Archive for July 19th, 2018

Remains in Texas believed to be 95 forced-labor black prisoners

on July 19, 2018, 7:33 AM / in State News

Researchers believe the remains of 95 people found at a Texas construction site are those of African Americans forced to work on a plantation around the turn of the 20th century, according to a preliminary report released this week. The bones were discovered while crews were working on a new school near Houston. Archaeologists said the bodies were almost certainly […]

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Measure to split California removed from ballot

on July 19, 2018, 7:31 AM / in State News

The California Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled a proposal to split up the state from the November ballot. Proposition 9, sponsored by venture capitalist Tim Draper, called for the division of California into three states: California, Northern California, and Southern California. A conservation group sued, arguing the measure would abolish the state constitution, which cannot be done as a ballot […]

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The Political Trail

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

by Jonathan Easley and Alexis Simendinger Obama on Wednesday again declined to directly address Trump during a speech at a summit in South Africa. Instead, the former president took a swipe at liberal identity politics. “Democracy demands that we’re also able to get inside the reality of people who are different than us so we can understand their points of […]

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House votes to go to conference on farm bill

House votes to go to conference on farm bill

on July 19, 2018, 7:15 AM / in National News

The House voted on Wednesday to go to conference with the Senate on the 2018 farm bill, a measure delayed this year by controversies tied to work requirements for food stamp provisions and unrelated skirmishes in Congress over immigration. The House approved its version of the five-year farm bill in a 213-211 vote last month. The most controversial part of the […]

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The Senate and Some ICE

on July 19, 2018, 7:12 AM / in National News

A symbolic GOP Senate resolution supporting Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) — and opposing progressives’ political campaign to “abolish” the agency — was blocked by Democrats on Wednesday shortly after a similar measure was approved by the House. Democrats’ push to eliminate ICE, created in 2003, entered the national spotlight after the president’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy resulted in the […]

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American woman killed in Mexico after U.S. issues travel warnings

on July 19, 2018, 7:06 AM / in International News, National News

Police in Mexico are investigating the murder of an American tourist hit by a stray bullet in Mexico City. Tatiana Mirutenko of San Francisco was leaving a restaurant with her husband and two friends Saturday morning when she was shot. Police say two men on a motorcycle were aiming for a bar bouncer who was at the same restaurant. The […]

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The Scramble over Russia and The President

on July 19, 2018, 7:02 AM / in National News

In an interview last night with CBS News’s Jeff Glor, President Trump offered his most unambiguous remarks to date about Russian interference in the 2016 election (CBS News). After days of waffling and contradictions, Trump said he holds Russian President Vladimir Putin personally responsible for the election interference, which has produced dozens of indictments of senior Russian intelligence officials and […]

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This just in from Poopville. San Francisco is now openly registering illegal immigrants to vote in open violation of the United States Constitution. Not kidding!

This just in from Poopville. San Francisco is now openly registering illegal immigrants to vote in open violation of the United States Constitution. Not kidding!

on July 19, 2018, 6:43 AM / in Opinion, State News

BY THOMAS MADISON   |   Powdered Whig Society  From America’s most progressive cesspool, San Francisco, which has brought us open homosexuality and most recently so many thousands of mounds of uncontrollable human feces that the city by the bay has lost many millions of tourist dollars, they now bring us yet another stroke of genius. Poop City’s latest bright idea? Giving illegal […]

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FACEBOOK SPONSORING FAR-LEFT CONFERENCE WHERE SOCIALIST OCASIO-CORTEZ WILL KEYNOTE

FACEBOOK SPONSORING FAR-LEFT CONFERENCE WHERE SOCIALIST OCASIO-CORTEZ WILL KEYNOTE

on July 19, 2018, 6:40 AM / in National News

By Peter Hasson | Reporter  |   The Daily Caller Facebook is among the sponsors for a far-left conference that will feature Democratic socialist candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as a keynote speaker. Topics at the 2018 Netroots Nation conference include “menstrual equity,” “harnessing the political power of black immigrants” and “youth-led campaigns to promote social justice.” The Aug. 2-4 conference, touted as the nation’s […]

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The Transgender Posse vs. Scarlett Johansson

The Transgender Posse vs. Scarlett Johansson

on July 19, 2018, 6:33 AM / in Opinion

by Jeff Jacoby  |   TownHall SCARLETT JOHANSSON IS no stranger to left-wing pressure. In 2014, protesters demanded that she sever her ties to an Israeli company, SodaStream. Last year a racial interest group condemned her for playing the character Motoko in “Ghost in the Shell,” a Hollywood remake of a Japanese classic. The posse came after Johansson yet again last week. Her supposed […]

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The Safari

The Safari

on July 19, 2018, 6:16 AM / in Bedtime Stories

I went on safari with my wife and mother-in-law. One evening, while still deep in the jungle, the Mrs. awoke to find her mother gone. Rushing to me, she insisted on us both trying to find her mother. I picked up my rifle, took a swig of whiskey, and started to look for her. In a clearing not far from […]

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This Day in History July 19th

This Day in History July 19th

on July 19, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

July 19 is the 200th day of the year (201st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 165 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Arsenius (Catholic Church) Bernold, Bishop of Utrecht Justa and Rufina Kirdjun Macrina the Younger, Sister of St. Basil the Great Symmachus July 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Martyrs’ Day […]

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Marking Time

Marking Time

on July 19, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Let no one who waits on You be ashamed. Psalm 25:3 nkjv The military command, “Mark Time, March” means to march in place without moving forward.  It is an active pause in forward motion while remaining mentally prepared and expectantly waiting the next command. In everyday language, the term marking time has come to mean “motion without progress, not getting […]

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Hello, Norma Jeane

Hello, Norma Jeane

on July 19, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, July 19, 2017. When a 20-year-old blonde showed up at the studios of 20th Century Fox for a screen test on this date in 1946, the odds were stacked against her. The young woman had no previous acting experience, a hard-to-pronounce surname, and little clue of the culture she was attempting to join. For starters, dying […]

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