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Quote of Today

Quote of Today

on December 12, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

“The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.” Patrick Henry An American attorney, planter and politician who became known as an orator during the movement for independence in Virginia in the 1770s. A Founding Father, he served as the first and sixth post-colonial Governor of Virginia, from 1776 to 1779 […]

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Tinsel

Tinsel

on December 12, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

Tinsel was invented in Germany around 1610. At that time real silver was used, and machines were invented which pulled the silver out into the wafer thin strips for tinsel. Silver was durable, but tarnished quickly, especially with candlelight. Attempts were made to use a mixture of lead and tin, but this was heavy and tended to break under its […]

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Christian Perseverance

Christian Perseverance

on December 12, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

Written by  William F. Jasper Meriam Ibrahim sat shackled in Khartoum’s Omdurman Federal Women’s Prison, sentenced to 100 lashes and death by hanging. Her 20-month-old son, Martin Wani, who shared her prison cell, was ill from the filth and the stress of the imprisonment. And now, Ibrahim, a Christian Sudanese who was pregnant when arrested, would deliver her second child […]

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Tinseltown’s war on Christianity

on December 12, 2017, 6:00 AM / in National News, News

By Jeffrey T. Kuhner Anti-Christian bigotry is rearing its ugly head again. Comedy Central is  developing a new animated series called “JC.” Its premise is that Jesus Christ,  alienated from his aloof and bored father, God, goes to New York City and has  adventures in the Big Apple. Christ will be shown as a deracinated, cynical city  slicker who partakes […]

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Christmas Quote December 12th

Christmas Quote December 12th

on December 12, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories, History

“I heard the bells on Christmas Day Their old, familiar carols play, And wild and sweet The words repeat Of peace on earth, good-will to men!” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was an American poet whose works include “Paul Revere’s Ride”, The Song of Hiawatha, and “Evangeline”. He was also the first American to translate Dante Alighieri’s The Divine […]

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December 12th in History

December 12th in History

on December 12, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

December 12 is the 346th day of the year (347th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 19 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Edburga of Minster-in-Thanet Feast of the Apparition of Our Lady of Guadalupe (Mexico) Vicelinus Constitution Day (Russia, 1993-2005) Feast of Masá’il (“Questions”), the […]

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DAYS AFTER HUGE FAKE NEWS BLUNDER, CNN RETURNS TO ATTACKING TRUMP

DAYS AFTER HUGE FAKE NEWS BLUNDER, CNN RETURNS TO ATTACKING TRUMP

on December 11, 2017, 9:14 AM / in News

No moment of reflection for hyper-partisan network Just three days after their huge fake news blunder that prompted widespread embarrassment, CNN is refusing to show any contrition and immediately returned to attacking Trump this morning. On Friday, CNN breathlessly reported on an email that secretly offered the Trump campaign special access to the DNC emails before they were published online. […]

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Christians Can Vote for Roy Moore with a Clear Conscience

on December 11, 2017, 9:04 AM / in National News, Opinion

Great article by John Nolte… As I said in Sunday school class today, this is more about Roe v. Wade than anything that the media is making it out to be.  Moore is pro-life, Jones is pro-abortion, it’s that simple.  (One of Jones’ recent ads states that he voted against late-term abortion, as if to imply he’s against abortion, which […]

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Media Suffers Most Humiliating Debacle in Ages / Seven Times CNN Botched News in 2017

on December 11, 2017, 9:03 AM / in News

GREENWALD: Media Suffers Most Humiliating Debacle in Ages https://theintercept.com/2017/12/09/the-u-s-media-yesterday-suffered-its-most-humiliating-debacle-in-ages-now-refuses-all-transparency-over-what-happened/ Seven Times CNN Botched News in 2017 http://dailycaller.com/2017/12/08/7-times-cnn-botched-the-news-in-2017/   CNN Media Panel:  Our Fake News Stories Are Why You Should Trust Us https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/nicholas-fondacaro/2017/12/10/cnn-media-panel-our-fake-news-stories-are-why-you-should   All The Proof You’ll Ever Need That America’s Media Really Are ‘Fake News’ https://www.dailywire.com/news/24513/all-proof-youll-ever-need-americas-media-really-joseph-curl   In Christ, Fred

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Royal Romance

Royal Romance

on December 11, 2017, 9:01 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Monday, December 11, 2017. Eighty-one years ago today, a thin and handsome man known to his beloved as “David,” but to the British people as Edward VIII, became the first English monarch to voluntarily abdicate the throne. He did so for love, which seems quaint today. As Tina Turner might say, what’s love got to do with […]

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Our Best DIY Food Gifts for Every Budget and Skill Level

Our Best DIY Food Gifts for Every Budget and Skill Level

on December 11, 2017, 8:59 AM / in Food

HANNAH BURKHALTER Going the DIY route for gifting this holiday season? Good call. Here’s your guide to making (not-lame) food gifts your loved ones will actually use and enjoy. No matter how crafty you are in the kitchen or how limited your budget, we have you covered this year. Let me guess. There are a lot of wonderful people in your life you want […]

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NYC explosion: Suspect in custody after blast near Port Authority Bus Terminal

on December 11, 2017, 8:43 AM / in State News

by TOM WINTER, JONATHAN DIENST, KALHAN ROSENBLATT and ELIZABETH CHUCK   |  NBC News An explosion occurred during rush hour Monday morning near New York City’s Port Authority, police said. One suspect was in custody following the incident at 42nd Street and Eighth Avenue, according to a senior NYPD official. The Fire Department of New York said there was a total of four non-life-threatening […]

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Gun Control is in Progressivism’s DNA

Gun Control is in Progressivism’s DNA

on December 11, 2017, 8:37 AM / in Opinion

Forgot to mention the direct election of U. S. Senators; this relieved Senators from being bound by the states. By Dean Weingarten Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- Progressive infatuation with gun control and population disarmament stems from their foundationial premises about the nature of reality. Progressivism was born out of the end of the frontier and of frustrations with the restraints of the Constitution.  Politicians […]

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By What Authority? (Part 1)

By What Authority? (Part 1)

on December 11, 2017, 8:14 AM / in Opinion

“Where’s the justice, where’s the law; raise your healthy voice.” Ted Nugent~(Stormtroopin, 1975) I often wonder if people have ever stopped to think about the reasons for which our government was established, and if there are any limits to the things they believe it can and cannot do for them. From the conversations I have had with people, I seriously doubt […]

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Charles Dickens in Tax Court, courtesy Judge Mark Holmes

Charles Dickens in Tax Court, courtesy Judge Mark Holmes

on December 11, 2017, 8:06 AM / in Bedtime Stories, History

Bob Kamman, Procedurally Taxing: “I searched other Tax Court orders and decisions available at the Court’s website. Surprisingly, this is the only reference to Jarndyce. I searched for Dickens. There were petitioners named Dickens, and petitioners with an address on Dickens Street. But the only other Dickens reference came from an opinion by the same Judge Holmes” [U.S. Tax Court […]

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Legal News Update, December 11, 2017

on December 11, 2017, 8:02 AM / in National News, State News

By Walter Olson Getting deserved attention: blog post on hundred little regulatory obstacles that can block piecemeal redevelopment of commercial space [Johnny at Granola Shotgun via John Cochrane and Tyler Cowen] Suit that asserted legal personhood for Colorado River: a good case for sanctions? [Greg Herbers/WLF, Marianne Goodland, Colorado Springs Gazette] Large U.S. farm study finds no cancer link to Monsanto glyphosate (Roundup) weedkiller, state […]

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Florida Sexual Harassment Scandals Roil 2018 Election Outlook

Florida Sexual Harassment Scandals Roil 2018 Election Outlook

on December 11, 2017, 8:00 AM / in State News

BY ROD KACKLEY    |    PJ Media A private security guard walks alongside a legislative staffer who accused Florida state Sen. Jack Latvala (R) of sexual harassment for her protection these days inside the State Capitol, and her attorney is asking for a special prosecutor. Rachel Perrin Rogers is one of six women who has accused Latvala of varying degrees of sexual […]

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Always Believe the Women––Really?

Always Believe the Women––Really?

on December 11, 2017, 7:53 AM / in Opinion

By Joan Swirsky    |    Canadian Free Press It’s become de rigeur for public figures and media personalities to repeat the tired mantra: Always believe the women. This refers, of course, to any accusation of sexual harassment, no matter how far in the past it took place and even if it was interpreted at the time as innocent flirting. Leftists […]

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Haslam: Devising Different Incentives for Border Areas Like Memphis Difficult

Haslam: Devising Different Incentives for Border Areas Like Memphis Difficult

on December 11, 2017, 7:46 AM / in State News

By Bill Dries  |   (Memphis) Daily News Changing the economic development strategy Tennessee cities use isn’t a new concept. But doing so is easier said than done when bordered by eight states – more than another other state in the union. In recent years there has been a renewed push among local leaders for recognition by state government that not […]

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The Tennessean Newspaper Apparently Thinks this Man is the next coming….

on December 11, 2017, 7:24 AM / in Opinion, State News

Phil Bredesen on US Senate race: ‘I’m not running against Donald Trump’ In their quest to retake control of the U.S. Senate next year, Democrats in most states will be out to exploit the perceived unpopularity of President Donald Trump against their Republican opponents. But as Democrat Phil Bredesen begins his U.S. Senate campaign in reliably red Tennessee — where […]

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