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Filed under: Politics
Hillary Clinton has an abrupt 180 on ‘sanctuary cities’

Hillary Clinton has an abrupt 180 on ‘sanctuary cities’

Recently in San Francisco an illegal immigrant and seven-time convicted felon who had been deported several times, Francisco Sanchez, murdered a woman on a San Francisco pier. San Francisco is a so-called “sanctuary city,” a city that generally does not actively work to enforce federal immigration laws. Sanchez says he came to San Francisco because [...]

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GDP by the numbers, from Carter to Obama

GDP by the numbers, from Carter to Obama

Jeb Bush recently attacked Barack Obama’s “zombie economy” and promised around 4% annual economic growth if he’s elected president. Can he do it? Is it really a realistic goal? And exactly how does Obama’s performance growing the economy stack up with other modern presidents? Don’t bother with the spin from both parties, we have the [...]

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Trailer Tuesday: London falls, Heigl goes for girls

Trailer Tuesday: London falls, Heigl goes for girls

London Has Fallen is the sequel to Olympus Has Fallen, starring Gerard Butler. The first movie did fairly well, making just under $100 million domestically. A good amount of the cast who didn’t die in the first movie return, including Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Angela Bassett, Morgan Freeman and Melissa Leo. The movie has a release [...]

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Another crash and NASCAR ‘got what they wanted’

Another crash and NASCAR ‘got what they wanted’

Heckuva crash early this morning in NASCAR. That’s right, early this morning–2:41 AM EDT in fact. Just as Dale Earnhardt, Jr. was winning a race as most Americans were asleep, a horrific crash occurred right behind him. Austin Dillon, the driver of the #3 car, flew in the air and into the fence just as [...]

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Quick Reviews: ‘Terminator: Genisys’ and ‘Magic Mike 2′

Quick Reviews: ‘Terminator: Genisys’ and ‘Magic Mike 2′

TERMINATOR: GENISYS (PG-13, 126 minutes)–The major plus about Terminator: Genisys is that its plot holes are much smaller than the giant, cavernous ones from Terminator Salvation. This is a better movie, or for that matter Rise of the Machines. But it’s pretty obvious this story has reached its end–at least for a decade or two. [...]

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Trailer Tuesday: (updated) first ‘Creed’ trailer hits

Trailer Tuesday: (updated) first ‘Creed’ trailer hits

The first trailer is here for Creed, due November 25th starring Michael B. Jordan and Sly Stallone. We got the first trailer for Snowden, and it tells us…not much of anything. Nor does it show the cast. But it is a pretty effective trailer as far as trailers go, we suppose. Oliver Stone’s movie is [...]

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Gay activists should enjoy victory, but not overreach

Gay activists should enjoy victory, but not overreach

Even as a generally conservative Republican, I was very happy for my gay friends last week when the Supreme Court voted 5-4 to legalize same sex marriage in all 50 states. If you actually know some gay people, how could you not be? Gay people headed down to the White House to take an historic [...]

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Our 2015 NBA Mock Draft

Our 2015 NBA Mock Draft

This an interesting draft, slightly short on sure-thing talent near the top of it, but very deep through the first round. It’s the kind of draft where the Blazers could easily get as good of a player at #23 as the Pistons might at #8. That’s due to a fairly impressive list of domestic early [...]

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Trailer Tuesday: ‘Panda 3,’ ‘Dragon Blade’ and more

Trailer Tuesday: ‘Panda 3,’ ‘Dragon Blade’ and more

We won’t get to see Kung Fu Panda 3 until January of next year, but the first trailer was revealed this week. The Secret Life of Pets is another animated movie that doesn’t come out until next year, July in fact. Hey, it’s here before you know it kids–how long ago was it we saw [...]

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A moderate Dem for softening capitalism, not destroying it

A moderate Dem for softening capitalism, not destroying it

I’ve always been a pretty moderate Democrat. I’ve had my battles and issues with the GOP, but now to be honest I’m a little worried about my friends on the left side of the aisle. As you might expect, most of the issues I have with my fellow Democrats are economic. A ton of people in this country tend [...]