Archive for November 17th, 2018

The Good Hands People

The Good Hands People

on November 17, 2018, 7:19 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Art by A.F. Branco

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Trump Raises the Stakes With CNN

Trump Raises the Stakes With CNN

on November 17, 2018, 7:06 AM / in National News, Opinion

Last week, the White House revoked the press pass of CNN’s chief White House correspondent, Jim Acosta, and denied him access to the building. CNN responded by filing suit in federal court against the president. Acosta’s First and Fifth Amendment rights had been violated, said CNN. The demand: Acosta’s press pass must be returned immediately and his White House press […]

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An Open Letter to Governor-Elect Bill Lee About His Advisors

An Open Letter to Governor-Elect Bill Lee About His Advisors

on November 17, 2018, 7:04 AM / in Opinion

by David Fowler  |  FACT Bill, congratulations on your election as our state’s next governor. I followed with great interest both the primary and the general election in which you ran. Our political stories are remarkably similar in some respects, and I hope you will find this particular thought most helpful going forward. Our political experiences are similar in a […]

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Corporations Are Welfare Recipients, Too

Corporations Are Welfare Recipients, Too

on November 17, 2018, 7:01 AM / in National News, Opinion, State News

A year after Amazon waged a national bidding war among more than 200 American cities vying to become its second headquarters (HQ2), the online retail giant finally crowned the victors: Long Island City, New York, and Arlington, Virginia. No doubt, greater profits and political influence factored into Amazon’s awarding two up-and-coming coastal cities within a stone’s throw of the financial […]

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Campus senator labeled ‘homophobic’ for speaking her faith

Campus senator labeled ‘homophobic’ for speaking her faith

on November 17, 2018, 6:56 AM / in National News

A Christian student at the University of California, Berkeley, is being pressured to resign her post in student government over her biblical beliefs. When President Donald Trump recently redefined “gender” for federal purposes as the gender an individual is born with, it didn’t set well with students at Berkeley. A member of the student government quickly introduced a resolution condemning […]

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GOP lawmaker pushes back on Trump drug pricing proposal

on November 17, 2018, 6:55 AM / in National News

President Trump went farther than Republicans usually do last month when he proposed tying some Medicare drug prices to lower prices in other countries. But there were not many objections from congressional Republicans, who are often hesitant to publicly criticize Trump. But now, at least one Republican, Rep. Larry Bucshon (R-Ind.), is pushing back. “It’s not the direction that I […]

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Swalwell Suggests Nuking America if Gun Rights Supporters Were to Resist Gun Control Measures

Swalwell Suggests Nuking America if Gun Rights Supporters Were to Resist Gun Control Measures

on November 17, 2018, 6:48 AM / in National News, State News

by Jeffrey Cimmino  |   Washington Free Beacon Rep. Eric Swalwell (D., Calif.) suggested the United States government would use nuclear weapons in a theoretical war against gun rights supporters who refuse to give up assault weapons. The Democratic congressman’s comments were prompted by a Twitter user’s response to an article about Swalwell’s call to force gun owners to relinquish assault weapons. […]

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Male gym teacher under fire for refusing to watch girl who says she’s a ‘boy’ undress in locker room

Male gym teacher under fire for refusing to watch girl who says she’s a ‘boy’ undress in locker room

on November 17, 2018, 6:45 AM / in State News

PORT RICHEY, Florida, (LifeSiteNews) – Most parents would assume that refusing to look at a naked child of the opposite sex goes without saying for any teacher, but a school district in Florida has opted to punish a male physical education teacher for attempting to avoid that situation. Liberty Counsel is representing gym teachers Robert Oppedisano and Stephanie Christensen at […]

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Moderate Republican Lindsey Graham to take over Senate Judiciary Committee

Moderate Republican Lindsey Graham to take over Senate Judiciary Committee

on November 17, 2018, 6:41 AM / in National News

by Calvin Freiburger Washington, D.C.,  (LifeSiteNews) – Sen. Lindsey Graham, the moderate Republican from South Carolina who has emerged as one of President Donald Trump’s most unexpected boosters, is poised to take over the critical Senate Judiciary Committee when the new Senate convenes in January. Politico reports that the current chair, Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, announced Friday he intends to leave […]

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More than 1,000 unaccounted for in Northern California wildfire, 71 dead

More than 1,000 unaccounted for in Northern California wildfire, 71 dead

on November 17, 2018, 6:38 AM / in State News

By Phil Helsel and Bita Ryan  |   NBC The fire has displaced thousands of people and burned 146,000 acres. Searchers combing through the ruins of the deadliest wildfire in California history found eight more bodies Friday, bringing the number of dead in the Camp Fire to 71 as more than 1,000 people remained unaccounted for. Seven of the eight bodies were […]

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Democrats Charge Vote Fraud in Georgia, After Months of Saying Voter Fraud Does Not Happen

Democrats Charge Vote Fraud in Georgia, After Months of Saying Voter Fraud Does Not Happen

on November 17, 2018, 6:17 AM / in Opinion

 by  Steve Byas When President Trump or other Republicans express concern about vote fraud and support safeguards such as voter I.D. requirements, Democrats ordinarily respond that such fears are unfounded, arguing that vote fraud is practically non-existent in the United States. Yet when it comes to the governor’s race in Georgia, suddenly the Democrats seem to be reversing themselves, claiming that […]

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