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Academics Skeptical of Obama’s Message on Higher Education

Academics Skeptical of Obama’s Message on Higher Education

on August 27, 2013, 8:44 AM / in National News, News

SCRANTON – In a corner of the state with the highest sustained jobless rate  of his administration, President Obama on Friday intends to speak to young  people about the importance of getting a college degree during what experts call  a stagnant economic recovery. His speech at the private, two-year Lackawanna College is the last stop of a  two-day bus tour […]

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Why Your Boss is Dumping Your Wife

Why Your Boss is Dumping Your Wife

on August 27, 2013, 8:27 AM / in National News, News

The United Parcel Service UPS +0.24%  will no longer cover employees’  spouses on the company health plan. And while it’s not the only company to have  adopted the policy, it’s among the largest. Some 15,000 UPS spouses who can  obtain health coverage through their own jobs will be dropped from the plan. In  a memo to employees, the company explained […]

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Nashville councilman Duane Dominy responds to TWRA arrest

Nashville councilman Duane Dominy responds to TWRA arrest

on August 27, 2013, 8:09 AM / in News, State News

Written by  Brian Wilson The Tennessean Original Article Metro Councilman Duane Dominy has publicly acknowledged his jail booking on Friday afternoon, saying he hopes what he calls a misunderstanding can be resolved as quickly as possible. Dominy was taken into custody at the Criminal Justice Center on Friday afternoon on a Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency citation and a missed court […]

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George Zimmerman wants state of Florida to pay for defense expenses

George Zimmerman wants state of Florida to pay for defense expenses

on August 27, 2013, 7:06 AM / in National News, News

George Zimmerman will ask the state of Florida to reimburse him for as much as $300,000 in expenses he racked up successfully defending himself in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, NBC News has learned. Zimmerman and his legal team believe they are entitled to the refund because Zimmerman was acquitted of second-degree murder July 13 for having shot and […]

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The Boy That Cried Taper

The Boy That Cried Taper

on August 26, 2013, 4:24 PM / in National News, News

    Peter Coyne U.S. stocks edged up today. The S&P 500 kicked off its morning trading above its 50-day moving average. Even though the S&P finished last week up it was still down 2.7% from its Aug. 2 high of 1,709.67. The dollar index is trending upward after Friday’s negative session. Meanwhile, traditional stores of value had a mundane […]

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Metro councilman released after being jailed in wildlife agency case

Metro councilman released after being jailed in wildlife agency case

on August 26, 2013, 8:05 AM / in News, State News

No animals involved this time but it does involve the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. They apparently had this Nashville councilman put in jail on an old unpaid boating/towing citation. They’re really not making many friends lately. Written by Tony Gonzalez and Brian Wilson Original Post Metro Nashville Council Member Duane Dominy was jailed Friday on a misdemeanor charge related to […]

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In Arkansas, The Senate Battle Is Already Brutal

In Arkansas, The Senate Battle Is Already Brutal

on August 26, 2013, 7:24 AM / in National News, News

by Tamara Keith If Republicans are going to retake the U.S. Senate in 2014, their path runs through Arkansas. The state’s two-term Democratic senator, Mark Pryor, is often called the Senate’s most vulnerable incumbent. And, while the election is still 15 months away, it’s already gone negative. Pryor’s campaign went up with an ad accusing his opponent, freshman U.S. Rep. […]

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Sen. Corker predicts Obama will take military action against Syria

Sen. Corker predicts Obama will take military action against Syria

on August 26, 2013, 7:17 AM / in National News, News

Editor’s Note: From the Sunshine of Truth…………… comes this revelation; and this man should know.  By Ian Swanson Corker, the top Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said he  had been in discussions with the administration, and that he believed it would  ask Congress for authorization to take military action. Corker suggested the action would be limited to air […]

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ObamaCare’s architects reap windfall as Washington lobbyists

ObamaCare’s architects reap windfall as Washington lobbyists

on August 26, 2013, 7:13 AM / in National News, News

By Megan R. Wilson , The Hill ObamaCare has become big business for an elite network of Washington lobbyists  and consultants who helped shape the law from the inside. More than  30 former administration officials, lawmakers and congressional staffers who  worked on the healthcare law have set up shop on K Street since 2010. Major lobbying firms such as Fierce, […]

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Numbers Don’t Lie: Tesla Is Beginning To Put The Hurt On The Competition

Numbers Don’t Lie: Tesla Is Beginning To Put The Hurt On The Competition

on August 26, 2013, 6:54 AM / in National News, News

By Mark Rogowsky, Contributor Chevrolet sells in 3 days, but its early success with the all-electric Model S sedan is already keeping the competition up at night. An examination of sales data from across the U.S. and in California for the first half of 2013 paints a picture of just why that is. While Tesla delivered right around 10,000 cars […]

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Top 10 Least-Trendy Dog Names of 2013

Top 10 Least-Trendy Dog Names of 2013

on August 26, 2013, 6:49 AM / in National News, News

By Kristen Seymour Just as today’s second-grade classrooms are no longer filled to the brim with Jennifers and Jasons, the dog names that were most popular a decade or two ago are no longer at the head of the class. After checking out the 10 most popular puppy names and 10 trendiest dog names, we decided to try something different […]

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American Muslim cleric headed to federal prison for aiding Taliban

American Muslim cleric headed to federal prison for aiding Taliban

on August 26, 2013, 6:06 AM / in National News, News

By Jim Kouri A Muslim imam, who headed a mosque in Florida, was sentenced on Friday and will spend the rest of his life behind bars for providing financial support to an Islamist terror group in Pakistan, the U.S. Attorney in Miami stated. The 78-year-old Islamic cleric, Hafiz Khan, was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for funneling tens […]

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Christian Photographers Under Fire for Refusing to Shoot a Gay Wedding

Christian Photographers Under Fire for Refusing to Shoot a Gay Wedding

on August 26, 2013, 6:02 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Editor’s Note: If a patron of a business decides to no longer do so because they believe the business to be a racist or opposing same sex marriages should they be forced to do so anyway? Just Asking! Posted by Carly Hill I can’t tell you how many negative and patronizing comments I’ve gotten on  articles in which I discussed […]

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Pediatricians push homosexuality?

Pediatricians push homosexuality?

on August 24, 2013, 12:25 PM / in National News, News

Will your family’s pediatrician start promoting the homosexual lifestyle? The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued an updated policy statement on homosexual behavior to its 60,000 members. In this statement, pediatricians are told they should use their examination rooms to encourage acceptance of homosexual behavior in young children. The AAP states, “Doctors should make every effort to eliminate heterosexism.” […]

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Jackson, Tennessee City Council Agenda Meeting for September 2013

on August 24, 2013, 9:54 AM / in Local News, News

AGENDA JACKSON CITY COUNCIL MEETING SEPTEMBER 3, 2013 – 9:00 A.M. GEORGE A. SMITH MEETING ROOM I.        CALL TO ORDER II.       INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG. (COUNCILMEMBER VICKY FOOTE) III.       ROLL CALL IV.      APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE AUGUST 6, 2013, CITY COUNCIL MEETING V.       INVITATION FOR PUBLIC COMMENT VI.      PROCLAMATIONS AND RECOGNITION VII.     FIRST READING:  […]

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Media Continues to Misreport ObamaCare Employer Mandate Calculation

Media Continues to Misreport ObamaCare Employer Mandate Calculation

on August 24, 2013, 8:47 AM / in National News, News

By Ashton Ellis Perhaps the biggest – and costliest – misunderstood ObamaCare regulation is the so-called “Employer Shared Responsibility” requirement, i.e., the mandate that all employers with 50 or more full-time equivalent employees must provide health insurance or pay stiff penalties. The word equivalent bears emphasizing because it looms large in the text of ObamaCare. “FULL-TIME EQUIVALENTS TREATED AS FULL-TIME […]

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From the Agency That LOVES to Steal

From the Agency That LOVES to Steal

on August 24, 2013, 8:28 AM / in Local News, News, State News

With that, every American will be able to begin the process of obtaining affordable, quality health insurance.  Individuals will not be the only ones to benefit; employers with less than 50 employees, including small cities, will also be able to take advantage of their state’s Small Business Health Insurance Options Program (SHOP).  SHOP will give small employers and their employees […]

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LPAC 2013

LPAC 2013

on August 24, 2013, 8:19 AM / in Announcements

The upcoming 2013 Liberty Political Action Conference (to be held in Chantilly, Virginia, on Sept. 19-22) is quickly shaping up to be the best and biggest conference C4L has hosted since our founding in 2008! And I don’t want our members to miss a minute of the activities we have planned. Leaders such as Senator Rand Paul, Congressman Justin Amash, and […]

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Declassified: The Fifth Domain of War

Declassified: The Fifth Domain of War

on August 24, 2013, 8:10 AM / in National News, News

From Peter Coyne Two airmen, Jones and Davis, were assigned to the induction center, where they advised new recruits about their government benefits, especially their GI insurance. Airman Davis went right to it with an enthusiastic pitch. “Could I have everyone from row three to row one stand up please?” he projected through the center. The men stood up. “Men… […]

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Top 10 Questions Ron Paul Answered During an Online Q&A

Top 10 Questions Ron Paul Answered During an Online Q&A

on August 24, 2013, 7:52 AM / in National News, News

1. BITCOIN! Question (via ianp): “What are your thoughts on Bitcoin, and cryptocurrency in general?” Answer: My thoughts on Bitcoin and the other currencies is that they ought to be legal unless there is fraud involved. The government should not get involved in regulating private money if there is no fraud. I do not take a position on Bitcoin and other proposed […]

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