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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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Why Stop With Free Community College?

“I won’t have to worry about putting gas in my car. I won’t have to worry about paying my mortgage. If I help him, he’s gonna help me.” – Peggy Joseph, Obama supporter, 2008   Barack Obama swept his way into office on a wave of assumptions that weren’t much less ridiculous than those harbored by Joseph. By obscuring his ...

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$14 Billion Saved at the Pump This Year

2014 may not be a year we’ll look back on fondly as a nation, but there were bright spots to be found in all the gloom. The “ice bucket challenge” demonstrated that America has not lost its charitable spirit, we mercifully avoided a major outbreak of Ebola within our borders, and we threw those damn dirty Democrats out of the ...

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The American Dream Lives On

If there is a concept nearly every liberal can agree on, it’s that the American Dream is dead. Some will even go as far as to claim that it never existed to begin with. And it’s this underlying, unAmerican philosophy that drives the policies of the Democratic Party. It’s this failure to appreciate freedom that drives their attack on the ...

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Vermont Kills Liberal Dream of Single Payer Healthcare

In 2011, Peter Shumlin, the Democrat governor of Vermont, promised to usher in an unprecedented liberal dream for his little corner of the United States. While the rest of the country was concerning themselves with the implications of Obamacare, Shumlin was going to go full-socialist and create single-payer healthcare. He signed a bill creating Green Mountain Care, and observers everywhere ...

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