Archive for March 18th, 2020

More State Business Stuff

on March 18, 2020, 8:55 AM / in State News

This is a very interesting article about the BEP Program: State Commission Report: State and Local Education Funding for K-12 Exceeded Basic Education Program Requirements by $2.1 Billion in 2017-18 March 9, 2020 Laura Baigert According to a state commission report that studied education funding for fiscal year 2017-2018, the combined state and local government funding exceeded the Basic Education Program […]

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Tennessee Addresses it’s big business

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

I am sure that you want to know what the legislature is doing.  Here is the latest: Tennessee General Assembly Addresses Procedures and Bills Deemed Necessary to Pass a Budget for Fiscal Year 2021, Including Two That Raise Taxes The Tennessee General Assembly adjusted schedules at the start of the week for Tuesday to address only those procedures and bills […]

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When will the pandemic end? Hoping in hope or hoping in God

When will the pandemic end? Hoping in hope or hoping in God

on March 18, 2020, 8:51 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison Starbucks is offering free therapy to all its employees, and for understandable reasons. The number of identified coronavirus cases in the US surged past five thousand yesterday. The government’s economic stimulus is set to quickly balloon into trillion-dollar territory as the economy stalls from the coronavirus crisis. And the FAA has begun sending some employees home as coronavirus spreads among federal […]

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E.U. leaders close borders to most outsiders

E.U. leaders close borders to most outsiders

on March 18, 2020, 8:49 AM / in International News

Leaders of the 26 European countries in the Schengen zone, which enables borderless movement in much of the European Union, voted on Tuesday to temporarily close their borders to people from countries outside the E.U. to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. The travel ban marked the first joint response to the pandemic in the E.U. The measure […]

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Former Rep. Duncan Hunter sentenced to 11 months

Former Rep. Duncan Hunter sentenced to 11 months

on March 18, 2020, 8:46 AM / in National News, State News

Former Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter on Tuesday was sentenced to 11 months in prison and three years of parole for corruption charges. Hunter at first called the allegations a “witch hunt,” then pleaded guilty in December to one count of conspiracy to misuse campaign funds. Prosecutors said he used more than $200,000 in campaign funds on personal expenses, including a […]

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West Virginia case means coronavirus now in all 50 states: tyranny goes nation wide

on March 18, 2020, 8:44 AM / in National News, State News

West Virginia on Tuesday reported its first coronavirus infection, meaning that the outbreak has now spread to all 50 states and Washington, D.C. “We knew it was coming, we’ve prepared for this, and we shouldn’t panic,” Gov. Jim Justice (R) said. He ordered all restaurants, bars, and casinos in the state to close to prevent the flu-like virus from spreading. […]

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Biden sweeps three more Democratic primaries

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

Former Vice President Joe Biden swept Democratic presidential primaries in Florida, Illinois, and Arizona on Tuesday, doubling his delegate lead over Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). Biden now has 1,132 delegates to Sanders’ 817. The gap grew from 154 delegates before polls opened to 315, he now has a lead on the path toward the 1,991 delegates needed to win the […]

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White House backs calls to send checks to all U.S. households

White House backs calls to send checks to all U.S. households

on March 18, 2020, 8:36 AM / in National News

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told reporters on Tuesday that the Trump administration wants Congress to approve sending checks to most American adults in the next two weeks to help them get through the coronavirus crisis. “Americans need cash now,” Mnuchin said. The White House suggested the amount could exceed the $1,000 suggested by Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah). Mnuchin reportedly warned […]

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Food for Thought

Food for Thought

on March 18, 2020, 8:32 AM / in Opinion

By Erick Erickson A friend points out, accurately, that both tried to throw money at economic problems during their administrations. In particular, they made cash payments to American citizens. It did not really have the stimulative effect they had hoped. I am very sympathetic to that argument and honestly, I do not think any stimulus will do any good so […]

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White House Trade Advisor: I’m Bringing Executive Order To Trump To End U.S. Dependency On Medicine From Abroad

White House Trade Advisor: I’m Bringing Executive Order To Trump To End U.S. Dependency On Medicine From Abroad

on March 18, 2020, 8:22 AM / in National News, Opinion

I am not only strongly in favor of bringing back to American soil the manufacturing and making of all products that Americans use but I would like to see the American people return to the days when they took PERSONAL responsibility for their lives and that includes their health. While the big corporations decided to move their plants to foreign […]

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Jihad Rep. Rashida Tlaib & Useful Idiot David Hogg: “F**k A National Day Of Prayer”

on March 18, 2020, 8:16 AM / in Opinion

I have long held the thought that the *language* people send out of their mouths and written material on a regular basis speak volumes as to whom it is they *serve*.  These two servants of Satan, Hogg & Tlaib, prove my point.  They can’t speak without using vulgar words, the language of their master, Satan.  How about you?  What does […]

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There is no book of “Second opinion”

on March 18, 2020, 8:09 AM / in Religion

As you read the list of the books of the Bible – please make note that there is no book of *Second Opinion*. Also keep these two verses in mind: Deuteronomy 4:2 Ye shall not add unto the word which I command you, neither shall ye diminish ought from it, that ye may keep the commandments of the Lord your God which […]

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What more could he do? A look at Trump’s extreme powers

on March 18, 2020, 8:05 AM / in National News, Opinion

Trump has claimed he can “do whatever I want, as president.” That may not be true, but in a public health emergency, he can do a lot. President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency to combat the coronavirus — but he could go much further if he wanted. Federal law gives Trump vast emergency powers in times of pandemic. […]

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Fearing End of World, Thief Returns 2,000-Year-Old Artifact After 15 Years

Fearing End of World, Thief Returns 2,000-Year-Old Artifact After 15 Years

on March 18, 2020, 8:01 AM / in International News

TEL AVIV –  An Israeli man returned a 2,000-year-old catapult bolt to the Israel Antiquities Authority some 15 years after he took off with it while visiting the archaeological site of the Jerusalem Walls National Park in the City of David, saying he wanted to clear his conscience before the end of the world. “The time has come to clear my […]

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March 18th in History

March 18th in History

on March 18, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

March 18 is the 77th day of the year (78th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 288 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Anniversary of the Oil Expropriation (Mexico) Christian Feast Day: Alexander of Jerusalem Cyril of Jerusalem Edward the Martyr Fridianus Salvator Earliest date on which Holy Wednesday can fall, while April 21 […]

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When to Walk Away

When to Walk Away

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

God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear.1 Corinthians 10:13 When my father became a Christian in his old age, he fascinated me with his plan for overcoming temptation. Sometimes he just walked away! For example, whenever a disagreement between him and a neighbor began to degenerate into a quarrel, my father just […]

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Quote for Today March 18th

on March 18, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

“I cannot undertake to lay my finger on that article of the Constitution which granted a right to Congress of expending, on objects of benevolence, the money of their constituents.” James Madison The actual quote comes from the Annals of Congress, House of Representatives, 3rd Congress, 1st Session, page 170.  The Annals summarize speeches in the third person (and therefore […]

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