Archive for November 12th, 2018

Brace For Impact

Brace For Impact

on November 12, 2018, 8:08 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Art by A.F. Branco

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7 Palestinians, 1 Israeli officer die in Gaza operation

7 Palestinians, 1 Israeli officer die in Gaza operation

on November 12, 2018, 8:05 AM / in International News

Seven Palestinians and one Israeli military officer were killed Sunday in an apparent Israeli intelligence operation that went wrong in the Palestinian-controlled Gaza Strip. One of the Palestinians who died was a senior commander in the military wing of Hamas, which runs Gaza. The Israeli who died was a lieutenant colonel. Another officer was wounded. The clash, which came despite […]

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Mississippi senator’s joke about ‘public hanging’ sparks outrage

Mississippi senator’s joke about ‘public hanging’ sparks outrage

on November 12, 2018, 8:02 AM / in State News

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) faced a swift backlash on Sunday after she was heard saying in a video posted to Twitter that she would “be on the front row” if a cattle rancher hosting a Nov. 2 event invited her to a “public hanging.” The full context of the comment was not immediately clear, but Democrat Mike Espy, who faces […]

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Trump, Putin plan meeting in Argentina

Trump, Putin plan meeting in Argentina

on November 12, 2018, 7:59 AM / in International News

President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin did not hold a meeting in Paris this weekend, as previously planned. Putin told RT France they decided “not to interrupt the schedule” of events commemorating the 100th anniversary of the armistice to end World War I. Yuri Ushakov, Putin’s foreign affairs adviser, told Russian state television their planned meeting was canceled at […]

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Straight from The New York Times

Straight from The New York Times

on November 12, 2018, 7:55 AM / in National News

Democrats demanded on Sunday that President Trump’s acting attorney general, Matthew Whitaker, recuse himself from overseeing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s election meddling and possible collusion by Trump campaign associates. Leading Democrats in the House vowed to use their new House majority to prevent the Trump administration from interfering with Mueller’s work. Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), incoming chairman […]

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Death toll in California wildfire rises to match state’s deadliest

Death toll in California wildfire rises to match state’s deadliest

on November 12, 2018, 7:53 AM / in State News

Interesting how an article can go from a great sadness to politics in a split second. The death toll from several wildfires raging in California rose to at least 31 on Sunday. Twenty-nine people have died in the Camp Fire in Northern California, which matches the deadliest fire in state history. More than 200 people remain unaccounted for. The Woolsey […]

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Semper Fi… “Tun Tavern: Birthplace of the Marine Corps

Semper Fi… “Tun Tavern: Birthplace of the Marine Corps

on November 12, 2018, 7:35 AM / in History

During the American Revolution, many important political discussions took place in the inns and taverns of Philadelphia, including the founding of the Marine Corps. A committee of the Continental Congress met at Tun Tavern to draft a resolution calling for two battalions of Marines able to fight for independence at sea and on shore. The resolution was approved on November […]

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Lost Words From Our Childhood

on November 12, 2018, 7:29 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Mergatroyd!… Do you remember that word? Would you believe the spell-checker did not recognize the word Mergatroyd? Heavens to Mergatroyd! The other day a not so elderly (I say 75) lady said something to her son about driving a Jalopy; and he looked at her quizzically and said “What the heck is a Jalopy?” He never heard of the word […]

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FORMER NAVY SEAL DAN CRENSHAW HAS A MESSAGE FOR ALL AMERICANS THIS VETERANS DAY

FORMER NAVY SEAL DAN CRENSHAW HAS A MESSAGE FOR ALL AMERICANS THIS VETERANS DAY

on November 12, 2018, 7:14 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Molly Prince  |   The Daily Caller Republican Rep.-elect Dan Crenshaw of Texas appeared on “Saturday Night Live” to give a message of unity and connection this Veterans Day weekend. Crenshaw, a retired lieutenant commander and congressman-elect for Texas’s 2nd district, was thrown into the spotlight the weekend prior to Election Day after SNL’s Pete Davidson mocked him during the show for the […]

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Voters Overwhelmingly Reject Rent Control Proposal

Voters Overwhelmingly Reject Rent Control Proposal

on November 12, 2018, 6:52 AM / in State News

Housing crisis front and center on California ballot by Charles Fain Lehman  |   Washington Free Beacon Faced with an intractable housing crisis, California voters went to the polls Tuesday to cast ballots in order to bring down the sky-high price of homes. The results saw voters overwhelmingly beat down proposals that could have driven up housing prices—including rejecting a rent control […]

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With filing deadline approaching, 17 candidates have already declared their candidacy for Chicago mayor

With filing deadline approaching, 17 candidates have already declared their candidacy for Chicago mayor

on November 12, 2018, 6:46 AM / in State News

LOOKING FOR WORK? Like was mentioned last week, we hope everyone is rested up from the midterms. We’re already buckling down for the 2019 races (and let’s not forget about the runoff we’re tracking for U.S. Senate special election in Mississippi on November 27!). First up: the filing deadline for the Chicago municipal races. Chicago, the third-largest city in the […]

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The Florida Recount

The Florida Recount

on November 12, 2018, 6:35 AM / in State News

Special Thanks to The Hill In Florida, a recount is underway, with lawsuits and counter-lawsuits piling up and allegations of malfeasance flying. The Miami Herald: Florida counties race to recount votes by Thursday deadline. The Associated Press: Mishaps, protests and litigation overshadow Florida recount. In the Senate race, Gov. Rick Scott (R) leads Sen. Bill Nelson (D) by more than […]

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Democrats are about to open the floodgates on investigations into President Trump.

on November 12, 2018, 6:32 AM / in National News, Opinion

by Jonathan Easley and Alexis Simendinger   The party doesn’t take over the House until January, but it’s already devising battle plans for how it will use the House majority and oversight powers to hold the Trump administration accountable. The aggressive posture has provoked questions about whether the Democrats’ eagerness to investigate Trump will distract from the kitchen-table issues they ran […]

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Seeking the Truth

on November 12, 2018, 6:28 AM / in Opinion

The Dems are on the warpath already. It will define their direction and actions… their after blood… forget the promises they brought up during the campaign for that is secondary to their goal. It will be their undoing. “We are responsible. We are not scattershot. We are not doing any investigation for a political purpose but to seek the truth. […]

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November 12th in History

November 12th in History

on November 12, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

November 12 is the 316th day of the year (317th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 49 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Birth of Bahá’u’lláh, celebration started at sunset the day before. (Bahá’í Faith) Birth of Sun Yat-Sen, also Doctors’ Day and Cultural Renaissance Day. (Republic of China) Christian Feast Day: Cumméne Fota […]

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Embarrassing Moments

Embarrassing Moments

on November 12, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Jesus said to her, “Neither do I condemn you; go and sin no more.” —John 8:11 The flashing lights of the police car drew my attention to a motorist who had been pulled over for a traffic violation. As the officer, ticket book in hand, walked back to his car, I could clearly see the embarrassed driver sitting helplessly behind […]

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Call For Prayer

Call For Prayer

on November 12, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

You all know my strong stand in PRAYER on things in this life.  I prayed for months for the EVIL that controls the Clinton Cartel to be exposed for all to see and Wiki leaks came forth. I prayed for Hillary to be soundly defeated and she was. Since the time Trump was the  candidate to oppose Clinton I have […]

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Sight…..

Sight…..

on November 12, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

This is the anniversary of sorts for Sally. Seven years ago she went into what some will call a simple surgical technique called LASIK surgery on her eyes. She had wanted to do this for some time but has never had the opportunity till then. I, as always, showed myself to be the pillar of strength and stood with her, all the while […]

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Quote for Today November 12th

on November 12, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

“Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.” Thomas Jefferson

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