Archive for June 27th, 2017

Are Illinois and Puerto Rico our future?

Are Illinois and Puerto Rico our future?

on June 27, 2017, 11:14 AM / in Opinion

Editor’s Note: Looking at the debt load of the city of Jackson, Tennessee, we expect that possibility coming closer to home.  If Gov. Bruce Rauner and his legislature in Springfield do not put a budget together by Friday, the Land of Lincoln will be the first state in the Union to see its debt plunge into junk-bond status. Illinois has […]

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Supreme Court agrees to hear case on Trump travel ban

Supreme Court agrees to hear case on Trump travel ban

on June 27, 2017, 9:36 AM / in National News

The Supreme Court said Monday that it would hear the Trump administration’s challenge of a ruling blocking President Trump’s temporary travel ban on six predominantly Muslim nations, partly reinstating the ban in the meantime. The justices imposed tight limits on the ban pending its review, saying it could not be imposed on anyone with “a credible claim of a bona […]

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CBO says Senate health bill would leave 22 million more uninsured

on June 27, 2017, 9:32 AM / in National News, Opinion

Does That Mean Everyone Else is Working? Senate Republicans’ proposal to replace ObamaCare would reduce the number of Americans with health insurance by 22 million over a decade, according to a report released Monday by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. The CBO score estimated that the Senate proposal would reduce federal spending by $321 billion by 2026, about $200 billion […]

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Ellie Mae

Ellie Mae

on June 27, 2017, 9:22 AM / in Bedtime Stories, People

Special Thanks to Judy by Sean Dietrich  /  Sean of the South There is something sleeping on my feet while I write this. A she-something. Her snoring sounds like a diesel engine. She has paws bigger than skillets, a bladder the size of a teacup. Every morning, at approximately 5:13 A.M., she wakes me. And every morning, I walk the […]

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U.S. judge halts deportation of Iraqis nationwide

U.S. judge halts deportation of Iraqis nationwide

on June 27, 2017, 9:12 AM / in National News

By Steve Friess DETROIT (Reuters) – A federal judge halted late on Monday the deportation of all Iraqi nationals detained during immigration sweeps across the United States this month until at least July 10, expanding a stay he imposed last week. The stay had initially only protected 114 detainees from the Detroit area. U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith sided with lawyers […]

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SCOTUS Will Hear Colorado “Wedding Cake” Case

SCOTUS Will Hear Colorado “Wedding Cake” Case

on June 27, 2017, 9:09 AM / in National News

Written by  Steve Byas The importance of the 2016 presidential election was clear on Monday, when the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it will hear a case from Colorado involving a baker asked to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding. Had Hillary Clinton defeated Donald Trump, Neal Gorsuch would not be on the Supreme Court, and the court would […]

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Supreme Court: Bureaucracy Before Landowners

Supreme Court: Bureaucracy Before Landowners

on June 27, 2017, 9:05 AM / in National News, State News

On June 23, the Supreme Court of the United States issued an opinion eroding property rights in the United States. In a split decision, 5-3, the high court held that in cases pitting bureaucrats against landowners, the bureaucrats are to be favored and they do not have to compensate property holders appropriately if the regulations they issue severely devalue the […]

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Yale sues Connecticut over gender-neutral restrooms

Yale sues Connecticut over gender-neutral restrooms

on June 27, 2017, 8:50 AM / in State News

At least one Ivy League School has some sense, according to the AP: NEW HAVEN, Conn. –  Yale University is suing Connecticut over its plan to turn single-user restrooms into gender-neutral bathrooms at its law school. The New Haven Register reports the state building inspector’s office previously denied the school’s request for an exemption from the state building code requiring that […]

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Student who registered dead people for Democrats is now headed to prison

on June 27, 2017, 8:34 AM / in Opinion, State News

In a voter fraud case that Rick Moran tells us we can safely ignore because, as we all know, there’s no such thing as voter fraud. A Democratic party operative in Virginia is going to jail for 100 days after pleading guilty to registering dead people to vote. James Madison University student Andrew J. Spieles, 21, worked for Harrisonburg Votes, a political […]

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Jason Riley’s False Black Power published today

Jason Riley’s False Black Power published today

on June 27, 2017, 8:16 AM / in Opinion, People

By Thomas Lifson   /   American Thinker Jason Riley of the Manhattan Institute, whom you may recognize as a frequent panelist on Fox News’s Special Report, has written an elegant short book that makes a powerful case on the solution to race relations in the United States. As the title indicates, Riley believes that America’s African-American community has been badly […]

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Obamacare dying even without congressional repeal

Obamacare dying even without congressional repeal

on June 27, 2017, 8:10 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Rick Moran  /   American Thinker The race is on to see what happens first to Obamacare; will Congress kill the program or will it self destruct? An analysis of the Obamacare insurance market for 2018 by a health care think tank makes the question academic. That’s because next year, consumers in more than 40% of all the counties […]

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Perfecting Holiness

Perfecting Holiness

on June 27, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit.  – 2 Corinthians 7:1 Read: Galatians 5:16-26 I had not worked in my yard for several weeks, and I was amazed at how quickly weeds had sprung up and taken over. Weeds don’t need tending; they seem to love to sprout up for anyone who just lets things […]

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