Archive for June 4th, 2019

Navy starts building new massive, 50-ton undersea attack drone

on June 4, 2019, 8:50 AM / in National News

Watch the latest video at foxnews.com  The Navy is planning to launch a massive, 50-ton undersea drone to expand mission scope, increase attack options, integrate large high-tech sensors, further safeguard manned combat crews and possibly fire torpedoes — all while waging war under the ocean surface. The 50-ton Orca, which would not fit in a submarine launch tube, brings an unprecedented sensing, […]

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That major Google outage meant some Nest users couldn’t unlock doors or use the AC

That major Google outage meant some Nest users couldn’t unlock doors or use the AC

on June 4, 2019, 8:45 AM / in National News

BY MICHAEL GROTHAUS  |  Fast Company If you’re a Google user, you probably noticed some trouble last night when trying to access Google-owned services. Last night, Google reported several issues with its Cloud Platform, which made several Google sites slow or inoperable. Because of this, many of Google’s sites and services–including Gmail, G Suite, and YouTube–were slow or completely down for […]

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If Governments Can Target Chick-Fil-A, President Trump Can Target AT&T

on June 4, 2019, 8:41 AM / in Opinion

By Erick Erickson  |  The Resurgent I don’t write the rules, folks. I don’t. This has been going on for a while now. The left, via the government, harasses contractors in California demanding to know if state contractors have supported the NRA. Local governments, sometimes supported by Democrat state officials, block Chick-Fil-A because of its owners’ personal Christian faith. CNN, […]

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Do Trump’s Hawks Speak for Trump?

Do Trump’s Hawks Speak for Trump?

on June 4, 2019, 8:33 AM / in Opinion

As for war in our hemisphere, which Pence said was possible, that could come sooner than the graduating cadets expect, if Trump’s confidant Sen. Lindsey Graham has his way. For a president who won his office by denouncing the Middle East wars into which George W. Bush and Barack Obama plunged the nation, Donald Trump has assembled the most unabashedly […]

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Microsoft aims to modernize and secure voting with ElectionGuard

on June 4, 2019, 8:28 AM / in National News

Having worked with MS over the years, we know first hand that most anything they release will be bugged for years… we recommend at least two years after the first release. Another idea is don’t buy into it at all. Life would be simpler. When it comes to voting, we’ve come a long way from dropping pebbles into an amphora […]

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Teen loses leg in North Carolina shark attack

on June 4, 2019, 8:22 AM / in State News

A teenage girl who was attacked by a shark at a North Carolina beach was recovering in a hospital on Monday after losing part of her leg and suffering severe injuries to one hand. The 17-year-old, identified as Paige Winter, reportedly was saved by her father, who rushed to her aid and punched the shark to free his daughter. “Thank […]

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Progressives press Pelosi for action on impeachment

on June 4, 2019, 8:19 AM / in National News

Progressive groups said in a letter Tuesday that voters returned control of the House to Democrats “because they wanted aggressive oversight of the Trump administration,” so House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should act on calls to start impeachment proceedings against President Trump. “The Trump era will be one that evokes the question — what did you do? We urge you to […]

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House passes $19.1 billion disaster-aid bill after delays

House passes $19.1 billion disaster-aid bill after delays

on June 4, 2019, 8:17 AM / in National News

The House on Monday passed a $19.1 billion disaster spending bill after an extended delay. The bill, which provides aid to areas devastated by flooding, wildfires, tornadoes, and hurricanes passed 354 to 58 after conservative Republicans delayed it three times in the House. President Trump has signaled that he plans to sign the legislation, even though it doesn’t include money […]

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Swedish start-up Cangoroo wants to deploy pogo sticks in San Francisco

Swedish start-up Cangoroo wants to deploy pogo sticks in San Francisco

on June 4, 2019, 8:14 AM / in State News

Hop to it, San Francisco. A Swedish start-up named Cangoroo is set to introduce pogo sticks to one of the hilliest cities in the U.S. San Francisco’s reputation as an innovative metropolis is inspiring a company named after a misspelled marsupial to launch yet another take on traditional walking, as an alternative to electric scooters. It’s the latest in “micro-mobility,” […]

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New SAT ‘Adversity Score’ Turns American Meritocracy Into a Sham

New SAT ‘Adversity Score’ Turns American Meritocracy Into a Sham

on June 4, 2019, 8:02 AM / in National News

By Jarrett Stepman  |   CNS It would be nice to think that high school students can get into a good university based on their abilities or talents, but a proposed change to the SAT shows how the concept of meritocracy has been turned into a sham. The College Board, according to The Wall Street Journal, will now assign an “adversity score” to […]

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What Starts With “F” 

What Starts With “F” 

on June 4, 2019, 7:59 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Adults ONLY…. If you have a dirty mind you might be offended… A first-grade teacher, Ms Brooks, was having trouble with one of her more precocious students. The teacher asked, ‘Harry, what exactly is your problem?’ Harry answered, ‘I’m too smart for the 1st grade. My sister is in the 3rd grade and I’m smarter than she is! I think […]

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A Possible First for Jackson TN

A Possible First for Jackson TN

on June 4, 2019, 7:52 AM / in Opinion

Did you know that if elected Mayor of the City of Jackson Tennessee, he will be the first Mayor with his name tattooed across his back. Really! ”You shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor tattoo any marks on you: I am the Lord.”  Leviticus 19:28  

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Legal Briefs June 4th

on June 4, 2019, 7:37 AM / in National News

Via Walter Olson Following similar rulings in Charleston, S.C., and Washington, D.C., federal judge rules Savannah violated First Amendment when it passed law forbidding unlicensed tour guides [Andrew Wimer, Institute for Justice] Pursuing a leak, San Francisco cops raid home of freelance journalist Bryan Carmody, hold him captive, seize his equipment [Yashar Ali, CNN] “SF police got warrant to tap […]

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Always proofread your patent application

on June 4, 2019, 7:28 AM / in National News

And then give it one more proofreading just to make sure. Via [Jose Daniel on Twitter] Always make sure you give your patent application a last minute review. 🧐 pic.twitter.com/SqrHbJ2Yfu — Jose Daniel (@JoseDRengifoM) May 31, 2019 H/T Walter Olson

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‘Conservative’ Mayor Scott Phillips of Olive Branch MS Using Eminent Domain To Fix A Government Mistake!?!

on June 4, 2019, 7:24 AM / in State News

By Yvonne Burton  |  RedPillSentinel  City buys airport using federal grant money (Grant money comes with strings attached) David Couch, private citizen, bought 6 acres adjacent to the airport which comes with a permanent easement for .2 acres which is allows access to the airport City approves of construction for fuel farm on Couch’s 6 acres….city inspects after construction and […]

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Twitter Furious After Transgender Wins Women’s 400M Hurdles

on June 4, 2019, 7:18 AM / in Sports

Submitted by MAGA Student The NCAA new women’s 400m hurdle champion CeCe Telfer competed in track for her first three years as a man. As Craig Telfer, her best rank was #200 in the NCAA. Now she’s #1. Many fans on Twitter are accusing the athlete of having an unfair advantage. Cheat. It’s a shame that cheats are also given […]

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Islamic Supremacist Omar Claims Latinos Can’t Compete in Merit-Based Immigration

on June 4, 2019, 7:10 AM / in National News

Freshmen congresswoman Ilhan Omar has sparked controversy with new remarks. This time, the remarks in question center around merit-based immigration and the Latino community. In a tweet which she has since deleted, Omar alleged that merit-based immigration is inherently racist towards Latinos. REVIEWING OMAR’S REMARKS ON MERIT-BASED IMMIGRATION Over the past few weeks, the Trump administration has furthered strides towards […]

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Self-Preservation Is The Only Reason Democrats Could Object To Declassifying Spygate Docs

on June 4, 2019, 6:52 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

By Elad Hakim  |  The Federalist  It is difficult to comprehend why any member of Congress would object to the president’s decision to disclose the truth behind one of the biggest scandals in U.S. history. On Thursday, President Trump gave Attorney General William Barr the authority to declassify any documents related to surveillance of the Trump campaign in 2016. Immediately some congressional Democrats […]

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Trump Is Making A Huge Mistake By Leading The LGBT Parade

on June 4, 2019, 6:49 AM / in Opinion

WRITTEN BY: BRYAN FISCHER Donald Trump is getting some bad advice from somebody. That’s on the “somebody,” whoever that is, but the president has taken their advice, and that’s on him. Trump is already running for reelection, although the formal announcement won’t come for a couple of weeks. But somebody (JaVanka?) has convinced him that it will help him in 2020 […]

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Who Cares about A Silly Old Constitution Anyway?

Who Cares about A Silly Old Constitution Anyway?

on June 4, 2019, 6:44 AM / in National News

Michael Badnarik does – and so will you when you hear what hes has to say. The Constitution of any government is not just a piece of paper. The words written on that piece of paper are the rules that the government is required to obey. If governments have become too big and too powerful, that means they have broken […]

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