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The Good Hands People

The Good Hands People

on November 17, 2018, 7:19 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Art by A.F. Branco

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An Open Letter to Governor-Elect Bill Lee About His Advisors

An Open Letter to Governor-Elect Bill Lee About His Advisors

on November 17, 2018, 7:04 AM / in Opinion

by David Fowler  |  FACT Bill, congratulations on your election as our state’s next governor. I followed with great interest both the primary and the general election in which you ran. Our political stories are remarkably similar in some respects, and I hope you will find this particular thought most helpful going forward. Our political experiences are similar in a […]

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Corporations Are Welfare Recipients, Too

Corporations Are Welfare Recipients, Too

on November 17, 2018, 7:01 AM / in National News, Opinion, State News

A year after Amazon waged a national bidding war among more than 200 American cities vying to become its second headquarters (HQ2), the online retail giant finally crowned the victors: Long Island City, New York, and Arlington, Virginia. No doubt, greater profits and political influence factored into Amazon’s awarding two up-and-coming coastal cities within a stone’s throw of the financial […]

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Campus senator labeled ‘homophobic’ for speaking her faith

Campus senator labeled ‘homophobic’ for speaking her faith

on November 17, 2018, 6:56 AM / in National News

A Christian student at the University of California, Berkeley, is being pressured to resign her post in student government over her biblical beliefs. When President Donald Trump recently redefined “gender” for federal purposes as the gender an individual is born with, it didn’t set well with students at Berkeley. A member of the student government quickly introduced a resolution condemning […]

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GOP lawmaker pushes back on Trump drug pricing proposal

on November 17, 2018, 6:55 AM / in National News

President Trump went farther than Republicans usually do last month when he proposed tying some Medicare drug prices to lower prices in other countries. But there were not many objections from congressional Republicans, who are often hesitant to publicly criticize Trump. But now, at least one Republican, Rep. Larry Bucshon (R-Ind.), is pushing back. “It’s not the direction that I […]

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Swalwell Suggests Nuking America if Gun Rights Supporters Were to Resist Gun Control Measures

Swalwell Suggests Nuking America if Gun Rights Supporters Were to Resist Gun Control Measures

on November 17, 2018, 6:48 AM / in National News, State News

by Jeffrey Cimmino  |   Washington Free Beacon Rep. Eric Swalwell (D., Calif.) suggested the United States government would use nuclear weapons in a theoretical war against gun rights supporters who refuse to give up assault weapons. The Democratic congressman’s comments were prompted by a Twitter user’s response to an article about Swalwell’s call to force gun owners to relinquish assault weapons. […]

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Male gym teacher under fire for refusing to watch girl who says she’s a ‘boy’ undress in locker room

Male gym teacher under fire for refusing to watch girl who says she’s a ‘boy’ undress in locker room

on November 17, 2018, 6:45 AM / in State News

PORT RICHEY, Florida, (LifeSiteNews) – Most parents would assume that refusing to look at a naked child of the opposite sex goes without saying for any teacher, but a school district in Florida has opted to punish a male physical education teacher for attempting to avoid that situation. Liberty Counsel is representing gym teachers Robert Oppedisano and Stephanie Christensen at […]

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Moderate Republican Lindsey Graham to take over Senate Judiciary Committee

Moderate Republican Lindsey Graham to take over Senate Judiciary Committee

on November 17, 2018, 6:41 AM / in National News

by Calvin Freiburger Washington, D.C.,  (LifeSiteNews) – Sen. Lindsey Graham, the moderate Republican from South Carolina who has emerged as one of President Donald Trump’s most unexpected boosters, is poised to take over the critical Senate Judiciary Committee when the new Senate convenes in January. Politico reports that the current chair, Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, announced Friday he intends to leave […]

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More than 1,000 unaccounted for in Northern California wildfire, 71 dead

More than 1,000 unaccounted for in Northern California wildfire, 71 dead

on November 17, 2018, 6:38 AM / in State News

By Phil Helsel and Bita Ryan  |   NBC The fire has displaced thousands of people and burned 146,000 acres. Searchers combing through the ruins of the deadliest wildfire in California history found eight more bodies Friday, bringing the number of dead in the Camp Fire to 71 as more than 1,000 people remained unaccounted for. Seven of the eight bodies were […]

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Democrats Charge Vote Fraud in Georgia, After Months of Saying Voter Fraud Does Not Happen

Democrats Charge Vote Fraud in Georgia, After Months of Saying Voter Fraud Does Not Happen

on November 17, 2018, 6:17 AM / in Opinion

 by  Steve Byas When President Trump or other Republicans express concern about vote fraud and support safeguards such as voter I.D. requirements, Democrats ordinarily respond that such fears are unfounded, arguing that vote fraud is practically non-existent in the United States. Yet when it comes to the governor’s race in Georgia, suddenly the Democrats seem to be reversing themselves, claiming that […]

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Quote For Today

on November 17, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

The left yells fascist, when they are the fascists. The left yells Islamophobia, when they exhibit Christian-phobia. They left yells free speech, when they want to define what is acceptable speech. They left cries about being afraid, when they are the ones protesting and attacking law enforcement officers. And is there any wonder why they lost the election a week […]

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November 17th in History

November 17th in History

on November 17, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

November 17 is the 321st day of the year (322nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 44 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Acisclus Aignan of Orleans Elisabeth of Hungary Gennadius of Constantinople (Greek Orthodox Church) Gregory of Tours (Roman Catholic Church) Gregory Thaumaturgus Hilda of Whitby Hugh of Lincoln November […]

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FDA proposes restrictions on e-cigarette, menthol sales

FDA proposes restrictions on e-cigarette, menthol sales

on November 16, 2018, 9:01 AM / in National News

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday announced proposals to restrict the sale of flavored e-cigarettes and outlaw menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars. The limit on e-cigarettes would require stores to keep the products in restricted areas inaccessible to minors; the effort to roll back access comes days after e-cigarette company Juul announced it would stop selling flavored nicotine pods […]

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U.S. targets 17 Saudis with sanctions over Khashoggi’s murder

U.S. targets 17 Saudis with sanctions over Khashoggi’s murder

on November 16, 2018, 8:56 AM / in International News

The Trump administration on Thursday announced sanctions against 17 Saudi officials for their alleged involvement in the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, a critic of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman who was killed after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. The 17 people on the list whose assets will be frozen and who will be banned […]

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Northern California’s Camp Fire death toll rises, more than 600 unaccounted for

on November 16, 2018, 8:53 AM / in State News

Search crews found seven more bodies in the area burned by the Camp Fire in Northern California on Thursday, raising the death toll to at least 63 in what was already the deadliest fire in state history. Three of the bodies were found in Paradise, a town destroyed by the fire in a matter of hours. Authorities also announced a […]

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Hand recount ordered in Florida’s Senate race

Hand recount ordered in Florida’s Senate race

on November 16, 2018, 8:49 AM / in State News

Florida’s secretary of state on Thursday ordered an unprecedented statewide hand recount of ballots cast in the state’s Senate race between incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson, a Democrat, and his Republican challenger, outgoing Gov. Rick Scott, after a machine recount showed little change to Scott’s 12,600-vote, 0.15 percent lead. Florida law requires a hand recount when a race is within 0.25 […]

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The race among Democrats to be the next Speaker of the House is turning nasty. 

The race among Democrats to be the next Speaker of the House is turning nasty. 

on November 16, 2018, 8:43 AM / in National News

by Jonathan Easley and Alexis Simendinger So far, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is the only candidate running. It seems likely, once the dust settles, that Pelosi will be the next Speaker when Democrats assume the majority in January. But that doesn’t mean the process will be easy or pretty. Scott Wong and Mike Lillis are reporting that at […]

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Impeachment?

Impeachment?

on November 16, 2018, 8:14 AM / in Opinion

by Servando Gonzalez  |   News with Views Let’s suppose, just for the sake of argument, what would happen if it is discovered that Donald Trump’s real name is Barry Soetoro, that he was born in Kenya, that the birth certificate he produced was an inept CIA falsification, that the Kapiolani Hospital in Hawaii, where he was allegedly born, took that […]

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The Georgia Governor’s Race Concludes. Brian Kemp Still Wins.

The Georgia Governor’s Race Concludes. Brian Kemp Still Wins.

on November 16, 2018, 7:44 AM / in State News

By Erick Erickson  |  The Resurgent Stacey Abrams will never be Governor of Georgia. Barring unforeseen court orders, the Secretary of State in Georgia will certify the race for Governor at 5:00pm today. Brian Kemp will officially be Governor-elect. There are between 800 and 2500 absentee ballots that will be reviewed against by various counties today. Most of them have […]

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Roy Clark Dies At 85

Roy Clark Dies At 85

on November 16, 2018, 7:41 AM / in People

by Ammoland Roy Clark, the legendary ‘superpicker’, GRAMMY, CMA and ACM award winner, Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry member and co-host of the famed ‘Hee Haw’ television series, died today at the age of 85 due to complications from pneumonia at home in Tulsa, Okla. Roy Clark’s decade-defying success could be summed up in one word — […]

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