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  • 4 Arkansas inmates sue after unknowingly receiving ivermectin to treat Covid

    01/15/2022 4:47:49 AM PST · by Libloather · 95 replies
    NBC 'News' ^ | 1/14/22
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Four inmates at a northwest Arkansas jail sued the facility and its doctor Thursday after they said were unknowingly prescribed ivermectin to treat Covid-19 despite health officials’ warnings that the anti-parasitic drug shouldn’t be used for that purpose. The American Civil Liberties Union of Arkansas filed the lawsuit in federal court on behalf of the detainees against the Washington County jail, Washington County Sheriff Tim Helder and Dr. Robert Karas. Helder in August revealed that ivermectin had been prescribed to inmates to treat their Covid-19.
  • Arkansas governor says it’s ‘ironic’ Biden believes feds can’t solve COVID crisis

    01/02/2022 11:39:19 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 15 replies
    Nypost ^ | 01/02/2022 | Mark Moore
    Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said it was “ironic” that President Biden said there is “no federal solution” to the coronavirus pandemic and pointed to the administration’s efforts to establish vaccine mandates. “It’s a little bit ironic. I mean, whenever you see the federal mandates on vaccinations, they have in this administration utilized federal power rather extensively, and that’s one of the things we’re in litigation about, so it’s a little bit inconsistent,” Hutchinson, a Republican, said on “Fox News Sunday.”
  • Stockton, Mo doctor captured in Harrison, Ark

    12/28/2021 11:35:34 PM PST · by Morgana · 12 replies
    KY3 ^ | December 29, 2021 | Marina Silva
    HARRISON, Ark. (KY3) - A Stockton, Mo doctor who has had a warrant out for his arrest was captured Tuesday night in Harrison, Arkansas. David Smock, 57, was booked into the Boone County Jail just before 8:30 on Tuesday night. He is currently being held on out of state charges. He has a court appearance for Wednesday morning in Greene County. KY3 News learned of eight new charges filed by a special prosecutor, including one count of sexual misconduct, five counts of statutory sodomy, one count of child molestation, and a count of child enticement. Smock also faces charges of...
  • Red states extending unemployment benefits for fired unvaccinated workers

    12/28/2021 10:16:49 PM PST · by ProfessorGoldiloxx · 6 replies
    HotAir ^ | December 28, 2021 | Jazz Shaw
    "While this issue still hasn’t impacted a significant percentage of the national workforce, various vaccine mandates have led to the dismissal or forced resignation of workers who declined to comply and get vaccinated. This is a significant financial issue for many families because the rules regarding unemployment benefits make many workers ineligible if they either quit or are terminated for cause. In response to this, four states – Arkansas, Florida, Kansas, and Tennessee – had already passed laws making such workers eligible for benefits, with extensions offered in some cases. Now a fifth state has joined the list. Iowa will...
  • "Jesus Wept", An American Story. Book now online for free

    12/27/2021 9:27:54 AM PST · by AuntB · 6 replies
    website ^ | 2008 | Billie Nix aka JustAnotherSavage
    My home and office burned in the Alameda wildfire of Sept. 20. I will not order more copies and have decided to share it with the public. YOU will find it in full here: Thank you, AuntB, aka JAS, Billie Nix, TheTownCrier "JESUS WEPT" An American Story (jesusweptanamericanstory.blogspot.com) "JESUS WEPT" An American Story: Jesus Wept, An American Story. Chapters 1 thru 3. https://jesusweptanamericanstory.blogspot.com/2021/12/jesus-wept-american-story-chapters-1.html Chapters. 4-6 https://jesusweptanamericanstory.blogspot.com/2021/12/jesus-wept-chapters-4-thru-7-merry.html Chapters 7 & 8 https://jesusweptanamericanstory.blogspot.com/2021/12/jesus-wept-chapters-7-8-merry-christmas.html Chapters 9 - 11 https://jesusweptanamericanstory.blogspot.com/2021/12/jesus-wept-american-story-chapters-9-10.html Chapters 12 - 14 https://jesusweptanamericanstory.blogspot.com/2021/12/jesus-wept-chapters-12-thru-14.html Chapter 15 https://jesusweptanamericanstory.blogspot.com/2021/12/jesus-wept-american-story-chapters-15.html
  • Federal Judge Blocks Biden’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Federal Contractors in 10 States

    12/20/2021 9:31:12 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 12/20/2021 | Mimi Nguyen Ly
    A federal judge in Missouri has issued a temporary hold on the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal contractors in 10 U.S. states while litigation plays out.“We just beat the Biden Administration in court again,” Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced on Twitter late Monday. “This afternoon, we obtained a preliminary injunction against the vaccine mandate on federal contractors, halting enforcement of that mandate in Missouri and the other states in our coalition.”The preliminary injunction, issued by U.S. Magistrate Judge David Noce, applies to Alaska, Arkansas, Iowa, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming. Schmitt...
  • 15 States Threaten To Pull $600 Billion From Banks That Won’t Give Equal Service To Energy Industry (from November 30)

    12/20/2021 12:10:29 PM PST · by bitt · 25 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 11/30/2021 | tristan justice
    Fifteen state financial officers sent a letter to U.S. banks last week noting $600 billion in assets they pledge to take elsewhere if the financial institutions embrace corporate wokeism and prohibit financing to the fossil fuel industry. Led by West Virginia Republican Treasurer Riley Moore, the group promised “collective action” in the form of an “economic boycott.” “Just as each state represented in this letter is unique in its governing laws and economy, our actions will take different forms,” they wrote in the letter obtained by The Federalist. “However, the overarching objective of our actions will be the same –...
  • Colby Fulfer beats Jim Bob Duggar in Arkansas state senate primary

    12/15/2021 8:42:06 AM PST · by Morgana · 32 replies
    WGN9 ^ | December 15, 2021 | ap
    <p>SPRINGDALE, Ark. — A former city councilor won the Republican nomination for an Arkansas state senate seat in a special primary election, beating out candidates that included “19 Kids and Counting” father Jim Bob Duggar.</p><p>The poll results from Tuesday’s election show that candidate Colby Fulfer, who is chief of staff for the city of Springdale, won over 46% of the vote. Duggar drew roughly 15% of the vote.</p>
  • Biden’s Government Vaccine Mandate Just Took a Major Blow [Medicare and Medicaid workers]

    11/29/2021 12:38:29 PM PST · by george76 · 30 replies
    Townhall ^ | Nov 29, 2021 | Katie Pavlich
    Judge Matthew Schelp of the Eastern District of Missouri issued an injunction halting President Joe Biden's Wuhan coronavirus vaccine mandate for Medicare and Medicaid workers in ten states Monday, citing a lack of approval from Congress. "The mandate requires nearly every employee, volunteer, and third-party contractor working at fifteen catogires of healthcare facilities to be vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2 (“COVID”) and to have received at least a first dose of the vaccine prior to December 6, 2021," court documents show. "Congress did not grant CMS authority to mandate the vaccine. Plaintiffs are likely to succeed in their argument that Congress has...
  • Biden vaccine rule for health workers blocked in 10 states

    11/29/2021 10:57:05 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 11 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | November 29, 2021
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal judge on Monday blocked President Joe Biden’s administration from enforcing a coronavirus vaccine mandate on thousands of health care workers in 10 states that had brought the first legal challenge against the requirement. The court order said that the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid had no clear authority from Congress to enact the vaccine mandate for providers participating in the two government health care programs for the elderly, disabled and poor. The preliminary injunction by St. Louis-based U.S. District Judge Matthew Schelp applies to a coalition of suing states that includes Alaska,...
  • Missouri earthquake shakes the Mid-South

    11/17/2021 10:00:28 PM PST · by ping jockey · 46 replies
    WREG Memphis ^ | Nov 17, 2021 / 09:33 PM CST | Autumn Scott
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — An earthquake near Williamsville, Missouri shook up the Mid-South Wednesday night. According to the U.S. Geological Survey at the University of Memphis, it was a 3.7 magnitude quake hit near Poplar Bluff, Missouri. Williamsville is located approximately 160 miles north of Memphis. The earthquake happened at 8:53 p.m. It was felt in some parts of west Tennessee and eastern Arkansas including Shelby, Tipton, and Crittenden counties. There are no damages to report. More top stories on WREG.com
  • Bear Grease's Imprint on Our Culture Is Still Highly Relevant Thanks to Clay Newcomb

    11/23/2021 6:13:54 AM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November | Salena Zito
    ARKANSAS -- Clay Newcomb is on a personal mission to explore things forgotten in a digital world that moves past people and experiences at the speed of light. He revels in places, communities, traditions and lives that still remain deeply relevant to a lot of people and cultures across our country but risk being lost. It was a mission he began long before he began producing his popular "Bear Grease" podcast , part of the iconic MeatEater podcast family. Newcomb, whose Instagram photos often show him sitting on a mule unironically, admits he never saw any of this coming. "It...
  • NEW PARTY (NP) Obamas start into politics (Socialist)

    07/20/2009 11:46:56 PM PDT · by Jet Jaguar · 8 replies · 762+ views
    Marxist political coalition Was active from 1992-1998 Endorsed Barack Obama for Illinois state senate seat in 1996 Co-founded in 1992 by Daniel Cantor (a former staffer for Jesse Jackson's 1988 presidential campaign) and Joel Rogers (a sociology and law professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison), the New Party was a Marxist political coalition whose objective was to endorse and elect leftist public officials -- most often Democrats. The New Party's short-term objective was to move the Democratic Party leftward, thereby setting the stage for the eventual rise of new Marxist third party. Most New Party members hailed from the Democratic...
  • Arkansas governor backs Sarah Huckabee Sanders to replace him

    11/12/2021 9:02:18 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 21 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/12/2021 | Max Greenwood
    Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) on Friday endorsed former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders as his successor, saying that his state “will be in good hands” under her leadership. “I’ve known Sarah Huckabee Sanders most of her life and know firsthand her love for our state and her heart for public service,” Hutchinson said in a statement. “Sarah has earned the Republican nomination and I’m delighted today to endorse her for Governor.”
  • 10 states sue Biden administration over COVID vaccine mandate

    10/29/2021 7:01:50 PM PDT · by Golden Eagle · 13 replies
    Washington Times ^ | October 29, 2021 | AP
    COLUMBIA, Mo. — Ten states filed a lawsuit Friday to stop President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal contractors, arguing that the requirement violates federal law. Attorneys general from Alaska, Arkansas, Iowa, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming signed on to the lawsuit, which was filed in a federal district court in Missouri. The states asked a federal judge to block Biden’s requirement that all employees of federal contractors be vaccinated against the coronavirus, arguing that the mandate violates federal procurement law and is an overreach of federal power. “If the federal government attempts...
  • Jim Bob Duggar to run for vacated Arkansas State Senate seat

    10/29/2021 1:19:15 PM PDT · by Morgana · 22 replies
    Fox 16 ^ | October 29, 2021 | Heath Higgs
    SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Jim Bob Duggar announced on Friday his candidacy for Arkansas State Senate District 7, which includes Springdale, Johnson, Goshen, and Elkins. The seat was vacated on Thursday by Republican Lance Eads, who resigned to take a lobbying role. Jim Bob Duggar, a Republican born in Springdale, previously served in the Arkansas House of Representatives for four years (1999-2002). He is best known for his family’s TLC reality television show, 19 Kids and Counting. “I’m running for State Senate because these are unprecedented times in our nation,” Jim Bob Duggar said in a social media post announcing...
  • IRANIAN DAD RETURNS TO LOUDOUN COUNTY, 'CONGRATULATES' BOARD FOR GRADUATING FROM 'DISGRACED' TO 'PEDOPHILES'

    10/27/2021 7:53:00 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 10 replies
    Louder with Crowder ^ | 10/26/21 | Brodigan
    Our favorite Based Iranian Father returned to the Loudoun County School Board last night. Rather, I should call him Master Based Iranian Father. The last time we saw him, he said "Master" is his preferred pronoun. Master B.I.F. returned to express his disagreement over how the school board covered up one or two alleged rapes that happened in the school. You wanna push that garbage down my kid's throats, I will make you call my kids KING and QUEEN. That's how you will address my son and daughter. And when you look at me, you will call me Master." Barack...
  • GOP Sen. Tom Cotton erupts at Attorney General Merrick Garland: 'Thank God you are not on the Supreme Court'

    10/27/2021 9:02:45 PM PDT · by blueplum · 21 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 27 October 2021 | Oma Seddiq
    Sen. Tom Cotton sparred with Attorney General Merrick Garland and called for his resignation during an intense exchange at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday. The back-and-forth concerned a memo that Garland issued on October 4... ..."This is shameful. This testimony, your directive, your performance is shameful. Thank God you are not on the Supreme Court," Cotton said, referring to Garland's 2016 nomination for the bench by former President Barack Obama....
  • Arkansas County Passes Resolution Declaring It a “Pro-Life County” Opposed to Abortion

    10/20/2021 6:40:33 PM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    Life News ^ | October 20, 2021 | Jerry Cox
    On Tuesday night the Sebastian County Quorum Court in west Arkansas voted 9-4 to affirm that the county is Pro-Life. Sebastian is Arkansas’ tenth pro-life county. The resolution passed Tuesday reads: BE IT RESOLVED BY THE QUORUM COURT OF THE COUNTY OF SEBASTIAN, STATE OF ARKANSAS: A RESOLUTION OF THE SEBASTIAN COUNTY QUORUM COURT TO DECLARE SEBASTIAN COUNTY IS A PRO LIFE COUNTY WHEREAS, Sebastian County affirms that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness; and WHEREAS, Sebastian County desires...
  • Arkansas Legislator Will Introduce Heartbeat Bill That Would Ban Abortions Just Like Texas

    10/20/2021 6:30:47 PM PDT · by Morgana · 1 replies
    Life News ^ | October 20, 2021 | Micaiah Bilger
    Arkansas may become the second state in the U.S. to ban abortions on unborn babies with beating hearts this fall. The Daily Mail reports state Sen. Jason Rapert, R-Conway, hopes to introduce the Arkansas Heartbeat Protection Act later this month. He said his bill is a “mirror” of the Texas law that has saved thousands of unborn babies since it went into effect Sept. 1. Like the Texas law, Rapert said his bill will ban abortions on unborn babies once their heartbeat is detectable, about six weeks of pregnancy; it also includes “a civil cause of action” that allows private...