Crucial Prayer Topics : Government & Law

Kenya Closes Borders To Stop Spread Of Ebola Virus
- August 19, 2014

Kenya officials have stopped travelers from entering the country by closing its borders to all ports of entry, including Sierra Leone, Guinea, Liberia and Nigeria, according to NPR. The closing of Kenya's borders is in an effort to stop the potential of spreading the disease far and wide. The World Health Organization has issued a statement indicating the potential for Ebola to spread has been ‘vastly underestimated.'...[view article]

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CIA director apologizes to Senate leaders
AP - Associated Press - July 31, 2014

An internal CIA investigation has found that agency officers improperly accessed Senate computers earlier this year in a dispute over interrogation documents, prompting CIA Director John Brennan to abandon his defiant posture in the matter and apologize to Senate intelligence committee leaders....[view article]

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Jeff Sessions: House Border Bill Is a ‘Surrender To a Lawless President’
National Review Online - July 30, 2014

Senator Jeff Sessions (R., Ala.) denounced the House Republican border bill as a “surrender to a lawless president” because the legislation does not include any language to prevent President Obama from expanding his unilateral legalization of illegal immigrants....[view article]

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Thirty-four Dems ignore Obama’s veto threat, vote with GOP for permanent tax change
The Blaze - July 23, 2014

Dozens of Democrats ignored Obama’s veto threat and voted for legislation that would permanently extend a tax rule that supporters of the bill say would help companies create jobs....[view article]

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Rick Perry is free to militarize his state's border with Mexico
OneNewsNow.com - July 23, 2014

The specific goal of the Second Amendment was to make it abundantly clear that every state has the right to organize a militarized force to protect the sovereign inviolability of its own borders – and that's exactly what Texas Governor Rick Perry is doing....[view article]

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Rick Perry to Obama: Come to the border
POLITICO.com - July 2, 2014

"If he doesn't come to the border, I think it's a real reflection of his lack of concern of what's really going on there," Perry said on FOX News' "FOX and Friends," noting that Obama is planning to be in Texas next week for fundrasiers....[view article]

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Another federal judge tells IRS to explain itself on lost emails
Washington Examiner - July 2, 2014

IRS attorneys will be even busier than normal next week, because another federal judge has told them to show up in court July 11 to defend the federal tax agency....[view article]

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Hands down Obama is the worst president since WWII: poll
Washington Times - July 2, 2014

Poll after poll shows President Obama's approval rating dipping recently, and one new Quinnipiac University Poll finds that voters say Mitt Romney would have been a better choice in 2012....[view article]

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New York Court Strikes Down Cyberbullying Law
Wall Street Journal - July 2, 2014

New York's top court struck down a law that made cyberbullying a crime, in what had been viewed as a test case of recent state and local statutes that target online speech....[view article]

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Justices: Can't make employers cover contraception
AP - Associated Press - June 30, 2014

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that some corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women....[view article]

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'Radical' Hobby Lobby Ruling May Create 'Havoc' - Like the Obamacare fiasco?
National Journal - June 30, 2014

The Supreme Court justice took on the majority opinion in a biting dissent.  A righteous judge would rejoice....[view article]

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Goodlatte: 'Obama Fiddles While Our Borders Implode'
Breitbart - June 26, 2014

Word has spread around the world that the Obama administration "refuses" to enforce the country's immigration laws, House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte said Wednesday....[view article]

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Supreme Court strikes down Obama recess appointments
POLITICO.com - June 26, 2014

In a rebuke to President Barack Obama, the Supreme Court struck down three of his recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board as unconstitutional....[view article]

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Supreme Court voids 35-foot abortion clinic buffer
- June 26, 2014

The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a 35-foot protest-free zone outside abortion clinics in Massachusetts....[view article]

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Boehner to Seek Bill to Sue Obama Over Executive Actions
The New York Times - June 26, 2014

Speaker John A. Boehner announced Wednesday that he would introduce legislation next month allowing the House to sue Obama over his use of executive actions....[view article]

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Supreme Court Limits Obama's Appointment Powers
National Journal - June 26, 2014

In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court on Thursday limited Obama's power to make recess appointments for vacancies in the executive branch....[view article]

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Ted Cruz: Eric Holder Should Appoint IRS Special Prosecutor or Be Impeached
National Review Online - June 26, 2014

Attorney General Eric Holder should be impeached if he refuses to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the targeting of tea party groups by the IRS, according to Senator Ted Cruz (R., Texas)....[view article]

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Privacy Groups Sound the Alarm Over FBI’s Facial-Recognition Technology
National Journal - June 24, 2014

Advocates are pushing Attorney General Eric Holder to assess the privacy impact of the FBI's controversial database that is expected to become fully operational later this year....[view article]

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How President Obama will be impeached
The Washington Post - June 24, 2014

Writing about Rep. Eric Cantor’s  (R-Va.) stunning primary defeat last week, I warned Democrats that the House majority leader’s loss was as much a wake-up call for them as it was for the GOP. Well, now I want to warn them about a very real possibility: President Obama will be impeached if the Democrats lose control of the U.S. Senate....[view article]

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Was the government planning for an influx of illegal immigrants on the border?
- June 24, 2014

Sara Carter, senior Washington correspondent for TheBlaze, joined The Glenn Beck Program Monday night to talk to guest host Dana Loesch about the escalating crisis along the border. Recent reports have claimed that the Obama administration spent months preparing for a surge of illegals on the border. What did they know and how did they know it? Sara Carter went into detail on what her investigation has uncovered....[view article]

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Census playing a game of seek-and-go-hide
New York Post - June 17, 2014

What is the Census Bureau hiding? And why is it nervous about showing the kind of government transparency that President Obama promised when he came into office?...[view article]

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IRS Has Lost More E-mails - This just doesn't happen...
National Review Online - June 17, 2014

It's not just Lois Lerner's e-mails. The Internal Revenue Service says it can't produce e-mails from six more employees involved in the targeting of conservative groups, according to two Republicans investigating the scandal....[view article]

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Opponent Resonated With Christian Conservatives in a Way Cantor Could Not
- June 16, 2014

As the lone Jewish Republican in Congress, representing a deeply conservative, overwhelmingly Christian district in Virginia while dreaming of becoming the first Jewish speaker of the House, Representative Eric Cantor always had a delicate task....[view article]

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Government grabs $360 million from idle household bank accounts
- June 12, 2014

Australian federal government has seized a record $360 million from household bank accounts that have been dormant for just three years, prompting outrage in some quarters amid complaints that pensioners and retirees have lost deposits....[view article]

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Attorney: Gangster-style gov't on Capitol Hill
OneNewsNow.com - June 11, 2014

A former Justice Department attorney says Attorney General Eric Holder has once again demonstrated his complete contempt for the law with his latest decision to provide taxpayer-funded lawyers to children who are in the country illegally....[view article]

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Now thought crime is terror in U.S.?
WorldNetDaily - June 9, 2014

The Justice Department is resurrecting a program designed to thwart domestic threats to the United States, and Attorney General Eric Holder says those threats include individuals the government deems anti-government or racially prejudiced....[view article]

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Bergdahl's team leader: Intercepted radio chatter said he sought talks with the Taliban
CNN - June 5, 2014

Within days of his disappearance, says Buetow, teams monitoring radio chatter and cell phone communications intercepted an alarming message: The American is in Yahya Khel (a village two miles away). He's looking for someone who speaks English so he can talk to the Taliban....[view article]

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Rubio: Obama ‘Believes He’s Become A Monarch Or An Emperor’
The Daily Caller - June 4, 2014

Florida Senator Marco Rubio savaged President Obama for his failure to notify Congress about the release of five Taliban prisoners from Guantanamo Bay as the law requires, claiming the president "believes somehow he's become a monarch or an emperor."...[view article]

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NSA Use of Facial Recognition Stays Within Legal Boundary
Bloomberg - June 3, 2014

The U.S. National Security Agency complies with legal restrictions when it comes to using facial-recognition technology on citizens, according to the agency’s new director....[view article]

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McCain: Administration Lying About Bergdahl Negotiation
Bloomberg - June 3, 2014

McCain said that National Security Advisor Susan Rice's assertion that Congress was notified of the exchange was "just false." He further informed Van Susteren that claims "that we didn't do the negotiation with the Taliban, that Qatar did" were also untrue, and "of course, the United States of America was doing [the negotiations]."    ...[view article]

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‘Icy Reception’ for Obama from West Pointers During Speech
CNN - May 28, 2014

West Pointers are not fooled. Obama’s “philosophical” speech to the 2014 graduates West Point about a new direction for America’s foreign policy was “not a great” speech for that audience, said CNN anchor Jim Clancy on Wednesday....[view article]

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Nat'l motto on money OK, says court
OneNewsNow.com - May 28, 2014

American Christians don't have to abandon their religious heritage just because atheists are repulsed by it. That's the gist of a federal appeals court ruling handed down today....[view article]

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House votes to shut down NSA phone-snooping
Washington Times - May 23, 2014

In an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote that would have been unthinkable just a few months ago, the House on Thursday approved a bill to cancel the government's bulk-data collection programs, including the NSA's phone-records snooping....[view article]

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Senate gives preliminary OK to Obama judge pick who wrote drone memo
Fox News - May 22, 2014

A contentious federal appeals court nominee narrowly cleared a key Senate hurdle on Wednesday, as the administration tried to ease concerns about the candidate's role in crafting the legal rationale for using drones to kill American terrorist suspects abroad....[view article]

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FBI chief: ‘Be suspicious’ of government power
The Hill - May 21, 2014

The head of the FBI says he understands why people worry about the scope of the government's powers, and in fact, he agrees with them....[view article]

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Judicial Watch Obtains New Documents Showing IRS Targeting Came Directly From Washington D.C.
Judicial Watch - May 15, 2014

Judicial Watch today released a new batch of Internal Revenue Service (IRS) documents revealing that its handling of Tea Party applications was directed out of the agency's headquarters in Washington, DC....[view article]

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Should We Be Building Warships For Russia?
- May 13, 2014

French President Francois Hollande says that for now, France intends to go through with a deal to build two warships for the Russian navy. The first of the Mistral-class assault vessels is supposed to be delivered in October....[view article]

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Google Must Honor Requests to Delete Some Links, E.U. Court Says
The New York Times - May 13, 2014

The highest court in the European Union decided on Tuesday that Google must grant users of its search engine a right to delete links about themselves in some cases, including links to legal records....[view article]

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Glenn Greenwald: how the NSA tampers with US-made internet routers
Guardian - May 13, 2014

The NSA has been covertly implanting interception tools in US servers heading overseas - even though the US government has warned against using Chinese technology for the same reasons, says Glenn Greenwald, in an extract from his new book about the Snowden affair, No Place to Hide...[view article]

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Show Us the Drone Memos
The New York Times - May 12, 2014

I believe that killing an American citizen without a trial is an extraordinary concept and deserves serious debate. I can't imagine appointing someone to the federal bench, one level below the Supreme Court, without fully understanding that person's views concerning the extrajudicial killing of American citizens....[view article]

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ADF: Students' free-speech rights just got better in VA
OneNewsNow.com - May 9, 2014

There's another free-speech success story on a college campus that challenged so-called "free speech zones."...[view article]

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Obama court nominee wrote memos justifying drone strikes on U.S. citizens
Washington Times - May 9, 2014

Harvard Law School scholar David Barron is an Obama administration nominee for a federal appeals court. He is also the author of government memos that make legal justifications for killing U.S. citizens overseas with drone strikes, which is why his selection to the U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals has been delayed....[view article]

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Report finds one federal layoff from sequester
- May 9, 2014

A new government report has found that last year's sequester led to only one federal layoff, a conclusion that Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) said Wednesday was an outrage....[view article]

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In Showdown With Lerner, House Imprisonment Not Out of the Question
Roll Call - May 8, 2014

Former tax official Lois Lerner's confrontation with Congress over a potential contempt citation may get emphatically more dramatic, depending on how far back into congressional history House Republicans want to reach....[view article]

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House votes to hold Lerner in contempt of Congress
Fox News - May 8, 2014

The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to hold former IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress for refusing to testify about the agency’s targeting of conservative groups....[view article]

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Dems open door to participating in Benghazi probe
AP - Associated Press - May 6, 2014

House Democrats are opening the door to participating in a select committee investigation of Benghazi. They are insisting, however, that they are represented equally with Republicans....[view article]

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U.S. State Department 'partner' of fair features "Mein Kampf" and other anti-semetic literature
Israel Today - May 5, 2014

The US State Department is listed as a "cultural partner" of the 24th Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, which reportedly features a number of anti-Semitic publications. Books in English and Arabic listed on display at the Fair include Holocaust denial, Henry Ford's "The International Jew" and Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf."...[view article]

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No-warrant cellphone searches before Supreme Court
AP - Associated Press - April 30, 2014

The Supreme Court is considering whether police may search cellphones found on people they arrest without first getting a warrant....[view article]

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Justices split on whether police can search cellphones during arrests
LA Times - April 30, 2014

Confronting a right-to-privacy question in the new world of smartphones, the Supreme Court justices sounded closely split Tuesday on whether police officers should be free to search through the phone of any person who is arrested....[view article]

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Face-recognition software: Is this the end of anonymity for all of us?
The Independant - April 24, 2014

From 2008 to 2010, as Edward Snowden has revealed, the National Security Agency (NSA) collaborated with the British Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) to intercept the webcam footage of 1.8 million Yahoo users....[view article]

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SCOTUS ruling on affirmative action affirms states' rights
OneNewsNow.com - April 23, 2014

Conservative groups are pleased that the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling yesterday they feel puts the country on a path to ending race-based preferences in college admission decisions....[view article]

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Delinquent IRS employees paid bonuses by the agency
CNN - April 23, 2014

The IRS was in damage control mode Tuesday after an audit revealed that it paid bonuses to employees who were in trouble over tax issues themselves....[view article]

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Sonia Sotomayor: Court’s right wing ‘out of touch with reality’
NBC News - April 23, 2014

Simmering tensions over the high court's approach to race burst into the open Tuesday morning when Sotomayor, reading from her dissent in an affirmative action case, mounted a full-scale assault on the right wing of the court, calling her conservative colleagues "out of touch with reality."...[view article]

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Department of Justice Vows to Protect Mt. Soledad Cross and War Memorial in California
ChristianPost.com - April 18, 2014

Lawyers for the Department of Justice recently announced that they are willing to legally defend the long-debated, giant cross atop a war memorial in Southern California, saying they find the cross to be an "appropriate" structure and not a violation of the separation of church and state....[view article]

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Louisiana Gets it RIGHT: Louisiana Upholds Anti-Sodomy Law
Time - April 16, 2014

Louisiana voted in favor of preserving an "unconstitutional" [but righteous] anti-sodomy law, saying it protects minors from assault and upholds morality [and does not condone sin.]  ...[view article]

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Operation Desert Tortoise: It's not over
Daily Jot - April 16, 2014

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid told KRNV News 4 that the showdown between a Nevada rancher and the federal government is "not over." He said, "We can't have an American people that violate the law and then just walk away from it. So it's not over." WorldNetDaily reports that former Sheriff Richard Mack, executive director of the Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association says his government sources claim that the weekend retreat...[view article]

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Fed-Up Eric Holder Rips Congress: ‘Unprecedented, Unwarranted, Ugly and Divisive’
ABC News - April 10, 2014

Mr. Holder's words are indeed divisive. Please watch the video from ABC News and pray for Mr. Holder....[view article]

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US appeals court upholds new Texas abortion rules
Fox News - March 28, 2014

Great news for the yet to be born children!...[view article]

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Accused of Spying on Congress, CIA Director Tap Dances
National Journal - March 12, 2014

CIA Director John Brennan denied credible allegations of spying on Congress—a federal crime—leveled by Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein with a classic Washington evasion. “We wouldn’t do that,” Brennan said during an appearance before the Council on Foreign Relations. “That’s just beyond the scope of reason in terms of what we would do.”...[view article]

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Snowden accuses Senate intelligence chair of hypocrisy over CIA disclosures
Guardian - March 11, 2014

Edward Snowden accused the chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee of double standards on Tuesday, pointing out that her outrage at evidence her staff were spied on by the CIA was not matched by concern about widespread surveillance of ordinary citizens....[view article]

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Bill to Make the Fine $0 for Violating the Individual Mandate Passes by 90 Votes
Weekly Standard - March 6, 2014

The House of Representatives passed legislation Wednesday afternoon to make the fine/“tax” for violating Obamacare’s individual mandate $0 for this year, and it did so by the wide margin of 90 votes (250 to 160).  That’s 83 more than the 7-vote margin (219 to 212) by which Obamacare passed the House four Marches ago....[view article]

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How Republicans Won the Fight Over Abortion (Infant Murder) in Texas
National Journal - March 6, 2014

Tough state restrictions will likely have the state down to its final six abortion clinics by September....[view article]

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Issa Walks Out Of IRS Scandal Hearing
CBSNews.com - March 5, 2014

A House hearing on the IRS targeting of conservative groups erupted into an argument between Rep. Elijah Cummings and House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa just moments after former IRS official Lois Lerner invoked her Fifth Amendment right not to testify in regards to her role in the tax scrutiny scandal....[view article]

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Drought leaves California farmers choosing which crops get water and which wither
Fox News - February 27, 2014

A federal agency's recent announcement that the California's Central Valley will get zero percent water allocation this year was devastating for farmers already dealing with the worst drought seen in decades....[view article]

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Google ordered to remove anti-Islamic film from YouTube
Reuters - February 26, 2014

A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday ordered Google Inc to remove from its YouTube video-sharing website an anti-Islamic film that had sparked protests across the Muslim world....[view article]

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Holder gives nod to state AGs to drop defense of gay marriage bans amid court challenges
Fox News - February 25, 2014

Homosexual advocate Eric Holder has given the nod to his state counterparts that they do not have to defend laws they consider discriminatory -- effectively giving the green light for states to stop defending bans on gay marriage and the U.S. Constitutional laws....[view article]

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Black Pastors: Impeach Holder
CNS News - February 25, 2014

A coalition of black pastors announced on Tuesday at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. that they are launching a campaign to gather one million signatures on a petition calling for the impeachment of Attorney General Eric Holder for violating his oath of office by trying "to coerce states to fall in line with the same-sex 'marriage' agenda."...[view article]

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Homosexuals in uproar over Arizona 'religious freedom' bill
LA Times - February 24, 2014

Say a gay couple in Phoenix walks into a bakery to order their wedding cake. The baker refuses to take their order because of his deeply held religious beliefs. Under a measure that passed the Arizona Legislature this week, the baker would have greater protection to invoke religion to shield himself from a discrimination lawsuit. ...[view article]

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DHS cancels plan to collect license plate data
Fox News - February 20, 2014

A plan by the Department of Homeland Security to establish a national license-plate recognition database to collect information from commercial and law enforcement tag readers has been abruptly canceled after concerns were raised over privacy and how the data might be scrutinized....[view article]

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Congressional hearing focuses on global persecution of Christians
OneNewsNow.com - February 12, 2014

The author of "The Global War on Christians" says estimates of the number of Christians being killed for their faith range from the hundreds to 100,000 per year....[view article]

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Ohio National Guard Training Envisions Right-Wing Terrorism
Media Tracker - February 11, 2014

Documents from an Ohio National Guard (ONG) training drill conducted last January reveal the details of a mock disaster where Second Amendment supporters with "anti-government" opinions were portrayed as domestic terrorists....[view article]

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Admin Pot Policy Dazed, Confusing to Many
ABC News - February 6, 2014

The White House-run Office of National Drug Control Policy considers marijuana a dangerous and harmful drug. And the Drug Enforcement Administration labels it a top-tier illegal drug under federal law. But President Barack Obama, an acknowledged pot smoker in his younger days, recently told The New Yorker magazine that he doesn't see marijuana as any more dangerous than alcohol......[view article]

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U.S. Postal Service Announces Giant Ammo Purchase
INFO Wars - February 6, 2014

The U.S. Postal Service is currently seeking companies that can provide "assorted small arms ammunition" in the near future....[view article]

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Obama's IRS 'Confusion'
Wall Street Journal - February 6, 2014

House committees are still digging into the IRS political targeting scandal, and based on a hearing Wednesday there's more to learn. The day produced more evidence blowing apart President ...[view article]

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VIDEO: Do you know why?
YouTube.com - January 31, 2014

Please pray that justice is served for those who lost their lives....[view article]

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White House Deletes Blog Post Warning Against Marijuana Legalization
Weekly Standard - January 29, 2014

Monday morning, the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) blog at Whitehouse.gov published an entry titled: "Support for National Association of School Nurses' [NASN] Position on the Legalization of Marijuana." However, the original link for the post is now meet with a "Sorry, the page you're looking for can't be found" message, and the most recent post on the ONDCP blog is dated January 20....[view article]

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EXCERPTS: House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers Delivers the Republican Address to the Nation
- January 29, 2014

Tonight, House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) will deliver the Republican Address to the Nation following the State of the Union....[view article]

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Court rejects secrecy for food stamp numbers
- January 29, 2014

A federal appeals court has rejected the Obama Administration's attempt to keep secret the government's data on how much individual retailers take in from the food stamp program....[view article]

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Snowden docs reveal British spies snooped on YouTube and Facebook
NBC News - January 28, 2014

The British government can tap into the cables carrying the world's web traffic at will and spy on what people are doing on some of the world's most popular social media sites, including YouTube, all without the knowledge or consent of the companies....[view article]

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North Dakota Cow Thief Is First American Arrested, Jailed With Drone’s Help
- January 28, 2014

Look, up in the sky! It’s a bird, it’s a plane — it’s a Predator drone finding you because you wouldn’t give your neighbor his cows back after they wandered onto your property....[view article]

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Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act remains National Right to Life's top legislative priority
National Right to Life - January 16, 2014

When the Supreme Court declined yesterday to review a lower court decision that a 2012 Arizona law that bans abortion after 18 weeks fetal age is unconstitutional, National Right to Life immediately posted two stories explaining that the High Court's decision did not affect NRLC model law protecting pain-capable unborn children....[view article]

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Supreme Court: Arizona Can’t Enforce Ban on Abortions After 20 Weeks
LifeNews.com - January 14, 2014

The Supreme Court issued a ruling today saying the state of Arizona can't enforce its law to ban abortions after five months of pregnancy....[view article]

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Justices skeptical of Obama’s recess appointment claim
Washington Times - January 13, 2014

Supreme Court justices took a dim view Monday of President Obama's claim of almost unlimited powers to appoint top government officials, saying he appeared to be breaking with the founders' vision of separation of powers between the branches of government when he tried an end-run around the Senate in 2012....[view article]

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Obama’s use of executive power faces reckoning at Supreme Court
The Hill - January 13, 2014

Nothing less than the boundaries of executive power are at stake Monday, as the Supreme Court considers whether Obama violated the Constitution during his first term....[view article]

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Typos online aren't just a hassle,they're a hazard
PC World - December 23, 2013

More than a decade after typosquatting became an Internet hazard, criminals and opportunists are still abusing misspelled domains on a scale that is leaving users and businesses out of pocket, consultancy High-Tech Bridge has found....[view article]

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Record High in U.S. Say Big Government Greatest Threat
Gallup.com - December 19, 2013

Seventy-two percent of Americans say big government is a greater threat to the U.S. in the future than is big business or big labor, a record high in the nearly 50-year history of this question. The prior high for big government was 65% in 1999 and 2000. Big government has always topped big business and big labor, including in the initial asking in 1965, but just 35% named it at that time....[view article]

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US court orders Iran to pay $9 million to families of 1997 Jerusalem terror attack victims
Jerusalem Post - December 4, 2013

NGO wins 1st potential seizure of Iranian funds in US; Actual transfer of funds could still be blocked by appeal and the current diplomatic process....[view article]

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D.C. cops go ‘nuclear’ with traffic cameras
Washington Times - November 25, 2013

A drivers' advocacy group is decrying the latest expansion of the District's automated traffic enforcement program....[view article]

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House Speaker applauded for ditching Senate's 'immigration reform' bill
OneNewsNow.com - November 18, 2013

A pro-immigration reform organization is praising U.S. House Speaker John Boehner for effectively ending any chance of amnesty legislation passing this year....[view article]

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Got ObamaCare? Too bad for you
New York Post - November 13, 2013

Uncle Sam will spend $2.6 trillion on ObamaCare over the next 10 years, according to the Congressional Budget Office. What's remarkable is how few people this will leave better off....[view article]

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The Verge on NSA
- November 13, 2013

The edge of the abyss: exposing the NSA's all-seeing machine...[view article]

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Intelligence agency seeks facial recognition upgrade
USA TODAY - November 12, 2013

The U.S. intelligence community is pushing a leap forward in facial recognition software that will enable it to determine better the identity of people through a variety of photographs, video and other images....[view article]

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NSA Monitors Financial World
Spiegel Online - November 4, 2013

The NSA monitors banks and credit card transactions -- sometimes in apparent violation of national laws and global regulations. The European SWIFT financial transaction network is being tapped on different levels, internal documents from the US spy agency show....[view article]

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GOP: IRS picks Obamacare over regular taxpayers
- October 24, 2013

The IRS said this week it is delaying the start of the tax filing season, leading Republicans to argue that the agency is putting its focus on implementing Obamacare at the expense of helping average taxpayers....[view article]

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ObamaCare 2016: Happy Yet?
Wall Street Journal - October 24, 2013

Three years after the disastrous launch of the Affordable Care Act, most of the website troubles finally have been ironed out.... But Americans are irate anyway—because now they're seeing the health-care law's destructive effect on the fundamental nature of the way their care is delivered. We told you so......[view article]

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Ineptness of Obama leaves America staggering
Washington Times - October 24, 2013

That was America standing behind President Obama in the Rose Garden this week as he stammered, and droned on and on, trying to explain away the epic disaster that Obamacare has become even before it has begun....[view article]

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Canto Demands Obama Quit Mocking Congress
The Washington Post - October 9, 2013

Obama has led us here by continually thwarting the will of Congress and dismissing its role in our constitutional republic. This must end....[view article]

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This Shutdown Is Just Democracy At Work
- October 3, 2013

Conventional wisdom in Washington is that our nation's government was shut down by a group of uncompromising tea party extremists. While this is demonstrably untrue - the House of Representatives has now compromised on its position twice while Senate Democrats have refused to budge an inch - it masks a more important debate. That debate is over what type of democracy we want to live in: A real one or one on auto-pilot....[view article]

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Doves and peaceniks no more
Washington Times - October 3, 2013

Democrats, who have long posed as the party of peaceniks and doves, have been anything but during the great rhetorical war of 2013. In fact, the party of George McGovern and Jimmy Carter has been mad as hell as of late, leading an offensive of bombastic insults and rhetorical bullying that has dominated the government shutdown. It's a perfect storm, with Democrats leading the pace....[view article]

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NSA: Social network searches, but no dossiers
AP - Associated Press - October 2, 2013

The director of the National Security Agency says the agency collects data from social networks and other private databases to hunt terror suspects but is not using the information to build dossiers, or personal files, on Americans....[view article]

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‘In God We Trust’ Prevails in a Tennessee County
The Free Beacon - October 1, 2013

Several signs declaring "In God We Trust" have been installed in public buildings in Anderson County, Tenn., after a contentious, eight-month process, and plans to extend the initiative to neighboring counties are underway....[view article]

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N.S.A. Gathers Data on Social Connections of U.S. Citizens
- September 30, 2013

Since 2010, the National Security Agency has been exploiting its huge collections of data to create sophisticated graphs of some Americans’ social connections that can identify their associates, their locations at certain times, their traveling companions and other personal information, according to newly disclosed documents and interviews with officials....[view article]

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Issa to Propose Bill to Force Obama Officials into Obamacare Exchanges
Breitbart - September 30, 2013

On Monday afternoon, after the Democratic Senate rejected a Republican House bill that would have continued to fund the government and would have delayed the implementation of Obamacare by one year, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) said that the House would attempt to pass a bill requiring all Obama administration officials to sign up for Obamacare. Currently, Obama administration officials are not subject to the health care exchanges that they insist Americans pay for federally. Congress members are forced to join...[view article]

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REVEALED: The GOP’s NEW plan to repeal, replace Obamacare
- September 18, 2013

The Republican Study Committee in the House of Representatives will unveil a healthcare bill Wednesday that would replace Obamacare....[view article]

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U.S. Spy Report Sparks Outrage as Brazil and Mexico Seek Answers
Bloomberg - September 3, 2013

Brazilian officials are voicing outrage and along with Mexico demand the U.S. explain why it allegedly intercepted the phone calls and e-mails of their presidents as part of an anti-terror surveillance program....[view article]

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Hasan Sentenced to Death for Fort Hood Shooting
Breitbart - August 28, 2013

A military jury sentenced Maj. Nidal Hasan to death on Wednesday for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, giving the Army psychiatrist what he believed would be a path to martyrdom in the attack on unarmed fellow soldiers....[view article]

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Court orders administration to follow nuclear waste law
The Washington Post - August 22, 2013

Nowadays the federal government leavens its usual quotient of incompetence with large dollops of illegality. This is eliciting robust judicial rebukes, as when, last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia instructed the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to stop "flouting the law." Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh said: "It is no overstatement to say that our constitutional system of separation of powers would be significantly altered if we were to allow executive and independent agencies to disregard...[view article]

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San Antonio is planning to enact discriminatory regulations that would lay the foundation for litigation against persons with Biblical values
- August 14, 2013

The City Council of San Antonio, led by Councilman Diego Bernal and supported by Mayor Julian Castro, is planning to enact discriminatory regulations that would lay the foundation for litigation against any person or business with Biblical values. For the first time in the history of this historic, family-oriented city, “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” would be added to the discrimination code in the city. The most sensational portion of the original version of the proposed ordinance was the portion that...[view article]

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Stop-and-Frisk Practice Violated Rights, Judge Rules
The New York Times - August 12, 2013

In a repudiation of a major element in the Bloomberg administration's crime-fighting legacy, a federal judge has found that the stop-and-frisk tactics of the New York Police Department violated the constitutional rights of minorities in New York, and called for a federal monitor to oversee broad reforms....[view article]

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Remarks on the Middle East Peace Process Talks
U.S. State Department - July 31, 2013

I'm delighted to stand here - I think it's still morning - it is still - with Minister Tzipi Livni and Dr. Saeb Erekat, both of whom I've had the privilege of knowing for some period of time and enjoyed working with for all of it....[view article]

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Holder’s DOJ labeled 'locus of evil' in administration’s application of law
OneNewsNow.com - July 29, 2013

Attorney General Eric Holder is getting roundly criticized for disrespecting a recent Supreme Court decision in announcing plans to require Texas to get permission from the feds before making changes to voting laws....[view article]

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Holder’s DOJ labeled 'locus of evil' in administration’s application of law
OneNewsNow.com - July 29, 2013

Attorney General Eric Holder is getting roundly criticized for disrespecting a recent Supreme Court decision in announcing plans to require Texas to get permission from the feds before making changes to voting laws....[view article]

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House rejects bid to curb spy agency data collection
- July 25, 2013

A U.S. spy program that sweeps up vast amounts of electronic communications survived a legislative challenge in the House of Representatives on Wednesday, the first attempt to curb the data gathering since former NSA contractor Edward Snowden revealed details of its scope....[view article]

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The NSA's New Spy Facilities are 7 Times Bigger Than the Pentagon
- July 25, 2013

He works at one of the three-letter intelligence agencies and oversees construction of a $1.2 billion surveillance data center in Utah that is 15 times the size of MetLife Stadium, home to the New York Giants and Jets. Long Island native Harvey Davis, a top National Security Agency official, needs that commanding presence....[view article]

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NTSB calls for wireless technology to let all vehicles 'talk' to each other
NBC News - July 24, 2013

Federal safety authorities Tuesday called for all U.S. cars, trucks and buses to come equipped with technology that would allow them to "talk" to one another to help avoid accidents....[view article]

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The Insiders: Democrats are trying to suppress the confusion and hide the cost of ObamaCare
The Washington Post - July 2, 2013

I don't know if Members of Congress will be hearing about it in town hall gatherings and other meetings back home over the Fourth of July recess, but the rolling thunder of the approaching ObamaCare train can be heard in the distance....[view article]

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Effort to oust Eric Holder picks up steam
- June 20, 2013

The House Republican effort to oust Attorney General Eric Holder has attracted a significant amount of momentum this month....[view article]

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AP CEO Says Government Sources Won’t Talk After Justice Department Probe
- June 19, 2013

The CEO of the Associated Press told an audience Wednesday that the Department of Justice has succeeded in muzzling government employees from talking to AP reporters in the weeks since the seizure of AP phone records was revealed....[view article]

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Federal agents hunted for Snowden in days before NSA programs went public
Reuters - June 13, 2013

U.S. government investigators began an urgent search for Edward Snowden several days before the first media reports were published on the government's secret surveillance programs, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....[view article]

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House panel backs bill to ban later-term abortions
AP - Associated Press - June 12, 2013

The House is girding for another wrenching debate on abortion after a House panel on Wednesday approved legislation that would ban almost all abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy....[view article]

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The people behind some of the major Supreme Court cases of 2013
NBC News - June 11, 2013

The Supreme Court began to hand down rulings last Monday, and will continue to do so this month, issuing decisions on a variety of hot-button issues -- ranging from the 1965 Voting Rights Act to whether a company can patent a human gene....[view article]

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Edward Snowden: the whistleblower behind the NSA surveillance revelations
Guardian - June 10, 2013

The individual responsible for one of the most significant leaks in US political history is Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old former technical assistant for the CIA and current employee of the defence contractor Booz Allen Hamilton. Snowden has been working at the National Security Agency for the last four years as an employee of various outside contractors, including Booz Allen and Dell....[view article]

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Dept. of Homeland Security: Laptops, Phones Can Be Searched Based on Hunches
CBSNews.com - June 6, 2013

U.S. border agents should continue to be allowed to search a traveler’s laptop, cellphone or other electronic device and keep copies of any data on them based on no more than a hunch, according to an internal Homeland Security Department study. It contends limiting such searches would prevent the U.S. from detecting child pornographers or terrorists and expose the government to lawsuits....[view article]

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They Weren’t ‘Rogue’ Agents
National Review Online - June 6, 2013

IRS employees say that it's impossible the targeting operation was confined to Cincinnati....[view article]

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House rebukes Obama, challenges deportation policy
Washington Times - June 6, 2013

The House voted Thursday to overturn all of President Obama's non-deportation policies, in a vote freighted with meaning as Congress warily eyes a broader immigration debate later over the next few months....[view article]

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Supreme Court: DNA Samples Can Be Taken From Arrestees Without Warrant
Huffington Post - June 4, 2013

A sharply divided Supreme Court on Monday cleared the way for police to take a DNA swab from anyone they arrest for a serious crime, endorsing a practice now followed by more than half the states as well as the federal government....[view article]

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Congressman: Obama is letting China steal U.S. military secrets
Foreign Policy - June 4, 2013

A formerly obscure naval exercise involving China and the United States is coming under increased scrutiny ahead of President Barack Obama's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday....[view article]

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Obamacare nullification bill on SC Senate agenda
- June 4, 2013

South Carolina this week could become the first state in the country to restrict the enactment of Obamacare since the U.S. Supreme Court upheld that law last year. Read more here: http://www.thestate.com/2013/06/03/2800482/obamacare-nullification-bill-on.html#storylink=cpy...[view article]

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Watchdog: IRS enjoy luxury rooms at conference
AP - Associated Press - June 4, 2013

Already under siege, the IRS was cited by a government watchdog for a $4.1 million training conference featuring luxury rooms and free drinks, even as conservative figures told Congress Tuesday they had been abused for years while seeking tax-exempt status....[view article]

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We Must Stop Killer Robots Before It's Too Late
Real Clear Politics - June 4, 2013

The topic of killer robots was drawn back into the public sphere last week with the widely publicised call for a moratorium on the development and use of “lethal autonomous robotics” by a top UN human rights expert; and inevitably, this conjured up some familiar concerns....[view article]

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IRS woes grow with report of conference spending
AP - Associated Press - June 3, 2013

The Internal Revenue Service, already under fire after officials disclosed that the agency targeted conservative groups, faces increased scrutiny because of an inspector general's report that it spent about $50 million to hold at least 220 conferences for employees between 2010 and 2012....[view article]

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Chris Christie's Lautenberg Dilemma Is 2013-as-2016 All Over Again
- June 3, 2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie can name a successor for Frank Lautenberg, who died at the age of 89 on Monday, becoming the 299th Senator to pass away in office. But it's yet another moment when what's good for Christie in 2013 might not be good for him in 2016. Christie, after all, is a Republican running a state that voted for President Obama by almost 18 points....[view article]

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Supreme Court: Police can take DNA swabs from arrestees
My Way News - June 3, 2013

A sharply divided Supreme Court on Monday said police can routinely take DNA from people they arrest, equating a DNA cheek swab to other common jailhouse procedures like fingerprinting....[view article]

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IRS: Cheapest Obamacare Plan Will Be $20,000 Per Family
- June 3, 2013

In a final regulation issued Wednesday, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) assumed that under Obamacare the cheapest health insurance plan available in 2016 for a family will cost $20,000 for the year....[view article]

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Holder to Meet with Bureau Chiefs on changes to guidelines for media subpoenas
POLITICO.com - May 29, 2013

The Justice Department began contacting D.C. bureau chiefs of major print and broadcast news organizations yesterday to set up a meeting with Attorney General Eric Holder to discuss changes to the department’s guidelines for subpoenas to news organizations. A source close to Holder said that in retrospect, he regrets the breadth and wording of the investigation involving Fox’s James Rosen (which Holder approved), and recognizes that the subpoena for AP records (Holder had recused...[view article]

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Politics-Gov't What Congress can do to repeal ObamaCare
OneNewsNow.com - May 29, 2013

Though one congresswoman says the best chance at repealing ObamaCare is after the 2014 election, opponents of the healthcare law don't have to sit and wait until then....[view article]

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IRS higher-ups requested info on conservative groups, letters show
NBC News - May 29, 2013

Jay Sekulow, an attorney representing 27 conservative political advocacy organizations that applied to the Internal Revenue Service for tax-exempt status, provided some of the letters to NBC News. He said the groups' contacts with the IRS prove that the practices went beyond a few "front line" employees in the Cincinnati office, as the IRS has maintained....[view article]

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Conservative Leaders Demand Compensation for IRS Discrimination Against Tea Party
Christian Newswire - May 23, 2013

Speaker John Boehner, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, and the members of the House and Senate Republican Conferences, the signatories on the letter urge Republicans to promptly draft legislation and hold the hearings necessary to pass a bill that will authorize the reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses incurred by the targets of IRS political discrimination, and that will specifically authorize those targeted organizations and individuals to seek monetary damages for injuries they suffered as a result of IRS political targeting and...[view article]

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Top IRS official to invoke Fifth Amendment, decline to testify at House hearing
Fox News - May 22, 2013

Lois Lerner, the director of the IRS division that singled out conservative groups, is expected to invoke the Fifth Amendment Wednesday when she appears before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Fox News has learned....[view article]

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The Danger and Rampant Corruption of Traffic Light Cameras
- May 22, 2013

The rule change was followed by engineers, both from FDOT and local municipalities, collaborating to shorten the length of yellow lights at key intersections, specifically those with red light cameras (RLCs)....[view article]

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He’s No Nixon
Weekly Standard - May 21, 2013

The thoughtful Carl Cannon has written a piece, "Richard Milhous Obama," concluding that our current president has more in common with our 37th than President Obama's partisans would like to acknowledge. The estimable Victor Davis Hansen has weighed in, defending against liberal dissents the proposition that "Nixon Is a Fair Comparison" with Obama....[view article]

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IRS targeted groups that criticized the government, IG report says
The Washington Post - May 13, 2013

IRS applied a new political test to groups that applied for tax-exempt status as "social welfare" groups, the document says. On Jan. 15, 2012 the agency decided to target "political action type organizations involved in limiting/expanding Government, educating on the Constitution and Bill of Rights, social economic reform movement.," according to the appendix in the IG report, which was requested by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and has yet to be released....[view article]

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Jim Inhofe mulls 'I-word' after Benghazi
POLITICO.com - May 13, 2013

Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) said the fatal attacks on American diplomats in Benghazi could lead to President Barack Obama's impeachment during a radio interview Friday....[view article]

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GAO Now Investigating DHS Ammo Purchases
US News & World Report - April 30, 2013

The Government Accountability Office tells Whispers it is now investigating large ammunition purchases made by the Department of Homeland Security. Chuck Young, a spokesman for GAO, says the investigation of the purchases is "just getting...[view article]

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Judge skeptical of Obama in executive privilege fight
POLITICO.com - April 25, 2013

A federal judge gave a skeptical reception Wednesday to the Obama administration's arguments that the courts should stay out of the dispute over the Justice Department's refusal to turn over some Operation Fast and Furious-related documents to a House committee....[view article]

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Margaret Thatcher: Queen leads mourners at funeral
BBC - April 18, 2013

The Queen has led mourners in St Paul's Cathedral at the funeral of Baroness Thatcher, Britain's longest serving prime minister of modern times....[view article]

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South Korea cyberattacks this week hold lessons for U.S.
PC World - April 3, 2013

U.S companies and government agencies can learn from the large-scale disruptions that have simultaneously hit several banks and media outlets in South Korea in the last 24 hours. ...[view article]

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Big Sis Ignores Congressman’s Demand For Briefing on Bullet Buys
INFO Wars - March 28, 2013

Janet Napolitano has ignored a letter written by New Jersey Congressman Leonard Lance calling for the Department of Homeland Security chief to attend a congressional briefing and provide an explanation as to why the DHS has committed to purchasing more than 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition over the last year....[view article]

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A 50-Point Swing Against Targeted Drone Killings of U.S. Citizens
- March 25, 2013

A year ago, as the presidential race was taking shape, The Washington Post's pollster asked voters whether they favored the use of drones to kill terrorists or terror suspects if they were "American citizens living in other countries." The net rating at the time was positive: 65 percent for, 26 percent against....[view article]

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How to Undo the Obama Presidency by Blocking Judges
Weigel - March 25, 2013

The news broke late on Friday, and it didn't even come up on the Sunday shows. Caitlin Halligan, the former New York solicitor general, withdrew as a nominee for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. The casus belli for a Republican filibuster was Halligan's work for New York on a gun rights case. The NRA opposed her; the NRA usually gets what it wants in cases like these....[view article]

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Assault weapons ban dropped from Senate gun control bill
Fox News - March 20, 2013

The leader of the Democrat-controlled Senate on Tuesday dropped a proposed assault weapons ban from the chamber’s gun-control package – dealing a blow to supporters of the ban, though it could still come up for a vote....[view article]

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US citing security to censor more public records, analysis finds
Fox News - March 11, 2013

The U.S. government, led by the Pentagon and CIA, censored in the name of national security files that the public requested last year under the Freedom of Information Act more often than at any time since Obama took office, according to a new analysis by The Associated Press....[view article]

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VIDEO - Krauthammer on Paul Filibuster: 'Stroke of Political Genius'
News Busters - March 7, 2013

Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer called Sen. Rand Paul's (R-Ky.) filibuster of the John Brennan nomination for CIA director Wednesday a "stroke of political genius."...[view article]

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How Twitter Helped Drive Rand Paul's Filibuster To The National Stage
Buzz Feed - March 7, 2013

"Twitter is woven through the DNA of this filibuster, taking an obscure legislative process into the public space," says Wilson....[view article]

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Court won't allow challenge to surveillance law
AP - Associated Press - February 26, 2013

A sharply-divided Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out an attempt by U.S. citizens to challenge the expansion of a surveillance law used to monitor conversations of foreign spies and terrorist suspects....[view article]

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Less Unemployment, But More Dependence
Real Clear Politics - February 20, 2013

A strange and disturbing new social pattern is unfolding before our eyes in America today: growing dependence on government handouts in the face of declining unemployment rates....[view article]

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US ready to strike back on China cyberattacks
AP - Associated Press - February 20, 2013

As public evidence mounts that the Chinese military is responsible for stealing massive amounts of U.S. government data and corporate trade secrets, the Obama administration is poised to spell out specific trade actions it may take against Beijing or any other country guilty of cyberespionage....[view article]

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Medical Excise Tax on Retail Receipts Reveals Obamacare Secret?
- February 20, 2013

After posting the story below, we discovered that Cabela's has explained the excise tax addition to receipts as a "glitch" and it does not reflect an effort by the sporting goods store to highlight the expense to business of funding Obamacare....[view article]

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More States Tell Federal Gov: Don't Touch Our Guns
Breitbart - February 19, 2013

Since early January, states around the country have been pushing back against attempts at gun banning by proposing legislation that preempts any new federal gun control acts....[view article]

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Pentagon urges delay in "devastating" $46 billion budget cuts
Reuters - February 14, 2013

The Pentagon's civilian and military leaders warned in dire terms on Tuesday that $46 billion in budget cuts due to go into effect in two weeks would erode the nation's ability to go to war and appealed to Congress to delay the reductions....[view article]

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The Coming Obamacare Recession
American Spectator - February 6, 2013

Actually, we already saw it last quarter and there'll be no escaping it this year....[view article]

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VIDEO: Sandy Hook Father at Congressional Hearing
YouTube.com - February 6, 2013

Read the Constitution and rejoice in our forefather's wisdom....[view article]

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Flash Mob Mayhem: Violent Groups Of Teens Leave NYC Businesses In Ruins
CBN News - February 6, 2013

Violent, thieving mobs have been making headlines across the country for the past few years, and now they have hit New York City....[view article]

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Justice Department memo reveals legal case for drone strikes on Americans
NBC News - February 5, 2013

A confidential Justice Department memo concludes that the U.S. government can order the killing of American citizens if they are believed to be "senior operational leaders" of al-Qaida or "an associated force" -- even if there is no intelligence indicating they are engaged in an active plot to attack the U.S....[view article]

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ATF's Milwaukee sting operation marred by mistakes, failures
Journal Sentinel - January 31, 2013

A store calling itself Fearless Distributing opened early last year on an out-of-the-way street in Milwaukee's Riverwest neighborhood, offering designer clothes, athletic shoes, jewelry and drug paraphernalia....[view article]

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The Surprising Details About Sonia Sotomayor’s College Past That You Won’t Find in Her New Book
The Blaze - January 29, 2013

Sotomayor's time at Princeton takes up much of the book, but her account of her alma mater left a lot out, especially her involvement in left-wing politics and an explicitly anti-white club. This explains a great deal to those who want to know how this person thinks....[view article]

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Obama Government Equal to Population in 1776
White House Dossier - January 24, 2013

Obama Monday invoked Thomas Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence to justify his expansive view of government, but Jefferson might be surprised to learn that the number of federal employees today is nearly equal to the entire population of the nation in 1776....[view article]

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Boehner Commits to Ten-Year Balanced Budget
National Review Online - January 23, 2013

Speaker John Boehner told House Republicans this afternoon that the GOP's upcoming budget will balance the federal books in a decade....[view article]

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Fla. Senate Panel Votes To Ban Spying With Drones
CBSNews.com - January 16, 2013

A Florida Senate panel says police should be banned from using drones to spy on citizens....[view article]

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Oregon Sheriff: Exec. Orders that Offend Constitution Will Not Be Enforced
Breitbart - January 16, 2013

We are Americans. We must not allow, nor will we tolerate, the actions of criminals, no matter how heinous the crimes, to prompt politicians to enact laws that will infringe upon the liberties of responsible citizens who have broken no laws....[view article]

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Congress has a Constitution problem — many don't understand document
Washington Times - January 15, 2013

Each of them takes an oath to defend the Constitution, but many House lawmakers either don’t understand the founding document or don’t take its precepts seriously, according to an analysis by The Washington Times that studied the constitutional backing that representatives submitted for each of the more than 3,000 bills they introduced in 2011....[view article]

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Pupil Hernandez, who refused to wear RFID, loses appeal
BBC - January 9, 2013

A Texan student who refused to wear a badge with a radio tag that tracked her movements has lost a federal court appeal against her school's ID policy....[view article]

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Governor lays out plan to eliminate gas tax, increase sales tax
- January 9, 2013

During a press conference today, Governor Bob McDonnell laid out a new plan that would eliminate the gas tax but increase the sales tax....[view article]

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Constitution Threat: Biden suggests White House could act without Congress as part of gun control plan
Fox News - January 9, 2013

Vice President Biden suggested Wednesday that the White House could take unilateral action on gun control, as he kicked off a round of meetings aimed at finding ways to curb gun violence....[view article]

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Obama names Hagel and Brennan to lead Pentagon and CIA
BBC - January 9, 2013

US President Barack Obama has named Chuck Hagel to be his next defence secretary and counter-terrorism adviser John Brennan to lead the CIA, but the nominations may not go smoothly....[view article]

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Politics-Gov't Benghazi scandal scapegoats' fake resignations exposed?
OneNewsNow.com - January 3, 2013

The notorious cover-up is getting worse as four officials allegedly responsible for security failures at the U.S. compound in Libya are still found on State Department payroll after "resignations."...[view article]

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Will White House use 'autopen' again to sign fiscal cliff bill?
The Daily Caller - January 2, 2013

The fiscal cliff bill is in Washington, but the president has flown off to Hawaii to finish his vacation. So how will he sign the must-pass, last-minute, no-time-to-spare bill?...[view article]

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Congress goes home for Christmas?
Washington Times - December 21, 2012

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday he plans to send his chamber home for Christmas and then reconvene on Dec. 27 to try to work through the "fiscal cliff" - even as House Republicans said they'll keep their troops in town to try to strike a deal....[view article]

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Border Patrol: Smugglers Use Cannon To Launch Cans Of Marijuana Into US
CBSNews.com - December 12, 2012

U.S. Border Patrol agents say smugglers have come up with yet another creative way to get drugs in the country — a cannon....[view article]

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Atheists Trying to Shut Down Congressional Prayer Caucus
CNS News - December 10, 2012

In what one Republican calls an "unprecedented" move, an atheist group is advising all newcomers to the U.S. House of Representatives to stay away from the Congressional Prayer Caucus....[view article]

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2014 Senate Picture Promising For GOP, With Right Candidates
National Journal - November 28, 2012

What a difference two years makes for Senate Republicans.  After a cycle punctuated by disappointing recruits, missed opportunities and disastrous results, the party has already started the new cycle on an impressive note, even before the new year -- and a new campaign committee chairman -- arrives....[view article]

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Supremes allow new challenge to Obamacare
WorldNetDaily - November 26, 2012

It's back to court for Obama and his advisers who are fighting for their state-run Obamacare rules and regulations....[view article]

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IRS blamed in massive South Carolina data breach
PC World - November 21, 2012

South Carolina's governor faulted an outdated Internal Revenue Service standard as a contributing factor to a massive data breach that exposed Social Security numbers of 3.8 million taxpayers plus credit card and bank account data....[view article]

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Foreign relations jeopardized
OneNewsNow.com - November 20, 2012

With the high-profile resignation of General David Petraeus and the new allegations concerning a U.S. commander in Afghanistan, some are wondering what the future looks like for the CIA....[view article]

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Senate bill rewrite lets feds read your e-mail without warrants
CNet - November 20, 2012

Proposed law scheduled for a vote next week originally increased Americans' e-mail privacy. Then law enforcement complained. Now it increases government access to e-mail and other digital files....[view article]

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Debate Over License Plate Readers Grows In Maryland
CBSNews.com - November 15, 2012

A wild chase down Interstate 95 ends with a crash. Police got on the trail of the stolen car using controversial technology increasing across Maryland....[view article]

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Fort Hood shooting victims sue government, accused shooter
Reuters - November 6, 2012

Families and victims of a mass shooting in 2009 at the Fort Hood military base in Texas filed a wrongful death suit on Monday against the U.S. government, the accused Moslem cult gunman and the estate of an alleged al Qaeda leader....[view article]

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Special Report: Benghazi may be the end of this presidency
- November 2, 2012

By Bill Wilson, KIN Senior Analyst Regardless of the outcome of the Nov. 6 election, President Barack Obama will be embroiled in the Sept. 11 murders, in Benghazi, of the U.S. Ambassador to Libya and three other Americans. This single event, if prosecuted by the appropriate authorities, has the potential to end this Administration or, at least, cripple it for the next four years if Obama remains in office. If he does not remain in office, there likely could be ongoing criminal...[view article]

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Iowa warns international observers of arrest
POLITICO.com - November 1, 2012

Iowa has joined Texas in warning international election observers of possible criminal prosecution if they violate state laws and get near polling places on Election Day....[view article]

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Court OKs warrantless use of hidden surveillance cameras
CNet - November 1, 2012

CNET has learned that U.S. District Judge William Griesbach ruled that it was reasonable for Drug Enforcement Administration agents to enter rural property without permission -- and without a warrant -- to install multiple "covert digital surveillance cameras" in hopes of uncovering evidence that 30 to 40 marijuana plants were being grown....[view article]

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Senators Again Urge Obama to Answer Key Questions about Benghazi Attack
Weekly Standard - October 31, 2012

Four senators sent a letter to the White House today, urging Obama and his advisers to answer the growing list of questions about the 9/11 attack in Benghazi, Libya, which lawmakers have posed in writing to his administration over the last month. We smell a rat....[view article]

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Sean Hannity on Benghazi Audio Tapes: “I've Heard They Are Very D...ing” (Video)
Gateway Pundit - October 31, 2012

Sean Hannity was debating liberal Juan Williams Tuesday on the Benghazi massacre. Hannity revealed this on the audio tapes of Tyrone Woods begging for air support on 9-11, "My sources tell me they're pretty damning, Juan. They're begging for help."...[view article]

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Did Democratic Congressman Moran's Son Commit Voter Fraud?
Wall Street Journal - October 25, 2012

James O'Keefe has struck again. O'Keefe is the guy who broke the big ACORN scandal with his undercover video reporting. Now, he's out with a video that may land a Congressman's son in trouble for voter fraud. Watch below as Patrick Moran, the son of Virginia Rep. Jim Moran (and the Field Director for his father's campaign), is caught on tape talking to an undercover reporter about how to allegedly cast ballots deceitfully for registered voters....[view article]

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Violent crime jumps 18 percent in 2011, first rise in nearly 20 years
Fox News - October 18, 2012

Violent crimes unexpectedly jumped 18 percent last year, the first rise in nearly 20 years, and property crimes rose for first time in a decade. But academic experts said the new government data fall short of signaling a reversal of the long decline in crime....[view article]

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Obama Funding Police Spotters on Overpasses in Two States
CNS News - October 17, 2012

Thanks to a cash infusion from the Obama administration, motorists in Connecticut and Massachusetts may see police spotters on overpasses, looking for people who are texting while driving....[view article]

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Judge agrees -- commissioners can pray
OneNewsNow.com - October 17, 2012

Wood County resident Charles Scott filed the lawsuit, claiming that displaying the national motto, "In God We Trust," and offering an invocation before meetings violates the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. But Jeff Mateer of Liberty Institute, who represented Wood County in federal court, asserts that Scott's argument was flawed....[view article]

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Wood County resident Charles Scott filed the lawsuit, claiming that displaying the national motto, "In God We Trust," and offering an invocation before meetings violates the First Amendment
New York Post - October 17, 2012

If the test of last night’s showdown is whether President Obama was more aggressive and energetic than he was in the first debate, then he wins the Comeback Kid award. But if the standard is who is more focused and better prepared to create jobs and improve the American economy in the next four years, then the winner was Mitt Romney....[view article]

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Jack Welch: I Was Right About That Strange Jobs Report
Wall Street Journal - October 11, 2012

Imagine a country where challenging the ruling authorities—questioning, say, a piece of data released by central headquarters—would result in mobs of administration sympathizers claiming you should feel "embarrassed" and labeling you a fool, or worse....[view article]

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Scalia says abortion, gay rights are easy cases
- October 11, 2012

Justice Antonin Scalia says his method of interpreting the Constitution makes some of the most hotly disputed issues that come before the Supreme Court among the easiest to resolve....[view article]

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Rep. Issa closes in on Clinton
The Hill - October 10, 2012

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) is setting his sights on his biggest political target yet: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Issa, the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, is treading more carefully than he did with his investigation of Attorney General Eric Holder and the Fast and Furious gun-tracking program, which led to a House vote placing Holder in contempt....[view article]

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China 'to reform labour camps'
Telegraph - October 9, 2012

China has given its most concrete commitment yet to reforming their controversial labour camps, which allow the regime to imprison opponents without a trial....[view article]

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Illinois appeals court rules pharmacists can refuse to dispense birth control drugs
Jurist - October 3, 2012

The Appellate Court of Illinois [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] on Thursday that the state cannot force pharmacists to fill prescriptions for emergency contraceptives if they have religious objections to these drugs. ...[view article]

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Feds ignore rules and use stimulus cash to buy Chinese solar panels
Washington Times - September 18, 2012

Government officials blame unfair competition from China for the collapse of solar panel manufacturer Solyndra, but such concerns didn't stop the federal government from breaking stimulus program rules to use Chinese solar panels atop a federal building housing the offices of a senator, congressman and several agencies....[view article]

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Family Faces Fines for Hosting Bible Study
Fox News - September 18, 2012

A Florida family is facing fines for hosting a weekly Bible study in their home - an act that city officials argue violates zoning codes. Shane and Marlen Roessiger, of Venice, Fla. are facing a $250 per day fine for hosting Friday night prayer and Bible study gatherings that are attended by as many as 10 people....[view article]

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Hezbollah operative with U.S. citizenship arrested in Mexico
Examiner.com - September 11, 2012

Mexican authorities arrested three men suspected of membership in the Iranian-backed terrorist organization, Hezbollah, including one American citizen, local media reported....[view article]

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Man indicted for shooting at conservative group
AP - Associated Press - August 23, 2012

A grand jury has indicted a Virginia man accused of shooting and wounding a security guard in the arm at the Washington headquarters of a conservative lobbying group....[view article]

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NH Sheriff Candidate Would Use Deadly Force To Stop Abortions
CBSNews.com - August 23, 2012

A man running for sheriff in New Hampshire says if he is elected, he will arrest anyone involved in an abortion in his county....[view article]

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Feds warn anarchists could blockade roads, use acid-filled eggs to protest conventions
Fox News - August 23, 2012

Federal authorities are urging law enforcement agencies across the country to watch out for signs that extremists might be planning to wreak havoc at the upcoming political conventions -- by blocking roads, shutting down transit systems and even employing what were described as acid-filled eggs....[view article]

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Court Rules Texas Can Cut Planned Parenthood Funds
AP - Associated Press - August 22, 2012

A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that Texas can cut off funding for Planned Parenthood clinics that provide health services to low-income women before a trial over a new law that bans state money from going to organizations tied to abortion providers....[view article]

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Who Does The Government Intend To Shoot?
The Daily Caller - August 21, 2012

The Social Security Administration (SSA) confirms that it is purchasing 174 thousand rounds of hollow point bullets to be delivered to 41 locations in major cities across the U.S....[view article]

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Justice Department upholds Va. voter ID law, governor says
The Washington Post - August 21, 2012

The Justice Department has signed off on Virginia's new voter ID law, Gov. Robert F. McDonnell (R) said Monday night, in a decision that clears the way for the bitterly contested measure to take effect in time for Election Day....[view article]

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OK for FBI to 'surveil' Moslems, says judge
OneNewsNow.com - August 20, 2012

A California-based attorney says a federal judge ruled according to the law in tossing out a case involving the FBI spying on Moslems....[view article]

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Judge won't stop state voter ID law
- August 15, 2012

Be ready to show your ID at the polls in November!...[view article]

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School district intimidated by Moslem group?
OneNewsNow.com - August 15, 2012

A Michigan school district that chose to sell a vacant school to a Moslem group over several other potential buyers is responding to charges of illegal conduct....[view article]

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Governor Jan Brewer Applauds Superior Court for Dismissing 'Arizona Day of Prayer' Lawsuit
Christian Newswire - August 14, 2012

Governor Jan Brewer today lauded a decision by Superior Court Judge Eileen Willett to dismiss a challenge to the constitutionality of gubernatorial proclamations designating an Arizona Day of Prayer....[view article]

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WH ripped for challenging voter ID laws
OneNewsNow.com - July 31, 2012

A leading border-enforcement advocate in Congress describes the Obama administration as a "lawless presidency."...[view article]

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6th Circuit panel sees no harm in funding sharia cult law
OneNewsNow.com - July 25, 2012

"The funding to support sharia-compliant finances, part of that is siphoned off as religious tax that goes to fund qualified Islamic -- quote, unquote -- 'charities,'" he reports. "And many of those are engaged in terrorist activities that are contrary to the United States' interests....[view article]

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Kagan's participation in ObamaCare decision may have violated judicial ethics and federal statute
LifeNews.com - July 3, 2012

Elena Kagan's decision to vote on Thursday's health care ruling may have violated judicial ethics and federal statute, legal experts say. As Solicitor General, Kagan appointed the head of the legal team that formulated the president's legal defense of the health care reform bill, signaling a possible conflict of interest. Her participation, according to liberals and conservative scholars alike, casts a pall over the outcome....[view article]

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Obama donor got $3.5M FDIC discount in failed-bank settlement
Washington Times - June 26, 2012

A billionaire Chicago family that donated and raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for  Obama got a $3.5 million discount last year for paying off early a $460 million settlement deal it agreed to in the 2001 failure of a Chicago-area bank it owned....[view article]

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Sen. Paul proposes bill protecting Americans from drone surveillance
The Hill - June 14, 2012

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Tuesday introduced the Preserving Freedom from Unwarranted Surveillance Act, which would require the government to get a warrant before using aerial drones to surveil U.S. citizens....[view article]

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Wisconsin: Another Tea Party Patriots Victory
Breitbart - June 6, 2012

The people have spoken - again. The well-funded special interests and big government overspenders have lost - again....[view article]

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SAY WHAT?: Feds to Florida: halt non-citizen voter purge
Miami Herald - June 1, 2012

Justice? Department: The Justice Department told Florida election officials that they must stop their non-citizen voters purge. Florida argues it is not violating any law. (Purge those roles!) Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/05/31/2826708/feds-demand-florida-cease-its.html#storylink=cpy...[view article]

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MS Governor Bryant advocates school prayer in speech to teens
- June 1, 2012

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has told a group of teenagers that he believes it should be possible for public schools to have some sort of nondenominational prayer to open the day....[view article]

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Taxpayer-funded gun control
Conservative Outpost - June 1, 2012

Gun rights advocates recently discovered that the gun control group Mayors Against Illegal Guns has burrowed its "gun violence prevention coordinators" (read "anti-gun lobbyists") into city payrolls from Augusta, Maine to Seattle, Washington, at taxpayer expense....[view article]

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LIVING THE GOSPEL | DEFENDING THE TRUTH
ifapray.org - May 25, 2012

Intercessors for America presents an interview hosted by Chairman of the Borad of Directors John D. Beckett with the late Charles Colson....[view article]

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House Panel Probes Pain, Abortion-to-Birth Policy in D.C.
Christian Newswire - May 17, 2012

The U.S. House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on the Constitution today will hold a hearing examining the policy of legal abortion until birth currently in effect in the nation's capital, and an NRLC-backed bill that would protect unborn children in the federal District after they have reached 20 weeks fetal age, based on their capacity to experience pain....[view article]

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U.S. has 55 daily encounters with "suspected terrorists"
Reuters - May 16, 2012

Law enforcement and homeland security personnel face an average of 55 daily encounters with "known or suspected terrorists" named on government watchlists, officials told Reuters....[view article]

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Save The National Day of Prayer
- May 15, 2012

On Thursday, May 10, 2012, just one week after a record turnout for the National Day of Prayer across the country, when millions gathered from coast to coast to unite in prayer, the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled that the governor's proclamation for a state Day of Prayer violates the Constitutions' provisions for religious liberty. The Colorado Court of Appeals also requested that a trial court decide if a governor should be prohibited from...[view article]

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FAA To Ease Rules For Police Agencies To Fly Unmanned Drones
CBSNews.com - May 15, 2012

Surveillance aircraft used by the U.S. military overseas could soon be coming to the skies above Los Angeles County....[view article]

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Boehner Demands Spending Cuts for Any Debt Limit Increase
Bloomberg - May 15, 2012

House Speaker John Boehner will call for spending cuts and other federal budget changes at least as large as any increase in the U.S. government's debt limit....[view article]

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A lesson for U.S. leaders
OneNewsNow.com - May 14, 2012

A new video asks, "Should our leaders consider whether they are worth their salary?"...[view article]

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At a Hearing, 9/11 Detainees Show Defiance
The New York Times - May 7, 2012

Khalid Shaikh Mohammed fingered his long, henna-dyed beard and stared down in silence on Saturday, pointedly ignoring a military commissions judge asking in vain whether the self-described architect of the Sept. 11 attacks understood what was being said and whether he was willing to be represented by his defense lawyers....[view article]

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Judge wants definition of 'natural born citizen'
WorldNetDaily - April 27, 2012

A federal judge has determined in a case challenging Barack Obama's eligibility for a state ballot that the meaning of the constitutional phrase "natural born citizen" is "important and not trivial."...[view article]

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Intimidation Saul Alinsky Style: Strassel: Obama Has a List
Wall Street Journal - April 27, 2012

Obama, singles you out by name. His campaign brands you a Romney donor, shames you for "betting against America," and accuses you of having a "less-than-reputable" record. The message from the man who controls the Justice Department (which can indict you - if congress has its way and he is indicted first!), the SEC (which can fine you), and the IRS (which can audit you), is clear: You made a mistake donating that money. Saul...[view article]

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House approves cybersecurity bill over Obama veto threat
The Hill - April 27, 2012

The House on Thursday approved controversial cybersecurity legislation that the Obama administration has threatened to veto. Members approved the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection (CISPA) act, H.R. 3523, in a 248-168 vote that split both parties somewhat. The bill was supported by 42 Democrats, while 28 Republicans opposed it....[view article]

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Supreme Court: Seeing Through Obama Lies and Deceptions
Washington Times - April 25, 2012

Supreme Court justices took a dim view of the Obama's claim that it can stop Arizona from enforcing immigration laws, telling government lawyers during oral argument Wednesday that the state appears to want to push federal officials, not conflict with them....[view article]

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Holder and the Third Gun
Washington Free Beacon - April 23, 2012

The Department of Justice is using the liberal “watchdog” group Media Matters for America to deflect questions about the Fast and Furious scandal, including those regarding a gun that might have been used in the murder of a U.S. Border Patrol agent....[view article]

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UN to investigate plight of US Native Americans for first time
Guardian - April 23, 2012

The UN is to conduct an investigation into the plight of US Native Americans, the first such mission in its history. The human rights inquiry led by James Anaya, the UN special rapporteur on indigenous peoples, is scheduled to begin on Monday....[view article]

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27% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction
Rasmussen Report - April 19, 2012

Twenty-seven percent (27%) of Likely U.S. Voters say the country is heading in the right direction , according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey taken the week ending Sunday, April 15. We have a 27% illiteracy problem in the U.S. regarding the state of the union....[view article]

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Maginnis: SS misbehavior intolerable
OneNewsNow.com - April 18, 2012

A national defense analyst believes the government should come down hard on anyone involved in the sex scandal that allegedly took place among Secret Service and military personnel during President Obama's recent visit to Colombia....[view article]

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Justice served to Obama
OneNewsNow.com - April 11, 2012

Eric Holder is a busy man. When President Obama's chief law enforcement officer isn't tied up selling guns to Mexican drug cartels, refusing to prosecute self-serving cases of voter intimidation, or ignoring "wanted dead or alive" bounties placed by black militants on the heads of private citizens, he's busy conspiring with pro-abortion extremists to bring the full weight of the federal government down upon innocent pro-life advocates....[view article]

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Obama in damage control over his Supreme Court remarks - He has to answer the judge!
Reuters - April 5, 2012

Obama was forced on the defensive on Wednesday as it sought to explain controversial remarks he made earlier in the week about the Supreme Court's review of his signature healthcare reform law. Marxist ideology comes with a price - exposure to real intent of heart! Legislative - Judicial - Executive - The Executive carries out "by the book" what has been deemed "legal" by the Judicial and created by the Legislative....[view article]

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Is Obama confused on separation of powers?
OneNewsNow.com - April 5, 2012

A federal appeals court judge is taking exception to a statement from Hussein Obama U.S. Supreme Court regarding the Supreme Court's role in ObamaCare.play a maximum of 80 words for the introduction....[view article]

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McConnell to Obama: Back off SCOTUS
POLITICO.com - April 5, 2012

The Republican backlash against Hussein Obama’s health care-SCOTUS remarks shows no sign of subsiding....[view article]

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Appeals court fires back at Obama's comments on health care case
CBSNews.com - April 4, 2012

(CBS News) In the escalating battle between the administration and the judiciary, a federal appeals court apparently is calling Obama's bluff. A free court will not bow to a tyrannical psuedo-bully. This is Constitutionally guaranteed--bought and paid for in American blood....[view article]

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Khalid Sheik Mohammed to face death penalty trial
The Washington Post - April 4, 2012

A senior Pentagon official on Wednesday authorized a new trial for Khalid Sheik Mohammed and four others accused of orchestrating the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, a step that restarts the most momentous terrorism case likely to be held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba....[view article]

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White House Tries to Rebrand Mandate
Washington Free Beacon - March 29, 2012

Obama is now referring to Obamacare as a "bi-partisan bill" (yeah right!) and calling the unpopular individual mandate "a Republican idea," (say what?) following three days of tough questioning by the Supreme Court....[view article]

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New Painting Released
CBN News - March 21, 2012

The artist wanted to get Americans talking about why a painting like this was done in the first place....[view article]

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ajority Wants Monitoring of Moslems
OneNewsNow.com - March 15, 2012

A New York-born author and expert on the Middle East says he agrees with a majority of voters in New York City who believe the police act appropriately in conducting surveillance of Moslems....[view article]

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'Ten Commandments judge' all about God's sovereignty
OneNewsNow.com - March 15, 2012

Former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore is one step closer to reclaiming his position. Moore was removed from office in 2003 because of his refusal to bow to a federal court order to remove from the state judicial building a two-and-a-half-ton Ten Commandments monument that he had had installed....[view article]

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Md. Gun Law Found Unconstitutional
CBSNews.com - March 5, 2012

"A citizen may not be required to offer a `good and substantial reason' why he should be permitted to exercise his rights," the judge wrote. "The right's existence is all the reason he needs." That's the Constitution in action....[view article]

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Supreme Court Afraid to Allow Freedom Watch to Appear at Oral Argument in Obamacare Case
Christian Newswire - February 28, 2012

Freedom Watch and its founder, Larry Klayman, who also founded Judicial Watch, were once again denied permission to appear at oral argument in the case of Florida v. Department of Health and Human Services, which will decide on the constitutionality of Obamacare....[view article]

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Jesse Jackson: 'It's an Honor to Be a Food Stamp President'
News Busters - February 27, 2012

"Stupid is as stupid does," said Forrest Gump. Jessee Jackson's comments goes without further comment. Read this for yourself....[view article]

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Faith and Pro-Life Organizations to 'Encircle' the Supreme Court in Prayer on the Eve of Historic Obamacare Arguments March 26-28
Christian Newswire - February 23, 2012

The groups will also lay 3,300 flowers around the court as a "prophetic witness" to the Justices, reminding them of the 3,300 children who die every day from abortion....[view article]

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A legal victory for conscience
OneNewsNow.com - February 23, 2012

A pro-family group in the state of Washington hopes the rest of the nation is taking note of Wednesday's ruling by a federal judge that pharmacists can't be forced to dispense contraceptives that violate their religious beliefs....[view article]

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Obama's Dividend Assault
Wall Street Journal - February 22, 2012

Obama's 2013 budget is the gift that keeps on giving-to government. One buried surprise is his proposal to triple the tax rate on corporate dividends, which believe it or not is higher than in his previous budgets.The plan appears to be, destroy the financial system of the United States....[view article]

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The U.N. Threat to Internet Freedom
Wall Street Journal - February 22, 2012

On Feb. 27, a diplomatic process will begin in Geneva that could result in a new treaty giving the United Nations unprecedented powers over the Internet. Dozens of countries, including Russia and China, are pushing hard to reach this goal by year's end. As Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said last June, his goal and that of his allies is to establish "international control over the Internet" through the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), a treaty-based organization under U.N. auspices....[view article]

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Obama ignores House subpoena for Solyndra documents as if he is above the law
Examiner.com - February 22, 2012

Obama and his West Wing aides ignored a subpoena of documents pertaining to the Solyndra loan guarantee even after congressional investigators met with White House officials to negotiate the scope of the subpoena, according to the House Energy and Commerce Committee....[view article]

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Fortress DC: New Capitol lockdown plan in works
Examiner.com - February 22, 2012

A new and sweeping security project to lock down gateways to the U.S. Capitol is being planned, aimed at targeting gang assaults and lone wolf attackers like the alleged al Qaeda suicide bomber FBI agents seized earlier this month....[view article]

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What Does the 'Ministerial Exception' Ruling Mean for Churches?
Christian Today - February 15, 2012

CAROL STREAM, Ill., Feb. 14, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ -- In the March/April issue of Church Law & Tax Report Richard Hammar will explain the implications of the "ministerial exception" ruling for churches, church pastors, and church employees. The United States Supreme Court ruled unanimously and the Court's nine justices affirmed on January 11, 2012, the concept of "ministerial exception," concluding the First Amendment prevents the civil courts from "interfering with the freedom of religious groups to select" their clergy....[view article]

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Messages show conflict within NRC after Japan's earthquake and tsunami
The Washington Post - February 8, 2012

The NRC e-mails reveal disagreement about how to advise the Japanese....[view article]

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More judicial activism from Ninth Circuit
OneNewsNow.com - February 8, 2012

A pro-family leader says Tuesday's decision by a panel of federal judges to invalidate California's voter-approved ban on same-sex "marriage" was an act of judicial tyranny -- and a legal group fighting for traditional marriage vows to appeal the decision all the way to the Supreme Court....[view article]

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Marines 'assault' US beaches in amphibious drill
AFP - February 7, 2012

With beach landings, 25 naval ships and an air assault, the United States and eight other countries are staging a major amphibious exercise on the US East Coast this week, fighting a fictional enemy that bears more than a passing resemblance to Iran....[view article]

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Attorney: A 'classic Washington, DC cover-up'
OneNewsNow.com - February 6, 2012

A Christian attorney and expert on terrorism says newly uncovered documents reveal that Attorney General Eric Holder wasn't truthful in the statements he made about "Operation Fast and Furious."...[view article]

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'Coming down to the wire' for NY churches
OneNewsNow.com - February 6, 2012

A conservative attorney says churches meeting in New York's public schools will soon be evicted unless state lawmakers take action in the ongoing fight....[view article]

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Congressmen 'walking the walk'
OneNewsNow.com - February 6, 2012

Eight freshman lawmakers have returned a significant portion of their unused office budgets to the U.S. Treasury -- a move that one of them says is proof that the new crop of legislators is serious about reducing the national debt....[view article]

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US closes embassy in Syria, pulls out diplomats
Fox News - February 6, 2012

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. closed its Embassy in Damascus on Monday and pulled all American diplomats out of violence-wracked Syria as the U.S. stepped up pressure on President Bashar Assad to leave power....[view article]

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Holder: No cover-up in 'Fast and Furious,' no effort to hide details of the operation
Fox News - February 2, 2012

Attorney General Eric Holder vigorously denied a "cover-up" by the Justice Department over "Operation Fast and Furious," telling a House panel investigating the botched gun-running program that he has nothing to hide and suggesting the probe is a "political" effort to embarrass the administration....[view article]

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GOP report: Justice officials were on top of Fast and Furious
Fox News - February 2, 2012

Top Department of Justice officials had extensive knowledge of and involvement in Operation Fast and Furious, claims a new report released Thursday, hours before Attorney General Eric Holder's scheduled testimony to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee....[view article]

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Senator Rand Paul Has Been Detained By The TSA At Nashville Airport
Business Insider - January 23, 2012

On his way to the Senate and a March for Life rally - On the list of stupid things the Transportation Security Administration could do for their public image: detaining Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, the politician most anxious to abolish them, is probably right near the top....[view article]

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New York Moves to Deploy Body Scanners on Street in Search for Guns
INFO Wars - January 19, 2012

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly told CBS in New York his department is looking to deploy Terahertz Imaging Detection scanners on the street in the war on "illegal guns."...[view article]

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Defending the Free Speech Rights of Pro-Life Advocates
Christian Newswire - January 19, 2012

On Friday, January 20, the Life Legal Defense Foundation (LLDF) will host the seminar, "Defending the Free Speech Rights of Pro-Life Advocates," which is an approved CLE (Continuing Legal Education) program. The goal is to prepare attorneys to protect free speech rights when attempts are made to stifle pro-life advocacy....[view article]

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FDIC Requires Big Banks to Have Breakup Plan
NBC News - January 18, 2012

The largest banks must show how they would break up their assets if they were in danger of failing, under a rule approved Tuesday....[view article]

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Judge gives school choice thumbs-up
OneNewsNow.com - January 18, 2012

A judge has upheld Indiana's long-embattled school voucher law by rejecting the argument that such programs unconstitutionally use public funds to support religion....[view article]

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Congressman Forbes Hails Unanimous Supreme Court Decision Reaffirming Religious Liberty in Hiring Practices
Congressional Prayer Caucus - January 11, 2012

Washington, D.C. - Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04), Co-Chairman of the Congressional Prayer Caucus, hailed the Supreme Court's unanimous religious liberty decision today in Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School v. EEOC, which affirmed the right of churches to make employment decisions without government interference.  Courts have long agreed that the "ministerial exception" prevents the government from intervening in churches' employment decisions regarding clergy, but...[view article]

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Poll: Americans, 2-1, Fear Obama's Reelection
US News & World Report - January 10, 2012

When it comes to how Americans view Obama going into the new year, there appears to be very little spirit of Auld Lang Syne. Instead, according to the new Washington Whispers poll, many voters aren't forgetting what they dislike about Obama and want him out office....[view article]

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U.S. expels top Venezuela diplomat
RIANOVOSTI - January 9, 2012

The United States has declared Venezuela's consul general in Miami persona non grata and given her until Tuesday to leave the country....[view article]

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Mark Levin: 'We Have a Constitutional Crisis'
CNS News - January 5, 2012

Mark Levin said that Obama has caused a "constitutional crisis" by appointing members to the National Labor Relations Board and a director to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau without going through the constitutionally required Senate confirmation process....[view article]

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2012 ushers in new abortion, immigration, indoctrination laws
AP - Associated Press - December 30, 2011

Girls seeking abortions in New Hampshire must first tell their parents or a judge, employers in Alabama must verify new workers' U.S. residency, and California students will be the first in the country to receive mandatory sinful "pro-homosexual" indoctrination under state laws set to take effect at the start of 2012....[view article]

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Political Predictions for 2012
Wall Street Journal - December 29, 2011

As New Year's approaches, here are a baker's dozen of Wall Street Journal predictions for 2012 as seen by Karl Rove....[view article]

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Rep. Paul says defense bill assures 'descent into totalitarianism'
The Hill - December 27, 2011

GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul warned that the National Defense Authorization Act, which was passed by Congress this month, will accelerate the country's "slip into tyranny" and virtually assures "our descent into totalitarianism."...[view article]

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Merry Christmas and Happy Hannukah from Rep. Scott Rigell
YouTube.com - December 23, 2011

Merry Christmas from the U.S. Congress! This is what is right with America! One of many Christian Congressmen with a truthful heart!...[view article]

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US Commission on Religious Freedom Reauthorized
WORLD Magazine - December 21, 2011

WASHINGTON-After four months of struggle, Congress approved the reauthorization of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, hours before the commission was set to shut down. The House approved the final reauthorization of USCIRF by a voice vote Friday, in a bill that will reduce the commission's budget and remove most of the current commissioners....[view article]

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School punishes religious beliefs, student sues
OneNewsNow.com - December 19, 2011

A federal lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a Michigan public school student who was punished for telling his teacher he opposes homosexuality....[view article]

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Yes, Virginia -- faith and business can coexist
OneNewsNow.com - December 19, 2011

As of now, faith-based organizations in Virginia will not be forced to allow "homos" to adopt....[view article]

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Almost 1 in 3 U.S. Youths Arrested by Age 23, Researchers Say
Bloomberg - December 19, 2011

(Bloomberg) -- About 30 percent of Americans by age 23 have been arrested at least once for something other than a traffic violation, increasing their chances of professional and family strife, researchers say....[view article]

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'Indefinite Detention' Bill Heads To Obama's Desk As White House Drops Veto Threat
- December 15, 2011

The bill which would codify into law the indefinite detention without trial of American citizens is about to be passed and sent to Obama's desk to be signed into law, even as some news outlets still erroneously report that the legislation does not apply to U.S. citizens....[view article]

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Workers willing to testify against abortion giant
OneNewsNow.com - December 13, 2011

Seven former employees of Planned Parenthood Federation of America affiliates are encouraging the Congressional review of the abortion provider and are willing to offer their public testimony against it....[view article]

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Lawmakers Blast Obama For Calling Fort Hood Islamic Massacre 'Workplace Violence'
- December 8, 2011

Senator Susan Collins on Wednesday blasted Obama and the Defense Department for classifying the Fort Hood Islamic massacre as workplace violence and suggested political correctness is being placed above the security of the nation's Armed Forces at home. As a closet Moslem, Obama is worried about identifying his religion for what it really is....[view article]

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GOP questions 'two-month gap' in Kagan's health care involvement
Washington Times - December 8, 2011

The top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee said Thursday that the Obama administration is fueling speculation about Supreme CourtJustice Elena Kagan's impartiality because it won't turn over documents detailing her role in crafting the legal strategy to defend the health care law while she was serving in the administration....[view article]

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Holder Says, "Nobody at the DOJ has lied"
Examiner.com - December 8, 2011

Attorney General Eric Holder denied that anybody at the Department of Justice lied about the Fast and Furious program that allowed guns to fall into the hands of Mexican drug lords, even though he admitted that the DOJ sent inaccurate information to Congress (That's double speak for many lies to Congress.)...[view article]

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Korn: Obama's an Illuminati puppet
POLITICO.com - December 8, 2011

Frontman Jonathan Davis says: "I feel like Obama's an Illuminati puppet. He's basically dragged this country down into the worst it's ever been. Like I say about the White House, ‘You've built this house of shame.' Everybody looked up at the White House and America and now I think it's like a house of shame. I miss the old days when people were proud to be American."...[view article]

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Obama lawyers: Citizens targeted if at war with US
AP - Associated Press - December 1, 2011

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. citizens are legitimate military targets when they take up arms with al-Qaida, top national security lawyers in the Obama administration said Thursday. Americans do have a Constitutional right to due process....[view article]

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Obama Admin Seals Records of Murdered Border Patrol Agent Implicated in Fast and Furious
Weekly Standard - November 30, 2011

And to think that Attorney General Eric Holder is getting testy about congressional calls for his resignation. After all, the Justice Department has nothing to hide, right?...[view article]

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Letter to super committee: More taxes not the answer
OneNewsNow.com - November 28, 2011

Several members of Congress have signed a letter urging the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction not to raise taxes because tax increases aren't going to get the economy back on the right track....[view article]

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Obama's Good Buddy Tony Rezko Gets 10½ Years
Chicago Tribune - November 23, 2011

Hailed by prosecutors as a "wake-up call," Antoin Rezko was sentenced to 10½ years in prison today for extorting millions of dollars from firms seeking state business or regulatory approval while he was a top fundraiser and adviser to then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich, and good buddy of Obama....[view article]

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The Next Generation of American Leaders Identifies China as a Threat
Christian Newswire - November 21, 2011

Young American Adults Say U.S. Debt and Indebtedness to Foreign Powers Are Among the Top National Security Issues for the U.S.A....[view article]

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Supercommittee failure could trigger US credit downgrade, economists warn
Guardian - November 21, 2011

Economists predict dire consequences if committee fails to reach agreement on how to reduce America's massive debt....[view article]

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Drone Gives Texas Law Enforcement Bird's-Eye View on Crime
Fox News - November 17, 2011

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office is weeks away from launching an unmanned aerial asset to help deputies fight crime. The ShadowHawk helicopter is six-feet long, weighs fifty pounds and fits in the back of an SUV....[view article]

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U.S. probing use of surveillance technology in Syria
The Washington Post - November 17, 2011

The Commerce Department is investigating whether technology produced by a California company helped Syrian police monitor dissidents amid a bloody nationwide crackdown there, U.S. officials said Thursday....[view article]

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NYPD's Kelly Pulled Fast One On Protesters And Was Ready For Their Every Contingency
CBSNews.com - November 16, 2011

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - When you get right down to it, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly was able to evict Zuccotti Park protestors because he faked them out....[view article]

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Louder Calls for Eric Holder to Resign - Can Not Be Trusted
Human Events - November 16, 2011

Eric Holder can not be trusted in the position that he has appointed to and should resign before further Congressional action takes him out of the position. He has lost all credibility....[view article]

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Senator says Justice won't provide witnesses
Washington Times - November 14, 2011

"The department has refused to schedule interviews with any of the other 11 witnesses. That's not the good-faith cooperation I was promised, and it is unacceptable," said Mr. Grassley, Iowa Republican. Incredible corruption from Obama's Justice Department! What are they afraid of? ...[view article]

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Supreme Court will hear health care case this term
AP - Associated Press - November 14, 2011

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court said Monday it will hear arguments next March over Obama's health care overhaul - a case that could shake the political landscape as voters are deciding if Obama deserves another term....[view article]

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Chaplain Sues Navy for Punishing His Sermons, Prayers, and Whistleblower Speech to Obama
Christian Newswire - November 9, 2011

A new lawsuit was just filed (November 2011) for religious liberty against the U.S. Navy in DC Court of Claims, by former Navy Chaplain Gordon James Klingenschmitt and attorney John Wells, and was just assigned to Judge Robert H. Hodges, Jr. in Washington....[view article]

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School staff defends right to voluntary prayer
OneNewsNow.com - October 31, 2011

The Alliance Defense Fund (ADF) is defending the right of a Florida school's staff to participate in voluntary prayer before classes begin.    ...[view article]

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US scales back northern border checks
AP - Associated Press - October 31, 2011

SEATTLE — The U.S. Border Patrol has quietly stopped its controversial practice of routinely searching buses, trains and airports for illegal immigrants at transportation hubs along the northern border and in the U.S. interior, preventing agents from using what had long been an effective tool for tracking down people here illegally, The Associated Press has learned....[view article]

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04), Co-Chairman of the Congressional Prayer Caucus, announced today that the House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on Tuesday, November 1,
Congressional Prayer Caucus - October 31, 2011

Washington, D.C. – Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04), Co-Chairman of the Congressional Prayer Caucus, announced today that the House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on Tuesday, November 1, 2011 on, a resolution sponsored by Forbes to reaffirm 'In God We Trust' as the United States' national motto and to encourage its display in public buildings and government institutions.   "In 2006, on the 50th anniversary...[view article]

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Sheriff: Time For Citizens To Arm Themselves
NBC News - October 31, 2011

Sheriff Chuck Wright opened his news conference by saying, "Our form of justice is not making it." He said, "Carry a concealed weapon. That'll fix it."...[view article]

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Sheriff Joe predicts Obama investigation to be a 'shock' Read more: Sheriff Joe predicts Obama investigation to be a 'shock'
WorldNetDaily - October 27, 2011

The results of a formal law-enforcement investigation into whether Barack Obama is eligible to be president of the United States could come as a "shock," according to Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff Joe Arpaio....[view article]

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Super Committee Holds Public Session on Budget Cuts
National Journal - October 26, 2011

Just a day after a heated closed-door meeting that indicated there's still a large gap between Democrats and Republicans on entitlement and tax reform, the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction convened for its third public hearing on Wednesday morning to discuss discretionary spending, which makes up about 40 percent of the budget....[view article]

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Thousands of fraud cases just 'tip of iceberg' Read more: Thousands of fraud cases just 'tip of iceberg'
WorldNetDaily - October 17, 2011

A group that monitors elections in Minnesota and roots out fraudulent votes is warning ballot fraud is on the rise across the nation, and if unchecked, the ultimate consequences would be an electorate that simply doesn't believe the system works and refuses to participate - "a total breakdown in the cohesion of American society."...[view article]

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Bloomberg Says to "Occupiers" Park Must Be Cleaned...Leave now!
- October 13, 2011

Two days after Mayor Michael Bloomberg said protesters could stay in Zuccotti Park "indefinitely" if they followed the law, the mayor visited them tonight to say they had to be out of there by Friday, according to the mayor's office. The reason given by the mayor tonight was that the park needs to be cleaned....[view article]

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Harrisburg, Pa., Votes to File for Bankruptcy Rather Than Take Fed Stimulus Money
National Journal - October 13, 2011

We have a thinking set of leaders in Harrisburg, PA. The Obama Fed strings with the stimulus money is a bondage that a thinking body of city leaders understand and want to run from. Bankruptcy is a better choice....[view article]

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Postal Service's 'welcome kit' raises privacy concerns
Washington Times - October 13, 2011

The change-of-address confirmation letter comes in an official-looking USPS envelope with the words "verification required" and "do not discard," but it contains mostly ads and coupons from companies selling cellphone service, insurance, home security systems, appliances, mattresses, bottled water, banking services, electronics and other move-related products and services....[view article]

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Issa letter questions Holder's 'credibility' to serve
Washington Times - October 11, 2011

Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.'s "lack of trustworthiness" in explaining what he knew about the failed "Fast and Furious" weapons investigation has "called into question his overall credibility" to serve as the nation's top prosecutor, the chairman of a House committee investigating the operation said Monday....[view article]

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Darrell Issa to Eric Holder: Admit you knew
POLITICO.com - October 6, 2011

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) is turning up the heat on Eric Holder, demanding the attorney general "come forward and at least admit" he knew about Operation Fast and Furious long before he told Congress he learned about the gun program....[view article]

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GOP: Holder Received at least 5 Memos on Fast and Furious Memos
Fox News - October 6, 2011

The Justice Department accused Republicans of playing a "political game of gotcha," after lawmakers investigating Operation Fast and Furious said Attorney General Eric Holder received at least five memos on the gunrunning probe starting in July 2010 in spite of testimony claiming he learned of the program this year. GOP says that Holder is holding out on telling the truth and he knows it....[view article]

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The Supreme Court Agrees to Review the Constitutionality of Strip Searching All Arrestees Who Enter a Jail
- October 3, 2011

This coming Supreme Court Term, in the case of Florence v. Board of Chosen Freeholders, the Court will-for the first time since 1979-consider whether officials in a jail may strip search inmates in the absence of any individualized suspicion....[view article]

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Draft spending bill would defund Obama healthcare law
The Hill - September 29, 2011

House Republicans released a draft spending bill Thursday that would cut off funding for many parts of the healthcare reform law, though the bill remains deadlocked in the Appropriations Committee....[view article]

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Judge lets key parts of Alabama immigration law stand
AP - Associated Press - September 28, 2011

BIRMINGHAM, AL - The court fight will likely continue over Alabama's immigration law, now that a judge has refused to block key parts of it....[view article]

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26 states file Supreme Court health care appeal
AP - Associated Press - September 28, 2011

WASHINGTON - The 26 states that have sued to overturn Obama's unconstitutional health care overhaul have filed a Supreme Court appeal pressing for a speedy ruling to the "grave constitutional questions" surrounding the law....[view article]

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Americans Express Historic Negativity Toward U.S. Government
Gallup.com - September 26, 2011

PRINCETON, NJ -- A record-high 81% of Americans are dissatisfied with the way the country is being governed, adding to negativity that has been building over the past 10 years....[view article]

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Obama Lies about the 'Do-Nothing Congress'
National Review Online - September 26, 2011

‘This Congress, they are accustomed to doing nothing, and they're comfortable with doing nothing, and they keep on doing nothing," Obama whined at a September 15 Democratic National Committee gathering in a private Washington residence....[view article]

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'In God We Trust' banished from classroom
WorldNetDaily - September 21, 2011

A team of free-speech experts has announced plans to challenge a decision by a panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that banished the national motto, "In God We Trust," from a school teacher's classroom, even while allowing the display of Tibetan prayer flags and the sayings of the Dalai Lama....[view article]

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Loophole a major problem for ObamaCare
OneNewsNow.com - September 19, 2011

A "glitch" has been found in Obama's healthcare plan that one health policy expert says could "unravel" the law....[view article]

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President Obama's Tax On Soup Kitchens
- September 14, 2011

Yesterday, it was announced that an astounding 1 in 6 Americans are living in poverty. Obama's response? To demand a tax on donations to soup kitchens and other charities that help people desperately in need....[view article]

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BOEHNER: Obama, Move Your Speech Date!
- September 1, 2011

Yes! A must read! Congressman Boehner's prestige just went up a few notches....[view article]

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Mississippians Address Foolish Prayer Ban
OneNewsNow.com - August 31, 2011

People in DeSoto County, Mississippi, are being urged to remain strong in their battle against those who want to stop prayers before high school football games. Parents and students did just that last Friday evening in defiance of legal threats against the tradition....[view article]

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ADF: It's OK for school district employees to pray
OneNewsNow.com - August 24, 2011

"Contrary to what the Freedom From Religion Foundation is arguing, this is not a government establishment of religion by any stretch of the imagination, except for theirs," contends David Cortman of the Alliance Defense Fund (ADF)....[view article]

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WH announces unilateral move on amnesty
OneNewsNow.com - August 22, 2011

An immigration reform organization says Obama has bypassed Congress to effectively give amnesty to millions of illegal aliens in the United States. "Congress has the exclusive authority under our Constitution to make our immigration policies. Time for impeachment proceedings - this guy is out of control!...[view article]

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Libyan Draft Constitution: Sharia is 'Principal Source of Legislation'
The Foundry - August 22, 2011

The dust has not yet settled over the Libyan capital of Tripoli since rebels took control over the weekend. But already, a draft constitutional charter for the transitional state has appeared online. It is just a draft, mind you, and gauging its authenticity at this point is difficult. There is also no way to know whether this draft or something similar will emerge as the final governing document for a new Libyan regime....[view article]

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Nance: Most women understand basic economics
OneNewsNow.com - August 18, 2011

The CEO of Concerned Women for America (CWA) says the lone female on the congressional committee chosen to find additional spending cuts in the federal budget doesn't represent the majority of American women....[view article]

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White House must make visitor logs public, court holds
Washington Times - August 18, 2011

A federal judge on Wednesday ruled that White House visitor logs maintained by the U.S. Secret Service are agency records and, as a result, are subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act if not covered by one of the law's many exemptions. Of course Obama will comply - he has nothing to hide from Americans...right?...[view article]

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White House, Senate Democrats clash over campaign cash
POLITICO.com - August 18, 2011

Senate Democrats are increasingly concerned that Hussein Obama's campaign money machine is sucking up so much cash that it will cut into the party's aggressive campaign to hold on to the Senate next year, several Democratic sources say....[view article]

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The Mideast U.S. Officials: Syria Using Diplomats to Threaten Opposition Around the World
Fox News - August 17, 2011

Syria is taking its war against President Bashar al-Assad's political opponents global, using diplomats in Washington, London and elsewhere to track and intimidate expatriates who speak out against the Damascus regime, according to Syrian dissidents and U.S. officials....[view article]

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Herman Cain: Impeaching Obama would be 'a great thing'
POLITICO.com - August 17, 2011

Asked on a conference call with bloggers this evening why Republicans can't just impeach Obama, Herman Cain answers that it's mostly a matter of legislative politics, POLITICO's Elizabeth Titus reports:...[view article]

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On mortgage rates, Obama wants proposal for how government can keep big role
The Washington Post - August 16, 2011

This is exactly what we do not need... big government and your tax dollars controlling people's private lives. This is what the Marxist mindset wants...control of people's live so that they are working for the government and not their families and communities....[view article]

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Cyber recruits key part of NSA hiring blitz
Federal News Radio - August 15, 2011

The National Security Agency is on a hiring blitz. The cryptologic intelligence agency — home to the government's chief codemakers and breakers — announced its intention to hire as many as 3,000 people over the next two years, many of them cybersecurity experts....[view article]

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$2.2 million for Secret Service's new armored buses
POLITICO.com - August 15, 2011

The Secret Service has revealed to Talking Points Memo that the government has purchased two armored buses for use by Obama and Republican candidates in the 2012 presidential campaign and beyond....[view article]

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Public prayer case Supreme Court-bound
OneNewsNow.com - August 11, 2011

A North Carolina county is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene in a challenge to its policy over prayer at public meetings....[view article]

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School board caught in middle of prayer fight
OneNewsNow.com - August 11, 2011

The Third U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed a lower-court decision that said Christian prayers by a Delaware school board were constitutional....[view article]

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COMMENTARY: Will There Be War? - Adam Yashida
American Thinker - August 11, 2011

An American credit downgrade. Europe in turmoil. Israel menaced by an Iran with nuclear ambitions. Mexican drug cartels run amok. Chinese ghost cities....[view article]

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Goal: Bringing end to Gov. Brown's 'Nazi state'
OneNewsNow.com - August 1, 2011

The group, Stop SB 48, consists of conservatives and pro-family groups that want to repeal the law signed by Governor Jerry Brown that mandates pro-LGBT instruction for children of all ages in California's schools, including charter schools. The group wants to place the repeal on the ballot for June 2012, but it must collect 505,000 signatures within 90 days to do so....[view article]

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Obama's Pick to Lead Counterterrorism Center Faces Accusations of Misleading Congress
Fox News - July 27, 2011

Obama and potential corruption issues are found everywhere you turn. Matthew Olsen, Obama's pick to lead the agency, faced a challenge to his nomination Tuesday amid accusations that he misled a member of Congress when he was in charge of the administration's Guantanamo task force to close the military detention camp in 2009....[view article]

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Forbes' Statement on Attempt to Remove World Trade Center Cross from National 9/11 Memorial in New York City
- July 27, 2011

Washington, D.C. - Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04), Chairman of the Congressional Prayer Caucus, released the following statement in response to a lawsuit filed this week to remove the World Trade Center cross from the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York City: "The cross of steel beams discovered in the wreckage around the World Trade Center has served as a symbol of hope for many devastated by the worst terrorist attack in our nation's history. Unfortunately, the attempt...[view article]

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Issa: Obama admin intimidating witnesses in ATF gun probe
Washington Times - July 26, 2011

The Obama administration sought to intimidate witnesses into not testifying to Congress on Tuesday about whether ATF knowingly allowed weapons, including assault rifles, to be "walked" into Mexico, the chairman of a House committee investigating the program said in an interview Monday....[view article]

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Postal Service mulls closing 3,700 post offices
NBC News - July 26, 2011

The Postal Service, which has been losing billions of dollars as more people communicate online, said Tuesday that it is considering closing 12 percent of its post office locations and working with local businesses to fill the void....[view article]

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Conflict in NY -- religious beliefs, 'gay' agenda
OneNewsNow.com - July 25, 2011

Alliance Defense Fund is attempting to help New York clerks who -- on firmly held religious grounds -- don't wish to issue "marriage" licenses for homos....[view article]

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Houston Veterans Claim Censorship of Prayers, Including Ban on 'God' and 'Jesus'
Fox News - June 30, 2011

Veterans in Houston say the Department of Veterans Affairs is consistently censoring their prayers by banning them from saying the words "God" and "Jesus" during funeral services at Houston National Cemetery....[view article]

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Court won't hear ACORN lawsuit over gov't funding
AP - Associated Press - June 20, 2011

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from ACORN, the activist group driven to ruin by scandal and financial woes, over being banned from getting federal funds.This was one of Obama's former support groups....[view article]

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Faith Organization Demands NBC Offer a 'Clear Explanation' as to Why They Removed 'Under God' from the Pledge of Allegiance in Broadcast
Christian Newswire - June 20, 2011

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- In their broadcast of the U.S. Open Golf Tournament yesterday, NBC removed the phrase "under God" from a reciting of the Pledge of Allegiance....[view article]

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Butte "Gays" Challenge the Law
- June 14, 2011

MAGALIA - It was not the proudest moment of their married life. When Brenda and Lynda Ziviello-Howell found themselves in financial trouble earlier this year, they filed for joint bankruptcy as spouses....[view article]

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Obama forgers admit they produced phony documents
WorldNetDaily - June 14, 2011

NEW YORK - Radical supporters of Barack Obama have openly admitted to forging Obama birth certificates, going so far as to identify themselves by their usernames to claim responsibility on Internet blogs. They have described their activities as satire, a tactic designed to deflect criminal charges that might otherwise be filed against them for producing fraudulent official government documents....[view article]

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US judges seem receptive to dealing with the unconstitutional health care issue
AP - Associated Press - June 9, 2011

ATLANTA - Judges on a federal appeals court panel on Wednesday repeatedly raised questions about Obama's Marxist styled health care overhaul, expressing unease with the requirement that virtually all Americans carry health insurance or face penalties....[view article]

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Russian mob eclipses Italian Mafia in South Florida, FBI says
Miami Herald - June 1, 2011

When the feds busted a syndicate of Russian-speaking nightclub owners, it seemed like just another titillating tale from South Beach....[view article]

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Obamanomics: Prepare for More Money Printing: Analyst
NBC News - June 1, 2011

Investors should prepare themselves for a third round of quantitative easing, Simon Maughn, co-head of European equities at MF Global, told CNBC Wednesday....[view article]

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Obama Cuts as Blow to U.S. Military
Washington Times - May 26, 2011

Outgoing Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, who cut major weapons programs during 4½ years at the Pentagon, is warning against "hollowing out" the U.S. military through unwise spending cuts planned by the Marxist leaning Obama administration....[view article]

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Palestinian Protestors in Cornerstone Church/San Antonio
- May 24, 2011

Sunday morning, May 15, 2011, at Cornerstone Church in San Antonio a day was set aside to express our sappreciation for the State of Israel and the Jewish people. Hundreds of churches across America and around the world joined us as we stood in solidarity with Israel in this time of crisis. What I didn't know was that eleven anti-Israel protesters came to our 11:00 am worship service pretending to be worshippers. They sat in different sections of the church;...[view article]

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USPS warns of default on retiree benefits
- May 18, 2011

The U.S. Postal Service will begin to default on its financial obligations just over four months from now unless Congress takes action to relieve it of its obligation to pre-fund retiree health care accounts, its leader told lawmakers Tuesday....[view article]

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U.S. Border Wars: Redistricting
WORLD Magazine - May 16, 2011

CHARLOTTE, N.C., and WASHINGTON-On a recent sunny Saturday morning, dozens of runners in brightly colored shorts and numbered race bibs crossed the finish line during an early morning 5-K near uptown Charlotte, N.C....[view article]

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Obama's Approval Bump Hasn't Transferred to 2012 Prospects
Gallup.com - May 16, 2011

PRINCETON, NJ -- Given a choice between Obama and an unnamed Republican, 43% of registered voters say they are more likely to vote for Obama and 40% are more likely to vote for the Republican. This is essentially unchanged from April and February, when voters' preferences were evenly split....[view article]

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ew Details of Gao Zhisheng's Reported Torture Revealed
Koenig News Service - May 2, 2011

More than a year has already passed since Christian human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng was last seen. On April 20, 2010, he disappeared once again into Chinese police custody. The Chinese government adamantly refuses to release any information about Gao, to disclose where he is being held, or even to say what his condition is. It even refuses to confirm to Gao's family members whether he is still alive....[view article]

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New Obama Birth Certificate is a Forgery
INFO Wars - April 28, 2011

Our investigation of the purported Obama birth certificate released by Hawaiian authorities today reveals the document is a shoddily contrived hoax. Infowars.com computer specialists dismissed the document as a fraud soon after examining it....[view article]

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Military patrols start Friday night in downtown Columbus
CBSNews.com - April 25, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ga. -- Starting at 10 o'clock Friday, two senior non-commissioned officers from Fort Benning will be on courtesy patrol. The soldiers will be wearing arm bands that read, "Courtesy Patrol."...[view article]

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Hungary Joins Global Movement to Affirm Personhood Rights of Preborn
Christian Newswire - April 25, 2011

A new Hungarian constitution will be adopted by super-majority today. This new constitution is being coined as "a constitution for the 21st Century" and protects the dignity of every human person. It will take effect January 1, 2012....[view article]

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Michigan: Police Search Cell Phones During Traffic Stops
- April 20, 2011

The Michigan State Police have a high-tech mobile forensics device that can be used to extract information from cell phones belonging to motorists stopped for minor traffic violations. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Michigan last Wednesday demanded that state officials stop stonewalling freedom of information requests for information on the program....[view article]

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Chaffetz drafting bill changing TSA procedures
- April 20, 2011

In response to a YouTube video of a 6-year-old girl receiving a pat-down from a Transportation Security Administration officer, Congressman Jason Chaffetz is drafting legislation that will require parental supervision during the pat-down of a child....[view article]

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'Objectionable' Bible verses reinstated
OneNewsNow.com - April 13, 2011

A New Hampshire community has had a change of heart on signs with a religious message. The town of Chichester acted to ban an electronic sign with a Bible message along U.S. Route 4, although dozens of signs can be found along the road advertising different messages. Alliance Defense Fund (ADF) filed suit on the basis of viewpoint discrimination....[view article]

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Unusual order gets court's attention
OneNewsNow.com - April 13, 2011

The Mississippi Supreme Court is responding to home schoolers' allegation against a judge who has overstepped his bounds....[view article]

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Job or faith? State workers don't have to choose
OneNewsNow.com - April 13, 2011

Arizona's legislature has passed a law to protect the religious beliefs of the people who are licensed by the state....[view article]

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Another win for Obama, illegals
- April 13, 2011

William Gheen views the decision as a victory for the Obama administration, which filed a lawsuit to challenge the Arizona ordinance in court. But he says that outcome "was sort of expected" as "the cards were sort of stacked over there. I just have to reiterate how ridiculous it is that any court in the land would rule against a state mirroring the federal law," Gheen notes....[view article]

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Democratic senator wants Internet sales taxes
CNet - April 13, 2011

A Democratic senator is preparing to introduce legislation that aims to end the golden era of tax-free Internet shopping....[view article]

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Arizona Senate approves 'birther' bill
ABC News - April 13, 2011

PHOENIX - The Arizona Senate has approved a revised bill requiring presidential candidates to prove they are U.S. citizens eligible to run for the office.  Let's see that birth certificate!...[view article]

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Mayoral recall drives go viral
USA TODAY - April 12, 2011

Buoyed by the viral power of the Internet and rising anti-government sentiment, disgruntled voters have set off a rash of recall drives against mayors in cities across the USA....[view article]

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West braces for Gadhafi's terror counterpunch
WorldNetDaily - April 7, 2011

Experts watching developments in Libya fear that embattled leader Moammar Gadhafi could resort to acts of terror like the Lockerbie bombing to retaliate against the West, according to a report from Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin....[view article]

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Abortion is Priority for Obama in Budget Compromise
CNS News - April 6, 2011

Washington - Obama said Tuesday he would not sign a budget agreement to keep the government running that cuts funding for Planned Parenthood. He considers the abortion of innocent lives above that of his government employees!...[view article]

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Alabama lawmakers approve immigration crackdown
Reuters - April 6, 2011

BIRMINGHAM, Ala (Reuters) - The Alabama state House of Representative passed an Arizona-style crackdown on illegal immigration on Tuesday, despite opposition from Democrats and civil rights groups....[view article]

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Red tape cut in health care law
Washington Times - April 6, 2011

Congress on Tuesday revoked the first significant parts of Obamacare initiative when the Senate voted overwhelmingly to eliminate a burdensome tax paperwork requirement the law imposes on businesses. It is a start, but total defunding of Obamacare is the goal....[view article]

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Boehner -- pro-lifers' staunch ally
OneNewsNow.com - April 6, 2011

House Speaker John Boehner plans to stand strong on defunding Planned Parenthood -- a stance pro-lifers are applauding.....[view article]

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Shackelford: Constitution still applies
OneNewsNow.com - April 6, 2011

A Texas citizen has won a lawsuit against the Ft. Worth suburb that jailed him for displaying a political sign....[view article]

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Judge: Pharmacists can't be forced to dispense Plan B
OneNewsNow.com - April 6, 2011

SPRINGFIELD, IL - A judge has ruled that Illinois pharmacists can't be forced to dispense emergency contraception if doing so violates their religious convictions....[view article]

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More state bills are targeting abortion
USA TODAY - April 6, 2011

Legislatures in more than 30 states are weighing - and in some cases passing - many fast-moving bills to restrict abortion rights in a blitz that could prompt the Supreme Court to revisit the issue....[view article]

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60% of U.S. Military Deaths in Afghanistan Have Occurred Since Obama Occupied the WH in 2009
CNS News - April 5, 2011

(CNSNews.com) - At least 858 U.S. soldiers have died in the Afghanistan war since Obama occupied the office in the White House January 2009. That equals 60 percent of the 1,427 American soldiers killed so far in the 10-year war in that country....[view article]

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Supreme Court supports tax breaks that subsidize religious schools
Jewish World Review - April 5, 2011

The Supreme Court's conservative majority opened the door for new state support for religious schools, ruling that special tax credits that pay for children to go to church schools cannot be challenged by dissenting taxpayers....[view article]

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AZ nips 'telemed' abortions in the bud
OneNewsNow.com - April 5, 2011

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) has signed a sweeping pro-life bill into law, which, according to Cathi Herrod of the Center for Arizona Policy, is a three-fold step toward prohibiting "telemed" abortion....[view article]

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Boehner's office says no deal was reached in White House talks
The Hill - April 5, 2011

Speaker John Boehner's office said a meeting between congressional leaders at the White House Tuesday morning did not resolve the standoff over funding the government for the rest of the year....[view article]

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lagojevich seeks interview notes with Obama
AP - Associated Press - April 4, 2011

CHICAGO (AP) -- Rod Blagojevich asked a judge Monday to order the government to hand over notes of any FBI interviews with President Barack Obama about the ousted Illinois governor's corruption case, a request that comes less than three weeks before Blagojevich's retrial is set to begin....[view article]

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Japan nuclear crisis: workers using newspaper and sawdust to block pipes
Telegraph - April 4, 2011

Japanese workers battling to stop a radioactive water leak into the Pacific from the beleaguered nuclear power plant have resorted to using newspaper and sawdust to try and block the pipes....[view article]

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Historic Pro-Life 'Personhood' Bills and Amendments Introduced in Alabama Legislature
Christian Newswire - April 4, 2011

MONTGOMERY, Ala., April 1, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Foundation for Moral Law and Personhood Alabama have announced personhood bills and amendments in the House and the Senate, backed by a large number of supporters....[view article]

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Activist: 'Ground Zero' mosque halted
OneNewsNow.com - April 4, 2011

A New York City construction worker who witnessed the terrorist attacks on 9/11 is very pleased the proposed "Ground Zero Victory Mosque" project has been stopped dead in its tracks.    ...[view article]

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Grand Jury Investigates Apps
Wall Street Journal - April 4, 2011

Federal prosecutors in New Jersey are investigating whether smartphone applications illegally obtained or transmitted information about their users without proper disclosures, according to a person familiar with the matter....[view article]

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Ruling favors free speech, religion on school grounds
OneNewsNow.com - March 31, 2011

A federal court has issued an order that halts an Arkansas school district policy used by school officials to deny a third-grader and her mother permission to hand out flyers for church-sponsored activities....[view article]

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Pro-Life Free Speech Wins Over Library Censorship: Canceled Pro-Life Film to be Shown as Scheduled at Wausau, WI Public Library
Christian Newswire - March 31, 2011

WAUSAU, Wis., March 31, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- Today, Thomas More Society attorneys confirmed that Marathon County library officials have agreed to rescind their decision to cancel a showing of the pro-life documentary "BloodMoney" by the Wausau "40 Days for Life" group in one of the library's public meeting rooms....[view article]

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House seek IRS probe of AARP
AP - Associated Press - March 30, 2011

WASHINGTON (AP) -- AARP lobbied for the new health care law and now it stands to profit, lawmakers charged Wednesday as they called for the IRS to investigate whether the powerful interest group representing millions of older Americans should be stripped of its federal tax exemption....[view article]

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VIDEO: Congressman Rogers of Michigan on the Floor Speech!
YouTube.com - March 25, 2011

Congressman Rogers speaks about the incredible destructive invasion of individual sovereignty wording in the "ObamaCare" bill recently passed. A must watch video!...[view article]

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Romney: If I Were President: Obamacare, One Year In
National Review Online - March 23, 2011

If I were president, on Day One I would issue an executive order paving the way for Obamacare waivers to all 50 states. The executive order would direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services and all relevant federal officials to return the maximum possible authority to the states to innovate and design health-care solutions that work best for them....[view article]

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Border agents catch 13 illegal immigrants all wearing marine uniforms 'embroidered with the name Perez'
Mail Online - March 23, 2011

Border Patrol agents have caught 13 illegal immigrants wearing U.S. Marine uniforms at a checkpoint near San Diego. The immigrants were in a van that was stopped along Interstate 8 on March 14....[view article]

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FBI center takes on $1 billion ID project
Charleston Gazette - March 22, 2011

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The Clarksburg FBI complex is taking part in a $1 billion project that will enable law enforcement agencies to identify criminals and terrorists by physical characteristics more quickly and accurately, an FBI official said Monday in Charleston....[view article]

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Bomb Thrown at Pro-Life Prayer Vigil: Thomas More Society Files Anti-Terrorism Complaint with FBI
Christian Newswire - March 22, 2011

MEDIA ADVISORY, March 18, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Thomas More Society is calling for an immediate, intensive investigation of a vicious fire-bombing attack on a pro-lifer that occurred March 17, 2011 at around 6:15 p.m. near the All Family Health Care abortion center in Kalispell, Montana....[view article]

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Murder victim's mother gives tearful testimony
OneNewsNow.com - March 22, 2011

Effie Steele told the panel of the murder of her nine-months pregnant daughter by her best friend's father. The man is serving a life term for the crime, but was not prosecuted for killing Steele's grandson, Elijah, because the unborn are not protected by state law....[view article]

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Internet is world's 'greatest spying machine': Assange
AFP - March 16, 2011

Julian Assange, the founder of whistleblower website WikiLeaks, has warned that the Internet was the "greatest spying machine the world has ever seen" and an obstacle to free speech....[view article]

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Congressman Steve King opposes 'perpetual funding' for ObamaCare
OneNewsNow.com - March 16, 2011

Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) was one of the 54 Republicans to vote Tuesday against a House plan to cut spending and continue government -- and he says he may do it again if the next measure doesn't include certain language dealing with ObamaCare....[view article]

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Obama's Social Security Hoax
National Review Online - March 14, 2011

Everyone knows that the U.S. budget is being devoured by entitlements. Everyone also knows that of the Big Three - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security - Social Security is the most solvable....[view article]

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Is the Defense of Marriage Act indefensible?
- March 12, 2011

As many of you probably know, President Obama has instructed Attorney General Eric Holder and the Justice Department to no longer defend the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in the federal courts....[view article]

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Islamists Dominate DOJ's List of Terror Prosecutions
Jewish World Review - March 10, 2011

Though the cult group that call themselves Moslems represent about 1 percent of the American population, they constitute defendants in 186 of the 228 cases DOJ lists. How is that for "peace loving" citizens?...[view article]

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How the Obama Justice Department is making miserable the lives of former public servants
Jewish World Review - March 10, 2011

Last month, the website Politico reported that the Department of Justice dropped its representation of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, his former deputy, Paul Wolfowitz, and other defendants in a lawsuit filed by convicted al-Qaida operative Jose Padilla and his mother....[view article]

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Pawlenty Plans Dinner With Sponsor of N.H. Birther Bill
Roll Call - March 10, 2011

Likely GOP presidential hopeful Tim Pawlenty is set to have dinner in New Hampshire this week with the sponsor of what's been dubbed the Granite State's "birther" bill....[view article]

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Moroccan king to address nation on TV
AP - Associated Press - March 9, 2011

RABAT, Morocco - Morocco's state news agency says King Mohammed VI will make a rare speech to the nation on radio and TV amid the political upheaval that has rocked the Arab world....[view article]

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Wisconsin Governor Walker's Faith Under Attack
Christian Newswire - March 9, 2011

MADISON, Wisc., March 9, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- Freedom From Religion Foundation co-president Annie Laurie Gaylor attacked Governor Walker's faith in The Progressive, "It is frightening that the highest executive in our state suffers from the delusion that God dictates his every move....[view article]

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FRED BARNES COMMENTARY: What a Difference a Year Makes
Weekly Standard - March 9, 2011

Last week, chastened Democrats proposed to freeze spending for the remainder of 2011, figuring that a reasonable compromise. Deeper cuts relished by Republicans were outrageous and unacceptable, they insisted....[view article]

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Hoyer Says Federal Budget May Not Be Balanced for 20 Years
CNS News - March 8, 2011

"Now [that] we're at $14 trillion in debt, I think the answer is - responsibly - we're not going to get there [a balanced budget] in ten years, but we have to be on a very considered path to get there, certainly, within the next decade and a half or two decades," Hoyer said Tuesday at his weekly press briefing....[view article]

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America's Survival, Inc. Supports King Hearings into Radical Islam and Urges a Probe of Al-Jazeera
Christian Newswire - March 8, 2011

MEDIA ADVISORY  -- The public policy group America's Survival, Inc. (ASI) today praised Rep. Peter King for scheduling congressional hearings on Thursday into the dangers posed by radical Islam in America and urged their expansion into the activities of the anti-American "Jihad TV" channel Al-Jazeera in the U.S....[view article]

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Senate GOP in Wisconsin Orders Police to Take AWOL Dems Into Custody
Fox News - March 3, 2011

Republicans in the Wisconsin Senate passed a resolution Thursday calling for police to take 14 Democrats into custody for contempt after they fled to Illinois to avoid voting on a bill that would strip public-sector unions of nearly all their collective bargaining rights.  ...[view article]

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Burnsville Police First To Use Body Cameras
CBN News - March 3, 2011

BURNSVILLE, Minn. (WCCO) - The Burnsville Police Department was the first law enforcement agency in the state to use body cameras when it started equipping officers with the technology last summer....[view article]

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Tennessee bill would make following Shariah a felony
AP - Associated Press - March 2, 2011

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee is considering making it a felony to follow some versions of the Islamic code known as Shariah, the most severe measure yet put forth by a national movement whose members believe extremist Muslims want Shariah to supersede the Constitution....[view article]

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Court says Illinois student has right to wear anti-gay shirt
AP - Associated Press - March 2, 2011

CHICAGO • An appeals court has upheld the rights of suburban Chicago students to wear T-shirts with the words "Be Happy, Not Gay."...[view article]

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China uses whistles, water, police on protests
My Way News - February 28, 2011

SHANGHAI (AP) - Large numbers of police - and new tactics like shrill whistles and street cleaning trucks - squelched overt protests in China for a second Sunday in a row after more calls for peaceful gatherings modeled on recent democratic movements in the Middle East....[view article]

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The Tea Party and Religion
The Pew Forum - February 28, 2011

The Tea Party movement clearly played a role in rejuvenating the Republican Party in 2010, helping the GOP take control of the House and make gains in the Senate. Tea Party supporters made up 41% of the electorate on Nov. 2, and 86% of them voted for Republican House candidates, according to exit polls....[view article]

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Church group blasts Obama for abandoning Defense of Marriage Act
OneNewsNow.com - February 24, 2011

WASHINGTON - A coalition of 34,000 black churches is blasting Obama's decision to stop defending the federal law that bans recognition of gay marriage....[view article]

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Congressman hopes to preserve, protect family
OneNewsNow.com - February 24, 2011

A Virginia Republican has introduced a bill to offset the State Department's actions that change passport forms in a manner that is unfriendly to the conservative, biblical definition of family....[view article]

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COMMENTARY: Wisconsin Issue - Steve Elliott President, Grassfire Nation
- February 24, 2011

Don't overlook what's happening in Wisconsin. I'm calling it a "statist uprising" -- with unions and the Obama political machine helping to push government-dependent citizens into a frenzy to demand that their government benefits not be cut in any way.Meanwhile, ABC is calling it a "Mutiny In America" and NBC's Brian Williams proclaims that citizens are "rising up and saying no to some of the most extreme cuts in the nation."Extreme "Cuts"? We're talking about asking...[view article]

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Urge Congress to Do What The President Will Not
- February 24, 2011

  Click Here to Urge your Member of Congress to Uphold the Law of The Land on Marriage Urge Congress to Do What The President Will Not February 24, 2011 Dear Christian Citizen, On Wednesday, in a political move designed to pander to his liberal ...[view article]

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Democrats, Republicans in Budget Standoff as Shutdown Looms
Bloomberg - February 23, 2011

Congressional Republicans and Democrats are preparing dueling plans to avert a U.S. government shutdown early next month as both sides refuse to budge so far in their standoff over spending cuts....[view article]

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Capitol Chaos: Paycheck Changes for Missing Senators
- February 23, 2011

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- State senators who miss two or more session days will no longer get paid through direct deposit. They'll have to pick up their checks in person on the Senate floor during a session....[view article]

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Italy Says 1,000 People Were Killed in Protests in Libya
NBC News - February 23, 2011

Muammar Gaddafi's attempts to crush a revolt against his four-decade rule have killed as many as 1,000 people and split Libya, Italy's Foreign Minister said on Wednesday....[view article]

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Shutdown Brinksmanship Redux: Nobody Wants It But Everyone's Talking About It
Fox News - February 23, 2011

Senate Democrats are seeking to cast House Speaker John Boehner as following in the missteps of former Speaker Newt Gingrich -- or perhaps former President George H.W. Bush -- saying Boehner's "read my lips" pledge last week to cut spending without delay will come back to bite him....[view article]

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Supreme Court refuses appeal about Ten Commandments displays
Jewish World Review - February 23, 2011

The US Supreme Court declined on Tuesday to take up a case examining whether Ten Commandments displays in two county courthouses in Kentucky were an unconstitutional endorsement of religion in violation of the First Amendment....[view article]

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Arizona Moslem convicted in 'honor killing' case
OneNewsNow.com - February 23, 2011

PHOENIX - A Phoenix jury convicted an Iraqi cult inspired Moslem immigrant of second-degree murder Tuesday for running over and killing his daughter in a case termed an "honor killing" by prosecutors who said the father carried out the attack because he believed his daughter had become too Westernized....[view article]

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China detains citizens who spread call to protest
AP - Associated Press - February 23, 2011

BEIJING (AP) -- Officials in China rounded up Internet users who had reposted a call for protests and charged them with subversion as the authoritarian government continued its campaign to crush any Middle East-style democracy movement, activists said Wednesday....[view article]

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Qaddafi's Grip Falters as His Forces Take On Protesters
The New York Times - February 22, 2011

TUNIS - Libya appeared to slip further into chaos on Tuesday, as clashes intensified between rebels and forces loyal to Col. Muammar el Qaddafi in Tripoli. Opposition forces in eastern Libya moved to consolidate their control....[view article]

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Top Sunni cleric says army should kill Kadhafi
AFP - February 22, 2011

DOHA - Influential Muslim cleric Yusuf al-Qaradawi issued a fatwa on Monday that any Libyan soldier who can shoot dead embattled leader Moamer Kadhafi should do so "to rid Libya of him."...[view article]

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What might a government shutdown look like?
- February 22, 2011

If Obama and congressional Republicans fail to agree soon on how to fund the final seven months of the fiscal year, some veterans might not receive benefits checks and other Americans would be unable to apply for Social Security....[view article]

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Political Fight Over Unions Escalates
- February 22, 2011

Unionism (Marxism?) vs Republican Capitalism -- The clash between Republicans and unions that caught fire in Wisconsin last week escalated Monday: Labor leaders planned to take their protests to dozens of other capitals and Democrats in a second state considered a walkout to stall bills that would limit union power....[view article]

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Libya: intelligence agency 'jamming' television signals
Telegraph - February 22, 2011

Libya's intelligence agency is behind the powerful jamming that has disrupted Al Jazeera television's signal across much of the Middle East and North Africa, the Arab satellite broadcaster said on Monday....[view article]

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Cables show China used debt holdings to press US
Breitbart - February 22, 2011

Leaked diplomatic cables vividly show China's willingness to translate its massive holdings of US debt into political influence on issues ranging from Taiwan's sovereignty to Washington's financial policy....[view article]

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Wisconsin Senate to vote on anti-union bill
AP - Associated Press - February 17, 2011

MADISON, Wis. - Protesters clogged the hallways of the Wisconsin state Capitol on Thursday as the Senate prepared to pass a momentous bill that would strip government workers, including school teachers, of nearly all collective bargaining rights....[view article]

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Hillary Clinton donors indicted
The Hill - February 17, 2011

A federal grand jury indicted two Virginia men on Wednesday for allegedly trying to illegally reimburse donors who gave to Hillary Rodham Clinton's Senate and presidential campaigns....[view article]

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Gaddafi next? Anti-government protests spread to Libya
Jewish World Review - February 17, 2011

CAIRO - The anti-government protest wave unleashed in Tunisia and Egypt in the past few weeks swept into Libya, where demonstrators battled security forces in a rare public outpouring of anger at longtime dictator Moammar Gadhafi, according to the organization Human Rights Watch....[view article]

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Democratic Lawmakers Stall Vote in Wisconsin, Protesters Gather at Capitol
PBS - February 17, 2011

Wisconsin police officers are looking for Democratic lawmakers who left the capitol before a scheduled vote on a bill that would strip state workers of their collective bargaining rights on Thursday....[view article]

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Healthcare Reform Law Requires New IRS Army Of 1,054
US News & World Report - February 16, 2011

The Internal Revenue Service says it will need an battalion of 1,054 new auditors and staffers and new facilities at a cost to taxpayers of more than $359 million in fiscal 2012 just to watch over the initial implementation of Obama's healthcare reforms. Among the new corps will be 81 workers assigned to make sure tanning salons pay a new 10 percent excise tax. Their cost: $11.5 million....[view article]

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House Begins Debate Over Plan to Chop Spending for Remainder of 2011
Fox News - February 16, 2011

Republicans have kicked off what is expected to be a weeklong debate on the House floor over their controversial blueprint for reducing spending by $100 billion over the rest of the 2011 budget year....[view article]

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Secretary Clinton: February 2011 » Internet Rights and Wrongs: Choices & Challenges in a Networked World
- February 16, 2011

Remarks by Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State, George Washington University Washington, DC - February 15, 2011...[view article]

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Rifqa to the rescue
OneNewsNow.com - February 15, 2011

Following the highly publicized custody battle with her Moslem parents, Christian convert Rifqa Bary is now defending the Florida attorney who helped secure her safety....[view article]

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Georgia Files Personhood Amendment
Christian Newswire - February 15, 2011

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., Feb. 15, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- At a press hearing today, Senator Barry Loudermilk, (R-52) a veteran pro-life leader, announced his filing of the Personhood Amendment, SR 153, in the Georgia Senate....[view article]

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Obama, GOP Leaders Call Meeting Constructive, but Republicans Continue Criticism
Politics Daily - February 10, 2011

In an effort to make peace with his Republican detractors, Obama hosted three GOP leaders at a White House lunch Wednesday with both sides later pledging to cooperate on tackling the deficit and to seek common ground on other issues....[view article]

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Tea Party Creates Own Magazine to Reflect Movement's Values
Roll Call - February 9, 2011

The tea party movement, known for its regular attacks on the media, is formally joining the media business....[view article]

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Munich conference to discuss Russia-NATO missile defense network
RIANOVOSTI - February 7, 2011

The creation of a joint Russia-NATO missile defense network will be a key issue on the agenda of the upcoming global security conference in Munich, a German diplomat said on Monday....[view article]

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Protecting Wyoming from sharia law
OneNewsNow.com - February 3, 2011

Wyoming may follow Oklahoma's lead and consider a ban on sharia law, as a legislator has proposed a bill that would amend the state's Constitution and bar judges from using cultic Islamic and international law when ruling on cases before the court....[view article]

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Too Late for Reform Now
- February 3, 2011

Reform? Sorry, the time to call for that was a year ago, five years ago, ten years ago. Egyptians no longer want President Mubarak to reform; they simply want no more Mubaraks. Top-down political reform is now over in Egypt. In its place we are seeing bottom-up change, with all its many risks....[view article]

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Mubarak supporters clash with crowds after army tells protesters: 'Go home'
The Washington Post - February 2, 2011

CAIRO - The Egyptian army called Wednesday for an end to the massive demonstrations that have shaken President Hosni Mubarak's grip on power, and the atmosphere turned ominous as the anti-government crowds were confronted by angry Mubarak supporters....[view article]

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Yemen's president says he won't seek re-election or hand power to son
CNN - February 2, 2011

(CNN) -- Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh will not seek re-election once his current term ends in 2013, he said Wednesday, after more than three decades in office....[view article]

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Heritage Foundation gets tough with Dems looking to raise limit
WorldNetDaily - February 2, 2011

Members of the Obama administration and the Democratic Party urgently have been warning Congress, especially GOP members of the House, that the U.S. debt limit must be raised - and raised soon - to avoid default, the dollar's collapse and various other catastrophies....[view article]

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China-U.S. Human Rights Forum to Discuss China's Transition to Civil Society
Christian Newswire - January 31, 2011

leaders from around the United States start to gather in the nation's capital for the annual National Prayer Breakfast, Chinese and U.S. lawyers, academics and religious freedom activists will discuss ways to promote China's transition to a civil society at a human rights forum Tuesday evening, Feb. 1, at George Mason University....[view article]

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Baltimore Anti-Pregnancy Center Law Declared Unconstitutional; Care Net Celebrates Victory for Pro-Life Organizations Nationwide
Christian Newswire - January 31, 2011

LANSDOWNE, Va., Jan. 28, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- On Friday, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland found an anti-pregnancy center law in Baltimore City unconstitutional, sending a message across the country that similar legislative efforts by abortion advocates to shut down pregnancy centers cannot be upheld....[view article]

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Cantor, Hoyer lead push for Obama pledge to veto Palestinian resolution
The Hill - January 31, 2011

Key House leaders sent a letter to Obama on Thursday evening urging that the U.S. veto a resolution at the U.N. Security Council that would declare any post-1967 Israeli settlements, including East Jerusalem, illegal....[view article]

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Florida judge rules health care law unconstitutional
NBC News - January 31, 2011

A federal judge has ruled that the health care reform bill signed into law by Obama in March is unconstitutional. Judge Roger Vinson, a Reagan appointee serving in Pensacola, Florida, ruled that key components of the law are unconstitutional and that the entire law "must be declared void."...[view article]

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U.S. set to fly thousands of Americans from Egypt
AP - Associated Press - January 31, 2011

WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department is set to evacuate U.S. citizens from Egypt on chartered planes, but it is relying largely on friends and families in the United States to relay that information to stranded Americans....[view article]

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Authorities Fear Cops Being Targeted After at Least 11 Officers Shot in 24 Hours
Fox News - January 26, 2011

Authorities are worried a recent wave of police officer shootings may not be a coincidence...[view article]

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Voters React to Obama's State of the Union
Fox News - January 26, 2011

SEAN HANNITY: Good evening welcome to the special edition of "Hannity." President Obama addressed the nation tonight in his annual State of the Union address. And unlike his previous addresses, this one came before a divided Congress with Republicans now in control of the House....[view article]

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US warns Palestinians over Security Council resolution
AFP - January 20, 2011

UNITED NATIONS (AFP) - Palestinian envoys on Wednesday stepped up lobbying for a Security Council resolution condemning Israeli settlement building but the United States spoke out strongly against the initiative....[view article]

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FBI Rounding Up 100 Mobsters in Biggest Mafia Bust in New York History
NBC News - January 20, 2011

Charges range from gambling to racketeering to murder...[view article]

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Mafia bust nets more than 100 members of organized crime in sweeping crackdown
New York Daily News - January 20, 2011

Federal authorities have arrested more than 100 members and associates of organized crime Thursday in a sweeping crackdown on the city's five Mafia families....[view article]

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Abortion on deck in health care debate
POLITICO.com - January 20, 2011

House Republicans will follow their health care law repeal vote with a more targeted attack: legislation to take down provisions that they contend allow for taxpayer funding of abortion....[view article]

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Will a new $40 billion maternal and child health fund include abortion?
C-Fam - January 20, 2011

NEW YORK, January 20 (C-FAM) Will a new $40 billion maternal and child health fund include abortion? A just-announced UN commission will decide. The new commission is supposed to "make transparent" funds slated for the UN Secretary General's Global Strategy for Women's and Children's Health, announced last September at a UN summit....[view article]

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Congress: Getting Back to Normal
Fox News - January 18, 2011

This is the day Congress starts to move on. The tragedy in Arizona is long from forgotten. But after a week of mourning, the House of Representatives picks up today where it left off ten days ago. Back before a hail of bullets began ricocheting around an Arizona parking lot. Type the intro here if you are linking to another story, otherwise paste the entire story here and leave the url blank. The website will display a maximum of 80...[view article]

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House Set to Launch Health Law Challenge
Fox News - January 18, 2011

House Republicans, toning down their rhetoric slightly, plan to reset the debate over the health law repeal Tuesday on Capitol Hill, building a strictly economic case against "Obamacare" after pausing for a week out of respect for the victims of the Tucson shooting....[view article]

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House moves closer to health care repeal vote
CNN - January 18, 2011

Washington (CNN) -- House Republicans moved one step closer Tuesday to fulfilling their 2010 campaign promise to repeal President Barack Obama's controversial health care overhaul....[view article]

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Congressman Hunter introduced H.R. 290 to grant all religious symbols inclusion in monuments that commemorate the service of the US Armed Forces.
- January 18, 2011

As previously mentioned, Cong. Hunter and Bilbray wrote a letter to DoJ and DoD urging Attorney General Eric Holder and Defense Secretary Robert Gates to vigorously defend the Memorial....[view article]

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Bills must meet constitutional standards
OneNewsNow.com - January 13, 2011

A freshman member of the 112th Congress says the recent reading of the Constitution on the House floor was more than just a symbolic move by the GOP-controlled body....[view article]

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Congress Job Approval Rebounds to 20%
Gallup.com - January 12, 2011

PRINCETON, NJ -- Americans' approval of the job Congress is doing rose in early January to 20%, after falling to a record-low 13% in mid-December and registering 17% in November. Support for Congress had been at or near 20% from about May of last year through October. [Now that Americans' voices are represented.]...[view article]

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City won't allow Tree of Life to take root
OneNewsNow.com - January 11, 2011

A Christian school is suing an Ohio city for refusing to grant it a permit to use its own new building. In an effort to alleviate overcrowding issues and bring in more students, Tree of Life Christian Schools purchased a building in Upper Arlington, Ohio....[view article]

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VIDEO: Father Of 9 Year Old Murder Victim In Tucson Does Not Want Restrictions Of Freedoms!
YouTube.com - January 10, 2011

The father Of 9 year old murder victim In Tucson does not want restrictions of freedoms as pushed by the liberals!...[view article]

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North Korea proposes talks with South, Seoul put forward conditions
RIANOVOSTI - January 10, 2011

North Korea proposed South in an official letter to hold talks between the countries, while Seoul put forward its own conditions for the talks the Yonhap news agency reported citing a government source as saying....[view article]

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Toward Sensible Monetary Policy
- January 10, 2011

Last week the 112th Congress was sworn in. I am pleased that I will be chairing the Monetary Policy Subcommittee of the Financial Services Committee, which has oversight of the Federal Reserve. Obviously, this position will facilitate my efforts to ensure the Fed provides the American people with more information about what they have been doing with and to our money. Not surprisingly, since my chairmanship was announced, apologists for the Fed have been recycling the old...[view article]

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Drone may be coming to Miami-Dade
- January 6, 2011

DORAL, Fla. (WSVN) -- A new piece of technology may soon be coming to South Florida, but is already raising concerns from residents....[view article]

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Best News of the Day! Nancy Pelosi perma-grins and bears it as she hands speaker's gavel to John Boehner
The Washington Post - January 6, 2011

Nancy Pelosi smiled and applauded on the House floor Wednesday afternoon as the clerk read the tally of the vote that formally ended her speakership. [Many in the nation applaud even louder!]...[view article]

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Democrats' defection from Pelosi is historic
The Washington Post - January 6, 2011

How divided are Democrats' right now? With 19 Democrats withholding support from Nancy Pelosi for House speaker on Wednesday, it represented the largest defection from a party's speaker nominee in nearly a century....[view article]

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Utah's $1.5 billion cyber-security center under way
Deseret News - January 6, 2011

CAMP WILLIAMS — Today's groundbreaking for a $1.5 billion National Security Administration data center is being billed as important in the short term for construction jobs and important in the long term for Utah's reputation as a technology center....[view article]

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American Christians Express Fear of Federal Government Again
Christian Newswire - January 6, 2011

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 5, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- In an annual online poll conducted by DefendChristians.Org, a ministry of the Christian Anti-Defamation Commission, the surprising number one rated anti-Christian act of 2010 was the threat of the federal government interfering in the employment decisions of ministries. If passed, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) would have forced ministries to hire people who don't uphold the faith and values of the organization. For the second straight year it was the policies of...[view article]

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Over Two Million Children are Homeschooled
Christian Newswire - January 6, 2011

PURCELLVILLE, Va., Jan. 4, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- In a new study released today the National Home Education Research Institute (NHERI) estimates there are over 2 million children being homeschooled in the U.S. in 2010. "The growth of the modern homeschool movement has been remarkable," said Michael Smith, president of HSLDA. "Just 30 years ago there were only an estimated 20,000 homeschooled children," he added....[view article]

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Obama to sign food safety bill
CNN - January 4, 2011

Washington (CNN) -- Obama is expected to sign into law the most-sweeping overhaul of America's food safety system since 1938 after he returns to Washington on Tuesday from a family vacation in Hawaii....[view article]

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Crisis envoys meet with Gbagbo as pressure mounts
CNN - January 4, 2011

Abidjan, Ivory Coast (CNN) -- Three representatives of the Economic Community of West African States and an African Union representative met twice Monday with self-declared Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo in an attempt to persuade him to step down, but there was no indication late in the day that they were near their goal....[view article]

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14 states may target birthright citizenship
AP - Associated Press - January 4, 2011

Arizona state politicians will introduce model legislation this week to encourage states to prevent children of illegal immigrants from being granted citizenship under the 14th Amendment....[view article]

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GOP sets up huge target for budget ax
The New York Times - January 4, 2011

WASHINGTON - The incoming Republican majority in the House is moving to make good on its promise to cut $100 billion from domestic spending this year, a goal eagerly backed by conservatives but one carrying substantial political and economic risks....[view article]

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Nearly 5,000 pounds of pot found among tomatoes in Arizona
AZCentral.com - January 4, 2011

NOGALES, Ariz. - Customs and Border Protection officers say they've seized nearly 5,000 pounds of marijuana from a tractor-trailer hauling green tomatoes into Arizona....[view article]

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Schumer: Health care foes should forgo coverage
POLITICO.com - January 4, 2011

New York Senator Chuck Schumer is pushing Republican members of Congress who oppose last year's health care legislation to decline health coverage for themselves and their families....[view article]

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'Let them do it!': Chavez dares U.S. to cut ties
MSNBC - December 29, 2010

CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dared the United States to expel his ambassador or cut off diplomatic ties in retaliation for his rejection of Washington's choice for ambassador to Caracas....[view article]

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Most Fear FCC Regulations on Internet Would Promote Political Agenda
Rasmussen Report - December 28, 2010

American voters believe free market competition will protect Internet users more than government regulation and fear that regulation will be used to push a political agenda....[view article]

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VIDEO: Outgoing Democrat Blames Chinese For Loss?
Real Clear Politics - December 28, 2010

ABC News: "I think it's strangling us," Rep. Carol Shea-Porter (D-NH) said. "They're in the halls of Congress everywhere, and it means, for example, that you sit on a committee and you say something about concern about Chinese influence or something, you don't even know if in the next election, somehow or another, they manage to send some money to some group that now doesn't even have to say where they got it."...[view article]

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111th Congress Added More Debt Than First 100 Congresses Combined: $10,429 Per Person in U.S.
CNS News - December 28, 2010

(CNSNews.com) - The federal government has accumulated more new debt--$3.22 trillion ($3,220,103,625,307.29)-during the tenure of the 111th Congress than it did during the first 100 Congresses combined, according to official debt figures published by the U.S. Treasury....[view article]

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Obama's Stunning Turnaround
CNN - December 23, 2010

(CNN) -- Voters who flocked to the Republican banner seven weeks ago are probably scratching their heads, wondering, "Who really won in November?" After handing the president and Congressional Democrats the worst drubbing in more than half a century, they can only watch in disbelief as President Barack Obama has reeled off a series of unexpected victories....[view article]

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Census shows slowing US growth, brings GOP gains
AP - Associated Press - December 22, 2010

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican-leaning states will gain at least a half dozen House seats thanks to the 2010 census, which found the nation's population growing more slowly than in past decades but still shifting to the South and West....[view article]

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Fast growth in states with no income tax
Washington Examiner - December 22, 2010

For those of us who are demographic buffs, Christmas came four days early when Census Bureau director Robert Groves announced on Tuesday the first results of the 2010 census and the reapportionment of House seats (and therefore electoral votes) among the states....[view article]

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Internet Gets New Rules of the Road
Wall Street Journal - December 22, 2010

WASHINGTON-Consumers for the first time got federally approved rules guaranteeing their right to view what they want on the Internet. The new framework could also result in tiered charges for web access and alter how companies profit from the network...[view article]

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DeMint vows to reverse FCC's 'Internet takeover'
Washington Examiner - December 22, 2010

Sen. Jim DeMint, R-SC, says Federal Communications Commission should be renamed the "Fabricating a Crisis Commission," following a vote by the panel's three Democrats to approve proposed rules that amount to a hostile takeover of the Internet by a government agency acting illegally....[view article]

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GOP senators vote to clear New START pact hurdle
Washington Times - December 22, 2010

The Senate voted Tuesday to limit debate on the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START), paving the way for final ratification of the arms-control pact as key Republicans defied their party leadership and announced support for the accord....[view article]

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Same-sex couple adoption voided
AP - Associated Press - December 22, 2010

RALEIGH -- North Carolina's highest court on Monday voided a state senator's adoption of her former domestic partner's biological son, a move that appears to close a method for same-sex couples to adopt unless the legislature steps in....[view article]

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China bars English words in all publications
Breitbart - December 22, 2010

Chinese newspapers, books and websites will no longer be allowed to use English words and phrases, the country's publishing body has announced, saying the "purity" of the Chinese language is in peril....[view article]

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SBA List Claims Pro-Life Grassroots Victory in Passage of Defense Bill Without Pro-Abortion Amendment
Christian Newswire - December 22, 2010

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2010 /Christian Newswire/ -- Today, the Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List) celebrated the passage of a Department of Defense Authorization Bill without the pro-abortion Burris Amendment which would have allowed for elective abortions to be performed on taxpayer-funded domestic and international military bases. SBA List President Marjorie Dannenfelser said:...[view article]

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New Start: US Senate approves Russia nuclear treaty
BBC - December 22, 2010

US senators have voted to ratify a much-delayed nuclear arms treaty that will pave the way for new cuts in American and Russian nuclear arsenals....[view article]

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FCC to Vote on Internet Regulation Plan Despite Economic Warnings
Fox News - December 21, 2010

Lawmakers are on high alert as the Federal Communications Commission prepares to vote on a plan to regulate the Internet despite warnings that it could choke industry investment and hurt the economy as a whole....[view article]

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2010 census to show slowing US growth, GOP gains
AP - Associated Press - December 21, 2010

WASHINGTON - If government estimates hold true, the closely watched 2010 census will show America's once-torrid population growth dropping to its lowest level in seven decades. In Congress, the steady migration to the South and West should be a boon for Republicans, with GOP-leaning states led by Texas picking up House seats....[view article]

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Homeland Security's Crackdown on Websites Trafficking Counterfeit Goods Raises Alarms
Fox News - December 21, 2010

Department of Homeland Security has seized more than 80 domain names since November - shutting down websites it alleges have been trafficking in counterfeit goods....[view article]

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Eight States in South, West to Gain House Seats Based on 2010 Census Results
Fox News - December 21, 2010

Republican-leaning states all across the South and West will gain congressional seats based on the results of the 2010 Census, according to population counts released Tuesday, a shift that will likely result in a change of strategy by political groups hoping to maximize in 2012....[view article]

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Congress: No to Palestinian statehood declaration
YNet News - December 16, 2010

House of Representatives unanimously decides to remind Obama it supports Israel, passes motion saying US will not recognize Palestinian state declared without Israel's approval, veto UN resolution to this effect if it is brought forth...[view article]

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'Dangerous' for feds to get involved in Moslem's lawsuit
OneNewsNow.com - December 16, 2010

A legal expert says it's a "dangerous" precedent for the federal government to sue a suburban Chicago school district for denying a Moslem middle-school teacher unpaid leave to make a pilgrimage to Mecca....[view article]

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Obama predicts success for tax deal
CNN - December 10, 2010

Washington (CNN) -- Obama said Friday he's confident that Congress will pass a compromise tax package despite the objections of House Democrats....[view article]

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Haiti candidates move toward direct confrontation
WORLD Magazine - December 10, 2010

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- Haitians prepared for armed clashes and more days of flaming barricades as rival candidates called on supporters to take to streets and tip the balance in a sharply disputed presidential election....[view article]

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Gov't crackdown spurs initiatives to route around DNS
- December 10, 2010

ITworld - Over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the principal investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), led an alphabet soup of government agencies in seizing the domain names of 82 Web sites (PDF) that ICE said were "engaged in the illegal sale and distribution of counterfeit goods and copyrighted works" (See: Operation In Our Sites v. 2.0). The seizures were accomplished by getting the VeriSign registry, owner of the .com and .net...[view article]

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Traffic Tickets Going High-Tech
NBC News - December 9, 2010

First we had red-light cameras snapping photos of intersection scofflaws and generating an almost automatic ticket. Now, it looks like we could have motorcycle traffic cops issuing citations from a little handheld device, called an E-ticket machine, rather than whipping out the ticket pad and writing a ticket by hand....[view article]

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Unhappy Dems Say Tax Cut Bill Likely to Pass
Fox News - December 9, 2010

WASHINGTON -- Slowly, painfully and reluctantly, congressional Democrats are slogging their way toward acceptance of President Barack Obama's tax cut compromise, which would let rich and poor Americans keep Bush-era tax cuts that were scheduled to expire this month....[view article]

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DREAM or Nightmare? Immigration Bill Clears House, but Appears Doomed
AP - Associated Press - December 9, 2010

WASHINGTON -- Less than 24 hours after the House carved out a path to legalization for hundreds of thousands of foreign-born youngsters brought to this country illegally, their hopes of legal status are likely to be dashed in the Senate....[view article]

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Abortionist Released from Jail Against Recommendations in Abortion Manslaughter Case
Christian Newswire - December 9, 2010

BARSTABLE, Mass., Dec. 8, 2010 /Christian Newswire/ -- Eileen Smith, who helped bring abortionist Rapin Osathanondh to justice for killing her 22-year old daughter, Laura Hope Smith during a botched abortion in Hyannis, Massachusetts, in 2007, tells Operation Rescue that Osathanondh has won a motion for early release from jail today after serving only half of his sentence....[view article]

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You Decide: VIDEO - Newt Gingrich: "Victory or Death!"
YouTube.com - December 9, 2010

Type the intro here if you are linking to another story, otherwise paste the entire story here and leave the url blank. The website will display a maximum of 80 words for the introduction. If you are pasting from Word use the word pasteboard icon....[view article]

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Democrats delay action on young immigrants bill
AP - Associated Press - December 9, 2010

WASHINGTON - The Senate moved Thursday to delay a politically charged showdown vote on legislation carving out a path to legal status for foreign-born youngsters brought to this country illegally, putting off but probably not preventing the measure's demise....[view article]

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Republicans Slam DREAM Act for Including Immigrants With Criminal Records
Fox News - December 8, 2010

With both chambers of Congress cruising toward a vote on the DREAM Act as early as Wednesday afternoon, Republicans are grousing about what they argue is a glaring loophole that allows illegal immigrant criminals to qualify for a green card....[view article]

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Democrats could scuttle Obama-GOP tax cut deal
McClatchy - December 7, 2010

WASHINGTON - Obama reached agreement Monday with congressional Republicans to extend and deepen tax cuts temporarily - and extend unemployment insurance - in hopes of stirring the economy and creating jobs....[view article]

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Fed Withholds Collateral Data for $885 Billion in Financial-Crisis Loans
Bloomberg - December 2, 2010

The Federal Reserve withheld details on individual securities pledged as collateral by recipients of $885 billion in central bank loans, denying taxpayers a measure of the risks they faced from its emergency aid....[view article]

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Rep. Buyer Blasts Acting Dem Speaker: "This is why the People have Thrown You Out"
YouTube.com - December 1, 2010

A must watch video: This video shows the utter contempt of the Lame Duck Congress toward hearing out the voice of the  majority who want to be heard on the floor of Congress....[view article]

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House May Block Food Safety Bill Over Senate Error
Roll Call - December 1, 2010

A food safety bill that has burned up precious days of the Senate’s lame-duck session appears headed back to the chamber because Democrats violated a constitutional provision requiring that tax provisions originate in the House....[view article]

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Senate GOP Pledges to Block All Bills but Tax and Budget
Roll Call - December 1, 2010

Senate Republicans informed Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) in a letter signed by all members of the minority Conference that they will block all legislation during the lame-duck session until the chamber has acted to fund the government and extend Bush-era tax cuts for all income tax brackets....[view article]

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GOP's Cantor: No time to increase taxes on anybody
My Way News - November 30, 2010

WASHINGTON (AP) - The No. 2 House Republican is showing little wiggle room on tax cuts going into a critical meeting at the White House with President Barack Obama....[view article]

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EU launches antitrust probe into alleged Google abuses
BBC - November 30, 2010

The European Commission has launched an investigation into Google after other search engines complained that the firm had abused its dominant position....[view article]

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Court validates student's right to religious speech
OneNewsNow.com - November 30, 2010

Montana's highest court has ruled in favor of a former Montana high school valedictorian who was banned from speaking at her graduation because her speech contained religious references....[view article]

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Aiming for Arizona-type immigration law
OneNewsNow.com - November 30, 2010

Advocates of an immigration law similar to Arizona's measure may begin collecting signatures to place the regulation on the California ballot in 2012. The measure would mandate law enforcement officials to verify, at the scene, the immigration status of anyone they stop and suspect is in the country illegally....[view article]

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State Democrats defecting to GOP
AP - Associated Press - November 30, 2010

ATLANTA - Staggering Election Day losses are not the Democratic Party's final indignity this year. At least 13 state lawmakers in five states have defected to Republican ranks since the Nov. 2 election, adding to already huge GOP gains in state legislatures. And that number could grow as next year's legislative sessions draw near....[view article]

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Food Safety Bill Passed in Senate, With a Side of Pork
AOL News - November 30, 2010

(Nov. 30) -- What's cookin'? -- In a rare case of bipartisanship, the Senate passed a $1.4 billion food safety bill today designed to grant the Food and Drug Administration greater authority over recalls, among other safety measures aimed at preventing dangerous food-borne illness outbreaks. Part of the bill, however, ensured that federal earmarks, often referred to as "pork," would not be banned....[view article]

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Proposition 8 on Trial: A Federal Court of Appeals Takes Up California's Gay Marriage Ban
The Pew Forum - November 24, 2010

On Dec. 6, 2010, a federal appeals court in San Francisco will hear arguments in a case challenging the constitutionality of Proposition 8, a voter-approved 2008 California ballot initiative that banned same-sex marriage in the state. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to hear the case, Perry v. Schwarzenegger, after Proposition 8 was declared unconstitutional earlier in 2010 by a lower federal district court....[view article]

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Biggest Threat to Internet Is Government, Warns Group
PC World - November 23, 2010

Speaking in Brussels on Tuesday, the organization's European director, Frederic Donck, called on all Internet users to continue "to promote and protect the open, transparent, inclusive and collaborative nature of the Internet that underpins its success."...[view article]

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Web Censorship Bill Sails Through Senate Committee
WIRED.com - November 19, 2010

Who says Congress never gets anything done? On Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approved a bill that would give the Attorney General the right to shut down websites with a court order if copyright infringement is deemed "central to the activity" of the site - regardless if the website has actually committed a crime. The Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act (COICA) is among the most draconian laws ever considered to combat digital piracy, and contains what some have...[view article]

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Feds to hospitals: Go gay...or go broke
OneNewsNow.com - November 19, 2010

The Department of Health and Human Services has ordered special visitation rights for hospitalized homosexuals if the facilities receive Medicare or Medicaid funds -- an announcement that is being well received among homosexual activist groups....[view article]

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Ghailani verdict - 'foolish, misguided strategy'
OneNewsNow.com - November 19, 2010

The former commander of the USS Cole says Attorney General Eric Holder should step down following yesterday's decision by a civilian court to acquit a former Guantanamo Bay detainee of virtually all the charges stemming from terrorist bombings on two American embassies in Africa in 1998 that left more than 200 people dead....[view article]

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Boehner, Republicans Plan $100 Billion Budget Rollback
Newsmax.com - November 19, 2010

Incoming House Speaker John Boehner and his new tea-party fueled colleagues are laying the groundwork for what would be, in absolute terms, the largest reduction ever in federal discretionary spending....[view article]

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First conviction unlikely to help Obama shut Gitmo
AP - Associated Press - November 18, 2010

WASHINGTON- The first court conviction of a Guantanamo Bay detainee did little to push Obama closer to shuttering the island prison, making it increasingly likely his campaign promise will remain unmet by the time his current term expires....[view article]

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Prayer Targets: Sen. Jim DeMint, Lame Duck Session, DADT, Federal Nominees, CEDAW, ObamaCare Lawsuit
Family Research Council - November 18, 2010

  "So truth fails, and he who departs from evil makes himself a prey...." Isaiah 59:15 Dear Praying Friends, God heard our prayers, and American voters sent some very fine men and women to represent us in Washington, but they will now be targeted for constant attack by those who hold God's law and the Constitution in contempt. We must pray for our leaders, new and old, to help them be stalwart in the defense and advance or righteousness and justice! Rev. E.M....[view article]

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GOP lawmaker: Full-body scanners violate Fourth Amendment
The Hill - November 18, 2010

A GOP lawmaker said Tuesday the full-body scanners now employed by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) violate the Fourth Amendment to the constitution, which protects against "unreasonable searches and seizures."...[view article]

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Rahm Residency Issue Grows
NBC News - November 18, 2010

Rahm Emanuel's percieved residency issue is about to get real. Next week a veteran election lawyer will file paperwork in an attempt to knock Emanuel off the ballot for allegedly failing to meet residency requirements that stipulate a candidate must live in the city for one year before election....[view article]

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Pelosi Expected to Remain Democratic Leader!
Fox News - November 17, 2010

WASHINGTON -- Despite suffering near-historic election losses this month, House Democrats appear ready to keep their leadership team intact, with Nancy Pelosi of California still on top....[view article]

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House Democrats and Republicans to choose leadership
CNN - November 17, 2010

Washington (CNN) -- Leadership elections for the Democratic and Republican caucuses in the House are scheduled for Wednesday. Republicans, who won a net gain of at least 60 seats in the midterm elections, will control that chamber next year....[view article]

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Boehner favored as 61st House Speaker on his 61st birthday
The Hill - November 17, 2010

House Republicans unanimously elected Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio) to be the Speaker-designate of the House of Representatives. As expected, members of the House GOP conference voted for the Ohio Republican as their choice to be the 61st Speaker of the House on his 61st birthday....[view article]

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Army colonel recommends trial in Moslem Fort Hood rampage
AP - Associated Press - November 17, 2010

DALLAS (AP) - A military official is recommending that an Army psychiatrist stand trial and face the death penalty for last year's fatal shooting rampage at Fort Hood, a defense attorney said Wednesday....[view article]

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Lame Duck Senate to Push Anti-Constitutional U.N. Treaty
Christian Newswire - November 17, 2010

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17 /Christian Newswire/ -- A Senate subcommittee will hold a hearing on the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) on Thursday, November 18. Concerned Women for America (CWA) has led the fight for 15 years to oppose this anti-woman, unconstitutional U.N. treaty....[view article]

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New POLITICO Power and the People poll, only 26 percent of the public believes he will be reelected as president in 2012.
POLITICO.com - November 16, 2010

The midterms not only dealt a big shock to Democrats but also sent a message to Obama. According to the new POLITICO Power and the People poll, only 26 percent of the public believes he will be reelected as president in 2012 [Obama will need to prove that he is a natural born citizen in order to run in 2012.]...[view article]

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Nancy Pelosi scrambles to thwart rebellion
POLITICO.com - November 16, 2010

Nancy Pelosi is getting the first test of her might under the new Democratic reality as she scrambles to extinguish a rebellion against her power to appoint lieutenants to top party posts. Realizing they don't have the votes to knock the defeated speaker from the top perch in party leadership, moderate Blue Dog Democrats have set their sights a little lower, targeting liberal Pelosi enforcers George Miller (D-Calif.), Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) and Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.), all of whom hold influential...[view article]

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NYPD Commences Use Of Iris Scans Of Suspects
CBSNews.com - November 16, 2010

NEW YORK - Along with fingerprints and mug shots, the New York City Police Department is now taking photographs of the irises of crime suspects. The NYPD says the images will be used to help avoid cases of mistaken identity. The process takes about five seconds. Every suspect will be scanned again using a handheld device shortly before they are arraigned to make sure the irises match....[view article]

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Harry Reid creates special leadership job for Chuck Schumer
POLITICO.com - November 16, 2010

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid plans to overhaul the Senate Democratic leadership next year, handing New York Sen. Chuck Schumer an expanded role spearheading the party's messaging efforts....[view article]

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“Overview and Prayer Alerts” for the Lame Duck Session of Congress
Federal Intercessors - November 16, 2010

  After reviewing news reports, and some phone conversations late today to personnel in Washington, here is my “Overview and Prayer Alerts” for the Lame Duck Session of Congress. The “Lame Duck” Session of Congress is in session beginning this week. They will break next week for Thanksgiving, and come back the following Monday for at least one more week, but that could be extended for a possible 3 weeks or more. The New Member Orientation is happening this week...[view article]

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Rangle: GUILTY As charged!
- November 16, 2010

A House ethics panel has convicted Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.) on 11 of 13 counts of violating House ethics rules. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), the chairwoman of the adjudicatory subcommittee and the full House ethics committee, announced the decision late Tuesday morning following an abbreviated public trial of the 20-term lawmaker and nearly six hours of deliberations....[view article]

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Tuition Breaks for Illegal Immigrants in CA
Fox News - November 16, 2010

California may have dodged a major conflict with Federal law when its voters rejected legalized pot in this month's election, but now a new ruling by the state's Supreme Court is setting up another conflict: this one over in-state public college tuition for illegal immigrants....[view article]

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Feds favor sanctuary cities with millions in grants
OneNewsNow.com - November 16, 2010

An immigration reform activist is hopeful the new Congress will hold the Justice Department accountable for reportedly giving millions of dollars to cities that are providing sanctuary to illegal immigrants....[view article]

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Supreme Court Justice Napolitano saying - ObamaCare not Constitutional!
YouTube.com - November 12, 2010

This is a video of one of a U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Justice Napolitano saying - ObamaCare is not Constitutional! Watch this short video of a speech that he made at a Campaign for Liberty gathering....[view article]

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SC high court overturns street preacher conviction
AP - Associated Press - November 9, 2010

COLUMBIA, S.C.- South Carolina's high court has overturned the conviction of a man arrested for preaching against homosexuality on a sidewalk in downtown Greenville. The state Supreme Court on Monday said the city ordinance prohibiting humiliating, offensive, scary or obscene comments is too vague to be enforced and is therefore unconstitutional....[view article]

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House GOP Transition Team Focuses on Overhauling House Operations, Transparency
Fox News - November 9, 2010

House Republicans were meeting Tuesday to map out a transition plan to take the majority in the 112th Congress, calling in former Rep. Jim Nussle, who helped guide the 1994 Republican Revolution into power, and prioritizing changes in both policy and procedure....[view article]

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'Arizona Style' Immigration Law Proposed in Texas
- November 8, 2010

Less than an hour after the period began for filing bills for consideration in the 2011 Legislative session, State Rep. Debbie Riddle (R-Tomball), a leader of the newly muscular conservatives in the Legislature, filed an 'Arizona style' measure that would crack down on illegal immigration, 1200 WOAI news reports....[view article]

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"MOSLEM" Cult Sues OK Over anti-Sharia Measure
Fox News - November 5, 2010

Just two days after Oklahoma voters approved a ballot measure banning state courts from considering Islamic or international law when ruling on cases, a local "Moslem" cult has filed a federal lawsuit saying the measure is unconstitutional....[view article]

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Americans Vote for Maturity
Wall Street Journal - November 5, 2010

'The people have spoken, the bastards." That would be how Democrats in the White House and on Capitol Hill are feeling. The last two years of their leadership have been rebuffed. The question for the Democratic Party: Was it worth it? Was it worth following the president and the speaker in their mad pursuit of liberal legislation the country would not, could not, like? And what will you do now? Which path will you take?...[view article]

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Senate GOP Leader Takes Aim at Health Law
Fox News - November 4, 2010

WASHINGTON -- The Senate's Republican leader says congressional lawmakers can and should vote to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law, repeatedly if necessary....[view article]

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Reid Willing to Listen on Tax Cuts - But Making Them Permanent "Won't Happen"
Fox News - November 4, 2010

Senate Democrats, having lost at least six seats to Republicans in this year's elections, are showing only a glimmer of compromise on the the Bush tax cuts which are set to expire on Dec. 31....[view article]

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New House Judiciary Chairman to Obama: Prepare for Investigations
- November 4, 2010

The San Antonio Congressman who is in line to become chairman of the powerful House Judiciary Committee is promising 'a number of investigations and oversight committee actions' which he vows will 'hold the administration accountable,' 1200 WOAI news reports....[view article]

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GOP Wins House in Huge Swing
Wall Street Journal - November 3, 2010

Obama prepared Wednesday to extend an olive branch to victorious Republicans after a historic GOP tidal wave swept the Democrats from power in the House of Representatives, state legislatures and governorships from coast to coast....[view article]

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Voters ban judges from using international law
AP - Associated Press - November 3, 2010

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma voters have approved a measure that would forbid judges from considering international law or Islamic law when deciding cases....[view article]

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Iowans dismiss three justices
- November 3, 2010

Three Iowa Supreme Court justices lost their seats Tuesday in a historic upset fueled by their 2009 decision that allowed same-sex couples to marry. Vote totals from 96 percent of Iowa's 1,774 precincts showed Chief Justice Marsha Ternus and Justices David Baker and Michael Streit with less than the simple majority needed to stay on the bench....[view article]

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Republicans Win Majority of Governorships
Fox News - November 3, 2010

The Republicans won the House, the Democrats kept the Senate, and the GOP won the tiebreaker, capturing a majority of the nation's governor mansions....[view article]

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Good Riddance! Iowa voters oust justices who made same-sex marriage legal
CNN - November 3, 2010

(CNN) -- Voters in Iowa chose to remove three high court justices who helped make Iowa the first Midwestern state to permit same-sex marriage....[view article]

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Federal Court Extends Hold on Ruling Against 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
Fox News - November 2, 2010

SAN FRANCISCO -- A federal appeals court on Monday indefinitely extended its freeze on a judge's order halting enforcement of the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy, heightening pressure on the Obama administration to persuade the U.S. Senate to repeal the law before a new Congress is sworn in....[view article]

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North Carolina City Votes to Allow Christian Flag to Fly Again
Fox News - November 2, 2010

City officials in King, a small North Carolina community, have voted to allow a Christian flag to fly at a veterans memorial after an earlier decision to remove it amid concerns of an expensive First Amendment lawsuit....[view article]

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Brazil Vote's Winners: Evangelicals
Wall Street Journal - October 29, 2010

RIO DE JANEIRO-Brazilians will take to the polls Sunday to determine their next president, but already one big winner of this political season has emerged: evangelical Christians....[view article]

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Campaign 2010 Senate and House Breakdowns by State
The Washington Post - October 29, 2010

Stay on top of the 37 U.S. Senate seats , as well as the U.S. House seats that are up for grabs in the 2010 mid-term election....[view article]

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Ariz. Law Requiring Voters Prove Citizenship Is Struck Down
Fox News - October 27, 2010

PHOENIX -- A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down a key part of Arizona's law requiring voters to prove they are citizens before registering to vote and to show identification before casting ballots....[view article]

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Clinton departs for two-week Asia trip
Breitbart - October 27, 2010

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton departed Washington on Wednesday for a two-week Asia trip meant to shore up US ties with its Pacific neighbors. Clinton departed Washington for her first stop, Hawaii, before traveling on to Vietnam, China, Cambodia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand, Australia and American Samoa....[view article]

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Democrats getting outspent? Not so fast
POLITICO.com - October 27, 2010

It's true that conservative third-party groups are outspending their Democratic rivals. But the Democrats still have a sizable cash advantage in their party committees - making this year's elections a lot more of a fair fight than Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi let on....[view article]

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Serving Two Masters: Shariah Law and the Secular State
The New York Times - October 27, 2010

A few weeks ago, the Cardozo School of Law mounted a conference marking the 20th anniversary of Employment Division v. Smith (1990), a case in which the Supreme Court asked what happens when a form of behavior demanded by one's religion runs up against a generally applicable law - a law not targeted at any particular agenda or point of view - that makes the behavior illegal. (The behavior at issue was the ingestion of peyote at a Native American...[view article]

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MICHAEL GOODWIN: Why the U.S. Is Turning to the Right
Fox News - October 25, 2010

A Conservative friend wise about human nature and politics summarizes his views this way: "Liberals don't think they have any politics. They think they are in a state of nature. Only those who disagree with them are unnatural."...[view article]

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Freeze granted on lifting military ban
OneNewsNow.com - October 22, 2010

A conservative military watchdog wonders what will prevent federal judges from imposing their personal will in other areas of the armed forces if one judge is permitted to force the military to allow homosexuals in the ranks....[view article]

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Fix church, fix culture, fix politics
OneNewsNow.com - October 22, 2010

As one conservative believes the U.S. is trying to replace God with the government, a Christian leader and commentator says the outcome of the upcoming elections will be "profound" -- but won't cure all of the nation's problems....[view article]

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VA court taking on ObamaCare case
- October 22, 2010

A lawsuit filed against the healthcare bill the same day it was signed into law will result in a hearing in Lynchburg, Virginia, federal court today, following rulings from courts in Virginia and Florida that have denied the federal government's motion to dismiss similar grievances against the act....[view article]

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General: Clinton Lost 'The Biscuit' -- Nuclear Codes
AOL News - October 22, 2010

(Oct. 22) -- President Bill Clinton's administration lost track of "the Biscuit," special codes that allow the president to launch a nuclear attack, according to retired Gen. Hugh Shelton....[view article]

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Every email and website to be stored by government
Telegraph - October 20, 2010

Every email, phone call and website visit is to be recorded and stored after the Coalition Government revived controversial Big Brother snooping plans....[view article]

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U.S. expected to appeal order lifting 'don't ask, don't tell' policy
CNN - October 20, 2010

Washington (CNN) -- The Obama administration is expected to appeal a federal judge's order barring the military from enforcing its ban on gays and lesbians serving openly....[view article]

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Pro-Life Victory: KS Supreme Court Allows Planned Parenthood Criminal Case to Go Forward
Christian Newswire - October 16, 2010

TOPEKA, Kan., Christian Newswire/ -- The Kansas Supreme Court ruled today that the mammoth 107-count criminal case against Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri may move forward and remanded the case back down to the Johnson County District Attorney's Office for prosecution....[view article]

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Court: San Diego wronged firefighters
OneNewsNow.com - October 16, 2010

A court says San Diego firefighters cannot be forced to participate in homosexual "pride" parades -- and that the city's forcing four of them to do so three years ago subjected them to "sexual harassment."...[view article]

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Clinics caught, cited for violating the law
OneNewsNow.com - October 16, 2010

Three Michigan abortion clinics have been cited by the Office for Civil Rights for violating the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), but a pro-lifer is disappointed that no further action has been taken....[view article]

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Public enemy #1: GOP donors
OneNewsNow.com - October 16, 2010

Obama's attack on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce isn't about "disclosure." It's about disarmament. While posing as campaign finance champions, the ultimate goal of the Democratic offensive is to intimidate conservative donors, chill political free speech, and drain Republican coffers....[view article]

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SUN: Reid lost the debate to Angle
Las Vegas Sun - October 15, 2010

Angle won because she looked relatively credible, appearing not to be the Wicked Witch of the West (Christine O'Donnell is the good witch of the Tea Party) and scoring many more rhetorical points. And she won because Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid looked as if he could barely stay on a linear argument, abruptly switching gears and failing to effectively parry or thrust....[view article]

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Crowd as polarized as the candidates
- October 15, 2010

Words were exchanged but no punches thrown as supporters of Harry Reid and Sharron Angle shared a sidewalk for about an hour before Wednesday's debate. Event organizers had sectioned off the parking lot at the Vegas PBS studio, dividing everything, including the portable toilets. But it wasn't necessary as the groups took their protest to the street....[view article]

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Judge lets states' healthcare suit go forward
Reuters - October 15, 2010

(Reuters) - U.S. states can proceed with a lawsuit seeking to overturn President Barack Obama's landmark healthcare reform law, a Florida judge ruled Thursday. U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson had said at a hearing last month that he would block efforts by the Justice Department to dismiss the lawsuit, led by Florida and 19 other states....[view article]

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Judge disses Dems' 'Alice in Wonderland' health defense
POLITICO.com - October 15, 2010

A federal judge in Florida on Thursday said he will allow some of the lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the health care law to proceed - and criticized Democrats for making an "Alice in Wonderland" argument to defend the law....[view article]

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Obama Administration Set to Announce Second Year of $1.3 Trillion Deficit
Fox News - October 15, 2010

WASHINGTON - The Obama administration will announce it has exceeded the $1 trillion mark in the federal deficit -- predicted by Congress' research arm last week as $1.29 trillion -- for the second straight year as it projects an even larger gap between revenues and spending for fiscal year 2011....[view article]

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No Cost of Living Hike to Social Security Next Year
AP - Associated Press - October 15, 2010

WASHINGTON -- More than 58 million retirees and disabled Americans will get no increase in Social Security benefits next year, the second year in a row without a raise. The Social Security Administration said Friday inflation has been too low since the last increase in 2009 to warrant an increase for 2011. The announcement marks only the second year without an increase since automatic adjustments for inflation were adopted in 1975. The first year was this year....[view article]

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100,000 Moslems Expected to Converge on the Hill for Day-long Rally on Friday, October 15th
Capitol Hill Prayer Partners - October 14, 2010

100,000 Moslems Expected to Converge on the Hill for Day-long Rally This largely unpublicized event is scheduled to take place at different sites on the Hill on Friday, October 15th.  The Executive Directer & Host for this event is Imam Abdul Malik. For more information, visit their website at: islamoncapitolhill.com A similar event was supposed to take place about one year ago, sponsored by the same Islamic groups. 50,000 were expected, but in the end, fewer than 3,000 (at...[view article]

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Pray and Vote
- October 13, 2010

Possibly the most important election of our lifetime will take place three weeks from today. I will be on a long plane flight across the Pacific as the day dawns on America soil--but I will arrive back from Asia in time to watch the returns....[view article]

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The White House Bunker So Soon?
Real Clear Politics - October 13, 2010

Based on the recent appointments of the two most powerful staff positions in the White House, and on various statements, it would appear that the White House is descending deeper into the bunker in anticipation of the expected shift in congressional majorities next year....[view article]

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Police Search Father's Workplace for Remains of Missing North Carolina Girl
Fox News - October 13, 2010

Authorities in North Carolina searched the property of a tree service company into the early morning hours Wednesday, looking for any remains of missing 10-year-old Zahra Clare Baker....[view article]

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Rove-backed group raised $13M since attacks from Obama
The Hill - October 13, 2010

The GOP-aligned American Crossroads said Wednesday it has raised over $13 million since coming under attack from President Obama. The group and its campaign affiliate, Crossroads GPS, said it had easily surpassed its initial fundraising goal of $50 million to spend on behalf of Republicans, and has increased its target to $65 million, according to spokesman Jonathan Collegio....[view article]

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Witnesses key at Ft. Hood shooter's hearing
AP - Associated Press - October 12, 2010

FORT HOOD, Texas- Witnesses to a gunman's rampage at Fort Hood will begin describing the attack for a military officer Tuesday, providing new details about the scene that unfolded nearly a year ago in a processing center where soldiers were making final preparations to deploy....[view article]

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Ninth Circuit Panel Openly Skeptical of Oakland's Abortion-Friendly Law
Christian Newswire - October 12, 2010

NAPA, Calif., Oct. 11 /Christian Newswire/ -- Lawyers for the City of Oakland encountered tough questioning from Ninth Circuit justices Marsha Berzon and Stephen Reinhardt during oral argument on Pastor Walter Hoye's challenge to the constitutionality of the City's "Mother May I" law restricting sidewalk counseling....[view article]

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Sharron Angle raised $14 million in 3rd quarter
The Washington Post - October 12, 2010

Former Nevada state Assemblywoman Sharron Angle (R) raised an eye-popping $14 million between July 1 and Sept. 30 for her challenge to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D), a stunning number that far eclipses the cash-collection totals of other prominent candidates seeking Senate seats next month....[view article]

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Clinton Appointed Pink Loving Judge: Orders military to stop enforcing 'don't ask, don't tell'
CNN - October 12, 2010

(CNN) -- A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the U.S. military to stop enforcing the "don't ask, don't tell" policy, effectively ending the ban on openly gay troops....[view article]

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Northern Virginia IS Pro-Life Rally
Christian Newswire - October 8, 2010

FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 8 /Christian Newswire/ -- The NOVA (Northern Virginia) Project is calling on pro-life leadership and individuals across the state to join in a united outcry for the unborn and the defenseless on October 23 from 2-4 pm at the Government Center Ellipse in Fairfax, Virginia. The Northern Virginia IS Pro-Life (NVIP) Rally will bring together Virginia's large number of pro-life leaders and volunteers, strengthen our bonds and unity, and encourage our representatives in government to end...[view article]

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Tea party group to Murkowski: 'You lost!'
OneNewsNow.com - October 8, 2010

The head of a conservative political action committee says Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski is acting like a "spoiled brat" in conducting a write-in campaign that could cost the GOP the Senate seat....[view article]

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Bishop E.W. Jackson Sr., Chairman of STAND America PAC, Issues Scathing Attack on Democratic Party and Urges Black Christians Not to Vote for Democrats in Upcoming Election
Christian Newswire - October 7, 2010

MEDIA ADVISORY, Oct. 7 /Christian Newswire/ -- In keeping with a promise to set the black community free from the "death grip" of the Democratic Party, Bishop E.W. Jackson Sr. has issued his first broadside in an Open Letter To The Black Church Community: "The Democratic Party has become a Coalition of the Godless, supported by abortionists, homosexual activists, pornographers, casino gambling, activists calling for legalization of marijuana and the anti-Christian ACLU."...[view article]

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McDonald's, 29 other firms get health care coverage waivers
USA TODAY - October 7, 2010

Nearly a million workers won't get a consumer protection in the U.S. health reform law meant to cap insurance costs because the government exempted their employers. Thirty companies and organizations, including McDonald's (MCD) and Jack in the Box (JACK), won't be required to raise the minimum annual benefit included in low-cost health plans, which are often used to cover part-time or low-wage employees....[view article]

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New Senatorial Candidate List
Capitol Hill Prayer - October 7, 2010

We have reached the point where it is ALL ELECTIONS, ALL THE TIME! Here is a list of ten of the most important Senate Races:  ...[view article]

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Download new 2010 Congressional Scorecard
Christian Coalition of America - September 30, 2010

Covered issues include:• Passage of national health care reform (ObamaCare)• Taxpayer funding of abortion• President Obama's budget and stimulus bills• Defending traditional marriage• Marriage tax penalty relief• Revoking federal funds for cities that fail to enforce immigration laws• Protecting health care workers from being forced to participate in abortions• Ensuring free exercise of religion at publicly supported colleges• Special rights for homosexuals• Freedom of speechThese are all issues that Americans need to be aware of BEFORE they...[view article]

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GOP's 'Pledge to America' lays out a governing agenda
CNN - September 23, 2010

Washington (CNN) -- House Republican leaders will unveil a 21-page "Pledge to America" on Thursday that presents a "governing agenda" for what Republicans would do if they win control of Congress in November....[view article]

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Why CEOs can't stand Obama
MSN - September 23, 2010

Corporate leaders are slamming the president over taxes and the uncertain effects of his policies, and the executives' siege mentality is holding back the economy....[view article]

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GOP Aims to Erode White House Agenda
Fox News - September 21, 2010

Eyeing a potential Congressional win in November, House Republicans are planning to chip away at the White House's legislative agenda-in particular the health-care law-by depriving the programs of cash....[view article]

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Values Voter Summit kicks off
Family Research Council - September 17, 2010

The 2010 Values Voter Summit has kicked off in the nation's capital with a round of speeches from some high profile Republicans....[view article]

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Senators ready to fight Defense Authorization Act
OneNewsNow.com - September 17, 2010

A Mississippi senator says he will fight against the efforts of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and other Democrats to break a GOP filibuster of the Defense Authorization Act because it contains an amendment designed to repeal the 1993 law that bans homosexuals from serving in the military....[view article]

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Congress wants tough stance with China over trade
AP - Associated Press - September 16, 2010

WASHINGTON - Congress is pressuring the Obama administration to take a tougher stand with China over trade practices that they say have cost Americans millions of jobs....[view article]

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The ObamaCare inquisitions: A brief, brutish history
OneNewsNow.com - September 16, 2010

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is just the latest creepy keeper of the ObamaCare enemies list. The White House has been keeping tabs on individual and corporate critics of the federal healthcare takeover for more than a year. It started with the health czar's Internet Snitch Brigade. Remember?...[view article]

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Tea Party surges in US Republican primaries
BBC - September 15, 2010

The conservative Tea Party movement has won several victories over mainstream US Republicans in primary contests ahead of November's mid-term elections....[view article]

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Court, White House team up against 'gay' ban
OneNewsNow.com - September 15, 2010

A conservative military watchdog argues that the controversial Ninth Circuit has created a situation that will make it more difficult for the U.S. military to defend its decision to kick a lesbian nurse out of the Air Force Reserve....[view article]

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NYC Poll Problems 'A Royal Screw-Up'
CBSNews.com - September 15, 2010

NEW YORK (CBS 2 / WCBS 880/1010 WINS) - There were major problems at the polls on primary day in New York and it's all connected to the debut of the state's new electronic voting machines....[view article]

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Dem aides could face massive layoffs
POLITICO.com - September 15, 2010

If Republicans sweep the House and win key Senate seats in November, it's not just elected Democrats who will be unemployed - more than 1,500 Democratic staffers could lose their jobs, with layoffs stretching from low-wage staff assistants to six-figure committee aides....[view article]

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Let's Take America Back
Christian Coalition of America - September 15, 2010

Fill out the form below and become a part of our 2010 "Take America Back" campaign and distribute voter guides this fall....[view article]

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How to Destroy America: Dick Lamm on Multiculturism
- September 15, 2010

The former Governor, made this statement along with many others, Truth often comes from the strangest places. We know Dick Lamm as the former Governor of Colorado....[view article]

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One Nation Under Revolt
Washington Examiner - September 15, 2010

The Tea Party movement has become one of the most powerful and extraordinary movements in recent American political history....[view article]

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CNN Poll: Only quarter of public trusts government
CNN - September 15, 2010

Washington (CNN) - A new poll indicates that only one in four Americans say they trust the government to do what is right always or most of the time, one explanation for the anti-incumbent sentiment in the country today....[view article]

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States cutting benefits for public-sector retirees
AP - Associated Press - September 15, 2010

TRENTON, N.J. - The security guards at the headquarters of New Jersey's pension fund have never seen anything like it before: lines of public employees extending out the door and into the street. Day after day, workers come in droves to apply for retirement. They often line up before dawn....[view article]

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OPINION: Join Us As We Commit to the Constitution
Fox News - September 15, 2010

We heard it at the 8/28 Restoring Honor Rally at the Lincoln Memorial. We heard it again on Sunday at the 9/12 march at the National Mall and in similar gatherings in St. Louis and Sacramento. It's a cry from the people to our federal officials to live up to the most basic part of their oaths of office: to uphold and defend the Constitution of The United States. It's nothing less than a Constitutional Reawakening, and it's sweeping the...[view article]

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Tea Partiers Rally, Send Warning to Lawmakers Ahead of Midterm
Fox News - September 13, 2010

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Indiana Republican Rep. Mike Pence and Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli were among the keynote speakers at a thousands-strong rally in Washington, D.C., Sunday that was intended to send a message to big-spending lawmakers....[view article]

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As Ohio Goes, So Go the Midterms -- and Possibly 2012
Politics Daily - September 13, 2010

In this "swingiest of swing states," as one Ohioan described the Buckeye State to me recently, no political party has a lock on voters' affections. Politicians have to earn it, election by election. And right now, the advantage that Democrats won in 2008 with Barack Obama's victory and the pickup of U.S. and state House seats is seriously threatened....[view article]

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Lincoln, Drowning in Polls, Looks to Debate for Lifeline
Fox News - September 10, 2010

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- "We have turned a corner and people are listening," declared Sen. Blanche Lincoln, D-Ark., flanked by former President Bill Clinton at an event here celebrating her first year as chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee. "Arkansans are not quitters and neither am I!"...[view article]

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Adult Stem Cell Scientists Ask Federal District Judge for a Summary Declaratory Judgment and a Permanent Injunction Enjoining Unlawful Federal Funding of Research Involving the Destruction of Living H
Christian Newswire - September 10, 2010

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /Christian Newswire/ -- Advocates International (AI), part of the public interest legal team along with the Alliance Defense Fund (ADF) and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher (GD&C) who brought the case before the court more than a year ago, announced this evening that their clients have now filed a comprehensive summary judgment motion in the federal district court, including evidentiary declarations by plaintiffs Dr. James Sherley and Theresa Deisher along with an attorney's declaration providing the administrative...[view article]

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Coming to Arizona's defense
OneNewsNow.com - September 9, 2010

A law firm that defends and promotes Christian heritage and moral values has filed a friend-of-the-court brief supporting Arizona's immigration law....[view article]

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Adding It Up: How Much Tax Does A Taxpayer Pay?
NPR.org - September 8, 2010

When it comes to taxes in the U.S., it's the income tax - and the annual April 15 deadline for filing returns - that gets most of our attention. But that's only part of the picture - there are property taxes and sales taxes, even taxes built into every cell phone bill. In the name of documenting how much of a family's income goes to taxes, one couple in Connecticut agreed to open their books....[view article]

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Obama getting fewer judges confirmed than Nixon
AP - Associated Press - September 7, 2010

WASHINGTON - A determined Republican stall campaign in the Senate has sidetracked so many of the men and women nominated by Obama for judgeships that he has put fewer people on the bench than any president since Richard Nixon at a similar point in his first term 40 years ago....[view article]

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Adult Stem Cell Scientists Oppose Government's Request to Lift Federal Judge's Order Enjoining Unlawful Federal Funding of Research Involving the Destruction of Living Human Embryos
Christian Newswire - September 5, 2010

WASHINGTON, Sept. 3 /Christian Newswire/ -- Responding to the government's request for an emergency stay pending appeal of federal district court Chief Judge Royce Lamberth's August 23rd decision and preliminary injunction enjoining unlawful federal funding of "research in which a human embryo or embryos are destroyed, discarded, or knowingly subjected to risk of injury or death," lawyers for adult stem cell scientists this evening timely filed their opposing memorandum of law and evidentiary declarations of Drs. Deisher and...[view article]

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Companies pile bigger share of health-care costs onto workers
The Washington Post - September 3, 2010

Amid high unemployment and a weak economy, employers are shifting more health-care costs to workers, according to a study released Thursday....[view article]

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U.S. Terror History Map
- September 1, 2010

Investigative Project on Terrorism has issued an interactive map that displays the history and activity of Muslim Jihad terrorists along with mosque locations in the U.S. You can draw your conclusions. Do the math!...[view article]

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House GOP leader to make 'prebuttal' on upcoming Obama speech
CNN - August 31, 2010

In an op-ed published Friday in the conservative news site Human Events, Boehner said Tuesday's shift of U.S. forces from combat to an advisory mission "was made possible by the very surge that President Obama and Vice President Biden opposed....[view article]

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Palin Ally Upends Politics in Alaska
Wall Street Journal - August 26, 2010

A little-known favorite of the tea-party movement appeared close Wednesday to ousting Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski, the scion of a political dynasty in Alaska, leaving former Gov. Sarah Palin poised to draw more blood in a long-running feud with the Murkowski family....[view article]

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The Government Can Use GPS to Track Your Moves
Time - August 26, 2010

Government agents can sneak onto your property in the middle of the night, put a GPS device on the bottom of your car and keep track of everywhere you go. This doesn't violate your Fourth Amendment rights, because you do not have any reasonable expectation of privacy in your own driveway - and no reasonable expectation that the government isn't tracking your movements....[view article]

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Alaska GOP Sen. Murkowski in jeopardy
AP - Associated Press - August 25, 2010

WASHINGTON - Her re-election quest suddenly in jeopardy, Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski struggled to avoid becoming the latest incumbent lawmaker to be fired. She fought against a political novice with the backing of Sarah Palin and tea party activists in a stunningly tight Republican primary race....[view article]

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Sherrod Declines Job at Agriculture Department
Wall Street Journal - August 24, 2010

WASHINGTON-The Department of Agriculture official fired amid a racial firestorm last month said Tuesday she would not return to the government now, despite pleas from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and a personal conversation with President Barack Obama....[view article]

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Florida Coast Guard Seizes 6,000 Pounds of Cocaine
Fox News - August 24, 2010

FlORIDA-- A Coast Guard vessel has returned to port with millions of dollars worth of seized cocaine on board. Crew members from the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma, along with Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Customs and Border Protection officials offloaded a total of 88 bales of cocaine Monday afternoon. "Street value is approximately $80 million," said Deputy Michael Shea of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement....[view article]

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Social Security Cuts Weighed by Panel
Wall Street Journal - August 20, 2010

A White House-created commission is considering proposals to raise the retirement age and take other steps to shore up the finances of Social Security, prompting key players to prepare for a major battle over the program's future....[view article]

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Politics, Not Science, Drove White House to Release Rosy Gulf Oil Report
Breitbart - August 20, 2010

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's controversial report on the Gulf oil spill was not finished when the White House chose to release it, a government scientist told congressional investigators....[view article]

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Survey shows support for maintaining military ban
OneNewsNow.com - August 18, 2010

A coalition of conservative activists who support the ban on homosexuals serving in the military has released the findings on a new poll of likely voters who prefer retention over repeal of that 1993 law....[view article]

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Tea Partiers Rally on Arizona Border With Mexico
Fox News - August 16, 2010

HEREFORD, Arizona -- Tea party activists supporting Arizona's illegal immigration law were rallying along a remote stretch of the Arizona-Mexico border about 70 miles west of Nogales in support of the law that a judge put mostly on hold last month....[view article]

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Activists Score Major First Amendment and Pro-Life Victory in Washington, D.C.
Christian Newswire - August 13, 2010

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 /Christian Newswire/ -- The City of Washington, D.C. reverses their position and will allow prayer and free speech activities on the public sidewalk leading up to Planned Parenthood....[view article]

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Judge Walker proves he's “not a neutral referee, he's an activist” by lifting ban on same sex marriages during appeal process. NOM responds.
NationalOrganization for Marriage - August 13, 2010

WASHINGTON, DC - In light of the decision by Judge Vaughn Walker to lift the stay on same sex marriages in California following his ruling to overturn Proposition 8, Brian Brown of the National Organization for Marriage offered the following response:...[view article]

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Iran says it will make up for the cutoff of U.S. aid to Lebanon
Los Angeles Times - August 12, 2010

The promise comes the day after disclosures that Reps. Berman and Lowey decided to freeze the money because of concerns that it might be buying arms that could be turned against Israel....[view article]

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Anti-Israel policy spells disaster for U.S.
OneNewsNow.com - August 11, 2010

A conservative author and activist is warning of the consequences to the United States if President Barack Obama continues on a path to carve a hostile Islamic state out of God's covenant land....[view article]

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US engineer sold military secrets to China
BBC - August 10, 2010

A jury in Hawaii has convicted a former US engineer of selling military secrets to China. Noshir Gowadia, who helped design the propulsion system for the B-2 bomber, was found guilty on multiple counts - including conspiracy and money laundering....[view article]

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Boehner: End to Birthright Citizenship 'Worth Considering'
Fox News - August 9, 2010

House Minority Leader John Boehner on Sunday said he's open to talks on changing the U.S. Constitution -- or at least the way it's interpreted -- so that U.S.-born children of illegal immigrants are not automatically U.S. citizens....[view article]

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Senate Approves $600M for Border Security
Fox News - August 6, 2010

WASHINGTON -- The Senate agreed Thursday to add $600 million to the effort to stop the flow of illegal immigrants across the U.S. Mexican border....[view article]

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CIA whisked detainees from Gitmo
AP - Associated Press - August 6, 2010

WASHINGTON -Four of the nation's most highly valued terrorist prisoners were secretly moved to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in 2003, years earlier than has been disclosed, then whisked back into overseas prisons before the Supreme Court could give them access to lawyers, The Associated Press has learned....[view article]

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Congress may pull Lebanon military aid
The Jerusalem Post - August 6, 2010

WASHINGTON - Some members of Congress are threatening to reassess US aid to the Lebanese military following its border clash with Israel on Tuesday. "To start shooting as they did - one person killed, one seriously injured - is a very serious move by the Lebanese army," said Florida Rep. Ron Klein, who sits on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, in response to a question from The Jerusalem Post....[view article]

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The cost of Kagan's confirmation
OneNewsNow.com - August 6, 2010

The Senate on Thursday confirmed Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan, making her the fourth female to serve on the nation's highest court. The 50-year-old Harvard Law School graduate is scheduled to be sworn in Saturday (August 7). While Kagan's confirmation isn't a surprise for most, the possible backlash some lawmakers may face as a result of their vote could be....[view article]

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BP to pour cement into well in next phase of 'static kill'
CNN - August 5, 2010

(CNN) -- BP plans to start pouring cement into its crippled well in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday in the next phase of the well-killing operation known as a "static kill."...[view article]

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Deadline looms to respond to stay in same-sex marriage ban ruling
CNN - August 5, 2010

(CNN) -- Defendants and plaintiffs have until Friday to submit responses to a temporary stay that a California judge granted after striking down the state's ban on same-sex marriage....[view article]

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Appeal of Ruling Could Delay Gay Weddings in California
Fox News - August 5, 2010

A judge struck down California's same-sex marriage ban as an unconstitutional violation of gay couples' civil rights, but a pending appeal of the landmark ruling could prevent gay weddings from resuming in the state any time soon....[view article]

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Angry Confrontation on House Floor Between NY Representatives Weiner and King Illustrates an Important First Amendment Lesson
Christian Newswire - August 2, 2010

NEW YORK, Aug. 2 /Christian Newswire/ -- On July 29 a disagreement about a health bill that would have provided aid for people sickened by World Trade Center dust erupted in a heated confrontation between NY Reps. Anthony Weiner and Peter King on the floor of the House of Representatives. The debate between the two continued the next day during a live newscast aired on the CBS TV affiliate in New York City....[view article]

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Complaint Filed Against Kagan at Supreme Court
Christian Newswire - August 2, 2010

Judicial Watch Founder Asks High Court to Disbar Her for Falsifying "Evidence" It Relied Upon To Strike Down Partial Birth Abortion Legislation...[view article]

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Democrats Under Fire Over Health-Law Reporting Mandate
Wall Street Journal - July 30, 2010

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Democrats may water down or repeal new tax-reporting rules that are supposed to raise $16 billion for health-care legislation, facing a chorus of criticism about the rules....[view article]

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HIV+, abortion exempt from record
OneNewsNow.com - July 30, 2010

Under the terms of the new economic stimulus law signed by President Obama last year, electronic health records will be kept on Americans beginning in 2014 -- but not everything has to be reported....[view article]

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Ruling Is New Hot-Button Issue in Hot Season
Wall Street Journal - July 29, 2010

Jane Norton, a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate in Colorado, had a hunch that by dinnertime Wednesday, conservative voters across the state would have heard about a federal judge blocking much of Arizona's immigration law....[view article]

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Parts of controversial Arizona immigration law take effect
CNN - July 29, 2010

Phoenix, Arizona (CNN) -- Parts of an Arizona immigration law take effect Thursday after a federal judge blocked several of its most controversial aspects....[view article]

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Coast Guard may start redeploying cleanup resources once Gulf well is killed permanently
Fox News - July 29, 2010

The government's point man for the Gulf spill plans to meet with coastal parish officials Thursday to talk about what's next now that the oil has stopped flowing....[view article]

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Coburn Wins GOP Senate Nomination in Oklahoma
Fox News - July 28, 2010

TULSA, Okla. -- Incumbent Republican Tom Coburn has defeated two challengers from his own party in Tuesday's primary election for a U.S. Senate seat in Oklahoma. Coburn defeated perennial candidate Evelyn Rogers of Tulsa and retired teacher Lewis Kelly Spring of Hugo....[view article]

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Suspected Somali pirates face second arraignment in Virginia courtroom on piracy charges
Fox News - July 28, 2010

NORFOLK, Va. -- Eleven Somali nationals accused in separate attacks on two U.S. Navy ships are due in federal court in Virginia for arraignments on piracy and other charges....[view article]

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AZ judge doesn't ignore reality
OneNewsNow.com - July 26, 2010

An immigration reform activist is encouraged that the federal judge hearing challenges to Arizona's immigration law has raised the realities of what's happening in the state because of out-of-control illegal immigration there....[view article]

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51 Bodies Found at Northern Mexico Dumping Ground
AOL News - July 25, 2010

MEXICO CITY (July 24) --Investigators said Saturday they have found 51 corpses in two days of digging in a field near a trash dump outside the northern city of Monterrey, as excavations continued at one of the largest clandestine body dumping grounds in Mexico's bloody drug war....[view article]

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Reid Abandons Cap & Trade in Face of Bipartisan Opposition
Fox News - July 23, 2010

Hitting a wall of bipartisan opposition to placing a price on carbon, even if just in the utility sector, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., Thursday unveiled a narrow, limited energy bill that contains no cap and trade plan....[view article]

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Arizona Fights Obama's Immigration Suit, Blames Feds for 'Crushing Burden'
Fox News - July 21, 2010

Arizona urged a federal judge Tuesday to reject the Obama administration's challenge to its tough new immigration law, arguing the border state is acting within its powers....[view article]

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Senate Judiciary Committee to vote on Kagan nomination
CNN - July 20, 2010

(CNN) -- The Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote on the nomination of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court on Tuesday....[view article]

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U.S. Intelligence Grows Beyond Control
Fox News - July 19, 2010

WASHINGTON -- Since the terror attacks of Sept. 11, top-secret intelligence gathering by the government has grown so unwieldy and expensive that no one really knows what it cost and how many people are involved, The Washington Post reported Monday....[view article]

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Gibbs Concedes GOP Could Retake House in November
Wall Street Journal - July 12, 2010

Republicans have been saying it for months. Some analysts have said it for weeks. Now the White House’s own spokesman is also saying it: The GOP is in a good position to retake control of the House in the November elections from the Democrats....[view article]

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US and Russian 'spy-swap planes' land in Vienna
BBC - July 9, 2010

Two planes said to be taking part in an exchange of spies between Russia and the US have landed in Austria's capital, Vienna....[view article]

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Three Britons found guilty in suicide bomb plot
Reuters - July 9, 2010

(Reuters) - Three Britons were convicted on Thursday of plotting to murder hundreds of people in suicide bombings after being recruited by an al Qaeda-inspired cell bent on blowing up transatlantic airliners bound for North America....[view article]

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NSA Program Targets Domestic Cyber Attacks
Fox News - July 8, 2010

The U.S. government is launching an expansive program dubbed "Perfect Citizen" to detect cyber assaults on private companies and government agencies running critical infrastructure such as the electricity grid and nuclear-power plants, The Wall Street Journal reported late Wednesday....[view article]

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Iran promotes 'Islamic' haircuts
CNN - July 8, 2010

(CNN) -- Iran has laid down the law: mullets won't make the cut. The Islamic regime, which strictly enforces head coverings for women, issued grooming guidelines for the guys this week....[view article]

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TSA Reverses Decision to Block "Controversial Opinion" on the Web
CBSNews.com - July 7, 2010

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) reversed its blocking of certain websites from the federal agency's computers, including halting access by staffers to any Internet pages that contain a "controversial opinion," according to an internal email obtained by CBS News....[view article]

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Narco Smugglers Go Deeper With First Real Sub
AOL News - July 7, 2010

(July 7) -- Law enforcement officials have already had to deal with drug traffickers using an increasing number of semi-submersible vessels, which just barely peeked above the surface of the water as they transported their illegal cargoes. Now the battle appears to have gotten even more difficult with the discovery of a fully functioning submarine capable of transoceanic transportation of drugs....[view article]

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Yoest Applauds Jindal, State of Louisiana - 4th State to Opt Out
Christian Newswire - July 7, 2010

WASHINGTON, July 7 /Christian Newswire/ -- Yesterday, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal signed H.B. 1247, the "Abortion Insurance Opt-Out Act", a bill that was crafted with the help of Americans United for Life. A similar bill is awaiting the Governor's consideration in Missouri....[view article]

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Bishop E.W. Jackson Sr. -- Charges Obama's Unwillingness to Protect Our Borders or Our Right to Vote Shows He is Outside the Mainstream of American Thought
Christian Newswire - July 7, 2010

CHESAPEAKE, Va., July 7 /Christian Newswire/ -- Bishop E.W. Jackson Sr., President of STAND (Staying True to America's National Destiny), issued the following statement today in response to the Justice Department's lawsuit against the Arizona immigration law:...[view article]

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Obama and Supreme Court may be on collision course
Los Angeles Times - July 6, 2010

The president's agenda on healthcare and financial regulations sets the stage for a clash with the Supreme Court's conservative majority....[view article]

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High Court Rules Against Campus Christian Group
The Pew Forum - July 6, 2010

A divided Supreme Court today ruled, 5-4, that a public law school can deny recognition to a student group that excludes gays and lesbians. The Court said the school could enforce a policy requiring official student organizations to accept all students who want to join....[view article]

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Sanctions are biting in Iran, exiled group says
Reuters - July 6, 2010

BRUSSELS,(Reuters) - Sanctions imposed on Iran over the past four years are having a direct impact on its nuclear programme and causing widespread bank liquidity problems, according to an exiled Iranian opposition group....[view article]

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Uncle Sam Wants You to Have an Online ID
Fox News - July 5, 2010

As our daily interactions and transactions have become increasingly "wired," we have yet to see any truly comprehensive attempts at securing online identities....[view article]

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DeMint: Graham 'wrong' on tea party
POLITICO.com - July 4, 2010

Sen. Jim DeMint said Sunday that Sen. Lindsey Graham, a fellow South Carolina Republican, is "wrong" to say the tea party movement will "die out."...[view article]

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Sen. Byrd viewing in WV goes into wee hours
Breitbart - July 2, 2010

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - They came by the thousands to pay their respects to U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd, and they kept trickling in past midnight and into the early morning hours Friday to honor a statesman, a scholar and, above all, a proud West Virginian....[view article]

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21 dead after shootout near border in Mexico
CNN - July 2, 2010

(CNN) -- A shootout near the U.S.-Mexico border between rival groups with ties to organized crime left 21 people dead Thursday, Mexican police officials said....[view article]

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Fight Breaks Out Between Vaccine Firms
Wall Street Journal - June 28, 2010

WASHINGTON- Two pharmaceutical companies are engaged in a pitched battle-replete with name-calling, hefty lobbying, and Capitol Hill intrigue-over a government contract to supply anthrax vaccine in the U.S....[view article]

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Congress Reaches Deal on Financial Regulatory Reform
AOL News - June 25, 2010

Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, made good on his pledge to keep lawmakers working all night on the financial regulatory reform bill....[view article]

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Pelosi asks for donations to fend off potential GOP investigations
The Hill - June 24, 2010

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is asking supporters for contributions to help prevent the "subpoenas and investigations" that would result from a GOP majority....[view article]

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Jury: Philly can't evict scouts for no-gays rule
AP - Associated Press - June 24, 2010

PHILADELPHIA-The city of Philadelphia cannot evict a local Boy Scouts chapter from a city-owned building for refusing to admit gays, a federal jury ruled Wednesday....[view article]

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Louisiana lawmakers propose prayer to stop oil disaster
CNN - June 24, 2010

(CNN) -- While cleanup crews and technical teams continue efforts to stop crude gushing into the Gulf of Mexico, Louisiana lawmakers are proposing a different approach: prayer....[view article]

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'I am not stonewalling,' BP chief tells House committee
CNN - June 17, 2010

(CNN) -- Lawmakers grilled BP chief executive officer Tony Hayward on Thursday, questioning him on whether the oil company saved time and money in seven areas of well design and operation that may have led to failure. In each case, Hayward answered that he did not recall or did not know....[view article]

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China's US govt debt holdings hit 2010 high: Treasury
MSN - June 16, 2010

China's holdings of US debt climbed to the highest level this year, the US Treasury said Tuesday even as Beijing stepped up attacks on the United States for its burgeoning debt....[view article]

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Teacher Layoffs
Time - June 15, 2010

I'm generally in favor of President Obama's efforts to prevent massive layoffs of public employees at the state and local level. But--you knew a "but" was coming, right?--there have to be some strings attached. I'm not sure Charles Lane is right that this isn't as bad as it seems. The pain won't be distributed equally. The districts that will be hit the hardest will be the poorest districts, which don't have the lush property tax base of the suburbs. And...[view article]

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Olson surprises many conservatives by seeking to overturn gay-marriage ban
The Washington Post - June 14, 2010

Cocktails had been served on the terrace, the ubiquitous Washington buffet of tenderloin and salmon consumed, and the gay law students settled in to hear from the famed legal mind who is leading the battle to make sure they have the right to marry whomever they want, wherever in the United States of America they live....[view article]

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Kagan memos on abortion limits, religious rights
USA TODAY - June 12, 2010

WASHINGTON (AP) - Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan, as a Clinton White House counsel, drafted legal language designed to narrow a proposed ban on a procedure that critics call "partial-birth" abortion.  ...[view article]

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Why Obama should forget 'change you can believe in'
CNN - June 7, 2010

Princeton, New Jersey (CNN) -- Congressional Democrats have been warning President Obama to tone down his anti-Washington rhetoric....[view article]

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Christian conservatives target seated judges
TownHall.com - May 31, 2010

A group of conservative attorneys say they are on a mission from God to unseat four California judges in a rare challenge that is turning a traditionally snooze-button election into what both sides call a battle for the integrity of U.S. courts....[view article]

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White House admits pushing Sestak to drop Senate bid
Reuters - May 28, 2010

(Reuters) - The White House tried to get Representative Joe Sestak to drop his Senate primary bid in Pennsylvania in exchange for an unpaid administration job, according to an internal report released on Friday that concluded the offer was legal....[view article]

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House votes to end 'don't ask, don't tell' policy
The Washington Post - May 28, 2010

The House voted Thursday night to repeal "don't ask, don't tell," the controversial policy barring openly gay men and lesbians from serving in the military....[view article]

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Clinton Says World Must Respond to Sinking of S. Korean Warship
VOA News - May 26, 2010

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the world has a duty to respond to the sinking of a South Korean warship that has been blamed on North Korea....[view article]

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Anger, Questions Grow Along With Massive Gulf Spill
Fox News - May 24, 2010

With oil pushing at least 12 miles into Louisiana's marshes and two major pelican rookeries now coated in crude, Louisiana Gov. Jindal said the state has begun work on a chain of berms to skirt the state's coastline....[view article]

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Clinton and Geithner Face Hurdles in China Talks
The New York Times - May 24, 2010

BEIJING - China and the United States opened three days of high-level meetings here on Monday meant to broaden and deepen the ties between the world's largest developed and developing economies....[view article]

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Spy chief Blair announces resignation
Reuters - May 21, 2010

Blair's 16-month tenure as director of national intelligence (DNI) has been marked by infighting with the CIA and sharp criticism over the intelligence community's failure to prevent a botched Christmas Day attempt to blow up a U.S. airliner....[view article]

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Farris Criticizes Use of International Law in Supreme Court Decision
Christian Newswire - May 18, 2010

PURCELLVILLE, Va., May 18 /Christian Newswire/ -- Yesterday, by a 6 to 3 vote the Supreme Court ruled that it is unconstitutional for the United States to sentence juvenile offenders to life in prison without parole in non-homicide cases in Graham v. Florida, released May 17, 2010. The Court cited the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and other international law to buttress its constitutional interpretation....[view article]

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A Court Challenge to Arizona's Immigration Law
The Atlantic - May 18, 2010

Arizona, it appears, will have to defend its new immigration-enforcement law in federal court. A coalition of interest groups, including the ACLU, has launched a legal challenge to Arizona's new immigration law, arguing that it both invites racial profiling and is unconstitutional....[view article]

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Elena Kagan's Experience Is Under Fire as Senate Meetings Begin
Politics Daily - May 12, 2010

Elena Kagan will meet with eight U.S. senators Wednesday as they prepare to consider her nomination to replace John Paul Stevens on the Supreme Court. But even as she's meeting with lawmakers for the first time about her nomination, Kagan is likely to realize that many of them have already formed strong opinions about her and her potential as the next Supreme Court justice....[view article]

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House Vote Sets Up Possible Puerto Rican Statehood
AOL News - April 30, 2010

(April 29) -- Puerto Ricans ought to hold a referendum on whether to keep their island a commonwealth or consider statehood, independence or some other status, the U.S. House voted after an impassioned debate today....[view article]

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Christian Legal Society case begins in the Supreme Court
Mission Network News - April 20, 2010

USA (MNN) - The U.S. Supreme Court began oral arguments on The Christian Legal Socity v. Martinez yesterday, April 19. The verdict of this case will help determine the future of campus ministry, for better or for worse....[view article]

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Obama pick for Justice post withdraws
The Washington Post - April 13, 2010

White House officials say Dawn Johnsen has withdrawn her bid to be confirmed as head of the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel....[view article]

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Obama's high court choice: Consensus or clash?
USA TODAY - April 12, 2010

WASHINGTON - Obama faces a politically difficult choice about a new justice as the Supreme Court is at its own crossroads....[view article]

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Rep. Stupak, Under Fire for Health Care Vote, to Retire
AOL News - April 9, 2010

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (April 9) -- Democratic Rep. Bart Stupak, targeted for defeat by tea party activists for his crucial role in securing House approval of the health care overhaul, said today he would retire from Congress this year....[view article]

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RNC expense report renews criticism about Steele's spending
The Washington Post - March 30, 2010

The Republican National Committee and its chairman, Michael S. Steele, were engulfed in controversy again Monday after new financial reports showed that the party used tens of thousands of donor dollars for luxe hotels, private jets and other questionable expenditures....[view article]

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Obsession With Nanotech Growth Stymies Regulators
AOL News - March 26, 2010

(March 24) -- When the United States government formally acknowledged the world-changing potential of nanotechnology a decade ago, it was decided that America should lead the way. Almost immediately, 25 different federal agencies began scrambling to find uses for the engineered particles in medicine, energy, transport, weapons, protective devices and food, as well as thousands more real and dreamed-about applications....[view article]

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The VAT Cometh
TownHall.com - March 26, 2010

WASHINGTON -- As the night follows the day, the VAT cometh. With the passage of Obamacare, creating a vast new middle-class entitlement, a national sales tax of the kind near-universal in Europe is inevitable....[view article]

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Who's in play: House health-care vote
The Washington Post - March 17, 2010

How members voted on health-care legislation Nov. 7, where they stand now and who is still undecided....[view article]

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HARRY R. JACKSON ET AL. v. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND ETHICS ET AL. ON APPLICATION FOR STAY
Harry Jackson - March 15, 2010

Petitioners in this case are Washington D. C. voters whowould like to subject the District of Columbia's ReligiousFreedom and Civil Marriage Equality Amendment Act of 2009 to a public referendum before it goes into effect,pursuant to procedures set forth in the D. C. Charter. See D. C. Code §§1-204.101 to 1-204.107 (2001-2006). The Act expands the definition of marriage in the District toinclude same-sex couples. See D. C. Act 18-248; 57 D. C. Reg. 27 (Jan. 1, 2010)....[view article]

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Social Security to start cashing Uncle Sam's IOUs
AP - Associated Press - March 14, 2010

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. - The retirement nest egg of an entire generation is stashed away in this small town along the Ohio River: $2.5 trillion in IOUs from the federal government, payable to the Social Security Administration....[view article]

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Opinion: Washington Bipartisan-Speak Decoded
AOL News - March 10, 2010

(March 10) -- Most Americans believe that any bipartisan movement in our government has been scuttled by the two parties. And most of us are right. Most of us also believe that one party is responsible for about 20 percent of the mucking up and the other party 80 percent. What we don't agree on is which is which....[view article]

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Roberts: Scene at State of Union 'very troubling'
AP - Associated Press - March 10, 2010

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts said Tuesday the scene at President Obama's State of the Union address was "very troubling" and the annual speech has "degenerated to a political pep rally."...[view article]

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Pentagon panel has contractor contacts
USA TODAY - March 1, 2010

WASHINGTON - More than half of the panel members appointed to review the Pentagon's latest four-year strategy blueprint have financial ties to defense contractors with a stake in the planning process, a USA TODAY analysis shows....[view article]

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Don't Ask, Don't Tell, Don't Push It
Law.com - March 1, 2010

Obama insists he is determined to repeal the federal law that requires lesbian and gay service members to remain silent about their sexual orientation on pain of discharge. Some -- if by no means all -- of the top Pentagon brass agree the law should go. So does the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee....[view article]

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Viguerie: Tea Party is New, Independent 4th Leg at Conservative Table
Christian Newswire - February 23, 2010

MANASSAS, Va., Feb. 23 /Christian Newswire/ -- The following is a statement by Richard A. Viguerie, Chairman of ConservativeHQ.com, on his editorial "A Fourth Leg For Conservatives' Big Table" at Investor's Business Daily today describing the Tea Party Movement as an historic, independent fourth leg at the conservative movement's big table....[view article]

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Obama has insurers in sight as he sets health plan
Reuters - February 22, 2010

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will pitch his bid to revamp the U.S. healthcare system as a way to control big insurance company rate increases when he releases his healthcare plan on Monday, the White House said....[view article]

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Poll finds most Americans are unhappy with government
The Washington Post - February 11, 2010

Two-thirds of Americans are "dissatisfied" or downright "angry" about the way the federal government is working, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. On average, the public estimates that 53 cents of every tax dollar they send to Washington is "wasted."...[view article]

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Graphic Sex Ed for Ten Year Olds - Not on Our Watch!
Christian Newswire - February 10, 2010

SIOUX FALLS, SD, Feb. 10 /Christian Newswire/ -- A new report by the International Planned Parenthood Federation is recommending that children as young as 10 years old receive mandatory graphic sex education, which includes teaching them the "pleasures of sex."...[view article]

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Opinion: President's Budget Is a Start, at Least
AOL News - February 2, 2010

(Feb. 1) -- The president's budget elevates the issue of fiscal responsibility (good), but fails to achieve it (not good). President Obama proposes spending $3.8 trillion next year and borrowing $1.3 trillion of that. The massive deficits the nation now faces would gradually fall to $706 billion in 2014, before rising back to just over $1 trillion by 2020....[view article]

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Largest-ever federal payroll to hit 2.15 million
Washington Times - February 2, 2010

The era of big government has returned with a vengeance, in the form of the largest federal work force in modern history. The Obama administration says the government will grow to 2.15 million employees this year, topping 2 million for the first time since President Clinton declared that "the era of big government is over" and joined forces with a Republican-led Congress in the 1990s to pare back the federal work force....[view article]

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Justice Alito Shows Distaste Over Obama's Barb
AOL News - January 28, 2010

WASHINGTON (Jan. 27) -- It wasn't quite "You lie!" but a shaking of the head and a muttered rebuke from Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito has sent the lip-reading blogosphere into a tizzy after President Barack Obama's State of the Union address....[view article]

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PELOSI AND REID PLOT SECRET PLAN FOR OBAMACARE
DickMorris.com - January 26, 2010

Highly informed sources on Capitol Hill have revealed to me details of the Democratic plan to sneak Obamacare through Congress, despite collapsing public approval for healthcare “reform” and disintegrating congressional support in the wake of Republican Scott Brown’s victory in Massachusetts....[view article]

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Obama's Approval Most Polarized for First-Year President
Gallop.com - January 25, 2010

PRINCETON, NJ -- The 65 percentage-point gap between Democrats' (88%) and Republicans' (23%) average job approval ratings for Barack Obama is easily the largest for any president in his first year in office, greatly exceeding the prior high of 52 points for Bill Clinton....[view article]

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Massachusetts Miracle
YouTube.com - January 22, 2010

The Massachusetts Miracle!...[view article]

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Humbler Scott Brown Travels to Capitol
AOL News - January 22, 2010

WASHINGTON (Jan. 21) - The Scott Brown who greeted senators and a throng of reporters here for the first time since his stunning election win was not the same victor who introduced himself to the nation Tuesday night....[view article]

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Democratic Machine Kicks Into High Gear in Mass.
AOL News - January 18, 2010

BOSTON (Jan. 18) -- In the special election for Ted Kennedy's Senate seat, Republican candidate Scott Brown has cast himself as a populist upstart facing down the Democratic machine. In the final days before the election, that machine is responding in full force....[view article]

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Pro-Life Leader Grateful for Coakley's Honest Admission that Health Care Reform Will Violate Catholics' Conscience Rights
Christian Newswire - January 16, 2010

FRONT ROYAL, VA, Jan. 15 /Christian Newswire/ -- "Thank you, Martha Coakley!" said Rev. Thomas J. Euteneuer, president of Human Life International, upon hearing the Massachusetts Attorney General and Democratic US Senate Candidate's frank admission that the health care reform legislation being debated in the US Congress will have no protection for those who refuse to cooperate in anti-life medical procedures....[view article]

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Study: Immigration Reform Would Boost US Economy
AOL News - January 8, 2010

Jan. 8 -- If the United States were to create a pathway to citizenship for millions of illegal immigrants currently living in the country, it could boost its gross domestic product by $1.5 trillion in just 10 years, a new study claims....[view article]

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Opinion: President Obama's Lonely C-SPAN Fight
AOL News - January 7, 2010

Jan. 7 - Rarely does a politician get caught in such a blatant break of a campaign promise as Barack Obama did with his "I'll put health care negotiations on C-SPAN" pledge. Which is perhaps why Obama is finding so few friends rushing to his defense....[view article]

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Dodd Is Latest Democrat to Announce Retirement
AOL News - January 6, 2010

WASHINGTON (Jan. 6) -- With the 2010 election year barely under way, two senators and one governor - all Democrats - ditched plans to run for re-election in the latest signs of trouble for President Barack Obama's party....[view article]

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Obama and the Vampire Congress
OneNewsNow.com - January 6, 2010

Meet the Beltway bloodsuckers. They convene in the dead of night, when most ordinary mortals have left work and let their guard down or are lying asleep in bed. Pale-faced and insatiable, the nocturnal thieves do their nefarious business in backrooms and secret chambers. Their primary victims? Taxpayers, the free market, and deliberative democracy....[view article]

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Ten New Reasons Why Obamacare Can Still Be Stopped
Eagle Forum - January 4, 2010

New reasons emerge almost daily as to why Obamacare can and must be defeated. 1. The American people oppose Obamacare by almost 2 to 1 in the latest CNN poll. Other polls show lopsided opposition to passing either the Senate or House health-care bill.  ...[view article]

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Extending Federal Benefits to Same-Sex Couples Will Cost $898M, CBO Says
Fox News - December 29, 2009

Extending federal benefits to same-sex couples will cost taxpayers $898 million over the next nine years, according to an analysis of "domestic partnership" legislation released by the Congressional Budget Office....[view article]

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Ten Commandment Projects Thwart ACLU
Newsmax.com - December 29, 2009

When ACLU officials bullied Duluth, Minn., into removing its Ten Commandments display, it looked like another victory in the organization's ongoing crusade to make America a secular nation....[view article]

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Christian witnessing a no-no on campus
OneNewsNow.com - December 29, 2009

Alliance Defense Fund (ADF) is appealing a decision to permit a bad speech policy to stand while a lawsuit against Georgia Southern University proceeds....[view article]

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Omnibus bill's 'dirty dozen' provisions exposed
OneNewsNow.com - December 29, 2009

A respected conservative think tank in Washington has compiled a list of "Twelve Anti-Family Gifts from Congress" wrapped in the fiscal year 2010 omnibus appropriations bill....[view article]

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'Tyranny Eve': Early Morning Christmas Eve Gathering on Capitol Hill to Protest Health Care Reform Bill
Christian Newswire - December 23, 2009

WASHINGTON, Dec. 23 /Christian Newswire/ -- As the Senate prepares to vote on historic health care legislation on Christmas Eve morn, concerned citizens from across America organized through TyrannyEve.com will be gathering on the Capitol steps at 6:00am to peacefully protest the move by lawmakers to assume greater control of the private sector. "Tyranny Eve" -- a term meant to describe what's at stake with tomorrow's health care vote -- was coined by Peter Bradrick, a concerned North Carolina father...[view article]

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Who benefits from Senate healthcare? ACORN!
OneNewsNow.com - December 23, 2009

A legal scholar says the Senate healthcare bill is not only stuffed full of racial quotas and preferences, but it also gives the disgraced liberal activist group ACORN opportunities to receive funding from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)....[view article]

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Congress to Raise Debt Ceiling
Wall Street Journal - December 23, 2009

WSJ - Congressional Democrats prepared to pass big spending bills and a roughly $1.8 trillion increase in the federal debt limit, all at a time when concern is growing over the government's chronic deficits....[view article]

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Why Does Interpol Need Immunity from American Law?
NRO - December 23, 2009

You just can't make up how brazen this crowd is. One week ago, President Obama quietly signed an executive order that makes an international police force immune from the restraints of American law....[view article]

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Sen. Brownback: Abortion deal is a radical change
POLITICO.com - December 22, 2009

For over 30 years, the Hyde amendment has prevented the expenditure of federal funds on abortion, which so many regard as the taking of an innocent human life. Named after the late Henry Hyde, longtime member of Congress from Illinois and pro-life hero, the Hyde amendment established the principle that taxpayers should not be required to pay for abortions, even if the Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade had effectively overturned 50 state laws to legalize the procedure across...[view article]

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Senate Passes Sweeping Health Care Reform, but Trouble Lies Ahead
Politics Daily - December 21, 2009

After nearly a year of negotiations, concessions, fits and starts, the U.S. Senate passed sweeping health care reform legislation in an early-morning vote Thursday, by a party-line tally of 60 to 39....[view article]

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Ben Nelson Will Vote for Health Reform
Politics Daily - December 19, 2009

Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Neb.) announced Saturday that he will vote for health care reform when it comes up for a cloture vote in the Senate early next week, now that the bill has been changed at his request. As the 60th and final Democrat to signal that he will support the bill, Nelson's decision virtually assures passage of the Democrats' sweeping health care reform....[view article]

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Reid-Nelson Compromise Pays for Abortions
Christian Newswire - December 19, 2009

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 /Christian Newswire/ -- A compromise that won Nebraska Senator Ben Nelson's support for the Reid health care bill today will do what he previously stated he would not support- use federal funds to subsidize abortions....[view article]

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Statement by the National Right to Life Committee on the new Reid abortion language (Reid "manager's amendment" to H.R. 3590)
National Right to Life - December 19, 2009

WASHINGTON (December 19, 2009) - The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the federation of right-to-life organizations in all 50 states, strongly opposes the abortion language contained in the "manager's amendment" (amendment no. 3276) that was filed today by U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid (Nv.) to his pending health care bill (H.R. 3590). This statement may be attributed to NRLC Legislative Director Douglas Johnson....[view article]

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D.C. Council approves same-sex marriage bill
The Washington Post - December 16, 2009

The District was on the verge Tuesday of becoming the sixth place in the country to legalize same-sex marriage after the council gave final approval to its bill allowing the unions....[view article]

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"The Shedding of Innocent Blood" - Lou Engle
TheCall.com - December 15, 2009

I. THE CERTAINTY OF BLOOD GUILT A. Prayer that is born out of a burden. . . "And Jabez called on the God of Israel saying, "Oh that You would bless me indeed, and enlarge my territory, that Your hand would be with me, and that You would keep me from evil, that I may not cause pain!" So God granted him what he requested." (I Chronicles 4:9,10)    ...[view article]

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The Call to Conscience
TheCall.com - December 14, 2009

Join Lou Engle, Tony Perkins, & other leaders for a LIVE nationwide video webcast prayer convocation on December 16th 2009 at 8:30pm EST.   National Healthcare System   On Friday, December 4th, I was awakened early in the morning with a burden to pray as I considered the consequences of abortion being mainstreamed into the national healthcare system if the senate healthcare bill is passed.   The Threshing Floor   I turned to 1 Chronicles 21 where the destroying angel was standing between heaven and earth with his...[view article]

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Senate to Vote on Trillion-Dollar Spending Bill
AP - Associated Press - December 13, 2009

WASHINGTON (Dec. 13) - Senate Democrats overcame a Republican filibuster to clear the way for a vote Sunday on a huge end-of-year $1.1 trillion spending bill that gives budget increases far exceeding inflation to much of the government....[view article]

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By a Vote of 54 to 45, the U.S. Senate Tabled (killed) an Amendment to Remove Elective Abortion
National Right to Life - December 8, 2009

WASHINGTON (December 8, 2009) -- By a vote of 54 to 45, the U.S. Senate today tabled (killed) an amendment to remove elective abortion from the new federal programs that would be created by pending health care legislation. The following statement was issued by the National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the federation of right-to-life organizations in all 50 states, and may be attributed to NRLC Legislative Director Douglas Johnson....[view article]

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Supreme Court to Decide Christian Club Case
CBN News - December 8, 2009

The Supreme Court said, Monday, it will decide if a California law school can force a Christian group to allow homosexuals and non-believers into their organization....[view article]

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Nazi Archive Made Public
CBSNews.com - December 7, 2009

Documents of Nazi atrocities during the Holocaust were kept locked for decades. Now that the archive is being made public, Scott Pelley brought three Holocaust survivors to examine their records....[view article]

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Senate Health Debate Turns to Abortion Fight
The Salt Lake Tribune - December 7, 2009

Washington » The always-contentious issue of abortion is expected to take center stage today as the Senate health reform debate enters its second week....[view article]

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New York Upholds Marriage between man and woman
BreakingChristianNews.com - December 4, 2009

(Albany, New York)-In New York, the state where the gay-rights movement began, state lawmakers voted against legalizing marriage between homosexuals. The bill was defeated by 24 votes to 38, a larger margin than many expected. (Photo: NYSenate.gov)...[view article]

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Republican blasts ACORN reprieve
Boston.com - December 1, 2009

A top House Republican today blasted a ruling by the Justice Department that allows the Obama administration to pay ACORN for services provided under contracts signed before Congress passed a law banning the community advocacy group from receiving taxpayers money....[view article]

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Senate Poised to Advance Majority Leader Reid's Anti-Life Bill
Christian Newswire - November 21, 2009

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 /Christian Newswire/ -- At 8:00 p.m. tonight, the Senate is expected to vote on cloture on the Motion to Proceed to debate on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's pro-abortion health care bill. Sixty Senators' votes are needed for the bill to move forward. While this vote has been touted by pro-abortion lawmakers as merely "procedural" in nature, according to the Congressional Research Service, over 97% of bills that require a cloture vote to begin debate ultimately pass...[view article]

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National Religious Leaders Release Historic Declaration on Christian Conscience
DeMossNews.com - November 21, 2009

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2009-Friday a group of prominent Christian clergy, ministry leaders and scholars released the Manhattan Declaration, which addresses the sanctity of life, traditional marriage and religious liberty. The 4,700-word declaration issues a clarion call to Christians to adhere to their convictions and informs civil authorities that the signers will not - under any circumstance - abandon their Christian consciences. Drafted by Dr. Robert George, Dr. Timothy George and Chuck Colson and signed by more than 125...[view article]

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ReidCare: What's Not to Dislike?
Family Research Council - November 20, 2009

After six long weeks, Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) finally unveiled the Senate Majority's version of health care reform. But one look at the mammoth 2,074 page bill and most agree: the legislation was hardly worth waiting for....[view article]

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National Right to Life Committee Rejects Reid Abortion Funding Language as 'Completely Unacceptable,' Calls for Enactment of Stupak-Pitts Amendment
National Right to Life - November 19, 2009

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 /Christian Newswire/ -- The following statement was issued by the National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the federation of right-to-life organizations in all 50 states, and may be attributed to NRLC Legislative Director Douglas Johnson....[view article]

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Blind Diversity Equals Death
TownHall.com - November 11, 2009

The violence at Fort Hood, President Obama told mourners on Tuesday, was "incomprehensible." The "twisted logic that led to the tragedy," he reiterated, may be "too hard to comprehend." If the Bush administration suffered a systemic failure of imagination on homeland security, the Obama administration is suffering a willful failure of comprehension....[view article]

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By Any Other Name
The Washington Post - November 11, 2009

Some of the "czar" positions existed under previous presidents and require Senate confirmation....[view article]

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Time for Senator Reid to Back Up his Words with Action by Including Pro-Life Protections in Senate Health Care Bill
Christian Newswire - November 11, 2009

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 /Christian Newswire/ -- Yesterday Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) told Roll Call he expects language excluding abortion to be included in the Senate version of health care reform. Reid said, "I expect that the bill that will be brought to the floor will ensure that no federal funds are used for abortion and that the rights of providers, health care facilities, like Catholic hospitals, will be protected, so I believe we can work that out,...[view article]

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NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE RESPONDS TO OBAMA STATEMENT ON STUPAK-PITTS AMENDMENT
National Right to Life - November 10, 2009

WASHINGTON (7 PM EST) -- ABC News reports the following comments by President Obama today regarding the Stupak-Pitts Amendment that was added to the health care bill by the House of Representatives on November 7:...[view article]

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Both Obama, Republicans Get Lower Marks on Working Together
Politics Daily - November 9, 2009

Now that we know the Senate's health care bill was approved in committee with just one Republican vote and with just one Republican joining Democrats in voting for House passage yesterday, it's worth looking again at what marks the public gives President Obama and congressional Republicans for working together (not)....[view article]

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URGENT PRAYER ALERT: Health Care Takeover Could be Decided Today
Family Research Council - November 7, 2009

Dear Friends, Last night, believers from across the nation gathered via telephone conference to cry out to God, asking Him to intervene to stop the federal health care takeover. Tony Perkins joined Lou Engle, Ron Luce, Senator Sam Brownback (R-Kans.), Tom Minnery and others to lead a time of focused prayer with thousands joining in agreement. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and House Democrat Leaders have worked around the clock to pass their radical 1900+ page bill that...[view article]

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House passes key hurdle on health-care legislation
The Washington Post - November 7, 2009

After receiving a pep talk from President Obama, House Democrats cleared a key procedural hurdle Saturday in the debate over expanding the nation's health care system, setting the stage for a daylong debate and an evening vote that could push the legislation across a historic threshold....[view article]

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user Submitted news * Does Masturbation Help Reducing Prostate Cancer? * Iran Arrests Foreign Journalists * Senior Citizens Break Into Military Base * Civil War In Corporate America:
AOL News - November 7, 2009

FORT HOOD, Texas -An Army psychiatrist who authorities say went on a shooting rampage at Fort Hood was so conflicted over what to tell fellow soldiers about fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan that a local Islamic leader was deeply troubled by it, the leader said Saturday....[view article]

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How the Health Bill Funds Abortions - PDF
Family Research Council - November 7, 2009

CAPPS-Ellsworth Amendment Authorizes Public Option to Pay for Elective Abortion...[view article]

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Christians to take 'hate crimes' challenge to Holder
WorldNetDaily - November 5, 2009

A rally is being planned in Washington to raise the alarm over the nation's new "hate crimes" law and to force Attorney General Eric Holder to confront the unconstitutionality of the measure's "thought" penalties, according to a Christian leader working on the event. ...[view article]

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Judge Allows Constitutional Challenge to Human Gene Patents
Law.com - November 5, 2009

Opponents of patenting human gene sequences were handed a rare court victory Monday, when a federal judge refused to dismiss a suit challenging patents for two genes tied to cancers in women....[view article]

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Maine Voters Repeal Law Allowing Gay Marriage
The New York Times - November 4, 2009

In a stinging setback for the national gay-rights movement, Maine voters narrowly decided to repeal the state's new law allowing same-sex marriage....[view article]

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Back to Google News Court rejects Pa. buffer law on abortion clinics
AP - Associated Press - November 3, 2009

PITTSBURGH - A federal appeals court has struck down an ordinance that created two types of buffer zones around medical facilities after a Christian legal group challenged the law on behalf of a nurse who protests abortions....[view article]

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Conservatives Vow to Keep Close Watch on Hate Crimes Law
ChristianPost.com - November 3, 2009

Christian conservative groups will be keeping a close watch over how new hate crimes legislation will be enforced after President Obama signed it into law Wednesday....[view article]

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Handful of elections shed light on US politics
OneNewsNow.com - November 2, 2009

WASHINGTON- Most Americans won't vote Tuesday, but a handful of elections in a few states will give hints about this country's state of mind, provide lessons for both Republicans and Democrats, and shed light on answers to a few important questions a year before pivotal 2010 midterm contests....[view article]

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A dark day for American Christianity
Christian Today - November 2, 2009

Barrack Hussein Obama knew that in order to win the US Presidential election, he had to win over a large voting bloc: evangelical born-again Christians. So he put on a good act, tried to talk the talk, and managed to convince many gullible believers that he was one of them....[view article]

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Napolitano Launches National Cybersecurity Center
Talkers Magazine - October 30, 2009

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano opened the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) in Arlington, Virginia Friday, with the aim of providing a 24-hour, 365-day watch over the U.S. cyber infrastructure....[view article]

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Dozens in Congress under ethics inquiry
The Washington Post - October 30, 2009

House ethics investigators have been scrutinizing the activities of more than 30 lawmakers and several aides in inquiries about issues including defense lobbying and corporate influence peddling, according to a confidential House ethics committee report prepared in July....[view article]

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White House Rewards Donors With Perks
Politics Daily - October 28, 2009

Obama came into office vowing to change the status quo in Washington, but when it comes to rewarding fundraisers, he's behaving no differently than past presidents....[view article]

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Report Urges Policy Changes to Protect 1.7 Million Innocent U.S. Children
DeMossNews.com - October 26, 2009

LANSDOWNE, Va., Oct. 26, 2009-It is estimated that 1.7 million¹ children in the U.S have a father or mother behind prison bars. Even though these children have done nothing wrong, they are frequently plagued with shame², institutional stigma², poverty³ and family instability4. As a result, these children often suffer poor school performance² and behavioral and emotional problems5. A report released Monday by the Council of State Governments Justice Center urges policymakers to act immediately to revise unreasonable...[view article]

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International observers say states out of line
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We do not answer to the U.N. period. States are sovereign and not held hostage by a world organization....[view article]

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