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REPORT: Trump’s ‘Food Boxes’ Would Save Taxpayers $17.2 Billion in 2019

Pawl Bazile

By Pawl Bazile

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Trump reveled a bold plan this week to do away with EBT cards, also known as food stamps, in favor of a meal delivery program for recipients of government aid.


President Donald Trump is proposing a “food box” system in the style of online meal kit service Blue Apron. On Monday, director of the Office of Management and Budget, Mick Mulvaney, addressed the plan by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as an “outside the box” way to feed under privileged beneficiaries of Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, or SNAP. More than 16 million households on SNAP would have half their benefits go to “America’s Harvest Box.”


Taking their cue from successful private companies like Blue Apron, Mulvaney told reporters, “What we do is propose that, for folks who are on food stamps — part, not all — part of their benefits come in the actual sort of — and I don’t want to steal somebody’s copyright — but a Blue Apron-type program where you actually receive the food instead of receive the cash.”

Blue Apron is a service that provides weekly kits with ingredients and recipes to allow its customers to cook different meals for themselves at home. In the New York area, a family of four can have three meals a week for about $140 with Blue Apron. Those meals include options involving everything from salmon with spiced vegetables, to beef medallions paired with scallion salsa verde.

Top Box Foods out of Chicago runs a similar service providing reasonably-priced, healthy groceries in preselected boxes. Top Box boasts on their website that they even accept  SNAP benefits.

Under  the current government system food stamp recipients use a payment card similar to a credit card for their food. The USDA guidelines assure the tax payers alcohol, tobacco, and household items  are not permitted to be paid for with the provided card.

Trump’s proposal may be a new way to feed the country’s under-privileged while side-stepping fraud and saving tax payer money. The plan in the proposal would feed needy people while saving $17.2 billion in 2019, slashing the current programs budget by 22% of last year’s costs.

According to agriculture secretary Sonny Perdue the innovative plan would be boxing food grown by American farmers and producers.

“It maintains the same level of food value as SNAP participants currently receive, provides states flexibility in administering the program, and is responsible to the taxpayers.”

Of the savings on the average taxpayer, Mulvaney said:  “It lowers the cost to us because we can buy prices at wholesale, whereas they have to buy it at retail,” he continued,  “It also makes sure that they’re getting nutritious food. So we’re pretty excited about that. That’s a tremendous cost savings.”

Outraged Democrat Rep. Jim McGovern of Massachusetts called the new program “a cruel joke.”

On Twitter he said, “This sounds like something from the Great Depression, not 2018.”












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During the Obama Administration, first lady Michelle Obama made healthy eating her pet project. The new Harvest Box program may have found a functional way for even the poorest Americans to eat healthier, even on a government program, also forcing them to get into a routine of cooking meals for themselves.

All this while taking the burden off the working tax payers. 

Pawl Bazile is a journalist and the Production Director for Proud Boy Magazine. Follow him on Twitter @PawlBazile

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BREAKING: 4 Million Democrat Votes Were Just Declared Fraudulent

LYNDON SURALTA

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Voting machines in 11 states now tied to a company owned by a group of Democrat “activists” that includes George Soros, Chelsea Clinton, Barack and Michelle Obama and the estate of John Kennedy have been declared “compromised” and their votes discounted.
What that means to the outcome of the 2017 election is huge. It means that more than 4 million votes cast for Democrats in traditionally red counties will go in the trash bin, turning the tide of victory back to the true conservatives who backed Donald Trump.


In the end, 17 elections involving ballot referendums for free entitlements for immigrants, legalized marijuana and decriminalizing heroin overdoses should be overturned. The last one, in particular, is important to the free-loading left, because they believe they should just be able to get high and lose control without any repercussions when they wake up after costing the taxpayer a ride to the hospital and a shot of Narcan.


Court cases have now been filed to de-certify those elections and either switch the results or call for a new, fair election. The company that makes the machines, Novus Ordo Seclorum, INC, says the issue was an “unforeseen software glitch” and that the original votes can still be recovered.


Sorry, globalists. We don’t want what your machines have to say. Let’s return to paper ballots.


Voting machines in 11 states now tied to a company owned by a group of Democrat “activists” that includes George Soros, Chelsea Clinton, Barack and Michelle Obama and the estate of John Kennedy have been declared “compromised” and their votes discounted.


What that means to the outcome of the 2017 election is huge. It means that more than 4 million votes cast for Democrats in traditionally red counties will go in the trash bin, turning the tide of victory back to the true conservatives who backed Donald Trump.


In the end, 17 elections involving ballot referendums for free entitlements for immigrants, legalized marijuana and decriminalizing heroin overdoses should be overturned. The last one, in particular, is important to the free-loading left, because they believe they should just be able to get high and lose control without any repercussions when they wake up after costing the taxpayer a ride to the hospital and a shot of Narcan.


Court cases have now been filed to de-certify those elections and either switch the results or call for a new, fair election. The company that makes the machines, Novus Ordo Seclorum, INC, says the issue was an “unforeseen software glitch” and that the original votes can still be recovered.


Sorry, globalists. We don’t want what your machines have to say. Let’s return to paper ballots.


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  1. Art February 9, 2018 at 7:00 AM

    If true all should be replaced immediatly and the continued use be mde illegal. Better check California and NYC.

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    1. Unknown February 10, 2018 at 10:33 PM

      Sodom and Gomorrah right, give me a break

    2. Unknown February 10, 2018 at 10:33 PM

      Sodom and Gomorrah right, give me a break

    3. hermanstrom February 11, 2018 at 8:58 AM

      Not replace, use manual tabulation system. People mark a paper ballot and bring it to a group of at least two tabulators recording answers on the ballot into a spreadsheet independently entering the results and comparing them after every entry.

  2. Unknown February 10, 2018 at 6:43 AM

    That pretty much wipes out the popular vote win for Hillary.

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  3. Unknown February 10, 2018 at 9:03 AM

    Is anyone really surprised at this. I fear this is just the tip of the iceburg. Hope America wakes up to what the left is really trying to do.

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  4. D.R. Daily February 10, 2018 at 1:34 PM

    Latest count is actually 8.5 million, more to come.

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  5. Cathy Young February 10, 2018 at 2:48 PM

    Right now the corrupt dems are alledgedly winning state elections, These machines used should also be checked thoroughly! These sob’s are NEVER going to quit; and if these are the owners wth chance do we have of escaping these lunatics! Have to find “new machines” or paper ballots! Also “HAVE TO” have honest poll workers; they should be questioned and sworn in!
    All illegals should definitely need more than drivers licenses from aholes nwo leaders like brown in ca, etc. God Help Us!

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    1. Nan Perkins February 10, 2018 at 9:06 PM

      Let’s face it, Democrats steal, cheat or lie to get what they want.

  6. Cathy Young February 10, 2018 at 2:50 PM

    “STOP THE DAM ILLEGALS FROM COMING HERE”

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  7. Jsfb Jett  February 10, 2018 at 8:27 PM

    Corrupt ignorant greedy idiots..Must be jailed….Go and arrest them!!! Pick the correct FBI people, so they don’t get off the charges.. I pray for TRUMP’S, AND AT THE END OF THE DAY ALL THESE DISGRACEFUL GREEDY NO GOOD PEOPLE GO TO PRISON, FOR LIFE..

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  8. Ron Foley February 11, 2018 at 3:08 PM

    That’s voting machine flipping ONLY! There’s another 2 to 4 million deceased voters, there’s illegal alien voters and there’s multi-voters. Try to imagine that.

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  9. Daniel Morgan February 11, 2018 at 7:33 PM

    Okay, according to this article Novus Ordo Seclorum, INC is the Company that makes these voting machines. Problem is, when doing an internet search for this company, there isn’t any company by this name listed. Anywhere that I could find.
    The phrase Novus ordo seclorum (Latin for “New order of the ages”; English: /ˈnoʊvəs ˈɔːrdoʊ sɛˈklɔːrəm/; Latin pronunciation: [ˈnɔwʊs ˈoːrdoː seːˈkɫoːrũː]) is the second of two mottos that appear on the reverse (or back side) of the Great Seal of the United States.
    So I call into question the validity of this article. I would like to see citations to company website, which states this applies to, and supporting links to judicial actions, and statements from election officials. Until then, I fear this is just another “Fake News” story.

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  10. Rev. Noel Nathaniel Singh February 12, 2018 at 12:14 PM

    In California about 20% are non-citizens registered and voted in previous years. California need proof some kind of citizenship ID at the time of voting before allow to vote. In California even one state legislator is illegal. Too much fraud here as I am living here in California.

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  11. California voter 187 February 14, 2018 at 8:54 AM

    California has plenty of conservatives. They just do not cover them in the news. Hollywood is the leftist mother-ship, keep that in mind. California voted No on the gay marriage bill and NO to California having to pay for illegal aliens S.B. 187 in 1994-5 one leftist curt court judge overturned the will of the voters.

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  12. aimee February 21, 2018 at 7:49 AM

    THUMB PRINT FOR IDENTIFICATION, TOO

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  13. Larry Sheldon February 21, 2018 at 12:27 PM

    Does this


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Watch: Muslim kids in Gaza point guns at Trump Public Doll – "Islam is a religion of peace" Liberals say

Thousands of Muslims took to the streets in Gaza City on Saturday to celebrate Islam and worship Allah by terrorizing Trump’s Doll over the decision to formally recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
When your children go to school to learn science and play with friends, Palestinian children in Gaza take to the streets to execute a picture of Trump.
How can Israel make peace with these people?
Jihad and Shari’a have no place in the civilized world.

The Western world should follow Trump and recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Just look at what happens to Christians in Neighboring Countries (Egypt, Iraq and Syria), the Islamic persecution of Christians across the Middle East has become genocide.
Only Israel can preserve the holy places in Jerusalem for all religions.
Turkey’s president warned the United States not to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, or to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, saying it would constitute a “red line” for Muslims.


French president stabed Israel in the back to please the Muslim world.
France’s Macron told trump he’s worried about U.S. recognizing jerusalem as Israel’s Capital saying “it would hurt Muslim feelings and the peace process”.
No one in France cared about the “peace process” 3 years ago when French Senate passed resolution to recognize Palestinian state.
But now after Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, France cries out “Islamophobia.”


Islamic countries use the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in an attempt to take control of the holy sites in Jerusalem.
There is no freedom of religion in any Muslim country, Israel is the only free democratic state in the entire Middle East.


Only Israel can preserve the Holy Places in Jerusalem for all religions (not only Islam).
The Western world must support Israel and recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
There is not a single church in countries such as Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates.


Just look at what is happening to Christians throughout the Muslim world, the Islamic persecution of Christians in the Middle East (Syria, Iraq, Egypt, etc.) has become genocide. If you recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, share this post.
Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, not Palestine.


If you need a proof just read the Bible, and if you need another one read the Quran.
There is no mention of Jerusalem in the Quran.


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Six Words From A Town Hall Attendee Stopped Pelosi Dead In Her Tracks

Citizen stuns Pelosi by asking how much money she’s worth while she’s slamming GOP tax cuts.


Martin Walsh by Martin Walsh



Nancy Pelosi was so stunned by a six word question from an attendee about the GOP tax cuts that she literally told the individual “We’re Not Talking About That!”

During a town hall event Tuesday in Phoenix, Arizona, the House Minority Leader was asked by an American at the event, “How much are you worth, Nancy?”


The remark was in response to Pelosi claiming the GOP tax cuts allowing Americans to keep more of their hard-earned money was pathetic and unpatriotic.

“These are kitchen table issues for America’s families,” Pelosi said. “Most people are not in deadening poverty, but some are. Most people have to struggle to make ends meet.”


That’s when the attendee asked Pelosi to reveal how much she is worth, an effort to expose her wealthy status and how out-of-touch she is with the Americans she claims to represent.

“No, we’re not talking about that,” Pelosi replied. “I’m a mother of five, I can speak louder than anybody.”

According to federal records, Pelosi reported in 2016 that she had a net worth of $100,643,521 — making her the seventh richest member of Congress.

The wealthy California Democrat is in special company as she is only one of seven members of Congress who have an estimated wealth exceeding $100 million.


How can a public servant be worth more than $100 million?


Aside from Pelosi proving she doesn’t relate to real Americans and what they deal with on a daily basis, she is also statistically dead wrong about the GOP tax cuts.

A New York Times poll released on Monday found that 51 percent of Americans support the GOP tax cuts.

The polls strikes another major blow to Pelosi and Democrats who claim the Republican tax cuts are “unpatriotic,” similar to “Armageddon,” and will be “devastating to American workers.”


Pelosi’s comments prove how spoiled and out-of-touch she is with the everyday Americans she claims to represent.




Source: Daily Caller


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    Joe the Nobody2 hours ago

    Such an indignant pompous asshole. Never mind what I’m worth, I’d rather talk about crumbs…..100 million dollars of worth……absolute BS!!!!

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    Andy2 hours ago

    What values is Pelosi speaking about? I don’t remember my father saying he is working to support his neighbors. Giving was done at the church – NOT via the IRS.

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    James Jones2 hours ago

    Pelosi needs to just go off into the sunset and forget her visions of grandeur! 100+ million dollars and in Congress all her life she’s skimming tax money plain and simple. We should demand her removal from Congress and strip all that money since they aren’t crumbs. All she does is talk.

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    The Hawk2 hours ago

    That sow wouldn’t know a value if it hit her between the eyes.

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    Tn troutmanan hour ago

    Wake up Registered Democrat voters!!!! Your Democratic leaders you have placed in high positions aren’t for YOU…They are devouring you and getting richer while you get poorer!! At least look at the facts!!!

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    Donald Walkeran hour ago

    But Yet ! The Dumb Asses in California keep her in Congress. Not that all Californians are Dumb Asses just 90%!. Just those who want the Easy Life . Welfare , Food Stamps, Free Health Care, Free Housing. ! 100 Million dollar Bitch working for the GOOD of California and the U.S? Thanks NANCY ! The SOCIALIST ,COMMUNIST ,DEMOCRATIC PARTY is PROUD of YOU

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      kaids Donald Walkeran hour ago

      It’s her dumb ass district in San Francisco that keeps her in. We don’t all get to vote for her. Second, she doesn’t know the bible. She said God’s intention is not to have the poor? There are all kinds of verses in the bible about taking care of the poor.

      Deuteronomy 15:11 There will always be poor people in the land. Therefore I command you to be openhanded toward your fellow Israelites who are poor and needy in your land.

      DUH Pelosi – stop listening to those voices in your head. They’re leading you astray

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    lerose55an hour ago

    $100,643,521.00 AN THATS ALL SHE IS CLAIMING, ask her how much is hidden. Don’t forget this is just the number she is claiming. Ask her how much her husband is worth??? Pelosi is delusional. She makes no sense what so ever.

    She has no idea what living paycheck to paycheck is every week. Probably never has.
    When will Democrats Vote Pelosi & other long time Democrats like Schumer, Schiff, Ellison, Feinstein, Warren, Lewis, Ellison, Waters ect. out of office, they are not able to be open to new policies so they do what they do best obstruct, they are stuck in another era.
    25 Republicans are dropping out the next election. Out w/ the old in with the new.

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    David Williams2 hours ago

    That Bat Sheeet Crazy old Skank is worth Millions & Millions & Millions 🙁

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    Jodi13 minutes ago

    Just think the democrats have been in charge of both houses and the presidency for for sixteen years but they are not to blame, the public is. Their in politics making the laws that govern what businesses do or are allowed to do but their not out running the businesses that have to follow the laws the make.

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7th-grader with distraction device shoots himself at school

MASSILLON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio seventh-grader who brought a gun to school and shot himself inside a restroom just before classes began on Tuesday also had a device in his backpack meant to cause a distraction, police said.

(1 of 2) A police car is parked outside Jackson Township Middle School, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 in Massillon, Ohio. A school official in Ohio says a middle school student apparently shot himself after bringing a gun to school. Police say Jackson Middle School, near Massillon, is on lockdown Tuesday and that the students and staff are safe.(Bob Rossiter/The Canton Repository via AP)

(2 of 2) An official talks with a motorist outside Jackson Township Middle School, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 in Massillon, Ohio. A school official in Ohio says a middle school student apparently shot himself after bringing a gun to school. Police say Jackson Middle School, near Massillon, is on lockdown Tuesday and that the students and staff are safe. (Bob Rossiter/The Canton Repository via AP)

While investigators said the device was not an explosive that would have harmed anyone, they also would not describe it in detail. The student, who suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound, was being treated at a hospital, but police and school officials said they did not know his condition.

No other students were hurt in the shooting at Jackson Middle School, near Massillon. It was not immediately clear whether the shooting was intentional or how the boy, who rode the bus to school, managed to sneak the .22-caliber long gun into the building, said Jackson Township Police Chief Mark Brink.

Authorities said they also did not know where the boy got the gun or if anyone else was involved. Bomb-sniffing dogs searched the building, investigators said. “They wouldn’t tell us what was going on. I thought there was a school shooting. There was a lot of waiting,” eighth-grader Alex Garcia told The Independent. “I didn’t have any idea there was someone with a gun until I was released.”

Parents rushed to the school, which has about 1,400 students, to get their children soon after administrators sent out a notice about the shooting. Some waited outside the school for hours before the students were allowed to leave.


“That Florida shooting just happened, and you keep thinking about your kid,” said Daniela Biller, who has three students at the school.

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US Senator calls on Trump to cut all US aid to any Muslim country where US flags are burned

American Senator, Rand Paul, backs Trump’s decision to cut all American aid to Pakistan.
He calls on Trump to cut all American aid to any country that hates America.


This is what he wrote on his Facebook page:


“Why are we giving money to the Palestinian Authority and Pakistan? I would take the money that we send to a lot of countries that aren’t necessarily our friends, like Pakistan – I would redirect that money into building roads and bridges here. I plan to introduce a bill to do just that.”.

Muslims all over Pakistan took to the streets to burn US flags after Trump cut all American aid to Pakistan.


A month ago Muslims also took to the streets of Pakistan to burn American flags, but at that time it was against the decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Every year Muslims in Pakistan celebrate “Al Quds Day” in which they take to the streets to burn Israeli and American flags.


Nothing has changed apart from the fact that this time they hate America without being paid for it.


Well done Mr. President, you are one of the best presidents in US history.
Trump should suspend all aid to any country that has betrayed the US after the shameful UN vote against US sovereignty over US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.


Every two and a half minutes US pays UN $38,000 for doing nothing American taxpayers pay more than any other country for the UN budget. There are 193 countries in the UN So why are the American taxpayers funding most of its budget?


President Trump should suspend all American aid to the UN as well.


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Florida Teacher of the Year’s Gun Violence Post Goes Viral After School Shooting

Florida teacher delivers powerful message to parents, “Okay, I’ll be the bad guy and say what no one else is brave enough to say, but wants to say…”


By Lauren Richardson

A Teacher of the Year at a Florida middle school posted a Facebook message in response to the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, that has since gone viral saying parents need to “step up” when it comes to their kids’ behavior.

“Okay, I’ll be the bad guy and say what no one else is brave enough to say, but wants to say,” Kelly Guthrie Raley, who was named Eustis Middle School Teacher of the Year 2017-2018 last month, said in a now-viral Facebook post following the mass shooting that killed 17 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

Fox News reports:

Raley said she’ll “take all the criticism and attacks” for her opinion because, as a teacher with two decades of experience, she has to worry about an active-shooter situation on a daily basis.

The middle school teacher said over her almost two decades as an educator that she’s seen an increase in violence and a lack of compassion among students.

Fox News reports:

Raley said she’ll “take all the criticism and attacks” for her opinion because, as a teacher with two decades of experience, she has to worry about an active-shooter situation on a daily basis.

The middle school teacher said over her almost two decades as an educator that she’s seen an increase in violence and a lack of compassion among students.

“Until we, as a country, are willing to get serious and talk about mental health issues, lack of available care for the mental health issues, lack of discipline in the home, horrendous lack of parental support when the schools are trying to control horrible behavior at school (oh no! Not MY KID. What did YOU do to cause my kid to react that way?), lack of moral values, and yes, I’ll say it – violent video games that take away all sensitivity to ANY compassion for others’ lives – as well as reality TV that makes it commonplace for people to constantly scream up in each others’ faces and not value any other person but themselves, we will have a gun problem in school,” the sixth-grade language arts teacher wrote.

Raley, who loves hunting and four-wheeling in her spare time, added that she grew up with guns in her home.

“But you know what? My parents NEVER supported any bad behavior from me,” Raley said.

She said when she began teaching 20 years ago, she never had to worry about calling a student’s parents and getting cussed out, told to go to hell, or threatened with a public shaming all because she was calling out their child’s behavior. Something, she said, has got to change

“Parents, it’s time to step up!” Raley urges. “Be the parent that actually gives a crap! Be the annoying mom that pries and knows what your kid is doing. STOP being their friend. They have enough ‘friends’ at school. Be their parent. Being the ‘cool mom’ means not a damn thing when either your kid is dead or your kid kills other people because they were allowed to have their space and privacy in YOUR HOME.”

She doubles down that she had guns in her home.

“But you know what? I never dreamed of shooting anyone with his guns. I never dreamed of taking one! I was taught respect for human life, compassion, rules, common decency, and most of all, I was taught that until I moved out, my life and bedroom wasn’t mine…it was theirs. And they were going to know what was happening because they loved me and wanted the best for me.”

Okay, I’ll be the bad guy and say what no one else is brave enough to say, but wants to say. I’ll take all the…

Posted by Kelly Guthrie Raley on Thursday, February 15, 2018

Raley concludes her post by adding that she never brought up gun control.

“This post wasn’t about gun control,” she said. “This was me, loving the crap out of people and wanting the best for them. This was about my school babies and knowing that God created each one for greatness, and just wanting them to reach their futures.”


Raley said the only thing she holds dearer than teaching students is her faith and family, and that her father, a military hero, and her mother, a retired school teacher, inspired her to be who she is today.

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Russia admits that U.S. airstrike killed Russian citizens in Syria

After pro-regime forces closed in on a U.S.-backed Kurdish base in Syria’s eastern Deir al-Zor province on Feb. 7, the U.S.-led forces took defensive action with an airstrike that reportedly killed over 100 Russian mercenaries.

In a stunning development, Moscow’s Foreign Ministry admitted on Thursday that as many as five “Russian citizens” embedded with soldiers loyal to the Syrian government of Bashar Al Assad may have been killed by the American airstrike.


“According to preliminary information, we could be talking about the deaths of five people — presumably Russian citizens — as a result of an armed confrontation whose causes are being examined,” Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told reporters at a press briefing Thursday.

The admission is the first official acknowledgment that American forces have killed Russian nationals in the Syrian theater.

Slain mercenaries

Zakharova insisted that the slain fighters were not from the Russian armed forces, leading U.S. military officials to speculate that they belonged to a Russian mercenary group.

However, former Pentagon official Mark Simakovsky believes that these private contractors are working in league with Russian military planners. He explained:

The Russians in many areas, including Ukraine, have claimed that their forces are not involved. But it’s a fig leaf, because their forces are involved…[and] have coordination and liaison with Russian intelligence and security forces.

The private Russian security firm Wagner is known to operate with pro-Assad forces in Syria, clandestinely deploying thousands of contract soldiers to the region to fight rebel groups and the remnants of the Islamic State. Russian law formally bans mercenary service, and Moscow has never publicly acknowledged the role of private security operations in the Syrian theater.

Earlier this week, a Reuters report listing the names of two Russian contractors killed in the Deir al-Zor incident likely compelled Moscow officials to acknowledge their deaths in following days. However, sources also told Reuters that “dozens” of other Russian fighters were also killed in the blast, a narrative disputed by the Russian Foreign Ministry.

The fog of war

The Pentagon has defended the airstrike, arguing that it was an act of “self-defense…to defeat an unprovoked military attack.” Officials elaborated on the incident, claiming, “The enemy moved in an approximate battalion-sized dismounted formation supported by artillery, tanks, multiple-launch rocket systems and mortars.”

In an attempt to avoid inadvertently eliminating any Russian support elements that were attached to the approaching forces, the U.S.-backed Coalition attempted to contact Russia through a “de-confliction” telephone line to advise them of the unprovoked attack.


Simakovsky believes that both the U.S. and Russia have no interest in either purposefully or inadvertently attacking one another. While their goals in the region are different, the analyst argued that the U.S. “doesn’t want to be killing Russian citizens in Syria. So, I think both sides will be more careful.”

Russian President Vladimir Putin visited Syria in December and signaled his intent to begin sending Russian forces home. However, 2018 has included many setbacks for Moscow, including drone attacks on Russian air bases and the loss of a Russian jet and its pilot earlier this month.


The U.S. coalition is supporting the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) opposed to the Assad regime and the dwindling Islamic State. Approximately 2,000 U.S. service members are present in the country, mostly special forces operators supporting the SDF.


Benjamin Baird

Benjamin Baird is a senior staff writer for the Conservative Institute. He is a veteran infantryman of Iraq and Afghanistan with over 1000 days in combat and holds a degree in Middle Eastern studies from the American Military University. Ben is a regular contributor at the Middle East Forum and has written for dozens of conservative publications, including The Daily Caller, American Spectator, American Thinker, New English Review and Yahoo News.


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Palestinian Leader Threatens Trump "If You Cut More Aid, We Will Join ISIS"

Saeb Erekat, Palestinian negotiator, says the US has no right to cut aid to the Palestinians “Giving us your money is an international obligation” He says in an interview on Fox News..
He makes it clear they will not return to the negotiating table with Israel.


But still Saeb Erekat has the audacity to claim that the refusal to negotiate does not give the US any right to stop giving UNRWA and the Palestinian Authority US taxpayers’ money.
He threatens if Trump continues to cut aid to the PA it will encourage Muslims to join ISIS.


U.S. Freezes More Than Half of Aid Funds to UN Palestinian Agency In Gaza. Trump must cut the rest of the aid.


UNRWA’s education program encouraging children to become suicide bombers “in the name of Allah” and wage a jihad war against the West.


Canada, Australia, Britain and the European Union must follow Trump and stop funding UNRWA.








Radical Muslim terrorists all over the world carry out terror attacks “in the name of Allah”.
They justify their violence by quoting verses from the Quran.
Politicians in the West always claim “Islam is a religion of peace”,
Despite the fact that some Muslims and even former Muslims such as Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Sandra Solomon claim that there are verses in the Quran and the Islamic scriptures that call for violence against infidels that often what leads to the violence and terrorism carried out against infidels by Muslims.


Christians are the world’s most persecuted religious group, according to studies
Christians and other Non-Muslim minorities throughout the Muslim world are being persecuted for being non-Muslims.


The Christian community in Iraq and Syria was completely annihilated by radical Muslims, anyone who could not escape and refused to convert to Islam was executed.
The Western world ignores the cruel persecution of Christians in the Muslim world.
Where are all the human rights organizations of the UN? Where are all human rights organizations in the West?


Please pray for the Christian minorities in the Muslim world.


Liberals and leftists in the West use the made up term “Islamophobia” to portray anyone who criticizes Islam as a “racist”.


They ignore the fact that Islam is an ideology that has nothing to do with race.
There is an attempt in the West to impose a sharia-blasphemy law to criminalize criticism of Islam.


It started when Saudi Arabia and Muslim countries tried to pass a UN resolution to force Western states to criminalize criticism of Islam.


The Parliament in Canada passed “Motion M-103” to condemn the so-called “Islamophobia (Fear of Islam)” in a preparation for a blasphemy law in Canada.


According to the sharia blasphemy law anyone who criticizes Islam or the Prophet Muhammad should be killed.


Under Sharia blasphemy law in Saudi Arabia and Iran Muslims are executed if they are accused of blasphemy.


In Pakistan, the situation is even worse, radical Muslims use the blasphemy law to persecute the Christian minority.


Is this the law the liberals in the West want to adopt?


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Local Reporter Goes Rogue, Tells Truth …………


During a report this week, a local Minnesota reporter blew some uninformed liberal minds by touting some basic facts about gun ownership in his state.

“We took a very hard look at these numbers, and we did find that Minnesota has a very high rate of gun ownership — one of the highest in the country — but it has a relatively low rate of violent crime,” revealed Minneapolis station WCCO reporter Pat Kessler in a segment Thursday.

He added that in 2017, Minnesota “set a new record for firearms background checks,” processing 473,975 checks on permits, 94,383 checks on handguns and 125,516 checks on long guns.


In other words, more people attempted to purchase weapons in the state last year than ever before.

“Minnesota set another 2017 record, too,” his report continued. “The State Department of Public Safety reports 283,188 Minnesotans now have permits to legally carry firearms in public.”


Listen to the full report below:


Interestingly, these numbers coincide perfectly with the research of economist, commentator and gun rights advocate John R. Lott, whose award-winning 1998 book, “More Guns, Less Crime,” centers around the thesis that a well-armed population deters crime.

“Criminals are deterred by higher penalties. Just as higher arrest and conviction rates deter crime, so does the risk that someone committing a crime will confront someone able to defend him or herself,” he explained in an interview that year with the University of Chicago Press.


“There is a strong negative relationship between the number of law-abiding citizens with permits and the crime rate — as more people obtain permits there is a greater decline in violent crime rates. For each additional year that a concealed handgun law is in effect the murder rate declines by 3 percent, rape by 2 percent, and robberies by over 2 percent.”

Other research bears this out. Five years ago Forbes columnist Larry Bell pointed to a then-recent Pew Research Study that found that “(n)ational rates of gun homicide and other violent gun crimes” had dropped significantly since the mid-1990s.


But as noted by Bell, “Those gun crime rates certainly aren’t diminishing for lack of supply…at least not for law-abiding legal buyers.”

“Last December, the FBI recorded a record number of 2.78 million background checks for purchases that month, surpassing a 2.01 million mark set the month before by about 39 percent. That December 2012 figure, in turn, was up 49 percent from a previous record on that month the year before,” he wrote.


And according to data from the FBI, the number of background checks conducted annually have only grown since then, jumping from a total of 19.6 million in 2012 to a high of 25.2 million in 2017.

More people are seeking out and obtaining guns, and yet America’s top metropolitans are continuing to see record “drops in crime and murder.”


Why is that? I’m not going to speculate because I’m not a trained researcher, but I will quote John R. Lott, who has said many times over, “More guns, less crime.”

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