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If You Could Stop Humping Trump’s Leg For Just a Minute, You Could See He Screwed the Pooch on This

If You Could Stop Humping Trump’s Leg For Just a Minute, You Could See He Screwed the Pooch on This

on October 15, 2019, 6:40 AM / in Opinion

By Erick Erickson |  The Resurgent The President of the United States, for reasons no one can really understand, decided he wanted out and wanted out immediately. Perhaps someone should have told him the withdrawal method is no more effective on the battlefield than it is in preventing pregnancy. Our Syrian strategy has been deeply, deeply flawed. That is not […]

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Mexico Turns Back Caravan of 2,000 That Includes Africans

Mexico Turns Back Caravan of 2,000 That Includes Africans

on October 15, 2019, 6:08 AM / in International News

Written by  R. Cort Kirkwood It appears that the 2,000 illegal aliens who piled up in Tapachula, Mexico, and hoped to caravan north to the United States aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. The Mexican National Guard stopped yet another illegal-alien juggernaut, which included a number of Africans, after it left town to begin the long trip to the U.S. border The […]

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Chinese Imports, Exports Drop Further in September While Trade Talks Pause

Chinese Imports, Exports Drop Further in September While Trade Talks Pause

on October 15, 2019, 6:02 AM / in International News

China made clear its reticence to do anything more than stall, delay, dither, and otherwise put off any serious discussions on items of real importance in its announcement on Friday. Said the Chinese Communist Party’s mouthpiece People’s Daily: “China’s position of safeguarding the nation’s core interests and the fundamental interests of its people cannot be shaken. On issues of principle it is impossible […]

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Ordinary People

Ordinary People

on October 15, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Take heed to yourself, . . . lest you forget the things your eyes have seen . . . . And teach them to your children. —Deuteronomy 4:9 David Isay, a radio producer, says that in a culture inundated with the stories of celebrities, we need to hear the recorded voices of ordinary people, because their lives and contributions are […]

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Prayer Request

on October 15, 2019, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

This is a follow-up to a prayer request I sent out the other day, which you may not have gotten (my apologies), but I’m now sharing with a wider audience. The concept that prayers can be felt by the one for whom they are being lifted up is a beautiful mystery that only Christians can even begin to comprehend.  I […]

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Deuteronomy 28

on October 15, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

In the 28th chapter of Deuteronomy, in the first 14 verses are 25 or more blessings the nation would experience if they would obey His voice. But the 15th verse says, “But it shall come to pass, if thou wilt not hearken unto the voice of the Lord thy God, to observe to do all His commandments and His statutes […]

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October 15th in History

October 15th in History

on October 15, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

October 15 is the 288th day of the year (289th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 77 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays around the World Christian Feast Day: Saint Teresa of Ávila (Doctor of Church) Saint Hedwig of Silesia Saint Thecla of Kitzingen October 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) National Tree Planting Day (Sri […]

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Mind Over Matter

on October 14, 2019, 10:11 AM / in Opinion

By Bionic Mosquito Just some notes from a video by Paul VanderKlay (PVK): Mind, Matter, Math and Secularism as Amnesiac Christianity.  He analyzes a video of a discussion between William Lane Craig and Roger Penrose.  Penrose is the agnostic, with a view that mathematics can explain everything and is the basis of everything; Craig offers an interesting – and a bit frustrating for Penrose […]

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Schiff says whistleblower might not need to testify

Schiff says whistleblower might not need to testify

on October 14, 2019, 10:07 AM / in National News

House Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) suggested Sunday that the whistleblower who called attention to President Trump’s push to have Ukraine investigate former Vice President Joe Biden might not testify to Congress due to safety concerns. Trump has doubled down on his demand to know the person’s identity, and Democrats have said they feared that Trump’s Republican allies in […]

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U.S. to evacuate all 1,000 troops from northern Syria

U.S. to evacuate all 1,000 troops from northern Syria

on October 14, 2019, 10:04 AM / in International News

The U.S. is “preparing to evacuate” all 1,000 American troops from northern Syria, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday on CBS News’ Face the Nation. The statement came as Turkey expanded its military attacks on U.S.-allied Kurdish forces in the region. Before the offensive, President Trump announced the U.S. was moving about 50 Americans who were embedded with Kurdish-led militia, […]

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Kurds strike deal with Russia-backed Syrian government

on October 14, 2019, 10:02 AM / in International News

The Kurdish-led militia that fought alongside U.S. troops against the Islamic State has reached a protection deal with the Russia-allied Syrian government. The alliance-shifting agreement came after President Trump’s decision to move American forces out of northern Syria, which cleared the way for Turkey to launch an assault against the Kurds, whom Ankara considers terrorists. Under the protection agreement, announced […]

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Warren’s Tax Dodge; Defending Due Process

Warren’s Tax Dodge; Defending Due Process

on October 14, 2019, 10:00 AM / in National News

Real Clear Politics Why the “Medicare for All” Tax Question Matters. Bill Scher writes that Elizabeth Warren’s dodge on the specifics of cost is politically understandable, but unhelpful to voters and policymakers. Trump Defends Due Process From Congressional Usurpation. Frank Miele applauds the letter presidential attorney Pat Cipollone sent to Nancy Pelosi last week defending a foundational principle of the […]

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The O’Connor Gambit

The O’Connor Gambit

on October 14, 2019, 9:53 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. Thirty-nine years ago today, a Republican presidential candidate made a momentous campaign promise. It was a pledge originating, as most of them do, from the exigencies of trying to fashion a winning message. This particular bit of campaign-trail theater had its origins in a conversation between former California Gov. Ronald Reagan and his […]

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Pork Chops ‘Benevento Style’

Pork Chops ‘Benevento Style’

on October 14, 2019, 9:48 AM / in Food

Pork chops all over the news — Give this one a try. Benevento is a city in the region of Campania in the South Eastern region of Italy. Benevento is 50 km northeast of Naples and sits atop a hill with a beautiful view of the valley below and is at the cross section of the Sabato and Calore Irpino […]

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Stocks surged on Friday and surged some more as the speculation over the state of trade was building

Stocks surged on Friday and surged some more as the speculation over the state of trade was building

on October 14, 2019, 9:45 AM / in International News, National News

KENNY POLCARI, EDITOR Stocks surged on Friday and surged some more as the speculation over the state of trade was building. What would we hear?  What would they announce? Was this going to be THE TRADE DEAL that we have been waiting 20 months for? Was there really going to be a breakthrough?  And adding excitement to the day was […]

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From the Kangaroo Court

From the Kangaroo Court

on October 14, 2019, 9:42 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Maine Man Challenges Gun Ban For Medical Marijuana Users

on October 14, 2019, 9:40 AM / in State News

by Cam Edwards  |  Bearing Arms A 58-year old man from Maine is challenging the state’s ban on gun possession for those who are “an unlawful user of or is addicted to any controlled substance and as a result is prohibited from possession of a firearm”, arguing that individuals like himself who are certified medical marijuana users are unconstitutionally losing […]

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Freedom Index on Tennessee Representatives in Washington DC Oct 14, 2019

Freedom Index on Tennessee Representatives in Washington DC Oct 14, 2019

on October 14, 2019, 9:25 AM / in National News, State News

Sen. Lamar Alexander – 51% Dist.1: David Roe – 68% Dist.2: Tim Burchett – N/A Dist.3: Charles Fleischmann – 61% Dist.4: Scott DesJarlais – 75% Dist.5: Jim Cooper – 21% Dist.6: John Rose – N/A Dist.7: Marsha Blackburn – 64% Dist.7: Mark Green – N/A Dist.8: David Kustoff – 53% Dist.9: Steve Cohen – 22%

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Week Update from Congressman David Kustoff

Week Update from Congressman David Kustoff

on October 14, 2019, 9:20 AM / in Announcements

Dear Friends, This week, the White House sent a letter to House Democrats in response to their unfair and illegitimate impeachment proceedings. House Democrats are taking our democracy down a dangerous path with this impeachment inquiry. They have abused due process and standard House procedures. The American people deserve better, and I will continue to work with President Trump to fight for […]

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You Have a Mission

You Have a Mission

on October 14, 2019, 9:15 AM / in Opinion

Gregory Hood, American Renaissance Adapted from recent remarks. “What if we rounded up all suspected white domestic supremacist terrorists and took their kids from them and put them in camps and molested and starved them? Just curious.” This was a recent tweet from former Democrat congressional candidate Dayne Steele. “The Founding Fathers were white nationalist terrorists,” tweeted Professor Nelson Flores. Popular author Joanna Schroeder urged […]

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