Archive for October 29th, 2019

Cancelled

on October 29, 2019, 8:37 AM / in Announcements, Opinion

Yesterday was the deadline for us to sign our contract with the hotel to proceed with next year’s Resurgent Gathering in Atlanta. I decided to cancel. Anyone who has registered will have their money full refunded by close of business today. As the annual conference is the way we have kept this site afloat and sustained my managing editor’s salary […]

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Was Hillary’s attack on Tulsi Gabbard part of a plot to destroy Trump?

on October 29, 2019, 8:30 AM / in Opinion

On the surface, Hillary Clinton’s “Russian asset” attack last week on Rep. Tulsi Gabbard appeared the rambling of a bitter, perhaps unhinged woman. One observer suggested that Clinton was holding a grudge because the Hawaii Democrat supported Bernie Sanders and opposed her rigging of the 2016 primary process against him. Perhaps so. Or maybe, exhibiting typical leftist intolerance of dissent, Gabbard’s anti-war stance really […]

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N.C. court rules GOP-leaning congressional maps violate state constitution

on October 29, 2019, 8:28 AM / in State News

A North Carolina court ruled Monday that the state’s congressional distract maps are invalid partisan gerrymanders and cannot be used in the 2020 elections. The ruling declaring that the districts violate the state constitution marked a major win for Democrats, who accused Republicans of drawing the maps to deprive Democrats of voting power. The U.S. Supreme Court earlier this year […]

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Official who heard Trump’s Ukraine call to testify about serious concerns

on October 29, 2019, 8:25 AM / in National News

Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, the top Ukraine expert on the National Security Council and decorated Iraq war veteran, will testify before House impeachment investigators on Tuesday that he listened to President Trump’s July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, and reported what he heard to a superior out of a “sense of duty,” according to an opening […]

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Dems shift strategy on impeachment vote

Dems shift strategy on impeachment vote

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

BY ALEXIS SIMENDINGER AND AL WEAVER The House will hold its first formal vote on the ongoing impeachment inquiry into President Trump’s actions regarding Ukraine as House Democrats look to enter a new phase of their investigation and move to take it public. Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) made the announcement in a letter to House Democrats amid complaints from across the aisle that the behind-the-scenes nature […]

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Pelosi: House to vote on impeachment process

on October 29, 2019, 8:18 AM / in National News

House Democrats will vote Thursday to formally outline the steps in their impeachment inquiry of President Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Monday. Trump and his supporters have been arguing that the investigation is not legitimate because the House has not held a vote to officially start it, and they’ve used that argument to justify telling administration officials to […]

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U.K. likely headed for rare December vote after opposition backs government calls for early election

on October 29, 2019, 8:05 AM / in International News

WOW! The United Kingdom looks to be heading for a general election days before Christmas, the latest attempt to break the country’s Brexit deadlock. The House of Commons is set to vote Tuesday night on whether to hold an early ballot in mid-December — which would be the country’s first general election in that month in almost 100 years. Hours […]

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The MOMO guys are back

on October 29, 2019, 8:02 AM / in National News, Opinion

By KENNY POLCARI The MOMO (Momentum) guys are back and they tripped over each other all day…  Stocks raced higher as the market “melted up” and earnings continue to shatter the expectations. Word that the government awarded MSFT the JEDI (Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure) contract caused a new round of buying across tech. Apple and Google surged higher during the […]

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Hill, Featured in Nude Bong Photo, Quits Congress, but Is Defended

Hill, Featured in Nude Bong Photo, Quits Congress, but Is Defended

on October 29, 2019, 7:59 AM / in National News, State News

Written by  R. Cort Kirkwood Democrat Representative Katie Hill won’t have to worry about that probe by the House Ethics Committee anymore. Under investigation for allegations that she was involved with a weaker subordinate in her office, Hill resigned yesterday. Last week, RedState and the Daily Mail published nude photos of the congresswoman and the story about Hill’s threesome with a campaign staffer and Hill’s husband. […]

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Washington: Tacoma City Council to Vote on Proposed Gun Tax

Washington: Tacoma City Council to Vote on Proposed Gun Tax

on October 29, 2019, 7:51 AM / in Announcements

On Tuesday, October 29th, the Tacoma City Council is scheduled to hold a Final Reading and vote on a proposed ordinance to tax the purchase of firearms and ammunition. Additionally, the City Council is considering an amendment to exempt manufacturers from this tax scheme, leaving local gun store owners and their law-abiding patrons to the foot the bill. All NRA members and Second […]

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Tacoma to Tax Gun Stores, Pawn Shops Out of Existence

Tacoma to Tax Gun Stores, Pawn Shops Out of Existence

on October 29, 2019, 7:45 AM / in State News

The bill proposed by Tacoma city council member Ryan Mello heads for a final reading tomorrow. If passed, it will start levying a $25 tax on every firearm sold in the city starting January 1, along with two cents per round on ammunition of .22-caliber or less, and five cents per round on all other calibers. Mello admits that his bill […]

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The Red Scare

The Red Scare

on October 29, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

  By Thomas Eddlem British essayist and humorist G.K. Chesterton noted how he was asked some invasive questions at the American embassy in London in advance of his first speaking tour in America, a tour taken in the wake of the post-World War I “Red Scare.” Chesterton explained in his 1922 book What I Saw in America: “One of the […]

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Stock Market Crash – 1929

Stock Market Crash – 1929

on October 29, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

October 29, 1929, the New York Stock Exchange crashed. Panic ensued as Wall Street sold 16,410,030 shares in a single day. Billions of dollars were lost and America plunged into the Great Depression. An estimated 15 million Americans were unemployed and nearly half of all banks failed. The Great Depression began with a rapid contraction of credit. This occurred despite the existence of the Federal Reserve which was […]

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Quote for Today, October 29th

on October 29, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“Freedom is a fragile thing and is never more than one generation away from extinction. It is not ours by inheritance; it must be fought for and defended constantly by each generation, for it comes only once to a people. Those who have known freedom and then lost it, have never known it again.”   Ronald Reagan, 40th President

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October 29th in History

October 29th in History

on October 29, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

October 29 is the 302nd day of the year (303rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 63 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Abraham of Rostov Douai Martyrs Gaetano Errico James Hannington (Anglicanism) Narcissus of Jerusalem (Roman Catholic Church) October 29 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Coronation Day (Cambodia) Republic Day (Turkey) or […]

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