July 22, 2014
Beretta moving all of its manufacturing out of Maryland due to anti-gun laws

Beretta moving all of its manufacturing out of Maryland due to anti-gun laws

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Beretta USA is moving all of its manufacturing to a new plant in Gallatin, Tennessee from Accokeek, Maryland. Administrative offices will remain in Maryland. Original plans had been just to manufacture new product lines at the new plant. Another case of Maryland Democrats and Martin O’Malley damaging the economy of the state while also trampling on liberties. Beretta is spending $45 million in…

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July 22, 2014
Court rules most Obamacare subsidies are illegal

Court rules most Obamacare subsidies are illegal

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CNBC reports on a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit:

In a potentially crippling blow to Obamacare, a top federal appeals court Tuesday said that billions of dollars worth of government subsidies that helped nearly 5 million people buy insurance on HealthCare.gov are illegal.

A judicial panel in a 2-1 ruling said such subsidies can be granted only to those people who bought…

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July 21, 2014
Does the IRS still have backups of Lois Lerner’s emails?

Does the IRS still have backups of Lois Lerner’s emails?

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The House Committee on Government Oversight and Reform holds that out as a possibility in their post, “New Testimony: IRS May Still Have Missing Lois Lerner E-mails Backed Up.”

The committee blog notes that an IRS official’s new testimony that the backups may exist is in contradiction to a previous report that they didn’t exist:

During a transcribed interview with congressional investigators on…

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July 21, 2014
PA children’s home approved to house immigrant children

PA children’s home approved to house immigrant children

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PennLive.com reports:

A local home for children has been asked by the federal government to prepare itself to take in unaccompanied immigrant children from Central America who continue to cross over into the United States.

The United Methodist Home for Children in Mechanicsburg has not taken in any children from Central America yet, and it continues to assist children sent to it from the local…

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July 18, 2014
50 immigrant children could be housed by Catholic Charities in Baltimore

50 immigrant children could be housed by Catholic Charities in Baltimore

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Catholic Charities of Baltimore has applied to house 50 unaccompanied minors who have illegally entered the United States across the Mexican border. In January, the U.S. Council of Catholic Bishops estimated that 60,000 unaccompanied minors would cross the border in 2014.

From Catholic Review:

“The federal government has requested proposals from providers who could assist with providing shelter…

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July 17, 2014
CASA de Maryland wants illegal immigrant children housed in MD

CASA de Maryland wants illegal immigrant children housed in MD

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WBFF reports:

Casa de Maryland, an advocacy group for immigrants, hopes Maryland can reach an agreement with the federal government to find another location to house immigrant children.

At least two other sites have already been rejected including the former Army Reserve center in Carroll County but officials have been quietly negotiating to find other locations to house some of the thousands of…

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July 16, 2014
Nanny State: Mexico bans soda ads – is the US next?

The Daily Beast reports on a BBC story: After surpassing the U.S. as the most obese country in the world in 2013, Mexico is taking action against ads for high-calorie food and soft drinks.

Nanny State: Mexico bans soda ads – is the US next?

The Daily Beast reports on a BBC story: After surpassing the U.S. as the most obese country in the world in 2013, Mexico is taking action against ads for high-calorie food and soft drinks.

July 16, 2014
John Bolton raised over $2.3 million in 2nd Quarter

John Bolton raised over $2.3 million in 2nd Quarter

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The Washington Post reports the latest news on former Ambassador to the U.N. John Bolton:

His political action committee and super PAC (PACs can give limited donations to political candidates, while super PACs can collect unlimited donations for independent expenditures such as campaign ads) — formed to support hawkish candidates and make national security an issue on the midterm campaign trail…

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July 15, 2014
Florida tops list of scariest states

Florida tops list of scariest states

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Estately ranked the 10 Scariest States in America and Florida topped the list at #1.

Florida’s entry:

The most dangerous state in America is the most likely place to experience a real life Sharknado. Or even a Sharkicane. Both are sometimes accompanied by Sharkning, which is terrifying.

Hurricanes—1st, Shark Attacks—1st, Tornadoes—1st, Lightning3rd, Spiders—5th

The complete top ten:

  1. Florida
  2. Geo…

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July 3, 2014
South Carolina ranked #1 in Most Patriotic States

South Carolina ranked #1 in Most Patriotic States

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Movoto (via The State) ranks the 10 Most Patriotic States:

  1. South Carolina
  2. Maine
  3. North Carolina
  4. Wyoming
  5. Virginia
  6. Florida
  7. Georgia
  8. Alaska
  9. Alabama
  10. Arizona

Maryland ranks 30th.

The criteria used for the rankings:

  • National Historic Landmarks per Capita
  • Veterans per Capita
  • Money Spent to Fund Veterans
  • Percent of Residents That Voted in the Last Presidential Election
  • People Who Google For American Flags…

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