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Kyle Olson - Sat Aug 20

If teachers really supported their union, they would pay their dues. If they don’t support their union, should they be forced to be members and pay dues? ... more

Victor Davis Hanson - Thu Aug 11

The U.S. stock market has nose-dived. Congress just approved the highest debt ceiling in American history, allowing the government to carry over $16 trillion in national debt -- prompting the credit-rating agency Standard & Poor's to downgrade America's multitrillion-dollar debt for the first time in 70 years. ... more

Ed Feulner - Sat Aug 6

One of the biggest factors behind whether companies hire or not is regulation. It's expensive to run a business, and if government agencies are saddling you with more and more expensive rules, you're simply not going to have as much money left over to hire additional employees. ... more

John Ransom - Sun Jul 31

A big week for the unions, with racketeering charges coming for the SEIU. We heard from Illinios Roy, who I think is really just Transport Secretary Ray Lahood in disguise. Plus what week wouldn't be complete without someone comparing Republicans to Hitler? ... more

Lurita Doan - Mon Jul 18

Albus Dumbledore advised Harry Potter that “Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.” As the final installment of the Harry Potter series comes to a close, it becomes clear that Harry was equal to that challenge, and that, despite great personal cost and effort, Harry consistently chose “right” over “easy”. ... more Staff - Tue Jul 5

Rich Tucker - Fri Jul 1

With the country mired in debt ($14.3 trillion and counting), entitlement programs such as Medicare and Social Security running out of money and unemployment seemingly stuck above 9 percent, some wonder if it’s twilight time for the United States. ... more

Jim Gilmore - Sat Jun 25

An old joke says the IRS will tax even your patience. Don’t say it out loud in Washington this summer. It might give new ideas to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner. ... more

Jonah Goldberg - Fri Jun 17

"Shovel-ready was not as ... uh ... shovel-ready as we expected," Barack Obama joked the other day at a meeting of his Council on Jobs and Competitiveness. ... more

Ann Coulter - Wed May 11

Obama has been making "gutsy calls" all over the place! In full campaign mode, he's been deploying his administrative agencies to do favors for his big contributors, to the detriment of ordinary Americans. ... more

Ross Mackenzie - Thu Mar 3

A March mixture of comments about items in the news.... ... more

Brad O'Leary - Tue Feb 22

If President Obama runs his re-election campaign on the issues he discussed in his State of the Union Address, the outcome is not likely to be good for Democrats. ... more

Lurita Doan - Mon Feb 7

Obama deserves some credit for his recent interest in innovation and the creative abilities of American entrepreneurs. Now, if only Team Obama would change their tune and review the many White House initiatives and policies that are killing innovation and punishing entrepreneurs. ... more

Chuck Norris - Tue Jan 25

Under the radar this past week was President Barack Obama's executive order for a review of government regulations in hope of showing that bigger government isn't bad news for economic growth and business. ... more

Matt Towery - Thu Jan 20

There remains a looming disaster that should have been addressed by the president and congressional Democrats if they truly cared about the real crisis in health care in America. ... more

Ben Shapiro - Wed Dec 15

This week, President Obama and the last-gasp Democratic Congress parlayed on whether to allow Americans to keep their own money (no), considered whether to pay unemployed people with the money of those who have jobs (yes), and proposed a new budget topping $1.1 trillion. ... more

Rich Tucker - Sat Jul 17