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Historical Ignorance

Historical Ignorance

on August 19, 2017, 6:43 AM / in Opinion

By Walter E.Williams The victors of war write its history in order to cast themselves in the most favorable light. That explains the considerable historical ignorance about our war of 1861 and panic over the Confederate flag. To create better understanding, we have to start a bit before the 1787 Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia. The 1783 Treaty of Paris ended the […]

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Rock Bottom

Rock Bottom

on August 19, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

It is good for me that I have been afflicted, that I may learn Your statutes. – Psalm 119:71  I was in my early thirties, a dedicated wife and mother, a Christian worker at my husband’s side. Yet inwardly I found myself on a trip nobody wants to take—the trip downward. I was heading for that certain sort of breakdown […]

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3 major fundraising groups cancel Mar-a-Lago events

on August 18, 2017, 9:19 AM / in National News

Three major charities canceled fundraisers at President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach on Thursday, in fallout against his business empire over his response to deadly violence at last weekend’s white nationalist rally in Charlottesville. The American Cancer Society said it was moving an upcoming gala, citing its “values and commitment to diversity.” The Cleveland Clinic, another longtime Mar-a-Lago customer, […]

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Pelosi calls for removal of Confederate statues from Capitol

Pelosi calls for removal of Confederate statues from Capitol

on August 18, 2017, 9:11 AM / in National News

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) issued a statement Thursday calling for removing Confederate statues from the U.S. Capitol. There is “no room for celebrating the violent bigotry of the men of the Confederacy” in “places of honor” such as the Capitol, Pelosi said. “The Confederate statues in the halls of Congress have always been reprehensible,” Pelosi said in a […]

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Republican senators say Charlottesville response raises questions about Trump

Republican senators say Charlottesville response raises questions about Trump

on August 18, 2017, 9:08 AM / in National News, State News

As President Trump faces an intensifying backlash over his response to white nationalist violence in Charlottesville, he is coming under increasingly biting criticism from Republican lawmakers, whose support he needs to pass his agenda. “The president has not yet been able to demonstrate the stability nor some of the competence that he needs to be successful,” Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) […]

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Trump calls removing ‘beautiful’ Confederate monuments ‘foolish’ / We Agree

on August 18, 2017, 9:04 AM / in National News

President Trump on Thursday tweeted a fresh defense of Confederate monuments, claiming, “You can’t change history, but you can learn from it. Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson — who’s next, Washington, Jefferson? So foolish!” Trump added that “the beauty” being removed from towns and parks will be “missed.” Opposition to the monuments has surged since Saturday’s deadly violence at a […]

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At least 13 killed in Barcelona attack as van mows down pedestrians

on August 18, 2017, 9:02 AM / in International News

A van plowed into pedestrians along Barcelona’s busy Las Ramblas district on Thursday, killing at least 13 people. Witnesses said the white van zigzagged through an area filled with tourists. At least 80 people were taken to hospitals. Spanish authorities arrested two people. Police also fatally shot five men in a car attack that injured pedestrians in a town outside […]

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Love Runs Through It

Love Runs Through It

on August 18, 2017, 8:59 AM / in History, People

Good morning, it’s Friday, August 18, 2017. I’m taking a week’s hiatus from this daily newsletter, and will be back in the saddle on August 28. My sidekick, RCP copy chief Tom Kavanagh, will send out next week’s emails touting the original coverage on our pages, but you’ll have to make do without the daily history lesson until then. Yesterday, […]

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$50.00

$50.00

on August 18, 2017, 7:38 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Recently, while I was working in the flower beds in the front yard, my neighbors and their little girl stopped to chat as they returned home from walking their dog. During our friendly conversation, I asked their little girl what she wanted to be when she grew up. She said she wanted to be President someday. Both of her parents, […]

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Moore, Strange advance in Alabama GOP primary

Moore, Strange advance in Alabama GOP primary

on August 18, 2017, 7:19 AM / in State News

BY BEN KAMISAR  /  The Hill Former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore and Sen. Luther Strange (R-Ala.) will advance to the Senate primary runoff to fill the Alabama Senate seat left open by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, setting up a high-profile clash within the GOP. The result had been expected — Moore came into Tuesday as the consensus front-runner and Strange, the […]

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TEXAS PERMANENTLY BANS TAXPAYER FUNDING FOR ABORTION!

TEXAS PERMANENTLY BANS TAXPAYER FUNDING FOR ABORTION!

on August 18, 2017, 7:01 AM / in National News

By Fr. Mark Hodges “As a firm believer in Texas values I am proud to sign legislation that ensures no Texan is ever required to pay for a procedure that ends the life of an unborn child.” -Governor Greg Abbot. (Austin, TX)—[LifeSiteNews] Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill today to restrict state funding for abortion insurance. (Photo: Gov. Greg Abbott/via LifeSiteNews.com) The new law will keep Texans […]

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Why Love Begets Hate

Why Love Begets Hate

on August 18, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

[Jesus said], “If the world hates you, you know that it hated Me before it hated you.” – John 15:18 If there is one thing believers in Jesus should be known for, it is love. The word love appears in Scripture more than 500 times. The essence of the gospel is love, as we see in John 3:16. “For God […]

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Y’all come back now, heah?

Y’all come back now, heah?

on August 17, 2017, 4:27 PM / in Bedtime Stories

From Rocky Top Politics The Antifa Tourist Guide to Chattanooga According to the political rumor mill, or at least if Joe Carr’s Facebook page is to be believed, the Antifa scumbags are threatening to come to Chattanooga today.  The Alt-left internet was abuzz with suggestions for the anarchists to arm themselves and “bring your guns” to Chattanooga: So learning from the debacle […]

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Republican Sen. Bob Corker: Trump has not shown ‘competence’ needed to lead

on August 17, 2017, 4:19 PM / in State News

Story by (you guessed it) Michael Collins, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee WASHINGTON – Sen. Bob Corker delivered his harshest criticism of President Trump yet, telling an audience in Chattanooga on Thursday that Trump hasn’t demonstrated that he understands the character of the nation and has not shown the competence needed to lead. “The president has not yet been able to demonstrate […]

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CULTURE Pastor: Racism not a new thing, not Trump’s fault

CULTURE Pastor: Racism not a new thing, not Trump’s fault

on August 17, 2017, 4:13 PM / in National News

By Bill Bumpas   /  (OneNewsNow.com) A group of conservative pastors and academic leaders says President Trump is not the instigator of the racial division in America – and that respect needs to be shown to the office of the presidency. Some politicians and political pundits have been trying to hold the president responsible for the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, in […]

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Antifa – the group that got ignored in Charlottesville

Antifa – the group that got ignored in Charlottesville

on August 17, 2017, 2:52 PM / in Opinion

The media would have you believe that the sole threat to the republic comes from the alt-right. They do that by neglecting to point out the evils of Antifa because that might detract from the evils of the alt-right. The “alt-right” is evil. White supremacism is evil. Neo-Nazism is evil. I’ve been saying these things my entire career; I’ve spent […]

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Animal Rights 2017 Conference by Richard Berman, HumaneWatch.org

on August 17, 2017, 7:03 AM / in National News

August 16, 2017 By Richard Berman  /  HumaneWatch.org Earlier this month the animal rights movement gathered outside Washington, DC for its annual conference. Representatives from HSUS, PETA, and dozens of other radical groups gathered to plan and discuss their tactics for moving the ball down the field. As usual, we attended and filmed various presentations. Here are some observations from […]

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News Shorts Around the State

News Shorts Around the State

on August 17, 2017, 6:39 AM / in Opinion, State News

Fincher endorses BLACK, Former U.S. Rep. Steven Fincher (R-Tenn.) officially announced he is supporting U.S. Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn.) in her bid for governor. Fincher, who represented Tennessee’s 8th Congressional District from 2011-2017 and directly responsible for the restart of the Import Export Bank where U. S. taxpayers have to foot the bill if foreign governments or industry fail in repayment, […]

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Facing Your Enemies

Facing Your Enemies

on August 17, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Though an army may encamp against me, my heart shall not fear. – Psalm 27:3  During the US Civil War, fierce fighting was taking place near Moorefield, West Virginia. Because the town was close to enemy lines, it would be controlled one day by Union troops, and the next by Confederates. In the heart of the town lived an old […]

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Peter Brimelow At AMREN: “We Have A Totalitarian Left In This Country”

Peter Brimelow At AMREN: “We Have A Totalitarian Left In This Country”

on August 16, 2017, 6:37 AM / in Opinion

I’ve been away from my cellphone for about two-three minutes coming up to the podium, so can someone tell me—what he done now? Has he invadedsome enemy of Israel? Has he invaded a friend of Israel? Has he arrested Jerry Brown for trying to turn California into a Sanctuary State (which is a felony—aiding illegal aliens is a felony). Has he deported Kamala Harris? We told him to on VDARE.com! He […]

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