Policy and Politics

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Cash for Clunkers Was a Complete Failure.

Mark Zuckerberg again defends government giving people free money

Does giving someone free money each year really brighten the future and compel people to look for opportunities to invest and grow ?

There may soon be a new US military service — for space

If some members of Congress get their way, US forces may soon be fighting in a brave new frontier.

Washington’s new family-leave law is among the most generous

Washington became the fifth state to mandate that employers pay workers' salaries when they need to take time off for the birth of a child.

A look at the U.S. military's options to confront North Korea

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis emphasized to reporters Thursday that the administration is focused on diplomatic and economic sanctions efforts

Religious Liberty wins again in the Supreme Court

In its decision in Trinity Lutheran v. Comer this week, the Supreme Court took another significant step.

What you need to know about North Korea

North Korea, in defiance of worldwide pressure, test-fired an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile on Tuesday.

Congress remembers a whistleblower

The Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act is an important step in the right direction.

Why Do Women Become Terrorists?

When women are found to be complicit in acts of terror, torture, and even rape, society asks, How could this happen?

Rahm Emanuel Should Deal With Chicago’s Shootings

Chicago residents are more likely to be shot and killed. That’s not a brag. That is just a fact.

Government Approval Required

Beginning in 2020, Chicago high-school seniors will have to prove that they have a government-approved post-graduation plan.

Homeschool parents pave the way to Educational Independence

Homeschoolers have overcome onerous regulation and opposition from huge, powerful special-interest groups.

Thousands of fake or dead people enrolled in government phone program

Auditors said they plan to refer this company “for appropriate action” to the FCC.

Shadow President? Obama Meets With South Korean President To Discuss Trump

Former President Barack Obama seems to be feeling nostalgic for his old job, meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in Monday for 40 mi

The Little Known Story of the Declaration of Independence

What was truly revolutionary was not military success against all odds in the war for independence.

Gettysburg’s Citizen-Soldiers

America as we know it would not exist today, and the government of the people, by the people, and for the people would have perished.

Obama warns Americans about too much patriotism — on July 4th weekend!

While former presidents rarely criticize their successors at home, Obama took the unusual step of going to a foreign country to do it.

Confirmed: Sarin gas used in April attack

An investigation by the international chemical weapons watchdog confirmed sarin nerve gas was used in April 4 attack on a Syrian town.

It’s Time to Pull the Plug on August Recess

The norms of Washington—including a month-long recess—must never stand in the way of our efforts to act on the people’s priorities.

Maxine Waters said what?

According to Maxine Waters, 700,000,000,000 people will be harmed if Senate Republicans repeal and replace Obamacare.