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Jen Rubin’s Hatred of Jim DeMint Brings Out the Full Stupid

Jen Rubin’s Hatred of Jim DeMint Brings Out the Full Stupid

on May 15, 2013, 6:15 AM / in National News, News

By: Erick Erickson If you ever wondered if the Washington Post bothers fact checking its bloggers, wonder no longer.  They clearly do not. Jen Rubin brings out the full stupid today to try to throw Jim DeMint under the bus. It’s very well established she hates Jim DeMint because he is . . . wait for it . . . […]

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Russian Bombers Perform Simulated “Strikes” on Sweden, U.S.

Russian Bombers Perform Simulated “Strikes” on Sweden, U.S.

on May 15, 2013, 4:47 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Christian Gomez On May 6, Russia received its first shipment of Sukhoi Su-34 twin-seat fighter-bombers (known by NATO as “Fullback”). The Su-34 is the newest generation of fighter-bombers intended to replace the outdated Soviet-era Sukhoi Su-24s. While the modernization of the Russian Air Force may — and rightfully so — raise a few eyebrows of concern, this alone […]

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Abby Johnson: If Gosnell deserves death and hell, tell me, what do I deserve?

Abby Johnson: If Gosnell deserves death and hell, tell me, what do I deserve?

on May 15, 2013, 4:38 AM / in National News, News

by Abby Johnson Note: Abby Johnson is a former director of a Planned Parenthood clinic who converted to the pro-life cause. She has since founded a ministry, And Then There Were None, which is dedicated to helping workers in abortion clinics transition out of the industry.  I am vehemently against the death penalty. Now stay with me…this is not a […]

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Kermit Gosnell will receive life in prison for murder; escapes death penalty

Kermit Gosnell will receive life in prison for murder; escapes death penalty

on May 15, 2013, 4:32 AM / in National News, News

by Ben Johnson PHILADELPHIA, May 14, 2013, (LifeSiteNews.com) – Kermit Gosnell will receive life in prison for killing babies born alive in his West Philadelphia abortion facility. Gosnell avoided the death penalty for two of three counts of first-degree murder by waiving his right to an appeal in exchange for a two consecutive life sentences. Gosnell and his attorney, Jack […]

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MANIPULATING STUDENTS – REWARD AND PUNISHMENT

on May 15, 2013, 4:23 AM / in National News, News

By Lynn M Stuter In his note to me on the Schools for the 21st Century pilot program in Washington State, Peter Holly made it clear that content is excellence in terms of the change agenda, process is the destination, the product, and what learning is about; and emotionality and affectivity are the means by which content and process will […]

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Obama Hailed ‘World Press Freedom Day’ As His DOJ Was Seizing AP Phone Records

on May 15, 2013, 4:21 AM / in National News, News

By Fred Lucas (CNSNews.com) – President Barack Obama issued a statement heralding  World Press Freedom Day in May 2012, at the same time his Department of  Justice was secretly obtaining phone records from Associated Press  reporters and editors. “On this World Press Freedom Day, the United   States honors the role  of a free press in creating sustainable democracies and prosperous  […]

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‘Mad Men’: The Left’s Hidden Persuader

‘Mad Men’: The Left’s Hidden Persuader

on May 15, 2013, 4:18 AM / in National News, News

by EDWARD  CLINE Lest anyone think that I oppose advertising, I wish to correct that  assumption. I can enjoy print and TV advertising when it’s innovative and  attention-getting. A 2012 Bloomberg Businessweek book review of Jane Maas’s Mad Women: The Other Side of Life on Madison  Avenue in the ’60s and Beyond (conforming to a consensus that it was  hastily […]

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Nobody’s Laughing Now: How pervasive is the Obama IRS scandal?

Nobody’s Laughing Now: How pervasive is the Obama IRS scandal?

on May 15, 2013, 4:04 AM / in National News, News

David  Plouffe had an intriguing comment yesterday on the scandal involving  selective  tax-law enforcement against Tea Party groups. The manager of the 2008  Obama campaign who served as a top White House aide until this January,   tweeted: “What IRS did dumb and wrong. Impt to note GOP groups  flourished last  2 elections, overwhelming Ds. And they will use this to  […]

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Minnesota Approves Same-sex Marriage

Minnesota Approves Same-sex Marriage

on May 14, 2013, 9:04 PM / in National News, News

Written by  Warren Mass The state Senate of Minnesota voted 37 to 30 on May 13 to allow same-sex marriages, following earlier passage of the legislation by the state’s House of Representatives on May 9 by a 75-to-59 vote. The legislation changes the definition of marriage in Minnesota from “between a man and a woman” to a civil contract between […]

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The Heretic at Heritage

The Heretic at Heritage

on May 14, 2013, 5:56 AM / in National News, News

  Jason Richwine, the young conservative scholar who co-authored the Heritage Foundation report on the long-term costs of the amnesty bill backed by the “Gang of Eight,” is gone from Heritage. He was purged after The Washington Post unearthed his doctoral dissertation at the JFK School of Government. Richwine’s thesis: IQ tests fairly measure mental ability. The average IQ of […]

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Heritage Foundation analyst who questioned Hispanic intelligence and wrote for nationalist website resigns

Heritage Foundation analyst who questioned Hispanic intelligence and wrote for nationalist website resigns

on May 13, 2013, 8:18 AM / in National News, News

By Chris Moody Jason Richwine, a Heritage Foundation analyst and the co-author of a study that measured the cost of an immigration reform bill, resigned from the conservative public policy organization after news organizations reported he had authored a dissertation asserting that Hispanics had lower IQs than whites and wrote for a website founded by white nationalists. “Jason Richwine let […]

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McCain calls for select committee to investigate Benghazi ‘cover-up’

McCain calls for select committee to investigate Benghazi ‘cover-up’

on May 13, 2013, 8:12 AM / in National News, News

By Dylan Stableford, Yahoo! News | The Ticket Sen. John McCain continued his criticism of the White House’s handling of the Sept. 11 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, calling for a select committee to investigate what he called the Obama administration’s “cover-up.” “Now, what you’ve got to look at this in the context of the times there,” McCain told Martha Raddatz […]

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Benghazi victim Pat Smith on Huckabee on Mother’s Day weekend

on May 13, 2013, 7:29 AM / in National News, News

Yesterday was Mother’s Day and Pat Smith is without her son. Most of you have seen the tough clip of her wishing Hillary a Happy Mother’s day, but the full interview is even tougher. Pat has gotten to the point that she believes the government just doesn’t care, and she says as much. And she’s not just worried about her […]

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Puppy Files: Is the Humane Society All that it is Cracked up to Be

Puppy Files: Is the Humane Society All that it is Cracked up to Be

on May 12, 2013, 8:40 AM / in Local News, National News, News

Years ago, when I really started to develop an interest in politics, I was and still am shocked by the amount of funding that moves through political offices. Not just the federal level, which is massive, but even to the smallest of those part time political offices. Of course, during those early years I pushed for what we called at […]

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Jackie’s News and Comments

Jackie’s News and Comments

on May 12, 2013, 6:58 AM / in National News, News

Immigration reform will cost Americans trillions Former South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint argued on Sunday that implementing immigration reform as proposed by the “Gang of Eight” would “cost Americans trillions of dollars.” “The study you’ll see from Heritage this week presents a staggering cost of another amnesty in our country and the detrimental effects long term that that will have,” […]

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Pencil-packin’ Pupils Suspended From Virginia Elementary School

Pencil-packin’ Pupils Suspended From Virginia Elementary School

on May 12, 2013, 4:41 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Michael Tennant On Wednesday, May 8, seven-year old Christopher Marshall was allowed to return to Driver Elementary School in Suffolk, Virginia, following a two-day suspension. Christopher’s offense: pointing a pencil at a classmate and making “bang bang” noises — behavior the other boy, a friend of his, playfully emulated. Such typical boy behavior, naturally, violated the school’s zero-tolerance […]

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Requiem for a Grand Old Party

Requiem for a Grand Old Party

on May 11, 2013, 8:53 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

  Has the bell begun to toll for the GOP? The question arises while reading an analysis of Census Bureau statistics on the 2012 election by Dan Balz and Ted Mellnik. One sentence in their Washington Post story fairly leaps out: “The total number of white voters actually decreased between 2008 and 2012, the first such drop by any group […]

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Special Report: Alexander on Benghazi

Special Report: Alexander on Benghazi

on May 11, 2013, 8:46 AM / in National News, News

Editor’s Note: In today’s edition, Mark Alexander provides concise analysis on what you need to know about Benghazi. Don’t miss the rest of the Digest after this special report. Amid all the media saturation regarding the 2012 assault in Benghazi, on the anniversary of the 9/11 attack on our own soil in 2001, there are some important developments you need […]

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July 4th Armed March On DC – Why You SHOULD NOT Go

on May 11, 2013, 8:26 AM / in National News, News

Just some thoughts for those who are considering joining in on that 4th of July March…. Original Post by Tim Brown For weeks we’ve been hearing about an armed march on the Capitol of the  United States. Washington, D.C. is supposed to be the target of a “peaceful”  protest with people marching with their loaded firearms. While I agree with the  […]

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Florida high school teacher loses her job for modeling swimsuits to earn extra income

Florida high school teacher loses her job for modeling swimsuits to earn extra income

on May 11, 2013, 8:13 AM / in National News, News

Editor’s Note: Obviously this lady is smart and knew what could and did happen was a possibility. She also knew the income she was bringing in was 5 times the income that she made as an educator in a high school. She also has a plan to teach at higher levels…… morally correct… probably not….. financially correct…. yes…. is she committed […]

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