Archive for December 2nd, 2019

Former Polish President: Burisma Hired Hunter Biden for His Last Name

Former Polish President: Burisma Hired Hunter Biden for His Last Name

on December 2, 2019, 10:56 AM / in International News, National News

Written by  R. Cort Kirkwood The former president of Poland has confessed that Burisma Holdings hired Hunter Biden (shown) for one reason: He is former Vice President Joe Biden’s son. Though Aleksander Kwasniewski also told the Associated Press on Thursday that Hunter Biden never mentioned using his father to help the natural gas company, the admission confirms what everyone knows: Burisma didn’t hire […]

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When We Lie to Ourselves

on December 2, 2019, 10:54 AM / in Opinion

The tar baby There are opportunists in this world who make us act against our own consciences, immoral people who know that most of us are basically moral, so they play upon our compassion and get us to act contrary to our own best interests. These are people who urge us to remember our own better natures, yet have no […]

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Here’s what 17 school districts said they’d do with federal funding for school integration.

on December 2, 2019, 10:39 AM / in National News

Chalkbeat Read our full story about what happened to this program here. The U.S. Department of Education provided Chalkbeat with copies of applications that were submitted for the Opening Doors, Expanding Opportunities grant program in 2017. The $12 million initiative was meant to help school districts start or continue efforts to make schools more socioeconomically diverse. Chalkbeat looked at the […]

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Federal Debt Up $1.3 Trillion Since Last Thanksgiving; $10,137 Per Household

Federal Debt Up $1.3 Trillion Since Last Thanksgiving; $10,137 Per Household

on December 2, 2019, 10:10 AM / in National News

The federal debt has increased by $1,303,466.578.471.45 since last Thanksgiving, according to data released by the U.S. Treasury. That is the largest Thanksgiving-to-Thanksgiving increase in the debt in nine years. The last time the debt increased more from Thanksgiving to Thanksgiving was in 2010, when it increased by $1,785,995,360,978.10. It also equals approximately $10,137.48 per household in the United States.  

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A Christmas Story

A Christmas Story

on December 2, 2019, 9:57 AM / in Announcements, Local News

Preview Party for A Christmas Story Wednesday December 18, 2019 Come watch the final dress rehearsal for “A Christmas Story” and enjoy catered heavy hors d’oeuvres and beverages. You will enjoy an intimate performance in a much more casual atmosphere and can mix and mingle with the actors after the show. During intermission, there will be coffee and desserts!! Jackson Theatre […]

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The Trouble with Judges and Judging Them: Part IV

The Trouble with Judges and Judging Them: Part IV

on December 2, 2019, 9:47 AM / in Opinion

As noted in Part III of this series, the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s terribly flawed “Judging the Judges” project, unfortunately, was not conducted by the RJ or its reporters. It was actually produced by the Women’s Research Institute of Nevada, whose stated mission on its website “is to understand and improve the lives of women and girls in our state through research, education, and action.” […]

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Trump is Furious: Issues Stern Warning to Liberal States

Trump is Furious: Issues Stern Warning to Liberal States

on December 2, 2019, 9:41 AM / in National News, Opinion

More states are beginning to fight the federal government and ICE agents as they move in to arrest and remove illegals at courthouses and jails all across the country. The more resistance that the states have towards securing the country the worse it is going to get for the areas where the illegals feel safe. Attorney General Barr and Chad […]

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Bullock drops White House bid, won’t run for Senate

Bullock drops White House bid, won’t run for Senate

on December 2, 2019, 9:15 AM / in National News

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock (D) on Monday formally dropped out of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, ending a longshot campaign that failed to catch fire even as he attracted support from senior party officials and operatives. Bullock, 53, was the only candidate in the Democratic contest who won election in a red state on the same day President […]

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Biden is counting on the South

Biden is counting on the South

on December 2, 2019, 9:12 AM / in National News

By Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver As he slips in the key early voting states, former Vice President Joe Biden is counting on his firewall in South Carolina to help him take home the Democratic nomination even though Democrats are warning that if Biden doesn’t perform well in Iowa and New Hampshire, his lead in the Palmetto State could be […]

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New Study: Trump Supporters Are Insecure, Impotent, and Their Wives Are Possibly Sleeping Around on Them

on December 2, 2019, 9:05 AM / in National News, Opinion

by streiff   |   RedState One of the few contributions to modern society is to serve as a test bed to prove just how silly and inane “academic” research has become. Usually the format is to pick some “woke” topic and construct a “research design” calculated to show that anyone holding a contrary view is somehow suspect. The Trump presidency has a […]

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Deadly winter storm moves into the Northeast

Deadly winter storm moves into the Northeast

on December 2, 2019, 9:00 AM / in National News

A deadly winter storm is hitting the Northeast with snow and ice on Monday, forcing airlines to cancel hundreds of flights as the last travelers return from Thanksgiving trips. The storm disrupted holiday travel for days after hitting the West Coast as a powerful “bomb cyclone” and pushing through the Plains and the Midwest. In New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo […]

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Sestak ends presidential bid

Sestak ends presidential bid

on December 2, 2019, 8:57 AM / in National News

Former Rep. Joe Sestak, a retired three-star admiral, ended his longshot campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday. “Without the privilege of national press, it is unfair to ask others to husband their resolve and to sacrifice resources any longer,” Sestak tweeted. Sestak announced his candidacy in June, but never mustered enough support to make it onto the stage in […]

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Bloomberg Bought Virginia Legislators to Introduce Confiscatory Gun Ban

Bloomberg Bought Virginia Legislators to Introduce Confiscatory Gun Ban

on December 2, 2019, 8:55 AM / in Opinion, State News

Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Michael Bloomberg’s bought and paid for Virginia legislators have wasted no time introducing legislation that would make the Old Dominion’s gun laws worse than those of the billionaire’s home state of New York. SB 16, introduced by Sen. Richard L. Saslaw, would create a total ban on commonly-owned semi-automatic firearms, like the AR-15. Even worse, the ban would even extend to common firearm parts. The […]

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Who Are the Racists?

Who Are the Racists?

on December 2, 2019, 8:43 AM / in Opinion

Former presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke said that racism in America is “foundational” and that people of color were under “mortal threat” from the “white supremacist in the White House.” Pete Buttigieg chimed in to explain that “systemic racism” will “be with us” no matter who is in the White House. Senator Cory Booker called for “attacking systemic racism” in the […]

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Rand Paul’s Gov’t Waste Report: $22M on Serbian Cheese, $500K on ‘Operation Golden Potty’ & Millions More

on December 2, 2019, 8:26 AM / in National News

By C. Douglas Golden  |  Western Journal It’s been a minor holiday tradition for those of us who still care about government waste to peruse Kentucky GOP Sen. Rand Paul’s list of government waste, either for the year or just for autumn. And these days, much like just about every year since Calvin Coolidge was hanging out in 1600 Pennsylvania, […]

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Things to know Monday, December 2, 2019

on December 2, 2019, 7:55 AM / in National News

by KENNY POLCARI Things you need to know: Nothing new on trade (yet) – Markets rising Better economic data out of China and Europe Black Friday “Online Sales” top $7 billion – what were “In-Store Numbers?”) Oil rebounding after last week’s mashing Try the Chicken Scarpariello Stocks surged to a one of largest monthly gains since June. Indexes ended the […]

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Malta prime minister resigns after protests over journalist’s murder

Malta prime minister resigns after protests over journalist’s murder

on December 2, 2019, 7:24 AM / in International News

Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat announced his resignation on Sunday under pressure over a 2017 car bombing that killed anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. Muscat said he would step down as leader of the governing Labor Party on Jan. 12, and “in the days after I will resign as prime minister.” Hours before the announcement, nearly 20,000 people protested in […]

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Cyber Monday sales expected to exceed Black Friday’s online record

Cyber Monday sales expected to exceed Black Friday’s online record

on December 2, 2019, 7:21 AM / in National News

U.S. retailers are offering big discounts on Cyber Monday, hoping to outpace record Black Friday online sales of $7.4 billion. The Black Friday record marked the second biggest online shopping day ever seen in the U.S., second only to last year’s Cyber Monday mark of $7.9 billion, according to Adobe Analytics data. Online sales have increased by 20 percent over […]

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Death toll in Mexico attack rises to at least 20

on December 2, 2019, 7:18 AM / in International News

The death toll from weekend gun battles between Mexican security forces and drug-cartel gunmen rose to at least 20 on Sunday, when government agents killed seven cartel members, Mexican authorities said. The violence began Saturday when dozens of armed cartel associates attacked a town hall in northern Mexico. It was the latest in a series of troubling signs about the […]

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House impeachment report due as inquiry enters new phase

on December 2, 2019, 7:16 AM / in National News

Congressional Republicans on Sunday attacked the legitimacy of the House impeachment inquiry against President Trump as the process enters a new phase this week. The House Intelligence Committee is scheduled to start reviewing its report on depositions and public hearings it has held. Rep. Doug Collins of Georgia, the top Republican on the Judiciary Committee, said he wants Rep. Adam […]

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