On September 17, 2020, President Donald Trump announced that the National Endowment for the Humanities had awarded a grant to pay for the creation of a pro-American educational curriculum. In a speech at the National Archives, President Trump made a blistering and well-deserved attack on the forces that have eroded Americans’ understanding and appreciation of…

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Dishonest rhetoric is a major problem in American politics. One example of that problem is the use of misleading terms that make policy proposals or political movements sound nicer and less threatening than they really are. In the 21st century United States, “reproductive health” means abortion, “gaming” means gambling, “sex work” means prostitution, “trans equality”…

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Photo Credit: Spencer Platt via Getty Images The New York City branch of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) has plans for next year. Those plans include supporting a group of New York City Council candidates and—if enough of those candidates are successful—starting a “socialist caucus” on the City Council. As the New York Post…

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The recent death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has created an opportunity for President Donald Trump to nominate another Supreme Court justice. President Trump has announced that he intends to announce a nominee by Friday or Saturday of this week. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has added that he intends to hold…

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the Supreme Court of the United States passed away on September 18, 2020. Ruth Bader was born in Brooklyn, New York on March 15, 1933. In 1954, Bader received a B.A. in government from Cornell University, where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Also in 1954, she married…

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New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms invites our brothers and sisters in Christ throughout the State of New York to join us in prayer during the month of October. We pray: That the Lord will protect the State of New York from a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic; That the Lord would provide a cure…

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On September 10, 2020, New York State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker announced that the State may create a new policy requiring flu shots for students who attend school in person. According to WXXINews.org, “because the testing infrastructure for the flu is the same as what’s used to detect the coronavirus,” a spike in conventional flu…

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On September 15, 2020, President Donald Trump held a White House ceremony to commemorate the signing of the Abraham Accords. The Abraham Accords are a set of agreements by which Israel entered into normal diplomatic relations with Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates. Since the State of Israel was founded in 1948, Arab nations have…

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This week, Albany Update profiles a key State Senate race in the Hudson Valley. In Senate District 40, Sen. Pete Harckham (D-Lewisboro), a first-term senator, will face off against former Westchester County Executive and 2014 gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino (R-Mount Pleasant). This race figures to be hotly contested, as Astorino is—by far—the most well-known Republican…

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