Archive for July, 2018

Facebook Suspends Alex Jones for 30 Days for “Bullying” and “Hate Speech”

Facebook Suspends Alex Jones for 30 Days for “Bullying” and “Hate Speech”

on July 31, 2018, 8:41 AM / in National News

Written by  James Murphy Controversial talk-show host Alex Jones has been suspended for 30 days by Facebook because of posting four videos that the social-networking giant deemed offensive. The suspension only includes Jones’ personal page and any pages directly managed by him. The page for his Infowars platform is, thus far, unaffected by the suspension. For 30 days, Jones may not […]

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Police Say Handcuffed Teen Shot Herself in the Head In a Traffic Stop – Witnesses on Video Say Otherwise

Police Say Handcuffed Teen Shot Herself in the Head In a Traffic Stop – Witnesses on Video Say Otherwise

on July 31, 2018, 8:28 AM / in State News

Finding this hard to believe By  MATT AGORIST  |   Free Thought Project Chesapeake, VA — A mother is grieving and also crying foul after police say her 19-year-old daughter killed herself during a routine traffic stop. According to the mother, police told her that her daughter was handcuffed when she somehow got a gun and shot herself. But witnesses tell a […]

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Jim Acosta, Horrified: Someone Shouted At The White House

Jim Acosta, Horrified: Someone Shouted At The White House

on July 31, 2018, 8:16 AM / in National News

by Alex Parker  |  RedState Jim Acosta’s upset. Someone did something to him that he considers inexcusable: on Monday, somebody shouted at him. Yes — shouted. Right after he shouted a question at Donald Trump: “Mr. President, if there was no collusion, why does Rudy Giuliani consider there to be no crime in collusion?” To be sure, by the way, Giuliani […]

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Asylum Rules Would Allow Migrating Foreign Populations to Fill Half of Midwest

Asylum Rules Would Allow Migrating Foreign Populations to Fill Half of Midwest

on July 31, 2018, 8:06 AM / in National News

By John Binder  |   Breitbart News New asylum rules approved by the GOP majority and Democrat minority House Appropriations Committee would give the right to migrate to the United States to a foreign population at least half the size of the American Midwest. Two asylum rules pushed by Rep. David Price (D-NC) as well as Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-KS) and approved by […]

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Malaysia civil aviation chief resigns after MH370 report

on July 31, 2018, 7:40 AM / in International News

The head of Malaysia’s civil aviation authority, Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, resigned Tuesday following the release of a report showing failures of Kuala Lumpur’s air traffic control center during the 2014 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight 370. “Over the past four years, I have tried my level best to assist in the search for MH370 and I am ever resolute in […]

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Prosecutors won’t charge Minneapolis officers for fatal shooting

on July 31, 2018, 7:35 AM / in State News

Minnesota prosecutors said Monday that they would not file charges against two white Minneapolis police officers who shot and killed a black man, Thurman Blevins, last month. Investigators found that the officers were justified in using deadly force because Blevins ran away, refusing commands to stop and show his hands, and turned toward the officers while holding a loaded gun. […]

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Judge orders Trump administration to help find missing migrant parents

Judge orders Trump administration to help find missing migrant parents

on July 31, 2018, 7:29 AM / in National News

U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw, the judge who issued a now-past deadline to reunite migrant families separated at the border, has given the Trump administration until Wednesday to provide detailed information on hundreds of “missing” parents deemed ineligible for reunification. The government on Friday said that 650 of the 2,551 migrant children remained separated because their parents had been deported […]

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Think Tank: Medicare For All Has $32-Trillion Federal Price Tag

Think Tank: Medicare For All Has $32-Trillion Federal Price Tag

on July 31, 2018, 7:26 AM / in National News

Would increase annual federal spending on health care by $2.5 trillion BY: Charles Fain Lehman  |  Washington Free Beacon The implementation of nationwide, single-payer health care would cost the U.S. government more than $32 trillion over ten years, according to a new report from the libertarian Mercatus Center. The paper, authored by Mercatus scholar Charles Blahous, assesses the fiscal impact of Sen. Bernie […]

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Trump and World Affairs

on July 31, 2018, 7:21 AM / in International News

The president says he’s open to meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani “any time” and without preconditions (The Hill). During a joint news conference on Monday with visiting Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte of Italy, Trump extended a sweeping invitation to meet with Iran’s leader, with whom he exchanged nuclear-infused tweets last week (The Hill). “I ended the [U.S. participation in […]

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Good Morning and happy final day in July, 2018!

Good Morning and happy final day in July, 2018!

on July 31, 2018, 7:15 AM / in National News

President Trump is threatening to shut down the government if he doesn’t get sufficient funding for a border wall, throwing Republicans off balance and injecting fresh uncertainty into Washington three months before the midterm elections. Republicans are eager to discuss the booming economy and their tax-cuts bill as they seek to protect majorities in the House and Senate ahead of […]

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Liberals offering their organs to keep Ruth Bader Ginsburg healthy

Liberals offering their organs to keep Ruth Bader Ginsburg healthy

on July 31, 2018, 7:07 AM / in Opinion

By LU Staff The question “How crazy are liberals in the era of Donald Trump?” just became slightly more difficult to answer. The president already appointed one new justice to the Supreme Court in the person of Neil Gorsuch, and he currently has another nominee in the works in the person of Bret Kavanaugh. The confirmation of Kavanaugh will be sufficient to […]

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Chris Todd Calls On Bush Campaign to Disavow Nashville PAC

on July 31, 2018, 6:41 AM / in State News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Chris Todd Phone:  731-660-4153 Email:  Chris@ChrisToddforTN.com PACs continue to fund attacks in spite of calls to end negative campaigning  (Jackson, TN, July 2018) Chris Todd, candidate for District 73 State Representative, called on Commissioner Jay Bush to return donations made by the political action committee (PAC) of Representative Curtis Johnson, Johnson Victory PAC. This information became […]

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The Amerikan

The Amerikan

on July 31, 2018, 6:39 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Art by A.F. Branco

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Texas’ Campus Carry Law Turns Two

Texas’ Campus Carry Law Turns Two

on July 31, 2018, 6:25 AM / in National News

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Wednesday, August 1 2018, marks two years since Texas’ campus carry law took effect at public universities and one year since it took effect at community colleges. During that time, no Texas college has reported a resulting fatality, injury, assault, threat, or suicide attempt. Texas is one of six states­—along with Utah, Colorado, Idaho, Georgia, and (as of February of this […]

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Will Tribalism Trump Democracy?

Will Tribalism Trump Democracy?

on July 31, 2018, 6:14 AM / in Opinion

On July 19, the Knesset voted to change the nation’s Basic Law. Israel was declared to be, now and forever, the nation-state and national home of the Jewish people. Hebrew is to be the state language. Angry reactions, not only among Israeli Arabs and Jews, came swift. Allan Brownfeld of the American Council for Judaism calls the law a “retreat […]

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This Day in History July 31st

This Day in History July 31st

on July 31, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

July 31 is the 212th day of the year (213th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 153 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Germanus of Auxerre Ignatius of Loyola Neot July 31 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) End of the Trinity term (sitting of the High Court of Justice of England) Ka Hae […]

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Have you asked, “What is the secret of life?”

Have you asked, “What is the secret of life?”

on July 31, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

I asked a friend, who interacts with a wide variety of people, how he thought people might answer. He gave me an assortment of possible responses, such as, happiness, family, fun, money, fame, influence, long life, and even a bottle of Guinness. The question What is the secret of life? is too vexing for many people, so they dismiss it […]

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Cambodia’s ruling party claims victory in vote opposition calls a ‘sham’

Cambodia’s ruling party claims victory in vote opposition calls a ‘sham’

on July 30, 2018, 8:00 AM / in International News

The ruling Cambodian People’s Party declared victory in a Sunday general election that opponents called a “sham.” The voting followed a months-long crackdown on the media, as well as the effective barring of the leading opposition group, the Cambodia National Rescue Party, from the campaign after a court ruled late last year that some of its leaders were plotting with […]

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U.S., Taliban agree to meet again after positive talks

on July 30, 2018, 7:57 AM / in International News

Talks between a senior U.S. diplomat and Taliban representatives in Doha last week produced “very positive signals” regarding a possible ceasefire in Afghanistan, Reuters reported Sunday, citing people with knowledge of the discussions. A Taliban official who said he participated in the meeting described the atmosphere as “friendly.” “You can’t call it peace talks,” he said. “These are a series […]

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Deadly Northern California fire kills 6th person

Deadly Northern California fire kills 6th person

on July 30, 2018, 7:56 AM / in National News, State News

The body of another wildfire victim was recovered in Shasta County, California, on Sunday, bringing the death toll from the massive blaze to six. The latest victim, who was not immediately identified, was found a day after a family member confirmed the deaths of a 70-year-old woman and her 4- and 5-year-old great-grandchildren. Seven other people remained missing. The wildfire, […]

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