A reader takes exception to my stance on affirmative action

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I received two emails from an individual who took exception to my article on Tuesday concerning the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Michigan’s affirmative action ban. Here is the first email: It would appear that Pundit Press Editor Dan Butcher thinks that the poor should stay poor and the wealthy should stay wealthy ad…

Texas AG blasts potential Lone Star State land grab by BLM

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On Tuesday, Texas Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott blasted the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) claim that the federal government owns thousands of acres of privately owned land in the Lone Star State. “I am deeply concerned about the notion that the Bureau of Land Management believes the federal government has the authority…

Liberal university professor: Republicans are racist, misogynist, money-grubbing people

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A student at the at Eastern Connecticut State University has recorded a liberal professor telling an Introduction to Creative Writing class that Republicans are “racist, misogynist, money-grubbing people.” Professor Brent Terry went on to tell his class that colleges across the country will close if the GOP retake the U.S. Senate later this year. “There are…

UAW’s case in Tennessee wasn’t solid, labor expert says

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By Chris Butler | Watchdog.org NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The United Auto Workers had reason to abandon — at least temporarily — its drive to establish itself at Chattanooga’s Volkswagen plant. But, a labor expert said, union officials may never say why the UAW backed out. There’s more to the story than what union President Bob…

White House pimps Bieber for immigration, but neglects email privacy reform

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By Josh Peterson | Watchdog.org WASHINGTON — The White House used an online petition calling for the deportation of Canadian pop star Justin Bieber to promote its immigration agenda, yet a petition regarding American’s email privacy remains unanswered. The anti-Bieber petition, hosted on the White House’s “We the People” website, surpassed the 100,000-signature threshold in…

Liberal hatemongers call for drone strikes against Bundy ranch

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After the Bureau of Land Management ceased their cattle-confiscation operations against the Bundy ranch in Nevada, a number of liberals expressed disappointment and anger, apparently saddened by the lack of bloodshed meted out by federal agents. Now, some have taken to Twitter, calling for drone strikes against the Bundy ranch: If ever there was a…

Effort to ban red light cameras in Colorado not slowing down

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By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org Red light cameras are really all about the green, says Colorado state Sen. Scott Renfroe. Renfroe, a Republican from Weld County, says the automatic enforcement cameras used in a number of Colorado cities are about raising money more than ensuring drivers’ safety. His bill to ban the use of the…

Experts: Civilians not ready for EMP-caused blackout

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By Josh Peterson | Watchdog.org The catastrophic effects of an electromagnetic pulse-caused blackout could be preventable, but experts warn the civilian world is still not ready. Peter Vincent Pry, executive director of the Task Force on National and Homeland Security and director of the U.S. Nuclear Strategy Forum, both congressional advisory boards, said the technology…