Archive for March 3rd, 2017

Ann Coulter: How to Provide Universal Health Care Using This One Easy Trick

Ann Coulter: How to Provide Universal Health Care Using This One Easy Trick

on March 3, 2017, 9:10 AM / in Opinion

My first question in this whole discussion is WHY and where is it called for in the Constitution that Government mandate everyone to carry health care insurance?  I remember all too well that health insurance was what a person/family did to keep healthy or to regain their health by what they ate, drank, lived their lives.  Little by little this […]

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The Greatest Man I’ve Ever Known

The Greatest Man I’ve Ever Known

on March 3, 2017, 9:06 AM / in Opinion

Yesterday, March 1, 2017, was my father’s 110th birthday anniversary. Dad was born March 1, 1907–the same year that “The Duke” John Wayne was born. The 6’4” Duke passed away in 1979; my 5’6” father passed away in 1993. Edwin J. (EJ) Baldwin was the eldest of five children. He was born in a little village in northern Michigan. My grandparents […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Barack Obama’s close confidante Valerie Jarrett has moved into his new DC home, which is now the nerve center for their plan to mastermind the insurgency against President Trump

EXCLUSIVE: Barack Obama’s close confidante Valerie Jarrett has moved into his new DC home, which is now the nerve center for their plan to mastermind the insurgency against President Trump

on March 3, 2017, 9:05 AM / in International News, National News

AHHH   The WORKING  TWERKING  COUPLE – together again…..  How very cozy –        — a threesome or more????? It is past time that all of Obama’s sealed records be made open for all to see.  His REAL birth Certificate needs to be seen as well as his school and passport records. If you want to see DECEIT at it’s highest then […]

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The Chick-fil-A story:

The Chick-fil-A story:

on March 3, 2017, 8:45 AM / in National News, Opinion, Religion

Two years ago Chick-fil-A made national headlines when company president Dan Cathy spoke out in support of traditional marriage.  Liberals and gays came unglued and launched massive protests against the restaurant chain.  Several mayors spoke out saying they would not allow any more Chick-fil-As to be built in their cities. They tried boycotting the Christian owned company, but that backfired. […]

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Tom’s scrotum

Tom’s scrotum

on March 3, 2017, 8:39 AM / in Bedtime Stories

One of the Best Stories of the Year: The pastor asked if anyone in the congregation would like to express praise for answered prayers. Suzie Smith stood and walked to the podium. She said, “I have a praise. Two months ago, my husband, Tom, had a terrible bicycle wreck and his scrotum was completely crushed. The pain was excruciating and […]

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Senate confirms Rick Perry and Ben Carson

Senate confirms Rick Perry and Ben Carson

on March 3, 2017, 8:29 AM / in National News

The Senate on Thursday confirmed former Texas governor Rick Perry as energy secretary, and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson as secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Both men ran against President Trump in the primaries, and at times seemed unlikely additions to Trump’s Cabinet. Perry said during his 2012 presidential run that he would dismantle the Energy Department, […]

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Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing

on March 3, 2017, 8:22 AM / in Opinion

What do insurance companies sell? “Coverage.” They don’t have to manufacture anything, they don’t have to grow or produce anything, they don’t have to store or transport anything. They don’t lose anything due to spoilage or the passage of time, or due to bad weather. They have no need for warehouses or a fleet of trucks or airplanes. Their mission […]

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Sessions Promises to End Federal Harassment of Local Police

Sessions Promises to End Federal Harassment of Local Police

on March 3, 2017, 8:00 AM / in National News

Written by  Steve Byas   Speaking this week to the National Association of Attorneys General, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions (shown) said the Department of Justice will end the Obama-era harassment of local police departments. “We need to help police departments get better, not diminish their effectiveness, and I’m afraid we’ve done some of that. So we’re going to try […]

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What we are READING on Health Care…. watch your wallet….

on March 3, 2017, 7:52 AM / in National News, State News

More than 80 percent of patient groups accept drug industry funds, study shows (The New York Times) GOP governors forming plan to keep Obama’s Medicaid expansion (Bloomberg) Birth defects in Zika pregnancies 20 times higher than in pre-Zika years, CDC says (The Washington Post) Christie’s state health spending plans get mixed reviews from health leaders (Press of Atlantic City) Pence […]

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Top GOP senator: Senate will take up House ObamaCare repeal bill

Top GOP senator: Senate will take up House ObamaCare repeal bill

on March 3, 2017, 7:49 AM / in National News

Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) said on Thursday that Senate Republicans will take up a forthcoming House ObamaCare repeal bill rather than formulate an alternative bill. The Senate’s No. 2 Republican said that it was “correct” that the way forward for the upper chamber was to wait and see the House bill, then take up that legislation. “We’re working with the […]

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Senate panel approves pick for Medicaid and Medicare chief

Senate panel approves pick for Medicaid and Medicare chief

on March 3, 2017, 7:47 AM / in National News

President Trump’s pick to head the Medicaid and Medicare programs won approval from the Senate Finance Committee Thursday, sending her nomination to the full Senate. Seema Verma’s nomination was delayed Wednesday after too many members voted by proxy. She was approved on a 13-12 vote Thursday. If confirmed as the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) administrator within the […]

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself

on March 3, 2017, 7:43 AM / in National News

Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself Thursday from federal investigations into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election after it was revealed he twice met with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. last year. Sessions had said at his confirmation hearing he had no contact with Russians during the election. The Hill’s Jordan Fabian has more on the recusal: “I have […]

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Dakota Access Final Tally: 750 Arrested, 24,000 Tons of Trash Left, and $1 Million Cleanup Bill

Dakota Access Final Tally: 750 Arrested, 24,000 Tons of Trash Left, and $1 Million Cleanup Bill

on March 3, 2017, 7:38 AM / in National News

So much for “environmentalists” really caring about the environment. The North Dakota Department of Emergency Services (DES) said on Tuesday that a Florida-based clean-up company it hired to clear trash, waste, and debris from the Oceti Sakowin camp protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline has already run up a bill of $1 million after hauling away from the site 24,000 tons […]

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House to vote on $578B defense spending bill for 2017

on March 3, 2017, 7:35 AM / in National News

House appropriators on Thursday introduced a $577.9 billion fiscal 2017 defense spending bill in hopes of passing it quickly so that lawmakers can tackle a pending supplemental funding request and the fiscal 2018 budget. “The singular most important duty of Congress is to provide for our nation’s defense, and the rebuilding of our nation’s military starts with this bill,” House […]

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Koch-backed group floats alternatives to GOP border tax proposal

Koch-backed group floats alternatives to GOP border tax proposal

on March 3, 2017, 7:33 AM / in International News, National News

A free-market group backed by Charles and David Koch, the Republican mega-donor brothers, released a list of spending and tax changes that could be alternatives to the House Republicans’ border-adjustment proposal. The list from Americans for Prosperity (AFP) comes as the House proposal faces tough odds of passing the Senate. The border-adjustment proposal, which would tax imports and exempt exports, […]

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Feds raid Caterpillar offices in Illinois

Feds raid Caterpillar offices in Illinois

on March 3, 2017, 7:30 AM / in National News

Federal law enforcement officials raided Illinois facilities owned by construction machinery company Caterpillar on Thursday, according to multiple reports. Caterpillar confirmed to CNBC that the company is cooperating with a search warrant targeting several of the company’s buildings, including its Peoria, Ill., headquarters. The investigation involves three federal agencies: the Internal Revenue Service, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the […]

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Trump trade policy pulls away from WTO

on March 3, 2017, 7:27 AM / in International News, National News

The Trump administration says it may ignore decisions by the World Trade Organization that it views as threatening to U.S. sovereignty, according to a new report. The White House’s aggressive new policy is aimed at broadening the ability of the U.S. to unilaterally punish countries they argue are violating international trade laws, according to the 2017 trade agenda sent to […]

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Jobless claims fall to nearly a 44-year low

Jobless claims fall to nearly a 44-year low

on March 3, 2017, 7:26 AM / in National News

Americans filed the fewest claims for jobless benefits in nearly 44 years last week, a sign that employers are hanging on to workers as the labor market tightens. First-time claims for unemployment benefits for the week ending Feb. 25 decreased 19,000 to a seasonally adjusted 223,000, the lowest level since March 31, 1973, the Labor Department reported on Thursday. The […]

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Senate Dem calls for Treasury probe into Trump business ties to Russia

Senate Dem calls for Treasury probe into Trump business ties to Russia

on March 3, 2017, 7:25 AM / in National News

The top Democrat on the Senate Banking Committee called on the Treasury Department Thursday to investigate whether President Trump’s business empire violates international financial sanctions and terrorism funding laws. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) claimed in a Thursday letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin that Trump’s refusal to divest from the Trump Organization could expose him to money laundering, illicit finance […]

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High Level Banker Plunges Out the Window: “No Specific Reason Why… He Was Depressed”

High Level Banker Plunges Out the Window: “No Specific Reason Why… He Was Depressed”

on March 3, 2017, 7:14 AM / in People

This is the second jumper in the last two weeks that we have read about recently in New York… it makes us wonder just a bit At this time, we can only speculate what was weighing upon banker Kevin Bell before he jumped. Short of a note, or any direct evidence, the powers that be have determined he was simply […]

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