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Focus

on August 16, 2013, 8:42 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: Erick Erickson At the bottom of this post you will find a list of congressional town halls for the next week.  It is important that you stay focused because Republican leaders are about to dangle shiny objects in front of you knowing that, like with a sardine dangling in the spotlight of a circus big tent, the GOP leaders […]

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Is Slowing Money Supply Signalling Another Stock Market Crash?

Is Slowing Money Supply Signalling Another Stock Market Crash?

on August 16, 2013, 8:38 AM / in National News, News

By Robert Wenzel –  Economic Policy Journal According to Austrian Business Cycle Theory, when a central bank slows its money printing that has fueled a manipulated stock market boom, the stock market is very vulnerable to a crash.Murray Rothbard in his book America’s Great Depression explained how it occurred before the October 1929 crash: It is generally acknowledged that the great boom of […]

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NSA Domestic Spying “Built On Lies”

NSA Domestic Spying “Built On Lies”

on August 16, 2013, 8:33 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

This column is archived here. Kit Daniels recently wrote a brief but very enlightening news story on InfoWars.com: “On the August 6 edition of the Alex Jones Show, Dr. Ron Paul responded to this very straightforward statement which appeared in a recent New York Times article: “‘Some analysts and Congressional officials suggested Friday that emphasizing a terrorist threat now was […]

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Egypt’s Army Crosses the Rubicon

Egypt’s Army Crosses the Rubicon

on August 16, 2013, 8:31 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

“Sire, clear the square with gunfire or abdicate.” That was the message one of his generals gave the young czar Nicholas I in December of 1825, as thousands of civilians and soldiers massed in Senate Square to challenge his claim to the throne. Nicholas gave the order, the cannons fired, and he and his heirs ruled Russia for another century, […]

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Jesse Jackson Jr. to Grab $8,700 Per Month in Disability, Plus Pension In Prison

Jesse Jackson Jr. to Grab $8,700 Per Month in Disability, Plus Pension In Prison

on August 16, 2013, 8:16 AM / in National News, News

Special Thanks to Nick Hayes…. Convicted Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL) is scheduled to receive $8,700 per month in government disability pay, as well as a partial federal pension of $45,000. That generous $8,700 in disability comes thanks to Jackson’s sudden development of a “mood disorder” as the federal government began looking to indict him. Jackson, who was sentenced to […]

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‘Press’ in distress

‘Press’ in distress

on August 16, 2013, 8:13 AM / in National News, News

New York Post NBC News is scrambling to defend “Meet the Press” anchor David Gregory amid dismal ratings and swirling rumors that he could be axed as host. The Sunday morning flagship and the longest-running show on network television has recently fallen to a 21-year ratings low, according to Mediaite. Nielsen data show it is averaging its smallest total viewer […]

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Blood dancing with the collectivist stars.

Blood dancing with the collectivist stars.

on August 16, 2013, 8:03 AM / in National News, News

Thanks to Sipsey Street Irregulars Newly discovered ‘gun control playbook’ codifies old strategy of ‘blood dancing’ This is one of the greatest differences between those of us who defend the Constitutionally guaranteed, fundamental human right of the individual to keep and bear arms, and those who would rob us of it if they could. We see the slaughter of innocents […]

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Christian Family-Owned Gun Parts Firm Wins Reprieve From HHS Mandate

Christian Family-Owned Gun Parts Firm Wins Reprieve From HHS Mandate

on August 16, 2013, 7:59 AM / in National News, News

By Barbara Hollingsworth (CNSNews.com) – A federal judge in the District of Columbia issued a preliminary injunction Wednesday that was requested by a Michigan gun parts manufacturer seeking an exemption to the Obama administration’s Health and Human Services (HHS) contraceptive mandate. Noting that there was a similar case pending before the D.C. Court of Appeals, the Department of Justice decided […]

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Invitation to a Local Leaders Call with HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius – Tuesday, August 20

Invitation to a Local Leaders Call with HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius – Tuesday, August 20

on August 16, 2013, 7:54 AM / in Announcements, National News, News

The White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs cordially invites you to join U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on a Local Leaders Call to discuss the Affordable Care Act and how state and local leaders can help expand access to quality, affordable health coverage for millions of Americans in the Health Insurance Marketplaces starting October 1. Call Information […]

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California Becomes First State to Pass Dangerous “Transgender” Law

California Becomes First State to Pass Dangerous “Transgender” Law

on August 16, 2013, 7:21 AM / in National News, News

California has become the first state to implement a law giving special privileges to “transgender” individuals — those who supposedly identify with the gender opposite to the one they were born with. On August 12, Governor Jerry Brown signed a law giving transgender students in public schools the right to use whichever restroom or locker facilities they desire, and to […]

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Oregon Expands “Death Panel” Healthcare System

Oregon Expands “Death Panel” Healthcare System

on August 16, 2013, 7:16 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Brian Koenig The state of Oregon is rationing healthcare to Medicaid recipients, says Gayle Atteberry, the executive director of Oregon Right to Life, following a trend largely encouraged by President Obama’s Affordable Care Act. Atteberry recently attended a meeting of the Health Evidence Review Commission (HERC), a committee affiliated with the Oregon Health Authority, and concluded that Oregon’s […]

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Animal cruelty case thrown out against Blount County horse trainer / Feds and HSUS lose

Animal cruelty case thrown out against Blount County horse trainer / Feds and HSUS lose

on August 16, 2013, 7:06 AM / in News, State News

“This is great for the Walking Horse industry,” said one owner, Dwight Brooks, of Rogersville. “Justice was served,” said Eugene Condry, a former Maryville High School teacher. “This reminds me of Nazi Germany … the way these horses were seized.”

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Powell family upset TWRA removed deer they raised as family / When the Left Takes Charge…..

on August 16, 2013, 6:55 AM / in News, State News

By GENE PATTERSON 6 News Anchor/Reporter Original Story POWELL (WATE) – It is illegal in Tennessee to domesticate or hold captive a wild animal, but the law did not stop a Powell couple last year from taking in a white tail deer after it was literally left on their doorstep. Verlin and Lorene McCarty say the deer, barely a few […]

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Market drop worst in months

Market drop worst in months

on August 16, 2013, 6:47 AM / in National News, News

Grim sales forecasts from two major companies and concern that the Federal Reserve will soon start withdrawing its support for the economy pummeled the stock market Thursday. The Dow Jones industrial average slumped 225 points, its worst day in nearly two months. Investors also dumped bonds, driving the yield on the 10-year Treasury note to its highest level in more […]

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Tennessee jobless rate unchanged

Tennessee jobless rate unchanged

on August 16, 2013, 6:45 AM / in Local News, News, State News

by David Flessner Unemployment rose in Georgia and was unchanged in Tennessee last month despite a decline in the U.S. jobless rate during July. Government job cuts in both states more than offset gains in private-sector jobs, keeping Tennessee’s jobless rate at 8.5 percent in July and boosting Georgia’s unemployment rate last month to 8.8 percent. Unemployment nationally averaged only […]

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The Pin Stripes

The Pin Stripes

on August 16, 2013, 6:20 AM / in Baseball, News, Sports

Report: A-Rod hires top lawyer Facing a fight with the Yankees and MLB that could make it all the way to federal court, Alex Rodriguez reportedly has retained top New York lawyer Joe Tacopina. Tacopina has had several high-profile criminal cases, including those of Kenneth Moreno, an NYPD officer acquitted of rape, and former senator Hiram Monserrate, who pleaded guilty […]

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Tennis Shorts

Tennis Shorts

on August 16, 2013, 6:06 AM / in News, Sports, Tennis

Former doubles champ Bob Hewitt charged with rape BOKSBURG, South Africa Former Grand Slam doubles champion Bob Hewitt has been charged with two counts of rape and one count of sexual assault of minors in cases that date back as far as the early 1980s. Prosecutors on Friday charged the 73-year-old Hewitt with raping a girl under the age of […]

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Former Marine Colonel To Town Council: ‘You’re Building A Domestic Army; Are You Blind?’

on August 15, 2013, 3:43 PM / in National News, News

By      Geoffrey Ingersoll Every day it seems more like the “war on terror” is at home in the U.S.  rather than abroad in a foreign country. Whether it’s the NSA denying they scoop domestic communications while their chief tells hackers “we’re looking for the  terrorist among us,” or it’s the growing militarization and equipping of domestic police forces, it […]

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Memo to CinC: The Jihadis Are Alive and Well

Memo to CinC: The Jihadis Are Alive and Well

on August 15, 2013, 3:36 PM / in National News, News, Opinion

Obama’s Strategy Promotes Terrorist Attack “A universal peace … is in the catalogue of events, which will never exist but in the imaginations of visionary philosophers, or in the breasts of benevolent enthusiasts.” –James Madison (1792) According to Adm. Mike Mullen, Barack Obama’s former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, “The single, biggest threat to our national security is […]

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Man Who Danced With Raccoon Vows to Get Pet Back

on August 15, 2013, 2:10 PM / in Local News, News, State News

I guess if you have a wild animal as a pet, you better keep quiet about it. A Tennessee man who appeared in a YouTube video dancing with his pet raccoon to Aretha Franklin’s “Chain of Fools” has started a social media campaign to get the raccoon back after it was seized by state wildlife officials. The Tennessee Wildlife Resource […]

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