Abedin emails: Clinton ‘often confused’ at State Department

Abedin emails: Clinton ‘often confused’ at State Department

By Alana Goodman / Washington Free Beacon Hillary Clinton was “often confused” about elements of her job at the State Department, according to an email written by her close aide Huma Abedin and released by a watchdog group on Monday. Judicial Watch obtained a number of Abedin’s work-related emails through a public records request and […]

Study: Common Core and aligned testing consortia illegal

Study: Common Core and aligned testing consortia illegal

By Ashley Bateman / Heartland Institute A study recently published by the Pioneer Institute says Common Core standards and associated tests are directing the country toward a nationally driven curriculum, in violation of federal law, and it says the Obama administration used stimulus money to coerce states into adopting the program. Federal Overreach and Common […]

Nullification history: Kentucky Resolutions passed on Nov. 10, 1798

Nullification history: Kentucky Resolutions passed on Nov. 10, 1798

From the Tenth Amendment Center We are currently allowing liberal states and cities to nullify laws concerning immigration and narcotics, but overruling them on supporting other federal laws tightening immigration. The attempt to use nullification by slave owners gave the principle a bad name but in its original form as envisioned by Jefferson and Madison […]

Here are some common-sense gun laws

Here are some common-sense gun laws

By Timothy Wheeler The growth in both types and numbers of gun owners and the coincident drop in violent crime have not induced gun prohibitionists to reconsider their position. A rational person might look on these big-picture truths as evidence that her thinking could be wrong. But if gun prohibitionists were rational people, civil rights […]

Border agency puts off deployment of body-worn cameras

Border agency puts off deployment of body-worn cameras

U.S. Customs and Border Protection doesn’t oppose use of body-worn cameras but will hold off on deployment of the technology for now while studying its best use, the head of the agency said Thursday. CBP Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske announced that the nation’s largest federal law enforcement agency will conduct an additional review of all […]

Security agreement undermines key Clinton defense of personal email use

Security agreement undermines key Clinton defense of personal email use

By Lachlan Markay / Washington Free Beacon A nondisclosure agreement signed by Hillary Clinton upon taking office as the nation’s chief diplomat undermines a key defense mounted by her and her allies against allegations that she mishandled classified information. Clinton has repeatedly defended her use of a private email address instead of an official State […]

TSA airport security procedures proven to be nothing more than a show

TSA airport security procedures proven to be nothing more than a show

By Sam Rolley / Personal Liberty Digest A report out from the Government Accountability Office reveals that all of the additional airport security holdups and headaches put in place since 2001 do little more than make traveling a nightmare for Americans. According to a new GAO report, the Transportation Security Administration “has not consistently evaluated […]

The real deal with public opinion and the Common Core

The real deal with public opinion and the Common Core

From NCPA The results of two national annual polls reveal that although public support for Common Core is waning, the education initiative still is viewed positively in public opinion. In 2013, 44 percent of poll responders agreed that implementing Common Core standards would make the United States “more competitive globally.” Back in 2012, support for […]

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