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Label-Lynching Matt Shea

Label-Lynching Matt Shea

on January 18, 2020, 7:29 AM / in National News, State News

Written by  William F. Jasper In 2008, the same election year that saw Barack Obama win the White House, voters in the Fourth Legislative District of Washington State sent Matt Shea to Olympia to represent them in the Washington State House of Representatives. Representative Shea, an Army combat veteran, constitutional attorney, and unapologetic Christian, quickly demonstrated his leadership abilities and, in […]

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Minister of Reconciliation

Minister of Reconciliation

on January 18, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

While we were God’s enemies, we were reconciled to him through the death of his Son. Romans 5:10 As Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. preached on a Sunday morning in 1957, he fought the temptation to retaliate against a society steeped in racism. “How do you go about loving your enemies?” he asked the Dexter Avenue Baptist congregation in Montgomery, […]

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What Today’s Young Men and Women Can Learn From the Abernathy Boys

What Today’s Young Men and Women Can Learn From the Abernathy Boys

on January 18, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

No Sniveling Snowflakes here… ~ Forewords ~ Our grandparents understood the value of character. “We learned to look a man in the eye, and judge him by the grasp of his hand. Wealth and education aren’t as important as the way a man approaches life,” The parents of today feel that the old ways to raise children are inferior to […]

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January 18th in History

January 18th in History

on January 18, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

January 18 is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 347 days remaining until the end of the year (348 in leap years). Holidays Christian feast day: Athanasius of Alexandria (Eastern Orthodox Church) Cyril of Alexandria Saint Margaret of Hungary Prisca Volusianus of Tours Deicolus Amy Carmichael (Church of England) January 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) […]

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We’re looking for queer women and non-binary people transforming business

on January 17, 2020, 8:53 AM / in Opinion

ONE WAY TO END THE DAY………….  H/T TO THOMAS The Fast Company Queer 50 is a ranking of the most important and innovative queer women and non-binary people transforming the world of business, tech, and beyond. Produced in collaboration with Lesbians Who Tech, the world’s largest LGBTQ technology network, this inaugural list will be the first of its kind. Fast Company editors and a […]

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Tennessee governor to sign bill protecting adoption agencies who reject same-sex parents

Tennessee governor to sign bill protecting adoption agencies who reject same-sex parents

on January 17, 2020, 8:41 AM / in State News

This really is a no “brainer”…. Constitutionally Tennessee still doesn’t recognize same sex marriage, but we suspect someone will make an issue of this. Some of Gov. Bill Lee’s colleagues are anticipating a backlash that could include boycotts of the state.  Good! By Calvin Freiburger NASHVILLE, Tennessee, January 16, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – Tennessee Republican Gov. Bill Lee says he will […]

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People Are Volunteering To Get Microchips Embedded Under Their Skin

People Are Volunteering To Get Microchips Embedded Under Their Skin

on January 17, 2020, 8:32 AM / in International News, National News

Have you ever lost your keys? Your credit card? The keycard you desperately need to get into your office building? Of course, you have! So think long and hard about this next question: Would you trade out all of those items for a tiny microchip implanted into your skin? Here’s another idea. Imagine all of the smart devices you wear and the […]

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Chastity speaker’s web traffic, Youtube views skyrocket in wake of LGBT campaign to silence him

Chastity speaker’s web traffic, Youtube views skyrocket in wake of LGBT campaign to silence him

on January 17, 2020, 8:28 AM / in National News

Story By Dorothy Cummings McLean ARIZONA, January 16, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – Pressure from LGBT activists may be behind the cancellation of talks in Ireland by a well-known U.S. Catholic chastity speaker, but this hasn’t stopped his message from getting out. “Yesterday our web traffic at chastity.com went up 150% in one day,” Jason Evert, founder of The Chastity Project, told LifeSiteNews last […]

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Senate trial of Trump to last weeks

on January 17, 2020, 8:13 AM / in National News

By Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver The Senate opened its impeachment trial against President Trump on Thursday as the chamber continues to consider taking testimony from new witnesses and wrestles with new allegations surrounding Trump’s dealings with Ukraine. The trial will not begin in earnest until Tuesday when the Senate passes a resolution to lay out the rules and procedures. […]

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14 Blue states sue over rule on food-stamp work requirements

14 Blue states sue over rule on food-stamp work requirements

on January 17, 2020, 8:07 AM / in National News

Fourteen states, the District of Columbia, and New York City filed a lawsuit on Thursday against the Agriculture Department’s plan to tighten work requirements on food stamp recipients. The suit accuses the USDA of wrongly limiting states’ authority to exempt some people from work requirements for longer periods depending on local job opportunities. “Under well-settled law, the executive branch does […]

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Senate approves new North America trade deal

on January 17, 2020, 8:03 AM / in National News

The Senate on Thursday approved the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement trade deal, passing the bill on for final signature by President Trump. The USMCA replaces the North American Free Trade Agreement, the trade pact the three nations have adhered to since 1994. The new deal was passed in an 89-10 vote. Trump, who has pushed for the USMCA, is expected to sign […]

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Trump’s impeachment trial gets underway in Senate

Trump’s impeachment trial gets underway in Senate

on January 17, 2020, 8:00 AM / in National News

House impeachment prosecutors presented the articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate chamber on Thursday, reading the charges aloud. The presentation marked the formal beginning of Trump’s impeachment trial in the Senate, after the House voted 223-198 on Wednesday to send the articles to the second chamber of Congress. Reps. Adam Schiff (), Jerrold Nadler (), Hakeem Jeffries […]

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Resistance Builds Against Gun Control Extremism at Both Ends of the Nation

Resistance Builds Against Gun Control Extremism at Both Ends of the Nation

on January 17, 2020, 7:56 AM / in Opinion, State News

Anti-gun Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has declared a “temporary emergency” and banned all firearms from Capitol Square in advance of an anticipated “massive rally” of Second Amendment activists—a move the Virginia Citizens Defense League believes is illegal— and anti-rights politicians in Washington state are pushing an ominous bill that could be a bad omen for gun owners elsewhere. Northam’s declaration appears to […]

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Speaker Pelosi distributes souvenir pens used to sign impeachment articles: Two versions of reality and the value of living biblically

Speaker Pelosi distributes souvenir pens used to sign impeachment articles: Two versions of reality and the value of living biblically

on January 17, 2020, 7:53 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison President Trump signed a historic trade pact with China on Wednesday. Yesterday, senators from both parties approved his administration’s foremost legislative priority—the revised North American Free Trade Agreement. In between, the House conveyed articles of impeachment to the Senate. Republicans were upset that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi distributed souvenir pens she used to sign the articles. In response, Pelosi’s […]

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Rand Paul Fears Republicans Won’t Let Trump ‘Choose His Witnesses’ In Impeachment Trial

on January 17, 2020, 7:51 AM / in National News

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said he’s worried that his fellow Republican senators will block testimonies from the witnesses President Donald Trump wants called in his impeachment trial, Paul told Fox News host Sean Hannity on Thursday. Trump previously said he wants Hunter Biden, Democratic California Rep. Adam Schiff, and the whistleblower to testify if the Senate allows witnesses during the impeachment trial. “Here’s the […]

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Inside the illegal marijuana market publicized on Instagram

on January 17, 2020, 7:50 AM / in National News

The United States is grappling with an epidemic of severe lung illnesses linked to vape pens, the majority involving bootleg THC oils. At least 60 people have died and nearly 2,700 others have been hospitalized, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Last month, the federal government took down dozens of websites that were advertising illicit THC cartridges. But NBC […]

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Federal Judge Blocks Trump Order That Lets States Refuse Refugees

Federal Judge Blocks Trump Order That Lets States Refuse Refugees

on January 17, 2020, 7:35 AM / in National News

Written by  Luis Miguel In the latest blow to President Trump’s immigration agenda, a federal judge in Maryland on Wednesday blocked the enforcement of a presidential executive order that gives state and local governments the ability to refuse the resettlement of refugees in their jurisdictions. Peter Messitte, a senior judge on the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, issued the preliminary […]

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Storms cut power in Washington state mountain towns for days

Storms cut power in Washington state mountain towns for days

on January 17, 2020, 7:31 AM / in State News

Rural mountain communities outside Seattle that have been without power for days and cut off from the outside world by a series of winter storms saw some relief as convoys brought in food and other supplies. The storms have dumped several feet of unusual snow on parts of western Washington state. As they moved south Thursday, heavy rain and strong […]

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Glitch Reveals Greta’s Facebook Posts Done By Her Father and Another Activist

Glitch Reveals Greta’s Facebook Posts Done By Her Father and Another Activist

on January 17, 2020, 6:44 AM / in International News, Opinion

Written by  James Murphy A glitch in Facebook’s software allowed the public to see exactly who posts to teenaged climate activist Greta Thunberg’s page and, perhaps not surprising, it’s not Greta. The edit history for Greta’s Facebook page shows that the content on the page was posted by her father, Svante Thunberg, and by Indian climate activist Adarsh Prathap, who serves […]

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A Hint of Heaven

A Hint of Heaven

on January 17, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Since you are eager for gifts of the Spirit, try to excel in those that build up the church.  1 Corinthians 14:12 The world-class botanical garden across the street from our church was the setting for an all-church community gathering. As I walked around the gardens greeting people I have known for years, catching up with those I hadn’t seen […]

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