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Congress votes to avoid US default; bill goes to Obama

Congress votes to avoid US default; bill goes to Obama

on October 16, 2013, 10:21 PM / in National News, News

By David Espo of Associated Press Passage of the bill late Wednesday in the House and Senate ended a Washington-created crisis that closed much of government for 16 days. WASHINGTON — Up against a deadline, Congress passed and sent a waiting President Barack Obama legislation late Wednesday night to avoid a threatened national default and end the 16-day partial government shutdown, […]

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Boehner to allow House vote on emerging Senate debt-ceiling deal

Boehner to allow House vote on emerging Senate debt-ceiling deal

on October 16, 2013, 11:11 AM / in National News, News

Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has agreed to allow a vote in the House on the  emerging Senate debt-ceiling deal, according to a Senate source. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Minority Leader Mitch  McConnell (R-Ky.) were racing Wednesday to put the finishing touches on the deal  ahead of Thursday’s deadline for raising the $16.7 trillion debt limit. The draft […]

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Is the Government Shutdown Bush’s Fault?

on October 16, 2013, 11:08 AM / in National News, News

MRCTV’s Dan Joseph had a question on his mind that he couldn’t shake: who bears the brunt of the blame for the government shutdown? Who really is responsible for the mess we’re in right now?  Is it President Obama or former President George W. Bush?  He decided to take these questions to the heart of our misery: Washington D.C. Despite the […]

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America’s newest hero, Capt. William Swenson: Not much for helmets–or caution

America’s newest hero, Capt. William Swenson: Not much for helmets–or caution

on October 16, 2013, 11:03 AM / in National News, News

Remarks at Medal of Honor Ceremony for Capt. William  Swenson THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everybody. Please have a seat. On  behalf of Michelle and myself, welcome to the White House. Last month, the United States Army released a remarkable piece of video. It’s  from the combat helmet cameras of a Medevac helicopter crew in  Afghanistan. And it’s shaky and it’s grainy, but it […]

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Disturbing Facts About a Senior Homeland Security Adviser

Disturbing Facts About a Senior Homeland Security Adviser

on October 16, 2013, 10:47 AM / in National News, News

The Clarion Project, the Center for Security Policy and the Institute on Religion and Democracy have published a shocking interview with Mohamed Elibiary, a senior Department of Homeland Security adviser. The Daily Caller reported on it yesterday. Elibiary is a member of the Secretary’s Homeland Security Advisory Committee and founder of Lone Star Intelligence LLC. He served on the DHS […]

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The Ultimate Cheat Sheet To Reinvent Yourself

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet To Reinvent Yourself

on October 16, 2013, 10:20 AM / in National News, News

By James Altucher The Altucher Confidential Here are the rules: I’ve been at zero a few times, come back a few times, and done it over and over. I’ve started entire new careers. People who knew me then, don’t me now. And so on. I’ve had to change careers several times. Sometimes because my interests changed. Sometimes because all bridges […]

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I Stopped Washing My Hair and It Has Never Looked Better

I Stopped Washing My Hair and It Has Never Looked Better

on October 16, 2013, 9:52 AM / in National News, News

This caught my eye as I stopped daily or even every other day washing of my hair several years ago…  Glad to see someone write an article on this and the ways to stop spending all that money on the heavily advertised hair care products. If you haven’t discovered the MAGIC that  plain old baking soda does for your hair  […]

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ACORN operatives roll out ObamaCare

ACORN operatives roll out ObamaCare

on October 16, 2013, 9:43 AM / in National News, News

A group formed from the ruins of ACORN is hard at work signing people up for  ObamaCare, and may be collecting taxpayer cash for their work despite Congress’  efforts to cut the organization and its affiliates off from government funding,  a watchdog group charged. The United Labor Unions Council Local 100, a New Orleans-based nonprofit,  announced last month it would […]

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Youth Pastors Barred From School After Complaints of Proselytizing

Youth Pastors Barred From School After Complaints of Proselytizing

on October 16, 2013, 9:40 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Dave Bohon A group of youth pastors in Bainbridge Island, Washington, have been barred from an area middle school following accusations that they were speaking to students about the Christian faith during the lunch hour. Seattle’s KIRO-TV reported that the Bainbridge Island School District has brought in outside investigators to determine if the pastors, who were working as […]

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Federal Grants Enable Increased Surveillance by Local Gov’t

Federal Grants Enable Increased Surveillance by Local Gov’t

on October 16, 2013, 9:36 AM / in National News, News

Not content to let the feds have all the fun, local governments are increasing their surveillance of citizens. An article published in the Sunday New York Times reports that federal money is being doled out to cities to enable local law enforcement to “collect and analyze reams of surveillance data from around town.” Oakland, for example, reportedly received a $7-million […]

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Light Up LIFE with Molly Anne Dutton!

on October 16, 2013, 9:22 AM / in National News, News

Her father wanted her aborted. Now she’s Auburn University’s homecoming queen by Ben Johnson AUBURN, AL, October 15, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Molly Ann Dutton is Auburn University’s 100th homecoming queen, but she nearly became a different kind of statistic. Twenty-two years ago, she could have become one of the 2,739 children aborted every day in the United States. When her […]

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Personhood makes 2014 Colorado ballot with over 100K valid signatures

Personhood makes 2014 Colorado ballot with over 100K valid signatures

on October 16, 2013, 9:12 AM / in National News, News

by John-Henry Westen DENVER, October 15, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler announced yesterday that a ballot measure concerning the Definition of Person and Child had sufficient verified signatures to be included on the November 2014 ballot.  Just over 86,000 signatures were required, but the measure achieved 140,000 with nearly 110,000 considered valid Colorado voter signatures. The […]

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…Erm, where is the rest of Terry McAuliffe’s dirty Joseph Caramadre money?

…Erm, where is the rest of Terry McAuliffe’s dirty Joseph Caramadre money?

on October 16, 2013, 8:50 AM / in National News, News

By: Moe Lane Meanwhile, back at the ranch… Former DNC Chairman Terry McAuliffe, the current Democratic nominee for Governor of Virginia, chose not disclose his investment into an insurance scheme run by a businessman [Joseph Caramadre] who was stealing the identities of terminally ill patients on his Virginia Board of Elections Statement of Economic Interest during his 2009 run for […]

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The Future of the Republican Party… I hope not.

The Future of the Republican Party… I hope not.

on October 16, 2013, 8:42 AM / in National News, News

I am not sure where this one came from… maybe he still believes in the smaller government otherwise what the hell difference does it make. “I am pro-choice; they are not. I am pro-gay rights as well as marriage equality; they are not. I have been outspoken about these issues over and over again. Do not lump me with the national […]

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News from The Hill

News from The Hill

on October 16, 2013, 8:36 AM / in National News, News

Congress stumbles closer to precipice of debt default Congress stumbled closer to the precipice of U.S. default Tuesday as House  Republicans withdrew their latest bill to raise the debt ceiling and reopen the  government, and Fitch, the ratings agency, threatened to downgrade the nation’s  creditworthiness. Editor’s Note: Notice how every news agency and paper will continue to play with the […]

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WHO REPRESENTS MIDDLECLASS TAXPAYERS?

WHO REPRESENTS MIDDLECLASS TAXPAYERS?

on October 16, 2013, 8:02 AM / in National News, News

Another stench out of Jonesboro, AR. i.e. Senate District 21, vacant due to criminal corruption…a microcosm of Arkansas politics. The subject of the rant is Radius Baker, Superintendent of Valley View School District. Superintendent Baker is no virgin in politics (a school superintendent). If elected to the state senate he will be in the company of any number of self-serving […]

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And the Good Go Shopping

And the Good Go Shopping

on October 15, 2013, 12:40 PM / in National News

Throngs of shoppers flooded Wal-Mart stores in Louisiana on Saturday, buying groceries using electronic benefit cards that contained no credit limits. By Kathy Finn of Reuters NEW ORLEANS — Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Xerox Corp blamed each other on Monday after Louisiana food stamp recipients stripped bare the shelves of some Walmart stores when a computer glitch left their debit cards […]

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House GOP floats counter to Senate debt plan

House GOP floats counter to Senate debt plan

on October 15, 2013, 12:27 PM / in National News, News

AP Associated Press The White House soundly rejected a House plan to avoid default. In the Senate, Democrats and Republicans continued working on their own plan. WASHINGTON — House GOP leaders Tuesday floated a plan to fellow Republicans to counter an emerging Senate deal to reopen the government and forestall an economy-rattling default on U.S. obligations. But the plan got mixed […]

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US Army defines Christian ministry as ‘domestic hate group’

US Army defines Christian ministry as ‘domestic hate group’

on October 15, 2013, 8:41 AM / in National News, News

By Todd Starnes Special From Fox News Several dozen U.S. Army active duty and reserve troops were told last week that the American Family Association , a well-respected Christian ministry, should be classified as a domestic hate group because the group advocates for traditional family values. The briefing was held at Camp Shelby in Mississippi and listed the AFA alongside domestic […]

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How Well Is Your State Government Working?

How Well Is Your State Government Working?

on October 15, 2013, 8:30 AM / in National News, News

Posted  by Pilgrim Original Post The Tax Foundation published their 2014 edition of the State Business Tax  Climate Index on October 9, 2013. This report enables us to gauge how well a  state government compares to the other states. An even better gauge is comparing  a state now to how well the state was working four years ago. The 2010 […]

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