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Sick of city life? America´s
top 10 small towns to live in
offer a slower pace (although
from these pictures maybe a
little too quiet)

Daily Mail (UK), by Staff

Original Article

Posted By:JoniTx, 8/28/2013 10:57:36 AM

If you crave small town life the way that Norman Rockwell imagined, then pack up and head for these unassuming idylls scattered across the country. A list of the top ten best small towns in America has been compiled by analyzing the size of population, income, crime levels, house prices and number of parks and gardens. The perfect spots are dotted from coast to coast, reaching from the Pacific Northwest to the Rockie Mountains, the Heartland and up the Atlantic Coast. The town of Sharon Massachusetts comes in first place, according to a survey by CNNMoney. Number One: SHARON, MASSACHUSSETS

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mitzi, 8/28/2013 11:08:31 AM     (No. 9495333)

There is no way I could live in a small town or suburban area. Tried it ... didn´t like it.

I need to be able to get around w/o a car. I had driving and won´t do it.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 8/28/2013 11:10:35 AM     (No. 9495339)

FTA: (caption): Mason, Ohio: Great schools and a close proximity to the robust job markets of Cincinnati and Dayton make Mason a great place to raise a family.

Have to LOL at the Mail calling Dayton & Cincy "robust" job markets.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Scrubber, 8/28/2013 11:13:32 AM     (No. 9495342)

Vienna and Berkley Hgts small towns? Uh, I don´t think so.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Safari Man, 8/28/2013 11:14:24 AM     (No. 9495343)

Where I am headed makes those towns look like ant hills.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: halfnorsk, 8/28/2013 11:14:49 AM     (No. 9495345)

Those of us who live in truly small towns (mine is under 1,800), these top 10 seem like good-sized cities -- too crowded for my taste. I like sitting on my patio and watching deer sauntering across the field.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: thelmalou, 8/28/2013 11:15:57 AM     (No. 9495346)

I also have to laugh at them calling some of these small towns...many of them are suburbs of big cities.

#1 - I´m sorry you cannot live near me. My dream is to have a home in the middle of 500 acres off a little dirt road that runs off a slightly bigger paved road that runs off a little 2-lane highway in the middle of nowhere.

Oh, give me land, lots of land under starry skies above/Don´t fence me in/Let me ride through the wide open country that I love/Don´t fence me in...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bnrmusa, 8/28/2013 11:16:54 AM     (No. 9495348)

Rockford Michigan, is the #1 small town to live in.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: yuban, 8/28/2013 11:17:09 AM     (No. 9495349)

We live in a small town in Northern California. Population is 1,100. We have no stop lights. Closest light is 60 miles away. We have a health clinic, super market, pizza joint, coffee shop, schools, a river flowing thru town, streams and lakes everywhere, hunting, fishing, parks,..... all you need. Best part is it is very Conservative. I wouldn´t trade this place for any of the so called top ten.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: smcchk, 8/28/2013 11:20:52 AM     (No. 9495358)

With greater use of technology, I hope that Americans can continue to disperse throughout this nation, as they choose. I hope that centralized big commerce areas, big cities, grow less influential every day. The more we disperse, the harder we are to control. Plus, the peace and quiet of smaller towns is so nice.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Redneck In NY, 8/28/2013 11:36:41 AM     (No. 9495378)

Glad my village isn´t on this list....don´t want big city libs flocking here to live the quaint life, only to "discover" there aren´t enough laws/rules/edicts to satisfy their idiotic ideas.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: dman, 8/28/2013 11:37:40 AM     (No. 9495380)

If we all had the same priorities and tastes, we´d all be driving the same model car, #1. If you like city life: go for it. As for me, I like to live about 35-45 minutes outside of a city. I go into town to do whatever I must, then I get the hell out and go home.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Attila DiMedici, 8/28/2013 11:44:20 AM     (No. 9495390)

In a similar fashion to what others have said, West Goshen, Pa is adjacent to West Chester, Pa (a small city). If you do not see the signs marking the city limits you would not know when you left West Chester and entered West Goshen (or vice versa). The same thing continues as you head east until you end up in Philadelphia. There is no real divide between any of the towns between West Chester and Philadelphia (and very little to distinguish them to an outsider).

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Reply 13 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 8/28/2013 11:44:59 AM     (No. 9495392)

I´m not going to tell anyone where I live because someone will want to ruin it. The biggest city is four hours away and I´ve been there twice in twelve years. As I get older I want less and less contact with people so eventually this small town might become too ´rambling´ for me.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: jt26, 8/28/2013 11:48:34 AM     (No. 9495396)

If Vienna Virginia is a small town then I am a Japanese fighter pilot. The Brits know nothing of America. Or dental hygiene.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Tanker76, 8/28/2013 11:50:35 AM     (No. 9495401)

Live near Mason, Ohio. Not small and not cheap to live there, either. Average house is in the $300K+ range, VERY near to Cincy and the job market in Dayton and Cincy is abysmal.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: grounded, 8/28/2013 11:50:40 AM     (No. 9495402)

This list is suspect from the gitgo. No town rated Number One could possibly be situate in the People´s Commonwealth of Taxachusetts. And not one entry from the Lone Star State. Definitely a bogus list.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Balogreene, 8/28/2013 11:56:24 AM     (No. 9495411)

I spent 1955 through 1970 in Rockford, IL. It was idyllic. Until 1982 I lived in the Chicago suburbs, then the (then) farthest west street in Albuquerque, NM, then NYC, and now NOVA. I´ve loved them all. But when I retire it will be to a truly small town, hopefully smaller than any in this article.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: smak90, 8/28/2013 11:56:59 AM     (No. 9495414)

Funny...not a single southern town listed. I guess there are no nice small towns in the south.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Raristotle, 8/28/2013 11:57:43 AM     (No. 9495416)

I recently moved to a town in Southwest Pennsylvania (I married into this community). Population--88. We have a post office and a general store, where you can buy anything from feed to bottled water to farming tools and equipment. The general store even has a book exchange, so I guess it serves as our library. The nearest "real" town is 15 miles away, and its population is a little over 4,000. It´s beautiful out here, but when you leave, you better do all of your errands (get gas, go to a real grocery store, etc.).

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Reply 20 - Posted by: bob913, 8/28/2013 12:12:22 PM     (No. 9495431)

Chanhassen, Minnesota is about 12 miles from downtown Minneapolis. I use to live in Golden Valley which is closer and you could not tell there was a city nearby. Most suburbs are like this.

The closer I get to a city the worst I feel as it becomes too crowded. I use to live & work near North Minneapolis (just 2 miles from downtown) and it was a scary place some 25 years ago and it has gone downhill from there.

Check out zillow or hotpads.com and search on foreclosures. There are so many red dots.






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Reply 21 - Posted by: birddog, 8/28/2013 12:19:32 PM     (No. 9495444)

Is this the same list Newtown, Conn. topped several times?

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Reply 22 - Posted by: farmwife, 8/28/2013 12:19:45 PM     (No. 9495446)

My location suits me perfectly. And I´m not recruiting anybody to come here. So often people come here and decide they need to enlighten us yokels and do their best to make us as much like the hell hole they came from before moving on to some other nice peaceful place to do the same.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Coy860, 8/28/2013 12:22:46 PM     (No. 9495451)

Enjoy the small towns while you are young, but when retiring consider a larger town or small city with a hospital nearby. Your proximity to doctors and specialists, shopping etc. will become very important. Maintaining acreage becomes too difficult. Even YOU may need home services to stay independent, driving may become difficult. Consider the whole picture.
Most of the listed towns are in high tax States.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: hot coffee, 8/28/2013 12:23:13 PM     (No. 9495452)

You´re welcomed to move to Small Town America, but don´t bring your Blue State culture with you.

You won´t find us so welcoming if you do.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: chumley, 8/28/2013 12:23:45 PM     (No. 9495455)

I´ve lived in big cities and small towns both. The cities are ok because you only have to go a block or so from where you live and you are completely anonymous. Just another face in the crowd. Sadly, the criminals know that too and everyone is suspicious of everyone else.
I live in a small town now, in a free state. My town´s population is about 100 or so, median age is abut 60. Cows outnumber people 4 to 1. You never see a cop unless one is called, then he is an hour or two away. The neighbors plow the roads with their tractors because the state road guys rarely get out here. Everyone knows I carry a gun and it is a non-issue. Many f them do, too. The nearest town with stores is 8 miles and the nearest city 30 miles.
I miss the easy access to everything the city provides, and I miss meeting new people, but I dont miss the taxes, the crime, the restrictive laws and the rudeness. In the balance the small towns work better for me.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: kanphil, 8/28/2013 12:32:54 PM     (No. 9495474)

Only one south of the Mason-Dixon line, none west of Colorado, and worst of all, not one in the great state of Texas which has some of the greatest small towns on the planet!! Clearly a phony list.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: TheMotherCO, 8/28/2013 12:42:29 PM     (No. 9495487)

No way would I ever live in the south or east. Colorado is the fartherest that I would go to the east. I have lived all over the place and California is the best. The small town we retired to was perfect and close - hour drive - to either the ocean or the mountins. However, everyone has their favorites, and the gov of CA has ruined it.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: harper, 8/28/2013 12:59:44 PM     (No. 9495513)

I live in the ideal small town: it´s 45 minutes away.

The best crime fighting tools are lots of gravel roads and being a long way from the welfare office. Perps depend on all those government services to which they have fundamental rights.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: ncgrammie4, 8/28/2013 1:06:20 PM     (No. 9495527)

When we moved to our town in 2007 there were under 10000 people living here. Now 6 yrs later we are pushing 20000. A lot of people from northern states have relocated for jobs and weather and lower taxes. They vote democrat and don´t care about higher taxes, which seem reasonable compared to where they come from. I am just glad we don´t get mentioned in any of these articles because it is bad enough now.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: flybynight, 8/28/2013 1:14:27 PM     (No. 9495541)

We spent four years looking for the promised land, and found it quite by accident, as did most of the newcomers (less than four generations) in our historic little slice of waterfront paradise. We have 4999 neighbors, our beautiful little church is over 300 years old, the shoe store sells my brands, the hardware store guys know my name, and so do the five town cops, who wave cheerily as they go by. Much municipal business is transacted at the coffee shop. I rarely lock my front door, and WalMart is 45 minutes away.The university-owned hospital is three minutes away. It is an idyllic site with a glorious view, peaceful folk and wildlife. Best of all, the journalists who make up these silly lists will never find it, because it is cleverly concealed in the swamps of the hopelessly unfashionable South.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: dvc, 8/28/2013 1:17:07 PM     (No. 9495545)

LOL! Stupid article, these are suburbs embedded firmly into a large metro area or
just barely outside the edge of one.

These are NOT small towns.

I feel sorry for the poster that didn´t want to drive. The private car IS freedom. Public transportation is slavery.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: grampus, 8/28/2013 1:19:33 PM     (No. 9495549)

The unincorporated place I live in is so small that we can´t even afford a town drunk...so we all have to take turns.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: miceal, 8/28/2013 1:30:51 PM     (No. 9495569)

I live in Lamar County, Mississippi about 9 miles West of Hattiesburg. We are 90 miles from New Orleans and an equal distance from Mobile, Alabama. The "coast" is 80 miles South and we can be in Atlanta in less than 5 hours. We love it here and would invite all our LDot family to consider South Mississippi as an ideal retirement location.....

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Reply 34 - Posted by: artman1746, 8/28/2013 1:56:24 PM     (No. 9495591)

Everyone contemplating a move should do a little more investigation before they hop to these cities. All the photos, you´ll notice, were taken in the spring. Many of the cities are covered in snow and cold much of the year.

But most importantly you have to live among LIBERALS which means high taxes and idiotic local governing. But that´s great. I live in the fastest growing small town in the country. Not happy about that. So move to those cities. Stay away from Texas. If you´re liberal stay away! Just because you foul your own nest don´t bring your destruction here. Really, snow is good!

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Reply 35 - Posted by: rarebear, 8/28/2013 2:04:54 PM     (No. 9495601)

The bigger the burg, the bigger the local government. And jus what do bigger governments like to do? Yep, that´s right. Now if you don´t want your little slice of paradise turning Dem-blue and deciding to give away your hard earned money to their special causes, then don´t brag about how great you have it. You´ll only end up attracting a passel of progressive busy bodies hell bent on redistributing your property.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: chillijilli, 8/28/2013 2:15:05 PM     (No. 9495608)

Chanhassen, MN---a 97% white, Minneapolis suburb in which 51.6% of the population live in kid-free homes and earn a median income of $84K. Such diversity for those oh-so-progressive MinneZOHtans. /s

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Reply 37 - Posted by: bob913, 8/28/2013 2:34:00 PM     (No. 9495627)

#30 and so do the five town cops

Any reward out on you : )

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Reply 38 - Posted by: William A. Hollerman, 8/28/2013 2:34:20 PM     (No. 9495628)

Right, some of these places are ´burbs of big cities.... Bad list if you ask me! Small towns are defined as a town/village of between 1-10,000 people with several corn/bean/sugarcane/etc. fields all around. Places where flags are put out every holiday and they have their CHRISTMAS parade...... Places where the one of the biggest employers in town is the Co-Op or John Deere dealer.......Places where the biggest make out spot in the county is somewhere in or near one of the crop fields mentioned above. Places where the annual 4H Fair is a BIG DEAL...... If you mention the courthouse as a location for landmark purposes... you grew up in a small town. And if they recently got cell phone service... You know by now. This list goes on and on. One final thing, small towns gave the world many MANY famous and important Americans, such as Ronald Reagan, Neil Armstrong, and George Washington Carver. This list is bogus.... Give me a list of REAL small towns and I will show you the real America.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: William A. Hollerman, 8/28/2013 2:39:05 PM     (No. 9495636)

I forgot to mention that I grew up in northern Indiana... where the prairie begins and the corn stalks go on for miles..

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Reply 40 - Posted by: coldoc, 8/28/2013 2:46:38 PM     (No. 9495642)

I hope our "town" never gets mentioned on one of these things. We like it the way it is. The only vehicle down the road this week was the garbage truck.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: voxpopuli, 8/28/2013 2:49:52 PM     (No. 9495647)

as #6 intimates.. and #20 states..
Chanhassen is a SUBURB.. it is not a "small town"..
thirty years ago it was cornfields..
the oldest building I know of is an office building that was put up in 1982..
it is all new houses, condos and a big shopping center anchored by Target..
CHASKA, neighboring Chanhassen on the south side, is a REAL old river town and really IS a neat place.. around 150 years old..

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Reply 42 - Posted by: StormCnter, 8/28/2013 3:11:43 PM     (No. 9495672)

I have never lived in a city. For three years of exile, I lived in Chula Vista, CA, which at the time was a nice small town. But, Texas is home. For most of my life, I have lived on a ranch which is two hours from the nearest very small town and several hours from a city (does San Angelo count?). Now, I live in a rural area with both Dallas and Fort Worth within each driving distance. I cannot imagine having a neighbor´s windows next to my own, much less a shared apartment wall. As the earlier poster said, to each his own, but I´ll take the wide open spaces.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: flybynight, 8/28/2013 5:32:49 PM     (No. 9495933)

nah, #37, they know where to find me. The police here are good guys and gals, more interested in keeping the peace in as friendly and efficient a way as possible, than in lurking in the bushes nabbing minor traffic violators with out-of-state tags. Can you tell I really like my adopted home town? It is beautiful. Newcomers are welcome, but bring some good jobs with you, eh?

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Reports are flying across the Internet about the possibility that Apple’s satellite map app just snapped a pic of the elusive “Loch Ness monster.” Long speculated to be a relative of the dinosaur-era plesiosaur, many have chalked the rumors up to baseless monster talk. Until now. (Photograph) Could this satellite imagery hold a clue that scientists on the hunt have been missing? Could the Loch Ness monster be real?



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White House blames fox for
destroying Michelle’s garden

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Daily Caller, by Vince Coglianese    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/18/2014 3:59:04 PM     Post Reply
The White House is going to war with another fox — and this time, it’s personal. The Wall Street Journal reports that a red fox has been causing chaos around the White House, tripping security alarms, digging up Michelle’s garden and distracting the president from his duties. The Secret Service won’t give any details about how often the fox trips the White House’s obviously sophisticated security alarms, but rest assured, officials say, they’re watching. President Obama was apparently “stunned” to see the fox roaming freely down the oft-photographed White House colonnade, home to the world’s shortest, but most dramatic, outdoor strolls. The bushy-tailed visitor

Students Demand Acknowledgement of
Robert E. Lee´s ´Racist and Dishonorable Conduct´

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Breitbart´s Big Government, by AWR Hawkins    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/18/2014 12:35:28 PM     Post Reply
A group of seven multiracial Washington and Lee University (W&L) students are demanding the school remove all Confederate flags from campus and "acknowledge" General Robert E. Lee´s "dishonorable side." According to the Roanoke Times, "seven multiracial students, calling themselves ´The Committee,´" have also demanded the school "acknowledge and apologize for participating in chattel slavery." They want recognition of "Martin Luther King Jr. Day on the undergraduate campus" and an end to "neo-Confederates" marching across campus "to the Lee Chapel on Lee-Jackson Day." The students say they will "engage in civil disobedience" if their demands are not met by September 1st. They added: "The

Living in the New York Times World
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American Thinker, by J. Paul Masko    Original Article
Posted By: magnante- 4/19/2014 7:48:36 AM     Post Reply
I began reading the entirety of the first section of the New York Times at nine years old, and continued that practice, more or less, for decades.(snip) ...the power of reverence, intrinsic to what I call the “cascade” of The Times: the near avalanche-like flow and distribution of information through electronic and print networks: through like-minded network newscasts, magazines, local newspaper s, blogs, daytime talk TV, late-night entertainment, statements at media award ceremonies, the celebrity Twitterverse, etc. The cascade rolls through Saturday Night Live, Jon Stewart, The New Yorker, the mouths of third-grade teachers, Elmo, Madonna and Susan Sarandon …through

´America´s royal baby´: How Chelsea´s first
child could give Hillary Clinton a boost in
the polls if she runs for president in 2016

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Daily Mail (U.K.), by Jessica Jerreat    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/19/2014 7:12:10 PM     Post Reply
For Hillary Clinton, having her own baby grandchild to kiss on the campaign trail, could be one of the biggest boosts to her possible presidential election campaign. Although the former Secretary of State and First Lady has not said if she will run in 2016, the arrival of her first grandchild will soften her image, analysts have said. While Chelsea only revealed her pregnancy on Thursday, supporters of her mother have already started cooing over a possible baby in the White House. With the Clintons having a near-royal status in the U.S., the announcement of a new arrival due this fall has sent

In a Hole, Golf Considers
Digging a Wider One

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New York Times, by Bill Pennington    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/19/2014 10:48:33 AM     Post Reply
GREENSBORO, Ga. — Golf holes the size of pizzas. Soccer balls on the back nine. A mulligan on every hole. These are some of the measures — some would say gimmicks — that golf courses across the country have experimented with to stop people from quitting the game. Golf has always reveled in its standards and rich tradition. But increasingly a victim of its own image and hidebound ways, golf has lost five million players in the last decade, according to the National Golf Foundation, with 20 percent of the existing 25 million golfers apt to quit in the next few years. People under 35 have especially spurned the game, saying it takes too

Obama: ´For me, Easter is a story of hope,
a belief in a better day to come´

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Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm    Original Article
Posted By: SurferLad- 4/19/2014 9:16:36 AM     Post Reply
Hi, everybody. For millions of Americans, this time of year holds great meaning. Earlier this week, we hosted a Passover Seder at the White House, and joined Jewish families around the world in their re-tellings of the story of the Exodus and the victory of faith over oppression. And this Sunday, Michelle, Malia, Sasha, and I will join our fellow Christians around the world in celebrating the Resurrection of Christ, the salvation he offered the world, and the hope that comes with the Easter season. These holy days have their roots in miracles that took place long ago. And yet, they still inspire us, guide us, and strengthen us today. They remind us of our

Harry Reid calls dissident Nevada ranchers
´domestic terrorists´ following show of
force against the federal government

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Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/19/2014 9:29:17 AM     Post Reply
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday that a family of dissident ranchers and their supporters in his home state of Nevada are ´domestic terrorists,´ citing this week´s standoff with the federal government´s Bureau of Land Management. Cliven Bundy has refused to pay grazing fees for land where his hundreds of cattle roam every day. The land is owned by the federal government, which says he owes more than $1 million. Bundy, however, insists that since his family has been using the land since the 1870s, Uncle Sam can´t collect the grazing fees. A tense standoff developed this week after

Pelosi assists in Holy Week
foot-washing ritual

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San Francisco Chronicle, by Staff    Original Article
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To "honor the dignity and work of immigrants," Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi helps Bishop Marc Andrus wash the feet of two children Thursday at Saint John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in San Francisco. Pelosi also used the occasion to talk about passing HR15 - bipartisan immigration legislation that her office says would "reduce the deficit by nearly $1 trillion, secure our borders, unite our families, protect our workers and provide an earned pathway to citizenship." The Democratic leader´s ceremony coincides with Pope Francis´ similar ceremony in Rome to mark Holy Week.

Ted Cruz, Invoking Reagan,
Angers GOP Colleagues
but Wins Fans Elsewhere

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Wall Street Journal, by Monica Langley    Original Article
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WASHINGTON--Rushing to an afternoon vote last month, Sen. Ted Cruz hopped the underground tram to the U.S. Capitol from his office across the street. The Texan planted his black ostrich cowboy boots in the middle of the small subway car without getting so much as a nod from the other senators--Republican or Democrat--amiably chatting or huddled in their seats. Mr. Cruz finds himself standing alone a lot these days. His response to the cold shoulders: "The establishment despised Ronald Reagan" before he became president, "but the people loved him." For the 43-year-old Republican, the Reagan name illuminates his political life´s

Deadbeat on the Range
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New York Times, by Timothy Eagan    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/18/2014 3:52:52 PM     Post Reply
Imagine a vendor on the National Mall, selling burgers and dogs, who hasn’t paid his rent in 20 years. He refuses to recognize his landlord, the National Park Service, as a legitimate authority. Every court has ruled against him, and fines have piled up. What’s more, the effluents from his food cart are having a detrimental effect on the spring grass in the capital. Would an armed posse come to his defense, aiming their guns at the park police? Would the lawbreaker get prime airtime on Fox News, breathless updates in the Drudge Report, a sympathetic ear from Tea Party Republicans?

Ann Coulter takes up ‘Mitt
Romney for President’ chant again

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Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/18/2014 7:03:28 PM     Post Reply
Conservative columnist Ann Coulter — who used her talk show platform in the last presidential election cycle to campaign hard for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney — has taken up the mantra once again, calling on Republicans to give the failed White House bidder another shot in 2016. She made the suggestion during a discussion on Sean Hannity’s radio show while speaking of her new book, “Never Trust a Liberal Over 3-Especially a Republican.” Ms. Coulter also addressed the question of Mr. Romney’s shortcomings by saying that his 2012 loss wasn’t entirely his fault. “I think too much blame, not only in this

You lie! Reporters accuse Obama
of deception, demagoguery just
to get attention

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Washington Examiner, by Paul Bedard    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/18/2014 9:28:24 PM     Post Reply
Prominent Washington correspondents are accusing President Obama and his aides of knowingly stretching the truth on issues like the so-called women´s pay gap just to create controversy and keep issues -- and the president -- relevant. Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus kicked off the attack last week when she blasted as “demagoguery” the administration´s tactics during the pay gap debate. “The level of hyperbole -- actually, of demagoguery -- that Democrats have engaged in here is revolting,” she wrote. CBS White House Correspondent Major Garrett then weighed in this week in his National Journal


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