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Dee Dee Benkie is a frequent television commentator and a former aide in the Bush White House.
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Be American, Buy American, Wear American

With the holiday season fast approaching, here’s something to think about.  We live in the greatest country in the world. Thanksgiving is a special time to [...]

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Glorify Veterans Today—But Not by Wearing Old Glory

Thank you vets! Know that your service to our country which preserves our freedom and liberty is appreciated not just on Veterans Day but every day. [...]

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GOP Wins Big and Obama is Over

Hooray! The Republicans just destroyed the Democrats. Watching the returns last night was like tuning in to see your favorite team win the Super Bowl or [...]

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Memo from Monica

Monica Samuels practiced law for many years before dedicating herself full-time to writing and raising two sons. She is the co-author of Comeback Moms: How to Leave Work, Raise Children, and Restart Your Career Even if You Haven’t Had a Job in Years.

Keystone XL Pipeline Exposes Democrats’ Achilles Heel

Yesterday’s vote in the Senate leaving  passage of approval for the Keystone XL pipeline just one vote shy of success doesn’t mean much to anyone but [...]

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Obama’s “Stupid” Mess

We’ve now all heard and seen the string of videotapes starring MIT economist Jonathan Gruber where he smugly describes how the Obama administration tricked the American [...]

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Making the Myth of the “Anchor Baby” a Reality

As someone who practiced immigration law, I find some of the misconceptions about our immigration system interesting.  One of these is a concept called the “anchor [...]

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