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Carly Fiorina on FOX

Carly Fiorina Gains Ground

Posted by  ▪  June 27, 2015

A 14 point jump since April

Carly Fiorina Gains Ground

Carly Fiorina on FOX
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6/27/2015 at 5:30pm
A recent poll by the Wall Street Journal and NBC News found that a handful of Republican presidential candidates have seen an increase in support but one of the the biggest jumps went to Carly Fiorina: GOP 2016 Hopefuls Carly Fiorina, Ben Carson, Mike Huckabee Gain Ground in WSJ/NBC News Poll Mike Huckabee,…
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Alexis Tsipras

Greece and Eurozone Talks Stall as Deadline Looms

Posted by  ▪  June 27, 2015

Sliding towards default

Greece and Eurozone Talks Stall as Deadline Looms

Alexis Tsipras
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6/27/2015 at 4:00pm
Greece and the Eurozone have been unable to reach an agreement ahead of a bailout deadline which quickly approaches on June 30th. If negotiations fail, Greece could leave the European Union and ultimately face economic collapse. The situation is already causing a dash for cash in the debt strapped country. Bloomberg reports: Greeks Line…
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SCOTUS

SCOTUScare: House Bill to Put Justices on Obamacare

Posted by  ▪  June 27, 2015

“They will see firsthand what the American people are forced to live with”

SCOTUScare: House Bill to Put Justices on Obamacare

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6/27/2015 at 2:00pm
Following the surreal decision of the Supreme Court regarding ObamaCare subsidies, Texas Representative Brian Babin (R) wants to ensure that the justices take full advantage of the law they just contorted in order to save it.  Picking up Justice Scalia’s comment that the decision effectively turns ObamaCare into SCOTUScare, Babin has…
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Louisiana News-Star Front Page Supreme Court Gay Marriage cropped w border

How high must we jump in reporting SCOTUS gay marriage decision?

Posted by  ▪  June 27, 2015

A hint at what the post-SCOTUS SSM culture war looks like.

How high must we jump in reporting SCOTUS gay marriage decision?

Louisiana News-Star Front Page Supreme Court Gay Marriage cropped w border
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6/27/2015 at 12:00pm
Today, The NY Times turned its entire front page above the fold to celebrating yesterday’s Supreme Court decision on gay marriage: Many national and major regional papers did the same. But is any diversity of news coverage permitted on such a huge cultural victory? If you want to know what the future of the…
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Jeb Bush Ready to Go “Nuclear” Over Obamacare

Posted by  ▪  June 27, 2015

Senate politics turn into presidential talking points

Jeb Bush Ready to Go “Nuclear” Over Obamacare

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6/27/2015 at 10:30am
This week’s SCOTUS opinions have sent American political discourse through all areas of policy, off the pavement, and into the weeds. What’s next in the fight to repeal Obamacare? Does the gay marriage ruling mean that my pastor will have to perform same sex ceremonies? They’re good questions (and fair questions),…
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Tyranny and T-Shirts Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  June 27, 2015

Your weekly report from the world of higher education.

Tyranny and T-Shirts Week at College Insurrection

CI 6.27.15
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6/27/2015 at 8:30am
Academia may have lost its sense of humor but we still have freedom of speech. Student Advocacy Group Scores Major Win at Ohio University With Help From FIRE Then again, maybe we don’t have free speech. Prof Who Criticized Hamas is Vilified by His University Crazy Speech Codes are all the Rage at the University…
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Chelsea's Mom Hillary Clinton Video

Hillary campaign video “Chelsea’s Mom,” is terrible

Posted by  ▪  June 27, 2015

For the love of America, stop making campaign songs

Hillary campaign video “Chelsea’s Mom,” is terrible

Chelsea's Mom Hillary Clinton Video
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6/27/2015 at 7:00am
We might have a new contender for Worst Campaign Video of the Season… thus far. Set to Stacy’s Mom by Fountains of Wayne, an unfortunately catchy ditty from 2003, Chelsea’s Mom appears to be pro-Hillary campaign tune. This string rendition begins with four dudes sitting in a campaign office singing “Chelsea’s…
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Talking TPA on The Duane Lester Show

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2015

Amy Miller interviewed on The Duane Lester Show.

Talking TPA on The Duane Lester Show

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6/26/2015 at 8:44pm
This week I had the privilege of appearing on The Duane Lester Show alongside Andrew Langer of the Institute for Liberty for a discussion on TPA, TPP, and the importance of Congressional oversight during the drafting of trade agreements. The debate surrounding the Trade Promotion Authority bill has been long, weedy, and…
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ISIS-inspired terror attacks kick off Ramadan ‘Month of Disaster’

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2015

Coordination seems likely, but not confirmed

ISIS-inspired terror attacks kick off Ramadan ‘Month of Disaster’

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6/26/2015 at 7:10pm
Early this morning, we reported on the brutal terror attacks near Lyon, France that left one person decapitated and at least two others wounded. An ISIS flag was spotted over the scene of the attack—but the extremists didn’t stop there. Terrorists went on a three continent killing spree today, also attacking…
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NY prison escapee reportedly shot and killed by police

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2015

David Sweat still at large

NY prison escapee reportedly shot and killed by police

NY prison escapee shot and killed richard matt david sweat
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6/26/2015 at 5:05pm
According to a breaking news report from the Associated Press, New York prison escapee, Richard Matt, was shot and killed by police. The manhunt has been underway for close to three weeks. The other escapee, David Sweat, is still at large and being pursued by law enforcement. #BREAKING: NY prison escapee,…
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OPM Data Breach Controversy Archuleta White House Cover Up Scandal

OPM data breach disaster even more disastrous

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2015

Hackers reportedly accessed most sensitive info on federal workers

OPM data breach disaster even more disastrous

OPM Data Breach Controversy Archuleta White House Cover Up Scandal
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6/26/2015 at 3:30pm
Revelations of the Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) massive data breach seems to get worse by the day. Thursday we discussed that per the FBI, the number of people who’s personal data was compromised is upwards of 18 million. OPM’s estimates were around 4 million. In a hearing Thursday, it was revealed…
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Trump Second In Latest NH Primary Poll–But Does It Matter?

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2015

…not likely

Trump Second In Latest NH Primary Poll–But Does It Matter?

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6/26/2015 at 1:30pm
Polling is to politics as statistics are to baseball. Everybody is always looking at them, analyzing them, doing deep dives into the data and ultimately coming up with some way to determine if the numbers they see are a good predictor of future events. In baseball, you have a better chance than…
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Scott Walker WI gun laws

Walker Goes Full Honey Badger on WI Gun Laws

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2015

The Honey Badger don’t give a … about Obama’s gun control demands.

Walker Goes Full Honey Badger on WI Gun Laws

Scott Walker WI gun laws
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6/26/2015 at 12:00pm
After the Charleston shootings, there was a renewed push by President Obama for restricting access for law-abiding citizens to guns. Scott Walker wasn’t having any of it. He signed into law a loosening of waiting periods that have been on the books for decades. From FOX News: Wisconsin Gov. Walker ends decades-old waiting period for…
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America Reacts to Supreme Court Gay Marriage Ruling

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2015

It’s a SCOTUS-palooza…where do you stand?

America Reacts to Supreme Court Gay Marriage Ruling

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6/26/2015 at 10:18am
Today’s ruling in the Obergefell same-sex marriage case sent shockwaves rolling across the nation. Fox News correspondent Shannon Bream read the decision on the air as the crowd outside the Court cheered: Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com The scene outside the Supreme Court right now is kind of a circus: The scene outside…
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https://youtu.be/Qa-dWO2Xnyo

Supreme Court Ruling – Gay Marriage A Constitutional Right

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2015

14th Amendment requires states license same-sex marriage and recognize other state marriages.

Supreme Court Ruling – Gay Marriage A Constitutional Right

https://youtu.be/Qa-dWO2Xnyo
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6/26/2015 at 10:02am
[Note – this post addresses the Court ruling. See our Reactions post for how America is responding to the ruling.] There are four cases consolidated for the Court to answer two questions: The cases are consolidated and the petitions for writs of certiorari are granted limited to the following questions: 1) Does the Fourteenth…
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http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/man-decapitated-in-apparent-france-terror-attack

French Terror Attack – Beheading, Explosions

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2015

ISIS flag at factory after attempt to blow it up.

French Terror Attack – Beheading, Explosions

http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/man-decapitated-in-apparent-france-terror-attack
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6/26/2015 at 8:27am
The details are just coming in, but there has been a terror attack at a gas factory near Lyon, France. At least one, possibly two, attackers beheaded a man and posted his head on a fence, and tried (unsuccessfully) to blow up the factory. We will update as more details are confirmed. French media…
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Bumper Stickers - Virginia - Proud Capitalist close up

Public Enemy No. 1

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2015

Who you gonna call, the Supreme Court?

Public Enemy No. 1

Bumper Stickers - Virginia - Proud Capitalist close up
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6/26/2015 at 7:00am
From J: From Charlottesville, VA. Someone clearly didn’t get the hopenchange memo. Doesn’t this driver know that capitalists are more evil than ISIS? At least ISIS isn’t destroying the ozone with its factories and SUVs. ER, scratch the SUVs part.