Archive for October 5th, 2021

Supreme Court begins “blockbuster docket”

Supreme Court begins “blockbuster docket”

on October 5, 2021, 7:07 AM / in Religion

All Eyes are on the Court By Dr. Jim Denison The US Supreme Court returned to in-person oral arguments yesterday for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began. ABC News is calling this year’s term a “blockbuster docket.” Here’s why: By the end of next June, the court could hand down major decisions on: abortion handgun rights the death penalty using taxpayer funds […]

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Bullying, Bloodsport, and the Media’s Double Standard

on October 5, 2021, 7:04 AM / in Opinion

By Erick-Woods Erickson “Behind every bullied woman is a man yelling about free speech,” read the Jezebel headline and tweet on March 9, 2014. The story involved nude pictures of celebrities, including Jennifer Lawrence. Jezebel insisted that the website Reddit had an obligation to scrub its website of links to the nudes because the pictures invaded the privacy of various […]

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Pentagon Gives Civilian Employees Until Early November to Get Fully Vaccinated

on October 5, 2021, 6:56 AM / in National News

BY JACK PHILLIPS |  EPOCH TIMES The Department of Defense (DOD) said all U.S. civilian employees need to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by Nov. 22, giving them only a few weeks to get the shots. The workers are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving the second dose of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine, or the single dose of the Johnson […]

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Judge in Rittenhouse Case Denies Prosecution and Defense Motions

on October 5, 2021, 6:51 AM / in National News

by Dean Weingarten  | Ammoland.com On August 25, 2020, Kyle Rittenhouse was at the scene of the Kenosha riots. In the next few hours, he scrubbed graffiti, offered first aid, was threatened, was attacked, and shot three people in claimed self-defense. The situation has been covered in depth at AmmoLand. A good summation of the actions that night are here. Kyle was charged by […]

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CCW Resurgence in WA as FBI Report Notes Spike in Murders

on October 5, 2021, 6:36 AM / in State News

By David Workman | Ammoland When the COVID-19 outbreak hit in late February 2020, law enforcement agencies in Washington State “suspended” their concealed pistol license application process for several months, and the decline in active CPLs began, from more than 650,000 to a low of 619,000 on April 1 of this year. But that has dramatically turned around over the […]

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An Agenda for World Domination – Or Am I Just a Nut?

An Agenda for World Domination – Or Am I Just a Nut?

on October 5, 2021, 6:14 AM / in Opinion

by Tom DeWeese <tom@americanpolicy.org> For the better part of thirty years I have been trying to sound the alarm over the dangers of Agenda 21 to human society. For my efforts I have been labeled a conspiracy theorists, spreading fear and hate against a reasonable and sound desire to simply protect the environment for future generations. The Southern Poverty Law […]

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Doctor Fauci Says It’s ‘Too Soon To Tell’ If Americans Can Get Together For Christmas

on October 5, 2021, 6:10 AM / in National News

BY RUSTY WEISS | The Political Insider Doctor Fauci warned Sunday it’s “too early to tell” if Americans will be able to gather for the Christmas holiday. Fauci, President Joe Biden’s chief medical expert, was asked about the holiday season in an interview Sunday with anchor Margaret Brennan on CBS’s “Face the Nation.” “We can gather for Christmas, or it’s just […]

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October 5th in History

October 5th in History

on October 5, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

October 5 is the 278th day of the year (279th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 87 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Armed Forces Day (Indonesia) Christian feast day: Anna Schäffer Faustina Kowalska Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos (Roman Catholic Church) Blessed Bartolo Longo Thraseas Hor and Susia (Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria) Placid […]

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Marbury v. Madison: The Supreme Court claims its power

Marbury v. Madison: The Supreme Court claims its power

on October 5, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

By Nicandro Iannacci Note: C-SPAN’s new Landmark Cases series on historic Supreme Court decisions – produced in cooperation with the National Constitution Center – begins Monday, Oct. 5th at 9pm ET. This week’s show features Marbury v. Madison. In an elegant act of “judicial jujitsu,” the Supreme Court issued its decision in Marbury v. Madison on February 24, 1803, establishing […]

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“YOU SHALL GO TO WORK”

“YOU SHALL GO TO WORK”

on October 5, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History, People

As Abraham Lincoln’s station in life slowly improved over that of his poor relatives, Lincoln was frequently called upon for assistance. He always displayed a keen interest in the welfare of those who had been close to him in his youth, especially his stepmother, and gave liberally to their aid from his limited means. The following letter to his step […]

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California Democrats blast offshore drilling in oil spill’s wake

California Democrats blast offshore drilling in oil spill’s wake

on October 5, 2021, 5:55 AM / in National News

Several California Democrats are calling for limiting or halting offshore drilling in the wake of a major oil spill off the state’s coast this weekend. The 126,000 gallon spill prompted beach closures and reached coastal wetlands that are home to migratory birds. “The oil spill off the coast of Orange County reiterates the perils of offshore drilling,” Sen. Dianne Feinstein […]

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Attacks on Sinema turn increasingly personal

on October 5, 2021, 5:52 AM / in National News

BY JULIA MANCHESTER | THE HILL Attacks on Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) are becoming increasingly personal as she faces blowback for refusing to support the massive $3.5 trillion budget that progressives are demanding pass alongside the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure deal. On Sunday, video surfaced of protesters following Sinema into a bathroom at Arizona State University, where one activist stood outside of the […]

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Good shhh: NYC public libraries to end late fees altogether, waive open fines

Good shhh: NYC public libraries to end late fees altogether, waive open fines

on October 5, 2021, 5:47 AM / in State News

By David Meyer New York City is Dewey decimating late fees — and closing the book on millions of dollars of outstanding fines for overdue or lost books. As of this Tuesday, all late fees and replacement fees owed to the New York Public Library, Queens Public Library and Brooklyn Public Library will be waived. Late fees have been suspended since […]

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Facebook to take center stage at whistleblower hearing

on October 5, 2021, 5:00 AM / in National News

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen is set to give highly anticipated testimony to a Senate panel on Tuesday that the Silicon Valley giant ignored internal warnings about misinformation and dangerous content. Haugen, a former Facebook product manager, came public for the first time in a “60 Minutes” interview that aired Sunday night, which expanded on the bombshell series of internal documents […]

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Facebook and its apps start to come back online after stocks tank

on October 5, 2021, 5:00 AM / in National News

Facebook offered “sincere apologies” Monday afternoon as a sweeping outage of its site and various other properties, including Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger, stretched for more than six hours and helped to wipe more than $50 billion off Facebook’s market cap — the stock’s worst day of trading in almost a year. The issues started around 11:45 a.m. ET, according to DownDetector, and […]

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Biden administration reverses Trump abortion referral ban for family planning clinics

on October 5, 2021, 5:00 AM / in National News

The Biden administration on Monday rescinded former President Trump’s rule banning family planning clinics from providing abortion referrals to patients, as debates over abortion have taken center stage. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced its last regulation to finalize the reversal of the Trump-era rule designed to prevent clinics from receiving Title X federal funding if they […]

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Vermont Woman Fired, Denied Unemployment for Refusing Vaccine, Becomes Homeless and Flees to Florida

Vermont Woman Fired, Denied Unemployment for Refusing Vaccine, Becomes Homeless and Flees to Florida

on October 5, 2021, 5:00 AM / in National News

‘It Was Simply Because I Stood Up to This Vaccine Thing’ BY PATRICIA TOLSON | Epoch Times Karen “Kay Sea” Skau is a single mother of two adult children, Zachary (23) and Colby (21) who was living in Vermont. She had applied for a job at JK Adams in Dorset—makers of kitchen cutting boards and serving trays and sellers of a […]

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Biden blasts McConnell, GOP on ‘dangerous’ debt ceiling gambit

on October 5, 2021, 5:00 AM / in National News

President Biden is laying the groundwork to blame Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) if the country defaults on its debt for the first time in U.S. history. Biden singled out McConnell on Monday for the GOP leader’s insistence that Democrats raise the federal borrowing limit on their own. Continued efforts to block bipartisan legislation on the debt ceiling, the […]

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