Opinion

Are We There Yet?

Are We There Yet?

on January 24, 2016, 6:17 AM / in Opinion

When I see the rise of a presidential candidate who seems to have no other notable qualifications for the office other than his promise to institute a “one size fits all” type of socialism, where the affluent would be heavily taxed and the corporations would be made to pay high wages, not because of the caliber of one’s work, but […]

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NFL star who refused to meet Obama over abortion gives powerful talk at March for Life

NFL star who refused to meet Obama over abortion gives powerful talk at March for Life

on January 23, 2016, 7:43 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Ben Johnson WASHINGTON, D.C., January 22, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) – All the speakers at the 2016 March for Life play a pivotal role – but only one was regularly called an MVP. Matt Birk, the former center for the Minnesota Vikings and the Baltimore Ravens, proclaimed his support for women and unborn children this afternoon from the frosty dais of […]

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Regroup or Regress

Regroup or Regress

on January 23, 2016, 7:28 AM / in Opinion

H/T to Jackie By Charlie Daniels I do not openly endorse or support presidential candidates and don’t want this column to be construed as such in any way. I also do not consider myself to be a Democrat or Republican but an independent voter who votes for the candidate, not the party and have voted for members of both parties […]

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Bernie Sanders may have helped write ObamaCare, but it was her idea first!

Bernie Sanders may have helped write ObamaCare, but it was her idea first!

on January 23, 2016, 7:10 AM / in National News, Opinion

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton is out with a new defense of her healthcare record – Bernie Sanders may have helped write ObamaCare, but it was her idea first. “It was called HillaryCare before it was called ObamaCare,” Clinton declared to a crowd at a country club in Vinton, Iowa. “I don’t want to start over.” Clinton’s rift with Sanders over […]

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In 2013 and 2014, Donald Trump Funded John Boehner and Mitch McConnell Against the Tea Party

In 2013 and 2014, Donald Trump Funded John Boehner and Mitch McConnell Against the Tea Party

on January 23, 2016, 7:05 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Erick Erickson In 2013, the tea party rallied to Matt Bevin against Donald Trump. RedState and tea party groups around the country swung into action in an ultimately unsuccessful bid to get Matt Bevin through the primary against Mitch McConnell. We were completely out-funded by establishment interests and Washington lobbyists. It turns out, one of those establishment interests was […]

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Well, Neither Side Likes Hillary That Much!

on January 23, 2016, 6:55 AM / in National News, Opinion

Hillary Laughs It Up At Sen. Shaheen’s Benghazi Mockery [VIDEO] By: Caleb Howe  /  RedState At a rally in New Hampshire today, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen bragged about how Hillary Clinton handled and withstood the Benghazi hearings, getting a loud crowd response and thrilled laughter from Secretary Clinton, because what is more amusing an anecdote than answering for American casualties, am […]

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What the Left is Saying about Hillary!

What the Left is Saying about Hillary!

on January 23, 2016, 6:36 AM / in National News, Opinion

Some are saying that Hillary Clinton’s campaign is in trouble and that Sanders is beating the left mantra to his side and there may be some truth in it. So we have intercepted a message from “The Pen”. This loosely run group raises money to use in advertising its position on the left…. and they love Bernie. There may a […]

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What Ever Happened to the Tea Party?

What Ever Happened to the Tea Party?

on January 22, 2016, 11:41 AM / in Opinion

By Nate Jackson /  Patriot Post On Dec. 16, 1773, “radicals” from Boston, members of a secret organization of American Patriots called the Sons of Liberty, boarded three East India Company ships and threw 342 chests of tea into Boston Harbor. This iconic event, in protest of oppressive British taxation and tyrannical rule, became known as the Boston Tea Party. […]

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Right Hooks by Mark January 22, 2016

Right Hooks by Mark January 22, 2016

on January 22, 2016, 11:39 AM / in National News, Opinion

Experts Agree: Clinton Is Toast Hillary Clinton kept information on her home-brew server that went beyond the government’s top-secret designation. This is information dealing with Special Access Programs, a security designation on information to which only a handful of people have access. Information so secretive that when members of Congress who sit on intelligence oversight committees are briefed on it, […]

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Tennessee House Bill HB 1412 / A Savior or a False Flag

Tennessee House Bill HB 1412 / A Savior or a False Flag

on January 22, 2016, 11:35 AM / in Opinion, State News

A sinking boat is pretty alarming …. yep. Sailing is pretty neat. The speed, the waves, the names … They’re all part of boating’s unique qualities. However, there’s one distinctive aspect to this activity that’s not so carefree: the threat of a sinking boat. And baby this one is going down unless somebody does something. Back in 2006, the “Tennessee […]

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WHEN LAW BREAKERS BECOME THE LAW MAKERS

on January 21, 2016, 7:31 AM / in Opinion, State News

By Coach Dave Daubenmire   /   NewsWithViews.com I just returned from Tennessee where some of my friends have been working heroically trying to get the Tennessee Legislature to do their duty and uphold their Constitutional oath. While the airwaves are abuzz with concern about how “conservative” Donald Trump is and whether or not he can be trusted to handle the office […]

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Killing Babies

Killing Babies

on January 21, 2016, 7:12 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Andrew P. Napolitano  In one week during January 1973, President Richard M. Nixon was inaugurated to his second term, former President Lyndon B. Johnson died, the United States and North Vietnam entered into the Paris Peace Accords, and the Supreme Court legalized abortion. Only the last of these events continues to affect and haunt the moral and constitutional order […]

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Washington Loves Donald Trump More Than Ted Cruz

Washington Loves Donald Trump More Than Ted Cruz

on January 21, 2016, 6:59 AM / in Opinion

By Erick Erickson For months, Donald Trump’s core supporters have told the nation that they do not care if Donald Trump offends anyone. Everyone is so fixated on being liked, they’ve become politically correct unwilling and unable to offend anyone. Suddenly, however, the Washington political class is attacking Ted Cruz for being unlikable and the very Trump supporters who love […]

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We Have a Choice to Make

We Have a Choice to Make

on January 21, 2016, 6:55 AM / in Opinion

By: Leon H. Wolf  /  RedState This is a very simple post with a very simple point. I think more or less we are agreed that anything like comprehensive immigration reform is off the table for any of the current likely nominees. Certainly it is off the table for either Donald Trump or Ted Cruz, who are the two candidates […]

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Quote for Today II  – January 21st 2015

Quote for Today II – January 21st 2015

on January 21, 2016, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, State News

Needing Democrats to pass your stupid plan should be your first clue it’s a stupid plan. Rocky Top speaking of Governor Bill Haslam’s plan to expand socialized medicine…. Stemming from an article: Haslam to rely on Democrats for Medicaid reform By Andy Sher and Kate Harrison Belz, Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn. Jan. 08–Republican Gov. Bill Haslam said Wednesday that he […]

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Nanny State of the Week: Towns ban vacations

Nanny State of the Week: Towns ban vacations

on January 20, 2016, 10:29 AM / in National News, Opinion, State News

By Eric Boehm  /  Watchdog Governments are supposed to be good at punishing people who break the law. It’s one of their most basic functions. But when governments start outlawing otherwise-completely-legal behavior in an effort to stop some people from maybe someday breaking some law, everyone’s rights suffer. Nannyism is occurring. In small towns and large cities across the country, […]

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Vouchers’ Most Important Advocates

Vouchers’ Most Important Advocates

on January 20, 2016, 10:25 AM / in Opinion, State News

Editor’s Note: In the voucher system, the source of the funding is still the taxation system. The financing is based on the principle that it is legitimate to use political power in order to grant benefits to one group at the expense of the other. The principle of coercion is still dominant. The dominant principle, over time, will thwart the […]

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The Fallacy of Obama’s Job Creation

The Fallacy of Obama’s Job Creation

on January 20, 2016, 9:49 AM / in National News, Opinion

Written by  Walter McLaughlin Ten months ago, an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll foreshadowed the driving forces of the 2016 presidential race by reporting that out of 1,000 adults surveyed, 59 percent indicated a desire for change. As insurgency candidacies have gained strength in both parties, the voters are clearly showing their discontent with business as usual in Washington, D.C. […]

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Morning Jolt  … with Jim Geraghty  January 20th 2016

Morning Jolt … with Jim Geraghty January 20th 2016

on January 20, 2016, 9:01 AM / in National News, Opinion

‘El Chapo’ Drug Kingpin Had a Rifle from Federal ‘Fast & Furious’ Program The Fast and Furious gun-smuggling scandal is one of those stories that the government and the media declared over . . . that wasn’t, or isn’t, actually over. Here’s a nice example: A .50-caliber rifle found at Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s hideout in Mexico was funneled through […]

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HEALTHCARE SPARKS ELECTION-YEAR RIFT IN GOP

HEALTHCARE SPARKS ELECTION-YEAR RIFT IN GOP

on January 20, 2016, 8:41 AM / in National News, Opinion

It’s official: the Senate will not be working on its own version of the House’s “21st Century Cures” bill. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), who heads the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, said Tuesday that members will vote separately on bills ranging from neurological disease research to electronic medical records. The markups will begin in February, with the […]

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