Archive for March 19th, 2019

German Government Approves a Merger of Banks

German Government Approves a Merger of Banks

on March 19, 2019, 8:50 AM / in International News

Deutsche Bank and Commerce Bank have announced that they will begin merger talks after the government has finally approved that they can lay off workers. For those unfamiliar with the real world behind the curtain, you must realize the extent of socialism in Europe. A major telecom company in Germany called me and asked me to attend an emergency board […]

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Devvy – #ExitFacebookNow

on March 19, 2019, 8:48 AM / in Opinion

I have made no bones about my distrust of Ivanka and her husband.  Seems like Devvy has the same opinion.  I am so sick of all this ME TOO – Women’s rights, etc. that I could vomit.  Take a good look at the current *women* in power seats and tell me that it is GOOD FOR AMERICA.  Whenever EMOTIONS run […]

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Funding Loss Tagged

Funding Loss Tagged

on March 19, 2019, 8:25 AM / in National News

By Rebecca Kheel It took a few extra days, but Congress now has a list from the Pentagon of military construction projects that could lose funding because of President Trump’s national emergency declaration. The Pentagon delivered the list to Congress on Monday, days after acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan had pledged to Sen. Jack Reed (D-R.I.) he would do so. […]

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University trumpeters among volunteers playing ‘Taps’ for veterans’ funerals

University trumpeters among volunteers playing ‘Taps’ for veterans’ funerals

on March 19, 2019, 8:23 AM / in National News

By: Janet McConnaughey  |  The Associated Press  Ten trumpet students at a Louisiana university are offering to play “Taps” at veterans’ funerals, rather than leave the haunting farewell bugle call to a mechanical device. “A lot of people get a recording, and play it over a speaker. It means something because it’s the song. But when you have an actual person […]

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Dems promote Supreme Court expansion, jettisoning Electoral College and lowering the federal voting age

Dems promote Supreme Court expansion, jettisoning Electoral College and lowering the federal voting age

on March 19, 2019, 8:15 AM / in National News

Democrats are embracing a handful of dramatic reforms that stem directly from their frustration at President Trump’s victory in 2016. The 2020 Democratic contenders and some liberals on Capitol Hill have embraced ideas such as expanding the Supreme Court, abolishing the Electoral College and lowering the voting age to 16. But some in the party are warning that those positions […]

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News Shorts from Real Clear Politics Tuesday, March 19, 2019

News Shorts from Real Clear Politics Tuesday, March 19, 2019

on March 19, 2019, 7:59 AM / in National News

Beleaguered California GOP Sees Path to 2020 Rebound. Susan Crabtree outlines the party’s challenges and strategy in countering the strong Democratic majority in the state and undoing losses suffered in the midterms. Anti-Semitism Coverage Surges, With Fox Taking the Lead. Kalev Leetaru has this analysis of media data from the past decade. Green New Deal Would Spark Yellow Vest-Style Protests. […]

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C-SPAN’s Unblinking Eye

on March 19, 2019, 7:55 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Tuesday, March 19, 2019. On this date 40 years ago, future vice president Albert Gore Jr. stood in the well of the House of Representatives to discuss an innovative development in television programming. There was nothing remarkable about that in itself: At the time, Gore was a Tennessee congressman with a knack for getting himself on TV […]

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GOOGLE VP STEPPED IN AFTER EMPLOYEES OFFENDED BY CHRISTIAN VIDEO ON MARRIAGE

GOOGLE VP STEPPED IN AFTER EMPLOYEES OFFENDED BY CHRISTIAN VIDEO ON MARRIAGE

on March 19, 2019, 7:47 AM / in National News

Google barred a Christian video on same-sex marriage from advertising on YouTube after backlash from employees, internal communications show. The video said gay people are welcome as Christians but are called to follow Christian teachings on sex and marriage. A Google VP agreed the video was too offensive to air as an advertisement. Google HR highlighted the video and response […]

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Christian Student Suspended for Sharing the Gospel

Christian Student Suspended for Sharing the Gospel

on March 19, 2019, 7:38 AM / in State News

Gabby Helsinger was targeted for her Christian faith. Last week, she was suspended by Lebanon High School in Ohio for posting Bible verses around her high school campus. School officials said her actions were ‘abusive to others, disrespectful, and rude.’ Sign the petition defending high school student Gabby Helsinger. Demand Lebanon High School’s Principal Scott Butler and Assistant Principal Butch […]

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O’Rourke was scheduled to campaign in Michigan and Ohio on Monday.

O’Rourke was scheduled to campaign in Michigan and Ohio on Monday.

on March 19, 2019, 7:27 AM / in National News

Thursday afternoon, Hallmark announced the news that they’re no longer working with actress Lori Loughlin. The decision comes after to her alleged involvement in the college admissions cheating scandal that headlined the news this week and involved over 40 other people. Hallmark’s tweet reads, “We are saddened by the recent news surrounding the college admissions allegations. We are no longer working with Lori Loughlin […]

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O’Rourke raises $6.1 million in presidential campaign’s 1st day

O’Rourke raises $6.1 million in presidential campaign’s 1st day

on March 19, 2019, 7:18 AM / in National News

Former congressman Beto O’Rourke’s presidential campaign said Monday that it raised $6.1 million in its first 24 hours, more than any other 2020 Democratic candidate has reported. O’Rourke’s 24-hour total surpassed that of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who reported having raised $5.9 million in the first 24 hours of his campaign. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) reported $1.5 million raised in […]

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Nunes sues Twitter for $250 million

Nunes sues Twitter for $250 million

on March 19, 2019, 7:14 AM / in National News, State News

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) is suing Twitter and three users he accuses of using the platform in a coordinated attempt to smear him. In a complaint filed Monday in Virginia, the former chairman of the House Intelligence Committee and loyal ally of President Trump cited tweets that accused him of criminal misconduct and made crude jokes about him, including saying […]

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Pence travels to flood-damaged areas in Midwest

Pence travels to flood-damaged areas in Midwest

on March 19, 2019, 7:09 AM / in National News

Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday is visiting Midwest communities affected by record flooding caused by last week’s “bomb cyclone” and melting snow. At least four people, including three in Nebraska and one in Iowa, have died in the flooding, which is continuing this week as some rivers continue to rise. More than 8 million people are under flood warnings […]

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Do States Have a Say in the Refugee Resettlement Program?

Do States Have a Say in the Refugee Resettlement Program?

on March 19, 2019, 6:39 AM / in State News

The State of Tennessee filed a lawsuit against the federal government in March 2017 claiming that the refugee resettlement program was an imposition by Washington over which the state had no control. The lawsuit is pending, but it highlights a deep problem with how the refugee resettlement program has evolved since the passage of the Refugee Act in 1980. This Backgrounder traces […]

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State of Tennessee Appeals Federal Judge’s Dismissal of Refugee Resettlement Lawsuit

State of Tennessee Appeals Federal Judge’s Dismissal of Refugee Resettlement Lawsuit

on March 19, 2019, 6:36 AM / in State News

On Thursday, Tennessee appealed a federal judge’s ruling in March that dismissed the state’s lawsuit against the federal government’s resettlement of refugees in the state on 10th amendment grounds. The Thomas More Law Center, a national public interest law firm based in Ann Arbor, Michigan representing the State of Tennessee, the Tennessee General Assembly, and Tennessee legislators State Rep. Terri […]

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Christchurch Shooter Praises Communist China, Condemns Conservatism and Capitalism: Media Call Him a Trump Supporter

Christchurch Shooter Praises Communist China, Condemns Conservatism and Capitalism: Media Call Him a Trump Supporter

on March 19, 2019, 6:12 AM / in International News

Written by  C. Mitchell Shaw As details of Friday afternoon’s shootings in New Zealand have begun to emerge, the mainstream liberal media are tying the shootings to President Donald Trump and his supporters. But their allegations are disconnected from reality. Early Friday afternoon local time, a lone gunman, identified as Brenton Tarrant, targeted two mosques in the New Zealand city of […]

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Riding A Rollercoaster

Riding A Rollercoaster

on March 19, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart. —Galatians 6:9 If you love someone who struggles with a substance-abuse problem, you know that your emotions and his can be like riding a rollercoaster—up and down. Today he wants help; tomorrow he’s drinking or is high on drugs […]

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Thomas McKean: A Founding Father with a double life

Thomas McKean: A Founding Father with a double life

on March 19, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

  Thomas McKean was a President before George Washington and supported judicial review before John Marshall. But today, McKean is mostly forgotten in the discussion about Founders who had a significant impact on the Constitution and the early Supreme Court. McKean also had the interesting distinction of serving in the Continental Congress from one state while serving as Chief Justice […]

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Quote for Today, March 19th

Quote for Today, March 19th

on March 19, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“There is nothing which I dread so much as a division of the republic into two great parties, each arranged under its leader, and concerting measures in opposition to each other. This, in my humble apprehension, is to be dreaded as the greatest political evil… “ John Adams Letter to Jonathan Jackson, October 2, 1789 John Adams was the second president […]

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March 19th in History

March 19th in History

on March 19, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

March 19 is the 78th day of the year (79th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 287 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Joseph of Nazareth (Western Christianity) March 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Minna Canth‘s Birthday (Finland) Earliest day on which Maundy Thursday can fall, while April 22 is the latest; […]

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