Archive for November 21st, 2017

Unserious Nation

Unserious Nation

on November 21, 2017, 8:46 AM / in Opinion

How stands John Winthrop’s “city upon a hill” this Thanksgiving? How stands the country that was to be “a light unto the nations”? To those who look to cable TV for news, the answer must at the least be ambiguous. For consider the issues that have lately convulsed the public discourse of the American republic. Today’s great question seems to […]

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REVEALED: Top Democrat Paid Off Sexual Harassment Accuser With $27K In Taxpayer Money

on November 21, 2017, 8:34 AM / in National News

By Peter Hasson  |  The DC A leading Democratic congressman settled a wrongful dismissal complaint for more than $27,000 in taxpayer funding after he allegedly fired the staffer because she would not “succumb to [his] sexual advances,” according to a new report. The congressman, Michigan Rep. John Conyers, is described as a serial sexual harasser who would prey on his female […]

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Dem megadonor, founding member of top Hillary PAC, dead from suicide in Houston

on November 21, 2017, 8:29 AM / in People

[Ed. – Steve Mostyn’s connections with the Clintons were extensive.  He was also a Democracy Alliance donor.  There may be more on him later.] Steve Mostyn, a Texas trial lawyer and one of the nation’s leading Democratic donors, who spent a fortune in a long effort to turn his reliably red home state blue, died on Wednesday at his home […]

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BAD PARROT 

BAD PARROT 

on November 21, 2017, 8:27 AM / in Bedtime Stories

A young man named Peter received a parrot as a gift. The parrot had a bad attitude and an even worse vocabulary. Every word out of the bird’s mouth was rude, obnoxious and laced with profanity. John tried and tried to change the bird’s attitude by consistently saying only polite words, playing soft music and anything else he could think […]

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Texas Bound

Texas Bound

on November 21, 2017, 8:23 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Tuesday, November 21, 2017. Fifty-four years ago this morning, a 46-year-old U.S. president dressed in the White House for the eventful day that lay ahead. It was a time when American men wore tie pins, and John F. Kennedy anchored his tie that day with a PT-109 boat clip. Attached to his wallet was a gold medal […]

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Sly Denies: Sylvester Stallone Sticking to His Guns Against Allegations

on November 21, 2017, 7:42 AM / in National News

BY K. CAMPBELL  |  CT Sexual misconduct allegations have been surfacing on a regular basis lately, and while some have admitted to their wrongdoings, others have stood firm in their innocence. Actor Sylvester Stallone has denied claims that he and his bodyguard sexually assaulted a teenager more than 30 years ago while filming the movie “Over the Top” in Las Vegas. […]

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DHS ends temporary residency program for 60K Haitians

DHS ends temporary residency program for 60K Haitians

on November 21, 2017, 7:36 AM / in International News, National News

BY RAFAEL BERNAL   |   The Hill The Department of Homeland Security announced Monday it would cancel a temporary residence program that’s allowed nearly 59,000 Haitians to live and work in the United States. Acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke gave Haitians living with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) until July 22, 2019 to either leave the country or apply for a different legal immigration category. Under […]

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CBS ‘This Morning’ co-host on Charlie Rose: ‘This has to end’

CBS ‘This Morning’ co-host on Charlie Rose: ‘This has to end’

on November 21, 2017, 7:35 AM / in National News

More of the same BY REBECCA SAVRANSKY   |   The Hill CBS “This Morning” co-host Norah O’Donnell said early Tuesday that there is “no excuse” for the alleged behavior of suspended co-host Charlie Rose, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by eight women. “This is a moment that demands a frank and honest assessment about where we stand, and more generally, the […]

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Franken Should Resign But Mitch McConnell Tries to Save Him

Franken Should Resign But Mitch McConnell Tries to Save Him

on November 21, 2017, 7:20 AM / in Opinion

Peter Flaherty, National Legal and Policy Center Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s call for the Senate Ethics Committee to investigate Senator Al Franken (D-MN) can only serve the purpose of keeping Franken in the Senate. Senate and House Ethics Committees are where ethics complaints go to die. These panels are useful to the leadership because they allow them to argue […]

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Five years later, Colorado sees toll of pot legalization

Five years later, Colorado sees toll of pot legalization

on November 21, 2017, 6:36 AM / in Opinion, State News

You are viewing a commentary from a contributor to The Oklahoman. Last week marked the fifth anniversary of Colorado’s decision to sanction the world’s first anything-goes commercial pot trade. Five years later, we remain an embarrassing cautionary tale. Visitors to Colorado remark about a new agricultural smell, the wafting odor of pot as they drive near warehouse grow operations along […]

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Fostech Origin 12 – Next Level of Semi-Auto 12 Gauge Shotguns

Fostech Origin 12 – Next Level of Semi-Auto 12 Gauge Shotguns

on November 21, 2017, 6:30 AM / in National News

The Fostech Origin 12 has taken the semi-automatic 12 gauge shotgun to another level, featuring the best of AR and AK platforms on a shotgun. With 30-round drum magazines and stick magazines available, this may be one of the most revolutionary shotgun designs in some time. A modern-day American Saiga, meet the Origin 12. U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- There is a lot of appeal […]

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A Convenient Reckoning

A Convenient Reckoning

on November 21, 2017, 6:24 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Getting Gettysburg Right

Getting Gettysburg Right

on November 21, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, News, Opinion

Lincoln v Obama — Words Matter “Our unalterable resolution would be to be free. They have attempted to subdue us by force, but God be praised! in vain. Their arts may be more dangerous than their arms. Let us then … under God trust our cause to our swords.” –Samuel Adams (1776)   This week, we marked the 150th anniversary […]

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A Unique Sacrifice

A Unique Sacrifice

on November 21, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

This Man, after He had offered one sacrifice for sins forever, sat down at the right hand of God. —Hebrews 10:12  What do you think of when you hear the word sacrifice? We may use the term when we see parents who follow a strict budget and drive an old car so they can send their children to college. It […]

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November 21st in History

November 21st in History

on November 21, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

November 21 is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 40 days remaining until the end of the year. One week before Thanksgiving and 33 days till Christmas…..   Holidays Armed Forces Day (Bangladesh) Armed Forces Day (Greece) Christian feast days: Amelberga of Susteren Digain Maurus of Parentium Pope Gelasius I Presentation […]

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