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CHRISTMAS EVE – Columbus, Cook and President Truman

CHRISTMAS EVE – Columbus, Cook and President Truman

on December 24, 2013, 7:11 AM / in History

On Christmas Eve, DECEMBER 24, 1492, Columbus’ ship, the Santa Maria, ran aground on the island of Haiti. Columbus left 40 men and named the settlement la Navidad, promising to return the next year. On Christmas Eve, DECEMBER 24, 1777, Captain James Cook discovered Christmas Island, the largest atoll in the Pacific, where he observed eclipse of the sun. On […]

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US lawmaker says NSA snoop-ops could have prevented 9/11

US lawmaker says NSA snoop-ops could have prevented 9/11

on December 24, 2013, 6:49 AM / in National News, News

By ANI Editor’s Note: Nothing like useless speculation that draws the interest of the Washington Times. Washington, Dec. 24 (ANI): As the Congress remains spilt about the need to curb the US’ spy agency’s alleged mass surveillance activities, a GOP lawmaker has reportedly argued in defence of the programme and said that it could have prevented the 9/11 attacks in […]

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Mission accomplished, says Snowden – Washington Post

Mission accomplished, says Snowden – Washington Post

on December 24, 2013, 6:35 AM / in National News, News

REUTERS – Former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden, who revealed extensive details of global electronic surveillance by the U.S. spy agency, said in an interview published on Tuesday that he has accomplished what he set out to do. “For me, in terms of personal satisfaction, the mission’s already accomplished,” he told the Washington Post. The newspaper said it […]

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Texas: Cornyn-Stockman U.S. Senate Race

Texas: Cornyn-Stockman U.S. Senate Race

on December 24, 2013, 6:00 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Thomas R. Eddlem Texas Senator and Republican Minority Whip John Cornyn will face a wild four-way primary battle, featuring constitutionalist-minded Congressman Steve Stockman and two other primary opponents. “The struggle here is very clearly between big government crony capitalism from Cornyn and small government populism from Stockman,” former National Republican Liberty Caucus Chairman Dave Nalle told The New […]

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APNewsBreak: Jewell rejects Alaska land swap

APNewsBreak: Jewell rejects Alaska land swap

on December 24, 2013, 6:00 AM / in National News, News

By MARK THIESSEN ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Monday rejected a proposed land swap with the state of Alaska to build a road through a remote Alaska national wildlife refuge that shelters millions of migratory waterfowl. The contentious decision on whether to build a one-lane gravel road to provide those in a remote village with medical […]

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Obama and UN Embroil United States in Central African Conflict

Obama and UN Embroil United States in Central African Conflict

on December 24, 2013, 6:00 AM / in National News, News

With strong support from the Obama administration and over $100 million in U.S. taxpayer funds, the United Nations, the Socialist French government, and a coalition of African governments and despots sent thousands of foreign troops into the Central African Republic. Under the guise of restoring order and preventing more atrocities, the usual chorus of self-styled “human rights” activists, bureaucrats, and […]

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December 24th

December 24th

on December 24, 2013, 6:00 AM / in News

December 24 is the 358th day of the year (359th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are seven days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Adela and Irmina December 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Christmas Eve (Christianity) and its related observances: Aðfangadagskvöld, the day when the 13th and the last Yule Lad arrives to […]

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Some Humor This Christmas Eve

Some Humor This Christmas Eve

on December 24, 2013, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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As “Duck Dynasty” Clash Continues, Patriarch Refuses to Back Down

As “Duck Dynasty” Clash Continues, Patriarch Refuses to Back Down

on December 24, 2013, 6:00 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Dave Bohon It has been a wild ride for the Duck Dynasty clan since the popular “reality” show’s hosting network, A&E, placed family patriarch Phil Robertson on “hiatus” over his condemnation of homosexuality, which appeared in the latest issue of GQ magazine. Homosexual activists naturally applauded A&E’s actions, and while network officials may have thought they were taking […]

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A model for hold-your-nose dealmaking in Congress

A model for hold-your-nose dealmaking in Congress

on December 23, 2013, 5:05 PM / in National News, News

The Murray-Ryan bipartisan budget deal was possible because of several key elements. The same approach must be applied to solving America’s ongoing, divisive fiscal problems. By G. William Hoagland, Steve Bell, Shai Akabas In October, the US legislative process hit rock bottom in setting fiscal policy. Yes, there have been other low points: the downgrade of the US credit rating […]

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Q&A: What it will take to fix the Pentagon’s books

Q&A: What it will take to fix the Pentagon’s books

on December 23, 2013, 5:02 PM / in National News, News

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Defense Department typically receives roughly half of annual federal appropriations, but it’s never been audited. If that doesn’t change, trillions more taxpayer dollars are at risk of being lost to waste, mismanagement and fraud. Q: Is the Pentagon required to be audited? A: Yes. Congress passed a law in 1990 requiring all federal agencies to […]

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No, you can’t: Judge rules against lesbian mayor in Texas

No, you can’t: Judge rules against lesbian mayor in Texas

on December 23, 2013, 9:57 AM / in National News, News

More on the outrageous activity of the PERVERTS (Sodomites and Lesbians) This all began back in the Book of Genesis, Chapter 19 when the two angels came to Sodom and were invited to spend the night in Lot’s home.  The Sodomites came to Lot’s door – DEMANDING they be given access to the two men (the angels) so that the […]

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10 things you need to know today December 23rd 2013

10 things you need to know today December 23rd 2013

on December 23, 2013, 9:49 AM / in National News, News

1. Deadline hits for early 2014 ObamaCare coverage A key deadline for ObamaCare enrollment has arrived. Monday is the last day most Americans can sign up for insurance on the Affordable Care Act exchanges to have their coverage take effect on Jan. 1, as the law requires. Call centers have been beefed up to help consumers confused by the ObamaCare […]

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Mordor Up Close

Mordor Up Close

on December 23, 2013, 7:52 AM / in Opinion

By: Erick Erickson The Orcs of Middle Earth had mouths stained with their black blood and bits of flesh stuck between their teeth.  They would, over rather petty matters, kill and consume each other.  The carnage between them would only cease when an elf, dwarf, hobbit, or human ventured too close. Unseen by most of the world, the carnage between […]

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The American Crisis – ‘Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered…’

The American Crisis – ‘Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered…’

on December 23, 2013, 7:47 AM / in History

The American Minute with  Bill Federer The Continental Army was driven out of New York and New Jersey. Ranks dwindled from 20,000, after the Declaration of Independence was signed, down to 2,000, and these were planning on returning to their farms at year’s end when their 6-month enlistment was up. Then the Pennsylvania Journal published an article, “The American Crisis,” […]

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Happy Birthday, December 23rd

Happy Birthday, December 23rd

on December 23, 2013, 7:36 AM / in People

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Uncle Jay Explains: 2013 Singing Year In Review!

Uncle Jay Explains: 2013 Singing Year In Review!

on December 23, 2013, 7:16 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Robertson’s Unaffordable Act to Anthony Weiner’s Second Act to that sign language guy’s Unintelligible Act!  Yep, it’s time for Uncle Jay’s annual Singing Year In Review    

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The Government and Nativity Scenes

The Government and Nativity Scenes

on December 23, 2013, 7:14 AM / in Announcements

By Joe Burton (ecsboy1@gmail.com) Warren Earle Berger , Chief Justice of the United States from 1969 to 1986, delivered the Supreme Courts opinion in the 1985 case of Lynch v. Donnelly, which upheld the city of Pawtucket, Rhode Island, did not violate the Constitution by displaying a Nativity scene. Noting that presidential orders and proclamations from Congress have designated Christmas […]

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Speaker Harwell expresses gun owners not a priority in 2014

Speaker Harwell expresses gun owners not a priority in 2014

on December 23, 2013, 7:10 AM / in Announcements

Dear Tennessee Firearms Owner, In case you missed it this week,  Tennessee’s Republican leadership have indicated that Tennessee’s firearms owners are not a priority for them in 2014.  In fact Beth Harwell, the Speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives, apparently wants to keep you and your constitutional rights out in the cold again next year. At a press conference […]

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A NEW 9/11 REVELATION – COVER UP CONTINUES

A NEW 9/11 REVELATION – COVER UP CONTINUES

on December 23, 2013, 7:07 AM / in Opinion

By: Devvy December 22, 2013 NewsWithViews.com Chapter 10 of James Murphy’s translation of Mein Kampf: “All this was inspired by the principle–which is quite true within itself–that in the big lie there is always a certain force of credibility; because the broad masses of a nation are always more easily corrupted in the deeper strata of their emotional nature than […]

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