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Top 10 used cars for Millennials: You’ll never guess #1

If you want to buy the #1 trending car for Millennials, you’ll have to get it used. An analysis from Edmunds.com shows that the most popular used car for the age group from January-June 2015 was the Dodge Magnum, a wagon which is no longer in production. As the chart notes, six of the 10 most popular […]

Congress reacts to Pope Francis’ address

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio wipes his eyes as he listens to Pope Francis address a joint meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, making history as the first pontiff to do so. At right is Vice President Joe Biden. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

On Thursday morning, as part of his visit to the United States, Pope Francis addressed a joint session of Congress. Despite how there was to be no applause from members of Congress and their guests, that rule was quickly violated. ABC News reported that there were 34 times in which the audience applauded in fact. […]

Media trying to make Pope Francis into the political figure he’s not

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Pope Francis is not a Republican, nor is he a Democrat. The Pope is a leader, of the Catholic Church, but it’s a leadership position with no party affiliation. Some in the media seem to have forgotten that. A headline from Politico reads “Pope’s visit brings hopes for Dems, trepidation for GOP.” The piece does […]

Social media is helping connect young people to Pope’s visit

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Everybody knows that Pope Francis is coming to the United States this week. During his time here he will visit Washington, D.C., New York, and Philadelphia. Those who want to be part of the experience but cannot be there person have a chance through social media. There is such an effort known as the “Pope […]

Vatican not pleased with White House guest list for Pope’s visit

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How does this line-up sound? Gay and dissident Catholics, transgender activists and friends, the first openly gay Episcopal bishop, and a nun who widely advocated for Obamacare, despite opposition from the U. S. Bishops. Does that sound like the dream team for Pope Franics’ visit to the White House? It did to the Obama administration. […]

Fiorina: ‘I wouldn’t talk with Vladimir Putin’

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In an effort to distance herself from the other candidates, Carly Fiorina grabbed early attention on Russia and foreign policy in the Middle East. “I wouldn’t talk with Vladimir Putin at all,” Fiorina said at the CNN Republican debate. To strengthen the American position, she wants to rebuild the 6th Fleet of the Navy, strengthen […]

An analysis on Kim Davis and other employees with religious objections

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Kim Davis has definitely become a trending topic. All kinds of opinions have surfaced in light of her decision to refuse to grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples based on “God’s authority.” Although Davis has been arrested and since released from jail, her situation is far from over. Recently, Eugene Volokh for the Washington Post addressed […]

Ted Cruz and Donald Trump appear, embrace each other at rally against Iran deal

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They may be competing against each other to be the GOP presidential nominee, but Ted Cruz and Donald Trump both headlined a rally against the Iran nuclear deal. They even embraced each other. C-SPAN posted a video of both Cruz and Trump. Cruz called the deal “catastrophic” and “the single greatest security threat facing America.” […]

Huckabee and Kasich were both asked about Kim Davis on Sunday, and had very different answers

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John Kasich and Mike Huckabee are both hoping to earn the GOP presidential nominee. They have very different takes when it comes to the Kim Davis situation, however. Davis is a clerk in Kentucky who was held in contempt of court and arrested after refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. She cited “God’s […]

Ted Cruz, other GOP candidates weigh in on Kim Davis’ arrest

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks at the Defending the American Dream summit hosted by Americans for Prosperity at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

Ted Cruz certainly lets you know what he is thinking. On Thursday, Kentucky law clerk Kim Davis was held in contempt of court and sent to jail for refusing to grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Davis referred “God’s authority” as her reason for not granting the licenses. That same day, Cruz sent out a press release “Cruz: I […]

Presidential candidates Ted Cruz and Rick Perry both speak at Pro-Family Rally

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Sen. Ted Cruz and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry may both be vying for the GOP presidential nomination, but on Saturday they put that competition asid for the Pro-Family Rally at the South Carolina State Capitol. The website for the rally spoke specifically of the recent same-sex marriage ruling, but also mentioned religious liberty, the Constitution, family values […]

When it comes to same-sex marriage, focus is on ‘religious liberties’ for Scott Walker

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The Supreme Court has legalized same-sex marriage on a national level, but that does not mean the discussion has to end there. For Gov. Scott Walker, this means that the focus has now shifted to “religious liberties.” The Wisconsin governor explained on Meet the Press Sunday to host Chuck Todd his past comments on the issue. Back in 2014, he said […]

You can add Rand Paul to list of people who want the name of ‘Black Lives Matter’ changed

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Yes, we still have to talk about whether it’s “Black Lives Matter” or “All Lives Matter.” GOP presidential candidate Rand Paul has joined in on the discussion as to what we should call this movement. During a Wednesday night segment on Fox News’ Hannity, host Sean Hannity voiced his view that Paul, “more than any candidate in […]

Love him or hate him, at least Ted Cruz is consistent about denying services

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks at the Iowa State Fair, Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

If you’re gay, you should be able to deny services to Christians based on your deeply held beliefs. That’s not according to a gay rights activist, but GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz. Cruz has received attention and criticism for his views that Christians should be able to deny services to gays based on their religious beliefs. […]

Millennials delay life events –– so what?

Students on the campus of Wichita State University. (Mike Hutmacher/The Wichita Eagle via AP)

Older generations continue to fret about Millennials and their job prospects as yet another survey is released. The latest survey, from Bankrate.com, indicates that 56 percent of millennials delayed various life events because of student debt. But as Time points out, that means 44 percent haven’t, so perhaps concerns about generational failings might be hot […]

Sen. Mike Lee: Millennials are ‘all about freedom’

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Sen. Mike Lee (R- Utah) knows one thing about the Millennial generation — their love of freedom. And it’s this spirit, he believes, that will help transform America and get young people engaged in politics again. “Millennial Americans are all about the concept of ‘live and let live.’ They’re all about freedom,” he said in […]

OPINION: Medicare is officially over the hill — and way over budget

In this July 30, 1965 file photo, President Lyndon Johnson signs the Medicare Bill into law while former President Harry S. Truman, right, observes during a ceremony at the Truman Library in Independence, Mo. At rear are Lady Bird Johnson, Vice President Hubert Humphrey, and former first lady Bess Truman. (AP Photo)

Medicare is officially over the hill as well as way over budget. Fifty years ago this week, President Lyndon Johnson signed Medicare, the program that provides health insurance for seniors, into law. While most conservative seniors might not like to admit it, Medicare is socialized medicine. It is a single-payer program for people over 65, […]

Author explores link between same-sex marriage and Communism in new book ‘Takedown’

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In his latest book, Dr. Paul Kengor is addressing and analyzing same-sex marriage in a new light that many, especially young people, would most likely never hear about. Calling the recent Supreme Court ruling and the subsequent increasing acceptance of homosexuality a “watershed moment in American cultural history,” Kengor’s book Takedown: From Communists to Progressives, How […]

Millennials have turned away from ‘cool’ Christianity, but traditional churches are making a comeback

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Nearly every study tells us that Millennials are unconcerned with religion and feel unconnected to any sort of faith. But could it be that this same generation is actually returning to the traditional church? Yes, 18-to-35-year-olds are still leaving mainline pews in ever-increasing numbers and some are leaving the faith entirely. But many are leaving […]

Tales from Silk Road: Former heroin addict weighs in on Ulbricht sentence

In this courtroom drawing, Ross Ulbricht, right, appears in federal court in New York for sentencing, Friday, May 29, 2015. Ulbricht, 31, who created the underground drug-selling website Silk Road was sentenced Friday to life in prison by a judge who cited six deaths from drugs bought on his site and five people he tried to have killed. Three rows behind Ulbricht, at left rear in the brown jacket is his father, Kirk Ulbricht, and next to him, mother, Lyn Ulbricht. (AP Photo/Elizabeth Williams)

On Friday, May 29, in the Federal District Court in Manhattan, Judge Katherine B. Forrest sentenced Ross W. Ulbricht, the founder of Silk Road, to life in prison. According to The New York Times, Ulbricht stood there emotionless as Forrest threw down her ruling. “What you did was unprecedented,” Forrest said, making an example of […]