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Christians Urged to Pull Children From Public Schools

Christians Urged to Pull Children From Public Schools

on March 25, 2017, 8:14 AM / in National News, Opinion

The warning was clear: Christian parents should pull their children out of public schools, now, to protect them from spiritual damage, extreme indoctrination, and other serious problems. Pastors and churches should work to encourage that “exodus,” helping and encouraging families to put their kids in homeschools or private Christian schools as quickly as possible. The alternative will be the continued […]

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Discussion About GOP Replacement to Paul Ryan as Speaker  of the House Intensifies in White House, Congress

Discussion About GOP Replacement to Paul Ryan as Speaker of the House Intensifies in White House, Congress

on March 25, 2017, 8:11 AM / in National News, Opinion

If this bill causes the REPEAL RYAN & REPLACE to happen then it wasn’t a loss at all – it was a  WIN!!!! I would like to see Mark Meadows in the Speakers position because, the House Speaker is THIRD IN LINE for the Oval Office Succession order: President – 1. Vice President 2. Speaker of the House of Representatives […]

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Obama-Backed Group Appears at Democracy Alliance Donor Strategy Summit

Obama-Backed Group Appears at Democracy Alliance Donor Strategy Summit

on March 25, 2017, 7:54 AM / in National News, Opinion

Former president working with Eric Holder to focus on redistricting efforts BY: Joe Schoffstall  /  The Washington Free Beacon A group backed by former President Barack Obama participated at a D.C. gathering of deep-pocketed progressive donors strategizing to “restore progressive government” and to ensure fair redistricting in upcoming years. The gathering, hosted by the dark money Democracy Alliance network, is part […]

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In 24 States, 50% or More of Babies Born on Medicaid; New Mexico Leads Nation With 72%

In 24 States, 50% or More of Babies Born on Medicaid; New Mexico Leads Nation With 72%

on March 25, 2017, 7:50 AM / in National News

By Terence P. Jeffrey  Special Thanks to Thomas (CNSNews.com) – In 24 of the nation’s 50 states at least half of the babies born during the latest year on record had their births paid for by Medicaid, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. New Mexico led all states with 72 percent of the babies born there in 2015 having their […]

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Alternate Reality: Trump Blames Democrats For AHCA Fail

Alternate Reality: Trump Blames Democrats For AHCA Fail

on March 25, 2017, 6:59 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Susan Wright  / The Resurgent The set up for the Obamacare replacement vote was under a dark cloud from the beginning. The conservative wing of the GOP, the House Freedom Caucus held firm in their opposition, citing a failure to lower premiums adequately, and calling it the “largest welfare program ever proposed in the history of the Republican Party,” […]

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Bannon Privately Pans Ryan Bill ­ ‘Written by the Insurance Industry’

Bannon Privately Pans Ryan Bill ­ ‘Written by the Insurance Industry’

on March 24, 2017, 10:42 AM / in National News, Opinion

You lie down with dogs you get fleas, You lie down with Paul Ryan you get FLEECED! …. Michelle Malkin Report: Bannon Privately Pans Ryan Bill ­ ‘Written by the Insurance Industry’ Gabriel Sherman writes that White House chief strategist and former Breitbart News executive chairman Stephen K. Bannon has privately expressed concern that the American Health Care Act (AHCA) […]

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House votes to begin debate on ObamaCare repeal bill

on March 24, 2017, 10:36 AM / in National News

The House voted to begin debate on the GOP’s healthcare plan Friday, paving the way for a cliffhanger vote in the afternoon. Lawmakers voted largely along party lines 230-194 to adopt parameters for floor debate and late amendments to the legislation. The floor debate on the legislation will last four hours, with time equally divided between Republicans and Democrats. That […]

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Trump calls out Freedom Caucus in tweets

on March 24, 2017, 8:42 AM / in National News

BY JORDAN FABIAN  /  The Hill President Trump on Friday morning directly challenged the House Freedom Caucus to support his ObamaCare repeal plan, warning that they would be inadvertently supporting Planned Parenthood if they opposed his bill. “The irony is that the Freedom Caucus, which is very pro-life and against Planned Parenthood, allows P.P. to continue if they stop this […]

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Trump issues permit approving Keystone XL pipeline construction

on March 24, 2017, 8:36 AM / in National News

The Trump administration issued a presidential permit on Friday approving the construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. President Trump had earlier signed an executive order to move the project forward, arguing that the pipeline would create thousands of jobs. The $8 billion pipeline has faced fierce protest from environmental activists, who point to its use of Alberta’s carbon-laden tar […]

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Possibly Trump was Correct

on March 24, 2017, 8:27 AM / in National News, Opinion

All “NEWS” is slanted whenever and wherever it departs from that which reporters used to call “straight news.”  (“Just the facts, Ma’am,” repeated Sgt. Joe Friday of tv’s ancient Dragnet fame.)  I.e., through today’s “colorizing” of information (for the $ake of audience popularity and perhap$ attractive non-boringness), what we then have is PROPAGANDA, be it of one slant or the […]

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Agency: Trump’s Washington hotel not in violation of lease

Agency: Trump’s Washington hotel not in violation of lease

on March 24, 2017, 8:21 AM / in National News

A federal agency has ruled that President Trump’s hotel in Washington, D.C., does not violate lease terms that prohibit elected officials from receiving benefits, The Associated Press reported on Thursday. A clause in the hotel’s lease states that “no … elected official of the Government of the United States … shall be admitted to any share or part of this […]

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Some Senators war over Wall Street during Trump SEC pick’s hearing

Some Senators war over Wall Street during Trump SEC pick’s hearing

on March 24, 2017, 8:17 AM / in National News

Senators battled over Wall Street’s relationship with the White House Thursday during the confirmation hearing for President Trump’s pick to lead the financial sector’s top watchdog. The three-hour Senate Banking Committee hearing featured little hostility toward Jay Clayton, President Trump’s nominee to chair the Securities and Exchange Commission, but plenty of partisan skirmishes over Wall Street. Democrats repeatedly expressed concerns […]

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What is Wrong with this message from Congress?

What is Wrong with this message from Congress?

on March 24, 2017, 8:00 AM / in National News, Opinion

House GOP leaders postponed Thursday’s planned vote on their ObamaCare replacement bill in a devastating setback that signals Republicans are far short of the votes needed to pass the legislation. Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) and other negotiators are still hoping they can hold a vote on the underlying bill on Friday. “We’ll continue to work going forward. We’re always looking to gain […]

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A Trump Threat!

on March 24, 2017, 7:24 AM / in National News

President Trump warned House Republicans on Thursday that he will leave ObamaCare in place unless they approve legislation to repeal and replace it. Seriously, Donald Trump vowed as a candidate to kill Obamacare in short order. But more than two weeks into his presidency, some Republicans are starting to ask: What happened to repealing the law quickly? The sentiment is beginning […]

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Trump Nominates Thapar to Sixth

Trump Nominates Thapar to Sixth

on March 23, 2017, 7:08 AM / in National News

President Donald Trump announced his intent to nominate Judge Amul Thapar to one of two open seats on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. For Bench Memos readers, this should come as no surprise. Judge Thapar is currently a federal district court judge in Kentucky, and previously served as a federal prosecutor. His nomination was urged by Senate […]

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“It’s Irrational to Require 1,000 Hours of Training to Be Able to Braid Hair”

“It’s Irrational to Require 1,000 Hours of Training to Be Able to Braid Hair”

on March 23, 2017, 7:00 AM / in National News, State News

By Walter Olson Ilya Shapiro and David McDonald describe the background of the Eighth Circuit case of Niang v. Carroll, in which Cato has filed an amicus brief: …the Missouri Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners (an administrative board made up primarily of practicing barbers and cosmetologists, as well as the owners of in-state cosmetology/barbering schools) has declared that anyone […]

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The End Is Nigh for an American Retail Legend

The End Is Nigh for an American Retail Legend

on March 23, 2017, 7:00 AM / in National News, Opinion

BY RICK MORAN  /  PJ Media Sears Holdings, the parent company of Sears and Kmart, announced in its annual report that “substantial doubt exists related to the company’s ability to continue as a going concern.” The long, slow death of a retail legend appears to be inevitable. The death of Sears, while not imminent, brings to a close a significant chapter […]

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More Feinstein insanity: Isn’t Roe v. Wade a ‘super-precedent,’ Judge Gorsuch?

on March 23, 2017, 6:52 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Dan Calabrese  /   Canada Free Press I sometimes get frustrated with conservatives who treat Supreme Court nominations as if they are nothing more than a means to stop abortions – not that this isn’t important, but you’d think the federal courts do nothing that matters aside from deciding whether Roe v. Wade will stand or fall. But let’s […]

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Gorsuch Overturned By SCOTUS In The Middle Of His Hearing

Gorsuch Overturned By SCOTUS In The Middle Of His Hearing

on March 23, 2017, 6:41 AM / in National News

By KEVIN DALEY  /  The Daily Caller Senate Democrats put Judge Neil Gorsuch on the defensive during his third appearance before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary Wednesday, grilling him over one of his holdings that was reversed by the Supreme Court and for his alleged ties to “dark money.” The exchanges marked the first time Democratic attacks on the judge […]

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Why Are These Conservatives Waving The White Flag On ObamaCare?

Why Are These Conservatives Waving The White Flag On ObamaCare?

on March 23, 2017, 6:18 AM / in National News, Opinion

If the Republican’s ObamaCare replacement plan ends up looking an awful lot like ObamaCare, here’s one reason why: Prominent conservatives have already conceded defeat. Investor’s Business Daily In his latest column, Charles Krauthammer declared that “For all its catastrophic flaws, ObamaCare changed expectations. Does any Republican propose returning to a time when you can be denied health insurance because of […]

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