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The Politics Of Fear And Ebola In America

I tuned into my local news last night, and as you might guess, Ebola dominated the broadcast. And maybe that would be acceptable if this coverage, using title graphics like “Ebola Outbreak,” and “Ebola Crisis,” was centered in West Africa. Nope. On Action News (6ABC) in Philadelphia, they have “team coverage” spread out around the country, this country,…
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Ben Affleck Unwittingly Confirms Bill Maher’s Criticism Of Liberals

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On the September 26th installment of Real Time on HBO, host Bill Maher used his “New Rules” segment to call out liberals who need a lesson on what liberals are supposed to stand for. “President Obama keeps insisting that ISIS is not Islamic,” said Maher. “If vast numbers of Muslims around the world believe —…
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Justice Scalia Says There’s No Constitutional Church-State Separation

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Speaking to a friendly, like-minded audience this past Wednesday, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said there is no wall of separation between church and state. “I think the main fight is to dissuade Americans from what the secularists are trying to persuade them to be true: that the separation of church and state means that…
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In War Against ISIS, Plurality Of Americans Support Ground Troops

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A recent NBC News poll asked Americans, “Do you think the United States will use ground troops to fight ISIS despite President Obama’s assurances?” 72% – Yes, will use ground troops 20% – No, will not use ground troops So clearly confidence among Americans is low when it comes to keeping American boots out of this…
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Republicans Outnumber Democrats On Sunday News Shows

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Now I know why I so strongly dislike the Sunday morning news shows. The New York Times ‘The Upshot’ reviewed data collected by American University, combined with ideological scores calculated by Crowdpac, and concluded that since January 2009, liberal bias simply does not exist when it comes to the Sunday morning news shows. Okay, they didn’t…
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