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What We’re Reading May 14, 2014

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So without further ado, here’s what we’re reading Wednesday May 14, 2014.

The Tea Party is hoping for a revival of the cause in Nebraska. The candidate for Nebraska Senator, who is the favorite among conservatives (including the Tea Party), says that he would indeed support Mitch McConnell as leader of the Republican majority in the Senate.

Marco Rubio (R-FL) believes that every American should get a chance to join the Cadillac retirement plan that Congress currently enjoys.

Whoops-a-daisy… the economy actually contracted last quarter. Seems this economy isn’t buzzing along at quite the pace liberals would have us believe it is…

Yet another close-minded campus has forced the invited speaker to cancel their plans to be there. What is happening in Academia today? The attack on diversity is stunning…

A top Republican, Senator Rob Portman, (R-OH) has joined the efforts of liberal and libertarian politicians to end the war on drugs.

“President Obama recently announced that he would grant clemency to hundreds of non-violent drug offenders,” Portman is set to say Tuesday in a speech at the American Enterprise Institute. “That may be within his power, but it’s like placing a Band-Aid on a deep wound. It may cover up the problem of prison overcrowding today, but it doesn’t address the deeper problem that drives recidivism.”

Some folks just don’t understand why anyone has any doubts about Global Warming! Meanwhile, the Washington Post says that the Antarctic Ice Shelf is collapsing… but there is nothing we can do about it and it will take hundreds of years to actually happen…

Michael Sam’s draft position makes perfect sense.

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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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