Archive for May 6th, 2020

Medicare for All is No Match for a Coronavirus

on May 6, 2020, 9:03 AM / in Opinion

The April edition of Health Care News reports that countries with single-payer health care may have a more difficult time dealing with COVID-19. In the not-too-distant past, Canada and the United Kingdom have struggled to handle outbreaks of everything from severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) to the seasonal flu. That’s largely because these countries’ government-run, “Medicare-for-all”-style systems lack enough health care personnel, hospital beds, and other […]

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Israel acquires FireFly loitering munition for close combat

Israel acquires FireFly loitering munition for close combat

on May 6, 2020, 8:56 AM / in International News

By Seth J. Frantzman JERUSALEM — Israel’s Ministry of Defense has procured the FireFly, a lightweight loitering munition designed for infantry and special forces. Jointly developed by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems and the MoD, FireFly’s canister-deployed design with multiple rotors enables it to hover around buildings and attack concealed enemies that may be beyond line of sight or hiding in […]

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Plandemic Part 1 (720p)

on May 6, 2020, 8:36 AM / in Opinion

Eye-opening video (25:52) about what is going on, what led up to it, what the endgame is…   (Shorter than the evening newscast, and much more truthful.) Please share far & wide, especially with doctors and others in the medical profession. In Christ, Fred My sporadic blog…:  http://prevailingpatriot.blogspot.com/ “When a man who is honestly mistaken hears the truth, he will […]

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Observing Teacher Appreciation Week: Our lives are best lived for others

Observing Teacher Appreciation Week: Our lives are best lived for others

on May 6, 2020, 8:29 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison In 1980, the first Tuesday in May was designated Teacher Appreciation Day. In 1985, the day was expanded to a week. Parents who have been homeschooling their children because of the coronavirus pandemic are probably ready to celebrate teachers for the rest of the year. In his now-viral YouTube series, Some Good News, John Krasinski stated: “We here at […]

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Clinton and Biden Join Forces to Infringe Your Rights

Clinton and Biden Join Forces to Infringe Your Rights

on May 6, 2020, 8:26 AM / in Opinion

Despite ongoing speculation as to whether a deteriorating Joe Biden will even be the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential nominee, on April 28 failed 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton endorsed the former vice president’s White House bid. The endorsement took place during a socially distant “Women’s Town Hall,” where the lifelong politicians focused almost entirely on the COVID-19 pandemic. Clinton noted that the pandemic “would […]

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New discoveries shift coronavirus timeline by months

New discoveries shift coronavirus timeline by months

on May 6, 2020, 8:21 AM / in International News, National News

The coronavirus that has exploded into a pandemic has almost certainly been circulating for several months longer than public health experts first suspected, masked by asymptomatic cases or illnesses incorrectly diagnosed. Scientists believe the first known case of a patient contracting the coronavirus happened in mid-November, in a 55-year-old resident of China’s Hubei province. That was six weeks before the […]

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Dr. Fauci Likely Broke US Regulations and US Law When He Funded Wuhan Lab to Continue Coronavirus Projects That Were Banned in US in 2014

Dr. Fauci Likely Broke US Regulations and US Law When He Funded Wuhan Lab to Continue Coronavirus Projects That Were Banned in US in 2014

on May 6, 2020, 8:17 AM / in International News

A month ago we reported that Chinese Doctor Shi Zhengli was part of a team working on a coronavirus project jointly with US doctors in 2014 before it was shut down by the DHS for being too risky. After the US research project was shut down, Dr. Shi continued her coronavirus research in Wuhan, China. Doctor Shi Zhengli from China […]

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Erdogan Backs Top Muslim Cleric Who Claims Homosexuality Brings Disease

Erdogan Backs Top Muslim Cleric Who Claims Homosexuality Brings Disease

on May 6, 2020, 8:13 AM / in International News

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday threw his weight behind Turkey’s top Muslim cleric, who caused a storm by claiming homosexuality “brings disease and causes this generation to decay.” In his first sermon during the holy month of Ramadan on Friday, Ali Erbas also maintained that hundreds of thousands of people every year are exposed to […]

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Inequality is Real. The Left Misses the Boat on It.

Inequality is Real. The Left Misses the Boat on It.

on May 6, 2020, 8:06 AM / in Opinion

By Erick Erickson I think we do have to worry about inequality in America. I think this is not just a concern of the left and is very real. The 2008 economic meltdown left a lot of people behind. If you want to understand the political leanings of millennials, consider they will be the first generation of Americans that will […]

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Disney’s earnings plummet amid coronavirus pandemic

Disney’s earnings plummet amid coronavirus pandemic

on May 6, 2020, 8:02 AM / in National News

The Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday reported that quarterly profits plunged as the coronavirus crisis cost the company $1.4 billion in operating income. Disney closed its theme parks and halted TV and film production in March. The company said the moves reduced profit by more than $1 billion in its theme-parks division alone. After adjusting for restructuring charges, Disney reported […]

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Trump’s pick for intelligence chief grilled in confirmation hearing

Trump’s pick for intelligence chief grilled in confirmation hearing

on May 6, 2020, 7:21 AM / in National News

Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas), President Trump’s nominee to be his next intelligence chief, promised during his confirmation hearing on Tuesday that he would “speak truth to power.” Ratcliffe said he would resist attempts by anyone, including Trump, to get him to tweak intelligence for partisan purposes, saying he would provide intelligence that “will not be altered or impacted by outside […]

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hospitalized with infection

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hospitalized with infection

on May 6, 2020, 7:18 AM / in National News

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hospitalized at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore on Tuesday with an infection caused by a gallstone. She underwent a non-surgical treatment for acute cholecystitis, a benign gallbladder condition, and was “resting comfortably,” the Supreme Court said. Ginsburg, 87, is expected to remain in the hospital for a day or two. She sought care […]

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Trump says coronavirus task force winding down

on May 6, 2020, 7:11 AM / in National News

President Trump and other administration officials said Tuesday that the fight against the coronavirus pandemic was going well enough to start winding down the White House coronavirus task force in coming weeks. Trump said the task force would be replaced with another, unspecified advisory group as the country moves into “the next stage of the battle,” including restarting the economy. […]

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Woodstock Occurred in the Middle of a Pandemic

Woodstock Occurred in the Middle of a Pandemic

on May 6, 2020, 7:05 AM / in Opinion

By Jeffrey A. Tucker  |  American Institute for Economic Research In my lifetime, there was another deadly flu epidemic in the United States. The flu spread from Hong Kong to the United States, arriving December 1968 and peaking a year later. It ultimately killed 100,000 people in the U.S., mostly over the age of 65, and one million worldwide. Lifespan […]

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Was the shutdown a mistake?

on May 6, 2020, 6:55 AM / in Opinion

Gary Varvel’s Views Dennis Prager writes, “The worldwide lockdown may be the greatest mistake in history.” But the good news is, many states are opening up for business again, like my home state of Indiana. But it’s too late for Shelley Luther, a Dallas salon owner who was jailed for reopening in violation of a court order. She said she […]

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May 6th in History

May 6th in History

on May 6, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

May 6 is the 126th day of the year (127th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 239 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Dominic Savio Evodius of Antioch (Roman Catholic Church) François de Laval Gerard of Lunel Lucius of Cyrene Petronax of Monte Cassino St George’s Day related observances (Eastern Orthodox […]

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No Greater Joy

No Greater Joy

on May 6, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.3 John 1:4 Bob and Evon Potter were a fun-loving couple with three young sons when their life took a wonderful new direction. In 1956 they attended a Billy Graham Crusade in Oklahoma City and gave their lives to Christ. Before long, they wanted to […]

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