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Ah, college is back in session — which means, says The Washington Post, that “helicopter parents” are in full flight. Helicopter parents, says The Post, are parents who have “watched their (childrens’) every move, checked their grades online hourly, advocated for them endlessly and kept them busy from event to activity to play date …” […]

With House Republicans focused on legislation to boost job creation, the Senate is spending its time on an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would repeal the First Amendment with respect to political speech. Democratic Whip Dick Durbin said before the debate even officially began: “I expect a fully partisan vote.” So what exactly are […]

President Obama and his administration are fond of bragging that they believe themselves to be on the “right side of history.” Strangely, what Obama seems to think the right side of history is and what actual history proves, are two very different things. Time and again, in his quest to be on the right side […]

Raging Moderate by Will Durst September is a grand month for traditions. Fresh pencils and tablets for the upcoming school year. The approach of fall as evidenced by the turning of the leaves. International Talk Like a Pirate Day on the 19th. The official start to the NFL season with the filing of the first […]

All politics is local, and sometimes it’s loco. In Texas, our most abundant resource is ludicrous politicians (see also: Gohmert, Louie), but as much as it pains me to admit it, the craziest congressional candidate this year comes from California where Carl DeMaio is in a tight race to become the latest lunatic in the […]

The second-largest drug store chain in the country has announced it will no longer sell cigarettes. Changing its corporate name to CVS health, the company had previously vowed it was going to discontinue tobacco products in all of its 7,600 stores by October 1 but like ripping off a Band-Aid, they instead did it quickly, […]

Breitbart News is reporting federal border agents have been warned by their superiors of a serious threat by ISIS to cross into the United States. Five major banks recently suffered the theft of terabytes of customers’ data by hackers. Every day, 2,000 Americans such as yourself have their identities hijacked by thieves stealing money from […]

Tyrades! By Danny Tyree Could it be that the “elephant in the room” is literally an elephant in the room? Yes, most of us try not to think too hard about the precious resources used by our precious four-legged companions; but a “community discussion” in the “Salon” online magazine recently posed the provocative question “Pets […]

Making Sense by Michael Reagan Time’s up, Mr. President. Your on-the-job-training as the leader of the Free World has been over for several years. I know it still comes as a shock to you that you’re the president of the United States. A lot of us feel the same way. But you really are the […]

Texas has a new refugee crisis on the border, and this time it’s not a bunch of kids. When Rick Perry deployed the National Guard to the border, he remembered to go on Fox News, pose with assault weapons, and brag to Republicans in Iowa. But he forgot to make sure that our National Guardsmen […]