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Wards of the Nanny State: Protecting America’s Children from Police State Goons, Bureaucratic Idiots and Mercenary Creeps
It’s not easy being a parent in the American police state. Danger lurks around every corner and comes at you from every direction, especially when Big Brother is involved. Read more: Wards of the N...
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A Few Uncomfortable Truths You Won’t Hear from the 2016 Presidential Candidates
Commentary A Few Uncomfortable Truths You Won’t Hear from the 2016 Presidential Candidates   By John W. Whitehead September 26, 2016 “If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell pe...
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Trump – Clinton Round One – a very brief summary
There are three debates, and 84 million people watched the first debate!  Who do you think they tuned in to see?  Let’s see, how many folks show up at Trump rallies? How many folks show up at the f...
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Your Money or Your Life: What’s Behind the Latest Government Scam to Rob You Blind?
Commentary Your Money or Your Life: What’s Behind the Latest Government Scam to Rob You Blind?   By John W. Whitehead September 13, 2016 “The fact is that the government, like a highwayman, says to...
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Response to "Paxton Blasts Clean Power Plan Ahead of High-Profile Legal Arguments," September 27
  Judges considering arguments in the litigation over Clean Power Plan (CPP) must recognize that the rules will have no measurable impact on climate.   Environmental Protection Agency Administrator...
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A Tenth Letter to America
America, like the rest of the world, continues down the path that will lead to destruction. Man continues to deny the Creator, the Living God, and worships false idols, or humanistic ideas which le...
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Analysis: In Texas, You Can Fight City Hall
by ROSS RAMSEY, The Texas Tribune
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Analysis: In Texas, You Can Fight City Hall by Ross Ramsey , The Texas Tribune Sept. 28, 2016 Editor's note: If you'd like an email notice whenever we publish Ross Ramsey's column, click  here . “L...
Unclog the Pipeline to Economic and Energy Security
by TOM BORELLI
Sep 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Plans for a new oil pipeline just went up in flames -- literally. This summer, radical environmentalists in Iowa set fire to pipeline construction equipment, causing nearly $1 million in damages. T...
Stop Clinton and Trump
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Recently, the New Hampshire Union Leader ran a front page editorial endorsing the Libertarian ticket of Johnson/Weld. Thank you for the foresight and intelligence to realize this is the only way a ...
Ken Starr: “I have great confidence" in Art Briles (Video)
by TEXAS TRIBUNE STAFF
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Ken Starr: “I have great confidence" in Art Briles (Video) by Texas Tribune Staff Sept. 25, 2016 Ken Starr, former president of Baylor University, pushed back against the notion that the school has...
Analysis: A Game of Chicken Between Texas, Its Biggest School District
by ROSS RAMSEY, The Texas Tribune
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Analysis: A Game of Chicken Between Texas, Its Biggest School District by Ross Ramsey , The Texas Tribune Sept. 26, 2016 Editor's note: If you'd like an email notice whenever we publish Ross Ramsey...
How to Tackle Your Grocery Bill
by NATHANIEL SILLIN
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How to Tackle Your Grocery Bill By Nathaniel Sillin Food shopping can quickly take over your budget despite your best intentions. Perhaps it's due to impulse purchases, unplanned shopping trips, fo...
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In this March 7, 2000 photo, Richard Trentlage, of Fox River Grove, who was the creator of the Oscar Mayer Weiner Jingle "I wish I was an Oscar Mayer Weiner " and other jingle songs, smiles in Fox River Grove, Ill. The man who got generations of hot dog lovers humming along to the Oscar Mayer Weiner song has died. An obituary posted online by a northern Illinois funeral home says Trentlage died on Sept. 21, 2016, at age 87. (Jim Prisching/Chicago Tribune)CHICAGO (AP) — The man who got generations of hot dog lovers humming along to the Oscar Mayer Wiener song has died.


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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown has approved two bills that emerged after a former Stanford University swimmer was sentenced to six months in jail for sexually assaulting a woman passed out near a trash bin.
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