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Food Stamp Beneficiaries Exceed 46,000,000 for 38 Straight Months

(CNS News) – The number of beneficiaries on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)—AKA food stamps–has topped 46,000,000 for 38th straight month, according to data released by the Department of Agriculture (USDA). In October 2014, the latest month reported, there were 46,674,364 Americans on food stamps. Food stamp recipients have exceeded 46 million since September …

January 13, 2015, 9:16 am ·
Obamacare

CONFUSION: Eligible Americans Turn Down Obamacare Tax Credits

Some consumers are ditching subsidies out of principle, opting to pay more for health insurance. (US News) – Grace Brewer says she never thought she would be without health insurance at this stage of her life. “I’m a casualty of Obamacare,” says Brewer, 60, a self-employed chiropractor in the Kansas City, Kansas, area. She wanted to keep the catastrophic health …

January 13, 2015, 9:14 am ·
British

British Expats Flee USA Healthcare System

High costs, bureaucracy ‘pain in arse’ (Guardian) – Scottish-born David Gray, a creative director based in Brooklyn, was “doubled-up coughing in the snow” when he fell out of love with the US healthcare system. Gray, on his employer-provided health insurance, needed a US doctor for a checkup. A colleague recommended a doctor’s office housed in …

January 13, 2015, 9:12 am ·
Mayor

European Mayor Has a Strong Message for Those Who Don’t Like Freedom: ‘Pack Your Bags,’ ‘Leave’ and ‘F*** Off’

(The Blaze) – Can’t appreciate Western culture and humor? Maybe you should just leave, says a man who was an immigrant himself. Morocco-born Ahmed Aboutaleb is the mayor of Rotterdam, and he’s the first immigrant to lead the Netherlands’ second largest city. As the Daily Mail reported, Aboutaleb went on live TV hours after Thursday’s shooting in Paris …

January 13, 2015, 9:08 am ·
Fox

Video: TV Host Attempts to Get State Dept. Spokeswoman to Admit Radical Islam Is America’s Top Threat

(The Blaze) – Filling in as guest host on “The Kelly File” Monday night, Martha MacCallum pressed State Department deputy spokeswoman Marie Harf on why the Obama administration is seemingly reluctant to declare that radical Islam is the biggest threat currently facing the United States. MacCallum set up the segment by first airing comments made …

January 13, 2015, 9:06 am ·
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Texas Declares ‘Cupcake Amnesty’

(The Blaze) – Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller’s first official act was met with cheers and enthusiastic applause by those who attended a press conference in Austin on Monday morning. Standing in front of an Airstream trailer from local food vendor Hey Cupcake!,  Miller granted “amnesty” to cupcakes and all kinds of sweet treats that parents …

January 13, 2015, 9:02 am ·
Paris

Notice Who’s Missing in This Photoshopped Picture of World Leaders That Ran in an Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Paper?

(The Blaze) – A newspaper that serves the ultra-Orthodox community in Israel received mainstream attention Monday after editing out the women, including German Chancellor Angel Merkel, from a photo of world leaders standing arm-in-arm at Sunday’s massive unity rally against terrorism in Paris. The Israeli website Walla reported that the ultra-Orthodox outlet HaMevaser removed Merkel, Paris Mayor …

January 13, 2015, 9:00 am ·
John Boehner

Boehner: Amnesty Fight Not About Immigration

‘Goal is to stop the president’s executive overreach’ (Washington Times) – House Speaker John A. Boehner said Tuesday that moves to block President Obama’s new deportation amnesty are less about immigration than they are about asserting Congress’s right to make laws, and pushing back on a runaway executive branch. The House is scheduled to begin …

January 13, 2015, 8:50 am ·
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Joe Lieberman: World War-like Effort Needed To ‘Destroy’ Islamic Extremists

(Newsmax) - While the White House has acknowledged its blunder in not sending President Barack Obama or another high-ranking official to Sunday’s unity rally in Paris, former Sen. Joe Lieberman writes in The Wall Street Journal that a “history-changing opportunity” is still in Obama’s grasp: “Leading a global alliance to destroy violent Islamist extremism.” Last week’s …

January 13, 2015, 7:41 am ·
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GOP Lawmaker Offers Bill To Block Treating Internet As Utility

(The Hill) - Rep. Bob Latta (R-Ohio) has reintroduced legislation to prevent the Federal Communications Commission to reclassify broadband Internet as a utility. Latta, vice chairman of the House Commerce subcommittee on Communications and Technology, called the FCC’s plans misguided. His legislation notes that the strict regulations were “designed for the monopoly telephone system in 1934 …

January 13, 2015, 7:35 am ·
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White House: Obama Will Fight Media To Stop Anti-Jihad Articles

(Daily Caller) - President Barack Obama has a moral responsibility to push back on the nation’s journalism community when it is planning to publish anti-jihadi articles that might cause a jihadi attack against the nation’s defenses forces, the White House’s press secretary said Jan. 12. “The president … will not now be shy about expressing a …

January 13, 2015, 7:22 am ·
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State Compares Christian Baker to Nazis

Believer forced to celebrate homosexual unions (Washington Times) - Colorado baker Jack Phillips was found guilty of discrimination for refusing to prepare a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, but his attorneys said Monday that a state official who ruled against him is guilty of anti-religious bias. Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys released an audio recording in …

January 13, 2015, 7:11 am ·
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Imam Linked To 1993 WTC Bombing To Speak At ‘Stand With Prophet’ Event In Texas

(Washington Times) - An unindicted co-conspirator in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing is a featured speaker at the “Stand With the Prophet in Honor and Respect” conference this weekend in Garland, Texas. Muslim leaders plan to gather Saturday at Garland’s Curtis Culwell Center for the conference hosted by the group Sound Vision. The event is …

January 13, 2015, 7:00 am ·
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Report: Obama Power Outstrips King George III

(National Review) - Remember those WWJD bracelets that were so popular in the ’90s? Well, an expert at the Law Library of Congress — a non-partisan branch of the Library of Congress that has advised Congress and the Supreme Court since 1832 — tackled a slightly different question: What would George III do when faced with …

January 13, 2015, 6:37 am ·
obamacare

Employers Increasingly Pushing ‘Wellness or Else’ Plan

(Newsmax) - U.S. companies are increasingly penalizing workers who decline to join “wellness” programs, embracing an element of President Barack Obama’s healthcare law that has raised questions about fairness in the workplace. Beginning in 2014, the law known as Obamacare raised the financial incentives that employers are allowed to offer workers for participating in workplace wellness …

January 13, 2015, 6:32 am ·
Congress

House GOP Majority Aiming to Soften Financial Overhaul Law

(Newsmax) - The newly bulked-up Republican majority in the House is aiming to soften the bite of legislation that grew out of the 2008 financial crisis and put banks and Wall Street under the most sweeping rules since the Great Depression. The House was voting Tuesday on a bill that would alter sections of the 2010 …

January 13, 2015, 6:26 am ·
Elizabeth Warren

Warren Defeats Obama’s Treasury Nominee

(Daily Caller) - President Obama has been cowed by Sen. Elizabeth Warren into dropping his nomination of Antonio Weiss to a high-level Treasury Department position following weeks of protest. Weiss requested for his nomination to be withdrawn because he did not want to be a distraction to the White House, he said in a letter to …

January 13, 2015, 6:23 am ·
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Rand Paul, Lamar Smith: GOP Opposes Waste Of Grant Money, Not Science

(Newsmax) - The Republican Party is “not at war with science” when it questions how scarce federal dollars are spent by the National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health, write Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Rep. Lamar Smith of Texas in Politico magazine. They insist that federal science funding should be driven by the …

January 13, 2015, 6:15 am ·
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Clinton Foundation HQ Protested For ‘Missing Money’ In Haiti Recovery

(Washington Free Beacon) - The Clinton Foundation is facing protests due to its mismanagement of resources for the post-earthquake recovery efforts of Haiti. Five years after a disastrous earthquake ripped through the small island nation, disturbing reports of a lack of progress in the country’s recovery have angered many Haitian Americans. SPECIAL: Join the Tea Party …

January 13, 2015, 6:12 am ·