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Obama Continues To Tell Catholics To Go To Hell

Although the White House believes that it placated the Catholic Church on the issue of mandatory birth control, a growing group of legislators aren't in agreement.
Seven states have filed suit against the Department of Health and Human Services' mandate that nearly all health insurance plans cover contraceptives free of charge, saying that it violates religious freedom and leaves "countless additional religious freedoms vulnerable to government intrusion

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Is the Economy Getting Better? – Survey of the Day

Over the last few months, there has been some data that suggests the sluggish economy could be improving. Mainly, the unemployment rate, which has dropped to 8.3 percent after reaching a 26-year high of 10 percent in late 2009. However, according to a new survey from Poll Postion, the public is split on whether America is entering into a period of economic recovery.

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Government Official Replaces Pre-Schoolers Lunch; Bills Mother For The Replacement Cost

Apparently the healthy lunch a California woman packed for her preschooler wasn't healthy enough;  A state agent following the mandates handed down by the  Federal government replaced it and then billed the mother for the cost.
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Who’s Struggling the Most With the Recovering Economy? – Dollars and Sense

Just about everyone was hit hard by the bad economy and had to change their lifestyles in at least some small way. Now that we’re all attempting to regain our footing, there’s actually one group of people having a harder time doing so than everyone else.

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Lawsuit Filed Against Obama Insurance Mandate

In the wake of the religious backlash against Barack Obama's heath insurance mandates (see "Obama Tells Catholics To Go To Hell"), a Catholic organization has filed suit against the law;  This marks the third such lawsuit against Obama's health care plan.
Lawyers for the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) say that the

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Obama Flip Flops On Super PAC Issue

Similar to the reversal he made during the 2008 campaign - when he was first against public financing for the general election and then for it once he became the Democratic nominee, Barack Obama is again changing course mid-stream on one of his campaign issues

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Clerical Mistake Hits Home For Social Security Chief

Inherent mistakes in the Social Security Administration's so-called "Master Death File" recently hit home with it's chief officer - resulting in a new call to fix the system.
Social Security Commissioner Michael Astrue admitted Thursday that he, personally, has experienced "the horrible thing" Americans endure when the federal government falsely declares them dead

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Obama Tells Catholics To Go To Hell

In a move that has stirred the Catholic rank and file, Barack Obama is holding fast to the demands that his health care package will place on Catholic hospitals, universities, and service centers.
The Obama administration's regulations under the health-care law requir religiously affiliated entities to provide free sterilization and contraception, including some drugs that cause abortions, to their employees and, in the case of Catholic universities, their students

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Are Teachers Overpaid or Underpaid? – Survey of the Day

Although it varies from state to state, the average salary of a public school teacher in the United States is about $50,000 a year. For comparison sake, the average full-time worker in any profession has a median personal income of about $39,000 a year. Are teachers getting the better end of the stick?

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The Dirty Dozen, 12 Things That Will Get You Audited By The IRS.

Most people think the IRS is like big brother and watches everything that comes in  their way. Truth is only about 1% actually get audited. That doesn't mean you should go crazy and write off everything, but if you are filling out a schedule C, there are things the government looks for that they consider a red flag.  These twelve things will get you audited fast. It's best to avoid being audited because if they catch you at something, there may be some hefty penalties.

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Governor Brewer Felt “Threatened” By Obama; Follow-Up To Arizona Airport Exchange

As more information surfaces in regards to the "exchange" between Barack Obama and Governor Jan Brewer on the airport tarmac in Arizona, comes the detail that Brewer felt "threatened".
I felt a little bit threatened, if you will, and the attitutude that he had because I was there to welcom

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You Won’t Believe How Much Americans Spend on Coffee and Lunch Each Year

A new survey of Americans’ workplace spending habits shows we’re dropping an awful lot on incidentals like coffee and restaurant lunches every year — $3,000 per person, on average.

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