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Jun 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) – The seasonally-adjusted price index for meats, poultry, fish, and eggs hit an all-time high in May, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In January 1967, when the BLS started tracking this measure, the index for meats, poultry, fish, and eggs was 38.1. As of last May, it was 234.572. By ...

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Jun 13, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE BLAZE: The Congressional Budget Office released a report this week that once again raises the idea of taxing drivers based on how far they drive, in order to generate more revenue for federal highway programs. CBO’s report said the spending obligations of the federal highway trust fund will be higher than available revenues ...

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Jun 9, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Sydney Morning Herald: Tony Abbott is seeking a conservative alliance among "like-minded" countries, aiming to dismantle global moves to introduce carbon pricing, and undermine a push by US President Barack Obama to push the case for action through forums such as the G20. Visiting Ottawa for a full day of talks with the ...

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Jun 9, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from NY POST: If you think of the United States of America as a store, its recent decisions and scandals resemble a sale, perhaps a fire sale. Or maybe even a “Going Out of Business” sale. The list of dramatic markdowns is breathtaking. They include trading away five murderous terrorists for a likely Army deserter, ...

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Jun 7, 2014 Comments Off Jack Flash

Excerpted from The Daily Caller: A Vermont firearms dealer says the Obama administration is responsible for him having to lay off 41 of its workers in a “last minute” move that has even angered some of the state’s liberal politicians. Century International Arms had a $30 million contract in place to import World War II era ...

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Jun 6, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from INFOWARS: In the week that the European Central Bank cut its deposit rate for banks from zero to -0.1%, economist Martin Armstrong warns that negative interest rates are coming to the United States, meaning that Americans will be forced to pay just to keep their money in the bank. In a move described as ...

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Jun 6, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) - The percentage of American civilians 16 or older who do not have a job and are not actively seeking one remained at a 36-year high in May, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In December, April, and now May, the labor force participation rate has been 62.8 percent. That means that 37.2 percent ...

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Jun 6, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Jun 5, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

BELLINGHAM, Wash. -- A Bellingham High School drama teacher has issued a formal apology after her awards ceremony devolved into an evening of profanity, jokes about a priest having sex with kids, and a box of sex toys. A parent attended the ceremony in the school auditorium with her 17-year-old daughter, who was nominated for ...

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Jun 5, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE BLAZE: In connection with the release of his new book “America: Imagine a World Without Her,” we conducted an interview with bestselling conservative author, filmmaker and recent Real News guest, Dinesh D’Souza. In the interview, we covered such topics as the left’s disingenuous championing of the “little guy,” the twisted historical narrative being ...

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Jun 5, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) -- The percentage of 18- to 64-year olds who live below the poverty level has increased 30.5% since 1966, two years after Lyndon Johnson declared the War on Poverty, according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau. “We have declared unconditional war on poverty. Our objective is total victory. I believe that 30 ...

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Jun 4, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from DAILY CALLER: The EPA’s regulations on greenhouse gases will reduce family income, decrease GDP and ultimately shrink the job market come, according to new research from the conservative Heritage Foundation. The goal of the new regulation is to reduce carbon emissions, in part by implementing cap-and-trade measures at the state level to cut down ...

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Jun 4, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Jun 4, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Jun 2, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: Labor unions criticized the Environmental Protection Agency’s new regulations on carbon emissions from power plants on Monday, highlighting growing tensions between the environmentalist and working class arms of the Democratic Party. Those tensions have come to the forefront as leading Democrats embrace environmentalist policies backed by billionaire political donors that are generally ...

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May 30, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WEEKLY STANDARD: Startling charts from the Republicans on the Senate Budget Committee about male participation in the labor force, particularly men between the ages of 25-54: "There are currently 61.1 million American men in their prime working years, age 25–54. A staggering 1 in 8 such men are not in the labor force at ...

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May 29, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON EXAMINER: The still-evolving “official” tab for the Obama family vacation to Africa in 2013 has reached $10.3 million, with the government coughing up official new expense details of over $2 million, according to a government watchdog group. Judicial Watch Inc. on Thursday revealed that the Department of Homeland Security provided new documents detailing ...

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May 22, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from CNS NEWS: Memorial Day weekend drivers will continue to take a hit as gasoline prices remain high. May 20 marks the 1,245th straight day that the national average for a gallon of regular gasoline costs more than $3 a gallon, according to AAA data. That's nearly three-and-a-half years above $3 a gallon. USA Today reported ...

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May 21, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE WEEKLY STANDARD: A new poll suggests that finding employment, particularly for the long-term unemployed, continues to be a struggle for Americans. The poll, conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Express Employment Professionals, asked questions of 1,500 unemployed adult Americans last month. “This survey shows that millions of Americans are at risk of ...

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May 20, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

SHANGHAI, (RIA Novosti) – Russia and China are planning to increase the volume of direct payments in mutual trade in their national currencies, according to a joint statement on a new stage of comprehensive partnership and strategic cooperation signed during high-level talks in Shanghai on Tuesday. “The sides intend to take new steps to increase the ...

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May 20, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) - The total number of disability beneficiaries in the United States rose from 10,981,423 in March to 10,996,447 in April, setting a new all-time record, according to newly released data from the Social Security Administration. The number of Americans receiving disability benefits continues to exceed the populations of Greece, Tunisia and Portugal, and is approaching ...

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May 19, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WFB: The White House is refusing to confirm whether President Barack Obama followed up on his pledge to take a five percent pay cut due to sequestration last year. Obama promised last April to take a 5 percent pay cut in “solidarity” with federal employees who were furloughed as a result of the automatic ...

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May 19, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from NBC NEWS: Living with roommates when you're 25 is one thing. When you're 65, it's another story—but it's a reality for a growing number of older Americans. Middle-class seniors and the growing wave of baby boomers behind them want to stay in their homes and communities as they grow old, but escalating costs of ...

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May 12, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: Americans for Tax Reform compiled a list of all the state tax increases put into place under Democratic governors since 2011. See The List Here The group found that Democratic governors have enacted over $58 billion worth of tax increases while Republican governors have signed over $36 billion in tax cuts during the ...

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May 7, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: Despite adding more than 8 million people to the working-age population since 2007, total employment has declined by half a million, according to an analysis by the Senate Budget Committee. Before President Barack Obama took office 259.7 million people were part of the working-age population, or between ages 16 and 65. ...

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