Rand Paul in Iowa: We Need a New GOP

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(Urbandale, IA) Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) during his last two stops on his swing through Iowa attempted to make the case with conservative activists that the Republican party needs to expand.  Paul spoke to a capacity crowd at the Westside Conservative Club held at the Machine Shed restaurant in Urbandale.  Later on he spoke to […]

Obama’s Religious Freedom Ambassador Opposes Religious Freedom at Home

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President Barack Obama on Monday appointed Rabbi David Nathan Saperstein as Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom at the State Department. “I am grateful that Rabbi Saperstein has chosen to dedicate his talent to serving the American people at this important time for our country.  I look forward to working with him in the […]

Post-Vacation Iowa Political Round-up

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I was away on vacation last week, and there were a few stories that we were not able to cover on a timely basis as a result.  Before I dive into that I want to thank Brian Myers who kept the wheels on the bus going for me while I was away by publishing press […]

Federal Discrimination Against Religion?

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Religious groups will not receive an exemption from an executive order signed this morning by President Barack Obama banning “discrimination” based on sexual orientation or “gender identity” by federal contractors. The order adds sexual orientation and gender identity to the list of specially protected categories that apply to federal contractors, and it adds gender identity […]

Obama in Austin Promises to Use His Pen and Phone More

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President Barack Obama, our narccisist-in-chief, “let er rip” in a speech on the economy in Austin, TX on Thursday.  Granted he couldn’t be bothered to actually travel to the border in the midst of a humanitarian crisis, but he did have plenty of time to talk about himself… mentioning himself 199 times in his speech […]

Democratic Members of Congress: President Obama Should Visit Border

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President Barack Obama is being sharply criticized for his decision not to visit the U.S.-Mexico Border while on a trip to Texas where he will participate in Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) fundraisers.  Texas Governor Rick Perry had invited President Obama to go to the border so he could see the crisis first hand.  Perry […]