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Immigration, Ed Byrant and a Haircut

Immigration, Ed Byrant and a Haircut

on September 26, 2013, 11:15 AM / in News

Today is a busy day for me. Sally and I have some big decisions to make and I have to make sure they are the correct ones for both of us. But that’s not what I want to talk about today. Several years ago, I went to have my haircut with Ed Bryant. No this was not a photo op and technically we […]

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Educators Expose Dangers of Common Core National Education

Educators Expose Dangers of Common Core National Education

on September 26, 2013, 7:39 AM / in National News, News

A hard-hitting video just released by FreedomProject Education (FPE) exposes some of the myriad dangers to liberty and education stemming from Common Core, a deeply controversial scheme to nationalize education standards being pushed by the Obama administration and a coalition of its establishment allies. While only a little over an hour long, the presentation, led by two education experts, offers […]

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Kerry Signs UN Arms Trade Treaty — Civilian Disarmament Advancing

Kerry Signs UN Arms Trade Treaty — Civilian Disarmament Advancing

on September 26, 2013, 7:33 AM / in National News, News

Secretary of State John Kerry signed the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty Wednesday. Upon adding his signature, Kerry addressed the world body: On behalf of President Obama and the United States of America, I am very pleased to have signed this treaty here today. I signed it because President Obama knows that from decades of efforts that at any time […]

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House to move to debt ceiling vote

House to move to debt ceiling vote

on September 25, 2013, 11:08 AM / in National News, News

By Erik Wasson of The Hill House Republican leaders are expected to unveil a bill raising the nation’s  $16.7 trillion debt ceiling Wednesday afternoon. The bill is likely to tie the debt ceiling hike to a one-year delay for core  ObamaCare provisions, such as the individual mandate to buy health  insurance. Republicans discussed that delay at a conference meeting  Friday. They […]

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Liberals: Identity Politics Still Trumps America’s Best Interest!

Liberals: Identity Politics Still Trumps America’s Best Interest!

on September 25, 2013, 8:45 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Ed Asner’s explanation for Hollywood’s silence regarding Obama attacking Syria epitomizes the absurdity and danger of political correctness and identity politics. Ironically, Hollywood progressives find themselves slaves of their own emotion driven brain-dead loon-icy. Hollywood along with Democrats and the mainstream media have declared all opposition or criticism of Obama racist. “A lot of people don’t want to feel anti-black […]

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Pres. Obama “Fired Up” and Ready to Repeal Second Amendment

Pres. Obama “Fired Up” and Ready to Repeal Second Amendment

on September 25, 2013, 8:39 AM / in National News, News

On behalf of your children, President Obama plans to take the guns you own and make it harder for you to buy them. During a speech September 21 at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Phoenix Awards dinner, the president promised he was turning his attention back to his gun control agenda. Referring to his failed efforts to irreparably infringe on […]

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News briefs from around Tennessee

News briefs from around Tennessee

on September 25, 2013, 8:35 AM / in News, State News

8 inmates recaptured after van vanishes in Okla. WEATHERFORD, Okla. (AP) — Guards shuttling inmates wearing street clothes inexplicably left eight of them alone in their transport van — with the keys — frustrating a local police chief called out to round up the prisoners after the vehicle vanished. Six of the inmates were quickly back in police custody Tuesday […]

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Cruz enters 19th hour, second day of ObamaCare protest

on September 25, 2013, 8:22 AM / in National News, News

By Ramsey Cox and Sheldon Alberts From The Hill Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) carried his marathon protest against ObamaCare into a  second day after speaking through the night and into the waking hours of  Wednesday morning. <a href=”http://adclick.g.doubleclick.net/aclk?sa=L&ai=BfuL5muJCUvnOAsna0AGKnYCgAuH8yKIEAAAAEAEgmeD2AjgAWNmvluV8YMnm2ozgpIAUsgELdGhlaGlsbC5jb226AQswMGdmcF9pbWFnZcgBCdoBWGh0dHA6Ly93d3cuaGlsbG5ld3MuY29tL2Jsb2dzL2Zsb29yLWFjdGlvbi9zZW5hdGUvMzI0NDI3LWNydXotcHJvdGVzdHMtZW50ZXJzLXNlY29uZC1kYXngAQbAAgLgAgDqAiFGbG9vckFjdGlvbl9Db250ZW50U3F1YXJlXzMwMHgyNTD4AoHSHpADpAOYA-ADqAMB0ASQTuAEAaAGFg&num=0&sig=AOD64_3ssJNmKn-xSMi8SjqSwShKszcHfw&client=ca-pub-5456982649231368&adurl=http://bs.serving-sys.com/BurstingPipe/adServer.bs?cn=brd&FlightID=6644168&Page=&PluID=0&Pos=1517428464″ target=”_blank”><img src=”http://bs.serving-sys.com/BurstingPipe/adServer.bs?cn=bsr&FlightID=6644168&Page=&PluID=0&Pos=1517428464″ border=0 width=300 height=250></a> Cruz (R-Texas) passed Sen. Rand Paul’s  (R-Ky.) filibuster time earlier Wednesday morning. Paul had held the record […]

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Internet Sales Tax Could Crush Small Businesses

Internet Sales Tax Could Crush Small Businesses

on September 25, 2013, 8:17 AM / in National News, News

By Ron Paul One unique aspect of my homeschool curriculum is that students can start and manage their own online business. Students will be responsible for deciding what products or services to offer, getting the business up and running, and marketing the business’s products. Students and their families will get to keep the profits made from the business. Hopefully, participants […]

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Obama Lied, My Health Plan Died

Obama Lied, My Health Plan Died

on September 25, 2013, 8:14 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Michelle Malkin Like an estimated 22 million other Americans, I am a self-employed small-business owner who buys health insurance for my family directly on the individual market. We have a high-deductible PPO plan that allows us to choose from a wide range of doctors. Or rather, we had such a plan. Last week, our family received notice from Anthem BlueCross BlueShield […]

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Going Once, Going Twice…Sued

Going Once, Going Twice…Sued

on September 25, 2013, 6:20 AM / in National News, News

A New York City couple is suing their son’s exclusive academy, claiming school officials rigged an auction and cost the parents $50,000. When Michelle and Jon Heinemann were unable to attend the annual silent auction at their son’s $38,425-a-year Cathedral School of St. John the Divine, they allegedly gave the school permission to bid by proxy for a kindergarten class […]

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Cruz delivers all-night floor speech against ObamaCare as vote looms

Cruz delivers all-night floor speech against ObamaCare as vote looms

on September 25, 2013, 6:13 AM / in National News, News

Source: Fox News In a final act of political theater before a key test vote, Sen. Ted Cruz launched Tuesday into a marathon speech on the Senate floor decrying ObamaCare that carried into Wednesday morning — amounting to a last-ditch effort to rally support for Republicans’ bid to defund the health care law. The Texas Republican senator declared Tuesday afternoon […]

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Sen. Ted Cruz digs in as shutdown looms

Sen. Ted Cruz digs in as shutdown looms

on September 25, 2013, 6:11 AM / in National News, News

Sen. Ted Cruz is growing increasingly isolated, even from fellow Republicans, as he digs in to keep Senate Democrats from restoring Obamacare funding that the House spending bill cut. By Michael A. Memoli LA Times WASHINGTON — Three hours into his Senate speech-a-thon, Sen. Ted Cruz recalled that Sen. Rand Paul‘s filibuster criticizing U.S. drone policy was seen at first […]

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Gunshots ring out at Kenya mall after president declares victory over terrorists

Gunshots ring out at Kenya mall after president declares victory over terrorists

on September 25, 2013, 6:03 AM / in National News, News

Source: FoxNews.com Gunshots rang out from an upscale mall in Kenya’s capital Wednesday morning, a day after the country’s president said his military had “ashamed and defeated” Al Qaeda-linked terrorists in an apparent end to a four-day standoff and hostage situation inside the popular shopping center. Government spokesman Manoah Esipisu told The Associated Press the shots came from Kenyan forces […]

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Flood insurance: Costs rising, claims ‘confusing’

Flood insurance: Costs rising, claims ‘confusing’

on September 25, 2013, 5:43 AM / in National News, News

By Mark Koba, CNBC.com More homes and businesses in the U.S. are feeling the devastating impact of flooding, as was dramatically demonstrated in Colorado. But most households don’t have flood insurance—and it might become harder to get. Only 18 percent of Americans have any kind of flood insurance coverage. For those who might want it, the price is about to go up. […]

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This unmanned fighter jet’s flight is both impressive and terrifying

This unmanned fighter jet’s flight is both impressive and terrifying

on September 25, 2013, 5:29 AM / in National News, News

By Nick Mangione [Source] As an old sci-fi buff, I found this one interesting….. It sounds like the first step toward a dark future where machines rule over humanity, but Boeing successfully made an old F-16 fighter jet fly without a pilot. This particular jet was retired 15 years ago, but the company retrofitted it to be a drone that […]

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Sportscaster Fired for Anti-Gay Stance Blasts Fox Sports: ‘People of Faith Are Banned’

Sportscaster Fired for Anti-Gay Stance Blasts Fox Sports: ‘People of Faith Are Banned’

on September 24, 2013, 9:04 AM / in National News, News

How is this different than the Mall shooting in Kenya which went after all NON-MUSLIMS and killed them.  How is the bias against CHRISTIANS here in America any different – especially when the FRAUD in the Oval Office promotes radical Islam and makes sure that the Muslim Brotherhood is financed and supported. I encourage you to go to Breitbart’s web […]

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Defense Shutdown

Defense Shutdown

on September 24, 2013, 8:57 AM / in National News, News

The Pentagon is quickly preparing for a government shutdown just one week away as Congress heads toward another 11th hour-fight over funding the government. The Pentagon distributed a 25-page memo to Defense Department employees on Monday signed by Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter that outlined what will happen in the event of a government shutdown, which could occur on Oct. […]

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Shutdown Theater

Shutdown Theater

on September 24, 2013, 8:53 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Robert Higgs Government shutdown? Nonsense. Only in our dreams will the U.S. government shut down. The current flap about an impending shutdown represents only the latest episode in the soap opera that stars the government as the hysterical teenage drama queen. For fiscal year 2013, which will end in a week, estimated federal revenue is expected to be about […]

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Making College Affordable

Making College Affordable

on September 24, 2013, 8:46 AM / in National News, News

The United States spends far more of its national income on higher education than does the rest of the developed world—about twice as much. But no one would claim that American college students receive an education that is somehow twice as good as those of their peers in other leading industrialized countries. College costs keep climbing, but students have only […]

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