Archive for October 1st, 2018

Twilight Zone #NotYou

Twilight Zone #NotYou

on October 1, 2018, 8:09 AM / in Bedtime Stories

by A.F. Branco

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Wanted Tennessee man accused of murder, other charges, is on the loose

Wanted Tennessee man accused of murder, other charges, is on the loose

on October 1, 2018, 8:06 AM / in National News, State News

By Nicole Darrah | Fox News Kirby Gene Wallace, 53, is wanted for first-degree murder, kidnapping, arson, robbery and burglary. Investigators in Tennessee on Sunday were engaged in a days-long search for a suspected murderer on the state’s “Top Ten Most Wanted” list. Kirby Gene Wallace, 53, is wanted for first-degree murder, kidnapping, arson, robbery and burglary. He’s being sought by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI), […]

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Europe beats U.S. in Ryder Cup

Europe beats U.S. in Ryder Cup

on October 1, 2018, 7:54 AM / in Sports

Europe beat the U.S. to reclaim golf’s Ryder Cup on Sunday. Europe’s 17½-10½ win was the most lopsided since it scored consecutive 18½-9½ victories more than a decade ago. The Americans formed a Ryder Cup Task Force, spearheaded by Phil Mickelson, after their 2014 loss in the biennial competition, hoping to build continuity and momentum. It paid off with a […]

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Three die in Pennsylvania car explosion

Three die in Pennsylvania car explosion

on October 1, 2018, 7:51 AM / in State News

A car exploded in Allentown, Pennsylvania, on Saturday night, killing three men, local police said Sunday. Nearby residents were placed under a shelter-in-place order after the incident, and they were still displaced as of late Sunday. Numerous roads in the area remained blocked off. Carlos Perodin told The Morning Call of Allentown that he and his wife were watching a […]

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California is 1st state to require women on corporate boards

California is 1st state to require women on corporate boards

on October 1, 2018, 7:49 AM / in State News

Why not men from Mars.. hell excuse me… Women from Mars. California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) on Sunday signed a law requiring publicly traded companies to include women on their boards of directors. California is the first state to take such a step to boost women’s rights in the private sector. The law gives California-based public companies until the end […]

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Canada joins U.S.-Mexico trade deal just before deadline

on October 1, 2018, 7:46 AM / in National News

Canada agreed late Sunday to join the trade agreement reached last month by the U.S. and Mexico, potentially salvaging a revised North American Free Trade Agreement. The deal came after a frantic weekend of talks aiming to beat a midnight deadline set by the White House. In a joint statement, President Trump’s trade representative, Robert Lighthizer, and Canada’s foreign affairs […]

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White House denies ‘micromanaging’ Kavanaugh investigation

on October 1, 2018, 7:38 AM / in National News

The White House is staying out of the newly ordered FBI investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Sunday. “The White House isn’t intervening,” Sanders said. “We’re not micromanaging this process … and we’re letting the Senate continue to dictate what the terms look like.” President Trump […]

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Kavanaugh’s Destruction: Why This Is So Badly Needed (by the left)

on October 1, 2018, 7:34 AM / in Opinion

The deliberate, vicious attack on Judge Brett Kavauagh is simply beyond evil. The grotesque treatment of Robert Bork so many years ago was something many of us prayed would never happen again. It did. The ‘lynching’ of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas was another well-funded, well-orchestrated effort to keep him off the bench. However, Justice Thomas came out swinging and […]

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Friend of Ford Lawyer Asks More Women to Come Forward Against Kavanaugh

Friend of Ford Lawyer Asks More Women to Come Forward Against Kavanaugh

on October 1, 2018, 7:31 AM / in National News

Emails solicit corroboration from Georgetown Prep community By Elizabeth Harrington and Brent Scher  |   Washington Free Beacon  Emails sent last week by a friend of Debra Katz, the lawyer representing Christine Blasey Ford who was recommended for the job by Democratic senator Dianne Feinstein, are soliciting members of the Georgetown Prep community for information and searching for additional women to accuse […]

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South Dakota: Great Faces. Great Places.

South Dakota: Great Faces. Great Places.

on October 1, 2018, 7:25 AM / in State News

South Dakota is holding elections for one U.S. House seat, governor and seven other state executive positions, all 35 state senate seats, and all 70 state house seats. Additionally, state Supreme Court Justice Janine M. Kern is up for retention. Five statewide ballot measures are also on the ballot. What is the partisan balance in the state? Congress: Republicans hold […]

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A Christian Response to the Kavanaugh/Ford Debacle

A Christian Response to the Kavanaugh/Ford Debacle

on October 1, 2018, 7:23 AM / in Opinion, Religion

By Peter Heck I haven’t spoken or written excessively about the sordid confirmation saga of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. Besides a column applauding Mitch McConnell for locating his spine and demanding an end to what has become a political theater of the absurd, and a piece expressing shocked appreciation for Lindsey Graham’s righteous indignation at the exploitation of both Judge Kavanaugh […]

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Trump in Tennessee

on October 1, 2018, 7:10 AM / in State News

Trump heads to Johnson City, Tenn., today for a campaign rally aimed at goosing turnout for Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R), who is in a surprisingly close Senate race against former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen (D). Why so close… we don’t believe that the tactic of attaching herself to Senator Lamar Alexander too smart a move. Those ads seemed to have […]

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Supreme Court begins new term short-handed

on October 1, 2018, 6:56 AM / in National News, Opinion

The Supreme Court begins its new term this morning but justices will be short-handed as President Trump’s nominee Brett Kavanaugh remains in limbo ahead of what is certain to be another chaotic, angry and emotional week in Washington. The explosive drama around Kavanaugh has gripped the nation, drawing in the #MeToo movement, the fight over a swing-vote on the Supreme […]

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Democrat to Voters: FBI Investigation for SCOTUS Nominee ‘Standard Procedure for Decades’

Democrat to Voters: FBI Investigation for SCOTUS Nominee ‘Standard Procedure for Decades’

on October 1, 2018, 6:39 AM / in National News, Opinion, State News

By Dr. Susan Berry A Connecticut Democratic member of Congress sent out an email letter to voters in his district in which he said it has been “standard procedure for decades” to have Supreme Court nominees with new allegations against them investigated by the FBI. U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney wrote to voters in his district Friday that Christine Blasey Ford’s […]

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Blasey Ford’s Curious Omission

Blasey Ford’s Curious Omission

on October 1, 2018, 6:32 AM / in Opinion

By Selwyn Duke  |   American Thinker There was something curiously missing from Christine Blasey Ford’s Thursday Senate testimony, something quite relevant to her basic claims. Consider the following segment from her testimony about the alleged (circa) 1982 sexual assault by SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh: Both Brett and Mark [Judge] were drunkenly laughing during the attack… During this assault, Mark came over and jumped […]

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This Day in History October 1st

This Day in History October 1st

on October 1, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

In October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 91 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays The National Day (China) Armed Forces Day (South Korea) Children’s Day (El Salvador, Guatemala, Sri Lanka) Christian feast day: Abai (Syriac Orthodox Church) Bavo of Ghent Blessed Edward James Nicetius (Roman Catholic Church) Remigius Thérèse of […]

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