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At least 39 dead in Kenya shopping mall attack; Americans among scores hurt

At least 39 dead in Kenya shopping mall attack; Americans among scores hurt

on September 21, 2013, 8:32 PM / in National News, News

By Patrick Garrity and Simon Moya-Smith, NBC News Gunmen stormed a crowded shopping mall frequented by Westerners on Saturday in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi in a terror attack, leaving at least 39 dead, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said. The U.S. State Department said American citizens were reportedly among the approximately 150 injured. The militant Islamic group al-Shabab, based in neighboring […]

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Four dead in latest wave of Chicago shootings

Four dead in latest wave of Chicago shootings

on September 21, 2013, 8:12 PM / in National News, News

Four people were killed in gun attacks in Chicago overnight Friday, just a day after a shooting at a park wounded 13 people. CHICAGO — A series of gun attacks overnight in Chicago left four men dead, following a shooting at a South Side park that wounded 13 people this week, police said on Saturday. The latest violence came as the […]

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The truth about a government “shutdown”: It doesn’t shut down

The truth about a government “shutdown”: It doesn’t shut down

on September 21, 2013, 9:50 AM / in National News, News

Time to SHUT DOWN the payments to politicians and SCOTUS – and all government agencies that have been created since 1940.   Eliminate all those that came into being after 1940 (my lifetime) and re will be a good deal of money to pay the debt and not increase it further.  Then after things get settled down a bit and all […]

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Is the Sun Peeking Through the War Clouds?

Is the Sun Peeking Through the War Clouds?

on September 21, 2013, 9:46 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Prussian Chancellor Otto von Bismarck is sometimes credited with the proverb, “God has a special providence for fools, drunks and the United States of America.” Observing the unfolding of the Syrian crisis, the Iron Chancellor was an insightful man. In August, we were hours away from missile strikes on Syria and involvement in its civil war with the possibility that […]

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Transcript AKC/APHIS teleconference

on September 21, 2013, 9:42 AM / in National News, News

American Kennel Club Moderator: Sheila Goffe September 19, 2013 2:00 PM ET Sheila Goffe: Good afternoon. Welcome to AKC’s conference call with representatives from the USDA’s animal plant and health inspection service. I’m Sheila Goffe, Director of Government Relations for the American Kennel Club. Thank you, first of all, for joining us. I wanted to let you know that we […]

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Be inspired and support great films

Be inspired and support great films

on September 21, 2013, 8:10 AM / in Announcements, Local News, News

See GRACE UNPLUGGED at theaters Oct. 4. View trailer at www.graceunplugged.com

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Patient of the Month – September 2013

Patient of the Month – September 2013

on September 20, 2013, 4:32 PM / in Announcements

Ethan 5 years old See his video here…. The default player for embedding or displaying video on stjude.org. Default size: 480×270 Ethan was found to suffer from pineoblastoma in June 2012. Ethan’s story: These days, when Ethan’s mom cues up her Zumba workout in the living room, she soon finds that she’s not dancing alone. Ethan, her 5-year-old son, has […]

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News Flash

News Flash

on September 20, 2013, 3:28 PM / in Announcements, National News, News

  https://CoSponsor.gov/details/HJRes59-113

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Judge Napolitano on the Worst Supreme Court Decisions

Judge Napolitano on the Worst Supreme Court Decisions

on September 20, 2013, 9:59 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Andrew P. Napolitano Original Post Judge Andrew P. Napolitano joined the Mises Institute in August as the Institute’s Distinguished Scholar in Law and Jurisprudence. During Mises University in July, Judge Napolitano taught what David Gordon described as a “conference within the conference” and “a masterful survey of how the Supreme Court has interpreted the commerce clause, from Gibbons v. […]

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LAWS HAVE CONSEQUENCES

LAWS HAVE CONSEQUENCES

on September 20, 2013, 9:24 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

There are serious CONSEQUENCES when you ignore the SIGNS/LAWS. When you ignore the *slippery when wet* – SLOW, CHILDREN PRESENT –  SHARP CURVE – STEEP GRADE – NO SHOULDERS – STOP SIGN – YIELD – you can end up dead.  Those signs along the highways mean something but many folks ignore them – just as they ignore the LAWS (refusal […]

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Presidential Conference Call on Socialized Medicine

Presidential Conference Call on Socialized Medicine

on September 20, 2013, 7:55 AM / in National News, News

You are invited to join President Barack Obama and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius for a conference call with state and local elected officials on Wednesday, September 25, at 2:30 pm EDT to discuss the October launch of the Health Insurance Marketplace and how you can get involved. Thank you to all of the state […]

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JACKSON CITY COUNCIL MEETING October 1 Agenda

on September 20, 2013, 7:51 AM / in Local News, News

I.        CALL TO ORDER. II.       INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG. (COUNCILMEMBER JOHNNY DODD) III.       ROLL CALL. IV.      APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE SEPTEMBER 3, 2013, CITY COUNCIL MEETING. V.       INVITATION FOR PUBLIC COMMENT. VI.      PROCLAMATIONS.   VII.     FIRST READING:  N/A VIII.    SECOND READING:  N/A IX.      NEW BUSINESS:           1.       Consideration of an application for participation in […]

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Home Depot Dumps 20,000 Employees Onto ObamaCare Exchanges

Home Depot Dumps 20,000 Employees Onto ObamaCare Exchanges

on September 20, 2013, 7:48 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Michael Tennant Add The Home Depot to the list of companies dumping part-time employees onto ObamaCare’s insurance exchanges — and taxpayers’ backs. According to the Daily Caller, the Georgia-based retailer announced that it is dropping health coverage for approximately 20,000 part-timers as a direct result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). “Unfortunately, the ACA precludes us from offering […]

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Poll: Most Americans Support Federal Shutdown to Defund ObamaCare

Poll: Most Americans Support Federal Shutdown to Defund ObamaCare

on September 20, 2013, 7:44 AM / in National News, News

Despite attack ads by an Obama front group blasting Republican lawmakers for refusing to fund ObamaCare in the upcoming budget, a new poll released this week shows most Americans actually support partially shutting down the federal government until funding for the administration’s controversial healthcare takeover is cut. Other recent surveys, meanwhile, revealed that public opposition to the so-called “Affordable Care […]

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School teaches students it’s constitutional for cops to confiscate guns

School teaches students it’s constitutional for cops to confiscate guns

on September 20, 2013, 7:34 AM / in National News, News

Posted  by EAGNEWS Original Post CAMPOBELLO, S.C. – South Carolina parents were furious this week after  seeing questions regarding the Constitution – in particular the Second Amendment  – as taught in their daughter’s 8th grade history class. The daughter’s teacher had given the class a pop quiz regarding the  Constitution.  Question 10 asked, “Mr. Jones’ gun was confiscated at a  police […]

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Guns Don’t Kill People; Gun Control Laws Kill People

Guns Don’t Kill People; Gun Control Laws Kill People

on September 20, 2013, 7:28 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

This column is archived here. Here we go again. We have another mass shooting at yet another “gun-free” zone. Not only was the location a “gun-free” zone, it was located inside the nation’s capital, which has some of the strictest gun-control laws in the entire country. I thought gun-control laws and “gun-free” zones were supposed to protect people from gun […]

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The Hill’s Overnight: Healthcare

The Hill’s Overnight: Healthcare

on September 20, 2013, 7:26 AM / in National News, News

The House will vote Friday on a government funding bill that would end all revenue streams for ObamaCare, a move designed to sate conservatives who want an end to the controversial law. The House GOP’s continuing resolution also sets spending priorities in case the government shuts down on Oct. 1 because of a congressional stalemate. Friday’s vote will close one […]

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Sen. Murphy: Congress Morally Justified In Forcing Americans to Violate Their Religious Beliefs

Sen. Murphy: Congress Morally Justified In Forcing Americans to Violate Their Religious Beliefs

on September 20, 2013, 7:15 AM / in National News, News

By James Beattie Original Post (CNSNews.com) – Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) said that it would be morally justifiable for Congress to pass a continuing resolution that forces Americans to buy health care plans covering abortion-inducing drugs even if doing so violates their religious beliefs. CNSNews.com asked Murphy about funding the controversial provision in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, […]

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House Moves to Defund ObamaCare on the Government Funding Resolution (CR)

House Moves to Defund ObamaCare on the Government Funding Resolution (CR)

on September 20, 2013, 7:10 AM / in National News, News

Your efforts against this anti-gun law are paying off! “To continue funding ObamaCare means that doctors will be able to ask their patients about guns and that health-related information will be used to deny guns to millions of citizens, just as more than 150,000 military veterans have already been denied.” — GOA statement in postcards landing on congressional desks over […]

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ALWAYS DO YOUR BEST

ALWAYS DO YOUR BEST

on September 20, 2013, 7:02 AM / in Bedtime Stories

  The USS Astoria (C-34) was the first U.S. cruiser to engage the Japanese during the Battle of Savo Island, a night action fought 8-9 August 1942. Although she scored two hits on the Imperial flagship Chokai, the Astoria was badly damaged and sank shortly after noon, 9 August. About 0200 hours a young mid-westerner, Signalman 3rd Class Elgin Staples, […]

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