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Peter Coyne, wrapping his head around jump-robust volatility and neighbor truncations…

Peter Coyne, wrapping his head around jump-robust volatility and neighbor truncations…

on May 29, 2013, 4:21 PM / in National News, News

Alfred Nobel has got to be rolling over in his grave. “Paul Krugman was merely speaking up for those silent individuals whose lives have been mercilessly devastated,” said CNBC’s Martin Bashir, “by the advance of an economic theory that we now know is completely bogus.” Here’s the best part. Are you sitting down? “And for that alone, he deserves the […]

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Letters Show IRS Higher-Ups Requested Info on Conservative Groups

Letters Show IRS Higher-Ups Requested Info on Conservative Groups

on May 29, 2013, 10:57 AM / in National News, News

Additional scrutiny of conservative organizations’ activities by the IRS did not solely originate in the agency’s Cincinnati office, with requests for information coming from other offices and often bearing the signatures of higher-ups at the agency, according to attorneys representing some of the targeted groups. At least one letter requesting information about one of the groups bears the signature of […]

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The Unraveling of Sykes-Picot

The Unraveling of Sykes-Picot

on May 29, 2013, 10:19 AM / in History, National News, News

The thrice-promised land it has been called. It is that land north of Mecca and Medina and south of Anatolia, between the Mediterranean Sea and the Persian Gulf. In 1915 — that year of Gallipoli, which forced the resignation of First Lord of the Admiralty Winston Churchill — Britain, to win Arab support for its war against the Ottoman Turks, […]

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Will YOUR Congressman vote for or against a new Internet sales tax?

Will YOUR Congressman vote for or against a new Internet sales tax?

on May 29, 2013, 9:39 AM / in National News, News, State News

If you don’t know, CALL THEM, and find out: (202) 224-3121 TN’s Senators Alexander and Corker voted for it recently, Governor Haslam and Lt Gov Ron Ramsey have pushed your Congressmen to do the same when it comes for a vote in the US House of Representatives. Professional wrestler and TN citizen Glenn Jacobs is a vocal critic of the […]

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The Banker’s Choice

The Banker’s Choice

on May 29, 2013, 9:33 AM / in National News, News

President Obama has once again betrayed his promises to end Big Bank favoritism by nominating Rep. Mel Watt (NC-12), who ought to be called the representative from Bank of America, to head the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). This agency is charged with overseeing Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and other Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs). Campaign for Liberty members should be […]

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Grassley: IRS Told Pro-Life Group to Swear It Would Not Protest Planned Parenthood

Grassley: IRS Told Pro-Life Group to Swear It Would Not Protest Planned Parenthood

on May 29, 2013, 8:56 AM / in National News, News

(CNSNews.com) – Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) said Tuesday that a pro-life group in Iowa was told by an IRS agent that its application would not be approved until the group’s board of directors swore it would not protest Planned Parenthood. “This comes directly from Iowa, one of my constituents attempted to establish 501(c)(3) charity called Coalition for Life of Iowa. […]

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Border Patrol Stonewalling by Snappy Nappy the MUFFIN MA’AM

on May 29, 2013, 8:53 AM / in National News, News

How many of you remember that childhood song that went like this? Do [or “Oh, do”] you know the muffin man, The muffin man, the muffin man, Do you know the muffin man, Who lives in Drury Lane? Or does Snappy Nappy, the head Muffin muncher, sing it this way?  Oh do you know I’m the MUFFIN MA’AM The MUFFIN […]

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The Bullying Pulpit

The Bullying Pulpit

on May 29, 2013, 8:32 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

by Thomas Sowell We have truly entered the world of “Alice in Wonderland” when the CEO of a company that pays $16 million a day in taxes is hauled up before a Congressional subcommittee to be denounced on nationwide television for not paying more. Apple CEO Tim Cook was denounced for contributing to “a worrisome federal deficit,” according to Senator […]

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Be Careful About This . . .

Be Careful About This . . .

on May 29, 2013, 8:28 AM / in National News, News

by Eric Peters Original Post If you like to buy used cars, you may also like to pay cash. It’s a great way to convince a seller you’re serious – and ready to deal. Unfortunately – these days – it can also lead to literally unimaginable trouble. Not from the seller. Not even from street thugs. But from the thugs acting […]

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As a Home Defense Shotgun, a Mossberg Needs No Introduction

As a Home Defense Shotgun, a Mossberg Needs No Introduction

on May 29, 2013, 8:21 AM / in National News, News

by J.P. Anderson –  Guns.com Original Post I recently decided it was high time to add a self-defense shotgun to my collection. I’d once owned an ancient break-action 10 gauge, but I’d barely so much as handled a pump action shotgun before. After researching on the all mighty Internet and advisement from a few friends, I settled on the Mossberg 590 […]

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Send Us Your Prayers

Send Us Your Prayers

on May 29, 2013, 8:14 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Dear IRS: Concerning the Content of my Prayers Dear IRS, I understand your people have been deeply interested in the content of my prayers. I never thought I’d see the day. I have always assumed prayer in any form goes against the current notion many of you in the IRS share — the notion that absolute separation of Church and […]

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Doctors Of ‘The Hartford Consensus’ Draft Plan To Help Cities, Towns Prepare For Mass Shootings

Doctors Of ‘The Hartford Consensus’ Draft Plan To Help Cities, Towns Prepare For Mass Shootings

on May 29, 2013, 8:09 AM / in National News, News

(Editor’s Note: Political expansion through emergency situations has always been both a curse and a boon(a curse to the taxpayers and a boon to politics).  A Hartford Hospital trauma physician met with doctors from the FBI, the Navy, the Dallas SWAT team, the New Orleans Police Department and elsewhere one day in April to begin work on a plan to […]

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Government And Collapsed Bridges

Government And Collapsed Bridges

on May 29, 2013, 8:01 AM / in National News, News

by Tyler Durden The recent collapse of a small commuter bridge in Washington has brought back memories of Minnesota. Back in August of 2007, the I-35 W Mississippi bridge connecting the Downtown East and Marcy-Holmes neighborhoods plummeted to the river below like a Chinese-made sofa. Thirteen individuals lost their lives while 145 escaped with injury. The suddenness of the debacle […]

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Ag-gag’ Battle Moves On to North Carolina

Ag-gag’ Battle Moves On to North Carolina

on May 29, 2013, 7:49 AM / in National News, News

Contributor’s Note: This bill is a little different from the bill we had here in TN. It was proposed by Chamber of Commerce people. But it does cover people who lie on their job applications to get jobs, which would include someone working undercover on a farm. But HSUS and PETA are still attacking it. ‘Ag-gag’ Battle Moves On to […]

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Another Soda Tax Bites the Dust

Another Soda Tax Bites the Dust

on May 28, 2013, 10:46 AM / in National News, News

With state legislative seasons wrapping up and official deadlines approaching, activists placed their hopes to end beverage freedom on a California soda tax proposal. Now, legislators have placed it in the “suspense file,” which effectively kills it. Proponents had hoped that the tax would reduce obesity, but there’s no evidence that it would. And it appears that attempts to hoodwink […]

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Congressman: Stop Gosnell by putting ‘a Planned Parenthood clinic in every neighborhood’

Congressman: Stop Gosnell by putting ‘a Planned Parenthood clinic in every neighborhood’

on May 28, 2013, 10:12 AM / in National News, News

by Ben Johnson WASHINGTON, D.C., May 24, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Democratic congressman has a unique solution for the atrocities perpetrated by late-term abortionists who botch their delivery in utero: Build more abortion facilities. CNSNews.com reported that New York Congressman Jarrold Nadler said, “Dr. Gosnell represented the poor quality of health care services available in poorer communities” during a hearing […]

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The Ailes Manifesto: America Rallies Around Roger Ailes and Fox News

The Ailes Manifesto: America Rallies Around Roger Ailes and Fox News

on May 28, 2013, 10:05 AM / in National News, News

by Stephen K. Bannon, Larry Solov, & Alexander Marlow Fox News CEO Roger Ailes’ May 23 stirring letter to Fox employees will be remembered as a turning point in the battle for freedom of the press in the age of Obama. The Ailes letter, denouncing the Obama administration’s trampling on the First Amendment, should be seen, of course, as a strong […]

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The Unraveling of Sykes-Picot

The Unraveling of Sykes-Picot

on May 28, 2013, 9:58 AM / in History, National News, News

The thrice-promised land it has been called. It is that land north of Mecca and Medina and south of Anatolia, between the Mediterranean Sea and the Persian Gulf. In 1915 – that year of Gallipoli, which forced the resignation of First Lord of the Admiralty Winston Churchill – Britain, to win Arab support for its war against the Ottoman Turks, […]

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Obama ’07: AG’s Job Is to Tell WH ‘Here are the Limits of Your Power’

on May 28, 2013, 9:54 AM / in National News, News

In 2007, then Senator Barack Obama appeared on CNN’s Larry King Live and called on U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales to resign. Obama said Gonzales was acting more like the president’s attorney than the people’s attorney and viewed himself as an “enabler of the administration.” “Well, I voted against Alberto Gonzales confirmation for precisely the reason we are seeing now. […]

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Brit Hume Hammers Juan Williams for Saying Eric Holder’s the ‘Exact Right Person’ to Probe His Own Department

Brit Hume Hammers Juan Williams for Saying Eric Holder’s the ‘Exact Right Person’ to Probe His Own Department

on May 28, 2013, 9:50 AM / in National News, News

On Fox News Sunday, Brit Hume hammered at fellow Fox analyst Juan Williams for asserting Attorney General Eric Holder was “the exact right person” to investigate his own Justice Department’s excesses in probing journalists for leaks. Not even Bob Schieffer was buying that idea on CBS. He said it “makes no sense.”  Williams tried to blame the Republicans and the Bush administration […]

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