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Egypt’s President Sisi declares 3-month State of Emergency following church bombings

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 7:30am 4/12/2017 at 7:30am

Less that 24 hours after ISIS claimed responsibility for attacks on two Coptic churches in Egypt that left 37 people dead and over a hundred wounded, President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has declared a state of...

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California’s lawmakers vote to raise state gas tax

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 8:30am 4/11/2017 at 8:30am

When I wrote about California’s senate mulling over a law that would repeal the state income tax for teachers, I predicted a new tax on fuel and electric cars was poised to slide through our legislature and become law.

It did!

Faced with a pers...

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Trump’s EPA may punch hole in Obama’s ozone legacy rules

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Posted by    Monday, April 10, 2017 at 8:30am 4/10/2017 at 8:30am
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The Trump administration is exploring the possibility of punching a hole in former President Obama’s 2015 ozone pollution rule.

Justice Department attorneys are asking the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to delay oral arguments scheduled for later this month in a lawsuit challenging the Obama rule, while the Environmental...

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The Exodus from Egypt is nearly complete

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Posted by    Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 6:00pm 4/9/2017 at 6:00pm
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The year, as we mark the season of Passover, there has been a discovery of the remains of a pyramid in Egypt that was reportedly built around the time of the Exodus:

Ahead of the Passover holiday, an unknown pyramid was discovered in Egypt, dating roughly to the time of Jews’ exodus...

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Holy Week look at Christianity by-the-numbers

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Posted by    Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 9:00am 4/9/2017 at 9:00am

As Holy Week begins for Christians around the world, some intriguing information on the faith has been released by the Pew Research Center.

Christians remained the largest religious group in the world in 2015, making up nearly a third (31%) of Earth’s 7.3 billion people, according to a new Pew Research Center...

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California’s Super-Bloom Endangered by Special Snowflakes

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Posted by    Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 3:07pm 4/8/2017 at 3:07pm
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The significant winter rains that California has experienced this year has led Governor Jerry Brown to declare the official drought officially over:

Startlingly green hills, surging rivers and the snow-wrapped Sierra Nevada had already signaled what Gov. Jerry Brown made official Friday: The long California drought is over.

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Birth defects strike 1 in 10 U.S. pregnancies impacted by Zika infection

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Posted by    Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 8:00pm 4/6/2017 at 8:00pm
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As the weather gets warmer, public health officials are bracing for more outbreaks of Zika virus infections in this country.

Cooler weather temporarily stemmed the spread of the virus, which hit over 5100 Americans in 2016. However, in the interim since

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Nikki Haley blasts Russia, Syria, and UN during Security Council meeting

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Posted by    Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 2:00pm 4/6/2017 at 2:00pm
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While President Donald Trump was holding a joint news conference with Jordanian King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein describing his new approach to Syria and Syrian president Bashar al-Assad after suspected chemical attacks killed dozens of civilians, United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley was at a Security Council meeting blasting Russia over its...

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California Senate passes controversial “Sanctuary State” Bill

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 8:30am 4/5/2017 at 8:30am
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One of my favorite TV shows airing this season is “Feud“, which depicts the legendary rivalry between Joan Crawford (Jessica Lange) and Bette Davis (Susan Sarandon) during their collaboration on the psychological thriller, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Another legendary feud is currently taking place between President Donald Trump and California’s...

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President Trump meets with Egypt’s Sisi at White House

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 10:21am 4/4/2017 at 10:21am
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What a difference an election makes!

In late 2015, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was one of the key heads-of-state participating in the United Nations General Assembly’s 70th meeting. Sisi, a supporter of Islamic reform and a leading terror-fighter, was snubbed by President Obama and did not receive an invitation to the...

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Apocalypse Now: The end of the “Sexy Burger Girls”

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 7:30am 4/4/2017 at 7:30am
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I asserted that the election of President Donald Trump was the beginning of a new era for Alpha Males.

Proof that my theory is holding true comes in the...

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Witches hex President Trump during protests involving brooms, cauldrons

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 7:00am 4/4/2017 at 7:00am
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The competition to organize the most ludicrous anti-Trump event certainly has some fierce competition

First, it was the “Pussy Hat” march.

Aleister just reported on the “Queer Dance Party for Climate Justice” in front of the First Daughter’s DC home.

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Ayaan Hirsi Ali cancels her Australian tour over “security concerns”

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Posted by    Monday, April 3, 2017 at 4:00pm 4/3/2017 at 4:00pm
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Ayaan Hirsi Ali was slated to begin her tour of Australia on Monday with an ABC Australia’s “Q and A” issues discussion program.

The show’s tweet indicated that plans had changed abruptly, and it seems the reason is based on security concerns.

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Trump Immigration Enforcement Spurs Gang Tattoo Removal Boom

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Posted by    Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 8:41pm 4/2/2017 at 8:41pm
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One of the industries that has been most impacted by the aftermath of the 2016 election has been the tattoo removal business.

At the end of last year, Kemberlee Kaye noted that many millennials were consulting plastic surgeons to remove now unwanted body art.

As we head toward President Trump’s 100th day in...

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Trump owes his presidency to ancient Egyptian god!?

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Posted by    Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 1:09pm 4/1/2017 at 1:09pm

Not really, but April Fools’ Days seems like wonderful time to share this story

It starts with news that Buzzfeed was recently hacked:

BuzzFeed’s website has apparently been hijacked by Kekistanis, resulting in at least two articles being published that praise Kek.

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Gender identity questions nixed from Census 2020 form

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Posted by    Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 11:00am 4/1/2017 at 11:00am
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The election of President Donald Trump continues to have a profound influence on this country in nearly every area of government.

The upcoming census of the American people is a good example of a Trump-era change that is going mostly unnoticed.

In 2012, Legal Insurrection reported that the

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EPA “accidentally” issues press release slamming Trump

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Posted by    Friday, March 31, 2017 at 11:30am 3/31/2017 at 11:30am

I had to check the date of this Washington Times article by Ben Wolfgang, just to make sure it wasn’t already April 1.

The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday sent out a press release touting praise for President Trump’s rollback of Obama-era climate-change regulations this week — but...

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