ArchiveOctober 9, 2017

BREAKING: Texas Tech officer shot and killed, apparently by student

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Texas NBC affiliate KCBD is reporting that a Texas Tech campus police officer has been shot and killed in the line of duty. The assailant was apparently a TTU student whom officers had brought to the police headquarters for a “welfare check”. The report states that the student – identified by police as Hollis A. Daniels – pulled a gun and shot the officer, then fled the scene. From...

Twitter Censors Marsha Blackburn video that criticizes PP

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On Monday afternoon, Twitter shut down a campaign announcement video from Rep. Marsha Blackburn, saying that the ad contained an “inflammatory statement.” Blackburn, a beloved Congresswoman from Tennessee, used the video to announce her intention to run for U.S. Senator Bob Corker’s seat, who announced last week that he will not be seeking re-election. In the ad, Blackburn...

Why Did Christopher Columbus Ruin America?

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“In 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue.” That’s a little rhyme I just made up to help you remember the year Columbus destroyed America. He was born in one of those European countries that’s not important enough to remember and he set out on an early path to destruction. Young Christopher could be seen at early age, staring out at the ocean and dreaming about conquest and...

NRA to Fox News Sunday: “Bans Don’t Work”

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After issuing a statement calling on the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) to review the legality of bump stocks, the National Rifle Association (NRA) has affirmed that further bans on guns or gun parts don’t stop crime. NRA’s Chris Cox went on Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace to discuss their statement in wake of the Las Vegas massacre.  Cox...

The Pro-Life Heart of Blade Runner 2049

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The big questions of life—how long we have, how memory defines us, what it means to be human—figure prominently in the Blade Runner universe, first introduced to cinemas by Ridley Scott back in 1982.  Working loosely from the trippy Philip K. Dick novel  Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, Scott jettisoned most of Dick’s hippy-dippy drug culture subtext and instead focused on a visual style in...

Steve Scalise Shoots Back Response to Gun Control, Affirms Support for Gun Rights

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After surviving an assassination attempt on his life in June here in Alexandria, Virginia, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) told Chuck Todd of “Meet the Press” over the weekend he still opposes more gun control measures now more than ever in wake of the Las Vegas massacre. Below is the full interview: “Our Founding Fathers believed strongly in gun rights for citizens,”...

Hurt Road: The Music, the Memories and the Miles Between

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We all have those moments in life when we remember the first time we heard a favorite song or band. From that moment on, when we hear the first chords of that song, the memories come flooding in with them. For me it was 1999. My good friend, Nate Miller, was visiting my brother and me. He was in med school and we were wrapping up our junior years in college at the University of Kansas. As I...

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