Archive for August 3rd, 2017

Allstate: 500 Claims Adjusters Replaced by QuickFoto App

Allstate: 500 Claims Adjusters Replaced by QuickFoto App

on August 3, 2017, 4:20 PM / in National News

By Body Shop Business Staff Writers, As Allstate goes full-steam ahead with “the digitalization of the claims process,” claims adjusters are losing their jobs. During the insurer’s second-quarter conference call, CEO Tom Wilson said Allstate has downsized more than 500 claims adjusters as the company transitions to the QuickFoto Claim photo estimating system. Severance payments to the downsized claims adjusters were […]

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The “Skinny Appeasement” Bill

The “Skinny Appeasement” Bill

on August 3, 2017, 8:19 AM / in Opinion

Last week, the Republicans failed to pass the “skinny repeal” bill. Was that bad or was that good? And what now? See the end of this message for a time-sensitive ACTION ITEM. The vote came at around 1:30 a.m. Washington, D.C. time – while most of you were sleeping. Here are some of the intriguing Senate chamber scenes I saw on […]

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Get Involved Locally. You Might Just Save the Country.

Get Involved Locally. You Might Just Save the Country.

on August 3, 2017, 8:09 AM / in National News, Opinion

I have watched  how people treat and react to *politicians* since I was a young kid.  Not sure why but I never developed or acquired that *AWE* so many people have towards those in public office.  They should (providing they deserve it) be treated with respect but they are not gods to be worshipped as so many treat them or […]

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Read more: https://www.ammoland.com/2017/08/trailblazer-firearms-lifecard-folding-pistol/#ixzz4ohGn4hRU Under Creative Commons License: Attribution Follow us: @Ammoland on Twitter | Ammoland on Facebook Trailblazer Firearms Lifecard Folding Pistol : Setting a New Paradigm in Firearms

on August 3, 2017, 8:06 AM / in Announcements, National News

By Ammoland Asheville, N.C. –-(Ammoland.com)- As far as business start-ups in the firearms industry go, Trailblazer Firearms is taking a different path. The newly formed company, headquartered in Asheville, North Carolina, is proud to announce the launch of their first firearm, LifeCard, “the last gun you’ll leave behind.” LifeCard is a .22 LR single-action, single-shot folding pistol, no bigger than a credit […]

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PRUITT CLEARED IN SCIENTIFIC INTEGRITY CASE

on August 3, 2017, 8:01 AM / in National News

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of the Science Adviser has cleared administrator Scott Pruitt of charges from a green group that he violated the department’s Scientific Integrity Policy. The accusation came from the Sierra Club, which in March complained to EPA’s investigative officials that Pruitt may have broken policy by contending that carbon dioxide is not a “primary contributor” […]

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Debt Ceiling Debate Charade Begins, Again

Debt Ceiling Debate Charade Begins, Again

on August 3, 2017, 7:55 AM / in National News, Opinion

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin warned Congress in a letter sent Friday that they had precious little time to raise the federal government’s debt ceiling before his department ran out of money. He even put a date on when that would happen if the ceiling wasn’t raised: “Based upon our available information, I believe that it is critical that Congress act to increase […]

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INTERIOR PROTECTS ANOTHER MONUMENT

INTERIOR PROTECTS ANOTHER MONUMENT

on August 3, 2017, 7:51 AM / in National News

The Interior Department said Wednesday it would recommend no changes to the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument in Montana as part of its review of federal monument designations. The Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument is a 378,000 acre of federally-managed land protecting the upper Missouri River and surrounding countryside. President Bill Clinton designated it a national monument on […]

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Left leaning Governors support continued funding of ObamaCare

on August 3, 2017, 7:47 AM / in National News

Governors from both parties are calling on the Trump administration to fully fund key subsidies to insurers under ObamaCare. President Trump is threatening to cancel the payments, known as cost-sharing reductions (CSRs), as he talks of how ObamaCare will “implode.” Members of the National Governors Association, led by Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) and Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker (R), on Wednesday […]

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Cowboys Owner Tells Players: ‘Stand for Anthem or You’re off the Team’

Cowboys Owner Tells Players: ‘Stand for Anthem or You’re off the Team’

on August 3, 2017, 7:40 AM / in National News, Opinion

Written by Keely Sharp I have never been much of an NFL football fan. I prefer college ball, but after hearing what Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones told his players, I may just have a favorite pro team. Jones is fed up with the disrespect being shown by some professional football players, such as Colin Kaepernick. The team owner decided to make one […]

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Donald Trump Unveils Merit Based Immigration Reform

Donald Trump Unveils Merit Based Immigration Reform

on August 3, 2017, 7:34 AM / in International News, National News

by NEIL MUNRO  /  Breitbart President Donald Trump today joined with two GOP Senators to introduce his merit-based immigration reform, which is designed to help millions of Americans hurt by the nation’s current cheap-labor immigration policies. The RAISE Act “will reduce poverty, increase wages and save taxpayers billions and billions of dollars,” Trump told reporters in the Roosevelt Room of the White […]

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Former Maryland School Aide With HIV Faces 1,500 Years For 119 Counts of Sexual Assault

on August 3, 2017, 7:25 AM / in State News

By Tim Brown  /   A former Maryland school aide and track coach with HIV faces more than 1,500 years prison sentence after being accused of sexually assaulting several male students. Carlos Deangelo Bell, 30, worked at La Plata High School as a track coach. He also worked at J.P Ryon Elementary School and Benjamin Stoddert Middle School in Waldorf, as well as […]

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Traditional family households shrink to new low in Canada

on August 3, 2017, 7:22 AM / in International News

By Dorothy Cummings McLean OTTAWA,  (LifeSiteNews) — According to data released by Statistics Canada today, the traditional family in Canada has reached an all-time low. The most common type of household is now composed of a single person living alone. These findings are from the third series of data in the 2016 Census. This series focuses on families, households, marital status, and language. […]

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Budget chairwoman enters Tennessee governor’s race

on August 3, 2017, 7:19 AM / in National News

Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn.) officially threw her hat into the Tennessee governor’s race on Wednesday, setting off a scramble to fill her position as chairman of the House Budget Committee, which is fine with us here considering her voting record on financial matters. Under a GOP conference rule known as the “Paul Ryan rule,” so named for the House Speaker, […]

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Senate confirms controversial Trump pick to labor board

on August 3, 2017, 6:59 AM / in National News

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed one of President Trump’s nominees to fill one of the vacancies on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). The Senate in a 50-48 party-line vote approved the nomination of Marvin Kaplan to the board that’s responsible for resolving labor disputes and protecting workers’ collective bargaining rights in the private sector. Trump’s nomination of Kaplan had […]

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Trump, GOP senators unveil measure to cut legal immigration

on August 3, 2017, 6:57 AM / in National News

President Trump on Wednesday teamed up with two conservative Republican senators to roll out new legislation aimed at dramatically curbing legal immigration to the United States, a key Trump campaign promise. Sens. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and David Perdue (R-Ga.) have been working with White House officials to revise and expand a bill released earlier this year that would halve the […]

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NOW HIRING SIGNS EVERYWHERE!

NOW HIRING SIGNS EVERYWHERE!

on August 3, 2017, 6:53 AM / in Opinion, State News

Medford, Oregon and the surrounding smaller towns sport a population of about 300,000 in Jackson County, and, “Now Hiring”, signs can be seen on the doors of so many small businesses now that people are beginning to talk openly about it. In most other areas, you would see local newspapers carry a wad of employment opportunities, but the Medford Mail […]

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TRUMP LASHES OUT WHILE SIGNING RUSSIA SANCTIONS BILL

on August 3, 2017, 6:49 AM / in National News

President Trump lashed out at Congress while signing legislation on Wednesday that imposes new sanctions on Russia, arguing the bill limited his executive power and ability to negotiate with Moscow. “By limiting the executive’s flexibility, this bill makes it harder for the United States to strike good deals for the American people, and will drive China, Russia, and North Korea much closer […]

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Top of The Defense News….

on August 3, 2017, 6:29 AM / in National News

Trump administration officials on Wednesday told lawmakers that they did not see the need for a new war authorization bill, but would not oppose lawmakers passing one. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson briefed the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in a closed door meeting to discuss the 2001 authorization for the use of force (AUMF), passed in the […]

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Government Has Americans Conned Six Ways From Sunday

Government Has Americans Conned Six Ways From Sunday

on August 3, 2017, 6:22 AM / in Opinion

The environmental obsession to wean the planet off of fossil fuels has blown up into an insanity all its own.  Next to man-caused global warming (climate change) the deadly game that governments have played to convince people to disconnect themselves from the wonders of efficient crude oil using the force of government, is the biggest ruse every perpetrated on the masses since […]

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August 3rd in History

August 3rd in History

on August 3, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

August 3 is the 215th day of the year (216th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 150 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Gamaliel (finding of relics, in Roman Martyrology) Lydia of Thyatira Nicodemus Olaf II of Norway (Translation of the relic) Stephen (Discovery of the relic) Waltheof of Melrose Joanna, […]

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