Archive for October 17th, 2018

Which Animal Charities Should You Give To?

Which Animal Charities Should You Give To?

on October 17, 2018, 12:23 PM / in Opinion

HumaneWatch began to educate animal lovers about the Humane Society of the United States. Many people saw ads for HSUS, but few knew the truth: That only 1% of their money would go to local pet shelters. Despite its name, the Humane Society of the United States is not affiliated with local humane societies. HSUS puts more money into its […]

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California Proposition 8, the Limits on Dialysis Clinics’ Revenue and Required Refunds Initiative, is the first ballot measure of 2018 to see more than $100 million raised in support and opposition

California Proposition 8, the Limits on Dialysis Clinics’ Revenue and Required Refunds Initiative, is the first ballot measure of 2018 to see more than $100 million raised in support and opposition

on October 17, 2018, 7:53 AM / in State News

According to Ballotpedia, the committees in support or opposition of California Proposition 8 have raised a combined $118 million, making the ballot measure the first of 2018 to exceed $100 million in contributions. Proposition 8, a proposal of the SEIU-UHW West, would require dialysis clinics to issue refunds to patients or patients’ payers for revenue above 115 percent of the […]

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Mary Bono resigns as head of USA Gymnastics

Mary Bono resigns as head of USA Gymnastics

on October 17, 2018, 7:51 AM / in National News

Mary Bono abruptly resigned Tuesday as interim president and chief executive of USA Gymnastics after facing a barrage of criticism. Two-time Olympian Aly Raisman and others slammed Bono, who took over less than a week ago, because of the former congresswoman’s work with a law firm linked to the cover-up of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal. Another former Olympic […]

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Florida authorities raise Hurricane Michael death toll

on October 17, 2018, 7:45 AM / in National News

Hurricane Michael killed at least 16 people in Florida, twice the previous count, state emergency authorities said Tuesday after crews managed to search more of the most devastated areas. Ten deaths have been reported in Georgia, North Carolina, and Virginia, so the total death toll has risen to 26. Many of the victims in Florida were in Bay County, which […]

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Canada becomes second nation to legalize recreational marijuana

Canada becomes second nation to legalize recreational marijuana

on October 17, 2018, 7:44 AM / in International News

Canada at midnight became the second country, after Uruguay, to allow the legal sale, possession, and use of recreational marijuana. Provinces and territories will set the parameters of where pot can be purchased and consumed in their boundaries. While adults will be able to purchase dried weed and cannabis oil from licensed producers and retailers, it will be illegal to […]

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Trump defends Saudi leaders as inquiry into journalist’s fate continues

on October 17, 2018, 7:41 AM / in International News, National News

  President Trump tweeted Tuesday that Saudi Arabia’s powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, “totally denied any knowledge” of what happened to journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who disappeared after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Turkish officials have said that Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist and critic of Saudi leaders, was killed inside the consulate and dismembered. Several of the 15 […]

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McConnell says deficits ‘not a Republican problem’

McConnell says deficits ‘not a Republican problem’

on October 17, 2018, 7:35 AM / in National News

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) gave an interview to Bloomberg today, and made some remarks that have Democrats fired up. In Minnesota, the attorney general is suing drug companies over insulin prices, and the CDC is investigating cases of a polio-like illness across the country. We’ll start with McConnell’s interview:  Democrats seize on McConnell comments. In an interview with […]

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Marsha Blackburn Reception

Marsha Blackburn Reception

on October 17, 2018, 7:31 AM / in Announcements

Got a few bucks to toss aside…. then maybe you would like to attend the party.

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City settles lawsuit with fire chief fired for his faith

City settles lawsuit with fire chief fired for his faith

on October 17, 2018, 7:27 AM / in State News

by Chris Woodward   |   (OneNewsNow.com) The former fire chief of Atlanta who has argued over the last few years that he was fired for his Christian faith and beliefs got some good news yesterday. On Monday the city of Atlanta agreed to pay Kelvin Cochran $1.2 million in the wake of a federal district court ruling in December 2017 that found some […]

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Should US-Saudi Alliance Be Saved?

on October 17, 2018, 7:23 AM / in Opinion

Over the weekend Donald Trump warned of “severe punishment” if an investigation concludes that a Saudi hit team murdered Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Riyadh then counter-threatened, reminding us that, as the world’s largest oil exporter, Saudi Arabia “plays an impactful and active role in the global economy.” Message: Sanction us, and we may […]

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Some People Seem to Have it All

on October 17, 2018, 7:22 AM / in Opinion, Religion

As many of you know, I spend each Sunday morning listening and watching those preachers that I believe preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ – not the Social – Prosperity – many gods – denominational doctrine.  I switch back and forth between Daystar and TBN.  A few of them I watch twice as the schedules are set between the two […]

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DIRTY COPS CANNOT HIDE BEHIND POLICY!

on October 17, 2018, 7:21 AM / in Opinion

So the word is that the Mayor of Portland, OR is telling his police to, “stand down”, in cases where Conservatives and Antifa members are rioting and fighting in the streets. Every police officer takes an oath to enforce the laws of the state and the Constitution, and they violate that oath if they obey an order of any kind […]

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Shut Up, They Explain

Shut Up, They Explain

on October 17, 2018, 7:19 AM / in Opinion

By John Stossel  |   TownHall.com Gloria Alvarez, the young woman from Guatemala I wrote about last week, just got blocked by Facebook. Why? Because she criticizes socialism. After Alvarez joined me in my American studio to make a video we titled “Socialism Fails Every Time,” she flew to Mexico City to make a speech. A few days later she wrote me […]

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Gun Displayed in School Bathroom Image Appears to be Loaded S&W Revolver

Gun Displayed in School Bathroom Image Appears to be Loaded S&W Revolver

on October 17, 2018, 7:09 AM / in State News

by Dean Weingarten (Ammoland.com) A middle school student from Mobile, Alabama, is shown holding a revolver in a school bathroom. The picture has gone viral. The photo was taken sometime before September 11, 2018. From mynbc15.com: MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) — A photo of a Mobile middle school student allegedly depicting the student with a gun in a school restroom is under investigation […]

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Modern American Civil War: Pick Your Side Collectivists vs Individualists

Modern American Civil War: Pick Your Side Collectivists vs Individualists

on October 17, 2018, 7:03 AM / in Opinion

by Roger Katz (AmmoLand.com)- When looking at the Civil War* taking shape in this Country, it is useful to have a concise descriptor for the two sides, or factions in this conflict. How do we describe each side? When, for comparative purposes, we look at the American Civil War of the Nineteenth Century, there were several colloquial, informal descriptors: ‘The North’ versus The South;’ ‘The Union’ […]

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Baggage Claim

Baggage Claim

on October 17, 2018, 6:57 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Art by A.F. Branco

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DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE: VOTE NO ON AMENDMENT 1

DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE: VOTE NO ON AMENDMENT 1

on October 17, 2018, 6:56 AM / in Announcements

TOO EXPENSIVE The COB proposes a minimum staff cost of 10 Million Dollars over the next 5 years. This comes at time when the Metropolitan Government is facing a budget crisis. The executive director is slated to earn $143,000 and the administrative assistant is budgeted for $65,000, more that a starting police officer earns. THE BOARD IS NOT GOING TO A BE NEUTRAL […]

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The Importance of Voting and Christian Involvement in the Political Arena

on October 17, 2018, 6:53 AM / in National News, Opinion, Religion

John Adams We electors have an important constitutional power placed in our hands; we have a check upon two branches of the legislature . . . the power I mean of electing at stated periods [each] branch. . . . It becomes necessary to every [citizen] then, to be in some degree a statesman, and to examine and judge for […]

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Growing U.S. Economy Unable to Keep Up With Growing Government Spending

Growing U.S. Economy Unable to Keep Up With Growing Government Spending

on October 17, 2018, 6:43 AM / in National News

The White House just officially announced the final numbers for Fiscal Year 2018, which ended September 30. They are ugly: The gap between revenues and spending widened to $779 billion over the previous year, a jump of $113 billion (or 17 percent), despite increased revenues. This is the third consecutive year of rising deficits, with no apparent end in sight. The […]

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Transgender Cyclist Wins Women’s Race, Calls Critics “Transphobic Bigots”

Transgender Cyclist Wins Women’s Race, Calls Critics “Transphobic Bigots”

on October 17, 2018, 6:40 AM / in Opinion

Written by  Raven Clabough A transgender cyclist won the women’s 2018 UCI Masters Track Cycling World Championships in Los Angeles on Sunday, and is now accusing his critics of being “transphobic bigots” simply because they are opining that he had a clear advantage over his female counterparts. The Daily Wire reports that Rachel McKinnon (shown), an assistant professor of philosophy at the College […]

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