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‘This race looks like it’s decided': Des Moines Register poll shows Joni Ernst at 51 percent

“This race looks like it’s decided.”
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‘$18?’ Cocktails at ‘Ready for Hillary’ event not priced for the 99 percent [pic]

“Madame President”
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Obama at 38 percent approval rating in new Quinnipiac poll

A Quinnipiac poll released today places President Obama at a 38 percent approval rating. OBAMA JOB APPROVAL DROPS TO NEW LOW, QUINNIPIAC SURVEY SHOWS.—   (@zerohedge) December 10, 2013 Some realtalk: I expected Obama to tick up a little bit last week. The intensity level was down and yet…nope. bit.ly/IDIr4s— Rick Wilson (@The…
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An Iowa Taco Joint Lost 25 Percent of Its Business After This Picture of an Employee Hit the Internet

“She was extremely rude because I was upset with her appearance and behavior.”

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Abortions Decline 3 Percent Nationally as Abortion Clinics Keep Closing

As more and more abortion clinics continue to close nationwide, the number of abortions nationally continues to decline. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its latest national abortion statistics today and found the number and rate of reported abortions fell 3 percent in 2010, the most recent year for which the CDC has [……

Abortions Decline 7.4 Percent in Arizona Thanks to Pro-Life Laws

A new report from the state health department in Arizona shows the number of abortions there has declined more than seven percent, thanks in part to the passage of more pro-life laws limiting abortions.

The Department of Health Services annual abortion report shows a 7.4% decrease in the number of abortions performed in Arizona in 2012 as compared to 2011.

Abortions dropped 8 percent from 2010-2011 after dropping 30 percent the year before.

Gallup: 46 percent believe government poses immediate threat to rights and freedoms

One of the biggest and most divisive themes of the 2012 campaign season was the battle between “the makers” and “the takers,” which reached its peak with the release of Mitt Romney’s secretly recorded ”47 percent” comments. Romney backtracked from the comments at the time, but in a post-election conference call suggested that President Obama’s promise of “gifts” (like free contraceptives and college loan forgiveness) did plenty to win him reelection.

CCW Permits for Florida Women Older Than 65 Leap 600 Percent in Past Decade

Florida, with its miles of pristine beaches, vibrant resort cities, retirement communities and recreation-centered lifestyle, is considered by many political pundits and opinion pollsters as a bellwether state for its social and political trending.

That’s why when the Sunshine State was the first to pass the one-million threshold for licensed concealed-weapon permits, those people who pay close attention to national opinions and trends took special notice.

Fair share? President Obama’s effective tax rate drops to 18.4 percent

Remember when Warren Buffett’s secretary was invited to the 2012 State of the Union address to serve as the president’s human prop for raising tax rates on the wealthy? Well, it didn’t work. The president and vice president released their tax returns today, and President Obama’s effective tax rate went down last year, to around 18 percent. That’s closing in on Mitt Romney territory, and we all know he was getting away with something.

Report: 47 Percent of Detroit Property Owners Pay No Taxes

The Detroit News: Nearly Half of Detroits Property Owners Pay Nothing in Taxes

Shuttered and repossessed homes line the streets of a middle class neighborhood on the East side of Detroit. (Getty Images)

An estimated 47 percent of Detroit’s property owners pay no taxes, according to recent report from The Detroit News.

“Nearly half of the owners of Detroit’s 305,000 properties failed to pay their tax bills last year, exacerbating a punishing cycle of declining revenues and diminished services for a city in a financial crisis,” the report notes, citing more than 200,000 pages of tax documents.