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Supreme Court set to rule in hot-button cases

Supreme Court set to rule in hot-button cases

on June 24, 2013, 5:16 PM / in National News, News

The annual end-of-June countdown for the final big decisions of the season from the Supreme Court continues Monday morning. Decisions are seen as possible Wednesday, Thursday and possibly next Monday. There are 11 decisions yet to be issued in this term. Among those that could have the biggest impacts on American society are cases centered on gay marriage, voting rights […]

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Analysis: For Obama, a world of Snowden troubles

on June 24, 2013, 4:47 PM / in National News, News

By Warren Strobel and Paul Eckert See video – Senior correspondent John Miller talks to the “CBS This Morning” co-hosts about how and why NSA leaker Edward Snowden is able to stay one step ahead of American authorities and avoid capture. WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Since his first day in office, President Barack Obama’s foreign policy has rested on outreach: resetting ties […]

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Women in Combat, Seriously?

Women in Combat, Seriously?

on June 24, 2013, 9:01 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

The fact that this is even being publicly discussed is a scathing indictment on how far our society has fallen morally.  It is quite conceivable that in the early days of the feminist movement, which is the real war on women declared by evil incarnate John D. Rockefeller, someone had the foresight to see women fighting wars as being its […]

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Canada’s power supplies could be hit for months by floods

Canada’s power supplies could be hit for months by floods

on June 24, 2013, 8:55 AM / in National News, News

For those not familiar with where this is : – It is right above Montana.    Reuters , The Guardian, Floods force 100,000 to flee homes in southern Alberta, where oil industry is in chaos as rains blamed for spilling 750 barrels Flood waters in the Elbow River threaten a home on the west side of the town of Bragg […]

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Latest “Deal” from the Senate: Pass Amnesty First, Read the Bill Later

Latest “Deal” from the Senate: Pass Amnesty First, Read the Bill Later

on June 24, 2013, 8:51 AM / in National News, News

By: Senator Ted Cruz On Monday at 5:30pm, the United States Senate will vote on the most sweeping immigration reform proposal it has considered in almost 3 decades – and it will do so having only seen the nearly 1200 pages of text for approximately 72 hours.  Americans – including myself, my fellow senators and our staffs – are still trying to […]

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PBS Blog: Common Core Has Fatal Flaw

PBS Blog: Common Core Has Fatal Flaw

on June 24, 2013, 7:57 AM / in National News, News, State News

By Diane Ravitch On the PBS blog, economist Robert Lerman of the Urban Institute and American University expresses skepticism about the one-size-fits-all academic nature of the Common Core. Lerman strongly supports youth apprenticeship programs. Lerman is skeptical of Common Core for two reasons: One is that it lacks any evidence. In other words, as I have written repeatedly, Common Core […]

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Republicans Get Played Again

on June 24, 2013, 7:52 AM / in National News, News, State News

By Ann Kane Four  weeks ago the College Board president David Coleman admitted he snookered  Republican governors into accepting Common Core. In his May 17 presentation to education data analysts in Boston, the author of Common Core State Standards  said: When  I was involved in convincing governors and others around this country to adopt  these standards, it was not ‘Obama […]

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Tyranny

on June 24, 2013, 3:24 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Tyranny is defined as many things. Merriam Webster’s dictionary defines it as oppressive power, while dictionary dot com says it is arbitrary or unrestrained exercise of power. Whatever definition you choose to use, I believe that we do, in fact, live in a nation where our rulers are exercising arbitrary and unrestrained power, and that we are being oppressed. It […]

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Snowden Leaves Hong Kong for Moscow

Snowden Leaves Hong Kong for Moscow

on June 23, 2013, 5:52 PM / in National News, News

by  Anna Nemtsova Edward Snowden, the former CIA contractor who became the biggest leaker in the history of the NSA, is on the run. On May 20, the 29-year-old left Hawaii for Hong Kong, shortly before the Guardian and the Washington Post began publishing what’s become a stream of stories about secret surveillance by the NSA on American citizens and […]

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GOP: ‘We Support Our Nation’s 11 Million Latino Criminals’

GOP: ‘We Support Our Nation’s 11 Million Latino Criminals’

on June 23, 2013, 5:36 PM / in National News, News, Opinion

  My old body only deals with so much heat and humidity and today has taken its’ toll on me. Jeff has posted a bunch more items on The Federal Observer – you will need to go to his web page to view and read them all. WASHINGTON—As the debate over immigration reform continues in Congress, members of the Republican […]

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U.S. seeks Snowden’s extradition, urges Hong Kong to act quickly

U.S. seeks Snowden’s extradition, urges Hong Kong to act quickly

on June 23, 2013, 2:35 PM / in National News, News

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, an analyst with a U.S. defense contractor, is seen in this file still image taken from video during an interview by The Guardian in his hotel room in Hong Kong June 6, 2013. Credit: Reuters/Glenn Greenwald/Laura Poitras/Courtesy of The Guardian/Handout via Reuters By Steve Holland and Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States said on […]

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Obama birthplace mistake: Yahoo! News declines comment

Obama birthplace mistake: Yahoo! News declines comment

on June 23, 2013, 2:32 PM / in National News, News

Erik Wemple: A reported opinion blog on news media The Washington Post In April 2011, Barack Obama, president of the United States, took the extraordinary step of releasing the long-form version of his birth certificate. As the New York Times wrote at the time, the idea behind the move was “to finally end a long-simmering conspiracy theory among some conservatives […]

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SCHOOL CHOICE AND CHARTERS WILL KILL PRIVATE EDUCATION

on June 22, 2013, 7:17 AM / in National News, News

PART 2 of 2 By Charlotte Iserbyt SCHOOL CHOICE IS TOTAL FEDERAL CONTROL What would you do, if you wanted to be in charge/control of our nation, its economy, and the people themselves? You would use the Hegelian dialectic: create problem (dumbing down) over a long period of time (gradualism), people scream, impose a solution the people never would have accepted had […]

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HOW DID THEY KNOW?

on June 22, 2013, 5:45 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Aldous Huxley, “Brave New World” (1931); Ayn Rand, “Anthem” (1937); George Orwell, “Animal Farm” (1945) & the novel “1984” (written in 1949)……for examples. One reason might be they were not subjected to Political Correctness but were indeed predicting it in various forms due to their individual abilities to logically project future outcomes from past and present societal trends. In “Brave […]

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The Palin Doctrine

The Palin Doctrine

on June 21, 2013, 8:11 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

On U.S. military intervention in Syria’s civil war, where “both sides are slaughtering each other as they scream over an arbitrary red line ‘Allahu akbar’ … I say let Allah sort it out.” So said Sarah Palin to the Faith and Freedom Coalition conference. And, as is not infrequently the case, she nailed it. Hours later, Gideon Rachman of the […]

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SCHOOL CHOICE AND CHARTERS WILL KILL PRIVATE EDUCATION

SCHOOL CHOICE AND CHARTERS WILL KILL PRIVATE EDUCATION

on June 21, 2013, 7:16 AM / in National News, News

PART 1 of 2 By Charlotte Iserbyt Have any of us ever seen such a whirlwind education controversy taking place nationwide? We have been maneuvered by “change agents at the highest level” into a position where there are really no legitimate/safe options for educating our children than “in the home.” This is safe only if home schoolers do not accept one […]

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Farm Bill Update…..

Farm Bill Update…..

on June 21, 2013, 6:42 AM / in National News, News

By: Daniel Horowitz Edited by Frank Neudecker Yesterday, GOP leadership suffered a stunning defeat as 62 Republicans voted against the 5-year farm bill (H.R. 1947), which locks in the record baseline of food stamp spending and creates multiple new agriculture subsidy programs.  A handful of them voted against it because it cut too much spending, and others like Bill Shuster […]

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Corker-Hoeven: Schumer’s Wimp Brigade Rides to the Rescue

Corker-Hoeven: Schumer’s Wimp Brigade Rides to the Rescue

on June 21, 2013, 6:28 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: Daniel Horowitz WIMP  (wmp) n. A subatomic particle that has a large mass and interacts with other matter primarily through gravitation. n. Informal. 1. a weak, ineffectual, timid person. Political Representing a state like North Dakota and scoring a 47% from Heritage Action while working overtime to save Democrats and pass a dying amnesty bill Imagine if Democrats elected […]

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Farm Bill in House, Online Petition to U.S. Representatives

Farm Bill in House, Online Petition to U.S. Representatives

on June 21, 2013, 6:02 AM / in Announcements, National News, News

Editor’s Note: while we might not agree with best use of federal funds for farming, we can agree that information is important. FARM BILL AMENDMENTS – Ask Your U.S. Representative to Support non-GMO Agriculture, Small Farmers and Local Food! The U.S. House is debating its version of the Farm Bill (H.R. 1947). Over 200 amendments have been introduced, including several […]

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THREAT OF THE GLOBAL CABAL OF COLLUDING ENTITIES

THREAT OF THE GLOBAL CABAL OF COLLUDING ENTITIES

on June 21, 2013, 5:54 AM / in National News, News

By Ron Ewart At the risk of offending just about everyone, we’re going to lay it on the line here because we have been working up to these words for a long time. This is not some playground spat we’re in. We are in a war, a battle for our very lives, our freedom and American sovereignty but most Americans […]

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