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on July 6, 2014 in World News

New Poll Results Show Obama Is The Worst President

New Poll Results Show Obama Is The Worst President The writing has been on the wall for a long time with President Obama’s continual decline in approval ratings, most notably over the last few months. But Wednesday brought about a hard reality for the president, with numbers that don’t lie showing that he’s the country’s worst president since World War II. Perhaps a congratulations is in order? After all, his presidency has been littered with one scandal after the next, more detrimental decisions than beneficial ones, so at this point it almost seems it’s on purpose. With Mr. Obama deploying… View Article

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on July 6, 2014 in World News

Jailed for Collecting Rainwater

Jailed for Collecting Rainwater One has to ask you “who owns the rainwater that falls from the sky?” If you said the property owner then I’m sorry to say you are ‘dead wrong’. Gary Harrington has been in the news as of late and this week he entered a local jail to serve 30 days for collecting rainwater on his property. The issue at heart is the dispute of who really owns the water, snow and collective run-off that falls from the sky. Gary Harrington will begin serving a 30 day jail sentence for refusing to back down on that… View Article

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on July 6, 2014 in World News

Gun Ownership an ‘Unalienable Right’

Missouri Amendment: Gun Ownership an ‘Unalienable Right’ State Must ‘Uphold’ In August Missourians will vote on Amendment 5, an amendment to the state constitution which explicitly declares private gun ownership an “unalienable right” and obligates the state government to “uphold” it. The language of Amendment 5 says “that the right to keep and bear arms is an unalienable right and that the state government is obligated to uphold that right.” According to The Joplin Globe, the amendment was sponsored by state senator Kurt Schaefer (R-Columbia). It passed the state senate “by a 23-to-8 vote, and the state [house] by a… View Article

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on July 6, 2014 in World News

Stephen Harper targets Justin Trudeau in speech

Stephen Harper targets Justin Trudeau in speech to supporters in Calgary Prime Minister Stephen Harper hammered Liberal leader Justin Trudeau in a speech to party faithful at his annual Calgary Stampede barbecue on Saturday. With a federal election looming next year, Harper accused Trudeau of having nothing substantial to offer to voters, contrasting the Conservative government’s accomplishments with the Liberals’ positions on the economy and crime. Mention of Trudeau elicited boos from the crowd, which included federal cabinet ministers and provincial politicians. Harper’s speech made scant mention of the Opposition New Democrats and didn’t single out NDP leader Tom Mulcair… View Article

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on July 5, 2014 in World News

Trudeau positive on Alberta breakthrough

Trudeau positive on Alberta breakthrough Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says his party’s message is getting through in the traditional Conservative stronghold of Alberta. He says more and more Albertans seem to be embracing the party, even though the Liberals failed to snag two Alberta seats that were up for grabs in recent federal byelections. “There’s no question about the fact that people are more enthusiastically inclined toward the Liberal party in Alberta than they have been in a long time,” Trudeau told reporters on the opening day of the Calgary Stampede. “But we have a lot more work to do… View Article

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on July 5, 2014 in World News

Jetlines CEO Dave Solloway pitches new low-cost airline

Jetlines CEO Dave Solloway pitches new low-cost airline Startups claim there is a sustainable business model in the ultra low-cost airline segment Canada Jetlines Ltd. of Vancouver recently announced plans to raise $10 million to list on the TSX Venture Exchange, on the heels of an announcement by another low-cost carrier, Jet Naked, which is hoping to raise $30 to $50 million to operate out of Calgary. The airlines will be treading a well-worn discount runway of dead airlines such as Canada 3000 and JetsGo. “Those airlines went head-to-head with the full-service airlines,” Jetlines president David Solloway told CBC News… View Article

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Stephen Harper gives out pancakes and handshakes

              It was all about pancakes and handshakes for Prime Minister Stephen Harper this morning. The prime minister was serving pancakes at the Stampede breakfast at Chinook Centre – the largest breakfast during the 10-day cowboy festival that attracts about 50,000 people. Harper chatted and shook hands with Stampede revellers while those manning the grill tried to keep up with demand. There was a long lineup of people waiting for a free breakfast of pancakes, sausage and coffee. Harper will be rubbing elbows with fellow Conservatives and give a speech this evening at his… View Article

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on July 5, 2014 in World News

Trudeau eyes new blood in Alberta

Trudeau eyes new blood in Alberta ridings for next year’s vote Hoping for a breakthrough in Tory-blue Alberta, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau plans to have candidates — including some high-profile Calgarians — in place this autumn ready to fight next year’s federal election. In Calgary for the kickoff of Stampede just days after a round of byelections saw the Liberals come up short in two Alberta ridings, Trudeau said Friday the party “still has a lot of work to do” but Albertans are “more enthusiastically inclined” toward the Grits. Trudeau, who had his son Xavier and daughter Ella-Grace in tow,… View Article

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on July 5, 2014 in World News

Town won’t welcome illegals without a fight

Town won’t welcome illegals without a fight Residents vow to throw themselves under buses to stop federal dumping of immigrants They’ve already turned the buses away once, and they’re prepared to do it again. Murrieta, a booming city in Southern California that has grown from only 2,000 residents in 1980 to over 100,000 residents today, has unwillingly become a microcosm of the nation’s struggle to process the tens of thousands of illegal immigrant minors streaming across the U.S. border. On July 1, when U.S. officials sought to bus illegal immigrants into Murrieta for processing to relieve the overcrowded centers in… View Article

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