Daily Archives: June 6, 2013

Right For The Wrong Reason

ABC News: Indonesia Axes Bikinis for 2013 Miss World Pageant Miss World has axed the famed bikinis from this year’s pageant in Indonesia, replacing the skimpy swimsuits with conservative beach sarongs amid mounting protests from hard-line Muslim groups, organizers said … Continue reading

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Trey Gowdy: IRS Has Moral, Character Problems

Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) gave an emotional speech about wasteful IRS spending at today’s House Oversight Committee hearing. There are actually two IRS scandals. He’s talking about the other one. It’s a must-see video.

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If You Have Nothing To Hide You Have Nothing To Fear

Senator Lindsey Graham: “I’m a Verizon customer. I don’t mind Verizon turning over records to the government if the government is going to make sure that they try to match up a known terrorist phone with somebody in the United … Continue reading

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69 Years Ago Today

On this day in 1944 over 100,000 Americans, Britons and Canadians boarded Higgins boats and headed for the coast of Normandy. Thousands more left England on planes the night before. Many of them never even made it to the beach … Continue reading

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