Sniper’s Accuracy And Creative Thinking Prevent Terrorist Attack

Posted on April 1, 2014

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Talk about biting the bullet! Or, getting the biggest bang for your buck. During a December 2013 operation in Afghanistan, a British sniper killed six Taliban fighters with a single bullet. British and Afghan forces were attacked by 15-20 Taliban fighters during a mission in southern Afghanistan. One of the men was wearing an explosive […]

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How to Give Away a Billion Dollars

Written by Gary North on April 1, 2014

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Yesterday, I wrote an article about the difficulties associated with giving away $1 billion in a 12-month period. I said that I would deal today with how I would do it. Here’s how I would do it. In giving away money, I want to get the most bang for my buck. That phrase comes out […]

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Student Fed Up With Common Core Gives Smart Answer To Math Problem

Posted on April 1, 2014

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The litany of frighteningly stupid Common Core math worksheets never ends. Perhaps now, though, kids are starting to fight back in satisfyingly creative ways. An alert reader sent The Daily Caller this image of her seven-year-old son’s perfectly reasonable homework answer. The boy attends a public elementary school in San Jose, Calif. He is in […]

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Video: Kathleen Sebelius Speechless After Being Told Obamacare Isn’t Popular in OK

Posted on April 1, 2014

VIdeo: Kathleen Sebelius Speechless After Being Told Obamacare Isn’t Popular in OK

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius responded with deafening silence when a KWTV-TV reporter explained to her how unpopular Obamacare is in Oklahoma. “At last check, 64 percent of Oklahomans aren’t buying into the health care plan, they don’t like Obamacare, and they’ve been pretty vocal about it,” the reporter said. “Now that’s going […]

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ObamaCare Site Down Again Just Ahead Of Deadline

Posted on March 31, 2014

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For the past few weeks, U.S. officials and government contractors have been pleased with the performance of the HealthCare.gov website. But Friday brought a reminder of the site’s disastrous rollout when it suffered an unexpected outage just days before a crucial enrollment deadline. The outage, which was resolved after three hours, underscored the challenges as […]

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Minimum Wage of $10.10? Check Out Which State Has Instituted This!

Posted on March 29, 2014

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Connecticut raised its minimum wage $10.10 an hour from the previous $ 8.70 an hour over the next three years, surpassing Washington as the highest in the country, reports Reuters. President Obama and congressional Democrats want to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour. Connecticut Gov Dannel Malloy, a Democrat, signed the legislation […]

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Biotech Stocks Decline, Drag Down Stock Market This Week

Posted on March 29, 2014

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The U.S. stock market pared most of its gains Friday after an early morning rally following generally positive consumer spending data petered out by mid-afternoon. The Nasdaq Composite saw the worst week in 17 months, after a week-long selloff in biotechs dragged the index down. The S&P 500 ended the day 8.58 points, or 0.5%, […]

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