Archive for October 25th, 2019

Houston Astros fire exec who taunted reporters about domestic violence

Houston Astros fire exec who taunted reporters about domestic violence

on October 25, 2019, 8:43 AM / in Baseball

The Politically Correct Group Strike Again The Houston Astros fired an executive after Sports Illustrated reported that he repeatedly yelled about a pitcher suspended for domestic violence at a group of female reporters during a clubhouse celebration. Brandon Taubman, the assistant general manager, shouted “Thank God we got Osuna!” along with some expletives, after the team clinched a World Series […]

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Blackburn Joins GOP Senators in Blocking Democrats’ Efforts to Pass Election Security Bills

Blackburn Joins GOP Senators in Blocking Democrats’ Efforts to Pass Election Security Bills

on October 25, 2019, 8:36 AM / in State News

Senate Republicans, including U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), blocked three election security bills on Wednesday, the second time in two days they blocked such legislation, The Hill reported. U.S. Sens. Mark Warner (D-VA), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) asked for unanimous consent to pass the bills, The Hill said. “You know, it’s not a good sign if you’re doing the same thing […]

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Hawley, Blackburn Propose Moving 90 Percent Of Bureaucracy Jobs Out Of DC

Hawley, Blackburn Propose Moving 90 Percent Of Bureaucracy Jobs Out Of DC

on October 25, 2019, 8:33 AM / in National News

 By Chrissy Clark  |  The Federalist Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) and Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) have proposed new legislation to move 90 percent of federal agency jobs out of Washington, D.C. The “HIRE” bill aims to move jobs into the heartland and economically-distressed regions throughout the country. Just one day prior to the bill’s release, Hawley received backlash from mainstream media outlets for […]

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FISA Abuse Report Is ‘Lengthy’ And Has ‘Few’ Redactions, DOJ Watchdog Tells Congress

FISA Abuse Report Is ‘Lengthy’ And Has ‘Few’ Redactions, DOJ Watchdog Tells Congress

on October 25, 2019, 8:26 AM / in National News

The Justice Department inspector general’s report on possible FBI abuse of the foreign surveillance process is “lengthy,” and is likely to be made public with “few” redactions, the inspector general told lawmakers Thursday, according to a letter obtained by the Daily Caller News Foundation. Michael Horowitz, the inspector general, informed Republicans and Democrats on four congressional committees with a status update on […]

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Plan Beyond 2020 or Lose Our Rights

Plan Beyond 2020 or Lose Our Rights

on October 25, 2019, 8:20 AM / in Opinion

United States – -(AmmoLand.com)- The presidential election next year is going to be very important in determining the future of our rights. It will not be the only big story – there is the pending Supreme Court case involving gun regulations in New York City which will see a ruling issued in 2020. Second Amendment supporters need to plan for the aftermath of both of these […]

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Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week

on October 25, 2019, 8:18 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, the day of the week when I pass along a quote designed to uplift our spirits, notwithstanding the current state of Americans politics. Today’s line comes from “the Babe.” Which Babe, you ask? Well, that’s a story in itself. It’s not true, although she made the claim herself, that the great Babe Didrikson […]

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‘Mommy, What’s Abortion?’: The Powerful Effect of Life Chain

on October 25, 2019, 8:13 AM / in Religion

By Pastor Noel Muscutt San Juan Baptist Church, Port Townsend, Washington “Mommy, what’s abortion?” This is just one of the many questions asked on the first Sunday of October (or, alternately, the last Sunday of October) when over one million people create a Life Chain along the streets of cities and towns throughout the United States and Canada. The sole […]

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Desperation

Desperation

on October 25, 2019, 8:04 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Russia Will Test Its Ability to Disconnect from the Internet

Russia Will Test Its Ability to Disconnect from the Internet

on October 25, 2019, 8:03 AM / in International News

The nascent RuNet is meant to allow the country to survive an attack — and Putin to monitor and control the population. Russia will test its internal RuNet network to see whether the country can function without the global internet, the Russian government announced Monday. The tests will begin after Nov. 1, recur at least annually, and possibly more frequently. It’s […]

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The Simplest Single-Shot Pistol You’ve Ever Seen from Altor Corp.

The Simplest Single-Shot Pistol You’ve Ever Seen from Altor Corp.

on October 25, 2019, 8:00 AM / in National News

To learn more, visit AltorCorp.com. Believe us when we say, we are not necessarily condoning a single shot pistol or derringers as a means of personal protection, even though our editor owns several of different calibers, but we are always curious. The Altor Corp. is showing off an extremely simple single-shot pistol for self-defense at this year’s NASGW trade show. The […]

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France: The Headscarf Debate is Not about Headscarves

France: The Headscarf Debate is Not about Headscarves

on October 25, 2019, 7:51 AM / in International News, Opinion

by Alain Destexhe   The headscarf is, of course, just a symptom of a deeper problem: many perceive it as the symbol of an invasion by an outside culture into the public sphere. This behavior seems to worry many French people, who see it as a direct attack on their culture and identity, and a desire to live separately from the rest […]

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So like I said, the economic data yesterday was a non-event

on October 25, 2019, 7:42 AM / in National News

KENNY POLCARI So like I said, the economic data yesterday was a non-event. While weaker, the data did not cause any kind of a sell-off in the markets. Durable Goods came in weaker than expected at -1.1% (exp of -0.7%), Ex Transports came in at -0.3% (exp of -0.2%), Cap Good Ordered at -0.5% (exp of -0.1%) and Cap Goods Shipped […]

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Imperial Capital but America-First Nation

Imperial Capital but America-First Nation

on October 25, 2019, 7:37 AM / in Opinion

Is America still the world’s last superpower with global policing obligations? Or should we shuck off this imperial role and make America, again, in Jeane Kirkpatrick’s phrase, “a normal country in a normal time”? “Let someone else fight over this long blood-stained sand,” said President Donald Trump in an impassioned defense of his decision to cut ties to the Syrian […]

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The revenge of the fired Trump officials

The revenge of the fired Trump officials

on October 25, 2019, 7:16 AM / in Opinion

Matthew Walther |  The Week “President Trump is right: The deep state is alive and well.” This is the first sentence of an opinion piece that appeared recently, not in World Net Daily, but in our paper of record. The New York Times no doubt has its own perverse reasons for wanting to indulge our commander-in-chief’s fantasies about a sinister cabal undermining his administration from […]

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High winds fuel fires in California

High winds fuel fires in California

on October 25, 2019, 7:12 AM / in State News

Our thoughts, prayers and thanks to the firefighters Wildfires erupted in Northern California wine country and in other parts of the state on Thursday. The Kincade fire, fueled by wind gusts exceeding 70 miles per hour, quickly burned more than 16,000 acres in northern Sonoma County, racing through oaks and vineyards. Firefighters scrambled to contain the blaze as hot, windy, […]

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Twitter shares dive after disappointing earnings report

Twitter shares dive after disappointing earnings report

on October 25, 2019, 6:51 AM / in National News

Twitter shares plunged by nearly 21 percent on Thursday after the microblogging site posted third quarter revenue and profit that fell short of expectations. Revenue climbed to $824 million, a 9 percent increase from a year earlier but below the $874 million analysts expected, according to Refinitiv. Profit plummeted by 95 percent to 5 cents a share, down from $1.02 […]

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Barr’s review of Russia inquiry becomes a criminal investigation

Barr’s review of Russia inquiry becomes a criminal investigation

on October 25, 2019, 6:47 AM / in National News

Watch Out, Here Comes the Beef Attorney General William Barr’s administrative review of the origins of the Russia election-meddling inquiry has developed into a criminal investigation, The New York Times reported Thursday, citing two people familiar with the matter. The change will give the prosecutor in charge of the review, John Durham, the authority to subpoena witnesses and documents. He […]

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Rep. Elijah Cummings lies in state at U.S. Capitol

Rep. Elijah Cummings lies in state at U.S. Capitol

on October 25, 2019, 6:43 AM / in National News

The late Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) was honored in the U.S. Capitol on Thursday. Cummings, who died Oct. 17 at age 68, became the first African-American to lie in state on Capitol Hill. Hundreds of lawmakers filled the hall as the casket was carried in. Thousands of people then filed past to pay their respects to Cummings, the son of […]

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Lindsey Graham unveils resolution to condemn House impeachment inquiry

Lindsey Graham unveils resolution to condemn House impeachment inquiry

on October 25, 2019, 6:41 AM / in National News

Might as well be throwing water ballons…. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Thursday introduced a resolution seeking to condemn House Democrats for their impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Graham, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said the investigation was “inconsistent with due process as we know it.” He called for House Democrats to […]

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What Are You Living For?

What Are You Living For?

on October 25, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. —2 Timothy 4:7 Many people living in their twilight years suddenly realize how empty and pointless their lives have been. They’ve made some successful business deals and had some fun, but in terms of satisfying friendships or lasting accomplishments, their lives have been zero. […]

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