Archive for February 18th, 2020

Nashville Channel 5 news runs “investigation” calling for criminal sanctions against victims of crime

Nashville Channel 5 news runs “investigation” calling for criminal sanctions against victims of crime

on February 18, 2020, 9:57 AM / in Opinion, State News

On Monday, February 17, 2020, Newschannel 5 in Nashville ran an investigative report by reporter Phil Williams on the issue of the rising numbers of guns being stolen from cars in the Nashville area.  The news report highlighted how possible two weapons, which Channel 5 claims were stolen from two separate private vehicles, were seized from the juveniles who were investigated and […]

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ASU MEXICAN CAMPUS

on February 18, 2020, 9:52 AM / in State News

There was a story in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette yesterday concerning the failures of Ark. State University’s campus in Mexico.  They stated that no taxpayers’ money was involved in the scheme (not true) and left out many suspicious, if not criminal activities involved.  Below are just 2 articles written about the subject. If you are interested in more details log on […]

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The latest on the Astros scandal: The only remedy for cheating in life

The latest on the Astros scandal: The only remedy for cheating in life

on February 18, 2020, 9:08 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison “Spring training means flowers, people coming outdoors, sunshine, optimism, and baseball. Spring training is a time to think about being young again.” So said the great Ernie Banks, the most optimistic of all optimistic baseball players. Baseball has been called the “national pastime” since at least 1856. Now that spring training has begun, “hope springs eternal” yet […]

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Ignorance Easier than Understanding (RR)

Ignorance Easier than Understanding (RR)

on February 18, 2020, 9:06 AM / in Opinion

“NOT UNDERSTANDING THE CONSTITUTION” by OPOVV, ©2020 “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to ‘The Pulse of the Nation,’ your stop for what you need to know to make it through another day. Did I read that right? What happened to the ‘hear it here’? Oh, sorry, we’ll just edit it out. Okay, we’re back on our corner, across the street from the […]

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Bloomberg qualifies for his first debate

Bloomberg qualifies for his first debate

on February 18, 2020, 9:02 AM / in National News

Former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg on Tuesday qualified to participate in his first Democratic presidential primary debate. With 19 percent support in an NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll, the business-media billionaire earned a spot in the Feb. 19 debate in Las Vegas. Former Vice President Joe Biden, former South Bend, Indiana, mayor Pete Buttigieg, and Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Bernie […]

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Taliban leader says peace deal with U.S. to be signed this month

on February 18, 2020, 8:59 AM / in International News

A senior Taliban leader reportedly said Monday that the Islamist group had reached a peace deal with the U.S. and that “both sides have agreed to sign the agreement by the end of this month.” The Washington Post reported that the Taliban official, Mullah Abdul Salam Hanafi, said in a video shared with journalists that “both sides have initiated the […]

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Why I Try Not To Buy from Amazon: Amazon’s Bezos creates $10 billion fund to fight climate change

on February 18, 2020, 8:57 AM / in National News

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos announced Monday that he was forming the Bezos Earth Fund and providing $10 billion to fight climate change. The money will go toward grants to scientists and activists. “Climate change is the biggest threat to our planet,” Bezos said on Instagram. “I want to work alongside others both to amplify known ways and to […]

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Expert predicts China’s coronavirus outbreak will soon plateau

on February 18, 2020, 8:56 AM / in International News

China reported 98 more deaths from coronavirus on Tuesday, and 1,886 new infections, bringing the death toll in mainland China to 1,868 with more than 72,000 confirmed cases. A widely-respected neurologist, Liu Zhiming, died despite a “full effort rescue,” according to the health commission in Wuhan, the city in Hubei province that is the epicenter of the outbreak. Eight front-line […]

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Virginia lawmakers block assault weapons ban

Virginia lawmakers block assault weapons ban

on February 18, 2020, 8:54 AM / in State News

Virginia state senators on Monday rejected Gov. Ralph Northam’s (D) push to ban the sale of assault weapons, with four moderate Democrats on the State Senate Judiciary Committee joining Republicans to shelve the bill. Northam has tried to use his party’s new majorities in both houses of the state legislature to pass a broad package of gun-control laws. “We will […]

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People Power: VA Ban Defeated; WA Gun Owners Can Take a Lesson

People Power: VA Ban Defeated; WA Gun Owners Can Take a Lesson

on February 18, 2020, 8:52 AM / in National News, Opinion

by Dave Workman U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- News erupted Monday morning that the proposed ban on so-called “assault weapons” in Virginia—the measure supported by anti-gun Gov. Ralph Northam—was “shelved” in committee on a 10-5 bipartisan vote, handing the governor an embarrassing defeat. According to Fox News, the vote saw four moderate Democrats cross party lines. It came a month after an estimated 22,000 heavily-armed Virginians and […]

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“If You Show Up with Cancer and You’re 95 – We Should Say We Can’t Do Anything” – Bloomberg Explains How Healthcare will Bankrupt Us Unless We Deny Care to Elderly

on February 18, 2020, 8:48 AM / in National News

A new video posted on Sunday shows former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg explaining how healthcare will “bankrupt us,” unless we deny care to the elderly. Mike Bloomberg: All of these costs keep going up. Nobody wants to pay anymore money. And at the rate we’re going healthcare is going to bankrupt us. So not only do we have a […]

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Boy Scouts Of America Files For Bankruptcy

on February 18, 2020, 8:40 AM / in National News

The Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy overnight. The organization said the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing will allow it to create a compensation fund for sexual abuse victims. The BSA is facing hundreds of lawsuits from men who allege they were sexually abused when they were Boy Scouts. The bankruptcy filing now temporarily halts those lawsuits and blocks any […]

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Know-Nothings

on February 18, 2020, 8:37 AM / in History

Good morning. It’s Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. Despite its obvious flaws, the two-party system has proved enduring in this country. So has a latent desire among the electorate for more options. But despite the obvious vacuum, which is particularly acute today, third (or fourth) political parties don’t tend to arise from the ideological center. The passion that it takes to […]

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Remembering the Planets and what the heck happened to Pluto

Remembering the Planets and what the heck happened to Pluto

on February 18, 2020, 6:12 AM / in History

My very earnest mother just stole uncle Ned’s Pants… got a kick in the rear.  In 1930, Originally thought to be ninth planet of our solar system, Pluto, was discovered by Claude W. Tombaugh at Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona; it was announced March 13. Pluto was originally considered the ninth planet from the Sun. Its status as a major planet […]

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February 18th in History

February 18th in History

on February 18, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, News

February 18 is the 49th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 316 days remaining until the end of the year (317 in leap years). Holidays Christian Feast Day: Bernadette Soubirous (France) Colmán of Lindisfarne Flavian of Constantinople Simeon of Jerusalem (Western Christianity) February 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Earliest day on which Wife’s Day or Konudagur can […]

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Solitude and Service

Solitude and Service

on February 18, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

He welcomed them and spoke to them about the kingdom of God, and healed those who needed healing.   Luke 9:11 Comedian Fred Allen said, “A celebrity is a person who works hard all his life to become well-known, then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.” Fame often brings loss of privacy along with a relentless frenzy of attention. When […]

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Quote for Today February 18th

Quote for Today February 18th

on February 18, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

If ignorance were treasure, the American political class must be declared wealthier than Midas. “Ignorance, my poor dear Americans, will not save you, nor will your ceaseless pathetic bleatings of excuses, justifications and rationalizations save you from the rank harvest of what you have so assiduously sown for the past five years. Indeed, your excuses and rationalizations push My poisoned blade […]

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