Archive for September 14th, 2018

You Can Buy Your Electricity from Anyone You Want…as Long as It’s NV Energy!

You Can Buy Your Electricity from Anyone You Want…as Long as It’s NV Energy!

on September 14, 2018, 8:29 AM / in Opinion

You Can Buy Your Electricity from Anyone You Want…as Long as It’s NV Energy! (Chuck Muth) – In a recent column, Clay Fitch, chief executive officer of Wells Rural Electric Company, used an analogy about buying a car to argue against voting for Question 3 – the Energy Choice Initiative that would end NV Energy’s electricity monopoly in Nevada. OK, that’s fun.  […]

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Happy Friday

Happy Friday

on September 14, 2018, 8:26 AM / in History

Good morning. It’s Friday, September 14, 2018. On this date in 1959, at a few minutes after midnight Moscow time, a rocket named Luna 2 crash-landed on the moon. Why do we care what time it was in Russia? Here’s why: Luna 2 was created in the Soviet Union and launched from the massive Baikonur Cosmodrome space facility on the […]

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Quote for Today

on September 14, 2018, 8:23 AM / in History, Opinion

“The Commitment to “multiculturalism” that has now taken over K-12 education in America has been a godsend for Muslims anxious to use school and textbooks to proselytize for Islam. Worried about appearing insufficiently “tolerant” and “inclusive,” too many public schools and individual teachers have succumbed to an organized campaign by U.S.-based Islamic organizations and their primary benefactor, Saudi Arabia, to […]

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Feinstein sends mysterious tip about Kavanaugh to federal investigators

Feinstein sends mysterious tip about Kavanaugh to federal investigators

on September 14, 2018, 7:39 AM / in National News

Editor’s Note: So now we have another anonymous piece of information which will lead us to assumptions and supposed doubt. There is no end where evil will not go. By John Wildermuth   |   San Francisco Chronicle  Sen. Dianne Feinstein sent information she received about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to federal investigators, she said Thursday, even as she refused to reveal […]

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Ignore Media Lies: Trump is Right About Puerto Rican Deaths from Hurricane Maria

Ignore Media Lies: Trump is Right About Puerto Rican Deaths from Hurricane Maria

on September 14, 2018, 7:27 AM / in National News, Opinion

by Warner Todd Huston  |   Eagle Rising The media has spent all day attacking President Donald Trump over his statements about the deaths in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria. But don’t believe the left. They are lying. Trump raised the ire of the left with his comments that the federal response to Maria was good. Trump also panned the claim that […]

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Serena Williams’ U.S. Open Tantrum Reflects Society’s Wider Problems

Serena Williams’ U.S. Open Tantrum Reflects Society’s Wider Problems

on September 14, 2018, 7:23 AM / in Opinion, Tennis

Written by  Selwyn Duke Editor’s Note: This is about personalities, not about gender. There was nothing serene about Serena Williams at this year’s U.S. Open, with her on-court tantrum taking the spotlight away from the winner, Naomi Osaka. But the incident also should shine a spotlight on the wider problems it reflects — namely, political correctness and the growing contempt for […]

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Kavanaugh explains ‘abortion-inducing drugs’ remark amid backlash

on September 14, 2018, 7:16 AM / in National News

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has a response for a line of attack that took off among Democrats after his hearing. Kavanaugh told senators that he was summarizing the plaintiffs’ views in an ObamaCare case when he referred to birth control as “abortion-inducing drugs.” Kavanaugh’s use of the phrase during his confirmation hearing sparked days of backlash from Democrats and progressive groups, […]

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Maryland files suit to try and protect ObamaCare

Maryland files suit to try and protect ObamaCare

on September 14, 2018, 6:41 AM / in State News

Maryland is seeking something of an insurance policy against Texas and other GOP-led states’ efforts to overturn ObamaCare in court. The state’s attorney general filed a separate lawsuit in Maryland seeking an order to keep the Affordable Care Act going. This could create some confusion: Here’s University of Michigan law professor Nick Bagley explaining the dueling orders this could create: […]

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Congress in Session … watch you wallet

Congress in Session … watch you wallet

on September 14, 2018, 6:39 AM / in National News

House and Senate negotiators finished work on the Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services and Education bills, which represent a lion’s share of annual appropriations. The HHS share includes $90.5 billion in HHS appropriations, a $2.3 billion boost from last year. A continuing resolution would cover agencies not included in the “minibus” spending bills. The health spending bill includes […]

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Cuomo skates past Nixon to win New York primary

Cuomo skates past Nixon to win New York primary

on September 14, 2018, 6:35 AM / in State News

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) swatted aside a challenge from actor and progressive activist Cynthia Nixon on Thursday after a heated campaign in which Cuomo overcame his own stumbles in the face of liberal pressure. Cuomo won the race with 65.4 percent of the vote, The Associated Press projected after 81 percent of precincts had reported. Nixon, who became […]

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SHOOTING YOURSELF TO OWN TRUMP: Professor Takes Trump Derangement Syndrome To New Level

SHOOTING YOURSELF TO OWN TRUMP: Professor Takes Trump Derangement Syndrome To New Level

on September 14, 2018, 6:29 AM / in State News

A Las Vegas professor is facing criminal charges after he decided to protest President Donald Trump last month by shooting himself while on campus. College of Southern Nevada (CSN) sociology professor Mark Bird is facing felony weapons charges after “discharging a gun within a prohibited structure, carrying a concealed weapon without a permit and possessing a dangerous weapon on school […]

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The Unpardonable Heresy of Tucker Carlson

on September 14, 2018, 6:22 AM / in Opinion

Our diversity is our greatest strength. After playing clips of Democratic politicians reciting that truth of modern liberalism, Tucker Carlson asked, “How, precisely, is diversity our strength? Since you’ve made this our new national motto, please be specific.” Reaction to Carlson’s question, with some declaring him a racist for having raised it, suggests that what we are dealing with here […]

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September 14th in History

September 14th in History

on September 14, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

September 14 is the 257th day of the year (258th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 108 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Battle of San Jacinto (Nicaragua) Christian feast day: Aelia Flaccilla (Eastern Orthodox Church) Crescentius of Rome Feast of the Cross (Christianity) Elevation of the Holy Cross (Eastern Orthodox) Formerly, the Wednesday, […]

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Beyond Time

Beyond Time

on September 14, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

“Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life. We have come to believe and to know that you are the Holy One of God.” John 6:68–69 During 2016, theater companies in Britain and around the world have staged special productions to mark the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. Concerts, lectures, and festivals […]

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