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Who NOT to Vote For

Adam Carolla isn't going to tell you who to vote for. But he is going to tell you who NOT to vote for. And in a time when candidates running for office promise the moon, one of America's funniest comedians shares a few tips about how to spot the

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    What is Crony Capitalism?

    This election season there's a lot of talk about corruption, about politicians being

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      A Progressive's Guide to Political Correctness

      Is there a point where the

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        Is America Racist?

        Is America racist? Is it -- as President Barack Obama said --

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          How Do We Make Society Better?

          How do you want to improve America? By focusing on improving and refining yourself? Or by transforming society? The answer to that question will reveal whether you're on the Left or the Right.

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            How Do You Deal With Painful Truths?

            The Left and Right perceive the world differently. One side sees it as it exists, accepts fundamental truths and facts--even if they are painful--and then adopts a worldview. The other side adopts a vision, and then views the world through that prism. Whi

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              How Do You Judge America?

              Is the United States an exceptional country that has played a uniquely good role in history? Or is it a typical country, perhaps even a uniquely bad one considering the legacy of slavery and Jim Crow? On this, the Left and Right do not agree.

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                Does it Feel Good or Does it Do Good?

                When setting public policy, what's more important: intentions or results? Feeling good or doing good? When it comes to being guided by the heart or by the mind, the Left and Right are very different.

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                  How Big Should Government Be?

                  How big should the government be? And what is its proper role in the daily lives of Americans? The Left and Right have opposite answers.

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                    Campaign Finance Reform Corrupts

                    What corrupts politics more: Millionaires and billionaires? Or the rules that intend to limit the influence of wealthy donors? George Will, author and Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the Washington Post, explains who designed campaign finance reform

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                    Game of Loans

                    Why does student debt keep going up and up even as it's harder and harder to find a good job with a college degree? And why does it seem that the more aid the government and colleges give, the less it helps? Charlie Kirk, founder of Turning Point USA

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                    Left but Really Right

                    Successful liberals live by conservative values. It's true. The liberal musician, the liberal chef, the liberal writer -- all swear by things conservatives love, like competition, earned reward, and, yes, profit and the bottom line. Greg Gutfeld, bes

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                    Radical Islam: The Most Dangerous Ideology

                    Is radical Islam our generation's most dangerous ideology? Is it comparable to what Nazism and Communism were in the 20th century? Or are Islamists no more d...

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                    Why the Right is Right

                    What makes conservatism right? If you're a conservative, you should know why you're right. If you're not a conservative, why should you think about becoming ...

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                    Does Free Speech Offend You?

                    Should offensive speech be banned? Where should we, as a society, draw the line where permitted speech is on one side, and forbidden speech is on the other? ...

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                    The Most Important Question About Abortion

                    Is abortion right, or is it wrong? It's the big question that's lost in a societal debate that's mostly focused on legality. But, really, whether it's right ...

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                    The Iran Nuclear Deal

                    Is the nuclear agreement between the United States and Iran a good or bad deal? Would it be harder or easier for Iran to develop nuclear weapons? Would it ma...

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                    What Makes America Different?

                    Is America really that great? Or is the United States just like any other nation? Outsiders tend to be the best judge of character, and Nick Adams, a best-se...

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                    Why Do People Become Islamic Extremists?

                    What makes someone become an Islamic extremist? Is it poverty? Lack of education? A search for meaning? Haroon Ullah, a senior State Department advisor and a...

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                    Do Big Unions Buy Politicians?

                    Who poses the biggest threat to America's economy by striking deals with crooked politicians? Big Oil, Big Pharma, or Big Unions? Daniel DiSalvo, political s...

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                    Should America be the World's Policeman?

                    Should America be the world's policeman? Does the world even need a policeman? Or would humanity be better off if America weren't the dominant military super...

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                    Do You Understand the Electoral College?

                    Do you understand what the Electoral College is? Or how it works? Or why America uses it to elect its presidents instead of just using a straight popular vot...

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                    The Popular Vote vs. the Electoral College

                    Right now, there's a well-organized, below-the-radar effort to render the Electoral College effectively useless. It's called the National Popular Vote, and i...

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                    Don't Judge Blacks Differently

                    Does race trump truth? In a confrontation between police and perpetrators, what is more important? Facts or skin color? When protests morph into riots, do we...

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                    Why You Should Love Fossil Fuel

                    Every year on Earth Day we learn how bad humanity's economic development is for the health of the planet. But maybe this is the wrong message. Maybe we shoul...

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                    What is the University Diversity Scam?

                    America's campuses, particularly those in California, spend tens of millions of dollars on administrators and programs to combat issues like sexism, homophob...

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                    Why America Invaded Iraq

                    Why did America invade Iraq in 2003? Was it for oil? Or was it because Saddam Hussein was a mass-murdering dictator who harbored terrorists and threatened th...

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                    Israel's Legal Founding

                    When the state of Israel was founded in 1948, it was done so with the approval of the United Nations. But today, Israel's enemies routinely challenge the leg...

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                    Pakistan: Can Sharia and Freedom Coexist?

                    Pakistan is the world’s fifth largest democracy. It is also deeply influenced by Islamic law (Sharia). Can these two traditions, Western Liberal democracy an...

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                    Are Israeli Settlements the Barrier to Peace?

                    Is Israel's policy of building civilian communities in the West Bank the reason there's no peace agreement with the Palestinians? Or would there still be no ...

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                    The World's Most Persecuted Minority: Christians

                    The most persecuted and victimized people in the world today are Christians in the Middle East. The perpetrators of the widespread destruction of that region...

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                    Who Are the Racists: Conservatives or Liberals?

                    To call someone a racist is a serious charge. A racist is someone who believes that one person is superior (or inferior) to another person simply based on th...

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                    A Black South African on Israel and Apartheid

                    Is Israel an “apartheid state,” as its enemies claim? Who better to answer that charge than a Black South African who lived through apartheid? Kenneth Meshoe...

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                    Feminism vs. Truth

                    Women in America are the freest in the world, yet many feminists tell us women are oppressed. They advocate this falsehood through victim mentality propagand...

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                    Is the UN Fair to Israel?

                    Israel is a vibrant democracy with full rights for women and gays, a free press and independent judiciary. You would think that the United Nations would cele...

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                    How the Liberal University Hurts the Liberal Student

                    Are most college professors liberal? Yes, says Penn State Associate Professor of Political Science and Philosophy Matthew Woessner. Perhaps surprisingly, how...

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                    Teachers Unions vs. Students

                    There is a dilemma in American education. On the one hand, teachers are essential to student achievement. On the other, teachers unions promote self-interest...

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                    BDS: The Attempt to Strangle Israel

                    The latest strategy employed by those who wish to strangle Israel is called BDS. It may sound harmless, but do not be fooled. It stands for Boycott, Divestme...

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                    Do You Pass the Israel Test?

                    Would you believe us if we said that the best litmus test of any society's success is its attitude towards Israel? Well, it's true. As George Gilder explains...

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                    Why America's Military Must Be Strong

                    Over the past century there have been periods when the American military has been dominant and periods when it has not. Renowned British historian Andrew Rob...

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                    Iran and the Bomb

                    Many countries have nuclear weapons, and many more want them. Only one, though, has its neighbors and the world terrified. That country is Iran. Why is every...

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                    The Middle East Problem

                    The Middle East conflict is framed as one of the most complex problems in the world. But, in reality, it's very simple. Israelis want to live in peace and ar...

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                    The Government vs. the American Character

                    Over the past 50 years, the purpose of the American government has radically transformed. Whereas its main goal in domestic matters used to be to protect lib...

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                    Are People Born Good?

                    In our universities, newspapers, and television shows, it is a given that external forces are the cause of crime. If not for poverty, murder and rape would b...

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                    The Bigger the Government...

                    In every society throughout human history the following relationship has held true: as government grows, human freedom and happiness shrinks. Best selling au...

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                    The Least Free Place in America

                    Question: Which American institution—one that prides itself on being open, democratic, and diverse—punishes its members severely for offering unpopular opini...

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                    Why Rent Control Hurts Renters

                    Nicole Gelinas of the Manhattan Institute shows why price ceilings on apartments hurt those it intends to help -- but also why rent control is here to stay. ...

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                    The American Trinity

                    The United States is built on a foundation of three unique values. Nationally syndicated talk show host and best-selling author, Dennis Prager, explains what...

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                    Aznar on Europe, America and Israel

                    Do you want to know how Europeans think? Why not ask one of the most prominent Europeans in the world, former Spanish Prime Minister, Jose Maria Aznar? That'...