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You Must Be Insane

You Must Be Insane

on January 8, 2014, 7:14 AM / in Opinion

In almost every endeavor a person undertakes they are going to encounter challenges on the way to success. There are some who give up at the first hint of difficulty, while others are steadfast and determined to persevere until they achieve their goal. I have never been one to simply toss in the towel simply because things got hard, but […]

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Is America Going to Pot?

Is America Going to Pot?

on January 8, 2014, 7:08 AM / in Opinion

Smoking Marlboros is now forbidden in Irish bars in New York City. But buying, selling, and smoking marijuana is legal in Colorado. It doesn’t take a weatherman to know which way the wind is blowing. But where are we going? One certain result of the legalization of marijuana is that there are going to be more potheads, more dropouts, and […]

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The Costs of Paying for Unemployment Insurance

The Costs of Paying for Unemployment Insurance

on January 8, 2014, 7:06 AM / in National News, News

What if all the $$$$  that the LOBBYISTS contribute to the political campaigns were to be redirected to the Unemployment coffers????  No more $$$ to ANY politician or PAC or other recipients that now go towards the benefit of any politician or political party.  Cut off the HONEY POTS to the politicians and redirect that money to the UNEMPLOYMENT coffer. […]

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Arguing Over NSA Snooping Continues

Arguing Over NSA Snooping Continues

on January 8, 2014, 7:02 AM / in National News, News

The fight over the NSA’s vast surveillance programs is long from settled. In December, U.S. District Judge Richard Leon ruled that the dragnet likely violates the Fourth Amendment, but that was soon followed by U.S. District Judge William Pauley’s ruling upholding the program and citing its importance in the fight against terrorists. “This blunt tool only works because it collects […]

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Any Fish In The Sea

Any Fish In The Sea

on January 8, 2014, 6:59 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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‘GOP Hates the Unemployed’

‘GOP Hates the Unemployed’

on January 8, 2014, 6:57 AM / in National News, News

CNN’s Candy Crowley once again carried water for Barack Obama’s class warfare narrative, saying, “If I am an unemployed American and I hear from Republicans that, ‘Yeah, you know, we should go ahead and [extend benefits] provided we do the following three things,’ and it’s a caveat approval of extending those [unemployment] benefits, or if I am a minimum wage […]

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‘Polar Vortex’ Scaremongering

‘Polar Vortex’ Scaremongering

on January 8, 2014, 6:51 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Remember back in the good ‘ole days when everyone expected winters to be, well, cold? Well, forget that. The Leftmedia is having a field day with this week’s furious Arctic outbreak across a large portion of the U.S., thanks to what is alarmingly being called the “polar vortex.” Climate alarmists were quick to blame the cold snap on variable weather […]

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Rep. King Says Sen. Paul Tells “Absolute Lies” About NSA Surveillance

Rep. King Says Sen. Paul Tells “Absolute Lies” About NSA Surveillance

on January 8, 2014, 6:34 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Thomas R. Eddlem In a January 5 Fox News Channel interview, New York Republican Congressman Peter King (shown in blue suit) claimed that Senator Rand Paul tells “absolute lies” with respect to NSA surveillance of Americans, concluding of the Kentucky Republican that “he doesn’t deserve to be in the United States Senate for spreading that kind of misperception […]

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Obama Proposes Massive Gun Ban by Regulation Fiat

Obama Proposes Massive Gun Ban by Regulation Fiat

on January 8, 2014, 6:30 AM / in National News, News

GOA prepares legislation to block implementation In a “Friday media dump” designed to conceal its actions by releasing them after the press has left town, the Obama administration last week announced its intention to push two regulations which would massively expand the federal gun bans imposed on Americans. “SEE A SHRINK; LOSE YOUR GUNS” The first proposal — from HHS […]

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In Defense of the Nation

In Defense of the Nation

on January 8, 2014, 6:28 AM / in National News, News

Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates had sharp words to go around in his new memoir that is critical of President Obama’s handling of Afghanistan and much more. Gates accused Obama of having serious doubts about his military strategy in Afghanistan even as it was being implemented. Gates wrote that Obama was “skeptical if not outright convinced it would fail,” according to The Washington […]

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Worried about  your Money? You should be

Worried about your Money? You should be

on January 8, 2014, 6:24 AM / in National News, News

What does the Fed say?: The Federal Reserve will give the public a peek on Wednesday into its December decision to begin the much-anticipated “taper” of its economic stimulus program. The minutes of the two-day meeting that began the taper should offer a closer look into the thinking behind the decision to begin reducing the size of the purchases – and, […]

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The Conservative Savior?

The Conservative Savior?

on January 8, 2014, 6:19 AM / in National News, News

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) will dive into the debate over poverty and income inequality today with a speech at the American Enterprise Institute. His remarks will come on the 50th anniversary of former President Lyndon Baines Johnson’s so-called war on poverty. Rubio is looking to build the conservative case for rebuilding anti-poverty programs and finding a way to boost income mobility from the […]

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The Chamber Project

The Chamber Project

on January 8, 2014, 6:17 AM / in National News, News

The head of the nation’s largest business lobby will make his mark on 2014 on Wednesday. Thomas Donohue, president and chief executive of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, will deliver his annual remarks on the state of American business. Donohue’s speech will hit some familiar themes, according to excerpts released by the Chamber: increasing foreign trade and domestic energy production, improving […]

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Whose Driving the Bus….

Whose Driving the Bus….

on January 8, 2014, 6:13 AM / in National News, News

That self-imposed Jan. 15 deadline for finishing off a 2014 spending bill is looking increasingly dicey. The two Appropriations chairmen – Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) and Rep. Hal Rogers (R-Ky.) – had hoped to have a $1 trillion omnibus ready for release by Wednesday. But some familiar knotty issues, including ObamaCare and Dodd-Frank, have proven difficult to overcome. Mikulski said […]

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Who says Congress can’t surprise you?

Who says Congress can’t surprise you?

on January 8, 2014, 6:11 AM / in National News, News

The Senate pushed forward a bill that would extend expired jobless benefits on Tuesday, after Democrats had appeared to struggle to find Republicans to join them. The 60-37 vote sets up more likely floor action later this week, but doesn’t clear all of the hurdles toward extending the benefits that lapsed for 1.3 million unemployed people last month. The White […]

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In Congress today, January 8th

In Congress today, January 8th

on January 8, 2014, 6:05 AM / in National News, News

We are so excited….. The House plans to discuss amending the Clean Air Act to strike out a provision that requires automakers to include the vehicle’s emissions standards on its dealer certifications.  The House Rules Committee will also meet to form a rule on Rep. Cory Gardner’s (R-Colo.) bill which would curb the Environmental Protection Agency’s oversight of hazardous substances. […]

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The Lesser of Two Hazards

The Lesser of Two Hazards

on January 8, 2014, 6:01 AM / in National News, News

Until President Obama’s decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline is announced, the proposed TransCanada project will be used by lawmakers and stakeholders in the debate on whether pipelines or railcars are the best method of transporting crude oil across the U.S. On Tuesday, Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) said pipelines like Keystone XL must be built. Without it, she added, […]

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First animal ag protection bills of 2014 introduced

First animal ag protection bills of 2014 introduced

on January 7, 2014, 4:39 PM / in National News, News

Angela Bowman, Staff Writer | Original Post New Hampshire lawmakers aren’t wasting any time in the new year as they introduce HB110, a bill aimed at making it illegal to witness animal abuse and not report it. According to Meatingplace, the bill is the first animal abuse reporting bill to be introduced in 2014. The bill would require anyone who […]

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Jobless benefits pass Senate hurdle

on January 7, 2014, 4:34 PM / in National News, News

By Vicki Needham and Ramsey Cox / The Hill The Senate on Tuesday moved forward with a bill to extend federal unemployment benefits for three months. In a 60-37 vote, the Senate ended debate on a motion to consider the bill. Sixty votes were required to move forward. GOP Sens. Susan Collins (Maine), Kelly Ayotte (N.H.), Lisa Murkowski (Alaska), Rob […]

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10 things you need to know today

10 things you need to know today

on January 7, 2014, 7:24 AM / in National News, News

1. Seminoles take BCS championship with last-minute touchdown On Monday night, Florida State defeated Auburn, 34-31, with a last minute touchdown to win college football’s last Bowl Championship Series title game. The undefeated Seminoles clawed their way back after trailing most of the game, then, with just 13 seconds remaining, clinched the championship with a TD pass from Heisman Trophy […]

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