Archive for July 26th, 2018

The ‘Stinking Thinking’ of Politicians on Education

The ‘Stinking Thinking’ of Politicians on Education

on July 26, 2018, 7:31 AM / in Opinion

By David Fowler  |   FACT Recently, I sat in a meeting with some politicians and couldn’t help but think about what a Christian lawyer discussing religious liberty litigation said a few years ago, “Stupid for Jesus is still stupid.” It has stuck with me ever since. What I’ve heard from some politicians over the past several months is “stinking thinking,” […]

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The Senate has approved Jeb Bush’s former lieutenant governor for the top U.S. Education Department post of assistant secretary of K-12 education.

The Senate has approved Jeb Bush’s former lieutenant governor for the top U.S. Education Department post of assistant secretary of K-12 education.

on July 26, 2018, 7:28 AM / in National News

By Dr. Susan Berry   |   Breitbart News The Senate has approved Jeb Bush’s former lieutenant governor for the top U.S. Education Department post of assistant secretary of K-12 education. Frank Brogan was confirmed by the Senate Monday as Education Secretary Betsy DeVos continues to expand her department with colleagues of the former Florida governor who was a champion of the Common Core […]

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The Trade WAR

on July 26, 2018, 7:17 AM / in International News, National News, News

In trade terms, the United States and Europe on Wednesday declared a ceasefire, embracing potential concessions on both sides of the Atlantic to avert an escalating exchange of punishing tariffs (The Hill). The president and Juncker said the United States and the EU would begin negotiating toward a goal of “zero tariffs” on industrial goods and further cooperation on energy […]

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Rosenstein is in Hot Water

Rosenstein is in Hot Water

on July 26, 2018, 7:11 AM / in National News

House conservatives have introduced articles of impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who is overseeing Mueller’s probe (The Hill) … House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) is threatening to force a vote (The Hill) … it’s the culmination of months of frustration from Trump’s allies in Congress, who believe Rosenstein has allowed Mueller’s investigation to run too far […]

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Have a Happy Thursday, July 26th 2018

Have a Happy Thursday, July 26th 2018

on July 26, 2018, 7:08 AM / in National News

  Some of President Trump’s most controversial policies are undergoing extreme stress-testing this week by Congress, the courts and longtime allies, setting up a crucial stretch that will shape the contours of debate heading into the 2018 midterm elections. The president’s bedrock issues are at stake this week: Today is the court-ordered deadline for the administration to reunite the thousands […]

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Dick Bove: Trump poised to take control of the Federal Reserve

on July 26, 2018, 6:57 AM / in National News

Trump’s comments on the Fed were a big deal. Here’s why from CNBC.   President Trump sharply criticized the Federal Reserve this week, saying interest rate increases are hurting the economy. Trump will have the opportunity to fashion the central bank in the image he would like as he has four vacancies to fill on the board of governors. The […]

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Trump administration releases $12 billion aid package for farmers after tariff announcements

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

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced a $12 billion aid package earlier this week for farmers affected by the tariffs imposed by other nations in response to those imposed by the Trump administration. This aid does not require congressional approval. In a statement, Perdue said the package was “a short-term solution to allow President Trump time to work on long-term […]

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What A Gas

What A Gas

on July 26, 2018, 6:19 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Art by A.F. Branco

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An American Life

An American Life

on July 26, 2018, 6:17 AM / in People

By Andrew P. Napolitano  Last week, in Ridgewood, New Jersey, a 92-year-old unsung American patriot lost his battle with congestive heart failure. He had been surrounded by his wife and children and their spouses and their children. He left this vale of tears in his wife’s arms, peacefully and with dignity. His was an American life. He was born in Newark, […]

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Putin orders construction of world’s longest bridge

Putin orders construction of world’s longest bridge

on July 26, 2018, 6:12 AM / in International News

Russian President Vladimir Putin has instructed the government to work out a plan to construct a bridge connecting Sakhalin Island in the country’s Far East with mainland Russia. “The question of building a bridge between Sakhalin and the mainland has long been discussed, for decades. It has long been a dream of the people living on the island,” Putin said at […]

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