Archive for August 28th, 2017

A Modest Proposal

A Modest Proposal

on August 28, 2017, 10:04 AM / in Opinion

By Butler Shaffer “Who are you?” – The Caterpillar, in Lewis Carroll’s, Alice in Wonderland As the American franchise of Western Civilization tumbles into the dust-bin of history, I sometimes wonder whether – were it possible – the ghosts of Jefferson, Franklin, Sam Adams, and other “Founding Fathers,” might be willing to engage in a conversation over what they helped to create. There has probably […]

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Daily Brief: More Than a Hundred Dead in Renewed Myanmar Fighting

on August 28, 2017, 9:59 AM / in International News, Opinion

Hello CFR! Mohammedans killing Mohammedans — Da-daaah!  ~ AND you vultures are pushing for your USA Superstate to interrupt (again) that natural socio-religious order of self-destruction by the enemies of Righteousness???  Is that stupidity-in-the-name-of-Humanitarianism going to “make America great again?” Oops!  No; sorry!  That’s not YOUR agenda.  That’s We-the-People’s objective (dream) per the most recent, albeit rigged-as-always election, the one […]

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Flashback: CFA Statement on ‘FBI and SEC Investigation of Sen. Bob Corker’ in May 2016 May Suddenly Be Relevant Again

Flashback: CFA Statement on ‘FBI and SEC Investigation of Sen. Bob Corker’ in May 2016 May Suddenly Be Relevant Again

on August 28, 2017, 9:54 AM / in National News, State News

Kudos to The Tennessee Star When President Trump punched back Friday on Twitter at Senator Bob Corker’s (R-TN) relentless criticisms as “outrageous,” it electrified the conservative base among Tennessee Republican primary voters who continue to be very supportive of the president. State Senator Mark Green (R-Clarksville) and Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN-07) are among those who may now be considering a challenge to […]

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Christian Group Sues SPLC and Amazon Over ‘Hate Group’ Designation

on August 28, 2017, 9:12 AM / in National News, Opinion

I have watched how the SPLC has gained this *authority* over the years and it makes me shake my head how such a totally corrupt and deceiving outfit has gained the *authority* position.  The history of Morris Dees should make anyone with a brain that works run as fast as they can to not be contaminated by this lying scum […]

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Exclusive – Brent Bozell: The Slow Death of the Republican Party

Exclusive – Brent Bozell: The Slow Death of the Republican Party

on August 28, 2017, 9:07 AM / in Opinion

I am not sure this should be called a *death* but more like a completion of the *morphing* of the GOP into the Democrat/Socialist doctrine.  I don’t believe the GOP was ever truly a conservative group.  There was a time in my memory that the Dem’s were looked at as being conservative but that changed along the line and the […]

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Gas futures shoot higher as Harvey shuts down Houston refineries

on August 28, 2017, 8:46 AM / in National News

Gasoline futures jumped by 5.5 percent on Monday as flooding from former hurricane Harvey shut down the oil and gas industry in Texas. Several energy companies, including ExxonMobil and Royal Dutch Shell, shut down Houston-area refineries on Sunday as Harvey’s rains flooded the city. The moves took about 12 percent of U.S. fuel-producing capacity offline, escalating fears of fuel shortages. […]

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Tillerson says Trump ‘speaks for himself’ on Charlottesville

Tillerson says Trump ‘speaks for himself’ on Charlottesville

on August 28, 2017, 8:44 AM / in National News, Opinion

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson distanced himself from President Trump’s controversial responses to the white nationalist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, while speaking with Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday. “I don’t believe anyone doubts the American people’s values, or the commitment of the American government, or the government’s agencies to advancing those values and defending those values,” Tillerson said in […]

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Trump to lift ban on sending military equipment to police

Trump to lift ban on sending military equipment to police

on August 28, 2017, 8:42 AM / in National News

President Trump plans to lift a ban imposed by former President Barack Obama on sending some surplus military equipment to police departments. Obama signed his executive order blocking the transfer of armored vehicles, large-caliber weapons, and other material to police following the use of military equipment by police responding to riots in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson sparked by […]

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14 arrested after ‘antifa’ activists attack right-wing demonstrators in Berkeley

14 arrested after ‘antifa’ activists attack right-wing demonstrators in Berkeley

on August 28, 2017, 8:40 AM / in National News, State News

Berkeley, California, police arrested at least 14 people on Sunday after black-clad anti-fascist or antifa activists disrupted a peaceful rally against hate groups by attacking a smaller group of far-right demonstrators. Brief fights broke out after the two sides got into shouting matches. Several thousand people showed up for the “Rally Against Hate,” which was organized for the day after […]

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Southern Poverty Law Center’s “hate” labels stir controversy

on August 28, 2017, 8:34 AM / in National News

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News Today from Real Clear Politics

News Today from Real Clear Politics

on August 28, 2017, 8:14 AM / in National News

Trump to Launch Tax Reform Push, But Hurdles Are Steep. Alexis Simendinger lays out the issues clouding the administration’s plans for an overhaul, which the president will address this week. Dems Aim for Competitive Rematches in 2018 House Races. James Arkin examines an array of contests the minority party believes can swing its way next year given an energized base […]

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IRS REHIRES HUNDREDS OF EMPLOYEES FIRED FOR FRAUD, THEFT, ABUSING TAXPAYER DATA

on August 28, 2017, 8:06 AM / in National News

BREITBART – BY JOHN HAYWARD The Inspector General for Tax Administration has discovered that under Commissioner John Koskinen, the Internal Revenue Service re-hired 212 employees it had previously fired for offenses including tax evasion, theft, and abuse of taxpayer data. The title of the report makes it clear that the IRS “continues to rehire former employees with conduct and performance issues.” The […]

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Boys will be boys………..

Boys will be boys………..

on August 28, 2017, 8:03 AM / in Bedtime Stories

There was a knock on my front door. It was a small boy. Something of his had found it’s way into my garage, and he wanted it back. When I opened the garage door,I noticed two additions,a baseball and a broken window,sporting a baseball sized hole. “Now ,how do you suppose that ball got into my garage?”I asked. For a […]

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Antifa Violence Is Ethical? This Author Explains Why

on August 28, 2017, 7:42 AM / in Opinion

[Ed. – Claiming that antifa is a force that has tasked itself with neutralizing the far Right (read: neo-Nazis) is a gross distortion. The people who congregated in San Francisco this past weekend were Americans exercising their right to free speech. Bray is giving anarchy an air of legitimacy.]  NBC News: How would you define the antifa movement? BRAY: It’s basically […]

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How Well Do You Take A Test?

How Well Do You Take A Test?

on August 28, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

“If you faint in the day of adversity, your strength is small.” (Prov 24:10) When I was teaching school and all through the years that I attended school I either gave tests or I took tests. We all did. We took these tests to see if we could pass to the next level. Those tests typically threw a lot of tough questions at us that […]

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