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The Real Reason Philippians 4:13 Gives Me Strength

It wouldn’t be surprising that if you asked a handful of Christians what their favorite Bible verse is for a few of the folks to answer with a famous …

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Inside The Cult Of Kim: What It's Like In North Korea While The Country Edges Closer To War

IT IS hard to talk about normality in North Korea. But as its leaders each day cranked up the threats of merciless all-out war with America and South Korea, residents in and around the capital, Pyongyang, appeared to be busier preparing for the coming of spring than a coming war.<p>At a time of high …

Cops Who Shoot Innocent People Should Have Their Guns Taken Away

That simple rule is the least bad way there is to protect residents from being wrongfully shot.<p>Flickr/lkrichter<p>It seemed no one was safe. Chris Dorner was a 6 foot tall, 270 pound black man. Early one morning, LAPD officers in Torrance, California opened fire on a vehicle believing Dorner was …

Obama's EPA: Cloak and Banner

The Obama administration has turned "transparency" from a buzzword to a fuzzword. The latest examples come from the Environmental Protection Agency.<p>In a <i>transparent</i> government, emails are subject to freedom of information laws. In the <i>Obama</i> government, senior EPA officials have one set of email …

Guns Stand Supreme

Unlike gays and immigrants, why guns are the one wedge issue that will not go away. Fascinating stuff. And what gun control advocates are trying to …

The Things That Work to Curb Gun Violence

While different states and cities might look to different strategies for protecting public safety, we all can agree on this: we lose too many American lives to gun violence.<p>As a City Councilman, Mayor and now a Governor, I've attended too many line of duty funerals. I've looked into the eyes of too …

GIGANTIC MISS: JUST 88K NEW JOBS, UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FALLS TO 7.6%, DOW FUTURES OFF 150

Just 88K new jobs were created in March.<p>That's well below the 190K that analysts had expected.<p>It's also well below the "whisper" number of 150K<p>The unemployment rate fell to 7.6%, amid a drop in Labor Force Participation.<p>The slight drop in unemployment isn't necessarily a good sign.<p>Last month was …

Obama's New Budget Will Contain The Infamous 'Chained CPI'

The proposal attempts to strike a compromise with congressional Republicans on the Fiscal 2014 budget by combining the president's demand for higher taxes with GOP insistence on reductions in entitlement programs.<p>The official, who spoke on a condition of anonymity to describe a budget that has yet …

New York professor under fire over 'hypothetical' questions about rape

A University of Rochester professor will keep his job after comments he made on his personal blog questioning whether the rape of unconscious victims should be illegal, a school spokeswoman confirmed to FoxNews.com.<p>Economics professor Steven Landsburg came under fire from students at the university …

Former Massachusetts GOP Sen. Scott Brown not ruling out run in New Hampshire

Declaring that he's likely not done with politics, former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown from Massachusetts refused Thursday to rule out a run for office in New Hampshire, while describing the Granite State as "almost a second home."<p>"I don't think I'm done with politics," the Republican told reporters after …

FAA funded airport towers using 30-year-old data to justify costs

The government has been using 30-year-old data on aircraft collisions to justify the cost of operating control towers at small airports even though accident rates have improved significantly over that time.<p>Had the Federal Aviation Administration used more current data, it's probable that some …

Sorry, Congress Still Isn't Going to Do Anything About 'Too Big to Fail'

Sure, senators voted 99-0 on Friday to recognize it's still a problem. But there's no real appetite for reopening the Pandora's box of financial reform.<p>Keith Bedford/Reuters<p>In a rare moment of bipartisan consensus, the Senate on Friday voted 99-0 in favor of an amendment that would end federal …

Study: Health overhaul to raise claims cost 32%

WASHINGTON (AP) — Medical claims costs — the biggest driver of health insurance premiums — will jump an average 32% for Americans' individual policies under the Affordable Care Act health care law, according to a study out Tuesday by the nation's leading group of financial risk analysts.<p>While some …

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