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John Roberts Falls Victim to the Slippery Slope

When public officials want to gift themselves new powers, they usually justify their expansive actions with their favorite platitude, “for the greater good.” Conservatives, in their turn, respond with the proverbial warning of the slippery slope. The problem, of course, is the dynamism of American politics means the powers one party invests themselves with are then available for the next ...

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WTH Weekly -06-28-15 – the week in review

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Continuing the WTH (“what the heck” happened) series, this week we look at Obama’s Iran capitulation, a rocket explodes,Greece implodes, single payer closer than thought, gay marriage and concealed carry, Obamacare subsidies, flags of our forefathers, Jindal enters the race and more! Shockingly, Obama isn’t serious about the Iran nuclear talks. Today, reports surfaced that Obama has given into Iran’s demands ...

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The US Supreme Court Has Gone Rogue

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Many on the Right side of the aisle are outraged. Gay marriage – a social issue at its core – has been validated by the US Supreme Court. The outrage is palpable. And while there is legitimacy to this outrage – especially with regard to the Court’s transgression of the 10th Amendment – the decision on gay marriage is a ...

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With Gay Marriage In, ACLU Drops Backing of Religious Freedom Law

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While the ink is still wet on Justice Kennedy’s controversial decision to legalize gay marriage, the ACLU has dropped its support of the Federal ‘Religious Freedom’ law. The Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) was passed to prevent citizens from having to choose between their religious beliefs and negative recourse. President Clinton signed RFRA into law in 1993 saying that “governments should ...

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Obergefell v. Hodges Gay Marriage Decision – Full Text

The Supreme Court ruled today that same-sex couples have the right to marry and that all states must recognize same-sex marriages forged in other states. Here is the full text of the decision and dissent on Obergefell v. Hodges: Same Sex Marriage

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Justices Give Gays Right to Marry – More Cases to Come

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In a narrow 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court of the U.S. (SCOTUS) ruled that same sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states. The ruling not only extends the right to marry to same-sex couples, but also requires all states to recognize gay marriages and civil unions carried out in other states. Justice Kennedy sided with the ...

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Neal Boortz is right: “social conservatives” will cost the GOP more elections

In a recent talk radio show, while filling in for Sean Hannity, conservative-libertarian Neal Boortz (the co-author of the FairTax) warned that Republicans will not recapture the Senate this year, because, says Boortz, they have an insatiable “urge to get into social conservatism”. Boortz believes Republicans will once again prioritize social issues above all others, advocate radical no-compromise policies on ...

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The Confederate Corner with George Neat Rantastic version – October 15th

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When: Tuesday, October 15th, 10pm Eastern/7pm Pacific Where: Confederate Corner with George Neat on Blog Talk Radio What: Yes there are Confederates north of the Mason-Dixon line, and George Neat is one of them. And we’re happy to bring his views to you in the “Confederate Corner” radio show. For more information on George and his political views, please drop by ...

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Jabberwonky – July 21st

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When: Sunday, July 21st, 10pm Eastern/7pm Pacific Where: Jabberwonky on Blog Talk Radio What: `Twas brillig, and the slithy toves Did gyre and gimble in the wabe: All mimsy were the borogoves, And the mome raths outgrabe. Whether it’s “down the rabbit hole”, or “through the looking glass”, the world of politics is often referred to in the lexicon given ...

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Understanding The History Of The SCOTUS DOMA Ruling

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No doubt. in the days and weeks to come, the talking heads will be edifying us on the complex nature of the DOMA ruling. In California, the voters mandated that “Marriage is between and Man and a Woman” period. Called “Proposition 8”, this vote was taken “to the people” and the “people” spoke. Historically an extremely liberal State ( I ...

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Dissecting the Argument for Traditional Marriage

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Since the Supreme Court is hearing the cases on gay marriage, of course there are piles of blogs, columns, and media commentaries about the oral arguments that were made in Court. In all honesty, I had no intentions of weighing in on this issue – at all – until a short exchange on Twitter with Charles (@repub9989) and the social ...

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