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Pentagon to commanders: Prioritize Climate Change in all actions

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You read the headline correctly. And no, it’s not a satire piece from The Onion. The Pentagon has ordered the commanders of the great US military to prioritize climate change in everything they do. Certainly, at this point, even die-hard progressives must begin questioning the competence of the Obama administration (if not the sanity of Obama himself). From The Washington …

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State of California to Cam Newton: Sorry you lost, now give us $160k in taxes for playing here

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Cam Newton just lost the Super Bowl. And, unfortunately, he will have to write a check to the State of California for $159k for playing one, 3-hour game there. From Forbes: Remember when Peyton Manning paid New Jersey nearly $47,000 in taxes two years ago on his Super Bowl earnings of $46,000? Manning has nothing on the state taxes facing …

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Obama proposes new $10-per-barrel tax on oil

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You know what would be totally great for our struggling economy? A new tax on energy-producing products. Yep. That should be *great*. From the USA Today: Consumers will likely pay the price for President Obama’s proposed $10 tax per-barrel of oil, an administration official and a prominent analyst said Thursday. Energy companies will simply pass along the cost to consumers, …

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Surprise! Data shows job markets grinding to a halt in cities with recent minimum wage hikes

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People who don’t understand economics will be thoroughly baffled by this new data. As it turns out, when salaries are based on anything but fair market value, job markets take a dive. Government bureaucrats and labor union lobbyists fail to understand this time and time again, and the people who stand in the picket lines demanding a higher wage don’t realize that they’re really killing their own chances of getting a job at all.

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Congress falls short of overriding President’s veto of bill funding Planned Parenthood

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Congress failed to garner enough votes to stop the bill that would have removed funding for the abortion mill, Planned Parenthood. As of now, Americans, even ones who are staunchly opposed to it, are still forced to pay for abortions. From Life Site News: The House of Representatives has failed to override President Obama’s veto of a bill to defund Planned Parenthood. The …