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A stay at home mom who runs a household, manages the finances, cares for a young adult autistic son, and cooks from scratch. Traveling from Arizona to Alaska summer of 2013. Visit my blog at http://ramblinroseaz.wordpress.com/ and follow along.

Pic of Kid & Hunting Gun Prompts Police/CPS Raid on Home

Last year a young friend won a .243 hunting rifle. He was thrilled and an excited mom posted a picture of the young lad with his prize on Facebook. (His face is blurred for his privacy.) Thankfully, they do not live in New Jersey. This week a similar aged youth received a .22 rifle for his birthday. His photograph was ...

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Is SoloPower the Next Solyndra?

Should the government be in the business to be in business? Can we afford to offer huge taxpayer backed loans to companies? If we are borrowing billions just to pay our own bills can we afford to be in the loan business? Yet another solar company is headed for bankruptcy. This, just six months after receiving a government guaranteed 197 ...

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ICE Director: We Didn’t Let “Bad” Bad Guys Out Of Prison.

In a very covert fashion the Office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) quietly announced that in order to cut costs, it had released undocumented immigrants it was holding in detention. Initially, the Obama administration had insisted only a “few hundred” immigrants were released for budgetary reasons in February with reported plans to release more than 3,000 others this month. ...

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Ben Carson at CPAC: We Must Hold Their Feet to the Fire

Just a short three weeks ago few Americans had heard the name Ben Carson. Those who did generally knew of him in the role of skilled pediatric neurosurgeon and head of Johns Hopkins Pediatric Neurosurgery Department. But following Dr. Carson’s stirring speech at the National Prayer Breakfast in February, millions of Americans now recognize him. A brilliant man who speaks ...

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Dr. Carson: The Ryan Budget Works

Rapidly gaining in popularity is Dr. Benjamin Carson, world renown surgeon and common sense speaker. Dr. Carson appeared on Fox and Friends to weigh in on the president’s new found attitude of reaching out to Republicans but also about the recently released Paul Ryan Budget for the country. It’s hard not to love this plain spoken healer who knows and ...

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Pope Francis

Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio has been elected by his peers as the new pope, becoming the first pontiff from the Americas. He has chosen to be known as Pope Francis. Pope Francis I: Let’s begin this long road… let us all behave with love and charity

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Even Michelle Obama Vulnerable to Hacking

This week my mother was talking about ID theft. Several of her friends had their credit card information stolen and used. Fortunately, the credit card companies caught the fraud and helped each cancel the accounts. Mom is worried about her own credit and the safety of her accounts. And well she should be. Yesterday it was reported that even the ...

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Dear Hostess Workers, How’s that Job Search Coming?

The buyout firms Apollo Global Management, LLC and Metropoulos & Co. have agreed to purchase the Hostess and Dolly Madison cake brands, including Twinkies. Recall that after the Hostess company closed its plants and declared bankruptcy after its unions went on strike in November. The proposed buyout includes the brands, bakeries and some of the equipment but requires bankruptcy court ...

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Judge Jeanine Calls Out ICE for Release of Criminal Illegals

In her opening statement last weekend, Judge Jeanine Pirro lit into the Obama administration, including the Department of Homeland Security and ICE for releasing illegal immigrants. Saying they were only releasing non-violent illegals and blaming it on the sequestration the administration further backed away from any responsibility by putting the decisions on the shoulders of ‘career ICE employees’. Judge Jeanine ...

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Nanny B’s Soda Ban Struck Down!

Super-Sized Soda drinkers across New York City breathed a sigh of relief Monday when Mayor Bloomberg’s large size soda ban was struck down in the courts. Beverage companies argued that the ban was inconsistent since it would still allow grocery and convenience stores to sell sugary drinks in any size. Convenience stores do not fall under the jurisdiction of the ...

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Dear Sen McCain, It’s Time for a Change.

Dear Senator McCain, Maybe it’s time. We’re writing you as longtime supporters. As Arizona residents we’ve watched your support of the state. We’ve watched your support of the military. We’ve watched your support of the constitution. And we admired you. What you endured as a captive meant you were stronger and braver than us. We admired when you talked of ...

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Even NBC Sees Sequestration Bias

You know it’s bad when even the left leaning NBC Nightly News spends time criticizing this administration’s choice of cuts in this new era of Sequestration. Should we cut soldiers tuition assistance or maybe the president’s golf and family vacations? Are there non-essential workers at DHS or must 2500 border agents be furloughed? Can the TSA cancel conferences and new ...

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“Brain Freeze” Causes Wreck

It’s happened to us all. Drink an Icee or Slurpee too fast and suddenly you have a super intense pain right smack in the middle of your forehead. A brain freeze. For a few seconds the pain is intolerable. According to police in San Antonio a man, drinking a Slurpee, suffered a brain freeze so terrible he blacked out while ...

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Welcome to the Liar’s Club

What is it with this administration? Have they become so used to media not questioning them that facts are no longer relevant? Do they believe there are so many ‘low information voters’ that whatever they say will be believed without question? Consider just this week. As you recall, the Obama administration was for the sequestration before they were against it. ...

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Core Standards: States Put Fed Dollars Ahead of Students

Sneaking under the media radar (or perhaps with their blessing) 45 of the 50 states have approved the federal program called Common Core Standards. Common Core is a requirement to participate in the Race to the Top federal grant program; many states signed on without knowing what Common Core was. The federal government offered money to states who dropped the ...

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