Wednesday, May 18, 2016

3 Ways Conservative Lawmakers Could Respond to Obama's Bathroom Directive

The Daily Signal
May 18, 2016
Good morning from Washington, where congressional Republicans tell Philip Wegmann they're dismayed with President Obama's ultimatum on transgender policy in public schools. A state legislator goes on camera with Kelsey Harkness to say the left's related rhetoric is dangerous. In another state, lawmakers resist Obama's bathroom mandate. On the front against ISIS, Nolan Peterson visits Kurdish soldiers who welcome U.S. airstrikes. Plus: Justin Johnson on six reasons we need to rebuild the military and Sen. Mike Lee on why Big Brother shouldn't pick your neighbors.
News

3 Ways Conservative Lawmakers Could Respond to Obama's Bathroom Directive


Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., advised states and local school districts "to just disregard the president's directive."
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North Carolina Lawmaker Blames Media, Activist Groups for Bathroom Bill 'Falsehoods'


Republicans are falsely being accused of instigating the transgender bathroom debate, state Rep. Dan Bishop from Charlotte, North Carolina, told The Daily Signal.
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'The Sound of God': In Iraq, US Airpower Bolsters the Peshmerga's Fight Against ISIS


For the Kurds, the U.S. fighter jets symbolize the support of a foreign power, which they consider to be an essential ally in the war against ISIS.
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Mississippi Lawmakers Demand State Education Department Oppose Obama's Transgender Guidelines


"If [state Superintendent of Education] Carey Wright doesn't reverse her decision to follow Obama, this could be the end of public education in Mississippi," wrote one state lawmaker.
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Commentary

6 Facts Highlight Why We Need to Rebuild Our Military


The Air Force's B-52 bombers are an average of 53 years old. Most Americans would not want to drive across the country in a 53-year-old car, let alone go to combat in a 53-year-old airplane.
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Commentary

We Don't Need a National Zoning Board


This new regulation is designed to give unelected, anonymous bureaucrats in Washington the power to pick and choose who your new next-door neighbor will be, writes Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah.
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