Archive for June 1st, 2018

TFA – New TN Attorney General Opinions on “guns in parks” and special privileges for off-duty law enforcement officers

TFA – New TN Attorney General Opinions on “guns in parks” and special privileges for off-duty law enforcement officers

on June 1, 2018, 2:19 PM / in State News

New Tennessee Attorney General Opinions regarding “guns in parks” and special privileges for off-duty law enforcement officers.  The Tennessee Attorney General has released two opinions of recent that may be of interest to Tennessee’s firearms owners, property owners, and law enforcement communities. One opinion (18-04) addresses questions regarding the carrying or possession of firearms in public parks, playgrounds, civic centers […]

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Operation Neptune

Operation Neptune

on June 1, 2018, 9:04 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Thursday, June 1, 2017. Seventy-three years ago today, Operation Neptune officially began. Today we know the June 6, 1944 Allied invasion of France as the Battle of Normandy, although in the Army it was called Operation Overlord. Neptune was the first part of that grand plan, and referred to the ferrying of troops and equipment across the […]

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Democrats and abortion rights groups are sounding the alarm on the Trump administration’s pick to oversee the Title X Family Planning Program.

on June 1, 2018, 8:08 AM / in National News

The Department of Health and Human Services quietly announced earlier this week that Diane Foley has been named deputy assistant secretary for population affairs, which oversees Title X, the only federal program solely dedicated to funding family planning services for low-income women and men. She replaces Teresa Manning, who abruptly resigned in January. Foley, a gynecologist, was most recently the […]

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How about Netflix pay Dinesh D’Souza to make some movies, too?

on June 1, 2018, 8:07 AM / in Opinion

By Monica Showalter   |   American Thinker Netflix acts as though it’s losing subscriptions and is obviously in damage control mode in the wake of its decision to give President Obama a contract to produce shows. According to RT: Netflix’s Chief Operating Officer Ted Sarandos has said the streaming service is not veering to the political left despite a $50 million deal with […]

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Unreal: McConnell is Letting Dems Block All of Trump’s Nominees!

Unreal: McConnell is Letting Dems Block All of Trump’s Nominees!

on June 1, 2018, 7:42 AM / in National News, Opinion

The SLIMY SWAMP Creatures are surfacing and showing their true selves.  They really thought they could stay hiding in their FAUX conservative tuxedo’s……  some of them drawing financial aid from the Chinese. They have had the run of Congress and the SWAMP for so many decades they never thought anyone could begin to dehydrate the air in WDC.   They had […]

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Warriors win Game 1 of NBA Finals despite LeBron James’ 51 points

on June 1, 2018, 7:37 AM / in Basketball

LeBron James scored a playoff career-high 51 points but his Cleveland Cavaliers lost to the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals in Oakland on Thursday. The Warriors won 124-114 in overtime, kicking off the fourth straight Cavs-Warriors championship battle. Stephen Curry scored 29 points for the Warriors. Kevin Durant added 26, and Klay Thomson 24. Cleveland […]

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14-year-old Karthik Nemmani wins Scripps National Spelling Bee

14-year-old Karthik Nemmani wins Scripps National Spelling Bee

on June 1, 2018, 7:34 AM / in National News

Karthik Nemmani, an 8th-grader from McKinney, Texas, won this year’s Scripps National Spelling Bee after correctly spelling “koinonia,” a Greek word defined as “intimate spiritual communion and participative sharing in a common religious commitment and spiritual community.” The finals went 18 rounds. Naysa Modi, 12, of Frisco, Texas, took second place after leaving out the second “S” in the word […]

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Little Dog Barks: Assad threatens to force U.S. troops out of northeastern Syria

Little Dog Barks: Assad threatens to force U.S. troops out of northeastern Syria

on June 1, 2018, 7:32 AM / in International News

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said that he would use force to push U.S. troops out of northeastern Syria if they don’t cede control to the government willingly. “The Americans should leave somehow. They are going to leave,” Assad said in comments to Russian state-owned RT that were broadcast Thursday. Assad said his government is negotiating with local factions to return […]

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Danish lawmakers approve burqa ban

Danish lawmakers approve burqa ban

on June 1, 2018, 7:30 AM / in International News

The Danish Parliament on Thursday passed a law banning women from wearing traditional clothing that hides the face, such as a niqab or burqa. The legislation does not specifically single out Muslims, but says that “anyone who wears a garment that hides the face in public will be punished with a fine.” The penalty is 1,000 kroner ($157) but it […]

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Trump pardons conservative provocateur Dinesh D’Souza

Trump pardons conservative provocateur Dinesh D’Souza

on June 1, 2018, 7:28 AM / in National News

President Trump announced Thursday that he would pardon conservative provocateur Dinesh D’Souza, who pleaded guilty to a felony related to campaign finance violations in 2014. D’Souza made $20,000 in illegal contributions to a New York Senate candidate, and was sentenced to five years of probation and several months in a confinement center. Trump tweeted that D’Souza “was treated very unfairly […]

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North Korean official brings Trump letter from Kim Jong Un

on June 1, 2018, 7:26 AM / in International News, National News

Former North Korean intelligence chief Kim Yong Chol will make a rare visit to Washington on Friday to give a “personal letter” from Kim Jong Un to President Trump in a sign of the “good progress” toward reviving a summit between the two leaders, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday. “Our two countries face a pivotal moment in our […]

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Trump imposes tariffs, and U.S. allies retaliate

Trump imposes tariffs, and U.S. allies retaliate

on June 1, 2018, 7:25 AM / in International News, National News

President Trump imposed steel and aluminum tariffs on the European Union, Canada, and Mexico, prompting immediate retaliation by some of America’s closest allies. The U.S. tariffs of 25 percent on imported steel and 10 percent on aluminum took effect at midnight Thursday. “This is protectionism, pure and simple,” said Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission. Mexico said it would […]

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Liberal Fascists Blame Trump for Racism

Liberal Fascists Blame Trump for Racism

on June 1, 2018, 6:57 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Dustin Koellhoffer  |   iPatriot  It didn’t take a day for Roseanne to go from making an off-color joke mocking Valerie Jarrett to being the leading “Nazi White Supremacist of the Trump regime.”  Leftist liberal Democrats demonize Trump at every opportunity.  One liberal even went so far as to call Ivanka a “nasty soulless troll” for tweeting a lovely picture of […]

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Good Move Mr. President

on June 1, 2018, 6:51 AM / in National News

President Trump on Thursday pardoned Dinesh D’Souza, the conservative writer, filmmaker and commentator who was serving five years probation for illegally using straw donors to support a Republican Senate candidate in 2012. The president also invited headlines while musing about pardoning TV personality Martha Stewart and commuting the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich (D). The surprise pardon for […]

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Google Links California’s Republican Party to ‘Nazism’

Google Links California’s Republican Party to ‘Nazism’

on June 1, 2018, 6:45 AM / in National News, State News

Written by Onan Coca  |  Eagle Rising No, there’s no bias in the tech industry gatekeepers who rule the Internet. Sure, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, and Google routinely suppress conservative content, and sure they demonetize conservatives more than liberals, and sure they ban conservatives more than liberals, and sure they call mainstream conservative content “fake news.” But that doesn’t mean they’re biased, […]

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Small-town kid named nation’s best

Small-town kid named nation’s best

on June 1, 2018, 6:39 AM / in Baseball, State News

By MAURICE PATTON | Columbia Daily Herald LORETTO — Ryan Weathers went from perplexed to pleasantly surprised in a split-second Thursday. Lured back to school, the recent Loretto graduate was drawn outside when he was told his truck was being towed — only to be greeted with the trophy recognizing him as the Gatorade national high school baseball player of […]

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God Said That

God Said That

on June 1, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me. – Psalm 23:4 When 8-year-old Jacob visited his Grampa in the hospital, he came with his own custom-made “Get Well” card. It was an 81/2″ x 11″ piece of stiff white paper folded in half. On the front he had written, “Hope you feel better soon.” On the […]

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June 1st in History

June 1st in History

on June 1, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

June 1 is the 152nd day of the year (153rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 213 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Azores Day (Azores) Children’s Day (International), and its related observances: The Mothers and Children’s Day (Mongolia) Christian Feast Day: Annibale Maria di Francia Crescentinus Fortunatus of Spoleto Íñigo of Oña Justin […]

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