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James Broussard and Ronald Reagan: Champion of Conservative America

Professor James H. Broussard teaches American history and historiography at Lebanon Valley College in Annville, Pennsylvania. His research and publications concentrate on the Jefferson-Jackson era, the South, and American politics. He formerly served as executive director of the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic. In addition to writing many articles and book reviews, Dr. Broussard has previously wrote the book, The Southern Federalists, 1800-1816. He is currently working on […]

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Found Lois Lerner IRS emails subject of criminal probe

Investigators said Thursday they have recovered 32,000 emails related to a former IRS official at the heart of the agency’s tea party scandal. But they don’t know how many of them are new. The emails were to and from Lois Lerner, who used to head the IRS division that processes applications for tax-exempt status. Last June, the IRS told Congress it had lost an unknown number of Lerner’s emails when […]

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GUILTY: Verdict reached in American Sniper Trial

A verdict has been reached in the trial of Eddie Ray Routh. The reading of the verdict is expected to begin around 10:15 p.m. The jury began deliberations at 7:36 p.m. ET. A jury has found Eddie Ray Routh guilty of murder in the killing of Chris Kyle, subject of the hit film “American Sniper,” and Kyle’s friend at a Texas firing range two years ago. No one disputed that […]

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Michael Gurnow’s “The Edward Snowden Affair”

Michael Gurnow is a former literature and pre-law professor whose linguistic training was overseen by an active NSA language analyst. A noted environmentalist and film critic whose work Pulitzer-recipient Roger Ebert called “very admirable,” Gurnow’s award-winning writing—which spans such topics as national security, veterinary legislation, and overpopulation—has been translated, selected as Editor’s Choice, served as cover stories, included in college curriculum, and cited in newspapers and literary and law journals. […]

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Ben Hoover has a new Job Good Day Anchor at FOX Charlotte

Ben Hoover will officially join Charlotte, N.C. FOX owned station WJZY as digital journalist and anchor on Monday, January 19. He had been working as vacation relief. Hoover, who last worked at WIS in Columbia, S.C., joins Page Crawford, Erick Weber, Nick Kosir, and Chuck Roads on “Good Day Carolinas.” Hoover has also worked at WHNS in Greenville, S.C., and WMAZ in Macon, Ga. “My family and I have made […]

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Bergdahl A Deserter? It Does Matter

Jon E. Dougherty writes – In a recent post at The Federalist, senior editor David Harsanyi noted that, based on recent reports from Fox News and NBC News, it appears as though the Defense Department is set to charge Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with desertion: Leaving his post in Afghanistan in 2009 “in the middle of a combat zone, potentially putting the lives of his fellow soldiers at risk.” For […]

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Top 10 Most Popular Political Websites – 2015

Here are the 10 Most Popular Political Sites According to  eBizMBA Rank which is a constantly updated average of each website’s Alexa Global Traffic Rank, and U.S. Traffic Rank from both Compete and Quantcast. “*#*” Denotes an estimate for sites with limited Compete or Quantcast data. If you know a website that should be included on this list Please Let Us Know. 1 | HuffingtonPost 40 – eBizMBA Rank | […]

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The State (sermon) of the Union

Barack Obama’s State of the Union address last night was nothing less than a lesson in how to present oneself as a benevolent and caring monarch, keeping the underlings’ hopes full, while their bellies go empty. Case in point. Obama said that we need to, “. . . stop tax-payer funded bail-outs”. Uh . . . excuse me? That’s like the thief telling the judge that we need better home […]

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leak Delays Alan Grayson divorce

A trial surrounding Rep. Alan Grayson’s wife’s alleged bigamy has been delayed due to an unlikely medical reason. Lolita Grayson filed court papers this week saying she had been suffering from chest pains. When she went to a hospital to find out the cause, she was told she needed emergency surgery to remove her leaking breast implants and scar tissue, according to the Associated Press. The surgery was Monday; the […]