Archive for December 4th, 2018

Bus carrying youth football team crashes, killing 1 and injuring 45

on December 4, 2018, 10:00 AM / in State News

One child was killed and at least 45 people were injured Monday when a charter bus carrying a youth football team from Tennessee crashed in central Arkansas. Most of the injured were children. Arkansas State Police said the bus turned over along Interstate 30 near Benton, 25 miles southwest of Little Rock. The football team, from the historically black neighborhood […]

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Wisconsin Republicans push to limit Democratic governor’s powers

on December 4, 2018, 9:57 AM / in State News

Wisconsin Republican lawmakers on Monday tried to push through legislation to limit the power of Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers, who last month beat incumbent Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican. The measures Republicans are trying to pass in a rare lame-duck session would change the 2020 presidential primary date to benefit a conservative state Supreme Court justice and curtail the governor’s […]

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Lawmakers seek to push back government shutdown deadline

Lawmakers seek to push back government shutdown deadline

on December 4, 2018, 9:56 AM / in National News

The House and Senate plan to vote this week to delay the government shutdown deadline by two weeks to avoid a showdown this week, as politicians and the public pay their respects to the late former President George H.W. Bush, a House leadership aide said Monday. Leaders in both chambers want to approve a funding extension before Friday’s deadline to […]

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Bush’s casket lies in state at Capitol

on December 4, 2018, 9:54 AM / in National News

Former President George H.W. Bush’s remains arrived Monday at the U.S. Capitol, where he will lie in state until early Wednesday. A Marine band played hymns as an eight-member military honor guard carried Bush’s casket into the Capitol. In a Monday evening ceremony, dignitaries praised Bush, who died Friday at 94, for his decades of public service as a Navy […]

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Abortions in the U.S. have hit an all-time low

Abortions in the U.S. have hit an all-time low

on December 4, 2018, 9:49 AM / in National News, Opinion

Good morning, I don’t know about you, but sometimes I think there isn’t enough duct tape available to keep my head in one piece as I am bombarded with worse and worse news. So today, I thought I would present something that you could read without shaking your head in dismay. It might even bring a smile to your face! A […]

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A Great Soldier’s Sorrow

A Great Soldier’s Sorrow

on December 4, 2018, 9:45 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Tuesday, December 4, 2018. On this date in 1783, George Washington bade a tearful farewell to his fellow Continental Army officers before decamping for his beloved Mount Vernon. In late November, the last British troops had been removed from New York City, as the Colonists’ war for independence came to its successful conclusion. General Washington resigned as […]

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LeBon (R) leads Dodge (D) by 1 vote for Alaska House District 1; race might decide control of chamber

on December 4, 2018, 9:37 AM / in State News

According to Ballotpedia, a Friday recount in Alaska House District 1 determined that Bart LeBon (R) leads Kathryn Dodge (D) by one vote, 2,663 to 2,662. The outcome of the race could determine partisan control of the Alaska House and whether Alaska goes from being under divided government to a Republican trifecta. Alaska would be the 23rd Republican trifecta (Democrats have […]

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U.S. Confirms: Iran Successfully Fired Nuclear Capable Missiles

U.S. Confirms: Iran Successfully Fired Nuclear Capable Missiles

on December 4, 2018, 9:35 AM / in International News

In violation of ban, Tehran shows off nuke-capable missiles as U.S. pressures Europe to take tougher line By  Adam Kredo   |  Washington Free Beacon Senior U.S. officials confirmed early Monday that Iran has successfully test-fired multiple nuclear-capable missiles in violation of United Nations restrictions on such activity, drawing a fierce reaction from the Trump administration, which will pressure European leaders this […]

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Marijuana Did Not Kill Your Son

on December 4, 2018, 9:29 AM / in Opinion

So that you understand the stance of others. By Laurence M. Vance  I occasionally get some unusual responses when I write about the evils of the government’s war on drugs. On election day, Tuesday, November 6, I had an article published on this website titled “Voting Right.” The article was about the marijuana ballot initiatives that were being voted on that […]

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Demand that Republicans Force a Vote on Concealed Carry Reciprocity

Demand that Republicans Force a Vote on Concealed Carry Reciprocity

on December 4, 2018, 9:24 AM / in Announcements

Our best chance for passing concealed reciprocity is about to end. Last December, the Republican-controlled House passed a reciprocity bill that is Constitutional Carry-friendly.  The bill would allow all who are authorized to carry concealed — including those from permitless carry states — to carry their guns in any state of the union. The day after the House passed reciprocity, […]

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Where not to shop for Christmas: How consumers can align their dollars with their pro-life values

Where not to shop for Christmas: How consumers can align their dollars with their pro-life values

on December 4, 2018, 9:22 AM / in National News

by Doug Mainwaring (LifeSiteNews) – The Christmas shopping season is off to the races, with retailers aggressively vying for attention and money. Unbeknownst to unsuspecting holiday shoppers, many corporations with familiar names contribute a portion of each sale to fund abortion giant Planned Parenthood, the pro-LGBT Human Rights Campaign, and other leftist organizations and causes. Align your dollars with your values […]

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GOP senators have drawn a line where they disagree with President Trump — and it’s over drug pricing reforms.

GOP senators have drawn a line where they disagree with President Trump — and it’s over drug pricing reforms.

on December 4, 2018, 9:18 AM / in National News

GOP balks at Trump drug pricing plan President Trump and his Republican allies in Congress are not quite on the same page when it comes to his plan to lower drug prices. What’s the issue? Trump in October proposed lowering some Medicare drug prices by tying them to lower prices paid in other countries. But that is far too close […]

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Middle-West Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition Meeting!

on December 4, 2018, 9:16 AM / in Announcements

When: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM CST on December 7, 2018 Where: Cypress Grove Nature Park, 886 Airways Blvd., Jackson, TN 38301 Middle-West Tennessee Clean Fuels (MWTCF) will host a coalition meeting from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM CST on December 7, 2018 at Cypress Grove Nature Park (866 Airways Blvd) in Jackson. MWTCF staff will discuss a number of fleet improvement […]

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29,000 Immigrants / Week Costs Us U.S. Taxpayers $6.3 Billion / Week NET!

on December 4, 2018, 9:13 AM / in Announcements, Opinion

Carry Capacity Network $6.3 BILLION per week=NET Cost of 29,000 Legal Immigrants per Week. YES, THIS IS EACH AND EVERY WEEK OF THE YEAR!!! NOW, will you call your Congressional Representative and two Senators?!! Tell them to enact a Zero-Net MORATORIUM NOW! [(202) 224-3121 or Find Your Representative]. Yes, The USA ACCEPTS AND RECEIVES 29,000 LEGAL IMMIGRANTS EACH WEEK (and has […]

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George H.W. Bush Service Dog Sully to Join Walter Reed Hospital

on December 4, 2018, 9:09 AM / in National News

Washington Free Beacon Former President and World War II Navy pilot George H.W. Bush was one of many veterans to benefit from a service dog during his retirement, and his dog Sully already has his next assignment now that Bush has passed. Sully, a yellow labrador, is loved by the Bushes and thousands of fans who follow an instagram account […]

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SHELL TO LINK EXECUTIVE PAY TO CARBON GOALS

SHELL TO LINK EXECUTIVE PAY TO CARBON GOALS

on December 4, 2018, 9:05 AM / in International News, National News

Gas giant Royal Dutch Shell announced dramatic goals Monday to cut carbon emissions starting in 2020, including a pay incentive for top executives to meet them. The company plans to set annual three- to five-year carbon reduction targets beginning in 2020 to reduce its carbon footprint. The program will run until 2050. The decision comes after mounting pressure from Shell’s […]

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KUDLOW TARGETS ELECTRIC CAR, RENEWABLE ENERGY CREDITS

KUDLOW TARGETS ELECTRIC CAR, RENEWABLE ENERGY CREDITS

on December 4, 2018, 9:01 AM / in National News

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Monday the Trump administration will seek to end subsidies for electric cars and renewable energy sources, according to reports. Kudlow said he expected subsidies for electric cars would end by 2020 or 2021. “We want to end, we will end those subsidies and others of the Obama administration,” he said, according to […]

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Tennessee State Senate Leaders

on December 4, 2018, 8:59 AM / in State News

Let’s congratulate these new leaders who were elected at today’s Senate Republican Caucus meeting to their new positions in the state Senate yesterday afternoon: Lt. Gov. Randy McNally Republican Nominee for Speaker Sen. Jack Johnson Majority Leader Sen. Ken Yager Republican Caucus Chair Sen. Ferrell Haile Treasurer (also appointed Speaker Pro Tempore recently) Sen. Dolores Gresham Secretary Sen. Shane Reeves […]

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Clinton Foundation whistleblower’s home raided by FBI

Clinton Foundation whistleblower’s home raided by FBI

on December 4, 2018, 8:56 AM / in National News

By Michael F. Haverluck (OneNewsNow.com) The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) raided a whistleblower’s home after he obtained documents exposing questionable practices by the Clinton Foundation and Uranium One. Michael Socarras – the attorney of the whistleblower, Dennis Nathan Cain – announced last week that the FBI rummaged through his client’s home for six hours after the homeowner turned the […]

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‘Ballot harvesting’ – a sure-fire way for Dems to win

‘Ballot harvesting’ – a sure-fire way for Dems to win

on December 4, 2018, 8:54 AM / in National News, Opinion

BY Chad Groening, Jody Brown (OneNewsNow.com) A conservative columnist agrees with House Speaker Paul Ryan in questioning the legitimacy of California’s vote-counting process. It’s called “ballot harvesting” – and it’s illegal in most states. But the practice was legal for the first time in California this year. It allows a third party to collect completed “vote by mail” ballots from voters and then […]

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