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  • Atheists in Praise of Christianity?

    05/19/2020 6:56:41 AM PDT · by Heartlander · 9 replies
    The Stream ^ | May 19, 2020 | Jonathon van Maren
    Atheists in Praise of Christianity? If the West had not become Christian, historian Tom Holland writes, “no one would have gotten woke.” Historian Tom Holland is known primarily as a storyteller of the ancient world. Thus, his new book Dominion: How the Christian Revolution Remade the World, came as something of a surprise for several reasons. First, Tom Holland is not a Christian. Second, Holland’s book is one of the most ambitious historical defenses of Christianity in a very long time.While studying the ancient world, Holland writes, he realized something. Simply, the ancients were cruel, and their values utterly foreign...
  • The Spanish Flu: The Greatest Pandemic of the 20th Century

    05/11/2020 9:51:35 PM PDT · by Bratch · 12 replies
    YouTube ^ | May 7, 2020 | Simon Whistler
    The Spanish Flu: The Greatest Pandemic of the 20th Century
  • Chairman Schiff Opening Statement at House Intelligence Committee Hearing with Special Counsel Robert Mueller [Flashback - 2019]

    05/08/2020 8:45:04 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 15 replies
    Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) ^ | July 24, 2019 | by Rep. Adam Schiff
    Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, delivered the following statement during the Committee’s hearing, “Former Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller, III on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election”. Below are the remarks, as prepared: At the outset and on behalf of my colleagues, I want to thank you, Special Counsel Mueller, for a lifetime of service to the country. Your report, for those who have taken the time to study it, is methodical and it is devastating, for it tells the story of a...
  • 4K Cam Live! 24/7 SpaceX Boca Chica Starship Construction and Launch Facility

    05/06/2020 4:19:25 PM PDT · by amorphous · 26 replies
    There is a possibility of another Starship static fire test tonight. A successful static fire test was completed last night. It's expected a "flight hop" of 150 meters will take place very soon. Starship SN4 has a single Raptor engine installed. Road closures, and a warning to residents of Boca Chica Village of "potential risk to health and safety" has been issued.
  • Hillsdale College Releases Free Symposium on ‘The Coronavirus and Public Policy’

    05/06/2020 7:45:08 AM PDT · by Heartlander · 7 replies
    The Stream ^ | May 6, 202 | The Stream
    Hillsdale College Releases Free Symposium on ‘The Coronavirus and Public Policy’ If you haven’t heard of Hillsdale College, the institution was founded in 1844 by men and women who were grateful to God for the blessings of freedom and believed that education is the best way to keep that freedom.As part of their education mission, Hillsdale has released a free five-part symposium looking at the coronavirus and the public policies made in response to it. The series features Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ala., author and journalist Alex Berenson, investigative journalist Mark Hemingway, and economist Brian Wesbury.In the first video, “China and...
  • Corona Virus Daily Thread #50 COVID-19 5/04/2020

    05/04/2020 3:29:25 AM PDT · by RaceBannon · 715 replies
    many | 5/4/2020 | many
    Corona Virus Daily Thread #50 COVID-19 5/04/2020
  • Schiff’s Secret Transcripts (declassified interviews)

    05/01/2020 2:25:54 AM PDT · by Libloather · 7 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 4/24/20 | Editorial board
    The Trump-Russia collusion narrative collapsed a year ago with the Robert Mueller report, but the story’s not over. Democrats are now trying to suppress details of how the bogus theory was promoted, led by House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff. Republicans on the Intelligence Committee, under then-chairman Devin Nunes, wrapped up their investigation of election interference in April 2018. They found no collusion between the Trump campaign and Russians. Mr. Schiff and Democrats objected to that conclusion and accused Republicans of hiding incriminating evidence. GOP Members were therefore only too happy in September 2018 to vote to release the transcripts of...
  • Looking for COVID-19 Timelines (Vanity)

    04/30/2020 6:10:33 PM PDT · by East Tennessee Redhead · 8 replies
    Looking for links to or how to find good timelines on comments and actions regarding the COVID-19 pandemic in the US. Interested in politician, media personalities, and expert comments and actions from DEC to present. Have located President Trump's and the White House timeline online already. Design is to compare and contrast. Thank you in advance!
  • Lockdown Protest Songs Needed.

    04/27/2020 6:54:33 PM PDT · by dmzTahoe · 105 replies
    Vanity ^ | Dmztahoe
    Need suggestions for songs to fire up the crowd during Lock-down Protests. Here's one to play loud and proud: "We're Not Gonna Take It" by Twisted Sister... https://youtu.be/CQ0ftoiIQxU
  • Melania Trump: tutti i migliori look

    04/26/2020 4:07:16 PM PDT · by malach · 44 replies
    Vogue Italia ^ | 04.26.20 | Di Redazione
    Lo stile della First Lady; Marzo 2020, Melania Trump tiene un discorso al Dipartimento di giustizia degli Stati Uniti; etc.
  • Thomas Jefferson Quotes

    04/26/2020 6:29:03 AM PDT · by Albion Wilde · 24 replies
    AZQuotes ^ | various | Thomas Jefferson
    When you abandon freedom to achieve security, you lose both and deserve neither. —Thomas Jefferson There is no justification for taking away individuals' freedom in the guise of public safety. —Thomas Jefferson The greatest calamity which could befall us would be submission to a government of unlimited powers. —Thomas Jefferson [more...]
  • Corona Virus Daily Thread #48 COVID-19 4/25/2020

    04/25/2020 4:04:53 AM PDT · by RaceBannon · 732 replies
    many | 4/25/2020 | many
    New Thrtead, starting 4/25/2020
  • Taylor Swift Slams Soros Family’s ‘Shameless Greed in the Time of Coronavirus’

    04/24/2020 1:40:54 PM PDT · by KC_Lion · 56 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 23 April 2020 | ROBERT KRAYCHIK
    Pop star Taylor Swift said the Soros Family is driven by “shameless greed in the time of coronavirus” over their role in the digital release of an unapproved album composed of a live radio show performance she did in 2008. The left-wing singer shredded Soros and power manager Scooter Braun in a lengthy Instagram message. “Hey Guys – I want to thank my fans for making me aware that my former record label is putting out an “album” of live performances of mine tonight. This recording is from a 2008 radio show performance I did when I was 18. Big...
  • Wikileaks dumped all their files online

    04/22/2020 1:15:09 PM PDT · by garyb · 43 replies
    Twitter ^ | 04-22-2020 | TXGodmotherIII
    Whoops! Wikileaks dumped all their files online. it’s all over QAnon FB Groups & Twitter ... Everything from HrCemails, PoDesta, Afghanistan, Syria, Iran, Bilderberg, WHO Pandemic Preparedness document (from 2009), Steve Jobs - SO much data! https://file.wikileaks.org/file/
  • Timeline of Trump Dictator Stories on Free Republic.

    04/19/2020 1:07:04 PM PDT · by Steely Tom · 18 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 19 April 2020 | Many
    Here's a list of all stories on Free Republic in which the concept of "dictator" was linked to President Trump, with a couple of stories about Bernie Sanders' suck-up-to-dictators past thrown in for fun. Chomsky: Trump’s ‘Adoring’ Crowds Remind Me of Hitler’s Nuremberg RalliesHell freezes over in coronavirus pandemic: Washington media embraces federalismScarborough: Mika Worries Trump is an Authoritarian—I Worry He's NutsCrazed Michigan Governor Tells Home Depot to Shut Down Unnecessary Flooring, Tiles and Garden Centers Kentucky Directorate of Coronavirus Compliance Orders Ankle Monitors For Uncooperative Citizens…Media finds enemy in fight against coronavirus: Donald TrumpCNN, MSNBC Analysts: Fox, Trump Should...
  • What happened to Frezoxee conservative platform?

    04/17/2020 6:13:16 AM PDT · by John Leland 1789 · 6 replies
    April 17, 2020 | John Leland 1789
    I had an account on Freezoxee. Suddenly it disappeared. Does anyone know what happened to it? Did it morph into a different platform, or just fade away (gone broke?)? Has anything replaced it?
  • Rush Limbaugh's App. Cannot Download Podcasts

    04/17/2020 5:53:07 AM PDT · by Auslander154 · 17 replies
    Is anyone else having problems downloading podcasts from Rush Limbaugh's app for the iPhone? I am a subscriber to Rush's program, but his app does not download the daily podcasts onto my iPhone 6 Plus. software version 12.4.5 I can download Howie Carr, Car Talk, and any other podcast on another 3rd party app called Podcasts. Premier Radio Service is the worst customer service I have ever encountered. They don't respond for days. One guy sent me an email with his phone number but he is never at his desk to take my calls. Another guy wrote me that they...
  • Quarantine is Reducing Traffic Deaths

    04/12/2020 3:07:39 PM PDT · by Brown Deer · 47 replies
    Road Ecology Center - UC Davis ^ | 4/1/2020 | Fraser Shilling
    Governor Newsom’s shelter-in-place order and similar orders at the jurisdictional scale had a profound effect on daily travel in California, with >20 - 50% reductions found across select highways. This in turn seems to have resulted in a ~50% reduction in total collisions and injury/fatal accidents. This unintended benefit of the orders was primarily for drivers and passengers. There was no detectable reduction in impacts to large animals reported by the CHP on state highways and certain major roads. We appreciate the critical attention to detail and complete incident reporting by the CHP and look forward to increased support for...
  • Disease Burden of Influenza

    04/10/2020 1:56:28 PM PDT · by dhuls · 1 replies
    Each year CDC estimates the burden of influenza in the U.S. CDC uses modeling to estimate the number of influenza illnesses, medical visits, flu-associated hospitalizations, and flu-associated deaths that occur in the U.S. in a given season. The methods used to calculate these estimates are described on CDC’s webpage, How CDC Estimates the Burden of Seasonal Influenza in the U.S. CDC uses the estimates of the burden of influenza in the population and the impact of influenza vaccination to inform policy and communications related to influenza. Figure 1: Estimated Range of Annual Burden of Flu in the U.S. since 2010...
  • Welcome to the 2019 Global Health Security Index

    04/05/2020 7:20:15 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 2 replies
    The Global Health Security ^ | October 10, 2019 | The Global Health Security
    The GHS Index is the first comprehensive assessment of global health security capabilities in 195 countries. Read more about the Index and the international panel that helped develop it, download the report and data model, and watch our introductory video. The average overall GHS Index score is 40.2 out of a possible 100. While high-income countries report an average score of 51.9, the Index shows that collectively, international preparedness for epidemics and pandemics remains very weak. The GHS Index assesses countries’ health security and capabilities across six categories, 34 indicators, and 85 sub-indicators. The findings are drawn from open source...