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Dems Threaten Government Shutdown Ahead of Midterms

                  ~ Liberty Planet President Trump has made it clear that he still wants to build a border wall between the United ...

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Democrats Hate Oil Companies (But They’ll Take Their Money!)

BREAKING NEWS By Shawn /fixthisnation Despite directing much of their political platform against fossil fuels and in favor of green, energy-killing regulations, Democrats accepted ...

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Roger Stone Associate Held in Contempt for Refusing to Testify in Mueller Probe

                      ~ American Liberty Report Andrew Miller, the former aide to Roger Stone, has been held in contempt by a federal judge ...

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The double standard of justice in the U.S. is risking the collapse of the entire system

By Printus LeBlanc at the Daily Torch The political world is waiting with bated breath for the outcome of Paul Manafort’s trial. The former one-time ...

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WHY LIBERAL DEMOCRATS ARE WALKING AWAY FROM PROGRESSIVE DEMOCRATS TO JOIN THE PARTY OF LINCOLN

 PAUL DOWLING /godfatherpolitics “Liberalism . . . is based on the conception of civil society as by and large ...

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FUSION GPS FOUNDER SHARED ‘FALSE STORY’ ABOUT GOP LAWYER IN MEETING WITH DOJ’S BRUCE OHR

Chuck Ross | Reporter/dailycaller Notes taken by Department of Justice official Bruce Ohr show that Fusion GPS founder Glenn Simpson ...

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ANOTHER JUSTICE RESIGNS AS LAWMAKERS IMPEACH THE ENTIRE WEST VIRGINIA SUPREME COURT

Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter/dailycaller Justice Robin Jean Davis resigned in disgrace from the West Virginia Supreme Court of ...

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Man Claimed to Cross Border With His 'Daughter' — Now He's Facing Felony Charges for Raping Her

SAM DORMAN | IJR Spencer Platt The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced on Tuesday that a man is facing several felony charges after ...

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Immigrants Using Nearly 60 Percent More Food Stamps than Native Born Americans

AP/DAMIANDO VARGANS  John Binder/Breitbart News Network Illegal and legal immigrants are using nearly 60 percent more U.S. taxpayer-funded food stamps than native ...

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GROTESQUE: U.S. government cannibalizing babies so mice can live

By Bryan Fischer at Renew America Follow me on Twitter: @BryanJFischer, on Facebook at "Focal Point" Host of "Focal Point" on American ...

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Great Teachers Deserve an A-Plus

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Monday, May 16, 2016

Dear CF Friend,

Every day, thousands of teachers work extra hours and give their all to change the lives of students across the state. These teachers deserve our thanks—and our action.

Last week, the Legislature moved to protect these great teachers by ending Pennsylvania’s archaic “last-in, first-out” policy that says exceptional teachers can be laid off in favor of teachers with more seniority, regardless of their performance.

Unfortunately, Gov. Wolf has already threatened to veto this bill, punishing high-performing teachers simply because they haven’t tallied as many years in the classroom.

This is no way to treat Pennsylvania’s most effective teachers, and it’s no way to serve schoolchildren.

Students don’t deserve simply the longest-serving teachers. Students deserve the best

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Why Regulations Are Fueling Corporate Activism in America

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By James M. Roberts /at The Daily Signal

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James M. Roberts is the Research Fellow in Freedom and Growth at The Heritage Foundation’s Center for International Trade and Economics. Roberts’ primary responsibility is to produce the Index of Economic Freedom, an influential annual analysis of the economic climate of countries throughout the world.

 

It is no surprise that “lawfare” attacks by the left on traditional American values have ramped up since President Barack Obama took office. What has been surprising, though, is how swiftly many major U.S. corporations have acted to support its radical agenda.

Why has this happened? Is it simply a case of corporate cronyism? Or have these

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The Metcalfe Minute–PA Rep Daryl Metcalfe

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Facebook Website Bio Latest News State Forms Photo Gallery Contact The Metcalfe Minute  

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Let’s Get Connected Our District Web Site RepMetcalfe.com

 

Office Locations 2525 Rochester Road, Suite 201, Cranberry Township, PA 16066 | Phone

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Will Wolf Side With Bad Teachers?–From CAP

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May 11, 2016

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Inside this issue • Will Wolf Side with Bad Teachers? Will Wolf Side with Bad Teachers? Pennsylvania is one of only six states to use teacher seniority as the only factor considered when making layoff decisions. On May 9th, the Senate passed HB 805 to correct this problem.

Commonly referred to as “last in, first out” or “LIFO”. A seniority-based system

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Obama Admin Deports Less Than One Percent of Visa Overstays

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Nearly half a million individuals overstayed visas in 2015, fewer than 2,500 deported

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BY: at the Washington Free Beacon

The Obama administration deported less than one percent of the nearly half a million foreign nationals who illegally overstayed their visas in 2015, according to new statistics published by the Department of Homeland Security.

Of the 482,781 aliens who were recorded to have overstayed temporary U.S. visas in fiscal year 2015, just 2,456 were successfully deported from the United States during the same period, according to DHS’s

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PA State Senator Scott Wagner’s Weekly Report

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Senator Scott Wagner

In this Edition: Wagner Clean Slate Bill Clears Judiciary Committee Teacher Furlough Reform Bill Sent to Governor Additional Bills Sent to Governor Senate Approves Cost-Saving Legislation for Schools Additional Bills Sent to the House for Consideration Bills Returned to the House for Concurrence on Senate Amendments Senator Killion Sworn Into Office Committee Round-Up Next Week Wagner Clean Slate Bill Clears Judiciary Committee

During a meeting of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, I spoke regarding “Clean Slate” legislation that I introduced, along with Senator Anthony Williams and 22 additional co-sponsors from both sides of the aisle.

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PA State Rep Justin Simmons Report

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Facebook Website Bio Latest News State Forms Photo Gallery Contact The Weekly Roundup Friday, May 13, 2016 The latest news from the State Capitol Keeping the Best Teachers in Our Classrooms

Legislation designed to keep Pennsylvania’s best teachers in the classroom and boost student achievement by ending the practice of seniority-based layoffs is now on the governor’s desk awaiting his signature. Under current law, teacher layoffs are conducted in order of inverse seniority. The last teacher hired is the first person fired, regardless of his or her impact on students.

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Debunking the Wage Gap: We Are Not Victims

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By Penny Young Nance / /at The Daily Signal

Part of the reason work-life balance is difficult to achieve is because our society places so much weight on the financial success of one’s career. (Photo: iStock Photos)

Penny Young Nance is president and CEO of Concerned Women for America.

 

We have so many opportunities in the workforce, yet women are often still told that we’ve got to run ourselves ragged and forego balance in order to break through the glass ceiling. Why?

Part of the reason work-life balance is difficult to achieve is because our society places so much weight on the financial success of one’s career.

For women, this has been particularly difficult because of the claim

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