Archive for August 13th, 2017

The poor are better off without welfare. Ask Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback.

The poor are better off without welfare. Ask Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback.

on August 13, 2017, 7:17 AM / in Opinion

It is not the good intentions of government programs that matter, it is the bad incentives. Christian Schneider, Opinion columnist  /   USA Today In J.D. Vance’s hit 2016 autobiography Hillbilly Elegy, he tells the vivid story of rural Midwestern whites trapped in a cycle of poverty and unemployment. Preeminent among the colorful characters who populated Vance’s life as a young […]

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Horror and hate in Charlottesville

on August 13, 2017, 6:50 AM / in National News, State News

BY TAYLOR LORENZ AND WILL SOMMER / The Hill CHARLOTTESVILLE — Clashes between “alt-right” white nationalists and counter-protesters turned this Virginia college town into a battlefield on Saturday, leaving one people dead and more than a dozen injured after a car plowed into a crowd of counter-protestors. The fatal crash came a day after white supremacists already in town for the “Unite […]

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WHAT LED TO KENT STATE = CHARLOTTSVILLE Carl F. Worden

on August 13, 2017, 6:46 AM / in Opinion

Awhile back I wrote that we can expect a Kent State-style event to occur, and it has in Charlottsville today. Ever since President Trump announced his candidacy, his supporters have suffered being spat upon, pepper-sprayed and beaten while the police in San Jose, CA, Berkeley, Ca and other locales simply looked on.  That in itself will lead to the aforementioned […]

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MARIJUANA and MARRIAGE in Washington State

MARIJUANA and MARRIAGE in Washington State

on August 13, 2017, 6:43 AM / in Bedtime Stories

A dear friend sent this bedtime story to us and while we are a little hesitant in publishing … we did think it was funny in its way. What do you think…. is it about time at a smile. On a single day, Washington State recently passed two laws. They are: Legalised gay marriage, and Legalised marijuana . Legalising gay […]

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Top 10 Worst Man Eaters In History

Top 10 Worst Man Eaters In History

on August 13, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

By TYB / Listverse Most large predatory animals can, and will, see humans as suitable prey, under the right circumstances; however, true “man eaters”, that is, individual animals that prefer human flesh over any other food, are very rare. This list is a selection of some of the worst cases of man eaters recorded in history. The lions of Njombe […]

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A Walk With Whitaker

A Walk With Whitaker

on August 13, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Let birds fly above the earth across the face of the firmament of the heavens. –  Genesis 1:20  When my dog Whitaker and I take our morning walk through the woods of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, the air is filled with sound. Birds of many species break the early morning silence with their songs. Sometimes it’s a steady chirp-chirp-chirp—probably a sparrow. […]

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The Benefits of a Classical Education

The Benefits of a Classical Education

on August 13, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, Religion

Written by  Father James Thornton Since the end of the Second World War, and especially since the mid-1960s, America has been deluged with seemingly endless stories of the failure of its educational system. Testing reveals that there exists a significant percentage of high-school graduates who cannot identify the Pacific Ocean on an unlabeled map of the world, who do not […]

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Knives and Forks and Trash Attitudes

Knives and Forks and Trash Attitudes

on August 13, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Opinion

Ben Stein’s Diary Mueller, Mueller, anyone, anyone? As usual, Bob Dylan said it best. “There are a lot of people who have knives and forks but they don’t have anything on their plates, and they have to cut something.” That someone is now the self-styled “progressives,” who control the Democratic Party. The sad truth is that the Democratic Party has […]

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THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

on August 13, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

 “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” Gary Thompson

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August 13th in History

August 13th in History

on August 13, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

August 13 is the 225th day of the year (226th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 140 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Benedetto Sinigardi Cassian of Imola Clara Maass (with Nightingale Lutheran Church) Florence Nightingale, Octavia Hill, Jeremy Taylor (Anglican Communion) Hippolytus of Rome Maximus the Confessor Pope Pontian Radegunde […]

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