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  • Why not Gov. Mike Pence in 2016?

    04/17/2014 7:22:56 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/17/2014 | AllahPundit
    If you’re wondering why this otherwise prosaic Bloomberg piece about Pence’s national future begins with a mention of the Koch brothers, it’s probably because the guy who wrote it worked for Paul Sarbanes and, briefly, Debbie Wasserman-Schultz before resuming his career as an impartial reporter.But never mind that. Is Pence the dark horse? “I have no doubt that he would make a great president,” said Steven Chancellor, the chief executive officer of Evansville, Indiana-based American Patriot Group, the parent of a company that makes ready-to-eat rations for the Pentagon. “He certainly distinguished himself in the House” and is “off...
  • New Democratic midterm strategy: Attack the GOP over personhood bills

    04/15/2014 5:04:12 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | April 15, 2014 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Some righties are laughing about this on Twitter (Democrats against … personhood?), and granted, it’s a transparently desperate shiny-object attempt to change the subject from O-Care and the economy. But strategically it’s not half-bad, a decent play from a weak hand. They already owe not one but two of their swing-state Senate seats, in Missouri and Indiana, to Republican gaffes involving conception and rape. Go figure that they’d turn to conception again to try to minimize what looks like heavy losses in the Senate. The issue isn’t being discussed at all by Washington prognosticators these days. But you can bet...
  • Chicago Police Superintendent caught creating phony police reports to reduce crime rate

    04/15/2014 9:34:10 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 25 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 4/15/14 | Doug Book
    Other than hitting the perfect tee shot, nothing is more gratifying than the sight of liberals hoisted on a petard fashioned by their own corruption. In May of 2011, anti-gun lunatic Garry McCarthy was named Chicago Police Superintendent by mayor and former Obama chief of staff Rahm Emanuel. Though making all of the usual promises about reducing the citys crime rate, during his first full year2012Chicago recorded 507 murders, the most since 2008 and more than in any year since 2003. Of course, more important than 507 dead was the fact that Emanuels approval rate seemed to decline another notch...
  • New Common Core Kids Book Depicts White Racists Who Wouldnt Vote For Obama

    04/14/2014 3:19:10 PM PDT · by Jean S · 52 replies
    The Libertarian Republic ^ | 4/14/14 | Austin Petersen
    A childrens book that is part of the Common Core curriculum portrays white voters as racists who would never vote for Obama for president. The book called, Barack Obama, says: Some people said Americans werent ready for that much change. Sure Barack was a nice fellow, they said. But white voters would never vote for a black president, the book reads. This is in spite of the fact that millions of whites voted for the sitting president. Follow TLR on Google+ Common Cores implementation has gotten off to a rocky start. States like Indiana have opted out of the unified...
  • Teen pleads guilty in rape of 93-year-old

    04/13/2014 5:58:05 PM PDT · by bkopto · 56 replies
    Herald Bulletin ^ | Apr 8, 2014 | Jack Molitor
    ANDERSON, Ind. With a jury selected and attorneys minutes away from presenting opening statements, an Anderson teen pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a 93-year-old woman. Iquise Taylor, 17, will be sentenced on four felony charges on May 5, with the plea deal he accepted Tuesday capping possible prison time to 50 years. In front of his own family and victim Amelia Rudolf's family, Taylor pleaded guilty to each charge read by Madison Circuit Court 3 Judge Thomas Newman burglary, criminal deviate conduct, criminal confinement and strangulation. On July 16, Taylor kicked in the locked door to Rudolf's home...
  • 4 dead among at least 35 shot in Chicago in 36 hours

    04/13/2014 9:15:27 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 32 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | April 13, 2014 | Stephanie K. Baer and Peter Nickeas
    At least 35 people were shot in Chicago, four of them fatally, in 36 hours over the weekend, with more than half of the shootings occurring over a half-day period stretching into early Sunday. Officers responded to at least 26 incidents, starting at 3:30 p.m. Friday in the West Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side involving an attack that left a 17-year-old girl dead and two other people wounded, police said. There were also fatal shootings in the South Shore neighborhood Friday night and the Washington Park neighborhood early Sunday, both on the South Side.
  • Prince Madoc and the Discovery of America

    01/06/2011 9:51:05 PM PST · by Palter · 73 replies
    BBC ^ | 11 Oct 2010 | Phil Carradice
    Who discovered America? It's a simple question and one that usually brings the standard response - Christopher Columbus. But here in Wales we have our own theory. And that theory says that America was actually discovered 300 years before Columbus sailed "the ocean blue" in 1492 - and more importantly, that it was discovered by a Welshman. Mandan Indians used Bull Boats for transport and fishing that are identical to the Welsh coracle. The man in question was Prince Madoc, the son of Owain Gwynedd, one of the greatest and most important rulers in the country, and while the legend...
  • Britons In USA In 6th Century - Shock Claim (Prince Madoc)

    11/26/2003 3:31:04 PM PST · by blam · 40 replies · 957+ views
    REweb.com ^ | 11-26-2003
    <p>Historians and researchers announced today that Radio Carbon dating evidence, and the discovery of ancient British style artefacts and inscriptions, provided "the strongest indications yet" that British explorers, under the Prince Madoc ap Meurig, arrived in the country during the 6th Century and set up colonies in the American Midwest.</p>
  • As they say in Kentucky; "Cymru am bith".

    08/29/2002 9:51:38 AM PDT · by scouse · 62 replies · 1,787+ views
    News Wales (UK) ^ | 8/26/02 | Unknown
    Did the Welsh discover America? 26/8/2002 A team of historians and researchers announced today that Radio Carbon dating evidence, and the discovery of ancient British style artefacts and inscriptions in the American Midwest, provide the strongest indications yet" that British explorers, under the Prince Madoc ap Meurig, arrived in the country during the 6th Century and set up colonies there. Research team members have known the location of burial sites of Madoc's close relatives in Wales for some time, it emerged today; but they have decided to break their self-imposed silence in order that their research be fully known and...
  • (Prince) Madoc In America

    07/10/2003 5:56:52 PM PDT · by blam · 74 replies · 7,275+ views
    Madoc In AmericaNative American Histories in the USA Is truth stranger than fiction? Of course it is; it always has been One subject that has been debated for the last four hundred years was whether or not a Khumric-Welsh Prince called Madoc discovered America. Queen Elizabeth I was persuaded by her advisors that this was so and the Khumric-Welsh discovery was put forward as somehow giving England a prior claim in the political wrangles over first rights in the New World of the Americas. No one ever thought to investigate the British records. Caradoc of Llancarfan wrote about it circa...
  • Teen punk accused of killing Indiana dad-to-be smirks, laughs his way into courtroom

    04/12/2014 6:20:56 AM PDT · by heartwood · 88 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 4/10/2014 | Joe Kemp
    A 16-year-old punk accused of killing an Indiana man during an apparent robbery smirked and laughed in front of a pack of news cameras as he walked into a courtroom on Thursday. The hard-hearted teen, Simeon Adams, joked with another inmate as he was led before a judge at a Marion County courthouse to face a slew of charges in the senseless murder of Nathan Trapuzzano on April 1. Prosecutors say Adams put a gun to Trapuzzano, 24 who was expecting a daughter next month with his newlywed bride and ordered him behind a tire store in Indianapolis,...
  • 2-year-old killed by stray bullet (South Bend Thugs)

    04/12/2014 3:41:08 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 14 replies
    WNDU ^ | 4/10/2014
    The family of a 2-year-old that was shot last night has set up a memorial fund to help the family. To donate just go into any 1st Source Bank. The South Bend community is in shock after a 2-year-old boy was shot and killed while playing outside. Police say the call came in just after 6 p.m. in the 1000 block of Campeau Street. Family members have identified the victim as John Swoveland Jr. Police say he was playing with his older sister in the front yard of their aunt's home when the shots rang out. "Gang bangers want to...
  • Health Plan Premiums Are Skyrocketing According To New Survey Of 148 Insurance Brokers,

    04/09/2014 6:27:13 AM PDT · by xzins · 27 replies
    Forbes ^ | 7 Apr 14 | Dr. Scott Gottlieb
    Health Plan Premiums Are Skyrocketing According To New Survey Of 148 Insurance Brokers, With Delaware Up 100%, California 53%, Florida 37%, Pennsylvania 28%13 Health insurance premiums are showing the sharpest increases perhaps ever according to a survey of brokers who sell coverage in the individual and small group market. Morgan Stanleys healthcare analysts conducted the proprietary survey of 148 brokers. The April survey shows the largest acceleration in small and individual group rates in any of the 12 prior quarterly periods when it has been conducted. The average increases are in excess of 11% in the small group market and...
  • FBI raids Calumet Township trustee's office (Yet another raid on a democrat)

    03/27/2014 7:06:31 PM PDT · by icwhatudo · 37 replies
    RTV6ABC ^ | 3/27/14 | Kara Kenney
    GARY, Ind. - Federal agents raided a northwestern Indiana township trustee's office Thursday, although they stayed mum on the reasons for the raid. FBI agents were joined with officers from the Indiana State Police and the IRS in a sweep of Calumet Township Trustee Mary Elgin's office in Gary on Thursday. Call 6 Investigator Kara Kenny found a 2011 audit of the trustee's office that raised concerns about the township's finances, including nine employees with take-home cars.
  • Bill Kristol: Bush-Clinton Presidential Race Not Likely

    04/08/2014 3:22:35 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 13 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Wanda Carruthers
    It's not likely the race for president in 2016 will pit former Florida Republican Gov. Jeb Bush and former Democratic Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Weekly Standard Editor Bill Kristol predicted. "I'm willing to go out on a limb," Kristol told MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Tuesday. "I think there's no way there will be a Bush-Clinton race in 2016."
  • Notre Dame Students will BOYCOTT OBAMA's appearance May 16-17: WHAT IF THEY ALL WALKED OUT?

    05/12/2009 2:28:05 PM PDT · by Moseley · 33 replies · 1,879+ views
    NDResponse.com ^ | May 11, 2009 | ND Response
    WHAT IF ALL THE STUDENTS at Notre Dame WALKED OUT, leaving Barack Obama speaking to an empty auditorium? Notre Dame is a CATHOLIC, Pro-Life university. Students will BOYCOTT Obama's commencement address this weekend, May 16-17. They have set up a website at: http://www.ndresponse.com/ and a stirring video at -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KUBdrrbF6o Demonstration Confirmed ND Response has received official permission to hold a prayerful and constructive demonstration on the South Quad of the University of Notre Dame between 11am and 4pm on the day of Commencement. The students of this coalition would like to extend an invitation to all those interested in...
  • US Steel idles Indiana mill due to lack of ore (& climate change)

    04/05/2014 6:27:14 PM PDT · by Libloather · 54 replies
    MSN ^ | 4/05/14
    GARY, Ind. (AP) U.S. Steel has temporarily halted steelmaking at its massive northwestern Indiana mill because the ice-covered Great Lakes have cut off its access to vital iron ore and other raw materials. The company said in a letter to its customers that it has idled the Gary Works complex's blast furnaces and steelmaking operations "due to unforeseen and unprecedented ice conditions on the Great Lakes" after the Midwest's frigid winter, The Times of Munster reported (http://bit.ly/QMW0D4 ). "These severe ice conditions have not occurred on the Great Lakes for more than three decades," the letter states. Treacherous ice...
  • Native American group believes remains among Rush Co. artifacts

    04/04/2014 5:59:28 PM PDT · by digger48 · 25 replies
    wthr ^ | Apr 04, 2014 | Rich Van Wyk
    RUSH COUNTY - There are new reports about what investigators are discovering as they search collection of historical artifacts so huge it fills a Rush County home and several outbuildings. An organization representing Native Americans believe human remains are buried among thousands and thousands of artifacts collected by Donald Miller in the U.S. and around the world. The FBI investigation and massive effort to recover thousands of invaluable artifacts is being watched by the American Indian Movement. Until recently, its local chairman lived only a half-hour away from the Rush County site. "We are glad something like this has happened,"...
  • Suspect for FBI Raid on 91-Year-Old Indiana Artifact Collector Identified

    04/05/2014 1:23:10 PM PDT · by marktwain · 79 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 6 April, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    Who accused 91-Year-Old Donald Miller of what has been unclear. Speculation involving his numerous technological achievements have run rampant as people simply did not believe that the government would send 50-100 FBI agents to check out the collection of artifacts that this former member of the Manhattan project had gathered over the last 80 years. But the unbelievable has become a bit more plausible as more information has dribbled out. Mr. Miller has not been charged with any crime, and maintains his innocence. He claims that all his materials have been collected legally. Others have speculated that envious collectors...
  • Indianapolis Murder Outbreak Double Number In Chicago

    04/05/2014 11:51:34 AM PDT · by digger48 · 21 replies
    cbslocal.com ^ | April 2, 2014 | John Dodge
    CHICAGO (CBS) If somebody told you that Indianapolis has seen more murders than Chicago in the past few days, would you believe it? Its true. Way more. (snip) So far in 2014, there have been 41 murders in Indianapolis, putting the city on pace for more than 160. Through March, Chicago Police have recorded 62 murders for the yearthe lowest first-quarter total since 1958.
  • FBI seizes trove of cultural artifacts at 91-year-old Indiana man's home

    04/03/2014 6:31:41 AM PDT · by alancarp · 66 replies
    Foxnews.com ^ | 4/3/2014 | Foxnews.com
    INDIANAPOLIS FBI agents have seized thousands of artifacts from Native Americans, Russia, China, and other nations from a 91-year-old man's private collection in rural central Indiana. The items, which also came from Haiti, Australia, New Guinea and Peru, were collected by Donald Miller of Waldron over eight decades, FBI Special Agent Robert Jones said at a news conference. "The cultural value of these artifacts is immeasurable," Jones said while refusing to disclose details of any of the individual items taken from Miller's property. Some items were acquired improperly, but Miller, who traveled extensively, obtained others legally or before laws...
  • FBI seizes artifacts from Indiana collector, age 91, who says theyre legal

    04/03/2014 9:05:46 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 69 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Apr 3, 2014 | Cheryl K. Chumley
    <p>The FBI has swooped into an elderly mans Indiana home and seized thousands of artifacts he collected he says legally during his decades of travel to hundreds of destinations, including Haiti, Australia, New Guinea and Peru.</p> <p>Donald Miller, 91, accumulated the artifacts over the past 80 years, said FBI Special Agent Robert Jones, during a news conference.</p>
  • FBI Raids 91-Year-Old Man's Artifact Collection

    04/04/2014 8:15:39 AM PDT · by marktwain · 44 replies
    informationliberation.com ^ | 3 April, 2014 | NA
    100 agents make a man prove that he obtained his collection properly.WALDRON, IN Around 100 FBI agents swarmed an elderly mans house in rural Indiana. The Federal government has set up a command post with trucks and military-style tents. The feds showed up to sort through his lifetime collection of world artifacts that he had gathered over the course of his 91 years. The agents claim they want to make sure he acquired the items properly effectively making him prove his innocence even though the man has not been accused of breaking any laws. Don Miller,...
  • Thousands Of Artifacts Seized At 91-Year-Old Indiana Man's Home

    04/04/2014 11:05:00 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 53 replies
    NPR.com ^ | April 03, 201410:20 AM ET | by Mark Memmott
    Thousands Of Artifacts Seized At 91-Year-Old Indiana Man's Home Federal agents, art experts and museum curators descended on the home of a 91-year-old man in central Indiana on Wednesday to take control of a huge collection of artifacts from Native American, Russian, Chinese and other cultures. FBI Special Agent Robert Jones told reporters that the collection's cultural value "is immeasurable," reports RTV6 The Indy Channel.
  • FBI investigating Rush County home for artifact collection

    04/02/2014 8:38:44 PM PDT · by digger48 · 126 replies
    wrtv ^ | Apr 02, 2014 | Jeremy Brilliant
    RUSH COUNTY, Ind. - The FBI says a 91-year-old Indiana man who collected thousands of archeological artifacts over his lifetime may have acquired some of them improperly. At a news conference Wednesday, the FBI could not say if Donald Miller would face charges for his collection in Waldron. Dozens of agents were at Miller's farm to collect and process the artifacts. It happened in Waldron, a classic, quiet, one-stoplight Indiana town (snip) Several people in Waldron said the house was like a museum, that school groups and Scout troops would go on regular tours. The FBI has around 100 agents...
  • IN: Governor Pence Signs Gun Law Reform

    03/29/2014 5:06:24 AM PDT · by marktwain · 3 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 28 March, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    Indiana Governor Pence signed SEA169 and SEA229 into law yesterday, 26 March, 2014, along with 46 other bills. SEA 169 makes it a felony to knowingly provide a firearm to a felon. SEA 229 is the culmination of the bills to eliminate the "roaming school zones" the school parking lot felony trap, and to prohibit the use of government money for gun turn in events, also known as "buy backs". The ability of police agencies to destroy guns that are turned in to them was added at the last minute, the bill makes it easier for them to either...
  • Flu-like hog virus sweeping Indiana, U.S.

    03/28/2014 1:26:21 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 19 replies
    www.cbsnews.com ^ | March 24, 2014, 8:23 AM | Staff
    LOGANSPORT, Ind. - A fast-moving virus that has infected hogs across half of the nation since it was first detected in the U.S. less than a year ago has become rampant in Indiana, agriculture officials say. Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus, or PED, has infected farms in 43 of Indiana's 92 counties, according to March 14 data from the Indiana State Board of Animal Health. Twenty-six other states have reported cases of the virus as of March 12, the National Animal Health Laboratory Network indicates. While the flu-like sickness doesn't affect people and is not a food safety concern, it can...
  • Gov. Pence signs bill allowing guns in cars on school property

    03/27/2014 2:00:15 PM PDT · by digger48 · 7 replies
    wthr ^ | Mar 27, 2014 | Channel 13
    INDIANAPOLIS - Governor Mike Pence has signed a bill allowing guns to be locked in cars on school property as long as they are hidden and in the parking lot. (snip) The bill also addresses firearm buyback programs, allowing that firearms may be destroyed to be sold to a salvage company or for recycling, and that buyback programs can be conducted with private funds or grants.
  • Club for Growth Now Working With GOP Establishment (who's surprised??)

    03/26/2014 12:20:30 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 8 replies
    newsmax.com ^ | 3/26/14 | Drew Mackenzie
    The conservative group Club for Growth has changed gears and is supporting establishment GOP candidates in primaries. Launched a decade before the tea party made life difficult for moderate Republicans, the club quickly rose to the political forefront while supporting challengers to incumbent Republicans who it felt were not conservative enough, according to the National Journal. In 2012, the fiscally conservative organization backed tea party candidate Richard Mourdocks challenge to Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar and vilified veteran Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch for his voting record. The group also targeted 10 moderate House Republicans. But the political action committee has suddenly...
  • Rand Paul On Shutdown: "Even Though It Appeared I Was Participating In It, It Was A Dumb Idea"

    11/19/2013 9:16:51 AM PST · by Third Person · 59 replies
    RCP ^ | November 18th, 2013 | Fox News Special Report
    CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: Senator, when Obamacare was at issue, a month ago, when it came to a continuing resolution to funding the government you supported a filibuster of other Senators, who demanded that you had to have a change or the abolition of Obamacare as a condition for funding the government. In retrospect do you think that was a good strategy? But even more importantly --looking ahead, the deadlines are coming up, the resolution's going to run out, we're going to hit the debt ceiling soon -- would you be prepared to use same tactic as we approach the new deadlines?...
  • HALEY BARBOUR: Cochran's foes don't know Pascagoula from Pontotoc

    03/26/2014 11:04:04 AM PDT · by Sybeck1 · 26 replies
    Sun Herald ^ | 3/25/2014 | HALEY BARBOUR
    Mississippians appreciate Sen. Thad Cochran because he has been so effective for our state and our people. He recognized the federal disaster assistance laws that were in place before Hurricane Katrina were grossly insufficient to deal with the worst natural disaster in American history. Because of the respect he enjoys and the influence he wields on behalf of our state, he led the effort that passed new emergency disaster assistance laws that not only helped the Coast rebuild bigger and better after the storm, but his legislation became the model for future disaster assistance. This is but one obvious reason...
  • Indiana Becomes First State To Back Out Of Common Core

    03/26/2014 8:17:12 AM PDT · by Abathar · 41 replies
    NPR ^ | March 24, 2014 | Eyder Peralta
    With the stroke of Gov. Mike Pence's pen, Indiana became the first state to back off implementing a set of national standards for grade-school education. The standards, known as Common Core, had been adopted by 45 states, but have lately unleashed a political fight that blurs party lines. "'I believe our students are best served when decisions about education are made at the state and local level,' said Pence in a release about Senate Bill 91. " 'By signing this legislation, Indiana has taken an important step forward in developing academic standards that are written by Hoosiers, for Hoosiers, and...
  • Common Core: It's a Trap

    03/25/2014 4:39:51 AM PDT · by lifeofgrace · 3 replies
    The Thanks Project ^ | 03/25/2014 | Steve Berman
    Indiana is the first state among the 45 who adopted Common Core standards since 2010, to drop out. Governor Mike Pence (R) said: I believe when we reach the end of this process there are going to be many other states around the country that will take a hard look at the way Indiana has taken a step back, designed our own standards and done it in a way where we drew on educators, we drew on citizens, we drew on parents and developed standards that meet the needs of our people. As a parent, with two small boys...
  • Indiana Ends Common Core Education Standards

    03/24/2014 4:44:19 PM PDT · by kingattax · 21 replies
    The Foundry ^ | March 24, 2014 | Rob Bluey
    Indianas experiment with Common Core is over. Gov. Mike Pence signed legislation today requiring the state to come up with its own academic standards, making Indiana the latest state to pull its support for the national education standards known as Common Core.
  • IN: Gun Reforms Arrive on Governor Pence's Desk

    03/22/2014 4:41:22 PM PDT · by marktwain · 6 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 21 March, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    SEA 169 and SEA 229 arrived on Governor Pence's desk today, 20 March, with 192 other bills. The Governor now has seven days to sign, veto, or allow the bills to become law. If he takes the last option, the bill becomes law on the 8th day. SEA 169 makes it a felony to knowingly provide a firearm to a felon. SEA 229 is the culmination of the bills to eliminate the "roaming school zones" the school parking lot felony trap, and to prohibit the use of government money for gun turn in events, also known as "buy backs". While...
  • Abortion Clinic Found Storing Remains of Aborted Baby in Fridge With Medications

    03/21/2014 3:24:31 PM PDT · by Morgana · 2 replies
    life news ^ | Cheryl Sullenger
    Police executed a search warrant on Ulrich G. Klopfers Womens Pavilion abortion clinic in South Bend, Indiana, seizing documents and other property on Wednesday, March 19, 2014. Police from the St. Joseph County Special Victims Unit participated in the raid. It is unknown exactly what kind of documents or other evidence the search warrant allowed police to take. According to news reports, the police apparently made copies of the seized documents and returned the originals to Klopfer on Thursday. Klopfer has faced a complicated tangle of legal issues in recent months. klopfer4Klopfers troubles began when volunteers with Indiana Right to...
  • Contaminated Skittles Probed After 2 Hospitalized

    03/06/2014 10:03:06 AM PST · by TurboZamboni · 15 replies
    nbc new york ^ | 3-6-14 | AP
    Two people treated for burning throats, cramping and diarrhea; Indiana State Department of Health says preliminary tests showed Skittles packages sold at Richmond store had chemical substances
  • Common Core: It Lives!

    02/25/2014 1:14:09 PM PST · by Academiadotorg · 8 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | February 25, 2014 | Malcolm A. Kline
    Opposition to the Common Core education reform efforts of the Obama Administration has crossed political lines to a remarkable degree. For example, rarely are Accuracy in Academia and the American Association of University Professors united in opposing anything. The implementation of these changes has been a train wreck in far too many districts, Betty Weller, of the Maryland State Teachers Association said on WBAL-TV. Nevertheless, although CC is still in its embryonic stages, the program has already become entrenched. If the Indiana experience is any indication, dropping or modifying Common Core in states that adopted it is easier said than...
  • Court: Notre Dame must adhere to ObamaCare birth control mandate (goes to Supremes)

    02/22/2014 3:27:41 PM PST · by Libloather · 41 replies
    The Hill ^ | 2/22/14 | Tim Devaney
    The University of Notre Dame must provide birth control to employees and students after a federal appeals court ruled Friday, a move the school says will force it to violate its religious beliefs. In a blow to religious colleges and universities across the country, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago denied Notre Dame's request for an injunction to the ObamaCare birth control mandate that requires the school to provide coverage for contraception. The injunction would have given Notre Dame a temporary reprieve from the birth control mandate, as the Roman Catholic school challenges the rule in court....
  • Indy mayor, police chief respond to 8 murders in 12 hours

    02/21/2014 1:04:33 PM PST · by seacapn · 5 replies
    Fox 59 News Indianapolis ^ | Feb. 21, 2014 | Fox 59 News staff
    INDIANAPOLIS (Feb. 21, 2014) Indianapolis leaders responded Friday to a span of violence that left eight people dead in less about 12 hours. The violent spree began around around 9:30 a.m. Thursday at a home in the 2100 block of N. Kenyon Street where a man was found dead. His death was ruled a homicide. At 5 p.m. Thursday, 16-year-old Quinton Nance was shot and killed in the 600 block of E. 23rd Street. Hours later, four peoplelater identified as Hayley Navarra, Kristy Mae Sanchez, Jacob Rodemich and Walter Burnellwere found shot to death inside a home in the...
  • Former Planned Parenthood worker: It was a money-grubbing, evil, very sad, sad place to work

    02/17/2014 6:42:53 AM PST · by Morgana · 8 replies
    Life Site News ^ | Kirsten Andersen
    INDIANAPOLIS, IN, February 14, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) A Roman Catholic former Planned Parenthood worker has opened up to her diocesan newspaper in a gripping tell-all interview, saying she was shocked at the horrors she witnessed during the two years she worked in Indianas largest abortion facility. Marianne Anderson is a nurse who assisted Planned Parenthood abortionists by partially sedating women who paid extra for that luxury. She told The Criterion newspaper that she saw many women pressured into abortions they did not want, including minor girls. One young girl came in with her mom, Anderson told the paper. She was...
  • GOP must target Rustbelt to win presidency: Column

    02/16/2014 12:05:30 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    USA Today | February 15, 2014 | Brett M. Decker
    Link only due to copyright issues: http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2014/02/15/president-election-2016-hillary-clinton-column/5340999/
  • Why is Glenn Beck wrong to support abortion in cases of rape, incest? In short: me.

    02/15/2014 10:52:59 AM PST · by NKP_Vet · 352 replies
    http://www.lifesitenews.com ^ | February 14, 2014 | Monica Kelsey
    Feb. 14, 2014 (MonicaKelsey) - When someone says, "I am pro-life except in the case of rape or incest," they are using an oxymoron to describe themselves. This is in essence describing themselves as pro-choice and shows they have a lack of understanding of what being pro-life is truly about. Glenn Beck, who my husband listens to almost daily, is a good example of someone who is highly intelligent, but lacks the understanding of what it means to be pro-life with no exceptions. Let me explain. First of all, let me tell you about who I am. I am a...
  • Three more teens face charges in New Albany fire that killed 3 children

    02/15/2014 10:05:22 AM PST · by Morgana · 21 replies
    WLKY.COM ^ | Marissa Alter
    NEW ALBANY, Ind. Investigators announced charges against three more teenagers in connection to a deadly New Albany fire that killed three children and seriously hurt a fourth. Cody Cashion is already behind bars, charged with felony murder, but police said three teenage girls were in a car with him when he shot a flare gun into a home, intentionally starting the fire.
  • GREAT LAKES BECOME NEARLY COVERED WITH ICE

    02/14/2014 10:49:17 AM PST · by thackney · 38 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 14, 2014 | JOHN FLESHER
    From the bridge of the Coast Guard cutter Mackinaw, northern Lake Huron looks like a vast, snow-covered field dotted with ice slabs as big as boulders - a battleground for the icebreaker's 58-member crew during one of the roughest winters in memory... As of Thursday, ice cover extended across 88 percent,... At Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin, the rock-solid cover has allowed around 35,000 visitors to trudge miles over Lake Superior to explore caves featuring dazzling ice formations. It's the first time in five years the lake surface has been firm enough to allow passage.... Coast Guard icebreaker teams,...
  • Gay marriage supporters hail setback for Indiana ban

    02/13/2014 5:42:04 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 13, 2014 8:23 PM EST | Tom LoBianco
    Opponents of an effort to place Indianas gay marriage ban in the state constitution won a surprising victory Thursday as the Senate effectively pushed off a statewide vote on the issue for at least two years, and possibly longer. In a parliamentary move that spared state senators a tough vote on the measure, the Senate advanced the marriage ban without the second sentence ban on civil unions. The House stripped that language from the amendment before passing it last month, and the Senates decision not to restore the language before voting Thursday means the effort to amend the constitution must...
  • Pat Roberts, 2014's Richard Lugar?

    02/09/2014 2:53:20 PM PST · by cotton1706 · 24 replies
    redstate.com ^ | 2/8/14 | midwestconservative
    Recently the New York Times reported on the Senior Senator of Kansas, Pat Roberts, who has been in Washington for 47 years in both the House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. The article in question alleged that Senator Roberts does not live in Kansas, the Senator released a statement that did not contend that point but mentioned how he had visited every county in Kansas and during that time lived with friends and donor while paying them for the use of their homes. In other words he doesnt live in Kansas. Richard Lugar the recently retired Senior Senator of...
  • Trapped by the law-For an undocumented couple, the fear of deportation is worth

    02/08/2014 8:55:12 PM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 19 replies
    IDS ^ | FEB. 7, 2014 | MICHAEL AUSLEN
    For an undocumented couple, the fear of deportation is worth it for the hope of reform. Behind the steering wheel, Sandra is cautious. She doesnt know what will happen if she makes one wrong move. Driving without a license would earn her enough trouble with the police, but her secret is more serious Sandra is an undocumented immigrant. Flashing red and blue lights in the rearview mirror could mean deportation, the end of her familys life in Bloomington. We feel so frustrated that one of these days some police or something asks for my drivers license, and I dont...
  • Some pizza delivery drivers arming themselves

    02/04/2014 1:56:37 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    WISH-TV ^ | February 3, 2014
    INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) Bill Bruton spent Super Bowl Sunday delivering pizzas all over Indianapolis for Aunt Pollys Pizza. But when Bruton hits the road to make a delivery, hes carrying more than a pizza. Hes also carrying a gun. Ive got a lifetime permit and I carry, he said. The manager at Aunt Pollys said their drivers have carried for years. As long as they have gun permits, said manager Jeff White. Not everyone allows their employees to carry weapons. But restaurants are reviewing their safety policies after two pizza delivery drivers were shot and killed in Indianapolis in two...
  • Indiana House approves constitutional amendment to ban gay marriages

    01/28/2014 2:42:09 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 42 replies
    FOX News ^ | 1-28-14 | FOX
    <p>INDIANAPOLIS The Indiana House of Representatives approved a proposal Tuesday that would place the state's gay marriage ban in the state constitution, while leaving the door open to eventual approval of civil unions.</p> <p>The proposed ban, which cleared the chamber on 57-40 vote, now heads to the Indiana Senate, where members of the Senate Judiciary Committee are set to take up the issue.</p>