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• salt • is written by mom, wife, and veteran broadcaster Annie Ashe Fields. What's with the Smooth Jazz logo? It's just where I spent the best part of my 20 year radio career. When you spend that long on the air talking to that many people, it's possible we've "met." So, if you remember "Annie Ashe" from San Francisco, Philadelphia, or The Smooth Jazz Network, that's me!
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- Planned Parenthood's Cash Cow 'August 3, 2015 5:00 am'When revenue from harvested baby organs is considered, late term abortion is one of Planned Parenthood’s highest ticket items. This may explain why it has resisted any attempt by legislators to restrict them. […]
- A Message to the Supporters of Planned Parenthood 'August 3, 2015 5:00 am'A few days ago I received a phone call from an old acquaintance living in Haifa, Israel. Fighting back the tears, he asked me what in God’s name has happened to the United States […]
- Surrender Like a Boy Scout 'August 3, 2015 5:00 am'Scouting has never been just about tying knots and learning survival skills, but about instilling virtue and building character. […]
- Obama's Mental Rigidity Is Dangerous 'August 3, 2015 5:00 am'He's no Socrates. […]
- How the Left turned electoral rejection into triumph (and what Conservatives can learn from them) 'August 3, 2015 5:00 am'We must finally acknowledge the scope of the damage that’s issued from attaching too much importance to electoral victories and too little to cultural losses. […]
- Planned Parenthood's Cash Cow 'August 3, 2015 5:00 am'
- Guess Who? 10 News Outlets Tweeting Cecil the Lion More than Abortion Videos 'August 3, 2015 7:59 pm'Media coverage isn’t just about who writes the news – it’s also about who delivers the news. Since last week, social media gurus have pumped out tweets about Cecil, the famed African lion shot by an American dentist. But the story of aborted baby parts sorted and dissected in the name of “research” by Planned Parenthood didn’t make the cut on Twitter. The br […]Katie Yoder
- Networks Ignore 'Backlash' Caused by Companys $70k Minimum Wage 'August 3, 2015 7:56 pm'The man called America’s “Boss of the Year” (at least, by ABC News) is facing problems, including a staff exodus, after giving a massive to boost to many of his employees’ salaries. Seattle-based Gravity Payments CEO Dan Price announced in April 2015 that he would implement a minimum $70,000 salary for all his employees. Back then, ABC, NBC and CBS pounced […]Alatheia Larsen
- CBS, NBC Minimize Coverage of New Mexico Church Bombings 'August 3, 2015 7:48 pm'Monday's CBS This Morning and NBC's Today both devoted a minimal amount of coverage to the Sunday bombings of two churches in Las Cruces, New Mexico. The two Big Three morning newscasts devoted 58 seconds to news briefs on the explosions at a Baptist church and a Catholic parish. By contrast, the programs set aide 12 minutes and 22 seconds of air t […]Matthew Balan
- Chuck Todd Lectures Ben Carson Over ‘Black Lives Matter’ Movement 'August 3, 2015 7:21 pm'In an interview with Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson on NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday, host Chuck Todd demanded to know why the GOP contender had been critical of the left-wing “Black Lives Matter” movement: “...you were also, in an earlier interview this week, asked about the Black Lives Matter movement. And you called it ‘silly.’ Why did you […]Kyle Drennen
- Andrea Mitchell Acts as Doormat for Planned Parenthood President 'August 3, 2015 6:41 pm'On Monday, MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell hosted Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards for a friendly interview to help the nation’s largest abortion provider defend itself from recent criticism over the alleged sale of fetal body parts for profit. […]Jeffrey Meyer
- Guess Who? 10 News Outlets Tweeting Cecil the Lion More than Abortion Videos 'August 3, 2015 7:59 pm'
- Senate blocks GOP bill to halt Planned Parenthood fed funds 'August 3, 2015 10:07 pm'WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate blocked a Republican drive Monday to terminate federal funds for Planned Parenthood, setting the stage for the GOP to try again this fall amid higher stakes — a potential government shutdown that could echo into next year's presidential and congressional elections. […]Associated Press
- Senate blocks GOP bill to halt federal funds for Planned Parenthood in mostly party-line vote 'August 3, 2015 10:07 pm'WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate blocks GOP bill to halt federal funds for Planned Parenthood in mostly party-line vote. […]Associated Press
- Coach, teammates fondly remember Kansas batboy who died 'August 3, 2015 10:07 pm'WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Members of a semi-pro Kansas baseball team say the 9-year-old batboy who died after being accidentally hit by a follow-through swing was energetic and hard-working, and had a nearly constant smile. […]Associated Press
- Use of batboys suspended after 9-year-old's death 'August 3, 2015 10:07 pm'WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The National Baseball Congress has suspended using batboys and batgirls during its World Series games in Kansas following the death of a 9-year-old boy who was accidentally hit in the head with a bat during a game. […]Associated Press
- Misery deepens for those in Puerto Rico who can't leave 'August 3, 2015 10:07 pm'SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Most tables are empty at Walter Martin's coffee shop in San Juan's colonial district. His brow is furrowed with concern and glistens with sweat in the sweltering Caribbean morning. […]Associated Press
- Senate blocks GOP bill to halt Planned Parenthood fed funds 'August 3, 2015 10:07 pm'
- School Report: Illinois Players' Allegations Unfounded 'August 3, 2015 10:32 pm'U of Illinois: Law firm finds no basis for allegations from ex-women's basketball players […]
- Faith Holds at New Mexico Churches Targeted by Small Blasts 'August 3, 2015 10:32 pm'Faith holds at 2 New Mexico churches targeted by outdoor explosions; no injuries reported […]
- Senate Blocks GOP Bill to Halt Planned Parenthood Fed Funds 'August 3, 2015 10:30 pm'Senate blocks GOP bill to cut Planned Parenthood aid, setting up intense fall battle […]
- Bills Offensive Line Coach Kromer Grateful to Rejoin Team 'August 3, 2015 10:30 pm'Bills assistant Kromer excited, grateful to rejoin team after battery charge dropped […]
- Prosecutor: Police Officers Unlawfully Opened Fire in Death 'August 3, 2015 10:29 pm'Prosecutor: New Mexico officers unlawfully opened fire in death of homeless man who had knives […]
- School Report: Illinois Players' Allegations Unfounded 'August 3, 2015 10:32 pm'
- China's controversial "baby hatches" 'June 28, 2014 3:35 am'Controversy surrounds the "baby hatch," a place where desperate parents in China can leave a baby they can't care for. The increasing number of abandoned newborns has overwhelmed the government system, causing hatches to shut down. One family faces criminal charges after finding out they left their baby to die at a closed "hatch." Se […]
- Are VA medical centers over-prescribing narcotics to veterans? 'September 19, 2013 7:52 pm'Veterans have been dying of accidental overdoses of narcotic painkillers at a much higher rate than the general population. Some Veterans Affairs doctors are speaking out, saying they've felt pressured by administrators to prescribe narcotics and that patients are not properly monitored. Jim Axelrod reports. […]
- A primer on the "Fast and Furious" scandal 'February 13, 2013 2:25 am'A primer on the Justice Department's controversial gun-tracking program […]
- Exclusive: Fast and Furious report slams Phoenix ATF 'August 28, 2012 1:14 am'The Inspector General draft report on Fast and Furious heaps blame on the Phoenix-based staff of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms […]
- Army Gen. allegedly delayed probe into abuse at U.S.-funded Afghan military hospital 'July 25, 2012 1:20 am'Former U.S. military advisors testify to Congress on human suffering, corruption at National Military Hospital […]
- China's controversial "baby hatches" 'June 28, 2014 3:35 am'
- Our New Slow-Growth Economy & Where It Leads 'August 3, 2015 7:14 pm'Holman Jenkins, WSJAT&T is a taxpaying corporate citizen in good standing and agreed to a perfectly legal takeover with fellow taxpaying corporate citizen DirecTV. We know it was legal because the Justice Department approved the deal, saying it raised no concerns under the antitrust laws. […]
- Will Trump's Interviewers Get Serious? 'August 3, 2015 6:54 pm'Mollie Hemingway, The FederalistEarly the next morning after Dave Brat defeated House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in a primary, Chuck Todd interviewed the victor by phone on MSNBC. Brat said he thought his first chat with Todd would be a chat about the successful campaign. But Todd had other things in mind. He peppered him with questions about policy issues. […]
- Jon Stewart for President? 'August 3, 2015 6:48 pm'Dean Obeidallah, CNNOn Tuesday we learned that President Obama had "secretly" summoned "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart to the White House twice in recent years. Social media was abuzz with the question of whether Stewart was actually advising Obama on certain policy issues. The comments of Obama's former senior adviser, David Axelrod t […]
- The Iran Deal Is Hemorrhaging Support 'August 3, 2015 6:47 pm'Scott Clement, Washington PostJust two weeks after it was struck, Americans appear to be taking an increasingly negative view of the Iran nuclear deal.A CNN-ORC poll released Tuesday finds 52 percent of Americans say Congress should reject the deal, while 44 percent want them to approve it. The findings mirror a Pew Research poll released last week and mark […]
- Un-Greek Tragedies in Puerto Rico, Appalachia 'August 3, 2015 6:39 pm'Paul Krugman, NY TimesOn Friday the government of Puerto Rico announced that it was about to miss a bond payment. It claimed that for technical legal reasons this wouldn’t be a default, but that’s a distinction without a difference.So is Puerto Rico America’s Greece? No, it isn’t, and it’s important to understand why. […]
- Our New Slow-Growth Economy & Where It Leads 'August 3, 2015 7:14 pm'
- Are “Eerie Events Culminating in September”? Why Some Are Bracing for a Crash or Big Event 'August 3, 2015 9:23 pm'Without a doubt, there is a very impressive confluence of events that all come together in September. […]Contributing Author
- Homeland Security Idle on 2008 EMP Threat: “Gov’t Dysfunction Preventing … Protecting Ourselves” 'August 3, 2015 8:24 am'Homeland Security has done nothing to guard against power grid failure since dire 2008 EMP […]Mac Slavo
- Die Like Sheep: Navy to Prosecute Chattanooga Hero For Discharging Firearm on Federal Property 'August 2, 2015 6:48 pm'The government's case makes it clear that the policies of this administration and subsequently our military under its direct command, is that Americans are not to fight back when faced with being murdered. […]Mac Slavo
- 11 Red Flag Events That Just Happened As We Enter The Pivotal Month Of August 2015 'August 1, 2015 5:40 pm'This next month (August) will be a month of transition as we enter an extremely chaotic time in the fall and winter... […]Contributing Author
- Are We Being Forced Into a “Second American Civil War”… If So, Who Will Win? 'July 31, 2015 7:09 pm'Unfortunately, it can happen here. But will it? […]Mac Slavo
- Are “Eerie Events Culminating in September”? Why Some Are Bracing for a Crash or Big Event 'August 3, 2015 9:23 pm'
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