Archive for May 8th, 2018

Facebook Is Now A ‘Puppy-Free’ Zone?

Facebook Is Now A ‘Puppy-Free’ Zone?

on May 8, 2018, 6:17 PM / in National News, Opinion

By Joe Newby  |   Constitution.com We’ve covered a number of egregious bans by Facebook over the years, but this has to take the proverbial cake.  Early Monday morning, Facebook user Richard Dean Wilder told the Conservative Firing Line that he was once banned from the social media site recently dubbed “Iron FistBook” for 30 days over a harmless picture of a […]

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Senator John McCain Will Not Be Returning to the U.S. Senate, Prepares for the End

Senator John McCain Will Not Be Returning to the U.S. Senate, Prepares for the End

on May 8, 2018, 6:13 PM / in National News

Fellow Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) has made it official: Senator John McCain (R-AZ), who is quickly losing his battle with Stage 4 cancer, will not return to the U.S. Senate. As Politico reported, Hatch noted McCain’s inability to return: “That’s what I’ve been told. I don’t know. I hope he does, I hope he can.” Hatch, who the more senior Republican Senator, urged McCain […]

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East Ridge City Council votes to dissolve Housing and Redevelopment Authority

East Ridge City Council votes to dissolve Housing and Redevelopment Authority

on May 8, 2018, 7:53 AM / in State News

  Chattanooga Times Free Press After heavy backlash from residents, the East Ridge City Council voted to discontinue the committee at the center of a controversial redevelopment plan. The council reversed its creation of the Housing and Redevelopment Authority during the Monday special called meeting. All four council members voted to discontinue the committee. East Ridge Mayor Brent Lambert, who […]

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Illinois Senate approves federal Equal Rights Amendment, more than 35 years after the deadline

Illinois Senate approves federal Equal Rights Amendment, more than 35 years after the deadline

on May 8, 2018, 7:48 AM / in State News

By Monique Garcia  |   Chicago Tribune The ignorant at work….. The Illinois Senate on Wednesday voted to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, renewing a push from decades ago amid the #MeToo movement to guarantee that rights can’t be denied because of a person’s sex. The vote came about 36 years after the amendment appeared to die after just 35 […]

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BILL LEE AT WOOLFOLK FARMS – MAY 11

BILL LEE AT WOOLFOLK FARMS – MAY 11

on May 8, 2018, 7:43 AM / in Announcements
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Chicago sees its most violent week of the year: 9 killed, 76 wounded

on May 8, 2018, 7:32 AM / in State News

Story by Chicago Tribune staff   |   Chicago Tribune The last seven days in Chicago have been the most violent week of the year, with just three police districts on the West Side bearing the brunt, according to data kept by the Tribune. At least 85 people were shot between Monday, April 30, and this past Sunday, including a 4-year-old girl, a 12-year-old boy, […]

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NRA picks Iran-Contra figure Oliver North as its president

on May 8, 2018, 7:23 AM / in National News

The National Rifle Association’s board of directors on Monday named retired Marine Lt. Col. Oliver North, a central figure in the Iran-Contra affair in the 1980s, as the group’s new president. The move came after NRA President Pete Brownell decided against seeking a second term. “This is the most exciting news for our members since Charlton Heston became president of […]

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Sessions would split up undocumented immigrant families under the law

on May 8, 2018, 7:22 AM / in National News

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced on Monday that under a zero-tolerance policy the U.S. would split up undocumented parents and children who cross the border together illegally. “If you are smuggling a child then we will prosecute you, and that child will be separated from you as required by law,” Sessions said in Arizona. “If you don’t like that, then […]

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Trump hints that he might take legal action against Mueller

on May 8, 2018, 7:20 AM / in Opinion

President Trump threatened legal action against Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team of “13 Angry Democrats” on Monday. “Just wait ’till the Courts get to see your unrevealed Conflicts of Interest!” Trump tweeted. Trump’s new attorney, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, said a day earlier on ABC’s This Week that Trump could assert executive privilege to ignore a subpoena from […]

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New York attorney general resigns after report on abuse allegations

New York attorney general resigns after report on abuse allegations

on May 8, 2018, 7:19 AM / in State News

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, an outspoken advocate of the #MeToo movement who filed a lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein over sexual harassment, abruptly resigned late Monday after The New Yorker reported that four women had accused him of physically abusing them. All four had romantic relationships with Schneiderman, a liberal Democrat. Two of the women, Michelle Manning Barish and […]

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CHRIS TODD EVENT – MAY 17 – DR. MILLER’S HOUSE

CHRIS TODD EVENT – MAY 17 – DR. MILLER’S HOUSE

on May 8, 2018, 7:14 AM / in Announcements
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German Shepherd entertains tiny puppy

on May 8, 2018, 6:59 AM / in Bedtime Stories, People

Source: German Shepherd entertains tiny puppy by robinkrumm Here’s some more proof that German Shepherds can be truly sweet pets. Watch as this one gently plays with a very tiny Morkie puppy. Now that looks like fun! Credit to ‘robinkrumm’.

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The Washington Foreskins

on May 8, 2018, 6:56 AM / in Bedtime Stories

H/T to Kelleigh for the following much needed chuckle…. This pretty much covers it! I think all sports fans will get a kick out of this letter written to the Chicago Tribune…. Enjoy ! No matter which side you are on in the matter of renaming the Washington Redskins, this is funny. This guy is hilarious… Here is an e-mail […]

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Florida governor candidate vows to sign heartbeat bill, oppose transgender bathrooms

Florida governor candidate vows to sign heartbeat bill, oppose transgender bathrooms

on May 8, 2018, 6:45 AM / in State News

By Calvin Freiburger   ORLANDO, Florida,  (LifeSiteNews) – Republican candidate for governor Adam Putnam vowed Saturday night to sign legislation banning abortions once a heartbeat is detected and to veto legislation mandating that men be allowed to use women’s restrooms, if he is elected. “If the heartbeat bill gets to my desk, I will sign it,” Putnam, currently the state’s Agriculture Commissioner, declared during […]

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Some Things Happening In Washington Today….

Some Things Happening In Washington Today….

on May 8, 2018, 6:44 AM / in National News

The Senate Armed Services Committee will receive a closed briefing on the results of the investigation into last year’s ambush in Niger at 10 a.m. The House Appropriations Committee will mark up the fiscal 2019 military construction and legislative affairs appropriations bill at 10 a.m. at the Rayburn House Office Building, room 2359. The House Foreign Affairs Committee will hold […]

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HASPEL NOMINATION FIGHT UPDATE

on May 8, 2018, 6:41 AM / in National News

Gina Haspel’s nomination to be CIA director is moving apace after reports emerged over the weekend that she offered to withdraw over concerns about her role in the so-called enhanced interrogation program. On Monday, the CIA delivered to Congress a tranche of classified documents related to Haspel’s controversial undercover background. The delivery — a single cardboard box marked “hand carry” that was wheeled in […]

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Some details on Turkey concerns

on May 8, 2018, 6:39 AM / in International News, National News

The fact that arms sales to Turkey would be halted pending a Pentagon report on U.S.-Turkish relations was first revealed Friday. But the bill’s text provided some new details on lawmakers’ concerns. Specifically, House lawmakers are warning against Turkey’s potential purchase of a Russian weapons system. “The potential purchase by the Government of Turkey of the S-400 air and missile defense system […]

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Annual Defense Policy Bill Released

on May 8, 2018, 6:37 AM / in National News

The House Armed Services Committee on Monday released the text of the chairman’s mark of the annual defense policy bill. Most of the interesting details were revealed Friday in Republican and Democratic summaries of the bill, as well as a Republican background briefing. But some interesting tidbits emerged Monday. Bill would make White House lead on efforts against ‘malign foreign influence’: The bill would […]

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The Annoucement…. Yes or No to Iran

on May 8, 2018, 6:35 AM / in International News, National News

Set your clocks to 2 p.m. today — that’s when President Trump says he’s announcing his decision on the Iran nuclear deal. “I will be announcing my decision on the Iran Deal tomorrow from the White House at 2:00pm,” he tweeted Monday afternoon. Trump has until Saturday to decide whether to renew waivers for sanctions that were lifted as part of the […]

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Donald Glover Shoots Church Choir in Politically Charged Music Video ‘This Is America’

Donald Glover Shoots Church Choir in Politically Charged Music Video ‘This Is America’

on May 8, 2018, 6:32 AM / in National News

Multi-hyphenate Hollywood singer-super-producer Donald Glover is a machine gun-toting prophet in his latest rap music video “This Is America.” by JEROME HUDSON   |   Breitbart News Donald Glover — who snagged a Grammy Award earlier this year under his music moniker Childish Gambino —  is seen strutting through a massive building shirtless and periodically shooting other black people, in an oddly choreographed […]

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