Wednesday, June 22, 2016

GOP Senate Debates Gun Control Instead of Real Measures to Fight Terrorism

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GOP Senate Debates Gun Control Instead of Real Measures to Fight Terrorism

June 22, 2016
Good morning from Washington, where—10 days after the Orlando massacre—Senate Republicans ponder throwing in with Democrats on a new gun-control proposal. Genevieve Wood faults the GOP for not actually taking the fight to ISIS. Fred Lucas reports on the White House pushing "smart guns"–and its lack of clarity on illegal immigrants signing up for Obamacare in California. Plus: Jim DeMint on standing by the U.K. regardless of the Brexit vote and Yuval Levin on our "fractured" republic.
Commentary

GOP Senate Debates Gun Control Instead of Real Measures to Fight Terrorism


The Republican-controlled Senate not only has allowed Democrats to make this an issue about gun control, they've joined the tour de farce.
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News

Obama Administration Coy on Expanding Obamacare to California Illegal Immigrants


"The problem is that if subsidies are extended to noncitizens, that will squeeze out the doctors available for those who came here legally, and American citizens," one health care expert says.
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Commentary

America Stands With UK on Brexit


The U.K. should not be afraid of Obama's bullying, writes Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint. Undemocratic restrictions made by foreign leaders are why so many U.K. citizens want to leave the European Union in the first place.
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Obama Smart Gun Push Could Conflict With Constitutional Rights, Legal Expert Says


"This [smart gun policy] could compel someone to incriminate themselves," a Second Amendment lawyer tells The Daily Signal.
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Commentary

Why Is the Government Trying to Regulate Fashion Blogs?


The Obama administration apparently is concerned that popular fashion bloggers, who are paid to promote product lines, "deceive" a "significant minority" of their audience.
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Why Has America Become a Fractured Republic? Yuval Levin Explains


The conservative thinker goes on camera with Genevieve Wood to talk about his new book and how individualism is changing America's political landscape.
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