Sherrod Brown Claimed ‘There Is No War on Coal,’ But Jim Renacci Says Incumbent Democrat is No Man of the People

Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) wears a canary pin on his lapel as a gesture of support for Ohio coal miners. When his political opponents accused him of siding with Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama in an attempt to bankrupt coal companies, Brown denied it. “There is no war on coal,…

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Bakers Fined $135K Over Wedding Cake Appeal to Supreme Court

Aaron and Melissa Klein

by Kelsey Harkness   The former owners of an Oregon bakery, ordered to pay $135,000 in damages for declining to make a cake for a same-sex wedding, are appealing their case to the Supreme Court. Lawyers for Aaron and Melissa Klein filed a petition Monday asking the Supreme Court to…

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Analysis: 100,000 Texans Can’t Be Wrong, Red Wave Rising

by Rick Manning   More than 100,000 Texans RSVP’d for tickets for the Donald Trump-Ted Cruz rally in Houston, with thousands waiting in line for a day to get inside the venue. While the arena held about 18,000, a similar number tailgated outside, viewing the rally on big screens much…

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Interpol’s Chinese President Meng Hongwei Has Disappeared

by Ted Bromund   Nearly a month ago, Meng Hongwei, the Chinese president of Interpol, disappeared during a visit home from France. Meng – or someone acting for him – has since submitted his resignation to Interpol, and Beijing has announced that he’s under investigation for corruption. His wife, who is still…

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Commentary: Meet Them With Tanks?

by George Rasley   Conservative social media is awash with advice for President Trump on how to deal with the army of invading Central American aliens who are rapidly approaching our Southern Border. There is a strong current of opinion that says the whole “migrant caravan” is a set-up by…

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New Jersey Solar Industry at Risk of Collapse as Subsidies Begin to Roll Back

by Jason Hopkins   New Jersey’s solar industry is expected to plummet unless imminent action by regulators is taken, allowing subsidies to continue propping up solar installation sales. The New Jersey solar market has grown steadily in recent years. With over 99,000 solar installations in place and around 7,000 employees…

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Congress Members Call for Investigation Into Pentagon’s Handling of Controversial $10 Billion Cloud Contract

by Andrew Kerr   Two members of the House Appropriations Committee requested an investigation Monday into the Pentagon’s handling of its $10 billion winner-take-all cloud computing contract following widespread criticism that the deal has been rigged from the start to favor Amazon. Amazon Web Services is the only cloud computing…

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Democrat Secretary of State Nominee Kathleen Clyde Continues to Rail Against ‘Voter Purges’ in Ohio

Registering to vote was once considered an individual responsibility – part of what it means to be an American citizen doing one’s civic duty. But that’s changed. The burden now falls to the state, not individual citizens, to assure that people register and stay eligible to vote. To do anything…

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