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Brexit Highlights the Enduring Value of Federalism

Regardless of other economic, political and social implications of Britain's vote yesterday to depart the European Union, it highlights a value at the core of America's governmental system:  federalism.

On this side of the Atlantic, decades of almost uninterrupted centralization of authority at the national level has necessarily come at the expense of more localized decisionmaking.  Our own unfortunate experience has been an increasingly homogenized, sterilized, conformist, bureaucratic, technocratic, remote, suffocating, uniform, top-down, one-size-fits-all leviathan.  Ironically, those on the political left who so often pretend to value "diversity" defend that erosion of federalism most enthusiastically.  They expose themselves as intolerant of true diversity, freedom and independence…[more]

June 24, 2016 • 01:52 pm
 Climate Alarmists Finding Themselves on the Other End of Judicial System

Climate Alarmists Finding Themselves on the Other End of Judicial System

In other words, climate alarmists are subject to the same prosecution that they seek to impose on others.

 The Gun Control Farce

The Gun Control Farce

The facts are too plain to be ignored. Moreover, the consequences are too dangerous to law-abiding citizens, whose lives are put in jeopardy on the basis of fact-free assumptions and unexamined dogmas.

Dems Destroy Medicare

Dems Destroy Medicare

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 Democrats: We Will Overcome the Constitution

Democrats: We Will Overcome the Constitution

It takes a special kind of duplicity to anoint oneself a defender of civil liberties while pushing an authoritarian measure that would deny millions of Americans some of their most basic constitutional rights.

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Notice we in the press went from: "OMG we never saw this coming!!" right into "We're experts on why they voted this way & what it means."?
Sharyl Attkisson SharylAttkisson
Notice we in the press went from: "OMG we never saw this coming!!" right into "We're experts on why they voted this way & what it means."?
Sharyl Attkisson SharylAttkisson
2/2 polls that gave a slight edge toward the exit. Maybe over here, we were being fed certain polls... and not others?
Question of the Week   
Which one of the following incumbent First Ladies was the first to officially address party delegates at the Democratic or Republican National Conventions?
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"LONDON -- British voters didn't just shock the world and the financial markets by voting to leave the European Union hours ago: They also ignored President Barack Obama, handed Hillary Clinton a potential economic burden and injected new energy into the populist currents roiling politics on both sides of the Atlantic. ... A Brexit represents nothing less than the partial splintering of the world'…[more]
 
 
—Joseph J. Schatz and Ben White, POLITICO
— Joseph J. Schatz and Ben White, POLITICO
 
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While the UK’s vote to exit the European Union will produce a period of global economic and political turmoil, does it make you feel more optimistic or more pessimistic about the long-term future?