Archive for January 26th, 2021

The death of Kobe Bryant and Lincoln’s second inaugural address: Slavery, abortion, and the right to life

The death of Kobe Bryant and Lincoln’s second inaugural address: Slavery, abortion, and the right to life

on January 26, 2021, 7:45 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison A year ago today, basketball great Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash that also took the life of his thirteen-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others. In better news, eleven miners in China who were trapped some two thousand feet below ground for two weeks were rescued last Sunday. And the FBI announced that thirty-three missing children in Southern California were found […]

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Beef Short Rib Ragu

Beef Short Rib Ragu

on January 26, 2021, 7:41 AM / in Food

This is a great dish, simple to make, requires only one cut of beef and can be ready to eat in about 2 hrs. For this you need:  1 ½ c of beef broth, dried porcini mushrooms, olive oil, 1 lg onion diced fine, 2 garlic cloves – smashed, 1 tblspn of tomato paste, ½ c of red wine, 1 […]

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It Was All a Game

on January 26, 2021, 7:39 AM / in National News

Things you need to know: Reddit traders take the stage to sing – “Do you hear the people sing, singing the songs of angry men….” as they storm the hill on GME shorts! Investors get ready for a big week of earnings – Tech in focus Today – 80% of the reports so far this morning have beaten their estimates […]

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Coexistence or Cold War with China?

Coexistence or Cold War with China?

on January 26, 2021, 7:29 AM / in Opinion

Under Xi Jinping, said Blinken, China seeks to “become the leading country in the world — the country that sets the norms, that sets the standards.” In short, China’s geostrategic goal is to replace the U.S.-created world order with a new world order of its own. “The United States acknowledges that all Chinese on either side of the Taiwan Strait […]

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Casada PAC attacks from 2018 appear to be templates for hit pieces on Tillis

Casada PAC attacks from 2018 appear to be templates for hit pieces on Tillis

on January 26, 2021, 7:06 AM / in State News

By Erik Schelzig |  TNJ A political action committee that ran attacks last summer against former Rep. Rick Tillis (R-Lewisburg) used the same template as hit pieces issued by the PAC of former House Speaker Glen Casada (R-Franklin) two years earlier. The mailers attacking Tillis were run by a group called the Faith Freedom Family Fund, or FFFF. The ones targeting […]

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‘We had to leave the country’: Hong Kong rejects visa request from Francis Chan

‘We had to leave the country’: Hong Kong rejects visa request from Francis Chan

on January 26, 2021, 7:03 AM / in International News, Religion

Evangelist and church planter Francis Chan revealed that after he planted three churches in Hong Kong, authorities denied his visa, forcing him to leave the country and return to the U.S. According to China Aid, the bestselling author and former California megachurch pastor shared the news in a video sent to friends and fellow pastors on Jan. 5. “Last week, after […]

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Bloomberg’s Propaganda Arm ‘the Trace’ Naming-&-Shaming

Bloomberg’s Propaganda Arm ‘the Trace’ Naming-&-Shaming

on January 26, 2021, 7:00 AM / in National News

By Larry Keane Michael Bloomberg’s The Trace is on a campaign to turn gun companies against the leading online voices that speak about the importance of gun rights. The Trace, which is nothing but a gun control megaphone disguising itself as pseudo-journalism, sent out a “name-and-shame” email last week putting companies on notice. They listed 13 specific firearm personalities with large social […]

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A Wave of Gun Bills Introduced In Virginia

A Wave of Gun Bills Introduced In Virginia

on January 26, 2021, 6:51 AM / in State News

VCDL’s lobby day has passed, and now the real work begins. It is time to send emails and make phone calls to our representatives to defeat bad gun bills. There are a lot of bad bills in Richmond this session. One terrible bill that appears to be dead is the so-called “assault-firearms” ban that would see most semiautomatic banned as […]

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House Delivers Impeachment Article To Senate But Biden Doesn’t Think Trump Will Be Convicted

on January 26, 2021, 6:48 AM / in National News

The House delivered its single impeachment article against former President Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday, setting the stage for a February 8 trial. There it is — House impeachment managers deliver article of impeachment against Donald Trump to the Senate, formally triggering a trial. pic.twitter.com/S2pxwq6nT7 — Andrew Desiderio (@AndrewDesiderio) January 26, 2021 Just three Senate Republicans were present […]

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Supreme Court declines to take up pandemic restrictions on worship services

on January 26, 2021, 6:45 AM / in National News

The Supreme Court declined Monday to consider how far states can go without violating religious freedom when they impose restrictions on attendance at worship services to slow the spread of Covid-19. In a one-line order, the court said it would not hear an appeal from Calvary Chapel Dayton Valley, a church in western Nevada that has been battling pandemic restrictions imposed by […]

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India, China suffer new casualties in border flare-up

India, China suffer new casualties in border flare-up

on January 26, 2021, 6:40 AM / in International News

  NEW DELHI: Indian and Chinese troops clashed anew on their contested Himalayan border, resulting in injuries on both sides, officials said on Monday (Jan 25), highlighting the fraught state of relations between the giant nuclear-armed neighbours. The fighting on Jan 20 came six months after a pitched battle which left at least 20 Indian troops dead as well as an unknown […]

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Bill Status Report 2021-01-22

on January 26, 2021, 6:30 AM / in State News

New Bills filed week of January 18, 2021 See and share report on TFA site:  Bill Status Report – 2021-01-15 Follow TFA on MeWe – we are discontinuing updates to Facebook and Twitter There were several new bills filed the week of January 18, 2021, that TFA has added to its list of bills to monitor. These bills include SB227/HB103 […]

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Phoenix calling: Latest disclosures detail more spending on mystery vendor

on January 26, 2021, 6:25 AM / in State News

By Erik Schelzig | TNJ A mystery campaign vendor believed to be at the center of an FBI investigation into three sitting House members and a former chief of staff was the beneficiary of more than $200,000 in Republican spending. As of Monday evening, Phoenix Solutions was reported to have received $82,450 during the fourth quarter to bring its total haul […]

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Growing Number of Republican Senators Oppose Holding Trump Impeachment Trial

Growing Number of Republican Senators Oppose Holding Trump Impeachment Trial

on January 26, 2021, 6:22 AM / in National News

BY ZACHARY STIEBER | EPOCH TIMES An increasing number of Republican senators are voicing opposition to holding an impeachment trial against former President Donald Trump, leaving Democrats’ ability to swing enough votes for a conviction in doubt. Twenty-nine GOP senators have now spoken out against holding a trial, according to an Epoch Times tally, arguing it’s unconstitutional to try to convict a former office […]

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Teen arrested in Indianapolis mass murder that killed five, unborn child

Teen arrested in Indianapolis mass murder that killed five, unborn child

on January 26, 2021, 6:18 AM / in State News

A 17-year-old relative has been arrested in the Indianapolis slaying that left five members of the same family and an unborn child dead, according to local reports. The juvenile, who was not identified, is charged in the murders of Kezzie Childs, 42, Raymond Childs Jr., 42, their 18-year-old son Elijah, 13-year-old daughter Rita, 19-year-old Kiara Hawkins, and her unborn child, “Baby Boy […]

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Biden repeals Trump ban on transgender military members

Biden repeals Trump ban on transgender military members

on January 26, 2021, 6:12 AM / in National News

By Steven Nelson | New York Post President Biden on Monday repealed former President Trump’s ban on transgender people serving in the military. Biden signed the executive order in the Oval Office, saying, “What I’m doing is enabling all qualified Americans to serve their country in uniform.” He added, “Transgender personnel that’s qualified in every other way can serve their government […]

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Tried And True

Tried And True

on January 26, 2021, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Most men will proclaim each his own goodness, but who can find a faithful man? —Proverbs 20:6 We are often disappointed by the unfaithfulness of people. A family member promises to write, but months go by without a letter. A pastor says he will visit when we are sick, but he doesn’t make it to the hospital or to our […]

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January 26th in History

January 26th in History

on January 26, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

January 26 is the 26th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 339 days remaining until the end of the year (340 in leap years). Holidays Australia Day (Australia) Christian Feast Day: Alberic Paula Timothy and Titus January 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Duarte Day (Dominican Republic) Liberation Day (Uganda) Republic Day (India) History In 1340,  King Edward […]

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American Minute with Bill Federer “Communism…has infiltrated…journalism, the press…the school…covert manipulation…pervert the truth”-General Douglas MacArthur

American Minute with Bill Federer “Communism…has infiltrated…journalism, the press…the school…covert manipulation…pervert the truth”-General Douglas MacArthur

on January 26, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

“Our threat is from the insidious forces working from within which have already so drastically altered the character of our free institutions,” stated General Douglas MacArthur in Lansing, Michigan, May 15, 1952. Douglas MacArthur was born JANUARY 26, 1880. He commanded in France during World War I. He was superintendent of West Point, 1919-20. In 1930, at age 50, Douglas MacArthurbecame the youngest Chief of Staff of the U.S. […]

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