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Is Secession’s Time Coming Again?

Is Secession’s Time Coming Again?

on October 19, 2013, 8:23 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

This column is archived here. Pat Buchanan recently wrote an intriguing column titled, “Is Red State America Seceding?” His column clearly reveals that an independence/secession movement is spreading globally. Pat rightly observes that in just the last few years some 25 nations have broken free of mother countries and formed their own independent states. And, no, most of these separations […]

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The ‘We Can’t Win’ Wimps Caucus

The ‘We Can’t Win’ Wimps Caucus

on October 19, 2013, 8:21 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

“We told you you would lose!” wail the Beltway bundlers of the Republican establishment. “We told you you would lose!” moan neoconservative columnists from their privileged perches on the op-ed pages of the Beltway press. “Look at what Ted Cruz and this Tea Party people did to us,” wails the GOP establishment. “Look what has happened to our brand.” And […]

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IN THE LONG RUN, ONLY SOME OF US ARE DEAD

IN THE LONG RUN, ONLY SOME OF US ARE DEAD

on October 19, 2013, 7:56 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Posted  by akasidney Original Post Economist John Maynard Keynes once famously quipped about the necessity of short  term government stimulus because, “In the long run, we’re all dead”.  Well,  in the long run, only some of us are dead.  The remaining are left to deal  with the disastrous effects of ill conceived government policies. Recent events have provoked  not a […]

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Ten Biggest Lies of the Showdown

Ten Biggest Lies of the Showdown

on October 19, 2013, 7:54 AM / in National News, News

By Mark Davis Original Post There is plenty of angst to go around as conservatives lament the surrenders that led to the most recent meaningless “deal” crafted between Democrats and their willing Republican accomplices. But as we move forward amid a web of strategic arguments over how to proceed, it is important to close this month’s chapter with some clarity […]

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News Shorts

News Shorts

on October 19, 2013, 7:51 AM / in National News, News

‘Devastating’: Kansas Supreme Court suspends law license of pro-life former attorney general Former Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline, a pro-life Republican who used his post to prosecute the abortion industry, will appeal a decision from the Kansas Supreme Court today indefinitely suspending his law license, his attorney said today. In a lengthy 154-page decision, the Court upheld six of 11 ethics […]

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Congress sets sights, again, on sequestration

Congress sets sights, again, on sequestration

on October 18, 2013, 4:06 PM / in National News, News

By Carlo Muñoz As Congress continues to get back to business in the aftermath of the bitter shutdown battle on Capitol Hill, House Armed Services Committee members are setting their sights back on sequestration. The armed services’ top budget and acquisition officials will appear before the committee Wednesday to discuss the massive, across-the-board cuts facing the Pentagon under sequestration. Specifically, […]

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Snowden says he took no secret files to Russia

Snowden says he took no secret files to Russia

on October 18, 2013, 5:52 AM / in National News, News

By James Risen, New York Times WASHINGTON — Edward J. Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor, said in an extensive interview this month that he did not take any secret N.S.A. documents with him to Russia when he fled there in June, assuring that Russian intelligence officials could not get access to them. Mr. Snowden said he gave all of the classified documents he […]

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Village Academic Curriculum: NCLB Deadlines Loom

Village Academic Curriculum: NCLB Deadlines Loom

on October 17, 2013, 12:16 PM / in National News, News

Twelve years ago, No Child Left Behind set out to ensure that by 2014, all students would reach proficient levels on state tests. With the big deadline just around the corner, eight states are far from ready, with up to 74% of schools in these states missing the mark. Not that the other 42 states and DC are prepared — […]

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Supreme Court to Consider EPA Regulations

Supreme Court to Consider EPA Regulations

on October 17, 2013, 11:00 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

The Obama administration has been zealously waging its “war on coal” through EPA regulations on carbon emissions that will both endanger plans for new coal plants and effectively shutter existing ones because the plants can’t meet emissions standards. In June 2012, a three-judge panel of a federal appeals court in Washington, DC, upheld every contention the administration made to defend […]

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Debt and Destruction

Debt and Destruction

on October 17, 2013, 10:15 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Andrew P. Napolitano From April 1917 to November 1919, when Woodrow Wilson borrowed $30 billion to fight World War I, he was able to do so because of the promise he made to lenders that the commitment to repay them would be backed by the full faith and credit of the United States government. At the time, the government’s […]

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Chase Bank Initiates Capital Controls, Limits Cash Withdrawals & Bans International Bank Wires!

Chase Bank Initiates Capital Controls, Limits Cash Withdrawals & Bans International Bank Wires!

on October 17, 2013, 10:10 AM / in National News, News

It appears that any small American business not already shut down by Obamacare regulations will be helped along by the banksters. In an apparent effort to front-run official government capital controls, JP Morgan Chase has issued letters to ALL Business account holders notifying them that as of Nov 17th, the bank will limit all cash transactions (including deposits, withdrawals, and […]

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On the Ranch….

on October 17, 2013, 9:55 AM / in National News, News

Editor’s Note: Jackie is the hardest working net reporter that I have every had the pleasure to meet….. She resides in North Central Texas. Lots of things going on here so I will do a quick update on Ebony and the chickens – deer – and a small bit of water holding in the pond. The pond went dry Sept. […]

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Strategic Blunders Cost GOP

Strategic Blunders Cost GOP

on October 17, 2013, 9:06 AM / in National News, News

The Republican strategy is a mess — so much so that Tuesday night the House GOP abandoned its proposal to fund the government through Dec. 15 and raise the debt ceiling through Feb. 7 in exchange for stripping the medical device tax from ObamaCare and forcing members of Congress and their staffers to live with the law. Speaker John Boehner’s […]

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RANGERS VS. THE WALKER BRIGADE

RANGERS VS. THE WALKER BRIGADE

on October 17, 2013, 8:52 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Wesley Pruden Original Post The commander in chief and Harry Reid, his faithful dog robber in the U.S. Senate, have assigned the rangers of the National Park Service the most dangerous mission of the government shutdown. They’re already up for medals. Barack Obama will invite them to the Rose Garden any day now, or if not the Rose Garden, […]

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Devvy – Did you give your consent for this? Is anyone outraged?

on October 17, 2013, 8:21 AM / in National News, News

As  I  stated  to  a WGEN  reader  earlier  this  evening: They are each playing the parts they have been hired to play out –  none of this is a surprise except to those who refuse to believe that it is all just THEATRICS!  Some get starring roles and the others get supporting roles.  If they play their assigned roles the *politically […]

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Methinks The Tea-Party Just Went Back On The Warpath

Methinks The Tea-Party Just Went Back On The Warpath

on October 16, 2013, 10:24 PM / in National News, News

By: Repair_Man_Jack Why Peter King, and John McCain Are Really So Angry Back On The Warpath Here’s the unspoken narrative of the entire recent adventure in Game Theory that was the soon-to-be-terminated government shutdown.  The Tea Party is Ba-aaaack! Oh, RMJ, you kwazy Wingnut!  How can you speak such blasphemy?  The GOP got crushed.  Emperor Barack I and his own […]

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Congress votes to avoid US default; bill goes to Obama

Congress votes to avoid US default; bill goes to Obama

on October 16, 2013, 10:21 PM / in National News, News

By David Espo of Associated Press Passage of the bill late Wednesday in the House and Senate ended a Washington-created crisis that closed much of government for 16 days. WASHINGTON — Up against a deadline, Congress passed and sent a waiting President Barack Obama legislation late Wednesday night to avoid a threatened national default and end the 16-day partial government shutdown, […]

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Boehner to allow House vote on emerging Senate debt-ceiling deal

Boehner to allow House vote on emerging Senate debt-ceiling deal

on October 16, 2013, 11:11 AM / in National News, News

Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has agreed to allow a vote in the House on the  emerging Senate debt-ceiling deal, according to a Senate source. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Minority Leader Mitch  McConnell (R-Ky.) were racing Wednesday to put the finishing touches on the deal  ahead of Thursday’s deadline for raising the $16.7 trillion debt limit. The draft […]

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Is the Government Shutdown Bush’s Fault?

on October 16, 2013, 11:08 AM / in National News, News

MRCTV’s Dan Joseph had a question on his mind that he couldn’t shake: who bears the brunt of the blame for the government shutdown? Who really is responsible for the mess we’re in right now?  Is it President Obama or former President George W. Bush?  He decided to take these questions to the heart of our misery: Washington D.C. Despite the […]

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America’s newest hero, Capt. William Swenson: Not much for helmets–or caution

America’s newest hero, Capt. William Swenson: Not much for helmets–or caution

on October 16, 2013, 11:03 AM / in National News, News

Remarks at Medal of Honor Ceremony for Capt. William  Swenson THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everybody. Please have a seat. On  behalf of Michelle and myself, welcome to the White House. Last month, the United States Army released a remarkable piece of video. It’s  from the combat helmet cameras of a Medevac helicopter crew in  Afghanistan. And it’s shaky and it’s grainy, but it […]

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