Monday, December 25, 2017

Show Notes 12-23-2017

Saturday Show 12-23-17

Trump calls on media to stay for prayers: 'A good solid prayer and they'll be honest'
Prior to a Cabinet meeting on Thursday, President Donald Trump asked HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson to start the meeting with a prayer and the president also asked reporters to stay for the prayer, saying they "need the prayer more than I do" and that it might help the media to "be honest."
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Judge dismisses emoluments clause lawsuit against Trump
A federal judge in New York dismissed one of the lawsuits against President Trump’s business dealings, ruling Thursday that a watchdog group didn’t have standing to challenge whether the president’s continued connection to his hotel chain violates the Constitution’s emoluments clause.
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Rabbis Protest Trump’s Re-Nomination of Obama LGBT Agenda Architect Chai Feldblum
A coalition of rabbis is criticizing the Trump administration for re-nominating radical sexual identity activist Chai Feldblum to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
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Chappaquiddick' Trailer Reveals Unsavory Ted Kennedy
If anybody feared that the upcoming Chappaquiddick movie would be a whitewash of Ted Kennedy, the recently released trailer should disabuse them of that notion. Legal Insurrection describes the movie as the "portrait of a weasel."
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Alaska's Pebble Mine moves closer to fruition as permitting process begins
A proposed gold and copper mine that nearly got buried by the Obama administration moved closer to reality when its developers filed new permits with the federal government.
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Trump's making American mining great again
Lost amid this week’s tumultuous vote on a tax-cut bill, President Trump signed an executive order that may be even more important: guaranteeing America has a reliable supply of the critical materials needed to produce modern-era weapons as well as popular consumer goods.
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Religious Leaders: 'Gender Ideology Harms Individuals and Societies,' Rejects 'Reason
In a Dec. 15 open letter entitled "Created Male and Female," religious leaders of various denominations in the United States denounced "gender ideology" as a rejection of reason and science, which "harms individuals and socieities," especially children.
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How to win the war on Christmas: Just surrender
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. To practicing Christians and even some nonbelievers who just like the season's hope and joy, Christmas is the capstone of the year.
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86-year-old woman with dementia warms up to Santa ─ and makes him cry
An 86-year-old woman deep in the throes of dementia came out to the surface briefly when she encountered her beloved Santa in a photo studio in a New Mexico mall.
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Why Would Christians Go Christmas Caroling Outside an Abortion Clinic?
A young woman sits in the waiting room of American Women’s Medical Center on Chicago’s northwest side, waiting to be called back to the operating room for her procedure. Even now, she’s unsure about the choice she’s made.
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A beautiful example of American defiance in World War II
The Battle of the Bulge was the largest and bloodiest battle fought by the U.S. during World War II. It involved 610,000 Americans, 55,000 British, and 72,000 Free French, fighting along Europe’s Western Front for nearly 40 days. There were 89,000 American casualties and over 100,000 German casualties.
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