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More Election-Year Obamacare Breaks; More Evidence NSA Spied On Friends; Duck Dynasty’s Next Move; State Moves To Vet Homeschool Parents; Florida Draws The Line At Satanic Capitol Display; Pajama Boy’s Sketchy Past – TGIF Friday Morning News Roundup 12-20-2013

December 20, 2013 by  

Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.

  • Hundreds of thousands of people whose health plans are being canceled because their coverage doesn’t meet Obamacare rules will be exempt next year from the U.S. mandate that all Americans carry medical insurance. Source: Bloomberg News…

 

  • Secret documents reveal more than 1,000 targets of American and British surveillance in recent years, including the office of an Israeli prime minister, heads of international aid organizations, foreign energy companies and a European Union official involved in antitrust battles with American technology businesses. Source: The New York Times…

 

  • The Duck Dynasty stars have issued a statement amid the controversy surrounding family patriarch Phil Robertson’s anti-gay remarks. The Robertson clan says they “cannot imagine” the show without him, and that they are “in discussions” with A&E about the future of the series. Source: Hollywood Reporter…

 

  • A new bill proposed by Senator Capri Cafaro (D-Ohio) would require parents who have decided to homeschool their child to undergo an investigation by social services, who would then decide whether or not it would be permitted. Source: Truth Revolt…

 

  • Officials overseeing holiday displays at the Florida Capitol have allowed a Nativity scene, a Festivus pole and even a chair holding fake pasta with eyeballs and an accompanying “provHerb” from the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster. But they are drawing the line with Satan. The Department of Management Services emailed The Satanic Temple on Wednesday, telling the group its proposed display of an angel falling from heaven into an open fire was “grossly offensive.” Source: WKMG…

 

  • Ethan Krupp, the little man who played “Pajama Boy” in a widely-mocked Obamacare ad, was accused in college of racism and anti-Semitism. Krupp, an Organizing for Action (OFA) content writer who became the face of progressive America when he sipped cocoa and smirked while wearing a onesie pajama suit in a recent Obamacare ad, is also a failed comedy writer whose work was not appreciated in his own time. Source: The Daily Caller…

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