Archive for April 26th, 2018

How low can unemployment claims go?

on April 26, 2018, 8:24 PM / in National News

First-time claims for unemployment benefits fell to a 48-year low last week as the labor market shows further signs of tightening after years of steady growth. Claims plummeted to 209,000, a decrease of 24,000 in the week through April 21, from the previous week’s 232,000, the lowest level since Dec. 6, 1969, the Labor Department reported on Thursday. The four-week moving average, […]

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Chicago Is Trying to Pay Down Its Debt by Impounding Innocent People’s Cars

Chicago Is Trying to Pay Down Its Debt by Impounding Innocent People’s Cars

on April 26, 2018, 8:35 AM / in State News

How a uniquely punitive city impound program combined with the drug war and asset forfeiture to deprive people of their vehicles for years at a time. by  C.J. Ciaramella  |  Reason.com  On June 21, 2016, Chicago police pulled Spencer Byrd over for a broken turn signal. Byrd says his signal wasn’t broken, but that detail would soon be the least of […]

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The Werewolves of Memphis

on April 26, 2018, 8:26 AM / in Opinion, State News

by Clive Sanguis  |   Faith & Heritage Adam Grey’s recent article on The Gospel Coalition is a good intro to what took place on April 3 in Memphis, where TGC and ERLC hosted the MLK50 conference, honoring a perverted Communist as a moral exemplar for his work in extending indefinitely the theft of “Reconstruction” and, most importantly for “civil rights” leaders, providing […]

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War and the Separation of Powers

War and the Separation of Powers

on April 26, 2018, 8:16 AM / in Opinion

By Andrew P. Napolitano A popular way to begin the first day of class in constitutional law in many American law schools is to ask the students what sets the U.S. Constitution apart from all others. Usually, they answer that it’s the clauses that guarantee the freedom of speech, privacy and due process. Yes, each of those guarantees — if upheld […]

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With New NAFTA Looming, Activists Plan to Fight For Sovereignty

With New NAFTA Looming, Activists Plan to Fight For Sovereignty

on April 26, 2018, 8:14 AM / in International News, National News

Despite expressing his preference for bilateral trade deals rather than multilateral “free trade” regimes that erode the sovereignty of multiple nations, President Donald Trump and his top officials have indicated that a new version of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is almost ready. A number of disagreements remain, but negotiators reportedly expect to have them worked out very soon. Senior U.S. administration […]

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The 50 GOP Congressmen who are surrendering on amnesty.

The 50 GOP Congressmen who are surrendering on amnesty.

on April 26, 2018, 8:11 AM / in Announcements, National News

These 50 RINO’s need to be removed – voted out and replaced by PATRIOTIC Americans – not these false label wearing traitors – advance troops for the foreign invaders they want to protect.  They aren’t even worthy of being called LUKE WARM DEMOCRATS.  DRAIN THE SWAMP – “The reason we lock our doors at night is because we love the […]

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Why Bob Corker is bucking GOP tribalism, in a Tennessee tradition

Why Bob Corker is bucking GOP tribalism, in a Tennessee tradition

on April 26, 2018, 8:08 AM / in National News, State News

At a Monitor breakfast, Tennessee’s retiring US senator sang the praises of the Democrat who hopes to succeed him, former Gov. Phil Bredesen. Their bipartisan collaborations go way back. by Linda Feldmann  |  The Christian Science Monitor American politics has become famously tribal, but one of the hottest Senate contests this cycle is notably not: the race to replace retiring […]

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What is hot today in Washington!

What is hot today in Washington!

on April 26, 2018, 8:02 AM / in National News

House Appropriations Committee: Hearing on the SEC’s fiscal 2019 budget request with Chairman Jay Clayton, 9:30 a.m House Education and the Workforce Committee: Hearing entitled “Worker-Management Relations: Examining the Need to Modernize Federal Labor Law,” 9:30 a.m. House Financial Services Committee: Hearing entitled “Oversight of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance,” 10 a.m. House Energy and Commerce Committee: Hearing entitled […]

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Mick Mulvaney tells the truth… grease the palm….

on April 26, 2018, 7:56 AM / in National News

Mick Mulvaney, the acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), on Tuesday told bankers that direct engagement with their representatives would bolster their efforts to curtail the bureau’s power and loosen financial regulations. Mulvaney, the White House budget director, told a Washington conference of more than 1,000 bankers that their input on the extensive powers of the CFPB could help […]

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Planned Parenthood Protests this Weekend

on April 26, 2018, 7:51 AM / in Announcements

There will be protests in over 100 cities and towns across the country this Saturday, with thousands of pro-life Americans rallying against abortion giant Planned Parenthood in a national day of prayer and protest.  Your involvement could send a loud-and-clear message that Planned Parenthood has no place in our cities and help educate others in your local community about the […]

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Tennessee lawmakers send ‘sanctuary city’ ban bill to Gov. Haslam

on April 26, 2018, 7:33 AM / in State News

by Andy Sher   |     Chattanooga Times Free Press NASHVILLE — Tennessee lawmakers gave final approval Wednesday to legislation banning “sanctuary” city policies that critics say require law enforcement to comply with federal requests to hold suspected undocumented immigrants without warrants or probable cause. The bill easily passed the GOP-led House and Senate by wide margins and now goes to Republican […]

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White House doctor Ronny Jackson withdraws as VA secretary nominee

White House doctor Ronny Jackson withdraws as VA secretary nominee

on April 26, 2018, 7:31 AM / in National News

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House doctor Ronny Jackson withdraws as VA secretary nominee, calls allegations against him ‘false and fabricated.’

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Missing South Side student found safe

Missing South Side student found safe

on April 26, 2018, 7:28 AM / in State News

Brandon Shields, USA TODAY NETWORK Kiley McChesney has been found safe. The 16-year-old sophomore from South Side High School went missing sometime late Friday night or early Saturday morning from her grandmother’s home in Haywood County. After more than four days of searching, McChesney’s mother, Danielle Miller, confirmed through text message Wednesday that her daughter was found safe. McChesney had been […]

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Dispute over TNReady fix leads to marathon end to Tennessee legislative session

Dispute over TNReady fix leads to marathon end to Tennessee legislative session

on April 26, 2018, 7:26 AM / in State News

by Joel Ebert, USA TODAY NETWORK After a whirlwind day that lasted nearly 14 hours and featured squabbling between the two chambers over a host of bills — including one related to the state’s troubled school testing system — the Tennessee General Assembly adjourned for the year on Wednesday. Although the day began with House and Senate lawmakers gently trading barbs from their respective chambers, it […]

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American Minute  Virginia’s Christian Founding & the growth of Religious Tolerance

American Minute Virginia’s Christian Founding & the growth of Religious Tolerance

on April 26, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

Ten years before William Shakespeare died, the Colony of Virginia was named for the “Virgin Queen” Elizabeth. Virginia’s First Charter stated, April 10, 1606: “Greatly commending … their Desires for the Furtherance of so noble a Work, which may, by the Providence of Almighty God, hereafter tend to the Glory of His Divine Majesty, in propagating of Christian Religion to […]

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Meant to Be Understood

Meant to Be Understood

on April 26, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Everything that was written in the past was written to teach us.Romans 15:4 I enjoy visiting museums such as the National Gallery in London and the State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow. While most of the art is breathtaking, some of it confuses me. I look at seemingly random splashes of color on canvas and realize I have no idea what […]

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April 26th in History

April 26th in History

on April 26, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

April 26 is the 116th day of the year (117th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 249 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Aldobrandesca Franca Visalta Lucidius of Verona Our Lady of Good Counsel Pope Anacletus and Marcellinus Riquier Paschasius Radbertus Robert Hunt (Episcopal Church (USA)) Stephen of Perm, see also […]

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