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February 17, 2015

What is the Islamic State? Where did it come from, and what are its intentions? The simplicity of these questions can be deceiving, and few Western leaders seem to know the answers. In December, The New York Times published confidential comments by Major General Michael K. Nagata, the Special Operations commander for the United States in the Middle East, admitting…

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February 17, 2015

In a decision which is to have a profound impact on both the immigration debate and the currently stalled funding of the Department of Homeland Security, a federal court judge in Texas has issued a Temporary Restraining Order preventing implementation of Obama’s Immigration executive action. The Order and 123-page Opinion are embedded in full below. From a political perspective, if…

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February 17, 2015

Late last year, President Obama called on the Federal Communications Commission to enact far-reaching regulations that would grant the federal government unprecedented control over the internet. The concept of “net neutrality” is based on Internet Service Providers (ISPs) treating all internet traffic “equally.” However, Obama has advocated for far more than is needed to achieve this concept by calling on…

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February 16, 2015

A Virginia school district has decided to scrap a policy that allowed it to interrogate Christian homeschool teenagers and their parents about their religious beliefs. Last November Douglas Pruiett and his wife received a letter from Goochland County Public Schools about the district’s requests for religious exemptions for homeschool students. Under the updated rules, once a child turns 14-years-old, the…

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February 16, 2015

A piece of legislation labeled HB 503 is barreling its way through the Alabama State Legislature. It is commonly referred to as “The Tim Tebow Bill” across Alabama. That’s not because of the way its supporters have lowered a shoulder in an attempt to see the measure reach Gov. Robert Bentley’s desk. Tebow was the Heisman Trophy winner and National…

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February 16, 2015

DALLAS, Texas — Increasingly, homeschoolers have come under attack by Big Education. Most recently, in Connecticut. Governor Dannel Malloy created an advisory commission that preliminarily sought to mandate involuntary mental health screenings for homeschoolers, citing the tragic 2012 Newtown shooter Adam Lanza as a reason for tighter control. However, Breitbart News called this a “knee-jerk reaction,” pointing out that there…

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February 16, 2015

DALLAS, Texas — Increasingly, homeschoolers have come under attack by Big Education. Most recently, in Connecticut. Governor Dannel Malloy created an advisory commission that preliminarily sought to mandate involuntary mental health screenings for homeschoolers, citing the tragic 2012 Newtown shooter Adam Lanza as a reason for tighter control. However, Breitbart News called this a “knee-jerk reaction,” pointing out that there…

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February 13, 2015

In 2013, Dr. Ben Carson made the egregious sin of stating the marriage was between a man and a woman. That comment put him in the same category as the KKK and neo-Nazi activists, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, which included Carson on their “Extremist Watch List” as “anti-LGBT.” Now, the SPLC has acknowledged that that decision may…

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February 13, 2015

If Brian Williams, the anchor and face of NBC News, goes, others should march right out the door behind him. Williams, in 2003, filed a report about his experiences in Iraq. He accurately reported that a helicopter an hour in front of his took fire from an RPG. But over the years the story morphed into Williams claiming that his…

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February 13, 2015

Obama wants Congress to endorse his hesitant anti-ISIS strategy. Napoleon famously said that in warfare if you vow to take Vienna—take Vienna. President Obama ’s version of that aphorism might be—on the way to Vienna stop to summer in Salzburg, only use air power, and if the fighting isn’t over in a couple of years call the whole thing off….

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February 13, 2015

The amazing muroid hind anatomy of Rattus norvegicus may be the product of eons of mind-bendingly complex Darwinian refinement, but I still don’t give a rat’s ass what Scott Walker thinks about evolution. And neither does anybody else. Not really. Governor Walker, making the rounds in London as part of his plan to relocate from Madison to Washington — the…

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