Monthly Archives: February, 2011

Seattle Accused of Training ‘Good Little Socialist’ Cops

In Seattle Washington, the police are becoming famous for all the wrong reasons, and even being called socialist by one of its own.  First time, there was the the African American jaywalker who tussled with a white officer and ended up getting punched in the face. Then came several more cases of officers using questionable …

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UK- Christian couple loses court case to foster kids over anti gay beliefs

And once again, we have Christianity under attack.  A Christian couple in the UK, who oppose the gay lifestyle, today lost a High Court battle over the right to become foster carers.  Eunice and Owen Johns, aged 62 and 65, from Oakwood, Derby, went to court after a social worker expressed concerns when they said …

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Canadian hospital receives threats over Baby Joseph

The Canadian hospital at the center of the controversy over the Baby Joseph case, has been receiving threats sent via email and phone calls, reported the Toronto Sun. Many of these threats have been said to come from the U.S.  As a result, the London Health Sciences Centre in London, Ontario, has since beefed up …

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Issa issues first subpoena to Obama over Freedom of Information Act

House Oversight Chair Darrell Issa, has just sent the Obama Administration his first subpoena and they aren’t after Climategate, or misspent TARP funds, or ACORN.  or any other conservative pet issue.  Issa promised this year, to dispatch 280 investigations into the White House, and first on his list is to find out whether or not …

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NY – 1,500 Teachers Get Paid for Union Work While Missing Class

Could it get any better?  Is it any wonder taxpayers are mad?  In New York, you will get one teacher, for the price of two.  The Department of Education pays about 1,500 teachers for the time they spend on union activities, while at the same time, they pay substitutes to replace them in the classroom.  …

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British Pension Industry Warns of Early Access

The plan to allow people take money out of their pensions in their 30s could increase dependency on the state, according to one industry group.  The National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF), which represents 1,200 schemes, says the proposals could leave people short of funds in retirement.  But the government is considering the plan anyway, …

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Feds send healthcare funds to worried states

On Thursday the federal government sent funds to help states evaluate health insurance rates and run preventive medicine programs, just as many state officials worry they cannot afford to carry out reforms included in the massive healthcare law.  In the beginning of August states will then be able to apply for a three year grant …

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Cantor sees Social Security Reform soon

In about a month, Republican proposals to reform both Social Security and Medicare may be ready, says Eric Cantor, No 2 Republican in the House.  House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said the Republican “prescription” on entitlement reform would be included in budget proposals it expects to release in March or early April. Cantor said the …

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Justices hear dispute over child abuse cases

Child protections services and an Oregon deputy sheriff, eight years ago, removed a nine year old girl from her classroom and questioned her at length as to whether her father had sexually abused her.  And no matter what she said, they wouldn’t take no for an answer, so she falsely incriminated her father.  So on …

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Cantor tells Senate Dems to Stop Playing Chicken

Last week, the House worked until 4 am in the morning, going through a bill to fund the government through September 30 and shave $61 billion from the deficit.  This was to avoid a potential government shutdown on March 4.  That’s when the government runs out of money.  And on Friday, the House will meet …

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