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Midday Roundup: Boy Scouts caught between a mouse and a hard place

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Scouting’s woes. Walt Disney World is cutting grant funding to local Boy Scout troops in Florida over a policy that bans gay adults from serving as leaders.

Is Ted Cruz out of control?

By Cal Thomas
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Politics | What you think of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, depends on who you believe. Is the freshman senator on an “ego trip,” putting himself before country (Dana…

Separation of government from press

By Cal Thomas
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Media | After much criticism from conservative quarters, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has decided, at least for now, to withdraw plans for its proposed…

The Obama administration’s newsroom invasion

By Lynde Langdon
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News Media | The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has quietly been preparing an invasion of American newsrooms. The plan to inspect the media’s story selection…

Is North Carolina discriminating against pro-abortion drivers?

By Gina Diorio
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Courts | A federal court has ruled North Carolina’s “Choose Life” license plate violates the U.S. Constitution because the state does not also offer pro-abortion…

Taking the law into his own hands

By Cal Thomas
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Government | “If at my convenience I might break them [laws], what would be their worth?” —Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre We’ve come a long way since Justice Charles…

A trust deficit

By Cal Thomas
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Government | Most people accept the notion that politicians don’t always tell the truth. Some lies are harmless enough; others more consequential. Lyndon Johnson skirted…

Nevada AG drops marriage law defense

By Leigh Jones
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Marriage | Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto announced late yesterday she will not defend her state’s traditional marriage law, becoming the third state…

Is troubled F-35 caught in a ‘death spiral’?

By Michael F. Cochrane
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Military | The controversial F-35 program took another blow last week when the Navy requested a break from producing F-35C, its variant of the problem-plagued and…

Please be my Obamacare valentine

Please be my Obamacare valentine

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Healthcare | First they enlisted celebrities. Then they went for your parents. Then they signed up your mom. They edged into Thanksgiving and Christmas. They cozied up to…

IRS targeting: 'The weaponization of government’

By J.C. Derrick
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IRS Scandal | Despite the president’s claim of no corruption, conservatives say lies about the IRS targeting scandal have not stopped

Do caregivers need special employment protection?

By Kiley Crossland
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Government | Legislators in California and New York City are trying to protect employees balancing work with caring for young, disabled, or elderly family members.

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