Paul Ryan Proposes Major Reforms to Safety Net Programs


House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, (R., Wis.) / AP

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) proposed major reform to federal safety net programs at the American Enterprise Institute on Thursday.

Republican House Budget Committee members also released on Thursday Expanding Opportunity in America, a draft of a hefty report detailing the proposal’s intricacies.

Duke Gives Muslim ‘Holocaust Inversion’ Professor $3M Gig


Omid Safi

Duke University has installed as the new director of its $3 million Islamic Studies Center a controversial Iranian-American professor whose scholarship has come under fire for anti-Israel bias and who once used a picture of dead Jews in Nazi death camps to illustrate his writing on the Palestinians.