Archive for March 20th, 2020

A Contagion Of Fear

on March 20, 2020, 8:53 AM / in Opinion

Does anyone remember these words:  “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself”? Those words are from President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s First Inaugural Address delivered on March 4, 1933. These words were spoken at the height of the Great Depression. My parents lived through the Great Depression (and two World Wars). I grew up listening to their experiences of […]

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For Real COVID-19 Relief, Suspend the Payroll Tax

For Real COVID-19 Relief, Suspend the Payroll Tax

on March 20, 2020, 8:50 AM / in Opinion

“We need to directly help American workers and families [and] put money directly and quickly into [their] hands.” It’s a race to raid the national treasury, and the winner is… The primary beneficiaries of proposed measures to prop up the economy in the wake of the COVID-19 epidemic devastation should be America’s working men and women, whose jobs and income stability are […]

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THE SILVER LINING OF THE COVID19 CRISIS

on March 20, 2020, 8:44 AM / in Opinion

Based on the promising results of some therapeutic drugs against the Corona Virus plague, I sense we are just now beginning to turn the corner toward recovery.  That doesn’t mean I think we’re out of the woods yet, and yes, I do believe it’s going to get worse in the short term, particularly in the Mellenials, who seem to be […]

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McConnell introduces third coronavirus relief proposal

McConnell introduces third coronavirus relief proposal

on March 20, 2020, 8:29 AM / in National News

Senate Republicans have reached a deal among themselves on legislation for the third coronavirus funding package amid growing concerns about a widespread outbreak in the United States. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced the agreement on the Senate floor, noting that Republicans would begin negotiating with Democrats on Friday. Sixty votes would be needed to pass a coronavirus bill, […]

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Are Americans All-In for a Long Coronavirus War?

Are Americans All-In for a Long Coronavirus War?

on March 20, 2020, 8:27 AM / in Opinion

Can mayors and governors of beach towns along the East Coast from Maine to Miami, and the Gulf Coast from Florida to Texas, keep tens of millions from gathering on beaches this summer? “It’s a war,” says President Donald Trump of his efforts to contain the coronavirus pandemic, and likening his role to that of “wartime president.” New York Governor […]

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Putting up Christmas lights in March: A collection of good news stories in the coronavirus war

Putting up Christmas lights in March: A collection of good news stories in the coronavirus war

on March 20, 2020, 8:07 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison My purpose today is to encourage you with some remarkable good news in the war against coronavirus. We’ll look at good news from medical, financial, historical, cultural, and spiritual perspectives. This Daily Article will be unlike any other I’ve written in that it is designed to be a resource that I hope will be helpful for hours and […]

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Below the Radar: The Sabika Sheikh Firearm Licensing and Registration Act

Below the Radar: The Sabika Sheikh Firearm Licensing and Registration Act

on March 20, 2020, 8:04 AM / in Opinion

About Harold Hutchison Writer Harold Hutchison has more than a dozen years of experience covering military affairs, international events, U.S. politics and Second Amendment issues. Harold was consulting senior editor at Soldier of Fortune magazine and is the author of the novel Strike Group Reagan. He has also written for the Daily Caller, National Review, Patriot Post, Strategypage.com, and other […]

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Bay Area Closures Point to National Vulnerability on Guns and Ammo

Bay Area Closures Point to National Vulnerability on Guns and Ammo

on March 20, 2020, 8:01 AM / in State News

“Bay Area orders ‘shelter in place,’ only essential businesses open in 6 counties,” the San Francisco Chronicle reported Monday. “Businesses that do not provide ‘essential’ services must send workers home. Among those remaining open are grocery stores, pharmacies, restaurants for delivery only and hardware stores.” What about gun stores?  If we’re talking that which is essential, what is it the Founders […]

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Another Illegal Immigrant Caravan Leaves Honduras for U.S.

Another Illegal Immigrant Caravan Leaves Honduras for U.S.

on March 20, 2020, 7:53 AM / in International News

  While the world is absorbed in the Coronavirus drama, yet another caravan of illegal immigrants is heading north to the United States from Central America. The group departed recently from the northern Honduran city of San Pedro Sula and is making its way to Guatemala en route to the southern Mexican state of Chiapas. The final destination is the […]

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How to walk your dog in the era of Covid19

on March 20, 2020, 7:50 AM / in People

H/T to Bill This good boy is not worried about the #Quarantine and still gets his daily walks. 12/10 @dog_rates would approve. pic.twitter.com/nXvWKmoYbM — Khalil (@sehnaoui) March 19, 2020  

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Monaco’s Prince Albert becomes world’s 1st head of state hit by coronavirus

Monaco’s Prince Albert becomes world’s 1st head of state hit by coronavirus

on March 20, 2020, 7:48 AM / in International News

Prince Albert II, ruler of Monaco, has tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus, his palace said Thursday. Albert, 62, is the first head of state to publicly confirm infection. The palace of Monaco said the prince was undergoing treatment by doctors from Princess Grace Hospital, which is named after his mother, the late American actress Grace Kelly. The palace said […]

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Judge dismisses lawsuit alleging census will under-count minorities

Judge dismisses lawsuit alleging census will under-count minorities

on March 20, 2020, 7:45 AM / in National News

U.S. District Judge Alvin Hellerstein in Manhattan on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit accusing the Trump administration of depriving the U.S. Census Bureau of the funding it needs to prevent an undercount of minority groups in the 2020 census. The judge rejected a request for an injunction to force the bureau to use $770 million in left-over appropriations to send out […]

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Tulsi Gabbard drops out of presidential race, endorses Biden

Tulsi Gabbard drops out of presidential race, endorses Biden

on March 20, 2020, 7:43 AM / in National News

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) announced Thursday that she is dropping out of the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. Gabbard endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden, the frontrunner, saying it’s “clear that Democratic primary voters have chosen” him as the nominee. “Although I may not agree with the vice president on every issue, I know that he has a […]

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Italy’s death toll from the coronavirus overtakes China’s

on March 20, 2020, 7:40 AM / in International News

The coronavirus death toll in Italy reached 3,405 on Thursday, surpassing that of China, where the outbreak began three months ago. In China, 3,249 people had died as of Thursday, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. The flu-like virus spread to Italy and other parts of Europe after starting in the central China city of Wuhan and spreading […]

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Senate Republicans unveil relief bill seeking checks for U.S. adults

on March 20, 2020, 7:39 AM / in National News

Dumbest Idea Known to Man Passes the Senate Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Thursday introduced an emergency economic stimulus bill to counter economic damage from the coronavirus crisis. The legislation calls for sending $1,200 checks to most adults, along with $500 for every child, with the amounts decreasing for those making more than $75,000. The plan also includes […]

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Scandal, Plague, and the GOP Plan Must Die

Scandal, Plague, and the GOP Plan Must Die

on March 20, 2020, 7:36 AM / in Opinion

Senate Republicans have picked the dumbest time imaginable to suddenly care about not spending too much. By Erick Erickson The Burr and Loeffler Matter This is not good. The Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Richard Burr (R-NC), and the Senate’s newest member, Kelly Loeffler (R-GA), both sold millions of dollars worth of stock after a closed-door briefing on the […]

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Split by COVID-19, Man Celebrates 67 Years With Wife Outside Her Nursing Home

Split by COVID-19, Man Celebrates 67 Years With Wife Outside Her Nursing Home

on March 20, 2020, 7:32 AM / in People, State News

The governor of Connecticut banned all visitors from nursing homes for 30 days because of the coronavirus and its impact on the elderly A Vernon, Connecticut, man celebrated his 67th wedding anniversary outside of his wife’s nursing home in Stafford Springs on Saturday. The couple isn’t allowed to visit each other because of COVID-19. Due to coronavirus concerns, Bob couldn’t […]

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COVID-19 Data Study: Ammunition Sales Continue to Soar in Response to Coronavirus Panic

on March 20, 2020, 7:29 AM / in National News

As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads across the United States, its impact can be seen in every community. Businesses and schools are closed, the market is volatile, and store shelves are empty as the American public scrambles to prepare for the worldwide pandemic and social distancing prescribed by the WHO and CDC. While people stockpile toilet paper, hand sanitizer, and […]

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Your Papers Please: Curfew Declared in New Jersey

Your Papers Please: Curfew Declared in New Jersey

on March 20, 2020, 7:14 AM / in National News, State News

Written by  Dennis Behreandt On March 16, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy (shown), a Democrat, former U.S. Ambassador to Germany under President Obama, and a former banker at Goldman Sachs, announced via Executive Order No. 104 the implementation of emergency measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in the state. According to local CBS affiliate WLNY, during a press conference the […]

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Texas Gov. Abbott Has Held the Line (Thus Far) Against Draconian COVID-19 Response

Texas Gov. Abbott Has Held the Line (Thus Far) Against Draconian COVID-19 Response

on March 20, 2020, 7:09 AM / in National News, State News

Written by  Luis Miguel As mayors, county commissions, and governors across America impose strict controls over businesses and the private lives of individuals in the wake of coronavirus, there remains one notable, though perhaps not unsurprising, holdout — Texas Governor Greg Abbott. The chief executive of the nation’s second-largest state by population has, unlike many of his fellow Republican counterparts, taken […]

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