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Neither Obama nor Republicans talked about restoring liberty during State of the Union

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As more of our liberty is consumed by bigger and bigger government, our leaders respond with ideas that will only hasten freedom’s demise By Jon E. Dougherty On Tuesday we ran a story detailing how much new regulations issued by the Obama administration in 2014 were going to cost the economy this year (and beyond). The figure was hardly insignificant – $181.5 billion in new ...

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Top 5 laws the GOP should repeal in 2015

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With congressional majorities and a Democrat in the White House, Republicans will still have a tough time moving their agenda, but they have an opportunity nonetheless to reestablish themselves as the party of small government – and they should  Though Republicans now control both chambers of Congress, the party still has a formidable task ahead in trying to genuinely reform the ...

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Justin Amash just fought a lonely (and losing) battle against unlawful government surveillance

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With nearly no public notice or debate, Congress on Wednesday approved legislation that critics say blesses the warrantless collection, dissemination and five-year retention of everyday Americans’ phone and Internet communications. The controversial language was quietly incorporated into an intelligence authorization bill that passed the Senate on Tuesday and then the House on Wednesday. The legislation, privacy advocates say, sanctions for the first time ...

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No, the White House was NOT vindicated by the recent House Benghazi report

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A number of findings in a recently released House Intelligence Committee report clear some officials, condemn others, and still leave many details yet to be fully explained Left-wing liberals in the media and political world have taken a recently disclosed House report about Benghazi and, in particular, the Obama administration’s role in what happened there, wildly out of context. That ...

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The House is Right to Sue Obama

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There are several realities at play here that make the House’s decision to seek redress via the Judicial Branch a better play, in our view In late July, the GOP-controlled House voted to file a lawsuit against President Barack Obama over his alleged misuse of executive authority, largely to delay implementation of several provisions of the Affordable Care Act. “Branches of ...

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This LIBERAL constitutional attorney says Obama’s amnesty action a major threat

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Some liberal scholars who admittedly support Obama’s left-wing agenda do not support the manner in which he is enacting it, and one of those is Jonathan Turley ‘It’s becoming a particularly dangerous moment if the president is going to go forward’ Most left-wing moderators, news talking heads and Democrats are perfectly fine with President Obama’s “liberal” interpretation of his Executive Branch authority ...

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Well, Obama issued executive amnesty: Will Republicans stand for it?

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As he has promised to do for months, President Obama launched a broadside against the U.S. Constitution last night, introducing a plan to enact executive amnesty despite having zero legal authority to do so Republican leaders have vowed to block or oppose Obama’s amnesty, but what are they really prepared to do? The vast Republican base hates amnesty, doesn’t want it ...

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