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FLASHBACK: Presidential Hopeful Nikki Haley Promoted the Bubba Wallace ‘Noose’ Hoax

The list of potential Republican presidential candidates for 2024 is growing faster than President Volodymyr Zelensky’s military weaponry wish list. So will Governor Ron DeSantis challenge former President Donald Trump, and will Mike Pompeo and Mike Pence throw their hats into the ring? We will have to wait and see; however, in just a few […]

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Speaker McCarthy Defends Police Officer Who Killed Ashli Babbitt: He ‘Did His Job’

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy defended Capitol Police officer Lieutenant Michael Byrd, who shot and killed unarmed Trump supporter Ashli Babbitt during the January 6th, 2021 riot at the Capitol. It’s quite the different story than the one told by his new buddy in Congress, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, who said during a meeting of the […]

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Joe Manchin’s Wife’s Organization Received $200 Million from Omnibus Bill

By Adam Andrzejewski for RealClearPolicy Included in the $1.7 trillion omnibus package supported by Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) was a provision to give $200 million to the Appalachian Regional Commission, an agency headed by Manchin’s wife, Gayle. The Appalachian Regional Commission operates as an economic development partnership between the federal government and 13 Appalachian states, distributing infrastructure […]

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Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders Set to Ban Drag Shows for Children in Arkansas

Arkansas Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders is poised to sign a bill that will re-define drag shows as ‘adult-oriented performances’ and ban them from public squares with children in attendance. It is astounding that there would be a side debating against it. But, as the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports, there was “audible dissent” from Democratic lawmakers when […]

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In 1801, President Thomas Jefferson Explained the Correct Way to Handle the Ukraine-Russia War

Editor’s note: In his first inaugural address, after the “Revolution of 1800,” President Thomas Jefferson laid out the proper American foreign policy. Jefferson would explain, to use today’s parlance, why America should never be the world’s police and must remain independent from the turmoil of the Old World. Specific portions highlighted do not appear in […]

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Trump Makes Impassioned Plea Calling for Peace, End to War in Ukraine

Donald Trump, the frontrunner for the Republican nomination for President in 2024, is calling for immediate de-escalation and peace in Ukraine. It is a position that has set him apart from President Joe Biden, as well as any other GOP hopefuls thus far. Trump released a pair of videos Thursday that outline his position on […]

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How Much Pandemic Aid Was Lost to Fraud? Answer Still ‘Impossible to Estimate’

By Brett Rowland (The Center Square) A U.S. House committee hearing made clear the total cost of fraud and waste in taxpayer-funded pandemic relief programs remains unknown. Members of the House Committee on Oversight and Accountability argued about who was to blame for widespread fraud in a range of federal pandemic relief programs, but they […]

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Republicans Move to Ban Chinese Interests from American Farmland

By Timothy Schumann (The Center Square) Two members of Congress representing almost the entirety of Washington east of the Cascades in Congress want to stop a particular group of foreign nationals from owning, controlling, or profiting from American agricultural land. U.S. Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Spokane, and Dan Newhouse, R-Sunnyside, have introduced the “Prohibition of […]

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Squad Member Rashida Tlaib Has Hysterical Crying Fit After Ilhan Omar Booted from Committees for Anti-Semitism

Comedian Adam Carolla eviscerated far-left ‘Squad’ member Rashida Tlaib after she burst into a hysterical crying fit on the House floor over her fellow Squad Ilhan Omar getting the boot from a congressional committee. In case you missed it, Omar (D-MN) was removed from her role on the Foreign Affairs Committee on Thursday due to […]

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The Ukraine First Crowd Is Now Advocating Giving Them Nuclear Weapons

I often think back to our Founding Fathers and wonder if they, at any point, envisioned a future in which a construct like a ‘think tank’ would have a prominent role in public policy. Something tells me that, like most Americans today, our Founding Fathers would have little idea of what a think tank does. […]

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