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German Government Approves a Merger of Banks

German Government Approves a Merger of Banks

on March 19, 2019, 8:50 AM / in International News

Deutsche Bank and Commerce Bank have announced that they will begin merger talks after the government has finally approved that they can lay off workers. For those unfamiliar with the real world behind the curtain, you must realize the extent of socialism in Europe. A major telecom company in Germany called me and asked me to attend an emergency board […]

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Funding Loss Tagged

Funding Loss Tagged

on March 19, 2019, 8:25 AM / in National News

By Rebecca Kheel It took a few extra days, but Congress now has a list from the Pentagon of military construction projects that could lose funding because of President Trump’s national emergency declaration. The Pentagon delivered the list to Congress on Monday, days after acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan had pledged to Sen. Jack Reed (D-R.I.) he would do so. […]

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University trumpeters among volunteers playing ‘Taps’ for veterans’ funerals

University trumpeters among volunteers playing ‘Taps’ for veterans’ funerals

on March 19, 2019, 8:23 AM / in National News

By: Janet McConnaughey  |  The Associated Press  Ten trumpet students at a Louisiana university are offering to play “Taps” at veterans’ funerals, rather than leave the haunting farewell bugle call to a mechanical device. “A lot of people get a recording, and play it over a speaker. It means something because it’s the song. But when you have an actual person […]

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Dems promote Supreme Court expansion, jettisoning Electoral College and lowering the federal voting age

Dems promote Supreme Court expansion, jettisoning Electoral College and lowering the federal voting age

on March 19, 2019, 8:15 AM / in National News

Democrats are embracing a handful of dramatic reforms that stem directly from their frustration at President Trump’s victory in 2016. The 2020 Democratic contenders and some liberals on Capitol Hill have embraced ideas such as expanding the Supreme Court, abolishing the Electoral College and lowering the voting age to 16. But some in the party are warning that those positions […]

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News Shorts from Real Clear Politics Tuesday, March 19, 2019

News Shorts from Real Clear Politics Tuesday, March 19, 2019

on March 19, 2019, 7:59 AM / in National News

Beleaguered California GOP Sees Path to 2020 Rebound. Susan Crabtree outlines the party’s challenges and strategy in countering the strong Democratic majority in the state and undoing losses suffered in the midterms. Anti-Semitism Coverage Surges, With Fox Taking the Lead. Kalev Leetaru has this analysis of media data from the past decade. Green New Deal Would Spark Yellow Vest-Style Protests. […]

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GOOGLE VP STEPPED IN AFTER EMPLOYEES OFFENDED BY CHRISTIAN VIDEO ON MARRIAGE

GOOGLE VP STEPPED IN AFTER EMPLOYEES OFFENDED BY CHRISTIAN VIDEO ON MARRIAGE

on March 19, 2019, 7:47 AM / in National News

Google barred a Christian video on same-sex marriage from advertising on YouTube after backlash from employees, internal communications show. The video said gay people are welcome as Christians but are called to follow Christian teachings on sex and marriage. A Google VP agreed the video was too offensive to air as an advertisement. Google HR highlighted the video and response […]

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Christian Student Suspended for Sharing the Gospel

Christian Student Suspended for Sharing the Gospel

on March 19, 2019, 7:38 AM / in State News

Gabby Helsinger was targeted for her Christian faith. Last week, she was suspended by Lebanon High School in Ohio for posting Bible verses around her high school campus. School officials said her actions were ‘abusive to others, disrespectful, and rude.’ Sign the petition defending high school student Gabby Helsinger. Demand Lebanon High School’s Principal Scott Butler and Assistant Principal Butch […]

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O’Rourke was scheduled to campaign in Michigan and Ohio on Monday.

O’Rourke was scheduled to campaign in Michigan and Ohio on Monday.

on March 19, 2019, 7:27 AM / in National News

Thursday afternoon, Hallmark announced the news that they’re no longer working with actress Lori Loughlin. The decision comes after to her alleged involvement in the college admissions cheating scandal that headlined the news this week and involved over 40 other people. Hallmark’s tweet reads, “We are saddened by the recent news surrounding the college admissions allegations. We are no longer working with Lori Loughlin […]

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O’Rourke raises $6.1 million in presidential campaign’s 1st day

O’Rourke raises $6.1 million in presidential campaign’s 1st day

on March 19, 2019, 7:18 AM / in National News

Former congressman Beto O’Rourke’s presidential campaign said Monday that it raised $6.1 million in its first 24 hours, more than any other 2020 Democratic candidate has reported. O’Rourke’s 24-hour total surpassed that of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who reported having raised $5.9 million in the first 24 hours of his campaign. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) reported $1.5 million raised in […]

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Nunes sues Twitter for $250 million

Nunes sues Twitter for $250 million

on March 19, 2019, 7:14 AM / in National News, State News

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) is suing Twitter and three users he accuses of using the platform in a coordinated attempt to smear him. In a complaint filed Monday in Virginia, the former chairman of the House Intelligence Committee and loyal ally of President Trump cited tweets that accused him of criminal misconduct and made crude jokes about him, including saying […]

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Pence travels to flood-damaged areas in Midwest

Pence travels to flood-damaged areas in Midwest

on March 19, 2019, 7:09 AM / in National News

Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday is visiting Midwest communities affected by record flooding caused by last week’s “bomb cyclone” and melting snow. At least four people, including three in Nebraska and one in Iowa, have died in the flooding, which is continuing this week as some rivers continue to rise. More than 8 million people are under flood warnings […]

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Do States Have a Say in the Refugee Resettlement Program?

Do States Have a Say in the Refugee Resettlement Program?

on March 19, 2019, 6:39 AM / in State News

The State of Tennessee filed a lawsuit against the federal government in March 2017 claiming that the refugee resettlement program was an imposition by Washington over which the state had no control. The lawsuit is pending, but it highlights a deep problem with how the refugee resettlement program has evolved since the passage of the Refugee Act in 1980. This Backgrounder traces […]

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State of Tennessee Appeals Federal Judge’s Dismissal of Refugee Resettlement Lawsuit

State of Tennessee Appeals Federal Judge’s Dismissal of Refugee Resettlement Lawsuit

on March 19, 2019, 6:36 AM / in State News

On Thursday, Tennessee appealed a federal judge’s ruling in March that dismissed the state’s lawsuit against the federal government’s resettlement of refugees in the state on 10th amendment grounds. The Thomas More Law Center, a national public interest law firm based in Ann Arbor, Michigan representing the State of Tennessee, the Tennessee General Assembly, and Tennessee legislators State Rep. Terri […]

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Christchurch Shooter Praises Communist China, Condemns Conservatism and Capitalism: Media Call Him a Trump Supporter

Christchurch Shooter Praises Communist China, Condemns Conservatism and Capitalism: Media Call Him a Trump Supporter

on March 19, 2019, 6:12 AM / in International News

Written by  C. Mitchell Shaw As details of Friday afternoon’s shootings in New Zealand have begun to emerge, the mainstream liberal media are tying the shootings to President Donald Trump and his supporters. But their allegations are disconnected from reality. Early Friday afternoon local time, a lone gunman, identified as Brenton Tarrant, targeted two mosques in the New Zealand city of […]

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Duke, North Carolina, Virginia, and Gonzaga take NCAA tournament top seeds

on March 18, 2019, 7:45 AM / in Basketball

The Duke Blue Devils took the top overall seed in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament on Sunday. Duke, led by freshman superstar Zion Williamson, was joined by Virginia, North Carolina, and Gonzaga as the No. 1 seeds in the four March Madness brackets. Duke stumbled at the end of the regular season, going 3-3 in six games Williamson missed after […]

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U.S. to leave 1,000 troops in Syria

U.S. to leave 1,000 troops in Syria

on March 18, 2019, 7:37 AM / in International News, National News

The U.S. military is putting together plans to keep 1,000 American service members in Syria, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday, citing U.S. officials. The preparations mark a shift from President Trump’s announcement three months ago that he had ordered a complete withdrawal of U.S. troops from the war-torn country. The U.S. has been trying to negotiate a safe zone […]

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Ethiopian authorities cite ‘clear similarities’ in 2 crashes

Ethiopian authorities cite ‘clear similarities’ in 2 crashes

on March 18, 2019, 7:35 AM / in International News

Preliminary data from the flight recorders of the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 plane that crashed a week ago, killing 157 people, show “clear similarities” to the deadly crash of a Lion Air 737 Max 8 in October, Ethiopia’s transport minister, Dagmawit Moges, said Sunday. Moges did not discuss the similarities. Both planes were new, and crashed shortly after […]

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Tennessee Legislative Update, March 16, 2019

Tennessee Legislative Update, March 16, 2019

on March 18, 2019, 7:11 AM / in State News

Tennessee General Assembly information, click HERE. For information on State Senators, including phone numbers and email addresses, click HERE; for House members, click HERE. For information on legislation, click HERE. Don’t forget that you can now watch the Senate committee meetings and floor sessions online by going HERE; House committee meetings and floor sessions online HERE. Phone calls can go to the legislative Switchboard at 615-741-3011 […]

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Incitement to genocide of Jews is widespread inside mosques in the US

on March 18, 2019, 6:47 AM / in National News, Opinion

When the people in the city  bring in the TROJAN HORSE they are proving this saying by Sun Tzu. IF YOU KNOW THE ENEMY AND KNOW YOURSELF, YOU NEED NOT FEAR THE RESULT OF A HUNDRED BATTLES.  KNOW YOURSELF BUT NOT THE ENEMY, FOR EVERY VICTORY GAINED YOU WILL ALSO SUFFER A DEFEAT. IF YOU KNOW NEITHER THE ENEMY NOR […]

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CIA Blames Its Proxy For Its Raid On North Korea’s Embassy In Spain

CIA Blames Its Proxy For Its Raid On North Korea’s Embassy In Spain

on March 18, 2019, 6:29 AM / in International News

The CIA is the main suspect in the military style raid on the North Korean embassy in Madrid. It now launched a somewhat hapless effort to deflect from it. The Spanish report in which Spanish government sources accuse the CIA said: At least two of the 10 assailants who broke into the embassy and interrogated diplomatic staff have been identified and have connections […]

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