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Barack Obama and the Tyranny of False Choices
By Troy Senik
Thursday, May 01 2014
Barack Obama loves the rhetorical trope of the “false choice.” From his earliest days as a national figure, the president has repeatedly attempted to convey his intellectual superiority to ordinary politicians by announcing that some controversy of the day is being unnecessarily simplified.   Thus was there “a false choice between our safety and our ideals” when it came to national security. ObamaCare was a response to “a false choice” between “government-run health care with higher taxes — or insurance companies without rules denying people…
 
Don’t Conflate “Affirmative Action” with Alumni, Geographic or Athletic Preferences
“Does the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment forbid what its text plainly requires?…
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Second Amendment: Justice Stevens’s Proposed Revision is an Admission of Defeat
If hyper-liberal retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens gets his way, here’s how the Second…
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A Chance to Strike at the Heart of Crony Capitalism
There’s a famous quote — one of those too good for anyone to have definitively sourced —…
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Sebelius’ Legacy is a More Politicized HHS
In the nearly two weeks since Kathleen Sebelius resigned as Secretary of Health of Human Services, many…
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From the NAACP to Mozilla: Anonymity and First Amendment Freedom
“Petitioner has made an uncontroverted showing that on past occasions revelation of the identity…
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The “Equal Pay for Equal Work” Myth
I probably don’t have to tell you, dear reader, that Tuesday was “Equal Pay Day.” I…
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Obama’s Medicare Politics Show Ryan Is Right on Policy
In a surprise move, the Obama administration has reversed course on an ObamaCare-mandated cut to Medicare…
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Activist Demands Imprisonment for “Climate-Change Liars”
When one side in a policy debate begins advocating imprisonment for opponents, it tends to suggest that…
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Democrats, The Party of Superstition
If you had a functioning television during the presidency of George W. Bush, you got used to the relentless…
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Paul Ryan Is Ready for a Promotion
After four years of proposing ideas to slim down the federal budget, Paul Ryan may get an opportunity…
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Question of the Week   
Mandatory vaccination laws were first enacted in the U.S. to prevent the spread of which one of the following communicable diseases?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"'The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice' is one of Obama’s favorite sayings. Ultimately, injustice and aggression don’t pay. ...  The world is aflame and our leader is on the 14th green. The arc of history may indeed bend toward justice, Mr. President. But, as you say, the arc is long. The job of a leader is to shorten it, to intervene on behalf of 'the fierce…[more]
 
 
—Charles Krauthammer, Nationally Syndicated Columnist
— Charles Krauthammer, Nationally Syndicated Columnist
 
Liberty Poll   

Is significant, proven plagiarism sufficient to disqualify, in the minds of voters, any candidate for public office?