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$15 Minimum Wage? Be Careful What You Wish For..

Last Sunday I took my 3 year old granddaughter to church, when we left she wanted to go to her favorite place, McDonalds. As we walked in something caught my eye, there were 3 stand up computers which are called self-service kiosks with a sign that said, Place order here, with only one girl working the counter where there used ...

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Carly Fiorina Meets with Trump About Intelligence Post

2016 Presidential candidate Carly Fiorina met with Donald Trump today to discuss a position in the incoming administration. According to a senior transition team official, Fiorina was at Trump tower because she was being considered for the position of director of national intelligence. After the meeting, Ms. Fiorina talked with reporters about her conversation with the President-elect. At Trump Tower, ...

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Why CIA Claims of Russian Interference in U.S. Presidential Election Don’t Make Sense

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The CIA has presented Congress with an assessment that shows Russia to have helped Donald Trump win the presidency, but there are so many other facts that don’t line up with the spy agency’s analysis. The Washington Post published a feature-length article detailing the CIA’s assessment and Congress’ reaction. Intelligence agencies have identified individuals with connections to the Russian government ...

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Trump Education Secretary Nominee Tells Crowd What Will Happen to Common Core

Betsy DeVos end federalized common core

Donald Trump will nominate school choice advocate Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education and in a USA Thank You Rally on Friday, DeVos explained what she plans to do about common core. Notice that DeVos does not call for the end of common core, but the federalized version of the sometimes confusing curriculum. The approach she announced is constitutional one ...

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Reports: Donald Trump to Nominate Exxon Exec as Secretary of State

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According to NBC News, an ExxonMobil CEO is about to be nominated to one of the highest positions in the Trump administration. Donald Trump is expected to nominate ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of state. Tillerson has been with ExxonMobil since 1975 when he started as a production engineer and worked his way up finally taking the CEO job ...

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Massive Explosions Outside Istanbul Soccer Stadium Being Investigated as Terrorism [Video]

Explosion Istanbul Turkey

At least 15 people were killed and as many as 70 injured as a pair of explosions went off outside of the Besiktas soccer stadium in Istanbul, Turkey The following video shows the exact moment of the blasts: Moment of explosion in Istanbul from an amateur camera! pic.twitter.com/tJ6KeYCPfD — Mutlu Civiroglu (@mutludc) December 10, 2016 The Turkish Interior Minister confirmed ...

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Dem Hypocrisy Spotlighted in Criticism of Trump Military Picks

Not too long ago the American people were held captive to the Liberal mantra that because President Obama won the election he should be due his picks for his cabinet and agency heads without reservation. This mantra extended to nominees to the US Supreme Court as well. People like Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer were beside themselves that Senate Republicans ...

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Green Party to Reap Windfall From Michigan Recount Stoppage


Anyone that gave money to the Green Party’s candidate Jill Stein for a logically-flawed recount of the 2016 presidential election, should demand the same refund that her lawyers are now requesting. The Green Party has already said that any funds not used in the 2016 recount would go to other Green Party initiatives so anyone that gave to this hot ...

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Trump Announces Pick for Ambassador to China at Iowa Rally

Terry Branstad

President-elect Donald Trump announced his pick for U.S. Ambassador to China in Iowa Thursday night at one of the USA Thank You tour rallies. Trump announced that he would be nominating long-time Governor of Iowa Terry Branstad the position of United States Ambassador to China. The Trump campaign had issued a statement earlier on Thursday putting Branstad forward as the ...

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The Fake Controversy Over Fake News


Like so many other things in today’s culture, the controversy over “fake news” is a didactic battle between two camps whose polar-opposite positions are largely driven by outrage over the opposing camp’s position. And, again, like so many other things in today’s culture, this venial division completely misses the point. The left, which is all for democratic expressions of will ...

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Donald Trump On Being Named TIME’s Person Of The Year, Mitt Romney (Full Interview) | TODAY

Trump interview Time man of the year

Speaking to Matt Lauer about TIME Magazine picking him as their Person of the Year, President-elect Donald Trump says, “It’s a great honor.” Trump also discusses his preference for his secretary of state, saying Mitt Romney is still under consideration. He also talks about his criticism of Boeing, his views on free trade, his stock holdings, his use of Twitter, ...

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Trump Picks Scott Pruitt to Lead EPA

Scott Pruitt

President-elect Donald Trump will nominate Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency in a move that confirms the incoming administration’s commitment to rolling back Obama’s expensive and destructive environmental policy. Pruitt is an outspoken critic of the EPA’s economy-crushing regulations, many that came from Obama’s “phone” and “pen” instead of from Congress. Pruitt is well-aligned with ...

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Donald Trump Is Time Magazine’s “Person Of The Year”, Sort Of

A spokesman for Time Magazine went fully and quickly on the record today by stating that their Person of the Year award, just given to Mr. Trump, in no way should be taken as Time Magazine considering him to be the best person of the year and should not be taken as an endorsement of Mr. Trump or any of ...

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Federal judge ends Michigan recount


Federal Judge Mark Goldsmith has effectively ended the Michigan recount. Judge Goldsmith is the same judge that ordered the recount to start 2 days earlier than Michigan law permitted, but in a full reversal, the judge has dropped his decision which will end the recount. On Tuesday, the Michigan appeals court ruled that Jill Stein could not request a recount as ...

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