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Does APHIS have authority to enact this rule?

Does APHIS have authority to enact this rule?

on October 31, 2013, 6:15 AM / in National News, News

This piece was primarily written by SAOVA so that it could be included with letters to Congress. You can find the link on the SAOVA web site if you’d like to include it with your own letter: http://www.saova.org/APHIS_authority.html APHIS issued the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking May 16, 2012. The final rule was published in the federal register September 18, 2013 […]

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Notes from Around the Block

Notes from Around the Block

on October 30, 2013, 8:36 AM / in National News, News

President Obama will nominate Rhea S. Suh to be the Interior Department’s assistant secretary for fish and wildlife and parks, Interior announced Tuesday evening. If confirmed by the Senate, she would “oversee and coordinate policy decisions” for the National Park Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior said. Suh has been Interior’s assistant secretary for policy, management and […]

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Speaking truth to Obama’s lies

Speaking truth to Obama’s lies

on October 30, 2013, 8:15 AM / in National News, News

Jackie’s Note: It’s about time some of these no-so-bright-bulbs got a dose of reality! From Sharon Daniel To: Lynn Stuter Thank you for contacting the Office of the Insurance Commissioner.  Commissioner Kreidler has asked me to respond on his behalf. I understand your frustration. Under the health reform law, each health plan has to cover the ten essential health benefits, […]

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Senate Judiciary Committee to Vote on Anti-Gun Judge for Nation’s Second-Highest Court

Senate Judiciary Committee to Vote on Anti-Gun Judge for Nation’s Second-Highest Court

on October 30, 2013, 8:03 AM / in National News, News

Senate Judiciary Committee to Vote on Anti-Gun Judge for Nation’s Second-Highest Court Ask your Senator to oppose the gun-hating nominee, Robert Wilkins The Senate Judiciary Committee will soon begin the first step in taking anti-gun judges and “court-packing” them into what is widely regarded as the nation’s second-most-important court — the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. And, unlike anti-gun judges […]

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ASA Ohio Expresses Opposition to PartsTrader in Letter to State Farm CEO

ASA Ohio Expresses Opposition to PartsTrader in Letter to State Farm CEO

on October 30, 2013, 8:01 AM / in National News, News

Editor’s Note: Single source system… look familiar! The Automotive Service Association of Ohio (ASA Ohio) has sent a letter to State Farm CEO Ed Rust Jr. expressing the association’s opposition against any insurer-mandated parts ordering system. In the letter, ASA Ohio President Joe Sanfillipo III explains the association’s concerns surrounding State Farm’s new policy, which requires all collision repair shops […]

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Colorado 7th Graders, Parents, Required To Take “Righty/Lefty” Survey

Colorado 7th Graders, Parents, Required To Take “Righty/Lefty” Survey

on October 30, 2013, 6:45 AM / in National News, News

This article comes to us via StandUpfortheTruth.com website. Today we received an email from one of our Stand Up For The Truth listeners about a very disturbing assignment given in the Aurora Public School District in Colorado: “Attached is an assignment given to my 12-year-old great-nephew in his 7th grade social studies class. It is an outrage, and I’m so […]

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Man Accidentally Tries to Rob Bank Thanks to Concern over Concealed Carry Holder

Man Accidentally Tries to Rob Bank Thanks to Concern over Concealed Carry Holder

on October 30, 2013, 6:02 AM / in National News, News

By Nick Leghorn   Original Post Kudos to Sipsey Street Irregular’s for the heads up. It’s a Saturday afternoon in Connecticut and you’re out running errands when you decide to pop into the bank. You walk in and notice that there’s a guy with a gun hanging around the place. Being in Connecticut, you’ve been conditioned to see “gun” and think […]

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Montana Collision Repairers Support SCRS Position on Insurer Mandates

Montana Collision Repairers Support SCRS Position on Insurer Mandates

on October 29, 2013, 12:49 PM / in National News, News

Original Post The Montana Collision Repair Specialists (MCRS) has announced that it is in full support and agreement with the Society of Collision Repair Specialists’ (SCRS) position statement on insurer mandates. “We do not believe these programs enhance the interest of the consumer or the small businesses serving them,” read a statement by MCRS. “We support free enterprise and believe […]

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Indiana Auto Body Association Organizes Petition Against Insurer-Mandated Parts Programs

Indiana Auto Body Association Organizes Petition Against Insurer-Mandated Parts Programs

on October 29, 2013, 12:47 PM / in National News, News

Editor’s Note: It appears that insurance companies are positioning themselves in the market place somewhat like the godfathers of old, our parts or nothing… a little different than “swimmin with the fishes” but the result is the same. Original Post The Indiana Auto Body Association (IABA) has organized a petition to stop insurer-mandated parts procurement programs and is urging collision […]

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Metro pulled out his flowers, but guerrilla gardener pops back up in Dupont Circle

Metro pulled out his flowers, but guerrilla gardener pops back up in Dupont Circle

on October 29, 2013, 12:39 PM / in National News, News

View Photo Gallery — Guerrilla gardener returns to Dupont Circle: Seeking “artistic closure,” guerrilla gardener Henry Docter manages to install a large cube filled with comments about his phantom plantings at the Dupont Metro Circle station. By Michelle Boorstein, It was short and dramatic, but on Sunday, the Phantom Planter got his revenge. Early this summer, guerrilla gardener Henry Docter surreptitiously […]

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What would you tell your child?

What would you tell your child?

on October 29, 2013, 10:00 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Next week, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) — a radical bill that seeks to put transgenders in classrooms — is coming before the U.S. Senate.  You did not misread that sentence: ENDA would force schools to keep and hire transgendered teachers in classrooms with children as young as 6 years old. Parents have the sole right to make decisions as […]

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Ex-congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. checks in to famous federal prison in NC

Ex-congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. checks in to famous federal prison in NC

on October 29, 2013, 8:50 AM / in National News, News

By M. Alex Johnson, Staff Writer, NBC News Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., reported to one of the cushiest federal prisons Monday to begin his 2½-year sentence for stealing $750,000 in campaign funds to pay for high-end swag like vacations, furs and even one of Michael Jackson’s hats. Jackson, the son of the Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., a  two-time […]

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COMMON CORE – NEW NAME, OLD AGENDA

COMMON CORE – NEW NAME, OLD AGENDA

on October 29, 2013, 8:23 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

It seems that parents, across the United States, are upset and angry about Common Core. Ummmm, folks, I really have to ask – where you’all been all these years? Systems education is called by lot of different names – Outcome-based Education; Proficiency-Based Education; Performance-Based Education, Competency-Based Education, Standards-Based Education … It’s called “education reform” by your local teachers and administrators […]

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Chasing typhus in Texas

Chasing typhus in Texas

on October 29, 2013, 7:15 AM / in National News, News

More and more headlines have been posted out on the failure of anti-biotics to  stop diseases now hitting here in America.  I have posted out many times on ways to circumvent those Big PHARMA anti-biotics over the years – some have followed up and stopped taking the Big PHARMA chemicals.  Every single prescription handed out by the AMA doctors that […]

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AMERICA THE UGLY

AMERICA THE UGLY

on October 28, 2013, 7:01 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Devvy “Statesmen, my dear Sir, may plan and speculate for Liberty, but it is Religion and Morality alone, which can establish the Principles upon which Freedom can securely stand. The only foundation of a free Constitution is pure Virtue, and if this cannot be inspired into our People in a greater Measure, than they have it now, they may […]

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Master of the Art

Master of the Art

on October 27, 2013, 9:35 AM / in National News, News

Archived Here It was around 50 years ago when I first became aware of Bob Dylan. I was just as mystified by his lyrics and disregard for tradition and accepted musical standards as were the other thousands of people who would listen to a Dylan song and try to glean it’s meaning and Dylan’s intent for using the English language […]

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Obama Stumps for Gun Control While Stockman Bills Would Repeal ‘Gun Free Zones’

Obama Stumps for Gun Control While Stockman Bills Would Repeal ‘Gun Free Zones’

on October 27, 2013, 7:33 AM / in National News, News

Washington, DC –-(Ammoland.com)- President Barack Hussein Obama is picking a  fight with gun owners once again. As reported by The Blaze on Tuesday: One day after a deadly middle  school shooting in Nevada, President Barack Obama “remains committed”  to pushing for stricter gun control laws and will “keep at it,” White  House press secretary Jay Carney said Tuesday. This was the […]

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Casualty catastrophe’ – Cell phones & child brains

on October 27, 2013, 7:31 AM / in National News, News

Thanks to Sue for sending this….. Insurers have stopped covering cell phone manufacturers for public health claims and call them the next casualty catastrophe after cigarettes and asbestos. France is removing WiFi from schools, and other countries are stopping the sale of cell phones to children. In the US, Obama appointed the industry’s chief lobbyist as the head of the […]

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Michelle Obama’s Princeton Classmate is Executive at Company that Built Obamacare Website

Michelle Obama’s Princeton Classmate is Executive at Company that Built Obamacare Website

on October 27, 2013, 7:17 AM / in National News, News

by PATRICK HOWLEY First Lady Michelle Obama’s Princeton classmate is a top executive at  the  company that earned the contract to build the failed Obamacare  website. Toni Townes-Whitley, Princeton class of ’85, is senior vice president at CGI  Federal, which earned the no-bid contract to build the $678 million Obamacare  enrollment website at Healthcare.gov. CGI Federal is the U.S. arm […]

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ObamaCare gives vulnerable incumbent Democrats the jitters

ObamaCare gives vulnerable incumbent Democrats the jitters

on October 27, 2013, 7:15 AM / in National News, News

By Alexander Bolton / The Hill The Affordable Care Act is casting a shadow over Democrats’ chances in Senate  battleground states, putting pressure on vulnerable Senate Democrats to distance  themselves from the law’s clumsy rollout. Five vulnerable Democratic  incumbents who this week called for extending the law’s enrollment period and  delaying penalties for not signing up on time come from […]

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