Archive for July 25th, 2020

Betsy Ross

Betsy Ross

on July 25, 2020, 7:31 AM / in History

She was a Quaker (she didn’t own slaves). She married a man her family disapproved of.  So they disowned her. She learned a trade.  Upholstery. She and her husband opened a store. Then war broke out and her husband left to fight for the colonies.  He died in battle. She kept the store running by making regimental flags for the […]

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GOP senator targets Confederate base rename

GOP senator targets Confederate base rename

on July 25, 2020, 7:10 AM / in National News

By Ellen Mitchell President Trump said Friday a key Republican senator has committed to ensuring a requirement to rename Confederate-named military bases is stripped from the annual defense policy bill, even though the fate of that provision is now in the hands of bipartisan negotiators. “I spoke to highly respected (Chairman) Senator @JimInhofe, who has informed me that he WILL NOT be changing […]

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ATL Mayor Brings Gun Control Credentials to Moms Demand Veepstakes

ATL Mayor Brings Gun Control Credentials to Moms Demand Veepstakes

on July 25, 2020, 7:02 AM / in National News, State News

Atlanta Mayor Keisha brags about her strict gun control measures in a bid to become Biden’s running mate in the so-called, “veepstakes”. Atlanta Democratic Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms soared to the national spotlight following her speech to her city’s rioters and looters to “Stay home!” earlier this year. Democrats took notice and she’s on the shortlist as a candidate to […]

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Small business: Knocked down by a second wave?

on July 25, 2020, 6:49 AM / in Opinion

“What will be left of my vibrant downtown when we emerge from the coronavirus crisis?” asked James Kwak at The Washington Post. In Amherst, Massachusetts, where I live, Pleasant Street was home to 40-plus bars and restaurants, three bubble-tea shops, a century-old stationery store, and myriad other businesses. Most are now in severe trouble. The pandemic is accelerating a trend […]

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Supreme Court’s LGBT Rights Ruling Raises Questions For Women’s Sports, Religious Freedom

Supreme Court’s LGBT Rights Ruling Raises Questions For Women’s Sports, Religious Freedom

on July 25, 2020, 6:47 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Kevin Daley |  Washington Free Beacon June’s landmark Supreme Court decision on employment discrimination and LGBT rights will have consequences well beyond the workplace, touching on a number of cultural flash points. The Court’s June 15 ruling in Bostock v. Clayton County announced that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, which bans sex-based discrimination, also bars discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender […]

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Portland Federal Agents Accused of War Crimes for Destroying Medical Supplies

on July 25, 2020, 6:30 AM / in National News, State News

BY KHALEDA RAHMAN  |  Newsweek Federal authorities have been accused of violating the Geneva Convention after apparently destroying medical equipment during protests in Portland. Reporter Sergio Olmos shared a video on Twitter Tuesday night showing medical supplies and protective gear covered in an orange liquid. “It appears that federal officers, during dispersal, pepper sprayed the medical supplies in the tents,” Olmos […]

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Goldman Sachs reaches nearly $4 billion settlement with Malaysia over 1MDB scandal

on July 25, 2020, 6:16 AM / in International News

The investment bank has agreed to pay $2.5 billion in cash and guarantee the recovery of at least $1.4 billion in assets Goldman Sachs reached a $3.9 billion settlement with Malaysia, ending a longstanding dispute about deals the bank ran for a state investment fund. Goldman Sachs will pay $2.5 billion in cash, and fully recover at least $1.4 billion in […]

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Judge Denies Restraining Order Against Federal Officers in Portland

Judge Denies Restraining Order Against Federal Officers in Portland

on July 25, 2020, 6:09 AM / in National News, State News

BY DANIEL VILLARREAL On Friday, a judge denied a request for a temporary restraining order against federal agents in Portland filed by Oregon’s Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum. Rosenblum filed the request for a restraining order on Monday amid allegations that the unidentified agents had assaulted at peaceful protesters and detained at least one protester by putting them in an unmarked vehicle […]

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Singaporean Yeo Jun Wei pleads guilty in US to working for Chinese intelligence

Singaporean Yeo Jun Wei pleads guilty in US to working for Chinese intelligence

on July 25, 2020, 6:04 AM / in International News, National News

Yeo Jun Wei, also known as Dickson Yeo, admitted to using his business as a front for collecting information He was recruited by Chinese intelligence while working as an academic at the National University of Singapore By Agence France-Presse A Singapore national on Friday pleaded guilty to using his political consultancy in the United States as a front to collect […]

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American Minute with Bill Federer  Tennessee: “THE PEOPLE are the government, administering it by their agents; they are the government, the SOVEREIGN POWER”-Andrew Jackson

American Minute with Bill Federer Tennessee: “THE PEOPLE are the government, administering it by their agents; they are the government, the SOVEREIGN POWER”-Andrew Jackson

on July 25, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

Spanish Explorers Hernando de Soto, in 1540, and Juan Pardo, in 1567, traveled inland from North America’s eastern coast and passed through a Native American village named “Tanasqui.“ A century and a half later, British traders encountered a Cherokee town named Tanasi. After the Revolutionary War, attempts were made to turn the area into the “State of Franklin” in honor of Ben Franklin. At the […]

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This Day in History July 25th

This Day in History July 25th

on July 25, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

Holidays Christian feast day: Anne (Eastern Christianity) Christopher (Western Christianity) Cucuphas James the Great (Western Christianity) Julian of Le Mans (translation) July 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Earliest day on which Father’s Day can fall, while July 31 is the latest; celebrated on last Sunday in July. (Dominican Republic) Earliest day on which National Tree Planting Day can fall, while July […]

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Courage Under Fire

Courage Under Fire

on July 25, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s July 25, 2020. On this date in 1943, the United States Navy launched a new ship, a destroyer escort named USS Harmon. The warship was the first in the nation’s fleet to be named after an African-American. His name was Leonard Roy Harmon, a native of Cuero, Texas. Harmon enlisted in the Navy in June of 1939, […]

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Eviction Moratorium Expired Yesterday, Putting Millions Of Renters At Risk

Eviction Moratorium Expired Yesterday, Putting Millions Of Renters At Risk

on July 25, 2020, 5:58 AM / in National News

by Tyler Durden The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) was able to stop evictions of renters during the coronavirus pandemic. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) also made it unlawful for landlords to evict tenants in federally subsidized or federally backed housing. However, those protections are set to expire today (Friday, July 24). Washington D.C.-based think tank Urban Institute estimates the eviction moratorium, expiring today, could […]

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Report That Host Sage Steele Wasn’t “Black Enough” For Documentary Raises Concerns About ESPN’s Agenda

Report That Host Sage Steele Wasn’t “Black Enough” For Documentary Raises Concerns About ESPN’s Agenda

on July 25, 2020, 5:54 AM / in National News

Veteran ESPN host Sage Steele was reportedly excluded from a network documentary on race and sports because – despite being biracial – her political and social views were not considered by colleagues to be racially authentic. The Project 21 black leadership network called upon the Walt Disney Company to conduct a thorough and public review of political and racial biases at ESPN […]

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Planned Parenthood, Stunned by Court Turnover, Plans Blitz

on July 25, 2020, 5:48 AM / in Announcements

Planned Parenthood is finally admitting that it is losing. In an email to supporters this week, abortion giant and pagan bankroller Planned Parenthood began promoting a website that shows the damage inflicted upon it by changes in the genetic makeup of our nation’s court system. Despite conservatives suffering some very painful, short-term losses at the U.S. Supreme Court this summer, […]

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