Archive for October 23rd, 2019

ACTION ALERT: NO SPEECH FOR YOU!

on October 23, 2019, 9:17 PM / in Announcements

In a few hours, the House of Representatives will vote on the so-called SHIELD Act (H.R. 4617) legislation, creating new federal regulations on campaigns and online political advertising — including issue advocacy ads run by groups like Campaign for Liberty. The sponsors of this bill claim the regulations will shield the American political process from foreign interference. . . But […]

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West Point cadet, missing for 5 days, found dead

West Point cadet, missing for 5 days, found dead

on October 23, 2019, 8:27 AM / in State News

By Matt Spillane, Rockland/Westchester Journal News WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – A West Point cadet who had been missing since Friday was found dead Tuesday night at the U.S. Military Academy, the school said. Cadet Kade Kurita, a 20-year-old from Gardena, California, was found dead at 9:47 p.m., West Point said in a statement Wednesday. The school has not commented on the circumstances […]

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Judge expected to rule Nov. 18 in Sedley Alley DNA case

Judge expected to rule Nov. 18 in Sedley Alley DNA case

on October 23, 2019, 8:23 AM / in State News

Shelby County Criminal Court Judge Paula Skahan heard arguments Monday on whether DNA testing should be allowed in a firstof-its-kind case that could result in the exoneration of a man executed for a 34-year-old murder. Attorneys for April Alley and the state presented arguments in the case involving Alley’s father, Sedley Alley, who was executed by Tennessee in 2006. Skahan […]

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AMERICA’S MARCH TO PERVERSION AND CHILD ABUSE

on October 23, 2019, 7:58 AM / in Opinion

The following article in the Washington Examiner is proof of why we never should have accepted homosexuality in our society.  When you ignore the warnings and wisdom of God’s instruction, this is what you get. Here we have a seven year-old male child whose mother thinks should be altered chemically to a female named Luna.  A child that young has […]

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Another Journalist Says NBC ‘Silenced’ Her Rape Story

Another Journalist Says NBC ‘Silenced’ Her Rape Story

on October 23, 2019, 7:56 AM / in National News

Journalist Sil Lai Abrams accused NBC News of killing a story about sexual assault allegations she made against two well-known men in 2018. Abrams wrote about the allegations in an op-ed published Monday by The Daily Beast. The allegations add to previous reports by investigative journalist Ronan Farrow that NBC News also killed a story about sexual assault allegations against now-disgraced […]

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Bloods member busted after making threatening gestures to federal robbery trial witness in open court, say prosecutors

Bloods member busted after making threatening gestures to federal robbery trial witness in open court, say prosecutors

on October 23, 2019, 7:51 AM / in State News

Authorities say he made a point from across the courtroom with his finger: Keep testifying against my relative, and you’re dead. A Bloods member aimed his finger like a gun and mimed shooting when an accomplice-turned-government-witness took the stand during a federal robbery trial in Brooklyn, prosecutors alleged Monday. Kysheeq Randolph, 23, allegedly made the wordless threat Friday during the […]

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EPA chief touts benefits of deregulation for environment

EPA chief touts benefits of deregulation for environment

on October 23, 2019, 7:48 AM / in National News

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief Andrew Wheeler took to the microphone Tuesday to espouse the benefits of deregulation. Wheeler, speaking to the Detroit Economic Club, said he is often asked how the agency can protect the environment by rolling back regulations. “This question assumes that regulation is the only path to environmental protection,” Wheeler said. “Innovation and technology have led […]

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Three Bills in Congress Could Be Used to Unconstitutionally Establish a National Patient ID

on October 23, 2019, 7:46 AM / in National News

Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF) throws its full support behind efforts, like U.S. Sen. Rand Paul’s latest proposed legislation, that prevent the development and creation of a Unique Patient Identifier (UPI), also known as a National Patient ID. If a UPI existed in Lord of the Rings’ Middle-earth, “One Number to rule them all” would have been the central plot element in J. R. R. Tolkien’s trilogy. […]

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Beto O’Rourke claims 1964 Civil Rights Act forces churches to affirm LGBT dogma

on October 23, 2019, 7:43 AM / in National News

By Calvin Freiburger Over the weekend, Democrat presidential candidate Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke walked back his recent threat to eliminate tax-exempt status for churches that hold to a biblical understanding of marriage, but made clear that his stance was largely unchanged by interpreting the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as requiring churches to indulge homosexuality and gender confusion. During a […]

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Kellogg announces special pro-gay breakfast cereal to raise money for ‘LGBTQ advocacy work’

Kellogg announces special pro-gay breakfast cereal to raise money for ‘LGBTQ advocacy work’

on October 23, 2019, 7:38 AM / in National News

By Calvin Freiburger (LifeSiteNews) – The iconic cereal brand Kellogg is embarking  on its most high-profile foray yet into the world of identity politics with the announcement of specially packaged cereal meant to support the left-wing, pro-LGBT lobbying group GLAAD. All Together cereal is a limited-edition variety pack of Corn Flakes, Froot Loops, Frosted Flakes, Frosted Mini Wheats, Raisin Bran, and Rice […]

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Second Amendment Supporters Should Be Faithful and Flexible

Second Amendment Supporters Should Be Faithful and Flexible

on October 23, 2019, 7:28 AM / in Opinion

(AmmoLand.com)- Sometimes, defending the Second Amendment is a balancing act. In fact, this is the case far more often than not, and the best techniques are those that hit the right spot in a given situation. After all, we Second Amendment supporters rightly object to being lumped in with those who misuse their rights to commit horrific acts, especially when anti-Second Amendment extremists […]

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U.S. diplomat William Taylor implicates Trump | Trump ignites firestorm in Congress with ‘lynching’ remark

on October 23, 2019, 7:16 AM / in National News

By Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver A top U.S. diplomat offered House impeachment investigators his notes, documents and lengthy testimony on Tuesday, which Democratic lawmakers described as potentially compelling evidence that President Trump abused his powers while delaying U.S. military aid in an attempt to get Ukraine to dig up dirt on a political rival. William Taylor, the U.S. chargé […]

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Hong Kong legislators officially scrap extradition bill that prompted protests

on October 23, 2019, 7:09 AM / in International News

Hong Kong lawmakers on Wednesday formally withdrew a bill that would have allowed the extradition of criminal suspects to mainland China. The proposal was the spark for months of unrest. The bill was suspended after weeks of massive protests, but pro-democracy activists have continued to hold rallies and clash with police. Demonstrators are calling on the government to meet a […]

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Anonymous Trump administration op-ed writer has a book coming out

on October 23, 2019, 6:26 AM / in National News

The anonymous Trump administration official who wrote an op-ed published in The New York Times just over a year ago describing internal resistance to President Trump has written a book due to be published next month. In the op-ed, the author said senior Trump administration officials were “working diligently from within to frustrate parts of his agenda and his worst […]

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39 bodies found in U.K. truck container, sparking murder probe

39 bodies found in U.K. truck container, sparking murder probe

on October 23, 2019, 6:21 AM / in International News

LONDON — British police have launched a murder investigation after the bodies of 39 people were found in a truck container outside of London. The truck was discovered at an industrial park in the early hours of Wednesday morning local time, and all 39 people inside were found dead at the scene, police said. The driver, a 25-year old-man from […]

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Police Groups Oppose Beto’s Plan to Confiscate Guns

Police Groups Oppose Beto’s Plan to Confiscate Guns

on October 23, 2019, 6:14 AM / in National News

Written by  Steve Byas Several police and other local law-enforcement organizations have said they would ignore a presidential order from Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke to send them into private homes to confiscate firearms. Back in September, O’Rourke responded, “Hell, yes,” to a question at a Democratic Party presidential debate about whether he would, as president, take guns away from […]

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Tech Companies Accelerating Their Exodus From China

Tech Companies Accelerating Their Exodus From China

on October 23, 2019, 6:11 AM / in International News, National News

In July, CNBC reported that more than 50 companies had moved some, most, or all of their manufacturing facilities out of China in response to President Trump’s tariffs. Combined with rising wages in China, the business environments in Vietnam, India, Korea, and elsewhere in Asia are looking more and more attractive to companies caught in the crossfire. At the time, personal computer […]

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Quote for Today October 23rd

Quote for Today October 23rd

on October 23, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” Mark Twain Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called “the Great […]

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Lending a Hand

on October 23, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

Good morning, it’s Monday, October 23, 2017. I’m writing today from New Orleans where yesterday I toured the National World War II Museum. I’ve visited it previously, but viewing the exhibits through the prism of our nation’s current political disunity was a different experience. I couldn’t help but wonder what it will take to get Americans pulling in the same […]

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October 23rd in History

October 23rd in History

on October 23, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

October 23 is the 296th day of the year (297th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 69 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius James the Just (Lutheran/Episcopal Church) Giovanni da Capistrano Ignatius of Constantinople Severin of Cologne October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Chulalongkorn Day (Thailand) Day of […]

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