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Obamacare Navigators Outraged at Inquisition

Obamacare Navigators Outraged at Inquisition

on September 12, 2013, 9:16 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

It would be funny if it weren’t so serious. The groups that have received Obamacare “navigator” grants are outraged because Congress has asked them to detail the planned use of these taxpayer funds, which total $67 million. A “navigator” is a new federally-funded government worker created by Obamacare. Their job is to implement Obamacare enrollment by gathering the necessary personal […]

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“Protecting” the Children With War

“Protecting” the Children With War

on September 12, 2013, 9:10 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Jack Kenny It’s all about the children, of course. It always is, it seems. That was the theme, apparently, of the speech to the nation by President Obama Tuesday night, which lacked the drama that would have accompanied it before Vladimir Putin’s and Bashar al-Assad’s diplomatic move had taken the wind out of Obama’s war sails. But let […]

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The President’s Embarrassment

The President’s Embarrassment

on September 12, 2013, 8:54 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Andrew P. Napolitano When Secretary of State John Kerry, apparently irritated by a lack of sleep, gave a snippy and what he thought was an unrealistic reply to a reporter’s question at a London press conference last weekend, he hardly could have imagined the world’s response. Asked whether there is anything Syrian President Bashar al-Assad could do at this […]

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Vladimir Putin Trolls America

Vladimir Putin Trolls America

on September 12, 2013, 8:52 AM / in National News, News

By: Erick Erickson Vladimir Putin has decided to troll America with an op-ed in the New York Times. He gets the better of Barack Obama with much of his op-ed, including pointing out that if our rule is we won’t touch countries with nukes it is just going to incentivize countries getting nukes. But he ends with this: My working […]

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APHIS Rules Affecting Hobby Breeders.

APHIS Rules Affecting Hobby Breeders.

on September 12, 2013, 8:49 AM / in National News

By Animal Legal Resources, LLC Status Update The Administrative code always required a USDA license for people who fit the USDA definition of Dealer unless they fit into some very narrow exceptions. The definition of Dealer in the code excludes retail hobby stores. Hobby breeders who own three or fewer females capable of breeding are exempt from licensing under a […]

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Syria hits back burner after vote delay

Syria hits back burner after vote delay

on September 12, 2013, 8:45 AM / in National News, News

The Hill writes: Congress was back to business on Wednesday with Syria on the backburner less than 24 hours after President Obama addressed the nation about the prospect of military action in Syria. Obama asked Congress to delay a vote on military strikes while the U.S. pursues a diplomatic resolution with Russia to move Syria’s chemical weapons into international control. […]

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Colorado Did It!

on September 12, 2013, 8:21 AM / in National News, News

“We may then all unite in rendering unto Him our sincere and humble thanks….” — President George Washington, October 3, 1789 What a startling upset.  The voters of Colorado have done it! Yesterday, Colorado booted two unprincipled, back-stabbing, arrogant legislators from office. This was truly a historic effort and the first time in Colorado history that there has ever been […]

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Senator: Trio of likely 2016 GOP candidates gaming ObamaCare

Senator: Trio of likely 2016 GOP candidates gaming ObamaCare

on September 12, 2013, 7:19 AM / in National News, News

By Alexander Bolton with The Hill Some Republicans who are seeking an “unrealistic” Obama-Care defunding plan are playing presidential politics, according to a conservative  senator. “I think it was good for their presidential ambitions, but it’s not a  realistic plan. I’m pretty sure their email lists got built [up],” Sen. Mike  Johanns (R-Neb.) told The Hill on Wednesday. The most prominent […]

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AKC: September Chairman’s Report

AKC: September Chairman’s Report

on September 12, 2013, 7:11 AM / in National News, News

New York, NY – Last Thursday we posted a charming photograph of three Golden Retriever puppies on the American Kennel Club Facebook page. The caption was “I love my breeder” with a request to “share your love for your dog’s breeder.”  The image was shared 2,500 times, received 11,000 likes and almost 500 comments. We posted this because we love […]

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Getting Schooled in the Culture of “Extraction”

Getting Schooled in the Culture of “Extraction”

on September 12, 2013, 6:00 AM / in National News, News

By Addison Wiggin On Thursday, July 25, dozens of bankers, hedge fund types and private equity investors gathered in New York to hear about the latest and greatest opportunities to collect a cut of your property taxes. Of course, the promotional material for the Capital Roundtable’s conference on “private equity investing in for-profit education companies” didn’t put it in such […]

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Treaties and the Constitution

Treaties and the Constitution

on September 12, 2013, 6:00 AM / in History, National News, News

by George C. Detweiler Contrary to current internationalist misrepresentations, the Founding Fathers never intended that treaty law supersede the Constitution. Nearly 50 years ago, John Foster Dulles, secretary of state under President Dwight Eisenhower, asserted that “treaty law can override the Constitution. Treaties, for example … can cut across the rights given the people by their constitutional Bill of Rights.” […]

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Tell Congress, “Learn to Say, No”

Tell Congress, “Learn to Say, No”

on September 11, 2013, 8:03 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Congress seems to be in a bit of a pickle. It is now back from recess and ready to tackle the issues. Or is it? First on the list of priorities is the conflict in Syria. The Nobel Peace Prize-winning President Obama is in the midst of working hard to convince world leaders and the American public to go to […]

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Questions and Answers: Retail Pet Store Final Rule

Questions and Answers: Retail Pet Store Final Rule

on September 11, 2013, 7:41 AM / in National News, News

Q. What is the Animal Welfare Act? A. Passed by Congress in 1966, the Animal Welfare  Act (AWA) sets general standards for humane care and treatment that must be provided for certain animals that are bred for commercial sale, exhibited to the public, used in biomedical research, or transported commercially. The AWA does not apply to coldblooded animals or to […]

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Addison Wiggin, (still) shaking his head at reader comments…

Addison Wiggin, (still) shaking his head at reader comments…

on September 11, 2013, 7:14 AM / in National News, News

“The tone of this article is more than a little disturbing.” charges one reader about yesterday’s episode. “Would it be a stretch for me to summarize it as: ‘A new sector in the military industrial complex is booming – invest in it!’ “To hear a message like this from the Daily Reckoning is eerie. What the hell?” she continues. “Calling […]

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Putin: Syria Chem Arms Handover will Work Only if US Calls off Strike

Putin: Syria Chem Arms Handover will Work Only if US Calls off Strike

on September 11, 2013, 7:01 AM / in National News, News

By Russia Today    RT.com Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Syria’s chemical arms handover will only work if the US and its allies renounce the use of force against Damascus. “Of course, all of this will only mean anything if the United States and other nations supporting it tell us that they’re giving up their plan to use force against […]

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HSUS: USDA cracks down on online puppy mills

on September 10, 2013, 2:55 PM / in National News, News

Some of you may wonder why this does not support HSUS, even locally, anymore. This is one reason…. and there are many more. September 10 , 2013 Humane Action I have a huge victory to share with you! After years of pressure from The HSUS, and hundreds of thousands of emails and support from advocates like you, online puppy mills will […]

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Obama’s Pending Attack in Light of 9/11

Obama’s Pending Attack in Light of 9/11

on September 10, 2013, 11:32 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

September 11, 2001, I was annoyed at my wife, Mary. I was about to take a shower, yelling from the bathroom, “Honey, there is no water!” She had forgotten to pay the bill. In the small Florida town where we live, I would have to get dressed and drive two miles to the water company. Then, wait for the leisurely […]

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BE AFRAID; BE VERY AFRAID

on September 10, 2013, 11:27 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Michael Gaddy [mailto:montezumaconstitution@gmail.com] All indications are members of a rogue government, ours, are about to start killing people we don’t know, in our names, in Syria. These killings will be based on so-called “classified intelligence” this rogue government believes we the people are too ignorant to understand. Any nation that goes to war simply on the say so of […]

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Cordelia and the Lottery

Cordelia and the Lottery

on September 10, 2013, 11:25 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Cordelia, the wife of a fat, lazy, tobacco-spitting country farmer, was reading the newspaper one day when she was struck in the pit of her stomach. “All I read about is this damn economy,” she said, “all the terrible debt, something called tapering and the mess in Syria. At any moment, t seems like the whole world could go up […]

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USDA Cracks Down on Internet Pet Sales

USDA Cracks Down on Internet Pet Sales

on September 10, 2013, 11:02 AM / in National News, News

By MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press The Agriculture Department is cracking down on dog breeders who sell puppies over the Internet, issuing new regulations that will force them to apply for federal licenses. The rules announced Tuesday would subject dog owners who breed more than four females and sell the puppies online, by mail or over the phone to the […]

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