Archive for April 3rd, 2018

How Trump’s Presidency Will Be Judged

How Trump’s Presidency Will Be Judged

on April 3, 2018, 8:43 AM / in Opinion

On many issues — naming Scalia-like judges and backing Reagan-like tax cuts — President Trump is a conventional Republican. Where he was exceptional in 2016, where he stood out starkly from his GOP rivals, where he won decisive states like Pennsylvania, was on his uniquely Trumpian agenda to put America and Americans first — from which the Bush Republicans recoiled. […]

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Master Sgt Jonathan Dunbar Dies in Combat

on April 3, 2018, 8:41 AM / in International News

As President Trump weighs withdrawing from Syria, the U.S. military is mourning the second U.S. service member to be killed in combat there since troops first deployed in 2015. On Monday, the Pentagon revealed the soldier, Master Sgt. Jonathan J. Dunbar, was part of a “kill or capture” mission against an unnamed Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) leader. Dunbar was […]

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8 Ways To Safeguard Your Family Against Ticks

on April 3, 2018, 8:37 AM / in National News

by Wendy LaFever  \ NRA Family It’s springtime, which means that all across the country, people are heading into the outdoors to enjoy the sunshine and greenery. Unfortunately, so are the ticks. In our recent article, we described the types of ticks that transmit disease nationwide, and where they can be found. Now, let’s talk about all the ways you […]

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Esty announced she would not run again

on April 3, 2018, 8:28 AM / in National News, State News

Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-Conn.) announced Monday that she would not run for re-election in the fall midterms. The news came after reports revealing Esty had kept then-chief of staff Tony Baker on the payroll for months after another former staffer, Anna Kain, accused him of threatening and harassing her. “It is one of the greatest honors of my life that […]

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Trump Congratulates Egyptian President Sissi on win

Trump Congratulates Egyptian President Sissi on win

on April 3, 2018, 8:24 AM / in International News

President Trump congratulated Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi on his overwhelming victory in an election outside observers dismissed as a sham. The White House said Monday that Trump and Sissi “affirmed the strategic partnership between the United States and Egypt, and noted that they look forward to advancing this partnership and addressing common challenges.” The statement reaffirmed Trump’s aim to improve […]

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Villanova Wins National Title

Villanova Wins National Title

on April 3, 2018, 8:17 AM / in Basketball

Villanova blew out Michigan 79-62 to win its second NCAA men’s basketball championship in three years on Monday night. Villanova’s sixth man, sophomore guard Donte DiVincenzo, gave the Wildcats a scoring boost with an 18-point barrage in the first half. He finished with a career-high 31 points, a title-game record, after averaging 13 points on the season. When Michigan threatened […]

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EPA Moves to Turn Back Obama Era Fuel Requirements

on April 3, 2018, 8:10 AM / in National News

President Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency on Monday officially started the process of reversing tighter Obama-era automobile fuel-efficiency standards. The EPA is calling for easing standards aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions in 2022 to 2025 model year cars and light trucks. The Obama administration imposed the standards in 2012, but the EPA said Monday that they are “not appropriate and […]

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April 3rd in History

April 3rd in History

on April 3, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

April 3 is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 272 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Friday or Sunday (58 in 400 years each) than on Wednesday or Thursday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a […]

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Quote for Today

Quote for Today

on April 3, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

”Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.” —Abraham Lincoln

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The Blacksmith and the King

The Blacksmith and the King

on April 3, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters.  Colossians 3:23 In 1878, when Scotsman Alexander Mackay arrived in what is now Uganda to serve as a missionary, he first set up a blacksmith forge among a tribe ruled by King Mutesa. Villagers gathered around this stranger who worked with […]

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How to Explain GOD

How to Explain GOD

on April 3, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories, Religion

It was written by an 8-year-old, Danny Dutton of Chula Vista, CA, for his third-grade homework assignment.  The assignment was to explain God.  Wonder if any of us could do as well?” EXPLAIN GOD……. One of God’s main jobs is making people.  He makes them to replace the ones that die, so there will be enough people to take care of […]

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Why Me Lord?

Why Me Lord?

on April 3, 2018, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

I had wondered as a young man, as to why should I should suffer disappointment, or sorrow, or tribulation? What have I done that God should send me these trials? Was He displeased with me? I am positive all have these questions. Each day, I learn of someone’s neighbors wife or husband or child has the same cancer that my mother in […]

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