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Part of Lake Bridgeport nearly dry enough to ‘drive across’

Part of Lake Bridgeport nearly dry enough to ‘drive across’

on August 8, 2013, 6:28 AM / in National News, News

We not only have the HEAT (104 actual temp here yesterday. At 7:00 am this morning it was 80 degrees, expecting 105+ today) but we have the lake (reservoirs) being drained of their water.  Have to feed those amusement parks and fancy fountains in the metroplex ya know. Lake Bridgeport is just a few miles to the West of me… […]

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Playing the Race Card, Again

Playing the Race Card, Again

on August 7, 2013, 9:36 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Posted  by Matt Editor’s note: It is strange that because I may be white and old… I am a racist….. therefore those that say I am must also be. Bloomberg Editorial – “Guns Are for White People” I just finished reading an article on the editorial page over at  Bloomberg.com.  The article was written by a guy named Francis  Wilkinson (face […]

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73 Rules For Running For President As A Republican

73 Rules For Running For President As A Republican

on August 7, 2013, 9:28 AM / in National News, News

Run To Win in 2016 By: Dan McLaughlin We do not yet know who the Republican presidential nominee will be in 2016.  We do not even know for certain who the candidates will be, although several are visibly positioning themselves to run. We all have our own ideas about who should run and what the substance of their platforms should […]

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Whether We Win or Lose on Anti-gun

Whether We Win or Lose on Anti-gun

on August 7, 2013, 8:42 AM / in Announcements, National News, News

Go to GunOwners.org and sign up and become a member of GOA.  It’s cheap and it’s an excellent way to stay informed on the issues with the no-compromise gun group [in] in Washington DC.” — Talk radio host Steve Deace, June 4, 2013 Cowards can find a thousand reasons for not doing what they’re afraid to do. After staging 38 […]

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When Johnny comes marching home again, hurrah, hurrah

When Johnny comes marching home again, hurrah, hurrah

on August 7, 2013, 8:33 AM / in National News, News

by Jon Rappoport @ www.nomorefakenews.com South Carolina Congressman Trey Gowdy (R) on the Benghazi cover-up: “[The administration is] changing names, creating aliases [of CIA agents]…Not letting us talk with people, dispersing them around the country and changing their names.” Well, it wasn’t exactly the war we wanted, but it was a war, and Johnny was there. He was fighting for […]

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Don’t Have a Cow: New York Times Goes Bananas Over Rep Steve King’s Produce And Animal Idioms.

Don’t Have a Cow: New York Times Goes Bananas Over Rep Steve King’s Produce And Animal Idioms.

on August 7, 2013, 8:24 AM / in National News, News

By Washington Watcher Original Post Despite the best laid plans of mice and John Boehner, the GOP Establishment cannot get any credit for trying to quietly sell an Amnesty pig in a border security poke. By standing strong against the Amnesty, Steve King has become the bull in the House Leadership’s china shop.  Not surprisingly, the Sunday New York Times […]

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An Army of Van Jones Clones: Tax $ Creating Legions of Green Youth Activists

An Army of Van Jones Clones: Tax $ Creating Legions of Green Youth Activists

on August 7, 2013, 8:21 AM / in National News, News

Written by  William F. Jasper Van Jones is alive and well, and being cloned in hundreds of federally funded programs around the nation. Jones, the Maoist who was forced to resign as President Obama’s “green jobs czar” when his radical communist activities and statements became an issue, has continued his Green/Red activism through his Rebuild The Dream (RTD) organization. RTD, […]

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Virginia Sees Violent Crime Fall as Gun Sales Rise

Virginia Sees Violent Crime Fall as Gun Sales Rise

on August 7, 2013, 8:12 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Brian Koenig Gun-related crimes are becoming less frequent in Virginia even as firearm sales in the state continue to rise, countering observers’ claims that new gun regulations will reduce homicides, robberies, and other violent crimes. Commenting on the trend, one local criminologist stressed his interest in the findings “given the current rhetoric about strengthening gun laws.” All in […]

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One Last Bumper Sticker for Today

One Last Bumper Sticker for Today

on August 7, 2013, 8:00 AM / in National News, News

I am constantly reminded every time I turn on the TV that there is some new drug out there for the taking that could very possibly make my life better…. ha… if you can take the “Side Effects“. And we, the masses, are gullible enough to believe them or they would stop the ads……

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Funny Photo…..

Funny Photo…..

on August 7, 2013, 7:56 AM / in National News, News

Found on the web  at  Special Thanks to Richard Ward for the send…… As seen on the road:

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Close unlicensed ‘legal back-alley abortion clinic,’ pro-life attorney tells Alabama judge

Close unlicensed ‘legal back-alley abortion clinic,’ pro-life attorney tells Alabama judge

on August 7, 2013, 7:46 AM / in National News, News

BIRMINGHAM, AL, August 6, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A judge has put off until later in the week a decision about whether to close a Birmingham abortion facility with a troubled history that is currently operating without a license. Judge Joseph Boohaker of the Jefferson County Circuit Court said on Monday that he would decide by week’s end whether to finally […]

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Principals: Common Core Tests Don’t Match Up With Standards

Principals: Common Core Tests Don’t Match Up With Standards

on August 7, 2013, 6:00 AM / in National News, News, State News

By Maggie Gallagher The Washington Post has published a letter from a group of New York school principals explaining that in their view the Common Core Assessment Tests were not in fact aligned with the Common Core Standards: In both their technical and task design, these tests do not fully align with the Common Core. If one was to look […]

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Republican Answer to CCS Questions- Stop  Making Noise

Republican Answer to CCS Questions- Stop Making Noise

on August 7, 2013, 6:00 AM / in National News, News

by Karen Schoen Dear Florida Republican Leaders: Like many of you, we have been following the conversation regarding a new education reform initiative soon to arrive in Florida schools; the Common Core State Standards. Unfortunately, there has been a tremendous amount of misinformation about the movement to raise academic standards, especially among our fellow conservatives. As former chairs of the […]

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Peter Coyne, hoping to clear up some reader confusion about coming inflation…

Peter Coyne, hoping to clear up some reader confusion about coming inflation…

on August 6, 2013, 8:10 AM / in National News, News

  Peter Coyne “This is the most claptrap I’ve heard in a long time,” writes one annoyed reader. “You should be embarrassed for publishing this h****s**t.” Recall last week we asked: Where’s inflation? The Fed has had the presses running hot for five years now, but inflation — as the fedheads measure it — is nonexistent. Nevertheless, our reader took […]

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Obama’s Look What I Did to the Economy Tour

Obama’s Look What I Did to the Economy Tour

on August 6, 2013, 8:05 AM / in National News, News

Congress has adjourned for their August recess, which means the Left won’t be mounting their collective assault on Liberty from inside the Beltway but rather out in their home districts and states. They are joined by Barack Hussein Obama, who is continuing his “Look What I Did to the Economy” tour across the nation. He launched that tour in our […]

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“Liberal Lamar” donations exposed!

“Liberal Lamar” donations exposed!

on August 6, 2013, 8:01 AM / in National News, News, State News

There are some disturbing trends inside Senator Lamar Alexander’s recent campaign financial report. The list of who donated to his campaign and what he spent the money on just further demonstrates that he is NOT a man of the People. His report shows that he is an out-of-touch elitist career politician of the worst kind. Let’s get started…. First let’s […]

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Comparisons of Common Core State Standards to Georgia Performance Standards Released

Comparisons of Common Core State Standards to Georgia Performance Standards Released

on August 6, 2013, 7:49 AM / in National News, News, State News

State Senator William Ligon (R-Brunswick) issued a press release this afternoon that accompanied two reports that compared Georgia’s previous standards with the Common Core State Standards. Here is the presser: ATLANTA (August 5, 2013) – Sen. William Ligon (R-Brunswick) released two reports today, one regarding math and the other on English language arts, which compare the Common Core Standards to […]

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Comparisons of Common Core State Standards to Georgia Performance Standards Released

Comparisons of Common Core State Standards to Georgia Performance Standards Released

on August 6, 2013, 7:39 AM / in National News, News, State News

COMMON CORE: A SIXTEEN BILLION DOLLAR SCAM Many legislators, parents, and taxpayers have been given the false impression that Common Core State Standards and the International Baccalaureate programs will reform and improve education. But these two newest educational policies are an extension of the old policies that created weaknesses in the current American educational system. In 1956, that system was […]

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Feds Caught in Lies; Say Will Come Clean. Don’t Bet on It.

Feds Caught in Lies; Say Will Come Clean. Don’t Bet on It.

on August 6, 2013, 7:25 AM / in National News, News

Written by  William F. Jasper In a July 24 Defense Department public affairs briefing, Pentagon spokesman George Little (shown) told DoD public affairs officers that they must increase and intensify their efforts to deal with bad news stories before the independent media and social media websites make them go viral on the Internet. (The DoD press story is here; the actual video […]

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Jobs Reports: U.S. Turning Into a Part-time Worker Economy

Jobs Reports: U.S. Turning Into a Part-time Worker Economy

on August 6, 2013, 7:21 AM / in National News, News

When the two-part employment report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) was issued on Friday, the news was modestly positive: From its business “establishment” data it noted that employment increased by 162,000, a little less than expected but not far from the average of 175,000 new jobs a month that the economy has been generating for the last three months. The […]

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