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Obama and EEOC Really Should Get Coordinated

While campaigning in 2008, Barack Hussein Obama said he planed to take a fresh, objective look at the debate over education issues. “A truly historic commitment to education – a real commitment will require new resources and new reforms,” he said. President Barack Obama told students at a Washington DC high school that some kind of postsecondary education is a ...

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Obama, What Specifically Does "Smart" Mean?

 What does “agile, flexible and ready for the full range of contingencies and threat” mean? What does “We need to be smart, strategic and set priorities.” mean? What does “‘evolve’ to find new ways to meet its existing commitments” mean? Those are some of the things President Barack Hussein Obama said on Thursday, January 5, 2012, as he announced cuts ...

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Joblessness Among Young Veterans Rises Above 13 Percent in December 2011

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that joblessness among young veterans ages 18-24 was 1 in 3 for the last quarter of 2011, up from 1 in 5 in the last quarter of 2010. The overall unemployment rate for young veterans inDecember 2011 rose to 13.1 percent. As reported in USA Today: “One out of three ...

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What recess appointment power?

Since the moment President Obama announced his appointments to the Consumer Financial Protection Board and the National Labor Relations Board, there has been an ongoing debate over whether or not the Senate was in recess when these appointments were made.  The whole spectacle has been really interesting – but it’s basically irrelevant in this situation. A better question to be ...

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Mercury, CFLs, and EPA Inconsistency

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (and some large businesses) are promoting the sale of compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) as a way to save energy and fight global warming. They want Americans to buy many millions of them over the coming years. But there is one small catch: CFLs contain small amounts of mercury, a neurotoxin, and the companies and ...

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Study Shows: Routine Prostate Cancer Screening Not Reducing Deaths

Researchers now claim a new study reveals that yearly prostate exams are not reducing the number of cancer related deaths. The new study questions the legitimacy of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, which is used to screen men for prostate cancer. The issue was brought to light recently as multiple studies observed similar conclusions. The study followed 76 men, between the ...

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More MSM Unemployment Fraud

 Well, the MSM has done it again! The Labor Department reported Friday (January 6, 2012) that the unemployment rate for December, 2011, fell to 8.5%. And that is the figure slavishly reported by the MSM. But the Labor Department’s statistics don’t include the underemployed and those who have stopped looking for work. This alternative measure, the U6 rate, creates a ...

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U/E Rate Makeover Can’t Hide America’s Beans and Rice Economy

America’s denial of economic reality continued this week with the posting of job growth numbers that are inflated due to the removal of over 4 million out of work Americans in the baseline figures of “worker participation rates.” Please see John Ransom’s article here for some harsh truths as to just how the unemployment numbers are being manipulated today. The ...

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Iranian Fishermen Rescued from Pirates by U.S. Navy

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta prasied U.S. Navy sailors who rescued 13 Iranian fishermen who were being held by pirates.  The captain of the Iranian vessel, Al Molai, was able to send a radio distress signal which was received by the nearby U.S. aircraft carrier John C. Stennis. Upon receiving the radio call  the escorting cruiser Mobile Bay was sent to ...

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Obama Inconsistent On What Consitutes Recess

Following President Barack Hussein Obama’s “recess” appointments, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) released these quotes from some prominent Democrats. For example, then senator Barack Obama said, “A recess appointee is ‘damaged goods… we will have less credibility.’ ‘To some degree, he’s damaged goods… somebody who couldn’t get through a nomination in the Senate. And I think that means that ...

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America largely unimpressed with the 'Occupy' crowd

A poll run on January 3rd and 4th sought to understand just how America feels about the Occupy parks, streets, tents and jails movement – 24% of them haven’t really been paying much attention to the youthful anarchist/socialist/anti-corporation/anti-bank/pro… well, not really sure what they are for. 24% of responding Americans said that they have pay no attention or very little ...

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Teen Mom Who Shot Intruder To Defend Baby Is Justified

Authorities said they have no plans to file charges against a teen mother who shot and killed an intruder in her house on New Year’s Eve while stalking with a 911 dispatcher on the phone. Assistant District Attorney James Walters said, ”Our initial review of the case doesn’t indicate she violated the law in any way.” according to The Oklahoman. ...

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A Soldier’s Rights, for Better or Worse, are not the Same as Yours and Mine!

Incredible as it may seem, a soldier in uniform does not have the same rights as other citizens to endorse a candidate of his or her choosing and can run amuck of Army Regulations for doing so. One soldier, 28-year old Army Corporal Jesse Thorsen, found that out at a Ron Paul event following the Iowa Caucus earlier this week. ...

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Hey, let's just blindly trust that Obama will do the right thing

What happened to our healthy distrust of government? The most basic principle of liberty is that it is impossible to create or maintain a government that protects freedom without understanding human nature.  Despite that, the political class in this country wants us to completely ignore everything we know about the flaws of human nature when it comes to the National ...

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