The Velvet Philosophical Revolution

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Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the battle for political freedom goes on.

Former Texas Rep. Charlie Wilson dies at 76 – washingtonpost.com

DALLAS — Charlie Wilson, the former congressman from Texas whose funding of Afghanistan's resistance to the Soviet Union was chronicled in the movie “Charlie Wilson's War,” died Wednesday. He was 76.Wilson died at Memorial Medical Center-Lufkin after he started having difficulty breathing while attending a meeting in the eastern Texas town where he lived, said […]

Thank You, Glenn Beck, for Exposing Communism’s Evils

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Beck’s efforts help ensure that the millions extinguished by the communist killing machine will not be forgotten.

Thank You, Glenn Beck, for Exposing Communism’s Evils

Glenn

Beck’s efforts help ensure that the millions extinguished by the communist killing machine will not be forgotten.

Buried Alive In Turkey—and Under the Burqa

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In Turkey, a father and grandfather bury Medine Memi, a sixteen-year-old girl, alive.

Thank You, Glenn Beck, for Exposing Communism’s Evils

Glenn

Beck’s efforts help ensure that the millions extinguished by the communist killing machine will not be forgotten.

Charles Krauthammer: The Electorate vs. Obama’s Agenda – RealClearPolitics

WASHINGTON — “I am not an ideologue,” protested President Obama at a gathering with Republican House members last week. Perhaps, but he does have a tenacious commitment to a set of political convictions. Compare his 2010 State of the Union to his first address to Congress a year earlier. The consistency is remarkable. In 2009, […]

Justice Thomas Defends Campaign Finance Ruling – NYTimes.com

WASHINGTON — In expansive remarks at a law school in Florida, Justice Clarence Thomas on Tuesday vigorously defended the Supreme Court’s recent campaign finance decision. And Justice Thomas explained that he did not attend State of the Union addresses — he missed the dust-up when President Obama used the occasion last week to criticize the […]

Michelle’s Anti-Obesity Campaign

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Who really benefits from the ostensible push for improved nutrition in the schools?

Obama’s Budget Blame Game

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The president blames his predecessor for his own fiscal profligacy.