Archive for October 27th, 2017

The Moscow Connection

on October 27, 2017, 5:24 PM / in International News, National News, Opinion

More and more it is looking like all of the following are connected: the sale of 20% of U.S. uranium to a Russian owned company, Uranium One the Obama Administration unmasking of communications of Trump aides in violation of law the Fusion GPS dossier, involving Christopher Steele, targeting Trump the unexplained disappearance of some 33,000 emails from Clinton’s private servers […]

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IS DIANE BLACK MISREPRESENTING FACTS ABOUT HER 2ND AMENDMENT “BONA FIDES” AND ARE THE NRA’S ENDORSEMENT TRUSTWORTHY?

IS DIANE BLACK MISREPRESENTING FACTS ABOUT HER 2ND AMENDMENT “BONA FIDES” AND ARE THE NRA’S ENDORSEMENT TRUSTWORTHY?

on October 27, 2017, 5:22 PM / in Opinion, State News

A blast from the past…….. July 20, 2016 by JohnHarris Voters should question endorsements that do not match the facts – particularly on 2nd Amendment issues. Presently, in Tennessee, a number of incumbent candidates like Charles Sargent, Doug Overbey and even congressional incumbent Diane Black are touting their high ratings and endorsements from a certain national firearms advocacy group. It is obvious […]

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The Monk and his vow of silence..

The Monk and his vow of silence..

on October 27, 2017, 7:47 AM / in Bedtime Stories

A man wanted to become a monk so he went to the monastery and talked to the abbot (the head monk). The abbot said, “You must take a vow of silence and can only say two words every three years.” The man agreed. After the first three years, the abbot came to him and said, “What are your two words?” […]

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Tillerson sees ‘no future’ for Assad, his family in Syria

Tillerson sees ‘no future’ for Assad, his family in Syria

on October 27, 2017, 7:44 AM / in International News, National News

GENEVA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday that Washington sees no future for President Bashar Assad in Syria’s government, insisting “the reign of the Assad family is coming to an end.” Tillerson made the comments after what he called a “fruitful” discussion with U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura, who is expected to reconvene U.N.-mediated peace […]

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Navy rescues two Americans lost in Pacific for five months

Navy rescues two Americans lost in Pacific for five months

on October 27, 2017, 7:41 AM / in International News, National News, People

  The crew of a Navy ship rescued two American women who spent five months lost at sea after their sailboat’s engine failed in a storm, the Navy said Thursday. “They saved our lives,” Jennifer Appel said, saying she felt “pure relief” when she saw the rescuers on the horizon. Appel and Tasha Fuiaba were traveling from Hawaii to Tahiti […]

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Amazon, Alphabet, Microsoft, Intel blast past Wall Street’s expectations

Amazon, Alphabet, Microsoft, Intel blast past Wall Street’s expectations

on October 27, 2017, 7:38 AM / in National News

Technology giants Amazon, Google-parent Alphabet, Microsoft, and Intel released quarterly earnings reports Thursday that crushed Wall Street’s expectations, sending their shares up in late trading. As a group, they made $2.2 billion more in profit than they did in the same quarter of 2016. Alphabet led the way, with $1.1 billion more profit and $9.5 billion more revenue than a […]

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CVS makes $66 billion bid to buy Aetna

CVS makes $66 billion bid to buy Aetna

on October 27, 2017, 7:36 AM / in National News

Pharmacy chain CVS Health Corp. has offered to buy Aetna, the nation’s third largest health insurer, in a deal worth more than $66 billion, people familiar with the matter said Thursday. Aetna shares shot up by more than 11 percent on the news, while CVS shares dropped by three percent. A merger would give CVS greater leverage to negotiate lower […]

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Federal judge strikes down 2 Alabama abortion restrictions

on October 27, 2017, 7:33 AM / in National News, State News

Crazy People in Power A federal judge on Thursday struck down two Alabama abortion restrictions essentially banning the procedure in the second trimester, and limiting how close clinics where abortions are performed can be to public schools. The “fetal-demise law” effectively banned the most common second-trimester abortion method, called dilation and evacuation, which essentially outlawed abortions after 15 weeks of […]

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House approves budget, clearing path for tax cuts

on October 27, 2017, 7:30 AM / in National News

House Republicans narrowly passed a budget resolution on Thursday that clears the path to passing a GOP tax-cut plan by the end of the year. “We need to get the tax bill out of the Senate by Thanksgiving,” said Sen. John Cornyn of Texas, the No. 2 Senate Republican. The measure passed 216-212, with all House Democrats and 20 Republicans […]

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Trump declares opioid epidemic a public health emergency

Trump declares opioid epidemic a public health emergency

on October 27, 2017, 7:28 AM / in National News

President Trump on Thursday declared the opioid epidemic to be a national public health emergency. The declaration clears the way for the federal government to waive some regulations and give states greater leeway to use federal funds to confront the crisis, which is killing more than 100 people per day. “As Americans, we cannot allow this to continue,” Trump said. […]

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Fake News and Jesus

Fake News and Jesus

on October 27, 2017, 7:26 AM / in Opinion, Religion

By Erick Erickson   /   The Resurgent  Let me give you three news headlines. (A) The Russians were able to use American social media to effectively micro-target enough voters to hand the election to Donald Trump. (B) The media is intentionally undercounting President Trump’s support among white, working class voters in their polling. (C) Jesus Christ died on a cross, three days […]

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It’s Trump’s Party Now

It’s Trump’s Party Now

on October 27, 2017, 7:12 AM / in Opinion

“More is now required of us than to put down our thoughts in writing,” declaimed Jeff Flake in his oration against President Trump, just before he announced he will be quitting the Senate. Though he had lifted the title of his August anti-Trump polemic, “Conscience of a Conservative,” from Barry Goldwater, Jeff Flake is no Barry Goldwater. Goldwater took on […]

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President Trump Names IRS Commissioner to Replace John Koskinen

on October 27, 2017, 7:10 AM / in National News

By Matt | Contributor   |   The Political Insider It’s no secret that the IRS targeted conservatives during the Obama Administration – and they got away with it too, for the most part. Former IRS unit director Lois Lerner was initially the central figure in the scandal, infamously pleading the fifth when summoned to testify. Obama’s Justice Department and FBI would conveniently later find “substantial evidence of […]

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The War Party Marches On

The War Party Marches On

on October 27, 2017, 6:59 AM / in Opinion

When will the American people catch on to the fact that we do not have two political parties in Washington, D.C.? As I have said repeatedly—and as experience continues to verify—there is just ONE party in Washington: the War Party. No matter which party controls the White House or Congress, the War Party runs things. Warmongering neocons in the GOP […]

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Could the 9th Circuit “Travel Ban Case” Judges Be Removed from the Bench?

Could the 9th Circuit “Travel Ban Case” Judges Be Removed from the Bench?

on October 27, 2017, 6:58 AM / in National News, Opinion

Very interesting article here and the comments on the web page are also good to go read. Draining The Swamp includes the corrupt judges across the country. Jackie “THE VERY DEFINITION OF TYRANNY” by Montgomery Blair Sibley, ©2017, blogging at Amo Probos (Feb. 12, 2017) — A  Public Policy Polling survey released Friday showed that  46 percent are for impeaching the 45th […]

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Full containment of most Northern California wildfires expected Friday

Full containment of most Northern California wildfires expected Friday

on October 27, 2017, 6:54 AM / in National News, State News

Officials expect to fully contain all of northern California’s wildfires by Friday, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. The second deadliest of a series of destructive Northern California wildfires was fully contained Thursday as firefighters worked to have most of the fires, including those still smoldering in the North Bay, completely corralled by Friday, officials said. Nineteen days after it started, the Redwood […]

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TRUMP PICKS MINING ENGINEER TO REGULATE INDUSTRY

TRUMP PICKS MINING ENGINEER TO REGULATE INDUSTRY

on October 27, 2017, 6:48 AM / in National News

President Trump has nominated a coal industry advocate and engineer to be the nation’s top mining regulator. The White House on Thursday announced the nomination of J. Steven Gardner, the president of engineering firm ECSI, LLC, to be the director of the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM). The office is the Interior Department’s top regulator of the […]

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HOUSE COMMITTEES PROBING WHITEFISH

HOUSE COMMITTEES PROBING WHITEFISH

on October 27, 2017, 6:43 AM / in National News

Two House committees on Thursday started looking into Whitefish Energy Holding’s $300 million deal to fix Puerto Rico’s electric grid. The probes come amid growing questions in Puerto Rico and the mainland about how Whitefish Energy Holdings, which had only two employees before Hurricane Maria decimated the island, got the contract, and how it is managing the task of restoring […]

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Kellogg Bows to Leftist Pressure, Changes So Called ‘Racist’ Cereal Box Design

on October 27, 2017, 6:41 AM / in National News, Opinion

Written by Keely Sharp   |   Eagle Rising Kellogg, famously known for Tony the Tiger and Frosted Flakes, is facing a boycott from Conservatives after bowing to pressure from the left and removing their ads from right wing media site Breitbart. Now they are caving to the leftist pressure again as they remove an illustration from their cereal boxes after ONE LIBERAL tweeted something […]

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John McCain Won’t Say Whether He Knew He Was Handing Clinton-Funded Russia Dossier to FBI

John McCain Won’t Say Whether He Knew He Was Handing Clinton-Funded Russia Dossier to FBI

on October 27, 2017, 6:36 AM / in National News

PHILADELPHIA — Sen. John McCain may find himself facing serious questions following the disclosure that the Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee helped fund research utilized in the infamous, largely discredited 35-page dossier on President Donald Trump. by AARON KLEIN  |  Breitbart News In December, it was McCain who notoriously passed the controversial dossier documents produced by the Washington opposition research […]

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