Archive for January 9th, 2019

Chicago’s impound accounting

Chicago’s impound accounting

on January 9, 2019, 7:25 AM / in State News

“Chicago has impounded and sold off nearly 50,000 cars for unpaid tickets since 2011. Not a dime of the sales went toward the ticket debt; instead, the city and its towing contractor pocketed millions.” Sandra Botello moved to Chicago five years ago for what she called “the opportunities.” Now 41, she and her children had been evicted from her home […]

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January 9th News Briefs

on January 9, 2019, 7:21 AM / in National News

By Walter Olson Maker of Steinway pianos threatens legal action against owners who advertise existing instruments for sale as used Steinways if they contain other-than-factory replacement parts [Park Avenue Pianos] When the Securities and Exchange Commission settles with defendants, it extracts gag orders forbidding them to talk about the experience. Is it constitutional for the government to do that? [Peggy […]

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Glen Casada elected House speaker as 111th Tennessee General Assembly convenes

Glen Casada elected House speaker as 111th Tennessee General Assembly convenes

on January 9, 2019, 7:18 AM / in State News

By Joel Ebert and Natalie Allison  |   Nashville Tennessean The Tennessee House of Representatives officially voted in Williamson County Republican Glen Casadaas its next speaker Tuesday, marking the start of the 111th General Assembly. Casada’s ascension was among the highlights of the first legislative day that included more than 30 new lawmakers officially taking office, at least two protests and a newly formed group calling for Gov.-elect […]

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Dem chairman requests CBO report on design of single-payer bill

on January 9, 2019, 7:14 AM / in National News

House Budget Committee Chairman John Yarmuth (D-Ky.) on Tuesday requested information from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) about single-payer health care proposals, a step forward in consideration of the idea. In a letter to the CBO, Yarmuth requested a report on the “design and policy considerations lawmakers would face in developing single-payer health system proposals.” Getting input from the CBO is an important […]

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Radical LGBT activist leaves civil rights post after GOP senator blocks her reappointment

on January 9, 2019, 7:11 AM / in National News

WASHINGTON, D.C.,  (LifeSiteNews) – Pro-LGBT activist Chai Feldblum’s almost nine-year tenure at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) came to an end last week after Senate Republicans blocked her reappointment from coming up for a vote. Feldblum’s nomination to a third term died last week when Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, rejected a vote to break a hold placed […]

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Larry Householder (R) elected speaker of the Ohio House, defeating sitting Speaker Ryan Smith (R)

on January 9, 2019, 6:51 AM / in State News

Rep. Larry Householder (R) was elected as speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives on Monday by a coalition of 26 Republicans and 26 Democrats. Thirty-four Republicans, who hold a 61-38 majority in the chamber, voted for sitting House Speaker Ryan Smith (R). No Democrat ran for the position. In the May 2018 Republican primaries, Smith and Householder supported opposing […]

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Black Education: A Glimmer of Hope

Black Education: A Glimmer of Hope

on January 9, 2019, 6:47 AM / in Opinion

By Walter E. Williams In reference to efforts to teach black children, the president of the St. Petersburg, Florida, chapter of the NAACP, Maria Scruggs, said: “The (school) district has shown they just can’t do it. … Now it’s time for the community to step in.” That’s a recognition that politicians and the education establishment, after decades of promises, cannot do […]

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The Ugly Truth About Property Rights

The Ugly Truth About Property Rights

on January 9, 2019, 6:43 AM / in Opinion

by Ron Ewart  |  NewswithViews “Oh what fools we mortals be, When we think we have rights to property. They were taken away when we turned our heads, By the U. S. Supreme Court and those other traitors We call ….. the FEDS.”  —Ron Ewart God-given, or natural rights are a dream, a mirage, a fantasy.  God-given, or natural rights […]

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Pentagon: Military Logistics System Not Ready for War With China or Russia

Pentagon: Military Logistics System Not Ready for War With China or Russia

on January 9, 2019, 6:38 AM / in National News

This is something we have been reading about for days and yes we are worried. Defense Science Board warns military supply system ‘decayed’ and needs rapid upgrading by  Bill Gertz  |  Washington Free Beacon The strategic American military system for moving troops, weapons, and supplies over long distances has decayed significantly and needs rapid upgrading to be ready for any future […]

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FAITH AND PATIENCE

FAITH AND PATIENCE

on January 9, 2019, 6:33 AM / in Religion

Jesus was popular early in His ministry, especially after performing His most popular miracle to date: the feeding of the five thousand. Now we’re talking, a man who gives us a free lunch! This is awesome! “that you do not become sluggish, but imitate those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.’ (Hebrews 6:12) The crowds grew. Huge multitudes […]

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Border Wall: Monument for the People, Not Pols

Border Wall: Monument for the People, Not Pols

on January 9, 2019, 6:30 AM / in Opinion

By Michelle Malkin  |   Townhall Profligate politicians have never met a multibillion-dollar infrastructure project they didn’t like — except when it comes to President Donald Trump’s border wall. Think about it. Boston’s Big Dig black hole, the nation’s most expensive highway project, burned through $25 billion and was plagued by deadly engineering incompetence, endless cost overruns, leaks, lawsuits and debt. California’s […]

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The State of the Union on Emigration

The State of the Union on Emigration

on January 9, 2019, 6:26 AM / in National News, Opinion

by Jonathan Easley and Alexis Simendinger President Trump will meet with Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) in the Situation Room today as the two sides resume negotiations aimed at reopening the federal government, which has been partially shuttered for 19 days now. Last night, the president and the Democratic leaders took their cases directly […]

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Fact-checking Trump’s address to the nation: President claims ‘growing’ crisis on southern border

on January 9, 2019, 6:16 AM / in Opinion

NBC posted a rebuttal in disguise as a news article challenging the accuracy of President Trump’s numbers used in his speech. If you would like to read this article, we have linked it below. We shall post just the beginning of the article ourselves because it doesn’t more than that. We are not saying don’t read, we did in it’s […]

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Wells of Salvation

Wells of Salvation

on January 9, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

With joy you will draw water from the wells of salvation. Isaiah 12:3 When people drill holes deep into the earth, it is normally for pulling up core samples of rock, accessing oil, or finding water. In Isaiah 12, we learn that God wanted His people, who were living in a spiritual desert as well as a geographical desert, to […]

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Take Note; the Guns of January

Take Note; the Guns of January

on January 9, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Tuesday, January 9, 2018. So the Oprah-for-president craze begins. Will this prove a temporary blip, soon forgotten? Or a powerful tsunami that (again) turns U.S. politics on its head? History teaches us that we don’t always immediately recognize the turning of the tide when it first happens. Today’s date, for example is when the actual first shots […]

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January 9th ‘Communist faith…tells…Smash the existing economic order’ – Richard Nixon

January 9th ‘Communist faith…tells…Smash the existing economic order’ – Richard Nixon

on January 9, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

Richard Milhous Nixon was born JANUARY 9, 1913.   He was a Lieutenant Commander in the Navy during WWII, a Congressman, a Senator, and Vice-President under Dwight Eisenhower. He lost his first presidential race to John F. Kennedy by the smallest margin to that date. He was elected the 37th President in 1968, and re-elected in 1972 in one of […]

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January 9th in History

January 9th in History

on January 9, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

January 9 is the ninth day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 356 days remaining until the end of the year (357 in leap years). Holidays Christian Feast Day: Adrian of Canterbury Metropolitan Philip II of Moscow Julia Chester Emery (Episcopal Church (USA)) January 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Feast of the Black Nazarene (Manila, Philippines) Martyrs’ Day […]

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