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January 10, 2017

ANALYSIS/OPINION: When the Senate Judiciary Committee begins hearings on Sen. Jeff Sessions’ nomination as attorney general, it will be about a lot more than Mr. Sessions, who Democrats and their media allies began knee-capping the moment his nomination was announced in November. It’s the intro match for the Big Fight — Donald Trump’s first Supreme Court nominee. The Democrats and…

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January 9, 2017

Yes, fake news is a real problem. I’m not talking about the random garbage that shows up in your Facebook feed about aliens and giant conspiracies that send people into tinfoil rage spirals. I’m talking about what is presented as news by legitimate news outlets. Much of what you see presented as news on cable news networks is not news…

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January 9, 2017

Even those repulsed by the recent campaign will focus on Congress and the new President as “gridlock” gives way to — what? The political-science notion of “unified control by one Party” doesn’t begin to explain it. If the U.S. had a parliamentary system, President Donald Trump’s coalition in Congress would consist of three distinct parties: (1) Economic Nationalists fed up…

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January 9, 2017

There is a word missing from the non-classified report issued Friday, in which three intelligence agencies assess “Russia’s Influence Campaign Targeting the 2016 US Presidential Election.” The FBI, CIA, and NSA elide any mention of . . . “Podesta.” Seems like a pretty significant omission — not just because of how the 2016 campaign played out but also in light of the intelligence community’s…

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January 6, 2017

Source: Anti-Israel Obama Administration Follows World’s Lead on Middle East Politics | National Review World opinion against Israel comes from a great many factors — especially a certain ancient one. Secretary of State John Kerry, echoing other policymakers in the Obama administration, blasted Israel last week in a 70-minute rant about its supposedly self-destructive policies. Why does the world —…

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January 6, 2017

Source: Black Thugs Torture White Disabled Man: Speak Truth, Leftists | National Review When you celebrate thugs, you get more thugs. Stop the madness. The video is horrible. A young white man is bound and gagged on the floor, huddled in a corner. A group of black men and women beat him, kick him, and cut his hair until his scalp…

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January 6, 2017

Source: Chicago Carnage: What Can Be Done? – Cal Thomas Chicago has come a long way from the idealized lyric “my kind of town, Chicago is,” which Frank Sinatra made famous. True, Chicago has a history of gangland murders going back to the days of Al Capone, but 2016 set a new and lamentable record. According to CNN, citing figures…

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January 6, 2017

Source: Preparing a Smooth Transition for the Repeal of Obamacare It is vital that the new Administration, Congress, and state officials orchestrate a smooth and methodical transition for the repeal of Obamacare. For this smooth transition to take place, Congress should act immediately to initiate repeal and the Administration should take aggressive administrative actions to stabilize the private market for…

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January 6, 2017

Source: These 6 Battlefields in 2017 Could Determine Religious Freedom’s Future | First Liberty Powerful institutions are manipulating the law to secularize America and make people of faith into second-class citizens. But in 2017, attorneys defending religious freedom have an opportunity to change that secular future. Perhaps the most promising opportunity lies in six areas of legal conflict—six “battlefields”—within the…

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January 5, 2017

Lawmakers from both sides will face a big challenge when it comes to deciding what to do about Obamacare, political strategist and Fox News correspondent Karl Rove said Wednesday. “The Republican challenge is that they need to reassure those people who have private insurance on Obamacare that they will be taken care of, and reassure them that they aren’t going…

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January 5, 2017

“Disagreement is not the same thing as hate,” the HGTV star wrote. By Liberty McArtor Published on January 4, 2017 House-flipping celebrity Chip Gaines encouraged people to “lovingly disagree” in a blog post on Monday. “If there is any hope for all of us to move forward, to heal and to grow — we have got to learn to engage…

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