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Check Your Progressive Privilege

December 13 2018
by Carrie L. Lukas

Conservative women have been left out and stigmatized too long...

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Jack Dorsey's Myanmar 'meditation' missed mass horror

December 11 2018
by Elisha Maldonado

Meditation is supposedly good for the mind. But the salutary effects were hard to detect after Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey returned from a meditation trip to Burma, aka Myanmar...

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Despite Comey’s Forgetfulness, Testimony Reveals Dossier was Unverified Before FISA

December 10 2018
by Sara A. Carter

Comey said the dossier “was coming to us from a reliable source with a track record, and it’s an important thing when you’re seeking a PC warrant,” in reference to Steele...

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Congress Should be Clear--Female Genital Mutilation is Violence Against Women

December 5 2018
by Andrea Bottner

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First lady's project is of major importance

December 5 2018
by Ericka Andersen Sylvester

First Lady Melania Trump is overseeing one of the most important and life-saving advocacy projects in the country right now: opioid addiction and prevention...

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New Documentary Reveals How Border Insecurity Exacerbates Opioid Deaths

December 4 2018
by Ericka Andersen Sylvester

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No, the ‘Real Gender Wage Gap’ Isn’t 51 Percent

November 30 2018
by Carrie L. Lukas

An Institute for Women's Policy Research study twists the stats...

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The Left's Intersectional Identity Politics are Racist, Sexist, Anti-American Lies

November 29 2018
by Inez Feltscher Stepman

If you’re a conservative woman, your political opinions aren’t your own. They couldn’t possibly be, at least according to Barbara Streisand...

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Junk Or Joke Science? Too Hard To Tell With This Study.

November 28 2018
by Jamie Wells

A multi-center team of six pediatricians in the UK and Australia clearly have way too much time on their hands...

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Republicans shouldn't embrace ACA rules about pre-existing conditions

November 27 2018
by Hadley Heath

Some Republicans want to repeal other parts of the ACA but embrace its rules about pre-existing conditions. This would be a mistake...

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Women need criminal justice reform

November 26 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka

When Kim Kardashian West went to the White House to fight for criminal justice reforms people may have rolled their eyes. Another celebrity seeking attention. Yet, Kardashian West successfully lobbied President Trump to secure the early release of Alice Johnson...

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Border Patrol Concerned Migrants might Rush U.S. Border While Drug Cartels Find New Routes

November 21 2018
by Sara A. Carter

Border Patrol agents and other law enforcement officials fear the growing number of migrants amassing along the United States border in Tijuana, Mexico will try to rush the U.S. port of entry as the situation has been exacerbated in recent days by the increased conflict between the migrants and locals, former and current U.S. law enforcement officials said...

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Shaming Women Who Vote Right

November 14 2018
by Carrie L. Lukas

The Left cannot comprehend why women might think differently from them...

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Post-Election Analysis: In Congress, It’s New Gridlock, Same Old Divisions

November 13 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka

The 2018 midterm election is over. Republicans expanded their Senate majority while Democrats regained control of the House of Representatives...

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Why so busy? Our flawed college system takes toll on families years before tuition is due

November 12 2018
by Carrie L. Lukas

Families jam their schedules and fret over finances to prepare their kids for college. But all this craziness comes at a cost to parents and children...

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Who's left out of Medicare price negotiations? The patient

November 8 2018
by Hadley Heath

President Trump recently announced his administration would pursue a pilot program in Medicare to set drug prices at an International Pricing Index, meaning that for half of seniors insured by Medicare, foreign prices will be used as a benchmark for what the government will pay on their behalf...

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Midterms Bring Big, But Expected, Changes to Washington

November 8 2018
by Hadley Heath

The 2018 midterm election results are in. Here’s the good, the bad, and the ugly...

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Mom 'Regrets' Adopting Girls from Communist China Because Trump is More Authoritarian

November 8 2018
by Kelsey Harkness

I pray that Lisa Milbrand comes to realize that, had she been marching in the streets of Beijing to protest the country’s communist ties, she’d likely be detained in a re-education camp...

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By Excluding Them, Marie Claire Reminds Conservative Women Why They Should Vote

November 6 2018
by Kelsey Harkness

The exclusion of conservative women from the pages of glossy women’s magazines is nothing new...

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A breakdown of where the Dems and GOP stand on the most critical issues

November 5 2018
by Hadley Heath

Every voter must decide which party or candidate better reflects his or her perspective on the issues...

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Opioid Trafficking Is Domestic Terrorism

November 3 2018
by Sara A. Carter

If this were a disease or a plague, America would be in a panic, schools would close, and those affected would be in quarantine...

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For Independents, It’s About the Direction of the Country

October 31 2018
by Carrie L. Lukas

Independents and those without a strong allegiance to a party will decide whom to support for Congress based on how they feel about the direction of the country, and what the parties promise on a host of issues...

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Ben & Jerry’s Says It’s ‘Comfortable’ Supporting Group With Ties to an Open Anti-Semite

October 31 2018
by Kelsey Harkness

Ben & Jerry’s launched a new ice cream Tuesday called Pecan Resist...

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A cocktail a day doesn't keep the doctor away, but it also won't give you cancer

October 30 2018
by Julie Gunlock

Looking at media coverage of the issue, is it any wonder I’m a little nervous about my own drinking habits?...

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Blacks Reject Left's Regressive Agenda, Choose Trump's Confidence

October 30 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka

While #Blexit puts a new name on what could be a mass movement, blacks have been trickling away from progressive politics for some time now and the flow will only swell...

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