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Beware the gun tax

on April 3, 2013, 6:31 AM / in National News, News

Editor Note: David Addington at the Heritage Foundation reports on a little something-something slipped into the rough beast of gun control laws slouching toward the Senate to be born, courtesy of majority leader Harry Reid. Story by: John Hayward David Addington at the Heritage Foundation reports on a little something-something slipped into the rough beast of gun control laws slouching […]

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ASA Encourages States to Ban Most Favored Nation Clauses

on April 2, 2013, 4:20 PM / in National News, News

The Automotive Service Association (ASA) has announced that it will continue to work with legislators across the country to educate them on the potential harm of Most Favored Nation (MFN) clauses used in many property and casualty direct repair agreements. The announcement comes on the heels of Michigan passing Senate Bill 61 and Senate Bill 62, which prohibit MFN or […]

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ALEC – The Good and the Bad

on April 2, 2013, 7:13 AM / in National News, News

Why There Is Such a Disconnect Between GOP  Legislators and Grassroots Conservatives Have you ever wondered where Arkansas legislators get all those bills they file;  why even conservative legislators propose and often pass all these laws for which the conservatives back home never asked or wanted; why we can’t get our conservative legislators to listen to the people back home […]

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“Gang of 8” Member Graham Says “We’ve Got a Deal.”

“Gang of 8” Member Graham Says “We’ve Got a Deal.”

on April 2, 2013, 7:01 AM / in National News, News

Written by Warren Mass In an Easter Sunday interview with Candy Crowley, on CNN’s State of the Union program, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C., shown) said that an agreement on an immigration reform plan has been reached by the bipartisan “Gang of Eight” senators. Crowley noted that “big unions” and “big business” (referring to ongoing negotiations between the AFL-CIO and the […]

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Senators close to historic deal that would allow 11 million illegal immigrants to become U.S. citizens

Senators close to historic deal that would allow 11 million illegal immigrants to become U.S. citizens

on April 2, 2013, 6:47 AM / in National News, News

11 Million? These damned bas-TURDS in DC can’t count. Get ready for an amnesty, which will allow in excess of THIRTY MILLION+++ lawbreakers to invade your neighborhood – if they are not already here. Remember 1986? They told us then, that it would be a one-time affair, allowing ONE million illegals amnesty. It wound up being THREE times that number. […]

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War Is the Health of the Welfare State

on April 2, 2013, 6:45 AM / in National News, News

Bashful hawks have a slogan: “To ensure peace, prepare for war.” Budget hawks and fiscal conservatives could also adopt one: “To ensure financial peace, avoid war.” War making and empire building have put many prosperous nations on the road to ruin. Today, many developed countries suffer from what most people consider an entirely different problem: a costly welfare state that […]

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Have the Greens Gone Fracking Crazy?

on April 2, 2013, 6:43 AM / in National News, News

Environmental activists have a new whipping boy: MIT physics and engineering professor Ernest Moniz, President Obama’s nominee to head the U.S. Department of Energy. The reason? Moniz is viewed as pro-natural gas and therefore as pro-fracking. Most of the environmental movement opposes fracking (a.k.a. hydraulic fracturing, a method used to help extract natural gas from shale deposits by injecting pressurized […]

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Today, Cyprus, Tomorrow…

Today, Cyprus, Tomorrow…

on April 2, 2013, 6:40 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

“Government is theft.” The old libertarian battle cry came to mind when the news hit, two weeks ago, that Cyprus was about to confiscate 7 percent of all the insured deposits in the island’s two biggest banks. Nicosia also planned to siphon off 10 percent of uninsured deposits, those above 100,000 euros ($130,000), and use that cash as well to […]

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In search of equality equality

on April 2, 2013, 6:36 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: John Hayward Last week, Rush Limbaugh said he thought the battle over marriage was lost as soon as rhetorical concessions such as “same-sex marriage” versus “traditional marriage” were made: The language game, the left really excels at changing the language to benefit them politically, and they do it in such a way that a lot of people on our […]

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Obama’s Amnesty: An Attack on the Poor

on April 2, 2013, 6:32 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Arnold Ahlert Last Friday, the so-called “comprehensive immigration reform” effort received a boost when U.S. Chamber of Commerce head Tom Donohue and AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka reportedly came to an agreement regarding a guest-worker program. The deal indicates that one of the bill’s major stumbling blocks — the worry that a flood of unskilled, low-wage workers would crowd poorer […]

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Atheists Sue U.S. Treasury in Effort to Remove ‘In God We Trust’ From Currency

Atheists Sue U.S. Treasury in Effort to Remove ‘In God We Trust’ From Currency

on April 2, 2013, 6:29 AM / in National News, News

Atheist activists are taking legal action against the U.S. Treasury. Their target? Currency. The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), a church-state separatist group, put out a press release on Tuesday announcing that the organization was joining 19 other plaintiffs in challenging “In God We Trust” on federal currency. The challenge, being made in U.S. District Court for the Southern District […]

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Obama Pastor Bashes ‘Religious Right’ During Easter Sermon

on April 2, 2013, 6:27 AM / in National News, News

The “captains of the religious right are always calling us back,” the pastor of the church where the first family worshiped on Easter Sunday said in his sermon as the president sat in attendance. According to a pool reporter who covered the service, the Rev. Luis Leon, an Episcopal priest at Saint John’s Church Lafayette Square, earlier in the sermon […]

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Johns Hopkins Denies Pro-Life Club, Equates Them to White Supremacists

Johns Hopkins Denies Pro-Life Club, Equates Them to White Supremacists

on April 2, 2013, 6:24 AM / in National News, News

On March 12th, a pro-life group at Johns Hopkins University, Voice for Life (VFL), was denied the right to become an official student club by the Student Government Association (SGA) during a student Senate meeting, after having been recommended for approval by the SGA Appointments and Evaluations Committee. At that same SGA meeting, though, another new group was approved called […]

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Video: Planned Parenthood Official Argues for Right to Post-Birth Abortion

Video: Planned Parenthood Official Argues for Right to Post-Birth Abortion

on April 2, 2013, 6:23 AM / in National News, News

Florida legislators considering a bill to require abortionists to provide medical care to an infant who survives an abortion were shocked during a committee hearing this week when a Planned Parenthood official endorsed a right to post-birth abortion. Alisa LaPolt Snow, the lobbyist representing the Florida Alliance of Planned Parenthood Affiliates, testified that her organization believes the decision to kill […]

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Judge Rejects Divorce for Transgender Pregnant Man

Judge Rejects Divorce for Transgender Pregnant Man

on April 2, 2013, 6:20 AM / in National News, News

An Arizona judge on Friday refused to grant a divorce for a transgender Arizona man who gave birth to three children after beginning to change his sex from female. Maricopa County Family Court Judge Douglas Gerlach ruled that Arizona’s ban on same-sex marriages prevents Thomas Beatie’s 9-year union from being recognized as valid. Thomas Beatie was born a woman and […]

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Baby Found Abandoned in Dumpster, Umbilical Cord Still Attached

Baby Found Abandoned in Dumpster, Umbilical Cord Still Attached

on April 2, 2013, 6:19 AM / in National News, News

As expected a Houston judge on Monday granted ongoing custody of Baby Chloe to Child Protective Services (CPS). Chloe, who was given her nickname by doctors, was found abandoned in a dumpster February 19, wrapped in Walmart plastic bag with about three inches of umbilical cord attacked to her stomach. As soon as her plight (and her picture) went public, […]

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Wilmington council discusses paying ‘living wage’ to city employees

on April 2, 2013, 6:15 AM / in National News, News

You know that a city has gone done the tubes when this is one of the top discussions of the day. Soon this may be coming to your town. Wilmington’s roughly 1,000 city workers that officials say are underpaid could soon see their salaries increase. City Council members spent a considerable amount of time discussing employee compensation during a Monday […]

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Confronting Common Core

Confronting Common Core

on April 1, 2013, 10:07 AM / in National News, News, State News

The event is free to attend, but attendees must register beforehand. You can do so by clicking the link here.  Tennessee Eagle Forum is heavily involved in this issue and we hope you will join us at this important event. This incredible event will take place on Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 from 7pm to 9pm in Franklin, TN at the […]

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Keeping Pace

on April 1, 2013, 9:46 AM / in National News, News, State News

By Charlie Daniels Original Post For the last couple of years it seemed that I have had periods of weakness, lethargy and loss of energy which left me feeling winded and with other flu-like symptoms. I attributed them to having contracted one or another of the numerous “bugs” floating around these days. I made several visits to my doctor who […]

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Exclusive: Illegal Border Crossings Double, Border Becomes Less Secure as Beltway Gets Close to Deal on Immigration Reform

on April 1, 2013, 9:43 AM / in National News, News

It is becoming harder and harder to look at or hear a Mexican in the local Wal-Mart (small town so little choice on where to shop)and not feel my blood pressure rise. This goes beyond customers as now this Wal-Mart has hired more and more Latino’s who can barely speak any English and that is what one is forced to […]

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