Archive for February 20th, 2020

How to be a Farmer

How to be a Farmer

on February 20, 2020, 9:37 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Justice Department Worried About Barr Exposing Them

Justice Department Worried About Barr Exposing Them

on February 20, 2020, 9:33 AM / in Opinion

There are playing both sides of the fence in the Department of Justice.  The number one thing that everyone inside that department is afraid of is exposure.  Corruption has been shown to the American people at every corner of Washington. Still, only handfuls of people realize what is happening.  It is coming to pass, the swamp is being drained, and […]

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In first debate with Bloomberg, Dems slam the former mayor

on February 20, 2020, 9:15 AM / in National News

By Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver For the first time, a national debate stage was waiting for former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Unfortunately for him, his Democratic rivals were waiting, too.  Bloomberg, who has risen fast in Democratic primary polls, was the center of attacks on Wednesday night, including his city’s now-condemned “stop-and-frisk” law enforcement policy, his achievements as […]

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Mike Bloomberg joins the Democratic presidential debate: Net worth and eternal worth

Mike Bloomberg joins the Democratic presidential debate: Net worth and eternal worth

on February 20, 2020, 9:10 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison Last night’s ninth Democratic Party presidential debate was the first to include former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg. Commentators this morning disagree on who won and who lost (a Fox writer considers Elizabeth Warren the only winner, while a CNN columnist thinks everyone won but Bloomberg and Amy Klobuchar). As I watched the debate, I thought that the participation of these […]

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The Looming Collision between Electric Vehicles and Green Energy

The Looming Collision between Electric Vehicles and Green Energy

on February 20, 2020, 9:06 AM / in National News, Opinion

by Viv Forbes, Executive Director, The Saltbush Club, ©2020 Two green-dream fantasies are heading for a massive and costly collision. Firstly they dream of generating all grid power from wind/solar propped up by battery storage (such as lots of giant Tesla batteries and pumped hydro). Secondly they dream of replacing all petrol/diesel/gas cars, trucks and buses with electric vehicles, powered by […]

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Yang hired as CNN political analyst

on February 20, 2020, 9:04 AM / in National News

Entrepreneur Andrew Yang, who ended his Democratic presidential bid last week, has agreed to join CNN as a political analyst, the network announced Wednesday. Yang worked Wednesday night at the Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas, where the remaining Democratic candidates participated in their last forum before the Nevada caucuses Saturday. Yang said Wednesday he’s “excited” for his new role, […]

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Pennsylvania Catholic diocese files for bankruptcy protection

on February 20, 2020, 9:02 AM / in State News

The Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg on Wednesday became the first in Pennsylvania to file for bankruptcy protection, a move that followed the August announcement that the diocese paid $12 million to more than 100 people to settle claims of sexual abuse filed against clergy and others working in the diocese. In 2018, a grand jury found that more than 300 […]

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Sanders takes double-digit lead in 3rd straight national poll

Sanders takes double-digit lead in 3rd straight national poll

on February 20, 2020, 8:59 AM / in National News

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has taken a widening, double-digit lead in a third straight national poll. After establishing himself as a frontrunner in Iowa and New Hampshire nominating contests, Sanders received the backing of 32 percent of random adults surveyed in a Washington Post-ABC News survey released Wednesday. He rose from 23 percent in the same poll in January. Former […]

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Pentagon official who cleared release of Ukraine aid resigns

on February 20, 2020, 8:57 AM / in National News

Top Pentagon policy official John Rood resigned on Wednesday. Rood initially certified Ukraine’s anti-corruption progress to clear the release of U.S. aid last year, and expressed concerns when the $250 million was frozen. The Trump administration decision to halt the security aid as it pushed for Ukraine to investigate Democrats was the focus of the impeachment charges against President Trump. […]

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Trump picks loyalist as acting director of national intelligence

Trump picks loyalist as acting director of national intelligence

on February 20, 2020, 8:55 AM / in National News

President Trump named U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell as acting director of national intelligence on Wednesday night. Grenell has little experience in intelligence, but is known as a Trump loyalist. The appointment puts one of Trump’s most vocal defenders at the top of an intelligence community Trump has sometimes battled. The director of national intelligence oversees the nation’s 17 […]

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Advantage: Bernie Sanders (and Donald Trump)

on February 20, 2020, 8:53 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Erick-Woods Erickson  |  The Resurgent Bloomberg should not have gotten on that debate stage. Ouch. The headlines in Vegas could write themselves after last night’s debate. Ouch. “Pocahantas went on the warpath against Bloomberg.” “Bloomberg takes a gamble in Vegas.” “Bloomberg stopped and frisked in Nevada.” “Snake eyes for Bloomberg” It was a really bad night for Mike Bloomberg. […]

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9 Killed In German Hookah Bar Shootings

on February 20, 2020, 8:47 AM / in International News

A gunman attacked two hookah bars in Hanau, Germany, Wednesday night, killing nine people. Multiple others were injured, including at least one who is in serious condition. Hanau is a city of 100,000 residents located about 12 miles east of Frankfurt. Some of the victims were reportedly of Kurdish descent. Police later found the 43-year-old suspect dead in his home, […]

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News from Real Clear Politics Feb. 20th, 2020

News from Real Clear Politics Feb. 20th, 2020

on February 20, 2020, 8:42 AM / in National News

Bloomberg’s High-Stakes Debut Is a Bust. Susan Crabtree has this analysis of last night’s debate. Minnesota Nice Gets Nasty: Klobuchar Snaps at Buttigieg. Phil Wegmann recaps the Las Vegas sideshow. Bloomberg Survives His First Debate But Falls Off a Tractor. Charles Lipson writes that the newcomer to the race exposed his vulnerabilities as a candidate, particularly his lack of a […]

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Flyboy Valor

on February 20, 2020, 8:40 AM / in History

Good morning. It’s Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. That was some debate in Nevada last night — and when television cameras are involved, what happens in Vegas definitely doesn’t stay in Vegas. I was up too late watching and up too early this morning editing, so I’ve reached into the vault to reprise a topic I’ve written about before — the […]

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Kansas Anti-Raw Milk Bills Possible In Any State

on February 20, 2020, 8:38 AM / in State News

H/T Alexia Currently, raw milk is legal to sell directly from the farm. But last week, the Kansas Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee held hearings on two anti-raw milk bills. One would completely ban the sale of raw milk in Kansas and the other would place more regulation on farms selling raw milk. The hearings were scheduled with less […]

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DADDY’S TRICK

DADDY’S TRICK

on February 20, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories

The little boy greeted his grandmother with a hug and said, “I’m so happy to see you, Grandma. Now maybe Daddy will do the trick he has been promising us.” The grandmother was curious. “What trick is that, dear?” she asked. The little boy replied, “I heard Daddy tell Mommy that he would climb the walls if you came to […]

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Quote For Today; February 20th

Quote For Today; February 20th

on February 20, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, People

To prevent government from becoming corrupt and tyrannous, its organization and methods should be as simple as possible, its functions be restricted to those necessary to the common welfare, and in all its parts it should be kept as close to the people and as directly within their control as may be.  Henry George Henry George was an American economic […]

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Four Ways to Look

Four Ways to Look

on February 20, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I will consider all your works and meditate on all your mighty deeds.  Psalm 77:12 Joan was struggling with some difficult issues with her children when she sat down for a worship service. Exhausted, she wanted to “resign” from motherhood. Then the speaker began to share encouragement for those who feel like quitting. These four thoughts that Joan heard that […]

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February 20th in History

February 20th in History

on February 20, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

February 20 is the 51st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 314 days remaining until the end of the year (315 in leap years). Holidays Christian Feast Day: Eucherius of Orleans Eleutherius of Tournai Wulfric of Haselbury Frederick Douglass (Episcopal Church (USA)) February 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) World Day of Social Justice (International) History In 1339,  […]

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