Archive for May 1st, 2019

Trump calls on the Fed to cut interest rates

on May 1, 2019, 8:06 AM / in National News

As Federal Reserve leaders met to discuss plans on interest rates and other policies, President Trump tweeted that the economy was doing well but would “go up like a rocket” if the Fed would cut interest rates. He said “some quantitative easing” would help, too, referring to the central bank’s efforts to boost the economy by purchasing bonds. Trump has […]

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Japan’s new emperor ascends to throne

Japan’s new emperor ascends to throne

on May 1, 2019, 8:01 AM / in International News

Japan’s new emperor, Naruhito, formally took the Chrysanthemum Throne on Wednesday, a day after his 85-year-old father, Akihito, became the first Japanese emperor to abdicate since 1817. Naruhito, 59, said he felt a “sense of solemnity” as a brief ceremony in which he received sacred imperial regalia formally marked his ascension to the throne. Naruhito is the first emperor born […]

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Democrats announce $2 trillion infrastructure plan after Trump meeting

on May 1, 2019, 7:58 AM / in National News

Democratic leaders said Tuesday that they reached an agreement with President Trump to spend $2 trillion on upgrading the nation’s roads, bridges, railroads, and other infrastructure. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) made the announcement after meeting with Trump. The two sides did not strike a deal on how to pay for the improvements, […]

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Mueller Whined about Barr memo missed ‘context’ of Trump investigation

Mueller Whined about Barr memo missed ‘context’ of Trump investigation

on May 1, 2019, 7:56 AM / in National News

Special Counsel Robert Mueller complained in a letter to Attorney General William Barr in late March that Barr’s four-page memo to Congress “did not fully capture the context, nature, and substance” of Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference and possible obstruction of justice by President Trump, The Washington Post reported Tuesday after reviewing a copy of the letter. “There is […]

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‘Avengers: Endgame’ includes LGBT ‘diversity’ moment with man who dates another man

‘Avengers: Endgame’ includes LGBT ‘diversity’ moment with man who dates another man

on May 1, 2019, 7:47 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Calvin Freiburger (LifeSiteNews) – As Avengers: Endgame continues to shatter records and earn rave reviews, some moviegoers are divided over how Marvel Studios finally delivered on president Kevin Feige’s promise to LGBT activists to insert homosexual “representation” in the beloved film franchise (minor first-act spoiler to follow). After the villainous Thanos (Josh Brolin) wiped out half the world’s population at the end of last […]

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At least 2 dead in shooting at University of North Carolina, Charlotte

At least 2 dead in shooting at University of North Carolina, Charlotte

on May 1, 2019, 7:37 AM / in State News

Two people were killed and four others injured after a campus shooting Tuesday at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, officials said. Trystan Andrew Terrell, 22, was charged with two counts of murder and four counts of attempted murder, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said early Wednesday. Police were called late Tuesday afternoon after a gunman shot several students. A […]

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Bolton says ‘all options are on the table’ for Venezuela

on May 1, 2019, 7:33 AM / in International News, National News

National security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday repeated that “all options remain on the table” in regard to possible U.S. military intervention into Venezuela, where clashes worsened between forces loyal to President Nicolás Maduro and opposition groups “We want as our principle objective the peaceful transfer of power, but I will say again as the president has said from the outset … all options are on […]

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Judge rejects Trump request to dismiss Democrats’ emoluments clause lawsuit

on May 1, 2019, 7:29 AM / in National News

A federal judge on Tuesday rejected President Trump’s request to dismiss a lawsuit alleging that Trump has violated the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution. D.C. District Judge Emmet Sullivan ruled that the more than 200 Democratic senators and members of Congress behind the lawsuit had reason to seek an injunction in the case and that their request is constitutional.

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Marines could be ending longtime policy of separating male, female recruits during boot camp

Marines could be ending longtime policy of separating male, female recruits during boot camp

on May 1, 2019, 7:20 AM / in National News

By Greg Norman | Fox News The only service branch of the U.S. armed forces that separates its male and female recruits during boot camp could be ditching that practice as soon as next year. Lt. Gen. David Berger, the general nominated to lead the Marine Corps, made the announcement Tuesday during a Senate confirmation hearing. “I talked to the commandant this morning about it […]

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Every Liberal City In America Is Headed Toward Venezuela

Every Liberal City In America Is Headed Toward Venezuela

on May 1, 2019, 7:09 AM / in National News, Opinion

Authored by Mike Adams via NatrualNews.com, Liberal cities across America are collapsing into Third World status. It’s not just the fact that San Francisco’s streets are now littered with drug needles and human feces, either. Seattle is also collapsing into rampant homelessness and drug addiction, creating an entire class of impoverished, homeless residents who are breeding grounds for HIV and other infectious […]

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Air Force Academy Abruptly Removes Its Commandant Of Cadets

on May 1, 2019, 6:47 AM / in National News

By RICHARD GONZALES |  NPR The U.S. Air Force Academy has abruptly removed its commandant of cadets amid an investigation, but officials are not saying much more about the inquiry or what precipitated the firing. Brig. Gen. Kristin Goodwin, the first openly gay general at the academy, was fired just a month before she was scheduled to take another job […]

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India’s army says it may have found yeti footprints – yes, you read that right

India’s army says it may have found yeti footprints – yes, you read that right

on May 1, 2019, 6:30 AM / in International News

The Indian army says it has discovered footprints in the Himalayas that appear to belong to a yeti, known in the U.S. as bigfoot or the abominable snowman. Measuring 32 inches by 15 inches, they were found near Mount Makalu base camp on April 9, military officials posted on Twitter late Monday. A spokesman for the country’s defense ministry told […]

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Cartoons But Not Bugs Bunny

Cartoons But Not Bugs Bunny

on May 1, 2019, 6:20 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Special Thanks to Lt. Rob Polans ret. 

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May 1st: International Collectivist Victims Day

May 1st: International Collectivist Victims Day

on May 1, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

By Jim ONeill  /  Canada Free Press We Should Remember The Horrors Of Communism And Socialism Per the detailed analysis in “The Black Book of Communism: Crimes, Terror, Repression” (which should be required reading by every student in America) the number of deaths caused by Communism and Socialism was estimated at 94,360,000…. These estimates were made almost 20 years ago in […]

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May 1st in History

May 1st in History

on May 1, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

May 1 is the 121st day of the year (122nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 244 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays: Something about the 1st Day of May Christian feast day: Andeolus Augustin Schoeffler, Jean-Louis Bonnard (part of Vietnamese Martyrs) Blessed Klymentiy Sheptytsky (Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Brioc James the Less Joseph […]

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WHEN ALL

WHEN ALL

on May 1, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, People, Religion

When all is over, When all is done, When all has been lost, And all has been won….. When all is heard, When all is told, When all has been bought, And all has been sold….. When all is quite, When all is still, When all have been born, And all have been killed….. When all are flat, When all […]

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May Day

May Day

on May 1, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

While the earth remains . . . day and night shall not cease. — Genesis 8:22 When I was a young girl in West Michigan, we always celebrated spring and the blooming of the first flowers on May 1. I’d make a basket out of construction paper and fill it with any flowers I could find—mostly daffodils and violets. Then […]

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LIBERALS THAT HATE CHRISTIANITY AND POLITICS TODAY WOULD HAVE HATED MANY OF OUR NATION’S FOUNDERS

LIBERALS THAT HATE CHRISTIANITY AND POLITICS TODAY WOULD HAVE HATED MANY OF OUR NATION’S FOUNDERS

on May 1, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

BY GARY DEMAR  /  GODFATHER POLITICS Horror author Stephen King said that Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is “very scary” because he “is a fundamentalist Christian.” He went on to say in an interview with the Daily Beast: “He’s very scary. I actually think Trump, in the end, would be more electable than Cruz because Cruz is a fundamentalist Christian and […]

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