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CBO projects 2 million fewer jobs under ObamaCare

CBO projects 2 million fewer jobs under ObamaCare

on December 8, 2015, 8:04 AM / in National News

ObamaCare is expected to cost the U.S. workforce a total of 2 million jobs over the next decade, Congress’s nonpartisan scorekeeper said Monday. The total workforce will shrink by just under 1 percent as a result of the new coverage expansions, mandates and changes in tax rates, according to a 22-page report released by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). “Some […]

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No charges against Chicago officer for fatal 2014 shooting of Ronald Johnson

No charges against Chicago officer for fatal 2014 shooting of Ronald Johnson

on December 8, 2015, 7:56 AM / in National News

Prosecutors on Monday said they would not file charges against a Chicago police officer for fatally shooting Ronald Johnson III. The shooting occurred in October 2014, days before another officer shot and killed another young black man, Laquan McDonald. Police said Johnson was carrying a loaded gun when Detective George Hernandez fired. Johnson’s family said in a wrongful death suit […]

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Ted Cruz jumps to Iowa lead in new GOP poll

Ted Cruz jumps to Iowa lead in new GOP poll

on December 8, 2015, 7:53 AM / in National News, State News

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has surged past national frontrunner Donald Trump in Iowa, according to a Monmouth University survey released on Monday. Cruz has been gaining in recent polls, but the new survey was the first to put him in the lead in an early voting state. Cruz had the support of 24 percent of likely Iowa caucusgoers, followed by […]

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Supreme Court lets local assault weapon ban stand

Supreme Court lets local assault weapon ban stand

on December 8, 2015, 7:40 AM / in National News

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to review a lower court ruling affirming the ability of local and state governments to ban semiautomatic high-capacity assault weapons. Seven states — Maryland, California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New York — have such laws against the guns, which have been used in several high-profile mass shootings. Justices Clarence Thomas and Antonin […]

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Trump says the U.S. should stop letting Muslims enter the country

on December 8, 2015, 7:28 AM / in National News

Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump on Monday called for a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States” until authorities “figure out what is going on” following terrorist attacks in San Bernardino and Paris blamed on the Islamic State and its sympathizers. Trump had previously proposed monitoring mosques. Trump’s rivals for the GOP nomination were quick to condemn […]

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GOP chairs in SC, NH and Iowa speak out on Donald Trump’s plan ‘Preventing Muslim Immigration’

on December 8, 2015, 7:19 AM / in National News

Not insignificant: Both the NH and SC state GOP chairs have denounced Trump’s comments on Muslims. — Dave Levinthal (@davelevinthal) December 8, 2015 Special thanks to twitchy.com for the post Donald Trump is getting serious heat this morning after his proposal yesterday on “Preventing Muslim Immigration” that calls for “a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States […]

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The Pentagon Strikes Again

The Pentagon Strikes Again

on December 8, 2015, 7:01 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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A Gun Message from the Left….

A Gun Message from the Left….

on December 8, 2015, 6:47 AM / in National News

Just so that you that we print both sides of the issue and 2nd we get just about everyone’s mail. We thought that we would share with the left side of the equation and tell just what they are doing and where they are doing it. We certainly don’t wish to accused of being one sided. Just a couple days ago […]

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I Must Defend Donald Trump on This

I Must Defend Donald Trump on This

on December 8, 2015, 6:36 AM / in Opinion

By Erick Erickson What an interesting position I find myself in. I uninvited Donald Trump from the RedState Gathering and spent nearly a month unable to let my kids check our mailbox at home for fear of them finding God knows what. And while I agree with my friend Russell Moore on the merits of Donald Trump’s proposal to bar […]

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If Only Abdelhamid Abaaoud Had Been on a “No Fly List”

If Only Abdelhamid Abaaoud Had Been on a “No Fly List”

on December 8, 2015, 6:30 AM / in Opinion

By: Leon H. Wolf   / RedState Even prior to the Paris attacks, Abdelhamid Abaaoud was one of the most wanted men in all of Europe. Abaaoud had, prior to the events that left over 130 Parisians dead on November the 13th, been involved in a lengthy string of attacks in Paris and had been involved in the deaths of police […]

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Squandered Resources on College Education

Squandered Resources on College Education

on December 8, 2015, 6:24 AM / in Opinion

By Walter E. Williams Most college students do not belong in college. I am not by myself in this assessment. Washington Post columnist Robert Samuelson said, “It’s time to drop the college-for-all crusade,” adding that “the college-for-all crusade has outlived its usefulness.” Richard Vedder, professor emeritus of economics at Ohio University, reports that “the U.S. Labor Department says the majority […]

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Word Meanings for Today

Word Meanings for Today

on December 8, 2015, 5:30 AM / in Bedtime Stories

  Taxpayer: Someone who doesn’t have to take a public service exam to work for the government.

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The President Is a Cancer on Our Nation

The President Is a Cancer on Our Nation

on December 7, 2015, 6:19 AM / in Opinion

By Erick Erickson The President of the United States is a cancer on our nation. He has spread ill will, pitted American against American, lectured us, turned his nose up at us, and more frequently divided us than united us. His malevolent influence has politicized all aspects of American life, from what we eat to where we shop to the […]

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Obama Versus the Separation of Powers

Obama Versus the Separation of Powers

on December 7, 2015, 5:40 AM / in Opinion

By J.R. Dunn  /  American Thinker One virtue possessed by all bad presidents, whether they’re evil, venal, lazy, or incompetent, is that they always reveal the weakness of the political system at the time of their tenure. In this, Obama is no different than any other bozo that has inhabited the White House. Separation of powers is the one element […]

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Just an update from Wayne. blah blah blah You really have to read reports from the shows and news articles to get both sides

Just an update from Wayne. blah blah blah You really have to read reports from the shows and news articles to get both sides

on December 6, 2015, 8:06 AM / in Opinion

Editor’s Note: We try to give both sides if we can without laughing. Note: The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), based in Washington, D.C., is an American nonprofit organization founded by journalist Fred Myers and Helen Jones, Larry Andrews, and Marcia Glaser in 1954. A Trojan Horse Maneuver From the Horse Soring Crowd It’s hard to believe that […]

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The Outrage Over Shooting a Newspaper

The Outrage Over Shooting a Newspaper

on December 6, 2015, 7:52 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Erick Erickson Well the last eighteen hours or so has been interesting. Hollywood actors to “journalists” have been outraged that I dared put bullet holes in the front page editorial of the New York Times. I’ve been denounced as a psycho, called angry, and told that this action is further proof we need gun control. All I did was […]

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U.S. top court revisits affirmative action in university admissions

U.S. top court revisits affirmative action in university admissions

on December 6, 2015, 7:47 AM / in National News

By Joan Biskupic  WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday will again take up the highly charged question of race in admissions to public universities, hearing arguments for the second time from a white woman who claimed that a University of Texas policy caused her to be rejected in favor of less qualified blacks and Hispanics. In the […]

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Christmas Gifts

Christmas Gifts

on December 6, 2015, 7:44 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Thomas Sowell People who want to buy Christmas gifts, without having to confront the crowds at the local shopping mall (or shopping maul) can take a load off their feet by buying books or movies on the Internet, while sitting in the comfort of their own homes. In addition to old standbys like gorgeous coffee table books of Ansel […]

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Hulu Running Homosexual-themed Ad During Family/Kids Programming

Hulu Running Homosexual-themed Ad During Family/Kids Programming

on December 6, 2015, 7:35 AM / in National News, Opinion

Written by  Selwyn Duke What’s worse for a business’s bottom line than wading into controversial, divisive issues? Wading into controversial, divisive issues with the very demographic likely to be divided from your business by your actions. I recently discovered that Hulu, a company offering streaming of TV shows, movies and other video content, is running a homosexual-themed advertisement during family/kids […]

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Obama to make primetime address after California attack

Obama to make primetime address after California attack

on December 6, 2015, 7:22 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Peter Stebbings, with Jocelyne Zablit in Los Angeles Washington (AFP) – President Barack Obama will make a rare primetime address to the nation Sunday laying out how he will keep Americans safe and defeat the Islamic State group, days after 14 people were shot dead in California. Obama declared Saturday that the United States “will not be terrorized,” as […]

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