Archive for April 9th, 2019

Illegal Immigration

Illegal Immigration

on April 9, 2019, 11:34 AM / in History

Mass Immigration Is Far More Destructive than World War II by Ferdinand Bardamu Streets of Paris under German Occupation   I: Western Europe’s Post-WWII Recovery World War II is considered the most destructive conflict in history. No other conflict, not even the 13th century Mongol invasions, comes even close. An estimated 60 million to 80 million are believed to have been […]

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Democrats Kiss the Ring of Al Sharpton

Democrats Kiss the Ring of Al Sharpton

on April 9, 2019, 11:26 AM / in National News, Opinion

By David Harsanyi, The Federalist Many of the same Democrat hopefuls who boycotted AIPAC could be found yucking it up with infamous race-baiter Al Sharpton this week. Rev. Al Sharpton’s fortunes have been on the upswing. A few years ago, in a Politico whitewashing of his career, we learned that Sharpton had been transformed into the go-to civil rights guru for the Obama administration. […]

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Taylor Swift Donates $113K to Tennessee LGBTQ Advocacy Group  to Fight ‘Slate of Hate’ Bills

Taylor Swift Donates $113K to Tennessee LGBTQ Advocacy Group to Fight ‘Slate of Hate’ Bills

on April 9, 2019, 11:20 AM / in State News

I usually stay away from the ENTERTAINERS who manage to keep their faces and names in the public media.  Folks forget these people are ACTORS – their claim to fame is what they are WEARING and the roles they play in some movie.  They have learned how to recite a script and make it sound ‘real’.  Most of them bow […]

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Jackson police confirm one killed, one in custody after Monday shooting

on April 9, 2019, 8:56 AM / in Local News

In a report from the Jackson Police Dept: One person was killed and one was taken into custody after a shooting on Monday afternoon. The Jackson Police Department responded to a residence at the intersection of Sherrill Drive and the 1400 block of Hollywood Drive at around 3 p.m., according to Jackson Police Chief Julien Wiser. Jackson Police Chief Wiser […]

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Sanders to roll out ‘Medicare for all’ bill

on April 9, 2019, 8:05 AM / in National News

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will roll out an updated version of his “Medicare for all” plan Wednesday on Capitol Hill. Sanders, who is again seeking the Democratic nomination for president, will unveil the bill alongside Senate co-sponsors, some of whom are also candidates for president. Sanders’s bill would largely eliminate private insurance and institute a single-payer system managed by the […]

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Dead or Alive in Olympia, and a Special Invite

Dead or Alive in Olympia, and a Special Invite

on April 9, 2019, 8:02 AM / in State News

Mercifully, the Committee work for this Legislative Session is just about over. Last Wednesday was the cut-off to get bills out of their respective policy committees and tomorrow, the 9th will be the last day to get remaining bills out of the fiscal committees and sent to the Rules Committee.  Below is a breakdown of where FPIWAction’s bills-of-concern stand. Let me […]

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ENVIR: WATER RIGHTS and the CSKT Compact

on April 9, 2019, 7:57 AM / in International News, Opinion

A long read but one we ALL need to understand and fight against.  Think of the WATER situation going on in Venezuela right now.  When you have no water you DIE. The King County WA politicians have tried over and over to limit our RIGHT to water for many years. Jackie Juntti WGEN  idzrus@earthlink.net People do not understand that the […]

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In the Eyes of Some; Death penalty repeal is looking up

on April 9, 2019, 7:51 AM / in Opinion

There are efforts to end the use of capital punishment in some state legislatures, as bills aimed at repeal earn increasingly bipartisan support. At least 15 states have taken steps to halt the death penalty so far this year — in at least 10 of those states, the legislation has GOP backing. Which only goes to question the quality of […]

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This grandmother returned from Syria in her first deployment in the National Guard

on April 9, 2019, 7:37 AM / in National News, People

By: Rick Steelhammer, Charleston (W.Va.) Gazette-Mail via the AP CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Sixteen years ago at age 41, Monica Willis, then a member of the Cross Lanes-based Army Reserve’s 261st Ordnance Co., was looking forward to what was to have been a deployment to Iraq. Instead, she and the other 49 soldiers from her company called to active duty spent five […]

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“I Will Nuke You!” Musk Raged In “Physical Altercation” After Tesla Worker Quit

on April 9, 2019, 6:49 AM / in National News

by Tyler Durden The Musk meltdown show must go on. Tesla’s embattled and increasingly erratic CEO Elon Musk may have been involved in a physical confrontation with an employee who had handed in his resignation last September, according to Bloomberg. The incident occurred when the employee, who had resigned, returned to work to say goodbye to his colleagues. After word had spread that the […]

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God Help Us: Atheism Becomes Largest Religion In U.S.

God Help Us: Atheism Becomes Largest Religion In U.S.

on April 9, 2019, 6:42 AM / in National News, Opinion

By MICHAEL J. KNOWLES For the first time in history, atheists constitute the largest religious group in America. According to the General Social Survey, the number of Americans who have no religion has increased 266% over the past three decades and now account for 23.1% of the population, just barely edging out Catholics and Evangelicals as the nation’s dominant faith. Mainline […]

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What’s Latin for “This is Really Stupid”?

What’s Latin for “This is Really Stupid”?

on April 9, 2019, 6:37 AM / in Opinion

(Chuck Muth) – OK, so I was sipping a Bloody Mary after a long night in the piano bar as our cruise ship sailed into Cabo San Lucas this morning when a press release from the American Optometrist Association (AOA) popped up on my news feed. The release was so ridiculous that a certain Latin phrase immediately came to mind.  However, […]

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Secret Service director to step down, on heels of Nielsen resignation

Secret Service director to step down, on heels of Nielsen resignation

on April 9, 2019, 6:21 AM / in National News

U.S. Secret Service Director Randolph ‘Tex’ Alles is stepping down from his post, officials said Monday, in the latest shake-up at the Department of Homeland Security following outgoing Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen’s resignation. Sources told Fox News on Monday that Alles was notified 10 days ago to “prepare an exit plan,” in a signal that a transition in leadership at the Department of Homeland […]

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IS PRESIDENT TRUMP EAVESDROPPING ON HIS ADMINISTRATION?

IS PRESIDENT TRUMP EAVESDROPPING ON HIS ADMINISTRATION?

on April 9, 2019, 6:17 AM / in Opinion

I wasn’t too surprised to hear that President Trump had asked DHS Secretary Nielsen for her resignation, but I am very surprised Trump followed that up by dismissing his head of The Secret Service today. Something’s going on here, and I strongly suspect President Trump has turned the tables and has begun eavesdropping on everyone working in his administration. Yeah, […]

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Already Deep in the Politics of Hate

Already Deep in the Politics of Hate

on April 9, 2019, 6:15 AM / in Opinion

If this is the level of discourse from Beto and Bernie, 2020 looks to be one of the ugliest campaigns in American history. During an Iowa town hall last week, “Beto” O’Rourke, who had pledged to raise the level of national discourse, depicted President Donald Trump’s rhetoric as right out of Nazi Germany. Trump “describes immigrants as ‘rapists’ and ‘criminals’” […]

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Virginia completes epic journey from last year’s ugly exit to win its first title

Virginia completes epic journey from last year’s ugly exit to win its first title

on April 9, 2019, 6:02 AM / in Basketball

MINNEAPOLIS — Only college basketball could give us something so storybook — too rich for movies; too perfect for documentaries — like Virginia winning the 2019 NCAA championship. On Monday night inside U.S. Bank Stadium, UVA coach Tony Bennett, humbly seated on his stool, dropped his head in blissful victory, the weight of his own desires and dreams finally vaporizing around […]

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The Memory Of Past Sins

The Memory Of Past Sins

on April 9, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Do not therefore be grieved or angry with yourselves because you sold me here; for God sent me before you to preserve life.  —Genesis 45:5 When Joseph revealed his identity to his brothers who had sold him into slavery, they were speechless and “dismayed in his presence” (Genesis 45:3). Fear and guilt quickly reminded them of the heartache they had […]

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The Moral Foundations of Society

The Moral Foundations of Society

on April 9, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion, Religion

By Margaret Thatcher, Former Prime Minister, Great Britain Margaret Thatcher  was born in 1925 and went on to earn a degree in chemistry from Somerville College, Oxford, as well as a master of arts degree from the University of Oxford. For some years she worked as a research chemist and then as a barrister, specializing in tax law. Elected to […]

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April 9th in History

April 9th in History

on April 9, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

April 9 is the 99th day of the year (100th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 266 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Bataan Day or Araw ng Kagitingan (Philippines) Christian feast day: Dietrich Bonhoeffer (Anglicanism, Lutheranism) Gaucherius Materiana Waltrude April 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Constitution Day (Kosovo) Day of National Unity (Georgia) Day […]

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Castros’ Cuba

Castros’ Cuba

on April 9, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, International News, National News

Reprinted from 3 years ago Written by  Fr. James Thornton President Obama traveled last month on an official visit to Communist Cuba, the first such trip by a sitting American president since Calvin Coolidge visited the island in 1928. The trip came less than a year after Obama and Cuban dictator Raúl Castro met in Panama in April 2015 and […]

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