Archive for August 11th, 2020

Nashville Councilwoman: People Who Don’t Wear Masks Should Be Charged With Murder

Nashville Councilwoman: People Who Don’t Wear Masks Should Be Charged With Murder

on August 11, 2020, 7:26 AM / in Opinion, State News

A Nashville, Tennessee, councilwoman suggested last week that people who refuse to wear masks in public be charged with murder. During a Wednesday virtual meeting of committees of the Nashville Metro Council, at-large member Sharon Hurt addressed some remarks to Mike Jameson, Nashville Mayor John Cooper’s director of legislative affairs, who was also in attendance. “I work for an organization, that if […]

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The Timeless Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain

The Timeless Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain

on August 11, 2020, 6:56 AM / in People

“There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” “Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclination, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” –John Adams (1770) As I wrote earlier this week, because your Patriot team endures long hours on the frontlines defending American Liberty against relentless assaults from the Left, […]

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Madison County (TN) August County Commission Agenda

on August 11, 2020, 6:54 AM / in Announcements

AGENDA FOR THE AUGUST TERM of the MADISON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS   MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2020 6:00 P.m. FROM THE OFFICE OF commissioner GARY D. DEATON, chairman The regular meeting of the Madison County Board of Commissioners will be held at the HOPE CENTER, 1981 HOLLYWOOD DRIVE, GYMNASIUM, JACKSON, TENNESSEE 38305; MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2020 at 6:00 P.m. The […]

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Esper says US troop presence in Afghanistan will be ‘less than 5,000’ by November

on August 11, 2020, 6:48 AM / in International News, National News

Thousands more U.S. troops are poised to leave Afghanistan in the coming months, Defense Secretary Mark Esper confirmed over the weekend. In an interview with Fox News, Esper said that “we’re going down to a number less than 5,000 by the end of November.” Esper’s comments came after President Trump first told Axios in an interview that aired last week […]

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Coronavirus is the New ‘Terrorism’

Coronavirus is the New ‘Terrorism’

on August 11, 2020, 6:45 AM / in Opinion

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has proposed the next multi-trillion dollar “coronavirus relief” spending bill that will support testing, tracing, treatment, isolation, and mask policies that have been part of a “national strategic plan” she has been advocating. The Trump administration is not opposing Pelosi’s plan on principle. Instead, it is haggling over the price. But, even if the strategic plan […]

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“Absolute chaos in downtown Chicago”: Why a “theology of exile” is empowering for Christians today

“Absolute chaos in downtown Chicago”: Why a “theology of exile” is empowering for Christians today

on August 11, 2020, 6:43 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison Chicago police shot and wounded a young man Sunday afternoon after he fired at them while trying to evade arrest. Though he was in his twenties, a rumor spread in the neighborhood that officers had shot a child. A mob then laid siege to Chicago’s downtown commercial district. Stores were looted and windows were smashed. Two people were shot, thirteen police […]

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A Hill to Die On

A Hill to Die On

on August 11, 2020, 6:40 AM / in Religion

By Erick Erickson Meditate with me, if you will, on these words. “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.” (Gen 1:1 ESV) Now, consider it in the Hebrew where the symbolism and the language flow more freely than in English. Substack, this platform, has some display limitations for text like Hebrew, so I am putting it in […]

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Court Reinstates Challenge to Maryland’s Handgun Licensing Scheme

Court Reinstates Challenge to Maryland’s Handgun Licensing Scheme

on August 11, 2020, 6:36 AM / in State News

Last Monday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit reinstated an NRA-supported challenge to Maryland’s convoluted handgun licensing scheme. An earlier trial court decision had dismissed the case on technical grounds, claiming the plaintiffs lacked standing to bring the lawsuit. Three judges of the Fourth Circuit overruled that erroneous decision, finding that a gun store plaintiff has standing […]

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Citizens sue California city for removing saint’s statue from City Hall

Citizens sue California city for removing saint’s statue from City Hall

on August 11, 2020, 6:33 AM / in State News

(LifeSiteNews) Locals have rallied to bring home the statue of their saintly founder, squirreled away by city officials and police at three o’clock in the morning. A community-led campaign in San Buenaventura, California, is demanding that local officials restore a statue of the city’s founder, St. Junípero Serra, to its place in front of city hall, where it had stood […]

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The Real World Reasserts Itself

The Real World Reasserts Itself

on August 11, 2020, 6:22 AM / in Opinion

If black lives matter, where is Black Lives Matter? Rarely in these stories of shootings and killings does one read that the dead were the victims of rogue cops or white supremacists. Since the death of George Floyd beneath the knee of a cop in Minneapolis on Memorial Day, the nation has been instructed by its cultural elites that this […]

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The Media Wants To Tell You A Story, Not The Truth

on August 11, 2020, 6:19 AM / in Opinion

By Erick Erickson When they confront facts that are inconvenient to the narrative, they leave those facts out. I need you guys to pray. Please pray for the American press corp because they are going to have to come up with creative ways today to explain away the violence in Chicago and Portland. For weeks now, national media has claimed […]

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Leaving the City

Leaving the City

on August 11, 2020, 6:01 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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The Media’s Coverage of Sturgis Rally Seems Different Than Recent Large Gatherings

The Media’s Coverage of Sturgis Rally Seems Different Than Recent Large Gatherings

on August 11, 2020, 6:00 AM / in National News, Opinion, State News

About a quarter-million motorcycle riders are expected to descend upon the town of Sturgis, South Dakota, taking part in the 10-day annual rally that kicked off on Friday. The rally is not a left-wing protest, so the media is criticizing attendees for not wearing facemasks and participating in a large gathering amid the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic. The mainstream media and […]

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Secrets

Secrets

on August 11, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

The secret things belong to the Lord our God, but those things which are revealed belong to us and to our children forever. —Deuteronomy 29:29 After reading a short passage of Scripture, a preacher took off his glasses, slammed his Bible shut, and said, “This morning I intend to explain the unexplainable, find out the undefinable, ponder over the imponderable, […]

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Herbert Hoover: Indian Reservation, Engineer, WWI Relief, 31st President, Middle East, Communism, Constitution, the Bible

Herbert Hoover: Indian Reservation, Engineer, WWI Relief, 31st President, Middle East, Communism, Constitution, the Bible

on August 11, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

Herbert Clark Hoover was born AUGUST 10, 1874, in West Branch, Iowa. At the age of 6, he spent eight months on the Osage Indian Reservation in Oklahoma with his Quaker uncle, who was an Indian agent. There he made many Indian friends and attended the “Indian Sunday-School.” Herbert Hoover was the only U.S. President to have lived on an Indian reservation. His Canadian-born Quaker mother, Hulda, taught Sunday School […]

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Thought for Today

Thought for Today

on August 11, 2020, 5:59 AM / in News
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Trump Heroically Defies a Lawless Supreme Court

Trump Heroically Defies a Lawless Supreme Court

on August 11, 2020, 5:53 AM / in National News

Lots of great items on The Canada Free Press page every day. I find the Roberts SCOTUS to have turned into a sad story.  Seems as how John Roberts really underwent a major injury when he fell and hit his head recently.  That or —  could his name have surface in the Lolita Express records??? I have to ask the […]

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Trump weighs permanent payroll tax deferral, says it won’t impact Social Security

on August 11, 2020, 5:39 AM / in National News

I’ve received several emails stating that the payroll tax deferral will do away with Social Security and Medicare.  I have not had time to do any research on it – been a BUSY morning here and I am dealing with some rather severe pain in my left hip (hate to even think of another surgery).    I don’t see Pres. Trump […]

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Marxist group planning a political coup in November in preparation to forcibly remove a victorious President Trump from office

on August 11, 2020, 5:38 AM / in National News, Opinion

1Peter 5:8-9  8Be sober-minded and alert. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. 9Resist him, standing firm in your faith and in the knowledge that your brothers throughout the world are undergoing the same kinds of suffering.… 2 Corinthians 6:14  Do not be bound together with unbelievers; for what partnership have righteousness and lawlessness, or what fellowship has light with darkness? https://www.newstarget.com/2020-08-10-marxist-group-planning-political-coup-to-remove-president-trump-november.html ALERT: Marxist group planning a […]

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The Moment Secret Service Shoots Gun-Toting Man Outside White House

on August 11, 2020, 5:24 AM / in National News

Video has emerged of the man shot by Secret Service Monday afternoon, said to be a -year-old who walked up to an agent and told them he had a weapon. He made a “drawing motion” and “crouched into a shooter stance” before he was fired upon.   In the latest indication of just how chaotic things are becoming in America, […]

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