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Why Freedom Is in Serious Jeopardy - The Dennis Prager

There are many ways in which to divide humanity — the decent and the indecent, the happy and the unhappy, the cowardly and the courageous, those who lead and those who follow, etc. Two major divisions that are less often noted but highly consequential are

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Washington School Banned 9/11 ‘Red, White, Blue’ Tribute as ‘Racially Insensitive’

A Washington high school banned students from wearing red, white, and blue for its “Patriot’s Day” game over concerns it would be offensive.

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Justice Department’s Foremost Felony Charge May Be on Thin Ice

More than eight months after the worst attack on Washington since the Civil War, as Joe Biden describes it, not a single American has been charged with sedition…

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Unlimited Power: The Latest Supreme Court Dissent Is A Window Into The Mind Of The COVID Bureaucracy

The left thinks its power is so broad as to be essentially limitless, and so singularly vested as to be checked virtually solely at its own discretion.

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Ejecting Biden › American Greatness

There is need to beat a dead horse regarding our humiliation in Afghanistan—the hasty retreat, the desperate refugees clinging to the last planes out of Kabul…

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    ‘Disconnected from reality’: Biden State Dept. joins UN in hoping Taliban’s governing style will be ‘inclusive’

    "Make sure they put pronouns in their bios."

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    Tainted Gov: Andrew Cuomo, Brother of ‘Fredo,’ Resigns in Disgrace

    NEW YORK (Reuters) — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo resigned on Tuesday following an inquiry that found he sexually harassed 11 women, mounting legal pressure and demands for his departure by President Joe Biden and others, a startling downfall for a man

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    The National Archives Provides a Chilling Taste of the Institutionalized Woke-ism Infecting America

    A terrifying National Archives report reveals the Orwellian institutionalized Woke-ism threatening America.

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    John Cena issues apology to China in Mandarin after calling Taiwan its own country in 'F9' interview

    John Cena apologized to the people of China after mistakenly referring to Taiwan as a country.

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    Biden’s COVID-19 ‘rule’ tweet panned on social media

    President Biden received backlash on social media Thursday over a tweet that some users saw as a thinly veiled ultimatum when it comes to receiving a COVID-19 jab.

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    House Oversight Committee Investigating Granholm's Green Energy Investments

    Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm's relationship with green energy company Proterra is being investigated by the House Oversight Committee due to potential conflict of interest created by her multimillion dollar investment.

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    Why did the Biden Census Bureau add 2.5 million more residents to blue state population count?

    There is something very fishy about the new 2020 Census Bureau data determining which states picked up seats and those that lost seats.

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    How do you like that? It looks like prog Dem Rep. Ayanna Pressley would benefit quite a bit from her Rent and Mortgage Cancellation Act

    ayanna pressley

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    CNN Claims ‘There Is No Consensus Criteria For Assigning Sex At Birth’ In News Article

    CNN reported as fact that the meaning of “biological sex” is disputed and that “no consensus” exists for knowing a person’s sex at birth.

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    Harris To Go ‘One-On-One’ With Bill Clinton On Empowering Women & Attend Event With Ties To Anti-Semite

    Vice President Kamala Harris is set to go "one-on-one" with former President Bill Clinton this week during an event about "empowering women and girls."

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    Did Capitalism Save Communist China? | PragerU

    How did one of the world’s poorest countries—China—become, in thirty years, one of the world’s richest? The answer is surprisingly simple and surprisingly powerful. China scholar Helen Raleigh breaks it down.

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    Official Military Twitter Accounts Start Attacking Tucker Carlson in Shocking, Highly Politicized Display

    All they did was prove Tucker's point.

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    Gov. Kristi Noem: COVID and South Dakota one year later -- what guided our approach from Day One

    On March 10, 2020, South Dakota diagnosed our first cases of COVID-19. One year into our fight against the virus our state has some very promising items to report.

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    Rand Paul urges vaccinated people to 'live free' and 'trash your mask' in response to new CDC guidance

    Sen. Rand Paul advised people to “live free” and “trash your mask” after receiving the coronavirus vaccine in response to more cautious guidance by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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    California: Welcome to the Jungle Recall

    In 2010, California voters approved Proposition 14, which fundamentally changed how general elections are conducted in the state. Prior to Prop. 14…

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    The Dark, Destructive, Murderous Psychological Forces of Cancel Culture

    The cancel culture we are living in should itself be canceled. That must be obvious to most people, given the way in which it stifles the free expression of ideas, but I think there’s more happening t...

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    Senate Democrats block amendment to exclude rioters from receiving SBA assistance

    Senate Democrats on Friday voted against Louisiana Republican Sen. John Kennedy's amendment to exclude rioters from receiving SBA assistance.

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    NY Times writer shaken by what he saw during 1,600-mile drive through middle America

    "A middle-aged couple sat unmasked on a lobby sofa for hours."

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    WATCH: Don Lemon Lashes Out At Republicans Praising MLK

    Don Lemon denounced Republicans on Monday for their praise of Martin Luther King Jr after supporting a "racist" man like President Trump. 

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    Parler CEO: 'No indication' Big Tech shutdown threats were 'deadly serious' until last minute

    Big Tech giants Amazon, Apple and Google gave no indication to upstart social media platform Parler until the very last moment that their threats to pull the plug were "deadly serious," Parler CEO John Matze told "Life, Liberty & Levin" in an interview ai

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    Parler CEO says social media app, favored by Trump supporters, may not return

    Matze said that Parler was talking to more than one cloud computing service but refused to disclose names, citing the likelihood of harassment for the companies involved.

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    Victor Davis Hanson Provides Sage Advice But Only One Side Listens

    Victor Davis Hanson provides an excellent summary of political divisions in the U.S. after the riots at the Capitol. Only one side of the aisle is listening.

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    How the GOP Establishment Created Its Lin Wood Problem

    Attorney L. Lin Wood has become the bane of the Republican Party in recent weeks, with widespread anger erupting against the lawyer over the weekend for…

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    Democrats Have Objected to Electoral Vote Certification for the Last Three GOP Presidents

    Democrats are outraged that Republicans are planning on objecting to the certification of electoral votes. It's "conspiracy and fantasy," says Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.

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    Reckless Courts Codify Chaos - American Greatness

    Flagrant election cheating in several swing states, it seems, is of no interest to the self-appointed watchdogs of American democracy or even to those…

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    'Family Ties' star Justine Bateman signs petition to recall California's Newsom

    Justine Bateman was seen singing a petition in support of the recall of Calfornia governor Gavin Newsom after a recent round of coronavirus restrictions.

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    Joe Biden son Hunter Biden under federal tax investigation

    The probe of Hunter Biden was disclosed five days before Joe Biden is expected to be formally selected as the next president by the Electoral College.

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    Maxine Waters’ campaign paid her daughter $240G over 2019-20 election cycle, FEC records show

    The reelection of U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters to another term in Congress last month proved to be something of a financial windfall for Karen Waters, the California Democrat's daughter, federal election data suggest.

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    GOP finds silver lining in Trump’s landslide California loss - POLITICO

    The president got steamrolled statewide, but 2020 was the best year for California Republicans in more than a decade.

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    BREAKING: Trump Administration To Start Transition Process For Biden

    The Trump administration will begin the formal transition process for the incoming administration of Democrat Joe Biden, according to a letter from the

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    Why Did Donald Trump Cut Sidney Powell From His Legal Team?

    Donald Trump cut Sidney Powell from his legal team after she attacked Brian Kemp and weakened GOP chances in the Georgia Senate runoffs.

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    Gavin Newsom’s Coronavirus Dinner Scandal Grows: Top California Medical Association Officials Attended

    The scandal involving California Democrat Governor Gavin Newsom attending a dinner with several other people amid the coronavirus pandemic grew on

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    Joe Biden’s coronavirus adviser says a four- to six-week lockdown could revive the economy

    Who’s ready for another lockdown?

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    Did Fox News call Virginia for Joe Biden really early or is their modeling just that good?

    The networks are starting the call the states whose polls have closed. Fox News’ Bret Baier just now said that a checkmark next to a candidate is based on a projection, which helps explain how they called Virginia for Joe Biden so early. First Fox News ca

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    Five Indicators of the Trump-Biden Outcome | RealClearPolitics

    A few people have asked for my analysis of the 2020 presidential race, particularly because I was one of the few national journalists who consistently predicted (see the 2:42 mark in this clip) that...

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    If you voted early and changed your mind, you can switch your choice in these 3 states — here's how

    At least 37 million Americans have already voted. That's about 15% of the total number of eligible voters in the US.

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    Trump Asks, 'Who Built The Cages, Joe?' Here's the Answer: Biden and Obama Did

    It was quite a moment during the final debate between President Trump and Joe Biden when they were discussing immigration and Biden tried to gain the moral high ground on the issue. Trump was clearly prepared for the attack.

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    ‘The Secret Weapon’: GOP Makes Voter Registration Gains In Key States

    Voter registration gains in the critical states of Florida, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania are boosting Republican officials' optimism for the upcoming

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    NYT: Experts Confident Pandemic To Be Over ‘Far Sooner’ Than Expected, Trump Efforts ‘Working With Remarkable Efficiency

    A new report from The New York Times indicates that experts have “genuine confidence” that the coronavirus pandemic will end “far sooner” than originally

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    Trump has more in common with Lincoln than you might think | TheHill

    Lincoln governed during the most divided era in our nation’s history — Trump is governing in the most acrimonious period since.

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    Attention Mainstream Media: Here Are 4 Times That President Trump Denounced White Supremacy Trump Has Denounced White Supremacism

    Trump has denounced white supremacy and racism multiple times over the course of his presidency despite what the establishment media says.

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    Gavin Newsom, California governor, signs bill requiring minority quotas for corporate boards

    California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Wednesday a first-in-the-nation bill requiring every corporate board to include at least one director from an "underrepresented community," a year after the state did the same for women.

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    Supreme Court & Republicans -- History Is on the Side of Republicans Filling a Vacancy in 2020 | National Review

    Choosing not to fill a Supreme Court vacancy would be a historically unprecedented act of unilateral disarmament.

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    The Legal Fight for the Presidential Election Has Already Started

    Little-noticed court battles that could decide the presidential election have been underway for months in almost every swing state.

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    ‘Holding your kids hostage for politics’: Here’s audio of the L.A. County public health director on a conference call repeatedly ‘saying the quiet part out loud’

    "Can you just imagine the damage control meetings going on right now?"

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    Louisville Cancels King Beheaded in the French Revolution as Rioters Give Us a Taste of the Terror

    Louis XVI was beheaded in the French Revolution after helping the American Revolution, and Louisville removed his statue after rioters attacked it.

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    6 Quick Takeaways From First Night Of Republican National Convention

    The Republican National Convention had a better first night than the Democratic National Convention had any night last week.

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    CA, Dependent On Solar Power, Has Rolling Blackouts In Heat Wave. Hint: The Sun Sets At Night.

    In California, where reliance on solar power is favored over the idea of nuclear power, many Californians suffering through an intense heat wave over the last weekend lost power because of rolling blackouts. That loss of power was at least partially deriv

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    California 13.3% Tax Rate May Be Raised To 16.8%...Retroactively

    California’s tax rate could jump from 13.3% to a whopping 16.8%. If it passes, it could cause some Californians to hop in their Teslas and head for Texas, Nevada, Washington, or somewhere else. Anywhere would mean lower taxes.

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    LA Fines Businesses $356 For Posting ‘We're Open' Signs

    Numerous struggling businesses, including small restaurants, are getting socked with penalties from the city of Los Angeles for posting banners telling customers they’re open for takeout during the pandemic, the NBC4 I-Team has learned. Above the entran

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    Desean Jackson and Drew Brees: Why The NFL Social Justice Warriors Are Frauds

    https://youtu.be/xJjkQJmrXLI As well all know, Desean Jackson went on Instagram and said all sorts of stupid things about anti-semitism. He tried to quote Hitler and it wasn’t even a real Hitler quote. None of it made any sense. Regardless, he has since

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    California Abandons Equality Under The Law

    They have decided to legalize racial discrimination.

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    Appeals Court Orders Judge To Drop Charges Against Michael Flynn

    A federal appeals court sided with former White House advisor Michael Flynn Wednesday, honoring a Department of Justice request and ordering a lower court to dismiss charges that Flynn deliberately lied to federal agents. The decision likely brings a swif

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    GOP Rep. Gaetz reveals adopted Cuban son on Twitter after clash with Dem congressman

    Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., surprised social media users Thursday by revealing he has an adopted Cuban son after a fiery exchange with Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La., a day earlier where Gaetz accused Richmond of suggesting Republicans do not know what it’s lik

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    YouTube Deletes Comments Critical of China’s Communist Party

    YouTube has been deleting comments critical of China’s ruling party due to a software flaw, the company said on Tuesday in response to criticism of the practice.

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    Elon Musk gives Alameda County, California, officials the finger in defiance of COVID19 restrictions

    Elon Musk’s Alameda County, California, Tesla factory isn’t supposed to be operational right now due to COVID19 restrictions.

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    New York Antibody Test Results Suggest COVID Death Rate Could Be Significantly Lower Than Reported

    According to early antibody test results out of New York City, it is estimated that one in five New Yorkers have had the China-originated novel coronavirus, thus significantly dropping the reported fatality rate of the virus. “More than 21% of the N

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    The Deadly Costs of Extended Shutdown Orders

    ore than a dozen governors extended their economic shutdown orders recently into May and beyond. Those officials should have publicly addressed the following questions first: How many coronavirus deaths do you expect to avert by the shut-down extension? W

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    If Half the Country's Deaths Were in Montana, Would New York Shut Down?

    According to The New York Times coronavirus report, as of Sunday, April 19, 2:48 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, there were 35,676 COVID-19 deaths in the United States. Of those deaths, 18,690 were in the New York metropolitan area. (The New York metropolitan

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    Welcome Back, Plastic Bags | National Review

    San Francisco has just banned the use of reusable tote bags and switched back to single-use plastic bags to help fight the spread of the coronavirus.

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    Coronavirus Death Predictions Bring New Meaning to Hysteria | RealClearMarkets

    The U.S. is staring at a Netflix-type apocalypse. You know, with feral animals eating human corpses, mutant plants reoccupying streets and buildings, empty restaurants and malls across the landscape&h

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    Can China use coronavirus to pave the way to a new world order? | TheHill

    The Chinese are manipulating the outbreak as the perfect opportunity to emerge as a world superpower in a way nobody would have foreseen.

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    Coronavirus: Mexicans demand crackdown on Americans crossing the border

    Wearing face masks, protesters blocked the US southern border, telling Americans to 'stay home'

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    Gallup: President Trump's Job Approval Rating Up to 49%, Five Percentage Points Higher Than Prior Poll

    Amid the COVID-19 situation, Donald Trump's job approval rating has increased five percentage points from the prior survey.

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    Trump declares national emergency over coronavirus, enlists private sector

    President Trump on Friday declared a national emergency over the coronavirus outbreak amid extensive disruptions to the economy and American life, announcing partnerships with major U.S. companies to expand testing capabilities while saying he believes th

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    Bernie backer Ilhan Omar swipes at Warren: 'Imagine if the progressives consolidated'

    Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., took a thinly veiled shot late Tuesday at Sen. Elizabeth Warren for not dropping out of the Democratic primary race and throwing her support behind the freshman lawmaker’s candidate of choice, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, ahea

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    Oscar Ratings Worst Of All-Time After Award Show Promoted Far-Left Politics | The Daily Wire

    The Oscars took a massive hit in the ratings after the award show promoted left-wing politics on Sunday night ranging from criticizing Republicans all the way to quoting Karl Marx’s communist manifesto. “The ceremony, which clocked in at 3 hou

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    ‘I’m back!’ James Woods returns to Twitter (thanks in part to AOC’s ‘blazing insight’), and he’s got questions about Mueller, impeachment, Avenatti and Epstein

    "Just like that Twitter is good again."

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    Buttigieg supporter asks to take back vote after learning he's gay | TheHill

    An Iowa voter who had sought to support former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg in the state's troubled caucuses on Monday changed her mind after learning he's gay.

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    Blue-checks are very angry at President Trump for giving Rush Limbaugh the ‘Medal of Honor.’ Who wants to tell them?

    "So the Medal of Honor just don't mean sh** anymore now huh? Unbelievable."

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    Schiff may have mischaracterized Parnas evidence, documents show

    Unredacted material shows he may have referred to the wrong "Mr. Z."

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    Foolish California bonds put taxpayers at risk

    But as bad as the “new” Prop. 13 is, it almost looks responsible compared to what is currently being floated in Sacramento.

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    Judge blocks Los Angeles law requiring potential city contractors to disclose NRA ties

    A federal judge Wednesday temporarily blocked a new Los Angeles law that requires potential city contractors to disclose any ties with the National Rifle Association.

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    Supreme Court stays House subpoena for Trump financial records

    The Supreme Court on Monday granted President Trump’s request to temporarily stay a subpoena for his financial records from the House Oversight and Reform Committee while the court considers whether to take up his appeal in the case.

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    ‘Here We Go’: Former FBI Official Under Criminal Investigation For Altering FISA Docs; Trump Responds

    A bombshell report by CNN on Thursday has prompted an enthusiastic response from President Trump and anxious admissions by CNN that the president and Republicans will have grounds for further allegations of misconduct by the intelligence community in the

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    Trump calls for 'war' against Mexican drug cartel 'monsters' after Americans murdered

    President Trump on Tuesday offered U.S. assistance as he called on Mexico to “wage war” against the country's murderous drug cartel “monsters” in response to the brutal killing of multiple Americans a day earlier.

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    A New Dark Age: California’s Blackouts Are Self-Inflicted

    Now, in large parts of California, if you want to keep the lights on during the blackouts, you better have a flashlight or a gas lamp. Twenty-first century green dreams have led to 19th-century realities.

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    Pelosi On Losing The House In 2020 Over Impeachment: ‘Doesn’t Matter’

    The closing keynote event at the 2019 Texas Tribune Festival was a one-on-one conversation with Speaker of the House Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). During the approximately hour and fifteen minute event on Saturday evening, moderator Evan Smith, CEO and co-fou

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    Bolton Out: Now What? | Homeland Security

    As of today, John Bolton is no longer President Trump’s national security adviser, but whether he jumped or was pushed is a matter of some controversy. Trump tweeted: “I informed John Bolton last night that his services are no longer needed at the White H

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    U.S. Soccer Releases ‘Fact Sheet’ Showing Women’s Team Actually LOST Millions Yet Was Still Paid More Than Men’s Team

    The President of the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) released a “fact sheet” Monday night alleging that, contrary to claims made as part of a lawsuit, the U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) actually lost the federation millions of dollars.

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    Hollywood Reporter: Democrats More Easily Influenced By TV And Film Than Republicans | Daily Wire

    On Tuesday, Morning Consult and The Hollywood Reporter (THR) released a report regarding the extent to which television and film influence Americans.

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    Omar violated Minnesota state campaign finance rules, board says | TheHill

    Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) violated state campaign finance rules when she used funds from her congressional campaign for personal travel expenses, Minnesota campaign finance officials ruled Thursday.

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    Donald Trump Jr. Strikes Deal to Testify Before Senate Intel Committee | National Review

    After weeks of contentious negotiation, Donald Trump Jr. has agreed to comply with the Congressional Democrats' subpoena-backed demand that he testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee, the New York Times first reported.

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    'SO HURTFUL': Ocasio-Cortez Whines Over Backlash For Using Accent In Front Of Black Audience | Daily Wire

    Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) played the victim card as she complained on Friday about the backlash she faced after she spoke to an audience of predominately black people in an accent — which sparked widespread accusations that her rema

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    'SO HURTFUL': Ocasio-Cortez Whines Over Backlash For Using Accent In Front Of Black Audience | Daily Wire

    Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) played the victim card as she complained on Friday about the backlash she faced after she spoke to an audience of predominately black people in an accent — which sparked widespread accusations that her rema

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    NO COLLUSION: Attorney General William Barr Releases Mueller's Findings, Finds No Evidence Of Conspiracy, Obstruction

    A letter released to Congress by Attorney General William Barr Sunday afternoon claims that Special Counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence "to establish that the President was involved in an underlying crime related to Russian election interference

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    The Destruction of Venice Beach Epitomizes California’s Idiocracy

    Venice Beach, California, used to be one of California’s great places. A Bohemian gem, nestled against the sand between big Los Angeles and the vast Pacific Ocean. Rents used to be a little lower in Venice compared to other coastal neighborhoods. The lo

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    Ilhan Omar’s Big Lie | National Review

    The Left distorts what happened in El Salvador in the 1980s.

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    Rep. Ilhan Omar Makes Radical Call For Defunding Department Of Homeland Security

    On Friday, anti-Semitic Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) appeared to call for a complete defunding of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which would eliminate numerous government agencies that protect the United States.

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    Tamika Mallory Defends Decision to Praise Farrakhan as the ‘Greatest of All Time’ | National Review

    On Monday, Women’s March co-chair Tamika Mallory defended her past praise for notorious anti-Semite Louis Farrakhan on ABC’s The View.

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    The Not-So-Pretty Fine Print of the ‘Green New Deal’ | National Review

    The ‘Green New Deal’ isn’t only unrealistic, it would be irresponsible to implement.

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    'Bark bark ... anybody?' Dem Rep. Rashida Tlaib blows anti-Semitic dog whistle — but where are media guardians of truth?

    Bueller? Bueller?

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    Trump orders feds to declassify key FISA documents, text messages in FBI Russia probe

    President Trump on Monday ordered the declassification of several key documents related to the FBI investigation of Russian actions during the 2016 presidential election, including 21 pages of an application for a renewed surveillance warrant against form

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    Thank goodness Trump gets what Obama failed to grasp on economy | TheHill

    During Obama's eight years in office, business leaders never felt confident about the future.

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    North Korea's Kim sets denuclearization time line, prompting thanks...

    North Korea's Kim Jong Un has given his first time line for denuclearization, aiming for the end of U.S. President Donald Trump's first term, Seoul officials said on Thursday, prompting thanks from Trump who said they would "get it done together".

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    US economy logs best performance in nearly 4 years

    Businesses spent more on software than previously estimated in the second quarter and the nation also imported less petroleum.

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    Wilmette girl's solo dog walk indeed shameful — we should be ashamed of this nanny state. - Chicago Tribune

    John Kass: Investigation of Wilmette mom for letting her daughter walk the dog around the block is further evidence of the Nanny State's failure to our children.

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    NO JUICE FOR YOU: California Unleashes Most Nanny State Bill Yet

    California is home to some of the most absurd nanny state laws in the union: defy a plastic straw ban and you might find yourself behind bars; buy a Happy Meal for your scream

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    Dave Rubin: What Is A Classical Liberal? | RealClearPolitics

    Dave Rubin explains how there's already a little classical liberal in you right now in a new web video. RUBIN: These days, liberalism has been confused with leftism or progressivism which actually has nothing to do with classical liberalism. Sadly, the l

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    Sorry Bernie Bros But Nordic Countries Are Not Socialist

    As much as liberals like to use Nordic countries as examples that socialism and successful societies can co-exist, the reality is that these countries are not socialist, or even farther along the spectrum toward socialism than most other developed countri

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    Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Made Enemies At Work Over Greedy Behavior, Ex-Coworker Says | Daily Wire

    Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez apparently made enemies while working at a bar in New York as a former co-worker claims that she was greedy and, in at least one instance, allegedly kept most of the tips for herself.

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    Socialism Is Growing In America Because Everybody's Rich Thanks To Capitalism | Daily Wire

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the flavor of the month among members of the media. She’s the new, fresh face of democratic socialism, the harbinger of the new wave of Leftism among Democrats.

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    George Will: Vote against GOP in midterms | TheHill

    Conservative columnist George Will is making the argument to vote against Republicans in the upcoming midterm elections. 

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    Obama cyber chief confirms 'stand down' order against Russian cyberattacks in summer 2016

    Michael Daniel, Obama White House’s chief cyber official testified that proposals he was developing to counter Russia’s attack on the U.S. presidential election were put on a “back burner” after he was ordered to “stand down” his efforts in th

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    New Milestones in Jobs Report Signal a Bustling Economy - The New York Times

    With a gain of 223,000 jobs and unemployment at its lowest point since 2000, the trends are encouraging but unlikely to prompt the Federal Reserve to intervene.

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    Reed Hastings and the Obamas are making bank with Netflix deal

    Reed Hastings, the founder, chairman and CEO of Netflix, had quite a run last week. The darling of streaming saw his company pass Disney and Comcast in market cap as his stock hit an all-time high …

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    Why the Left Won't Call Anyone 'Animals' - The Dennis Prager Show

    If you want to understand the moral sickness at the heart of leftism, read the first paragraph of the most recent column by Washington Post columnist E. J. Dionne: "It's never right to call other human beings 'animals.' It's not something we should e

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    The Numbers Are in: April Marks the Best Month in History for the US Budget

    We can thank "stronger-than-expected" economic growth last year and early this year.

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    Neo-Nazi Senate candidate kicked out of California GOP convention

    Patrick Little is running against Democrat Sen. Dianne Feinstein, and his campaign website advocates for "limiting representation of Jews in the government"

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    Clinton: Being a capitalist 'probably' hurt me with Dem voters | TheHill

    Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton says identifying as a capitalist hurt her in the 2016 campaign. 

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    Police looking into Kanye West threat after Snoop Dogg's cousin urges Crips to 'f***' him up over Trump tweets

    Kanye West's support of President Trump may have made him a gang target. Rapper Daz Dillinger urged for the Crips to attack West in an Instagram video.

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    Barbara Bush 'racist' rant: Tenured professor could lose job

    A California State University, Fresno professor's rant about Barbara Bush being an "amazing racist" could cost her a job.

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    Ryan to retire as Speaker in January

    Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) is retiring at the end of this Congress, ending his speakership a little more than three years after it began.

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    WATCH: Parkland's Emma Gonzalez Admits to Bullying the Shooter. A Few Things...

    A number of points here...

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    Justin Trudeau’s Celebrity Schtick Has Finally Blown Up in His Face - VICE

    Trudeau’s Indian misadventure was an epic misfire.

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    Trump's Parade Is Political Genius

    Hours of free airtime that Democrats can’t argue with? That’s a pretty clever strategy.

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    California is collecting so much of your money it can’t save it all

    Democrats and Republicans want to fill California’s budget rainy day fund. But what comes next?

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    Nazi speech on campus opposed by half of Americans - Washington Times

    Nearly half of Americans support banning Nazis and white supremacists from speaking on college campuses, a poll shows, but higher education critics warn that such a move would be imprudent and legally dubious.

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    Home Depot employees to get up to $1,000 bonus due to tax reform

    Home Depot is awarding its hourly employees in the U.S. a one-time cash bonus of as much as $1,000 following the passage of new tax legislation.

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    Starbucks to boost worker pay and benefits after US lowers corporate taxes

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    What the librarian who rejected Melania Trump’s Dr. Seuss books as ‘racist’ got wrong - The Washington Post

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    The fake news machine: Inside a town gearing up for 2020

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    Opinion | Trump is something the nation did not know it needed

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    19 seconds of drama: McCain's vote

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    Sessions' powerful friends stand up to Trump

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    Why The Georgia Special Election Matters | FiveThirtyEight

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    WATCH: After Endless Leaks, Rubio Asks Comey Why This ONE THING About Trump Wasn't Leaked

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    Inside the failed secret mission to save the filibuster

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    Will North Korea fire a missile capable of hitting the U.S. mainland? Probably. - The Washington Post

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    Sessions recuses himself from Russia probe

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    ‘He’s a Performance Artist Pretending to be a Great Manager’

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    The Future of America According to President Donald J. Trump | WIRED

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    Alexander Hamilton Will Save America from Hillary Clinton | National Review

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    Trump: My mic was 'defective'

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    'Taco trucks on every corner' sounds like the greatest campaign promise since Herbert Hoover

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    John McLaughlin, TV Host Who Made Combat of Punditry, Dies at 89 - The New York Times

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    Trump repeats claim about nonexistent Iran footage - POLITICO

    Trump's tale of having seen video of the $400 million cash delivery to Iran has been widely debunked as false.

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    Ted Cruz doesn't endorse Trump, then upstaged by him - CNNPolitics.com

    Ted Cruz sensationally withheld an endorsement of Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention on Wednesday, earning a chorus of boos from the floor before he was upstaged by a power play by the GOP nominee himself.

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    Trump steps up fight to keep Trump University deposition videos secret - POLITICO

    Trump's attorneys argued that the deposition videos should be kept under wraps because they would become weapons in the ongoing presidential contest.

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    Anti-Trump delegates consider several attempts to upend convention

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    3 Pinocchios: Obama’s strange claim that it is easier for teens to buy a Glock than get a book

    The president exaggerates a point about teens' access to handguns compared to their access to books.

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    Trump's VP search enters frenzied phase - CNNPolitics.com

    Donald Trump's vice presidential search turned into a head-spinning melodrama Wednesday as candidates vying for the spot hopped on planes and phones to perform frenzied, last-minute try-outs.

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    Cruz to name Fiorina as VP running mate - POLITICO

    Ted Cruz will announce Wednesday that Carly Fiorina will be his vice presidential nominee if he's the Republican party's pick for president, according to two sources with knowledge of the announcement.