The Obama legacy has received another defeat as his Obamacare abortion-pill mandate was barred for violation of the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Although it will take time to remove his stain on our country, the progress made over the past 16 months is nothing short of astonishing. Whoever would have thought that the simple act of pointing out illegal acts and Constitutional violations could destroy his legacy so quickly?
A federal district court issued an order Tuesday that permanently prevents the federal government from enforcing the Obamacare abortion-pill mandate against four Christian universities in Oklahoma represented by Alliance Defending Freedom. The order also declares that the mandate violates the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
The Obama-era mandate forces employers, regardless of their religious or moral convictions, to provide abortion-inducing drugs, sterilization, and contraception through their health plans under threat of heavy penalties. The Department of Justice, under the Trump administration, abandoned its defense of the flawed mandate, which the Department of Health and Human Services implemented during the previous administration.
Why hasn’t John Kerry been arrested for violating the Logan Act, as it is now well known that he has had many meetings with Iranian officials and others, trying to save the disastrous Iranian nuclear deal?
So many questions left unanswered. Is the Deep State so confidant they will retain their power that they operate in the open across the globe?
Sometimes justice is not served and the consequences of evil go unpunished. Let us pray that we will are not living in one of these times.
Slipping between us, the ghost and the morning
Prayers spent on finding, a reason to stay
Painful and aching, the balance is breaking
So many words, I don’t know what to say
Our planets break orbit like paper and water
Delicate dancing on the edge of her lips
Something unsettled, and something remembered
Something forgiven, keeps silent within
She turns to me with tears in her eyes
As if she doesn’t see the tempest inside
And our hearts are beating, but no one is breathing
A small thing I think, so close to the end
The clock is ticking, time is escaping…
I know I must be standing on my own
And something sacred, it could be dying… I know
And I stare with headlights now approaching
Blankets of sadness, bound up and cover, happiness lost.
I must have buried here
Inside I’m reaching, inside I’m pleading.
I can’t be losing everything
That I remember…
Kisses left longing, somewhere behind us
Asking for comfort, like cats in between
This new regretting, how foolish the choices
That once seemed so meaningful, so sturdy and sane
Seconds in silence, last half of forever
Searching for glimpses lovers embraced
How close and how distance, we stand to each other
Knowing that nothing here can ever be replaced
Are we together?
Kansas police are going to have to stop having sex with people they pull over for traffic violations, after Governor Jeff Colyer (R) signed a new bill into law on Thursday outlawing sexual relations “during the course of a traffic stop, a custodial interrogation, an interview in connection with an investigation, or while the law enforcement officer has such person detained,” according to the Kansas City Star.
The bill, introduced by Rep. Cindy Holscher (D) “helps the person who was detained in their neighborhood or stopped for a ticket, that type of thing,” she told The Star.
Holscher said she was also moved by a case in New York where a teenager claimed she had been raped by two police officers in the back of their van, but no charges were filed because the officers claimed the sex was consensual and therefore legal.
Kansas law previously said “there shouldn’t be sexual relations between police and persons in jail, but it didn’t say anything about if they had been stopped on the streets or were in their custody,” Holscher said. –The Star
Kansas lawmakers say the new law was long overdue.
It seems like yesterday. The Iran hostage crisis was dragging on through 1980 and “Marg bar Carter, Marg bar Shah!” was a familiar chant heard from the Iranians. (“Death to Carter, death to Shah!) Now they’re back at it—threatening President Trump and burning American flags because Trump wants a better deal.
Special Drawing Right (SDR) Currency Exchange Rate Conversion Calculator
The value of the SDR was initially defined as equivalent to 0.888671 grams of fine gold—which, at the time, was also equivalent to one U.S. dollar. After the collapse of the Bretton Woods system in 1973, however, the SDR was redefined as a basket of currencies,today consisting of the euro, Japanese yen, pound sterling, and U.S. dollar. The U.S. dollar-value of the SDR is posted daily on the IMF’s website. It is calculated as the sum of specific amounts of the four currencies valued in U.S. dollars, on the basis of exchange rates quoted at noon each day in the London market.
José Gabriel Angarita. Caracas, Venezuela.
The replacement for the USD will be the SDR. What that means for the revaluation of the USD based on this new paradigm is not known but the best guess is that we will lose a good portion of the value of our savings.
Rep Mike Kelly has had enough goes off on Maxine Waters (Queen of Oppression) on the house floor on May 8th during a House Financial Services Committee session.
and Mad Maxine’s reply:
FANNIN COUNTY, Ga. – The Fannin County School Board voted unanimously to arm teachers who volunteer to carry Thursday night.
Under the new policy, teachers can have guns holstered. Guns in bags or purses are not allowed, Channel 2’s Lori Wilson said. Fannin County is north of Atlanta and borders Tennessee.
The proposal says that employees must be approved by the Board of Education and the Fannin County Sheriff before they’re allowed to carry weapons on school grounds.
Blue Ridge, GA in Fannin County is the closest town to my house. Borders in this area between NC, GA and TN have little meaning. Hopefully, this will set a good example for neighboring counties. As for some of the comments in the liberally slanted video, it shows their ignorance and lack of training with firearms and firearm safety.
On Wednesday we reported on an intense battle playing out between House Intel Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (D-CA), the Department of Justice, and the Mueller investigation concerning a cache of intelligence that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein refuses to hand over – a request he equated to “extortion.”
On Wednesday afternoon, however, news emerged that Nunes and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) would receive a classified Thursday briefing at the DOJ on the documents. This is, to put it lightly, incredibly significant.
Why? Because it appears that the FBI may have had a mole embedded in the Trump campaign.
In a bombshell op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, Kimberly Strassel shares a few key insights about recent developments. Perhaps we should start with the ending and let you take it from there. Needless to say Strassel’s claims, if true, would have wide ranging implications for the CIA, FBI, DOJ and former Obama administration officials.
To what lengths will the Deep State go to retain their power? And power is what they wield as we are finding out every day. There is one nagging question: why doesn’t the President declassify the documents?