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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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I Think My Dog is a Democrat

When it comes to conservative advice, one is best served by turning to the classics. The writings of the Founding Fathers. The Bible. Dilbert. But in a pinch, Patriot News Daily is always happy to help out. Dear Patriot News Daily, I came home from work yesterday to find my dog sitting calmly in front of the television, watching Hillary ...

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Obama Attacks? Still Racist, Says NYT

If you thought we had moved beyond the point where any criticism of President Obama could be characterized as racist, the New York Times editorial board encourages you to think again. See, even though every single president who ever sat in the Oval Office has been relentlessly criticized, Obama is special. As the nation’s first black president, he is above ...

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Republicans Quick to Denounce Clinton

Being the lone candidate on the Democrat side of the race comes with advantages, but it also leaves Hillary Clinton with a bright red target on the back of her pantsuit. After she officially announced her 2016 candidacy on Sunday, Republicans proved they will not be shy about hitting that target early and often. Nearly every candidate rumored to run ...

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Dietary Guidelines Are Out of Bounds

Republicans in the House of Representatives are taking aim at the USDA, claiming that the agency’s Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee is letting political agenda affect its official position on American health. More specifically, they accuse the DGAC of offering outdated guidelines on red meat consumption in an attempt to conflate nutrition and environmental concerns. And that accusation is hard to ...

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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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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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