Archive for May 8th, 2020

America Must Prepare for the Consequences of Economic Restoration

America Must Prepare for the Consequences of Economic Restoration

on May 8, 2020, 9:37 AM / in Opinion

What is it Republican governors should be making clear to their respective constituents — but haven’t? “In disquisitions of every kind there are certain primary truths, or first principles, upon which all subsequent reasoning must depend.” —Alexander Hamilton (1788) President Donald Trump and Republican governors are making a serious political mistake by not disclosing some critical facts about their important effort to […]

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THOSE WHO DO NOT LEARN FROM HISTORY

on May 8, 2020, 9:35 AM / in Opinion

According to well-understood, Bible-proven historical accounts, when a nation that was established as God-centered begins to stray into sin and depravity, God corrects that nation.  The most common, if not exclusive ways God corrects a nation is either to allow its enemies victory over his errant nation, or God causes a national calamity to occur through natural means, like earthquakes, […]

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Texas Salon Owner Freed by Court Order After National Outcry

on May 8, 2020, 9:23 AM / in Opinion, State News

A small business owner in Texas has been sprung from jail today after an incredibly engrossing bit of legal drama that caught the nation’s attention. Shelley Luther, a Dallas-based hair salon owner, had previously been arrested for violating the Lone Star State’s lockdown order by a few days.  Luther appeared in court earlier this week and was offered a reduced, […]

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Navy secretary nominee: Service in ‘rough waters’ after ‘failure of leadership’

on May 8, 2020, 9:19 AM / in National News

By Ellen Mitchell The nominee to be Navy secretary on Thursday blamed a “failure of leadership” for the Navy being in “rough waters” and pledged to restore a culture of good order and discipline. “It saddens me to say that the Department of the Navy is in rough waters due to many factors, but primarily the failure of leadership,” Kenneth […]

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Illinois gov: Churches can’t fully reopen until corona vaccine or ‘effective treatment’ developed

Illinois gov: Churches can’t fully reopen until corona vaccine or ‘effective treatment’ developed

on May 8, 2020, 9:02 AM / in State News

‘We have to figure out how to live with COVID-19 until it can be vanquished,’ said Gov. Pritzker. By Calvin Freiburger SPRINGFIELD,  (LifeSiteNews) – On Tuesday, Democrat Gov. J.B. Pritzker laid out his five-phase plan for reopening Illinois, including the alarming revelation that, if he has his way, churches will be unable to seat more than 50 people at a […]

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Informed Response to Jaundiced Opinion RE: ‘Uncertain Future Lies Ahead for NRA’

on May 8, 2020, 8:57 AM / in Opinion

Opinion Official Communication by Marion P. Hammer Unified Sportsmen of Florida Executive Director NRA Past President Ammoland  With amusement, I read the tedious screed in AmmoLand News titled “With No New Leadership Options, an Uncertain Future Lies Ahead for NRA.” First, let’s be clear, the NRA is not looking for new leadership. We have an outstanding, super-qualified, self-less, dedicated Second […]

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News from Real Clear Politics, Friday, May 8th 2020

on May 8, 2020, 8:53 AM / in National News, Opinion

New Red Flags Emerging From FBI’s Handling of Flynn Case. Mark Hemingway examines irregularities and protocol failures. Local Media Blitz From Mike Pence. Phil Wegmann reports on the veep’s longstanding messaging strategy, which the pandemic has heightened in recent weeks. A Wake-Up Call to Head Off an Election Nightmare. Myra Adams counts the ways that the f-bomb (fraud charges) could […]

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US unemployment rate soars to 14.7 percent as economy loses 20.5 million jobs

on May 8, 2020, 8:52 AM / in National News

The U.S. lost 20.5 million jobs in April amid the economic devastation of the coronavirus pandemic as the steepest recorded surge in American unemployment wiped out a decade of job gains, according to data released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The unemployment rate spiked to 14.7 percent, according to the April jobs report, as thousands of businesses closed […]

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When They Control The Rules…. Small-business disaster loan limit slashed

When They Control The Rules…. Small-business disaster loan limit slashed

on May 8, 2020, 8:49 AM / in National News

The Small Business Administration has slashed its limit on loans under an emergency disaster lending program from $2 million to $150,000 due to overwhelming demand. The agency also is blocking all new applications from small businesses under the Economic Injury Disaster Loan program. The longstanding program is separate from the Paycheck Protection Program created in response to the coronavirus pandemic, […]

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Trump administration shelved CDC guidelines for reopening economy

Trump administration shelved CDC guidelines for reopening economy

on May 8, 2020, 8:46 AM / in National News

The Trump administration sent back the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s proposed guidance for restarting businesses, houses of worship, schools, and local government offices during the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, requesting revisions, The Associated Press reported Thursday. The 17-page report, titled “Guidance for Implementing the Opening Up America Again Framework,” was intended for release last Friday, but an anonymous CDC […]

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Supreme Court throws out convictions in Bridgegate scandal

Supreme Court throws out convictions in Bridgegate scandal

on May 8, 2020, 8:43 AM / in National News

The Supreme Court unanimously threw out the convictions of two former New Jersey officials involved in the state’s “Bridgegate” scandal on Thursday. Justice Elena Kagan wrote that the aides — Bridget Anne Kelly and Bill Baroni, allies of former Gov. Chris Christie (R) — “used deception” to cut access lanes from Fort Lee, New Jersey, to the bridge “for no […]

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Father and son charged with murder in Ahmaud Arbery shooting

on May 8, 2020, 8:41 AM / in State News

Gregory McMichael, 64, and his son Travis McMichael, 34, have been arrested for the fatal February shooting of Ahmaud Arbery, the Georgia Bureau of Investigations announced Thursday. Both were charged with murder and aggravated assault. Arbery, who was black, was jogging through a Glynn County neighborhood on Feb. 23 when the McMichaels, who are white, began chasing him in a […]

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Trump’s personal valet tests positive for coronavirus

on May 8, 2020, 8:38 AM / in National News

One of President Trump’s personal valets has tested positive for coronavirus. The valet, who was not identified publicly, is a member of the Navy and part of an elite military unit that works closely with the president and his family, so the test result raised concerns that Trump could have been exposed to the virus. Trump was very upset when […]

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DOJ drops its case against Michael Flynn

DOJ drops its case against Michael Flynn

on May 8, 2020, 8:36 AM / in National News

The Justice Department on Thursday moved to drop its criminal case against President Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contact with Russia’s ambassador before Trump’s inauguration. Flynn later tried to withdraw the plea, saying he was pressured into giving it. The DOJ investigated, and concluded the FBI’s interview of […]

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Pope Francis seeks Vatican freedom as Benedict urged to take ‘real retirement’

Pope Francis seeks Vatican freedom as Benedict urged to take ‘real retirement’

on May 8, 2020, 8:33 AM / in International News

POPE FRANCIS’ quest to ensure more liberalism within the Vatican is being hampered by Benedict, who must take “real retirement” after standing down as the head of the Catholic church, an expert has demanded. By CLIVE HAMMOND The alleged row between Francis and Benedict has continued to boil, ever since the current pope replaced his successor in a shock move seven years ago. It […]

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‘We’re going to fill it’: Republicans ready for any Supreme Court vacancy

‘We’re going to fill it’: Republicans ready for any Supreme Court vacancy

on May 8, 2020, 8:29 AM / in National News

GOP senators denied Obama a seat on the high court. They’ll deliver for Trump. Senate Republicans are quietly beginning to contemplate the possibility of an election-year confirmation battle for the Supreme Court. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s hospitalization this week and the looming end of the Supreme Court’s term raise the prospect of yet another prized vacancy for President Donald Trump. […]

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Eerie Emptiness Of ERs Worries Doctors: Where Are The Heart Attacks And Strokes?

Eerie Emptiness Of ERs Worries Doctors: Where Are The Heart Attacks And Strokes?

on May 8, 2020, 8:27 AM / in State News

by WILL STONE and ELLY YU  |  NPR The patient described it as the “worst headache of her life.” She didn’t go to the hospital though. Instead, the Washington state resident waited almost a week. When Dr. Abhineet Chowdhary finally saw her, he discovered she had a brain bleed that had gone untreated. The neurosurgeon did his best, but it was too […]

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Leg Cramps: 7 Causes and 7 Cures

on May 8, 2020, 8:01 AM / in Food

Leg cramps can be caused by several things, from the common and easily fixed at home, to the rare and dangerous, that you need your doctors help with. This video explains the most common causes of muscle cramps, especially in the legs, what causes them, and what you can do to address them.   Just because you have leg cramps […]

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Community update on the abandoned truck in the Forked Deer River.

on May 8, 2020, 7:58 AM / in Local News

In a press release:  The Jackson Police Department is aware of a green pick-up truck lodged in the Forked Deer River near the South Highland bridge. The vehicle is not related to a crime or missing person. The truck was abandoned in 2019 by it’s owner in adjacent wetlands after becoming stuck. Recent floods washed the truck into the river. […]

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Behind Trump’s Strategic Pivot

Behind Trump’s Strategic Pivot

on May 8, 2020, 7:55 AM / in Opinion

Trump can make the case that while China was the origin of the Wuhan virus that killed scores of thousands of Americans, it was Donald J. Trump who led us through the tragedy, and he is leading us forward, once again, to a new prosperity. What will be Joe Biden’s argument to lead America, after having sat out the worst […]

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