Archive for February 12th, 2019

Heritage sees silver lining in SCOTUS blocking abortion law

Heritage sees silver lining in SCOTUS blocking abortion law

on February 12, 2019, 8:02 AM / in Opinion

By Chris Woodward | OneNewsNow.com A public policy group says it’s highly likely the Supreme Court will review a lower court’s ruling on a Louisiana abortion law that’s been making the rounds in courts for more than four years. The 2014 law in Louisiana sought to require doctors performing abortions to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. In 2016, the […]

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Kamala Harris Pushes For Slavery Reparations

Kamala Harris Pushes For Slavery Reparations

on February 12, 2019, 7:59 AM / in National News, Opinion

Written by Justin Caruso  |  Blabber Buzz Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) said in an interview Monday she supports “some type of” reparations to black Americans for slavery. In an interview with the “Breakfast Club,” a radio show on New York City’s Power 105.1, host Charlamagne tha God asked Kamala Harris about reparations. “Where do you stand on some form of reparations for […]

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Cory Booker: ‘This Planet Simply Can’t Sustain’ People Eating Meat

Cory Booker: ‘This Planet Simply Can’t Sustain’ People Eating Meat

on February 12, 2019, 7:54 AM / in National News

By Elizabeth Harrington  |  Washington Free Beacon Sen. Cory Booker (D., N.J.) said the planet “can’t sustain” people eating meat, as the 2020 hopeful aims to become the first vegan president. Booker told the vegan magazine VegNewsearlier this month that he became vegan after coming to the realization that eating eggs “didn’t align with my spirit.” While claiming he does not want […]

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From the maddening crowd; 10 Years Ago Today

on February 12, 2019, 7:41 AM / in Opinion

Suppose all restaurants were closed by the government except McDonald’s, Burger King, and Wendy’s. “But I want roast beef,” you’d say. “You can’t have roast beef,” they’d say, “we made Arby’s close.” “Then I want a good steak,” you’d continue. “You can’t have steak either, we closed Outback Steakhouse too,” they’d counter, the tone reinforcing their self-proclaimed authority, “you’ll have […]

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Lincoln, in Brief

on February 12, 2019, 7:36 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Monday, February 12, 2018 — the birthdate of perhaps our greatest president. “I was born Feb. 12, 1809, in Hardin County, Kentucky,” Abraham Lincoln wrote to Jesse W. Fell in December of 1859. “My parents were both born in Virginia, of undistinguished families — second families, perhaps I should say,” Lincoln continued. “My mother, who died in […]

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COURTROOM REASONABLE DOUBT

COURTROOM REASONABLE DOUBT

on February 12, 2019, 7:31 AM / in Bedtime Stories

A defendant was on trial for murder.  There was strong evidence indicating guilt, but there was no corpse.  In the defence’s closing statement the lawyer, knowing that his client would probably be convicted, resorted to a trick. “Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, I have a surprise for you all,” the lawyer said as he looked at his watch. “Within […]

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PERCEPTION

on February 12, 2019, 7:26 AM / in Religion

by Dwight Fuqua We cannot always control what happens to us. We can control how we react to what happens to us. We can control how we choose to view things. Paul exhorted, “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you” (1Thessalonians 5:16-18). Some question how we […]

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DEMOCRATS AND REPUBLICANS REACH ‘AGREEMENT IN PRINCIPLE’ ON BORDER SECURITY

DEMOCRATS AND REPUBLICANS REACH ‘AGREEMENT IN PRINCIPLE’ ON BORDER SECURITY

on February 12, 2019, 7:09 AM / in National News

By Henry Rodgers  |   The Daily Caller Democrats and Republicans in Congress have reached an “agreement in principle” on President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall funding, as the government is days away from a potential shutdown. The agreement reportedly includes $1.375 billion for physical barriers, which would be bollard, or basically a concrete-filled barrier that protect office buildings and shopping malls across […]

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Are the Democrats Bent on Suicide?

on February 12, 2019, 6:59 AM / in Opinion

After reading an especially radical platform agreed upon by the British Labor Party, one Tory wag described it as “the longest suicide note in history.” The phrase comes to mind on reading of the resolution calling for a Green New Deal, advanced by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and endorsed by at least five of the major Democratic candidates for president. The Green […]

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Highest Percentage of Faith-based Movies Ever Hit the Big Screen in 2018

Highest Percentage of Faith-based Movies Ever Hit the Big Screen in 2018

on February 12, 2019, 6:56 AM / in National News

Written by  Troy Anderson UNIVERSAL CITY, CALIF. — At an event Friday night that drew Hollywood producers and stars such as Jon Voight, Jim Caviezel, Cindy Bond, David A.R. White, and Pat Boone, Movieguide Founder and Publisher Dr. Ted Baehr announced that the percentage of Hollywood movies with at least some Christian, redemptive content hit an all-time high of 67 […]

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McDonald’s Put Onions on This Guy’s Burger So He Called the Police

McDonald’s Put Onions on This Guy’s Burger So He Called the Police

on February 12, 2019, 6:00 AM / in International News, Opinion

In December of 2018, a McDonald’s in Manchester, England put onions on Leslie McDonagh’s Big Mac. McDonagh, who had ordered his burger without onions, proceeded to lose his damn mind. To be fair, McDonagh says he has a severe allergy. It’s totally rational (and understandable) to be upset about what could’ve been a life-threatening mistake. Here’s what’s less rational: Challenging […]

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February 12th in History

February 12th in History

on February 12, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

February 12 is the 43rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 322 days remaining until the end of the year (323 in leap years). Holidays Christian Feast Day: Damian of Alexandria Julian the Hospitaller February 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Darwin Day (International) Georgia Day (Georgia) Lincoln’s Birthday (United States) National Freedom to Marry Day, unofficial (United […]

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Hyperseeing

Hyperseeing

on February 12, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

When He is revealed, we shall be like Him. —1 John 3:2 Sculptors have a term for the artist’s ability to look at a rough piece of stone and see it in its final, perfected form. It is called “hyperseeing.” Insight Today’s Scripture reading has sometimes been misused by well-intentioned Christians. When a believer has been devastated by the loss […]

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Quote for Today: February 12th

Quote for Today: February 12th

on February 12, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“Government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.” Ronald Reagan Ronald Wilson Reagan was born in an apartment on the second floor of a commercial building in Tampico, Illinois on February 6, 1911, the son of […]

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California gun confiscations increase sharply under restraining-order law

California gun confiscations increase sharply under restraining-order law

on February 12, 2019, 6:00 AM / in State News

By Alexei Koseff | San Francisco Chronicle SACRAMENTO — California police sharply increased gun confiscations last year from people considered to be a danger to themselves or others, state Justice Department figures show. Law enforcement agencies seized the weapons from people who were subject to gun violence restraining orders, under a law that had been lightly used in its first two […]

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A Prayer for those seeking guidance in War

A Prayer for those seeking guidance in War

on February 12, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Dear Lord, Help me understand the responsibility and power that is welded in my hands… Help me calm myself… Help me slow my heart as it has a tendency to race at moments… Steady my hand … Allow me to breathe easy as I ready myself…. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. (A target moves slowly, it expects […]

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