Archive for January 23rd, 2020

Service animal crackdown: Peacocks and mini-horses would join the no-fly list under proposed travel restrictions

Service animal crackdown: Peacocks and mini-horses would join the no-fly list under proposed travel restrictions

on January 23, 2020, 7:31 AM / in National News, News

The Transportation Department proposed new rules Wednesday that would allow only specially trained dogs to fly under the service animal designation ― reining in the menagerie of animals that passengers have been carrying on flights under the guise of the animals’ being emotional support pets. “The days of Noah’s Ark in the air are hopefully coming to an end,” said […]

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If God were a football fan

If God were a football fan

on January 23, 2020, 7:23 AM / in Football, People, Religion

By Richard Rowland If God were a football fan, his team would be the Patriots. I’m not into sports all that much, in fact, I can’t name one of today’s quarterbacks, other than Tom Brady. Speaking of quarterbacks, how was it, I wonder, the term quarterback was arrived at? Going back a few years, not sure exactly when, I began […]

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The latest on impeachment and the Wuhan virus: The best way to change the world

The latest on impeachment and the Wuhan virus: The best way to change the world

on January 23, 2020, 7:23 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison Some stories in today’s news animate us in inverse proportion to the degree they affect us directly. Democratic House managers, led by Rep. Adam B. Schiff (D-Calif.), opened the presentation of their case for impeachment yesterday. They are accusing President Trump of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. For many Americans, the Senate trial frustrates […]

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Monty Python star Terry Jones dies at 77

Monty Python star Terry Jones dies at 77

on January 23, 2020, 7:20 AM / in People

The beloved actor, screenwriter, director, author and historian was known as the famed troupe’s underrated but passionate heart. Terry Jones, a founding member of Monty Python and a beloved comedian, screenwriter, film director, poet, historian and author, has died. He was 77. Jones had been suffering from dementia, which was revealed publicly by his son, Bill, in September 2016. It […]

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Gabbard sues Clinton for defamation

Gabbard sues Clinton for defamation

on January 23, 2020, 7:15 AM / in National News

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) on Wednesday filed a defamation lawsuit against Hillary Clinton, accusing the former secretary of state and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee of smearing her by suggesting she was a “Russian asset.” “I’m not making any predictions, but I think they’ve got their eye on somebody who is currently in the Democratic primary and are grooming her to […]

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Arizona company vows to phase out coal in a decade

Arizona company vows to phase out coal in a decade

on January 23, 2020, 7:11 AM / in State News

Arizona’s largest utility provider announced Wednesday that it will phase out coal power just after the end of the decade. The company, Arizona Public Service Co., currently relies on its coal-fired Four Corners Power and Cholla Power plants for 22 percent of its electricity production. Cholla is scheduled to close in 2025. Four Corners previously was supposed to shut down […]

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Trump removing environmental protections for streams, wetlands

on January 23, 2020, 7:07 AM / in National News

In a victory for fossil fuel producers and real estate developers, the Trump administration on Thursday will remove an Obama-era regulation that protected 60 percent of the country’s waterways. Under President Trump’s new rule, landowners will be able to dump pollutants, including fertilizers and pesticides, into waterways and destroy wetlands for construction projects, The New York Times reported Wednesday. Trump […]

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D.C. sues Trump’s inaugural committee for ‘exorbitant’ spending at Trump hotel

D.C. sues Trump’s inaugural committee for ‘exorbitant’ spending at Trump hotel

on January 23, 2020, 7:02 AM / in State News

Washington, D.C.’s attorney general filed a lawsuit against President Trump’s inaugural committee on Wednesday, seeking to recover $1 million in nonprofit funds it spent at Trump’s own hotel. “An independent investigation by my office has revealed that the Inaugural Committee made exorbitant and unlawful payments to the Trump hotel to rent event space for inaugural activity,” Attorney General Karl Racine, […]

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Sanders edges ahead of Biden in national poll

Sanders edges ahead of Biden in national poll

on January 23, 2020, 6:56 AM / in National News

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) jumped into the lead among candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination in a CNN-SSRS poll released Wednesday. His narrow edge over longtime frontrunner former Vice President Joe Biden was within the survey’s margin of error, though, “meaning there is no clear leader,” CNN said. Sanders received 27 percent support among Democrats or Democratic-leaning voters responding in […]

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Tanker crash kills 3 Americans fighting Australia fires

Tanker crash kills 3 Americans fighting Australia fires

on January 23, 2020, 6:53 AM / in International News

A C-130 Hercules air tanker crashed on a mission to dump fire retardant on bushfires in Australia on Thursday, killing the three Americans in its crew, Australian authorities said. The Canadian-owned plane “impacted heavily with the ground and initial reports are that there was a large fireball associated with the impact of the plane as it hit the ground,” said […]

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House impeachment managers launch arguments in Trump impeachment trial

House impeachment managers launch arguments in Trump impeachment trial

on January 23, 2020, 6:48 AM / in National News

House impeachment managers began their opening arguments in President Trump’s Senate impeachment trial on Wednesday. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), chairman of the House Intelligence Committee and a leader of the prosecution team, said Trump led a “corrupt scheme” to abuse his power by pressuring Ukraine to investigate his political rivals. He urged senators to be impartial. The impeachment managers will […]

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Making Sense of the Impeachment Charges

Making Sense of the Impeachment Charges

on January 23, 2020, 6:35 AM / in Opinion

Prior to the impeachment of Trump, not by Congress as presstitutes report but by self-interested House Democrats, during the entirety of US history there have been only two attempts to impeach a president—Andrew Johnson in 1868 and 130 years later Bill Clinton in 1998.  Clinton was impeached by House Republicans when he clearly lied under oath by denying his sexual […]

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Deplatformed: How Big Tech Companies & Corporate America Subvert the Second Amendment

Deplatformed: How Big Tech Companies & Corporate America Subvert the Second Amendment

on January 23, 2020, 6:11 AM / in Opinion

Written by Sam Jacobs Anyone familiar with the Bible is familiar with the Mark of the Beast: Without this mark, no man may buy or sell. Regardless of one’s religious faith or lack thereof, there is an illustrative case in this biblical story: When one cannot buy or sell, one is metaphorically up the creek. Short of producing everything one needs oneself, buying and […]

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Lindy and America First

Lindy and America First

on January 23, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

Good morning, it’s  January 23, 2020. Today’s date in history serves as a reminder that, to many people, “America First” is not merely an expression of pride in the Unites States and its accomplishments. The phrase also has another, more sinister, historic connotation that its supporters would be wise to contemplate. One American hero learned this lesson the hard way. […]

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Lessons for Little Ones

Lessons for Little Ones

on January 23, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Start children off on the way they should go.  Proverbs 22:6 When my daughter described a problem she was having in the school lunchroom, I immediately wondered how I could fix the issue for her. But then another thought occurred. Maybe God had allowed the problem so she could see Him at work and get to know Him better. Instead […]

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January 23rd in History

January 23rd in History

on January 23, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 342 days remaining until the end of the year (343 in leap years). Holidays Bounty Day (Pitcairn Island) Christian Feast Day: Abakuh Marianne of Molokai Emerentiana Ildephonsus of Toledo Phillips Brooks (Episcopal Church (USA)) January 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) National Pie Day (United States of […]

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