Archive for July 12th, 2019

L.A. County Has 1.6 Million More Voters Registered Than It Has Eligible Voters Living There

on July 12, 2019, 9:16 AM / in State News

A problem just about everywhere…. this is why any legislation tied to registered voters should be changed or eliminated. A recent study of the voter rolls in Los Angeles County finds that they have 1.6 million MORE voters on the rolls than they have eligible voters living in the area. This means that L.A. County has enough extra voters to […]

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Transgender Agenda in NDAA

on July 12, 2019, 8:58 AM / in National News, State News

As I  understand it, House of Representatives may soon vote on H.R. 2500 or the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (NDAA) and the Speier Amendment. Although, the NDAA is necessary to fund our nation’s defense Democrats have insisted on using the legislation to advance their anti-Trump and gender redefining agenda. The NDAA Reauthorization authorizes about $733 billion […]

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At Its Core, Christian Zionism Is Anti-Semitic

on July 12, 2019, 8:53 AM / in Opinion

Three days ago (July 8), Jewish Rabbi Lynn Gottlieb and Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ pastor Rev. Graylan Hagler collaborated on a column that was published on the Religion News Service website entitled The anti-Semitic theology behind the Christian Zionist lobby. Although I take exception to some of what is stated in the column, it is a very good read. […]

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UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN’S ‘MOCK CITY’ SERVES AS REAL-LIFE PROVING GROUND FOR AUTOMOTIVE INNOVATIONS

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN’S ‘MOCK CITY’ SERVES AS REAL-LIFE PROVING GROUND FOR AUTOMOTIVE INNOVATIONS

on July 12, 2019, 8:52 AM / in National News

We have been working with AI for years and the consensus around the place is would you depend your life on it….. and NO is the absolute winner…. it doesn’t matter…. it is coming anyway. Mum’s the word at Mcity. Engineers, designers and manufacturers are assured of complete confidentiality as they develop the latest technologies for connected and automated vehicles […]

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Exodus: Brits Abandon Facebook As Usage Plummets

Exodus: Brits Abandon Facebook As Usage Plummets

on July 12, 2019, 8:43 AM / in International News

by Tyler Durden  |  Zero Hedge Facebook activity among Britons has crashed by more than one third over the past 12 months, according to the analytics firm Mixpanel, first reported by The Daily Telegraph. Since June 2018, several months after news of the Cambridge Analytica scandal was revealed, activity on Facebook’s mobile app in the UK dropped 38% through June 2019. User clicks on […]

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Ticks and Chiggers 101

Ticks and Chiggers 101

on July 12, 2019, 8:38 AM / in National News

by Jim Zumbo  |   American Hunter In 1933, Franklin D. Roosevelt said, “the only thing to fear is fear itself.” Well, excuse me, but I kindly disagree. I fear all sorts of things, like riding in a taxi with a deranged driver, flying in a bush plane during a bad storm, driving down a highway when the local bars are […]

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Gavin Newsom can give Trump a choice: Release taxes or skip California primary

on July 12, 2019, 8:31 AM / in National News, State News

California lawmakers are seeking once again to force President Trump to release his tax returns by blocking access to the state primary election ballot if he does not.  The matter is now in the hands of Gov. Gavin Newsom, after the state Senate gave final approval Thursday to SB27, which would require presidential candidates to release five years of income […]

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Appeals court denies demands to halt Trump abortion referral ‘gag rule’

on July 12, 2019, 8:20 AM / in National News

A win for the Trump administration: A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled that officials can proceed with their overhaul of the Title X family planning program, setting aside demands to halt a recent decision allowing the administration to enforce a “gag rule” for abortion referrals. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against emergency petitions that sought to […]

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White House withdraws controversial rule to eliminate drug rebates

White House withdraws controversial rule to eliminate drug rebates

on July 12, 2019, 8:19 AM / in National News

The White House is scrapping a key drug price rule, while on Capitol Hill, the Senate Finance Committee could be close to action drug pricing. In a surprise move Thursday morning, the Trump administration withdrew a rule to eliminate drug rebates. The rebate plan was a centerpiece of the administration’s 2018 drug pricing blueprint and had been touted by Health […]

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Vincent Lambert’s death is a tragedy for the Church and the world: Here’s what we can learn

Vincent Lambert’s death is a tragedy for the Church and the world: Here’s what we can learn

on July 12, 2019, 8:15 AM / in International News

By Jeanne Smits, Paris correspondent (LifeSiteNews) – Vincent Lambert, France’s Terri Schiavo, died on Thursday, July 11 at 8:24 a.m. Paris time in a room of the geriatrics and palliative care department of Reims University Hospital, where he had been kept under lock and key for the last six years. The tetraplegic and brain-damaged 42-year-old man, who suffered terrible injuries […]

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Senior Trump administration official to leave post next week

Senior Trump administration official to leave post next week

on July 12, 2019, 8:07 AM / in National News

The chief liaison between President Trump’s White House and federal government agencies will leave his job next week after more than two years on the job, depriving Trump of one of his last remaining senior staff members from the start of his presidency. William McGinley, who has served as the White House Cabinet secretary since Trump’s inauguration, has told friends he will […]

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Cory Booker’s Brother Got Top N.J. Education Job After Poor Tenure Leading Charter School

Cory Booker’s Brother Got Top N.J. Education Job After Poor Tenure Leading Charter School

on July 12, 2019, 8:01 AM / in National News, State News

One teacher said she had ‘no idea what he did’ during the first year of operation Cary Booker, older brother of senator and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker (D., N.J.), landed a top education job in the New Jersey governor’s administration in June despite an abysmal record leading a charter school in Tennessee, according to reporting by NJ Advance Media. Cary […]

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Are Yanks and Brits Going Their Separate Ways?

Are Yanks and Brits Going Their Separate Ways?

on July 12, 2019, 7:57 AM / in Opinion

When Sir Kim Darroch’s secret cable to London was leaked to the Daily Mail, wherein he called the Trump administration “dysfunctional … unpredictable … faction-riven … diplomatically clumsy and inept,” the odds on his survival as U.K. ambassador plummeted. When President Donald Trump’s tweeted retort called Darroch “wacky,” a “stupid guy” and “pompous fool” who had been “foisted on the […]

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The GOP Establishment’s Secret Plan to Eliminate the House Freedom Caucus (And Trump)

on July 12, 2019, 7:54 AM / in National News, Opinion

EVIL RESIDES IN BOTH PARTIES Read any of the books from people in and around the Trump Administration and you know one thing is consistent — the establishment is still seething about Donald Trump. Read, for example, Tim Alberta’s new book where some of them are willing to talk about it. From TV green rooms to the private offices inside […]

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The Capitalist Marksman: Meet Anthony Colandro, the NRA’s 76th Director

The Capitalist Marksman: Meet Anthony Colandro, the NRA’s 76th Director

on July 12, 2019, 7:51 AM / in National News, People

by Cody McLaughlin  |  Bearing Arms “I’m a capitalist marksman,” said Anthony Colandro, the 58-year-old owner of Gun For Hire at the Woodland Park Gun Range in Passaic County, New Jersey. But according to Mr. Colandro, his upbringing wasn’t exactly the traditional one that folks think of when they imagine the early years of a “gun nut.” The Beginning  Born […]

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TX County Commission Votes Unanimously To Become Sanctuary County

TX County Commission Votes Unanimously To Become Sanctuary County

on July 12, 2019, 7:47 AM / in National News, State News

by Tom Knighton  |  Townhall All over the nation, various localities are making a stand. They’re making it very clear that they’re not interested in gun control. The way they’re doing it? They’re refusing to enforce laws that violate the Second Amendment. The movement started in anti-gun states but has spread beyond that. Now, some in pro-gun states are also […]

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Trump surrenders on identifying, counting non-citizens using 2020 census

Trump surrenders on identifying, counting non-citizens using 2020 census

on July 12, 2019, 7:45 AM / in National News

By Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver The 2020 census questionnaire will not ask about citizenship status, President Trump announced on Thursday, retreating to Plan C after being blocked by legal challenges, admonished by the Supreme Court for a “contrived” rationale and buffeted by statutory deadlines he could not alter. The administration will instead follow a course proposed more than a […]

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Trump holds social media summit excluding Facebook and Twitter

on July 12, 2019, 7:40 AM / in National News

President Trump on Thursday held what he called a “very important” social media summit at the White House, praising controversial right-wing personalities while acknowledging some go too far. “Some of you guys are out there,” Trump said. “I mean it’s genius, but it’s bad.” Representatives for Facebook and Twitter were not invited. Trump, who has repeatedly accused social media companies […]

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Budget deficit jumps by 23 percent

Budget deficit jumps by 23 percent

on July 12, 2019, 7:37 AM / in National News

The federal budget deficit increased by 23.1 percent in the first nine months of the current fiscal year compared to the same period in the year before, the Treasury Department reported Thursday. The deficit grew to $747.1 billion in the October to June period, up from $607 billion the previous year. Spending reached $3.36 trillion with revenue of $2.61 trillion. […]

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Raids targeting undocumented immigrants loom

Raids targeting undocumented immigrants loom

on July 12, 2019, 7:23 AM / in National News

Federal agents are gearing up for raids targeting undocumented families set to begin Sunday, The New York Times reported Thursday, citing two current and one former homeland security officials. The details of the project still were not fixed. The raids reportedly have President Trump’s support, but have been delayed partly due to resistance from some immigration officials. Democratic lawmakers and […]

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