Archive for December 9th, 2019

A man who nearly died at Pearl Harbor has been buried there: An inspiring story of courage that compels our best

A man who nearly died at Pearl Harbor has been buried there: An inspiring story of courage that compels our best

on December 9, 2019, 9:03 AM / in People, Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison The USS Arizona has seen its last burial. Lauren Bruner was the second-to-last man to escape the ship during the Japanese assault on Pearl Harbor. He was one of only 334 crew members to survive the December 7, 1941 attack that killed 1,177 of his fellow sailors. When the ship exploded, Bruner swam across seventy feet of burning water […]

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Light Brigade

on December 9, 2019, 9:00 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. On this date in 1854, a London newspaper published a poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson so evocative of battlefield bravery that it was still being memorized by schoolchildren a century later — on both sides of the Atlantic. “The Charge of the Light Brigade” is short poem, comprising only six stanzas and 260 […]

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Rep. Al Green Claims Impeachment is About Slavery

on December 9, 2019, 8:44 AM / in National News

By Elaine Williams |  The Patriot Hill On Saturday, Rep. Al Green (D-TX) made an appearance on MSNBC to say the impeachment of President Trump is needed “to deal with slavery.” “We have to deal with slavery. Slavery was the thing that put all of what President Trump has done lately into motion. It’s insidious racism, the President has played on […]

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More Perks for the Deep State

on December 9, 2019, 8:38 AM / in National News

Democratic lawmakers and the White House have reached a tentative deal exchanging creation of the Space Force — a top priority for President Trump − for new parental-leave benefits for federal workers, The Washington Post reported Sunday, citing two people familiar with the negotiations. The agreement still has to be approved by negotiators and Congress, where it might not win […]

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Volcano erupts in New Zealand, killing 5

on December 9, 2019, 8:35 AM / in International News

A volcano erupted suddenly off New Zealand’s North Island on Monday, killing at least five people and injuring up to 20 others.   Authorities feared more casualties on White Island, where the eruption occurred. Twenty-three people were rescued from the island, some possibly tourists from the Ovation of the Seas cruise ship, police said. About 50 people were near the […]

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American breakup: secession is much closer than we think

American breakup: secession is much closer than we think

on December 9, 2019, 8:20 AM / in Opinion

By F.H. Buckley The United States is ripe for secession. Across the world, established states have divided in two or are staring down secession movements. Great Britain became a wee bit less great with Irish independence, and now the Scots seem to be rethinking the Act of Union (1707). Czechoslovakia is no more and the former Soviet Union is just […]

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Into the Season That Overwhelms

Into the Season That Overwhelms

on December 9, 2019, 8:11 AM / in History

by Erick Erickson  |  The Resurgent On Christmas Day 1863, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow sat in his chair at his writing table and began a poem. “I heard the bells on Christmas Day / Their old, familiar carols play, / and wild and sweet / The words repeat / Of peace on earth, good-will to men!” he wrote. His poem, “Christmas […]

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Justice Department to release internal Report on Russia

on December 9, 2019, 8:04 AM / in National News

The Justice Department’s internal watchdog will release a highly anticipated internal report today that concludes that the government’s sleuthing into Russia’s interference with the 2016 election was justified but marred by some errors. The report’s findings are expected to disappoint Trump and his supporters, who have called the examination of Russia’s influence in the Trump campaign a hoax designed to […]

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The Silliness Continues: Dems expect to draft specific articles against Trump this week

on December 9, 2019, 8:00 AM / in National News

By Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver House Democrats, during a key impeachment hearing today, are expected to begin constructing articles of impeachment against President Trump, eyeing completion by Friday and a House vote before Christmas. Today’s gathering at 9 a.m. will feature presentations from the majority and minority counsels on the Judiciary and Intelligence panels. House Democrats face a historic […]

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Gun Confiscation: The Exit-Strategy for Failing Campaigns?

Gun Confiscation: The Exit-Strategy for Failing Campaigns?

on December 9, 2019, 7:34 AM / in National News, Opinion

The Democrats seeking their party’s nomination to take on President Donald Trump in 2020 have created somewhat of a clown-car atmosphere, with the field eclipsing two-dozen declared candidates at times. Currently, the number stands at a “manageable” 19 individuals to be vetted by Democrat voters. As befits the clown-car analogy, though, that number could go up or down at any […]

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Medal of Honor Monday: Army Pfc. Floyd Lindstrom

Medal of Honor Monday: Army Pfc. Floyd Lindstrom

on December 9, 2019, 7:32 AM / in History

(AmmoLand.com)- Not every soldier who enlisted in the fight against World War II tyranny was a young man. Army Pfc. Floyd Lindstrom was 30 when he joined. His bravery and passion for the cause was infectious, and that helped earn him the Medal of Honor. Lindstrom was born on June 21, 1912, in Holdredge, Nebraska. His family eventually moved to […]

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Friday’s job report was a winner

on December 9, 2019, 7:27 AM / in National News

By KENNY POLCARI Friday’s job report was a winner, blowing the roof off the house by every measure and signaling continued strength in the US economy. It put to bed any idea that the supposed global weakening was affecting our economy. The report, which was expected to show 187k new jobs created in November, actually showed 266k new jobs created. […]

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‘I Don’t Know What He Was Doing’: Joe Biden Gets Defensive When Asked About Son’s Business Dealings

on December 9, 2019, 7:25 AM / in Opinion

We really don’t like this type of interview… he said… she said, but none of this has been cleared up and former VP Biden had little problem in spinning the direction back to the Trump family. So we guess in the end it is a good question and it does smell a little but be honest… do you know what […]

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December 9th in History

December 9th in History

on December 9, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

December 9 is the 343rd day of the year (344th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 22 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Anna’s Day, marks the day to start the preparation process of the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve, as well as a Swedish name day, celebrating all people named Anna. […]

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The American Tree

The American Tree

on December 9, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

In America, Christmas Trees were introduced into several pockets – the German Hessian Soldiers took their tree customs in the 18th century. In Texas, Cattle Barons from Britain took their customs in the 19th century, and the East Coast Society copied the English Court tree customs. Settlers from all over Europe took their customs also in the 19th century. Decorations […]

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Sundays With The Sentinel: The Power of Prayer Billy Graham 1962

Sundays With The Sentinel: The Power of Prayer Billy Graham 1962

on December 9, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

The RedPill Sentinel  “In this modern age in which we live we have learned to harness the power of the atom but very few of us have learned how to fully develop the power of prayer….we have not yet learned that a man is more powerful on his knees than from behind the most powerful weapons we have ever developed. […]

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Afraid To Be Afraid

Afraid To Be Afraid

on December 9, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Whenever I am afraid, I will trust in You. —Psalm 56:3 A young woman was waiting for a bus in a crime-ridden area when a rookie policeman approached her and asked, “Do you want me to wait with you?” “That’s not necessary,” she replied. “I’m not afraid.” “Well, I am,” he grinned. “Would you mind waiting with me?” Like that […]

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