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Activists to take on Capitol Hill: Lay off our milk, lemonade

August 17, 2012

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(WASHINGTON TIMES) Milk and lemonade may seem like the staples of youthful innocence, but on Saturday a group of activists hope to turn them into the tools of protests when they take to the Capitol to demand the government stop interfering in sales of fresh milk and stop shutting down kids’ lemonade stands. The Raw […]

Unemployment rose in 44 states last month

August 17, 2012

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(WASHINGTON TIMES) — Unemployment rates rose in 44 U.S. states in July, the most states to show a monthly increase in more than three years and a reflection of weak hiring nationwide. The Labor Department said Friday that unemployment rates fell in only two states and were unchanged in four. Unemployment rates rose in nine […]

Iran: Israel’s existence ”insult to all humanity”

August 17, 2012

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(AP NEWS) — Israel’s existence is an “insult to all humanity,” Iran’s president said Friday in one of his sharpest attacks yet against the Jewish state, as Israel openly debates whether to attack Iran over its nuclear program. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said confronting Israel is an effort to “protect the dignity of all human beings.” “The […]

Cockroach Ahmadinejad: Israel Will Soon Be Destroyed

August 17, 2012

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(AFP) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told an annual anti-Israel protest in Tehran on Friday that the Jewish state was a “cancerous tumour” that will soon be excised, drawing a strong US rebuke. US National Security Council spokesman Tommy Vietor told AFP that if Iran was as concerned about human rights as Ahmadinejad said in his […]

Radical Left ‘Catholics for Obama’ Push Alinsky ‘Social Justice’ Ideology

August 17, 2012

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Excerpted from BIG GOVERNMENT: On Monday, two days after Mitt Romney selected Paul Ryan, a pro-life Catholic as his Vice Presidential running mate, the Obama campaign announced the leadership team for the 2012 version of “Catholics for Obama.” The group is dominated by radical left wing intellectuals and politicians who promote the “social justice” ideology […]

Army Suicides Set Record

August 17, 2012

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(POLITICO) Army suicides hit a new single-month record in July, when 38 active-duty and reserve soldiers took their own lives, according to official figures released Thursday. The toll, up from 24 in June, prompted a wave of renewed anger and frustration among Pentagon leaders and veterans advocates. “I was pretty shocked when I saw the […]

July Deadliest Month Of 2012 For our Troops

August 17, 2012

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(AP NEWS) At least 1,961 U.S. service personnel have been killed in Afghanistan over the course of the 11-year war. Casualties rose steadily each year before reaching a peak in 2010 when 492 personnel were killed. There has been a slight decrease in casualties since then, with 398 killed in 2011, and at least 219 […]