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A U.S. federal judge has ruled that a class-action lawsuit filed by about 200 Navy sailors and Marines can proceed against Japanese utility TEPCO and other defendants who they blame for a variety of ailments from radiation exposure following a nuclear...
From: Free Republic | By: Stars & Stripes | Friday, October 31, 2014
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"Those are his personal choices. I’ll tell you, I love my iPhone," Cruz said. "Listen, Tim Cook makes his personal decisions, and that is his life. My focus is on the constitutional question of who has the authority to make decisions," he later added....
From: Free Republic | By: The Hill | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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FOR women living in large swathes of the American South, it is increasingly difficult to terminate an unwanted pregnancy. Onerous new rules and regulations are forcing abortion clinics to shut down in states across the region. A Texas law passed last...
From: Free Republic | By: The Economist | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Nasty New York Timeseditorial writer David Firestone pretends to care about campaign scare-mongering. But what he and his elitist ilk really fear are independent-thinking women who have dared to exercise their First Amendment powers to defend their Second...
From: Free Republic | By: Townhall.com | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Sherlock Holmes famously solved a mystery by noticing the dog that didn't bark in the night. Dogs that are not barking at night -- nor in prime time -- provide some useful clues to understanding the significance of this year's election. Contrary to the...
From: Free Republic | By: Townhall.com | Friday, October 31, 2014
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The same Tuesday night that a senior official in US President Barack Obama's administration was quoted calling Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu "chickens**t," yet more officials indicated the US is warming up to cooperation with Iran - the Islamic regime...
From: Free Republic | By: Israel National News | Friday, October 31, 2014
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When it rains, it pours… and today it’s definitely pouring. After sharing eight great paid iPhone and iPad apps on Tuesday that were all available as free downloads for a limited time (some are still free!), we’re back on Wednesday with a fresh...
From: Free Republic | By: BGR via Yahoo! News | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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BEVERLY HILLS (CBSLA.com) — Trick-or-treaters may receive an unconventional treat Friday when they stop by Rainbeau Mars’ house. The Beverly Hills resident says she plans to pass out live worms for Halloween as opposed to candy in an effort to encourage...
From: Free Republic | By: CBSLA.com) | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Evan Wolfson and Ted Olson aren't pleased with the Supreme Court's decision not to make marriage equality the law of the land, but they're ready to keep fighting. In the heat of the civil-rights fight, when told he shouldn't push too hard for racial...
From: Free Republic | By: The Atlantic | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Rev. Al Sharpton will kick off the four-day "Justice For Michael Brown" weekend event on Friday in honor of the late teen. The event will begin with a leadership breakfast where Sharpton, who has been lending his support to the Brown family since the...
From: Free Republic | By: The Christian Post | Friday, October 31, 2014
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GoPro runs into mountain. GoPro, Inc. is an American corporation that develops, manufactures and markets high-definition personal cameras, often used in extreme action video photography.
From: Free Republic | Friday, October 31, 2014
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ROCKFORD, Mich. (AP) - A western Michigan couple with 12 sons is expecting baby No. 13, and even though they're sticking to their tradition of not finding out in advance whether they're having a boy or girl, they said they'd be shocked if their streak...
From: Free Republic | By: KPHO.COM | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Halloween and All Saints Day Fr. William Saunders Q: What are the origins of All Saints Day and All Souls Day? Are these linked with paganism and Halloween?Both the feast of All Saints and the feast of All Souls evolved in the life of the Church independently...
From: Free Republic | By: CE.com | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Kevin Wade's campaign ad (titled "Ebola Zone") begins airing on Delaware television Thursday, October 30, on broadcast TV and cable. The ad can also be viewed at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkNzyGDy7AM Incumbent Democrat Freshman Chris Coons is...
From: Free Republic | By: Dr. Rich Swier | Friday, October 31, 2014
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1. Craptain Duhmerica 2. General Jackass 3. Supersham 4. The Dork Knight 5. President Evil 6. Jerkel 7. The Fresh Prince of Bill Ayers 8. Many-lies the Clown 9. An America-punishing baby 10. A REAL president
From: Free Republic | By: CRASHR | Friday, October 31, 2014
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NEGATIVE advertising has its uses. It was ads mocking the stately Washington home of Mary Landrieu, Louisiana's Democratic junior senator, that forced her into a run-off after November's election. (SNIP) A Mexican newspaper reported that Mr Bush had...
From: Free Republic | By: The Economist | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Could this be the most cynical statement of the campaign season? The woman whose recent wedding President Obama attended is okay with stoking the racial fears of black Americans—if that's what it takes to drive them to the polls and secure Dem victories....
From: Free Republic | By: NewsBusters | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Beloved Kansas State University football coach Bill Snyder on Thursday endorsed Sen. Pat Roberts for re-election and is appearing in a new television ad for the three-term Republican incumbent, potentially giving the GOP a boost...
From: Free Republic | By: AP via Yahoo News | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Houston Mayor Annise Parker has received a flood of Bibles — somewhere between 500 and 1,000 according to a spokesman for the mayor’s office — after the city subpoenaed the church sermons of five local faith leaders opposed to the Houston Equal...
From: Free Republic | By: The Blaze | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Governor Chris Christie explained to local reporters that he was confident with his quarantine policy to combat Ebola in spite of pressure from the Obama administration, explaining that his policy was based on “common sense.” “If you’ve been...
From: Free Republic | By: Breitbart | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Once portrayed in the press as the face of noble resistance to Gov. Chris ChristieÂ’s draconian policy of consigning health care workers who were potentially exposed to Ebola in West Africa to a mandatory quarantine, nurse Kaci Hickox is rapidly expending...
From: Free Republic | By: Hotair | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The new hybrid device might not need humans at all. In college, it wasn’t rare to hear a verbal battle regarding artificial intelligence erupt between my friends studying neuroscience and my friends studying computer science. One rather outrageous...
From: Free Republic | By: betabeat.com | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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A 1999 U.S. Supreme Court decision could play a role in the outcome of a lawsuit over Houston Mayor Annise Parker's denial of a petition to revoke the city's new Equal Rights Ordinance. Around 55,000 signatures were gathered to add to the November ballot...
From: Free Republic | By: Christian Post | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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This administration is fond of saying that its policy of opposing quarantining health care workers who may have come in contact with Ebola but embracing the internment of American soldiers in the same condition is based on “science.” Administration...
From: Free Republic | By: Hotair | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The “friendly fire” airstrike that killed five American soldiers in Afghanistan on June 9 is the first known case of a battlefield catastrophe that can be linked to automatic defense spending cuts that greatly curtailed prewar training. A review...
From: Free Republic | By: Washington Times | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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MSNBC host Donny Deutsch has been found guilty of scamming a realtor out of over $1 million in commission on the sale of his former $30 million home in the Hamptons. Real estate broker Edward Petrie had claimed he was done out of his 4 percent commission...
From: Free Republic | By: UK Daily Mail | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Yesterday ABC's This Week (10/26/14) profiled George P. Bush, a Texas land commissioner candidate who is a grandson and nephew of the more famous George Bushes.  It was part of This Week's "Closer Look" series, which seems to be intended as a place...
From: Free Republic | By: Fair.org | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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In her new book, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate, environmentalist Naomi Klein advocates a ban on fossil fuels and a statist utopia where government “creates” a record number of jobs through “investment” in wind and solar...
From: Free Republic | By: capitalismmagazine.com | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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I already got my invitation to Greg Abbott’s victory party for the evening of Nov. 4 as we celebrate his landslide victory over Wendy Davis as the new and well-deserved governor of the Great Republic of Texas. This Texas race is a microcosm of elections...
From: Free Republic | By: wnd.com | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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There was something for everyone in the release last week by the Congressional Budget Office of its August update and outlook. The federal government’s revenues are expected to top $3 trillion this year for the first time in history, thanks to individual...
From: Free Republic | By: New American | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Well, that got ugly pretty fast. In the last debate before Tuesday’s Senate primary election, the three major candidates took to the LSU Manship School of Journalism podiums (or is it podia?) and gave the voters an hour’s worth of speechifying as...
From: Free Republic | By: The Hayride | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Following a two-year hiatus, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has resumed issuing license renewals for nuclear power plants. On October 20, the NRC renewed the operating licenses for Limerick Generating Station Units 1 and 2, located northwest...
From: Free Republic | By: Energy Information Administration | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Beau Bergdahl was a proven risk in Afghanistan going back as far as 2009, when more than once he left his post telling some in his unit he no longer believed in the American mission and wanted to do something else. A full (AR-15-6) investigation began...
From: Free Republic | By: Founders' Code | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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This is not good. You likely remember that earlier this month, the University of Notre Dame announced that it was complying with the law by offering spousal benefits to same-sex partners. The problem is...there's no such law. The Sycamore Trust released...
From: Free Republic | By: Creative Minority Report | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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(CNSNews.com) -- As U.S. Marines withdraw from Operation Enduring Freedom (the Afghanistan war), CNSNews.com's database on casualties shows that 418 Marines gave their lives in the conflict and that 92% of those casualties, 385 deaths, occurred since...
From: Free Republic | By: cns news | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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With the GOP in control of the Senate, Congress & Supreme Court, Obama will find himself in backed into a corner. Just like a cat cornering it's prey. If Obama refuses to read and make a decision on several urgent bills to help the economy, then...
From: Free Republic | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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The Bias Matrix: What does kausfiles want? It’s complicated! Before a modern political writer can slant his coverage practice explanatory journalism determine what readers need to know, he first has to figure out whom he wants to win. That’s not...
From: Free Republic | By: Daily Caller | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Comcast Corp has reached a $50 million settlement in a decade-old lawsuit accusing it of overcharging cable television subscribers, 1-1/2 years after the U.S. Supreme Court threw out a larger version of the class-action case.
From: Free Republic | By: Fox Business News | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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So Planned Parenthood says that that only three percent of all Planned Parenthood health services are abortion services. Makes abortion seem pretty rare for Planned Parenthood doesn’t it?Here is Planned Parenthood’s Annual Report from 2012 to 2013....
From: Free Republic | By: Life News | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Over at the Constitution Society, author J. Neil Schulman conducted a remarkable exercise. He sent the text of the Second Amendment not to a lawyer but to an expert on the English Language: Roy Copperud taught Journalism at USC for 17 years and served...
From: Free Republic | By: Truth Revolt | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Like many liberal criticisms of market-based solutions to public policy problems, the idea of privatized armies is likely to conjure images of rogue mercenaries advertising in the back of Soldier of Fortune magazine. However, many of today’s paid civilian...
From: Free Republic | By: Townhall.com | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Afghanistan: President Obama's abrupt order to withdraw U.S. Marines from Helmand province with zero fanfare was an ill-fitting exit for U.S. forces after 13 years of sacrifice in the war's bloodiest theater. Is this the thanks they get? No public acknowledgment...
From: Free Republic | By: IBD | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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There are several debates when it comes to Barack Obama. One has to do with whether he is more Marxist or more Muslim. The answer may involve his usage of one to promote the elevation of the other ... Though Brzezinski rightly expressed concerns that...
From: Free Republic | By: Walid Shoebat | Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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Karl Rove’s support for what many Americans consider amnesty for illegal immigrants has put the Republican political guru at odds with The Heritage Foundation for a decade. That’s why observers of current and past incarnations of “immigration reform”...
From: Free Republic | By: The Daily Signal | Friday, October 31, 2014
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-- Spanish Intel: Jihidist Plot to Weaponise Ebola -- FACEBOOK data mining for political sentiment & Share data with ABCNEWSBUZZFEED -- Vets Checked for Exposure to Saddam's 'mythical' WMDs -- Terrorists WE RELEASED, what are they up to now? Terrorism....
From: Free Republic | Friday, October 31, 2014
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TRENTON — There are “approximately 100” people in New Jersey who are under “active monitoring” for Ebola, although no one has shown symptoms of having contracted the potentially deadly virus, a spokeswoman for the state Health Department confirmed...
From: Free Republic | By: NJ.COM | Friday, October 31, 2014
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The world’s largest oil and gas company saw profits rise in the third quarter, as strong margins and operations at its chemical and downstream businesses offset a production decline. Exxon Mobil Corp. said its earnings rose 3 percent to $8.07 billion,...
From: Free Republic | By: Fuel Fix | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Americans have always prided themselves on being a nation of the self-made, where class and the accident of birth did not determine success. Yet increasingly we are changing into a society where lineage does matter—and likely this process has just...
From: Free Republic | By: The Daily Beast | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Can this be? Can we be a little optimistic here? Might this happen? I mean, let's not stay home. These are tight, but could this be? What do you think? I'm seeing wins in the following races: Alaska Pick up Arkansas Pick up Colorado Pick up Georgia Run...
From: Free Republic | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Top military leaders in the Pentagon and in the field are growing increasingly frustrated by the tight constraints the White House has placed on the plans to fight ISIS and train a new Syrian rebel army. As the American-led battle against ISIS stretches...
From: Free Republic | By: The Daily Beast | Friday, October 31, 2014
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