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Will Liberty Be ‘Battered’ by Wedding Cakes?

Will Liberty Be ‘Battered’ by Wedding Cakes?

on December 9, 2017, 7:04 AM / in Opinion, State News

By David Fowler Multiple thoughts flooded my mind as I read the transcript of Tuesday’s oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court over whether a baker, Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop, by refusing to make a custom wedding cake for a same-sex commitment ceremony, had violated a Colorado law that makes sexual orientation a protected class. But foremost was […]

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Republican Trump Critics Missing the Boat

Republican Trump Critics Missing the Boat

on December 9, 2017, 6:53 AM / in Opinion

By David Limbaugh U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- I am probably too exercised over the never-Trump faction, because in the end, it’s doubtful it is strong enough numerically to make a significant impact on our electoral politics, but it still bothers me to witness intramural conservative battles. I have no quarrel with those who once self-identified as never-Trumpers but now appraise his actions and statements […]

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House jumps into national monuments fight

House jumps into national monuments fight

on December 9, 2017, 6:32 AM / in National News

By Devin Henry A House committee is due to consider legislation next week responding to President Trump’s order shrinking two national monuments in Utah. The House Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing on Thursday to consider Rep. Chris Stewart’s (R-Utah) bill to turn the Grand-Staircase Escalante national monument into a national park. Stewart’s bill would turn part of the […]

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Intimidating Anti-Moore Ad Removed

on December 9, 2017, 6:23 AM / in National News, State News

Written by  Kurt Hyde An intimidating online advertisement that has left some Alabama voters confused as to whether their ballots in the December 12 election would be secret has been removed at the request of the Alabama Secretary of State’s office, which posted on its website a news release saying: December 6, 2017 — MONTGOMERY — Recent reports to the Alabama Secretary of […]

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House Passes Concealed Carry Reciprocity/Background Check Bill

House Passes Concealed Carry Reciprocity/Background Check Bill

on December 9, 2017, 6:10 AM / in National News

Written by  Warren Mass The House of Representatives passed H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017, by a 231-198 vote on December 6. The bill is being hailed by gun-rights advocates because it will allow people with permits for carrying concealed handguns in their home state to do so in any state that allows concealed weapons. Though champions of […]

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A Proposal for a One-world “Democratic” Government

on December 9, 2017, 6:07 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

Written by  Selwyn Duke “My dream is a hemispheric common market, with open trade and open borders,” said Hillary Clinton in a paid 2013 speech. But while we only learned of these comments courtesy of WikiLeaks, some dream bigger and more openly — such as Peter Schurman, founder of One Global Democracy. Interviewed on the December 6 edition of Fox News’ Tucker Carlson Tonight, […]

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December 9th in History

December 9th in History

on December 9, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

December 9 is the 343rd day of the year (344th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 22 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Anna’s Day, marks the day to start the preparation process of the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve, as well as a Swedish name day, celebrating all people named Anna. […]

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The American Tree

The American Tree

on December 9, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

In America, Christmas Trees were introduced into several pockets – the German Hessian Soldiers took their tree customs in the 18th century. In Texas, Cattle Barons from Britain took their customs in the 19th century, and the East Coast Society copied the English Court tree customs. Settlers from all over Europe took their customs also in the 19th century. Decorations […]

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Man Finds Missing Dog, Demands Owners Give Him $1000 Instead of $500 Reward

Man Finds Missing Dog, Demands Owners Give Him $1000 Instead of $500 Reward

on December 9, 2017, 6:00 AM / in State News

By Carolyn Marie   |   Liftable Margaret Tong and her husband spent several nights in tears because their baby was missing. In this case, their baby was a German shepherd. WMC Action News 5 – Memphis, TennesseeStanley, their 9-month-old dog, accompanied Tong while she house-sat for her sister. He managed to escape after digging under the fence on a Saturday. Tong posted photos […]

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Christmas Quote for Today, December 9th

Christmas Quote for Today, December 9th

on December 9, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories, History

  “How many observe Christ’s birthday! How few, His precepts!”    Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin was a writer, a philosopher, a scientist, a politician, a patriot, a Founding Father, an inventor, and publisher. He helped with the founding of the United States of America and changed the world with his discoveries about electricity. His writings such as Poor Richards’ Almanac have […]

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Afraid To Be Afraid

Afraid To Be Afraid

on December 9, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Whenever I am afraid, I will trust in You. —Psalm 56:3 A young woman was waiting for a bus in a crime-ridden area when a rookie policeman approached her and asked, “Do you want me to wait with you?” “That’s not necessary,” she replied. “I’m not afraid.” “Well, I am,” he grinned. “Would you mind waiting with me?” Like that […]

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Helping Students Understand the Constitution

Helping Students Understand the Constitution

on December 9, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Announcements, Bedtime Stories, History

WATCH LIVE AT 10 a.m. (CST) Helping Students Understand the Constitution Best-selling author and Fox News commentator Nick Adams will host a lively and informative discussion about constitutional rights. In schools across the country, students are not being taught foundational principles such as federalism, checks and balances, and separation of powers. Instead, most students are taught the Constitution is a “living” […]

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Democrat Pundit and Former Tennessee Congressman Harold Ford, Jr. Fired by Morgan Stanley for Allegedly Harassing, Intimidating, and Forcibly Grabbing a Woman

Democrat Pundit and Former Tennessee Congressman Harold Ford, Jr. Fired by Morgan Stanley for Allegedly Harassing, Intimidating, and Forcibly Grabbing a Woman

on December 8, 2017, 8:22 AM / in National News, State News

The Tennessee Star Former Tennessee Congressman Harold Ford, Jr was summarily dismissed from his position at a Managing Director at the investment firm Morgan Stanley amid an internal investigation by its Human Resource department, the Huffington Post reports. In an email to the progressive news and opinion giant, a Morgan Stanley spokesperson wrote, “He has been terminated for conduct inconsistent with our […]

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Former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen’s U.S. Senate run draws mixed reviews

Former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen’s U.S. Senate run draws mixed reviews

on December 8, 2017, 8:14 AM / in State News

by Andy Sher  |   Chattanooga Times Free Press Respected analyst switches rating of race from ‘Likely Republican’ to ‘Toss Up’ NASHVILLE — Former Gov. Phil Bredesen on Thursday formally launched his bid to succeed U.S. Sen. Bob Corker in 2018, describing himself as a practical problem-solver who can reach across the political aisle in Washington. “I have the right kind of […]

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Ethics panel expands probe into GOP Rep. Farenthold of Texas

Ethics panel expands probe into GOP Rep. Farenthold of Texas

on December 8, 2017, 8:10 AM / in National News, State News

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Ethics Committee says it is expanding an investigation into sexual harassment allegations against Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold of Texas. The committee said it will investigate whether Farenthold sexually harassed a former member of his staff and retaliated against her for complaining. The committee also said the panel would review allegations that Farenthold made inappropriate statements […]

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U.N. torture watchdog calls out U.S. jails for Taser use

on December 8, 2017, 8:07 AM / in International News, National News

The United Nations special rapporteur on torture, Nils Melzer, on Thursday urged U.S. authorities to investigate inappropriate use of Tasers on inmates in some U.S. jails. Melzer viewed video footage from 22 incidents in jails in Ohio, Tennessee, Arkansas, and Oklahoma that Reuters released this week, and said the incidents showed “clearly gratuitous infliction of severe pain and suffering” that […]

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2 students killed in shooting at N.M. high school

2 students killed in shooting at N.M. high school

on December 8, 2017, 7:55 AM / in State News

Two students and a suspected attacker were killed Thursday in a shooting at Aztec High School in northwestern New Mexico near the Colorado state line. Students hid in classrooms after the male shooter opened fire inside the school. Investigators would not immediately say whether the suspect was killed by police or committed suicide. They identified the victims as Casey Marquez […]

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GOP Rep. Trent Franks resigning after discussing surrogacy with female staffers

GOP Rep. Trent Franks resigning after discussing surrogacy with female staffers

on December 8, 2017, 7:52 AM / in National News, State News

Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) announced Thursday that he is resigning early next year after learning that the Ethics Committee is reviewing his discussions of surrogacy with two former subordinates, “making each feel uncomfortable.” “I deeply regret that my discussion of this option and process in the workplace caused distress,” Franks said in a statement. Franks reportedly asked the staffers if […]

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President Trump’s Democratic Opponents Ranked

President Trump’s Democratic Opponents Ranked

on December 8, 2017, 7:46 AM / in National News, Opinion

Column: The best and worst the Democratic Party has to offer in 2020 BY: Matthew Continetti  |   Washington Free Beacon CNN informs me there are “at least” 22 Democrats thinking of running for president in 2020. So who among them had the best 2017? Below is my list, in descending order, of the strongest members of the emerging 2020 Democratic field, […]

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If Kate Steinle’s Killer Isn’t Guilty, Who Is?

If Kate Steinle’s Killer Isn’t Guilty, Who Is?

on December 8, 2017, 7:34 AM / in Opinion

By Christopher Manion They say that success has 1000 fathers, while failure is an orphan. In the case of José Ines García Zarate, failure has a thousand fathers. García Zarate is an illegal alien who was deported to Mexico five times. He had already been convicted of seven felonies when he killed Kate Steinle. His reentry into the United States was […]

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