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Single rate tax really shows patriotism
Michael Busler

Single rate tax really shows patriotism

Over this past weekend, President Obama said American companies that relocate their headquarters to foreign countries in order to pay lower corporate tax rates, are unpatriotic.  It is like the companies are renouncing their citizenship, he said. While Obama admits that the solution is to reduce the corporate tax rate, he believes that will take […]

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Freedom is Neither “Left” nor “Right”
Richard Ebeling

Freedom is Neither “Left” nor “Right”

We live in a time when virtually all political parties and candidates stand for the same fundamental ideological idea: state interventionism and compulsory redistribution. This also applies to the mainstream media. Even many who say they adhere to a “pro-market” view of things in fact turn out to be only more “moderate” advocates of government […]

Is the Affordable Care Act Doomed by Appeals Court Ruling?
Michael Busler

Is the Affordable Care Act Doomed by Appeals Court Ruling?

The District of Columbia appeals court just ruled that the federal government cannot give subsidies to anyone who purchases health insurance through the federal government’s insurance marketplace.  Since 36 of the 50 states refused to set up exchanges, the people in those states, who are required by law to purchase health insurance that they cannot […]

Putin’s Grand Ambition
Tony Shaffer

Putin’s Grand Ambition

If you’re sending SA-11s rather than Stingers, your strategy is shameless. What does the American decision to equip anti-Soviet rebels in Afghanistan in the 1980s suggest about the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner with a surface-to-air missile by Russian-backed rebels in Ukraine last week? Quite a bit, it turns out. During the Cold War and […]

Tax Inversion Freedom vs. Fiscal Berlin Wall
Richard Ebeling

Tax Inversion Freedom vs. Fiscal Berlin Wall

The Obama Administration has proposed its latest form of collectivist control over the American people. In a letter to Congress U.S. Treasury Secretary, Jack Lew, has called for punishment and prohibition of any company that tries to move its headquarters overseas to avoid higher taxes in the United States. Plus, Mr. Lew has the audacity […]

Five Lessons Politicians Should Learn from Derek Jeter
Thomas Basile

Five Lessons Politicians Should Learn from Derek Jeter

At the risk of sounding overly sentimental, watching the Yankees captain step up to the plate at his last All-Star Game this week brought tears to my eyes and made the hair on the back of my neck stand on end.  If you are a fan of America’s Pastime, or sports generally – or have […]

Are There Signs We Are Ready to Embrace Female Leadership?
Anita Finlay

Are There Signs We Are Ready to Embrace Female Leadership?

http://www.anitafinlay.com

Mighty Kacy Catanzaro (ht. 5 feet, wt. 100 lbs.) just made history on American Ninja Warrior as the only woman to complete the course at the Dallas finals. Her jaw-dropping performance, beating out many men in the process, is an inspiration to women and girls everywhere.  Her video, shared below, has had nearly 6 million […]

The Clown Car of Freedom And The Administration’s National Security Circus
Tony Shaffer

The Clown Car of Freedom And The Administration’s National Security Circus

The president has been able to restore something that Barnum and Bailey abandoned back in 2006 — the three-ring circus. Every week there seems to be some new gimmick or act that is meant to entertain and distract from the reality that we face: that, by design or by incompetence, Team Obama has no clue what they […]

Nissan’s Versa Note SV Is A Big Value in Small Package
Bob Long

Nissan’s Versa Note SV Is A Big Value in Small Package

In the driveway this week is the current best selling entry-level hatch in America, the 2014 Versa Note SV.  Painted in exuberant metallic Peacock blue, this small car looks very much the part of a modern city car. With a starting price of $15,990, the vehicle brings a decent amount of standard equipment to the […]

Headlines We’d Like To See On National Corn Fritter Day
Derrick Blair

Headlines We’d Like To See On National Corn Fritter Day

Today is National Corn Fritter Day, a celebration of that world renowned Southern, deep-fried delicacy.  Not to be mistaken for the Johnnycake, corn fritters have played an integral role in American history since the Colonial Era. And so to honor this less-than-healthful holiday, we celebrate the headlines we wish newspapers across the country would print […]

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26 Hilarious Text Messages

26 Hilarious Text Messages

buzzfeed.com

Are they real?  Don’t know.  Where did they come from?  Don’t know.  Is auto-correct really that stupid?  Probably.  Is this good for a laugh?  Most certainly.

Virgin American Airlines Is Counting On The Big Spenders To Keep Prices Low

Virgin American Airlines Is Counting On The Big Spenders To Keep Prices Low

qz.com

The low-cost airline Virgin America made its first filings today that indicate its intention to sell shares to the public in an US-based public offering. The documents submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission detail the airline’s finances and intentions, but there are few new revelations, because US air carrier regulations require periodic disclosure of operating metrics.

Mitt Romney Posts His “What I Did This Summer” Essay Online

Mitt Romney Posts His “What I Did This Summer” Essay Online

politico.com

Mitt Romney has found a new way to get his message across – Medium. The former Republican presidential nominee took to the popular publishing site Monday to post an item on a recent family vacation, his first on the platform. Titled “A Family Tradition: Our trip through the American west,”

US and EU to Ramp Up Sanctions Against Russia

US and EU to Ramp Up Sanctions Against Russia

chron.com

Frustrated by the apparent ineffectiveness of previous sanctions and outraged by the deaths of 298 people aboard the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over eastern Ukraine, ambassadors were considering measures include limiting Russia’s access to European capital markets and halting trade in arms and dual-use and sensitive technologies.

Hide Your Chimichangas!  Deadpool Test Footage Leaked

Hide Your Chimichangas! Deadpool Test Footage Leaked

kotaku.com

Over the weekend, an almost two-minute clip of Deadpool laying waste to a bunch of dudes hit the internet.  While the videos have been taken down by the corporate overlords, there are some GIF’s here that will give you a basic idea.  Some big clues point to it being made by the folks behind some […]

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