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EPIC: GOP Maine gov. is doing something revolutionary with food stamps and welfare

A liberal’s worst nightmare, people working for money… (AJ) – Maine’s Republican governor on Wednesday launched a push to make more “able-bodied” people work for their food stamps. “People who are in need deserve a hand up, but we should not be giving able-bodied individuals a handout,’’ said Gov. Paul R. LePage. LePage will reportedly stop […]

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Pay Attention to Neil Cavuto’s Reaction When Conservative Radio Host Calls Out One of His Colleagues on the Air

Conservative radio host Mark Levin called out Fox News contributor Karl Rove during an appearance on “Cavuto” Thursday, seemingly making host Neil Cavuto a tad uncomfortable. However, the response certainly isn’t a surprise coming from Levin, who has been extremely critical of Rove and many establishment Republicans. His...

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Video: Hamas Terrorists Fire at IDF Forces From Inside Hospital — Israel Makes Them Regret It After Confirming No Civilians Inside

The Israeli military released a new video on Wednesday reportedly showing Hamas terrorists firing at IDF forces from inside a hospital that they had turned into a “command center and rocket-launching site.” Going directly against claims from Israel’s critics that the Jewish nation is unconcerned about the deaths...

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Food Stamp Program Hits Historic Low For Waste, Fox Attacks It Anyway

Fox News misleadingly attacked the federal food stamp program for being wasteful and unaccountable despite reports that the program achieved the lowest payment error rate in its history in the most recently available data. Fox New complained about the findings of a report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on quality control in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), previously known as food stamps. The USDA report clearly states that the 2012 fiscal year was "another...

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Denver PD Launches Internal Investigation Over What Police Capt. Was Caught on Video Doing After Man Ignores ‘Lawful Orders to Sit Down’

The Denver Police Department has launched an internal investigation in response to a video posted on YouTube Wednesday that shows Denver Police Capt. Joe Black shoving a man at Coors Field several times when he wouldn’t sit down. The individual who uploaded the video claims the incident...

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“Most Transparent Administration Ever” fights to keep White House racism scandal emails hidden

For those who don’t remember, here is a flashback to the Sherrod case. Breitbart’s argument is simple and straightforward: Regardless of what else is in Sherrod’s speech, the first video released on BigGovernment.com features Sherrod telling a tale of racism that is received by the NAACP audience with laughter and cheers. They weren’t cheering redemption; they were […]

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Comment: Why confused journalists don't know how to report on Jacqui Lambie

When the political media gets confused, its usual step is to imagine another world, and we saw a fair bit of that this week. Firstly we had the situation of Palmer United Party (PUP) Senator, Jacqui Lambie, in an FM radio interview joking any prospective suitor “must have heaps of cash and they’ve got to have a package between their legs”. Many, usually sensible journalists, thought the appropriate response was to imagine the reaction if a man had said something similar – such as his saying he...

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A letter to Obama

An appeal to the US president on the situation in the Middle East, Hamas and the UN Human Rights Council.

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Pregnant women face widespread workplace discrimination, report finds

The report, issued by the Australian Human Right Commission this morning, also found more than one in four fathers felt discriminated against during their partner’s pregnancy, parental leave or on return to work. The Supporting Working Parents: Pregnancy and Return to Work National Review spoke to parents during more than 50 group consultations and almost 500 private phone calls, finding that “workplaces still overwhelmingly view working while pregnant as a privilege, not a right”.

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