Archive for October 18th, 2018

An Imperfect Man Trying to do the Right Thing

An Imperfect Man Trying to do the Right Thing

on October 18, 2018, 10:08 AM / in Opinion
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State Department provided ‘clearly false’ statements to derail requests for Clinton docs, ‘shocked’ federal judge says

on October 18, 2018, 10:01 AM / in National News

In a combative exchange at a hearing Friday in Washington, D.C., a federal judge unabashedly accused career State Department officials of lying and signing “clearly false” affidavits to derail a series of lawsuits seeking information about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s private email server and her handling of the 2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. U.S. District […]

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Treasury employee accused of leaking to BuzzFeed

Treasury employee accused of leaking to BuzzFeed

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

A senior Treasury Department employee, Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards, has been arrested and charged with leaking confidential financial documents about people connected to the Russia investigation, the Justice Department said Wednesday. Edwards is a senior adviser at the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, or FinCEN. She is accused of serving as a source for 11 BuzzFeed stories. She allegedly […]

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White House counsel Don McGahn leaves

White House counsel Don McGahn leaves

on October 18, 2018, 7:27 AM / in National News

White House counsel Don McGahn stepped down effective Wednesday. McGahn oversaw President Trump’s judicial appointments, capping his influential tenure with the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. McGahn pushed through a string of conservative nominees, often suggested by the Federalist Society or the Heritage Foundation. Many were young, meaning they will shape court decisions for decades. McGahn’s “significance to […]

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Former USA Gymnastics head Steve Penny arrested on tampering charges in abuse probe

on October 18, 2018, 7:25 AM / in National News, State News

By Alex Johnson |  NBC News Penny, who resigned last year, was indicted last month on felony charges of tampering with evidence. Steve Penny, who resigned last year as president and chief executive of USA Gymnastics, was arrested by a fugitive task force in Tennessee on Wednesday night, almost three weeks after he was secretly indicted on felony charges of tampering […]

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A Victory for Free Speech

A Victory for Free Speech

on October 18, 2018, 7:12 AM / in Opinion

By Andrew P. Napolitano The litigation brought by Stormy Daniels against Donald Trump has had its day of reckoning. The adult-film star who sued the president for defamation not only lost a portion of her lawsuit but was ordered to pay the president’s legal bills. All this was a resounding victory for the freedom of speech. After the right to life, […]

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Election Day is Coming… What is on your Mind?

Election Day is Coming… What is on your Mind?

on October 18, 2018, 7:09 AM / in National News

by Jonathan Easley and Alexis Simendinger  |   The Hill Turn on the television in the final weeks before Election Day and you can expect to see an advertisement with a politician talking about health care. Democrats have seized on the issue and believe they have Republicans off-balance. Liberals are thrilled that Democratic candidates appear to have settled on a kitchen […]

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China Kitchen Restaurant Employee Shoots, Kills Man In Robbery Attempt

China Kitchen Restaurant Employee Shoots, Kills Man In Robbery Attempt

on October 18, 2018, 6:57 AM / in State News

By Bob Irwin (Ammoland.com)- The State.com reports 09-21-18 in Columbia, South Carolina, the Columbia Police Department report an employee at China Kitchen shot a man who police believe was trying to rob the restaurant around 11 p.m. When police arrived on the scene at the Forest Drive and Two Notch Road restaurant at about 11 p.m., they found the suspect on the […]

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The Science is Settled

The Science is Settled

on October 18, 2018, 6:55 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Art by A.F. Branco

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Praying, Voting, Standing for our Biblical Values

on October 18, 2018, 6:53 AM / in Religion

Dear Praying Friends, Rather than quote another, as National Prayer Director, I want to offer the following appeal: True Christ followers (Jn 8:30-32) know that, like Esther, each of us has been called for “such a time as this.” Jesus calls us “salt of the earth” and “light of the world.” He has given us his strategy for preserving and […]

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Kanye v Kaepernick — Breaking Ranks

Kanye v Kaepernick — Breaking Ranks

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

Any break from the Democrat Party orthodoxy poses an existential threat to their electability. “We are either a United people, or we are not. If the former, let us, in all matters of general concern act as a nation, which have national objects to promote, and a national character to support. If we are not, let us no longer act […]

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BREAKING: Footage shows Honduras caravan migrants being paid as they march toward US border

BREAKING: Footage shows Honduras caravan migrants being paid as they march toward US border

on October 18, 2018, 6:43 AM / in International News, National News

Getting PAID to INVADE America  –   this is more evidence to place American military on the border with orders to shoot anyone who crosses the line.  Threats do not work –  those invaders are being PAID to INVADE and the threat to not hand over foreign aid to their home country isn’t going to stop them – they see the […]

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Reed on Top of Things….

Reed on Top of Things….

on October 18, 2018, 6:37 AM / in International News

By Ellen Mitchell  | THE HILL The top Democrat on the Senate Armed Services Committee on Wednesday called for an “international investigation” into the disappearance of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. “It appears that this was a grotesque and obscene act by the elements within Saudi Arabia,” Sen. Jack Reed (D-R.I.) told journalists about the missing Washington Post columnist. “So the first step, I think, […]

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Twitter locks out conservative Christian for saying gay sex ‘spreads disease’ and is a ‘sin’

Twitter locks out conservative Christian for saying gay sex ‘spreads disease’ and is a ‘sin’

on October 18, 2018, 6:30 AM / in National News, Opinion

Editor’s note: The following report is written by Peter LaBarbera, former reporter for LifeSiteNews and the president of Americans For Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH.org), based outside Chicago, Illinois. He shares a letter he wrote to Twitter after being banned from the platform for posting what the social media giant deemed “hateful conduct.” WARNING: This this letter contains graphic medical descriptions of homosexual acts. […]

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Feds Give $570,890 Science Grant to ‘Intersectional Feminisms’ Professor

Feds Give $570,890 Science Grant to ‘Intersectional Feminisms’ Professor

on October 18, 2018, 6:07 AM / in National News

By Elizabeth Harrington   |  Washington Free Beacon Researcher wants to ‘transform the powers of technology to advance social justice’ The National Science Foundation awarded a half a million dollars to an “intersectional feminisms” professor to study how to recruit more women into STEM fields. (Our comment: Who the Hell does this?) The goal of the study, being led by Dr. Coleen Carrigan, a […]

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October 18th in History

October 18th in History

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

October 18 is the 291st day of the year (292nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 74 days remaining until the end of the year. This is Necktie Day (Croatia) Other Holidays Alaska Day (Alaska) Christian feast day: Justus of Beauvais Luke the Evangelist October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Independence Day (Azerbaijan), celebrates the independence of (Azerbaijan) […]

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Our Feature for Today

Our Feature for Today

on October 18, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Freida Pinto (born 18 October 1984) is an Indian actress who has appeared mainly in American and British films. Born and raised in Mumbai, she decided to become an actress at a young age. She was educated at St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, where she took part in amateur plays. After graduation, she briefly worked as a model and then as […]

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Quote for Today

Quote for Today

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

The beauty of work depends upon the way we meet it, whether we arm ourselves each morning to attack it as an enemy that must be vanquished before night comes or whether we open our eyes with the sunrise to welcome it as an approaching friend who will keep us delightful company… Lucy Larcom Lucy Larcom was born in Beverly, […]

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Out Of Our Minds

Out Of Our Minds

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

“Do you not fear Me?” says the Lord. —Jeremiah 5:22 Why would a prison inmate escape from prison the day before his scheduled release? That’s what a Rhode Island prison spokesman wondered as he answered questions from reporters. He said, “For the life of me, I don’t know what possessed him to leave with only one day of his sentence […]

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How much revenue would Michigan Proposal 1’s marijuana legalization generate for the state? Estimates range from $129.4 million to $287.9 million

on October 18, 2018, 5:58 AM / in State News

Michigan Proposal 1 would allow adults aged 21 years or older to possess and use marijuana for recreational purposes. The measure would create an excise sales tax of 10 percent, which would be levied on marijuana sales at retailers. Revenue from the tax would be allocated to local governments, K-12 education, and road and bridge maintenance. Estimates of the tax […]

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