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Michelle Obama "Unveiled" in Saudi Arabia

January 28 2015
by Hadley Heath

The First Lady faced criticism after wearing no head covering during a trip to Saudi Arabia for King Abdullah's funeral.

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White House Drops Plan to Tax Middle Class College Savings--For Now

January 28 2015
by Charlotte Hays

But it will be necessary for Democrats to go after the middle class if they are to find the means to finance their agenda.

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Have You Signed Up for the Cool “Transborder Chicano Literature" Course Yet?

January 28 2015
by Vicki E. Alger

Students at a public university ponder "the problem of whiteness" at taxpayer expense. It's considered an English class.

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School Dinner Expands

January 27 2015
by Julie Gunlock

Instead of improving the school lunch program, the Obama Administration simply expands the school dinner program. 

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Study: Sixty Percent of New Jobs in 2014 Caused by Cutting Unemployment Benefits

January 27 2015
by Charlotte Hays

Remember when Nancy Pelosi was Speaker of the House and had a national platform on which to put forth her odd economic theory that extending unemployment benefits creates jobs?

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Barack of Arabia: Glad He's Going to the Funeral. But What about that DOD Essay Contest?

January 27 2015
by Charlotte Hays

Headline of the Day: “King Fond of Beheadings Honored with DOD Essay Competition.”

 

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Carly 'Splains to Hillary that Frequent Flyer Miles Are Not a Qualification for the Highest Office

January 27 2015
by Charlotte Hays

Fiorina: You see, Mrs. Clinton, flying is not an accomplishment. It is an activity.

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Oh, Baby! Mandated Family Leave Picks Up Steam

January 27 2015
by Patrice J. Lee

Efforts are increasing on Capitol Hill to make paid family leave a mandatory practice, but what if many American businesses can’t afford the costs?

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Wrecker's Ball: President Obama Turns Attention to Alaska's Economy

January 27 2015
by Charlotte Hays

President Obama did a neat trick in his State of the Union address: the president took credit for increased energy production in the U.S. that his policies had sought to strangle. Now for an encore...

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Disney Rejects Cartoonish Idea from State Department

January 26 2015
by Patrice J. Lee

The Obama Administration wants to use the characters from "Frozen" to frighten children about global warming, but Disney is cool to the idea.

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With Horse Already Out, HHS Takes Steps to Close Barn Door

January 26 2015
by Patrice J. Lee

The Administration is turning off the spigot of private consumer data on its ObamaCare website to third party companies. Gee, thanks.

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Before Jackie: An Update on a Sloppily Reported Story that Changed American Law

January 26 2015
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An outgoing Center for Public Integrity honcho is still bragging about a story that some regard as a precursor to Rolling Stone's debunked U Va gang rape article.

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SOTU's Real Message for the Middle Class: Be Afraid--Very Afraid!

January 26 2015
by Charlotte Hays

When President Obama says he is going to help the middle class, members of the middle class should grab their wallets.

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National School Choice Week Kicks Off Today!

January 25 2015
by VIcki Alger

Record number of events from coast to coast celebrate parents’ right to choose their children’s schools.

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Half of New York Voters Oppose Common Core

January 25 2015
by VIcki Alger

Want implementation stopped.

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School Choice Works: The Latest Evidence

January 24 2015
by VIcki Alger

New study links voucher scholarships to increased college degrees.

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Arizona is the First State to Require Students to Pass a Civics Test

January 24 2015
by VIcki Alger

Want a high school diploma? Then pass the U.S. Citizenship civics test.

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Did NPR Start the Campus "Rape Culture" Phenomenon?

January 23 2015
by Charlotte Hays

If so, it did no favors to real victims.

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White House Not Amused that Carly Fiorina Wants to Talk about Its Gender Pay Gap

January 23 2015
by Patrice J. Lee

Valerie Jarrett is strangely reluctant to discuss the matter in terms of actual numbers.

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New Study Finds Women Can Read Minds

January 23 2015
by Nicole Russell

Women boast many valuable traits that differ from our male counterparts: Typically we’re more relational, able to multitask more efficiently, and show empathy. Yet a team of researchers at M.I.T., Carnegie Mellon, and Union College, found the secret to smart groups is--wait for it--women.

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European Food Safety Authority Rules BPA Safe

January 23 2015
by Julie Gunlock

Another major scientific body finds BPA is safe and the media responds with facts, not hysterical headlines. 

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More on New York's Hotel Industry vs. Airbnb

January 22 2015
by Patrice J. Lee

Home-sharing company Airbnb faces heated fight in New York City as the hotel industry rallies against it.

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Healthcare.gov Is Quietly Giving Away Personal Data

January 22 2015
by Patrice J. Lee

A troubling review of the federal ObamaCare website finds that clients’ private information is going to companies for marketing use.

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A New Factual Feminist Is Out!

January 22 2015
by Charlotte Hays

“We don't live in a rape culture, but ours is a society saturated with gender propaganda.," says FF Christina Hoff Sommers.

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Stay-at-Home Mothers: Did President Obama Diss Them in the SOTU?

January 22 2015
by Charlotte Hays

Wilcox: Guess which kind of family was left out in the cold by President Obama as he unveiled his plan to help middle-class families in his State of the Union address?

It seems patently unfair to offer a plan targeting middle-class families that excludes such a large share of American families. - See more at: http://iwf.org/blog/2796067/Stay-at-Home-Mothers:-Did-President-Obama-Diss-Them-in-the-SOTU-#sthash.jDylDO03.dpuf
It seems patently unfair to offer a plan targeting middle-class families that excludes such a large share of American families. - See more at: http://iwf.org/blog/2796067/Stay-at-Home-Mothers:-Did-President-Obama-Diss-Them-in-the-SOTU-#sthash.jDylDO03.dpuf

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