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Now the DOD Is in the Drug Business

Now the DOD Is in the Drug Business

on November 27, 2013, 6:17 AM / in National News, News

By David Francis The Pentagon has broken ground on a biodefense facility in Florida that is expected to cost $40 million annually for the next five years. The DOD did this despite the fact that experts said it wasn’t needed, the White House said it wasn’t wanted, and the work to be done there duplicates already existing Health and Human […]

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Are gassy cattle a bigger problem than US government thought?

Are gassy cattle a bigger problem than US government thought?

on November 27, 2013, 6:04 AM / in National News, News

Only the EPA could think this one up! Cattle generate twice as much methane as the EPA supposed, according to a new report. The findings could tilt the international debate on the safety of natural gas, of which methane is a primary component. By Fabien Tepper The gassy rumblings of ruminating cattle, along with the hisses and sloshes as natural […]

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Parts of Amtrak passenger train derail in South Carolina

Parts of Amtrak passenger train derail in South Carolina

on November 26, 2013, 9:26 PM / in National News, News

Friends of ours, Dickie and Sam,  were on this train. Hello Friends. I have breaking news. Our train just derailed somewhere in SC. We are all fine. Just sitting here waiting for assistance. Train is ok. But watch TV for more up dates. Well the saga continues.  We are now on a bus in Durham, NC a waiting food. We […]

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Olivia Wise, brave teen who sang Katy Perry’s ‘Roar,’ has died

Olivia Wise, brave teen who sang Katy Perry’s ‘Roar,’ has died

on November 26, 2013, 7:45 PM / in National News, News

Olivia Wise, the inspirational 16-year-old with an inoperable brain tumor who recorded a viral cover of Katy Perry’s “Roar,” died Monday. “She died peacefully in her home surrounded by the extraordinary love of her family,” a family statement sent to CNN said. When Olivia was 11, she wrote “Simple Girl” (a song about how she wanted to live life), and she […]

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The Supreme Court ponders the Internet sales tax

The Supreme Court ponders the Internet sales tax

on November 26, 2013, 10:02 AM / in National News, News

By Scott Bomboy On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will debate, behind closed doors, if Americans should be forced to pay a sales tax on almost all items they buy on the Internet. Two cases are in front of the Justices for consideration during a private conference. If they are deemed worthy of a full review, the cases could he heard […]

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The Coming Persecution of Christians

The Coming Persecution of Christians

on November 26, 2013, 9:57 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Selwyn Duke Sometime after Hurricane Sandy swept across the Jersey Shore, FEMA money swept into the state, helping to rebuild municipalities and morale. But one New Jersey town isn’t receiving Federal Emergency Management Agency funds despite having sustained millions in damage, losing half its boardwalk; its whole pier; entire buildings; and part of the roof of its Taj […]

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“Catching Fire”: Best Action Movie So Far This Year

“Catching Fire”: Best Action Movie So Far This Year

on November 26, 2013, 9:48 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Thomas R. Eddlem Catching Fire is a high-quality science fiction/action film that burned up the box office in its opening weekend, and — unusually for a sci-fi film — drew a majority female audience. The film grossed an estimated $161.1 million in North America and $307.7 million globally in its first weekend. Led by the breakout star Jennifer Lawrence in […]

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Masking Totalitarianism

Masking Totalitarianism

on November 26, 2013, 9:42 AM / in Opinion

By Walter E. Williams Original Post One of the  oldest notions in the history of mankind is that some people are to give  orders and others are to obey. The powerful elite believe that they  have wisdom superior to the masses and that they’ve been ordained to  forcibly impose that wisdom on the rest of us. Their agenda calls for […]

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She Was There To Face Her Fear

She Was There To Face Her Fear

on November 26, 2013, 9:22 AM / in National News, News

Kristin Martin | WBKO In the past, gun use was much more common among men. Now, that gap is closing as more women are using and buying firearms for themselves. A Gallup poll from 2011 reports almost 25 percent of women personally own a gun now. In 2005, only 13 percent of them did. Gun store owners and instructors said […]

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Homeland Security Faces Lawsuit for Seizing Journalist’s Notes

Homeland Security Faces Lawsuit for Seizing Journalist’s Notes

on November 26, 2013, 9:14 AM / in National News, News

The Washington Times and a former journalist for the newspaper, Audrey Hudson, whose notes were seized during a raid on her home, announced that they were suing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for confiscating sensitive documents containing names of whistleblowers inside the federal government who helped expose official lies. According to the allegations made in the lawsuit, the seizure […]

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Time To Levitate

on November 26, 2013, 9:06 AM / in Bedtime Stories, People

Thanks to Dr. Burrus for sending this one

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DIY Death: Natural, At-Home Funerals And Their Boomer Appeal

DIY Death: Natural, At-Home Funerals And Their Boomer Appeal

on November 26, 2013, 8:59 AM / in National News, News

Last night my granddaughter in Thailand skipped me to chat for a bit and in the course of the conversation she mentioned she had just come across a web site on home funerals.  I told my family many, many years ago that they are not to spend one penny beyond what the law requires to bury me when I die.  […]

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People Sign a Petition to Ban Future Petitions

on November 26, 2013, 8:43 AM / in National News, News

Mark Dice asks people in San Diego if they’ll sign his petition to ban petitions. The irony went over most people’s heads and they signed the petition without thinking.

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College Students Try & Fail To Tell The Story of Thanksgiving

on November 26, 2013, 8:41 AM / in National News, News

Its Thanksgiving, a time to celebrate our blessings, our family, our friends, and the rich heritage of why we give thanks. Before the ceremonial carving of the turkey, reserve a period of remembrance, a time to reflect on the blessings bestowed upon your life. Take some time to recite the story of the first Thanksgiving. If you are having difficulty […]

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Supreme Court Orders Obama Admin to Respond to Romeike Homeschooler’s Petition

Supreme Court Orders Obama Admin to Respond to Romeike Homeschooler’s Petition

on November 26, 2013, 8:03 AM / in National News, News

By Napp Nazworth, Christian Post Reporter / Christian Post The U.S. Supreme Court has ordered the Obama administration to respond to a petition by the Home School Legal Defense Association to hear an appeal in the Romeikes deportation case.    Uwe and Hannelore Romeike (middle) and their six children, with Michael Farris (L) and the rest of the HSLDA legal […]

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Hobby Lobby vs. Obamacare Reaches Supreme Court

Hobby Lobby vs. Obamacare Reaches Supreme Court

on November 26, 2013, 7:58 AM / in National News, News

A little while back, there was a big stink when Hobby Lobby, the famously Christian arts and crafts chain, refused to abide by the Obamacare mandate that, in effect, required employers to pay for contraception. There was talk that the chain would have to shut down if it were forced to pay the heavy daily fines enshrined in the law. […]

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Abortion Fight Hits Tennessee

Abortion Fight Hits Tennessee

on November 26, 2013, 7:47 AM / in National News, News

Both Sides Preparing for Referendum in November 2014 By Cameron McWhirter / Wall Street Journal The battleground over abortion is shifting to Tennessee, where campaigns are heating up on a referendum that is a year away. The referendum, pushed by anti-abortion groups for years, would add an amendment to the state constitution stating, “Nothing in this Constitution secures or protects […]

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Threat of Lawsuit Cancels Christmas for Some Children

Threat of Lawsuit Cancels Christmas for Some Children

on November 26, 2013, 7:31 AM / in National News, News

Santa, of sorts, won’t be making his usual Christmas deliveries to some South Carolina elementary school children, all thanks to an organization’s threat to sue if the school continued its annual Christmas toy drive, Operation Christmas Child. The American Humanist Association, allegedly dedicated to removing all religious references from government and encouraged by an upset parent, sent a letter to […]

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Take Me Out to the …Courtroom

Take Me Out to the …Courtroom

on November 26, 2013, 7:25 AM / in National News, News

  A Kansas City Royals fan who was injured when an aluminum wrapped hot dog was thrown by the Royals team mascot Slugerrr has sued the team. The Missouri Supreme Court is reviewing a lawsuit filed by John Coomer, of Overland Park, Kansas.  Coomer, who was hit in the eye with the hot dog and suffered a detached retina, underwent […]

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Yelp Writers Sue for Help

Yelp Writers Sue for Help

on November 26, 2013, 7:19 AM / in National News, News

A group of Yelp reviewers have filed a class action lawsuit in California claiming that they should be paid for their reviews like actual, professional writers. According to the lawsuit, Yelp, the online urban city guide, has “devised a system of cult-like rewards and disciplines” to motivate writers in lieu of monetary compensation. The group of volunteer Yelpers are seeking […]

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