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Should Congress vote on Obama’s Iraq-Syria air war?

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Only a handful of times have U.S. presidents sought congressionally approved declarations of war before committing American military forces to battle, but that is the method called for by the Constitution The constitutionality of the War Powers Act of 1973 has never been successfully challenged in court because the Judicial Branch refuses to hear the case President Obama is merely ...

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How about an end-run around Obama, the Greenies and Keystone XL?

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President Obama has said he would make a timely decision on the Keystone XL pipeline but he has consistently put it off, angering oil interests in Canada As an aside, there is a new effort underway to build a pipeline across Canada instead Obama and the U.S. government would not be able to stop that project, though American consumers would definitely ...

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Secretive Obama administration working overtime to restrict your access to information

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Before his first term, President Obama promised that his would be ‘the most transparent’ administration ever Not only is that not the case, but the Obama White House has worked harder to suppress the media and the free flow of information than just about any administration in history Politically favored groups are sheltered and political appointees are protected By Charles ...

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A rare, teachable moment for Gwyneth Paltrow

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One of Hollywood’s biggest liberals wants to give President Obama dictatorial powers, but does she even realize the ramifications of doing just that? By Jon E. Dougherty You’ve got to hand it to actress Gwyneth Paltrow. When it comes to lavishing praise on her favorite politician, President Barack Obama, she is neither shy nor sparing. In a recent mega-fundraiser at her ...

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Political correctness is putting the president in danger

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The recent scaling of the White House fence and penetration of the White House itself laid bare the PC nonsense of gender-based physical standards Diana Furchtgott-Roth says such standards have endangered Presidents and are discriminatory towards men Tough jobs are tough jobs but lesser physical standards for women actually put them in greater danger  The Obama administration’s – and Democrats’ – uber-liberalism is becoming ...

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Obama is Out to Destroy Legitimate Businesses

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Operation Choke Point is a Justice Department initiative supposedly aimed at targeting illegal business activity, but increasingly critics see it as targeting politically incorrect businesses and industries Payday lenders, gun makers and sellers, and payment transaction services are being hit hardest Conservatives and libertarians are certain of one thing: They both believe that government should not be in the business ...

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Coming tsunami of Obamacare cancellations will hurt Democrats in November

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Several Democrats up for reelection in November are trying to distance themselves from Obama – and Obamacare, even though they voted for it in 2010 Democrats, then, are responsible for the coming loss of health insurance plans for millions of Americans Next up: Employers that can no longer afford to cover employees will dump them into the Obamacare exchanges, costing taxpayers ...

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