Archive for July 6th, 2020

Gerda and Kurt

Gerda and Kurt

on July 6, 2020, 7:43 AM / in History, People

Good morning. It’s Monday, July 6, 2020. On this date in 1945, a 21-year-old Jewish refugee named Gerda Weissmann wrote a letter to an American officer she had met two months earlier when his unit liberated her and more than 100 other women along the border between Germany and Czechoslovakia. The horrors of World War II were finally ending in Europe. If the […]

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Global Markets are on a Tear!

on July 6, 2020, 7:38 AM / in National News

Stocks jumped again on Thursday as Americans braced for the latest economic data that would detail the pace of the recovery while continuing to tell the story of the economic damage that we suffered. The June NFP (Non-Farm Payroll) report revealed that we added more jobs, 4.8 million vs the expected 3 million – now while it was a ‘surprise’ based […]

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The Dead Bodies Are Piling Up At CHAZ/CHOP

The Dead Bodies Are Piling Up At CHAZ/CHOP

on July 6, 2020, 7:31 AM / in Opinion

Posted by Sean Robertson  |  Freedom Wire Orwell was right. Everything George Orwell wrote about in his dystopian novels Animal Farm and 1984 has proven to be 100% correct. How do we know? We can watch the Left playing it out in real-time, not just with their words and their ideologies, but with blatant actions going on in the CHAZ/CHOP experiment that they claimed would […]

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Is Tammy Duckworth a Natural Born Citizen?

Is Tammy Duckworth a Natural Born Citizen?

on July 6, 2020, 7:23 AM / in Opinion

Although it pains your faithful servant – grievously – to sully this post with a link to the electronic pages of The Washington (“Propaganda-Thrives-in-Darkness”) Post, once again the issue of presidential eligibility raises its head in connection with the potential candidacy of Illinois Senator Tammy Duckworth as a vice-presidential running-mate for Slow Joe Biden.  It appears that she is ineligible under the 12th Amendment. As a […]

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The Bozos Driving the Trump Bus in Nevada

The Bozos Driving the Trump Bus in Nevada

on July 6, 2020, 7:13 AM / in Opinion, State News

  (Chuck Muth) – On March 31, 2020, Josh Skaggs, a regional field director for the Trump re-election campaign in Nevada, reportedly inked a letter to Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel in which he sounded the alarm on how badly the campaign was screwing up here…      “In 2016, Donald Trump lost Nevada by a narrow margin.  In […]

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Sen. Tammy Duckworth: ‘We Should Listen To The Argument’ For Removing George Washington Statues

Sen. Tammy Duckworth: ‘We Should Listen To The Argument’ For Removing George Washington Statues

on July 6, 2020, 7:07 AM / in National News

Democratic Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth said Americans should “listen to the argument” for removing monuments to George Washington, the first president of the United States. During a Sunday morning appearance on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Duckworth was asked by guest anchor Dana Bash to react to President Donald Trump’s defense of U.S. monuments during his Thursday night speech at Mount Rushmore. “I know […]

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Trump to steer national conversation on ‘safely reopening’ schools, contradicted after claiming most coronavirus infections ‘totally harmless.’

on July 6, 2020, 7:00 AM / in National News

By Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver America wants to know what’s ahead for students and educators this fall, from kindergarten through college. On Tuesday, President Trump will steer a “national dialogue on safely reopening America’s schools.” The president in April called on schools to reopen, but educators believe there is no one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to the safest option […]

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NRA Endorses Sen. John Stevens for Tennessee State Senate

NRA Endorses Sen. John Stevens for Tennessee State Senate

on July 6, 2020, 6:52 AM / in State News

  On behalf of our more than five million members, the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) today endorsed John Stevens for re-election to the 24th Senate District of Tennessee. “John Stevens is a champion of our Second Amendment freedoms and has always fought to protect the constitutional rights of law-abiding Tennesseans,” said Matt Herriman, NRA-ILA’s Tennessee state director. […]

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Ghislaine Maxwell Sat on Buckingham Palace Throne with Kevin Spacey

on July 6, 2020, 6:43 AM / in National News

Birds of a feather flock together? Late pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s longtime pal Ghislaine Maxwell is seen in a newly resurfaced photo sitting on Buckingham Palace thrones with actor Kevin Spacey, who has been accused of making an unwanted sexual advance on 14-year-old actor Anthony Rapp, among others. How Ghislaine Maxwell once sat on Buckingham Palace thrones with Kevin Spacey https://t.co/LqNRmEGusD pic.twitter.com/3B48ac0F3I — New […]

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Ennio Morricone, Prolific Italian Composer for the Movies, Dies at 91

Ennio Morricone, Prolific Italian Composer for the Movies, Dies at 91

on July 6, 2020, 6:39 AM / in International News, People

Ennio Morricone, the prolific Italian film composer best known for his iconic scores of The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly and other Sergio Leone “spaghetti Westerns,” died early Monday at a hospital in Rome. He was 91, and died of complications from a fall last week in which he broke his femur. Morricone scored more than 500 films. He […]

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Frederick Douglass statue toppled in New York

on July 6, 2020, 6:31 AM / in State News

Vandals toppled a statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass in Rochester, New York, on Sunday, on the anniversary of his July 5, 1852 speech, “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July.” The statue was torn from its pedestal and left about 50 feet away, near the Genesee River gorge. Douglass, a former slave, delivered his famous speech to the […]

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Developers cancel long-delayed Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Developers cancel long-delayed Atlantic Coast Pipeline

on July 6, 2020, 6:29 AM / in National News

The developers of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline announced Sunday that they were canceling the long-delayed, $8 billion natural gas project. The companies, Dominion Energy and Duke Energy, won a Supreme Court battle over a key permit last month, but they said “recent developments have created an unacceptable layer of uncertainty and anticipated delays” for the 600-mile pipeline, which was to […]

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8 feared dead after 2 planes collide over Idaho lake

8 feared dead after 2 planes collide over Idaho lake

on July 6, 2020, 6:26 AM / in State News

Eight passengers and crew members were presumed dead after two planes collided over Lake Coeur d’Alene in Idaho on Sunday. The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that two bodies had been recovered. No survivors were found. Witnesses saw the two planes hit each other, then crash into the water near Powderhorn Bay. The National Transportation Safety Board said the aircraft […]

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Atlanta’s mayor tells protesters to leave after 8-year-old girl killed

Atlanta’s mayor tells protesters to leave after 8-year-old girl killed

on July 6, 2020, 6:23 AM / in State News

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms (D) said Sunday that protesters should “clear out” of an area near the Wendy’s where Rayshard Brooks was killed by police in June, after an 8-year-old African-American girl was fatally shot nearby. “Enough is enough,” Bottoms said at a news conference. The child, Secoriea Turner, was riding in a car with her mother and a […]

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U.S. reports another day of record COVID-19 cases

on July 6, 2020, 6:21 AM / in National News

Increasing daily coronavirus infections in 39 states put a damper on Fourth of July weekend celebrations. The rolling seven-day average daily increase in coronavirus cases reached 48,606 on Sunday, setting a record high for the 27th day in a row. Local authorities in Florida, Texas, and Arizona said their states’ early reopenings had fueled a spike in new infections and […]

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Joey Chestnut wins the Mustard Yellow Belt: A July Fourth like no other and the way to be a nation God can bless

Joey Chestnut wins the Mustard Yellow Belt: A July Fourth like no other and the way to be a nation God can bless

on July 6, 2020, 6:17 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison The National League was formed in 1876, the American League in 1901. In 1981, the players went on strike from June 11 until August 10. As best I can tell, that’s the only time in 144 years that the game was not played on Independence Day. Until last Saturday, that is. But all was not lost: […]

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Fourth of July weekend marked by violence as girl, 7, among dead in Chicago, cities see deadly shootings

Fourth of July weekend marked by violence as girl, 7, among dead in Chicago, cities see deadly shootings

on July 6, 2020, 6:15 AM / in National News

The Fourth of July holiday weekend across the U.S. was marred by violence as more than 14 were killed and dozens were injured in shootings, including at a nightclub in South Carolina. In Chicago, a city known for its bloody gun violence, more than 67 people were shot over the holiday weekend and at least 13 were killed, including a 7-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy. President Trump reacted to […]

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New rule requires Tennessee students to get flu vaccines

New rule requires Tennessee students to get flu vaccines

on July 6, 2020, 6:07 AM / in State News

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee students will have to get their flu shot this fall and also be immunized for COVID-19 if a vaccine becomes available under an emergency rule unanimously approved Friday by the university’s Board of Trustees. The university went to online classes because of the coronavirus pandemic on March 16, which was extended April 1 through the […]

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COVID or not, Tennessee expects 180 days of ‘quality instruction’ for students next year

COVID or not, Tennessee expects 180 days of ‘quality instruction’ for students next year

on July 6, 2020, 6:05 AM / in State News

By Marta W. Aldrich   |  Chalkbeat Tennessee officials expect districts and charter schools to provide students with 180 days of “quality instruction” for 6½ hours each day, even if the coronavirus disrupts classrooms for a second straight year. They’re also warning local school leaders not to expect the state to grant blanket waivers on required instructional time, including four hours […]

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Calls grow for Tennessee to cancel TNReady testing for second straight year

Calls grow for Tennessee to cancel TNReady testing for second straight year

on July 6, 2020, 6:02 AM / in State News

By Marta W. Aldrich |  Chalkbeat Tennessee’s simmering debate over standardized testing is heating up during the pandemic as key education groups clash over whether the state should remove the burden of testing from school communities for a second straight year. Groups began lining up both for and against testing after Superintendent Joris Ray, who leads the state’s largest district […]

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