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ObamaCare’s Anti-gun Bias Becomes More and More Apparent

ObamaCare’s Anti-gun Bias Becomes More and More Apparent

on January 23, 2014, 7:52 AM / in National News, News

But Rubio proposal could serve as a poison pill “Congress is moving closer to [passing] a bill which would require virtually every single American to buy government-approved health insurance, whether they wanted it or not.  And, in the process, that bill would feed all of your most confidential medical data into an enormous database, which could be used to take […]

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Whatever Happened to Peace Officers?

Whatever Happened to Peace Officers?

on January 23, 2014, 7:48 AM / in National News, News

By Jeff Deist / Mises.org Editor’s Note: The following is a selection from a speech by Mises Institute President Jeff Deist at the Southwest Regional Mises Circle in Houston, “The Police State: Know It When You See It,” on January 18, 2014. Today when we use the term peace officer, it sounds antiquated and outdated. I’m sure most people in the […]

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More Common Core: Pay Attention, Democrats

More Common Core: Pay Attention, Democrats

on January 23, 2014, 7:42 AM / in National News, News

By: Caleb Howe / RedState Common Core is an ongoing disaster foisted upon American schools and messing with our kids futures. As an Arkansas mom pointed out recently, we’re forcing our kids to bypass real, efficient problem-solving in favor of .. well, nonsense. There is a perception, at least in the fever-swamps of the internet that I lovingly call home, that […]

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Matt Bevin

Matt Bevin

on January 23, 2014, 7:39 AM / in National News, News

This is not a paid advertisement Matt Bevin is running for the United States Senate in Kentucky.  The businessman and father of nine is committed to the pro-life cause.  Several of his children were adopted.  In 2003, he lost a daughter in a car wreck.  The Southern Theological Seminary’s Bevin Center for Missions Moblization is named for Matt Bevin’s daughter. […]

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Portland schools using $15,000-a-month consultant to do battle with union leaders

Portland schools using $15,000-a-month consultant to do battle with union leaders

on January 23, 2014, 7:35 AM / in National News, News

By Ben Velderman / EAG news.org PORTLAND, Ore. – It costs taxpayers a lot of extra money to operate a school district that’s forced to haggle with school employee unions over salaries, benefits and other perks. While it’s nearly impossible to put an exact dollar figure on Big Labor’s overall, negative effect on most school budgets, taxpayers in Oregon’s Portland […]

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The NAACP calls Senator Tim Scott a “ventriloquist’s dummy”

on January 23, 2014, 7:30 AM / in National News, News

Posted  by Michael Becker / Joe for America This is an absolute classic snip of video. As our title notes, the NAACP couldn’t help themselves this week, they celebrated MLK day by calling the only black in the US Senate, Tim Scott, a “ventriloquist’s dummy” because he’s a conservative. It’s interesting to note that no one from the NAACP would come […]

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White House Petitioned to Have Muslim Holidays Recognized in School Year

White House Petitioned to Have Muslim Holidays Recognized in School Year

on January 23, 2014, 7:23 AM / in National News, News

Tim Brown / News with Attitude OK, for all those people out there who think there can be religious neutrality, I’m just making it clear, there cannot be such a thing (It’s called the myth of neutrality). Everyone falls under some religious ideology, whether it be Christianity, Islam, secular humanism or even atheism (and yes it is a religious ideology). […]

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10 things you need to know today, January 23rd 2014

10 things you need to know today, January 23rd 2014

on January 23, 2014, 7:19 AM / in National News, News

1. Virginia to stop defending gay marriage ban in court Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring’s office said Thursday he would stop defending the state’s ban on gay marriage against challenges in federal court because he had concluded that it was unconstitutional. Herring spokesman Michael Kelly said the state — a battleground in the fight over same-sex marriage — would instead […]

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Jack Lew: Debt ceiling must be raised before Feb. 7

Jack Lew: Debt ceiling must be raised before Feb. 7

on January 23, 2014, 7:13 AM / in National News, News

By Joseph Lawler / Washington Examiner Treasury Secretary Jack Lew once again tried to provoke action on the debt ceiling Wednesday afternoon, warning congressional leaders by letter that he would run out of measures to create headroom under the limit by late February if it is not raised before then. The October congressional deal to raise the debt ceiling and end […]

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“Studied” Censorship

“Studied” Censorship

on January 23, 2014, 6:55 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

by EDWARD  CLINE / FSM Stealth treason by usurping the Constitution. Stealth surrender to Iran. Stealth indoctrination of children in schools. Stealth fascism. Stealth amnesty. Stealth wealth distribution. Stealth health care. Stealth censorship. It’s all of a piece in the name of domestic tranquility. Its feasibility must be “studied.” The nation must be made “safe” from provocative words.  If that means […]

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Andrew Cuomo’s Soviet America

Andrew Cuomo’s Soviet America

on January 23, 2014, 6:46 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Intolerance and the privileged class. Editor’s Note: And I have been called intolerant By Jeffrey Lord / The American Spectator You could call him the governor of a sovereign state. A sovereign state of Soviet America. Andrew Cuomo is not the governor of New York. Andrew Cuomo is the governor of a state of Soviet America. An America that is the […]

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Administration fears part of health care system so flawed it could bankrupt insurance companies

Administration fears part of health care system so flawed it could bankrupt insurance companies

on January 23, 2014, 6:29 AM / in National News, News

By Jim Angle / Fox News.com While the administration publicly expresses full confidence in its health care law, privately it fears one part of the system is so flawed it could bankrupt insurance companies and cripple ObamaCare itself. “Week after week, month after month,” says John Goodman of the National Center for Policy Analysis, “the Obama administration kept telling us everything’s […]

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Single Payer Lie

on January 23, 2014, 6:09 AM / in National News, News

CFIF‘s Renee Giachino explains that ObamaCare is failing not because its authors are evil geniuses who concocted some deliberate scheme to impose a national single-payer healthcare system, but because it fails to recognize the basic truths of American government.

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Prominent Hawaii labor leader sentenced in mortgage fraud case

Prominent Hawaii labor leader sentenced in mortgage fraud case

on January 23, 2014, 5:55 AM / in National News, News

BY MALIA ZIMMERMAN – HONOLULU Hawaii Reporter Perry Artates was with his wife, Ronnette, in U.S. District Court as Chief Judge Susan Oki Mollway sentenced them both Jan. 10 to federal prison. Perry Artates, a former Maui Hawaiian Homeland commissioner and prominent labor leader, will spend 45 days in federal prison for his role in a mortgage fraud case that left a Maui family […]

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EPA Decree Shrinks Size of Wyoming by a Million Acres

EPA Decree Shrinks Size of Wyoming by a Million Acres

on January 22, 2014, 8:46 AM / in National News, News

By Matt Vespa / CNSNEWS. com Why is the EPA altering state boundaries in Wyoming – and reversing over 100 years of established law?  Well, apparently the city of Riverton now falls under the jurisdiction of the Wind River Indian Reservation.  This, obviously, isn’t sitting well with the governor’s office – which is urging the EPA to reconsider its ruling and […]

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Georgetown U honors Martin Luther King’s legacy with talk by abortion advocate

on January 22, 2014, 8:40 AM / in National News, News

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 21, 2014 (CardinalNewmanSociety.org) – Georgetown University is honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. this week in part by featuring pro-abortion rights Delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives and tenured Georgetown law professor Eleanor Holmes Norton, according to The Hoya. The student newspaper said Del. Norton will take part in a panel discussion focused on Martin Luther King’s […]

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Gov. Cuomo tries to backpedal after saying pro-lifers, conservatives ‘have no place in New York’

Gov. Cuomo tries to backpedal after saying pro-lifers, conservatives ‘have no place in New York’

on January 22, 2014, 8:35 AM / in National News, News

by Kirsten Andersen ALBANY, NY, January 21, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In an open letter to the New York Post Tuesday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s office accused the paper of “distorting” his words in a headline that claimed: “Gov. Cuomo to Conservatives: Leave NY!” The story in question covered remarks Cuomo made in an interview with WCNY Radio, in which […]

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Now Wendy Davis Attacks a Paraplegic

Now Wendy Davis Attacks a Paraplegic

on January 22, 2014, 8:29 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: Erick Erickson For a feminist, Wendy Davis seems capable only of playing the damsel in distress.  With the media now exposing her fraudulent biography and possible perjury in federal court, Davis has taken to blasting Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott as the source of leaks against her. There’s just one problem.  According to this report by Jonathan Tilove in […]

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10 things you need to know today January 22nd 2014

10 things you need to know today January 22nd 2014

on January 22, 2014, 7:44 AM / in National News, News

1. Bob McDonnell, ex-governor of Virginia, charged with corruption Former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell (R) and his wife, Maureen, were indicted Tuesday on federal corruption charges. The McDonnells are being accused of accepting more than $135,000 in loans and gifts, including trips and fancy clothes, from political donor and dietary supplement executive Jonnie Williams Sr., former CEO of Star Scientific. […]

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Bill Gates on minimum wage hikes

Bill Gates on minimum wage hikes

on January 22, 2014, 7:26 AM / in National News, News

by Walter Olson / Overlawyered.com The Microsoft founder “warned against raising the minimum wage Tuesday on Morning Joe, saying it results in a ‘huge tradeoff’ that can adversely affect households in poverty.” [Free Beacon] Gates has pledged most of his fortune to philanthropic efforts, much of it targeted toward problems of poverty. [Wired] Related: David Henderson has more on Gates’s point […]

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