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Author: Pursuit of Patriots

Agenda of Black Lives Matter Is Far Different From Slogan

View original post Many see the slogan Black Lives Matter as a plea to ­secure the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for all Americans, especially historically wronged African Americans. They add the BLM hashtag to their social media profiles, carry BLM signs at protests, and make financial donations. Tragically, when they do donate, they are likely to bankroll a number of radical organizations, founded by committed Marxists whose goals aren’t to make the American dream a reality for everyone—but to transform America completely. [embedded content] This might be unknown to some of the world’s best-known companies, which...

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House Transit Bill Is an Expressway to More Debt and Centralized Power in Washington

View original post Independence Day weekend, typically a festive time, saw many parades and parties canceled as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In contrast, the House went into the holiday weekend doing what it loves most; namely, passing legislation to spend trillions of taxpayer dollars and further centralize power in Washington. The bill in question, the Invest in America Act, is more than 2,300 pages long. Although any legislation of such length is bound to have problems, this package is especially riddled with flaws. Among them: Adding roughly $700 billion to the national debt. To put $700...

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Offering In-Person College Classes in Fall Is Needed for Student Visas—and Normalcy

View original post July is typically a busy month for State Department consular officers around the world interviewing student visa applicants as many foreign students seek to travel to the U.S. to begin their academic year in August. As with many other aspects of our lives, however, COVID-19 is wreaking havoc upon both the new academic year and the visa process for foreign students. The Department of Homeland Security on Monday announced, at the request of the State Department, that if colleges and universities offer no in-person classes for students during the fall semester, the State Department would not...

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Heritage President Questions Corporate Giving to Radical Black Lives Matter Group

View original post Kay C. James, the first black president of The Heritage Foundation, strongly discouraged corporate donations to a radical Black Lives Matter organization, noting its Marxist origins, and suggested instead that the companies “fund the good guys and defund the bad guys.” In a wide-ranging webinar interview this week with Gary Shapiro, president of the Consumer Technology Association, James also talked about The Heritage Foundation’s National Coronavirus Recovery Commission and the nation’s political polarization, among other matters.  The webinar is part of the “Masters of Leadership” series sponsored by the Arlington, Virginia-based Consumer Technology Association and the...

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Bars and food processing plants among leading sources of COVID-19 outbreaks in Louisiana

View original post Bars, food processing plants and industrial settings are among the settings where contracting COVID-19 is most likely, according to Louisiana Department of Health statistics. As of Wednesday, officials had traced 36 outbreaks and 393 cases to bars, while 11 outbreaks and 423 cases have been traced back to food processing facilities. Industrial settings are tied to 16 outbreaks and 117 cases, while restaurants (16 and 68) and colleges and universities (three and 84) also are common sites to contract the disease. The actual numbers probably are higher than the reported numbers because the state’s contact tracers...

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