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The 'Truthy' project: We are suspect

The feds, through a National Science Foundation grant to Indiana University, are spending nearly $1 million to create a Twitter-centric "web service that will monitor 'suspicious memes' and what it considers to be 'false and misleading ideas,' with a ...

Conservatives pinching their nose over Calif. 'diaper bill'

Like it or not, kids or no kids, California taxpayers could find themselves signed up for diaper duty, footing the bill – Assembly Bill 1516, that is – for diapers for needy families. The newly proposed bill, which could reportedly cost taxpayers $10 ...

Uncle Sam helps illegal alien children: Do you feel like a boy or a girl?

Children who have entered this country illegally are receiving food, clothing and shelter as they await their court cases. And now add "reproductive health" and "gender identity" to the list. Human Life International spokesman Stephen Phelan says HLI ...

Guilty: For just being Christian

Recent events in Salem, Massachusetts, reveal an ugly truth that Christians must understand: it isn't enough to merely disagree with leftists. They will work with every bit of force they can muster to compel you into agreement with them. The mayor of ...

Fed agency focuses on preserving LGBT 'legacy'

A group of scholars will soon convene to develop ways for the National Park Service to "preserve ... the legacy of lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgendered individuals ... for future generations" of Americans. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewe ...

TxDOT's sign commandment evokes wrath, standdown

[caption id="attachment_10818" align="alignright" width="300"] (Liberty Institute/Mike Berry)[/caption]Is this really what Lady Bird had in mind? Our tale today concerns the separation of church and state highways. Specifically, a sign displaying the ...

Your sign, your property, but take it down!

[caption id="attachment_10818" align="alignright" width="300"] (Liberty Institute/Mike Berry)[/caption]Highway billboards selling commercial products are apparently okay in Texas, but not signs displaying the Ten Commandments. Liberty Institute is fi ...

The Antarctic ice: A cold fact

A not-so-funny thing happened on the way to much of the breathless reporting that "global warming" is destabilizing parts of the Antarctic ice sheet and, as The New York Times put it in a front-page story on Tuesday, could lead to "a rise in sea leve ...

Ban the Nanny State

It's time to ban bans. We've reached a nationwide breaking point where big government, aka "The Nanny State," has overstepped its bounds as elected officials engage in mass stripping of our collective freedoms and consumer choice. Fairfax, Va., is cu ...

Why you should be worried about net neutrality

If you like the way the Internet is now, I've got some bad news for you: Things may be changing. New rules proposed by the Federal Communications Commission could mean we are entering a new era in which large, private companies can pay access fees to ...


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