Category Archives: National Issues

POWERFUL Meme Brilliantly Blows The Climate Change Scam to Bits

The Federalist Papers Project, July 19, 2017 By

 

Groups promoting “green energy” and abandoning fossil fuel extraction have a big friend in Russia and George Soros.

Despite what you might be told by the mainstream media, Russia is not that particularly interested in Donald Trump’s agenda.

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The Armed Citizen

NRA.org, 07/10/17 –

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A Good Samaritan saved the day by pulling a gun on a would-be robber near Memphis, Tenn. A parking attendant had tried to do a good deed by walking a woman to her car. As they neared her vehicle, an armed assailant attacked the attendant and pushed him to the ground. As the bad guy began to rummage through the attendant’s pockets, an armed citizen saw what was happening. The passerby pulled his gun and told the assailant to freeze. The hooligan said he was unarmed, then jumped into a waiting van to flee. The attendant suffered minor injuries but was said to be fine. (fox13memphis.com, Memphis, TN, 4/21/17)

From the Armed Citizen® Archives, July 1962
A man entered a liquor store in Los Angeles, ran behind the counter waving a 20” butcher knife and demanded that the clerk, Nathan Dorman, give him money. Dorman reached under the counter for a .45 and fired six shots at point-blank range, killing his assailant. (Los Angeles Examiner, Los Angeles, CA)

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GOP Senator Proposes Transferring Sanctuary Cities’ Federal Funds to Border Wall Budget

Sen. Luther Strange, R-Ala., says security should be the first priority in the immigration process. (Photo: Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call/Newscom)

One Republican senator is proposing a new solution for sanctuary cities that do not follow  U.S. immigration law: Take some of their federal funding and transfer it to a budget for President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall.

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Energy News Study Finds Fracking Doesn’t Harm Drinking Water in Texas

The Daily Signal, by Fred Lucas, 06/19/2017 –

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A cluster of well pad sites includes an active drilling rig in the Eagle Ford shale oil play near Kenedy, Texas. (Photo: William Luther/ZumaPress/Newscom)

Hydraulic fracturing hasn’t contaminated groundwater in Texas, isn’t an earthquake hazard, and has been a boon for the state’s economy, according to a study released Monday.

The new study’s conclusions on drinking water are in line with multiple other studies of hydraulic fracturing, popularly known as fracking.

Hydraulic fracturing is the process of drilling into rock and injecting a high-pressure mixture of water, sand, and chemicals to obtain shale gas and oil, which is produced from fractured rock. Some environmentalists argue that it can harm water supplies.

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School: You may not recite prayer in the name of Jesus Christ

Moriah Bridges wanted to thank God for His immeasurable blessings on Beaver High School’s graduating class. But she could not, because it was against the law.

The Pennsylvania teenager wanted to offer thanksgiving to the Almighty for parents and coaches and teachers. But again, she could not, because it was against the law.

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The IRS Can Seize Your Money Based on a Hunch. This Bill Would Bring That to an End.

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One manifestation of federal overreach is civil asset forfeiture. This practice allows the federal government to confiscate the wealth of its citizens upon the mere suspicion of wrongdoing.

The IRS, not content with expropriating the wealth of its citizens on April 15 every year, has now taken up the practice of seizing funds that have been involved in perfectly legal transactions on the basis of a hunch.

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Texas Considers Non-Jail Options for Those Unable to Pay Fines

By Associated Press
Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 12:25 PM CDT

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AUSTIN, Texas — Texas locks up more people who can’t afford to pay tickets and fines than any other state.

That could change if Republican Gov. Greg Abbott signs off on bipartisan bills that would require judges to offer alternatives such as community service, payment plans or waivers.

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Eight Major Changes in Churches the Past Ten Years

Tom S. Rainer, 05/10/2017 –

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Change or die.

Such has been the reality of too many congregations the past ten years as the rate of church closures has accelerated. Many have died; others are on life support.

But what are some of the major changes that have taken place in congregations that are doing relatively well? What are some of the ways these congregations have adapted to new realities? Here is a hint: None of the changes in healthy churches have compromised doctrine, diminished the centrality of preaching, or abandoned sharing the gospel.

So what changes have occurred in healthy churches in the last decade? Here are eight of them:

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Report Finds Thousands of Noncitizens on Voter Rolls in Virginia

Virginia election officials removed thousands of voters from voter rolls between 2011 and May 2017, according to a conservative legal organization.

In a report released Tuesday, the Public Interest Legal Foundation, a conservative legal group, found 5,556 voters were removed because they were noncitizens and that one-third of those removed voted illegally.

Hans von Spakovsky, a senior research fellow at The Heritage Foundation and a board member of the Public Interest Legal Foundation, told The Daily Signal in an email that the findings of the report are alarming.

“This report should concern everyone,” von Spakovsky said, adding:

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N Korea fires Scud missile into sea, its third test in three weeks

BBC NEWS, May 29, 2017 –

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North Korea has fired a short-range ballistic missile, its third missile test in as many weeks.

The Scud flew about 450km (280 miles) before landing in Japanese waters, prompting Japan to lodge a protest.

Pyongyang has repeatedly defied a UN resolution banning all nuclear and missile activity, and has ramped up the pace of its tests in recent months.

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