Archive for January 13th, 2018

Giddy Up – Friday Night Document Surprise from Office of Inspector General…

Giddy Up – Friday Night Document Surprise from Office of Inspector General…

on January 13, 2018, 7:23 AM / in National News

Well, well, well… here’s a surprise.  Office of Inspector General has apparently begun giving Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte the 1.2 million pages of evidence from the year-long inspector general investigation into FBI and DOJ politicization: As previously discussed, Inspector General Michael Horowitz had promised to deliver around 1.2 million pages of documents from his investigation to Chairman Bob Goodlatte on/around January 15th, 2018. […]

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Trump the Barbarian

Trump the Barbarian

on January 13, 2018, 7:17 AM / in Opinion

By Wayne Allyn Root    |    Townhall As usual, the media and liberal critics of Trump have it all wrong. Before I get to DACA and the wall, I will tackle Trump’s “offensive words” about Haiti and African nations. Trump supposedly called those countries by a crude name. He certainly could have chosen his words more carefully. But…who cares? He […]

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Damore Suit: Google Caters to Furries, Transgenderism, and ‘A Yellow-Scaled Wingless Dragonkin’

Damore Suit: Google Caters to Furries, Transgenderism, and ‘A Yellow-Scaled Wingless Dragonkin’

on January 13, 2018, 7:13 AM / in National News

BY TYLER O’NEIL   |   PJMedia On Monday, former Google engineer James Damore filed a class-action lawsuit against his former employer, alleging discrimination against conservatives, white people, and men. Among other claims, Damore and the other complainants revealed that Google fosters a diversity of “lifestyles,” but excludes conservative options. “Google furnishes a large number of internal mailing lists catering to employees with alternative lifestyles, […]

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California Proposes Dodgy State-Run Charity Scheme JAMIE G

California Proposes Dodgy State-Run Charity Scheme JAMIE G

on January 13, 2018, 7:06 AM / in State News

by JAMIE GREGORA  |   The Daily Caller The California state Senate is currently considering a bill that would devolve many of the state’s responsibilities to a state-sponsored charity. The Republican tax plan that passed late last year abolished many deductions, including one that allowed taxpayers to deduct state and local income taxes from their taxable income. The result will be that residents of […]

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Tennessee town’s broadband plan may face difficult hurdles

Tennessee town’s broadband plan may face difficult hurdles

on January 13, 2018, 7:02 AM / in State News

By Johnny Kampis   |   Watchdog.org If Newport, Tennessee, moves forward with its plan to build a broadband network while also upgrading its electrical grid, the project will cost nearly $7,000 per potential customer. Newport Utilities recently announced a contract with nearby Morristown Utilities that would involve running fiber between the two towns, with a goal of signing up customers starting in […]

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Florida House’s AOB reform bill passes, now waits for Senate response

Florida House’s AOB reform bill passes, now waits for Senate response

on January 13, 2018, 6:57 AM / in State News

By John Haughey  |   Watchdog.org The Florida House has moved quickly to adopt a bill that would impose a range of restrictions on assignment of benefits agreements between property owners and contractors. The legislation also eliminates a “one-way” attorney fee provision that has spurred a landslide of lawsuits that insurers say is partially responsible for the state’s skyrocketing homeowners’ insurance […]

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Worst of the worst lawsuits from 2017

on January 13, 2018, 6:50 AM / in National News

The law is a complex thing apparently and each and every year something new shocks us into the reality that something has gone really, really wrong. So our friend Walter Olson has put together his list of real winners of strange cases for 2017. If you have anything to add, keep it to yourself. We don’t wish to make it […]

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Pro-Trump teachers forced to fund Hillary

Pro-Trump teachers forced to fund Hillary

on January 13, 2018, 6:44 AM / in National News

By Jami Lund  |   Freedom Foundation An education professional publication, Education Week, recently completed a national survey to take a political snapshot of America’s educators. Key results show that: 29% consider themselves “Liberal” or “Very Liberal” 27% consider themselves “Conservative” or “Very Conservative” 41% consider themselves Democrats 27% consider themselves Republicans 50% voted for Hillary Clinton 29% voted for Donald Trump 8% did […]

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Democrats Fight Over Language as Immigration Negotiations Head South

Democrats Fight Over Language as Immigration Negotiations Head South

on January 13, 2018, 6:38 AM / in National News

While the White House remains open to an immigration deal with the Republican establishment and Democrats, leaders in the Democratic Party have started fighting over politically correct language. This week, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) attacked a group of Democrat leaders who met with President Trump to discuss a deal on immigration. “The five white guys I call them, you know,” […]

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President Trump had first medical checkup since becoming president

on January 13, 2018, 6:29 AM / in National News

President Donald Trump arrived for his first medical checkup as president at Walter Reed military hospital on Friday, undergoing a physical examination amid suggestions in a recent book and by his detractors that he’s mentally unfit. Trump’s motorcade pulled into the medical facility in Bethesda, Maryland, outside Washington, early Friday afternoon. But what has been a fairly routine exam for previous presidents […]

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Trump Lawyer Reportedly Paid $130,000 To Keep Porn Star Silent, She Denies

on January 13, 2018, 6:25 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Tyler Durden   |    Zerohedge As if the weekend news cycle wasn’t crowded enough already. With “shithole-gate” still dominating the headlines, possibly steering the federal government toward its first shutdown in five years, the Wall Street Journal has picked this weekend to revive a rumor that it first published shortly after the election, and which President Trump’s lawyers have previously denied. The paper […]

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Gates of Paradise

Gates of Paradise

on January 13, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I am the gate; whoever enters through me will be saved.   –  John 10:9 Italian artist Lorenzo Ghiberti (1378–1455) spent years skillfully crafting images of Jesus’ life into the bronze doors of Italy’s Florence Baptistery. These bronze reliefs were so moving that Michelangelo called them the Gates of Paradise. As an artistic treasure, the doors greet visitors with echoes of […]

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January 13th in History

January 13th in History

on January 13, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

January 13 is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 352 days remaining until the end of the year (353 in leap years). It is sometimes celebrated as New Year’s Eve (at least in the 20th & 21st centuries) by ethnic groups and religious orders still using the thirteen-days-adrift Julian calendar (Old New Year). Holidays […]

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