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Obama’s NSA Overhaul: Worth a Damn?

After an outpouring of outrage from Americans about their loss of privacy, President Obama is calling on the NSA to change how it does business. The question is, “Will this make any real difference?” At the heart of most of the debate about the NSA’s bulk phone data collection practices is something called “metadata”. Essentially, this is information commonly collected …

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John Kerry Meets with Russian Foreign Minister

Upon meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Sunday in Paris to discuss a diplomatic solution to the situation in Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that their positions are “getting closer” in alignment. Kerry had left a trip to the Middle East, but touched down in Ireland to refuel his plane, and turned around to head to …

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Hill Republicans: Tougher Action Needed For Putin

A letter authored by 8 Republican congressmen on the House Armed Services Committee urged President Obama on Wednesday to take a tougher stance against Russia’s actions. The letter comes after tensions on Capitol Hill rose due to a report that U.S. and European security agencies estimated that Russia has deployed more than 30,000 soldiers along its border with eastern Ukraine. …

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Ted Nugent Paid to Stay Away from Texas Festival

Longview, Texas station KLTV reports that firebrand rocker Ted Nugent was supposed to headline an Independence Day performance there, but has now been given the “never mind” by local officials. They even paid him half his asked-for fee to not show up, please. Longview was using a promoter to set up their second annual Independence Day Festival. That promoter had …

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Jimmy Carter: Obama Doesn’t Call Me For Advice

In a recent interview with Andrea Mitchell of NBC, former president Jimmy Carter expressed his disappointment over the fact that Obama does not seek his advice regarding foreign policies, and how to deal with the ongoing issue between Russia and Crimea. Carter, 89, was on the show Meet the Press to talk about his new book entitled A Call to …

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US Imposes Sanctions on Russia Due to Crimean Crisis

Monday morning, the White House announced its second set of sanctions imposed against Russian and Crimean government officials and “cronies” due to the recent referendum passed in Crimea announcing the region’s intentions to separate from Ukraine and join with Russia. President Obama has signed an executive order which will block the financial assets and suspend any travel visas for certain …

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Sarah Palin: A Presidential Run in 2016 is Possible

Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin has been a busy woman lately. Between promoting her latest book, preparing for a new TV show, and speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) over the weekend, Palin has had a lot on her plate. As busy as the mom and former governor is, things could get even busier, as Palin says she …

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Alyssa Mastromonaco Leaving Obama Staff

The Associated Press tell us that President Obama’s deputy chief of staff for operations, Alyssa Mastromonaco, is officially resigning from the White House. Mastromonaco was in charge of most of Obama’s schedule, the White House’s staffing as well as his event planning. She’s one of his longest standing partners– she was one of his first staff members when he moved …

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Chris Christie Slams Obama At Conference

Governor Chris Christie, who is a hopeful contender for the presidency in 2016, had some harsh words for President Obama at the Conservative Political Action Conference earlier this week, taking shots at Obama’s leadership skills while speaking about national defense. “Leadership is not about standing on the sidelines and spit-balling…We need to make sure we say we are for America …

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Chuck Schumer Pushes Drug and Immigration Reform

Lately, much attention has been brought to the plight that is heroin addiction here in the United States, with much unfortunate thanks going to the death of actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman, who died of a heroin overdose last month. The attention to heroin addiction is much-needed: Heroin abuse is the fastest-growing addiction in the United States, with first time abusers …

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Ted Nugent: Obama is a “Liar” and “Bad Man”

After conservative rocker Ted Nugent called President Obama a “subhuman mongrel” and “liar,” he promised not to call him any more names. “I won’t call him names anymore. I’m going to get right down to the nitty-gritty and identify the criminal behavior by the people abusing power in the United States government,” he said, according to the Washington Times. Last …

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‘Son of God’ Movie Cuts Satan Following Obama Controversy

Less than a year after The Bible miniseries aired on the History Channel, a film called Son of God that incorporates scenes from the series will open in theaters on February 28. One character that caused quite a bit of controversy in The Bible will be missing from Son of God, though: Satan. When Satan first appeared in The Bible …

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