Monthly Archives: June, 2014

Student loan interest rates to increase

On Tuesday, interest rates go up for students taking out new federal loans. This hike is relatively minimal but could foreshadow more increases to come. The change stems from a high-profile, bipartisan deal brokered last year by Congress and signed by President Barack Obama that ties the rates to the financial markets.

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Supreme Court rules against unions in home health care worker case

On Monday, the US Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that public-sector unions in Illinois cannot collect fees from home health care workers who don’t want to be part of a union. The ruling is a setback for labor unions that have boosted their bargaining power — as well as their bank balance — in states like …

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Hobby Lobby case: Court curbs contraception mandate

Mark another notch on the wall for all religious based businesses.  Bet Obummer is p***ed.  The US Supreme Court has ruled a Christian-owned company can claim a religious exemption to a law requiring employers to pay for their workers’ contraception. I really don’t see what all the fuss is about, in the first place.  Contraception …

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Missing Israeli teens found dead near Hebron

The 3 Israeli teenagers, one whom had dual US-Israeli citizenship, that  went missing earlier this month in the West Bank have been found dead. An Israeli military spokesman said their bodies were found in a pit near the village of Halhul.

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Obama to Seek $2 Billion to Deal with Illegal Surge on Border

Obama plans to ask congress for $2 billion to help stop the influx of illegals crossing into this country, a problem, he himself created by signing an executive order to allow kids to remain.  He plans to play on our sympathy by saying this is for humanitarian reasons.

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Patriots Hotline Founder: We’re Forming a Human Chain to Stop Illegals

Militia members and other concerned U.S. citizens are converging on the border town of Laredo, Texas, on Friday to create a blockade against illegal immigrants crossing into the United States, the organizer of the human chain and protest said on Newsmax TV‘s “MidPoint.”

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Mike Rogers: Benghazi Suspect Should Be Treated as Combatant, Not Criminal

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers is glad a Libyan militant charged in the 2012 Benghazi attacks has been captured, but says bringing him back to the United States to face trial creates a “whole new host of questions for us.”

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Border Patrol Units Overwhelmed in Rio Grande Valley

The surge of illegals crossing our border still hasn’t slowed down.  As a result, border agents have their hands full.  And there is no indication that the crossings are slowing down.  Simple solution, send the troops to secure the border.

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Top Republican alleges Obama ‘trampling’ on authority of Congress, backs lawsuit

On Sunday the Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee charged that President Obama is “trampling upon” the constitutional authority granted to Congress, as he defended Speaker John Boehner’s decision to file a lawsuit against the president for allegedly exceeding his authority.

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Democrats in Senate afraid to vote on legislation in an election year

Democrats in the Senate are living in fear of losing senate seats, should they vote for legislation that goes against the will of the people.  Senate leaders are going to remarkable lengths to protect endangered Democrats from casting tough votes and to deny Republicans legislative victories in the midst of the campaign. The phobia means …

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