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Puerto Rico says power fully restored for first time since 2017 hurricane

on August 15, 2018, 8:42 AM / in State News

Utility crews in the southern Puerto Rico city of Ponce on Tuesday reconnected the last neighborhood left without electricity after last year’s Hurricane Maria, marking the first time power had been restored to the entire island in 11 months, the U.S. Caribbean territory’s electric utility announced. “No more lamps, no more candles, no more extension cords,” Ponce resident Charlie Colon […]

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Colyer concedes to Kobach in Kansas gubernatorial primary

on August 15, 2018, 8:40 AM / in State News

Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer conceded the state’s Republican gubernatorial primary to immigration and voter I.D. hardliner Kris Kobach, Kansas’ secretary of state, on Tuesday. Colyer threw his support behind Kobach, who received an endorsement from President Trump shortly before last week’s vote. Colyer said he called Kobach to congratulate him hours after a tally of votes in the state’s largest […]

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Pawlenty loses in Minnesota, Hallquist makes history in Vermont

on August 15, 2018, 8:38 AM / in National News, State News

Primary elections in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Connecticut, and Vermont reinforced Republicans’ embrace of President Trump’s allies and Democrats’ backing of glass-ceiling breakers. In Minnesota’s GOP gubernatorial primary, underdog Jeff Johnson beat former Gov. Tim Pawlenty, who was weighed down by his 2016 description of Trump as “unhinged and unfit” after a tape surfaced in which Trump boasted about groping women. Meanwhile, […]

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Someone Certainly Has It In for the Catholic Church: Pennsylvania grand jury names 300 priests accused of sexual abuse

on August 15, 2018, 8:36 AM / in News

Catholic bishops and other church leaders covered up sexual abuse of more than 1,000 children by more than 300 priests over seven decades, according to a grand jury report released Tuesday. The “real number” of victims could be in the thousands, but some records have been lost and some victims were afraid to come forward, the grand jury said. “Priests […]

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August 15th in History

August 15th in History

on August 15, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

August 15 is the 227th day of the year (228th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 138 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, one of the Catholic holy days of obligation. (a public holiday in Austria, Belgium, Benin, Bosnia, Burundi, Cameroon, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, […]

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‘Here I Come’

‘Here I Come’

on August 15, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil. —Psalm 23:4 When I was about 10 years old, I climbed a big pine tree in our yard. Grabbing the topmost branch, I pulled myself up to gain the highest vantage point possible. Suddenly the tip of the old pine snapped and I […]

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Jackie Juntti on Bastille Day

on August 14, 2018, 10:23 AM / in History, Opinion

I was looking for something and came across this item I wrote in 2010 and sent to Claire Wolfe which she then posted on her blog. Thought I would share it with the WGEN folks.  I ask again today –  How FREE are you today??? Take a look around you –  can you really walk around and feel *safe* and […]

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Desperation: Ludicrous Tactics of Kavanaugh Opponents Sink to New, Hilarious Low

Desperation: Ludicrous Tactics of Kavanaugh Opponents Sink to New, Hilarious Low

on August 14, 2018, 8:10 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Guy Benson  |  Town Hall Read on for the baseball-related punchline, but first consider the shambolic state in which the Kavanaugh resistance finds itself a few weeks prior to his scheduled Senate hearings. Two major newspapers reviewed the available evidence, quizzed their sources, and reached nearly identical verdicts over the weekend: The organized Left’s opposition to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is […]

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Answers to Question 3 Questions about Rooftop Solar & Net Metering

Answers to Question 3 Questions about Rooftop Solar & Net Metering

on August 14, 2018, 8:04 AM / in State News

I’ve received a number of emails from readers who have rooftop solar systems and are worried about how passage of Question 3 – the Energy Choice Initiative that would eliminate the power monopoly in Nevada and open the market to competition – would impact them. That exact question is addressed directly in a handout I received at the Question 3 […]

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WAS THE WHITE PRIDE DEMONSTRATION A SET-UP?

on August 14, 2018, 7:59 AM / in Opinion

Only a relative few pro-white demonstrators showed up at the latest showdown, and I have this niggling feeling the Antifa protesters may have been set up. Bear with me. I’ve been anticipating such a thing might be carried out for awhile now in response to the physical attacks of Antifa members against anyone they disagree with.  What if the pro-white […]

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Primary day: Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont, and Wisconsin

on August 14, 2018, 7:58 AM / in State News

What do Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont, and Wisconsin have in common? Well, they are all in the Maple (syrup) Belt and have primaries today! What’s better than Super Tuesday? Maple Belt Tuesday. Let’s make this stick. These four states alone are responsible for 52% of the country’s maple syrup production. Statewide primaries are being held in these states today. Get caught […]

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Euro PLUNGES as Turkish lira and Russia rouble send GLOBAL stock markets crashing

Euro PLUNGES as Turkish lira and Russia rouble send GLOBAL stock markets crashing

on August 14, 2018, 7:46 AM / in International News

A PLUNGING Turkish lira and Russian rouble pulled the euro lower today and rippled through riskier assets worldwide, sending stock markets lower and buoying safe haven assets such as U.S. Treasuries. The euro fell to its lowest level since July 2017 and the dollar rallied as Washington piled pressure on Ankara and Moscow. The lira went into free-fall, sinking more […]

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America’s Lengthening Enemies List

America’s Lengthening Enemies List

on August 14, 2018, 7:42 AM / in Opinion

Friday, deep into the 17th year of America’s longest war, Taliban forces overran Ghazni, a provincial capital that sits on the highway from Kabul to Kandahar. The ferocity of the Taliban offensive brought U.S. advisers along with U.S. air power, including a B-1 bomber, into the battle. “As the casualty toll in Ghazni appeared to soar on Sunday,” The Wall […]

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It’s the Economy Stupid, Even in Iran

It’s the Economy Stupid, Even in Iran

on August 14, 2018, 7:41 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Art by Michael Ramirez

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Kaitlin Bennett to Hold Open Carry Rally at Kent State University

Kaitlin Bennett to Hold Open Carry Rally at Kent State University

on August 14, 2018, 7:39 AM / in State News

by John Crump Kent State University –-(Ammoland.com)- Kaitlin Bennett, the Kent State graduate, who made national headlines by posting a picture of herself with her AR-10 and a graduation cap that bore the pro-gun phrase “Come and Take It”, is returning to campus. On Saturday, September 29th, Bennett will be hosting an open carry rally on Risman Plaza on the campus of Kent […]

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Afghan government says troops beating back Taliban attack in Ghazni

Afghan government says troops beating back Taliban attack in Ghazni

on August 14, 2018, 7:36 AM / in International News

Afghan forces with U.S. support regained control of large parts of the city of Ghazni on Tuesday after a surprise Taliban assault that killed nearly 100 members of the Afghan security forces and 20 civilians. Nearly 200 insurgents have also died. “Taliban militants have been pushed back. We will soon have complete control over the city,” said defense ministry spokesman […]

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Trump says there are no Apprentice tapes of him using racial slur

on August 14, 2018, 7:31 AM / in National News

The feud between President Trump and former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, a one-time contestant on Trump’s reality TV show The Apprentice, escalated on Monday. Trump tweeted a denial of Manigault Newman’s claim that there was an audio tape of him using a racial slur on the Apprentice set, saying the show’s producer, Mark Burnett, “called to say that […]

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Mueller’s team rests case against Manafort

on August 14, 2018, 7:28 AM / in National News

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s prosecutors on Monday rested their case against Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman. Manafort has been charged with tax evasion, money laundering, and bank fraud over his alleged failure to report millions of dollars of income from his work as a political consultant in Ukraine before he joined the Trump campaign. The prosecution’s witnesses have […]

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Man crashes car into barriers outside British Parliament

Man crashes car into barriers outside British Parliament

on August 14, 2018, 7:24 AM / in International News

A man crashed a car into security barriers outside Britain’s Houses of Parliament during Tuesday morning rush hour, injuring “a number of pedestrians,” London police said. London Ambulance Service said two people were treated at the scene, and both were taken to a hospital. Scotland Yard said the injuries were not life-threatening. Police say the crash appears to have been […]

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RUDY GIULIANI: EX-CIA DIRECTOR JOHN BRENNAN IS BEHIND THE ENTIRE INVESTIGATION

on August 14, 2018, 7:11 AM / in National News

By Mike Brest | Contributor |  The Daily Caller President Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani announced on Monday evening that he believes former CIA Director John Brennan is the person responsible for the entire Mueller investigation. Giuliani made the claim during a segment of “Hannity” on Fox News.   “She got off because of that fixed investigation. A totally phony fixed investigation […]

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