Archive for March 25th, 2020

Two quick object lessons, and two beautiful song performances to watch/listen to…

on March 25, 2020, 9:33 AM / in Opinion, People

If you just want to skip down to the songs, that’s fine, though I think the stories are worth reading, too.  🙂 Just a little farther, he said… When I was about ten or twelve, a longtime dear friend of our family’s, a very kind-hearted, jovial man with an infectious laugh, took me on a day skiing trip to Tuckerman’s […]

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National Parks to Close

National Parks to Close

on March 25, 2020, 9:30 AM / in National News

So much for getting out and enjoying nature Some of the country’s most iconic national parks closed Tuesday amid growing concerns about the spread of the coronavirus. The National Park Service (NPS) closed Yellowstone, Grand Teton and Great Smoky Mountains on Tuesday, marking the latest in a series of closures around the country. “The National Park Service listened to the […]

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N.J. Gov. Murphy Hit with Federal Lawsuit by Second Amendment Foundation

N.J. Gov. Murphy Hit with Federal Lawsuit by Second Amendment Foundation

on March 25, 2020, 9:18 AM / in National News, State News

By David Workman U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Several days after the Second Amendment Foundation warned the Mayor of New Orleans against suspending firearms sales in reaction to the COVID-19 outbreak, that organization has hit the New Jersey governor with a federal lawsuit alleging depravation of rights for “shutting down firearms dealerships in the Garden State, thus preventing citizens from exercising their rights under the Second and Fourteenth amendments.” […]

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Nancy Pelosi Signals Surrender on Relief Bill Just a Day After Going Full Leroy Jenkins

Nancy Pelosi Signals Surrender on Relief Bill Just a Day After Going Full Leroy Jenkins

on March 25, 2020, 8:43 AM / in National News

HMMMM    could it be that one of the rabid dogs bit her on her butt so she backed off a few feet but her intentions remain the same.  Time to get her near that window she can *fall* out of to the real pack of rabid dogs waiting to expose her bones.   Read – 2 Kings 9:30-37 A vote […]

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Hear Neil Diamond’s hand-washing rendition of ‘Sweet Caroline’

on March 25, 2020, 8:38 AM / in People

I loved Neil Diamonds ‘Sweet Caroline’ back in the 70s.  Couldn’t hear it often enough. I guess that is why this *updated version* by him should be shared far and wide.   ENJOY https://www.star-telegram.com/latest-news/article241444156.html Hear Neil Diamond’s hand-washing rendition of ‘Sweet Caroline’ BY NEIL DIAMOND VIA STORYFUL MARCH 23, 2020 04:32 PM Singer Neil Diamond shared a video of him singing his […]

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Right Links From Gary Varvel March 25 2020

Right Links From Gary Varvel March 25 2020

on March 25, 2020, 8:36 AM / in National News

Will the costs of a Great Depression outweigh the risks of coronavirus? The Federalist’s Joy Pullman writes, “Federal and state governments are making a massive gamble about a little-understood new virus. They are betting our future on the most extreme worst-case scenario without considering the costs.” The key bad assumption in the bipartisan panic pander bill Conservative Review’s Daniel Horowitz […]

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Gary Varvel Views March 25 2020

Gary Varvel Views March 25 2020

on March 25, 2020, 8:31 AM / in Opinion

By Gary Varvel <gary@garyvarvel.com> What does climate change have to do with economic stimulus? Nothing, right? But as Rahm Emanuel once said, “Never let a crisis go to waste,” so the Democrats are taking this opportunity to hold the stimulus bill hostage unless they get money for their liberal special interests into the bill. House Majority Whip James Clyburn reportedly […]

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Senate leaders reach accord on historic $2T stimulus bill

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

By Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver Senate and Trump administration negotiators reached agreement early this morning on a $2 trillion stimulus package aimed at blunting the economic impact of the coronavirus on the U.S. economy and families, clearing a path for swift passage today. The House is expected to approve the measure by unanimous consent following a Senate vote, potentially […]

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White House and Senate reach deal on ‘largest rescue package in American history’: Three sources of help and our ultimate source of hope

White House and Senate reach deal on ‘largest rescue package in American history’: Three sources of help and our ultimate source of hope

on March 25, 2020, 8:17 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison “At last, we have a deal. After days of intense discussions, the Senate has reached a bipartisan agreement on a historic relief package for this pandemic.” This was the announcement by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell early this morning, describing a historic $2 trillion stimulus deal. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called it “the largest rescue package in […]

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Boko Haram attack leaves 92 soldiers dead in Chad

Boko Haram attack leaves 92 soldiers dead in Chad

on March 25, 2020, 8:13 AM / in International News

Boko Haram militants killed 92 Chadian soldiers and wounded 47 more in an attack on an island village in the Lake Chad area in the western part of the country, President Idriss Deby said late on Tuesday. It was the deadliest attack the country’s military has ever faced. “I have taken part in many operations,” Deby, who has ruled Chad […]

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China announces plan to lift Wuhan lockdown

China announces plan to lift Wuhan lockdown

on March 25, 2020, 8:09 AM / in International News

China announced Tuesday that it would start lifting the mandatory lockdown in the city of Wuhan, where the global coronavirus pandemic started, on April 8. China started barring Wuhan residents from leaving the city on Jan. 23, and within days had expanded the restrictions to the surrounding province of Hubei. The restraints on movement in much of the province will […]

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Cuomo warns New York coronavirus cases doubling every three days

Cuomo warns New York coronavirus cases doubling every three days

on March 25, 2020, 8:06 AM / in National News, State News

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) warned Tuesday that the rate of coronavirus in his state is doubling every three days. Cuomo has established a cordial tone toward President Trump as he requests more federal help addressing the crisis, but he said the Trump administration isn’t sending enough ventilators to handle all of the people becoming infected. “One of the […]

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Trump says he wants to reopen economy by Easter

on March 25, 2020, 8:04 AM / in National News

President Trump said Tuesday that he hopes to revise national social-distancing guidelines by Easter, April 12, so U.S. businesses can resume operations. The U.S. is a week into a two-week effort to dramatically cut back on public movement and events to slow the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. “We’ll give it some more time if we need a little more […]

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Senators, White House reach $2 trillion coronavirus rescue deal

on March 25, 2020, 8:01 AM / in National News

Senators and the White House reached an agreement early Wednesday on a $2 trillion package to rush government aid to families and businesses to help them get through the coronavirus crisis. “We have a deal,” said Eric Ueland, the White House legislative affairs director. The deal includes $1,200 checks for many individuals and new jobless benefits, as well as money […]

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DURING REDDIT AMA ON COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS, EUGENICIST BILL GATES CALLS FOR A ‘NATIONAL TRACKING SYSTEM’ AND ‘BILLIONS OF VACCINATIONS’ TO ‘PROTECT THE WORLD’

DURING REDDIT AMA ON COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS, EUGENICIST BILL GATES CALLS FOR A ‘NATIONAL TRACKING SYSTEM’ AND ‘BILLIONS OF VACCINATIONS’ TO ‘PROTECT THE WORLD’

on March 25, 2020, 7:58 AM / in National News, Opinion

Bill Gates called for a national tracking system similar to South Korea. A week after stepping down from the boards of Microsoft and Berkshire Hathaway, Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft and the second-richest person in the world with a net worth $97.8 billion, took to reddit for an Ask Me Anything on the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, sharing his thoughts on […]

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The State of the State

on March 25, 2020, 7:29 AM / in Religion

“AND THERE was a famine in the land… and Isaac went to Gerar, to Abimelech king of the Philistines. And the Lord appeared to him and said, ‘Do not go down to Egypt; live in the land of which I will tell you. Dwell temporarily in this land, and I will be with you and will favor you with blessings; […]

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March 25th in History

March 25th in History

on March 25, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

March 25 is the 84th day of the year (85th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 281 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Anniversary of the Arengo and the Feast of the Militants (San Marino) Christian feast day: Alfwold Barontius and Desiderius Dismas, the “Good Thief” Humbert of Maroilles Quirinus of Tegernsee March 25 […]

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Patrick Henry “As for me, give me liberty or give me death!”

Patrick Henry “As for me, give me liberty or give me death!”

on March 25, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

A speech that ignited independence! The Declaration of Independence states: “… But when a long train of abuses and usurpations … to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security.”​ The Declaration listed 27 “abuses and usurpations” by King George III, […]

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