Archive for December 8th, 2019

Male Transjacking Will Ultimately End Women’s Sports

on December 8, 2019, 8:09 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Kaeley Triller Haver  |  The Federalist In 2016, Therese Johaug, a Norwegian three-time Olympic cross-country skiing champion, received an 18-month suspension from the sport she loved after it was discovered that the team-approved lip balm she was using to treat her badly sunburned lips contained a performance-enhancing steroid. A devastated Johaug lamented, “I feel I did everything right. I went […]

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SP: H.R. 5038

on December 8, 2019, 7:58 AM / in National News

H.R. 5038, titled the Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019, was introduced on November 12, 2019.  This bill gives illegal alien farm workers – whether convicted criminals or not – amnesty and a path to citizenship; exempts illegal aliens from having to pay any back taxes; and lowers document requirements to the point of encouraging fraud.  This will provide permanent […]

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Birmingham, Alabama has 53 Times the National Average of Justifiable Homicides

Birmingham, Alabama has 53 Times the National Average of Justifiable Homicides

on December 8, 2019, 7:56 AM / in National News

by Dean Weingarten  |  Ammoland In 2019, Birmingham, Alabama has reported a justifiable homicide rate 53 times the national average, as reported in the FBI Uniform Crime Reports. From bhamwiki.com: 11 of the reported homicides were ruled justifiable as self-defense by investigators or prosecutors and 3 resulted from reckless driving. The suspect in another murder was shot to death on the […]

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‘Rapid DNA’ testing could revolutionize rape investigations ─ if the science holds up

‘Rapid DNA’ testing could revolutionize rape investigations ─ if the science holds up

on December 8, 2019, 7:45 AM / in National News

A new “rapid DNA” instrument is marketed as a way to identify suspected rapists in hours, while victims are still being treated at the hospital. If the technology works, it could revolutionize the way rapes are investigated in America, where hundreds of thousands of sexual assault kits remain untested. But some critics caution that the technique is still new and […]

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Rush Limbaugh issues chilling statement regarding ‘Cold Civil War’

on December 8, 2019, 7:30 AM / in Opinion

It is fairly obvious that our nation is currently divided in ways that we have never before experienced in our modern era, and the danger that this poses cannot be overstated. We, as Americans, are sadly dreading the time that we have to spend with one another out of a fear that politics may become a part of the conversation. […]

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Warren, Buttigieg fight echoes 2004 campaign, serves as warning for 2020 race

Warren, Buttigieg fight echoes 2004 campaign, serves as warning for 2020 race

on December 8, 2019, 7:21 AM / in National News

An escalating feud between Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D) is highlighting old schisms in the Democratic Party over ideology and political strategy — disputes that highlight just how crucial the first-in-the-nation Iowa caucuses are to both candidates. The sight is all too familiar — with a large number of Democrats in Iowa, the fight is reminiscent of the […]

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At the Same Time: Trump, GOP shifts focus from alleged surveillance abuse to Durham Russia probe

At the Same Time: Trump, GOP shifts focus from alleged surveillance abuse to Durham Russia probe

on December 8, 2019, 7:15 AM / in National News

Someone is going to Jail…. Republicans are preparing to shrug off a forthcoming report on alleged surveillance abuse during the 2016 campaign and turn their focus to an ongoing investigation of the Russia probe. The Justice Department on Monday is expected to release the long-awaited results of DOJ inspector general Michael Horowitz’s investigation into whether the Trump campaign was improperly […]

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Judiciary panel releases report defining impeachable offenses

on December 8, 2019, 7:12 AM / in National News

The House Judiciary Committee on Saturday released a report explaining the constitutional grounds for the impeachment of President Trump. The report comes after Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced earlier in the week that the House would be moving forward with drafting formal articles of impeachment. The articles could be released and voted on as soon as this coming week. The report, titled “Constitutional Grounds for Presidential […]

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High Victorian Trees

High Victorian Trees

on December 8, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

The 1880’s saw a rise of the Aesthetic Movement. At this time Christmas Trees became a glorious hotchpotch of everything one could cram on; or by complete contrast the aesthetic trees which were delicately balanced trees, with delicate colours, shapes and style. they also grew to floor standing trees. The limited availability of decorations in earlier decades had kept trees […]

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Bad News?

Bad News?

on December 8, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

He will not be afraid of evil tidings; his heart is steadfast, trusting in the Lord. —Psalm 112:7 Several years ago, before cell phones became common, a seminar leader asked the audience, “If someone came into this meeting, called your name, and said, ‘You have a phone call,’ would you assume that it was good news or bad news?” Most […]

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The Truth About Christmas

The Truth About Christmas

on December 8, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

In The Light of God’s Word Hebrews 4:12 (KJV) According to scripture, is December 25th the birth date of Jesus Christ;  or is it another religious and Pagan tradition with another Jesus and another spirit?  (II Corinthians 11:4;  Matthew 15:9) This Bible tract will answer these questions by the authority of the Word of God.  Thus saith the Lord, “All […]

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Jerusalem in Prophecy

Jerusalem in Prophecy

on December 8, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

With tensions between Christians, Jews and Arabs, what lies ahead for Jerusalem? Will peace come? What does the Bible say about Jerusalem in prophecy? What does the Bible say about Jerusalem in prophecy? Founded approximately 3,000 years ago, the city of Jerusalem has long been considered a holy city of peace—a concept embodied in its name. Although there is no consensus among scholars […]

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December 8th in History

December 8th in History

on December 8, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

December 8 is the 342nd day of the year (343rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 23 days remaining until the end of the year. There are 17 days till Christmas! Holidays Bodhi Day (Japan) CARICOM–Cuba Day (Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Cuba) Christian feast day: Clement of Ohrid (Julian Calendar), and its related observances: Student’s Day (Bulgaria) Eucharius Feast of the Immaculate Conception (public holiday […]

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Pearl Harbor: Hawaii Was Surprised; FDR Was Not

Pearl Harbor: Hawaii Was Surprised; FDR Was Not

on December 8, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

Written by  James Perloff On Sunday, December 7, 1941, Japan launched a sneak attack on the U.S. Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor, shattering the peace of a beautiful Hawaiian morning and leaving much of the fleet broken and burning. The destruction and death that the Japanese military visited upon Pearl Harbor that day — 18 naval vessels (including eight battleships) […]

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“SO HELP ME GOD” Except in this City

“SO HELP ME GOD” Except in this City

on December 8, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion, State News

Why has the tradition in America been for oaths to end with “So Help Me God”? The military’s oath of enlistment ended with “So Help Me God.” The commissioned officers’ oath ended with “So Help Me God.” President’s oath of office ended with “So Help Me God.” Congressmen and Senators’ oath ended with “So Help Me God.” Witnesses in Court swore […]

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Why do we have a decorated Christmas Tree?

Why do we have a decorated Christmas Tree?

on December 8, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

In the 7th century a monk from Crediton, Devonshire, went to Germany to teach the Word of God. He did many good works there, and spent much time in Thuringia, an area which was to become the cradle of the Christmas Decoration Industry. Legend has it that he used the triangular shape of the Fir Tree to describe the Holy […]

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