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Comey poor FBI choice.

By Richard Cohen It was probably the most famous hospital visit since Bob Woodward snuck into the room of dying CIA Director William J. Casey in 1987. This time it was James Comey, a deputy attorney general, who in 2004 rushed to the bedside of Attorney General John Ashcroft and implored him not to reauthorize …

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Dear Paula Deen a great read

Dear Paula Deen, So it’s been a tough week for you… believe me you I know something about tough weeks being a beginning food writer and lowly culinary historian.  Of course honey, I’d kill for one of your worst days as I could rest myself on the lanai, the veranda, the portico (okay that was …

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Opposing the Common Core State Standards.

By teacher, Katie Lapham: When I first learned about the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) two or so years ago, I didn’t question their implementation. I’ve always preferred designing my own lessons and was sold on the idea that the standards were mostly a guide; we were free to choose our own curriculum. Since writing …

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IRS mess doesn’t bode well for health care law very interesting

By Michael Gerson Let us stipulate that now might not be the best time — with IRS officials exposed for abusing power, caught in self-serving deceptions, invoking their constitutional right against self-incrimination — to dramatically expand the authority and size of their agency. But this is what Obamacare requires. Thousands of new IRS agents will …

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Bilderbergs on the Move again

Paul Joseph Watson Infowars.com June 1, 2013 The Bilderberg Group ordered a hotel at which journalists from Infowars were set to stay to cover the organization’s secretive confab next week to cancel the reservations in an unprecedented attempt to block freedom of the press. Image: Infowars.com Alex Jones and his reporters all received phone calls …

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Roger Ailes shares important words with Fox News employees.

Dear colleagues, The recent news about the FBI’s seizure of the phone and email records of Fox News employees, including  James Rosen, calls into question whether the federal government is meeting its  constitutional obligation to preserve and protect a free press in the United  States.  We reject the government’s efforts to criminalize the pursuit of …

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The eurozone economy shrank for the sixth quarter in a row, the longest recession since the single currency was launched.

French President Francois Hollande recently faced the press after yet another round of bad news. The eurozone economy shrank for the sixth quarter in a row, the longest recession since the single currency was launched. In many European countries, conditions are the worst they’ve been since World War II. Unemployment in France stands at a …

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House Republicans pushed through a bill Wednesday to bypass the president to speed approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline

WASHINGTON — House Republicans pushed through a bill Wednesday to bypass the president to speed approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to Texas. Democrats criticized the legislation as a blatant attempt to allow a foreign company to avoid environmental review. The bill was approved, 241-175, largely along party lines. Republicans said the …

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More whistleblowers on mission in Benghazi

More whistleblowers will emerge shortly in the escalating Benghazi scandal, according to two former U.S. diplomats who spoke with PJ Media Monday afternoon. These whistleblowers, colleagues of the former diplomats, are currently securing legal counsel  because they work in areas not fully protected by the whistleblower law. According to the diplomats, what these whistleblowers will say …

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every scandal has a crime and a coverup BENGHAZI

It’s a cliché, of course, but it really is true: in Washington, every scandal has a crime and a coverup. The ongoing debate about the attack on the United States facility in Benghazi where four Americans were killed, and the Obama Administration’s response to it, is no exception. For a long time, it seemed like …

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Illinois Sister Cities Association elects new Board members

Illinois Sister Cities Association P. O. Box 68141 Schaumburg , Illinois 60168         April 22, 2013   PRESS RELEASE The Illinois Sister Cities Association held its Annual Conference and Annual meeting in Rockford, Illinois April 19 and 20, 2013.  The Rockford Sister Cities organization hosted the event.  The ISCA is a member …

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Is Napolitano credible!!

During a House hearing this morning, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano criticized the Drudge Report for highlighting stories about the department’s purchases of ammunition and MRAP (mine-resistant, ambush protected) vehicles. Rep. Jeff Duncan, R-S.C., questioned Napolitano about the reports from Forbes magazine and other stories linked on the Drudge Report. “You know, when Forbes magazine …

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My thoughts and prayers go with the victims of the Boston explosion and their families.

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Vive il papa! We have a new POPE. Welcome Pope Francis.

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Kass: A Senate battle between a libertarian whippersnapper, crotchety establishment

John Kass March 8, 2013 Republican Sen. John McCain is pushing 80 now, but he still has those jaws and the Teddy Roosevelt teeth that look as if they could chomp through a baseball bat. Yet no matter how vital his bite, the Arizona Republican is getting up in years. So he can’t help but …

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Hugo Chavez,DEAD AT 58, the polarizing president of Venezuela who cast himself as a “21st century socialist” and foe of the United States, died Tuesday, said Vice President Nicolas Maduro.

HUGO DICTATOR WHO STARVED HIS PEOPLE AND PROMOTED POVERTY WHILE HE LIVED IN WEALTH.  HOLLYWOOD LOVED HIM. Caracas, Venezuela (CNN) — Hugo Chavez, the polarizing president of Venezuela who cast himself as a “21st century socialist” and foe of the United States, died Tuesday, said Vice President Nicolas Maduro. Chavez, who had long battled cancer, …

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French President Franois Hollande said this week the common currency is overvalued and argues that its valuation can’t be allowed to hang “on the mood of the markets.” Germany responded by announcing that the euro isn’t overpriced.

ReutersFrench President Francois Hollande at a February news conference at the European Parliament. BRUSSELS (MarketWatch) — France and Germany disagree about the euro. French President Franois Hollande said this week the common currency is overvalued and argues that its valuation can’t be allowed to hang “on the mood of the markets.” Germany responded by announcing …

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Combat women and the wimps in Congress

By Kathleen Parker Polling that shows Americans favor women in combat by 2-to-1 is evidence only of the power of misinformation. And, yes, indoctrination.By Kathleen Parker Polling that shows Americans favor women in combat by 2-to-1 is evidence only of the power of misinformation. And, yes, indoctrination. < A HREF="http://mpc.mxptint.net/1S1S42AE226SC83S2C2ES12CSFAS53SB157_41994A39_1103723SD10_41994A2A_EF139%3fhttp://r.mxptint.net%3fhttp://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/N5589.Maxpoint.com/B7286031.49;sz=300x250;pc=mpi0000;ord=8763382?">< IMG SRC="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/N5589.Maxpoint.com/B7286031.49;sz=300x250;pc=mpi0000;ord=8763382?" BORDER=0 WIDTH=300 HEIGHT=250 …

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Shifty” By Chuck Yeager REMEMBERING

A   must read To think of the media circus, flags at       half staff, and all the thingsthat were said of Whitney Houston when she died. This hero       died with barely anyone’s notice. “Shifty” By Chuck YeagerShifty volunteered for the airborne in WWII and served with Easy Company of the 506th Parachute             …

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Five myths about sleep

  Till Roenneberg 1.You need eight hours of sleep per night. That’s the cliche. Napoleon, for one, didn’t believe it. His prescription went something like this: “Six hours for a man, seven for a woman and eight for a fool.” But Napoleon’s formula wasn’t right, either. The ideal amount of sleep is different for everyone …

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