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[American Spectator] Walmart’s food-stamp shoppers and Washington’s big spenders have so much in common. “Our government is the potent, the omnipresent teacher,” Justice Louis Brandeis famously pointed out in his Olmstead dissent. “For good or for ill, it teaches the whole people by its example.” Continue reading

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Cruz and Lee: Shutdown finale is “a lousy deal for the American people”

[HumanEvents.com] Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Mike Lee (R-UT) appeared on Sean Hannity’s Fox News program as the House was voting on the big shutdown-debt ceiling deal, to denounce the agreement. Cruz called it “a lousy deal for the American people.” Continue reading

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Lawmakers seek answers on Obamacare Data Hub security

[ComputerWorld.com] Two Republican lawmakers Wednesday demanded that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HSS) provide information on security measures used to secure the Federal Data Services Hub that was built to support Obamacare healthcare exchanges. Continue reading

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Deal or no deal? GOP back to drawing board on debt plan after Obama meeting

[FoxNews.com] Republican lawmakers scrambled back to the drawing board late Thursday to modify their plan for a short-term increase in the debt ceiling, after President Obama apparently pushed back on the proposal during a high-stakes White House meeting. Continue reading

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GOP Begins Search for Broad Deal On Budget

[WSJ.com] WASHINGTON—Senior Republicans in Congress, frustrated over their inability to strike a deal to reopen the government, began shifting from their drive to undercut the 2010 health-care law, which has been the central element of the dispute, toward a broader budget deal. Continue reading

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Boehner Blasts Senate Democrats for Inaction on Shutdown

[Newsmax-AP] Compromise elusive, Republicans and Democrats engaged in finger-pointing Monday just hours before the first government shutdown in 17 years, driven by an intractable budget dispute over President Barack Obama’s signature health care law. “This law is not ready for prime time,” said Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, who insisted that the Democratic-controlled Senate act quickly and accept a House measure that would avert a shutdown – but only by delaying further implementation of the health care law for a year. Continue reading

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While IRS Targeted Tea Party It Also Put On Workshops To Help Black Preachers Spread Obama Message

[PersonalLiberty.com] Reports indicate that even as the Internal Revenue Service was placing undue scrutiny on the tax-exempt status of conservative groups, top government officials were advising black preachers on how to engage in political activity without endangering their tax exempt status leading up to the 2012 Presidential election. According to The Daily Caller, Attorney General Eric Holder and then-IRS commissioner Douglas Shulman, and Peter Lorenzetti, a senior official at the agency, attended a May 2012 training session for members of the Conference of National Black Churches. The training session was organized by the Congressional Black Caucus. Continue reading

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Benghazi Blackout: How the Big Three Networks Have Censored or Spun Obama’s Deadly Foreign Policy Failure

[Newsbusters.org] Wednesday marks the one year anniversary of the attack on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi that left Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans dead and sent the Obama administration scrambling for a cover story that the Big Three broadcast networks initially bought and were slow to unravel. A similar pattern has emerged in 2013. As new information about the administration’s actions before and after the attacks have been revealed through congressional testimony, whistleblowers, and eyewitnesses, the Big Three have responded by censoring, breezing past or spinning politically damaging bombshells. Continue reading

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Kerry on Obama Attacking Syria: ‘He Has Right to Do That No Matter What Congress Does’

(CNSNews.com) – On three national television programs on Sunday, Secretary of State John Kerry repeated an argument President Barack Obama had made on Saturday when Obama announced that he wanted Congress to authorize him to use military force in Syria. The president does not need authorization from Congress to initiate acts of war, Kerry said. Continue reading

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Whistleblower: 400 US surface-to-air missiles were ‘STOLEN’ from Libya during the Benghazi attack and ended up with Al Qaeda’

[DailyMail.co.uk] Four hundred American surface-to-air missiles were ‘taken from Libya’ during the terror attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, a former U.S. Attorney who represents whistleblowers claimed on Monday. He added that the U.S. intelligence community is terrified they might be used to shoot down airliners. Continue reading

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