Archive for July 1st, 2019

News from Real Clear Politics

on July 1, 2019, 7:16 AM / in National News

No Debate: “America Last” Dems Will Lose to Trump. Frank Miele was unimpressed by the ideas put forth last week in Miami. Bill Weld and the Rationale of a GOP Challenge to Trump. Jack Beyrer explores the history behind the former Massachusetts governor’s run for president. Harvard Must Set the Record Straight on Elizabeth Warren. Hal Lambert revisits the minority-status […]

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Philadelphia & Gettysburg

on July 1, 2019, 7:15 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Monday, July 1, 2019. On this date in 1776, John Adams awoke early in anticipation of the momentous events unfolding in Philadelphia. “This morning,” he confided to a friend, “is assigned the greatest debate of all.” The debate was over independence, of course. The Second Continental Congress had recessed for three weeks while the Declaration of Independence […]

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US Army Wants 500,000 Active Troops By 2020, Amid Threats Of War

on July 1, 2019, 6:44 AM / in National News

by Tyler Durden  |  ZeroHedge The US Army wants 500,000 active duty military personnel by 2020, amid threats of war with Iran near the Strait of Hormuz and potential conflict with China across the South China Sea. The service’s recruiting goals, however, first reported by Army Times, is facing significant difficulties with unhealthy, ineligible millennials. “It’s a difficult market because it’s a […]

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“Maybe They Should Dine at Home” – Red Hen Restaurant Owner Stephanie Wilkinson Suggests Trump’s People Deserve to Be Spit On

on July 1, 2019, 6:37 AM / in State News

In June 28 White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and her family were kicked out of a rural Virginia restaurant where they stopped to have dinner. Sanders and her family were told to leave the little liberal Red Hen Restaurant in Lexington, Virginia because they are Trump supporters. It wasn’t enough for restaurateur of The Red Hen, Stephanie Wilkinson to humiliate […]

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MA Resurrects Assisted Suicide Bill

MA Resurrects Assisted Suicide Bill

on July 1, 2019, 6:25 AM / in State News

By Patrick Hauf  |   Washington Free Beacon Assisted suicide may be back on the table in Democrat-led Massachusetts, despite years of rejection in the statehouse. The Massachusetts End of Life Options Act would allow patients diagnosed as terminally ill to receive life-ending drugs from doctors. To qualify for assisted suicide, patients must be approved by a licensed mental health professional, […]

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What a Day

What a Day

on July 1, 2019, 6:11 AM / in Bedtime Stories

The businessman dragged himself home and barely made it to his chair before he dropped, exhausted. His sympathetic wife was right there with a tall cool drink and a comforting word. “My, you look tired,” she said. “You must have had a hard day today. What happened to make you so exhausted?” “It was terrible,” her husband said, “The computer […]

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Joy—Even In Poverty

Joy—Even In Poverty

on July 1, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Though the labor of the olive may fail, and the fields yield no food; . . . yet I will rejoice in the Lord. – Habakkuk 3:17-18 In the book 450 Stories for Life, Gust Anderson tells about visiting a church in a farming community of eastern Alberta, Canada, where there had been 8 years of drought. The farmers’ economic […]

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July 1st in History

July 1st in History

on July 1, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 183 days remaining until the end of the year. The end of this day marks the halfway point of a leap year. It also falls on the same day of the week as New Year’s Day in a leap year. Holidays […]

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The Declaration of Dependence

The Declaration of Dependence

on July 1, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, National News

Hamilton, and BO’s History of Liberty “[C]unning, ambitious, and unprincipled men will be enabled to subvert the Power of the People and to usurp for themselves the reins of Government, destroying afterwards the very engines which have lifted them to unjust dominion.” —George Washington (1796) The foundational tenet of The Patriot Post’s mission is to promote Liberty every day. But […]

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