Archive for October 22nd, 2019

Jury rules against dad trying to save his 7-year-old from gender ‘transition

Jury rules against dad trying to save his 7-year-old from gender ‘transition

on October 22, 2019, 8:29 AM / in National News, State News

By Madeleine Jacob DALLAS, Texas,  (LifeSiteNews) – A jury has ruled against Jeffrey Younger, the father who is trying to protect his seven-year-old son, James, from chemical castration via a gender “transition.” This means James’ mother, Dr. Anne Georgulas, will be able to continue “transitioning” him into “Luna,” and now has full authority to start him on puberty blockers and […]

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‘More Christian than baseball player’: How Anthony Rendon balances faith and fame

‘More Christian than baseball player’: How Anthony Rendon balances faith and fame

on October 22, 2019, 8:20 AM / in Religion

Note from Dr. Jim Denison: I am grateful to my son, Ryan Denison, for writing The Daily Article this week while I am traveling. Ryan is a graduate of Baylor University and Truett Seminary and is completing his doctoral dissertation in church history at BH Carroll Theological Institute. He serves as Senior Fellow for Theology with our ministry and writes often in my […]

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On Mitt Romney, Donald Trump, and Consistency

On Mitt Romney, Donald Trump, and Consistency

on October 22, 2019, 8:17 AM / in Opinion

by Erick Erickson  |  The Resurgent In 2008, I supported my friend Fred Thompson for the presidency. Fred was a decent man with good ideas and values who had a clear eye about both Washington and conservatism. When he left the race and the choice was between Romney and McCain, I sat it out mostly till the end and ultimately […]

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Is Democracy a Dying Species?

Is Democracy a Dying Species?

on October 22, 2019, 8:08 AM / in Opinion

How does a democracy that has spawned within itself a powerful and implacable enemy deal with it? What happens when democracy fails to deliver? What happens when people give up on democracy? What happens when a majority or militant minority decide that the constitutional rights of free speech, free elections, peaceful assembly and petition are inadequate and take to the […]

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How Dare YOU!

How Dare YOU!

on October 22, 2019, 8:01 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Supreme Court throws out challenge to Michigan electoral map

on October 22, 2019, 7:58 AM / in National News, State News

BY HARPER NEIDIG  |  THE HILL The Supreme Court, in another defeat for gerrymandering reformers, overturned a lower court’s ruling that Michigan’s electoral districts are overly partisan and need to be redrawn. Monday’s order follows a June decision from the nation’s top court that found that questions related to partisan gerrymandering are not under the jurisdiction of federal courts. The new order returns […]

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Trump administration proposes collecting detained migrants’ DNA

Trump administration proposes collecting detained migrants’ DNA

on October 22, 2019, 7:42 AM / in National News

The Trump administration on Monday proposed a rule that would allow it to take DNA samples from migrants detained by immigration authorities. The data would be kept in an FBI database. The proposed rule is due to be officially published Tuesday. Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen said the proposed rule change would “help to save lives and bring criminals to justice” […]

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New witnesses to testify in Trump impeachment inquiry

New witnesses to testify in Trump impeachment inquiry

on October 22, 2019, 7:39 AM / in Opinion

This should thrill Politico At least two witnesses are expected to testify this week as part of the House of Representatives’ impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Bill Taylor, the acting U.S. ambassador to Ukraine who in text messages with Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland said it’s “crazy to withhold security assistance for help with a political campaign,” will […]

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Northern Ireland laws change on abortion, same-sex marriage

Northern Ireland laws change on abortion, same-sex marriage

on October 22, 2019, 7:35 AM / in International News

Northern Ireland legalized abortion and same-sex marriage at midnight in a major shift for a traditionally conservative territory. The occasion was marked Monday with demonstrations for and against the changes. “Thousands of women from the North have abortions every year, outside the law in their bedrooms or in England,” said Alliance for Choice spokeswoman Goretti Horgan. “They will now be […]

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Drug companies agree to pay $260 million in last-minute opioid settlement

Drug companies agree to pay $260 million in last-minute opioid settlement

on October 22, 2019, 7:29 AM / in National News

Question: To whom is this money going to? To ease the suffering of the families? What makes us think not. Under a last-minute deal reached Monday, four drug companies will pay two Ohio counties over the firms’ role in the opioid epidemic. Distributors McKesson Corp., AmerisourceBergen, and Cardinal Health settled for $215 million, while manufacturer Teva Pharmaceuticals will pay $20 […]

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Kurds vent anger at Americans withdrawing from northern Syria

Kurds vent anger at Americans withdrawing from northern Syria

on October 22, 2019, 7:15 AM / in International News, National News

Residents of a Kurdish-controlled city threw rocks and potatoes at a caravan of departing U.S. troops, shouting at the military vehicles as they passed on the way to crossing the border from Syria into Iraq. “Like rats, America is running away,” one man shouted in a video distributed by the Kurdish news agency. More than 100 U.S. military vehicles left […]

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With a little Gay Push, Buttigieg surges into three-way battle with Warren, Biden in Iowa

With a little Gay Push, Buttigieg surges into three-way battle with Warren, Biden in Iowa

on October 22, 2019, 6:45 AM / in National News

South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg surged into third place in the Democratic field in a new Iowa poll, close behind former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Calif.) in the first-in-the-nation caucus state. Biden led the pack with the support of 18 percent of likely Democratic caucus-goers in the Suffolk University/USA Today poll, which was released Monday. […]

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Netanyahu says he failed to form a new Israeli government

Netanyahu says he failed to form a new Israeli government

on October 22, 2019, 6:42 AM / in International News

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that he had failed in his effort to form a governing coalition following a near tie in last month’s elections. Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said he would let Netanyahu’s rival, former Army Chief of staff Benny Gantz, try to pull together a ruling coalition. Gantz, leader of the centrist Blue and White Party, […]

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Democrats block a GOP effort to censure Rep. Adam Schiff

on October 22, 2019, 6:40 AM / in National News

The Democratic-controlled House on Monday rejected a GOP proposal to censure Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), the chair of the House Intelligence Committee, for his handling of his committee’s part in the impeachment inquiry of President Trump. The censure measure specifically criticized Schiff’s depiction, during a Sept. 26 hearing, of the phone call in which President Trump urged Ukrainian President Volodymyr […]

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Trudeau wins second term but loses legislative majority in Canada

Trudeau wins second term but loses legislative majority in Canada

on October 22, 2019, 6:37 AM / in International News

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won a second term on Monday as his Liberal Party lost its parliamentary majority in elections but won enough seats in the House of Commons to form a new government, according to Canadian Broadcasting Company projections. Trudeau will need the support of two smaller left-leaning parties to pull together a ruling coalition. Trudeau faced a […]

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Clashes Between Spanish Forces and Catalonian Separatists Continue

Clashes Between Spanish Forces and Catalonian Separatists Continue

on October 22, 2019, 6:13 AM / in International News, Opinion

“Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable, a most sacred right — a right which, we hope and believe, is to liberate the world. Nor is this right confined to cases in […]

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Hungary Responds to Turkey’s Thuggish Threat: May “Use Force” to Repel Migrants

Hungary Responds to Turkey’s Thuggish Threat: May “Use Force” to Repel Migrants

on October 22, 2019, 6:10 AM / in International News, Opinion

Written by  Selwyn Duke Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has long used a very old tactic to advance his will: threat of invasion. A current preferred variety is the enabling of Muslim migrants’ passage into Europe, and Erdogan has again threatened this kind of cold invasion if the EU criticizes his hot invasion of Syria. But one European leader isn’t taking […]

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The Soundest Fiat Money Ever Issued

on October 22, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

Signed into law by Woodrow Wilson with four gold pens on 23 December 1913, the President remarked that the controversial Federal Reserve “measure had suffered many narrow escapes” before reaching his desk. Bernhard Thuersam The Soundest Fiat Money Ever Issued  “On the floor of the Senate the [Federal Reserve] bill encountered heavy opposition.  Senator Elihu Root, of New York, led […]

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It’s Your Choice

It’s Your Choice

on October 22, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve. – Joshua 24:15   As Joshua was nearing the end of his life, he gathered the children of Israel together at Shechem. And there, from the lips of a man who was close to death, came an appeal that throughout the centuries has moved the hearts of many. Joshua said, “Choose for […]

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October 22nd in History

October 22nd in History

on October 22, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

October 22 is the 295th day of the year (296th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 70 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays:   Christian feast day: Aaron the Illustrious (Syriac Orthodox Church) Abercius of Hieropolis Bertharius Cordula Donatus of Fiesole Marcus of Jerusalem Mary Salome Mellonius of Rouen Nunilo and Alodia Pope John Paul II […]

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