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We’ve had plenty of time for the discussion of the EPA’s new green energy initiatives and carbon restrictions to sink in to the American collective consciousness. (Even if it does get shoved out of the news on a daily basis.) It’s also been made...
From: Free Republic | By: horair.com | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Sultan Muslim, a Syrian Kurd, had no doubt what to name her seventh child when he was born, safely in Turkey, after a harrowing month-long flight from her home in Kobane: Obama. Desperate to flee the flashpoint Syrian border town, the heavily pregnant...
From: Free Republic | By: AFP via Yahoo | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Mr. Snerdley brought me something today in his Stack, and he said, "You're gonna have to answer this for me, 'cause I can't figure it out." I said, "What is it?" "It's a story about teenagers and how mean they are." So I said,...
From: Free Republic | By: Rush Limbaugh.com | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Ralph Nader, a five-time failed U.S. presidential candidate, has written an open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook. Here it is, verbatim: Dear Mr. Cook, “Designed by Apple in California” has a nicer ring to it than “Assembled by workers paid about a...
From: Free Republic | By: MacDailyNews | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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“BGR has spoken with several iPhone 6 owners over the past couple of weeks who have encountered a very annoying issue with Apple’s new iPhones,” Zach Epstein reports for BGR. “The issue involves pockets on men’s jeans, but this time it’s...
From: Free Republic | By: MacDailyNews | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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The U.S. military learned the hard way not to interfere with Afghanistan’s thriving production of poppies, the colorful flowers that are the source of opium and, by extension, heroin. Now we know the cost of that lesson—a cool $7.6 billion. On Oct....
From: Free Republic | By: War is Boring | Friday, October 24, 2014
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WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs finally removed an Alabama director of Alabama Veterans Healthcare. James Talton, had been on paid ($118.23/Hr) leave since August. Participating in or being oblivious to systematic falsifying of records,...
From: Free Republic | By: Stars & Stripes | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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A radio ad from the Kentucky House Democratic Caucus Campaign Committee is being pulled from the air in the 3rd District state House race after the group twisted the wording of the Republican candidate on tolls. ...............................................
From: Free Republic | By: cn|2 Pure Politics | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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(VIDEO-AT-LINK)A health care worker who was quarantined at Newark Liberty International Airport after returning from treating Ebola patients in West Africa developed a fever and was being evaluated Friday night. The woman was the first person quarantined...
From: Free Republic | By: WCBS-TV | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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A Bristol mother is upset after she says her baby was denied a flu vaccination, even though the health department had flu shots on the shelf. When Annie Howard took her 14-month-old son to get his flu shot last week, she ran into what she calls a big...
From: Free Republic | By: WCYB.com | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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In a game of cat and mouse with health and safety officials, Americans profit off panic with modern versions of snake oil treatments, like vitamins branded ‘Ebola-C’ First of all, Steve Barwick wants you to know that Ebola is a government conspiracy....
From: Free Republic | By: The Manchester Guardian | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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I live in Wisconsin, which according to Mary Burke Democrat candidate for governor is dead last in the Midwest for job growth. ((Its a flat out lie, Walker has really turned job growth around and says Wisconsin is 4th in the Midwest for job growth. I...
From: Free Republic | By: Vanity | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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New York (CNN) -- One day after New York officials announced a Doctors Without Borders physician had tested positive for Ebola, another person who treated patients in West Africa developed a fever and was put in isolation at a northern New Jersey hospital....
From: Free Republic | By: CNN | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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"It's Friday night." That was Al Sharpton's sheepish way of excusing the not-suitable-for-network-TV line that a guest had just uttered on this evening's Politics Nation. Australian satiricist Josh Zepps' zinger came during a discussion of a video ad...
From: Free Republic | By: NewsBusters | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Laurel, MS -- Republican Chris McDaniel issued a statement today in the wake of the Supreme Court's dismissal of his motion to appeal. "Republicans in Mississippi are still left wanting for justice after June's Republican primary was decided by more...
From: Free Republic | By: Facebook | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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RENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Department of Health says a woman who arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport from West Africa and was the first traveler to be quarantined under an Ebola watch has developed a fever. She is in isolation and...
From: Free Republic | By: ap | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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New York (CNN) -- One day after New York officials announced a Doctors Without Borders physician had tested positive for Ebola, another person who treated patients in West Africa developed a fever and was put in isolation at a northern New Jersey hospital....
From: Free Republic | By: CNN | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Michael Gambon shooting the new Dad's Army film yesterday[FLYNET]Stars of the film adaptation, including Michael Gambon, Blake Harrison and Daniel Mays were all spotted in Bridlington today as they shot some outdoor scenes.Michael, 74, is taking on the...
From: Free Republic | By: express | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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If you want it, Craigslist probably has it. I enjoy scanning the various items for sale, others’ trash becoming still others’ treasures. But, this morning, I ran across this ad, just blew me away … Anybody need a kidney? Healthy Kidney/Young White...
From: Free Republic | By: nuke's-n2l's | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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A billboard advertising a line of bulletproof vests for young boys has appeared near the Florida capital in Tallahassee. Chilling, controversial and undeniably eye-catching, the ad is part of the “Vest or Vote” campaign mounted by The Dream Defenders....
From: Free Republic | By: AdWeek's Advertising & Branding Blog | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Businesses must be willing to adapt or risk going out of business. Someone as ignorant as Michelle Nunn about basic economics should not be elected to the Senate Michelle Nunn has been getting a lot of traction on the “shipping jobs overseas” rhetoric...
From: Free Republic | By: Canada Free Press | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Democratic Nebraska Senate candidate Dave Domina is out with a new political ad that features a bedridden coma patient decked out in one of the campaign’s T-shirts. The ad had raised questions about the ethics of using a coma patient to give the...
From: Free Republic | By: freebeacon.com | Friday, October 24, 2014
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A Missouri state senator believes the town of Ferguson is suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder following the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in August. Speaking to CNN on Thursday, state Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal said that there...
From: Free Republic | By: KMOX-AM / The Associated Press | Friday, October 24, 2014
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No news article to post-- the only article so far is in the Clarion-Ledger, which we can't post. But the Mississippi Supreme Court affirmed the lower court ruling that Chris McDaniel's challenge to Thad Cochran's primary win was filed too late. The Court's...
From: Free Republic | By: Mississippi Supreme Court | Friday, October 24, 2014
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A registered sex offender is charged with sexual assault and super-aggravated sexual assault of a child after raping a teen and a toddler, infecting them both with HIV, police say. David R. Wilson, 33, is accused of raping a 14-year-old girl and a two-year-old...
From: Free Republic | By: MailOnline | Friday, October 24, 2014
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The Obama administration is considering imposing a forced quarantine on healthcare workers who return to the United States from the Ebola hot zone of West Africa, after a New York doctor who treated patients there tested positive for the virus on Thursday....
From: Free Republic | By: Daily Mail | Friday, October 24, 2014
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staggering 330 million urban households around the world live in substandard housing or are so financially stretched by housing costs they forgo other basic needs like food and health care, according to McKinsey. Urban dwellers globally fork out $650...
From: Free Republic | By: CNBC | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Some Democrats and their advocates in the press believe Obamacare, a year into implementation, is no longer much of a factor in the midterm elections. But no one has told Republican candidates, who are still pounding away at the Affordable Care Act on...
From: Free Republic | By: The Washington Examiner | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Gay marriage may be sweeping the nation, but in Puerto Rico it remains against the law. A federal district judge late Tuesday rejected the reasoning used in at least 14 other decisions and said his hands were tied by a 1972 Supreme Court ruling that...
From: Free Republic | By: Crux | Friday, October 24, 2014
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The Weekly Gardening Thread is a weekly gathering of folks that love soil, seeds and plants of all kinds. From complete newbies that are looking to start that first potted plant, to gardeners with some acreage, to Master Gardener level and beyond, we...
From: Free Republic | By: freerepublic | Friday, October 24, 2014
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TLC's "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" is ending its run. On Friday, TMZ reported that the network has canceled the series in light of claims that the program's newly separated matriarch, June "Mama June" Shannon, is dating Mark Anthony McDaniel, a man who...
From: Free Republic | By: CNN | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Brighton teacher Adam Neuman went to Afghanistan to fight for freedom. Now he simply wants to exercise it back home. As a combat veteran who served in the Kandahar Province for nearly a year, the civics teacher regards attacks on his liberty as a personal...
From: Free Republic | By: Michigan Capitol Confidential | Friday, October 24, 2014
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There seems to be on the right an insistence that low information voters are destroying the country. This is promulgated by conservative media figures, particularly Rush Limbaugh who appears to have coined the phrase. There is plenty of reason to believe...
From: Free Republic | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Russia's currency has been put under pressure by a combination of falling oil prices and fears over a possible sovereign debt downgrade by Standard & Poor’s Friday. The ratings agency currently has a BBB- on Russia, only one grade above junk. A...
From: Free Republic | Friday, October 24, 2014
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A new HVDC line will let Europe store more wind energy in Norway’s hydropower system Norway’s hydropower reservoirs make up nearly half of Europe’s energy storage capacity. European grid operators need energy storage to cope with an ever-mounting,...
From: Free Republic | By: IEEE | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Today the national pro-life political action committee the Susan B. Anthony List Candidate Fund announced its endorsement of Mitch McConnell for U.S. Senate in Kentucky. “The contrast between Mitch McConnell and Alison Grimes on life couldn’t be...
From: Free Republic | By: life news | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Nelson Bunker Hunt, the Texan oil billionaire whose cornering of the silver market in the late 70s took the silver price to what is still its all-time high of $50 an ounce has died at the age of 88 in a care home. In the oil boom of the 1980s Mr. Hunt...
From: Free Republic | By: SilverSeek.Com | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Michael Zehaf-Bibeau has been identified by Canadian officials to their American counterparts as the suspected gunman, multiple U.S. officials told CNN. The gunman was killed after two shooting incidents -- one at the Canada War Memorial, and another...
From: Free Republic | By: CNN | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Russia’s leaders have continued to criticize the economic sanctions imposed by the West over their invasion of Ukraine, but the official complaints from Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov have recently taken a more-in-sorrow-than-in-anger tone. The sanctions,...
From: Free Republic | By: The Fiscal times via Yahoo.com | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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The lesbian mother of a 7-year-old boy is appealing to the Nevada Supreme Court to keep her son in Las Vegas during her four-month deployment to Cuba. According to an emergency petition filed by Air Force 1st Lt. Michelle Angeles, Family Court Judge...
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A Wisconsin pro-life group is doubling down on its criticism of a false ad that erroneously attacks a pro-life law Governor Scott Walker signed. Leading pro-abortion groups are attacking pro-life Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who is facing a tough re-election...
From: Free Republic | By: life news | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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(CN) - The Pennsylvania Supreme Court suspended Justice Seamus McCaffrey on Monday amid allegations that he sent or received hundreds of pornographic emails over a four-year period. In its order, the court cited a "compelling and immediate need to protect...
From: Free Republic | By: Courthouse News Service | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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He knew the way even in the dark. Murder suspect Jacob Ferrero was riding with Columbus police homicide detectives about 2 Wednesday morning. He directed them east across Franklin County, away from the Far West Side apartment that he shared with Samantha...
From: Free Republic | By: columbus dispatch | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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The dangerous abortion pill RU 486 has killed dozens of women and injured thousands of women in the United States. Responding to that, the Oklahoma state legislature put limits on the drug and, after a legal battle, a court says it can take effect. The...
From: Free Republic | By: life news | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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 Mifepristone Side-Effects, 2000-2012  By Chris Gacek, Ph.D., Senior Fellow for Regulatory Policy, Family Research CouncilChristopher M. Gacek, Ph.D.  On April 30, 2011 the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) staff completed...
From: Free Republic | By: Family Research Council | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Oliver Wendell Holmes famously said, “Ignorance of the law is no excuse.” But in 2007 the Florida Department of State reported it had received and processed 5,504 new laws. But in addition to laws there exists a multiplicity of departments that create...
From: Free Republic | By: Vanity | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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NUNAVIK'S LOG BOOK October 17, 2014 ARRIVAL AT DESTINATION The MV Nunavik recently completed its historic voyage through the Northwest Passage. We wish to thank:  Captain Randy Rose and his crew for their safe and efficient navigation; Tim Keane and...
From: Free Republic | By: fednav.com | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Recent terror attacks in Jerusalem and Canada are not isolated events, and American policy leaders must drop “the illusion that these are random acts of senseless violence unrelated to our national security,” Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) said.Whether...
From: Free Republic | By: Washington Free Beacon | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Governor Cuomo did not tell NYC about new Ebola airport rules: mayor(Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo did not inform New York City officials before announcing mandatory quarantines for some people arriving at airports around the city from Ebola-affected...
From: Free Republic | By: Reuters | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Joni Ernst is back to “hogging” Iowa airwaves, as she barrels into Election Day with another pig-themed ad, a slight edge over her Democratic rival in the polls and a significant fundraising advantage. Whether that’s enough to carry the Republican...
From: Free Republic | By: Fox News | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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