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The Christian Role in Saving American Children!

Is protecting our children from the government the job of Christians? Why was it so easy for drag queens to get in front of our children at public library story hours? Where are the conservatives reading to kids?

Political activist and commentator Sonja Schmidt in to discuss!

Liberal city leaders are counting on it staying so bad and blaming it on the Right that they can remain in power.

Sonja attended a Rally in Sacramento to allow parents to opt-in or out of sex ed curriculum. It seems that parents just aren’t interested in making sure their kids aren’t indoctrinated by the Left. Getting parents to mobilize and fight what’s happening seems almost impossible.


Should the BIBLE be used as a Ballot Guide?

Pastor David Hegg
Pastor David Hegg

President Trump will be the FIRST sitting president to attend the March for Life.

Should Christians engage in the political process? Though we aren’t looking for a “Pastor and Chief,” shouldn’t we use Biblical principles to cast our votes and be our voter guide?

With Pastor David Hegg, from Grace Baptist, joins Joe to discuss.

Are we in a political fight of Good and Evil?

We now have a culture that’s ANTI-religion. For the first time ever, ‘No Religion’ is now the most popular choice for Americans. It’s almost a detriment to let people know you are religious.

When did sanctity of life become a political issue?

A few Christian pastors finally woke up to the fact that there were 2 candidates in the last presidential election that actually said they would make certain scriptures illegal.

Nothing in the Bible says to sit back and see what happens. It says to work out your salvation, be rich in good works. We have to DO something. God works through us, so we have to do something.

Vote for people who value your values. It’s not that hard.

With Christ followers, there’s rampant apathy. We have to change that.

We must make sure that we’re the BEST advertisement for Jesus Christ.

No criminal checks for California Apartment renters!

Following a unanimous vote by the city council Tuesday night, Oakland has now become the first city in California to ban criminal background checks on potential renters.

“Indescribable emotions and feelings,” said John Jones III of Oakland, who got out of prison in 2012 and struggled to find a place to live in Oakland despite his well-paying job as an aviation mechanic.

Jones said he’s among the many who left prison only to end up on the streets, contributing to Oakland’s homeless crisis. That’s why he’s been lobbying hard for the Oakland City Council to pass the Fair Chance Housing Ordinance, which says landlords will no longer be allowed to turn down potential renters because of criminal convictions.

“When you have a safe place to call home, you’re in a stronger position to get a job, to go to school, to get help that you need,” Jones said, noting that the housing struggle can add to a released prisoner’s anxiety about reentering the workforce.

Just before the vote, Oakland City Councilmember Larry Reid said the ordinance will even benefit his own son, who will get out of prison in just a few months.

“So this legislation is going to make a huge difference in his life as he begins to do the things he ought to be doing to improve the quality of his life and my two granddaughters,” Reid said.

The California Apartment Association (CAA), which represents landlords, opposed the measure, but a spokesperson said there were no plans to challenge it in court.

“This ordinance is the most extreme law in the state. Federal Fair housing laws expressly exclude individuals convicted of illegal drug distribution and manufacture from protections. Landlords who may have used criminal background checks consistent with this law will now be prohibited,” said Debra Carlton, spokesperson for the CAA.

Oakland landlords will still be able to verify income, employment, rental history and prior landlord references.

Read the rest at: Oakland Rentals

Did Adam Schiff take foreign money? YES!

Bill Barr just dropped the hammer on the hypocritical Democrats and this wound will take years to heal.

Bill Barr just broke up a massive scheme to illegally funnel foreign money into darn near every Democratic political candidate and organization.

The list of the Dem organizations taking this illegal money is astounding – almost every Dem state organization and many super PAC’s including the big one Priorities USA.

All of the leading names in the Democratic party took in this money including Adam Schiff and Ted Lieu, Jon Tester, Cory Booker, Hillary Clinton, etc.

A real rogues gallery if ever there was.

To add insult to Adam Schiff’s injury, one of those charged is George Nader a key witness in the Mueller investigation.

Nader is a convicted child molester. Nader works as a straw man for the middle east sheiks and it is clear now he was to influence certain members of Trump’s team as well as the entire Democratic party establishment.

From the Department of Justice:

Earlier today, an indictment was unsealed against the CEO of an online payment processing company, and seven others, charging them with conspiring to make and conceal conduit and excessive campaign contributions, and related offenses, during the U.S. presidential election in 2016 and thereafter. 

Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and Assistant Director in Charge Timothy R. Slater of the FBI’s Washington Field Office made the announcement.

A federal grand jury in the District of Columbia indicted Ahmad “Andy” Khawaja, 48, of Los Angeles, California, on Nov. 7, 2019, along with George Nader, Roy Boulos, Rudy Dekermenjian, Mohammad “Moe” Diab, Rani El-Saadi, Stevan Hill and Thayne Whipple. The 53 count indictment charges Khawaja with two counts of conspiracy, three counts of making conduit contributions, three counts of causing excessive contributions, 13 counts of making false statements, 13 counts of causing false records to be filed, and one count of obstruction of a federal grand jury investigation. Nader is charged with conspiring with Khawaja to make conduit campaign contributions, and related offenses. Boulos, Dekermenjian, Diab, El-Saadi, Hill, and Whipple are charged with conspiring with Khawaja and each other to make conduit campaign contributions and conceal excessive contributions, and related offenses.

Read the rest at: Barr Foreign Money


College campus crazies (and more impeachment!)

Abortion… what are they teaching kids on college campuses these days? You might be stunned at what kids think about a tiny human. And they think a reasonable excuse for a late term abortion is the fact that a poor person couldn’t get a day off in the first trimester. No joke.

GOP politicians only drinking milk and water on the Senate floor, following strict impeachment rules.

In Trump impeachment, Democrats commit malpractice by wrongly expecting the Senate to do the job of the House of Representatives.

Tulsi Gabbard sues Hillary Clinton for $50 million in damages for wrongly accusing her of being a Russian asset and damaging her presidential campaign.


The coming demise of California Democrats!

A new study finds professors donate far more often to Democrats than to Republicans. Do you know about the college or university you’re funding for your kids and grandkids?!?

Author and Columnist John Boston joins Joe to discuss the years of failure in the Democrat party and the future of California Politics.

Seems as though the country made a massive paradigm shift right before Trump was elected. People are fed up with the lunacy of the Left and aren’t willing to tolerate it anymore.

There is a no such thing anymore as a moderate Democrat. Even if they start as a moderate, they eventually go FAR Left. Democrats see the work of Republicans as evil. For them, there is no compromise.

Our local California city had to hire 2 permanent full-time people to read all the new state laws coming in every year to figure out the impact. We shouldn’t be having THAT many changes! This is what happens when Democrat run amok!

Check out John Boston’s books on Amazon.


Is the IRS getting more aggressive? And YES, we’ll do a little impeachment debrief!

Remember when Democrats warned SCOTUS justices that they needed to side with them or else? No partisanship there, right? There is no compromise with them. It’s their way or the highway.

Guest, Dan Pilla of TaxHelpOnline.com answers listener questions.

Has the IRS become more aggressive over the last few years? Face-to-face audits have dropped. But they’ve revamped audits to do exponentially MORE “mail order audits”. If you owe the IRS money, they have become systematically more aggressive. They believe businesses are hiding income and are targeting them.

Small businesses make up the backbone of the economy. They are the main target.

The IRS doesn’t have to prove you did it wrong. You have to prove you did it correctly.

How long does the IRS have to audit you? They have 3 years from the day the tax is filed to open an audit. There’s only 2 exceptions. If they can prove that you omitted at least 25% of your gross income they can reopen back to 6 years. There is no statute of limitations if they can prove civil fraud.

Dan recommends you keep your records for 6 years from the date you filed. After that, keep copies of the returns indefinitely and you can discard the backup.

#1 source of tax fraud is the Earned Income Tax Credit. A significant number of those returns are fraudulent. This is why the lower income tax returns get audited at a higher rate. EITC is a refund.

Small business mistakes: Keeping proper mileage logs is the single largest mistake that small businesses make.

New book .. Dan Pilla’s Small Business Tax Guide.


Gen-Z cant find Iran

If we want to Keep America Great, maybe they should start teaching geography in American public schools. 

Just 28 percent of registered voters correctly identified Iran on a small, unlabeled map of the Middle East. That’s according to a Morning Consult/Politico poll, which found 23 percent of voters could identify the country on a larger, also unlabeled, global map.

“Eight percent of voters thought Iran was Iraq on the smaller map,” wrote Morning Consult’s Joanna Piacenza. “The polling experiment sheds light on voters’ geographical unfamiliarity with foreign countries, even those with which the United States has been engaged in sustained conflict.”

When you break it down by demographics, men fared better than women, 38 percent to 20 percent respectively. Percentages were low among Gen Z, Millennials, Gen Xers, and Baby Boomers. Meanwhile, Independents did better (31 percent) than Republicans (28 percent) and Democrats (27 percent).

“People are clearly not learning geography anymore,” Spencer Brown of Young America’s Foundation (YAF) told The Todd Starnes Show. “They asked people to pick on a map where Iran was, and there were dots popping up along the Mississippi River and near Dallas and in the middle of the Pacific and Atlantic Ocean.”

Brown chalked it up to the “intersectional baloney” people have been hearing in the classroom.

“And nothing that may be a bit of useful knowledge,” he added. “Basic polls often find that people can’t name the three branches of government anymore in high school.”

The Morning Consult/Politico poll was conducted January 4-5, before Iran fired missiles at U.S. military bases in Iraq. That attack was retaliation for the U.S. drone strike that killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani.

n 2017, a Morning Consult poll asked Americans to try to identify North Korea on a map. 36 percent of people did so correctly.

This is major proof that our education system has failed our children BIG TIME!

Read the rest at: IRAN

Transgender fighter breaks female face!

An openly transgender mixed martial arts fighter downplayed the significance of breaking a female opponent’s orbital bone, giving her a concussion and inflicting an injury that required seven head staples.

In an interview published last week by LGBT sports advocacy website Outsports, Fallon Fox spoke about her 2014 fight with Tamikka Brents, which ended in a first round technical knockout victory for Fox.

Fox told Outsports’ Cyd Zeigler, a journalist and LGBT activist who considers Fox a “hero,” that news coverage of the contest was misleading and discriminatory.

MORE: Olympian Says Trans Women Will Break Every Female Sports Record If They’re Allowed to Compete

“This happens all the time,” Fox said. “I’m not the first female MMA fighter who’s broken another fighter’s bones or caused a large amount of stitches or a concussion or any combination of those. And people will of course, because I’m trans, hold it up as this devastating thing that couldn’t possibly happen if I weren’t trans. But there are many different examples of similar things happening.”

Fox underwent gender reassignment surgery in 2006 and began competing in MMA, as a woman, in 2011.

Many onlookers, including UFC commentator Joe Rogan and former UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, have criticized Fox for stepping into the cage against women, accusing her of having an unfair biological advantage.

“She calls herself a woman but… I tend to disagree. And she used to be a man but now she’s a transgender which is [the] official term that means you’ve gone through it, right? And she wants to be able to fight women in MMA. I say no f***ing way,” Rogan said on “The Joe Rogan Experience” podcast in 2013 after Fox came out as trans.

Rogan himself faced backlash from the LGBT community for his remarks.

Read the rest at: Man beats up women

Schumer demands may come back to bite him!

In 1999, Sen. Charles Schumer voted against a resolution allowing witnesses to be subpoenaed during Bill Clinton’s impeachment trial. Now, as Senate minority leader, Schumer is singing a different tune. He should think twice about this, says Post columnist Marc Thiessen


Teacher demoted for stating a biological fact!

Stuart Reges, a principal lecturer of computer science at the University of Washington, alleges that he was demoted for being sympathetic to James Damore, the fired Google employee who wrote the controversial Google memo in 2017.

In an article for Quillette, Reges wrote that it all started in 2018 when he wrote another piece for the outlet titled, “Why Women Don’t Code,” which gained popularity after Jordan Peterson tweeted a link to the story.

The recent Quillette article states that he was initially hired to run UW’s introductory computer science classes to which he developed two “highly successful courses that have over 4,500 enrollments combined per year.”

Yet after his 2018 Quillette piece graduate students at the school filed a grievance against him with their union.

Reges told Campus Reform that he was deeply concerned about what happened to Damore and that he hoped it was an overreaction but said, “I’ve since concluded that he was the canary in the coal mine.  I have seen more and more emphasis on what I call the equity agenda in tech in general and at my school in particular.”

In response to the graduate students’ complaints, UW created a working group, which in turn released new guidelines.

The guidelines included less rigorous grading when it comes to coding, sensitivity and bias training for teaching assistants,  and spending less time trying to identify students who are cheating. The working group also suggested reviewing each course to ensure it is inclusive.

Furthermore, the guidelines recommended that professors include in their class syllabi “indigenous land acknowledgment” gender-neutral names that also reflect a number of different cultures, and the avoidance of the use of phrases like “y’all,” “folks,” and “you guys.”

Reges said that before he wrote the Quillette article he spent a year discussing it with professors, to which he concluded, “I am convinced that our diversity efforts are entering a dangerous phase where we emphasize blaming men more than encouraging women, seeing any difference in participation as proof of oppression when perhaps it is just a difference in the choices that men and women make for what career options most interest them.”

Read the rest at: Biology


Trending HOT Twitter Stories!

Joe hits the hottest Twitter stories of the day!

What kind of parents bring their children to the Women’s March to chant “F*** Trump”?!?

Bill Barr indicted 8 people for illegally funneling money to Adam Schiff and a few others. Did you hear about this?!?

Joe exposes the crazy stories and programs on campuses across America. STOP wasting your money on college!

Young people think Iran is near Texas.

AOC tells billionaires, we don’t want your money, we want your power.

Virginia Governor Northam claims he successfully de-escalated the 2nd Amendment Pro-Gun Rally the other day.

Why would the Iranian government want to fund an American film made by Elizabeth Warren’s son-in-law?!? Weird.


Inconvenient impeachment facts!

Talking impeachment hearings from the Senate. Democrats have a whole different set of rules for them vs. someone else.

Caller, Ed says we need to start taking out the real liars and criminals involved in the impeachment process.

Taking a look at video clips, debates, and media coverage of the Clinton 1999 Impeachment.

Chuck Schumer voted in 1999 against calling witnesses. Why is he demanding witnesses now?

Schumer’s 1999 letter about impeachment comes back to bite him


The dual impeachment standard is STUNNING!

Pacific Justice Institute’s (PJI) founder Brad Dacus on the recent Women’s March. It isn’t about ALL women. All women are not welcomed at their march. It’s actually a very small segment of the population.

The difference between the way the Women’s March left their location vs. the way the Virginia 2nd Amendment Rally left their’s was stunning. The Women’s Marches left such messes. The Virginia gun proponents cleaned up after themselves before they left.

Do you think Roe v. Wade will be re-litigated by the Supreme Court? Brad says yes. It’s just a matter of when. Justice Roberts may be holding it back until Justice Ginsberg steps down.

Students giving a speech are allowed to mention their religious faith and cannot be silenced.

Voting is a part of the reality and authenticity of their professed love of Christ. Faith necessitates voting to ensure leaders are elected in line with their beliefs. When you elect someone to office, you’re electing their worldview. Hopefully, it lines up closely to yours.

President Trump is proving to be the most pro-religious freedom president in recent history.

In the impeachment process, the House of Representatives is responsible for putting together the case by calling all the witnesses and make the case for the Senate.


California using more “Feel Good” titles!

A bill to remove references to “at-risk youth” and replace the term with “at-promise youth” in California’s Education Code and Penal Code was approved by California governor Gavin Newsom in mid-October.  The bill does not change the definition of “at risk,” it merely replaces it with “at promise.”

“For far too long, the stigmatizing label of ‘at risk’ has been used to describe youth living in difficult situations,” said Assemblymember Reginald Byron Jones-Sawyer Sr., lead author of the bill, in an address to the California State Assembly earlier this year.

“This is a perception issue,” said Jones-Sawyer. “By using this term, we are creating expectations of failure for our most vulnerable students.”

Describing vulnerable young people as “at risk” has become ubiquitous in schools, colleges and universities in the U.S. over the past 30 years. There are numerous federal funding streams, conferences, training programs and ed-tech companies dedicated to identifying and supporting students deemed statistically most likely to struggle and, possibly, fail. Some educators argue that these efforts, though well intentioned and intended to help students, can have a negative impact because of their deficit-based approach.

Elizabeth Swadener, a professor of justice studies at the School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University, was among one of the first academics to argue in the early 1990s that labeling children and young people as “at risk” was problematic.

In the 1960s, children from low-income and minority ethnic families were widely thought to possess “cultural deficits” that prevented them from doing well academically. Swadener has long argued the “at-risk” label is just a newer version of the cultural deficit mind-set. The label is “implicitly, if not explicitly, racist, classist and problematic as children and their parents are very much aware that they are seen as at risk for failure,” she said.

Read the rest at: Terms

California Dreamers getting more tax money – FREE!

The 2020-21 school year is good news for Dreamers in California.

The University of California and California State University graduate students who fall under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) will soon be eligible for special loans to help pay for school.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) has signed a series of bills relating to higher education in the state, including adjustments to admissions processes and increasing access to government loans and grants.

“Higher education has the power to transform lives, and all hardworking young people in our state deserve a shot at it,” Newsom said. “This package of bills strikes at the forces that keep the doors of opportunity closed to too many people in our state.”

SB 354, which commences this 2020-21 academic year, will “expand DREAM loan eligibility to a student who is enrolled in a program of study leading to a professional or graduate degree, including, but not limited to, a teaching credential, if the student meets the other applicable

“Undocumented students face greater obstacles to get the proper financial support that is needed to enroll in a graduate or professional degree program at a public university,” Maria Elena Durazo, author of the bill and California State Senator, said. “With the signing of SB 354, we will move our state closer towards ensuring that all Californians have the same opportunities for academic success.”

Those eligible for the loan must adhere to certain guidelines. While the minimum loan is $4,000, the maximum loan may not exceed $20,000. In addition, recipients must be enrolled at least half-time at a UC or CSU campus, have a valid California DREAM Act application on file and meet academic progress standards throughout their award year.

The standard repayment for a DREAM loan is 10 years. The bill states “Repayment shall commence following a six-month grace period that begins when a student graduates or ceases to maintain at least half-time enrollment in a degree or certificate program.”

Read the rest at: More $$$ for dreamers

What do Millennials know about MLK?

Caller, Susan Miller attended the Richmond, Virginia 2nd Amendment Rally today. She says she’s never seen so many long guns in one area and not a single shot went off. Even though it was elbow to elbow, people were so polite and good-natured.

Gen X’er Nathaniel Neidhart talks about what happened in school around Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. NADA. Nothing in advance of the having that Federal holiday. Do they even know who MLK is?

What do young people think about owning guns? Nate says it isn’t much a topic of conversation unless something bad happens.

What about taking in refugees?

Are any kids on campus wearing Bernie shirts?

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Uh Oh! San Juan, Puerto Rico activist mayor is now under investigation for doing exactly what President Trump accused them of. Widespread corruption. They just found an entire warehouse of supplies she didn’t distribute after Hurricane Maria. She didn’t want to distribute them because she cared more about making Trump look bad than providing aid to her constituents.

Media accused Trump of not helping Hurricane Maria victims because they were “brown people”.


AOC can’t find her party!

Matt Bellis, Liberty Healthshare
Matt Bellis, Liberty Healthshare

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC), D-N.Y., thinks the Democrat Party is a “center or center-conservative” party and there isn’t a “left” party in the US.

Matt Bellis, with Liberty Healthshare talks about making New Year’s resolutions to improve your health and the benefits of having a health coach, like the ones available via healthsharing.

If you want more freedom and decision-making ability in your healthcare choices, you’ll have to take more responsibility for it. Healthcare does not have to be as complicated and bureaucratic as it’s become.

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What do college students think about the proposals to eliminate their school debt? Do they know how it will get paid for? CampusReform asks students at the University of Tampa.


Women’s March (aka Hate Trump Rally) vs. MLK’s Civil Rights March

Kimberly Morin
Kimberly Morin

A life wasted! Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Imagine what he might have accomplished had he not been murdered.

Meanwhile, the 2020 Women’s March is all about abortion and hate-Trump.

New Hampshire conservative independent writer and activist, REMEMBER WHEN Kimberly Morin said pro-life, pro-2nd Amendment, pro-school choice, and other conservative women are NOT welcome at the Women’s March.

New York Times declares Elizabeth Warren a “gifted storyteller”. Kimberly says, she tells stories alright! And NYT sings Amy Klobuchar’s praises.

Gun control throughout the history of our country has been racist. MLK was denied a permit.

Transgenderwear for Children?

London based designer Carmen Liu has launched a clothing line for transgender children, specifically trans girls. If production goes smoothly, it should be arriving this August.

This will be the first of its kind in the entire world and the trans model is ecstatic.

‘From the beginning, an underwear line for trans kids was one of the first and more important products I wanted to design and launch,’ Carmen told Metro.

‘Unfortunately, I never lived my childhood as my true gender and this is something I can never get back. For me, to be able to provide the world’s first underwear line for the rapidly increasing amount of trans kids globally, is my way of helping them avoid losing their childhood as their true gender. 

She continued: “Not only do I aim to provide trans-specific products for kids, but I will also increase the needed awareness of the ever-increasing problems for trans children and their families. ‘I am already doing just this for trans women worldwide and now it’s necessary for me to expand my experience to trans children.” 

Carmen Liu gained success 6 months ago when she launched the UK’s first luxury lingerie line GI, a line created for transgender women who haven’t had gender reassignment surgery. The adult range sold out in a matter of days, which proved there was a strong demand for prettier, supportive underwear for trans women with their male bits still in tact.

Although underwear for trans women isn’t a completely new idea, underwear for trans kids is.

“The design does differ from my trans women’s line, where full tucking is needed, this is because it is not safe for children at a young age to be tucking fully,” Liu explains. “I know there are a lot of people who are yet to understand why trans-specific products are necessary, I know that some of this is due to lack of information.”

“One thing I always say to first help people is that trans girls and women have an additional body part that needs concealing. Cis-lingerie/underwear does not solve our issues, lingerie/underwear is a basic human need which our community does not have access to.” 

I predict it won’t be an easy feat for Carmen in terms of backlash, as Celine Dion, a national treasure and talented songstress, received plenty of criticism for the launch of her gender- neutral clothing collab.

Precisely, she was labelled as a ‘Satanic worshipper’ and ‘Demonic’ by some.

In all fairness Celine, the ad looked hella creepy.

Read the rest at: Child Trans Cloths

California cant produce a check book after a billion dollar system update

California State Controller Betty Yee admits to paying 49 million bills last year. Yet, she won’t produce a single transaction subject to our public records request for line-by-line state spending.

Out of the 50 states, California is the only one that refuses to produce its state checkbook to our auditors at OpenTheBooks.com. Even though it’s home to Silicon Valley, the state government isn’t letting tech drive transparency when it comes to its own records.

It shouldn’t take subpoenas and litigation to force open the books.

Last year, Yee paid 49 million bills for about $320 billion in payments. If you can make the payment, then you can track the payment. The state controller’s office – whose job it is to stop waste, fraud, corruption, and taxpayer abuse – may be in violation of transparency laws.

In 2013, then-California State Controller John Chang rejected our public records request for the state checkbook telling us: stop asking because the records can’t be located. Today, six-years later – Yee is still parroting the same answer.

So, how is the controller even doing her job without access to the records she helped create? We reached out to Yee for comment, and will update the piece if she responds.

She’s charged with tracking “every dollar spent by the state.” Her duties include paying the bills and all state accounting, bookkeeping, payroll, and auditing– including financial and compliance audits and attestations.

Our objective is to empower citizens, watchdogs, media, politicians, researchers, academics – everyone – with the ability to give oversight to the massive budget. Here are just three critical issues facing the Golden State:

  • Homeless populations: a 2014 state proposition taxed millionaires to provide funds for mental health services. Did San Francisco – home to 7,500 homeless people – receive its fair share? Last summer, we published an interactive map featuring 130,000 instances of human waste in the public way, which is in part connected to the state’s homeless problem.
  • Unsustainable public employee pay and pensions: five-years ago, we opened the books and have captured 2 million public employee salary and pension records annually in California. The data shows that lifeguards in Los Angeles County make up to $365,000 per year. There are 10,000 employees in University of California higher education earning more than $200,000.

Read the rest at: No Checkbook

A Life Wasted! Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

At 33, he was pressing the case of civil rights with President John Kennedy. At 34, he galvanized the nation with his “I Have a Dream” speech. At 35, he won the Nobel Peace Prize. At 39, he was assassinated, but he left a legacy of hope and inspiration that continues today.

A man to whom honor is due!

Let’s take a minute to remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

He would have been 89 years old on Janauary 15th. He tirelessly fought to help those who felt they had nothing to fight with. In the eleven-year period between 1957 and 1968, King traveled over six million miles and spoke over twenty-five hundred times, appearing wherever there was injustice, protest, and action; and meanwhile he wrote five books as well as numerous articles. In these years, he led a massive protest in Birmingham, Alabama, that caught the attention of the entire world, providing what he called a coalition of conscience.

He was arrested upwards of twenty times and assaulted at least four times; he was awarded five honorary degrees; was named Man of the Year by Time magazine in 1963.

On the evening of April 4, 1968, while standing on the balcony of his motel room in Memphis, Tennessee, where he was to lead a protest march in sympathy with striking garbage workers of that city, he was assassinated.

A waste of a great life.

Remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. today.

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MLK Had A Dream… It aint happening NOW #CharacterMatters

Martin Luther King Jr., MLK, Character Matters
Martin Luther King Jr., MLK, Character Matters

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. didn’t want people to focus on skin color… he wanted them to focus on the content of character. Where are we now on MLK Day 2016? Instead of #BlackLivesMatter, try #CharacterMatters.

Political Cartoon by A.F.Branco at ComicallyIncorrect via

Planned Parenthood using tax money to elect Democrats!

Planned Parenthood, abortion clinic
Planned Parenthood, abortion clinic

As abortion-supporters brace for another year of restrictions and court battles, Planned Parenthood is throwing its weight into the 2020 elections.

This week, Planned Parenthood launched the biggest electoral effort in its history: a $45 million spend to support presidential, congressional and state-level candidates in the 2020 elections who support abortion rights. Jenny Lawson, the Planned Parenthood Votes Executive Director, said, “The stakes have never been higher.”

“[The Trump Administration} has managed to undo so much over the last three years,” Lawson said in an exclusive interview with CBS News. “The fact that this summer the Supreme Court might gut Roe v. Wade is an indicator of their intention and they’ve never been so bold.”

Planned Parenthood’s electoral efforts — which the group has dubbed “We Decide 2020” — hope to reach five million voters in nine battleground states: Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. A spokesperson for the organization said this week was the “official start” to the strategy.

The investment intends to fund large-scale grassroots programs and canvassing, digital, television, and radio and mail programs, according to Planned Parenthood. Just this week, the organization and its affiliated political organizations have hosted over 60 events, according to a Planned Parenthood spokesperson.

State lawmakers introduced over 300 anti-abortion measures last year, a record-high number, according to the Guttmacher Institute, a pro-abortion rights research organization. Twelve states passed bans on the procedure, though all have been blocked by federal judges. Many of those other restrictions have gone into effect, however, including mandatory waiting periods and other measures designed to dissuade women from choosing an abortion.

This year is expected to be no different. South Carolina is considering its own six-week ban on abortion and lawmakers in Tennessee are pushing to restrict the procedure entirely. A bill in Ohio overhauls the state’s penal code to call for some abortion patients to receive the death penalty.

Read the rest at: PP