Archive for August 29th, 2019

A Nonemergency of His Own Making

A Nonemergency of His Own Making

on August 29, 2019, 8:01 AM / in Opinion

By Andrew P. Napolitano Late last week, President Donald Trump issued a tweet in which he purported to order American businesses to cease doing work with their employees and contract partners in China. He claimed he was exercising presidential powers pursuant to what he contended was the national emergency surrounding the trading relationship between the United States and China. Since he […]

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Mythbusters’ Jessi Combs dies while trying to break land speed record

Mythbusters’ Jessi Combs dies while trying to break land speed record

on August 29, 2019, 7:58 AM / in People

Racer and TV personality Jessi Combs was killed when she crashed trying for a land-speed record, her team confirmed Wednesday. The 39-year-old former Mythbusters host, known as “the fastest woman on four wheels,” was trying to break the Women’s Land Speed Record of 512 mph set in 1976 by Kitty O’Neil when her 52,000 horsepower jet-powered car crashed on a […]

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Isakson announces resignation, leaving another GOP Senate seat up for grabs

Isakson announces resignation, leaving another GOP Senate seat up for grabs

on August 29, 2019, 7:55 AM / in National News, State News

Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) said in a statement Wednesday that he is resigning at the end of the year due to health problems, including Parkinson’s disease. Isakson’s retirement adds another competitive seat in the 2020 elections, when voters will choose someone to serve the rest of his term, which ends in 2022. Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.) also will be on […]

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Faith-based film distributor drops Joshua Harris’ documentary, cites ‘lack of transparency’

Faith-based film distributor drops Joshua Harris’ documentary, cites ‘lack of transparency’

on August 29, 2019, 7:52 AM / in National News, Religion

By Michael Gryboski  | Christian Post  A film distributor that specializes in family and faith-based movies announced that they are dropping the Joshua Harris documentary “I Survived I Kissed Dating Goodbye” following the best-selling author’s public decision to leave Christianity. Explorations Films, which had been distributing the Harris film, made the announcement on Monday, with spokesman Stephen Penn citing a “lack of transparency […]

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HHS Proposal Weakening Substance Abuse Priv. Rule — Wrong Direction for Patients

on August 29, 2019, 7:47 AM / in National News, Opinion

Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom Says Rather Than HHS’s Proposed Weakening of 42 CFR Part 2, All Patients Should Receive These ‘Stronger-than-HIPAA’ Protections of Private Medical Records ST. PAUL, Minn.—An effort is under way to weaken the federal regulation that for nearly 40 years has kept information about drug and alcohol treatment private. This should be a concern to all Americans, says Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom […]

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The Biggest Threat to ‘Free and Fair’ Elections: BIG Tech

The Biggest Threat to ‘Free and Fair’ Elections: BIG Tech

on August 29, 2019, 7:45 AM / in Opinion

Facebook and Google are actively undermining the integrity of national, state, and local elections. “We should be unfaithful to ourselves if we should ever lose sight of the danger to our liberties if anything partial or extraneous should infect the purity of our free, fair, virtuous, and independent elections.” —John Adams (1797) The Democrat Party and its Leftmedia propagandists have spent most of the […]

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Dorian strengthens into a hurricane as it bears down on vulnerable Puerto Rico

on August 29, 2019, 7:43 AM / in National News

Tropical Storm Dorian strengthened to a hurricane Wednesday afternoon as it threatened the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. The storm became a hurricane near the island of St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands, according to the National Hurricane Center. Forecasters say Dorian could be a Category 3 hurricane by the time it reaches the U.S. mainland over the weekend. […]

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Trump officials say children of some overseas service members won’t get automatic citizenship

on August 29, 2019, 7:40 AM / in National News

By Rebecca Kheel The children of some U.S. military members and government employees working overseas will no longer automatically be considered United States citizens, the Trump administration said Wednesday. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a policy rescinding previous guidance stating that children of U.S. service members and other government officials abroad are considered “residing in the United States” […]

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White Folks Are the Problem in America, Biden Tells Reporters

White Folks Are the Problem in America, Biden Tells Reporters

on August 29, 2019, 7:33 AM / in National News

Speaking to some reporters on Tuesday, former Vice President Joe Biden, now a candidate for the Democratic nomination for president, said, “White folks are the reason we have institutional racism. There has always been racism in America. White supremacists have always existed, they still exist.” And, in a Biden administration, this would “not be tolerated.” Biden is the front-runner for […]

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The deepest hatred of Donald Trump is silently invisible

The deepest hatred of Donald Trump is silently invisible

on August 29, 2019, 7:05 AM / in Opinion

By Lee Cary  |  Canada Free Press The deepest hatred of Trump is based on fear of the changes he makes, and threatens to make. Not just in America, but geopolitically across the industrialized world. To them, he’s an existential threat of the first order. That half of American’s voters who supported Trump in 2016 hear the harsh voices of critics, […]

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Fast Company: Silicon Valley Is Building a Communist-style ‘Social Credit’ System

Fast Company: Silicon Valley Is Building a Communist-style ‘Social Credit’ System

on August 29, 2019, 7:00 AM / in National News, Opinion

I presume that most WGEN readers check Breitbart every day but just in case —-  this is an item you need to be aware of. Especially all of you who have those techie devices and make use of them —  you are handing the CONTROLLERS all the info they want to use against you. Jackie Juntti WGEN  idzrus@earthlink.net Only our […]

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Florida union seeks 10-percent teacher pay hike, $2.4 billion increase in education funding

Florida union seeks 10-percent teacher pay hike, $2.4 billion increase in education funding

on August 29, 2019, 6:54 AM / in State News

By John Haughey | The Center Square A week after the state’s Board of Education approved a $22.3 billion fiscal year 2021 budget request, the state’s largest teachers union has crafted an alternate proposal that includes a 10-percent across-the-board pay hike for every public school employee in Florida. The salary increase is part of the Florida Education Association’s (FEA) 10-year, $22 […]

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California gender board quotas

on August 29, 2019, 6:52 AM / in National News

By Walter Olson Securities and Exchange Commissioner Hester Peirce has some critical comments on the California legislation signed by outgoing Gov. Jerry Brown last year requiring corporations to adopt gender quotas in the composition of their board of directors. She notes that research may not support one of the law’s stated rationales, that of improving financial results through better corporate governance, and […]

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The Legal RoundUp

on August 29, 2019, 6:50 AM / in National News

By Walter Olson “We’re not asking for the Wild West. We’re asking for cookies.” New Jersey is the last state without a law legalizing at least some cottage food sales [Amelia Nierenberg, New York Times] Reversing district court, Fifth Circuit panel upholds Indian Child Welfare Act against constitutional objections; dissent by Judge Owen finds a commandeering problem [Brackeen v. Bernhardt, earlier] “The Larsens’ […]

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Famous Singer Vows Not To Have Kids Till Climate Crisis is Solved!

Famous Singer Vows Not To Have Kids Till Climate Crisis is Solved!

on August 29, 2019, 6:47 AM / in National News

Submitted by MAGA Student Can we get a slow clap going? Earlier, we reported that AOC vowed to have less children because of climate change. Miley Cyrus is now vowing to not have children for the same reason. From The Blaze: Actress and musician Miley Cyrus — who is married to actor Liam Hemsworth — said that she’s not interested […]

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Trump Wastes No Time In Trolling Democrats After Kirsten Gillibrand Drops Out Of Presidential Race

on August 29, 2019, 6:39 AM / in National News, Opinion

 by Sister Toldjah  |  RedState Just days after reports that former staffers were urging Kirsten Gillibrand to end her presidential campaign, the Senator officially dropped out of the race earlier today via a video posted to Twitter: Today, I am ending my campaign for president. I am so proud of this team and all we’ve accomplished. But I think it’s important to know […]

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HAS REP. ILHAN OMAR COMMITTED A STONING OFFENSE?

HAS REP. ILHAN OMAR COMMITTED A STONING OFFENSE?

on August 29, 2019, 6:33 AM / in Religion

She is publicly Sharia-compliant. Will she ask to be stoned? The wearing of hijab is a sign of Sharia compliance, and that may mean trouble for the notorious Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN). Stoning adulterers is not “extremist”; it is Islamic law. And Ilhan Omar may be one. The New York Post reported Tuesday: A Washington, DC, mom says her political-consultant husband left […]

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Joy Reid: Hitler wasn’t stopped because people think white conservative men are normal

Joy Reid: Hitler wasn’t stopped because people think white conservative men are normal

on August 29, 2019, 6:30 AM / in Opinion

Story by  Tom Tillison |  BPR  The progressive left scoffs at the notion they are engaged in a war on straight white men, but that doesn’t prevent them from singling out the demographic on a regular basis for vile attacks. According to the perpetually aggrieved left’s critical race theory, all white people are inherently racist, but they reserved their strongest […]

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President Trump Mocks NYT Columnist Bret Stephens Over ‘Bedbug’ Controversy

on August 29, 2019, 6:20 AM / in National News

OAN Newsroom President Trump recently referenced a One America News story about another controversy at the New York Times. In a tweet Wednesday, he called disgraced columnist Bret Stephens a “lightweight journalist”and mocked him as a “tough guy.” “The infestation of bedbugs at The New York Times office” @OANN was perhaps brought in by lightweight journalist Bret Stephens, a Conservative […]

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Justice Brennan’s Footnote Gave Us Anchor Babies

on August 29, 2019, 6:09 AM / in Opinion

Major H/T to Kelleigh for this info!!!! The anchor baby scam was invented 35 years ago by liberal zealot, Justice William Brennan, who slipped a footnote into a 1982 Supreme Court opinion announcing that the children born to illegals on U.S. soil are citizens.  Unconstitutional poppycock. https://humanevents.com/2010/08/04/justice-brennans-footnote-gave-us-anchor-babies/ The louder liberals talk about some ancient constitutional right, the surer you should be […]

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