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Rep. Amash: “Washington Elites Fear Liberty”

Rep. Amash: “Washington Elites Fear Liberty”

on July 26, 2013, 8:30 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Jack Kenny When the White House and the National Security Agency went all out to defeat Rep. Justin Amash’s amendment to cut funding for NSA’s massive collection and storage of Americans’ telephone records, the Michigan Republican cited that opposition as a point in favor of passing the measure. “When’s the last time a president put out an emergency […]

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The Cavalry Group Newswire

on July 26, 2013, 8:18 AM / in National News, News

The Cavalry Group’s Director of Public Affairs, Phil Christofanelli, wrote a four part series exposing the links between the United States Department of Agriculture and animal rights extremist organizations: Part 1: Animal Rights Activists Transforming USDA from Top to Bottom For most Americans, contact with the United States Department of Agriculture is rare, save for reading the occasional sticker on […]

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House Leadership Proposes Moving

House Leadership Proposes Moving

on July 26, 2013, 8:09 AM / in National News, News

“Immigration Amnesty Lite” “A new Pew poll suggests that illegal immigrants, if given citizenship, would vote for liberal, anti-gun candidates by an 8-to-1 margin.” – GOA’s Erich Pratt, commenting on Pew poll findings as reported in The Washington Post (7/22/13) Just when we had largely won the fight to prevent 8,000,000 new anti-gun Obama voters from being added to the […]

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Feds tell Web firms to turn over user account passwords

Feds tell Web firms to turn over user account passwords

on July 26, 2013, 8:05 AM / in National News, News

Secret demands mark escalation in Internet surveillance by the federal government through gaining access to user passwords, which are typically stored in encrypted form. by Declan McCullagh The U.S. government has demanded that major Internet companies divulge users’ stored passwords, according to two industry sources familiar with these orders, which represent an escalation in surveillance techniques that has not previously […]

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Stand Fast In Liberty

Stand Fast In Liberty

on July 26, 2013, 7:56 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

This column is archived here. People are strange creatures. And sometimes Christians are the strangest. One would think that people who experience freedom in Christ would be the first ones to desire and defend the entire gamut of liberty. One would think that Paul’s words would deeply resonate with Christian folks: “Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ has […]

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Obama admin forces school district to let teenage girl use boys restroom, showers, sleeping quarters

Obama admin forces school district to let teenage girl use boys restroom, showers, sleeping quarters

on July 26, 2013, 7:53 AM / in National News, News

by Kirsten Andersen ARCADIA, CA, July 25, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Obama administration’s Justice Department has pressured a California school district into allowing an incoming high school freshman who is anatomically female but identifies as a boy to use the restroom and changing facilities assigned to her preferred sex, rather than her biological sex. Her family filed a federal discrimination […]

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Weiner & Spitzer — Now More Than Ever!

Weiner & Spitzer — Now More Than Ever!

on July 26, 2013, 7:49 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

“Progressivism leads inevitably to utter irrationality and eventually political, as well as moral, chaos.” So writes editor R.V. Young in the summer issue of Modern Age, the journal of which Russell Kirk was founding editor. The magazine arrived with the latest post from our cultural capital, where the front-runner in the mayoral race, Anthony Weiner, aka Carlos Danger, has been […]

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Selective ‘Race Baiting’ Continues

Selective ‘Race Baiting’ Continues

on July 26, 2013, 7:46 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Warren Beatty American Thinker Al Sharpton, et al. convicted George Zimmerman. The MSM, with NBC leading the way, also convicted Zimmerman. Fortunately, the U.S. is a country of law, so a trial by jury was held. Still, “race baiters” nearly got Zimmerman convicted. To say that Al Sharpton (and the MSM) is trying to keep the George Zimmerman acquittal verdict alive […]

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Halliburton pleads guilty to destroying Gulf spill evidence

Halliburton pleads guilty to destroying Gulf spill evidence

on July 26, 2013, 7:38 AM / in National News, News

(Reuters) – Halliburton Co has agreed to plead guilty to destroying evidence related to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Thursday. The government said Halliburton’s guilty plea is the third by a company over the spill and requires the world’s second-largest oilfield services company to pay a maximum $200,000 statutory fine. Halliburton […]

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WE’RE LOOKING FOR CHURCH ORPHANS

WE’RE LOOKING FOR CHURCH ORPHANS

on July 26, 2013, 7:32 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Coach Dave Daubenmire NewsWithViews.com “I am a church orphan, Coach.” That is what one e-mailer typed me last week. “I feel like an outcast, as if I had been left on the doorstep by those whom I felt loved me.” Church orphans. Sheep without shepherds. Children without parents. Relatives without a family. Orphans. Black sheep. Mal-contents. Fill in your […]

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Who will control your doctor?

Who will control your doctor?

on July 25, 2013, 7:41 AM / in National News, News

By Twila Brase Yesterday the U.S. Energy and Commerce House health subcommittee voted to pass a version of the bipartisan 70-page draft “SGR repeal” bill that will change the way Medicare pays your doctor and other clinicians. The bill repeals a longstanding contentious system of yearly payment cuts under a law called the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR)  — but then […]

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Disciples of Christ Vote to Embrace Homosexuality

Disciples of Christ Vote to Embrace Homosexuality

on July 25, 2013, 7:25 AM / in National News, News, Religion

Written by  Dave Bohon Another mainstream Christian denomination has caved in to the homosexual agenda. The Disciples of Christ (DOC) — also known as the “Christian Church” — voted at its recent General Assembly in Orlando, Florida, to affirm openly homosexual individuals as welcome members and leaders in the life of the denomination. In a resolution passed at the DOC’s […]

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NSA Taps Directly Into Undersea Fiber-optic Data Cables

NSA Taps Directly Into Undersea Fiber-optic Data Cables

on July 25, 2013, 7:19 AM / in National News, News

  Despite promises from a few federal lawmakers to hold the Obama administration and the National Security Agency (NSA) accountable for the recently revealed practice of wholesale surveillance of millions of Americans, to date, nothing has been done. In fact, as The New American reported last week, congressional impotence is likely to let Director of National Intelligence James Clapper escape […]

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Common Core: Some encouraging news? Please Note: Only some!

Common Core: Some encouraging news? Please Note: Only some!

on July 25, 2013, 7:15 AM / in National News, News, State News

Video: College Board Accidentally Explains   Dumbing Down AP to Match Common Core   AP tests are aligning to Common Core. So, explain this, Common Core proponents: the reason to change college-credit AP tests to Common Core is to make sure that they were actually college-ready? Um, that makes no sense. This video is a must-see. Start at about 1:05 […]

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Texas Planned Parenthood must reimburse $1.4 million in Medicaid fraud, calls charges ‘baseless’

Texas Planned Parenthood must reimburse $1.4 million in Medicaid fraud, calls charges ‘baseless’

on July 25, 2013, 7:03 AM / in National News, News

by Ben Johnson AUSTIN, TX, July 24, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Planned Parenthood must reimburse the State of Texas Medicaid program $1.4 million in erroneous and fraudulent billing, under the terms of a settlement announced today. That includes funds that, according to the whistleblower who exposed the chapter, were used to finance abortion-related services. A thorough investigation found that Planned Parenthood […]

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For Paul Krugman, Everything’s An Exception

For Paul Krugman, Everything’s An Exception

on July 25, 2013, 7:00 AM / in National News, News

By: Dan McLaughlin   The failure of Detroit is only the latest dramatic illustration of the practical failure of liberal-progressivism, standing in contrast to the great successes of free markets and conservative governance.  If you are Paul Krugman, the Nobel Prize-winning New York Times columnist, this sort of thing ought to give you pause about the connection between your big-government […]

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Defund Or Be Challenged

Defund Or Be Challenged

on July 25, 2013, 6:51 AM / in National News, News

By: Erick Erickson   Moderate Democrats are retreating from Obamacare, according to the Washington Post.  Hospitals are retreating from Obamacare.  Americans broadly doubt Obamacare will help them.  Consumers in most states won’t  see reductions in premiums for their healthcare, contrary to what the Democrats claimed.  In fact, there are twenty-seven ways in which Obamacare will increase the costs of your […]

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Stand Your Ground

Stand Your Ground

on July 24, 2013, 10:41 AM / in National News, News

Editorial Exegesis   Obama changes stance on “stand your ground” “Same-sex marriage isn’t the only subject on which President Obama’s views have evolved. In his remarks last Friday on George Zimmerman’s acquittal, the President said it would be wise to ‘examine’ state and local laws governing the use of firearms in self-defense. He suggested that ‘stand your ground’ provisions are […]

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Making the Case for Immigration: How the GOP Will Cave on Amnesty

Making the Case for Immigration: How the GOP Will Cave on Amnesty

on July 24, 2013, 8:47 AM / in National News, News

Many of us will never have to contemplate a decision to move to another country. Yet, we have heard from members over the years who have had to make that decision. Some escaping from totalitarian regimes and others just looking for a chance at a better life. According to the Center for Immigration Studies, “We estimate that 52 percent of […]

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Could Detroit’s Bankruptcy Filing Be the First of Many?

Could Detroit’s Bankruptcy Filing Be the First of Many?

on July 24, 2013, 8:40 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Raven Clabough Detroit, Michigan’s bankruptcy filing is causing fear that other major U.S. cities face a similar fate as they too are dealing with burdensome underfunded liabilities, such as retiree benefits. Just months ago, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder brought in an emergency financial manager to examine Detroit’s dire financial situation. Four months later, that financial manager, Kevyn Orr, […]

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