Archive for December 6th, 2018

Teddy Roosevelt 2.0

Teddy Roosevelt 2.0

on December 6, 2018, 8:51 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, December 6, 2018. On this date in 1910, Theodore Roosevelt was uncharacteristically idle. He’d returned in late summer to the United States after a year on safari in Africa and touring the capitals of Europe, then embarked on an American speaking tour, and now was home at Sagamore Hill contemplating the next phase of his life. […]

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Canada arrests Huawei exec; China protests

on December 6, 2018, 8:26 AM / in International News, National News

Canada has arrested Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of China’s Huawei Technologies, Canadian Justice Department spokesman Ian McLeod said Wednesday. Meng has a bail hearing Friday and faces extradition to the U.S., where the Chinese tech giant is under investigation for possible violations of sanctions against Iran. McLeod said Meng, a deputy chair of Huawei’s board and daughter of […]

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the blonds joke to end all blonde jokes

on December 6, 2018, 8:21 AM / in Bedtime Stories

We thought that we would cut the ice with a little humor today…. so take it as it is… humor… and smile. 80,000 blondes meet in a football stadium for a “Blondes Are Not Stupid” Convention. The leader says, “We are all here today to prove to the world that blondes are not stupid. Can I have a volunteer?” A […]

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What Did #MeToo Expect? Businesses Avoiding Hiring Women, Won’t Included Them in Client Events

on December 6, 2018, 8:17 AM / in National News, Opinion

By  WARNER TODD HUSTON   |   Godfather Politics Business analysts have noticed a new trend and it is one that should surprise absolutely no one. Businesses are suddenly afraid to hire women or include them in special events — like client dinners, conventions, and the like — all because they are afraid of being stung by #MeToo claims of sexual misconduct. So, […]

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A Witch Hunt or an Investigation by a Brutal Book?

on December 6, 2018, 7:53 AM / in Opinion

By Andrew P. Napolitano The nation has paused this week from its toxic political battles to remember the kindness and gentleness of President George H.W. Bush. He was kind to Bill Clinton, who defeated him in 1992, and to Ross Perot, whose unusual entry into the presidential race that year siphoned conservative voters away from Bush and enabled Clinton to amass […]

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AN INTERESTING FACT ABOUT CHRISTMAS AND ABORTION

on December 6, 2018, 7:31 AM / in Opinion

You might be asking yourselves how Christmas has anything to do with abortion, right?  Well, it does. If you ask most people, even Christians, what Christmas signifies, most will tell you it is Christ Jesus’ birthday.  It is not.  December 25th is celebrated as Christmas because it is the day most Bible historians estimate that Jesus was conceived.  The actual […]

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Rashida Tlaib Misrepresented Soros Stipend in Financial Disclosures

Rashida Tlaib Misrepresented Soros Stipend in Financial Disclosures

on December 6, 2018, 7:25 AM / in National News, State News

By Joe Schoffstall  |  Washington Free Beacon Congresswoman-elect did not disclose name of source and wrote a lesser amount than given Congresswoman-elect Rashida Tlaib did not disclose the name of the source of funds for a fellowship that was paid by liberal billionaire George Soros—as required by the House ethics committee—and also disclosed a lesser amount than she received, according […]

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Utah Governor signs bill to replace Proposition 2, the medical marijuana initiative approved by voters last month

Utah Governor signs bill to replace Proposition 2, the medical marijuana initiative approved by voters last month

on December 6, 2018, 7:15 AM / in State News

The legislation designed to replace Proposition 2, known as the Utah Medical Cannabis Act or House Bill 3001, was passed by the legislature and signed by the governor on Monday. The bill was initially presented as a compromise deal between state legislators, Utah Prop 2 supporters (such as the Utah Patients Coalition, Marijuana Policy Project, and Libertas Institute), and opponents […]

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‘Wake Up, Dudes’

on December 6, 2018, 7:13 AM / in National News, Opinion

GOP women see a gender crisis brewing for their party. The brutal midterm election decimated the ranks of GOP women in the House, and women leaving Congress and those entering have urged party leaders to be more aggressive in devising a strategy to stop the slide when it comes to female voters and support for women candidates The Hill has […]

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Congress is back so watch your Wallet

on December 6, 2018, 7:11 AM / in National News

by Jonathan Easley and Alexis Simendinger A Houston funeral for former President George H.W. Bush will take place today at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, after which his casket will travel by train across the state for burial at his presidential library in College Station, Texas, alongside the grave of former first lady Barbara Bush and their daughter, Robin. Congressional leaders […]

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Was This the Most Ignorant Article VICE Has Ever Published?

Was This the Most Ignorant Article VICE Has Ever Published?

on December 6, 2018, 7:08 AM / in Opinion

by peterheck  |  The Resurgent If they had the Pilgrims being “queer,” I simply can’t wait to see what VICE does with the 3 Wise Men this Christmas. I only wish I could have seen this piece on Thanksgiving when it came out. It deserved – and earned – mockery then, and I only wish I could have been part of […]

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Waymo launches nation’s first commercial self-driving taxis

Waymo launches nation’s first commercial self-driving taxis

on December 6, 2018, 6:59 AM / in National News, State News

By MICHAEL LARIS   |  The Washington Post CHANDLER, Ariz. — On the chilly October day the New York subway opened in 1904, the marvel of engineering and grit was greeted with horns, steam sirens and stations overrun by thousands of revelers. “Fast Trains in Tubes,” blared one headline. On Wednesday, 114 years later in sun-swept Arizona, the launch of the […]

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Barra stands firm on GM austerity plans in DC meetings

Barra stands firm on GM austerity plans in DC meetings

on December 6, 2018, 6:55 AM / in National News

WASHINGTON — General Motors Chairman Mary Barra stood firm on plans to idle five plants, lay off 6,000 salaried employees and imperil the jobs of 3,300 hourly workers as she met Wednesday with Ohio’s U.S. senators and several of Michigan’s newly elected U.S. members. Speaking with reporters after a closed-door meeting with Barra at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Ohio […]

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Devil Worship in the Name of Free Speech, What Happen to Discretion?

Devil Worship in the Name of Free Speech, What Happen to Discretion?

on December 6, 2018, 6:53 AM / in State News

(Ammoland.com) “Silence is the language of God. All else is a poor translation”  Rumi Apple’s dimpled darling, Tim Cook, is the recipient of endless press accolades this week for a speech he delivered in NYC, where he insisted that the entire tech community get together to “ban hate speech” from social media. Simultaneously, the Illinois State Capital Rotunda’s “holiday display” […]

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Bush Derangement Syndrome

Bush Derangement Syndrome

on December 6, 2018, 6:49 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Art by A.F. Branco

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Are White Evangelicals the Saviors of the GOP?

on December 6, 2018, 6:48 AM / in National News

By Nathan L. Gonzales  |  Roll Call Key voting group has remained virtually unchanged in its political preferences Amid all the talk about shifting demographics and political changes over the last decade, one key voting group has remained virtually unchanged: white evangelicals. According to one evangelical leader, a record number of white evangelicals voted in the 2018 midterms after an inspired turnout effort. […]

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Are Christians Supposed To Be Doormats?

on December 6, 2018, 6:44 AM / in Opinion

By Dave Daubenmire   |   NewsWithViews At the risk of a bit of self-promotion I ask whether or not Christians are supposed to roll over and take it. Is simply lying down and letting evil run roughshod over us a sign of holiness? Does “turn the other cheek” mean we are never to fight back? The Bible teaches us to die […]

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Migrants Breach Border, This Time In the Dark

Migrants Breach Border, This Time In the Dark

on December 6, 2018, 6:34 AM / in National News

Written by  R. Cort Kirkwood The migrant attack at the border on Thanksgiving weekend might have failed, but the breach of the U.S. border has begun. The illegal aliens are trying to sneak in, news reports say, hoping they can apply for asylum once they cross the border. And now that the invasion has begun — even if in dribs and […]

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Jesus and Christmas

on December 6, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, Religion

Up until a few years ago, when someone criticized the celebration of Christmas (usually as a pagan holiday), I responded with a defense of what I have long believed was the biblical basis for the holiday. Yes, I firmly believe Luke 2 is the telling of the events surrounding the birth of Yashua (Jesus’ real name, though scholars don’t all […]

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It’s The Knees

It’s The Knees

on December 6, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Continue earnestly in prayer. —Colossians 4:2 Both of my knees were hurting, and I could not figure out why. I hadn’t done anything to damage them or put undo pressure on them. Or had I? I recalled that over the previous few days I had been working on the walls in our house, scrubbing them and getting them ready for […]

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