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Media bungle Obama's gun control move

Journalists covering President Obama's executive actions on firearms this week revealed their ignorance of existing gun laws, as many incorrectly reported that dealers have been using gun shows and the Internet to legally evade federal standards on background checks.  Read more

Rand Paul’s plan to win Iowa caucuses: Support from 10,000 college students

There is one candidate hoping to take advantage of the increased student turnout: Kentucky Senator Rand Paul.  Read more

Congress' reaction to Obama's gun move may be silence

Congress may react to President Obama's plans to curb gun violence by doing exactly nothing, in large part because Obama's action didn't do anything to change existing law, making it unclear what Congress should do in return.  Read more

Mizzou still hasn’t fired prof. who tried to silence reporter

What do you have to do to get fired from a liberal university?  Read more

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How to succeed as a Republican governor in a Democratic state.  Read more

Unions’ new target: Mentally unstable college students

At Yale University, students have struggled to get the attention of administrators to deal with mental health issues and access to services.  Read more

Press declares open season on Bill Clinton's sex scandal history

The press has weighed in on whether it's "fair" to scrutinize Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton through the prism of her husband's sexual history, and mostly has no problem with doing just that.  Read more

What Explains the Vicious Left?

It’s not just a question of civility versus rudeness—which of course is no small thing in itself. The deeper problem is that the left seems to have lost its taste for democracy.  Read more

Iran calls Obama's bluff

Since signing a nuclear deal with the Obama administration last summer, Iran's theocratic regime has twice been caught testing ballistic missiles, in one case firing them near a U.S. aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf.  Read more

Country club amenities, professors on sabbatical? What are college students really paying for?

From recreation centers to athletic programs, colleges across the nation are fighting for higher enrollment, with student services that shift the focus of college away from education, and toward leisure activities and clubs.  Read more

Slackers: Poll reveals which generation worked least during Holidays

If you didn’t feel very productive during holiday office hours, you’re not the only one.  Read more

The dirt on the EPA's new clean energy credits

The Environmental Protection Agency's latest brainchild to help states make the switch from fossil fuels to more solar and wind may be too costly to be of any benefit to states.  Read more

Trump: Hillary 'Caused Tremendous Death'

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump accused his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, of causing "tremendous death."  Read more

The state of Obama's promises

On Jan. 12, President Obama will stride to the podium in the Capitol and give his final State of the Union address.  Read more

The Future: 10 of 14 youngest state legislators are Republican

According to a report by Stateline released on December 23, state legislatures are now older than their constituents and the nation’s largest generation is almost completely shut out of the governing process.  Read more

Black Student Alliance tells American University to “stop pushing diversity”

A number of multicultural student groups at American University are protesting the administration’s handling of race-related incidents. Students are concerned about racist social media posts and Islamaphobic posters recently seen on campus.  Read more

Gleanings & Observations

Politicians, or at least some, can't imagine life without the trappings of office.  Read more

A millennial’s guide to Bill Clinton’s 20+ sex scandals

The feud between Republican frontrunner Donald Trump and Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton hit a boiling point over the weekend when the former first lady accused the billionaire of sexism.  Read more