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Research and Destroy_ CDC gun studies

GOP Stops CDC 2nd Amendment “Research and Destroy” Mission

Posted by  ▪  June 28, 2015

“A gunshot isn’t a disease”

GOP Stops CDC 2nd Amendment “Research and Destroy” Mission

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6/28/2015 at 2:00pm
I don’t know about you, but I need some good news this week.  And there is a happy crumb to report: the House Appropriations Committee has rejected an amendment that would allow the CDC to “study the underlying causes of gun violence” (not that guns are violent in and of themselves,…
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Our Judicial Oligarchy

Posted by  ▪  June 28, 2015

The Supreme Court stole from all of us the right to govern ourselves.

Our Judicial Oligarchy

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6/28/2015 at 12:00pm
In response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decision, much of social media instantly descended into a mob of gleefulness, unrestrained by reason or critical thinking. People were so ecstatic at the arrival of nationwide same-sex marriage that they could not realize what they were losing in the process. Last Friday, the…
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Kathleen Sebelius wants you to know that she knows you love Obamacare

Posted by  ▪  June 28, 2015

Welcome to Opposite Land, land of opposites

Kathleen Sebelius wants you to know that she knows you love Obamacare

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6/28/2015 at 10:30am
Last week’s breathtakingly disappointing Supreme Court decision in the King v. Burwell Obamacare subsidy case still has activists reeling. Where do we go from here? Burwell was a narrow case, but its ruling is one more brick we’ll have to deal with when tearing down the health care house that Barack…
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Ted Cruz

Ted Cruz Proposes Judicial-retention Elections for Supreme Court Justices

Posted by  ▪  June 28, 2015

Wants Constitutional Amendment via Congress . . . or the States

Ted Cruz Proposes Judicial-retention Elections for Supreme Court Justices

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6/28/2015 at 9:00am
Ted Cruz is not at all happy with the recent Supreme Court decisions regarding ObamaCare subsidies and gay marriage, and  his solution is bound to be controversial. He’s proposing a constitutional amendment that would make the Supreme Court justices subject to judicial-retention elections. Here’s his tweet about it: I am proposing an amendment to…
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Probably thinks Gay Marriage Justice Kennedy is dreamy

Posted by  ▪  June 28, 2015

and Citizens United case majority opinion author Justice Kennedy is evil

Probably thinks Gay Marriage Justice Kennedy is dreamy

Bumper Sticker - Tenafly NJ - Teach
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6/28/2015 at 7:30am
From Joe: Parking lot of cafe Angelique in Tenafly New Jersey I think the driver needs to look in the mirror to find a hippie. The shadow knows I found it riding my bike.
 
Hillary Clinton All Lives Matter

#AllLivesMatter

Posted by  ▪  June 27, 2015

A special re-appearance of the Saturday Night Card Game

#AllLivesMatter

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6/27/2015 at 8:41pm
There, I said it. And so did Hillary Clinton, creating a backlash: Hillary Rodham Clinton is facing backlash for saying that “all lives matter” in an African-American church in Missouri on Tuesday, offending some who feel that she is missing the point of the “black lives matter” mantra. Mrs. Clinton’s remarks at Christ the…
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Obama: Join the Army, Measure Ice!

Posted by  ▪  June 27, 2015

Our troops may find bigger glaciers . . . unexpectedly!

Obama: Join the Army, Measure Ice!

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6/27/2015 at 7:00pm
One one hand, it is comforting to know President Obama can target the enemy and use American resources to counter it. On the other hand, it is very disturbing when that enemy is . . . climate change. Obama is acting upon his delusion that the biggest global security threats involve weather patterns…
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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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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

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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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