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    Arctic Ocean is Under Thin Ice
    The thickness of the Arctic sea ice -- the ice that freezes and floats on Arctic waters-- is much thinner than previously believed, and it’s thinning at an alarming rate.The new data, compiled by University of Washington researchers Ron...
  • NYS Tax Commissioner Ken Adams meets with Long Island property owners
    Cuomo tightens screws on property tax as weapon against schools, local control
    This is budget season and Governor Cuomo is keen to get his fifth on-time budget in a row, which would mean a March 31 deadline. But two of his major initiatives should get serious consideration and political spine: the property tax "credit...
  • Born to Coach
    Kevin Ollie, born to coach
    What does it mean to be a great coach? What does it mean to an athlete to have a great coach? Can a great coach’s impact be truly measured?As parents, in this age of year round sports and an unrelenting quest to find the opportunity for our...
  • Netanyahu Iran nuclear program
    The theater of politics according to Netanyahu
    Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech on the Iranian nuclear issue before the U.S. Congress on Tuesday claimed the United States is being naive in trusting Iran, whom he argued was fundamentally untrustworthy.The speech,...
  • Prison reform
    California with a blueprint for New Jersey and prison reform
    Over the last decade and a half, New Jersey has been one of the better states when it comes to reducing the prison population. It saw a decease by 26% from 1999 to 2012 while the nation's average rate increased by 10%. Just as important was...
  • Prime Minister Netanyahu
    Netanyahu wants perpetual war
    Nothing in Netanyahu's speech to the Congress gives any indication of how to end the current or any other conflicts in the Middle East. As usual, Prime Minister Netanyahu simply wants to tell the world that all Arabs are their enemy and seeks...
  • Stan Evans CPAC 2013
    Conservative icon Stan Evans dies at 80; remembered as 'present at the creation'
    One of the founders of the modern conservative movement, M. Stanton Evans, died on March 3, 2015, at the age of 80.Evans, who lived in Leesburg, Virginia, modestly described himself as a “former newspaper man,” as he had been an...
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    Shellfish Industry at Risk Because of Ocean Acidification
    The slow but steady increase of acid in the oceans due to burning fossil fuels has gotten to the point where it threatens the shellfish industry in coastal communities in 15 States, from Maine to Texas, and from California to Washington.According...
  • Controversy likely to continue after Netanyahu's address to Congress
    Controversy likely to continue after Netanyahu's address to Congress
    The controversy over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s appearance before Congress Tuesday isn’t likely to end with the completion of his address.Netanyahu entered the House chamber to an sustained standing ovation as he waved...
  • Stan Evans
    M. Stanton Evans Dead at 80
    M. Stanton Evans, a legend in the conservative movement, has died at the age of 80. Stan was my kind of conservative, a strong anti-communist, a firm constitutionalist and free-market proponent. He founded the National Journalism Center to help...
  • Bitcoins
    Bitcoin exchange BTER to reopen soon
    On Mar. 2, the China-based cryptocurrency exchange BTER announced that they “have decided to rebuild BTER's backend, completely solve the wallets security issue and re-enable all the tradings.” A timetable for the reopening was not...
  • Barack Obama confirms his push to ban AR-15 ammunition
    Barack Obama confirms his push to ban AR-15 ammunition
    During a press briefing yesterday, March 2, 2015, Which House press secretary, Josh Earnest, confirmed that President Barack Obama is supportive of the recent move by his administration to ban common ammunition used with AR-15 rifles. Earnest used...
  • Pot and Real ID court decisions in Florida, the good and bad for libertarians
    Pot and Real ID court decisions in Florida, the good and bad for libertarians
    Yesterday, March 2, 2015, two court decisions came out of Florida that are important to the civil liberties of Floridians. One dealt with Real ID compliant drivers licensing and the other was through jury nullification of laws dealing with...
  • Libertarian Drew Carey guest hosts The Late Late Show this week
    Libertarian Drew Carey guest hosts The Late Late Show this week
    Early this morning, March 3, 2015, Libertarian Drew Carey began guest hosting The Late Late Show on CBS this week. Airing after 12:30 a.m. each morning, The Late Late Show is using guest hosts until James Corden takes then reigns of the show on...
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    Cold weather doesn't mean climate change isn't real
    Incorporating cold into climate models is all part of the global picture, and that’s why scientists have abandoned the term “global warming” in favor of the term “climate change” because change affects warm and cold...