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Teacher Likens Romney Support to Ku Klux Klan

Conservatives might be surprised to find out that demonstrating an affinity for Republican candidate Mitt Romney is like joining the Ku Klux Klan. At least that’s what a student at Charles Carroll High School in Pennsylvania was told when she wore a Romney-Ryan t-shirt to her geometry class. Continue reading


Back To A Culture of Dependency

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) provides mean-based cash assistance to families, but requires that states ensure a certain percentage of recipients are working or looking for a job, also known as workfare requirements. Rector points out in his recent backgrounder for the Heritage Foundation that, according to Health and Human Services 2011 data, 41.6% of households on TANF are exempt from federal work requirements. 31.6% percent of adults on TANF were idle and only 14.3% of these adult recipients met the federal activity standard, or workfare requirements, according to Rector. Continue reading

Courting The Beer Vote

In all sobriety, the Washington Post actually ran an article on Obama’s beer preferences and how he is using his love of beer to connect with the masses, particularly “middle-America independents.” Continue reading

Postal Service Look-Alike

Burck Smith, CEO and Founder of StraighterLine, recently likened higher education to the U.S. Postal Service. Continue reading