Archive for September 8th, 2017

Former CIA Agent: Deep State Has Infiltrated Trump Team

Former CIA Agent: Deep State Has Infiltrated Trump Team

on September 8, 2017, 9:16 AM / in National News, Opinion

I sit here asking myself –  Has Trump been compromised from within (Ivanka and her husband) and surrounded by those DEEP STATE traitors  – or –  were We, The BASE, led down the Golden Path?  I can see both possibilities.  Was Trump brought forward in order to complete the destruction of this nation? –  a wolf in Sheeps clothing or […]

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Now you see it – now you don’t.

Now you see it – now you don’t.

on September 8, 2017, 9:12 AM / in State News

By Rocky Top Politics The curious case of the altered headline. A couple of days ago, the Washington Times had this headline: Within hours, the Times had altered its headline (although the original headline was still embedded in the link): See the difference?  Alert (or as the alt-left likes to say: “woke”) RTP tipsters contacted our tip line (rtptipline@gmail.com) and pointed […]

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The Coming Financial Crash

The Coming Financial Crash

on September 8, 2017, 9:10 AM / in Opinion

In a letter to President Thomas Jefferson in 1787, John Adams wrote, “All the Perplexities, Confusion and Distress in America, arise not from defects in the Constitution or Confederation, nor from a want of Honor or Virtue, so much as from downright Ignorance of the Nature of Coin, Credit and Circulation.” Thomas Jefferson would later write, “I sincerely believe with […]

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On Tap for Today

on September 8, 2017, 9:08 AM / in National News

The Heritage Foundation will hold a discussion on the current state of Islamist terrorism and how it has changed in the 16 years after 9/11 at 12 p.m. at its office at 214 Massachusetts Ave NE. Description Sixteen years after 9/11 Islamist terrorism remains a serious threat. Over the years the threat has evolved.  Terror groups have waxed and waned, […]

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OFFICIAL WARNS OF F-35 DEVELOPMENT SLOWDOWN

OFFICIAL WARNS OF F-35 DEVELOPMENT SLOWDOWN

on September 8, 2017, 9:07 AM / in National News

The head of the Pentagon’s F-35 fighter jet program is warning that program development and testing will slip if a continuing resolution (CR) for the annual defense budget lasts until spring, Defense News reported. “Right now, based upon the current plan, we should see no major impact until the April time frame,” Vice Adm. Mat Winter told reporters Wednesday at […]

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GILLIBRAND: MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT ‘PERVASIVE AS EVER’

on September 8, 2017, 9:05 AM / in National News

Sexual assault in the military remains “as pervasive as ever” despite “incremental” reforms passed by Congress in recent years, according to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) in a report released Thursday. “After reviewing yet another year’s worth of sexual assault case files at four of the biggest military bases in the country, I was appalled to see that sexual assault in […]

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Lack of Training Lead to Collisions

on September 8, 2017, 9:04 AM / in National News

The Navy’s No. 2 official told lawmakers Thursday that it was “absolutely the case” that constrained military budgets caused a lack of training that led to two ship collisions and 17 sailor deaths this summer. Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. William Moran said, however, there was no excuse for the June USS Fitzgerald collision and the similar USS John […]

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Source of hurricanes…food for thought

on September 8, 2017, 9:02 AM / in Opinion

Rather than keep you waiting for me to write an actual article on this topic that it deserves, I’m sending a link to a site I happened across the other day which reinforces what I first learned about weather modification as a senior in high school in the late Seventies, and then about HAARP as a newly born-again Christian in […]

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The Acton-Lee Correspondence

on September 8, 2017, 9:01 AM / in History

Bologna November 4, 1866 . Sir, The very kind letter which Mrs. Lee wrote to my wife last winter encouraged me to hope that you will forgive my presuming to address you, and that you will not resent as an intrusion a letter from an earnest and passionate lover of the cause whose glory and whose strength you were. I […]

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Trump Dumps the Do-Nothing Congress

Trump Dumps the Do-Nothing Congress

on September 8, 2017, 8:59 AM / in Opinion

Donald Trump is president today because he was seen as a doer not a talker. Among the most common compliments paid him in 2016 was, “At least he gets things done!” And it was exasperation with a dithering GOP Congress, which had failed to enact his or its own agenda, that caused Trump to pull the job of raising the […]

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You Can Protest, But You Can’t Hide From Government Facial Recognition (For Much Longer)

You Can Protest, But You Can’t Hide From Government Facial Recognition (For Much Longer)

on September 8, 2017, 8:55 AM / in International News, National News

Artificial intelligence is giving rise to unprecedented capabilities for surveillance. Artificial intelligence is giving rise to unprecedented capabilities for surveillance, from facial recognition at bridge crossings to the ability to identify thousands of people at once. Now, new research suggests that AI could potentially be used to identify people who have taken steps to conceal their identities by wearing hats, sunglasses, or scarves over their faces. The paper, accepted to […]

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TFA LAC Annual Event, Dinner and Auction – September 30 – GET YOUR TICKETS AND TABLES NOW

TFA LAC Annual Event, Dinner and Auction – September 30 – GET YOUR TICKETS AND TABLES NOW

on September 8, 2017, 8:52 AM / in Announcements

Tennessee Firearms Association Legislative Action Committee announces the 2017 Annual Event, Dinner & Auction! 2017 Annual Dinner – September 30, 2017 IMPORTANT UPDATES The TFALAC’s 2017 Annual Event is Saturday, September 30. Doors open at 9:00am and meal is served by around 11:00 (there will be popcorn and hotdogs available before then if you need a snack. If you have not already purchased […]

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Equifax reports breach affecting 143 million U.S. consumers

Equifax reports breach affecting 143 million U.S. consumers

on September 8, 2017, 8:49 AM / in National News

Equifax said data on 143 million U.S. customers was obtained in a breach. The breach was discovered July 29. Personal data including birth dates, credit card numbers and more were obtained in the breach. Three Equifax executives sold shares in the company days after the breach was discovered. Criminal hackers broke into an Equifax web app and accessed Social Security […]

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Trump administration sides with baker who refused gay couple’s cake request

Trump administration sides with baker who refused gay couple’s cake request

on September 8, 2017, 8:40 AM / in National News

The Trump administration on Thursday filed a brief siding with a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple in 2012. A lower court ruled that the baker, Jack Phillips, violated the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act by turning down a request for a cake from Charlie Craig and David Mullins. Phillips said he would not bake […]

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DeVos easing Obama-era sexual violence standards to protect rights of accused

DeVos easing Obama-era sexual violence standards to protect rights of accused

on September 8, 2017, 8:36 AM / in National News

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos promised Thursday to rewrite the rules on handling campus sexual assault to better protect both victims and the accused. DeVos said the Obama administration “failed too many students,” and, in an effort to protect victims, pushed colleges to adopt rules that sometimes deprive accused students of their rights. “Through intimidation and coercion, the failed system has […]

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FBI chief Wray says no ‘whiff’ of White House interference in Russia inquiry

FBI chief Wray says no ‘whiff’ of White House interference in Russia inquiry

on September 8, 2017, 8:33 AM / in National News

FBI Director Christopher Wray said Thursday that he had “not detected any whiff of interference” by the White House in the investigation into Russia’s 2016 election meddling, and potential collusion by associates of President Trump. The White House has repeatedly denied anyone close to Trump collaborated with Russians. Trump appointed Wray after firing his predecessor, James Comey, in May, admittedly […]

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Mexico hit by 8.1-magnitude earthquake

Mexico hit by 8.1-magnitude earthquake

on September 8, 2017, 8:31 AM / in International News

A powerful earthquake struck off Mexico’s Pacific Coast late Thursday, killing at least five people and triggering a three-foot tsunami. The U.S. Geological Survey said the temblor’s magnitude was 8.1, but President Enrique Pena Nieto said Friday that it was 8.2, which would make it the strongest earthquake to hit Mexico in a century. It hit 60 miles southwest of […]

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Senate approves $15.25 billion Harvey aid and debt-spending package

Senate approves $15.25 billion Harvey aid and debt-spending package

on September 8, 2017, 8:29 AM / in National News

The Senate on Thursday voted 80-17 to approve a spending deal with $15.25 billion in aid for victims of Hurricane Harvey, nearly doubling the amount requested by President Trump. The bill included Trump’s deal with Democrats to raise the federal debt ceiling and keep the government funded through Dec. 8. The stopgap spending package now goes to the House for […]

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Irma barrels toward Florida as nations rush relief to Caribbean ‎islands

Irma barrels toward Florida as nations rush relief to Caribbean ‎islands

on September 8, 2017, 8:23 AM / in National News, State News

France, Britain, and the Netherlands on Thursday rushed aid to northeastern Caribbean islands devastated by Hurricane Irma, as authorities warned residents on both sides of Florida to prepare to evacuate as the storm approached. Forecasters warned Irma could slam into the Miami area, which has 6 million people, this weekend, and push up the length of the state. Highways were […]

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Extremely disturbing trend: Senators attacking nominees’ Christian beliefs

Extremely disturbing trend: Senators attacking nominees’ Christian beliefs

on September 8, 2017, 8:16 AM / in National News, Opinion

By J. E. Dyer  /  Liberty Unyielding  The central, animating idea of the United States of America arose from the earliest colonists’ search for a place where they could practice their Christian faith without state persecution and bloody civil war.  Whether the colonial settlers came from Britain, the Netherlands, France, or the pre-German states, and whether they were Catholic or […]

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