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The Tea Party’s first test

I’ve been skeptical of the Tea Partyers’ commitment to entitlement reform and meaningful debt reduction.  Sarah Palin, after all, pioneered death panel demagoguery in response to the mere possibility of rationalized Medicare spending.  The notion that eliminating earmarks—a Tea Party … Continue reading

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Why Obama is likely to be privately irreligious

The heritability of religiosity is modest in the American environment. In some environments, such as Saudi Arabia, a normal range in variation in religiosity obviously can not express itself. But under more relaxed conditions it seems that around half of … Continue reading

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