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Obama threatens vetoes of bills requiring him to follow the law

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washingtonexaminer.com – “When you look at the quality, not just the quantity but the quality, the nature of the executive orders that he has issued, he has usurped an extraordinary amount of authority within the executive…

WORLD

Magnitude-4.4 quake hits rural central California

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The Associated Press

bigstory.ap.org – COSO JUNCTION, Calif. (AP) — A magnitude-4.4 earthquake has struck a rural area in central California. The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake struck at 7:11 p.m. about 34 miles south of the…

POLITICS

Italy presents sweeping tax cuts, plans to raise deficit goal

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Reuters Top News

reuters.com – ROME (Reuters) – Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Wednesday presented a sweeping package of tax cuts, saying they could help economic recovery without breaking EU budget deficit limits. Renzi…

WORLD

Vietnam says possible debris area already searched

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The Associated Press

bigstory.ap.org – KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The area where Chinese satellite images show what might be debris from the missing Malaysian jetliner has been thoroughly searched in recent days, Vietnam said Thursda…

POLITICS

CIA ties to Congress at risk over spying charges: House intelligence chief

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Reuters Top News

reuters.com – WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The CIA’s relationship with Congress would be ruined if it is proven that the agency illegally spied on the Senate Intelligence Committee, the chairman of the House Intellige…

ENVIRONMENT

51 percent of Americans aren’t worried about global warming

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The Daily Caller

dailycaller.com – Democratic senators who stayed up all night talking about global warming should have waited for the latest poll Gallup poll to come out. Gallup found that the majority of Americans aren’t really wo…

POLITICS

Obamacare: Chaos, Continued

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National Review

nationalreview.com – Back in September, our family received an Obamacare-induced health-insurance death notice. We joined millions of other Americans whose individual-market health plans died after Democrats lied about…

SOCIETY

Anti-abortion voters look for one of their own

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The Associated Press

bigstory.ap.org – WASHINGTON (AP) — Invoking fiery references to Satan, “savagery” and a “culture of death” to criticize their opponents, anti-abortion lawmakers on Wednesday insisted that Republican contenders keep…

POLITICS

Why These Senators Talked About Climate Change All Night

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blog.heritage.org – Ask most Americans these days what’s keeping them up at night, and you’re likely to hear that it’s the economy and the lack of jobs. What’s not on their minds? Well, climate change for one. But for…

POLITICS

Jay Carney Plugs Wife’s Book from White House Podium

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Dana Loesch

weeklystandard.com – White House spokesman Jay Carney plugged his wife’s book today at the White House press briefing:  In response to a question about whether raising the minimum wage is good politics — because it he…

WORLD

Search for missing continues after Harlem explosion

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New York Post

nypost.com – The search for survivors continued into the night following a deadly gas explosion Wednesday that collapsed two buildings where residents complained of smelling gas for weeks, killing four people. …

ENVIRONMENT

Ohio might be the next state to restrict Tesla sales

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The Daily Caller

dailycaller.com – Laws limiting the sale of Tesla electric vehicles might proliferate throughout the country. On Tuesday, the state of New Jersey passed legislation banning the direct sale of the vehicles in the sta…

EDUCATION

Why Liberals Can’t Govern

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National Review

nationalreview.com – Back in late February, a new contract document revealed that the Department of Health and Human Services would be paying $60 million for the computer cloud that supports back-end data sharing for H…

WORLD

Winds Leave Behind Damage, Power Outages

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NBCWashington

nbcwashington.com – Blustery winds of up more than 60 mph left hundreds of D.C. area residents in the dark Wednesday evening. The winds even caused an hour-long ground stop of flights to Reagan National Airport — pow…

SOCIETY

Catholic group mounts challenge to health care law

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The Associated Press

bigstory.ap.org – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A group of nearly 200 Catholic employers filed a new lawsuit in Oklahoma against the federal government Wednesday, hoping to stop parts of the federal health care law that forc…

SOCIETY

Governing for Poetry | National Review Online

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National Review

nationalreview.com – Who knew that American poetry was in such desperate shape, tottering on the brink of oblivion without massive government intervention? Just a couple of years ago, Senate majority leader Harry Reid …

WORLD

FBI Hunting in Hawaii for Nation’s Most Wanted Domestic Terrorism Suspect

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theblaze.com – SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The FBI said Wednesday agents are hunting in Hawaii for the nation’s most wanted domestic terrorism suspect. The FBI office in San Francisco said the agency received “credible …

POLITICS

Marco Rubio flakes out again

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Jennifer Rubin

washingtonpost.com – Marco Rubio flakes out again By Jennifer Rubin March 12 at 3:35 pm More Comments Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) has tried to impress conservative hawks and serious Republicans of all stripes with his po…

ENVIRONMENT

Last transmission from missing plane eerily routine

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The Daily Caller

dailycaller.com – The increasing bizarre case of the Malaysian flight that went missing early Saturday has added a new twist in the form of the last transmission from the plane sounding eerily routine. “All right, g…

ENVIRONMENT

Unleash American Energy

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National Review

nationalreview.com – House Republicans have a worthy suggestion to protect Ukraine and increase the West’s leverage there: Deregulate American energy production and encourage oil and gas exports. The Department of Ener…

STORIES

Second thoughts on TV’s second-screen experience

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The Associated Press

bigstory.ap.org – NEW YORK (AP) — Whatever happened to watching TV alone? Just me and my TV. No multiscreen experience. No smartphone or tablet horning in on the action. With my hands, excused from any laptop obliga…

STORIES

‘Is George Zimmerman dead or nah’? Zimmerman killed off by viral death hoax

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TwitchyTeam

twitchy.com – I just heard that George Zimmerman is dead.. Is that true or Nahh??— 03-31-94 (@LakerChick_Kee) March 12, 2014 How ’bout “nahh”? But he does have a nasty case of Internet death hoax. This article o…

STORIES

A Bold Move | Voice of a Patriot

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Lori Hendry

voiceofapatriot.com – Then He said to them, “Suppose one of you has a friend, and he goes to him at midnight and says, ‘Friend, lend me three loaves of bread, because a friend of mine on a journey has come to me, and I …

SOCIETY

ObamaCare’s Secret Mandate Exemption – WSJ.com

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online.wsj.com – ObamaCare’s implementers continue to roam the battlefield and shoot their own wounded, and the latest casualty is the core of the Affordable Care Act—the individual mandate. To wit, last week the A…

STORIES

It’s No Surprise That This Little Boy’s Awesome Rendition of Lumineers Song Is Going Viral | Video

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TheBlaze

theblaze.com – Last June, Van Bernard performed the Lumineers’ tune “Ho Hey” with his music therapy teacher at the Walk for Muscular Dystrophy in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Now months later, the video starring the 6-y…

SOCIETY

Race-Baiting Obama Agency Guilty Of Its Own ‘Racism’ – Investors.com

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Lily Panaeti

news.investors.com – Racial Politics: Tired of being accused of racism-by-statistics by Obama’s new consumer agency, bankers have turned the tables, using the agency’s personnel data to expose its own racial bias and h…

POLITICS

What Was the Carbon Footprint of the President’s Visit to NYC?

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National Review

nationalreview.com – I only ask because Senate Democrats want America to focus on climate change issues and if we’re to take them seriously, then cutting carbon emissions should start at home.  For example, President O…

STORIES

‘Charities’ on the brain? Check out Lance Bass’ excuse for O-care website flub

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TwitchyTeam

twitchy.com – As Twitchy reported, former ‘N Sync-er Lance Bass paid a visit to the White House today “to discuss health care reform” — and promptly directed his followers to the wrong Obamacare URL. But hey, he…

STORIES

How conservatives can impact the political system Drew McKissick

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Drew McKissick

drewmckissick.com – So, you want to make a difference in the political system on the things you care about?  But how should you go about it? When it comes to being effective politically, there’s no great mystery.  But…

WORLD

China Malaysia Plane

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The Associated Press

bigstory.ap.org – In this March 9, 2014 satellite image seen on the website of the Chinese State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense, floating objects are seen at sea next to the …

SOCIETY

“Feminist studies” prof accused of physically assaulting 16-year-old girl for opposing abortion

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dailycaller.com – Women are strong, independent individuals who should be able to do and say whatever they want, as long as it doesn’t anger leftists. A department of feminist studies professor [at University of Cal…

SOCIETY

House Oversight report: Lois Lerner misled Congress on IRS scandal

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Human Events

humanevents.com – After playing some weird little games about giving the House Oversight committee honest testimony, former – technically, “retired” – IRS official Lois Lerner decided to invoke the Fifth Amendment a…

STORIES

Anti-science Pelosi daughter lies about Twitchy ‘sexist attacks’; Here is a ‘gender neutral’ truth [pic]

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TwitchyTeam

twitchy.com – Remember it’s helpful to research someone before you write about them. Saves us time and you embarrassment. #ScrollBeforeYouTroll Just got a #banbossy message. After today’s barrage of #sexist (wen…

POLITICS

Breitbart Washington Editor: RNC More Conservative Than ACU

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Drew McKissick

breitbart.com – Strong appeared on Breitbart News Sunday on Sirius XM Patriot channel 125 with host and Breitbart News Executive Chairman Stephen K. Bannon and co-hosts Matthew Boyle and Kristin Tate. He said that…

SOCIETY

Chris Hayes, Joy-Ann Reid: Most Important Issue About CIA Is ‘Torture’ Of Terror Suspects Under Bush, Not Current Domestic Spying « Pat Dollard

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Patrick Dollard

patdollard.com – Home  »  Politics  »  Chris Hayes, Joy-Ann Reid: Most Important Issue About CIA Is ‘Torture’ Of Terror Suspects Under Bush, Not Current Domestic Spying Mar 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash Follo…

POLITICS

Putin Is Using Obama’s Talking Points

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American Spectator

spectator.org – The United States and the international community are rightly outraged by Russia’s aggressive actions in Ukraine. However, the Kremlin maintains that Russia has acted within the bounds of internati…

SOCIETY

Battling Fraud the Voter I.D. Way

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Heartland Institute

blog.heartland.org – Hypocrisy is a vile trait, and particularly frustrating when we see it in those whom we need to trust the most, such as elected officials. Their campaign promises as candidates, are too often forgo…

SOCIETY

How to avoid baking gay wedding cakes and get away with it

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The Daily Caller

dailycaller.com – In the debate over the right of  same-sex marriage opponents to refuse working gay weddings, LGBT advocates have consistently emphasized that one person’s religion must never override someone else’…

STORIES

Lance Bass is at the White House, and he wants you on ‘HealthCare.org’

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Canada Free Press

canadafreepress.com – Now this is just getting pathetic. I did sort of agree with Rob that Obama was surprisingly funny on Zach Galifianakis’s show yesterday, but that doesn’t change the fact that it’s beyond pathetic w…

EDUCATION

Rep. Stutzman: ‘Common Core Not the Answer’ on Education (VIDEO)

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Heritage Foundation

blog.heritage.org – The national standards known as Common Core are moving education in America in the opposite direction from solutions, Rep. Marlin Stutzman (R-Ind.) told The Foundry in an exclusive interview today….

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