discuss

The Conservative Action Project, founded by former Attorney General Edwin Meese and chaired by The Honorable Becky Norton Dunlop, is designed to facilitate conservative leaders working together on beh ... discuss

Dr. Ron Paulby Dr. Ron Paul: This week, President Obama and Vice President Biden held a hastily arranged secret meeting with Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen. According to the one paragraph stat ... discuss

commons image via vimeoProtesters in Ukraine, via WikimediaU.S. Marines in a Wedge Formation, via WikimediaI'd like to tell you about a movement.  It's a movement of young people.  It is a m ... discuss

If economic issues and monetary policy is your bag, then this video of Ted Cruz on CNBC's Sqawkbox is for you. This topic covers some of the most important and impactful policy affecting the United St ... discuss

The sciences can tell us what is, but not what should be. Look—STEM is great, even vital, but science and technology can’t give us purpose, values, and real significance. Lewis warned that modern ... discuss

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey and Iran agreed Saturday to boost economic cooperation between their neighboring nations, aiming to triple their trade to reach $30 billion annually, Turkey's president said. ... discuss

WASHINGTON (AP) — While markets are calmer and China's economic problems look more manageable, top global finance officials are still struggling to deal with a world recovery that is fragile with gr ... discuss

Once again, the biggest exporter of terrorism in the World, refuses to accept responsibility for it’s own people. Via The New York Times: WASHINGTON — Saudi Arabia has told the Obama administ ... discuss

Fairfax, VA — Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement urging Congress to require Puerto Rico to restructure its $72 billion debt and not to bail ... discuss

WASH. POST: ‘Should The United States Take Steps Not Strictly Mandated By The Text Of The Nuclear Accord At A Time When Iran Is Testing Nuclear-Capable Missiles?’“[T]he U.S. has been thrust in ... discuss

There are blue eyed people ad brown eyed people, right? Well, it's not that simple. You see, not all blue eyed people have 100% blue eyes, some have flecks of brown. And not all brown eyed people have ... discuss

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina city is bracing for an economic hit if thousands stay away from what's billed as the world's largest furniture market. ... discuss

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' trip to Rome to speak the Vatican conference on social and economic justice (all times Eastern Daylight Time): ... discuss

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' trip to Rome to speak the Vatican conference on social and economic justice (all times Eastern Daylight Time): ... discuss

LONDON (AP) — U.S. stocks are little changed as investors weigh first quarter results from several financial companies and look ahead to weekend meetings on economics and oil. ... discuss

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' trip to Rome to speak the Vatican conference on social and economic justice (all times Eastern Daylight Time): ... discuss

HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets were mostly lower Friday as investors assessed a report on Chinese quarterly economic growth. Market players were also watching for cues on currencies and other ... discuss

HONG KONG (AP) — China's economic growth slowed in the first quarter to 6.7 percent, largely in line with expectations, but its slowest pace since the global financial crisis. ... discuss

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks mostly edged lower on Friday as investors assessed a report on Chinese quarterly economic growth while Japanese shares dropped after an earthquake. Market players were ... discuss

HONG KONG (AP) — China's economic growth slowed in the first quarter to 6.7 percent compared with the previous year, according to official data released Friday. ... discuss

HONG KONG (AP) — China's economic growth slows to 6.7 percent in first quarter, lowest since 2009. ... discuss

PayPal, as an entity, has the freedom to locate wherever they like, and we wouldn’t presume to tell them otherwise. However, when they seek to punish North Carolina for enacting a law regulating the ... discuss

Topsy and Tuptim said what?Topsy and Tuptim left the study group and decided to go to the library to exchange comments. They set up camp in a meeting room where they can eat lunch. From her bag Topsy ... discuss

Protect the Order of Freedom. Islam baffles the Western world. A PC-induced inability to face the fundamentals, translates into ineffective counter punches. Thus, meeting the challenge is hindered. C ... discuss

U.S. stocks climbed again Wednesday as quarterly results from JPMorgan Chase gave banks a big lift. Economic news from China powered industrial and technology companies in the U.S. and stock exchanges ... discuss

  Bishop defends inviting pro-abortion Sanders to Vatican conference  Calvin Freiburger  A Vatican official is defending the decision to invite pro-abortion Democratic preside ... discuss

The United States has the highest corporate tax rate amongst members of the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development at 39.1 percent. In response to this high rate many companies have e ... discuss

One of my favorite movie scenes is from the 1990 comedy Kindergarten Cop starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. His character, an undercover cop, makes an immediate fool of himself interrogating his new s ... discuss

Who has total control of our tax dollars? Who takes them? Who decides where they go? Who decides to raise our taxes and take more from us to give to others? Who is who chooses to give some firms our t ... discuss

by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: Donald Trump’s defining characteristic is an obsession with winning. Trump makes no bones about this. This has been the theme of his life, his books, his ventur ... discuss

Dr. Ron Paulby Dr. Ron Paul: On Sunday Ukrainian prime minister Yatsenyuk resigned, just four days after the Dutch voted against Ukraine joining the European Union. Taken together, these two events ar ... discuss

Img via 'State of the Nation' (2012): War Epidemic and The Need for Radical Wisdomby Nelson Hultberg, Contributing Author: What are the sources of the interminable wars throughout the world today? Why ... discuss

by Paul Jacob, Contributing Author: Kathleen Parker is far from my favorite columnist, but her Sunday column comparing Pope Francis and presidential aspirant Sen. Bernie Sanders regarding their shared ... discuss

. . . To Trade Deficits Since 2000! Editorial Cartoon by William Warrenby Robert Romano: “We do not get to add 16 years of deficits and then add that to one year of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), wh ... discuss

WASHINGTON (AP) — As many in the United States hold their noses in the search for the next president, they're increasingly warming to the president they already have. ... discuss

by Nick Cunningham : After a 50 percent rally in oil prices between February and March, crude has retreated a bit as of late. The upcoming OPEC-Russia meeting in Doha looms over the markets, but few ... discuss

“Since 2014 there has been a significant increase in attacks on Christians and Christian communities by radical Hindu forces in India,” Open Doors USA CEO David Curry told FoxNews.com. “The cent ... discuss

by Kerby Anderson, Contributing Author: Many may not realize it but more illegal immigrants have been deported during President Obama’s presidency than ever before. An estimated 2.5 million people ... discuss

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Friday he will attend a Vatican City conference on social, economic and environmental issues next week, making the symbolic ov ... discuss

The Vatican was facing criticism from pro-life Catholics for allowing pro-abortion presidential candidate Bernie Sanders to speak at an event. Leading pro-life advocates were saying it’s tough f ... discuss

This video from Heritage shows the human (and economic) cost of government-mandated minimum wage increase laws. The government doesn't just wave a wand and new, free money appears out of the sky to gi ... discuss

HONG KONG (AP) — Japanese stocks rose Friday as the yen's strength stoked investor hopes for more stimulus to stop the currency from rising further and support the government's economic revival plan ... discuss

WASHINGTON (AP) — Janet Yellen, Ben Bernanke, Alan Greenspan and Paul Volker confronted numerous economic challenges during their combined nearly four decades as leaders of the Federal Reserve. On T ... discuss

Gary Bauerby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Obama's Priorities - We all know the anxiety level in the country is sky high. There is tremendous economic insecurity. Obama's foreign policy is failing ... discuss

Auto assembly line in Princeton, Indiana.(Cropped photo: Zbigniew Bzdak/KRT/Newscom via The Daily Signal)by Bryan Riley: One of the most persistent myths about international trade is that America ... discuss

I have long believed that there is a global power elite that manipulates the political process to its advantage. This strikes me as a “no duh” assertion. What separates me from some of my more con ... discuss

Daniel Henninger has a devastating column in today's WSJ: Panama Bernie (behind the paywall, but it was also at RealClearPolitics this morning; currently some kind of glitch or hack is interfering wit ... discuss

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — An economic backlash broadened Tuesday against a North Carolina law that critics say discriminates against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people with PayPal announcing i ... discuss

Catholics celebrated the Feast of the Annunciation on Monday, when the Virgin Mary said “yes” to God and Christ was conceived in her womb through the power of the Holy Spirit. But at the Universit ... discuss

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the economic backlash to a North Carolina law that requires transgender people to use public bathrooms conforming to the sex on their birth certificates and restri ... discuss

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's Senate approved a measure on Tuesday that would allow the governor to declare a fiscal emergency and place a moratorium on debt payments amid a worsening e ... discuss

By Patrick J. BuchananAs Wisconsinites head for the polls, our Beltway elites are almost giddy. For they foresee a Badger State bashing for Donald Trump, breaking his momentum toward the Republican no ... discuss

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's central bank on Tuesday cut its key interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point and hinted at other measures to boost liquidity and spur economic growth. ... discuss

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets kicked off the week mostly higher on Monday as investor sentiment was boosted by the U.S. monthly job report showing a sustained recovery in the labor ... discuss

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets kicked off the week mostly higher on Monday as investor sentiment was boosted by the U.S. monthly job report showing a sustained recovery in the labor m ... discuss

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets kicked off the week higher on Monday as investor sentiment was boosted by the U.S. monthly job report showing a sustained recovery in the labor market a ... discuss

I sometimes wonder at the wisdom of the "regulating abortion to death" strategy (often called the "chip away" strategy because it nips around the edges, instead of attacking the heart of the issue). ... discuss

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer sentiment slipped last month to lowest level since October as Americans worried the country's economic outlook, the University of Michigan says. ... discuss

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Moody's credit rating agency has changed the outlook for Mexico's debt rating to negative from stable, citing low oil prices and slow economic growth. ... discuss

NEW YORK (AP) — General Electric Co. asked the U.S. to drop the "too big to fail" tag for GE Capital, saying that its financing operations are a shadow of what they were when the Federal Reserve pla ... discuss

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's prime minister says the country's economy is being subjected to a "fierce war," adding that his government is working to stop the fall of local currency. ... discuss

LONDON (AP) — The British government is scrambling to save the country's struggling steel industry after Tata Steel announced plans to sell its U.K. plants, which employ almost 20,000 people. ... discuss

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Softer growth prospects for China and a weak recovery in major industrial economies are expected to push down economic growth in developing Asia to 5.7 percent in 2016 and ... discuss

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A prominent Japanese political figure appealed to U.N. member states Tuesday to implement guidelines approved in Japan last year aimed at saving lives and minimizing the econom ... discuss

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks mostly slipped Tuesday following a drop on Wall Street disappointed by U.S. economic data. ... discuss

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks mostly slipped in narrow trading Tuesday following a drop on Wall Street disappointed by U.S. economic data. ... discuss

PRAGUE (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in the Czech Republic on Monday for a visit aimed at boosting economic and political ties, a visit that's prompted protesters to fly the Tibetan fl ... discuss

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly lower Monday after Chinese industrial profits rebounded and U.S. economic growth was stronger than expected. European markets were closed for the Easter holid ... discuss

Photos are of Ukrainian/Russian kids who climb skyscrapers without safety gearThe photographs I used to preface this post are of Russian and Ukrainian daredevils who climb skyscrapers under constructi ... discuss

(Photo from 2016 march)Last Friday, the local Catholic prolife community held it's annual Good Friday Stations of the Cross in Reparation for Abortion march. The march focuses on not just abortion, bu ... discuss

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steady economic growth can fuel gains in the financial markets. But what if that growth isn't widely shared? ... discuss

HONG KONG (AP) — For decades, Hong Kong thrived as an Asian business hub thanks to its killer combination of Western freedoms, independent courts and closeness to mainland China's booming market. No ... discuss

Russell Kirk (via Wikimedia).That the Republican Party must reform or become irrelevant is increasingly obvious to most people. The hardest fact to deal with is that the voter base has shifted leftwar ... discuss

(A photo from Mike Gallagher)We held our annual Good Friday Stations of the Cross in Reparation for Abortion today. We were joined by folks taking part in similar prayer efforts in some 70 cities ... discuss

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The University of California's governing board adopted a statement condemning anti-Semitic behavior on Thursday, becoming the first public university system to do so since campa ... discuss

LONDON (AP) — Financial markets barely registered this week's attacks in Brussels, which killed more than 30 people, a sign that investors think the economic impact on Belgium and across Europe as a ... discuss

My mother was sexually abused at age 15 and because of this violation, she became pregnant.  In those years, talking about sexuality or any similar theme was abhorrent to society of that time and par ... discuss

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's economic and political crisis has relegated Rio de Janeiro's Olympic preparations to an afterthought with South America's first games just over four months away. ... discuss

As timely as ever, Forbes just published a cover article entitled, "Attack of the Blogs" in which the author ravages the irresponsibility of some bloggers and presents suggestions on what to do in the ... discuss

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's economic woes are forcing officials in Rio de Janeiro to cut back at least one anti-violence program ahead of the Olympic Games in August. ... discuss

I looked at the plus sign on the pregnancy test in disbelief… This couldn’t be happening. Just a short month before, I’d been told by an ob/gyn that I would need fertility treatments to ever be ... discuss

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — When President Barack Obama's state visit to Buenos Aires was announced early this year, Argentina's new president cast it as a sign that the South American nation was ... discuss

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FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Germany's Ifo Institute says its index of business confidence, a closely watched gauge of economic activity in Europe's largest economy, has risen after three months of dec ... discuss

HAVANA (AP) — Nudging Cuba toward democracy, President Barack Obama will cast a spotlight on political repression and economic misery here Tuesday when he meets with dissidents and speaks to the Cub ... discuss

HAVANA (AP) — Laying bare a half-century of tensions, President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro prodded each other Monday over human rights and the long-standing U.S. economic embargo d ... discuss

WASHINGTON (AP) — There's growing evidence that most of the nation's dramatic jump in health care coverage is due to President Barack Obama's law, and not the gradual economic recovery. ... discuss

The Pilgrims pray for their journey fleeing religious persecutionDaniel in the Lion's denWe live in a culture where really, values are passe.  You aren't allowed to have values.  Morality, p ... discuss

There is something wrong in the United States. The political system is tearing itself apart and for no discernible purpose and to no appreciable benefit. The system is broken and we don't know why or ... discuss

This is an excellent blogpost by Austen Ivereigh reflecting on Cardinal Pell's testimony on child sexual abuse.Cardinal Pell's declarations that he had heard rumours of priestly sexual activity with c ... discuss

9]> < ![endif]--> margin-right: 5px;" src="http://cc.org/sites/default/files/Iran147_53.jpg?1456851573" alt="" height="137" width="147" />The upcoming election for president of the United States i ... discuss

Secular Pro-Life has published an article co-authored by Kelsey Hazzard of SPL, and me.   Some further thoughts on the ideas of the article: This is a comment I once posted under Sean Cahill̵ ... discuss

Governments were intervening for the common good beforethe first socialist theories were invented.I know many of you Republicans right now are fixated on the awful prospect of Donald Trump becoming th ... discuss

It has to be painfully obvious to anyone with any knowledge of national defense issues that the United States Army, like the rest of the armed forces, is in dire need of a complete, top to bottom, res ... discuss

By Michael JohnsWhen I first became engaged in national public policy and politics in the mid-1980s, the conservative movement had a saying, which I believe originated with former Heritage Founda ... discuss

Oddly enough, according to a couple of sources, Associate Justice Antonin G. Scalia’s best friend was AJ Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Said Marcia Coyle on PBS NewsHour Weekend, Scalia, who passed away Satur ... discuss

Bernie Sanders. (Credit: AP/Rich Pedroncelli.)Does anybody remember Occupy Wall Street? As nutty and quixotic as it was, it grew out of real social problems and concerns. And the improbable success of ... discuss

Among the excellent articles of the last few days are these:* “Why I’m Endorsing Ted Cruz For President” (John Hawkins, Town Hall)* “Pay No Attention to What Planned Parenthood Is Doing Behind ... discuss

The federal government, as it is currently operated, is an unconstitutional morass of power hungry narcissistic megalomaniacs bent on feeding their own personal power and position to the exclusion of ... discuss

This is a slightly revised and updated article I first wrote and posted in 2004 at this time.March for Life 2014 ascending Capitol Hill on the way to the Supreme CourtFriday, January 22, will mark the ... discuss

Martin Luther King Jr. is one of those rare historic figures who is so broadly revered that almost everyone wants to claim him as their own. For decades, those opposed to abortion have leaned heavily ... discuss

Martin Luther King Jr. is one of those rare historic figures who is so broadly revered that almost everyone wants to claim him as their own. For decades, those opposed to abortion have leaned heavily ... discuss

This election is turning out to be one heck of an interesting show as billionaire real estate man and RINO Donald Trump seems to have stolen show with his lofty promise to "Make America Great Again1" ... discuss

This Week's Show now in the Archives: What is the real cost of fighting terrorism, not only for our nation, but for each American citizen? Economic Researchers report that the probability of the ... discuss

Minnesota law prohibited public funding of abortion (except in cases of rape, incest, and a threat to the life of the mother) until June 1994. That's when Hennepin County District Judge William Posten ... discuss

In the past months, a series of some nine videos have surfaced, indicating that Planned Parenthood has been involved in harvesting and selling baby body parts. Since then, there have been angry an ... discuss

Dear Cecile Richards: I speak as a person who believes that all life is sacred. This includes the poor, those with disabilities, women, men, those without homes, those who are unborn, those with m ... discuss

ROME, December 8, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) – Howling, grunting, and roaring animals, along with images of overcrowded city centers, depictions of pollution, and negative portrayals of industrialization, ... discuss

My daughter Chrissy and her friend Mary pray in front of Our Lady. “The real crisis that our world is going through now is not essentially economic or political, but a ‘crisis of God,’” says ... discuss

The debate over abortion has reignited in the United States in recent weeks, in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to hear a challenge to a Texas law that places new regulations upon abortion ... discuss

In the November 24th Courier Times, Brian Loutrel raised the issues of character, integrity, and judgment, as we assess who would be most fit as our next president.  Released just one week earlie ... discuss

This post is the first part of my response on a gun control thread on Facebook. Specifically, my response to: 1. The US is a death trap due to permissive gun laws and high gun ownership per capit ... discuss

Last week I offered five simple solutions that could turn this ship around. First, jettison the Empire to save the Republic Second, declare our energy independence. Third, end the de facto amn ... discuss

"Yes, I am a fundamentalist," says Cardinal BurkeSourceAs I recently blogged [HERE], one of the topics covered by Pope Francis in his speech before the Joint Session of Congress was the the dangers of ... discuss

In discussing the gun issue on Facebook from my personal account with some friends, a couple of studies were referred to me that show, generally, more guns, more murder. Now, it kinda’ does make sen ... discuss

"The woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet, and adorned with gold and precious stones and pearls, having in her hand a golden cup full of abominations and the filthiness of her fornications. And on ... discuss

A note from Abort73’s Michael Spielman: Six weeks ago, I posted an article that called into question Starbucks’ alleged support of Planned Parenthood. Unbeknownst to me, the organization ... discuss

A note from Abort73’s Michael Spielman: Six weeks ago, I posted an article that called into question Starbucks’ alleged support of Planned Parenthood. Unbeknownst to me, the organization ... discuss

Pope Francis in East Harlem, ManhattanSourceI have been completely enthralled with Pope Francis on his visit to Cuba and the United States this past week.  I actually took the week off from work ... discuss

By now, it must be painfully obvious to all but the willfully ignorant or ideologically disabled that the flood of Muslim migrants into Europe is the result of a terribly flawed US foreign policy in t ... discuss

DISCLAIMER:  I write this as if I assume that the campaign of Gog of Magog could begin any day now, which I believe it could, but I am making no claims as to the validity of these ideas.  Th ... discuss

Planned Parenthood and Baby Parts: How Did We Get Here?Posted on Sep 02, 2015 by Brian Fisher at: http://onlineforlife.org/blog/planned-parenthood-and-body-parts-how-did-we-get-here/ There i ... discuss

With the biggest plunge of the Dow in U.S. history, ever, and with what's happening in global markets, is an economic collapse that financial experts have been warning us about, near? Guests Financial ... discuss

Sherman, set the Wayback Machine to April, 2015. Back in that day, Dan Price set the liberal’s hearts all a-flutter when he announced that he would pay all his people, over the course of 3 years, a ... discuss

If there is a movement to take America back it is not reflected in the below. In one years time we have dropped in freedom ranking from 17th position (which is bad enough) to 20th position. "If" the ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

(Image source: Single Parenting.)Sister Joan Chittister, OSB, is arguably the Church in America’s best-known “Spirit of Vatican II” relic, a visible reminder of why so many orders of nuns are fa ... discuss

The White HouseOffice of the Press SecretaryFor Immediate ReleaseApril 22, 2015Remarks by the President on the Impacts of Climate ChangeThe Everglades, Florida3:16 P.M. EDTTHE PRESIDENT:  Hello, ... discuss

The world needs Planned Parenthood. The supporters of Planned Parenthood (PP) repeatedly assure us of this fact. With every gruesome video released demonstrating the callous disregard for the lives de ... discuss

Imagine, if you will, a guy who fills out a loan application, but lies on it about his current financial situation, or he tells the truth about his bad situation but signs a promise to get his financi ... discuss

Greek philosophers. (Image source: Wikimedia Commons.)The victory of the LGBT bloc in creating the right to “same-sex marriage” is simply the most recent and most potentially devastating consequen ... discuss

Stars And Stripes by Junior LibbyAs we join in the festivities of the Fourth, let's strive to keep to the values proclaimed in the Declaration that make it worth celebrating.We hold these truths to be ... discuss

I had to take my time with my reaction to the Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges (576 US __ [2015]), because there were some comments and criticisms that led me to suspect it was worse ... discuss

Half a million attend the March for Life  each year.If you are like me, you are in mourning. Not merely for a battle lost, but for the thousands of misguided souls who may be lost due to the Supr ... discuss

P.P.S. It should be noted that the top administrators of CHAUSA-affiliated "Catholic" hospitals in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia live in an economic stratosphere far removed from that of numerous Ca ... discuss

A great post by my second favorite economist: You want to raise the minimum wage and prevent what you allege to be “corporately backed” freer trade. Your positions are inconsistent with each oth ... discuss

The Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank is a taxpayer paid fund with the ostensible purpose to give the federal executive power to improve the trading prospects of selected US companie ... discuss

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Around 400 A.D., a 16 year old of Roman heritage was kidnapped and sold into slavery.  Though he escaped six years later, a love for the people of his captive land was planted in his heart.  ... discuss

By Michael JohnsThe largest and most impactful political movement, at least since the civil rights movement and perhaps in all of American history, originated in the minds and efforts of les ... discuss

This is a slightly revised and updated article I first wrote and posted in 2004 at this time.March for Life 2010 ascending Capitol Hill on the way to the Supreme CourtThursday, January 22, will mark t ... discuss

When outrageous becomes the norm, we've already breached that much touted tipping point; we've slipped into the realm of self-destruction.Despite the serial lawlessness and incremental foundational se ... discuss

In Germany, the asparagus harvest marks a national celebration. Whole restaurant menus center around asparagus, filling the hearts and stomachs of Germans thrilled by the wonderful harvest season. Asp ... discuss

A great report from Adam Peters at LiveActionNews.com concerning Senator Mary Landrieu her connections to the incredibly racist Planned Parenthood :  Planned Parenthood is tar ... discuss

The following is the conclusion of Pope Paul VI's encyclical on human life:Let it be considered also that a dangerous weapon would thus be placed in the hands of those public authorities who take no ... discuss

By Michael Johns               “He was tortured, beaten to death, strangled and then set on fire,” Laura Wilkerson said earlie ... discuss

by Samuel Gregg June 12, 2014 (Public Discourse) - One hardly need say that religious liberty is a subject of some urgency for many Christians today. In some cases, it is literally a matter of life an ... discuss

Labour’s meltdown and the election results – what it means for the pro-life causeThe results of the European and local elections are further proof that in politics nothing is set in stone. Just wh ... discuss

 The BJP looks like it has secured an absolute majority in the Lok Sabha, India's lower house.  This is unusual. It is the first time in 30 years that one party has a majority.  I hope ... discuss

Here is an article by the AP, highlighting some of the recent comments by Pope Francis, and taking them out of context.The first thing taken out of context are the two words quoted in the headline: PO ... discuss

[NOTE: This is my annual St. Patrick's Day post, originally posted on St. Patrick's Day 2005] Lá Fhéile Pádraig Sona Daoibh!(Happy St. Patrick's Day!)As a Roman Catholic of Irish descent, I am, qui ... discuss

“Three studies examined Americans’ perceptions of incomes and income inequality using a variety of criterion measures. Contrary to recent findings indicating that Americans underestimate wealt ... discuss

-By Warner Todd Huston Northern elites love to look down their noses and sneer at southerners whom they consider loutish hayseeds who are just plain stupid. But as many in the north have dismissed the ... discuss

By far the most frequent and hysterical accusation we're seeing is that Mike Huckabee is perceived to be "soft" on illegal immigration. To help set the record straight on Mike Huckabee's position, we ... discuss

-By Warner Todd Huston As the nation continues to struggle economically and many American families are struggling to feed themselves in this jobless environment, Barack Obama is urging Congress to new ... discuss

It turns out I was right - here's something from Ethica Politica that quotes Benedict XVI, writing while he was Cardinal prefect of the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith.Nothing particularly n ... discuss




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