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House votes to pass the Equality Act, legislation that would severely endanger religious liberty

    The U.S. House of Representatives has voted and passed the controversial Equality Act on Thursday, Feb. 14. Proponents of the law claim that it is needed to prevent discrimination against LGBTQ people, while critics claim the law will be a dangerous infringement on religious liberty and women’s rights.   For a detailed discussion...

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The Biden administration withdrew a Trump-era order to track China’s influence on U.S. universities. Here’s why it matters.

    The Biden administration has quietly withdrawn a pending executive order from former President Donald Trump to track the influence of the Chinese Communist Party-linked Confucius Institute at universities and colleges across the U.S., which many are concerned will pave the way for further influence in these institutions from this major global adversary.  ...

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Increasing the minimum wage is bad economics and fundamentally immoral  

  Increases to the minimum wage have long been held as an article of faith among progressives, which is why Democrats are currently trying to impose a $15 minimum wage hike across the country via their ludicrously large $1.9 trillion COVID-19 spending bill.   What does more than doubling the federal minimum wage from $7.25...

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School Choice legislation sees a potential breakthrough amid forced distance learning

  As communities and states around the nation grapple with the logistics of facilitating education amid the ongoing pandemic, several states have either passed or are considering significant expansions on school choice.   Quick facts:   The Iowa Senate passed a bill on Jan. 28 requiring in-person schooling and establishing a fund expanding school choice...

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Joe Manchin, and Why His Newfound Power Could Make Him the Justice Kennedy of the Senate

  Joe Manchin may have effectively become the Justice Kennedy of the Senate. When all others have spoken and a tie is imminent, his decision could be the deciding factor. With Democrat control of the White House and an evenly split Senate, all eyes turn to the moderate senator.    Points covered in this article:  ...

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Tennessee bill gives fathers a voice in abortion

  A new Tennessee bill would give fathers the right to prevent the mother of their child from having an abortion. As to be expected, critics are claiming the bill gives men power over women’s bodies. As to the reason behind the bill, co-sponsor State Sen. Mark Pody said,   “I believe a father should...

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Biden expects COVID-19 restrictions to continue until Christmas or beyond

  The promise of “two weeks to flatten the curve” is well on its way to being “two years to flatten the curve,” as President Joe Biden recently expressed uncertainty about exactly when a return to normalcy will occur.   President Biden was recently asked when he thought the country could enjoy a return to...

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Facebook ‘unfriends’ Australia over dispute, blocks users from sharing news stories

    A proposed Australian law will require tech companies to pay for news stories, but before it even came up in the Senate, Facebook moved to ban the sharing of all news stories in Australia — inadvertently blocking government accounts, charitable organizations, and businesses in the process.   Quick Facts   The proposed News...

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Reflections From A Proud Rush Baby

  I don’t remember when I started listening to Rush Limbaugh.   I was young though. In middle school, most likely. I grew up in New York City, and Rush’s flagship station then was 77 WABC in the Big Apple. When I was in the car with my dad, and it was between the hours...

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Love your neighbor — even the Trump supporters who voluntarily plowed your driveway

    One would think that a simple act of neighborly kindness would be welcome these days, especially given the political and cultural climate we live in.   Unfortunately, one Los Angeles Times author viewed a recent act of kindness demonstrated towards her as a far more complex situation — and made a point of...

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