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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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“The Predictable Things People Do as They Age”

“The Predictable Things People Do as They Age”

on January 15, 2014, 8:30 AM / in Opinion

by Chris Mayer The Federal Reserve Bank gets a lot of press. But Harry Dent has another idea about what investors should pay attention to. “What is more important than all the central banks of the world?” he asked the attendees at the Liberty Forum in sunny St. Kitts. The crowd, perhaps under the tranquilizing effect of the tropics, offered […]

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The Predictable Things Politicians Do

The Predictable Things Politicians Do

on January 15, 2014, 8:24 AM / in National News, News

Addison Wiggin, watching the same song and dance… Tomorrow, a budget deal needs to be reached or the government could face another partial shutdown… again. Assuming, God help us, a deal isn’t reached tomorrow, there could be another partial government shutdown. That could probably have some “serious” economic impact. To make matters worse, experts are estimating the next debt limit […]

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Rep. Jim Moran won’t seek reelection

Rep. Jim Moran won’t seek reelection

on January 15, 2014, 8:13 AM / in National News, News

Northern Virginia Rep. Jim Moran (D) will not seek another term in Congress. “After 35 years as a public servant, as Mayor of Alexandria, and for the past 23 as a member of the House of Representatives, it’s time to close this chapter of my life and move on to the next challenge. It’s been an honor to represent Northern […]

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After Congress refused, Obama violates privacy to deny gun sales

After Congress refused, Obama violates privacy to deny gun sales

on January 15, 2014, 8:11 AM / in National News, News

Posted  by Mike DeVine Back when American colonists suffered under taxation without representation, a Mad King George once ordered Bostonians to quarter occupying British troops in their homes and confiscated their firearms. We suspect that some of those colonists were “depressed” and sometimes consulted with doctors who prescribed whiskey as medication. Two Hundred and Thirty-Nine years after shots fired at […]

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Jobless benefits extension stalls again in Senate

Jobless benefits extension stalls again in Senate

on January 15, 2014, 7:58 AM / in National News, News

By DAVID M. DRUCKER / Washington Examiner Legislation to extend unemployment benefits for 1.3 million Americans stalled in the Senate on Tuesday after bipartisan negotiations blew up for the second time in as many weeks. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., offered to allow votes on five Republicans amendments to the bill, which would have satisfied a key GOP demand for […]

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Feminism’s War on Women

Feminism’s War on Women

on January 15, 2014, 7:46 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Written by  Selwyn Duke When decades ago feminists promised to liberate women, they didn’t say it would be liberation from morality. But the movement that once protested the viewing of females as sex objects, now is turning them into sex rejects. A case in point is Feminista Jones, who recently appeared on the Jesse Lee Peterson Radio Show. Described by […]

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Legislature is back . . . Will they ignore you again?

Legislature is back . . . Will they ignore you again?

on January 15, 2014, 7:28 AM / in Announcements

The Tennessee legislature just came back to Nashville today to complete the remainder of 2014! As the saying goes “no man’s liberty or property is safe when the legislature is in session” As usual, the establishment Republicans such as Beth Harwell, Ron Ramsey, and Bill Haslam are planning on ignoring those of us who hold dear the right to keep […]

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Heritage Experts Weigh In On Massive Omnibus Bill

Heritage Experts Weigh In On Massive Omnibus Bill

on January 15, 2014, 7:06 AM / in National News, News

By Marguerite Bowling / The Heritage Foundation Late Monday, Washington lawmakers dropped a massive, 1,582-page spending bill that will fund the entire government for fiscal year 2014. Known as the omnibus spending bill, the gigantic legislative text works off a budget deal that set spending at $1.012 trillion—$45 billion more than previous spending caps that were agreed upon by a bipartisan […]

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Reid to ‘wait and see’ on Iran sanctions

Reid to ‘wait and see’ on Iran sanctions

on January 15, 2014, 6:51 AM / in National News, News

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Tuesday that he wanted to “wait and see how this plays out” before deciding whether to hold a vote on a new Iran sanctions bill. The majority leader told reporters Tuesday that while the bill has 59 co-sponsors, it also has 10 committee chairmen opposed to it. “While [the negotiations] are going on […]

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The Lottery goes to the Pentagon

The Lottery goes to the Pentagon

on January 15, 2014, 6:46 AM / in National News, News

Experts and lawmakers said the Pentagon was the lucky winner after the $1.012 trillion omnibus spending bill was released, citing an increase of $5 billion in wartime funding above what the Defense Department had initially requested. “The big winner is the Defense Department. They should be breaking out champagne in the Pentagon,” said Gordon Adams, a defense budget expert and former […]

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How to Talk to Your Friendly Neighborhood Liberal

How to Talk to Your Friendly Neighborhood Liberal

on January 15, 2014, 6:41 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

by Edward Acosta / The Patriot Post What do the architects and activists of progressive ideas in your state believe?  It is important to know the bywords and misrepresentations of certain “social reform” groups when you hear them so you can engage in civil yet effectual public discourse when necessary. Here is a short list with suggested rebuttal: While they may […]

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Report: IRS Harassing Sarah Palin’s Father…

Report: IRS Harassing Sarah Palin’s Father…

on January 15, 2014, 6:31 AM / in National News, News

Coincidence, I don’t think so. What do you think: Sarah Palin’s brother, Chuck Heath Jr., posted this note on Facebook on January 11: Coincidence? You decide. My father, who worked multiple jobs and faithfully and honestly paid his taxes for fifty years, had never heard a word from the IRS. In 2008, his daughter was tapped to run for vice […]

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It’s Budget Time

It’s Budget Time

on January 15, 2014, 6:27 AM / in National News, News

The House is expected on Wednesday to approve a $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill to fund the government through September, despite opposition from some conservative groups. The compromise legislation contains policy wins for Republicans and Democrats. The House on Tuesday quickly approved a three-day continuing resolution to keep the government running while they move the bill through Congress. House and […]

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OMNIBUS OVERTAKES CLIMATE NEWS

OMNIBUS OVERTAKES CLIMATE NEWS

on January 15, 2014, 6:19 AM / in National News, News

The omnibus spending bill that was dropped on Monday night by lawmakers took the spotlight away from Senate Democrats’ day of climate action on Tuesday. A number of energy and environment riders were included in the bill, from provisions watering down new guidelines adopted by the Export-Import bank that cut funding for coal plants overseas to banning Obama’s light-bulb energy-efficiency […]

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Kelly Thomas Verdict: Support Your Local Police Uber Alles

Kelly Thomas Verdict: Support Your Local Police Uber Alles

on January 15, 2014, 6:13 AM / in National News, News

By William Norman Grigg Kelly Thomas died as a result of being beaten, tasered, and suffocated by a thugswarm of police on the July 5, 2011. A jury in Orange County, California — an authoritarian conservative community in which the “Support Your Local Police” movement took root and flourished in the mid-1960s — has acquitted the two ringleaders of that police […]

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Union-Bought Architect of Card Check, Democrat George Miller Announces Retirement

Union-Bought Architect of Card Check, Democrat George Miller Announces Retirement

on January 15, 2014, 6:06 AM / in National News, News

By: LaborUnionReport After 40 years as a Washington politician, California Democrat Congressman George Miller has announced he is retiring. Miller, a staunch ally of today’s union bosses (and large recipient of union contributions) was one of the main architects of the hallucinogenically-named Employee Free Choice Act–a bill sought by union bosses to effectively eliminate workers’ right to vote in a […]

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A Prison By Any Other Name

on January 15, 2014, 6:00 AM / in National News, News

This video is 12:18 long, and contains some excellent points that those of you who home school will completely understand, but may cause others to bristle.  No matter, they are valid points nonetheless. If you have never read the book she refers to entitled Dumbing Us Down by John Taylor Gatto, I highly recommend it.  I read it a number […]

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What is AKC Pet Disaster Relief?

What is AKC Pet Disaster Relief?

on January 15, 2014, 6:00 AM / in National News, News

The Chattanooga Kennel Club just voted to spend a substantial sum to meet matching funds from the American Kennel Club to fund an emergency response trailer for a 10 county area in east Tennessee! This trailer will bring non perishable items to disaster response sites to help families displaced by natural disasters keep their pets close by. Statistics show that […]

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