Long Days of Hate

A weekend of violence rocked Charlottesville, Virginia as multiple white supremacist groups converged on the college town to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee.

The ensuing chaos resulted in three deaths and multiple assaults. However, the largest scar on our nation would come from what our President refused to say.

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The Book(er) of Life

Last Wednesday, the Senate voted against a budget reconciliation bill amendment proposed by Senators Bernie Sanders and Amy Klobuchar, which allowed the import of prescription drugs from Canada and other countries.

Channeling Game of Thrones‘ High Sparrow, Sanders responded by publicly attacking the thirteen Democratic senators who voted against the amendment, while potentially planting the seeds for dissent within the party for 2020 in the process.

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Kalifornia

On Tuesday, Hillary Clinton became the first woman in America’s history to clinch a major party presidential nomination; a moment of which Bernie Sanders failed to recognize its historic nature when speaking to his supporters in a Santa Monica hanger later that night.

It’s impossible to know what Bernie Sanders was thinking as he watched the California returns, but I imagine “I sat through a Foster the People set for this?” has to be right up there.

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Paul

There are few Senators that fight against the good that America could offer more than Senator Rand Paul.  Whether he is perpetrating the false understanding that the U.N. Arms Treaty is an attack on the Second Amendment or threatening a government shutdown over Obamacare, Paul proudly continues to clog facts and the nation’s progression.

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I’d Buy That for a Dollar

Last week, the United States Supreme Court held hearings on the Affordable Care Act for three days, better known as healthcare reform, or simply, “Obamacare”.

The biggest question at the center of those three days:  is the law itself and specifically, the individual mandate, constitutional?

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The One About the Pipeline

This has been a rough week for conservatives.  Still recovering from the possible fallout with female voters from Rush Limbaugh, supporters were also disappointed to learn that Andrew Breitbart’s much talked about bombshell video that would change the election in the GOP’s favor turned out to be footage that aired in 2008 on PBS.  Yesterday, they watched as the Senate voted down the Keystone pipeline.

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