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Getting Schooled in the Culture of “Extraction”

Getting Schooled in the Culture of “Extraction”

on September 12, 2013, 6:00 AM / in National News, News

By Addison Wiggin On Thursday, July 25, dozens of bankers, hedge fund types and private equity investors gathered in New York to hear about the latest and greatest opportunities to collect a cut of your property taxes. Of course, the promotional material for the Capital Roundtable’s conference on “private equity investing in for-profit education companies” didn’t put it in such […]

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Treaties and the Constitution

Treaties and the Constitution

on September 12, 2013, 6:00 AM / in History, National News, News

by George C. Detweiler Contrary to current internationalist misrepresentations, the Founding Fathers never intended that treaty law supersede the Constitution. Nearly 50 years ago, John Foster Dulles, secretary of state under President Dwight Eisenhower, asserted that “treaty law can override the Constitution. Treaties, for example … can cut across the rights given the people by their constitutional Bill of Rights.” […]

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Tell Congress, “Learn to Say, No”

Tell Congress, “Learn to Say, No”

on September 11, 2013, 8:03 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Congress seems to be in a bit of a pickle. It is now back from recess and ready to tackle the issues. Or is it? First on the list of priorities is the conflict in Syria. The Nobel Peace Prize-winning President Obama is in the midst of working hard to convince world leaders and the American public to go to […]

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False Flag Using USS Enterprise Predicted

False Flag Using USS Enterprise Predicted

on September 11, 2013, 7:53 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Earlier today I recalled having read rumblings a couple of years ago about the possibility of the U.S. using its famous (but old) aircraft carrier the Enterprise in a false flag attack.  If this term isn’t already a part of your vocabulary, it should be.  It refers to the common practice of a country flying the flag of the enemy […]

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Questions and Answers: Retail Pet Store Final Rule

Questions and Answers: Retail Pet Store Final Rule

on September 11, 2013, 7:41 AM / in National News, News

Q. What is the Animal Welfare Act? A. Passed by Congress in 1966, the Animal Welfare  Act (AWA) sets general standards for humane care and treatment that must be provided for certain animals that are bred for commercial sale, exhibited to the public, used in biomedical research, or transported commercially. The AWA does not apply to coldblooded animals or to […]

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Missouri Gun Owners to Gather Sept. 11 at “Override the Veto Rally”

Missouri Gun Owners to Gather Sept. 11 at “Override the Veto Rally”

on September 11, 2013, 7:30 AM / in National News, News

Gun owners and other advocates of the right to keep and bear arms are being summoned to a demonstration to be held September 11 on the steps of the Missouri state capitol in Jefferson City. The gathering is described as a “veto override rally” aimed at encouraging Missouri state legislators to support the state’s Second Amendment Preservation Act. In a […]

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Addison Wiggin, (still) shaking his head at reader comments…

Addison Wiggin, (still) shaking his head at reader comments…

on September 11, 2013, 7:14 AM / in National News, News

“The tone of this article is more than a little disturbing.” charges one reader about yesterday’s episode. “Would it be a stretch for me to summarize it as: ‘A new sector in the military industrial complex is booming – invest in it!’ “To hear a message like this from the Daily Reckoning is eerie. What the hell?” she continues. “Calling […]

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Putin: Syria Chem Arms Handover will Work Only if US Calls off Strike

Putin: Syria Chem Arms Handover will Work Only if US Calls off Strike

on September 11, 2013, 7:01 AM / in National News, News

By Russia Today    RT.com Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Syria’s chemical arms handover will only work if the US and its allies renounce the use of force against Damascus. “Of course, all of this will only mean anything if the United States and other nations supporting it tell us that they’re giving up their plan to use force against […]

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Amid Talk of Syria Deal, Obama May Defy Congress on War

Amid Talk of Syria Deal, Obama May Defy Congress on War

on September 11, 2013, 7:00 AM / in National News, News

After having already falsely claimed to have the authority to launch a war against Syria without congressional approval — let alone a declaration of war, as required by the Constitution — Obama is now brazenly threatening that he may attack whether Congress votes to support it or not. Amid solidifying opposition to the scheme in Congress and among the public, […]

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Obama Administration Removes Ban on Warrantless Surveillance of Americans

Obama Administration Removes Ban on Warrantless Surveillance of Americans

on September 11, 2013, 6:48 AM / in National News, News

President Obama sought and obtained permission from a secret surveillance court to disregard previously enacted restrictions on the domestic, warrantless spying programs of the National Security Agency (NSA), the Washington Post reports. According to sources cited in the story, in 2011, U.S. District Judge John D. Bates, former chief judge of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, issued an order “permitting […]

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In the fashion of a true narcissist!

In the fashion of a true narcissist!

on September 10, 2013, 5:33 PM / in National News, News, Opinion

Today Barack Obama intends to take his case for striking Syria to the American people. Let’s go back, in time, to the lead-up to the invasion of Iraq.  The year was 2002.  Here is Barack Obama (D-IL), speaking at the Federal Plaza in Chicago. Opposed to Dumb, Rash Wars  I don’t oppose all wars. What I am opposed to is […]

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HSUS: USDA cracks down on online puppy mills

on September 10, 2013, 2:55 PM / in National News, News

Some of you may wonder why this does not support HSUS, even locally, anymore. This is one reason…. and there are many more. September 10 , 2013 Humane Action I have a huge victory to share with you! After years of pressure from The HSUS, and hundreds of thousands of emails and support from advocates like you, online puppy mills will […]

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America Says ‘No!’ to a Beltway War

America Says ‘No!’ to a Beltway War

on September 10, 2013, 11:34 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Last week, hell came to the tiny Christian village of Maaloula where they still speak Aramaic, the language of Jesus. “Rebels of the Free Syrian Army launched an assault aided by a suicide bomber from Jabhat al-Nusra,” the al-Qaida-linked Islamic terrorist group, writes the Washington Post. The AP picked up the story: One resident said bearded rebels shouting “God is […]

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Obama’s Pending Attack in Light of 9/11

Obama’s Pending Attack in Light of 9/11

on September 10, 2013, 11:32 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

September 11, 2001, I was annoyed at my wife, Mary. I was about to take a shower, yelling from the bathroom, “Honey, there is no water!” She had forgotten to pay the bill. In the small Florida town where we live, I would have to get dressed and drive two miles to the water company. Then, wait for the leisurely […]

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BE AFRAID; BE VERY AFRAID

on September 10, 2013, 11:27 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Michael Gaddy [mailto:montezumaconstitution@gmail.com] All indications are members of a rogue government, ours, are about to start killing people we don’t know, in our names, in Syria. These killings will be based on so-called “classified intelligence” this rogue government believes we the people are too ignorant to understand. Any nation that goes to war simply on the say so of […]

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USDA Cracks Down on Internet Pet Sales

USDA Cracks Down on Internet Pet Sales

on September 10, 2013, 11:02 AM / in National News, News

By MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press The Agriculture Department is cracking down on dog breeders who sell puppies over the Internet, issuing new regulations that will force them to apply for federal licenses. The rules announced Tuesday would subject dog owners who breed more than four females and sell the puppies online, by mail or over the phone to the […]

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Florida based NBRA initiates effort to impeach

on September 10, 2013, 10:42 AM / in National News, News

The National Black Republican Association (NBRA) based in Sarasota, FL, headed by Chairman Frances Rice, filed Articles of Impeachment against President Barack Obama with the following language: We, black American citizens, in order to free ourselves and our fellow citizens from governmental tyranny, do herewith submit these Articles of Impeachment to Congress for the removal of President Barack H. Obama, […]

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My Thoughts on Immigration

My Thoughts on Immigration

on September 10, 2013, 8:13 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

One of the most troubling aspects of our leaky borders is the claim to U.S. citizenship by children born in America to parents here illegally. The claim arises under language in the 14th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution, which opens with the declaration, “All persons born or naturalized in the United States and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are […]

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Alone – Charlie Daniels

Alone – Charlie Daniels

on September 9, 2013, 7:44 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

David Cameron, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, recently made the statement that he still felt that Assad should be removed from power even though the British Parliament voted against being part of a coalition to deal with the matter. This tells me that the British want to see the situation change in Syria but are not willing to […]

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Eric Holder trumps Miley Cyrus when it comes to obscenity

Eric Holder trumps Miley Cyrus when it comes to obscenity

on September 9, 2013, 7:30 AM / in National News, News

By Larry Sand at EAGNews.org BATON ROUGE, La. – When it comes to obscenity, cheating kids out of a good  education is far worse than a salacious dance act. While  it is a sad spectacle to watch a gawky 20 year-old stick out her tongue and sex  it up in front of millions on national television, the 62 year-old U.S. […]

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