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  • Deplatformed: How Big Tech Companies & Corporate America Subvert the Second Amendment

    07/16/2020 12:26:30 AM PDT · by ammodotcom · 10 replies
    Ammo.com ^ | Sam Jacobs
    One can be in favor of the free market while recognizing a simple truth: There is no way that America’s Founding Fathers would have sat on their hands while five corporations dominated American discourse and commerce. It is hard to imagine, for example, the Founders suffering a single private bank processing most of the payments in the United States and refusing to do business with gun merchants. Alternately, one can scarcely imagine that the Founders would have sat still for three companies – all of them hostile toward American values and the Constitution – dominating political discourse and deplatforming anyone...
  • Conservatives rally around Goya amid calls for boycott over CEO's pro-Trump remarks

    07/12/2020 7:23:33 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 35 replies
    Foxnews ^ | 7/11/2020 | Sam Dorman
    A number of prominent conservatives have offered their support for Goya Foods as it faces mass calls for boycott over its CEO's decision to praise President Trump. On Friday, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, tweeted: "Goya is a staple of Cuban food. My grandparents ate Goya black beans twice a day for nearly 90 years. And now the Left is trying to cancel Hispanic culture and silence free speech. #BuyGoya" President Trump similarly tweeted "I LOVE @GoyaFoods!" amid the backlash. Figures such as former model Chrissie Teigen had advanced the boycott as a way to retaliate against CEO Robert Unanue, who...
  • The great advantages of a Christian society

    07/10/2020 6:11:28 AM PDT · by Teleios Research
    Teleios ^ | Teleios
    Teleios conducted a survey in primarily millennials regarding the benefits of Christian society. There were 565 responses (67% < 35 years, 60% United States). Participants noted the advantages of living in a Christian society was that it provided a stronger moral (82%) and ethical base (71%) and a greater amount of love among people (75%). In contrast, the advantages of a Christian society to government were keeping societal order (60%), maintaining individual rights (56%) and reducing corruption (54%). Summary, living in a Christian society provides many advantages to the country’s population and government in keeping a strong moral and ethical...
  • Ringing of the Liberty Bell (to call the citizens to hear the reading of the Declaration of Independence)

    07/09/2020 8:55:52 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 1 replies
    American Minute ^ | July 8, 2020 | Bill Federer
    The Pennsylvania Assembly ordered it to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Quaker leader William Penn founding the Colony in 1701 and writing the Charter of Privileges. Quakers were the first and strongest voices to end slavery.  In 1751, Pennsylvania's Assembly declared a "Year of Jubilee" and commissioned the bell to be put in the Philadelphia State House. Speaker Isaac Norris read the Leviticus chapter 25 verse 10: "And ye shall make hallow the fiftieth year, and PROCLAIM LIBERTY THROUGHOUT ALL THE LAND unto all the inhabitants thereof; it shall be a jubilee." "Jubilee" in the Israelite calendar was, after...
  • OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE SCHOOL v. MORRISSEYBERRU

    07/08/2020 7:27:34 AM PDT · by C19fan · 9 replies
    The First Amendment protects the right of religious institutions “to decide for themselves, free from state interference, matters of church government as well as those of faith and doctrine.” Kedroff v. Saint Nicholas Cathedral of Russian Orthodox Church in North America, 344 U. S. 94, 116. Applying this principle, this Court held in HosannaTabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School v. EEOC, 565 U. S. 171, that the First Amendment barred a court from entertaining an employment discrimination claim brought by an elementary school teacher, Cheryl Perich, against the religious school where she taught. Adopting the so-called “ministerial exception” to laws...
  • LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR SAINTS PETER AND PAUL HOME v. PENNSYLVANIA ET AL.

    07/08/2020 7:25:20 AM PDT · by C19fan · 17 replies
    Supreme Court of the US ^ | July 8, 2020 | Staff
    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) requires covered employers to provide women with “preventive care and screenings” without “any cost sharing requirements,” and relies on Preventive Care Guidelines (Guidelines) “supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration” (HRSA) to determine what “preventive care and screenings” includes. 42 U. S. C. §300gg–13(a)(4). Those Guidelines mandate that health plans provide coverage for all Food and Drug Administration approved contraceptive methods. When the Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and the Treasury (Departments) incorporated the Guidelines, they also gave HRSA the discretion to exempt religious employers, such as...
  • One nation under God and guns Exclusive: Chuck Norris explains founders' one-two punch at the top of the Bill of Rights

    07/07/2020 7:20:07 AM PDT · by rktman
    wnd.com ^ | 7/6/2020 | Chuck Norris
    On Friday, I watched Tucker Carlson talk about how many politicians are drunk on power in responding to this COVID-19 pandemic, a concern Tucker has repeatedly addressed. The first words of the First Amendment read: "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech …" What is unclear about the words, "shall make no law … prohibiting the free exercise thereof" of one's religion? And then there's the Second Amendment. Its 27 words are clear and concise, needing no further commentary or regulation: "A well-regulated militia being...
  • The original black American patriots

    07/06/2020 8:31:53 AM PDT · by rktman · 7 replies
    Americanthinker.com ^ | 7/6/2020 | Fritz Pettyjohn
    The small force of American soldiers who marched south with Washington 239 years ago had very few veterans left from the armies of 1775 to 1780. These original Continentals had served their terms of enlistment and had returned to their farms and families. Washington took anyone who would serve, and hundreds of free blacks joined the cause, eager for gainful employment. Of the 2500-strong force who arrived with Washington at Yorktown, as many as 20% were free blacks. They had an inherent genetic advantage over the Europeans. Because their ancestors came from sub-Saharan Africa, they were naturally resistant to malaria,...
  • 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  
  • Treat COVID As The Local Crisis It Is

    07/06/2020 4:58:10 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 6, 2020 | Lawrence Meyers
    If there was ever an argument against one-size-fits-all government policy, it’s the COVID crisis. I’m going to inundate readers with data, but stick with me because the data is what tells us that there is no reason to keep the country shut down.Dying from COVID-19 is highly dependent on where one lives, and co-morbidity factors such as advanced age, poor respiratory health, and obesity. There are 2.78 million cases, or about 0.9 percent of the country’s entire population.The CDC reports 112,226 deaths from COVID-19 (4 percent mortality), of which 80 percent were age 65 or older. That translates to a...
  • God sets down laws via nature.

    07/04/2020 8:30:05 AM PDT · by Ozguy1945 · 5 replies
    https://tujuhbelasan.com/ ^ | 4th July 2020 | Ozguy1945
    The creator of the world has laid down His laws for us in how the world works best. We have an immune system which works best when exposed to the germs that threaten us. We have minds that need to see the world to understand it. The price of the gift of Life is dying to make way for those that follow.
  • What Calvin Coolidge Said On The Declaration of Independence’s 150th Anniversary

    07/04/2020 5:16:16 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    The Federalist ^ | July 4, 2020 | The Federalist Staff
    To honor the 150th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, President Calvin Coolidge gave a stirring speech on the values of faith and freedom that rings like a bell today. The following speech commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence was delivered on July 5, 1926, by Calvin Coolidge, the 30th president of the United States. It has been abridged from the original._______________________Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaWe meet to celebrate the birthday of America. Â… Whatever may have been the impression created by the news which went out from this city on that summer day in 1776, there can be no...
  • Will Americans Repudiate 1776 in 2020?

    07/04/2020 5:05:41 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | July 4, 2020 | Deane Waldman
    Before the Revolutionary War, residents of the North American colonies were subjects of the British crown. They were entitled to whatever goods and services the aristocracy allowed. Their living conditions and daily activities were determined by government fiat. They paid taxes arbitrarily imposed by the crown. In 1776, the Founders of the U.S.A. rejected centralized dominion and replaced it with a structure that took control away from the central government and gave it to the individual. The new Americans were free to make their own choices and accept the consequences of their decisions, good or bad. Without using the word...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report 7/3/2020 Newsdump Friday

    07/03/2020 9:53:56 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 7/3/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    "Freedom Over Fear" One of the messages today as hundreds gathered in protest outside Boise Idaho's City Hall. A mandatory mask order starts at 1201 am local time on July 4th Independence Day..... Facing pressure from major corporate sponsors, the Washington Redskins football team announcing a "review" of the team's name..... An eight-year old boy is dead and three others wounded in a shooting incident at a shopping mall in Hoover, Alabama...... A prosecutor in France announced Friday night that the now former Prime Minister Edouard Philippe along with former health minister Agnes Buzyn and her replacement earlier this year...
  • Pennsylvania State Senato Doug Mastriano Speaks on Masks and other issues - Vanity - sort of...

    07/02/2020 7:50:48 AM PDT · by ManHunter · 6 replies
    Rose Unplugged ^ | 7 July 2020 | N/A
    This is an interview of Pennsylvania State Senator Doug Mastriano by Rose Soma-Tennent, a Pittsburgh radio personality and occasional stand-in for Sean Hannity. Sen. Mastriano is a retired, 30-year Army veteran (Colonel), with a Phd and four Master's Degrees. He's also an unapologetic conservative, a Christian, and will be running for governor in 2022.
  • Christianity - Good for past, present and future societies!

    07/02/2020 7:29:50 AM PDT · by Teleios Research · 1 replies
    Teleios ^ | Teleios
    Christianity is the foundation of Western Society. However, many in political and academic arenas deny the historical and current benefits of Christianity. We recently examined the histories of European tribes in the early Middle Ages, from 300 years before to 300 years after conversion to Christianity. Our analysis discovered marked statistical improvements in tribal society measures following conversion to Christianity. Following Christianization, tribal-based populations developed more organized, peaceful, compassionate, and just societies. These early medieval countries, while underdeveloped by today’s standards, laid the groundwork for the constitutional democracies that many enjoy today which provide for economic advancement and judicial fairness...
  • Freedom Foundation Lawsuit Alleges Mask Order Violates Free Speech, Compels ‘Virtue Signaling

    07/01/2020 8:10:19 PM PDT · by redfog · 12 replies
    Freedom Foundation ^ | Freedom Foundation
    Washington’s “invasive,” “coercive” and “unprecedented” directive requiring residents to wear a mask or equivalent face covering in public places has been challenged by a lawsuit arguing the state cannot compel citizens to meekly support whatever newest guess the government is making when responding to the COVID-19 virus. Filed in Lewis County Superior Court on Wednesday by the Freedom Foundation on behalf of seven state residents, the action targets the face coverings order issued on June 24 by Washington Secretary of Health Dr. John Wiesman.
  • awesome fricken night in Boise Idaho!! (Twitter)

    07/01/2020 6:33:41 PM PDT · by ProtectOurFreedom · 31 replies
    Twitter ^ | June 30, 2020 | Brady611
    @Brady611: What an awesome fricken night in Boise Idaho!!! BLM protest downtown city hall! We out numbered them 5 to 1!!!! About 3,200 people showed up. I saw three different biker clubs, women with sidearms, everybody was Back the Blue. Just overwhelmed them. Awesome night! @Oh Scott: I was happy to welcome the group of patriots with my blue bullhorn. As I told the proud Americans "We aren't about to put up with any looting or violence in our great state". Also see #BoiseProtests for the radical communist side. They claim a 2:1 advantage over the "counter protestors."
  • I Joined FR 22 Years Ago (June 28th, 1998)

    07/01/2020 5:59:26 AM PDT · by usconservative · 150 replies
    Self ^ | 06/28/2020 | USConservative
    I cannot believe I missed my own anniversary. I joined FR 22 years ago, during the height of the Clinton Impeachment. So many great memories. Met Henry Hyde with some local Illinois Freepers, protested Clinton when he was here in Chicago (He turned around and looked at us when I yelled "How's Monica's throat?") and so much more. Hoping some fellow Class of '98'ers chime in and let me know they're still here.
  • Christian societies enhance children’s wellbeing – facts matter!

    06/29/2020 1:19:03 PM PDT · by Teleios Research · 1 replies
    Teleios ^ | Teleios
    Teleios evaluated measures that could affect wellbeing of children specifically using the top 50 countries from the Human Freedom Index compared to the 50 top countries persecuting Christianity from the Open Doors World Watch List. Children in free countries, which are historically Christian, demonstrate better wellbeing and associated with numerous legal, security, health and educational measures potentially associated with enhanced wellbeing for children. Christianity is beneficial for our children and society as a whole! Read more at https://teleiosresearch.com/effect-christian-persecution-childrens-wellbeing/