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Treasury Admits Regulation Hurts Business

For years adherents to the Austrian school of economics have been making the case that regulation bars access to economic opportunity, making it harder for the average producer to access and process from the boons of capitalist interactions. Now validation of that principle is coming from an unlikely place: the federal government. A report recently released by the Office of ...

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Cincinnati officer who killed man at traffic stop under Arrest

Ray Tensing booking photo

A University of Cincinnati police officer is now under arrest for the murder of a black man during a traffic stop. Ray Tensing was fired from his job, indicted on murder charges and has now surrendered to authorities after body camera footage appears to show the officer shooting Samuel DuBose, a black man, in the head at a traffic stop. ...

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Planned Parenthood goes into Crisis mode over recent videos

After several misguided attempts to explain away recent videos incriminating the abortion provider, Planned Parenthood is turning to experts in the crisis-explaining business to help provide some cover. Planned Parenthood has hired SKDKnickerbocker, the high-profile crisis-management PR firm that has worked on everything from Gay rights and gun control to pregnancy discrimination. The firm was hired in the wake of a ...

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New bill would give union members choice in how dues are spent in elections

U.S. Capitol Building

Bills have been introduced into the House and Senate that would allow union members to decide how their dues are donated to political efforts. Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Rep. Tom Price, (R-Ga) introduced The Employee Rights Act into their respective legislative bodies that would allow union members to choose whether or not their share of union dues go to certain candidates or ...

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Sen. Paul will try to force vote on Sunday to defund Planned Parenthood

Senator Rand Paul (R – KY) is trying to force a vote on taxpayer-funded abortions after the recent release of videos showing Planned Parenthood representatives negotiating aborted baby organ procurement and disposition. Rand Paul and many other Republicans say that it is time to de-fund Planned Parenthood. on “Fox News Sunday” Paul said, “I really think the time has come ...

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Obama Internet Giveaway May Open Pandora’s Box of Porn

President Obama has a new administration initiative, supported by tax dollars, to close the Internet pornography gap. The divide is caused by ill–gotten gains that give too many Americans fast, broadband access to the booming porn industry; while other Americans are reduced to lurking in seedy newsstands, sneaking peeks between the pages of lurid magazines and hoping the clerk doesn’t ...

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Three dead, several injured in Lafayette Movie Theater shooting

lafayette-theater-shooting

On July 23rd, a lone gunman killed two people and injured several more at the  Grand 16 Theater in Lafayette, Louisiana. The incident is reported to have happened at approximately 7:39 central time. Police are saying that the shooter was 59-year-old John Russel Houser – a white male “drifter” that previously lived in Alabama and was staying in a local motel. Three people ...

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Obama gets thumbs up from U.N. council on Iran Deal

United Nations

In a unanimous vote today that surprised absolutely no one, the U.N. Security Council endorsed President Obama’s Iran nuclear weapons agreement even before Congress votes on the deal. While the President argues that the implementation of the deal won’t start for another 90 days, many in Congress believe Obama is bypassing the legislative branch of the government in order to guarantee a ...

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Why U.S. companies can’t find skilled workers

U.S. companies are reporting that they are increasingly struggling to find workers with the proper skills for the labor market, suggesting a serious problem with the American education system. The National Association for Business Economics’ latest business conditions survey showed that more than one-third of those polled reported that their companies were unable to find workers with appropriate skills. The ...

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Terrorist likely ISIS-inspired in Chattanooga attack

Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez

Four U.S. Marines and a terrorist were killed this afternoon in Chattanooga, Tennessee during an attack on a military recruiting station and reserve military operation support center. At around 10:45am Thursday morning, a likely ISIS-inspired terrorist began an attack at the Armed Forces Career Center just off of Lee’s highway where several shots were fired but only a single superficial wound was reported. What we know: ...

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Obama: Congress will be to blame for nuclear Iran

Barack Obama upset

President Obama, in a press conference on Wednesday, again reinforced the false choice of a bad deal or war that is echoing through the media, but it’s Obama that put the world in this predicament. In the press conference, Obama once again said that the now finalized nuclear deal was the only good option because sanctions were about to unravel and ...

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The Nuclear Deal With Iran: A Preliminary Assessment

Iran cheats on nuclear deal

This morning, diplomats representing the US, the UK, France, Russia, China, and Germany concluded an agreement with Iran concerning that country’s illegal nuclear program. Those diplomats and their governments hail the deal as a historic achievement. Barack Obama will no doubt claim that this agreement will “permanently block” a pathway to nuclear weaponry for Iran. Such optimistic assessments are not ...

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