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UNDER FIRE FOR ITS IMMIGRATION DETENTION BUSINESS, A PRIVATE PRISON OPERATOR WORKS TO KEEP EX-CONS FROM GOING BACK TO JAIL

UNDER FIRE FOR ITS IMMIGRATION DETENTION BUSINESS, A PRIVATE PRISON OPERATOR WORKS TO KEEP EX-CONS FROM GOING BACK TO JAIL

on December 10, 2018, 7:18 AM / in State News

By Will Racke | Immigration and Foreign Policy Reporter  |   The Daily Caller GEO Group, one of the country’s biggest private prison operators, has a little known division that helps parolees adjust to life after prison. GEO Care officials worry the company is being unfairly vilified over its immigration detention center, while elected officials ignore the work it does with […]

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Virginia Teacher Fired for Not Playing Into Transgender Madness

Virginia Teacher Fired for Not Playing Into Transgender Madness

on December 10, 2018, 7:14 AM / in State News

Unfiltered Patriot Land of the free? Not when it comes to crossing the LGBT mafia. Virginia high school teacher Peter Vlaming found that out the hard way on Thursday when the West Point Consolidated School District fired him for refusing to use the “preferred pronouns” of a transgender student in his class. “The School Board has policies that prohibit discrimination […]

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Scott federalizes financial clout to benefit GOP candidates, elevate party stature

Scott federalizes financial clout to benefit GOP candidates, elevate party stature

on December 10, 2018, 7:00 AM / in National News, State News

By John Haughey | Watchdog.org When Gov. Rick Scott is sworn into the U.S. Senate next month, he will not only bring another conservative vote to Washington, but a campaign finance network that shattered Florida fundraising records – primarily using his own money – that is now being “federalized” to potentially boost election prospects for fellow GOP candidates. Before November, […]

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Social activism, the law, and the 501(c)(4) route

on December 10, 2018, 6:55 AM / in National News

By Walter Olson Many groups on the left, following the example of the right, have been de-emphasizing or even abandoning the old 501(c)(3) format of tax-deductible charitable endeavor in favor of the 501(c)(4) format, which has fewer tax advantages but allows a wider range of frankly political activity. For some on the progressive side, writes David Pozen, who teaches law […]

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Free speech roundup

on December 10, 2018, 6:53 AM / in National News

By Walter Olson Fourth Circuit rejects gag order on parties and potential witnesses in North Carolina hog farm litigation [Eugene Volokh] Eighth Circuit, interpreting Missouri law’s obligation to register as “lobbyist,” leaves open possibility that requirement extends to unpaid lobbyists, also known as concerned citizens [Jason Hancock, Kansas City Star; Institute for Free Speech on Calzone v. Missouri Ethics Commission] “9 Months in […]

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India Stock Futures Tumble After Central Bank Head Unexpectedly Resigns In Government Spat

India Stock Futures Tumble After Central Bank Head Unexpectedly Resigns In Government Spat

on December 10, 2018, 6:52 AM / in International News

by Tyler Durden India’s central bank governor Urjit Patel unexpectedly announced his resignation on Monday following a tense stand-off with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government over the bank’s independence. In a statement on the Reserve Bank of India’s website, Patel said that “on account of personal reasons, I have decided to step down from my current position effective immediately.” He stepped down […]

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Thanks To Unions, California’s Finances Are Collapsing

Thanks To Unions, California’s Finances Are Collapsing

on December 10, 2018, 6:47 AM / in State News

Originally published by the Daily Caller Feedback loops, the circle-of-life, the Ouroboros – the serpent that eats its own tail. California politics might not be the first place you’d think to look for science and mythology lessons, but these themes are being played out in our state with dramatic consequences. For almost a half century, California has been caught in the grips of […]

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Corsi sues Mueller over alleged grand jury leaks, seeks $350M in damages: report

on December 10, 2018, 6:45 AM / in National News

Watch the latest video at foxnews.com By Edmund DeMarche | Fox News Jerome Corsi, the conservative author accused of lying under oath to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators, filed a federal lawsuit late Sunday accusing Mueller of leaking grand jury items and various constitutional violations, including illegal surveillance, reports said. Politico reported that the newly filed suit claims that Mueller tried to get Corsi to give testimony […]

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Snow Across North Carolina

Snow Across North Carolina

on December 10, 2018, 6:41 AM / in State News

Many parts of North Carolina woke up to the white stuff on Sunday morning as temperatures plunged and precipitation went from snow to sleet to freezing rain through the day.  

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The Deep State’s Original Purpose Was to Rein In Trump

The Deep State’s Original Purpose Was to Rein In Trump

on December 10, 2018, 6:31 AM / in Opinion

By Rush Limbaugh Things are starting to come into a little bit more focus, and for some of you it may have already been in focus. We’ll find out. … What is coming into focus is the Mueller investigation and what its real purpose is. And we have learned this because CNN, of all places — on their website — has revealed […]

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High-Ranking Military Commander Busted in FBI Child Sex Trafficking Sting

on December 10, 2018, 6:25 AM / in National News, State News

Cobb County, GA — Earlier this week, the FBI Metro Atlanta Child Exploitation Task Force held a sting to catch alleged sex traffickers and made multiple arrests in the process. During the sting, a high-ranking Air Force Colonel was ensnared by federal agents. The undercover sex bust unfolded Tuesday night at a Cobb County hotel at which Lt. Col. Willie Newson, 47, […]

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Christmas Quote December 10th

Christmas Quote December 10th

on December 10, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories, History

“Christmas can be celebrated in the school room with pine trees, tinsel and reindeers, but there must be no mention of the man whose birthday is being celebrated. One wonders how a teacher would answer if a student asked why it was called Christmas.” Ronald Reagan Ronald Wilson Reagan was the 40th President of the United States (1981–1989) and the […]

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December 10th in History

December 10th in History

on December 10, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

December 10 is the 344th day of the year (345th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 21 days remaining until the end of the year. You Have Only 14 Days Left Till Christmas Holidays Alfred Nobel Day or Nobeldagen, presentation ceremony of the Nobel Prize. (Sweden) Christian Feast Day: Eulalia of Mérida Miltiades Translation of the Holy […]

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I’m a part of the fellowship of the unashamed

I’m a part of the fellowship of the unashamed

on December 10, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

“I’m a part of the fellowship of the unashamed. The die has been cast. I have stepped over the line. The decision has been made. I’m a disciple of His and I won’t look back, let up, slow down, back away, or be still. My past is redeemed. My present makes sense. My future is secure. I’m done and finished […]

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Ohio State U student government wants mandatory ‘LGBT safe zone’ training for residential advisers

Ohio State U student government wants mandatory ‘LGBT safe zone’ training for residential advisers

on December 10, 2018, 5:59 AM / in State News

by Calvin Freiburger COLUMBUS, Ohio, (LifeSiteNews) – Students interested in becoming residential advisers at Ohio State University should be forced to undergo training geared toward LGBT “inclusion,” according to a resolution passed last week by the student government. The body of undergraduate student leaders voted November 29 to recommend that all RAs be required to submit to “Safe Zone” training […]

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Nick Cannon Just Called Out the Hollywood Double Standard

Nick Cannon Just Called Out the Hollywood Double Standard

on December 10, 2018, 5:57 AM / in Opinion

Nick Cannon is calling out the double standard in Hollywood that has been seen this week as Comedian Kevin Hart was forced to resign from hosting the Oscars for past “homophobic” tweets. Cannon dug up a number of similar tweets by other female comedians who didn’t face the same type of backlash and scrutiny that Hart received. As reported by tmz.com […]

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Rep. Steve Cohen Says President Donald Trump is a ‘Criminal Enterprise’

Rep. Steve Cohen Says President Donald Trump is a ‘Criminal Enterprise’

on December 9, 2018, 8:57 AM / in State News

U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN-09), the same man who said he wants U.S. Sen.-elect Marsha Blackburn to jump off a bridge, has concluded that President Donald Trump is a “criminal enterprise.” On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” Steve Cohen spoke about the sentencing memos on former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen. He said, “Donald Trump is a criminal enterprise.” […]

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Liar, Liar – Pants on Fire…

Liar, Liar – Pants on Fire…

on December 9, 2018, 8:55 AM / in Opinion

H/T to The Federal Observer Why is it a crime for a citizen to lie to the government, but no crime at all when government politicians routinely LIE to the citizens? In typical form, the mainstream media talking heads and their mindless followers are making much ado about nothing concerning a recent plea deal confession by Michael Cohen, the former […]

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Elementary school student arrested after bringing handgun to school in Cumberland Co.

on December 9, 2018, 8:52 AM / in State News

By KnoxNews An elementary school student in Cumberland County was arrested on Friday after bringing a firearm to school, according to Cumberland County Schools and the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office. A sixth grade student at Pleasant Hill Elementary was charged with attempted aggravated assault and possession of a weapon on school property after the student showed the gun to other […]

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Open primaries have been good for the TN GOP. Why change what works?

on December 9, 2018, 8:14 AM / in Opinion

A Disgruntled Republican in Nashville Last week the Republican Party state executive committee passed a resolution calling for a change in the law to close party primaries.  As it stand now, when you go to vote you can, at the moment you walk into the voting location, decide if you want to vote in the Republican primary or the Democrat […]

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