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Tara Dodrill

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Tara Dodrill is a political, environmental and entertainment writer focusing on national, Ohio and Florida news. Dodrill's credits include USA Today, Yahoo News, Gadling, Gotham Reel and Visit South magazine. Dodrill has also served as a newspaper editor and regional bureau chief for Ohio newspapers. Dodrill is also an upcycling artist who gives new life to vintage jewelry and furniture pieces. Email: Tara@Inquisitr.com


Atheist Group Sues NJ School Over Pledge Of Allegiance

atheist lawsuit new jersey

An atheist group is suing a New Jersey school district over the “under God” phrase in the Pledge of Allegiance. The national humanist group feels the words in the patriotic pledge are discriminatory toward atheist children. The Pledge of Allegiance was filed against the Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District by the American Humanist Association. The atheist… Read more »

Special Needs Child Arrested On Two Felony Charges

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An 8-year-old special needs child is facing two felony counts after running away from his learning center. Edward Hart has documented “anger issues” according to his stepfather, Robert Bluhm. After running away from the Hillside Learning and Behavior Center in Allegan, Michigan, the little boy was found at a nearby party store by school staffers…. Read more »

Affirmative Action: Supreme Court Upholds Michigan Law

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Affirmative Action will no longer be a factor for college admissions in Michigan. The US Supreme Court ruled in a six to two decision that voters in the state have the right to alter the Michigan Constitution to prohibit public universities and colleges from factoring race in acceptance decisions. The US Supreme Court noted in… Read more »

America Not Ready For EMP Attack, Homeland Security Adviser Says

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An EMP attack would have “catastrophic effects” on American civilians, according to statements made by Peter Vincent Pry. The executive director of the Task Force on National and Homeland Security and US Nuclear Strategy Forum Congressional adviser feels the technology necessary to avoid such an apocalyptic disaster exist. Pry also maintains that upgrading the power… Read more »

Ebola Outbreak May Have Spread Out Of Africa And Into Europe

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The Ebola outbreak in Africa may have spread to Europe despite pandemic containment efforts. World Health Organization officials have been working diligently to contain the Ebola outbreak to West Africa, but their efforts may have failed. A Reuters report on the Ebola outbreak claims that death toll statistics will no longer be released to the… Read more »

Bundy Ranch: Cliven Bundy Discovers BLM Mass Cow Graves [Graphic Images]

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Bundy ranch family members and friends spent much of their weekend moving cattle shot or run to death during the BLM standoff earlier this month. The graphic images have gone viral online, shocking both rancher and animal advocates alike. The first mass cattle graves photos released by Cliven Bundy and his supporters on Sunday appear… Read more »

BLM Responsible For 460 Million Acres Of Public Lands

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The BLM (Bureau of Land Management) wields power over about 460 million acres of the 2.27 billion acres of land in the United States of America. The federal agency which folks in western states deal with on a routine basis was largely unfamiliar to residents in other parts of the nation until the Cliven Bundy… Read more »

Raw Milk: Blue Hill Case Heading To Supreme Court

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Main raw milk farmer Dan Brown will soon be pleading his case in front of the state supreme court. The Gravelwood Farm owner of Blue Hill is accused of selling unpasteurized milk without a license, and two other violations, in 2011. The Maine Department of Agriculture and Brown were able to settle the matter during… Read more »

FBI Accused Of Visiting Gun Stores To Investigate Customers Talking About ‘Big Government’

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FBI counterterrorism agents are touring gun stores in search of customers talking about “big government,” according to a report published after a weapons customer’s alleged encounter. FBI agents at South Carolina gun shops are reportedly investigating individuals uttering such a phrase and making “suspicious purchases.” Report author Brandon Turbeville said an individual from Columbia, South… Read more »

Colorado Eminent Domain Case Settled, Property Owners Lose Land

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The Colorado eminent domain case in Breckenridge is now over, and left Ceil and Andy Barrie feeling that fighting the government is a futile endeavor. A controversial property rights case ended in the Barrie’s agreeing to sell their secluded backcountry land for just $115,000. The Barrie eminent domain case involved a 10-acre parcel of private… Read more »

China’s Eco-Cities Raise Concerns About Agenda 21 And ‘Rural Roundups’

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China’s eco-cities, or “Ghost Cities,” are allegedly part of the sustainable development plans outlined in the United Nations’ Agenda 21 initiative. The eco-cities may boast energy conscious buildings, shops, and apartments, but they are primarily empty. Some shops were at least temporarily occupied, but hospitals have largely not been so lucky. The United Nations’ Agenda… Read more »

US Post Office Is Buying Bullets, Lots And Lots Of Bullets

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The US Post Office is now counted among the federal agencies posting advertisement to purchase copious amounts of bullets. Some Second Amendment advocates are concerned about the large amounts of ammunition being purchased, according to a NewsMax report. The USPS posted a notice on its website requesting bids for various types of bullets. The notice… Read more »

Second Amendment: Arizona Approves Four Pro-Gun Laws

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Arizona lawmakers just gave approval for four “major” pro-guns laws in the state senate. The state house of representatives approved Second Amendment related bills which allow concealed carry permit holders to take their firearms into government buildings which do not have security measures. HB 22339, the gun bill which would allow concealed carry permit holders… Read more »

Justina Pelletier Writes Shocking Letter To Her Parents

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Justina Pelletier wrote a shocking and heartbreaking letter to her parents. The Connecticut teenager who has been held in state custody for over a year because doctor’s at Boston Children’s Hospital disagreed with a longstanding diagnosis by her physicians. The doctors who treated Justina in the emergency room for symptoms of the flu also accused… Read more »

Honeybees In Australia Suffer Record Shattering Deaths

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Honeybees in Australia are suffering the same dire situation as their insect cousins in the United States and in England. The beekeeper industry is urging lawmakers to enact more stringent biosecurity measures the protect the pollinates from an immediate and devastation pest. Australian honeybees are being destroyed by the Varroa mite in record numbers, according… Read more »

Subaru Of Wichita ‘Anti-Union’ Dance Video Goes Viral

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Subaru of Wichita staffers decided to inject a bit of comedy to combat a pro-union labor dispute banner placed in front of a dealership. A sign with big red letters placed in front of cars for sale on the lot read, “SHAME ON SUBARU OF WICHITA” with the phrase labor dispute also printed on the… Read more »

Nevada Range War Heats Up, Protestors Tased And K9 Units Deployed

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The Nevada range war being spearheaded by rancher Cliven Bundy has hit a fevered pitch. A recording of protesters being tased, having guns pointed in their faces, and being met with federal agents wielding dogs as weapons has gone viral. The Bureau of Land Management has order approximately 900 “trespass cattle” removed from the public… Read more »

Rob Lowe Comes Out As A ‘Libertarian’ On Bill O’Reilly

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Rob Lowe decided to come out on the Bill O’Reilly show on Fox News last night – as a possible Libertarian. Lowe was on the top rated news show to discuss his new book, Love Life. Bill O’Reilly, being Bill O’Reilly wanted to delve into the most intriguing and juicy portions of the book, the… Read more »

United Nations Banned From Overseeing Tennessee Elections

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United Nations election monitors have been banned from overseeing Tennessee elections results. In 2012 liberal-leaning groups voiced their concerns over state voter ID laws to the UN, which then became involved in the ballot casting process in the United States. A total of 44 election monitors were sent to a multitude of states (including Tennessee)… Read more »

Michelle Obama’s School Lunch Rations Prompt Angry Tweets By Students

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Students angry with Michelle Obama’s school “lunch rations” have taken to Twitter to share photo of their fairly vacant trays. School cafeteria staffers across the stated that not only are students telling them they are still hungry, the kids are also registering their angst over the offering on the menu and dumping much of the… Read more »

Ohio Man Claims Deputies Executed Search Warrant On Wrong House

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John Collins was reportedly watching some television when he heard a man’s voice yell, “Huron County Sheriff” outside of his front door. Ohio law enforcement officers allegedly executed a search warrant on the wrong home and reportedly kept the occupant handcuffed on the floor for more than 20 minutes before discovering their mistake. John Collins,… Read more »

FBI Searching For Army Recuit Planning Fort Hood Style Jihad Attack

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The FBI has launched a manhunt to find an Army recruit who is allegedly planning a ‘Fort Hood-style’ jihad terrorism attack. A man identified only as Booker reportedly told his friends of about his “intention to commit jihad.” Booker is also reportedly known as Muhammad Abdullah Hassan. The Army recruit joined the military in February… Read more »

Putin To Use Olympics Profits To Restart Joseph Stalin Program

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Vladimir Putin plans on utilizing Olympics funds to revive a program initiated under Joseph Stalin during the 1930s. The Russian president recently announced that money left over from hosting the Sochi Winter Olympics will be used to relaunch a Soviet fitness regimen to foster military preparedness. The Ready for Labor and Defense Plan (abbreviated as… Read more »

Ebola Virus Hits Canada: Could This Be The Start Of A Pandemic?

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The Ebola virus appears to have hit Canada. One man who recently traveled to West Africa, where the virus is already running rampant, is being kept in isolation as a hospital in Saskatoon. The Canadian man reportedly presented with symptoms of a hemorrhagic fever which Saskatchewan health officials believe resemble the early stages of the… Read more »

Norfolk Naval Base Shooting: Sailor And Gunman Dead

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A sailor at the Norfolk Navy Base in Virginia was fatally shot by a civilian permitted on base early late last night. The sailor was aboard the USS Mahan that was stationed at largest naval base in the world. US Navy security officers responded to the shooting and pronounced both the unnamed male civilian and… Read more »

Harsh Winter Wipes Out Honeybees In Iowa

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Honeybees in Iowa did not survive the harsh winter that seems to be pushing its cold temperatures and snow into the spring. The weather conditions in the state prompted a “drastic” decrease in the honeybee population. The loss of record numbers of the little pollinators in recent years due to colony collapse disorder have beekeepers… Read more »

Teacher’s Resignation Letter Shocks The Academic Community

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A teacher’s resignation letter shocked members of the school board after the reasons the 25-year educator opted to leave the classroom were read aloud during a meeting. Susan Sluyter said that America has entered a “disturbing era” in public education. The change in tone and focus of the United States public school system was so… Read more »

Miscarried And Aborted Babies Put Into Incinerator And Used To Heat Hospitals

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Thousands of miscarried and aborted babies were reportedly incinerated with other medical waste at hospitals in the United Kingdom and used to heat the medical facilities. A report in The Telegraph stated that at least 15,500 babies were used to generate power at several different hospitals. Addenbrooke’s Hospital allegedly burned the bodies of nearly 800… Read more »

‘The Walking Dead’ Spoilers: Season Finale Is Savage And Shocking

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The Walking Dead Season Finale episode entitled “A” will likely results in all the members of Rick’s group finding their way to Terminus. TWD spoilers indicate that Rick’s (Andrew Lincoln) path collides with that of a brutal group and once again winds up with a multitude of cuts and bruises. The “sheer brutality” Rick is… Read more »

Man Trapped In Truck Underground In Apollo Beach, Florida

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A man is trapped in a truck underground in Apollo Beach in Hillsborough County, Florida. The story is developing and few details are known how the truck sank into the earth. A backhoe has attached a chain to the truck in an attempt to prevent it from falling deeper underground, according to breaking news details… Read more »

Oklahoma Moves To Protect Citizens From Agenda 21 Measures

United Nations Agenda 21

The Oklahoma House of Representatives members voted overwhelmingly in support of a measure designed to protect the unalienable rights of property owners and due process procedures earlier this month in order to curtail Agenda 21 plans in the state. The Oklahoma Community Protection Act would nullify any Agenda 21 or related assaults on individual property… Read more »