Archive for August 2nd, 2022

Houston Gun Buyback Didn’t Go According to Democrats’ Plans

on August 2, 2022, 12:24 PM / in State News

In remembrance, of our own city’s buy back program….. By Spencer Brown |  TownHall Over the weekend, Houston’s Democrat Mayor Sylvester Turner held a gun buyback event in a church parking lot where residents could turn in their firearms and receive a gift card ranging from $50 to $200 with no questions asked. According to the Mayor’s announcement, the funds provided […]

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Congressional candidate Wittum escorted from GOP fundraiser after outburst

Congressional candidate Wittum escorted from GOP fundraiser after outburst

on August 2, 2022, 8:16 AM / in State News

By Erik Schelzig | TNJ Republican congressional candidate Tres Wittum was removed from the Tennessee Republican Party’s annual Statesmen’s Dinner fundraiser after causing a disturbance when House Speaker Cameron Sexton and Lt. Gov. Randy McNally took the stage. According to witnesses, Sen. John Stevens escorted Wittum out of the ballroom when he started loudly berating McNally, Sexton, and others. Wittum was […]

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Grandstanding Politicos Ignore Violence in Black and Brown Communities

Grandstanding Politicos Ignore Violence in Black and Brown Communities

on August 2, 2022, 8:14 AM / in Opinion

After members of the Patriot Front – a white nationalist group – marched in Boston in early July, they received a “justified backlash” from a wide range of local elected officials. Yet, as Project 21 member Rasheed Walters noted in a Boston Herald commentary, these same people were largely silent or noticeably muted as the Independence Day weekend saw 10 people shot across the Boston metropolitan area […]

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Tennessee does NOT have constitutional carry.  What you need to understand before you vote

Tennessee does NOT have constitutional carry. What you need to understand before you vote

on August 2, 2022, 8:10 AM / in State News

It is a simple fact, if you know the truth, that Tennessee does not have real constitutional or, for that matter, any form of constitutional carry.  Yet there are incumbent Republicans all over the state including Bill Lee, Jack Johnson and others who have on their websites or are telling voters that Tennessee enacted constitutional carry in 2021.   Saying it, […]

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The N-Word Uttered Approvingly on MSNBC

on August 2, 2022, 8:06 AM / in Opinion

By Erick-Woods Erickson Elie Mystal is a talking head on MSNBC. Over the weekend, he called Georgia Senate candidate Herschel Walker a “negro” on MSNBC to the affirmations of the host. His casually racist point was, “Walker is gonna do what he’s told, and that’s what Republicans like. That’s what Republicans want from their negroes: to do what they’re told.” […]

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Deshaun Watson has been suspended for six games: The chasm between religion and relationship

Deshaun Watson has been suspended for six games: The chasm between religion and relationship

on August 2, 2022, 8:02 AM / in Religion

By DR. JIM DENISON NFL quarterback Deshaun Watson was baptized in the Jordan River in 2019; videos and photos of the event quickly went viral. He has been very open about his Christian faith over the years and stated in a 2015 tweet, “My loyalty is to Jesus Christ!” None of that, however, is why he is in the headlines today. Watson, now playing for […]

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Is Taiwan’s Independence Worth War?

Is Taiwan’s Independence Worth War?

on August 2, 2022, 7:26 AM / in Opinion

Why would we risk our own peace and security for Taiwan’s freedom and independence, when we would not risk our own peace and security for the freedom or independence of Hong Kong? When a man knows he is about to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully, said Dr. Samuel Johnson. If there is any benefit to […]

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US takes out al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in Afghanistan

US takes out al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in Afghanistan

on August 2, 2022, 7:22 AM / in International News

By Samuel Chamberlain, Steven Nelson and Bruce Golding Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed while standing on the balcony of his safe house in Afghanistan when a CIA drone strike sent two Hellfire missiles to pulverize the terror leader and plotter of the 9/11 terror attacks. The precision strike took place in the heart of downtown Kabul during the early morning hours […]

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California liquor store owner shoots would-be robber

California liquor store owner shoots would-be robber

on August 2, 2022, 7:20 AM / in State News

An elderly convenience store owner in California is being hailed as a hero after he shot at a would-be robber who ran out of the store screaming his arm was “shot off.” Shocking surveillance footage from Norco Market & Liquor at the 2800 block of Clark Avenue in Norco, Calif., showed a masked assailant entering the business at about 2:47 a.m. with […]

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Granholm: We Should ‘Create Huge Incentives’ for Green Energy, End Subsidies for Oil and Gas, and Oil Industry Should Increase Production

on August 2, 2022, 7:09 AM / in National News

By IAN HANCHETT | Breitbart On Monday’s broadcast of CBS’ “Late Show,” Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm touted the “huge incentives” in the form of tax credits that will “really push forward the deployment of clean energy” in the reconciliation package and also stated that “we should not be subsidizing the oil and gas industry.” But we need them to increase […]

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Energy Crisis: State Prime Minister Declares Green Energy Transition has ‘Failed’

on August 2, 2022, 6:57 AM / in International News

Germany’s green energy transition from carbon fuels and nuclear energy to renewables has “failed”, a state Prime Minister has declared. Germany’s green energy transition efforts to see the country move from using fossil fuels and nuclear energy and toward green renewables have “failed”, the Prime Minister of German Federal state Saxony has declared, before demanding the country’s government to rethink […]

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Lebanon: Sections of Beirut’s Blast-Stricken Grain Silos Collapse

Lebanon: Sections of Beirut’s Blast-Stricken Grain Silos Collapse

on August 2, 2022, 6:56 AM / in International News

Sections of Beirut’s grain silos collapsed on Sunday after weakening during a weeks-long fire caused by recent high temperatures that fermented the silos’ grain stores, Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported, noting that the silos were infamous for shielding much of western Beirut from an August 2020 port explosion and sustaining partial damage from the blast themselves. “AFP correspondents said a cloud […]

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August 2nd in History

August 2nd in History

on August 2, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

August 2 is the 214th day of the year (215th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 151 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Basil Fool for Christ (Russian Orthodox Church) Blessed Justin Russolillo Eusebius of Vercelli Peter Faber Peter Julian Eymard Pope Stephen I Our Lady of the Angels of the […]

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Stock Market Has Best July Since 1939

Stock Market Has Best July Since 1939

on August 2, 2022, 5:36 AM / in National News

July was the best month for stocks since 2020. It was also the month in which forecasts of recessions went mainstream. At the very least, this is a good reminder that stocks discount future cash flows rather than reflect current economic conditions. There’s a tendency to think that a recession will be bad for stocks—and often that’s true. The tricky […]

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