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Pentagon to send 1,000 more U.S. troops to the Middle East

Pentagon to send 1,000 more U.S. troops to the Middle East

on June 18, 2019, 7:38 AM / in International News, National News

The Pentagon announced it will send more than 1,000 additional U.S. troops to the Middle East after recent attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman have increased tensions between the U.S. and Iran. U.S. Central Command Chief General Frank McKenzie requested the deployment, which comes after 1,500 troops were sent to the region late last month after similar […]

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SCOTUS Punts on Gay Wedding Cake, Nun Cases

SCOTUS Punts on Gay Wedding Cake, Nun Cases

on June 18, 2019, 7:00 AM / in National News

By  Charles Fain Lehman  |   Washington Free Beacon The United States Supreme Court on Monday avoided taking action on two potentially inflammatory cases that touched on issues of religious liberty. The first case, Klein v. Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries, concerned a pair of Oregon bakers who cited religious objections in declining to bake a cake for a lesbian couple’s wedding in […]

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SCOTUS: Private Firms Not Bound by First Amendment

SCOTUS: Private Firms Not Bound by First Amendment

on June 18, 2019, 6:35 AM / in National News

Turns back suit that could have made social media subject to free speech law By Charles Fain Lehman  |   Washington Free Beacon A private corporation that runs a public “forum” is not bound by the First Amendment, the Supreme Court ruled Monday morning. The case, which nominally concerns a public access channel in New York, has attracted attention as a potential vector […]

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Microsoft Celebrates Pride

Microsoft Celebrates Pride

on June 18, 2019, 6:12 AM / in National News

If you were unlucky enough to open up your emails yesterday afternoon and you just happen to use Microsoft as your operating system, then you were more than likely got the email forced on you by Microsoft celebrating Pride month. Now there are some of us that work for a living and part of that involves some knowledge of Microsoft […]

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June 18th in History

June 18th in History

on June 18, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

June 18 is the 169th day of the year (170th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 196 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Autistic Pride Day (International) Christian Feast Day: Bernard Mizeki (Anglican and Episcopal Church) Elizabeth of Schönau Gregorio Barbarigo Leontius, Hypatius and Theodulus Marina the Monk (Maronite Church, Coptic Orthodox Church of […]

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Why “Spiritual but not Religious” Doesn’t Help Much

Why “Spiritual but not Religious” Doesn’t Help Much

on June 18, 2019, 5:22 AM / in Religion

BY GENE VEITH  |   Patheos.com Most of the “Nones” who have no affiliation with any particular religion do hold religious beliefs.  But they claim to be “spiritual but not religious.”  They often believe in a deity of some kind (only 21% don’t believe in God), and they may even pray and do other religious exercises, but they reject “organized religion.”  For […]

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Conservatives Win Court Battle Against IRS For Discrimination By Obama And The Democrats

Conservatives Win Court Battle Against IRS For Discrimination By Obama And The Democrats

on June 17, 2019, 7:15 AM / in National News

By NWV Senior Political News Writer, Jim Kouri Scores of conservative organizations that were unjustly targeted by members of President Barack Obama’s Internal Revenue Service (IRS) were awarded millions of dollars in a settlement brokered by a U.S. District judge, in a case that received scant news coverage The judge agreed they had been illegally targeted by the consumer administration for political […]

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Trump administration and political allies raise stakes for action against Iran

Trump administration and political allies raise stakes for action against Iran

on June 17, 2019, 7:09 AM / in International News, National News

By Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver Talk of military confrontation escalated over the weekend as U.S. leaders described what should happen next after two oil tankers were reportedly attacked at sea in the Middle East last week. The United States blames the tanker explosions on Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, but Iran has strenuously denied involvement. Today, Iran announced it will break […]

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USA POWERLIFTING FEDERATION PREPARES TO DEFEND TRANSGENDER ATHLETE POLICY IN COURT

USA POWERLIFTING FEDERATION PREPARES TO DEFEND TRANSGENDER ATHLETE POLICY IN COURT

on June 17, 2019, 6:56 AM / in National News

USA Powerlifting is facing a discrimination complaint in Minnesota over its transgender athlete policy after it said JayCee Cooper, a biological man, couldn’t compete in women’s events. The federation’s president told The Daily Caller it’s prepared to go to court to keep the policy in place, and framed the policy as protecting the federal rights of women. “At some point, […]

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Pittsburgh Mayor Presents DICK’S Award for Gun Control Advocacy

Pittsburgh Mayor Presents DICK’S Award for Gun Control Advocacy

on June 17, 2019, 6:44 AM / in National News, State News

On June 4-5, the annual Yale Mayors College & CEO Summit was held in New York City. The theme of this year’s CEO Summit was “Trumpeting the Issues without Becoming the Issue: Selective Use of CEO Voice.” Making clear that much of the event was about corporate virtue signaling strategy, “Session 2” on the June 4 agenda was titled, “The Courage to Stand Alone: […]

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Case Study: Epic Fail in North Las Vegas Council Race

Case Study: Epic Fail in North Las Vegas Council Race

on June 17, 2019, 6:38 AM / in Opinion

(Chuck Muth) – On Wednesday morning I wrote a post-election column in which I referenced the North Las Vegas City Council Ward 4 race where the Republican candidate was crushed by the Democrat candidate, 60-40%. In it I noted that the “local GOP organization did virtually nothing to assist their Republican candidate (Pete Shields) – aside from some ineffective, last-minute robo-calls.” The local […]

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June 17th in History

June 17th in History

on June 17, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

June 17 is the 168th day of the year (169th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 197 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Bunker Hill Day (Suffolk County, Massachusetts) Christian feast day: Albert Chmielowski Botolph (England and Scandinavia) Gondulphus of Berry Hervé Hypatius of Bithynia (Eastern Orthodox and Byzantine Catholic Churches) Rainerius Samuel and […]

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NBC Decides to Do a Hit Piece On Dads with Daughters… dads need listen to why their daughters are so angry

NBC Decides to Do a Hit Piece On Dads with Daughters… dads need listen to why their daughters are so angry

on June 16, 2019, 7:13 AM / in Opinion

During one week in May, no fewer than six dads told us independent of each other that their teenage daughters were mad. “She’s so angry,” said one. “She’s got so much anger,” said another. Each father looked sincerely bewildered. “She used to be so … happy.” We texted back and forth, at first struck that we were having the same […]

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Anticipation builds for final Supreme Court rulings

on June 16, 2019, 6:52 AM / in National News

BY JACQUELINE THOMSEN  |  The Hill Anticipation is growing for the Supreme Court’s biggest decisions of the year. With just two weeks left in the month of June, the justices have yet to issue rulings in 24 cases, including high-profile decisions that will affect the census citizenship question and partisan gerrymandering. The final stretch may also signal how the new conservative […]

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The ‘Deficits Don’t Matter’ Folly

The ‘Deficits Don’t Matter’ Folly

on June 16, 2019, 6:47 AM / in International News, National News

By David Stockman  |   David Stockman’s Contra Corner Well, that was timely. The US Treasury just posted a record $207 billion deficit for May and record monthly spending of $440 billion. That brought the rolling 12 month deficit to just shy of the trillion dollar mark at $986 billion. The timely part is two-old. First, it just so happens that May marked […]

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The Disgraceful Condition Of American Education, Part 1

The Disgraceful Condition Of American Education, Part 1

on June 16, 2019, 6:40 AM / in Opinion

Our Founders believed that education, proper education was imperative to a prosperous nation.  They put a high value on a good education.  They believed that one of the most important aspects of education was to learn about their own nation.  Noah Webster stated: “Every child in America should be acquainted with his own country. He should read books that furnish […]

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Meet Elani

Meet Elani

on June 16, 2019, 6:35 AM / in People

age 13, sickle cell disease   When Elani was a newborn, she tested positive for sickle cell disease and began taking regular medication. Sickle cell is an inherited group of blood disorders that prevent the normal flow of blood in the body. Symptoms of sickle cell disease include severe pain, enlarged spleen, abdominal pain and strokes. As a child, Elani suffered […]

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UMC welcomes a non-gender ‘they’ deacon

UMC welcomes a non-gender ‘they’ deacon

on June 16, 2019, 6:00 AM / in National News, Religion

By Bill Bumpas (OneNewsNow.com) A spokesman for a Christian think tank says the commissioning of a “non-binary” transgendered person in the United Methodist Church is only about advancing a political agenda. The Northern Illinois Conference of the UMC commissioned the first UMC deacon who openly identifies as neither male nor female.  The person, who was born a woman, goes by […]

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That’s The Way It Works

That’s The Way It Works

on June 16, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

Strive together with me in prayers to God for me. – Romans 15:30 In his book Dear Zoe, Max De Pree writes, “The way to turn problems over to the Lord is to ask His people for help.” Before flying to Europe on business, Max learned that his daughter was pregnant. Her marriage, however, was in serious trouble. Sorrow and […]

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June 16th in History

June 16th in History

on June 16, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

June 16 is the 167th day of the year (168th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 198 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Bloomsday (Dublin, James Joyce fans) Christian feast day: Benno Lutgardis Quiricus and Julietta Richard of Chichester (Church of England) George Berkeley and Joseph Butler (commemoration, The Episcopal Church) June 16 (Eastern […]

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