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President Obama drops proposal to tax 529 college savings plans

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President Obama drops proposal to tax 529 college savings plans

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After facing sharp criticism from both Republicans and Democrats, President Obama has decided to drop his proposal to tax withdrawals from 529 college savings accounts. Reports indicate President Obama made the decision to drop the proposal at the urging of senior Democrats including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). “Given it has become such a distraction,…

Have you noticed your health insurance premiums skyrocketing again?

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Obamacare, was a classic scenario of the public, due to ever-increasing partisanship, being led along by temporary politicians into something they would never need, and couldn’t ever afford. Let’s see. A government program that sounds good, “The Affordable Care Act”, turns out to be just the opposite, and then the people who created it blame…

My other full time job as a stay at home dad

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A few years ago, I came to a point in my life that was going to mean a major career change for me. My beautiful wife of now 24 years asked me what I really wanted to do with my life, and I answered become a full time writer. That decision has turned into the website that…

Progressive economic policies generate disastrous results

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Progressive economic policies generate disastrous results. High government spending; over-regulation; higher taxes or their current equivalent, borrowing stifle business investment and economic growth; generous unemployment benefits “stimulate” more unemployment. Obama and the leftists don’t get it. The more government gets involved in the economy, the more dependent people become on government, and the weaker becomes…

School choice provides a better future for our children

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It’s time to recognize that there is a difference between publicly funded education and public schools. The first represents a commitment to educating our citizenry so that they can contribute to our society and the second is simply one way of delivering the product. It is also demonstrably the least effective means for doing so.…

Faith and morality go hand in hand

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Please bear with me. The moral of this article is in the very last paragraph and sentences. It’s about being moral, which we get from faith, and why we need it. I would argue the proper definition of American Exceptionalism is that the United States was founded by the people, granting powers to a government…

The “Doomsday Clock” Pushed Me to the Brink!

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There are some days that just push you to the brink. Today is that day for me. As I was perusing the news recently, I came across an article titled, “Scientists Say We’re Three Minutes from Doomsday.” Well, you know what? The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists are about three minutes away from getting on…

Charter school funding lawsuit could threaten D.C.’s self-governance

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By Moriah Costa | Watchdog.org WASHINGTON, D.C. — A D.C. charter school funding lawsuit that claims the city is in violation of federal law could challenge how the nation’s capital governs itself. A complaint filed in federal court by the D.C. Association of Public Chartered Public Schools, Eagle Academy and Washington Latin public charter schools contends…

Retired Gen. Jack Keane: al-Qaeda has grown fourfold in the last five years

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Calling radical Islam “the major security challenge of our generation,” retired four star Gen. Jack Keane told the Senate Armed Services Committee that al-Qaeda has “grown fourfold in the last five years.” “AQ and its affiliates exceeds Iran in beginning to dominate multiple countries. “Radical Islam, as I’m defining it for today’s discussion, consists of three…

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft addresses Deflategate

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On Monday, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft made a surprise appearance at the team’s opening Super Bowl XLIX news conference and talked about the NFL’s investigation into Deflategate. Kraft said that he is “confident that this investigation will uncover whatever the facts were that took place last Sunday and the science of how game balls react…

Islam is both a religion and political movement

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I don’t know whether to laugh or cry. I recently watched CNN and heard an expert interviewee go unchallenged when she said that the problem of Muslims in France is that they feel disenfranchised. How in God’s name can they be included when they go live in enclaves that are no-go zones, including to the…

Obama’s failed policies affect us both at home and abroad

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President Obama’s failed policies continue to affect us both at home and abroad. The U.S. has run into problems even while the economy has responded somewhat. Business has continued to increase its productivity using new technology, which has resulted in people being continually put out of work. Traditionally innovation and new businesses have served to…

Lance Armstrong: I would probably cheat again

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During an interview with BBC Sport, Lance Armstrong admitted that if he would probably cheat again and use PEDs “if you take me back to 1995.” “If I was racing in 2015? No, I wouldn’t do it again. Because I don’t think you have to do it again. “If you take me back to 1995,…

Cheating for fame, fortune, and immortality

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I have several readers ask me why so many superstar athletes use performance enhancing drugs. In my humble opinion, athletic cheaters cheat because they want fame, fortune, and immortality. Superstars in baseball sign 10-year, $200 million contracts. Mediocre plays earn $5-10 million over the span of a generally short career. The same is true in basketball and…

Tom Brady got his feelings hurt over Deflategate

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New England Patriots and future Hall of Fame QB Tom Brady admitted that his feelings were hurt because of Deflategate. “I personalized a lot of things and thought this was all about me and my feelings got hurt, and then I moved past it because it’s not serving me. “I think what’s serving me is…

New York City plans to ban out-of-state cars

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By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free. But parking your tires, your Ford or your Honda with a Massachusetts license plate on the streets of New York overnight certainly won’t be free. At least that’s the idea behind a proposal to ban overnight parking…

Obama may try to bypass Congress on Alaska wilderness plan

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By Rob Nikolewski │ Watchdog.org President Obama has gone around Congress before, and it looks like he may try again, this time in Alaska. On Sunday, Obama announced he and officials at the U.S. Department of the Interior want to add a whopping 12.8 million acres of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness territory,…

War on Alaska: President Obama proposes closing off more land in ANWR to oil and natural gas drilling

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President Obama plans to ask Congress to close the 1.5 million-acre Coastal Plain area of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to potential oil and natural gas drilling. “Alaska’s National Wildlife Refuge is an incredible place. Pristine, undisturbed, it supports caribou and polar bears, all matter of marine life, countless species of birds and fish,…

Pentagon establishing research and essay competition honoring the late Saudi Arabian King Abdullah

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The Pentagon, under the direction of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, is establishing a research and essay competition at the National Defense University honoring the late Saudi Arabian King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz. “This is an important opportunity to honor the memory of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, while also…

Dem Rep. Tulsi Gabbard: Bipartisan concern about President Obama’s refusal to use the term Islamic extremism

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U.S. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) notes there is growing bipartisan concern about President Obama’s refusal to use the term Islamic extremism. “By his not using this term ‘Islamic extremism’ and clearly identifying our enemies, it raised a whole host of questions in exactly what Congress will be authorizing? Who will we be targeting? Who is our enemy?…