GOP Candidates Trade Ideas, Not Barbs, At Poverty Forum

It’s easy to think of the Republican primary race as a gladiator-style, winner-take-all, bloodbath in which attacks ads are the norm and debates are decided based on who landed the most zingers. But what’s often forgotten amidst that media-friendly narrative is that these candidates have big hearts and big ideas, and what may come as…
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Yes, the Debate Moderators Stunk, But the Candidates’ Ideas Didn’t

If you’ve watched or played much baseball you know that the cardinal rule of umpiring is simple: Stay invisible. Fans tune into the game to see aces pitch, gold glovers defend, and sluggers smack home runs, not watch the boys in blue impact the outcome of the game. A similar rule applies to debate moderators…
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Candidates’ Policy Ideas on Full Display in Second GOP Debate

Almost all of the stories about last night’s GOP presidential debate focus on the bombastic spectacle of candidate’s squaring off against one another. Donald Trump jabbed Sen. Rand Paul for being on the stage despite his poll numbers. Paul jabbed back, wondering whether Trump is mature enough to be trusted with the nuclear launch codes.…
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Liberals Know We Have a Budget Problem, They Just Don’t Know How to Fix It

Some eccentrics have devoted years of their lives to searching for evidence of urban legends. Bigfoot. The Loch Ness Monster. Chupacabra. Almost everyone considers them to be little more than myths; but some intrepid explorers have pressed on, encouraged by the faintest of evidence, driven by an uncommon faith. I too have spent years searching…
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At CPAC, Red-State Governors Show How Republicans are Winning the Battle of Ideas

America’s economic problems are not new. And yet, like an entity suffering from amnesia, the government can’t seem to remember why it continues to fail. Fifty years ago this fall Ronald Reagan said, “For three decades, we’ve sought to solve the problems of unemployment through government planning, and the more the plans fail, the more…
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Good Question. Christie to Obama: "What the Hell are We Paying You For?"

The Indianapolis Colts have been a modern-day football institution. In 2006 they became the first team in NFL history to begin the season with nine straight wins for two consecutive years. They also won the Super Bowl that year. In 2007 they finished 13-3, becoming the first NFL team with five consecutive seasons with twelve…
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