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  • Christian grocery store owner receives death threat for ‘Hell has open borders’ ad

    The Christian owner of a grocery store chain received a death threat in response to a message on his weekly ad mailer that featured a statement about Heaven, Hell and border walls. Mac’s Cash Savers, which has grocery stores in Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi, sent the weekly ad, which in addition to noting prices for certain products also included the statement “Heaven has a wall, a gate and a strict immigration policy. Hell has open borders. Let that sink in.” Reggy McDaniel, owner of Mac’s, told The Christian Post in an interview Monday afternoon that the chief purpose of the...
  • Arkansas becomes state #13 to pass the Convention of States resolution

    02/15/2019 7:09:29 PM PST · by Nateman · 33 replies
    conventionofstates.com ^ | February 13, 2019 | Kyle Key
    Little Rock, AR, February 14, 2019 – Convention of States Action, the largest Article V grassroots organization in the country, is pleased to announce that today Arkansas became the 13th state to call for an Article V convention to propose constitutional amendments that impose fiscal restraints on Washington, limit its power and jurisdiction, and set term limits for federal officials. “We are very excited that Arkansas has become the 13th state to pass the Convention of States resolution,” said Mark Meckler, President of Convention of States Action. “This success is the result of incredible grassroots effort in conjunction with great...
  • Welcome to Arkansas!

    02/14/2019 3:21:46 AM PST · by servo1969 · 81 replies
    Bookwormroom.com ^ | 2-13-2019 | Bookworm
    ||While driving through Arkansas I had a run-in with law enforcement . . . which showcased professionalism and the benefits of mutual respect.|| I've been driving cross-country across the southern U.S. and it's been a lovely trip. For the past many years, barring one summer trip to Civil War battlefields, my trips have been to Europe and Southeast Asia. They've been great trips and I've seen wonderful things. I don't regret those travels at all. Nevertheless, I really enjoy traveling in my own country. I like how vast America is. I like how friendly Americans are. I like American architecture,...
  • By 2080, global warming will make New York City feel like Arkansas

    02/13/2019 6:27:07 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 57 replies
    USA Today | February 13, 2019 | by Doyle Rice
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  • Chelsea Clinton defends Omar, says Trump never said sorry for ‘white nationalism’ embrace

    02/12/2019 11:11:15 PM PST · by knighthawk · 73 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 12 2019 | Edmund DeMarche
    Chelsea Clinton on Tuesday called out Vice President Mike Pence for saying that Rep. Ilhan Omar’s apology for earlier Twitter posts called anti-Semitic was "inadequate," and blasted President Trump for peddling hate. Clinton, who was critical of Omar's tweets, posting that "we should expect all elected officials, regardless of party, and all public figures to not traffic in anti-Semitism," but said on Tuesday that Trump is a "far more powerful person" and has never apologized "for his embrace of white nationalism & anti-Semitic & Islamophobic hate." Omar said she had no intention of offending anyone, including Jewish Americans, when she...
  • Hillary Clinton zings GOP, Trump for ripping off her 2016 campaign slogan

    02/12/2019 12:38:11 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 37 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | February 12, 2019 | by Dartunorro Clark (D-NBC)
    Hillary Clinton accused Republicans and President Donald Trump on Tuesday of cribbing her 2016 presidential campaign slogan "Stronger Together." "Now copy my plan on health care, a fairer tax system, and voting rights," Clinton tweeted.
  • Heaven has a wall: Grocery store ad mailer stirs controversy

    02/11/2019 3:48:14 PM PST · by DannyTN · 46 replies
    WATE.com ^ | Feb 10, 2019 | KARK-TV
    CAMDEN, Ark. (KARK) - A family-owned Christian grocery store with several locations in Southeast Arkansas is dealing with backlash as customers argue a weekly ad mailer included a controversial political message.
  • Cuban guards surrounding Venezuela's Maduro, US military commander says

    02/11/2019 12:55:48 PM PST · by detective · 22 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 9, 2019 | Paulina Dedaj
    Venezuela’s disputed and embattled president, Nicolas Maduro, is so fearful of his own people that he has called on Cuban guards to serve as his security detail, a top U.S. military official said. Navy Adm. Craig S. Faller, commander of U.S. Southern Command, testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday that Maduro, fearing for his own safety, has “completely surround[ed]” himself with Cuban security. “I think it’s a good sense of where the loyalty of the Venezuelan people are, that his immediate security force is made up of Cubans,” Faller told the committee.
  • Ann Coulter: If we aren't getting a wall, we may as well have an attractive, dignified Republican

    09/20/2017 8:19:06 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 98 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 09/20/2017 | Mandy Mayfield
    Ann Coulter said Wednesday that she would prefer Vice President Mike Pence over President Trump because Trump is failing to build his promised wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. "If we are not getting a wall, we might as well have a, you know, attractive, dignified Republican there, Coulter said on Newsmax TV. Coulter is the author of In Trump We Trust but she has turned on Trump in the last few weeks, and said Pence is now a "better option." Coulter railed against Trump after Democrats reported they had a deal with the White House to pass legislation protecting immigrants...
  • Senate blocks White House-backed bill to end shutdown [fails 50-47]

    01/24/2019 12:23:06 PM PST · by GIdget2004 · 104 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/24/2019 | Jordain Carney
    Senate Democrats blocked a White House backed-plan to end the 34-day partial shutdown, turning it down in a 51-47 vote on Thursday. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) joined with Republicans to advance the measure, but it fell short of the 60 votes needed to defeat a filibuster. In an unexpected development, Sens. Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) voted against Trump's plan. Lee is considered a fiscal hawk and Cotton is one of the Senate’s most conservative members on immigration. The Senate is expected to hold a second vote Thursday on a continuing resolution (CR) that would fund the quarter...
  • The 10 Most Conservative States in America

    01/14/2019 3:05:46 PM PST · by EveningStar · 80 replies
    YouTube ^ | January 14, 2019 | Nick Johnson
    To determine the most conservative states in the United States, we looked at voting patterns and conservative policy decisions that have taken place over the last 20 years. These are the states that supported Donald Trump the most in the last presidential election, and where liberals and democrats are least represented.
  • Thousands of sausage products recalled [ZEIGLER]

    01/02/2019 10:18:28 AM PST · by Red Badger · 20 replies
    www.kcrg.com ^ | Updated: Tue 8:06 AM, Jan 01, 2019 | Staff
    SELMA, Ala. (CNN) - Thousands of pounds of sausage products may contain metal bits in them. Pixabay / MGN The U-S-D-A announced yesterday that R-L Zeigler Company has recalled nearly 12,000 pounds of its products. The recalled items include the 24-oz plastic packages of "Zeigler a Tradition of Great Taste Red Hots" and its "Extra Hot Zeigler a Tradition of Great Taste Red Hots" version. No word on how the metal pieces could have made it into the sausages and there are no reports of side effects to the products.
  • Fox News Now-Scandalous- A history of Bill Clintons rise to power w/corruption/affairs & treason

    01/01/2019 1:38:11 PM PST · by Syncro · 42 replies
    Fox News ^ | Jan 1, 2019 | Fox News
    Started about a 1/2 hour ago
  • Businesses, cities laud grant approval for I-49 project

    12/22/2018 10:59:56 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies
    The Joplin Globe ^ | December 10, 2018 | Jordan Larimore
    PINEVILLE, Mo. — Gregg Sweeten had difficulty last week putting his reaction into words. When he learned that funding for the long-sought Bella Vista Bypass had been found, Sweeten, the Pineville mayor and McDonald County emergency manager, was stunned. Then he was elated. "That is amazing," Sweeten said. "That is going to be so great. I think it’s going to lead to all kinds of opportunities not only for Pineville but for McDonald County. I mean, it’s just — I just can’t say how happy I am. Wow. That is ... that’s wild. That’s amazing. That’s a Christmas present right...
  • Trump's frontrunners for Pentagon job likely to share Mattis' views on Syria, Afghanistan

    12/21/2018 4:50:01 AM PST · by familyop · 163 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 21, 2018 | Lukas Mikelionis
    ...Gen. Jack Keane and Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., are considered the frontrunners to replace Mattis...For Trump to nominate Keane, however, he would have to swallow Keane’s hawkish stance...and his recent criticism of the move to pull out of Syria, which the retired general called a “huge strategic mistake." “Clearly, we're repeating the Obama mistake of premature withdrawal, which got us ISIS,” Keane said on Fox News’ “America's Newsroom” on Thursday. “In my judgment, we need to stick to it and finish the job,” Keane added, noting that the withdrawal of American troops will give “a victory of strategic proportions” to...
  • 2017: Surgeon, Who Exposed Clinton Foundation Corruption, Found Dead

    12/17/2018 12:48:46 PM PST · by ptsal · 54 replies
    The Gay Republican ^ | 12-12-2017 | Ethan Sabo
    Dr. Dean Lorich, an orthopedic surgeon who volunteered in Haiti and exposed Clinton Foundation corruption and malpractice on the island, has been found dead in New York. He was 54. Dr. Lorich was found by his 11-year-old daughter on the bathroom floor of his tony Upper East Side apartment with a knife in his chest at around 1pm on Monday. The knife missed the surgeon’s heart, leaving him to bleed out and be found by his daughter. Despite the fact police were called to the property regarding an “assault“, they instantly registered the death as “suicide” and closed the case.
  • Former Democrat Party Chairman ‘Streamed Live Videos of Child Sex Abuse’

    12/11/2018 12:41:40 PM PST · by diverteach · 33 replies
    The Hayride ^ | Nov 27, 2018 | /bethany-blankley
    According to the testimony of a federal agent, Harold “H.L.” Moody, a former Democratic Party chairman, streamed live videos of children being raped, distributed child pornography to other pedophiles, and regularly smoked methamphetamine out of a glass pipe while seated at his desk during work hours. Our tax dollars at work, folks. Jason Bennett, a special agent for Homeland Security Investigations, said an undercover agent took “screen shots” of Moody sitting at his desk and chatting with pedophiles in a secret chatroom online on “more than one occasion” between Aug. 29 and Oct. 12. Bennett described Moody as a “high-volume...
  • "I Know Where All The Bodies Are Buried": Clinton Foundation CFO Spills Beans To Investigators

    12/07/2018 7:16:32 AM PST · by blam · 57 replies
    SGT Report ^ | 12-7-2018
    The CFO of the Clinton Foundation, thinking he was “meeting an old professional acquaintance,” admitted to investigators that the charity had widespread problems with governance, accounting and conflicts of interest, and that Bill Clinton has been commingling business and personal expenses for a long time, reports The Hill‘s John Solomon. Clinton Foundation CFO Andrew Kessel made the admissions to investigators from MDA Analytics LLC – a firm run by “accomplished ex-federal criminal investigators,” who have been probing the Clinton Foundation for some time. Kessel told MDA “There is no controlling Bill Clinton. He does whatever he wants and runs up...
  • Medicaid work requirements are helping, and this state shows it ( Arkansas )

    12/03/2018 11:30:56 AM PST · by george76 · 2 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | November 26, 2018 | Sally Pipes
    A group of Arkansas Medicaid beneficiaries is suing the federal government. They claim the Trump administration's decision to allow Arkansas to impose work requirements on all able-bodied adult Medicaid recipients restricts their access to healthcare. That's nonsense. The requirement that able-bodied adult recipients spend 80 hours a month working, training for a job, searching for a job, attending school, or volunteering is hardly burdensome. It's entirely reasonable to ask able-bodied welfare recipients to show some initiative and help themselves. Medicaid was intended as a safety net program for the nation's indigent poor, who have nothing to fear from the work...
  • The Truth about the FIRST STEP Act

    12/02/2018 4:23:04 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 16 replies
    National Review ^ | November 27, 2018 | Senator Mike Lee
    As a former federal prosecutor, I am clear-eyed about crime. Unlike some reformers, I don’t think our justice system is fundamentally broken, unjust, or corrupt. I have nothing but respect for law-enforcement officials, who put themselves in danger every single day in order to protect the public. I know from experience that dangerous criminals exist — individuals who are incapable of or uninterested in rehabilitation and change. We should throw the book at those people. But my time as a prosecutor also tells me that not every criminal is dangerous or incapable of living a productive life. My faith as...