Archive for November 13th, 2017

A Seat on the Bus

on November 13, 2017, 9:37 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Monday, November 13, 2017. On this date in 1956 the perseverance of four black women from Alabama — and the acumen of their lawyers — was rewarded by a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruling that constituted a body blow to Jim Crow. The African-American plaintiffs were Aurelia S. Browder, Susie McDonald, Claudette Colvin, and Mary Louise Smith. […]

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Watch your language

Watch your language

on November 13, 2017, 9:30 AM / in Opinion

Since I have numerous times ranted against the use of the *F* word that is now used more than another four letter word – *LORD*, this strip this morning just fits so perfectly.  So few folks even notice they are using gutter words it has become so common.  I wonder if parents get all excited about their child saying its […]

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State Senate Candidate Shane Reeves’ Company Received $1 Million Grant from TECD Approved by Randy Boyd in 2016, Reeves Family PAC Donated $5,000 to Gubernatorial Campaign in 2017

State Senate Candidate Shane Reeves’ Company Received $1 Million Grant from TECD Approved by Randy Boyd in 2016, Reeves Family PAC Donated $5,000 to Gubernatorial Campaign in 2017

on November 13, 2017, 9:27 AM / in State News

The Tennessee Star Tennessee political observers are questioning whether former commissioner of Tennessee Economic and Community Development (TECD), and current Republican candidate for governor, Randy Boyd used his previous office as a platform to prepare a gubernatorial campaign by directing state grants to local officials and businesses who might, and in many cases have, support his run for governor. One […]

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Roy Moore says he’ll sue the Washington Post over report of sexual misconduct

Roy Moore says he’ll sue the Washington Post over report of sexual misconduct

on November 13, 2017, 9:02 AM / in National News, State News

By Sarah Taylor  |  The Blaze Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore said Sunday that he has plans to file a lawsuit against The Washington Post over a report that he actively pursued teenage girls decades ago when he was an assistant prosecutor. The report included an allegation of sexual misconduct with a 14-year-old girl in 1979. What did Moore say? Moore, who spoke at Huntsville […]

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North Korean soldier shot as he makes rare defection across one of world’s most heavily guarded borders

North Korean soldier shot as he makes rare defection across one of world’s most heavily guarded borders

on November 13, 2017, 8:50 AM / in International News

Julian Ryall  |   The Telegraph A soldier from North Korea managed to make a rare successful escape across the heavily fortified border with South Korea, on the same day a US national was detained as he attempted to enter the North. The North Korean guard stationed within the Joint Security Area fled across the border into the South early on Monday, […]

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Republican tax plan ‘includes major break for golf course owners’

Republican tax plan ‘includes major break for golf course owners’

on November 13, 2017, 8:25 AM / in National News

Jon Sharman  |   The Independent A version of the Republican tax bill reportedly contains a break allowing golf course owners to obtain millions of dollars in relief. Under what are known as “conservation easements” course owners can write off a proportion of their income for tax purposes, in return for a promise not to build on the land. Donald Trump […]

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Myanmar replaces general in charge of Rakhine amid new reports of atrocities

on November 13, 2017, 8:22 AM / in International News

By Wa Lone  |   Reuters YANGON (Reuters) – Myanmar’s army has replaced the general in charge of Rakhine state following a military crackdown that has driven more than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims into neighboring Bangladesh amid reports of mass rape, torture and other crimes against humanity. No reason was given for Major General Maung Maung Soe being transferred from his post […]

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The ‘Middle Wife’ by an Anonymous 2nd grade teacher

on November 13, 2017, 7:29 AM / in Bedtime Stories

“There are two great days in a person’s life – the day we are born and the day we discover why.” I’ve been teaching now for about fifteen years. I have two kids myself, but the best birth story I know is the one I saw in my own second grade classroom a few years back. When I was a […]

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Watch Shelby Steele Explain Race Issues In America

on November 13, 2017, 7:24 AM / in Opinion

by GINNI THOMAS   |   The Daily Caller Shelby Steele, a prolific author and senior fellow at the Hoover Institute, warns liberalism is the biggest threat to American culture and breaks down race relation issues the country faces in an exclusive interview with The Daily Caller News Foundation. “Liberalism is our biggest threat to our culture and our way of life,” says […]

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The ‘Not So Much’ Hollywood Sex Scandals

on November 13, 2017, 7:04 AM / in Opinion

By  FRANK SALVATO    |    Freedom Outpost You cannot turn on a television or cable news show these days without hearing about another Hollywood celebrity claiming to have been sexually assaulted by someone with influence in show business. From influential producers to prominent actors to lesser knowns trying to make it to stardom, there appears to be a wave of […]

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Christian Couple Has Adoption Application Denied Because of Stance on Homosexuality

Christian Couple Has Adoption Application Denied Because of Stance on Homosexuality

on November 13, 2017, 6:56 AM / in International News

BY JOHN FALKENBERG In an abhorrent turn of events, a Christian Canadian couple looking to adopt was denied the opportunity to give a home to a needy child just because they had the gall to honestly express what they believe in, reports The Daily Wire. Specifically, the couple had their adoption application denied because their views on sexuality were contrary to the “official position […]

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NASA to test ‘space lasers’ with latest launch (VIDEO)

NASA to test ‘space lasers’ with latest launch (VIDEO)

on November 13, 2017, 6:52 AM / in National News

An American aerospace firm is aiming to create 200 megabits per second (Mbps) connections in space using satellites equipped with lasers. The new satellites were launched on Sunday from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. If successful, this new tech could pave the way for networks of satellite-connected devices to send data, which will be useful for military, tech, and […]

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Wyden Tries to Stop Momentum Behind Bipartisan Sex-Trafficking Bill

Wyden Tries to Stop Momentum Behind Bipartisan Sex-Trafficking Bill

on November 13, 2017, 6:46 AM / in National News

BY: Susan Crabtree  |  Washington Free Beacon Oregon Democrat places hold on measure after unanimous committee passage Sen. Ron Wyden (D., Ore.) is trying to put the brakes on a bipartisan anti-sex trafficking bill that is picking up steam and appears headed for all but certain Senate passage early next year. The bill, which the Commerce Committee unanimously passed this week, […]

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American Minute with Bill Federer “Vietnam War…a confrontation between two ideological worlds: socialism v. capitalism … Through dissent & protest (by antiwar movement) America lost”-Col. Bui Tin, former Communist

American Minute with Bill Federer “Vietnam War…a confrontation between two ideological worlds: socialism v. capitalism … Through dissent & protest (by antiwar movement) America lost”-Col. Bui Tin, former Communist

on November 13, 2017, 6:35 AM / in History

The Vietnam War Memorial was dedicated NOVEMBER 13, 1982, honoring 58,000 American troops who died. U.S. forces inflicted over a million enemy fatalities, yet involvement by politicians thwarted victory. North Vietnamese colonel, Bui Tin,received the unconditional surrender of South Vietnam on April 30, 1975. Bui Tin explained how the protests by “anti-war peace demonstrators” was key to the Communist victory: “Every day our […]

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Four dead in Barren County Plane Crash

Four dead in Barren County Plane Crash

on November 13, 2017, 6:30 AM / in State News

A small plane in Glasgow, Kentucky crashed Sunday afternoon, killing four passengers. In Barren County, KY, a plane crashed at approximately 2:21pm. The Federal Aviation Administration released in a statement today that the Piper PA32 crashed in south central Kentucky as it was heading to the Lake Cumberland Regional Airport in Somerset, KY. According to State Trooper Jeremy Hodges, three […]

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At Least Three Stabbed at the Mall of America

on November 13, 2017, 6:25 AM / in State News

by  Timothy Meads  |   Townhall The Star Tribune is reporting that at least three victims were stabbed at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota just before closing on Sunday night. A suspect is in custody, but the motive is still unknown. According to eye witness accounts and confirmed by the police, the stabbing occurred in the Men’s section in Macy’s. “A […]

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Are We Sure About Roy Moore, Or Do You Just Hate Him?

Are We Sure About Roy Moore, Or Do You Just Hate Him?

on November 13, 2017, 6:13 AM / in Opinion

By Erick Erickson  |    The Resurgent The swiftest pile on over Roy Moore has come not from Democrats, but from a bunch of Republicans who have hated his guts for years. And now it’s pay back time. Look, I know I’m going to get set on fire for this piece, but I think it needs to be said. If the allegations […]

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Doug Casey on the Destruction of the Dollar

Doug Casey on the Destruction of the Dollar

on November 13, 2017, 6:00 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Doug Casey   |   International Man “Inflation” occurs when the creation of currency outruns the creation of real wealth it can bid for… It isn’t caused by price increases; rather, it causes price increases. Inflation is not caused by the butcher, the baker, or the auto maker, although they usually get blamed. On the contrary, by producing real wealth, they fight […]

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Quote for Today

on November 13, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

Society in every state is a blessing, but government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one. Thomas Paine 1776

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A Piece Of The Puzzle

A Piece Of The Puzzle

on November 13, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

God has set the members, each one of them, in the body just as He pleased. —1 Corinthians 12:18 At her birthday celebration, the honored guest turned the tables by giving everyone at the party a gift. Kriste gave each of us a personal note expressing what we mean to her, along with encouraging words about the person God made […]

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