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Father raped, chained, beat twin daughters for 10 years: police

Father raped, chained, beat twin daughters for 10 years: police

on February 24, 2018, 5:32 AM / in State News

A Minneapolis father was arrested this week on slew of charges for the alleged rape, starvation and beating of his twin daughters – one of whom he twice impregnated – over the course of several years, authorities said. Jerry Lee Curry, 51, was charged in Hennepin County District Court for crimes involving sexual conduct, abuse and stalking, which left his […]

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China ASAT Test Part of Growing Space War Threat

on February 23, 2018, 8:10 AM / in International News

By Bill Gertz   |   Washington Free Beacon DNI outlines growing danger to satellites from Beijing’s missiles, lasers and robot spacecraft China earlier this month conducted the latest flight test of one of its newest and deadliest strategic missiles—the DN-3 anti-satellite interceptor. The test, as in the past, was masked by the Chinese military as a missile defense interceptor test. American defense […]

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IWO JIMA

IWO JIMA

on February 23, 2018, 8:06 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Friday, February 23, 2018. Seventy-three years ago today, the U.S. Marines raised the American flag atop Mt. Suribachi on the Pacific island of Iwo Jima. Captured on film by Associated Press photographer Joe Rosenthal, the image became an instant classic that helped buck up a war-weary nation. It is still an iconic symbol of the war in […]

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DEMS: SHULKIN RESPONSE TO TRAVEL REPORT ‘OVERLY DEFENSIVE’

on February 23, 2018, 8:03 AM / in National News

Four Democrats, including the ranking member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, said Thursday they are “troubled” by VA Secretary David Shulkin’s “overly defensive” response to a scathing inspector general report about the secretary’s trip to Europe last year. In a letter to Shulkin, the senators said he needs to officially tell the inspector general he will comply with all […]

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Transgender in the News….

on February 23, 2018, 8:02 AM / in National News

Defense Secretary James Mattis will make his recommendation to President Trump any day now on what to do with the military’s transgender service members. One report Thursday, from The Washington Post, said Mattis’ recommendation will be to allow transgender troops to continue to serve, despite Trump’s tweeted intention to ban transgender people from serving in any capacity. The Post cited two […]

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Congress, Help Us Provide For Greater Indebtedness

on February 23, 2018, 7:59 AM / in National News, State News

Where’s the undo button? The National Association of State Treasurers (NAST) is urging Congress to reinstate a tax preference that was eliminated in the GOP tax-cut law, arguing that doing so would help state and local governments finance infrastructure projects. The group wants Congress to restore the tax exemption for advance refunding bonds, which state and local governments issue to […]

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Protect Thou Bank Account

Protect Thou Bank Account

on February 23, 2018, 7:55 AM / in National News

Federal officials are warning of a spike in phishing campaigns during the IRS’s tax filing season, particularly those targeting information from would-be victims’ W-2 forms. The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center issued an alert late Wednesday warning of an increase in W-2 phishing campaigns. “This scam is just one of several new variations of IRS and tax-related phishing campaigns targeting W-2 information, […]

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Rate, rate don’t tell me!

on February 23, 2018, 7:53 AM / in National News

Randal Quarles, the Federal Reserve’s vice chairman of supervision, said Thursday that the central bank should move ahead with a projected interest rate hike even if inflation lags below target levels. Quarles, the first Fed governor appointed by President Trump, said the bank shouldn’t let what he considers temporary factors suppressing inflation affect monetary policy. “The current shortfall in inflation from target […]

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Mueller files new charges against Manafort, Gates

on February 23, 2018, 7:52 AM / in National News

Paul Manafort and Rick Gates were charged Thursday with 32 counts of bank fraud, tax evasion and failing to disclose a dizzying array of foreign companies and holdings. A federal court in Virginia on Thursday returned a 32-count superseding indictment charging Manafort and Gates through Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s wide-ranging investigation. Here’s a rundown of what Manafort and Gates allegedly did according […]

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Blacks labeled racist for opposing Obama Library plans…

on February 23, 2018, 7:49 AM / in National News, State News

When I saw this headline on DRUDGE  my thought was:    Is this a case of the pot calling the kettle BLACK? As Obama Presidential Center comes closer to reality, tensions on race, class surface Bronwyn Nichols Lodato, a Hyde Park resident, Haroon Garel, a Woodlawn community organizer, Erin Adams, a University of Chicago professor and South Shore resident, share their […]

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Massive Opposition Kills Hawaii Anti-homeschool Bill

Massive Opposition Kills Hawaii Anti-homeschool Bill

on February 23, 2018, 7:46 AM / in Opinion, State News

A tsunami of opposition was able to derail an extreme bill in Hawaii, known as SB2323, that would have treated homeschool families as guilty until proven innocent. Among other controversies, the scheme would have required background checks and child-welfare investigations of all homeschool parents to determine whether they are suitable for raising their own children. It also would have required state […]

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Do Not Let the Children Lead

Do Not Let the Children Lead

on February 23, 2018, 7:43 AM / in Opinion

Where are all the grown-ups in times of crisis and grief? Don’t bother searching America’s prestigious law schools. Two adult men, occupying lofty perches as law professors, argued this week that the voting age in the U.S. should be lowered to 16 because some high school survivors of the Parkland, Florida, shooting who want gun control “are proving how important […]

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“Racism” as Spoken of in the Bible

on February 23, 2018, 7:41 AM / in Opinion, Religion

By Willie Martin While we are not concerned with “Universalism” herein we are concerned with “Racism” as spoken of in the Bible. Now let us search the Scriptures to see whether they teach “racism.” We will let the Scriptures speak for themselves and we will not take them out of context. The first Scripture we are going to consider on […]

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Trump Set To Enact More Gun Control

Trump Set To Enact More Gun Control

on February 23, 2018, 7:32 AM / in Opinion

I wish Donald Trump would stop giving me cause to write about him. I don’t enjoy this. Every time I tell the truth about Trump, I lose “friends.” I lose financial support. My email inbox fills up with hate mail. People just don’t want to hear the truth about Donald Trump. But if I don’t write about him, hardly anyone […]

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Protect Kids or Confiscate Guns?

Protect Kids or Confiscate Guns?

on February 23, 2018, 7:25 AM / in Opinion

In days gone by, a massacre of students like the atrocity at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School would have brought us together. But like so many atrocities before it, this mass murder is tearing us apart. The perpetrator, the sick and evil 19-year-old who killed 17 innocents with a gun is said to be contrite. Having confessed, he faces life […]

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As gun debate roils on, teachers in this Texas school are already armed

As gun debate roils on, teachers in this Texas school are already armed

on February 23, 2018, 6:59 AM / in National News, State News

LA Times In the days since a 19-year-old gunman stormed onto his former high school campus in Parkland, Fla., killing 17 people with an AR-15 assault rifle, the nation has been embroiled in a debate over what to do about school violence: How do you make it stop? Here at Argyle High School, they already have an answer to that […]

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Father Of Parkland Survivor Accuses CNN Of Pushing Gun Control Narrative

Father Of Parkland Survivor Accuses CNN Of Pushing Gun Control Narrative

on February 23, 2018, 6:53 AM / in National News

AMBER ATHEY  |   Daily Caller The father of a Stoneman Douglas High School student is accusing CNN of specifically seeking out survivors of the shooting who wanted to talk about gun control, bolstering another survivor’s claims that the network tried to plant scripted questions at their Wednesday night town hall. Andrew Klein, a Republican gun-owner and the father of Ariana […]

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Democratic Mayor May Face Criminal Charges After Nude Cellphone Photos And Deleted Chats Surface

on February 23, 2018, 6:47 AM / in State News

HENRY RODGERS | Daily Caller Democratic Nashville Mayor Megan Barry admitted to having an expensive affair. Barry may faces criminal charges for public official misconduct and theft of property. The mayor allegedly spent nearly $33,000 of the government’s money on her affair. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has received information that could lead to criminal charges against Democratic Nashville Mayor Megan Barry, according to […]

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Soft Targets – Gun Banners Exploit Student Victims of Gun Violence

Soft Targets – Gun Banners Exploit Student Victims of Gun Violence

on February 23, 2018, 6:43 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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So-Called ‘Conservatives’ Need to Stop Offering Gun-Grabbers Concessions

So-Called ‘Conservatives’ Need to Stop Offering Gun-Grabbers Concessions

on February 23, 2018, 6:41 AM / in Opinion

USA – -(Ammoland.com)- “Gun-violence restraining orders (GVROs) make us all safer while empowering the individual and protecting liberty,” David French of National Review Online asserts in “A Gun-Control Measure Conservatives Should Consider.” That’s despite his admission later in the piece that “I don’t pretend that a GVRO is the solution to mass killings. There is no ‘solution.’” Still, French insists — making […]

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