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Giving Thanks is Good for You

Jackie Gingrich Cushman, Thanksgiving began in 1621 when the Pilgrims invited the Wampanoag Indians to join them in celebration of the fall harvest. The Pilgrims had fled religious persecution in England a year earlier and had lost many of their group during the travels overseas and subsequent harsh winter. After harvest, they paused to thank

Chicago Mayor Creates New ID so that Illegal Immigrants can get Welfare

Freedom Outpost – by Tim Brown Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel defied President Donald Trump and US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) back in November stating that illegal aliens had a home in Chicago. Now, he is taking things a step further.  In the wake of Attorney General Jeff Sessions’  warning that sanctuary cities, like Chicago,

Durbin Amendment Routing Provision Costly to Consumers

Andrew Quinlan, Once again, politicians in our nation’s capital failed to beat the free market by setting price controls. This should come as no surprise. Historically, government price-setting has never resulted in any tangible benefit for American consumers—the very people it’s intended to help. Anyone who lived through the gas shortages of the 1970s or

Rockville Rape: Montgomery County School Superintendent Paid $275,000 Per Year

Katie Pavlich, Montgomery County School Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith, under fire for his delayed response to the alleged rape of a 14-year-old girl at Rockville High School last week, rakes in a taxpayer funded salary of $275,000, months of paid time off and a whole goody bag full of other pricey benefits.  According to Smith’s contract, he receives

Andy Schlafly: Making American Civilization Great Again

Andy Schlafly, Donald Trump’s effective use of Twitter has often dominated the news cycle, but a new tweet from Representative Steve King (R-IA) is giving the president a run for his money. On Sunday the 8-term Congressman from northwest Iowa tweeted, “culture and demographics are our destiny. We can’t restore our civilization with somebody else’s

MIT Scientists Vie for Influence with President Trump

Charles Clough, During his candidacy Donald Trump said he would withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement. Lately the White House received three letters by MIT scientists arguing for and against doing so. The first came from MIT Professor Emeritus of Atmospheric Science Richard Lindzen, with a petition signed by approximately 300 scientists, urging