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Daily Signal - The Pope Is at Odds With Liberals, Too. Just Don't Expect the Media to Report It. 

The Daily Signal


Sept. 22, 2015

The Pope Is at Odds With Liberals, Too. Just Don't Expect the Media to Report It.

When it comes to Pope Francis, the media are quick to pick up on his more liberal views—and are mostly silent about his views on abortion and gay marriage.

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Seattle School District Concedes to Union, 53,000 Kids Return to School

Under the agreement, test scores will no longer be tied to teacher evaluations and salaries will increase 9.5 percent over three years, paid for by the district.

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Oregon Judge Who Won't Officiate Gay Weddings Fights to Keep His Job

An Oregon judge is fighting an investigative panel's accusation that by declining to perform same-sex weddings on religious grounds, he violated both the state's constitution and code of conduct for judges.

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5 Cases to Watch in the Supreme Court's Next Term

Voting rights, public employee unions, racial preferences in college admissions, and sentencing in death penalty cases are just a few of the big issues coming up in the 2015-2016 term.

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9 Photos of Past Popes' Visits to the US

Pope Francis' visit will be the tenth time a pope has made an apostolic journey to America.

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Pennsylvania Democrat Attorney General Has License Suspended

The suspension stems from a grand jury investigation that resulted in Attorney General Kathleen Kane's arrest in August on charges that she disclosed grand jury materials and then committed perjury by lying about it under oath.

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Daily Signal - Jonathan Gruber Thinks Like Most Liberals: You Are Too Stupid to Run Your Own Life 

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Dec. 16, 2014

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Jonathan Gruber Thinks Like Most Liberals: You Are Too Stupid to Run Your Own Life

Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint says the Obamacare architect follows in a grand tradition of progressives who posture themselves as champions of the common man, only to realize that the common man doesn’t necessarily share the same goals.

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How 'Grey's Anatomy' Just Elevated the Value of Life

Special Report: In the show's final season, the writers took on a real-life emerging medical procedure—fetal surgery.

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In These 13 States, Gas Is Selling for Below $2 a Gallon

Is your state one of them?

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Pictured: Istanbul's Solar Beach

Concord - Meet Maggie Hassan, the Governor of New Hampshire who wines and dines on the taxpayers dime!  We'll chronicle her lavish and exotic trip to the nation of Turkey, where she'll hobnob with lobbyists and relax on the Sea of Marmara.   


How can Hassan afford such a fabulous lifestyle?  New Hampshire taxpayers are footing the bill, of course.  Undeterred by the travel freeze she put into place after failing to manage the state budget properly, Hassan departs for Turkey this Friday, and we'll be here to bring you all the details.


What fabulous sights will she see on her trip?  The Blue Mosque?  Topkapi Palace?  Hagia Sophia? Stay tuned for more Lifestyles of the Rich and Liberal!

"While the premise of this campaign is lighthearted, the issue at hand is anything but - Governor Hassan is ignoring the emergency policies she put in place because of her failure to manage the state budget by vacationing with lobbyists and fundraisers," said New Hampshire Republican State Committee Chairman Jennifer Horn.  "She is a do as I say and not as I do Governor, and our state deserves better than her hypocrisy. We look forward to replacing her with a responsible Republican who actually can manage our state's finances this fall."


As a candidate, Maggie Hassan promised to be a fiscally responsible governor committed to balanced budgets

"The former three-term senator from Exeter also pledged to be a fiscally responsible governor who would veto any sales or income tax and commit herself to a balanced budget." (Kathryn Marchocki, "Hassan promises state won't 'turn our back' on its people," New Hampshire Union Leader, 10/26/11)

As Governor, Hassan has failed miserably to manage the New Hampshire budget and has ignored the spending precedent set by Governor John Lynch

"A hiring freeze put in place five years ago by Governor John Lynch is doing little to prevent state agencies from filling their vacant positions, as the Governor's Office has issued 436 waivers so far this Fiscal Year. Governor Maggie Hassan has not denied a single request to waive the hiring freeze in her first six months in office." (New Hampshire Watchdog, 6/13/2013)

Because of her reckless management of state finances, Hassan was forced to issue an Executive Order directing a freeze in generally funded hiring, equipment, purchasing and out-of-state travel

"The state will freeze hiring, equipment purchases and out-of-state travel paid for with general funds after the Joint Legislative Fiscal Committee approved Gov. Maggie Hassan's executive order" (Gary Rayno, "State spending freeze locked in," New Hampshire Union Leader, 05/22/2014)

Unfortunately for New Hampshire residents, Governor Hassan believes that the spending freeze applies to everyone but herself, and demonstrates tremendous hypocrisy in preparing to take a taxpayer-funded vacation to turkey lobbyists

"Gov. Maggie Hassan is going forward with her long-planned trade mission to Turkey despite the state revenue dip that prompted her to freeze out-of-state travel. She makes an exception for her trip, saying it is worth the money even now. That position is undermined by the very figures her administration uses to promote the trip....There simply is no urgent need for the state to spend scarce tax dollars on a trade mission with the state's budget in such bad shape." (Editorial, "Hassan's trip: Quit it cold turkey," New Hampshire Union Leader, 06/02/2014)


"The delegation of business representatives headed for Turkey includes...former state representative and lobbyist Jim Demers, president and CEO at Demers and Blaisdell" (Dave Solomon, "GOP, conservative group take aim at Hassan over trip," New Hampshire Union Leader,06/03/2014)


CEI Today: Pesticides & honeybees, ethanol & liberals, ten thousand commandments, and more 

Monday, May 5, 2014
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HONEYBEES & PESTICIDES - ANGELA LOGOMASINI Regulate-First-Think-Later Approach to Harm Honeybees

European bureaucrats placed a two-year ban on a class of pesticides in the name of “protecting honeybees” when in fact, as one EU official recently admitted, they didn’t have evidence that the chemicals present a serious threat to honeybee health. It’s a case of “regulate first, think later.”  That’s not only dumb; it’s dangerous, because it threatens farmers’ ability to provide affordable food and may harm honeybees rather than help them. > Read more

> Interview Angela Logomasini


LIBERALS & ETHANOL - WILLIAM YEATMAN Left Wing Energy Ads Are Addicted to Unseemly Jingoism

Americans United for Change, a liberal group that seeks to “create a groundswell for a return to the traditional progressive values that have defined America,” plastered the airwaves during this Sunday morning’s political talk shows with a jingoistic ad that tries to tar opposition to ethanol by linking it to Saudi Arabia


For the life of me, I can’t imagine why any self-proclaimed “progressive” group would back ethanol, a motor fuel manufactured from corn that increases the price of food and gasoline. Bluntly put, support for ethanol is regressive.  > Read more

> Interview William Yeatman


CEI Podcast for April 29, 2014: Ten Thousand Commandments

The 2014 edition of Ten Thousand Commandments: An Annual Snapshot of the Federal Regulatory State is out now. Author Wayne Crews discusses the study, the need for government transparency, and the urgency of reform.


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