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The End Is Nigh for an American Retail Legend

The End Is Nigh for an American Retail Legend

on March 23, 2017, 7:00 AM / in National News, Opinion

BY RICK MORAN  /  PJ Media Sears Holdings, the parent company of Sears and Kmart, announced in its annual report that “substantial doubt exists related to the company’s ability to continue as a going concern.” The long, slow death of a retail legend appears to be inevitable. The death of Sears, while not imminent, brings to a close a significant chapter […]

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More Feinstein insanity: Isn’t Roe v. Wade a ‘super-precedent,’ Judge Gorsuch?

on March 23, 2017, 6:52 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Dan Calabrese  /   Canada Free Press I sometimes get frustrated with conservatives who treat Supreme Court nominations as if they are nothing more than a means to stop abortions – not that this isn’t important, but you’d think the federal courts do nothing that matters aside from deciding whether Roe v. Wade will stand or fall. But let’s […]

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Gorsuch Overturned By SCOTUS In The Middle Of His Hearing

Gorsuch Overturned By SCOTUS In The Middle Of His Hearing

on March 23, 2017, 6:41 AM / in National News

By KEVIN DALEY  /  The Daily Caller Senate Democrats put Judge Neil Gorsuch on the defensive during his third appearance before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary Wednesday, grilling him over one of his holdings that was reversed by the Supreme Court and for his alleged ties to “dark money.” The exchanges marked the first time Democratic attacks on the judge […]

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Why Are These Conservatives Waving The White Flag On ObamaCare?

Why Are These Conservatives Waving The White Flag On ObamaCare?

on March 23, 2017, 6:18 AM / in National News, Opinion

If the Republican’s ObamaCare replacement plan ends up looking an awful lot like ObamaCare, here’s one reason why: Prominent conservatives have already conceded defeat. Investor’s Business Daily In his latest column, Charles Krauthammer declared that “For all its catastrophic flaws, ObamaCare changed expectations. Does any Republican propose returning to a time when you can be denied health insurance because of […]

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California lawmakers want to block police from helping federal drug agents take action against marijuana license holders

California lawmakers want to block police from helping federal drug agents take action against marijuana license holders

on March 23, 2017, 6:10 AM / in National News, State News

By Patrick McGreevy  /  LA Times With federal authorities hinting at a possible crackdown on state-licensed marijuana dealers, a group of California lawmakers wants to block local police and sheriff’s departments from assisting such investigations and arrests unless compelled by a court order. A bill by six Democratic legislators has drawn strenuous objections from local law enforcement officials, who say it […]

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A Hard Nut to Crack

A Hard Nut to Crack

on March 23, 2017, 6:00 AM / in National News

An Oregon woman is suing a bottled water company, claiming its coconut water contained no coconut. Vicky Silva has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Oregon against Unique Beverage Co. LLC, the makers of Cascade Ice waters, seeking to certify the lawsuit as a class action to help get relief for herself and others who she believes were […]

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The Buck Doesn’t Stop Here

The Buck Doesn’t Stop Here

on March 23, 2017, 6:00 AM / in National News, State News

The mayor of a suburban Seattle town is suing the maker of the opioid pain medication OxyContin, claiming the pharmaceutical company knowingly allowed pills to be funneled into the black market, ultimately arriving on the city’s streets. City of Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson is suing Purdue Pharma in federal court for gross negligence and nuisance because, according to Stephanson, Purdue […]

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Chairman Nunes: Intel Community ‘Incidentally Collected Info About U.S. Citizens Involved in Trump Transition’

Chairman Nunes: Intel Community ‘Incidentally Collected Info About U.S. Citizens Involved in Trump Transition’

on March 23, 2017, 6:00 AM / in National News

By Andrew Eicher (CNSNews.com) – House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes (R.-Calif.) said today that the U.S. intelligence community “indicidentally collected” information about people involved in President Donald Trump’s transition team. “I recently confirmed that, on numerous occasions, the Intelligence Community incidentally collected information about U.S. citizens involved in the Trump transition,” said Nunes at a press conference at the Capitol. […]

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Lawsuit Aims to Stop Removal of General Robert E. Lee Statue

Lawsuit Aims to Stop Removal of General Robert E. Lee Statue

on March 22, 2017, 8:44 AM / in National News, Opinion, State News

Written by  Steve Byas When the Charlottesville, Virginia City Council voted 3-2 last month to remove the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee (shown) from downtown Lee Park, they said they expected litigation to challenge their action. That expectation has been met, with multiple parties joining in a civil action to stop the planned removal of the monument. Among […]

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White House backs off stock market boasts as Dow, Nasdaq

on March 22, 2017, 8:40 AM / in National News

The White House on Tuesday backed off of previous attempts to tie the success of the stock market to its economic agenda as stock markets slid. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said it wasn’t fair to judge the Trump administration’s economic policy based on the performance of the stock market. President Trump, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and several White […]

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Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch weathers grilling by Democrats

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch weathers grilling by Democrats

on March 22, 2017, 8:02 AM / in National News

President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, sought to put himself above politics and assert his independence as he faced sharply partisan questioning as his confirmation hearing continued on Tuesday. Democrats grilled Gorsuch on everything from abortion rights to President Trump’s travel ban. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) asked Gorsuch whether a president’s decisions on national security were reviewable by the […]

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Earth has a pedophilia problem: Robert Lipscomb (Memphis) Owes a debt of gratitude to statue of limitations…

Earth has a pedophilia problem: Robert Lipscomb (Memphis) Owes a debt of gratitude to statue of limitations…

on March 22, 2017, 6:29 AM / in Local News, National News, Opinion, State News

From the MidSouth Sentinel (READ Them Every Day) Update: Former Memphis Housing Authority director will not face charges after sex misconduct allegations And as quiet as a mouse…Lipscomb escapes  justice …..thanks to the statute of limitations…. In each case, Lipscomb was accused of sexually assaulting young boys, with the youngest victim being 9 or 10 years old, the documents show. The incidents reportedly happened […]

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Fox News sidelines commentator after wiretapping claim

Fox News sidelines commentator after wiretapping claim

on March 21, 2017, 7:54 AM / in National News

Fox News has pulled former judge Andrew Napolitano off the air over his claim that a British intelligence agency had wiretapped Trump Tower during last year’s election campaign at the request of former President Barack Obama. U.S. intelligence agencies say there is no evidence of such a surveillance effort, and the British government called the claim “ridiculous.” Trump has cited […]

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Gorsuch vows to ‘apply the law,’ not make it

Gorsuch vows to ‘apply the law,’ not make it

on March 21, 2017, 7:47 AM / in National News

Judge Neil Gorsuch vowed Monday not to forget the “modest station we judges are meant to occupy in a democracy” if he is confirmed to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. In his opening statement in his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, the appeals court judge stressed “the importance of an independent judiciary,” saying […]

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Comey confirms Russia investigation in House hearing

on March 21, 2017, 7:46 AM / in International News, National News

FBI Director James Comey confirmed to the House Intelligence Committee on Monday that his agency is investigating whether Russia tried to influence last year’s election, and “whether there was any coordination” between Russia and President Trump’s campaign. Comey declined to provide specifics on whether anyone in particular is suspected of a crime, saying he didn’t want to “wind up smearing […]

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Carson addresses HUD budget cuts, ‘immigrants’ controversy

on March 21, 2017, 6:46 AM / in National News

Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.comIn his first national interview since being confirmed secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Dr. Ben Carson said he anticipated President Trump’s budget cuts and will find ways to ensure people receive the assistance they need. “We have to think seriously about the future of our country, about our children […]

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After James Comey’s testimony, White House stands by wiretapping claim

on March 21, 2017, 6:38 AM / in National News

White House press secretary Sean Spicer said President Trump is not willing to withdraw his accusation that President Obama had him wiretapped, even after FBI Director James Comey said Monday that he has “no information” that supports the claim. Spicer said more information will come after the testimony. On whether or not Trump has complete confidence in Comey, Spicer said, […]

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New Zealand expels U.S. diplomat with black eye after ‘incident’: media

on March 20, 2017, 9:28 AM / in International News, National News

AUCKLAND (Reuters) – New Zealand has expelled an attache at the U.S. Embassy after Washington declined to waive his right to diplomatic immunity after an “incident” which gave him a broken nose and a black eye, media and authorities said. New Zealand police said they responded to the incident near the capital Wellington on March 12 involving an employee of […]

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Northwestern student government endorses ‘viewpoint diversity’

Northwestern student government endorses ‘viewpoint diversity’

on March 20, 2017, 9:06 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Ashe Schow  /  Watchdog.org It’s rare to see anyone on college campuses – especially students – demanding to hear opinions that differ from their own these days. But at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, the student government recently passed a series of resolutions aimed at bolstering “viewpoint and intellectual diversity.” The resolutions were the brainchild of Northwestern senior Lauren Thomas, […]

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All eyes on American Border Patrol

All eyes on American Border Patrol

on March 20, 2017, 8:52 AM / in National News

Glenn Spencer —  Chinese happy, French on the way Sent to us by Jackie… but check them out yourself Yesterday we had yet another successful demonstration of SEIDARM for yet another international TV news organization. A TV crew shooting for Pearl Video of China watched as SEIDARM sent IDENTICOPTER to intercept “suspects” heading north from the Mexican border. They loved […]

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