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Gorsuch Overturned By SCOTUS In The Middle Of His Hearing

Gorsuch Overturned By SCOTUS In The Middle Of His Hearing

on March 23, 2017, 6:41 AM / in National News

By KEVIN DALEY  /  The Daily Caller Senate Democrats put Judge Neil Gorsuch on the defensive during his third appearance before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary Wednesday, grilling him over one of his holdings that was reversed by the Supreme Court and for his alleged ties to “dark money.” The exchanges marked the first time Democratic attacks on the judge […]

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“The Oxford Comma Case Proves We Need New Employment Laws, Not Better Grammar”

on March 23, 2017, 6:33 AM / in Opinion

By Walter Olson Suzanne Lucas (Evil HR Lady), in her column at Inc., uses the Oxford comma trucking-hours case as a jumping-off point for a wider discussion of how the current workplace regulatory regime needs overhaul, starting (but not ending) with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) of 1938, a long-obsolete, coercively paternalistic, hard-to-understand mess: Do I have a solution […]

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The Do Nothing Congress (Vanity)

The Do Nothing Congress (Vanity)

on March 23, 2017, 6:23 AM / in Opinion

by ShivaFan   //   Free Republic The Do Nothing Congress. The Do Nothing Republicans. The “Give us (the State Legislatures, the House, the Governorships, the Senate, the Presidency)” or “we can’t do anything” Republicans. Then they still can’t do anything. We want the tax cuts – now. We chose Trump. Now is the time to act. If we don’t […]

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Why Are These Conservatives Waving The White Flag On ObamaCare?

Why Are These Conservatives Waving The White Flag On ObamaCare?

on March 23, 2017, 6:18 AM / in National News, Opinion

If the Republican’s ObamaCare replacement plan ends up looking an awful lot like ObamaCare, here’s one reason why: Prominent conservatives have already conceded defeat. Investor’s Business Daily In his latest column, Charles Krauthammer declared that “For all its catastrophic flaws, ObamaCare changed expectations. Does any Republican propose returning to a time when you can be denied health insurance because of […]

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California lawmakers want to block police from helping federal drug agents take action against marijuana license holders

California lawmakers want to block police from helping federal drug agents take action against marijuana license holders

on March 23, 2017, 6:10 AM / in National News, State News

By Patrick McGreevy  /  LA Times With federal authorities hinting at a possible crackdown on state-licensed marijuana dealers, a group of California lawmakers wants to block local police and sheriff’s departments from assisting such investigations and arrests unless compelled by a court order. A bill by six Democratic legislators has drawn strenuous objections from local law enforcement officials, who say it […]

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A Hard Nut to Crack

A Hard Nut to Crack

on March 23, 2017, 6:00 AM / in National News

An Oregon woman is suing a bottled water company, claiming its coconut water contained no coconut. Vicky Silva has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Oregon against Unique Beverage Co. LLC, the makers of Cascade Ice waters, seeking to certify the lawsuit as a class action to help get relief for herself and others who she believes were […]

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The Buck Doesn’t Stop Here

The Buck Doesn’t Stop Here

on March 23, 2017, 6:00 AM / in National News, State News

The mayor of a suburban Seattle town is suing the maker of the opioid pain medication OxyContin, claiming the pharmaceutical company knowingly allowed pills to be funneled into the black market, ultimately arriving on the city’s streets. City of Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson is suing Purdue Pharma in federal court for gross negligence and nuisance because, according to Stephanson, Purdue […]

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Chairman Nunes: Intel Community ‘Incidentally Collected Info About U.S. Citizens Involved in Trump Transition’

Chairman Nunes: Intel Community ‘Incidentally Collected Info About U.S. Citizens Involved in Trump Transition’

on March 23, 2017, 6:00 AM / in National News

By Andrew Eicher (CNSNews.com) – House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes (R.-Calif.) said today that the U.S. intelligence community “indicidentally collected” information about people involved in President Donald Trump’s transition team. “I recently confirmed that, on numerous occasions, the Intelligence Community incidentally collected information about U.S. citizens involved in the Trump transition,” said Nunes at a press conference at the Capitol. […]

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Open Bible

Open Bible

on March 23, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I will speak of Your testimonies also before kings, and will not be ashamed. —Psalm 119:46 Many hotels in countries around the world have a Bible in each room. Just open a drawer and you’ll find it. But during a recent hotel stay, I was surprised to see an open Bible placed prominently on a table in the lobby. And […]

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What Fake Hate Crimes Reveal About the Left’s Bubble

What Fake Hate Crimes Reveal About the Left’s Bubble

on March 23, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Opinion

By Nic Rowan After fumbling around in court for nearly three months, Michigan resident Halley Bass admitted recently to faking a hate crime against herself in November, following Donald Trump’s surprise presidential victory. Bass claimed that a middle-aged white man had attacked her with a safety pin in an alleyway near a downtown Ann Arbor movie theater. Since she was […]

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US $$$ for UN Rapes

US $$$ for UN Rapes

on March 23, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Opinion

BY BETSY MCCAUGHEY  /  CFIF Center for Individual Freedom Globalists and Democrats shrieked last week when President Donald Trump proposed cutting American funding for the United Nations by 50 percent. The president dismisses the U.N. as a “waste of time and money.” That’s the least of it. U.S. taxpayers bankroll the U.N. with $10 billion a year. Our hard-earned money […]

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Celebrate the Spring with Ballet Arts!  Coppelia is coming soon!!

Celebrate the Spring with Ballet Arts! Coppelia is coming soon!!

on March 22, 2017, 8:54 AM / in Announcements

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Yer truck can’t run on Coconut water…

Yer truck can’t run on Coconut water…

on March 22, 2017, 8:53 AM / in Opinion, State News

Written yesterday… March 21st. Rocky Top Politics At 1:30 today, the House Transportation Committee will meet in a key vote on Governor Haslam’s bill to raise taxes on gas and diesel fuel.  The political fallout from passing a gas tax increase while Tennessee feeds at the trough of a $ 2 Billion surplus looms particularly large for several legislators who […]

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Nanny State of the Week: Texas messes with winemaking

Nanny State of the Week: Texas messes with winemaking

on March 22, 2017, 8:48 AM / in Opinion, State News

By Kevin Glass   /  Watchdog.org Federal law says that winery labeling can use a “made in” label for any wines made with 75 percent home-grown grapes. The Texas legislature is considering an update to that rule: if the legislation passes, wines will have to use 100 percent home-grown Texas grapes to use a “made in Texas” label. The bill, sponsored […]

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Lawsuit Aims to Stop Removal of General Robert E. Lee Statue

Lawsuit Aims to Stop Removal of General Robert E. Lee Statue

on March 22, 2017, 8:44 AM / in National News, Opinion, State News

Written by  Steve Byas When the Charlottesville, Virginia City Council voted 3-2 last month to remove the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee (shown) from downtown Lee Park, they said they expected litigation to challenge their action. That expectation has been met, with multiple parties joining in a civil action to stop the planned removal of the monument. Among […]

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White House backs off stock market boasts as Dow, Nasdaq

on March 22, 2017, 8:40 AM / in National News

The White House on Tuesday backed off of previous attempts to tie the success of the stock market to its economic agenda as stock markets slid. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said it wasn’t fair to judge the Trump administration’s economic policy based on the performance of the stock market. President Trump, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and several White […]

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Louis L’Amour

Louis L’Amour

on March 22, 2017, 8:32 AM / in History, People

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, March 22, 2017. One anomaly of our current politics is that the occupant of the Oval Office does not read books. This aversion came to light last summer as Donald J. Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination, and it came from the candidate himself. He has no time to read, Trump told Marc Fisher of The […]

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Gong Show host Chuck Barris dies at 87

Gong Show host Chuck Barris dies at 87

on March 22, 2017, 8:19 AM / in People

Game-show creator Chuck Barris died Tuesday at his home in Palisades, New York. He was 87. Barris cranked out a string of iconic shows starting in 1966 with The Dating Game, hosted by Jim Lange. In that show, young people questioned three members of the opposite sex who were hidden from view to determine who would be the best date. […]

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North Korean missile test fails

North Korean missile test fails

on March 22, 2017, 8:14 AM / in International News

A North Korean missile exploded just after launch on Wednesday, U.S. and South Korean military officials said. “It may have exploded right after it took off from a launch pad,” a South Korean military official said. The failure came in the latest in a series of weapons tests by the isolated, unpredictable communist nation that have escalated tensions in the […]

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Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch weathers grilling by Democrats

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch weathers grilling by Democrats

on March 22, 2017, 8:02 AM / in National News

President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, sought to put himself above politics and assert his independence as he faced sharply partisan questioning as his confirmation hearing continued on Tuesday. Democrats grilled Gorsuch on everything from abortion rights to President Trump’s travel ban. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) asked Gorsuch whether a president’s decisions on national security were reviewable by the […]

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