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Boehner Urges For School Vouchers

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January 29, 2011 Brett Zongker, Huffington Post School Vouchers: John Boehner Pushes To Revive Program In DC As Model For National Reform WASHINGTON — GOP House Speaker John Boehner and independent Sen. Joe Lieberman introduced legislation Wednesday to revive a school voucher program for District of Columbia students nearly two years after Congress began phasing […]

Should Barack Back Mubarak?

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January 29, 2011 Foreign policy establishment of two minds on Egypt Rick Moran, American Thinker The administration is torn between two competing visions put forward by the foreign policy establishment in Washington of what the US should do and say about the crisis in Egypt, and as is typical, they have chosen to split the […]

TX: Liberty County Officials Indicted

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January 28, 2011 Cindy Horswell, Houston Chronicle Ex-Liberty officials indicted on fraud charges BEAUMONT — A former Liberty County judge and commissioner have been indicted, along with a local businessman, in a hurricane fraud scheme involving $3.1 million in federal funds. Phil Fitzgerald, 51, who had been the county judge during Hurricane Ike, and Lee Groce, […]

Challenger Disaster 25th Anniversary

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January 28, 2011 Hayley Kappes, Galveston County Daily News NASA marks 25th anniversary of Challenger disaster JOHNSON SPACE CENTER — After watching Space Shuttle Challenger break apart less than two minutes after launch, Milt Heflin walked down the hall at mission control to see how he could help. Heflin, associate director-technical at Johnson Space Center, […]

What Obama (and GOP) Didn’t Say

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January 27, 2011 Rick Moran, FrontPage Magazine What Obama (and Republicans) Didn’t Say Our unfunded-entitlement train is careening down the tracks about to tip over, but the conductor is lecturing us about staying in our seats until we come to a full stop. That, among other things, was one of the important problems with the […]

Texas Senators Pass Voter ID Bill

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January 27, 2011 Jay Root, Associated Press AUSTIN — Texas Republican leaders have scored their first major legislative victory of the 2011 session with Senate passage of a bill requiring most residents to present photo identification before being allowed to vote. The legislation, which exempts certain disabled people and those 70 and older, passed the […]

Giffords Moved To Houston Med Rehab

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January 26, 2011 via Houston Chronicle U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was transferred this morning out of an intensive care unit and into TIRR Memorial Hermann, where she is expected to begin a full-fledged rehab program after being shot in the head Jan. 8. Giffords was being treated for fluid buildup in her brain and was […]

Europe: €30M In Carbon Permits Stolen

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January 24, 2011 From Sox First It was only a matter of time before the carbon market, one of the fastest growing and most lucrative in Europe, was hit by organised crime. Now we have reports that crooks have stolen almost €30 million of carbon permits in Europe and they did it by hacking into […]

TX Gov. Perry Pushes Sonogram Bill

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January 23, 2011 Texas Gov. Perry fast tracks pre-abortion sonogram requirement Thomas Lifson, American Thinker Speaking to a pro-life rally in Austin on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade yesterday, Texas Governor Rick Perry made a promise. Chuck Lindell of the Austin American-Statesman reports: Receiving the day’s loudest and longest applause from thousands rallying against […]

Newt Gingrich Will Run In 2012

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January 23, 2011 Newt tells his Georgia supporters he intends to run in 2012 Rick Moran, American Thinker Newt Gingrich has let the cat out of the bag; he intends to run for president in 2012: In the last 24 hours, former U.S. House speaker Newt Gingrich has touched base with several prominent Republicans in […]

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