After the September 11 terrorist attacks, insurance companies paid out billions in damages — more than ever before. So in 2002, Congress agreed to help in the future by creating federally insured — and relatively cheap — terrorism coverage for businesses. Claims under that coverage were filed for the first time after the Boston Marathon …

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Answer our poll question here…. Why is this Muslim KFC employee going postal? Brought to you by Powdered Wig Society

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The federal government wasted millions of dollars in building a housing project for Border Patrol agents in Arizona near the Mexican border, spending nearly $700,000 per house in a small town where the average home costs less than $90,000, a watchdog report found. The analysis by the Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general found that …

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I try to stay in touch with how the other side lives. Not that I’m a voyeur or anything. I just find it beyond amusing how unconsciously they spend money. Case in point, Paris Hilton, that narcissistic, silver-spoon-fed airhead, who became famous in the Kardashian fashion of tooting a random dude on video. Did I …

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HHS- Health and Human Services- Has been reported by CBS news, saying that the “Federal law allows marijuana purchases with welfare.” Then there is this excerpt from a letter to Senator Sessions from the head of HHS….“HHS has no authority to prescribe policies and practices for the states to implement in order to prohibit the …

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Among the more credible and knowledgeable voices in Washington regarding Middle East policy and military intervention belongs to Joseph Miller, which is a pseudonym for a ranking Department of Defense official with a background in U.S. special operations and combat experience in Iraq and Afghanistan. He has worked in strategic planning and knows of which he …

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MICHAEL BROWN V CHICAGO MAYHEM: Where Are the Race Baiters? From Steve Bowers, Clash Daily The Brown funeral is now long past. The extremely ugly thing about the Brown event is the racism inherent in the news coverage and the usual race-baiters jumping in front of the cameras and demanding justice, while completely ignoring the …

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If you missed the news, Facebook was recently valued at $201.6 billion. That’s enough to slip it in at number 22 on the list of the largest companies in the world. The dirty secret is that most of that value comes from ads, and to attract advertisers, Facebook sells them your information. It also adds …

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Law enforcement officials and city leaders from across the Rio Grande Valley are preparing for what they say could result in tense moments or violence. Officials say they received word that members of a militia are threatening to block ports of entry. In Starr County, international bridge authorities met with Customs and Border Protection officials …

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I often read and hear people say you can’t judge an entire group of people, such as Muslims, ‘by the actions of a few’ when it comes to denouncing the many acts of violence against people who don’t conform to the cult of Islam. What exactly is ‘a few’ when these people are making reference …

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US lawmakers are keen to prevent the fast food giant Burger King from taking advantage of lower tax rates in Canada, arguing that it is ‘unpatriotically’ moving its operations there after “profiting” from taxpayer-funded benefits in the US. In August, the Whopper-maker announced its plans to buy Tim Hortons, Inc. – a Canadian coffee and …

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The Police Chief in Washington, DC, is speaking out against one of her officers and in support of a man who stopped to record police arresting a man on a sidewalk only to be harassed by police and suspected of involvement in a crime for doing so. Metropolitan Police Department Police Chief Cathy Lanier said …

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By Neil Munro, Daily Caller White House spokesman Josh Earnest says the U.S. is at war with ISIS, only one day after top officials tried to dodge the question. “The United States is at war with ISIL,” Earnest said at the routine midday press briefing Sept. 12. But on Sept. 11, Secretary of State John …

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Less than three weeks before Michael Brown’s fatal shooting in Ferguson, Mo., opened a national debate on the use of deadly force by police, city and federal authorities here set forth a plan to transform a local law enforcement agency with a stunningly violent reputation. In some ways, the experience could serve as a lesson …

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A medical student faces felony charges for the theft of an iPad that belonged to a cancer patient at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. The case represents a tragic intersection of the lives of two young women in their early 30s. Hospitalized with an aggressive form of breast cancer, keeping her iPad at bedside, Natalie Packer …

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In the 9/7/14 VCDL Update, the 12th item, “CNN: the real gun problem is mental health, not the NRA,” brought out some important comments from members. One of the things mentioned in the article was a proposed law in California where any family member or police officer can have someone committed. That is such a …

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Rarely do you get Fox News hosts agreeing with Bill Maher, but Maher’s frequent criticisms of the Muslim religion do sound a lot like what many Fox hosts have said. This week Maher didn’t just bash Islam, but he technically defended Christianity by saying no matter how radical you might think some Christians are, unlike in …

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