Archive for February 14th, 2018

What is Happening Today In Washington

What is Happening Today In Washington

on February 14, 2018, 8:31 AM / in National News

Pacific Command commander Adm. Harry Harris will testify before the House Armed Services Committee at 10 a.m. at the Rayburn House Office Building, room 2118. http://bit.ly/2ERW5iS The House Foreign Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on modernizing food aid with testimony from former officials and outside experts at 10 a.m. at Rayburn 2172. http://bit.ly/2ER5dEk A House Foreign Affairs subcommittee will hold a hearing on the administration’s […]

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$69M TO REPLACE TOP-SECRET DETAINEE SECTION AT GITMO

on February 14, 2018, 8:27 AM / in National News

The Pentagon is requesting $69 million to replace the top-secret portion of the Guantanamo Bay detention facility that houses 15 “high-value” detainees, including the alleged mastermind behind the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The request, first reported Tuesday by the Miami Herald, was part of the Pentagon’s overall $686 billion budget request for fiscal 2019, which was released Monday. “Existing facilities have far exceeded their service life […]

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MATTIS: NO AGREEMENT ON WHAT TO DO WITH CAPTURED ISIS FIGHTERS

on February 14, 2018, 8:25 AM / in International News, National News

Members of the U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) did not agree Tuesday on what to do with captured foreign fighters, Defense Secretary James Mattis said. Speaking to reporters after a closed-door coalition meeting in Rome, Mattis said the issue was “not resolved in a final way,” but that individual countries must take responsibility for ISIS fighters that hail from […]

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TILLERSON RAISES ALARM AT MEETING OF ANTI-ISIS COALITION

TILLERSON RAISES ALARM AT MEETING OF ANTI-ISIS COALITION

on February 14, 2018, 8:23 AM / in National News

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sought on Tuesday to refocus the U.S.-led coalition charged with fighting the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group on its mission amid a series of confrontations in the region. “The end of major combat operations does not mean we have achieved the enduring defeat of ISIS,” Tillerson said at a meeting of coalition members in Kuwait. “ISIS remains […]

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US drone destroys Russian-made tank in Syria in ‘self-defense,’ officials say

US drone destroys Russian-made tank in Syria in ‘self-defense,’ officials say

on February 14, 2018, 8:22 AM / in International News, National News

A U.S. drone, acting in self-defense, destroyed a Russian-made T-72 tank in eastern Syria over the weekend, the head of U.S. Air Forces Central Command told reporters Tuesday. News reports indicate that three people inside the tank were killed. Air Force Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian said U.S. forces for several hours used drones and B-52 bombers to strike fighters after they came under […]

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My Ancestors

My Ancestors

on February 14, 2018, 8:17 AM / in People

Special Thanks to Judy

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Cruz Lone Vote Against Senate Immigration Reform: Here’s Why

on February 14, 2018, 7:28 AM / in National News, Opinion

Sen. Cruz has his faults, just as everyone else.  However, he recognized the problem with taking this issue to the Senate floor for debate under McConnell’s leadership.  Unfortunately, other Republicans are thrilled to engage in “failure theater” in order to parade in front of the cameras to engage in a “pity party” crying “we tried, but couldn’t get it accomplished […]

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The top 12 porn-peddling mainstream companies that facilitate sexual exploitation

on February 14, 2018, 7:25 AM / in National News

Below is the full 2018 “dirty dozen” list with the NCOSE’s reasoning for selecting each entity: Amazon: Amazon. com, the world’s largest online retailer, facilitates the sale of materials that sexualize children and normalize the dehumanization and sexual commodification of women. Such products include eroticized child nudity photography books, sex dolls (many with childlike features,) and books with “how to” […]

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Walgreens follows Target in allowing men who say they are ‘women’ into women’s bathrooms

Walgreens follows Target in allowing men who say they are ‘women’ into women’s bathrooms

on February 14, 2018, 7:22 AM / in National News

LOOKS Like We will be changing pharmacy’s………… DEERFIELD, Illinois,  (LifeSiteNews) – Walgreens has adopted a transgender bathroom policy that allows men in the women’s toilets and vice versa, despite that same policy creating a public relations disaster and financial free fall for Target Corporation. As of November 2017, Walgreens’ 8,100 stores welcome “all individuals…to use restroom facilities that correspond to the individual’s […]

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Male elementary school principal comes out as ‘female,’ tells parents what to say to kids

Male elementary school principal comes out as ‘female,’ tells parents what to say to kids

on February 14, 2018, 7:20 AM / in State News

SWAMPSCOTT, Massachusetts,  (LifeSiteNews) – A 52-year-old Elementary school principal announced to his school community that he is a ‘woman’ and will begin dressing up as a female in school. Stanley School Principal Tom Daniels wrote students, parents, teachers, and administrators on February 6, telling them that he will be using the name “Shannon.” He stated his preferred pronouns. “I can now say […]

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Taxpayers Shell Out $175K for Brave Cop Fired by Dept. for Refusing to Kill a Man

on February 14, 2018, 7:13 AM / in State News

Weirton, WV — As TFTP reported last year, former Weirton police officer Stephen Mader sued the city after he was fired for not killing a suicidal man who needed help. It was reported this week that Mader will be receiving $175,000 in a settlement as a result of his unnecessary firing. “At the end of the day, I’m happy to put this […]

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Remington Preparing to Declare Bankruptcy

Remington Preparing to Declare Bankruptcy

on February 14, 2018, 6:54 AM / in National News

by Paul-Martin Foss Iconic American firearms manufacturer Remington is planning to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. It’s a move that wasn’t unanticipated but that could still reverberate throughout the firearms and outdoors industry. The company is officially known as Remington Outdoor Company and was formerly known as Freedom Group. In its current makeup the company is a creation of its owner, private equity fund […]

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Thank Trump for Pulling U.S. Out of UN Migration Compact

on February 14, 2018, 6:51 AM / in Announcements, Opinion

The positive fallout from the defeat of Democrat Hillary Clinton in 2016 and the 2017 departure of Barack Obama from the White House continues. Keeping alive President Trump’s pledge to “make America great again,” the Trump administration recently pulled the United States out of a dangerous UN immigration pact. If trade agreements, military alliances, summit meetings, and other international ties […]

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FBI director contradicts White House on Porter investigation

FBI director contradicts White House on Porter investigation

on February 14, 2018, 6:48 AM / in National News

FBI Director Chris Wray on Tuesday contradicted the White House’s account of former staff secretary Rob Porter’s background investigation, revealing the bureau had finished its report long before Porter was fired last week over allegations of domestic abuse. Wray told the Senate intelligence committee the FBI had finished its full report in late July, responded to a White House request […]

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Obama’s Presidential Center facing environmental impact lawsuit

Obama’s Presidential Center facing environmental impact lawsuit

on February 14, 2018, 6:46 AM / in Opinion

Obama wants to keep everything about his life (his REAL LIFE not the Media presented cover) under lock and key so he has to refuse any government oversight of this monstrosity he calls a presidential lie bury. Jackie Juntti WGEN  idzrus@earthlink.net When I visited the Richard M. Nixon and Ronald Reagan Presidential Libraries during the Christmas season of 2016, I […]

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Six Tennessee ag businesses awarded grants from state

on February 14, 2018, 6:43 AM / in State News

The Tennessee Dept. of Agriculture has recognized the first round of recipients of grants aimed at supporting rural agricultural programs in the Volunteer State. The grants from the Agricultural Enterprise Fund (AEF) are part of a plan to facilitate job creation, economic development and agricultural development in rural Tennessee, the agency said in a news release. AND THE WINNERS ARE […]

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Refugees cost taxpayers billions to remain in U.S.

Refugees cost taxpayers billions to remain in U.S.

on February 14, 2018, 6:40 AM / in National News

An immigration watchdog says American taxpayers would save millions of dollars a year if refugees are resettled closer to home rather than brought to the United States. Federation for American Immigration Reform or FAIR has released a new study that suggests refugees and asylum seekers in the U.S. cost federal taxpayers a whopping $1.8 billion per year and $8.8 billion over […]

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FDR’S ‘NEW DEAL’ SOCIAL SECURITY ACT JUST THAT

FDR’S ‘NEW DEAL’ SOCIAL SECURITY ACT JUST THAT

on February 14, 2018, 6:36 AM / in History, News, Opinion

My SS card still states  NOT TO BE USED FOR IDENTIFICATION. I got my first SS # the summer of 1954 so I could get a job and then when I got married I applied for the change to include my married name in 1956.  I still have that original card and I just now checked it to be sure […]

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Did State Farm Buy a Judge? Racketeering Lawsuit Heading to Trial After Federal Court Refuses to Dismiss Case

Did State Farm Buy a Judge? Racketeering Lawsuit Heading to Trial After Federal Court Refuses to Dismiss Case

on February 14, 2018, 6:34 AM / in National News

By Josh Cable, SENIOR EDITOR  |   Body Shop Business A federal judge has denied State Farm’s motion to toss a class-action lawsuit claiming that the insurance carrier secretly bankrolled the 2004 election campaign of Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier in hopes that he would overturn the $1.05 billion Avery vs. State Farm judgment. Nine months after Karmeier was elected, he cast the […]

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38-year-old firefighter dies in Lawrenceburg blaze

38-year-old firefighter dies in Lawrenceburg blaze

on February 14, 2018, 6:27 AM / in People, State News

LAWRENCEBURG — A Lawrenceburg firefighter, whose wife is expecting their fourth child in less than a month, died Mondaynight after battling a house fire, Fire Chief Jay Moore said Tuesday. Jason Dickey, 38, was one of four Lawrenceburg firefighters inside a home at 512 Hood Lakes Road when the roof collapsed around 8 p.m., Moore said. All four were evacuated and taken […]

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