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John Conyers’ Ballot Fail

John Conyers’ Ballot Fail

on May 10, 2014, 8:16 AM / in National News, News

By Ben Jacobs / The Beast After nearly 50 years in Congress, John Conyers may end his political career in the most undignified way possible, by not even making the ballot. The Michigan representative is the longest serving African-American in congressional history and will be the most senior elected official on Capitol Hill if he’s returned to office next year, […]

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Obama Administration May Silence Conservative Media, Drudge Report

Obama Administration May Silence Conservative Media, Drudge Report

on May 10, 2014, 7:55 AM / in National News, News

Federal Election Commission Chairman Lee E. Goodman warned that the federal government — including many officials in his own office — might move to clamp down on conservative media. “I think there are impulses in the government every day to second guess and look into the editorial decisions of conservative publishers,” warned Federal Election Commission Chairman Lee E. Goodman in an interview […]

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HGTV should #FlipThisDecision to censor pro-life, pro-family brothers, a new campaign says

HGTV should #FlipThisDecision to censor pro-life, pro-family brothers, a new campaign says

on May 10, 2014, 7:49 AM / in National News, News

by Ben Johnson / LifeSiteNews.com HOLLYWOOD, CA, May 9, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The media and entertainment industry must end its intolerance of Christians who believe in the sanctity of life and marriage or risk alienating an enormous part of the viewing public, according to a certified brand specialist. Chris Stone, the founder of Faith Driven Consumer, has launched a new online […]

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HOUSE VOTE ON MUSEUM TO HONOR RED FEMINIST

HOUSE VOTE ON MUSEUM TO HONOR RED FEMINIST

on May 10, 2014, 7:35 AM / in National News, News

By Cliff Kincaid The feminists behind a proposed National Women’s History Museum on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. had scheduled a “lobby day” on May 8 to carry their campaign forward. But with the support of Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), a vote on the controversial proposal may be held as early as today, May 7, with […]

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Humane Society: TN Is A Hot Bed For Dog And Cockfighting

on May 10, 2014, 7:24 AM / in News, State News

Looks like HSUS has noticed their failure to make progress in Tennessee recently. They are now hitting the states at both ends this week talking about animal abuse and dog fighting. With different HSUS people. Janette Reever is Deputy Manager of Animal Fighting Investigations for the Animal Rescue Team. I think we can expect a big push from them in […]

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Juvenile injustice: truants face courts, jailing without legal counsel to aid them

Juvenile injustice: truants face courts, jailing without legal counsel to aid them

on May 9, 2014, 8:08 AM / in News, State News

Editor’s Note: The Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution contain a due process clause. Due process deals with the administration of justice and thus the due process clause acts as a safeguard from arbitrary denial of life, liberty, or property by the Government outside the sanction of law. The Supreme Court of the United States interprets the […]

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In U.S., when high-tech meets high court, high jinks ensue

In U.S., when high-tech meets high court, high jinks ensue

on May 9, 2014, 7:56 AM / in National News, News

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – One U.S. Supreme Court justice referred to Netflix as “Netflick.” Another seemed not to know that HBO is a cable channel. A third appeared to think most software coding could be tossed off in a mere weekend. These and other apparent gaffes by the justices during oral arguments have became a source of bemused […]

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Msgr. Lynn’s Case Headed To Pa. Supreme Court

Msgr. Lynn’s Case Headed To Pa. Supreme Court

on May 9, 2014, 7:54 AM / in National News, News

By Tony Hanson PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has announced it will hear the case of Monsignor William Lynn, whose conviction on felony child endangerment was overturned on appeal (See Previous Story). Lynn was serving a three to six year sentence when the lower appeals court ruled he was wrongly convicted for his handling of sexual abuse complaints. […]

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At Midnight, All the Economists

At Midnight, All the Economists

on May 9, 2014, 7:51 AM / in Opinion

By Gabriel Rossman Krugman’s Journal. May 1, 2014. Dog carcass in alley this morning. Only I predicted its stomach would burst like a housing bubble. When the storm comes the insufficient aggregate demand of all their austerity will foam up about their waists and all the oligarchs and politicians will look up and shout “save us!” and I’ll look down […]

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Do Romneycare’s Health Connector Failures Signal ObamaCare Woes?

Do Romneycare’s Health Connector Failures Signal ObamaCare Woes?

on May 9, 2014, 7:48 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Thomas R. Eddlem Massachusetts announced May 5 that it was abandoning its Health Connector website — the centerpiece of “Romneycare” that has been a model for ObamaCare nationally — after eight years of the landmark legislation in the Bay State. Politico.com’s Kyle Cheney reported on May 5 that “Massachusetts has already spent $57 million on a system that never was […]

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Senators Ask For Immediate Vote on Abortion Bill

Senators Ask For Immediate Vote on Abortion Bill

on May 9, 2014, 7:41 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Warren Mass On April 29, Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) and 32 other senators sent a letter to their Senate colleagues asking them to call on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to bring the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (S.1670) up for an immediate floor vote. S. 1670 is the Senate version of H.R. 1797 (with the same title) […]

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Senators eye bill to halt corporate tax ‘inversion’

Senators eye bill to halt corporate tax ‘inversion’

on May 9, 2014, 7:36 AM / in National News, News

By Patrick Temple-West WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic senators on Thursday said they are considering legislation to prevent corporate inversions, an increasingly-popular transaction that involves U.S. companies reincorporating overseas to avoid U.S. taxes. Senator Finance Committee chairman Ron Wyden, a Democrat, said he wants to make it harder for U.S. companies to move their headquarters abroad to lower their taxes for […]

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Obama sends Vietnam nuclear deal to Congress

Obama sends Vietnam nuclear deal to Congress

on May 9, 2014, 7:28 AM / in National News, News

 By Shaun Tandon Washington (AFP) – The US Congress on Thursday began its review of a nuclear agreement with Vietnam which advocates say would create billions of dollars in trade but has triggered human rights concerns.  President Barack Obama sent to Congress the text of the agreement which would allow the United States to transfer reactors and know-how to Vietnam, […]

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U.S. House hears witnesses opposed to union for college athletes

U.S. House hears witnesses opposed to union for college athletes

on May 9, 2014, 6:58 AM / in National News, News

By Amanda Becker WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The debate over whether college athletes have the right to unionize moved to the U.S. Congress on Thursday, with witnesses that included Baylor University President Ken Starr voicing opposition. “It seems to be exactly the wrong way to go,” Starr told the Education and the Workforce Committee in the Republican-led House of Representatives, referring […]

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U.S. House votes Benghazi panel, Democrats consider boycott

U.S. House votes Benghazi panel, Democrats consider boycott

on May 9, 2014, 6:55 AM / in National News, News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Republican-run U.S. House of Representatives voted along party lines on Thursday to set up a committee to investigate the 2012 attacks on U.S. facilities in Benghazi, Libya. Unhappy Democrats were considering boycotting the panel. The House voted 232-186 to set up a 12-member special investigative committee. It is expected to be chaired by South Carolina Republican […]

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‘American Idol’ runner-up Clay Aiken has edge in U.S. Congress race, Aren’t We Trilled

‘American Idol’ runner-up Clay Aiken has edge in U.S. Congress race, Aren’t We Trilled

on May 8, 2014, 10:27 AM / in National News, News

By Colleen Jenkins WINSTON-SALEM N.C. (Reuters) – “American Idol” runner-up Clay Aiken held a narrow lead on Wednesday in his bid to become the Democratic nominee for a North Carolina congressional seat but could face a recount with a challenger who trails by fewer than 400 votes. Aiken won 40.83 percent of the vote in the 2nd congressional district primary […]

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And the Band Played On

And the Band Played On

on May 8, 2014, 8:49 AM / in National News, News

By Peter Schiff / Euro Pacific Capital After three months of consistently disappointing jobs numbers, the markets were as keyed up for a good jobs report as a long suffering sailor awaiting shore leave in a tropical port. The just released April jobs report, which claimed that 288,000 jobs were created in the U.S. during the month, provided the apparent good […]

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A Laser Range That Will Blow Your Mind

A Laser Range That Will Blow Your Mind

on May 8, 2014, 8:43 AM / in National News, News

By Tim Schmidt / US Concealed Carry In this week’s Tactical Tim video, Tim takes us through the brand-new USCCA laser training range. This laser range is a state of the art dry-fire training tool that would be beneficial for anyone looking to safely train at home. (If you stopped by our booth at the NRA Annual Meeting & Exhibits in […]

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Judge Blocks Anti-Conservative Witch-Hunt in Wisconsin

Judge Blocks Anti-Conservative Witch-Hunt in Wisconsin

on May 8, 2014, 8:34 AM / in National News, News

by Arnold Ahlert  / Front Page Mag The relentless efforts by Wisconsin leftists to undermine Gov. Scott Walker and his fellow conservatives—by any means necessary—has taken another hit. In a 26-page decision, U.S. District Judge Rudolph Randa granted a preliminary injunction halting a politically-motivated John Doe investigation that probed campaign spending and fundraising by Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign, Eric O’Keefe, his Wisconsin Club for […]

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Harry Reid Sinks Deeper Into the Abyss

Harry Reid Sinks Deeper Into the Abyss

on May 8, 2014, 8:31 AM / in National News, News

  Power Line, by John Hinderaker Harry Reid’s obsession with the Koch brothers has made him a figure of fun, but frankly, it has gotten past the point where anyone is laughing. After Reid’s foray onto the Senate floor today, his family, friends and colleagues should be concerned about his mental health. This clip is only 30 seconds long, but it […]

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