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  • Presidential Power to Secure the Border

    03/11/2024 5:58:15 AM PDT · by zeestephen · 2 replies
    Center For Immigration Studies ^ | 07 March 2024 | Andrew R. Arthur
    Key to understanding the president's authority to secure the border is appreciating where the immigration authority is placed under our nation's constitutional order...[Immigration wonk alert!]...[This is a 61 page (321 footnotes and citations) essay about the legal and practical history of immigration into the USA since the 1950s]
  • Two suspects in custody after DC Housing Authority officer shot in broad daylight

    03/01/2024 1:30:48 AM PST · by Libloather · 10 replies
    Fox News via MSN ^ | 2/29/24 | Chris Pandolfo
    Two suspects, a male and a female, are in the custody of D.C. police after an officer-involved shooting in the southeast part of Washington. The shooting was reported around 5:45 a.m. at Carroll Apartments on 410 M Street SE, near Navy Yard, D.C. Housing Authority Chief of Police Michael Reese said. Reese said a veteran male officer was on regular patrol in the area when he encountered the two suspects, who were asked to leave the building. The armed male suspect opened fire on the officer, hitting him in the torso. Reese said the suspects fled to a nearby building...
  • “Eat the Meat, Spit out the Bones”?  Christianity, Critical Theory, and the TruthXchange Hermeneutic

    01/22/2024 6:51:14 AM PST · by truthxchange · 3 replies
    TruthXchange ^ | 1/22/2024 | Dr. Jeffery J Ventrella
    “Eat the Meat, Spit out the Bones”??!! Christianity, Critical Theory, and the TruthXchange HermeneuticBy Jeffery J VentrellaWhile Critical Theory (aka Cultural Marxism) has been present in America for decades, particularly in academia, 2023 saw this ideology again pop on the public’s radar. Two events triggered this awareness. First, a divided Supreme Court rightly rejected discriminatory admission plans utilized at Harvard and the University of North Carolina.[1] These plans, predicated on Critical Theory, disadvantaged better qualified Asian applicants. The colloquy between Justice Thomas in the majority and Justice Jackson dissenting showcases the battle between rival worldviews, the former arguing the constitutional...
  • Biden-favored EV bus maker Proterra goes bust and leaves a trail of broken and irreparable buses

    12/06/2023 5:54:44 AM PST · by Red Badger · 40 replies
    Just The News ^ | Published: December 5, 2023 11:00pm | By Kevin Killough
    Proterra, which President Joe Biden once said was "making me look good," sold hundreds of electric buses to municipalities across North America. Every transit district Just The News spoke with, except one, has inoperable buses awaiting repairs. Across the country, towns and cities of various sizes envisioned an electrified public transit system that could shuttle residents with vehicles that produced no carbon-filled exhaust. Many of those communities purchased buses from Silicon Valley-based Proterra, which was able to produce 550 buses over its 19-year existence before it went bankrupt in August. The company announced last month it had concluded auctions as...
  • Kamala Harris Pleads ‘We Have to Revitalize the Palestinian Authority’

    12/03/2023 6:31:12 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 47 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/03/2023 | Simon Kent
    Vice President Kamala Harris spoke of a post-conflict Gaza built around a revitalized Palestinian Authority (PA) with its own security forces “strengthened” as she entered a round of diplomatic talks with Arab leaders on Saturday. Speaking at the COP28 climate summit in Dubai, she also cautioned Israel to do more to protect Palestinian civilians from the “devastating” bombardment.
  • A Manufactured Hate

    09/04/2023 5:29:17 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 27 replies
    American Greatness ^ | 4 Sep, 2023 | Paul Gottfried
    How did such a loathsome and masochistic state religion get established in the first place? Thomas Klingenstein recently delivered a speech at the Claremont Institute that notes what should be obvious to most Americans. According to Klingenstein, racism in the US is now a “manufactured” problem,” and this tawdry invention allows the Democrats and the Left to increase their power by addressing a problem that they themselves have stirred up. Although Klingenstein does not deny that isolated cases of discrimination against blacks may occur, he regards these situations as sporadic but also gleefully played up by Democratic politicians and their...
  • Does 1 Timothy 2:12-15 prohibit women from teaching or having authority over men?

    04/22/2023 9:42:46 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 04/22/2023 | Philip B. Payne
    I used to believe that 1 Timothy 2:12 teaches: “I do not permit a woman to teach or to have authority over a man.” But taking this as a universal prohibition ignores that this letter addresses a specific local problem of false teachers deceiving women and that this passage has only one imperative, “let the women learn” (1 Timothy 2:11). Furthermore, the translation, “I do not permit a woman to teach or to have authority over a man,” is dubious for four reasons.First, the Greek word the old NIV translated “to have authority, authentein, is best translated “to seize authority.”...
  • Karl Rove: ‘Beyond me’ why Trump held on to docs ‘when he had no legal authority’

    08/28/2022 12:57:59 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 104 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 08/26/2022 | ZACH SCHONFELD
    Karl Rove, who served as a senior adviser to former President George W. Bush, said on Friday that former President Trump did not have the authority to take presidential documents with him to his Mar-a-Lago residence when he ended his term. “Why he was holding on to these materials when he had no legal authority to do so under the Presidential Records Act is beyond me,” Rove, a Fox News contributor, said during an appearance on the network. Rove’s appearance came shortly after a federal magistrate judge approved the release of a redacted affidavit used to convince him to approve...
  • Why God Is a He

    08/01/2022 7:52:29 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 30 replies
    PragerU ^ | May 5, 2019 | Dennis Prager
    Is God a man, a woman, or a genderless force that cannot be identified by masculine or feminine traits? Society offers a range of ideas, but what do religious texts have to say about this immutable characteristic of God? Dennis Prager offers some insightful answers.
  • Joe Biden Has No Right To Declare a National Climate Emergency

    07/22/2022 8:23:43 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Townhall ^ | 07/22/2022 | David Harsanyi
    The Washington Post reported Monday night that President Joe Biden is "considering whether to declare a national climate emergency" to "salvage his stalled environmental agenda and satisfy Democrats on Capitol Hill." A few hours later, the Associated Press reported that the administration would "hold off" on the announcement as he, presumably, lays the political groundwork to move forward. There's no "It's Summer" clause in the Constitution empowering the president to ignore the will of Congress and unilaterally govern when it gets hot. The rejection of the president's "agenda" by the lawmaking branch of government isn't a justification for executive action;...
  • The Democrats Need COVID to Stay in Power: The advent of the COVID pandemic has been a political windfall for the Democrats beyond any possible measure.

    03/24/2022 8:57:05 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 03/24/2022 | Steve Feinstein
    There are specific issues that are key to the very existence of the Democrat Party and most liberal/progressive advocacy groups.The Democrat Party trades in multicategory victimhood and creating taxpayer-funded Government programs in order to “cure” the problems they’ve identified and hyped for each group of victims. Often, these so-called “problems” don’t actually exist -- they’ve just been fabricated by the Democrats and trumpeted by the eagerly complicit liberal media -- but absent these so-called problems and cures, the Democrat Party would have no rationale for existing.Every special-interest and so-called minority group has its Democratically sponsored taxpayer programs.BlacksHispanics, including illegal immigrantsWomenLGBTQTeachers...
  • OSHA to states: Protect workers from COVID or forfeit authority

    10/23/2021 2:18:26 AM PDT · by Libloather · 23 replies
    In a rare move, federal labor officials have threatened to take over three states’ workplace safety programs because they failed to adopt emergency COVID-19 rules to protect healthcare workers. That admonition, labor advocates say, also serves as a thinly veiled warning that resisting the forthcoming federal vaccine mandate for most healthcare workers and employees at large companies likewise could cost states their regulatory power over workplace safety. “This is definitely an effort to send a message that [the Occupational Safety and Health Administration] is going to take any defiance of the next standard very seriously,” said Jordan Barab, who served...
  • AMERICA Prayer Vigil JUNE 23, 2021

    06/23/2021 12:06:32 AM PDT · by Norski · 15 replies
    Free Republic ^ | June 23, 2021 | Free Republic Intercessors
    Join with fellow FREEPERS across the world to pray for AMERICA: For those in Authority in Government, Family, Military, Business, Agri-Business, Healthcare, Education, Churches, Technology, and the Media. "I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone: for kings and all those in authority that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness." (1 Timothy 2:1-2) Religion Forum threads labeled [Prayer] are closed to debate of any kind.
  • DeSantis Won’t Mandate COVID-19 Vaccine, GOP Lawmaker Fears Next Governor Might

    11/27/2020 3:54:13 PM PST · by rarestia · 9 replies
    Spectrum BayNews9 ^ | 4:45 PM ET Nov. 27, 2020 | Mitch Perry
    FLORIDA — Gov. Ron DeSantis announced last week that while vaccines for COVID-19 are coming soon, he won’t require anyone to get vaccinated if they don’t want to. But a GOP state lawmaker said that state law, as currently written, could allow him or any other governor to mandate vaccinations, and he will file legislation in the coming days to repeal that law. “Right now in Florida, under the public health emergency statute chapter 381, they can literally take you, test you, quarantine you, but also force you to take a vaccine. They can restrain you and force you to...
  • Newt Gingrich: The Thieves Who Stole Our Election Got Sloppy

    11/24/2020 6:37:20 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 58 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 11/24/2020 | Newt Gingrich
    Laziness leads to sloppiness, and sloppiness is how the most brazen heist in American history is being exposed...Stealing the 2020 election was a mammoth undertaking, involving widespread lawlessness and illicit partnerships between private actors and public officials. They’ve been working to cover their tracks since Election Day, but they didn’t work fast enough. Now, the courts need to stop them from destroying any more evidence so that the people of Pennsylvania—and the rest of the country—can accurately assess the ramifications of their wrongdoing.Explosive new litigation filed in federal district court on Nov. 21 details and documents a wide variety of...
  • Dr. Fauci: Americans “Don’t Believe Science And They Don’t Believe Authority”

    06/19/2020 8:19:09 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 80 replies
    Summit News ^ | 06/19/2020 | Steve Watson
    Dr. Anthony Fauci, the polarising director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, slammed everyday Americans for refusing to go along with ‘authority’ on medical matters, and accused people of ‘amazing denial’ when it comes to ‘truth’. Speaking on a podcast called Learning Curve, produced by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Fauci charged that “unfortunately, there is a combination of an anti-science bias that people are — for reasons that sometimes are, you know, inconceivable and not understandable — they just don’t believe science and they don’t believe authority.” “So when they see someone up...
  • Debate and discussion of fundamental issues separating Protestants and Catholic

    06/11/2020 4:55:54 AM PDT · by ADSUM · 43 replies
    Catholic Answers ^ | 6/11/2020 | Atkins, Gregg
    Steve Gregg is a nationally known Protestant radio broadcaster. He’s hosted The Narrow Path, which airs daily on dozens of radio stations around the country. He’s also the author of multiple books, he’s founded a Bible school, and he’s taught verse-by-verse through the books of Scripture many times. Best of all, he is a real gentleman who not only knows his stuff but who is also interested in getting to the heart of issues and exploring them in a way that avoids the pitfalls of so many debates. You can get your front row seat right now - Order your...
  • Group of businesses file suit against Whitmer, challenge executive authority

    04/28/2020 4:18:42 PM PDT · by Libloather · 40 replies
    Crain's Detroit ^ | 4/28/20 | Dustin Walsh
    **SNIP** The lawsuit challenges Whitmer's executive powers and seeks an immediate injunction. "For the first time in our state's history - indeed, in our nation's history - the state government is mass quarantining healthy people instead of the sick," the lawsuit reads. "As a free people, we have the unalienable right to pursue happiness, which includes the freedom to make our own choices about our safety and welfare without unconstitutional interference. In the face of the coronavirus, it means the freedom to choose whether to stay at home, or to keep calm and carry on with the things that make...
  • Bishop Barron's Daily Reflection - The Ultimate Authority

    04/25/2020 11:24:09 AM PDT · by MurphsLaw · 1 replies
    Word on Fire Ministry | 4-25-2020 | Bishop Robert Barron
    Feast of St. Mark MARK 16:15-20 Friends, today’s Gospel gives us Mark’s very laconic account of the Ascension: "So then the Lord Jesus, after he spoke to them, was taken up into heaven and took his seat at the right hand of God." We should think of it as Jesus’ going to his heavenly place in order to reign over the earth. Now, don’t literalize this language—there aren’t chairs in heaven—but take it very seriously indeed. What Mark is suggesting is that Jesus is now reigning; he’s in the attitude of a king on his throne. This means that he...
  • SC AG issues opinion saying local governments do not have authority to exercise emergency powers delegated to governor

    03/27/2020 11:21:38 AM PDT · by buckalfa · 11 replies
    WSPA News 7 ^ | March 27, 2020 | WSPA Staff
    COLUMBIA, SC (WSPA) – South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson issued an opinion Friday saying that local governments don’t have the authority to “exercise emergency powers that are delegated to the Governor by state lawmakers.” The following is the full news release issued Friday: South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson issued an opinion today saying local governments do not have the authority to exercise emergency powers that are delegated to the Governor by state lawmakers. Some cities in the state have enacted “stay at home” orders to try to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus. However, the attorney general’s...