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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.

American & USAir Merge

After months of negotiation, Doug Parker, CEO of the US Airways announced that US Air and American have agreed to  merge together creating the largest airlines in the world. The two companies agreed to an $11 billion deal allowing the American parent AMR to avoid bankruptcy. The combined carrier will be called American Airlines and be based in Fort Worth ...

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2nd Amendment Ad Too Controversial?

Award winning singer and song writer Steve Vaus was inspired to write “Come and Take It”  a song that invokes memory of  the Battle of Gonzales which occurred during the Texas Revolution. Meant to be a warning to the current administration and congress about gun control the song is a metaphor about current gun control proposals reminding us of the ...

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Optimize Your Dollar: Making Tough Choices

This week I talked to my friend “Dee”. Dee has been through some trials due to the continued poor economy. Three years ago Dee was working in the career she loves. She was teaching young children at a private school. Unfortunately, the economy caused her school to make a tough choice. They closed. It was no one’s fault (well, you ...

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Ashes to Go? Phx Churches Take to the Streets

It’s Ash Wednesday, the start of the Holy Lenten season for Christians. No time in your schedule to swing by church? No problem. In Phoenix today pastors and priests are greeting parishioners at the train and on street corners. Offering interested passers-by with a cross of ashes on the forehead. If the people can’t come to the church. The church ...

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CNN Touts Post Speech Poll…But Sample Includes Only 17% Republicans?

Giving the president a big ‘thumbs up’ CNN headlines tout the State of the Union speech as having a 53% approval rate by watchers. But read further in the article and one will learn that the poll data included 44% Democrats and a mere 17% Republicans. They say their sampling has a plus or minus error rate of only 5%. ...

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Rubio on CBS: Hey, I Wasn’t Even Around for DADT…

In a follow up interview from his Republican Response speech, Marco Rubio had an opportunity to explain further some of his personal positions. In this CBS Morning clip the senator acknowledges that he, like many, agree with some of the president’s comments from the State of the Union address, including finding actual solutions for gun violence. However, he noted strong ...

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Fort Hood Heroine: Obama Betrayed Us

Tonight on ABC World News Diane Sawyer will interview Fort Hood heroine Sgt. Kimberly Munley. New (and possibly disturbing) footage of the tragedy that killed 13, including a pregnant soldier and wounded 32 others will be shown. In 2010, the White House arranged for the Fort Hood sergeant and her partner, who managed to stop the shooter and his rampage, ...

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Medal of Honor Recipient to Skip SOTU

Army Staff Sgt. Clinton Romesh, only the fourth living person to be awarded the Medal of Honor, has chosen not to politicize his life and actions. Instead of attending the State of the Union address as Mrs. Obama’s guest he will stay home and visit with friends. “I’ve done some soul searching,” he said. “As much as a great honor ...

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Woman Votes Twice (Or More) But Denies Fraud

Giving new meaning to the phrase, “Vote Early and Vote Often,” Florida poll worker Melowese Richardson admitted that she voted at least twice in the last election. The Democrat also filled out ballots for her daughter and brothers, mailing them in on their behalf. Richardson insists she has done nothing wrong. This woman thought it okay to cheat because of ...

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Sheriff Joe Recruits Steven Seagal

The world’s toughest sheriff recruited one tough guy to assist in a training mission over the weekend. Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Arizona brought in actor and reservist Steven Seagal to help train and prepare posse members how to react in the advent of a school crisis. At a  valley school  volunteer students played themselves while deputies took the ...

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Oh No! Possible Coffee Shortage!

Dateline Guatemala! President Molina-Preez ordered release of more than $14 Million to help coffee growers battle a fungus that is affecting 70 percent of their nation’s crop. The funds will help the 60,000 farmers spray pesticides in an attempt to halt the spread of coffee rust which kills plants. The rust has affected coffee plantations throughout Central America. In his ...

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Does the Tea Party Need to Speak?

Washington (CNN) – Tea party leaders are turning to Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, to deliver their message following President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, a speech that will compete with the official Republican response. Paul will make his remarks soon after Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, wraps up the GOP response Tuesday night, a Paul spokeswoman confirms to CNN. ...

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Double Tragedy: Abortion at 33 Weeks Takes Mother Too

There are only a few places in the country where a mother can have an abortion in the third trimester. Maryland remains one of those states. According to a press conference held by the Maryland Coalition for Life in Germantown, MD it was announced that a 29-year-old woman died at a local hospital as a direct result of complications from ...

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ObamaCare May Impact Grocery Prices

In another ‘unexpected’ consequence of ObamaCare grocery prices are expected to go up. Contained within the 2000 page law is a mandate that restaurants provide nutritional information on their menus. The Food and Drug Administration took a fairly well supported idea and decided to extend this rule to supermarkets and convenience stores. The proposed regulations will require store owners to ...

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Rubio to Give GOP Address Feb. 12

Speaker Boehner and Senate Republican Leader McConnell announced today that Senator Marco Rubio would be giving the Republican Address in response to the State of the Nation on February 12. This is the first time the young senator will take the national stage representing the conservative party. Senator Rubio, now in his third year in the U.S. Senate, has been ...

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