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0f9a0e62cb09399407ac78b3859f4483 Happy Good Friday. Gota start with the obvious, the MOAB. If you follow me on social media then you already got the first few articles. Scroll down for more News and Headlines, got some good Commentary today I think. “Video released by the Pentagon on Friday showed the “Mother of all Bombs” plummeting from the sky and exploding in eastern Afghanistan, as military officials said it flattened a cave-and-tunnel complex controlled by the Islamic State terror group.” More here. Watch: MOAB makes impact against ISIS tunnels in Afghanistan

A better video with a little commentary. Here’s What The Largest Non-Nuclear Strike In The History Of The World Looks Like [VIDEO] 

Mother of all bombs’ kills 36 Islamic State militants, Afghanistan officials say

MOAB drop ordered by US general, Trump approval not needed, officials say

It felt like the heavens were falling’: Afghans reel from Moab impact

The Story You’ve Been Hearing About The ‘Mother Of All Bombs’ Is Totally Wrong

The following found on refdesk.com

Fact of the day. “The War of 1812 helped propel four men to the United States Presidency by giving them military and leadership experience: Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams, James Monroe, and William Henry Harrison.” Provided by FactRetriever.com

The Srebrenica Massacre

The largest mass murder in Europe since WWII, the Srebrenica Massacre was carried out by the Army of Republika Srpska under the command of General Ratko Mladic during the Bosnian War. Ruled a genocide by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, the 1995 massacre claimed the lives of an estimated 8,000 Bosnian Muslims, or Bosniaks, in the Srebrenica region of Bosnia and Herzegovina. How many UN peacekeeping troops were stationed in the area at the time of the massacre? provided by The Free Dictionary

In other News:

Donations pour in for family of Green Beret killed in action

Target issued a recall on toy Easter eggs that could ‘hatch and grow’ in kids’ stomachs

EPA Employee Uses Taxpayer Funds to Pay for $15,000 Worth of Gym Memberships

‘Verify, Don’t Trust’: Lindsey Graham Wants To Investigate Susan Rice

Judicial Watch Calls upon Office of Congressional Ethics to Investigate Whether Rep. Schiff and Rep. Speier Disclosed Classified Information

Judicial Watch Statement on Trump White House Decision to Keep Secret the Names of White House Visitors

Girlfriend sues her doctor ex after he slipped Plan B in her drinks without telling her so that she wouldn’t get pregnant

California Man Beheaded in Freak Motorcycle Accident – Leaving Behind Pregnant Newlywed

5 high school students arrested in alleged gang rape

A 48-page report detailed 40 years of sexual abuse at elite Choate Rosemary Hall

Some good news. Joseph Jakubowski, wanted in weapons thefts, threatening manifesto, is arrested

Part of Las Vegas Boulevard was temporarily shut down while Clark County firefighters battled a fire on the roof of Bellagio late Thursday into Friday morning. More here. Firefighters praised for quickly putting out Bellagio fire

Muslim prof. denying crucifixion resigns

“John Hamilton, mayor of Bloomington, Indiana, announced he wanted the town to be more inclusive, so he issued an edict that Good Friday wouldn’t be observed – but that “Spring Holiday” would. City workers have the day off for the purpose of celebrating spring.”

“Despite a decision by their mayor, Christians in an Indiana city aren’t planning to shy away from celebrating one of the most important holidays on the Christian calendar.” More here. Good Friday vs. ‘Spring Holiday’

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — “Four young men found dead in a park from injuries inflicted by a sharp-edged object were killed in a way that is consistent with the methods of the MS-13 street gang, according to police, who declared war against gang violence in the suburbs of Long Island.” More here. 4 DEAD OF INJURIES CONSISTENT WITH METHODS USED BY GANG

How a Detroit-area doctor may have mutilated girls’ genitalia for decades

Trump administration issues final rule on stricter Obamacare enrollment

“President Trump has riled congressional Democrats by threatening earlier this week to hold back payments to health insurers in an apparent bid to get them to negotiate over a new ObamaCare replacement package.” More here. Trump plays hardball with Dems on ObamaCare payments

Democrats say spending bill must fund Obamacare payments

Hawaii Bill Would Force Pro-Life Clinics To Advertise Abortions

In Ukraine, health care is free (except when it’s not)

We Have To Earn $42,000 Every Year Just To Cover Our Obamacare, And GOP Plans Won’t Help

World News:

Japan readying for N. Korea emergency

N. Korean official: Ready for war if Trump wants it

China Warns of War Risk as Trump Rattles Saber at North Korea 

Vice President Pence heads to Seoul as North Korea tensions flare

French presidential race tightens further as vote nears

British Student Killed in Palestinian Stabbing Attack on Jerusalem’s Light Rail

Soldier and Light Rail Security Guard Prevented Terrorist From Continuing Deadly Jerusalem Stabbing Spree, Eyewitnesses Say

“Two migrants have been given sentences of three and two-and-a-half years for beating a young Swede almost to death before violently raping his female friend. The government will try to deport only one of them, temporarily.” More here. African Migrants Brutally Rape Swedish Teen, Leave Male Friend with Brain Damage

Mob Kills Pakistani Student Accused of Blasphemy for Social Media Posts

Suspected Kurdish militant attack kills two in Turkey’s southeast: military sources

AP PHOTOS: Christians celebrate Good Friday in Jerusalem

New leak suggests NSA penetrated Mideast banking networks

Immigration:

Tucker Battles Economist Who Says Immigration Is Good for the US Economy

“Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is looking to bring some star power to his upcoming criminal contempt-of-court trial – asking to have the country’s top cop testify.

Lawyers for the controversial sheriff, who made headlines for his hardline immigration policies, have added Attorney General Jeff Sessions to his witness list. What makes the move even stranger is that Arpaio is being prosecuted by federal lawyers who work for Sessions.” More here. Ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio wants Sessions to testify at trial

Lawmakers in Indiana Pass Bill Banning Sanctuary Campuses

Border Patrol Chief: Illegal Migration Surge Could Happen Again

Economy:

J.C. Penney Delays Plan to Close Stores After Sales Pick Up 

U.S. retail sales, consumer prices slump in March

U.S. business inventories increase, but retail stocks revised lower

T-Mobile, Dish bid combined $14 billion in U.S. airwaves auction: FCC

White House explores new direction on tax reform

Commentary:

Krauthammer Reacts to ‘Radical Departure’ in Trump’s Foreign Policy

“When you have complete uniformity of opinions, you no longer have a democracy. People who wail about the divisiveness in our society want us to all have the same opinions—theirs.” More here. Political ‘Partisanship’ And ‘Divisiveness’ Will Never Go Away, So Stop Whining About It

“Charlie Kirk, a leader challenging the monolithic Leftism on college campuses, explains how the focus on superficial diversity hides cultist programming.” The Least Diverse Place in America

Why the World Banned Chemical Weapons

“Pew Forum data projects Islam will surpass Christianity among adherents’ baby production within 20 years while increasing in conversions as Christian conversions decline.” More here. New Data Depicts Global Demographic War Between Old Christians And Young Muslims

Humor:

Only lizard people will get this

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