Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Libel Against Thomas Jefferson Continues

February 28, 2017 at 10:33AM - libel-against-thomas-jefferson-continues

Despite a lack of evidence, sloppy journalists and even some irresponsible historians persist in perpetuating the ugly charge that Thomas Jefferson fathered children by his slave Sally Hemings.

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Sunday, February 26, 2017

Will Republicans Renege on ObamaCare Repeal?

February 26, 2017 at 03:45PM - will-republicans-renege-on-obamacare-repeal

Republicans made repeal of ObamaCare a huge issue in 2014 and in 2016, but now that they have both houses of Congress and the White House, they are having trouble cobbling together the votes to actually terminate the program.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Is the U.S. Intelligence Community Believable?

February 22, 2017 at 06:00PM - is-the-u-s-intelligence-community-believable

Can we trust the U.S. intelligence community when they say that Russia “hacked the election” to help Trump? Consider a past intelligence failure: Iraq’s alleged WMDs.

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Woman Chess Player Makes Move for Religious Liberty

February 22, 2017 at 04:47PM - woman-chess-player-makes-move-for-religious-liberty

A great chess player, Nazi Paikidze-Barnes, had made many powerful moves in her career. Now she is making a move for religious liberty.

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George Washington’s Christianity

February 22, 2017 at 01:52AM - george-washington-s-christianity

Many infidels like to say that George Washington was a deist. But the historical record strongly suggests that he was a sincere believer in the deity of Jesus Christ, and trusted Him for the salvation of his soul.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

France Criminalizes Pro-life Speech

February 21, 2017 at 11:47AM - france-criminalizes-pro-life-speech

Now, the French Socialist government has criminalized pro-life views — if the government considers those views "misleading."

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Friday, February 17, 2017

Will California Cut off Tax Receipts to Feds in Sanctuary Cities Dispute?

February 17, 2017 at 03:50PM - will-california-cut-off-tax-receipts-to-feds-in-sanctuary-cities-dispute

California is threatening to stop federal income tax receipts from going to the federal government if the federal government cuts off funds to sanctuary cities. If California succeeds, could this open options for other states to defy the federal government's use of denial of federal funds in other areas?

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

The Left’s Hypocritical Anti-Trump Tax Protest

February 15, 2017 at 09:45AM - the-lefts-hypocritical-anti-trump-tax-protest

Liberals in the California Legislature are launching an effort to withhold the federal taxes of the state's citizens in order to protest against the election of Donald Trump.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Climate Lawsuit Threatens Free Speech

February 14, 2017 at 05:03PM - climate-lawsuit-threatens-free-speech

A libel suit against some critics of the doctrine of human-caused global climate change is a threat to a robust public debate on all sorts of political issues.

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Monday, February 13, 2017

BLM Agent in Bundy Case Accused of Misconduct in Bundy Case

February 13, 2017 at 06:00PM - blm-agent-in-bundy-case-accused-of-misconduct-in-bundy-case

A key Bureau of Land Management (BLM) agent in the case involving cattle rancher Clive Bundy is accused of misconduct. However, the deeper issue is where is the constitutional basis for the federal government owning land in the states?

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Trump Supports Civil Asset Forfeiture Even Without Conviction

February 08, 2017 at 04:00PM - trump-supports-civil-asset-forfeiture-even-without-conviction

At a White House meeting with sheriffs from across the country, President Trump appeared to support Civil Asset Forfeiture without conviction of a crime.

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Cruz and Sanders Debate ObamaCare Repeal on CNN

February 08, 2017 at 08:36AM - cruz-and-sanders-debate-obamacare-repeal-on-cnn

In a debate on the provision of healthcare in the United States, the starkly different views of Senators Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders provided for a lively and informative 90-minute debate on CNN.

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

John Brown’s Lethal Legacy

February 07, 2017 at 12:00PM - john-brown-s-lethal-legacy

John Brown, the abolitionist-turned-murderer who tried to incite a slave revolt, is held as a role model for liberals because his murders of innocents directly fueled the Civil War.

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Friday, February 3, 2017

President Supports Congressional Efforts to Free Pulpit Political Speech

February 03, 2017 at 08:58AM - president-supports-congressional-efforts-to-free-pulpit-political-speech

Trump and the Republican Congress appear poised to repeal the Johnson Amendment, which restricts the free-speech rights of American churches.

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Thursday, February 2, 2017

Democrats Delay Pruitt Confirmation for EPA; Republicans Strike Back

February 02, 2017 at 09:16AM - democrats-delay-pruitt-confirmation-for-epa-republicans-strike-back

After years of buckling to the Democrats, Republicans — now perhaps inspired by the more combative spirit of the man in the White House — are fighting back. Will this be the "new normal?"

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Neil Gorsuch: An “Originalist”

February 01, 2017 at 08:25AM - trump-s-supreme-court-pick-neil-gorsuch-an-originalist

In one of the most important actions any president can make, President Donald Trump has nominated Appeals Court Judge Neil Gorsuch to the vacant seat on the U.S. Supreme Court.

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