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Monthly Archives: September, 2015

Tanzania: Six Churches Torched in One Week

Raymond Ibrahim Over the course of last week, six Christian churches were burned down in northwest Tanzania. On September 23, the Living Waters International Church, Buyekera Pentecostal Assemblies of God, and Evangelical Assemblies of God Tanzania Church — three churches in...

President Erdogan Entangles Turkey In War In Order To Reemerge In New Elections Set For November 1

Whither Turkey? – Part I: Following June 7 Loss In General Election By: R. Krespin | MEMRI Introduction During the fierce election campaign prior to Turkey's June 7, 2015 general election, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who under the Turkish constitution is sworn...

Trump Tax Plan Is a Large Tax Cut for the Middle Class

Alan Cole | Tax Foundation Presidential candidate Donald J. Trump released his tax plan on Monday, and we released our analysis on Tuesday. When we analyze tax plans, we do it to help guide an accurate conversation about the revenue...

Health Spending Increasing Share of GDP

John R. Graham | NCPA Last week’s third estimate of Gross Domestic Product for the second quarter confirms that growth in health spending might be moderating somewhat from its initial Obamacare fueled rush. Unfortunately, it is not a clear break in the...

The Abbas “Bombshell”

Barry Shaw | Gatestone Institute If one person can stand at the UN and unilaterally declare a state, I advise the leader of the Kurds, the Catalans, the Druze and any other ethnic groups that feel entitled to have their...

U.S. Gives 1,519 Engaged in Terrorism “While Under Duress” Residency, Asylum

Judicial Watch As if the President Obama’s sweeping amnesty measures haven’t compromised national security enough, the administration let 1,519 “inadmissible” foreigners embroiled in terrorism into the U.S. last year because the crimes were committed “while under duress.” Before the Obama administration...

The United Nations Green Economy Isn’t Sustainable Or Green!

Patrick Wood, Sept. 30, 2015 The United Nations intends to replace Capitalism and Free Enterprise with its Green Economy, or Sustainable Development. However, its concepts of development and economy are deeply flawed and reminiscent of fringe ideas from the Great...

Alice’s Washington Wonderland

Nelson Hultberg Government bureaucracies overwhelm our society today like locusts swarming over amber fields. Oppressive taxes stultify our waking hours from teen to twilight years. And the odorous rot of corruption eats away at even the honorable pillars of Washington...

The Greatest Leaders

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” -Martin Luther King Jr. Just this week, I returned home from our tour...

September 29, 2015 Immigration Reform News: Bush Doubles Down on DREAM Act amnesty

Latest immigration reform news from the Federation for American Immigration Reform Congress Must Let EB-5 Regional Centers Expire Bush Doubles Down on Amnesty House Speaker John Boehner Announces Resignation Effective October 30 LA County Jails Allow For Some Cooperation with Federal Immigration Officials Massachusetts...

Is Glencore The Next Lehman? The World’s Largest Commodities Trading Company Is Toast

Michael Snyder Are we about to witness the most important global financial event since the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008?  Glencore has been known as the largest commodities trading company on the entire planet, and at one time it...

CATO Carbon Tax Critique, Part 1: The Climate Science

Robert P Murphy | Institute for Energy Research Earlier this month, CATO published the Working Paper on carbon taxes that I co-authored with climate scientists Pat Michaels and Paul Knappenberger. For long-time IER readers, much of the analysis is familiar,...