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Extreme Vetting is a Waste of Time

February 25, 2017 Deb Fillman 0 Likes 1 Dislikes 0

Before you accept the premise that extreme vetting is a great idea, shouldn’t you at least consider that maybe, just maybe, the opposite is true? Do you know what “extreme vetting” is? I have a confession: until I sat down...


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Milo Yiannopoulos Will Not Speak at CPAC

February 20, 2017 Tom Dougherty 0 Likes 1 Dislikes 0

The Conservative Political Action Conference has “disinvited” Milo Yiannopoulos from the upcoming conservative confab, after a video surfaced where the Breitbart News editor and alt-right poster boy appeared to condone pedophilia. “Due to the revelation of an offensive video in...


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This Video Is Why The American People Don’t Trust The Elites

February 14, 2017 Kevin Boyd 0 Likes 0 Dislikes 0

You want to see why Donald Trump was elected president on a pledge to restrict immigration? Here’s a video of Bill Kristol essentially saying working class whites should be replaced by immigrants. https://www.youtube.com/embed/mWJSKhEwjy8 The American people don’t trust the “ruling...


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You Cannot Oppose Fascism By Being A Fascist

February 2, 2017 Kevin Boyd 1 Likes 1 Dislikes 0

Last night, there was rioting in Berkeley, California as Breitbart’s Milo Yiannopoulos was forced to cancel an event at UC Berkeley. The latest explosion of “Love Trumps Hate” left businesses destroyed and Trump supporters were beaten in the streets. Many...


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Stop Saying It’s Not a “Muslim Ban” When It Is

February 2, 2017 Deb Fillman 2 Likes 1 Dislikes 0

Telling yourself there’s a meaningful difference between a “Muslim Ban” and a ban on immigration and travel to seven Muslim countries doesn’t make it “true.” Oh sure, it’s technically accurate. If it were a ban on Muslims, all Muslim countries would...


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The First Poll Is Out On Trump’s Immigration Executive Order

January 31, 2017 Kevin Boyd 0 Likes 0 Dislikes 0

So far, the Trump administration appears to be winning the PR battle on his immigration executive order. Reuters/Ipsos has released the first poll on the order and here are the findings. 49% of Americans agree with the order, 41% disagree...


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Is The Left Coming Out For Open Borders?

January 25, 2017 Kevin Boyd 0 Likes 0 Dislikes 0

Today, President Donald Trump announced two executive orders dealing with immigration. The first authorizes construction of his “border wall.” The second authorizes the defunding of so-called “sanctuary cities” who do not cooperate in illegal immigration enforcement. The sanctuary cities for...


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Marco Rubio Is The Symbol Of Everything Wrong With Politics

January 23, 2017 Kevin Boyd 0 Likes 0 Dislikes 0

Marco Rubio is probably my least favorite politician. It’s not because of any particular issue disagreements, but of how he conducts himself in office. Earlier this month, Rubio grilled Secretary of Defense nominee Rex Tillerson on human rights and his...


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He’s Everyone’s President

January 19, 2017 Kevin Boyd 0 Likes 0 Dislikes 0

This one is going to be very quick. At noon on Friday, Donald J. Trump is sworn in as U.S. President. For better or worse, he is the president of all of us. We have to root for him to...


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Should Libertarians And Liberals Unite?

January 17, 2017 Kevin Boyd 0 Likes 0 Dislikes 0

There was an article today in Vox by the Cato Institute’s Brink Lindsey calling for a progressive-libertarian alliance. It should be read in its entirety. Here are the two paragraphs that best summarize it: In this dark and menacing environment,...


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