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John McCain On Women In Military: ‘Steer Clear For Now’

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Arizona Senator John McCain thinks women should avoid military service until rampant sexual abuse and other such conduct problems are solved meaningfully. “Just last night, a woman came to me and said her daughter wanted to join the military and could I give my unqualified support for her doing so. I could not,” said McCain… Read more »

Obama Issues Executive Orders To Curb Patent Trolls

Executive Orders Issued By Obama To Curb Patent Trolls

Seeking to curb patent trolls, Tuesday President Obama announced he would be issuing several new executive orders, he explained, “to protect innovators from frivolous litigation.” Obama issued the orders to the Patent and Trademark Office, which would now require companies claiming patent infringement to provide very specific and precise details when making a claim. The… Read more »

Michelle Obama Confronts Gay Rights Heckler During Speech [Video]

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Don’t mess with the Obamas when they’re in the middle of a speech. Just a few weeks after President Obama had to confront a Code Pink anti-war protester during a national security speech, wife Michelle had her own heckler to contend with at a Democratic fundraiser in Washington. A gay-rights protester interrupted the first lady’s… Read more »

UN Gun Control Treaty To Be Signed By Obama, Says John Kerry

UN Gun Control Treaty To Be Signed By Obama, Says John Kerry

The UN gun control treaty known as the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty will be signed by President Obama according to Secretary of State John Kerry. “We look forward to signing it as soon as the process of conforming the official translations is completed satisfactorily,” John Kerry said, adding that the UN gun control treaty… Read more »

Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee Changes Parties, Will Run As Democrat

Rhdode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee Changes Parties, Will Run As Democrat

Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee is changing parties, deciding to run for re-election as a Democrat. Chafee, who has been registered as an Independent, has been publicly considering a party switch for some time. Two years ago, when talking about running for re-election, he signaled an openness to doing so as a Democrat. Lincoln Chafee… Read more »

IRS Scandal Could Lead To Tax Code Reform, Lower Taxes

IRS Scandal Could Lead To Tax Code Reform, Lower Taxes

The IRS scandal could lead to tax code reform that simplifies the laws and perhaps even lowers taxes. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the IRS scandal has Republican hounding the Obama administration in addition to Benghazi and the AP and Fox News scandal. Representative David Camp, the Michigan Republican who chairs the tax-writing House… Read more »