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  • Texas Sen. Ted Cruz Makes TONIGHT SHOW Debut Tonight

    11/08/2013 8:05:46 PM PST · by mylife · 33 replies
    www.broadway.com ^ | 11/8/13 | MSM Leno
    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz will be making his first late-night appearance on NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" (11:35 p.m. ET/PT weeknights) when he visits on Friday, Nov. 8. The senator will take to the "Tonight Show" couch to discuss the recent government shut-down, the debt ceiling, the gridlock in Washington and the current state of the Republican Party. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" features a nightly monologue (the longest in late night), news-making guests, and ongoing comedy segments, including "Headlines," "Jaywalking" and "Battle of Jaywalking All-Stars." The result is a unique and humorous look at the daily...
  • Colorado Woman Who Championed Obamacare Loses Insurance Plan

    11/08/2013 7:57:29 PM PST · by LittleSpotBlog · 100 replies
    CBS ^ | 11/8/13 | Shaun Boyd
    DENVER (CBS4) - President Barack Obamais apologizing to Americans who are losing their current health insurance plans. Millions of people are getting cancellation notices, including about 250,000 Coloradans. For years the president said that those who like their current plan would be able to keep it, but it turns out that’s not the case.
  • Obama job approval rating drops to 39% in latest Pew poll

    11/08/2013 7:45:51 PM PST · by DestroyLiberalism · 63 replies
    This now marks the fourth poll over the past several weeks to show Obama's approval ratings in the 30s (after AP, Reuters/Ipsos, and Gallup). Obamacare is clearly beginning to ruin the Marxist tyrant in the White House and, if history is any indication, this does NOT bode well for a second-term president's party about to enter the midterm election cycle.
  • Mortification of Spin: Anonymous Christian Anyone?

    11/08/2013 7:40:14 PM PST · by raynearhood · 2 replies
    Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals ^ | June 25, 2013 | Carl Trueman and Todd Pruitt
    Is there such a thing as a tan Englishman? Todd and Carl debate the issue momentarily before focusing their attention on the recent news surrounded Pope Francis' universalist comments. If you're not familiar with the term "anonymous Christian" (don't worry...we weren't either), listen in and learn how the Pope's flawed theology has been plaguing the church from Justin Martyr in the 2nd century to misguided modern day teachers like Rob Bell. Is there a difference between universalism and inclusivism? What's the real problem with the Roman Catholic Church? Our hosts will answer these questions and more in this "no guest...
  • Report: White House might expand eligibility for ObamaCare subsidies

    11/08/2013 7:38:03 PM PST · by Mike Darancette · 73 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/08/2013 | Elise Viebeck
    The White House might broaden the availability of federal discounts on healthcare coverage under ObamaCare to help consumers whose premiums are going up, according to a report. The administration is considering expanding the premium tax credits that are available to some people purchasing insurance coverage on the new exchanges, according to Huffington Post.
  • Cruz: Iran Deal 'Dangerous for America'

    11/08/2013 7:30:22 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 21 replies
    weeklystandard.com ^ | November 08, 2013 | DANIEL HALPER
    Senator Ted Cruz says that the proposed U.S.-Iran deal is "dangerous for America." He made the comments in a prepared statement sent out today by his Senate office. Ted Cruz “If the reports are correct, this is a terrible deal, and it is dangerous for America. The prospect of Iran acquiring nuclear weapon capacity is the gravest national security threat we face, yet it appears that this 'deal' does not require Iran to dismantle even a single centrifuge or turn over even a single pound of enriched uranium. To lift economic sanctions on Iran in exchange for an amorphous promise...
  • 3D Printers That Build Entire Houses: Aims To Print 2,500 Square-Foot-Homes In 20 Hours [Video]

    11/08/2013 7:25:24 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 52 replies
    International Business Times ^ | October 29, 2013 | Ryan W. Neal
    Could 3D printing help solve the world's shelter crises? At a TED talk in Ojai, Calif., Behrokh Khoshnevis, director of the Manufacturing Engineering Graduate Program at the University of Southern California, said nearly 1 billion people in the world don’t have access to adequate shelter, a situation that breeds poverty, disease, illiteracy, crime and overpopulation. To address this problem, Khoshnevis is developing a process called Contour Crafting to use 3D printing technology to build entire houses. Khoshnevis said the giant 3D printers his team is developing can build a 2,500-square-foot house in as little as 20 hours. The Contour Crafting...
  • Ayotte: Scott Brown Would Be ‘Very Strong Candidate’ for Senate in N.H.

    11/08/2013 7:24:17 PM PST · by ClaytonP · 60 replies
    Roll Call ^ | 11-8-2013
    The Boston Globe reported Friday that national Republicans are actively recruiting former Massachusetts Sen. Scott P. Brown to run again — this time in New Hampshire.With former Rep. Charles Bass the latest Republican to take a pass on the Senate race, the party is still in search of a top-tier challenger to take on Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen. National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairman Jerry Moran told the Globe that despite the speculation that Brown is simply flirting with a bid, he doesn’t think the former senator “is just fooling around.”Of course, a successful Brown Senate bid would be nearly unprecedented....
  • NRA beat Bloomberg anti-gun group in 65 of 67 Va. delegate races

    11/08/2013 7:18:34 PM PST · by neverdem · 20 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | November 8, 2013 | Paul Bedard
    Nearly 10 percent of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s anti-gun group Mayors Against Illegal Guns retired from their job or were sacked in Tuesday’s elections, including the organization’s two leaders: Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino. Some 95 key members of the group that targets and criticizes lawmakers backed by the National Rifle Association are losing their title of “mayor.” According to an election review of Bloomberg's membership list of about 1,000, three quit the group, 69 retired from their jobs, and 23 were rejected by voters.On the retirement list: Bloomberg and Menino.Among the defeated members of Mayors Against Illegal...
  • TOM CRUISE: My Job's As Hard As FIGHTING IN AFGHANISTAN

    11/08/2013 7:16:17 PM PST · by LSUfan · 64 replies
    TMZ ^ | 8 Nov 13 | Unattributed
    Tom Cruise not only thinks he trains harder than Olympic athletes, he believes his job as a professional actor is as grueling as fighting the war in Afghanistan -- this according to legal docs obtained by TMZ. As we reported, Cruise recently sat for a deposition in his $50 million libel suit against a magazine publisher that claimed he abandoned daughter Suri -- and his quotes are GOLD. First, the Middle East -- Tom says his location shoots are just like serving a tour in Afghanistan, "That's what it feels like. And certainly on this last movie, it was brutal....
  • ‘Stand Your Ground’ and Warning Shots Survive Hearing (Florida, anti-gun forces lose again)

    11/08/2013 7:04:06 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    The Root ^ | November 8, 2013 | Stephen A. Crockett, Jr.
    Grace Miranda and other supporters of Trayvon Martin rally in front of Florida Sen. Marco Rubio’s office to ask him to retract his support for the state’s “Stand your ground” gun law in April 2012. A panel of Florida lawmakers shot down a proposal to repeal the state's "Stand your ground" law but approved an amendment to allow immunity for those who fire a warning shot, the Tampa Bay Times reports. Nearly 300 people attended the vote to give their opinion on the controversial law that has been in the national spotlight and under intense scrutiny since the shooting of...
  • Four couples sue to overturn Idaho ban on same-sex marriage

    11/08/2013 7:01:31 PM PST · by massmike · 19 replies
    latimes.com ^ | 11/08/2013 | Michael Muskal
    Idaho has become the latest state in which same-sex couples are seeking to have the right of marriage, after two couples that married elsewhere joined two couples who want to wed and filed suit against the state on Friday. The suit, supported by the National Center for Lesbian Rights in San Francisco, was filed in U.S. District Court against Idaho Gov. C.L "Butch" Otter and Chris Rich, the clerk in Ada County, where the couples were denied marriage licenses. Idaho’s constitution was amended in 2006 to include a provision that heterosexual marriage is the only legal form of the union....
  • CNN on spending spree to rebuild channel (Throws In Towel On News Biz)

    11/08/2013 6:54:00 PM PST · by My Favorite Headache · 72 replies
    Capital New York ^ | 11/8/2013 | Alex Weprin
    CNN is planning a substantial investment in new programming, with a heavy emphasis on acquiring unscripted shows by outside producers in the vein of “Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown” and films like “Blackfish.” The strategy, which is now being touted to analysts and investors, will hamper CNN's revenue but is meant to shore up its viewership in key demographics and reduce its dependence on coverage of big breaking news stories to attract viewers and advertisers. As a start, Bourdain may be getting a CNN talk show on top of his Sunday evening "Parts Unknown" program. A live special to be hosted...
  • David Cameron damaged the Tories by rushing gay marriage, warns Defense Secretary Philip Hammond

    11/08/2013 6:48:50 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 11:57 EST, 8 November 2013 | Matt Chorley
    David Cameron’s rush to legalise gay marriage left Conservatives “shocked”, a senior Cabinet minister claimed today. Defense Secretary Philip Hammond warned “tumultuous” row was “damaging” for the Tories because the Prime Minister appeared not to care what grassroots activists thought. … Mr. Cameron has admitted gay marriage has been deeply unpopular within Tory ranks, but insisted it was the right thing to do. When the controversial legislation became law, he spoke of his pride that gay boys at school worried about being bullied would see Parliament declaring that “their love is the same as everyone else’s love”. …
  • Milton Friedman, Bad Laws and Tax Evasion

    11/08/2013 6:44:22 PM PST · by Enza Ferreri · 3 replies
    Enza Ferreri Blog ^ | 8 November 2013 | Enza Ferreri
    In the video that you can see by clicking on the "Enza Ferreri Blog" link above, entitled "Incentives for Immoral Behavior", the American economist Professor Milton Friedman explains how there are fundamentally two types of law: those that are regarded as moral and just by the vast majority of people, and those which are not. The former group of laws are generally obeyed because they speak to the inner moral sense of the population, the latter have a high rate of violations. Obviously, the greater the number of laws and regulations, the higher the number of them that will be...
  • Seniors lose insurance and doctors under Obamacare [Thank you, AARP /sarc]

    11/08/2013 6:43:37 PM PST · by markomalley · 48 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 11/8/2013 | Evan Gahr
    Retired chemist Edward Schokowitz was incredulous when he received a letter from Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey early last month saying his Medicare Advantage Plan, which had no premium, would be eliminated next year.“They took all the senior citizens and threw us out of the plan. They now want to give us the same plan for $153 [per month],” he told the Daily Caller. “The President said you can’t be kicked out of your plan. He lies.”Schokowitz is one of many Medicare beneficiaries now learning that — like Americans who buy insurance on the individual market —...
  • Randolph Smith, 'pissed' at wife, leaves phony bomb on kitchen counter

    11/08/2013 6:34:56 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 14 replies
    WPBF.COM ^ | 08 NOVEMBER 2013 | WPBF.COM
    A Vero Beach man who was angry with his wife left a phony bomb on a kitchen counter, an Indian River County Sheriff's Office spokesman said Friday. Randolph Smith, 51, was arrested on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, planting a hoax bomb and resisting arrest without violence. Thursday night, deputies received a call from a woman who said her husband left a gray pipe with a wire protruding from one end on the kitchen counter. There were several hand-written notes on the counter, including one that read, "This is (an) explosive. (It's) a bomb." Smith's wife told...
  • Gay marriage passage in Illinois could influence Indiana debate

    11/08/2013 6:31:36 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 9 replies
    ABC 7.COM ^ | 07 NOVEMBER 2013 | AP
    November 7, 2013 (INDIANAPOLIS) -- Opponents of a push to amend Indiana's gay marriage ban into the state constitution say adjacent Illinois' approval of same-sex marriage could help their cause. Indiana gay marriage amendment opponent Rick Sutton of Indiana Equality Action says the Illinois legislature's approval of the gay marriage bill is a "monumental" victory. He tells The Indianapolis Star that Illinois' move could boost gay-rights advocates fighting Indiana's proposed amendment. But amendment supporter Curt Smith of the Indiana Family Institute predicts that Indiana will feel little effect from Illinois' pending law, which awaits Gov. Pat Quinn's signature.
  • DUmmie FUnnies 11-08-13 (ObamaCare Confession Booth)

    11/08/2013 6:28:48 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 11 replies
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | November 8, 2013 | PJ-Comix
    Being a compassionate conservative I have taken pity on all those liberals out there who must feel like FOOLS for supporting ObamaCare especially if their insurance plans have been cancelled and replaced with much higher premiums as happened to that idiot Dylan Ratigan, former MSDNC host. As a way to wash away their incredible feeling of guilt and foolishness for having supported the worst piece of legislation ever, I have suggested the establishment of ObamaCare Confession Booths as you can see in this VIDEO. It is recommended that the liberal supplicants demonstrate their sincerity by wearing DUnce caps while...
  • Swastikas, Slurs and Torment in Town’s Schools

    11/08/2013 6:27:36 PM PST · by Conscience of a Conservative · 20 replies
    NY Times ^ | November 8, 2013 | Benjamin Weiser
    The swastikas, the students recalled, seemed to be everywhere: on walls, desks, lockers, textbooks, computer screens, a playground slide — even on a student’s face. . . . At that point, a pickup truck pulled up nearby, and a man emerged. The man, John Barker, 42, a mechanic, cautioned that “everybody watches out for everybody.” When asked about the presence of Jewish families, he blurted out, “We don’t want them in our town.” “They can’t drive, for number one — and they already have Sullivan County. Who really wants them here? They don’t belong here.”