Sen. Johnson: America at ‘Lower-Level of European-Style Socialism’

  Sen. Mike Lee (R.-Utah) (CNSNews.com) – Government spending made up 39 percent of the U.S. economy last year, compared to just five percent 100 years ago, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) said Thursday.   For perspective, he cited Norway, where government spending makes up 40 percent of the economy, bankrupt Greece, where government spending is […]

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JC Penney CEO: America Believes in Ellen Degeneres

The new marketing campaign hasn’t even launched yet, but just about every American knows Ellen DeGeneres is JC Penney’s new spokesperson. A group called One Million Moms organized a Facebook campaign protest this week in response to JC Penney’s decision to hire DeGeneres, who is openly gay. JC Penney is “jumping on the pro-gay bandwagon,” […]

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Get a 22-inch LCD monitor for $89.99

(Credit: Mwave) You know I can’t resist a good monitor deal. While supplies last, Mwave has the refurbished Hannspree Hanns-G HF225DPB 22-inch LCD monitor for $89.99, plus $4.99 for shipping. [Note: At 9:18 a.m. PT, this deal is marked “temporarily unavailable.”] That is without question one of the best deals I’ve seen on a monitor […]

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Adele’s Grammy Comeback After Vocal Cord Surgery

Adele’s Grammy Comeback After Vocal Cord Surgery Feb. 10, 2012 — The Grammy Awards are the first live performance for Adele, the bluesy 23-year-old British singer and 2011 Billboard artist of the year, since having throat surgery last November to remove a benign polyp on her vocal cord. To better understand the procedure she underwent […]

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Carney: White House Has ‘No Opinion’ on Whether the Senate Should Pass a Budget

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney. (AP Photo/File) (CNSNews.com) – The White House has “no opinion” on whether the Senate should pass a budget, White House press secretary Jay Carney told a press briefing Wednesday. ABC News’ Jake Tapper asked Carney whether President Obama agreed with comments by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke at a […]

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Abstinence And Intelligence

Thinkstock “For each year the school had employed the abstinence program, their students’ grades rose by 1.5%.“ Seinfeld character George Costanza once discovered just how powerful his brain could be if he stopped thinking about sex. Now a new study at Purdue University has confirmed his breakthrough finding. Researchers examined 42 Indiana high schools, all […]

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Big Is Back: Mega-Mansions of the Super Wealthy

The latest project of Hyatt hotel heir Anthony Pritzker is a 49,300-square-foot building designed by an architecture firm in Paris. It involves a small army of specialized consultants and boasts amenities like a bowling alley, hairdressing area and gym. The project, in the hills above Los Angeles, isn’t a luxury hotel—it’s a private home for […]

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Get a Pioneer home-theater receiver for $134.99

The Pioneer VSX-521-K is very nicely equipped for an “entry-level” receiver. (Credit: Woot) A big TV without big speakers is just plain criminal. Alas, you can’t just buy a pair and plug them directly into your LCD or plasma; you need a receiver to act as the hub and amplify the audio. Of course, if […]

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Treating Sleep Apnea in Kids Improves Behavior, Quality of Life

Treating Sleep Apnea in Kids Improves Behavior, Quality of Life Feb. 10, 2012 — Kids with obstructive sleep apnea are often tired by day, have trouble paying attention, and have other behavioral problems all because they are not getting enough quality sleep at night. A new study may help turn that around — without surgery. […]

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Bipartisan Senate Resolution Says U.S. Is ‘Absolutely Determined’ to Stop a Nuclear-Armed Iran

Sens. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) hold a press conference in Jerusalem, Israel during a November 2009 visit. (AP Photo/Tara Todras-Whitehill) (CNSNews.com) – A bipartisan trio of senators are preparing to introduce a resolution that would make it clear the U.S. Senate opposes any policy that would settle for, and seek to “contain,” […]

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