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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Monday, December 11, 2017

By Rich Mitchell – President Donald Trump will receive his daily briefing in the morning as prepared by the intelligence community. The President will then have lunch with Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue in the afternoon, then participate in a presentation of the Friends of Zion award with Faith Leaders. Later in the afternoon, the President ...

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The Punisher isn’t anti-gun. It’s pro-freedom.

Author’s note: Below includes some minor spoilers for The Punisher. Read at your own risk. There’s a scene in the very first episode of The Punisher where the titular character, Frank Castle, asks Karen Page, a journalist, if she still carries a weapon. Punisher: Still got that handcannon? Karen Page: You better believe it. *pats bag* Punisher: Attagirl. It’s a ...

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Keaton Jones got bullied at school and now everyone knows about it

A boy named Keaton Jones from Knoxville, Tennessee has been facing some pretty harsh bullying at school. Recently, he called his mother to come pick him up after a particularly humiliating experience in the lunchroom. Keaton’s mom decided to record his description of what happened and now the heartbreaking clip has been viewed 17 million times. Here’s the clip as ...

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Political discourse collides with the Christmas season

I was struck today by a piece I read online at NOLA.com about former Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco. A recent health update spurred her on to write an open letter to family, friends, and supporters which was published Sunday. I have been thinking a lot about public discourse among politicos and voters, especially in social media lately, and her letter ...

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The media is covering itself with glory in its zeal to get Trump

Friday, Ed wrote about CNN’s big scoop involving a shadowy figure emailing Wikileaks material full of Democratic emails to Donald Trump Jr. before the material was publicly released. As we all now know, that scoop was completely false. CNN eventually issued a correction explaining that two sources had given them the wrong date for the email in question. The actual date ...

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Koch brothers teaming up with Silicon Valley

The newest shock in certain circles is the fact the Koch brothers are teaming up with Silicon Valley on tech issues. Via POLITICO: [D]espite their ideological distance on issues like the Paris climate accord, the Koch groups and left-leaning Silicon Valley are working together to advance the argument that innovation is most likely to flourish when legislators and regulators leave ...

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Scott Walker is tired of waiting, looks at drug testing food stamp recipients

Governor Scott Walker continues making the push for Wisconsin to become the first state to drug test food stamp recipients. This plan was approved by the Republican-dominated state legislature two years ago. After battling the Obama Administration on this topic, Walker is now looking to greenlight the program. Florida’s similar program was blocked in 2014 by a federal appeals court. ...

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