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ASCAP And BMI's Cartel-Like Behavior Against Pandora Earns Them A DOJ Investigation

The DOJ logo is pictured on a wall after a news conference in New York

Eventually they’re going to need to learn how to compete like a normal business.

Broken Windows And Broken Liberal Philosophies In New York City

New York City mayor de Blasio speaks about the city's emergency preparedness for a summer storm bearing down on New York, at an official weigh in for the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest at City Hall in New York

The voice of failure is outshouting the whisper of achievement.

Let's Stop Saying That Islamists Are Fighting The 'West'

Resident of Tabqa city touring the streets on a motorcycle waves Islamist flag in celebration after Islamic State militants took over Tabqa air base, in nearby Raqqa city

They’re fighting everyone, and it’s important to remember that.

Punitive Action And Public Shaming Will Not Stop Corporate Inversions

Tim Hortons' President and CEO Marc Caira mingles with rest of the board members on stage after the company's annual general meeting in Toronto

The real problem is our astronomically high corporate tax rate.

Charles Vacca's Death Is A Tragedy, But Gun Range Accidents Are Exceedingly Rare

Shooting instructor Charles Vacca stands next to a 9-year-old girl at the Last Stop shooting range in White Hills

It’s the first in that range’s 14 years of operation.

Citizens United Redux: The Masses Deserve A Media Exemption Too

A technician works in the "Acquisition Room", which receives televison feeds from around the world, during an event to mark the opening of the new Univision and Fusion television networks newsroom in Doral

A new case challenges the idea that large media organizations deserve special treatment.

How Race-Based IQ Handicapping Led To A Man's Execution


‘The ‘compensation’ in scores afforded to minorities could actually be leading to greater numbers being given the death sentence.’

DOJ 'Chokes' Off Due Process

US Attorney General Holder speaks at National Association of Attorneys General  in Washington

Operation Choke Point targeted ammunition sellers, coin dealers, and online dating sites.

Moore And Laffer May Not Have All The Answers, But Krugman Has None Of Them


High-tax, high-regulation governments only work when their big industries are hard to move.

Thoughts On Ferguson: What I Know And Don't Know

Members of a rowdy group of demonstrators stand with their hands up as they are lit by a police spotlight on West Florissant during protests in reaction to the shooting of Michael Brown near Ferguson, Missouri

‘If there is anything unifying in this awful tragedy, it is the grief we all feel for the Browns and the loss of their young son.’

Will Pro-Life Democrats Be Spoken For?

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The long-term relationship between advocates of the unborn and their friends in the Democratic Party has been rocky at best.

COULTER: Would It Kill You To Hire More Black Cops? (Yes)


Racial quotas lead to worse policing.

Same-Sex Rape In The Military On The Rise

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Gays in the military do affect morale after all

Imagining A Middle East Without Christians

Iraqi Christians attend mass on Christmas at St. Joseph Chaldean Church in Baghdad

Islamists know the moderating effect Christians have; that’s why they’re targets.

The Entitlement Spending Tsunami

Obama answers a question about the situation in Ukraine, following remarks on the budget at Powell Elementary School in Washington

The national debt will grow from $12 trillion to $20 trillion in ten years.

Perry Needs Swift Justice To Maintain Indictment Boost

Texas Governer Rick Perry spoke at a podium to the press before tuning himself into authorities Tuesday evening at the Blackwell-Thurman Criminal Justice Center in Austin. (Photo: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

The comeback story of the year could be derailed by courtroom drama.

Ferguson, Race, And Riots: Must It Always Be 'Us' Against 'Them'?

Police in riot gear detain a demonstrator protesting against the shooting of Michael Brown, in Ferguson

If common ground is to be found, it will happen at the altar, or not at all.

The Case Against Expanding Gambling

If you like casinos, why not try out UNLV's Entertainment Engineering and Design program? It teaches you the ropes of how to style, plan and manage a casino, all in the heart of Las Vegas. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Would Lincoln have considered it a ‘laudable pursuit’?

This One Vote Could Help Republicans' Chances Of Taking Back The Senate

It’s all up to leadership now

There's Only One Way Out Of Ferguson's Desperation, And It's Not Looting

Masked individuals carry items out of a liquor store, during on-going demonstrations to protest against the shooting of Michael Brown, in Ferguson

America cannot go on justifying bad behavior, not even when it comes from a people who have been wronged by history.

America Is Losing Its Cushion To Absorb High Levels Of Healthcare Spending

Doctor Murthy stands outside the Supreme Court during legal arguments over the Affordable Care Act in Washington

Healthcare as a share of GDP means less than what’s left over after healthcare spending.

Congress Is Overpaid And Underworked

A journalist looks at her Blackberry communication device on Capitol Hill in Washington

An average member of Congress makes $174,000 a year.

Temple University, The Latest Antisemitic Hotspot, Protested Amid Record Donation Drive

Temple University ("sugar baby" signups: 113) provides the wealthy men of Philadelphia with a steady and very diverse supply of non-brotherly love.

Perhaps protestors should be sending their complaints to the school’s donors.

As European Jihadists Pour Into Syria And Iraq, It�s Clearer Than Ever That Poverty Does Not Cause Terrorism

Still image from undated video of a masked Islamic State militant holding a knife speaking next to man purported to be James Foley at an unknown location

Poverty is a moral problem, not a security problem.

Will America's Obesity Epidemic Help Make Social Security More Solvent?

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The public-spiritedness of eating yourself into an early grave

A Comprehensive Strategy To Defeat ISIS

Still image taken from video of a man purported to be the reclusive leader of the militant Islamic State Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi making what would be his first public appearance at a mosque in Mosul

Top generals have already claimed that the threat will have to be dealt with, so why wait?

Eric Holder Avenges Investor Fraud By Taking From Victimized Investors

Eric Holder at the 2013 National Convention in Orlando. Tim Boyles/Getty Images.

It’s part of a disturbing trend of raiding investors serviced by offending banks.

Panic and Fear Will Set In If Nigeria Does Not Act Clearly And Transparently Against Ebola

Volunteers lower a corpse, which is prepared with safe burial practices, into a grave in Kailahun

Regional governments and aid workers can’t be kept in the dark about the virus.

The Obama Bank Shakedown

US President Barack Obama makes a statement while at the White House in Washington

Behind in the polls, he’s rekindling class warfare against banks, corporations, and rich people.

Does The Senate Immigration Bill Mitigate The Moral Hazard Of Amnesty?

Members of Congress calling for comprehensive immigration reform stand in unison before they were detained by police in front of the U.S. Capital Building in Washington

Contra Brit Hume and Kim Strassel, it’s just not true that ‘amnesty’ has to be without conditions.

What Was Racist About Ferguson?

Protesters gesture and chant as they stand near Missouri Highway Patrol officers during ongoing demonstrations in reaction to the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri

Protesters can’t answer that basic question

Violent Crime, Not Police Abuse, Is The Real Threat To Black Americans

Demonstrators protesting against the shooting of Michael Brown are surrounded by police in riot gear in Ferguson

The question is whether we want to protect black victims or black criminals.

The Trouble With Textbooks: A Great American Rip-Off


English 101 students don’t need a glossy new edition every year to learn how to write.

Fighting Cronyism Brings People Together

Hochberg, chairman and president of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, testifies before a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing in Washington

Progressives and conservatives should both support ending the Ex-Im Bank, so why is Elizabeth Warren for it?

White Racism And Black Crime

Demonstrators shout "Hands up, don't shoot," while protesting the killing of unarmed black teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri

White racism and black crime are both real problems.

This Ebola Outbreak Deserves Responsible Reporting

Health workers carry the body of an Ebola virus victim in Kenema

It’s not true that the government has limited press coverage of the outbreak.

Anti-Consumer Ticketing On The Rise

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Ticket sellers are doing what they can to make paperless, and competition-free sales the norm.

COULTER: No Facts, No Peace

Ann Coulter

‘Stirring up racial hatred is how journalists make up for sending their own kids to lily-white private schools.’

The Real Failure Of The Missouri Police

No justice, no peace

Randi Goes Rogue: Three Secrets About Teacher Tenure And Seniority

Randi Weingarten YouTube screenshot/Clinton Global Initiative

Teacher-tenure fights pit old guard union members against newer, often better, teachers.

Police Militarization Is The Only Abuse Of Power The Left Seems To Care About

A police officer aims his weapon at a demonstrator protesting the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Missouri

There are times when pistols and squad cars don’t cut it.

Public Health Officials Should Embrace E-Cigarettes

File picture shows a customer puffing on an e-cigarette at the Henley Vaporium in New York City

‘The main reason the U.K. ex-smokers gave for using e-cigarettes was to quit or to avoid tobacco products.’

Uganda's Anti-Gay Law Masks The Real Scandal -- A Growing Western Child Sex Trade In Africa

Anti-gay supporters celebrate after Uganda's President Museveni signed a law imposing harsh penalties for homosexuality in Kampala

The bill only passed with strategic misdirection from activists who tied child abuse to homosexuality.

If Voters Need To Be Bribed To Turn Out, Do We Really Want Them Voting?

A woman inserts her ballot into an intake machine at a polling station during the U.S. presidential election in Los Angeles

Democracy depends on accepting the burdens of self-government, not just goosing the rolls.

Europe's Projection Problem

Protesters throw projectiles in place de la Republique during a banned demonstration in support of Gaza in central Paris

Envy and self-loathing are the root causes of European enmity toward not only Israel, but also America.

President Obama Is Losing His Greatest Asset: Likeability

U.S. President Obama speaks about Iraq and also the shooting in Ferguson, Missouri on Martha's Vineyard

Few presidents have reclaimed it, once lost, and Obama needs public approval more than most.

Africa's Problem With Ebola -- And Medical Science

Health workers wear protective clothing before carrying an abandoned dead body presenting with Ebola symptoms at Duwala market in Monrovia

Local officials are resistant to Western medicine’s remedies

No Country Has More Friends Of Israel Than ... India?

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Hindus and Jews have much in common.

Governor Perry Still Looks Strong

Texas Governor Rick Perry attends the second Annual Champions of Jewish Values International Awards Gala in New York

…despite a phony Democratic indictment.

Direct Mail: Not Only Ethical But Essential For The Conservative Movement

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Matt Lewis gets it wrong about our business.

Inspector General's Report Highlights The IRS's Ongoing Circus

Former Director of Exempt Organizations for the IRS Lois Lerner is sworn in to testify before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing in Washington

To restore public trust, Commissioner Koskinen will have to do more with less.

Bringing Moral Clarity To America's Counterterrorism Policy

Still image taken from video of a man purported to be the reclusive leader of the militant Islamic State Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi making what would be his first public appearance at a mosque in Mosul

Humanitarian war is unjustifiable, but it’s clear that ISIS could pose a security threat in the future.

More Than Incompetent, Obama Simply Does Not Understand What It Means To Be President

U.S. President Obama delivers a statement on the shooting in Ferguson, Missouri and the situation in Iraq on Martha's Vineyard

Managing special interests has been the president’s job since George Washington.

Why Republicans Should Pray The Supreme Court Legalizes Gay Marriage

Steve Krout remains on the Pennsylvania State Capital steps following a rally with gay rights supporters in Harrisburg

Putting the culture war behind us would be a godsend.

EPA's New Ozone Standards And The Case For Optimal Pollution


At some point, the returns don’t justify the costs. But would the EPA be honest about that?

Secular Stagnation Is A Cover-Up

U.S. President Obama talks about the economy at the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center in McLean, Virginia

Failed Keynesian policies have blocked growth.

COULTER: 'What Is With These Christians?'

Author Ann Coulter speaks during an addr

Why my critics should try going to Africa.

The Cure For Punditry Hyperventilation About Hillary Clinton -- Try the Facts

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Progressive Democrats misrepresent Hillary’s views on war, foreign policy, and civil rights.

When Tricky Dick Muled Weed For Ambassador Satchmo


‘Ambassadors don’t have to go through customs and the Vice President will gladly carry your bags for you’

Obama Should Make Europe Yearn For Bush

U.S. President Obama delivers a statement on the situation in Iraq from his vacation home at Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts

Eastern Europe can no longer count on America’s ironclad support.

National Employee Freedom Week Highlights Union Members' Right To Opt Out


This July the NLRB handed the SEIU a major victory — but momentum is against big labor.

The Left's Crush On Hamas

Palestinian member of Hamas security forces stands guard during a Hamas rally marking the anniversary of the death of its leaders killed by Israel, in Gaza

Hamas minus IDF equals ISIS.

Skewed Media Subverts Israel, Strengthens Terrorism

Palestinian Hamas militants stand next to M-75 home made rocket as they take part in a military parade marking the first anniversary of the eight-day conflict with Israel, in Gaza City

Cases of intimidation are real, but that’s all the more reason to report the rest straight.

America Still Needs Nukes -- And A Better Foreign Policy

U.S. Secretary of State Kerry points to journalists as he walks to a meeting at a hotel in Vienna

ISIS is the threat of the day, but more loom on the horizon.

Rick Perlstein's Digital Disorientation: Plagiarism Isn't The Future Of Online Publishing

Reagan basically set the standard with the most presidential picture known to man. (Photo: Michael Evans/ Wikimediacommons)

There is no quarter, online or otherwise, where lifting without attribution is acceptable.

Why Gunlock Laws Make People Less Safe

A customer looks over a Glock 29 10mm hand gun at the Guns-R-Us gun shop in Phoenix, Arizona

They don’t reduce accidental deaths, and leave people more vulnerable to criminals.

How Neil Abercrombie Lost Hawaii


‘It’s very tough to anger everyone, but it seems Abercrombie did so.’

Before Creating Any More New Crimes, Congress Should Reform the Penalties It Made Decades Ago


Congress should pass the Smarter Sentencing Act now — even if it does nothing else.

The Obama Economic Record: The Worst Five Years Since World War II

US President Barack Obama waves goodbye to reporters after a statement and taking questions at the White House in Washington

To get the economy growing again, nearly every Obama-era policy will need to be reversed.

Few Other Countries Are Following The Obama Administration's Lead On Climate

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy arrives to sign a proposal to cut carbon pollution in Washington

After Australia’s carbon tax repeal, few nations are interested in sticking their neck out.

What Senator Doesn't Want You To Know About The Export-Import Bank

Hochberg, chairman and president of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, testifies before a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing in Washington

She’s hoping Louisianans ignore what a rotten deal it is for taxpayers.

Lower Benefits, Higher Jobs

File photo of Paul Ryan at a conference in Las Vegas

Paul Ryan has it right.

Small Is Beautiful, And Popular: A New Political Paradigm For The GOP

A street sign marking Main Street stands in Port Washington. Shannon Stapleton/Reuters.

Local government, small business, and churches are the foundation of a strong vision for the country.

Don't Let Big Tobacco Choke The E-Cigarette Industry

Various e-cigarette products for sale are seen at the Henley Vaporium in New York City

If the FDA’s proposed rules go into effect, big cigarette companies are the only ones that could afford the regulatory costs

The Indebted Generation Didn't Ask For This

Brooklyn College Creative Commons/Gabriel Liendo

‘We came of age in a time of pessimism and uncertainty brought about by the failed policies of previous generations.’

50 Years After Gulf of Tonkin: We Now Know Vietnam Lost the Vietnam War

Workers wave Vietnamese national flags during an anti-China protest at a Chinese shoe factory in Vietnam's northern Thai Binh province

Compared to South Korea or Japan, Vietnam is still a basket case.

Though The Heavens Fall: Getting To The Bottom Of Benghazi

The U.S. Consulate in Benghazi is seen in flames during a protest by an armed group said to have been protesting a film being produced in the United States in this September 11, 2012 (Photo: Reuters/Esam Al-Fetori)

Speaker Boehner and Trey Gowdy should expect a long, frustrating summer.

Time To Ditch The Obamacare Tanning Tax

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It’s cost approximately 64,000 workers their jobs.