Kartel Policy

Bay State’s Common Core Blues

A new study from the Pioneer Institute in Boston shows that in Massachusetts, Common Core, like the world, is with us late and soon. Unfortunately, it’s got all the world’s drawbacks and none of its benefits. “The previous standard provided a coherent line-up of texts …

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Good News On Climate Change

Some of the global warming alarmists are moving to France. “In direct retaliation to the U.S. decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord, French President Emmanuel Macron borrowed from President Trump’s famous political catchphrase as he doled out environmental research grants known as …

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A limited, energetic government – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

Eleven months later, Washington is still reeling from the election of President Donald Trump. Politicians, operatives and interest groups, the media, intellectuals and writers — everyone is trying to find his footing in this new and unexpected political environment. Continue Reading....

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Jim Acosta Follows Press Tradition: Harass GOP Admins, Go Easy on Dems

CNN’s insufferably self-important Jim Acosta made the news all about himself once again on Tuesday. This time, as reported by Randy Hall at NewsBusters, following in the footsteps of ABC’s detestable Sam Donaldson during the Reagan administration, Acosta, despite being warned not to, interrupted a …

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In Upset, Doug Jones Defeats Roy Moore in Alabama

Democrat Doug Jones beat Republican Roy Moore in Tuesday’s special election in Alabama’s U.S. Senate race.   Prior to the allegations of sexual misconduct Moore faced, the state was seen as an almost sure win for a Republican candidate. President Donald Trump won Alabama by …

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Even the Best Laws Cannot Save Our Society. Here’s What We Need.

I’m approaching my 82nd birthday, and my daughter will occasionally suggest that modernity is perplexing to me because I’m from prehistoric times. As such, it points to one of the unavoidable problems of youth—namely, the temptation to think that today’s behavioral standards have always been. …

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Will Networks Cover? Strzok, Page Texts Trash ‘Awful’ Trump as ‘Idiot,’ ‘Loathsome Human Being’

On Tuesday night as the election results came in from Alabama, a number of news outlets reported on the Department of Justice obtaining thousands of text messages between controversial FBI officials Peter Strzok and Lisa Page showing their disdain for “awful,” “idiot,” and “loathsome” President …

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Ex-NYT Editor Swoons: ‘It’s a Historic Night in Alabama’ Putting State on the ‘Right Road’

Late Tuesday night, longtime New York Times editor Howell Raines joined MSNBC’s The 11th Hour to gush over the “historic night” in his home state of Alabama and declare that Democrat Doug Jones’s victory put the state on “the indisputably right road” “for the first …

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Cheers Can Be Heard on CNN as Dem Jones Takes the Lead in Alabama

In the early part of the 10:00 p.m. Eastern hour, and before the Alabama Senate race was called for Democrat Doug Jones, cheers could be heard on CNN’s live broadcast as Wolf Blitzer announced Jones had taken the lead. At roughly 10:19 p.m. Eastern, Wolf Blitzer exclaimed: “Look …

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In Cold War Flashback, Russia Designates VOA, Radio Free Europe as Foreign Agents

The Russian Duma is engaging in tit-for-tat with the U.S. government by designating American government-funded broadcasters Voice of America and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty as foreign agents. In late November, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed into law a measure rushed through the Duma to push …

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