Archive for February 10th, 2017

Wirgau and Tate…. the right to die

on February 10, 2017, 10:39 AM / in Opinion, State News

And the nuts come rolling in…. I don’t think it wise to take things out of the hands of God even when it is those we love that are suffering. Many have used the argument about a humane death and how one should die in a dignified manner. I attribute that to stupidity and a affront to God’s will. Death […]

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Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and Dr. Jill Biden Partner with CAA on Post-White House Career

Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and Dr. Jill Biden Partner with CAA on Post-White House Career

on February 10, 2017, 8:13 AM / in National News

Business Wire LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and Dr. Jill Biden have selected Creative Artists Agency (CAA) to support and amplify their work in public policy post-White House. CAA provides an unmatched global ecosystem of resources and trusted relationships with the world’s leading decision-makers and influencers. The agency will represent the Bidens across all areas, […]

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Tom Price Confirmed as Donald Trump’s Health and Human Services Secretary

on February 10, 2017, 8:08 AM / in National News

Rep. Tom Price, R-Georgia, was confirmed as secretary of health and human services in a vote that took place in the wee hours of Friday morning, providing momentum for Republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Consistent with all of President Donald Trump’s Cabinet confirmations this week, Price narrowly won confirmation on a 52 – 47 vote. Democrats opposed Price […]

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Sessions vows to tackle ‘crime problem’

on February 10, 2017, 8:06 AM / in National News

Jeff Sessions was sworn in as attorney general on Thursday. The former senator vowed to tackle America’s “crime problem” and crack down on illegal immigration. “We need to end this lawlessness that threatens the public safety, pulls down the wages of working Americans,” he said. During the ceremony, President Trump continued a flurry of executive actions targeting crime and drug […]

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Congressman Seeks to Abolish Dept of Education with 1 Sentence Bill

Congressman Seeks to Abolish Dept of Education with 1 Sentence Bill

on February 10, 2017, 7:38 AM / in National News

This is the most sensible piece of legislation to ever hit the desk of Congress.  The ONLY thing that a Federal Dept. of Education brings is EXPENSE and CONTROL. As I have stated numerous times over the years – Every time a larger level of government creates and *agency* that belongs at the LOCAL level the costs go up but […]

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Trump Must Break Judicial Power

Trump Must Break Judicial Power

on February 10, 2017, 7:28 AM / in Opinion

“Disheartening and demoralizing,” wailed Judge Neil Gorsuch of President Trump’s comments about the judges seeking to overturn his 90-day ban on travel to the U.S. from the Greater Middle East war zones. What a wimp. Did our future justice break down crying like Sen. Chuck Schumer? Sorry, this is not Antonin Scalia. And just what horrible thing had our president […]

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Top US commander says he’s short ‘a few thousand’ troops in Afghanistan

Top US commander says he’s short ‘a few thousand’ troops in Afghanistan

on February 10, 2017, 7:26 AM / in International News, National News

The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan was on Capitol Hill on Thursday delivering a stark message: Afghanistan is in a stalemate and he needs thousands more troops to break it. “I have adequate resources in my counterterrorism mission,” Gen. John Nicholson told the Senate Armed Service Committee. “In my train, advise and assist mission, however, we have a shortfall of […]

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Quick Reads From Around the Country on Health Care

Quick Reads From Around the Country on Health Care

on February 10, 2017, 7:23 AM / in National News, State News

Obama’s drug czar: The opioid crisis must continue to be a federal priority (Kaiser Health News) Weak reporting system let risky surgical device stay in use (New York Times) Patient groups fear ObamaCare repeal could undo protections for sickest Americans (Stat News) Oregon insurer wins risk corridor lawsuit (Oregon Live) Minnesota’s ObamaCare enrollment jumps more than 34 percent (CNBC) Vermont […]

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Hospitals Throw Out A Few Threats…..

Hospitals Throw Out A Few Threats…..

on February 10, 2017, 7:20 AM / in National News

A hospital trade group is warning that if ObamaCare is repealed without a replacement, hospitals across the country would lose billions of dollars in funding. America’s Essential Hospitals (AEH), a trade group that represents hospitals serving low-income communities, released a report Thursday detailing $40.5 billion in potential losses from 2018 through 2026 if congressional Republicans repeal ObamaCare without a comparable […]

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Still Talking About ObamaCare, So are your Senators

on February 10, 2017, 7:18 AM / in National News

Republican senators who hail from states that expanded Medicaid are meeting about the future of the program as their party moves ahead with the repeal of ObamaCare. The senators had their first meeting on Wednesday in the office of Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio), who is from a state that expanded Medicaid and whose Republican governor, John Kasich, has been a vocal defender […]

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PELOSI’S JET IS GONE

PELOSI’S JET IS GONE

on February 10, 2017, 7:03 AM / in National News, Opinion

Special Thanks to Thomas….. “What does it matter- it’s only taxpayers money!!!!!!!!!!! Original Story It’s gone, gone, gone Baby and never to return. Well, looks like the old broad of the House will have to pay her own way back and forth to California. The Air Force took her jet away from her. Read the article below. USAF TOOK NANCY […]

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Tucker Carlson hosts convicted felon charged  with violating the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act  to discuss USDA’s policy change

Tucker Carlson hosts convicted felon charged with violating the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act to discuss USDA’s policy change

on February 10, 2017, 6:57 AM / in Announcements, Opinion

In recent months, we have been responding, on behalf of our members, to hundreds of letters from USDA/APHIS indicating that the Humane Society of the U.S. (HSUS), People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), and other animal rights extremist organizations had requested private, confidential information about their businesses via Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests submitted to USDA. In […]

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How and Why the Senate Must Reform the Filibuster

How and Why the Senate Must Reform the Filibuster

on February 10, 2017, 6:32 AM / in Opinion

Tom McClintock U.S. House of Representatives Tom McClintock (Cumulative Freedom Index Score: 86%)has served as the U.S. Representative for California’s 4th congressional district since 2009. He received his B.A. from UCLA. He is a senior member of the House Natural Resources Committee, where he chairs the Subcommittee on Federal Lands, and serves on the House Budget Committee. Prior to his election […]

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Trump Signs a Slew of New Executive Orders: Taking on Cartels, Crime and Protecting Law Enforcement

Trump Signs a Slew of New Executive Orders: Taking on Cartels, Crime and Protecting Law Enforcement

on February 10, 2017, 6:27 AM / in National News

By Katie Pavlich  /  Townhall Shortly before swearing in Attorney General Jeff Sessions at the White House Thursday, President Donald Trump announced the signing of three executive orders related to crime. “I’m signing three executive actions today designed to restore safety in America,” Trump said, adding he was fulfilling another campaign promise. “I am directing DOJ and DHS to take all […]

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GOP states move to block sanctuary cities after Trump order

GOP states move to block sanctuary cities after Trump order

on February 10, 2017, 6:24 AM / in National News

BY REID WILSON   /    THE HILL Amid protests over President Trump’s executive order aiming to block federal funding to so-called sanctuary cities, Republican legislators across the country are moving to deny their own funding to cities that refuse to comply with federal immigration authorities. The Texas state Senate on Wednesday passed a measure to block state funding to cities in […]

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ST. JUDE GIFTSHOP , DO TWO GOOD THINGS

ST. JUDE GIFTSHOP , DO TWO GOOD THINGS

on February 10, 2017, 6:19 AM / in Announcements

  100% of proceeds, after all related expenses, benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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Need fake SS card? CA lawmaker can help

Need fake SS card? CA lawmaker can help

on February 10, 2017, 6:09 AM / in National News, Opinion

This is the result of the FAILURE / REFUSAL to enforce the existing immigration laws.  We end up with TRAITORS gaining seats in our government offices remaking *law* as well as having NO FEAR of being arrested and charged with the crime they are promoting and endorsing. I think this traitor is in violation of 8US Code Section 1324a states: […]

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Religious Freedom Executive Order Leaked; Progressives Panic

Religious Freedom Executive Order Leaked; Progressives Panic

on February 10, 2017, 6:05 AM / in Announcements, National News

FAMILY POLICY INSTITUTE of Washington For many, it could define his Presidency.  And it’s a decision that could come within the first month of his term. This article from the Daily Signal summarizes some of what it would do.A leak last week of an executive order on religious freedom indicates that President Trump is seriously considering actions that would roll back many […]

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Is Netanyahu Finished?

Is Netanyahu Finished?

on February 10, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Opinion

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is one of the most corrupt political leaders on the planet. He is also one of the most heavily financed political leaders on the planet. In spite of his billionaire friends and supporters, however, he is facing almost certain political destruction. His many crimes are being intensely investigated by Israeli authorities. The only reason he […]

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February 10th in History

February 10th in History

on February 10, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

February 10 is the 41st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 324 days remaining until the end of the year (325 in leap years). Holidays Christian Feast Day: Austreberta Charalampe Scholastica February 10 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Feast of St. Paul’s Shipwreck (Malta) Fenkil Day (Eritrea) National Memorial Day of the Exiles and Foibe, commemorate Italian Istrian […]

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