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Whoops! Half of Georgia’s Insurance Enrollees Haven’t Paid Yet.

Whoops! Half of Georgia’s Insurance Enrollees Haven’t Paid Yet.

on April 21, 2014, 7:02 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

by Jim Geraghty From the first Morning Jolt of the week: This seems rather important Georgia insurers received more than 220,000 applications for health coverage in the Affordable Care Act’s exchange as of the official federal deadline of March 31, state officials said Wednesday. Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens, though, said premiums have been received for only 107,581 of those policies, […]

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‘Obamacare Is Working!’

‘Obamacare Is Working!’

on April 21, 2014, 6:46 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Media swears to Obama’s latest lie. Last Thursday, the president announced the Obamacare debate over for the second time this month. The pretext for his repetition of this talking point was yet another implausible claim concerning the number of people his health care law has helped gain coverage. He offered this new total, 8 million, as proof that further resistance […]

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Obama shuts down debate

Obama shuts down debate

on April 21, 2014, 6:40 AM / in Opinion

By Post Editorial Board / Original Post When President Obama trumpeted the 8 million figure representing people who had signed up for ObamaCare, he didn’t just declare it a victory. He declared the debate over — and told Republicans “it’s well time to move on.” Now, we understand the eagerness of politicians to declare debates over. It’s certainly easier than […]

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You’re on the clock: Doctors rush patients out the door

You’re on the clock: Doctors rush patients out the door

on April 21, 2014, 6:37 AM / in National News, News

Roni Caryn Rabin, Kaiser Health News Joan Eisenstodt didn’t have a stopwatch when she went to see an ear, nose and throat specialist recently, but she is certain the physician was not in the exam room with her for more than three or four minutes. “He looked up my nose, said it was inflamed, told me to see the nurse […]

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The Increasing Desperation of Democrats

The Increasing Desperation of Democrats

on April 21, 2014, 6:23 AM / in National News, News

Slanders and lies may be part of a deliberate strategy to drive up turnout in November. By John Fund  / National Review Online Harry Reid isn’t backing down from his claim that rancher Cliven Bundy’s supporters are “domestic terrorists.” It’s astonishing rhetoric given the White House’s characterization of the mass shooting by a genuine terrorist, Major Nidal Hasan, who killed […]

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USAID documents cite Hillary Clinton in chaos of Afghan aid

USAID documents cite Hillary Clinton in chaos of Afghan aid

on April 21, 2014, 6:18 AM / in National News, News

By Guy Taylor  / The Washington Times In internal government documents with potential repercussions for the 2016 presidential election, top officials at the U.S. Agency for International Development repeatedly cited former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton for setting into motion a policy to waive restrictions on who could receive U.S. aid in Afghanistan, resulting in millions of dollars in […]

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Source: ‘Massive’ attack targets al Qaeda in Yemen

on April 21, 2014, 6:14 AM / in National News, News

(CNN) — An operation targeting al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula is under way in Abyan and Shabwa, Yemen, a high-level Yemeni government official who is being briefed on the strikes told CNN on Monday. The official said that the scale of the strikes against AQAP is “massive and unprecedented” and that at least 30 militants have been killed. The […]

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The Bundy Affair – Who Was Not in the Front?

on April 20, 2014, 9:54 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

When I read this yesterday this comment caught me as I have had similar thoughts –   “Patriots for Profit”  — I have watched for more years than I care to count how the good intentions of many people get infiltrated by the PROFITEERS.   The leeches who see a good idea forming and how they infiltrate and many times take over […]

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10 things you need to know today about yesterday April 20th, 2014

10 things you need to know today about yesterday April 20th, 2014

on April 20, 2014, 9:49 AM / in National News, News

1. Ukrainian PM warns Putin ‘dreams’ of rebuilding Soviet Union In an interview with Meet the Press that will air Sunday, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk warned that Russian President Vladimir Putin is intent on annexing more territory. “President Putin has a dream to restore the Soviet Union,” Yatsenyuk said, “and every day he goes further and further, and God […]

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Have We Come Full Circle?

Have We Come Full Circle?

on April 20, 2014, 6:46 AM / in Opinion

Sorry for the length, but I had to tie a lot of material together… After our Constitution was written it was sent to the legislatures of the 13 original states for debate and possible ratification. It is important to understand that it was by an act of these state legislatures agreeing to this Constitution that our federal government came into […]

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THE GOOD NEWS

THE GOOD NEWS

on April 20, 2014, 5:30 AM / in National News, News

“It is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favors.” –George Washington “Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had […]

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Tax Freedom In Two Days

Tax Freedom In Two Days

on April 19, 2014, 7:04 AM / in National News, News

It’s that time of year again when everyone is in the spirit of giving … that’s right, it’s tax season. According to the Tax Foundation, Tax Freedom Day – the day when the nation as a whole has earned enough money to pay the nation’s total tax bill for the year – will be April 21, three days later than […]

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Obama Says Healthcare Law Working; Americans Continue to See Fallout

Obama Says Healthcare Law Working; Americans Continue to See Fallout

on April 19, 2014, 7:01 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Raven Clabough President Obama’s perspective on healthcare is far removed from reality, it seems. He recently declared regarding his healthcare law, “this thing is working,” while Americans across the country are bearing the burdens that the law has created. Just ask the widows in an Alabama county who have been dropped from their health insurance because of the […]

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Pro-Common Core Deception Falling Apart

Pro-Common Core Deception Falling Apart

on April 19, 2014, 6:58 AM / in National News, News

Facing a growing avalanche of grassroots opposition from teachers, parents, and voters across the political spectrum, pro-Common Core forces — Big Business, Big Media, the Obama administration, and more — are striking back at their critics, oftentimes with outright deception and utterly ridiculous claims. However, under even a modicum of scrutiny, the absurd allegations and unsubstantiated statements made by proponents […]

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House Republicans Might Pass Immigration Bills After All, Just as They Always Planned

on April 19, 2014, 6:48 AM / in National News, News

By Philip Bump Remember earlier this year when House Republicans said they would deal with immigration reform once the primaries were over? Well, according to The Wall Street Journal, House Speaker John Boehner told a group of donors that they’ll pass bills addressing the issue this summer. At a fundraiser in Las Vegas last month, Boehner told a gorup that […]

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In N.C., how do spouses of gay soldiers fit in? Legal brief presses the issue

In N.C., how do spouses of gay soldiers fit in? Legal brief presses the issue

on April 19, 2014, 6:39 AM / in National News, News

By Patrik Jonsson North Carolina’s largest gay rights group on Friday asked a federal appeals court to consider: How can states justify barring benefits to same-sex military couples, including to widowed women who have lost wives in war? A US Supreme Court ruling last June automatically conferred upon federal employees who are in legal same-sex marriages – including soldiers, marines, […]

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Court declines to block drug ruling in patent case

Court declines to block drug ruling in patent case

on April 19, 2014, 6:34 AM / in National News, News

By SAM HANANEL WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Friday declined to temporarily block a lower court ruling that opens the world’s best-selling multiple sclerosis drug to competition from generic rivals next month. The decision is a victory for rivals challenging the patents of Israel-based Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., maker of the drug Copaxone. Teva claims […]

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Hobby Lobby Leaders Hope To Spread Bible Course To Thousands Of Schools

Hobby Lobby Leaders Hope To Spread Bible Course To Thousands Of Schools

on April 19, 2014, 6:28 AM / in National News, News

by  Rebecca Klein / Huffington Post The president of a company that is currently challenging Obamacare laws before the Supreme Court is also trying to bring a class about the Bible to thousands of schools. Earlier this week, Mustang Public Schools in Oklahoma voted to adopt a Bible course developed under the leadership of Hobby Lobby president Steve Green, according to […]

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Dutch supreme court bans pedophile group

on April 19, 2014, 6:25 AM / in National News, News

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Dutch Supreme Court has banned a Dutch group that advocates the legalization of pedophilia. The decision Friday completes a lengthy legal process. The group, “Martijn,” had argued it should be permissible to lobby for the legalization of a criminal act so long as it operated within the confines of the law. Child pornography and pedophilia are […]

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Bruce Pearl ‘wasn’t surprised’ Cuonzo Martin left UT Vols

Bruce Pearl ‘wasn’t surprised’ Cuonzo Martin left UT Vols

on April 19, 2014, 6:09 AM / in Basketball, News, Sports, State News

by Patrick Brown / timesfreepress KNOXVILLE — The timing of Cuonzo Martin’s move to California this week — two weeks after it appeared he would remain Tennessee’s basketball coach — came as a surprise. Martin’s decision to leave the Volunteers, though, wasn’t as much of a surprise to some folks, including Tennessee predecessor Bruce Pearl, who was hired at Auburn last […]

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