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Jeb’s remarks at Liberty University’s commencement

By Lynn R. Mitchell

On May 9, Governor Jeb Bush addressed the graduates at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. On Facebook, he wrote, “What an amazing day at Liberty. Here are some highlights. Congrats to all the graduates and their families.”

He added, “To the graduates of 2015, in the words of Isaiah, may you “Go out with joy and be led forth with peace … whatever the need, the affliction, or the injustice, there is no more powerful or liberating influence on this earth than the Christian conscience in action.”

Here are his remarks in full:

“Thank you very much, President Falwell. Trustees, faculty and staff, distinguished guests, parents and friends: I appreciate your kind hospitality. And to all the graduates: Thank you for letting me share in this wonderful day, as you become proud alumni of Liberty University.
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Obamacare loses, Hobby Lobby wins in Supreme Court decision

Hobby LobbyBy Lynn R. Mitchell

The internet has exploded with the news of today’s landmark Supreme Court decision in favor of craft supply giant Hobby Lobby and its stand against the overreaching of Obamacare. Every news outlet has coverage so I won’t repeat it here but be sure to check out Justin Higgins’ post at JHPolitics (see Supreme Court sides with Hobby Lobby against Obamacare contraception mandate).

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