Month: November 2020

Gee, I wonder why Americans don’t put their trust in their elected leadership these days? After Bill de Blasio closed schools in New York City, supposedly on the basis of science, parents and health experts erupted in protest. No data actually supported the idea that elementary schools spread COVID-19, especially not anywhere near the levels to
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President Donald Trump is reportedly already considering his options for the 2024 presidential contest, and is actively discussing the specifics of re-launching his campaign with his closest confidants. According to the Daily Beast, Trump has even floated the possibility of launching his challenge against Biden on Inauguration Day. From the Daily Beast: The conversations have
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This morning’s Gospel reading is Mark 13:33–37: Jesus said to his disciples: “Be watchful! Be alert! You do not know when the time will come. It is like a man traveling abroad. He leaves home and places his servants in charge, each with his own work, and orders the gatekeeper to be on the watch.
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Retailers were not sure exactly what to expect this year during Black Friday sales. The coronavirus pandemic has caused merchants to expand Black Friday into a long weekend or to move doorbuster deals online to help avoid crowds of shoppers trying to pile into brick and mortar stores. Discounts are expected to continue to be
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Political commentator Candace Owens challenged a “false” rating from a third-party Facebook fact-checker and she won. Earlier this month, Owens announced that she was taking legal action against the fact-checkers used by social media platforms. Owens brought the case because she became tired of being censored on Twitter and Facebook by third-party fact-checkers, as well
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First it was Thanksgiving, now it’s Christmas. According to Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and a member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, if the trajectory of coronavirus cases continues to surge, then Americans should skip their Christmas celebrations this year. What is Fauci saying? “If
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The New York Times was summarily blasted on Saturday after the newspaper presented Iran’s nuclear program in a positive light. The Times’ posturing came after the assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the Islamic country’s top nuclear scientist. What did the Times say? The Times claimed that the nuclear ambitions of Iran — a state-sponsor of terrorism,
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One of the most annoying habits at PolitiFact is the tendency to treat standard political rhetoric as some kind of falsehood. Take Congressman Jody Hice (R-Georgia), who tweeted on November 12 about the Democrats, “If they truly wanted unity, they wouldn’t have spent 4 years refusing to acknowledge Trump’s 2016 victory.”  Anyone who watches politics knows
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Join Heritage and the National Review Institute Monday at 10: VIRTUAL EVENT: Adoption and Foster Care in America: No Time to Waste 1. Leslie Ford: This Adoption Month, Learn How to Help Children in Foster Care The job of helping children find their forever homes is too big to be handled by government alone. State
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The Pennsylvania judge who temporarily halted the certification of election results in the Keystone State issued an opinion Friday explaining that the Republican plaintiffs in her case will likely win on the merits of their lawsuit. What’s the background? As TheBlaze reported, Commonwealth Judge Patricia McCullough issued an injunction Wednesday after Republican lawmakers made an
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TIME magazine’s 2020 Person of the Year nominations are out and the public voting period has begun. The usual suspects are on the list and it is heavy with liberals, Democrats, political figures, and celebrities. This year, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, medical workers and first responders are up for the honor. There is someone
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