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What This Florida Couple is Doing for Active Military Members is Awesome

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Steve and Jamie Lloyd are the founders of Naples Take a Soldier Fishing event which just wrapped up it’s eleventh year, and what it does for the brave men and women in our military is super awesome.

Over 150 soldiers got together in Florida for three days of music, golf, and fishing, where the ultimate goal is to make these folks feel like rock stars. Now that’s something we can all get behind.

“We like to keep it around 140, just for logistics and coordinating with the boats. Any bigger and it could take away from what the soldiers are able to do while they’re here,” Jamie said.

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While they’re in Naples, Jamie said the soldiers are treated to free hotel stays, a Thursday night dinner, free golf on Friday and then a fishing tournament all Saturday morning – along with breakfast, lunch and dinner all donated from restaurants in the area.

“We want them to feel like rock stars,” Jamie said. “Because in the eyes of people that don’t understand what they do, they really are rock stars.

“Look at where we live, we live in paradise. Look at what they do,” she added.

“We thought, ‘Why Tampa? We have the best fishing in Naples. We should be bringing soldiers here,’” Jamie said.

Thus started the Naples Take a Soldier Fishing venture, which focuses on mainly active-duty military — though retired and wounded veterans are still allowed to participate.

“When we first started, it was just a day thing. A barbecue and some fishing,” Jamie said. “We only had 35 soldiers.”

“And then each year we just did a little bit more, and it got a little bigger,” she continued. “It spread just kind of like wildfire. People heard about it and wanted to help out.”

This is the kind of thing we need more of in America today, as our soldiers are often neglected and sometimes forgotten in the shuffle of modern day politics.

These individuals, the ones willing to lay down their lives for our freedom, are a special breed who deserve to be honored and supported at every step in their journey.

Be sure to thank a veteran today.

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Tim Allen Beats Liberal Establishment, Ratings Soar for ‘Last Man Standing’

Fox execs are now reaping the rewards and dancing on ABC’s grave.

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Tim Allen’s sitcom, Last Man Standing, was canceled by the liberals at ABC even though it was a ratings leader on the network. But now that Fox has picked the show up, Allen is having the last laugh as his show becomes one of Fox’s ratings leaders.

ABC cancelled Last Man Standing after its sixth season, even though it was still among ABC’s top rated shows. There was only one reason for its cancelation. It wasn’t because the show was failing. It was because ABC executives hated the fact that Allen’s show often featured conservative subject matter.

But only a few months after it was unceremoniously dumped by ABC, Fox TV picked the show up for a seventh season.

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Now, much to ABC’s dismay, Last Man Standing has become a new ratings leader for Fox.

According to CinemaBlend, LMS has proven Fox executives right for having taken on the show.

What’s especially exciting is that Last Man Standing has only increased in its dominance since returning at midseason to a 1.0 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 5.66 million viewers. During the January 11 airing, the show actually did a 1.2 rating and increased to 6.21 million total viewers, per TV By The Numbers.

If you look back over Season 7, that’s the highest the show has done in total viewers since the November 9 episode, which brought in 6.3 million total viewers. But forget total viewers, because in total viewers Last Man Standing often loses to its CBS competitors like Blue Bloods and MacGyver. Where Last Man Standing really shines is the coveted advertising demographic, and that’s where Fox should be clapping backs–all the way to the bank.

In one of the seres’ most recent episodes earned the highest ratings of any network TV show on Friday.

“This Friday, Last Man Standing pulled a 1.2 rating, which just so happens to be a number that is a whole lot higher than everything else network TV aired on Friday night,” CB reported. “It’s closest competitors were Fox’s own The Cool Kids, with a 1.0 rating, and CBS’ Hawaii Five-0, with a .9 rating.”

Fox execs are now reaping the rewards and dancing on ABC’s grave.

The show had a few cast changes with the move to Fox. The part of Allen’s grandson, Boyd is now being played by Jet Jurgensmeyer. Allen’s number two daughter, Mandy, is now being played by Molly McCook . And Tisha Campbell took over the role of Carol Larabee. But the rest of the cast stayed on.

In any case, the show is still a hit and has maintained its audience despite ABC’s attempt to destroy it because it is a conservative show.

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Hannity Connects the Dots in Massive Anti-Trump Movement Inside the FBI

Sean Hannity’s latest theory is a wild one, but it’s just plausible enough to have raised the President’s blood pressure a bit.

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Given the certain and sheer tension within the walls of the White House in recent days, it would surprise very few educated Americans to see some in the media begin to crack under the pressure.

Undoubtedly, we have already seen a few go off the deep end, with Infowars’ Alex Jones being the most prominent example of late.  Granted, Jones wasn’t too far from the ledge at any given point in time, and it only took a heady gust of wind to submerge the conspiracy theorist.  Still, when the fringes fall away, a new frontier emerges.

One of the most vocal proponents of President Trump, at least in the mainstream media, has been Sean Hannity.  Unabashedly so, at times.

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That is why it will be easy for the left to dismiss one of the host’s latest hypotheses as conspiracy, but they would be doing a disservice unto themselves in such a case.

Let’s hear Sean Hannity out.

During his Monday night monologue, the cable host purported to have “a bombshell” scoop on the “deep state” that far surpassed anything Fox News had previously realized regarding the intelligence community and the ousting of former FBI Director James Comey.

“We now know top people within the FBI, filled with hatred, and frankly, anti-Trump rage, have put aside all values and their blatant political bias, were seeking redemption for the firing of James Comey,” he asserted. “They actually plotted to destroy your duly-elected president, and this goes way beyond what we already knew up until this point.”

However, the main piece of evidence Hannity held up to back his claim was a quote from Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) who told the network that “in May 2017, political bias infected senior FBI leadership, and emotion ― not evidence ― drove their decision-making.”

Hannity then went for the jugular:

Touting Ratcliffe’s remark on bias, Hannity slammed the intel community for opening the probe “without a single shred of evidence, zero probable cause, zero proof of any collusion.”

“It was a witch hunt,” he declared.

There is no doubt that the President will have seen this broadcast, and there is little doubt that he’ll remain silent on the subject either.

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