Archive for April 6th, 2021

White House, McConnell in rare agreement as vaccine distribution ramps up

on April 6, 2021, 9:43 AM / in National News

By Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver Bipartisanship has been hard to come by on major issues in the opening months of the Biden administration. However, there was a brief respite as Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) urged Republican men to get the COVID-19 vaccine, a call that received plaudits from the White House. McConnell, speaking to reporters in Kentucky […]

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Florida Rep. Alcee Hastings dead at 84

on April 6, 2021, 9:18 AM / in People, State News

Longtime Democratic Rep. Alcee Hastings, the dean of the Florida congressional delegation, died Tuesday after a battle with pancreatic cancer, two leadership sources confirmed. He was 84. Hastings started his career as a civil rights attorney and was nominated by former President Carter in 1979 as a federal judge in Florida. Nearly a decade later, he was impeached by the House […]

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MLB Moves All Star Game To Colorado, Which Has Voter ID Laws, Significantly Less Diverse Than Georgia

on April 6, 2021, 9:15 AM / in Opinion

“We’re always amazed when someone can’t make a course correction even when they see the ship is headed straight for the rocks. Major League Baseball’s knee-jerk reaction from Friday has been followed up by moving the All-Star game to Denver (as reported by ESPN and others). The argument about the GA law being discriminatory was flawed and MLB could have corrected […]

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The Most Important Event in History

The Most Important Event in History

on April 6, 2021, 9:10 AM / in History, Religion

by ProfDave, ©2021 |  The Post and Email What do you think was the most important event in history?  The Exodus of Israel from Egypt?  The Resurrection of Jesus?  The Hegira of Muhammad?  Darwin’s publication of Origin of the Species? Your answer depends on your worldview, doesn’t it?  They represent three of the great world religions (or four) – the others have […]

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Rubio asks MLB commissioner if he’ll give up Augusta golf club membership

on April 6, 2021, 7:54 AM / in National News

BY ALEXANDER BOLTON |  THE HILL  Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) on Monday sent a letter to MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred asking if Manfred would give up his membership at the exclusive Augusta National Golf Club in the wake of the league’s decision to pull the 2021 All-Star Game from Atlanta to protest Georgia’s controversial new voting law. Rubio took a personal shot at the […]

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Man accused of trying to extort Matt Gaetz admits he asked for cash

on April 6, 2021, 7:47 AM / in National News

By Tamar Lapin | New York Post The man accused of trying to extort $25 million from Rep. Matt Gaetz’s family admitted Monday that he asked the congressman’s dad for cash — but denied that it was a shakedown. Bob Kent, an ex-Air Force intelligence officer, confirmed to Sirius Radio host Michael Smerconish that he approached the Florida Republican’s dad, Don Gaetz, for money last […]

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Biden to announce all US adults will be eligible for coronavirus vaccine by April 19

on April 6, 2021, 7:33 AM / in National News

President Biden plans to announce today that he is moving up his target for all American adults to become eligible to receive a coronavirus vaccine by almost two weeks to April 19, according to a White House official. Biden is also expected to announce that the United States has administered 150 million COVID-19 vaccine doses, the official confirmed, putting the […]

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Woke Wars: Say the Magic Word!

on April 6, 2021, 7:23 AM / in Opinion

By Christopher Chantrill |  American Thinker Do you think that last week was Peak Woke? What with Delta’s genius CEO Ed Bastian falling into line to criticize Georgia’s new election laws, What with MLB pulling the all-star game from Democratic Atlanta, What with Amazon joining in the fun. And then there is the ticklish question of The Dam Busters movie. I probably saw the […]

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McConnell: Businesses Using ‘Economic Blackmail’ to Alter Laws

on April 6, 2021, 7:17 AM / in Opinion

’Parts of the private sector keep dabbling in behaving like a woke parallel government,’ McConnell said of businesses pressuring governments to change laws and policies. By Lisa Hagen |  USN SENATE MINORITY LEADER Mitch McConnell of Kentucky sent a warning to corporations protesting Georgia’s newly enacted voting law: Businesses will “invite serious consequences” if they engage in boycotts or other retaliatory measures […]

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Cancel Culture: Uh-oh, Communist Angela Davis Gets Canceled by Butler University

Cancel Culture: Uh-oh, Communist Angela Davis Gets Canceled by Butler University

on April 6, 2021, 6:46 AM / in Opinion, State News

By William Jasper Oh, the howls of outrage by the cancel culture when one of their own gets canceled! Poor Angela Davis, the communist terrorist “professor,” is getting one of her lucrative speaking gigs ($30,000-50,000 per speech) shut down. Davis, who has been rewarded with fame and fortune for a half-century of treason against the United States and against humanity by siding with the […]

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Iowa the 19th State to Push Back Against Biden Gun Control

on April 6, 2021, 6:38 AM / in State News

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed into law on Good Friday the latest manifestation of the pushback against federal tyranny taking place across the land. The instant issue is “constitutional carry” — the freedom to enjoy a right without first being required to obtain governmental permission to do so — but the larger issue is this: People belonging to the Country Class are […]

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Always Awake

Always Awake

on April 6, 2021, 6:00 AM / in Religion

  I will both lie down in peace, and sleep; for You alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety.  —Psalm 4:8 A mother and her 4-year-old daughter were preparing for bed. The child was afraid of the dark. When the lights were turned off, the girl noticed the moon shining through the window. “Mommy,” she asked, “is that God’s […]

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April 6th in History

April 6th in History

on April 6, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

April 6 is the 96th day of the year (97th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 269 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Chakri Day, commemorating the reign of the Chakri Dynasty. (Thailand) Christian feast day: Albrecht Dürer and Lucas Cranach (Lutheran Church). Brychan Eutychius of Constantinople (Byzantine Church) Marcellinus of Carthage Pope Celestine […]

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American Minute with Bill Federer   Middle East Oil, World War I, Woodrow Wilson, Sergeant York

American Minute with Bill Federer Middle East Oil, World War I, Woodrow Wilson, Sergeant York

on April 6, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

“The Great War”began in 1914 between Germany and its allies, and England and France and their allies. Battles were fought in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, the Pacific Islands, China and off the coast of South and North America. One of the reasons for World War I was access to Middle East oil. In the article “Falling Empires and their Currencies” (Centre for Research on […]

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