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Will budding bridge scandal end Chris Christie’s presidential hopes?

Will budding bridge scandal end Chris Christie’s presidential hopes?

on January 10, 2014, 7:28 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By REBECCA BERG / Washington Examiner New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has two rules. One, always do the right thing. Two, always tell the truth. Anyone who breaks a rule is toast. Period. “We had a zero-tolerance policy in that regard,” recalled one former aide who worked on Christie’s first gubernatorial campaign, in 2009. “When someone did let him down, he […]

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10 things you need to know today

10 things you need to know today

on January 10, 2014, 7:23 AM / in National News, News

1. Christie fires aide linked to traffic scandal New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) on Thursday fired a top aide for her role in politically motivated lane closures on the George Washington Bridge. The tinkering with the bridge created gridlock in Fort Lee, a town run by a Democratic mayor who didn’t support the Republican governor’s reelection campaign. “I am […]

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What about your health?

What about your health?

on January 10, 2014, 6:41 AM / in National News, News

A key official involved in ObamaCare’s rollout is headed back to Capitol Hill for Republicans’ first 2014 hearing on the law. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Deputy Administrator Gary Cohen has testified before lawmakers many times in the last year about the law’s implementation. 
He’s also met privately with members to describe the administration’s effort to shore up HealthCare.gov and promote […]

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More than 100 parents protest as Arizona school chooses from three pro-abortion sex ed courses

More than 100 parents protest as Arizona school chooses from three pro-abortion sex ed courses

on January 10, 2014, 6:35 AM / in National News, News

by Kirsten Andersen TEMPE, AZ, January 9, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Parents and community leaders in Tempe, Arizona, are outraged after learning that their school district is considering implementing a sexual education curriculum written by Planned Parenthood. The other two sex ed curricula being considered equally promote abortion. At Tuesday’s meeting of a Tempe Union High School District school board committee […]

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The Whitehouse Expands it’s Demeaner of Snowden

The Whitehouse Expands it’s Demeaner of Snowden

on January 10, 2014, 6:27 AM / in National News, News

By Jeremy Herb, jherb@thehill.com, and Kristina Wong, kwong@thehill.com. Lawmakers slammed Edward Snowden Thursday as a traitor and terrorist-aider, seizing on a classified Pentagon report detailing the damage his leaks have caused. The House Intelligence Committee leaders said the Pentagon report found the former National Security Agency contractor had put U.S. troops at risk and helped terror groups adapt their tactics to evade […]

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Just Can’t Wait

Just Can’t Wait

on January 10, 2014, 6:19 AM / in National News, News

What’s Happening in Washington today: A House Natural Resources subpanel will hold a hearing on seismic exploration.  And to top off the day, the National Academy of Sciences will release a report on how to anticipate the abrupt impacts of climate change. The Associated Press reports the EPA will require that oil-and-gas companies fracturing off the coast of Southern California […]

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THE LITTLE ENGINE THAT CAN’T

THE LITTLE ENGINE THAT CAN’T

on January 10, 2014, 6:14 AM / in National News, News

As the number of derailments by trains carrying crude oil escalates, lawmakers are pressing the Obama administration to act. For one, each time one of the trains transporting crude oil has derailed or collided with another train, it’s set off an explosion, leaving railcars ablaze. And those explosions are forcing nearby residents to evacuate their homes. The accidents are feeding […]

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Can you feel it?

Can you feel it?

on January 10, 2014, 6:10 AM / in National News, News

It’s December jobs report time on Friday, with expectations all looking pretty positive for the labor market’s performance at the end of last year. The Bureau of Labor Statistics is expected to report somewhere in the neighborhood of an additional 230,000 — with around 8,000 job losses across the federal government — and an unemployment rate hanging in around 7 […]

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Really? These cities are ‘gayer’ than Seattle?

Really? These cities are ‘gayer’ than Seattle?

on January 9, 2014, 9:47 AM / in National News, News

Just one of many reasons I have NO DESIRE to ever return to the Seattle/King County, WA area… SODOM & GOMORRAH of The Pac. NW. By Vanessa Ho / Seattlepi The Advocate has come out with its annual list of “gayest cities,” and, as usual, Seattle is high on the list. But not that high, having lost points to cities that […]

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Correcting Mark Levin’s Repeated Misrepresentation of James Madison

Correcting Mark Levin’s Repeated Misrepresentation of James Madison

on January 9, 2014, 9:35 AM / in National News, News

Mark Levin (shown) is at it again. During an appearance on CSPAN’s Book TV program, the talk-show host went on a rhetorical rampage against those who prefer nullification over a constitutional convention as a tactic in the war against federal tyranny. Given that Levin is little more than an entertainer who gets richer the more provocatively he behaves, it isn’t […]

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Reid Overstates Reduction in Uninsured

Reid Overstates Reduction in Uninsured

on January 9, 2014, 9:21 AM / in National News, News

  Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid incorrectly claimed that 9 million Americans “have health care that didn’t have it before” because of the Affordable Care Act. That figure includes an unknown number who previously had insurance but switched to a policy sold through the exchanges, plus an unknown number of Medicaid recipients who renewed their coverage. Reid made the statement […]

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U.S. business lobby urges action on fast-track trade power

U.S. business lobby urges action on fast-track trade power

on January 9, 2014, 9:16 AM / in National News, News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday urged Congress to give the White House authority to fast-track international trade agreements and said major deals in the pipeline could stumble without the measure. Trade Promotion Authority legislation, which is expected to be presented this week with bipartisan support, would let the White House put trade agreements before Congress […]

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Hearing delayed until Feb. 26 for Carl Philip Herold, accused along with domestic partner of using son for child porn

Hearing delayed until Feb. 26 for Carl Philip Herold, accused along with domestic partner of using son for child porn

on January 9, 2014, 8:34 AM / in National News, News

I hope this article will open the covered eyes of those who refuse to stand against the SODOMITES and the LESBIANS. Their lifestyle is an abomination to all but most of all to God, our Creator. Put yourself in the place of these young children who are being USED by these vile beings.  They don’t want to adopt to provide […]

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Ducking From the Truth

Ducking From the Truth

on January 9, 2014, 8:30 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

(Editor’s Note: In conjunction with The Patriot Post’s new Daily Digest format Monday through Friday, Mark Alexander’s column will be published midweek on Wednesday instead of Thursday.) For two decades, a relentless and insidious campaign to undermine faith and family, the foundational tenets of our Republic, has been on the rise. With the 2008 election of Barack Hussein Obama, the […]

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Republicans Pressing Reid to Delay the Anti-gun ObamaCare Mandate

Republicans Pressing Reid to Delay the Anti-gun ObamaCare Mandate

on January 9, 2014, 8:08 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

It’s what GOA has been calling for.  We’ve been begging Republicans to use any and every bill that comes before the Senate and to offer a repeal or delay of the ObamaCare mandate as an amendment. And yesterday, Senator Mitch McConnell did just that. McConnell proposed a Unanimous Consent agreement that would allow Obama’s unemployment insurance extension to move forward […]

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Obama Rejects Charity Payments for Premiums

Obama Rejects Charity Payments for Premiums

on January 9, 2014, 8:06 AM / in National News, News

The sick are getting a reality check. It’s 2014, the first year of full Obamacare implementation and taxation…but Obama is focused on the well and the healthy, not the poor and the sick. An article in Inside Health Insurance Exchanges (HEX) tells the tale, “HHS Warns Hospitals, Providers Not to Cover Patient Premiums.” A Los Angeles non-profit, called A Better […]

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Obama Pentagon Waived Ban on Chinese Parts in U.S. Weapons

Obama Pentagon Waived Ban on Chinese Parts in U.S. Weapons

on January 9, 2014, 8:04 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Even as top officials in the communist regime ruling over mainland China were spewing increasingly militaristic anti-American rhetoric — not to mention the Beijing-based dictatorship’s massive espionage operations against the United States — the Obama administration reportedly waived laws prohibiting certain Chinese-made parts on U.S. weapons systems. Experts say the apparently unprecedented move represents a major national-security risk and is […]

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Obama to Prevent “Dangerous” People From Owning Guns

Obama to Prevent “Dangerous” People From Owning Guns

on January 9, 2014, 8:02 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Once again, President Barack Obama has demonstrated that he considers his will to be the supreme law of the land and he alone will decide who is allowed to buy a gun. In an executive “Fact Sheet” issued January 3 by the White House, the president purports to establish new guidelines for “keep[ing] Guns out of Potentially Dangerous Hands.” What […]

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10 things you need to know today, January 9th

10 things you need to know today, January 9th

on January 9, 2014, 7:37 AM / in National News, News

1. Christie denies involvement in bridge-closing scandal Newly-released emails suggest that members of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s staff orchestrated lane closings on the George Washington Bridge that caused traffic gridlock in Fort Lee, N.J., last September to punish the city’s mayor for failing to support Christie’s reelection campaign. Christie, facing an early test for his potential 2016 presidential candidacy, […]

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It’s Easy to End A Life, We have done it so many times before

on January 9, 2014, 7:05 AM / in National News, News

A little over a year ago, a similar incident happen in Jackson, TN, again in Oklahoma, California, and Texas. The standard response is destroy the animal even if docile. The sad thing is they are destroying private property and doing so without compensating the owner. The Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution contain a Due Process Clause. […]

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