Other News

Calif. to rule on law license for immigrant

Calif. to rule on law license for immigrant

on January 2, 2014, 7:31 AM / in National News, News

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Supreme Court will decide whether to grant a law license to a man living in the United States illegally who graduated law school and passed the state bar exam. The decision Thursday comes in the case of Sergio Garcia, who is challenging a 1996 law that bars people living in the country illegally from […]

Read more ›
Supreme Court could hear another Obamacare challenge

Supreme Court could hear another Obamacare challenge

on January 2, 2014, 7:29 AM / in National News, News

A New Years’ Eve decision by Justice Sonia Sotomayor to grant a request from a group of nuns could open the door to a third challenge to the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, in 2014. Acting on an emergency appeal from the Little Sisters of the Poor Home for the Aged in Denver, Sotomayor put a temporary hold on a […]

Read more ›
Marketing efforts to uninsured youth ramp up

Marketing efforts to uninsured youth ramp up

on January 2, 2014, 7:27 AM / in National News, News

MIAMI (AP) — The so-called “young invincibles” are so important to the success of the Affordable Care Act that supporters and detractors are spending millions to reach them with racy ads, social media campaigns and celebrity endorsements. The president is even (gasp) asking their mothers to help convince them to sign up for insurance. The federal government and states running […]

Read more ›
White House calls for passage of jobless benefits

White House calls for passage of jobless benefits

on January 2, 2014, 7:18 AM / in National News, News

HONOLULU (AP) — The White House is calling on Congress to make its first legislation of the new year the restoration of unemployment insurance for Americans whose benefits have expired. More than 1 million Americans lost jobless benefits last week. White House economist Gene Sperling says restoring the benefits would not only help those individuals, but also lead to the […]

Read more ›
Christians Awaken For Duck Dynasty Flap

Christians Awaken For Duck Dynasty Flap

on January 2, 2014, 7:10 AM / in Opinion

This column is archived here. America is tumbling out of control toward a crash-and-burn impact with disaster, and, for the most part, pastors and churches are asleep–I mean in a coma. Both major parties in Washington, D.C., are selling-out our liberties faster than Chris Christie can swallow a Big Mac, and Christians don’t even roll over; George W. Bush and […]

Read more ›
America is Babylon

America is Babylon

on January 2, 2014, 7:09 AM / in Opinion

This site has three very compelling videos on its main page.  I watched them in reverse order, from the bottom up, shortest first, longest last.  The longest one is just over an hour  long, and is the one most worth watching.  Its importance is more far-reaching than any of the bowl games you might be watching or plan to watch […]

Read more ›
10 things you need to know today

10 things you need to know today

on January 2, 2014, 7:02 AM / in National News, News

1. Attack on Somali hotel leaves at least six dead Two car bombs and an attack by armed militants left six people dead and several more wounded at the Jazeera hotel in Mogadishu. Police say they were able to stop the assailants from entering the hotel, which is often used by foreign visitors and government officials. [New York Times] 2. […]

Read more ›
Troy Senik: A Republic, if we can keep it

Troy Senik: A Republic, if we can keep it

on January 2, 2014, 6:59 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Today’s electorate seems increasingly focused on empowering government, rather than encumbering it, as the founders intended. If a modern-day politician was trying to find the perfect sentiment to prevent him from ever holding higher office, he might write something like this: “Democracies have ever been spectacles of turbulence and contention; have ever been found incompatible with personal security or the […]

Read more ›
White House: Birth control mandate strikes right ‘balance’

White House: Birth control mandate strikes right ‘balance’

on January 2, 2014, 6:39 AM / in National News, News

By BRIAN HUGHES / Washington Examiner The White House on Wednesday insisted that Obamacare‘s contraception mandate struck the right “balance” after Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor blocked provisions of the health law forcing organizations with religious ties to provide insurance plans that include contraceptives. “We defer to the Department of Justice on litigation matters, but remain confident that our final rules […]

Read more ›
Necessity: The Argument of Tyrants

Necessity: The Argument of Tyrants

on January 2, 2014, 6:28 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Glenn Jacobs Despite admitting that the National Security “vacuums up information about virtually every telephone call to, from, or within the United States,” William Pauley, a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, decreed last week that the NSA’s dragnet approach is constitutional because, well, he believes that it is necessary. […]

Read more ›
A Really Not-So-Special Special Election in Florida

A Really Not-So-Special Special Election in Florida

on January 2, 2014, 6:24 AM / in National News, News

By: davenj1 It seems that with every election these days, the media uses them as some means to divine the political direction of this country.  For example, as predicted, the Christie gubernatorial victory coupled with the Cuccinelli loss in Virginia was seized upon by so-called political experts who pronounced that the way forward for the GOP was some formula developed […]

Read more ›
A New Year With the Same Problems

A New Year With the Same Problems

on January 2, 2014, 6:17 AM / in Opinion

By: Erick Erickson Having managed to work every day of my vacation, getting back into the swing of things isn’t really swinging.  I hope you all had a Happy New Year. As we cross over into 2014, there is not a lot that has changed these past couple of weeks.  People will not fully feel the effects of Obamacare.  The […]

Read more ›
NAIL IN THE FENCE

NAIL IN THE FENCE

on January 2, 2014, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories

There once was a little boy who had a bad temper. His father gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he lost his temper, he must hammer a nail into the back of the fence The first day the boy had driven 37 nails in the fence. Over the next few weeks, as he learned […]

Read more ›
Catholic priest found slain in California church rectory

Catholic priest found slain in California church rectory

on January 2, 2014, 5:26 AM / in National News, News

By M. Alex Johnson and F. Brinley Bruton, NBC News A Catholic priest was found dead in the rectory of his California church Wednesday morning, and police are investigating it as a murder, authorities said. Father Eric Freed’s body was discovered at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Eureka, Calif., according to Mayor Frank Jager. “Father Eric was a friend of […]

Read more ›
Top 10 Media Hate-Crime Hoaxes of 2013

Top 10 Media Hate-Crime Hoaxes of 2013

on January 1, 2014, 9:32 PM / in National News, News

by  John Nolte / breitbart.com The only thing the elite media hates more than America is Americans. How else to explain why the mainstream media is relentlessly willing to frame us for hate crimes we didn’t commit. Time and again and again, and with nary a shred of evidence, for decades the media have dropped all pretense of basic journalistic standards […]

Read more ›
Federer opens 2014 with a steady win in Brisbane

Federer opens 2014 with a steady win in Brisbane

on January 1, 2014, 8:02 PM / in Sports, Tennis

By JOHN PYE / AP BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer showed shreds of Stefan Edberg’s influence as he got his 2014 season underway, advancing to the Brisbane International quarterfinals with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Jarkko Nieminen on Wednesday.  Related Stories Lisicki withdraws from Brisbane due to illness The Associated Press Federer, Serena looking to get on a roll […]

Read more ›
The Trillion-Plus Heist

The Trillion-Plus Heist

on January 1, 2014, 6:37 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Sylvia Bokor / American Thinker Editor’s Note: The Jackson City Council will be considering the matter of raising the pay scale of the mayor’s office during its next council meeting. This is purely a cover for what will happen and if approved it will be a reflection of your wishes by council. If it passes then you will have approved. […]

Read more ›
Alabama Mom’s ObamaCare Horror Story Gives America a Glimpse of Government-Run Healthcare

Alabama Mom’s ObamaCare Horror Story Gives America a Glimpse of Government-Run Healthcare

on January 1, 2014, 6:27 AM / in National News, News

  By Emily Hulsey Many of us can identify with the frustrating experience that Karri Kinder, a mother of two from Auburn, Alabama, has had with Obamacare. She penned this open letter to share her story: An Open Letter to the Obama Administration and American Citizens: My family’s journey with securing our new insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) started on October […]

Read more ›
NYT Doubles Down: Claims of Al Qaeda Involvement in Benghazi ‘Strictly Political’

NYT Doubles Down: Claims of Al Qaeda Involvement in Benghazi ‘Strictly Political’

on January 1, 2014, 6:20 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

by AWR Hawkins / Breitbart.com Smarting from the number of witnesses who came out to challenge The New York Times‘ weekend article downplaying terrorist involvement in the 2012 Benghazi attack, NYT editorial page editor Andrew Rosenthal “argued that those trying to claim Al Qaeda was involved” do so “for strictly political reasons.” According to Fox News, Rosenthal said: For anyone wondering why […]

Read more ›
Vote like the government has its hand in your pocket, because it does

Vote like the government has its hand in your pocket, because it does

on January 1, 2014, 6:17 AM / in Opinion

By CAL THOMAS / Washington Examiner In real life when you find yourself paying more and getting less, you usually search for another product or service. With the federal government, it isn’t possible to take your business elsewhere unless you are prepared to give up your citizenship, as some have done. Such a drastic step is rejected by most of us […]

Read more ›