Archive for July 17th, 2017

We might call it humor…. but not really

We might call it humor…. but not really

on July 17, 2017, 3:57 PM / in Bedtime Stories
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Health-Law Taxes Divide the GOP, Signaling a Shift

on July 17, 2017, 9:23 AM / in National News, State News

WSJ reports TN Senator is arguing to retain the 3.8% investment-income tax and a 0.9% payroll tax WASHINGTON—Republican efforts to pass a health-care bill have revealed a party fissure on tax policy with potentially far-reaching repercussions. “In his latest attempt to rewrite President Barack Obama’s signature health-care law, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) retained a 3.8% investment-income tax […]

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South Korean Sung Hyun Park wins U.S. Women’s Open golf title

South Korean Sung Hyun Park wins U.S. Women’s Open golf title

on July 17, 2017, 9:19 AM / in Sports

Sung Hyun Park, a 23-year-old South Korean, sank two key birdie putts, including a 20-foot putt on the 15th green, to win the United States Women’s Open on Sunday at the Trump National Golf Club. Her consistency through a five-under-par round of 67 helped her hold off a challenge by Hye-Jin Choi, a 17-year-old South Korean amateur who had a […]

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Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dies at 89

Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dies at 89

on July 17, 2017, 9:16 AM / in People

Martin Landau, the Oscar-winning actor who starred in television’s Mission: Impossible, North by Northwest, Ed Wood, and Crimes and Misdemeanors, died Saturday in Los Angeles. He was 89. Over the course of his career, Landau, who served as the West Coast co-artistic director of the Actors Studio, was nominated for three Academy Awards, and Emmy-nominated five times. He was a […]

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U.S. researcher sentenced to 10 years in Iran on espionage charges

on July 17, 2017, 9:13 AM / in International News

A Princeton University graduate student, Xiyue Wang, has been sentenced to 10 years in Iran over spying allegations, Iranian officials said Sunday. The Chinese-American researcher was arrested trying to leave Iran in August. Mizanonline, the Iranian judiciary’s official news agency, said Wang had managed to “digitally archive 4,500 of the country’s documents while under covert surveillance.” Iran said he was […]

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George A. Romero, father of the zombie movie, dies at 77

George A. Romero, father of the zombie movie, dies at 77

on July 17, 2017, 9:12 AM / in People

George A. Romero, the writer and director who made the 1968 zombie film Night of the Living Dead, died in his sleep Sunday after a battle with lung cancer. He was 77. Romero “leaves behind a loving family, many friends, and a filmmaking legacy that has endured, and will continue to endure, the test of time,” according to a statement […]

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Federer wins record eighth Wimbledon title

on July 17, 2017, 9:08 AM / in Tennis

Roger Federer beat Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 to take the men’s Wimbledon championship for a record eighth time. Federer, less than a month short of his 36th birthday, also became the oldest Wimbledon champion of the Open Era, and the oldest Grand Slam champion since 1972, when Ken Rosewall won the Australian Open. Federer also continued what he called […]

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Pope Francis: ‘Relationships With Jesus Are Dangerous And Harmful’

Pope Francis: ‘Relationships With Jesus Are Dangerous And Harmful’

on July 17, 2017, 9:03 AM / in International News, Opinion

This SHOULD  cause some real thought and not blind acceptance. Jesus Christ said that there is only ONE way to The Father and that is thru Jesus Christ. Those who teach otherwise are misleading and false prophets, raising up FALSE IDOLS (One world government) –  IMHO. Jackie Juntti WGEN  idzrus@earthlink.net It isn’t who you are –  It is WHOSE you […]

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The Modernization of Middle East is a Sight to See

The Modernization of Middle East is a Sight to See

on July 17, 2017, 8:59 AM / in Opinion

Thanks to Thomas by Amir Taheri  /   Gatestone Institute In our neck of the woods, that is to say the Middle East, the machinery of state had modernized itself by enhancing its powers and developing new modes of control, manipulation and repression. The late Ayatollah Khomeini’s discourse owed more to Lenin and Stalin than to the great Muslim philosophers and […]

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Silent September

Silent September

on July 17, 2017, 8:55 AM / in Opinion

As a youth soccer coach myself (we lost 7-5 last night, but came back from 5-0 in first half to tie ‘em in second half; love kids who never quit!), I can attest to the fact that the worst thing about youth sports are some of the adults involved. In fact, because I once ran onto the field and stepped […]

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Guns, bathroom bills, deportation: Is Texas safe for my California kid?

on July 17, 2017, 8:42 AM / in Opinion

The worries and concerns of the left…. entering into new territory… By SHAWN HUBLER  /   The Sacramento Bee Not long after California officially banned state-funded travel to Texas this summer, we awoke in a hotel there, behind enemy lines. It had been decades since my last visit to the Lone Star State; our daughter had gotten an offer she couldn’t […]

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My response to New York Magazine’s “The Uninhabitable Earth” is to remind you of these bogus doomsayer predictions from the first Earth Day in 1970

on July 17, 2017, 8:32 AM / in Opinion

From Dan from Squirrel Hills Blog On July 9, 2017, New York Magazine published this article, which is called, “The Uninhabitable Earth.” On July 14, 2017 – just five days later – New York Magazine said that the article “… is already the most-read article in New York Magazine’s history.” My response to this article is to remind you of the following bogus doomsayer predictions that […]

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Labor and employment roundup

Labor and employment roundup

on July 17, 2017, 8:14 AM / in National News

By Walter Olson  Chicago and Cook County paid sick leave ordinances spell “major headaches” for employers [Kimberly Ross and Craig Thorstenson, Ford Harrison] “DoL Withdraws Joint Employer Guidance” [Kim Slowey/ ConstructionDive, Catherine Strauss and Tami Earnhart, earlier here, etc.] How South Dakota came to deregulate hair braiding [John Hult, Sioux Falls Argus-Leader] Emmanuel Macron has big plans, very much including reform of […]

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Monkey-selfie photographer sued by PETA says he’s broke

on July 17, 2017, 8:09 AM / in National News

PETA has appealed to the Ninth Circuit the dismissal of its suit, ostensibly on behalf of a wild monkey, against “monkey-selfie” photographer David Slater. Slater, reduced by years of litigation against the fanatical animal rights group and other parties, is in financial straits and thinking of walking dogs to earn money. “Nor can he afford to replace his broken camera […]

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The Brave New World of Demokratika

on July 17, 2017, 8:07 AM / in Opinion

By Rolf Yungclas   /   Canadian Free Press Democratika – the nation formerly called the United States after the Left has deposed all political forces from power who believe that the America that came into being 241 years ago represents a good force in the world and has a rich heritage that needs to be preserved and built upon. The political […]

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Where Does The Buck Lie?

Where Does The Buck Lie?

on July 17, 2017, 8:03 AM / in Opinion

Imagine for a moment that you decide to go on an extended vacation. Before you leave you hire someone to house-sit for you; clean your home, pay your bills, and maintain your yard while you’re away. Upon coming home from your vacation you find that your house has been completely remodeled into something that you find horrendous. How would you […]

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LGBT Activists Target Children with ‘Educational’ Transgender Russian Doll

LGBT Activists Target Children with ‘Educational’ Transgender Russian Doll

on July 17, 2017, 8:01 AM / in National News, Opinion

This may be a little disturbing to read so we are warning you now. If this gives you concern then we suggest you take that concern to your local LGBT activists and discuss it with them. Be prepared for a slew of words not uncommon to those often slung by those who oppose the acceptance of moralist standards… we are […]

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An Essay on the New Right

on July 17, 2017, 7:42 AM / in Opinion

From the MidSouth Sentinel  Vaclav Havel  The necessity of continually hiding behind and relating to ritual means that even the more enlightened members of the power structure are often obsessed with ideology. They are never able to plunge straight to the bottom of naked reality, and they always confuse it, in the final analysis, with ideological pseudoreality. It can be said, […]

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Not All Foreign-Influence Scandals Are Created Equal

Not All Foreign-Influence Scandals Are Created Equal

on July 17, 2017, 7:37 AM / in Opinion

by JOHN FUND  /  National Review Two decades ago, the media weren’t obsessed with Chinese interference in a presidential election. This summer we mark the 20th anniversary of a major investigation by Congress of attempts by a hostile foreign power to influence an American presidential election. I’m glad the news media is pursuing the Trump–Russia scandal, but let’s not forget […]

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THE BLAZE HOST LAWRENCE JONES SAYS, ‘BLACK FOLKS HAVE NEVER WANTED A HANDOUT’

THE BLAZE HOST LAWRENCE JONES SAYS, ‘BLACK FOLKS HAVE NEVER WANTED A HANDOUT’

on July 17, 2017, 7:21 AM / in National News, Opinion

Fox Insider interviewed The Blaze host Lawrence Jones and he explained his idea about the swift changes being made in our society. Lawrence says that the “tides are changing” as he explains that he does not believe victimhood will work in winning elections for Democrats anymore. He said, “This has been a formula where they win, when they do this race-baiting tactic, when they […]

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