Articles by: Thomas Ventimiglia

WHY ITALY AND IRAN?

on March 23, 2020, 9:12 AM / in International News, Opinion

BY JOHN HINDERAKER |  POWERLINE Italy and Iran have been two of the countries hardest hit by the Wuhan coronavirus, outside of China. Why? Helen Raleigh explains at The Federalist: The reason these two countries are suffering the most outside China is mainly due to their close ties with Beijing, primarily through the “One Belt and One Road” (OBOR) initiative. OBOR is […]

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God’s Righteous Remnant

on March 23, 2020, 8:16 AM / in Religion

Few Christians know what constitutes a “righteous nation” for they have never been taught the truth by the Judeo-Christian clergy. Most believe that a nation is the sum total of its people; what they are; what they do. Then what makes them sufficiently “righteous” to influence their nation’s character, and how many of them does it take for this purpose? […]

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Prevention Expert: Data Shows Our Fight Against Coronavirus May Be Worse Than The Disease

Prevention Expert: Data Shows Our Fight Against Coronavirus May Be Worse Than The Disease

on March 21, 2020, 8:30 AM / in Opinion

Written by James Barrett | Source: Daily Wire In an op-ed for The New York Times published Friday, David L. Katz, the founding director of the Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center, suggests that “our fight against coronavirus” may end up being “worse than the disease”. By taking an “at war” approach to fighting COVID-19 — widespread shutdowns and isolation of the entire population […]

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We Don’t Need Divisive Attacks on Legislative Prayer

We Don’t Need Divisive Attacks on Legislative Prayer

on March 21, 2020, 8:06 AM / in Opinion, Religion

Jeremy Dys | The Daily Signal Opening public meetings with prayer is such a long-standing American tradition that it is puzzling why some continue to seek the demise of the practice based on subjective claims that such prayers are “inappropriate and divisive.” Consider these news reports just since Jan. 26: A newspaper in Venice, Florida, reported that the Venice City Council may […]

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Coronavirus Silver Lining: Playboy Magazine’s Print Edition Is No More

Coronavirus Silver Lining: Playboy Magazine’s Print Edition Is No More

on March 21, 2020, 7:51 AM / in National News

By C. Douglas Golden It’s difficult to say there’s some kind of silver lining to COVID-19, but you can find one if you try. On one side, you see the usual sunbeams of humanity that occur in a crisis when peoples’ sympathetic nervous systems grind to a halt and they stop panic-buying more Charmin than they’ll ever use. Donating blood, buying groceries […]

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Jackson Police need assistance identifying persons of interest in a theft

Jackson Police need assistance identifying persons of interest in a theft

on March 21, 2020, 7:20 AM / in Local News

On 3/17/2020, the victim reported to the Jackson Police Department that her purse was stolen from a shopping cart in the Walmart parking lot. The purse contained a wallet with cash, a phone and a gun. The subjects in the attached photos are believed to be with the person who stole the purse. The subjects are driving a silver Ford […]

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Another Illegal Immigrant Caravan Leaves Honduras for U.S.

Another Illegal Immigrant Caravan Leaves Honduras for U.S.

on March 20, 2020, 7:53 AM / in International News

  While the world is absorbed in the Coronavirus drama, yet another caravan of illegal immigrants is heading north to the United States from Central America. The group departed recently from the northern Honduran city of San Pedro Sula and is making its way to Guatemala en route to the southern Mexican state of Chiapas. The final destination is the […]

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What more could he do? A look at Trump’s extreme powers

on March 18, 2020, 8:05 AM / in National News, Opinion

Trump has claimed he can “do whatever I want, as president.” That may not be true, but in a public health emergency, he can do a lot. President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency to combat the coronavirus — but he could go much further if he wanted. Federal law gives Trump vast emergency powers in times of pandemic. […]

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Fearing End of World, Thief Returns 2,000-Year-Old Artifact After 15 Years

Fearing End of World, Thief Returns 2,000-Year-Old Artifact After 15 Years

on March 18, 2020, 8:01 AM / in International News

TEL AVIV –  An Israeli man returned a 2,000-year-old catapult bolt to the Israel Antiquities Authority some 15 years after he took off with it while visiting the archaeological site of the Jerusalem Walls National Park in the City of David, saying he wanted to clear his conscience before the end of the world. “The time has come to clear my […]

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Coronavirus ’emergency’? Oregon police ask people to stop calling 911 because they ran out of toilet paper

on March 17, 2020, 7:25 AM / in National News, State News

A police department in Oregon is urging people that if they’ve run out of toilet paper, it’s not worth calling 911. The Newport Police Department posted the surprising message on its Facebook page as shoppers across the country have flocked to supermarkets to stock up on supplies amid the coronavirus pandemic that has put much of the world on edge. “It’s hard to believe […]

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Crime lab move to Jackson will have little impact, TBI director says

Crime lab move to Jackson will have little impact, TBI director says

on March 16, 2020, 8:26 AM / in State News

By Yolanda Jones  |  Daily Memphian The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is moving its crime lab for West Tennessee from Memphis to Jackson, where a new $25 million facility is set to open next year. Some have questioned the impact of the move from Memphis, but TBI Director David Rausch says the relocation won’t hurt the processing of evidence for Memphis. […]

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North Memphis officials seek state funding to help with COVID-19

North Memphis officials seek state funding to help with COVID-19

on March 16, 2020, 7:27 AM / in State News

By Omer Yusuf  |  Daily Memphian Charity by Government North Memphis elected officials requested more state funding Friday, March 13, for programs that benefit the most vulnerable members of the community potentially affected by the COVID-19 pandemic – including children, working poor and seniors. Democratic State Rep. Antonio Parkinson is requesting funding for unemployment and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. […]

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If Just One Man Defies Tyranny, Freedom Still Lives

on March 16, 2020, 7:16 AM / in Opinion

by Ron Ewart, President, NARLO “If men within themselves would be governed by reason, and not generally give up their understanding to a double tyranny, of custom from without, and blind affections within; they would discern better what it is to favor and uphold the tyrant of a nation.  But being slaves, no wonder that they strive so much to have […]

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Utah police departments ASK criminals to ‘cease’ crime until further notice… because coronavirus

Utah police departments ASK criminals to ‘cease’ crime until further notice… because coronavirus

on March 16, 2020, 6:50 AM / in State News

Several Utah police departments have pleaded with criminals to stop their “nefarious” behavior in light of increasing amounts of coronavirus cases in the US. Is this all one big joke? It’s difficult to tell how seriously the US government is taking the coronavirus when politicians are urging people to quarantine themselves indoors, but state officials are using the virus as […]

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A Summary of How the Major Parties Switched

A Summary of How the Major Parties Switched

on March 15, 2020, 7:34 AM / in History

Notes and Summaries Pertaining to the Evolution of the Major U.S. Political Parties Notable political factions, politicians, and platform planks switched between the major U.S. political parties throughout U.S. history leading to a number of complex changes. Here are some different ways to look at “the party switches” and different “party systems” the changes resulted in. Introduction Below is a summary of a […]

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Suspect has been arrested and charged in hit and run

Suspect has been arrested and charged in hit and run

on March 15, 2020, 7:16 AM / in Local News

Jackson Tennessee Police Department issued the following: Investigators with the Jackson Police Department have arrested and charged 28-year-old Brandon Tyler Wall with Leaving the Scene of an Accident Involving Death. On March 8, 2020 Randavious Deberry was struck by a vehicle while changing a flat tire on the 45 Bypass near Hollywood Drive. That vehicle did not stop and left […]

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Mao’s Great Leap Forward ‘killed 45 million in four years’

on March 14, 2020, 6:11 AM / in History

Arifa Akbar @arifa_akbar  |  Arts Correspondent  |  INDEPENDENT Mao Zedong, founder of the People’s Republic of China, qualifies as the greatest mass murderer in world history, an expert who had unprecedented access to official Communist Party archives said yesterday. Speaking at The Independent Woodstock Literary Festival, Frank Dikötter, a Hong Kong-based historian, said he found that during the time that Mao was enforcing […]

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90 Migrants Found Packed in Tractor-Trailer at Texas Border Checkpoint

90 Migrants Found Packed in Tractor-Trailer at Texas Border Checkpoint

on March 13, 2020, 7:38 AM / in National News

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents stopped a collection of 90 migrants from being smuggled into the U.S. interior. The cartel-connected smugglers locked 90 migrants, including five unaccompanied juveniles, inside a tractor-trailer. Laredo North Station agents assigned to the Interstate 35 immigration checkpoint on the night of March 5 observed a gray tractor pulling a white trailer approaching for inspection. During […]

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Joe Biden: Father of the Drug War’s Asset Forfeiture Program

Joe Biden: Father of the Drug War’s Asset Forfeiture Program

on March 11, 2020, 8:12 AM / in National News

In 1991, Maui police officers showed up at the home of Frances and Joseph Lopes. One officer showed his badge and said, “Let’s go into the house, and we will explain things to you.” Once he was inside, the explanation was simple: “We’re taking the house.” The Lopses were far from wealthy. They worked on a sugar plantation for nearly […]

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Illegal Alien Issued Ticket for “Careless Driving” After Killing Mother, Two Children and Grandmother Near Walt Disney World

Illegal Alien Issued Ticket for “Careless Driving” After Killing Mother, Two Children and Grandmother Near Walt Disney World

on March 10, 2020, 8:06 AM / in State News

An illegal alien was cited with a ticket for “careless driving” after he rear-ended a van and nearly killed an entire family spanning three generations near Disney in Florida. The driver of a truck that killed a mother, two of her children and the grandmother was in the US illegally, according to authorities. Two other children, their father and grandfather […]

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