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Sep 19 2015

Bernie’s Problems with Blacks and Others

Bernie Sanders

By Froma Harrop So Barack Obama is “a Rockefeller Republican in blackface.” He’s “a black mascot of Wall Street oligarchs” and “a black puppet of corporate plutocrats.” Those are the words of Cornel West, an African-American academic whom Bernie Sanders invites to campaign beside him. And Sanders’ fans wonder why Bernie isn’t catching on with …

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Sep 06 2015

A Revealing Clue

Jeb Bush

By: Thomas Sowell Even those of us who are not supporters of either Donald Trump or Jeb Bush can learn something by comparing how each of these men handled people who tried to disrupt their question-and-answer period after a speech. After Bush’s speech, hecklers from a group called “Black Lives Matter” caused Bush to simply …

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Aug 28 2015

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Endorses Bryan Hughes


AUSTIN – Dan Patrick, Lt. Governor of Texas, endorsed State Representative Bryan Hughes Tuesday in the race to replace retiring District 1 State Senator Kevin Eltife. “Bryan has earned the respect and admiration of conservatives all across Texas for his work in the Texas House. He is just the sort of leader we need to …

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Aug 21 2015

Immigration — Issue of the Century


Patrick J. Buchanan “Trump’s immigration proposals are as dangerous as they are stunning,” railed amnesty activist Frank Sharry. “Trump … promises to rescind protections for Dreamers and deport them. He wants to redefine the constitutional definition of U.S. citizenship as codified by the 14th Amendment. He plans to impose a moratorium on legal immigration.” While …

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Aug 21 2015

Trump Moons America, Has Wonderful Time


By Roger Simon The Republican clown car lacks a designated driver. It careens around the country, carrying the candidates for the GOP presidential nomination. Seventeen people are trying to grab the wheel. But nobody has even a learner’s permit. When I was a teenager, “mooning” out car windows was popular. We would speed down Chicago’s …

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Aug 07 2015

Voter ID Law Remains in Effect

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton released the following statement on the ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Texas’ Voter ID law:   “Today’s ruling was a victory on the fundamental question of Texas’ right to protect the integrity of our elections and the state’s common sense Voter ID law …

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Aug 07 2015

Cornyn Introduces Mental Health, Safe Communities Act


Bill Will Enable Law Enforcement, Local Officials to Better Identify and Treat Potentially Dangerous Mentally-Ill Individuals   WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) will introduce legislation designed to enhance the ability of local communities to identify and treat potentially dangerous, mentally-ill individuals. The Mental Health and Safe Communities Act will help fix the …

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Aug 01 2015

Dealing with Donald Trump

By Star Parker A businessman once told me that in business, when things are not working, sometimes you have to “throw a brick through the window.” Sometimes shock is the only thing that will shake up an entrenched status quo. A brick smashing through glass might be the only thing that will get attention. Donald …

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