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Bannon Privately Pans Ryan Bill ­ ‘Written by the Insurance Industry’

Bannon Privately Pans Ryan Bill ­ ‘Written by the Insurance Industry’

on March 24, 2017, 10:42 AM / in National News, Opinion

You lie down with dogs you get fleas, You lie down with Paul Ryan you get FLEECED! …. Michelle Malkin Report: Bannon Privately Pans Ryan Bill ­ ‘Written by the Insurance Industry’ Gabriel Sherman writes that White House chief strategist and former Breitbart News executive chairman Stephen K. Bannon has privately expressed concern that the American Health Care Act (AHCA) […]

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House votes to begin debate on ObamaCare repeal bill

on March 24, 2017, 10:36 AM / in National News

The House voted to begin debate on the GOP’s healthcare plan Friday, paving the way for a cliffhanger vote in the afternoon. Lawmakers voted largely along party lines 230-194 to adopt parameters for floor debate and late amendments to the legislation. The floor debate on the legislation will last four hours, with time equally divided between Republicans and Democrats. That […]

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Trump calls out Freedom Caucus in tweets

on March 24, 2017, 8:42 AM / in National News

BY JORDAN FABIAN  /  The Hill President Trump on Friday morning directly challenged the House Freedom Caucus to support his ObamaCare repeal plan, warning that they would be inadvertently supporting Planned Parenthood if they opposed his bill. “The irony is that the Freedom Caucus, which is very pro-life and against Planned Parenthood, allows P.P. to continue if they stop this […]

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Trump issues permit approving Keystone XL pipeline construction

on March 24, 2017, 8:36 AM / in National News

The Trump administration issued a presidential permit on Friday approving the construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. President Trump had earlier signed an executive order to move the project forward, arguing that the pipeline would create thousands of jobs. The $8 billion pipeline has faced fierce protest from environmental activists, who point to its use of Alberta’s carbon-laden tar […]

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‘Nuclear Option’; Scoring the CBO; Defense Spending; Management Lessons

on March 24, 2017, 8:31 AM / in History, Opinion

Thirty years ago today, management guru Peter F. Drucker wrote a scathing critique of how the White House operated under Ronald Reagan — at least regarding the festering controversy known as the Iran-contra scandal. The president was a longtime fan of Drucker’s, who was only 15 months older, and had followed his work longer than most. Each man had been […]

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Possibly Trump was Correct

on March 24, 2017, 8:27 AM / in National News, Opinion

All “NEWS” is slanted whenever and wherever it departs from that which reporters used to call “straight news.”  (“Just the facts, Ma’am,” repeated Sgt. Joe Friday of tv’s ancient Dragnet fame.)  I.e., through today’s “colorizing” of information (for the $ake of audience popularity and perhap$ attractive non-boringness), what we then have is PROPAGANDA, be it of one slant or the […]

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Agency: Trump’s Washington hotel not in violation of lease

Agency: Trump’s Washington hotel not in violation of lease

on March 24, 2017, 8:21 AM / in National News

A federal agency has ruled that President Trump’s hotel in Washington, D.C., does not violate lease terms that prohibit elected officials from receiving benefits, The Associated Press reported on Thursday. A clause in the hotel’s lease states that “no … elected official of the Government of the United States … shall be admitted to any share or part of this […]

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Some Senators war over Wall Street during Trump SEC pick’s hearing

Some Senators war over Wall Street during Trump SEC pick’s hearing

on March 24, 2017, 8:17 AM / in National News

Senators battled over Wall Street’s relationship with the White House Thursday during the confirmation hearing for President Trump’s pick to lead the financial sector’s top watchdog. The three-hour Senate Banking Committee hearing featured little hostility toward Jay Clayton, President Trump’s nominee to chair the Securities and Exchange Commission, but plenty of partisan skirmishes over Wall Street. Democrats repeatedly expressed concerns […]

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What is Wrong with this message from Congress?

What is Wrong with this message from Congress?

on March 24, 2017, 8:00 AM / in National News, Opinion

House GOP leaders postponed Thursday’s planned vote on their ObamaCare replacement bill in a devastating setback that signals Republicans are far short of the votes needed to pass the legislation. Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) and other negotiators are still hoping they can hold a vote on the underlying bill on Friday. “We’ll continue to work going forward. We’re always looking to gain […]

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A Trump Threat!

on March 24, 2017, 7:24 AM / in National News

President Trump warned House Republicans on Thursday that he will leave ObamaCare in place unless they approve legislation to repeal and replace it. Seriously, Donald Trump vowed as a candidate to kill Obamacare in short order. But more than two weeks into his presidency, some Republicans are starting to ask: What happened to repealing the law quickly? The sentiment is beginning […]

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An Obama Plot to Sabotage Trump?

An Obama Plot to Sabotage Trump?

on March 24, 2017, 7:05 AM / in Opinion

Pat Buchanan”The real scandal, which the media regard as a diversion from the primary target, Trump, is that a Deep State conspiracy to bring down his presidency seems to have been put in place by Obamaites, and perhaps approved by Obama himself…” Brigade, This one needs to be on the presidents desk ASAP. https://www.donaldjtrump.com/contact https://www.whitehouse.gov/contact https://twitter.com/teamtrump https://twitter.com/whitehouse https://www.facebook.com/WhiteHouse https://www.facebook.com/DonaldTrump/ And […]

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Celebrate Beginnings

Celebrate Beginnings

on March 24, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

You will conceive in your womb and bring forth a Son, and shall call His name Jesus. —Luke 1:31 Many churches observe March 25 as Annunciation Day. It commemorates the angel’s announcement to Mary that she would be the mother of Jesus, the Messiah. In our success-oriented society, this festival is a needed reminder to recognize and rejoice at the […]

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March 24th in History

March 24th in History

on March 24, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

March 24 is the 83rd day of the year (84th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 282 days remaining until the end of the year. March 24th is the 365th and last day of the year in many European implementations of the Julian calendar. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Catherine of Vadstena Mac Cairthinn of Clogher Simon of […]

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LYING TO OUR CHILDREN—AND OURSELVES

LYING TO OUR CHILDREN—AND OURSELVES

on March 24, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

(Author’s note: About two years ago I wrote a series of articles under the title of this piece in order to bring the light of truth to the events in our history known incorrectly as the Civil War. Since I wrote these articles there have been several events that have occurred in this country which have led to continued demonization […]

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Conservatives Should Ignore Overtures from HSUS

Conservatives Should Ignore Overtures from HSUS

on March 23, 2017, 8:11 AM / in Opinion

It isn’t enough that the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) misleads the American public with ads focused on helping pets – only about 1% of its budget goes toward funding local shelters – now it is making overtures to conservatives with similarly distorted rhetoric. Recently, we’ve seen HSUS hire a GOP fundraiser, reach out to conservative think-tanks, and […]

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The Powerful Osprey

on March 23, 2017, 7:43 AM / in History

Special Thanks to Thomas BOTH THE BIRD AND THE PHOTOGRAPHY ARE INCREDIBLE Hard to believe this Osprey got 5-6 fish at a time and then got a flounder under 3 feet of water and made off with what looks to be a 5+ lbs steel head. Have you ever seen a bird shake water off like a dog does? Wouldn’t […]

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Questions for Judge Gorsuch

Questions for Judge Gorsuch

on March 23, 2017, 7:24 AM / in Opinion

By Andrew P. Napolitano I have spent this past week watching the Senate Judiciary Committee interrogating U.S. Circuit Judge Neil Gorsuch. Judge Gorsuch is President Donald Trump’s nominee to fill the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court. The vacancy was created by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia more than 13 months ago. The Supreme Court is currently generally divided […]

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CHRIST-LESS CONSERVATISM

CHRIST-LESS CONSERVATISM

on March 23, 2017, 7:19 AM / in Opinion

By Coach Dave Daubenmire /  NewsWithViews.com America is a mess and it is getting messier every day. If you think I am wrong I invite you to spend a couple of hours with a group of high school seniors. I don’t care where you find them. I don’t care if it is in a school, at a mall, or, dare […]

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Terror attack kills three in London

Terror attack kills three in London

on March 23, 2017, 7:12 AM / in International News, News

A man killed at least three people and injured 40 more in an attack with a vehicle and a knife at Britain’s Parliament on Wednesday, sending lawmakers and tourists dashing for safety. Two of the people killed were among pedestrians the attacker plowed through on Westminster Bridge near the Parliament building. The other was a police officer stabbed at the […]

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Trump Nominates Thapar to Sixth

Trump Nominates Thapar to Sixth

on March 23, 2017, 7:08 AM / in National News

President Donald Trump announced his intent to nominate Judge Amul Thapar to one of two open seats on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. For Bench Memos readers, this should come as no surprise. Judge Thapar is currently a federal district court judge in Kentucky, and previously served as a federal prosecutor. His nomination was urged by Senate […]

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