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Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Virginia's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

This decision is the first rejection of a same-sex marriage ban handed down in a southern state.

“We recognize that same-sex marriage makes some people deeply uncomfortable.

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NANCY PELOSI: 'WE CANNOT HAVE DEPORTATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION'

During a House Democrat hearing Tuesday, Rep. Nancy Pelosi said, “It’s not just about having a heart; it’s about having a soul,” after detained, immigrant children finished testifying. 81 more words

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A Dangerous World Needs American Adult Leadership - President Obama Can Provide This

President Obama is quite possibly the best US President on domestic affairs since Franklin Roosevelt. Harry Truman and Lyndon Johnson would be the other contenders for that honor (though it must be stated that some of Obama’s domestic successes have been due to a degree of Executive overreach something we can discuss another time). 1,012 more words

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Government’s licence-to-drill consultation ignored vast majority of responses

30th July 2014

Ministers ignored the views of the vast majority of people and organisations who responded to the government consultation on new oil and gas drilling licences.

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The Jewish Problem

Civilized people, of whom there seems to be a shortage these days whereever lefties and other tyrants and fascists meet to rant and bully against conservatives, people of JudeoChristian faith and those of us who believe in justice and the right of Israel to exist, must stand stronger together now than ever to help our brothers and sisters abroad defending there own lives, and Tel Aviv’s existence as well. 924 more words

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GOP PROPOSES SECOND WALL STREET BAILOUT

According to a recent article in Forbes.com, more than 60 percent of stock owners believe the market is rigged for insiders. They favor stricter regulations on financial institutions and nearly 90 percent believe the federal government has failed to limit the power of Wall Street. 443 more words

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Despite Earlier Setbacks, the VA Reform Bill is Moving Forward

Here are two points that the compromise bill addresses. (Read the CBS News article here.)

  • The bill allows veterans who have been waiting more than 30 days for treatment or who live more than 40 miles from a VA facility to seek treatment from a private physician.
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