Archive for December 9th, 2020

A man who nearly died at Pearl Harbor has been buried there: An inspiring story of courage that compels our best

A man who nearly died at Pearl Harbor has been buried there: An inspiring story of courage that compels our best

on December 9, 2020, 9:03 AM / in People, Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison The USS Arizona has seen its last burial. Lauren Bruner was the second-to-last man to escape the ship during the Japanese assault on Pearl Harbor. He was one of only 334 crew members to survive the December 7, 1941 attack that killed 1,177 of his fellow sailors. When the ship exploded, Bruner swam across seventy feet of burning water […]

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Nashville’s 34 Percent Property Tax Increase Earns Tennessee Pork of the Year Award

on December 9, 2020, 9:00 AM / in State News

By Chris Butler |  The Tennessee Star Nashville’s 34 percent property tax increase is the “Pork of the Year,” according to the Beacon Center of Tennessee’s annual Pork Report, which the organization released Tuesday. Staff at the Beacon Center of Tennessee say that their annual Tennessee Pork Report reveals millions of dollars in government waste, fraud, and abuse. Beacon is a right-of-center […]

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How should you respond if you consider the election to be illegitimate? Four options and a biblical path forward

How should you respond if you consider the election to be illegitimate? Four options and a biblical path forward

on December 9, 2020, 8:49 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison Republican state officials in Texas sued Michigan, Georgia, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania in the US Supreme Court yesterday. Their suit alleges that the four states acted unconstitutionally by changing their voting rules to expand access amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Forbes cites experts, however, who claim that the lawsuit is “nearly certain to fail.” Meanwhile, the results of the 2020 US presidential election […]

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B&T Provides the United States Air Force with APC9K PRO Models

B&T Provides the United States Air Force with APC9K PRO Models

on December 9, 2020, 8:26 AM / in National News

by AmmoLand Editor Duncan Johnson B&T, Inc. is proud to announce the United States Air Force has purchased B&T APC9K PRO platforms. These ultra-compact weapon systems are destined for specialized service and close personal protection use within the branch. “B&T is honored to have our APC9K PRO selected by the United States Air Force. We’re pleased to know that specially trained […]

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No drinking for two months after COVID-19 vaccine, Russia tells citizens

on December 9, 2020, 8:05 AM / in International News

Russian officials are warning citizens to avoid alcohol for two months after receiving the country’s COVID-19 vaccine — tough-to-swallow news for one of the world’s heaviest-drinking countries. The warning came from Russian Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova, who said in an interview that Russians will have to observe extra precautions during the 42 days it takes for the Sputnik V […]

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FDA review backs up Pfizer’s case for vaccine approval

FDA review backs up Pfizer’s case for vaccine approval

on December 9, 2020, 8:02 AM / in National News

A Food and Drug Administration review published Tuesday confirmed that the coronavirus vaccine developed by Pfizer and its German partner, BioNTech, appeared to meet the government’s standard for emergency use authorization. The 53-page briefing document raised expectations that the FDA was close to allowing the two-shot vaccine to be administered in the United States. The research came out on the […]

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House passes defense bill with veto-proof majority

on December 9, 2020, 8:00 AM / in National News

The House passed a $741 billion defense policy bill on Tuesday in a bipartisan, veto-proof 335-78 vote. The legislation calls for raising pay for service members, dropping the names of Confederate figures from military bases, and providing new benefits for Vietnam-era veterans exposed to Agent Orange. Rep. Adam Smith (D-Wash.), chairman of the Armed Services Committee, said the House “sent […]

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Judge dismisses Flynn case but says pardon doesn’t mean he’s innocent

on December 9, 2020, 7:57 AM / in National News

U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan on Tuesday dismissed the case against former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, citing President Trump’s pardon. Sullivan wrote that the pardon meant that “the appropriate course is to dismiss this case as moot,” but that the pardon didn’t “render [Mr. Flynn] innocent of the alleged violation.” Flynn pleaded guilty in December 2017 to lying to […]

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China is Asia’s No 1 military, economic threat: US commerce chief Wilbur Ross | South China Morning Post

on December 9, 2020, 7:52 AM / in International News

China is Asia’s No 1 military, economic threat: US commerce chief Wilbur Ross He also calls on Beijing to honour the US-China interim trade deal after it announced its recovery from the coronavirus outbreak Beijing has bought around 70 per cent of its target for US agricultural products under the deal, but less of other items, Ross says US Secretary […]

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It’s almost the 11th hour; Joey Sending Petey to Beijing? Dash Makes its Debut – Try the Feta Shrimp

It’s almost the 11th hour; Joey Sending Petey to Beijing? Dash Makes its Debut – Try the Feta Shrimp

on December 9, 2020, 7:46 AM / in National News

Things you need to know: The 11th hour deal is just around the corner Both sides jockeying for position to come out the winner More Brits get vaccinated and the healthcare names surge DASH IPO today – it’s a TECH company… don’t kid yourself Joey considers sending Petey to China… Try the Feta Shrimp – dish number 5 In yesterday’s […]

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CAGW’s 2020 Porker of the Year

CAGW’s 2020 Porker of the Year

on December 9, 2020, 7:43 AM / in Opinion

Far too many public officials buried their heads in the sand in 2020 and ignored the dire financial threat posed by our nation’s $27 trillion debt. Even worse, many in Washington continue to propose tens of trillions of dollars in new federal spending programs that would add to America’s mounting and unsustainable indebtedness. We want to know who you think […]

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Dems Roll Out Extreme Abortion Agenda at Hearing on Hyde Amendment

Dems Roll Out Extreme Abortion Agenda at Hearing on Hyde Amendment

on December 9, 2020, 7:38 AM / in National News

By DR. SUSAN BERRY  |  Breitbart On Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. House Democrats, led by Connecticut Rep. Rosa DeLauro, will convene a hearing that will ignite their extreme abortion agenda, including their goal of repealing the Hyde Amendment and forcing American taxpayers to fund abortions. “The Hyde amendment is a discriminatory policy and one that is routinely considered — every […]

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Hibernating Snakes Hampering Construction of Elon Musk’s Gigafactory in Germany

Hibernating Snakes Hampering Construction of Elon Musk’s Gigafactory in Germany

on December 9, 2020, 7:25 AM / in International News

by Asya Geydarova  |  RT It is now the second time the construction of the first European factory has been put on hold, after in mid-October, the water supply was cut off by utility company Strausberg-Erkner over unpaid bills. The Frankfurt an der Oder administrative court has issued a ruling suspending clearing out the forest for the construction of Tesla Gigafactory, German Tagesspiegel […]

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A Midweek Pause

on December 9, 2020, 7:23 AM / in History, Religion

By Erick Erickson  No, there’ll be no election talk today. There’ll be no politics in this piece. Maybe there should be, but I think we need to step back for a minute. I feel like we have no slowed down since Election Day. I know I haven’t. I’m probably busier today than I was before the election and Georgia has […]

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PA TO SCOTUS: HEY! WE STOLE IT FAIR & SQUARE!

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

A few years ago I had to take a contractor to Small Claims Court to recover money I advanced him in return for what turned out to be no performed work.  In his argument before the judge, he basically said he’d stolen my money fair & square and it was unfair for me to take him to court to make […]

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While Chicago Teachers Union Tweets, City Students Fail

While Chicago Teachers Union Tweets, City Students Fail

on December 9, 2020, 7:13 AM / in State News

The Chicago Teachers Union has been tweeting to explain why schools should not reopen because of the Chinese Virus, and even tweeted that doing so is racist, sexist, and misogynist. It deleted that tweet, but a survey of the union’s twitter feed revealed something of an obsession, The New American reported on Monday, with tweets and retweets and such non-academic matters “white male […]

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Killing the “Flawed”: The Left Is Again Pushing Eugenics

Killing the “Flawed”: The Left Is Again Pushing Eugenics

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

“Life unworthy of life.” That’s what the Nazis called the handicapped, who were the first targeted in their eugenics program. Eugenics, the science of improving the human race via selective breeding, was discredited after WWII. But now it’s making a comeback, courtesy of the Left — and the handicapped are again in the crosshairs. Writer Evita Duffy warned of this […]

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December 9th in History

December 9th in History

on December 9, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

December 9 is the 343rd day of the year (344th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 22 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Anna’s Day, marks the day to start the preparation process of the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve, as well as a Swedish name day, celebrating all people named Anna. […]

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The American Tree

The American Tree

on December 9, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

In America, Christmas Trees were introduced into several pockets – the German Hessian Soldiers took their tree customs in the 18th century. In Texas, Cattle Barons from Britain took their customs in the 19th century, and the East Coast Society copied the English Court tree customs. Settlers from all over Europe took their customs also in the 19th century. Decorations […]

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Medal of Honor Monday: Army Pfc. Floyd Lindstrom

Medal of Honor Monday: Army Pfc. Floyd Lindstrom

on December 9, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

(AmmoLand.com)- Not every soldier who enlisted in the fight against World War II tyranny was a young man. Army Pfc. Floyd Lindstrom was 30 when he joined. His bravery and passion for the cause was infectious, and that helped earn him the Medal of Honor. Lindstrom was born on June 21, 1912, in Holdredge, Nebraska. His family eventually moved to […]

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