Archive for August 7th, 2018

Voters to decide in November whether to raise taxes by $1.5 billion annually

Voters to decide in November whether to raise taxes by $1.5 billion annually

on August 7, 2018, 8:26 AM / in State News

By Bethany Blankley | Watchdog.org Monday was the deadline for all ballot initiatives to be submitted with the required number of signatures to the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office to be added to the Nov. 6 ballot. One of them, Ballot Initiative 93, would increase taxes by $1.5 billion annually to fund public school education if approved by a 55 percent […]

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Cat Fight Litters Court

Cat Fight Litters Court

on August 7, 2018, 8:17 AM / in State News

A Washington State judge who sued his neighbor because her cat used his back porch as a litter box allegedly persuaded another judge to seal the legal matter so it wouldn’t be public. According to news reports, Spokane County Superior Court Judge Michael Price sought a restraining order against his neighbor, Jennifer Tanaka-Fees, after the parties could not amicably resolve […]

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Oh What A Tangled Web We Weave

Oh What A Tangled Web We Weave

on August 7, 2018, 8:13 AM / in National News

A Mississippi man is suing American Airlines and the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport for $500,000 after allegedly being bitten by a brown recluse spider. Marcus Fleming claims in his lawsuit that he was bitten on the hand while awaiting takeoff. Upon reporting the incident to the flight attendant, he claims she said it was “probably a mosquito.” At the […]

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The Facebook Takedown

on August 7, 2018, 8:09 AM / in Opinion

Senators have big plans for government regulation of social media but U.S. Constitution keeps getting in way. “Censorship breeds censorship envy, and that’s true of private suppression by massively influential platforms such as Facebook as well as of governmental censorship.” John Samples Since the 2016 election Facebook has faced several problems, some related to the election, some not. In 2016 […]

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No escape from gas liens for Philadelphia landlords

on August 7, 2018, 8:02 AM / in State News

John K. Ross, Short Circuit: “When tenants fail to pay gas bills, Philadelphia’s municipal utility allows debts to pile up for years without notifying landlords, then puts a lien on the property—effectively making the landlords liable for the debt. When landlords complain, the utility tells them to file a complaint with a state agency that has no jurisdiction to address […]

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Let’s Try Some Logic

Let’s Try Some Logic

on August 7, 2018, 7:59 AM / in Opinion

“Can it be believed that a grateful people will suffer [individuals] to be consigned to execution, whose sole crime has been the developing and asserting their rights?” (Thomas Jefferson to William Small, 1775) I would like to lay the groundwork for what I want to say by asking y’all a series of questions; hopefully to get you thinking in the […]

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Bredesen ad features past favorable comments by Republicans

on August 7, 2018, 7:56 AM / in State News

By ANDY SHER |  Chattanooga Times Free Press Editor’s Note: Bredesen wishes to sweet talk his way into the Senate. None of what he says makes him less liberal…. watch the businesses that suck up to federal and state funding lay before him.  NASHVILLE — Tennessee U.S. Senate Democratic nominee Phil Bredesen and Republican nominee Marsha Blackburn are up online […]

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The Crackdown Continues: Twitter Suspends Libertarian Accounts, Including Ron Paul Institute Director

on August 7, 2018, 7:51 AM / in National News

By Tyler Durden One day after what appeared to be a coordinated attack by media giants Facebook, Apple, Spotify and Google on Alex Jones, whose various social media accounts were banned or suspended in a matter of hours, the crackdown against alternative media figures continued as several Libertarian figures, including the Ron Paul Institute director, found their Twitter accounts suspended. […]

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THE REAL THREAT OF A, “BLUE WAVE”

THE REAL THREAT OF A, “BLUE WAVE”

on August 7, 2018, 7:36 AM / in Opinion

My sense is that there will be a massive, “Red Wave”, this November, which is less than 90 days away.  That written, it is prudent to consider and plan for the opposite to occur. Do you have a 401k?  Are you invested in the stock market?  If so, a Blue Wave in November will result in a massive withdrawal from […]

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God is a Way-maker

God is a Way-maker

on August 7, 2018, 7:34 AM / in Religion

Just got this from my daughter and thought I need to share it with the WGEN list. Think of how none of us could breathe, blink, or keep our heart beating without the direction from God the Creator and our Lord Jesus Christ.  All those machine we use to help in those acts are how the false *gods* (lower case […]

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‘This is a father’: Dad tackles man who took ‘upskirt’ photos of daughter at Target

on August 7, 2018, 7:32 AM / in State News

  By Claire Chretien CYPRESS, California, August 6, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – A father intervened when he saw a man taking photos up his daughter’s skirt at Target, kicking the man’s phone out of his hands and knocking him to the ground. “You messed with the wrong family,” said Ismael Duarte, the father. He chased the man out of the store and […]

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New York Gov. Cuomo urges other states to target NRA finances

on August 7, 2018, 7:26 AM / in State News

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday urged governors in other states to follow his lead and hit the National Rifle Association with sanctions. The gun-rights group sued Cuomo, a Democrat, and his financial services superintendent in May, accusing them of targeting it in a “political vendetta.” The NRA says it has suffered “tens of millions of dollars in damages” […]

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Judge bars Trump administration from enforcing military transgender ban

on August 7, 2018, 7:23 AM / in National News

A federal court on Monday became the second in the country to rule against President Trump’s updated policy barring certain transgender people from serving in the U.S. military. Trump banned transgender service members last year, citing concern over medical costs and distractions. Facing a challenge, he tweaked the plan in March to focus the restrictions on transgender people affected by […]

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Mothers of children found at New Mexico compound arrested

Mothers of children found at New Mexico compound arrested

on August 7, 2018, 7:21 AM / in State News

New Mexico authorities said Monday they had arrested three women believed to be the mothers of 11 emaciated children found hungry and living in filth in a rural compound in northern New Mexico near the Colorado border. A tip that people were starving on the property led to the discovery. Taos County Sheriff Jerry Hogrefe said the women faced charges […]

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Mendocino Complex fire becomes biggest in California history

Mendocino Complex fire becomes biggest in California history

on August 7, 2018, 7:17 AM / in State News

The Mendocino Complex fire in Northern California continued growing on Monday to become the largest wildfire in the state’s history. The massive blaze, made up of the Ranch and River fires, has scorched more than 283,000 acres, surpassing last year’s 281,000-acre Thomas fire, which burned more than 1,000 structures and killed two people in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. The […]

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Trump reimposes sanctions on Iran

Trump reimposes sanctions on Iran

on August 7, 2018, 7:15 AM / in International News

President Trump signed an executive order Monday reimposing Iran sanctions to exert “maximum economic pressure” on Tehran three months after he pulled the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal. Trump said in a statement that the 2015 agreement requiring Iran to curb its nuclear program in exchange for the lifting of sanctions was a “horrible, one-sided deal.” He urged […]

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Are Globalists Plotting a Counter-Revolution?

Are Globalists Plotting a Counter-Revolution?

on August 7, 2018, 7:12 AM / in Opinion

On meeting with the EU’s Jean-Claude Juncker last month, Donald Trump tweeted: “Both the U.S. and the E.U. drop all Tariffs, Barriers and Subsidies! That would finally be Free Market and Fair Trade.” Did Larry Kudlow somehow get access to Trump’s phone? We know not. But, on hearing this, Steve Forbes, Stephen Moore and Arthur Laffer broke into the “Hallelujah” […]

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Political Races to watch today August 7, 2018

Political Races to watch today August 7, 2018

on August 7, 2018, 7:03 AM / in National News, State News

Statewide primaries are being held in Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, and Washington today. In Missouri, a right-to-work ballot measure is being decided. In Ohio, the 12th Congressional District special election is on the ballot (keep reading for more on that!). Here is a race from each state that we will have our eyes glued to tonight. Kansas KS-Gov: In his bid […]

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Qualities of a Good Judge and the Upcoming Kavanaugh Hearings

Qualities of a Good Judge and the Upcoming Kavanaugh Hearings

on August 7, 2018, 7:00 AM / in Opinion

BY HILLSDALE COLLEGE HUGH HEWITT: Morning glory, America. It’s Hugh here from the relieffactor.com studios on the West Coast. I hope you’ve had a great week. It’s Friday. That music means it’s the last radio hour of the week, which we always give over to the Hillsdale Dialogues, where we go up to 30,000 feet, or look back 5,000 years, or […]

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Black Republican Candace Owens harassed by white protesters while having breakfast

Black Republican Candace Owens harassed by white protesters while having breakfast

on August 7, 2018, 6:55 AM / in State News

By Ben Bowles  |   Liberty Unyielding My, how the tables have been turned! I am old enough to remember when it was customary for black protesters descended restaurants to heckle white people were having brunch. The demonstrations were intended to underscore somehow that black lives matter, though I was never clear on how exactly being a nuisance was supposed to win people […]

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