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‘Carried Interest’: Let’s Not Increase Taxes on Our Economy’s Engine

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 08:30
Leftism is such an easy soundbite sell. Its a gaggle of five-second one-liners that seem to make perfect sense - right up until someone applies actual thought to any of them.

Would Baseball Team Have Mocked Tebow’s Religion Had He Been a Muslim?

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 07:15
The Charleston RiverDogs are in the doghouse with baseball fans after they incessantly mocked the Christian faith of Columbia Fireflies outfielder Tim Tebow.

Bernie Sanders, the Left, Christianity and the Constitution

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 07:00
Independence Day is almost here and, naturally, many are planning those Fourth of July barbecues.

That Special Election in Georgia

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 06:40
As you may remember, after last November I completely got out of the prediction business.

Lock Them Up!

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 04:36
James Comey, Loretta Lynch, and the Clintons should do time for their crimes. So should the unnamed leakers who give away state secrets as if they were handing out leaflets at a busy street corner.

A Murder In North Korea

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 19:30
When the news of the murder of American Otto Warmbier by North Korean goons broke Monday it was a trending topic on Twitter for a while.

Hollywood Loses Out by Often Ignoring the Family and Faith Audience

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 19:30
Why was the Golden Era of Hollywood (as seen in the quality of movies) way back in the 1930s and 40s? It was because of the salt from the Church, both Catholic and Protestant, influencing the outcome of the content.

Postal Service Wants Independence Without Responsibility Again

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 19:15
Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, is on his way out as chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. But the work he has begun on Postal Service reform will go on.

The Most Unpopular President Ever

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 19:01
Isnt that what the polls say? Democrats and the mainstream media constantly quote polls reporting that Donald Trump is the most unpopular president ever. Funny how this unpopular president just keeps winning and winning and winning.

Professor Calls White People "Inhuman"

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 19:01
A Connecticut college is facing national outrage after a professor posted a series of Facebook messages attacking white people along with a link to an essay that suggested first responders to last weeks congressional shootings shouldve let the lawmakers f***ing die.

Trump's Putin Crush, and Other Signs of Guilt

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 19:01
How do you identify the Trump supporters at a football game? Easy. They're the ones who leave at halftime. They assume they know the outcome.

When A Free Press Opposes Free Speech

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 19:01
The Charlotte Observer recently ran an editorial, which seeks to intentionally misinform the public about HB527 a bill to restore free speech on campuses in the UNC system.

The People Want Results

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 19:01
Even with a Republican victory, there are lessons to learn.

The Left Keeps Losing

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 19:01
The Democrats just lost two more elections.

Minimum Wage Laws are Destroying Jobs -- Just as Predicted

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 19:01
In the '60s my parents opened a small diner near downtown Los Angeles. As a child, I watched my parents sitting at the kitchen table, discussing their plans for what they considered a huge expansion of the business -- hiring a dishwasher. But my parents kept putting off the decision, in large part because of a proposed minimum-wage hike. This would've made the additional employee, as I recall my parents concluding, "too expensive."

The Left Has One More Argument: Kill Them!

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 16:00
After a Bernie Sanders supporter tried to commit mass murder last week -- the second homicidal Bernie supporter so far this year -- the media blamed President Trump for lowering the bar on heated political rhetoric by calling his campaign opponents cruel names like "Crooked Hillary" and "Lyin' Ted."

The Government Should Not Be Collecting Our Personal Data. Here’s Why.

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 06:28
As the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking (CEP) decides how much data the federal government should be allowed to collect and share on American citizens, its prudent to consider what damage has resulted from misuse of the data the government already has. Just two examples one newly discovered illustrate the danger of giving the government more and more access to citizen data, even with good intentions.

An 80 Percent Tax Surcharge on Millionaires? Don't Fall for It, Voters

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 05:30
Massachusetts voters have made some reckless choices over the years (two words: Barney Frank), but on the subject of income taxes their judgment has been consistently prudent and restrained.

Look Who Wants States and Communities to Control Drone Regulation

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 04:47
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., wants drones regulated, and she wants them regulated now. And, along with strong bi-partisan support, the goal is to have them primarily regulated at the state and local level.

Three Men Get ‘Married’ in Colombia and There Is No Slippery Slope

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 04:45
In 2016, same-sex marriage was legalized in Colombia. One year later, the courts have now recognized a polyamorous family of three men. And there is no slippery slope.

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