Archive for January 5th, 2018

Indiana Lawmaker Introduces Anti-Steering Legislation for Insurance Carriers, Auto Body Shops

Indiana Lawmaker Introduces Anti-Steering Legislation for Insurance Carriers, Auto Body Shops

on January 5, 2018, 2:40 PM / in National News, State News

by Josh Cable, SENIOR EDITOR  |    Body Shop Business Indiana Sen. Mark Messmer has introduced a bill that would place anti-steering restrictions on insurers and collision repairers. Indiana Senate Bill 164, introduced Jan. 3, would make it illegal for insurance carriers to steer consumers to a particular body shop for repair, and would make it illegal to steer consumers to the […]

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A Political ‘Dual’ to the Death

on January 5, 2018, 2:04 PM / in Opinion, State News

by David Fowler   |     Family Action Council of Tennessee In two types of situations over the last three months, I have had conversations with four different evangelicals, each with a strong Judeo-Christian moral compass. If their thoughts are close to being representative of how a majority of evangelicals think about politics and elections, then evangelicals will be largely to blame […]

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Top GOP candidate drops out of Ohio Senate race

Top GOP candidate drops out of Ohio Senate race

on January 5, 2018, 2:01 PM / in State News

The Right Stance BY BEN KAMISAR   |    The HILL Ohio state Treasurer Josh Mandel (R) is dropping his Senate bid, citing his wife’s health issues. Mandel announced his decision to leave the race for the seat held by Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) in a letter to supporters on Friday. “I am ending my campaign for US Senate in order to be there for my wife and our […]

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Teenager found dead after posting about stalker on Facebook

Teenager found dead after posting about stalker on Facebook

on January 5, 2018, 7:09 AM / in State News

Lydia Smith  |  The Independent The body of a woman found on a dairy farm north of Denver, Colorado, has been identified as that of a 19-year-old woman who recently claimed she was being stalked. Natalie Bollinger, who was last seen at her apartment in Broomfield, was reported missing by her family on 28 December 2017. Her body was found on the […]

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Fight for Virginia House continues with court hearing

Fight for Virginia House continues with court hearing

on January 5, 2018, 7:05 AM / in State News

By ALAN SUDERMAN  |  Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The long-running fight for control of the Virginia House of Delegates isn’t over. A federal judge is set to hear arguments Friday in a federal lawsuit challenging the results of a House race after numerous voters were assigned to the wrong district and thus given the wrong ballots. Democrat Joshua Cole […]

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Justice Dept. launches new Clinton Foundation probe: The Hill

Justice Dept. launches new Clinton Foundation probe: The Hill

on January 5, 2018, 7:00 AM / in National News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department has begun an investigation into whether the Clinton Foundation conducted “pay-to-play” politics or other illegal activities during Hillary Clinton’s tenure as secretary of state, The Hill reported on Thursday, citing law enforcement officials and a witness. The newspaper said FBI agents from Little Rock, Arkansas, where the foundation began, had taken the lead […]

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The Focus Of My Labor In 2018

The Focus Of My Labor In 2018

on January 5, 2018, 6:56 AM / in Opinion

For my first column of 2018, I want to follow up on my last column of 2017. See it here: A Look Ahead I ended my final column of 2017 by saying: The only hope for the restoration of liberty in America lies in the following:  Realization of the liberty principles contained in our Declaration of Independence, Bill of Rights, […]

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An invitation from Jackie & Al

An invitation from Jackie & Al

on January 5, 2018, 6:54 AM / in Announcements, Opinion

I can’t say it often enough or loud enough.  With all that is going on – world wide – add to all that the ‘natural’ disasters – weather, earthquakes, terrorist acts, the poisoning of humans with the Big PHARMA medications, the refusal by so many to turn to God – preferring to worship the entertainment and anti-Christ venues –  how […]

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Sessions terminates US policy that let legal pot flourish

on January 5, 2018, 6:50 AM / in National News, State News

By SADIE GURMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration threw the burgeoning movement to legalize marijuana into uncertainty Thursday as it lifted an Obama-era policy that kept federal authorities from cracking down on the pot trade in states where the drug is legal. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will now leave it up to federal prosecutors to decide what to do when […]

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Passion of the Christ actor: We must be ‘warriors’ ready to risk our lives for the Gospel

Passion of the Christ actor: We must be ‘warriors’ ready to risk our lives for the Gospel

on January 5, 2018, 6:40 AM / in Religion

By Lisa Bourne CHICAGO, Illinois,  (LifeSiteNews) – Catholics must be ready to risk their lives and reputations to defeat evil in the world, Passion of the Christ star Jim Caviezel told a gathering of Catholic college students this week. Only through the faith and Christ’s wisdom can we be saved, Caviezel said, but it will also take people who are prepared to […]

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Sen. Hatch’s Retirement Paves Way for Romney: One RINO Replacing Another

Sen. Hatch’s Retirement Paves Way for Romney: One RINO Replacing Another

on January 5, 2018, 6:09 AM / in National News, Opinion, State News

H/T Richard If Mitt Romney (shown) ends up in Orrin Hatch’s Senate seat, that would mean one RINO (Republican In Name Only) replacing another. A boxer in his youth, Republican Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah announced on Tuesday that he was hanging up his gloves for good. After 40 years in the Senate, he said that he had been fighting the […]

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Fire Bell in the Night for the Ayatollah

Fire Bell in the Night for the Ayatollah

on January 5, 2018, 6:05 AM / in Opinion

As tens of thousands marched in the streets of Tehran on Wednesday in support of the regime, the head of the Revolutionary Guard Corps assured Iranians the “sedition” had been defeated. Maj. Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari is whistling past the graveyard. The protests that broke out a week ago and spread and became riots are a fire bell in the […]

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Huge swaths of land may be open to offshore drilling in the near future

Huge swaths of land may be open to offshore drilling in the near future

on January 5, 2018, 6:01 AM / in National News

By Julia Boccagno and Justin Covington   |   circa Offshore drilling just got a whole lot bigger. The U.S. Interior Department on Thursday unveiled its highly-anticipated plan to open the largest area on record to offshore drilling. The five-year draft proposal reverses an Obama-era policy that protected waters off the Atlantic, Arctic and Pacific Coasts from commercial activity. Department of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke […]

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January 5th in History

January 5th in History

on January 5, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

January 5 is the fifth day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 360 days remaining until the end of the year (361 in leap years). Holidays Christian Feast Day: John Neumann (Catholic Church) Pope Telesphorus Simeon Stylites (Latin Church) January 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Joma Shinji (除魔神事) at Tsurugaoka Hachiman. (Kamakura, Japan) The Twelfth day of Christmas […]

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Whose Ideas?

Whose Ideas?

on January 5, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Opinion

By Eric Peters   |    Eric Peters Auto It’s been said that good ideas don’t require force – while bad ones rarely get traction without it. True enough. But how about a qualifier? Whose ideas? Yours? Mine? There is a kind of tacitly agreed upon – or at least, rarely questioned – notion that we all agree on what constitutes a […]

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For National Trivia Day: 10 Founding Fathers tidbits

For National Trivia Day: 10 Founding Fathers tidbits

on January 5, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, National News

From the staff at the National Constitution Center Can you handle the truth about the Founders and the Constitution? From the vault of our Constitution Daily blog, here are 10 factoids that will impress your constitutionally minded and history loving friends! 1. Were the Constitution and Declaration written on paper made of hemp? The two great documents were written on […]

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Scorning the Left

Scorning the Left

on January 5, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Opinion

By Dawn Merrill   |   American Thinker Have you ever been laughed at publicly?  Mocked?  Ridiculed?  Shown scorn in a social or professional setting? It doesn’t matter what the reason may have been – if you answered yes to any of the above questions, you didn’t enjoy it one bit.  It doesn’t matter if it was justified or not, and it’s doubtful […]

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“Enough!”

“Enough!”

on January 5, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

The rich man also will fade away in his pursuits. —James 1:11 After Bob Ritchie graduated from college, he spent the next two decades in the grasp of a love for money and advancement. He uprooted his wife and family five times for his career, so that he could make more money. Each time they left warm church communities behind. […]

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Trump’s Unnoticed Great First-Year Accomplishment

Trump’s Unnoticed Great First-Year Accomplishment

on January 5, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Opinion

Conservatives and Republicans gave President Trump kudos for his remarkable list of accomplishments in his first year in office. One crucial Trump accomplishment appears to have gone unnoticed.  Trump repeatedly spoke the truth about issues when fake news media demanded that we either embrace their lies or stay silent.  Singlehandedly, Trump has opened the door for Americans to freely speak truth again. […]

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