Archive for February 8th, 2019

Will Posterity Remember Us With Disdain and Infamy?

Will Posterity Remember Us With Disdain and Infamy?

on February 8, 2019, 8:22 AM / in Opinion

“Liberty cannot be preserved without general knowledge among the people.” John Adams “God grants liberty only to those who love it, and are always ready to guard and defend it.” Daniel Webster In 1775 Patrick Henry said “Give me liberty or give me death.” In that same speech he also said, “For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it may […]

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Medical roundup February 8, 2019

on February 8, 2019, 8:20 AM / in National News

By Walter Olson Sued if you do, sued if you don’t: drugmaker faces lawsuits over failure to provide Fosamax warning that FDA told it not to provide [Jim Copland, James Beck on Merck Sharp & Dohme v. Albrecht, pending at Supreme Court] On new APA masculinity guidelines, Sally Satel cuts to the point: will they improve the success of therapy for people […]

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How Ocasio-Cortez’s “Green New Deal” Almost Imploded On Its First Day

How Ocasio-Cortez’s “Green New Deal” Almost Imploded On Its First Day

on February 8, 2019, 8:18 AM / in National News

by Tyler Durden  |  Zero Hedge Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s “Green New Deal” initiative was immediately met with a torrent of ridicule after its unveiling on Thursday, not just by climate change deniers but also by establishment Democrats like Nancy Pelosi, who dismissed it as a “green dream” and insisted that there were other, more practical, ways to fight climate change than banning cow farts and airplanes. […]

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Dozens of Judicial Nominees Advance to Full Senate

Dozens of Judicial Nominees Advance to Full Senate

on February 8, 2019, 8:14 AM / in National News

WASHINGTON (CN) – The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday advanced the nominations of 44 of President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees, resuming the efforts of the Republican-controlled Senate to stock the federal judiciary with Trump selections. Of the 44 judges the committee approved on Wednesday, 19 received approval in the last Congress, but were not confirmed before the end of the […]

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Somebody has been watching a few too many movies.

Somebody has been watching a few too many movies.

on February 8, 2019, 7:39 AM / in International News

A United Nations investigator said Thursday that evidence from a fact-finding trip to Turkey indicated that Saudi officials “planned and perpetrated” the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul last year. U.N. special rapporteur Agnes Callamard said the killing of Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist, was “brutal and premeditated,” “planned and perpetrated by officials of […]

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Green is the New Red

Green is the New Red

on February 8, 2019, 7:25 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Art by A.F. Branco

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SAF joins 1st Amendment Challenge to NJ 3D Censorship Laws

SAF joins 1st Amendment Challenge to NJ 3D Censorship Laws

on February 8, 2019, 7:22 AM / in State News

By Duncan Johnson BELLEVUE, WA –-(Ammoland.com)- The Second Amendment today joined several other organizations in a lawsuit against New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, seeking a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction against enforcement of provisions in a 2018 law that criminalizes constitutionally-protected speech. SAF is joined by Defense Distributed, the Firearms Policy Coalition, Firearms Policy Foundation, Calguns Foundation, California Association Federal Firearms […]

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Billionaire pols slam Democratic ‘socialism.’ Dems aren’t running from it

Billionaire pols slam Democratic ‘socialism.’ Dems aren’t running from it

on February 8, 2019, 7:17 AM / in National News

The battle lines for the 2020 presidential campaign are forming. On one side are Democrats who want Medicare for all, tuition-free college and a Green New Deal that would cut way back on fossil fuels, and call for raising taxes on the wealthy to pay for it all. On the other side: billionaire possible candidates who deride such ideas as […]

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Frank Robinson, baseball’s first black manager and Hall of Famer, dead at 83

Frank Robinson, baseball’s first black manager and Hall of Famer, dead at 83

on February 8, 2019, 7:13 AM / in People

Baseball Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, who was the first black manager in Major League Baseball and the first player to be named MVP in both leagues, died Thursday, league officials said. He was 83. Robinson started playing in the National League for the Cincinnati Reds in 1956 at the age of 20. He went on to also play for […]

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American Minute with Bill Federer Boy Scouts -from “Morally Straight” to “Transgendered”

American Minute with Bill Federer Boy Scouts -from “Morally Straight” to “Transgendered”

on February 8, 2019, 7:10 AM / in History

Sir Robert Baden-Powell began the Boy Scout movement in England in 1908, and two years later, the Boys Scouts of America was incorporated, FEBRUARY 8, 1910. Robert Baden-Powellwas educated at Charterhouse, London, and joined the English hussars in 1876. As a soldier for in British Empire, which was the largest empire in world history, Robert Baden-Powell served in India, Afghanistan, and South Africa. […]

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China To Build Aircraft Carriers to Compete With US

China To Build Aircraft Carriers to Compete With US

on February 8, 2019, 7:10 AM / in International News

By Jeffrey Rodack   |   NewsMax China, in an attempt to compete with U.S. naval strength in the Pacific, will add new nuclear aircraft carriers to its navy by 2035, the South China Morning Post is reporting. At least four of China’s six aircraft battle groups will be nuclear-powered, according to the newspaper. The Post attributed its information to Chinese military experts. The new carriers […]

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This 19th Century Virus Just Killed 109,000 People

This 19th Century Virus Just Killed 109,000 People

on February 8, 2019, 7:04 AM / in International News, National News

Over 109,000 people died needlessly from measles in 2017 alone | Opinion, CNN | In the U.S., Europe, and Latin America, we’re seeing more and more headlines proclaiming a child has suffered due to measles — a disease that is easily preventable by vaccination. In 2018, in Europe, 72 people have died and more than 59,000 have fallen ill with measles […]

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2020 Dems walk fine line with support for ‘Medicare for all’

on February 8, 2019, 7:00 AM / in National News

A federal health official told lawmakers today he never would have supported the administration’s “zero tolerance” policy of family separations if he had known ahead of time. Also: President Trump’s pledge on eliminating HIV is being met with skepticism, congressional Democrats unveiled a Medicare price negotiation bill, and 2020 Democratic candidates need to figure out just how far to lean […]

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Lawmakers closing in on border deal

on February 8, 2019, 6:56 AM / in National News

Lawmakers on Thursday said they are closing in on an agreement to prevent a second partial government shutdown and resolve the months-long fight over President Trump’s proposed border wall. Congress has until Feb. 15 to send the president legislation, but negotiators consider Monday their unofficial deadline to ensure an agreement has enough time to make it through both chambers and to Trump’s […]

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Whitaker to testify publicly Friday, Judiciary chairman says

Whitaker to testify publicly Friday, Judiciary chairman says

on February 8, 2019, 6:54 AM / in National News

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker will testify as planned before the House Judiciary Committee today, Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) said. Whitaker had agreed to testify publicly before the committee last month on Feb. 8. However, his appearance was abruptly called into question on Thursday after the Democrat-led panel voted to authorize a subpoena to ensure his appearance, in the case […]

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Gillibrand introduces bipartisan bill to allow transgender military service

Gillibrand introduces bipartisan bill to allow transgender military service

on February 8, 2019, 6:52 AM / in National News

In combat they wouldn’t last two weeks…………. but that of course that is not the point for this foolishness. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), who is vying to be the Democratic nominee for president in 2020, introduced Thursday a bill to allow transgender people to serve in the military. The bill, which was also introduced by Senate Armed Services Committee ranking member Jack Reed (D-R.I.) and Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), […]

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John Dingell, 92, longest-serving member of Congress, dies

John Dingell, 92, longest-serving member of Congress, dies

on February 8, 2019, 6:45 AM / in People

In this July 27, 2011, file photo,  Dingell played a key role in landmark legislation, including the Civil Rights Act of 1957 and the Endangered Species Act. Former Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., the longest-serving member of Congress who played a key role in many pieces of landmark legislation, has died. He was 92. He was diagnosed with prostate cancer last […]

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Dem. Ilhan Omar wants Powerlifting investigated for keeping gender-confused men from women’s sports

Dem. Ilhan Omar wants Powerlifting investigated for keeping gender-confused men from women’s sports

on February 8, 2019, 6:43 AM / in National News

By Calvin Freiburger WASHINGTON, D.C., (LifeSiteNews) – Freshman Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota has embarked on a new cause: punishing a powerlifting organization for excluding biological males from women’s events. Earlier this week, LifeSiteNews reported that USA Powerlifting, the American arm of the International Powerlifting Federation, has issued guidelines rejecting use of androgens by athletes including women seeking to “transition from female […]

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Supreme Court blocks Louisiana abortion law as John Roberts joins liberal justices in 5-4 ruling

Supreme Court blocks Louisiana abortion law as John Roberts joins liberal justices in 5-4 ruling

on February 8, 2019, 6:40 AM / in National News, State News

Years back we tried to explain to you that Roberts could go either way. The ruling blocks Louisiana from enforcing a law that women’s groups said would have left the state with just one doctor allowed to perform abortions. By Pete Williams  |  NBC News The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked Louisiana from enforcing a law that women’s groups said […]

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34,709 Recent Crimes Committed by Undocumented Immigrants: Where’s the News Coverage?

on February 8, 2019, 6:34 AM / in National News

By Kumar Balani  |  God Father Politics There were 34,709 crimes of various types committed by illegal aliens in fiscal years 2016, 2017 and the 11 months of 2018, according to the United States Customs and Border Patrol or CBP, one of the seven components of the Department of Homeland Security. While the largest number of crimes – more than fifteen thousand […]

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