Archive for May 25th, 2018

Is US Bellicosity Backfiring?

Is US Bellicosity Backfiring?

on May 25, 2018, 7:38 AM / in Opinion

U.S. threats to crush Iran and North Korea may yet work, but as of now neither Tehran nor Pyongyang appears to be intimidated. Repeated references by NSC adviser John Bolton and Vice President Mike Pence to the “Libya model” for denuclearization of North Korea just helped sink the Singapore summit of President Trump and Kim Jong Un. To North Korea, […]

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Mike Rowe Explains how the Collapse of the Boy Scouts Proves our Culture is Troubled

on May 25, 2018, 7:36 AM / in Opinion

We love Mike Rowe. In recent years, Rowe has become a voice in the wilderness, a light atop the hill, a prophet-like figure calling his nation to repent. Now he’s not necessarily calling the USA to repent of its sins, but he has been calling our people to repent of the irrational choices we’ve made with our work, our children, […]

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Reminder: 16-year countdown clock to Social Security benefits cut

Reminder: 16-year countdown clock to Social Security benefits cut

on May 25, 2018, 7:16 AM / in National News

By Myra Adams  Sadly, America’s forthcoming “economic tsunami” is so predictable that our government issues an annual warning forecasting the year when — absent real reform — the monster waves will overtake all Social Security recipients and substantially reduce payments. Am I an alarmist? No, just a realist, because once again I read the annual Social Security statement that arrived in […]

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President Trump Makes Planned Parenthood Defunding Official, Rule Would Cut $60 Million in Taxpayer Funding

President Trump Makes Planned Parenthood Defunding Official, Rule Would Cut $60 Million in Taxpayer Funding

on May 25, 2018, 6:50 AM / in National News

LifeNews.com   |   STEVEN ERTELT   President Donald Trump yesterday made his proposed rule official to defund Planned Parenthood of the $60 million dollars that it receives via Title X Family Planning dollars. Last week the president said the rule would be forthcoming and late Tuesday the Trump Administration released the text to the proposed rule, which will go into effect after a […]

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Trump pardons late boxing champion Jack Johnson

on May 25, 2018, 6:47 AM / in National News

Trump gave a posthumous pardon to the first black heavyweight champion boxer, Jack Johnson, while offering credit to actor Sylvester Stallone for bringing the case to his attention. An all-white jury convicted the boxer in 1913 of transporting a white woman across state lines. Trump said at a ceremony in the Oval Office on Thursday that Johnson is “very worthy” […]

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Harvey Weinstein Will Be Charged With Rape in New York, Officials Say

Harvey Weinstein Will Be Charged With Rape in New York, Officials Say

on May 25, 2018, 6:41 AM / in National News, State News

Harvey Weinstein, the disgraced movie mogul, is expected to surrender to investigators in Manhattan today and face sexual assault charges after a months-long inquiry into allegations by numerous women. The charges follow an avalanche of accusations against him that led women around the world, some of them famous and many of them not, to come forward with accounts of being sexually harassed […]

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Tech firms let Russia probe software widely used by U.S. government

Tech firms let Russia probe software widely used by U.S. government

on May 25, 2018, 6:39 AM / in International News, National News

A new measure approved by the Senate Armed Services Committee would force U.S. technology companies to disclose if they allow foreign interests, including from Russia and China, to hunt for software vulnerabilities inside the federal government, according to Reuters. The practice potentially jeopardizes the security of computer networks in at least a dozen federal agencies, U.S. lawmakers and security experts […]

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Immigration Endgame Coming Soon

on May 25, 2018, 6:35 AM / in National News

The endgame on immigration is approaching. As early as next month, House leaders will have to reckon with the movement by GOP centrists to force a vote on immigration against Speaker Ryan’s wishes. Two more Republican lawmakers signed their names to a discharge petition on Thursday, leaving renegade lawmakers only five signatures short of being able to go around Ryan […]

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FBI Investigation Briefings

FBI Investigation Briefings

on May 25, 2018, 6:33 AM / in National News

Washington was consumed on Thursday by classified briefings on the origins of the FBI investigation into Trump’s campaign. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) – with the backing of the White House – demanded and received a briefing from the FBI and Justice Department on the FBI informant who was in touch with several of Trump’s advisers during the […]

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“Know when to walk away from the table.” — Donald Trump, “The Art of the Deal”

on May 25, 2018, 6:26 AM / in International News, National News

By Jonathan Easley and Alexis Simendinger The historic summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, once scheduled for June 12 in Singapore, has been called off for now. The two leaders appear to be testing one another, neither willing to lose face or the upper hand. Lines of communication are still open, but Trump’s decision to […]

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It Takes A Thief

It Takes A Thief

on May 25, 2018, 6:11 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Art by A.F. Branco EX-CIA / CNN’s James Clapper on The View admitted to spying on the Trump Campaign (Crossfire Hurricane) but they only did it to protect trump.

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ECONOMIC SABOTAGE: FED RESERVE LOVED OBAMA, NOW PURPOSELY HURTING TRUMP

on May 25, 2018, 6:09 AM / in National News, Opinion

Info Wars.com Privately owned financial cabal jams stick in Trump’s spokes Rep. Louie Gohmert called out the Federal Reserve Thursday, pointing out how they kept interest rates low for Obama and have been raising the rates on President Trump. Appearing on Fox Business, Gohmert said, “The Fed loved the Obama administration, loved Obama, they kept the rates just so low […]

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Is God in control? If so, what does that mean?

on May 25, 2018, 6:03 AM / in Opinion, Religion

If God is in control, it means that you are Muslim, not Christian. In Islamic theology, it is called Inshallah: Nothing happens without the direct, intervening hand of Allah willing it so. Such as child abuse, rape, the Twin Towers, Trump, Serial killers, and no date for the Prom. Is that a loving God (especially on that last point)? Nowhere […]

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When the Woods Wake Up

When the Woods Wake Up

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

I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die. John 11:25 Through cold, snowy winters, the hope of spring sustains those of us who live in Michigan. May is the month when that hope is rewarded. The transformation is remarkable. Limbs that look lifeless on May 1 turn into branches that wave […]

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May 25th in History

May 25th in History

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

May 25 is the 145th day of the year (146th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 220 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Africa Day (African Union) African Liberation Day (African Union) Christian Feast Day: Aldhelm Bede Gerard of Lunel Mary Magdalene de Pazzi Pope Gregory VII Pope Urban I May 25 (Eastern Orthodox […]

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In Honor of American Patriots

In Honor of American Patriots

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

“Our obligations to our country never cease but with our lives.” –John Adams Memorial Day provides a stark contrast between the best of our nation’s Patriot sons and daughters versus the worst of our nation’s civilian culture of consumption. Amid the sparse, reverent observances of the sacrifices made by millions of American Patriots who paid the full price for Liberty, […]

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