Archive for January 25th, 2021

Executive Orders 101: What are they and how do Presidents use them?

on January 25, 2021, 5:26 PM / in History

Americans often hear about executive orders in media coverage of national politics these days, especially when the president and Congress disagree on policy. But what exactly is an executive order? And why was it such a big deal, for example, that President Barack Obama moved to protect millions of illegal immigrants from deportation using his executive powers? Put simply, an […]

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Agree With Liberals or You’re Racist, Xenophobic & Dangerous

on January 25, 2021, 9:19 AM / in Opinion

By Robert Knight |  Washington Times ANALYSIS/OPINION: OK, with the “unity” and “healing” rhetoric behind us as we enter the Biden/Harris years, backed by 25,000 troops, we can get back to the business at hand. That would be the left’s all-out war on free speech, American heritage, limited government, economic freedom, biological truth and Judeo-Christian morality. After Mr. Biden’s soothing words, […]

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Bill in Tennessee Legislature Would Give School Boards More Quarantine Powers

Bill in Tennessee Legislature Would Give School Boards More Quarantine Powers

on January 25, 2021, 9:12 AM / in State News

TENNESSEE STAR Local school boards in Tennessee and people who run charter schools could have more legal powers to create their own quarantine policies and implement those policies in an emergency. This, according to a bill that members of the Tennessee General Assembly filed this month. State Senator Joey Hensley (R-Hohenwald) (pictured left) and State Representative Brandon Ogles (R-Franklin) (pictured right) are sponsoring […]

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“News of the World,” abortion, and the Biden administration: A fourfold biblical response

“News of the World,” abortion, and the Biden administration: A fourfold biblical response

on January 25, 2021, 9:03 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison Over the weekend, Janet and I watched Tom Hanks’ new film, News of the World. It is a moving story of one man’s commitment to protect a girl no one wants. As viewers, we feel revulsion at those who would abuse or neglect her and celebrate the courage with which Hanks’ character cares for her. There is […]

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Can Employers Mandate COVID-19 Vaccines?

on January 25, 2021, 9:00 AM / in National News

“The answer is yes, employers can require employees to get the vaccine once it’s available,” says labor attorney Richard Roth. But there are exceptions, which include religious beliefs or disability-based objections. According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, employers can legally require the COVID-19 vaccine for workers, but they must also be prepared to provide “reasonable accommodations” for employees who […]

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‘All’ Republicans are ‘Guilty’ of Capitol Attack and Should be ‘Forced to Shut the Hell Up,’ Louisville Professor Says

‘All’ Republicans are ‘Guilty’ of Capitol Attack and Should be ‘Forced to Shut the Hell Up,’ Louisville Professor Says

on January 25, 2021, 8:57 AM / in State News

by Benjamin Zeisloft University of Louisville professor Ricky Jones wrote in an op-ed that Republicans should “be forced to shut the hell up” about the Capitol Hill attack unless they denounce their former support of  President Donald Trump. “Republicans, you should not be allowed to speak about being shocked by President Donald Trump or the recent right-wing raid in Washington, D.C., for […]

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Testimony Before The North Dakota House Judiciary Committee On House Bill 1144 In Reference To Creating A Cause Of Action For Censorship By Certain Technology Platforms

on January 25, 2021, 8:52 AM / in State News

Director of Government Relations Cameron Sholty submitted a testimony before the North Dakota House Judiciary Committee regarding legislation pertaining to social media censorship. “House Bill 1144 is good legislation, which should also spur a state-based and national debate on the role of Big Tech in our cvic conversations.” Testimony Before the North Dakota House Judiciary Committee regarding social media censorship. […]

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Biden 2020 Run Backed By $145 Million In ‘Dark Money’

on January 25, 2021, 8:19 AM / in National News

BY TYLER DURDEN | Zero Hedge President Biden’s campaign received a record-breaking amount of anonymous donations to outside groups backing him, which means the public “will never have a full accounting of who helped him win the White House,” according to Bloomberg. In total, $145 million in so-called dark money donations, “a type of fundraising Democrats have decried for years,” backed the Biden […]

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Xi terrified by Christianity surge in China – dictator fears ‘300 million-strong’ uprising

Xi terrified by Christianity surge in China – dictator fears ‘300 million-strong’ uprising

on January 25, 2021, 8:16 AM / in International News

By Bill McLoughlin | MSN Xi has long instituted a harsh strategy to crack down on the faith and has ramped up surveillance amid the coronavirus pandemic. Amid Xi’s pursuit to maintain control in the country, Dr Ron Boyd-MacMillan, director of Strategic Research at Christian charity, Open Doors, claimed China’s premier is becoming increasingly concerned by the size of the Church – currently […]

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Dennis Prager: To save America from left’s destruction, take your kids out of public school

Dennis Prager: To save America from left’s destruction, take your kids out of public school

on January 25, 2021, 8:12 AM / in Opinion

Prager says children attending elementary school, high school and college have a 50/50 chance they will hold parents in contempt. Conservative commentator Dennis Prager said Friday that President Joe Biden has built his political career on standing for “whatever works at that moment” and demonstrated that his first day in office by disbanding former President Trump’s 1776 Commission, which, Prager said, focused […]

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FBI Investigating Homemade Bomb Attack on Baptist Church in California

FBI Investigating Homemade Bomb Attack on Baptist Church in California

on January 25, 2021, 8:09 AM / in State News

According to local media reports, the investigators are not ruling out that it was a hate crime, given that the church’s pastor has been critical of same-sex marriages and even received an arson threat from local LGBT activists last week. First Works Baptist Church in Los Angeles County, California, has come under an attack that has damaged the building, local […]

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Biden aims at improving vaccine distribution as new COVID-19 variant triggers US travel ban with South Africa

on January 25, 2021, 8:06 AM / in National News

By Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver  The Biden administration is ramping up its early efforts to combat the coronavirus pandemic by introducing a travel ban to slow a new variant of the virus and putting more weight behind the government’s vaccine distribution efforts. President Biden is set to roll out a new ban on non-U.S. citizens entering the country who […]

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Chicago Teachers Union Votes To Defy School Reopening Plans, Demands Vaccinations Before Returning To Classrooms

Chicago Teachers Union Votes To Defy School Reopening Plans, Demands Vaccinations Before Returning To Classrooms

on January 25, 2021, 7:55 AM / in State News

By MARLO SAFI | Daily Caller Chicago Teachers Union members voted to defy Chicago Public Schools’ reopening plans, refusing to return to classrooms until teachers are vaccinated, numerous sources reported. The school district, which is the nation’s third largest, was planning to welcome back roughly 70,000 students for part-time, in-person instruction on Feb. 1. However, the union opposed the plan, […]

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A Big Week for Earnings – Try the Shrimp Scampi

on January 25, 2021, 7:38 AM / in National News

Things you need to know: It’s big week for earnings… Tech in focus Biden relief plan ‘not’ a shoe-in Biden signs executive order to ‘buy American’ Oil continues to churn in a tight range WFH trade continues to produce results as travel restrictions surge Try the Scampi Stocks struggled on Friday… momentum in the Dow and the S&P’s fading while […]

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Shrimp Scampi w/Vidalia Onions, Broccolini and White Wine

on January 25, 2021, 7:37 AM / in Food

This takes all of 20 mins to prepare and serve….an easy dish that appears harder than it is… You need – 1 lb of large cleaned, deveined shrimp, butter, garlic, lemon, white wine, chopped broccolini, diced Vidalia onion, s&p & 1/2 lb of linguine… Bring a pot of salted water to a rolling boil. In a sauté pan – melt butter, add […]

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Right on Schedule, COVID Pivots for Biden

Right on Schedule, COVID Pivots for Biden

on January 25, 2021, 7:32 AM / in Opinion

By Brian C. Joondeph, M.D. Imagine changing the rules in the middle of the game, so that hits rather than runs, or first downs rather than touchdowns, determine the game winner. That is exactly what is happening with COVID reporting, just as many of us predicted. This confirms the lingering question of how much of COVID was about the actual virus versus […]

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Aaron Rodgers’ says future with Packers is ‘uncertain’

on January 25, 2021, 6:54 AM / in Sports

By Mark Fischer |  THE NEW YORK POST Aaron Rodgers said his future in Green Bay was “uncertain” following Sunday’s loss in the NFC Championship. “A lot of guys’ futures [are] uncertain, myself included,” Rodgers said after the Packers fell to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 31-26. Rodgers has three years remaining on a four-year, $134 million contract, and the Packers would be […]

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Tennessee Nonprofit Warns Gov. Bill Lee to Focus on Best Interests of Students, Not Budgets, During Special Session

on January 25, 2021, 6:49 AM / in Opinion

Members of Tennessee Stands said this week that Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and members of the state legislature should prioritize students — and not school district budgets — during the upcoming special session on education. Tennessee Stands is a nonprofit based out of Williamson County. “We support the governor’s decision to prioritize the issues facing our schools across the state because they […]

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Positive TN

on January 25, 2021, 6:47 AM / in Announcements

Tennessee Stands is working for the passage of this new Tennessee Senate SB 320 which proposes: Business and Commerce – As introduced, prohibits a person from denying an individual the full and equal enjoyment of goods, services, facilities, privileges, advantages, and accommodations of a place of public accommodation, resort, or amusement on the grounds of the wearing or use of a medical device, or […]

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Ripple Effect

on January 25, 2021, 6:04 AM / in Religion

Because the hand of the Lord my God was on me, I took courage and gathered leaders from Israel to go up with me. Ezra 7:28 The little Bible college in northern Ghana didn’t look impressive—just a tin-roofed cinder-block building and a handful of students. Yet Bob Hayes poured his life into those students. He gave them leadership roles and encouraged […]

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