Archive for February 13th, 2018

It’s Snowing

It’s Snowing

on February 13, 2018, 8:29 AM / in Bedtime Stories

It’s been snowing all night.  So the morning goes like this: 8:00 I made a snowman. 8:10 A feminist passed by and asked me why I didn’t make a snow woman. 8:15 So, I made a snow woman. 8:17 The nanny of the neighbors complained about the snow woman’s voluptuous chest. 8:20 The gay couple living nearby grumbled that it could […]

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Is US Being Sucked Into Syria’s War?

Is US Being Sucked Into Syria’s War?

on February 13, 2018, 8:17 AM / in Opinion

Candidate Donald Trump may have promised to extricate us from Middle East wars, once ISIS and al-Qaida were routed, yet events and people seem to be conspiring to keep us endlessly enmeshed. Friday night, a drone, apparently modeled on a U.S. drone that fell into Iran’s hands, intruded briefly into Israeli airspace over the Golan Heights, and was shot down […]

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Trump budget seeks savings through ObamaCare repeal

on February 13, 2018, 8:15 AM / in National News

The White House budget for fiscal 2019 seeks major savings by repealing ObamaCare and endorses a Senate GOP bill as the best way to do so. “The Budget supports a two-part approach to repealing and replacing Obamacare, starting with enactment of legislation modeled closely after the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson (GCHJ) bill as soon as possible,” the White House said in its budget […]

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The President’s Budget – Some points worth watching

on February 13, 2018, 8:14 AM / in National News

President Trump released his fiscal 2019 budget this afternoon. While lawmakers usually ignore much (if not all) of any president’s budget, it’s a useful guide to a White House’s priorities and how it wants taxpayer money spent — especially in an election year. Plus, it gives policy reporters lots to write about, and intrepid readers plenty to read about. Here’s what’s […]

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Trump’s Education Department will no longer accept LGBT student bathroom complaints: report

Trump’s Education Department will no longer accept LGBT student bathroom complaints: report

on February 13, 2018, 8:12 AM / in National News

  By Doug Mainwaring WASHINGTON D.C., (LifeSiteNews) – The Trump Administration’s Education Department told a news agency that it will no longer investigate or take action on complaints filed by transgender students who say they are being discriminated against by being told to use bathrooms corresponding to their biological gender. Reports BuzzFeed: For the past three weeks, BuzzFeed News called and emailed Education […]

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Remember this name: Bill Preistap. Peter Strzok’s boss. Word on the street is he has flipped and is singing like a canary to investigators

Remember this name: Bill Preistap. Peter Strzok’s boss. Word on the street is he has flipped and is singing like a canary to investigators

on February 13, 2018, 8:10 AM / in National News

Powder Whig Society  A new name in the greatest criminal conspiracy in the history of American politics, namely the conspiracy by liberal Democrats to frame and destroy President Trump with the 35-page lie we now know as the Trump dossier, is now being mentioned, but investigators want to keep his name as hush-hush as possible, obviously for his own protection […]

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Deep State-Fake News Marriage: CIA, NSA, FBI Operatives Join Media In Droves

Deep State-Fake News Marriage: CIA, NSA, FBI Operatives Join Media In Droves

on February 13, 2018, 7:50 AM / in National News, Opinion

Josh Campbell, James Clapper, John Brennan, Michael Hayden, Phillip Mudd, Clint Watts, et al: As President Trump tries to drain the DOJ-FBI-Intel swamp, the political swamp creatures are taking refuge in the “mainstream” media, where they are joining “the growing chorus” against Trump. Written by  William F. Jasper “I am reluctantly turning in my badge and leaving an organization I love,” […]

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John James For The United States Senate, ILL

John James For The United States Senate, ILL

on February 13, 2018, 7:47 AM / in Announcements

Each election, we search for conservative outsiders who can compete with and defeat establishment candidates if they have adequate resources. This year, JOHN JAMES (R-MI) just maybe one of those candidates. He’s never run for office, but he has all of the characteristics we look for in a candidate – he’s a true conservative, he has grassroots support, and he might win […]

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A Democratic Wave in November? … Not So Fast!

A Democratic Wave in November? … Not So Fast!

on February 13, 2018, 7:32 AM / in National News, Opinion

Any journalist warning us in February that the November midterm elections are going to be “very, very problematic” for us is simply wishful thinking. By Elizabeth Vaughn  |   Freedom Outpost Democrats continue to warn about the tsunami that will crush the GOP in November’s midterm elections. They believe they will regain control of both the Senate and the House. Generic […]

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Victim dies from Jan. 28 shooting on N. Highland; Braxton Taylor in custody and anticipated to face homicide charge

Victim dies from Jan. 28 shooting on N. Highland; Braxton Taylor in custody and anticipated to face homicide charge

on February 13, 2018, 7:16 AM / in Local News

Victim dies from Jan. 28 shooting; Suspect anticipated to face homicide charge Braxton Taylor, who is in custody at the Madison County Jail, is expected to face a homicide charge for the shooting death of Daithan Cobb. On Jan. 28 around 3 p.m., Jackson police responded to a shooting in the 1000 block of N. Highland Avenue. Daithan Cobb, 20, […]

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New Course from Hillsdale College “The Father of American Literature”

New Course from Hillsdale College “The Father of American Literature”

on February 13, 2018, 7:11 AM / in Announcements

“Mark Twain: Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, and Selected Short Stories.” Mark Twain—penname of Samuel Clemens (1835-1910)—has been called the father of American literature. Of Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Ernest Hemingway said, “All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn.” Twain’s realist fiction reveals timeless truths about human nature and encourages reform in […]

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What the Left Thinks About Brand Leaving

on February 13, 2018, 7:07 AM / in Opinion

From the Pen [theteam@activist137.peaceteam.net] Of all the ominous developments this week, none is more so that the sudden, unplanned, planned departure of Rachel Brand as Associate Attorney General from the Justice Department, who would have been next in line after Rod Rosenstein to get an order from Trump to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller. It reminds us of a mandatory evacuation […]

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Seaman Attacks Opponent over Helping Armless/Legless Child (Yes, You Read that Right)

Seaman Attacks Opponent over Helping Armless/Legless Child (Yes, You Read that Right)

on February 13, 2018, 7:01 AM / in Opinion, State News

I’ll get to Jermel Smith in a minute, but first… Republican candidate Victoria Seaman’s abrasive, belligerent, often obnoxious, split-personality is becoming a major issue in her race for Nevada’s 3rd congressional district, calling into question whether she has the temperament to be an effective elected representative. Yes, she does have a sugar-and-spice side in public.  And this is the only […]

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Top Justice Department official Brand quit partly over fear she might be asked to oversee Russia probe

Top Justice Department official Brand quit partly over fear she might be asked to oversee Russia probe

on February 13, 2018, 6:41 AM / in National News

by JULIA AINSLEY Editor’s Note: We are not sure we buy this story by NBC News especially since she, personally has not said a word to NBC. If she was unhappy or concerned she might be next in being asked to leave (speculation on our part), then she should know that all that she could do is all she could do. […]

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Trump’s $1.5T infrastructure plan

Trump’s $1.5T infrastructure plan

on February 13, 2018, 6:26 AM / in National News

The White House on Monday released President Trump‘s long-awaited $1.5 trillion infrastructure package. The plan, aimed at overhauling U.S. public works, is structured around four goals: generating $1.5 trillion for an infrastructure proposal, streamlining the permitting process down to two years, investing in rural infrastructure projects and advancing workforce training. Read President Trump’s infrastructure plan by kballuck1 on Scribd

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“Men have forgotten God; that’s why all this has happened.”

“Men have forgotten God; that’s why all this has happened.”

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

In 1570, Ivan the Terrible attacked Novgorod, which had been for centuries a successful Russian Republic on the Baltic Sea. Ivan’s first command was to subjugate the church. He stripped cathedrals and monasteries of their valuables; put priests and deacons in shackles and flogged them til they paid a ransom; and he ordered some 500 clergymen beaten to death. Ivan […]

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Ice Flowers

Ice Flowers

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

There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit distributes them.  1 Corinthians 12:4 Fifteen-year-old Wilson Bentley was captivated by the intricate beauty of snowflakes. He looked with fascination through an old microscope his mother had given him and made hundreds of sketches of their remarkable designs, but they melted too quickly to adequately capture their detail. Several years […]

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February 13th in History

February 13th in History

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

February 13 is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 321 days remaining until the end of the year (322 in leap years). Holidays Children’s Day (Myanmar) Christian feast day: Absalom Jones (Episcopal Church (USA)) Beatrice of Ornacieux Castor of Karden Catherine of Ricci Ermenilda of Ely Fulcran Polyeuctus (Roman Catholic Church) February 13 (Eastern […]

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Quote for Today February 13th

Quote for Today February 13th

on February 13, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.” Winston Churchill Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, DL, FRS, RA (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Widely regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders of […]

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American Minute with Bill Federer February 13th

American Minute with Bill Federer February 13th

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

“Man has forgotten God, that is why this has happened” was Russian author Alexander Solzhenitsyn’s response when questioned about the decline of modern culture. Solzhenitsyn continued: “Over a half century ago, while I was still a child, I recall hearing a number of old people offer the following explanation for the great disasters that had befallen Russia: ‘Men have forgotten […]

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