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Obamatrade Passes House, Headed to Senate

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Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) has passed the House of Representatives bolstering President Obama’s push to make a landmark trade deal a lasting legacy for his troubled presidency. The measure passed on a close 218-208 vote with moderate Democrats and Republicans coming together to push it through. The bill grants Obama so-called “fast-track” authority which allows him to negotiate trade agreements. ...

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Donald Trump and Media’s Treatment of Presidential Candidates

When Donald Trump announced his candidacy for president earlier this week, America let loose a collective snort of derision. For years, as Trump has flirted with running for the nation’s highest office, it has seemed as though the media mogul has been stumping with the sole purpose of generating publicity for his brand. While some charge, with some merit, this ...

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Public Opinion Divorced from Scope of Government Power in King v. Burwell

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The Supreme Court’s ruling in King v. Burwell, which will decide whether healthcare plans purchased in states that use the federal exchange are eligible for subsidies, is being characterized as a simple matter of statutory interpretation. At issue is wording in the Affordable Care Act that clearly states tax credits apply to individuals enrolled in an exchange “established by the ...

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If Obama Knew Then What He Knows Now, Would He Have Prematurely Removed All Troops From Iraq And Cause The Disaster We Now See There?

The answer is “yes”, he would still remove the troops and cause the problems we are facing today in the Middle East.  Obama makes no mistakes, he is unable to do anything wrong.  In his recent Memorial Day speech he took credit for there being no real military action in Iraq, but the people unfortunate enough to live and suffer ...

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Crowded Early Presidential Field is Healthy for Democracy

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Though the 2016 election is approximately 16 months away, the list of declared presidential candidates is already lengthy. On the right, George Pataki, Ted Cruz, Rick Santorum, Rand Paul, Lindsay Graham, Marco Rubio, Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina, Mike Huckabee and Rick Perry have announced their candidacy. The left’s field is smaller, limited so far to Hillary Clinton, Martin O’Malley, Linc ...

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Former House speaker Dennis Hastert indicted -Sex Involved

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Federal prosecutors indicted former U.S. residence Speaker Dennis Hastert Thursday on charges he allegedly hid funds he gave to a blackmailer to conceal “prior misconduct.” The Illinois Republican is accused of structuring the withdrawal of $925,000 in small amounts in order to evade the requirement that banks document and report cash transactions over $10,000 and of then lying to federal investigators in order ...

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Generation Opportunity: Let Section 215 Expire

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Washington, DC – (5/20/15) – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said yesterday that the Senate will vote this week to extend Section 215 of the PATRIOT Act, which has been used by the National Security Agency (NSA) and other intelligence agencies to justify the bulk collection of domestic phone records. Earlier this month, a federal appeals court ruled that Section 215 cannot be legitimately interpreted to allow ...

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The Order of Battle for Americans: How to prioritize political efforts

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With so many attacks on the “America we love” it is easy to get confused by the barrages on so many of the citizenry’s rights. Here’s how to prioritize spending and efforts to protect what matters: Free Speech: If any effort portends to silence one group in favor for another – stand up, regardless if you agree with their message or not Freedom to ...

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SHOCK: Obama Calls for Change to How Media Reports

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Obama isn’t happy with the way that the media reports on his failing economic and social policies. At a discussion at Georgetown University on Tuesday, the President scolded the media for showing the unemployed demanding phones and other entitlements: “I don’t know where they find them. They’re like, I don’t want to work, I just want a free Obama phone” ...

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Hillary’s “Full and Equal” Citizenship May Not Be So Equal

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Hillary announced Tuesday that she supports “full and equal citizenship” – whatever that means. The Clinton campaign pushes her stance as superior to Republicans because they’ve never said “full and equal.” Then again, no one has. The Clintons are expert at saying a lot without saying anything and this latest blurb is a shining example. [adToAppearHere] First, what does “full ...

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Ben Carson Announces Bid for President

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Dr. Ben Carson announced his entry into the 2016 Presidential race yesterday in Detroit, Michigan. The world-renown neurosurgeon first announced his intentions on local Detroit television station WPEC. Later, Carson made a speech at a Detroit event explaining in more detail why his candidacy was important. https://youtu.be/LYFoNMnVjIo Dr. Carson has never held nor run for political office before now.

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Fiorina Announces Presidential Bid

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In a video entitiled "I'm Running for President", Carly Fiorina steps into the ring as a 2016 Presidential candidate in the Republican primary.

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G.W. Bush Offers Rare Criticism of Obama

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At an hour-long question-and-answer session with the Republican Jewish Coalition, former President George W. Bush offered harsh criticism of President Obama’s handling of the Middle-East. Bush has previously avoided criticizing the sitting President, but Saturday night he offered his views on Obama’s handling of the Iranian nuclear deal, the retreat from Iraq and President Obama’s approach to dealing with ISIS. ...

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How the Clinton Global Initiative Used its Funds During Hillary’s Tenure at State

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In 2010, when Barack Obama said, “I do think at a certain point you’ve made enough money,” he definitely wasn’t referring to the Clintons. Because it wasn’t enough for Bill Clinton to sell sensitive missile technology to the Red Chinese for campaign donations. It wasn’t enough for Hillary Clinton to sell America’s most valuable nuclear technologies to the Russians for ...

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Megyn Kelly Tells Whiney College Kids to “Suck it up”

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If you go through life thinking that everyone should agree with you – you’ve got another thing coming. Your parents and friends should have told you from time-to-time that your views aren’t the only ones that exist and you have to listen to and understand others. Megyn tells a few snobbish collegiates to buck up or back off. Actually, she ...

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