Archive for February, 2020

Iranian deputy health minister infected with coronavirus

Iranian deputy health minister infected with coronavirus

on February 26, 2020, 9:34 AM / in International News

Iran’s deputy health minister, Iraj Harirchi, said Tuesday that he had tested positive for the coronavirus and placed himself under quarantine. Harirchi held a news conference a day earlier and appeared unwell as he said severe measures to isolate people with the virus were not necessary even though the virus was spreading in the shrine city of Qom. In a […]

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Democratic rivals go after frontrunner Sanders in chaotic debate

Democratic rivals go after frontrunner Sanders in chaotic debate

on February 26, 2020, 9:31 AM / in National News

Several rival Democratic presidential candidates criticized Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in a chaotic debate Tuesday night in Charleston, South Carolina, trying to chip away at his momentum ahead of the state’s Saturday primary and next week’s Super Tuesday. Billionaire former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said nominating Sanders would be a “catastrophe,” because Republicans would have a field day attacking […]

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CDC: ‘Disruption’ from coronavirus outbreak will reach U.S

on February 26, 2020, 9:29 AM / in National News

U.S. citizens should prepare for “disruption” from the coronavirus outbreak to spread to American cities, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Tuesday. “It’s not so much of a question of if this will happen in this country any more but a question of when this will happen,” said Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of the National Center for Immunization […]

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Jackson City Council approves the partnership for a new Madison Academic and JCM

on February 26, 2020, 9:26 AM / in Local News, Opinion

In an article by Adam Friedman of the Jackson Sun: The Jackson City Council approved the public-private partnership to build a new Madison Academic and Jackson Central-Merry high schools. The city council voted 5-3 to approve the deal, with an amendment that the city will hire its own representative on the project to work with the project’s developer — Healthy Community, LCC — to make […]

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Jackson Police conduct controlled test fire for new Shotspotter System.

on February 26, 2020, 8:36 AM / in Local News

Today, February 25th, between the hours 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., the Jackson Police Department conducted controlled gunfire in the areas of Westwood and Forrest Avenue.  These test fires were for the implementation of a new Shotspotter System.  These shots were fired into a mobile apparatus that was developed to ensure the safety of the officers and the citizens in […]

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‘It’s a New Day in Mississippi’ as 8 Elected State Officials Announce Party Switch, Join GOP

on February 26, 2020, 8:34 AM / in State News

WLBT3 reports that the Mississippi Republican Party welcomed eight new members into their fold last week, six of whom had been Democrats and two, Independents. Each of these officials were elected in the most recent election cycle. Mississippi Republican Party Chairman Lucien Smith suspects they won’t be the last. He told WLBT, “We have had a relentless focus on switching conservative Democrats over to the Republican party. […]

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Trump Moves Forward With New Rule: No Green Cards for Welfare Users

Trump Moves Forward With New Rule: No Green Cards for Welfare Users

on February 26, 2020, 7:43 AM / in National News

Written by  Luis Miguel The Trump administration is moving forward with implementation of its “public charge” rule, which restricts issuance of green cards for immigrants who would be dependent on government welfare upon receiving permanent resident status. Democrats have opposed the rule, but officials maintain it is a necessary step to protect American taxpayers. “It’s consistent with our law for over 140 years, […]

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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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When guns were sold in catalogs (Sears And Montgomery  Wards)

When guns were sold in catalogs (Sears And Montgomery Wards)

on February 26, 2020, 6:10 AM / in History, Opinion

I am watching Mark Levin’s new show on Fox right now and he has Walter Williams as his guest.  They are talking about the push to grab our guns and the limitations to buying them.  Williams brought up the topic of hos we could buy guns and ammo out of the Sear Catalog not all that many years ago.  So […]

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How to Grow Old

How to Grow Old

on February 26, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I will sustain you and I will rescue you.   Isaiah 46:4 “How are you today, Mama?” I asked casually. My 84-year-old friend, pointing to aches and pains in her joints, whispered, “Old age is tough!” Then she added earnestly, “But God has been good to me.” “Growing old has been the greatest surprise of my life,” says Billy Graham in […]

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Stegoceras

Stegoceras

on February 26, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

Stegoceras, a pachycephalosaurid (dome-headed) dinosaur, lived in what is now North America during the Late Cretaceous period, about 77.5 to 74 million years ago. (This genus is unrelated to Stegosaurus, which lived more than 70 million years earlier.) Small and bipedal, Stegoceras was about 2 to 2.5 metres (6.6 to 8.2 ft) long and weighed around 10 to 40 kilograms (22 to 88 lb). It had a rigid vertebral column and a stiffened tail. The pelvic region […]

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February 26th in History

February 26th in History

on February 26, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

February 26 is the 57th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 308 days remaining until the end of the year (309 in leap years). Holidays Christian feast day: Alexander of Alexandria Emily Malbone Morgan (Episcopal Church (USA)) Isabelle of France Porphyry of Gaza February 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Day of Remembrance for Victims of Khojaly Massacre […]

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Trump tells CNN reporter he should be “ashamed”

on February 25, 2020, 9:47 AM / in National News

What’s Up: President Trump had a contentious exchange with CNN reporter Jim Acosta in India on Tuesday, with the president calling out CNN’s record and Acosta saying that CNN tells the truth more than the president does. Quote: “You probably have the worst record in the history of broadcasting.” The First take: This was classic Trump. And it was also classic […]

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Confirmed: Ilhan Omar Married Her Brother and May Have Committed the ‘Worst Crime Spree in Congressional History’

Confirmed: Ilhan Omar Married Her Brother and May Have Committed the ‘Worst Crime Spree in Congressional History’

on February 25, 2020, 9:33 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Greg Holt |  NewswithViews The Ilhan Omar saga just keeps getting better and better.  While Ilhan accuses Trump of every evil under the sun, The Daily Mail is confirming that Ilhan DID marry her brother. (True Conservative Pundit)You just can’t make this stuff up.  Omar demanded in the past that President Trump release his taxes, while Omar kept her […]

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Disney animated movie to feature LGBTQ character: Connecting cultural dots and choosing courageous faith

Disney animated movie to feature LGBTQ character: Connecting cultural dots and choosing courageous faith

on February 25, 2020, 9:30 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison Disney’s Onward, coming to theaters on March 6, will feature an openly LGBTQ animated character. This follows a same-sex kiss in last year’s The Rise of Skywalker and the portrait of LeFou as gay in the live-action Beauty and the Beast remake. We should not be surprised. Disney World has sponsored Gay Day at the park since 1991. Disney Co. began offering benefits to gay partners in […]

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Court upholds Trump rule against abortion referrals

on February 25, 2020, 9:24 AM / in National News

A U.S. appeals court on Monday upheld Trump administration rules barring abortion referrals for low-income women served by the Title X federal family planning program. Lower courts in Washington, Oregon, and California had ruled against the ban, which opponents referred to as a “gag rule.” Abortion is legal but federal laws prohibit paying for the procedure with Title X or […]

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Sanders unveils child-care plan as rivals slam comments on Fidel Castro

Sanders unveils child-care plan as rivals slam comments on Fidel Castro

on February 25, 2020, 9:21 AM / in National News

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Monday rolled out his free universal child-care plan after solidifying his position as the frontrunner for the Democratic nomination with his win in Saturday’s Nevada caucuses. Sanders said as president he would “guarantee every child in America free full-day, full-week, high-quality child care from infancy through age three,” and full-week pre-kindergarten education starting at age […]

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Supreme Court to consider rights case over same-sex foster parents

Supreme Court to consider rights case over same-sex foster parents

on February 25, 2020, 9:17 AM / in National News

Once again the Supreme’s will overstep their constitutional bounds to rule over a state contested case.  The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider Catholic Social Services’ challenge of a Philadelphia anti-discrimination ordinance that bars placement of children in foster care with the agency due to its refusal to let same-sex couples serve as foster parents. The agency, part of […]

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American Adults Have More Than $20 Billion In Unused Gift Cards, Study Finds

American Adults Have More Than $20 Billion In Unused Gift Cards, Study Finds

on February 25, 2020, 9:10 AM / in National News

by Tyler Durden | Zerohedge In the US, gift cards are widely seen as a way to give somebody a gift that’s ever-so-slightly more thoughtful than simply giving them an envelope full of cash. They’re also increasingly an option for consumers to redeem credit card rewards. Unfortunately, many American adults also misplace or forget about the plastic gifts, essentially handing the […]

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When Confronted by Victims of Her Horrible Law, Lorena Gonzalez Shouts “F**k Trump!”

When Confronted by Victims of Her Horrible Law, Lorena Gonzalez Shouts “F**k Trump!”

on February 25, 2020, 9:06 AM / in Opinion, State News

As we at RedState have covered extensively, California’s new anti-freelancing law, AB5, has had devastating “unintended” consequences for tens of thousands of professionals who make a living (or supplement their income) as an independent contractor. Billed as a law to protect people driving for Uber, Lyft, and the like from being exploited, it instead has impacted over 150 industries, including […]

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