Archive for June 14th, 2017

Rewriting American History

Rewriting American History

on June 14, 2017, 6:13 AM / in Opinion

By Walter Williams  George Orwell said, “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” In the former USSR, censorship, rewriting of history and eliminating undesirable people became part of Soviets’ effort to ensure that the correct ideological and political spin was put on their history. Deviation from official propaganda was […]

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Ben Shapiro: Trump Didn’t Ruin The Media. Obama Did

Ben Shapiro: Trump Didn’t Ruin The Media. Obama Did

on June 14, 2017, 6:08 AM / in Opinion

There is a widespread perception among those on the right that President Trump’s myriad foibles, vagaries and outright prevarications are somehow justifiable because he is The Great Destroyer of the mainstream media. His fans say he is running the media around in circles — and that is its own reward. Are you still waiting for extreme vetting? For the border […]

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School: You may not recite prayer in the name of Jesus Christ

School: You may not recite prayer in the name of Jesus Christ

on June 14, 2017, 6:05 AM / in State News

By Todd Starnes   /    Fox News Moriah Bridges wanted to thank God for His immeasurable blessings on Beaver High School’s graduating class. But she could not, because it was against the law. The Pennsylvania teenager wanted to offer thanksgiving to the Almighty for parents and coaches and teachers. But again, she could not, because it was against the […]

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Rhythms of Grace

Rhythms of Grace

on June 14, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

By David C. McCasland Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. Matthew 11:29 A friend and his wife, now in their early nineties and married for sixty-six years, wrote their family history for their children, grandchildren, and generations to come. The final […]

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Trump to Tangier Island mayor: Don’t worry about rising seas

on June 14, 2017, 6:00 AM / in National News

TANGIER, Va. (AP) — The mayor of the tiny Chesapeake Bay island community of Tangier says President Donald Trump called him after seeing a news report about the threat the village faces from sea-level rise and its strong support for him in November. Trump called James “Ooker” Eskridge, the mayor of Tangier, Virginia, after CNN reported on the island last […]

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California governor, lawmakers announce $125B budget deal

California governor, lawmakers announce $125B budget deal

on June 14, 2017, 6:00 AM / in State News

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders said Tuesday they have agreed to a $125 billion budget that would expand a tax credit for the working poor, increase spending on safety net programs and boost payments for doctors and dentists. The budget agreement sets up votes in the state Senate and Assembly on Thursday, the […]

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June 14th in History

June 14th in History

on June 14, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

June 14 is the 165th day of the year (166th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 200 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Caomhán of Inisheer Elisha (Roman Catholic and Lutheran) Methodios I of Constantinople Richard Baxter (Church of England) June 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Commemoration of the Soviet Deportation related […]

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San Francisco requires clean space for breastfeeding workers

on June 14, 2017, 6:00 AM / in State News

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.comSAN FRANCISCO –  (Fox News) San Francisco supervisors approved legislation that requires employers to provide new mothers a clean and private space to pump their milk, adding to the board’s long history of trying to make the city more equitable for workers even if that means more regulations for employers. California and federal law already require […]

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