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Youth Vote Is Key to 2016 and Saving America

Chuck Norris,  Barack Obama was ushered into the Oval Office by a wave of young supporters and first-time voters in 2008. However, they are now among those most disillusioned with Obama and his regime, and they are the ticket to winning the 2016 presidential election and preserving the heart and soul of our republic. Politico […] Read More →

Underdog gives Chicago Mayor Emanuel a run for his money

 Billing himself as a champion of the poor, a Hispanic candidate with a catchy nickname could force well-funded Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel into a run-off election in the financially troubled city. Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, a county commissioner and former state senator, is tapping into perceptions that Emanuel has an authoritarian style and has governed for […] Read More →

Supreme Court to review Oklahoma execution procedure

 The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to review Oklahoma’s controversial method of execution by lethal injection, taking up a case brought by three death row inmates who accuse the state of violating the U.S. Constitution’s ban on cruel and unusual punishment. The high court just last week allowed the execution of a convicted killer in […] Read More →

Supreme Court agrees to decide gay marriage question

 The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether states can ban gay marriage, delving into a contentious social issue in what will be one of the most anticipated rulings of the year. The court, in a brief order, said it would hear cases concerning marriage restrictions in Michigan, Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee. The […] Read More →

The GOP’s 20 Car Pile-up – Vote Here Now

Hugh Hewitt,   Mitt Romney’s entry into the 2016 race for the GOP nomination has caught almost every observer of American politics flat-footed. Almost. Some did see it coming. And their early entry is not for lack of alternatives. Many among the would-be nominees on the Republican side of the aisle are extremely accomplished: Governors Chris […] Read More →

Are Independents Just Democrats and Republicans by Another Name?

 A new Gallup finds a record number of independent. But don’t expect a golden age of moderation any time soon. According to a Gallup poll out on Thursday, more Americans than ever—46 percent—self-identify as “independent.” But before the trumpets are sounded for a new, free-thinking, gridlock-free world of unaffiliated, presumably moderate voters, it’s important to parse […] Read More →

Keystone Pipeline’s Nebraska Path Cleared; Congress Votes

 TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL pipeline faces one less hurdle after Nebraska’s highest court cleared its path through the state, sending the matter back to Washington. The pipeline would funnel crude from Alberta’s oil sands to a network junction in southeast Nebraska, for transport to Gulf Coast refineries. While the ruling is a victory for energy […] Read More →

Boehner: Guys, I’m Totally A Conservative

Matt Vespa,   As Guy wrote earlier this week, Rep. John Boehner was elected to a third term as speaker of the House. The votes were tallied, he got a majority, and now it’s over. But that didn’t stop conservatives who are unimpressed with Boehner’s record as speaker from going into a fit of rage over the results. Boehner […] Read More →