National News

AMAC Calls on McCain to Keep His Promise to Repeal ObamaCare

AMAC Calls on McCain to Keep His Promise to Repeal ObamaCare

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

Written by  Steve Byas When Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) was locked in a tough reelection bid last year, he aired TV ads promising to continue his role in “leading the fight to stop Obamacare.” But when McCain had the opportunity to do just that, and end the individual mandate to purchase health insurance, as required by the Affordable Care Act (better […]

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Round the Block

Round the Block

on August 8, 2017, 7:37 AM / in National News

State Department Divided as Trump, Tillerson Shift Direction Byron York, Examiner   Why Is Trump So Horribly Witless About the World? Robin Wright, The New Yorker   Why Trump’s New Immigration Bill Makes Sense George Borjas, Politico   The Policies of White Resentment Carol Anderson, New York Times   Taking On Affirmative Action’s Institutional Racism Ilya Shapiro, USA Today   […]

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GOP Senators Introduce Pro-Wall, Anti-Sanctuary City Immigration Act

GOP Senators Introduce Pro-Wall, Anti-Sanctuary City Immigration Act

on August 8, 2017, 7:18 AM / in National News

(CNSNews.com) — During a press conference on Capitol Hill Thursday, Republican Senators John Cornyn (R-Texas), Ron Jonhson (R-Wisc.), John Barrasso (R-Wy.) and Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) introduced and immigration bill that focuses on building a wall on the US-Mexico border, implementing Kate’s Law, and withholding federal funding from sanctuary cities. If passed, the Building America’s Trust Act would authorize approximately $15 billion over four years to further […]

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MSNBC Accidentally Proves that the Democrat Party is Toast

MSNBC Accidentally Proves that the Democrat Party is Toast

on August 8, 2017, 7:01 AM / in National News

By Onan Coca  /  Constitution.com In a very interesting segment on MSNBC’s Morning Joe the gathered minds made something very clear, the Democrat Party is in trouble. In a normal political situation, 2018 should prove to be a very good year for the Democrat Party. The only problem is that America in 2018 is anything but “normal.” The Democrat Party has been decimated […]

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Former CNN commentator hosts pro-Trump videos

Former CNN commentator hosts pro-Trump videos

on August 7, 2017, 7:47 AM / in National News

Former CNN commentator Kayleigh McEnany has left the cable news network and started hosting campaign-style videos for President Trump’s Facebook page. In her first video, released on Sunday, McEnany called her report “the real news.” The clip gave Trump credit for several pieces of positive news. McEnany, a pro-Trump pundit who appeared on CNN through the 2016 presidential campaign, was […]

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Chicago challenges Trump administration over effort to punish sanctuary cities

Chicago challenges Trump administration over effort to punish sanctuary cities

on August 7, 2017, 7:40 AM / in National News, State News

We thought this article interesting considering its hypocrisy. In his own bazaar way, Trump is abiding by the Constitution in not involving the Federal government in local government manipulation while Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is admitting his incompetency in financial matters by not supplying his officers with the tools to do the job. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Sunday that […]

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Rosenstein says leak crackdown won’t target journalists

Rosenstein says leak crackdown won’t target journalists

on August 7, 2017, 7:30 AM / in National News

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said Sunday the Justice Department has no intention to go after reporters as it tries to ferret out leaks. “We don’t prosecute journalists for doing their jobs,” Rosenstein said on Fox News Sunday. The comments came two days after Attorney General Jeff Sessions suggested the administration would take a harder line against journalists. Sessions said […]

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Pence slams Times article on his 2020 plans

Pence slams Times article on his 2020 plans

on August 7, 2017, 7:28 AM / in National News

Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday denounced a New York Times report suggesting that he was positioning himself to run for president in 2020, calling the report “absurd” and “disgraceful and offensive to me, my family, and our entire team.” The Times article said Pence was among several Republicans who appeared to be gearing up for possible runs as President […]

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States ramping up defenses against election hacks

States ramping up defenses against election hacks

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

I have ranted on and on about how to clean up the voter registration and election results. I remember in 1961 when I turned 21 and registered to vote.  I went to the local registrar and I had to have several pieces of ID in order to register –  my birth certificate to prove I was 21 and that I […]

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College launches course on ‘white identity politics’ in ‘Trumplandia’

on August 7, 2017, 7:07 AM / in National News

Ivy League professor Carolyn Rouse wants to hear people’s firsthand accounts of how Donald Trump’s presidency is affecting the world. She launched a new project, known as “Trumplandia,” shortly after Trump’s election, so she could learn about today’s political landscape without relying on traditional news sources. Rouse is encouraging people to submit their photos, stories, videos and published works, the college […]

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Row over Google employee’s defense of tech gender gap

Row over Google employee’s defense of tech gender gap

on August 7, 2017, 5:59 AM / in International News, National News

We just smile when the left is caught at not being diverse enough. We worry about those that fall to the wayside because diversity measures are more important than the needs of the company or government. Google found itself at the center of controversy Sunday after an employee in a leaked internal document claimed “biological causes” explained the lack of […]

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Maxine Waters Accuses Democratic Law School Professor of Being a ‘Racist’ in Defense of Trump

on August 6, 2017, 6:55 AM / in National News

Rep. Maxine Waters (D., Calif.) on Friday accused Harvard Law School professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz of being “racist” for saying that the Trump administration will be facing an “unfavorable” locality for a grand jury because it is “solidly Democratic” and  has a “ethnic and racial composition” not favorable to Trump. Dershowitz, who has donated thousands of dollars to Democrats, told WABC radio host Rita Cosby on Friday […]

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The Hill’s Top Stories for Today, August 6th, 2017

The Hill’s Top Stories for Today, August 6th, 2017

on August 6, 2017, 6:15 AM / in National News

Dems face fundamental problem in Texas: Getting people to vote SAN ANTONIO — On paper, Texas should be a swing state. Urban growth and suburban sprawl have radically changed Lone Star country, which not so long ago was a largely rural state. A demographic shift is also underway. Forty-three percent of residents now are non-Hispanic white. Thirty-nine percent are Hispanic, […]

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Search for 3 Marines Missing After Aircraft ‘Mishap’ Off Australia Ends

Search for 3 Marines Missing After Aircraft ‘Mishap’ Off Australia Ends

on August 6, 2017, 6:00 AM / in International News, National News

By Jennifer Van Laar The search for three Marines missing after an MV-22 Osprey went down off the east coast of Australia has been suspended, the Marine Corps announced in a press release Saturday night. Operations have shifted to a recovery effort, the statement said, and the families of the missing Marines have been notified. As reported earlier today, the MV-22 Osprey […]

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REPORT. Mueller Is Using Two Grand Juries In Probe

REPORT. Mueller Is Using Two Grand Juries In Probe

on August 5, 2017, 7:37 AM / in National News

by streiff  /   RedState Yesterday, we learned that special counsel Robert Mueller has impaneled a grand jury in Washington, DC, to hear evidence in the probe into allegations of collusion between members of Donald Trump’s campaign team and representatives of the Russian government. Now USA Today is reporting that he has another grand jury operating in Northern Virginia. Russia special counsel Robert Mueller […]

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Deported Illegal Alien Faces Charges in Attempted Rape of 89-Year-Old NC Woman

on August 5, 2017, 7:23 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Tim Brown   /   Freedom Outpost More and more, I am wondering why we are even spending the time, resources and money on deportation of illegal aliens who commit violent crimes in the US.  Why are we not providing a just punishment to fit the crime rather than taxing the citizens to feed, clothe and house these criminals […]

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The Obamas’ Lavish Lifestyle Cost Taxpayers In Nine Digits

The Obamas’ Lavish Lifestyle Cost Taxpayers In Nine Digits

on August 5, 2017, 7:03 AM / in National News, Opinion

“…lavish, extravagant and excessive…” By Martin Walsh   / Western Journalism As first family from 2008 to 2016, the Obamas lived a lavish lifestyle that left the American taxpayer with a bill of more than $100 million. Watchdog organization Judicial Watch reported in July 2017 that “Obama family travel cost taxpayers at least $100,104,459.53 during his two terms.” In March 2015, the Washington Examiner determined that the Obama presidency […]

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August 4th News Brief from Real Clear Politics

August 4th News Brief from Real Clear Politics

on August 4, 2017, 8:50 AM / in National News

GOP Senators Introduce Bills to Protect Special Counsel. James Arkin has the details. At Trump Rally, W. Va. Governor Defects to GOP. Gov. Jim Justice’s party switch, his second since 2015, gave a boost to the president and upped the number of Republican governors to 34, Caitlin Huey-Burns reports. How Obamacare Repeal Complicates 2018 Senate Races. Sean Trende has this […]

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Al Gore’s Inconvenient Reality:  The Former Vice President’s Home Energy Use Surges up to 34 Times the National Average Despite Costly Green Renovations

Al Gore’s Inconvenient Reality:  The Former Vice President’s Home Energy Use Surges up to 34 Times the National Average Despite Costly Green Renovations

on August 4, 2017, 8:44 AM / in National News

by Drew Johnson  Introduction In February 2007, the day after his panicky global warming film “An Inconvenient Truth” won an Academy Award for best documentary, a shocking report based on public records revealed that Al Gore’s Nashville home consumed 20 times more electricity than the average American household.1 Facing scrutiny for his extreme electricity consumption, the former vice president pledged to […]

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Secret Service leaves Trump Tower office over lease dispute

on August 4, 2017, 7:48 AM / in National News

The Secret Service has left a command post in Trump Tower in Manhattan due to a dispute with President Trump’s company over lease terms, The Washington Post reported Thursday, citing two people familiar with the negotiations. The old Secret Service command post was a floor below Trump’s apartment; the new one, which agents moved into in early July, is in […]

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