Rand Paul Spars With DNC on Abortion

Rand Paul’s official entry into the 2016 race has gotten off to an auspicious start, complete with a combative interview with NBC’s Savannah Guthrie, a cordial welcome from Ted Cruz, and a spat over abortion. This probably isn’t how the Kentucky Senator saw his first week of campaigning going, but he has acquitted himself well despite a hostile media. His ...

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Federal Judge Not Happy With Obama Administration

Last November, President Obama strolled to the podium in front of a national television audience and proclaimed that he was going to fix immigration all by himself. Expanding on his previous programs meant to defer deportations for certain illegals, he was going to offer amnesty to anyone whose children were born in the U.S. Furthermore, he was going to direct ...

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When Liberalism Threatens National Security

The Associated Press is reporting that America’s special forces are growing increasingly concerned about the prospect of letting women join their ranks. Not because they have something against women, but because they fear that the military will lower entry standards just to please liberal feminists. And though the military has insisted that they would never do such a thing, there ...

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No Punishments for Rolling Stone Hoax

Even before embarrassing themselves with the University of Virginia rape story, Rolling Stone was no one’s idea of riveting journalism. Still, one might have hoped that even this out-of-touch liberal rag would understand that this debacle demanded a firing or two. But even after releasing a report that concluded the UVA story suffered from failures at nearly every step in ...

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The Atlantic Takes Aim at Concealed Carry

Though published on April 1st, there’s no indication that the ludicrous ramblings of The Atlantic’s column on concealed carry laws was meant as an April Fools’ joke. Nevertheless, the reasoning used by the columnist and his insistence that law-abiding permit holders pose a threat to society could only convince a fool that we should roll back our Second Amendment freedoms. ...

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Giving Too Much Ground on Religious “Fixes”

Under fire from a legion of protestors, corporate executives, and politicians, Indiana’s lawmakers are desperate to “fix” their Religious Freedom Restoration Act so this firestorm will quietly go away. Unfortunately, some of the propositions being made would swing too far in the other direction, putting the state in a worse position than it was to begin with. It’s commendable, perhaps, ...

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A Funny Idea of Free Expression at N.C. State

Liberals have struggled mightily with the concept of free speech for the last couple of decades. Once the guardians of the First Amendment, they gradually turned their backs on free expression when they discovered a shinier, more attractive concept: that of political correctness. Ooh, now they could tell others how to talk about their favorite issues. Now they could control ...

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Arkansas Follows Indiana’s Lead on Religious Freedom

Despite the voluminous outpouring of criticism and protest that greeted Indiana’s new religious freedom law, Arkansas lawmakers proved that, contrary to popular belief, there are still some American politicians who haven’t had their backbones surgically removed. On Tuesday, the state’s Republican-led House gave final approval to their own version of a religious-freedom bill, sending it to Governor Asa Hutchinson, who ...

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Taking Nuclear Annihilation Seriously

According to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll, 59 percent of Americans favor Obama’s impending – if consistently delayed – deal with Iran. Americans want to see a deal struck that would restrict Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for loosened sanctions against the Islamic regime. Disturbingly, however, that exact percentage also believes that the deal will probably not prevent Iran ...

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Syrian President Says ISIS Is Stronger Than Ever

In an interview with 60 Minutes’ Charlie Rose, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said that American airstrikes were not having much of an effect on the strength of the Islamic State. “Sometimes you could have local benefit,” said Assad, “but in general if you want to talk in terms of ISIS, actually ISIS has expanded since the beginning of the strikes. ...

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