Archive for April 1st, 2020

De Blasio Openly Violating the Constitution

De Blasio Openly Violating the Constitution

on April 1, 2020, 9:07 AM / in Opinion

THREATENED TO PERMANENTLY CLOSE CHURCHES  & SYNAGOGUES THAT VIOLATE MEETING BAN; MOSQUES NOT MENTIONED IN EDICT; WHY? by Bob Russell, ©2020 Bans on people gathering are already unconstitutional; recommended, yes, but government CANNOT, under the Constitution, ban people from peaceful assembly.  New York City mayor, the tyrannical dictator wanna-be bill de blasio, has come out and said he has ordered police, fire, […]

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New York mayor orders investigation of Amazon’s firing of protest organizer

on April 1, 2020, 9:03 AM / in State News

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday that the city would investigate Amazon’s firing of an employee who organized a walkout to demand greater protections against coronavirus for warehouse workers. About 15 workers participated in the walkout at an Amazon warehouse in Staten Island, New York, after reports that employees at the facility had tested positive for coronavirus. […]

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USS Theodore Roosevelt captain calls for help as coronavirus hits sailors

USS Theodore Roosevelt captain calls for help as coronavirus hits sailors

on April 1, 2020, 8:57 AM / in International News, National News

The captain of the U.S. aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt called on Navy leaders for “decisive action” to provide isolation facilities and medical care needed by his sailors after a coronavirus outbreak on board, U.S. officials confirmed to Reuters on Tuesday. “We are not at war. Sailors do not need to die,” Captain Brett Crozier, the ship’s commanding officer, wrote in […]

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Coronavirus deaths jump as outbreak intensifies in U.S.

on April 1, 2020, 8:52 AM / in National News

The U.S. coronavirus death toll has jumped above 4,000, surpassing that of China, the first country hit in the pandemic. For the first time, more than 700 people died in the United States in one day, according to data reviewed Tuesday by The Washington Post. The total number of infections in the country reached nearly 190,000, with more than 800,000 […]

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Knute

Knute

on April 1, 2020, 8:49 AM / in History

Good morning. It’s Wednesday, April 1, 2020. On this date, I sometimes use the leeway of April Fools’ Day to have more fun than usual. Not today. The news from the White House yesterday, and from New York, is just too grim. By the end of today, the confirmed cases of COVID-19 will have surpassed 200,000 — the number in […]

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This is bugging me

on April 1, 2020, 8:43 AM / in Opinion

Fair warning — there is a bit of profanity today By Erick Erickson | Confessions of a Political Junkie I just want to get this off my chest this morning and there’s a bad word below, so I apologize in advance. We should not need the government to tell us when to plan for disaster or order us to do […]

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White House Predicts Up To 240,000 In U.S. Could Die From Coronavirus

on April 1, 2020, 8:30 AM / in National News

White House officials say they’re anticipating the U.S. death toll from the coronavirus will reach between 100,000 and 240,000 in the weeks ahead. The number of confirmed coronavirus cases continues to climb globally, and the U.S. leads with the highest number of documented cases, according to Johns Hopkins University. “This is going to be a rough two-week period,” President Trump […]

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Giant ‘potentially hazardous’ asteroid will fly safely by Earth in April

on April 1, 2020, 8:28 AM / in International News

For some more good news on this April 1: a giant, “potentially hazardous” asteroid will miss us this month. NASA has named the asteroid 1998 OR2. It is about the width of Manhattan Island and could wreak havoc if it crashed into Earth. However, at its closest it will be 3.9 million miles from us (more than sixteen times the average […]

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Woman allegedly tosses Molotov cocktail at boyfriend’s residence

on April 1, 2020, 8:00 AM / in State News

April Fool’s Day has seldom seemed less appropriate than in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. But in the spirit of the day, let’s begin with the story of a woman in New Jersey who violated her state’s stay-at-home order when she allegedly tossed a Molotov cocktail at a boyfriend’s residence. She has been charged with a disorderly persons offense for violating […]

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Are elective surgeries continuing despite governor’s ban?

Are elective surgeries continuing despite governor’s ban?

on April 1, 2020, 7:51 AM / in State News

The snitch is on NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — All across Tennessee, hospitals have been ordered to postpone elective surgeries to save on critical protective equipment. But a lack of clarity over the definition of “elective” has left medical professionals inside one downtown surgical hospital worried that their bosses might be violating Gov. Bill Lee’s order. Hospital officials insisted they are […]

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Macy’s Furloughs Majority of Employees as Retailers Adjust to Pandemic

Macy’s Furloughs Majority of Employees as Retailers Adjust to Pandemic

on April 1, 2020, 7:42 AM / in National News

Macy’s announced on Monday that it is furloughing a majority of its 125,000 employees. The company is planning to bring workers back on a staggered basis once its stores reopen. The move comes as retailers have been hit hard by the impact of the CCP virus, closing an estimated 204,000 stores across the nation.

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Trump Administration Adds Gun Makers and Retailers to List of “Essential” Businesses

Trump Administration Adds Gun Makers and Retailers to List of “Essential” Businesses

on April 1, 2020, 7:11 AM / in National News

Editor’s Note: Now there is a smart Man…. Given the opportunity presenting itself in the form of the coronavirus shutdown, many anti-gun states shut down gun stores and manufacturers as being “non-essential.” On Saturday, the Trump administration revised its own list of “essential” businesses deemed important to the safety and security of the Republic and the list now includes gun stores and […]

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Governments Increase Power During Pandemic; Will This Be Permanent?

Governments Increase Power During Pandemic; Will This Be Permanent?

on April 1, 2020, 7:03 AM / in National News, Opinion

Written by  Steve Byas Even the New York Times, in a front-page story — above the fold — has recognized the obvious. “Pandemic tempts leaders to seize sweeping powers,” reads the headline, raising the question of whether many of the increased powers of government, and the corresponding contraction of liberty, will emerge as permanent features of life around the globe. It would be difficult […]

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How to Cook From Your Pantry

How to Cook From Your Pantry

on April 1, 2020, 7:00 AM / in Food

You’ve probably stocked up on nonperishables. Here are 10 easy, healthy ways to use them. By Trisha Calvo  |  CR Though you might be tempted to hunker down with a pint of ice cream or a bag of chips to help ease your worry over the COVID-19 outbreak, it’s particularly important to stick to a healthy diet right now. “While […]

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vacation and fishing

vacation and fishing

on April 1, 2020, 6:44 AM / in Bedtime Stories

A couple goes on Vacation to a fishing resort in northern Minnesota. The Husband likes to fish at the crack of dawn. The wife likes to read. One morning the husband returns after several hours of fishing and decides to take a nap. Although not familiar with the lake, the wife decides to take the boat out. She motors out […]

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April 1st in History

April 1st in History

on April 1, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 274 days remaining until the end of the year.  This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Wednesday, Friday or Sunday (58 in 400 years each) than on Monday or Tuesday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on […]

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The Gallery of God

The Gallery of God

on April 1, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

The Lord is good and his love endures forever.   Psalm 100:5 Psalm 100 is like a work of art that helps us celebrate our unseen God. While the focus of our worship is beyond view, His people make Him known. Imagine the artist with brush and palette working the colorful words of this psalm onto a canvas. What emerges before […]

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Horowitz: Is this quarantine or tyranny?

Horowitz: Is this quarantine or tyranny?

on April 1, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Opinion

H/T Chuck Everyone agrees that states have broad internal police power to take action to stop the spread of a public health crisis. You know, kind of like the federal government has power to stop the security and health crisis at our border, yet failed to act upon it for over a year. But are there no limits whatsoever to these internal powers? […]

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A HA HA: Picture of today

A HA HA: Picture of today

on April 1, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

A ha-ha is a recessed landscape design element that creates a vertical barrier while preserving an uninterrupted view of the landscape beyond. The design includes a turfed incline that slopes downward to a sharply vertical face, typically a masonry retaining wall. Ha-has are used in landscape design to prevent access to a garden, for example by grazing livestock, without obstructing views. In security design, the […]

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