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War With Iran Would Become ‘Trump’s War’

War With Iran Would Become ‘Trump’s War’

on June 18, 2019, 8:00 AM / in Opinion

“Who wants a U.S. war with Iran? Primarily the same people who goaded us into wars in Iraq, Syria, Libya and Yemen, and who oppose every effort of Trump’s to extricate us from those wars…” President Donald Trump cannot want war with Iran. Such a war, no matter how long, would be fought in and around the Persian Gulf, through […]

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Bubba had shingles.

on June 18, 2019, 7:56 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Why health care is increasingly expensive under the care of Dr. Sam $$$ Here’s what happened to Bubba: Bubba walked into a doctor’s office and the receptionist asked him what he had. Bubba said: ‘Shingles.’ So she wrote down his name, address, medical insurance number and told him to have a seat. Fifteen minutes later a nurse’s aide came out […]

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Latest Poll Increases Pressure on Pelosi to Impeach Trump

Latest Poll Increases Pressure on Pelosi to Impeach Trump

on June 18, 2019, 7:54 AM / in National News, Opinion

The latest poll from NBC News/Wall Street Journal is putting increasing pressure on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to begin impeachment proceedings against the president. It showed support for impeachment from rank-and-file Democrats increasing from 30 percent to almost 50 percent in just the last month. The poll of 1,825 adults taken between June 8-11 showed 48 percent of Democrats supporting filing […]

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Gloria Vanderbilt dies at 95

on June 18, 2019, 7:50 AM / in People

Gloria Vanderbilt died at her home Monday at the age of 95. Vanderbilt was the daughter of railroad heir Reginald Vanderbilt and his second wife Gloria Morgan. She became an accomplished actress, artist, socialite, and author during her lifetime. Her final piece of written work was a book she co-authored with her son, Anderson Cooper, in 2016. Cooper announced his […]

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Police identify Dallas gunman as 22-year-old Army veteran

Police identify Dallas gunman as 22-year-old Army veteran

on June 18, 2019, 7:44 AM / in State News

Police identified the masked gunman who opened fire in front of a federal Dallas courthouse Monday morning as 22-year-old Army veteran Brian Clyde. Clyde was shot dead shortly after he began shooting outside the Earle Cabell Federal Building in downtown Dallas. His attack shattered doors, but did not seriously injure any bystanders. Police said Clyde, who was carrying more than […]

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Trump says removal of illegal immigrants will begin next week

on June 18, 2019, 7:42 AM / in National News

President Trump announced U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin the process of deporting millions of illegal immigrants living in the U.S. next week. “They will be removed as fast as they come in,” Trump said. In a series of tweets Monday night, Trump blamed congressional Democrats for the border crisis but praised Mexico and Guatemala for ramping up efforts to […]

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U.S. reinstates some aid to Central American countries hours after announcing cutoffs

U.S. reinstates some aid to Central American countries hours after announcing cutoffs

on June 18, 2019, 7:41 AM / in International News, National News

The U.S. announced Monday evening it will follow through with supplying $432 million in previously-approved funding to El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala, backtracking on a statement made hours earlier that it would cut off aid to the three Central American countries. The Trump administration previously said it would be cutting more than $615 million in aid in order to send […]

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Pentagon to send 1,000 more U.S. troops to the Middle East

Pentagon to send 1,000 more U.S. troops to the Middle East

on June 18, 2019, 7:38 AM / in International News, National News

The Pentagon announced it will send more than 1,000 additional U.S. troops to the Middle East after recent attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman have increased tensions between the U.S. and Iran. U.S. Central Command Chief General Frank McKenzie requested the deployment, which comes after 1,500 troops were sent to the region late last month after similar […]

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SCOTUS Punts on Gay Wedding Cake, Nun Cases

SCOTUS Punts on Gay Wedding Cake, Nun Cases

on June 18, 2019, 7:00 AM / in National News

By  Charles Fain Lehman  |   Washington Free Beacon The United States Supreme Court on Monday avoided taking action on two potentially inflammatory cases that touched on issues of religious liberty. The first case, Klein v. Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries, concerned a pair of Oregon bakers who cited religious objections in declining to bake a cake for a lesbian couple’s wedding in […]

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SCOTUS: Private Firms Not Bound by First Amendment

SCOTUS: Private Firms Not Bound by First Amendment

on June 18, 2019, 6:35 AM / in National News

Turns back suit that could have made social media subject to free speech law By Charles Fain Lehman  |   Washington Free Beacon A private corporation that runs a public “forum” is not bound by the First Amendment, the Supreme Court ruled Monday morning. The case, which nominally concerns a public access channel in New York, has attracted attention as a potential vector […]

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Microsoft Celebrates Pride

Microsoft Celebrates Pride

on June 18, 2019, 6:12 AM / in National News

If you were unlucky enough to open up your emails yesterday afternoon and you just happen to use Microsoft as your operating system, then you were more than likely got the email forced on you by Microsoft celebrating Pride month. Now there are some of us that work for a living and part of that involves some knowledge of Microsoft […]

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June 18th in History

June 18th in History

on June 18, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

June 18 is the 169th day of the year (170th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 196 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Autistic Pride Day (International) Christian Feast Day: Bernard Mizeki (Anglican and Episcopal Church) Elizabeth of Schönau Gregorio Barbarigo Leontius, Hypatius and Theodulus Marina the Monk (Maronite Church, Coptic Orthodox Church of […]

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The price is just too high.

The price is just too high.

on June 18, 2019, 5:32 AM / in National News, State News

Good Morning I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but ads for the Gardasil HPV vaccine have been increasing and now parents are being encouraged to not only make sure that their daughters have the vaccine, but that their sons have it too. Well, not so fast! I have collected information about this effort since 2007 when Texas Governor Rick Perry […]

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Why “Spiritual but not Religious” Doesn’t Help Much

Why “Spiritual but not Religious” Doesn’t Help Much

on June 18, 2019, 5:22 AM / in Religion

BY GENE VEITH  |   Patheos.com Most of the “Nones” who have no affiliation with any particular religion do hold religious beliefs.  But they claim to be “spiritual but not religious.”  They often believe in a deity of some kind (only 21% don’t believe in God), and they may even pray and do other religious exercises, but they reject “organized religion.”  For […]

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China Rx: Exposing the Risks of America’s Dependence on China for Medicine

China Rx: Exposing the Risks of America’s Dependence on China for Medicine

on June 17, 2019, 7:20 AM / in Announcements

Thanks to Erin A. for the tip on this new book.  This is an addition to the post yesterday about alternative health matters.  All the more reason to change how you eat, drink, and the source of those prescriptions you take now. This is part of the email from Erin to explain the problem this author has had in getting […]

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Conservatives Win Court Battle Against IRS For Discrimination By Obama And The Democrats

Conservatives Win Court Battle Against IRS For Discrimination By Obama And The Democrats

on June 17, 2019, 7:15 AM / in National News

By NWV Senior Political News Writer, Jim Kouri Scores of conservative organizations that were unjustly targeted by members of President Barack Obama’s Internal Revenue Service (IRS) were awarded millions of dollars in a settlement brokered by a U.S. District judge, in a case that received scant news coverage The judge agreed they had been illegally targeted by the consumer administration for political […]

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Trump administration and political allies raise stakes for action against Iran

Trump administration and political allies raise stakes for action against Iran

on June 17, 2019, 7:09 AM / in International News, National News

By Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver Talk of military confrontation escalated over the weekend as U.S. leaders described what should happen next after two oil tankers were reportedly attacked at sea in the Middle East last week. The United States blames the tanker explosions on Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, but Iran has strenuously denied involvement. Today, Iran announced it will break […]

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USA POWERLIFTING FEDERATION PREPARES TO DEFEND TRANSGENDER ATHLETE POLICY IN COURT

USA POWERLIFTING FEDERATION PREPARES TO DEFEND TRANSGENDER ATHLETE POLICY IN COURT

on June 17, 2019, 6:56 AM / in National News

USA Powerlifting is facing a discrimination complaint in Minnesota over its transgender athlete policy after it said JayCee Cooper, a biological man, couldn’t compete in women’s events. The federation’s president told The Daily Caller it’s prepared to go to court to keep the policy in place, and framed the policy as protecting the federal rights of women. “At some point, […]

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Pittsburgh Mayor Presents DICK’S Award for Gun Control Advocacy

Pittsburgh Mayor Presents DICK’S Award for Gun Control Advocacy

on June 17, 2019, 6:44 AM / in National News, State News

On June 4-5, the annual Yale Mayors College & CEO Summit was held in New York City. The theme of this year’s CEO Summit was “Trumpeting the Issues without Becoming the Issue: Selective Use of CEO Voice.” Making clear that much of the event was about corporate virtue signaling strategy, “Session 2” on the June 4 agenda was titled, “The Courage to Stand Alone: […]

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Case Study: Epic Fail in North Las Vegas Council Race

Case Study: Epic Fail in North Las Vegas Council Race

on June 17, 2019, 6:38 AM / in Opinion

(Chuck Muth) – On Wednesday morning I wrote a post-election column in which I referenced the North Las Vegas City Council Ward 4 race where the Republican candidate was crushed by the Democrat candidate, 60-40%. In it I noted that the “local GOP organization did virtually nothing to assist their Republican candidate (Pete Shields) – aside from some ineffective, last-minute robo-calls.” The local […]

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