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Tea party movement shouldn’t focus only on fiscal conservatism

The Tea Party movement and its grassroots political activists are defined by loyalty to the U.S. Constitution, limited government and individual liberty–not social issues such as abortion. That’s what one analyst argued at a gathering of conservatives in Washington on Wednesday. Journalist and author Jonah Goldberg said the movement should avoid cultural issues such as […]

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Millions of Americans may lose their healthcare plans

  One of the major selling points of ObamaCare was the president’s oft-repeated promise that if you liked the coverage you have now, you would be able to keep it. As Obama’s team drafts the regulations for implementing this massive government takeover of the healthcare industry, it’s becoming evident – if not undeniable – that […]

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Court rules in favor of keeping “God” in Pledge

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled March 18 that teacher-led recitations of the Pledge of Allegiance in public schools are constitutional. Atheist Michael Newdow has been pushing to have “one nation under God” removed from the pledge. Bruce Hausknecht, judicial analyst for Focus on the Family Action, said the court was correct in its […]

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Nevada cracking down on brothel ads

A federal appeals court has upheld a Nevada law that prevents brothels from advertising in areas of the state where prostitution is not legal, such as Las Vegas and Reno, according to a report by The Associated Press. There are about two dozen brothels in the state. The ruling applies to billboards, Newspapers and leaflets. […]

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Historic health care reform signed into law

President Obama signed the historic health care bill on March 23. The bill includes federal funding of abortions. Attorneys general from 13 states immediately filed a lawsuit challenging the law. The law breaks with more than 30 years of federal policy prohibiting the use of federal dollars to directly pay for abortions. Florida Attorney General […]

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Veterans oppose Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy

Two prominent veterans groups said they are not in favor of President Obama’s plan to put an end to the policy banning openly homosexual men and women from serving in the military. President Obama has made it clear he wants to change the laws so gay people can serve openly in the military. The two […]

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James Dobson to launch new show

James Dobson, founder of Focus on the Family, has announced plans to launch a new radio show with his son in March, saying he cannot watch the world continue to fall into a moral decline without offering guidance. Dobson, 73, is severing ties with Focus at the end of February after 33 years of leadership. […]

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Ex-pornographer uses Internet for gospel

Godbeat Media Group has announced the official launch of Godbeat.tv, a family-friendly environment akin to YouTube. Users can upload and share videos and personal stories. They can create profiles and video blogs and share homemade footage of their band and other artists, their church and youth groups, and so forth. But unlike YouTube and similar […]

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Barney Frank says Fannie ‘too high’

The Obama administration recently approved base salaries of $900,000, plus $3.1 million in deferred payments, and another $2 million in bonuses for the CEOs of the failed mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. When asked if tax dollars should pay those bonuses, or if they should be cancelled, the chairman of the House Financial […]

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Obama nominee have Christian identity

Erroll Southers, whom President Obama has nominated to head the Transportation Security Administration, described groups that were a domestic security threat as being “anti-abortion” and “Christian-identity oriented.” The TSA, an element of the Department of Homeland Security, is responsible for the security of the nation’s transportation systems, including commercial air travel. Southers made the remarks […]

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