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June 20th, 2018
SPLC-Hate-in-America
By: Dennis Prager – stream.org – June 19, 2018 “Antifa” is to violence what the Southern Poverty Law Center is to words. In short, it is a hate group on the left. The Moral State of Culture The SPLC smears individuals and groups it differs with by labeling them as some form of “hater”: “racist,” “white supremacist,” “extremist” and the...
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June 20th, 2018
By: Victor Davis Hanson – nationalreview.com – June 19, 2018 Much has been written — some of it either inaccurate or designed to obfuscate the issue ahead of the midterms for political purposes — about the border fiasco and the unfortunate separation of children from parents. Rich Lowry’s brief analysis is the most insightful. The media outrage usually does not...
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June 19th, 2018
Inside U.S. Customs and Border Protection detention facility
By: David French – nationalreview.com – June 18, 2018 It’s time for legislative impotence to end. One presidential administration enters into a consent decree that creates a “nationwide policy for the detention, release, and treatment of minors in the custody” of federal immigration authorities and makes it binding on future administrations. Another administration unilaterally implements a “catch and release” policy...
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June 18th, 2018
illegal immigrant family w/ border control
By: Rich Lowry – nationalreview.com – May 28, 2018 The latest furor over Trump immigration policy involves the separation of children from parents at the border. As usual, the outrage obscures more than it illuminates, so it’s worth walking through what’s happening here. For the longest time, illegal immigration was driven by single males from Mexico. Over the last decade,...
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June 18th, 2018
James Comey FBI 2014
By: The Editors – nationalreview.com – June 16, 2018 There is much to admire in Justice Department inspector general Michael Horowitz’s highly anticipated report on the FBI’s Clinton-emails investigation. Horowitz’s 568-page analysis is comprehensive, fact-intensive, and cautious to a fault. It is also, nonetheless, an incomplete exercise — it omits half the story, the Russia investigation — and it flinches...
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June 15th, 2018
AG Jeff Sessions
By: Melissa Quinn – washingtonexaminer.com – June 13, 2018 The Justice Department has rolled out a new initiative that aims to protect the ability of religious institutions to access facilities through increased enforcement of federal land use provisions. Called the “Place to Worship” Initiative, the project will emphasize the ability of places of worship and religious institutions to build, expand,...
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June 15th, 2018
Orthodox Jew in Airmont, NY
By: Staff – firstliberty.org – June, 2018 Welcome to Airmont, NY, a village born in bigotry The Village of Airmont’s infamous history has been well documented by the New York Times and others. Until 1991, Airmont was an unincorporated area of Ramapo, governed by the Town’s zoning decisions. In the mid-1980s, an organization called the Airmont Civic Association, Inc. (“ACA”),...
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June 14th, 2018
Jack Phillips
By: Jonathan Saenz – txvalues.org – June 4, 2018 This morning the U.S. Supreme Court released its Masterpiece Cakeshop decision, holding 7-2 that the Colorado government violated the constitutional rights (Free Exercise Clause) of private business owner and cake baker Jack Phillips. Last year, Texas Values joined 32 state family policy organizationsfrom across the country supporting Colorado cake shop owner Jack...
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June 11th, 2018
Harrold ISD & Guns
By: Rishika Dugyala – texastribune.org – March 22, 2018 All of Harrold Independent School District is packed into a two-story red brick building that sits off U.S. Highway 287, nestled among windmills, a water tower and farmland. The district serves kids from a 200-square-mile area in Wilbarger County near the Texas-Oklahoma border. Everyone knows everyone in this rural district with...
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June 8th, 2018
Alcatraz prison-bars
By: David Horowitz – conservativereview.com – June 5, 2018 Something funny happens when you actually take time to analyze a gravely transformative piece of legislation. It’s something that not a single member of the House who voted for the aptly named First Step Act got a chance to do: You understand the consequences of the bill. Proponents of the bill,...
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