Study Claims Average College Freshman Reads at Seventh Grade Level

Also of note from the story: “…despite societal changes over the past 100 years, both male and female students have continued to read the same type of material as past generations. Girls tend to gravitate towards books about relationships and animals, while boys enjoy adventure stories, military exploits, superheroes, and...

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Ryan: Obamacare is Doomed

In a USA Today op-ed, the former vp candidate writes “The worst of the law is yet to come. This year, the individual mandate kicks in for real. Anyone who doesn’t have health insurance in 2015 will have to pay a tax of $325 or 2% of taxable income.  And...

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Boehner Re-Elected Speaker

With just 25 votes against (Townhall).  Louie Gohmert insists many Republicans backed out of voting for him at the last minute (Breitbart).  Kevin Williamson explains why he believes “that John Boehner has been a pretty good speaker, that his is a nearly impossible job, and that 99 percent...

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GOP Led Congress to Approve Keystone Bill

Which congressman Kevin Cramer believes “will contribute thousands of jobs to the national economy and further our push toward national energy security” (Fox News).  Next up:  Obama’s Climate Change Rules (AP).  And then there’s this:  House Republicans will hold a vote this week to change Obamacare’s definition of full-time...

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Harvard Professors with their Tassels in a Twist over Obamacare

Professional leftists Harvard professors preach the virtues of compassion and tolerance, and take principled stands on helping the 99 percenters, but not when it affects their pocketbooks. Case in point, the very Harvard professors who advised Democrats on how to craft Obamacare are now getting their tassels in a twist...

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Cuba May Not Follow Through with Alleged Promise to Obama

From the story, regarding the prisoners Cuba is to release:  Bottom line: The U.S. government cannot confirm that they have been released and is not certain they’re going to be released, even though the three Cuban spies have already been returned (WSJ)

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The Forgotten Surge: Police Deaths in 2014

Noted at the funeral of one of the assassinated New York policemen (Fox News).  As they did at the other funeral, policemen attending turned their backs when the mayor spoke (AP). Instead of attending either funeral, Obama was vacationing with rock stars (UPI).

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Obama’s Approval Rating at 43% for December

A new Zogby poll shows that Obama is losing touch with key sub-groups, and his positive ratings among Democrats and liberals have slipped a bit too (Forbes). Gallup has Obama’s approval rating at 47% (Gallup). Also according to Gallup, an average of 23% of Americans in 2014 were...

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