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John Boehner is Actually Doing a Pretty Good Job

Boehner's doing a lot better than you think. Here are some of the issues he's facing during the shutdown, and a look at why he's positioning himself well during it all.

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3 Reasons It Won't Be the End Of the World If the Supreme Court Doesn't Choose in Favor Of Gay Marriage

Some words of caution about the "marriage equality" movement and its talking points.
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Steubenville Rape Case: Even With Guilty Verdict, There's No Silver Lining

"Rape culture" is insufficiently nuanced, and incarceration solves next to nothing.
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Adam Lanza Shooting: Everything the Media Got Wrong

A full take-down of the falsehoods spread by news outlets in the aftermath of Sandy Hook.
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Hillary Clinton 2016: Why We Will Have 12 Years of Democratic Presidents

Get ready for 12 more years of Democratic governance: Obama's next four years will probably be unimpressive, and Hillary is likely to win in 2016 and 2020. Still, overall, we're doing just fine.

How the Liberal Media Twisted Richard Mourdock's Words

Marginalizing beliefs like Richard Mourdock's is both profoundly bad theology and a huge strategic mistake.

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Who Won the Presidential Debate Last Night: Bob Schieffer Wins, Obama Comes Second

In yesterday's foreign policy presidential debate, Bob Schieffer was victorious and Obama finished in second place.
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Obama and Romney 2012 Battle is All Media Hype

On the cons of becoming politically informed.
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4 Reasons Why China is Not on the Rise

Everyone claims that China is well on its way to surpassing the U.S., but a visit to the country proves just how wrong that theory is.
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5 Things to Like About Mitt Romney

Romney gets a bad rap these days, especially from dog lovers, but here are five things to like about him as a candidate for president.

After Susan Komen Pulls Funding for Planned Parenthood, Pro-Choice Supporters Misunderstand the Pro-Life Position

Pro-choice people often fundamentally misunderstand the pro-life perspective. If we try to imagine a world in which abortion is murder, then most of our arguments stop making sense.

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The Next Steps for Occupy Wall Street

As Occupy Wall Street contemplates its next move, here are some suggestions for tactics, goals, and presentation.
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Will Libya Help Obama in 2012? Depends on the Economy

Some pundits have rated Colonel Gaddafi's defeat in Libya a victory for Obama, but this will only pay dividends in 2012 if the economy improves over the next year.