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Abortion Group Pressures Google to Drop Some Online Pro-Life Ads

Abortion Group Pressures Google to Drop Some Online Pro-Life Ads

on May 2, 2014, 7:53 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Dave Bohon League (NARAL), an aggressive activist group committed to the the federally enforced “right” of women to murder their pre-born babies, has reportedly pressured Google to ban some pro-life ads, particularly those that promote crisis pregnancy centers as an alternative to abortion. World magazine reported that NARAL has been pestering Google for months to take down ads […]

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Senate Dems Take Aim At First Amendment

Senate Dems Take Aim At First Amendment

on May 2, 2014, 7:50 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Jack Kenny Democrats in the U.S. Senate are planning a vote sometime this year on a proposed constitutional amendment to overturn two U.S. Supreme Court decisions on campaign spending, The Hill reported Wednesday. Legislation sponsored by Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) calls for amending the Constitution to negate high court rulings in Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission and […]

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Giving Up or Going On

Giving Up or Going On

on May 2, 2014, 7:46 AM / in Opinion

I read a story once bout a man who had done all the prerequisite geology and tests and was sure there was gold ore on a piece of land to which he had acquired the mineral rights. He found small amounts of gold and decided to go in full force. He bought excavation equipment and started to dig, and dig […]

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Strictly Personal

Strictly Personal

on May 2, 2014, 7:44 AM / in Opinion

This column is archived here. This Saturday, May 3, is my birthday. Accordingly, it is time for my annual “Strictly Personal” column. I think it only fair that readers should have an opportunity to learn a little something about the person who writes the words they read. Today’s column is designed with that goal in mind. And since Charley Reese […]

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Folks, you’re missing the point about Donald Sterling

Folks, you’re missing the point about Donald Sterling

on May 2, 2014, 7:41 AM / in Opinion

“Upon further review, the ruling on the field (court)…” These are the words stated by referees after they’ve gone to the reply booth (monitor) in order to clarify a controversial call. Often, the reason for the review is because of a coach’s challenge. Therefore, in the same light, let us review the case of LA Clippers owner, Donald Sterling. There […]

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Republican Wakes Up

Republican Wakes Up

on May 2, 2014, 7:06 AM / in Local News, News

It appears that David Martindale’s camp woke up and drank the coffee with their latest mailing.   Only they failed to go back further for two more Democrat primary’s that he voted in according to Election Commission records. Understandable Mr. Atkins may be a more conservative Democrat tossing his lot with Republicans and running as one but I have to […]

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Utah ranchers sue to force reduction in wild horse population

Utah ranchers sue to force reduction in wild horse population

on May 2, 2014, 5:32 AM / in National News, News

By Jennifer Dobner of Reuters SALT LAKE CITY – A group of Utah ranchers has asked a judge to order the Bureau of Land Management to reduce the number of wild horses roaming public grazing lands, saying the agency has failed to manage the herds which area decimating grasses needed for grazing cattle. The ranchers, organized as the Western Rangeland […]

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L.A. NAACP President Leon Jenkins Steps Down Over Sterling Award

L.A. NAACP President Leon Jenkins Steps Down Over Sterling Award

on May 2, 2014, 5:30 AM / in National News, News

In a report from NBC News, the president of the Los Angeles NAACP chapter, Leon Jenkins, resigned Thursday amid the backlash over its since-rescinded plans to give a lifetime achievement award to Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. “The legacy, history and reputation of the NAACP is more important to me than the presidency,” Jenkins, president of the Los Angeles chapter, said in a […]

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Minnesota teenager charged with planning school massacre: police

Minnesota teenager charged with planning school massacre: police

on May 2, 2014, 5:30 AM / in National News, News

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) – A southern Minnesota teenager who idolized a gunman from a Colorado high school massacre was charged Thursday with planning to kill his parents and sister and then slaughter students and staff at his school, authorities said. John David LaDue, 17, laid out his plans in an extensive journal and amassed bomb-making materials including gun powder and ball […]

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Future Employment

Future Employment

on May 1, 2014, 8:58 AM / in Bedtime Stories

An old country preacher had a teenage son, and it  was getting time the boy should give some thought to choosing a profession. Like many young men his age, the boy didn’t really know what he wanted to do, and he didn’t seem too concerned about it. One day, while the boy was away at school, his father decided to […]

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“There is no teacher but the enemy.” The Bundy Ranch Federally-Sponsored Cluster Coitus: Oath Keepers makes their case. My experiences and thoughts.

on May 1, 2014, 8:04 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Sipsey Street Irregulars The ORIGINAL gathering place for a merry band of Three Percenters. (As denounced by Bill Clinton on CNN!) “There is no teacher but the enemy. No one but the enemy will ever tell you what the enemy is going to do. No one but the enemy will ever teach you how to destroy and conquer. Only the […]

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10 things you need to know today about yesterday May 1, 2014

10 things you need to know today about yesterday May 1, 2014

on May 1, 2014, 7:52 AM / in National News, News

1. NBA takes next step toward forcing Donald Sterling to sell the Clippers An advisory committee of the NBA’s governing board meets Thursday to analyze the league’s options in forcing Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling to sell his team because of recent racist remarks. Two of the NBA’s 29 other team owners said they believed there would be enough […]

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JHS Alumni Reunion Committee Meeting changed

JHS Alumni Reunion Committee Meeting changed

on May 1, 2014, 7:42 AM / in Announcements

The last JHS Alumni Reunion Committee Meeting is being changed from Tuesday, May 6 to Thursday, May 8 at 5:30 at the Woodridge Town Homes. Please try to come and help us make final plans. If you will furnish cookies for the reunion, please reply to me or De Rust who is the refreshment chairman to drust131@yahoo.com   or call her […]

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Biosurveillance One Health

Biosurveillance One Health

on May 1, 2014, 7:30 AM / in National News, News

National BioSurveillance Plan Revealed I recently stumbled upon two alarming initiatives. One is called “One Health,” which I describe in more detail below. The other comes from the Obama Administration. Called the National Strategy for Biosurviellance, it specifically states, “A well-integrated, national biosurveillance enterprise is a national security imperative.” Now the administration wants your comments on a related biosurveillance document. […]

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U.S. Regulatory Costs Are World’s No. 10 Economy

U.S. Regulatory Costs Are World’s No. 10 Economy

on May 1, 2014, 7:27 AM / in National News, News

By JOHN MERLINE, INVESTOR’S BUSINESS DAILY After years of rapid growth during the Obama administration, the cost of federal regulations is now bigger than the entire economies of all but nine countries in the world. That’s according to the latest annual report on the regulatory state issued by the free-market Competitive Enterprise Institute, titled “Ten Thousand Commandments.” Compiling reports of […]

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White House opens door to tolls on interstate highways, removing long-standing prohibition

White House opens door to tolls on interstate highways, removing long-standing prohibition

on May 1, 2014, 7:20 AM / in National News, News

By Ashley Halsey III / The Washington Post With pressure mounting to avert a transportation funding crisis this summer, the Obama administration Tuesday opened the door for states to collect tolls on interstate highways to raise revenue for roadway repairs. The proposal, contained in a four-year, $302 billion White House transportation bill, would reverse a long-standing federal prohibition on most interstate […]

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Constitution Check: Does a botched execution violate the Eighth Amendment?

Constitution Check: Does a botched execution violate the Eighth Amendment?

on May 1, 2014, 6:49 AM / in National News, News

By Lyle Denniston Lyle Denniston says this week’s botched execution in Oklahoma raises some constitutional issues, but the Supreme Court has long been reluctant to second-guess the choices that states have made. THE STATEMENT AT ISSUE: “State Corrections Department officials stopped the execution of convicted killer Clayton Derrell Lockett on Tuesday after a botched lethal injection that caused Lockett’s body to […]

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The Constitution or Good Ideas?

The Constitution or Good Ideas?

on May 1, 2014, 6:45 AM / in Opinion

By Walter E. Williams Let me run through a few good ideas. I think it’s a good idea for children to eat healthful, wholesome foods. In the raising of our daughter, before-dinner treats were fresh vegetables, and after-dinner treats were mostly fruits. I arrive at my gym sometime between 4 a.m. and 5 a.m., at least four times a week, […]

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Boehner-Haters: Back With a Vengeance

Boehner-Haters: Back With a Vengeance

on May 1, 2014, 6:39 AM / in National News, News

For the Tea Party, it would be the finest scalp of all. As incumbent after incumbent and establishment-backed favorite after establishment-backed favorite has been devoured by the apparently insatiable maw of the Republican insurgency, John Boehner has remained a thorn in their tricorn hat. Recall, after all, that soon after the 2012 election, the first order of business for the […]

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Top U.S. senator seeks Washington ‘Redskins’ name change

Top U.S. senator seeks Washington ‘Redskins’ name change

on May 1, 2014, 6:13 AM / in National News, News

Editor’s Notes: Now we know Reid is simply pushing buttons to keep his name in the emotional pot. I consider this sad. WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called on the NFL on Wednesday to follow the NBA’s lead and crack down on racism by forcing the Washington Redskins to change a name considered racially offensive by […]

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