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Stop Scaring The Children

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 13, 2016 at 8:30pm 5/13/2016 at 8:30pm

Andy Stanley has a message for the forty-five and older crowd — stop scaring the children.

Why? Youngsters take cues from older generations. If all they hear is doom and gloom, there’s a pretty good chance they’re going to buy into the Apocalypse is nigh! hogwash.

“Many of you have grown...

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The Closing of the American Mind: on undermining the American political tradition

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 2, 2016 at 8:30pm 5/2/2016 at 8:30pm

Allan Bloom’s book The Closing of the American Mind was published in 1987, which is now very close to 30 years ago. And yet its relevance has only grown in the intervening years. It describes the influence of the left on the university and what it teaches, and how it has...

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MS State Rep to Constituent Opposed to Tax Cuts: Move back to Illinois

http://www.oliverstaterep.com/#!meet-karl/ctvq
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 21, 2016 at 8:30am 3/21/2016 at 8:30am
http://www.oliverstaterep.com/#!meet-karl/ctvq

It seems that everyday residents of red states aren’t the only ones fed up with people moving to our states from their failed progressive fantasylands and bringing those failed policies with them.

One Mississippi State Representative echoed the sentiments of many of us; while I live in Florida, not Mississippi, Florida is...

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Please Don’t Discuss Politics at Thanksgiving Dinner

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 7:00am 11/25/2015 at 7:00am

Every year at the holidays, the left inevitably urges you to discuss politics with your Republican uncle and this year is no exception.

The Democratic Party even sent out the tweet below, via Twitchy:

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Study: Democrats Moving Left Faster Than Republicans Moving Right

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 11, 2015 at 7:15pm 10/11/2015 at 7:15pm

The meme we’ve been hearing for years is that radical right-wing “hard liners” are hijacking the Republican party and forcing it to the right; however, an interesting new study argues that Democrats are moving more quickly to the left than Republicans are moving to the right.  It also indicates that the...

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The Pope and Politics

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 11:30am 9/30/2015 at 11:30am

I’ve noticed that we seem to get the popes that match our times—a harmonic resonance between popes and other public leaders of the day.

That doesn’t mean that popes are overtly political, although there’s really no way for a pope to retreat completely from politics, unless he speaks on ritual matters only...

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Here we go: HUD releases new “fair housing” rule

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at 1:14pm 7/8/2015 at 1:14pm

Earlier this month, the Supreme Court (am I allowed to call it the “Kennedy Court” yet? That would be fun…) made serious waves in the administrative law world when it handed down a ruling that will make it much easier for activists to prove local-level discrimination against minority candidates for low...

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Now They Tell Us: Dems Warn Not To Politicize CBO

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 12:45pm 1/3/2015 at 12:45pm

Democrats, who have spent the better part of the last six years politicizing… everything, are suddenly concerned that Republicans might politicize the Congressional Budget Office with a new appointment.

Vicki Needham of The Hill reported:

Dems warn GOP: No ‘ideologue’ in budget job

Senate Democrats are warning Republicans to tread carefully with their selection...

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Johns Hopkins study: Huge gulf between D.C. political class and the rest of America

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 19, 2014 at 1:24pm 9/19/2014 at 1:24pm

A new study from Johns Hopkins University suggests exactly what many conservative activists have been complaining about for years: Washington is out of touch with the rest of America.

From Johns Hopkins:

Surveying 850 people who either work...

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Daniel Henninger – Why Can’t the Left Govern?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 28, 2014 at 10:30am 3/28/2014 at 10:30am

In a recent article at the Wall Street Journal, columnist Daniel Henninger posed this question:

Why Can’t the Left Govern?

Surveying the fall in support for the governments of Barack Obama, New York City’s progressive Mayor Bill de Blasio and France’s Socialist President François Hollande, a diagnosis of the current crisis begins to...

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