Archive for May 17th, 2019

Two more lawmakers draw ire of pro-Israel ministry

on May 17, 2019, 9:18 AM / in National News

Gen 12: 1,2,3, Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father’s house, unto a land that I will shew thee: And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing: And I […]

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Sex Ed – An Alternative

on May 17, 2019, 9:17 AM / in National News, Opinion

Our friend LeAnna Benn from Teen-Aid in Spokane recently received a federal grant to produce Sexual Risk Avoidance education programming in Washington.  This stands in stark contrast to state-advocated Comprehensive Sexual Education programs such as FLASH and KNOW. The Alternative: Healthy Family Formation is looking for families and students across the state to participate in this first round of implementation.  LeAnna […]

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Grump Cat passes

on May 17, 2019, 9:01 AM / in National News

Internet celebrity Grumpy Cat, the face of countless memes, has died at the age of 7, her owners confirmed Friday. Grumpy Cat — real name Tardar Sauce — shot to fame as a figurehead of online culture thanks to her permanent frown apparently signaling displeasure at anything and everything. The official Grumpy Cat Twitter account announced that she died on Tuesday due […]

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Architect I.M. Pei Dies

Architect I.M. Pei Dies

on May 17, 2019, 8:58 AM / in People

Architect I.M. Pei, who designed the glass pyramid at the Louvre in Paris and the East Building of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, has died, his family announced Thursday. He was 102. Born in China, he came to America in 1935. After graduating from Harvard, Pei started designing high-rises with William Zeckendorf’s New York City firm Webb & […]

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Missouri Senate approves bill to ban abortion at 8 weeks

on May 17, 2019, 8:54 AM / in State News

The Missouri Senate on Thursday passed a bill banning abortion at eight weeks, with exceptions in medical emergencies but not in cases of rape or incest. The legislation was passed 24-10, and now needs approval in the Republican-majority House. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson (R) has indicated he will sign the bill into law. If passed, doctors who perform abortions after […]

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Taiwan becomes first place in Asia to approve same-sex marriage

Taiwan becomes first place in Asia to approve same-sex marriage

on May 17, 2019, 8:51 AM / in International News

Lawmakers in Taiwan on Friday approved a bill making the self-ruled island the first place in Asia to pass legislation legalizing same-sex marriage. The vote came after Taiwan’s Constitutional Court ruled in May 2017 that a law defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman was unconstitutional. The judges called for changing the law within two years. […]

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Trump unveils proposal for immigration overhaul

on May 17, 2019, 8:47 AM / in National News

President Trump on Thursday revealed his new proposal to revamp parts of the country’s immigration system, seeking to favor people with certain skills over those with family ties to people already in the U.S. The program would offer more opportunities for immigrants with specialized training or job offers who are proficient in English and pass a civics test. Trump unveiled […]

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Joe Biden Still Thinks Donald Trump is an “Illegitimate” President

on May 17, 2019, 8:45 AM / in National News, Opinion

By : shawn |  Unfiltered Patriot Democrats on the far left (and even some a little closer to the moderate side of the party – if such a thing exists) have been saying for months that 2020 frontrunner Joe Biden is old and out of touch with the progressive movement. We’ve watched these attacks with a mixture of amusement and sympathy, but […]

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Life in the good lane

Life in the good lane

on May 17, 2019, 8:43 AM / in Bedtime Stories

What Bliss! Grandma’s 88 and still drives her own car. She writes: Dear Granddaughter: The other day at our Christian book store I saw a “Honk if you love Jesus” bumper sticker. I had just come from a thrilling choir performance, followed by a thunderous prayer meeting, so I bought the sticker and put it on my bumper. Boy, am […]

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WHERE ARE THREE TRILLION CATS AND DOGS?

WHERE ARE THREE TRILLION CATS AND DOGS?

on May 17, 2019, 8:14 AM / in Opinion

People love their pets; some even consider them family. In 2010, Sixty-three (63% ) percent of American households own pets; often multiple pets. That equates to more than 70 million households, which is up from 64 million in 2002 and 51 million in 1988. “The steady increase in pet ownership confirms that a growing number of us are realizing pets […]

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Maine Foolishly Joining Movement to Award Electoral Votes to Popular Vote Winner

on May 17, 2019, 7:30 AM / in National News

By  WARNER TODD HUSTON  |   Godfather Politics The State of Maine is foolishly about to throw away its influence in presidential elections by joining the un-American popular vote movement. The state is on the verge of joining those states giving up their rights under the Electoral College and changing election rules to award the state’s vote to the winner of […]

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Nolte: New York Times Debunks CNN’s Fake School Shootings Statistics

on May 17, 2019, 6:58 AM / in National News, Opinion

By JOHN NOLTE  |  Breitbart News The far-left New York Times published a report that thoroughly debunks CNN’s fake school shooting statistics. CNN, a fake news outlet that stokes violence and spreads conspiracy theories, has broadcast and published a series of provably false statistics over the past week involving school shootings. (In an effort to stop the spread of fake news, the CNN reports and video will not […]

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Gillibrand Vows as President to Ensure No States Pass Anti-Abortion Laws

Gillibrand Vows as President to Ensure No States Pass Anti-Abortion Laws

on May 17, 2019, 6:53 AM / in National News

BY: David Rutz |  Washington Free Beacon ATLANTA—Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D., N.Y.) said there was room for pro-life voters in the Democratic Party on Thursday, but she said “imposing faith on other people” was “against Christian faith.” As president, she said she would ensure that states couldn’t pass anti-abortion laws and criticized President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court Justice appointments as “anti-choice […]

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Russia-related sanctions

on May 17, 2019, 6:42 AM / in International News, National News

The Treasury Department, in a move likely to escalate tensions between the United States and Russia, on Thursday announced sanctions on Russian and Chechen officials linked to the deaths of two whistleblowers critical of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s government. Five people and one entity were sanctioned by the administration for “gross violations of human rights in Russia, pursuant to the […]

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Trump’s latest immigration ideas greeted as political placeholder for GOP in 2020

on May 17, 2019, 6:39 AM / in National News

President Trump appealed to his base on Thursday during a speech about legal immigration, inviting tepid reactions from fellow conservatives and a withering “dead on arrival” rejoinder from Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). “We are presenting a clear contrast,” the president said, speaking to guests seated in the Rose Garden. “Democrats are proposing open borders, lower wages and, frankly, lawless chaos. […]

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Who Wants This War with Iran?

Who Wants This War with Iran?

on May 17, 2019, 6:35 AM / in Opinion

Outside a few precincts, America has no enthusiasm for a new Mideast war, no stomach for any occupation of Iran. Speaking on state TV of the prospect of a war in the Gulf, Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei seemed to dismiss the idea. “There won’t be any war. … We don’t seek a war, and (the Americans) don’t either. They […]

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Creepy Foreign Affairs

Creepy Foreign Affairs

on May 17, 2019, 6:28 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Art by A.F. Branco Some feel that money could be influencing Biden’s light-hearted attitude toward relations with China when he alluded that they are no threat.

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Don’t “Balance” the 2A with Gun Control

Don’t “Balance” the 2A with Gun Control

on May 17, 2019, 6:26 AM / in Opinion

Opinion By Jordan Stein Editors Note; The case NYSRPA v. New York City is backed by the NRA in corrdination with the New York State Rifle & Pistol Association. Gun Owners Foundation and Gun Owners of America have filed an amicus brief before the Supreme Court in NYSRPA v. New York City. New York is known for its onerous gun control, like […]

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96 Indicted in Marriage Visa Scam, Student Visa Fraudster Sentenced

96 Indicted in Marriage Visa Scam, Student Visa Fraudster Sentenced

on May 17, 2019, 6:15 AM / in National News

Written by  R. Cort Kirkwood The half-million-strong horde of illegal aliens who have crossed the border since October are the worst, but not the only, problem for federal immigration gumshoes. Another is visa fraud. This week, Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced the arrest of nearly 100 marriage fraudsters, a scam by which foreigners become legal residents with a fake marriage. As well, a […]

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Duff Stuff

Duff Stuff

on May 17, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

You are . . . mighty in work, for Your eyes are open to all the ways of the sons of men. — Jeremiah 32:19 When something big happens—a blessing or a tragedy—we recognize it immediately and respond with praise or pleadings to God. When we find a long-sought-after job, hear of a loved one coming to Christ, or get […]

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