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Gus Bilirakis: Student visas and the domestic terror threat

Gus Bilirakis: Student visas and the domestic terror threat

Across the United States, nearly 58,000 foreign students have outstayed their student visas in just the past year alone. Of those 58,000, over 6,000 are now unaccounted for by the Department of Homeland Security.
Updated: 15 hours ago
Tom Feeney: Florida will get gaming right — and be better for it

Tom Feeney: Florida will get gaming right — and be better for it

I agree with my friend Mark Wilson of the Florida Chamber of Commerce on many issues, but in his recent column, “A bet the Sunshine State cannot afford — just look at Atlantic City” (Other Views, Sept. 24), he misses the mark on ...
Updated: 15 hours ago

George Will: Battle royal in Iowa

URBANDALE, Iowa — The Machine Shed restaurant, where the waitresses wear bib overalls and suggest a cinnamon roll the size of a loaf of bread as a breakfast appetizer, sells a root beer called Dang!, bandages made to look like bacon strips, an...
Published: 09/30/14

Catherine Rampell: The bad rep of for-profit colleges

For-profit colleges can’t get no respect, at least not from employers. Which suggests that maybe they should be getting less generous taxpayer subsidies, too.
Published: 09/30/14

The nation’s lawmakers need to get serious about fiscal reform

Oct. 1 represents the start of a new fiscal year in Washington. Unfortunately, Washington will enter it with no budget, no decisions on how to spend taxpayer money wisely and no credible plan to avoid adding trillions of dollars to the federal debt i...
Published: 09/28/14
Updated: 09/29/14

In defense of Burger King and other companies fleeing IRS

The Obama administration is not living up to its promise to move the country away from an arrogant, unilateral approach to the world. And it has not embraced a more consensus-driven, multipolar vision that reflects the fact that America is not the so...
Published: 09/28/14
Chris Ingram: What is killing our reefs?

Chris Ingram: What is killing our reefs?

Earlier this month, my wife Amy and I took a trip to St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands, for a week of rest and relaxation. It was our fourth visit to St. John in the past 12 years.
Published: 09/28/14

Holder’s big failure

Attorney General Eric Holder, who plans to step down after more than five years in office, has efforts and achievements to be proud of but will probably be remembered above all for something he didn’t do: prosecute top executives for their rol...
Published: 09/28/14

Pat Buchanan: A basket of snakes

“Once war is forced upon us, there is no other alternative than to apply every available means to bring it to a swift end.
Published: 09/28/14

Congress should pass Employee Rights Act

As the November elections get closer, voters in Florida will be bombarded with advertisements for candidates left and right. Throw in issue advocacy advertisements, and you’d be forgiven for wishing that political money would just evaporate.
Published: 09/27/14