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The hosts of Fox and Friends asked me today about Elizabeth Warren’s plans to institute a national $15 minimum wage. They also asked me about her claim that families in the 60s could live on a minimum wage of less than two dollars per hour. I called out her lies and explained an alternative to minimum wage that …

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Liberals are resisting President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration over border wall funding. He made his case, but as of this writing, 16 states have filed lawsuits to stop the declaration — despite the clear and serious problem on the porous southern border. These states seek to stop the Trump administration from diverting unspent government …

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In a new Gallup poll, 35 percent say government is the worst problem facing the U.S. In the 55 years that Gallup has asked the question — “What do you think is the most important problem facing this country today?” — this is the highest percentage of people who have identified the government as the …

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Elizabeth Warren desperately wants to shift attention away from the racial controversies that have ensnared her and other Democrats. Senator Warren turned heads recently during a campaign stop in Iowa when she said, “By the time we get to 2020, Donald Trump may not even be President,” adding that, “In fact, he may not even …

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President Donald Trump gave a speech in Miami, Florida, on President’s Day about what’s happening in Venezuela. The country is an example of the failure of socialism, and the president spoke of freedom and how socialism has destroyed the country. President Trump said that will never happen to America. The days of socialism and communism …

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Frederic Bastiat, a French economist and member of the French National Assembly, lived from 1801 to 1850. He had great admiration for our country, except for our two faults — slavery and tariffs. He said: “Look at the United States. There is no country in the world where the law is kept more within its …

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Not even conservatives disliked Barack Obama the way leftists, mainstream media, and Hollywood dislike President Donald Trump. In fact, they loathe this man — who wants to actually do something to shore up the country’s porous southern border — because Hillary “I’m With Her” Clinton lost. President Trump signed a budget bill on Friday to …

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Who does Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York blame for his state’s $2.3 billion budget shortfall? The party that doesn’t run New York, as Blaze TV’s Deneen Borelli said. Cuomo wants the government to repeal the cap on local and state tax deductions. But his state’s problems began way before the Trump administration’s changes. Why …

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In economics, the law of diminishing returns describes the shrinking benefits associated with additional capital expenditures. Beyond some point, the disadvantages of increasing your investment start to outweigh the advantages. Alas, there is a political corollary to this concept that the White House has been ignoring but maybe shouldn’t. We all agree that illegal immigration …

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Trump drives women to birth control. Well, at least that’s what all of mainstream media is trying to report. Reinforcing the myth that Republicans are trying to take away birth control, the MSM is shouting their contraception lies as loudly and as often as possible. But fear is good medicine for abortion activists. And the …

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By Donald J. Boudreaux

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By Walter Williams

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By Rev. Derek McCoy, Published in the Heritage Foundation’s Culture Index 2017

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By Tim Bradley

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By Ken Blackwell

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By Thomas Sowell

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By Virginia Walden Ford

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by Thomas Sowell

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Surely murder is a serious subject, which ought to be examined seriously. Instead, it is almost always examined politically in the context of gun control controversies, with stock arguments on both sides that have remained the same for decades. And most of those arguments are irrelevant to the central question: Do tighter gun control laws reduce the murder rate?

That is not an esoteric question, nor one for which no empirical evidence is available. Think about it. We have 50 states, each with its own gun control laws, and many of those laws have gotten either tighter or looser over the years. There must be tons of data that could indicate whether murder rates went up or down when either of these things happened.

But have you ever heard any...

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January 16, 2018 | Star Parker | Syndicated Nationally by Creators


Black women constitute 6 percent of our population, yet they account for 35 percent of abortions. How can Democrats possibly be serving this community by supporting and encouraging this disaster?

This year, as every year, I will be joining the hundreds of thousands who will be arriving in Washington, D.C., for the March for Life. March for Life notes the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, Jan. 22, 1973, which legalized abortion on demand in our country.
The event has taken place every year since 1973 and will continue to take place every year until this disastrous and destructive decision is reversed.
Those who come to Washington express the breadth and depth of the resolve they hold for enshrining respect for the sanctity of life as part of our national culture.
They often brave the hostile elements of winter in our nation's capital. And have also braved many different political climates.
Fortunately, this year, the pro-life political climate has dramatically improved.
Operation Rescue, one the nation's leading activist pro-life Christian organizations, has named President Donald Trump its Pro-Life Person of the Year.
Last October, the House passed the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. This legislation prohibits abortion after 20 weeks, the point at which it's estimated that the unborn child can feel pain.
Trump has indicated that he is ready to sign the bill into law. In order for this to happen, it must pass the Senate. However, there is considerable doubt that Majority Leader Mitch McConnell can muster the necessary 60 votes, particularly now that the Republican count in the Senate is down to 51.
Nevertheless, the push should be made in the Senate, and there are indications that the vote will take place.
Today's political landscape is characterized by increased partisan polarization, and abortion is no exception.
According to a 2017 Gallup poll, 71 percent of Democrats self-identify as "pro-choice" compared with 36 percent of Republicans — a difference of 35 percentage points. Sixteen years ago, in 2001, the gap between Democrats and Republicans on this issue was 26 points. The 71 percent "pro-choice" figure among Democrats in 2017 was the highest it's been in the last 17 years.
The nation's highest abortion rates are among black and Hispanics, both of whom vote disproportionately for Democrats. So, as in other areas, these minority communities are not getting the leadership they need in the Democratic politicians they vote for.
It's why Republicans should push for floor votes on abortion. It provides an opportunity to push Democrats and raise awareness among their constituents about this issue.
Black women constitute 6 percent of our population, yet they account for 35 percent of abortions. How can Democrats possibly be serving this community by supporting and encouraging this disaster?
It's vital for blacks, and for all Americans, to understand that abortion is not an issue that can be viewed in isolation. Lack of respect for the sanctity of life spills over into other critical areas of human behavior.
Thus it is no accident that the years since the Roe v. Wade decision have been years in which the American family has collapsed.
In 1960, 73 percent of all children were living with two parents in a first marriage. By 2014, this was down to 46 percent.
In 2014, 54 percent of black children were living with a single parent. Seventy-one percent of black babies were born to unwed mothers in 2014 compared with 40 percent in 1960.
Research is overwhelming regarding the centrality of a healthy family structure to success in life. There is little question that the deep issues in black communities today tie to family collapse.
And at the core of that collapse is the absence of reverence for the sanctity of life.
There is no issue more central to our national moral, physical and fiscal health than abortion. And the partisan implications are clear.
Republicans must help lead blacks and Hispanics out of the darkness in which the Democratic Party is holding them hostage.

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By Ryan Scott Bomberger

What is feminism? If you asked people on the street, the most common response is “equality.” Yet at the darkened heart of today’s faux feminism, there is no equality because it is violently hostile to Life. You can dress it up in all the pink banners, euphemisms, and #ShoutYourAbortion tweetfests that you’d like, but the truth can’t be hashtagged over. Without Life, there is no equality.

How many times must we go around this human value merry-go-round? You can’t diminish and destroy any part of the human family and expect humanity to rise. Fannie Lou Hamer understood this. It was why she was so “sick and tired of being sick and tired.” She fought against a society that claimed “land of...

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