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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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Wal-Mart laying off 2,300 Sam’s Club managers and hourly workers

Wal-Mart laying off 2,300 Sam’s Club managers and hourly workers

on January 26, 2014, 6:44 AM / in National News, News

By Tiffany Hsu / LA Times Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is laying off 2,300 employees in its Sam’s Club division as it tries to make its workforce leaner. In total, 2% of the 116,000 Sam’s Club employees in the U.S. will lose their jobs. Employees were being informed of the layoffs Friday, spokesman Bill Durling said. Sam’s Club, a membership-based warehouse […]

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CBC to go after Obama

on January 26, 2014, 6:40 AM / in National News, News

The silliness continues…. Editor’s Note: This is what happens when you have a socialist governing the country and others are screaming that you are not working fast enough to make us a communist nation. Leaders of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) plan to publicly rebuke President Obama over a lack of diversity in his federal judicial picks. The lawmakers are […]

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On the Ranch

On the Ranch

on January 25, 2014, 5:16 PM / in News, People

It has been an interesting week or so around here.  The beautiful Egyptian Geese have been in and out – not spending full days as they had before but that could be due to the lack of what they prefer to eat which is due to that pond being dry for so long…   and it being frozen over a few […]

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Channel Surfing

on January 25, 2014, 7:38 AM / in Bedtime Stories

We couldn’t write a script about any ONE subject, so we just “channel surfed” through some current topics.

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Wendy Davis Supporters Caught on Video Making ‘Abhorrent’ Comments About Paraplegic Opponent

on January 25, 2014, 7:32 AM / in National News, News

While investigating Obamacare Navigators, Battleground Texas, and their connection to Obama’s Organizing for America, we caught some deeply offensive comments on tape. Wendy Davis and Battleground Texas supporters are seen on camera making statements such as “Since he’s in a wheelchair and most the slogans are “Stand with Wendy” and “Stand with Texas Women”, isn’t that amazing to think of? […]

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Can Medicaid Really Come After Your House When You Die? Yes.

Can Medicaid Really Come After Your House When You Die? Yes.

on January 25, 2014, 7:17 AM / in National News, News

If you’re over 55 years old, Medicaid can come after your home and assets when you die to pay for your medical expenses. It’s the most under-publicized flaw in the Affordable Care Act — though it has been covered by bigger news sites like The Seattles Times and, on Friday, The Washington Post — due to long standing estate recovery laws, the assets […]

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Senators urge Fannie, Freddie to aid lower-income households

Senators urge Fannie, Freddie to aid lower-income households

on January 25, 2014, 7:14 AM / in National News, News

By Margaret Chadbourn Editors Note: Apparently there are members of the Senate that failed to remember how we (the American people) got into the situation we are still in now. WASHINGTON (Reuters) – More than 30 Democrats in the U.S. Senate called on Friday for the regulator of government-controlled Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to direct the companies to resume […]

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Ga. congressman holding drawing for free rifle

Ga. congressman holding drawing for free rifle

on January 25, 2014, 7:11 AM / in National News, News

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia congressman is using his Senate campaign website to give away a free rifle. An aide to Republican Paul Broun confirmed Friday that the congressman sent supporters an email inviting them to enter a drawing for an AR-15. Broun wrote that the drawing is intended to affirm his support for the individual right to bear arms. […]

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Foes of Obama trade pacts mostly fellow Democrats

Foes of Obama trade pacts mostly fellow Democrats

on January 25, 2014, 7:02 AM / in National News, News

By TOM RAUM WASHINGTON (AP) — Debates on lowering trade barriers can turn Congress upside down for Democratic presidents promoting such legislation. Business-minded Republicans suddenly turn into allies and Democrats aligned with organized labor can become outspoken foes. It’s a reversal of the usual order of things, where a Democratic president can generally count on plenty of support from fellow […]

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Parents invited to free workshop on Common Core

Parents invited to free workshop on Common Core

on January 25, 2014, 6:59 AM / in Local News, News

A free workshop with Tiffany Taylor on Monday morning will inform parents about how Common Core standards will affect their children’s education. The workshop is for parents of students of all ages. It will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Jackson-Madison County Schools Board of Education office, at 310 North Parkway. Common Core is a national […]

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Only 8 Percent Aware America Spends $11,000 Per Student Annually

Only 8 Percent Aware America Spends $11,000 Per Student Annually

on January 25, 2014, 6:42 AM / in National News, News

By Sarah Jean Seman / TownHall.com Only four countries spend more money on education per student than America. Despite being a ravenous consumer of taxpayer funds, a Rasmussen Report released Friday revealed most Americans are oblivious of the hefty price tag: Voters continue to agree that taxpayers are not getting a good return on their investment in education and are not […]

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Supreme Court Issues Injunction Against Contraception Mandate

Supreme Court Issues Injunction Against Contraception Mandate

on January 25, 2014, 6:37 AM / in National News, News

By Kevin Glass Yesterday afternoon, the Supreme Court issued an order for an injunction against forcing private businesses to apply for an exemption to Obamacare’s contraception mandate. The Little Sisters of the Poor – a Catholic group that cares for the old and infirm – have challenged Obamacare’s contraception mandate on the grounds that it violates religious liberty. The Supreme Court […]

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Living Freedom – Musings about Personal Freedom

Living Freedom – Musings about Personal Freedom

on January 25, 2014, 6:34 AM / in National News, News

Claire Wolfe posts a daily blog of shorts and entertaining links to the web. Give her a read….. OMG, there may be a Velveeta shortage during the Super Bowl! … which would be especially awful when you consider whose teams are playing. What will happen when all those fans get the munchies? Dunno whether this bullying from a TSA thug […]

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