Kartel Policy – A through M

Patriotism is ‘drenched in whiteness’, alleged Professor

A college professor at the University of Florida said that American patriotism is “drenched in whiteness.” Wait, so loving the United States of America is racist and full of so-called ‘white privilege’? Continue Reading....

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Obama Says Health Bill Will ‘Ruin’ Medicaid. Here’s Why the Program Needs Reform.

The much-anticipated Senate health care bill dropped Thursday morning, and the hot takes poured in. While analysts are scrambling to understand the details of the legislation, one of the biggest early criticisms is that it eviscerates Medicaid, which is a public health care program. Liberal …

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Trump: GOP Health Care Bill Needs ‘a Little Negotiation’

President Donald Trump didn’t give a strong indication about where he stood on details of the Senate bill to replace Obamacare—but he at least seemed happy the proposal is moving forward. “Obamacare is dead and we’re putting a plan out today that is going to …

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4 Conservative Senators Say They Can’t Vote for GOP’s Draft Health Care Bill

Four conservative senators promptly said they can’t support the draft of a health care bill released Thursday by the Senate’s Republican leadership as a cure for Obamacare. “Currently, for a variety of reasons, we are not ready to vote for this bill, but we are …

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The 2016 Presidential Election—Identities, Class, and Culture

Image credit: istockvia Essays on Contemporary American PoliticsNigel Farage in Great Britain, Donald Trump in the United States, Geert Wilders in Holland, Marine Le Pen in France — all would have represented fringe positions in the politics of their countries a decade or so ago. Not …

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Illegal Immigrant Held in Beating Death of Virginia Teen

An illegal immigrant beat a 17-year-old girl with a metal baseball bat before dawn on Father’s Day and dumped her body in a pond in a suburb of Washington, police say. Authorities said a man they identified as Darwin Martinez Torres, 22, attacked and abducted …

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Anthem Health Drops Out of 2 More State Obamacare Exchanges

Health insurance provider Anthem announced Wednesday that it will drop out of the state exchanges in Wisconsin and Indiana, marking the latest sign that insurance companies are finding it difficult to continue offering Obamacare plans. The company said it will keep offering plans outside the …

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Circuit Court Win for Religious Freedom on Gay Marriage

The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously on Thursday that a Mississippi law that protects religious liberty and the rights of conscience in light of the redefinition of marriage may go into effect. In the decision, the circuit court overruled a previous judgment …

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Karen Handel’s Victory

Image credit: istockAnalysis and Commentaryvia TownhallRepublican Karen Handel’s victory in the special election in Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District will generate a lot of punditry and spin. Continue Reading....

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Trump And His Generals

Image credit: istockFeaturedvia National ReviewTrump’s reliance on his generals shows that he values merit over politics. Continue Reading....

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