“Americans head overseas to join the fight against ISIS”


MSNBC

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“U.S. admiral raises alarm over Russian military threat”


CNN

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“President Obama talks Ferguson on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’


MSNBC

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BIBLE VERSE OF THE DAY



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And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

Romans 8:28 ESV

TODAY IN HISTORY, MARCH 13th


“Inside The Koch-Backed History Lessons North Carolina Wants To Teach High School Students”


THINK PROGRESS

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Medicare Fix. . .


THE HILL

News from The Hill

Momentum builds for $174B Medicare fix

By Peter Sullivan and Sarah Ferris

Momentum is building in Congress for a proposal that would abolish Medicare cuts, top Republicans said Thursday, despite the emerging battle over the $174 billion price tag.

The package being discussed by House leaders in both parties would partially pay for the cost of the $174 billion fix, sources say.

The legislation got a lift Thursday from Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah). Asked if the measure needed to be fully paid for, he said, “I’d do it no matter what it takes.”

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“Two Americas for LGBT People”


HUFFINGTON POST

After the 2014 election we knew we would be losing ground for a couple of years. The crop of incoming conservatives featured many new, terrifyingly crazy anti-LGBT legislators.

We were right to be worried.

So far, we have seen states nullify all local non-discrimination ordinances protecting LGBT people. We’ve seen new bills granting special religious exemptions to ignore civil rights laws if they feel like it.

We even have three states with pending bills that would make it nearly impossible for transgender students and citizens to even use a public bathroom. Business owners who let transgender people would face fines and lawsuits. Individuals who turn in transgender students would receive $2000 bounties according to the latest bill in Texas.

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““Tehran Tom” Cotton’s Iran Blunder Has Made Him the New Hanoi Jane”


POLITICUS USA

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Candi Staton – “Young Hearts Run Free”