Archive for January 17th, 2020

We’re looking for queer women and non-binary people transforming business

on January 17, 2020, 8:53 AM / in Opinion

ONE WAY TO END THE DAY………….  H/T TO THOMAS The Fast Company Queer 50 is a ranking of the most important and innovative queer women and non-binary people transforming the world of business, tech, and beyond. Produced in collaboration with Lesbians Who Tech, the world’s largest LGBTQ technology network, this inaugural list will be the first of its kind. Fast Company editors and a […]

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The Left and the Right – Who Knew?

on January 17, 2020, 8:44 AM / in Opinion

Two major political worldviews dominate our society: Left and Right Leftist point of view: The government should provide a comfortable life for everyone from cradle to grave, no matter how they behave Democratic socialism is what the Venezuelans elected Could you imagine the folks in Washington, DC running Google, Apple and Coke? The extreme Right point-of-view: The government should do […]

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Tennessee governor to sign bill protecting adoption agencies who reject same-sex parents

Tennessee governor to sign bill protecting adoption agencies who reject same-sex parents

on January 17, 2020, 8:41 AM / in State News

This really is a no “brainer”…. Constitutionally Tennessee still doesn’t recognize same sex marriage, but we suspect someone will make an issue of this. Some of Gov. Bill Lee’s colleagues are anticipating a backlash that could include boycotts of the state.  Good! By Calvin Freiburger NASHVILLE, Tennessee, January 16, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – Tennessee Republican Gov. Bill Lee says he will […]

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People Are Volunteering To Get Microchips Embedded Under Their Skin

People Are Volunteering To Get Microchips Embedded Under Their Skin

on January 17, 2020, 8:32 AM / in International News, National News

Have you ever lost your keys? Your credit card? The keycard you desperately need to get into your office building? Of course, you have! So think long and hard about this next question: Would you trade out all of those items for a tiny microchip implanted into your skin? Here’s another idea. Imagine all of the smart devices you wear and the […]

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Chastity speaker’s web traffic, Youtube views skyrocket in wake of LGBT campaign to silence him

Chastity speaker’s web traffic, Youtube views skyrocket in wake of LGBT campaign to silence him

on January 17, 2020, 8:28 AM / in National News

Story By Dorothy Cummings McLean ARIZONA, January 16, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – Pressure from LGBT activists may be behind the cancellation of talks in Ireland by a well-known U.S. Catholic chastity speaker, but this hasn’t stopped his message from getting out. “Yesterday our web traffic at chastity.com went up 150% in one day,” Jason Evert, founder of The Chastity Project, told LifeSiteNews last […]

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New documents revisit questions about Rep. Ilhan Omar’s marriage history

New documents revisit questions about Rep. Ilhan Omar’s marriage history

on January 17, 2020, 8:24 AM / in National News, State News

Although she has legally corrected the discrepancy, she has declined to say anything about how or why it happened. A state probe of campaign finance violations showed that Rep. Ilhan Omar filed federal taxes in 2014 and 2015 with her current husband, Ahmed Hirsi, while legally married to but separated from Ahmed Nur Said Elmi. New investigative documents released by […]

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Senate trial of Trump to last weeks

on January 17, 2020, 8:13 AM / in National News

By Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver The Senate opened its impeachment trial against President Trump on Thursday as the chamber continues to consider taking testimony from new witnesses and wrestles with new allegations surrounding Trump’s dealings with Ukraine. The trial will not begin in earnest until Tuesday when the Senate passes a resolution to lay out the rules and procedures. […]

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14 Blue states sue over rule on food-stamp work requirements

14 Blue states sue over rule on food-stamp work requirements

on January 17, 2020, 8:07 AM / in National News

Fourteen states, the District of Columbia, and New York City filed a lawsuit on Thursday against the Agriculture Department’s plan to tighten work requirements on food stamp recipients. The suit accuses the USDA of wrongly limiting states’ authority to exempt some people from work requirements for longer periods depending on local job opportunities. “Under well-settled law, the executive branch does […]

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Senate approves new North America trade deal

on January 17, 2020, 8:03 AM / in National News

The Senate on Thursday approved the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement trade deal, passing the bill on for final signature by President Trump. The USMCA replaces the North American Free Trade Agreement, the trade pact the three nations have adhered to since 1994. The new deal was passed in an 89-10 vote. Trump, who has pushed for the USMCA, is expected to sign […]

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The People of the Cross

on January 17, 2020, 8:00 AM / in Religion

This fits right in with the thoughts I have had .  Lyle provides greater explanation than I did so hopefully his words will arouse those who keep sleeping.  If you haven’t made your eternal reservations yet –  NOW is the time to do so. Jackie Juntti WGEN  idzrus@earthlink.net From: Lyle Rapacki <lyle@lylerapacki.com> Subject: The People of the Cross You will notice […]

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Trump’s impeachment trial gets underway in Senate

Trump’s impeachment trial gets underway in Senate

on January 17, 2020, 8:00 AM / in National News

House impeachment prosecutors presented the articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate chamber on Thursday, reading the charges aloud. The presentation marked the formal beginning of Trump’s impeachment trial in the Senate, after the House voted 223-198 on Wednesday to send the articles to the second chamber of Congress. Reps. Adam Schiff (), Jerrold Nadler (), Hakeem Jeffries […]

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(Muslims) Camel’s nose under the tent

on January 17, 2020, 8:00 AM / in Opinion

H/T to Kelleigh for this item:  (PLEASE READ IT ALL THE WAY THROUGH!!!!) This looks pretty correct to me, and there*s so much more. Begin forwarded message: Eighty Four Percent (84%) of those who receive this Email will probably not completely read it if they read any of it at all Ten Percent (10%) will read it, but they will […]

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Resistance Builds Against Gun Control Extremism at Both Ends of the Nation

Resistance Builds Against Gun Control Extremism at Both Ends of the Nation

on January 17, 2020, 7:56 AM / in Opinion, State News

Anti-gun Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has declared a “temporary emergency” and banned all firearms from Capitol Square in advance of an anticipated “massive rally” of Second Amendment activists—a move the Virginia Citizens Defense League believes is illegal— and anti-rights politicians in Washington state are pushing an ominous bill that could be a bad omen for gun owners elsewhere. Northam’s declaration appears to […]

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Speaker Pelosi distributes souvenir pens used to sign impeachment articles: Two versions of reality and the value of living biblically

Speaker Pelosi distributes souvenir pens used to sign impeachment articles: Two versions of reality and the value of living biblically

on January 17, 2020, 7:53 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison President Trump signed a historic trade pact with China on Wednesday. Yesterday, senators from both parties approved his administration’s foremost legislative priority—the revised North American Free Trade Agreement. In between, the House conveyed articles of impeachment to the Senate. Republicans were upset that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi distributed souvenir pens she used to sign the articles. In response, Pelosi’s […]

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Rand Paul Fears Republicans Won’t Let Trump ‘Choose His Witnesses’ In Impeachment Trial

on January 17, 2020, 7:51 AM / in National News

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said he’s worried that his fellow Republican senators will block testimonies from the witnesses President Donald Trump wants called in his impeachment trial, Paul told Fox News host Sean Hannity on Thursday. Trump previously said he wants Hunter Biden, Democratic California Rep. Adam Schiff, and the whistleblower to testify if the Senate allows witnesses during the impeachment trial. “Here’s the […]

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Inside the illegal marijuana market publicized on Instagram

on January 17, 2020, 7:50 AM / in National News

The United States is grappling with an epidemic of severe lung illnesses linked to vape pens, the majority involving bootleg THC oils. At least 60 people have died and nearly 2,700 others have been hospitalized, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Last month, the federal government took down dozens of websites that were advertising illicit THC cartridges. But NBC […]

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News and Opinion from both sides: Real Clear Politics

News and Opinion from both sides: Real Clear Politics

on January 17, 2020, 7:48 AM / in National News, Opinion

This Was Biden’s Best Week of the Whole Campaign. A.B. Stoddard explains why. WH Rebuffs GAO on Ukraine Aid: “We Are Not Legally Bound.” Phil Wegmann has the story. California’s Solar Panel Mandate Worsens the Housing Crisis. In RealClearEnergy, Oliver McPherson-Smith discusses an ignored consequence of the push for renewable power. Pricing Decision Bolsters U.S. Energy Security. Also in RCE, Jude Clemente hails a […]

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Quote for the Week Of January 17th 2020

on January 17, 2020, 7:46 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, the day of the week when I unearth an uplifting or stimulating quote. I’m still on the road on assignment, so I’ll keep this one brief. It’s from Benjamin Franklin, and longtime Morning Note readers (as well as my small but ever-growing fraternity of fact-checkers and friends who like their quotations to be […]

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Federal Judge Blocks Trump Order That Lets States Refuse Refugees

Federal Judge Blocks Trump Order That Lets States Refuse Refugees

on January 17, 2020, 7:35 AM / in National News

Written by  Luis Miguel In the latest blow to President Trump’s immigration agenda, a federal judge in Maryland on Wednesday blocked the enforcement of a presidential executive order that gives state and local governments the ability to refuse the resettlement of refugees in their jurisdictions. Peter Messitte, a senior judge on the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, issued the preliminary […]

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Storms cut power in Washington state mountain towns for days

Storms cut power in Washington state mountain towns for days

on January 17, 2020, 7:31 AM / in State News

Rural mountain communities outside Seattle that have been without power for days and cut off from the outside world by a series of winter storms saw some relief as convoys brought in food and other supplies. The storms have dumped several feet of unusual snow on parts of western Washington state. As they moved south Thursday, heavy rain and strong […]

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