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ACLU sues for details of U.S. surveillance under executive order

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reuters.com – NEW YORK (Reuters) – The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit on Monday, seeking to force the U.S. government to disclose details of its foreign electronic surveillance program and what p…

Rose Parade gay wedding going on despite protest

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bigstory.ap.org – LOS ANGELES (AP) — Aubrey Loots and Danny Leclair joke that they’re getting married New Year’s Day in front of 80 million of their closest friends, and the men say they aren’t that concerned that a…

CNN’s Don Lemon Tears Into ‘Smug,’ ‘Mean’ MSNBC over Romney Grandson Segment

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mediaite.com – CNN anchor Don Lemon had some tough words for his competitors at MSNBC Monday night during a discussion about Melissa Harris-Perry and her panel poking fun at a crowded Mitt Romney family photo wit…

CNN’s Don Lemon Shreds ‘Smug’ MSNBC for Making Fun of Romney Family Photo Featuring Adopted Black Grandchild | Video

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theblaze.com – CNN host Don Lemon is not giving MSNBC a pass for mocking Mitt Romney’s family photo, which featured his adopted black grandson. MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry and her panel apparently thought the…

Not that anyone should care, but this is what Muslims living in Britain want

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barenakedislam.com – Not that anyone should care, but this is what Muslims living in Britain want By BareNakedIslam • Posted in Islamic Britain

Why GLAAD Lost the ‘Duck Dynasty’ Wars

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breitbart.com – GLAAD’s m.o. has been the same for years: Find an offender; publicly terrorize and threaten the offender and their employer into an apology; place said offender into a re-education camp; release ho…

Liberals Win Only If We Refuse To Fight Back – Kurt Schlichter – Page 1

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townhall.com – Editor’s Note: Kurt Schlichter submitted his weekly column just hours before his prediction that A&E would fold came true. In 2014, let’s resolve to preserve some semblance of freedom in our cultur…

The ‘Racism’ Wrecking Ball

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nationalreview.com – Would America be better off if the Outrage Industry went on a diet for New Year’s? We just spent much of December quacking and arguing way too much about the views of Phil Robertson, one of the sta…

Tom Nelson: Michael Crichton: “Environmentalism as Religion”

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tomnelson.blogspot.com – See the whole thing here. Excerpt: I studied anthropology in college, and one of the things I learned was that certain human social structures always reappear. They can’t be eliminated from society…

Pope Benedict: The Other Man of the Year

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nationalreview.com – Time magazine and countless others have heralded Pope Francis as the man of the year. In doing so, they may have missed the story of the year. On February 28, 2013, the best-known religious leader …

You’re Not Fired, Ever | National Review Online

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nationalreview.com – Job security in America’s civil service is so remarkably strong that employees in more than a dozen federal agencies are statistically more likely to die in the course of their work than to lose th…

FRANCE: Swastikas and anti-Islam slogans found on Muslim-owned buildings in Vendome

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barenakedislam.com – FRANCE: Swastikas and anti-Islam slogans found on Muslim-owned buildings in Vendome Last night, a number of Turkish Muslim-owned buildings in the town of Vendôme, in central France, suffered anti-M…

NBA Player Apologizes After Being Photographed Making a Salute Associated With Anti-Semitism

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theblaze.com – NBA star Tony Parker has apologized for being photographed making a gesture associated in France with anti-Semites and Nazi sympathizers, saying he did not know “that it could be in any way offensi…

Hawaii woman with long last name gets new ID cards

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bigstory.ap.org – HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii woman whose last name is 36 characters long has finally gotten the whole thing to fit on her driver’s license and state identification card. Janice “Lokelani” Keihanaikukau…

California Church Ordered To Remove ‘Support Our Troops’ Sign « Pat Dollard

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patdollard.com – Home  »  Military  »  California Church Ordered To Remove ‘Support Our Troops’ Sign Dec 30, 2013 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie Follow Us On Facebook Like Us? Hit The Button Below Stansberchucky30Cord…

French Soccer Player Gives Nazi-Like Salute After Goal. Part of His Defense? Obama Did It, Too. (See the Pictures)

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theblaze.com – The growing use of a Nazi-like salute has prompted outrage from European leaders and Jewish groups, and the controversy has now drawn in a French soccer player, an NBA star and even unwittingly Pre…

Stop Amnesty and Secure our Borders

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campaigns.drewmckissick.com – We the undersigned call on Congress to stem the tide of illegal immigration by securing our borders and enforcing our laws! We demand that Congress work to strictly enforce our laws and better prot…

The Big Three Obamacare Abortion Lies of the Year

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canadafreepress.com – WASHINGTON, —Even as President Obama’s now infamous claim, “If you like your plan you can keep it,” is being recognized as the “Lie of the Year” by an independent media watchdog, Rep. Chris Smith (…

Dan Patrick Border Champion » Dan Patrick for Lieutenant Governor

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danpatrick.org – Below are several images from his recent trip to visit the Texas Border Volunteers in Brooks County and a list of several bills he authored, co-authored, or co-sponsored to make our border more sec…

Coptic Christian Fears and Muslim Brotherhood Dreams for the New Year

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canadafreepress.com – Cairo, Egypt-With the Christmas/New Year celebrations of Christian Copts, which last until mid-January, a rising fear is spreading among Egyptians that the Muslim Brotherhood is poised to carry out…

In a British hospital, there are Muslim-only toilets because British toilets aren’t considered clean enough

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barenakedislam.com – In a British hospital, there are Muslim-only toilets because British toilets aren’t considered clean enough Yorkshire EDL LEEDS Division:  St James Hospital Leeds. Upon entering the toilets as outl…

D.C. Fire and EMS Implements Social Media Restrictions

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nbcwashington.com – D.C. Fire and EMS is among the first city government agencies to restrict employees’ social media posts. The new policy intends to limit publishing of inappropriate, confidential or privileged info…

Ted Rall’s post on International Relations

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sulia.com – Ted Rall’s post on International Relations | Latest updates on Sulia While Americans were distracted over Christmas, Congress and Obama quietly passed the National Defense Authorization Act, which …

Ed Driscoll » Quote of the Year

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pjmedia.com – “Of course, I want people to have health care,” Vinson said. “I just didn’t realize I would be the one who was going to pay for it personally.” — California resident and Obama supporter Cindy Vinso…

Studied the Constitution. Didn’t Like It.

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rall.com – While Americans were distracted over Christmas, Congress and Obama quietly passed the National Defense Authorization Act, which beefs up the President’s right to put anyone, including US citizens, …

Illegal Border Crossings Double Since Amnesty Talk « Pat Dollard

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patdollard.com – As the immigration reform Gang of Eight inside the Beltway prepares to announce a deal later this week, claiming border security will come before a path to citizenship for millions of illegals, Bor…

Everything you wanted to know about the Prophet Mohammed but were afraid to ask

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barenakedislam.com – Everything you wanted to know about the Prophet Mohammed but were afraid to ask By BareNakedIslam • Posted in Laughing at Islam

The Year in Privacy 2013 and the Year to Come

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linkedin.com – 2013 was a remarkable year in privacy developments. Here are four main trends I saw occurring this year: 1. The heat on the NSA for its broad surveillance programs has been sustained and productive…

NIGERIA: Once again, suspected Islamic terrorists target two Christian villages and kill at least 12 civilians including guests at a wedding reception

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barenakedislam.com – nigerian-islamic-extremist-leader-allah-says-we-must-behead-and-mutilate-but-no-cannibalism-warning-graphic-images nigeria-al-qaeda-linked-terror-group-boko-haram-slit-throats-of-44-then-gouged-out…

E-Verify Deepens Projected Budget Deficits

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cato.org – On Wednesday, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a cost-estimate for the Legal Workforce Act (H.R. 1772). That bill is one part of the House Republican’s immigration reform package that…

The Tangles We Create When We Mandate

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nationalreview.com – The White House is scrambling to explain yet another significant change in the implementation of Obamacare: This time the accommodation is an expansion of the law’s “hardship exemption” to include …

China Grapples with Mao Zedong’s Legacy at His 120th Birthday

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cato.org – December 26 is the 120th anniversary of Mao Zedong’s birth, typically a date of great celebration in China. But this year the Chinese government seems somewhat ambivalent about celebrating Mao’s di…

The Family that Prays Together Makes Saints Together

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patheos.com – “The house of Nazareth is a school of prayer where one learns to listen, meditate on and penetrate the profound meaning of the manifestation of the Son of God, following the example of Mary, Joseph…

New York’s Strict New Gun Law Results In Almost 1,200 New Felonies In 2013…

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weaselzippers.us – Or as the gun-grabbing left calls it, mission accomplished. Albany, N.Y. (AP) – Nearly a year after passage of the state’s new gun law, dealer sales of AR-15 semi-automatic rifles have ended in New…

Editor Wants to Make it Very, Very Clear NY Times ‘Has Not Chosen’ Hillary Clinton

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mediaite.com – Editor Wants to Make it Very, Very Clear NY Times ‘Has Not Chosen’ Hillary Clinton by Evan McMurry | 2:49 pm, December 30th, 2013

Ed Driscoll » Question Asked and Answered

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