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GOP pushback on AR-15 ammo ban might be worse than useless


President Obama is continuing to play ‘catch me if you can’ with Republicans as he instructs his BATF to reclassify a popular ammunition caliber so the agency can ban it Barack Obama, the “constitutional law professor,” must have finally figured out there is no way he can avoid running up against the Second Amendment when it comes to one of ...

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McConnell’s plan to pass DHS funding is the definition of political cowardice


Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell thought he had a way to force Democrats to support a House-passed bill that funds DHS but not the President’s executive amnesty, however, he decided to blink instead, demonstrating once more the dearth of GOP leadership in the ‘august’ upper chamber Republican leaders have not shown much backbone in dealing with obstinate Democrats or President Obama when ...

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Congress fiddles (and spends) while our debt prepares to burn


The national debt, coupled with trillions in unfunded liabilities, is a debt bomb waiting to explode, and few on Capitol Hill seem interested enough to address it How do you know when Democrats are not being serious about the federal budget and spending? When, during election time, they pretend like our national debt is an issue that needs addressing. Of ...

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Real education reform means getting Washington out of the way


Federal education policies are expensive and produce substandard results, yet big government statists continue to oppose school choice initiatives that work because they devolve power from Washington, D.C. Big, fat, government types hate any public policy that devolves power away from centralized authority in Washington, D.C., but when states and cities are able to rip away some of that authority, ...

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Obama’s new cyber security proposals are privacy killers


The president is rightfully concerned about protecting the country from cyber attacks and large-scale hacking, but his ‘fix’ may be worse than the problem, at least where constitutional protections are concerned President Obama will sign a new executive order setting in motion greater cooperation between government and businesses in the sharing of cyber-threat information, as part of a broader effort ...

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Now even deportable illegal aliens are being allowed to stay


President Obama’s ‘fundamental transformation’ of American is continuing with executive actions of questionable constitutionality aimed at ‘legalizing’ millions of illegal aliens Slowly but ever so surely, President Barack Obama’s promised “fundamental transformation” of our country is proceeding. Now, even the most deportable illegal aliens are being permitted to remain in the United States, thanks to Obama policies of making up immigration ...

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