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January 29, 2015

This is truly unbelievable. What do kids do in the Northeast after a big storm? Well, they go door to door and offer to shovel their neighbors driveway. It’s the winter version of the lemonade stand. But – OF COURSE- progressive regulations have found a way to undermine this time honored tradition. Matt Molinari and Eric Schnepf, 18 year olds…

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January 29, 2015

When it comes to U.S. foreign policy, Americans must sometimes feel like Goldilocks in the three bears’ house. The porridge that was President George W. Bush’s “freedom agenda”—promising democracy for everyone from Karachi to Casablanca—was too hot. The mush that has been President Barack Obama ’s foreign policy—heavy on rhetoric about resets, pivots and engagement but weak in execution and…

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January 28, 2015

A form of Islamic law has taken force in Texas, right next door to Louisiana where Gov. Bobby Jindal has warned of Muslim immigrants who refuse to adopt Western culture. An Islamic Tribunal of four attorneys is operating in Dallas where it issues voluntary rulings on civil disputes, Breitbart Texas reported Tuesday. Taher El-badawi, one of the lawyers who call…

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January 28, 2015

“The Iranians are on the march,” warned John McCain Sunday. “Iran is building a new Persian Empire,” echoed Col. Ralph Peters. So alarmed is Speaker Boehner, he invited Bibi Netanyahu to come and challenge U.S. policy toward Iran from the same podium where the president delivered his State of the Union address. Bibi will make the case for new U.S. sanctions…

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January 27, 2015

Mathew D. Staver, dean of the Liberty University School of Law, said that efforts to change the definition of marriage to include same-sex “marriage” would be like trying to re-define the law of gravity, adding that, if it were tried, it would mark “the beginning of the end of Western civilization.” “We’ve never been in this situation before,” Staver said…

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January 27, 2015

Newsweek magazine decided to greet the start of 2015 with a massive cover story on the Bible. For decades now, major news magazines have tended to feature cover articles timed for Christmas and Easter, taking an opportunity to consider some major question about Christianity and the modern world. Leading the journalistic pack for years, both TIME and Newsweek dedicated cover…

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January 27, 2015

Barely five days after The New York Times ran a major news article on the firing of Atlanta’s fire chief for his views on homosexuality, a major Times opinion writer declared that religious liberty is a fine thing, so long as it is restricted to “pews, homes, and hearts” — far from public consequence. The firing of Kelvin Cochran as…

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January 27, 2015

On 9/11, American missionary Heather Mercer was 6,700 miles away from New York City, behind bars in a Kabul, Afghanistan, prison awaiting trial. Weeks earlier in August 2001, the Taliban arrested Mercer and her close friend, Dayna Curry. The two young women were ministering in Kabul through Shelter Now, a housing outreach organization. In one of the most dramatic stories…

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January 27, 2015

Following the January 7 massacre at the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris, where Islamic gunmen killed a dozen people because the satirical magazine had mocked the prophet of Islam, one thing has become clear: the number of atrocities committed in the name of Islam all around the world have become so frequent, so ubiquitous, that other, lesser hostilities by…

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January 26, 2015

The Iowa Freedom Summit this weekend became a major event, with 1,500 voters and 200 journalists crammed into an old theater near downtown Des Moines. It showcased more than a dozen potential Republican presidential candidates, and even though big names such as Mitt Romney, Jeb Bush, Senator Rand Paul, and Governor Bobby Jindal didn’t make it, voters and journalists were…

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January 23, 2015

Gov. Ducey Signs Bill Requiring Students to Score 60 out of 100 on Citizenship Exam to Graduate Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill requiring students to pass the U.S. citizenship exam in order to graduate from high school. Arizona legislators Thursday passed an education bill that requires students to pass the U.S. citizenship exam in order to graduate from…

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