Archive for August 9th, 2022

Humor for today

on August 9, 2022, 8:07 AM / in Bedtime Stories

H/T to Richard The State of Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife sends a letter to a home/landowner asking for permission to access a creek on his property to document the decline in a certain species of unheard of frogs. The property owners’ response in the second letter is EPIC. Letter from Washington Dept. Of Fish & Wildlife: WDFWR Staff […]

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Heartland Liberty’s Dan Meredith interview with John Harris on the state of Tennessee’s gun laws

Heartland Liberty’s Dan Meredith interview with John Harris on the state of Tennessee’s gun laws

on August 9, 2022, 7:54 AM / in State News

Heartland Liberty’s Dan Meredith interview with John Harris on the status of gun laws in Tennessee Dan Meredith with Heartland Liberty interviews John Harris, Executive Director of TFA, on August 4, 2022, regarding the state of Tennessee gun laws.   View the interview here or see the entire list of Hearthland Liberty’s interview catalogue on its site. TFALAC Annual Event The TFALAC (TFA’s political […]

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Trump-Endorsed Laxalt: Nevadans to ‘Pay the Price’ for Sen. Cortez Masto’s ‘Inflation Reduction Act’ Support

on August 9, 2022, 7:51 AM / in State News

Vulnerable Nevada Democrat Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto voted to pass the falsely labeled Inflation Reduction Act on Sunday — a move her Trump-backed Republican opponent said will only worsen the economy and crush everyday Americans. “Catherine Cortez Masto just voted to raise taxes on Nevada families and small businesses in the midst of a recession,” Nevada U.S. Senate candidate Adam Laxalt (R) said […]

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GOP Sen. Marshall: Reconciliation Bill’s Increased Tax on Oil Drilling Will Increase Gas Prices

on August 9, 2022, 7:48 AM / in National News

On Monday’s broadcast of Newsmax TV’s “Spicer & Co.,” Sen. Roger Marshall (R-KS) said that the increase in costs for fossil fuel production on public lands and waters through increased minimum royalties for oil and gas extraction on public lands and waters contained in the Inflation Reduction Act reconciliation bill passed by the Senate will “absolutely, without question,” cause the price of […]

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Immaculate Disinflation Expectations

Immaculate Disinflation Expectations

on August 9, 2022, 7:43 AM / in National News

The left’s loathing against stock buybacks never really made much sense but now it will apparently be codified into the tax code through the Inflation Reduction Act. The IRA is primarily a climate change spending bill. It aims to increase investment in clean energy and cars by providing hundreds of billions of dollars of tax credits and other subsidies. The […]

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Who Won the Taiwan War Games?

Who Won the Taiwan War Games?

on August 9, 2022, 7:41 AM / in Opinion

After 19 hours in Taiwan, the speaker flew to South Korea, where her reception was described as “cool.” President Yoon Suk Yeol, though at home in Seoul when Pelosi arrived, did not meet with her, but instead held a 40-minute phone conversation. South Korea, like its neighbors, is anxious not to offend China. When House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defied White […]

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More on the Raid against Trump

on August 9, 2022, 7:39 AM / in Opinion

As I sit here listening to the updates on Newsmax  related to the FBI raid on Mar-a-Lago.  It all takes me back to the assassination of JFK – the time leading up to it.  JFK was going against the *establishment* in things he was doing and planning to do.  I was watching his visit to Dallas and saw it all […]

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Multiple people injured in fight aboard Rhode Island ferry

Multiple people injured in fight aboard Rhode Island ferry

on August 9, 2022, 7:37 AM / in State News

By Allie Griffin | The New York Post Multiple people were injured in a fight aboard a Rhode Island ferry Monday night. The ferry was returning from Block Island to the Port Judith ferry terminal in Narragansett when the brawl broke out, the Narragansett fire chief told local NBC-affiliate WJAR News. The number of people injured and the extent of their injuries […]

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Republicans erupt over FBI’s Mar-a-Lago raid

on August 9, 2022, 7:30 AM / in National News

BY ZACH SCHONFELD  | The Hill A growing number of Republicans are erupting over news of an FBI raid of former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence, accusing federal agents of unfairly targeting the ex-president for political purposes, with some suggesting that the law enforcement agency be “defunded.” Many Republicans also echoed sentiments from Trump’s Monday statement in which he said his home […]

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A Precedent and Not About January 6

on August 9, 2022, 6:54 AM / in Opinion

By Erick-Woods Erickson  First, prayers are appreciated. Today is scan day. If you know, you know. Second, I’m not going to get into the “our Republic is over” stuff I see circulating on social media. The left thinks the right is a threat to democracy. The right thinks the left is a threat to the republic. The thing they all […]

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The Long, Hot Summer of 1967: A Forgotten Season of Riots and Urban Unrest Across America

The Long, Hot Summer of 1967: A Forgotten Season of Riots and Urban Unrest Across America

on August 9, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

Written by Sam Jacobs  |  AMMO.COM The Book of Ecclesiastes says that there is nothing new under the sun. And while many have spoken of the “unprecedented” nature of the rioting in the early summer of 2020, it is actually quite precedented. The Long, Hot Summer of 1967 was the peak of urban unrest and rioting in the United States in the lead up to […]

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August 9th in History

August 9th in History

on August 9, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

August 9 is the 221st day of the year (222nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 144 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Candida Maria of Jesus Edith Stein Firmus and Rusticus Herman of Alaska (Russian Orthodox Church and related congregations; Episcopal Church (USA)) John Vianney Mary Sumner (Church of England) […]

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FBI, armed with warrant, searches Trump’s Mar-a-Lago

FBI, armed with warrant, searches Trump’s Mar-a-Lago

on August 9, 2022, 6:00 AM / in National News

The unannounced search came with Trump staying, for the summer, at his New Jersey golf club The FBI searched Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate as part of an investigation into whether he took classified records from the White House to his Florida residence, people familiar with the matter said Monday, a move that represents a dramatic and unprecedented escalation of law […]

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A Special House

A Special House

on August 9, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, August 9, 2017. Forty-three years ago today, one U.S. president departed the White House, resigning to avoid impeachment and conviction. Another, a Midwesterner who had never pursued national office, assumed his place. The statements of both men on that somber summer day serve as a reminder that the United States has experienced political turbulence before. We’ve […]

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Judge considers whether to block Georgia abortion law again

on August 9, 2022, 5:57 AM / in State News

ATLANTA (AP) — A judge is considering whether Georgia officials should once again be prohibited from enforcing the state’s restrictive abortion law while a legal challenge against it is pending. Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney heard arguments Monday from lawyers for the state and for doctors and advocacy groups who filed a lawsuit challenging the law. He said he needed […]

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Olivia Newton-John, who played Sandy in ‘Grease,’ dies at 73

Olivia Newton-John, who played Sandy in ‘Grease,’ dies at 73

on August 9, 2022, 5:53 AM / in People

NEW YORK (AP) — Olivia Newton-John, the Grammy-winning superstar who reigned on pop, country, adult contemporary and dance charts with such hits as “Physical” and “You’re the One That I Want” and won countless hearts as everyone’s favorite Sandy in the blockbuster film version of “Grease,” has died. She was 73. Newton-John, a longtime resident of Australia whose sales topped […]

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