Archive for December 11th, 2019

It’s time to move the Nathan Bedford Forrest bust from Tennessee’s Capitol, GOP leader says

on December 11, 2019, 11:40 AM / in Opinion

Natalie Allison, a reporter with the Nashville Tennessean started this report regarding Rep. Jeremy Faison’s conversion to new world history and diversity, the Jackson Sun decided to run with it: Two years ago, Rep. Jeremy Faison was like most of his Republican colleagues when it came to the question of what to do with the bust of a Confederate general […]

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Navy suspends Saudi flight students after shooting

Navy suspends Saudi flight students after shooting

on December 11, 2019, 8:43 AM / in National News

The Navy has suspended flight training for Saudi military students at three bases in Florida following last week’s shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola by a member of the Saudi Royal Air Force. About 300 Saudi students will be affected, the Navy said Tuesday. While flight training is suspended, classroom instruction will continue. Three people were killed and eight injured […]

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Judge blocks Trump’s use of military funds for border wall

Judge blocks Trump’s use of military funds for border wall

on December 11, 2019, 8:41 AM / in National News

A federal judge in Texas on Tuesday ruled that the Trump administration can’t use military construction money to build President Trump’s wall on the Mexican border. Democrat appointed U.S. District Judge David Briones ruled in favor of El Paso County, Texas, and Border Network for Human Rights, which challenged the shifting of Pentagon funds to pay for Trump’s barrier. Briones […]

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Eric from Pew Pew Tactical

on December 11, 2019, 8:37 AM / in Announcements

Your 9 printable targets are here Hi there, as promised, here is the pdf of 9 printable targets (and instructions) that have helped me grow immensely as a shooter. -Eric And if you want to head to our other stuff… Everything AR-15 Best Place to Buy Ammo Online Beginner’s Guide to Guns DIY Gunsmithing Gun & Gear Reviews

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News from Real Clear Politics December 11, 2019

on December 11, 2019, 8:32 AM / in National News

Career Officials Thwart Aid to Christian, Yazidi Genocide Victims. Susan Crabtree reports on bureaucrats’ resistance to bipartisan congressional mandates to help religious minorities in areas decimated by ISIS. EWTN/RealClear Poll: U.S. Catholics Open to Reelecting Trump. Matthew Bunson explores this and other findings in the survey. Alex Epstein’s Clear Thinking on Climate and Energy. In RealClearEnergy, Rupert Darwall spotlights the Cato Institute scholar. […]

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Stocks meandered most of the day

on December 11, 2019, 8:25 AM / in National News

Saudi Aramco hits Limit UP on day 1 trading UK Elections are closer than previously reported FED to host final 2019 press conference – Will he stay steady? Trade Deal Delay? 11th Hour Deal? Feast of the 7 Fishes – #6 Filet of Sole Stocks meandered most of the day, doing nothing really as investors/traders/algos sit and wait and wait […]

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Pelosi, Trump tout deal on new NAFTA

Pelosi, Trump tout deal on new NAFTA

on December 11, 2019, 8:17 AM / in National News

House Democrats on Tuesday announced an agreement with President Trump on a historic deal revamping the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Canada and Mexico, setting up a full vote as early as next week. “This is a day we’ve all been working to and working for on the path to yes,” Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said at a […]

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A Daughter’s Disease, A Father’s Pride

A Daughter’s Disease, A Father’s Pride

on December 11, 2019, 8:02 AM / in People

  I don’t “do” Facebook.  I occasionally post my columns on the platform but don’t spend time perusing it.  If I did, I’d never get any work done!   So I missed a post by my favorite first daughter, Kristen, which she put up a month ago on National Diabetes Awareness Day.  My brother in South Carolina just brought it to my […]

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IG REPORT: ERRORS ARE UNINTENTIONAL

on December 11, 2019, 8:00 AM / in Opinion

Well, we now know Inspector General Michael Horowitz is a lying no-good Liberal lacky.  The media and even Fox News reports that Horowitz had a limited scope of people to investigate, and that is why Attorney General Barr and Prosecutor Durham have a different view on the predicate for the FBI to have opened an investigation into the Trump Campaign. […]

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ATF: 422.9 Million Guns in US, 1.2 Per Person

ATF: 422.9 Million Guns in US, 1.2 Per Person

on December 11, 2019, 7:58 AM / in National News

By Eric Mack  |  NewsMax There are 422.9 million guns in circulation, about 1.2 per American, and 8.1 billion rounds of ammunition bought last year, proving guns are popular in America, according to the National Shooting Sports Foundation. “These figures show the industry that America has a strong desire to continue to purchase firearms for lawful purposes,” NSSF President Joe Bartozzi wrote in a statement. […]

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How PG&E fight could endanger major California housing bill

How PG&E fight could endanger major California housing bill

on December 11, 2019, 7:55 AM / in State News

By Alexei Koseff Tension over the future of Pacific Gas and Electric Co. is fracturing support among construction unions for proposed legislation to spur denser housing around public transit and in residential neighborhoods, potentially complicating state Sen. Scott Wiener’s efforts to revive the measure. The California building trades collectively endorsed the bill known as SB50 earlier this year, before it […]

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Dershowitz: Articles of Impeachment Don’t Meet Constitutional Standards

Dershowitz: Articles of Impeachment Don’t Meet Constitutional Standards

on December 11, 2019, 7:14 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Brian Freeman   |   NewsMax Constitutional law expert and Harvard professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz harshly criticized the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump presented by the Democrats as unconstitutional and damaging to the rule of law in an op-ed in The Hill on Tuesday. Neither of the two articles – abuse of power and obstruction of Congress – presented by the […]

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HO-HO-HO: CHRISTOPHER WRAY IS ABOUT TO GO!

on December 11, 2019, 7:08 AM / in Opinion

I would say FBI Director Christopher Wray may be on his merry way out.  Apparently, President Trump is none too happy with the attitude Wray took toward release of the IG Report.  In a tweet, Trump referred to Wray as the, “current”, FBI Director and wrote that Wray must have seen a different IG Report than Trump did.  Further, Trump […]

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New Poll: Democrats’ Favorite Candidate Is … Hillary Clinton?

New Poll: Democrats’ Favorite Candidate Is … Hillary Clinton?

on December 11, 2019, 7:05 AM / in National News, Opinion

Written by  Luis Miguel A new survey that added the names of former Secretaries of State Hillary Clinton and John Kerry to the current field of Democratic 2020 presidential contenders found Clinton leading the candidates by a tight margin. The Harvard-Harris poll was conducted last month after former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced his candidacy. The survey put the former first lady’s […]

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Royal Romance

Royal Romance

on December 11, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, December 11, 2019. Eighty-two years ago today, a thin and handsome man known to his beloved as “David,” but to the British people as Edward VIII, became the first English monarch to voluntarily abdicate the throne. He did so for love, which seems quaint today. As Tina Turner might say, what’s love got to do with […]

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December 11th in History

December 11th in History

on December 11, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

December 11 is the 345th day of the year (346th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 20 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Friday or Sunday (58 in 400 years each) than on Wednesday or Thursday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on […]

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Christmas Quote December 11th

Christmas Quote December 11th

on December 11, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!” Charles Dickens Charles Dickens was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world’s most well-known fictional characters and is generally […]

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A Pleasant Diversion

A Pleasant Diversion

on December 11, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

 Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. —Romans 12:2 A friend was looking for a church to join and told me she had found just what she was looking for: “I like this church because I don’t have to change my lifestyle of partying. It doesn’t make me feel guilty or […]

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Charles Dickens in Tax Court, courtesy Judge Mark Holmes

Charles Dickens in Tax Court, courtesy Judge Mark Holmes

on December 11, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories, History

Bob Kamman, Procedurally Taxing: “I searched other Tax Court orders and decisions available at the Court’s website. Surprisingly, this is the only reference to Jarndyce. I searched for Dickens. There were petitioners named Dickens, and petitioners with an address on Dickens Street. But the only other Dickens reference came from an opinion by the same Judge Holmes” [U.S. Tax Court […]

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