by John Solomon A year-long Senate investigation concluded Wednesday that Hunter Biden’s efforts to cash in on foreign business deals during his father’s vice presidency raised alarm among U.S. government officials, who perceived an ethical conflict of interest and flagged concerns about possible criminal activity ranging from bribery to…Read More
Day: September 23, 2020
Virginia House: We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ History
The Virginia state Senate Committee on Local Government passed by for the day a House bill that would authorize localities to remove, relocate or alter memorials for war veterans, including the Civil War.
Through a voice vote, House Bill (HB) 5030 was passed by for the day with the understanding that the committee chair will write a letter to the Department of Historic Resources and the Attorney General’s office for a better understanding on the memorials and of any potential legal ramifications from the bill.Read More
Julie Strauss Levin Commentary: It’s Our Suburbia, Let’s Keep It That Way
We moms treasure suburban life. We dream of having a home where our children can ride their bikes and play safely with their friends. We save our money for that special home on that special street in that special neighborhood and that special school district to educate our children. We live in the suburbs because we know what’s best for our families. And dads do, too.Read More
Obamacare Loophole Allows Medicaid Fraud, Costs Taxpayers, Report Says
The Affordable Care Act mandated that states accept a hospitals’ decision on the eligibility of all able-bodied adults who verbally report their income to be below the Medicaid level, which has led to many fraudulent eligibility claims, according to a report published Monday.
The Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA) report examined recently released data from state Medicaid agencies. It specifically looked at the government Medicaid funds that were wasted through false hospitals’ presumptive eligibility (HPE) determinations.Read More
Over 60 Percent of Americans Say They Will Not Get a First Generation Coronavirus Vaccine
Sixty-one percent of Americans surveyed now say that they would not get a first-generation coronavirus vaccine as soon as it available, an Axios-Ipsos poll shows.
The percentage is eight points lower than a month ago, a drop that is reflected among both Democrats and Republicans, the Ipsos index shows. The United States is approaching 200,000 coronavirus deaths, according to a Johns Hopkins University database.Read More
Commentary: COVID Authoritarians Got the Science Wrong
A dozen generations or so ago, the scientific method gradually began superseding the method of authority as the most reliable way of knowing the world. We no longer had to accept without question what powerful individuals and institutions asserted; we could observe and test and measure, relying on a more objective approach. This profound shift in focus helped the human family take steps away from darkness and toward light. But apparently the light was too bright.Read More
Just the News Launching TV Initiative, Partnering with Real America’s Voice Network
Just the News announced Tuesday it is getting into the television business, forging a strategic partnership with Real America’s Voice (RAV-TV) to provide daily news content and original shows for the fledgling digital news channel founded in 2018.
Real America’s Voice is owned by Performance One Media, a successful media solutions company that operates several successful digital content channels, including the popular Weather Nation.Read More
Secrecy Requirement Could See 100,000 Pennsylvania Ballots Disqualified, Dem Official Says
As many as 100,000 Pennsylvania voters could have their ballots discarded in November due to a state law that requires absentee ballots to be returned inside a secrecy sleeve, according to a Democratic official on the Philadelphia city commission.
Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court ordered election officials to discard “naked ballots” in a decision issued last week, a move that could result in tens of thousands of ballots disqualified in a critical battleground state, City Commissioner Lisa Deeley wrote in a letter to Republican state legislators.Read More
Commentary: Dear GOP Senate, Please Get This Right!
As Jack Nicholson said in “Terms of Endearment,” you were just inches from a clean getaway.
Armed with a wholly unimpressive list of accomplishments from the past four years, with the exception of confirming hundreds of federal judges, you were prepared to return home to defend your paltry record with little more than the argument that the other side is much, much worse. Which, lucky for you, is true.
Senate GOP Lines up with Trump to Quickly Fill Court Seat
Senate Republicans have swiftly fallen in line behind President Donald Trump’s push to fill the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Supreme Court seat as one of the last holdouts, Sen. Mitt Romney, said Tuesday he supports a vote despite Democrats’ objections it’s too close to the Nov. 3 election.
Trump, who will announce his nominee Saturday, is all but certain to have the votes to confirm his choice.Read More
Steve Bannon Explains How Florida is the Key to a Trump Victory on November Third and How the Dems Plan to Steal It
Live from Virginia Tuesday morning on The John Fredericks Show – weekdays on WNTW AM 820/ FM 92.7 – Richmond, WJFN FM 100.5 – Central Virginia, WMPH AM 1010 / FM 100.1 / FM 96.9 (7-9 PM) Hampton Roads, WBRG AM 1050 / FM 105.1 – Lynchburg/Roanoke and Weekdays 6-10 am and 24/7 Stream – host Fredericks welcomed Steve Bannon to the show.
During the show, Bannon reiterated that it was time for all Trump supporters to step up and make getting out the vote their primary objective. He goes on to explain how the Democrats are preparing to steal the vote after a Trump victory on November third and that Florida is the key.Read More
Trump Intends to Visit Virginia After Denouncing Gov. Northam and Endorsing Bob Good
President Donald Trump announced his intentions to visit Virginia after denouncing Governor Ralph Northam and endorsing congressional candidate Bob Good.
Trump tweeted his remarks on the first day of Virginia’s early voting and submission of absentee ballots, September 18.Read More
Marsha Blackburn Discusses Her New Book, SCOTUS Confirmations, and Violent Mobs
Tuesday morning on The John Fredericks Show, host John Fredericks welcomed Tennessee US Senator Marsha Blackburn to the show to discuss her new book, SCOTUS nominees, and the violence of the mobs.Read More
Passionately Catholic: Embrace Life
There are new terms that have recently entered our daily vocabulary. One of these rather annoying terms is social distancing. Who would have imagined that there would be six foot markers on the floors of commercial retail and even religious establishments, indicating our limitations to access one another.Read More
Parents Fume Over Kids Turning into Zoom Zombies
The Richmond Public Schools (RPS) leadership team presented initial schedule adjustments for all grade levels to its school board during a meeting Monday night.
The board did not vote to adopt any of the proposed scheduling adjustments.Read More
Chesapeake Passes Second Amendment Sanctuary Resolution
The Chesapeake City Council voted 6-1 with one “present” vote to approve a Second Amendment sanctuary city resolution on Tuesday evening. The council also voted to add a clause to the resolution asking “the Governor of Virginia and the General Assembly to preserve the authority of local governing bodies to make legislative decisions to the best interest of the citizens.”Read More
TRUMPDATE: Latest from the Team Trump Virginia Campaign for September 23
Welcome to a new Wednesday edition of our daily Virginia Trump campaign update! We will provide our readers with daily updates on the Trump Virginia campaign from today to November 3 (and after…if need be!).
It’s officially 41 days until the election on November 3 – and six days until President Trump and Joe Biden square off in the first presidential debate.Read More
Babies Lives Matter Backs Down BLM
Venture Richmond has canceled plans to paint a “Black Lives Matter” mural on Grace Street in Richmond. The change in plans came two weeks after local businessman Mike Dickinson submitted a permit request to paint a “Baby Lives Matter” mural on Hamilton Street in front of a Planned Parenthood office.Read More