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The Costa Mesa Syndrome

The Costa Mesa Syndrome

on January 25, 2014, 6:18 AM / in National News, News

by Walter Olson / Overlawyered.com   Reuters on the phenomenon of police harassment of local political opponents (earlier here, here, etc.) By no means are the reports limited to California: There also have been allegations of intimidation by police in Cranston, Rhode Island. On Jan. 9, Cranston Mayor Allan Fung announced that state police will take over an investigation into a flurry […]

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Fact-Free Liberals: Part IV

Fact-Free Liberals: Part IV

on January 25, 2014, 5:30 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Thomas Sowell / TownHall.com One of the things that attracted me to the political left, as a young man, was a belief that leftists were for “the people.” Fortunately, I was also very interested in the history of ideas — and years of research in that field repeatedly brought out the inescapable fact that many leading thinkers on the […]

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Let me introduce you to Newsbuster

on January 24, 2014, 12:04 PM / in News, Opinion

TOPICS: — Economic Freedom — Spanish Obamacare Site — HBO’s The Newsroom — Immigration Reform — Al Franken — GPS Data — Amazon.com Jeff Bezos — Kanye West and Yeezianity — Michelle Obama — AARP Love NewsBusted and want to receive alerts about new episodes in your email? Visit http://newsbusters.org/newsbusted to sign up for free! Starring: Jodi Miller Production: Dialog […]

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Smile, It could be worse… or maybe not….

Smile, It could be worse… or maybe not….

on January 24, 2014, 11:27 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Patriot News Clips

Patriot News Clips

on January 24, 2014, 11:26 AM / in National News, News

“If the people are capable of understanding, seeing and feeling the differences between true and false, right and wrong, virtue and vice, to what better principle can the friends of mankind apply than to the sense of this difference?” John Adams, the Novanglus, 1775 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS The NSA’s Security Clearance Last year, Barack Obama tasked the Privacy and […]

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Canadian citizenship rules face broad reform in 2014

Canadian citizenship rules face broad reform in 2014

on January 24, 2014, 11:16 AM / in National News, News

The federal government will introduce several changes to Canada’s citizenship rules after members of Parliament return to Ottawa next Monday following a six-week hiatus, says Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander. In an interview with CBC News on Thursday, Alexander said the government will table a bill in the next session of Parliament that will see “the first comprehensive reform […]

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Top Ten Emergency Placement Partners of 2013

Top Ten Emergency Placement Partners of 2013

on January 24, 2014, 8:21 AM / in National News, News

The HSUS recognizes dedicated work of animal welfare organizations across the U.S. The Humane Society of the United States has named its top ten Emergency Placement Partners for 2013. Emergency Placement Partners are local animal agencies that work with The HSUS to provide ongoing care and find permanent homes for animals saved during large-scale rescue missions, including natural disasters, puppy […]

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The Essential Right to Keep and Bear Arms

The Essential Right to Keep and Bear Arms

on January 24, 2014, 8:09 AM / in National News, News

Securing Civil Rights Freedmen, the Fourteenth Amendment, and the Right to Bear Arms Stephen P. Halbrook (Author)    Paperback • 256 pages • 6 x 9 inches ISBN-13: 978-1-59813-038-6 Publication Date: 4/5/2010 Publisher: Originally published by Praeger in 1998, with the title Freedmen, the Fourteenth Amendment, and the Right to Bear Arms, 1866-1876. for The Independent Institute Educators: Request an extended PDF excerpt for course adoption consideration What did […]

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Flour power: bakers stick to beliefs despite backlash from gay activists

Flour power: bakers stick to beliefs despite backlash from gay activists

on January 24, 2014, 8:05 AM / in National News, News

by Tony Perkins January 20, 2014 (FRC) – In a politically correct world, the costs of running a business are a lot more than dollars and cents. For Aaron and Melissa Klein, the owners of a small Oregon bakery, the price is their First Amendment rights. Their dream of opening a dessert shop near Portland, Oregon turned into a nightmare […]

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Abortion: America’s National Holocaust

Abortion: America’s National Holocaust

on January 24, 2014, 7:48 AM / in Opinion

This column is archived here. Yesterday marked the 41st anniversary of the infamous US Supreme Court Roe v. Wade decision, which, in effect, legalized abortion-on-demand nationwide. The aftermath of this tragic ruling is the deaths of over 55 million innocent unborn babies. It is no hyperbole to say abortion-on-demand is America’s national holocaust. Think about it, every American citizen today, […]

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Dr. Pangloss, Free Trader

Dr. Pangloss, Free Trader

on January 24, 2014, 7:46 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

“We’ve outsourced our manufacturing and much of our pollution, but some of it is blowing back across the Pacific to haunt us.” So says University of California scientist Steve Davis. Smog from Chinese factories has already saturated cities like Beijing, where residents go about in surgical masks, and crossed the East China Sea to foul the air of Korea and […]

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10 things you need to know today

10 things you need to know today

on January 24, 2014, 7:19 AM / in National News, News

1. Left-leaning PAC starts raising cash for Hillary Clinton The biggest liberal political action committee in the U.S., Priorities Action USA, is reportedly raising money for Hillary Clinton, possibly the strongest indication yet that the former secretary of State is gearing up for a second run for the White House in 2016. Jennifer Granholm, a former Michigan governor, will co-chair […]

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Franklin DUI officer found passed out in car at bar avoids arrest

Franklin DUI officer found passed out in car at bar avoids arrest

on January 24, 2014, 7:13 AM / in News, State News

WKRN, Nashville News, Nashville Weather and Sports FRANKLIN, Tenn. – A Franklin DUI officer is now the source of controversy after being accused of being drunk and passed out behind the wheel of his private vehicle in November. Officer Brent Rose has since admitted to his mistakes and has been internally reprimanded by the Franklin Police Department; however, questions remain […]

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Washington Post: Georgia is really, really, really, really corrupt

Washington Post: Georgia is really, really, really, really corrupt

on January 24, 2014, 7:04 AM / in National News, News

by Max Blau / Fresh Loaf Editor’s Note: This report does not mean Tennessee politics is any better. It just means theft is more legal. Break out the champagne, folks! Despite efforts to clean up Georgia’s ethics issues, we’re still apparently crooked as hell. In light of the recent indictment of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, The Washington Post has taken […]

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Eric Holder: US still a nation of cowards on race

Eric Holder: US still a nation of cowards on race

on January 24, 2014, 6:54 AM / in National News, News

By Neil Munro / The Daily Caller Attorney General Eric Holder reiterated his 2009 claim that Americans are a “nation of cowards” on racial issues on Thursday. Holder’s effort to profile the entire nation as cowards came during a friendly interview with the University of Virginia’s Miller Center, where was asked if he would take back his 2009 remarks. “I would […]

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Ronald Reagan Predicted Obamacare as a Scheme for Socialized Medicine

on January 24, 2014, 6:50 AM / in National News, News

By Kyle Becker Ronald Reagan predicted the exact maneuver that Barack Obama is undertaking to “transition” the medical system of America to a single-payer, universal healthcare system — which was his intention all along. Speaking for the campaign “Operation Coffee Cup,” which opposed the Democrats proposing socialized medicine, future president Ronald Reagan lays out how the socialists intended to take […]

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Republicans seek own policy cure to replace Obamacare

Republicans seek own policy cure to replace Obamacare

on January 24, 2014, 6:47 AM / in National News, News

By Susan Cornwell (Reuters) – Top Republicans are saying they can no longer just be the party of “No” on Obamacare: They need to come up with an alternative healthcare policy. While many Americans are skeptical of President Barack Obama’s healthcare overhaul, they also tell lawmakers they worry about keeping their costs from getting out of control. For those voters, […]

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Too old to be given cancer treatment: NHS is ‘writing off’ patients who are over 75

Too old to be given cancer treatment: NHS is ‘writing off’ patients who are over 75

on January 24, 2014, 6:37 AM / in National News, News

By Jenny Hope / Mail Online Young lung cancer sufferers are only 10 per cent more likely to die within five years than their continental counterparts But pensioners with the disease have 44 per cent less chance of survival The figure for stomach cancer – at 45 per cent – is even worsePensioners with cancer are being written off as too […]

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Fact-Free Liberals: Part III

Fact-Free Liberals: Part III

on January 24, 2014, 6:27 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Thomas Sowell / TownHall.com Since this year will mark the 50th anniversary of the “war on poverty,” we can expect many comments and commemorations of this landmark legislation in the development of the American welfare state. The actual signing of the “war on poverty” legislation took place in August 1964, so the 50th anniversary is some months away. But […]

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The Freedom Index

The Freedom Index

on January 24, 2014, 6:21 AM / in National News, News

The Freedom Index: A Congressional Scorecard Based on the U.S. Constitution rates congressmen based on their adherence to constitutional principles of limited government, fiscal responsibility, national sovereignty, and a traditional foreign policy of avoiding foreign entanglements. The percentages below are cumulative scores are based on key votes from 1999 through 2013. Click on a senator’s or representative’s name to get […]

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