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The Urban Institute has an interesting 14-page synopsis on Delinquent Debt in America. By percentage, the number of people in collections is largely concentrated in the South, while amount owed shows no geographic pattern. The Urban Institute uses 2013...
From: Free Republic | By: Townhall.com | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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PROGRESS? Some technology represents unquestioned progress, despite causing real challenges to the employment prospects of citizens who are made redundant. For example, recent advances in science and medicine have merely scratched the surface in terms...
From: Free Republic | By: Zero Hedge | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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CNN reported Wednesday that at least 40 patients have died at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care System because of delays in treatment, and many of them were placed on a secret list to hide the wait times from officials in Washington.According...
From: Free Republic | By: The Minority Blog | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Rep. Joe Carr, the conservative from Middle Tennessee challenging Lamar Alexander, has gotten some huge boosts recently w/ endorsements from Laura Ingraham and Sarah Palin. Following his Palin endorsement, Carr appeared on the Glenn Beck program. The...
From: Free Republic | By: redstate.com | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Justin Bieber has denied reports claiming he used a wheelchair to cut lines at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California on Sunday. The "Confident" singer, 20, was photographed sitting in a wheelchair device while posing for photos with fans at the...
From: Free Republic | By: Christian Post | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Emotions Run High As Accused Killers of USC Student Appear in Court 2 Adults, 2 Minors Charged In Death Of USC Grad Student Watch: Two adults, two minors charged in beating death of USC graduate student By RICHARD WINTON, KATE MATHER they face charges...
From: Free Republic | By: Los Angeles Times | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Something really remarkable happened on Tuesday’s edition of The View. Three out of the four panelists actually came out strongly in favor of a woman’s right to protect herself and her children with a gun! The one panelist who didn’t want a gun...
From: Free Republic | By: Newsbusters | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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STURBRIDGE, Mass. — Sarah Blanchard was sorry she skipped a worship service. Sarah Wood apologized for denouncing infant baptisms. And as for the Cheneys, Joseph and Abigail? Well, “with shame, humiliation and sorrow,” they acknowledged having...
From: Free Republic | By: NY Times | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Police released surveillance video showing the two suspects laughing as they follow the 18-year-old into her building. They slip into the elevator behind her and the second suspect appears to grab her by the neck and pull drag her into the hallway. She...
From: Free Republic | By: PIX11 | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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COLUMBUS, Ohio - Hair coloring and facial treatments like Botox help many people look and feel younger, but increasingly, more men are seeking a way to feel younger. In record numbers, they're seeking a way boost to the male hormone testosterone. We've...
From: Free Republic | By: 10 TV COLUMBUS OH | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Argentina has defaulted again. Argentine Finance Minister Axel Kicillof is now addressing the world from Argentina's consulate in New York City. He has delivered the news that Argentina is in default, having failed to satisfy the demands of a group of...
From: Free Republic | By: Yahoo Finance | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Full Title: Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge employee arrested on charges of theft, unauthorized use of credit card Alice Faucheux, an office manager with the Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge, was arrested Tuesday after she allegedly used the church's...
From: Free Republic | By: The Times-Picayune | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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KANSAS CITY Mo (Reuters) - President Barack Obama took his criticism of congressional Republicans to a higher pitch on Wednesday, appealing to them to "stop just hatin' all the time" even as Republicans prepared to sue him over charges he has overstepped...
From: Free Republic | By: Reuters | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Despite the fact the nation’s highest court took the state of Massachusetts to task for passing a law curtailing the free speech rights of pro-life advocates, the Bay State is again trying to suppress them.In a unanimous decision last month, the...
From: Free Republic | By: Life News | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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MUNICH, Germany -- Offshore wind is the key to the European Union's commitment to a legally binding target to meet 20 percent of its energy consumption through renewable energy by 2020. Under plans submitted by E.U. member states, as much as 43.3 gigawatts...
From: Free Republic | By: EE Publishing | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 29, 2014 Harry Dent Harry Dent writes: Central bankers think they can keep their economy going by artificial stimulus until they hit escape velocity and grow at normal rates again — but they’re wrong. Here at Dent Research we hold a different...
From: Free Republic | By: TMO | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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You say you want his impeachment Well, you know We all want to replace the man You tell me that it’s a solution Well, you know We all want to replace the man ‘Cause when you talk about destruction Don’t you know that’s what he’s a-bout I don’t...
From: Free Republic | By: Mononymous1/Wordpress | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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For the first time ever, the average price for a kilowatthour (KWH) of electricity in the United States has broken through the 14-cent mark, climbing to a record 14.3 cents in June. ... Back in June 1984, the seasonally adjusted price index for electricity...
From: Free Republic | By: CNSNews | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Following the Hail Satan chant in during laws that would restrict late term abortions in the state of Texas, a new effort is underway by the Satanic Temple to interject “religious protection for women with health needs that are being complicated by...
From: Free Republic | By: life news | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Firasat has been sent back to Spain, where he faces deportation to Pakistan. In Pakistan, he would certainly be killed. “The Spanish Supreme Court has ruled that Firasat should be expelled from the country, being a security threat.” But it is not...
From: Free Republic | By: Jihad Watch | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Joseph Miller is the pen name for a ranking Department of Defense official with a background in U.S. special operations and combat experience in Iraq and Afghanistan. He has worked in strategic planning. On Saturday, an embarrassed United States witnessed...
From: Free Republic | By: Daily caller | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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(CNN) -- Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl could meet next week with the general who's looking into how the now-freed prisoner of war was captured by the Taliban in 2009, his attorney said. Attorney Eugene Fidell told CNN he will know for sure next week exactly...
From: Free Republic | By: CNN | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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GREENWOOD, S.C. —A 23-year-old Greenwood man who posed as a Charlotte-area pastor and State Bureau of Investigation agent to scam people out of money was arrested following an investigation, according to the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation....
From: Free Republic | By: WYFF | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — North Carolina authorities say a South Carolina man posed as a Charlotte pastor and a State Bureau of Investigation agent to scam people out of money in a scheme involving nude pictures and supposedly broken church windows. Cooper...
From: Free Republic | By: The State | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Dating website OKCupid has revealed that it experimented on its users, including putting the "wrong" people together to see if they would connect. It revealed the tests after the uproar over Facebook manipulating the feeds of its users. "If you use the...
From: Free Republic | By: bbc.com | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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For thousands of hobbyists, the local Michaels Stores outlet is a must-stop shop for scrapbooks, dried flowers, crochet hooks, sewing notions and dozens of other do-it-yourself paraphernalia. In these essentials, Michaels, the nation’s largest arts-and-crafts...
From: Free Republic | By: New York Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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On July 4, 2014, I wrote an article, “Litigating Lost E-mails,” which proposed using federal judges to compel corrupt bosses to the IRS to force the Obama administration to tell the truth about the “lost” e-mails or face the consequences of lying...
From: Free Republic | By: The American Thinker | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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From: Free Republic | By: Financial Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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WASHINGTON — More than 35% of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute. These consumers fall behind on credit cards or hospital bills. Their mortgages,...
From: Free Republic | By: Financial Post | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has struck down a Mississippi law that would have required the state's only abortion clinic to obtain admitting privileges at a local hospital for its OB/GYNs. #The clinic, the Jackson Women's Health Organization,...
From: Free Republic | By: Jackson Free Press | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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A study released by the Urban Institute on Tuesday found that more than 35 percent of Americans have unpaid bills and debt that has been reported to collection agencies.The debts surveyed include everything from gym memberships to auto loans. The study,...
From: Free Republic | By: The Week | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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The National Journal, an online arm of the Uniparty’s media propaganda machine, is cautioning Democrats not to get too excited about the possibility of the “economic surge” helping them in November. This begs several questions not the least of...
From: Free Republic | By: Coach is Right | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Talk of impeachment was cooked up by a White House desperate for something to rally Democrats ahead of November’s elections, House Speaker John A. Boehner said Tuesday, flatly ruling out any action on the controversial suggestion. “We have no plans...
From: Free Republic | By: The Washington Times | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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American diets are being bombarded with genetically modified foods. Big seed companies initiate it. Big government enables it. Big food business loves it. But Americans are the ones paying the price through their pocketbook and especially their health....
From: Free Republic | By: Townhall.com | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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(Language warning) A Taliban fighter caught by U.S troops planting an IED in Afghanistan. Shortly after planting it, he accidentally steps on it.
From: Free Republic | By: YouTube.com | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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July 29, 2014 Colin Campbell Hillary Clinton isn't a fan of Vice President Dick Cheney's scathing June op-ed on President Barack Obama's foreign policy, which declared, "Rarely has a U.S. president been so wrong about so much." Clinton, a leading potential...
From: Free Republic | By: BI | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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There's about a 21 day period between contracting ebola and the appearance of symptoms. Can the disease be passed to another before the symptoms appear?
From: Free Republic | Friday, August 1, 2014
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Updated 6:45 p.m. Tracie Gibson, a resident at Fall Creek Ranch, said, "Everybody is evacuating. They're asking everybody to leave at this point. They're trying to save lives more than anything right now. They're dumping water trying to save what they...
From: Free Republic | By: Ashland Daily Tidings | Friday, August 1, 2014
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Explanation: Transfusing sunlight through a still dark sky, this exceptional display of noctilucent clouds was captured earlier this month above the island of Gotland, Sweden. From the edge of space, about 80 kilometers above Earth's surface, the icy...
From: Free Republic | By: NASA | Friday, August 1, 2014
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Explanation: One of the most identifiable nebulae in the sky, the Horsehead Nebula in Orion, is part of a large, dark, molecular cloud. Also known as Barnard 33, the unusual shape was first discovered on a photographic plate in the late 1800s. The red...
From: Free Republic | By: NASA | Friday, August 1, 2014
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Now, Emory University hospital in Atlanta will be taking the transfer of an Ebola patient, reportedly an American aid worker:
From: Free Republic | By: Hotair | Friday, August 1, 2014
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It is 6am on a warm West African morning. Two men, Ahmed and Milton, are up early, getting ready for long journeys. Apart from that, they have little in common. Ahmed is a high-ranking official in the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Guinea. He...
From: Free Republic | By: The Straits Times | Friday, August 1, 2014
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MOSCOW (Reuters) - For all the sanctions Western leaders can throw at Russia, the biggest threat to President Vladimir Putin's ability to back separatists in east Ukraine is something beyond his or their control: the price of oil. With Russia's $2 trillion...
From: Free Republic | By: Reuters | Friday, August 1, 2014
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On this day in 1981, MTV: Music Television goes on the air for the first time ever, with the words (spoken by one of MTV’s creators, John Lack): “Ladies and gentlemen, rock and roll.” The Buggles’ “Video Killed the Radio Star” was the first...
From: Free Republic | By: HIstory | Friday, August 1, 2014
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Explanation: To some, it may look like a portal into the distant universe. To others, it may appear as the eye of a giant. Given poetic license, both are correct. Pictured above is a standard fisheye view of the sky -- but with an unusual projection....
From: Free Republic | By: NASA | Friday, August 1, 2014
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THE family of a teenager murdered while walking her dog on a nature trail believe she may have known her killer. Police said Michigan schoolgirl April Millsap, 14, texted her boyfriend “OMG ... I think I’m being kidnapped” to her boyfriend just...
From: Free Republic | By: news.com.au | Friday, August 1, 2014
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A grieving Bronx family is stunned that the teen accused of sucker-punching their father and husband is being charged with a misdemeanor that could result in the suspect doing less than a year in jail. Ildefonso Romero Jr. died days after a teenage boy...
From: Free Republic | By: DailyKenn | Friday, August 1, 2014
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Explanation: An alluring night skyscape, this scene looks west across the Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, USA, Planet Earth. The Snake River glides through the foreground, while above the Tetons' rugged mountain peaks the starry sky is laced with...
From: Free Republic | By: NASA | Friday, August 1, 2014
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Explanation: Andromeda is the nearest major galaxy to our own Milky Way Galaxy. Our Galaxy is thought to look much like Andromeda. Together these two galaxies dominate the Local Group of galaxies. The diffuse light from Andromeda is caused by the hundreds...
From: Free Republic | By: NASA | Friday, August 1, 2014
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For thou art an holy people unto the Lord thy God: the Lord thy God hath chosen thee to be a special people unto himself, above all people that are upon the face of the earth. The Lord did not set his love upon you, nor choose you, because ye were more...
From: Free Republic | Friday, August 1, 2014
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