Archive for December 4th, 2019

The next Chick-fil-A? Hallmark Channel CEO signals openness to gay Christmas films

The next Chick-fil-A? Hallmark Channel CEO signals openness to gay Christmas films

on December 4, 2019, 8:34 AM / in National News

ANALYSIS December 3, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) — While many are still reeling from recent revelations that Chick-fil-A has opportunistically traded the Christian principles upon which it was founded for “woke,” pro-LGBT social justice causes, the head of the Hallmark Channel —famous for its family-friendly Christmas movies— indicated that Hallmark will likely begin to produce holiday films which include gay characters and themes. This […]

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Principle Trumps Protecting the Precious and Poo Flinging Republicans

Principle Trumps Protecting the Precious and Poo Flinging Republicans

on December 4, 2019, 8:30 AM / in Opinion

by Erick Erickson  |  The Resurgent The political cycle never ends and I have to admit to being tired of it. This current phenomenon where everyone seems compelled to beclown themselves in more and more spectacular ways to hump Trump’s leg is just tiring. But the GOP is not alone. The same is happening on the left. Right now, we’ve […]

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Reformers Shifting Education

on December 4, 2019, 8:27 AM / in National News, State News

You will want to read this article very carefully and check out the links. You know, sometimes it helps to be old and have ‘been around’ for awhile. A few years back we had the big “School to Work” effort that many conservatives opposed and, and over time, that faded away, at least publicly. Well, now here we are with […]

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Ohio Town Votes to Dissolve Local Government Due to Excessive Taxation

Ohio Town Votes to Dissolve Local Government Due to Excessive Taxation

on December 4, 2019, 8:24 AM / in State News

by Jeff Charles  |  RedState Here’s one that will make any conservative smile. An Ohio town recently channeled the American revolutionaries and exercised the clause in the Declaration of Independence that gives the people permission to throw off a government that oversteps its bounds. Fortunately, they managed to do this without firing a single shot, unlike the American colonists. The residents […]

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What is the word of the year? How to make ‘the most enduring impact you can leave on earth’

What is the word of the year? How to make ‘the most enduring impact you can leave on earth’

on December 4, 2019, 8:19 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison Dictionary.com has selected its word of the year for 2019: “existential.” According to the site, “existential” is “often used when the fact of someone or something’s being—its very existence—is at stake. An existential threat to a species, for example, puts its continued existence in real, concrete peril.” Dictionary.com chose the word because it has come up so […]

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As Colleges Move To Do Away With The SAT In The Name Of Diversity, Detroit High School Valedictorian Struggles With Low-Level Math

As Colleges Move To Do Away With The SAT In The Name Of Diversity, Detroit High School Valedictorian Struggles With Low-Level Math

on December 4, 2019, 8:11 AM / in National News

The valedictorian of a Detroit high school is struggling with low-level math at Michigan State University, where 1 in 8 students were in remedial math. Universities have loosened their requirements to attempt to increase graduation rates and diversity. The University of California system may abolish the SAT and ACT as a requirement for entry, saying the standard screenings lead to […]

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News According to Real Clear Politics December 4th 2019

on December 4, 2019, 8:06 AM / in National News

Democrats Gamble on Yuletide Impeachment. Susan Crabtree assesses the risks the party is taking with its rushed timeline. Kamala Harris Goes Down Fighting. Phil Wegmann has this postmortem on the senator’s presidential campaign. Colleges Bristle as Judges, DeVos Push Protections for the Accused. KC Johnson and Stuart Taylor Jr. report on Title IX regulations intended to ensure fairness in campus sexual assault cases. Simple Solutions for […]

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Court says Deutsche Bank must give Congress Trump’s financial records

on December 4, 2019, 8:02 AM / in National News, State News

A federal appeals court in New York ruled Tuesday that Deutsche Bank must give documents on President Trump’s finances to two House committees. The decision marked the latest in a string of court defeats for Trump in cases involving his tax returns and other financial documents. Trump’s lawyer Jay Sekulow called the congressional subpoenas issued to Deutsche Bank and Capital […]

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Trump, Macron clash over NATO’s future ahead of summit

Trump, Macron clash over NATO’s future ahead of summit

on December 4, 2019, 7:51 AM / in International News

President Trump clashed with French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday over NATO ahead of a summit of the Western military alliance’s leaders. Trump said Macron was “very, very nasty” after Macron likened what he said was NATO’s lack of a clear post-Cold-War strategic purpose to “brain death.” Trump also questioned whether the U.S. should fulfill its NATO obligation to defend […]

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Kamala Harris suspends her presidential campaign

Kamala Harris suspends her presidential campaign

on December 4, 2019, 7:49 AM / in National News

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) announced Tuesday that she was ending her presidential campaign, which foundered after a brief summertime surge. The news came after reports of campaign infighting and soft support from African Americans and other key voting blocs. Harris blamed a lack of money. “I’m not a billionaire. I can’t fund my own campaign. And as the campaign has […]

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House Democrats release report attempting to make case for impeaching Trump

on December 4, 2019, 7:45 AM / in National News

The House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday voted along party lines to send its impeachment report to the Judiciary Committee. Democrats earlier in the day publicly released the report, which explains their arguments for impeaching President Trump. The Democrats accused Trump of soliciting help from Ukraine to help him get re-elected by launching investigations targeting Democrats, including former Vice President Joe […]

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Investors/traders/algos all got hit upside the head yesterday.

Investors/traders/algos all got hit upside the head yesterday.

on December 4, 2019, 7:33 AM / in National News

Trump, over in Europe for the 70th anniversary of NATO, made some “passing comments” on trade. By now you are well aware it wasn’t well received in the equity markets. Stocks tumbled on the news that Trump is in “no rush” to make a deal with China and that it may be better to wait until after the 2020 election, […]

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Quote for Today

on December 4, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

“In   recent years, the phrase “public-private partnership” has come into vogue as a description of nominally private corporate concerns that work intimately with the federal government. In such an arrangement, which is often described as “corporatism,” government — which has the power to tax, regulate, subsidize, control, and ultimately to destroy — is invariably the senior partner. In Mussolini’s Italy, such “partnerships” were called “consortia,” and they provided […]

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A Great Soldier’s Sorrow

A Great Soldier’s Sorrow

on December 4, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, December 4, 2019. On this date in 1783, George Washington bade a tearful farewell to his fellow Continental Army officers before decamping for his beloved Mount Vernon. In late November, the last British troops had been removed from New York City, as the Colonists’ war for independence came to its successful conclusion. General Washington resigned as […]

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December 4th in History

December 4th in History

on December 4, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

December 4 is the 338th day of the year (339th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 27 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Ada Barbara Bernard degli Uberti Clement of Alexandria (Anglicanism) John of Damascus Nicholas Ferrar (Anglicanism) Osmund Sigiramnus December 4 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Day of Shango (Santería, Lukumí) First […]

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Read All Of It

Read All Of It

on December 4, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness. —2 Timothy 3:16 Some Christian families follow the practice of reading through the whole Bible. After evening meals, they read a chapter or two. They read from Genesis to Revelation, skipping nothing. Even the genealogies with their hard-to-pronounce names […]

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