Archive for September 9th, 2020

This Day in History: American Sharp Shooter Hiram Berdan is Born

This Day in History: American Sharp Shooter Hiram Berdan is Born

on September 9, 2020, 7:32 AM / in History

by Logan Metesh  | September 6, 2019 The term “sharpshooter” is commonly used to refer to someone who is a proficient marksman, able to hit what they’re aiming at with ease and precision. While the term takes its name from the rifle invented by Christian Sharps, it was Hiram Berdan who made sharpshooters a force to be reckoned with during the […]

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COVID Spending Splurge

on September 9, 2020, 7:26 AM / in Opinion

By JBS Congress is working to pass yet another unconstitutional coronavirus spending bill filled with wasteful expenditures and left-wing priorities. Both Houses of Congress and the Trump administration are working to pass another spending bill to “rescue” the economy from the government-created recession. This comes after Congress passed four coronavirus bills totaling nearly $3 trillion, on top of existing federal […]

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MORE ABOUT MY DEER

on September 9, 2020, 7:24 AM / in Opinion

Once again last evening, my deer avoided my feeding station and water.  So this morning I awoke early and while it was still dark, I shone a very strong flashlight into my 20 acre backyard and saw big, predator eyes shining back at me.  It was a Bobcat, and Bobcats may not be big enough to take down a full-sized deer, […]

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TRUMP WILL BE BLAMED FOR CDC ACTIONS

on September 9, 2020, 7:22 AM / in Opinion

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) is well-known for exceeding its mandate.  Under one Democrat administration, the CDC tried to classify firearms as a health hazard.  That was ridiculous enough, but now the CDC has gone too far:  They have, “ordered”, that no evictions can be carried out for those behind on paying their rent.  If President Trump does not […]

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Lawmaker’s furniture company struck deal to supply hospital gowns to state

on September 9, 2020, 7:18 AM / in State News

WTVF-TV investigative reporter Phil Williams is raising questions about no-bid contracts handed out to politically connected vendors amid the COVID-19 pandemic. One of them appears to have been state Rep. Jerry Sexton (R-Bean Station), who landed a deal to supply hospital gowns through his furniture company. According to Williams, Sexton’s arrangment was to supply $165,000 […] View the entire post: […]

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New ‘Republicans & Independents for Biden’ Group Led by Same Old GOP Gun-Grabbers

New ‘Republicans & Independents for Biden’ Group Led by Same Old GOP Gun-Grabbers

on September 9, 2020, 7:15 AM / in Opinion

by David Codrea “It’s Time for ‘Republicans and Independents for Biden’,” former New Jersey Governor Rhino Christine Todd Whitman claims in a Thursday Inside Sources opinion piece.; “That’s why today, I invite my fellow Republicans and right-leaning Independents to join me and the nearly 100 other current and former Republican elected officials, members of previous Republican administrations, and party leaders in forming a coalition […]

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NRA-ILA: Context for the Guns of 2020

NRA-ILA: Context for the Guns of 2020

on September 9, 2020, 7:10 AM / in Opinion

We’ve written extensively about NICS background checks records this year and the potential implications. Large numbers are now used routinely. There were 3,115,063 total NICS firearm background checks last month, but what does that actually mean? The typical format for an article on the monthly NICS report would include various statistics, like August 2020 was the fifth-busiest month all-time for the NICS office or […]

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Madison County jury convicts Bradi Baker of 2nd degree murder; sentence set at 25 years

on September 9, 2020, 7:07 AM / in Local News

From the office of District Attorney General Jody S. Pickens, 26th Judicial District – A Madison County jury has convicted Bradi Baker, 61, of second-degree murder. In April, 2019, Baker confronted her ex-husband, Geoffrey Brunkhorst, at a residence near Hollywood Drive, Baker shot Brunkhorst five times from close range, killing him. After her conviction, Judge Donald H. Allen sentenced Baker […]

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EXAMINE OUR HEARTS

EXAMINE OUR HEARTS

on September 9, 2020, 7:05 AM / in Religion

“For as often as you eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death till He comes.” 1 Corinthians 11:26 We need to understand that our hearts need to be right with God when we take communion. If we take communion and there is undealt with sin in our hearts, it will bring judgment. If there is […]

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Australian journalists leave China after diplomatic standoff

Australian journalists leave China after diplomatic standoff

on September 9, 2020, 6:51 AM / in International News

Two Australian journalists left China after being questioned by police and seeking refuge in Australian diplomatic missions in Beijing and Shanghai. Chinese officials reportedly told the reporters — Australian Broadcasting Corporation Beijing correspondent Bill Birtles and Australian Financial Review Shanghai correspondent Mike Smith — that they were “persons of interest in an investigation” into Cheng Lei, an Australian anchor for […]

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Trump says he would spend personal funds on re-election effort

on September 9, 2020, 6:45 AM / in National News

President Trump on Tuesday said he would contribute “whatever it takes” from his personal fortune to finance his re-election campaign. Trump denied that his campaign was facing a financial squeeze after spending more than $800 million of the $1.1 billion it raised in collaboration with the Republican National Committee from 2019 through July. “If I have to, I would,” Trump […]

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AstraZeneca pauses COVID-19 vaccine trial after volunteer falls ill

AstraZeneca pauses COVID-19 vaccine trial after volunteer falls ill

on September 9, 2020, 6:44 AM / in International News

AstraZeneca announced Tuesday that it suspended a late-stage trial of its potential coronavirus vaccine to review safety data after a participant in the United Kingdom experienced a suspected serious adverse reaction. The patient is expected to recover. A company spokesperson said the temporary halt was “a routine action which has to happen whenever there is a potentially unexplained illness in […]

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Rochester police leaders resign after protests over Daniel Prude’s death

Rochester police leaders resign after protests over Daniel Prude’s death

on September 9, 2020, 6:41 AM / in State News

Rochester, New York, Police Chief La’Ron Singletary and the top two members of his command staff resigned on Tuesday as the department faced ongoing backlash over the death of an unarmed Black man, Daniel Prude, after he was restrained in a “spit hood” by officers in March. Prude died of asphyxiation and his death was ruled a homicide. Outrage over […]

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DOJ moves to defend Trump in E. Jean Carroll defamation suit

on September 9, 2020, 6:37 AM / in National News

The Justice Department on Tuesday moved to take over President Trump’s defense in a defamation suit filed by author E. Jean Carroll, who accused Trump of raping her in a Manhattan department store dressing room during the 1990s. Carroll sued Trump last year after he called her a liar and claimed they had never met. In court papers, Justice Department […]

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BLACKS “WON’T BE FOOLED AGAIN” BY LIBERAL SCAREMONGERS

BLACKS “WON’T BE FOOLED AGAIN” BY LIBERAL SCAREMONGERS

on September 9, 2020, 6:31 AM / in Opinion

On MSNBC, Yamiche Alcindor – the White House correspondent for taxpayer-subsidized PBS – claimed that black Americans “understand that they are being treated like second-class citizens” by the Trump Administration and its conservative supporters and that they are “simply fed up.” Project 21 Co-Chairman Horace Cooper contends that nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, he believes that there is “a […]

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Senate GOP unveils slimmed-down coronavirus relief bill

on September 9, 2020, 6:29 AM / in National News

By Sylvan Lane Senate Republicans on Tuesday unveiled a pared-down coronavirus relief package as they prepare to force a vote on the legislation as soon as this week. The bill, released by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), includes a $300 per week federal unemployment benefit through the end of the year, another round of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funding […]

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LAWMAKERS LAUNCH INVESTIGATION INTO FORT HOOD AFTER 28TH DEATH THIS YEAR

LAWMAKERS LAUNCH INVESTIGATION INTO FORT HOOD AFTER 28TH DEATH THIS YEAR

on September 9, 2020, 6:26 AM / in National News

Two House subcommittees on Tuesday opened an investigation into the string of recent soldier deaths at Fort Hood, Texas, and called on the Army to provide more documents and information. The House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on National Security and the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel “are jointly investigating whether an alarming pattern of recent tragedies at Fort Hood, Texas, may be symptomatic […]

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Trump’s battle with Pentagon poses risks in November

on September 9, 2020, 6:23 AM / in National News

A feud between President Trump and the Pentagon is escalating weeks before the presidential election in which Trump sees service members, veterans and other military supporters as a key part of his base. After days battling fallout from an explosive report alleging he made disparaging comments about dead troops, Trump on Monday turned his ire to Pentagon leaders, saying they don’t support him because […]

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Google, Twitter plotting ‘wholesale suppression’ of Trump supporters, insider claims

Google, Twitter plotting ‘wholesale suppression’ of Trump supporters, insider claims

on September 9, 2020, 6:19 AM / in National News

The author of a new book by an investigative reporter will detail big tech’s movement to steal the election. By Calvin Freiburger  |  Life Site Google and Twitter has been preparing its artificial intelligence systems to silence conservatives as “abusive,” according to an insider from both companies interviewed for an upcoming book. Breitbart reported that the individual spoke with investigative reporter Allum […]

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Jobs or mobs – Varvel’s Views

Jobs or mobs – Varvel’s Views

on September 9, 2020, 6:12 AM / in Opinion

By Gary Varvel WEEK IN REVIEW “A single witness shall not suffice against a person for any crime or for any wrong in connection with any offense that he has committed. Only on the evidence of two witnesses or of three witnesses shall a charge be established.” – Deuteronomy 19:15. I haven’t had time to draw about the Atlantic magazine’s […]

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