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on February 5, 2015 in World News

Past Bush immigration remarks shock conservatives

Past Bush immigration remarks shock conservatives During a “Family Reunion” conference hosted by the Hispanic Leadership Network in April 2013, Jeb Bush spoke freely on the promise immigrants hold for America and his views on reform. He said, during a discussion with Univision, that it was “ridiculous” to think that DREAMers, children brought to the U.S. by their parents illegally, shouldn’t have an “accelerated path” to citizenship. Then, the former Florida governor was speaking to a friendly audience of establishment Republicans, after re-inserting himself in the immigration reform with the release of a controversial book on the issue a month… View Article

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on February 5, 2015 in World News

Won’t Reveal Who Attended Obama’s Secret Meeting With Muslim Leaders

The White House Won’t Reveal Who Attended Obama’s Secret Meeting With Muslim Leaders President Obama met with American Muslim leaders this afternoon, according to the White House schedule, but so far the administration is unwilling to reveal who attended the meeting, which was closed to the press. The White House released a readout of the meeting explaining that Obama discussed “a range of domestic and foreign policy issues” including Obamacare, police fairness, anti-Muslim discrimination, and the upcoming Summit on Countering Violence Extremism. “The President discussed the need to continue countering ISIL and other groups that commit horrific acts of violence,… View Article

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on February 5, 2015 in World News

’People Committed Terrible Deeds In The Name of Christ’

Obama At National Prayer Breakfast: ’People Committed Terrible Deeds In The Name of Christ’ At the National Prayer Breakfast, President Obama reminded attendees that violence rooted in religion isn’t exclusive to Islam, but has been carried out by Christians as well. Obama said that even though religion is a source for good around the world, there will always be people willing to “hijack religion for their own murderous ends.” “Unless we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember that during the Crusades and the Inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name… View Article

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on February 5, 2015 in World News

Obama To Host American Muslims At The White House – Closed To The Press

Obama To Host American Muslims At The White House – Closed To The Press President Obama plans to meet with American Muslim leaders at the White House, the day after a video of a Jordanian pilot being burned alive was released by Islamic State terrorists. The meeting will take place later this afternoon, according to the White House, but it will be closed to the press according to the schedule. Photographers will also be blocked from the event. Yesterday, Obama met briefly with King Abdullah II of Jordan after news broke of the horrific ISIS video – but photographers were… View Article

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on February 4, 2015 in E News

DAILY ALERT FOR Wednesday, February 04, 2015

DAILY ALERT FOR Wednesday, February 04, 2015 LEGAL & LEGISLATION Arizona: 2015 Session Begins with the Introduction of Pro- and Anti-Gun Legislation The 2015 legislative session has begun with the introduction of some bills which would benefit law-abiding gun owners as well as other bills which would greatly infringe upon your Second Amendment rights. LEGAL & LEGISLATION Montana: Campus Carry Bill Narrowly Passes on Second Reading, Contact Your Senator NOW! Today, the Montana Senate passed Senate Bill 143 by a 25 to 24 vote. Sponsored by Senator Cary Smith (R-27), SB 143 would prohibit restrictions on firearms on university property,… View Article

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on February 4, 2015 in World News

Inside MSNBC’s Impending Shakeup

Inside MSNBC’s Impending Shakeup: Cancellations, Reboots and Chief Phil Griffin Amid the cable news network’s declining ratings, insiders tell TheWrap changes are coming soon and “everything is on the table” When President Obama was reelected in 2012, MSNBC was “leaning forward” and smiling wide as Obama 2.0 propelled it to record ratings and a firm grasp on the No. 2 spot in cable news. Over two years later, the network has fallen backwards. January ratings revealed double-digit declines compared with January, 2014 in all ratings measurements. During the day, MSNBC was down 20 percent in viewers and 37 percent in… View Article

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on February 4, 2015 in World News

Photo Series: Women and the Guns They Carry

Photo Series: Women and the Guns They Carry With nearly 200,000 Texan women possessing concealed carry permits, photographer and Texas native Shelley Calton is set to release a pictorial book titled Concealed: She’s Got a Gun. According to Business Insider, the women photographed by Calton have various reasons for carrying a gun and various tastes in firearms, but all have one thing in common: they are willing to pull the trigger if push comes to shove. Calton’s goal is to show women’s increasing participation and contribution to America’s gun culture. The number of women receiving concealed carry permits in Texas… View Article

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on February 4, 2015 in World News

Obama Admin. Warns Employers Against Pressing Certain Immigrants For Documentation

Obama Admin. Warns Employers Against Pressing Certain Immigrants For Documentation The Justice Department is warning employers against requesting additional work-authorization documentation from Salvadorans with Temporary Protected Status. This month the Department of Homeland Security automatically extended the validity of work authorization documents, beyond their March 9, 2015 expiration date, for immigrants from El Salvador Temporary Protected Status (TPS). According to the Justice Department, despite the expired work papers, employers could violate anti-discrimination laws if they request more documents from those immigrant workers. Tuesday the Justice Department announced the release of a video warning employers against requesting more paperwork, created by… View Article

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on February 4, 2015 in World News

Woman Tells Everytown: Quit Using My Sister, A Gun Would Have Saved Her

Woman Tells Everytown: Quit Using My Sister, A Gun Would Have Saved Her In 2013, Jessie Doyle Cavett was shot and killed by her estranged husband, Josh Cavett. When Everytown for Gun Safety recently called Jessie’s sister–Jennie Cochran–to get permission to use the story to push gun control, Cochran told them not to use the story “for anything.” She told Everytown that gun control simply “makes more victims,” and she doesn’t want her sister’s story used to do that. Speaking to Fox News on February 4, Cochran said the only thing that would have saved her sister was a gun…. View Article

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on February 4, 2015 in Right Edition

Bits and Bytes from the Newswire

Today Brian Lovig talks Bits and Bytes from the Newswire Grateful Dead Mother reports her son missing 20 YEARS after he left to follow the Grateful Dead Margaretta Evans, 63, of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, told police that ‘she has not seen or heard from her son since early June of 1995’ Jason Callahan disappeared in almost 20 years ago but his mom didn’t file a missing persons report until Tuesday morning Callahan could help solve the case of an unidentified man found dead at the side of the road after a car accident in 1995 and dubbed ‘Grateful...

Today Brian Lovig talks Bits and Bytes from the Newswire Grateful Dead Mother reports her son missing 20 YEARS after he left to follow the Grateful Dead Margaretta Evans, 63, of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, told police that ‘she...

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