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The Ephialtes Establishment in the Republican Party

The Ephialtes Establishment in the Republican Party

on July 29, 2013, 7:59 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

In response to http://thejacksonpress.org/?p=8487 Ephialtes (Greek: , Ephialt s) was an ancient Athenian politician and an early leader of the democratic movement there. In the late 460s BC, he oversaw reforms that diminished the power of the Areopagus, a traditional bastion of conservatism, and which are considered by many modern historians to mark the beginning of the “radical democracy” for which […]

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Helping People Help Themselves

Helping People Help Themselves

on July 29, 2013, 7:50 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

The staff at Center for Consumer Freedom have noted the phenomenon of the “health halo” before — a notional belief about a food’s healthfulness, justified or not, that counterintuitively leads to less healthy eating habits. People presume that supposedly “good” food has fewer calories than it actually does, leading to unintended overconsumption. A recent article by Yoni Freedhoff in U.S. News & […]

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Taxpayers, Economic Outlook to Lose Big on the Auto Bailouts

Taxpayers, Economic Outlook to Lose Big on the Auto Bailouts

on July 29, 2013, 7:30 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Brian Koenig Despite surges in revenue and a catalog of new vehicles produced by the U.S. auto industry, taxpayers are still suffering from the 2009 bailouts, as General Motors (GM) would have to peddle their stock for $95.51 per share for taxpayers to break even, according to a government watchdog report published Wednesday. Even with a 25-percent spike […]

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Chris Christie Finds Liberty a “Dangerous Idea”

Chris Christie Finds Liberty a “Dangerous Idea”

on July 29, 2013, 7:26 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Jack Kenny On the eve of a House vote Wednesday on his amendment to curb the National Security Agency’s daily dragnet collection of Americans’ phone records, Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) tweeted, “Washington’s elites fear liberty. They fear you.” On Thursday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (shown) demonstrated just how eager he is to join the Washington elite. Speaking […]

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Prestige

Prestige

on July 29, 2013, 7:23 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Jackie’s Note: I find it most interesting how an ol’ Country Boy who plays a fiddle can deliver more common sense in one short column than the entire Congress can in 5000 pages – and they have huge staffers to assist them in their writing. Common sense is a foreign concept to Congress, the White House and SCOTUS.  They buried […]

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Morning Bell: Obamacare, Simplified

Morning Bell: Obamacare, Simplified

on July 29, 2013, 7:02 AM / in National News, News

By Chris Jacobs Original Post With open enrollment in Obamacare’s exchanges set to start in fewer than three months, the law’s supporters are attempting to change the subject from Obamacare’s many delays and glitches. Instead, they’re mounting a campaign to sell the unpopular measure to the public. President Obama yesterday gave a speech on Obamacare, trying to justify the fact […]

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HOUNDS FROM HELL NIPPING AT OUR HEELS

on July 29, 2013, 6:44 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

It has been Americans, those who turned out the LIGHT (God) that bear the blame for this – along with those who sat back and didn’t stop them from turning off the LIGHT.  Look to the pulpits that were filled with preachers of another WORD instead of the Word of God. 2Tim 4:3,4  For the time will come when they […]

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The Humane Society of the United States Sponsors Tennessee Walking Horse

The Humane Society of the United States Sponsors Tennessee Walking Horse

on July 29, 2013, 6:29 AM / in News, State News

hmmm, interesting to say the least. I would like to think that their intentions (Animal Welfare approach vs AR Extremist) to support healthy competition and showmanship can be taken at face value. However, it will take much more than one sponsorship to convince me there isn’t an AR agenda behind it. Lori I can’t believe the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders and Exhibitors Association […]

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Praxis: Keep your powder dry (and your primers, and your loaded ammo)

Praxis: Keep your powder dry (and your primers, and your loaded ammo)

on July 29, 2013, 6:18 AM / in National News, News

From the Sipsey Street Irregulars American Handgunner ran an article back in its November/December 2012 issue, entitled “Flooded?  Your Ammo Is Going To Lose . . .”  You can find it here and here. The article concludes: The entire mess can be avoided by storing your ammunition and components in waterproof cans or containers.  Viryually any surplus military ammunition cans have […]

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Hate Fact Hysteria: They (Including GOP Leadership) Come  For Steve King. They Can Get Lost

Hate Fact Hysteria: They (Including GOP Leadership) Come For Steve King. They Can Get Lost

on July 29, 2013, 6:13 AM / in National News, News

I repeat  – Call Rep. Steve Kings office and THANK HIM for his stand on these issues that are SO important to true conservatives.  Do not let the RINO’s win this battle. 1-202-224-3121 ask for Rep. Steve Kings office. Then call your critter and tell them to SUPPORT Rep. Steve King.!!!! By Washington Watcher Not since Todd Akin’s comments about […]

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Sarah Palin: I was forbidden to tell the truth about Obama in 2008

on July 29, 2013, 6:05 AM / in National News, News

By Cheryl Carpenter Klimek Original Post Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin didn’t mince words about President Obama and White House press secretary Jay Carney, calling the scandals plaguing the administration “phony.” Appearing in “On the Record” with Greta Van Susteren on Friday, Palin questioned which scandals the pair consider phony,  saying it isn’t a coincidence that both Obama and Carney are using the term. […]

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Heart Surgery in India for $1,583 Costs $106,385 in U.S.

Heart Surgery in India for $1,583 Costs $106,385 in U.S.

on July 29, 2013, 5:53 AM / in National News, News

By Ketaki Gokhale Bloomberg Original Post Devi Shetty is obsessed with making heart surgery affordable for millions of Indians. On his office desk are photographs of two of his heroes: Mother Teresa and Mahatma Gandhi. Shetty is not a public health official motivated by charity. He’s a heart surgeon turned businessman who has started a chain of 21 medical centers around […]

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The Day The Sun Didn’t Shine

The Day The Sun Didn’t Shine

on July 28, 2013, 3:25 PM / in Religion

Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits. – Psalm 103:2 We often take God’s blessings for granted until they are taken from us. Then we recognize how important even the most common gifts of God really are. There’s a legend about a day the sun didn’t rise. At 6:00 in the morning it was dark. […]

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Black America’s True Nemesis: Liberals, Not Zimmerman

Black America’s True Nemesis: Liberals, Not Zimmerman

on July 27, 2013, 2:35 PM / in News, Opinion

In the midst of all the racial hullabaloo stirred up by so-called advocates for black empowerment after the Zimmerman trail, guess who is really being harmed? Answer: Black America. All of you black pastors, black politicians and black celebs who have joined Sharpton and the MSM’s lynch mob to “get Zimmerman” should be ashamed of yourselves. You are doing a […]

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Once upon a time, there was something called The Individual

Once upon a time, there was something called The Individual

on July 27, 2013, 2:14 PM / in National News, News, Opinion

by Jon Rappoport Original Post Once upon a time, there was something called The Individual. Of course, it turned out to be fiction. Our ancestors were quite mad, off their rockers. They spoke of “each human being” as distinct and unique. It’s rather easy to see how it all started. At some point in the evolutionary history of the species, […]

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When you wonder why lawmakers vote as they do

When you wonder why lawmakers vote as they do

on July 27, 2013, 2:11 PM / in National News, News

As they say –   It all depends on which side of the BREAD the butter is on….    and WHO it is that puts the BUTTER there. Jackie When you wonder why lawmakers vote as they do, take a look at who contributes to their campaigns.  Those elected to Congress don’t represent their constituents, they represent those who contribute to their […]

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The Law Bits and Pieces

The Law Bits and Pieces

on July 26, 2013, 9:05 AM / in National News, News

Imagine what a genuine malfunction might have cost The bogus Toyota sudden-acceleration scandal, (I should know, I own two) fed by a credulous media and hungry lawyers, has now cost the Japanese automaker upwards of one billion dollars on paper in settlements, despite the lack of an actual mechanical basis for the claims. (The “on paper” is a necessary qualifier […]

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The Ephialtes Establishment in the Republican Party

The Ephialtes Establishment in the Republican Party

on July 26, 2013, 8:56 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: Erick Erickson I can see how the GOP loses in November of 2014.  The establishment and base have moved so far apart the base is about ready to go third party or sit at home.  If the GOP does not make a stand against Obamacare, they will not see the energy they need to effectively compete in 2014. Let […]

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Idaho mom says it’s ‘awesome’ she can sue president

Idaho mom says it’s ‘awesome’ she can sue president

on July 26, 2013, 8:52 AM / in National News, News

By JERRY MARKON — THE WASHINGTON POST A Coeur d’Alene woman has filed one of six legal challenges over an NSA surveillance program. Anna Smith is a mother of two who lives in North  Idaho, works the night shift as a nurse and goes to the gym a lot. She rarely follows the news and knows little about the debate […]

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Trayvon’s real father wants a federal law to make it a  crime to profile minors

Trayvon’s real father wants a federal law to make it a crime to profile minors

on July 26, 2013, 8:45 AM / in National News, News

The *parents* of Trayvon Martin plan to get the $$$ to MOVE ON UP, TO THE EAST SIDE.   Their *grieving is more of *greeding* now –  how can we make a bunch of money off this event? If they were such loving and caring parents they would have raised Trayvon to be a decent human being but they failed in […]

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