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What We’re Reading May 19, 2016

What We're Reading Eagle Rising
Written by Onan Coca

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So without further ado, here’s what we’re reading, Thursday, May 19, 2016.

The Democrat Party is in disarray.

Hillary Clinton may have won in Kentucky but she looks weaker than ever. While “Bernie” Bernard Sanders almost won Kentucky, he came away the clear winner in Oregon.

Hillary Clinton better be careful because she CANNOT win in November without the help of Bernie Sanders and his supporters.

The latest study of the issue finds that genetically engineered crops are completely safe.

“The inescapable conclusion, after reading the report, is the G.E. crops are pretty much just crops. They are not the panacea that some proponents claim, nor the dreaded monsters that others claim.”

A High School Senior in Minnesota had been suspended and threatened with the loss of graduation privileges for flying a Confederate flag in his car. Now the school will allow him to walk at his graduation.

A hearty “way to go” for Nebraska which finally abolished the unfair and immoral practice of Civil Asset Forfeiture. Now it will require a criminal conviction if the state wants to take your property. (Yes, this is a thing in most of the country.)

“Civil forfeiture is one of the most serious assaults on due process and private property rights in America today,” IJ’s Legislative Counsel Lee McGrath said in a statement. “Today’s decision to abolish civil forfeiture will ensure that only convicted criminals—and not innocent Nebraskans—lose their property to forfeiture.”

Don’t expect Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) to leave Florida and become a lobbyist now that it appears his Senate career may be winding to a close. “I’m not going to be a lobbyist, just not going to do that, not interested in that. I’m not moving to New York and working on Wall Street,” Senator Rubio told a South Florida radio show.

Senator John McCain (R-AZ) is in trouble in Arizona.

The views expressed in this opinion article are solely those of their author and are not necessarily either shared or endorsed by EagleRising.com


About the author

Onan Coca

Onan is the Editor-in-Chief at Liberty Alliance media group. He's also the managing editor at Eaglerising.com, Constitution.com and the managing partner at iPatriot.com. You can read more of his writing at Eagle Rising.
Onan is a graduate of Liberty University (2003) and earned his M.Ed. at Western Governors University in 2012. Onan lives in Atlanta with his wife and their three wonderful children.

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