Todd Starnes: LIAR! NBC Says Phillips Never Claimed to be Vietnam Vet

by Todd Starnes   The Mainstream Media will do whatever is necessary to protect Native American and professional agitator Nathan Phillips. Phillips, who was filmed harassing a group of Catholic school students, was a guest on NBC’s Today with Savannah Guthrie. On Wednesday Guthrie grilled 16-year-old Nick Sandmann, the young…

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MPR Now Tracks ‘Demographic Background’ of Every On-Air Guest

Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) announced Tuesday a number of steps it’s taking to address the racial disparities in its newsroom, which will include tracking the “demographic background” of every guest who appears on air. In a January 22 article, MPR Executive Director Nancy Cassutt revealed that her newsroom is part…

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Commentary: Understanding the Democrats and Their ‘Vote Alchemy’

by Spencer P. Morrison   Legend says a humble French scribe named Nicolas Flamel discovered the philosopher’s stone – the alchemical secret to physical transmutation. To immortality itself. After turning a half-pound of mercury into gold, fear consumed Flamel: what man could resist the temptations of unlimited wealth and immortality?…

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South Carolina Foster Care Agencies Win Fight to Practice Faith Without Endangering Their Funding

by Joshua Gill   The Administration for Children and Families, within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, granted an exemption to faith-based foster care agencies in South Carolina, allowing them to choose potential parents in accordance with their religious beliefs without being denied government funding. The exemption comes…

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Republicans Aim to Jump-Start Judicial Confirmation Push After Recent Lag

by Kevin Daley   President Donald Trump resubmitted 51 judicial nominations that expired at the end of the last Congress Tuesday night, as Senate Republicans prepare to restart a years-long effort to fill the federal courts with conservative jurists. That work has slowed significantly in recent months, prompting conservative anxieties…

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Trump Plans Alternative State of the Union Speech

by Steve Herman   U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he would make an alternative speech after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told him there would be no State of the Union address in Congress next week—an action that he termed “a disgrace.” “She doesn’t want to hear the truth,”…

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Judge Allows Defamation Lawsuit Against Greenpeace to Proceed

by Michael Bastasch   A U.S. District Court judge allowed a forestry company’s defamation lawsuit against Greenpeace and affiliated groups to proceed on Tuesday, but dismissed racketeering claims leveled against the environmentalists. It’s the latest development in a multi-year legal battle between Resolute Forest Products and Greenpeace. “Although the Judge…

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Commentary: School Choice Is Breaking Down Barriers in Puerto Rico

by Jude Schwalbach   The new year is bringing exciting developments to Puerto Rico’s education reforms. Not only will the U.S. territory open new charter schools, it will also launch a new pilot private school voucher program in the fall. The need for education reform is most clearly illustrated by…

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Supreme Court Takes Up First Gun Rights Case in a Decade

by Kevin Daley   The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear its first gun rights case in almost a decade. The justices will decide whether a New York City ordinance which strictly regulates the possession and transportation of handguns outside the home is constitutional. Tuesday’s grant marks the first time…

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Kamala Harris Raises $1.5 Million in First 24 Hours of Campaign

by Molly Prince   Democratic California Sen. Kamala Harris raised approximately $1.5 million in one day following her announcement that she will be seeking the Democratic nomination for the presidency in 2020. In the 24 hours after Harris announced her presidential bid, she received an influx of primarily small donations…

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