Archive for March 14th, 2020

Pelosi, Trump strike deal on coronavirus response package

on March 14, 2020, 7:12 AM / in National News

By Sylvan Lane Pelosi, Trump strike deal on coronavirus response package: Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Friday she had a deal with President Trump on a multibillion-dollar stimulus package aimed at assisting millions of Americans directly hurt by the coronavirus outbreak. The agreement purportedly struck Friday aims to ease some of the economic stress by providing financial assistance to those […]

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Tennessee Legislature to exclude citizens from Legislative offices, hearings and activities!

on March 14, 2020, 7:06 AM / in State News

News reports are coming out Friday afternoon that Governor Lee, Lt. Gov. McNally and Speaker Sexton have issued orders to close the capitol and the legislature’s offices and committee rooms effective immediately to the public, advocacy groups, and paid lobbyists! Can these elected officials constitutionally exclude the public from the capitol and the legislature while they continue to conduct public […]

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A Reasoned Look at the Coronavirus

on March 14, 2020, 7:04 AM / in Opinion

There is a quote that is ironically attributed to multiple sources, my favorite version of which is “a lie can travel halfway around the world before the truth even puts its boots on.”  Both Mark Twain & Winston Churchill are variously credited with this astute observation. With all the panic and fear-mongering being spread at a rate that itself is […]

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Mao’s Great Leap Forward ‘killed 45 million in four years’

on March 14, 2020, 6:11 AM / in History

Arifa Akbar @arifa_akbar  |  Arts Correspondent  |  INDEPENDENT Mao Zedong, founder of the People’s Republic of China, qualifies as the greatest mass murderer in world history, an expert who had unprecedented access to official Communist Party archives said yesterday. Speaking at The Independent Woodstock Literary Festival, Frank Dikötter, a Hong Kong-based historian, said he found that during the time that Mao was enforcing […]

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Quote for Today March 14th

Quote for Today March 14th

on March 14, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” Benjamin Franklin One of my students suggested this meant: There is a large difference between working on something with no purpose or dedication to achieving a goal, and actually acting on what you want to do and working with it until it comes to fruition. […]

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March 14th in History

March 14th in History

on March 14, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

March 14 is the 73rd day of the year (74th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 292 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Leobinus Matilda Constitution Day (Andorra) Earliest day on which Lazarus Saturday can fall, while April 17 is the latest; observed on the day before Palm Sunday. (Eastern Orthodox […]

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My Personal Space

My Personal Space

on March 14, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

We do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize with our weaknesses. Hebrews 4:15 An industrial design graduate from a Singapore university was challenged in a workshop to come up with a novel solution to a common problem using only ordinary objects. She created a vest to protect one’s personal space from being invaded while traveling in […]

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