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Inherent Creator given individual Rights vs regulated privileges

on April 3, 2013, 8:17 PM / in National News, News, Opinion

An email to news@wvlk.com, Kruser@wvlkam.com from Mark Lowry sent to us via Jackie Juntti. Inherent Creator given individual Rights vs regulated privileges (rights of the people at large) Sorry I pissed you off Scott. I try to rely on logic,  and fact rather than emotion. A touch of commonsense also helps. Check the case law. hope this helps Your “gun” […]

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San Diegans for Secure Borders Coalition meets with Rep. Duncan Hunter

on April 3, 2013, 4:36 PM / in National News, News

Excellent one-minute piece on Ch. 9 News last night. Congressman Hunter agrees with San Diegans that there should be no talk of any amnesty until our border is fully secured and full employer and interior enforcement in place to turn off the main magnet for illegal immigration. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1nyVloSRbM&list=UUcCosHdbtQLDlU0azm1_DWA&index=1 We had a good meeting with Rep. Hunter yesterday. We discussed the […]

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Gun Control can be Passed Only

Gun Control can be Passed Only

on April 3, 2013, 8:41 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

“Gun-control measures that seemed destined to become law after the school shootings in Newtown, Conn., are in jeopardy amid a fierce lobbying campaign by firearms advocates.”  The Washington Post, April 1, 2013 We realize that you have been receiving several messages from Gun Owners of America in recent days. And while we apologize for filling your inbox so frequently, we hope […]

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Montana Governor Vetoes State Nullification of Federal Gun Grab

Montana Governor Vetoes State Nullification of Federal Gun Grab

on April 3, 2013, 8:35 AM / in National News, News

On March 28, Montana Governor Steve Bullock (shown) vetoed a nullification bill protecting the Second Amendment rights of Montanans from infringement by the federal government. As The New American reported at the time of its passage by the state legislature, the measure, House Bill 302, read in relevant part: A peace officer, state employee, or employee of any political subdivision […]

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Policy Tips on Medicad Expansion

on April 3, 2013, 7:41 AM / in National News, News

Editor’s Note: On Wednesday, April 3, at 1:00 p.m. EST there will be a conference call with John Nothdurft, the director of government relations and Ben Domenech, a Heartland research fellow and managing editor of Health Care News. Some of the questions that will be discussed are: Does your state benefit from President Barack Obama’s expansion of the Medicaid program, or does […]

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Medicaid Expansion Would “Save” Ohio Money by Increasing State, Federal Spending

Medicaid Expansion Would “Save” Ohio Money by Increasing State, Federal Spending

on April 3, 2013, 7:22 AM / in Local News, National News, News, State News

Backers of Medicaid expansion treat federal funding as free money Editor’s Note: Last month the local Jackson City Council voted unanimously on March 5th on the motion of Councilmember Cisco, seconded by Councilmember Buchanan, a Resolution supporting Medicaid expansion in the Tennessee was approved 8-0-1 with Councilman Conger abstaining. May I remind you that Councilman Conger abstained not for a lack of understanding of the […]

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Beware the gun tax

on April 3, 2013, 6:31 AM / in National News, News

Editor Note: David Addington at the Heritage Foundation reports on a little something-something slipped into the rough beast of gun control laws slouching toward the Senate to be born, courtesy of majority leader Harry Reid. Story by: John Hayward David Addington at the Heritage Foundation reports on a little something-something slipped into the rough beast of gun control laws slouching […]

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ASA Encourages States to Ban Most Favored Nation Clauses

on April 2, 2013, 4:20 PM / in National News, News

The Automotive Service Association (ASA) has announced that it will continue to work with legislators across the country to educate them on the potential harm of Most Favored Nation (MFN) clauses used in many property and casualty direct repair agreements. The announcement comes on the heels of Michigan passing Senate Bill 61 and Senate Bill 62, which prohibit MFN or […]

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ALEC – The Good and the Bad

on April 2, 2013, 7:13 AM / in National News, News

Why There Is Such a Disconnect Between GOP  Legislators and Grassroots Conservatives Have you ever wondered where Arkansas legislators get all those bills they file;  why even conservative legislators propose and often pass all these laws for which the conservatives back home never asked or wanted; why we can’t get our conservative legislators to listen to the people back home […]

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“Gang of 8” Member Graham Says “We’ve Got a Deal.”

“Gang of 8” Member Graham Says “We’ve Got a Deal.”

on April 2, 2013, 7:01 AM / in National News, News

Written by Warren Mass In an Easter Sunday interview with Candy Crowley, on CNN’s State of the Union program, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C., shown) said that an agreement on an immigration reform plan has been reached by the bipartisan “Gang of Eight” senators. Crowley noted that “big unions” and “big business” (referring to ongoing negotiations between the AFL-CIO and the […]

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Senators close to historic deal that would allow 11 million illegal immigrants to become U.S. citizens

Senators close to historic deal that would allow 11 million illegal immigrants to become U.S. citizens

on April 2, 2013, 6:47 AM / in National News, News

11 Million? These damned bas-TURDS in DC can’t count. Get ready for an amnesty, which will allow in excess of THIRTY MILLION+++ lawbreakers to invade your neighborhood – if they are not already here. Remember 1986? They told us then, that it would be a one-time affair, allowing ONE million illegals amnesty. It wound up being THREE times that number. […]

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War Is the Health of the Welfare State

on April 2, 2013, 6:45 AM / in National News, News

Bashful hawks have a slogan: “To ensure peace, prepare for war.” Budget hawks and fiscal conservatives could also adopt one: “To ensure financial peace, avoid war.” War making and empire building have put many prosperous nations on the road to ruin. Today, many developed countries suffer from what most people consider an entirely different problem: a costly welfare state that […]

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Have the Greens Gone Fracking Crazy?

on April 2, 2013, 6:43 AM / in National News, News

Environmental activists have a new whipping boy: MIT physics and engineering professor Ernest Moniz, President Obama’s nominee to head the U.S. Department of Energy. The reason? Moniz is viewed as pro-natural gas and therefore as pro-fracking. Most of the environmental movement opposes fracking (a.k.a. hydraulic fracturing, a method used to help extract natural gas from shale deposits by injecting pressurized […]

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Today, Cyprus, Tomorrow…

Today, Cyprus, Tomorrow…

on April 2, 2013, 6:40 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

“Government is theft.” The old libertarian battle cry came to mind when the news hit, two weeks ago, that Cyprus was about to confiscate 7 percent of all the insured deposits in the island’s two biggest banks. Nicosia also planned to siphon off 10 percent of uninsured deposits, those above 100,000 euros ($130,000), and use that cash as well to […]

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In search of equality equality

on April 2, 2013, 6:36 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: John Hayward Last week, Rush Limbaugh said he thought the battle over marriage was lost as soon as rhetorical concessions such as “same-sex marriage” versus “traditional marriage” were made: The language game, the left really excels at changing the language to benefit them politically, and they do it in such a way that a lot of people on our […]

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Obama’s Amnesty: An Attack on the Poor

on April 2, 2013, 6:32 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Arnold Ahlert Last Friday, the so-called “comprehensive immigration reform” effort received a boost when U.S. Chamber of Commerce head Tom Donohue and AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka reportedly came to an agreement regarding a guest-worker program. The deal indicates that one of the bill’s major stumbling blocks — the worry that a flood of unskilled, low-wage workers would crowd poorer […]

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Atheists Sue U.S. Treasury in Effort to Remove ‘In God We Trust’ From Currency

Atheists Sue U.S. Treasury in Effort to Remove ‘In God We Trust’ From Currency

on April 2, 2013, 6:29 AM / in National News, News

Atheist activists are taking legal action against the U.S. Treasury. Their target? Currency. The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), a church-state separatist group, put out a press release on Tuesday announcing that the organization was joining 19 other plaintiffs in challenging “In God We Trust” on federal currency. The challenge, being made in U.S. District Court for the Southern District […]

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Obama Pastor Bashes ‘Religious Right’ During Easter Sermon

on April 2, 2013, 6:27 AM / in National News, News

The “captains of the religious right are always calling us back,” the pastor of the church where the first family worshiped on Easter Sunday said in his sermon as the president sat in attendance. According to a pool reporter who covered the service, the Rev. Luis Leon, an Episcopal priest at Saint John’s Church Lafayette Square, earlier in the sermon […]

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Johns Hopkins Denies Pro-Life Club, Equates Them to White Supremacists

Johns Hopkins Denies Pro-Life Club, Equates Them to White Supremacists

on April 2, 2013, 6:24 AM / in National News, News

On March 12th, a pro-life group at Johns Hopkins University, Voice for Life (VFL), was denied the right to become an official student club by the Student Government Association (SGA) during a student Senate meeting, after having been recommended for approval by the SGA Appointments and Evaluations Committee. At that same SGA meeting, though, another new group was approved called […]

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Video: Planned Parenthood Official Argues for Right to Post-Birth Abortion

Video: Planned Parenthood Official Argues for Right to Post-Birth Abortion

on April 2, 2013, 6:23 AM / in National News, News

Florida legislators considering a bill to require abortionists to provide medical care to an infant who survives an abortion were shocked during a committee hearing this week when a Planned Parenthood official endorsed a right to post-birth abortion. Alisa LaPolt Snow, the lobbyist representing the Florida Alliance of Planned Parenthood Affiliates, testified that her organization believes the decision to kill […]

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