Archive for January 3rd, 2018

Pres. Trump Accuses Pakistan Of Aiding Terrorists, Threatens To Cut Off Funding

Pres. Trump Accuses Pakistan Of Aiding Terrorists, Threatens To Cut Off Funding

on January 3, 2018, 8:30 AM / in International News, National News, People

At 9:32 am (CT)  this morning – I took my first breath of earthly air in 1940 – in the same bed, bedroom, house,  my mother took her first breath on this earth.  All this took place on the shores of the Great Mississippi River in Winona MN.   Having now completed 78 years I am embarking on my 79th year […]

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Trump threatens to cut off aid to Palestinians

on January 3, 2018, 8:19 AM / in International News, National News

President Trump on Tuesday said the U.S. might stop sending money to the Palestinians. “We pay the Palestinians HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS a year and get no appreciation or respect,” Trump tweeted. “They don’t even want to negotiate a long overdue peace treaty with Israel.” The remarks came a day after Trump accused Pakistan of giving the United States […]

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North Korea reopens border hotline with South Korea as Trump mocks Kim Jong Un

on January 3, 2018, 8:11 AM / in International News

North Korea reopened a border hotline with South Korea on Wednesday, a day after South Korea proposed high-level talks next week to ease tensions over Pyongyang’s nuclear weapon and missile programs. The offer followed a New Year’s Day speech in which North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called for dialogue and said he had a nuclear button on his desk […]

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March of Dimes

March of Dimes

on January 3, 2018, 8:06 AM / in History, People

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, January 3, 2018. The New Year, the same as the old. By that I mean to note only that President Trump, back from his Mar-a-Lago vacation, is tweeting again, much to the consternation of his critics. This date in history is a reminder that the presidential bully pulpit can be employed in all kinds of ways, […]

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unfrozen

unfrozen

on January 3, 2018, 8:00 AM / in People, State News

What the world should be writing about! By Rory The thermometer outside near the kitchen window this morning said ‘9 degrees’. The weather app on my iPhone said it felt like 5 below. When I opened the door to let Ranger out, the wind cut to the bone, and Ranger took one look outside and headed back in the living […]

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As California legalizes pot, few smokers realize cannabis is often contaminated with pesticides, mold, heavy metals and chemical toxins

As California legalizes pot, few smokers realize cannabis is often contaminated with pesticides, mold, heavy metals and chemical toxins

on January 3, 2018, 7:52 AM / in State News

by: Mike Adams (Natural News) As of yesterday, it’s now legal for adults in California to purchase recreational marijuana. This is being hailed as a breakthrough against marijuana prohibition, but the masses of would-be pot smokers in California seem to carry a popular delusion that rests on the false idea that marijuana is safe to smoke in unlimited quantities because it’s “natural.” As […]

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From Around the Block

From Around the Block

on January 3, 2018, 7:47 AM / in National News

California utilities want to pass on the costs of wildfire damage to their infrastructure to customers, Marketplace reports. GOP Obamacare quandary — easy to hate, hard to kill (Politico) A “bomb cyclone” is coming to the Atlantic coast later this week, bringing snow and frigid temperatures, the Washington Post’s Capital Weather Gang reports. Why Virginia Medicaid expansion could hinge on a drawing […]

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HOUSE PANEL TO LAUNCH ENERGY REORGANIZATION PUSH

on January 3, 2018, 7:33 AM / in National News

The House Energy and Commerce Committee announced its first step Tuesday in a push to reorganize the Department of Energy (DOE). Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.), who chairs the panel’s subcommittee on energy, announced a hearing for next Tuesday on “DOE Modernization.” He said it will feature current DOE officials and outside science and policy experts, who have not been announced […]

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DELAWARE THREATENS TO SUE EPA

on January 3, 2018, 7:32 AM / in National News, State News

Delaware’s state government is threatening to sue the EPA for not approving four requests to crack down on out-of-state air pollution. The state’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control says that four specific coal-fired power plants in Pennsylvania and West Virginia are contributing to ozone pollution in Delaware and that the EPA has a responsibility under the Clean Air […]

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EPA REMOVES 7 SUPERFUND SITES FROM LIST

on January 3, 2018, 7:31 AM / in National News

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said it has taken seven Superfund sites either completely or partially off of its list last year. The deletions of sites in 2017 — four partial and three complete — mean that the EPA judged those sites sufficiently cleaned up from past pollution. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is touting the deletions as a victory in […]

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15 COAL MINER DEATHS IN 2017

on January 3, 2018, 7:29 AM / in National News

The coal mining industry saw 15 worker deaths last year, nearly double the number from 2016 and the highest in three years, federal records show. The 2016 total, eight, was the lowest since Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) records began. The 15th death came early Friday morning at a Revelation Energy mine in Fayette County in southern West Virginia, […]

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U. S. Service member killed and 4 injured on New Years Day

U. S. Service member killed and 4 injured on New Years Day

on January 3, 2018, 7:22 AM / in International News, National News

One U.S. service member was killed and four others were injured in a “combat engagement” in eastern Afghanistan on New Year’s Day, U.S. Forces Afghanistan said Tuesday. “We are deeply saddened by the loss of one of our own,” Gen. John Nicholson, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, said in a statement. “At this very difficult time our heartfelt sympathies go […]

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Trump on Iran

on January 3, 2018, 7:20 AM / in International News, National News

President Trump on Tuesday said the Iranian people are “finally” taking action against the country’s “brutal and corrupt” rulers, and reiterated his warning to Tehran that “the U.S. is watching” its response to protests. “The people of Iran are finally acting against the brutal and corrupt Iranian regime,” Trump said on Twitter. “All of the money that President Obama so foolishly gave […]

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Hollywood’s 2017 sex scandals exposed what liberal men really think of women

Hollywood’s 2017 sex scandals exposed what liberal men really think of women

on January 3, 2018, 7:14 AM / in Opinion

By JONATHON VAN MAREN (LifeSiteNews) – The year 2017 was, without doubt, the Year of the Male Feminist—or more specifically, the year “male feminism” was exposed for the trite fraud it is. It began when the New York Times broke the story that Planned Parenthood donor, Clinton supporter, and film magnate Harvey Weinstein was a serial rapist who had been cutting a sordid […]

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Sen. Orrin Hatch Announces Retirement

Sen. Orrin Hatch Announces Retirement

on January 3, 2018, 6:54 AM / in National News, State News

by MICHELLE MOONS  |   Breitbart News Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch (Cumulative Freedom Index Score: 56%) announced in a video message on Tuesday that he will retire at the end of his current term — after serving four decades in the U.S. Senate. An announcement from Senator Orrin G. Hatch. #utpol pic.twitter.com/UeItaLjR3j — Senator Hatch Office (@senorrinhatch) January 2, 2018 Hatch announced that […]

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The Times Rides to Mueller’s Rescue

The Times Rides to Mueller’s Rescue

on January 3, 2018, 6:42 AM / in Opinion

What caused the FBI to open a counterintelligence investigation into the Trump campaign in July 2016, which evolved into the criminal investigation that is said today to imperil the Trump presidency? As James Comey’s FBI and Special Counsel Robert Mueller have, for 18 months, failed to prove Donald Trump’s “collusion” with the Kremlin, what was it, in mid-2016, that justified […]

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Fusion GPS Partners Make First Public Comments About The Dossier

on January 3, 2018, 6:40 AM / in International News, National News

By Chuck Ross  |   The Daily Caller Two of the co-founders of the opposition research firm behind the infamous Steele dossier say they are “extremely proud” of their work investigating Donald Trump’s alleged ties to Russia. But, writing at The New York Times, Glenn Simpson and Peter Fritsch, two partners at Fusion GPS, provide little in the way of evidence to support […]

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Tax reform to fuel US economy, stock rally in 2018

Tax reform to fuel US economy, stock rally in 2018

on January 3, 2018, 6:33 AM / in National News

By Brittany De Lea  |   Fox Business The New Year could be another big one for the economy and the markets, experts say, thanks to a recently-approved tax reform bill that could shake up the business environment in the U.S. The White House forecasts that U.S. growth could reach 4% once the economy experiences the full effects of the tax reform […]

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Ordering Pizza

Ordering Pizza

on January 3, 2018, 6:30 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Happy New Year CALLER: Is this Gordon’s Pizza? GOOGLE: No sir, it’s Google Pizza. CALLER: I must have dialed a wrong number. Sorry. GOOGLE: No sir, Google bought Gordon’s Pizza last month. CALLER: OK. I would like to order a pizza. GOOGLE: Do you want your usual, sir? CALLER: My usual? You know me? GOOGLE: According to our caller ID […]

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Will you tell them?

Will you tell them?

on January 3, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Whoever lives and believes in Me shall never die. —John 11:26 John, a friend of mine, was once addicted to drugs. Several times he nearly died. He was a broken man when he entered the Christian rehabilitation program that my husband and I established. By the end of the program, John had become a Christian. One day as John strolled […]

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