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Is the Lottery Rigged? Did you know Epstein won 29.3 Million Lump Sum (after taxes) in Oklahoma’s Powerball lottery, July 2, 2008?

Is the Lottery Rigged? Did you know Epstein won 29.3 Million Lump Sum (after taxes) in Oklahoma’s Powerball lottery, July 2, 2008?

on August 15, 2019, 7:24 AM / in National News

H/T to Kathryn  via medium: A financial planning company based in Oklahoma City received $29.2 million on Monday on behalf of the Zorro Trust, which held the winning ticket from the July 2 drawing. The Daily Oklahoman, 26 Aug 2008: Trust keeps Powerball winner a mystery. Only Lottery Commission knows who is now $29.3 million richer. A financial planning company based in Oklahoma City […]

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Here Are the Best and Worst States for Retirement

Here Are the Best and Worst States for Retirement

on August 15, 2019, 7:21 AM / in National News

By Andrea Romano The state where you retire can greatly affect what retirement will be like. In a new study, Bankrate ranked all 50 states in several categories to determine the best — and the worst — for retirement. Even if you spent your working years in a city like New York City or Los Angeles, you’ll find that the best place to […]

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John Hickenlooper Likely to Leave the Race in the Democratic presidential primary

John Hickenlooper Likely to Leave the Race in the Democratic presidential primary

on August 15, 2019, 6:43 AM / in National News

By Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver The Democratic presidential primary field is likely to shrink today as former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is expected to end his bid for the party’s nomination, bringing the field to 23 candidates (The Associated Press). Hickenlooper has struggled throughout his campaign and has been unable to gather momentum, including in two forgettable debate performances, […]

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Recession jitters and business uncertainty send U.S. stocks plummeting

Recession jitters and business uncertainty send U.S. stocks plummeting

on August 15, 2019, 6:38 AM / in National News

By Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver Fears of a looming U.S. recession became painfully evident on Wednesday as warning signs of a slowdown flashed around the world. U.S stocks suffered their worst day of losses this year — sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 800 points — after turmoil in the U.S. bond market and weak economic data from […]

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Unsafe At Any Speed: Multiple Vulnerabilities Afflict 5G

Unsafe At Any Speed: Multiple Vulnerabilities Afflict 5G

on August 14, 2019, 5:56 PM / in National News

The coming network needed for autonomous vehicles, virtual reality, and the Internet of Things will also bring cybersecurity danger. By   BARRY ROSENBERG  |  Networks and Cyber US government agencies, especially the military, need to be wary of embracing 5G network technology, despite its benefits, simply because so many vendors are based in China. That means military networks may lag behind capabilities widely […]

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The US Navy will replace its touchscreen controls with mechanical ones on its destroyers

on August 14, 2019, 5:51 PM / in National News

After a deadly 2017 crash between a destroyer and an oil tanker By Andrew Liptak  |  Eater’s Digest The US Navy will replace the touchscreen throttle and helm controls currently installed in its destroyers with mechanical ones starting in 2020, says USNI News. The move comes after the National Transportation Safety Board released an accident report from a 2017 collision, which cites the design of […]

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Planned Parenthood to leave federal family planning program Monday absent court action

Planned Parenthood to leave federal family planning program Monday absent court action

on August 14, 2019, 5:33 PM / in National News

Planned Parenthood will leave a federally funded family planning program Monday unless a court blocks the Trump administration’s new restrictions on abortion providers. While Planned Parenthood stopped using Title X family planning funds last month after the administration announced it would begin enforcing the restrictions, it told the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) it would stay in the […]

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Dow drops 800 points in worst day of 2019 amid recession fears

Dow drops 800 points in worst day of 2019 amid recession fears

on August 14, 2019, 5:23 PM / in National News

U.S. stock markets had their worst drop of the year Wednesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropping 800 points, or 3 percent. The drop comes as some forecasters warn of increasing odds of a recession, while President Trump has continued to hammer the Federal Reserve over its handling of interest rates. In terms of point losses, Wednesday’s drop was the Dow’s 4th […]

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Epstein’s Isle Raided, Documents Show Perversions, Barr Promises to Prosecute Co-Conspirators

Epstein’s Isle Raided, Documents Show Perversions, Barr Promises to Prosecute Co-Conspirators

on August 14, 2019, 5:06 PM / in National News, Opinion

  Written by  R. Cort Kirkwood Billionaire sex pervert Jeffrey Epstein might be dead, but the case prosecutors were building against the Deep State insider will likely now move on to his helpers. Yesterday, the FBI and local police raided the deceased financier’s home on Little St. James, an island in the U.S. Virgin Islands. As well, unnamed conspirators whom prosecutors allege […]

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Facebook Has Been Paying Transcribers to Listen to Your Conversations

on August 14, 2019, 5:03 PM / in National News

Written by  Luis Miguel  Facebook is again stirring concerns about user privacy. The social-media giant confirmed on Tuesday that it has been collecting audio from its users’ private conversations on the Messenger app and paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe them. Facebook claimed to have only recently halted the practice. “Much like Apple and Google, we paused human review of audio more […]

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Universal Background Checks Require Gun Registration

Universal Background Checks Require Gun Registration

on August 14, 2019, 4:59 PM / in National News

In spite of fading support for universal background checks, as reported by CNN on Tuesday, there are still some in the White House and nearly all of the mainstream media who are deliberately keeping the conversation in favor of background checks going. According to CNN, lawmakers are reconsidering the political risks of pushing for universal background checks in this highly toxic […]

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Ivanka Lobbies Congress to Reject the 2nd Amendment, Push Gun Control

on August 14, 2019, 7:17 AM / in National News

I’ve made no bones about my distrust of Ivanka for anything other than a coat rack.  She is way too far to the  LEFT for anything in government.  She shouldn’t have ANY input to the President other than how well her kids are and how they love their grandpa. Her close friendship with the high profile Democrats is strong indication […]

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This Sheriff Was Sued for Cooperating With ICE. Now, He’s Vindicated

on August 14, 2019, 7:14 AM / in National News

It is time to present and demand these liberal judges and others in the law ENFORCEMENT community read and UNDERSTAND these LAWS.  Those who ignore or fail to uphold these laws need to be removed from office.  Judges are not to MAKE LAW – they are to INTERPRET IT – big difference when their *interpretation* is in opposition to the […]

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At 1 ½ years old, this Devil Dog mascot is the newest Marine Corps lance corporal

At 1 ½ years old, this Devil Dog mascot is the newest Marine Corps lance corporal

on August 7, 2019, 5:58 AM / in National News

Meet the Marine Corps’ newest ― and maybe most famous ― lance corporal. Marine Corps mascot Chesty XV was promoted from a private first class to the rank of lance corporal during a ceremony held at the Marine Barracks Washington on Thursday. The pedigree English bulldog had proven to his Marine leadership that he was ready to promote ― but he still let out […]

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US priest: Leaving God out of politics is ‘illogical, immoral, and un-American’

US priest: Leaving God out of politics is ‘illogical, immoral, and un-American’

on August 7, 2019, 5:55 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Lisa Bourne (LifeSiteNews) – A Florida Catholic priest told a recent GOP political gathering that leaving God out of politics is “illogical, immoral and un-American.” Politics is something that pastors usually stay away from, Father Michael Orsi said. “However if your pastor is staying away from politics, tell him he’s an illegitimate pastor,” he said. “The reason I say that is because […]

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JUDGE RULES SARAH PALIN LAWSUIT AGAINST NYT FOR DEFAMATION IS VALID

on August 7, 2019, 5:47 AM / in National News

Sarah Palin sued the NYT for defamation after they ran an editorial tying campaign material to the shooting of Gabby Giffords. The lower court had tossed out the suit but the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated the case, claiming that the lower court used “unusual” procedures to toss the suit out and they ruled that the case can […]

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Newspaper companies GateHouse Media and Gannett to merge in $1.4 billion deal

on August 6, 2019, 7:08 AM / in National News

Gannett, publisher of USA Today and our local Jackson Sun, and one of the largest newspaper companies in the United States, is being acquired by GateHouse Media in a deal worth roughly $1.4 billion. The merger will create the largest U.S. newspaper company, with a print circulation of 8.7 million, media expert Ken Doctor told The Associated Press Monday. Combined, […]

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Markets see worst drop of 2019 as trade war heats up

on August 6, 2019, 7:00 AM / in National News

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, Nasdaq Composite, and S&P 500 all saw their biggest percentage drops of 2019 on Monday, following a string of declines that started Thursday. The drops all came after President Trump announced new tariffs on China, and after China responded by devaluing its currency Monday morning to its weakest level in a decade. The Dow closed […]

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Requiring adult supervision when kids use pool = unlawful discrimination?

on August 6, 2019, 6:34 AM / in National News

By Walter Olson  |  Overlawyered.com It’s okay for a condo swimming pool to require adult supervision of children, right? Wrong: “familial status” is one of the many bases for protection under housing discrimination law. As a result, “any rule or policy targeting children is likely to trigger a discrimination accusation or a fair housing inquiry.” To defend it against attack, […]

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Nationwide Injunctions and the Lower Federal Courts

on August 6, 2019, 6:17 AM / in National News, Opinion

On July 29th I sent out a post that I asked oif anyone had more info on what the LAW is in regards to this:  SP:  It’s time for Trump to ignore activist judges and implement executive rules necessary to protect our border My thanks to Patty B for her help in sending this link to me.  We need to be […]

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