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Good News: Free Enterprise Remains Far More Popular Than Socialism

Don't give up on American culture and run off to some deserted island or desolate wilderness hut just yet.  There's still some good news to report.

According to a new Gallup survey, free enterprise, small businesses and capitalism remain far more popular among Americans than socialism or the federal government.  Despite the media kid-gloves treatment of admitted socialist presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, only 35% of respondents say they maintain a positive view of socialism.  That is actually down from 2010 and 2012, when 36% and 39% reported positive feelings.  As for the federal government, which too many candidates from all parties continue to offer as some sort of elixir for what ails us, only 44% report positive feelings.  That is also down from 2010 and 2012, when 46% and…[more]

May 06, 2016 • 11:27 am
 Court Halts Liberal Campaign to Intimidate Conservative Donors

Court Halts Liberal Campaign to Intimidate Conservative Donors

Since 2013, Democratic Attorney General Kamala Harris has targeted nonprofit groups to fuel her political career and solidify her liberal bona fides.

Tale of Two Tribes: 'Climate Refugees' vs. EPA Victims

Tale of Two Tribes: 'Climate Refugees' vs. EPA Victims

The left has concocted a lucrative category of politically correct victims: "climate refugees." It's the new Green racket.

 Congress’s Role in Puerto Rico’s Debt Crisis

Congress’s Role in Puerto Rico’s Debt Crisis

Members of the media and some proponents of the legislation, including certain Members of Congress, have either misunderstood our opposition to PROMESA or have willingly mischaracterized it. This is our position...

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The 2016 Congressional Pig Book

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The Pre-K Debate

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FCC Parties Like It's 1994

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Obama's Dereliction of Duty

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Saluting America's Heroes

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Which one of the following national political parties most recently held a brokered presidential nominating convention?
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"Congratulations, liberals of the Washington press corps and elite organizations: You're a bunch of suckers. We all know this because the Obama White House just told us so. In an astounding New York Times piece by David Samuels, senior White House officials gleefully confess they use friendly reporters and nonprofits as public-relations tools in the selling of President Obama's foreign policy -- and…[more]
—John Podhoretz, New York Post
— John Podhoretz, New York Post
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