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Wendy Davis’s Campaign Mocks Greg Abbott for Being Paralyzed

Wendy Davis’s Campaign Mocks Greg Abbott for Being Paralyzed

on January 15, 2014, 6:00 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: Erick Erickson Wendy Davis’s campaign spin on her fundraising numbers is impressive.  She wants you to know that she raised $12 million to Republican Greg Abbot’s $11.5 million.  What she is hoping you will ignore, and which much of the press will ignore, is that Greg Abbott raised his $11.5 million in three months while Davis raised her $12 […]

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Today’s Not So Humorous Humor

Today’s Not So Humorous Humor

on January 14, 2014, 9:53 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Mehr speaks at GOP meeting

Mehr speaks at GOP meeting

on January 14, 2014, 9:49 AM / in Local News, News

Candidate for sheriff touts cooperation, TBI experience By Jordan Buie / The Jackson Sun A group of about 40 Madison County Republicans packed into a room at the Coyote Blues restaurant in Jackson on Monday to listen to John Mehr, a candidate for Madison County sheriff, explain how he would manage the office if elected. Mehr said his 38 years of law […]

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The BIG Lie: Obama’s Record

The BIG Lie: Obama’s Record

on January 14, 2014, 9:30 AM / in National News, News

In his Saturday radio address, Barack Obama boasted of his record: “[I]n 2013, our businesses created 2.2 million new jobs — including 87,000 last month. Our unemployment rate is the lowest it has been since October 2008. And across our broader economy, there are signs of progress. … Thanks in part to the reforms in the Affordable Care Act, health […]

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More DHS-funded Police Surveillance Cameras; No Drop in Crime

More DHS-funded Police Surveillance Cameras; No Drop in Crime

on January 14, 2014, 9:25 AM / in Local News, National News, News

Thousands of surveillance cameras are showing up in cities across the country without a corresponding reduction in crime. Citizens are taking notice of this fact of the federal takeover of local police, and they are speaking out. On January 8, for example, the Texas Civil Rights Project-Houston issued a statement on its Facebook page criticizing their city’s participation in the […]

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What We Are Watching Today

What We Are Watching Today

on January 14, 2014, 9:21 AM / in National News, News

Jobless benefits on the move: Senate leaders will attempt another compromise and vote on Tuesday on a measure to renew emergency unemployment benefits. Leaders decided on Monday to delay a vote while they continue to work toward an agreement. Without a bipartisan deal, the bill is doomed in the Senate. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Monday that he […]

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So What’s Your New Year’s Resolution? Here’s One You Can Keep

So What’s Your New Year’s Resolution? Here’s One You Can Keep

on January 14, 2014, 8:56 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Jason Pye | United Liberty The Republican National Committee has taken to the airwaves in several states and congressional districts in an effort to remind voters that Democrats lied when they promised Americans that they could keep their health insurance plans under Obamacare. The ad is  It plays off the PolitiFact “Lie of the Year” dishonor recently given to […]

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Devvy Kidd News and Comments

Devvy Kidd News and Comments

on January 14, 2014, 8:52 AM / in National News, News

By Devvy Kidd / Her email: devvyk@npn.net Those dogs in the U.S. Outlaw Congress have NO constitutional authority to steal the fruits of your labor for this – NONE. A trillion? In a couple of years if not killed off, it will be TRILLIONS in borrowed dollars since not a penny of federal “income” tax funds a single function of […]

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Conceal And Carry Outpaces ObamaCare In Chicago

Conceal And Carry Outpaces ObamaCare In Chicago

on January 14, 2014, 8:46 AM / in National News, News

On the heels of a federal court striking down Chicago’s ban on gun sales, those seeking gun permits in Illinois flooded the State Police website over the weekend to begin the permitting process. In fact, the amount of Illinois residents seeking a conceal carry permit already surpasses those who enrolled in Obamacare after the first two months of the launch […]

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A Blank Check For War on Iran

A Blank Check For War on Iran

on January 14, 2014, 8:17 AM / in Opinion

As we approach the centennial of World War I, we will read much of the blunders that produced that tragedy of Western civilization. Among them will be the “blank check” Kaiser Wilhelm II gave to Vienna after the assassination by a Serb terrorist of the Austrian Archduke Francis Ferdinand. If you decide to punish the Serbs, said the Kaiser, we […]

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Times Puts ‘Guns & Ammo’ Magazine in Crosshairs

Times Puts ‘Guns & Ammo’ Magazine in Crosshairs

on January 14, 2014, 8:15 AM / in National News, News

by David Paulin  / Front Page Guns & Ammo magazine has fallen into the liberal cross-hairs of The New York Times – the target of a bogus scandal the Gray Lady dished up as part of its anti-gun crusade. “Banished for Questioning the Gospel of Guns.” So read the front-page headline calculated to shock the naïve and gullible. The article’s […]

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Taxpayers Paid Nearly $175M for Penis Pumps Between 2006 and 2011

Taxpayers Paid Nearly $175M for Penis Pumps Between 2006 and 2011

on January 14, 2014, 8:12 AM / in National News, News

Federal government paid more than double the retail price BY: Lachlan Markay / The Washington Free Beacon Taxpayers paid nearly $175 million for vacuum erection systems (VES), commonly known as “penis pumps,” from 2006 to 2011, according to an inspector general report released on Monday. The federal government paid more than double the retail price for VES, the Department of Health […]

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The SAGE Test found at sagetest.osu.edu

The SAGE Test found at sagetest.osu.edu

on January 14, 2014, 8:08 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

I saw this same promo here in North Texas must have been on nationwide as Bill is in Washington State. Thanks to William Riley This test was promoted on the evening news to test the early signs of dementia/alzheimers. This is a very simple test you can take at home: 4 pages and less than 15 minutes. After you take […]

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Us vs. Them

Us vs. Them

on January 14, 2014, 8:03 AM / in Opinion

By: Erick Erickson / The RedState The United States Chamber of Commerce, already in the tank for amnesty, is now in the tank for Common Core.  The Chamber of Commerce will be funding Republican candidates to beat conservatives. The New York Times recently ran an article on the corrupt and entangling alliances within the Mainstreet Partnership.  This group of liberal Republicans, […]

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The Benghazi Transcripts: Top Defense officials briefed Obama on ‘attack,’ not video or protest

on January 14, 2014, 7:57 AM / in National News, News

By James Rosen Minutes after the American consulate in Benghazi came under assault on Sept. 11, 2012, the nation’s top civilian and uniformed defense officials — headed for a previously scheduled Oval Office session with President Obama — were informed that the event was a “terrorist attack,” declassified documents show. The new evidence raises the question of why the top […]

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10 things you need to know today

10 things you need to know today

on January 14, 2014, 7:22 AM / in National News, News

1. Congress unveils a trillion-dollar spending bill Congressional negotiators released a $1.1 trillion spending bill on Monday that fills in the details of a December budget deal aimed at avoiding another government shutdown through the end of the fiscal year. The measure would boost funding slightly for military and domestic programs, but not for ObamaCare, which was at the heart […]

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Income Inequality

Income Inequality

on January 14, 2014, 7:19 AM / in Opinion

By Walter E. Williams C / NCSNews Democrats plan to demagogue income inequality and the wealth gap for political gain in this year’s elections. Most of what’s said about income inequality is stupid or, at best, ill-informed. Much to their disgrace, economists focusing on measures of income inequality bring little light to the issue. Let’s look at it. Income is […]

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HHS: 5.6M of 6M Who Signed Up on Exchanges Will Get Federal Funding

HHS: 5.6M of 6M Who Signed Up on Exchanges Will Get Federal Funding

on January 14, 2014, 7:13 AM / in National News, News

By Terence P.  Jeffrey / CNSNews.com (CNSNews.com) – In their first three months of operation, the federal and state  health-insurance marketplaces created under the Affordable Care Act—AKA  Obamacare–have signed up 5,572,305 people who qualify to get federal  funding for their health care, either through Medicaid or through an insurance premium subsidy, according to data released by the Department of  Health […]

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Holder, Duncan Unveil Race-based School Discipline Guidelines

Holder, Duncan Unveil Race-based School Discipline Guidelines

on January 14, 2014, 7:10 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Raven Clabough Attorney General Eric Holder (shown at left) and Education Secretary Arne Duncan have issued the first-ever national guidelines for discipline in public schools, contending that present discipline disproportionately affects minorities. Holder and Duncan unveiled the national guidelines on school discipline on January 8 at Frederick Douglass High School in Baltimore, Maryland. “The need to rethink and […]

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Pushback Against Federal Roadside Checkpoints Increasing

Pushback Against Federal Roadside Checkpoints Increasing

on January 14, 2014, 7:06 AM / in National News, News

With some 60 cities participating in federal checkpoints, pushback from citizens and local police and sheriff’s departments is increasing. In its defense, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said in an e-mail: Each year, close to 10,000 people die in drunk driving crashes: 27 people a day, or one person every 53 minutes, according to [our] data. To better […]

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