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Texas Senator Ted Cruz renouncing his Canadian citizenship

Texas Senator Ted Cruz renouncing his Canadian citizenship

on December 30, 2013, 10:19 AM / in National News, News

Ted Cruz knows this but hopes his cleverly phrased comments and now this giving up the dual citizenship in Canada will FOOL the voters.  I have sent many emails and made numerous phone calls to his offices since his first announcement that he was running for the Senate and since he was elected to the Senate – voicing my concerns […]

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10 things you need to know today

10 things you need to know today

on December 30, 2013, 10:10 AM / in National News, News

1. Bombing in Russia kills at least 15 people A bomb planted in a trolley killed at least 15 people on Monday in the central Russian city of Volgograd. The attack comes a day after a female suicide bomber set off an explosion at the Volgograd train station, killing at least 17 people. The attacks have raised concerns about terrorism in Russia ahead […]

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Five Members of Congress to Watch in 2014

Five Members of Congress to Watch in 2014

on December 30, 2013, 10:02 AM / in Opinion

By Eric Pianin Call it cockeyed optimism or simply battle fatigue, but we’re beginning to hear some loose talk from Capitol Hill and the White House about the prospects for more bipartisan deal-making in 2014 springing from the budget deal. Congress, of course, just concluded one of its least productive sessions in history and inflicted a 16-day government shutdown on […]

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Establishment Terrified Tea Party Won’t Back Unnecessary Wars

Establishment Terrified Tea Party Won’t Back Unnecessary Wars

on December 30, 2013, 9:30 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Thomas R. Eddlem The interventionist establishment is terrified that a reinvigorated Tea Party may prevent new unnecessary wars and foreign military interventions in the coming years, according to an article in Democracy magazine. The article — “R.I.P. Republican Internationalism” by Council on Foreign Relations President Emeritus Leslie H. Gelb and Michael Kramer —  frets that “a common thread emerges: […]

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Report: NSA intercepts computer deliveries

Report: NSA intercepts computer deliveries

on December 30, 2013, 9:10 AM / in National News, News

Raphael Satter     /    The Associated Press A German magazine lifted the lid on the operations of the National Security  Agency’s hacking unit Sunday, reporting that American spies intercept computer  deliveries, exploit hardware vulnerabilities, and even hijack Microsoft’s  internal reporting system to spy on their targets. Der Spiegel’s revelations relate to a division of the NSA known as Tailored  Access Operations, or […]

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Could a Supreme Court decision kill free sports, network programs on TV?

Could a Supreme Court decision kill free sports, network programs on TV?

on December 30, 2013, 9:01 AM / in National News, News

By Scott Bomboy The Supreme Court might take on a potential game-changing case in January that could lead to major TV networks pulling some of their free popular programs from the airwaves. The industry publication Broadcasting & Cable says a source at one of the law firms involved in the Aereo case expects the Supreme Court to consider an appeal […]

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Deaths You Might Have Missed This Year

Deaths You Might Have Missed This Year

on December 30, 2013, 8:51 AM / in People

Patti Page, 85 An American pop singer and sometime actress (Elmer Gantry), Page was the most popular female vocalist of the 50s, selling more than 100 million records. She had what is considered the first cross-over hit with her pop version of the country song “The Tennessee Waltz,” which sold 10 million copies in 1950. Ada Louise Huxtable, 91 She […]

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They Broke America’s Deadlock

They Broke America’s Deadlock

on December 30, 2013, 8:12 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Peter Beinart / The Daily Beast In 2012, Barack Obama travelled the country promising that if he defeated Mitt Romney, in 2013 the Republican Party’s “fever may break.”  Didn’t happen. In 2013, the GOP Congress remained just as hostile to Obamacare, citizenship for illegal immigrants, and a budget deal that includes higher taxes as it had in 2012. That’s […]

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‘Duck Dynasty’ Voters Vs. Dems

‘Duck Dynasty’ Voters Vs. Dems

on December 30, 2013, 8:08 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Keli Goff  / The Daily Beast Until very recently I had no idea who or what Duck Dynasty was. But now I, along with the rest of the English-speaking world, know far more about Duck Dynasty than I care to. But I am preparing myself for the reality that I will be hearing those two words endlessly over the course […]

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Brrrr! Mercury plummets 32 degrees in just hours in Minneapolis as bitter cold lingers

Brrrr! Mercury plummets 32 degrees in just hours in Minneapolis as bitter cold lingers

on December 30, 2013, 8:01 AM / in National News, News

By Alastair Jamieson and Simon Moya-Smith, NBC News Bitterly cold weather lingered in central and eastern parts of the country on Monday, with some regions experiencing wind chills as low as 25 to 35 degrees below zero. “Very cold wind chills this morning,” the National Weather Service said in an advisory for Wisconsin, warning about the possibility of frost bite […]

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ALERT: America’s Not So Bright Future

ALERT: America’s Not So Bright Future

on December 30, 2013, 7:56 AM / in Local News, National News, Opinion

Editor’s NOTE: URGENT! You have but TWO (2) days to respond to the following. I have used Bulbs.com for many years. CALL NOW and get yourself some REAL light bulbs ordered – by the CASE. (JB – 12.29.13) Well J.D. – we HAVE become a Nation of ‘Dim Bulbs!’ Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs Back in 2012, the government took our […]

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U.S. education suffers mightily while educantists & enablers “help” Mexico

on December 30, 2013, 7:52 AM / in Opinion

Headline: Arkansas State University to start Mexico campus, Times Record, December 26, 2013 Some quotes:  “A $50 million undertaking that’s being funded with private money”, followed by a statement “with the private foundation underwriting any operating deficits for 3 years after the campus opens”.   Who makes up the private foundation and what is their purpose?   Are the Tysons, Waltons and […]

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REPEAL THESE FIRST, BEFORE WE ADD MORE.

REPEAL THESE FIRST, BEFORE WE ADD MORE.

on December 30, 2013, 7:50 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Mike Gaddy There is a growing movement in our country to have a new Constitutional Convention in which acting in accordance with Article V of our Constitution we add amendments to that governing document. This should be done, we are told, in order to force those we elect to office to abide by their sacred oaths “to uphold and […]

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Happ Birthday December 30th

Happ Birthday December 30th

on December 30, 2013, 7:47 AM / in People

Nancy Frick Stephenson 62 I don’t do Tea Parties and avoid Rush Limbaugh…..  a friend of the Editor LEBRON JAMES 29NBA superstar who won his first NBA Championship in 2012 with the Miami Heat; named 2004 NBA Rookie of the Year and won his first of many NBA MVP awards in 2009. ELLIE GOULDING 27 After winning the Critics’ Choice BRIT […]

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America’s Most Biblically-Hostile U. S. President

America’s Most Biblically-Hostile U. S. President

on December 30, 2013, 7:20 AM / in National News, News

By David Barton – Wall Builders Original Post When one observes President Obama’s unwillingness to accommodate America’s four-century long religious conscience protection through his attempts to require Catholics to go against their own doctrines and beliefs, one is tempted to say that he is anti-Catholic. But that characterization would not be correct. Although he has recently singled out Catholics, he […]

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A Personal Request

A Personal Request

on December 29, 2013, 9:47 AM / in Announcements

Editor’s note: Share this with others and if you can write to Jackie and keep her in your heart. This verse really came into my mind yesterday afternoon: Eph. 6:12; For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. 2013 has […]

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Ten Things To Know Today December 29th 2013

Ten Things To Know Today December 29th 2013

on December 29, 2013, 9:35 AM / in National News, News

1. Obamacare enrollment surpasses 1 million A December surge propelled Obamacare sign-ups through the rehabilitated Healthcare.gov past the 1 million mark, the Obama administration said Sunday, reflecting new signs of life for the problem-plagued federal insurance exchange. Of the more than 1.1 million people now enrolled, nearly 1 million signed up in December, with the majority coming in the week before […]

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The best movies I have yet to see in 2013

on December 29, 2013, 9:28 AM / in Opinion

Okay, I haven’t seen them and I can’t suggest you see them for that very reason but this comes from recommendations made by TheWeeks.com writers that apparently have. Now that may not be saying much because typically there is not a brain among them (humor). I feel very fortunate that none of them chose any of the Percy Jackson movies, […]

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Good Thing I Don’t Go There….

Good Thing I Don’t Go There….

on December 29, 2013, 8:10 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Humor for Today ?????

Humor for Today ?????

on December 29, 2013, 8:09 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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