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The Dubious Promise of Universal Preschool

The Dubious Promise of Universal Preschool

on January 27, 2014, 7:00 AM / in National News, News

BY DAVID J. ARMOR and SONIA SOUSA / NATIONAL AFFAIRS In his 2013 State of the Union address, President Obama proposed a “Preschool for All” initiative, pledging $75 billion in new federal funding over a period of ten years. In a partnership with the states, the federal government would provide the majority of funds needed for the implementation of “high-quality” preschool […]

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Impending Democrat Election Disaster

Impending Democrat Election Disaster

on January 27, 2014, 6:53 AM / in National News, News

by Chriss W. Street / Breibart A Quinnipiac University National Poll released January 22nd reveals that American voters rate President Barack Obama’s leadership on the economy, jobs, and healthcare as very poor; his only positive marks come from fighting terrorism. Barack Obama’s first presidential campaign narrative argued that President George W. Bush and the Republicans were so interested in fighting a “War […]

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According to Some….

According to Some….

on January 27, 2014, 6:47 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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The smearing of Chris Stevens

The smearing of Chris Stevens

on January 27, 2014, 6:46 AM / in National News, News

Down Memory Lane: Hillary has used these tactics before. Power Line, by Scott Johnson Last week the Wall Street Journal published Gregory Hicks’s column “Benghazi and the smearing of Chris Stevens.” It would be easy to overlook Hicks’s column in the crush of last week’s news, but it is deserving of special attention. In the column Hicks offers his eyewitness testimony […]

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Missing Congressman Steve Stockman Reportedly Went to Russia, Is Now in London

Missing Congressman Steve Stockman Reportedly Went to Russia, Is Now in London

on January 27, 2014, 6:40 AM / in National News, News

by Evan McMurry / Mediaite.org Representative Steve Stockman (R-TX), who has been nowhere to be seen for almost three weeks, may have just turned up in London after a trip to Russia, according to Breitbart. Stockman, who submitted a last-minute longshot primary challenge to Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), has missed fifteen roll call votes since January 9, and has held nary […]

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Moody’s Downgrades Health Insurers, Cites ObamaCare Uncertainty

Moody’s Downgrades Health Insurers, Cites ObamaCare Uncertainty

on January 26, 2014, 9:51 AM / in National News, News

In announcing credit rating firm Moody’s downgrade of all health insurers, Senior Vice President Stephen Zaharuk placed the blame firmly and directly on the Obamacare rollout and implementation: The ongoing and unstable and evolving environment is a key factor for our outlook change. The past few months have seen new regulations and announcements that impose operational changes well after product and […]

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Secret Military Training Blurs Line Between Police and Soldiers

Secret Military Training Blurs Line Between Police and Soldiers

on January 26, 2014, 9:44 AM / in National News, News

As the military transitions into a tech-heavy force, increasingly reliant on robots and drones, local police forces are looking less like law enforcement and more like heavily armored combat units. Now, it seems they are starting to train like them, as well. A story published by The State newspaper in Columbia, South Carolina, reported on recent secret joint training missions between […]

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10 things you need to know today

10 things you need to know today

on January 26, 2014, 9:12 AM / in National News, News

1. Maryland mall shooting leaves three dead A gunman opened fire in a crowded shopping mall in Columbia, Maryland, Saturday, leaving three people dead and several more wounded. The suspect was among the victims at The Mall in Columbia. Howard County Police announced late Saturday that officers had located and disabled two “crude devices that appeared to be an attempt […]

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Animal Charity Accused of Taking Dog

on January 26, 2014, 9:08 AM / in News, State News

By Stacy Case / Fox News  Watch the video Murfreesboro Only On Fox, a charity that’s supposed to protect animals is accused of doing just the opposite.   A Murfreesboro dog owner says the Humane Alliance of Rutherford County took her dog, and she believes the charity’s director is planning to sell it for profit. The dog owner, Freda Haddix, is […]

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USDA RETAIL PET STORE LAWSUIT UP-DATE

USDA RETAIL PET STORE LAWSUIT UP-DATE

on January 26, 2014, 8:28 AM / in National News, News

By Franklin W. Losey / Keep our Domestic Animals On January 21, 2013 the HSUS filed its Response to our January 13th Response to its Motion to Intervene as a Defendant. As expected, the HSUS trivialized our assertions that the HSUS did not have “legal standing” to intervene as a Defendant. Of note is the fact that the HSUS has now […]

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The Next Big Gun Fight: Stopping 8 Million New Anti-gun Voters

The Next Big Gun Fight: Stopping 8 Million New Anti-gun Voters

on January 26, 2014, 8:20 AM / in National News, News

Stopping 8 Million New Anti-gun Voters  “[A] Pew poll suggests that illegal immigrants, if given citizenship, would vote for liberal, anti-gun candidates by an 8-to-1 margin.” – GOA’s Erich Pratt, commenting on Pew poll findings as reported in The Washington Post (7/22/13) Next Wednesday, the House Republican leadership will announce a set of “principles” for immigration reform.  Supposedly, if these […]

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Obama’s Pick For Ambassador to Norway Makes Fool of Himself When Asked About…Norway

on January 26, 2014, 8:02 AM / in National News, News

George Tsunis, President Barack Obama’s nominee to be the next ambassador to Norway, revealed during a recent Senate hearing that he doesn’t seem to know much about…Norway. The hearing took place last week but has only now started to gain national attention. The biggest, most glaring admission of ignorance during the hearing came when Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) asked Tsunis, […]

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State Legislative End of Year Report December 19, 2013

State Legislative End of Year Report December 19, 2013

on January 26, 2014, 7:59 AM / in National News, News

American Veterinary Medical Association / Communications Division / State Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Department View year-end summary (PDF) In contrast with the U.S. Congress, state legislatures have enacted a great deal of legislation in 2013. Out of the almost 135,000 bills introduced this year, about 40,000 have been enacted into law. As usual, many measures relate to animal health and […]

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Homeland Security Secretary: Illegals Have ‘Earned Right to be Citizens’

Homeland Security Secretary: Illegals Have ‘Earned Right to be Citizens’

on January 26, 2014, 7:54 AM / in National News, News

By Penny Starr (CNSNews.com) – Speaking at the United States Conference of Mayors on  Friday, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said the approximately  11 million people who are in the country illegally have “earned the  right to be citizens.” “An earned path to citizenship for those currently present in this  country is a matter of, in my view, homeland security […]

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Globull Warming Alert: U.S. Suffers Through Coldest Month of The Century…

Globull Warming Alert: U.S. Suffers Through Coldest Month of The Century…

on January 26, 2014, 7:38 AM / in National News, News

Goracle unavailable for comment. Via Daily Mail: America is set for the coldest month of the century as weather forecasters predict yet another freezing blast of Arctic air – putting Super Bowl Sunday in jeopardy. Teams have been warned to stay on high alert for changes to the scheduling of the first Super Bowl to be played in an open-air stadium. […]

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Microstamping Law Forces Smith & Wesson to Stop Selling New Guns in California

Microstamping Law Forces Smith & Wesson to Stop Selling New Guns in California

on January 26, 2014, 7:34 AM / in National News, News

by Leah Barkoukis / TownHall.com Smith & Wesson announced Wednesday that it would rather stop selling its handguns in California than comply with the state’s new microstamping law, which “requires that all new semi-automatic pistols that are not already on the state’s approved gun roster have the microstamping technology,” The Washington Times reports. AWR Hawkins explains what the technology is: Microstamping […]

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Arkansas Mom Poses Problem for Common Core

on January 26, 2014, 7:11 AM / in National News, News, State News

By Todd Thurman Karen Lamoreaux, a mother and former National Honor Society member, made waves last month when she appeared before the Arkansas State Board of Education to voice her concerns over the state’s adoption of Common Core national standards. Lamoreaux asked board members to solve a simple math problem. “Are you ready? Get your pencils out. I’m not kidding,” […]

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Guess What Group is Getting Food Stamps at an Alarming Rate

Guess What Group is Getting Food Stamps at an Alarming Rate

on January 26, 2014, 7:08 AM / in National News, News

By Rachel Sheffield / The Heritage Foundation Food stamp rolls have been growing rapidly. But what many may not realize is that participation among able-bodied adults without dependents (ABAWDs) has been skyrocketing compared to the total number of participants. That’s just one reason Congress should reform the food stamp program in the farm bill now under consideration. In just four years, […]

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Lobby firms sweep up new clients

Lobby firms sweep up new clients

on January 26, 2014, 6:57 AM / in National News, News

And the peddling continues….. By Megan R. Wilson / The Hill Several K Street firms reeled in dozens of new clients in 2013 despite a down year for the influence industry. About 50 firms managed to pick up the equivalent of a new lobbying client each month in 2013, according to a review of disclosure documents by The Hill. Some […]

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Graham calls for GOP embrace of Reagan conservatism

Graham calls for GOP embrace of Reagan conservatism

on January 26, 2014, 6:53 AM / in National News, News

By Prentiss Findlay / The Post and Courier The Republican Party has a great opportunity to re-gain control of the country, but it must seize the day, U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said Saturday night. Editor’s Notes: Interesting comments coming from a standing Senator with a voting record of (Sen. Lindsey Graham ) 63%, according to The Freedom Index: […]

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