Archive for October 30th, 2019

Is Trump Facing a 1960s-Style Revolt?

Is Trump Facing a 1960s-Style Revolt?

on October 30, 2019, 9:43 AM / in Opinion

It is imprecise to say this city is divided over Trump. It is rather almost solidly united behind what millions of Middle Americans believe to be a deep state-media conspiracy to overturn the 2016 election and effect a coup d’etat against a president whom this city detests but fears it cannot defeat in 2020. Sunday morning, President Trump announced that […]

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SO WHY IS HE STILL THERE?

on October 30, 2019, 9:41 AM / in Opinion

Sometimes I get so damned frustrated with President Trump. This, “witness”, being interviewed by the Star Chamber kangaroo Democrat impeachment inquiry today is being described by Trump as a Never Trumper, and he is head of the Ukrainian Division of the NSC, the National Security Council.  Apparently there is another high ranking NCS member named Leticia who is described as […]

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Dark times for California: Democratic presidential candidates say they have ideas

Dark times for California: Democratic presidential candidates say they have ideas

on October 30, 2019, 9:10 AM / in National News, Opinion

Lord, God are we in trouble if he every gets close to the Presidency….. During a recent campaign stop in San Francisco, Andrew Yang asked his rally audience who was responsible for the wildfires and blackouts in California. “PG&E!” they yelled back. “This is an emblem of what’s gone wrong in the United States,” said the entrepreneur and Democratic presidential […]

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House approves Turkey sanctions in rare bipartisan rebuke of Trump

on October 30, 2019, 9:01 AM / in National News, Opinion

Getting out of an expansive war proves difficult The House on Tuesday easily approved sanctions against Turkey over its offensive in northern Syria against Kurdish forces. The measure passed 403-16 with 176 Republicans voting in support and just 15 opposing the bill. What this means:The sanctions offer a rare bipartisan rebuke of President Trump’s policies, while also underscoring the growing divide between Congress and […]

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A Reader Seconds the Motion

on October 30, 2019, 8:57 AM / in Opinion

By Hugh McInnish A Reader Seconds the Motion On my last newsletter, I got from my readers the expected response: a strongly muted response. Some were complimentary of my clearness of expression but expressed no enthusiasm for the idea. It was just too extreme for them. Many of my usual responders didn’t respond at all. Evidently there was not a […]

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Baby born in laundry room as tornado touched down in Texas: Serving God and others with humble excellence

on October 30, 2019, 8:53 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison A tornado destroyed schools, businesses, and homes in the Dallas area on Sunday night, Oct. 20. But amid the devastation, a remarkable story unfolded. CNN reports that a pregnant woman came into a birthing center in Rowlett, east of Dallas. The center’s owner said later, “It was a beautiful day outside, nothing to worry about. Then around […]

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Gun Grabbers Try Misleading Us, But America is Not Buying It: Winning the Arms Race

Gun Grabbers Try Misleading Us, But America is Not Buying It: Winning the Arms Race

on October 30, 2019, 8:51 AM / in Opinion

By Walter E. Williams Gun control did not become politically acceptable until the Gun Control Act of 1968 signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson. The law’s primary focus was to regulate commerce in firearms by prohibiting interstate firearms transfers except among licensed manufacturers, dealers, and importers. Today’s gun control advocates have gone much further, calling for an outright […]

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Atlanta Falcons Told Recent Court Ruling Invalidates Stadium Gun Ban

Atlanta Falcons Told Recent Court Ruling Invalidates Stadium Gun Ban

on October 30, 2019, 8:47 AM / in National News, State News

U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- The attorney who was successful in persuading the Georgia Supreme Court to send a gun rights case back to the lower courts has put the Atlanta Falcons on notice that its ban on guns is not permitted under state law. “In light of the Court’s ruling, the Falcons may not prohibit firearms at Mercedes-Benz Stadium,” John Monroe, writing on behalf of […]

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Georgia Senate Candidate Teresa Tomlinson Hires Finance Chair Involved in Finance Scandal

Georgia Senate Candidate Teresa Tomlinson Hires Finance Chair Involved in Finance Scandal

on October 30, 2019, 8:44 AM / in Opinion, State News

by Erick Erickson Teresa Tomlinson, former mayor of Columbus, GA, hired Steve Leeds to be her national finance chair. This comes as Tomlinson fails to meet her own fundraising goals. She is now lagging newcomer Jon Ossoff. Tomlinson is running against Senator David Perdue and had tried to raise enough money to scare off challengers. That failed. Leeds helped both former Senator Max Cleland and failed […]

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Nationals beat Astros to force World Series Game 7

Nationals beat Astros to force World Series Game 7

on October 30, 2019, 8:40 AM / in Baseball

The Washington Nationals beat the Houston Astros 7-2 in Game 6 of the World Series on Tuesday. The Nationals’ win evened the series at 3-3 and forced a decisive Game 7. Adam Eaton and Juan Soto hit solo homeruns off the Astros’ Justin Verlander in the fifth to help the Nationals take the lead after trailing 2-1. Stephen Strasburg pitched […]

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Papadopoulos files paperwork to run for Rep. Katie Hill’s seat

Papadopoulos files paperwork to run for Rep. Katie Hill’s seat

on October 30, 2019, 8:38 AM / in National News, State News

Former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos, who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI in its Russia investigation, filed paperwork to run for the House seat vacated by Rep. Katie Hill (D-Calif.). Hill announced her resignation this week as she faced an ethics investigation over an alleged affair with a staffer. Papadopoulos did not immediately comment, but he tweeted on […]

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NCAA votes to consider letting athletes profit off their likeness

NCAA votes to consider letting athletes profit off their likeness

on October 30, 2019, 8:36 AM / in National News

Another bad idea enacted The NCAA Board of Governors voted unanimously Tuesday to let college athletes profit from their name, image, and likeness, subject to certain guidelines. Student-athletes largely will have to be treated similarly to non-athlete students, education must remain a priority, rules should be “transparent, focused, and enforceable” while facilitating “fair and balanced competition,” and there must be […]

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Coal company Murray Energy files for bankruptcy protection

Coal company Murray Energy files for bankruptcy protection

on October 30, 2019, 8:33 AM / in National News

Coal giant Murray Energy filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Tuesday despite regulatory breaks from the Trump administration. President Trump has long vowed to bring back coal jobs and end what he called the “war on coal” being waged by Democrats. But Murray, based in Ohio, continued to struggle as utilities switched from coal to cheaper and cleaner alternatives, […]

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Judge blocks Alabama law banning nearly all abortions

Judge blocks Alabama law banning nearly all abortions

on October 30, 2019, 8:30 AM / in National News, State News

Judge Myron Thompson of the U.S. District Court in Middle Alabama on Tuesday temporarily blocked Alabama’s strict new abortion law, which would have prohibited nearly all abortions in the state. The law, signed by Gov. Kay Ivey (R) in May, would make it a felony to perform an abortion unless a woman’s health is at risk, with no exception for […]

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De Blasio & NYC Marxists: Weaponizing Kids With Race Theory, Gender Theory, Doomsday Environmentalism

De Blasio & NYC Marxists: Weaponizing Kids With Race Theory, Gender Theory, Doomsday Environmentalism

on October 30, 2019, 8:25 AM / in National News, Opinion, State News

By William Jasper Forget the 3Rs. Reading, ’Riting and ’Rithmatic are being replaced by the 5Rs: Race, Resources, Relationships, Restorative Justice, and Representation. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Education Chancellor Richard Carranza are turning the Big Apple’s school system (the largest in the nation, with 1.1 million students) into a political boot camp for churning out legions […]

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At CPAC Memphis, Gov. Bill Lee defends block grant proposal

At CPAC Memphis, Gov. Bill Lee defends block grant proposal

on October 30, 2019, 8:14 AM / in State News

Samuel Hardiman | Memphis Commercial Appeal We, collectively, are going to be serious about this issue. When legislators and newspapers consider Medicaid as plus to the state of Tennessee, we begin to wonder where their loyalty lies… does it lay with a heavily bureaucratic medical nightmare or with the working population of Tennessee? The bureaucratic nightmare spends large amounts in […]

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SCS votes to revoke Southwest Early College HS charter at end of school year; school plans to appeal

on October 30, 2019, 6:57 AM / in State News

This falls under the title of “EDUCATION” Laura Testino  |  Memphis Commercial Appeal The Shelby County Schools Board voted to revoke the charter for Southwest Early College High School on Tuesday, effective May 2020 at the end of the current school year. The school intends to appeal the board’s decision. The 5-3 decision Tuesday came at the end of a […]

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Davidson County will no longer house ICE detainees

on October 30, 2019, 6:50 AM / in State News

NASHVILLE (WSMV) – Davidson County Sheriff Daron Hall announced Tuesday that as of December 1, the county will no longer honor a contract to house  Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees. This move comes after a meeting with local advocacy groups, Mayor John Cooper, Metro Council members, and internal stakeholders. “The continued confusion and hyper-political (continue reading) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — […]

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The Perversion of the Days: Eyes Wide Shut

The Perversion of the Days: Eyes Wide Shut

on October 30, 2019, 6:48 AM / in Opinion

The day Jeffrey Epstein turned up dead in a New York jail cell, I decided I needed to write something about Eyes Wide Shut (1999), Stanley Kubrick’s last and weakest movie. Epstein has quickly faded from the headlines, so let me remind you briefly of who he was. Epstein was an American Jew who enjoyed immense wealth from unknown sources, hob-knobbed with the global […]

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Tennessee’s academic progress stalls, nation’s new education report card shows

Tennessee’s academic progress stalls, nation’s new education report card shows

on October 30, 2019, 6:38 AM / in State News

Now here is something that is not news…… The report written by Jason Gonzales, Nashville Tennessean tells a bleak story about education improvements or lack of  over the past several years. Tennessee’s academic progress has stalled. Six years ago the state touted its rapid reading and math acceleration against the rest of the nation. Now, progress has hit a plateau, according to […]

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