The Daily Caller

The Daily Caller

Why Australia's richest person may doom Al Franken

Cellphone Stalking

He supported the Ex-Im bank until it started subsidizing Minnesota’s competitors.

Raising the payroll tax cap won't solve Social Security's problems

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It’s still generational theft, even if the elderly are asked to pay a bit more.

Air Force must follow Congressional intent on religious liberty

Military Chaplain

The ‘subjective and unworkable’ standard keeps officers from exercising their religion freely.

OPINION: Republicans in danger of being Bushed

Jeb Bush

Why Republicans should feel bushed

The left-wing media's war on America's first Latina governor

Veepstakes Not It

Liberals fear the rise of tough, smart Republican women.

State lawmakers should oppose online travel taxes

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Say no to the double-tax schemes that could hurt the tourism industry nationwide

Why the Supreme Court must side with Aereo

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They’re guilty of disrupting television’s dinosaurs, not breaking the law.

The New York Times: No friend of veterans

U.S. soldiers during a Veterans Day ceremony in Afghanistan. Reuters.

The paper of record says vets are more likely to become violent extremists

Why a guaranteed minimum income is a terrible idea

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Who’s going to control the payouts? The IRS?

The shameful hypocrisy of the modern green movement

IPCC Chairman Pachauri comments on the U.N. IPCC Climate Report presentation during a news conference in Stockholm

Imagine if Climategate happened to Monsanto or PhRMA

COULTER: Back any candidate you want as long as it's one of these three

Ann Coulter

‘Brannon, Roche and Brat are the candidates true patriots should support with everything they have.’

The joke's on them: High-ranked states in 'Rich States, Poor States' perform better

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Big economic powerhouses like New York and California won’t stay there.

Common Core assessments: Parents opt out, schools cop out

Common Core Problem. Photo: Twitter courtesy of @Hollaatme_baby

County blames the state, state blames the feds, feds blame the state.

Natural gas infrastructure must be a key national security priority

The company logo of Russian natural gas producer Gazprom is seen on an advertisement installed on the roof of a building in St. Petersburg

Diplomacy is about more than tweets.

The military-industrial complex and their political allies endanger American servicemen

A worker cleans the entryway prior to Hagel's arrival for his first day as Secretary of Defense at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia

The Littoral Combat Ship and camouflage pattern boondoggles are the rule, not the exception.

A new Republican contract for 2014

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Running solely on Obamacare is a recipe for failure.

Ben Carson is a unifier, and that's what we need in 2016

Ben Carson

A brain surgeon with a vision for real healthcare reform would be a powerful candidate.

Even Obama can be accused of voter suppression

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the National Action Network's 16th Annual Convention in New York

Actually helping minorities get IDs would take away the Democrats’ best argument.

Abengoa Solar: Obama's green energy projects fail, even when they are successful

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Corruption, cronyism, and foreign labor at a stimulus-funded California solar farm.

The biggest loser is America's taxpayers

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No, the government hasn’t been on a crash diet.

Yelp takes a SLAPP at free speech

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The company only receives 6 subpoenas a month, so fears of a deluge are overstated.

Mozilla and Brendan Eich: A warning for the Supreme Court

Mozilla - Brendan Eich

Activists used to say that allowing gay marriage would never hurt anyone. They can’t say that anymore.

The Boston bombing and the 'Islamophobia' scam

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, suspect #2 in the Boston Marathon explosion is pictured in this undated FBI handout photo

Denouncing any counter-jihadist as an Islamophobe is part of the strategy.

Tax Day: Is your information safe from the IRS?

The Internal Revenue Service building in New York

It’s time to reform the ECPA, the IRS should need a warrant to read our e-mails

Is India about to elect its Reagan?

Hindu nationalist Modi, prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition BJP, addresses a rally in Agra

Narendra Modi bears many similarities to the Gipper.

Iron-fisted bureaucrats crush conscientious test objectors

Common Core question / Screenshot

Opting out of Common Core assessments could mean bad grades, or worse.

Google's Glass house

Google CEO Sergey Brin speaks at Google I/O 2012 Conference

Glass is a rare window into Google’s soul.

When veterans become victims: Reform the VA now

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Dozens of preventable deaths in Arizona draw attention to the agency’s ongoing problems.

Do you know your workplace IQ?

Sales representative Schnecke is pictured at his office at the headquarters of Rullko wholesale in Hamm

A handy guide for dealing with office curmudgeons.

Yellen's low-flation nonsense

United States Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks at the 2014 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference in Chicago

Higher prices are not the way to a better economy.

Yes, college athletes should be paid, but not as employees

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Why not allow them to license their names, or form a trust from athletic revenues?

A Muslim�s invitation to the New Atheists: Dawkins, Ali, and Harris

Ayaan Hirsi Ali / Fox News screenshot

How about reading the Qur’an?

Despite White House bravado, the Ex-Im Bank is still funding Russian oligarchs

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

‘Congress must send the Kremlin a message that we won’t underwrite the agenda of Vladimir Putin with taxpayer-guaranteed financing.’

10 ways the Income Tax harms civil liberties

A woman walks out of the Internal Revenue Service building in New York

Chief Justice John Marshall famously observed in 1819 that ‘the power to tax involves the power to destroy.’

GM: Still paying for Government Motors

Barra arrives to testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington

The company would be in much better shape if it went through a proper bankruptcy.

President Obama's voter registration hypocrisy

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at a Civil Rights Summit to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act at the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin

Despite his former WH counsel’s advice, the president would rather demagogue about voter suppression.

Why the Paycheck Fairness Act is unconstitutional

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Like the ERA, it needs to be passed by the states.

Michelle Nunn's Keystone problem

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Her money trail includes Harry Reid and a donor so anti-Keystone she wouldn’t even pony up for Obama.

What Senator Patrick Leahy and the Associated Press aren�t telling you about Cuban Twitter

Patrick Leahy Privacy

The senator sponsored an appropriations bill that would fund similar activities.

An oligarch's charter to save Ukraine

Former oligarch Khodorkovsky waves to Ukrainians during an anti-war rally at Independence Square in Kiev

Ukraine’s capitalists must stop fighting one another and commit to building a united, democratic bulwark against Putin.

Congress must hold Lois Lerner in contempt

Shulman, Lerner and Wolin take their seats to testify before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on targeting of political groups seeking tax-exempt status from by the IRS, on Capitol Hill in Washington

‘It is nonsense on stilts to suggest that Lerner is in the dark about the Committee’s view of her refusal to testify.’

Omaha 'Tri-Faith' project has links to Muslim Brotherhood

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Episcopalians and Reform Jews join forces with CAIR

Smart power: U.S. strategy for the 21st Century

Hillary Clinton deflects questions from audience about running for President in 2016 during closing plenary session on second day of the 2014 Meeting of Clinton Global Initiative University at Arizona State University in Tempe

Confronting Iran involves diplomacy, yes, but also doubting their intentions.

COULTER: Competition for thee, but not for me

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‘I would think that this country’s open-door policy toward terrorists would be of some concern to the owner of any Las Vegas casino’

Corruption in Wisconsin: Undercover videos expose GOP State Sen. Mike Ellis

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The Republican legislator may be illegally coordinating with a SuperPAC

LBJ is no civil rights hero

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Before the Kennedy assassination, Johnson was no friend of equality

Why Obama wants the economy to fail

President Barack Obama speaks during a visit to Bladensburg High School in Maryland

‘Destructive creation’ more or less sums up the president’s economic views.

Why the Paycheck Fairness Act hurts women

Paycheck Fairness Act

The 77-cents statistic is bogus.

CMS tries to strip patient safeguards

Tavenner testifies before a House Ways and Means Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington

A rule change that would have limited seniors’ access to mental health treatment is thwarted.

Jeb Bush: Soft on crime in the name of love

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The former Florida governor suggests the motive matters more than the crime.

New EPA water rule is all wet

A view of the Upper Tularik Floodplain in the Bristol Bay watershed in Alaska

The agency tries to reclaim ground lost in recent Supreme Court cases, by writing its own rules

Sheldon Adelson's Israel fixation doesn't represent American Jews

Sheldon Adelson

No matter how out of the mainstream the casino magnate is, 2016 contenders want his money.

Online video competition's tipping point just tipped

A man tries to get connected to the youtube web site with his tablet at a cafe in Istanbul

Several big recent changes have converged to create a tipping point for new broad scale, over-the-top (OTT) video competition

'Noah': The 3,300 year-old version of the story

Russell Crowe as Noah. Photo from YouTube.

‘Much of the behavior that led to the downfall of great societies, including that of Noah’s time, now prevails.’