Archive for April 13th, 2018

Cory Booker really wants to know how Mike Pompeo feels about gay sex

Cory Booker really wants to know how Mike Pompeo feels about gay sex

on April 13, 2018, 9:40 AM / in National News, Opinion

by Philip Wegmann  |   Washington Examiner If confirmed, CIA Director Mike Pompeo will become the next secretary of state, a position that comes with the responsibility to advise the president on foreign policy, negotiate with foreign powers, and generally conduct U.S. foreign affairs. Pompeo will have to deal with a nuclear North Korea, an aggressive China, and an increasingly meddlesome Russia. […]

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Dear America: Here’s A Republican Civil Rights Hero Your Kids Will Never Hear About

Dear America: Here’s A Republican Civil Rights Hero Your Kids Will Never Hear About

on April 13, 2018, 9:26 AM / in History

This lady was a great civil rights leader and every American should know who she is. Ida B. Wells was an abolitionist, an activist, a journalist, an equal rights feminist, and a proponent of equal rights for African Americans. She was one of the founding members of the NAACP and a leader in the anti-lynching campaign. She was also a […]

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War & More War…Who Benefits?

on April 13, 2018, 9:13 AM / in Opinion

My gut has been wrenching for the last 24 hours. Mr. President, where is the proof? Mr. President, why are we in Syria at all and threatening Russia? A decade ago the U.S. government, media, etc. stated for months that the Assad government had attacked its own people with deadly gas and 1 ½ year later proved to be a […]

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DON’T RENT DUNKIRK

on April 13, 2018, 9:12 AM / in Opinion

I have netflix and I see a few real dogs from time-to-time, but considering all the hoopla given just released movie, “Dunkirk”, I was so appalled at that low-budget POS that I felt the need to warn everyone NOT to see it. The actual story of Dunkirk was a true miracle, but the movie that was just released doesn’t depict […]

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Marxists & Jihadis Assault Truth in Des Moines & America’s Heartland

Marxists & Jihadis Assault Truth in Des Moines & America’s Heartland

on April 13, 2018, 9:06 AM / in National News, State News

When hotels in Green Bay and Milwaukee cancelled Worldview Weekend events – which included Understanding the Threat’s President John Guandolo – the entire war for liberty and the soul of our Republic was on full display in America’s heartland. The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), a corrupt Marxist organization working daily with Hamas in the United States doing business as […]

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MOM BASHED AFTER CHILD EATS PEANUT BUTTER IN SHOPPING CART

MOM BASHED AFTER CHILD EATS PEANUT BUTTER IN SHOPPING CART

on April 13, 2018, 8:59 AM / in National News, Opinion

‘There’s so much wrong with this it needs to be fake’ Adan Salazar | Infowars.com  A mom was branded ignorant after she admitted her 4-year-old daughter ate peanut butter while riding inside a shopping cart. The mother claimed she was stopped at a local Target by another shopper and lectured about peanut allergies. “Has it become unacceptable to eat peanut butter […]

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TRUMP NOMINATES 1ST AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMAN TO BE MARINE BRIGADIER GENERAL

TRUMP NOMINATES 1ST AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMAN TO BE MARINE BRIGADIER GENERAL

on April 13, 2018, 8:57 AM / in National News

A historic nomination… Secretary of Defense James Mattis announced a historic nomination from the president on Tuesday. If confirmed, Marine Corps Col. Lorna M. Mahlock will be the first African-American female to serve as brigadier general, according to the Marine Corps office of public affairs. Right now, Mahlock is the deputy director of operations, plans, policies and operations directorate at […]

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Cosby accuser to take stand in sexual assault trial

Cosby accuser to take stand in sexual assault trial

on April 13, 2018, 8:55 AM / in National News

Andrea Constand, the accuser in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial, is set to take the stand on Friday. Constand’s testimony marks a final showdown in a trial that already has featured testimony from five other women who described Cosby, once revered as a model TV sitcom dad, as a serial rapist who abused them. Constand says Cosby drugged and molested […]

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Trump orders Postal Service review after saying Amazon should pay more

Trump orders Postal Service review after saying Amazon should pay more

on April 13, 2018, 8:53 AM / in National News

President Trump on Thursday ordered a review of the U.S. Postal Service’s finances, which he has claimed are being ruined by a money-losing deal to deliver packages for Amazon. Trump created a task force to look into the Postal Service’s “unsustainable financial path.” Trump does not mention specific companies in the order, but he has claimed that the service loses […]

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Trump allies fear FBI seized conversations taped by Michael Cohen

on April 13, 2018, 8:52 AM / in National News

President Trump’s personal lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen is known to have taped conversations with associates, and Trump allies worry FBI agents might have seized the audio files in their raids of Cohen’s home, office, and hotel room on Monday, The Washington Post reports. Cohen had no formal role in Trump’s presidential campaign, but he secretly recorded people in order […]

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Trump eases Syria threats as chemical weapons inspectors are sent in

Trump eases Syria threats as chemical weapons inspectors are sent in

on April 13, 2018, 8:50 AM / in International News, National News

President Trump on Thursday appeared to dial back his threat to launch airstrikes against the Syrian military, a day after warning that missiles “will be coming, nice and new and ‘smart!’” The White House has been debating its response to a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria last weekend that left dozens dead. Trump said Thursday that he “never said […]

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Critics grill secretary of state nominee Pompeo at confirmation hearing

Critics grill secretary of state nominee Pompeo at confirmation hearing

on April 13, 2018, 8:49 AM / in National News

CIA Director Mike Pompeo, President Trump’s nominee for secretary of state, said Thursday in his confirmation hearing that Trump had never asked him to “interfere” in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election meddling. Democrats and Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) grilled Pompeo on his views on the executive branch’s authority to send the military to conflict zones, forcing Pompeo […]

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Comey calls Trump a liar in soon-to-be-released book

Comey calls Trump a liar in soon-to-be-released book

on April 13, 2018, 8:48 AM / in National News

Former FBI Director James Comey, who was fired by President Trump last year, brutally criticizes Trump in his new book, A Higher Loyalty, likening him to a “mob boss” who lies “about all things, large and small.” In the book, due to be released next week, Comey writes that Trump once asked him to investigate the dossier compiled by ex-spy […]

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Madison County Primary Elections For May 1st 2018

on April 13, 2018, 8:45 AM / in Local News, State News
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MADISON COUNTY 2018 ELECTION SCHEDULE

on April 13, 2018, 8:35 AM / in Local News, State News

Election Date   Qualifying Deadline Date  First day to pick up petitions Offices to be elected May 1, 2018 County Primary (If called by local political parties) February 15, 2018 (12:00 NOON) 17-Nov-17 Both parties called a primary for the following offices: District Attorney (vacancy), District 26 County Mayor County Commissioners: All 25 seats County Trustee Sheriff Circuit Court Clerk Juvenile […]

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April 13th in History

April 13th in History

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

April 13 is the 103rd day of the year (104th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 262 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Hermenegild Pope Martin I April 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Jefferson’s Birthday (United States) New Year festivals in South and Southeast Asian cultures. (see April 14): Assamese New Year, […]

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Quote for Today April 13th

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

“…The Bill of Rights is a literal and absolute document. The First Amendment doesn’t say you have a right to speak out unless the government has a ‘compelling interest’ in censoring the Internet. The Second Amendment doesn’t say you have the right to keep and bear arms until some madman plants a bomb. The Fourth Amendment doesn’t say you have […]

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Heart Check

Heart Check

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

Where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.Luke 12:34 When commuting into Chicago on the train, I always followed the “unwritten codes of conduct”—such as, no conversations with people sitting next to you if you don’t know them. That was tough on a guy like me who has never met a stranger. I love talking to new people! […]

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Jimmy Demaret

Jimmy Demaret

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

Seventy-five years ago yesterday, Jimmy Demaret packed up his golf clubs after finishing the final round in the Masters. Demaret, who’d won the tournament in 1940, finished sixth in 1942, 10 strokes behind winner Byron Nelson. Bobby Jones, the founder of Augusta National, had already decreed the 1942 Masters to be the last until World War II ended. In any […]

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