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BILOXI, Mississippi—"You feel it don’t you? The momentum is growing. The people are waking up again,"state senator Chris McDaniel told a crowd of about 150 Tea Party activists here. McDaniel was in his element at the event, part of the Tea Party...
From: Big Government | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Marion County, Oregon commissioners approved an order Thursday to stop an incinerator from using aborted babies to generate power. The order states that the incinerator must stop accepting medical waste until procedures are in place to ensure aborted...
From: Big Government | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Thomas Piketty’s new book, Capital in the 21st Century, has captured the imagination of the lefty intelligentsia. Yet the French economist’s ambitious work, which seeks to revive leftist redistributionist politics, seems strangely inadequate to the...
From: Big Government | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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As violence in Chicago continues to spin out of control, businesses are reacting in logical ways. A Subway sandwich shop with a bulletproof enclosure for employees, for instance, made the news in the Windy City, showing that violence is affecting everyone,...
From: Big Government | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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UNION CITY, New Jersey—A study released this week found the number of children in New Jersey living in extreme poverty rose 32% between 2008 and 2012, while almost one third of children in the state are "low-income." New Jersey's economy, the least...
From: Big Government | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The nation’s leading organization that engages politically to expand access to abortion is celebrating with a “Pro-Choice/Pro-Chocolate” competitive event. NARAL states the event is back “by popular demand” and will be held on May 8th in Philadelphia...
From: Big Government | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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BILOXI, MS—South Mississippi Tea Party chairman John Rhodes is fairly involved in politics. The Tea Party chapter he leads meets twice a month. An active supporter of state Senator Chris McDaniel in the U.S. Senate primary here, Rhodes has been intimately...
From: Big Government | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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About a month out from the initial ballot, the five-way Republican primary in Georgia is heating up, with businessman David Perdue, a cousin of former Georgia Republican Governor Sonny Perdue, taking the early lead. The primary features a kind of cornucopia...
From: Big Government | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) shot a cap-and-trade bill, and a Alabama congressional candidate shot a printed copy of Obamacare, but Matt Rosendale, the Montana GOP congressional candidate, took the meme to a new level when he shot a drone that had trained...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Arizona Senate President Andy Biggs is blocking a vote on the very popular Convention of States Application (SCR 1016) which calls for an Article V Convention to propose amendments to the Constitution that would limit the scope and power of the federal...
From: Big Government | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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As Elizabeth Warren tells it in her new book, Fighting Chance, it all began with a single question from the press about a long-ago forgotten Harvard Crimson story. "It started in April with a question," she writes. "Sixteen years earlier, in an interview...
From: Big Government | Friday, April 25, 2014
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A University of Connecticut professor went on a wild tirade on the Storrs campus Tuesday, claiming he came from an ape as he confronted a Christian gospel presentation that included discussion on evolution. As Christian News Network reported, anthropology...
From: Big Government | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) reportedly mocked amnesty opponents in Congress on Thursday during a lunch event in his home district. "Here's the attitude. Ohhhh. Don't make me do this. Ohhhh. This is too hard," Boehner reportedly "whined" at Brown's...
From: Big Government | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Lee Adler of the Wall Street Examiner just reported that the advance number of “actual” initial unemployment in the United States fell to an eight-year low according to the newest Department of Labor announcement. The 297,870 initial claims reported...
From: Big Government | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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On Thursday, 22 Republican senators, including even Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), denounced President Barack Obama in a scathing letter for threatening America's "entire constitutional system" with his immigration "enforcement review"...
From: Big Government | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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In what could be a sign that Republicans cannot simply win over Hispanics by being Democrat-lite on immigration issues, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) received no love from Hispanic leaders a day after he made a left turn on immigration policy and called for...
From: Big Government | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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One possibly redeeming (or exacerbating) feature of the shocking story that aborted fetuses have been burned at an Oregon facility that converts biomedical waste into municipal energy is that the babies may have helped combat climate change. According...
From: Big Government | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Gun control is being decimated at the state level, as more and more state legislatures pass laws nullifying gun ordinances, expanding concealed carry, instituting open carry, and legalizing campus carry, among other things.  During the first week of...
From: Big Government | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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A new Rasmussen poll of likely voters shows that 53 percent believe that neither political party represents the American people. Participants of the poll were asked: “Is it fair to say that neither party in Congress is the party of the American people?” ...
From: Big Government | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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On Wednesday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (R-MA) complained that America had “fundamentally changed” so that the rich get richer and the poor continue to struggle. During an interview with The Daily Show host Jon Stewart, Warren explained that she grew...
From: Big Government | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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At the National Rifle Association's annual meeting this year, knives are the new guns. A growing movement recognizes that the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms goes beyond guns, and also guarantees the right to have a knife. The issue now...
From: Big Government | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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An interfaith panel is protesting a short film made for New York’s 9/11 Memorial. The film explains to visitors the historical roots of the vicious attacks that killed nearly 3,000 Americans on September 11, 2001, but some are upset that the film portrays...
From: Big Government | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The Tea Party scored another electoral victory in a Republican Congressional primary in Florida on Tuesday. In a special election caused by the resignation of disgraced former Rep Trey Radel (R-FL), Tea Party-backed Curt Clawson, a relatively unknown...
From: Big Government | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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In TIME's latest 100 Most Influential People edition, Sen. Mitch McConnell praises Sen. Rand Paul’s “rare magnanimity.”  McConnell points out that the freshman senator from Kentucky embraces the “Eleventh Commandment" made famous by Ronald...
From: Big Government | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) and Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) have denounced a series of racist comments Cliven Bundy made to Adam Nagourney, reporter at The New York Times, in a story published Wednesday. "His remarks on race are offensive and I wholeheartedly...
From: Big Government | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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A shocking admission from authorities in Victoria, British Columbia reveals that the remains of aborted babies are disposed of in the US and sent to a facility that burns waste to provide electric power for Oregon residents. According to LifeSiteNews,...
From: Big Government | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) believes if the midterms elections were held today, Republicans would win control of the Senate. “I believe right now that we are on a path to do that, I think we’re going to win control of the Senate and we’re going to retire...
From: Big Government | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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LONG BEACH , N.Y., April 23 (UPI) -- Apparently sore losers don’t just sulk and complain anymore -- they send SWAT teams. A Long Island home was raided on Tuesday after a man called 911 and reported that he had shot several members of his family and...
From: Big Government | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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SOUTHFIELD, Mich., April 23 (UPI) -- An 80-year-old Michigan woman has been working at the same KFC location for over 50 years, long enough that she was once even able to meet “The Colonel,” Harland Sanders. Marylou Ausborne describes Colonel Sanders...
From: Big Government | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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On April 23, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal (R) signed the Safe Carry Protection Act of 2014 (HB 60), which reduces the number of gun free zones in the state by expanding concealed carry to more bars, unsecured portions of airports, and certain government...
From: Big Government | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Millions of people without health insurance do not have bank accounts to pay for their plans, including one-quarter of those who qualify for Obamacare subsidies, reports the Washington Post. The startling statistic comes from Jackson Hewitt and raises...
From: Big Government | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) is blasting President Barack Obama’s reported plans to circumvent federal drug laws, calling it an abuse of power and an end run around the Constitution’s separation of powers. Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder have...
From: Big Government | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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A Staten Island woman battling a neurological disease that has required four brain surgeries dropped to 83 pounds after her Obamacare plan denied her three months worth of vital medications. Margaret Figueroa signed up for Obamacare when the plan she...
From: Big Government | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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As part of his commitment "to public safety," New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will no longer allow ammunition manufacturers to enter bids for spent New York City Police Department (NYPD) shell casings. According to the New York Times, Georgia Arms...
From: Big Government | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Ammon Bundy, son of embattled Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, said some of the dead cattle the family found after the federal government backed down from a tense standoff over a week ago had been shot as many as five times – seemingly more than necessary...
From: Big Government | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Supporters of the Common Core standards frequently make the claim that the standards are rigorous, reflect college-readiness, and have been internationally benchmarked and are, therefore, comparable with standards of high-achieving nations. A new study,...
From: Big Government | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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In early April, the Obama Administration delayed cuts in the Medicare Advantage program mandated by Obamacare. These plans, used by 30% of Medicare beneficiaries, supplement traditional Medicare coverage. The planned cuts to the MA program risked a political...
From: Big Government | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The Ohio Republican Party (ORP) is touting local candidates as "strong" opponents of Obamacare despite its support for expanding Obamacare in the state. ORP supports the Obamacare Medicaid expansion, a major component of President Obama’s unpopular...
From: Big Government | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who is being advised by a prominent pro-amnesty ally to Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, said that he understood and sympathized with people who break the law to enter the United States illegally to take care of their families....
From: Big Government | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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On Wednesday, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) endorsed Nebraska Senate candidate Ben Sasse and announced he will attend a rally next week for him along with former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and Sen. Mike Lee on Friday. “I have gotten to know Ben Sasse, and while...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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In her new autobiography, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) reiterates claims that her parents "eloped" despite the existence of a marriage certificate and contemporaneous press accounts of their wedding. Although the subject caused her a major headache...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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On April 23rd, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signed a bill "nullifying city and county gun restrictions" to ensure that it is legal to "openly carry firearms" throughout the state. The law takes effect on July 1. According to cjonline.com, the law will...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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An Indiana man is facing a series of charges after being arrested for an early morning domestic assault. During a struggle with police, the suspect allegedly spit blood in an officer's face, informed the officer he had Hepatitis C, and then said he hoped...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Conservative Oklahoma Senate candidate T.W. Shannon has opened up a 10-point lead after trailing Rep. James Lankford (R-OK) by 35 points just two months ago in the race to replace retiring Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK). That represents a net swing of 45 points...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is attacking his GOP primary opponent with a new television ad, a highly unusual move for a sitting member of House leadership that demonstrates he is taking the threat from his right back home more seriously than past...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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In October 1980, Gerald Chaffin threw gasoline on his wood-frame home and burned it to the ground. He did it at the behest of the federal government. His crime? The BLM controlled the land on which his home had been located. He was the third owner of...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush received a standing ovation from donors in New York after he announced that he was thinking about running for president. Bush indicated his intentions during a Catholic school benefit in New York on Wednesday that was...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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In a flurry of Alaskan oil deals, London-based BP announced a sale of interests to Houston-based Hilcorp in four North Slope oil fields and the use of the proceeds for a big growth of investments on the North Slope. The major reason for America’s energy...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Cameron Booth, an Australian designer, has created a simplified road map of the Interstate and US highways of the continental United States that looks like a subway map, with straight lines connecting 4,385 different places along the way. Booth said:...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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A new poll shows that only 15 percent of Americans want former Florida Governor Jeb Bush to run for president. The latest YouGov/Economist poll shows that 47 percent indicated that they did not want Bush to run. Thirty-eight percent indicated that they...
From: Big Government | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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