(Daily Wire) The U.S. Marshals Service announced late this week that it had rescued dozens of missing children in the state of Georgia following a two-week operation that led to multiple arrests.
The operation, dubbed “Operation Not Forgotten,” was led by the U.S. Marshals Service Missing Child Unit and the agency’s Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force.
The operation “resulted in the rescue of 26 children, the safe location of 13 children and the arrest of nine criminal associates,” the agency said in a statement…. Continue reading
(Mikaela Mathews – Christian Headlines) One in five churches may shutter their doors in the next 18 months, according to Barna Group president David Kinnaman.
Kinnaman of the Christian research organization recently sat down with NPR to discuss the state of church giving in light of the pandemic. As churches slowly reopen under new restrictions across the country, Kinnaman believes some may not survive the economic downturn. Continue reading
“Protesters appeared to be vandalizing Wheeler’s building with red paint, and held a metal concert – complete with mosh pit – outside the building. They also flashed high-powered lights onto the building. The noise apparently angered other tenants, at least one of whom allegedly dumped water on the protesters from a window.”
(Ashe Schow – Daily Wire) Portland, Oregon Mayor Ted Wheeler has done just about everything he can to appease the protesters and rioters who have taken hold of his city in the past few months, yet even that isn’t enough to satisfy the mob. Continue reading
“The movement for Black lives … infuses a syncretic blend of African and indigenous cultures’ spiritual practices and beliefs, embracing ancestor worship; Ifa-based ritual such as chanting, dancing, and summoning deities; and healing practices such as acupuncture, reiki, therapeutic massage, and plant medicine in much of its work, including protest.”
(Heather Clark – Christian News) In an interview posted to social media, Black Lives Matter (BLM) Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors, along with BLM Los Angeles Co-Founder Melina Abdullah, discussed the “spiritual” component of the movement, explaining the practices and “rituals” performed to remember and “invoke” the spirits of deceased African Americans. Continue reading
(Tim Pearce – Daily Wire) Ann Dorn, the wife of slain former St. Louis Police Captain David Dorn, called on governors and mayors to accept federal help in putting down violent riots after recounting the painful night that her husband was killed.
Ann spoke at the Republican National Convention on Thursday, the fourth and final night of the proceedings. Her husband, a 44-year veteran of law enforcement, died on June 2 while defending a friend’s pawnshop from rioters who were defacing and destroying property and looting businesses across the city…. Continue reading
(Caleb Parke – Fox News) Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., told “Fox & Friends” he believes he would have been killed if not for the police when he and his wife were surrounded and attacked by a “mob” yelling threats and pushing police upon exiting the White House after President Trump‘s acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention (RNC) Thursday night.
“It was horrific,” the Republican senator — who had part of his lung removed due to a complication from the 2017 assault by his neighbor — told host Steve Doocy of the “unhinged” mob that continued to get bigger and bigger. Continue reading
“As Acting Director of National Intelligence, I saw the Democrats’ entire case for Russian collusion. And what I saw made me sick to my stomach. The Obama-Biden Administration secretly launched a surveillance operation on the Trump campaign, and silenced the many brave intelligence officials who spoke up against it. “
(Katie Pavlich – Townhall) Former U.S. Ambassador to Germany and Acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell spoke during the third night of the 2020 RNC and took apart the foreign policy doctrine of the Obama/Biden administration. Continue reading
“My life changed forever in that one moment. The full war machine of the mainstream media revved up into attack mode. They did so without ever researching the full video of the incident, without ever investigating Mr. Philips’s motives, or without ever asking me for my side of the story. And do you know why? Because the truth wasn’t important.”
(Ellie Bufkin – Townhall) Nick Sandmann, a recent graduate of Covington Catholic High School in Kentucky, called out the harassment of corporate media and the online, left-wing cancel mobs in a show-stopping speech on Tuesday night at the Republican National Convention…. Continue reading
(Tom Ciesielka – Reformation Charlotte) Today, August 25, 2020, in California Superior Court, Judge Mitchell Beckloff issued a 5-page opinion County of Los Angeles et al. v. Grace Community Church et al., denying the County of Los Angeles’s renewed application for a temporary restraining order against the church and Pastor John MacArthur. Thomas More Society attorneys are defending the renowned pastor and his congregation against an aggressive assault by the county over the right to hold indoor worship services. Continue reading
(Daily Caller) Maximo Alvarez, whose family fled communist Cuba, said Monday night that he is choosing President Donald Trump because he is choosing “freedom.”
Alvarez explained during the first night of the Republican National Convention that his family “fled totalitarianism and communism more than once:” his father fled from Spain, then from Cuba, he said. Continue reading
(Fox News) Jerry Falwell Jr. agreed on Monday to resign as president of Liberty University following a series of personal scandals that have overshadowed his tenure as head of the conservative Christian college in Virginia.
Falwell Jr., who took over the post from his late father in 2007, had been on thin ice following allegations he broke the evangelical university’s code of conduct after posting a picture of himself with a young woman on a yacht whose zipper was undone. Continue reading
(PNP) Pastor John MacArthur of Grace Community Church (GCC) has received a phone from President Donald Trump in the midst of his fight to stay open for services, with the President thanking Dr. MacArthur for taking a stand as the two of them discussed the unbiblical notion of Christians voting for Democrats.
Pastor MacArthur revealed details of the surprising phone call during a recent interview with Ryan Helfenbein of Liberty University’s The Falkirk Podcast. Continue reading
(Sam Dorman – Fox News) It is “very disturbing” to hear Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden say he would be willing to put the country through another costly economic shutdown this winter if elected due to a combination of seasonal flu and coronavirus, Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel told “Tucker Carlson Tonight” Friday.
“First of all, we’re not even predicting a severe flu season because in the Southern Hemisphere, we’re not seeing it,” Siegel told host Tucker Carlson. Continue reading
(David Kaminer – LifeZette) The scum who have been terrorizing American cities are finding out there is a tough sheriff in charge at the Department of Justice. More than 200 miscreants have been charged with federal crimes and more than 1,000 arrests have been made in major cities since the DOJ launched Operation Legend in July, U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Wednesday. Barr also noted over 400 firearms have been seized by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Yeah, those “peaceful protesters” seem to have had lots of firepower. Continue reading
(PNP) Los Angeles County is deadly serious about bringing John MacArthur’s Grace Community Church to the knee, moving to hold the California megachurch in contempt after they held three separate morning services on August 16th, defying a last-minute court order that specifically forbade them from doing so, saying that even they must comply with the state’s lockdown restrictions. Continue reading
(Hanna Bleau – Breitbart) Former President Bill Clinton, whose presidency was engulfed by an extramarital affair with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky, lectured President Trump for bringing “chaos” into the Oval Office during his Tuesday evening address at the Democratic National Convention, drawing a swift reaction from members of the GOP, who could not help but note the irony. Continue reading
“Redding.com reported that after the meeting, officials in Shasta County, which tends to vote Republican, blamed Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom for the restrictions.”
(WND) A military veteran business owner in Northern California lit into his county’s leaders at a board of supervisors meeting, warning that restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic are threatening the lives of his family and many others. Continue reading
“This, sadly, comes as no surprise. Fear and anger are the most reliable drivers of engagement; scary tales of young victims of the pandemic, intimating that we are all at risk of dying, quickly go viral; so do stories that blame everything on your political adversaries. Both social and traditional media have been churning out both types of narratives in order to generate more clicks and increase their audience.”
(Ashe Schow – Daily Wire) New research suggests Americans have developed many misconceptions about their risk of death from the coronavirus pandemic…. Continue reading
“Back when I made ‘Gravity Falls’ Disney FORBADE me from any explicit LGBTQ+ rep. Apparently ‘happiest place on earth’ meant ‘straightest’ But as of today, thanks to @DanaTerrace & team there are explicitly queer ANIMATED MAIN CHARACTERS on DISNEY TV. I’m so proud & happy to say that.”
(Heather Clark – Christian News) An animated series on the Disney Channel that centers on the adventures of a teenage girl who travels to another world and becomes a witch’s apprentice features the first bisexual character to air on the youth-aimed station, it has been revealed. Continue reading
The continued anti-police protest comes just days after the city’s police chief, Carmen Best, retired from the force following Seattle’s plan to slash the police department by as many as 100 officers.
(Stephanie Pagones – Fox News) Eighteen people were arrested late Sunday in Seattle when an anti-police protest descended into a riot, with members from the group throwing rocks and explosives at law enforcement officers, authorities said Monday. Continue reading
(Clair Chretien – LifeSiteNews) – A coronavirus vaccine should be mandatory, and tax penalties, higher insurance premiums, and denial of many government and private services ought to be considered for those refusing the shot, two doctors and an attorney argued in USA Today on Thursday.
“[W]hile the measures that will be necessary to defeat the coronavirus will seem draconian, even anti-American to some, we believe that there is no alternative…. Continue reading
(Disrn) In a late-night ruling on Saturday, the California Court of Appeal set aside a lower court order that would have allowed indoor church services to take place at John MacArthur’s Grace Community Church in Sun Valley.
“The reason immediate relief was required is because tomorrow morning Grace Community Church and its pastor, John MacArthur, intends to go forward with such religious services,” the court wrote.
(Joel B. Pollak – Breitbart) U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman told Breitbart News Daily on Friday morning that former Vice President Joe Biden had contributed to the peace deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) only by being so “hostile.”
The deal, known as the Abraham Accord, was announced by President Donald Trump in the Oval Office on Thursday morning and provides for “full normalization” for the first time between Israel and a Gulf Arab state. It is expected to lead to similar deals with other Arab states. Continue reading
(Fox News) Former FBI lawyer Kevin Clinesmith will plead guilty to making a false statement in the first criminal case arising from U.S. Attorney John Durham’s review of the investigation into links between Russia and the 2016 Trump campaign, two sources close to the matter tell Fox News.
Clinesmith was referred for potential prosecution by the Justice Department’s inspector general’s office, which conducted its own review of the Russia investigation. Continue reading
(Jeff Maples – Reformation Charlotte) According to the Thomas More Society, a national not-for-profit law firm dedicated to restoring respect in law for life, family, and religious liberty, John MacArthur and Grace Community Church in Los Angeles, California have filed a lawsuit against the governor of California, Gavin Newsom, Attorney General Xavier Becerra, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, and other California and Los Angeles County public health officials, for the state’s “unconstitutional and onerous coronavirus pandemic regulations against Grace Community Church” and seeks a judgment against the defendants that the health orders “violate the California Constitution.” Continue reading