Archive for May 26th, 2020

Seattle Democrats Demand Washington State Provide Millions to Illegal Aliens

on May 26, 2020, 7:52 AM / in Opinion, State News

Just as Gov. Gavin Newsom of California comes under fire for spending more than $100 million on illegal immigrants while threatening to lay off first responders during the coronavirus pandemic, Democrats in Seattle are urging Washington leaders to follow his lead. This week, the Seattle City Council passed a resolution demanding that Gov. Jay Inslee (D) set up a Washington […]

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Wuhan pastor interrogated after Zoom evangelism event: ‘I will only live for Christ’

Wuhan pastor interrogated after Zoom evangelism event: ‘I will only live for Christ’

on May 26, 2020, 7:49 AM / in International News

A local pastor in the Chinese city of Wuhan, the origin of the novel coronavirus, was taken away by police for interrogation while he was leading an online meeting of Christians on evangelism and church planting, according to the Chinese Christian Fellowship of Righteousness. The Zoom meeting, “Proclaim Jesus Gospel Gathering,” was underway when the police in Hubei province’s Wuhan city […]

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Welcome to Planet Stupid

Welcome to Planet Stupid

on May 26, 2020, 7:47 AM / in Opinion, State News

(Chuck Muth) – A couple weeks ago, the Westwind Drive-in re-opened.  They had this silly idea that if they closed the concession stand, limited bathroom use to one person at a time, and spaced cars out by 10-feet or more that they could operate safely during the COVID hysteria. That lasted all of one night.  Nevada Gov. Baron von Sisolak shut […]

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How to Vote Your Proxy This Week to Reflect Your Values

How to Vote Your Proxy This Week to Reflect Your Values

on May 26, 2020, 7:41 AM / in Opinion

Wednesday this week is a big day for shareholder meetings, and a big day for proxy voting – mostly voting against a full scorecard of truly deplorable proposals submitted by various members of the As You Sow (AYS) Coalition.  The first three proposals listed below are our Free Enterprise Project (FEP) proposals.  We ask you to vote for the first […]

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GAFFE-GATE: DID JOE REALLY SAY THAT?

on May 26, 2020, 7:26 AM / in Opinion

Freudian slips can be hilarious when they happen at exactly the wrong time.  Allegedly, delirious Joe Biden made the statement that, “Joe Biden is going to beat Joe Biden”.  If Joe really said that, it’s probably one of the most truthful statements Biden has ever uttered, because right now, Joe Biden is Joe Biden’s worst enemy, and he will probably […]

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U.S. Supreme Court asked to intervene in California’s ‘biased’ shutdown of churches

U.S. Supreme Court asked to intervene in California’s ‘biased’ shutdown of churches

on May 26, 2020, 7:20 AM / in National News, State News

A Pentecostal church argues that Gov. Newsom’s order is a ‘blatant violation’ of the First Amendment. By LifeSiteNews staff SAN DIEGO, California, May 25, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – Southern California’s South Bay Pentecostal Church has petitioned the United States Supreme Court to intervene and issue an emergency injunction against Governor Gavin Newsom’s shutdown of churches. The church’s attorneys are arguing that […]

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China Builds Massive Spying Capacity in Africa

China Builds Massive Spying Capacity in Africa

on May 26, 2020, 7:16 AM / in International News

The Chinese government has established an unparalleled spying capacity in Africa by encouraging Chinese companies such as Huawei to construct government buildings across the continent, according to a recent report. The report, published by the conservative Heritage Foundation, found that Chinese firms—many of which are state-owned or linked to the government—have built or renovated 186 government buildings in Africa. Many were […]

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The Self-Congratulatory Front Page

The Self-Congratulatory Front Page

on May 26, 2020, 7:13 AM / in Opinion

By Erick Erickson I had an opportunity to sit down with Vice President Pence on Friday to talk about the coronavirus taskforce, Georgia’s slow-rolling reopening, and what college football might look like in the fall. You can listen to it here. Relatedly, don’t look now, but the tracking average in Georgia suggests the number of cases is going to go […]

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Patrick Ewing recovering at home after coronavirus treatment

Patrick Ewing recovering at home after coronavirus treatment

on May 26, 2020, 7:06 AM / in Basketball

Georgetown basketball coach Patrick Ewing is recovering at home after being released from a hospital where he was treated for COVID-19, his son Patrick Ewing Jr. said Monday. Ewing, a Hall of Famer, was a star player for Georgetown, leading the team to the 1984 men’s NCAA basketball championship. He was the No. 1 overall draft pick in 1985 and […]

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Novavax launches human testing of COVID-19 vaccine

Novavax launches human testing of COVID-19 vaccine

on May 26, 2020, 7:02 AM / in International News

U.S. biotechnology company Novavax said Monday it was starting human trials of a potential coronavirus vaccine in Australia. “Administering our vaccine in the first participants of this clinical trial is a significant achievement, bringing us one step closer toward addressing the fundamental need for a vaccine in the fight against the global COVID‑19 pandemic,” Novavax CEO Stanley Erck said. Results […]

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California opens places of worship, in-store retail businesses: health officials

on May 26, 2020, 6:59 AM / in State News

California’s Department of Public Health said Monday that stores and places of worship that were closed under coronavirus-prevention restrictions can reopen at 25 percent capacity. The announcement of the new guidance came as states face rising pressure, including lawsuits and protests, to let churches, synagogues, and mosques resume religious services. President Trump on Friday said that churches were “essential,” and […]

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Biden marks Memorial Day in 1st public appearance in 2 months

Biden marks Memorial Day in 1st public appearance in 2 months

on May 26, 2020, 6:54 AM / in National News

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday made his first public appearance since mid-March as he visited a veterans memorial in Delaware. The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee wore a mask while laying a wreath on Memorial Day, alongside his wife, Jill Biden, who also wore a mask. Biden’s decision to follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendation to […]

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WHO halts hydroxychloroquine study due to risks

WHO halts hydroxychloroquine study due to risks

on May 26, 2020, 6:52 AM / in International News

The World Health Organization is temporarily halting a study on hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine as potential COVID-19 treatments due to safety concerns, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus announced Monday. The decision followed a study published in The Lancet medical journal that COVID-19 patients treated with hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine had a higher death rate than other patients. The Data Safety Monitoring Board […]

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Michigan Gov. Whitmer caught in Memorial Day lockdown controversy over husband’s reported boat request

on May 26, 2020, 6:45 AM / in State News

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer faced backlash from Republican lawmakers after a reported request from her husband to get the family’s boat out on the water before Memorial Day weekend — far from their home in Lansing. Whitmer, a Democrat, famously has imposed one of the strictest lockdowns in the country, sparking frequent protests. What’s more, she’s told people not living in Northern Michigan […]

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Veterans Cemetery Murders Highlight Predator-Favoring Government Gun Ban

Veterans Cemetery Murders Highlight Predator-Favoring Government Gun Ban

on May 26, 2020, 6:35 AM / in Opinion

(Ammoland.com) “A man who shot and killed an elderly couple at a veterans cemetery in Delaware earlier this month was fatally shot by police during a shootout in a wooded area,” the Associated Press and other “news” outlets reported Saturday. The couple was visiting the gravesite of their son when their murderer opened fire on them for yet undetermined reasons. Here’s […]

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Hundreds of young students say K-12 schools mishandled their sex assault cases

on May 26, 2020, 6:31 AM / in Opinion

A Colorado high school did nothing to stop students who taunted and threatened a sexual assault victim for months, according to a lawsuit she filed against the district. Students even started a petition to allow the attacker to go to prom, and to block the victim from attending. The case is one of at least 330 suits filed across the […]

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‘I miss my homeland’: fearful Uighurs celebrate Eid in exile in Turkey

‘I miss my homeland’: fearful Uighurs celebrate Eid in exile in Turkey

on May 26, 2020, 6:27 AM / in International News

Istanbul has become world’s largest diaspora hub for Uighurs fleeing Chinese persecution In Hayrı Gül’s house, there was a lot to do before the Eid al-Fitr, or Bayram, holiday marking the end of Ramadan began on Saturday. There were traditional sangza noodles to bake, then twist into ropes and pile into pyramids. Special occasion clothes needed to be washed and ironed. Celebrating the […]

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Like Sheep

Like Sheep

on May 26, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to our own way.Isaiah 53:6 One of my daily chores when I lived with my grandfather in northern Ghana was taking care of sheep. Each morning I took them out to pasture and returned by evening. That was when I first noticed how stubborn sheep can be. Whenever […]

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Quote For Today

Quote For Today

on May 26, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“I know men and I tell you that Jesus Christ is no mere man. Between Him and every other person in the world there is no possible comparison. Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne, and I have founded empires. But on what did we rest the creations of our genius? Upon force. Jesus Christ founded His empire upon love; and at this hour […]

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May 26th in History

May 26th in History

on May 26, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

May 26 is the 146th day of the year (147th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 219 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Augustine of Canterbury (Anglicanism and Eastern Orthodox) Lambert of Vence Peter Sanz (one of Martyr Saints of China) Philip Neri Quadratus of Athens Zachary, Bishop of Vienne May […]

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