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Governor Ducey Takes Action On All Remaining Legislation

Posted: May 25, 2017 at 10:30 am   /   Politics, Top Stories

From the Office of Governor Doug Ducey,  PHOENIX — Governor Ducey took action today on 33 bills, clearing out all legislation remaining on the governor’s desk from the 2017 legislative session. The session saw historic achievements for Arizona, including the passage of a fiscally responsible budget that makes new investments in K-12 public schools and higher education […]

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Trump’s ‘Magnum Opus:’ The Inability to Accept Reality

Posted: May 25, 2017 at 9:00 am   /   Politics, Top Stories

By Meir Jolovitz* The irony was hard to miss. The headlines throughout the free world this week were quite similar, each a version of the following: President Trump asks the Muslim world to unite against terror. His thirty-five minute speech was the essence of the inability to accept reality. In what is sure to be […]

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ELDER: Great Moments in Fake News ‘Journalism’

Posted: May 25, 2017 at 7:30 am   /   Politics, Top Stories

What about President Donald Trump’s complaint about “fake news”? Let’s look at some examples of “Great Moments in ‘Journalism’” over the last few years. Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., in an appearance on ABC’s Sunday morning political show hosted by George Stephanopoulos, called former Democratic Alabama Gov. George Wallace a “Republican.” Ellison said, “At the same […]

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Trump’s Foreign Trip Sends Strong Message That American Leadership Is Back

Posted: May 25, 2017 at 7:16 am   /   Politics

President Donald Trump’s visit to the Middle East and Europe is framing the parameters of his foreign policy style. That style is characterized by forcefully stating American priorities based on strong traditional alliances, religious inclusiveness, and national interest. In his speech to Arab leaders in Saudi Arabia, Trump called this approach “principled realism.” Unlike the […]

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Now Jihad Kills Kids – The Big Reason Why

Posted: May 24, 2017 at 9:07 pm   /   Politics, Top Stories

The murderous attack in Manchester, England, by yet another jihadi terrorist at an Ariana Grande concert, specifically targeted young girls.  We can make it official, Jihad kills kids.  Slowly, and at great cost, the Western World comes up against a very hard truth.  Jihad will not disappear, no matter how tightly we close our eyes […]

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Key Takeaways From CBO Score of the Republican Health Care Bill

Posted: May 24, 2017 at 6:16 pm   /   Politics

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) updated their score of the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA) this week, prior to its being sent over to the Senate. This budgetary analysis projects that if passed into law, the AHCA would reduce the number of insured by 23 million, but would decrease the deficit by $119 billion […]

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In 3 Charts, The Biggest Revelations From New Obamacare Study

Posted: May 24, 2017 at 3:56 pm   /   Politics

Health care costs continue to rise under Obamacare. A report released Tuesday by the Department of Health and Human Services shows a significant hike in the average cost of individual plans since 2013 in thirty-nine states. In 2013, the average annual cost of a premium for an individual health care plan was $2,784. By 2017, […]

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Why Washington Hates Trump’s Budget

Posted: May 24, 2017 at 2:56 pm   /   Politics

The Trump administration is getting pushback on its 2018 federal budget, and it’s coming from elected officials on both sides of the aisle. Why does Washington find the budget plan so distasteful? As our video explains, maybe it’s because Trump’s budget focuses more on what’s good for taxpayers as opposed to what’s good for special […]

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Political and Economic Chaos in Brazil Highlights Need for Reforms

Posted: May 24, 2017 at 2:42 pm   /   Politics

There is not much good news coming out of Brazil these days. Political corruption scandals continue to rock the country, and the political instability has caused the nation’s stock market to crash. Judge Sergio Moro, who presides over the biggest corruption scandal of them all (dubbed Operation Car Wash), has become something of a folk […]

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