Archive for March 8th, 2019

The “Good Old Days”

on March 8, 2019, 8:04 AM / in History

The History of the Model T The Ford Model T (colloquially known as the Tin Lizzie, Leaping Lena, jitney or flivver) is an automobile produced by Ford Motor Company from October 1, 1908, to May 26, 1927. It is generally regarded as the first affordable automobile, the car that opened travel to the common middle-class American; some of this was because of Ford’s efficient fabrication, including assembly line production instead of individual hand crafting. […]

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Can Trump Stop the Invasion?

Can Trump Stop the Invasion?

on March 8, 2019, 7:47 AM / in Opinion

With 328 million people here now, approaching twice the number as in 1960, how many more can we take in before government sinks under the weight of its beneficiaries? In its lead editorial Wednesday, The New York Times called upon Congress to amend the National Emergency Act to “erect a wall against any President, not just Mr. Trump, who insists […]

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Dems First Attempt To Steer The Election

Dems First Attempt To Steer The Election

on March 8, 2019, 7:40 AM / in National News, Opinion

Posted by Ryan James  |  Freedom Wire The Democratic Party will not allow Fox News to televise any of their debates in the upcoming Democratic primaries. DNC Chairman, Tom Perez, cited a recent hit job article against Fox News as justification for the decision. In an upcoming article in The New Yorker magazine, left-wing journalist Jane Mayer chronicles President Trump’s relationship […]

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Girl Scouts Give Highest Award to Girl Who Promotes a Pro-Abortion Message

on March 8, 2019, 7:33 AM / in National News, Opinion

LifeNews reports that the conservative group MyGirlScoutCouncil.com, which has been observing the youth organization for some time, learned last week that a Girl Scouts group in Arizona had honored a member for her work in promoting  “reproductive health justice.” ‘Reproductive Health Justice’ “Meghna Gopalan, recently profiled in a Tucson publication, received the Gold Award, the Girl Scouts highest honor, for her work,” LifeNews […]

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HOUSE DEMS PUSH FOR GUN VIOLENCE RESEARCH / SEEK TO FUND GUN CONTROL

HOUSE DEMS PUSH FOR GUN VIOLENCE RESEARCH / SEEK TO FUND GUN CONTROL

on March 8, 2019, 7:26 AM / in National News

House Democrats are poised to approve new funding for gun violence research in the face of what they say is a “public health emergency” killing thousands of Americans every year. If successful, it would be the first time in nearly 20 years that Congress has funded gun violence research after a measure passed in the 1990s discouraged federal agencies from […]

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Manafort sentenced to less than 4 years in prison

on March 8, 2019, 7:21 AM / in National News

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sentenced Thursday to 47 months in prison by a federal judge in Virginia on tax and bank fraud charges brought by special counsel Robert Mueller. The judge spoke favorably of Manafort, 69, prior to announcing his decision, saying that he has lived an “otherwise blameless life.” Manafort for years hid millions from U.S. […]

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Dems inch closer to demanding Trump’s tax returns

on March 8, 2019, 7:19 AM / in National News

House Democrats are edging closer to formally requesting President Trump’s tax returns from the Treasury Department, as lawmakers ramp up their arguments for why it’s necessary to examine the documents. While Democratic leaders and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass.) haven’t announced exactly when they will make the request, several lawmakers say action is likely to come […]

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Doug Jones (D) Raised More Money From Abroad Than From Alabama Residents

Doug Jones (D) Raised More Money From Abroad Than From Alabama Residents

on March 8, 2019, 7:16 AM / in National News, State News

By Jeffrey Cimmino  |  Washington Free Beacon Sen. Doug Jones (D., Ala.) raised more money from donors living abroad than from those living in Alabama, the state he represents in the U.S. Senate. Jones raised almost $100,000 from Americans abroad, $48,000 of which came from the United Kingdom, in the most recent fundraising period, AL.com reports. He also went on a […]

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FEDERAL JUDGE LIFTS LAST INJUCTION AGAINST TRANSGENDER MILITARY BAN

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

The last injunction blocking President Trump’s transgender military ban from taking effect was lifted by a federal judge Thursday, moving the administration closer to being able to enforce the policy. In a six-page order issued on Thursday, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland Judge George Russell III, an Obama appointee, wrote that he was lifting his injunction because “the court is bound by […]

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Pentagon asked to house up to 5,000 migrant children

on March 8, 2019, 7:02 AM / in National News

By Ellen Mitchell  |  The Hill Pentagon officials on Thursday confirmed that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has asked the Department of Defense (DOD) for space to house up to 5,000 immigrant children through the end of the fiscal year. HHS Deputy Secretary Eric Hargan on Tuesday “requested DOD support to identify space to house up to 5,000 unaccompanied alien […]

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Tennessee House passes bill to ban abortion of babies with beating hearts

Tennessee House passes bill to ban abortion of babies with beating hearts

on March 8, 2019, 6:50 AM / in State News

Tennessee came one step closer to banning the vast majority of abortions on Thursday, with the state House passing legislation to ban abortion as soon as a fetal heartbeat can be detected. In January, Republicans introduced a bill that would require abortionists to test for and document fetal heartbeats before abortion, and if one is found they would be barred from committing the abortion […]

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Her deck, once red with heroes’ blood, Where knelt the vanquished foe…”- Old Ironsides

Her deck, once red with heroes’ blood, Where knelt the vanquished foe…”- Old Ironsides

on March 8, 2019, 6:40 AM / in History

“Old Ironsides” is the nickname of the three-masted frigate USS Constitution, the oldest commissioned ship in the world still afloat. Muslim Barbary Pirates of North Africa had captured the American ships Polly, Betsey, Maria, Dauphin, and Philadelphia. The USS Constitution was sent to fight the Muslim pirates in the First Barbary War, 1803, the Battle of Tripoli Harbor, 1804, and […]

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Nearly 200 people test positive for mumps at immigration detention facility in Texas

Nearly 200 people test positive for mumps at immigration detention facility in Texas

on March 8, 2019, 6:30 AM / in National News

Some 186 people, including staff, have exhibited symptoms of mumps at immigration facilities in Texas, the Texas Tribune reported. During the entirety of 2016, there were 191 cases in the state. Here’s what we know According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, symptoms of mumps include fever, headache, muscle aches, tiredness, loss of appetite, and swollen and tender salivary glands. […]

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Full-blown Socialism Likely Coming to U.S., Warns Famed Economist

on March 8, 2019, 6:26 AM / in National News, Opinion

Written by  Selwyn Duke President Trump vowed at his State of the Union address “that America will never be a socialist country.” But legendary economist Dr. Thomas Sowell sounded a more pessimistic note this week, saying that as far as avoiding a dystopian socialist future goes, “I wouldn’t bet on it.” Sowell, a Hoover Institution senior fellow and author of more than 30 books, issued his […]

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University Dean Takes Stand Over Campus Ban of Chick-fil-A

University Dean Takes Stand Over Campus Ban of Chick-fil-A

on March 8, 2019, 6:13 AM / in State News

Written by  Dave Bohon The dean of the College of Business at Rider University in New Jersey has resigned her position after the school’s decision to ban the Christian-owned Chick-fil-A fast-food chain from opening a restaurant on campus. Last year, the school sent out a survey asking students which restaurants they would like to have included in campus food service. While Chick-fil-A was […]

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Weight Loss

Weight Loss

on March 8, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us. —Hebrews 12:1 The army of Alexander the Great was advancing on Persia. At one critical point, it appeared that his troops might be defeated. The soldiers had taken so much plunder from their previous campaigns that they had become weighted down and were losing their effectiveness […]

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Top 10 Myths About the Romans

Top 10 Myths About the Romans

on March 8, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

By Jamie Frater / Listverse For many, the only exposure to Ancient Rome comes from what they have seen in the movies or on television. Unfortunately, films like Gladiator, Spartacus, Barabbas, and Demetrius and the Gladiators don’t present a very accurate depiction of life in Rome and the arena. Considering the fact that the Roman Empire existed for so long, and […]

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Quote for Today

Quote for Today

on March 8, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“The springs of my faith and all my graces; the springs of my life and all my pleasures; the springs of my activity and all its right doings; the springs of my hope, and all its heavenly anticipations, all lie in thee, my Lord.” Charles Spurgeon Charles Spurgeon was a British Particular Baptist preacher. Spurgeon remains highly influential among Christians of […]

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March 8th In History

March 8th In History

on March 8, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

March 8 is the 67th day of the year (68th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 298 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: John of God Philemon the actor Earliest day on which Canberra Day can fall, while March 14 is the latest; celebrated on the second Monday in March. (Australian […]

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