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Obama Shuts Down Statue of Liberty, Refuses Last Wish of Dying Girl

14-year-old Morgan Jones has a fatal disease and is legally blind but all she wanted was to visit the Statue of Liberty. But thanks to Obama’s shut down, she has been denied that last request. Miss Jones is from Ashland, Kentucky and was visiting New York to fulfill a life-long hope of visiting the Statue […]

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Dem. Leader Sen. Harry Reid Says ‘No’ To Funding Kids’ Cancer Treatments

Democrat leader Senator Harry Reid said that he has no interest in funding cancer treatments for kids today in a press conference about the ongoing government shut down fight. Instead of treating kids with cancer, Reid prefers to have a political tool to use against Republicans. In the presser CNN’s Dana Bash asked a very […]

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Politico Misleads With ‘Cruz Praises Obama on Iran’ Story

A recent Politico story did double duty by misleading readers and attempting to make Texas Senator Ted Cruz look bad with a headline and first paragraph that simply aren’t really true. The September 28 story was misleadingly headlined, “Ted Cruz praises President Obama on Iran,” leaving readers with the impression that Senator Cruz was happy […]

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Moderate Republicans Finally Found Someone They Will Fight… Other Republicans

The Republican establishment led by such folks as Senators Mitch McConnell and John McCain don’t want to fight the Democrats. But after this latest Obamacare funding fight, we have discovered that there is a side they will attack: other Republicans. Those Republicans who voted “yes” on Friday’s cloture vote in the Senate knowingly voted in […]

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Big Media Conglomerates Pushing Shield Law

Earlier in the month I reported on the media shield bill recently passed out of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Now that the bill is moving forward through the lawmaking process, a coalition of big media companies are putting their highly paid lobbying muscle behind it. According to disclosure reports, Time Warner, Hearst Corp., National Public […]

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House Votes to Fund ALL Of Government EXCEPT Ruinous Obamacare

Don’t believe the media or the extremists in the Democrat Party when they say that the Republicans in the House of Representatives just voted to “shutdown government.” They did not. In fact, House Republicans just voted to fund every single thing government does… EXCEPT the ruinous government take over of our healthcare system called Obamacare. […]

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House Rules Say We Can’t Defund Obamacare? Of Course We Can!

We are hearing from many of our representatives that it just isn’t possible to defund Obamacare because the House rules say they can’t. This, as it happens, is just a dodge. The House has defunded separate things while passing the rest of a budget many times. One of the things that weak-willed Republicans that don’t […]

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Grover Norquist supports the Republican Leadership

You should know Grover Norquist, he’s the head of Americans for Tax Reform and hauls out his “no new taxes” pledge every election. There’s trouble in River City for any Republican candidate who won’t sign it. That’s trouble, it starts with “T” and it stands for TAXES! Most people think Grover is a shining star […]

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Tennessee’s Federal Delegation on the Use of Force in Syria

Last week, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted 10-7-1 to send the idea of using force in Syria to the full Senate for a vote. This week the House and Senate return from the August recess. Both chambers will take up the issue. The president, for his part has been interviewed by all the major […]

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Red Line? What Red Line?

I’m kind of a neo-con. Kind of. I have no qualms about using overwhelming military force in defense of US interests. I’m not a GWB kind of neo-con, because I would have flattened any neighborhood in Baghdad (or any other city) where our forces took fire and I would have reduced Fallujah to rubble about […]

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Obama Missing Half of Obamacare’s Legal Implementation Deadlines

If Obamacare is such a great and important law, why is Obama missing up to half of the legally imposed deadlines for its various parts by waiving or just ignoring them? That is the news this month as Obamacare seems to be proving the “train wreck” that it is. Many of the features (or do […]

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President Obama Declares Health Insurance is ‘A Right’

During his weekly address from August 17, President Obama declared that health insurance isn’t just a privilege–it’s a right. The address, titled “Working to Implement the Affordable Care Act,” featured all the President’s well-worn claims about Obamacare that we are used to hearing. Obama touted the fact that people under 26 can stay on their […]

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Feds Repeal ‘Domestic Propaganda’ Ban

With the updating of the Smith-Mundt Act, some are criticizing the repeal of rules that banned certain government-sponsored news broadcasts–such as Voice of America–from being aired inside the USA. John Hudson of Foreign Policy, for instance, calls the move a “repeal” of the ban on government propaganda and says it will unleash “thousands of hours […]

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Oh Gawd, Another Weinergate?

Anthony Weiner lost his seat in Congress in 2011 because he was caught exchanging sexually explicit messages (including naked photos) with a woman that was not his wife. This year he’s running for mayor of New York City but today he’s been exposed–if you will–in yet another sexting scandal.. Weiner has admitted that it is […]

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How “Constitutional” are the Votes of Your State’s Federal Delegation?

I remember from two years ago the charges leveled at Tennessee’s Senator Bob Corker. One of his opponents claimed that Corker voted with President Obama 60% of the time. Despite making this claim over and over, I never did find any evidence they presented which could be independently verified or, at least, evaluated for validity […]

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Mich Rep. Conyers Staffer Arrested for Carrying Gun in Courthouse

A staffer for Michigan Congressman, Democrat John Conyers, was arrested for bringing a concealed gun into a federal courthouse in Detroit but faced little by way of sanction or punishment as a result. Rep. John Conyers’ office manager, Betty Petrenz, had the pistol in her purse as she entered the court building and told police […]

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Nancy Pelosi Recommends We ‘Celebrate’ Obamacare on July 4th

California Democrat, Representative Nancy Pelosi recently informed the nation that July Fourth isn’t just for fireworks and dissing the Brits any more. It is also the day we should “celebrate” Obamacare. Sure July Fourth is traditionally celebrated as the day we declared independence from Great Britain, an action that preceded the Revolutionary War and set […]

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Bob Corker, the Democrats new BFF?

John McCain has, for over a decade, been the go-to guy for Democrats any time they wanted legislation that would upend a constitutional amendment (see #1, #2, #4 and #14 for starters). McCain is old and has said he wouldn’t run again. That could create a problem for Democrats, being left with only Lindsey Graham […]

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U.S. News Lumps LaRouchie in With Tea Partiers at IRS Rally

Lyndon LaRouche and his followers have never been welcomed into the Tea Party movement but his followers shadow nearly every Washington-based protest that occurs, whether left, center, or right. But in its coverage of Wednesday’s D.C.-based IRS rallies, U.S. News featured a follower of LaRouche as if he were a legitimate part of the Tea […]

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195-243!

I love the smell of napalm in the morning! The Farm Bill, actually it’s the Food Stamp Bill, has been bouncing around the House for weeks. It’s not bouncing tonight, and the sound you might have heard this afternoon was that of liberals’ heads exploding. The Farm Bill – all $940 billion of it – […]

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Feds Enlist Race Obsessed La Raza to Help Hire Government Workers

The federal government’s Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has partnered with La Raza–a group widely believed to be racist–to encourage more Hispanics to apply for higher position within the government. La Raza, whose name translates to “The Race,” will sponsor a workshop to help members fill jobs in the Senior Executive Services (SES). These are […]

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Nancy Pelousie: An Example of the Stupidity & Lies One Must Perpetrate to be a Democrat

Haven’t ranted for a while, so here we gooooo…. There are dozens of examples every day of the lack of logic, ignorance of facts, downright dishonesty, and stupidity one must employ to be a Democrat in America, but today we must focus on a particular example of lunacy perpetrated upon the public by the loud-mouthed, […]

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Even New Yorker Sides With Fox on DOJ Attack on James Rosen

Earlier today it was reported that several Fox News reporters were targeted by the Department of Justice over interaction with an employee(s) at the State Department. In the investigation, Fox News’ James Rosen was fingered by the DOJ not as just a reporter getting “classified” information, but an “aider and abettor and/or co-conspirator.” This is […]

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Feds Killing Off Private Bus Lines Based on Fraudulent Study

The story of the coming demise of Chinatown bus lines in New York City is a tale of multiple failures in both government and the media and shows that both have a bias against entrepreneurs that kills new, start up ideas with unfair regulations, faux public advocacy, and dismal reporting. A “Chinatown buss” was a […]

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Square Mobile Payment Systems Modifies User Agreement to Prohibit Gun-Related Purchases

Square payment services is one of those new payment applications that merchants can put on a smart phone and, along with the plug-in hardware, is used like a credit card swipe machine to accept payments made by their customers. This month, however, Square has changed its user policy and is now prohibiting merchants from using […]

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