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The Real Crimes of Russiagate By Patrick J. Buchanan

For a year, the big question of Russiagate has boiled down to this: Did Donald Trump’s campaign collude with the Russians in hacking the DNC? And until last week, the answer was “no.” … Read entire article »

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Bernie Sanders’ wife pays homage to Hillary explaining FBI investigation

Bernie Sanders’ wife pays homage to Hillary explaining FBI investigation

**Written by Doug Powers Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month Does this kind of defense against an FBI investigation sound familiar? (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Who says Sanders didn’t learn anything from Hillary about crises control during the campaign: Get Select TV + Free HD TV Antenna + Entertainment Bundle A Vermont Trump campaign chair’s efforts to prove Sen. Bernie Sanders’ wife committed bank fraud are “sexist,” Jane Sanders charged in a new interview. “I find it incredibly … Read entire article »

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Al Gore Likens the Climate Change Movement to Campaign Ending Slavery

Former Vice President Al Gore compared the fight to end man-made global warming to the abolishment of slavery and the push for gay marriage. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month “The abolition of slavery, woman’s suffrage … and more recently the gay rights movement,” Gore said Thursday about the importance of staying ahead of the curve on environmental issues. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The mission to reduce the Earth’s temperature is on par with other “great moral causes” that have improved humanity, he told an audience at the EcoCity World Summit in Australia. Gore has made similar comments in the past. He told reporters in 2013 that so-called climate change “deniers” are like alcoholic fathers who act belligerently when someone mentions the issue. Get Select TV + Free HD TV Antenna + Entertainment Bundle “It’s like a … Read entire article »

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Why the Revised Senate Health Care Bill Is a Major Improvement Over the Status Quo

On Thursday, the Senate Republican leadership unveiled an updated version of the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017. While it is an imperfect legislative product, it is nonetheless a major improvement over the status quo. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month Obamacare has wrecked both the individual and small group health insurance markets. After seven years, millions of Americans enrolled in the individual markets have suffered premium rate shocks—amounting to 25 percent on average this year alone—breathtaking increases in their deductibles, and precipitous declines in choice and competition within the individual market. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services reported that fewer insurers have applied to sell Obamacare plans for 2018. Today, a stunning 70 percent of American counties have only one or two health insurers … Read entire article »

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McCain, Tunisian Leader Urge US Aid to Sow Democracy in Middle East

Tunisia’s commitment to democracy provides hope for a region awash in tumult, but the North African nation needs U.S. aid to move forward, its top government official says. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month And the Tunisian leader has a backer in Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Warning that “no country can address challenges without support from the international community,” Tunisian Chief of Government Youssef Chahed used a speech Tuesday at The Heritage Foundation to encourage the United States to further both its own security and the flourishing of the Middle East by continuing to provide “valuable assistance” to Tunisia. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2018 budget would slash aid to Tunisia from $177 million a year to $54 million a year, a … Read entire article »

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Religious Freedom Advocates Fire Back After ‘Hate Group’ Smear Over Jeff Sessions Speech

The Southern Poverty Law Center, once revered but now often ridiculed, again attacked a prominent religious liberty organization as an “anti-LGBT hate group” after Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke at its conference in California. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month “The Southern Poverty Law Center is the real hate group here,” @Vadum says. The Christian legal aid group, Alliance Defending Freedom, fired back Thursday in a statement criticizing both the Southern Poverty Law Center and media coverage that adopts “cut-and-paste false charges” from the SPLC’s charged rhetoric. “Alliance Defending Freedom is one of the most respected and successful Supreme Court advocates in the legal profession, having won seven cases at the High Court in the last seven years,” Kerri Kupec, communications director for Alliance Defending Freedom, or ADF, said in the prepared … Read entire article »

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Conservatives Look for Lower Premiums in Senate’s Revised Health Care Bill

The Senate’s Republican leadership released a revised health care bill Thursday afternoon, a move welcomed by House conservatives even as they were reluctant to comment before digesting it. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month “We are going to withhold judgment,” Mark Meadows, chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, said earlier in the day during the monthly Conversations With Conservatives event on Capitol Hill, but emphasized that the major goal is to drive down skyrocketing health insurance premiums under Obamacare. “We’ve got to bring premiums down,” Meadows said, adding: (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The bottom line is this: That has been our No. 1 thing from Day One. We’ve got to bring premiums down, and hopefully we will get there. Meadows also stressed the importance of a proposed amendment by Sens. Ted … Read entire article »

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Hawaii to Force Pro-Life Pregnancy Centers to Advertise Free Abortions

All five of Hawaii’s pro-life pregnancy centers will be forced to choose between advertising free abortions and defying the state’s demands starting Wednesday, after Gov. David Ige allowed a mandatory disclaimer bill to become law Tuesday night. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month Mirroring a 2015 California law, Hawaii’s edict forces locally funded pregnancy centers to post and distribute to each client a notification that the state offers free abortions, as well as a website link on where and how to schedule a taxpayer-funded abortion. The mandated signage and disclaimer form must include the following verbiage: (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This clinic does not provide abortion services or abortion referrals. Only ultrasounds performed by qualified healthcare professionals and read by licensed clinicians should be considered medically accurate. Hawaii has public programs that provide immediate … Read entire article »

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Elizabeth Warren reminds downtrodden on Martha’s Vineyard she’s fighting for them (open thread)

Elizabeth Warren reminds downtrodden on Martha’s Vineyard she’s fighting for them (open thread)

**Written by Doug Powers Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month Another fine summer Sunday is upon us, and with it the accompanying global warming has swept in another open thread with some odds and ends that slipped through the cracks during the week. Off we go… Nobody can visit Martha’s Vineyard without coming away with the impression that the struggle is real. So, not unlike Hillary Clinton, Sen. Elizabeth Warren showed up at a Vineyard town … Read entire article »

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The Media’s Use of This ‘Hate Group’ Label Puts Conservatives’ Safety at Risk

The Media’s Use of This ‘Hate Group’ Label Puts Conservatives’ Safety at Risk

ORANGE COUNTY, California—Once again, the mainstream media is demonstrating it doesn’t care about the impact of extremist rhetoric on conservatives. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month Never mind that a mere 29 days ago, Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., was shot by a violent man, a man whose actions would have resulted in “a massacre,” according to Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., who was present, were it not for the actions of the Capitol Police. In fact, … Read entire article »

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To Maximize Defense Funds, Congress Should Look at Closing and Realigning Military Bases

To Maximize Defense Funds, Congress Should Look at Closing and Realigning Military Bases

Leaders in the business world often have to make painful decisions in order to meet long-term strategic goals and keep up with market trends. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month For example, Sears Holdings announced earlier this year that it plans to close 150 unprofitable Sears and Kmart stores. If Sears Holdings attempted to keep these stores open, it would damage its ability to consolidate and remain competitive in the market. The Department of Defense sometimes … Read entire article »

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Trump-blocked on Twitter: A new class of ‘victims’ are born

Trump-blocked on Twitter: A new class of ‘victims’ are born

**Written by Doug Powers Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month Well, it seems there’s a new class of “victims” in America: (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Others have joined in and are suing Trump and a couple others in the WH for blocking them on Twitter because apparently it’s too much trouble to jus go pretend to have been injured in a fall at Trump Tower: Get Select TV + Free HD TV Antenna + Entertainment Bundle A group … Read entire article »

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France Is Once Again a Battleground for the Soul of Europe

President Donald Trump followed up a successful week in Europe with a visit to France for Bastille Day and the 100-year commemoration of America’s entrance into World War I. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month He also held a joint press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron to talk about the Syrian civil war, the Middle East, terrorism, and other topics concerning both countries. While the two leaders have had a fairly rocky relationship so far, this is an important gesture for two countries that share so much history—whether they like it or not. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In a sense, Trump is following up on his Poland speech, in which he appealed to the Polish people’s greatest national mores while calling for the country to embrace its role in Western civilization … Read entire article »

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Congress Should Use Congressional Review Act to Strike Down Ill-Advised Arbitration Rule

On July 10, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced a new rule to ban financial service providers, such as banks or credit card companies, from using mandatory arbitration clauses to deny consumers the opportunity to participate in a class action (“arbitration rule”). Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month The arbitration rule’s summary explains: First, the final rule prohibits covered providers of certain consumer financial products and services from using an agreement with a consumer that provides for arbitration of any future dispute between the parties to bar the consumer from filing or participating in a class action concerning the covered consumer financial product or service. Second, the final rule requires covered providers that are involved in an arbitration pursuant to a pre-dispute arbitration agreement to submit specified arbitral records to the Bureau … Read entire article »

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6 Takeaways as Senators Question FBI Nominee Christopher Wray

President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the next FBI director said he wasn’t aware of Donald Trump Jr.’s email chain about a Russian lawyer that has consumed the media, but did stress the need for the FBI’s independence. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month “I do not consider Director Mueller to be on a witch hunt,” Chris Wray says. Christopher Wray also told senators Wednesday that he might “dig into” connections between Democrat Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign and the government of Ukraine. And Wray, under questioning, didn’t rule out voicing support for new gun control measures. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee alternately used the confirmation hearing to praise and press Wray, 50, a former Justice Department official who went into private law practice. Trump tapped him … Read entire article »

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How Fossil Fuels Will Help Us Confront Climate Change

The debate over climate change policy pits two competing visions of the future against each other. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month On the one hand are the “true believers,” who see in global warming an existential threat to humanity. They want to slow the rise in temperature as soon as possible, and as much as possible. Their policy prescriptions focus on the curtailment, or even elimination, of the use of fossil fuels, no matter the costs in terms of slower economic growth and increased poverty. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The “skeptics,” on the other hand, view global warming as a potentially serious issue. It might cause problems in the future, but the impacts cannot be determined now with any degree of certainty. Instead of attempting to forestall future warming, they focus on … Read entire article »

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America’s Energy Dominance Won’t Sacrifice Environmental Quality

President Donald Trump declared during energy week that the United States would “usher in a golden age of American energy dominance.” Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month From rolling back egregious offshore drilling restrictions and power plant regulations to a policy review to revive nuclear energy, the Trump administration is making important headway to unleash America’s vast energy resources. But energy dominance need not mean disregarding our nation’s strong environmental record, as too many have assumed. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Every announcement the Trump administration makes on energy and the environment has been met with vitriol and hyperbole from activist organizations and radical pundits. For example, when the Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers announced they were dismantling the Obama-era Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule, Vice News wrote, “Trump … Read entire article »

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House Conservatives Renew Calls to Cancel August Recess

Members of the House’s most conservative caucus again are calling for leadership to cancel the August recess so lawmakers can work longer on priorities such as health care and tax reform. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month “It just makes sense for our leadership to keep us here to focus on getting things done,” @RobWittman says. The latest pressure Wednesday from conservative lawmakers came after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the day before that the Senate will delay the beginning of its own recess from July 31 until mid-August. “I applaud Leader McConnell for being willing to stay in, but more importantly than that it is all about getting the people’s business done,” Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, said at an early afternoon press … Read entire article »

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Trump Must Stand Up for US Interests in Meeting With France’s Emmanuel Macron

President Donald Trump will be the guest of honor at the Bastille Day parade in Paris on Friday, marking the 100th anniversary of U.S. forces joining the fight against Germany in World War I. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month This will be his second visit to Europe in two weeks, following his successful trip to Poland and the G-20 summit last week. Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron will hold a bilateral meeting in Paris on Thursday and a working dinner at the Eiffel Tower that night. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Discussion will focus on a number of issues, including counterterrorism cooperation between the United States and France, the U.S.-led fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, trade, climate change, and the future of the transatlantic alliance. Macron has been … Read entire article »

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Sean Spicer’s Press Room Innovations Are Driving Elite Reporters Mad

“When Washington reporters ask hard questions, Sean Spicer turns to Skype.” Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month That was the headline of a front-page article in USA Today last week, capping months of criticism of the White House press secretary. Spicer is being pilloried for the sin of including reporters outside the clubby White House press corps in daily press briefings—and not just reporters, but the inferior beings known as radio commentators and writers from public advocacy groups. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The criticism has raged since the inauguration, and can be summed up by a Feb. 2 Daily Caller headline, “Journalists FREAK.” (Its caps.) Here’s a shoutout to Spicer and a personal thank you. Get Select TV + Free HD TV Antenna + Entertainment Bundle As the director of media relations for the Reagan … Read entire article »

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