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Guinness Going “Gay” for St. Patrick’s Day?

Guinness Going “Gay” for St. Patrick’s Day?

on March 18, 2014, 7:10 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Dave Bohon Irish brewer Guinness, whose popular Guinness “Stout” beer has for years flowed freely at St. Patrick’s Day Parades across America, has pulled its sponsorship of the New York City’s St. Patrick’s Parade following intense pressure from homosexual activists. MSNBC reported that organizers of the NYC St. Pat’s Parade forbids homosexual parade participants from identifying themselves as […]

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Vallejo, California, Likely Headed for Second Bankruptcy

Vallejo, California, Likely Headed for Second Bankruptcy

on March 18, 2014, 7:08 AM / in National News, News

Back in February 2008, Vallejo, California, was in desperate shape. Councilwoman Stephanie Gomes saw what was coming: “Our financial situation is getting worse every single day. No [one] wants to declare bankruptcy, but if you’re facing insolvency, you have no choice,” she said at the time. Two months later her council voted 7-0 to declare Chapter 9 bankruptcy. In that […]

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Why DC Hates This Nevada Guv

Why DC Hates This Nevada Guv

on March 18, 2014, 7:04 AM / in National News, News

By Lloyd Green / The Daily Beast Brian Sandoval, Nevada’s first term Republican Governor, has interesting enemies.  Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) fears him; Grover Norquist, the anti-tax crusader and head of Americans for Tax Reform (ATR), vocally disapproves of him.  Reid is concerned that Sandoval would beat him if Sandoval chooses to run for Reid’s senate seat in […]

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Presidential desperation; Obamacare campaign highlights sports injuries to enroll young people

Presidential desperation; Obamacare campaign highlights sports injuries to enroll young people

on March 18, 2014, 6:50 AM / in National News, News

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – With the clock running down on Obamacare enrollment, the administration sought to persuade young people to sign up for health coverage on Tuesday by telling them how much it hurts not be insured – that is, how much it can hurt the wallet. Take the humble ankle sprain, one of the most common injuries […]

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Illinois voters to pick GOP governor nominee

Illinois voters to pick GOP governor nominee

on March 18, 2014, 6:46 AM / in National News

By SARA BURNETT and SOPHIA TAREEN CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois voters will choose a Republican on Tuesday to try to win back the governor’s office in a race that already has drawn intense interest from labor unions worried that the leading candidate could weaken them in the same way GOP governors have in other states across the Midwest. At the […]

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U.S. tax preparer rules land in Congress, tough road ahead

U.S. tax preparer rules land in Congress, tough road ahead

on March 18, 2014, 6:42 AM / in National News, News

Editor’s Note: One more industry to regulate and destroy….  a better choice would be to repeal the 16th amendment and the President would not have to worry about these things. By Patrick Temple-West WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An Obama administration push to clean up the tax preparation industry has landed in Congress where it is expected to stall, meaning further delays […]

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Congress studies new way to pay to fight big fires

Congress studies new way to pay to fight big fires

on March 18, 2014, 6:37 AM / in National News, News

By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A bipartisan effort underway in Congress would change the way the country pays to fight catastrophic wildfires, tapping natural disaster funds instead of money intended for fire prevention, lawmakers from Oregon and Idaho said Monday. In the past, as fire seasons have progressed, money set aside for forest thinning and other fire […]

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Edwin Edwards running for Congress in Louisiana

Edwin Edwards running for Congress in Louisiana

on March 18, 2014, 6:36 AM / in National News, News

By KEVIN McGILL BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Three years after his release from a federal prison, 86-year-old former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards announced Monday that he will enter the race for Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District, ending months of speculation about his political future. Edwards made the announcement at a meeting of the Press Club of Baton Rouge. He entered […]

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The Vote of an Honest County Commissioner is not to be Ignored.

The Vote of an Honest County Commissioner is not to be Ignored.

on March 18, 2014, 6:21 AM / in Local News, News

Proverbs 20:7     The righteous who walks in his integrity— blessed are his children after him! By Adrian Eddleman, Madison County Commission, Tennessee I’m happy to speak with my constituents about my votes today on the interim Sheriff. 731-554-2408. I have always been a principled advocate of what I believed was right and have proudly taken that route even if it was […]

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I have HAD IT

on March 17, 2014, 9:00 AM / in Opinion

Editor’s Note: This will be the last article for today… mainly because it sums up most of my thoughts better than I could today….. Posted  by Patti Thornhill / Joe for America Please…please let me go on a rant. Because every single day, living under this regime, is an outrage. The Malaysian jet thingy – yeah! Like no one could see […]

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Tennessee Bill SB 1266

Tennessee Bill SB 1266

on March 17, 2014, 8:41 AM / in Announcements

By Kathy Bryson This week, the State Senate will be hearing SB 1266 by Niceley ( HB 1129 by Hill T). This is an education bill that requires emphasis on American foundational instruments and instruction in American historical achievement. The Bill Summary reads: “Under present law, the course of instruction in all public schools is urged to include, at some appropriate […]

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Supreme Court Justices to ponder New Mexico photographer case

Supreme Court Justices to ponder New Mexico photographer case

on March 17, 2014, 8:34 AM / in National News, News

Later this week, Supreme Court will review a highly publicized case about a New Mexico photographer who refused to shoot a same-sex commitment ceremony. If accepted, the case would be heard in the Court’s next term, starting in October. The case, Elane Photography v. Willock, received its fair share of publicity during the recent controversy in Arizona over a proposed […]

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The Inside Story of How Oklahomans Beat the Con-Con

The Inside Story of How Oklahomans Beat the Con-Con

on March 17, 2014, 8:31 AM / in National News, News

“Whenever our affairs go obviously wrong, the good sense of the people will interpose and set them to rights.” Thomas Jefferson to David Humphreys, 1789 Jefferson would be proud of the constitutionally minded citizens of Oklahoma and their recent defeat of the forces pushing for a second constitutional convention. As we reported last week, the Oklahoma State House of Representatives […]

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Republicans roar for Tea Party candidate at California convention

Republicans roar for Tea Party candidate at California convention

on March 17, 2014, 8:28 AM / in National News, News

By Sharon Bernstein BURLINGAME, California (Reuters) – California Republicans wrapped up their annual state convention on Sunday with a roar of approval for a charismatic Tea Party-backed candidate seeking to unseat popular Democratic Governor Jerry Brown as he vies for an unprecedented fourth term. Tim Donnelly, a Southern California state assemblyman who made his name as a leader for the […]

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CIA-Senate rift bares institutional failings

CIA-Senate rift bares institutional failings

on March 17, 2014, 7:55 AM / in National News, News

WASHINGTON (AP) — The standoff between the CIA and the Senate Intelligence Committee at its core is a battle over who owns the official history of one of the darkest eras in American spying — the brutal interrogations of al-Qaida prisoners in “black site” prisons abroad. The rift has bared long-standing institutional failures and simmering tensions between the executive branch […]

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Haslam’s agenda falling on hard times in state legislature

Haslam’s agenda falling on hard times in state legislature

on March 17, 2014, 7:18 AM / in News, State News

Written by Erik Schelzig /  Associated Press NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam’s agenda is falling on hard times with fellow Republicans in the Tennessee General Assembly. A House vote last week to delay school curriculum and assessment standards was the latest defiance of the governor’s wishes. The GOP supermajority in the Legislature this session has also: •  Ignored Haslam’s concerns […]

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10 things you need to know today about yesterday, March 17th, 2014

10 things you need to know today about yesterday, March 17th, 2014

on March 17, 2014, 7:10 AM / in National News, News

1. Crimea votes to leave Ukraine and join Russia Crimeans voted overwhelmingly Sunday to secede from Ukraine and join Russia. Officials said 96 percent favored breaking away. Crimea’s parliament voted Monday to formally declare independence for the primarily ethnic-Russian peninsula. The U.S. and Europe were expected to announce sanctions on Moscow and warned it not to annex Crimea. President Obama […]

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The Essence of Sarah Palin’s Message for 2014

The Essence of Sarah Palin’s Message for 2014

on March 17, 2014, 7:07 AM / in Opinion

I watched a great old movie in the time period of the 1700s starring Anthony Quinn. A small village was brutally abused by an evil bandit and his army of thugs. Quinn organized and inspired the fearful villagers to fight back. When villagers were killed, many blamed, criticized and rejected Quinn. Displaying true leadership, Quinn remained willing to fight. He […]

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MH370 flew as low as 1,500m to avoid detection, says paper

MH370 flew as low as 1,500m to avoid detection, says paper

on March 17, 2014, 6:35 AM / in National News, News

The Malaysian Insider As the search for the missing flight MH370 enters its 10th day with few clues as to its whereabouts, the New Straits Times said today the Boeing 777-200ER dropped 5,000 feet (1,500m) to evade commercial radar detection. In an exclusive story, the government-backed paper said investigators analyzing MH370’s flight data revealed that the 200-tonne, fully laden twinjet […]

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White House Wastes Billions On Corrupt Green Dream

White House Wastes Billions On Corrupt Green Dream

on March 17, 2014, 6:20 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

IBD Editorial Staff Governmental Waste: Oklahoma Sen. James Inhofe claims the  White House has frittered away billions on its environmental agenda — not smart,  he says, when that money could be used for a real need, such as national  defense. During a hearing last week on the Defense Department’s shrinking budget,  Inhofe, ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, […]

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