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Bernie Sanders admits that universal health care would ‘bankrupt the nation’ [VIDEO]

Earlier this week, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) introduced his “Medicare for All” bill, a single-payer health care plan. In an op-ed piece for the New York Times, the Vermont Senator said that the bill is not a “radical idea.” However, it is far from his 1987 stance on the issue when he was mayor of […]

UC Berkeley police seize street vendor’s cash, internet raises $50,000+ for him

After UC-Berkeley cited a street vendor selling food and refreshments and then subsequently seized the cash in his wallet, the internet sprung into action raising over $50,000 for him. On Saturday outside the Cal-Weber State game, a campus police officer was captured on cell phone video issuing a citation to a street vendor, identified only […]

Speech police? Californians could go to prison for not using transgender pronouns

The California State Senate passed a bill stating that anyone who uses the wrong pronoun to address a transgender person could land in jail. The bill, titled the “Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Long-Term Care Facility Residents Bill of Rights,” passed the State Senate in May by a vote of 26-12 and is on its way […]

Tech companies to Supreme Court: Warrantless phone tracking is unconstitutional

14 major U.S tech companies filed an amicus legal brief Augu 14 asking the U.S Supreme Court to heighten cell phone data protections from government officials. The companies filed a 44-page brief concerning Carpenter v. United States, which disputes whether government agencies can acquire cell phone location information without a warrant. Google, Facebook, Verizon Wireless, and others argued for stronger […]

No, Tucker, Google should not be regulated by the government

Following the firing of James Damore by Google for sending a 10-page company-wide memo critical of the company’s politics and diversity policies, some are thinking about ways of fighting back against the tech giant, even if that means the federal government step in. This week, Fox News’ Tucker Carlson, before interviewing Damore on his primetime […]

Farmer fined $1 million for plowing his own field

A California farmer agreed Tuesday to pay $1.1 million for plowing federally protected wetlands on his wheat field, according to the Department of Justice. This ends a five-year legal battle over the reach of the Clean Water Act. His crime for bringing the fine? Plowing his own field without the permission of the U.S Army […]

Family’s 4th Amendment legal battle: SWAT raid of home leads to tomato plants

At 7:30 A.M, Bob Harte walked downstairs to answer “clamorous pounding” on his front door of his home in Leawood, Kansas. He opened his door to a group of officers clad in SWAT gear brandishing Glock 9mm pistols and an AR-15 rifle, preparing to breach his front door with a battering ram. The officers rushed […]

Mommy Wars: Stay at home moms fight back against big government

Today’s stay-at-home moms are not only running households, they’re by and large still doing compensable work. Staying at home to raise kids no longer means sacrificing the opportunity to earn an income. The image of a stay-at-home mom as someone outside the professional world simply isn’t accurate anymore. When the little ones are old enough […]

Watchdog group finds nearly $7 billion of wasteful government spending

Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW), a non-partisan, non-profit organization, has released their 2017 Congressional Pig Book. This yearly report identifies ‘pork barrel’ spending items by calling out lawmakers who are responsible for wasteful spending through earmarks. “You don’t have to be a vet of Washington to understand that by leaving any door of funding open […]

Federalism in K-12 Education: Where Trump’s Executive Order stands today

The Department of Education is nearly 60 days into its review of K-12 schools. In April, President Trump signed the Executive Order on Federalism Education designed to “alleviate unnecessary regulatory burdens placed on the American people.” Education Secretary Betsy DeVos hired a team to give a top to bottom evaluation of K-12 programs by meeting […]

The IRS raided their store and sold their stuff within hours. Now they’re fighting back

An elderly Thai couple was left penniless after their life savings were seized and auctioned off from inside their own 34-year-old store. The couple filed a $2 million lawsuit against the federal government for improperly seizing and selling assets almost immediately. In March of 2015, the IRS shut down Mii’s Bridal and Tuxedo in Garland, […]

Teens arrested for selling water in DC immediately land new jobs

Rarely does getting arrested lead to landing a new job. However, in the case of four teenagers who were arrested for selling water on the National Mall without a permit, it actually happened. Nolan White and Devin Gatewood, both 17 years old, were two of four people who were arrested by Park Police last Thursday, and […]

The government was wasting money working on Y2K. Trump just ended it

Many liberals will defend every ounce of government spending and regulations as if it will cause the seas to dry up, but President Trump is proving there’s plenty of waste, fraud, and abuse that could save taxpayers time and money. On Thursday, the Trump Administration ordered the federal government to end dozens of paperwork requirements including preparedness […]

Massachusetts wants to ban ‘offensive’ mascots

To liberals and social justice warriors, being culturally insensitive is pretty much the worst thing you can be other than a Trump voter or refusing to believe in climate change. Massachusetts State Senator Barbara A. L’Italien (D) is determined to protect anyone from having their feelings hurt over Native American team mascots, reported ABC News […]

Licensing regulations shut down teen’s side hustle

Many believe millennials are lazy compared to their baby-boomer parents. One-in-three young people (ages 18-34) live with their parents, and of those, one-in-four do not work or attend school, according to a study done by the U.S. Census Bureau. According to a Pew Research Center study, 16-to-19-year-old workforce involvement has declined since its peak 59.3 […]

Lack of diversity in science prompts $200k study on microaggressions

Even though Barack Obama is no longer president, government agencies are still doing his bidding by doubling down on identity politics and social justice. This week, the University of Georgia announced that one of their science and math professors, Mary Atwater, was given a $229,061 Early-Concept Grant for Exploratory Research to study microaggressions from the National Science Foundation. […]

Trump signs order to get feds out of K-12 education

The end of big government interfering with our children’s education is nigh. On Wednesday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order to pull the federal government out of K-12 education and return control to state and local officials. The order, titled “Education Federalism Executive Order,” will give Education Secretary Betsy DeVos 300 days to review, modify, […]

2 Senators want to ban a chemical that may be on your face right now

Two senators are on a crusade to ban a chemical that might be on your face right now. Senators Chuck Schumer and Kristin Gillibrand (D-NY) are finally working for transparency…in body product ingredient labels. They’re concerned about a chemical called 1,4-dioxane, which is found in products like body wash, shampoo, sunscreen, and moisturizer, which may […]

Poll: Sorry libertarians, millennials don’t believe taxation is theft

Libertarians love sending around viral memes claiming “Taxation is theft.” Looks like they make have some more work to do to convince young Americans. America may have been founded by a bunch of men who didn’t like being taxed, but a recent poll finds most millennials don’t mind it so much. Voccii released a report on […]

If Dems want jobs for millennials, why oppose Trump’s energy reforms?

Donald Trump’s energy reforms are catching heat. Some of it positive, some negative. In the private sector, there’s positive confidence that big energy projects can get going and get completed. The Obama Administration constantly delayed major projects with bureaucratic minefields and legal challenges. Most notably, the Keystone XL pipeline project. And that matters, because when […]