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Home Sweet Home in Freight Shipping Containers
 By Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh Full Story

While the world is sizzling and percolating in conflicts and wars, and U.S. is roiling in manufactured crisis after crisis, real or imagined emergencies, overwhelmed by the constant invasion of illegal immigrants, The Washington Post writes on the front page, “Thinking inside the box on D.C. housing costs,” living in repurposed dinged freight shipping containers. Two days before, Deborah K. Dietsch featured “Thinking big in a small way.” (Michael Laris, July 21, 2014)

Democrats Led By Obama and Harry Reid Determined to Scuttle USA
 By Jerry McConnell Full Story

It has been obvious for a long time, at least getting close to six years since the incredibly unfortunate date of January 20, 2009, when Barack Obama was illegally sworn in as our 44th president, though unchallenged proof of his eligibility has yet to be presented.  Oh, yes, phony paperwork, badly handled and mismanaged, has been presented at times by the usurper himself, but it has always been exposed for the fraudulent state that it is in.

Statism is the Disease, Fueled by Human Nature
 By Douglas V. Gibbs Full Story

In 1787 a group of delegates met in Philadelphia to create a new government, one based on limiting principles, individualism, and the concept that as free men our rights are natural rights given to us by Nature’s God.  Government, the founders determined, is necessary, but is also always prone to becoming tyrannical.  The way to best guard against the rise of tyranny is to divide power at all opportunity, and to create checks and balances to ensure the powerful do not collude with other parts of government, or that a minority of ruling elitists somehow gain control of the system and use it to force their will upon the people.

A Great Plan to Replace the EPA
 By Alan Caruba Full Story

For years now I have been saying that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) must be eliminated and its powers given to the fifty states, all of which have their own departments of environmental protection. Until now, however, there has been no plan put forth to do so.

Do we really want a parallel Sharia Compliant Economic System in the West?
 By Diane Weber Bederman Full Story

I discovered, quite by accident, that there is a Muslim based economy developing in Canada: Halal and Sharia Compliant Investments, with their own laws specific to Sharia law. It has been developing rather quietly for several years. I found a reference to the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Sharia compliant laws from 2011 on Blogwrath  after I had already lodged my own complaint with CIBC regarding these investments. I never heard back from CIBC but I did get a notification from Twitter that I was now being followed by the investment broker whom I had reported.

Calgary: Pro-Palestinian protesters aren't the problem, the cops are
 By Arthur Weinreb Full Story

As Canada Free Press reported, Pro-Palestinian demonstrations have taken place in many cities and countries throughout the West. These protests occasionally turned violent as did the one held last Friday in Calgary, Alberta. But what happened in Calgary was different.

Trudeau’s Support for Israel Undermined by Liberal Nominee Kang at Calgary Anti-Israel Hate Rally
 By Mitch Wolfe Full Story

Recently, Marc Garneau, Liberal foreign affairs critic, shared the stage with Conservative Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird at a rally in Ottawa in support of the people of Israel.

Congress must pass the OSS Gold Medal Bill
 By Neil W. McCabe Full Story

As our Second World War veterans pass to their eternal rewards, members of Congress are moving to recognize the most secretive of the veterans, the men and women of the Office of Strategic Services.

ObamaCare's Murky Future
 By Arnold Ahlert Full Story

A pair of federal Appeals Court rulings have sown further confusion regarding ObamaCare, even as they illuminate stark differences in ideologically-inspired interpretations of the law. First, a three-judge panel from the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 that Americans are not entitled to subsidies for their healthcare premiums if they live in a state where the federal government set up a healthcare exchange.

Obama to the rescue – of Hamas
 By Caroline Glick Full Story

Operation Protective Edge is now two weeks old. Since the ground offensive began Thursday night, we have begun to get a better picture of just how dangerous Hamas has become in the nine years since Israel withdrew from the Gaza Strip. And what we have learned is that the time has come to take care of this problem. It cannot be allowed to fester or grow anymore.

Why Does Anyone Defend Hamas And The Palestinian Culture Of Death?
 By Dave Huntwork Full Story

“Why in God’s name does anyone show sympathy, and support for a terrorist organization?” -  Former Congressman Allen West

Federal Court Says Obamacare Subsidies Illegal -- what next?
 By Alan Joel Full Story
Federal Court Says Obamacare Subsidies Illegal -- what next?

A federal appeals court handed down a ruling this morning that could be problematic for ObamaCare. As just reported, “A judicial panel in a 2-1 ruling said such subsidies can be granted only to those people who bought insurance in an ObamaCare exchange run by an individual state or the District of Columbia—not on the federally run exchange” You can read the entire appeal here.

There is a sickness festering in Calgary, Alberta
 By Diane Weber Bederman Full Story

On Friday July 18, a Pro-Palestinian demonstration took place in Calgary. The organizer of this event was the University of Calgary student club “Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights” whose current president Ala’a Hamdan recently said “My body and soul are ready to fight and die,” and “This land will be proud that Palestinian babies are born men and women ready to spill their blood.” In a fictional battle hymn written to a son, Ms. Hamdan also wrote: “I will soak a koffiah with your blood and save it to show to your siblings ... I will be named the mother of the martyr.”  Featured speaker at the anti-Israel rally was Alberta Liberal MLA Darshan Kang who will be running for the federal Liberal Party.

True Life never a Hollywood script
 By Judi McLeod Full Story

For all of those out there who are humming the precipitate Swan Song called ‘America is dead and finished’, stuff a sock in it.

Bare Bones of the Planning of Revolution
 By Timothy Birdnow Full Story

On June 28 in 2009, José Manuel Zelaya Rosales was prevented from staging a coup d’etat in Honduras by the Honduran military. Zelaya, a Hugo Chavez wannabee, dreamed of extending his term of office beyond the constitutionally allowable two terms, and he was proceeding with a “referendum” to grant him a third term. The constitution of Honduras did not allow for this, and in fact any president so proposing another term immediately forfeited his office. The Honduran supreme court, at the behest of the national congress,  asked the military to forcibly remove the renegade, and the military (quite properly) acted to remove a would-be dictator. American liberals called it a coup and demanded Zelaya’s reinstatement.

Texas to Take Action on Obama’s Border Crisis
 By Arnold Ahlert Full Story

Texas Governor Rick Perry announced Monday afternoon that he is sending 1,000 members of the Texas National Guard to the U.S.-Mexican border. “Over the years I have repeatedly called on the federal government to live up to its responsibility of protecting this great nation by securing the border,” said Perry, who added that he will “not stand idly by while our citizens are under assault and little children from Central America are detained in squalor.”


The Nexus of Illegal Drugs and Illegal Immigration
 By Alan Caruba Full Story

A blow to Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood as Israel crushes Hamas
 By Dr. Ashraf Ramelah Full Story
A blow to Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood as Israel crushes Hamas

A few weeks ago shocking news arrived from Israel regarding the kidnapping of three young men. As news first circulated around the world, Israelis braced for the worst and prayed prayers for the safe delivery of the Israeli captives. How would this menacing action unfold for the victims and the country?

Terrorist supporters behind the ‘Israel must die, long live Palestine’ mobs
 By Judi McLeod Full Story

While frightened little school children in Israel hide under their desks during Palestinian rocket attacks, street mobs in the rest of the world are chanting “Israel must die, long live Palestine” over and over again in raucous voices growing louder.

American & Canadian Politics

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Liberty or Laws? — Militia in Aid of Our Neighbor
 By Gary Hunt   --American Freedom
The Texas laws and Constitution notwithstanding, the nature of the Union of States under the federal Constitution afford you that protection
Federal Lands Deserve an Energy Boom, Too
 By Institute for Energy Research   --Global Warming-Energy-Environment
Federal lands, natural gas, Obama, OCS, oil, Outer Continental Shelf
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 By News on the Net   --Life-Pets-Gardens-Food
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Obamacare Official Gets Ethics Waiver as Former Company Faces Scrutiny
 By Heritage Foundation--Melissa Quinn   --American Healthcare
Slavitt’s new high-ranking post at CMS as well as OptumInsight/QSSI’s participation with has raised red flags for Republican lawmakers
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 By News on the Net   --World News
Chinese officialdom is in turmoil

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 By Robert Laurie   --Gun Control - Second Amendment

Maryland enacts 'common sense job control.'

Debbie Wasserman Schultz goes on TV and embarrasses herself - again
 By Robert Laurie   --American Politics

Facts? What facts? She don't need no stinking facts!

Black conservatives in demand . . . I should know (and I do)
 By Herman Cain   --American Politics

Those looking to silence us have good reason to be terrified.

Georgia Senate runoff: Real solutions guy takes down the GOP establishment
 By Herman Cain   --American Politics

Congratulations David Perdue . . . and Georgia voters, for seeing past the lies!

VIDEO: Rick Perry reveals that Obama threatened governors at recent meeting
 By Dan Calabrese   --American Politics

Petulant president.

Did Ben Carson just tip his hand about a 2016 presidential bid?
 By Robert Laurie   --American Politics

Will he? Won't he? Suspense!

University of Aberdeen commissions expert artist
 By Tim Saunders   --Life-Pets-Gardens-Food
Peter Thwaites from Dorset
The surprising duo behind the Hamas missile map
 By Guest Column--Israel21c   --Science-Technology
A Belgian-Israeli Jew and a Dutch Muslim developed Israel Under Attack, a new computer tool for mapping rocket trajectories from Gaza.
Slaying Deficits: Timing is Key for Ontario and Ottawa
 By C.D. Howe Institute   --Canada
“Ontario’s decision to delay attention in reducing the province’s budget deficit is a risky strategy,”
Deep Oceans Cooling For The Past 20 Years
 By Guest Column--Dr. Benny Peiser   --Global Warming-Energy-Environment
Britain Won’t Sign New Climate Treaty Unless China, India Agree CO2 Caps
“An Angry Republican” Part 2
 By Leigh Bravo   --American Politics
Have we become a nation where lies are the new norm and the truth no longer matters?
This Circuit Court’s Obamacare Decision Could Have Huge Consequences
 By Heritage Foundation--Elizabeth Slattery   --American Healthcare
The unaffordable, unworkable, and unfair Obamacare
Canada Should Be a Magnet for Fleeing Americans
 By Tom Barak    --Canada
There’s always a place here, such as it is, for our beloved American brethren
The geography of the global electronic waste (‘e-waste’) burden
 By American Chemical Society--Knut Breivik, Ph.D.   --Global Warming-Energy-Environment
The international flow of electronic waste disproportionately affects a handful of developing countries.
Iraq: As Christian Presence Extinguished In Mosul, Kurdistan Declares ‘safe Haven’ For C
 By News on the Net--Release International   --Christianity - Religion
Kurdistan has declared a safe-haven for Christian refugees, as Islamist militants extinguish the Christian presence in Iraq’s second city, Mosul. According to news reports, every Christian has finally been driven out of the city.
Squid sucker ring teeth material could aid reconstructive surgery, serve as eco-packaging
 By American Chemical Society--Ali Miserez, Ph.D.   --Science-Technology
Teeth on squid suckers are inspiring new materials for a wide range of applications from surgery to packaging.
Obama Misusing FAA to Pressure & Punish Israel?
 By John Lillpop   --American Politics
Does the FAA ban signal yet another example of blatant abuse of power by Barack Obama, this time against the Jewish state?
Are There “Mulligans” in Climate Policy?
 By Institute for Energy Research   --Global Warming-Energy-Environment
Climate change, greenhouse gases, intergovernmental panel on climate change, IPCC, Joe Romm, John Christy
Cuba:  Two years awaiting truth and justice for Oswaldo Paya and Harold Cepero
 By News on the Net   --World News
For years, Payá had been under constant surveillance and intimidation by State Security (Cuba’s political police) and routinely threatened with death
United States Government: Dysfunction as Proper Function of Government‏
 By Arthur Christopher Schaper   --American Politics
The United States Constitution permits the competing interests of the people, the states, and elites to strive for supremacy without succeeding exclusively.
Congratulations, EPA, you’re a C-list celeb in the Kim Kardashian iPhone game!
 By Robert Laurie   --Media - Media Bias

Yes, really. Amateur hour continues.

BREAKING: ObamaCare in big trouble as federal court nixes subsidies
 By Dan Calabrese   --American Politics

Mortal wound?

IRS soliciting for ‘media destruction services’ - needs help destroying 3200 more hard drives
 By Robert Laurie   --American Politics
IRS soliciting for 'media destruction services' - needs help destroying 3200 more hard drives


Obama Wants $4.3 Billion to Solve Border Crisis. But He Plans to Spend Only $25 Million This Year
 By Heritage Foundation--David Inserra, Romina Boccia   --American Politics
Stopping the flood of children at our borders requires better immigration enforcement policies and a president that is willing to enforce the law.
Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada Condemning Religious Persecution in Iraq
 By News on the Net   --Canada
Prime Minister Stephen Harper: “Forced conversions, by threat of death, are an egregious violation of the fundamental human right to the freedom of religion.
Top Politico columnist: Rick Perry sending National Guard to shoot small children at border
 By Robert Laurie   --Media - Media Bias
Top Politico columnist: Rick Perry sending National Guard to shoot small children at border
The brain trust at work...

Boy, the State Dept. sure seems to have a tough time not lashing out against Israel
 By Robert Laurie   --American Politics

Tweets and hot mics pose a real problem....

VIDEO: Black conservatives harassed at NAACP convention
 By Dan Calabrese   --American Politics
VIDEO: Black conservatives harassed at NAACP convention

From Miami to Minnesota, protests call attention to immigration crisis
 By Boehm   --American Politics

ACROSS THE COUNTRY: Demonstrators for the National Day of Protesting Against Immigration Reform Amnesty and Border Surge, showcase American Flags and signs Saturday on the Main Street bridge at Interstate 15 in Hesperia, Calif.

Want to end border surge? Stop flow of money to Central America, experts say
 By Marianela Toledo | Florida Watchdog   --American Politics

MAD AS HELL: Demonstrators in Indianapolis hold signs from an overpass during a protest Friday against people who immigrate illegally.

Budget blues: Moody’s downgrades Pennsylvania’s bond rating
 By Andrew Staub   --American Politics

KNOCKED DOWN: Moody’s downgraded Pennsylvania’s bond rating Monday, citing pension liabilities and a budget filled with non-recurring revenues as reasons.

Beaujolais: The Greatest Secret in Wine
 By David White   --Life-Pets-Gardens-Food
Top wines from Beaujolais can easily be found for under $25 per bottle.
Latest News on Israel and Hamas
 By News on the Net   --World News --News Headlines
Rocket Attacks, Jet Strikes, Troop Mobilization
As Russia’s Isolation Grows, Oil Companies Caught in Middle
 By Guest Column--Nick Cunningham   --Global Warming-Energy-Environment
Swept up in the international crisis are the major oil companies – BP and ExxonMobil – who fear their bottom line taking a big hit from Russia’s growing isolation
Operation Protective Edge: Legality and Legitimacy
 By INSS--Pnina Sharvit Baruch   --World News
Israel, IDF, Law and National Security
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Ford’s sample SE started life at $19,699 before options and ended up tallying a total of $26,599, which seems like a pretty reasonable price for what you get.

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