As Year Ends, Obama Approval Rating Approaches 50%

President Barack Obama’s approval rating has hit 48 percent as 2014 came to a close. Just after the November election, Obama’s approval rating began to surge. Much of his signature polices were funded in the “CRomnibus,” including executive amnesty and Obamacare, which was passed with bipartisan support.

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Al Sharpton is Obama’s Whipping Boy

As more and more racially-motivated attacks against police and private citizens are occurring as a result of the recent and unfortunate deaths of two black men at the hands of police, the blame for all of this racial division needs to be squarely placed on the laps of President Obama and race-baiters like Rev. Al Sharpton.

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An American New Year’s Resolution

As the New Year begins, it behooves those who love America to embrace a new resolve, a resolve to once again proclaim their love of their land and their determination to defeat those within its borders seeking to destroy it.

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A Flu Epidemic of Unknown Origin

The Centers for Disease Control declared a flu epidemic this week, as the death toll from “influenza-like” complications rose to 15 children. The flu season began early—part of a troubling pattern stretching back across several years—and the current strain seems resistant to commonly available vaccines.

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Congressman To Boehner: Make Scalise Resign From Leadership Over David Duke Aide Relationship

Democratic Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney of New York is the first member of the U.S. Congress to call on House Speaker John Boehner to ask for House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise’s resignation. Maloney wants Scalise’s scalp after the revelation that Scalise had a years-long personal and political relationship with Kenneth Knight, the top political aide to former Ku Klux Klan grand wizard David Duke.


Is the Dark Net a Haven for Pedophiles?

If you hang around serious Internet nerds long enough, you’ll eventually hear talk of the “Dark Net” or “Deep Web.” These are the shadowy corners of the Internet, in which tracing users or finding websites is made extremely difficult. Conventional


‘Tis the Season to Search for Schools

Many parents use the start of the new year as a time to start searching for new schools for their children for the 2015-2016 school year. And believe it or not, January is not too early to get this search stared. (In some cases, it might be considered late!)

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Tech Insider Blasts Industry

None other than a prominent TechCrunch contributor called out tech industry insiders who push for massive increases in guest-worker visas while falsely claiming that there is a shortage of American high workers.


Harvard Law School Slapped by Feds over Sexual Assault Policy

The federal government has found Harvard Law School to be in violation of Title IX over its policy on sexual assault, and the school has agreed to revise its policies. In a statement Tuesday, Harvard University and Harvard Law School said that they have been “pro-active” in revising their sexual assault policies ahead of the resolution of the controversy, which was reached last week in a formal agreement with the U.S. Department of Education.

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Sacramento Bee Editorial Slams McCarthy for Defending Scalise

The Sacramento Bee published an editorial Wednesday in which it criticizes California Republican Kevin McCarthy, Majority Leader in the U.S. House, for defending Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) over allegations that he addressed a gathering associated with white supremacist David Duke in 2012. (Scalise has apologized quickly, though it is not clear whether he knew about the group’s beliefs or if he even addressed the group at all.)

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) (AP)

GOP Is the ‘Mark’ in Immigration Reform Game

Over the past two years, almost no national leader of the Republican party has been able to pass a media microphone without declaring an absolute intention to pass immigration reform. The party’s “strategists” regularly aver to anyone who will listen that the party won’t be able to compete in the future unless it supports “immigration reform.” That allows their opposition to dictate what “reform” is, and negotiations proceed from the left’s desired policy vision.

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Report: Scalise’s Pitch 20 Years Ago: I’m ‘David Duke Without The Baggage’

Nearly 20 years ago, when he was an up-and-coming politician, Rep. Steve Scalise reportedly told a reporter that he’s like David Duke without the baggage. “This is what I remember about the first time I met Steve Scalise nearly 20 years ago: He told me he was like David Duke without the baggage,” Stephanie Grace, a longtime reporter on Louisiana politics, writes in the liberal New Orleans Advocate.


Report: John McCain Leading Purge of AZ Conservatives

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and his allies are reportedly leading a purge of conservatives in Arizona to pave the way for an easier reelection bid should McCain decide to run for reelection in 2016. McCain’s political team is reportedly “engaging

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Marco Rubio: Immigration Reform Not A Political ’Bonanza’ For GOP in 2016

Sen. Marco Rubio admits that immigration reform is a tough challenge for Republicans, but adds that a solution to the problem isn’t necessary before the 2016 elections. Rubio, who helped lead the Senate ‘Gang of Eight’ effort to pass an immigration reform bill, admits that many Americans don’t trust their government to properly address the issue in a comprehensive bill.