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Obama plans expanding overtime pay to millions

Obama plans expanding overtime pay to millions

on June 30, 2015, 8:52 AM / in National News

President Obama announced Monday night that his administration is proposing to expand overtime eligibility for up to five million Americans by 2016. Currently, those with salaries over $23,660 are considered managers or professionals exempted from mandatory overtime pay for working more than 40 hours in a week. The rule change would raise the threshold to $50,440. “In this country, a hard […]

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Christie joining Republican presidential field

Christie joining Republican presidential field

on June 30, 2015, 8:46 AM / in National News

Blunt-spoken New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is expected to announce Tuesday that he is running for president. He will be the 14th candidate in a crowded GOP field. Christie turned down calls from supporters to run four years ago, saying, “now is not my time.” As he enters the race, he faces record-low home-state approval as New Jersey’s economic recovery […]

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Green energy projects in Mississippi fail to meet job-creation goals

Green energy projects in Mississippi fail to meet job-creation goals

on June 30, 2015, 8:41 AM / in State News

By Steve Wilson | Mississippi Watchdog Stion, a taxpayer-funded solar panel plant in Mississippi, has failed to meet job-creation goals four years after getting a $75 million loan to build a factory in Hattiesburg. Frank Yang, Stion’s vice president of business development, told Mississippi Watchdog via email the plant employs only 120 workers and is working at half-capacity because of “equipment bottlenecks.” When the […]

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Constitutional Ignorance and Dereliction

Constitutional Ignorance and Dereliction

on June 30, 2015, 8:38 AM / in Opinion

By Walter E. Williams The nation’s demagogues and constitutionally ignorant are using the Charleston, South Carolina, AME church shooting to attack the Second Amendment’s “right of the people to keep and bear Arms.” A couple of years ago, President Barack Obama said, “I have a profound respect for the traditions of hunting that trace back in this country for generations.” […]

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Terrell Owens Has Some Advice for Social Conservatives

Terrell Owens Has Some Advice for Social Conservatives

on June 30, 2015, 8:37 AM / in Opinion

By: Leon H. Wolf  /  RedState Terrell Owens was a mess of a human being – but in his prime, he was one hell of a wide receiver. In his heyday, he was bigger, stronger and faster than anyone who ever tried to cover him. If you attempted to defend T.O. by covering him with one defensive back, you were […]

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U.S. Dept. of Education Celebrates Same-Sex Marriage Decision With Rainbow on Facebook

U.S. Dept. of Education Celebrates Same-Sex Marriage Decision With Rainbow on Facebook

on June 30, 2015, 8:17 AM / in National News, Opinion

(CNSNews.com) – On Friday, just two hours after the U.S. Supreme Court issued its 5-4 ruling giving homosexuals the “right” to marriage, the Department of Education posted an altered image of its logo that included a rainbow – a symbol that has become synonymous with the gay rights movement. The Facebook message says: “U.S. Department of Education changed their profile picture,” […]

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Once more they decide for us….. as if we are stupid

Once more they decide for us….. as if we are stupid

on June 30, 2015, 8:10 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Christianity Today Wants to Arm Wrestle God About Sodomy, But the True Church Opposes Those Who Rebel Against the Creator

Christianity Today Wants to Arm Wrestle God About Sodomy, But the True Church Opposes Those Who Rebel Against the Creator

on June 30, 2015, 8:08 AM / in National News, Opinion

By David Zuniga  /  Freedom Outpost Basing his position on public opinion polls, Ed Stetzer in Christianity Today, attempted to arm-wrestle God and suggested that we all do the same.  In the spirit of Christian love, of course. Oh, I think not, Mr. Stetzer. As Paul asserts *thrice* in Romans 1, sexual perversion is a special case with God.  Nowhere […]

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NBC Ends Business With Donald Trump Over Recent Derogatory Remarks

on June 30, 2015, 7:55 AM / in National News

This means the network will no longer broadcast the Miss Universe and Miss USA pageants, nor will Trump return to the long running reality show “The Celebrity Apprentice.”

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Supreme Court suspends Texas law that would have closed half of its abortion facilities

Supreme Court suspends Texas law that would have closed half of its abortion facilities

on June 30, 2015, 7:49 AM / in News

By Ben Johnson WASHINGTON, D.C., (LifeSiteNews) – About half of the abortion facilities in Texas got a reprieve from the Supreme Court on its last day in session. Justices ruled 5-4 that, right now, the state of Texas may not enforce health protection laws that would have put all but nine of the state’s abortion offices out of business. The court’s […]

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Rachel Dolezal and the NAACP

Rachel Dolezal and the NAACP

on June 30, 2015, 7:46 AM / in National News, Opinion

On June 15, Rachel Dolezal resigned from her job as president of NAACP Spokane. Much has been written about the woman, but scarcely little about two related issues. According to Jonathan Bean, editor of Race and Liberty in America: The Essential Reader, those issues are a little-known work of speculative fiction about race relations, and the national organization that until […]

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Shale Drillers and Water Conservation

Shale Drillers and Water Conservation

on June 30, 2015, 7:42 AM / in National News

Environmental activists have found a new reason to oppose energy companies that develop oil from shale: They claim that shale drillers waste scarce water supplies. However, according to William F. Shughart II, “Shale drillers are among the most conservation-minded companies in our country—precisely because the water they use to free trapped oil and gas from underground geological formations…is becoming expensive.” […]

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Voting-Rights Advocates Get Win at Supreme Court

Voting-Rights Advocates Get Win at Supreme Court

on June 30, 2015, 7:24 AM / in National News

By Simone Pathé  /  Roll Call Monday’s big election law news came from the Supreme Court’s penultimate decision of the term upholding Arizona’s congressional districts. But before handing down its last three decisions, the court made voting-rights advocates happy by deciding not to review a different election case. “Arizona citizens can continue to participate in voter registration drives without worrying about not having proof […]

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SpaceX rocket explodes shortly after launch

on June 29, 2015, 10:11 AM / in National News

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded about two minutes after launching from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Sunday. The spacecraft was carrying 4,000 pounds of supplies, a docking adaptor, and 30 student projects to the International Space Station under a contract with NASA. It was not immediately clear what went wrong. All of the rocket’s engines fired as planned on launch. […]

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Kasich reportedly plans to join crowded GOP presidential field

Kasich reportedly plans to join crowded GOP presidential field

on June 29, 2015, 10:06 AM / in National News

Ohio Gov. John Kasich plans to announce on July 21 that he is joining the crowded field of candidates for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, Politico reported Sunday. Advisers said Kasich, who was reelected in November, “combines establishment appeal with a conservative record.” After a kickoff rally at his alma mater, Ohio State, Kasich will visit Iowa, New Hampshire, South […]

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Texas attorney general says clerks can deny same-sex marriage licenses

Texas attorney general says clerks can deny same-sex marriage licenses

on June 29, 2015, 10:04 AM / in National News

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton told county clerks on Sunday they do not have to comply with the Supreme Court ruling that legalized gay marriage if they have religious objections. Paxton said clerks who refuse to issue licenses to same-sex couples could face lawsuits, but that many lawyers would defend them. Travis County Clerk Dana DeBeauvoir shrugged off Paxton’s opinion and said […]

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Puerto Rico’s governor says its debts are “not payable”

Puerto Rico’s governor says its debts are “not payable”

on June 29, 2015, 10:01 AM / in National News

Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla said Sunday that the U.S. commonwealth’s $72 billion in debt was “not payable.” Garcia Padilla and his top staff met last week and agreed that the island’s creditors would have to make significant concessions to pull the government out of a “death spiral.” Puerto Rico is hoping that its lenders will defer some debt […]

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Supreme Court Upholds Controversial Lethal Injection

on June 29, 2015, 9:50 AM / in National News

Editor’s note: I am surprised as hell over this one…. by Pete Williams and Tracy Connor  /  NBC News Oklahoma and other states can continue to execute death-row prisoners with a three-drug combination that includes a chemical used in several prolonged or botched lethal injections, a divided U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday. Lawyers for death row inmates in Oklahoma had […]

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What you’re not doing!

on June 29, 2015, 9:46 AM / in National News, Opinion

Less than 48 hours after the Supreme Court ruled on gay marriage, liberals are now demanding that churches and religious non-profits be stripped of their tax-exempt status. It’s going to be a while before that happens, but it will happen. Erick Erickson, over at RedState,  has a few thoughts on what comes next — in fact, what is going to […]

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European Banks drop $56 Billion, socialist Greece poised to exit EU

European Banks drop $56 Billion, socialist Greece poised to exit EU

on June 29, 2015, 9:38 AM / in International News

by Joe A. Gilbertson  /  The Post   European banks lost more than 50 billion Euros ($56 billion US) as Greece shut its banks and imposed capital controls to attempt to prevent the collapse of its financial system. Stoxx 600 Banks Index fell 4.4%, its largest dip since November 2011, with all 446 members declining. Greece triggered a sovereign debt […]

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