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USDA RETAIL PET STORE RULE LAWSUIT UPDATE

USDA RETAIL PET STORE RULE LAWSUIT UPDATE

on January 16, 2014, 7:22 AM / in National News, News

On the afternoon of January 13, 2014, our Response to the HSUS Motion to Intervene as a Defendant in the Lawsuit was filed.  (A copy of our Response will be posted on the KODA Website.)  A summary of  key quotes set out in our Response is as follows: The HSUS “does not have standing to intervene (as a defendant) in […]

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The Left’s ‘Hate Crime’ Agenda

The Left’s ‘Hate Crime’ Agenda

on January 16, 2014, 7:14 AM / in Opinion

Using ‘Hate Crime’ Hoaxes to Undermine Liberty My last column, “The ‘Gay Agenda’ v. Liberty,” outlined recent examples of how the Left’s assault on marriage and family is a façade for their frontal assault on the First Amendment and, by extension, two of the most critical pillars of Liberty. The Democratic Party has cleverly seized upon the sympathies of tens […]

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Who Stirred Up Nimrod Nancy And How Do We Turn Her Off

Who Stirred Up Nimrod Nancy And How Do We Turn Her Off

on January 16, 2014, 7:10 AM / in Opinion

By Cultural Limits / Original Post at  The Constitution Club Nimrod Nancy Pelosi and her minions are hacked off again.  This time, the offenders just happen to be a group of lawmakers – all men – who were discussing the Hyde Amendment, a temporary hold on federal financing of abortions that is renewed annually via attachment to spending bills, in a […]

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House easily passes $1T omnibus spending bill with 359-67 vote

House easily passes $1T omnibus spending bill with 359-67 vote

on January 16, 2014, 6:55 AM / in National News, News

By Pete Kasperowicz and Erik Wasson / The Hill The House on Wednesday easily approved a $1 trillion omnibus spending bill that would fund the government for the rest of fiscal 2014 and let Congress avoid the risk of a shutdown until the end of September. Members voted 359-67 to pass the bill, which was opposed by 64 Republicans and […]

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Don’t Trust Government on Baby DNA

Don’t Trust Government on Baby DNA

on January 16, 2014, 6:49 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Let’s take a break from Obamacare for a moment. Did you know State governments keep the DNA of newborns without parent consent?  Did you know CCHF initiated a lawsuit with nine families in 2009 against Minnesota’s health department for storing and using Baby DNA without parent consent? All across the country state health departments are taking newborn DNA within 48 […]

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Socialists and Soros Fight for Article V Convention

Socialists and Soros Fight for Article V Convention

on January 16, 2014, 6:46 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Recently, The New American has reported on the efforts by radio talk show host Mark Levin and others to push for a constitutional convention (a convention of the states, in the parlance of the proponents). In his new book, Levin argues that such a convention is the last hope “to reform the federal government from its degenerate, bloated, imperial structure back to […]

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Obama Vows to Bypass Congress and Rule by Decree

Obama Vows to Bypass Congress and Rule by Decree

on January 16, 2014, 6:42 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Sounding more like a third-world dictator than a U.S. president who took an oath to uphold the Constitution, Obama announced that he would no longer wait for Congress or legislation to impose his radical agenda to “fundamentally transform” America. Instead, in January 14 remarks about making 2014 a “year of action,” Obama declared that his administration would expand its rule-by-decree […]

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Navy’s No. 2 resigns

Navy’s No. 2 resigns

on January 16, 2014, 6:37 AM / in National News, News

In other military scandal news, the Navy’s second-ranking civilian resigned Wednesday amid a criminal investigation involving a top-secret Navy project. Robert Martinage, the acting undersecretary of the Navy, was pressured by Navy officials to resign after it was discovered he was having an affair with a subordinate during the investigation. Martinage was being investigated for his role approving the purchase of homemade firearm silencers that cost […]

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Air Force probe goes from drugs to cheating

Air Force probe goes from drugs to cheating

on January 16, 2014, 6:35 AM / in National News, News

The Air Force drug probe widened from 10 airmen to 37 after one of those being investigated for illegal drug possession was found to have been either cheating on a monthly proficiency test for missile forces or knew of the cheating and did not stop it. “This is absolutely unacceptable behavior, and it is completely contrary to our core values […]

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Senate report says Benghazi preventable

Senate report says Benghazi preventable

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

The 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya, were preventable, a Senate Intelligence Committee report concluded. The report said the State Department failed to increase security there despite warnings from the intelligence community that the situation was deteriorating and facilities were at risk. It also faulted the administration and the intelligence community for not quickly dispelling the notion that the attack grew […]

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House Armed Services Committee Chairman Buck McKeon to retire

House Armed Services Committee Chairman Buck McKeon to retire

on January 16, 2014, 6:29 AM / in National News, News

House Armed Services Committee Chairman Buck McKeon (R-Calif.) will announce his retirement on Thursday, two sources close to McKeon told members of the press. McKeon is set to make a 9 a.m. announcement in the Armed Services Committee room on Thursday. His office and the committee aren’t officially confirming yet that the lawmaker will announce his retirement then. McKeon’s retirement […]

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What is on Tap Today in Washington

What is on Tap Today in Washington

on January 16, 2014, 6:27 AM / in National News, News

  A major part of President Obama’s second-term legacy — his Climate Action Plan — will be placed under the microscope on Thursday. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will hold a hearing on Obama’s climate agenda. You can expect a heated debate. Environmental Protection Agency chief Gina McCarthy and chairwoman of the White House Council on Environmental Quality Nancy […]

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Keystone XL talks get hotter

Keystone XL talks get hotter

on January 16, 2014, 6:14 AM / in National News, News

There was no end to the number of senators touting their obsession with the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline on Wednesday. Top Canadian officials made their rounds bopping from office to office for press conferences, voicing their strong support for approving the controversial TransCanada pipeline. Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, John Baird, and Gary Doer, ambassador to the U.S., met […]

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All Heck is Breaking Loose!

All Heck is Breaking Loose!

on January 16, 2014, 6:09 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

“The real agenda of the gun-hating Obama administration is to strip gun rights from law-abiding Americans ….” — GOA’s Legislative Counsel Michael Hammond, The Washington Times (1/7/14) Four issues in which you have been heavily involved have come or are coming to a head this week. We are putting out this emergency alert to keep you apprised of the fast-moving […]

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10 things you need to know today

10 things you need to know today

on January 15, 2014, 10:08 AM / in National News, News

1. Appeals court tosses out net neutrality rules An appeals court on Tuesday struck down the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules, which require Internet service providers to treat all web traffic equally. The decision could transform online access by allowing Internet service providers to charge content companies such as Netflix to deliver their fare to customers at accelerated speeds. […]

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In Defense of All I Hold Dear

In Defense of All I Hold Dear

on January 15, 2014, 9:42 AM / in Opinion

Article Archived Here Special Thanks to Jackie for reminding us…. I fully realize that on a good day maybe one hundred people might read these little commentaries I write, and if a thousand did it would be something to celebrate. So when you take into consideration that there are over 300 million people living in this country, I don’t have […]

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Steve Hilton, Candidate for Gibson County Mayor

Steve Hilton, Candidate for Gibson County Mayor

on January 15, 2014, 9:27 AM / in Local News, News

Steve Hilton has announced his candidacy for Gibson County Mayor last night at the Gibson County Patriots meeting held in Milan, Tennessee. Some points of interest. Experience Morning Show Host with Forever6-9 AM on WTJS Jackson, The TJ Network, Conservative Talk Radio. www.wtjs.com Director Of Marketing & Public Relations with E. W. JAMES AND SONS SUPERMARKET Multimillion-dollar company selling groceries.; […]

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Obama’s Recess Appointments Under Scrutiny

Obama’s Recess Appointments Under Scrutiny

on January 15, 2014, 8:46 AM / in Opinion

Ever since the beginning of the country, the executive branch has been making questionable appointments to further political ends. The Judiciary Act of 1801 allowed John Adams to make his (in)famous “midnight appointments” of federal judges in the waning days of his administration. The second, and last, Federalist president sought to pack the federal judiciary to disadvantage the incoming administration […]

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Smile it’s Wednesday; What else could go wrong

Smile it’s Wednesday; What else could go wrong

on January 15, 2014, 8:45 AM / in Bedtime Stories

 

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More Bad News for ObamaCare Costs and Other News Briefs

More Bad News for ObamaCare Costs and Other News Briefs

on January 15, 2014, 8:42 AM / in National News, News

The White House boasted this week that one out of four Americans now enrolled in ObamaCare are aged 18-34 (assuming they’re paid up). That’s great except ObamaCare depends on 39% of enrollees being young and healthy to make the system appear to work. Unless that mix dramatically improves by the March 31 deadline, premiums will go up even further to […]

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