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Senate impeachment trial expected to begin next week

Senate impeachment trial expected to begin next week

on January 14, 2020, 9:05 AM / in National News

The Senate is readying for the impeachment trial of President Trump to officially get underway next week as Republicans and Democrats continue to jostle over whether witnesses will be called and wait for Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to officially transmit the articles to the upper chamber. Pelosi is scheduled to meet with the Democratic caucus later this morning to determine […]

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A Little News from Real Clear Politics January 14th, 2020

on January 14, 2020, 8:31 AM / in National News

How Would Democratic Candidates Reinvigorate Entrepreneurship? Ahead of tonight’s debate in Iowa, Dane Stangler spotlights a topic that’s received little attention during the campaign. The Ed Orgeron Story Teaches Economic Lessons. RealClearMarkets editor John Tamny writes that LSU’s football championship Monday night is a classic example of someone learning from failure. Russia’s Nuclear Arms Breakout. In RealClearDefense, Mark B. Schneider […]

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U.S. removes China from list of currency manipulators

U.S. removes China from list of currency manipulators

on January 14, 2020, 8:18 AM / in National News

The Trump administration on Monday lifted China’s designation as a currency manipulator. The move was considered a significant concession to Beijing as President Trump prepares for the Wednesday signing of a “phase one” trade deal aiming to dial back his trade war with China. The Trump administration labeled China as a currency manipulator in August. Trump has long accused Beijing […]

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DOJ calls murders of three in Pensacola shooting ‘act of terrorism’

on January 14, 2020, 8:15 AM / in National News

The Department of Justice has declared the December shooting at Pensacola, Florida’s Naval Air Station was an “act of terrorism.” An FBI investigation has concluded Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, a Royal Saudi Air Force member training at the base, was motivated by “jihadist ideology” when he opened fire on the base last month, Attorney General William Barr announced Monday. But the […]

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Booker ends his presidential campaign

Booker ends his presidential campaign

on January 14, 2020, 8:12 AM / in National News

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) dropped out of the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Monday, saying his campaign “reached the point where we need more money to scale up … money we don’t have, and money that is harder to raise because I won’t be on the next debate stage.” Booker, who spoke frequently of unity and the […]

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Warren and Sanders clash ahead of final debate before Iowa caucuses

Warren and Sanders clash ahead of final debate before Iowa caucuses

on January 14, 2020, 7:39 AM / in National News

Six Democratic presidential candidates meet Tuesday night in Des Moines for their final debate before the Feb. 3 Iowa caucuses launch the 2020 Democratic primary season. The debate, moderated by CNN and the Des Moines Register, will feature the race’s four frontrunners — former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), and South Bend, Indiana, […]

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Republicans reject Trump call to dismiss impeachment case

on January 14, 2020, 7:35 AM / in National News

Leading Republicans senators said Monday they would not go along with President Trump’s call to dismiss the impeachment charges approved by the Democrat-led House. “There aren’t 51 votes for a motion to dismiss,” said Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), the fourth-ranking Republican in the Senate. Trump tweeted Sunday and Monday that holding a trial on the allegation that he abused his […]

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Exodus from Blue States Continues — and Grows

Exodus from Blue States Continues — and Grows

on January 14, 2020, 6:49 AM / in National News

Written by  Warren Mass The demographic phenomenon of large numbers of residents fleeing from “blue” states is not new. But the exodus is continuing, and growing. We noted in a December 31 article that — based on a news release posted by the U.S. Census Bureau the previous day — the two largest Democrat-dominated states (California and New York) have both suffered population […]

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Trump Supporters Floating Purchase of OAN Network as Fox Moves Leftward

Trump Supporters Floating Purchase of OAN Network as Fox Moves Leftward

on January 14, 2020, 6:46 AM / in National News

A dozen GOP heavyweight donors are being pitched on the idea of buying the tiny One American News Network (OANN) to offset the steady leftward drift of Fox News. The Wall Street Journal first reported that Republican National Committee (RNC) co-chairman Thomas Hicks is helping his family’s investment manager Hicks Equity Partners identify and then propose the buyout to big Trump donors. Rick Neuman, […]

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Having to Choose

on January 14, 2020, 6:00 AM / in National News, News, Opinion, Religion

By: Erick Erickson (Diary) Louie Giglio is a Christian pastor in Atlanta. For the past two decades he has spent his time getting Christians to focus on a topic dear to me — human trafficking.  That has been his calling and focus.  It is a worthy cause.  More than 17,000 people are smuggled into the United States each year to […]

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Trump, Pelosi spar over impeachment ‘stigma’ as Senate readies for trial

on January 13, 2020, 8:35 AM / in National News

By Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver The Senate is preparing for the impeachment trial of President Trump to kick off in the near future as Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) readies to send the pair of articles across the Capitol to the upper chamber nearly a month after the House indicted Trump on what it considered high crimes and misdemeanors. With […]

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Tesla’s 14th Victim . . . So Far

Tesla’s 14th Victim . . . So Far

on January 13, 2020, 8:19 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Eric Peters |  Eric Peters Autos Tesla may have just killed its 14th victim; there are at least 13 confirmed kills so far  – as the result of Autopilot. Excluding auto-immolation. This qualifies Tesla for serial killerhood. But no FBI investigation – or even a recall. Instead, an “advisory” from the National Highway Traffic Safety (sic) Administration that drivers of Autopiloted Teslas must always “keep their hands […]

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Pelosi prepares to end impeachment delay, warns against ‘cover-up’

Pelosi prepares to end impeachment delay, warns against ‘cover-up’

on January 13, 2020, 7:47 AM / in National News

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Sunday signaled that she would send the Senate the two articles of impeachment against President Trump that the House passed as soon as this week. Pelosi defended her delay on transferring the charges to the Senate, saying it was necessary to call attention to the need for testimony from more witnesses, and accused Senate […]

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Madison Man Sentenced to 2 Years for Gun Crime

Madison Man Sentenced to 2 Years for Gun Crime

on January 13, 2020, 7:19 AM / in National News, Opinion

The following story was issued by ATF. There are several questions about this presented article that makes us uneasy. Our first concern was the constitutionality of the actions of the court as well as the ATF. Scott C. Blader, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Travis Hicks, 24, Madison, Wisconsin, was sentenced today by Chief […]

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“I basically just made it up”

“I basically just made it up”

on January 13, 2020, 6:55 AM / in National News, Opinion

Good morning! Did it occur to you as it has to me, how many times our CHILDREN are the target of the liberals who are out to change their lives and ours? How did we even get to the place where surgically mutilating a child’s normal, healthy body is acceptable??? And now we are learning, at least in part, some […]

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U.S. Army Selects SIG SAUER for .300 Win Mag Sniper Ammunition

U.S. Army Selects SIG SAUER for .300 Win Mag Sniper Ammunition

on January 12, 2020, 7:52 AM / in National News

NEWINGTON, N.H. –-(Ammoland.com)- SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to announce the selection of SIG SAUER Ammunition by the U.S. Army Contracting Command for a $10 million firm-fixed priced contract to manufacture the MK 248 MOD 1 and MOD 0 .300 Win Mag ammunition for use in U.S. Military sniper platforms. Ron Cohen, President and CEO, SIG SAUER, Inc. began, “This award by […]

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“This Is Government Land”: The Eternal Refrain of the Federal Occupiers

“This Is Government Land”: The Eternal Refrain of the Federal Occupiers

on January 8, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, National News, Opinion

By William Norman Grigg Without seeking permission, a small group of defiant armed men seized control of coveted property in Oregon. They weren’t welcomed by local residents, some of whom petitioned the government to evict the intruders from federally administered land. Rather than sending in the troops to uproot the uninvited settlers, the U.S. government told the local residents to […]

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Now we are in real trouble…. The holiday break is over, and lawmakers and officials are returning to town with a new Iran crisis unfolding.

on January 7, 2020, 7:15 AM / in International News, National News

By Rebecca Kheel Let’s go back a bit…..  In December, the United States blamed a rocket attack in Iraq that killed a U.S. contractor on an Iran-backed militia and responded with strikes on the militia. Supporters of the militia then stormed the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad. Days later, the U.S. military killed Iranian Quds Forces leader Gen. Qassem Soleimani in […]

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Esper says U.S. won’t target Iran cultural sites, contradicting Trump

on January 7, 2020, 6:22 AM / in International News, National News

Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Monday said the U.S. military would not target Iranian cultural sites in retaliation for any response by Iran to the killing of top military commander Qassem Soleimani, contradicting threats by President Trump. Esper said strikes against places with historic, artistic, or religious significance but no military value would constitute a war crime. “We will follow […]

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Julián Castro endorses Elizabeth Warren for president

on January 7, 2020, 6:18 AM / in National News

Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro endorsed Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Monday. Castro is now the best known former Democratic candidate to throw his support to one of the candidates still in the running. Castro dropped out of the race last week after he failed to raise enough money or rise […]

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