Archive for April 25th, 2018

Jim Comey’s Loyalty

Jim Comey’s Loyalty

on April 25, 2018, 8:39 AM / in Bedtime Stories

“Comey’s principles are as inflexible as his elongated limbs. He theorises about what it takes to be a leader, always indirectly aiming his remarks at Trump, who is likened to the Cosa Nostra bosses Comey jailed during his days as a New York prosecutor – an ignorant thug whose tantrums and rants make up for gnawing personal insecurities.”

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Parkland High School Student Questioned by Authorities for Supporting the 2nd Amendment

on April 25, 2018, 8:34 AM / in National News, People

I’ve written about Kyle Kashuv on several occasions (see here, here, and here). Kashuv is the most visible of the pro-2nd Amendment contingent of students who survived the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. He has worked hand-in-hand with the families of the victims and the politicians in Florida and D.C. to pass new laws that would make it more difficult for another […]

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TODAY!!!!!!!!!!! On the Senate and House Floors

TODAY!!!!!!!!!!! On the Senate and House Floors

on April 25, 2018, 8:22 AM / in State News

SB 2332 Green – HB 2315 Reedy SB 2332 by *Green , Bell, Ketron, Roberts, Pody, Southerland, Bowling, Jackson, Gresham HB 2315 by *Reedy, , Terry, Sexton J, Moody, Rogers, Hill M, Goins, Eldridge, Byrd, Matheny, Boyd, Matlock, White D, Weaver, Keisling, Zachary, VanHuss, Carr , Vaughan, Crawford, Hawk, Whitson, Tillis, Kane, Calfee, Marsh, Sexton C, Lynn, Johnson, Moon, Hill T, Holt, […]

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IG report: Obama Justice Dept. tried to influence FBI’s Clinton Foundation investigation

IG report: Obama Justice Dept. tried to influence FBI’s Clinton Foundation investigation

on April 25, 2018, 8:19 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Jeff Dunetz    |   Liberty Unyielding  Missed until the Washington Times put two and two together, the inspector general’s report about the leaking and lying of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe was the story of a Justice Department big shot calling McCabe with the purpose of interfering with the FBI’s investigation into the Clinton Foundation: McCabe told the OIG that on August 12, 2016, he received a telephone […]

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Israel using secret info on Sen. Graham’s homosexuality to exploit him: Journalist

on April 25, 2018, 8:16 AM / in International News, National News

by Slad  |   Republic Broadcasting Israelis have compromising material on US Republican Senator Lindsey Graham’s homosexual lifestyle which they are using to exploit him, an investigative journalist in Washington says. Wayne Madsen, an author and columnist specializing in intelligence and international affairs, made the remarks in an interview with Press TV on Tuesday while commenting on Senator Graham’s statement about the recent […]

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The News Today from Real Clear Politics

The News Today from Real Clear Politics

on April 25, 2018, 8:12 AM / in National News

Jenkins, Morrisey Lead Blankenship in W.Va. Primary Poll. James Arkin has the numbers as the GOP Senate candidates jockey for position ahead of the May 8 election. Neil Gorsuch and the Return of Rule-of-Law Due Process. In RealClearPolicy, Nathan S. Chapman applauds the justice’s originalist approach in the recent case Sessions v. Dimaya. Why Do Christians Put Up With Trump? […]

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American-Made Cooler Makes 2nd Amendment Commitment After Yeti Cuts Ties with NRA

on April 25, 2018, 8:11 AM / in National News

The Western Journal After the announcement by Yeti to end its business relationship with the National Rifle Association Foundation, other makers of high-end coolers have come in search of the support of NRA members. One of those competitors is not only catering to NRA members, it’s also offering a donation to the organization itself. Pelican Coolers, a Virginia-based distributor for […]

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Amazon launches deliveries to parked cars

Amazon launches deliveries to parked cars

on April 25, 2018, 8:07 AM / in National News

Amazon on Tuesday started offering deliveries to customers’ parked cars. The new service, coming to 37 cities, is free to Prime members but only available to people with vehicles equipped with the proper technology. Amazon couriers can use smartphones to unlock the customer’s car, then leave the package in the trunk or on the back seat, and lock the vehicle […]

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Online music streaming becomes industry’s biggest money maker

on April 25, 2018, 8:05 AM / in National News

Convenience over Quality Online streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music have overtaken CD and digital download sales to become the recording industry’s largest revenue source, according to IFPI’s Global Music Report 2018, released Tuesday. Rapid growth for streaming music services has helped the music industry post its third year of revenue growth, with total recorded music revenue rising 8.1 […]

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Republican Debbie Lesko wins Arizona special election

on April 25, 2018, 8:03 AM / in National News, State News

Republican Debbie Lesko won a special election in Arizona’s 8th Congressional District on Tuesday, a race that was closer than expected in a strongly conservative area. Lesko beat Democrat Hiral Tipirneni, 53 percent to 47 percent, in a district President Trump won by 20 percentage points. The seat was vacated by former Rep. Trent Franks (R), who resigned last year […]

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Trump calls question about Cohen pardon ‘stupid’

on April 25, 2018, 8:01 AM / in National News

President Trump on Tuesday batted down a question from a reporter about whether he would consider pardoning his personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, if he is convicted of a crime, calling the query “stupid.” Trump has harshly criticized the recent federal raid on Cohen’s home and office, which some legal experts said was such an unusually aggressive move that it suggested […]

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Trump says Kim Jong Un has been ‘very honorable’

Trump says Kim Jong Un has been ‘very honorable’

on April 25, 2018, 7:59 AM / in International News, National News

President Trump said Tuesday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “has really been very open and I think very honorable based on what we are seeing” ahead of a historic meeting between the two leaders planned for next month. The praise contrasted sharply with Trump’s previous references to Kim, whom he has mocked as “Little Rocket Man.” Trump declined […]

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Toronto van attack suspect charged with 10 counts of murder

Toronto van attack suspect charged with 10 counts of murder

on April 25, 2018, 7:58 AM / in International News, National News

Alek Minassian, who is suspected of plowing a rented van down a crowded Toronto sidewalk, was charged with 10 counts of murder and 13 counts of attempted murder on Tuesday. The 25-year-old suspect’s father, Vahe Minassian, cried and told the victims’ families, “I’m sorry.” Witnesses said Alek Minassian appeared in control and determined as he drove the van through the […]

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Trump expresses willingness to talk to allies about preserving Iran deal

on April 25, 2018, 7:56 AM / in International News, National News

President Trump indicated Tuesday that he was willing to discuss with European allies how to preserve the Obama-era Iran nuclear agreement. Trump, speaking alongside French President Emmanuel Macron, also renewed his criticism of the Iran deal, saying it was “terrible” and “should have never, ever been made.” Macron, who is in the U.S. on a state visit, is urging Trump […]

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Trump defends embattled VA nominee Ronny Jackson

Trump defends embattled VA nominee Ronny Jackson

on April 25, 2018, 7:55 AM / in National News

President Trump hinted Tuesday that White House physician Ronny Jackson, his nominee to be Veterans Affairs secretary, might drop out. The Senate delayed Jackson’s confirmation hearing after allegations surfaced that he possibly improperly dispensed medication, oversaw a hostile work environment in the White House, and was potentially drunk at times while on duty. “It’s too ugly,” Trump said. “I said […]

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Third federal judge rules against Trump’s order to end DACA

on April 25, 2018, 7:54 AM / in National News

A federal judge on Tuesday called the Trump administration’s justification for ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program “arbitrary” and “capricious.” Judge John Bates gave the Department of Homeland Security 90 days to challenge the ruling before fully reinstating DACA and accepting new applications. Bates, the third federal judge to reject President Trump’s effort to end the program, […]

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Confederate Memorial Day

Confederate Memorial Day

on April 25, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

Confederate Memorial Day is a state holiday in some states in the United States. It gives people a chance to honor and remember the Confederate soldiers who died or were wounded during the American Civil War during the 1860s. US Confederate soldiers’ cemetery at Appomattox Courthouse national park in Virginia. Observe Confederate Memorial Day A range of events are organized […]

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Greater than the Mess

Greater than the Mess

on April 25, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

You, Lord, are my lamp; the Lord turns my darkness into light.2 Samuel 22:29 A major theme of the Old Testament book of 2 Samuel could easily be “Life is a mess!” It has all the elements of a blockbuster TV miniseries. As David sought to establish his rule as king of Israel, he faced military challenges, political intrigue, and […]

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April 25th in History

April 25th in History

on April 25, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

April 25 is the 115th day of the year (116th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 250 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Anzac Day (Australia, New Zealand) Arbor Day (Germany) Christian feast day: April 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Mark the Evangelist Giovanni Battista Piamarta Philo and Agathopodes Pope Anianus of Alexandria DNA Day […]

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