Archive for August 4th, 2022

Why the Left Fears Trump Reviving the “Patronage” System

Why the Left Fears Trump Reviving the “Patronage” System

on August 4, 2022, 7:55 AM / in National News

  If the mainstream media is vehemently for or against something, it’s wise to at least ask why. A recent op-ed at Politico gives voice to leftist fears that Donald Trump and his Republican allies may drastically reform the federal government’s civil service system, ushering in, according to the author, a return to the “corrupt” “patronage system” that characterized the 19th century. But are […]

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Kidnapped girl’s escape leads to discovery of two bodies in Alabama

Kidnapped girl’s escape leads to discovery of two bodies in Alabama

on August 4, 2022, 7:47 AM / in State News

The New York Post A young girl chewed through restraints to escape a rural Alabama home where investigators later found two decomposing bodies, authorities said. José Paulino Pascual-Reyes, 37, is facing kidnapping charges and multiple counts of capital murder in connection to the bodies found at the home after a 12-year-old girl was discovered walking along a roadside early Monday […]

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Legacy of the Medal of Honor — What Can You Do?

on August 4, 2022, 7:44 AM / in History

“For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty.” “Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” —John 15:12-14 Sometimes a call to arms is so critical that every Patriot should rise to the frontline. In recent weeks, we have onboarded thousands of new […]

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No Improvement, Just Spin from Biden

No Improvement, Just Spin from Biden

on August 4, 2022, 7:36 AM / in National News

Even though Joe Biden claimed as a candidate that “there would not be another foot of wall” built if he was elected president, the Biden Administration is now closing the gaps in those walls along the Mexico-Yuma, Arizona border. U.S. Border Patrol Chief Raul Ortiz reported that funding has been devoted to close four gaps to “deter migrants from crossing in this dangerous area,” […]

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Republican Indiana Rep. Jackie Walorski died Wednesday at the age of 58.

on August 4, 2022, 7:31 AM / in State News

Tragedy struck the Capitol Hill community on Wednesday when Walorski, a six-term lawmaker, and two staff members died in a car crash. The two-vehicle accident occurred in Indiana around 12:30 p.m., according to the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office. “On August 3, 2022 at approximately 12:32 PM the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two vehicle crash on SR 19 […]

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10 miners trapped after Mexican coal mine collapse

10 miners trapped after Mexican coal mine collapse

on August 4, 2022, 7:25 AM / in International News

Ten miners were trapped inside a coal mine in Mexico Thursday morning as rescuers desperately tried to dig them out. The miners were inside the tunnel Wednesday afternoon when an inner wall collapsed and flooded the mine in the city of Sabinas in Coahuila state, authorities said. Three miners have been pulled out and sent to area hospitals thus far […]

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Maybe Our Democracy is Just Fine

on August 4, 2022, 7:20 AM / in Opinion

By Erick-Woods Erickson On Tuesday night in Kansas, a bipartisan group of voters overwhelmingly rejected an amendment to the state constitution that would strip abortion protections from that state’s constitution.  The Democratic Party and the Democrats’ propaganda arm known as the American political press were giddy.  It was, in their estimation, a triumphant display of democracy. The same Tuesday night, […]

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An abortion battle I did not foresee

on August 4, 2022, 7:13 AM / in Religion

DR. JIM DENISON If anyone thought the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade settled the issue of abortion in America, today’s headlines should convince them that the battle has actually just begun. On Tuesday, Kansas voters rejected a ballot measure that would have allowed the Republican-controlled legislature to tighten restrictions on abortion or ban the procedure outright. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has signed […]

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LISTEN TO GOD’S WORD, NOT THE WORLD

on August 4, 2022, 7:10 AM / in Religion

He who is of God hears God’s words; therefore you do not hear, because you are not of God. John 8:47 What we listen to is important; it is easy to listen to bad news, circumstances, and reports in the world today and allow those things to cause us to be worried. “He who is of God hears God’s words; therefore […]

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Primary results reinforce Trump’s power over GOP

on August 4, 2022, 7:08 AM / in National News

Talk of former President Trump’s loosening grip on the GOP may be overstated, as evidenced by Tuesday’s primary results in states like Arizona and Michigan. Trump-backed candidates have picked up wins in the Senate primary in Arizona, the GOP governor’s race in Michigan, as well as House and secretary of state primaries. Overall, the results show that Trump is still […]

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MMA fighter springs into action to take down NYC assault suspect

MMA fighter springs into action to take down NYC assault suspect

on August 4, 2022, 7:05 AM / in State News

By Jesse O’Neill | New York Post A mixed martial arts fighter sprang into action to subdue a homeless man that was allegedly attacking people in the heart of Manhattan’s Soho shopping district. Ro Malabanan, who has a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and a yellow belt in judo, was walking to his boxing instructor job last Wednesday morning when […]

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What the Media and Never Trump GOP Still Don’t Get About Kari Lake in Arizona

What the Media and Never Trump GOP Still Don’t Get About Kari Lake in Arizona

on August 4, 2022, 7:00 AM / in State News

Kari Lake is going to be the Republican gubernatorial candidate in Arizona. It’s not official yet, but her camp is confident that whatever outstanding votes will break her way. There doesn’t appear to be enough of the vote left for her opponent, Karrin Taylor Robson, to reclaim the lead. Robson was leading for most of the night Tuesday. Currently, the […]

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Some Muth’s Truths Throwbacks on Throwback Thursday

Some Muth’s Truths Throwbacks on Throwback Thursday

on August 4, 2022, 6:58 AM / in Opinion

(Chuck Muth) – This isn’t so much a new Muth’s Truths as it is an update on some things I’ve covered in in the past that are still lingering around… * For those interested in my “Killer Keyboard Copywriters” workshop, we’re set for next Thursday.  Click here for details and registration.  Hope to see you there!  Oh, and if you missed what this […]

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August 4th in History

August 4th in History

on August 4, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

August 4 is the 216th day of the year (217th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 149 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday (58 in 400 years each) than on Sunday or Monday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on […]

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50 Is Nifty

on August 4, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

Good morning, it’s August 4, 2017. Today is Barack Obama’s birthday. The former president came into the world, as the local newspaper noted, at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children, Honolulu, Hawaii, on this date in 1961. Those details are probably better known than those surrounding most presidential births, at least in part because of the dubious efforts of […]

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