Archive for July 18th, 2018

F.A.K.E.

on July 18, 2018, 7:52 AM / in Opinion

Did’ja know? 2,700,000 USA kids have a parent in prison. 400,000 USA kids are in foster care. And 765,000 USA kids are separated from their military parents not knowing if they will see them again. Total: 3,865,700 suffering American kids ! BUTTT the USA press & media choose to spotlight only 2,000 strangers’ kids who are only temporarily separated (still?) […]

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Early Household Appliances

Early Household Appliances

on July 18, 2018, 7:49 AM / in History

In 1910, it took 12 hours a day to do the housework (six hours for cooking alone)! Domestic chores were no walk in the park. Take a look at these ads for newly invented household appliances from the early 1900’s. These time-saving devices would revolutionize domestic life! The Hoover Suction Sweeper: The first upright vacuum was invented by James M. […]

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EU hits Google with record $5 billion antitrust fine

EU hits Google with record $5 billion antitrust fine

on July 18, 2018, 7:40 AM / in International News

European Union regulators on Wednesday hit Google with a record €4.3 billion ($5 billion) fine for antitrust violations. The European Commission said Google abused its Android market dominance by inserting its own search engine and Chrome apps into the widely used operating system for smartphones and tablets. The regulators also said Google did other things to block competition, such as […]

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Judge denies Manafort’s request to move trial

on July 18, 2018, 7:35 AM / in National News

Judge T.S. Ellis III ruled Tuesday former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s upcoming trial on bank and fraud charges will be held in Alexandria, Virginia, rejecting a defense attorney’s claim that Manafort can’t get a fair trial in Northern Virginia due to a liberal jury pool and widespread publicity surrounding the case. The defense had requested a change of venue […]

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4 states sue to void cap on state, local tax deductions

on July 18, 2018, 7:33 AM / in National News, State News

New York, Connecticut, Maryland, and New Jersey sued the federal government on Tuesday, seeking to get rid of the $10,000 cap on federal deductions for state and local taxes included in President Trump’s 2017 tax overhaul. The Republican-led Congress passed the $1.5 trillion overhaul and Trump signed it seven months ago, slashing the corporate tax rate and mostly reducing taxes […]

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Obama takes veiled swipe at Trump in speech

Obama takes veiled swipe at Trump in speech

on July 18, 2018, 7:31 AM / in International News

Former President Barack Obama on Tuesday made his highest-profile speech since leaving office, urging people around the world to preserve causes the late South African leader Nelson Mandela fought for — “democracy, diversity, and quality education”, (theft of property), “for all” (meaning socialism). (Editor added) Obama spoke in Johannesburg as South Africans marked the 100th anniversary of Mandela’s birth with […]

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Strzok’s Medal Disorder

Strzok’s Medal Disorder

on July 18, 2018, 7:20 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Art by A.F. Branco

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All-Stars combine for 10 HRs; AL wins 8-6 in 10 innings

All-Stars combine for 10 HRs; AL wins 8-6 in 10 innings

on July 18, 2018, 7:10 AM / in Baseball

WASHINGTON — A record 10 home runs. A slew of strikeouts. The all-or-nothing All-Star Game mirrored what baseball has become. Astros teammates Alex Bregman and George Springer homered on consecutive pitches to begin the 10th inning, and the American League beat the National League 8-6 Tuesday night for its sixth straight win. Mike Trout, Aaron Judge and Jean Segura also […]

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What America Must Learn from Germany’s Failed Open Border Policy

What America Must Learn from Germany’s Failed Open Border Policy

on July 18, 2018, 7:04 AM / in Opinion

Angela Merkel was initially revered for her openness and tolerance of outsiders. The mainstream media heaped on the praise for Merkel’s acceptance of Muslim refugees as well as other Muslims seeking a new home. Though Merkel’s political prowess was once unmatched, she has failed Germany as well as Europe. The history books will not be kind to Merkel. Her open […]

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School Says Teen Girl’s Boobs Are Visible Through Shirt But She Disagrees

School Says Teen Girl’s Boobs Are Visible Through Shirt But She Disagrees

on July 18, 2018, 6:57 AM / in State News

If we were 17 again… we would be distracted…… but would we complain…. not likely. Students are defending a Montana high school girl’s right not to wear a bra at school. Helena High School senior Kaitlyn Juvik was allegedly asked to change her clothes because somebody complained it was making him or her uncomfortable, KRTV reports. Juvik was consequently given a […]

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UK military drone operators could be ‘liable for murder prosecution,’ report suggests

UK military drone operators could be ‘liable for murder prosecution,’ report suggests

on July 18, 2018, 6:29 AM / in International News

RT.com UK military personnel engaging in US-led drone operations in Syria and Iraq are at risk of being “liable to prosecution for murder” due to the government not setting a “clear policy and sound legal basis,” a report warns. There is a growing concern that the UK was complicit in civilian deaths by supporting a US-led drone program that was […]

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Good Economic Morning This Wednesday, July 18th 2018

on July 18, 2018, 6:25 AM / in National News

THE BIG DEAL–Fed chief lays out risks of trade war Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell told lawmakers Tuesday that mounting trade tensions between the United States and key economic partners could pose serious risks to the U.S. and global economy. In testimony at the Senate Banking Committee, Powell was cautious in his remarks and tried to avoid commenting directly on President […]

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‘Gay’ deacon writes for obscene newspaper with archbishop’s permission

‘Gay’ deacon writes for obscene newspaper with archbishop’s permission

on July 18, 2018, 6:01 AM / in National News

By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman (LifeSiteNews) – A Catholic deacon who is openly homosexual has continued to write salacious reviews of obscene movies for a “gay” newspaper in San Francisco for at least a year since Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone was informed of his activities, LifeSite has learned. Over a year ago, in June 2017 the archdiocese told LifeSite that Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, […]

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This Day in History July 18th

This Day in History July 18th

on July 18, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

July 18 is the 199th day of the year (200th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 166 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Monday, Wednesday or Saturday (58 in 400 years each) than on Thursday or Friday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on […]

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Calvin Coolidge and the Greatness of a ‘Not Great’ President

Calvin Coolidge and the Greatness of a ‘Not Great’ President

on July 18, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

Written by  Jack Kenny If brevity is the soul of wit, it is unfortunate that Calvin Coolidge (shown) is remembered more for his greatly exaggerated brevity than for his frequently overlooked wit. Indeed, two of the famous quotes attributed to Coolidge have often been cited to suggest dullness rather than keenness of insight. “The business of America is business,” our […]

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Judge rejects Planned Parenthood suit against Trump prioritizing abstinence education

Judge rejects Planned Parenthood suit against Trump prioritizing abstinence education

on July 18, 2018, 5:57 AM / in National News

by Calvin Freiburger WASHINGTON, D.C., (LifeSiteNews) – A federal judge has sided with the Trump administration in a lawsuit challenging its move to prioritize faith-based, abstinence-focused programs for dispensing family-planning dollars. In May, three Planned Parenthood groups and the National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association (NFPRHA) sued the administration over the Department of Health & Human Services’ (HHS) February guidelines […]

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Roby wins Alabama GOP runoff, overcoming blowback from Trump criticism

Roby wins Alabama GOP runoff, overcoming blowback from Trump criticism

on July 18, 2018, 5:55 AM / in State News

BY LISA HAGEN    |   THE HILL Rep. Martha Roby is projected to win Alabama’s GOP primary runoff in the state’s 2nd District, overcoming the blowback from her past criticism of President Trump during the 2016 election after earning his endorsement. Roby defeated former Rep. Bobby Bright, a Democrat-turned Republican whom she unseated in 2010. The AP called the race around 9:30 p.m. ET. With all precincts reporting […]

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