Archive for December 6th, 2017

Israel willing to resort to military action to stop Iran acquiring nuclear weapons: minister

Israel willing to resort to military action to stop Iran acquiring nuclear weapons: minister

on December 6, 2017, 9:10 AM / in International News

TOKYO (Reuters) – Israel is willing to resort to military action to ensure Iran never acquires nuclear weapons, the intelligence minister said on Thursday in Japan where he is seeking backing for U.S. President Donald Trump’s tougher line on Tehran. Trump said on Oct. 13 he would not certify Iran is complying with an agreement on curtailing its nuclear program, […]

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A Pet Peeve of Mine

A Pet Peeve of Mine

on December 6, 2017, 9:07 AM / in Opinion

I don’t watch normal TV.  I don’t even watch the local news, but I read.  I read on-line sites A LOT.  I’m also a teacher, and I quickly pick up on when two or more students have given me the same answers in the same order and even misspelled the same words wrong in the same way.  It’s very funny […]

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News from Real Clear Politics December 6th, 2017

on December 6, 2017, 8:53 AM / in National News

Conyers’ Resignation Puts Pressure on Others. Caitlin Huey-Burns has the story. Uncertainty Abounds as Shutdown Deadline Nears. With funding for the government set to run out in just three days, James Arkin takes the measure of both parties’ priorities and intentions. Revamping the Rust Belt: Software Comes to the Fore. The challenges of reinvigorating tapped out local economies was the […]

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Teddy Roosevelt 2.0

Teddy Roosevelt 2.0

on December 6, 2017, 8:51 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, December 6, 2017. On this date in 1910, Theodore Roosevelt was uncharacteristically idle. He’d returned in late summer to the United States after a year on safari in Africa and touring the capitals of Europe, then embarked on an American speaking tour, and now was home at Sagamore Hill contemplating the next phase of his life. […]

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CNN’S ABSURD REASONING FOR WHY ROY MOORE MAY WIN SHOULD HAVE FEMINISTS FUMING!

CNN’S ABSURD REASONING FOR WHY ROY MOORE MAY WIN SHOULD HAVE FEMINISTS FUMING!

on December 6, 2017, 8:41 AM / in National News, Opinion

BY  LAWRENCE CLOVERFIELD  |  STEADFAST AND LOYAL PERHAPS IN AN ATTEMPT TO JUST “COVER LIBERAL BASES” CNN HAS ALREADY BEGUN A PREEMPTIVE STRIKE OF SORTS; ASSERTING THAT IF ROY MOORE WINS IT WILL BE BECAUSE OF “UNEDUCATED WHITE WOMEN”. Because according to their “findings” it usually uneducated white women who vote for GOP politicians. They blame Trump, too, for the large divides/gaps […]

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Ryan’s office warning he wasn’t part of deal on ObamaCare

on December 6, 2017, 8:36 AM / in National News

Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R-Wis.) office told a meeting of congressional leadership offices on Monday that the Speaker is not part of a deal to get ObamaCare fixes passed before the end of the year, according to a source familiar with the meeting. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) made a commitment to Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) that he would support passage of two bipartisan ObamaCare […]

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A little thievery doesn’t hurt anyone

on December 6, 2017, 8:30 AM / in Opinion

By Samuel Han   |   Freedom Foundation What will it take to wake up California’s sleeping giant? I heard a story how a state senator refused to believe that businesses and people were leaving California because of the onerous regulations, the high taxation, and declining infrastructure. The Senator looked up and pointed to the sky and said, “Where are these people […]

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National Reciprocity Likely to Pass House, Get Bogged Down in Senate

National Reciprocity Likely to Pass House, Get Bogged Down in Senate

on December 6, 2017, 8:27 AM / in National News, Opinion

With the House due to take up, and likely pass, the national reciprocity bill this week, attention is being given to the argument often presented to support it: all that’s wanted is to treat CCW (carrying a concealed weapon) permits like drivers’ licenses. After all, goes the argument, states allow drivers from other states to drive on their roads with licenses […]

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Smile, Not Everything is at it Seems

Smile, Not Everything is at it Seems

on December 6, 2017, 7:58 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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IN DEFENSE OF RUBEN KIHUEN?

IN DEFENSE OF RUBEN KIHUEN?

on December 6, 2017, 7:55 AM / in State News

I almost can’t believe I’m writing this, however… Make no mistake.  Rep. Ruben Kihuen (D-NV) is the very definition of “empty suit.”  He got where he is in Congress today with good looks, Hispanic heritage and the blessing of Harry Reid, the Democrat Party’s godfather. He has zero legislative achievements that are his own, is an unreconstituted liberal, and has difficulty answering even the simplest […]

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Monica Crowley on why the swamp hates Donald Trump

Monica Crowley on why the swamp hates Donald Trump

on December 6, 2017, 7:47 AM / in Opinion

by MONICA CROWLEY At lunch today, we had the great fortune to hear from Victor Davis Hanson who was talking about those of us who have been repeatedly judged for our support of Donald Trump by the self-righteous, self-described anti-Trump superiors, and it called to mind something that happened to me last July.  I had an exchange with a Hollywood heavyweight and no, it […]

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Mueller probe’s expenses totaled $6.7M in early months

Mueller probe’s expenses totaled $6.7M in early months

on December 6, 2017, 7:44 AM / in National News

BY KATIE BO WILLIAMS  |   THE HILL The total cost of the federal investigation into Russian interference in the U.S. election over the first four and a half months of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation is over $6.7 million, according to the first public accounting of the probe. Mueller’s office spent just over $3.2 million from the date his appointment, […]

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lij Shaw and Pat Raynor fight back against Metro Government’s effort to put them out of business

lij Shaw and Pat Raynor fight back against Metro Government’s effort to put them out of business

on December 6, 2017, 7:31 AM / in State News

By A Disgruntled Republican in Nashville Shaw and Raynor vs. the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County The Beacon Center, December 5, 2017 -Who would have thought it would be illegal to make music in Nashville? Unfortunately, the city’s ban on home-based businesses means local musicians, hairstylists and other aspiring entrepreneurs face steep fines and potential imprisonment if any customers […]

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#UnsealtheDeals @SpeakerRyan CONGRESS IS BEING BLACKMAILED…Kate Steinle’s Murder Must Not Be In Vain

on December 6, 2017, 7:25 AM / in National News, Opinion

From our friends at the MidSouth Sentinel The seven time felon who MURDERED Kate Steinle in cold blood  was acquitted by Sanctuary City San Francisco. Sanctuary Cities…sounds so benign but there is no sanctuary for Kate’s family. There is no refuge from the grief that will surely follow them all of their earthly lives. There is no refuge from the […]

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Harvard Student Whose Father Escaped Communism Has a Message for Her Fellow Students

Harvard Student Whose Father Escaped Communism Has a Message for Her Fellow Students

on December 6, 2017, 7:21 AM / in Opinion

Written by Jon Miltimore and published by Intellectual Takeout  Laura M. Nicolae, a student at Harvard studying math, shared the story of her father in the college newspaper… and it was powerful. Laura M. Nicolae has a message for her fellow students at Harvard: think twice before embracing communism! Nicolae, an applied mathematics major in the ’20 class, recently shared in the […]

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U.S. Rep. Diane Black endorsed by former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales

U.S. Rep. Diane Black endorsed by former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales

on December 6, 2017, 7:17 AM / in State News

The Wagons are beginning to Circle Former United States Attorney General and Belmont University law school dean Alberto Gonzales endorsed U.S. Rep. Diane Black’s bid for governor Monday. “I’m proud to support Diane’s campaign for governor,” Gonzales said. “As the nation’s former chief law enforcement official, I know that she’s the right leader to address the serious challenges our state faces.” […]

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Chattanooga Tea Party Founder and President Mark West Endorses Diane Black for Governor

Chattanooga Tea Party Founder and President Mark West Endorses Diane Black for Governor

on December 6, 2017, 7:06 AM / in State News

On the Surface, it seems to be calm and peaceful endorsement The Tennessee Star Reports:  Chattanooga Tea Party president and founder Mark West has endorsed Rep. Diane Black (R-TN-06) in her campaign for the Republican nomination for Governor in 2018. “I’m honored to endorse Diane Black for Governor. This election is a choice about the future of our state. Do […]

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Groupthink: Where ‘Diversity’ Means Conformity

Groupthink: Where ‘Diversity’ Means Conformity

on December 6, 2017, 6:36 AM / in National News, Opinion

And where is that? You guessed it–college! I draw your attention to a townhall.com column by Jack Kerwin today, “Groupthink in Academia: the Will to Submit.” In it, he cites a study that found, within America’s colleges and universities, a near-perfect degree of ideological and political conformity–“groupthink” in spades. Which comes as no surprise at all. Anyway, give it a […]

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Journalism Union Welcomes Fight for 15 Activists

Journalism Union Welcomes Fight for 15 Activists

on December 6, 2017, 6:34 AM / in National News

Activists at the Service Employees International Union-backed Fight for $15 movement have joined a journalism union. The United Media Guild announced it has now become the national representative of organizers working for the Fight for $15 movement, which has sponsored demonstrations outside of franchise restaurants demanding a $15 minimum wage. UMG said that it attained majority support through a card […]

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MLGW rate hikes endorsed by Memphis City Council committee

MLGW rate hikes endorsed by Memphis City Council committee

on December 6, 2017, 6:30 AM / in State News

Ryan Poe, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee A Memphis City Council committee voted Tuesday to recommend approval of increases to water, gas and electric utility rates over the next three years, despite the Greater Memphis Chamber’s concerns about the impact on the local economy. The increases will raise the average residential customer’s Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division bill by $11.53 […]

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