Archive for October 20th, 2021

Where Did All The Truck Drivers Go?

on October 20, 2021, 8:45 AM / in National News

The breakdown of the supply chains vital to our economy is finally capturing the public attention. Despite Joe Biden’s executive order last week, the Port of Los Angeles is not yet operating 24 hours per day, according to analysts at Bank of America, and on Tuesday there were nearly 100 container ships at anchor waiting to get into port there […]

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Progressive economic theories run into some inconvenient truths

Progressive economic theories run into some inconvenient truths

on October 20, 2021, 8:11 AM / in Opinion

By Marc Joffe  Recent economic reports are running contrary to the expectations of those who subscribe to Modern Monetary Theory and other types of “new” economic thinking. The belief that the government can use freshly printed money to offer guaranteed incomes without consequences for inflation and work effort does not appear to be working in practice. Before the pandemic, left-leaning […]

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White House details plans for vaccinating children ages 5 to 11

on October 20, 2021, 8:09 AM / in National News

Editor’s Note: They are coming after your children The White House on Wednesday unveiled its plans to vaccinate children between the ages of 5 and 11 years old, pending authorization by the Food and Drug Administration in the coming weeks. The distribution plan will rely on pediatricians, community health centers, schools and pharmacies to put parents and children at ease, rather […]

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Youngkin Enigma

on October 20, 2021, 8:03 AM / in Opinion

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021. The Virginia gubernatorial race is in its home stretch as the polls show the race tightening. Does Republican Glenn Youngkin have enough time to close the gap with Democrat (and former governor) Terry McAuliffe? Or will the Nov. 4 election solidify Virginia’s place as a dependable Democratic stronghold? I suppose, in the hoary […]

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TALIBAN PLANS TO GIFT LAND TO RELATIVES OF SUICIDE BOMBERS THAT HAVE ATTACKED U.S. SOLDIERS

on October 20, 2021, 8:01 AM / in International News

by NATHAN “THE BULL” G. | Steadfast and Loyal  A group who Old Uncle Joe has heralded as being very “businesslike and professional,” the Taliban have reportedly been making promises to give plots of land to the living relatives of the suicide bombers who carried out attacks against U.S. soldiers. “Addressing the gathering Monday evening, [Sirajuddin Haqqani] praised the sacrifices […]

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Jan. 6 committee recommends Trump adviser Bannon face charges

Jan. 6 committee recommends Trump adviser Bannon face charges

on October 20, 2021, 7:58 AM / in National News

The Jan. 6 select committee voted Tuesday to refer Stephen Bannon to the Justice Department for criminal charges, teeing up a full House vote to hold Bannon in contempt for defying a congressional subpoena. The committee voted 9-0. The recommendation is expected to go before the full House for a vote. The committee comprises seven Democrats and two Republicans, who […]

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Fortenberry Indicted

Fortenberry Indicted

on October 20, 2021, 7:53 AM / in National News

Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.) was indicted by a federal grand jury on Tuesday for allegedly concealing information and making false statements to authorities who were investigating illegal contributions to his 2016 campaign. The GOP lawmaker was charged with one count of scheming to conceal material facts and two counts of making false statements to federal investigators. Fortenberry maintained his innocence.

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Democrats optimistic after Biden meetings

on October 20, 2021, 7:49 AM / in National News

Notes from the Hill By Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver  Meetings, meetings and more meetings. That’s what was on the docket Tuesday for President Biden and lawmakers of all stripes as they plow ahead in search of a path forward for the administration’s “Build Back Better” agenda. Biden on Tuesday hosted a slew of sit-downs with top Democrats at the […]

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Hosts of ‘The View’ Don’t Appreciate a Right

Hosts of ‘The View’ Don’t Appreciate a Right

on October 20, 2021, 7:42 AM / in National News

Women, and especially black women, are increasingly buying firearms for self-defense. This reality did not sit well with the hosts of a somehow still-running daytime talk show. Readers are likely aware of, if not familiar with “The View.” Sherri Shepherd is an actress and former co-host of “The View” who recently returned for a guest spot. Self-professed “big gun control person” […]

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McAuliffe Wants to Ban Guns, Register Gun Owners, and Restrict Carry

McAuliffe Wants to Ban Guns, Register Gun Owners, and Restrict Carry

on October 20, 2021, 7:36 AM / in Opinion

Virginians are increasingly exercising their Second Amendment rights. NICS Checks in the commonwealth were up more than 60-percent from 2019 to 2020. From 2019 to 2021 there was a 21-percent increase in the number of resident Right-to-Carry permits. National data on gun buyers in 2020 suggest that half of new gun owners are women and that new owners are more diverse than […]

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Gun Control’s Racist Roots Exposed in Supreme Court Brief

Gun Control’s Racist Roots Exposed in Supreme Court Brief

on October 20, 2021, 7:32 AM / in Opinion

As the Nov, 3 date for oral arguments in the case of New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen looms, Reason magazine is highlighting one of the many amicus briefs filed in support of the case, not only because it comes from “a coalition of public defense lawyer organizations,” but because it cuts to the bone of racial and ethnic discrimination at […]

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We need peace and closure’: Grimes family offers $1 million reward for information leading to arrest

We need peace and closure’: Grimes family offers $1 million reward for information leading to arrest

on October 20, 2021, 7:29 AM / in State News

The Family of Jim Grimes is offering a $1 million reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for his death. The Tuesday announcement, increasing the reward by $900,000, made under the shade of a small pavilion in Lynnville’s historic district comes six months after the killing of Grimes at his home in rural Giles County on April […]

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The Irrelevant Climate Change ‘Consensus’

The Irrelevant Climate Change ‘Consensus’

on October 20, 2021, 7:07 AM / in Opinion

By Anthony Watts  |  American Thinker A new “peer-reviewed” paper has been released from Cornell University titled “Greater than 99% Consensus on Human Caused Climate Change in the Peer-Reviewed Scientific Literature.” The study is yet another attempt to convey the nebulous notion that widespread scientific consensus exists regarding the primary causal factor behind climate change. A previous study, spearheaded by climate blogger activist John […]

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Country music superstar Travis Tritt said Tuesday that he won’t play at concert venues with mask or COVID-19 mandates because the policy is “trying to divide people and trying to shame people.”

Country music superstar Travis Tritt said Tuesday that he won’t play at concert venues with mask or COVID-19 mandates because the policy is “trying to divide people and trying to shame people.”

on October 20, 2021, 6:58 AM / in National News

By DAVID KRAYDEN | Daily Caller Tritt first announced his decision on his website Monday. “This is not about following the science or trying to look out for the safety of the people there,” Tritt told Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight.” “This is about something else. This is trying to divide people. This is trying to shame people. This is trying to […]

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FDA Hearing: Doctors and Experts Testify Government Data Demonstrates COVID Shots are Dangerous and May Kill More Than They Save

on October 20, 2021, 6:54 AM / in National News

By Jim Hoft |  Gateway Pundit On Friday an FDA advisory panel declined to endorse authorization the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid booster shot for people aged 16 or older. The panel voted 16-2 to reject extra doses of an experimental vaccine, citing insufficient data from incomplete clinical trials and the potential risk of heart inflammation – especially among young men. The FDA hearing prior […]

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The Post Says: Diss is what the Dems now are

The Post Says: Diss is what the Dems now are

on October 20, 2021, 6:37 AM / in Opinion

By The New York Post Editorial Board Disrespect. There’s no other way to describe how little the Biden administration — and Democrats in general — think of the American people. Asked about secret late-night shuttling of illegal immigrants to various parts of the country, White House spokesperson Jen Psaki made a joke about the flight times, saying they were “earlier than […]

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Midnight runs: Biden secretly flying underage migrants into NY in the dead of night

Midnight runs: Biden secretly flying underage migrants into NY in the dead of night

on October 20, 2021, 6:34 AM / in National News

During July and August, 37,805 unaccompanied minors were caught entering the US from Mexico Planeloads of underage migrants are being flown secretly into suburban New York in an effort by President Biden’s administration to quietly resettle them across the region, The Post has learned. The charter flights originate in Texas, where the ongoing border crisis has overwhelmed local immigration officials, and have been […]

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How the Islamic World was Forged: An Exercise in Common Sense

How the Islamic World was Forged: An Exercise in Common Sense

on October 20, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

H/T to Bobbie By Raymond Ibrahim  /  Front Page Mag What made non-Muslims convert to Islam, leading to the creation of the Islamic world? Early historical sources—both Muslim and non-Muslim—make clear that the Islamic empire was forged by the sword; that people embraced Islam, not so much out of sincere faith, but for a myriad of reasons—from converting in order […]

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From the RTP Archives…

From the RTP Archives…

on October 20, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History, National News, Opinion, State News

By RockyTopPolitics.com [Editors’ note:  In anticipation of former Cong. Steve Fincher’s entry into the U.S. Senate race, we bring back an oldy, but moldy post of Fincher’s putrid deal with Nancy Pelosi, shortly before he left Congress.  You’re welcome.] What’s that splat on the road? The conservative newspaper, The Washington Examiner, jumps all over the Farmer from Frog Jump: “Fincher represents what’s worst […]

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Risky Business

Risky Business

on October 20, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

Good morning, it’s Friday, October 20, 2017. Fourteen years ago today, a 40-year-old daredevil from Canton, Michigan, leapt into the Niagara River with nothing protecting him but his clothes and a serene expression that was disquieting to those who watched him float over the famous falls. “It was really freaky, actually,” bystander Lynda Satelmajer told reporters. “He was smiling.” Miraculously, […]

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