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News Shorts For June 10th 2013

News Shorts For June 10th 2013

on June 10, 2013, 8:03 AM / in National News, News

Edward Snowden: The Whistleblower Behind the NSA Surveillance Revelations  The individual responsible for one of the most significant leaks in US political history is Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old former technical assistant for the CIA and current employee of the defense contractor Booz Allen Hamilton. Snowden has been working at the National Security Agency for the last four years as an […]

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DHS insider: It’s about to get very ugly

DHS insider: It’s about to get very ugly

on June 10, 2013, 6:30 AM / in National News, News

By Doug Hagmann Canada Free Press Editor’s Note: “The penalty good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men” Plato Consider the magnitude of this article and the recent statements by Eric Snowden and you can only conclude that the evils of men have surely outweighed any good intentions that others thought might come […]

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The Climb

The Climb

on June 9, 2013, 1:07 PM / in Local News, National News, News

Adam Baxter has been climbing since May 23rd  and  was supposed to reach the summit of Mt. McKinley some time yesterday.  Adam spoke w/his wife Christine Friday via a satellite phone one of his buddies carried w/him. Contact and pictures are limited because any battery powered device has to be carried close to their body to keep the batteries warm.   Because […]

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North American Lawyer Agreement

North American Lawyer Agreement

on June 9, 2013, 10:07 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Posted  by Joe Wurzelbacher It’s not everyday that I find myself agreeing (in part at least) with an organization founded by Ralph Nader.  But all of us should share a sense of alarm over an otherwise obscure Canadian patent case that raises a clear and present danger to American’s own authority.  In the case, pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly – a […]

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Shoveling manure on the Constitution & the Declaration of Independence

Shoveling manure on the Constitution & the Declaration of Independence

on June 9, 2013, 10:03 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

  THE PARTY OF IRRELEVENCE WILL CAVE AGAIN—S. 744 A nation on the precipice of absolute decadence & tyranny…Fait Accompli.  Our destruction, compliments of the 535 past & sitting, self-serving DC congressional delegations. The Rotting Process of the U.S. Government and all its parties will have reached the maturation point with the passage of S. 744—an amnesty rewards program for […]

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DFW now a ‘command and control’ center for Mexican cartels

on June 9, 2013, 9:55 AM / in National News, News

Every politician who votes to REFORM immigration is GUILTY of aiding and abetting the criminal activity of the ILLEGALS and their DRUG LORDS. They are either doing it due to the $$$ they receive for their assistance in weakening the immigration laws or they are so stupid they couldn’t find their way out of a small paper bag. There is […]

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College Republicans to GOP: Back off Planned Parenthood, contraception, same-sex ‘marriage’

College Republicans to GOP: Back off Planned Parenthood, contraception, same-sex ‘marriage’

on June 9, 2013, 9:44 AM / in National News, News

by Kirsten Andersen WASHINGTON, D.C., June 8, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Republican Party chairman Rience Priebus thanked the College Republican National Committee for releasing a new, 95-page report stating that the Republican Party needs to stop defending traditional values like marriage and defunding Planned Parenthood if it wants to appeal to the youth vote. The report, called “Grand Old Party for […]

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Government To Pulpit: Shut Up

Government To Pulpit: Shut Up

on June 7, 2013, 6:21 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

This column is archived here. The relationship between the throne and the pulpit has always been a tenuous one at best. Since the days of Melchisedec, God intended that the office of priest and king be separate. Old Testament kings learned the hard way not to intrude into the priest’s office. God clearly intended that His prophets be free and […]

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The Latest on the Farm Bill

on June 7, 2013, 6:00 AM / in National News, News

After a conversation with a friend of mine I decided it was time to re-educate myself to the controversial farm bill moving through the House and Senate. Yesterday, the Senate will invoked cloture on the 5-year farm bill, S. 954. The 75-22 roll call easily surpassed the 60-vote threshold needed. The 1150-page Senate bill costs $955 billion over 10 years and creates […]

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Mothers: Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don’t

Mothers: Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don’t

on June 7, 2013, 5:47 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: Breeanne Howe Recently RedState’s own Erick Erickson found himself at the center of a controversy over the implications of a new Pew Research study.  The report stated that mothers are now the primary source of income in 40% of American households.  The trouble for Erickson came when he dared to give his opinion on the findings, saying, “Having mom […]

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Outside Agitators

Outside Agitators

on June 7, 2013, 5:42 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

A Cairo court has convicted 43 men and women of using foreign funds to foment unrest inside Egypt in connection with the overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak. Sixteen of those convicted were Americans. All but one, Robert Becker of the National Democratic Institute, had already departed. Becker fled this week rather than serve two years in an Egyptian prison. And […]

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NSA collecting phone records of millions of Verizon customers daily

NSA collecting phone records of millions of Verizon customers daily

on June 6, 2013, 8:29 AM / in National News, News

Exclusive: Top secret court order requiring Verizon to hand over all call data shows scale of domestic surveillance under Obama Original Post Read the Verizon court order in full here Under the terms of the order, the numbers of both parties on a call are handed over, as is location data and the time and duration of all calls. Photograph: […]

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Failings

Failings

on June 6, 2013, 7:41 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Charlie Daniels Original Post The only thing I have to go on when it comes to business is my own experience of the past 50 plus years, the first 13 or so dealing with booking agencies, transportation, logistics and taking care of payroll myself. Of course I only had 3 or 4 employees and we usually played 2-4 week […]

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‘Liar’ Replaces ‘Leaker’: Donilon to Resign, Rice to Take Over as NSA Advisor

‘Liar’ Replaces ‘Leaker’: Donilon to Resign, Rice to Take Over as NSA Advisor

on June 6, 2013, 7:31 AM / in National News, News

National Security Advisor Tom Donilon, who is widely suspected of being the source of critical leaks from the White House, is resigning and will be replaced by UN Ambassador Susan Rice, who played a key role in misleading the American public about the Benghazi terror attack in Sep. 2012. The NSA post does not require Senate confirmation; Rice withdrew her […]

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Just one big dysfunctional family

Just one big dysfunctional family

on June 6, 2013, 7:26 AM / in National News, News

Lots of Food For Thought in this item on Claire’s Blog Anybody who grew up in a dysfunctional family knows one of the cardinal rules: The person who mentions a problem is the person who caused the problem. Let some low-on-the-family-totem-pole person raise a destructive issue that’s hidden in plain sight and all hell breaks loose. No, the family doesn’t […]

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Thomas Jefferson vs. John McCain

Thomas Jefferson vs. John McCain

on June 6, 2013, 7:11 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

by Laurence M. Vance There is no question that Syria has been ruled by the authoritarian al-Assad family since 1971, that the country’s human rights record is dismal, and that over 40,000 Syrians have been killed in a civil war that has been ongoing for almost two years. The question is what the United States should or shouldn’t do about any […]

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What if Laws Applied to Everyone?

What if Laws Applied to Everyone?

on June 6, 2013, 6:54 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

by Andrew P. Napolitano What if government officials have written laws that apply only to us and not to them? What if we gave them the power to protect our freedoms and our safety and they used that power to trick and trap some of us? What if government officials broke the laws we hired them to enforce? What if […]

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Teen Punished for Stopping a Knife-Wielding Bully From Attacking a Student

on June 6, 2013, 6:41 AM / in National News, News

Briar MacLean made a split-second decision at school last week. Sitting in class in Calgary, he heard some students start to bully another student. Briar told Canada’s National Post that he saw one boy put another boy in a headlock. Then Briar, who attends Sir John A. Macdonald Junior High School, heard the flick of a knife. He wasn’t trying […]

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Bishop tells hostile crowd at gay marriage debate: my secretary was murdered by a gay activist

Bishop tells hostile crowd at gay marriage debate: my secretary was murdered by a gay activist

on June 6, 2013, 4:37 AM / in National News, News

by John-Henry Westen PHOENIX,  (LifeSiteNews.com) – In what is being acknowledged even by liberal Catholics as a courageous move, Springfield, IL Bishop Thomas Paprocki debated dissident nun Sr. Jeannine Gramick on the topic of gay “marriage” before a decidedly gay-friendly crowd on Friday. In a shocking revelation in his opening remarks, the bishop told the crowd that his former secretary […]

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UN Gun Control Treaty Signing Period Opens; U.S. “Looks Forward” to Signing

UN Gun Control Treaty Signing Period Opens; U.S. “Looks Forward” to Signing

on June 6, 2013, 4:23 AM / in National News, News

On Monday, June 3, 67 countries signed the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. It’s been just two months since representatives of the United States of America joined the delegations of 153 other nations in voting to approve the treaty at the General Assembly. By a vote of 154-3 (with 23 abstentions), the UN governing body adopted the treaty, overcoming an […]

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