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Al-Qaeda kills hostages as US tries dramatic rescue bid

Al-Qaeda kills hostages as US tries dramatic rescue bid

on December 7, 2014, 7:23 AM / in International News

By Fawaz al-Haidari with Jamal al-Jabiri in Sanaa Aden (AFP) – Al-Qaeda militants in Yemen killed two hostages — an American and a South African — during a pre-dawn gunfight as US special forces came agonisingly near to springing them free during a rescue attempt.  American photojournalist Luke Somers and South African teacher Pierre Korkie were both shot but still […]

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Obama’s trip to hospital reveals acid reflux

Obama’s trip to hospital reveals acid reflux

on December 7, 2014, 7:20 AM / in National News

Washington (AFP) – President Barack Obama was taken to hospital with a sore throat which doctors diagnosed as acid reflux, the White House said, stressing it was not an urgent medical matter. Obama has been complaining of a sore throat for two weeks, prompting his physician to recommend diagnostic tests at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. An ear, nose […]

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Kerry slams Iran over reports US journalist charged

Kerry slams Iran over reports US journalist charged

on December 7, 2014, 7:15 AM / in International News

Washington (AFP) – US Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday he was “deeply disappointed” by reports that a US journalist jailed in Iran had been charged and denied bail more than four months after his arrest. Jason Rezaian, a Washington Post bureau chief in Tehran who holds dual US-Iranian citizenship, was charged Saturday after a lengthy court appearance, the […]

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Young mums battle for housing as London squeezes out poor

Young mums battle for housing as London squeezes out poor

on December 7, 2014, 7:12 AM / in International News

London (AFP) – Balancing buggies with protest banners, a group of young London mothers is at the frontline of a struggle for homes in a city gripped by the problem of rising rents for lower-income households. The “Focus E15 Mothers”, all aged under 25, have waged a campaign of occupations and anti-eviction protests that has shaken up the debate as […]

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Dept. of Ed. Supports Classroom Memorials to Michael Brown

Dept. of Ed. Supports Classroom Memorials to Michael Brown

on December 7, 2014, 7:06 AM / in National News

Mark Tapson, a Hollywood-based writer and screenwriter, is a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center. He focuses on the politics of popular culture. If you are mystified as to why the left strives so hard to make martyrs out of such unlikely role models as Michael Brown and Trayvon Martin, both killed in self-defense, just keep in mind Rahm […]

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Will Democrats Invite the Brown and Garner Families to the State of the Union?

Will Democrats Invite the Brown and Garner Families to the State of the Union?

on December 7, 2014, 7:00 AM / in Opinion

RUSH: Now, I also had the e-mail: “Rush, I don’t believe, really, the Congressional Black Caucasians want the families of the Gentle Giant and Garner to be honored guests at the State of the Union.”  Yep.  Got it right here, from TheHill.com: “Black Lawmakers Want Brown, Garner Families Invited to State of the Union — Members of the Congressional Black […]

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The Tragedy of Replacing God with Unchecked Democracy

The Tragedy of Replacing God with Unchecked Democracy

on December 7, 2014, 7:00 AM / in Opinion

I’m not sure how conservative Americans will view the recently-published book Democracy as a Neocon Trick by Alexander Boot. It’s an unusual work: whereas critics of America are generally on the political Left while those on the Right defend it, this is a criticism of the U.S.  from a non-Leftist viewpoint, indeed from a traditional, conservative, Christian, pre-Enlightenment viewpoint. I […]

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A Righteous Christian Zionist

A Righteous Christian Zionist

on December 7, 2014, 7:00 AM / in International News

By Michael Curtis  / American Thinker On November 18, 2014, two Palestinians carrying butcher knives, axes, and guns stormed a synagogue in West Jerusalem during morning prayers.  They killed five people, four of them rabbis, and injured a number of other worshipers.  Praise for the attack came from both Hamas and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, as […]

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Cassidy Crushes Landrieu

on December 7, 2014, 6:57 AM / in National News

by John Hayward   /  Breitbart No big surprises in Louisiana on special election night; even the Democrat machine knew Mary Landrieu was toast, which was quite vexing to Mary Landrieu.  It looks like she lost by about 13 points to Republican challenger Bill Cassidy.  Landrieu ended up with almost the same percentage of the vote she scored in the regular […]

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Violence, Looting at Berkeley over Ferguson, Garner; Officer Injured

on December 7, 2014, 6:53 AM / in National News

Riot police have fired tear gas at protestors in Berkeley, California as a demonstration turned violent Saturday evening, injuring one officer. Several hundred marchers expressed their outrage against the non-indictment of police officers who had killed unarmed black suspects in Ferguson, MO and Staten Island, NY. The peaceful intentions of some demonstrators were eclipsed, however, by vandalism, looting and attacks […]

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China’s Per Capita GDP Is Closing In Fast

China’s Per Capita GDP Is Closing In Fast

on December 7, 2014, 6:45 AM / in International News, National News

By Sierra Rayne  /  American Thinker The news this year that China’s economy is now larger than the United States’ continues to reverberate on the conservative side of the political spectrum. Some argue that the only way to arrive at China having the world’s largest economy is to use a purchasing power parity (PPP) basis, rather than a U.S. currency […]

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Panel: Too many risks to lift ban on blood donations by gay men

Panel: Too many risks to lift ban on blood donations by gay men

on December 5, 2014, 9:05 AM / in International News, National News

Members of an advisory panel on blood safety are arguing it would be risky to lift a 1980s-era ban on blood donations by gay men. The experts who advise the Food and Drug Administration are pushing back, as the agency reviews whether to lift the ban. “There’s too many questions in science that aren’t answerable,” said Corey Dubin, a member […]

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GOP asks Supreme Court to take on another ObamaCare case

GOP asks Supreme Court to take on another ObamaCare case

on December 5, 2014, 8:59 AM / in National News

Twenty-five Republicans are asking the Supreme Court to take up another case against ObamaCare, this time challenging a controversial medical board that the party has labeled “a death panel.” Lawmakers led by Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) and Rep. Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) are urging the high court to reconsider a lawsuit against the Independent Payment Advisory Board, which is charged with […]

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The Republicans in Congress Hate the American People. Just Like the Democrats.

The Republicans in Congress Hate the American People. Just Like the Democrats.

on December 5, 2014, 8:38 AM / in Opinion

By: Erick Erickson  /  RedState.org Republicans ran a campaign in 2014 against the high handed overreach of Barack Obama. Democrats ran a campaign against Republicans accusing them of hating women and shutting down the government. Republicans won! Then Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) and Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) promptly surrendered. They never, despite their campaign rhetoric, had any intention of stopping […]

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Give Generously! The Children of St. Jude need your help

Give Generously! The Children of St. Jude need your help

on December 5, 2014, 8:25 AM / in Announcements

Dear friend, Imagine a most precious gift — one that could give a mother and father more time with their child. One that could help St. Jude ease a family’s financial burden. At St. Jude, no family ever receives a bill. Not for treatment, travel, housing or food — because we believe all a family should worry about is helping their child […]

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Documents Reveal Obama HHS Paid $182,129,786 for Four Months Housing of Illegal Alien Children

Documents Reveal Obama HHS Paid $182,129,786 for Four Months Housing of Illegal Alien Children

on December 5, 2014, 8:08 AM / in National News

by JUDICIAL WATCH (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on September 9, 2014, it received documents from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) revealing that the Obama administration paid Baptist Children and Family Services (BCFS) $182,129,786 to provide “basic shelter care” to 2,400 “unaccompanied alien children” (UAC) for four months in 2014. The BCFS budget included […]

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10 things you need to know today about yesterday December 5th edition

10 things you need to know today about yesterday December 5th edition

on December 5, 2014, 8:05 AM / in National News

1. House GOP slams Obama over immigration in symbolic vote House Republicans on Thursday passed a bill chastising President Obama for his executive order potentially shielding more than four million undocumented immigrants from deportation. The legislation, drafted by Florida Tea Party star Rep. Ted Yoho, was symbolic, as the Democrat-controlled Senate will ignore it. But House leaders reportedly hoped the […]

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Did HSUS Mislead its Insurance Company or a Federal Court?

Did HSUS Mislead its Insurance Company or a Federal Court?

on December 5, 2014, 8:01 AM / in National News

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is still facing blowback from the more than decade-long litigation drama involving several animal rights group, including HSUS, and their alleged racketeering scheme against Feld Entertainment, owner of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus. The latest issue? Whether HSUS misled its insurance company—or a federal court. As readers may recall, a cohort of animal-liberation extremists sued Feld Entertainment, alleging elephant […]

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Congress gives Native American lands to foreign mining company with new NDAA

Congress gives Native American lands to foreign mining company with new NDAA

on December 5, 2014, 7:49 AM / in National News

RT.com Congress is poised to give a foreign mining company 2,400 acres of national forest in Arizona that is cherished ancestral homeland to Apache natives. Controversially, the measure is attached to annual legislation that funds the US Defense Department. This week, the House and Senate Armed Services Committees quietly attached a provision to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that […]

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Common Core scares Chinese immigrant who grew up under Chairman Mao

Common Core scares Chinese immigrant who grew up under Chairman Mao

on December 5, 2014, 7:44 AM / in National News

Bob Kellogg  /  EagleNews.org Bob Kellogg is a freelance journalist. His work regularly appears on OneNewsNow.com. PARKER, Colo. – Having grown up in communist China during Chairman Mao Zedong’s Cultural Revolution, Lily Tang Williams of Parker, Colorado, says the Common Core national standards being imposed on America’s public education system scare her. She came to the United States from China […]

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