Archive for June 22nd, 2018

History -NAFTA Roll call votes House & Senate

on June 22, 2018, 8:12 AM / in History

As I have mentioned a time or two – I fought hard against NAFTA and lost, Rush Limbaugh and Newty GetRich fought hard to get it passed – as did many other **conservative** GOP members back then. I happened across this roll call vote in my archives while looking for another item and thought – it is TIME to repost […]

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Neocons, Puppet Masters, Ron Paul And Freedom Documents

Neocons, Puppet Masters, Ron Paul And Freedom Documents

on June 22, 2018, 7:05 AM / in Opinion

Neocons are America’s biggest threat. Neolibs are partners in crime with Neocons but are inferior in power and influence. Neocons have been in control of Washington, D.C., since the administration of G.H.W. Bush—and they are still in control today, a Trump presidency notwithstanding. Republicans and Democrats always seem to be fighting each other, and on many issues these fights are genuine. […]

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SCOTUS INTERNET SALES RULING IS A SHOCKER

SCOTUS INTERNET SALES RULING IS A SHOCKER

on June 22, 2018, 7:03 AM / in Opinion

So if I understand this most recent SCOTUS ruling correctly, if you are a resident of a high sales tax state like California, and you make a purchase over the internet from another state, you will pay a 13% California sales tax tacked onto the cost of your purchase, even though the state you bought the product from is a […]

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BRAKING News (sic) on Anti-Trumpers

BRAKING News (sic) on Anti-Trumpers

on June 22, 2018, 6:58 AM / in Bedtime Stories

This pretty much sums it all up.  Share it far and wide. Jackie Juntti WGEN   idzrus@earthlink.net News has it that the mental hospitals are filling fast with patients suffering from Trump Derangement Syndrome

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States can reach into another States and Do What? The Sales Tax Issue took a turn toward Progress Federalism

States can reach into another States and Do What? The Sales Tax Issue took a turn toward Progress Federalism

on June 22, 2018, 6:55 AM / in National News

THE BIG DEAL — Justices uphold online sales taxes: The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a South Dakota law requiring certain out-of-state retailers, including those that operate remotely online, to collect its sales tax. In a 5-4 ruling, the court overturned a 1992 court precedent barring states from requiring businesses that have no physical presence in the state to collect their […]

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House Passes Farm Bill with Reform of SNAP Program

House Passes Farm Bill with Reform of SNAP Program

on June 22, 2018, 6:47 AM / in National News

This farm bill attaches work requirements to food stamps, but will it pass the Senate. Written by Joe Scudder  |   Eagle Rising Supposedly, the House’s farm bill is “dead on arrival” in the Senate, in part because of the work requirements for food stamps. Hopefully, the Trump Administration has a plan to convince the Senate to go along with the House […]

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Good Morning, Jackson, It is June 22, 2018

Good Morning, Jackson, It is June 22, 2018

on June 22, 2018, 6:42 AM / in National News

Dramatic votes. House floor maneuvers. Protests. Trips to the border. Immigration issues gripped Washington on Thursday. As Expected nothing was resolved. Today, President Trump will return to a familiar narrative about criminal immigrants and gang members in a speech at the White House. Here’s the tick-tock and fallout from a frantic 24 hours: The House rejected a hard-line immigration bill […]

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Ban on Carrying a Gun within 1000 ft of Schools Struck Down in Illinois

Ban on Carrying a Gun within 1000 ft of Schools Struck Down in Illinois

on June 22, 2018, 6:22 AM / in State News

by John Crump Chicago, IL –-(Ammoland.com)- In 2012 Quovadis Green was working as an armed security guard on the north side of Chicago. He was getting out of his van when Dan Svoboda, a teacher at Senn High School, saw Green outside the van that was parked across from the school in his security guard uniform with the gun on his hip. Svoboda […]

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Having an American Identity

Having an American Identity

on June 22, 2018, 6:19 AM / in Opinion

By Paul Gottfried    Every now and then one encounters an illustration of what’s wrong with conservatism, inc. that’s so egregious that one feels obliged to comment. And this happened to me just the other day! On June 14 Townhall featured an essay in support of John James, the Republican senatorial candidate in Michigan. This commentary almost managed to get me to donate to […]

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The Trade

The Trade

on June 22, 2018, 6:09 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Sally was driving home from one of her business trips in Northern Arizona when she saw an elderly woman walking on the side of the road. As the trip was a long and quiet one, she stopped the car and asked the woman if she would like a ride. With a silent nod of thanks, the woman got into the […]

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Daddy’s little girl! Touching moment Marine dad joined his four-year-old daughter for a suprise tea party

Daddy’s little girl! Touching moment Marine dad joined his four-year-old daughter for a suprise tea party

on June 22, 2018, 6:07 AM / in People

Daddy’s little girl! Touching moment Marine dad joined his four-year-old daughter for a suprise tea party The photoshoot shows a tender moment between a daughter and her Marine father Keven Porter, a U.S. Marine Corps drill instructor, and his four-year-old daughter Ashley were photographed having a tea party Ashley and her dad are close, but due to his work schedule, […]

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June 22nd in History

June 22nd in History

on June 22, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

June 22 is the 173rd day of the year (174th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 192 days remaining until the end of the year On this day the Summer solstice may occur in the Northern Hemisphere, and the Winter solstice may occur in the Southern Hemisphere. Holidays Anti-Fascist Struggle Day (Croatia) Christian Feast Day: Aaron of […]

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Facing Our Fears

Facing Our Fears

on June 22, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

The Angel of the Lord appeared to him, and said to him, “The Lord is with you, you mighty man of valor!” — Judges 6:12 A mother asked her 5-year-old son to go to the pantry to get her a can of tomato soup. But he refused and protested, “It’s dark in there.” Mom assured Johnny, “It’s okay. Don’t be afraid. […]

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3 faith headlines

3 faith headlines

on June 22, 2018, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

By W. Scott Lamb  /   Washington Times 1| Christians should be praying for Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin regularly. Looking to raise money for Planned Parenthood, “Musicians Attack Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin With Tune ‘Crotch Crucifix’“ |Breitbart A coalition of more than 40 musicians is promoting a digital compilation of songs titled “We Have a Bevin Problem” to protest Kentucky Gov. Matt […]

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Has the West the Will to Survive?

Has the West the Will to Survive?

on June 22, 2018, 5:59 AM / in Opinion

“If you’re … pathetically weak, the country is going to be overrun with millions of people, and if you’re strong, then you don’t have any heart, that’s a tough dilemma. … I’d rather be strong.” So said President Donald Trump, on issuing his order halting the separation of children from parents caught breaking into the country. Trump’s enemies are celebrating […]

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Congress Seeks to Ban Iran From International Financial System

Congress Seeks to Ban Iran From International Financial System

on June 22, 2018, 5:54 AM / in International News, National News

Lawmakers encourage blacklist as a result of Iran’s continued money laundering efforts and financial support to terror groups Leading members of Congress are urging the Trump administration to pressure world leaders to ban Iran from accessing international financial systems following revelations the former Obama administration secretly helped Tehran skirt international sanctions to potentially access billions in hard currency, according to […]

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The ACLU Is No Longer a Free Speech Organization

The ACLU Is No Longer a Free Speech Organization

on June 22, 2018, 5:50 AM / in National News, Opinion

BY: Alex Griswold  |   Washington Free Beacon The American Civil Liberty Union has done a lot of good in this country, imho. I know they’re a favorite target of many conservatives, including my bosses, and I myself would never donate to them (their abortion advocacy being a deal-breaker). But the organization has a long history of standing up for and protecting […]

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