Archive for July 9th, 2020

U.S. Surpasses 3 Million Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

on July 9, 2020, 8:40 AM / in National News

According to Johns Hopkins University, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the U.S. has surpassed 3 million cases. The U.S. leads the planet in confirmed cases. There are roughly 12 million reported cases worldwide. The U.S. also leads in the number of related deaths, now at more than 130,000. There have been more than 550,000 deaths globally. As of […]

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Brooks Brothers files for bankruptcy

Brooks Brothers files for bankruptcy

on July 9, 2020, 8:38 AM / in National News

Brooks Brothers has filed for bankruptcy protection and announced it would close 50 of its more than 500 stores due to the coronavirus crisis. The company, which was founded in 1818, also said it would halt manufacturing of its clothing in three U.S. factories in August. Brooks Brothers is looking for a buyer and has “secured a $75 million debtor-in-possession […]

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Harvard, MIT sue over ICE policy sending foreign students home

Harvard, MIT sue over ICE policy sending foreign students home

on July 9, 2020, 8:34 AM / in National News

Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Wednesday filed a lawsuit challenging a Trump administration policy forcing foreign students to return to their home countries if their colleges are offering only online classes this fall. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced the policy directive on Monday. Harvard, which has 5,000 international students, announced this week all fall classes will […]

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Pence: CDC will revise school guidelines Trump calls ‘too tough’

on July 9, 2020, 8:29 AM / in National News

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is revising its school-reopening guidance after President Trump tweeted that the public health agency’s plan was too restrictive and expensive, Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday. “The president said today we just don’t want the guidance to be too tough,” Pence said. Pence added that the CDC would issue “a new set of […]

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Supreme Court: Trump birth control rule can stand

Supreme Court: Trump birth control rule can stand

on July 9, 2020, 8:25 AM / in National News

The Supreme Court ruled 7-2 Wednesday to uphold a Trump administration rule that will let employers opt out of providing no-cost birth control if they cite moral or religious objections. The Affordable Care Act mandated employers and insurers provide contraceptives as part of their coverage, but exempted houses of worship. The Trump administration broadened the exception to cover all employers […]

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NC: Veto Override Fails for Second Amendment Preservation Act

NC: Veto Override Fails for Second Amendment Preservation Act

on July 9, 2020, 8:21 AM / in State News

On July 8th, the veto override attempt in the House of Representatives for House Bill 652, the Second Amendment Preservation Act, received a vote of 66-48, failing to meet the 3/5 minimum needed. HB 652 previously passed both chambers of the General Assembly with overwhelming bipartisan majorities. Gov. Cooper erroneously claimed that the bill will allow guns in schools and […]

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Why Halle Berry Was Forced to Turn Down An Acting Gig

Why Halle Berry Was Forced to Turn Down An Acting Gig

on July 9, 2020, 8:18 AM / in National News, Opinion

And you thought winning that award meant she had the skills to perform. By Brad Slager  |  Town Hall Once again we are watching as someone in entertainment has had to recoil when they were “revealed” to have said something insensitive regarding an upcoming film role. This time it was Halle Berry, who had the temerity to suggest that she was […]

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Seattle held ‘segregated’ training session on ‘undoing whiteness,’ encouraged staffers to forfeit ‘guaranteed physical safety’

on July 9, 2020, 8:11 AM / in State News

‘Racism is not our fault but we are responsible,’ one handout declared By Danielle Wallace | Fox News The City of Seattle held a racially segregated employee training session aimed at White staffers and instructing them on “undoing your own whiteness” in order to be held accountable by people of color, according to documents obtained by a public records request. The session took […]

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‘Catch and kill’: Scientists reveal air filter ALMOST 100% effective against coronavirus

‘Catch and kill’: Scientists reveal air filter ALMOST 100% effective against coronavirus

on July 9, 2020, 8:06 AM / in International News

Scientists have designed an air filter that can both catch and kill the coronavirus by trapping and neutralizing it instantly. The new invention could be used to reduce the spread of the virus in enclosed spaces. The study, which appeared in Materials Today Physics on Tuesday, states that 99.8 percent of Covid-19 is killed within a single pass through the filter. The […]

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Kanye West: ‘Planned Parenthoods Have Been Placed Inside Cities by White Supremacists to Do the Devil’s Work’

on July 9, 2020, 7:41 AM / in National News

By JEROME HUDSON  |  Breitbart  Billionaire rap and fashion mogul Kanye West didn’t mince words in a wide-ranging interview with Forbes, declaring himself pro-life and insisting that Planned Parenthood abortion facilities exist in cities on behalf of “white supremacists to do the devil’s work.” “Planned Parenthoods have been placed inside cities by white supremacists to do the Devil’s work,” Kanye West said. Putting […]

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“If Trump Wins… We’re Leaving!!”

on July 9, 2020, 7:37 AM / in Opinion

Posted by Sean Robertson  |  Freedom Wire Remember back in 2016, when half of Hollywood said that if Donald Trump won the presidency, they’d be leaving America? Big-time entertainers were all about Canada or other countries four years ago… People like Lena Dunham, Snoop Dogg, Amy Schumer, Samuel L. Jackson, Whoopi Goldberg, Barbara Streisand, Cher, and Donald Trump’s biggest fan Rosie […]

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Tech Takes the Lead

on July 9, 2020, 7:34 AM / in National News

And here we go sports fans… the market  gives, it takes away and then it gives again… Stocks rallied on Wednesday even in light of weaker European markets, rising coronavirus cases, new lockdown demands across some of America’s biggest cities, concern over a return to normal and ahead of what is expected to be weak earnings season and a slowing […]

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Taylor’s Demise

Taylor’s Demise

on July 9, 2020, 7:33 AM / in History

Good morning. It’s Thursday, July 9, 2020. Yesterday, I wrote about Warren G. Harding, one of eight U.S. presidents to die in office. Harding was one of the four who succumbed to natural causes. The others were William Henry Harrison, Zachary Taylor, and Franklin Roosevelt. (Four other presidents were felled by assassins’ bullets. You know their names: Abraham Lincoln, James […]

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Supreme Court Sets Stage for Full-on Review of ObamaCare

Supreme Court Sets Stage for Full-on Review of ObamaCare

on July 9, 2020, 6:44 AM / in National News

Two rulings by the Supreme Court on Wednesday not only affirm the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, they also hearten pro-life constitutional conservatives who hope the rulings set the stage for a full review of the constitutionality of ObamaCare (aka the Affordable Care Act, or ACA) by the high court in the fall. The first ruling, in a 7-2 […]

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BLM “Teacher,” “Scholar”: Two and Two Not Four

BLM “Teacher,” “Scholar”: Two and Two Not Four

on July 9, 2020, 6:39 AM / in National News

Written by  R. Cort Kirkwood It appears that Black Lives Matter activists have reached peak insanity. The latest from a member of the Marxist-controlled group that’s promoting violence across the country is this: Unlike Black Lives, mathematics don’t matter. The right answers when adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing aren’t really right — or wrong That idea that 2 + 2 = […]

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Gov. Bill Lee calls for Nathan Bedford Forrest bust to be relocated to museum

Gov. Bill Lee calls for Nathan Bedford Forrest bust to be relocated to museum

on July 9, 2020, 6:12 AM / in State News

By Natalie Allison  |  Nashville Tennessean Gov. Bill Lee says the bust of a Confederate general and early Ku Klux Klan leader should be relocated to the state museum, marking the first time Lee has explicitly called for the removal of the monument of Nathan Bedford Forrest inside Tennessee’s Capitol. Lee made the announcement at his Wednesday briefing, ahead of a […]

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Maury County Mayor Ogles: No mask mandate, ‘you have a choice’

Maury County Mayor Ogles: No mask mandate, ‘you have a choice’

on July 9, 2020, 6:01 AM / in State News

by Jason Hall |  Fox 17 Nashville MAURY COUNTY, Tenn. (WZTV) — Maury County Mayor Andy Ogles announced he he will not mandate that masks be required in public. “I, Andy Ogles, Mayor of Maury County choose not to infringe on your liberty but rather to stand in the gap. I took an oath to defend our constitution and intend to […]

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Everything We Need and More

Everything We Need and More

on July 9, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

[God’s] divine power has given us everything we need for a godly life. 2 Peter 1:3 In a field on the English countryside, G. K. Chesterton stood up from where he had been sitting and exploded with laughter. His outburst was so sudden and so loud that the cows could not take their eyes off him. Just minutes before, the […]

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The Donald and The Gipper

on July 9, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

Good morning, it’s July 9, 2020. Last year at this time, Major League Baseball would showcase its luminaries in its annual All-Star Game. Two years ago the festivities were held in the nation’s capital, where Washington Nationals slugger Bryce Harper won the Home Run Derby in dramatic fashion. His feat enticed Nats fans into hoping that Bryce would stay in […]

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July 9th in History

July 9th in History

on July 9, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

July 9 is the 190th day of the year (191st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 175 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Agilulfus of Cologne Amandina of Schakkebroek (one of Martyrs of Southern Hunan) Blessed Marija Petković Everilda Gregorio Grassi (one of Martyrs of Shanxi) Martyr Saints of China Martyrs […]

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