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American’s Dissatisfaction With Government Nearing Historic Levels

A new poll shows that Americans are increasingly dissatisfied with their government

American’s dissatisfaction with their government is nearing historic levels, according to a wide-ranging new study reported in The Huffington Post. While the country is sharply divided over a host of issues, its citizenry is united in a belief that the system doesn’t work towards their interests. The poll, conducted by EMC Research and spearheaded by… Read more »

Rick Perry Questions Barack Obama’s Concern For Illegal Immigrants

Gov. Perry objects to Texas shouldering the cost of illegal aliens the federal government is making little effort to stop from entering the country.

Barack Obama calls them a “humanitarian crisis.” Nancy Pelosi calls them an “opportunity.”An angry crowd in El Centro, California says we should “Send them back.” Rick Perry agrees and further ratchets up the rhetoric by calling on President Barack Obama to come see the “humanitarian crisis” firsthand if he’s really all that concerned about the… Read more »

SCOTUSBlog Confused For SCOTUS By Angry Tweeters

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The Supreme Court’s decision Monday (June 30) freeing the Hobby Lobby crafts store from having to comply with an Obamacare mandate requiring that it make certain types of birth control available as part of its healthcare plan is drawing a lot of praise from the right and scorn from the the left. Perhaps one of… Read more »

Mississippi College Republicans Chair Resigns, Becomes Democrat

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In what has continued a bizarre campaign season in Mississippi, the head of the Mississippi Federation of College Republicans has resigned and has told supporters and local media that he will become a Democrat. The Clarion-Ledger reports that now-former Chairman Evan Alvarez of the Mississippi Federation of College Republicans came to the decision recently as… Read more »

Hobby Lobby Decision Is 5-4 In Favor Of Craft Company

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The Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision was handed down today after much speculation, with the highest court in the land ruling five to four in favor of the company’s claim. Like many issues that wend their ways up to the Supreme Court, the Hobby Lobby case was extremely divisive across partisan lines as the decision… Read more »

Mitt Romney Will Not Run For President In 2016, So Please Stop Asking

Mitt Romney Nixes Presidential Talk Once And For All

Mitt Romney for President — again? It seems with all the speculation on the Democrat side about whether Hillary Clinton will or won’t try for the Oval Office in two years, Republican pontificators are now wanting to get in on the action by speculating about their own 2012 presidential nominee. However, this story, which keeps… Read more »

Bob McDonald, Former P&G CEO, Is Obama’s Pick For VA

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President Barack Obama will name former Procter and Gamble CEO Bob McDonald as Secretary of Veterans Affairs on Monday, according to the Associated Press. BREAKING: Obama selects former Procter and Gamble executive Robert McDonald to head Veterans Affairs — The Associated Press (@AP) June 29, 2014 McDonald will become the permanent replacement at the top… Read more »

Proud To Be An American, Unless You Are Liberal [Poll]

Proud To Be An American? Yes, If You Are Conservative

“Proud to be an American” were lyrics sung by country music crooner Lee Greenwood in his 1984 hit “God Bless the USA.” According to a new poll from Pew Research, those words are something liberals largely disagree with. The numbers, released late last week, revealed that around 60 percent of people who identified themselves as… Read more »

Immigration Reform Poll In 2014 Is Good News For Illegal Immigrants

Immigration Reform Poll In 2014 Is Good News For Illegal Immigrants

A immigration reform poll in 2014 may be interpreted as good news by illegal immigrants since it is claimed that more and more Americans are desiring that immigration to the United States increase. In a related report by The Inquisitr, President Obama claims that two million illegal immigrants were deported under his administration, which would… Read more »

Income Inequality Activist Makes $200K Per Year Teaching One Class

Income Inequality Hypocrisy?

Income inequality activist Gene Nichol has had charges of hypocrisy leveled against him by conservative foes for his annual salary. Nichol earns more than $200,000 annually for teaching just one class at the University of North Carolina School of Law, reports The College Fix. The site describes him as a “controversial, outspoken law professor who… Read more »

NSA Protest Blimp Flown Over Headquarters In Utah

NSA Protest Blimp: EFF Attacks

A NSA protest blimp took flight over the domestic spying program’s Utah Data Center in Bluffdale. The aerial protest happened on Friday and was posted to YouTube. (Video down below.) Sponsored by a group of activists that included the EFF (Electronic Frontier Federation), Greenpeace, and the Tenth Amendment Center, it gave activists like Parker Higgins… Read more »

Website For Cheaters Uses Hillary Clinton’s Face On Billboard

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Known for being far from classy, the pro-cheating website Ashley Madison is at it again with a billboard in the Chicago area that pokes some fun at Hillary Clinton’s new book Hard Choices while advertising its website to married men who want to cheat on their spouses. The billboard displays a picture of Hillary Clinton… Read more »

Trayvon Martin Gun Control Laws Attacking Stand Your Ground In South Carolina

Trayvon Martin Gun Control Laws Attacking Stand Your Ground In South Carolina

So-called Trayvon Martin gun control laws are still being supported by family lawyer Benjamin Crump, who has been traveling the nation campaigning against the expansion of Stand Your Ground laws in various states. At the same time, Trayvon’s parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy martin, have been active in helping with the Trayvon Martin Foundation. In… Read more »

Did ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Make The VA Scandal Worse?

Grey's Anatomy made VA scandal worse?

Did the long-running TV medical soap opera Grey’s Anatomy interfere with military veterans seeking medical treatment? The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is engulfed in a corruption scandal involving secret waiting lists and other forms of alleged mismanagement at VA hospitals designed to conceal the true extent of the backlog for vets waiting for medical… Read more »

LGBT Rights More Important Than Culture, Tradition, Says VP Joe Biden

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In a statement that inspired pro-LGBT communities across the globe, Vice President Joe Biden declared Tuesday that gay and lesbian rights should be given more importance than national cultures and social traditions. According to Politico, Biden was speaking to a group of U.S. and international gay rights activist when he made the bold statement. Biden,… Read more »

Medical Marijuana In Arizona Approved For Veterans’ PTSD, Pot Discount Cards Will Give Senior Half Off

Medical Marijuana In Arizona Approved For Veterans' PTSD, Pot Discount Cards Will Give Senior Half Off

Medical marijuana in Arizona was recently approved for veterans who are suffering post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after Judge Thomas Shedden overruled Arizona Department of Health Services. Director Will Humble previously had tried to deny veterans’ access to cannabis based upon the lack of scientific peer-reviewed studies on marijuana and PTSD. In a related report by… Read more »