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People today, especially those under 50, will have no idea how a single television show can have dominated the media landscape. Before 500 channels, before micro-targeted programming, there were only three networks, and the national conversation could...
From: Big Government | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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Dr. Greg Brannon, the Tea Party-endorsed candidate in North Carolina's May 6 Republican Senate primary, is emerging as the top challenger to GOP Establishment-backed front runner, Thom Tillis. Tillis, Speaker of the House in the North Carolina House...
From: Big Government | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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Today, in the year 2064, as we look back over the last 50 years, it might seem as if the Abundance Revolution was inevitable, since so much wealth was involved. After all, it was wealth just waiting to be unleashed. Yet paradoxically, on the eve of the...
From: Big Government | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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Democrat Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-MA) told the Boston Herald last week Obamacare will cost Democrats dearly in the upcoming midterm elections. "We will lose seats in the House," said Lynch. "And I think we may lose the Senate. I think that's a possibility...
From: Big Government | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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Organizing for America, which likes to gin up the phony "war on women" rhetoric on behalf of Democrats and President Barack Obama, used the late Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-MA) of all people in an email on Saturday to encourage supporters to add their names...
From: Big Government | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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A loud debate about crime statistics is taking place in Chicago as 2014 gets underway. The Police Department is claiming that it has helped lower crime, as statistics are down all across the board over last year. But others claim that the ultra cold...
From: Big Government | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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When British photojournalist Charles Ommanney traveled through six states to photograph American gun owners, he found something he did not expect: they don't fit the stereotypes. According to PolicyMic.com, Ommanney was sent to photograph American gun...
From: Big Government | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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As the nation awaits Hillary Clinton's decision of whether or not she will run for president in 2016, a cache of 7,500 pages of newly released documents from Bill Clinton's years in the White House show some familiar political themes. One revelation...
From: Big Government | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Rep. Steve King (R-IA) said that Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg is targeting him specifically with attack ads because he is one of the few in Congress who will stand up against and tell the truth about amnesty.  As Breitbart News reported, Zuckerberg's...
From: Big Government | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) said the only thing that could stop America from becoming the world's largest producer of oil and natural gas and using its energy profits to pay down the debt is the federal government getting in the way.  Appearing on Breitbart...
From: Big Government | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's vulnerability to the confounding...
From: Big Government | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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On April 18th Breitbart News called Washington and Lee University (W&L) for comment on student demands that the school "acknowledge" Robert E. Lee's "dishonorable side," apologize for "participating in chattel slavery," end "neo-Confederate" marches...
From: Big Government | Monday, April 21, 2014
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On April 23rd Governor Nathan Deal (R) will sign Georgia's expanded concealed carry bill – the Safe Carry Protection Act of 2014 – into law during a special ceremony. As Breitbart News reported on February 24, the Safe Carry Protection Act (HB...
From: Big Government | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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Alderwoman Jessica Wilson of the Missouri town of Marionville in the Ozark Mountain has resigned after the town's newly-elected mayor, Danny Clevenger, said he supported the beliefs--though not the actions--of F. Glenn Miller, the man who allegedly...
From: Big Government | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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As is his custom for national holidays, President Barack Obama commemorated Easter this Sunday with a picture of himself. The photo, shared by the President's Twitter account, shows Obama encouraging a young girl at the White House's Easter Egg Roll...
From: Big Government | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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Though the Republican National Committee has touted its progress in technological advances with analytics and micro-targeting tools after getting trounced by Democrats in 2012, its state-of-the-art tool to target and find voters is not yet operational...
From: Big Government | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the Archbishop of New York, visited CBS's Face the Nation on this Easter Sunday to discuss the joyful holiday with host Norah O'Donnell, praising Pope Francis for using his charisma to attract people to the Church and even putting...
From: Big Government | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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Though the Common Core initiative was once dismissed as a little-known and tedious education policy issue, the New York Times says that the nationalized academic standards have grown to be a central electoral issue that is separating establishment Republicans...
From: Big Government | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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Once again President Obama has bowed to his environmentalist supporters and passed on making a decision for or against the Keystone XL Pipeline. But the President's refusal to make a decision has left several Democrats running for re-election stammering...
From: Big Government | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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In Lehigh Acres, Florida, a crucifixion display that featured a man dressed as Jesus tied to a cross to honor Good Friday was ordered to be taken down and moved elsewhere. The display, which was set up near a busy intersection, caused traffic problems...
From: Big Government | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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“Why do you seek the living among the dead? He is not here, but has risen.” —Luke 24:5–6 (ESV) “He is risen!” For centuries, it was proclaimed in the streets on Easter morning. It was a way that Christians identified each other on this day,...
From: Big Government | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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Today, Christians throughout the world celebrate the Feast of Easter. On this day Jesus of Nazareth, crucified and buried two days before, rose from the dead. The entirety of the Christian faith hinges on this fact. Now, this alone would be reason enough...
From: Big Government | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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He has not only been feted recently by White House advisers. He is all the rage at the Council on Foreign Relations, the International Monetary Fund, and the United Nations as well. This 42-year old economist from French academe has written a hot new...
From: Big Government | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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On April 18th, Rasmussen Reports released a poll showing 37 percent "of likely U.S.  voters now fear the federal government." 47 percent of respondents said they do not, and "17 percent are not sure." Moreover, 54 percent "consider the federal government...
From: Big Government | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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This week, the New York City Police Department shocked many by announcing an end to its Muslim monitoring program, the Zone Assessment Unit. But at a time in which Islamic extremism appears to be an increasingly present risk, the NYPD also appears to...
From: Big Government | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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When Woodrow Wilson signed into law the Revenue Act of 1913, it probably sounded like a good idea. Most people would pay less in taxes and the prices of everyday goods would drop, he promised. And the rich would — finally! — start paying their fair...
From: Big Government | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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In a Business Insider article, “Why Google Is Making Massive, Crazy Bets On Drones And Robots,” reporter Megan Rose Dickey explains that Google is expanding itself from the virtual world to the physical world by noting that Google has just purchased...
From: Big Government | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Thomas Piketty has written a new book that is causing a great commotion inside and outside of liberal economic circles, among Americans who think themselves to be “progressive” but are really just plain socialists.  The basic thesis of the book,...
From: Big Government | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has a slight lead in another New Hampshire poll of potential 2016 Republican presidential candidates. But the poll, released on Friday, revealed that most voters are undecided, and only one percent of those surveyed have decided...
From: Big Government | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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A prominent black member of Congress and a longtime civil rights leader accused the Clinton White House of racially profiling him when he tried to meet Vice President Al Gore in 1993.  As documents the Clinton Library released on Friday revealed, an...
From: Big Government | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Political observers rightly predicted that the tenure of progressive New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio would be marred by constant opposition from conservatives. What they did not predict is opposition from the political left. Now, liberal activists...
From: Big Government | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Writing at National Review Online, American Enterprise Institute’s Rick Hess and Mike McShane make the complaint that critics of Common Core have not come up with the next steps to “repeal and replace” for states that want to restore academic integrity...
From: Big Government | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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On April 17th, a group of protesters gathered outside NRA headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia, and held signs that read, "NRA: Bought and Paid for in Blood" and "Honk to Stop Gun Violence," among other things. Media Research Center's Dan Joseph interviewed...
From: Big Government | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Just ahead of a possible Hillary run for the presidency, the Clinton Library released a new load of documents from President Bill Clinton’s years in the White House. One of those documents attempts to explain Hillary's "vast right-wing conspiracy"...
From: Big Government | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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BUNKERSVILLE, Nevada—Cliven Bundy’s ranch, recently the site of a tense stand-off that started over two weeks ago between the federal government and the Bundy family, had morphed into a good old-fashioned family picnic complete with live country...
From: Big Government | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Far too often, we get so caught up in the daily political back and forth that we forget to pause and take some time for reflection. This week, people of faith are celebrating important holidays--religious days where we are called not just to reflect,...
From: Big Government | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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A group of multiracial students calling themselves The Committee wants Washington and Lee University (W&L) to free "students of color... from the psychological shackles that currently exist." On April 17th Breitbart News reported The Committee...
From: Big Government | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Leaders of a national atheist group say the best spot to find a nonbeliever is in a place of faith. To that end, the American Atheists, in an effort to raise awareness and attract new members, are holding their annual conference...
From: Big Government | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Though in March Indiana became the first state to officially abandon the Common Core standards, both opponents and supporters of the initiative who have been waiting for the unveiling of their replacements are now weighing in on the final version released...
From: Big Government | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Nissan announced Wednesday that it will be significantly expanding a program that provides free charging stations for new buyers of its Leaf electrical vehicle. Nissan is not building a new network of charging stations, rather it is partnering with several...
From: Big Government | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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In the summer of 2008, while the U.S. presidential election was in full swing, I took a break from the political fray to visit Prague, where my girlfriend (now wife) Julia was studying Czech. I intended to stay for a week but ended up staying for a month,...
From: Big Government | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Northeastern Ohio leftists Rep. Mike Foley (D-Cleveland) and Rep. Bob Hagan (D-Youngstown) have introduced legislation to increase the state minimum wage to $10.10, which they say will help poor Ohioans and punish unfair employers. House Bill 502 (HB...
From: Big Government | Friday, April 18, 2014
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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Friday stood by his statement regarding embattled Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, saying on KSNV’s What’s Your Point?, “If anyone thinks by any figment of their imagination that what happened up there last week...
From: Big Government | Friday, April 18, 2014
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Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) called for “calmer heads to prevail” in the showdown between the Bundy family and the federal government. Paul chided Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) for calling the family and their supporters “domestic terrorists.” “I don’t...
From: Big Government | Friday, April 18, 2014
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Senate Budget Committee ranking member Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) said Friday that House Speaker John Boehner’s comments that he is "hellbent" on granting amnesty to illegal aliens in 2014 could destroy the GOP’s chances of winning American voters....
From: Big Government | Friday, April 18, 2014
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Billionaire Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s political advocacy firm FWD.us is publicly driving for a proposal to grant amnesty to illegal alien DREAMers who enlist in the U.S. military with a pair of new attack ads against Rep. Steve King (R-IA)....
From: Big Government | Friday, April 18, 2014
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Holy Week nears its conclusion, and the story of Good Friday—the Passion of Jesus Christ—is worth revisiting. “But he was wounded for our transgressions;             he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that...
From: Big Government | Friday, April 18, 2014
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A move is afoot to get Americans to see local school boards as a major obstacle to effective school reform. What is the overt charge against them? That low achievers or minority groups get the short end of the stick and languish, while their “privileged”...
From: Big Government | Friday, April 18, 2014
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The Department of Health and Human Services is proposing a rule that would, if implemented, guarantee that even more Americans who like their health insurance plans cannot keep them. Fixed indemnity plans, which pay insured customers a set amount towards...
From: Big Government | Friday, April 18, 2014
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Writing at Slate, Forrest Wickman examines the etymology and origins of the holiday’s name. Today is Good Friday, the day on which Christians commemorate the crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ. The name may seem counterintuitive to many Christians...
From: Big Government | Friday, April 18, 2014
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