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Obama Lectures America About Religious Inclusivity

Posted by  ▪  February 5, 2016

People clinging to their Bibles unavailable for comment.

Obama Lectures America About Religious Inclusivity

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2/5/2016 at 10:00am
In case you missed it, the National Prayer Breakfast was earlier this week and our esteemed president used the occasion to lecture people on religious liberty. FOX 6 reported: Pres. Obama at National Prayer Breakfast: ‘Faith is the great cure for fear’ President Barack Obama addressed the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, speaking about the…
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Obama Proposes New $10 Oil Tax

Posted by  ▪  February 5, 2016

The cost of which he knows full well will be passed on to consumers

Obama Proposes New $10 Oil Tax

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2/5/2016 at 8:30am
In his last year in office, Obama promised to be more bold (reckless?) in pushing his agenda, and one thing that has long irritated him about our great country is our consumption of oil. To address this pet peeve of his, Obama has released a budget in which he proposes a $10…
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Good week for Marco Rubio

Posted by  ▪  February 5, 2016

Marco Rubio’s strong showing in Iowa was the beginning of a big week.

Good week for Marco Rubio

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2/5/2016 at 7:00am
Marco Rubio may have received the third-most votes in Iowa this week, but he won big. The Iowa caucus was Monday.  Even as votes were being counted, news emerged confirming long-standing rumor that South Carolina Senator Tim Scott would endorse Rubio. #BREAKING: Tim Scott to endorse Marco Rubio https://t.co/rgMNwxKINV — Blake Hounshell (@blakehounshell) February…
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LIVE REACTIONS: MSNBC Democratic Presidential Debate

Posted by  ▪  February 4, 2016

Round 1: Fight!

LIVE REACTIONS: MSNBC Democratic Presidential Debate

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2/4/2016 at 8:45pm
Welcome to our live coverage of tonight’s Democratic presidential debate. The debate begins at 9:00 PM ET on MSNBC and will be moderated by NBC’s Chuck Todd and MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow. With Martin O’Malley out of the race, the Democratic presidential primary is officially a showdown. Just saying’… They could’ve had this, but nooooooooo,…
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Democrats Put Obama’s Iran Appeasement Above National Security

Posted by  ▪  February 4, 2016

Congressional Democrats are scuttling an Iran sanctions bill.

Democrats Put Obama’s Iran Appeasement Above National Security

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2/4/2016 at 7:00pm
The disastrous JCPOA and President Obama’s political compulsion to hide Iranian wrong-doing have infected the entire Democratic Party.  Instead of responding to Iran’s support for terrorism and violations of its international commitments by imposing penalties, President Obama – and now his Democratic allies in Congress – are running cover. David Gerstmen wrote…
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Des Moines Register: Audit Iowa’s Democratic Caucus

Posted by  ▪  February 4, 2016

“What happened Monday night at the Democratic caucuses was a debacle, period.”

Des Moines Register: Audit Iowa’s Democratic Caucus

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2/4/2016 at 5:30pm
Something is rotten in Iowa and it’s the results of Monday night’s Democratic Caucus. Hillary won by the skin of her teeth and with the help of some incredible luck in a half-dozen coin tosses. Thursday, the editorial board of the Des Moines Register called for an audit of Monday night’s…
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Hillary: Vast Right Wing Conspiracy still out to get me

Posted by  ▪  February 4, 2016

Except this time it’s “better funded” and “out in the open”

Hillary: Vast Right Wing Conspiracy still out to get me

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2/4/2016 at 4:00pm
The more things change, the more they stay the same. At the Democratic Town Hall on CNN last night, a Hillary supporter asked Hillary about right-wing attacks on her, and Anderson Cooper followed up with a question whether she still believes there is a vast right wing conspiracy against her. Hillary’s response will…
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Big #2A Win – 4th Circuit Applies Strict Scrutiny to Maryland Gun Control Law

Posted by  ▪  February 4, 2016

Virtually all gun control laws will be found unconstitutional if subject to strict scrutiny

Big #2A Win – 4th Circuit Applies Strict Scrutiny to Maryland Gun Control Law

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2/4/2016 at 2:30pm
In 2013, Maryland enacted its Firearms Safety Act (FSA). With its passage, effectively banning its residents from owning any of the large majority of semi-automatic rifles owned by American citizens (exceptions were made for retired law enforcement officers). The FSA also imposed other restrictions, such as banning certain standard-capacity magazines. Such laws…
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Zika Virus is the New Ebola

Posted by  ▪  February 4, 2016

San Diego area may offer glimpse of how Zika could gain foothold here.

Zika Virus is the New Ebola

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2/4/2016 at 1:00pm
It looks like Zika virus is truly the new Ebola. Concerns about the Zika virus have grown to the point that Utah Congressman Chris Stewart wants to divert funding from the fight against Ebola to use against this latest epidemic. Stewart says his bill, which would unlock more than a billion dollars for…
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China and Japan Bet Big on Israeli High-tech Sector

Posted by  ▪  February 4, 2016

When market appeal becomes strong enough to buck long-standing diplomatic tradition

China and Japan Bet Big on Israeli High-tech Sector

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2/4/2016 at 11:30am
With the high-tech sector making up about half of its total industrial exports, Israel is forging strong trade ties with the emerging economies of Asia. Leading nations of Far-East Asia — namely Japan, China and Singapore — have launched series of efforts to court Israeli technology sector. In the age of global competition where technological…
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Obama Wants to Quadruple Military Spending in Europe

Posted by  ▪  February 4, 2016

Panicking to contain Putin after the reset button didn’t work.

Obama Wants to Quadruple Military Spending in Europe

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2/4/2016 at 10:00am
Only a year ago, Obama was berating Russian president Vladimir Putin for his “KGB mentality” and “old expansionist ideas.”  Now, however, Obama wants to quadruple military spending in Europe. CNN reports: President Barack Obama’s administration said Tuesday it was seeking to expand U.S. military spending in Europe four-fold in a bid to reassure…
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Cybersecurity Key Issue for Next President Says… Hillary

Posted by  ▪  February 4, 2016

Wait, what?

Cybersecurity Key Issue for Next President Says… Hillary

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2/4/2016 at 8:30am
Cybersecurity is going to be a challenging problem for the next president and every one thereafter but maybe Hillary Clinton isn’t the best person to bring this up as a campaign issue. Alyssa Canobbio of the Washington Free Beacon: Clinton Calls Cybersecurity ‘One of the Most Important Challenges’ for the Next President At the…
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Branco Cartoon – Feel The Burn

Posted by  ▪  February 4, 2016

Whatever it takes.

Branco Cartoon – Feel The Burn

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2/4/2016 at 7:00am
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Jimmy Carter: I prefer Trump over Cruz because Trump “completely malleable”

Posted by  ▪  February 3, 2016

Cruz has “has far right wing policies he’d pursue if he became president”

Jimmy Carter: I prefer Trump over Cruz because Trump “completely malleable”

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2/3/2016 at 9:37pm
Jimmy Carter has joined with much of the Republican establishment in expressing preference for Donald Trump over Ted Cruz because Trump will make deals. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: Turning to the “almost completely unpredictable” race for the Republican nomination, Carter said he had a “feeling” that Trump’s chances ultimately would “fade away. “When people…
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Escalating Iranian provocations leave John Kerry practically giddy

Posted by  ▪  February 3, 2016

When diplomacy means Iran never has to say it’s sorry

Escalating Iranian provocations leave John Kerry practically giddy

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2/3/2016 at 7:21pm
Three weeks ago, ten American sailors on two naval boats were seized by Iran. One of the first readouts of what happened came from the State Department with this tidbit: Now, the Secretary then got on the phone with Foreign Minister Zarif for the first time – I think the first of at…
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Carly Fiorina fighting to get in NH GOP Debate (Reader Poll)

Posted by  ▪  February 3, 2016

“Our debate process is broken,” writes Fiorina in letter to RNC.

Carly Fiorina fighting to get in NH GOP Debate (Reader Poll)

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2/3/2016 at 5:45pm
Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina is fighting to get on the debate stage on Saturday, the last one before the New Hampshire primary next Tuesday. Current rules will issue invitations to the Republican candidates who finished in the top three in Monday’s Iowa caucus — that would be Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Donald Trump,…
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Trump Handles Iowa Loss as Well as Expected

Posted by  ▪  February 3, 2016

Trump’s “fraud” laden rant

Trump Handles Iowa Loss as Well as Expected

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2/3/2016 at 4:15pm
Watching the votes trickle in from Iowa’s Caucus Monday night, I suggested a second-place finish for Trump would be an unenjoyable experience for us all: Lord help us all. Trump not winning, when half of his platform is “look at me beating everyone in the polls!” will make him insufferable. — Kemberlee Kaye…
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