Archive for September 11th, 2020

TN risks losing $50M in pandemic food aid

on September 11, 2020, 5:13 PM / in News

In an article by Madalyn Hoerr, Nashville Tennessean: At the risk of leaving more than $50 million in federal funds on the table — and after doubling down on a redundant application process — Tennessee is now scrambling to determine how to distribute pandemic food assistance to low-income families. States have until Sept. 30 to give out cards loaded with funds through a federal program. […]

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The Spirit Of Fear Has Conquered Our Country

on September 11, 2020, 6:55 AM / in Opinion

Let’s be honest enough to face it: America is no longer the “home of the brave,” and as a result, we will soon no longer be “the land of the free.” In many respects, that description of America is already passé. Of course, America is still home to a few truly brave folks. But these people are more and more […]

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LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE OREGON AND CALIFORNIA INFERNOS

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

Having lived in Southern Oregon for thirty years, and coming from Santa Cruz County in California, where I lived for twelve years, I have come to recognize certain common denominators in Liberal policies that either lead to natural disasters, or if not caused directly by Liberal policies, result in a government unable to respond effectively to save lives and property. […]

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Tennessee Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn Has Created ‘a Fairly Abysmal’ Work Environment, Former Employees Allege

Tennessee Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn Has Created ‘a Fairly Abysmal’ Work Environment, Former Employees Allege

on September 11, 2020, 6:43 AM / in State News

Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) Commissioner Penny Schwinn and her leadership skills have created a toxic work environment and driven too many talented state workers away and into the private sector, said three former TDOE employees. These are the same three sources who criticized Schwinn in an article that The Tennessee Star published Wednesday. Those sources spoke on condition of anonymity. They said the […]

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Tennessee looks to lure more investment from China amid political backlash

Tennessee looks to lure more investment from China amid political backlash

on September 11, 2020, 6:41 AM / in State News

While China has become a favorite bogeyman on the campaign trail this year, Tennessee officials are still courting the country’s business. Gov. Bill Lee spoke via recorded message to North American Chinese Investment Summit in Beijing over the weekend themed “Navigating the New Path of Outbound Investment for Chinese Enterprises in a VUCA World.” VUCA […] A recorded message from […]

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U.S. President Brokers Deal Between Serbia and Kosovo

on September 11, 2020, 6:39 AM / in International News

The latest example of Washington’s pivot to Eastern Europe BY MIHAILO S. ZEKIC  United States President Donald Trump has accomplished another major foreign-policy achievement: Serbia and Kosovo have agreed to normalize economic ties in a deal brokered in the White House, President Trump announced September 4. The agreement includes the two regions setting up a common market with a removal of […]

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Diana Rigg, The Avengers and Game of Thrones star, dies at 82

Diana Rigg, The Avengers and Game of Thrones star, dies at 82

on September 11, 2020, 6:37 AM / in People

Diana Rigg, the actress known for her roles in movies and TV shows like The Avengers, Game of Thrones, and On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, has died at 82. Rigg’s death was confirmed by her daughter on Thursday, who said she “died peacefully” at home with her family. Rigg rose to fame after starring as Emma Peel in the classic […]

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New York Judges block Trump order to exclude undocumented immigrants from census

on September 11, 2020, 6:32 AM / in National News

A three-judge federal court panel on Thursday blocked a memorandum signed by President Trump seeking to exclude undocumented immigrants from the census count for the purpose of reapportioning seats in the House of Representatives. The judges, based in New York, said Trump’s order would violate the statute governing congressional apportionment, which says congressional seats must be allotted based on everyone […]

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Democrats block Senate Republicans’ coronavirus relief bill

Democrats block Senate Republicans’ coronavirus relief bill

on September 11, 2020, 6:24 AM / in National News

Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked Republicans’ coronavirus relief bill, keeping the proposed stimulus package from meeting the 60-vote threshold to overcome a filibuster and advance. The bill’s failure made it highly unlikely Congress would approve more aid before the November election. Senate Democrats said the $650 million package wasn’t close to being enough. House Democrats originally wanted $3 trillion but […]

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Special 9/11 edition – Varvel’s Views From The Right

Special 9/11 edition – Varvel’s Views From The Right

on September 11, 2020, 6:18 AM / in History

By Gary Varvel 9/11, Uncle Sam, firefighters, Osama bin Laden, 9/11 ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL REMEMBERING 9/11 “Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends.” – John 15:13 On the morning of September 11, 2001, I was at my drawing table 9/11 ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL REMEMBERING 9/11 “Greater love has no one than this, than […]

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Quote For Today

Quote For Today

on September 11, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“yes boys and girls… and leftists, we have the right to free speech, but only if it fits the leftists narrative, doesn’t show their stupidity and ignorance and most importantly doesn’t hurt their fragile little egos.” Kris “Tanto” Paronto Kris “Tanto” Paronto is an American author and speaker as well as a former U.S. Army Ranger and CIA security contractor.[1] Paronto is […]

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President Trump’s Executive Order Taking Control of Rental Property Under Scrutiny

President Trump’s Executive Order Taking Control of Rental Property Under Scrutiny

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

“Property must be secured or liberty cannot exist.” John Adams, Discourses on Davila (1791) “By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered … that the Director of FHFA shall review all existing authorities and resources that may be used to prevent evictions and foreclosures […]

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The cure is worse than the disease

on September 11, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Announcements

Forced vaccinations. . . Digital immunity certificates. . . This is what we face — and it’s coming at us quickly. I’m very concerned politicians and Big Pharma are just a few short weeks away from stripping away your health freedom in favor of profits for vaccine makers. The plan coming from several states, including Virginia and Ohio, is to […]

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Sing To The Lord

Sing To The Lord

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

Weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning. – Psalm 30:5  It’s as though a sinister stranger comes knocking on your door. You must let him in, for he knocks insistently and will not go away. He is sorrow personified. You believe no one sees your tears and you feel all alone—but God sees them and […]

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When LGBT Families Come to Church: We Can’t Choose between Truth and Love

When LGBT Families Come to Church: We Can’t Choose between Truth and Love

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

By John Stonestreet, G. Shane Morris  |  Christian Headlines It’s not a matter of if your church and pastor will face these kinds of questions. It’s a matter of when. Here’s a scenario: a same-sex couple or someone openly living in a same-sex relationship starts to attend your church. Maybe they’ve got a child from another relationship or a child conceived through IVF. Because […]

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This Day in History September 11th

This Day in History September 11th

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

September 11 is the 254th day of the year (255th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 111 days remaining until the end of the year. It is usually the first day of the year in the Coptic calendar and Ethiopian calendar (in the period AD 1900 to AD 2099). Holidays Christian feast days: Blessed Francesco Bonifacio Deiniol […]

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19 Foreigners Charged With Vote Fraud, Identity Crimes, in 2016 Election

19 Foreigners Charged With Vote Fraud, Identity Crimes, in 2016 Election

on September 11, 2020, 6:00 AM / in State News

Written by  R. Cort Kirkwood The good people of North Carolina apparently didn’t get the memo from the leftist media that voter fraud is a “myth” that public officials needn’t worry about — even with mail-in voting. That might be why a grand jury in Wilmington indicted 19 foreigners for casting fraudulent votes in the 2016 election, a prepared statement from […]

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A Focused Trump Can Still Pull It Out

A Focused Trump Can Still Pull It Out

on September 11, 2020, 5:56 AM / in Opinion

Trump needs to convert a Mr. Congeniality contest into a decision of whom you want to lead the nation in this perilous hour. Whom do you want in the Oval Office dealing with the current crises: Mr. Nice Guy or the guy who showed he could get the job done before the pandemic came ashore? If Donald Trump loses the […]

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