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Gaining Respect

Gaining Respect

on June 23, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself. – Daniel 1:8 When a professional musician nicknamed “Happy” became a Christian, he quit playing in nightclubs and offered his services to a rescue mission. Some time later, he received a phone call from a club manager who wanted to hire him to do a show that would have […]

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June 23rd in History

June 23rd in History

on June 23, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

June 23 is the 174th day of the year (175th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 191 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Æthelthryth Marie of Oignies June 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Father’s Day (Nicaragua, Poland) Grand Duke’s Official Birthday (Luxembourg) International Widows Day (international) National Day of Remembrance for Victims […]

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Bad News and Really Bad News

on June 22, 2017, 9:28 AM / in Local News, State News

12 Cities to Receive Justice Department Aid to Fight Crime The Justice Department says it will offer its resources to help 12 U.S. cities fight violent crime. The department said Tuesday it will help local authorities study crime patters and come up with plans to reduce violence. Let’s put this into perspective… it is already bad news that we should […]

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Writing Things Down

Writing Things Down

on June 22, 2017, 9:17 AM / in Bedtime Stories

H/T to Thomas Couple in their nineties are both having problems remembering things. During a check-up, the doctor tells them that they’re physically okay, but they might want to start writing things down to help them remember .. Later that night, while watching TV, the old man gets up from his chair ‘Want anything while I’m in the kitchen?’ he […]

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The Heterophobic Gender Deniers

The Heterophobic Gender Deniers

on June 22, 2017, 9:11 AM / in National News, Opinion

Gender Dysphoria and the Theater of the Absurd “In the supposed state of nature, all men are equally bound by the laws of nature…” — Samuel Adams (1794) Disgruntled liberal protagonists, short on substance for their arguments, often resort to denigrating their opponents with labels. For example, if you disagree with their “Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender” agenda, you’re “homophobic.” And if […]

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Religious Liberals Sat Out of Politics for 40 Years. Now They Want in the Game.

Religious Liberals Sat Out of Politics for 40 Years. Now They Want in the Game.

on June 22, 2017, 9:08 AM / in National News, Opinion

If you want to know whom you are opposing on issues you must understand them. This article appeared in the New York Times…. special thanks to Thomas for sharing. In Nashville, a crowd of ministers carrying palm fronds occupied the governor’s office during Holy Week, demanding the expansion of Medicaid to cover more of the uninsured. In California and 16 […]

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5 Do’s and 5 Don’ts for Health Care Legislation That Will Advance Patient and Doctor Freedom

on June 22, 2017, 8:59 AM / in National News, Opinion

The jury is still out on when exactly the U.S. Senate will commit to passing any sort of health care reform, whether repeal or replace. Some have said that resolving the issue in 2017 is unrealistic, while others are pushing for action before the summer break. Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF) has long called for the full repeal of the […]

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History -NAFTA Roll call votes House & Senate

on June 22, 2017, 8:12 AM / in History

As I have mentioned a time or two – I fought hard against NAFTA and lost, Rush Limbaugh and Newty GetRich fought hard to get it passed – as did many other **conservative** GOP members back then. I happened across this roll call vote in my archives while looking for another item and thought – it is TIME to repost […]

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Otto Warmbier Died of Oxygen Deprivation, Not Botulism as Claimed by His Torturers

Otto Warmbier Died of Oxygen Deprivation, Not Botulism as Claimed by His Torturers

on June 22, 2017, 8:08 AM / in International News, Opinion

The pain and grief suffered by the parents of Otto Warmbier, the American college student sentenced to 15 years of hard labor for allegedly stealing a propaganda poster while in North Korea last year, was evident in their statement issued Monday afternoon: It is our sad duty to report that our son, Otto Warmbier, has completed his journey home. Surrounded […]

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Maddow Blames Rain for Ossoff’s Loss

Maddow Blames Rain for Ossoff’s Loss

on June 22, 2017, 8:04 AM / in National News, Opinion, State News

Written by Keely Sharp First the darn Russians made Hillary Clinton lose the presidential election in November, 2016. Now the rain made Jon Ossoff lose the election for congress in Georgia’s 6th District. Congratulations Karen Handel. Love the #GA06 chant! pic.twitter.com/VaH3RvmiM0 — Dan Scavino Jr. (@DanScavino) June 21, 2017 What is going on? It is almost as if the universe is […]

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Pro-life Groups Use Planned Parenthood’s Annual Report To Build Case For Defunding

on June 22, 2017, 7:52 AM / in National News

By Randy DeSoto Pro-life organizations opposed to the taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood used the group’s #PinkOut campaign on Wednesday to highlight that the number of abortions performed at its clinics has increased while the amount of other services has decreased in recent years. Planned Parenthood encouraged supporters on social media to wear pink to show their support for taxpayer […]

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Trump: Immigrants Should Not Get Welfare for at Least Five Years

on June 22, 2017, 7:39 AM / in National News

by ALI VITALI  /   NBC News CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — President Donald Trump said in a speech here Wednesday night he would soon introduce legislation that immigrants to America should not receive welfare benefits for at least five years. The new measure will stipulate that “those seeking admission into our country must be able to support themselves financially and […]

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Here’s what I think of Karen Handel’s win in Georgia…

Here’s what I think of Karen Handel’s win in Georgia…

on June 22, 2017, 7:35 AM / in Opinion

Former Congressman Allen West analyzes the Georgia 6th District win my Republican Karen Handel. Yes, he acknowledges that it is a victory, but there is a not so subtle warning here for future suburban races. It is the political Californication of conservative urban areas by  the alt-left. There is a migration in progress that needs to be countered by the […]

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College Professor On Baseball Shooting: “Let Them F***ing Die”

College Professor On Baseball Shooting: “Let Them F***ing Die”

on June 22, 2017, 7:31 AM / in National News, State News

The nation has been transformed in the days following James T. Hodgkinson’s assault on republican congressmen in Virginia…and not necessarily for the better. Hodgkinson, who has been identified as a Bernie Sanders campaign volunteer and active anti-conservative social media user, opened fire on a baseball field full of republican congressmen last week in an apparent attempt to assassinate conservatives.  The […]

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Milwaukee jury clears ex-officer in fatal shooting

Milwaukee jury clears ex-officer in fatal shooting

on June 22, 2017, 7:26 AM / in State News

A Milwaukee jury on Wednesday acquitted a former police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man, 23-year-old Sylville Smith, last year. Jurors found ex-officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown, who is also black, not guilty of first-degree reckless homicide. The shooting, which occurred while Heaggan-Brown was on duty, came after a brief foot chase after an Aug. 13 traffic stop. Smith […]

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Homeland Security official: Russian hackers targeted 21 states’ election systems

Homeland Security official: Russian hackers targeted 21 states’ election systems

on June 22, 2017, 7:23 AM / in International News

A Homeland Security official told Congress on Wednesday that hackers linked to the Russian government appear to have targeted the election systems of 21 states last year, although none of the systems was involved in counting votes. The official, Samuel Liles, serves as the acting director of the Cyber Division of the department’s Office of Intelligence and Analysis. Liles said […]

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Democrats point fingers after House special election losses

Democrats point fingers after House special election losses

on June 22, 2017, 7:20 AM / in National News, State News

Democratic activists and lawmakers on Wednesday reacted forcefully in the wake of the party’s two narrow special House election losses, calling for a stronger economic message ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. Some Democrats said Jon Ossoff’s defeat in Georgia to Republican Karen Handel called into question the effectiveness of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and a small group of […]

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Republicans prepare to unveil Senate health-care bill

Republicans prepare to unveil Senate health-care bill

on June 22, 2017, 7:16 AM / in National News

Feeling a little uneasy…. soon they will drop the platform out from underneath you….. Senate leaders on Wednesday began circulating a discussion draft of their proposal to replace ObamaCare a day before its scheduled formal release. The working document seeks to roll back taxes and penalties in the Affordable Care Act, cut back its Medicaid expansion, change the Obama-era health […]

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Stabbing of officer at Flint airport investigated as terrorism

Stabbing of officer at Flint airport investigated as terrorism

on June 22, 2017, 7:14 AM / in National News, State News

A man stabbed a police officer in the neck at Bishop International Airport in Flint, Michigan, on Wednesday in what the FBI said it was investigating as “an act of terrorism.” At least one witness said the attacker shouted “Allahu akbar,” Arabic for “God is great,” before stabbing Lt. Jeff Neville from behind. Investigators said that after his arrest the […]

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Event in Somerville Tennessee – Hal Rounds and Mae Beavers July 4th 2017

Event in Somerville Tennessee – Hal Rounds and Mae Beavers July 4th 2017

on June 22, 2017, 7:05 AM / in Announcements

Hal Rounds will be repeating his annual tradition of reading the Declaration of Independence at the Somerville courthouse on highway 64. Time is 11 AM. Also, gubernatorial candidate Tennessee State Senator Mae Beavers is expected to attend and speak as well. Hal Rounds is a resident of Tennessee. Born in California, his undergraduate degree was in Economics from the University […]

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