Archive for September 20th, 2019

The Passion of the Zealots

The Passion of the Zealots

on September 20, 2019, 7:39 AM / in Opinion

By Erick Erickson  |  The Resurgent A young person concerned about climate change joined sixteen year old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg at a congressional hearing this past week. Jamie Margolin is seventeen and part of a lawsuit filed by children against the federal government over climate change. Not content to work their way through democratic processes, they hope federal courts […]

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De Blasio drops out of 2020 race

De Blasio drops out of 2020 race

on September 20, 2019, 7:32 AM / in National News

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio exited the 2020 presidential race on Friday. “I feel like I have contributed all I can to this primary election. It’s clearly not my time, so I’m going to end my presidential campaign,” de Blasio said in an interview with on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” Read the developing report here

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Judge blocks California law seeking Trump’s tax returns

on September 20, 2019, 7:30 AM / in National News, State News

A federal judge on Thursday temporarily blocked a California law seeking to force primary candidates to release their tax returns. U.S. District Judge Morrison England Jr. said he would issue a formal ruling by Oct. 1. The decision amounted to a significant victory for President Trump’s campaign, which is fighting efforts by Democrats and a New York prosecutor to get […]

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U.S. drone strike kills 30 civilians in Afghanistan

on September 20, 2019, 7:27 AM / in International News

A U.S. drone strike targeting an Islamic State hideout killed at least 30 civilians in Afghanistan, U.S. officials said Thursday. Another 40 people were injured. The people who were hit reportedly were farmers and laborers who were resting after collecting pine nuts in the eastern Nangarhar province. Officials in Kabul confirmed the drone strike. A U.S. spokesman said they were […]

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U.S. builds coalition as Iran warns strike would mean ‘all-out war’

on September 20, 2019, 7:24 AM / in International News

The Trump administration said Thursday that it had started building a coalition to respond to Iranian threats following allegations that Tehran was behind weekend strikes against Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the U.S. was talking with Saudi and Emirati officials about how to handle Iran, which Saudi Arabia says was behind the strike. “We are […]

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NBC Asks the Public to Confess Their Climate Sins

NBC Asks the Public to Confess Their Climate Sins

on September 20, 2019, 7:21 AM / in National News

Written by  James Murphy Confession is good for the soul, we’re told, and so the National Broadcasting Company has launched a new project that gives people the opportunity to confess their sins against the climate. That’s right, NBC’s new “Climate Confessions”project allows people to free themselves of the guilt of their meat-eating, airplane-flying, and car-driving ways. “Even those who care deeply about the […]

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Snowflake Nation: Most Millennials Say Life More Stressful for Them Than Our Ancestors

Snowflake Nation: Most Millennials Say Life More Stressful for Them Than Our Ancestors

on September 20, 2019, 7:15 AM / in Opinion

Written by  Selwyn Duke Are many millennials embracing socialism — which most of them can’t even define — for lack of perspective? Do they see the glass as half empty when its three-quarters full, and when for most of history it contained, materially speaking, the equivalent of bitter dregs? A recent survey of millennials, and an analysis of it, point to this being […]

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Posse Comitatus Act

Posse Comitatus Act

on September 20, 2019, 6:42 AM / in History

The Article was originally posted in 2005. We thought we would just remind you of it…… The Posse Comitatus Act of 1878 was championed by far-sighted Southern lawmakers. They had experienced a fifteen year military occupation by the U.S. Army in post-Civil War law enforcement. They understood the heel of a jackboot. In a nutshell, this act bans the Army, […]

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NO MEETING TONIGHT

on September 20, 2019, 6:33 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Who’s the boss… Jed prepared for the evening’s activities and then got in the car and drove off. His wife heard him come back into the house not too long after he had left. She yelled to Jed, “Hon, I thought you were going to your lodge meeting.” “It was postponed.” replied Jed. “How come?” asked the wife. Jed replied, […]

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Marching to Victory

Marching to Victory

on September 20, 2019, 6:20 AM / in Bedtime Stories

By B.J. Cassady They stormed the beaches of Normandy, They fought the battle of Wake. They were the doughboys of the Great War, They wore the Blue and the Grey. They were at Valley Forge with George Washington, They remembered the Maine and the Alamo. They fought in the air, ground and over the waters, They were in Da Nang, […]

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This Day in History September 20th

This Day in History September 20th

on September 20, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

September 20 is the 263rd day of the year (264th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 102 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Agapitus (Western Christianity) Eustace (Western Christianity) Jean-Charles Cornay (one of Vietnamese Martyrs) José Maria de Yermo y Parres Korean Martyrs, including Andrew Kim Taegon and Laurent-Marie-Joseph Imbert September 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) John Coleridge Patteson (commemoration, Anglicanism) Independence […]

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If Doubtful, Don’t!

If Doubtful, Don’t!

on September 20, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

He who doubts is condemned if he eats, because he does not eat from faith; for whatever is not from faith is sin. —Romans 14:23 In his book Illustrations of Bible Truth, H. A. Ironside tells about a man who was getting ready to attend a banquet. He wanted to put on a white shirt he had worn on a […]

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