What Liberals Owe Phyllis Schlafly

Without Schlafly, the conservative movement would never have grown to the fighting force it has — nor would the New Left have emerged the way it did, or the “netroots,” or Sanders’s faltering “political revolution.”

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Four Months Before Olympics, Brazil’s Minister of Tourism Resigns

Henrique Alves, Brazil’s Minister of Tourism, has resigned in what is being interpreted as the first of a long exodus of allies of leftist President Dilma Rousseff that may facilitate her impeachment by the legislature. It is not yet unclear who Rousseff will appoint to replace Alves and run tourism operations during the 2016 Summer Olympics.

The International Olympic Committee said Monday it is "monitoring the political developments currently affecting the country," but that it is confident Brazil will put on an "excellent" Olympics

Spanish Budget Minister to Greece: Respect EU Austerity Rules ‘As We Did’

Spanish Budget Minister Cristobal Montoro has categorically rejected any attempts to “change the rules” regarding austerity measures imposed on Greece by European Union regulations. “Europe is a club of democracies, and entering is voluntary,” he stated, implying that, should Greece’s new government refuse to impose austerity measures, they can leave the EU.

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