Archive for February, 2019

Jumping In Where He is Not Needed: Judge blocks Texas from purging voters on list questioning citizenship

on February 28, 2019, 11:12 AM / in State News

A federal judge in Texas on Wednesday ordered the state to end its effort to weed out non-citizen voters, saying there is no evidence of widespread election fraud in Texas and the state’s flawed list questioning the eligibility of 98,000 people had “created a mess.” The office of Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s new elections chief, Secretary of State David […]

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U.S. farm debt reaches highest point since 1980s agriculture crisis

on February 28, 2019, 11:07 AM / in National News

U.S. farm debt is the highest it has been since the 1980s when the agriculture community was last in calamity, reports Reuters. The amount of debt has risen to over $400 billion, and loan demand is “historically high.” The current crisis is being caused by weakness in commodity prices, weather damage to crops, and a loss of profitable export markets […]

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India demands pilot’s release as Pakistan leader urges talks

India demands pilot’s release as Pakistan leader urges talks

on February 28, 2019, 11:05 AM / in International News

India on Wednesday demanded that Pakistan release an Indian pilot captured in the disputed Kashmir region. Pakistan said it shot down two Indian jets that violated its airspace, while India said it had shot down a Pakistani warplane in the “aerial encounter.” The clash escalated tensions between the two nuclear-armed neighbors after a series of tit-for-tat cross-border strikes triggered by […]

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Apple Needs Ideological Diversity

on February 28, 2019, 10:58 AM / in Announcements

Apple, Inc. (1 – Liberal) supports the left’s agenda on every single issue. From pulling Pro-Life prayer apps from the App Store to funding the Center for American Progress to opposing religious liberty protections, it is clear that Apple’s decision makers have no regard for conservative values. We think it is time for a change and so do our friends […]

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All Aboard!

All Aboard!

on February 28, 2019, 10:55 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Thursday, February 28, 2019. On this date in 1827, the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad became the first railway chartered in the United States. At a time when Baltimore was the nation’s second-largest city, its backers hoped to compete with New York merchants for western trade at a time when “the West” meant the Ohio Valley. Only two […]

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United Methodist delegates reject plan allowing same-sex marriage, LGBT clergy

on February 28, 2019, 9:54 AM / in National News

Okay, the United Methodist Church made the correct decision and voted not accept the One Church Plan that would have allowed same sex marriage and gay clergy. The Tennessean article, printed in the Jackson Sun, attempts to sway, with well placed adjectives, the reader into suspecting that this was a bad choice. The push for substitution was delivered via a […]

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Oklahoma High School Student Has MAGA Hat Knocked Off & Banner Ripped From Him

on February 28, 2019, 9:35 AM / in State News

ALICIA F. LUKE  |   Godfather Politics A high school hallway confrontation between a student wearing a MAGA cap and a student who knocked it off his head and ripped a pro-Trump banner from his hands is under police investigation. The Edmond Sun should be applauded for reporting this. Much of the MSM simply engage in distortion by omission. The Sun […]

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Top personal income tax rate of the World

on February 28, 2019, 9:30 AM / in International News

Sweden: 61% Japan: 56% Netherlands: 52% Israel: 50% Germany: 47% Australia: 45% China: 45% France: 45% UK: 45% Italy: 43% Norway: 38% US: 37% India: 35% Mexico 35% Turkey: 35% Canada: 33% Indonesia: 30% Brazil: 27% Pakistan: 20% Russia: 13% Saudi: 0%

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This is a Story of Great News

on February 28, 2019, 9:28 AM / in Religion

Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love. Psalm 51:1 By Leslie Koh The article in the local newspaper was short but heartwarming. After attending a faith-based program on building stronger family ties, a group of prison inmates were given a rare treat of an open visit with their families. Some hadn’t seen their children in years. Instead […]

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American University will up its diversity spending by $1 million in 2019 to $61 million

on February 28, 2019, 9:25 AM / in National News

By Kara Zupkus  |  Campus Reform American University plans to invest $61 million in “diversity and inclusion initiatives” in 2019, following a $60 million investment in diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives in 2018. The allocation will go towards the maintenance of previously established diversity and inclusion initiatives, as well as financial aid, according to The Eagle. In a progress report released by AU President Sylvia […]

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Sex Crime Spurs Christian Groups’ Fight Over Idyllic Campground

Sex Crime Spurs Christian Groups’ Fight Over Idyllic Campground

on February 28, 2019, 9:22 AM / in State News

DAYTON, Tenn. (CN) – Just before Christmas, the National Association of Christian Athletes’ interim president sent a letter to the trustees of Bryan College, a Christian school in Tennessee, in an effort to head off a legal fight between the two organizations. “We are a sister Christian organization,” John Ballinger wrote in the 13-page document, “with a mission to use sports […]

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House Passes Bill Widening Firearm Background Checks

on February 28, 2019, 9:19 AM / in National News

WASHINGTON (CN) – The House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday that would expand background-check requirements for firearm sales, the first major action on guns since Democrats took control of the chamber. H.R. 8, otherwise known as the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019, requires that sales from private, unlicensed sellers face scrutiny. Because current background-check requirements apply only to […]

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Hottest Ticket Burns Houston Lawyer

Hottest Ticket Burns Houston Lawyer

on February 28, 2019, 9:11 AM / in National News

From the courtroom we have a Houston lawyer suing Ticketmaster after it failed to refund his money for tickets he purchased for the wrong day to see the highly popular musical “Hamilton.” According to news reports, Joshua Davis intended to buy three tickets — one each for him, his wife and oldest daughter — to see the popular musical while visiting New York City […]

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All 6 Democratic Presidential Candidates Vote for Infanticide

All 6 Democratic Presidential Candidates Vote for Infanticide

on February 28, 2019, 8:38 AM / in National News, Opinion

By  Dr. Michael Brown  |  Barbwire There is no spin that can be put on this. No justification. No explanation that softens the blow. On February 25, 44 Democrat senators, including all 6 declared presidential candidates, voted against the Born Alive Protection Act. Put another way, they voted for infanticide. As reported on the National Review: “All six of the Democratic senators currently […]

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California AG: it’s illegal to possess secret list of convicted cops

on February 28, 2019, 8:34 AM / in State News

By filing routine public records requests, reporters obtained a hitherto unreleased list of thousands of California law enforcement officers convicted of crimes over the past decade. “But when [California Attorney General Xavier] Becerra’s office learned about the disclosure, it threatened the reporters with legal action unless they destroyed the records, insisting they are confidential under state law and were released […]

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Unions exploit California environmental law for leverage

on February 28, 2019, 8:33 AM / in State News

The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and other California laws are notorious for delaying and driving up the cost of building projects. Aside from their uses for neighbors pursuing Not In My Back Yard (NIMBY) goals, the environmental laws are also employed for leverage by labor unions who threaten to invoke them “to stop new construction unless they get a […]

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Was Ivanka Correct?: “Most Americans Don’t Want to be Given Something”

Was Ivanka Correct?: “Most Americans Don’t Want to be Given Something”

on February 28, 2019, 8:23 AM / in National News, Opinion

Written by  Steve Byas During an interview with Fox News’ Steve Hilton earlier this week, Ivanka Trump was asked about the Green New Deal. Hilton said to Ivanka, “You’ve got people who will see that offer from the Democrats, from the progressive Democrats, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: ‘Here’s the Green New Deal, here’s the guarantee of a job,’ and think, ‘yeah, that’s what […]

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Male Student Settles With University After Being Punished For Being Too Drunk To Consent To Sex

Male Student Settles With University After Being Punished For Being Too Drunk To Consent To Sex

on February 28, 2019, 8:10 AM / in State News

By ASHE SCHOW |   The Daily Wire A male college student was incapacitated due to alcohol one night after a party when a female student engaged him in sexual activity. Even though the university knew the male student was too drunk to consent (based on the school’s own policies) it still suspended him after the female student claimed she was sexually […]

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Take Sanders’s 2020 Campaign Seriously and Literally

Take Sanders’s 2020 Campaign Seriously and Literally

on February 28, 2019, 8:04 AM / in Opinion

Sanders is crushing his opponents’ fundraising efforts, and his campaign has already signed up more than a million collectivist volunteers. We are 11 months from the Iowa caucuses, but 10 Democrats have already declared their 2020 presidential candidacies for the latest perpetual presidential campaign cycle. Most notable among them are Elizabeth “Honest Injun” Warren, Kamala “The Toker” Harris, Amy “Staff Slayer” Klobuchar, Cory “Spartacus” Booker, Kirsten “Flip-Flop” […]

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Push for ‘Medicare for all’ worries centrist Dems.

Push for ‘Medicare for all’ worries centrist Dems.

on February 28, 2019, 7:30 AM / in National News

Progressive House Democrats formally introduced their Medicare for all bill on Wednesday, but centrist Democrats are pushing back. “We’ve got extremists who want to shoot the moon. Some policies would be wonderful, but you’re not going to get them out of the Senate and you’re not going to get them out of the White House,” said one House Democrat who […]

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