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The North Carolina Conservative Who Wants to Lead the Freedom Caucus

Posted: December 2, 2016 at 1:22 pm   /   Friends

Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., hopes to become the next chairman of the House Freedom Caucus. And he has big plans for what he’ll accomplish in the role. “From day one since our founding almost two years ago, the mission of the Freedom Caucus has been to give a voice to the countless Americans who feel […]

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Cruz Warns the GOP: Deliver or Else

Posted: November 29, 2016 at 5:54 pm   /   Elections, Features, Top Stories

No More Business As Usual Back in December 2014, not long after Republicans captured clear majorities in the House and Senate, Senator Ted Cruz took to the Senate floor to debate the pending omnibus spending bill in the lame-duck session of Congress. He called on the newly elected Republican Senators to make good on their […]

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Bringing the Party Together: Toward a Principled Populism

Posted: November 29, 2016 at 12:00 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

From the Office of Senator Mike Lee:  “To elevate the condition of men–to lift artificial weights from all shoulders, to clear the paths of laudable pursuit for all, to afford all an unfettered start and a fair chance, in the race of life.” –Abraham Lincoln “It is much more important to kill bad bills than […]

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Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation of 1789

Posted: November 24, 2016 at 6:00 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

As we prepare to gather with family and friends for Thanksgiving, may we be reminded in the words of President George Washington what it means to give thanks, and to Whom all thanks is to be given. Thanksgiving Proclamation – October 3, 1789 By the President of the United States of America, a Proclamation. Whereas […]

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Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

Posted: November 23, 2016 at 3:51 pm   /   Features, Top Stories

Although Thanksgiving has been part of the American story since the first settlers came to North America, it was President George Washington who issued the first official Thanksgiving Proclamation in 1789 following a resolution of Congress. The holiday we celebrate was proclaimed by President Lincoln during the Civil War. It was established in law by […]

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Immigration: Obama’s Lawless Legacy

Posted: October 17, 2016 at 4:43 pm   /   Elections, Features, Politics

It is part of presidential history that Barack Obama was committed to pursuing amnesty for illegal aliens from the day he took office. He never wavered in his commitment. He simply changed tactics when he faced the reality of public and Congressional opposition. Obama took the pragmatic route to amnesty. It worked. This is the […]

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Transgender Bathrooms and Obama’s Executive Overreach

Posted: May 23, 2016 at 8:24 pm   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

President Barack Obama’s latest directive to public schools across the nation mandating that transgender students be allowed to use the restroom and locker room facilities of their choice, in but the latest example of federal overreach, is one that should be aggressively responded to by every state in an assertion of their right to govern […]

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Senate Republicans Outspend Obama

Posted: May 17, 2016 at 10:49 am   /   Politics

One step forward, two steps back. Such is the lot of the Republican party. The Senate passed an appropriations bill $261 million higher than President Obama requested by a vote of 90-8. Republicans hope that voters will remember this act of governance in November with multiple seats in both the House and Senate available. Unfortunately […]

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Forget Republican or Democrat – What Matters is Effective Government

Posted: April 4, 2016 at 5:19 pm   /   Arizona, Elections, Features, Politics, Top Stories

Another election season is upon us and once again Americans are being inundated with a deluge of messaging, often in carefully scripted, poll tested statements that have become the norm in politics today, and although this current cycle has seen the rise of a candidate in Donald Trump with a much more freewheeling gregariousness, the […]

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