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How Well Is Your State Government Working?

How Well Is Your State Government Working?

on October 15, 2013, 8:30 AM / in National News, News

Posted  by Pilgrim Original Post The Tax Foundation published their 2014 edition of the State Business Tax  Climate Index on October 9, 2013. This report enables us to gauge how well a  state government compares to the other states. An even better gauge is comparing  a state now to how well the state was working four years ago. The 2010 […]

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Hollywood’s Obamacare Zombies

Hollywood’s Obamacare Zombies

on October 15, 2013, 8:23 AM / in National News, News

By Matthew Vadum If you’re sick and tired of TV news broadcasts spewing pro-Obamacare propaganda, get ready to be inundated with even more progressive health care proselytizing in the dramas and comedies that follow those news shows. For this you have the left-wing California Endowment to thank. The radical philanthropy is in the news because it is funding Obamacare public […]

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House Conservatives Revolt

House Conservatives Revolt

on October 15, 2013, 8:16 AM / in National News, News

By Robert Costa In a few minutes, House Republicans will meet in the Capitol’s basement. The chief topic of conversation: the emerging Senate deal. But before the meeting even begins, House conservatives are bashing it behind the scenes, and they’re pushing the leadership to reject the compromise. A flurry of phone calls and meetings last night and early this morning […]

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Obamacare’s Unconstitutional Origins

Obamacare’s Unconstitutional Origins

on October 15, 2013, 8:14 AM / in National News, News

by ANDREW C. MCCARTHY Of all the fraud perpetrated in the passage of Obamacare – and the fraud has  been epic – the lowest is President Obama’s latest talking point that the  Supreme Court has endorsed socialized medicine as constitutional. To the  contrary, the justices held the “Affordable” Care Act unconstitutional as Obama presented it to the American people: namely, […]

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Ben Carson Warns: ‘Socialized Medicine Is Keystone to Establishment of a Socialist State’

Ben Carson Warns: ‘Socialized Medicine Is Keystone to Establishment of a Socialist State’

on October 15, 2013, 8:08 AM / in National News, News

By James Beattie and Michael W. Chapman (CNSNews.com) – Dr. Ben Carson, the former director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins University and Hospital, drew a parallel between Obamacare and “socialized medicine” and cited Communist leader Vladimir Lenin’s support for government-run health care as the “keystone to the establishment of a socialist state.” Speaking at the Values Voter Summit in Washington, […]

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Company with $1.2 billion Obamacare contract under investigation for ‘serious fraud’

Company with $1.2 billion Obamacare contract under investigation for ‘serious fraud’

on October 15, 2013, 8:02 AM / in National News, News

A British multinational being paid $1.2 billion to implement Obamacare’s federal insurance exchanges is under investigation after allegedly overcharging the British government by tens of millions of dollars. Reuters reports that Britain’s Serious Fraud Office is now looking into Serco, a massive service and security firm employing 120,000 worldwide, after the company reportedly overbilled its government client as much as […]

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Racial Trade-offs

Racial Trade-offs

on October 15, 2013, 7:43 AM / in Opinion

By Walter E. Williams Trade-offs apply to our economic lives, as well as our political lives. That means getting more of one thing requires giving up something else. Let’s look at some examples. Black congressmen and black public officials in general, including Barack Obama, always side with teachers unions in their opposition to educational vouchers, tuition tax credits, charter schools […]

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Fighting Obamacare: The Difference Between Cutting Spending and Limiting Harmful Government

Fighting Obamacare: The Difference Between Cutting Spending and Limiting Harmful Government

on October 15, 2013, 7:40 AM / in National News, News

By: Daniel Horowitz As Mitch McConnell puts the finishing touches on his terms of surrender, here are some thoughts to ponder. Republicans and conservatives have spent the past few years messaging their platform to the American people built upon budget-speak.  It’s all about the debt and cutting spending. In reality, we don’t have a spending problem per se, we have […]

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The State’s Education Monopoly Increases Prices and Destroys Choice

The State’s Education Monopoly Increases Prices and Destroys Choice

on October 15, 2013, 7:37 AM / in National News, News

Editor’s Note: This selection is taken from Chapter 5 of Ron Paul’s new book The School Revolution: A New Answer for Our Broken Education System. The free-market principle of open entry is challenged by governmental restrictions on access to consumer markets. There are many official justifications for these restrictions, but the main one is this: “Customers do not know what is […]

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Reject This

Reject This

on October 15, 2013, 7:33 AM / in National News

By: Erick Erickson The basic framework of the deal Mitch McConnell and Harry Reid have hammered out is coming to light. The provision the GOP is crowing over — that the Obama Administration will check the income levels of those who receive a subsidy — is already the law.  Meanwhile, the GOP will let the rest of the year proceed […]

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Senate leaders near deal to end shutdown, raise debt limit

on October 15, 2013, 7:26 AM / in National News, News

By Erik Wasson and Alexander Bolton An emerging deal to reopen the government and raise the nation’s debt ceiling  until February gathered political momentum Monday evening after Senate  Republicans signaled they would likely support it. Lawmakers and aides said the legislation would fund the government until  Jan. 15 and extend the nation’s borrowing authority until February but leave  ObamaCare largely […]

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Deputy Plans On Extended Leave, Sheriff Returns To Work

Deputy Plans On Extended Leave, Sheriff Returns To Work

on October 15, 2013, 5:00 AM / in Local News, News

WBBJ Story Created:         Oct 15, 2013 at 5:29 PM CDT Story Updated:        Oct 15, 2013 at 5:31 PM CDT DOWNTOWN JACKSON, Tenn. — Madison County Sheriff David Woolfork returned to work Tuesday for the first time since Jackson police began investigating a domestic incident involving him and one of his female deputies. Chief Deputy Tommy Cunningham tells WBBJ that […]

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Costas: Redskins ‘an insult, a slur’

on October 14, 2013, 11:02 AM / in Football, Sports

Once more NBC commentator Bob Costas stepped into the headlines as he did last December when he injected himself into a public debate that transcended sports when he spoke out on the issue of gun control after Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher killed the mother of his child and then himself in front of team personnel. On Sunday night, he […]

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The Slippery Slope to Pedophilia

The Slippery Slope to Pedophilia

on October 14, 2013, 7:37 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Selwyn Duke If you had told someone in the 1950s that, in about two generations, homosexuality would largely be normalized and faux (same-sex) marriage would be gaining widespread approval, they’d have called you crazy. Never, ever under the stars and stripes. Why, pugnacious pundit Bill O’Reilly himself opined as recently as 10 to 15 years ago that faux […]

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If you can’t run your own house, How can you run an entire nation?

If you can’t run your own house, How can you run an entire nation?

on October 13, 2013, 6:51 AM / in Opinion

by J.B. Williams Original Post Editor’s Note: This article was originally posted in 2006, but every so often I bring it up again and again, to remind me of the flaws of government. In a nation governed of, by and for the people, I fully understand and appreciate the fact that everybody wants to be in charge. Americans are nothing […]

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A Picture is Worth…A Lawsuit??

A Picture is Worth…A Lawsuit??

on October 12, 2013, 3:25 PM / in National News, News

And you wonder what has happened to the family… A former professional football player is being threatened with lawsuits from parents of teenagers who allegedly trashed his home. Former Pro Bowler Brian Holloway was staying at his primary residence in Florida when an estimated 300 teenagers crashed his house in New York and held a giant party. The brazen teens […]

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Obama Tripled the Deficit, Now Brags He Cut It in Half

Obama Tripled the Deficit, Now Brags He Cut It in Half

on October 12, 2013, 3:15 PM / in National News, News

By Timothy H. Lee Familiar is the parable of the boy who murders his parents, then seeks leniency because he is suddenly an orphan. When it comes to budget deficits, Barack Obama is more like the boy who knocks off his parents, then brags that he drove them to the morgue. While his public approval rating plummeted this week to […]

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Smile: What else can we do…..

Smile: What else can we do…..

on October 12, 2013, 3:13 PM / in Bedtime Stories

View more of Michael Ramirez’s latest cartoons.

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States Target Plastic Bags

States Target Plastic Bags

on October 12, 2013, 3:10 PM / in National News, News

Pennsylvania could become the first state to impose a statewide tax on the use of plastic bags. Under the proposal, consumers in Pennsylvania would be charged two cents for each single-use plastic bag they receive from large retailers. More than a dozen other states have or are considering taxes on plastic bags while many localities, including most notably Washington DC […]

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Reid, McConnell talk deal

Reid, McConnell talk deal

on October 12, 2013, 2:56 PM / in National News, News

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) are taking the lead on talks to raise the debt limit and reopen the government, according to senators. Reid and McConnell are working off a six-point proposal sponsored by Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) that would fund the government for six months and raise the debt ceiling until Jan. […]

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