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Dana Perino: Obama’s Speech Defies Logic, Fact

Dana Perino was as close as anyone from Fox News was going to get when it came to supporting President Obama’s executive action on immigration before his speech on Thursday. The Fox Five co-host said of his assumed plans, “I don’t think that we’ll have the answer to the constitutional question for years. And at this point, I think the …

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Dana Perino: Obama’s Plan “Defies Logic”

Dana Perino, former White House press secretary, went on America’s Newsroom after President Obama’s speech announcing his plan to grant “deferred action” status to two illegal immigrant groups. She was there to discuss, not only Obama’s announcement, but also Speaker of the House John Boehner’s reaction to the announcement. He said that Obama’s intent to impose executive action, and therefore …

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Obamacare In Trouble If Senate Goes Republican

Obamacare, also known as the Affordable Care Act (or ACA), has a pretty sketchy future should the elections next week yield a Republican Senate. This could make things a lot easier for opponents of the controversial Obamacare law. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) revealed that, unsurprisingly, his aim is focused on getting rid of Obamacare. If Republicans take over the …

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Dear White People: Too Controversial For Mainstream (White) Audiences?

Dear White People is one of the most perfectly timed movies in American history. As Dear White People arrives in theaters, there will likely be protesting and riots in the streets of Missouri over two black teens fatally shot by police in recent months. It will come at a time when some Americans ask themselves if their Ebola fears are …

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Flood Insurance: Is Congress Doing Enough To Fight Rising Costs?

The Federal Emergency Management Agency rolled out new flood maps to show which Americans live in areas more prone to flooding and therefore require flood insurance coverage. The map sent flood insurance rates through the roof in certain locations. Jack Crook and his wife are having to cope with their insurance costs jumping from $350 per year to $1,800 per …

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Elizabeth Warren Calls For Probe Into The Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Elizabeth Warren, United States senator from Massachusetts, has called for an investigation into the relationships the Federal Reserve Bank of New York has with the financial institutions it regulates. Whistler-blower Carmen Segarra gave secret tapes to “This American Life”. The program published them, and they seemed to suggested that the Fed has been far too deferential in its regulatory duties. …

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Joni Ernst Pulls Ahead Of Bruce Braley In Latest Quinnipiac Iowa Senate Poll

Quinnipiac University has released a poll that places Republican candidate Joni Ernst six points ahead of her Democratic challenger, Bruce Braley, to replace Tom Harkin as the U.S. Senator from Iowa. Why would Iowans be favoring Ernst? Assistant director of the Quinnipiac University poll, Peter A. Brown, gave his opinion on the matter: “The tale of independent voters tells you …

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Wendy Davis Responds To Attack Ads With More Attack Ads

Wendy Davis is going head to head with her opponent, Greg Abbott, in Texas’ gubernatorial race. Dueling accusations are being thrown and deflected on the part of both campaigns. The attack ads are out in force. Davis’ latest ad accuses Attorney General Abbot of covering up a sexual abuse scandal in the West Texas State School. Meanwhile, Abbot released his …

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Loch Ness Monster Supposedly Says “No” To Scottish Independence

Perhaps there are some Scottish citizens that remain unsure of exactly how they intend to vote this week. Who better to consult than a long-time Scotland native? According to images (which may or may not have been heavily photoshopped), the Loch Ness Monster has been on a campaign of her own in recent days. First the creature was allegedly spotted …

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Al Franken Pens Letter To DOJ On ISIS Recruitment

Al Franken has taken a bit of a stand recently to bring attention to ISIS (also known as ISIL or the Islamic state) efforts to recruit members inside the US and to disallow those who have associations with the terror group to return to the US, according to CBS. He stated, “In my experience, no one is more upset about …

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USS Houston Wreck Found in Pacific Ocean

On the night of February 28, 1942, the USS Houston, nicknamed “The Galloping Ghost of the Java Coast,” was engaged in a naval skirmish in the Battle of Sunda Strait off the coast of Java. The battle was precipitated by a Japanese attempt to invade the island of Java on February 27, an attempt that was halted by the efforts …

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USS Iwo Jima Relocated to Jacksonville, Florida

In 2001, the United States Navy built its last ever conventionally powered steam ship, the USS Iwo Jima. Along with featuring two geared steam turbines which churn out 70,000 horsepower, the ship was equipped with four missile launchers, two .50-caliber machine guns, and two 600 pound boilers. The USS Iwo Jima is the seventh Wasp class ship of its particular …

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