Archive for January 31st, 2021

DIGGING THEIR OWN GRAVES

on January 31, 2021, 9:04 AM / in Opinion

All those people who just lost their jobs when Biden ordered the border wall construction stopped are pretty angry, saying Biden doesn’t give a rat’s rump about them.  This, at the same time the guilty in Washington DC are ordering construction of a high security, military-style fence to protect them. So my question of the day is this:  What exactly […]

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“Stand fast, therefore, in the LIBERTY, wherewith Christ hath made us FREE”-Rev. Jacob Duche

“Stand fast, therefore, in the LIBERTY, wherewith Christ hath made us FREE”-Rev. Jacob Duche

on January 31, 2021, 8:00 AM / in History

When British troops descended on Boston, the Continental Congress’ first official act was to request that Rev. Jacob Duche’, pastor of Philadelphia’s Christ Church, open Congress in prayer: “Tuesday, September 6, 1774. Resolved, That the Rev. Mr. Duche’ be desired to open the Congress tomorrow morning with prayers, at the Carpenter’s Hall, at 9 o’clock.” Born JANUARY 31, 1738, Rev. Jacob Duche’ […]

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Corporations That Support The $15 Minimum Wage Can Afford It. Here’s Who Can’t

Corporations That Support The $15 Minimum Wage Can Afford It. Here’s Who Can’t

on January 31, 2021, 7:23 AM / in National News

Large corporations have endorsed and lobbied for a $15 federal minimum wage in recent years, but while they can afford such a policy, small businesses would be harmed, multiple studies have shown. “More than doubling the federal minimum wage is one of the policies that would threaten the fragile small business economic recovery,” said National Federation of Independent Business Vice […]

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Californians Fighting Back Against Newsom’s COVID Tyranny

Californians Fighting Back Against Newsom’s COVID Tyranny

on January 31, 2021, 7:16 AM / in State News

by Annalisa Pesek After months of stringent lockdowns, middle-class Californians are fighting for their way of life, and they are winning. But the battle has just begun. Under the draconian leadership of Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom, communities have been decimated and livelihoods destroyed. Residents are fed up, and change is afoot, as a massive effort to recall Newsom, led by the organization Rescue California, […]

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Ghislaine Maxwell: Grand Jury Was Too White; Sex-crime Indictment Violated Sixth Amendment

Ghislaine Maxwell: Grand Jury Was Too White; Sex-crime Indictment Violated Sixth Amendment

on January 31, 2021, 7:13 AM / in National News

 by R. Cort Kirkwood Prosecutors picked the grand jury from the wrong pool of potential members, which did not include enough blacks and Hispanics, her pre-trial motion filed on Monday argues. Thus, the indictment violated her Sixth Amendment right to a fair trial. Legal experts told the Washington Post that Judge Alison Nathan might actually dismiss the case. But that doesn’t mean Maxwell is in […]

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Will Democrats Turn America Into Venezuela?

Will Democrats Turn America Into Venezuela?

on January 31, 2021, 6:44 AM / in Opinion

The New York Times wrote in November that Marxist dictator Nicolas Maduro “has left the shrinking Venezuelan economy comparable to that of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.… The country now has the highest poverty rate in Latin America, overtaking Haiti this year.” It took just 10 years to accomplish the feat: “Just a decade ago [Venezuela] rivaled the United States for […]

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Wearing Our Courage

on January 31, 2021, 6:40 AM / in Religion

If I am a man of God, may fire come down from heaven. 2 Kings 1:10 Andrew lives in a country that’s closed to the gospel. When I asked how he keeps his faith a secret, he said he doesn’t. He wears a button that advertises his church, and whenever he’s arrested he tells the police that “they need Jesus […]

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“Two Roads Diverge in the Woods …”- Robert Frost

“Two Roads Diverge in the Woods …”- Robert Frost

on January 31, 2021, 6:38 AM / in Opinion

“Two roads diverged in a yellow wood And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair And having perhaps the better claim, Because it was grassy and wanted wear; Though as […]

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“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I- I took the one less traveled by…” -Robert Frost

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I- I took the one less traveled by…” -Robert Frost

on January 31, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair And having perhaps the better claim, Because it was grassy and wanted wear; Though as […]

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January 31st in History

January 31st in History

on January 31, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

January 31 is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 334 days remaining until the end of the year (335 in leap years). Holidays Christian Feast Day: Blessed Ludovica Geminianus John Bosco Marcella Samuel Shoemaker (Episcopal Church (USA)) January 31 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Nauru from Australia in 1968. History […]

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A Vase Full Of Good Intentions

A Vase Full Of Good Intentions

on January 31, 2021, 6:00 AM / in Religion

To him who knows to do good and does not do it, to him it is sin. —James 4:17 In a Peanuts cartoon by Charles Schulz, Marcie gives her schoolteacher some flowers. Not to be outdone, Peppermint Patty says to the teacher, “I thought about doing the same thing, Ma’am, but I never got around to it. Could you use […]

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