Archive for April 24th, 2018

Facebook publishes censorship guidelines after transparency calls

Facebook publishes censorship guidelines after transparency calls

on April 24, 2018, 8:08 AM / in National News

Facebook on Tuesday published its 27-page guidelines for its content moderators to clarify what posts it decides to take down. The move came after Facebook critics called for more transparency from the social network after the revelation that data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica, which did work for the Trump campaign, improperly accessed information on tens of millions of Facebook users. Facebook’s […]

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Peruvian judge orders 2 arrested over Canadian’s lynching

on April 24, 2018, 8:06 AM / in International News

A Peruvian judge on Monday ordered authorities to arrest two men for the lynching of Sebastian Woodroffe, a 41-year-old Canadian killed after villagers in a remote Amazonian village accused him of murdering an indigenous medicine woman. The revered shaman, 81-year-old Olivia Arevalo, was fatally shot near her home on Thursday. Peruvian officials said a “mob” grabbed Woodroffe because Arevalo’s family […]

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Armenian prime minister resigns after facing protests

on April 24, 2018, 8:04 AM / in International News

Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan abruptly resigned on Monday in a bid to calm huge anti-government protests. “The movement on the streets is against my rule,” said Sargsyan, who served as president from 2008 until term limits forced him out of office in March. “I’m complying with their demands.” Critics, many of whom feared Sargsyan was trying to seize power […]

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The News According to Real Clear Politics

The News According to Real Clear Politics

on April 24, 2018, 7:49 AM / in National News

Senate Dems Still Lead GOP in Fundraising. James Arkin breaks down the first-quarter totals. Hidden Bombshell in McCabe Report. Charles Lipson spotlights testimony indicating that a high-ranking Obama Justice Department official tried to kill the FBI’s investigation into the Clinton Foundation. On Pompeo, Hypocrisy Reigns. Ryan Clancy complains that Democrats have forgotten the words of Joe Biden when it comes […]

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Americans that don’t trust in God trust in big government

Americans that don’t trust in God trust in big government

on April 24, 2018, 7:42 AM / in Opinion

If you don’t make this web page a daily stop then I suggest that you do so.  Some *interesting* comments as well. The Federal Observer The central government our founders had in mind was a very limited one. They knew governments become tyrannical without checks and balances to control them. Our nation in many ways has departed from what are […]

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10 killed, 15 injured in Toronto after van strikes pedestrians

10 killed, 15 injured in Toronto after van strikes pedestrians

on April 24, 2018, 7:39 AM / in International News

Mental illness — not terrorism — is the leading theory for a motive, U.S. and Canadian law enforcement officials say. by Ali Gostanian, Alex Johnson and Daniel Arkin  |  NBC News A van plowed into pedestrians on a sidewalk at a busy intersection in Toronto on Monday afternoon, killing 10 people and injuring 15 others, police said. Authorities said terrorism wasn’t […]

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Trump administration announced an abstinence-focused overhaul of the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program

on April 24, 2018, 7:35 AM / in National News

If you cut out of work early for the weekend, you missed this: the Trump administration announced an abstinence-focused overhaul of the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program, an initiative created by former President Obama that funded projects and organizations working to cut teen pregnancy rates. But while the Obama administration focused on comprehensive sex education, which can include a focus on contraception […]

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Gina Haspel, next…..

on April 24, 2018, 7:32 AM / in National News

With Pompeo now likely to win confirmation, attention will turn to President Trump’s choice to replace Pompeo, Gina Haspel. On Monday, 109 retired generals and admirals sent a letter to the Senate opposing Haspel’s nomination. The letter was released by Human Rights First. Signatories on the letter include former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen. Henry Hugh Shelton, former Marine Corps Commandant […]

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Pompeo clears Senate panel, on track for confirmation

on April 24, 2018, 7:31 AM / in National News

In a surprise, Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo cleared the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Monday evening. It looked like Pompeo would not be reported favorably out of the committee until just a few minutes before the panel met. Then, Republican Sen. Rand Paul (Ky.) changed his mind. With all committee Democrats opposed to Pompeo, Paul’s opposition would have given Pompeo […]

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LGBT activists protest pediatrician for saying transgendering kids is child abuse

LGBT activists protest pediatrician for saying transgendering kids is child abuse

on April 24, 2018, 7:27 AM / in Opinion, State News

By Doug Mainwaring PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island,  (LifeSiteNews) – Pro-transgender activists gathered outside a Rhode Island Catholic Church last week to protest a lecture delivered by pediatrician Michelle Cretella, who views affirming transgenderism in kids as a form of child abuse. Dr. Michelle Cretella, MD, FCP, president of the American College of Pediatricians, is a prominent expert in children’s health who has battled […]

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Roy Exum: Always Know The Facts

Roy Exum: Always Know The Facts

on April 24, 2018, 7:17 AM / in Opinion

by Roy Exum  |   The Chattanoogan  I don’t always agree with Exum, but this time he nailed it.  Plenty of references, but some skipped details to get to the point. Special thanks to Bill I adore the fact so many of America’s high school and college students are very active in our battle against violence in our schools but bemoan […]

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America’s Unsustainable Empire

America’s Unsustainable Empire

on April 24, 2018, 7:10 AM / in Opinion

Before President Trump trashes the Iran nuclear deal, he might consider: If he could negotiate an identical deal with Kim Jong Un, it would astonish the world and win him the Nobel Peace Prize. For Iran has no nuclear bomb or ICBM and has never tested either. It has never enriched uranium to bomb grade. It has shipped 98 percent […]

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VOTE May 1 AGAINST the Transit Tax

on April 24, 2018, 7:08 AM / in Opinion, State News

Nashville, TN 1- The Mayor’s “solution” for traffic congestion? Oh, it’s a Doozy!! Here it is: Raise our Nashville sales tax to the highest in the nation and then use that money to borrow billions to pay for a two track railroad in the middle of our busiest streets. And for icing on the cake, Nashville would be in road […]

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Carter Center Sued for Providing Support to Terrorists, Defrauding Taxpayers

Carter Center Sued for Providing Support to Terrorists, Defrauding Taxpayers

on April 24, 2018, 6:59 AM / in National News

BY: Adam Kredo  |   Washington Free Beacon Trump admin says case too expensive to prosecute, seeks dismissal The Trump administration is seeking the dismissal of a suit alleging the nonprofit helmed by former president Jimmy Carter has used taxpayer funding to provide material support to international terrorist groups, including Hamas. The Zionist Advocacy Center, which filed the recently unsealed suit in 2015, alleges […]

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American Minute with Bill Federer  Library of Congress Buildings & Union Station -Inscriptions on God, Faith, & Bible

American Minute with Bill Federer Library of Congress Buildings & Union Station -Inscriptions on God, Faith, & Bible

on April 24, 2018, 6:56 AM / in History

The LIBRARY OF CONGRESS is the largest library in the world with over 118 million items on more than 500 miles of shelves. It began APRIL 24, 1800, during President John Adams’ administration, with a $5,000 grant from Congress. Originally located inside the Capitol Building, its purpose was to help legislators write laws. It was proposed by James Madison in […]

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They Got Him: Waffle House Shooter Arrested

on April 24, 2018, 6:50 AM / in National News, State News

By Matt Vespa   |   Townhall On early Sunday morning, four people were shot and killed in Antioch, Tennessee. Twenty-nine year old Travis Reinking is the suspect. He reportedly entered the establishment naked and opened fire. The shooting occurred around 3:30 A.M. Customer James Shaw, Jr. is being hailed as a hero for charging Reinking, disarming him, and throwing his AR-15 rifle over the counter. […]

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Dishonest CDC caught hiding data proving that guns are used FAR more for self-defense than for crime

Dishonest CDC caught hiding data proving that guns are used FAR more for self-defense than for crime

on April 24, 2018, 6:43 AM / in National News

 by: JD Heyes (Natural News) One of the Left’s biggest knocks on guns is their claim that very few Americans actually use one for self-defense purposes and that firearms are used far more times to commit murder and other crimes. Not only is that untrue, it’s very untrue. And what’s more, at least one government agency has known it’s untrue for at least […]

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High School Textbook Describes Trump as Mentally Unstable

High School Textbook Describes Trump as Mentally Unstable

on April 24, 2018, 6:38 AM / in Opinion, State News

Editor’s Note: Facebook is cracking down on Conservative content. To ensure you receive conservative and faith-based news items – click here for a free subscription to Todd’s newsletter. Pearson Education is defending a new high school textbook that depicts President Trump as mentally ill and his supporters as a bunch of poor, white hillbillies. The anti-Trump propaganda is included in […]

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Clue Clucks Clan Story

Clue Clucks Clan Story

on April 24, 2018, 6:29 AM / in Bedtime Stories

An Alabama pastor said to his congregation, “Someone in this congregation has spread a rumor that I belong to the Ku Klux Klan. This is a horrible lie and one which a Christian community cannot tolerate. I am embarrassed and do not intend to accept this. Now, I want the party who said this to stand and ask forgiveness from […]

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The Emotional and Political Manipulation of Children

The Emotional and Political Manipulation of Children

on April 24, 2018, 6:26 AM / in Opinion

Safety of students and staff in America’s schools is a major concern of parents across the country.  No one should accept school violence of any sort, from bullying to homicide. USPIE supports committed enforcement of effective laws, and implementation of policies and practices that will keep students and staff safe. The current “School Walkout Movement” purports to be concerned about […]

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