Republicans warn BLM eyeing land grab along Texas-Oklahoma border514_Par_87259_Image_-1_-1_1

Not another showdown. Check it out: Texas officials are raising alarm that the Bureau of Land Management, on the heels of its dust-up with Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, might be eyeing a massive land grab in northern Texas. The under-the-radar … Continue reading

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Development of pipelines and processing facilities to capture it hasn’t kept pace with oil drilling. Check it out: Dr. Lyle Best traveled nearly 200 miles from the heart of North Dakota’s oil patch Tuesday to tell state regulators one thing: … Continue reading

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Surprise: Efforts to Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages in New York City Not Going So Wellusa-new-york-horse-drawn-carriages

Tradition is important. Check it out: As it turns out, most residents of the Big Apple appreciate tradition and opportunities to ride horse-drawn carriages around places like Central Park — a practice that has been a staple of New York … Continue reading

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Here comes the gas tax. Check it out: Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Tuesday announced that President Obama plans to provide lawmakers with a legislative proposal for renewing federal transportation spending. The president was criticized for failing to provide a … Continue reading

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Republicans warn Obama of ‘fatal mistake’ in Afghanistanobama_and_afghanistan1

13 years of sacrifice and investment. Check it out: Republican lawmakers are warning the White House that leaving fewer than 10,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan would be a “fatal mistake.” Reuters on Tuesday reported the administration is considering leaving “well … Continue reading

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From hunters & fishermen to greenies on Earth Day: “You’re quite welcome!”hunters1

For the last couple of decades hunters and fishermen have contributed over $1.5 billion per year towards Senator Gaylord Nelson’s (Earth Day “founder”) lofty goal. Check it out: “Over four decades ago, Americans from all walks of life came together … Continue reading

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Feds to Award $1 Million for Contraception, Sterilization of Wild Horses, Burros476_Par_68319_Image_700_472_1

To keep the levels in what we call an appropriate management level. Check it out: The Bureau of Land Management announced it is planning to award 10 grants of $1 million each for wild horse and burro contraception and sterilization … Continue reading

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Reid: ‘We Are a Nation of Laws, Not of Men and Women’harry-reid-4-25-12

Reid is such an idiot. Check it out: It may not be tomorrow, but Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) says “something will happen” to force a Nevada rancher to obey a court order to stop grazing his cattle on … Continue reading

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NYC comptroller questions Texas company over donations to NRAr-AMERICAN-CROSSROADS-large570

Not sure why? Check it out: The New York City comptroller has questions for a Texas energy company about donations it made to the National Rifle Association and American Crossroads. American Crossroads is a conservative political action committee. Scott Stringer, … Continue reading

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Obamacare exchange asks for fee on all insurance policiesarticle-2558977-1B7899BB00000578-226_634x453

Hike fees on those who use the website from 1.4 percent to 1.7 percent. Check it out: Colorado’s latest effort to ensure its state-run health care exchange is self-sufficient involves a $13 million fee collected from all Coloradans with health … Continue reading

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