Archive for February 9th, 2018

Deal with 49ers makes QB Jimmy Garoppolo NFL’s highest-paid player

Deal with 49ers makes QB Jimmy Garoppolo NFL’s highest-paid player

on February 9, 2018, 7:44 AM / in Football

San Francisco 49ers’ quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo on Thursday reportedly signed a five-year, $137.5 million contract extension, becoming the highest-paid player in professional football. Garoppolo received $90 million guaranteed in the first three years, the biggest three-year paycheck in NFL history. The deal is all the more noteworthy because Garoppolo, 26, has just seven NFL starts under his belt. He spent […]

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Family says Weinstein scandal publicity led to Hollywood producer’s suicide

Family says Weinstein scandal publicity led to Hollywood producer’s suicide

on February 9, 2018, 7:35 AM / in National News

  Jill Messick, a veteran studio executive, producer, and former manager of Rose McGowan, committed suicide after being caught in a high-profile feud between McGowan and Harvey Weinstein, her family confirmed Thursday. She was 50. In a blistering statement, Messick’s family said she had struggled with depression for years and was “broken” by being associated in news reports with McGowan’s […]

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Appeals court denies 47 Russians’ requests to lift Olympic bans

on February 9, 2018, 7:25 AM / in International News

The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Friday denied the appeals of 47 Russian athletes and coaches barred from the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, hours before the opening ceremony. The athletes had asked to be invited to participate in the games even though they were not on the list of 168 Russians allowed to participate after being cleared of suspicion in […]

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Mattis: DREAMers in military won’t be deported

Mattis: DREAMers in military won’t be deported

on February 9, 2018, 7:24 AM / in National News

Defense Secretary James Mattis said Thursday that the U.S. would not deport undocumented immigrants serving in the military after being brought to the U.S. as children. Mattis said he confirmed with Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen that DREAMers will not be subject to deportation proceedings if they are on active duty, in the active reserves, or enlisted and waiting to […]

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Pyeongchang Winter Olympics opening ceremony spotlights historic North Korean visit

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics opening ceremony spotlights historic North Korean visit

on February 9, 2018, 7:22 AM / in International News

The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics officially kicked off Friday, with fans braving extreme cold to attend the opening ceremony. North Korea and South Korea were marching under one flag, setting aside recently rising tensions for what Seoul is billing as Games dedicated to peace. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s sister and close confidant, Kim Yo Jong, shook hands with South […]

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Dow makes second 1,000-point plunge of the week

on February 9, 2018, 7:20 AM / in National News

The Dow Jones industrial average plunged by 1,033 points on Thursday, its second four-digit drop this week. The 4.1 percent drop, along with Monday’s 1,175-point dive, erased the blue-chip index’s 2018 gains. The Monday and Thursday declines were the Dow’s only two 1,000-plus-point one-day losses ever. The S&P 500 fell by 3.75 percent Thursday as investors worried rising economic growth […]

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Texts Reveal What Democrats Say About Southerners Behind Closed Doors

on February 9, 2018, 7:19 AM / in Opinion, State News

BY CILLIAN ZEAL  |   Conservative Tribune There have been plenty of wonderful Easter eggs for conservatives inside the text messages between FBI agent Peter Strzok and his lover Lisa Page, a bureau lawyer. It’s like the gift that keeps on giving, if you believe conflict of interest to be a gift. In the latest round of SMSes from America’s two favorite […]

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US Army Now Holding Drills With Ground Robots That Shoot

US Army Now Holding Drills With Ground Robots That Shoot

on February 9, 2018, 7:11 AM / in National News

BY PATRICK TUCKER    |    Defense One Last year saw a historic first: an exercise in which an unmanned vehicle provided live covering fire for American troops. In a historic first, the Army conducted a live fire exercise with a remote-controlled ground combat vehicle armed with a .50-caliber machine gun. It plans to conduct more exercises with more heavily […]

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Oklahoma Democrats want Christian Business Owners to Wear a Scarlet Letter

Oklahoma Democrats want Christian Business Owners to Wear a Scarlet Letter

on February 9, 2018, 7:04 AM / in State News

Written by Onan Coca  |    Eagle Rising Democrats legislators in Oklahoma are tired of all this religious liberty talk, and they’re ready to fight against the 1st Amendment. Democrat state Rep. Emily Virgin believes that Christian businesses should be forced to post a public notice that they will be discriminating against homosexuals, if those businesses are to be allowed to claim […]

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22-Year-Old Teacher Charged With Sexual Assault For Sex With 18-Year-Old Student

22-Year-Old Teacher Charged With Sexual Assault For Sex With 18-Year-Old Student

on February 9, 2018, 7:00 AM / in State News

The Daily Wire A 22-year-old former student teacher and track coach at a Connecticut high school has been charged with sexual assault for having intercourse and oral sex with an 18-year-old student. Tayler Ivy Boncal met the student in question while she was student teaching at Conard High School in West Hartford; the 18-year-old was in some of her classes. […]

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TOP DOG “METOO” LEGISLATOR CHARGED WITH BEING A HYPOCRITE

on February 9, 2018, 6:52 AM / in National News, State News

This stuff generally comes around to haunt us. CALIFORNIA ASSEMBLYWOMAN CRISTINA GARCIA, WHO IS A HIGH PROFILE “ME TOO” ADVOCATE WHO GRACED THE COVER OF TIME MAGAZINE’S COVER IN ANNOUNCING THE “SILENCE BREAKERS” AS PERSONS OF THE YEAR HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH SEXUALLY HARASSING A MALE STAFFER. by Stephan Hale   |   Steadfast and Loyal Not only is she alleged to […]

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CHINESE TANKER BUSTED WITH “TONS” OF AMERICAN BODY PARTS IN IT’S HOLD

on February 9, 2018, 6:46 AM / in International News, National News

By STEVEN AHLE   |   Steadfast and Loyal HOLY PLANNED PARENTHOOD, BATMAN. BODY BROKERS ARE USING CHINESE TRANSPORTATION TO MOVE BODY PARTS OF AMERICANS ALL AROUND THE WORLD. ONE RECENT SHIPMENT CONTAINED 3 TONS OF BODY PARTS VALUED AT $67,204 IN A CONTAINER THAT WAS KEPT AT 5 DEGREES TO KEEP THE PARTS FROM SPOILING. The families of the deceased didn’t realize that […]

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Souls of Envy, Hearts of Hate: The Ideology of Leftist Social Liberal Democrats

Souls of Envy, Hearts of Hate: The Ideology of Leftist Social Liberal Democrats

on February 9, 2018, 6:35 AM / in Opinion

By Dustin Koellhoffer  |  iPatriot Liberal ideology: You’re damned if you do and damned if you don’t, guilty until proven innocent, and to blame for liberal’s failures.  Liberalism is born of ignorance and bred on immorality.  The Left approves of lying, cheating, stealing, and killing in the name of advancing their agenda which is anti-Christian and anti-American.  Their first and last […]

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URGENT ACTION: Stand firm for HB 444!

URGENT ACTION: Stand firm for HB 444!

on February 9, 2018, 6:27 AM / in Announcements

Tell Your Rep. to Support HB 444, Not a Compromise!  Urge your state representative, Rep. Johnny Shaw (D), to support HB 444, and not a compromise bill! Don’t let ID lawmakers “Squish” on Stand Your Ground Idaho not New York. In New York, a drug addict can mug you on the subway.  And, if you have the temerity to try […]

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House, Senate pass massive budget increase; vote to end gov’t shutdown

House, Senate pass massive budget increase; vote to end gov’t shutdown

on February 9, 2018, 6:08 AM / in National News

By Stephen Dinan and David Sherfinski – The Washington Times The House approved a stopgap bill early Friday to keep the government open and to boost spending by about $300 billion over the next two years, acting swiftly after the Senate voted hours earlier to ensure that the government shutdown that began at midnight would be short-lived. The House voted 240-186 to keep the […]

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Congress votes to reopen government, passes massive budget deal

on February 9, 2018, 6:05 AM / in National News

(CNN)Congress approved a major budget deal early Friday morning, ending a brief government shutdown overnight and sending the measure to the President for his signature. The House of Representatives voted 240-186. The GOP-controlled chamber needed help from House Democrats to clear the bill, and 73 Democratic members gave it. Sixty-seven House Republicans voted against the plan. The colossal bill, which […]

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There is no lawful role for the federal government in education

There is no lawful role for the federal government in education

on February 9, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, National News, State News

The General Education Provisions Act of 1965: No provision of any applicable program shall be construed to authorize any department, agency, officer, or employee of the United States to exercise any direction, supervision, or control over the curriculum, program of instruction, administration, or personnel of any educational institution, school, or school system, or over the selection of library resources, textbooks, […]

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American Minute  “Morally Straight” to “Transgendered”   – The Boy Scouts’ long journey

American Minute “Morally Straight” to “Transgendered” – The Boy Scouts’ long journey

on February 9, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

Baden-Powell began the Boy Scout movement in England in 1908, and two years later, the Boys Scouts of America was incorporated, FEBRUARY 8, 1910. Robert Baden-Powell was educated at Charterhouse, London, and joined the English hussars in 1876. As a soldier for in British Empire, which was the largest empire in world history, Robert Baden-Powell served in India, Afghanistan, and […]

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February 9th in  History

February 9th in History

on February 9, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

February 9 is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 325 days remaining until the end of the year (326 in leap years). Holidays Christian Feast Day: Anne Catherine Emmerich Ansbert of Rouen Apollonia Maron (Lebanon) Teilo (Wales) February 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Earliest day on which Clean Monday can fall, while March 15 is […]

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Secret Menu

Secret Menu

on February 9, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I have food to eat that you know nothing about.  John 4:32 Meat Mountain is a super-sandwich layered with six kinds of meat. Stacked with chicken tenders, three strips of bacon, two cheeses, and much more, it looks like it should be a restaurant’s featured item. But Meat Mountain isn’t on any restaurant’s published menu. The sandwich represents a trend […]

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