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At the Fed, The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

At the Fed, The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

on February 17, 2014, 8:19 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Ron Paul / Ron Paul Institute Last week, Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen testified before Congress for the first time since replacing Ben Bernanke at the beginning of the month. Her testimony confirmed what many of us suspected, that interventionist Keynesian policies at the Federal Reserve are well-entrenched and far from over. Mrs. Yellen practically bent over backwards to reassure […]

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The Left is outraged over actors in political ads

The Left is outraged over actors in political ads

on February 17, 2014, 8:17 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: Joe Cunningham  / RedState.com [ Promoted from the Diaries. Also, I just wanted to note, this is the same party that once used a little girl in an ad that threatened a nuclear apocalypse if Goldwater were to win. -AG ] Americans For Prosperity is coming under fire for an ad they ran in Louisiana depicting the harmful effects of the […]

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National Public Radio (@NPRNews) Misrepresents Facts to Fan Racial Tension

National Public Radio (@NPRNews) Misrepresents Facts to Fan Racial Tension

on February 17, 2014, 8:11 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: Erick Erickson / RedState.com On February 6, 2014, NPR listeners heard this report about the voting rights act. A portion of the story involves Macon, GA, where I live. NPR did its listeners a great disservice in how it presented the story. But don’t believe partisan conservative me. An attorney for the local Democratic Party is calling foul too. As […]

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Obama ‘Sub Par’ Posters Spotted Near PGA Tourney

Obama ‘Sub Par’ Posters Spotted Near PGA Tourney

on February 17, 2014, 8:07 AM / in News, Sports

A poster of President Barack Obama golfing that says he is “Sub Par” has been spotted by Breitbart Sports outside the PGA’s Northern Trust golf tournament in Southern California near the Riviera Country Club. The “Sub Par” posters have also been spotted near the Palisades and Santa Monica, California (see photo below via Lataco.com). Obama spent Valentine’s Day without his wife to play […]

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10 things you need to know today

10 things you need to know today

on February 17, 2014, 8:04 AM / in National News, News

1. Romney says the Lewinsky scandal shouldn’t matter in 2016 (Idiot Speaking) Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney said Sunday that Bill Clinton “breached his responsibility” and “embarrassed” the nation by getting sexually involved with Monica Lewinsky while in the White House, but that Republicans should not exploit the scandal to oppose Hillary Clinton’s possible 2016 presidential bid. “I don’t […]

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Sens. Ted Cruz and Mike Lee Introduce State Marriage Defense Act

Sens. Ted Cruz and Mike Lee Introduce State Marriage Defense Act

on February 17, 2014, 7:41 AM / in National News, News

by William Bigelow On Thursday, U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Mike Lee (R-UT) introduced S. 2024, the State Marriage Defense Act, which allows states to set their own standards as to what defines marriage and protects the states from having the federal government encroach on that territory. Thirty-three states define marriage as the union between one man and one woman. Cruz […]

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Lawsuit challenges Alabama’s ban on gay marriage

on February 17, 2014, 7:38 AM / in National News, News

(Reuters) – A civil rights group sued Alabama on Thursday on behalf of a gay man challenging the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, arguing he should be able to claim the estate of his husband who died in a car crash. Paul Hard, an associate professor at a university in Montgomery, is seeking to be recognized as the beneficiary of […]

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Judge: Ky. must recognize same-sex marriages

on February 17, 2014, 7:31 AM / in National News, News

Video: A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Kentucky must recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states. By Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky must recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states, according to a ruling Wednesday by a federal judge, who struck down part of the state ban that he wrote treated “gay and lesbian persons differently in a way […]

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Plaintiffs in challenge to Tenn. same-sex marriage ban encouraged by Okla. ruling

Plaintiffs in challenge to Tenn. same-sex marriage ban encouraged by Okla. ruling

on February 17, 2014, 7:27 AM / in News, State News

TRAVIS LOLLER | Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Supporters of marriage equality in Tennessee say they are encouraged by recent federal court rulings in Utah and Oklahoma that struck down state limits on same-sex marriage. Although the judge in Tennessee is not required to follow that lead, the attorney for four same-sex couples who have sued in the state says […]

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The Tennessee Marriage Protection Amendment, also known as Tennessee Amendment 1 of 2006

The Tennessee Marriage Protection Amendment, also known as Tennessee Amendment 1 of 2006

on February 17, 2014, 7:23 AM / in News, State News

NOTE: Check out the numbers.  Many, many people all across the state worked very hard to see our amendment pass by 81% of the vote.  Don’t think that our Constitutional Amendment can’t be struck down by an activist judge here in Tennessee just like what is happening in other states.  It is WRONG that these judges can override the will of […]

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Trader Joe’s Need Not Apply: Would Attract Too Many Whites

Trader Joe’s Need Not Apply: Would Attract Too Many Whites

on February 17, 2014, 7:15 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Selwyn Duke A certain store won’t be opening its doors in Portland, Oregon — it seems it would attract the “wrong kind” of people. No, it’s not a strip club or porn shop, or even a pawn shop. It’s Trader Joe’s, the unique grocery chain famous for offering health foods and exotic fare at reasonable prices. So what’s […]

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Romney says Clinton-Lewinsky scandal won’t be campaign issue for Hillary

Romney says Clinton-Lewinsky scandal won’t be campaign issue for Hillary

on February 17, 2014, 7:02 AM / in National News, News

Washington, Feb. 17 (ANI): Mitt Romney has said the Bill Clinton-Monica Lewinsky scandal would not be an issue if former secretary of state Hillary Clinton runs for president again. Senator Rand Paul has pressed the issue, suggesting Americans should think twice about putting Bill Clinton in the White House again as the spouse of a president, the Washington Post reports. […]

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This Ain’t Yo Daddy’s RoboCop

This Ain’t Yo Daddy’s RoboCop

on February 17, 2014, 6:53 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Eric Egan As technology continues to develop at breathtaking speeds, it is always refreshing to see a film that urges us to step back and ponder the ethical questions that inherently pop up when we discover new ways to tinker with creation. That RoboCop, the reboot of the 1987 original of the same name, does this in multiple […]

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Legacy of civil rights leaders source of fights

Legacy of civil rights leaders source of fights

on February 17, 2014, 6:44 AM / in National News, News

By JESSE J. HOLLAND WASHINGTON (AP) — Martin Luther King Jr.’s daughter recently walked up to the pulpit of the Atlanta church where her father preached and, in a painful public display, dissociated herself from her brothers. She accused them of plotting to sell their father’s personal Bible and his Nobel Peace Prize — items she declared “sacred” and worth […]

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Obama visits Sunnylands twice in less than a year

Obama visits Sunnylands twice in less than a year

on February 17, 2014, 6:38 AM / in National News, News

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE   RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — With two visits in less than a year to the sprawling Sunnylands estate in Southern California, President Barack Obama is helping to fulfill the dream of the late philanthropists Walter and Leonore Annenberg, who hoped the desert property they used as a winter home would become the “Camp David of the West.” […]

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The Eye is Upon You

The Eye is Upon You

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

By PHILIP ELLIOTT WASHINGTON (AP) — The days when political campaigns would try to make inroads with demographic groups such as soccer moms or white working-class voters are gone. Now, the operatives are targeting specific individuals. And, in some places, they can reach those individuals directly through their televisions. Welcome to Addressable TV, an emerging technology that allows advertisers — […]

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Candidate reaps benefits of super PAC he founded

Candidate reaps benefits of super PAC he founded

on February 17, 2014, 6:27 AM / in National News, News

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A U.S. House candidate in Montana is benefiting from a political action committee he created, leading at least one opponent and some experts to question the legality of the peculiar arrangement. Ryan Zinke, a former Navy SEAL who is seeking the Republican nomination for Montana’s lone congressional seat, created the Special Operations for America (SOFA) super […]

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Officials investigating bizarre shooting report

on February 17, 2014, 6:11 AM / in State News

View Larger Map Cocke County (Tennessee) authorities released information Friday in connection with an alleged shooting of a Blount County man on his Cosby property on Feb. 4. Detectives Kevin Benton and Pam Wilson are working with Sevierville police to piece together details of the case. They said Lionel Gene Herndon, 65, of Maryville drove to the McDonald’s restaurant at […]

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No more falling back: Tennessee lawmaker wants to make daylight savings time permanent

No more falling back: Tennessee lawmaker wants to make daylight savings time permanent

on February 17, 2014, 6:01 AM / in News, State News

BY Tom Humphrey /  The Knoxville News Sentinel   NASHVILLE — When Tennesseans spring forward into daylight-saving time next month, they will never fall back into standard time again under legislation that has cleared its first step toward passage in the General Assembly. “It will be great for the farmers. It will be great for the school kids,” said Rep. Curry […]

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Devvy News February 16th

Devvy News February 16th

on February 16, 2014, 6:54 AM / in National News, News

And, still those gutless cowards in the Outlaw Congress do nothing –   like refusing to impeach Eric Holder for starters. He is stepping down   later this year and will escape without being held accountable. This time for the death of   a border Patrol Agent. But, hey – your incumbent in Congress wants your vote in the upcoming   primaries so he/she […]

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