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Maher Challenges Sanders: How Will America Pay for Your Radical Agenda?

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Posted by    Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 4:30pm 10/17/2015 at 4:30pm
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Every once in a while, Bill Maher tip toes out of the progressive box and makes statements or asks questions that stun his audience and the media.

Reacting to Bernie Sanders’ agenda and its estimated $18 trillion price tag, Maher challenged him by asking how America will pay for his radical agenda.

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Army Officer Recommends No Jail Time for Bowe Bergdahl

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Posted by    Monday, October 12, 2015 at 8:30am 10/12/2015 at 8:30am

Earlier this year, we covered the charges that Bowe Bergdahl faced; these included desertion and misbehavior before the enemy.  He was facing a possible dishonorable discharge and life in prison.  Amy wrote at the time:

Last year, the United States released 5 high-profile al Qaeda commandos from the Guantanamo Bay detention facilities...

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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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As Hillary Self-Destructs, Biden Shrewd to Sit Back and Watch

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Posted by    Sunday, October 11, 2015 at 8:00am 10/11/2015 at 8:00am

Hillary Clinton struggles to get her campaign on track, lurching to the left on a variety of issues near and dear to the hearts of the progressive base and facing the fallout from her decisions as Secretary of State as

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Federal Court Blocks EPA’s Waters Rule Nationwide

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Posted by    Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 4:30pm 10/10/2015 at 4:30pm

In May, we covered the EPA’s Waters of the United States rule and just how far-reaching it is, and in August, the EPA decided that a federal injunction imposed in response to a suit filed by thirteen states didn’t apply nationally, stating that it applied only to those states that were...

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Joe Biden Announces Support for Transgender Troops

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Posted by    Monday, October 5, 2015 at 8:30am 10/5/2015 at 8:30am

Obama’s goal of reversing the ban on transgender troops serving openly in the military seems likely to manifest itself next year.  Reports suggest that the transgender ban is slated to end in May, 2016

In keeping with the Obama policy...

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Chaffetz Challenges McCarthy For House Speakership

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Posted by    Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 2:00pm 10/4/2015 at 2:00pm

Jason Chaffetz, Chairman of the House Oversight Committee and current target of a Secret Service smear campaign, has announced that he will be challenging Kevin...

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Will Illegal Immigrants Elect Hillary?

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Posted by    Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 12:00pm 10/4/2015 at 12:00pm
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As the Hillary campaign tries to rally in the face of favorability numbers that must be causing more than a few sleepless nights at Camp Hillary and new financial boosts to Bernie Sanders’ campaign, the news for Democrats is not all discouraging.  Apparently, there is a way that whomever the Democratic...

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Ben Carson Responds to Oregon Shooting: Yes, #IamAChristian

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Posted by    Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 12:00pm 10/3/2015 at 12:00pm

Upon learning that the Oregon shooter had asked his victims to state their religion before killing Christians on the spot, Dr. Ben Carson posted his own response to Facebook on Friday:  Yes, #IamAChristian.

Within hours, the post had generated “70,000 shares and more than half a million likes”—as of this writing, those...

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Boehner Takes Jab at GOP “False Prophets”

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Posted by    Monday, September 28, 2015 at 8:30am 9/28/2015 at 8:30am

In his first interview since his surprising announcement Friday that he is both resigning his role as Speaker of the House and his congressional seat at the end of October, John Boehner “unloads on GOP ‘false prophets'” on Face the Nation.

Politico reports:

In his first one-on-one interview since his resignation announcement, Speaker...

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As Hillary’s Numbers Tank, She Hits the Sunday Talk Circuit

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Posted by    Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 3:30pm 9/27/2015 at 3:30pm

On top of last Monday’s news that Hillary Clinton was underwater for the first time in New York state, polls released today show Hillary still losing ground against Sanders and her favorability underwater in almost all demographics.

NBC reports:

Hillary Clinton has lost ground to Bernie Sanders — she leads him by just...

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Cruz Rails Against “Politics of Surrender,” Urges Conservatives to Unite

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Posted by    Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 2:30pm 9/26/2015 at 2:30pm

On Wednesday, Ted Cruz published an article at Politco that skewered the Republican party’s “politics of surrender.”  He writes:

In 2010, we were told that Republicans would stand and fight if only...

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Gallup: 49% See Government as “Immediate Threat”

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Posted by    Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 6:30pm 9/24/2015 at 6:30pm

Gallup released an interesting poll this week showing that nearly half of all Americans view government as “an immediate threat to the rights and freedoms of ordinary citizens.”  Interestingly, this is “similar to what was found in previous surveys conducted over the last five years”; however, “when this question was first...

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Ted Cruz Discusses Amnesty on the Late Show

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Posted by    Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 2:00pm 9/24/2015 at 2:00pm

Earlier this week, Ted Cruz appeared on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert.  It was an interesting appearance in a few respects, but what stood out to me is how confident and relaxed Cruz remained in the face of Colbert’s questions and an often hostile audience.

When faced with Colbert’s regurgitation of...

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Post-debate Polls: Trump Still Leads, Carly Jumps to Second Place

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Posted by    Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 1:30pm 9/20/2015 at 1:30pm

Following her outstanding performance in the CNN GOP debate, Carly Fiorina has overtaken Ben Carson for second place in the GOP field.  According to a CNN poll released today, both Trump and Ben Carson have lost some support, while Carly has surged from 3% early this month to 15%.

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Marine Corps Pushes Back Against Decision to Ignore Study about Women in Combat

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Posted by    Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 11:44am 9/20/2015 at 11:44am

Last weekend, I wrote about Secretary of the Navy Mabus rejecting the Marine Corps study that showed that units with women underperform when compared to all-male units.

This week, the Marine Corps is pushing back and opening up a debate about whether or not Mabus can veto Marine Corps decisions.  The Marine...

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Hillary’s Accomplishments: A Snapshot of Nothing Much

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Posted by    Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 7:30pm 9/19/2015 at 7:30pm

During the CNN GOP debate, Carly Fiorina challenged Hillary supporters to name one of her accomplishments.

This is an exceedingly fair question of the former First Lady, sena...

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