Written by Sarah Torre
The recent Health and Human Services (HHS) mandate for preventive services under President Obama’s health care law is an unprecedented assault on religious liberty. The mandate forces many religious employers to either contradict their faith by providing and paying for abortion-inducing drugs, ...
Written by Marguerite Higgins and Rachael Slobodien
On Monday—two years after President Obama signed Obamacare into law—the Supreme Court will hear arguments challenging the health law’s constitutionality. Heralded as the case of the century, the oral arguments heard and, ultimately, the Court’s decisions will set the precedent for hundreds of ...
Written by Sergei Bourachaga
Sergei Bourachaga’s latest essay compares the Robert Bales case in Afghanistan with the massacre by Charles Whitman in Texas almost half a century ago. The author considers the possibility that Staff Sgt. Bales may have sustained permanent damage to his forebrain as the result of an earlier IED ...
Written by Robert Alt and Edmund Haislmaier
Next week, the Supreme Court will hear challenges to Obamacare (the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) centered on the constitutionality of the legislation’s individual mandate and Medicaid expansion. From a legal perspective, the Court’s decision will serve as a ...
Written by DTN
This report from DTN focuses on the Pacific Educational Group, or PEG. Main Objectives: First, PEG teaches that the systemic racism" of America's "white culture" is the major cause of black and Hispanic students' academic underachievement. Second, PEG charges six-figure sums to conduct ...
Written by John C. Goodman
Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and other social insurance programs are bankrupting America. They will produce ever-escalating deficits for as far as the eye can see.
So what can we do about it? All we hear out of Washington are “eat-your-spinach” solutions — both from Democratsand ...
Written by Evan Walter
The positive momentum from the “Year of School Choice” in 2011 is being carried over into 2012, with several states primed to implement major reforms.
Louisiana, already a pioneer in the school choice movement, is poised to make its New Orleans voucher program available statewide, allowing ...
Written by Alyene Senger
The American public doesn’t support Obamacare, and a new survey shows that doctors have an even worse opinion. No one has a better grasp on the state of the health care system than physicians, and according to the Doctors Company survey, 60 percent of them believe that Obamacare will have a ...
Written by Bruce Deitrick Price
If it wasn’t so tragic, it would be comical. Our schools seem to be run by Italian cruise ship captains.
In a society, where everyone is immersed in language and surrounded by words, we somehow manage to have an illiteracy crisis. Recent government tests show that two-thirds of the kids ...