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Why Democrats’ blocking of the JUSTICE Act is bad for all Americans

On Wednesday, June 24, Senate Democrats blocked the JUSTICE Act, with only three Democrats voting for the bill. The final vote was 55 to 45. The JUSTICE Act legislation authored by Tim Scott of South Carolina, the only African American Republican in the Senate, would increase law enforcement accountability, improve training, promote diversity, and penalize...

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Church of the Highlands and the Destructive Impact of Cancel Culture

On June 9, the Birmingham Board of Education and Housing Authority voted to end its lease with Church of The Highlands after Pastor Chris Hodges liked a tweet posted by the conservative group, Turning Point USA.   The church paid $288,000 dollars per year to rent Parker High School and Woodlawn High School for weekly...

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Why the national media owes Jerry Falwell Jr an apology regarding Liberty University’s response to COVID – 19

When the United States first began social distancing regulations to stop the spread of the coronavirus, thousands of Liberty University students were away from Lynchburg on spring break. While Liberty President Jerry Falwell originally planned to allow students to return to on-campus classes after spring break, the university transitioned to online classes after Virginia Governor...

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 How a Diverse Coalition Could Flip the House

Conservatives are on the offense as they seek to galvanize voters across the country, not only to help President Trump secure re-election and maintain control of the U.S. Senate, but also to recapture the House majority from the Democrats.   Thirty-one House Democrats currently represent districts won by President Trump, and all of them except...

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Is Northam’s mask order really effective?

On Tuesday, May 26th 2020, Virginia governor Ralph Northam announced a statewide mask order, requiring all individuals within the state of Virginia to wear a mask when entering indoor spaces and in areas where social distancing is impossible due to constantly being in close proximity to others. The order will take effect Friday, May 29th....

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The potential impact of a Mike Garcia win in the CA -25 special election

California’s 25th congressional district, comprised of the greater Los Angeles suburbs, is one of 43 congressional districts that flipped from Republican to Democrat in the 2018 midterm elections. After Tuesday’s election results, it may have “flipped red” once again.   When Democrat Rep. Katie Hill, who represented the 25th district, resigned in October 2019 due...

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How Tara Reade exposes Joe Biden’s enthusiasm problem

The ability of a candidate to garner enthusiasm has been a proven factor in deciding Presidential elections in the United States. An uninspiring personality simply cannot rally voters to the polls. Unfortunately for the Democrats, their presumptive nominee and former Vice President, Joe Biden, has a glaring inspiration problem. Even before becoming mired in a...

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Governor Northam pushes to eradicate Second Amendment

As Virginians celebrated the Christian holidays leading up to Easter, Governor Ralph Northam signed a sweeping array of 45 bills and proposed amendments. On Friday, April 10, 2020, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed several controversial bills aimed at regulating the ownership of firearms. These bills were considered controversial for a reason, as the Second Amendment...

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