Archive for December 12th, 2019

Seattle Prosecutes Pastor For Trying To Pray For Kids At Public Library Drag Queen Show

Seattle Prosecutes Pastor For Trying To Pray For Kids At Public Library Drag Queen Show

on December 12, 2019, 8:53 AM / in State News

Written by Anna Bohach | Source: The Federalist  After his case was thrown out of court, last week Spokane officials announced they’ll appeal their prosecution of him for attempting to nonviolently use his free speech on public property. In June, Yaghtin attempted to enter the Spokane, Washington, South Hill Public Library to quietly pray for children attending a Drag Queen Story […]

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General Patton’s Prayer

General Patton’s Prayer

on December 12, 2019, 8:47 AM / in History

Many know the story of General Patton’s prayer for better weather in order to more efficiently kill the Germans in the winter of 1944. Few know of his Christmas Greeting that was issued along with the prayer, which he describes in War as I Knew It. Contrary to popular belief, the prayer was not ordered to be written during the […]

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Charles G. “Bones” Seivers

Charles G. “Bones” Seivers

on December 12, 2019, 8:39 AM / in People

Charles G. “Bones” Seivers passed away on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at Williamson Medical Center in Franklin, TN. He was 85. Bones was born in Clinton, TN to the late James “Mack” Seivers and Hassie England Seivers. He is survived by his wife Bettye Kitchings Seivers. They married April 27, 1956 in Oak Ridge, TN. He is survived by his […]

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Love is a many splendored thing

Love is a many splendored thing

on December 12, 2019, 8:18 AM / in Bedtime Stories

For all you long time lovers of your spouse out there….. H/T to Bill A woman, cranky because her husband was late coming home again, decided to leave a note, saying, “I’ve had enough and have left you…don’t bother coming after me.” Then she hid under the bed to see his reaction. After a short while the husband comes home […]

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Washington’s Last Ride

on December 12, 2019, 8:13 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, December 12, 2018. On this date in 1799, George Washington did what he did on most days since retiring from the presidency: He toured his sprawling estate on horseback to examine and direct Mount Vernon’s myriad farming activities. It was a Thursday and the weather was nasty. Snow was falling as Gen. Washington began his rounds […]

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Weinstein reaches $25 million settlement with sexual-misconduct accusers

Weinstein reaches $25 million settlement with sexual-misconduct accusers

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

Harvey Weinstein and the board of his bankrupt film studio have reached a tentative $25 million settlement with dozens of women who sued the disgraced Hollywood producer for alleged sexual misconduct. Under the settlement agreement, Weinstein would not admit to any wrongdoing, nor would he personally pay the accusers. It was not immediately clear how many of the 30 actresses […]

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Death toll from New Zealand volcanic eruption rises to 8

Death toll from New Zealand volcanic eruption rises to 8

on December 12, 2019, 8:09 AM / in International News

Two more people died from injuries sustained in Monday’s volcanic eruption on New Zealand’s White Island, bringing the death toll to eight, local police announced on Wednesday. Another eight people are missing and presumed dead. Twenty-eight people remained hospitalized, many suffering from horrific burns. Twenty-three are in critical condition. Some of the survivors fled into the sea to escape steam […]

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House approves Space Force and family leave for federal workers

on December 12, 2019, 8:06 AM / in National News

The House on Wednesday passed a $738 billion defense policy bill that authorizes the creation of a Space Force as the sixth branch of the military, and gives federal workers 12 weeks of paid parental leave. The bill, which passed 377-48, also gives troops a three percent pay raise. The House passed a version of the bill in July, and […]

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DOJ watchdog testifies to senators about Russia investigation

DOJ watchdog testifies to senators about Russia investigation

on December 12, 2019, 8:00 AM / in National News

Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz testified to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, saying that his investigation into the origins of the Russia investigation found that the FBI was justified in launching the inquiry and was not motivated by bias against President Trump. Horowitz said, however, that FBI officials made important errors in how they proceeded, including using the […]

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PICK The Porker Of The Year

PICK The Porker Of The Year

on December 12, 2019, 7:53 AM / in Opinion

Far too many of our public officials continued to bury their heads in the sand in 2019, ignoring the dire financial threat posed by our nation’s $23 trillion debt. What’s worse, a number of these officials proposed tens of trillions of dollars in new federal spending programs that would add to America’s mounting indebtedness. But who truly stood out as […]

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The Fed Stays The Course

The Fed Stays The Course

on December 12, 2019, 7:44 AM / in National News

FED stays the course – Rates to remain low thru 2020 Christine Legarde takes the stage as ECB President UK elections remain in question – Will BoJo succeed Trade War 4.0 – Will Trump impose Dec tariffs? Feast of the 7 Fishes – #7 Federal Reserve Keeps Interest Rates Steady, Sees Long Pause – WSJ 12/12/19 Jay Powell spoke and […]

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Consumer Group Calls For Hasbro To Stop Selling “Assault-Style” Nerf Guns

on December 12, 2019, 7:06 AM / in National News

by John Crump The New York-based Empire State Consumer Project has asked the Hasbro Board of Directors to stop producing “assault-style” Nerf guns.   One of the Nerf blasters the group is targeting is the Ultra One. It is a drum fed toy gun holding 25 soft darts. Empire State Consumer Project Director Carol Chittenden thinks that parents that buy […]

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Let’s Wage War Against Government Favors & Crony Capitalism

Let’s Wage War Against Government Favors & Crony Capitalism

on December 12, 2019, 6:49 AM / in Opinion

By Walter E. Williams Dr. Richard Ebeling, professor of economics at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, and my longtime friend and colleague, has written an important article, “Business Ethics and Morality of the Marketplace,” appearing in the American Institute for Economic Research. It’s importance and timeliness is enhanced by so many of America’s youth, led by academic […]

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Time Magazine Named Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Its Person Of The Year, But What Is The Magazine’s Carbon Footprint?

Time Magazine Named Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Its Person Of The Year, But What Is The Magazine’s Carbon Footprint?

on December 12, 2019, 6:31 AM / in National News, Opinion

By CHRIS WHITE  |  Daily Caller Time magazine named activist Greta Thunberg its Person of the Year and is promoting the 16-year-old while not addressing questions about its carbon footprint.  One similarly sized magazine — Discover Magazine — fleshed out its carbon footprint and found that producing and distributing each edition produces more than 170 tons of emissions.  Time magazine […]

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Barr Blasts Inspector General For Whitewashing FBI

on December 12, 2019, 6:20 AM / in National News

Barr took unusually strong public issue with Horowitz’s conclusion that there was adequate reason to mount an FBI investigation of the Trump campaign and suspected ties to Russia. By Ray McGovern Attorney General William Barr on Monday disparaged the long-awaited findings of the Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz into FBI conduct in the investigation of alleged Russian interference in […]

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Afghan papers: ‘Let’s Bring Rumsfeld In’

on December 12, 2019, 6:18 AM / in National News

Khanna Calls for Hearings on US Officials Who Lied to American People About Endless Afghan War By Andrea Germanos “The bottom line is that top military officials and civilian officials have known that the Afghan war has been has been unwinnable and have been misleading the American public for 20 years.” –  Rep. Ro Khanna December 11, 2019 “Information Clearing House” […]

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CHRISTMAS COOKIE RECIPES FOR KIDS

CHRISTMAS COOKIE RECIPES FOR KIDS

on December 12, 2019, 6:12 AM / in Food, News

Want to get the kids involved this holiday season? Try making these easy Christmas cookie recipes for kids (or adults)! These recipes are easy to bake and, oh, so delicious! See the recipes for snowball cookies, gingerbread boys, shortbread, and more. INGREDIENTS 2/3 cup butter 2/3 cup shortening 1-1/2 cups sugar 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla 3-1/2 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking powder […]

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Serving Without Distraction

Serving Without Distraction

on December 12, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Martha was distracted with much serving. —Luke 10:40 While Martha served Jesus unsparingly, her sister Mary sat at His feet, listening and learning. Charles H. Spurgeon (1834-1892) believed that Martha’s mistake wasn’t her serving, but rather that she allowed it to distract her attention from Jesus. Spurgeon believed that we should be Martha and Mary in one. He wrote, “We […]

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Alexander Solzhenitsyn – ‘They are trying to disarm your strong and magnificent country… Working men of America…do not…become weak.’

Alexander Solzhenitsyn – ‘They are trying to disarm your strong and magnificent country… Working men of America…do not…become weak.’

on December 12, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

Alexander Solzhenitsyn was born in Russia, DECEMBER 11, 1918. He was arrested for writing a letter criticizing Joseph Stalin and spent 11 years in labor camps. He began writing and eventually received the Nobel Prize for Literature. Speaking in Washington, D.C., June 30, 1975, Alexander Solzhenitsyn gave a warning to the west: “In pre-revolutionary Russia…there were attempts of the Tsar’s […]

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The British tree in the 20th century

The British tree in the 20th century

on December 12, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

After Queen Victoria died, the country went into mourning, and the tree somehow died with her for a while in many homes. While some families and community groups still had large tinsel strewn trees, many opted for the more convenient table top tree. These were available in a variety of sizes, and the artificial tree, particularly the Goose Feather Tree, […]

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