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The Fate of A Pagan Nation

on March 24, 2013, 7:24 AM / in National News, News, Opinion, Religion

Wow! The subject titled article was sent to me by a dear friend, and is 100% true. Wish I’d written it, but am glad someone did, because these things need to be said. It won’t make you feel good; please read it anyway. The bright side for those of us who are called by His Name and according to His […]

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Owyhee County sheriff fears new militia group may cause confusion

on March 23, 2013, 10:25 AM / in National News, News

Givens-area man says a new militia will help law enforcement officials. By ANDREA SCOTT ­ THE OWYHEE AVALANCHE Owyhee County Sheriff Perry Grant warns that a security group calling itself The United State of Idaho is forming in the county and may be misleading the public on its role as enforcement officers. “There is a constitutionalist or sovereign citizen-type group […]

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“Why the left needs the “religious right.”

on March 23, 2013, 4:07 AM / in National News, News

Original Post  By JAMES TARANTO Utah Republicans’ decision to oust former senator-for-life Bob Bennett wasn’t the only interesting thing to happen at a party convention over the in May of 2011. The Associated Press reported from Portland, Maine, that the Republican Party in that state adopted a completely new platform over the weekend. The action was spurred by the delegates […]

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The Misguided Push to Tax the Internet

The Misguided Push to Tax the Internet

on March 22, 2013, 8:57 AM / in National News, News, State News

    This week sponsors of the Marketplace Fairness Act, Sens. Mike Enzi and Dick Durbin, are introducing an amendment intended as a proxy vote for the expansion of states’ ability to charge sales taxes on out-of-state retailers regardless of whether the retailer had a physical presence in the state. New legislation that would significantly change how customers of online […]

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“Reining In the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau”

“Reining In the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau”

on March 22, 2013, 8:26 AM / in National News, News

By Paul Moreno Congress cannot delegate its legislative powers to others, including the CFPB. Elizabeth Warren was slated to be the first head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Senate Republicans stopped her confirmation, so now she is leading the charge to confirm Richard Cordray to that office. But nobody should be the head of this monstrous Dodd-Frankenstein by-product. The […]

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Cyprus Openly Defies the EU

Cyprus Openly Defies the EU

on March 22, 2013, 8:10 AM / in National News, News

Written by Charles Scaliger Four days into the worst crisis to hit the island nation since the 1974 invasion by Turkey, Cyprus’ lawmakers did the unthinkable and the unprecedented Tuesday: In voting unanimously to reject the levy on bank savings mandated by EU authorities in Brussels to pay for a bailout, Cyprus has become the first country to openly defy […]

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Florida Update: Concealed Carry Permits Up, Violent Crime Down

Florida Update: Concealed Carry Permits Up, Violent Crime Down

on March 22, 2013, 8:05 AM / in National News, News

  The recent report from ABC News that in Florida, where there are more concealed weapons permits than anywhere else in the country, violent crime has dropped to the lowest point in history, delighted Sean Caranna, executive director of Florida Carry, Inc. “We’re happy to have facts and statistics put into these debates, because every time they do, we win,” […]

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Gunman Legally Dead After Chase, Shooting Sheriff’s Deputy

Gunman Legally Dead After Chase, Shooting Sheriff’s Deputy

on March 22, 2013, 7:54 AM / in National News, News

  Identity of gunman not yet known; Colorado-connection explored By Frank Heinz Original Article The scene of the crash following the chase in Wise County Thursday. A man who led North Texas police officers on a wild chase Thursday is legally dead after shooting one sheriff’s deputy and taking multiple shots at other officers, police say. According to Wise County […]

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Why Should Taxpayers Give Big Banks $83 Billion a Year?

Why Should Taxpayers Give Big Banks $83 Billion a Year?

on March 22, 2013, 7:47 AM / in National News, News

On television, in interviews and in meetings with investors, executives of the biggest U.S. banks –notably JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chief Executive Jamie Dimon — make the case that size is a competitive advantage. It helps them lower costs and vie for customers on an international scale. Limiting it, they warn, would impair profitability and weaken the country’s position in […]

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Democrats Pressure Washington Redskins to Change Name

Democrats Pressure Washington Redskins to Change Name

on March 22, 2013, 7:45 AM / in Football, National News, News, Sports

A group of House Democrats on Wednesday introduced a bill that would prevent  the term “Redskins” from being trademarked, a move intended to put pressure on  the Washington football club to change its name. The Non-Disparagement of American Indians in Trademark Registrations Act of  2013 is co-sponsored by Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.), and comes days  after a federal trademark […]

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Eastern Michigan University sued for refusing to equally fund pro-life students

Eastern Michigan University sued for refusing to equally fund pro-life students

on March 22, 2013, 6:19 AM / in National News, News

by Kirsten Andersen YPSILANTI, MI, March 21, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) has filed a lawsuit in federal court on behalf of Eastern Michigan University’s chapter of Students for Life, who were denied funding by the student government for their Genocide Awareness Project display. The lawsuit argues the school should have given the group approximately $5,000 in […]

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Franklin Graham On The Wrong Side Of The Bible And History

Franklin Graham On The Wrong Side Of The Bible And History

on March 22, 2013, 6:10 AM / in National News, News

This column is archived here. According to TIME magazine, “Rev. Franklin Graham and other leading evangelical figures are publicly backing efforts to require background checks for all gun purchases, providing a shot in the arm to stalled congressional efforts to enact elements of President Barack Obama’s gun control plan. “Graham, the son of evangelist Billy Graham and the president of […]

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Winners cheat, nobody should lose, and the State will make everything fair

on March 22, 2013, 6:07 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: John Hayward  Forward-thinking principle David Fabrizio of Ipswich Middle School finds himself in hot water for taking the “progressive” ethos to its absurd extremes: he canceled Honors Night because it makes the kids who didn’t earn honors feel bad. “The Honors Night, which can be a great sense of pride for the recipients’ families, can also be devastating to […]

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Senate Republicans Willfully and Knowingly Lie to Their Constituents

on March 22, 2013, 6:04 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: Erick Erickson Last night, having noted the list of Republicans in the Senate who voted to fund Obamacare in yesterday’s Morning Briefing, I went through a series of emails from readers. Readers from Texas, Kentucky, Utah, South Dakota, and Georgia all had the same story.  They’d called the offices of Senators Chambliss, Cornyn, Hatch, Thune, McConnell, and Isakson to […]

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Jeff Sessions: GOP Must Make the Moral Case for Conservatism

on March 22, 2013, 5:58 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Editor’s note: Below is the video of Senator Jeff Sessions’ keynote speech at the David Horowitz Freedom Center’s 2013 West Coast Retreat. The event was held February 22nd-24th at the Terranea Resort in Palos Verdes, California. A transcript of the lecture follows. Senator Jeff Sessions from DHFC on Vimeo. Jeff Sessions: David, and the Freedom Center, we thank you so […]

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Will Obama’s Exchanges Falter?

Will Obama’s Exchanges Falter?

on March 22, 2013, 4:11 AM / in National News, News

By Twila Brase RN, PHN President, CCHF The feds still claim that everything is going smoothly with the “Federal Exchange” (for which they have no funding) and that there will be “marketplaces” offering coverage “in all 50 states.” However, last week at a national health insurance exchange (HIX) conference in Washington, D.C., federal officials said they’re working on contingency plans. […]

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What will families and marriage look like?

What will families and marriage look like?

on March 21, 2013, 7:57 AM / in National News, News

Fatherless: Demographic Winter John Stonestreet interviews Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse and Dr. James Dobson about the impending consequences of a world which is not having enough children. For years, psychologist and Focus on the Family founder Dr. James Dobson has written about parenting and family from a biblical perspective, and until now you’d find his books exclusively on the non-fiction […]

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Mind Changing on Missile Defense

Mind Changing on Missile Defense

on March 21, 2013, 7:38 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

“The administration beefs up our Alaskan-based interceptors it once downgraded in response to North Korea’s threat, while ending the final phase of the Europe-based defense against Iran it once supported. … We are reminded that if President Obama hadn’t scuttled President Bush’s plans, these added interceptors would already be in their silos. … The failure to dissuade Pyongyang from advancing […]

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Letter to Rand Paul regarding “Path to Citizenship”, from Tony Dolz

on March 21, 2013, 7:12 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Sen. Rand Paul Potential Presidential Candidate 2016 208 Russell Senate Office Building Washington DC, 20510 Phone: 202-224-4343 RE:  Hispanic Immigrant Speaks from His Heart and Appeals to your Sense of Morality and Fairness.  I would like you to consider me as an adviser on border security and immigration matters. Dear Sen. Rand Paul, Thank you for schooling the Senate for […]

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No More Asking for Permission To Speak

No More Asking for Permission To Speak

on March 21, 2013, 7:05 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

by Andrew P. Napolitano In 1798, when John Adams was president of the United States, the feds enacted four pieces of legislation called the Alien and Sedition Acts. One of these laws made it a federal crime to publish any false, scandalous or malicious writing – even if true – about the president or the federal government, notwithstanding the guarantee […]

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