Monthly Archive: October 2013

Oct 29 2013

Obama Cares?

Remember when, while being questioned about the Affordable Care Act, Nancy Pelosi remarked, “We need to pass the bill to find out what’s in it?” Well, over two million Americans are finding out exactly what is in it, and they are far from thrilled. An IRS report on the ACA from July 2010 outright states …

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Oct 13 2013

Protestors Remove Barricades, Storm White House

Sunday morning, thousands of people from all over the nation swept down the barricades around the World War II and Lincoln memorials in DC in protest of its closure during the shutdown. Part of the “Million Vet March,” bikers, veterans, and patriots have all converged on the city today and have entered the closed monuments. …

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Oct 10 2013

50% Ammo Tax to Pay Off “Long Term Societal Effects” of Gun Violence

This August, two Democratic lawmakers introduced a bill that would hike the taxes on handguns and ammo to 20 and 50 percent, respectively – unless you work in law enforcement. All federal, state, and local agencies will be exempt. The new bill also includes an increase on transfer taxes, bringing the tax stamp to $100 …

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Oct 08 2013

Shutdown Shenanigans: Businesses Closed, Seniors Displaced

The federal government shutdown doesn’t apply to just the government anymore. Communities and private business sitting on federal land have also found themselves without a job or, in some cases, without a home. Pisgah Inn sits along the Blue Ridge Parkway in NC and is the only place to eat, sleep, or even use the …

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