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 […]

Democrats propose 10-cent tax on plastic bags nationwide

Democrats propose 10-cent tax on plastic bags nationwide

House Democrats have introduced legislation that would impose a 10-cent tax on plastic bags nationwide. Rep. Alan S. Lowenthal, California Democrat, introduced the Trash Reduction Act of 2015 on Thursday in an effort to “dramatically reduce plastic trash nationwide,” according to a press release. He said he hopes the plastic bag models in California and […]

Solar power plant’s carbon dioxide emissions shock Californians

Solar power plant’s carbon dioxide emissions shock Californians

By H. Sterling Burnett / Heartland Institute The Ivanpah solar power plant in the Mojave Desert, promoted and supported by the Obama administration in its push to reduce America’s carbon dioxide emissions, is running afoul of California’s strict carbon emission laws. Even before beginning operations the Ivanpah plant noted it would use natural gas as […]

Taxpayers paid for intact human fetal brains from StemExpress

Taxpayers paid for intact human fetal brains from StemExpress

By Elizabeth Harrington / Washington Free Beacon Taxpayers have paid for intact human fetal brains intended for use in medical research, at a cost of as much as $1,080 per brain, according to documents obtained through a public records request. Researchers at the University of Connecticut studying brain development for the National Institutes of Health […]

Hamtramck is first American city to elect majority Muslim council

Hamtramck is first American city to elect majority Muslim council

A diverse Detroit enclave known for its Polish heritage elected three Muslim-Americans to its city council Tuesday night, reportedly making it the first Muslim-majority city council in the country. Saad Almasmari, a Yemeni American, received the most votes of the six candidates on the ballot, while incumbents Abu Musa and Anam Miah, both Bangladesh natives, […]

Holding ‘gun-free zone’ backers accountable for mass murder

Holding ‘gun-free zone’ backers accountable for mass murder

By Ben Bullard / Personal Liberty Digest Hoping to take the fight to the gun control lobby, the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) is calling for those in charge of “gun-free zones” to be held legally responsible for any mass murders that take place on their property. From a report Tuesday at Guns.com: A gun rights […]

Letter to NBC News suspending debate partnership

Letter to NBC News suspending debate partnership

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Following last week’s debacle of a debate among the Republicans seeking the GOP nomination for president, Republican Party Chairman Reince Priebus sent a strongly-worded letter to the chairman of NBC News. In the letter, Priebus outlines what CNBC agreed to and what they ultimately did. Essentially, NBC News was […]

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