Archive for October 14th, 2019

Mind Over Matter

on October 14, 2019, 10:11 AM / in Opinion

By Bionic Mosquito Just some notes from a video by Paul VanderKlay (PVK): Mind, Matter, Math and Secularism as Amnesiac Christianity.  He analyzes a video of a discussion between William Lane Craig and Roger Penrose.  Penrose is the agnostic, with a view that mathematics can explain everything and is the basis of everything; Craig offers an interesting – and a bit frustrating for Penrose […]

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Schiff says whistleblower might not need to testify

Schiff says whistleblower might not need to testify

on October 14, 2019, 10:07 AM / in National News

House Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) suggested Sunday that the whistleblower who called attention to President Trump’s push to have Ukraine investigate former Vice President Joe Biden might not testify to Congress due to safety concerns. Trump has doubled down on his demand to know the person’s identity, and Democrats have said they feared that Trump’s Republican allies in […]

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U.S. to evacuate all 1,000 troops from northern Syria

U.S. to evacuate all 1,000 troops from northern Syria

on October 14, 2019, 10:04 AM / in International News

The U.S. is “preparing to evacuate” all 1,000 American troops from northern Syria, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday on CBS News’ Face the Nation. The statement came as Turkey expanded its military attacks on U.S.-allied Kurdish forces in the region. Before the offensive, President Trump announced the U.S. was moving about 50 Americans who were embedded with Kurdish-led militia, […]

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Kurds strike deal with Russia-backed Syrian government

on October 14, 2019, 10:02 AM / in International News

The Kurdish-led militia that fought alongside U.S. troops against the Islamic State has reached a protection deal with the Russia-allied Syrian government. The alliance-shifting agreement came after President Trump’s decision to move American forces out of northern Syria, which cleared the way for Turkey to launch an assault against the Kurds, whom Ankara considers terrorists. Under the protection agreement, announced […]

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Warren’s Tax Dodge; Defending Due Process

Warren’s Tax Dodge; Defending Due Process

on October 14, 2019, 10:00 AM / in National News

Real Clear Politics Why the “Medicare for All” Tax Question Matters. Bill Scher writes that Elizabeth Warren’s dodge on the specifics of cost is politically understandable, but unhelpful to voters and policymakers. Trump Defends Due Process From Congressional Usurpation. Frank Miele applauds the letter presidential attorney Pat Cipollone sent to Nancy Pelosi last week defending a foundational principle of the […]

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The O’Connor Gambit

The O’Connor Gambit

on October 14, 2019, 9:53 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. Thirty-nine years ago today, a Republican presidential candidate made a momentous campaign promise. It was a pledge originating, as most of them do, from the exigencies of trying to fashion a winning message. This particular bit of campaign-trail theater had its origins in a conversation between former California Gov. Ronald Reagan and his […]

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Pork Chops ‘Benevento Style’

Pork Chops ‘Benevento Style’

on October 14, 2019, 9:48 AM / in Food

Pork chops all over the news — Give this one a try. Benevento is a city in the region of Campania in the South Eastern region of Italy. Benevento is 50 km northeast of Naples and sits atop a hill with a beautiful view of the valley below and is at the cross section of the Sabato and Calore Irpino […]

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Stocks surged on Friday and surged some more as the speculation over the state of trade was building

Stocks surged on Friday and surged some more as the speculation over the state of trade was building

on October 14, 2019, 9:45 AM / in International News, National News

KENNY POLCARI, EDITOR Stocks surged on Friday and surged some more as the speculation over the state of trade was building. What would we hear?  What would they announce? Was this going to be THE TRADE DEAL that we have been waiting 20 months for? Was there really going to be a breakthrough?  And adding excitement to the day was […]

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From the Kangaroo Court

From the Kangaroo Court

on October 14, 2019, 9:42 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Maine Man Challenges Gun Ban For Medical Marijuana Users

on October 14, 2019, 9:40 AM / in State News

by Cam Edwards  |  Bearing Arms A 58-year old man from Maine is challenging the state’s ban on gun possession for those who are “an unlawful user of or is addicted to any controlled substance and as a result is prohibited from possession of a firearm”, arguing that individuals like himself who are certified medical marijuana users are unconstitutionally losing […]

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Freedom Index on Tennessee Representatives in Washington DC Oct 14, 2019

Freedom Index on Tennessee Representatives in Washington DC Oct 14, 2019

on October 14, 2019, 9:25 AM / in National News, State News

Sen. Lamar Alexander – 51% Dist.1: David Roe – 68% Dist.2: Tim Burchett – N/A Dist.3: Charles Fleischmann – 61% Dist.4: Scott DesJarlais – 75% Dist.5: Jim Cooper – 21% Dist.6: John Rose – N/A Dist.7: Marsha Blackburn – 64% Dist.7: Mark Green – N/A Dist.8: David Kustoff – 53% Dist.9: Steve Cohen – 22%

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Week Update from Congressman David Kustoff

Week Update from Congressman David Kustoff

on October 14, 2019, 9:20 AM / in Announcements

Dear Friends, This week, the White House sent a letter to House Democrats in response to their unfair and illegitimate impeachment proceedings. House Democrats are taking our democracy down a dangerous path with this impeachment inquiry. They have abused due process and standard House procedures. The American people deserve better, and I will continue to work with President Trump to fight for […]

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You Have a Mission

You Have a Mission

on October 14, 2019, 9:15 AM / in Opinion

Gregory Hood, American Renaissance Adapted from recent remarks. “What if we rounded up all suspected white domestic supremacist terrorists and took their kids from them and put them in camps and molested and starved them? Just curious.” This was a recent tweet from former Democrat congressional candidate Dayne Steele. “The Founding Fathers were white nationalist terrorists,” tweeted Professor Nelson Flores. Popular author Joanna Schroeder urged […]

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MCRP October Meeting!

on October 14, 2019, 9:02 AM / in Announcements

Chairman’s Corner Larry Lowrance You are invited to attend the October  MCRP Meeting!    City Council Budget Committee Chairman, Paul Taylor  will be our guest speaker.  We hope to see you there!  Monday, October 14th 11:30 A.M. Rock’n Dough

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The Queensridge Quagmire: Badlands Fight a Bad Deal for Vegas Taxpayers

The Queensridge Quagmire: Badlands Fight a Bad Deal for Vegas Taxpayers

on October 14, 2019, 9:00 AM / in State News

(Chuck Muth) – Most people have at least heard of the monster-mash brawl between the owner of the Badlands golf course in northwest Las Vegas and the homeowners who bought million-dollar-plus luxury homes in the development that surrounds it. But most people also don’t really understand what the brouhaha is all about.  The minute terms such as “inverse condemnation” are uttered, […]

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Hunter Biden to step down from Chinese-backed firm, will forgo foreign business if dad is elected

on October 14, 2019, 8:56 AM / in National News

Biden’s attorney wrote that Hunter “never anticipated the barrage of false charges against both him and his father by the president of the United States.” Joe Biden’s son Hunter Biden will step down from a Chinese-backed private equity firm, his lawyer said in a statement posted to Medium defending the former vice president’s son’s work abroad for the first time since it […]

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Mexican Cartels Reach New Lows In The Face of Impending Border Wall

on October 14, 2019, 8:54 AM / in State News

By Daphne Moon  |  RedRightVideos  So if you’re a Colombian cartel boss, what’s next? Disguising your couriers as nuns and stuffing their habits with pounds of yeyo, of course. Sadly, that brilliant scheme didn’t work out so well either. The problem was when a flight landed at Colombia’s San Andres Island last weekend, security guards immediately noticed that a group of three […]

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RESEARCH & COMMENTARY: CALIFORNIA BRINGS TELEHEALTH REFORMS TO MEDI-CAL

RESEARCH & COMMENTARY: CALIFORNIA BRINGS TELEHEALTH REFORMS TO MEDI-CAL

on October 14, 2019, 8:48 AM / in Opinion, State News

By Matthew Glans In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines new guidelines recently introduced in California that take several major steps towards expanding the use of telehealth in Medi-Cal, California’s Medicaid program. Over the past year, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has aggressively shifted its policies in favor of increasing the use of telemedicine and telehealth services […]

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California blackouts expose the total scam of solar panels: They don’t work when the grid goes down

on October 14, 2019, 8:45 AM / in Opinion

by Mike Adams (Natural News) Solar panels are largely a scam. And over the last week, thousands of solar panel owners in California are colliding with that sobering reality as they realize solar panels don’t work when the power grid goes down. That’s because nearly all residential and commercial solar systems are “grid-tie” systems that feed power to the grid, not […]

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You bet your life: Four killed, five injured in gruesome early morning shooting at illegal Brooklyn gambling den, suspect in custody

You bet your life: Four killed, five injured in gruesome early morning shooting at illegal Brooklyn gambling den, suspect in custody

on October 14, 2019, 8:43 AM / in State News

By NICHOLAS WILLIAMS, WESLEY PARNELL, THOMAS TRACY and LARRY MCSHANE  | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS  The deck was stacked against them. Four Brooklyn gamblers drew a dead man’s hand early Saturday when an enraged player opened fire inside an illegal Brooklyn gambling den just before sunrise, authorities said. Bodies were scattered across the club and playing cards still lying on the tables when cops arrived […]

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