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Showdown in Nevada

Written by Gary North on April 16, 2014

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Let’s begin with a map. Here are some explanations. The United States government has direct ownership of almost 650 million acres of land (2.63 million square kilometers) — nearly 30% of its total territory. These federal lands are used as military bases or testing grounds, nature parks and reserves and Indian reservations, or are leased […]

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How Loud Does Money Talk? Proposed Time Warner and Comcast Merger Could Show

Posted on April 15, 2014

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A study recently released by Frontiers of Freedom suggests that in the Obama administration, money talks. The paper insists that crony capitalism is behind many of the Justice Department’s decisions when it comes to approving or rejecting mergers, and that “friends” of the Administration stand to gain enormous financial “gifts” in return for their generosity. […]

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Video: Stephen Colbert Takes On Common Core

Posted on April 12, 2014

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Comedy Central frontman Stephen Colbert, who will soon replace David Letterman on CBS’s “Late Show,” openly mocked the Obama administration’s Common Core education standards. Colbert first poked fun at the public’s widespread paranoia of the standards, but he then shared some examples of confusing Common Core assignments, suggesting that perhaps that paranoia is warranted.

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This Man’s Artifact Collection Suddenly Investigated by FBI

Posted on April 4, 2014

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When Andi Essex got an eyeful of Don Miller’s gigantic basement collection of artifacts he’s acquired from his travels around the world, she was enthralled. “It’s unreal,” Essex told WISH-TV in Indianapolis, adding that the “full skeleton is what blew my mind” and that her “favorite” was Miller’s piece of Hitler’s bunker. The 91-year-old is […]

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Oh The Irony: Discrimination Investigation Accused Of Discrimination

Posted on April 3, 2014

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The federal agency tasked with investigating allegations of discrimination in consumer financial transactions was accused of discriminatory treatment of its own employees in a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Wednesday. Angela Martin, a senior enforcement attorney with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), alleged that a ring of managers within the CFPB favors men […]

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This Teenager Knows The Law And Gave A Local Officer A Ticket

Posted on March 25, 2014

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When 14-year-old Annie James, of Baytown, Texas, saw a police car illegally parked in her neighborhood, she decided to teach the officer a lesson. So she hand-wrote a $10 parking ticket and placed it on Officer Tommy King’s windshield, whose patrol car was parked in a fire zone at the Bay Oaks apartment complex. “I […]

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Does the Bible Mandate Obama’s Minimum Wage Law?

Written by Gary North on March 24, 2014

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The governor of Illinois recently said on national television that the minimum wage law should be passed by the legislature of Illinois because there is a fundamental principle involved. It goes back to the Bible, he says. The principle is this: if you work 40 hours a week, you should not have to live in […]

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Drudge Has Twitter Exchange With White House Aide Over Obamacare

Posted on March 22, 2014

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A White House aide set off a stampede of liberal media criticism for Internet news pioneer Matt Drudge over Obamacare – but his critics don’t seem to understand how small businesses pay taxes. The brouhaha started when Drudge tweeted: Jesse Lee, the Director of Progressive Media at Barack Obama’s White House, responded that that was […]

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