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Elizabeth Warren Less Popular Than ‘Generic’ Democrat (Ass)

Brendan Kirby, New poll shows Massachusetts senator losing to Trump in hypothetical 2020 matchup.  Few politicians generate as much enthusiasm on the Left as Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), but a new Morning Consult/Politico poll suggests why President Donald Trump likely could not be happier to see the Massachusetts Democrat elevated. The poll is not favorable

Trump, Taxes and Liberal Hypocrisy

Larry Elder, Let’s describe the relationship of the media and their Democratic cohorts to taxes and those who “don’t pay them” as, well, complicated. In 2012, ABC News’ Jonathan Karl claimed on television that an auto mechanic making $75,000 a year paid a higher federal income tax rate than that paid by then-Republican presidential nominee

Justice for Justina: Judge orders Connecticut girl to be returned to family

Justina Pelletier is coming home.  A Massachusetts judge ordered the 16-year-old Connecticut girl, who was taken from her family by child welfare advocates more than a year ago, to be returned to her mother and father effective Wednesday. The ruling caps a long-running medical custody dispute that began when two highly-respected Boston hospitals clashed over

Credit Cards Have Expiration Dates. Laws Should Too

Jeff Jacoby,  THE GREAT state of Minnesota, you’ll be glad to learn, is no longer interested in the size and color of your bug deflector. The legislature in St. Paul recently scrapped the 1953 law regulating that automotive accessory, one of almost 1,200 antiquated or bizarre laws that Governor Mark Dayton recommended repealing as part

Justina Pelletier belongs with her family, Massachusetts DCF says in legal motion

 The fate of a 16-year-old Connecticut girl at the center of a major medical custody dispute is in the hands of a Massachusetts judge, now that Bay State children’s advocates have conceded Justina Pelletier should be returned to her family. In a controversial move, Pelletier was placed in the custody of the Massachusetts Department of

Justina Pelletier makes tearful plea to judge, asking to go home

 Justina Pelletier, the Connecticut teen taken from her family more than a year ago by Massachusetts officials after her parents took her to a hospital for help, made a tearful plea to the Bay State family court judge who holds her fate in his hands. In the 45-second, videotaped plea, first posted on a Facebook page set

Hemp Prepares for Prime Time as Weed’s Sober Cousin

 Mike Fata figures hemp could be the perfect food — if only people would stop snickering. Fata, the 37-year-old co-founder of Manitoba Harvest, has worked for the past decade on transforming the sober cousin of marijuana from the butt of jokes into a supermarket staple. The effort’s paying off. Costco Wholesale Corp. (COST), Safeway Inc.

Bay State Gov. Patrick dodges questions, chance to ˜Free Justina’

Raquel Okyay The governor of Massachusetts refuses to address why state agency is holding severely ailing Connecticut teen hostage for 14 months instead of sending her home to be in the care of her family and her doctors. “If Justina Pelletier dies in the state’s care, that’s on the hands of Gov. Deval L. Patrick,” said

More than year later: Bay State agency still holds sick Conn., girl, fights family

Raquel Okyay  The founder of the International family rights organization talked to Human Events about his taking on Massachusetts child protection agency and helping the Connecticut family broken apart when the agency nabbed their ailing teenage daughter for 14 months and failing to provide much-needed medical attention. “This case solely revolves around Boston Children’s Hospital disagreeing with Tufts Medical Center by