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Barbara Boland

Barbara Boland is the former weekend editor of the Washington Examiner. Her work has been featured on Fox News, the Drudge Report, HotAir.com, RealClearDefense, RealClearPolitics, and elsewhere. She’s the author of “Patton Uncovered,” a book about General Patton in World War II, and is a summa cum laude graduate of Immaculata University. Follow her on Twitter @BBatDC.


This Seattle Subway can’t sell $5 footlongs because of big government – and posted a sign to let customers know Taxation nation This Seattle Subway can’t sell $5 footlongs because of big government – and posted a sign to let customers know , 4:29pm, January 10
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Seattle attempts to impose morality with ridiculously high taxes on sugary drinks Taxation nation Seattle attempts to impose morality with ridiculously high taxes on sugary drinks , 3:39pm, January 9
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50,000 surgeries canceled as UK is unable to cope with flu season. This is the system Democrats want for the U.S.? Rare Politics 50,000 surgeries canceled as UK is unable to cope with flu season. This is the system Democrats want for the U.S.? , 2:22pm, January 8
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People are fleeing blue states in droves over high taxes Taxation nation People are fleeing blue states in droves over high taxes , 4:32pm, January 3
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Corporations giving out big bonuses and raising wages are good signs for the Republican tax bill Rare Politics Corporations giving out big bonuses and raising wages are good signs for the Republican tax bill , 12:38pm, December 24
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Thanks to the tax bill, the government can no longer force you to buy health insurance Obamacare Thanks to the tax bill, the government can no longer force you to buy health insurance , 5:41pm, December 20
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Comparing the Republican tax bill to slavery and Armageddon is really stupid and damages our discourse Rare Politics Comparing the Republican tax bill to slavery and Armageddon is really stupid and damages our discourse , 12:51pm, December 19
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Roy Moore’s defeat was not a repudiation of Donald Trump Rare Politics Roy Moore’s defeat was not a repudiation of Donald Trump , 10:26am, December 14
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Sarah Huckabee Sanders just schooled a CNN reporter on why his channel is “fake news” Rare Politics Sarah Huckabee Sanders just schooled a CNN reporter on why his channel is “fake news” , 4:26pm, December 12
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How did CNN’s fake news story about Donald Trump Jr. and Wikileaks even happen? Rare Politics How did CNN’s fake news story about Donald Trump Jr. and Wikileaks even happen? , 2:22pm, December 11
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Democrats have been getting lots of Pinocchios for making false claims about the tax bill Taxation nation Democrats have been getting lots of Pinocchios for making false claims about the tax bill , 3:03pm, December 8
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Lobbyists are trying to make contact lens more expensive by eliminating competition Broken bureaucracy Lobbyists are trying to make contact lens more expensive by eliminating competition , 5:25pm, December 5
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The media went completely overboard bashing Melania Trump’s Christmas decor Rare Politics The media went completely overboard bashing Melania Trump’s Christmas decor , 7:02pm, December 1
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Our current tax code punishes political speech that takes place in churches or non-profits. It’s time to change that. Rare Politics Our current tax code punishes political speech that takes place in churches or non-profits. It’s time to change that. , 8:20pm, November 28
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Nancy Pelosi's defense of John Conyers was blatant partisanship Rare Politics Nancy Pelosi's defense of John Conyers was blatant partisanship , 2:28pm, November 27
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There should be no red or blue when it comes to condemning sex abuse Getting it Right There should be no red or blue when it comes to condemning sex abuse , 12:34pm, November 20
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Most congressional Republicans are hypocrites on debt and deficits Broken bureaucracy Most congressional Republicans are hypocrites on debt and deficits , 2:00pm, November 15
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The media shamelessly speculates about Rand Paul's alleged assault Rare Politics The media shamelessly speculates about Rand Paul's alleged assault , 4:11pm, November 13
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Did Tuesday’s election rebuke Trumpism? Rare Politics Did Tuesday’s election rebuke Trumpism? , 3:19pm, November 10
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Here are 4 things Republicans should consider after Tuesday's election Rare Politics Here are 4 things Republicans should consider after Tuesday's election , 4:26pm, November 8
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The military isn't reporting domestic abusers to national gun database Guns The military isn't reporting domestic abusers to national gun database , 4:13pm, November 7
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Is this really the best Republicans can do on tax reform? Taxation nation Is this really the best Republicans can do on tax reform? , 10:08am, November 4
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In his expletive-laden rant, Boehner admits he cut deals with Pelosi Rare Politics In his expletive-laden rant, Boehner admits he cut deals with Pelosi , 8:03pm, November 1
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By coming out, actor Kevin Spacey gets media-assist in minimizing child sex abuse allegations Rare Politics By coming out, actor Kevin Spacey gets media-assist in minimizing child sex abuse allegations , 4:43pm, October 30
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Hillary Clinton wants us to find no parallels between Bill Clinton and Harvey Weinstein Rare Politics Hillary Clinton wants us to find no parallels between Bill Clinton and Harvey Weinstein , 10:11am, October 20
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The right should not dismiss #MeToo Rare Politics The right should not dismiss #MeToo , 5:05pm, October 19
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Obamacare is still hurting people, and the Republican Congress can’t just ignore it Rare Politics Obamacare is still hurting people, and the Republican Congress can’t just ignore it , 6:04pm, October 13
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Trump's executive order on health care is a victory for Americans Obamacare Trump's executive order on health care is a victory for Americans , 2:56pm, October 12
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How Trump uses Twitter to defy traditional media The Populist How Trump uses Twitter to defy traditional media , 9:47am, October 6
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Sorry Republicans, this is not the Obamacare repeal we were promised Rare Politics Sorry Republicans, this is not the Obamacare repeal we were promised , 3:10pm, September 20
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