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House Dems plan to use rare Discharge Petition to force Vote on Amnesty & Hiking the Minimum Wage

on February 14, 2014, 8:07 AM / in National News, News

Just reported on MSNBC that House Dem leaders will be doing discharge petitions on raising the minimum wage nationwide to $10.10 and then forcing a vote on amnesty for 12-20 million illegal s reply is that it will never happen, which of course means it probably will happen.   The open borders extremists in Washington really want their mass amnesty in […]

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Ain’t that Amerika?

Ain’t that Amerika?

on February 14, 2014, 8:05 AM / in Opinion

By William Norman Grigg A paramilitary team operated by North Carolina’s Wilson County Sheriff’s Office recently executed what was described as a “high risk search warrant” on a narcotics suspect. The members of the “Emergency Response Team,” clad in black armor, bucket helmets, and balaclavas, found what “nearly a pound of marijuana” – which could be the yield from a single healthy plant – […]

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10 things you need to know today

10 things you need to know today

on February 14, 2014, 7:39 AM / in National News, News

1. Court overturns Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban A federal judge ruled Virginia’s gay-marriage ban unconstitutional Thursday night. “Our Constitution declares that ‘all men’ are created equal,’” wrote Judge Arenda L. Wright Allen. “Surely this means all of us.” The decision could affect other Southern states, including North Carolina, South Carolina, and West Virginia, with similar bans. Gay-marriage opponents vowed to […]

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Bob Corker: GOP colleagues held up debt limit vote for fundraising gain

on February 14, 2014, 7:36 AM / in National News, News

The Washington Examiner published this morning this rather interesting conversation with Tennessee Senator Bob Corker where (Don’t look at me, I didn’t vote him) he criticizes Senator Ted Cruz for asking for a 60 vote threshold.  In the article Sen. Bob Corker accused two of his GOP colleagues of crassly holding up a vote on raising the nation’s debt limit as a way to […]

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A St. Jude superstar

A St. Jude superstar

on February 14, 2014, 6:53 AM / in People

Nine-year-old Kayla has a million-watt smile. When it spreads across her face, which is often, it shows the light inside her that not even childhood cancer can dim. One day in 2012 ended with Kayla crying in immense pain. Kayla’s blood showed abnormalities. That night, she was brought to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. St. Jude is where doctors send […]

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Is the Tea Party’s Dream an Illusion?

Is the Tea Party’s Dream an Illusion?

on February 14, 2014, 6:46 AM / in Opinion

“There is no education in the second kick of a mule,” said Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky. With some such thought in mind, Speaker John Boehner strode to the floor of the House to offer a “clean” debt ceiling bill and relied on Nancy Pelosi’s Democrats to pass it. They did. “Surrender” and “betrayal,” are among the epithets coming the […]

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“Have An Exit Plan”

“Have An Exit Plan”

on February 14, 2014, 6:26 AM / in Opinion

This column is archived here. Matt Drudge, owner and publisher of the “Drudge Report,” recently tweeted a cryptic warning to his readers, “Have an exit plan.” Here is how Susan Duclos reported the story in BeforeItsNews.com: “The economic indicators are bad, markets, the weakening dollar, banks preventing large withdrawals, news of China banks halting all cash transfers, in fact, economies […]

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Both Jesses Were Right

Both Jesses Were Right

on February 14, 2014, 6:25 AM / in Opinion

By Ken Blackwell and Bob Morrison /  The American Thinker Rev. Jesse Jackson spoke to a bank of microphones outside the White House. He had just come from conferring with President Jimmy Carter. He had been invited to join domestic policy specialists and civil rights leaders in a meeting. Mr. Carter was thrashing about, like a fish on the deck, trying […]

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Cuomo aide caught breaking gun law, quickly receives waiver

Cuomo aide caught breaking gun law, quickly receives waiver

on February 14, 2014, 6:18 AM / in National News, News

Will Rahn Senior Editor / The Daily Caller  Jerome Hauer, a top aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, appears to have regularly carried a firearm to work in violation of state law. Hauer runs New York’s Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services. Cuomo, an advocate of ultra-strict gun control laws, appointed him to the job in 2011. Hauer’s 9-millimeter […]

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Federal judge strikes down Va. ban on gay marriage

Federal judge strikes down Va. ban on gay marriage

on February 14, 2014, 6:13 AM / in National News, News

By Robert Barnes / Washington Post A federal judge in Norfolk struck down as unconstitutional Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage Thursday night, saying the country has “arrived upon another moment in history when We the People becomes more inclusive, and our freedom more perfect.” U.S. District Judge Arenda L. Wright Allen issued a sweeping 41-page opinion that mentioned at length Virginia’s […]

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How Mitch McConnell Could Win the Senate, But Lose His Seat

How Mitch McConnell Could Win the Senate, But Lose His Seat

on February 14, 2014, 6:04 AM / in National News, News

The minority leader’s campaign isn’t rising like others in the GOP. Mitch McConnell’s party has never looked a better bet to retake the Senate. But if they do, he might not be around to enjoy it. The Senate minority leader is locked in a slugfest with Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes, his general-election opponent, and recent polling suggests he’s behind. A […]

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The Golden Egg

The Golden Egg

on February 14, 2014, 6:00 AM / in National News, News

Column: The Hillary Papers and the Death of the Mainstream Media BY: Matthew Continetti / Free Beacon The school of literary criticism known as reception theory holds that a text should be studied in light of its effect on its contemporaries, that a reader should be aware of the “horizon of expectations” in which a text is produced. I was reminded […]

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Larry King: I Have Never Heard Of Juanita Broaddrick

on February 14, 2014, 5:57 AM / in National News, News

BY: Washington Free Beacon Staff Famed former CNN host Larry King said he has never heard of Juanita Broaddrick Thursday in an interview with Steve Malzberg on Newsmax TV. Broadrrick, a former Arkansas nursing home worker, accused President Clinton of raping her during the late 1970s in a 1998 Dateline interview. Malzberg was describing a double standard of media coverage during […]

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Penn State sorority is shut down over photo which showed members mocking Mexicans with fancy dress and offensive signs

Penn State sorority is shut down over photo which showed members mocking Mexicans with fancy dress and offensive signs

on February 13, 2014, 9:37 AM / in National News, News

Talk about how so many can get upset with so little….. I don’t believe “not being offended” is listed anywhere in the Constitution. Halloween picture sparked backlash after it emerged in December 2012 Now Chi Omega’s national organisation shuts down Penn State chapter By Damien Gayle A college sorority has been shut down after an photo was circulated showing members […]

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Ray Nagin can’t shift blame for his corrupt actions anymore: Editorial

Ray Nagin can’t shift blame for his corrupt actions anymore: Editorial

on February 13, 2014, 9:26 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune When Ray Nagin left office in mid-2010 after a disastrous second term as mayor, the focus was mainly on his failure to lead New Orleans’ post-Katrina recovery. In the four years after he left City Hall, though, it became clear that he not only had neglected his duties as mayor, he had set about […]

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Boy Scouts’ Ranks Drop After Year of Policy Change

Boy Scouts’ Ranks Drop After Year of Policy Change

on February 13, 2014, 9:21 AM / in National News, News

By NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press The Boy Scouts of America said Wednesday that it lost 6 percent of its membership after an often-bruising year in which it announced it would accept openly gay boys for the first time, over the objections of some participants who eventually left the organization. The organization’s national leadership voted in May to accept openly gay […]

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A Lawsuit That Really Stinks

A Lawsuit That Really Stinks

on February 13, 2014, 9:19 AM / in National News, News

San Diego is being sued because of the odor left behind by sea lions and birds. According to a lawsuit filed by a group calling itself Citizens for Odor Nuisance Abatement, “foul, noxious and sickening odors” left by birds and sea lions defecating on the rocks next to La Jolla Cove is costing restaurants and hoteliers money. The stink offends […]

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From Culture Creep to Flash Flood

From Culture Creep to Flash Flood

on February 13, 2014, 9:09 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

“If men of wisdom and knowledge, of moderation and temperance, of patience, fortitude and perseverance, of sobriety and true republican simplicity of manners, of zeal for the honour of the Supreme Being and the welfare of the commonwealth; if men possessed of these other excellent qualities are chosen to fill the seats of government, we may expect that our affairs […]

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IRS Demands Businesses Show “Bonafide Reasons” for Layoffs

IRS Demands Businesses Show “Bonafide Reasons” for Layoffs

on February 13, 2014, 9:04 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Warren Mass The IRS will require employers who terminate employees to show that they did so for “bona fide business reasons” in order to be eligible for delaying the ObamaCare health insurance employer mandate. Under new guidelines announced on February 10, the IRS will delay the mandate until 2016 for medium-sized businesses employing between 50 and 99 people. […]

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Senator Gresham, this Thursday at Dutch treat luncheon, Pancho’s restaurant Memphis

Senator Gresham, this Thursday at Dutch treat luncheon, Pancho’s restaurant Memphis

on February 13, 2014, 9:00 AM / in Local News, News, State News

The following is a letter sent by a Tennessee teacher that I thought you might find of interest given your interest in Common Core as a parent/teacher/leader in the community. There is also an event in Memphis addressing Common Core outlined at the end of the letter. Adrian Eddleman Here is a testimony from a teacher in W. TN. She […]

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