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The President’s Embarrassment

The President’s Embarrassment

on September 12, 2013, 8:54 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Andrew P. Napolitano When Secretary of State John Kerry, apparently irritated by a lack of sleep, gave a snippy and what he thought was an unrealistic reply to a reporter’s question at a London press conference last weekend, he hardly could have imagined the world’s response. Asked whether there is anything Syrian President Bashar al-Assad could do at this […]

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Vladimir Putin Trolls America

Vladimir Putin Trolls America

on September 12, 2013, 8:52 AM / in National News, News

By: Erick Erickson Vladimir Putin has decided to troll America with an op-ed in the New York Times. He gets the better of Barack Obama with much of his op-ed, including pointing out that if our rule is we won’t touch countries with nukes it is just going to incentivize countries getting nukes. But he ends with this: My working […]

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APHIS Rules Affecting Hobby Breeders.

APHIS Rules Affecting Hobby Breeders.

on September 12, 2013, 8:49 AM / in National News

By Animal Legal Resources, LLC Status Update The Administrative code always required a USDA license for people who fit the USDA definition of Dealer unless they fit into some very narrow exceptions. The definition of Dealer in the code excludes retail hobby stores. Hobby breeders who own three or fewer females capable of breeding are exempt from licensing under a […]

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Syria hits back burner after vote delay

Syria hits back burner after vote delay

on September 12, 2013, 8:45 AM / in National News, News

The Hill writes: Congress was back to business on Wednesday with Syria on the backburner less than 24 hours after President Obama addressed the nation about the prospect of military action in Syria. Obama asked Congress to delay a vote on military strikes while the U.S. pursues a diplomatic resolution with Russia to move Syria’s chemical weapons into international control. […]

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Colorado Did It!

on September 12, 2013, 8:21 AM / in National News, News

“We may then all unite in rendering unto Him our sincere and humble thanks….” — President George Washington, October 3, 1789 What a startling upset.  The voters of Colorado have done it! Yesterday, Colorado booted two unprincipled, back-stabbing, arrogant legislators from office. This was truly a historic effort and the first time in Colorado history that there has ever been […]

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Senator: Trio of likely 2016 GOP candidates gaming ObamaCare

Senator: Trio of likely 2016 GOP candidates gaming ObamaCare

on September 12, 2013, 7:19 AM / in National News, News

By Alexander Bolton with The Hill Some Republicans who are seeking an “unrealistic” Obama-Care defunding plan are playing presidential politics, according to a conservative  senator. “I think it was good for their presidential ambitions, but it’s not a  realistic plan. I’m pretty sure their email lists got built [up],” Sen. Mike  Johanns (R-Neb.) told The Hill on Wednesday. The most prominent […]

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AKC: September Chairman’s Report

AKC: September Chairman’s Report

on September 12, 2013, 7:11 AM / in National News, News

New York, NY – Last Thursday we posted a charming photograph of three Golden Retriever puppies on the American Kennel Club Facebook page. The caption was “I love my breeder” with a request to “share your love for your dog’s breeder.”  The image was shared 2,500 times, received 11,000 likes and almost 500 comments. We posted this because we love […]

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Getting Schooled in the Culture of “Extraction”

Getting Schooled in the Culture of “Extraction”

on September 12, 2013, 6:00 AM / in National News, News

By Addison Wiggin On Thursday, July 25, dozens of bankers, hedge fund types and private equity investors gathered in New York to hear about the latest and greatest opportunities to collect a cut of your property taxes. Of course, the promotional material for the Capital Roundtable’s conference on “private equity investing in for-profit education companies” didn’t put it in such […]

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Treaties and the Constitution

Treaties and the Constitution

on September 12, 2013, 6:00 AM / in History, National News, News

by George C. Detweiler Contrary to current internationalist misrepresentations, the Founding Fathers never intended that treaty law supersede the Constitution. Nearly 50 years ago, John Foster Dulles, secretary of state under President Dwight Eisenhower, asserted that “treaty law can override the Constitution. Treaties, for example … can cut across the rights given the people by their constitutional Bill of Rights.” […]

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Tell Congress, “Learn to Say, No”

Tell Congress, “Learn to Say, No”

on September 11, 2013, 8:03 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Congress seems to be in a bit of a pickle. It is now back from recess and ready to tackle the issues. Or is it? First on the list of priorities is the conflict in Syria. The Nobel Peace Prize-winning President Obama is in the midst of working hard to convince world leaders and the American public to go to […]

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False Flag Using USS Enterprise Predicted

False Flag Using USS Enterprise Predicted

on September 11, 2013, 7:53 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Earlier today I recalled having read rumblings a couple of years ago about the possibility of the U.S. using its famous (but old) aircraft carrier the Enterprise in a false flag attack.  If this term isn’t already a part of your vocabulary, it should be.  It refers to the common practice of a country flying the flag of the enemy […]

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Twenty on 9/11

Twenty on 9/11

on September 11, 2013, 7:50 AM / in Bedtime Stories

You may have seen this before in the last twelve years, but even if you have, it’s still interesting.  I first heard about it several years ago, only that it could be done, just not how.  After playing around with it for a few minutes, I figured it out.  There are actually two ways of doing it, you may prefer […]

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Questions and Answers: Retail Pet Store Final Rule

Questions and Answers: Retail Pet Store Final Rule

on September 11, 2013, 7:41 AM / in National News, News

Q. What is the Animal Welfare Act? A. Passed by Congress in 1966, the Animal Welfare  Act (AWA) sets general standards for humane care and treatment that must be provided for certain animals that are bred for commercial sale, exhibited to the public, used in biomedical research, or transported commercially. The AWA does not apply to coldblooded animals or to […]

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Missouri Gun Owners to Gather Sept. 11 at “Override the Veto Rally”

Missouri Gun Owners to Gather Sept. 11 at “Override the Veto Rally”

on September 11, 2013, 7:30 AM / in National News, News

Gun owners and other advocates of the right to keep and bear arms are being summoned to a demonstration to be held September 11 on the steps of the Missouri state capitol in Jefferson City. The gathering is described as a “veto override rally” aimed at encouraging Missouri state legislators to support the state’s Second Amendment Preservation Act. In a […]

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Addison Wiggin, (still) shaking his head at reader comments…

Addison Wiggin, (still) shaking his head at reader comments…

on September 11, 2013, 7:14 AM / in National News, News

“The tone of this article is more than a little disturbing.” charges one reader about yesterday’s episode. “Would it be a stretch for me to summarize it as: ‘A new sector in the military industrial complex is booming – invest in it!’ “To hear a message like this from the Daily Reckoning is eerie. What the hell?” she continues. “Calling […]

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Putin: Syria Chem Arms Handover will Work Only if US Calls off Strike

Putin: Syria Chem Arms Handover will Work Only if US Calls off Strike

on September 11, 2013, 7:01 AM / in National News, News

By Russia Today    RT.com Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Syria’s chemical arms handover will only work if the US and its allies renounce the use of force against Damascus. “Of course, all of this will only mean anything if the United States and other nations supporting it tell us that they’re giving up their plan to use force against […]

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Amid Talk of Syria Deal, Obama May Defy Congress on War

Amid Talk of Syria Deal, Obama May Defy Congress on War

on September 11, 2013, 7:00 AM / in National News, News

After having already falsely claimed to have the authority to launch a war against Syria without congressional approval — let alone a declaration of war, as required by the Constitution — Obama is now brazenly threatening that he may attack whether Congress votes to support it or not. Amid solidifying opposition to the scheme in Congress and among the public, […]

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Obama Administration Removes Ban on Warrantless Surveillance of Americans

Obama Administration Removes Ban on Warrantless Surveillance of Americans

on September 11, 2013, 6:48 AM / in National News, News

President Obama sought and obtained permission from a secret surveillance court to disregard previously enacted restrictions on the domestic, warrantless spying programs of the National Security Agency (NSA), the Washington Post reports. According to sources cited in the story, in 2011, U.S. District Judge John D. Bates, former chief judge of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, issued an order “permitting […]

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In the fashion of a true narcissist!

In the fashion of a true narcissist!

on September 10, 2013, 5:33 PM / in National News, News, Opinion

Today Barack Obama intends to take his case for striking Syria to the American people. Let’s go back, in time, to the lead-up to the invasion of Iraq.  The year was 2002.  Here is Barack Obama (D-IL), speaking at the Federal Plaza in Chicago. Opposed to Dumb, Rash Wars  I don’t oppose all wars. What I am opposed to is […]

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HSUS: USDA cracks down on online puppy mills

on September 10, 2013, 2:55 PM / in National News, News

Some of you may wonder why this does not support HSUS, even locally, anymore. This is one reason…. and there are many more. September 10 , 2013 Humane Action I have a huge victory to share with you! After years of pressure from The HSUS, and hundreds of thousands of emails and support from advocates like you, online puppy mills will […]

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