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Obamacare Fall Out: Roofers Union Wants Repeal

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Public Press Release from the Roofers Union President Kinsey Robinson: ROOFERS UNION SEEKS REPEAL/REFORM OF AFFORDABLE CARE ACT WASHINGTON, DC—ROOFERS’ UNION SEEKS REPEAL/REFORM OF AFFORDABLE CARE ACT Cites Loss of Benefits to Members; Harm to Industry and Multi-employer Health Plans Washington, DC – United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers International President Kinsey M. Robinson issued the following statement ...

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Terrorist Family: Refugees or Sponges on Taxpayers?

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Wow! It’s time to stand up and take action. Listen to an outraged Judge Jeanine Pirro respond to the mother of the Boston terrorist family. Did this family come to the United States for asylum or did they “Come to suck the fat off our land?” as the judge says. Were they true refugees or were they exaggerating their circumstances ...

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Louisiana Teacher Unions: The Students Are Ours

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Through the work of Governor Bobby Jindal, Louisiana has been increasing its voucher program for students. Allowing families to choose schools that perform may be helping improve education in the state. A recent study by Students First put Louisiana at the top of its education policy report. The voucher plan, while popular with parents desperate to find quality education in ...

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Obama Presser: Not Sure What Happened; We Will Investigate

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The first three questions at President Obama’s late starting 100 Days press conference Tuesday did not put the administration in a very good light. The first question about the weapons of mass destruction used in Syria cause the POTUS to respond he understood chemical weapons were used but he was unsure by whom, where and why. His team would investigate ...

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Two Men in the News. One is a Hero.

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This week the media is all aflutter over the idea that one obscure basketball player has admitted he is gay. Jason Collins, the little used center for the Washington Wizards decided the world needs to know his sexual orientation. Prior to this announcement the season averaging 1.1 point bench player was a relative unknown to most. A cynical person might ...

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CBS Charlie Rose: The Republicans Have a Point???

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CBS political director John Dickerson was interviewed by Charlie Rose on CBS This Morning about the impact of sequestration cuts. Watch for Rose’s shocked expression when he realizes that Dickerson is saying the Republicans have a point about allowing departments to have flexibility where they make these cuts (about 50 seconds). This just tosses the Democrats’ argument that we need ...

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UPDATED: Parents Want 2nd Opinion on Child’s Health; CPS Takes Child

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UPDATE MONDAY 7PM MST: A judge has ruled that the baby be transferred to another medical center and will allow the family to be reunited with their child. The parents must not take the child from the hospital without appropriate discharge and must follow all medical advice. Additional information provided indicates the child has had a known heart murmur and ...

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Wounded Vets Take Message of Hope to Victims

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Without fanfare or cameras several Marines visited victims of the Boston Bombing with a message of hope. Having lost limbs themselves, they were able to share hope with the hurting. Bloomberg News: B.J. Ganem lost a leg to a roadside bomb in Iraq while serving in the Marines. Bobby  Donnelly lost his after a high-altitude parachute jump. When the explosions ...

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Would You Sign to Rid U.S. of 1st Amendment?

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These guys would. Clips from this video were shown on Fox and Friends Friday. The creator, Mark Dice, wanted to challenge the knowledge of Obama supporters by offering a petition to rid the US of its pesky First Amendment. Is it okay for those mean right wingers to criticize the president? Want to stop those haters? Watch as the majority ...

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Does Obamacare Apply to Lawmakers?

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Talk about hypocrisy.  Key members of Congress are said to be working to find an ‘opt-out’ for themselves and their aides from Obamacare. Politico is reporting that “leaders in both parties are engaged in high-level, confidential talks about exempting lawmakers and Capitol Hill aides from the insurance exchanges they are mandated to join as part of President Barack Obama’s health ...

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Happy Days! Twinkies to Return Soon!

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No need to test the longevity of your Twinkies purchased pre company breakup, your favorite snack may be back on the shelves as soon as July! A Columbus, Georgia Dolly Madison plant is scheduled to be up and running by July. The reformulated Hostess Brands expects the most popular products to be back on the shelves this summer. In a ...

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Chicago Sinkhole Swallows Car

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Mix together a pummeling rainstorm and a 98 year old water line and you get a giant sinkhole. Recent rains in Chicago caused a 40 foot sinkhole to open on a residential street swallowing cars and injuring drivers. Watch the video to see a third car topple into the gaping hole. Camera catches car falling into sinkhole Read more at ...

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Was Dead Terrorist Involved in ‘Friend’s’ 2011 Murder?

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The UK Mail Online has a very interesting article on suspected terrorist Tamerlan Tsarnaev. It appears on September 12, 2011 Tsarnaev’s ‘very close friend’, along with two others, were brutally murdered in their apartment. The horrific crime has remained unsolved and without suspects…until now… According to the Buzz Feed Politics and the Mail Online: Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev may ...

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Suspect Bombers’ Family Reaction

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Update: At the time of this writing (3:30 PM EST) the manhunt is still on for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the Boston area. The aunt of suspected terrorist brothers Tsarnaev was interviewed today in Toronto. Though she admits to not seeing her nephews in five years Aunt Maret does not believe the news to be true. At one point in the ...

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Optimizing Your Dollar: It’s Not Used; It’s Retro

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Isn’t it nice when being stylish is also being economical? This week as you look for ways to optimize your dollar think about ‘used’ clothes. Thrift stores and consignment shops have lost their negative connotations, instead becoming the new trendy way to shop. Here are several ideas for your consideration. When my son was born we had a neighborhood second-hand ...

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