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Kate Steinle’s Parents Suing For Justice

There are no circumstances under which a family could ever cope well with the murder of a loved one, but the parents of Kate Steinle must also deal with what amounts to a betrayal on the part of their country. Steinle’s murderer, Juan Francisco Sanchez, will find his justice within the legal system, but her survivors insist that he is ...

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Professor Obama Lectures Anchorage on Climate Change

It’s been quite the week for President Obama. He kicked things off by renaming a mountain (!), he kept the ball rolling by filming an episode of reality TV with Bear Grylls, and he solidified this week as a memorable one by delivering one of the most damning warnings on climate change we’ve yet heard from a Democrat. Speaking at ...

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Jefferson Davis Statue Removed From Texas Campus

For years, a statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis graced the campus of the University of Texas, providing students with a daily link to our country’s divided history. That changed this week as construction crews removed the statue from its pedestal. “This is an iconic moment,” said UT Vice President Gregory Vincent. “It really shows the power of student leadership.” ...

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Iowa Shock: Carson Gaining on Trump

If you asked a Washington insider who had the smallest chance of winning the Republican nomination six months ago, they would have probably said Donald Trump, followed closely by Dr. Ben Carson. So it’s with some amusement that we regard the latest Bloomberg Iowa Poll that shows these two political outsiders topping the primary field. Trump remains at the top ...

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Clinton: Pro-Life Republicans are Practically Terrorists

Hillary Clinton was expected to make women’s issues a central focus of her campaign for president; after all, it would look a little strange if she didn’t. Unfortunately for the rest of us, though, it means that the tired “war on women” trope will be trotted out for yet another election cycle. Republicans are the villains in this political play, ...

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Trump: Mental Illness is the Problem, Not Guns

Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump appeared on CNN Thursday to push back against the liberal argument that more gun control is needed in the wake of the Virginia shooting. “This isn’t a gun problem, this is a mental problem,” said Trump. “It’s not a question of the laws, it’s really the people.” After Democrats from Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe to ...

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Strong Immigration Policy Would Save America Billions

Since Donald Trump unveiled his multi-step proposal on illegal immigration, establishment Republicans like Jeb Bush have hammered the package as too expensive and out of sync with conservative ideals. Various price tags have been attached to Trump’s proposals, some of them as high as $300 billion. That’s a tough pill to swallow for anyone who wants to see the federal ...

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Persecution: Chick-fil-A Unwelcome in Denver

It was the comment heard round the world. In 2012, Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy said that he believed “the biblical definition of the family unit” did not leave room for same-sex marriage. After the Supreme Court struck down statues in 2013 that defined marriage as being between one man and one woman, Cathy took to his Twitter account: “Sad day ...

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Second Server? Clinton’s Lies Coming Undone

According to a new report in The Washington Examiner, the private email server the FBI confiscated from Hillary Clinton…may not have been the only one. They cite a conversation they had with Clinton’s network provider, Platte River Networks, earlier in the month. At that time, a Platte River representative told The Examiner that it had moved Clinton’s data from the ...

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Americans Don’t Believe Black Lives (Only) Matter

Last month, dismal Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley offered an embarrassing apology after saying, “All lives matter” at a campaign event. Last week on CNN, a Black Lives Matter supporter characterized this seemingly reasonable phrase as an “act of violence.” True, no one has had the guts to come right out and say, “No, white lives don’t matter,” but they ...

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