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Owning Ideas - Rasmussen Reports™

9 hours 33 min ago
Sign up for free daily updates Wednesday, January 28, 2015 For most of history, people suffered in miserable poverty. Then, in a few hundred years, some new…

Snow! In January! Help! - Ricochet

January 27, 2015, 4:27 PM
Before I was selling vowels for a living, I was a television weatherman in Los Angeles and — before that — in Nashville. I was not a meteorologist; I was chosen…

Musicians vs. Politicians, Part XCLVII - Ricochet

January 27, 2015, 4:21 PM
As Gov. Scott Walker took the stage at Saturday’s Iowa Freedom Summit, a Celtic-tinged rock tune blared through the speakers. The song pumped up the crowd and…

Ace of Spades HQ - Economics and Plato's Cave

January 27, 2015, 4:13 PM
If you had occasion to take a Philosophy 101 course in college, you may remember the allegory of Plato's cave.

How to Fix the Internet , by Tom Giovanetti, National Review

January 27, 2015, 1:23 PM
The Obama administration has certainly racked up an impressive string of successes. At last the Middle East is stabilized, and the threat of terrorism has been…

Katz and Gattuso: Government regulations getting out of control

January 27, 2015, 12:12 PM
To say that Americans have a regulation problem is putting it lightly. For instance, the government is now setting the serving size of breath mints and…

Climate Cliche Watch, Chapter 1

January 26, 2015, 1:31 PM
It’s about time someone—why not Power Line?—developed a Climate Change Cliché Counter: a checklist and score sheet for the number of mindless clichés that…

FCC Commissioner Speaks Out Against Federal Regulation of Internet

January 22, 2015, 12:12 PM
FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly (FCC) Appearing at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) on Wednesday, O’Rielly said that what the White House wants the…

2014 Was NOT the Warmest Year on Record | Heartlander Magazine

January 19, 2015, 3:06 PM
The science journal Nature trumpets “2014 was the hottest year on record” and cites the Japan Meteorological Agency, the World Meteorological Organization, and…

Surprise: Obama to back tax hikes in State of the Union - Hot Air

January 19, 2015, 12:05 PM
In an appearance on Meet the Press on Sunday, White House Press Sec. Josh Earnest summed up President Barack Obama’s theme for his coming State of the Union…

Obama's State of the Union in Five Words: #I'llGiveYouFreeStuff, by Veronique de Rugy, National Review

January 19, 2015, 11:58 AM
President Obama’s State of the Union address next Tuesday will be a little different this year from years past, because he isn’t expected to announce any new…

Obamacare penalty may come as shock at tax time

January 19, 2015, 11:10 AM
Skip to contentHealthObamacare penalty may come as shock at tax…NationalFetus ‘dismemberment’ ban legi…HealthPainkiller-addicted babies pose painful,…

Spending More Money Won't Fix Our Schools

January 19, 2015, 10:12 AM
The other day, I argued that maybe we should rethink our current policy of endlessly dumping more money into college education. It’s completely true that there…

The Fox News Obsession

January 19, 2015, 10:11 AM
The “Fox News Is Stupid and Evil” article is by now its own genre of journalism, albeit one that almost nobody does very well. In the course of attempting to…

Warmest Year on Record Is Still Bad News for Climate Models

January 16, 2015, 11:53 AM
Latest Study High on Life? Medical Marijuana Laws and Suicide D. Mark Anderson, Daniel I. Rees, and Joseph J. Sabia Featured Publication Obesity remains a…

Climate Change Alarmists Bully Media to Call Skeptics ‘Deniers,’ WaPo Agrees

January 16, 2015, 10:57 AM
A group of climate change alarmists has demanded that the media stop being so nice to those with different viewpoints on climate. The Committee for Skeptical…

Big Brother Wants to Watch You Drive

January 16, 2015, 10:16 AM
Latest Study High on Life? Medical Marijuana Laws and Suicide D. Mark Anderson, Daniel I. Rees, and Joseph J. Sabia Featured Publication Obesity remains a…

Want to believe a minimum wage hike helps workers? Don't read this

January 16, 2015, 10:16 AM
January 14, 2015 10:12 am | AEIdeas More options: Share, Mark as favorite View related content: Pethokoukis Shutterstock.com Democrats and much of the media…

Literal nanny state alert: MD couple questioned for kids walking 1 mile home from park - Hot Air

January 16, 2015, 9:41 AM
The Washington Post covers a story this week which highlights the ever present dangers of the nanny state, this time from Maryland. A couple has been visited by…

Broadband facts: GON with the wind

January 16, 2015, 12:03 AM
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