Archive for August 14th, 2020

AG Barr: Durham Investigation Proceeding ‘Apace’; ‘There Will Be a Development’ Friday

AG Barr: Durham Investigation Proceeding ‘Apace’; ‘There Will Be a Development’ Friday

on August 14, 2020, 6:05 AM / in National News

By Susan Jones (CNSNews.com) – Attorney General William Barr has promised to get to the bottom of what happened to the Trump campaign in 2016 and 2017 when the FBI launched its investigation into alleged Russian collusion and later, Trump obstruction. Speaking to Fox News’s Sean Hannity Thursday night, Barr said if the investigators “crossed the line” or “violated criminal […]

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Justice Department accuses Yale of discriminating against white and Asian applicants

Justice Department accuses Yale of discriminating against white and Asian applicants

on August 14, 2020, 6:01 AM / in National News

The New York Daily News The Justice Department has taken up the anti-affirmative action crusade. The feds accused Yale University of discriminating against white and Asian American students Thursday, announcing its findings from a two-year investigation in a press release. Yale denied the allegations. According to the Justice Department, white and Asian applicants to Yale have 10% to 25% the chance […]

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Thought for Today

on August 14, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

“This I hope will be the age of experiments in government, and that their basis will be founded in principles of honesty, not of mere force.” Thomas Jefferson, letter to John Adams, 1796

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August 14th in History

August 14th in History

on August 14, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

August 14 is the 226th day of the year (227th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 139 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Domingo Ibáñez de Erquicia Jonathan Myrick Daniels (Episcopal Church) Kaj Munk (with Kolbe, Lutheran Church) Martyrs of Otranto Maximilian Kolbe August 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Commemoration of Wadi […]

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Jackie Juntti on Bastille Day

on August 14, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

I was looking for something and came across this item I wrote in 2010 and sent to Claire Wolfe which she then posted on her blog. Thought I would share it with the WGEN folks.  I ask again today –  How FREE are you today??? Take a look around you –  can you really walk around and feel *safe* and […]

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Your Father Knows

Your Father Knows

on August 14, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Your Father knows what you need before you ask him. Matthew 6:8 I was only four years old as I lay by my father on a floor mat on a hot summer night. (My mother, with a baby, had her own room at the time.) This was in northern Ghana where the climate is mostly dry. Sweat covered my body, […]

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Watch Out for Home-Equity Theft on the Horizon

Watch Out for Home-Equity Theft on the Horizon

on August 14, 2020, 5:42 AM / in National News, State News

By CHRISTINA MARTIN & ANGELA C. ERICKSON  |  National Review As businesses closed and staff were laid off as a result of COVID-19, millions of Americans were faced with a personal financial crisis. As a result, some local governments have temporarily adjusted policies that might have threatened residents’ ability to stay in their homes. For example, counties in Michigan suspended all 2020 property-tax foreclosures or extended repayment […]

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Kamala Harris, Imaginary Centrist

Kamala Harris, Imaginary Centrist

on August 14, 2020, 5:34 AM / in Opinion

By DAVID HARSANYI | National Review The “center” of American politics will always be wherever the Democratic Party’s nominees happen to stand. By the end of the 2020 campaign, president-in-waiting Kamala Harris will have been transformed into the greatest exemplar of judicious centrism and political level-headedness in American history. “Kamala Harris comes from the middle-of-the-road, moderate wing of the Democratic Party” […]

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Corps identifies Marine found dead in Bahrain

Corps identifies Marine found dead in Bahrain

on August 14, 2020, 5:28 AM / in International News, National News

The Corps has identified Sgt. Trevor Goldyn as the Marine found dead Tuesday in Bahrain. Goldyn was assigned to the 5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade at the time of his death, 1st Lt. John Coppola said in a Wednesday press release. His death is still under investigation, the release said. A Tuesday press release said the Marine died in a noncombat incident. Goldyn joined […]

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