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  • HILARIOUS: Conservative Mama Puts Together Outstanding Video of What It Will Be Like to Teach While Following CDC Guidelines

    07/08/2020 7:44:14 PM PDT · by Pining_4_TX · 7 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | July 8, 2020 | Joe Hoft
    Conservative Mama released another incredible video showing what it will be like for teachers to try and teach while adhering to CDC guidelines.
  • University of Delaware sued over ignoring FOIA requests for Joe Biden's records

    07/08/2020 5:36:17 PM PDT · by Libloather · 8 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 7/08/20 | Jeff Mordock
    Conservative group Judicial Watch on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the University of Delaware demanding access to former Vice President Joseph R. Biden’s senatorial papers. The university, which stores and owns the records, has ignored Freedom of Information Act requests from Judicial Watch and the Daily Caller News Foundation (DCNF), the lawsuit says. University officials have denied the requests citing a provision in Delaware law that exempts the school from FOIA requests not related to public funds. They appealed the decision to Delaware’s chief deputy attorney general, who sided with the university. But Judicial Watch and DCNF say the school...
  • As one Catholic college almost goes full Marxist, another is a voice for human decency

    07/08/2020 7:38:56 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 07/08/2020 | Andrea Widburg
    The Jesuits were once renowned for their intellectual rigor. Any person who graduated from a Jesuit-run institution was presumptively well educated, morally centered, and capable of reasoning. Marquette University, a Jesuit institution, has slipped from that standard, for it attacked an incoming freshman for supporting Trump. However, the bracing honesty coming from New Saint Andrews College signals that there's still hope for a rigorous Christian education in America. In 1881, the Jesuits founded Marquette University, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. To Marquette's credit, although established as a single-sex men's college, in 1909, it became the first coeducational Catholic university in the world....
  • Marquette University threatened to rescind student’s admission over pro-Trump TikTok video

    07/08/2020 3:47:55 AM PDT · by C19fan · 36 replies
    College Fix ^ | July 7, 2020 | Jackson Walker
    Soon to be Marquette University freshman Samantha Pfefferle has yet to even step foot on campus, yet she said she is already facing possible dismissal from the school. The threat to cancel Pfefferle’s admission came after she posted a video to her account on the popular social media site TikTok showing her support for President Donald Trump.
  • Orwell's Review of Hitler's "Mein Kampf": A Lesson for Today

    07/07/2020 10:30:05 PM PDT · by GraceG · 11 replies
    In 1940, George Orwell reviewed Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf." In explaining Hitler's rise to power, however, Orwell, explained much of what we see around us now. David Wood discusses the review and the lesson for today. #GeorgeOrwell #Hitler #MeinKampf
  • Crows can't count

    07/07/2020 6:34:10 PM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 18 replies
    A VERY good friend | 7 July 2020
    An old farmer had a garden and the crows kept coming and eating his produce. He wearied of trying to chase them off and put up fake owls and such to get them to leave. So, he went into a shed nearby with his shotgun and waited. The crows were not to be fooled. They waited until he walked away and swooped down on his garden. Not to be outdone, the old man got a friend to go with him to the shed with HIS shotgun and then he left and left the friend there to shoot the crows. They...
  • Anti-Slavery Party formed (Republican Party, which also stood for natural one man-one woman marriage)

    07/07/2020 11:23:23 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 11 replies
    American Minute ^ | July 7, 2020 | Bill Federer
    Calls to ban statues, flags and images of groups that were involved in slavery would have to include the Democrat Party's Donkey and Islam's Crescent, as both of these institutions were involved in the enslavement of Africans. Beginning in colonial times, approximately 350,000 African slaves were brought to America. This number grew to nearly 4 million slaves prior to the Civil War. Slaves were purchased at sharia Muslim slave markets. Sharia Islam defended the right to own slaves, as its founder, Mohammed, owned slaves. Beginning in 622 AD, the next 1,400 years saw an estimated 180 million Africans enslaved in...
  • Jefferson & Adams - 50 years after the Declaration of Independence

    07/07/2020 11:00:16 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 14 replies
    American Minute ^ | July 5, 2020 | Bill Federer
    Both served in the Continental Congress and both signed the Declaration of Independence. Both served as U.S. Ministers in France. One was elected the 2nd President and the other the 3rd. Once political enemies, they became close friends in later life. An awe swept America when they both died on the same day, JULY 4, 1826, exactly 50 years since they approved the Declaration of Independence. Their names were John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson's handwritten Declaration of Independence used the wording "inalienable" rights as seen in the copies at the American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia, the New York...
  • E-mail to Teachers

    07/07/2020 8:26:10 AM PDT · by Help! · 23 replies
    Teacher Friend ^ | 7/7/2020 | Multicultural Committee
    Dear Faculty, in the interest of learning for life, and to promote a deeper understanding of our own socialization in America, the Multicultural Committee would like to promote an opportunity to grow. All we ask is that you watch a documentary on Netflix called 13th and engage in honest self-reflection. We would also like to offer a chance to talk through the ideas in the film and your work as a person confronting your own socialization and implicit bias. 13th is a powerful film that discusses the criminal system in America and how the prison system has been used to...
  • Cleveland Naps (Indians) Team History

    07/06/2020 4:50:48 PM PDT · by Libloather · 40 replies
    Napoleon Lajoie arrived in Cleveland on June 4 and was an immediate hit, drawing 10,000 fans to League Park. Soon afterward, he was named team captain, and in 1903 the team was renamed the Cleveland Napoleons (soon shortened to Naps) after a newspaper conducted a write-in contest. Cleveland Indians (1915–present) Cleveland Naps (1903–1914) Cleveland Broncos (1902) Cleveland Bluebirds (1901) Cleveland Lake Shores (1900) Grand Rapids Rustlers (1894–1899)
  • Kids Don’t Know Much About History Thanks to Anti-American Indoctrination

    07/06/2020 3:04:57 PM PDT · by Libloather · 12 replies
    Rush Limbaugh ^ | 7/06/20 | El Rushbo
    RUSH: We have repeatedly said, ladies and gentlemen, that these protests and riots are being led by college-aged kids who literally know nothing about American history. They have not been taught the truth. This is key to understand. They have not been taught the truth of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, the founding, and then made up their minds that they think these guys are reprobates and creeps. They’ve not been taught the truth. They have been propagandized and indoctrinated from the get-go. They have been filled with hatred, pure and simple. But they think that they’ve been taught the truth,...
  • A History Of Enslavement And The Land Of The Free

    07/06/2020 8:07:02 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 5 replies
    Banned Video ^ | 07/06/20 | Greg Reese
    Why the American Revolution gave birth to the greatest form of government in all of recorded history https://banned.video/watch?id=5f00d539672706002f402db0  
  • Gimme Shelter

    07/06/2020 7:11:37 AM PDT · by Fido969 · 29 replies
    Let It Bleed ^ | August 16, 1971 | Rolling Stones
    Ooh, see the fire is sweepin' Our very street today Burns like a red coal carpet Mad bull lost your way
  • The 1776 Project

    07/06/2020 6:33:56 AM PDT · by daydreamer · 10 replies
    The 1776 Project website ^ | 2020 | Multiple scholars at https://1776unites.com/scholars
    THE 1776 UNITES CAMPAIGN “1776” is an assembly of independent voices who uphold our country’s authentic founding virtues and values and challenge those who assert America is forever defined by its past failures, such as slavery. We seek to offer alternative perspectives that celebrate the progress America has made on delivering its promise of equality and opportunity and highlight the resilience of its people. Our focus is on solving problems. We do this in the spirit of 1776, the date of America’s true founding.
  • Button from Gen. Robert E. Lee coat found in time capsule under North Carolina Confederate monument

    07/06/2020 3:41:05 AM PDT · by Libloather · 18 replies
    WSBTV ^ | 7/04/20
    RALEIGH, N.C. - A button that experts believe was from Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee’s dress coat and a strand of hair from his horse are among the items found inside a time capsule discovered at the base of a Confederate monument, according to the State Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. The capsule was placed in the base of the monument in 1894, according to the State Archives. The monument was dedicated a year later. Also among the discoveries reported by the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources were Confederate money, song books and flags and a stone...
  • Fascism: a warning from Madeleine Albright

    07/06/2020 3:35:37 AM PDT · by EBH · 31 replies
    Vox ^ | 2/14/19 | Sean LLing
    I think what differentiates fascism from other ideological movements is the use of violence and anger to achieve political ends. What you almost always see in fascist regimes is propaganda being used to set people against each other without any potential solutions to any of the problems. Fascism is always, in the end, about stirring people up and giving them someone to hate.... ... I don’t call him a fascist. He’s certainly anti-democratic, and I say so in the book, but I don’t call him a fascist because he isn’t violent. If he ends up declaring an emergency at the...
  • Moon, Jupiter and Saturn to create celestial triangle Sunday night

    07/05/2020 2:33:51 PM PDT · by Libloather · 18 replies
    AccuWeather via Yahoo ^ | 7/03/20 | Brian Lada
    As the weekend comes to a close, the night sky will have one more treat for stargazers as Jupiter, Saturn and the moon rise together to form a triangle on Sunday night. The astronomical meetup will take place one night after the full ‘Buck Moon Eclipse,' but the moon will still appear nearly full as it rises with the two planets on Sunday night. "On Sunday night into Monday morning, July 5 to 6, 2020, the full Moon and the planets Jupiter and Saturn will form a triangle," NASA said. "The Moon will reach its highest [point] in the sky...
  • Kansas State athletes join protest over student's George Floyd tweet

    07/05/2020 12:06:24 PM PDT · by Libloather · 43 replies
    AP via ESPN ^ | 7/05/20
    MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Some Kansas State athletes were among about 100 people who protested this weekend over an insensitive tweet by a student about the death of George Floyd. Those attending the rally in Manhattan, Kansas, on Saturday said the university administration's promise to launch initiatives to address racial injustice at the school did not go far enough, according to The Wichita Eagle. "We need to create better policies that punish students that think it's OK to say these kinds of things," soccer player Emily Crain said. "I think what [protest organizers] said today was really important. It doesn't stop...
  • An American Carol

    07/04/2020 4:25:50 PM PDT · by zadox · 11 replies
    youtube.com ^ | Aug 19, 2008 | watchmoviepreviews
    An anti-American filmmaker who's out to abolish the July Fourth holiday is visited by three ghosts who try to change his perception of the country. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2BKVsjtnWs
  • Virginia College May Nix Wasp Mascot, Fearing Tie To 'White Anglo-Saxon Protestants'

    07/04/2020 5:57:21 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 32 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 07/02/20 | Jennifer Harper
    Emory & Henry College in Virginia has announced to students the school will re-examine its wasp mascot. Why? The bug may appear “exclusive” to students who are not White Anglo-Saxon Protestants, or “WASPs.” While a public outcry over racism continues around the nation, the college is already concerned that its two historical namesakes — Methodist Episcopal Church bishop John Emory and founding father Patrick Henry — were slave holders. The school mascot has also come under scrutiny. “Conversations must examine how Emory & Henry’s past has contributed to current and ongoing systemic oppression,” said Dr. John Wells, president of Emory...