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Here’s who got the biggest Gates Foundation education grants for 2014

December 26, 2014, 3:16 AM
Bill Gates is famous for many things, including spending hundreds of millions of dollars to develop, promote and defend the Common Core State Standards. In…

97 Articles Refuting The '97% Consensus' on global warming

December 26, 2014, 3:13 AM
“The ‘97% consensus’ article is poorly conceived, poorly designed and poorly executed. It obscures the complexities of the climate issue and it is a sign of the…

Patterico's Pontifications » Santa Claus: Republican Or Democrat?

December 26, 2014, 3:01 AM
[guest post by Dana] Between shopping, wrapping gifts and baking goodies, a few politicians and consultants took time to answer the most pressing question of…

Teenager Shot In Missouri: So What?

December 26, 2014, 2:57 AM
One of this morning’s big news stories is the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Antonio Martin by a policeman in Berkeley, Missouri–a place that, the Associated…

Jonathan Gruber Republicans

December 23, 2014, 5:22 PM
“The stupidity of the American electorate,” Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber repeated to his Democratic colleagues, was essential to passing that law. Had…

Early twentieth-century warming linked to tropical Pacific wind strength

December 23, 2014, 5:10 PM
Guest Post by Bob Tisdale From the ENSO-can-contribute-to-global-warming department, we have a new paper from the National Center for Atmospheric Research…

Medicaid’s Access to Care Problems Persist and Will Get Worse Next Year

December 23, 2014, 5:09 PM
Latest Study The Evolution of Charter School Quality Patrick Baude, Marcus Casey, Eric A. Hanushek & Steven G. Rivkin Featured Book Bruce Yandle and Adam…

The CBO and Republicans’ Right to Govern « Commentary Magazine

December 23, 2014, 4:34 PM
When ObamaCare architect Jonathan Gruber recently found himself in hot water over his videotaped comments admitting to misleading Americans in order to pass the…

New York Tells Private Company: Fire Your CEO

December 23, 2014, 4:28 PM
Latest Study The Evolution of Charter School Quality Patrick Baude, Marcus Casey, Eric A. Hanushek & Steven G. Rivkin Featured Book Bruce Yandle and Adam…

Vermont’s Single Payer Washout

December 23, 2014, 4:23 PM
Believe it or not, there really are liberals disappointed that ObamaCare does not involve more taxation and central planning of medicine. So be grateful for the…

The Clean Power Plan Is Unconstitutional

December 23, 2014, 9:52 AM
As a law professor, I taught the nation’s first environmental law class 45 years ago. As a lawyer, I have supported countless environmental causes. And as a…

Patent “trolls” claiming extortion? Not so fast

December 23, 2014, 9:41 AM
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Major Chicago study finds red light cameras not safer, cause more rear-end injuries

December 22, 2014, 2:10 PM
On Friday, the Chicago Tribune released the results of a study it commissioned on injury crashes and red light cameras, revealing that while right angle crash…

Vermont Cancels Single-Payer For Its Outrageous Cost

December 22, 2014, 1:48 PM
A despondent Shumlin found taxes “enormous.” View Enlarged Image Health Care: From Clinton to Obama, the left has long dreamed of imposing a single-payer health…

Should MSNBC Cancel Al Sharpton?

December 22, 2014, 1:33 PM
In 1987, while I was still living in New Jersey, I watched Al Sharpton’s initial TV debut in 1987 on the infamous Morton Downey Jr. Show on WWOR, and read in…

Nebraska and Oklahoma are misreading Raich

December 22, 2014, 1:15 PM
I want to second Jonathan’s take on the lawsuit brought by Oklahoma and Nebraska to enjoin the operation of Colorado’s marijuana regulations. Much as I respect…

97 Articles Refuting The "97% Consensus" - Climate Change Dispatch

December 22, 2014, 12:40 PM
Written by Andrew, Popular Technology.net on 21 December 2014. The 97% “consensus” study, Cook et al. (2013) has been thoroughly refuted in scholarly…

Why it doesn't matter if net neutrality opponents "won" the FCC comment war

December 19, 2014, 10:14 AM
The big argument in the tech policy world right now is focused on comments submitted earlier this year to the Federal Communications Commission. As Nancy Scola…

Newspaper Doubles Down on Anti-School Choice Errors

December 16, 2014, 2:05 PM
Give Rolling Stone credit: when their story on sexual assault at the University of Virginia completely unraveled, they at least had the decency to admit their…

Obama’s Surgeon General Should Try Practicing Medicine | The Blog on Obama: White House Dossier

December 16, 2014, 12:48 PM
There’s an old story that just before John F. Kennedy announced he would be making his 35-year old brother Robert attorney general – because his dad made him -…