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On tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, Army Staff Sgt. Jose Garcia missed his oldest daughter’s high school graduation. Stationed in Germany, an ocean away from his family in west Miami-Dade County, he watched his son accept his diploma through...
From: Free Republic | By: Miami Herald | Tuesday, June 2, 2015
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Sex-selection abortions are an international problem — and the horrendous phenomenon is no more prevalent anywhere than in southeast Asia. There in nations like China and India, girl unborn babies are routinely aborted because cultural mores favor...
From: Free Republic | By: lifenews.com | Monday, June 1, 2015
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Cabinet ministers in Japan approved a plan to reduce greenhouse gases by 26 percent by 2030, a goal already criticized by environmental groups as too timid and statistically unsound. The cuts, first unveiled in a draft in April, will use 2013 as a baseline....
From: Free Republic | By: Financial Review | Tuesday, June 2, 2015
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Teaching school age children how to be politically correct far exceeds educating them. In education, indoctrination has become a lucrative cottage industry, because it can count of the support of generous government grants. Rather than school kids wanting...
From: Free Republic | By: canadafreepress.com | Sunday, May 31, 2015
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Since the devices first went on sale in April, Apple (AAPL, Tech30) has received 7 million orders in total and shipped 2.5 million watches so far, according to a Global Equities Research report, citing tracking methods used by app developers. Apple is...
From: Free Republic | By: CNN Money | Tuesday, June 2, 2015
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    ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: USS Nimitz, CaliforniaUSS Nimitz (CVN-68) is a supercarrier in the United States Navy, the lead ship of its class. She is one of the largest warships in the world. She was laid down, launched and commissioned...
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Earthquake hits near Iran’s current nuke plant Russia announced on Monday that it would start construction this year on a second nuclear plant in Iran, according to regional reports. Russia’s Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation made the announcement...
From: Free Republic | By: Washington Free Beacon | Monday, June 1, 2015
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While Americans yawned through another weekend, watching television or playing catch with their kids, the greatest human rights violation in our nation’s troubled history took place in the sky above Chicago. Tahera Ahmad, a Muslim chaplain at Northwestern...
From: Free Republic | By: Frontpagemag.com | Tuesday, June 2, 2015
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One of the primary contentions, yesterday evening, of Establishment Republicans and Democrats in defense of the NSA's massive data collection program, was that the program was not only free from abuse (something we know is not true), but that it's ultimately...
From: Free Republic | By: American Prowler | Tuesday, June 2, 2015
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TAMPA — Did Tampa’s no-snitch culture cost another young teenager his life? Edward Harris III thinks so. He says his son, 14-year-old Edward Harris IV, witnessed a stabbing last year and cooperated with police. A few months later, somebody shot at...
From: Free Republic | By: Tampa Tribune | Tuesday, June 2, 2015
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Pro-choice Methodist minister John M Swomley who was the subject of a LifeNews article in May, attempts to refute the claim that preborn babies are “innocent.” The argument appeared in a book over a decade old, but it is so strange and disturbing...
From: Free Republic | By: liveactionnews.org | Monday, June 1, 2015
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In the latest of many flagrant examples of how tax dollars are wasted, government-issued credit cards were used by Department of Defense (DOD) employees to make more than $4 million in personal charges, including at casinos and strip clubs. During a...
From: Free Republic | By: Judicial Watch | Monday, June 1, 2015
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One TV news host who is decidedly not on board with Caitlyn Jenner’s gender transition is Fox News host Neil Cavuto. “Bruce Jenner is now Caitlyn Jenner,” Cavuto said on his Fox Business show Monday afternoon, showing the newly-released Vanity...
From: Free Republic | By: Mediaite | Monday, June 1, 2015
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Health insurance premiums could be going up by more than 30 percent next year for many people in Illinois who buy individual plans, a hefty increase that insurers say is driven by the costs of members' medical bills. On Monday, the Centers for Medicare...
From: Free Republic | By: Chicago Tribune | Monday, June 1, 2015
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Three federal judges have unanimously struck down an Idaho law that banned abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. A panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a previous ruling by the U.S. District Court for Idaho, which also found portions...
From: Free Republic | By: governing.com | Monday, June 1, 2015
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OPINION/ANALYSIS:Farmers are now the bad guys. President Obama’s administration last week claimed dominion over all of America’s streams, creeks, rills, ditches, brooks, rivulets, burns, tributaries, criks, wetlands — perhaps even puddles — in...
From: Free Republic | By: The Washington Times | Monday, June 1, 2015
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The U.S. Supreme Court landed the final blow against an Arizona law that denied bail to immigrants who are in the country illegally and are charged with certain felonies, marking the latest in a series of state immigration policies that have since been...
From: Free Republic | By: Associated Press | Monday, June 1, 2015
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It is mostly not about trade, only 5 of the 29 Chapters are about traditional trade. The others are about regulating the internet, and what information internet service providers have to collect, they have to hand it over to companies under certain circumstances,...
From: Free Republic | By: Real Clear Politics | Monday, June 1, 2015
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A Muslim woman who claimed over the weekend–in a social media post that has since gone viral–that United Airlines discriminated against her because of her faith, has a history rife with deep connections to the Muslim Brotherhood and radical Imams....
From: Free Republic | By: Breitbart | Monday, June 1, 2015
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From: Free Republic | By: The CapTimes | Monday, June 1, 2015
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  Obamacare was sold to America on a set of false premises. The most famous of them?  “no matter how we reform health care, we will keep this promise: If you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor. Period. If you like your health...
From: Free Republic | By: Flopping Aces | Monday, June 1, 2015
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A federal judge who is hearing a lawsuit from House Republicans against President Obama is requesting more information about a funding dispute at the center of the case. The House argues the president overstepped his executive authority by using money...
From: Free Republic | By: The Hill | Monday, June 1, 2015
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Interesting not only as a prediction of how the country will react to SCOTUS’s looming decision but as a gut-check on how little most people seem to care about procedural niceties, at least on a highly visible issue like SSM. It’s a core...
From: Free Republic | By: Hotair | Monday, June 1, 2015
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A worker in a florist shop fought off a gun-toting robber in Brooklyn and said on Sunday the crook's lucky he's not pushing up daisies. “He needs to thank God every day I didn't kill him,” said Moti Azreal, who grabbed the creep's Heritage Rough...
From: Free Republic | By: nydailynews.com | Monday, June 1, 2015
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Half of the Millies are out of work and up to their eyebrows in student loan debt, Millies Millenials—people born between 1980 and 2000—have become a hot topic for politicos, economists, marketers, the “mainstream” media (read: Leftist Democrat...
From: Free Republic | By: Canada Free Press | Monday, June 1, 2015
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Heavy Metal Clocks, Pb-Pb Dating Model: Radioactive Dating, Part 8 by Vernon R. Cupps, Ph.D. * …that we should no longer be children, tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men, in the cunning craftiness...
From: Free Republic | By: Institute for Creation Research | Monday, June 1, 2015
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If you love your child, and I know you do, it’s time to say “bye bye” to the social pacifier that is free universal preschool. I understand. It’s tempting. Whether you’re a destitute single mother or an affluent married father, you’re...
From: Free Republic | By: Townhall.com | Monday, June 1, 2015
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.... The Washington Post Morning Mix Ugly plane ride drives Muslim chaplain to tears Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More Options Resize Text Print Article Comments 64 By Sarah Kaplan June 1 at 6:36 AM Cans of Coca-Cola Co. and Diet Coke soda are...
From: Free Republic | By: Washington Post | Monday, June 1, 2015
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Popular Sen. Elizabeth Warren, still being urged to run for president, is calling Republican White House hopefuls Sen. Ted Cruz and front-runner Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker "scary," two potential presidents that could undo a decade of Democratic policies....
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A Muslim chaplain flying from Chicago to Washington D.C. Friday says she was left “in tears of humiliation” after a flight attendant allegedly suggested she was a safety risk and another passenger screamed obscenities at her. Tahera Ahmad, an associate...
From: Free Republic | By: National Post | Monday, June 1, 2015
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Link to music video also Here The song was written by Berton Averre and Doug Fieger, and released as part of their debut album (Get the Knack) in 1979. The song was based on a real person, named Sharona Alperin. She was 17 when she met Fieger, who was...
From: Free Republic | By: Youtube | Sunday, May 31, 2015
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NEW YORK, - A Saudi real estate magnate is reportedly under contract to purchase the second-most expensive condo in New York City, for the price of $95 million. The towering unit, located at 432 Park Ave. in Midtown Manhattan -- the tallest residential...
From: Free Republic | By: upi | Sunday, May 31, 2015
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Real estate magnate and TV personality Donald Trump has yet to announce his presidential candidacy but said that if he becomes the next US president, he will be the "greatest representative of the Christians they've had in a long time." In an interview...
From: Free Republic | By: Christian Today | Sunday, May 31, 2015
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Last Wednesday, the Texas Legislature pushed through, and I mean pushed, controversial legislation which repeals portions of the First Amendment, effectively ending citizen journalism in the Capitol. How quaint, eh? Yep, when Texas legislators found...
From: Free Republic | By: Townhall.com | Sunday, May 31, 2015
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ISLAMABAD - A travel ban on five senior Afghan Taliban officials freed by the United States in a prisoner exchange last year will expire Sunday. The five Taliban officials have been in Qatar since last year, when they were released in exchange for the...
From: Free Republic | By: Herald Globe | Sunday, May 31, 2015
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A man outside a San Diego Planned Parenthood who said his girlfriend worked at the abortion facility was confronted because he claimed to be a Christian. He tells an activist from Abolish Human Abortion (AHA) that he works for a Christian organization...
From: Free Republic | By: saynsumthn's blog | Sunday, May 31, 2015
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As election fever sweeps the most socially conservative regions of Pakistan ahead of this weekend’s local government polls, one crucial group is feeling excluded. Following deals between local politicians and elders, women will have no say in the district...
From: Free Republic | By: Breitbart | Saturday, May 30, 2015
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Girls throw flower petals during a procession celebrating the feast of the Body and Blood of Christ in Minsk, Belarus, in May 2011. (CNS photo/Vladimir Nikolsky, Reuters) There is a place in Slovakia called Bardejovska Nova Ves where pro-lifers have...
From: Free Republic | By: Crisis Magazine | Saturday, May 30, 2015
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This week’s article for National Catholic Register explores the seismic upheaval that has been the bio tech revolution. We seem blind to the fact that we are living in the midst of the most astounding technological revolution the world has ever...
From: Free Republic | By: Standing on my head | Tuesday, June 2, 2015
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Editor's note: This column was co-authored by Bob Morrison. Many of us applauded when President Bill Clinton signed the International Religious Freedom Act in 1998. That law—passed with broad bi-partisan support—established a U.S. Commission...
From: Free Republic | By: Townhall.com | Tuesday, June 2, 2015
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Investigators looking into last month’s deadly Amtrak derailment have found “no anomalies” in the tracks, signals or breaking systems of train #188, according to a preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board released Tuesday,...
From: Free Republic | By: Washington Post | Tuesday, June 2, 2015
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New polling from the Washington Post and ABC News confirms what we've suspected for a while now: Jeb Bush can no longer be described as even the nominal front-runner in the 2016 Republican presidential primary fight. Rand Paul and Scott Walker "lead"...
From: Free Republic | By: Washington Post | Tuesday, June 2, 2015
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SOMERSET, Pa. — State police say a man who pretended to be a state trooper running a drunken-driving checkpoint on a western Pennsylvania highway was drunk himself. That's why 19-year-old Logan Shaulis, of Somerset, remained in the Somerset County...
From: Free Republic | By: nbc 41 | Tuesday, June 2, 2015
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Why the Republican-controlled Senate recently passed the fast-track provision to advance Obama's secretive trade pact is an enigma Most common sense people rightly assume that reducing trade barriers is good in and of itself. But it’s a mistake to...
From: Free Republic | By: Canada Free Press | Tuesday, June 2, 2015
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For the last two years the phrase “Black Lives Matter” has been a rallying cry for those who suggest black lives don’t in fact matter to whites or to the police. In seeking to make sure that no one misses the point, across the nation citizens just...
From: Free Republic | By: Flopping Aces | Tuesday, June 2, 2015
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FULL TITLE: Mysterious Red Mark Beneath Painting of Crucified Christ at Newport Church Leads Pastor to Speculate on Jesus' Presence ********************************************************************************* Mysterious red stain beneath painting...
From: Free Republic | By: www.christianpost.com | Tuesday, June 2, 2015
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A Syriac scholar at Philipps University in Marburg, Germany, Dr. Kessel was sitting in the library of the manuscript's owner, a wealthy collector of rare scientific material in Baltimore. At that moment, Dr. Kessel realized that just three weeks earlier,...
From: Free Republic | By: New York Times | Tuesday, June 2, 2015
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Around 8:30 a.m. on Sept. 11 last year, Duval Arthur, director of the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness for St. Mary Parish, Louisiana, got a call from a resident who had just received a disturbing text message. “Toxic fume hazard...
From: Free Republic | By: NY Times | Tuesday, June 2, 2015
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Monday on HuffPost Live, former Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) criticized former Republican Speakers Newt Gingrich, Bob Livingston and Dennis Hastert for their hypocrisy in participating in former President Bill Clinton’s impeachment stemming from his sexual...
From: Free Republic | By: Breitbart.com | Tuesday, June 2, 2015
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One of the most controversial art works of the 1990s is going up for auction, and it could be yours – elephant dung and all – for around $2.3 million. “The Holy Virgin Mary,” a 1996 painting by British artist Chris Ofili, created a firestorm...
From: Free Republic | By: kabc | Tuesday, June 2, 2015
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