Archive for August 30th, 2022

Biden Showering Tax Money on Schools to Sideline Parents & Church

Biden Showering Tax Money on Schools to Sideline Parents & Church

on August 30, 2022, 7:58 AM / in National News

Massive new federal tax funding and grants announced by the Biden administration for “full-service community schools” and “mental health” schemes will accelerate the transformation of what passes for “education” in America — and not in a good way. Basically, parents and families are being sidelined and replaced as government becomes mommy, daddy, and even “god.” Among other concerns expressed by […]

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PNW schools scramble to find staff before the start of classes; The Inslee Administration finally admits its vaccine mandate has forced state ferries to stay in docks, causing massive headaches for commuters

PNW schools scramble to find staff before the start of classes; The Inslee Administration finally admits its vaccine mandate has forced state ferries to stay in docks, causing massive headaches for commuters

on August 30, 2022, 7:36 AM / in State News

AGRICULTURE & WATER Spokane Riverkeeper urges conservation as water flows fall (The Spokesman-Review) WSDA receives $4.7 million grant to fund agriculture and specialty crop projects (KHQ TV) ‘What cherry harvest?’ (Columbia Basin Herald) BUSINESS, ECONOMY & LABOR First quarter retail sales are strong. Here’s why Pasco’s jumped by almost $200 million (Tri-City Herald) CONGRESS OPINION: Congress must renew crucial FDA […]

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Inflation in the U.S. Driven by Consumer Demand, Study Finds

Inflation in the U.S. Driven by Consumer Demand, Study Finds

on August 30, 2022, 7:24 AM / in National News

Corporate greed. Vladimir Putin. Supply chains. Shortages. Re-opening growing pains. Consumers switching to goods from services. These have all been offered as explanations for the very high inflation that has gripped the country since last year. A new study from researchers at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the University of Maryland, and Harvard University finds that the biggest driver […]

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Biden Just Signed a DEATH WARRANT for American Freedom

Biden Just Signed a DEATH WARRANT for American Freedom

on August 30, 2022, 7:16 AM / in National News

A solid majority of Americans think we are in a recession, but that consensus conceals some deep divides divide on the economy. The divides do not run that deep along demographic lines. The most recent poll from the Economist and YouGov found that 58 percent of Americans say we are in a recession today. Men are slightly more likely than […]

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Police release images of suspects who shot Commanders’ Brian Robinson

Police release images of suspects who shot Commanders’ Brian Robinson

on August 30, 2022, 7:08 AM / in National News

Police have released images of the suspected individuals who shot Commanders running back Brian Robinson. Robinson, a rookie selected in the third round of the 2022 NFL Draft, was shot multiple times Sunday evening as part of an attempted armed robbery. He was rushed to a local hospital and is in “good spirits,” according to Washington’s head coach Ron Rivera. Robinson posted […]

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Tennessee doctors call abortion law ‘inhumane’, while anti-abortion group lauds now-active ban

on August 30, 2022, 6:51 AM / in Opinion

By Melissa Brown | Nashville Tennessean Dr. Laura Andreson’s patient was 18 weeks pregnant when her water broke, a premature membrane rupture that occurred well before the baby could survive outside the womb. With 20 years of medical experience, the Franklin doctor knew an abortion would be the best medical treatment for her patient. If she delayed, the mother would be […]

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Biden’s Student Debt Forgiveness Scheme is Unforgivable

Biden’s Student Debt Forgiveness Scheme is Unforgivable

on August 30, 2022, 6:44 AM / in Opinion

By Ron Paul, MD | Ron Paul Institute Last week, President Biden announced he is creating a new program forgiving 10,000 dollars of student loan debt for those with income under 125,000 dollars a year. The amount rises to 20,000 dollars for borrowers who are Pell Grant recipients. Biden flip-flopped on the issue as he previously denied that the president has the […]

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Winners and Losers From the Ukraine War

Winners and Losers From the Ukraine War

on August 30, 2022, 6:42 AM / in Opinion

If Russia has been badly bled and Ukraine has suffered irretrievable losses of land and soldiers, who then are the winners? And who benefits from a continuation of this war, which will bring thousands more dead and wounded Russians and Ukrainians? “There never was a good war or a bad peace,” wrote Ben Franklin at the end of the American […]

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Student raises funds to help him adopt baby he found in trash can

on August 30, 2022, 6:28 AM / in Religion

Tennis superstar Serena Williams announced earlier this month that she would retire sometime after the US Open, so her first-round victory last night captured headlines. However, a tennis event last week deserves attention as well: the US Open held a “Tennis Plays for Peace” exhibition to raise funds for Ukraine relief. Tennis luminaries such as Rafael Nadal, John McEnroe, and Coco Gauff participated. The event raised […]

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Biden to test midterm message in key states

Biden to test midterm message in key states

on August 30, 2022, 6:14 AM / in National News

by Alexis Simendinger & Al Weaver President Biden plans this week to hit the road with hopes he can boost the political fortunes of key Democratic candidates while persuading voters in swing states that they shouldn’t back Republicans just 70 days from now. Pennsylvania is on his mind, and not just because he hails from Scranton. The president plans events in […]

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Senators Seek to Interview FBI Officials Following Recent Whistleblower Claims

on August 30, 2022, 6:05 AM / in National News

By Jack Phillips | The Epoch Times Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) want two top FBI officials to appear for an interview to explain details about the agency’s alleged interference in the investigation of a laptop belonging to Hunter Biden, the son of President Joe Biden, and his foreign business dealings. The senators sent a letter to Deputy Assistant Director of Counterintelligence Bradley Benavides and […]

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Gun Control

Gun Control

on August 30, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

By Chris Knox (AmmoLand.com) No discussion of gun control goes for very long before someone mentions Nazis. Yet surprisingly little historical research has delved into what the Nazis actually did, both in prewar Germany and in the countries that fell before the invading Nazi armies. With his recently-released Gun Control in Nazi-occupied France and its 2014 predecessor, Gun Control in […]

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August 30th in History

August 30th in History

on August 30, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

August 30 is the 242nd day of the year (243rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 123 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Alexander of Constantinople Blessed Alfredo Ildefonso Schuster Blessed Eustáquio van Lieshout Blessed Stephen Nehmé (Maronite Church / Catholic Church) Charles Chapman Grafton (Episcopal Church) Fantinus Felix and Adauctus […]

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A megachurch pastor announcing a leave of absence

A megachurch pastor announcing a leave of absence

on August 30, 2022, 6:00 AM / in State News

Pastor Matt Chandler told his congregation at The Village Church in Flower Mound, Texas, on Sunday that he will immediately take a leave of absence over his use of inappropriate language in direct messages to a woman on Instagram who is not his wife. While Chandler assured the church that he would be their pastor for the “next 20 years,” […]

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The Long Count

on August 30, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Good morning, it’s Friday, August 30, 2019. In yesterday’s missive, I wrote that heavyweight boxer Gene Tunney knocked out Jack Dempsey to win the title and retired undefeated. This statement was a work of art, of sorts: two historical errors in one sentence. So let’s get this out of the way now, with a nod to astute readers Richard Freiman […]

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Faith of Famous Astronomers, and a church organist discovering a planet – Sir William Herschel

Faith of Famous Astronomers, and a church organist discovering a planet – Sir William Herschel

on August 30, 2022, 6:00 AM / in History

“When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained; What is man, that thou art mindful of him? and the son of man, that thou visitest him?” -Psalm 8:3-4 The Solar System consists of eight planets, along with dwarf planets and other small bodies. The Earth is the third planet from the Sun. At the center of the Solar System is the Sun, at a distance of 93 million miles from the Earth. 93 million miles is considered one astronomical unit. […]

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Regarding Matt Chandler

on August 30, 2022, 6:00 AM / in Opinion

By Erick-Woods Erickson Matt Chandler is a prominent evangelical pastor in Texas. He is temporarily leaving his pulpit due to what some see as a scandal. Based on press reports and conversations I’ve had since the news broke, it seems Christianity Today accurately captured the situation. Reports note Chandler had an inappropriate relationship with a female via Instagram direct messages. But […]

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