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As budget numbers improve, zeal for more cuts wane

As budget numbers improve, zeal for more cuts wane

on February 4, 2014, 6:01 AM / in National News, News

By DAVID LAWDER / Capital Hill Blue The Congressional Budget Office is expected to revise downward its deficit forecasts over the next 10 years. New U.S. budget deficit estimates due on Tuesday will likely show a rapidly improving fiscal picture over the next few years, contributing to a waning appetite in Washington for further budget cutting. The Congressional Budget Office […]

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Man flees from Madison County criminal justice center, attempts carjacking

Man flees from Madison County criminal justice center, attempts carjacking

on February 3, 2014, 8:33 PM / in Local News, News

Editor’s note: Apparently he didn’t think this through By the Jackson Sun Jackson police have charged a man with attempted carjacking after he ran from deputies at the Madison County Criminal Justice Complex to avoid a likely arrest. Appearing before Judge Roy B. Morgan Jr. on Monday, Monterious Leonard Bradford, 19, was at the Criminal Justice Center in Circuit Court […]

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Obama shuts government for Oprah’s birthday

Obama shuts government for Oprah’s birthday

on February 3, 2014, 10:01 AM / in National News, News

By Andrew Malcolm / Investors.com Our 159,000 combined followers on Twitter (click here for that) and on Facebook (then click here to subscribe to that) know that on weekday afternoons we regularly share a selection of that  evening’s late-night jokes before broadcast. Usually, we publish a  collection of these and other jokes early each week. Leno: Obama’s State of the Union […]

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Congress seeks to jack up fees on home heating oil in midst of frigid winter

Congress seeks to jack up fees on home heating oil in midst of frigid winter

on February 3, 2014, 9:56 AM / in National News, News

By Jacqueline Klimas / Washington Times Congress‘ mammoth farm bill restores the imposition of an extra fee on home heating oil, hitting consumers in cold-weather states just as utility costs are spiking. The fee — two-tenths of a cent on every gallon sold — was tacked on to the end of the 959-page bill, which is winding its way through Capitol […]

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Bar Sued for Loud Noise

Bar Sued for Loud Noise

on February 3, 2014, 9:51 AM / in National News, News

A jury took only ten minutes to find the Aspen Brewing Co. not guilty of the city’s noise ordinance. After a couple living in a downtown condo filed scores of complaints about music coming from businesses nearby, the city of Aspen, Colorado charged the businesses with violating ordinances that prohibit unreasonably loud noise and noise that exceeds 60 decibels. Among […]

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State of the Union 2014

on February 3, 2014, 9:33 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Actually, it’s a State of the Union cartoon from 2010…WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE??

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Uncle Jay Explains: Feb. 3, 2014

on February 3, 2014, 9:25 AM / in National News, News

The Super Bowl may be over, but Uncle Jay explains how the news is pretty much like the NFL every day.  Really!  Except no Bruno Mars in the middle.  (And yeah, “constituents” is misspelled.)

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Time to Change. Time to Choose.

Time to Change. Time to Choose.

on February 3, 2014, 9:23 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: Erick Erickson When the White House and Congress of the United States of America were controlled by Republicans, the nation found itself at war.  It was a war not asked for by America, but one we were dragged into by terrorists who wished us dead.  Some tried to blame America.  Some claimed it was because of the cycle of […]

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CBS Edits Out Cruz’s Criticism of Obama — on The Glazov Gang

on February 3, 2014, 9:20 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

This week’s Glazov Gang was joined by Ann-Marie Murrell, the National Director of PolitiChicks.tv, Dwight Schultz, a Hollywood Actor, and Tommi Trudeau, the Producer of “Groovy Foods.” The Gang gathered to discuss CBS Edits Out Cruz’s Criticism of Obama. The discussion occurred in Part I and analyzed the troubling and eerie workings of our “media.” The episode also analyzed Lies […]

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Executive Tyranny: The Problem’s Bigger Than Obama

Executive Tyranny: The Problem’s Bigger Than Obama

on February 3, 2014, 9:16 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

by Bruce Thornton / FrontPageMag.com Barack Obama is threatening to bypass Congress and use executive orders to achieve the policy changes he can’t get through legislation. “We are not just going to be waiting for legislation in order to make sure that we’re providing Americans the kind of help that they need,” he said during the State of the Union address. […]

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Black America: Stop The Insanity

Black America: Stop The Insanity

on February 3, 2014, 8:31 AM / in Opinion

Remember that spiky-haired blonde lady fitness guru all over TV years ago? Her famous line was “Stop the insanity!” As a common sense thinking black conservative, I offer the same clarion call to fellow black Americans, “Stop the insanity!” Why do you continue sleeping with the enemy; voting for liberal Democrats whose policies imply that you are inferior, stupid and […]

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Lawyers to renew push for reporter’s sources in Colorado shooting case

Lawyers to renew push for reporter’s sources in Colorado shooting case

on February 3, 2014, 7:33 AM / in National News, News

By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) – An attorney for accused Colorado movie theater gunman James Holmes said on Friday that the defense will petition the U.S. Supreme Court to force a reporter to divulge confidential sources she used for a story about the massacre. The move comes in response to a ruling in December by the New York State Court […]

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US judge approves $8.5 bn Bank of America settlement

US judge approves $8.5 bn Bank of America settlement

on February 3, 2014, 7:31 AM / in National News, News

Washington (AFP) – A US judge has approved an $8.5 billion settlement between Bank of America and a group of investors for losses on dodgy mortgage-backed securities whose collapse triggered the 2008 financial crisis. Justice Barbara Kapnick of the New York State Supreme Court green-lighted the 2011 accord Friday, rejecting demands to void it by some investors, including insurer AIG, […]

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SC Supreme Court to rule on public autopsy reports

SC Supreme Court to rule on public autopsy reports

on February 3, 2014, 7:29 AM / in National News, News

By JEFFREY COLLINS COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Are autopsies medical records or public records? South Carolina’s Supreme Court will begin grappling with that question Wednesday, when it hears a lawsuit by a Sumter County newspaper against the county’s coroner. The Item newspaper wants the high court to toss out a lower court’s ruling that said autopsies do not have to […]

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Gallup: Washington, D.C., Is Most Liberal Place In USA

Gallup: Washington, D.C., Is Most Liberal Place In USA

on February 3, 2014, 7:26 AM / in National News, News

By Terence P.  Jeffrey / CNSNEWS.com (CNSNews.com) — The percentage of people living in Washington, D.C., who call themselves liberals is far greater than the national percentage, and significantly greater than the percentage in any of the fifty states, according to polling data released today by Gallup. Nationally, 23 percent of American adults call themselves liberals, according to Gallup, and […]

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More states grant in-state tuition to immigrants

More states grant in-state tuition to immigrants

on February 3, 2014, 7:08 AM / in National News, News

By KIMBERLY HEFLING / AP Editor’s Note: Be sure and read the locations were these bills are located in order to contact your representatives and express your position on this issue. WASHINGTON (AP) — Giancarlo Tello paid $14,000 more than other New Jersey high school graduates to attend Rutgers University, the state’s flagship public college. Why the difference? Tello spent […]

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Most seek more time in NJ traffic jam subpoenas

Most seek more time in NJ traffic jam subpoenas

on February 3, 2014, 7:00 AM / in National News, News

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Twenty people and organizations close to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are due to turn over emails, text messages and other documents involving an apparent vindictive plot to block traffic near the George Washington Bridge, though almost all the subpoena recipients have requested more time. Assemblyman John Wisniewski, the co-chairman of the joint legislative panel leading […]

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Christie administration staffer resigns amid lane closures probe

on February 3, 2014, 6:57 AM / in National News, News

By Daniel Arkin, Staff Writer, NBC News A member of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s administration who has been subpoenaed in the investigation of the September bridge lane closures has resigned. Christina Genovese Renna — one of 17 people with ties to Christie subpoenaed by a legislative panel — exited the governor’s office Friday, according to a statement provided to […]

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The Rodent was Right

The Rodent was Right

on February 3, 2014, 6:53 AM / in National News, News

By Henry Austin, NBC News contributor / NBC News It looks like the rodent was right. Punxsutawney Phil predicted six more weeks of winter, and just a day after the Super Bowl when temperatures soared into the 50s, forecasters warned that a series of storms would pound much of the country over the next week. “Across the U.S. we’re going […]

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Hillary Clinton argues against additional sanctions on Iran

Hillary Clinton argues against additional sanctions on Iran

on February 3, 2014, 6:49 AM / in National News, News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is urging Congress to resist imposing new sanctions on Iran over its nuclear program, saying that “this is the time” to give diplomacy a chance to work. Clinton, who leads the pack among potential Democratic presidential contenders for 2016, according to Reuters polling, said in a January 26 letter to […]

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