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Senate passage of immigration bill on track

Senate passage of immigration bill on track

on June 25, 2013, 2:12 PM / in National News, News

By ERICA WERNER and DAVID ESPO | Associated Press  Associated Press/J. Scott Applewhite – Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., speaks with reporters after the immigration bill got more than 60 needed votes to advance in the Senate, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, …more  June 24, 2013. A measure he crafted with Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., includes changes to the original border […]

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Power plant limits at center of Obama climate plan

Power plant limits at center of Obama climate plan

on June 25, 2013, 2:09 PM / in National News, News

Obama to unveil climate plan focusing on power plant emission limits, renewable energy By Josh Lederman and Matthew Daly, Associated Press | Associated Press President Barack Obama speaks during his meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, June 24, 2013, with CEOs, business owners and entrepreneurs to discuss …more  immigration reform. From left are, Cecilia Muñoz, […]

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MARK TAYLOR’S FIGHT FOR COLUMBINE

MARK TAYLOR’S FIGHT FOR COLUMBINE

on June 25, 2013, 2:05 PM / in National News, News

By Ann Blake Tracy MARK ALLEN TAYLOR On April 20, 1999 Eric Harris opened fire outside Columbine High School. Standing with his friends having a discussion on the Bible was Mark Allen Taylor. The first bullets hit Mark with anywhere from 7 – 13 entering his body. The damage was so great that doctors could not determine the number of […]

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IRS Sent $46,378,040 in Refunds to 23,994 ‘Unauthorized’ Aliens at 1 Atlanta Address

IRS Sent $46,378,040 in Refunds to 23,994 ‘Unauthorized’ Aliens at 1 Atlanta Address

on June 24, 2013, 7:31 PM / in National News, News

by TERRANCE  JEFFREY The  Internal Revenue Service sent 23,994 tax refunds worth a combined    $46,378,040 to “unauthorized” alien workers who all used the same   address in  Atlanta, Ga., in 2011, according to the Treasury Inspector   General for Tax  Administration (TIGTA). That was not the only Atlanta address theoretically used by   thousands of  “unauthorized” alien workers receiving millions in federal   tax […]

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Whistleblower says Obama received financial aid as foreign student

Whistleblower says Obama received financial aid as foreign student

on June 24, 2013, 7:28 PM / in National News, News

By: Linda Bentley Concerned about fraud being committed and Obama, being a citizen of Indonesia, was never eligible to be president of the United States SANTA ANA, Calif. – While Attorney Orly Taitz was participating in a rally in front of the U.S. Capitol on June 19, a whistleblower from Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) in Albany, N.Y. approached her […]

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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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