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Federal Bill Would Restore Taste to School Lunches

From the moment it was implemented, the Michelle Obama school lunch program was a disaster. Endorsed and promoted by the First Lady, the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act has resonated nationwide as one of the most unpopular pieces of legislation to come out of the Obama administration. Educators have decried the millions of dollars being wasted, parents have objected to the ...

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Seattle Judge Upholds Tax on Guns

Last summer, the Seattle city council voted to enact a “gun violence tax,” forcing the city’s law-abiding gun buyers to pay $25 extra to purchase a firearm. The council also placed a tax on ammunition, charging between two and five cents a round, depending on the type. Immediately, the National Rifle Association and other gun-rights groups filed suit, claiming that ...

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Obamacare Isn’t Done Ruining the Country

According to a new report from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, Obamacare is set to erase the equivalent of 2 million jobs over the next ten years. At a time when the economy is tottering on the edge of recovery, the report shows that true recovery will not happen as long as this healthcare law is in effect. The CBO ...

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Black Friday: Guns Flying Off the Shelves

Retailers reported a Black Friday slightly below expectations this year, but those in the business of selling guns had a banner day. According to the FBI, more federal background checks were run last Friday than on any other single day in American history. “This was an approximate 5% increase over the 175,754 received on Black Friday 2014,” wrote the FBI’s ...

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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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