Archive for August 2nd, 2018

Michigan Supreme Court, in a 4-3 decision, rules that an independent redistricting initiative can remain on general election ballot

on August 2, 2018, 7:54 AM / in State News

The Michigan Supreme Court, in a 4-3 decision, ruled that a redistricting ballot initiative shall remain on the ballot for the election on November 6, 2018. If approved, the ballot initiative would transfer the power to draw the state’s congressional and legislative districts from the Michigan State Legislature to a 13-member redistricting commission. Citizens Protecting Michigan’s Constitution, a PAC that […]

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Gun rights coalition releases 3D-printed gun plans

Gun rights coalition releases 3D-printed gun plans

on August 2, 2018, 7:49 AM / in National News

Gun rights advocates on Wednesday published blueprints for untraceable 3D-printed plastic guns, defying a federal judge’s order temporarily blocking a Texas company from posting the plans online. The coalition of activists said the publications were protected by the First Amendment. “Information is code, code is free speech, and free speech is freedom,” the coalition said in a statement. U.S. District […]

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Still Trying to Be Relevant; Obamas endorse dozens of Democratic candidates

Still Trying to Be Relevant; Obamas endorse dozens of Democratic candidates

on August 2, 2018, 7:45 AM / in National News

Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama on Wednesday released a list of nearly 100 Democratic candidates they endorse in more than a dozen states in the crucial upcoming midterm elections. The candidates backed by the Obamas include Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, Nevada Senate candidate Jacky Rosen, and New Mexico House candidate Deb Haaland, who was […]

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Appeals court rules Trump can’t withhold funding from ‘sanctuary cities’

on August 2, 2018, 7:43 AM / in National News

Gee, did you think something else might come out of this court A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that President Trump’s threat to withhold some federal funding from so-called sanctuary cities was unconstitutional. A three-judge panel from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals said in its 2-1 decision that Trump exceeded his authority with his January 2017 executive order because […]

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Fed keeps interest rates firm but sticks to plans for slow increases

on August 2, 2018, 7:39 AM / in National News

Federal Reserve policy makers held interest rates steady between 1.75 percent and 2 percent as expected at the end of a two-day meeting on Wednesday. The unanimous statement by Fed Chairman Jerome Powell and other leaders of the central bank showed little change from the current plan to raise interest rates at least two more times this year as the […]

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Dozens of remains of Korean War dead arrive in U.S.

on August 2, 2018, 7:38 AM / in International News, National News

Remains of dozens of presumed U.S. servicemen, and possibly soldiers from other United Nations members that fought in the Korean War, were returned to U.S. soil on Wednesday, escorted by military honor guards. The solemn ceremony in Hawaii took place 65 years after an armistice ended the fighting, and weeks after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un promised President Trump […]

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Slatten, Archie Bunker and Peewee

Slatten, Archie Bunker and Peewee

on August 2, 2018, 7:35 AM / in Bedtime Stories

A policeman was interrogating 3 guys; Slatten, Archie Bunker and Peewee, who were training to become detectives. To test their skills in recognizing a suspect, he shows Slatten a picture for 5 seconds and then hides it. “This is your suspect, how would you recognize him?” Slat answers, “That’s easy, we’ll catch him fast because he only has one eye!” The […]

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This 10-Year-old Boy Just Beat Michael Phelps’s Most Enduring Swimming Record

on August 2, 2018, 7:31 AM / in Sports

Clark Kent Apuda may only be 10 years old, but he is making international headlines for beating one of Michael Phelps’s longest standing swimming records earlier this week. In 1995, Phelps – who is one of the “most successful and decorated Olympians of all time” – completed the 100-meter butterfly with a time of 1:10:48. Clark just beat that time […]

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Trump Calls For Crackdown On 3D Printed Guns. Here’s Why He’s Wrong.

Trump Calls For Crackdown On 3D Printed Guns. Here’s Why He’s Wrong.

on August 2, 2018, 7:25 AM / in Opinion

By BEN SHAPIRO   |   The Daily Wire On Tuesday morning, President Trump leaped into the issue of 3D gun printing, suggesting that the federal government ought to do something about it. I am looking into 3-D Plastic Guns being sold to the public. Already spoke to NRA, doesn’t seem to make much sense! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 31, 2018 […]

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U.S. Household Debt at $13.2 Trillion — Cause for Worry?

U.S. Household Debt at $13.2 Trillion — Cause for Worry?

on August 2, 2018, 7:12 AM / in National News

The latest report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York triggered all manner of financial anxiety. At $13.2 trillion, total U.S. household debt increased from $12.7 trillion a year ago, a jump of nearly four percent. Lending Tree, a loan comparison website, reported that the consumer-debt portion of total household debt will hit $4 trillion well before the end of […]

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FBI Admits to Using Left-wing Southern Poverty Law Center

FBI Admits to Using Left-wing Southern Poverty Law Center

on August 2, 2018, 7:09 AM / in National News, Opinion

Written by  Steve Byas Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson is an extremist: At least that is the assertion of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). Not only is that assertion absurd, it is highly subjective, and in the United States, the expression of such opinions, however ludicrous, is protected by the First Amendment. But this week it was […]

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Several items here to scan over…… Jackie

on August 2, 2018, 6:55 AM / in Opinion

Source page:   https://gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/ Actor Cory Feldman exposes Hollywood’s pedophilia culture Corruption https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-mhFW1rkIbw Cory Feldman has been trying to expose the pedophilia in Hollywood for many years. … Read More FISA documents prove FBI collusion In The News The Boston Herald has run an article that finally cracks open the case of “Russian collusion” that turns out to be “FBI collusio… […]

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‘Buffer zone’ for independent California: New Calexit plan would give Native Americans half of state

‘Buffer zone’ for independent California: New Calexit plan would give Native Americans half of state

on August 2, 2018, 6:52 AM / in National News, State News

RT.com Supporters of a long-running effort to see California secede from the United States have revamped their plans to include the creation of an “autonomous Native American nation,” which would encompass almost half of the new state. ‘Calexit’ supporters were given the go-ahead in April this year to begin collecting signatures to get the question of Californian independence on a […]

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Hillary Clinton Teams With Spielberg on TV Adaptation of Women’s Rights Drama

Hillary Clinton Teams With Spielberg on TV Adaptation of Women’s Rights Drama

on August 2, 2018, 6:47 AM / in National News

BY: David Rutz  |  Washington Free Beacon Hillary Clinton will team with Hollywood director Steven Spielberg to executive-produce a television adaptation of a new book about the fight for women’s suffrage. Spielberg’s Amblin Television has optioned the rights to Elaine Weiss’ The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote. Released in March, the book details the difficult road to ratifying […]

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Secretary Azar says he is not sabotaging ObamaCare

on August 2, 2018, 6:40 AM / in National News

Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar spoke to reporters Wednesday, mainly to tout the new short-term plans rule. But he was also asked more broadly about Democratic attacks that he is “sabotaging” ObamaCare and destabilizing markets. Azar said that not only is he not trying to destabilize markets, he doesn’t think the short-term plans rule will have that […]

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GOP fails to block D.C. individual mandate.

GOP fails to block D.C. individual mandate.

on August 2, 2018, 6:39 AM / in State News

Washington, D.C.’s individual mandate lives on. A Republican amendment that would have blocked the District from using federal money to implement its own individual health-care mandate failed on Wednesday. The amendment was tied to a spending bill that includes money for the departments of Agriculture, Transportation, Interior, Housing and Urban Development, and financial services. House Republicans got a similar provision […]

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Confused about why an insurance plan that lasts for a full year, and can be renewed for up to three years, is considered “short term?” We are too.

on August 2, 2018, 6:36 AM / in National News

Trump move to expand non-ObamaCare short-term plans sparks debate. The Trump administration on Wednesday made its long-awaited move to expand non-ObamaCare, short term plans. The details: The plans will now be allowed to last up to 12 months, lifting limits of three months imposed under President Obama. They can also be renewed for up to 36 months. The pro: The […]

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Christian club rejects University of Iowa’s mandate to accept LGBT leaders

Christian club rejects University of Iowa’s mandate to accept LGBT leaders

on August 2, 2018, 6:28 AM / in State News

By Calvin Freiburger IOWA CITY, Iowa, (LifeSiteNews) – A Christian student organization at the University of Iowa says it has not and will not surrender to the administration’s demands that it allow openly-homosexual men to run for leadership positions. Business Leaders in Christ (BLinC) holds weekly meetings, group discussions, and Bible studies for the purpose of strengthening members’ faith and helping […]

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Freeing People from Left-Wing Lies

Freeing People from Left-Wing Lies

on August 2, 2018, 6:16 AM / in Opinion

By Tom Trinko  |   American Thinker The majority of Democratic voters are victims of a deliberate conspiracy by the leftist media, academia, and the Deep State to mislead them through lies of omission and commission. A recent Pew survey shows that leftists are much more likely not to want to associate with people who don’t share their political views than are conservatives.  Furthermore, leftists […]

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August 2nd in History

August 2nd in History

on August 2, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

August 2 is the 214th day of the year (215th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 151 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Basil Fool for Christ (Russian Orthodox Church) Blessed Justin Russolillo Eusebius of Vercelli Peter Faber Peter Julian Eymard Pope Stephen I Our Lady of the Angels of the […]

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