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President Trump’s Approval Rating Hits 52 Percent

                  Liberty Planet The longest ever government shutdown and a raging debate over the wall didn’t do much harm to President Donald ...

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Learning From Lincoln

Ed Feulner / @EdFeulner / The Daily Signal It was, in large measure, President Abraham Lincoln's deep understanding of the Constitution that enabled him ...

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Unearthed Letter From George Washington Praises God for Ratification of Constitution

Too cool! By John Salvatore/flagandcross After spending decades in a private collection, a resurfaced letter written by America’s first president praises God ...

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William Barr Is Our New Attorney General. Here Are 4 Things He Should Focus on Right Away

Hans von Spakovsky / @HvonSpakovsky / Cully Stimson / @cullystimson / The Daily Signal Attorney General William Barr says he intends to ensure that the Justice Department ...

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McCabe admits his treason!

By Sher Zieve at Renew America In a move that veritably boggles the mind, fired FBI'er Andrew McCabe has admitted his ...

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“Onward Together”: Inside Hillary’s Latest Political Tax Scandal

 COREY LYNN — Freedom Outpost Most people are aware that “Onward Together” is a political organization to raise funds for the Democratic party, ...

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REPORT: Indisputable Proof Obama Admin, FBI, & Hillary Colluded to Protect Her Campaign

Hey, MSM – where you at? By John Salvatore/flaggandcross When Americans hear the word “collusion” their minds instantly think Trump and Russia. Of ...

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Report: It Looks Like the Government Failed to Act on Hillary Money-Laundering

The Federalist  Margot Cleveland/ The Hollywood Conservative Tuesday evening the Committee to Defend the President (CDP) filed a motion in a ...

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Senate Intel Committee Clears Trump of Russian Collusion

                Conservative Zone After two years, more than 200 interviews, 300,000 pages of documents and more than $30 million spent on the ...

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Why Johnny Still Can't Read

Because of shortcomings in how teachers are educated, children are failing to learn essential skills. By Martin Cothran                                           In 1955, prompted ...

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Christmas Comes Early for Teachers Unions and Obama Administration With No Child Left Behind Rewrite


President Barack Obama signing the Every Student Succeeds Act. (Photo: Shawn Thew/EPA/Newsco

Lindsey M. Burke researches and writes on federal and state education issues as the Will Skillman fellow in education policy at The Heritage Foundation. Read her research.

“It’s like Christmas Day,” exclaimed Lily Eskelsen García, president of the National Education Association, the nation’s largest teachers union. García was referring to passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which was signed into law by President Barack Obama—who similarly referred to the new law as a “Christmas miracle”—earlier Thursday.

On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate passed the measure, which

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How much of your income goes to School Property Taxes?



Hello Taxpayers,

Just how much do you pay for School Real Estate Taxes as a percent of your income? How does that stack up to the rest of Pennsylvania?


The buzz is starting on Facebook already. It really opens ones eyes to see what their county average is versus how much they pay. It is also very telling that some counties, though taking more dollars pay far less per capita than other counties. Shows the average per capita state earning shows the average School property Tax shows the % of the per capita that the tax burdens the earner Creating a little buzz on Facebook already after 1 hour

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Does the education bill fund Planned Parenthood?


By Robert Romano at NetRight Daily and Americans for Limited Government

On Dec. 2, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved 359 to 64 the so-called “Every Student Succeeds Act,” a reauthorization and amendment of the “Elementary Secondary Education Act of 1965” providing federal funds to states and cities for public schools.

As we were analyzing the text of the conference report hours before the vote, Section 8035 was brought to Americans for Limited Government’s attention that it could open up a new funding stream for groups like Planned Parenthood.

At a time the House was voting to defund Planned Parenthood via the budget reconciliation process in light of despite explosive video showing organization employees talking about selling the body parts

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Liberals Hate This Response To Black Lives Matter


by Andrew McNealy – at Citizen Action

Looks like #BlackLivesMatter has some competition: white college students organizing on campus to make their voice heard, too.

In response to the race-related protests that have rocked schools nationwide, especially at places like Yale and the University of Missouri, white students at the University of California, Santa Barbara have formed a new “UCSB White Student Union” in order to show just how ridiculous segregating every issue by race is.

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Millennials deserve better than college indoctrination



By Rick Manning at NetRight Daily and Americans for Limited Government

America has been experiencing a contrast in cultures that have been created by our institutions. On one hand, we witness some college students protesting over whether Thomas Jefferson’s statue has a place on the college campus that he attended.

On the other, the men and women of our armed forces continually demonstrate a toughness and valor that is unmatched anywhere in the world.

As college protesters complain about the need for safe spaces where they can be sheltered from the diversity of ideas that makes the world go round, our young men and women in the military put their lives in harm’s way to create safe spaces for people who otherwise

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How is this legal?


Citizens Alliance of Pennsylvania

As surely as night follows day, teachers’ unions insist every year that Pennsylvania needs to spend more money on education. One of the loudest voices for more money is the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers (PFT). The PFT has long resisted any changes to their contracts that would save money for taxpayers. Through one contract provision, teachers in the Philadelphia school district pay nothing toward their health insurance.

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A Call to Action on SB76!



Monday the 23rd of November saw the Pennsylvania Senate vote down SB76, the School Real Estate Tax Elimination Act. The negative vote was on the slimmest of margins at 24 nay and 24 yea, with Lt Governor Stack voting the deciding 25th nay vote.

We commend all 24 Senators who voted for 76. We question the Party Leadership in both political parties for their opposition. Polls throughout Pennsylvania show a huge majority of citizens wanted this legislation to pass. The opponents pointed to a supposed short fall in revenues for the 500 school districts if 76 passed. However, the latest IFO Report clearly shows that if all revenue sources are considered, then 76 is revenue neutral and may well create a huge

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Not Much for Conservatives to Love in No Child Left Behind Rewrite



Lindsey Burke / / from The Daily Signal

There isn’t much for conservatives to love in the policies put forward in the proposed rewrite of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act reauthorization currently moving through Congress.

Proponents of the No Child Left Behind rewrite have argued that the proposal would prohibit the education secretary from encouraging states to adopt Common Core and would otherwise rein in the Department of Education.

On the Common Core question, states have already adopted the national standards and tests, and it is now up to states to fully exit Common Core. Moreover, there were already prohibitions in three federal laws against the federal government being involved in curriculum-setting. It is unlikely that yet another

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