Archive for February 6th, 2020

One of the brightest stars in the sky is dimming. Astronomers think it could explode.

One of the brightest stars in the sky is dimming. Astronomers think it could explode.

on February 6, 2020, 9:03 AM / in News

The star Betelgeuse, which forms the eastern “shoulder” of the constellation Orion, was observed in December to be dimming. Astronomers are now closely watching the star to see whether it will return to its normal brightness – or whether it will end in a violent explosion that occurs when a giant star has finally run out of the fuel. No […]

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Barnes & Noble’s attempt at being “woke” backfires

on February 6, 2020, 8:50 AM / in National News

Headline: Barnes & Noble cancels plan to put people of color on the covers of classic books after backlash What’s Up: Barnes & Noble, one of the nations largest booksellers, has cancelled a plan to change the covers of classic books like “The Wizard of Oz” to depict the characters as minorities. The plan was supposed to celebrate Black History Month, […]

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Nancy Pelosi’s little paper stunt may have actually been illegal

Nancy Pelosi’s little paper stunt may have actually been illegal

on February 6, 2020, 8:27 AM / in National News

Headline: Lawmakers File Ethics Complaint, Resolution Condemning Pelosi For Ripping Up Speech What’s Up: Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) is filing ethics charges against Speaker Nancy Pelosi for ripping up the president’s SOTU speech while in the House chamber, thus violating House rules on decorum. Additionally, according to the law, anyone who “mutilates, obliterates, or destroys, or attempts to do so” a […]

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American Communists Call for a Violent Takeover.. & American People are Ready

American Communists Call for a Violent Takeover.. & American People are Ready

on February 6, 2020, 8:02 AM / in National News, Opinion

It is uncomfortable to face violent threats. We endure that discomfort because it is better to face them than run from them. Communists in the US have flocked to Senator Bernie Sanders’ campaign, and the things they want to do are horrible. Fortunately, we’ve faced threats like this before and we’re prepared to face them again. The US model of […]

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Mitt Romney votes for impeachment: Uniformity, courage, and spiritual awakening

Mitt Romney votes for impeachment: Uniformity, courage, and spiritual awakening

on February 6, 2020, 7:59 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison Mitt Romney voted yesterday to convict President Trump of abusing his power. (He voted to acquit the president on the charge of obstructing Congress.) While the president was acquitted on both charges, Romney became the first senator in US history to vote to convict a president from the same party in an impeachment trial. In 1999, no Democratic […]

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Kirk Douglas, Indomitable Icon of Hollywood’s Golden Age, Dies at 103

Kirk Douglas, Indomitable Icon of Hollywood’s Golden Age, Dies at 103

on February 6, 2020, 7:40 AM / in People

Actor Kirk Douglas, a star of Hollywood’s Golden Age, died Wednesday at his home in Beverly Hills. He was 103. Douglas starred in more than 80 movies, including Spartacus and Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, before retiring from film in 2004. He was nominated for the Best Actor Academy Award three times, and received an honorary Oscar in 1996. He […]

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Tesla shares plummet after stunning rally

on February 6, 2020, 7:38 AM / in National News

Tesla shares dropped by 17 percent on Wednesday as analysts warned the stock was priced too high after a recent rally, and senior executives said the coronavirus outbreak in China would delay deliveries of its Model 3 electric cars from its Shanghai plant. Tesla remained up by 25 percent since it reported its second straight quarterly profit a week ago. […]

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Trump administration suspends Trusted Traveler programs for New Yorkers

on February 6, 2020, 7:35 AM / in National News

The Trump administration will stop letting New York residents enroll in Global Entry and other Trusted Traveler programs in response to the “sanctuary city” policies, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf said on Fox News late Wednesday. Wolf told host Tucker Carlson that he had sent a letter to the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles saying that […]

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Trump State of the Union TV ratings tumble

Trump State of the Union TV ratings tumble

on February 6, 2020, 7:33 AM / in National News

About 37.2 million people watched President Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday, the smallest live-TV audience for a presidential address to Congress since former President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union in 2016, Nielsen said on Wednesday. Trump attracted his biggest TV audience for his address in 2017, when 47.7 million tuned in. He had 45.6 million […]

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Romney becomes 1st senator to vote to oust president from same party

Romney becomes 1st senator to vote to oust president from same party

on February 6, 2020, 7:31 AM / in News

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) on Wednesday became the first American senator ever to vote for removing from office a president belonging to his own party. Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, said in an interview early Wednesday that Trump was “guilty of an appalling abuse of the public trust,” The New York Times reported. Romney said Trump’s push for Ukraine […]

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Coronavirus toll continues to rise rapidly in China

on February 6, 2020, 7:27 AM / in International News

The death toll from China’s coronavirus outbreak surged again on Thursday, rising by 73 to a total of 563 people. It was the third straight record one-day increase. There have been two deaths outside mainland China, one in the Philippines and the other in Hong Kong. Another 10 cases were confirmed on a quarantined cruise ship in the Japanese port […]

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Buttigieg, Sanders nearly tied as more Iowa results come in

Buttigieg, Sanders nearly tied as more Iowa results come in

on February 6, 2020, 7:25 AM / in National News

The Iowa Democratic Party released more caucus results late Wednesday, with former South Bend, Indiana, mayor Pete Buttigieg holding onto a narrow lead with 26.2 percent of the delegates as Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) pulled into a near tie with 26.1 percent. With 97 percent of precincts reporting, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) was in third with 18.2 percent, followed by […]

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The Twilight Zone of Church History

The Twilight Zone of Church History

on February 6, 2020, 7:12 AM / in Opinion

By Ellen Finnigan Catholics, you are now traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind, a journey into a wondrous land whose boundaries are that of imagination. You have entered a realm of existence between the past and the future, between sanity and madness, between delusion and reality. You have entered the Twilight Zone […]

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The Democrats’ Terrible Week = Donald Trump’s Best Week

The Democrats’ Terrible Week = Donald Trump’s Best Week

on February 6, 2020, 7:03 AM / in Opinion

By Erick Erickson | The Resurgent It would have been hard to orchestrate a worse week for Democrats. From Iowa to impeachment, the political winds shifted against them. Nancy Pelosi, only a few months ago, had been praised by the American political press as a strategic genius. Her role in orchestrating the impeachment of President Trump had her declared a […]

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Uncle Sam Doubles Down on His Spending Addiction

Uncle Sam Doubles Down on His Spending Addiction

on February 6, 2020, 7:01 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Veronique de Rugy  |  TownHall My fellow taxpayers, this is your quarterly warning that Uncle Sam is not a good steward of your money. The Congressional Budget Office just released its most recent 10-year projections for federal spending and revenues. The picture is not pretty. A quick overview: This fiscal year, 2020, the federal government will collect $3.6 trillion […]

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They Do But Sleep

They Do But Sleep

on February 6, 2020, 6:52 AM / in Opinion, Religion

I am the resurrection and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. Believest thou this?  John 11: 25-26 Let me again make reference to the battle cry of the German left-wing rioters – “We bring you hell!” That has always been the […]

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John Solomon’s Laptop With Info on Bidens Stolen From His Car

John Solomon’s Laptop With Info on Bidens Stolen From His Car

on February 6, 2020, 6:43 AM / in National News

Written by  Warren Mass  Investigative reporter John Solomon — whose Ukraine-related reports may have influenced President Trump to request that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky look into the activities of Joe Biden, providing fodder for the House’s impeachment inquiry — had his laptop computer stolen on the eve of the Senate impeachment trial on January 16. Solomon told Real Clear Investigations (RCI), which broke […]

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Iowa Results: Democrat Party Bumbles, Biden Tumbles, and Sanders Grumbles as Buttigieg Bounces

Iowa Results: Democrat Party Bumbles, Biden Tumbles, and Sanders Grumbles as Buttigieg Bounces

on February 6, 2020, 6:39 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Selwyn Duke The Democrats’ much-awaited primaries began like their Trump-Russia-collusion claims and the impeachment effort ended for them: in disaster. Not only did an app created by Hillary Clinton campaign veterans fail to perform and thus delay Iowa caucus results, but Democrat establishment pick Joe Biden appears to have under-performed and currently has zero delegates. With 71 percent of […]

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When Buying Car Insurance, Bigger Isn’t Better

When Buying Car Insurance, Bigger Isn’t Better

on February 6, 2020, 6:25 AM / in National News

The biggest advertisers rank middling or lower in CR’s latest car insurance ratings, and USAA is tops on all counts By Tobie Stanger  |   Consumer Reports Big car insurers like Geico, Progressive, and Allstate may be more recognizable, but it’s the lesser-known insurers that earn higher satisfaction scores in CR’s latest member survey about car insurance. In fact, of the […]

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Retiring Old Glory

Retiring Old Glory

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

When the United States flag (Old Glory) becomes worn, torn, faded or badly soiled, it is time to replace it with a new flag, and the old flag should be “retired” with all the dignity and respect befitting our nation’s flag. The traditional method of retirement is to incinerate the flag, but this does not mean that one should simply […]

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