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Trump-Backed Health Care Bill Stalls. Here’s How Other Presidents Responded to Early Setbacks

Posted: March 24, 2017 at 3:45 pm   /   Politics

President Donald Trump’s next moves might be some of the most important of his presidency. “So now we are going to go for tax reform,” @POTUS says. On Friday, he suffered a legislative defeat on the House bill to replace Obamacare, delivered in part by members of his own party in Congress. Presidential historians say […]

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Vandals Spray-Paint LGBT Slogans on Marriage Groups’ Tour Bus Near UN

Posted: March 24, 2017 at 3:23 pm   /   Politics

Two men spray-painted and smashed the windshield of a tour bus used by the National Organization for Marriage in “broad daylight” Thursday in New York City, the pro-marriage group says. The two men “approached the bus with a can of spray paint and a hammer and they began spray-painting on the side of the bus,” […]

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What House GOP Leadership Should Do Now on Obamacare Repeal

Posted: March 24, 2017 at 3:09 pm   /   Politics

This afternoon, the House canceled a scheduled vote on the American Health Care Act—the House leadership bill to partially repeal Obamacare—once it became clear that there were not the votes for passage. While the bill contained a number of provisions that were good conservative policies, a major reason it fell short was that too many […]

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Trump Calls House Freedom Caucus ‘Friends,’ Says Health Care Bill Was ‘Hard Vote’ for Them

Posted: March 24, 2017 at 2:53 pm   /   Politics

Following House Speaker Paul Ryan’s decision to withdraw a bill repealing and replacing Obamacare, President Donald Trump attempted to mend the factions of the Republican conference and reiterated his support for the House Freedom Caucus. “This is a hard time for them,” Trump said of the Freedom Caucus. “This is a hard vote.” Republicans were […]

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Why Wisconsin’s Irrational Ban on Outside Butter Needs to Go

Posted: March 24, 2017 at 2:30 pm   /   Politics

Two inmates arrive at a Wisconsin jail. One asks the other, “What are you in for?” “Possession with intent to sell heroin. You?” The first replies, “That’s it? I’m here for possession with intent to sell butter.” True enough, this conversation didn’t happen. But it might as well have. Today in Wisconsin, a crony regulatory […]

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Confronting Terrorism Is Every American’s Responsibility

Posted: March 24, 2017 at 2:11 pm   /   Politics

Wednesday’s terrorist attack near Parliament in London—on the one-year anniversary of the Brussels airport attack—is a vivid reminder not only of the enduring nature of post-9/11 terrorism, but of how the threat continues to evolve. Despite steady Islamist goals for high-profile attacks on Western targets and the continuing risk to airlines and other transportation modes, […]

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We Don’t Have to Choose Between Putin and George Soros

Posted: March 24, 2017 at 1:35 pm   /   Politics

“The enemy of my enemy is my friend” is a proverb that has long, and apparently mistakenly, been attributed to Bedouins. It’s unfair to them, as it contains the false-dichotomy fallacy. Sometimes the saying is correct, as when the Allies decided in World War II to side with Stalin against Hitler. Other times, both options […]

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Texas High School Allows Muslim Students to Curse Jews and Christians!

Posted: March 24, 2017 at 1:10 pm   /   Politics, Top Stories

Are you aware that during the five times daily calls to prayer Muslims recite Sura 1, Verse 7, also known as Fatihah or “Opening,” 17 times each day? Did you know that Verse 7 condemns Jews and Christians?  This means that Muslims curse Jews and Christians over 6,000 times per year! Remarkably, this verse was recited […]

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US-Led Coalition Must Keep the Pressure on ISIS

Posted: March 24, 2017 at 1:02 pm   /   Politics

Ministers from the 68 nations that comprise the Global Coalition to Counter ISIS converged on Washington, D.C. this week to discuss how best to counter ISIS. Countries from the Middle East, Africa, Americas and Asia were represented. However, it says much about the nature of the current ISIS threat that 38 of the 68 countries […]

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