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Sep 3, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Politico: In a closely watched decision, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer decided Friday against moving her state’s presidential primary to Jan. 31, a decision that would have almost certainly triggered a domino effect pushing the New Hampshire primary and Iowa caucuses into early January, if not December 2011. Brewer, a Republican, began discussing moving the primary forward ...

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Sep 3, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

The Hill: The audience at the Iowa Tea Party of America rally on Saturday chanted “Run Sarah, Run!” but former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin still won't say if she will be a candidate for president. Palin instead unleashed an attack on “corporate crony capitalism” which she says has flourished under President Obama. She raised asked the ...

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Washington Post: Behind a nondescript door at CIA headquarters, the agency has assembled a new counterterrorism unit whose job is to find al-Qaeda targets in Yemen. A corresponding commotion has been underway in the Arabian Peninsula, where construction workers have been laying out a secret new runway for CIA drones. When the missiles start falling, it ...

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Sep 2, 2011 Comments Off Angelia

Keesler Air Force Base: "While the general's away, the cats will play." Maybe that's what a couple of kittens were thinking when they decided to roost in the 81st Medical Group commander's staff car. Bruce Dye, a member of the 81st Medical Support Squadron medical information management flight, was reporting to work Aug. 14 and ...

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Sep 2, 2011 Comments Off Angelia

Time: There are almost as many laptops as there are rifles scattered around the 2nd Squad's sleeping quarters in the old school at Combat Outpost (COP) Kowall. Mixed in with dust, sand, helmets and 40-mm grenades are Dells and MacBooks. The men who started out in 2001 as Generation Kill have transformed into Generation ...

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Sep 2, 2011 Comments Off Angelia

Army.mil FORT BENNING, Ga. -- Like thousands before him, Sgt. Joel Dulashanti donned an Airborne instructor black hat for the first time Aug. 22, signifying his completion of a detailed certification process with 1st Battalion (Airborne), 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment. Unlike those before him, he met the standard with a prosthetic leg, a partial knee replacement ...

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Sep 2, 2011 2 Comments ›› The Assassin

ABC News: Two days before Sarah Palin’s much anticipated, on, off, and on again Iowa speech, details are emerging about what the former Alaska governor will say. A source close to Palin told ABC News that she’ll offer a “full throated defense of the tea party.” “Regardless of what she decides to do, this rally is for ...

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Sep 2, 2011 3 Comments ›› The Assassin

ABC News: Rick Perry’s latest fundraising appeal looks to raise some money off President Obama’s golf game. In an email to supporters Thursday, Rob Johnson, Perry’s campaign manager, asked potential donors to open their pocketbooks to the amount of $76 — exactly the number of rounds of golf Obama has played since entering the White ...

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Sep 2, 2011 Comments Off The Assassin

CNS News: At the close of business on Aug. 31 — for the first time in the history of the country — the publicly held debt of the federal government topped $10 trillion, according to data released by the U.S. Treasury Department at 4:00 p.m. yesterday. Also, according to the most recent reports available from the ...

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Sep 2, 2011 8 Comments ›› The Assassin

Carlos Bledsoe WND: The most dangerous Muslims in America may be black converts to Islam, according to a shocking new poll by the Pew Research Center. African-American Muslims tend to hold the most violent views among U.S. Muslims surveyed by Pew in a poll released this week. Fully 28 percent of U.S.-born black Muslim respondents said “suicide bombings ...

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Sep 2, 2011 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Washington Post: The Internal Revenue Service allowed undocumented workers to collect $4.2 billion in refundable tax credits last year, a new audit says, almost quadruple the sum five years ago. Although undocumented workers are not eligible for federal benefits, the report released Thursday by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration concludes that federal law is ambiguous ...

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Sep 2, 2011 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

When asked by Laura Ingraham for examples of qualities "that are required, not constitutionally, but necessary” for the job of vice president, Cheney answered: Thick skin. You need the capacity to turn on the tube every night and watch the late night comedians make you the punch line, tell a lot of jokes, it goes with ...

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Sep 2, 2011 1 Comment ›› The Assassin

Rasmussen: When tracking President Obama’s job approval on a daily basis, people sometimes get so caught up in the day-to-day fluctuations that they miss the bigger picture. To look at the longer-term trends, Rasmussen Reports compiles the numbers on a full-month basis, and the results can be seen in the graphics below. In August, the number ...

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Sep 2, 2011 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

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Sep 2, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Sep 2, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

CNBC: The Tea Party had a significant impact on putting “some spine” into the backs of Congressional Republicans during the debt ceiling debate, former Vice President Dick Cheney told Larry Kudlow Wednesday. The threat to not raise the debt ceiling was controversial, he said, but it was effectively used to force the Obama administration to sign ...

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CNBC: The US economy created no jobs and the unemployment rate held steadily higher at 9.1 percent in August, fueling concerns that the US is heading for another recession. It was the first time since World War II that the economy had precisely net zero jobs created for a month. Economists had been expecting the report to ...

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Sep 1, 2011 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

BAGHDAD (AP) — August marked the first month since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq that no American forces have died, according to an Associated Press tally. Figures compiled by the AP show that no American forces died in Iraq in August either in combat or non-combat related situations, a significant achievement in a conflict ...

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Sep 1, 2011 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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