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Is Kim Davis a Hero or a Hypocrite?

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In Rowan County Kentucky, a county clerk is facing stiff penalties for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Her name is Kim Davis, and she’s become some kind of a hero in conservative circles. I too am in

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The Absurd “Dog-Authorized” Civil Forfeiture Case Reversed by Honest Judge

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Civil forfeiture laws look a whole lot like legalized highway robbery. Because that’s basically what they are. And because of the fact that they constitute basically free money for federal and state governments, it’s highly unlikely for civil forfeitures to

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The Difference Between Mt. Rushmore and Stone Mountain is Not as Great as You May Think

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Recently, the Atlanta chapter of the NAACP called for the removal of Confederate figures from the face of Stone Mountain in Georgia: The organization issued a statement calling for the removal of all symbols of the Confederacy from the park.

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Should We Just Delete History that Offends Us?

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In light of our “politically correct” need to expunge away anything that offends us, I thought this harrowing excerpt from George Orwell’s 1984 might be apropos: Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book rewritten, every picture has been

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Why It's Time for Churches to Give Up Their 501(c)3 Tax-Exempt Status

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Mark Oppenheimer of Time wrote a piece that’s caused great consternation among conservatives regarding churches giving up their 501(c)3 tax-exempt status. In the piece, he argues: “Rather than try to rescue tax-exempt status for organizations that dissent from settled public

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Dem Senator: Global Warming Skeptics Should be Prosecuted Like Mafia Bosses

Sheldon Whitehouse

I don’t know if he’s actually referring to every person who’s questioned manmade global warming theory, or if he’s only talking about the fossil fuel industry bosses. RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act) laws have been used to bring

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Undercover Tests Reveal Huge Gaps in TSA Security

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According to the results of recent undercover tests, TSA airport security measures are hugely ineffective: An internal investigation of the Transportation Security Administration revealed security failures at dozens of the nation’s busiest airports, where undercover investigators were able to smuggle mock explosives

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Former TSA Lobbyist Now on TSA Appropriations Committee

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Oh, the revolving door. How I hate thee. It’s becoming quite common for corporate lobbyists to get seats in key bureaucratic committees overseeing funding for their former employers (see: Comcast and the FCC or Monsanto and the FDA/EPA). The latest

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The PATRIOT ACT is Still Abusive and Useless … Why Are We Still Talking About This?

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According to a new report by the Inspector General, the PATRIOT ACT is still useless. That’s right: still. We pretty much already knew it was designed more to make us feel safe than be safe, but years after its initial

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Who Pays the Taxes in the United States? And Why?

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Today is Tax Day, and you’ve probably noted a few different narratives swirling around concerning taxes. One narrative is that the top earners in the US pay a disproportionate amount of taxes. This is known as a progressive tax rate.

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Gay TSA Agent Manipulated System to Grope Attractive Men

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As if we needed any more reason to hate the TSA, two agents have been dismissed recently for their involvement in “hand”-picking attractive men and manipulating the scanner to facilitate groping. The TSA requires pat-downs to be administered by officers

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Tax Freedom Day is April 24 this Year

Tax Freedom Day

Tax Freedom Day changes slightly every year. It marks the point in the year when taxpayers have worked long enough to pay their taxes every year. This year, it’s April 24. That means that if you took every cent you

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