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    Knocking around the Christmas Tree...
    December 08, 2017

    Christmas is fine at the White House, but at grandma's house? Well, that's a different story. In Wilmington's Lake Ridge Commons, renting an apartment doesn't give you the right to decorate it. That's what managers of Excel Properties told their seniors at the North Carolina living complex. In a head-scratching story that's getting national attention, the president of the center is banning holiday decorations for their older residents. (continue reading...)

    A Flurry over Funding in D.C.
    December 08, 2017

    If federal workers were hoping for an early start to Christmas vacation, they're out of luck! Thanks to yesterday's continuing resolution, no one's turning off the government's lights any time soon. For all of the Democrats' big talk, Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and company backed down long enough to let the GOP pass a two-week budget patch -- keeping a government shutdown at bay at least until December 22. (continue reading...)

    Justice for Planned Parenthood?
    December 08, 2017

    These days, it seems like everyone's investigating Planned Parenthood. And this week, you can add the Department of Justice to the list. Officials at DOJ tipped their hand in a formal letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee, Fox News reports. After years of covering up their wrongdoing, taxpayers are hoping this is finally the probe that takes them out of the federal funding stream. (continue reading...)

    Moving the U.S. Embassy Was a Capitol Idea
    December 07, 2017

    It shouldn't be controversial when a president follows the law -- but not every president is Donald Trump. When the administration promised to make good on a 22-year-old promise to Congress, no one should have doubted that this White House would. But even now, a year after keeping his word on every major policy within his power, the world still seems surprised by Donald Trump's sincerity. (continue reading...)

    Del. Aware of Problems with Trans Rule
    December 06, 2017

    By now, you shouldn't need convincing that your involvement matters! But in case you do, Delaware has just thing. After a month-long uproar, parents in the First State managed to upset the state's plans to let kids define their own race and gender -- without ever calling home! (continue reading...)

    Support for AF Colonel Soars
    December 06, 2017

    When Heather Wilson was picked to be secretary of the Air Force, she told the Senate: "Air Force policy must continue to ensure that all Airmen are able to choose to practice their particular religion." Now, she has a chance to prove it. (continue reading...)

    Trump Makes His Move on Jerusalem
    December 06, 2017

    If there's one thing President Trump understands, it's real estate. And there aren't many piece of property whose value exceeds that of Jerusalem. The entire country is only slightly larger than Massachusetts, but no nation has played a greater role in the history of the world than the tiny swath of land tucked in an uneasy Middle East. (continue reading...)

    Masterpiece Theater: SCOTUS Debates Cake Baker's Rights
    December 05, 2017

    After five long years of fighting, an hour and a half at the Supreme Court could be all it takes to redefine religious liberty in America. That's how long Jack Phillips stood before the most powerful justices in the country and asked for the freedom already guaranteed to him in a document barely a mile away. (continue reading...)

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