13 May 2012

Romney campaign releases new web ad to celebrate Mother’s Day

Mitt Romney’s campaign on Sunday released a new Web video with the presumptive GOP nominee’s sons paying tribute to their mother Ann Romney to celebrate Mother’s day. The four-minute ad showcases video footage and photos of the Romney children with their mother, as the sons share their favorite memories. “Looking

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13 May 2012

Romney Tells Liberty Students to Honor Family Commitments

Mitt Romney’s Mormon faith has shaped his life, but he barely mentioned it as he spoke to graduates at an evangelical Christian university Saturday. And he barely touched on hot-button social issues like abortion and gay marriage, instead offering a broad-based defense of values like family and hard work. “Culture

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13 May 2012

Obama Calls Trash Collecting a ‘Green Job’

A recent Bureau of Labor Statistics report counts 3.1 million green jobs in the U.S. economy, but the BLS defines these jobs so broadly that it includes even school bus drivers and trash collectors as “green” workers. “Cheerleaders for the president’s program of green jobs mandates and spending point to

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13 May 2012

Rasmussen Poll: Romney 50%, Obama 42%

The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Saturday shows Mitt Romney earning 50% of the vote and President Obama attracting 42% support. Four percent (4%) would vote for a third party candidate, while another three percent (3%) are undecided.

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13 May 2012

What else you don’t know about Obama boyhood

Although the Washington Post this past week featured an extensive profile of Mitt Romney’s high school days, which alleged the presidential hopeful engaged in bullying, the news media has yet to probe important aspects of Obama’s early education that may evidence later radical ties. In 2009, WND exposed Obama’s attendance

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13 May 2012

Obama-eligibility doubts cost paper’s endorsement

A blogger recently confirmed he’s behind a website offering a $10,000 reward for specific background information on Barack Obama, because the establishment media has refused to seek out school records and other documents. Now a prominent member of that establishment media is objecting to others who ask questions about Obama’s

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13 May 2012

Engineer thinks we could build a real Starship

In Star Trek lore, the first Starship Enterprise will be built by the year 2245. But today, an engineer has proposed – and outlined in meticulous detail – building a full-sized, ion-powered version of the Enterprise complete with 1G of gravity on board, and says it could be done with

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13 May 2012

GOP congressmen demand Dem apology over vote ‘against’ NYPD

New York City’s two Republican congressional representatives are calling on Democrats to apologize for backing an amendment that effectively rebuked the New York Police Department over its controversial counterterrorism tactics. Republican Reps. Peter King and Bob Turner called the vote a “shameful surrender to political correctness.” The proposal, which failed

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13 May 2012

Insurers must credit ObamaCare when giving new round of rebates, feds say

Health-insurance companies must tell customers who get a premium rebate this summer that the check is the result of the Obama administration’s health-care law, according to federal guidelines released Friday. The move is the latest sign the Obama administration is trying to draw attention to the law’s benefits before the

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13 May 2012

NC Democratic governor rips her own state for gay marriage ban: ‘We look like Mississippi’

In an interview with Greenville, N.C. NBC affiliate WITN on Friday, North Carolina’s outgoing Democratic Gov. Beverly Perdue ripped her own constituents for voting to restrict legal unions to heterosexual couples. The gay marriage ban passed by an overwhelming 62-to-38 percentage point margin, but that didn’t stop Perdue from attacking

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13 May 2012

California budget deficit has swelled to $16 billion, governor says

California’s budget deficit has swelled to a projected $16 billion — much larger than had been predicted just months ago — and will force severe cuts to schools and public safety if voters fail to approve tax increases in November, Gov. Jerry Brown said Saturday. The Democratic governor said the

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13 May 2012

Romney’s son booed, interrupted by Paul supporters at Arizona GOP convention

A speech Mitt Romney’s son gave at the state Arizona Republican Party convention was cut short by booing supporters of GOP presidential hopeful and rival Ron Paul. The Arizona Republic reports jeers from the crowded forced Josh Romney to stop repeatedly as he spoke Saturday at Grand Canyon University in

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12 May 2012

Obama: Europe Should Have Followed My Economic Lead

On Thursday, President Barack Obama said that Europe would be much better off had it just mimicked Mr. Obama’s economic moves: “We’ve still got headwinds. Europe is still … in a difficult state, partly because they didn’t take some of the decisive steps that we took early on in this

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12 May 2012

ObamaCare Coming to a Public School Near You

While many Americans are waiting to hear the Supreme Court’s ruling on ObamaCare, the Department of Health and Human Services, under Kathleen Sebelius, is operating under the philosophy that if it can roll out as much of the overreaching health law as possible before the high court’s decision, so many

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12 May 2012

GOP says it wants to focus on jobs

After a week when gay marriage dominated headlines, House Republicans on Saturday tried to put the focus back on jobs and the economy, which they view as their strong suit heading into this fall’s elections. President Obama gave his personal endorsement of same-sex marriage on Wednesday, but GOP leaders have

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12 May 2012

Obama pushes ‘common-sense’ tasks for Congress

President Obama wants Congress to move the economic recovery forward by “passing a few common-sense policies” on his “to-do list.” “It’s short, but each of the ideas on this list will help create jobs and build a stronger economy right now,” Obama said in his weekly address. The five-point list,

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12 May 2012

Family: Story about Romney prank on brother ‘factually incorrect,’ politically motivated

The family of the late classmate whom Mitt Romney allegedly bullied in high school said Friday the portrayal of their brother in new media reports is “factually incorrect” and that they are “aggrieved that he would be used to further a political agenda.” The family also said in the public

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12 May 2012

Romney to Talk Family Values

Mitt Romney is set to deliver a commencement speech Saturday at Liberty University, a big test for the likely GOP presidential candidate who will be challenged to win over tepid evangelical voters. Romney, a Mormon, will deliver the speech at the largest Christian college in the world and the heart

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12 May 2012

U.S. Remains Vulnerable to an EMP

An article recently published by the Los Angeles Times discusses how solar storms pose a grave threat to Earth. Mike Hapgood, a space weather scientist in England, says that the world is unprepared for such a storm, and one is likely to occur soon. The Heritage Foundation has led a

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12 May 2012

JPMorgan Chase Losses: No Reason for More Regulation

JPMorgan Chase’s announcement that it has lost $2 billion in a failed hedge strategy sent shock waves through the financial world yesterday. And in Washington, the reaction has had a political tone, with calls to accelerate adoption of the “Volcker Rule” limiting investments by banks. But policymakers should take a

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12 May 2012

U.S. House Considering East Coast Missile Defense

According to press reports, the House Armed Services Committee has preserved a provision in its draft of annual defense legislation that would place ballistic missile defense interceptors on the East Coast to defend U.S. territory more effectively against ballistic missile attacks, including short-range missiles carrying electromagnetic pulse (EMP) warheads that

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12 May 2012

Biden Says Corn Syrup And Coal More Deadly That Terrorism

Joe Biden claiming that coal power and corn syrup are more deadly than terrorism. The remarks will likely prove a headache for an administration that is trying to distance itself from its anti-coal image. As Scribe reported on Friday, the Obama campaign adjusted its website to promote its work with

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12 May 2012

Obama Campaign Store Merchandise: ‘My Two Dads Support OBAMA’

President Barack Obama’s reelection campaign store offers a variety of LGBT merchandise, including items such as the “My Two Dads Support Obama Onesie,” and the “I’m Out For Obama” t-shirt. On Wednesday, President Obama announced that he now supports homosexual marriage.

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12 May 2012

Gay marriage moves closer to Supreme Court

Two big cases addressing marriage rights for gays and lesbians are on track to reach the U.S. Supreme Court as soon as this year, keeping the focus on an issue President Barack Obama reignited with his endorsement this week. The cases, originating on opposite coasts, go to the heart of

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