Giffords’ husband Mark Kelly backs Oregon gun bill
mailtribune.com ^ | 2/7/2014 | CHAD GARLAND
Posted on Friday, February 07, 2014 11:30:20 AM by rktman
The husband of former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, Mark Kelly, appeared before Oregon legislators on Thursday to speak in favor of expanded background checks for gun sales, as Republicans contended the Democrat-proposed legislation is “political posturing” as Oregon’s May primary nears.
Townhall.com ^ | 1/27/2014 | Morgan Brittany
Posted on Monday, January 27, 2014 11:25:49 AM by rktman
This was not in the fine print of the Affordable Care Act (that no one read), and there was nothing in it that changed the existing law from 1993.
The ACA however, did expand the number of people who are eligible for Medicaid, so now there are more people from the ages of 55 to 65 whose estates could be on the hook for Medicaid expenses after the beneficiary dies.
Court: Bloggers have First Amendment Protections
AP ^ | January 17, 2014 | Jeff Barnard
Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 10:59:53 AM by opentalk
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled Friday that bloggers and the public have the same First Amendment protections as journalists when sued for defamation: If the issue is of public concern, plaintiffs have to prove negligence to win damages.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ordered a new trial in a defamation lawsuit brought by an Oregon bankruptcy trustee against a Montana blogger who wrote online that the court-appointed trustee criminally mishandled a bankruptcy case.
Will Americans ever rise up against the “hustlers” destroying our culture?
Coach is Right ^ | 12/20/13 | Suzanne Eovaldi
Posted on Friday, December 20, 2013 3:56:01 PM by Oldpuppymax
This Golden Globes fave has a famous theme built around the 1970s Abscam Hustle, and its trio of stars provide a trilogy of how rotten American financial brainiacs hurt us every day. I guess. But what about all of the American Hustles happening every day in every home and extended family? One of the biggest hustles of which I am acutely aware is the way in which adult children hustle their sick, old parents. The PALM BEACH POST is carrying pitiful stories each week in the run up to our Christmas Celebration of the birth of our Christ Child.
Don\’t Hike The Gas Tax
Washington Times ^ | December 6, 2013 | Staff
Posted on Friday, December 06, 2013 8:32:54 AM by raptor22
The first thought that pops into the mind of Rep. Earl Blumenauer when he sees prices at the gasoline pump is: They ought to be higher. The Oregon Democrat introduced legislation Tuesday to nearly double the federal gas tax from 18.4 cents per gallon to 33.4 cents over the next three years. By indexing the amount to inflation, the tax would hike itself automatically each year.
NSA: Not Only Snooping But Infecting Computer Networks Worldwide
Posted by EU Times on Nov 23rd, 2013 // No Comment
Recently discovered Snowden information reveals the NSA infected more than 50,000 computer networks worldwide with malware, the Dutch news outlet NRC.nl reports.
by Laurence M. Vance
There are three holidays that cause otherwise sound-in-the-faith evangelical, conservative, and fundamentalist Christians to lose their religion.
One of these holidays doesn’t even have to fall on a Sunday for some churches to go wild with celebration.