Archive for August 28th, 2018

At 38, Venus Williams survives three sets to advance at her 20th US Open

on August 28, 2018, 9:02 AM / in Tennis

NEW YORK — At 38 years old, it’s not surprising to find that Venus Williams is playing in her 20th career US Open since first competing here in 1997. Williams has never lost a first-round match at the US Open after she scored a 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 win over Russian wild-card recipient Svetlana Kuznetsova. It took Williams five match points […]

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No. 1 seed Simona Halep falls in first round at the U.S. Open

No. 1 seed Simona Halep falls in first round at the U.S. Open

on August 28, 2018, 9:01 AM / in Tennis

The U.S. Open kicked off Monday in New York, and within hours there was already a prominent upset. No. 1 seed Simona Halep fell in straight sets to the unseeded Estonian Kaia Kanepi — 6-2, 6-4 — in the tournament’s first round, marking the first time in modern history that the No. 1 women’s seed has lost a first round […]

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Court strikes down North Carolina congressional maps — again

on August 28, 2018, 8:56 AM / in State News

A three-judge panel on Monday again ruled that North Carolina’s congressional map was an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander designed by Republican lawmakers to benefit their party and dilute Democratic votes. (Yet the Courts can gerrymander Congressional Districts simply on the basis of race. What the hell!) The federal judges reached the same conclusion in January, but the Supreme Court declined to […]

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Universal Health Care and it’s supporters

Universal Health Care and it’s supporters

on August 28, 2018, 8:38 AM / in Opinion

I have found that progressive constitutional scholar logic is just a little bit hard for me to swallow. They seem to have found we suddenly have a brand new “right to universal to health care”, yet those same individuals are not so sure about  that right to keep and bear arms.

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Bernie Sanders’s $32 Trillion Medicare-for-All Plan

Bernie Sanders’s $32 Trillion Medicare-for-All Plan

on August 28, 2018, 8:33 AM / in News

Art by Michael Ramirez

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Bull Sessions

Bull Sessions

on August 28, 2018, 8:21 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Art by A.F. Branco

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West Virginia governor appoints two interim justices to the state supreme court

on August 28, 2018, 8:19 AM / in State News

Following the recent resignations of two West Virginia state supreme court judges, special elections have been scheduled for November. Twenty candidates declared to run (10 for each judicial seat). For the next few months, two of those candidates will serve as interim judges on the court. On Saturday, Gov. Jim Justice (R) appointed former West Virginia House Speaker Tim Armstead […]

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Justice Delayed

on August 28, 2018, 8:12 AM / in History, Opinion

Good morning, it’s Monday, August 28, 2017. Over the weekend, Hurricane Harvey began wreaking havoc in Houston. “This will be a devastating disaster, probably the worst disaster the state’s seen,” William “Brock” Long, head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, told The Washington Post. “The recovery to this event is going to last many years to be able to help […]

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John McCain, Liberal, Socialist Hero

John McCain, Liberal, Socialist Hero

on August 28, 2018, 8:11 AM / in Opinion

By Adrian Vance  |  iPatriot John McCain was a far more interesting, colorful and controversial man than most Americans and no journalists know.   If you saw the Sunday political shows you would think a saint had passed on.  John McCain was a man driven by two ghosts:  His father and grandfather.  Both were four-star Admirals in the US Navy so John’s […]

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BIG OIL ENCOURAGED BY TRUMP’S NAFTA PLAN

BIG OIL ENCOURAGED BY TRUMP’S NAFTA PLAN

on August 28, 2018, 8:01 AM / in National News

One of the leading oil lobbyists said it is “encouraged” by news that the Trump administration has reached an agreement with Mexico to update the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The American Petroleum Institute (API) said Monday that the industry relies on open trade and modernized relationship with Mexico. “We are encouraged that negotiators have reached a preliminary agreement […]

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Waters: Trump ‘Will Be Impeached,’ Democrats Should Make Impeachment a Central Issue

on August 28, 2018, 7:59 AM / in National News

BY: David Rutz  |  Washington Free Beacon Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters (Calif.) on Sunday said that President Donald Trump “will be impeached” and criticized her party for not making his removal from office a “central issue” while taking their electoral case to the American people.   “I believe, of course, that this president can be impeached, will be impeached, and certainly […]

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Manchin uses new GOP ObamaCare bill to hit opponent.

Manchin uses new GOP ObamaCare bill to hit opponent.

on August 28, 2018, 7:54 AM / in National News, State News

Vulnerable Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin (W.Va.) is finding a new way to attack his GOP opponent over pre-existing conditions. Manchin faces a tough reelection race this year against West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey (R). Manchin is now pointing to a new Senate GOP bill that aims to preserve ObamaCare’s pre-existing condition protections as a rebuke to Morrisey’s position in […]

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Deep State Freaks as Trump Slams Racist South Africa Land Grabs

on August 28, 2018, 7:51 AM / in International News, National News

Globalists, racists, and communists around the world freaked out after President Donald Trump, citing a segment on Fox News, publicly spoke out about the racist land grabs and brutal farm murders afflicting South Africa. As if to justify the president’s ridicule of the establishment media as “fake news,” the fake-news machine kicked into overdrive last week to deny that anything […]

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Steve Sisolak & the Rural Rancher

Steve Sisolak & the Rural Rancher

on August 28, 2018, 7:25 AM / in State News

(Satire: Oldie but goodie w/Nevada twist) It’s no secret that urbanite Democrat gubernatorial candidate Steve Sisolak of Las Vegas is having a tough time getting support from rural Nevadans – especially because of his anti-gun rights positions – as this story from over the weekend demonstrates… Hoping to fool rural Nevadans into believing he’s pro-gun, Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak went duck […]

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Parents fight back after school drops Pledge of Allegiance for student-authored oath to ‘global society’

Parents fight back after school drops Pledge of Allegiance for student-authored oath to ‘global society’

on August 28, 2018, 7:21 AM / in National News, State News

BY VICTOR SKINNER  |  EAGNEWS Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School Principal Lara Zelski decided students will no longer recite the Pledge of Allegiance during the school’s morning meeting agenda, which she described to parents as “an effort to begin our day as a fully inclusive and connected community.” “Over the past couple of years it has become increasingly obvious that more […]

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Sen. Durbin Praises McCain’s ‘Courageous No-Vote’ to Protect Obamacare

Sen. Durbin Praises McCain’s ‘Courageous No-Vote’ to Protect Obamacare

on August 28, 2018, 7:18 AM / in National News

By Susan Jones  |   CNS  (CNSNews.com) – Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), reminiscing about Sen. John McCain on Sunday, praised McCain’s decision to vote no on a bill repealing parts of Obamacare. McCain’s no-vote shocked his fellow Republicans, given McCain’s firm opposition to Obamacare, which he had recently campaigned against. Durbin spoke to Margaret Brennan, host of CBS’s “Face the Nation”: And […]

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Mccain Exposed By Vietnam Vets And Pow’s

on August 28, 2018, 7:10 AM / in Opinion

Unless there was some DEATH BED CRY to Jesus – McJerk is finally on his way to his eternal place – not one of rest for sure as the HEAT will keep him wide awake – letting him reflect on all his *singing* and other acts whose roots were deep into the evil he spread around this earth. I have […]

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Repeal the 19th

Repeal the 19th

on August 28, 2018, 7:05 AM / in Opinion

We have been reading the following article with some interest and while we believe the original author has done a faithful job of presenting the facts we think Mr. Grey left out some very important points. One, the country, as a whole, was moving left of center from the 1890’s to the 1940’s. It took a World War to bring […]

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Franklin Graham to Christians in Maine: Take Your Faith With You

Franklin Graham to Christians in Maine: Take Your Faith With You

on August 28, 2018, 6:20 AM / in National News, Religion, State News

By Cicely Gosier   Guts. With unprecedented laws being passed, persecution growing and political correctness at the forefront, Franklin Graham says this is what’s lacking today—the boldness to take a stand for what’s right. “God’s standards are being stripped,” he told a crowd of 3,200 at the State Capitol Park in Augusta, Maine, on Tuesday. “Today, we need men and […]

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will not have custody of their children: report

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will not have custody of their children: report

on August 28, 2018, 6:07 AM / in International News

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have a few unconventional hurdles to leap when parenting their three children George, Charlotte and Louis. And the same rule may apply to Harry and Meghan. First, there’s the insatiable paparazzi, always keen to snap the children on their way to school. Then there are the many confusing royal etiquette rules. After that, there […]

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