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British Company Is Awarded Contract to Administer Health Rollout

British Company Is Awarded Contract to Administer Health Rollout

on July 5, 2013, 7:31 AM / in National News, News

By  ROBERT PEAR WASHINGTON — Racing to meet an October deadline, Obama administration officials said Thursday that they had awarded a contract worth as much as $1.2 billion to a British company to help them sift applications for health insurance and tax credits under the new health care law. The company, Serco, has extensive experience as a government contractor with […]

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We can fix the problems with the ‘employer mandate,’ but the GOP won’t let it happen

We can fix the problems with the ‘employer mandate,’ but the GOP won’t let it happen

on July 5, 2013, 7:18 AM / in National News, News

By Jamelle Bouie Tuesday night, the Obama administration announced that it would delay the “employer mandate” provision of the Affordable Care Act, which requires businesses of 50 employees or more to provide health insurance or face a penalty. The reason for the delay, as Sarah Kliff reports for The Post, is that the administration has heard “significant concerns from employers […]

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Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren Apparently Tried (And Failed) to Rejoin CNN

Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren Apparently Tried (And Failed) to Rejoin CNN

on July 5, 2013, 7:12 AM / in National News, News

Don Irvine Mediaite is reporting that sources have told them that Fox News mainstay Greta Van Susteren initiated several high level meetings with new CNN president Jeff Zucker, to explore the possibility of rejoining the network. Van Susteren, whose departure from CNN for Fox in 2002 raised eyebrows since she wasn’t considered to be a conservative, has been a fixture […]

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A Coup? Or Something Else? $1.5 Billion in U.S. Aid Is on the Line

on July 5, 2013, 7:09 AM / in National News, News

By  PETER BAKER WASHINGTON — By all accounts, the generals removed the democratically elected president, put him in detention, arrested his allies and suspended the Constitution. Army vehicles and soldiers in riot gear roamed the streets, while jet fighters roared overhead. But was it a military coup d’état? For the White House and the new Egyptian government, that is the […]

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Lawsuit Raises Ire of Company Owner

Lawsuit Raises Ire of Company Owner

on July 5, 2013, 7:00 AM / in National News, News

A Texas business owner is being sued for injuries suffered by an elevator lift his company didn’t install. Tim Byrom and his son, Clint, and their construction company Brint Construction are being sued by homeowner James Keene who claims to have injured his arm when he tried to repair a cargo lift in his beach house.  “They sued us, but […]

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Gang’s Immigration Bill Funnels $100 Million to Leftwing Community Organizers

Gang’s Immigration Bill Funnels $100 Million to Leftwing Community Organizers

on July 5, 2013, 6:50 AM / in National News, News

By Ashton Ellis A little-noticed section of the Gang of Eight’s immigration reform bill could funnel up to $100 million in taxpayer-provided funds to leftwing community organizers for helping to “integrate” newly legalized immigrants into American society. At the heart of the 24-page scheme (pp.383-407) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. The entity, called the “United States Citizenship Foundation” (USCF), will […]

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Southern States out voted on Gang of Eight’s Immigration Bill

on July 5, 2013, 6:45 AM / in National News, News

The Senate has voted 68 – 32 to invoke cloture on the Gang of Eight’s Immigration Bill; in other words, for the bill. Once again, the South (the 13 State South of the Congressional Quarterly:  Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia) has voted against liberalization of U. S. immigration policy, […]

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Catholic Bishop: Supreme Court ‘Giving Legal Protection to an Intrinsic Evil’

Catholic Bishop: Supreme Court ‘Giving Legal Protection to an Intrinsic Evil’

on July 5, 2013, 6:39 AM / in National News, News

By Terence P.  Jeffrey (CNSNews.com) – Bishop Thomas John Paprocki, leader of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield, Ill., says the U.S. Supreme Court is giving “legal protection to intrinsic evil” in its decisions late last month that advanced the cause of legalized same-sex “marriage” in the United States. “As in the case of Roe v. Wade striking down abortion laws […]

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EPA Encourages Utility Controlled Refrigerators

EPA Encourages Utility Controlled Refrigerators

on July 5, 2013, 6:36 AM / in National News, News

By Eric Scheiner CNS News  (CNSNews.com) – At times of peak demand for electricity, do you want your refrigerator to run at the discretion of the power company? The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has revised its Energy Star energy-efficiency requirements for residential refrigerators, and it is encouraging the inclusion of “connected” features that respond to utility signals to curb their […]

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Restore the Fourth

Restore the Fourth

on July 5, 2013, 6:28 AM / in National News, News

In more than 100 towns and cities across the nation on this July 4th, protestors gathered not to celebrate America’s independence but instead to demand that freedom and liberty be returned to a nation where rights are under attack and disappearing. “Restore the Fourth,” has a double meaning; first recognizing the nation’s founding and seeking restoration of the privacy rights that used […]

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Administration Postpones Obamacare Mandate on Businesses–‘Past 2014 Elections’

Administration Postpones Obamacare Mandate on Businesses–‘Past 2014 Elections’

on July 3, 2013, 9:30 AM / in National News, News

By Susan Jones Original Article (CNSNews.com) – The Obama administration announced on Thursday that it is giving businesses an extra year to provide the required health insurance coverage to their full-time employees without risk of incurring tax penalties. “During this 2014 transition period, we strongly encourage employers to maintain or expand health coverage,” the TreasuryDepartment blogged. Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), […]

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I Present to you: The New “HYBRID” Republican

I Present to you: The New “HYBRID” Republican

on July 2, 2013, 7:19 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

by Susan Horton The power of Power is stronger than gravity. Washington’s power is no  exception. It seems to entangle even the purest of heart turning its good  intentions into an Institute of Politics. Recently I learned that Silicon Valley  spent millions lobbying for immigration reform. Looking at the 68-32 Senate vote  it just may have been the safest, sure […]

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The New Freedom Index

The New Freedom Index

on July 2, 2013, 7:14 AM / in National News, News

A new Freedom Index project has just been posted at TheNewAmerican.com. Freedom Index votes and scores have been compiled from 1999 through the end of 2012 and posted into an online database. Find your Senators and Representative and see their cumulative scores. Then click on each to view the details of their individual votes. A perfect resource for the activist […]

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ROSS: Tyranny

ROSS: Tyranny

on July 2, 2013, 7:07 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

  Tyranny is defined as many things. Merriam Webster’s dictionary defines it as oppressive power, while dictionary.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 was […]

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The Idea of America

The Idea of America

on July 2, 2013, 7:03 AM / in National News, News

The major U.S. stock indexes bounced back from Friday’s slump, starting the day up 1% on positive manufacturing and construction data. But does a 1% gain in the stock market make the average guy feel wealthier? Judging by this… no. That’s the problem with this “recovery.” “No matter what happens to the U.S. economy in the future” writes one reader, […]

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Shock Video Shows Police Forcibly Drawing Blood

on July 2, 2013, 6:37 AM / in National News, News

Man screams “what country is this” as cops strap him down By Paul Joseph Watson Prison Planet.com Shock video out of Georgia shows police strapping down citizens accused of drunk driving before using a needle forcibly draw blood as the victim screams, “what country is this?” Atlanta News, Weather, Traffic, and Sports | FOX 5   The policy of police […]

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Supreme Court Removed as a Factor

Supreme Court Removed as a Factor

on July 2, 2013, 6:26 AM / in History, National News, News

In all his Supreme Court appointments Lincoln was cautious to appoint men to the Court who were fully sympathetic with the measures his administration devised to win the war, and who gave no indication that they would oppose the policies, often clearly unconstitutional, which Lincoln considered necessary. “The [Lincoln] administration would await no debacle, no breath-taking defeat at the hands […]

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Some Gun News from Across the Country

Some Gun News from Across the Country

on July 2, 2013, 6:17 AM / in National News, News

Obama playing with guns again: For someone who wants to strip 2nd Amendment rights away from Americans, he sure likes his guns. While schools and cities across the nation are cracking down on kids for playing with toy guns, Obama is doing the opposite of what he preaches once again. He had another picture posted a few months ago of […]

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Obama’s Final Word: Catholics Must Buy/Provide Coverage for Abortion Drugs

Obama’s Final Word: Catholics Must Buy/Provide Coverage for Abortion Drugs

on July 2, 2013, 5:58 AM / in National News, News

By Terence P.  Jeffrey (CNSNews.com) – The Department of Health and Human Services today released the final text of the final adjustments to the Obamacare regulation that requires virtually all health-care plans to provide cost-free coverage for sterilizations, contraceptives and abortion-inducing drugs. Catholics and Evangelical Christians have objected to the regulation, arguing that it violates their First Amendment right to […]

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Reported Beheading of Syrian Priest Boosts Fear for Christians’ Safety

Reported Beheading of Syrian Priest Boosts Fear for Christians’ Safety

on July 2, 2013, 5:53 AM / in National News, News

By Patrick Goodenough (CNSNews.com) – Claims that a Catholic priest has been beheaded by  jihadist rebels in Syria are drawing new attention to the plight of  Syrian Christians, caught in the middle of a brutal struggle and said by  campaigners to face an existential threat. Last week the Vatican reported that a Catholic priest, Francois  Murad, had been killed by […]

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