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Anne Segal

Anne Sorock Segal is a market researcher and president of The Frontier Lab, a nonprofit organization that seeks to increase demand for freedom and revive a unifying American character using cutting-edge behavioral science methodologies.

This is what happens when you are a politician and you don't own the URL for your name: The Emergency Committee for Israel (ECI), as their announcement on Facebook details, has launched a website at the www.ChuckHagel.com URL entitled, "Chuck Hagel is not a responsible option," with posts on...

As some of you know, as part of my day job I run a nonprofit, The Frontier Lab (TFL), which uses market research to measure the state of the American character and to learn how we can best revive interest in American exceptionalism. In 2013, I'll...

A "Faith on the Hill" study of the newly sworn-in 113th Congress's religious makeup reveals that the number of members with no religious affiliation is on the rise. Besides nearly doubling the number of religiously unaffiliated members from the 112th ( 6) to the 113th...

The Council on American Islamist Relations (CAIR) demanded the media drop the term "Islamist" in a commentary piece today from communications director Ibrahim Hooper, ISLAM-OPED: Media Urged to Drop Term 'Islamist' in New Year. In it, Hooper laments that the term "Islamist" is "used in an almost...

Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) returned to the Capitol today almost one year after he suffered a stroke. In a series of interviews with selected press, the Senator said that he would have voted against the fiscal cliff legislation, saying it was "overweighted with spending," but...

Bringing you another tale of citizen insurrection on the streets of Chicago, after our city, the most gun-controlled in the nation, ended the year with 532 murders. This time, at a meeting to discuss housing foreclosures and the corrupt system of redevelopment contracts, local grassroots...

Chicago's Mayor Rahm Emanuel, former White House chief-of-staff for Obama, recently condemned the NRA's Wayne LaPierre for suggesting that armed guards in schools could be appropriate in some situations. Yet, it appears that Rahm sends his own children to a school protected by an armed...

The 2012 word of the year ought to be "emboldened," in reference to the radical left, the anti-freedom elements of our society: the union operatives, naive but militant Occupy, radical anti-Americanists, and leftist community organizers. During my lifetime, there has always been an undercurrent of collusion between...

After a greater number of McDonald's stores stayed open on Thanksgiving, resulting in an estimated $36 million additional sales this year, an internal memo from the company is urging franchisees to remain open on Christmas. According to an analysis in Advertising Age, that one day accounted...

Governor Nikki Haley said in a press conference that "this is a new day" as she appointed Tim Scott as the next senator from South Carolina to fill Jim DeMint's spot. Haley spoke of Scott's help in the fight against unions and focused on his pro-business bona...

I'm glad to be back stateside after returning this week from a trip to Colombia where I rediscovered a romance with the entrepreneurial spirit and free market, values which appear to be alive and well in Cartagena and elsewhere in the country. While the United States's...

A proposed Frank Gehry designed memorial for President Eisenhower is being vehemently protested by his only living son as well as granddaughters, who have objected both to the high cost to taxpayers and the design concept. A letter made public November 20 by granddaughter Susan Eisenhower details...

I spent some time as an editor at Regnery Publishing, during which time we published "The Compleated Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin." I always enjoy rereading this account from Benjamin Franklin, which captures the history and the spirit of the American holiday. Instead of a Fast They...

The astoundingly unsurprising news that Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. resigned today reveals far more about the sorry state of our local Chicago democratic leadership than the trite and pathetic story of Jackson Jr.'s downfall. Jackson Jr., son of the Reverend Jesse Jackson, who has been AWOL...

Once again the radical (and mainstream) left is misguidedly attacking Israel, the democratic nation that respects human rights and freedom, while promoting the Islamic totalitarian nations that surround them. Thursday, Rebel Pundit captured on video a typical leftist march condemning Israel outside the Obama headquarters in...