• Congrats! GOP Has Already Won

    With at least a dozen exceedingly close contests in every part of the country, no one knows for certain who will control the US Senate after November 4th. But in the more significant, long-term contest for national dominance it's safe to declare that the GOP has already won a significant…

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  • THIRD PARTY GAMES DISTORT OUR POLITICS

    Conservative outside groups have launched surprising ads for a Libertarian nominee in North Carolina's tight Senate race—with the Republican Thom Tillis challenging incumbent Kay Hagan. “More Weed, Less War,” say new commercials for pizza delivery man Sean Haugh, who favors legalized marijuana and big defense cuts. According to the conservative…

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  • “WAR ON WOMEN” FLOPS WITH BOTH GENDERS

    New polling shows that the “War on Women” theme with which Democrats hope to rally their female base seems to be flopping across the country. In the crucial Senate race in Arkansas, women voters give GOP Senate challenger Tom Cotton a solid edge, joining their husbands and brothers and sons…

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  • OUT-OF-DATE STATISTICS DISTORT PUBLIC POLICIES

    OUT-OF-DATE STATISTICS DISTORT PUBLIC POLICIES

    Out-of-date or non-existent statistics often spur irrational conclusions about major issues. For instance, many liberals today worry about military-style assault rifles and call for a renewed ban on their sale. But government figures show only 2 percent of gun crimes involve so-called assault weapons and overall gun homicides declined an…

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  • Dems Pit Needy Against Deserving-Damaging Both

    As the president's flailing, failing campaign on behalf of beleaguered Congressional Democrats coughs, wheezes and stumbles its way toward decision day, he increasingly reverts to a tired theme that has inspired scant enthusiasm from the voting public. “America needs a raise!” the chief executive thunders, suggesting that his fanciful proposal…

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  • AN IDIOTIC NEW HOLIDAY

    Though most of the country celebrated Columbus Day on Monday, October, 13th, Seattle, Minneapolis and other cities refused to honor the explorer and proclaimed a new festival called “Indigenous Peoples Day.” The activists behind the change blame Columbus because his discovery of the New World led to devastating results for…

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  • TRANSGENDERED INSANITY MUDDLES HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

    In California, Minnesota and other states, efforts are underway to enable “transgendered” students to participate in sports teams of the opposite sex. Boys who identify as girls could play girls' basketball, while girls identifying as boys compete in boys' gymnastics. But what about hormone treatments commonly used in “transitioning” from…

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  • Unexpected Lessons from the Jobs Numbers

    Unexpected Lessons from the Jobs Numbers

    This column appeared originally at TruthRevolt.org on October 7, 2014 — Last Friday, the Obama administration celebrated new numbers showing the national unemployment rate plummeting to 5.9% – the lowest official measure of joblessness since the beginning of 2008 and the financial collapse under the Bush administration. While most economists…

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