Archive for March 11th, 2020

What The Hell Is It Going To Take?

on March 11, 2020, 9:01 AM / in History, Opinion

If I were to ask you what led to the American Revolution, or our war for independence, could you answer with any accuracy; or would you just say that it began when the Founders issued the Declaration of Independence? Years after leaving public office John Adams once again began corresponding with Thomas Jefferson; having drifted apart from him when Jefferson […]

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Joe Biden: Father of the Drug War’s Asset Forfeiture Program

Joe Biden: Father of the Drug War’s Asset Forfeiture Program

on March 11, 2020, 8:12 AM / in National News

In 1991, Maui police officers showed up at the home of Frances and Joseph Lopes. One officer showed his badge and said, “Let’s go into the house, and we will explain things to you.” Once he was inside, the explanation was simple: “We’re taking the house.” The Lopses were far from wealthy. They worked on a sugar plantation for nearly […]

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Esper postpones trip to help with coronavirus response

on March 11, 2020, 7:50 AM / in National News

By Ellen Mitchell Defense Secretary Mark Esper is postponing a trip abroad “out of an abundance of caution” to lead the Pentagon’s response to coronavirus, the department said Tuesday. “Out of an abundance of caution, Secretary of Defense @EsperDOD has decided to postpone his travel to India, Uzbekistan, and Pakistan until a later date to remain in the U.S. to help manage the @DeptofDefense […]

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Trump was correct about Biden – there’s something not right there

on March 11, 2020, 7:43 AM / in Opinion

One of Trump’s gifts is saying what other people are already thinking but don’t want to admit out loud. That was the case during Thursday’s Fox News town hall, which was the most-watched election town hall in cable news history, with 4.2 million viewers. It was before those viewers that Trump — after alluding to Joe Biden’s gaffes about “Super Thursday” […]

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Biden, Bugs, and the General

on March 11, 2020, 7:36 AM / in Opinion

By Erick Erickson I have a bunch of assorted thoughts this morning and didn’t want to try a deep dive as my caffeine hasn’t kicked in yet. But there are some things I think we all need to pay attention to. The mental competency question For four years now, the media has been droning on and on about President Trump’s […]

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Minnesota Carry Soars; Everytown, Brady Groups Endorse Biden

Minnesota Carry Soars; Everytown, Brady Groups Endorse Biden

on March 11, 2020, 7:33 AM / in National News, Opinion

  by Dave Workman (Ammoland.com)- The Minneapolis Star Tribune is reporting a surge in carry permits with a record 301,268 now active in the state, with more than 51,400 issued in 2019, while on the national scene, Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety has endorsed Joe Biden for president, cementing his anti-gun credentials. Biden won the Minnesota primary March 3. In Minnesota, the […]

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U.K. health minister announces she has coronavirus

U.K. health minister announces she has coronavirus

on March 11, 2020, 7:23 AM / in International News

British Conservative politician Nadine Dorries has become the first member of Parliament to test positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus. Dorries, who is also a health minister, said she is now quarantined at home and her office has been closed. With the outbreak continuing to spread rapidly worldwide, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that it was suspending “most […]

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So Let’s Look At Biden’s Official Record on Gun’s

So Let’s Look At Biden’s Official Record on Gun’s

on March 11, 2020, 7:21 AM / in National News

Joe Biden on Gun Control Former Vice President; previously Democratic Senator (DE) “I beat the NRA twice: AR-15s & high-capacity magazines“ “I’m the only one on this stage who has taken on the NRA and beat them twice. We were able to get assault weapons off the streets for 10 years. The way to deal with AR-15s and assault weapons […]

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Biden clashes with auto worker over guns

on March 11, 2020, 7:04 AM / in National News

Former Vice President Joe Biden, the leading candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, got into a heated exchange with a Detroit factory worker over gun policy on Tuesday. While Biden was touring an auto plant, a worker accused him of “actively trying to end our Second Amendment right.” Biden responded: “You’re full of s—,” adding, “I support the Second Amendment.” […]

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New York imposes coronavirus containment area

on March 11, 2020, 7:01 AM / in State News

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced that the state is establishing a coronavirus “containment area” in New Rochelle, just north of New York City. The small city in Westchester County has become the epicenter of coronavirus cases in the state, with what “is probably the largest cluster of these cases in the United States,” Cuomo said. The state […]

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President Trump pitches stimulus to counter coronavirus fallout

on March 11, 2020, 6:51 AM / in National News

President Trump on Tuesday met with Republican lawmakers on Capitol Hill to propose an economic stimulus package to counter fallout from the coronavirus outbreak. Trump’s plan includes temporarily slashing payroll taxes to zero, and providing relief to hard-hit industries, including tourism. Some Republicans reportedly reacted coolly to the idea of cutting payroll taxes. Trump said “there’s great unity within the […]

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Harvard Moves Classes Online, Tells Students Not to Return After Spring Break Due to Coronavirus

Harvard Moves Classes Online, Tells Students Not to Return After Spring Break Due to Coronavirus

on March 11, 2020, 6:47 AM / in National News

BY GQ PAN  |  Epoch Times Harvard University is moving classes online and telling students not to return after spring break, as the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the country continues to rise. According to the Ivy League school’s academic calendar, spring break officially begins on March 16 and ends on March 22. The day after that, students are expected to stay at home and […]

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If Just One Man Defies Tyranny, Freedom Still Lives

on March 11, 2020, 6:40 AM / in Opinion

By Ron Ewart “If men within themselves would be governed by reason, and not generally give up their understanding to a double tyranny, of custom from without, and blind affections within; they would discern better what it is to favor and uphold the tyrant of a nation.  But being slaves, no wonder that they strive so much to have the […]

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Biden defeats Sanders in Idaho primary

Biden defeats Sanders in Idaho primary

on March 11, 2020, 6:35 AM / in National News

BY TAL AXELROD  |  THE HILL Former Vice President Joe Biden defeated Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in Idaho’s primary on Tuesday, flipping a state Sanders had won in 2016. The Associated Press called the race for Biden just after 1 a.m. Wednesday. The former vice president led Sanders by nearly 5,500 votes with about 77 percent of precincts reporting. Idaho’s primary, one of six nominating contests […]

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Football Coach Fired for Praying Likely To Get Case Reviewed by Supreme Court

Football Coach Fired for Praying Likely To Get Case Reviewed by Supreme Court

on March 11, 2020, 6:26 AM / in National News

U.S. District Court Judge Ronald Leighton ruled against Bremerton High School’s football coach Joe Kennedy last week, saying that “although the Court is sympathetic to Kennedy’s desire to follow his beliefs, the former must give way to the latter in this case.” The “latter” to which Leighton referred is the right of Bremerton High School to fire the coach when he took […]

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Biden Considering Obama Administration Figures for Cabinet Posts

Biden Considering Obama Administration Figures for Cabinet Posts

on March 11, 2020, 6:23 AM / in National News

 by  Warren Mass Following the Super Tuesday presidential primaries, it seems likely that former Vice President Joe Biden will become the Democratic Party’s nominee for president in this year’s election. Speculation has grown concerning what a Biden administration might look like. This speculation increased after sources within the Biden campaign gave the news website Axios a list of names the candidate […]

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Constitution Check: How free are students to comment on public policy issues?

Constitution Check: How free are students to comment on public policy issues?

on March 11, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

Lyle Denniston looks at a recent free speech case involving students and why the Supreme Court itself has never deviated from the teaching moment that was the Tinker decision. THE STATEMENTS AT ISSUE: “Tinker v. Des Moines Independent School District is known throughout the school law community as the high-water mark of student free speech rights….This case is not Tinker.  […]

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Don’t Quit!

Don’t Quit!

on March 11, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith.  Hebrews 12:1-2 In 1952 Florence Chadwick attempted to swim 26 miles from the coast of California to Catalina Island. After 15 hours, a heavy fog began to block her view, she became disoriented, and she gave up. To […]

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Quote for Today March 11

Quote for Today March 11

on March 11, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

“The value of liberty was thus enhanced in our estimation by the difficulty of its attainment, and the worth of characters appreciated by the trial of adversity.” George Washington George Washington (letter to the people of South Carolina, Circa  (1790) Reference: Maxims of George Washington, Schroeder, ed. (16); original The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Fitzpatrick, ed., vol. 31 (67) TO THE PEOPLE […]

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March 11th In History

March 11th In History

on March 11, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

March 11 is the 70th day of the year (71st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 295 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Aengus the Culdee Alberta of Agen Aurea of San Millán Constantine Blessed John Righi Sophronius of Jerusalem Vindician Johnny Appleseed Day (United States) Moshoeshoe Day (Lesotho) Reestablishment of […]

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