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Obama Addresses Planned Parenthood Gala, Condemns Efforts to Protect Unborn

Obama Addresses Planned Parenthood Gala, Condemns Efforts to Protect Unborn

on April 30, 2013, 8:34 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Dave Bohon President Obama spoke at Planned Parenthood’s annual gala April 26, using the platform to affirm his continued support of the abortion giant, while attacking states that have worked to protect the unborn and their mothers by passing legislation to defund Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers. Significantly, Obama is the first sitting president to address the […]

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Guardian Against Tyranny: The Writ of Habeas Corpus

on April 30, 2013, 8:19 AM / in National News, News

To live under tyranny is to live in fear—especially the fear of being arrested and jailed at the whims of the rulers. This is why America’s Founders regarded the right not to be detained arbitrarily as a cornerstone of liberty, and why they cherished the legal device they believed had secured that right: the writ of habeas corpus. If we […]

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Liberal Suffering and Confusion

Liberal Suffering and Confusion

on April 30, 2013, 8:09 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

by Walter E. Williams The liberal world vision and reality are often at variance, for example, with equal pay for equal work. I’ve often watched “Lockup,” a show that features California supermax prisons, including Pelican Bay and Corcoran. Often, a recalcitrant prisoner must be extracted from his cell through brute force. I’ve never seen female guards remove a prisoner. If they […]

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The New American Way: Cheat and Lie

The New American Way: Cheat and Lie

on April 30, 2013, 8:02 AM / in National News, News

“…those who paid unfair wages will not be prosecuted” Immigration bill grants amnesty to employers of illegals; no prosecution for bogus IDs  The debate is raging over whether the latest immigration bill is an amnesty for illegal immigrants, but one part is clear: The legislation would forgive businesses that have employed those immigrants illegally. Employers who have allowed illegal immigrants […]

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NRCC & GOP About to Give Labor Unions a Huge Win

NRCC & GOP About to Give Labor Unions a Huge Win

on April 30, 2013, 7:59 AM / in National News, News

By: Erick Erickson It is an amazing testament to how bad the other candidates were that Mark Sanford ran away with the race in South Carolina’s first congressional district. A deeply flawed man, he was the one guy the primary voters knew wouldn’t go wobbly in Washington.  But they, and I, presumed he was over the issues with his ex-wife.  […]

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Their War, Not Ours

Their War, Not Ours

on April 30, 2013, 7:55 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

“The worst mistake of my presidency,” said Ronald Reagan of his decision to put Marines into the middle of Lebanon’s civil war, where 241 died in a suicide bombing of their barracks. And if Barack Obama plunges into Syria’s civil war, it could consume his presidency, even as Iraq consumed the presidency of George W. Bush. Why would Obama even […]

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Third Time’s Not a Charm

on April 30, 2013, 7:52 AM / in National News, News

For the third time, a Wisconsin woman’s lawsuit against Internet search companies for allegedly violating her privacy has been dismissed by a court. Beverly Stayart’s latest suit claims that Google violated Wisconsin’s misappropriation law by using her name without permission to generate revenue through online advertising. According to the lawsuit filed in federal appeals court in Chicago, Stayart alleged that […]

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Colbert Busch aggressively challenges Sanford in only debate

on April 30, 2013, 7:43 AM / in National News, News

Posted by Sean Sullivan It was a tale of two debate strategies Monday night in South Carolina. A lively Elizabeth Colbert Busch struck early and often against Mark Sanford’s record in Congress and as governor while Sanford hit back with consistent attempts to tie his opponent to Democratic congressional leaders in the only debate in South Carolina’s special election campaign. About 25 minutes […]

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Obama’s campaign-finance plans fade

Obama’s campaign-finance plans fade

on April 30, 2013, 7:38 AM / in National News, News

By Juliet Eilperin, Washington Post President Obama’s once-broad ambitions to clamp down on the influence of special interests have been largely abandoned since his reelection, dismaying longtime allies in the campaign-finance reform movement. The predicament will be on full display Tuesday, when all five members of the Federal Election Commission will be serving past the formal expiration of their terms. […]

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A Train Wreck is Coming

A Train Wreck is Coming

on April 30, 2013, 7:29 AM / in National News, News

Obama  Admin Hires PR Firm Using Taxpayer Money to Sell ObamaCare Barack Obama’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is panicked enough about the collapse of ObamaCare that they have hired a public relations firms at a cost of $8 million to sell the program to the public. ObamaCare’s main way of delivering health insurance is through people enrolling in […]

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Al-Qaeda assassins kill military intelligence official in Yemen

Al-Qaeda assassins kill military intelligence official in Yemen

on April 30, 2013, 7:22 AM / in National News, News

By: Jim Kouri Masked gunmen of the Yemen-based al-Qaeda affiliate attacked a high-ranking military intelligence official and shot him to death in Yemeni province of Hadramout on early Sunday morning, according to an Israeli police intelligence analyst who specializes in Islamic terrorism. According to Mordacai Ashur, two gunmen wearing masks and riding motorbikes fired at Col. Ahmed Abdul-Razzak, the director […]

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In Praise Of The Internet Sales Tax

In Praise Of The Internet Sales Tax

on April 30, 2013, 7:13 AM / in National News, News
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Ron Paul Statement on Internet Tax Mandate

Ron Paul Statement on Internet Tax Mandate

on April 29, 2013, 2:33 PM / in National News, News

By Megan Stiles on April 26, 2013  in National Blog SPRINGFIELD, Virginia – Today, Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul released the following statement concerning S.743, the “Marketplace Fairness Act.” “Calling something the Marketplace Fairness Act doesn’t make it fair any more than the Affordable Care Act makes health care affordable or the Patriot Act makes us more patriotic. This […]

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Top 10 Ways to get Slandered by the Left

Top 10 Ways to get Slandered by the Left

on April 29, 2013, 2:29 PM / in National News, News

Posted  by Joe Wurzelbacher Sociopaths very rarely have cohesive thoughts which can be used in debate or discussion. They simply attack you if you disagree with them. It’s kind of their deal, and forms the core of why people tend to steer clear of, make no eye contact with, or interact with insane or unstable individuals. Most of these poor […]

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California Food Police Rise Again

on April 29, 2013, 10:18 AM / in National News, News

From our friends at the Center for Consumer Freedom In California — the land of dubious ballot initiatives, prohibitionist stealth taxes, and 9.4 percent unemployment — a legislative committee has chosen to ignore the results of two local votes and press forward to add a $1.28 per gallon tax to soft drinks. The state Senate Committee on Governance and Finance […]

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Christian florist fighting for her faith, belief in traditional marriage

on April 29, 2013, 9:59 AM / in National News, News

Try a little experiment here and see how this plays out when the shoe is placed on the other foot. A Christian couple (white – male and female couple) enter a business and are asking for something the Sodomites absolutely oppose. The Sodomites turn the couple down based on their *beliefs*  – how do you think the ACLU and the […]

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A Great Man Has Fallen by Chuck Baldwin

A Great Man Has Fallen by Chuck Baldwin

on April 29, 2013, 9:49 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

This column is archived here. There are five men who are called “great” in the Holy Scriptures. One of them is a man by the name of Abner. Upon hearing the news of Abner’s death, King David said, “Know ye not that there is a prince and a great man fallen this day in Israel?” My column today is dedicated […]

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Sanford, Colbert Busch debate for first time

Sanford, Colbert Busch debate for first time

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

By BRUCE SMITH Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. – Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford and Democrat Elizabeth Colbert, after sparring from a distance for weeks, finally face off Monday in the pitched race for the state’s vacant 1st Congressional District seat. The two meet Monday evening at The Citadel in a debate sponsored by the Patch news service, the South […]

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Signposts on the Road to Decline

Signposts on the Road to Decline

on April 29, 2013, 9:17 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Bruce Thornton In late 1930 the Tory leadership in Britain’s governing coalition decided to back independence for India despite the increasing, vicious sectarian violence that graphically showed India was not yet ready for the British to leave. Later, historian A.L. Rowse would link partisan self-interest to the failure of nerve and collapse of morale that lay behind the policies […]

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CNN: Anthony Foxx to be next Secretary of Transportation.

CNN: Anthony Foxx to be next Secretary of Transportation.

on April 29, 2013, 9:12 AM / in National News, News

By: Moe Lane Anonymous sources have Anthony Foxx being chosen to be the replacement for current Secretary Ray LaHood; I don’t particularly expect much from Foxx, but then I didn’t particularly expect much from LaHood, either, which makes it all good. Foxx, for those who don’t remember, is the first-and-won’t-seek-a-second-term Mayor of Charlotte, NC; he’s apparently being ‘rewarded’ for the […]

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