Archive for July 2nd, 2020

Turkey convicts US consulate employee of terrorism offence

on July 2, 2020, 8:46 AM / in International News

Metin Topuz was accused of links to cleric Fethullah Gülen, blamed for 2016 coup A Turkish court has convicted a local US consulate employee in Istanbul of aiding an armed terrorist organisation and sentenced him to eight years and nine months in prison, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported. Metin Topuz, a translator and assistant for the US Drug Enforcement […]

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Scholar forced to resign over study that found police shootings not biased against blacks

Scholar forced to resign over study that found police shootings not biased against blacks

on July 2, 2020, 8:44 AM / in State News

Union rep tells College Fix that university should not share data that runs afoul of its support of BLM protests Michigan State University leaders have successfully pressured Stephen Hsu to resign from his position as vice president of research and innovation after the Graduate Employees Union launched a campaign to oust him from his role. This came after the union, which represents teaching and research assistants, crawled […]

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‘Republicans for Biden’ are Gun Owners’ Enemies Inside the Gates

‘Republicans for Biden’ are Gun Owners’ Enemies Inside the Gates

on July 2, 2020, 8:41 AM / in National News

by David Codrea “Biden is the clear choice when it comes to compassionate and decent leadership,” The Lincoln Project tweeted Thursday. “In a battle of heart, mind, and character @JoeBiden wins by a landslide. We need to ensure that’s reflected in the vote this November.” It’s hardly news. They began running pro-Biden ads in April. The Lincoln Project…? I refer to them as the cheap […]

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Richmond removes statue of Gen. Stonewall Jackson

on July 2, 2020, 8:25 AM / in State News

I might suggest removing any markers or street names that refer to blacks be removed as well. Since it honors a person of race, they should be replaced by anti racist names like _______________ , by gosh, we just couldn’t think of one. Richmond, Virginia, authorities on Wednesday removed a statue of Gen. Stonewall Jackson as momentum builds to end […]

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Leftist Ex-George W. Bush officials back Biden

Leftist Ex-George W. Bush officials back Biden

on July 2, 2020, 8:20 AM / in National News

A group of former George W. Bush administration and campaign officials has started a super PAC aiming to get disgruntled Republicans to support presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. The group, using the name “43 Alumni for Biden,” “seeks to unite and mobilize a community of historically Republican voters who are dismayed and disappointed by the damage done to our […]

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When In the Course of Human Events

on July 2, 2020, 8:08 AM / in Opinion

H/T to LR “Government requires make-believe. Make believe that the king is divine, make believe that he can do no wrong or make believe that the voice of the people is the voice of God. Make believe that the people have a voice or make believe that the representatives of the people are the people. Make believe that governors are […]

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‘You Know You’re on the Right Side of History When…’

‘You Know You’re on the Right Side of History When…’

on July 2, 2020, 8:05 AM / in Opinion

When will the Democrat Party disband, given it was (and remains) the party of slavery and black oppression? “A morsel of genuine history is a thing so rare as to be always valuable.” —Thomas Jefferson (1817) You know you’re on the right side of history when the other side burns our flag and topples our monuments and obstructs the march […]

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Markets Focus on the Positives

on July 2, 2020, 8:03 AM / in National News

By KENNY POLCARI Happy 4th of July! Stocks began the quarter mixed – which was not so much of a surprise to me – although I will admit – I did expect a bit more weakness after the strong second quarter performance and the last minute window dressing we saw on Tuesday – BUT there were some positive headlines that hit the tape […]

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NYPD Hits Rock Bottom: 272 Officers File for Retirement, Lowest Morale in Over 38 Years

on July 2, 2020, 7:58 AM / in State News

By Ryan Foley  |  The Western Journal With anti-police rhetoric on the rise and a decision by local leadership to partially defund the police and completely disband the city’s plainclothes anti-crime unit, it should not come as a surprise that a shocking number of New York City police officers want out. According to the New York Post, 272 NYPD officers filed retirement papers in the month […]

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NEWS WAPO Editor To White Women, ‘Lucky’ We’re Not Calling For Revenge

NEWS WAPO Editor To White Women, ‘Lucky’ We’re Not Calling For Revenge

on July 2, 2020, 7:49 AM / in National News

On Sunday evening, the Global Opinions editor for The Washington Post tweeted “white women are lucky that we are just calling them ‘Karen’s’. And not calling for revenge.” Karen Attiah wrote in a since-deleted tweet, “The lies & tears of White women hath wrought: —The 1921 Tulsa Massacre — Murder of Emmet Till — Exclusion of Black women from feminist […]

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Let’s Get Real Before Real Gets Us

Let’s Get Real Before Real Gets Us

on July 2, 2020, 7:46 AM / in Opinion

Please read and share far and wide!     Let’s Get Real Before Real Gets Us Many thanks to Carol for sending this out and for her opening commentary!. Jackie Juntti WGEN  idzrus@earthlink.net From Carol Brown – Today, Oregon’s Governor, Kate Brown,  is now requiring all Oregonians to wear face masks when they go outside or into any public building.  Washington State started that […]

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SHELLENBERGER: On Behalf Of Environmentalists, I Apologize For The Climate Scare

on July 2, 2020, 7:39 AM / in National News

Last night as I was watching Don Stewart on HIS CHANNEL “Breaking News”   https://hischannel.com he mentioned this topic and I wrote down the name of the guy to check it out this morning.  When I pulled in my email there were two emails from WGEN readers from two sources about this guy.  I think that is the first time something like that […]

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IT’S WHAT YOU SCATTER

on July 2, 2020, 7:32 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Just came across this in my old files = thought it was well worth sharing today.  –  Jackie IT’S WHAT YOU SCATTER I was at the corner grocery store buying some early potatoes… I noticed a small boy, delicate of bone and feature, ragged but clean, hungrily apprising a basket of freshly picked green peas. I paid for my potatoes but […]

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Why Facts Don’t Matter to People

Why Facts Don’t Matter to People

on July 2, 2020, 7:31 AM / in National News, Opinion

Good Morning! I offer this as an FYI, for you to make your own decision. I found it thought provoking! A March 2020 poll of Americans with 3,000 respondents showed strong bipartisan support for criminalizing speech. About 70% of those surveyed supported government “restricting people’s ability to say things” deemed as misinformation. Nearly 80% endorsed the conscription of health care professionals. […]

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Its existence kept secret throughout the war, the US naval base at Ulithi was for a time the world’s largest naval facility.

Its existence kept secret throughout the war, the US naval base at Ulithi was for a time the world’s largest naval facility.

on July 2, 2020, 7:28 AM / in History

H/T to Bill Originally posted by Mark Allen. Images restored. Scott WRG Editor Its existence kept secret throughout the war, the US naval base at Ulithi was for a time the world’s largest naval facility. BY GEORGE SPANGLER In March 1945, 15 battleships, 29 carriers, 23 cruisers, 106 destroyers, and a train of oilers and supply ships sailed from “a […]

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The Block Party Is Over. Arrests Made After Mayor Orders End of CHOP.

The Block Party Is Over. Arrests Made After Mayor Orders End of CHOP.

on July 2, 2020, 7:13 AM / in State News

By Luis Miguel The experiment in anarchy is over — for now. Seattle police cleared the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) on Wednesday following an emergency order from Mayor Jenny Durkan (D). Numerous arrests were made as the city retook possession of the Seattle Police Department’s East Precinct, citing violence and lawlessness in the area as their primary motives for […]

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Democrats’ New “Environmental Justice” Plan Mixes Climate With BLM

Democrats’ New “Environmental Justice” Plan Mixes Climate With BLM

on July 2, 2020, 7:09 AM / in National News

by Luis Miguel House Democrats released a plan for combating “climate change” this week, calling for the doctrine of “environmental justice” to figure prominently in American environmental policy. The massive 547-page document was presented by Democrats on the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis. “Environmental justice must be at the center of federal climate and environmental policy,” it reads […]

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July 2nd in History

July 2nd in History

on July 2, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

July 2 is the 183rd day of the year (184th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 182 days remaining until the end of the year. This day is the midpoint of a common year because there are 182 days before and 182 days after it in common years, and 183 before and 182 after in leap years. […]

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Bearing The Name

Bearing The Name

on July 2, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

The disciples were first called Christians in Antioch. —Acts 11:26 Hans Geiger, Marie Curie, Rudolf Diesel, Samuel Morse, and Louis Braille share something in common. They all invented or discovered something significant that bears their name. Their names, along with many others, appear in the “Encyclopedia Britannica’s Greatest Inventions,” a list of “325 innovations that have had profound effects on […]

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