Archive for April 27th, 2018

Top White House economist dismisses trade war fears

on April 27, 2018, 6:00 AM / in National News

The top White House economist on Thursday sought to tamp down fears of growing trade tensions between the U.S. and China and insisted that Trump administration officials are united behind the president’s agenda. Kevin Hassett, chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, told reporters that the importance of fighting for more fair trade terms with China shouldn’t be […]

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Bakers Must Make Gay Wedding Cakes but Bars Can Bounce Trump Supporters

Bakers Must Make Gay Wedding Cakes but Bars Can Bounce Trump Supporters

on April 27, 2018, 6:00 AM / in National News, State News

The right to refuse service gets maintained for Trump supporters but Christian businesses are not allowed to exercise that right. Written by Joe Scudder  |   Eagle Rising A judge was fine with allowing a New York City bar to kick out a customer who was wearing a Make America Great Again hat. I agree with the ruling in principle, but I […]

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Jesus is Watching You!

Jesus is Watching You!

on April 27, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories

A burglar broke into a house one night. He shined his flashlight around, looking for valuables when a voice in the dark said, ‘Jesus knows you’re here.’ He nearly jumped out of his skin, clicked his flashlight off, and froze. When he heard nothing more, he shook his head and continued. Just as he pulled the stereo out so he […]

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Guns Save Over Two Million Lives In America Every Year

Guns Save Over Two Million Lives In America Every Year

on April 27, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Opinion

Back in the fall of 1995, Florida State University criminologist Professor Gary Kleck published what is probably still to date the most comprehensive study ever conducted in the use of defensive arms by American citizens. His findings concluded that the American people use a gun to defend themselves and others over two million times a year. You read it right: […]

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Analysis: Why I’m Cautious About Phil Bredesen’s Prospects in Tennessee

Analysis: Why I’m Cautious About Phil Bredesen’s Prospects in Tennessee

on April 27, 2018, 6:00 AM / in National News, Opinion

Former governor is running a good race, but federal campaign dynamics could turn against him Two early surveys show former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen, a Democrat, holding a lead over Republican Rep. Marcia Blackburn in hypothetical ballot tests of this year’s Senate race. Those polls, along with kind words about Bredesen from retiring Tennessee GOP Sen. Bob Corker, have raised the contest’s […]

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April 27th in History

April 27th in History

on April 27, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 248 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast days: Liberalis of Treviso Rafael Arnáiz Barón Virgin of Montserrat Zita April 27 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) King’s Day (Netherlands, Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Maarten) (celebrated on April 26 if April […]

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Dodd Frank Rollback

on April 27, 2018, 6:00 AM / in National News

There could soon be a breakthrough on getting a Dodd-Frank rollback through the House and onto President Trump‘s desk. House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) on Thursday said he could drop his demand to amend a bipartisan Senate bill to loosen strict financial rules if the upper chamber agrees to take up measures from his panel. Hensarling said Thursday that he’d be willing to end his […]

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