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FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2016 file photo, a U.S. Border Patrol agent patrols Sunland Park along the U.S.-Mexico border next to Ciudad Juarez. A new Cronkite News-Univision News-Dallas Morning News Border Poll released Monday, July 18, 2016, says a majority of residents surveyed on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border are against the building of a wall between the two countries. The poll also suggests residents feel Democrats and Republicans are ignoring their concerns and aren't proposing solutions to help their economy and combat drug trafficking and human smuggling. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras,File)

Texas General Assembly advances bill to defund sanctuary campuses

A new bill in the Texas General Assembly would cut off state funding to schools whose campus police departments refuse to comply with federal immigration law. Senate Bill 4, passed in the State Senate on February 8th, will impose fines of up to $25,500 and cut off funding to cities or campuses that refuse to […]

Why millennials should oppose the border adjustment tax

Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

House Speaker Paul Ryan stood before the Republican Senate lunch last Tuesday to make his case for the Border adjustment tax. Previously, Speaker Ryan defined the border adjustment tax as a “compromise between a tariff… and conservative orthodoxy against border taxes.” GOP Senate members have expressed growing concern over the 20% tax on imports. Sen. […]

‘Day Without Immigrants’ protest backfires for workers, students

A group marches through downtown heading to the Texas Capitol during an immigration protest, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Campuses and businesses nationwide participated in “A Day Without Immigrants,” where foreign-born workers protested recent immigration policy and deportations by not going to school, work, or contributing to the US economy. More than 100 immigrant workers across the country lost their jobs following the strike. Some workers were fired for ditching work to participate in […]

Price sworn in at HHS: “No one better prepared” to dismantle Obamacare

Dr. Tom Price was sworn in to lead HHS. What will it mean for millennials? (Photo via AP)

Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) was confirmed by the Senate to lead the Department of Health and Human Services early on Friday morning. After the Senate approved a budget blueprint to gut the Affordable Care Act, this is the next major step in repealing and replacing Obamacare. Price, who has served in Congress since 2005 and was an […]

Ted Cruz exposed how millennials are defrauded by Obamacare [VIDEO]

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) just made  Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) his son after he owned him during Tuesday night's CNN debate on Obamacare. (Photo via CNN)

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is on a hitting streak in 2017. First, he owned Deadspin on Twitter. On Tuesday night, Cruz destroyed Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) in a CNN town hall debate on Obamacare. And he did it by exposing the flawed health care law’s treatment of millennials. “There’s no group in America that’s been […]

What are they waiting for? 5 bills the House should send to Trump now

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The first two weeks of Trump’s presidency have gone by, and with few exceptions, the House of Representatives has not moved forward on passing serious pieces of their agenda. Speaker Ryan and House Republicans need to move quickly over the remaining period of Trump’s first 100 days and pass some key reforms in his agenda. […]

Yes, Donald Trump is right to threaten Berkeley’s federal grants

President Trump is threatening to pull federal funding from UC-Berkeley over their protests and riots over Milo Yiannopoulos. Good. (Photo via AP)

On Wednesday afternoon, I explained that Milo Yiannopoulos’ greatest supporters are those who oppose him. Later Wednesday evening, those who waged war at UC-Berkeley proved me right. They did so by attacking Milo’s supporters, police officers, and private property. And this morning, President Trump responded by threatening the University of California at Berkeley’s federal funding. […]

Trump takes on Big Pharma, promises to lower drug prices

President Trump is finally going after the pharmaceutical industry, something that President Obama wasn't able to do. (Photo via AP)

In a populist move only characteristic of the new president and Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump is going after the pharmaceutical industry. On Tuesday, President Trump told drugmakers during a meeting at the White House that drug prices were “astronomical.” He promised to lower the cost for government health programs while also finding ways to expedite new medicines […]

Gays for Trump rejoice: Trump will keep protections for LGBTQ workers

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Members of the LGBTQ community who backed Donald Trump in the 2016 election took a huge gamble. Their own community shunned them, claiming that the Republican nominee would roll back rights and protections made during the Obama years. Gay, lesbian, and transgendered persons who supported Trump have now been completely vindicated by the President. The […]

Thanks Obama! Obama’s 2006 vote helped fund Trump’s wall

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Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that he’s immediately starting construction on his big beautiful wall across the United States’ southern border with Mexico. And, he has former President Barack Obama to thank for it. Trump signed an executive order to start construction on the wall. However, he’ll likely be tapping into funding available from a […]

LGBT clinic director named new White House Health Policy Adviser

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Despite liberal claims that Donald Trump is planning to assault gay rights, the President tapped a former LGBTQ clinic director to advise him on healthcare policy. Trump hired former Whitman-Walker Clinic associate director Katy French Talento as his White House health policy adviser on January 5th, as reported by The Washington Blade. Whitman-Walker Clinic is a well-respected […]

College liberals have taken over the Democrat Party

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On Monday night, Democrats running for the DNC Chair met at George Washington University to discuss their vision for the future of the party, and it didn’t include Middle America. All seven candidates clearly embraced the social justice principles typically found on college campuses. Forget about winning back white working class voters. They have every […]

5 of the worst art projects funded by the federal government

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Republicans have tried unsuccessfully to reduce, abolish, and privatize various government programs for decades. After years of failure, staffers for President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team announced that they will slash several government departments. The Hill reported that Trump was determined to reduce the departments of Commerce, Energy, and Justice. He’s also set out to privatize Public […]

On civil liberties, Obama is one of the worst presidents of all time

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The left is having a tough time dealing with the end of Barack Obama’s presidency, commemorating it with gushing articles and public displays of mourning. Yet, despite their attempts to whitewash his record, Obama will go down as one of the worst records on civil liberties in American history. Obama’s record on civil liberties was absolutely terrible, arguably worse than […]

5 Obama/Clinton policies celebs should have protested the last 8 years

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Speaking in a room full of people who think, act, and believe just as you do is not heroism — it’s living in a safe space. Actors like Meryl Streep and Hugh Laurie who thought they were standing up for progressives values against incoming President Donald Trump would have served their cause much better had […]

Not Fired: VA dentist may have infected 592 veterans

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592 veterans treated by a VA dentist in Wisconsin have been notified that they should get tested for blood diseases because the dentist mishandled equipment while treating them. The impacted veterans are being advised to get tested for Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and HIV. Victoria Brahm, the acting medical director of the Tomah, Wisconsin VA […]

Rand Paul wants Sen. Bob Corker for Secretary of State

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Senator Rand Paul has been an admirer of Donald Trump’s willingness to campaign against the hawkish foreign policy of Republican party standard bearers like Senator John McCain and former President George W. Bush. Now that he’s the President-elect, the Kentucky Senator wants him to keep his promise and pick a Secretary of State that will […]

We may never know how many illegal immigrants vote

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Donald Trump recently tweeted that he would have won the popular vote if not for the millions of people who voted illegally. He went on to discuss the media’s refusal to cover illegal voting problems in California, New Hampshire, and Virginia. Meanwhile, liberals, led by Jill Stein, are demanding costly recounts in Trump-won states without any […]

What a Trump presidency means for gun-toting millennials

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During the early portions of this election cycle, many gun owners, like myself, were wary of the presidential candidates’ promises to protect our Second Amendment right. Who could blame us? Gun owners have recently weathered eight years of scrutiny and criticism from our liberal counterparts, the media and the government. We watched as each and […]

Big Brother vs. Puppies: Feds are wasting millions on abusing animals

Government waste and abuse comes in all forms (Associated Press)

The White Coat Waste Project is an advocate for animals – and taxpayers. The nonprofit, bipartisan group is not your typical animal rights organization – they don’t take a position on cosmetics testing or vegan nutrition, for example, but they are opposed to taxpayer-funded animal testing and call for greater transparency in animal research. The group will present a report […]