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Daily Signal - Obama's Unilateral Immigration Amnesty Plan Gets to the Supreme Court 

The Daily Signal

Nov. 24, 2015

Good morning from the nation's capital, where President Obama wants the Supreme Court to OK his executive amnesty for illegal immigrants, despite what protesting governors say. A Heritage Foundation legal expert explains what's in the appeal. Also on tap: A Princeton graduate tells Kelsey Harkness what's wrong with the administration's quick concessions to black student radicals. Learn why liberal Massachusetts gave up on Common Core education standards. And how business-friendly is your state? Check out these rankings.


Obama's Unilateral Immigration Amnesty Plan Gets to the Supreme Court

There is one thing the government gets right: This is an important case that is vital to the future of this country, although certainly not in the way the Obama administration claims.

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Princeton Grad Disappointed Administrators Gave in to Student 'Bullying Tactics'

Protesters claim that Woodrow Wilson, the former U.S. president whose name adorns the School of Public and International Affairs, continues "the legacy of white supremacy and anti-blackness on campus."

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Why Massachusetts Gave Up on Common Core

It comes as no surprise that a "top-down, one-size-fits-all" approach to education is not working for the people of Massachusetts.

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How Friendly Is Your State to Businesses? See the Rankings

The Tax Foundation released its State Business Tax Climate Index for 2016. This annual report ranks all 50 states (plus D.C.) on how hospitable their tax systems are to businesses.

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Why Police in Many States Can Seize Your Property Without Proving You're Guilty of a Crime

Civil asset forfeiture is a growing problem throughout the nation, driven by a profit incentive that encourages property seizures by law enforcement authorities even under dubious circumstances.

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How One Religious Organization Is Helping Syrian Refugees as They Arrive in Europe

As the United States debates how to properly vet 10,000 Syrian refugees expected to resettle here, employees with Samaritan's Purse are stationed on the frontlines in Greece, working to be a "face of compassion" for refugees fleeing war and terror.

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Newsmax - Sen. Ayotte: Obama Will Break the Law If He Transfers Gitmo Prisoners 

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Ayotte: Obama Breaks Law If He Transfers Gitmo Prisoners
President Barack Obama may have made a "misguided" campaign promise to close the Guantanamo detention center in Cuba, Sen. Kelly Ayotte says, but if he issues an executive order to bring its prisoners to the United States, the New Hampshire Republican believes he would be "violating the law."
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ALG - Obama appeals 5th Circuit ruling against executive amnesty 


Nov. 10, 2015, Fairfax,Va.—Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued thefollowing statement in response to the Obama administration's decisionto appeal the5th Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling overturning the White House'sexecutive amnesty for millions of illegal immigrants with U.S.-born children:


"Obama's decision toappeal the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling against executive amnesty formillions of illegal immigrants puts the Supreme Court once again in focus inthe debate over Congress' Article I powers.


"The 5th Circuit evenquoted Obama's Nov. 2014 admission that it was the failure of Congress to enactsuch a program that prompted him to 'change the law' in their ruling againsthim. Any plain reading of the Constitution shows the 5th Circuit is correct,that Congress sets the rules for immigration, not the President. Obama had noauthority to issue his amnesty.


"However, the Supreme Courthas failed repeatedly to use a plain reading of the Constitution as itsstandard. Let us hope that the Roberts court takes a reading comprehensionclass before hearing Obama's appeal. If they do, Obama's executive amnesty willbe thrown on the trash heap of history."


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Daily Signal - Court Deals Third Blow to Obama's Amnesty by Executive Action 

The Daily Signal

Nov. 11, 2015

Happy Veterans Day from Washington, D.C., where The Daily Signal honors military sacrifice with several pieces, including a video on how one Iraq War veteran helps comrades in arms once they're home. An expert commentary explains the court ruling meant to halt President Obama's executive amnesty for illegal immigrants. And Melissa Quinn wraps a timely series by showing how reformers want to curb Philadelphia law enforcement's seizure of property to pad budgets. Plus more on racial tensions at U.S. colleges.


Court Deals Third Blow to Obama's Amnesty by Executive Action

The states just won a major battle in the immigration wars with the Obama administration.

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This Iraq War Veteran 'Hunts' and Helps Homeless Vets on the Streets of Los Angeles

"There's commercials out there where troops will be walking down the airport and people will clap, like, 'Thank you for your service,'" Iraq War veteran Joe Leal says. "But what happens after they take the uniform off?"

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Mizzou Proves That Americans Should Not Be Forced Into Racial Categories

The effort to force Americans to self-identify has invaded the entire culture, from school questionnaires to the standard medical forms one fills out at doctors' offices.

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Here's How Reformers Want to Make It Harder to Philadelphia Law Enforcement to Keep Property They've Seized

In Philadelphia, Andrew Jenemann, head of the district's attorney's Public Nuisance Task Force, is making changes to how "real property"—homes, warehouses, and businesses—moves through the forfeiture process, reports Melissa Quinn in the third of her three-part series on civil asset forfeiture.

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Is This the Next Mizzou? As Racial Tensions Rise, Ithaca College President Faces Mounting Criticism

Students and faculty at Ithaca College have mounted a challenge to their own leader following protests over alleged incidents of racism at the small private college.

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Will Paul Ryan's Top Aide Sway the Speaker Against Filibuster Reform?

Republicans in the U.S. Senate who are taking aim at filibuster rules in the upper chamber won't find an ally in House Speaker Paul Ryan, if the speaker's new chief of staff has his way.

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CEI Today: Hillary signed non-disclosure, Obama vs Keystone and beer, and meat and cancer 

Monday, November 9, 2015
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Fox News: Hillary Clinton signed non-disclosure agreement to protect classified info while secretary of state


On January 22nd, 2009, Hillary Clinton signed a Non-Disclosure agreement, or NDA, where she agreed to protect highly classified information, and a failure to do so could result in criminal prosecution. The NDA was first obtained through a federal lawsuit under the Freedom of Information Act by the Competitive Enterprise Institute.  > Read the Fox News report 


> Interview Chris Horner



O Says No to Keystone XL


President Barack Obama on 6th November determined that the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline is not in the national interest and therefore denied the cross-border permit necessary for the pipeline to be built.  The President’s shameful decision concludes the administration’s shameful six year delay in making a decision. My view for a long time has been that the Obama Administration’s strategy was to delay the decision until TransCanada Corporation gave up. > Read more 

> Interview Myron Ebell



Baloney About Processed Meat and Cancer


Scientists from around the world convened in Lyon, France this October to declare that local delicacies, such as andouille sausage and pork salami, are now classified carcinogens, placing them in the same category as smoking. Such classifications are supposed to inform consumers and their health care providers, but they do more to confuse and mislead. > Read the Huffington Post commentary



President Obama likes beer. He drinks it, he brews it, and he's been named the presidential candidate people would most want to have a drink with. However, his signature health-care law might change how we can enjoy a cold one when ordering at restaurants.
A little-known provision within Obamacare requires chain restaurants with 20 or more locations to list calorie information for "standard menu items," including each available beer, on menus and menu boards by December 2016. Testing the nutritional content of a single beer could cost as much as $1,000, according to the Beer Institute, a trade association representing brewers. > Read the Real Clear commentary

> Interview Michelle MInton

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