Articles by: Bob Adelmann

President Trump Orders Law Enforcement to Arrest Anyone Vandalizing Federal Monuments

President Trump Orders Law Enforcement to Arrest Anyone Vandalizing Federal Monuments

on June 24, 2020, 6:41 AM / in National News

President Trump authorized federal law-enforcement officials on Tuesday to arrest anyone vandalizing “any monument, statue or other such Federal property,” charging them under the Veterans Memorial Preservation and Recognition Act. His tweet late Sunday night laid the groundwork for Monday’s order: “Numerous people [were] arrested in D.C. for the disgraceful vandalism in Lafayette Park, of the magnificent Statue of Andrew Jackson, in […]

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The Bear Market in Stocks Is Over, Says Wall Street Guru

on June 10, 2020, 6:45 AM / in National News

Ed Yardeni, president of Yardeni Research, reviewed last week’s market action on Wall Street and concluded that the bear market in stocks is over: “Not too long ago we were in the midst of a terrible meltdown in the stock market. But it turned out to be a 33-day bear market lasting from February 19 to March 23. Ever since then, […]

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Seattle Law-enforcement Officer Suspended for Urging Fellow Officers to Follow Constitution

Seattle Law-enforcement Officer Suspended for Urging Fellow Officers to Follow Constitution

on May 16, 2020, 7:08 AM / in State News

Increasingly concerned that he and many fellow officers were being forced to violate their oaths of office in order to enforce COVID-19 stay-at-home edicts, Port of Seattle police officer and Special Forces veteran Greg Anderson posted a video on his Instagram page on March 6 expressing his concern. It runs about eight minutes. It’s worth watching. In it he says: […]

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Michael Flynn Expected To Be “Completely Exonerated” This Week

Michael Flynn Expected To Be “Completely Exonerated” This Week

on April 28, 2020, 7:50 AM / in National News

Maria Bartiromo, who hosts Mornings with Maria and Maria Bartiromo’s Wall Street on the Fox Business Network, tweeted Sunday afternoon that General Michael Flynn “will be completely exonerated this week.” Flynn, who served the Trump administration briefly in the early months, had pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI and was scheduled to be sentenced soon. But, according to Bartiromo, “It was a total fraud. A […]

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In States With no Stay-at-home Orders, Citizens Staying Safe

In States With no Stay-at-home Orders, Citizens Staying Safe

on April 4, 2020, 7:39 AM / in National News

There are currently 38 states operating under “stay-at-home” rules, “shelter-in-place” orders, or full “lockdown” mandates that forbid citizens from leaving their homes without explicit permission from authorities. Of the remaining 12, seven — Wyoming, Utah, Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Alabama and South Carolina — have at least one city or municipality under one of these restrictions. That leaves five — Iowa, North and South […]

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Trump Administration Adds Gun Makers and Retailers to List of “Essential” Businesses

Trump Administration Adds Gun Makers and Retailers to List of “Essential” Businesses

on April 1, 2020, 7:11 AM / in National News

Editor’s Note: Now there is a smart Man…. Given the opportunity presenting itself in the form of the coronavirus shutdown, many anti-gun states shut down gun stores and manufacturers as being “non-essential.” On Saturday, the Trump administration revised its own list of “essential” businesses deemed important to the safety and security of the Republic and the list now includes gun stores and […]

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U.S. Treasury to Offer Small Business Owners “Forgivable” Bridge Loans

U.S. Treasury to Offer Small Business Owners “Forgivable” Bridge Loans

on March 24, 2020, 6:36 AM / in National News

In an interview with CNBC on Monday morning, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin urged small business owners — the most important driver of job creation and economic growth in the U.S. economy — to keep paying their people even while their businesses are shut down: “If you’re a small business [owner], we ask that you not lay people off.” The Federal Reserve is […]

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Football Coach Fired for Praying Likely To Get Case Reviewed by Supreme Court

Football Coach Fired for Praying Likely To Get Case Reviewed by Supreme Court

on March 11, 2020, 6:26 AM / in National News

U.S. District Court Judge Ronald Leighton ruled against Bremerton High School’s football coach Joe Kennedy last week, saying that “although the Court is sympathetic to Kennedy’s desire to follow his beliefs, the former must give way to the latter in this case.” The “latter” to which Leighton referred is the right of Bremerton High School to fire the coach when he took […]

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China’s Economy Taking Massive Hit From Coronavirus Measures

China’s Economy Taking Massive Hit From Coronavirus Measures

on March 6, 2020, 7:21 AM / in International News

Estimates from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) show the impact of measures mandated by the Chinese communist government to staunch the spread of the COVID 19/Coronavirus. In January, the IMF reduced its growth outlook from 6.4 percent for 2020 to 6.1 percent. On Thursday it reduced that outlook further, to 5.6 percent, thanks to what the IMF’s managing director Kristalina Georgieva […]

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Bloomberg Drops Out, Leaving Biden and Sanders Vying for Democrat Party’s Nomination

Bloomberg Drops Out, Leaving Biden and Sanders Vying for Democrat Party’s Nomination

on March 5, 2020, 9:35 AM / in News

After dropping an estimated $700 million into his campaign, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg called it a day on Wednesday morning: “I’ve always believed that defeating Donald Trump starts with uniting behind the candidate with the best shot to do it. After yesterday’s vote, it is clear that candidate is my friend and a great American, Joe Biden.” Bloomberg expanded, […]

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National Debt Is $122 Trillion, Not $23 Trillion, Says Non-profit Group

National Debt Is $122 Trillion, Not $23 Trillion, Says Non-profit Group

on February 26, 2020, 7:39 AM / in National News

When Epoch Times’ Mark Tapscott checked the U.S. Treasury’s “Debt to the Penny” website on Monday, he reported that the U.S. national debt just ticked over to $23.3 trillion. That’s four times what it was 20 years ago. Tapscott then checked in with the Chicago-based nonprofit advocacy group Truth in Accounting (TIA) to get a more accurate reading. Said Bill Bergman, the group’s director […]

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Obama Judge in California Rules Against Gig Economy

Obama Judge in California Rules Against Gig Economy

on February 19, 2020, 8:09 AM / in National News

The ruling denying injunctive relief to Uber and Postmates and their drivers from California’s onerous, and likely unconstitutional, law AB 5 by Obama-appointed judge Dolly Gee last week illustrates why such judges holding for unions and the state need to be replaced. The bill was supported by unions and the state of California for obvious reasons. The unions hated the competition, […]

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Justice Department Charges Huawei With Racketeering in New Indictment

Justice Department Charges Huawei With Racketeering in New Indictment

on February 16, 2020, 6:52 AM / in International News, National News

The U.S. Department of Justice released an expanded indictment of China’s telecommunications giant Huawei on Thursday, claiming that the world’s largest technology company is acting like the Mafia in its operations: lying, cheating, and stealing in its efforts to destroy its enemies and dominate the globe. The indictment supersedes two previous indictments issued last year and expands the charges to include a […]

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Backdoor Attack on Second Amendment Through Credit Card Transactions

Backdoor Attack on Second Amendment Through Credit Card Transactions

on January 28, 2020, 7:41 AM / in National News

Representative Jennifer Wexton (D-Va.) has devised another way to attack the rights of law-abiding gun owners: tracking their purchases of firearms using credit cards. The core of her bill (H.R. 5132, the Gun Violence Prevention Through Financial Intelligence Act) seems, on the surface, innocuous enough: To request information for financial institutions for the purpose of developing an advisory about the […]

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Trump Supporters Floating Purchase of OAN Network as Fox Moves Leftward

Trump Supporters Floating Purchase of OAN Network as Fox Moves Leftward

on January 14, 2020, 6:46 AM / in National News

A dozen GOP heavyweight donors are being pitched on the idea of buying the tiny One American News Network (OANN) to offset the steady leftward drift of Fox News. The Wall Street Journal first reported that Republican National Committee (RNC) co-chairman Thomas Hicks is helping his family’s investment manager Hicks Equity Partners identify and then propose the buyout to big Trump donors. Rick Neuman, […]

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Trump’s Tax Cut Act 2.0 Coming

Trump’s Tax Cut Act 2.0 Coming

on January 7, 2020, 6:00 AM / in National News

Few details are presently available about what the president will be proposing later on in his campaign for reelection regarding his “tax cuts 2.0” package, but the rumors are tantalizing. If Republicans regain control of the House, many of those rumors could be enacted. It was Larry Kudlow, Trump’s economic advisor and head of his National Economic Council, who timed […]

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One Trillion Dollars Repatriated So Far, Reports Commerce Department

One Trillion Dollars Repatriated So Far, Reports Commerce Department

on December 28, 2019, 6:36 AM / in National News

According to the U.S. Department of Commerce American companies have repatriated more than a trillion dollars of their overseas profits since Trump’s “tax holiday” was announced in 2017. As part of his Tax Cuts and Jobs Act corporate profits held overseas would enjoy a one-time levy of just 15.5 percent tax on profits held overseas instead of the punishing 35 percent rate […]

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CBS Still Considers Southern Poverty Law Center Credible

CBS Still Considers Southern Poverty Law Center Credible

on December 17, 2019, 7:34 AM / in National News

As CBS News was developing its complaint against Fidelity Investment’s charitable fund, it considered information gleaned from the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) as accurate. The gist of the complaint was that Fidelity shouldn’t allow its charity’s funds to go to “hate groups” on SPLC’s HateWatch list, which included the Family Research Council (FRC). When informed of the smear Lieutenant General (Ret.) […]

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Americans Arming Themselves at Record Rates

Americans Arming Themselves at Record Rates

on December 5, 2019, 7:47 AM / in National News

Rising anti-gun rhetoric from Democrat presidential hopefuls, and the entry of anti-gun Michael Bloomberg into the fray last week, has driven background checks to record levels, according to the FBI. The agency reported that it conducted 202,465 gun background checks on Black Friday, the second-highest number since the bureau implemented the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, or NICS. The record […]

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Bloomberg Facing Obstacles for 2020

Bloomberg Facing Obstacles for 2020

on November 12, 2019, 6:32 AM / in National News, Opinion

Mere days after former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that he was filing as a Democrat candidate in primaries in Alabama and Arkansas, his rivals gave him an inkling of what he would face if he decides to join the field of Democrats vying for their party’s nomination. Bernie Sanders told supporters during a Saturday rally in Iowa: “Tonight we say […]

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