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McCain joins Obama in calling for review of ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws

McCain joins Obama in calling for review of ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws

on July 21, 2013, 2:26 PM / in National News, News

By Michael O’Brien, Political Reporter, NBC News A top Republican joined President Barack Obama’s call to review so-called “Stand Your Ground” laws in the aftermath of the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the 2012 shooting of black teen Trayvon Martin. Sen. John McCain, Ariz., a prominent Republican who’s been known to break ranks with fellow members of the GOP at […]

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Pittsylvania County Board Adopts VACo Policy, Attacks Free Speech

on July 21, 2013, 6:53 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

This comes in from a WGEN reader in Virginia. When I was living in Washington State I fought like crazy with those Pierce County (Tacoma) County Council members over their membership on WACO (which I purposely pronounced WHACKO).  I have fought against each and every national membership of all levels of government…   be it Council members, Commissioners,  treasurers, auditors, assessors, […]

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Say You Got That Feelin’ We Need Racial Healin’

Say You Got That Feelin’ We Need Racial Healin’

on July 21, 2013, 6:47 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Sincere well-intentioned Americans are asking, “What must we do to heal the racial divide following the Zimmerman trial?” What my naïve fellow Americans do not comprehend is that the Democratic party and the mainstream media are heavily invested in keeping racial tension alive. During Obama’s presidency, race exploitation has been on steroids, used by Obama minions to silence opposition to […]

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ObamaCare Subsidies Free for the Asking, Administration Rules

ObamaCare Subsidies Free for the Asking, Administration Rules

on July 21, 2013, 6:40 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Michael Tennant In an effort to prevent an ObamaCare “train wreck” — as retiring Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.) described the law’s impending implementation — and forestall future repeal efforts, the Obama administration has just opened the door to potentially widespread fraud by making it possible for people to obtain health-insurance subsidies for which they are ineligible under the […]

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Sugar: The “Poisonous” Sweet?

Sugar: The “Poisonous” Sweet?

on July 21, 2013, 6:32 AM / in National News, News

Readers of National Geographic who are accustomed to reading about exotic animals and locations may be disappointed when they pick up their August addition. Rather than lions and tigers or Mount Everest being featured on the cover, the top story for this new addition will profile a humdrum foodstuff: Sugar. While some may find the article’s 1,400 word history of […]

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Alexander Rebuts Obama’s Zimmerman/Martin Statement

Alexander Rebuts Obama’s Zimmerman/Martin Statement

on July 21, 2013, 6:27 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

“It is of great importance to set a resolution, not to be shaken, never to tell an untruth. There is no vice so mean, so pitiful, so contemptible; and he who permits himself to tell a lie once, finds it much easier to do it a second and a third time, till at length it becomes habitual; he tells lies […]

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Reality Does Not Cease to Exist Just Because it is Ignored

Reality Does Not Cease to Exist Just Because it is Ignored

on July 21, 2013, 6:18 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Dr. Marc Faber A little while ago, my friend Laeeth Isharc, who always sends me extremely informative articles and shares with me his investment ideas, drew my attention to an article by Bob Sullivan and Hugh Thompson entitled “Brain Interrupted” (see The New York Times, May 5, 2013). Bob Sullivan is an award-winning journalist and author (his Gotcha Capitalism […]

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Not Worth the Savings Account You Keep It In

Not Worth the Savings Account You Keep It In

on July 21, 2013, 6:12 AM / in National News, News

Peter Coyne, looking forward to the “Tale of Two Americas” Investment Symposium on Monday… We cap off our “war on savers” theme this week with a savings account rate heat map. If you live in Rhode Island, Vermont or North Carolina, you enjoy the highest average savings account rates. Congratulations If you live in any of the other states… don’t […]

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Morning Bell: The Administration’s Obamacare Denial

Morning Bell: The Administration’s Obamacare Denial

on July 21, 2013, 6:04 AM / in National News, News

By Amy Payne Obamacare was supposed to go so well, we were told. The mandates. The long-term care insurance. The Medicaid expansion. All going swimmingly, right? Only in the minds of Harry Reid and the bureaucrats at Health and Human Services (HHS). Despite a host of delays, legal challenges, and complete implementation failures, the Senate Majority Leader says “Obamacare has […]

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STOP THE P.U.P.S. ACT S. 395/H.R. 847

STOP THE P.U.P.S. ACT S. 395/H.R. 847

on July 21, 2013, 6:00 AM / in National News, News

The Puppy Uniform Protection and Safety Act (S. 395 / H.R. 847) has been reintroduced for the 113th Congress. At a time when jobs are scarce, the PUPS Act imposes an unfunded mandate which over regulates responsible dog breeders across America. The PUPS Act would kill not only the dog breeding industry itself, but harm all businesses related to the dog breeding […]

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When Spying & Frying become an accepted practice in a community….i.e. Drones…

When Spying & Frying become an accepted practice in a community….i.e. Drones…

on July 21, 2013, 5:56 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

The decadence is complete.         Senator John “The Travelin’ Man” Boozman recently back from a warmongering excursion in the Mideast and terminating in Europe, making a guest appearance in Fort Smith, Arkansas where he exclaimed “I credit the Univ. of Arkansas, Fort Smith and the 188th Fighter Wing (Drone Mission) of the Ark. National Guard for helping broaden the base of […]

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FAA Warns Against Shooting Down Drones

on July 20, 2013, 8:49 PM / in National News, News

People who fire guns at drones are endangering the public and property and  could be prosecuted or fined, the Federal Aviation Administration warned  Friday. Watch the latest video at <a href=”http://video.foxnews.com”>video.foxnews.com</a> The FAA released a statement in response to questions about an ordinance under consideration in the tiny farming  community of Deer Trail, Colo., that would encourage hunters to shoot […]

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Remarks by the President on Trayvon Martin

Remarks by the President on Trayvon Martin

on July 20, 2013, 6:54 AM / in National News, News

Keep the barf bag handy; you’re going to need it. http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2013/07/19/remarks-president-trayvon-martin James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 1:33 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  I wanted to come out here, first of all, to tell you that Jay is prepared for all your questions and is very much looking forward to the session.  The second thing is I want to let you […]

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Black America’s Real Problem

Black America’s Real Problem

on July 19, 2013, 8:54 AM / in History, National News, News, Opinion

In the aftermath of the acquittal of George Zimmerman, Eric Holder, Al Sharpton and Ben Jealous of the NAACP are calling on the black community to rise up in national protest. Yet they know — and Barack Obama, whose silence speaks volumes, knows — nothing is going to happen. “Stand-Your-Ground” laws in Florida and other states are not going to […]

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A Suggested Survival List by Chuck Baldwin

A Suggested Survival List by Chuck Baldwin

on July 19, 2013, 8:52 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

I submit several mini-columns each week to my Facebook page. I also post announcements regarding my speaking engagements and try to keep readers informed on things related to what I’m doing. I invite readers to “Like” my Facebook page and keep up with my work. To “Like” my Facebook page, go to: Chuck Baldwin’s Official Facebook Page Please note that […]

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What Democrats Won’t Say About Race

What Democrats Won’t Say About Race

on July 19, 2013, 8:50 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Justice 1, Race Hustlers 0 — More Demo-Goguery to Follow! “The best and only safe road to honor, glory, and true dignity is justice.” –George Washington (1779) Barack Hussein Obama asked a couple of questions about the Zimmerman/Martin case this week. I have a couple of answers. As you know, “White Hispanic” George Zimmerman was found not guilty last weekend […]

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Boehner endorses push for citizenship for children of illegal immigrants

on July 19, 2013, 8:43 AM / in National News, News

By Russell Berman Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Wednesday offered an endorsement for a  proposal to grant citizenship to children who were brought to the U.S. illegally  by their parents. “This is about basic fairness,” Boehner said one week after convening a  two-hour meeting to discuss immigration with his conference. “These children were brought here of no  accord of their […]

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Hacker posts email addresses, passwords of House and Senate staffers online

on July 19, 2013, 8:38 AM / in National News, News

By Alex Pappas A hacktivist associated with Anonymous claims to have posted online thousands of email addresses and passwords for Capitol Hill staffers. According to a Twitter account that posted a link to the  hacked information, House and Senate staffers were targeted in protest of the  National Security Agency’s domestic spying program. “Dear #Congress: We are paying very, very close […]

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The Face of Black Racism

on July 19, 2013, 8:22 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Lynn Sutter In the days since the “not guilty” verdict in the George Zimmerman case, America’s larger cities have seen protests by black racists seeking not equal rights but black supremacy. They have beaten up or killed non-blacks,  they have damaged businesses, they have damaged property. In the hours following the Zimmerman “not guilty” verdict, the mainstream media (MSM) […]

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Sen. Bob Corker calls ‘BS’ on boss’ diatribe

Sen. Bob Corker calls ‘BS’ on boss’ diatribe

on July 19, 2013, 7:28 AM / in National News, News, State News

timefreepress.com U.S. Sen. Bob Corker is well known for speaking pretty bluntly at times, but did the Tennessee Republican really use a far earthier version of the term bull manure to call down Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell this week? The Capitol Hill newspaper CQ Roll Call reported that at a tense meeting of Senate Republicans on Wednesday, McConnell, R-Ky., […]

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