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The Way This City Is Tackling Gas Prices Has Some People Crying ‘Socialism’

(The Blaze) – History is replete with examples of government doing business badly — take Amtrak, which lost more than $800 million in a decade selling overpriced food — but one Midwestern municipality decided to take on the free market this weekend despite the dangerous precedents. The business: pumping gas. The town of Somerset, Kentucky, opened a …

July 22, 2014, 10:03 am ·
Barack Obama

Why Does Obama Want Everyone to Clean Toilets or Flip Burgers at McDonalds?

(The Blaze) – The bad news about jobs just keeps coming in waves. It’s all part of the murder of the middle class. The centerpiece of President Barack Obama’s economy is middle class jobs lost forever… and crummy, crappy part-time jobs (that cannot support a middle class quality of life) gained. My new book, “The …

July 22, 2014, 9:58 am ·
John Boehner

GOP Sees Court Ruling as Major Step Toward Unraveling of Obamacare

(The Blaze) – Republicans opposed to Obamacare are seeing Tuesday’s ruling by a panel of judges at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia as a major decision that exposes the Democratic rush to pass the flawed bill, and could ultimately bring the law to its knees. The Court ruled Tuesday that …

July 22, 2014, 9:55 am ·
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‘Very Aggressive,’ ‘Vicious’ Illegal Alien Teen Could Be Set Free by Feds

(The Blaze) – Seventeen-year-old Jorge is a “confessed murderer” and member of the 18th Street gang. Jose Enrique, 16, has “severe substance abuse” issues, self-mutilates, and has demonstrated “very aggressive” and “vicious” behavior. Fifteen-year-old Pablo Alexander admitted to federal law enforcement officers that he had “murdered two rival gang members.” Jacob Alexander, 17, said he …

July 22, 2014, 9:50 am ·
Firing Squad

Federal Judge: Bring Back the Firing Squad

Dissent blasts ‘misguided’ effort to make execution seem humane (NBC News) – A federal appeals judge issued a blistering dissent in a death-row case on Monday, declaring that an execution system that relies on drugs is doomed and the guillotine would be better. “Using drugs meant for individuals with medical needs to carry out executions …

July 22, 2014, 9:40 am ·
Illegal Alien

Feds to Methodist Charity: Prep for Illegals

Youth home receiving HUD grant to provide shelter, services (Penn Live) – A local home for children has been asked by the federal government to prepare itself to take in unaccompanied immigrant children from Central America who continue to cross over into the United States. The United Methodist Home for Children in Mechanicsburg has not taken …

July 22, 2014, 9:36 am ·
Illegal Aliens

Illegal Alien Families Fanning Out Across Pennsylvania

Governor: ‘They need to be returned to their country of origin’ (Penn Live) – In the coming weeks, communities across Pennsylvania will see the arrival of some of the Central American children who have flocked to the U.S. border by the tens of thousands, as authorities relocate the children to temporary housing to await immigration …

July 22, 2014, 9:29 am ·
Hillary Clinton

Friend: Hillary ‘Enthusiastic Pot User’ in Youth

‘If she hasn’t acknowledged it, everybody else will tell you’ (National Review) – Asked last month for her opinion of marijuana, Hillary Clinton told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour, “I didn’t do it when I was young, I’m not going to start now.” Not so fast, says Daniel Halper. In his new book Clinton, Inc., which hits bookshelves today, …

July 22, 2014, 9:24 am ·
Gun Constitution

Justice Kennedy ‘Not so Sure’ on Guns

‘The Constitution of the United States is a flawed document’ (SF Gate) – Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy wasn’t out to make news when he addressed the annual conference of the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and devoted most of his 50-minute speech to the Magna Carta, which turns 800 years old in 2015. …

July 22, 2014, 9:18 am ·
Obamacre

Appeals Court Deals Huge Blow to Obamacare

Strikes down IRS rule allowing subsidies in federal exchange (CNBC) – In a potentially crippling blow to Obamacare, a federal appeals court panel declared Tuesday that government subsidies worth billions of dollars that helped 4.7 million people buy insurance on HealthCare.gov are illegal. The 2-1 ruling said such subsidies can be granted only to people who bought …

July 22, 2014, 9:11 am ·
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‘Our Citizens are Under Siege’: Perry Sends National Guard to Border

(Fox News) – Gov. Rick Perry said Monday he is deploying up to 1,000 National Guard troops over the next month to the Texas-Mexico border to combat criminals that Republican state leaders say are exploiting a surge of children and families entering the U.S. illegally. Perry, a vocal critic of the White House’s response to …

July 21, 2014, 1:52 pm ·
Obama

The White House’s Interesting Claim for Why Millions Aren’t Working

(The Blaze) – The White House last week said the rising number of non-working people in the country reflects an inevitable trend caused by an aging population, an attempt to rebut Republican arguments that the real problems are federal regulations and an oversized government. The report from President Barack Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers also said little …

July 21, 2014, 10:11 am ·
Child Blood Samples

State Found Keeping Child Blood Samples

(The Blaze) – Up to 2.5 million cards with infant blood are stored in hundreds of boxes in an undisclosed warehouse in Indiana. The issue? Parents are just finding out about them. For 23 years, until 2013 when parental consent to keep blood samples was required in the state, the Indiana Department of Health took …

July 21, 2014, 10:09 am ·
Obama

Obama Administration Was Warned About VA Scheduling Issues After 2008 Election

(Washington Times) – Acting Veteran Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson assured Congress last week that the VA is working hard to replace its “antiquated” scheduling system, but the Obama administration first received clear notice more than five years ago about the need for an overhaul to reduce patient wait times. “Excessive wait times are addressed by moving …

July 21, 2014, 10:05 am ·
Illegal Alien

NY Immigration Groups to Close Over Alleged Fraud

(Reuters) – Two of the largest non-profit immigration service groups in the United States will shut down after being accused of defrauding thousands of clients, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said on Monday. The International Professional Association will close immediately and the International Immigrants Foundation within two years, Schneiderman said. Their remaining assets of …

July 21, 2014, 10:00 am ·
Illegal Aliens

Human Smuggler: ‘Business Very Good’

(CBS News) – The man-in-the-know nursed a late-morning beer at a bar near the Suchiate River that separates Guatemala from Mexico, and answered a question about his human smuggling business with a question: “Do you think a coyote is going to say he’s a coyote?” Dressed as a migrant in shorts and sandals but speaking …

July 21, 2014, 9:58 am ·
Illegal Alien

Budget to Transport Illegals Across USA Approaches $100M

(Breitbart) – The U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee approved a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 that includes $5.508 billion for Immigration and Customs Enforcement operations. Included in that amount is more than $87 million for the transportation of illegal immigrants–most often via plane–from the U.S.-Mexico border to federal facilities around the nation. The FY …

July 21, 2014, 9:56 am ·
Obama Wink

Shock Poll: 40% Still Not Sure Obama is American Citizen

(Rasmussen) – On a list of some of the world’s best-known conspiracy theories, Americans are most likely to believe the one about JFK‘s assassination. But President George W. Bush and President Obama don’t escape suspicion. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 45% of American Adults reject as false the theory that …

July 21, 2014, 9:33 am ·
Obama

WH: We Haven’t Changed the President’s Schedule Amid Crises Because it Might Scare People

(Townhall) – On Thursday, we chronicled President Obama’s series of decisions to carry on with his public schedule — a burger joint photo op, a partisan speech on infrastructure spending, and a pair of Manhattan fundraisers — in the midst of two major international crises. First, Russian-backed and -armed separatists in Ukraine shot down a commercial airliner, …

July 21, 2014, 8:52 am ·
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Congressman Tweets an Obama Failure Every Half Hour; Up to 85 and Counting

(Red Alert Politics) – Rep. Trent Franks from Arizona must have woken up Wednesday with a lot on his mind. Luckily in times like that, Twitter is always there for you. Franks took to his official Twitter page to begin a list of #ObamaFailures. Every 30 minutes he tweets another failure to add to the …

July 21, 2014, 8:48 am ·