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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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The Easy Three-Step Process of Liberalism

Behind the “government can do anything” tenet that allows the Democratic Party to go out and collect funds, there is a simpler constitution to the belief system that is liberalism. One of the reasons it has infected our modern-day culture to such an extent is that it is the lazy, cowardly approach to life. You don’t actually have to know ...

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Saving Republicans From Themselves

Monday night, Texas Representative Randy Weber managed to derail what was until then a very successful round of criticism against the White House. For one of the few times in recent memory, this was a story the mainstream media actually picked up on, and not just as a way to talk about “them crazy conservatives.” President Obama’s failure to attend ...

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Al Qaeda Claims Paris Attack

When the dust cleared on last Wednesday’s bloody shooting in the Paris offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, many pundits saw it as another example of so-called “lone wolf” terrorism of the sort seen in Canada, Ft. Hood, New York City, and Sydney. The threat of Muslims radicalized by what they see on social media is a growing one, according ...

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The Boehner Revolt – Republicans Want Leadership

This week, House Republicans voted John Boehner in as Speaker of the House once again, but the election was not without considerable controversy. A growing number of conservatives feel that Boehner has failed them, drawing the GOP further and further to the left instead of standing up to President Obama’s liberal agenda. 20 Republicans voted against putting Boehner back in ...

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Reporter Sues Justice Department for Illegal Surveillance

Former CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson has become a right-wing media darling in recent months, even though she is hardly a conservative herself. Simply by being one of the few American journalists willing to investigate the Obama administration, she has endeared herself to millions who are sick and tired of the liberal news conglomerate covering up for this president at every ...

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San Francisco Schools Offer Ferguson Curriculum

According to the San Francisco Examiner, five teacher librarians on the West Coast have decided that now is a good time to start teaching kids about Ferguson and the Black Lives Matter movement. To that end, they’ve created an online curriculum filled with documents from the Ferguson grand jury, videos, poetry, lesson plans, and links to publications like The Atlantic. ...

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Boehner Faces Growing Opposition…From Republicans

A little more than a month ago, the country’s conservative voters had reason to celebrate. After six years of unchallenged rule, President Obama was forced to face the music. Republicans had taken the Senate and increased their House majority, giving them full control over Congress. Finally, we could get down to the business of fixing America. We could roll back ...

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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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Distractions? No, Not By a Long Shot

When explaining why Democrats lost so decisively in the 2014 midterms, Nancy Pelosi blamed the distractions of Ebola and ISIS for taking voters away from the real issues of the day. Of course, if those events had done anything but make Democrats look like poor choices for the country’s leadership, it might have been a different story. But instead, they ...

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