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House Votes to Condemn Carbon Tax

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Posted by    Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 6:04pm 6/11/2016 at 6:04pm

The House has voted to condemn a carbon tax as “detrimental to American families and businesses.”

The Hill reports:

The House voted Friday to condemn a potential carbon tax, closing the door on a climate ch...

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House Republicans Push for Small Changes to ObamaCare

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Posted by    Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 4:37pm 6/11/2016 at 4:37pm

House Republicans are proposing five changes to ObamaCare while still asserting that they are interested in and working for full repeal.  Still wildly unpopular, ObamaCare highlights the divide between Republican and conservative voters who want it repealed and their representatives on the hill who, while having (show) voted for repeal many...

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Sweden Leads Race to Become a Cashless Society

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/jun/04/sweden-cashless-society-cards-phone-apps-leading-europe
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Posted by    Monday, June 6, 2016 at 10:00am 6/6/2016 at 10:00am
https://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/jun/04/sweden-cashless-society-cards-phone-apps-leading-europe

We’ve been hearing a lot about the movement toward a cashless world, and Sweden now appears to be leading the race to become completely cashless.

The Guardian reports:

“I don’t use cash any more, for anything,” said Louise Henriksson, 26, a teaching assistant. “You just don’t need it. Shops don’t want it; lots...

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Governor Cuomo Signs Executive Order Directing Divestment of Public Funds Supporting BDS

https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-signs-first-nation-executive-order-directing-divestment-public-funds-supporting
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Posted by    Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 3:00pm 6/5/2016 at 3:00pm
https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-signs-first-nation-executive-order-directing-divestment-public-funds-supporting

Despite heavy campaigning against this move by the misnamed Jewish Voice for Peace, New York joins the growing number of states to divest public funds supporting the BDS movement against Israel.

In an executive order, Governor Cuomo takes a “first-in-the-nation action [to] ensure that no state agency or authority engages in or...

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DHS Moving, Releasing Vanloads of Illegal Aliens Away from Border

http://www.judicialwatch.org/blog/2016/06/dhs-quietly-moving-releasing-vanloads-illegal-aliens-away-border/
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Posted by    Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 1:00pm 6/5/2016 at 1:00pm
http://www.judicialwatch.org/blog/2016/06/dhs-quietly-moving-releasing-vanloads-illegal-aliens-away-border/

Judicial Watch reports that a private security firm has been contracted by the U. S. government to transfer illegal aliens away from the southern U. S. border and to release them away from the border.

Judicial Watch reports:

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is quietly transporting illegal immigrants from the Mexican border...

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Flashback: Hillary’s First Email Scandal, Project X

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Posted by    Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 5:00pm 5/29/2016 at 5:00pm

Here at LI, we’ve been covering the current Hillary Clinton email scandal, but it seems this is not the first time she has engaged in hiding sensitive high level email communications.  As First Lady, Hillary was embroiled in an email controversy that was known as “Project X.”

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Newspaper Industry Files Federal Suit Against Ad-blocking Industry

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2016/05/27/newspapers-escalate-their-fight-against-ad-blockers/?wpmm=1&wpisrc=nl_evening
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Posted by    Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 3:00pm 5/29/2016 at 3:00pm
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2016/05/27/newspapers-escalate-their-fight-against-ad-blockers/?wpmm=1&wpisrc=nl_evening

Newspapers face a range of problems from loss of public trust to loss of print readership to bankruptcy...

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Veteran Memorials In Three States Vandalized Ahead of Memorial Day

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2016/05/29/veteran-memorials-in-3-states-vandalized-ahead-memorial-day.html#
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Posted by    Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 1:00pm 5/29/2016 at 1:00pm
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2016/05/29/veteran-memorials-in-3-states-vandalized-ahead-memorial-day.html#

As Americans across the nation begin Memorial Day weekend with thoughts and prayers honoring our nation’s fallen heroes, vandals defaced veteran memorials in California, Kentucky, and Virginia.

ABC News reports:

Memorials to veterans in a Los Angeles neighborhood and a town in Kentucky, as well as a Civil War veterans cemetery in Virginia,...

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Obama Administration Fights To Prevent Hillary Clinton Deposition in Email Case

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/02/17/clinton-email-chain-discussed-afghan-nationals-cia-ties-official-says.html
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Posted by    Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 4:00pm 5/28/2016 at 4:00pm
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/02/17/clinton-email-chain-discussed-afghan-nationals-cia-ties-official-says.html

We’ve been covering the Hillary Clinton email scandal here at LI, and now it seems that the Obama administration is actively working to prevent her deposition.

The Hill reports:

The Obama administration is trying to prevent former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton from being deposed in an ongoing open records case connected to...

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Kate Steinle’s Family Files Lawsuit Over Her Murder By a Criminal Illegal Alien

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Posted by    Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 1:00pm 5/28/2016 at 1:00pm

In 2015, Kate Steile was killed by an illegal alien who had been deported five times prior to this crime and had a lengthy criminal record; San Francisco’s status as a well-known sanctuary city is believed to have contributed to...

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EPA Moves To Increase Ethanol Levels in Gasoline

http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Articles/2014/08/12/EPA-Fails-Simple-Cost-Benefit-Analysis
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Posted by    Monday, May 23, 2016 at 8:30am 5/23/2016 at 8:30am
http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Articles/2014/08/12/EPA-Fails-Simple-Cost-Benefit-Analysis

Although very few states still—or ever did—mandate ethanol in gasoline, ethanol-blended gas is widely available; indeed, it can be difficult to find an ethanol-free gas station (if you want to find one near you, try this resource).

The blend wall—the percentage of ethanol to gas considered safe for car engines—is 10% or...

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Feds Order Colleges to Stop Checking Applicants’ Criminal / Disciplinary History

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Posted by    Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 2:32pm 5/22/2016 at 2:32pm

In 2015, Obama announced that he was calling on all federal agencies to no longer check the criminal history of job applicants.  This “ban the box” move was part of a larger criminal justice reform agenda that is now being extended to the nation’s colleges and universities.

Judicial Watch reports:

The Obama administration...

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Sharia-compliant Financing To Fund Islamic Museum at Failed Ground Zero Mosque Site

https://www.jihadwatch.org/2016/05/islamic-museum-to-be-built-with-sharia-compliant-financing-on-site-of-failed-ground-zero-mosque
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Posted by    Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 10:30am 5/22/2016 at 10:30am
https://www.jihadwatch.org/2016/05/islamic-museum-to-be-built-with-sharia-compliant-financing-on-site-of-failed-ground-zero-mosque

Having been denied their Ground Zero victory mosque, the owners of the site have planned to build an Islamic museum there since 2014.  This museum, apparently, will be an impressive structure containing apartments, a children’s play room, and the museum itself.

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World’s Largest Solar Plant Sets Itself On Fire

https://twitter.com/SaveTheDesert/status/733671335289741312/photo/1
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Posted by    Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 4:30pm 5/21/2016 at 4:30pm
https://twitter.com/SaveTheDesert/status/733671335289741312/photo/1

The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, the world’s largest solar plant, has had its share of troubles, including reports that it was scorching birds that flew over it, that it wasn’t producing the energy it was projected to produce, and that it was in dire financial difficulty.  This week may well...

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College Reverses Decision Over Transgender Joke, Rehires Famed Delta Force Hero

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Posted by    Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 2:30pm 5/21/2016 at 2:30pm

Lieutenant General (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, one of the original members of Delta Force and later its commander, was fired from his teaching position at a Virginia college because of comments he made at a conservative gathering. The all-male college, Hampden-Sydney College, was apparently inundated with SJW’s demanding that the decorated hero...

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Alan Grayson Accuses MSNBC Host of “Spreading Lies” On Ethics Probe

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Posted by    Monday, May 16, 2016 at 8:30am 5/16/2016 at 8:30am

Following his massive cat fight redux with Harry Reid, Alan Grayson appeared on MSNBC and . . . things didn’t go well.

The Tampa Bay Times reports:

In a combative interview this morning, Democratic Senate candidate and current U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson accused MSNBC host Joy Reid of “smearing”...

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Huma Abedin to Endure Further Humiliation with “Weiner” Documentary Release

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Posted by    Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 4:38pm 5/15/2016 at 4:38pm

A new documentary about disgraced former congressman Anthony “Carlos Danger” Weiner, entitled Weiner, is scheduled for limited release on Friday, and with all that Huma Abedin (Mrs. Danger Weiner) has been through with her “excessive pay” investigation  as well as her recent FBI interview, it seems that she will be reliving...

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