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Dec 7, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from Beltway Confidential: Judge Brian Cogan mocked the “accommodation” on religion liberty outlined by President Obama in regards to his health care law’s contraception mandate while ruling against a Justice Department motion to dismiss the Archdiocese of New York’s lawsuit against the regulation. “There is no, ‘Trust us, changes are coming’ clause in the Constitution,” ...

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Dec 7, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from Beltway Confidential: Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore reacted angrily today after news broke that his native state of Michigan passed ‘Right-to-Work’ laws. The Michigan House and Senate each passed bills to give private and public sector workers the right to avoid paying union dues in an organized workplace. According to state procedural rules, the legislation ...

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Dec 7, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from The Daily Caller: The New York Times Cairo bureau chief David K. Kirkpatrick insists that the Muslim Brotherhood is a “moderate, regular old political force,” despite Muslim Brotherhood-backed Egyptian President Mohammad Morsi’s recent power grab and the Islamist organization’s radical views. Kirkpatrick called into Hugh Hewitt’s radio show Wednesday from Egypt as the Brotherhood’s ...

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Dec 7, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(CNSNews.com) - Seventy-three percent of the new civilian jobs created in the United States over the last five months are in government, according to official data published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In June, a total of 142,415,000 people were employed in the U.S, according to the BLS, including 19,938,000 who were employed by federal, ...

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Dec 7, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

LANSING, Mich. — Republicans slammed right-to-work legislation through the Michigan House and Senate Thursday, drawing raucous protests from throngs of stunned union supporters, whose outnumbered Democratic allies were powerless to stop it. Just hours after they were introduced, both chambers approved measures prohibiting private unions from requiring that nonunion employees pay fees. The Senate quickly followed ...

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Dec 7, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from On The Money: The economy added 146,000 jobs in November while the unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent. It's the lowest the jobless rate has been since December 2008, and the report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics was higher than estimates that had predicted Hurricane Sandy would hold total job growth down. ...

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Dec 7, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from Detroit News: Even as the state Treasury prepares to begin another financial review of Detroit's books, a plan is being solidified in the governor's office that would guide Michigan's largest city through what is being called a managed bankruptcy. The working concept, still evolving, assumes that the state's financial review would find severe financial ...

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Dec 7, 2012 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Dec 6, 2012 Comments Off Dinah Tellya

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Dec 6, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from The Hill: Ambassador Terry Kramer on Thursday said the United States will be working "day and night" to ensure new Internet regulations are kept out of a United Nations treaty. "Fundamentally the conference, to us, should not be dealing with the Internet sector," Kramer told reporters on a conference call from Dubai, where the ...

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Dec 6, 2012 Comments Off Dinah Tellya

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Dec 6, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from Fox News: Hurry up and wait. That’s what first responders were left to do after being deployed by FEMA to assist in the storm-ravaged areas in the initial days after superstorm Sandy, FoxNews.com has learned. A FEMA worker who spoke to FoxNews.com described a chaotic scene at New Jersey's Fort Dix, where emergency workers ...

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Dec 6, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney: "Again, deficit reduction in it of itself is not the goal here. The reason to get our house in order, the reason to pass a deficit reduction package that is balanced and allows for economic growth and job creation, is to put our economy on a sustainable fiscal path, ...

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Dec 6, 2012 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Washington Post: Lawyers for George Zimmerman filed suit today against NBC Universal Media over a well-publicized editing error that portrayed their client in racist terms in his pursuit of Trayvon Martin on a drizzly evening in February. “NBC saw the death of Trayvon Martin not as a tragedy but as an opportunity to ...

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Dec 6, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from The Washington Post: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) became the latest state chief executive to rebuff President Barack Obama's health care reform law Thursday by vetoing a bill that would have created an online marketplace for uninsured residents to shop for health insurance. For the second time this year, Christie rejected legislation passed ...

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Dec 6, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from The Washington Times: The Army and Marines have since commissioned separate studies of larger groups of troops receiving variations of M-Fit training, the results of which currently are under scientific review and likely will be published in the next few months. “The findings in general reinforce and extend what we saw in the pilot ...

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Dec 6, 2012 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Floor Action Blog: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Thursday rejected GOP calls to vote on the debt-ceiling portion of President Obama’s deficit-reduction package. Reid initially signaled he could agree to a vote on the Obama plan to allow the administration to unilaterally raise the debt ceiling. But the Democratic leader withdrew ...

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Dec 6, 2012 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Dec 6, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Dec 6, 2012 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Clear difference between Morsi's speech now and Mubarak's on Jan. 28, 2011: backdrop now red, not blue. twitter.com/RobertMackey/s…— Robert Mackey (@RobertMackey) December 6, 2012 Excperted from Business Insider: Mohamed Morsi, President of Egypt, has given a long speech that sought to calm tensions in the country, where a spat over the power of government over the ...

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Dec 6, 2012 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Daily Ticket: South Carolina Republican Sen. Jim DeMint fired warning shots at House Speaker John Boehner Thursday after announcing plans to resign from the Senate to head up the conservative Heritage Foundation. During an interview on Rush Limbaugh's radio show following DeMint's official announcement Thursday morning, Limbaugh jokingly asked the senator if Boehner ...

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Dec 6, 2012 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Dec 6, 2012 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has met with New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie at the White House. Christie is in Washington Thursday to talk about aid to help his state recover from Superstorm Sandy. Obama is expected to ask Congress for about $50 billion in additional emergency assistance. The storm struck the East Coast about ...

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Dec 6, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. unemployment, as measured by Gallup without seasonal adjustment, was 7.8% for the month of November, up significantly from 7.0% for October. Gallup's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate is 8.3%, nearly a one-point increase over October's rate.

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