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Louisiana Passes Hate Crime Bill Protecting Police Amidst Freddie Gray Trial Backlash

Just in time for the Memorial Day holiday, the governor of Louisiana signed a bill into law protecting some of America’s finest heroes—but these ones are fighting off the battlefield. Aptly nicknamed the “Blue Lives Matter” bill, the movement will impose broader protections under the state’s existing hate crime law. In particular, Governor John Bel … Continue reading “Louisiana Passes Hate Crime Bill Protecting Police Amidst Freddie Gray Trial Backlash”

The U.S. Tax System has Spurred a Record Number of Expatriates

You’ve just finished completing your tax return. You know that you paid a lot of taxes last year, but after filling out one form after another it turned out that you owed more than you paid. The extra money that you lost to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) was enough to give you heartburn, but … Continue reading “The U.S. Tax System has Spurred a Record Number of Expatriates”

Dangers of Federal Gun Owner Database

Hawaii is considering a law that would place the names of all gun owners in the state in an FBI database. Supporters believe it’s a groundbreaking step to make Hawaii a national leader when it comes to safe gun laws according to the AP. The idea that placing the names of legal gun owners into a federal … Continue reading “Dangers of Federal Gun Owner Database”

Trump’s Unlikely New Supporters

With the Republican presidential nomination now secured by Donald Trump, all eyes are on the Democratic primary campaign. While Hillary Clinton has all but assured herself a victory, Bernie Sanders and his supporters remain engaged and fighting for every last vote. Preventing Clinton from turning her focus to Trump is proving costly, as it has dragged her … Continue reading “Trump’s Unlikely New Supporters”

Once Berned, Twice Shy: Bernie Digs In

Despite apparently very long odds, Bernie Sanders has refused to drop out of the race to become the Democratic Party’s nominee over opponent Hillary Clinton. Even political outsiders understand how unlikely his nomination is, leading many to wonder exactly why he’s still in the race. Can Sanders Still Win? According to a number of political … Continue reading “Once Berned, Twice Shy: Bernie Digs In”

Are Bill’s Not-So-Secret Indiscretions On or Off the Table?

Trump has been taking serious heat from feminists, and if the polls are at all accurate, even conservative women find The Donald “unfavorable.” But if feminist concerns are somehow relevant in the 2016 election, then what’s to become of Hillary Clinton as she clinches the democratic nomination? Going back into 2015, pundits have long speculated … Continue reading “Are Bill’s Not-So-Secret Indiscretions On or Off the Table?”

Will Obama Veto the 9/11 Bill Passed By the Senate?

If you hadn’t heard, the Senate unanimously passed a landmark bill recently that will at last allow U.S. citizens who were victims or whose family members were victims of terrorism to sue foreign governments if such governments were sponsors of terrorism. The bill, co-sponsored by Senator John Cornyn (R.-Texas), has been a long time coming … Continue reading “Will Obama Veto the 9/11 Bill Passed By the Senate?”

The Democrats’ New Whipping Boy: Exxon

Regardless of whether you believe in climate change or not, there’s a new target for progressives that appears to loom as large as Big Tobacco did almost two decades ago for anti-smoking forces (which ultimately extracted a landmark court settlement from the latter). The target in question? ExxonMobil, the largest American oil company and fifth-largest … Continue reading “The Democrats’ New Whipping Boy: Exxon”

The Creation of a “Transgender” Problem

By Robert Ringer I have a feeling that most people don’t really understand what the transgender bathroom issue is all about.  Obviously, it has nothing whatsoever to do with “civil rights.”  In reality, it’s nothing more than part of an overall radical-left strategy to create civil unrest.  (Yes, the Cloward-Piven strategy to collapse the welfare … Continue reading “The Creation of a “Transgender” Problem”

Trump Narrows Choice for Vice President

Whatever side of the line you stand on, Donald Trump’s considerations for Vice President will stir everyone’s interests. Each person he’s considering stands to either help or hurt his campaign in different ways. This man does an excellent job at polarizing people, so it stands to reason that his VP would have to start bringing … Continue reading “Trump Narrows Choice for Vice President”