Archive for June 30th, 2020

Paradigm Shifts Still

on June 30, 2020, 8:50 AM / in Opinion

By Erick Erickson  A friend works with an American company that makes N95 masks. They can churn them out in the 100,000 and higher quantity. They don’t do direct to consumer masks, but to governments and corporations. They are not, however, 3M. The 3M N95 mask is the gold standard. Because it is the gold standard, 3M is backlogged. Because […]

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Below The Radar: The NICS Review Act

Below The Radar: The NICS Review Act

on June 30, 2020, 8:47 AM / in National News

 by Harold Hutchison  | (AmmoLand.com) The National Instant Check System has been a point of contention among Second Amendment supporters since the passage of the Brady Act in 1993. Some view it as an infringement and a “compromise.” Others viewed it as averting a far worse situation. It goes without saying that at a bare minimum, the system clearly needs fixes, and the Firearm […]

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Twitch suspends Trump account over footage with ‘hateful conduct’

on June 30, 2020, 8:43 AM / in National News

Twitch, the Amazon-owned livestreaming site, announced Monday it would temporarily suspend President Trump’s official account on the site, citing “hateful conduct” in footage from Trump’s campaign rallies. Trump launched his Twitch account a year ago. Unlike Twitter and Facebook, Twitch at the time said it would not tolerate violations of its terms of service, and would “not make exceptions for […]

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China passes controversial Hong Kong security law

on June 30, 2020, 8:40 AM / in International News

China’s National People’s Congress Standing Committee on Tuesday unanimously approved a contentious national security law that will allow Beijing to crack down on political dissent in Hong Kong, rolling back the autonomy the former British colony was promised when it was returned to Chinese rule in 1997. The U.S. has vowed to impose sanctions on any Chinese officials responsible for […]

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States with coronavirus surges roll back reopenings

on June 30, 2020, 8:36 AM / in State News

Hot-spot states are continuing to roll back business reopenings as coronavirus cases spike. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) ordered bars, gyms, theaters, water parks, and inner-tubing operations to shut down as infections surged. California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) warned that his state would continue to roll back its reopening plans if COVID-19 continues to spike. Newsom already ordered many bars […]

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Supreme Court rules on abortion and Jen Hatmaker says her daughter is gay: What our culture needs most

Supreme Court rules on abortion and Jen Hatmaker says her daughter is gay: What our culture needs most

on June 30, 2020, 8:33 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison Yesterday, the Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law restricting abortion by a five-to-four vote, with Chief Justice Roberts siding with the four-judge liberal wing. The Louisiana law, enacted in 2014, requires doctors performing abortions to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals. Its supporters said the law protects the health and safety of women seeking abortions and that […]

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St. Louis Circuit Attorney Threatens to Take Action Against Couple Who Protected Home Against Protest Mob on Private Street

on June 30, 2020, 8:28 AM / in State News

On Sunday night several hundred Black Lives Matter protesters gathered in the Central West End neighborhood in St. Louis City. Then in the evening they hundreds of protesters crossed Kingshighway and entered Portland Place, a private gated community inside the city limits. The broke through this gate. A couple in the neighborhood were having dinner outside at the time when […]

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BLM Protester Kills Photographer Who Supported The Movement

BLM Protester Kills Photographer Who Supported The Movement

on June 30, 2020, 8:03 AM / in State News

A photographer who allegedly supported Black Lives Matter (BLM) seems to have been killed by a BLM-affiliated protester. Tyler Gerth, a photographer and outspoken supporter of the Black Lives Matter movement, according to the Courier Journal, was gunned down in a protest camp in Louisville, Kentucky, on Saturday. Steven Nelson Lopez, who is suspected of killing Gerth, has been sighted and arrested at protests […]

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Jackson Police are investigating a late evening shooting.

on June 30, 2020, 7:59 AM / in Local News

Officers and Investigators of the Jackson Police Department are investigating a late evening shooting that has left one person dead. At approximately 7:35 p.m., officers were dispatched to a shooting in the area of Roosevelt Parkway and Carver Street.  Responding officers located a juvenile that was suffering from a gunshot.  The juvenile was transported by Emergency Medical Services to a […]

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So Gilead (GILD) surprises the markets – but first let’s consider what was happening yesterday morning in the pre-dawn hours…

on June 30, 2020, 7:55 AM / in International News, National News

KENNY POLCARI Asian markets had closed lower, European markets were lower and US futures were wobbling around the unchanged line… the negative mood from Friday was hanging over the markets. We learned that virus cases exploded over the weekend, every headline had two numbers – the papers reported more than 10 million people globally have been exposed to the virus and […]

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Now It’s Woodrow Wilson’s Turn

Now It’s Woodrow Wilson’s Turn

on June 30, 2020, 7:50 AM / in Opinion

Wilson’s support of segregation was a matter of record in his own time and is a subject about which every biographer and historian of that period has been aware. When did Princeton discover that this Southern-born president, the most famous son in the school’s history, like so many of his presidential predecessors, did not believe in integration? Now that statues […]

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Planned Parenthood burns American flag to protest ban on aborting babies with heartbeats

Planned Parenthood burns American flag to protest ban on aborting babies with heartbeats

on June 30, 2020, 7:48 AM / in State News

Progressives may be pushing for a second American revolution, but their primary loyalty is to the sexual revolution. These days it feels as if the Overton Window is moving at such warp speed that you can actually hear it sliding. State governments have placed their own citizens under house arrest, promptly made exceptions for riots and protests, and now statue-smashing […]

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Boris Johnson Warns ‘Fat’ Britons That They Must Lose Weight

Boris Johnson Warns ‘Fat’ Britons That They Must Lose Weight

on June 30, 2020, 7:44 AM / in International News

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is ditching his libertarian instincts and considering state interventions to tackle the U.K.’s high obesity levels. The coronavirus crisis has persuaded Johnson that ministers have a duty to address excess weight as a major health issue, he told Times Radio on Monday. The prime minister has previously railed against “nanny state” interventions in the lives […]

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The special operations Marine Raiders have a new commander

The special operations Marine Raiders have a new commander

on June 30, 2020, 7:41 AM / in National News

Story by Philip Athey  |  Marine Times Marine Forces Special Operations Command welcomed its eighth commander Friday when Maj. Gen. James F. Glynn took the unit from the retiring Maj. Gen. Daniel Yoo at a ceremony aboard Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Glynn last was with the special forces unit from 2011 to 2013 when he served as the commander for the […]

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Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana abortion restrictions

on June 30, 2020, 7:38 AM / in National News, State News

The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a Louisiana abortion law, handing a win to abortion rights advocates who feared the conservative court would break with past rulings to rein in protections that emerged from the landmark decision in Roe v. Wade. The justices voted 5-4 to invalidate Louisiana’s admitting-privilege law in the first major abortion ruling of the Trump […]

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White House threatens veto on Democrats’ $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan

on June 30, 2020, 7:35 AM / in National News

President Trump threatened to veto House Democrats’ $1.5 trillion green infrastructure plan on Monday, arguing it should eliminate or reduce environmental reviews and doesn’t route enough money to rural America. The bill contains billions to repair the nation’s crumbling roads and bridges while setting aside funds for broadband, schools and hospitals. It would also require states to commit to reducing […]

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Newsom hints at renewed restrictions in California: ‘We don’t like the trend line’

Newsom hints at renewed restrictions in California: ‘We don’t like the trend line’

on June 30, 2020, 7:31 AM / in State News

SACRAMENTO — California added four more counties Monday to its watch list of places with concerning growth in their local coronavirus outbreaks, including Solano County, as Gov. Gavin Newsom hinted that he could renew some restrictions on public life. State public health officials are now closely monitoring the conditions in 19 of California’s 58 counties, including Contra Costa and Santa Clara in […]

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Comer tapped to serve as top Republican on House Oversight

on June 30, 2020, 7:28 AM / in National News

Rep. James Comer (R-Ky.) was tapped Monday to take over as the top Republican on the powerful House Oversight and Reform Committee from former Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), who is now President Trump’s chief of staff. Comer edged out Rep. Jody Hice (R-Ga.), the most senior member on the panel and one of the leading voices in the conservative House […]

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The First…..

The First…..

on June 30, 2020, 7:13 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Gary Varvel 

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It’s NOT a ‘Police Problem’

It’s NOT a ‘Police Problem’

on June 30, 2020, 7:05 AM / in Opinion

Democrats are disgracefully blame-shifting their epic urban failures by claiming it’s all a “police problem.” After the unjustified death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, leftists and their mainstream media outlets did what they do best — used one death as political fodder to support their agenda, which launched a murder, assault, burning, and looting campaign nationwide. They also launched a national movement vilifying ALL […]

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