Archive for July 29th, 2019

Free speech roundup

on July 29, 2019, 8:57 AM / in National News

By Walter Olson Second Circuit decision restricting public officials from blocking foes on Twitter is likely to discourage local electeds from sharing on social media, among its other problems [Gabriel Malor thread, John Samples/Cato,] State of Washington defines lawyers’ pro bono work as “campaign expenditure,” even when it goes toward ballot access effort for a measure that never reached the ballot […]

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A Good Reason to Say “Sorry”

A Good Reason to Say “Sorry”

on July 29, 2019, 8:55 AM / in State News

The Missouri Supreme Court has order a St. Louis attorney to “personally deliver a detailed letter of apology” to a circuit court judge after the attorney filed a “frivolous” lawsuit. John F. Washington has been placed on a one year probation and ordered to apologize to St. Louis City Circuit Judge Michael F. Stelzer after it was determined Washington “engaged […]

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The Art of Suing over a Sculpture

The Art of Suing over a Sculpture

on July 29, 2019, 8:52 AM / in National News, State News

A lawyer is being sued by a Manhattan art collector who claims the Park Avenue attorney swindled him out of a bronze sculpture for a fraction of the value. Art collector Stuart Pivar is suing attorney John McFadden for $200 million after selling him Mademoiselle Pogani II, a piece by noted Romanian sculptor Constantin Brancusi, for $100,000. Pivar alleges he […]

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CNN Anchor Strikes at Nadler for Using Walked-Back Mueller Testimony To Call for Impeachment

on July 29, 2019, 8:49 AM / in National News, Opinion

BY C. DOUGLAS GOLDEN  |   Western Journal To understand how far back New York Rep. Jerrold Nadler — the chair of the House Judiciary Committee and arguably the loudest voice among the Democrats clamoring for impeachment — was looking to oust President Trump from 1600 Pennsylvania, you can pretty much go back to Trump’s inauguration, which Nadler refused to attend. Even […]

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Men’s Status as Fathers Has Been Erased with Regard to Abortion. Why?

Men’s Status as Fathers Has Been Erased with Regard to Abortion. Why?

on July 29, 2019, 8:44 AM / in Opinion

By Tina Simmons “I’m a man. Abortion doesn’t affect me, and I don’t have a right to have an opinion about it.” The man speaking was my 65-year-old, ultra-conservative, male friend whom I had assumed was pro-life. Of course, the argument he voiced is common: No uterus, no right to an opinion. But is it true that only women have a […]

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Britain Tells Iran: Release Ship To ‘Come Out Of The Dark’

Britain Tells Iran: Release Ship To ‘Come Out Of The Dark’

on July 29, 2019, 8:41 AM / in International News

By Andrew MacAskill LONDON (Reuters) – Britain told Iran on Monday that if it wants to “come out of the dark” it must follow international rules and release a British-flagged oil tanker seized by its forces in the Gulf. Iranian commandos seized the Stena Impero near the Strait of Hormuz, the world’s most important waterway for oil shipments, on July […]

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A Few Thoughts On The Upcoming Presidential Election

on July 29, 2019, 8:38 AM / in Opinion

Every 4 years the two political parties fire up their propaganda machinery while the political faithful on both sides of the aisle go into a frenzy; all over the prospect of choosing who will become the next president of these states united. Actually, I find the whole thing to be akin to a form of madness that is only equaled […]

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The lure of Shark Week

The lure of Shark Week

on July 29, 2019, 8:35 AM / in Religion

By Ryan Denison Sunday night kicked off Discovery Channel‘s thirty-first season of Shark Week, seven days of programming dedicated to the aquatic monstrosities that haunt dreams and make a day at the beach just a bit more nerve-wracking. The programming is now broadcast in seventy-two countries around the world with just under thirty-five million people expected to tune in. What […]

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Sanctuary Cities Threaten the Safety of Americans

on July 29, 2019, 7:50 AM / in Opinion, State News

Right now in our country, there are thousands of individuals who are being killed, raped, assaulted, robbed, beaten, and kidnapped by criminal illegal aliens. Open borders and sanctuary policies are endangering the lives of American citizens. In this article posted in the Tennessee Star, you can read about the latest tragedies caused by these dangerous policies. It’s more urgent than […]

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Official set to become Puerto Rico governor doesn’t want job

Official set to become Puerto Rico governor doesn’t want job

on July 29, 2019, 7:44 AM / in National News

Puerto Rico Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez Garced, who is in line to replace outgoing scandal-tainted Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, said Sunday that she does not want the post. Vázquez was reluctant from the moment Rosselló announced last week that he was stepping down after two weeks of protests over corruption allegations and the surfacing of misogynistic and homophobic chat messages exchanged […]

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Trump steps up attacks, calls Cummings ‘racist’

Trump steps up attacks, calls Cummings ‘racist’

on July 29, 2019, 7:41 AM / in National News

President Trump on Sunday escalated his attacks on Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), calling the African-American chair of one of the House committees investigating the administration a “racist.” Trump provided no justification for the charge. Trump has been facing allegations of racism from Democrats over tweets in which he called Cummings’ majority-black Baltimore-area district a “rodent-infested mess” where “no human being […]

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Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats to step down

on July 29, 2019, 7:37 AM / in National News

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats is resigning, effective Aug. 15, President Trump tweeted Sunday. Trump thanked Coats for his “great service to our Country,” and said an acting director would be named soon. He also revealed that he intended to nominate Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) to replace Coats. First elected to Congress in 2014, Ratcliffe is a Trump loyalist […]

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Two American teens have accused each other of murdering an Italian officer in Rome, officials say

Two American teens have accused each other of murdering an Italian officer in Rome, officials say

on July 29, 2019, 7:34 AM / in International News

Gabriel Christian Natale-Hjorth, 18, and Finnegan Lee Elder, 19, from Mill Valley, California, were detained by police in Rome on Friday for alleged homicide and attempted extortion. Italian police say a paramilitary officer was murdered when he tried to question the pair over a theft. The encounter quickly turned deadly and the policeman was stabbed to death, officials said. Italian […]

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FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA”

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA”

on July 29, 2019, 7:32 AM / in Opinion

by Ron Ewart, President, NARLO, ©2019 (Jul. 28, 2019) — “I have embraced crying mothers who have lost their children because our politicians put their personal agendas before the national good. I have no patience for injustice, no tolerance for government incompetence and no sympathy for leaders who fail their citizens.”    Donald Trump Susan: (answering a ring at the front door with fear […]

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TFA – Meeting Notice – Thursday August 8th – Lt. Brad Wilbanks

TFA – Meeting Notice – Thursday August 8th – Lt. Brad Wilbanks

on July 29, 2019, 7:30 AM / in Announcements

The West Tennessee Regional Chapter of the TFA will hold its  August stated meeting Thursday the 8th at the Old Country Store, located in the Casey Jones Village, Jackson, TN. This month our speaker will be Lt. Brad Wilbanks, in charge of Special Programs for the District 8 Division of the Tennessee Highway Patrol.   Lt. Wilbanks will speak about changes in the […]

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Another Study Confirms…Wait for It: Criminals Break Laws

Another Study Confirms…Wait for It: Criminals Break Laws

on July 29, 2019, 7:07 AM / in National News

A recent study, funded by the National Institute of Justice and conducted by anti-gun researcher Phillip Cook, takes an interesting approach to the question of how long criminals possess a firearm before they are arrested and charged with a firearm-related crime. It is well known, and acknowledged even in this study, that for firearms recovered by law enforcement many years typically […]

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Gilroy Garlic Festival Shooting, Only Confirmed Fact : Park Was a Gun Free Zone

Gilroy Garlic Festival Shooting, Only Confirmed Fact : Park Was a Gun Free Zone

on July 29, 2019, 6:40 AM / in State News

Gilroy, California – -(AmmoLand.com)- Early reports coming over the news channels on the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting are all over the place, with eyewitness claims of machine-guns, multiple active shooters, 100 of bullets whizzing by heads, etc. All the typical hysteria we see in the first reports of any tragic mass shooting. Early Police reports are that as many as 11 […]

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$12K A Day: How White Liberals Profit From Pushing ‘White Privilege’

$12K A Day: How White Liberals Profit From Pushing ‘White Privilege’

on July 29, 2019, 6:37 AM / in National News

White liberal academics charge exorbitant speaking fees to lecture about their own “white privilege.” Robin DiAngelo, known for coining the term “white fragility,” charged the University of Kentucky $12,000 for a two-hour session. White liberal author Tim Wise received $10,000 from the University of Michigan to speak at an MLK Jr. symposium. By JAKE DIMA AND PETER HASSON  |  DAILY […]

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How Trump’s Television City started a decades-long feud between Trump and Nadler

How Trump’s Television City started a decades-long feud between Trump and Nadler

on July 29, 2019, 6:27 AM / in National News

Written by NYpost | Source: NYpost In December 1984, real estate mogul Donald Trump outlined a grand vision for what he dubbed “the greatest piece of land in urban America” — a 76-acre parcel encompassing a dilapidated rail freight yard along the Hudson River on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Trump, then 38, was determined to build 7,600 high-rise apartments, the largest […]

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Brett Kavanaugh Just did Something Rush Limbaugh can Never Forgive

Brett Kavanaugh Just did Something Rush Limbaugh can Never Forgive

on July 29, 2019, 6:07 AM / in Opinion

Rush Limbaugh never imagined this day would come. Limbaugh was one of the biggest boosters for Brett Kavanaugh during his confirmation hearing. But Brett Kavanaugh just did something that Rush Limbaugh can never forgive. During the months of May and June, the Supreme Court hands down the decisions from their final term of the year. This is usually when the […]

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