Archive for October 11th, 2019

Today’s Humor

Today’s Humor

on October 11, 2019, 9:15 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Do You Need A Crowbar?

Do You Need A Crowbar?

on October 11, 2019, 9:11 AM / in Opinion

Nothing in the world strikes me as being more absurd than people who take great pride in defending their own ignorance. In the face of overwhelming evidence I encounter people who refuse to admit that they were wrong, that their beliefs and positions on certain things were based upon bullshit and lies. It’s almost as if they are saying to […]

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Catastrophic destroyers: wars, open borders, political correctness, socialism: compliments of government!

on October 11, 2019, 9:06 AM / in Opinion

The United States of America, billed as a “peace-loving” nation, has been warring for 19 uninterrupted years destroying not only whole countries but their artifacts and murdering millions and not a whimper emanating from American citizens. Few Americans are even aware of these attacks of which none of the destroyed countries represented any remote threat to our sovereignty. The question: […]

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The Religious Right Is A Blight

on October 11, 2019, 9:03 AM / in Opinion

The Religious Right was born during the ineptitude of the Jimmy Carter presidency and came to maturity during the Bill Clinton years. It got old and feeble during the G.W. Bush years. And now under the Trump presidency, it is nothing but a rotting corpse. The Religious Right was created to be a cure, but it has become a blight. […]

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Power politics: How the blackout crisis is playing for PG&E and Gavin Newsom

Power politics: How the blackout crisis is playing for PG&E and Gavin Newsom

on October 11, 2019, 9:01 AM / in State News

This story from California Are planned blackouts for millions of Californians whenever a dry wind kicks up “the new normal”? There’s a growing, bipartisan crowd of politicians saying it had better not be. Pacific Gas and Electric Co. turned off the electricity for 2 million people this week to avoid having its power lines spark another wind-blown disaster, like the […]

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PERRY IN HOT WATER WITH DEMS

PERRY IN HOT WATER WITH DEMS

on October 11, 2019, 8:52 AM / in National News

House Democrats on Thursday subpoenaed Energy Secretary Rick Perry for documentation of his involvement with President Trump’s efforts to push the Ukrainian government to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden. Perry is the latest Trump administration official to be issued a subpoena as part of House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry, which is examining the president’s efforts to persuade the Ukrainian government […]

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Is Impeachment Now Inevitable?

Is Impeachment Now Inevitable?

on October 11, 2019, 8:48 AM / in Opinion

Declaring for impeachment also gives Biden a way to deflect questions about what son Hunter did for that $50,000 a month from a Ukrainian energy company, while Joe Biden was Barack Obama’s point man battling corruption in Ukraine. “There go the people. I must follow them, for I am their leader,” is a remark attributed to a French politician during […]

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PLANNED PARENTHOOD TO SPEND $45 MILLION DOLLARS ON 2020 ELECTION…WHY DO THEY NEED TAXPAYER MONEY?

on October 11, 2019, 8:39 AM / in National News

by Stephen Ahle |  Steadfast and Loyal In 2020, PP plans to spend $45 million dollars in an effort to defeat Trump and help the Democrats try to retake the Senate. My question is why the federal government is spending our tax dollars on PP, while they use $45 million to subsidize the Democratic party? PP would just say that […]

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GROWING GOVERNMENT TYRANNY – DEMOCRATS EMPOWER IT. REPUBLICANS ARE CLUELESS.

GROWING GOVERNMENT TYRANNY – DEMOCRATS EMPOWER IT. REPUBLICANS ARE CLUELESS.

on October 11, 2019, 8:35 AM / in Opinion

by Tom DeWeese  |  American Policy Where is the Republican Party? As insanity spews out of the Democrat Party, the long-time overseer of limited government, free enterprise and individual liberty has no response, no unified plan to counter the Democrats, and, indeed, seems confused by the Socialist antics. The only part of the long-lost Republican cause that seems to be functioning […]

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Whoopi Goldberg Shocks The World With A Statement About Conservatives

Whoopi Goldberg Shocks The World With A Statement About Conservatives

on October 11, 2019, 8:33 AM / in Opinion

by Alex Parker  |  RedState On Thursday, Whoopi Goldberg had — get ready for it — some nice things to say about the conservative cause. Yes — you read that correctly. During a discussion on The View, the ladies waxed on Ellen DeGeneres’s goofily controversial friendship with George W. Bush. That would be, the man whose image not long ago graced many a Democrat’s bumper with the added […]

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Criticism of President Trump’s Syria decision escalates: How should Christians relate to him?

Criticism of President Trump’s Syria decision escalates: How should Christians relate to him?

on October 11, 2019, 8:27 AM / in Opinion, Religion

Turkey is continuing its offensive on Kurdish-held areas of northern Syria this morning. The BBC reports that at least eleven civilians have died while tens of thousands have fled their homes. The offensive began two days ago after President Trump moved American troops out of the area. When the president announced that he was withdrawing our forces from this region, reaction was swift […]

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Oil prices spike after 2 missiles hit Iranian tanker

on October 11, 2019, 8:24 AM / in International News

Oil prices jumped by 2 percent early Friday after Iranian state news IRNA reported that two missiles had hit an oil tanker belonging to the National Iranian Oil Company in the Red Sea off the Saudi Arabian coast. Saheb Sadeghi, head of public relations at the National Iranian Tanker Company, said the projectiles “possibly” were fired from Saudi territory, although […]

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U.S., China start high-level trade talks

U.S., China start high-level trade talks

on October 11, 2019, 8:21 AM / in International News, National News

High-level U.S. and Chinese negotiators met Thursday for their first talks since July aiming to end the trade war between the world’s two biggest economies. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, representing the Trump administration, met with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He at the USTR office after a series of warnings by economists that the tit-for-tat […]

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2 Giuliani associates arrested after helping effort to investigate Biden

on October 11, 2019, 8:19 AM / in National News

Two associates of Rudy Giuliani, President Trump’s personal lawyer, have been arrested for allegedly trying to funnel foreign money to U.S. politicians, including a pro-Trump re-election committee, prosecutors revealed Thursday. The suspects, Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, helped Giuliani in his effort to dig up dirt on former Vice President Joe Biden in Ukraine. Prosecutors say Fruman and Parnas gave […]

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Trump’s EU ambassador to testify after Democrats’ subpoena

Trump’s EU ambassador to testify after Democrats’ subpoena

on October 11, 2019, 8:14 AM / in National News

A key witness in House Democrats’ ongoing impeachment inquiry will testify next week despite the State Department’s objection. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland will testify before the House on Thursday, October 17, in compliance with a congressional subpoena, according to his counsel. Notwithstanding the State Department’s current direction to not testify, Ambassador Sondland will honor the Committees’ subpoena, […]

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News from RealClear Politics October 11, 2019

News from RealClear Politics October 11, 2019

on October 11, 2019, 8:12 AM / in National News

Trump Gets Personal in Minn., Rips Bidens, Omar, Springsteen. Susan Crabtree reports on the president’s remarks at a Minneapolis rally last night. Democrats Making a Big Mistake by Rushing Impeachment. A.B. Stoddard explains why moving too quickly could backfire. Warren’s Transgender Inmate Stance Counters Her 2012 Position. Phil Wegmann has the story. Trump’s Lightweight Alternative to “Medicare for All.” In […]

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Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week

on October 11, 2019, 8:10 AM / in History

Good morning. It’s Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, the day of the week for parsing an inspirational historical quotation. Today’s comes from an unlikely source: the only U.S. president driven from office in the face of impeachment proceedings — just as he began to contemplate the possibility of not finishing his second term in the White House. The Watergate scandal was […]

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And so Trump does it again

on October 11, 2019, 8:05 AM / in Opinion

He saw that the market was getting more nervous. He saw what happened to stock futures on Wednesday evening/Thursday morning when they collapsed overnight — the Dow was down better than 300 points soon after midnight. So he begins the process of tweeting — taking it all very slowly, teasing the markets, and teasing the South China Morning Post (SCMP), […]

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‘Weapon of War’ a Subject of Historic Interest and Contemporary Relevance

‘Weapon of War’ a Subject of Historic Interest and Contemporary Relevance

on October 11, 2019, 7:28 AM / in History

“HOW ON EARTH do you accidentally create the finest sniper rifle of WWII?” author, photographer and contemporary/historic firearms authority of note Jeff John asks.  “The British did with the adoption of the No. 4 Mk I (T), the official designation of the telescopic-sighted No. 4 infantry rifle. It is arguably the most well thought out, rugged, durable and accurate of all […]

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Warren And Buttigieg Release LGBTQ Rights Plans Ahead Of CNN Town Hall

Warren And Buttigieg Release LGBTQ Rights Plans Ahead Of CNN Town Hall

on October 11, 2019, 7:26 AM / in National News

by MARY MARGARET OLOHAN  |  SOCIAL ISSUES REPORTER Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg released LGBTQ+ rights plans Thursday ahead of CNN’s LGBTQ forum. The two Democratic presidential candidates are set to attend the town hall Thursday in Los Angeles focusing on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer issues. Warren’s plan, titled “Securing LGBTQ+ Rights and Equality,” said her presidency would “lift […]

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