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FL state capital OKs Satanic Christmas display

With annual lawsuits contesting the constitutionality of Christian Christmas displays around government buildings becoming as much of a winter staple as Black Friday and photos booths at the local mall with Santa, many are finding the decision of off ...

Feds Must Protect Power Grid

Imagine a terrorist attack on the scale of 9/11 or worse -- in the dark. With no ability to communicate, no Internet, no utilities, no fuel and no running water. And you can't access money from an ATM because the electronic banking system where you l ...

Federal regulations and the economy

WASHINGTON - How do regulations stifle innovation? Let me count the ways. Across our economy, and in sector after sector, regulations put a stranglehold on innovation - in some cases stopping advancement in its tracks and in others preventing it from ...

FDA rolls out more regulations for restaurants

WASHINGTON (AP) — Counting your calories will become easier under new government rules requiring chain restaurants, supermarkets, convenience stores — and even movie theaters, amusement parks and vending machines — to post the calorie content of food ...

Amid public outcry city claims 'religious' exemption for wedding chapel

An Idaho town now claims it will not punish a husband and wife who refused to conduct wedding ceremonies for same-sex couples at their wedding chapel. Coeur d'Alene officials threatened to fine or jail Donald and Evelyn Knapp, who operate the for-pro ...

Houston mayor accused of 'abuse of power' by Civil Rights commissioner

An official with the U.S. Civil Rights Commission is warning the mayor of Houston, Texas that her city's actions are violating the rights of local pastors. U.S. Civil Rights Commissioner Peter Kirsanow has written to Mayor Annise Parker, an open lesb ...

Houston's lesbian mayor changing tune on pastors' sermon subpoenas

The Houston Chronicle is reporting that the city's lesbian mayor, Annise Parker, and her city attorney, David Feldman, are changing their tune on subpoenas the city issued against five city pastors opposed to Houston's equal right's ordinance. The pr ...

Let me see your sermons: Lesbian mayor subpoenas the First Amendment

The lesbian mayor of Houston, Texas, is going after local pastors who have spoken against homosexuality. Mayor Annise Parker and two homosexual city council members pushed through a non-discrimination ordinance  that protects homosexuals and lesbians ...

The 'Truthy' project: We are suspect

The feds, through a National Science Foundation grant to Indiana University, are spending nearly $1 million to create a Twitter-centric "web service that will monitor 'suspicious memes' and what it considers to be 'false and misleading ideas,' with a ...

Conservatives pinching their nose over Calif. 'diaper bill'

Like it or not, kids or no kids, California taxpayers could find themselves signed up for diaper duty, footing the bill – Assembly Bill 1516, that is – for diapers for needy families. The newly proposed bill, which could reportedly cost taxpayers $10 ...


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