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Maine’s Wonderful “War on the Poor”

With a little bit of luck, Maine’s “War on the Poor” will become a blueprint for the rest of the nation. Under the direction of Republican Governor Paul LePage, the state has dramatically cleared the welfare rolls through practical legislation that puts people back to work. Over the last three years, the state has taken 58,000 citizens off food stamps ...

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HUD: Transgender Homeless Need Special Shelters

According to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the federal government needs to provide special accommodations for people who are both homeless and transgender. The agency is proposing a new regulation that would require all homeless shelters subsidized by the federal government to “provide transgender persons and other persons who do not identify with the sex they were assigned ...

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Which Companies Are Faith Friendly?

With the Christmas season fast approaching, many Americans of faith will be wondering where their dollars would be well spent. If you’re among them, then wonder no more. A group called Faith Driven Consumers has released their Faith Equality Index, which is a fancy way of saying: a report on which companies care about Christians and which ones don’t. Check ...

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Slap in the Face: VA Pays Millions in Bonuses

Over the last few years, the Department of Veterans Affairs has been exposed as one of the most corrupt, ineffectual, and bloated agencies in the federal government. But even in the midst of widespread scandals involving patient wait-times, the VA thought it appropriate to pay out more than $142 million in performances bonuses. The figures are from 2014, and they ...

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Puff Daddy: Obama Should Give Billions to Black People

While many Patriot News Daily readers are looking forward to the end of President Obama’s tenure with gleeful anticipation, some of Barack’s most visible supporters have mixed feelings. Take Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs, for instance. The rapper/music mogul rode the Obama Train hard in 2007, but he’s not as impressed with the first black president as he might have hoped. ...

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Seattle Kills 700 Jobs with Wage Hike

The big Democrat talking point lately has been the need to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour. We’ve seen Hillary Clinton endorse this plan on numerous occasions. But if Seattle is an early indication of what this will do to our economy, we are in deep trouble if it ever goes through. Seattle made history last year ...

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Illegals Suing Colleges Because Tuition is Too High

Somehow, we’ve skipped right past wondering whether illegal immigrants have any business going to publicly-funded colleges and right into the fairness of their tuition rates. At least, that’s the word from the ACLU, which is representing three illegal immigrants in three separate Missouri lawsuits. The suits target the University of Missouri, St. Louis Community College, and Metropolitan Community College, arguing ...

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Hillary Playing Both Sides on Clean Energy

Last week, Hillary Clinton dropped her coy “we’ll see” approach to the Keystone XL pipeline and finally said what everyone already knew: she was against its construction. Writing a post at Medium.com, the Democratic frontrunner (for now) said she was moved to speak out by the acceleration she’s seen in climate change. “Since the application was filed, the effects of ...

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Trump Drops Bombs on 60 Minutes

As the political primary season kicks into high gear, Republican frontrunner Donald Trump is slowly moving from the generalized to the specific. In an interview with 60 Minutes on Sunday, Trump revealed the most detailed glimpse we’ve yet gotten at his plans to “make America great again.” Sitting down with CBS reporter Scott Pelley, Trump offered the nation some new ...

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Hillary Announces Opposition to Pipeline, Economic Growth

Hillary Clinton hyped it up like she was getting ready to blow the doors off the Obama White House with her long-awaited opinion on the Keystone XL pipeline. After ducking the question for months, Clinton finally said last week that she was done giving the administration their due time. “I can’t wait too much longer,” she said in New Hampshire. ...

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