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Gov. Walker Up 5 in Latest Wisconsin PollGov. Walker Up 5 in Latest Wisconsin Poll

Marilinda Garcia Plans Five Town Hall Events, While Kuster Stays In The BunkerMarilinda Garcia Plans Five Town Hall Events, While Kuster Stays In The Bunker

Michelle Malkin Michelle Malkin: Pesky Questions About Those AWOL Afghans

So the five Afghan soldiers who went missing from two separate U.S. military bases are now all accounted for and apparently headed back to their home country. Feel safer now? Don't.

John Stossel John Stossel: It's Better Now

Americans now face beheadings, gang warfare, Ebola, ISIS and a new war in Syria. It's natural to assume that the world has gotten more dangerous. But it hasn't.

Walter E. Williams Walter E. Williams: Will the West Defend Itself?

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), sometimes called ISIS or IS, is a Sunni extremist group that follows al-Qaida's anti-West ideology and sees a holy war against the West as a religious duty.

Dr. Ben Carson Dr. Ben Carson: Americans Have a Civic Duty To Vote Intelligently

Many recent surveys indicate that the vast majority of Americans feel our country is moving in the wrong direction.

Brent Bozell Brent Bozell: Reagan Had It Easy in the Cold War?

His era is much more complicated than Reagan's, you see.

Jonah Goldberg Jonah Goldberg: Obama's Mixed Messages on War

It's funny how President Obama is always talking about "I" and "me" whenever it makes him look good, but suddenly it's "they" and "we" when mistakes are made..

Mike Adams Mike Adams: The Campus Crusade for Comfort

According to Students for Life of America, 70% of all abortion-providing and abortion-referring facilities are located within five miles of a college campus.

Jeff Jacoby Jeff Jacoby: Who Will Rest and Who Will Wander

THERE IS a transfixing passage in the High Holy Day liturgy, recited on Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, which depicts God sitting in judgment of mankind, reviewing each person's deeds and deciding who will live and who will die.

Bob Barr Bob Barr: Government’s Demand For Data Truly Is Insatiable

The release of the iPhone 6 presented another, more serious problem for a much different demographic: government snoops.

Terry Jeffrey Terry Jeffrey: The Perfect Baseball Day

"You just jinxed it, Dad."

Michi Iljazi Michi Iljazi: Netflix Brings the Drama, and Not Just in Its Shows

In a recent stunt that flamed out, Netflix led an online effort to incite their consumers into taking action on net neutrality that would ultimately benefit the companys own bottom-line. The company tried to fake a slowdown of the Internet on its site to mimic what they claim could happen without net neutrality. The failed stunt showed that Netflixs assertions and sneakiness are absurd.

Elliot Engstrom Elliot Engstrom: Millennials are Winning the Battle Against Campus Speech Codes

Despite its protection in our Constitution, free speech has never been a given in the United States. From the struggle to pass the First Amendment to Twentieth Century prohibitions on anti-war speech, every American generation has fought some sort of battle to protect this most sacred of rights.

Joy  Overbeck Joy Overbeck: You May Not Be Into Politics but Politics is Into You

People, especially young people, often say that they dont care about politics. Theyre just not into it; they think politics doesnt affect their lives. Even if they cared enough to get involved, theyre too busy with school or building careers and families, or trying to find a job after being laid off.

Paul Greenberg Paul Greenberg: Great Leader, Little Country

November 19. That's the date a bust of Vaclav Havel is to be dedicated in National Statuary Hall at this country's Capitol, and it's perfect timing -- for November 19 will also be the 25th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution he led and embodied in his native Czechoslovakia.

Donald Lambro Donald Lambro: Political Pressure Finally Forces Obama To Act Against ISIS

The two most critical rules of warfare are to never tell your enemy what you will not do, and never be seen as a reluctant, vacillating warrior.

Rachel Marsden Rachel Marsden: Obama's Blame Game Underscores U.S. Intelligence Problem

In a nationally televised interview that aired Sunday, U.S. President Barack Obama spoke of his director of national intelligence, James Clapper, the way a manager at a fast-food joint would speak of a grill cook who just botched a burger.

Jacob Sullum Jacob Sullum: The Brightest Spot in Holder's Record: How the Attorney General Tried To Make Criminal Justice Less Senselessly Punitive

Attorney General Eric Holder, who last week said he plans to step down as soon as Congress approves his replacement, sees criminal justice reform as the "signature achievement" of his five and a half years in office. He is probably right about that, especially since his record on civil liberties and executive power is almost uniformly awful.

Cliff May Cliff May: Iran Rising

Weakening the Islamic State while strengthening the Islamic Republic would be a blunder of historic proportions.

Crystal Wright Crystal Wright: Hillary vs. the GOP Field of Dreams

People love the perception of Hillary Clinton because her record is as thin as the bench of Republicans who have hinted at taking a run for president in 2016.

Ryan Bomberger Ryan Bomberger: Clueless Soft Porn Cosmopolitan Mag Attacks Jessa Duggar

Cosmopolitan magazine, the monthly magazine for liberal women who dont mind pages filled with superficial airbrushed sleaze, is out of its depth. Cosmos senior political writer, Jill Filipovic, reveals why the magazine needs to stick to raunchy sex advice and not attempt commentary on history.

Bill Gunderson Bill Gunderson: A Bizarre Love Triangle in Pharma. I like all three!

So to recap, Allergan loves Salix, but Valeant loves Allergan. Allergan doesnt love Valeant and the Bill Ackman/Pershing offer as it would result in big R&D cuts. The matter is further complicated by the fact that Ackman is Allergans largest shareholder at 10% and he is trying to force Allergan to love him.

Rob Schwarzwalder Rob Schwarzwalder: Not a Good Fit: Barack Obama and the Presidency

Contemplation is valuable. It fosters the prudence good decisions usually require.

Thomas Miller Thomas Miller: Willie Nelson Campaigns Against Keystone XL

Did you hear about Willie Nelson (81, from oil-rich Texas) joining up with Neil Young (68, Canadian citizenship, now living in California) to sing against the Keystone XL pipeline?

Daniel J. Mitchell Daniel J. Mitchell: Texas Is Booming…but CNN Doesn’t Want You to Know Why

Much of my writing is focused on the real-world impact of government policy, and this is why I repeatedly look at the relative economic performance of big government jurisdictions and small government jurisdictions.

Ken Connor Ken Connor: Marriage Still Matters

A recent Pew study made headlines last week, revealing that "as values, economics, and gender patterns change . . . the share of American adults that have never been married is at an historic high." According to the report "adults are marrying later in life, and the shares of adults cohabiting and raising children outside of marriage have increased significantly. . . . In addition, shifting public attitudes, hard economic times and changing demographic patterns may all be contributing to the rising share of never-married adults."

Ransom Notes Radio Ransom Notes Radio: Hey, Obama: It’s Been Tried Before… And it Failed

Why is it that the left continues to recycle the same failed policies they held on to in the 20th Century? Redistribution, big government, statism, and socialism have all been tried And it has all failed. Lets try something new.

Carrie Schwab Pomerantz Carrie Schwab Pomerantz: You've Inherited an IRA, so Now What?

Dear Reader: As I'm sure you know, an inheritance can bring up conflicting emotions, placing the positive of financial gain against the sadness of losing a loved one. Complicating the situation further, certain inheritances -- such as an IRA -- are more difficult to sort out than others.

Kristan Hawkins Kristan Hawkins: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Channels Margaret Sanger

Thanks to US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a well-known liberal and feminist, Americans are getting an inside look at what Margaret Sanger, Planned Parenthoods founder, probably would have embraced today and who she would have embraced today. From her recent comments on abortion, Justice Ginsburg would have been praised by Ms. Sanger for her comments on poor people and abortion.

Mike Shedlock Mike Shedlock: Can Interest Ever Be Repaid in a Credit Based Society?

Reader Mike wonders how interest can ever be repaid in a credit-based economy.

Night Watch Night Watch: Pro-Democracy Demonstrators in Hong Kong are Headed for Failure

Twenty-five years have passed since the Tianmen Square massacre in June 1989. That period is time enough for a new generation of activists to reach maturity believing they can achieve what their forbears could not using the same tactics.

Dave Ramsey Dave Ramsey: Dave Says: You Can’t Afford the Master’s Degree!

You might be able to justify it if the degree immediately raises income; otherwise you cant afford to make investments in vague educational goals right now.

Michael Schaus Michael Schaus: NY Professor: Global Warming Created ISIS

I know I was surprised to learn that 1.4 degrees of warming (over the last century) was enough to push the cradle of civilization into mass chaos. (Because, as we all know, it was always such a peaceful corner of the world up until recently.)

Charles Payne Charles Payne: American Success: The Real Story, Not Inequality

Forbes Magazine released its list of the 400 richest Americans. For the past 33 years, I have followed this list as a source of inspiration.

Peter Schiff Peter Schiff: Economic Atonement

Increasingly, economists are calling the tune to which businesses and consumers dance. Since their words and opinions matter, they may consider seeking forgiveness for what they have said, and what they have not.

Thomas Sowell Thomas Sowell: Random Thoughts

What a non-judgmental society amounts to is that common decency is optional -- which means that decency is likely to become less common.

John Hawkins John Hawkins: Transgenderism Is A Mental Illness, Not A Civil Rights Issue

If someone came to a doctor and asked him to cut off a perfectly healthy arm because it just felt "wrong" for the arm to be there, should the doctor do it?

Mike Adams Mike Adams: To Speak the Truth

We had been sitting in the attorney/client waiting room for less than two hours when we heard a knock on the door.

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