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February 28, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

House backs domestic violence law /

Out of the Log Cabin

Out of the Log Cabin

February 28, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

by John Avlon Feb 28, 2013 1:30 PM EST   Nearly 60 new Republican notables have signed an amicus brief filed to the Supreme Court today in support of the freedom to marry. John Avlon on who’s joined the movement—and its significance. One hundred and thirty-one Republicans signed an amicus brief submitted to the Supreme Court on Thursday, arguing that marriage is a fundamental right...

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The Sequester? Never heard of it.

The Sequester? Never heard of it.

February 27, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

The Washington Post says our attitude about the Sequester is like the movie, "Clueless."  (AP) Just one in four Americans are following very closely the debate over the $1.2 trillion in automatic spending cuts set to kick in on Friday, according to a new Washington Post-Pew poll, numbers that serve as a reminder that although talk of the sequester is dominating the...

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DIY, but Mom’s Way / The Mom Vivant

February 27, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

While assembling furniture, my friend Debbie asked her roommate’s five-year-old son to bring her a screwdriver. “Do you want a ‘Daddy’ screwdriver or a ‘Mommy’ screwdriver?” the little boy asked. Confused but preoccupied, Debbie absentmindedly said, “Bring me a ‘Mommy’ screwdriver.” The child came back and handed her a butter knife. – Contributed by Cori Cole I thought that clip from Reader's Digest was...

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February 27, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

A political gambit or a budget reality? Detained illegal immigrants released 

History “Makers”

February 27, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

Apple Pays for Unauthorized App Purchases by Kids

February 26, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

By Hayley Tsukayama, Apple has settled with parents who sued the company for making it too easy for kids to rack up charges by buying add-ons to games and other apps. Think twice before you plan a vacation with your settlement money, though. According to the court documents, posted in full on Monday by Apple Insider’s Mikey Campbell, the company is agreeing to give qualifying customers a $5...

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Chicken and Brisket Stew

February 26, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

From Southern Living Magazine Ingredients 2 large onions, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon vegetable oil $ 1 1/2 tablespoons jarred beef soup base 2 pounds skinned and boned chicken breasts $ 1 (28-oz.) can fire-roasted crushed tomatoes 1 (12-oz.) package frozen white shoepeg or whole kernel corn 1 (10-oz.) package frozen cream-style corn, thawed 1 (9-oz.) package frozen baby lima beans 1 (12-oz.) bottle chili sauce 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1 tablespoon yellow mustard 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper 1 pound chopped barbecued beef brisket (without sauce) 1...

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So, it wasn’t Debbie’s best night!

February 26, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

Oscar Wrap Up By Debbie Baldwin   Well let me start off by saying that had I written my traditional list of Oscar predictions—for which I have a remarkably accurate record—I would have failed miserably this year. This had to have been one of the most unusual, scattered, unpredictable, Academy Awards I have ever seen. That being said I am prepared to eat...

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February 26, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

New home sales surge