Archive for November 7th, 2017

They Really Did It

on November 7, 2017, 8:29 AM / in Announcements, Opinion

It is so galling.  The Republicans in Congress are cutting the adoption tax credit, but they are funding Planned Parenthood. We need to stop them.   Here is a fact.  It costs the federal government more to help states care for children in foster care and orphanages each year than it does to give the adoption tax credit.  The tax […]

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What’s in the GOP Tax Bill?

What’s in the GOP Tax Bill?

on November 7, 2017, 8:26 AM / in National News

The GOP tax reform bill presented last Thursday attempts to be “revenue neutral” within 10 years. By giving most of the cuts to corporate taxpayers, there’s precious little left for the middle class to enjoy. The problem is not only the mathematics — trying to match the “give” with the “take” — but the politics: Democrats will work to scuttle any attempt […]

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Transgenders in the military — who decides: Congress, the president, or federal judges?

on November 7, 2017, 8:14 AM / in National News, Opinion

ALL medical expenses related to these abominations referred to as *Transgenders* must be banned.  If they want to mess around with the way God created them that is their choice but it is MY choice to NOT be forced to pay for their insanity.  We have far too many veterans who aren’t of this mental deficiency who have not been […]

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Tree Huggers and Environmental Activists in Government meet in 5 weeks.

on November 7, 2017, 8:01 AM / in Local News, State News

The local email arrival section of our little paper intercepted the following note. The progressives will be pushing hard to grow an overly expensive program on the citizens of the state. Dear TREEDC Supporter, We hope everyone is enjoying the Fall season. TREEDC has been busy preparing for our 4th annual conference. TREEDC and Tennessee Tech University are excited to be […]

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FSU president temporarily suspends fraternities and sororities after student’s death

FSU president temporarily suspends fraternities and sororities after student’s death

on November 7, 2017, 7:56 AM / in State News

Florida State University President John Thrasher on Monday suspended all fraternities and sororities on campus in response to the Friday death of Andrew Coffey, a Pi Kappa Phi pledge. Coffey was found unresponsive after an off-campus party. In an unrelated case, Phi Delta Theta fraternity member Garrett John Marcy, 20, was arrested Monday on charges of selling and trafficking in […]

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Jury starts deliberating in Sen. Robert Menendez’s corruption trial

on November 7, 2017, 7:53 AM / in National News

Without the fear of God, corruption rules The jury in Sen. Robert Menendez’s (D-N.J.) corruption trial began deliberating on Monday after prosecutors and defense attorneys gave their closing arguments. Menendez’s attorney, Abbe Lowell, said the senator and his co-defendant, eye doctor Salomon Melgen, had a deep and abiding friendship, and the lavish trips Menendez took courtesy of Salomon were a […]

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Saudi Arabia accuses Iran and Lebanon of starting a war

on November 7, 2017, 7:51 AM / in International News

Saudi Arabia on Monday accused Iran of committing “a blatant act of military aggression” by supplying its allies in Yemen with a missile they fired at Riyadh, the Saudi capital, over the weekend. The Saudi statement said the missile strike amounted to an “act of war” that would justify retaliation. The rocket was fired from Yemen and intercepted before it […]

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Report: GOP tax bill would raise taxes for 12 percent of Americans

on November 7, 2017, 7:48 AM / in National News, Opinion

After 16 years of excessive spending, what do you expect would happen eventually….. The left is swinging hard to see this not happen but it was their plan in the beginning. Strange how that works…. Just like the cities they spend, we pay for it…. with each step we lose our freedom to spend dollars as we want to… The […]

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Air Force neglected paperwork that would have barred killer from buying guns

Air Force neglected paperwork that would have barred killer from buying guns

on November 7, 2017, 7:41 AM / in National News, State News

The Air Force said Monday that it had failed to enter the 2012 domestic violence conviction of Devin Patrick Kelley, who shot and killed 26 people at a Texas church on Sunday, into the National Instant Criminal Background Check System to prevent him from legally buying guns. Under federal law, his conviction disqualified him from possessing firearms, but he managed […]

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Threatening texts suggest possible motive behind Texas church massacre

Threatening texts suggest possible motive behind Texas church massacre

on November 7, 2017, 7:39 AM / in National News, State News

The Texas church gunman, identified as Devin Patrick Kelley, had sent threatening text messages to his mother-in-law, who attended the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs where he killed 26 people, authorities said Monday. The threats indicated that the massacre stemmed from a domestic dispute, rather than racial or religious motives. Kelley’s grandmother-in-law was among the dead; his mother-in-law was […]

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News from Real Clear Politics November 7, 2017

News from Real Clear Politics November 7, 2017

on November 7, 2017, 7:37 AM / in National News

D-Day in Virginia Governor’s Race: What to Watch For. Caitlin Huey-Burns has this election preview. How the World Series Mirrored Politics. Bill Whalen shares some postseason reflections. The U.S. Government Must Address Sexual Harassment. In RealClearWorld, Gwen Young writes that many federal agencies have no clear definition of sexual misconduct and lack policies for disciplinary action. Marco Rubio Reminds Us […]

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Yo, Canada!

Yo, Canada!

on November 7, 2017, 7:36 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Tuesday, November 7, 2017. On this date last year, singer and songwriter Leonard Norman Cohen went to his reward at the age of 82. “For many of us, Leonard Cohen was the greatest songwriter of them all,” singer Nick Cave told Rolling Stone magazine. “Utterly unique and impossible to imitate no matter how hard we tried. He […]

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Homelessness on the West Coast laid bare: Bleak pictures give a snapshot into the 168,000 people forced to live on the streets due to high cost of living, rock-bottom vacancy rates and a roaring economy

Homelessness on the West Coast laid bare: Bleak pictures give a snapshot into the 168,000 people forced to live on the streets due to high cost of living, rock-bottom vacancy rates and a roaring economy

on November 7, 2017, 7:30 AM / in National News, People

  As Social Services, employment opportunity, increased possibility of better wages, within cities grows, and small towns push them out, the homeless ranks will grow in larger and larger cities. Official counts taken earlier this year in California, Oregon and Washington show 168,000 homeless people in the three states, according to an AP tally of every jurisdiction in those states […]

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders Shuts Down Liberal Reporter Who Again Asked About Slavery

on November 7, 2017, 7:08 AM / in National News

BY CILLIAN ZEAL  /  CT White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders shut down a liberal reporter who tried to imply that the White House didn’t necessarily know slavery was wrong after Chief of Staff John Kelly said the Civil War was caused by a “lack of compromise.” According to the Washington Free Beacon, the exchange came Wednesday with Urban Radio Networks […]

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Trump admin asks Supreme Court to ‘discipline’ lawyers for rushing teen’s abortion

Trump admin asks Supreme Court to ‘discipline’ lawyers for rushing teen’s abortion

on November 7, 2017, 7:02 AM / in National News

By Claire Chretien WASHINGTON, D.C.,  (LifeSiteNews) – The Department of Justice (DOJ) is petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court to punish the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) for lying to the government about the timeline of an underage illegal immigrant’s abortion. The DOJ is also asking the Supreme Court to throw out the lower court ruling that allowed “Jane Doe,” a 17-year-old in […]

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Cultural Marxism and Its Discontents

Cultural Marxism and Its Discontents

on November 7, 2017, 7:00 AM / in Opinion

By Robert Knight The deadly Islamic terrorist truck attack in New York City on Halloween exposed a cauldron of issues, from national security to immigration policy. But it’s about much more than that. The attack and its aftermath have shone a light on the Left’s campaign to radically transform America through cultural Marxism. That’s the revolutionary philosophy that aims to […]

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Lawyer for Sen. Rand Paul’s Attacker Issues Statement, Calls Attack ‘Trivial’

Lawyer for Sen. Rand Paul’s Attacker Issues Statement, Calls Attack ‘Trivial’

on November 7, 2017, 6:52 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Christine Rousselle  |   TownHall The lawyer for Rene Boucher, the 59-year-old who attacked Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on Friday and broke five of his ribs, has issued a statement saying that the incident was in no way politically motivated. In a statement provided to Fox News, Boucher’s lawyer said the “unfortunate occurrence” had “absolutely nothing to do with either’s politics or […]

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Red Lines & Lost Credibility

Red Lines & Lost Credibility

on November 7, 2017, 6:45 AM / in Opinion

A major goal of this Asia trip, said National Security Adviser H. R. McMaster, is to rally allies to achieve the “complete, verifiable and permanent denuclearization of the Korean peninsula.” Yet Kim Jong Un has said he will never give up his nuclear weapons. He believes the survival of his dynastic regime depends upon them. Hence we are headed for […]

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A must-win for Dems in Virginia

A must-win for Dems in Virginia

on November 7, 2017, 6:43 AM / in National News, State News

BY LISA HAGEN AND BEN KAMISAR   |   The Hill The stakes are high in Virginia on Election Day as Democrats seek to fend off what would be a devastating defeat in the governor’s race. The race has become a fierce battle in its final month, as polls show Republican Ed Gillespie gaining on Democrat Ralph Northam. A Democratic victory in Virginia would give […]

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Tucker Reveals CNN Told Hosts To Discredit Donna Brazile To Cover For Clinton

on November 7, 2017, 6:34 AM / in National News, Opinion

By JUSTIN CARUSO   |    The Daily Caller Fox News’ Tucker Carlson reported Monday that according to sources, CNN had reporters discredit former DNC interim chair Donna Brazile over her revelations that made Hillary Clinton look bad. Carlson said, “According to highly informed sources we spoke to–highly informed–top management at CNN directed its employees to undermine Brazile’s credibility. Anchors and producers were vocally offended by her […]

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