Archive for February 23rd, 2021

Stop the Anti-Religious Freedom Equality Act, H.R.5

on February 23, 2021, 8:13 AM / in Announcements, National News

Democrats in Congress are seeking to pass H.R. 5, titled the “Equality Act,” an unconstitutional bill that would severely limit religious freedom in favor of the radical “LGBTQ” agenda. Originally introduced in the previous Congresses, H.R. 5 is sponsored by Representative David Cicilline (D-R.I.) and has 223 co-sponsors in the House — more than half the chamber. The bill also now has the support of Joe […]

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‘Defund the Police’ Experiment Fully Underway In Austin, Texas

on February 23, 2021, 8:11 AM / in State News

Over the summer, chants to “defund the police” rang out across the country, but hardly anyone cut their police budget by as much as Austin, Texas. While cities like Baltimore and Denver cut their budgets by 3% or 10%, Austin cut APD’s budget by a third — $150 million. The city has already started spending that money on other programs, […]

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Tennessee Senate Approves Bill to Allow School Districts, Governor to Reopen Classes

on February 23, 2021, 8:08 AM / in State News

By Jason M. Reynolds  | Tennessee Star The Tennessee Legislature is looking into giving local education districts more leeway to open or shut schools during public emergencies — or the governor the power to send students back to campus. On Monday, Tennessee State Senator Brian Kelsey (R-Germantown) presented Senate Bill 103 to the full Senate. The bill passed the Senate as amended, […]

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Biden: No New Cold Wars or Democracy Crusades

Biden: No New Cold Wars or Democracy Crusades

on February 23, 2021, 8:05 AM / in Opinion

Biden’s remarks also reveal the dichotomy that exists between what is on the minds of his countrymen, and what is on the minds of so many among our foreign policy elites. “What is America’s mission?” is a question that has been debated since George Washington’s Farewell Address in 1797. At last week’s Munich Security Conference, President Joe Biden laid out […]

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Homeland Security plans to gut immigration enforcement arm

on February 23, 2021, 7:43 AM / in National News

By Stephen Dinan | The Washington Times The Biden administration might not need to abolish ICE. Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas has floated a plan to reorganize the federal deportation agency to the point where it’s not doing much arresting and deporting from inside the country anymore. Mr. Mayorkas revealed his idea last week in a telephone meeting with agency personnel in Texas, according […]

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Garland vows sharp focus on Capitol riot as attorney general

Garland vows sharp focus on Capitol riot as attorney general

on February 23, 2021, 7:40 AM / in National News

By MICHAEL BALSAMO , ERIC TUCKER and MARY CLARE JALONICK | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Merrick Garland, President Joe Biden’s attorney general nominee, vowed Monday to prioritize combating extremist violence with an initial focus on the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol as he sought to assure lawmakers that the Justice Department would remain politically independent on his watch. A federal […]

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Journalists Cheer As Jen Psaki Announces The Gulags Will Be Run By A Woman Of Color

Journalists Cheer As Jen Psaki Announces The Gulags Will Be Run By A Woman Of Color

on February 23, 2021, 7:37 AM / in Bedtime Stories

  This is humor….. WASHINGTON, D.C.—Journalists around the nation erupted in boisterous cheers when White House Press Secretary, Jen Psaki, announced that the gulags will be run by a woman of color. The announcement came as a result of an unscripted moment when a reporter relayed to Psaki a question from a concerned citizen back home, “What is President Biden doing […]

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NATO Increasing Troops in Iraq From 500 to 4,000

NATO Increasing Troops in Iraq From 500 to 4,000

on February 23, 2021, 7:33 AM / in International News

The US currently has 2,500 troops in Iraq By Dave DeCamp On Thursday, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg announced that the alliance is increasing its military presence in Iraq. “The size of our mission will increase from 500 personnel to around 4,000 and training activities will now include more Iraqi security institutions and areas beyond Baghdad,” Stoltenberg said after a two-day meeting of […]

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Biden Signs Executive Order Ending Major Trump Project

Biden Signs Executive Order Ending Major Trump Project

on February 23, 2021, 7:30 AM / in National News

(ConservativePeak.com)- In yet another effort to destroy President Donald Trump’s legacy of defending American interests and workers, President Joe Biden signed another executive order this week that revoked a Trump-era order that gave federal funds to apprenticeship programs in American industries. President Donald Trump’s Executive Order 13801, named Industry-recognized Apprenticeship Programs (IRAPS), allow for trade and industry companies, groups, and […]

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“For the People Act,” H.R. 1.

on February 23, 2021, 7:24 AM / in Announcements, Opinion

Among other things, For the People Act would deter political free speech and federalize elections. This is one of the more bold-faced assaults on the First Amendment that has come through Congress in quite some time. H.R. 1 is an ambitious effort by House Democrats to dictate the manner and outcome of elections in the United States. It also prevents states […]

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New York AG Asks Judge to Scrap NRA Bankruptcy Case as Part of Effort to Dismantle Gun Group

New York AG Asks Judge to Scrap NRA Bankruptcy Case as Part of Effort to Dismantle Gun Group

on February 23, 2021, 7:14 AM / in State News

by Luis Miguel Letitia James, the attorney general for the State of New York, asked a federal judge to throw out the National Rifle Association’s bankruptcy case, a move that would prevent the gun rights group from relocating to Texas and thus evading the AG’s attempt to shut the NRA down. James characterized the NRA as acting in “bad faith” and seeking to […]

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Herschel Walker Makes Case Against Reparations for Slavery

Herschel Walker Makes Case Against Reparations for Slavery

on February 23, 2021, 7:03 AM / in Opinion

by Steve Byas The Review of Black Political Economy has estimated that the amount of reparations to descendants of slaves that would be sufficient would be about $12 trillion. This would give each descendant of slavery over one-quarter of a million dollars. But Herschel Walker, a black American who won the Heisman Trophy at Georgia, and later had a long professional football career, […]

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THE JOB – URINE TEST

THE JOB – URINE TEST

on February 23, 2021, 6:55 AM / in Bedtime Stories

And to end this bloody morning…. my son sent this to me…. THE JOB – URINE TEST Like a lot of folks in this state, I have a job. I work, they pay me. I pay my taxes and the government distributes my taxes as it sees fit. In order to get that paycheck, I am required to pass a […]

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Turn on the Light

on February 23, 2021, 6:48 AM / in Religion

Let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven. – Matthew 5:16 As my husband and I prepared for a cross-country move, I wanted to ensure that we kept in touch with our grown sons. I found a unique gift, friendship lamps connected by wireless internet, which can be turned […]

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The Ethics Of Good News

The Ethics Of Good News

on February 23, 2021, 6:00 AM / in Religion

We are not doing right. This day is a day of good news, and we remain silent. —2 Kings 7:9 If a scientist discovered the cure for cancer, we would expect the discovery to be shared with the world. Basic ethics requires that good news not be kept secret. When the king of Syria laid siege to the city of […]

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The National Medal of Honor Heritage Center

The National Medal of Honor Heritage Center

on February 23, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

“Honor, justice, and humanity, forbid us tamely to surrender that freedom which we received from our gallant ancestors, and which our innocent posterity have a right to receive from us. We cannot endure the infamy and guilt of resigning succeeding generations to that wretchedness which inevitably awaits them if we basely entail hereditary bondage on them.” Thomas Jefferson (1775) In […]

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What God Says About Homosexuality

on February 23, 2021, 6:00 AM / in Religion

If there is a man who lies with a male as those who lie with a woman, both of them have committed a detestable act. –Leviticus 20:13 From First Baptist, Dallas, Texas What does the Bible say about homosexuality? Leviticus 18:22 says, “[Men] shall not lie with a male as one lies with a female; it is an abomination.” Leviticus 20:13 says, “If there […]

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February 23rd in History

February 23rd in History

on February 23, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

February 23 is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 311 days remaining until the end of the year (312 in leap years). Holidays Christian Feast Day: Polycarp of Smyrna (Catholic Church) Blessed Isabelle of France Serenus the Gardener February 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Lindel Tsen and Paul Sasaki, (commemoration, Anglicanism) Mashramani-Republic Day (Guyana) National […]

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February 23, 1945 / The New York Times

February 23, 1945 / The New York Times

on February 23, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

Microfilm-New York Times archives, Monterey Public Library Special Thanks to Homer J Simpson  

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Quote for Today; February 23rd

Quote for Today; February 23rd

on February 23, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History, People

I have been up to see the Congress and they do not seem to be able to do anything except to eat peanuts and chew tobacco, while my army is starving. Robert E. Lee Robert Edward Lee (January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870) was an American soldier best known for commanding the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the American […]

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