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Justice Dept: Gibson Should Just Move to Madagascar

The continuing saga of Obama’s Dept. of Justice going after American guitar maker Gibson just got even more incredulous. Gibson CEO Henry Juszkiewicz was interviewed by KJMN’s Chris Daniel today and mentioned that the agents stealing materials from his factory told him, no wrote down that if he’d move his labor force to Madagascar, this wouldn’t be an issue. You can hear the ...

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Allen West Slams Liberal Attacks on TEA Party

First, we have Rep. Andre Carson, a member of the Congressional Black Caucus calling the TEA Party a lynch mob and that they want nothing more than to see blacks hanging from trees. Then, Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA) tries to gloss over the rhetoric and somehow blame the media for the terroristic language the Congressional Black Caucus is using and ...

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In D. C. Taxpayers Bilked by Drug Kingpin/ Agency Administrator

Just when we thought we had heard it all concerning the corruption in our nation’s capitol, along comes a group calling itself “Miracle Hands Inc.” In Washington D.C., the Inspector general has filed a lawsuit against Miracle Hands for using $330,000 of your tax dollars to… open a strip club! Tied into this taxpayer fraud are several D.C powerplayers, a ...

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The More We Dig Into “Fast and Furious,” The More We Find

History of “Fast and Furious” In 2009, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) office in Phoenix, Arizona, sold weapons to gun buyers, hoping to track them to weapons buyers traffickers along the southwestern border and into Mexico. This operation has become known as “Fast and Furious,” a.k.a. “gun walker.” Their efforts failed. The number of unaccounted for ...

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New-Vehicle Retail Sales Volume Deteriorates as August Closes

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The August new-vehicle retail sales pace has declined sharply during the second half of the month, as the impact of negative variables—weak consumer confidence, delayed purchases in the hopes of bargains, and inclement weather—take hold, according to J.D. Power and Associates, which gathers real-time transaction data from more than 8,900 retail franchisees throughout the United States. ...

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Obama Blinks – Moves Speech to Thursday

Despite having said that it should be country before politics, Obama put his politics before almost everything – including politics. Before his most sudden change of heart, Obama had demanded that he address Congress on the same night as the next GOP debate – September 7th. Obama sent a letter Wednesday to House Speaker Boehner requesting a joint session of ...

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A Win For Medical Marijuana in California

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif., Aug. 30, 2011 — After a lengthy court battle, the Fourth District Court of Appeal, Division Two ruled against the city of Lake Elsinore in its efforts to prohibit medical marijuana dispensaries within its boundaries. In December of 2009, the City Council members of Lake Elsinore voted to ban medical marijuana operations in the city, which included ...

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Small Town Company Thrives Against All Odds

Fighting Diabetes and a Bad Economy at the Same Time SIERRA MADRE, Calif., Aug. 31, 2011 — In the quaint little town of Sierra Madre, one budding business just joined the ranks of companies such as Microsoft and Oracle. By helping hospitals all over the country, Wound Care Advantage has reached #316 on Inc. Magazine’s “500″ list of the nation’s fastest-growing companies. ...

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A Limited Edition T-Shirt for $50,000.00, Who Says the Economy Is Bad?

20 Collectible, Numbered T-shirts to Be Produced by 50K Tees with a Portion of the Proceeds Being Donated to a Charity of the Buyer’s Choice NEW YORK, Aug. 31, 2011 — When a performer asked designer Daniel J to make a T-shirt that no one had seen before, he had an idea for T-shirts so rare that only the economic ...

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New Mobile Technology Transforms How America’s Workers Save for Retirement

Innovative Financial Advisors pilot cutting-edge process resulting in dramatic improvements in retirement savings SANTA ROSA, Calif., Aug. 31, 2011 — According to The Employee Benefit Research Institute, in their 2011 Retirement Confidence Study, fully 70 percent of American workers say they are not where they need to be with their retirement savings. Less than half of workers (42 percent) report ...

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Ambit Energy Earns “Top 5 Electric Provider” Honors in Texas

  DALLAS, Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — For the second consecutive year, Ambit Energy was named a “top five electric provider in Texas” based on a recent customer satisfaction survey by J.D. Power and Associates. The survey considered the responses of 8,100 Texas residential customers about their overall satisfaction with their electricity provider, increasing Ambit Energy’s overall customer satisfaction index by 26 points from 2010. The 2011 Texas Residential ...

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LGBT Groups to Counter Houston ‘Pray Away the Gay’ Conference on September 10

HOUSTON, Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — On September 10, the infamous “ex-gay” organization Exodus International will host Love Won Out in Houston, which is a quarterly road show promoting the false and dangerous idea that one can “pray away the gay.” In response, a coalition of local and national LGBT organizations will host a weeklong series of educational and entertainment events, as well as ...

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Texas Building Energy Code Update Workshops Coming to Houston and Sugar Land

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The Texas State Energy Conservation Office announced in July that registration had begun for statewide workshops focused on the updates to the State building energy code. The 2009 IECC for Residential and Commercial Construction became effective on April 1, 2011, and the 2009 IRC: Chapter 11 will become effective on January 1, 2012. Apple Energy Group, the training provider, ...

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Michigan Economy Edges Down in June

DALLAS, Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Comerica Bank’s Michigan Economic Activity Index edged down one point in June, to a level of 86.  The June index level is 15 points, or 21 percent, above the cyclical index low of 71.  Year-to-date, the index has averaged 88 points, three points above the average for all of 2010. “The Michigan index gave back the small gains ...

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