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Raisin Growers File Lawsuit Against USDA

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Raisin growers are fighting back against the USDA. Struggling small farmers have banded together to tell the federal government they will no longer turn over 47 percent of their raisin crop to the USDA each year. A little known and antiquated Depression era law still on the books allows the United States Department of Agriculture… Read more »

Arizona State Fraternity: ‘It Was Just A Raucous, Racist Rally’

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An Arizona State fraternity is under investigation after being accused of hosting a racist party coinciding with Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The Tau Kappa Epsilon chapter even wore racist costumes, poking fun at African-Americans. Officials from the University met yesterday with fraternity reps regarding the party. Sharon Keeler, a spokesperson from the ASU said:… Read more »

Ann Coulter: Read 15 Of Her Quotes And Decide, Outrageous Or Not?

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Ann Coulter is making waves again with her comments about MSNBC. She especially criticized MSNBC hosts Ed Schultz and Rachel Maddow, who she claims refuse to debate smart conservatives. So, what is the definition of “smart” according to Coulter? And how smart is Ann Coulter? Here are a few things that she had said in… Read more »

Texas Secession Movement Catching On In 15 Other States

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The Texas secession movement has caught on in at least 15 other states, according to the Houston Chronicle. A group of folks in Vermont want to join Canada, and multiple states from South Carolina to Alaska are reportedly prepared to “go it alone” if their respective movements garner enough steam to be considered for a… Read more »

Oklahoma President Denies Reports Of Shooting On University Campus [Update]

Gould Hall At The University Of Oklahoma

University of Oklahoma President David Boren says there was no shooting on campus Wednesday afternoon. Earlier reports stated that a shooting had taken place on the university campus located in Norman, Oklahoma. The university’s Web site warned of a “shooting on campus,” and advised Oklahoma students to avoid the area around the Gould Hall architecture… Read more »

‘Superweeds’ Causing Concern For Farmers, Chemical Pesticides Blamed

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Weed management professionals are reportedly growing more concerned about the superweeds problem and seeking new ways to combat the issue. For the past 15 years, Roundup Ready, a popular Monsanto chemical herbicide, has been used as weed-controlling mechanism. Some farmers are going back to the old-fashioned hand weed pulling or expensive mechanical tilling practice to… Read more »

8-Year-Old Hero Dies Rescuing His Family From A Fire

8-Year-Old Dies Rescuing Family

An 8-year-old hero was killed while rescuing his family from a fire in Penfield, New York. Witnesses said Tyler Doorhan woke up at around 4:45 am to find his grandparents’ mobile home in flames. He alerted his relatives and helped them to safety. However, two people remained trapped inside the home. As his grandfather was… Read more »

Off Grid Living Expert Robert Henry Shares Self-Reliance Tips

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A growing portion of Americans are opting to go off the grid and live a more self-reliant lifestyle. Some of the folks who chose a more simplistic existence did so out for environmental reasons, others relocated because they are “preppers” concerned about economic and political issues. Renowned survivalist Robert Henry has a plethora of preparedness… Read more »

Colorado Proposal: Marriage Education Classes Should Be Required

Should Colorado require couples to go through marriage education before the wedding?

Colorado has a proposed bill on the table that would require couples to undergo marriage education classes prior to actually getting married. Kids Against Divorce is a California based organization looking to launch a nationwide campaign to raise awareness about the effects of divorce on children in the U.S. Their mission is to “transform the… Read more »

Salpa Maggiore: Mysterious Translucent Fish Identified

New Zealand Salpa Maggiore

A Salpa Maggiore was spotted and caught off the coast of New Zealand. Stewart Fraser and his two sons were on a fishing trip when they found the bizarre creature floating in the water. Although it was shaped somewhat like a shrimp, it was almost completely transparent. Fraser said the fish “felt scaly and was… Read more »

Roe v. Wade Anniversary Attacked By Bristol Palin

Roe v. Wade Anniversary Attacked By Bristol Palin

The Roe v. Wade anniversary is being attacked by Bristol Palin on her Twitter and Facebook accounts. In a related report from The Inquisitr, Bristol Palin is most well known for being the daughter of the infamous Sarah Palin, though she’s made efforts to use that fame as a springboard. Bristol Palin has anti-abortion posts… Read more »

Did New York City Mayor Let Rich People Suffer Through Snowstorm?

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio shoveling snow

Many of New York City’s richest residents griped yesterday that new Mayor Bill de Blasio, an outspoken critic of former Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s handling of previous snow emergencies, let them suffer with unplowed streets as Winter Storm Janus bombarded the Big Apple with nearly a foot of snow. A map on the city’s own web… Read more »

Dianne Feinstein Says Americans Indifferent Over Bill Of Rights Destruction

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Dianne Feinstein feels that Americans have become indifferent over the destruction of the Bill of Rights and actions which some consider infringements upon the Fourth Amendment. The California Democrat is the chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee. During a recent interview, Senator Feinstein also stated that in spite of President Barack Obama’s comments about NSA… Read more »

IRS.gov Free File Tax Returns Won’t Begin Until January 31st [Video]

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IRS.gov allows taxpayers a free tax filing system through its e-filing method, which has been growing in popularity. But this year, taxpayers will have to wait a little longer to get the refunds some have been waiting anxiously for. The IRS.gov free tax filing system won’t begin accepting returns for 2013 taxes until January 31…. Read more »

Amish Family Chemo: Constitutional Rights At Stake, Says Attorney

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Can the state force an Amish family to allow chemo treatments if they believe the therapy is making their daughter more ill? That’s the question at stake in a recent appeal made by the Hershberger family of Homer Township in Northeastern Ohio. Andy and Anna Hershberger live with their 11 year old daughter Sarah –… Read more »

Arizona State Fraternity MLK Party Mocks Blacks, Activist Says

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An Arizona State fraternity chapter finds itself in hot water with civil rights activists, the university and its own international fraternity after hosting a Martin Luther King Day party that has been deemed racist. The party, hosted off-campus by ASU’s chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon, was called the “MLK Black Party.” Students – mostly white… Read more »

On MLK Holiday This Super-Rich Fashionista Sat On A Black Woman

MLK Holiday fashion editor sits on black woman

On the MLK holiday Monday, commemorating the birthday of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., the girlfriend of Russian multi-billionaire Roman Abramovich was pictured on a fashion web site seated on a chair designed to look like a lifelike, half-nude black woman. Dasha Zhukova, 32, is the longtime domestic partner of the 47-year… Read more »

New York City Slammed With New Storm, 15 Inches Of Snow By Morning

SNOW STORM NYC

New York City was pounded Tuesday with up to 15 inches of snow, as Winter Storm Janus raked the United States east coast as the region’s brutal winter weather continued. But despite the gridlocked conditions in some parts of city caused by the snowstorm, New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina announced that schools will… Read more »

Purdue Shooting: Student Killed At University Campus

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A fatal shooting took place at around midday today at Purdue University, leaving one person dead. The shooting took place in a basement classroom in the University’s electrical engineering department. According to information from the police, the shooter seemed to specifically target the person he killed, quickly leaving the building after he allegedly shot him…. Read more »

GOP Candidate Calls For Barack Obama To Be Hanged

Barack Obama attacker Joshua Black

President Barack Obama has been the target of all sorts of outrageous and bizarre verbal attacks from Republicans in his five years as the nation’s chief executive. Now, a GOP candidate for the House of Representatives has done them all one better. Joshua Black may be expecting a visit from the Secret Service soon. On… Read more »

Loraine Allison: Titanic Hoax Solved By DNA

Loraine Allison Hoax

Helen Loraine Allison was two years old when The RMS Titanic struck an iceberg on April 15, 1912. As the ship began to sink, Loraine’s parents, Bess and Hudson, could not locate their infant son or his nurse. They refused to leave the ship without their son, however; Loraine, Bess, and Hudson were last seen… Read more »

Common Core Student Data Mining Debate Continues

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The Education Liberty Watch group is “sounding an alarm” over the Common Core initiative. The new federal academic standards have been now been adopted in nearly all 50 states. Any school district which accepted “Race to the Top” funding is now subject to the student data sharing dictates included in the education reform program. Common… Read more »

State Of Jefferson: Californians May Get Vote On Secession Movement In June

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Californians might get two different types of secession ballot measures to vote upon in June. During the most recent Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors meeting local officials approved a resolution to allow citizens to decide whether or not they want to pursue a Republic of Jefferson Territory. The “competing” California secession endeavor known as the… Read more »

Snorting Smarties Could Lead To Nose Maggots; Kids Be Warned!

Snorting Smarties

Snorting Smarties, those little candy buttons which you probably never thought could or would be crushed up and snorted, may, as bizarre as it may sound, be becoming an alarming new trend. The first reports of the latest fad to hit America came out of the Frontier Middle School in Buffalo, NY, which posted an… Read more »

Marijuana Poisoning In Pets On The Rise

Pets Marijuana

Marijuana poisoning in pets is on the rise and the trend has veterinarians concerned. Although marijuana is not generally dangerous for humans, it can cause serious illness or death in animals. Most pets are poisoned when they consume the substance. However, some pets may become ill from the secondhand smoke. According to the Animal Poison… Read more »

DOJ Suing North Carolina Over Voter ID Law

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The Justice Department is suing the State of North Carolina over voter ID laws. Eric Holder’s agency filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against the Tar Heel State. The voter ID lawsuit claims that North Carolina violated provisions in Section 2 of the 1965 Voting Rights Act when passing the ballot casting legislation.The North Carolina voter… Read more »