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Better Than Fracking

Better Than Fracking

on June 29, 2013, 11:21 AM / in National News, News

by Neil George Oil has always been at the center of the economy and the markets. Little is made, built, transported or consumed without it. Of course, oil is also a finite resource… which is why you’ve heard so much concern about how much we use versus how much is available. It’s often referred to as “Peak Oil” — the […]

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Animal Shelter Giving Away “Free” Pets Finds Them Being Sold on Craigslist

Animal Shelter Giving Away “Free” Pets Finds Them Being Sold on Craigslist

on June 28, 2013, 7:56 AM / in Local News, News, State News

By Denise A Justin Original Post The Young Williams Animal Shelter in Knoxville, Tennessee, had only good intentions when it developed the “Furry Friend Sponsorships,” which allow impounded animals to go to new homes free of cost, but the shelter found itself the victim of a ruthless Craigslist scam. The shelter says a money-making scheme tied to the adopted animals […]

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Investigator Reaffirms That Conservatives, Not Liberals, Targeted by IRS

Investigator Reaffirms That Conservatives, Not Liberals, Targeted by IRS

on June 28, 2013, 6:28 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Raven Clabough According to the Treasury Department’s Inspector General J. Russell George, there is no evidence that the Internal Revenue Service targeted liberal organizations. The assertion comes as a striking blow to Democrats who have defended the agency in recent weeks asserting that conservative groups were not the only ones being targeted by the IRS. The IRS scandal […]

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AMA’s “Disease” Declaration Draws Dissent

AMA’s “Disease” Declaration Draws Dissent

on June 27, 2013, 9:54 AM / in National News, News

Last week, the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates voted to declare obesity a “disease,” perhaps the only such curable by shutting your pie-hole and taking a hike. We weren’t alone in expressing skepticism of the AMA’s move and motives in the headline-grabbing decision. First, we must note a possible ulterior motive for the Association’s decision. If — as […]

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How to Avoid Hiring an Animal Rights Activist

How to Avoid Hiring an Animal Rights Activist

on June 27, 2013, 9:49 AM / in National News, News

When bringing on new farm employees be alert for suspicious resume content, and more. by Josh Flint  Original Post In 2010, Rose Acre Farms, the second largest producer of eggs in the U.S., unknowingly hired an undercover videographer from Humane Society of the United States. Joe Miller, general counsel for Rose Acre, says the employee shot three hours of video, […]

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The moment you’ve been waiting for…the 2013 Pork Report has arrived!

The moment you’ve been waiting for…the 2013 Pork Report has arrived!

on June 27, 2013, 9:43 AM / in National News, News

Can you smell the pork wafting through the air? You should, because we just dropped half-a-billion dollars worth of it. Our 2013 Pork Report is here, and you’re one of the first to see it. As a supporter of our cause, we want you to be the first to know how state and local governments are spending your hard-earned money. […]

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You Will Be Made to Care

on June 27, 2013, 9:31 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: Erick Erickson Much has been said about this post, (you should read this as well) including a good bit of heat toward me for putting on the front. There is much that could be said.  I disagree with a lot of the theology. In particular, I disagree with this: Is Homosexuality a Sin? I. Do. Not. Care. Luke 10 tells […]

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Federer, his racket showing age

Federer, his racket showing age

on June 27, 2013, 6:27 AM / in Sports, Tennis

At this point, Roger Federer is just too stubborn. I get it. I understand. You do something a certain way, and every day for nearly a decade, that way recites back to you: You’re the best ever. You’re the best ever. But the Federer era ended Wednesday. After reaching the quarterfinals or better in 36 consecutive majors spanning nine years, […]

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Sharapova upset by qualifier

Sharapova upset by qualifier

on June 27, 2013, 6:08 AM / in Sports, Tennis

LONDON (AP) Maria Sharapova has been knocked out of Wimbledon by a 131st-ranked qualifier on a day when injuries forced the withdrawal or retirement of seven other players. The third-seeded Sharapova, the Wimbledon champion in 2004 champion, lost 6-3, 6-4 to Michelle Larcher de Brito of Portugal in the second round at the All England Club. It’s the second significant […]

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William Lowndes Yancey’s Prophetic Insight

William Lowndes Yancey’s Prophetic Insight

on June 26, 2013, 9:00 PM / in History

By Bernhard Thuersam North Carolina War Between the States Sesquicentennial Commission www.ncwbts150.com Born at Ogeechee Falls, Georgia in 1814, educated at academies in New York and New England, South Carolina and later Alabama editor, William Lowndes Yancey prophetically predicted the rise of the consolidationist Republican party.  He foresaw the States becoming “but tributaries to the powers of the General Government,” […]

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Abolish the I.R.S. Rally

Abolish the I.R.S. Rally

on June 26, 2013, 8:31 PM / in Announcements

Noon Saturday, June 29th 2013 Liberty Gardens Park 24 Channing Way   Jackson, Tn.   Turn east on Channing Way off of Hwy 45 at the Outback red light one mile north of I-40 Exit 80   Keynote Speaker Representative Judd Matheny   Unless you love the I.R.S. be there! and help spread the word.

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Supreme Court strikes down Defense of Marriage Act, paves way for gay marriage to resume in California

Supreme Court strikes down Defense of Marriage Act, paves way for gay marriage to resume in California

on June 26, 2013, 10:31 AM / in National News, News

In a 5-4 ruling, the United States Supreme Court justices strike down the Defense of Marriage Act, saying it is unconstitutional. NBC’s Pete Williams reports. By Pete Williams and Erin McClam, NBC News Original Post Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy In a pair of landmark decisions, the Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down […]

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Marco Rubio Steps Closer to an Obama Hug

Marco Rubio Steps Closer to an Obama Hug

on June 26, 2013, 9:35 AM / in National News, News

By: Erick Erickson   You may remember lessons when you were a child by your parent or Sunday School teacher that doing bad things leads to a life of ruin. That telling one little white lie often leads to other lies to cover up the first one, which can lead to worse things. Which brings me to my disappointment in […]

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Dershowitz: Knock-knock joke told by Zimmerman’s attorney grounds for mistrial

on June 26, 2013, 8:35 AM / in National News, News

Watch the latest video at <a href=”http://video.foxnews.com”>video.foxnews.com</a> Legendary legal eagle Alan Dershowitz says he was stunned that George  Zimmerman’s defense lawyer told a “knock-knock joke” during his opening  statement to the jury in the Trayvon Martin case. The Harvard law professor, who was unavailable for comment early Tuesday,  told “The Steve Malzberg Show” on Newsmax TV that he found the […]

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Pelosi laughs off priest’s letter challenging abortion views, says he ‘was acting hysterically’

Pelosi laughs off priest’s letter challenging abortion views, says he ‘was acting hysterically’

on June 26, 2013, 8:12 AM / in National News, News

by John Jalsevac (LifeSiteNews.com) – Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has laughed off a starkly worded letter from Priests for Life Founder Fr. Frank Pavone, challenging the self-professed Catholic congresswoman to discard her strongly pro-abortion views. In an interview with Think Progress, Pelosi said she thought Fr. Pavone was being “hysterical,” saying, “The arrogance of it all! It’s like something […]

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Snowden vs. the Soyuz

Snowden vs. the Soyuz

on June 26, 2013, 8:06 AM / in National News, News

by  William Norman Grigg If it hadn’t been for the subtle and cynical intervention of the imperial Russian government, the American War for Independence might have failed. George Washington and his colleagues would have been condemned as traitors, and then dispatched to eternity with all of the horrors devised by inventive sadists to deter similar impudence on the part of […]

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Why America Hates Washington

Why America Hates Washington

on June 26, 2013, 6:30 AM / in National News, News

By: Erick Erickson I sat in the first class section of the Acela Express once from New York to Washington.  I was on a book tour and the publisher was whisking me from New York to DC for events.  Thomas Freidman sat diagonally from me.  His single seat backed up to where the First Class Stewards worked. As the train […]

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Texas abortion bill fails to pass after epic filibuster / The Left Leaning Point of View

Texas abortion bill fails to pass after epic filibuster / The Left Leaning Point of View

on June 26, 2013, 6:28 AM / in National News, News

By Ian Johnston, M. Alex Johnson and Mark Stevenson, NBC News A bill that opponents claimed would virtually ban abortion in Texas failed to pass late Tuesday after lawmakers missed a deadline by just minutes. There were chaotic scenes after a filibuster attempt fell just short and protesters cheered, clapped and shouted from 11:45 p.m. to midnight and beyond as […]

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Labonte’s start streak to end at 704

Labonte’s start streak to end at 704

on June 26, 2013, 6:02 AM / in NASCAR, Sports

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Bobby Labonte‘s consecutive start streak will come to an end at 704 races. Labonte is not entered to race Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway, which will bring an end to the second-longest active starts streak in NASCAR behind Jeff Gordon‘s 705 starts. Labonte confirmed his status on a chat with fans on the JTG Daugherty Racing website. […]

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UCLA beats MSU to claim CWS title

UCLA beats MSU to claim CWS title

on June 26, 2013, 5:59 AM / in Baseball, Sports

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) UCLA finally can add baseball to its long list of national championships. The Bruins relied on pitching and defense to get them in position to win a title, and Tuesday night the offense finally showed up. Their 8-0 victory over Mississippi State gave them a two-game sweep in the College World Series finals. ”I don’t think any […]

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