Archive for December 24th, 2019

Can You Use a .22LR For Self-Defense?

Can You Use a .22LR For Self-Defense?

on December 24, 2019, 6:51 AM / in Opinion

by Steve Johnson | NRA Family Can the .22LR chambering be viable for self-defense? This article is built upon a great deal of careful thought and consideration from every angle I can think of, considering a lifetime of hunting and livestock-based experience and some brutal honesty. We should start with the guiding principle of concealed carry: The requirement of a […]

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Dems Scratch Their Heads as Trump Campaign Reaches Black Voters

Dems Scratch Their Heads as Trump Campaign Reaches Black Voters

on December 24, 2019, 6:46 AM / in National News, Opinion

Liberty Horn The Trump campaign is one of the most significant and most strategic campaigns in history.  There is more money invested, more money donated, and more money spent than any other candidate in history.  The Trump campaign is pulling out all the stops to get the president reelected in 2020.  Black communities in the Fort-Lauderdale, Florida area are in […]

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N.Y. Gov. Cuomo vetoes bill allowing more federal judges to officiate at weddings – because they might be Trump nominees

on December 24, 2019, 6:36 AM / in State News

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has vetoed a bill that would have allowed all federal judges to officiate at weddings in the state, saying that some judges should not be allowed to do so because they might have been nominated to the bench by President Donald Trump. The measure, which would have mostly expanded the authority to certain out-of-state federal […]

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She Had a Routine Throat Swab. The Bill Was $28K

She Had a Routine Throat Swab. The Bill Was $28K

on December 24, 2019, 6:24 AM / in National News

NPR looks at a particularly outrageous medical bill of a Brooklyn woman (NEWSER) – NPR puts the focus on crazy medical bills in its “Bill of the Month” feature, and the latest is a doozy. A Brooklyn woman felt a cold coming on ahead of her vacation and went to the doctor to make sure it wasn’t strep. She had a routine throat […]

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December 24th in History

December 24th in History

on December 24, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

December 24 is the 358th day of the year (359th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are seven days remaining until the end of the year. This is it… go get those presents….. Holidays Christian feast day: Adela and Irmina December 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Christmas Eve (Christianity) and its related observances: Aðfangadagskvöld, the day when the 13th […]

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American Minute with Bill Federer “Through Jesus Christ the World Will Yet be a Better Place”-Pres. Truman, CHRISTMAS EVE, 1952, “…I wish for you a Christmas filled with the joy of the Holy Spirit.”

American Minute with Bill Federer “Through Jesus Christ the World Will Yet be a Better Place”-Pres. Truman, CHRISTMAS EVE, 1952, “…I wish for you a Christmas filled with the joy of the Holy Spirit.”

on December 24, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

On CHRISTMAS EVE, DECEMBER 24, 1492, Columbus’ ship, the Santa Maria, ran aground on the island of Hispanola (Haiti). Columbus left 40 men and named the settlement la Navidad, promising to return the next year. On CHRISTMAS EVE, DECEMBER 24, 1777, Captain James Cook discovered Christmas Island, the largest atoll in the Pacific, where he observed eclipse of the sun. […]

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The Forgotten Part of the Christmas Story

The Forgotten Part of the Christmas Story

on December 24, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, Religion

By David Fowler  /  FACTN Most Americans think they know the whole “Christmas story,” much like many Americans think of Thanksgiving as simply a time when the Pilgrims and Indians celebrated a good harvest season. They know Christmas celebrates Jesus being born in a manger, and many know that Jesus is God in some form or fashion. But it’s more […]

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The Birth of Jesus Christ

The Birth of Jesus Christ

on December 24, 2019, 6:00 AM / in News, Religion

Luke 5 There was in the days of Herod, the king of Judea, a certain priest named Zacharias, of the division of Abijah. His wife was of the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth. 6 And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless. 7 But they had no […]

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The World’s Greatest Gift Meets Humanity’s Most Desperate Need

The World’s Greatest Gift Meets Humanity’s Most Desperate Need

on December 24, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Editor’s Note: There is more to this holiday than Santa Claus. As the parents of four young children (ages 13, 11, 9, and 7), my wife and I have had many years of joyous celebration at Christmas time.  Interestingly, we’ve done this without ever “doing” Santa Claus.  In other words, we have never pretended with our children that the gifts […]

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Santa’s Surprising Origins-A Christmas Classic Feature

Santa’s Surprising Origins-A Christmas Classic Feature

on December 24, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories, History, Religion

by Rev. Austin Miles  |   News With Views MYRA – (Note To Readers: This story was first published on December 20, 2001. It has been picked up and re-published all over the world every year since, becoming a Holiday Tradition. Hallmark contacted the writer and asked him to appear in the Holiday movie, Single Santa Seeks Mrs. Claus, playing the Mall […]

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‘Twas The Night Before Jesus Came’

‘Twas The Night Before Jesus Came’

on December 24, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

  I just heard Pastor Robert Jeffress read this on his Sunday program –   I wonder how many homes this is the picture of what the Lord sees. —–  Jackie Juntti ‘Twas The Night Before Jesus Came’ written by Unknown Author ‘Twas the night before Jesus came and all through the house Not a creature was praying, not one in […]

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Ten Thousand Times Brighter than the Star of Bethlehem

Ten Thousand Times Brighter than the Star of Bethlehem

on December 24, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I came across this great OLD Christmas songs on You Tube –  No titles or artists named but I think I recognized some of the OLD voices – Gene Autry, Roy Rogers & Dale Evans – Red Foley – Johnny Cash – and a few others –  Lots of OLD Christmas songs that I haven’t heard in over 50+ years.  Enjoy […]

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The Greatest Gift for All

The Greatest Gift for All

on December 24, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Opinion

By Paul Craig Roberts / PaulCraigRoberts.org Christmas is a time of traditions. If you have found time in the rush before Christmas to decorate a tree, you are sharing in a relatively new tradition. Although the Christmas tree has ancient roots, at the beginning of the 20th century only 1 in 5 American families put up a tree. It was […]

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A Patriot Christmas

A Patriot Christmas

on December 24, 2019, 6:00 AM / in International News, Religion

  The Birth of Jesus: “In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) And everyone went to their own town to register. So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to […]

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

on December 24, 2019, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

Luke 2:11-14 11 For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. 12 And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger. 13 And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying, 14 Glory to God in […]

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Today France, Tomorrow the USA?

Today France, Tomorrow the USA?

on December 24, 2019, 5:50 AM / in Opinion

It is worth looking more closely at France because she appears to be at a place where the rest of Europe and America are headed. As that rail and subway strike continued to paralyze travel in Paris and across France into the third week, President Emmanuel Macron made a Christmas appeal to his dissatisfied countrymen: “Strike action is justifiable and […]

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Can God Speak to Us?

Can God Speak to Us?

on December 24, 2019, 5:48 AM / in Opinion, Religion

By Joseph Sobran |  Fitzgerald Griffin Foundation Flash! Just in time for the Christmas season, Newsweek reports this week that the Gospel accounts of Christ’s nativity aren’t “fully factual.” Do tell. Talk about investigative journalism! Not to be outdone, Time assures us this week that “constantly evolving scholarship” casts doubt on the Gospel narratives. So what else is new? Scholarly attempts to diminish Christ through the […]

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Red States Succumb to Pressure, Open Their Doors to Refugees

Red States Succumb to Pressure, Open Their Doors to Refugees

on December 24, 2019, 5:41 AM / in National News

Written by  Luis Miguel Red state governors from both major parties are opening the door to refugees. Back in September, President Trump signed an executive order giving states and localities veto power over the resettlement of refugees within their jurisdictions. Governors now face a January 21 deadline by which to decide on the matter in order to qualify for federal funding […]

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