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Ted Cruz And Other GOP Senators Announce Bill To Give President Trump $25 Billion For Border Wall

on December 8, 2018, 6:29 AM / in National News

Republican senators led by Ted Cruz introduced a bill aimed at funding President Donald Trump’s border wall. The WALL Act would give the government $25 billion toward construction and would be funded by what supporters call “loopholes” in the current immigration system, according to the Hill. “I have long called for building a wall as a necessary step in defending our […]

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Trump to revoke birthright citizenship

on December 7, 2018, 9:26 AM / in National News, Opinion

This post was sent out 10/30/18 and since Pres. Trump is again talking about this topic I am resending. Here is why this is so timely: https://www.bizpacreview.com/2018/12/06/honduran-woman-reportedly-scales-border-wall-to-give-birth-in-u-s-complains-of-treatmenti-felt-like-a-criminal-700178 Honduran woman reportedly breaches border wall to give birth in U.S., complains of treatment…‘I felt like a criminal’ I posted out a comment on this on the 28th – linking to my posting […]

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Kevin Hart pulls out as Oscars host after backlash over homophobic tweets and jokes

on December 7, 2018, 9:07 AM / in National News, Opinion

NBC loves this persecutionial uprising. More fodder for the Left…  The comedian tweeted that he was dropping out of the gig because he didn’t want to be a “distraction” on Hollywood’s big night. Comedian Kevin Hart on Thursday night said he’s pulling out as host of the Academy Awards after he came under fire for old homophobic tweets and jokes that […]

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House Democrats plan to send Trump aides’ transcripts to Mueller

on December 7, 2018, 8:43 AM / in National News

By Mark Hosenball  |  Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats taking control of the U.S. House of Representatives in January plan to send Special Counsel Robert Mueller the transcripts of testimony by some of President Donald Trump’s closest associates so they can be reviewed for evidence and possible falsehoods, said three sources familiar with the matter. Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, son Donald […]

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DNC CHAIR TOM PEREZ COMPLAINS THAT VOTERS INFLUENCED BY CHURCH

DNC CHAIR TOM PEREZ COMPLAINS THAT VOTERS INFLUENCED BY CHURCH

on December 7, 2018, 8:02 AM / in National News

Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chair Tom Perez on Wednesday complained that voters are influenced by what they hear in church on Sundays. Perez claimed that Republicans have an advantage because “people buy” what they hear at church. “And we all have to make sure that we’re fluent in what’s happening across our ecosystem so we can come to each other’s defense […]

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U.S. Fears Iran Planning ‘Massive Regional War’ in Middle East

U.S. Fears Iran Planning ‘Massive Regional War’ in Middle East

on December 7, 2018, 7:34 AM / in National News

By Adam Kredo  |  Washington Free Press The Trump administration disclosed that Iran is behind the construction of several underground tunnels leading into Israel that Hezbollah militants and other terror forces have been using to conduct attacks, according to multiple U.S. officials who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon and communicated fears that Tehran is preparing to lead a “massive regional war.” The […]

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FEDS SPEND $149,631 TO DETERMINE HOW RANCHERS ‘PERCEIVE AND COMMUNICATE’ ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE

FEDS SPEND $149,631 TO DETERMINE HOW RANCHERS ‘PERCEIVE AND COMMUNICATE’ ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE

on December 7, 2018, 7:31 AM / in National News

BY: Elizabeth Harrington  |   Washington Free Beacon The U.S. Department of Agriculture is spending roughly $150,000 to find out how ranchers “perceive and communicate” about global warming. The Boise State University study is attempting to convince ranchers to take action on climate change through a “behavioral field experiment” that will test ranchers reactions to different “framings” of climate change. “Rangelands, and […]

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Mueller team to reveal details on Manafort and Cohen

Mueller team to reveal details on Manafort and Cohen

on December 7, 2018, 7:11 AM / in National News

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team is due to reveal new details on its Russia investigation with the filing of two important documents on Friday: a sentencing memo for President Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen and a report explaining the alleged “crimes and lies” of Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort. Last week, Mueller’s office accused Manafort of breaching a […]

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Mastercard and Microsoft Want to Take Control of Your Identity

Mastercard and Microsoft Want to Take Control of Your Identity

on December 7, 2018, 6:16 AM / in National News, Opinion

Written by  C. Mitchell Shaw   Concerned about privacy being eroded by Big Brother? Forget National I.D. — Mastercard and Microsoft have just unveiled a plan to aggregate people’s personal information and cobble it together into “digital identities” to relieve the “huge burden” placed on individuals who need to prove they are who they say they are. According to a joint press […]

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Pearl Harbor’s role in a historic Supreme Court decision

Pearl Harbor’s role in a historic Supreme Court decision

on December 7, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, National News

One of the most controversial decisions in Supreme Court history was caused by aftershocks of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, and it’s still being debated today. On December 7, 1941, Japanese military forces attacked the United States base in Hawaii without warning. More than 2,000 Americans died in the attack, and a united Congress answered President Franklin Roosevelt’s request […]

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Canada arrests Huawei exec; China protests

on December 6, 2018, 8:26 AM / in International News, National News

Canada has arrested Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of China’s Huawei Technologies, Canadian Justice Department spokesman Ian McLeod said Wednesday. Meng has a bail hearing Friday and faces extradition to the U.S., where the Chinese tech giant is under investigation for possible violations of sanctions against Iran. McLeod said Meng, a deputy chair of Huawei’s board and daughter of […]

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What Did #MeToo Expect? Businesses Avoiding Hiring Women, Won’t Included Them in Client Events

on December 6, 2018, 8:17 AM / in National News, Opinion

By  WARNER TODD HUSTON   |   Godfather Politics Business analysts have noticed a new trend and it is one that should surprise absolutely no one. Businesses are suddenly afraid to hire women or include them in special events — like client dinners, conventions, and the like — all because they are afraid of being stung by #MeToo claims of sexual misconduct. So, […]

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Rashida Tlaib Misrepresented Soros Stipend in Financial Disclosures

Rashida Tlaib Misrepresented Soros Stipend in Financial Disclosures

on December 6, 2018, 7:25 AM / in National News, State News

By Joe Schoffstall  |  Washington Free Beacon Congresswoman-elect did not disclose name of source and wrote a lesser amount than given Congresswoman-elect Rashida Tlaib did not disclose the name of the source of funds for a fellowship that was paid by liberal billionaire George Soros—as required by the House ethics committee—and also disclosed a lesser amount than she received, according […]

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‘Wake Up, Dudes’

on December 6, 2018, 7:13 AM / in National News, Opinion

GOP women see a gender crisis brewing for their party. The brutal midterm election decimated the ranks of GOP women in the House, and women leaving Congress and those entering have urged party leaders to be more aggressive in devising a strategy to stop the slide when it comes to female voters and support for women candidates The Hill has […]

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Congress is back so watch your Wallet

on December 6, 2018, 7:11 AM / in National News

by Jonathan Easley and Alexis Simendinger A Houston funeral for former President George H.W. Bush will take place today at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, after which his casket will travel by train across the state for burial at his presidential library in College Station, Texas, alongside the grave of former first lady Barbara Bush and their daughter, Robin. Congressional leaders […]

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Waymo launches nation’s first commercial self-driving taxis

Waymo launches nation’s first commercial self-driving taxis

on December 6, 2018, 6:59 AM / in National News, State News

By MICHAEL LARIS   |  The Washington Post CHANDLER, Ariz. — On the chilly October day the New York subway opened in 1904, the marvel of engineering and grit was greeted with horns, steam sirens and stations overrun by thousands of revelers. “Fast Trains in Tubes,” blared one headline. On Wednesday, 114 years later in sun-swept Arizona, the launch of the […]

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Barra stands firm on GM austerity plans in DC meetings

Barra stands firm on GM austerity plans in DC meetings

on December 6, 2018, 6:55 AM / in National News

WASHINGTON — General Motors Chairman Mary Barra stood firm on plans to idle five plants, lay off 6,000 salaried employees and imperil the jobs of 3,300 hourly workers as she met Wednesday with Ohio’s U.S. senators and several of Michigan’s newly elected U.S. members. Speaking with reporters after a closed-door meeting with Barra at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Ohio […]

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Are White Evangelicals the Saviors of the GOP?

on December 6, 2018, 6:48 AM / in National News

By Nathan L. Gonzales  |  Roll Call Key voting group has remained virtually unchanged in its political preferences Amid all the talk about shifting demographics and political changes over the last decade, one key voting group has remained virtually unchanged: white evangelicals. According to one evangelical leader, a record number of white evangelicals voted in the 2018 midterms after an inspired turnout effort. […]

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Migrants Breach Border, This Time In the Dark

Migrants Breach Border, This Time In the Dark

on December 6, 2018, 6:34 AM / in National News

Written by  R. Cort Kirkwood The migrant attack at the border on Thanksgiving weekend might have failed, but the breach of the U.S. border has begun. The illegal aliens are trying to sneak in, news reports say, hoping they can apply for asylum once they cross the border. And now that the invasion has begun — even if in dribs and […]

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Are Schools Teaching Hate? 1 in 5 Millennials Say U.S. Flag is ‘Sign of Intolerance and Hatred’

Are Schools Teaching Hate? 1 in 5 Millennials Say U.S. Flag is ‘Sign of Intolerance and Hatred’

on December 5, 2018, 7:22 AM / in National News

Godfather Politics This is what our schools are teaching your children, folks: A new survey shows that 1 in 5 Millennials say the American flag is a “sign of intolerance and hatred.” Not only do many kids feel that Old Glory is evil, but two in five also say it is OK to burn the flag. The survey is reported […]

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