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The Tea Party’s Gift to American Politics

The Tea Party’s Gift to American Politics

on February 18, 2014, 6:53 AM / in National News, News

By Peter Wehner / Commentary On Fox News Sunday Senator Mike Lee debated Representative Xavier Becerra over the president’s repeated lawless acts related to the Affordable Care Act. (Mr. Obama has unilaterally changed or delayed the ACA 24 times without seeking the approval of Congress.) It was a rout, with Senator Lee blowing apart the argument offered up by Representative Becerra. The Democrat […]

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How Hillary Clinton sicced the FBI on the White House travel office

How Hillary Clinton sicced the FBI on the White House travel office

on February 18, 2014, 6:50 AM / in National News, News

Marinka Peschmann / The Daily Caller As speculation that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will run for President in 2016 heats up, the question that must be asked is: Hillary 2016, prison or POTUS? Recently, the Washington Free Beacon reported on statements found in archival documents by one of Hillary Clinton’s closest friends, Diane Blair, painting a portrait of Hillary as […]

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McConnell on Allowing Vote to Increase Debt Limit: ‘My Job Is to Protect the Country’

McConnell on Allowing Vote to Increase Debt Limit: ‘My Job Is to Protect the Country’

on February 18, 2014, 6:42 AM / in National News, News

By Barbara Hollingsworth (CNSNews.com) – Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ken.) defended his decision to block fellow Republican Ted Cruz’ (R-Tex.) threatened filibuster of a bill to raise the nation’s debt ceiling that contained no spending reduction concessions from the White House. “My job is to protect the country when I can and to step up and lead on those […]

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Megyn Kelly and Greg Jarrett rip CNN’s Don Lemon for stoking outrage over ‘loud music’ verdict

on February 18, 2014, 6:06 AM / in National News, News

This weekend Greg Jarrett took to twitter and absolutely torched Don Lemon for being irresponsible as a news host in showing outrage over the verdict of the ‘loud music’ trial when in reality he knows little to nothing about the legal process. Tonight, Megyn Kelly had Jarrett on to discuss the verdict as well as Lemon’s repsonse and they both […]

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The Debt

The Debt

on February 18, 2014, 6:00 AM / in Opinion

By Lisa Benson  

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When Sportsmanship Trumps Cereal Boxes

When Sportsmanship Trumps Cereal Boxes

on February 18, 2014, 5:58 AM / in Opinion

By Chuck Norris There are those who are champions on courses of competition. Then there are those who are victors in their caliber of character, too. In our often wayward world, the latter ought to be given not just a gold medal but a golden crown. Being dead last is never fun. I would imagine that it is particularly painful […]

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Another Galling Betrayal

Another Galling Betrayal

on February 18, 2014, 5:53 AM / in Opinion

By Thomas Sowell The Afghanistan government’s recent release of dozens of imprisoned terrorists, many of whom had killed Americans, was a galling betrayal of those Americans who died defending Afghanistan against the Taliban terrorists — as well as those Americans who have returned home with arms or legs missing, or with minds traumatized beyond repair. If we learn nothing else […]

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Farm and food roundup Bits and Pieces

Farm and food roundup Bits and Pieces

on February 18, 2014, 5:49 AM / in National News, News, Opinion, State News

California Medical Association, which seems unruffled by growth of regulatory state when docs are not its targets, backs bill to require warning labels on soda [Governing, AP] “The Farm Bill Came Surprisingly Close to Fixing Some Protectionist Regulations” [K. William Watson, Cato] “New York Alcohol Bill Benefits Big Business at Consumers’ Expense” [Michelle Minton, CEI; earlier; my upcoming Feb. 27 […]

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“Mailman who sold undelivered coupons on eBay sues JCPenney”

“Mailman who sold undelivered coupons on eBay sues JCPenney”

on February 18, 2014, 5:41 AM / in National News, News

Queens, N.Y.: “A mailman who admitted making about $35,000 selling undelivered coupons wants $25 million-plus from JCPenney for blowing the whistle on his scheme. … it was unclear if Tang still works as a letter carrier.” [New York Post] Thomas Tang is suing the retail giant and Nassau County, despite pleading guilty to petit larceny for making off with thousands […]

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Public Schools Are Preparing America’s Children For Life In A Police State

Public Schools Are Preparing America’s Children For Life In A Police State

on February 18, 2014, 5:38 AM / in National News, News

By Michael Snyder / The American Dream Our children are the future of America, and our public schools are systematically training them to become accustomed to living in a “Big Brother” police state.  All across the United States today, public schools have essentially become “prison grids” that are run by control freaks that are absolutely obsessed with micromanaging the lives […]

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We Didn’t Spend Enough

on February 18, 2014, 5:29 AM / in National News, News

According to the Daily Kos, the reason the economy is limping along is because we didn’t correctly follow Keynesian economics theory far enough. It must be great to be a columnist for the Washington Post. You get to rewrite the same columns week after week. You never have to pay attention to facts and data or even make sure that […]

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Tennessee School  Voucher Bill SB 2025

Tennessee School Voucher Bill SB 2025

on February 17, 2014, 4:20 PM / in News, State News

The school voucher bill SB2025 summarized in this email below will go to the senate education committee this Wednesday afternoon. Notice that two of the bill sponsors are on this committee, Gresham and Kelsey. Voucher bills last year came under criticism once it was discovered that private schools teaching Islam would be eligible for voucher money. How has this issue […]

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What can unite liberals and tea partyers? The NSA

What can unite liberals and tea partyers? The NSA

on February 17, 2014, 9:34 AM / in National News, News

By CONNIE CASS WASHINGTON (AP) — Hoyt Sparks says he has no use for liberal Democrats and their “socialistic, Marxist, communist” ways. Toni Lewis suspects tea party Republicans are “a bunch of people who probably need some mental health treatment.” Politically speaking, the tea-party supporter in rural North Carolina and the Massachusetts liberal live a world apart. Who or what […]

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Call to County Commissioners – Right2VoteTN.org

Call to County Commissioners – Right2VoteTN.org

on February 17, 2014, 9:27 AM / in Announcements, News, State News

Right2VoteTN.org is a community driven initiative by groups across the State of Tennessee promoting constitutional private property rights and honors. CALL TO ACTION Letter Request! “Like     Us” on Facebook & “Follow-Us” on Twitter to stay     up-to-date Dear Commissioner; The Right2VoteTN.org coalition of citizens groups respectfully requests a letter from you to support HB2371/SB2464, which supports citizens’ right to vote […]

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Legislative Update from Tennessee Fire Arms

Legislative Update from Tennessee Fire Arms

on February 17, 2014, 8:45 AM / in News, State News

NOTE:  The “parking lots” bill SB1701/HB1405 is on the House Calendar for Thursday, the 20th.   TFA has asked legislators to amend this bill to provide a more complete solution to the poorly written law that the TFA advised against passing in 2013 because of the numerous and serious problems.  If the legislators are unwilling to amend this law on the […]

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Cuba shuts down US travel visas

Cuba shuts down US travel visas

on February 17, 2014, 8:41 AM / in National News, News

By Pete Kasperowicz / The Hill The government of Cuba announced late Friday that it will no longer process visas for U.S. travel to Cuba. Cuba said travel will end until a new U.S. bank can be found to process visa fees that are collected and routed to Cuba. Cuba’s decision means only humanitarian travel will be permitted to the island […]

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President’s Day From Uncle Jay

on February 17, 2014, 8:33 AM / in National News, News

Hi, Boys & Girls! It’s Presidents Day! The perfect time to get a tender, loving romantic gift from Uncle J-Mart!  You can also show the love with a lovely donation to Uncle Jay’s Tip Jar.  Both links are on the website, here. Presidents Day is one of those “Monday” holidays.  If fact, a new Constitutional amendment requires all future presidential […]

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Video – liberal examples of Tea Party racism

on February 17, 2014, 8:23 AM / in National News, News

Our colleagues over at Town Hall have an enlightening video up this weekend which provides a look inside the inner workings of some progressive protesters. A reporter asks a number of them whether or not the Tea Party is racist. The answers are a rapid series of unanimous nods and enthusiastic answers in the affirmative. One in particular really expands […]

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At the Fed, The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

At the Fed, The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

on February 17, 2014, 8:19 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Ron Paul / Ron Paul Institute Last week, Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen testified before Congress for the first time since replacing Ben Bernanke at the beginning of the month. Her testimony confirmed what many of us suspected, that interventionist Keynesian policies at the Federal Reserve are well-entrenched and far from over. Mrs. Yellen practically bent over backwards to reassure […]

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The Left is outraged over actors in political ads

The Left is outraged over actors in political ads

on February 17, 2014, 8:17 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: Joe Cunningham  / RedState.com [ Promoted from the Diaries. Also, I just wanted to note, this is the same party that once used a little girl in an ad that threatened a nuclear apocalypse if Goldwater were to win. -AG ] Americans For Prosperity is coming under fire for an ad they ran in Louisiana depicting the harmful effects of the […]

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