Monthly Archives: January 2014

Deadly Ice Storm Turns Atlanta Into Parking Lot, Strands Thousands

A rare ice storm turned Atlanta into a slippery mess on Wednesday, stranding thousands for hours on frozen roadways and raising questions about how city leaders prepared for and handled the cold snap that slammed the U.S. South. The storm, … Continue reading

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West Virginia official says residents are breathing cancer-causing agent after chemical spill

West Virginia official says residents are breathing cancer-causing agent after chemical spill A West Virginia state official told legislators on Wednesday that he “can guarantee” some residents are breathing in a cancer-causing substance due to the chemical spill that occurred … Continue reading

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More Than Sixty Percent of Americans Value Privacy Over Anti-Terror Protections According to Poll

“Those who give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” – Ben Franklin The Founding Fathers valued privacy over safety. Indeed, the Revolutionary War was largely started to stop the use of spying … Continue reading

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CT calls for amnesty, realizing that citizens are not registering their “assault weapons” and mags

There’s a scene at the end of the animated film Despicable Me after the villain Vector’s master plan has gone horribly awry, and he finds himself on the surface of the Moon, with the Earth in the background. Realizing his … Continue reading

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North Dakota Man Sentenced to Jail In Controversial Drone-Arrest Case   He is first American to be sentenced to jail following an arrest made possible by a domestic drone     North Dakotan cattle rancher Rodney Brossart was sentenced to … Continue reading

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Obama Invites Gay Ex-NBA Player Jason Collins to State of the Union Address

On Tuesday, President Obama is slated to give the State of the Union address. Among his guests, who include Boston marathon bombing victims and the fire chief from Moore, Oklahoma, will be Jason Collins, the former NBA center who came … Continue reading

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Pope’s peace doves attacked by crow and seagull

Pope’s peace doves attacked by crow and seagull The Pope watches the children release the doves during the Angelus prayer Continue reading the main story Pope Francis Profile: Pope Francis Pope Francis strikes a new tone The ‘fallible’ Pope Survey … Continue reading

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American Farmers Abandoning Genetically Modified Seeds: “Non-GMO Crops are more Productive and Profitable

A growing number of farmers are abandoning genetically modified seeds, but it’s not because they are ideologically opposed to the industry.   Simply put, they say non-GMO crops are more productive and profitable.   Modern Farmer magazine discovered that there is … Continue reading

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This obscure French pamphlet from 1850 predicted today’s America

The following quotes come from French classical liberal, economic journalist and legislator Frédéric Bastiat’s 1850 pamphlet, “The Law.” 1. It started with “hope and change” ”While society is struggling toward liberty, these famous men who put themselves at its head are filled with … Continue reading

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Florida Legislation Would Essentially Nullify Federal Gun Laws

Tallahassee, Janurary 27, 2014– The Florida legislature will consider a bill that would prohibit any state agency from cooperating with enforcement of federal gun laws. Rep. Dan Eagle (R-Cape Coral) introduced HB733 on Monday. The Second Amendment Protection Act declares that … Continue reading

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