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The Classic Path to the Inevitable Result: Venezuela Succumbs to Dictatorship

This week, the opposition forces in Venezuela are still in the streets, struggling with government forces, to protest last week’s lurch of..

Apr 10, 2017
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Walter Donway
7 Mins
Watergate Reruns: The Campaign to Overturn the Election

What I call the “Not Our President Elite” (NOPE) believes that a frighteningly ignorant, bigoted, and distinctly inferior America—not the...

Feb 16, 2017
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Walter Donway
7 Mins
Isn’t $1.9 Trillion A Year Lost to Federal Regulations Enough?

If and when Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump finish sparring over personal health, illicit emails, and Vladimir Putin’s qualities as a...

Oct 2, 2016
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6 Mins
Are Pre-School Grad Celebrations Going Too Far?

When I was a kid, celebrations of birthdays and other personal milestones were modest. Family, a few friends, a few gifts, fun. But now I

Jun 13, 2016
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Edward Hudgins
5 Mins
A Tale of Two Sanders

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. It was the age of individualism, it was the age of collectivism. It was the epoch of pe

Apr 13, 2016
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Kevin Schooler
3 Mins
Ayn Rand Explains Trump and the Refusal to Think

People don't want to think. And the deeper they get into trouble, the less they want to think. But by some form of instinct, they feel they

Mar 25, 2016
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Gary Verboon
4 Mins
Krugman gets Rand Right

Let’s hear it for Paul Krugman! He got Ayn Rand’s views right for once.

Mar 24, 2016
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2 Mins
Is America Socialist?

Social Security is a socialist program. But being forced to use a socialist program doesn’t make one a socialist. A socialist, after all...

Mar 17, 2016
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William Thomas
3 mins
How to Counter Socialists about Social Security

Five years ago at the hospital, the joy of holding my newborn daughters in my arms was momentarily disrupted when I was asked to free up a..

Mar 16, 2016
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Edward Hudgins
4 Mins
The Supreme Court, Scalia, and Restoring the Constitution


The passing of this conservative Supreme Court Justice has set off a political firestorm in a year already burning with conflict. GOP...

Feb 15, 2016
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Edward Hudgins
6 Mins
Bernie Sanders and "selfishness"

Ed Hudgins weighs in on some of Bernie Sander's stances. "Bernie Sanders is on a jihad against 'extremely greedy and selfish financiers'"...

Feb 10, 2016
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Edward Hudgins
2 Mins
The First 2015 Democrat Debate: Ignorance Wins

The audience for the first Democratic presidential primary debate was not just the party faithful. It was the low-information voters. And...

Oct 15, 2015
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Edward Hudgins
6 Mins
Civil War within the GOP

In New Hampshire—the primo primary state!—the Republican Liberty Caucus’s annual conference is a battlefield in the civil war within the GOP

Oct 6, 2015
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Edward Hudgins
5 Mins
GOP 2015 Second Debate Rundown

The second GOP presidential debates (held September 16, 2015) were grueling affairs: four candidates for nearly two hours and eleven others

Sep 17, 2015
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Edward Hudgins
7 Mins
Talk to Rand Paul, online

Join us for a special edition of GULCH LIVE at 4:30PM ET for exclusive live commentary from the Atlas Society's David Kelly, Aaron Day, Will

Sep 15, 2015
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2 Mins
Donald Trump: A Know-Nothing for the 21st Century

Donald Trump has jumped into the race for the 2016 Republican Presidential nomination with a splash. His current front-runner status...

Aug 31, 2015
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3 Mins
Democrats Stand for Socialism

Over the last week, this issue was brought into focus by two interviews given by Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schulz (D-Fla), who chairs the

Aug 11, 2015
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4 Mins
GOP Undercard Debate: Fiorina vs. Santorum

If the winner of the kiddie-table GOP debate were rewarded a seat at the adult table, Carly Fiorina would be feasting on hot turkey with...

Aug 7, 2015
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Edward Hudgins
6 Mins
Bernie Sanders, Socialism, and the GOP

It’s more than ironic that as socialist economies, led by Greece, collapse, Democrats in America are infatuated by Vermont Sen. Bernie...

Jul 19, 2015
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Edward Hudgins
6 Mins
What America Will We Give to the Future?

Our country was established in 1776 on the premise that we all are endowed “with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life...

Jun 30, 2015
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Edward Hudgins
5 Mins
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