Archive for February 17th, 2020

CBP To Send Officers To Sanctuary Cities In Arrest Operation

on February 17, 2020, 8:52 AM / in National News

The Trump administration is set to send Border Patrol officers to so-called sanctuary cities as part of a nationwide arrest operation. Officials told Newsy that officers are being sent to a number of cities including Chicago, New York and Los Angeles to help out immigration authorities there. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s acting director said in a statement the agency “is […]

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Democrat for a Day: Join Me in Operation Caucus Chaos

Democrat for a Day: Join Me in Operation Caucus Chaos

on February 17, 2020, 8:47 AM / in Opinion

(Chuck Muth) – It doesn’t matter which of the current seven dwarfs – Crazy Bernie, Sleepy Joe, Pocahontas, Amy!, Mayor Pete, Mini-Mike or goofy Tom Steyer – the Democrats nominate to be their standard bearer in this year’s presidential election… Donald Trump is gonna kick their arse.  Probably in a landslide. And despite the “fake news” media’s herculean efforts to now […]

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Trump Responds After Arnold Schwarzenegger Gives Him Rare Praise

on February 17, 2020, 8:44 AM / in National News

On Thursday, actor and former Republican California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger made the rare move to praise President Donald Trump along with Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson for helping solve the homeless problem in California. “Everyone knows @realDonaldTrump & I have our disagreements,” Schwarzenegger said on Twitter. “But I want to thank you for sending @SecretaryCarson to our […]

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Hiding Behind Psychobabble

on February 17, 2020, 8:42 AM / in Opinion

There was a very curious letter to the editor in the latest edition of the English monthly magazine The Critic. It was from a correspondent who defended the type of architecture known as brutalist, that is to say of buildings constructed of and faced with large blocks of raw concrete. The letter concluded as follows: I love Brutalism, and believe every […]

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Michael Avenatti and the Russians

on February 17, 2020, 7:54 AM / in Opinion

By Erick Erickson  |  The Resurgent I want to call your attention to this story in the New York Times. I have some thoughts! The premise of the story is that Sputnik Radio is broadcasting in Middle America. It is paying local radio stations for air time and broadcasting what, during the days of the USSR, was the Voice of Moscow. […]

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Surprising facts about Washington and Lincoln: How their humility created and saved our nation

Surprising facts about Washington and Lincoln: How their humility created and saved our nation

on February 17, 2020, 7:50 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison A top health official is reporting that forty-four Americans on a quarantined cruise ship in Japan have been infected with the deadly coronavirus. Hundreds are fleeing Jackson, Mississippi, as the Pearl River rises to its highest level in decades. And authorities have confirmed the deaths of two men killed in a large avalanche in Colorado. When diseases and disasters make the […]

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Mississippi capital ‘precarious’ as Pearl River floodwaters rise

Mississippi capital ‘precarious’ as Pearl River floodwaters rise

on February 17, 2020, 7:46 AM / in State News

Rising waters in the Pearl River in Mississippi were expected to crest Monday as the state faces what Gov. Tate Reeves (R) described Sunday as a “precarious situation that can turn at any moment.” Severe flooding had already forced people to evacuate homes in many neighborhoods in and around the capital city of Jackson. People in one neighborhood paddled canoes, […]

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Daughter of Ex-national intelligence director charged with murder

Daughter of Ex-national intelligence director charged with murder

on February 17, 2020, 7:44 AM / in State News

Sophia Negroponte, 27, was accused of stabbing an acquaintance, Yousuf Rasmussen, during an argument in a Maryland apartment. A third person who was in the apartment said that Negroponte and Rasmussen had been drinking, and started bickering, then fighting. The witness said Negroponte took a knife out of a kitchen drawer and lunged at Rasmussen, stabbing him. She is the […]

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Buttigieg says he ‘won’t take lectures on family values’ from Limbaugh

on February 17, 2020, 7:41 AM / in Opinion

He is Gay (Buttigieg), already ignored God’s law, why should he listen to Limbaugh! Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Sunday responded to conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh, who recently said on his show that Americans aren’t ready for a gay president. Buttigieg, the first openly gay presidential candidate, said he would not take “lectures on family values from the […]

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Sanders accuses Bloomberg of trying to ‘buy’ Democratic nomination

Sanders accuses Bloomberg of trying to ‘buy’ Democratic nomination

on February 17, 2020, 7:24 AM / in National News

Days ahead of the Nevada caucuses, several Democratic presidential candidates focused criticism on former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg, who is running for the party’s nomination but not contesting the state. “He thinks he can buy this election,” Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said of Bloomberg, a billionaire financial news publisher. “Well, I’ve got news for Mr. Bloomberg — the […]

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14 U.S. cruise ship evacuees test positive for coronavirus

on February 17, 2020, 7:21 AM / in International News, National News

Two planes left Japan early Monday carrying 328 Americans who spent two weeks quarantined on the Diamond Princess cruise ship due to a coronavirus outbreak on board. Fourteen of the American passengers were confirmed to have been infected with the flu-like virus.   There were about 400 Americans on the ship, and at least 40 are being treated in Japan […]

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1,100 ex-Justice Department officials call for Barr’s resignation

1,100 ex-Justice Department officials call for Barr’s resignation

on February 17, 2020, 7:18 AM / in National News

More than 1,100 Justice Department officials signed a letter released Sunday calling for Attorney General William Barr to resign. The open letter came days after Barr’s Justice Department overruled prosecutors and reduced a sentencing recommendation for President Trump’s longtime confidant Roger Stone, who was convicted of lying to Congress and witness tampering. The DOJ officials who signed the letter said […]

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A Little to the Left… and Other Gun Safety Horror Stories

A Little to the Left… and Other Gun Safety Horror Stories

on February 17, 2020, 7:15 AM / in Opinion

By Tom McHale Tom McHale is the author of the Practical Guides book series that guides new and experienced shooters alike in a fun, approachable, and practical way. His books are available in print and eBook format on Amazon. You can also find him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest. (AmmoLand.com)- The very human propensity to harm ourselves is only surpassed by our ability to judge each […]

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POLICY TIP SHEET: INCREASING THE MINIMUM WAGE DOES NOT REDUCE POVERTY

POLICY TIP SHEET: INCREASING THE MINIMUM WAGE DOES NOT REDUCE POVERTY

on February 17, 2020, 7:05 AM / in National News, Opinion

Here’s a Shocker Increasing the Minimum Wage Does Not Reduce Poverty:  In the past year, 21 states increased their minimum wage laws, and several more are considering similar proposals in the current session. Before passing bills that would arbitrarily raise the minimum wage, policymakers should consider the serious consequences a minimum wage increase can have on employment rates and economic […]

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Chicago Raises Rideshare Fees

Chicago Raises Rideshare Fees

on February 17, 2020, 7:02 AM / in State News

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot recently implemented a 74 percent fee raise on rideshare services such as Uber and Lyft. Despite her positioning as a progressive, Lightfoot’s action will directly harm individuals who lack reliable access to public transportation. Even worse, Lightfoot’s fee hike adds to the already monstrous tax burden borne by residents of the Windy City. No doubt, politics […]

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Key Facts About George Washington

Key Facts About George Washington

on February 17, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

General of the Continental Army: June 15, 1775 to December 23, 1783 President of the United States: April 30, 1789 to March 4, 1797 BIRTH DATE: 1732 at Pope’s Creek, Virginia DEATH DATE: 1799 at Mount Vernon, Virginia (Age 67) HEIGHT: 6′ 2″ (1.879m) WEIGHT: 174lbs (79kg) in 1760 WIFE: Martha Dandridge Custis Washington (Married in 1759) CHILDREN: None RELIGION: […]

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Presidents Day? No, officially it’s still Washington’s Birthday

Presidents Day? No, officially it’s still Washington’s Birthday

on February 17, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, National News, News

It may be a day for big sales and cheaper car prices. It’s usually a day off school, and a day when no mail arrives. But federal workers, including U.S. postal workers, who get a day off work on the third Monday in February are not actually celebrating Presidents Day. The federal holiday, enacted in Washington, D.C., in 1879 and […]

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Opening Doors

Opening Doors

on February 17, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Therefore go and make disciples of all nations.  Matthew 28:19 Charlie Sifford is an important name in American sports. He became the first African-American playing member of the Professional Golfers Association (PGA) Tour, joining a sport that, until 1961, had a “whites only” clause in its by-laws. Enduring racial injustice and harassment, Sifford earned his place at the game’s highest […]

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Quote for Today, February 17th

on February 17, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Where the people fear the government you have tyranny. Where the government fears the people you have liberty. Barnhill, John Basil (1914). “Indictment of Socialism No. 3”

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Old joke bout Tyrone

Old joke bout Tyrone

on February 17, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Tyrone was having trouble in school; his teacher was always yelling at him, “You’re driving me crazy, Tyrone; can’t you learn anything?” One day Tyrone’s mother came to school to see how he was doing. The teacher told her honestly that her son was simply a disaster, getting very low marks, and that she had never had such an unmotivated […]

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