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November 7, 1984: Ronald Reagan Wins Reelection in Landslide

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Posted by    Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 2:30pm 11/7/2015 at 2:30pm

On this day in 1984, President Ronald Reagan won 49 of 50 states and 525 of 538 electoral votes, winning reelection in an historic landslide.  His Democrat challenger Walter Mondale carried Minnesota, Mondale’s home state, and Washington DC for a total of 13 electoral votes.

[Image via ElectoralMap.net]

Watch Reagan’s January 1984 announcement...

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North Carolina Bans Sanctuary Cities

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Posted by    Monday, November 2, 2015 at 11:30am 11/2/2015 at 11:30am

Kate Steinle’s murder by an illegal immigrant with a violent criminal past and several deportations under his belt resulted in public outcry against sanctuary cities.  While the left-leaning media worked overtime trying to show there is no link between violent crime and illegal immigration (one even going so far as to...

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After strong debate performance, Ted Cruz defends legislative record

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Posted by    Sunday, November 1, 2015 at 5:35pm 11/1/2015 at 5:35pm

In the 48 hours immediately following the GOP debate, Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign raised over a million dollars.  His performance during the debate included some significant comments directed at the moderators that resulted in the highest score pollster Frank Luntz has seen in his career conducting debate focus groups.

The Business...

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Russian airliner crash in Sinai – What we know and don’t know

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Posted by    Sunday, November 1, 2015 at 3:30pm 11/1/2015 at 3:30pm

A Russian airliner “broke up in mid-air,” according to the head of Russia’s Air Transport Agency, Aleksandr Neradko, who stated that “all signs attest to the fact that the aircraft disintegrated in the air at a high altitude.”  All 224 people on board were killed.

CNN reports:

A Russian passenger plane crashed early...

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Post-debate Poll: Trump and Carson Lead, Followed By Cruz

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Posted by    Saturday, October 31, 2015 at 4:30pm 10/31/2015 at 4:30pm

While it seems clear that the loser of this week’s CNBC debate debacle was CNBC (and in many ways, the mainstream media as a whole), I was and am really curious to see post-debate polling.  Watching the debate, I couldn’t help but think that those ill-prepared, condescending, and generally unpleasant moderators...

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Amish challenge photo i.d. requirement for gun purchases

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Posted by    Friday, October 30, 2015 at 10:00am 10/30/2015 at 10:00am

As Obama stumps for gun control in Chicago, an interesting case has been filed in an effort to protect both religious liberty and the Second Amendment.  An Amish man from Pennsylvania attempted to purchase a gun via legal channels and was denied because...

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Sanders Delivers “Fiery Indictment” of Hillary . . . 11 Days Too Late

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Posted by    Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 6:00pm 10/25/2015 at 6:00pm

Watching Bernie Sanders declare that he’s about to say something that “may not be great politics” and then announce that “people are sick of hearing about Clinton emails,” many people wondered why on earth Sanders would hand such a major victory to Hillary during the first (and so far only) Democrat...

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Cruz Warns America is “One Liberal Justice Away From Irreparable Damage”

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Posted by    Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 4:35pm 10/25/2015 at 4:35pm

Ted Cruz has hit third place (behind Carson and Trump) and double-digits in Iowa.  He’s taken over Rubio’s third place spot according to Bloomberg.

Texas Senator Ted Cruz, at 10 percent, is the only other candidate [besides Carson and Trump] in double digits. He’s followed by Florida Senator Marco Rubio at 9...

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McConnell to Rand: Hey, How About Focusing on Your Senate Race?

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Posted by    Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 6:00pm 10/24/2015 at 6:00pm

Rand Paul’s disappointing poll numbers and fundraising for his presidential campaign are reportedly a cause for c...

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Twenty-four States Sue Obama Over Coal Plant Emissions Rule

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Posted by    Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 2:30pm 10/24/2015 at 2:30pm

Back in 2008, Obama suggested that it would be necessary to bankrupt the coal industry in his efforts to establish “green” energy alternatives—he wanted to “take coal off the table as an ideological matter.”

Here’s the clip:

The Daily Caller has a partial transcript of the above interview:

In 2008, Obama said his energy...

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As Jeb Bush Campaign Flounders, Rubio Becomes Target

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Posted by    Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 5:30pm 10/18/2015 at 5:30pm

Ahead of and with the release of the quarterly campaign fundraising totals, Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio are jostling for the top spot among establishment candidates.  Rubio has jumped to the fourth spot (below Trump, Carson, and Cruz), and Jeb, once considered an “

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Cruz: GOP Leadership are “Effective” . . . Democrat Leaders

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Posted by    Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 10:00am 10/18/2015 at 10:00am

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz has a history of pushing back against GOP leadership and arguing that too many Republicans in Congress are “election conservatives.”

Earlier this week, Cruz appeared on Hannity to discuss a new Fox poll that has him as third in the GOP presidential race (behind Trump...

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDRxbQlpqmo
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Posted by    Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 4:30pm 10/17/2015 at 4:30pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDRxbQlpqmo

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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