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Sarah Palin Will Not Run for President

Sarah Palin has finally ended months of speculation and announced she will not seek the GOP nomination for president.

The former Alaska governor and 2008 vice-presidential candidate issued a statement that read in part, “As always, my family comes first and obviously Todd and I put great consideration into family life before making this decision. When we serve, we devote ourselves to God, family and country. My decision maintains this order.”

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Toby Keith Weighs In on Taxes: ‘I Expect the Wealthy to Write a Check’

The fight over taxes and the public debt is never far from the headlines lately, and Toby Keith has never been shy about speaking his mind on political matters, so it’s only natural that he offered his thoughts about taxes when speaking with the Boston Herald.

What might be surprising — at least for folks who consider Keith just another red state-residing good ol’ boy — is the way he responded to the question.

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Weird Condoleeza Rice Photo Album Found in Gadhafi’s Compound

When rebels stormed Moammar Gadhafi’s compound recently, they found some unusual things that revealed a lot about the Libyan leader. The most interesting item? An album containing dozens of photos of Condoleeza Rice, indicating he might have had a bit of a schoolboy crush on the former US Secretary of State.

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Starbucks CEO Says No More Money To Lawmakers Until Budget Is Fixed

There are plenty of people out of jobs, struggling to make their mortgage payments and doing everything they can to keep food on the table. We as an American people have just about gotten to our wits end when it comes to our elected officials arguing like kids on a playground. We as a nation have almost given up on hope that someone with enough power will stand up and do what's right for us. Finally someone has and I have a feeling Washington is going to start listening!

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Newsweek’s Michelle Bachmann Cover Draws Accusations of Liberal Bias and Sexism

Oh, boy! I really don't like to argue politics with people but this new Newsweek cover is a little shocking (as I'm sure they meant it to be). You can not deny that Minnesota Senator and Presidential hopeful Michelle Bachmann looks a little crazy.....okay, a lot crazy in this unflattering photo.

Is all fair in love, war and politics? Or, does the media go too far? Click 'READ MORE' to see the cover and tell us what you think of Newsweek's Michelle Bachmann cover.

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MN State Government Shutdown Could Become Even Bigger Problem

There are thousands of government workers laid off, hundreds of state-run services closed and it's all because the two sides can't come to an agreement on a budget. To those that have been directly affected, life is tough right now. But if you are like me, you haven't felt the state government shutdown at all. Personally, I was thinking it wouldn't affect me. My license is up to date, my car tabs are current, the home I'm building is in an area that has city inspectors - how could this affect me? Then I read this.

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Americans Angry At Current State of the Country: Survey

We all have our problems going for us in this economy. Every time we fill up the car, go to the grocery store or get our lay-off notices. Many Americans are feeling the pressure build and are angry about the current state of the economy - including me! I typically don't get political, so I will keep my comments to myself, but I would like to hear yours. What are your thoughts on the state of the economy? Are we coming out of the recession or are we slipping further into it? (Please keep comments clean)

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Fox News Mistakes Tina Fey For Sarah Palin [VIDEO]

The speculations about Sarah Palin's future plans are making news headlines, and while Fox News was reporting the story they accidentally aired a picture of Tina Fey impersonating Sarah Palin instead of Palin herself. Now that's funny!

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All Together Now: A Celebration of Service

So, a bunch of former presidents and a group of musicians walk into a room…it’s not a joke but a TV special called All Together Now: A Celebration of Service. Kid Rock is involved though, so it is possible that someone will get punched.

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Can Al Franken Beat Amy Klobuchar’s…Hotdish?

Minnesota politicians have decided to tackle what really matters – whose Hot Dish is the best?

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