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ND ballot measure commission wraps work, forwards four proposals

BISMARCK — A panel examining North Dakota’s ballot measure system forwarded four proposals Tuesday, May 22, but efforts to amend the policy-by-petition process may just be getting started. The Initiated and Referred Measures Study Commission wrapped up its work at the state Capitol Tuesday. Its recommended changes now move to Legislative Management, the committee that Read More…

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Sweet Win For Religious Freedom as California Judge Rules in Favor of Christian Baker

Recently, there was a huge win for religious liberty in Left-leaning California. Superior Court Judge David Lampe ruled in favor of baker Cathy Miller, owner of Tastries Bakery in Bakersfield, who had declined services based on her own beliefs as a Christian. LifeSite News reports: Last August, Mireya and Eileen Rodriguez-Del Rio sought a wedding cake Read More…

Germany Playing Kissy-Face With Iran’s Mullahs Is Going To Cost German Companies Plenty

European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, left, and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, right, make their way for a round of talks, in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, July 28, 2015. Iran’s foreign minister says “high-level” talks will soon be launched with the European Union following a nuclear agreement reached with world powers earlier this Read More…

The DACA Discharge Petition: It’s Better Than What We Have Now

==================Promoted from the diaries by streiff. Promotion does not imply endorsement.================== There is a lot of chatter about a discharge petition circulating in the House about legislation regarding so-called “dreamers,” children of parents who entered the country illegally.  This entire issue arose because of Obama’s DACA Executive Order which the Trump administration rightfully considers unconstitutional.  Read More…

‘Manster’ Harvey Weinstein is Arrested, Here’s How Social Media and #MeToo Respond

  Harvey Weinstein was officially arrested Friday morning. As reported by Variety, the humiliated movie mogul’s detainment came due to “suspicion of rape, a criminal sexual act, sex abuse, and sexual misconduct.” In other words, he won’t be the center square on a game show any time soon. Career = kaput. Unsurprisingly, #MeToo figures came Read More…

Marco Rubio Puts Politico On Notice

You gotta love Sen. Marco Rubio. The man is brutally honest about what a scourge he believes socialism and communism are, understandable coming from the son of Cuban dissidents. He recently took aim — albeit diplomatically, as is his way — at news media outlet Politico for partnering with a Chinese newsgroup According to the Read More…