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Liberals Can’t Figure Baltimore Out

To most sensible Americans, the rioting seen in Baltimore was a perfect reflection of that seen in Ferguson. Angry youths, dissatisfied with their lives, used a movement as an excuse to wreak havoc on their own cities. But to liberals, the anger in Ferguson was driven by a white establishment that had exercised racist rule over the community for one ...

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Are We Living in Religion’s Last Days?

Last week, opening arguments were heard in a Supreme Court case that will decide the fate of same-sex marriage in the United States. We won’t know until June whether or not these marriages are “constitutionally protected,” but most legal experts predict that the court will come down against state bans. That’s a hornet’s nest of its own, but what such ...

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Hillary’s First Challenger: A Self-Styled Socialist!

On Thursday, Senator Bernie Sanders became the first man, the oldest person, and the only self-professed socialist to run for the 2016 Democratic nomination. Though few political analysts expect him to pose much of a challenge to the Hillary Clinton machine, some have expressed hope that his presence will force her to get in touch with her liberal side. Sanders ...

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Baltimore a Lesson in Liberalism

Whenever you get a situation like the one that has played out in Baltimore over the last few days, pundits, politicians, and writers fall all over themselves trying to answer the one basic question: why? Very few of them have come within throwing distance of the right explanation. There are many factors at play, but they all come down to ...

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Will Donation Bombshell Sink Hillary?

According to a new book due out in May, Hillary Clinton has a lot of explaining to do regarding donations made to the Clinton Foundation, speaking fees collected by her husband, and favors granted by the State Department when she was in charge. Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments and Businesses Helped Make Bill and ...

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Clinton Launches Attack on Free Speech

Hillary Clinton couldn’t even wait a week before seasoning her fledgling campaign with some good old-fashioned attacks on freedom. In her first official stop in Iowa, the former secretary of state was quick to let her supporters know where she stood on the issue of Citizen’s United. “We need to fix our dysfunctional political system and get unaccountable money out ...

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Americans Unaware of Obamacare Penalty

If the latest polls are accurate, a whole lot of Americans are getting ready to get a nasty surprise when they file their taxes this year. According to a Kaiser Family Foundation poll released this week, only slightly more than half of Americans know the Obamacare tax penalty kicks in this year. One in five thinks it goes into effect ...

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Obama Considering Executive Actions on Taxes

Unrestrained liberalism is expensive. That’s no big deal when you have a Democrat Congress willing to hike taxes, but it’s a problem when you’re staring down Republicans. So, what do you do if you’re President Obama? The Affordable Care Act was supposed to pay for itself, but that’s looking less likely by the day. Amnesty costs are spiraling out of ...

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“Potential Criminal Activity”: IRS Scandal

In another one of those dark Obama administration scandals the mainstream media seems intent to ignore, the IRS coverup surrounding the illegal targeting of conservative groups is heating up once again. Thursday night, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration gave the House Oversight Committee an update on Lois Lerner’s missing emails. Making no bones about it, Deputy Inspector General ...

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Gun Buybacks: An Opportunity for Profit

When states and municipalities began developing “gun buyback” events, they saw them as a way to get dangerous firearms off the streets. With a strict no-questions-asked policy in place, the community was encouraged to come in, turn in their guns, and get some nominal present in return. In some cases, it’s cash, in others, it’s sneakers. In Oregon this month, ...

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