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Cuban doctor defects in Brazil over pay, plans to seek asylum

on February 5, 2014, 11:01 AM / in National News, News

BRASILIA (Reuters) – A Cuban doctor working in Brazil has sought political asylum in the office of a conservative party complaining that Cuba’s communist government takes too big a slice of her pay, a party official said on Wednesday. Ramona Rodriguez, 51, entered the office of the center-right Democratas party leadership in the lower chamber of Brazil’s Congress on Tuesday […]

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New way to ticket speeders: Jackson police will have cameras on radar guns

New way to ticket speeders: Jackson police will have cameras on radar guns

on February 5, 2014, 10:32 AM / in Local News, News

When you thought robo cop was gone, the Jackson City Police department decides to return to the process of issuing speeding tickets without really stopping you. The maximum fine for a civil case such as this is $50.00. Jackson Mayor Jerry Gist said the reasoning behind the use of technology to catch speeding drivers is to save the lives of […]

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Pilots on Justin Bieber ‘pot plane’ were ‘forced to wear oxygen masks and star and his dad were so abusive to plane hostess she had to cower in cockpit’

Pilots on Justin Bieber ‘pot plane’ were ‘forced to wear oxygen masks and star and his dad were so abusive to plane hostess she had to cower in cockpit’

on February 5, 2014, 8:43 AM / in National News, News

This kid is a mess and needs to be incarcerated for his own protection from himself and his father.  If you have a child in your family that spends one cent on anything affiliated with Bieber then you are financially supporting this kind of outrageous behavior.  Until the parents and others take a stand against these kind of animals – […]

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Welcome back, Mr. Koskinen

Welcome back, Mr. Koskinen

on February 5, 2014, 8:32 AM / in National News, News

The new IRS commissioner, John Koskinen, returns to Capitol Hill on Wednesday to testify for the first time since taking over the top slot at the tax agency — just in time to answer questions about his decision to green-light bonuses for agency staffers. Republicans were quick to criticize the bonus decision in the wake of last year’s targeting controversy, […]

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Key Events in Washington This Wednesday

Key Events in Washington This Wednesday

on February 5, 2014, 8:28 AM / in National News, News

The Environmental Law Institute is hosting a discussion on “Key Legal Issues Facing the Administration in 2014: Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources.” It will host former White House official Gary Guzy for a conversation on legal environment and energy issues facing the Obama administration this year. Guzy was deputy director for the White House Council on Environmental Quality until stepping […]

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THE ONE PIPELINE TO RULE THEM ALL

THE ONE PIPELINE TO RULE THEM ALL

on February 5, 2014, 8:16 AM / in National News, News

Following the release of the State Department’s environmental impact analysis on the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline Friday, Washington D.C., erupted in accelerated calls for President Obama to approve or deny the project. Surprise, surprise, Keystone XL dominated the energy world on Tuesday. Green groups told The Hill that President Obama could “deflate the base” if he gives the TransCanada […]

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The Fight Against Obama Anti-gun Policies Continues on Multiple Fronts

The Fight Against Obama Anti-gun Policies Continues on Multiple Fronts

on February 5, 2014, 8:13 AM / in National News, News

The Fight Against Obama Anti-gun Policies Continues on Multiple Fronts And there is some good news! The group Gun Owners of America has for a while now been sounding the alarm about the link between “immigration reform” and “gun control.” — Kurt Hofmann, Examiner, Jan. 29, 2014 Barack Obama is ruthless in his efforts to destroy those he regards as […]

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Cops endorse legislation to stop federal gun grabbing laws and agencies

on February 5, 2014, 7:26 AM / in National News, News

By Jim Kouri  / Law Enforcement Examiner The campaign to stop federal violations of the U.S. Constitution’s Second Amendment at the state and local level got two big boosts with the introduction of the Second Amendment Preservation Act in Arizona and an important police endorsement for a similar bill pending in Florida, according to press statement released on Monday by […]

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CVS to stop selling cigarettes, tobacco products by Oct. 1; Obama praises decision

CVS to stop selling cigarettes, tobacco products by Oct. 1; Obama praises decision

on February 5, 2014, 7:23 AM / in National News, News

NEWS WIRE SERVICES The 2nd largest drugstore chain has become the first in the nation to complete end the sale of cigarettes, as well as other tobacco products. CVS Caremark is kicking the habit of selling tobacco products at its more than 7,600 drugstores nationwide. The nation’s second-largest drugstore chain says it will phase out cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco […]

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Overdue farm bill passes; Cornyn and Cruz vote no

Overdue farm bill passes; Cornyn and Cruz vote no

on February 5, 2014, 7:18 AM / in National News, News

By Nick Swartsell  / nswartsell@dallasnews.com WASHINGTON– A  lot of people– from needy families in Dallas to small farmers in rural Texas– have been holding their breath for today’s passage of the five-year farm bill. But for Texas’ senators, the long wait wasn’t worth it. Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz both voted against the bill, citing its huge price tag […]

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10 things you need to know today

10 things you need to know today

on February 5, 2014, 7:12 AM / in National News, News

1. CBO says ObamaCare will mean two million fewer full-time workers The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office released a report predicting that because of the Affordable Care Act, the economy will have 2.3 million fewer full-time workers in 2021, partly due to some opting to work fewer hours to avoid losing Medicaid or insurance subsidies. Republicans said that proved ObamaCare was […]

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As Super Bowl exits NJ, taxpayers on hook for many expenses

As Super Bowl exits NJ, taxpayers on hook for many expenses

on February 5, 2014, 7:09 AM / in National News, News

By Mark Di Ionno/Star-Ledger Columnist The Star-Ledger As the NFL packs out of town, with their self-proclaimed all-American extravaganza, we should say good riddance, and make sure they don’t come back with their big money, big everything, big game. Because you, New Jersey taxpayer, are on the hook for the league’s big party for itself. Consider these facts: • The […]

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Vegas Homeland Security Theater Operation Ends its Run

Vegas Homeland Security Theater Operation Ends its Run

on February 5, 2014, 7:02 AM / in National News, News

By William Norman Grigg Homeland Security Theater productions follow a rigid formula. A suitably unpleasant and easily manipulated person is identified by undercover operatives, carefully cultivated as a “villain,” then lured into saying something stupid into a recorder. Or quietly assenting to some outlandish plot concocted by a “terrorism facilitator” (yes, that is what the Regime calls its hired provocateurs). At […]

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Farm Bill Passess House

Farm Bill Passess House

on February 5, 2014, 6:55 AM / in National News, News

By Sean Lengell  / Washington Examiner Congress gave final approval for a massive, long-term farm bill, ending a bitter two-year partisan debate over funding for agriculture subsidies, crop insurance and the food stamp program. The measure, which the Senate passed Tuesday by a vote of 68-32, will cost about $100 billion a year over five years — a savings of […]

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Obamacare will push 2 million workers out of labor market: CBO

Obamacare will push 2 million workers out of labor market: CBO

on February 5, 2014, 6:41 AM / in National News, News

By Stephen Dinan  / The Washington Times Obamacare will push the equivalent of about 2 million workers out of the labor market by 2017 as employees decide either to work fewer hours or drop out of the job market altogether, according to estimates released Tuesday by the Congressional Budget Office. The analysis set off a furious debate in Washington. The […]

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Fry Cook Shifted to Part-Time Work Confronts Obama

on February 5, 2014, 6:36 AM / in National News, News

By Andrew Johnson / National Review Online During a Google Hangout session on Friday, fry cook Darnell Summers told President Obama that his hours were cut due to the Affordable Care Act. “We were broken down to part time to avoid paying health insurance,” he said. Summers explained that he makes $7.25 an hour and has been on strike four times seeking a wage […]

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McConnell Auditions for Job as Cable News Commentator

McConnell Auditions for Job as Cable News Commentator

on February 5, 2014, 6:32 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: Daniel Horowitz At present, we are getting rolled in Washington.  Democrats have pushed an omnibus bill, a disastrous farm bill, endless debt ceiling increases, and amnesty for illegals.  Instead of an equal and opposing force in the opposite direction, Republicans have….. pushed an omnibus bill, a disastrous farm bill, endless debt ceiling increases, and amnesty for illegals. There is […]

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Please watch Ben Howe’s “Bankrupt” documentary. #detroit

on February 5, 2014, 6:27 AM / in Opinion

It is about Detroit, and how it went down the tubes, and it will tell you things about how it went down the tubes that you probably have not actually heard told before.  There’s a bit in the middle about the way that the city eminent-domained Poletown for pretty much no good reason* that will make you grind your teeth. […]

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Mere presence of gun prompts no-knock raid

Mere presence of gun prompts no-knock raid

on February 5, 2014, 6:20 AM / in National News, News

‘As if firearm could load itself, disengage safety, open door and fire’ By Bob Unruh Texas law-enforcement officers conducted a no-knock raid as if a firearm in the home “could somehow load itself, disengage its own safety, open the door, and begin to fire at the police,” according to a brief submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court. Attorneys with William […]

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The State of Immigration Reform: Mark Zuckerberg Buys Himself A House Speaker

on February 5, 2014, 6:15 AM / in News

You Can Take A Man’s Measure By The Price At Which He’ll Sell Himself Out By: Repair_Man_Jack The latest GOP bubble of fratricidal support for Comprehensive Amnesty Reform is all about the Benjamins.  It’s about who has the Benjamins, and more importantly, who you have to ask if you want some for yourself.  Let’s say you’re a mainstream, middle-of-the-road Republican […]

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