Archive for October 31st, 2019

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

on October 31, 2019, 7:51 AM / in History

While we are slaving away this morning, we forgot that today is Halloween…. and while the weather locally is pretty much miserable our hope is that you and your children and grandchildren have a wonderful day and a safe night. Some History About Halloween Halloween is a holiday celebrated each year on October 31, and Halloween 2019 occurs on Thursday, […]

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Protect faith-based organizations! Urge your Senators to oppose bad language in a funding bill that targets pro-life and pro-family groups

on October 31, 2019, 7:22 AM / in Announcements

Today, the Senate is scheduled to vote on an appropriations package that could increase funding for pro-abortion groups! Senator Shaheen (D-NH) has offered an amendment to the State and Foreign Operations Appropriations bill that would increase funding by $57.5 million for domestic organizations that promote abortions abroad. While the Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance, or “Mexico City Policy,” bans […]

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Tony Evans says chemo no longer an option for wife, Lois; prays for supernatural intervention

Tony Evans says chemo no longer an option for wife, Lois; prays for supernatural intervention

on October 31, 2019, 7:12 AM / in People, Religion

By Jeannie Law, Christian Post  Pastor Tony Evans is asking for all people of faith to pray for a supernatural intervention as his wife battles to defeat cancer despite chemotherapy no longer being an option. The Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship senior pastor shared the update in a letter written to his ministry friends and partners concerning his wife’s medical condition. Evans wrote, […]

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NOT the Column I Wanted to Write … A Young Patriot Departed

NOT the Column I Wanted to Write … A Young Patriot Departed

on October 31, 2019, 7:07 AM / in People

Philip’s passing leaves a large void in the lives of those who knew and loved him, and all those whom he served. “Adore God. Reverence and cherish your parents. Love your neighbor as yourself, and your country more than yourself. Be just. Be true. Murmur not at the ways of Providence. So shall the life into which you have entered […]

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‘The former CEO of trucking company Scania has warned that Sweden is heading towards civil war due to uncontrolled mass immigration’

on October 31, 2019, 7:03 AM / in International News, Opinion

COGwriter The government of Sweden does not seem to care about reporting crime statistics: October 29, 2019 In Sweden, crucial societal issues, such as who is behind the current crime epidemic, are a public taboo. Swedish authorities have only published statistics about the ethnic backgrounds of criminals twice: in 1996 and in 2005. In 2017, Minister of Justice Morgan Johansson […]

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Samuel Chase; International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church

on October 31, 2019, 7:00 AM / in Religion

Dr. Kenyn Cureton (bio) is FRC Vice President for Christian Resources with a mission to equip Christians to become “spiritually active, governance engaged conservatives” (i.e., SAGECONS). VP for Church Ministries for 13 years, Kenyn helped Tony grow Watchmen on the Wall, FRC’s nationwide church outreach, from 1,800 to over 40,000 pastors and churches. Before FRC, Kenyn was Vice President for […]

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Momentum, Not Money, in WA Gun Control Repeal Effort

Momentum, Not Money, in WA Gun Control Repeal Effort

on October 31, 2019, 6:58 AM / in Opinion, State News

(Ammoland.com)- Grassroots momentum is building fast in a the admittedly-uphill effort to repeal Washington State’s gun control Initiative 1639, but the Seattle-based gun prohibition lobby is already using the pro-rights repeal effort to raise cash to fight gun owners, and buried in a story about the new campaign in the Seattle P-I.com is a hard truth: Money matters. Money can literally buy an […]

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Feminist argues at public library males can’t become female. LGBT movement rampages

on October 31, 2019, 6:51 AM / in International News

By JONATHON VAN MAREN (LifeSiteNews) — On Tuesday evening, a massive, angry crowd gathered outside the Toronto Public Library to protest an event being held inside. Hostility and molten fury bubbled just beneath the surface as hundreds of assembled men and women, wielding signs featuring slogans such as “No Free Speech for Hate Speech” and launching into chants such as […]

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70 killed in fire on train in Pakistan

70 killed in fire on train in Pakistan

on October 31, 2019, 6:36 AM / in International News

At least 70 people were killed in a fire on a train in Pakistan early this morning. Another 30 people were injured. The flames spread quickly after a gas canister exploded as the train passed through the city of Rahim Yar Khan in Punjab, local police officer Amir Taimoor said. It was the worst disaster in 15 years for the […]

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The Fed cuts interest rates for 3rd time this year

The Fed cuts interest rates for 3rd time this year

on October 31, 2019, 6:33 AM / in National News

The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday that it would cut its target short-term interest rate by a quarter point for the third time this year. The move, which the Fed announced at the end of a two-day policy meeting, drops the target range for the federal funds rate to between 1.5 percent and 1.75 percent. The Fed said the reduction was […]

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Pentagon releases images from raid that killed ISIS leader

on October 31, 2019, 6:31 AM / in National News

The Pentagon released images Wednesday from the raid in which Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed at his hideout in Syria. The grainy black-and-white aerial video showed American special operations forces approaching the compound on foot. The video also showed airstrikes against nearby militants. One sequence shows a huge plume of smoke rising from Baghdadi’s compound after it […]

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Trump’s nominee for Russia ambassador says he wasn’t aware of pressure on Ukraine

Trump’s nominee for Russia ambassador says he wasn’t aware of pressure on Ukraine

on October 31, 2019, 6:27 AM / in National News

Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan, President Trump’s nominee for ambassador to Russia, told senators at his confirmation hearing Wednesday that he did not know about any effort by Trump to pressure Ukraine into investigating Democrats, the question that has prompted a House impeachment inquiry. Sullivan said he did know that Trump personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani had pushed for the […]

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Twitter bans all political ads

Twitter bans all political ads

on October 31, 2019, 6:24 AM / in National News

Twitter said Wednesday it was banning all political advertising from its micro-blogging site because social media ads can help politicians and organizations gain an unfair advantage. “While internet advertising is incredibly powerful and very effective for commercial advertisers, that power brings significant risks to politics, where it can be used to influence votes to affect the lives of millions,” Twitter […]

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Nationals beat Astros to win the World Series

Nationals beat Astros to win the World Series

on October 31, 2019, 6:21 AM / in Baseball

The Washington Nationals won their first World Series championship Wednesday, beating the Houston Astros 6-2 in the decisive Game 7 of the best-of-seven series. The Nationals came back from a two-run deficit with seventh-inning home runs by Anthony Rendon and Howie Kendrick, then extended their lead with another run in the eighth inning, and two in the ninth. The Nationals […]

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Democrats ask John Bolton to testify in impeachment inquiry

Democrats ask John Bolton to testify in impeachment inquiry

on October 31, 2019, 6:13 AM / in National News

House Democrats on Wednesday asked former National Security Adviser John Bolton to testify on Nov. 7 in the impeachment inquiry of President Trump. Bolton’s lawyer said Bolton would not testify “voluntarily” but would accept a subpoena. Impeachment investigators plan to ask Bolton about his reported frustration with the way Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, and other allies were pushing Ukraine […]

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House set to hold first impeachment vote today

House set to hold first impeachment vote today

on October 31, 2019, 6:11 AM / in National News

The House is expected to hold its first vote on impeachment today as lawmakers move into the next phase of an ongoing inquiry into President Trump’s decisions regarding Ukraine. Democrats want to take charge of the impeachment push and shoot down GOP complaints that the process they’re pursuing is unfair. While the resolution today will undoubtedly pass, the focus is […]

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Quote of Today

Quote of Today

on October 31, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

“For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it might cost, I am willing to know the whole truth; to know the worst, and to provide for it.” Patrick Henry Patrick Henry (May 29, 1736 – June 6, 1799) was an American attorney, planter and politician who became known as an orator during the movement for independence in Virginia in the […]

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October 31st in History

October 31st in History

on October 31, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

October 31 is the 304th day of the year (305th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 61 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Abaidas (Coptic Church) Quentin Martin Luther (Anglican Communion) Paul Shinji Sasaki and Philip Lindel Tsen (Episcopal Church (USA)) October 31 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Earliest day on which All […]

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