Archive: Tue Nov 2015 (page 2)

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    Partisan Bible thumper openly asserts “the politics of God”

    Twice in three weeks a preacher has been given a public forum to speak about Jesus and the Gospel, and twice in three weeks that preacher has asserted a very political, small Jesus whose politics dovetails neatly with that of current American “progressives” — and left the Gospel…
    Jon Sanders, November 10, 2015
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    In case you missed him …

    Rick Henderson discussed the potential impact of pending legislative retirements during his latest appearance on Time Warner Cable News’ “Capital Tonight.”…
    Mitch Kokai, November 10, 2015
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    Barone has yet to see the projected Democratic turnout surge

    Michael Barone devotes his latest Washington Examiner column to a prediction involving Democratic voting patterns. You don’t have to wander long in the liberal commentariat to find projections that the Republican party is in a death spiral, doomed by demographics, discredited by the dissension…
    Mitch Kokai, November 10, 2015
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    Congressman contends Obamacare co-ops were built to fail

    Ali Meyer reports for the Washington Free Beacon on the latest bad news for Affordable Care Act co-operatives. A total of $1.23 billion in federal taxpayer dollars has now been sunk in 12 of 23 co-ops created under Obamacare that have gone out of…
    Mitch Kokai, November 10, 2015
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    The PC police at Yale

    Scott Greer documents for Daily Caller readers a disturbing development related to free speech at prestigious Yale University. In the lead-up to Halloween, Yale Dean Burgwell Howard sent out an email requesting that students do not engage in “cultural appropriation” when it comes to…
    Mitch Kokai, November 10, 2015
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    Standing against the Clean Power Plan

    Thomas Pyle writes for National Review Online that states ought to do more than just sue the Obama administration over its Clean Power Plan. Last month, a majority of the states sued the federal government over the so-called Clean Power Plan, the centerpiece of…
    Mitch Kokai, November 10, 2015
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    National Review columnist tackles a tough question of definition

    Jay Nordlinger addresses for National Review Online a question that tends to occupy quite a bit of attention on the political right: What is conservatism? If you call yourself a conservative, are you one? There may be something to that. I’m for a biggish…
    Mitch Kokai, November 10, 2015
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Barry Smith reports for Carolina Journal Online on U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis’ discussion of Obamacare, energy policy, the federal budget, and more with Americans for Prosperity activists in Mooresville. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains one benefit of North Carolina’s relatively weak public-sector union presence.
    Mitch Kokai, November 10, 2015