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Making Universities Earn Their Funding
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Making Universities Earn Their Funding

The Wall Street Journal recently reported on how some states are moving to fund universities based off of their performance. Taking a page from cash-strapped parents, states are increasingly telling their public universities to prove they’re worth the investment. The question is, why has this idea taken so long? As we reported here, university spending...

Non Scandalous Scandal
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Non Scandalous Scandal

Friday night the press was up in arms over Sessions decision to ask for the resignation letters of 46 Obama appointed US Attorneys… President Donald Trump’s administration asked remaining U.S. attorneys appointed by President Barack Obama to offer their resignations Friday, a seemingly abrupt move that surprised many—including the officeholders asked to leave. … The...

Trump Signs New Immigration EO
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Trump Signs New Immigration EO

Moments ago President Donald Trump signed a new immigration executive order… President Donald Trump on Monday re-issued his travel ban executive order with significant concessions from his prior directive: exempting existing visa holders from travel limits and removing Iraq from the original list of seven Muslim-majority countries whose citizens were barred from entering the U.S....

Lt Governor Dan Forest:
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Lt Governor Dan Forest:

Lt Governor said what made last night’s speech so great for President Donald Trump was he was able to talk to the American People for the first “unfiltered.” The majority of Americans last night were happy with President Donald Trump’s speech.  Most democrat pundits and politicians were kind of perplexed by this.  While they do admit...

The Entitlement Myth
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The Entitlement Myth

Many of President Donald Trump’s supporters are outraged about the budget debate currently happening within the GOP right now, Mr. Trump’s budget blueprint — which is expected to be central to his address to Congress on Tuesday night — sets up a striking clash with the House speaker, Paul D. Ryan, who has made a career...

Trump’s Budget Makes No Sense
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Trump’s Budget Makes No Sense

President Donald Trump is seeking a 10% increase in military spending in his new budget.  A proposal that is both sticking to and deviating from his promises on the campaign trail, President Donald Trump is seeking what he called a “historic” increase in defense spending, but ran into immediate opposition from Republicans in Congress who...

DOJ Drops Voter ID Challenge
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DOJ Drops Voter ID Challenge

President Donald Trump continues to deliver… President Trump’s Justice Department is ending the government’s opposition to a controversial voter ID law in Texas, according to a group involved in the case.  … After six years of legal wrangling, the Justice Department will no longer argue that Texas intentionally sought to discriminate against minorities when it...

Independent Media
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Independent Media

This morning, on the Today Show, former President George W. Bush discussed the press and what role they play in a democracy. Early on in the exclusive sit-down, the former president expressed a clear-eyed support for the news media, saying a free press was “indispensable to democracy.” “We need an independent media to hold people...

Trangender Teen Wins Texas State HS Wrestling Championship
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Trangender Teen Wins Texas State HS Wrestling Championship

It hasn’t taken long for these hypotheticals to become real… High school athlete Mack Beggs, a teenager who is transitioning from female to male, won his 110-pound weight class in the Texas girl’s state championship on Saturday, according to media reports. Beggs, 17, and many of his opponents want him to wrestle against boys, but...

Gov & AG Move to End Voter ID Appeal
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Gov & AG Move to End Voter ID Appeal

Many people have been wondering when, or if, this was going to happen.  I guess they got their answer Gov. Roy Cooper and Attorney General Josh Stein have taken steps to withdraw North Carolina’s appeal of a controversial voting rights lawsuit, essentially ending the state’s defense of its voter ID law and related election laws...