Archive for February 21st, 2020

Well done, Billy Graham – you’re home now

Well done, Billy Graham – you’re home now

on February 21, 2020, 3:48 PM / in People, Religion

By Charlie Butts (OneNewsNow.com) Evangelist the Rev. Billy Graham has died at his home in North Carolina at age 99. Some of the most notable people within evangelical Christian circles remember Graham’s impact. Dr. Richard Land, president of Southern Evangelical Seminary (Charlotte, NC) and former head of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, believes that “if there were an evangelical Mt. […]

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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 21, 2020, 8:32 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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Morgan Stanley to buy E-Trade for $13 billion

Morgan Stanley to buy E-Trade for $13 billion

on February 21, 2020, 8:25 AM / in National News

Morgan Stanley is buying online brokerage E-Trade Financial in an all-stock deal worth about $13 billion. The acquisition combines the resources of Morgan Stanley, an investment bank that caters to huge investors, with a pioneer of online financial services that helped bring waves of small-time individual stock buyers into the market. E-Trade’s low-cost, no-frills offerings helped drive competition that has […]

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NSC adviser reassigned after ‘Anonymous’ author speculation

NSC adviser reassigned after ‘Anonymous’ author speculation

on February 21, 2020, 8:22 AM / in National News

Deputy National Security Adviser Victoria Coates is being transferred from the National Security Council to the Energy Department, the council announced Thursday. The move followed rumors that Coates was the unnamed administration official who wrote a 2018 New York Times op-ed titled “A Warning” by Anonymous. A top White House official said the decision to reassign Coates had nothing to […]

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Roger Stone sentenced to 40 months in prison

on February 21, 2020, 8:20 AM / in National News

A federal judge on Thursday sentenced President Trump’s longtime adviser Roger Stone to 40 months in prison for lying to Congress and witness tampering in an effort to help Trump by obstructing an investigation into Russian election meddling. The decision came after infighting at the Justice Department over Attorney General William Barr’s overruling of prosecutors’ recommendation that Stone be sentenced […]

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The Democrats’ personalities were exposed in Nevada, and it wasn’t pretty

The Democrats’ personalities were exposed in Nevada, and it wasn’t pretty

on February 21, 2020, 8:00 AM / in Opinion

Wednesday night’s Democrat debate in Nevada allowed for a sharp focus on the candidates’ personalities.  It wasn’t pretty.  They were the six unappealing dwarfs — Supercilious, Shrill, Angry, Confused, Smug…and that unpleasant nameless something that is Klobuchar. This was Elizabeth Warren’s debate, for she aggressively dominated the available airtime.  As the debate progressed, the other candidates fell silent when she spoke out of […]

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Was the Debate Beat Down Fatal for Mayor Mike?

Was the Debate Beat Down Fatal for Mayor Mike?

on February 21, 2020, 7:56 AM / in Opinion

Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Vice President Biden are being told that if they do not get out of the race and clear the lane for the mayor, they will get a socialist as their nominee, and the party will deserve the fate November will bring — a second term for Trump. Wednesday night in Las Vegas, Mayor […]

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New Hampshire Police Chief Walks Home in Underwear After Town Dissolves Police Department

New Hampshire Police Chief Walks Home in Underwear After Town Dissolves Police Department

on February 21, 2020, 7:48 AM / in State News

The snowstorm and outside temperature of minus three degrees Celsius (26 degrees Fahrenheit) did not prevent the police chief from walking about 1.6 kilometres (a mile) nearly naked, as he was apparently too upset to bother about the weather outside. Richard Lee, a police chief from the small town of Croydon, New Hampshire, stripped off his uniform and headed for […]

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Chris Matthews Still Worried About Repeat of ’72: Sanders Must Be Opposed

Chris Matthews Still Worried About Repeat of ’72: Sanders Must Be Opposed

on February 21, 2020, 7:44 AM / in National News

Written by  R. Cort Kirkwood About a year ago, moderate liberal Democrats began sounding the alarm that a radical-left presidential candidacy would end in a McGovern-like defeat in 2020. The Green New Deal and Medicare for All are examples of non-starters, the moderates said, and pushing them and other radical ideas will end in disaster. MSNBC’s Chris Matthews was one of […]

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Boy Scouts Have Muslim Troops — Who Don’t Pledge Allegiance to America

Boy Scouts Have Muslim Troops — Who Don’t Pledge Allegiance to America

on February 21, 2020, 7:39 AM / in National News

Written by  Selwyn Duke The organization once known as the Boy Scouts of America just filed for bankruptcy in court, but some would say it became morally and philosophically bankrupt quite a while back. Some years ago it allowed openly homosexual boys in its ranks, then openly homosexual adult leaders; next came “transgender” kids and girls and the removal of “boy” […]

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6 myths about the history of Black people in America

6 myths about the history of Black people in America

on February 21, 2020, 7:33 AM / in History

Six historians weigh in on the biggest misconceptions about black history, including the Tuskegee experiment and enslaved people’s finances. By Jessica Machado and Karen Turner  To study American history is often an exercise in learning partial truths and patriotic fables. Textbooks and curricula throughout the country continue to center the white experience, with Black people often quarantined to a short section about slavery and quotes […]

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US Boosts Pressure on Tehran, As EU Seeks to Engage With Regime

US Boosts Pressure on Tehran, As EU Seeks to Engage With Regime

on February 21, 2020, 7:29 AM / in International News, National News

(CNSNews.com) – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced new sanctions on Iranian regime officials ahead of elections on Friday, but as the administration steps up its “maximum pressure” campaign, two of Pompeo’s European counterparts are heading for Tehran for talks with the leadership. Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok is scheduled to meet with President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Javad […]

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Katie Hill: Let’s Face It, “Biphobia” Is Part Of The Reason My Scandal Exploded And Forced Me Out Of Congress

Katie Hill: Let’s Face It, “Biphobia” Is Part Of The Reason My Scandal Exploded And Forced Me Out Of Congress

on February 21, 2020, 7:27 AM / in Opinion

This isn’t even the most cynical identity-politics pander by a Democratic politician in the news today. Karen has a post coming up about Elizabeth Warren’s newfound love of Super PACs and I don’t want to step on it, but take a minute to watch this clip. Warren opposed having her own Super PAC because she didn’t want to encourage “dark […]

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‘It’s just easier to kick a kid out’: Progress is elusive three years after school discipline reforms in Michigan

‘It’s just easier to kick a kid out’: Progress is elusive three years after school discipline reforms in Michigan

on February 21, 2020, 7:15 AM / in Opinion, State News

By Koby Levin  |  ChalkBeat  On a Sunday afternoon last summer, four children slipped into their Detroit charter school through an unlocked window, took popsicles from a refrigerator, and fled. What happened next wasn’t supposed to happen anymore in Michigan. The students — two girls ages 9 and 10, and two 13-year-old boys — were suspended for the rest of the school […]

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Bloomberg’s money can’t make rotten fruit look attractive

Bloomberg’s money can’t make rotten fruit look attractive

on February 21, 2020, 7:05 AM / in Opinion

By Charles Wills   |   Canada Free Press They only oppose Bloomberg because he’s wealthier than they are. If Bloomberg wins the nomination, he will buy his Democrat opponents off The Democrat National Committee changed the debate qualification rules to allow Michael Bloomberg to participate in the debate last night. Democrats already scraped the bottom of the barrel before they found their […]

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Judicial-Nominations Update

on February 21, 2020, 6:39 AM / in National News

The second session of the 116th Congress notably began with President Trump’s impeachment trial consuming the Senate’s attention, but as soon as it was over, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell returned to the business of confirming judges. Within a half hour of the Senate’s adjournment as a court of impeachment on February 5, McConnell filed cloture on five judicial nominations, including […]

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Army has no plans to curtail personnel growth or cut force structure

Army has no plans to curtail personnel growth or cut force structure

on February 21, 2020, 6:37 AM / in National News

The Army doesn’t plan to cut into its planned end-strength growth as long as the operations tempo remains high, the service secretary and Army chief of staff said during a press gaggle Wednesday. “When you have tough [deploy]-to-dwell ratios like we face, we got to continue to grow or we got to reduce demand,” said Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy. “This is simple economics.” The […]

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Trump Administration Targets Your ‘Warrant-Proof’ Encrypted Messages

Trump Administration Targets Your ‘Warrant-Proof’ Encrypted Messages

on February 21, 2020, 6:34 AM / in National News

By Martin Kaste | NPR The Trump administration has revived the debate over “end-to-end encryption” — systems so secure that the tech companies themselves aren’t able to read the messages, even when police present them with a warrant. “It is hard to overstate how perilous this is,” U.S. Attorney General William Barr said in a speech last fall. “By enabling […]

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Quote for Today; February 21st

Quote for Today; February 21st

on February 21, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, People

It is not democracy but unlimited government that is objectionable, and I do not see why the people should not learn to limit the scope of majority rule as well as that of any other form of government. At any rate, the advantages of democracy as a method of peaceful change and of political education seem to be so great […]

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American Minute with Bill Federer “Hatred of the Mussulmen towards the infidels is in just accordance with the precepts of the Koran.”

American Minute with Bill Federer “Hatred of the Mussulmen towards the infidels is in just accordance with the precepts of the Koran.”

on February 21, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

On FEBRUARY 21, 1848, ‘Old Man Eloquent’ John Quincy Adams suffered a stroke at his desk in the House chamber. He had just given an impassioned speech against the Democrat plan to expand slavery into the Western territories acquired after the Mexican-American War. He died 2 days later without regaining consciousness. A bronze marker on the U.S. House floor indicates […]

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