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PUTIN ENERGY MINISTER PRAISES TRUMP, TILLERSON

on January 24, 2017, 8:13 AM / in National News

Russia’s energy minister is praising the Trump administration’s approach to energy issues and Trump’s nomination of Tillerson to be secretary of State. In an interview with CNBC, Alexander Novak said Trump’s conservative approach to energy issues is “very pleasant” for Russia and its president, Vladimir Putin. “We believe that for the industry as a whole this is good because the energy […]

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TIME TO SINK OR SWIM… LET’S HOPE SINK

on January 24, 2017, 8:12 AM / in National News

Transition officials for the Trump administration have proposed big budget cuts and a rollback of regulations and scientific work at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The transition team pitched more than $800 million in planned budget cuts, including to state and tribal assistance grants and climate programs, according to a Monday report. The planning document says that the EPA should […]

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ZINKE AND PERRY TODAY

on January 24, 2017, 8:09 AM / in National News

Aside from Tillerson, parts of Trump’s energy and natural resources team are set to move this week. The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will meet on Tuesday to consider two nominations: Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-Mont.) to be the Secretary of Interior and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry to lead the Department of Energy (DOE). Both nominees faced the committee […]

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TILLERSON GETS GREEN LIGHT

TILLERSON GETS GREEN LIGHT

on January 24, 2017, 8:08 AM / in National News

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted Monday to recommend the Senate confirm former Exxon Mobil Corp. CEO Rex Tillerson as secretary of State. The panel’s vote was 11-10 in favor of President Trump’s pick to be the country’s top diplomat, along party lines, with all Republicans in favor and all Democrats against. Tillerson’s vote was uncertain up until Monday morning, […]

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You want more Trump? THIS is how you get more Trump.

You want more Trump? THIS is how you get more Trump.

on January 24, 2017, 8:07 AM / in Opinion

Local “poet” says Trump has “wet dreams” about his own daughter.  Pens perverted diatribe against white people and Franklin, TN. Tennessean pours on the adulation while censoring the most disgusting parts of her “poem.” By Rocky Top Politics “Fake news” our ass.  How about contrived, highly-edited and depraved news?  A 19-year-old community college student from middle Tennessee, who had her […]

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What we are Reading on Health Care

on January 24, 2017, 8:04 AM / in National News, Opinion

Cervical cancer taking deadlier toll in U.S. than had been thought (New York Times) Keep politics out of science, says departing FDA chief (Forbes) High-risk pools as fallback for high-cost patients require new rules (Wall Street Journal) New York governor says insurers to cover birth control despite Trump (Bloomberg) ObamaCare, Medicaid-expansion recipients in Ohio fear repeal (Columbus Dispatch) Illinois governor […]

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Drug lobby launches major ad blitz amid Trump criticism

on January 24, 2017, 7:48 AM / in National News

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) on Monday launched an ad campaign aimed at protecting its image as the drug industry faces a deluge of criticism from President Trump. PhRMA, the largest drug lobby organization, launched the “Go Boldly” campaign Monday, aimed at highlighting “advances in science” by pharmaceutical companies. In a shot across the bow of the […]

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Judge blocks giant health insurance merger

Judge blocks giant health insurance merger

on January 24, 2017, 7:44 AM / in National News

A federal judge on Monday blocked the merger of two of the largest health insurers in the country on antitrust grounds. Judge John Bates of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that the merger of Aetna and Humana would unacceptably cut down competition in Medicare Advantage and in the ObamaCare marketplaces. “The government alleged that the […]

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Two GOP senators: Give states the option of keeping ObamaCare

Two GOP senators: Give states the option of keeping ObamaCare

on January 24, 2017, 7:42 AM / in National News

Two Republican (idiot) Senators on Monday unveiled the outlines of an ObamaCare replacement plan that they hope would be able to attract some Democratic support. The plan, from Sens. Bill Cassidy (R-La. Freedom Index Score 65%) and Susan Collins (R-Maine Freedom Index Score 40%), contains less drastic changes than some Republican proposals. It envisions keeping many of ObamaCare’s taxes in place in […]

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Trump early to work….

on January 24, 2017, 7:37 AM / in National News

President Trump on Monday morning signed an executive order blocking foreign aid or federal funding for international nongovernmental organizations that provide or “promote” abortions. The order comes one day after the 44th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court ruling that made abortion legal, and days before the annual “March for Life” in Washington on Jan. 27. The so-called […]

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The Sound of Death

on January 24, 2017, 7:13 AM / in Opinion

Special Thanks to Lucy By: Rebecca Davis  /  AFA.net A faithful listener of American Family Radio, my husband was tuned into the local AFR station as he made his three-mile commute home from work. Like always, he stopped to check the mail just before pulling into the driveway. And he was stunned. Brought to tears. Not by what he found […]

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Tell our new Congress not to pass harmful Internet sales tax legislation

Tell our new Congress not to pass harmful Internet sales tax legislation

on January 24, 2017, 6:59 AM / in Announcements

Send a Letter Now! Tell our new Congress not to pass harmful Internet sales tax legislation Dear Main Street Member: We have a new US President and many new members of Congress. Tax policy is high on the agenda. Proponents of Internet sales tax will hit the ground running. Now is the time to add your voice to the debate […]

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Help Fight Cancer One Slap Shot at a Time

Help Fight Cancer One Slap Shot at a Time

on January 24, 2017, 6:57 AM / in Announcements

Help fight cancer, one slap shot at a time! The Mississippi RiverKings are packing the house for St. Jude on Friday, January 27. Tickets are $5 off, and for every ticket purchased, the RiverKings will donate $3 back to St. Jude!   At St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, families never receive a bill for treatment, travel, housing or food — because all a […]

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TRUMP CLEANS HOUSE WITH UN BILL

TRUMP CLEANS HOUSE WITH UN BILL

on January 24, 2017, 6:21 AM / in National News

Before Trump was inaugurated, he already took steps to find out who his enemies were by having congressman Mike Rogers of Alabama submit the following, so it could be ready on day one of his presidency. Here is the abstract: American Sovereignty Restoration Act of 2017 This bill repeals the United Nations Participation Act of 1945 and other specified related […]

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Trump: America for the Americans!

Trump: America for the Americans!

on January 24, 2017, 6:15 AM / in Opinion

As the patriotic pageantry of Inauguration Day gave way to the demonstrations of defiance Saturday, our new America came into view. We are two nations now, two peoples. Though bracing, President Trump’s inaugural address was rooted in cold truths, as he dispensed with the customary idealism of inaugurals that are forgotten within a fortnight of the president being sworn in. […]

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Obama’s limp win rate at SCOTUS

on January 24, 2017, 6:13 AM / in National News

From Walter Olson The Obama administration won only 50.5 percent of its cases before the Supreme Court, an unusually low rate historically. The number can be seen as an outlier, or as “part of a trend that started after the Reagan administration, which won 75 percent of the time. Each succeeding president did worse than the last. President George Bush […]

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$1 Million Racism Payout For ‘Little Rascals’ Comment Deemed ‘Monstrously Excessive’

$1 Million Racism Payout For ‘Little Rascals’ Comment Deemed ‘Monstrously Excessive’

on January 24, 2017, 6:10 AM / in National News, Opinion

By LUKE ROSIAK  /  Daily Caller A lawyer who represents federal employees who have been discriminated against said the payment of $900,000 by a federal agency to an employee whose feelings were hurt by a race-tinged “Little Rascals” reference appears “monstrously excessive” based on past precedent. He said it could have been designed to prevent a wider, public investigation that would […]

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Trump’s Immigration Plan

on January 24, 2017, 6:03 AM / in International News, National News

From The Canada Free Press • Build a wall • Stop federal Funding to Sanctuary Cities • Deport Criminals • Stop Visas from Countries who do not take back their Criminals  

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God’s Delight

God’s Delight

on January 24, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

When He saw the multitudes, He was moved with compassion for them. —Matthew 9:36 A Scottish preacher spoke of evangelism as a fellowship of reconciled, forgiven sinners who don’t simply preach but live out their faith. They also offer to others the same reconciliation and forgiveness they have received from God. The apostle Paul expressed the same conviction: “Christ Jesus […]

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Good People Tend To Do Good and Godly things when left to their own Measure

Good People Tend To Do Good and Godly things when left to their own Measure

on January 24, 2017, 6:00 AM / in News

Left alone, good people tend to do good things. And, when unobstructed by coercion, force, violence or any other tool employed by the state in order to foster and maintain a more”responsible, socially conscious” citizenship, most people tend toward being good people…all on their very own. Nowhere was this sentiment better expressed during the this time in 2011 than in the […]

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