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Michelle Obama gives her thoughts on American Sniper

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Kudos to the First Lady. Speaking at the Got Your Six screenwriters conference, First Lady Michelle Obama discussed her thoughts on “American Sniper.” “People generally see veterans in one of two ways — either the broken, downtrodden vet who is homeless or on drugs or has such severe PTSD that he can’t even function, or…

Kurds retake oil facility in north Iraq from Islamic State

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Kurd forces retook a small oil crude station after it was seized by the Islamic State on Saturday. From Reuters: Kurdish peshmerga forces retook a small crude oil station near the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk which Islamic State insurgents seized earlier on Saturday, but the fate of 15 employees remained unclear. Two officials from…

NBC Reporter Latest To Smear Chris Kyle

Once more Chris Kyle and the movie “American Sniper” draw the ire of the progressive left. This time MSNBC “Morning Joe” Scarborough came to the defense of Navy Seal Chris Kyle and the movie about his life, “American Sniper”. The blockbuster movie, which some claim, has ignited a “culture war” yet has garnered over $247…

Mitt Romney will not run for President in 2016

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Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney announced on Friday that he will not make another run for President in 2016. “Let me begin by letting you know who else is on this call, besides Ann and me. There are a large number of people who signed on to be leaders of our 2016 finance effort. In addition,…

Got a student loan? The government is putting your data at risk

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By Bre Payton | Watchdog.org If you have a federal student loan, your private information is in danger. And it seems the federal government really doesn’t give a damn. If you slip into default on your promised repayments, the Federal Student Loan Administration gives your data to a pool of private companies that collect the debt.…

School Choice: Why our family believes in homeschooling

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My wife and I began homeschooling our children a few years ago. It has been one of the best decisions we have made for the benefit of our children. Our children are learning faster, better adjusted, and have more social interaction with other students than when they went to public school. The Common Core curriculum,…

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.…

Has President Obama launched a political campaign against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu?

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On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-NY) sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry requesting information as to whether U.S. taxpayer dollars are being used to fund efforts to influence upcoming elections in Israel and oust Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . “Has President Obama launched a political campaign against…

Picture: Student Served Most Disgusting “Michelle Obama” Lunch Ever

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Before reading this article, you should be warned, what this student was served at lunch is truly disgusting to look at. A 15-year-old student posted online earlier this month the following picture of the school lunch he received: The original poster wrote with the submission, “Complaining about school lunches? Here’s my school’s ‘Philly Cheese Steak.’”…

Common Core Report Cards Now Grading Children on “Sensitivity to Others”

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Common Core-aligned report cards are now grading students based on their “sensitivity to others,” as well as “grit” and “gratitude” across California. Instead of having standard grades based on students’ proficiency in classes alone, these “detailed reports” now report whether students are sensitive and assigns them a grade. At Harry Dewey Fundamental Elementary School, for…

Hillary Clinton may delay announcing 2016 presidential bid until summer

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On Thursday, Politico’s Mike Allen noted that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton could wait until July to announce her 2016 presidential bid. “The danger–and a reason the plan could be scrapped–is that the comparatively leisurely rollout could fuel complaints among nervous Dems that she is treating the nomination fight as a coronation. “Already, her allies…

My son is a 6 year old: He lives a thousand miles away

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Editor’s Note: This is very powerful and touching article from Jessica Kelly originally posted in 2012. Jessica shares with us the decision that she made to give her newborn son up for adoption. I was very moved and inspired by Jessica’s story, and I know our readers will be as well. Jessica has also added an update…

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…

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham: Advocating for partial-birth abortion doesn’t disqualify Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch

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To start off, let’s set the record straight on partial-birth abortions: 1. Partial-birth abortions are only performed on late-term babies. 2. During a partial-birth abortion, the child is pulled feet first down through the mother’s birth canal. 3. With the child’s head left in the mother’s womb, the person performing the partial-birth abortion inserts a pair…

A rose by any other name

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Earlier today, while listening to The Exceptional Conservative Show, I heard that the White House no longer considers the Taliban a terrorist organization, and I wasn’t shocked. I was aggravated, but not shocked. The President continues to wear rose-colored glasses with terrorist groups. President Obama’s State Department removed the Taliban from the Foreign Terrorist List…

White House: Taliban not a terror group but an armed insurgency

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I think we will be hearing the term “armed insurgency” a lot more from a White House that refuses to admit radical Islam exists. During Wednesday’s press briefing, White House Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz said the Taliban is not a terror group but an “armed insurgency.” ABC News’ Jon Karl asked how the Obama administration’s decision…

Univ. of Penn Offers “Wasting Time on the Internet” Class Taught by “Robotic Erotica” Professor

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The University of Pennyslvania is now offering a “Wasting Time on the Internet” class that will earn students credit. The class, literally named “Wasting Time on the Internet,” is being taught by Professor Kenneth Goldsmith this Spring 2015 semester. In 2010, Professor Goldsmith also taught “Uncreative Writing: Robotic Erotica/Erotic Robotics: Scribing a Non-Expresssive [sic] Sexuality.”…