Archive for August 10th, 2017

Tax Reduction and Simplification — How to Defeat the Demos

Tax Reduction and Simplification — How to Defeat the Demos

on August 10, 2017, 9:07 AM / in History, Opinion

“You can’t be for big government, big taxes and big bureaucracy and still be for the little guy.” —Ronald Reagan “An unlimited power to tax involves, necessarily, a power to destroy; because there is a limit beyond which no institution and no property can bear taxation.” —John Marshall (1819) The regulatory cuts ordered by President Donald Trump are already saving consumers billions of […]

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The Election Draws Nigh

on August 10, 2017, 9:03 AM / in Opinion

By Hugh McInnish Time waits for no man, and here in Alabama an event is rushing unbridled upon us. The testy Donald Trump, having drafted our Senator Jeff Sessions into his cabinet, thus leaving Jeffs seat empty, we loyal citizens are called to march resolutely to the polls in just one week, on Tuesday August 15, to vote for Senator Sessions […]

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Truman Nature

Truman Nature

on August 10, 2017, 8:47 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Thursday, August 10, 2017. Sixty-eight years ago today, President Truman signed the National Security Act Amendments of 1949, the law formally creating the Department of Defense and requiring the military service secretaries to report to an overall chief. In a minimalist signing statement released by the White House, Truman groused about “new and cumbersome restrictions” imposed by […]

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Google Is Not What It Seems

on August 10, 2017, 8:44 AM / in National News, Opinion

by Julian Assange In this extract from his new book When Google Met Wikileaks, WikiLeaks’ publisher Julian Assange describes the special relationship between Google, Hillary Clinton and the State Department — and what that means for the future of the internet. WikiLeaks readers can obtain a 20 percent discount on the cover price when ordering from the OR Books website by using the […]

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Too politically correct? Board drops ‘Lynch’ from school names

on August 10, 2017, 8:30 AM / in National News, Opinion

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.comBy Lukas Mikelionis  /  Fox News A school board in Portland, Ore., has dropped “Lynch” from the names of two elementary schools, claiming it had negative connotations and made some people feel uncomfortable. The move Wednesday evening by the Centennial School District’s board also included a slight alteration to the name of a third school. But […]

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Judge: Democrat Bob Menendez must face corruption charge in court

Judge: Democrat Bob Menendez must face corruption charge in court

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

By Brent Scher   /   Washington Free Beacon A last-ditch attempt by Democratic senator Bob Menendez (N.J.) to avoid a federal corruption trial slated to start next month was rejected by a federal judge on Wednesday. Menendez, accused of giving political favors to Florida eye doctor Salomon Melgen in exchange for campaign contributions and gifts, asked that the case against him be dismissed […]

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5 transgender service members sue Trump

5 transgender service members sue Trump

on August 10, 2017, 8:01 AM / in National News

We wish they would get over this…. Five transgender service members on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against President Trump over his announcement that he was banning transgender people from serving in the military. The plaintiffs, identified as “Jane Doe” Nos. 1-5, asked that transgender troops be permitted to consider serving, as they have been able to do since the Obama […]

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FBI raided home of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort

on August 10, 2017, 7:47 AM / in National News

We think this little more than a publicity stunt. Paul Manafort had worked willing with the FBI and had turned over hundreds of documents prior… what would be the advantage of an early morning raid then leak it to the world other than politics. FBI agents late last month raided the home of Paul Manafort, one of President Trump’s former […]

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North Korea hones Guam strike plans, mocks Trump

North Korea hones Guam strike plans, mocks Trump

on August 10, 2017, 6:40 AM / in International News, National News

(AFP)Nuclear-armed North Korea announced a detailed plan Thursday to send a salvo of four missiles over Japan and towards the US territory of Guam, raising the stakes in a stand-off with President Donald Trump and mocking him as “bereft of reason”. The scheme to target the island, a key US military stronghold, was intended to “signal a crucial warning” as […]

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Israel moves ahead on underground wall around Gaza

Israel moves ahead on underground wall around Gaza

on August 10, 2017, 6:34 AM / in International News

Jerusalem (AFP) – Israel is pushing ahead with a project to build a giant underground wall around the Gaza Strip to block tunnels that could be used for attacks, the army said on Thursday. The project comes after the government faced heavy criticism over Hamas’s use of tunnels in the 2014 Gaza war, with a state inquiry earlier this year […]

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The Nissan Leaf Will Cost $5K Less Than Tesla’s Model 3

The Nissan Leaf Will Cost $5K Less Than Tesla’s Model 3

on August 10, 2017, 6:20 AM / in National News

There has been much hype about Tesla’s Model 3, especially after its handover party last month. However, leaked information shows the 2018 Nissan Leaf will cost less than the Elon Musk’s electric, which means the company could steal some customers. Autobytel, a car sales website, leaked data about the upcoming Nissan Leaf, which was spotted by Autoblog. The electric vehicle will […]

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Mormon Church Excommunicates Top Church Leader

Mormon Church Excommunicates Top Church Leader

on August 10, 2017, 6:13 AM / in National News

For the first time in decades, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints excommunicated a top leader Tuesday for reasons that were not immediately revealed. Reports said James J. Hamula was released by the church from his high-ranking position in the First Quorum of the Seventy after a disciplinary action was taken against him by a board of the First Presidency […]

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Former Google Engineer Fired For Anti-Diversity Memo Stands By His Words

on August 10, 2017, 6:07 AM / in International News, National News

James Damore, software engineer, was fired from Google for challenging the company’s diversity program and stated that women lag behind in the tech world due to their biology.

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Walking Away

Walking Away

on August 10, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

My Presence will go with you, and I will give you rest. —Exodus 33:14  After winning a bronze medal in the 2004 Olympics in Athens, wrestler Rulon Gardner took off his shoes, placed them in the center of the mat, and walked away in tears. Through that symbolic act, Gardner announced his retirement from the sport which had defined his […]

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News Headline

News Headline

on August 10, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Tired of constantly being broke and stuck in an unhappy marriage, a husband decided to solve both problems by taking out a large insurance policy on his wife with himself as the beneficiary and then arranging to have her killed. A ‘friend of a friend’ put him in touch with a nefarious dark-side underworld figure who went by the name […]

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August 10th in History

August 10th in History

on August 10, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

August 10 is the 222nd day of the year (223rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 143 days remaining until the end of the year. The term ‘the 10th of August’ is widely used by historians as a shorthand for the Storming of the Tuileries Palace on the 10th of August, 1792, the effective end of the […]

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The Washington Times Supports Mo Brooks to replace Jeff Sessions / We’re staying with Roy Moore

on August 10, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Opinion

While we agree that Mo Brooks would be an excellent choose for the position, we feel former Alabama Chief Justice would be a much better one. “It is imperative, if this country is to survive, that we elect Godly men to high office,” Tim James said. “That’s why I am voting for Roy Moore for this U.S. Senate seat. Several […]

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