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Few Americans Expect Economically Bright Future

For all the claims the president has made about the miraculous job he did dragging us out of the Great Recession, Americans have a dim view of the economic future awaiting the next generation. According to a new poll commissioned by insurance provider Haven Life, only 1 in 8 Americans believe the next generation will have more financial security than ...

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Senate Kicks Planned Parenthood Issue to September

Despite strong conservative demand, Republican Senators were unable to bring the issue of Planned Parenthood’s federal funding to a vote Monday. The cloture vote was 53-46, putting them seven shy of the 60 votes necessary to shut down a Democratic filibuster. The bill to strip the organization of its tax windfall was proposed by Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa, and ...

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Obama Vows Bigger Carbon Cuts

Republican governors across the country are already planning to either ignore the EPA’s proposed Clean Power Plan regulations or file suit against the federal government, but word comes now that those regulations will be even worse than expected. According to senior administration officials, the final rules will cut greenhouse gases 32 percent, a jump from the previous 30 percent figure. ...

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Corporations Distance Themselves From Planned Parenthood

Recognizing that being associated with Planned Parenthood could prove detrimental to their brands, three corporations have officially denied making donations to the controversial abortion organization. Coca-Cola, Xerox, and Ford Motor Company were among 41 corporations who were listed on Planned Parenthood’s site as active donors to the cause. After undercover videos showed Planned Parenthood representatives discussing (in gruesome detail) the ...

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Seattle’s New Min Wage Wreaking Havoc

Not everything is as simple as it seems, contrary to what liberals believe. You can’t just eliminate gun violence by clamping unworkable gun control laws on the public. You can’t eliminate poverty by throwing government money at the poor. You can’t save the world by taking shorter showers. And you can’t rescue a generation of low-income workers by mandating an ...

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Americans Fleeing Taxes in Extraordinary Numbers

According to a new CNBC analysis, Americans are leaving high-tax states in droves. By looking at a combination of tax figures and moving company records, the financial channel has determined that states with the highest taxes are also seeing the biggest net migration out of town. CNBC found that states like Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Massachusetts have seen ...

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Fight Cultural Evil With Your Wallet

Famed preacher Franklin Graham, known for his steadfast refusal to play nice with liberals, is asking Christians to withdraw their monetary support of businesses that lobby for gay marriage. “Have you ever asked yourself – how can we fight the tide of moral decay that is being crammed down our throats by big business, the media, and the gay & ...

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Fracking Exonerated! New EPA Report Enrages Left

If you’ve been listening to the tree-hugging environmentalist crowd for the last decade, you have probably come to believe that fracking is on the verge of destroying the United States. The green crowd has decided that natural gas is not an appropriate substitute for crude oil, and they have brought an unprecedented scare campaign to bear on the hydraulic fracturing ...

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“Lottery Winners”: Obama Gets It Wrong Again

Discussing what could be done to help the plight of the poor last week, President Obama again gave Americans a look at how he thinks about concepts like success and wealth. Calling the wealthy “society’s lottery winners,” Obama argued that it was incumbent on government to steal from these lucky few so that the unlucky many could have a better ...

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Obama: Fox News to Blame for Poverty Myths

Speaking at Georgetown University on Tuesday, President Obama blamed the media for feeding misconceptions about poor people and their plight. “I have to say, if you watch Fox News on a regular basis, it’s a constant menu. They will find folks that make me mad. I don’t know where they find them. They’re all like, ‘I don’t want to work, ...

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