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Obama Accuses Illinois of Transgender Discrimination

President Obama’s Department of Education is on the warpath, threatening Township High School District 211 with sanctions if they don’t stop discriminating against transgender students. The Palatine, Illinois school district, they say, is violating the Title IX law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex. What did the school district do that raised the ire of the Obama administration? ...

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GOP Candidates Going Around RNC to Improve Debates

In an election cycle that has been full of unpredictability, it seems nearly all of the GOP candidates are in unity about one thing: the irrelevance of the Republican National Committee. And to that end, the campaigns met Sunday to discuss a new strategy for upcoming debates that will leave party officials swinging in the wind. After the debacle that ...

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Paul Ryan Not Going to Defund Abortionists

If you were among those voters excited about Paul Ryan’s ascension to the House throne, he’s out there now trying to convince you to lower your expectations. Especially if you’re the kind of conservative who doesn’t want his tax dollars going to fund an abortion mill. “I think we need to be very clear about what we can and cannot ...

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PC Police Mean Business This Halloween

It’s that time of year again. It used to be that Halloween was a time to let loose, dress up, and have some fun. Supposedly, these opportunities still exist. But now we have special rules to follow that take some of the fun out of it. Liberals have decided that Halloween is rampant with offensive stereotypes, and they are on ...

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Obama Admin: Pumpkins Are Killing the Planet

Every Halloween, local news stations bring on experts eager to celebrate the holiday with a little fearmongering of their own. Warnings from dentists about how caramel chews will rot your teeth. Warnings from public officials about how dangerous it is for kids to go wandering in the streets after dark. Years ago, of course, there were all the urban myths ...

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Obama’s New, Frightening Focus on Guns

In a speech Tuesday, President Obama kept the Blame Guns parade going, telling the International Association of the Chiefs of Police that it was time for Congress to step up. “We should require national criminal background checks for anyone who wants to purchase a gun,” Obama said. “We shouldn’t sell military-style assault weapons to civilians. Cops shouldn’t be out-armed by ...

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Hillary and the Shield of Sexism

When America’s liberal bloggers are telling Hillary Clinton to cool it with the “sexism” smears, you know something strange is going on. But since Clinton used her Shield of Sexism against liberal darling Bernie Sanders, these navel-gazers are suddenly being forced to (temporarily) put identity politics to the side. Clinton got the ball rolling last week when she took a ...

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Seattle Kills 700 Jobs with Wage Hike

The big Democrat talking point lately has been the need to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour. We’ve seen Hillary Clinton endorse this plan on numerous occasions. But if Seattle is an early indication of what this will do to our economy, we are in deep trouble if it ever goes through. Seattle made history last year ...

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Trump Should Steer Clear of Religion

The outsiders dominating the Republican presidential primaries – Donald Trump and Ben Carson – have largely stayed out of each other’s way. But with new polls showing the retired neurosurgeon finally pulling ahead of Trump in Iowa, the game is set to change. “We have a breaking story: Donald Trump has fallen to second place behind Ben Carson,” Trump said ...

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The Ominous Case of the Racist Fruit Basket

Remember the good old days when you weren’t constantly in danger of accidentally becoming a racist? Very few Americans wake up in the morning, a vague voice at the back of their heads warning them not to accidentally murder someone. We just assume that we’ll make it through the day without decapitating our neighbors or stuffing a homeless man into ...

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