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Taxpayers Federation Applauds OSAP and Tuition Changes

TORONTO, ON: The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is applauding today’s announcement that the Ontario government is restoring the Ontario Student Assistance Program to 2016-17 levels, reducing tuition by 10 per cent and requiring the availability of online opt-outs for student ancillary fees.

“Reducing tuition and providing opt-outs for fees will help students while reforming OSAP will save taxpayers millions,” said CTF Ontario Director Christine Van Geyn. “Last year’s OSAP changes were supposed to save taxpayer money, but, as the auditor general warned, the cost soared to more than $2 billion per year. By returning OSAP to 2016-17 levels, we hope to see a savings of about 50 per cent for this program.”

By Canadian Taxpayers Federation -- Christine Van Geyn, CTF Ontario Director- Saturday, January 19, 2019 - Full Story

Videos May Stop Abortion Funding

New Orleans, LA – Late last night the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a preliminary injunction so now the state of Texas can block Medicaid funding to abortion providers because of the undercover videos that demonstrated a severe lack of accepted medical and ethical standards. The court also returned the case to the district court for further consideration. This ruling is fitting on the eve of the March for Life in Washington, D.C. today.

By Liberty Counsel - Saturday, January 19, 2019 - Full Story

Dismemberment Case Before High Court

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Liberty Counsel has filed an amicus brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review the decision by the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals regarding the Alabama law that prohibits dismemberment abortions of live unborn babies.  This case presents a direct challenge to the 1973 Roe v. Wade abortion opinion.

In Marshall v. West Alabama Women’s Center, Liberty Counsel represents the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists and American College of Pediatricians, which are urging the Supreme Court to accept review of the Eleventh Circuit decision and to uphold the law that protects unborn babies, who can feel pain as early as eight weeks gestation, from cruel and unusual punishment.

 

By Liberty Counsel - Saturday, January 19, 2019 - Full Story


Does God Speak to You?

When people ask me this question, I answer it with another, “Do mean God doesn’t speak to you?”

You can officially mark me down as a crazy person or whatever you like, I don’t care.  But I initially turned from the world to face God because I heard a voice answer my silent plea, the plea of a lost and lonely sinner about to give up on life, “I’ve got to try something.”

What I heard was a voice as real as any I’ve ever heard say right in my ear, “Why don’t you try God.”

By Dr. Robert R. Owens - Saturday, January 19, 2019 - Full Story

President Trump Major Announcement on Border Crisis



Join RSBN’s Max Kleiber and Bailee Byers live from the nation’s capital in Washington, DC for LIVE coverage of President Donald Trump’s major announcement on the border crisis. Our live coverage will begin at 2:30pm ET with President Trump’s speech at 4PM.

By Right Side Broadcasting - Saturday, January 19, 2019 - Full Story

Economists Mislead on Carbon Tax

We live in strange times indeed when an environmental reporter for the New York Times writes that we should stop pushing for a carbon tax, just a few weeks before dozens of distinguished economists sign a letter to the Wall Street Journal calling for a carbon tax. Yet despite the prestige behind the impressive list of signers, the economists mislead the American public on several key points.

By Institute for Energy Research - Saturday, January 19, 2019 - Full Story

The United Nations is trying to grab control of worldwide immigration policies

While President Donald Trump seeks funding for a border wall, the United Nations is seeking control of migration policies worldwide, with a campaign configured to undermine America’s sovereignty and control over its own borders. And, yes, if the U.N. has its way, America will help pay for it.

As with many of the U.N.‘s turf grabs, this campaign to co-opt national migration policy has been years in the making. Incremental in its origins, and swaddled in U.N. jargon and procedure, it has largely escaped the U.S. headlines. But it’s now reached the stage of becoming dangerous.

By Claudia Rosett - Saturday, January 19, 2019 - Full Story

Hospitals Guard Prices Like the CIA Guards Secrets

Way back in 2017, before we were on the Road to Nuremberg With Donald Trump, the Washington Post was outraged that hospitals were trying to make a profit. Like most stories involving reporters, economics and healthcare it was both wildly inaccurate and agenda–driven.

The story’s one useful service was it introduced the public to the slightly ominous term “Chargemaster.” At first glance, the term “Chargemaster” might be mistaken for the cause of the so–called epidemic of “mass incarceration.” A fiendish device district attorneys use to jail minorities captured during the government’s regular sweeps in low–income areas.

By Michael R. Shannon - Saturday, January 19, 2019 - Full Story

When environmentalism becomes corruption—Part 1

All across the United States, private property rights are under assault—assault by state and federal legislators and regulators, environmentalist groups, wealthy liberal foundations, corporations and other special interests, often acting in coordination or collusion with one another. They are seizing or taking control of lands and other valuable property without due process or just compensation, under a host of environmental and other justifications, many of which are fictional at best.

I have personally witnessed attempts to shut down the small mining industry in my state of Colorado. Exploration and development by this industry often results in discoveries of major deposits of minerals that are essential for everything we make, use and do—including medical equipment, cell phones, computers, aircraft, aerospace, automobiles, wind turbines, solar panels, batteries, and modern high-tech weapon and communication systems.

By Craig Liukko - Saturday, January 19, 2019 - Full Story

The “Quantum Glass” Battery Hype

There is a new battery type being hyped, with terms such as “Quantum Glass” battery or even “The Jesus Battery” and a claim that “It Will Ignite the Global $3 Trillion Electric Car Revolution.” Go and see it for yourself at investorplace.com (video transcript available from me), Forbes, and other financial information services.

This touted breakthrough in battery technology is the latest in a slew of innovative ideas that include “batteries made with sand,” “stretchable batteries,” “foam batteries,” “pee powered batteries,” “laser-made micro-super-capacitors” and more (13 Amazing Battery Innovations That Could Change The World ).

By Dr. Klaus L.E. Kaiser - Saturday, January 19, 2019 - Full Story

THE SHARON-BUSH LETTERS, AND WHY PEACE IS NOT POSSIBLE WITH PALESTINIANS

In 2002, then-prime minister Ariel Sharon wrote a letter to US president George W. Bush, informing him of his intentions to make a bold new initiative for peace by removing thousands of Jews from their homes in the Gaza Strip and completely withdrawing all Israeli forces, and he received a response from Bush.

In this letter, Sharon wrote, “The Palestinian Authority under its current leadership has taken no action to meet its responsibilities under the road map. Terror has not ceased, reform of the Palestinian security services has not been undertaken, and real institutional reforms have not taken place. The State of Israel continues to pay the heavy cost of constant terror.

By Barry Shaw - Saturday, January 19, 2019 - Full Story

Inside Judicial Watch: Our Top 5 Investigations of 2018

In this episode of “Inside Judicial Watch,” Senior Investigator William F. Marshall discusses some of our most significant investigations & corruption finds that took place in 2018, including the FISA abuse scandal, the infamous Clinton/Lynch tarmac meeting in 2016, the Mueller probe, and illegal immigration.



By Judicial Watch - Friday, January 18, 2019 - Full Story


Catholic Medical Association to Join Tens of Thousands in 46th Annual March for Life

Catholic Medical Association to Join Tens of Thousands in 46th Annual March for Life
WASHINGTON, DC—Members of The Catholic Medical Association (CMA) will march through the streets of Washington, DC today to advocate for human rights. The annual March for Life brings together tens of thousands of pro-life organizations and leaders, marking the 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade.

“The physicians of the CMA, along with all people concerned for the sanctity of human life, are filled with joy at the outpouring of support for life at this event and other events in support of life around the country. We will continue our work and prayers in support of the cause of life and thank all those who are working or praying for this cause. We pray for all those impacted by abortion and for their healing, as well as for all who suffer with difficult pregnancies or the cross of miscarriage and those who long to bring a life into the world but have not been granted this gift,” said CMA President, Dr. John Schirger.

By Catholic Medical Association - Friday, January 18, 2019 - Full Story

Why Is Nancy Pelosi Taking Another One Of Her Signature Junkets To Meet “Top NATO Commanders, U.S. M

Why Is Nancy Pelosi Taking Another One Of Her Signature Junkets To Meet Top NATO Commanders, U.S. Military leaders and Key Allies, Trump
The image of haughty House Speaker Nancy Pelosi left fuming on the tarmac after President Donald Trump ‘postponed’ her flight to Afghanistan, Belgium and Egypt provides a kind of levity that millions have been longing for.

‘Her Supreme Highness of the Flying Junket’ has been grounded until after the Government Partial Shutdown by President Donald Trump, the man she lives to hate.

Like the proverbial deer caught in the headlights, everyone now knows that Pelosi has spent the lion’s share of her time during the Shutdown travelling on junkets on the taxpayer dime while some 800,000 government employees are going without pay.  First it was Hawaii, then Puerto Rico, with a contingent of 29 other Democrats,  and now Afghanistan, Belgium and Egypt.

By Judi McLeod - Thursday, January 17, 2019 - Full Story

The limonene myth (VIDEO)

WASHINGTON—Limonene, a compound found in citrus fruits, has two enantiomers: mirror-image molecules that cannot be superimposed, like a left and right hand. There is a persistent myth that one of these mirror molecules is responsible for the smell of oranges, while the other lends its odor to lemons. In this video, Reactions explains that smell chemistry is never that simple:



By American Chemical Society - Thursday, January 17, 2019 - Full Story


Socialism In 280 Characters Or Less Taught By Twitter Tutor Ocasio-Cortez

Socialism In 280 Characters Or Less Taught By Twitter Tutor Ocasio-Cortez
Sit down and be quiet you silly, hate-spewing Democrats, a new school marm has taken over your class.

If you thought the nightmarish, overzealous Ms. Sandy Sniggle who taught you in Grade 3 was the worst, you ain’t, as the saying goes, “seen nothin’ yet!

Know-it-all Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC)  is here to teach all you twits how to Twitter.  It makes no difference if you already cut your teeth in tweeting back nasty responses to that misogynist monster holding down the fort in the White House, AOC will teach you how to polish up minding your Ps and Qs.

By Judi McLeod - Thursday, January 17, 2019 - Full Story

Don’t ban plastic bags!

Don't ban plastic bags!
Like dozen towns and cities in Massachusetts and other states, Boston recently enacted a ban on plastic shopping bags. It went into effect December 14, 2018. It was a relatively easy vote, because “evil” plastic bags have received extensive bad press that generally ignores important facts.

The same holds true in other jurisdictions, especially those controlled by Democrats who a generation ago cared about American workers, but today too often subjugate the needs of blue collar families to demands by college educated and environmentalist elites, and even noisy grade school kids.

By Hal Shurtlef - Thursday, January 17, 2019 - Full Story

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