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This Week in Food Freedom: Exposing HSUS’s Overhead, Groundhog Day for Soda in Washington, and More

on December 29, 2012, 3:55 PM / in National News, News

USA Today released a big feature today taking the Better Business Bureau (BBB) to task for its relatively lax charity rating criteria compared to alternative raters like CharityWatch (until recently called the American Institute of Philanthropy). The feature noted that one group that takes advantage of the BBB’s easy marks by paying to use their seal of approval is the […]

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Happy or Holy?

Happy or Holy?

on December 29, 2012, 12:07 PM / in Bedtime Stories, Religion

While parts of my life are VERY high tech (see, you can teach an ‘old dog’ new tricks!), there is one area that is very OLD SCHOOL. I don’t have my calendar on my phone, or in any of my three computers. My calendar hangs on the wall just to the right of my monitor showing one month at the […]

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National Monthly Legislative Report of dogs and Other animals

on December 29, 2012, 11:51 AM / in Local News, National News, News

National Monthly Legislative Report – December, 2012 Wishing everyone a very Happy and Prosperous New Year. Looks like another year of anti-animal legislation cross the country. Send any pertinent information regarding bills, ordinances, etc., local, state and federal to 4winds@viawest.net for posting on the Monthly Report. Thank you – Happy New Year Ken & Linda FEDERAL S810 – Great Ape […]

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ASPCA Pays $9.3 Million in Landmark RB&BBCircus Settlement

on December 29, 2012, 11:47 AM / in National News, News

Media Contact: Stephen Payne, ( 703) 749-5505 , spayne@feldinc.com ASPCA Pays $9.3 Million in Landmark Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Settlement Feld Entertainment RICO Lawsuit Will Continue against the Humane Society of the United States, the lawyers, and other remaining defendants VIENNA, VA – Dec. 28, 2012 – Feld Entertainment, Inc., the producer of Ringling Bros. and Barnum […]

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Nebraska bans driver’s licenses for Illegal Immigrants

on December 29, 2012, 11:41 AM / in National News, News

  Only four states out of fifty with any brains.   by Dara Newson The state of Iowa has joined Nebraska in the battle to not issue driver licenses to young illegal immigrants. Some of who are now eligible to work under President Obama’s federal program. Michigan and Arizona also have denied the driving rights of young illegal immigrants. So […]

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Obama Gives Raise to Biden, Congress as Fiscal Cliff Looms

on December 29, 2012, 11:37 AM / in National News, News

by  Warner Todd Huston Imagine you are working for a company that is going bankrupt, but everyone you work with and your bosses are getting pay raises. Seem absurd? Not if you work for the failing federal government, because President Obama has decreed that Vice President Biden, members of Congress, and most federal workers are getting raises for 2013. As […]

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‘Milk Cliff’ Could Make Prices $8 Per Gallon

on December 29, 2012, 11:34 AM / in National News, News

I have been protesting against any and all subsidies as far back as I can remember. There is no reason to SUBSIDIZE any business – other than to CONTROL that business. It sits right with all those *grants* and Federal Funds* using tax payer funds. The other part of this game to CONTROL is those TAX EXEMPTIONS to entice some […]

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Federal Gun Control = GUN CONFISCATION

Federal Gun Control = GUN CONFISCATION

on December 29, 2012, 11:10 AM / in Local News, National News, News

  Federal Gun Control = GUN CONFISCATION just using a more easily swallowed lie. http://www.infowars.com/new-york-gov-mandatory-gun-sale-to-state-and-confiscation-are-options/ Watch your local Home Depot and Lowe’s stores, there is going to be a rush on large PVC pipe and the ends… all cut to gun lengths. Maybe even a run on shovels to bury the guns with. I simply cannot believe that anyone with […]

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Tennesseans For Fair Taxation 2012

on December 29, 2012, 10:40 AM / in News, State News

Do you think they, our representatives, would ever have the courage and us the will to face up to the immorality and discrimination of a progressive surtax and demand a return to a traditional proportionate taxation plan? John Ramsey McCulloch, said, “The moment you abandon the cardinal principle of exacting from all individuals the same proportion of their income or […]

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ON SECESSION AND SOUTHERN INDEPENDENCE

on December 28, 2012, 1:33 PM / in National News, News, Opinion

The voluntary union (or confederacy) of States known as the United States was born of a secessionist movement against Great Britain, and our Declaration of Independence is, at base, a secessionist document. How, then, can secession legitimately be called ‘un-American?’

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As Obama Exploits Massacre for Partisan “Fiscal Cliff” Gain, Some Important Gun Facts to Consider

As Obama Exploits Massacre for Partisan “Fiscal Cliff” Gain, Some Important Gun Facts to Consider

on December 28, 2012, 1:13 PM / in National News, News

By Timothy H. Lee The reflexive exploitation of the Newtown murders to score ideological points was a predictable one.  But that doesn’t make it any less tawdry. What happened at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut isn’t fairly a “tragedy.” A deadly auto accident is a tragedy.  A natural disaster is a tragedy. What happened was evil.  It was […]

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News from Around December 28 2012

News from Around December 28 2012

on December 28, 2012, 1:08 PM / in National News, News

Rescue Organization Not Sheltered From Lawsuit A California woman who was bitten by a German shepherd is suing the rescue organization that adopted out the toothy dog. Angela Otero is suing the German Shepherd Rescue of Northern California, and the owner of the dog who adopted it from the rescue organization, alleging that the organization and the owner should have […]

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Advice for Americans

on December 27, 2012, 8:43 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Focus on local & state governments. Hold bureaucrats accountable, and respectfully treat them like the public servants they are. They are there for you, not the other way around.

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Twelve-year old Girl Shoots Intruder

on December 27, 2012, 4:10 AM / in National News, News

News9.com out of Oklahoma City reported on a young girl confronted with the nightmare scenario of a home invasion. The 12-year-old daughter of Debra St. Clair, from Bryan County in southeast Oklahoma, was home alone on October 17 when she heard a stranger ringing the doorbell. She did not answer, but the man at the door did not go Away. […]

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When you wish someone HAPPY NEW YEAR – what are you wishing for them?

on December 26, 2012, 10:54 AM / in News, Opinion

In listening to the morning preachers that I listen to daily one of them brought up a point that really struck me with force. So much so that I could not do my usual morning trap line for news until I write this down. It proves how history REPEATS – over and over and how people fall for the same […]

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Onward Christian Soldiers

on December 26, 2012, 10:52 AM / in Opinion

Cochise County is undergoing some serious transitions since our honorable friend Sheriff Larry Albert Dever left us to meet with the Lord in Heaven. Onward Christian Soldiers (OCS) is a new Christian-based grass roots organization in Cochise County with the potential to grow into a multi-faceted nation-changing entity. With a strong foundation of prayer, OCS will engage in multiple avenues […]

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Homosexual Couple Attempts To Force Christian School To Be Pagan

on December 26, 2012, 10:36 AM / in National News, News

I am asking for a special favor of those on WGEN. I am asking that all of you who believe in and understand the STRENGTH in PRAYER to add this situation below to your prayer lists. The abominations called Sodomites have made unbelievable strides in destroying the Christian community so it is up to those of us who understand the […]

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Borking

on December 26, 2012, 10:19 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Robert Bork’s 1987 nomination to the Supreme Court, and the uproar over his ideology that ultimately led to his defeat, forever changed the process by which the Senate confirms judges. In the 25 years that have followed Bork’s nomination, the two parties have fought increasingly bitter battles over high court picks in an effort to tilt the third branch of […]

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Health care tax hikes for 2013 may be just a start

Health care tax hikes for 2013 may be just a start

on December 26, 2012, 8:36 AM / in National News, News

WASHINGTON (AP) — New taxes are coming Jan. 1 to help finance President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. Most people may not notice. But they will pay attention if Congress decides to start taxing employer-sponsored health insurance, one option in play if lawmakers can ever agree on a budget deal to reduce federal deficits. The tax hikes already on the […]

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Senator Ben Affleck? Only on the big screen.

on December 26, 2012, 8:29 AM / in National News, News

The actor has put the kibosh on speculation that he’s eyeing John Kerry’s seat in the senate. Sen. Kerry has been nominated as Hillary Clinton’s replacement as Secretary of State. “I love Massachusetts and our political process, but I am not running for office,” he wrote on his Facebook page on Monday. “Right now it’s a privilege to spend my […]

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