Archive for July 13th, 2018

SCOTUS case reversal rates (2007 – Present)

SCOTUS case reversal rates (2007 – Present)

on July 13, 2018, 8:02 AM / in National News, News

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) issued opinions in 74 cases during its October 2017 term. It reversed 52 lower court decisions (70.3 percent) and affirmed 19 (the remaining three cases were original jurisdiction). This term’s reversal rate was slightly higher than the average rate of reversal since 2007 (70.1 percent). Fifteen of the October 2017 term cases originated in […]

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Serena Williams advances to Wimbledon final

Serena Williams advances to Wimbledon final

on July 13, 2018, 7:44 AM / in Tennis

Serena Williams qualified for the Wimbledon final, beating No. 13 Julia Goerges of Germany 6-2, 6-4 in the semifinal on Thursday. Williams, a seven-time Wimbledon champion, was seeded 25th after taking nearly a year away from competition following the birth of her daughter. The tennis superstar conceded that she was surprised by her own dominance at Wimbledon this year after […]

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Government reopens Emmet Till murder investigation after 63 years

Government reopens Emmet Till murder investigation after 63 years

on July 13, 2018, 7:40 AM / in National News, State News

The federal government has reopened the investigation into the murder of Emmett Till, a 14-year-old African-American boy whose mutilated body was left in Mississippi’s Tallahatchie River in 1955 in one of the most notorious racist killings of the Jim Crow-era Deep South. Two men, Roy Bryant and J.W. Milam, both white, were prosecuted but acquitted by an all-white jury after […]

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Trump administration says it has reunited all eligible migrant kids under 5

Trump administration says it has reunited all eligible migrant kids under 5

on July 13, 2018, 7:30 AM / in National News

NPR attempting to hit a blow to Trump The Trump administration announced Thursday that it had reunited all eligible children under age 5 who were separated from their parents at the Mexican border, two days after a court-set deadline. Administration officials said they reunited 57 of 103 children fitting the criteria, but could not return the rest to their undocumented […]

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Baseball in heaven

Baseball in heaven

on July 13, 2018, 7:23 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Sam and Dean were the best of friends as well as two of the biggest baseball fans the world has ever seen. All of their lives, Sam and Dean would talk about baseball. They went to all the games they could get to. They even made a pact, as kids, that when one of them dies – the other will […]

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crocodiles anyone???

crocodiles anyone???

on July 13, 2018, 7:19 AM / in News

Australian parks and wildlife rangers captured a monster of a crocodile Monday (July 9), according to The Sydney Morning Herald. The beast was 15 feet 5 inches long (4.7 meters) and weighed a whopping 1,300 lbs. (600 kilograms). If a reptile long enough to block two lanes of traffic sounds big to you, you’ve got good instincts. Experts told Live […]

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Ghoulies: Parade of the Aborticrats ~ WARNING Really F’d Up Liberal VIDEO Stunt

Ghoulies: Parade of the Aborticrats ~ WARNING Really F’d Up Liberal VIDEO Stunt

on July 13, 2018, 7:08 AM / in Opinion

  by Michelle Malkin USA – -(Ammoland.com)- I thought we had seen it all from radical feminists — and what we’ve seen is way, way more than anyone other than a gynecologist needs to see. Six years ago, Code Pink zealots traipsed across the fruited plain in giant female reproductive organ costumes demanding “respect” for women’s bodies and women’s abortion rights. They called […]

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By the Book

By the Book

on July 13, 2018, 7:02 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Art by A.F. Branco

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Is a Coming NATO Crisis Inevitable?

Is a Coming NATO Crisis Inevitable?

on July 13, 2018, 6:54 AM / in Opinion

Of President Donald Trump’s explosion at Angela Merkel’s Germany during the NATO summit, it needs to be said: It is long past time we raised our voices. America pays more for NATO, an alliance created 69 years ago to defend Europe, than do the Europeans. And as Europe free-rides off our defense effort, the EU runs trade surpluses at our […]

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Brett Kavanaugh on Track?

Brett Kavanaugh on Track?

on July 13, 2018, 6:52 AM / in National News

Nominee Brett Kavanaugh appears to be on track for confirmation among Senate Republicans, including abortion rights supporters Sens. Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska. The pressure is on centrist Democrats (The Hill). Wisconsin Democrat Sen. Tammy Baldwin, who is up for reelection in a state Trump won in 2016, announced her opposition to Kavanaugh on Thursday. Senate […]

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Good Morning, It’s Friday July 13th 2018

Good Morning, It’s Friday July 13th 2018

on July 13, 2018, 6:26 AM / in National News, Opinion

We are going to make this a short day today…. President Trump will hold a joint press conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May this morning followed by noon tea with Queen Elizabeth II in Berkshire, a day after storming out of Brussels, having played the part of disruptor at the annual NATO summit. At the 8:45 a.m. presser with […]

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This Day in History July 13th

This Day in History July 13th

on July 13, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

July 13 is the 194th day of the year (195th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 171 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Abd-al-Masih Abel of Tacla Haimonot (Coptic Church) Clelia Barbieri Eugenius of Carthage Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor Mildrith of Thanet Silas (Catholic Church) Teresa of the Andes July […]

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Something I Should Know?

Something I Should Know?

on July 13, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

He went up on a mountainside by himself to pray. Matthew 14:23 During a concert, singer-songwriter David Wilcox responded to a question from the audience about how he composes songs. He said there are three aspects to his process: a quiet room, an empty page, and the question, “Is there something I should know?” It struck me as a wonderful […]

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