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10 things you need to know yesterday February 27th

10 things you need to know yesterday February 27th

on February 28, 2014, 8:02 AM / in National News, News

1. Armed men seize Ukraine airports Several hundred pro-Russia gunmen in unmarked military uniforms took over the entrances to two airports in Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula, stoking fears of a separatist rebellion. Ukraine’s interior minister, part of the pro-Europe government that has just taken over, said the men were Russian troops launching “an armed invasion and occupation.” Moscow, which has military […]

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Planned Parenthood Produces Video Promoting Bondage and Sadomasochism to Teens

Planned Parenthood Produces Video Promoting Bondage and Sadomasochism to Teens

on February 28, 2014, 7:57 AM / in National News, News

By Barbara Hollingsworth (CNSNews.com) — Planned Parenthood of Northern New England (PPNNE)–which received more than $2.75 million in government funding in 2012–has produced and posted online a video specifically aimed at teenagers that promotes bondage and sadomasochism (BDSM) and proposes “rules” to follow when engaging in these activities. “People sometimes think that those who practice BDSM are emotionally  scarred or […]

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An Upside Down World

An Upside Down World

on February 28, 2014, 7:49 AM / in Opinion

By: Erick Erickson / RedState.com In December of 1865, the several American states ratified the thirteenth amendment constitutionally ending involuntary servitude in the United States. In the twenty-first century, Americans are coming full circle. In a number of states, a black man can again be forced by the government to work involuntarily for a white man. Not since the nation eliminated […]

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Intervene? Or End Syrian War?

Intervene? Or End Syrian War?

on February 28, 2014, 7:32 AM / in Opinion

Whether saber rattling or not, word is out that the White House is “rethinking its options” on intervening in the Syrian war. The collapse of John Kerry’s Geneva 2 talks between the rebels and regime, the lengthening casualty lists from barrel-bomb attacks, and a death toll approaching 150,000, are apparently causing second thoughts. All the usual suspects are prodding Obama […]

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Sexual Assault in the Senate on Deck….

Sexual Assault in the Senate on Deck….

on February 28, 2014, 7:29 AM / in National News, News

Senator’s Bernie Sanders’s veterans bill may be stalled, but Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) and Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) are likely to get votes on their military sexual assault measures in the next two weeks. The Senate is expected to vote on both measures after an agreement was reached between Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.). […]

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A Matter of Defense

A Matter of Defense

on February 28, 2014, 7:23 AM / in National News, News

Senate Republicans on Thursday blocked a veterans bill from moving forward as the two sides clashed once again over amendments. In a near party-line 56-41 vote, the Senate fell short of the 60 votes needed to end debate on the legislation from Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). Two Republicans, Sens. Dean Heller (Nev.) and Jerry Moran (Kan.), […]

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Kansas man charged with murder for lacing girlfriend’s pancake with abortion drug

Kansas man charged with murder for lacing girlfriend’s pancake with abortion drug

on February 28, 2014, 7:21 AM / in National News, News

by Cheryl Sullenger  (OperationRescue.org) – The Kansas Attorney General’s office has charged Scott Robert Bollig, 30, of first degree murder and three other counts after he laced his pregnant girlfriend’s pancake with a crushed abortion drug. The drug caused the death of Naomi Abbott’s 8-10-week old pre-born baby. Bollig was arrested last Thursday by WaKenney Police and was initially held […]

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How’s Your Money Doing… and other comments

How’s Your Money Doing… and other comments

on February 28, 2014, 7:18 AM / in National News, News

A second estimate of the nation’s economic growth during the last three months of last year hits on Friday with forecasts coming in around 2.4 percent, indicating a slower pace of expansion than was initially reported. The advance estimate, released about a month ago, showed growth hitting a 3.2 percent rate in the fourth quarter of last year, the Bureau […]

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Thoughts On Piers Morgan, Alec Baldwin, Jay Leno, Mel Gibson, The National Media, And Political Correctness

Thoughts On Piers Morgan, Alec Baldwin, Jay Leno, Mel Gibson, The National Media, And Political Correctness

on February 28, 2014, 7:14 AM / in Opinion

This column is archived here. It is being widely reported that CNN is ending Piers Morgan’s prime time television program. Here is how the story is covered in The New York Times: “There have been times when the CNN host Piers Morgan didn’t seem to like America very much–and American audiences have been more than willing to return the favor. […]

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Arizona Governor Feels Heat; Ices Religious Freedom Bill

Arizona Governor Feels Heat; Ices Religious Freedom Bill

on February 28, 2014, 6:57 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Warren Mass  Backing away from the controversy fueled by widespread negative media coverage, on February 26 Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (shown) vetoed Senate Bill 1062, which would have amended Arizona’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act so that business owners could avoid participating in activities contrary to their religious beliefs. An article in the Seattle Times quoted state Senator Al […]

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Government Agents Invent False Evidence to Destroy Reputations

Government Agents Invent False Evidence to Destroy Reputations

on February 28, 2014, 6:54 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

The National Security Agency (NSA) and its British counterpart (GCHQ) are “attempting to manipulate and control online discourse with extreme tactics of deception and reputation-destruction,” according to a new report by Glenn Greenwald. Having published numerous stories gleaned from the cache of documents obtained by former NSA subcontractor Edward Snowden, Greenwald declared on his new website, the Interceptor, that it […]

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For the Dog Lovers of the World

on February 28, 2014, 6:51 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Ever wondered what that dog of yours is REALLY thinking? Now you can find it out! Uncover the inner wishes of your beloved pet. No More Woof – Let your dog speak its mind! There are three various No More Woof sets, with various degrees of functionality in development. You can pre-order them at INDIEGOGO! http://www.nomorewoof.com/ If I said anymore…. […]

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The Tea Party at Five: What the Wacko Birds Have Wrought

The Tea Party at Five: What the Wacko Birds Have Wrought

on February 28, 2014, 6:39 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

On the fifth anniversary of the first Tea Party rallies, the movement’s record appears mixed. It swept the GOP to a majority in the U.S. House, where it has blocked President Barack Obama’s most radical ambitions. It helped the GOP win several governorships, launching reforms that broke the unions’ political stranglehold. At the same time, weak Tea Party candidates cost […]

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Government Broadband Overbuilds Are Anti-competitive

Government Broadband Overbuilds Are Anti-competitive

on February 28, 2014, 6:33 AM / in National News, News

by Scott Cleland / The Heartland Institute Governments do not “compete” with companies. Governments tax, limit, police and judge companies. So when governments try and offer a similar service that private companies have long provided consumers, these governments effectively are opposing and undermining private companies in the marketplace – not “competing” with them. That’s why some municipalities, which are overbuilding existing wire-line […]

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Is it Sunrise or Sunset for Solar Power?

Is it Sunrise or Sunset for Solar Power?

on February 28, 2014, 6:28 AM / in National News, News

During his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama singled out solar power as the flagship source of renewable energy, a source currently responsible for only 0.2 percent of the nation’s energy production. Despite federal and state governments subsidizing and even mandating its use, solar power faces significant barriers blocking it from becoming a competitive energy source. After President Barack […]

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Rep. Ed Pastor to retire

Rep. Ed Pastor to retire

on February 28, 2014, 6:21 AM / in National News, News

By Alexandra Jaffe / The Hill Rep. Ed Pastor (D-Ariz.) will not run for reelection, he announced Thursday. “After 23 years in Congress serving the people of Arizona, I have decided that I will not seek re-election this year. It has been a great honor and experience, but it is time for me to close this chapter of my life […]

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Pelosi endorses Eshoo for top Energy spot

Pelosi endorses Eshoo for top Energy spot

on February 28, 2014, 6:19 AM / in National News, News

By Mike Lillis / The Hill House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D) on Thursday endorsed fellow California Rep. Anna Eshoo in her bid to become top Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee. The move boosts Eshoo, a fellow Californian and close Pelosi ally, as she vies with Rep. Frank Pallone (D-N.J.) to replace outgoing Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) […]

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Holder Taken to Washington Hospital After Shortness of Breath

Holder Taken to Washington Hospital After Shortness of Breath

on February 28, 2014, 6:16 AM / in National News, News

NBC News Attorney General Eric Holder was hospitalized for about three hours Thursday after experiencing heart-related shortness of breath — but he didn’t have a heart attack — Justice Department officials told NBC News. Holder experienced similar symptoms “several years ago” that didn’t require serious medical attention, the Justice Department said in a statement Thursday afternoon. Holder’s became short of […]

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Judge strikes down gay marriage ban in Texas

on February 27, 2014, 11:01 AM / in National News, News

By Aaron Blake / Washington Post A Texas judge has struck down that state’s ban on gay marriage. U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia did not say gay marriages could be performed immediately. Instead, he stayed the decision, citing a likely appeal. “Without a rational relation to a legitimate governmental purpose, state-imposed inequality can find no refuge in our United States Constitution,” Garcia wrote in his decision. “These Texas laws deny Plaintiffs access to the […]

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A Socialism Spill on Aisle 9

A Socialism Spill on Aisle 9

on February 27, 2014, 10:58 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

by DANIEL  GREENFIELD The working class in the United States has no better champion than Barack Obama. Like most champions of the working class, he has never actually worked at a real job and instead divided his time between academia, non-profits and politics which explains his current work ethic in which he tries to get a speech in between every […]

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