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Legacy of civil rights leaders source of fights

Legacy of civil rights leaders source of fights

on February 17, 2014, 6:44 AM / in National News, News

By JESSE J. HOLLAND WASHINGTON (AP) — Martin Luther King Jr.’s daughter recently walked up to the pulpit of the Atlanta church where her father preached and, in a painful public display, dissociated herself from her brothers. She accused them of plotting to sell their father’s personal Bible and his Nobel Peace Prize — items she declared “sacred” and worth […]

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Obama visits Sunnylands twice in less than a year

Obama visits Sunnylands twice in less than a year

on February 17, 2014, 6:38 AM / in National News, News

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE   RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — With two visits in less than a year to the sprawling Sunnylands estate in Southern California, President Barack Obama is helping to fulfill the dream of the late philanthropists Walter and Leonore Annenberg, who hoped the desert property they used as a winter home would become the “Camp David of the West.” […]

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The Eye is Upon You

The Eye is Upon You

on February 17, 2014, 6:35 AM / in National News, News

By PHILIP ELLIOTT WASHINGTON (AP) — The days when political campaigns would try to make inroads with demographic groups such as soccer moms or white working-class voters are gone. Now, the operatives are targeting specific individuals. And, in some places, they can reach those individuals directly through their televisions. Welcome to Addressable TV, an emerging technology that allows advertisers — […]

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Candidate reaps benefits of super PAC he founded

Candidate reaps benefits of super PAC he founded

on February 17, 2014, 6:27 AM / in National News, News

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A U.S. House candidate in Montana is benefiting from a political action committee he created, leading at least one opponent and some experts to question the legality of the peculiar arrangement. Ryan Zinke, a former Navy SEAL who is seeking the Republican nomination for Montana’s lone congressional seat, created the Special Operations for America (SOFA) super […]

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Officials investigating bizarre shooting report

on February 17, 2014, 6:11 AM / in State News

View Larger Map Cocke County (Tennessee) authorities released information Friday in connection with an alleged shooting of a Blount County man on his Cosby property on Feb. 4. Detectives Kevin Benton and Pam Wilson are working with Sevierville police to piece together details of the case. They said Lionel Gene Herndon, 65, of Maryville drove to the McDonald’s restaurant at […]

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No more falling back: Tennessee lawmaker wants to make daylight savings time permanent

No more falling back: Tennessee lawmaker wants to make daylight savings time permanent

on February 17, 2014, 6:01 AM / in News, State News

BY Tom Humphrey /  The Knoxville News Sentinel   NASHVILLE — When Tennesseans spring forward into daylight-saving time next month, they will never fall back into standard time again under legislation that has cleared its first step toward passage in the General Assembly. “It will be great for the farmers. It will be great for the school kids,” said Rep. Curry […]

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Devvy News February 16th

Devvy News February 16th

on February 16, 2014, 6:54 AM / in National News, News

And, still those gutless cowards in the Outlaw Congress do nothing –   like refusing to impeach Eric Holder for starters. He is stepping down   later this year and will escape without being held accountable. This time for the death of   a border Patrol Agent. But, hey – your incumbent in Congress wants your vote in the upcoming   primaries so he/she […]

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Pure Gold: Obama Slams Bush for Expanding Executive Power, Ignoring Congress

Pure Gold: Obama Slams Bush for Expanding Executive Power, Ignoring Congress

on February 16, 2014, 6:43 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Guy Benson / Town Hall As you may recall, we tend to reserve the “pure gold” descriptor for uniquely egregious instances of Obama hypocrisy.  This one surely qualifies.  American Commitment clips a stump speech snippet from 2008 presidential candidate Barack Obama, scrupulous defender of our constitutional structure, and righteous critic of executive power grabs.  Behold: “I taught constitutional law for […]

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2A: New Ninth Cir. Ct.  Opinion:  –  Under the 2nd amendment citizens have the right to carry in public

2A: New Ninth Cir. Ct. Opinion: – Under the 2nd amendment citizens have the right to carry in public

on February 16, 2014, 6:33 AM / in National News, News

From Doxie Mom In a letter from John L. Runft with Runft & Steele Law Offices, PLLC in Boise, Idaho 83702 (Tel. 208-333-8506) he stated: You have undoubtedly been interested in the debate.  Of note in this respect is the decision that was issued by the 9th Cir on Wednesday, Feb 13, 2014, in Peruta v. San Diego which confirmed […]

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Virus News

Virus News

on February 16, 2014, 6:11 AM / in National News, News

From Deb: THIS IS THE SITE TO WATCH – many of the other biggies don’t bother writing about it as Kaspersky Lab & Symantec do. It’s only public after all the companies have received notice and how it works so companies can get out their fixes before the hackers know they know….  or so it’s suppose to work. We have […]

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The Dirty Deal for a ‘Clean’ Debt Bill

The Dirty Deal for a ‘Clean’ Debt Bill

on February 15, 2014, 9:37 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Written by  Chip Wood Well, the Republican leadership has done it again. In the battle over government spending, they waved the white flag of unconditional surrender. Believe it or not, they gave Barack Obama permission to spend as much money as he wants over the next year — with absolutely no strings attached. The media are reporting that the House […]

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The NEED for Blue Collar Workers

The NEED for Blue Collar Workers

on February 15, 2014, 9:26 AM / in Opinion

Last night I saw a short interview of several people on the topic of there being a huge need for workers who can DO SOMETHING other than pass around paper or sit on a computer. One man talked about the need for mechanics – plumbers – electricians – you know,  BLUE COLLAR JOBS that do not require a college education […]

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Virginia Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Confuses Declaration of Independence with Constitution

on February 15, 2014, 9:20 AM / in National News, News

by Frances Martel / Breitbart A federal judge struck down Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage today, an historic ruling with especial resonance on Valentine’s Day. Except the history of the historic ruling isn’t exactly up to par: Judge Arenda Wright Allen claimed the Constitution declares that “all men are created equal,” which is, instead, the first line of the Declaration of […]

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Dog accidentally euthanized at Memphis Animal Shelter

on February 15, 2014, 9:07 AM / in News, State News

You have to be a subscriber to read this story on the Commercial Appeal web site (I’m not a subscriber). There might be more news about it later. Unfortunately, the Memphis shelter has done things like this before. Apparently a rescue group was ready to take this dog. Carlotta Dog accidentally euthanized at Memphis Animal Shelter Killed after rescue group […]

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Bank Bailouts Without End

Bank Bailouts Without End

on February 15, 2014, 9:06 AM / in National News, News

Written by  William F. Jasper And that is called paying the Dane-geld; But we’ve proved it again and again, That if once you have paid him the     Dane-geld You never get rid of the Dane. — Dane-geld, by Rudyard Kipling For more than 250 years — from the end of the 8th century to well into the 11th — […]

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From the Far Left

From the Far Left

on February 15, 2014, 8:55 AM / in National News, News

The Pen We are excited to make available the first part of the new script for Citizens United, a new full length feature dramatic film we are starting production on right now. In this one we will take on the issues of corporate personhood and accountability, the remote control murder of innocent civilians by drones, and much more. And the […]

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Former Planned Parenthood worker: ‘It was a money-grubbing, evil, very sad, sad place to work’

Former Planned Parenthood worker: ‘It was a money-grubbing, evil, very sad, sad place to work’

on February 15, 2014, 8:48 AM / in National News, News

by Kirsten Andersen INDIANAPOLIS, IN, February 14, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Roman Catholic former Planned Parenthood worker has opened up to her diocesan newspaper in a gripping tell-all interview, saying she was shocked at the horrors she witnessed during the two years she worked in Indiana’s largest abortion facility. Marianne Anderson is a nurse who assisted Planned Parenthood abortionists by […]

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Texas Man Cleared of Killing Detective who Delivered no-Knock Warrant

Texas Man Cleared of Killing Detective who Delivered no-Knock Warrant

on February 15, 2014, 8:35 AM / in National News, News

By Chris Eger  / Guns.com When Henry Magee heard people burst into his Texas home before 6 a.m. on a Thursday morning in December, he grabbed his rifle, came face to face with an armed man, shot, and killed him. It was only later that Magee found out that the man was Sgt. Adam Sowders, an investigator with the Burleson […]

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Cruz to get hero’s welcome in Iowa and New Hampshire

Cruz to get hero’s welcome in Iowa and New Hampshire

on February 15, 2014, 8:28 AM / in National News, News

He’s Running…….. By Alexander Bolton Conservatives in Iowa and New Hampshire are preparing a hero’s welcome for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) after he showed up Senate Republican leaders during a crucial vote on the debt limit. Cruz infuriated his Senate Republican colleagues this week when he filibustered a clean bill to raise the debt limit. His objection forced Senate Republican […]

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10 things you need to know today

10 things you need to know today

on February 15, 2014, 8:08 AM / in National News, News

1. Snowstorm pummels Northeast again A pileup of as many as 100 cars blocked the Pennsylvania turnpike Friday morning. The crash, which sent 24 people to the hospital with injuries, was brought on by the brutal Winter Storm Pax that pummeled the Northeast Thursday. The blizzard caused at least 21 deaths and left 424,000 homes without power. [NBC Philadephia] 2. […]

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