Archive for April 18th, 2018

What happened at the 4/17/18 Council Meeting: nothing exciting, Committee investigating Mayor Barry dissolved, South Nashville Central Business Improvement District approved.

on April 18, 2018, 1:10 PM / in State News

A Disgruntled Republican in Nashville This meeting is only a little over an hour and half long. Nothing very important happens and their is little of controversy. At the start of the meeting, after the prayer and pledge, the Council takes a recess to have a group picture taken in Predator’s jerseys. After that, there are a couple of presentations, […]

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House punishes Memphis for removing Confederate statues with $250,000 budget cut

House punishes Memphis for removing Confederate statues with $250,000 budget cut

on April 18, 2018, 1:06 PM / in State News

The Commercial Appeal House lawmakers on Tuesday approved a last-minute amendment to remove $250,000 allocated to the city of Memphis as punishment for the removal of Confederate monuments. The amendment, which was approved with a 56-31 vote, was introduced as a result of Memphis officials’ decision to remove two controversial statues on public property last year. After being denied a waiver by the […]

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Parents Sue Michigan for Stolen Blood (“Baby DNA”)

on April 18, 2018, 1:02 PM / in National News

The Michigan BioTrust for Health is storing newborn DNA for 100 years. Philip Ellison, the father of a newborn, is an attorney whose job is to sue the government. He got nine other families together in a federal lawsuit. And he sued the state health department and the biobank. His special web page: stolenblood.com. The Michigan Department of Health and […]

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Obamacare Bypass

on April 18, 2018, 1:01 PM / in National News

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued a proposed rule to extend individual short-term, limited-duration (STLD) health insurance policies from 3 months to 364 days. STLD insurance is generally considered to be “major medical” coverage for medical catastrophes. Its premiums are affordable because the plans are exempt from many of the requirements of the Affordable Care […]

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‘Blackhawk’: Who Is Steven Spielberg’s DC Comics Team?

‘Blackhawk’: Who Is Steven Spielberg’s DC Comics Team?

on April 18, 2018, 9:05 AM / in National News, Opinion

by Dan Spiegle   |   Hollywood ReporterThe filmmaker, who is tackling the property for Warner Bros., inadvertently helped revive the World War II-era property in the 1980s. Steven Spielberg has finally found his way to DC’s Blackhawk. Spielberg has plenty of experience with World War II drama, and is poised to produce (and possibly direct) an adaptation of Blackhawk for Warner Bros. […]

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NJ Tyrant & Legislator Loretta Weinberg’s Newest Bill Bans Travel to Free States

NJ Tyrant & Legislator Loretta Weinberg’s Newest Bill Bans Travel to Free States

on April 18, 2018, 8:59 AM / in Opinion, State News

By Dan Roberts New Jersey – -(Ammoland.com)- Vociferously anti-gun NJ Legislator and rampant egomaniac Loretta Weinberg has exposed just how deeply her willful ignorance and hatred for guns and gun owners goes with a newly proposed bill. Weinberg has introduced a Bill S2402 that prohibits any and all State-sponsored travel to 37 States that do not currently require firearms purchasers or owners to obtain […]

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Stormy Daniels releases sketch of man she said threatened her

on April 18, 2018, 8:53 AM / in National News

Stormy Daniels, the adult film star who claims she had an affair with President Trump more than a decade ago, released a sketch of the man she said threatened her in a Las Vegas parking lot in 2011, warning her to keep quiet about the alleged affair. The incident, she said, occurred shortly after she tried to sell her story […]

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Gorsuch joins liberal justices ruling deportation law too vague

Gorsuch joins liberal justices ruling deportation law too vague

on April 18, 2018, 8:50 AM / in National News

A divided Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a federal law used to deport immigrants who commit felonies is unconstitutionally vague, dealing a blow to President Trump’s hardline immigration policies. Conservative Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, appointed by Trump last year, sided with his liberal colleagues in the 5-4 decision. The case, Sessions v. Dimaya, concerned a Filipino immigrant with permanent […]

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1 passenger killed when Southwest jet engine blows apart in flight

on April 18, 2018, 8:49 AM / in National News

One person died Tuesday when an engine exploded and shattered a window on a Southwest Airlines flight, forcing the pilot to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia while en route from New York City’s LaGuardia airport to Dallas. It was the first accidental airline fatality in the U.S. since 2009. A passenger said “some of the crew couldn’t hold back […]

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Finally! An investigation by a media research organization confirms massive scope of tech giants’ effort to censor conservative speech

Finally! An investigation by a media research organization confirms massive scope of tech giants’ effort to censor conservative speech

on April 18, 2018, 8:47 AM / in National News

Powder Whig Society Facebook, Google, Twitter, and YouTube have been on a brutal campaign to shut down conservative discourse, a clear violation of the First Amendment rights of conservative publishers, like yours truly. And they have been getting away with it. We in the conservative publishing world have seen our reach, traffic, and especially our revenue drop through the floor over the […]

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Barbara Bush, wife and mother of presidents, dies at 92

Barbara Bush, wife and mother of presidents, dies at 92

on April 18, 2018, 8:34 AM / in People

by NBC News “I hope people will say, ‘She cared; she worked hard for lots of causes.’” Barbara Bush, the matriarch of an American dynasty spanning decades who was the second woman to be both the first lady and the mother of a president, died Tuesday. She was 92. Her death was confirmed by Jim McGrath, a spokesman for the […]

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Starbucks helped feed left-wing “progressive” hysteria… now they are being eaten alive by it: #BoycottStarbucks explodes

Starbucks helped feed left-wing “progressive” hysteria… now they are being eaten alive by it: #BoycottStarbucks explodes

on April 18, 2018, 8:28 AM / in National News, State News

(Natural News) If you’re not familiar with the Starbucks racism fiasco that has ballooned into an exploding boycott of Starbucks coffee shops, RaceWar.news describes it as follows: …the [black] men were sitting and chatting at a table for less than 15 minutes before employees of the store called the police. While both of the men left the store peacefully and without incident, […]

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10 questions about the 11 proposals to save the Salton Sea

10 questions about the 11 proposals to save the Salton Sea

on April 18, 2018, 8:27 AM / in National News, State News

Less than fifteen miles from where Beyonce took the stage at the Coachella Music Festival, the Salton Sea is in crisis. As evaporation causes the sea’s shoreline to recede, more of the toxic chemical matter previously embedded in the water is being exposed and swept up into the atmosphere by desert winds. To combat the sea’s shrinkage, and the public health and […]

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Whats going on today in Washington on Energy

on April 18, 2018, 8:24 AM / in National News

Hearing on groundwater: The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will hold a hearing on the roles of states and the federal government in protecting groundwater. Budget hearing for Army Corps and Bureau of Reclamation: The Senate Appropriations Committee’s subcommittee on energy and water development will hold a hearing on the fiscal 2019 budget requests for the Army Corps of Engineers and the Bureau of Reclamation. […]

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INTERIOR REJECTS CALL TO LOWER ROYALTY RATES

INTERIOR REJECTS CALL TO LOWER ROYALTY RATES

on April 18, 2018, 8:22 AM / in National News

The Interior Department will not be lowering the royalty rates from profits made from offshore drilling, despite a recommendation from an agency committee comprised largely of energy industry representatives. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced Tuesday that he will not lower offshore oil & gas royalty rates from drilling on federally controlled waters, citing “record” energy growth. “The pilot light of […]

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WHITE HOUSE ENERGY ADVISER LEAVING

WHITE HOUSE ENERGY ADVISER LEAVING

on April 18, 2018, 8:20 AM / in National News

President Trump’s top adviser for domestic energy and environment policy is heading out the door. Michael Catanzaro, who has headed domestic energy and environment issues at the White House’s National Economic Council (NEC), plans to leave next week and return to CGCN Group, the law and lobbying firm where he previously worked, the White House announced Tuesday. “In just a […]

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Battle for Napa Valley’s future: Proposed curb on vineyards divides county

Battle for Napa Valley’s future: Proposed curb on vineyards divides county

on April 18, 2018, 8:13 AM / in State News

By Esther Mobley   |   San Francisco Chronical Fifty years ago Monday, Napa County passed an ordinance that has defined the course of its history and, one could argue, determined the history of California wine. The Napa Valley Agricultural Preserve, passed by the Board of Supervisors on April 9, 1968, resolved to protect the valley’s most precious resource: land.   Now, a […]

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OBITUARY FOR DICK’S SPORTING GOODS

on April 18, 2018, 8:06 AM / in Opinion

Dick’s Sporting Goods and its outdoor sports outlet, Field & Stream, were once a well managed and competitive retailer that catered to both athletic and outdoor sports enthusiasts.  But one day, a politically correct moron running the company decided that guns were to blame for people killing each other, so they made a magnanimous announcement that they would no longer […]

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Swapping insults with Trump, Brown says agreement all but signed on sending National Guard to border

Swapping insults with Trump, Brown says agreement all but signed on sending National Guard to border

on April 18, 2018, 8:04 AM / in National News, State News

WASHINGTON — Gov. Jerry Brown sought to tamp down any conflict with the Trump administration over sending California National Guard troops to the Mexican border, even as he dismissed a taunting tweet from the president Tuesday and described heightened concerns about illegal immigration as the province of “very low-life politicians.” “I think we’re pretty close to an agreement” on deploying […]

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Anthem Protester’s Legal Case Might’ve Gotten Worse

Anthem Protester’s Legal Case Might’ve Gotten Worse

on April 18, 2018, 8:00 AM / in National News, Opinion

Off the Wire Anthem protester Michael Bennett disgraced himself in 2017. Not only did he disrespect the flag, he lied about a police investigation in Las Vegas and started a brawl against the Jacksonville Jaguars when he defied his coach. Now Bennett finds himself in a legal battle that just took a turn for the worse. Bennett was charged in […]

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