Archive for October 9th, 2017

Execs at Dove are on their knees begging forgiveness for being racists for this ad? What do you think? Are they racists, insensitive, or neither?

Execs at Dove are on their knees begging forgiveness for being racists for this ad? What do you think? Are they racists, insensitive, or neither?

on October 9, 2017, 8:03 AM / in Opinion

BY THOMAS MADISON  |   Powdered Whig Society I think this is just funny on a variety of levels, but the executives at Unilever are currently lying prostrate on the floor, begging forgiveness for what many are considering the company’s racially offensive hatred toward black people due to the facebook ad, below. I’m sure that images of Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson leading […]

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Bill Lee traveling to West Tennessee Tomorrow

Bill Lee traveling to West Tennessee Tomorrow

on October 9, 2017, 7:34 AM / in Announcements

This is not an endorsement. This is an update…..

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Madison County of Tennessee Republican Party Meeting Today – Special Guest Senator Mae Beavers

Madison County of Tennessee Republican Party Meeting Today – Special Guest Senator Mae Beavers

on October 9, 2017, 7:21 AM / in Announcements

Our monthly meeting will be as follows: Date:  October 9, 2017 Day:   Monday Time:  11:15 am Place:  Coyote Blues Restaurant We are honored to have the company of former State Senator Mae Beavers as our guest speaker. Senator Beavers is a current gubernatorial candidate who has graciously given her time to visit us. Come out and meet Senator Beavers […]

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Harvey Weinstein’s company fires him over sexual harassment scandal

Harvey Weinstein’s company fires him over sexual harassment scandal

on October 9, 2017, 7:15 AM / in National News

Hollywood movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has been forced out of his own independent film company as sexual harassment allegations against him expand. The Weinstein Company’s board voted to remove him and transfer control of the studio to his brother, Bob Weinstein, and chief operating officer David Glasser, the company’s board said Sunday. “In light of new information about misconduct by […]

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NRA says legislation not necessary to curb ‘bump stock’ sales

on October 9, 2017, 7:08 AM / in National News

The National Rifle Association’s executive vice president and chief executive, Wayne LaPierre, said Sunday that the gun-rights lobbying group would oppose legislation flatly banning “bump stocks,” devices police say the Las Vegas attacker used to make semi-automatic rifles fire nearly as rapidly as fully-automatic ones. LaPierre and another NRA leader released a statement on Thursday saying that “additional restrictions” should […]

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Coming from the Left side of the Road: Get The Weapons Of War Off Our Streets. Make Your Voice Heard For Gun Sanity Now

on October 9, 2017, 7:06 AM / in Opinion

From the Pen we have an appeal for removing guns. Yes it is strictly emotional but that is what drives the left…. Weapons of war on our streets have turned out streets into war zones. What could be more self-evident? Now only the biggest gun massacres make the news, because multiple gun murders have become a daily event. There is […]

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Canada’s inquiry into wrongful climate advocacy

on October 9, 2017, 6:57 AM / in National News

By Walter Olson A Canadian government agency investigated three organizations accused of “climate denial” for 14 months after Ecojustice, a leading environmental pressure group, sought criminal charges [Lorrie Goldstein, Toronto Sun] While the bureau eventually discontinued the probe in June, citing “available evidence, the assessment of the facts in this case, and to ensure the effective allocation of limited resources”, […]

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‘This is what SYSTEMIC OPPRESSION LOOKS LIKE’ – 49ers player says Pence pulled a PR stunt

‘This is what SYSTEMIC OPPRESSION LOOKS LIKE’ – 49ers player says Pence pulled a PR stunt

on October 9, 2017, 6:53 AM / in National News, Opinion

BY SOOPERMEXICAN   /  Right Scoop 49ers’ Eric Reed responded to Mike Pence attending the Colts/49ers game and then leaving when players protested. From ProFootballTalk: “My honest reaction … Does anybody know the last time he’s been to a football game?” Reid said, via a video from Jennifer Lee Chan of Niners Nation. “With that being said, he tweeted out a three-year old photo […]

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GOP Senator Bob Corker Accuses the White House of Being an “Adult Day Care Center”

GOP Senator Bob Corker Accuses the White House of Being an “Adult Day Care Center”

on October 9, 2017, 6:46 AM / in National News, State News

Don’t you just Love a Feud? By Timothy Meads  |   Townhall Earlier yesterday morning, President Donald J. Trump lambasted Republican Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee on Twitter. Sen. Corker’s response, however, was just as bitingly critical of the commander in chief. President Trump started the twitter feud this morning by saying that the soon-to-be retired Senator was largely responsible for […]

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Hollywood is America’s Conscience or Something

Hollywood is America’s Conscience or Something

on October 9, 2017, 6:35 AM / in Opinion

By Kurt Schlichter   /   TownHall I am one conservative who is thankful for Hollywood’s collective inability not to say stupid things because I’m a columnist and these idiots are the gift that keeps on giving. Tired of writing about failing, fussy Fredocons and goose-stepping libs with a beef against the Bill of Rights? Well, like clockwork some genius will take to Twitterleveraging his […]

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EXCLUSIVE: It’s a New York thing! SNL creator Lorne Michaels reveals the show gave Harvey Weinstein a pass because the shamed movie mogul is from his city (but so is Trump…)

EXCLUSIVE: It’s a New York thing! SNL creator Lorne Michaels reveals the show gave Harvey Weinstein a pass because the shamed movie mogul is from his city (but so is Trump…)

on October 9, 2017, 6:27 AM / in National News, Opinion

Lorne Michaels was filmed leaving SNL’s after-party in New York at about 4am When he was asked why the show avoided the Weinstein controversy, he smiled and responded: ‘It’s a New York thing’  The show had earlier been criticized for not mentioning the sexual harassment allegations leveled against Weinstein this week An audience member has since revealed the cast did […]

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Medical marijuana’s shield against a Sessions crackdown is under assault and could disappear

on October 9, 2017, 6:19 AM / in National News

By Evan Halper   /   LA Times The 85 words almost seemed an afterthought when Congress hurriedly crammed them into a massive budget bill late in the Obama administration, as if lawmakers wanted to acknowledge America’s outlook on marijuana had changed, but not make a big deal of it. Almost three years later, a multibillion-dollar industry and the freedom of millions […]

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Lumber Lawsuit Doesn’t Measure Up

Lumber Lawsuit Doesn’t Measure Up

on October 9, 2017, 6:12 AM / in State News

Two home improvement stores are being sued in separate class-action lawsuits filed by the same attorney for allegedly selling 4×4 lumber that doesn’t match up to 4″ x 4″. Some customers of Home Depot and Menards have joined together in class-action lawsuits accusing the retailers of false advertising because a 4×4 piece of lumber is not actually four inches by […]

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A Cooling Off of the Climate Activists’ Case

on October 9, 2017, 6:09 AM / in National News

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in California has ordered a temporary stay in the landmark climate change lawsuit brought by 21 people, ages 10 to 21, against the federal government. Backed by environmental groups, the children claim in their lawsuit, Kelsey Cascadia Rose Juliana et al. v. The United States of America, that the federal government has […]

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A Message for American Bar Association Members

A Message for American Bar Association Members

on October 9, 2017, 6:04 AM / in Opinion

By Anna Von Reitz Since 1868 this country has been criminally mismanaged and misrepresented in gross breach of trust, and in violation of solemn treaties and commercial service contracts.  This has resulted, among other things, in the practice of personage and barratry in American courts and on a worldwide basis. Personage is essentially a crime of identity theft.  A living man or woman is […]

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Why some people pretend to be busy at work

Why some people pretend to be busy at work

on October 9, 2017, 6:01 AM / in People

Get busy. Nearly three in 10 (29 percent) workers say they don’t drink coffee at work because they are too busy or don’t have time to do it, according to a survey released last week of more than 8,000 workers conducted by polling organization YouGov. Though that study looked at European workers, you can bet many American workers feel the same. Indeed, […]

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October 9th in History

October 9th in History

on October 9, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

October 9 is the 282nd day of the year (283rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 83 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Denis Dionysius the Areopagite Ghislain John Henry Newman John Leonardi Luis Beltran October 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Robert Grosseteste, Scholar, Bishop of Lincoln, d. 1253 AD (commemoration, Anglicanism) […]

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Chief: ‘The Army needs to get bigger’

Chief: ‘The Army needs to get bigger’

on October 9, 2017, 6:00 AM / in News

By: Michelle Tan  |   Army Times The Army must get bigger so that it can better balance today’s missions with training for a future battlefield that promises to be increasingly lethal and complex, the service’s top officer said. “I believe, and have believed for quite some time, and I have testified to it, that the Army needs to get bigger,” said […]

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Coping With Fear

Coping With Fear

on October 9, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

As for me, I trust in You, O Lord.  – Psalm 31:14 Many people are afraid of flying, me included. The thought of being airborne fills me with a great deal of anxiety. It seemed unnatural and beyond my control. For that reason the American Phobic Society recommends these techniques for coping with the fear of commercial flying: Avoid sugar and […]

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Water-rights decision could have disastrous consequences for Washington families, workers

on October 9, 2017, 6:00 AM / in State News

WA State Senate majority reacts to report detailing economic impact of Hirst News release issued by Kimberly Wirtz, Senate Majority Coalition Caucus   OLYMPIA, WA –  The Senate Majority Coalition Caucus shared the following statement in response to a report released today by the Building Industry Association of Washington (BIAW) detailing the statewide economic impact of the Hirst water-rights decision. Some of the details revealed in the […]

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