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CBS' BOB SCHIEFFER: 'Miraculously, Washington Can Always Find A Way To Help Itself'

Both the House and Senate moved quickly at the end of last week to pass a bill that would resolve hundreds of flight delays piling up at airports. The bill came, coincidentally, as Congress was scheduled to head out of Washington for recess, Schieffer noted.<p>"As if to underline that Washington can …

Air shows victim of sequestration

Dozens of air shows that draw tens of thousands of people and generate millions of dollars for local economies have been cancelled this year after the military grounded its jet and demonstration teams because of automatic federal budget cuts.<p>For years, the biggest draws at air shows have been the …

The Party of Morning Joe

Pathological Democratic weakness is the only way to explain Senate Democrats voting to exclude FAA furloughs from sequestration.<p>I don't generally endorse theories of pathological Democratic weakness, but there really is no other way to see Senate Democrats voting to exclude FAA furloughs from …

Joe Manchin Wants to Bring Gun Reform Back to the Senate

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Sen. Joe Manchin wants to bring that ol' background check bill back to the Senate floor, he revealed …

How To Find What You're Passionate About | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

During my teenage years and even a few years ago during my early twenties, a question I could never answer was ‘What is it you would like to do when …

3 Ways To Accept Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Read the following sentences and see if you relate –<p>“I don’t like anything in my life”<p>“Life sucks”<p>“I hate my job”<p>“I am a loner, nobody likes me”<p>“Life …

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We’ve Got Your RSS Covered! Save Your Google Reader Feeds Now<p>Inside Flipboard / March 14, 2013<p>Today, Google announced it’s going to retire Google …

Democracy Inc.

• <b>Author:</b> The Washington Post<p>Have lawmakers helped themselves while helping the country?<p>After the nation’s financial crisis led Congress to unprecedented economic intervention, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post began an investigation that pierced the secrecy of the deeply flawed financial …

Politics - According to the Bible

• <b>Author:</b> Wayne A. Grudem<p>A variety of perspectives exist within the Christian community when it comes to political issues and political involvement. This comprehensive and readable book presents a political philosophy from the perspective that the Gospel pertains to all of life so Christians should …

End This Depression Now!

• <b>Author:</b> Paul Krugman<p>A New York Times best-selling call to arms from Nobel Prize–winning economist Paul Krugman.<p>The Great Recession is more than four years old—and counting. Yet, as Paul Krugman points out in this powerful volley, "Nations rich in resources, talent, and knowledge—all the ingredients …

In the President's Secret Service

• <b>Author:</b> Ronald Kessler<p><b>After conducting exclusive interviews with more than one hundred current and former Secret Service agents, bestselling author and award-winning reporter Ronald Kessler reveals their secrets for the first time.</b><p>Never before has a journalist penetrated the wall of secrecy that …

Double Down

• <b>Author:</b> Mark Halperin & John Heilemann<p><b>Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times: "Those hungry for political news will read Double Down for the scooplets and insidery glimpses it serves up about the two campaigns, and the clues it offers about the positioning already going on among Republicans and</b> …

The Outpost

• <b>Author:</b> Jake Tapper<p><b>The heartbreaking and inspiring story of one of America's deadliest battles during the war in Afghanistan, acclaimed by critics everywhere as a classic.</b> <b>*Soon to be a major motion picture from Millennium Films*</b><p>At 5:58 AM on October 3rd, 2009, Combat Outpost Keating, located in …

The Way of the Knife

• <b>Author:</b> Mark Mazzetti<p>A Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter’s riveting account of the transformation of the CIA and America’s special operations forces into man-hunting and killing machines in the world’s dark spaces: the new American way of war The most momentous change in American warfare over the …

The Sermon on the Mount

• <b>Author:</b> Emmet Fox<p>What did Jesus teach? Distilled from years of study and lecture, affirmed by nearly a million readers over the last fifty years, Emmet Fox's answer in The Sermon on the Mount is simple. The Bible is a "textbook of metaphysics" and the teachings of Jesus express--without dogma--a …

When God's Story Becomes Your Story

• <b>Author:</b> Max Lucado<p>Carpools and car crashes, job switches and joint custody, moves and motionlessness. Is there a cohesive storyline to the chaos, confusion, and clutter of your daily life? According to well-loved author Max Lucado, the answer is a resounding yes!So what is the text of your life? …

Galatians for You

• <b>Author:</b> Timothy Keller<p>First in a new series of expository guides to the Bible, Timothy Keller's <i>Galatians For You</i> walks you through the book of Galatians, showing how the gospel message changes the whole of our lives.<p>Combining a close attention to the detail of the text with Timothy Keller's …

The Confession

• <b>Author:</b> John Grisham<p>#1 <i>NEW YORK TIMES</i> BESTSELLER<p>BONUS: This edition contains excerpts from John Grisham's <i>The Litigators</i> and <i>Calico Joe.</i><p>An innocent man is about to be executed.<br>Only a guilty man can save him. <br>In 1998, in the small East Texas city of Sloan, Travis Boyette abducted, raped, and strangled …

Private London

• <b>Author:</b> James Patterson & Mark Pearson<p>Private goes on the hunt for London's most feared killer since Jack the Ripper.<p>For Hannah Shapiro, a young American student, the nightmare began eight years ago in Los Angeles, when the owner of Private--the world's most exclusive detective agency--saved her …

Best Kept Secret

• <b>Author:</b> Jeffrey Archer<p><b>International bestselling author Jeffrey Archer’s mesmerizing saga of the Clifton and Barrington families continues.</b><p>London, 1945. Who shall inherit the Barrington family fortune? The vote in the House of Lords has ended in a tie. The Lord Chancellor’s deciding vote will cast a …

Sua Sponte

• <b>Author:</b> Dick Couch<p><b>Sua Sponte</b><b><br>Latin for “Of Their Own Accord”</b><b><br>The 75th Ranger Regiment’s Motto</b> <br>Army Rangers are not born. They are made. The modern 75th Ranger Regiment represents the culmination of 250 years of American soldiering. As a fighting force with our nation’s oldest and deepest tradition, …

Thunderstruck

• <b>Author:</b> Erik Larson<p><b>A true story of love, murder, and the end of the world’s “great hush.”</b><br>In <i>Thunderstruck</i>, Erik Larson tells the interwoven stories of two men—Hawley Crippen, a very unlikely murderer, and Guglielmo Marconi, the obsessive creator of a seemingly supernatural means of …

The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery

• <b>Author:</b> Eric Foner<p>“A masterwork [by] the preeminent historian of the Civil War era.”—Boston Globe<br>Selected as a Notable Book of the Year by the New York Times Book Review, this landmark work gives us a definitive account of Lincoln's lifelong engagement with the nation's critical issue: American …

Skunk Works

• <b>Author:</b> Ben R. Rich & Leo Janos<p>From the development of the U-2 to the Stealth fighter, the never-before-told story behind America's high-stakes quest to dominate the skies Skunk Works is the true story of America's most secret and successful aerospace operation. As recounted by Ben Rich, the …

The Warrior Elite

• <b>Author:</b> Dick Couch<p>With a postscript describing SEAL efforts in Afghanistan, The Warrior Elite takes you into the toughest, longest, and most relentless military<br>training in the world.<p>What does it take to become a Navy SEAL? What makes talented, intelligent young men volunteer for physical …

Destiny of the Republic

• <b>Author:</b> Candice Millard<p>James A. Garfield was one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president. Born into abject poverty, he rose to become a wunderkind scholar, a Civil War hero, and a renowned and admired reformist congressman. Nominated for president against his will, he engaged in a …