Archive for July 17th, 2020

Common Core Tries to Buy a Senate Seat

on July 17, 2020, 8:33 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Erick Erickson  Millions of American parents have always heard conservatives complaining about Common Core, but never understood until they had to homeschool their kids in the last few months. Five thousand years of doing math one way are out the window thanks to corporate innovation, greed from textbook publishers, and an interest in having good little automatons who can […]

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NRA Endorses J.R. Claeys for Kansas State Senate

NRA Endorses J.R. Claeys for Kansas State Senate

on July 17, 2020, 8:31 AM / in State News

On behalf of our more than five million members, the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) today endorsed J.R. Claeys for election to the 24th senate district of Kansas. “Kansans can count on Rep. Claeys to protect our individual freedom of self-protection,” said Travis Couture-Lovelady, NRA-ILA’s Kansas state director. “The NRA is proud to endorse his candidacy for the […]

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Detroit Police Release Video of Justified Shooting which lead to Protests

Detroit Police Release Video of Justified Shooting which lead to Protests

on July 17, 2020, 8:29 AM / in State News

  On 10 July, 2020, at about 12:30 p.m., in Detroit, there was another police shooting. A young black man, Hakeem Littleton, 20, was shot and killed by Detroit police. Agitators quickly organized a protest, and gathered, claiming the shooting was not justified and Hakeem was unarmed. The police were making an arrest in conjunction with a homicide which took […]

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US executes 2nd man in a week; lawyers said he had dementia

US executes 2nd man in a week; lawyers said he had dementia

on July 17, 2020, 8:24 AM / in National News

The federal government on Thursday carried out its second execution in three days, after the Supreme Court ruled that the executions could go forward. It had been nearly two decades since the last federal execution. Lawyers for the inmate executed by lethal injection on Thursday, Wesley Ira Purkey, had argued that he was unfit to be put to death because […]

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USA Today says Navarro op-ed criticizing Fauci didn’t meet standards

on July 17, 2020, 8:21 AM / in National News

USA Today on Wednesday acknowledged that White House trade adviser Peter Navarro made errors in his Tuesday op-ed attacking Anthony Fauci, the federal government’s top infectious disease expert, and said the piece “did not meet USA Today‘s fact-checking standards.” The newspaper faced intense criticism over Navarro’s comments, which included the allegation that Fauci “fought against the president’s courageous decision” to […]

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15 ex-Redskins employees say they were sexually harassed on the job

15 ex-Redskins employees say they were sexually harassed on the job

on July 17, 2020, 8:18 AM / in National News

Fifteen women told The Washington Post that they were subjected to sexual harassment while working for the Washington Redskins football team. Emily Applegate said on the record that the former chief operating officer called her “f—ing stupid” and once asked her to wear a tight dress to a meeting “so the men in the room have something to look at,” […]

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GOP scales back Florida convention plans as coronavirus cases rise

on July 17, 2020, 8:14 AM / in National News

The Republican Party is scaling back its August presidential nominating convention being held in Jacksonville, Florida, as the number of coronavirus cases surges in the Sunshine State. Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel on Thursday announced that the GOP would limit admittance for the first three days of the convention to the roughly 2,500 regular delegates only, with attendance expanding […]

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Georgia sues Atlanta over mask requirement

Georgia sues Atlanta over mask requirement

on July 17, 2020, 8:11 AM / in State News

The administration of Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking to block Atlanta from enforcing its mask requirement. The state is challenging Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ (D) July 10 decision to roll back the city’s reopening plan to “phase one” due to surging coronavirus cases. Bottoms called for restaurants to close dining rooms, and for residents […]

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Intelligence agencies accuse Russia of trying to steal coronavirus research

Intelligence agencies accuse Russia of trying to steal coronavirus research

on July 17, 2020, 8:08 AM / in International News

Hackers linked to Russian intelligence services are trying to steal coronavirus vaccine research, the National Security Agency and its counterparts in the United Kingdom and Canada said Thursday. The same informal group of Russian hackers, known as Cozy Bear or APT29, was blamed for hacking Democratic Party emails ahead of the 2016 presidential election. “APT29 has a long history of […]

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Why Would You Listen To A Pedophile About What To Do With Your Kids?”

on July 17, 2020, 8:05 AM / in Opinion

How is it that so many of the **$$$ guys* are involved (or at least reported to be involved) with pedophilia?   I totally fail to understand the mentality of such – but I fail to understand the same sex Abominations or the so called confused Trans-genders either.  All I can think is these people are so deceived and deluded by […]

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Madison County Republican Party releases Endorsement for O’Neal Henley 

Madison County Republican Party releases Endorsement for O’Neal Henley 

on July 17, 2020, 8:03 AM / in Announcements

Chairman’s Corner Larry Lowrance The Madison County Republican Party Executive Committee  endorses  O’Neal Henley  (District 2)  for  Jackson Madison County School Board  Early Voting starts July 17th. Election day is August 6th.

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“The thing is never the thing; the thing is the revolution”

“The thing is never the thing; the thing is the revolution”

on July 17, 2020, 7:59 AM / in National News

Good morning! Guess what happens today ? Please don’t be hesitant to take care of your DUTY and RESPONSIBILITY.  So much depends on what happens between now and August 6th. Going to VOTE is no more risky than going to the grocery store and just as important!! You will want to look at the Tennessee Eagle Forum questionnaire and then […]

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Quote of the Week July 17th 2020

Quote of the Week July 17th 2020

on July 17, 2020, 7:54 AM / in History

Good morning. It’s Friday, July 17, 2020, the day of the week when I reprise an instructive or inspirational quotation. Today’s concerns Joe DiMaggio, whose amazing 56-game hitting streak ended on this date in 1941. Yankees came to town. But most baseball aficionados know what happened that day: Joe DiMaggio was robbed twice by sure-handed Indians’ third baseman Ken Keltner, […]

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Cybersecurity Experts Say Twitter Hack Erodes Trust Ahead Of Election

on July 17, 2020, 7:50 AM / in National News

The FBI is investigating Wednesday’s Twitter hack, which used the accounts of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, former President Barack Obama, and icons in business and entertainment to solicit money through Bitcoin. Leaders in cybersecurity say the wave of prominent account takeovers is diminishing trust in the platform. The FBI’s San Francisco Division told Newsy the accounts “appear to have […]

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60 Shot, at Least 10 Fatally, over Weekend in Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago

60 Shot, at Least 10 Fatally, over Weekend in Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago

on July 17, 2020, 7:47 AM / in State News

At least 60 people were shot, 13 fatally, over the weekend in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago. By AWR HAWKINS ABC 7 reports the first fatal shooting took the life of 15-year-old Terrance Malden on Friday afternoon.  They note five other teenagers were among those wounded in other shootings that occurred between Friday and Monday morning. The Chicago Sun-Times reports the last fatal shooting of […]

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Protester, 35, is hit with felony arson charges a month after he ‘set fire to the Seattle precinct in the cop-free CHOP’ after his family saw surveillance video and reported him to the police

Protester, 35, is hit with felony arson charges a month after he ‘set fire to the Seattle precinct in the cop-free CHOP’ after his family saw surveillance video and reported him to the police

on July 17, 2020, 7:45 AM / in National News, State News

Protester, 35, is hit with felony arson charges a month after he ‘set fire to the Seattle precinct in the cop-free CHOP’ after his family saw surveillance video and reported him to the police Isaiah Thomas Willoughby, 35, received a federal arson charge Wednesday He is believed to be the protester who set fire to the Seattle Police East Precinct […]

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NFLX Misses – Will Tech Get Hit?

NFLX Misses – Will Tech Get Hit?

on July 17, 2020, 7:31 AM / in National News

By KENNY POLCARI NFLX misses, warns of slowing subscribers in the third quarter – stock down 10% Will this cause more money to move out of the tech sector – as it appears a bit lofty The EU is working on a plan… And so far – 80% of the earnings reports have beaten – slashed expectations… Watch me on […]

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San Francisco reporter details ‘disaster’ of city’s ‘hotels for homeless’ program: ‘It is pandemonium’

on July 17, 2020, 7:17 AM / in State News

Thousands of homeless people have been housed in San Francisco’s empty hotels in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus. However, City Journal contributor Erica Sandberg told “Tucker Carlson Tonight” on Wednesday the policy has been an “absolute disaster,” “It’s solving exactly nothing and as a matter of fact, it’s making all the problems worse,” said Sandberg, who described the scene inside the hotels as “about as bad as you can imagine, only […]

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Is America Up for a Naval War with China?

Is America Up for a Naval War with China?

on July 17, 2020, 7:10 AM / in Opinion

Does anyone in Washington think the Chinese are going to give up their claims to the entire South China Sea or retreat from reasserting those claims because the U.S. now rejects them? Is the U.S., preoccupied with a pandemic and a depression that medical crisis created, prepared for a collision with China over Beijing’s claims to the rocks, reefs and […]

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Thanks Louise

Thanks Louise

on July 17, 2020, 7:07 AM / in Bedtime Stories

The coach had put together the perfect team for the Chicago Bears. The only thing that was missing was a good quarterback. He had scouted all the colleges and even the Canadian and European Leagues, but he couldn’t find a ringer who could ensure a Super Bowl win. Then one night while watching CNN he saw a war-zone scene in […]

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