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The Long-Awaited Arrival of 1984

The Long-Awaited Arrival of 1984

on June 11, 2013, 8:14 AM / in National News, News

Anyone who has ever read “1984” or seen the movie based on George Orwell’s book that depicts tyrannical governmental control might say we’re not too far from it. The recent discovery of the federal government’s National Security Agency spying on Americans underscores the point. Yet, members of Congress either act shocked over it or try to defend this blatant shredding […]

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The Predictable Response to Edward Snowden’s Disclosure of PRISM

The Predictable Response to Edward Snowden’s Disclosure of PRISM

on June 11, 2013, 8:08 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Bob Adelmann         Now that the source of the leak published last week in the Washington Post has identified himself, the response from defenders of the surveillance state was immediate and predictable. Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old employee of a National Security Agency (NSA) contractor, Booz Allen Hamilton, hoped that with the election of President Obama in 2008 the surveillance […]

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Charles Gave Warns: “Should The Fed Lose Control, The Downside Move In Markets May Be Terrifying”

Charles Gave Warns: “Should The Fed Lose Control, The Downside Move In Markets May Be Terrifying”

on June 11, 2013, 7:53 AM / in National News, News

Submitted by Tyler Durden Charles Gave of GaveKal has a fascinating summary of where the nearly five-year long experiment in central-planning has taken the US, and by implication, global economy. To wit: What kind of failure? By propping up asset markets, the Fed has created an illusion that wealth is being created. The next step, according to Bernanke’s plan,  should […]

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Joe & Mr. Ags go to a Gun Buyback Program

Joe & Mr. Ags go to a Gun Buyback Program

on June 11, 2013, 7:17 AM / in National News, News

On Saturday, June 8th, the City of Toledo, along with the Mayor’s Coalition of Hope, sponsored a cash-for-firearms program at People’s Missionary Baptist Church in Toledo, OH.  So, what better way for Joe and Mr. Ags to spend a sunny Saturday than to witness this event for ourselves (and maybe score a couple of good buys while we are at […]

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Self-Proclaimed Economic Wizards

Self-Proclaimed Economic Wizards

on June 11, 2013, 6:41 AM / in National News, News

By Ralph R. Reiland The Obama administration’s fundamental scandal. With the U.S. economy in its slowest job-market recovery since World War II and still 2.6 million jobs short from its payroll peak in January 2008, it’s good to hear there’s finally someone in the Obama administration who says he knows how to jump-start an economy. On May 26, Secretary of […]

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Feds now back morning-after pills for all girls

Feds now back morning-after pills for all girls

on June 11, 2013, 6:28 AM / in National News, News

By TOM HAYS NEW YORK (AP) — After setting off a storm of criticism from abortion rights groups upset that a Democratic president had sided with social conservatives, the Obama administration said it will comply with a judge’s order to allow girls of any age to buy emergency contraception without prescriptions. But in doing so, at least one opponent of […]

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

on June 11, 2013, 6:25 AM / in National News, News

By The Associated Press From the as dumb as it might be file….. Associated Press/Steve Helber, File – FILE – In a Monday, Jan. 17, 2011 file photo, gun violence protesters participate in a lie-in during an anti-gun rally at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. Nearly six in 10 …more  Americans want stricter gun laws in the aftermath of last month’s […]

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Recorded: IRS Agent Telling Non-Profit To Keep Faith To Themselves

Recorded: IRS Agent Telling Non-Profit To Keep Faith To Themselves

on June 11, 2013, 6:18 AM / in National News, News

By Erik Stanley Texas-based Pro-Life Revolution applied for 501(c)3 status with the IRS in January 2011–they received that status some 900 days later, on June 6, 2013 in a letter dated May 19. In the interim, they received letters asking for clarification and “more information,” and a March 2012 phone call in which IRS agent Sherry Wan told Pro-Life Revolution […]

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Quest for more expensive food continues

Quest for more expensive food continues

on June 11, 2013, 6:12 AM / in National News, News

Both houses of the legislature in Connecticut have approved legislation aimed at requiring the labeling of (near-ubiquitous) foodstuffs with genetically modified (GMO) ingredients. The Senate’s version includes an “all jump off together” clause preventing it from going into effect until at least four states have joined in on the idea, which must cumulatively have a population of at least 20 […]

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The Gestapo is alive and well in the American government

The Gestapo is alive and well in the American government

on June 11, 2013, 6:02 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By DOUG THOMPSON – Capitol Hill Blue Sadly, this should be America’s flag now It’s official:  America today is no better than Nazi Germany.  It’s no different than Soviet Russia was during the height of communism.  The so-called land of the free and home of the brave is now the nation of spied upon where the government collects private data […]

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DHS Source Warns World War About to Break Out, Will Kill Millions of People

DHS Source Warns World War About to Break Out, Will Kill Millions of People

on June 11, 2013, 5:42 AM / in National News, News

By Mac Slavo Something is wrong. Very, very wrong. Our economy is, as it has been for many years, on the brink of collapse. They may not have announced it officially just yet, but recent data suggest that we are most certainly in another recession (we may never have actually gotten out of the first one). While official statistics indicate […]

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Paul Rosenberg on RT: Online Surveillance in the US

on June 11, 2013, 5:39 AM / in National News, News

You will probably be quite familiar with the idea that the government has a nasty habit of spying on Americans who haven’t done anything wrong. Until recently, most of us have been called kooks, conspiracy nuts and worse… But, as the scandals keep coming, the general public is starting to wake up to the abuses. One leading voice in the […]

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A Faith To Stand Firm

A Faith To Stand Firm

on June 10, 2013, 8:21 AM / in National News, News

By: Erick Erickson The Boy Scouts, as by now you know, has decided to allow in gay scouts while keeping two prohibitions.  The first is that which prevents gay scout leaders.  The second, which has gone mostly without notice, is the prohibition on sexual activity by scouts. This has put many Christians in a position they never asked to be […]

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What to do about it?

What to do about it?

on June 10, 2013, 8:11 AM / in National News, News

By  Claire  Wolfe Original Post Looks like Claire & I are of the same mind set on this topic    Twenty open tabs in three browsers on two computers. I read and think about last week’s shocking-but-utterly-unsurprising revelations about NSA snoopery. A thousand thoughts run through my head but not a single word makes its way into electrons. No, it’s no […]

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News Shorts For June 10th 2013

News Shorts For June 10th 2013

on June 10, 2013, 8:03 AM / in National News, News

Edward Snowden: The Whistleblower Behind the NSA Surveillance Revelations  The individual responsible for one of the most significant leaks in US political history is Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old former technical assistant for the CIA and current employee of the defense contractor Booz Allen Hamilton. Snowden has been working at the National Security Agency for the last four years as an […]

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DHS insider: It’s about to get very ugly

DHS insider: It’s about to get very ugly

on June 10, 2013, 6:30 AM / in National News, News

By Doug Hagmann Canada Free Press Editor’s Note: “The penalty good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men” Plato Consider the magnitude of this article and the recent statements by Eric Snowden and you can only conclude that the evils of men have surely outweighed any good intentions that others thought might come […]

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The Climb

The Climb

on June 9, 2013, 1:07 PM / in Local News, National News, News

Adam Baxter has been climbing since May 23rd  and  was supposed to reach the summit of Mt. McKinley some time yesterday.  Adam spoke w/his wife Christine Friday via a satellite phone one of his buddies carried w/him. Contact and pictures are limited because any battery powered device has to be carried close to their body to keep the batteries warm.   Because […]

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North American Lawyer Agreement

North American Lawyer Agreement

on June 9, 2013, 10:07 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Posted  by Joe Wurzelbacher It’s not everyday that I find myself agreeing (in part at least) with an organization founded by Ralph Nader.  But all of us should share a sense of alarm over an otherwise obscure Canadian patent case that raises a clear and present danger to American’s own authority.  In the case, pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly – a […]

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Shoveling manure on the Constitution & the Declaration of Independence

Shoveling manure on the Constitution & the Declaration of Independence

on June 9, 2013, 10:03 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

  THE PARTY OF IRRELEVENCE WILL CAVE AGAIN—S. 744 A nation on the precipice of absolute decadence & tyranny…Fait Accompli.  Our destruction, compliments of the 535 past & sitting, self-serving DC congressional delegations. The Rotting Process of the U.S. Government and all its parties will have reached the maturation point with the passage of S. 744—an amnesty rewards program for […]

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DFW now a ‘command and control’ center for Mexican cartels

on June 9, 2013, 9:55 AM / in National News, News

Every politician who votes to REFORM immigration is GUILTY of aiding and abetting the criminal activity of the ILLEGALS and their DRUG LORDS. They are either doing it due to the $$$ they receive for their assistance in weakening the immigration laws or they are so stupid they couldn’t find their way out of a small paper bag. There is […]

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