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Hobby Lobby may Close 500 Stores in 41 States due to Obamacare

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     Arts and crafts and home decor retailer Hobby Lobby may be forced to close all its’ stores all because of Obama’s government law that says they must provide abortion causing drugs in their insurance policy. Hobby Lobby has always been a Christian organization who pays their employees very well (80% above minimum   wage to start) and gives them ...

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NYT: Americans not appreciating Obama’s economic achievements

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The New York Times is well-known to be little more than a Democrat ‘office of propaganda’ and this week, it’s working to change American’s perceptions of Obama’s “success” in saving the economy. the U.S. economy is in much better shape than the public appreciates, especially when measured against the depths of the financial crisis and the possibility — now rarely ...

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Big Night for Trump and Hillary – so what?

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Trump and Hillary won big in the five states voting in Tuesday night’s set of nor’easter primaries. Maryland, Delaware, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island primary voters cast their votes on Tuesday and … nothing has changed – Hillary and Trump are still expected to be their respective party’s nominee. Trump even announced that he has determined that he is “the ...

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Ted Cruz has ‘short list’ of V.P. possibles – one name confirmed

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Senator Ted Cruz is planning the final leg of his open convention strategy and it centers on who his running mate might be. Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign has a short list of potential vice presidential picks that includes former rival Carly Fiorina, campaign aides announced Monday. A Fiorina top aide confirmed that she is on the list of Vice-Presidential possibles ...

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Dealing with Drones -or- How to Pop a Peeper

4 ways to take down a drone

With the collision of a drone and commercial aircraft in Britain last week, scores of near-misses at U.S. airports and the numerous stories of Dads with shotguns taking out remote peeping Toms, it was only a matter of time before the market provided some defense against those pesky flying cameras. First, if you plan on taking the ‘Murika’ approach and ...

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What Americans buy – in real time [chart]

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Advanced economies are typically heavily reliant on the domestic consumption of goods and services, and the United States is no exception. This visualization shows U.S. consumption in real-time. https://www.couponbox.com/real-time-consumption/embed/Source: Couponbox.com Lottery tickets, coffee or a book? We buy 10 times in lottery tickets what we do in books. DOOM! Doom I say! Or .. maybe I can have that gold plated ...

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So exactly what kinds of jobs are people actually finding these days? [chart]

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An estimated 589,000 jobs were created in the first three months of 2016 – an accomplishment the Obama administration and liberal analysts tout. Just what kinds of jobs were created should have them rethinking that self-praise. Here’s a visual breakdown of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) private sector job growth data for Q1 2016. Courtesy of: Visual Capitalist ...

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Houston Floods may worsen with more rain in forecast

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Houston, Texas has experienced historic rainfall and flooding in recent days and more rain is on the way. At least five people have died and the Governor has declared 9 counties as disaster areas. Current weather forecasts for the Houston area project waves of thunderstorms to roll through at least until Thursday and have kept flash flood warnings in effect ...

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Japan Hit by Two Quakes – raw damage video

Japan earthquake damage video

Japan has seen two dangerous earthquakes this week resulting in severe damage, many people trapped in collapsed buildings and at least 41 have died death. Buildings were swaying and cracking The video below shows people in a parking lot after the main quake hit, but does capture an aftershock. I keep missing the videos on the #earthquake Oh there it is.. ...

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Now Humans Are Just Along for the Ride

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I have seen humanity’s future and it’s cargo. Not shipping cargo, but being cargo. One cannot pick up the newspaper without discovering a new area of transportation where human control will soon be superfluous. I don’t know whether to blame the auto–pilot or Roomba. So much of flying today takes place while the aircraft is on auto that some safety ...

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