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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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The Republicans Who Want to Raise Your Taxes (Marketplace Fairness Act)

on March 21, 2013, 6:57 AM / in National News, News

By: Erick Erickson Remember 66 Canal Center Plaza? In November of last year I documented how much of the Romney Campaign’s third party operations were run out of 66 Canal Center Plaza. Suite 555 of Canal Center Plaza houses Black Rock Group, Crossroads Media, WWP Strategies, TargetPoint Consulting, and Americans for Job Security. A number of these groups either directly […]

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Bill Maher’s Tax Hypocrisy

Bill Maher’s Tax Hypocrisy

on March 21, 2013, 6:39 AM / in National News, News

 By Ben Shapiro Last Friday night, Bill Maher spent time on his HBO show blasting away at liberal tax policy. “You know what?” he asked. “Rich people – I’m sure you’d agree with this – actually do pay the freight in this country.” After noting that California’s wealthy carry the vast bulk of the tax burden in the state, he […]

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190% Premium Increases On The Way

on March 21, 2013, 6:33 AM / in National News, News

Editor’s Note: Americans will soon be hit by the largest premium increases ever. A new survey says the young and healthy will see premiums increase 169 percent on average, but some will experience 190% increases – in other words, triple the cost. In short, the young and healthy will be forced to subsidize the old and unhealthy.  The law doesnʼt […]

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Swimming in Dependency

Swimming in Dependency

on March 21, 2013, 6:10 AM / in National News, News

By Twila Brase RN, PHN Original Post Let’s talk about freedom and fish. I recently stopped at a restaurant. Inside was a small pool with white and orange koi fish. As I came close, they stopped swimming and came to the side of the pool and started to beg. Five swishing tails. Five wide-open mouths peering up at me, sucking […]

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Senator Reid Drops Schumer and Feinstein Gun Bills

on March 21, 2013, 5:59 AM / in National News, News

Written by Bob Adelmann In announcing on Monday afternoon that he was dropping Senator Dianne Feinstein’s gun control bill from consideration by the Senate, Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said, “Right now her amendment using the most optimistic numbers has less than 40 votes. That’s not 60. I have to get something on the floor so we can have votes […]

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IT’S ABOUT TO GET REAL UGLY

on March 20, 2013, 4:16 PM / in National News, News

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.–That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.” Declaration of Independence How much of […]

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Baptist University to Offer Sex Reassignment Surgery

Baptist University to Offer Sex Reassignment Surgery

on March 20, 2013, 9:32 AM / in National News, News

< By Jim Denison, Christian Post Columnist Original Post Brown University was founded in 1764 by a group of Baptist  ministers. It has held its commencement services in First Baptist Church of  Providence, Rhode Island (the first Baptist church in America) since 1776. Now  it has become the 37th American college to include “sex reassignment surgeries”  in its student health […]

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