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FL lawmakers Reject repeal of ‘Stand your ground

FL lawmakers Reject repeal of ‘Stand your ground

on August 31, 2013, 6:27 AM / in National News, News

An overwhelming number of Florida legislators have rejected a call for a special session to repeal the state’s “stand your ground” law. According to an Associated Press report from Tallahassee, the Department of State on Aug. 20 released a final tally. It showed 108 legislators voted against the special session while 47 voted for it. Four legislators didn’t vote. The […]

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Rush Limbaugh: Conservatives Are ‘Nowhere in the Pop Culture’

Rush Limbaugh: Conservatives Are ‘Nowhere in the Pop Culture’

on August 30, 2013, 10:00 AM / in National News, News

Editor’s Note: I listened to this radio commentary from the other day…. he is right. by   Christian Toto Radio’s Rush Limbaugh remains an astute observer of the country’s political forces. He also understands how much power popular culture, which more than leans left, has over voters. Limbaugh listed the ways in which conservatism commands the public’s loyalty, specifically citing talk radio, non-fiction book sales […]

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….An Article V Constitutional Convention is STILL a BAD Idea!!

….An Article V Constitutional Convention is STILL a BAD Idea!!

on August 30, 2013, 9:54 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Phyllis Schlafly Attacks on the U.S. Constitution are coming from all sides. The New York Times opened its op-ed page to several liberal professors of government: one calls our Constitution “imbecilic,” another claims it contains “archaic” and “evil provisions,” and a third urges us to “rewrite the Second Amendment.” Out of exasperation with the flouting of the Constitution by […]

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Three arrested in state’s largest-ever food stamp fraud enterprise (Photos)

Three arrested in state’s largest-ever food stamp fraud enterprise (Photos)

on August 30, 2013, 9:52 AM / in National News, News

PHOENIX – On Aug. 29, Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne announced the arrests of Kameel Sweiss, 51, Ameer Sweis, 22, and Faday Sweiss, 33, all of whom worked at K&S convenience store at 6116 N. 27th Ave. in Phoenix for illegally conducting an enterprise, fraudulent schemes and artifices, money laundering, unlawful use of food stamps and computer tampering. Phoenix Police […]

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Obama’s new executive order will kill the 110-year-old Civilian Marksmanship Program

Obama’s new executive order will kill the 110-year-old Civilian Marksmanship Program

on August 30, 2013, 9:47 AM / in National News, News

Soetoro really believes he is a DICTATOR – he ignores Congress unless they do as he directs them to do.  He OCCUPIES the oval office illegally (not qualified or eligible to even sit in there). When will Americans  (enough of them) wake up to the FACT that we have a FOREIGNER sitting in our highest seat of government – dictating […]

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Study examines how education dollars are spent in TN

on August 30, 2013, 9:37 AM / in Local News, News, State News

A statewide non-profit is tracking how your tax dollars are being spent on education. The study from the Beacon Center of Tennessee shows more of that money is now going to the central office and away from the classroom. The study found of the about $10,000 spent per student in the state, less than 54 percent is directed at classroom […]

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The “Free Trade” Agenda Threatens Our Rights

The “Free Trade” Agenda Threatens Our Rights

on August 30, 2013, 9:33 AM / in National News, News

By:  Larry Greenley New free trade agreements with Pacific Rim nations and the European Union would lead to the end of our independent, constitutional republic that has secured our rights since 1787. It was not so very long ago when a 33-year-old attorney spent much of his time during two seasonably hot weeks in his second-floor apartment in an Eastern […]

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Year Five of Obama’s Foreign Policy Ineptitude

Year Five of Obama’s Foreign Policy Ineptitude

on August 30, 2013, 9:19 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

History of the World 101: Tyranny does not leave vacant the void created by appeasement and tolerance. In 1938, British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain addressed his countrymen infamously insisting that signing the Munich Agreement and adopting a policy of appeasement and tolerance toward Adolf Hitler would provide “peace for our time.” Seventy years and some very hard lessons later, candidate […]

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25 Quotes About The Coming War With Syria That Every American Should See

25 Quotes About The Coming War With Syria That Every American Should See

on August 30, 2013, 8:47 AM / in National News, News

By Michael Snyder Original Post If Barack Obama is going to attack Syria, he is going to do it without the support of the American people, without the approval of Congress, without the approval of the United Nations, and without the help of the British.  Now that the British Parliament has voted against a military strike, the Obama administration is […]

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15 Ways the World Will Change Once the “Great Boom” Hits

15 Ways the World Will Change Once the “Great Boom” Hits

on August 30, 2013, 8:43 AM / in Opinion

By FREEMANSPERSPECTIVE The great golden age is upon us. We haven’t seen it because we’ve been looking at the wrong things and in the wrong directions. Regardless, it is here. It has been building for some time and it is ready to break out. And it will break out as soon as enough of us start acting in support of […]

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Supreme Court roundup

Supreme Court roundup

on August 30, 2013, 7:56 AM / in National News, News

by Walter Olson White House keeps losing SCOTUS cases 9-0, and there might be a lesson in that [Ilya Somin/USA Today, more] “Another big term for amicus curiae briefs at the high court” [ABA Journal] “The Chief’s dissent reads over long stretches like something from the Cato Institute” [Michael Greve, Liberty Law Blog, on the administrative law case City of […]

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A Settlement Not to “Like”

on August 30, 2013, 7:53 AM / in National News, News

A judge has signed off on a proposed class action settlement against Facebook, approving the establishment of a $20 million settlement fund that will pay $15 to each of the roughly 614,000 Facebook members who submitted valid claims in the “Sponsored Stories” case.  The three named plaintiffs in the case each will receive $1,500 in settlement awards, down from their […]

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Unpaid Intern Sues for Bad Rap

Unpaid Intern Sues for Bad Rap

on August 30, 2013, 7:48 AM / in National News, News

A former intern is suing rap star Sean (Diddy) Combs’ record company, alleging she was used like a regular employee and should have been paid. Rashida Salaam worked three to four days a week, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day, for Bad Boy Entertainment from January 2012 to May 2012. Her duties included “picking up lunch and coffee” […]

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NBC poll: Nearly 80 percent want congressional approval on Syria

NBC poll: Nearly 80 percent want congressional approval on Syria

on August 30, 2013, 7:44 AM / in National News, News

By Mark Murray, Senior Political Editor, NBC News Original Article Nearly 80 percent of Americans believe President Barack Obama should receive congressional approval before using force in Syria, but the nation is divided over the scope of any potential strike, a new NBC News poll shows. The nation loses a key ally in its consensus building efforts, as Britain’s parliament […]

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Five Groups At Risk of Losing Plans Under ObamaCare

Five Groups At Risk of Losing Plans Under ObamaCare

on August 30, 2013, 7:33 AM / in National News, News

By John Merline, INVESTOR’S BUSINESS DAILY “We will keep this promise to the American people. If you like your health  care plan, you can keep your health care plan. Period. No one will take it  away.” That was President Obama selling ObamaCare in 2009, and it was a promise he  repeated on numerous occasions. As recently as this spring, Obama […]

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18 House Dems Tell Obama: Congress Must Authorize Any Action in Syria

18 House Dems Tell Obama: Congress Must Authorize Any Action in Syria

on August 30, 2013, 7:26 AM / in National News, News

By Terence P.  Jeffrey – CNSNews.com (CNSNews.com) – Eighteen Democrats in the House of Representatives have joined with 98 Republicans in signing a letter to President Barack Obama telling him he cannot constitutionally take military action in Syria without prior congressional authorization. The signatories of this letter include not only some of the most outspoken liberals in the House—such as […]

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What if Miley Cyrus Grew Up in the Duck Dynasty Household?

What if Miley Cyrus Grew Up in the Duck Dynasty Household?

on August 30, 2013, 7:17 AM / in News, Opinion

By Jennifer London – American Thinker I  was thinking about the Miley Cyrus kerfuffle the other night while watching a Duck Dynasty marathon.  I’m a recent convert to the show, being wary of most of what falls under the category  “reality show.”  One can never be sure when treading into the dark waters  of so-called “reality” TV that Miss Kay is […]

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IRS continues to hound Tea Party Patriots, demands more data for tax-exempt status

IRS continues to hound Tea Party Patriots, demands more data for tax-exempt status

on August 30, 2013, 7:10 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Ben Wolfgang  – The Washington Times The initial firestorm surrounding the Internal  Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative groups may have subsided, but  tea party leaders say the situation has only become worse and may lead to more  lawsuits against the embattled agency. New documents show the  depth of information the IRS is  seeking from Tea Party Patriots, a  leading […]

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President Obama’s (Un)Memorial Speech

President Obama’s (Un)Memorial Speech

on August 30, 2013, 7:05 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By  Hans von Spakovsky The 50th anniversary of the March on Washington was obviously a momentous occasion. What a shame, then, to see it marred by speeches that made it sound more like a campaign event. Some of the things said were patently absurd, like Bill Clinton’s claiming it was tougher to vote than to buy an assault rifle. But […]

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Who are the neo-con cowboys now?

Who are the neo-con cowboys now?

on August 30, 2013, 7:01 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

 By Benny Avni The secretary of state boiled with moral indignation, American pride and war bluster. The defense secretary huffed that America has “moved assets in place” and is “ready” to punish the strongman. And though the president says he has yet to decide whether to attack, leaked details of the coming military action were all over the newspapers: Within […]

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