Archive for March 16th, 2017

Are Sanctuary Cities Safer?

Are Sanctuary Cities Safer?

on March 16, 2017, 3:40 PM / in Opinion

The “sanctuary city” movement is nothing more than a pandering political charade aimed at Hispanic voters — and sanctimonious fellow leftist elites. “The policy or advantage of [immigration] taking place in a body (I mean the settling of them in a body) may be much questioned; for, by so doing, they retain the language, habits, and principles good or bad […]

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News from the Left, Right and Center…

News from the Left, Right and Center…

on March 16, 2017, 12:02 PM / in National News

We have to read these each day… but we are busy… so here is few samplings of news from left, right, center and Mars Trump’s ‘Hard Power’ Budget David Catanese, U.S. News & World Report Can Trump Change the Predictable Budget Battle? Ed Rogers, Washington Post Democrats’ Sudden Amnesia About Obamacare’s Ills Ian Tuttle, National Review The Dutch Dike Holds […]

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My friends call me Donald, Bill. You can call me Mr. President.

My friends call me Donald, Bill. You can call me Mr. President.

on March 16, 2017, 11:38 AM / in Opinion

By Rocky Top Politics Most awkward moment in Bill Haslam’s political career: “Hey, aren’t you that little twerp who publicly attacked me and said you were voting for someone else just before the election?  Yeah, I thought that was you…”   “Just get in the limo, Bill.  Can I drop you somewhere? Like, say, off of the roof of the […]

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President Trump rallies supporters in Nashville

on March 16, 2017, 10:31 AM / in History, National News

By WSMV-TV NASHVILLE — President Donald Trump arrived in Nashville on Wednesday afternoon for an event at The Hermitage and a rally at Municipal Auditorium. Air Force One landed at Berry Field National Guard Base just before 4 p.m. after visiting two cities in Michigan. The presidential motorcade then made its way to The Hermitage for a celebration of what […]

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House intelligence chair says no evidence exists to back Trump wiretap claim

on March 16, 2017, 10:26 AM / in National News

The Republican chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Devin Nunes (Calif.), delivered a sharp repudiation of President Trump’s claim that former President Barack Obama had his New York City skyscraper wiretapped during last year’s campaign. “We don’t have any evidence that that took place,” Nunes said. “I don’t think there was an actual tap of Trump Tower.” Attorney General […]

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Fed raises interest rates for second time in 3 months

Fed raises interest rates for second time in 3 months

on March 16, 2017, 10:23 AM / in National News

The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday that it was raising its benchmark interest rate by a quarter percentage point for the second time in three months. Fed policymakers had telegraphed the move, which lifts the rate to a range of 0.75 percent to 1 percent, by saying improving employment and inflation data showed that the economy was strong enough to justify […]

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Stanley Black & Decker Completes Purchase of Craftsman Brand from Sears Holdings

Stanley Black & Decker Completes Purchase of Craftsman Brand from Sears Holdings

on March 16, 2017, 10:18 AM / in National News

Stanley Black & Decker announced that it successfully completed its purchase of the Craftsman Brand from Sears Holdings Corp. James Loree, Stanley Black & Decker president and CEO, commented, “We are pleased to complete the purchase of the Craftsman Brand, a legendary American brand with tremendous consumer awareness built on a legacy of providing reliable products at a good value […]

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Trump’s $1.1 Trillion Budget Makes Dramatic Cuts to Federal Government

on March 16, 2017, 7:48 AM / in National News

by ERIK ORTIZ and ALI VITALI  /   NBC News The White House is putting its “America First” agenda front and center, submitting a budget to Congress on Thursday that pumps $54 billion more into the Pentagon and protecting the nation’s borders, while significantly slashing domestic and discretionary spending. The $1.1 trillion budget proposal represents a significant rollback of the […]

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The 156 year old “Civil War” cover-up continues! Why?    

on March 16, 2017, 7:36 AM / in History, Opinion

Throughout the South the assault on all things Southern continues. Why? The erasure of facts surrounding the War Between the States is the cover-up. All government institutions, in one manner or another, are involved in this egregious counterfeit revision on the young. The fraudulent activities of the public school systems are the epicenter. Unfortunately, teachers are the purveyors and victims […]

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My thoughts on health care and how it needs to be set  forth

My thoughts on health care and how it needs to be set forth

on March 16, 2017, 7:22 AM / in Opinion

Listening to all the arguments on both sides related to the *Health Coverage (it is NOT CARE – it is Coverage – if it was Health ‘CARE’ then they would be practicing medicine without a license) I had a thought pop up that I am surprised I didn’t think of it sooner. We hear over and over how repealing Obummercare […]

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Federal Judge in Hawaii Rebukes Trump’s Travel Ban, Puts Nation in Danger

Federal Judge in Hawaii Rebukes Trump’s Travel Ban, Puts Nation in Danger

on March 16, 2017, 7:20 AM / in Opinion

By Andrew West   /  Constitution.com Donald Trump’s campaign promise of securing our nation’s borders has once again been stymied by a federal judge, this time in Hawaii. An interesting argument….. As the rest of the world, and Europe in particular, suffers from an immense Middle Eastern refugee crisis that is spreading radical Islamic terrorism across borders unmolested, President Trump has […]

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American Minute  Juliette Low-Girl Scouts, & Patty Garibay-American Heritage Girls

American Minute Juliette Low-Girl Scouts, & Patty Garibay-American Heritage Girls

on March 16, 2017, 6:25 AM / in History

Juliette Low had chronic ear infections as a child, which made one ear deaf. A grain of rice thrown at her wedding lodged in her other ear, which was punctured by the procedure to remove it. Juliette Low’s father, a U.S. Army General, was previously a Civil War Confederate captain. In the Spanish-American War, Juliette Low and her mother organized […]

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Sanders, Socialism, and Schooling

Sanders, Socialism, and Schooling

on March 16, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, National News

Owing to his enthusiasm for the Soviet Union during the Cold War (he actually spent his honeymoon there!), Bernie Sanders was indeed morally unfit to have ever be President of the United States, as Independent Institute Senior Fellow Lawrence J. McQuillan argues in The Beacon. According to a recent poll, however, the senator’s socialist credentials pose no problem for one-fourth of […]

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March 16th in History

March 16th in History

on March 16, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

March 16th is the 75th day of the year (76th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 290 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Abbán Heribert of Cologne March 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Day of the Book Smugglers (Lithuania) In the late 19th century, smugglers transported Lithuanian language books printed in the […]

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A Cleansed Conscience

A Cleansed Conscience

on March 16, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I myself always strive to have a conscience without offense toward God and men. —Acts 24:16 The much-loved children’s story Pinocchio is about a wooden puppet whose nose grows long when he tells a lie. His friend Jiminy Cricket chirps, “Let your conscience be your guide.” Pinocchio follows his advice, repents, and returns to Geppetto his creator, where he is […]

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Quote for Today March 16th

Quote for Today March 16th

on March 16, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

WE CAN SEE RIGHT ONLY WITH OUR HEART .THE MOST IMPORTANT THINGS ARE INVISIBLE FOR THE EYES     ANTOINE DE ST EXUPERY Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (French pronunciation: ​[ɑ̃twan də sɛ̃tɛɡzypeʁi]), officially Antoine Marie Jean-Baptiste Roger, comte de Saint Exupéry (29 June 1900 – 31 July 1944, Mort pour la France), was a French aristocrat, writer, poet, and pioneering aviator. He became […]

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