Archive for June 13th, 2017

Interesting Facts and Good Friends

on June 13, 2017, 8:39 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Thanks to Thomas In more than half of all states in the United States of America, the highest paid public employee in the state is a football coach. Almost half of all Americans (47 percent) do not put a single penny out of their paychecks into savings. Apple has more cash than the U.S. Treasury. The state of Alaska is […]

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Man Destroys God

Man Destroys God

on June 13, 2017, 8:24 AM / in Opinion

By Bionic Mosquito Prologue God creates dinosaurs. God destroys dinosaurs. God creates man. Man destroys God. Man creates dinosaurs. –        Dr. Ian Malcolm, Jurassic Park We know what happens next – dinosaur devours man. I refer to the conclusion from my piece, “And the Dying Cheer”: It is interesting: reaching the height of western liberal values immediately preceded the destruction […]

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Senate Republicans keeping health bill draft secret

Senate Republicans keeping health bill draft secret

on June 13, 2017, 8:07 AM / in National News

Sound Familiar  Senate Republicans do not plan to publicly release their draft health-care bill, two senior Senate GOP aides tell Axios. Top Senate Republicans said Monday that the draft was nearly completed. One of the aides explained that Senate Republicans are “still in discussions about what will be in the final product, so it is premature to release any draft […]

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D.C. and Maryland file lawsuit accusing Trump of violating emoluments clause

D.C. and Maryland file lawsuit accusing Trump of violating emoluments clause

on June 13, 2017, 8:05 AM / in National News, State News

The attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia filed a federal lawsuit Monday accusing President Trump of violating the Constitution’s anti-corruption emoluments clause by profiting from payments from foreign government sources. Trump has retained ownership of his real estate empire but transferred day-to-day control to his sons, although he continues to get information on the Trump Organization’s operations […]

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Comey got ‘steely silence’ after confronting Loretta Lynch about Clinton’s email probe

Comey got ‘steely silence’ after confronting Loretta Lynch about Clinton’s email probe

on June 13, 2017, 7:48 AM / in National News, Opinion

by John Solomon and Sara A. Carter  /   Circa.com Special Thanks to Thomas Ex-FBI Director James Comey has privately told members of Congress that he had a frosty exchange with Obama Attorney General Loretta Lynch last year when he confronted her about possible political interference in the Hillary Clinton email investigation after showing Lynch a sensitive document she was […]

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Are We Nearing Civil War?

Are We Nearing Civil War?

on June 13, 2017, 7:42 AM / in Opinion

President Trump may be chief of state, head of government and commander in chief, but his administration is shot through with disloyalists plotting to bring him down. We are approaching something of a civil war where the capital city seeks the overthrow of the sovereign and its own restoration. Thus far, it is a nonviolent struggle, though street clashes between […]

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From TVA….

From TVA….

on June 13, 2017, 7:40 AM / in Opinion

Certainly don’t want leave anyone out….. except if you are a white heterosexual male or Hispanic or Asian descent… no we can’t celebrate those cultures. Special thanks to Bill

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TRUMP SHOULD FIRE MUELLER IMMEDIATELY!

on June 13, 2017, 7:33 AM / in Opinion

These are the facts: 1:  James Comey testified that he illegally leaked the contents of one of his memos through a friend professor at Columbia University for publication by the New York Times.  He stated under oath that he did so to force the appointment of a Special Prosecutor who was already lined up to take that position by Comey […]

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U.S. Aircraft Carriers Gather Off N. Korea; Pyongyang Tests Missile Able to Hit Ships

U.S. Aircraft Carriers Gather Off N. Korea; Pyongyang Tests Missile Able to Hit Ships

on June 13, 2017, 7:27 AM / in International News, National News

Written by  Warren Mass North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) announced on June 9 that the communist state had test-launched a new type of cruise missile capable of striking U.S. and South Korean warships off its coast. The test may have been intended to send a threatening message to the United States, which has two carrier strike groups […]

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Conservatives push to drop border tax effort

on June 13, 2017, 7:24 AM / in News

Conservatives (not necessarily Constitutional Conservatives) are ramping up the pressure on House GOP leaders to abandon the border-adjustment tax proposal and move on with large-scale tax reform. The proposal to tax imports and exempt exports was a key plank of the tax blueprint House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) released last year, but it has been on life support for some […]

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Appeals court cites Trump tweets in ruling against travel ban

on June 13, 2017, 7:21 AM / in National News

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday ruled against President Trump’s so-called travel ban, delivering another blow to the administration as it waits for the Supreme Court to decide whether to intervene. The California-based court in large part  affirmed the Hawaii district court ruling blocking parts of the order, which temporarily banned nationals from six Muslim-majority countries from entering the […]

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on June 13, 2017, 7:13 AM / in National News

It’s been a rough few days for our U.S. troops in Afghanistan. On Monday, the Pentagon released the names of the three soldiers who were killed in an apparent insider attack Saturday. Sgt. Eric M. Houck, 25, of Baltimore; Sgt. William M. Bays, 29, of Barstow, Calif.; and Cpl. Dillon C. Baldridge, 22, of Youngsville, N.C., were killed by gunfire […]

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Tillerson says Qatar blockade ‘hindering’ military operations

Tillerson says Qatar blockade ‘hindering’ military operations

on June 13, 2017, 7:11 AM / in International News, National News

Defense Secretary James Mattis makes his first appearance before the House Armed Services Committee tonight. It’s his second appearance on Capitol Hill since his confirmation, and the first chance lawmakers will have to grill him since the Trump administration released its full fiscal 2018 budget proposal. Monday’s hearing is the first in a four-day Capitol Hill tour by Mattis and […]

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Families meet after heart donation saves man’s life

on June 13, 2017, 7:07 AM / in National News, People

By Kent Luetzen KPAX.com | Continuous News | Missoula & Western MontanaMISSOULA – One man’s second chance at life meant someone else lost theirs. After waiting anxiously for more than two years, he finally got news that he was a match for a heart transplant. Reporter  Kent Luetzen has the story of Troy Schlimgen who, after four years of recovery, finally met his heart donor’s family. “And […]

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News from Around the Block

News from Around the Block

on June 13, 2017, 7:04 AM / in International News, National News

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will hold a confirmation hearing for three Trump nominees. Annie Caputo and David Wright, nominees for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), are due to testify, as is Commissioner Kristine Svinicki, who has been renominated to her position as NRC chairwoman. The committee is scheduled to vote on Svinicki’s nomination on Thursday. Also on […]

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WATCHDOG CLEARS EPA IN GOLD KING MINE SPILL

WATCHDOG CLEARS EPA IN GOLD KING MINE SPILL

on June 13, 2017, 7:01 AM / in National News

EPA employees generally acted within the bounds of the law and reason during and after the 2015 Gold King Mine disaster in Colorado, an inspector general’s report Monday concluded. Investigators reviewed 16 different questions related to the Gold King spill and largely cleared the EPA in the disaster that caused 3 million gallons of mine waste sludge with toxic heavy […]

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EPA DELAYING CHEMICAL REGULATION

on June 13, 2017, 6:53 AM / in National News

The EPA will delay the implementation of a chemical safety regulation for up to 20 months while it reassesses the rule. Officials said Monday that the agency would continue to reconsider the safety measure, which came about in part because of an explosion at a chemical plant in Texas in 2013. The rule, finalized last year, would require chemical companies […]

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TRUMP SAYS NO TO G7 CLIMATE STATEMENT

on June 13, 2017, 6:52 AM / in International News, National News

The Trump administration has abstained from signing on to a Group of Seven climate change declaration. The U.S. did not sign on to a section in the G7 communiqué that addressed the group’s commitment to climate change action, the Paris climate deal and international development funds focused on mitigating the impacts of climate change, according to a joint statement following […]

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ZINKE: SHRINK BEARS EARS

ZINKE: SHRINK BEARS EARS

on June 13, 2017, 6:50 AM / in National News

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is asking President Trump to reduce the size of the Bears Ears National Monument. The recommendation came in a memo released Monday, an interim report to Trump following his April executive order asking Zinke to review numerous recent national monument designations for potential changes. Zinke recommends that Trump use his “appropriate authority” under the Antiquities Act […]

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Allen West: The one thing NO ONE reported about this weekend

on June 13, 2017, 6:47 AM / in Opinion

Of course mainstream media wouldn’t report on this! It goes against their entire agenda, right? Demonstrations around the country occurred over the weekend protesting Islamic Law. The participants stating that it’s incompatible with Western democracy. Yet there were plenty of crybaby liberals there to “counter-protest” but it happened, and it’s important. Hear what LTCOL Allen West had to say about […]

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