Archive for August 28th, 2022

Report: Large Economic Incentives Like in Tennessee Benefit Politicians Who Approved Them

on August 28, 2022, 10:36 AM / in State News

by Jon Styf | Tennessee Star Economic incentives from states such as Tennessee toward private businesses looking to move to the state continue to increase. But academic research shows that the largest impact of the spending of public dollars is to bring political and financial benefit to the politicians who approve those incentives. Gary Wagner, a professor of economics at the University […]

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Texans Learn the Constitution Over Shaved Ice

Texans Learn the Constitution Over Shaved Ice

on August 28, 2022, 8:11 AM / in News

by Kelly Taylor-Holt  The summer of 2022 isn’t the hottest ever in Texas, but close. In the Lone Star State’s panhandle region, a small business owner is turning the high temps to her advantage with her seasonal shaved-ice business — a local favorite — while teaching the U.S. Constitution to customers. Those customers are learning just how little they actually […]

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Smith & Wesson CEO Fires Back Against Anti-gun Democrats

Smith & Wesson CEO Fires Back Against Anti-gun Democrats

on August 28, 2022, 8:06 AM / in National News

Mark Smith, the CEO of Smith & Wesson, the 170-year-old iconic firearms manufacturer, finally had enough. After being bullied, harassed, and excoriated by the anti-gun Democrat-laden House Committee on Oversight and Reform over his unwillingness to be subjected to the committee’s intended effort to sully the gun maker’s reputation, his company published a letter in response. Smith did not hold back: […]

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Judge Rules COVID Vaccine Mandate for DC Government Workers Is Unconstitutional

Judge Rules COVID Vaccine Mandate for DC Government Workers Is Unconstitutional

on August 28, 2022, 8:02 AM / in National News

By Jack Phillips |  Epoch Times A Washington D.C. superior court judge ruled Thursday that the city’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate that was imposed on city employees is unlawful. An order that was handed down by Judge Maurice A. Ross was a response to a lawsuit filed by the Washington D.C. Police Union and other groups that opposed Mayor Muriel Bowser’s mandate. Bowser in August of […]

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FBI Responds to Zuckerberg’s Claim It Helped Suppress Hunter Biden Laptop Story

FBI Responds to Zuckerberg’s Claim It Helped Suppress Hunter Biden Laptop Story

on August 28, 2022, 7:59 AM / in National News

By Tom Ozimek | Epoch Times The FBI has responded to an explosive claim by Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg that Facebook algorithmically censored references to Hunter Biden’s laptop ahead of the 2020 election after receiving a warning from the agency about “Russian propaganda.” Zuckerberg said on an Aug. 25 episode of “The Joe Rogan Experience” that Facebook actively reduced the reach of social media posts […]

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Thought for today

Thought for today

on August 28, 2022, 7:54 AM / in History

“The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.  SAMUEL JOHNSON Samuel Johnson was an English writer who made lasting contributions as a poet, playwright, essayist, moralist, critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer. He was a devout Anglican and a committed Tory. The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography calls him “arguably the most distinguished man of letters in English history”. […]

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St. Jude News, August 28th, 2022

St. Jude News, August 28th, 2022

on August 28, 2022, 7:45 AM / in People

Meet Gracie Gracie was just eight months old when she was diagnosed with blood cancer. And in the scariest moment of their lives, her mom knew where she wanted her baby to be: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Read her story. Inside St. Jude A bold dream for the future of St. Jude Through the $12.9 billion strategic plan, St. Jude blue-sky projects will continue […]

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Justice Delayed

on August 28, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

Good morning, it’s Monday, August 28, 2017. Over the weekend, Hurricane Harvey began wreaking havoc in Houston. “This will be a devastating disaster, probably the worst disaster the state’s seen,” William “Brock” Long, head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, told The Washington Post. “The recovery to this event is going to last many years to be able to help […]

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