Archive for February 14th, 2019

RENT CONTROL: OREGON’S COMMUNIST GOVERNMENT AT WORK

on February 14, 2019, 5:14 PM / in Opinion

The State of Oregon has no sales tax, and no tax of any kind is usually a blessing.  But instead of a sales tax, just about every Oregon measure voted on results in higher property taxes, meaning the only Oregonians made to pay for these pipe dream projects are property owners. Renters complain that Oregon rental rates are too high, […]

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Perils at Sea

on February 14, 2019, 9:06 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Thursday, February 14, 2019. At 12:15 p.m. on this date in 1983, a crewman on the Neptune Jade, a 750-foot freighter on its way to Asia, noticed a blip on his radar screen. It signified the presence of another vessel 24 nautical miles away, which wasn’t unusual in that busy Bering Sea shipping lane. Except for one […]

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Not Easy Being Green

Not Easy Being Green

on February 14, 2019, 8:59 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Art by Michael Ramirez

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Let’s Be Honest with Ourselves, The Court Is Not Going to End Abortion

Let’s Be Honest with Ourselves, The Court Is Not Going to End Abortion

on February 14, 2019, 8:57 AM / in Opinion

The point of view that we should all take. by Peter Heck   So Here’s What We Do Pro-life Americans could be excused for overestimating the importance of recent changes on the U.S. Supreme Court.  They have endured one of the most mind-numbing legal battles in the history of modern man, arguing that it shouldn’t be legal for a medical professional […]

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Pledge to Join the National Day of Mourning.

on February 14, 2019, 8:41 AM / in Announcements, State News

The state of New York recently voted to expand abortion access right up to the birth of the baby! To celebrate this unbelievable depravity, they lit the One World Trade Center in pink! Women used to celebrate motherhood and find joy in their children. Today, in places like New York City, they are taking joy in destroying their children. The […]

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CALIFORNIA CHAOS: 53% Consider ‘FLEEING’ the State Due to Crime, Homeless, Taxes, MORE

CALIFORNIA CHAOS: 53% Consider ‘FLEEING’ the State Due to Crime, Homeless, Taxes, MORE

on February 14, 2019, 8:40 AM / in State News

A stunning new survey published this week shows just how difficult life’s become for the average California resident; revealing a shocking 53% of those asked said they are considering “fleeing” the region over crime, housing, and high taxes. “Fifty-three percent of Californians surveyed are considering fleeing, representing a jump over the 49 percent polled a year ago,” writes CNBC. “There’s no […]

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Bishop: Investigation exonerated Covington students in D.C. encounter

on February 14, 2019, 8:35 AM / in National News

The Roman Catholic diocese of Covington, Kentucky, released a report Wednesday that it said exonerated a group of Covington Catholic High School students seen in a viral video of an encounter with a Native American man outside the Lincoln Memorial last month. Covington Bishop Roger Foys said private investigators concluded that the students did not instigate the incident, in which […]

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FEMA Administrator Brock Long announces resignation

on February 14, 2019, 8:29 AM / in National News

FEMA Administrator Brock Long announced his resignation in a statement on Wednesday, saying that it’s “time for me to go home to my family.” He confirmed that FEMA Deputy Administrator Pete Gaynor will take his place. He also faced criticism for FEMA’s response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, which he defended by saying the agency did a “phenomenal job.” […]

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Spending bill finalized in time for vote before shutdown deadline

on February 14, 2019, 8:27 AM / in National News

Lawmakers late Wednesday finalized the spending bill and border security compromise needed to avoid another partial federal government shutdown due to hit at midnight Friday. The House and the Senate are expected to vote on the 1,159-page bill Thursday, and it is expected to pass. President Trump has said he will have to see the final bill to determine whether […]

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Judge rules Manafort lied to Mueller investigators

Judge rules Manafort lied to Mueller investigators

on February 14, 2019, 8:25 AM / in National News

Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman, lied to investigators, Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office, and a grand jury in a breach of his plea deal, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman ruled Wednesday. Mueller’s team had given five examples of subjects Manafort lied about, and Berman found that Manafort did lie in three of the matters, all central to Mueller’s […]

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Ted Cruz Introduces Bill to Use Assets Seized From Drug Lord to Pay for Wall

on February 14, 2019, 8:22 AM / in National News

Joaquín Archivaldo Guzmán Loera, better known as “El Chapo,” the Mexican drug lord and former leader of the Sinaloa Cartel, was found guilty on all 10 counts against him following his trial in a federal court in Brooklyn on February 12. The infamous drug lord will spend the rest of his life in federal prison. As the former drug lord’s […]

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Political Journalists Are Trying To Gaslight America

on February 14, 2019, 8:16 AM / in Opinion

By David Harsanyi In the past week, I’ve noticed a number of Democrats and liberal journalists refusing to concede inconvenient facts. No matter how many times, for instance, you quote the plain language of the Virginia or New York abortion bills, they won’t acknowledge that both legalize the procedure until the moment of birth for virtually any reason. No matter how many times you show […]

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New event sprouting from Promise Keepers

on February 14, 2019, 8:10 AM / in Opinion

It seems there is a problem in my incoming email as I have heard that some have had mail sent to me returned to them.  It could be the weather or it could be something else.  An alternative to contact me would be the WGEN messageboard  https://www.voy.com/19385/ –  just let me know it is not for publication. As I surf […]

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Immortalizing Hate and Murder In Madison County

Immortalizing Hate and Murder In Madison County

on February 14, 2019, 8:04 AM / in Opinion

The Jackson Sun’s Adam Friedman released a story in the Jackson Sun about an event that happened 132 years, where Eliza Woods, a black woman, was dragged out of her jail cell in Jackson, hanged and shot in front of the Madison County Courthouse. According to the paper she was accused of poisoning her employer. Also according to the author, three years later her employer’s […]

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FDR’S ‘NEW DEAL’ SOCIAL SECURITY ACT JUST THAT

FDR’S ‘NEW DEAL’ SOCIAL SECURITY ACT JUST THAT

on February 14, 2019, 6:36 AM / in History, News, Opinion

My SS card still states  NOT TO BE USED FOR IDENTIFICATION. I got my first SS # the summer of 1954 so I could get a job and then when I got married I applied for the change to include my married name in 1956.  I still have that original card and I just now checked it to be sure […]

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House votes to end US support for Saudis in Yemen

on February 14, 2019, 6:36 AM / in International News, National News

The House on Wednesday easily passed a bill that would require President Trump to withdraw U.S. military support from the Saudi Arabia-led coalition in Yemen. In a 248-177 vote that largely fell along party lines, the House sent the war powers resolution to the Senate, where it is also expected to pass and confront Trump with the possibility of issuing the first veto of […]

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Feminist writer Meghan Murphy has filed a lawsuit against Twitter because she was banned by the social media giant after she criticized so-called transgender people

Feminist writer Meghan Murphy has filed a lawsuit against Twitter because she was banned by the social media giant after she criticized so-called transgender people

on February 14, 2019, 6:33 AM / in State News

From a story written by Martin M. Barillas, Meghan Murphy has filed a lawsuit against Twitter because she was banned by the social media giant after she criticized so-called transgender people. Murphy frequently writes on gender politics and is the founder of Feminist Current, an influential feminist website. In 2017, she spoke before the Senate of Canada and described her reasons […]

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Moral Wall; Border/Shutdown; Born-Alive Infant Protection; Presidential Invitation

on February 14, 2019, 6:18 AM / in Religion

Dr. Wayne Grudem, presently Research Professor of Theology and Biblical Studies at Phoenix Seminary, has taught biblical ethics for 41 years. A graduate of Harvard (BA), Westminster Seminary (MDiv), and Cambridge (PhD), he has authored more than 15 books. These are excerpts from his article, “Why Building a Border Wall Is a Morally Good Action“: The Bible itself repeatedly views […]

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TRUMP DEMANDS CALIFORNIA PAY BACK FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FOR CANCELLED BULLET TRAIN PROJECT

on February 14, 2019, 6:14 AM / in State News

Now this is what should happen to ALL those funds that were taken but not fulfilled. Just make sure this doesn’t go before the 9th Circus to decide if it has to be paid back or not. I am sure there are many other projects in California that weren’t done – but the money was spent – that Pres. Trump […]

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Compatible…..I think not!

Compatible…..I think not!

on February 14, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion, State News

From ACT Memphis The United States Constitution including the Bill of Rights is based firmly on the bedrock premise that all people are equal under the law. And thus should receive equal treatment under the law. This is the basis of all judicial process in the United States. Numerous Muslim Imams have declared repeatedly that Islamic law (Sharia) is totally compatible […]

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