Archive for February 16th, 2021

Restaurant Industry Still Struggling As COVID-19 Cases Fall

on February 16, 2021, 8:43 AM / in National News

Restaurants are still reeling in the midst of COVID-19. Though the vaccine rollout is in effect, it’s not happening fast enough to rescue the industry’s workforce. The latest monthly jobs report shows any job gains were offset by losses in restaurants and other industries. In fact, restaurant jobs are still 2.5 million below their pre-coronavirus level. The bipartisan Restaurants Act […]

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Will the Radical Left Reunite the GOP?

Will the Radical Left Reunite the GOP?

on February 16, 2021, 8:32 AM / in Opinion

The succession struggle in the GOP is now underway. But as for now, Donald Trump is The Man, and he is not going anywhere… Still, even if Trump cannot unite the Republican Party, he brings, far and away, the largest pile of chips to the table. “Our historic, patriotic and beautiful movement to Make America Great Again has only just […]

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Kyle Rittenhouse Bond Hearing Held, DA Smears, Judge Corrects

on February 16, 2021, 7:55 AM / in National News

by Dean Weingarten |  Ammoland On 11 February 2021, there was a hearing requested by the Kenosha District Attorney’s office in the self-defense case involving Kyle Rittenhouse. The shooting occurred during the riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on 25 August 2020. Judge Schroeder of Kenosha presided over the virtual hearing, which was done on Zoom. The hearing was contentious. Judge Schroeder schooled DA Thomas […]

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Gun-Grabber Hogg to Stuff Pillows with Astroturf

Gun-Grabber Hogg to Stuff Pillows with Astroturf

on February 16, 2021, 7:29 AM / in Opinion

by David Codrea | (Ammoland.com) “Parkland survivor David Hogg [is] taking on MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell,” the New York Post reports. “[H]e’ll team up with the progressive tech entrepreneur William LeGate in an effort to create a rival pillow firm.” This development coincides with the announcement that Hogg is taking a leave of absence from March for Our Lives. “[LeGate] and I can […]

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What Were They Thinking?

on February 16, 2021, 7:20 AM / in Opinion

Editor’s note: I had also wondered if the left of the Democrat party was just plain stupid or too damn arrogant to understand the stupidity of this whole sham. By Christopher Chantrill I have a question, now that President Trump has not been removed from office in the Senate. Oh gosh, he had already removed himself January 20. What were the […]

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An absurd look at the Marxist, ultra-woke “education” system in 2021

An absurd look at the Marxist, ultra-woke “education” system in 2021

on February 16, 2021, 7:15 AM / in Opinion

By Simon Black In honor of Black History Month, schools across the Land of the Free are adopting a curriculum that’s being pushed from the organization Black Lives Matter. Curiously, the “Black Lives Matter at School” curriculum has absolutely nothing to do with history, let alone black history. Instead, the organization presents an entirely Marxist, ultra-woke agenda. The first clue is […]

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Tim Keller’s cancer update: Hopeful lessons in hard places

Tim Keller’s cancer update: Hopeful lessons in hard places

on February 16, 2021, 7:08 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison Bestselling author and pastor Tim Keller recently shared an update on his battle with pancreatic cancer. As a result of the prayers of many and his chemotherapy treatments, he has seen a “significant decrease in [the] size and number of tumors.” He stated, “I still have cancer, but this is excellent news,” and added, “What the future holds […]

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Covid-19(84) Is Never Going Away — And If You Give Them An Inch Now, They’ll Take Miles

on February 16, 2021, 6:54 AM / in Opinion

By Press for Truth I hate to break it to you but the Covid-19(84) nightmare isn’t going away anytime soon. Two weeks to flatten the curve has turned into a 9-month psychological operation where fear is now the real virus. Various health officials in many countries all over the world are warning that these extreme measures will continue indefinitely. In this […]

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Seven Senate Republicans Vote to Convict Donald Trump, Two Flip Previous Vote

Seven Senate Republicans Vote to Convict Donald Trump, Two Flip Previous Vote

on February 16, 2021, 6:48 AM / in National News

By CHARLIE SPIERING |  Breitbart Seven Senate Republicans voted to convict former President Donald Trump, even though he was ultimately acquitted in his second impeachment trial. Trump was charged with inciting an insurrection on January 6, after a mob of his supporters stormed Capitol Hill as Congress began certifying the 2020 presidential election vote. The Senate vote failed 57-43, failing […]

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Biden Pulls 65 Pending Trump Executive Orders

Biden Pulls 65 Pending Trump Executive Orders

on February 16, 2021, 6:42 AM / in National News

Washington Free Beacon President Joe Biden has pulled 65 pending Trump administration executive orders, many of which deal with key national security and immigration matters. Several of the withdrawals strike down orders that would protect American jobs by tightening immigration restrictions and eliminate proposed oversight regulations on how China-backed Confucius Institutes operate on campus. The Biden administration selectively cut the orders, […]

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February 16th in History

February 16th in History

on February 16, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

February 16 is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 318 days remaining until the end of the year (319 in leap years). Holidays Christian feast day: Abda of Edessa Elias and companions Juliana of Nicomedia (Catholic Church) Onesimus Charles Todd Quintard (Episcopal Church (USA)) February 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Kim Jong-il’s Birthday (North Korea) […]

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Today’s Quote: February 16th

Today’s Quote: February 16th

on February 16, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys. P. J. O’Rourke Patrick Jake “P. J.” O’Rourke (born November 14, 1947) is an American political satirist, journalist, writer, and author. O’Rourke is the H. L. Mencken Research Fellow at the Cato Institute and is a regular correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly, The American […]

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Temporary Tears

Temporary Tears

on February 16, 2021, 6:00 AM / in Religion

May the God of all grace, . . . after you have suffered a while, perfect, establish, strengthen, and settle you. —1 Peter 5:10 Author George MacDonald wrote, “God has come to wipe away our tears. He is doing it; He will have it done as soon as He can; and until He can He would have them flow without […]

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Quote For Today February 16th

on February 16, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“To sell your soul is the easiest thing in the world. That’s what everybody does every hour of his life. If I asked you to keep your soul – would you understand why that’s much harder?” Ayn Rand, Fountainhead

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Slavery – a long shameful history

Slavery – a long shameful history

on February 16, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

Slavery has a long and shameful history. Ancient cultures made slaves of those captured in battle, as seen in Babylon, Persia, Greece, China, India, and Africa. Israelites were made to be slaves by powerful Pharaohs of Egypt for four hundred years. Julius Caesar conquered in Gaul and brought so many captured “slavic” peoples into to Rome that the term “slav” […]

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