Archive for February 16th, 2019

Democrat Privilege

Democrat Privilege

on February 16, 2019, 8:52 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Art by A.F. Branco

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The High Cost of Green Energy

The High Cost of Green Energy

on February 16, 2019, 8:50 AM / in National News, State News

By Arianna Wilkerson  In state capitols across the nation, lawmakers are proposing stringent environmental regulations that are mollifying environmentalists and galvanizing their opponents. Most of these proposals are intended to reduce carbon dioxide, which is emitted when fossil fuels (coal, natural gas, and oil) are burned. To curb these emissions, activists have pressured politicians to pass rigid restrictions on fossil […]

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UNLESS PRESIDENT TRUMP WANTS THEM TO

on February 16, 2019, 8:47 AM / in Opinion

I do not believe the Judiciary Branch can interfere with a presidential declaration of an emergency. Think about it:  Why does the President have that authority?  If the Judicial Branch can interfere with a declared emergency through a stay order, thus allowing the, “emergency”, to continue unabated, then any such declaration can be similarly abated, potentially causing loss of American […]

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NYC Councilman Says Union Dispute Killed Amazon Deal, Not Subsidies

on February 16, 2019, 8:06 AM / in State News

by Tyler Durden  |  Zerohedge When New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s blamed opponents of the Amazon tax incentive package for the company’s decision to scrap its plans to move to New York City, he might have been leaving out a crucial piece of the story – and minimizing his own culpability in the process. To wit, the Daily News reported on Thursday that Cuomo […]

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Aurora Shooting Updates: 5 Killed and Several Others Wounded

on February 16, 2019, 8:03 AM / in State News

By Julie Bosman and Mitch Smith  |   The New York Times (membership required) AURORA, Ill. — A former warehouse employee who had recently lost his job stormed through his old workplace in suburban Chicago on Friday, killing five workers and injuring five police officers. The gunman, whom the authorities identified as Gary Martin, 45, of Aurora, Ill., was killed in an exchange of gunfire […]

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3 Democrat Policies that Must Die for America to Survive

on February 16, 2019, 7:38 AM / in Opinion

By Elad Hakim In 1838, Abraham Lincoln spoke before the Young Men’s Lyceum of Springfield, Illinois.  There, Lincoln observed that “America will never be destroyed from the outside.  If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.”  While Lincoln was talking about the dangers of slavery, his message also applies today.  More particularly, congressional Democrats are so obsessed with defeating the president that they […]

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Great Political Humor

on February 16, 2019, 7:34 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Press Secretary, Sarah Sanders, is possibly one of the brightest people in the current administration. She also has a quick wit about her and if you doubt it then read below. It’s got to be the answer of the year. During a recent press conference, a reporter with MSNBC hollered from the press corps, “Where is President Trump hiding his […]

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Slavery – a long shameful history

Slavery – a long shameful history

on February 16, 2019, 7:25 AM / in History

Slavery has a long and shameful history. Ancient cultures made slaves of those captured in battle, as seen in Babylon, Persia, Greece, China, India, and Africa. Israelites were made to be slaves by powerful Pharaohs of Egypt for four hundred years. Julius Caesar conquered in Gaul and brought so many captured “slavic” peoples into to Rome that the term “slav” […]

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February 16th in History

February 16th in History

on February 16, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

February 16 is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 318 days remaining until the end of the year (319 in leap years). Holidays Christian feast day: Abda of Edessa Elias and companions Juliana of Nicomedia (Catholic Church) Onesimus Charles Todd Quintard (Episcopal Church (USA)) February 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Kim Jong-il’s Birthday (North Korea) […]

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Today’s Quote: February 16th

Today’s Quote: February 16th

on February 16, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys. P. J. O’Rourke Patrick Jake “P. J.” O’Rourke (born November 14, 1947) is an American political satirist, journalist, writer, and author. O’Rourke is the H. L. Mencken Research Fellow at the Cato Institute and is a regular correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly, The American […]

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Temporary Tears

Temporary Tears

on February 16, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

May the God of all grace, . . . after you have suffered a while, perfect, establish, strengthen, and settle you. —1 Peter 5:10 Author George MacDonald wrote, “God has come to wipe away our tears. He is doing it; He will have it done as soon as He can; and until He can He would have them flow without […]

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Tea Party’s Dawn

on February 16, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Friday, February 16, 2018. Nine years ago today, a modern version of the Boston Tea Party emerged in U.S. politics. It took place in Seattle, not at Boston Harbor, and although it didn’t have anything to do with tea or British trade tariffs, it certainly concerned taxation. Taxes have long been a touchstone for fiscal conservatives in […]

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Quote For Today February 16th

on February 16, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“To sell your soul is the easiest thing in the world. That’s what everybody does every hour of his life. If I asked you to keep your soul – would you understand why that’s much harder?” Ayn Rand, Fountainhead

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God’s Quiet-time Prayer

God’s Quiet-time Prayer

on February 16, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Announcements, Religion

There is nothing better than older people praying for you. Of course, excuse me, we’re not getting older,  we are just getting closer to home. I would like for you to do something for me. It is very simple, maybe not easy, but simple. The instructions are to pick four people You want God to bless. I decided to picked […]

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