Archive for September 12th, 2017

The news today from Real Clear Politics

on September 12, 2017, 9:13 AM / in National News

Eyes on 2018 as 3rd House Republican Says He’ll Retire. Michigan Rep. Dave Trott’s exit could make the GOP’s potentially tough path in the midterms even more difficult, James Arkin and Caitlin Huey-Burns report. So Far, the GOP Isn’t Outpacing Trump’s Approval. David Byler updates his analysis of factors affecting House races next year. U.S. Intelligence Agencies in a Race […]

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Enduring Values

on September 12, 2017, 9:11 AM / in History, Opinion

Good morning, it’s Tuesday, September 12, 2017. Six years ago today, as I was driving my youngest brother to Reagan National Airport, the drivers were honking at each other, cutting each other off in traffic, and using bad language as they negotiated the overcrowded roadways around the nation’s capital. In other words, they were doing what many Americans do on […]

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Grants Management Training in Nashville, TN

on September 12, 2017, 9:09 AM / in Announcements

The state of Tennessee wants to teach more willing individuals about how to steal money from a willing Federal and State government. The more that they indoctrinate, the more liberal and progressive funding that can flow through this state. The State of Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development and Grant Writing USA will present a two-day grants administration workshop […]

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The Secular/Sacred Split

The Secular/Sacred Split

on September 12, 2017, 9:00 AM / in Announcements

Have you ever found yourself talking about things in terms of what is secular and worldly and what is sacred or spiritual? For instance, have you ever thought about what people do for a living as their “secular” life, while their involvement in things like Bible study groups, church services, and personal devotional times is part of their “spiritual” life? What […]

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Brexit bill passes first test

on September 12, 2017, 8:27 AM / in International News

A major Brexit bill cleared its first hurdle in British Parliament early Tuesday, with the House of Commons backing the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill in a 326 to 290 vote. The bill is necessary to convert European Union laws and regulations into British ones in time for the U.K.’s planned exit from the European trading bloc in March 2019. Prime […]

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Equifax shares plunge as class-action suits filed over massive breach

Equifax shares plunge as class-action suits filed over massive breach

on September 12, 2017, 8:26 AM / in National News

Equifax shares plummeted by 8 percent on Monday, adding to a 13 percent plunge on Friday after the credit reporting company disclosed a data breach affecting 143 million people. Capital One CEO Richard Fairbank said the breach probably affects many of the bank’s customers, “and it’s going to be costly to them and to us.” Equifax already faces at least […]

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Supreme Court temporarily restores Trump refugee travel ban

on September 12, 2017, 8:21 AM / in International News

The Supreme Court on Monday temporarily restored President Trump’s ban keeping thousands of refugees from entering the country. A federal appeals court last week ruled the Trump administration to temporarily let in vetted refugees already working with a resettlement agency. The decision was to take effect on Tuesday, and would have cleared a path for as many as 24,000 more […]

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Trump vows to fight ‘evil’ as ceremonies mark 9/11 anniversary

Trump vows to fight ‘evil’ as ceremonies mark 9/11 anniversary

on September 12, 2017, 8:17 AM / in National News

President Trump led a national moment of silence on Monday to mark the 16th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, starting a day of memorial ceremonies at the spots where the four planes hijacked by terrorists hit — Ground Zero in Manhattan, the Pentagon, and Shanksville, Pennsylvania. “On that day not only did the world change, but we all […]

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U.N. Security Council approves new North Korea sanctions

on September 12, 2017, 8:15 AM / in International News

The United Nations Security Council on Monday unanimously approved the toughest sanctions yet against North Korea in response to its sixth and most powerful nuclear weapons test. The Security Council resolution limits North Korea’s oil imports, but doesn’t flatly ban them, and bars exports of its textiles to deprive the isolated communist regime of money it could spend on developing […]

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Deadly Irma weakens after leaving millions without power

Deadly Irma weakens after leaving millions without power

on September 12, 2017, 8:14 AM / in National News

Irma weakened to tropical storm and then tropical depression strength on Monday as it pushed into Georgia and Alabama after devastating northern Caribbean islands and the Florida Keys, then plowing up Florida’s west coast. The storm caused flooding emergencies in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, and the Carolinas, and knocked out power to millions of Florida’s 20.6 million people. “More than half […]

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What You Can’t Say Anymore: ‘I Fought Against ISIS’

What You Can’t Say Anymore: ‘I Fought Against ISIS’

on September 12, 2017, 7:58 AM / in International News

BY CLARION PROJECT  A young British man was arrested in the UK after returning from Syria where he went to fight againstIslamic State, The Guardian reported. He was held for questioning under the UK Terrorism Act for suspicion of engaging “in the preparation to fight against Daesch [ISIS]” as well as possessing “articles for terrorist purposes in Iraq/Syria.” Aiden Aslin, 23 and a former care worker, […]

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Five memorable moments from Hillary Clinton’s newest book

on September 12, 2017, 7:53 AM / in National News, Opinion

BY AMIE PARNES  /   The Hill Hillary Clinton’s book on her 2016 election loss, “What Happened,” hits bookshelves on Tuesday. Clinton has said the book is the story of “what I saw, felt and thought during two of the most intense years I’ve ever experienced.” Here are five of the most memorable anecdotes shared by Clinton in her book. Obama […]

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Tribalism Marches On!

Tribalism Marches On!

on September 12, 2017, 7:37 AM / in Opinion

Recently, a columnist-friend, Matt Kenney, sent me a 25-year-old newspaper with his chiding that my column had been given better play. Both had run in The Orange County Register on June 30, 1991. “Is there no room for new nations in the New World Order?” was my title, and the column began: “In turning a stone face toward embattled Slovenia […]

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TNInvestco yields 1,800 jobs in seventh year at $111,000 per job

on September 12, 2017, 7:35 AM / in State News

Want to See where some of those tax dollars go…. here is one way. Tennessee’s TNInvestco program has yielded 1,800 new jobs and helped attract about $500 million in additional funding to Tennessee companies in its seventh year, according to a 2016 annual report. The program was created in 2009 and 2010 to spur job creation at early stage companies […]

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Vast Majority Of Rahm Emanuel’s Donors Get Money From City Of Chicago

Vast Majority Of Rahm Emanuel’s Donors Get Money From City Of Chicago

on September 12, 2017, 6:43 AM / in National News, Opinion

By ANDERS HAGSTROM   /  Daily Caller Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has received $3.1 million in donations toward his potential campaign for a third term, and nearly 70 percent of those funds come from donors who get money from City Hall, the Chicago Tribune reported. The $2.1 million in donations comes from 83 donors who are either seeking or have received […]

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DACA Fraud Rate at ’40 to 50 Percent’ ~ and more…

DACA Fraud Rate at ’40 to 50 Percent’ ~ and more…

on September 12, 2017, 6:39 AM / in National News, Opinion

Two related items here on the DACA  Con Job.  The Corporate and Chamber of Commerce push for any and ALL ILLEGALS they can have here to increase their pockets never ends.  They go from one race or age group to another as the previous one starts to demand more $$$ – that brings in the **need** for another group to […]

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Suspect wanted for threatening woman and her dog at Overton Park

on September 12, 2017, 6:35 AM / in State News

  by: Jeremy Pierre  MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Memphis police are looking for a man who pulled a gun on a woman and beat her dog with a baton at the dog area in Overton Park Saturday evening. The woman told police the man had two German Shepherds that began to fight with her dog. The man began beating the woman’s […]

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September 12th in History

September 12th in History

on September 12, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

September 12 is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 110 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Ailbe of Emly Guy of Anderlecht Holy Name of Mary John Henry Hobart (Episcopal Church (USA)) Laisrén mac Nad Froích Sacerdos of Lyon September 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) […]

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The American Taxpayer’s Cost Of DACA’s Illegal Immigrants

The American Taxpayer’s Cost Of DACA’s Illegal Immigrants

on September 12, 2017, 5:59 AM / in National News, Opinion

My Maternal Great Grandparents immigrated from Poland with no thought of getting Welfare or anything other than hard work and FREEDOM.  My Paternal Great Great Great Grandparents came here from England via Holland, they fought in the Revolutionary War. Again, they weren’t coming here to DEMAND and live off of those who came before them.  Both sides came to BECOME […]

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REPORT: Senator Bob Corker Considering Retirement

REPORT: Senator Bob Corker Considering Retirement

on September 12, 2017, 5:54 AM / in State News

Speculative Reporting Senator Bob Corker is considering retirement, according to a CNN report breaking this morning: Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker, the influential chairman of the Senate foreign relations committee who was once considered for a spot in President Donald Trump’s Cabinet, is weighing whether to call it quits next year. Corker told CNN last week that he has not made a decision […]

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