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The Nutball the Neocons Wanted in NATO

The Nutball the Neocons Wanted in NATO

on December 8, 2017, 7:29 AM / in Opinion

Even interventionists are regretting some of the wars into which they helped plunge the United States in this century. Among those wars are Afghanistan and Iraq, the longest in our history; Libya, which was left without a stable government; Syria’s civil war, a six-year human rights disaster we helped kick off by arming rebels to overthrow Bashar Assad; and Yemen, […]

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White House official sees ‘tentative’ deal on defense spending

White House official sees ‘tentative’ deal on defense spending

on December 8, 2017, 7:28 AM / in National News

President Trump and congressional leaders reached a “tentative agreement” on Thursday to raise defense spending levels as part of a year-end government funding package, according to a White House official. The leaders were “moving toward an agreement” on nondefense spending after a meeting in the Oval Office designed to resolve the contentious funding battle, the official said. The official requested […]

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YouTube Hires 10,000 Brownshirts To Rid You Of “Extremist” Content

on December 8, 2017, 7:25 AM / in National News, Opinion

by Tim Brown  |    Freedom OutPost Understand that when I reference YouTube in this article, that YouTube is owned by Google.  Thus, when these brownshirts start their censorship, their efforts will undoubtedly be applied to Google as well. While I’m sure they will censor other content, it has become painfully obvious that YouTube is targeting conservative voices because it believes […]

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Senate sends funding bill to Trump to avert shutdown

on December 8, 2017, 7:19 AM / in National News

BY JORDAIN CARNEY    |     THE HILL The Senate on Thursday easily cleared a two-week stopgap funding bill, one day before the deadline to avoid a government shutdown. Senators voted 81-14 on the legislation, which cleared the House earlier in the day. The bill now heads to the White House, where President Trump is expected to sign it. Six Republicans, seven Democrats and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) voted against […]

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Survey: Okay To Kill Two Million People In A Preemptive Nuclear Attack

Survey: Okay To Kill Two Million People In A Preemptive Nuclear Attack

on December 8, 2017, 7:17 AM / in Opinion

A recent survey conducted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) revealed a chilling discovery: a majority of Americans are apparently agreeable to preemptively nuking other nations, knowing that millions of civilians would die. The theoretical nation used in the survey was Iran. And the MIT survey found that 60% of the American people would be willing to preemptively nuke […]

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Johnson City: Local organizations’ dog advocacy is off the chain

Johnson City: Local organizations’ dog advocacy is off the chain

on December 8, 2017, 7:05 AM / in State News

By JESSICA FULLER   |   Johnson City Press Over the past few years, several animal activist groups have popped up in the region to give an unchained life to as many dogs as possible. Chainfree Bristol, an organization dedicated to getting dogs off their chains, began the local crusade eight years ago. The organization, like several others, offers to build free fences […]

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Trey Gowdy Is Furious at Robert Mueller’s Embarrassing Investigation – Calls Probe ‘Embarrassing’

on December 8, 2017, 7:00 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Thomas  |   Political Insider Former prosecutor Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC), who has never lost a case, just fired off a warning shot to Special Counsel Robert Mueller. As a member of the House Intelligence Committee, he has already threatened to hold the FBI and Department of Justice in contempt of Congress for withholding information related to the removal of FBI agent Peter […]

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Franken resigns in defiant floor speech

on December 8, 2017, 6:32 AM / in National News

BY JORDAIN CARNEY  |  THE HILL Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) resigned from the Senate on Thursday in a defiant speech in which he said some accusations of sexual misconduct against him were not true, while others he remembered differently. Franken, who faced enormous pressure from his own colleagues to step down, insisted he had done nothing to bring “dishonor” to the Senate […]

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Jerusalem in Prophecy

Jerusalem in Prophecy

on December 8, 2017, 6:27 AM / in Religion

With tensions between Christians, Jews and Arabs, what lies ahead for Jerusalem? Will peace come? What does the Bible say about Jerusalem in prophecy? What does the Bible say about Jerusalem in prophecy? Founded approximately 3,000 years ago, the city of Jerusalem has long been considered a holy city of peace—a concept embodied in its name. Although there is no consensus among scholars […]

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Is Feminism Ruining Relationships?

on December 8, 2017, 6:25 AM / in National News, Opinion

Anyone who has read any of my rants over the years is more than well aware of my disdain for females in leadership role of any kind other than that of being a nurturer of the family.  Having been a political activist since my late teens I’ve watched how EMOTIONS are the ruling force for most all females.  There are […]

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High Victorian Trees

High Victorian Trees

on December 8, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

The 1880’s saw a rise of the Aesthetic Movement. At this time Christmas Trees became a glorious hotchpotch of everything one could cram on; or by complete contrast the aesthetic trees which were delicately balanced trees, with delicate colours, shapes and style. they also grew to floor standing trees. The limited availability of decorations in earlier decades had kept trees […]

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Bad News?

Bad News?

on December 8, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

He will not be afraid of evil tidings; his heart is steadfast, trusting in the Lord. —Psalm 112:7 Several years ago, before cell phones became common, a seminar leader asked the audience, “If someone came into this meeting, called your name, and said, ‘You have a phone call,’ would you assume that it was good news or bad news?” Most […]

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The Truth About Christmas

The Truth About Christmas

on December 8, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

In The Light of God’s Word Hebrews 4:12 (KJV) According to scripture, is December 25th the birth date of Jesus Christ;  or is it another religious and Pagan tradition with another Jesus and another spirit?  (II Corinthians 11:4;  Matthew 15:9) This Bible tract will answer these questions by the authority of the Word of God.  Thus saith the Lord, “All […]

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December 8th in History

December 8th in History

on December 8, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

December 8 is the 342nd day of the year (343rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 23 days remaining until the end of the year. There are 17 days till Christmas! Holidays Bodhi Day (Japan) CARICOM–Cuba Day (Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Cuba) Christian feast day: Clement of Ohrid (Julian Calendar), and its related observances: Student’s Day (Bulgaria) Eucharius Feast of the Immaculate Conception (public holiday […]

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“SO HELP ME GOD” Except in this City

“SO HELP ME GOD” Except in this City

on December 8, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion, State News

Why has the tradition in America been for oaths to end with “So Help Me God”? The military’s oath of enlistment ended with “So Help Me God.” The commissioned officers’ oath ended with “So Help Me God.” President’s oath of office ended with “So Help Me God.” Congressmen and Senators’ oath ended with “So Help Me God.” Witnesses in Court swore […]

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Why do we have a decorated Christmas Tree?

Why do we have a decorated Christmas Tree?

on December 8, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

In the 7th century a monk from Crediton, Devonshire, went to Germany to teach the Word of God. He did many good works there, and spent much time in Thuringia, an area which was to become the cradle of the Christmas Decoration Industry. Legend has it that he used the triangular shape of the Fir Tree to describe the Holy […]

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House backs bill allowing gun owners to conceal-carry over state lines

House backs bill allowing gun owners to conceal-carry over state lines

on December 7, 2017, 8:18 AM / in National News

House Republicans pushed through a bill that would let gun owners with concealed-weapon permits freely travel between states without fear of conflicting state laws. The reciprocity measure, a high priority for the National Rifle Association, passed along party lines, 231-198. It marked the first major gun legislation to get this far in Congress since the recent mass shootings in Nevada […]

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Australia embraces immorality and makes same-sex marriage legal

Australia embraces immorality and makes same-sex marriage legal

on December 7, 2017, 8:16 AM / in International News

Australia’s Federal Parliament on Thursday approved legislation legalizing same-sex marriage, a move expected after the public embraced marriage equality in a postal survey last month. Public opinion has shifted since Australian politicians changed the Marriage Act 13 years ago to explicitly prohibit same-sex unions. “Australia has done it. What a day for love, for equality, for respect,” Prime Minister Malcolm […]

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Masterpiece Cake Shop and the now-inverted idiocy of ‘protected characteristics’

Masterpiece Cake Shop and the now-inverted idiocy of ‘protected characteristics’

on December 7, 2017, 8:11 AM / in Opinion

J. E. Dyer   |   Liberty Unyielding I’m straight.  Suppose I go into a bakery and tell the baker I’d like to order a wedding cake for the nuptials of my friends Paul and George. If the baker declines to serve that particular request, because he doesn’t provide cakes for same-sex weddings, has he discriminated against me?  Remember, I’m the customer.  There is […]

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12-7-41

on December 7, 2017, 7:56 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Thursday, December 7, 2017. Whatever is happening today in our nation’s fractious capital, or in violent hotspots around the world, today’s date is a reminder that this country has experienced truly dark and frightening days and that we saw our way through even if it took a long time. For Americans living on this date 76 years […]

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