Archive for January 11th, 2019

Three Important—And Almost Invisible—News Stories As We Enter 2019

on January 11, 2019, 8:07 AM / in National News, Opinion

It seems to fall on me to cover issues that the vast majority of so-called conservatives refuse to discuss. But that’s one reason this column is so popular: I always write from a totally objective perspective, based on my understanding of truth. That will not change in 2019. First, for all of Donald Trump’s (and his Republican cohorts in Congress) […]

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MY TRUMP / WALL PREDICTION FOR TODAY

on January 11, 2019, 8:02 AM / in Opinion

Okay, so President Trump has gone to the Texas-Mexico border to make comments about the necessity to build a wall, preceded by his short Oval Office speech in which he correctly identified the problem as an invasion and a national emergency.  This would require, if necessary, his executive authority and declaration to take whatever steps are necessary to stop that […]

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American contractor and former Green Beret killed in Iraq fight had five Bronze Stars and multiple deployments

American contractor and former Green Beret killed in Iraq fight had five Bronze Stars and multiple deployments

on January 11, 2019, 8:01 AM / in International News, National News

By: Shawn Snow  |  Marine Times An American contractor and former Army Green Beret who was killed following an apparent scuffle with other U.S. service members in northern Iraq had a distinguished career and was decorated for combat valor. Two Marines and a Navy corpsman assigned to a Marine special operations unit are currently under investigation in his death, according to The New […]

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Suspects Arrested and Charged with First Degree Murder in January Homicide

Suspects Arrested and Charged with First Degree Murder in January Homicide

on January 11, 2019, 7:55 AM / in Local News, State News

Suspects Arrested and Charged with First Degree Murder in January Homicide Jackson police have charged Elijah Garrison and Tierra Wilson in the homicide of D’Andre Holmes, 24, of Jackson. Garrison, 25, and Wilson, 24, both of Jackson, were arrested around 8:30 a.m., today in Knoxville, TN, by the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force. They are in custody […]

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Jayme Closs, Wisconsin girl missing since parents were killed in October, has been found alive

Jayme Closs, Wisconsin girl missing since parents were killed in October, has been found alive

on January 11, 2019, 7:53 AM / in State News

By Doha Madani  |  NBC Jayme Closs, the Wisconsin girl who went missing for nearly three months after her parents were killed, was found alive Thursday after emerging from the woods in a rural community about 70 miles from her home. A woman walking her dog came across the 13-year-old, who had vanished on Oct. 15, the day her parents were discovered […]

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The Plot Thickens as the Stalemate Continues

on January 11, 2019, 7:49 AM / in National News, Opinion

by Jonathan Easley and Alexis Simendinger  President Trump appears closer to declaring a national emergency at the southern border to circumvent Congress and secure the money he’s demanding to build a wall. “The law is very clear. We have the absolute right to declare a national emergency. … I think we’re going to see what happens over the next several […]

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Trump White House urging allies to prepare for possible RBG departure

Trump White House urging allies to prepare for possible RBG departure

on January 11, 2019, 7:39 AM / in National News

By ELIANA JOHNSON and GABBY ORR  |   Politico The White House is reaching out to political allies and conservative activist groups to prepare for an ailing Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s possible death or departure from the Supreme Court — an event that would trigger the second bitter confirmation battle of President Donald Trump’s tenure. The outreach began after Ginsburg, 85, on Monday missed oral arguments at the […]

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Texas Criminal Illegal Alien Data

Texas Criminal Illegal Alien Data

on January 11, 2019, 7:36 AM / in State News

Original Post by the Department of Public Safety The Department of Public Safety and local law enforcement agencies in Texas participate in the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Priority Enforcement Program (PEP). Participation in PEP enables DHS to work with state and local law enforcement to take custody of individuals who pose a danger to public safety before those individuals […]

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The “Chicken” In The Blizzard

The “Chicken” In The Blizzard

on January 11, 2019, 7:32 AM / in People

Originally Published January 29, 2014 Two years ago Chick-fil-A made national headlines when company president Dan Cathy spoke out in support of traditional marriage. Liberals and gays came unglued and launched massive protests against the restaurant chain. Several mayors spoke out saying they would not allow any more Chick-fil-As to be built in their cities. They tried boycotting the Christian owned […]

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DAINES INTRODUCES BILL WITHHOLDING PAY FROM CONGRESSMEN DURING GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWNS, OTHERS JOIN

DAINES INTRODUCES BILL WITHHOLDING PAY FROM CONGRESSMEN DURING GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWNS, OTHERS JOIN

on January 11, 2019, 7:26 AM / in News

Henry Rodgers | Capitol Hill Reporter Republican Montana Sen. Steve Daines introduced a bill on the Senate floor Thursday that would withhold the pay of members of Congress during future government shutdowns. Daines’s introduction of the bill, sponsored by Republican Texas Sen. John Cornyn, comes hours after Daines announced he sent a letter requesting the secretary of the U.S. Senate […]

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Noem wants high schoolers to pass U.S. citizenship test in order to graduate

on January 11, 2019, 7:12 AM / in State News

By Megan Raposa |  Sioux Falls Argus Leader South Dakota high school students might want to start brushing up on their knowledge of the United States government if they want to earn a diploma. Gov. Kristi Noem announced Tuesday her proposal to require all students to pass a U.S. citizenship test in order to graduate. “This is the test that we […]

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NFA Processing Division Affected By Government Shutdown

NFA Processing Division Affected By Government Shutdown

on January 11, 2019, 6:59 AM / in National News

As the government shutdown extends into its third week, suppressor buyers and dealers across the country have one resounding question: will the shutdown have an impact on suppressor transfers? The answer, unfortunately, is yes. After speaking with sources in the administration, American Suppressor Association can confirm that the NFA Division is not processing tax-paid transfers during the shutdown. Unlike the […]

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Illinois Democrats Start the New Year with Gun Control Targeting FFL’s

Illinois Democrats Start the New Year with Gun Control Targeting FFL’s

on January 11, 2019, 6:56 AM / in State News

Illinois – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Illinois Senate Democrats, using parliamentary sleight of hand and underhanded tactics, advance useless gun control. Yesterday the Illinois Senate released SB 337 from the “motion to reconsider”. This allows 30 calendar days for the Senate to certify it and send it to the governor for consideration. In releasing this bill to the desk of newly elected Governor […]

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The Wall, Then and Now

The Wall, Then and Now

on January 11, 2019, 6:54 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Art by A.F. Branco

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China Mobilizes DF-26 Missiles in Response to Warship Passage

China Mobilizes DF-26 Missiles in Response to Warship Passage

on January 11, 2019, 6:52 AM / in International News

By Bill Gertz  |   Washington Free Beacon Nuclear, intermediate-range anti-ship missiles shown on television after Navy warship sails S. China Sea China has mobilized nuclear-capable intermediate-range missiles in response to the passage of a Navy warship near disputed islands in the South China Sea this week, according to state-run Chinese media. The long-range, anti-ship ballistic missile known as the DF-26—dubbed the […]

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State executive official elections, 2019

on January 11, 2019, 6:47 AM / in State News

The first filing deadline for a 2019 gubernatorial election is just weeks away (we see you, Kentucky). What better time than now to provide a preview of the three states where voters will elect a governor this year. Kentucky, Louisiana, and Mississippi are the only states holding regularly scheduled elections for state executive positions in 2019. All three states will […]

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Mom furious after UK child services gives her ‘hell’ for objecting to daughter’s sex-change

Mom furious after UK child services gives her ‘hell’ for objecting to daughter’s sex-change

on January 11, 2019, 6:45 AM / in International News

By JONATHON VAN MAREN (LifeSiteNews) – The most typical response of LGBT activists to Christian concerns about the redefinition of everything—first marriage, now the biological realities of gender—is that people should mind their own business, because none of this has any impact on them. If only that were true. Consider the story of “Lisa” (her name was changed by the Daily Mail to protect her […]

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Youngest black legislator in US is pro-life and pro-God

Youngest black legislator in US is pro-life and pro-God

on January 11, 2019, 6:42 AM / in State News

By Calvin Freiburger WEST VIRGINIA, (LifeSiteNews) – Among the new lawmakers beginning their political careers this month is Caleb Hanna, who is making history as the nation’s youngest black legislator, as well as a young man who says faith and the right to life are central to his worldview. While still an 18-year-old high school senior, Hanna launched a bid for the Republican […]

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Memo to Trump: Declare an Emergency

Memo to Trump: Declare an Emergency

on January 11, 2019, 6:40 AM / in Opinion

In the long run, history will validate Donald Trump’s stand on a border wall to defend the sovereignty and security of the United States. Why? Because mass migration from the global South, not climate change, is the real existential crisis of the West. The American people know this, and even the elites sense it. Think not? Well, check out the […]

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Tennessee to become national pioneer in creating social and emotional standards

on January 11, 2019, 6:33 AM / in Opinion, State News

Original Article As the Tennessee Department of Education prepares to roll out new academic standards in math, English, social studies and science, it’s turning attention to creating the state’s first-ever set of standards in a completely new arena — social and emotional learning. Tennessee will spend the next year on the task as one of eight states chosen to draft […]

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