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White House offers ‘grand bargain’ on tax cuts and infrastructure

White House offers ‘grand bargain’ on tax cuts and infrastructure

on January 6, 2014, 6:17 AM / in National News, News

By Tom Curry, National Affairs Writer, NBC News   Gene Sperling,  the director of President Barack Obama’s National Economic Council, said Sunday  that Obama is offering congressional Republicans “a grand bargain on jobs. He  has said he would be willing to do corporate tax reform that lowers rates to 28  percent, simplifies taxes for small businesses, but do it together […]

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Seventh-graders sexting? It might be more common than you think

Seventh-graders sexting? It might be more common than you think

on January 6, 2014, 6:08 AM / in National News, News

A. Pawlowski / Today Just as parents of high school students are becoming more aware of the dangers of sexting, new research suggests families of much younger kids should have it on their radar as well.    Girls were more likely to text suggestive photos of themselves than boys, the study found. Almost a quarter of troubled seventh-graders send sexually […]

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ObamaCare’s four biggest lies

ObamaCare’s four biggest lies

on January 6, 2014, 6:02 AM / in National News, News

By Michael Gartland / The New York Post President Obama’s famous vow — “If you like your health plan, you will be able to keep your health plan. Period.” — isn’t the only broken promise of ObamaCare. Now that the Affordable Care Act has actually been in effect for a week, Americans are discovering more pitfalls associated with the massive overhaul. […]

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Trooper Travis Beebe; man of the year or menance to society?

Trooper Travis Beebe; man of the year or menance to society?

on January 5, 2014, 5:03 PM / in National News, News

Port O’ Call News in Review Rush hour. Black Friday.  The biggest shopping day of the year.  Trooper Travis Beebe performs his dreaded “bat turn” to pursue a speeding vehicle. After performing a u-turn on busy Highway 101, he accelerated, lost control of his state cruiser and plowed into two vehicles–head on. Luckily none of the nine victims of this […]

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Senator Ted Cruz yet to renounce Canadian citizenship

Senator Ted Cruz yet to renounce Canadian citizenship

on January 5, 2014, 11:30 AM / in National News, News

I am having a really tough time with Ted Cruz.  His refusal to COME CLEAN on his LACK of eligibility to run for President is turning into what I call a CON GAME. It makes me question his other stands – just how HONEST and TRUE are they? I have supported him on his numerous political stands because they stood […]

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10 things you need to know today

10 things you need to know today

on January 5, 2014, 11:25 AM / in National News, News

1. Cold snap brings subzero temperatures to much of U.S. The “polar vortex”—a tunnel of cold air funneling from the North Pole to the U.S.—gripping much of the country will send temperatures plummeting to unbelievable lows Sunday. Parts of the Midwest will plunge as low as 30 degrees below zero and by Wednesday, nearly half the nation will see temperatures […]

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America’s Most Underrated President

America’s Most Underrated President

on January 5, 2014, 8:35 AM / in Opinion

A penetrating book on the subject of Constitutional Conservatism is a revealing work by Charles C. Johnson: “Why Coolidge Matters: Leadership Lessons from America’s Most Underrated President.” It’s one of the best recently published on Constitutional Conservatism, and one of the most informative books regarding one of the most important presidents in American history; there’s no surprise at all after reading […]

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Uncle Sam’s New Year’s Binge: Borrows $1,088 Per Household in 1 Day

Uncle Sam’s New Year’s Binge: Borrows $1,088 Per Household in 1 Day

on January 5, 2014, 8:03 AM / in National News, News

By Terence P.  Jeffrey (CNSNews.com) – Uncle Sam—AKA the federal government—went on a New Year’s Eve binge, adding a net of $125,202,709,546.99 to its total debt in just the one day of Dec. 31, 2013, according to the U.S. Treasury. That equals approximately $1,088.60 for each of the 115,013,000 households the Census Bureau currently estimates there are in the United […]

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Congress’ to-do list

Congress’ to-do list

on January 5, 2014, 7:57 AM / in National News, News

The Associated Press Congress’ agenda for 2014 extends from must-passed legislation and nominations to several maybes in a politically charged election year. MUST DO: —Senate confirmation of Janet Yellen to become chairman of the Federal Reserve. A vote is scheduled for Monday and the Senate is expected to approve President Barack Obama’s nominee. Yellen would be the first woman to […]

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Utah Ready to Spend $2 Million to Defend Gay Marriage Ban

Utah Ready to Spend $2 Million to Defend Gay Marriage Ban

on January 5, 2014, 7:49 AM / in National News, News

A Utah judge’s declaration last month that the state’s same-sex marriage ban was unconstitutional was a major milestone for LGBT rights. But Utah’s anti-gay marriage lawmakers won’t take this milestone lying down. The state’s incoming attorney general has announced that he plans to pay outside counsel $2 million to defend Utah’s marriage laws. Editor’s note: So here we have an […]

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Evolution of man?

Evolution of man?

on January 5, 2014, 7:44 AM / in Opinion

Editor’s note: The article below tinted in a little sarcasm that a percentage of the American population do not believe that man has evolved into the man he is now. In other words the original author of this piece is informing you that if don’t believe you are ignorant. Now I have considered this a rather mute point since God made us all but […]

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7 Easy Steps to Jailing Obama

7 Easy Steps to Jailing Obama

on January 5, 2014, 7:29 AM / in Opinion

By Caitlin Dickson We may be entering President Obama’s sixth year as president, but there is still a swath of the population that believes he is not a natural-born U.S. citizen and a large portion of the U.S. House of Representatives that believes it could impeach Obama on those and other grounds. While the Democratic-led U.S. Senate stands ready to […]

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Imagining the Internet in 1929

Imagining the Internet in 1929

on January 5, 2014, 7:22 AM / in Opinion

By Ted Gioia / The Daily Beast  I first read José Ortega y Gasset’s The Revolt of the Masses more than thirty years ago. I still remember how disappointed I was by this cantankerous book. I’d read other works by Ortega (1883-1955), and been impressed by the Spanish philosopher’s intelligence and insight. But this 1929 study of the modern world, […]

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New York governor to loosen rules on medical marijuana, paper reports

New York governor to loosen rules on medical marijuana, paper reports

on January 5, 2014, 7:08 AM / in National News, News

NEW YORK – New York will soon allow the limited use of medical marijuana for seriously ill patients under a plan the state’s governor will announce in the next few days, the New York Times reported Saturday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has steadily resisted pressure to legalize marijuana, was expected to announce the plan at Wednesday’s State of the State […]

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Push for sentencing changes underway in Congress

Push for sentencing changes underway in Congress

on January 5, 2014, 7:06 AM / in National News, News

By HENRY C. JACKSON WASHINGTON (AP) — An unusual alliance of tea party enthusiasts and liberal leaders in Congress is pursuing major changes in the country’s mandatory sentencing laws. What’s motivating them are growing concerns about both the fairness of the sentences and the expense of running federal prisons. The congressional push comes as President Barack Obama and his Cabinet […]

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City suit may be close to a settlement

City suit may be close to a settlement

on January 5, 2014, 6:53 AM / in Local News, News

The Jackson Sun reported: By Nichole Manna Editor’s note: There is one single statement that you will find in this article that you tell you more about what is going on here. The plaintiff’s attorney Todd Faulkner stated that the city ” has been working”. This can be viewed (legally speaking) as just about any progress you would like. Now don’t […]

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Always Something to B_ _ _h About

Always Something to B_ _ _h About

on January 5, 2014, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Smile it’s Saturday …..

Smile it’s Saturday …..

on January 4, 2014, 12:26 PM / in Bedtime Stories
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10 things you need to know today

10 things you need to know today

on January 4, 2014, 7:46 AM / in National News, News

1. ‘Polar vortex’ could bring record-low temperatures to U.S. Just as much of the northeastern United States digs out of a snowstorm, new dire weather warnings have arrived. Starting Sunday, a “polar vortex” — essentially, a tunnel of cold air funneling from the North Pole to the U.S. — could send temperatures in much of the Midwest to astounding record […]

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Phil Everly of Everly Brothers dies at 74, family says

Phil Everly of Everly Brothers dies at 74, family says

on January 4, 2014, 7:37 AM / in News, People

Phil Everly, half of one of the most popular and influential music duos of the 1950s and ’60s, the Everly Brothers, died Friday at age 74, family members said. Jason Everly confirmed to NBC News that his father had died. The Los Angeles Times quoted Everly’s wife, Patti, as saying Everly died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease after decades of smoking. […]

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