Archive for September 18th, 2018

Carter’s Eye on the Sky

on September 18, 2018, 8:02 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Monday, September 18, 2017. Forty-four years ago today, the governor of a mid-sized Southern state filed a two-page, hand-written report with an Oklahoma City-based organization called the International UFO Bureau. In that brief memo, the governor claimed that he had personally seen an unidentified flying object. At the time, the UFO spotter was an obscure Democrat with […]

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Grizzly bears killed after fatal attack on hunting guide

on September 18, 2018, 7:50 AM / in State News

Wyoming officials trapped and killed two grizzly bears believed to have killed hunting guide Mark Uptain and injured his client, Corey Chubon. “This is a tragic situation. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims’ families and friends,” said Brad Hovinga, the Jackson regional wildlife supervisor for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, in a statement Monday. Uptain and […]

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Trump hits China with new tariffs on $200 billion in imports

Trump hits China with new tariffs on $200 billion in imports

on September 18, 2018, 7:47 AM / in International News

President Trump on Monday hit China with 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese imports, escalating his trade war with the world’s second largest economy. The new tariffs take effect next Monday and are scheduled to rise to 25 percent in the new year. Beijing has vowed to retaliate, and Trump said he would step up pressure on […]

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The Late Hit on Judge Kavanaugh

The Late Hit on Judge Kavanaugh

on September 18, 2018, 7:37 AM / in Opinion

Upon the memory and truthfulness of Christine Blasey Ford hangs the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, his reputation and possibly his career on the nation’s second-highest court. And much more. If Kavanaugh is voted down or forced to withdraw, the Republican Party and conservative movement could lose their last best hope for recapturing the high court for constitutionalism. […]

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Prime Cuts from 2017 |  The U. S. Government

Prime Cuts from 2017 | The U. S. Government

on September 18, 2018, 7:30 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Citizens Against Government Waste As Washington, D.C. adjusts to a new administration, the fiscal carnage caused by past presidents continues to haunt the United States.  The national debt nearly doubled under former President Obama and is poised to exceed $20 trillion before the end of 2017.  To help chart a path out of this calamitous economic hole, Citizens Against […]

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Trahan defeats Koh in MA-03 Democratic primary following district-wide recount

on September 18, 2018, 7:16 AM / in State News

The recount results are in – Lori Trahan (D) defeated Dan Koh (D) in the Democratic primary for Massachusetts’ 3rd Congressional District. The district-wide hand recount concluded yesterday. The candidates were separated by less than 0.5 percent of the vote after the September 4 primary, leading Massachusetts Secretary of State William Galvin (D) to order the recount. Ten Democratic candidates […]

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185 state legislative leaders running for re-election or new offices

on September 18, 2018, 7:11 AM / in National News

According to Ballotpedia, although there are 7,383 state legislators, the 283 state legislative leaders are the primary drivers of state policies and agendas. With the election cycle moving into the general election stage, we thought this would be a good time to take a look at what those legislative leaders are up to in 2018. How many of them are […]

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Abortion Is Killing More Than Kids. It’s Killing Our Constitutional Institutions

Abortion Is Killing More Than Kids. It’s Killing Our Constitutional Institutions

on September 18, 2018, 7:07 AM / in Opinion

By Erick Erickson  |   The Resurgent The truth of the accusations against Kavanaugh do not matter to most progressives. His abortion position does. If the Supreme Court of the United States overturned Roe v. Wade tomorrow, abortion would become a state level issue. States in progressive control could permit abortion till birth. States in conservative control could ban abortion. People who lived in […]

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Bad Weather!

Bad Weather!

on September 18, 2018, 7:00 AM / in National News

Florence’s flooding continued to wallop North and South Carolina on Monday, and the death toll this morning was at least 32 in three states. The costs in the Carolinas could reach $22 billion, analysts said, and other states sustained damages, as well. The North Carolina Department of Transportation reported 1,200 road closures because of high water and debris on Monday. […]

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Martha McSally – Good for Gun Rights & Good For Arizona

Martha McSally – Good for Gun Rights & Good For Arizona

on September 18, 2018, 6:46 AM / in Opinion

By Harold Hutchison   Washington, DC –-(AmmoLand.com)- There is a showdown coming in Arizona – and it has Second Amendment implications. No, we’re not talking about the Gunfight at the OK Corral. We’re talking the Senate race between Representatives Martha McSally (Republican) and Kyrsten Sinema (Democrat). In this case, on Second Amendment issues, there is a very clear choice. Let’s take a look […]

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Trump Will Send “Presidential Alert” To Every Cell Phone In America On Thursday

Trump Will Send “Presidential Alert” To Every Cell Phone In America On Thursday

on September 18, 2018, 6:41 AM / in National News

by Tyler Durden  |  Zero Hedge  The Federal Emergency Management Agency  (FEMA), in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) on September 20th. The emergency communications drill will begin at 2:18 p.m. EDT through 2:20 p.m. EDT. Every cell phone in the US will receive a text […]

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‘I Support Him’: Woman Who Has Known Kavanaugh Since They Were Teens Speaks Out

‘I Support Him’: Woman Who Has Known Kavanaugh Since They Were Teens Speaks Out

on September 18, 2018, 6:34 AM / in National News

By Rachel del Guidice  |   The Daily Signal  A peer and friend who knew Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as a high school student is vouching for his character amid accusations from a woman that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were teens. “I certainly have some strong feelings about the timing of this, but that is not going to do […]

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The leaves will change and they will fall

The leaves will change and they will fall

on September 18, 2018, 6:30 AM / in Opinion, People

Fall is coming and the leaves will change and they will fall Hopefully snow will greet us during the holiday time. Not too much of course. Even the animals find this time of year hard to resist. The dogs tend to run more. Once again God and his ultimate grace will show us the beauty of the season. Hopefully we […]

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SYMONE SANDERS IS READY TO SAY KAVANAUGH IS GUILTY BEFORE HEARINGS: ‘FOR ME THERE IS NO DEBATE’

on September 18, 2018, 6:29 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Mike Brest |  Daily Caller CNN’s Symone Sanders declared that Brett Kavanaugh should not be confirmed to the Supreme Court following allegations of sexual assault that dates back decades on the network Monday afternoon — in spite of his repeated and adamant denials and the fact that hearings for both Kavanaugh and his accuser are planned.   Sanders and Bill […]

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Making Preparations

Making Preparations

on September 18, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

If I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am. John 14:3 As we viewed my father-in-law’s body in his casket at the funeral home, one of his sons took his dad’s hammer and tucked it alongside his folded hands. Years later, when […]

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And from our Best Buds at the MidSouth Sentinel

And from our Best Buds at the MidSouth Sentinel

on September 18, 2018, 6:00 AM / in International News, Opinion, Religion

Sundays With The Sentinel: “political correctness is ultimately anti-Christian and……evil.  Renounce it.” The Founding Fathers held truth in high regard, as evidenced by the passage in the absolutely brilliant Declaration of Independence which says “we hold these truths to be self-evident; that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among […]

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Political Correctness, Zero Tolerance, and the Death of Reason

Political Correctness, Zero Tolerance, and the Death of Reason

on September 18, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Opinion

Someone once said “that to destroy a civilization, society or culture, you must first destroy its language.” The exact quote escapes me, but I believe it is attributed to Cicero. (I guess I need to look that up.) My first exposure to political correctness, though I didn’t know it at the time, was in the early Eighties when a co-worker […]

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September 18th in History

September 18th in History

on September 18, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

September 18 is the 261st day of the year (262nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 104 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Constantius (Theban Legion) Edward Bouverie Pusey (Episcopal Church) Eustorgius I Joseph of Cupertino Methodius of Olympus Richardis September 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Day of National Music (Azerbaijan) International […]

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Constitution Day — In the Company of Heroes

Constitution Day — In the Company of Heroes

on September 18, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

Pro Deo et Constitutione Every September 17th, your Patriot Post team observes Constitution Day, in recognition of the 1787 signing of that venerable document by our nation’s Founders. Indeed, the foundation of our mission is the steadfast advocacy of Essential Liberty and Rule of Law as fully “endowed by our Creator,” affirmed in our Declaration of Independence and enshrined in […]

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