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Smile… the President is at work

Smile… the President is at work

on December 10, 2014, 7:08 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Around the Block with Frank December 10th 2014

Around the Block with Frank December 10th 2014

on December 10, 2014, 7:07 AM / in National News

Living in your own world…… Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) told Politico that it was the bungled website and the rollout of the Affordable Care Act last fall that cost Democrats the majority and gave Republicans “ammunition to go after all of my candidates” — nothing else. Said Reid: “We never recovered from the Obamacare rollout. I’m not going to beat […]

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Humane Society of the U.S. Racketeering Payment: $5.7 Million

Humane Society of the U.S. Racketeering Payment: $5.7 Million

on December 9, 2014, 1:01 PM / in National News

We’ve solved a little mystery about the $15.75 million settlement in May of a federal racketeering and bribery lawsuit against the Humane Society of the United States and other activists. When the settlement was announced, HSUS declined to say how much it paid. Now we know: HSUS and its affiliate the Fund for Animals paid nearly $6 million, according to […]

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The Nastiest PETA Ad Ever?

The Nastiest PETA Ad Ever?

on December 9, 2014, 12:45 PM / in National News

Last month, we shared a compilation of the top ten most offensive and misleading ads produced by the deceptively named People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). But it looks like we spoke too soon: The self-proclaimed press sluts have topped themselves—or, perhaps more accurately, stooped to a new low. PETA installed a new U.K. billboard featuring a surprised-looking woman splashed with white fluids. […]

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My Response to Myself as the News

My Response to Myself as the News

on December 9, 2014, 11:57 AM / in Opinion

By Rush Limbaugh BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Ladies and gentlemen, you know that I am very reluctant to talk about myself.  Since most everybody else does, I try to mollify the Stick-to-the-Issues Crowd and just stick to the issues.  But today I’m the issues.  Today I am the news with my appearance on Fox News Sunday yesterday morning, a full 15 […]

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Now Or Later: Why Not Wait to Fight Over Amnesty?

Now Or Later: Why Not Wait to Fight Over Amnesty?

on December 9, 2014, 10:25 AM / in Opinion

By: Erick Erickson  /  RedState.com This is, perhaps, the simplest and most easily understood argument against acting now to stop the President. Come January, the House of Representatives and the Senate will both be held by the Republican Party. It will, therefore, improve their leverage against the President and his unconstitutional amnesty. So we should wait. Except . . . […]

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The End of Feminism

The End of Feminism

on December 9, 2014, 10:17 AM / in Opinion

by Bruce Thornton Bruce Thornton is a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, a Research Fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution, and a Professor of Classics and Humanities at the California State University. He is the author of nine books and numerous essays on classical culture and its influence on Western Civilization. His most recent book, Democracy’s Dangers and Discontents […]

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Jeb Bush’s ‘Education Reform’ Empire

Jeb Bush’s ‘Education Reform’ Empire

on December 9, 2014, 10:04 AM / in National News

by Dr. Susan Berry  /  Breitbart This past week, possible GOP 2016 presidential contender Jeb Bush doubled down on his support for the Common Core standards, scolding conservative critics of the controversial education reform by stating that he had “lost patience” with them and telling them they were not needed by moderate Republicans to win the White House. With polls […]

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Gruber: ‘I was not the architect’

Gruber: ‘I was not the architect’

on December 9, 2014, 9:55 AM / in News

Healthcare consultant Jonathan Gruber says he “was not the architect” of ObamaCare in prepared testimony for the House Oversight Committee. “I ran microsimulation models to help those in the state and federal executive and legislative branches better assess the likely outcomes of various policy choices.” Gruber, Tuesday came before Republicans who have been outraged by videos that show him talking about […]

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10 things you need to know today about yesterday December 9th 2014 edition

10 things you need to know today about yesterday December 9th 2014 edition

on December 9, 2014, 9:34 AM / in National News

10. Actor Ken Weatherwax, The Addams Family‘s Pugsley, dies Ken Weatherwax, the actor who portrayed Pugsley in the classic 1960s TV series The Addams Family show, has died at age 59. Weatherwax reportedly suffered a heart attack, and was found at his California home. His character was the son of Gomez and Morticia Addams, whose family of spooky oddballs appeared […]

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Research: Lack of state support for West TN econ. devel.

Research: Lack of state support for West TN econ. devel.

on December 8, 2014, 9:24 AM / in Local News, State News

  Hat Trick to the Jackson Sun for embarrassing those in office. They showed intuitive thought in discovering what most in West Tennessee already knew… Jackson Mayor Jerry Gist and state Sen.-Elect Ed Jackson come from different political backgrounds and have different public service roles, but they are in agreement on this: The city of Jackson and Madison County have […]

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Another Democrat Falls. Republicans Still Won’t Listen.

Another Democrat Falls. Republicans Still Won’t Listen.

on December 8, 2014, 8:48 AM / in Opinion

By: Erick Erickson   /   RedState The Republicans now have their largest majorities in Congress since World War II. Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) 4% has been defeated in a runoff in Louisiana. Former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards went down to defeat too. Republicans will have a solid majority in both houses of congress in January. They will have that majority because […]

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Bill Whittle: Obama’s Black Skin Privilege

on December 8, 2014, 8:43 AM / in Opinion

TRANSCRIPT: Well, Barack Obama has proclaimed amnesty for millions of illegal aliens. Conservative pundits have called this act illegal, saying the President does not have the power to unilaterally circumvent Congress on any issue, let alone one of this magnitude. Senators and Representatives have called his act illegal. Saturday Night Live called it illegal, Jon Stewart on The Daily Show […]

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This week: Lawmakers aim to pass big bills, leave town

This week: Lawmakers aim to pass big bills, leave town

on December 8, 2014, 8:32 AM / in National News

By Cristina Marcos   /  The Hill It’s crunch time as Congress has only a few days to avoid a government shutdown. Leaders in both parties hope to adjourn for the year by Thursday, which is the same day the current government funding bill expires. The House Appropriations Committee plans to release the “cromnibus” spending bill on Monday, which would fund […]

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10 things you need to know today about yesterday December 8th 2014 edition

10 things you need to know today about yesterday December 8th 2014 edition

on December 8, 2014, 8:29 AM / in National News

1 .The U.S. officially ends Afghanistan combat mission The U.S. and NATO formally ended their combat mission in Afghanistan on Monday, with a ceremonial lowering of the flag at NATO’s International Security Assistance Force Joint Command. It has been 13 years since the invasion to topple the Taliban and rout al Qaeda after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The […]

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When liberals become totalitarians and Republicans become toadies

When liberals become totalitarians and Republicans become toadies

on December 8, 2014, 8:21 AM / in Opinion

To paraphrase the sage of Oklahoma, Will Rogers, liberals used to be people who did good with their own money. To paraphrase former British Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, liberals learned that, by doing so, they would quickly run out of their own money. Whereas, through government, they could satisfy either their altruism or their guilt and do good on a […]

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Obama’s Immigration Actions Do Have Limits

on December 8, 2014, 8:17 AM / in National News

Wochit As broadly as President Barack Obama may push the limits of his authority to shield from deportation millions of immigrants illegally in the United States, the fate of millions more will still be left unresolved.Obama is preparing to flex his executive powers Thursday, using an 8 p.m. EST address to announce that he is sidestepping Congress and ordering his […]

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Nashville immigration evolution spurs Obama visit

Nashville immigration evolution spurs Obama visit

on December 8, 2014, 8:12 AM / in State News

Joey Garrison  /  The Tennessean Six years ago, Nashvillians appeared on the brink of passing a divisive measure to make English the only language used in official Metro government business. Instead voters – surprising many at the time – went to the polls and decisively rejected what had become known as the “English-only” referendum. Now, after avoiding a potential black-eye […]

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There Were Only 300 Muslims in This Entire Country Before the U.S. Sent Down Six More — From Guantanamo

There Were Only 300 Muslims in This Entire Country Before the U.S. Sent Down Six More — From Guantanamo

on December 7, 2014, 7:59 AM / in International News, National News

MIAMI (TheBlaze/AP) — Six prisoners from Guantanamo Bay have been transferred to Uruguay, the U.S. government said Sunday, announcing a resettlement deal that had been delayed for months by security concerns in the Pentagon and political considerations in the South American country. The six are the first prisoners transferred to South America from the U.S. base in Cuba, part of a […]

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Rand Paul: Ophthalmologist turned US Constitution guardian

Rand Paul: Ophthalmologist turned US Constitution guardian

on December 7, 2014, 7:26 AM / in National News

By Ivan Couronne Washington (AFP) – Instead of an American flag, Rand Paul wears a red penny in his lapel, symbolizing the core of the politician’s philosophy: no more runaway debt, and relentless submission to the US Constitution. “We say they’ve taken all our money,” Paul said in 2010 shortly after his stunning Senate election. “We don’t have one red […]

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