New Ohio Bill Would Overhaul Controversial ‘State Takeovers’ of Local Public Schools

A new Republican-backed bill is being considered that would dramatically undo a major and controversial education initiative that was supported and signed by former Gov. John Kasich. In 2015, Ohio was facing an epidemic of failing schools. An Ohio Department of Education report for 2014-2015 found that only six of the…

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Christian Employers Alliance to Launch First State Chapter in Ohio

The Christian Employers Alliance announced Saturday that it will launch its first state-level chapter in Ohio after a kick-off event scheduled for May 6. The organization was founded with the help of David Green and his family, owners of Hobby Lobby who successfully challenged Obamacare’s contraception mandate in a 2014…

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Commentary: Once Again, a Liberal Activist Judge Is Halting a Sensible Immigration Policy

If you look up the phrase “activist judge” in the liberal lexicon, one of the names that will no doubt appear at the top of the list is Richard Seeborg, a federal district court judge in San Francisco appointed by President Barack Obama. Earlier this month, Seeborg issued a nationwide…

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Roger Stone Asks Judge to Dismiss Case, Wants Unredacted Copy of Mueller Report

by Chuck Ross   Roger Stone is calling on a federal judge to dismiss charges against him stemming from special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, while also demanding an unredacted copy of the final report. Stone’s lawyers made the demands in a flurry of court motions filed on Friday, days…

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Commentary: Game of Thrones Might Be the Greatest Advertisement for Capitalism Ever Written

by Barry Brownstein   Consider these numbers. The final season of Game of Thrones cost about $100 million to film. In 1300, the entire medieval English real GDP was only 40 million English pounds. Game of Thrones doesn’t hide the desperate poverty of common people living in a fantasy version…

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Kim Says He’s Open to Third Summit With Trump

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says he will give the U.S. until the end of the year to make a “courageous decision” on stalled nuclear talks, warning of “very bleak and very dangerous” consequences if Washington does not change its approach. Speaking to a session of North Korea’s rubber-stamp…

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Dan Crenshaw Scolds Omar and Ocasio-Cortez for Their ‘Dishonest Attack’: ‘I’m The Guy Who Went Overseas’ After 9/11

by Molly Prince   Republican Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw responded to Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota on Friday after the duo criticized him for taking offense to Omar’s description of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. “It’s terrorists who killed almost 3,000 Americans, we should…

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Notoriously Liberal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Sides With Trump on Immigration

by Kevin Daley   The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals temporarily lifted an order suspending the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), a Trump administration policy that requires Central American asylum-seekers to remain in Mexico before their appearance in immigration court. Though the Friday evening stay is not indicative of the…

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US House Panel Chairman Gives IRS April 23 Deadline on Trump Taxes

The Democratic chairman of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on Saturday set a new April 23 deadline for the Internal Revenue Service to comply with his request for six years of President Donald Trump’s personal and business tax returns. In a letter to IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig, Ways…

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Federal Judge Compares Trump to George Wallace and the KKK in Stunning Speech

by Kevin Daley   A federal trial judge delivered a stunning rebuke of President Donald Trump on Thursday, comparing the president’s “assault on our judiciary” to the Ku Klux Klan and segregationist George Wallace. U.S. District Judge Carlton Wayne Reeves of the federal trial court in southern Mississippi launched those…

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