Archive for February 25th, 2021

BLM group raked in $90MILLION in donations last year: Leaders disclose finances for the first time – but angry local chapters say they are not being given any of the money

BLM group raked in $90MILLION in donations last year: Leaders disclose finances for the first time – but angry local chapters say they are not being given any of the money

on February 25, 2021, 9:36 AM / in National News

Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation is now building infrastructure to catch up to the speed of its funding BLM plans to use its endowment to become known for more than protests BLM co-founder Patrisse Cullors said the foundation is focused on a ‘need to reinvest into black communities’  The foundation said it committed $21.7million in grant funding to official and […]

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‘Let’s play strip poker’: Former staffer publishes explosive essay detailing claims of sexual harassment against Gov. Andrew Cuomo

on February 25, 2021, 9:33 AM / in State News

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is being accused of sexual harassment and fostering a “toxic” work environment by former staffer Lindsey Boylan, who detailed her time with the top Democrat in a new essay. Boylan previously accused Cuomo of sexual harassment in December but said she would not detail the experience at that time. Cuomo denied any wrongdoing. The former aide now […]

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City Council Considers Declaring Clarksville a Second Amendment Sanctuary

City Council Considers Declaring Clarksville a Second Amendment Sanctuary

on February 25, 2021, 9:30 AM / in State News

The story is by Jason Reynolds of The Tennessee Star The Clarksville City Council is considering a Second Amendment sanctuary resolution in a meeting this afternoon. Councilmember Jason Knight is offering “Resolution 56-2020-21 Declaring the City of Clarksville as a 2nd Amendment Sanctuary City.” The meeting starts at 4:30 p.m. The agenda and associated materials are available here. The resolution is […]

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Manhattan DA obtains Trump tax returns

on February 25, 2021, 9:25 AM / in State News

The Manhattan District Attorney’s office has obtained former President Trump‘s tax returns, multiple outlets reported. A spokesman for Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. told NBC’s local affiliate the subpoena for the records was enforced Monday. The development comes after the Supreme Court on Monday rebuffed an effort from Trump’s lawyers to shield the documents. CNN reported that New York prosecutors obtained the documents hours […]

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Life Hurts, God Heals

Life Hurts, God Heals

on February 25, 2021, 9:22 AM / in Religion

H/T Post & Email “HE WORKS WITHIN US” by ProfDave, ©2921 JMCorey, Pixabay, License (Feb. 24, 2021) — Life hurts. We start out being a pain to our mothers and end up being a pain to our kids. In between is just pain, mostly. The Indian mystics are right, suffering is the predominant reality of life. Happiness is an illusion(?). Life doesn’t add […]

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Undocumented Immigrants: President Biden’s Bill Would Be Life Changing

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

Millions of undocumented immigrants would qualify for a pathway to citizenship under President Biden’s sweeping immigration bill. The bill’s future is uncertain — with many Republicans blasting it as a self-serving effort to legalize those who broke the law and an incentive for more illegal immigration. Still, impacted immigrants want people to know how the bill could change their lives. […]

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Gunmen stole Gaga’s beloved dogs after ambush

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

The New York Post Lady Gaga’s dog walker was shot in the chest four times in Los Angeles Wednesday night by gunmen who stole two of the superstar’s beloved bulldogs, according to reports. Ryan Fischer was ambushed in West Hollywood as he walked Gaga’s dogs Koji, Miss Asia and Gustavo at around 10 p.m., according to DailyMail.com and TMZ. He was reportedly in “grave” […]

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Former Capitol Police Chief: Intel Said Antifa Would Be at January 6 Trump Rally

Former Capitol Police Chief: Intel Said Antifa Would Be at January 6 Trump Rally

on February 25, 2021, 8:07 AM / in National News

by R. Cort Kirkwood Senate testimony from the former chief of the Capitol Hill police appears to confirm reports that leftist Antifa terrorists helped incite violence at the U.S. Capitol on January 6. Those reports included a first-person account that GOP Senator Ron Johnson of Wisconsin read at yesterday’s hearing where former Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund testified, an account the […]

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Politico: Becerra Might OK Free Health Care for Illegal Aliens

Politico: Becerra Might OK Free Health Care for Illegal Aliens

on February 25, 2021, 7:55 AM / in National News

by R. Cort Kirkwood President Joe Biden’s nominee for Health and Human Services secretary has “exceedingly deep convictions” about providing healthcare for illegal aliens. And if radical leftist Xavier Becerra gets his way, you’ll pay for those “exceedingly deep convictions,” as Politico described them. The reason: California’s former attorney general, who testified at his first confirmation hearing today, will use his authority to push illegals into […]

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To Be Human

on February 25, 2021, 7:49 AM / in Religion

Jerusalem, Jerusalem . . . how often I have longed to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings. Matthew 23:37 “Mr. Singerman, why are you crying?” asked twelve-year-old Albert as he watched the master craftsman construct a wooden box. “I cry,” he said, “because my father cried, and because my grandfather cried.” The woodworker’s answer […]

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United States” a professedly Christian nation…”- John Foster Dulles, Secretary of State

United States” a professedly Christian nation…”- John Foster Dulles, Secretary of State

on February 25, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

Read more from William Federer here “There is only one defense – a defense compounded of eternal vigilance, sound policies, and high courage” – stated Secretary of State John Foster Dulles to the Overseas Press Club in New York, March 30, 1954. John Foster Dulles was born FEBRUARY 25, 1888, in the home of his Civil War general grandfather. His […]

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February 25th in History

February 25th in History

on February 25, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

February 25 is the 56th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 309 days remaining until the end of the year (310 in leap years). Holidays Christian Feast Day: Æthelberht of Kent Blessed Maria Adeodata Pisani, OSB Tarasius (Eastern Orthodox Churches and Traditional Roman Catholics) Walburga John Roberts February 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Kitano Baika-sai or “Plum […]

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Anger Management

Anger Management

on February 25, 2021, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Where do wars and fights come from among you? Do they not come from your desires for pleasure? —James 4:1 In James 4, the writer swung his axe at the root of one of our deepest problems: a smothering absorption with our own desires—getting our own way and having our own needs met. When that passion is frustrated, it can […]

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Quote for Today

on February 25, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

The philosopher carries his soul in his head, the poet in his heart, the singer in his throat and the dancer in her body. A politician is a lost soul and without voters, a mere scam. While I not sure the author, I have to thank  A. J. Floyd for sending this one. It reminds me of a Quote of Emerson: […]

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Quote for Today; February 25th

Quote for Today; February 25th

on February 25, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“No government has the right to decide on the truth of scientific principles, nor to prescribe in any way the character of the questions investigated. Neither may a government determine the aesthetic value of artistic creations, nor limit the forms of literacy or artistic expression. Nor should it pronounce on the validity of economic, historic, religious, or philosophical doctrines. Instead […]

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