The Senate voted to formally begin debate on the fiscal year 2021 Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the annual defense programs and policy bill.
Posted Friday, July 3rd 2020 at 10:52AM
White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany held a briefing with reporters. She was asked about the reports that Russia offered bounties for the lives of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan as well as President Trump’s tweets concerning the Black LIves Mat ...
Posted Thursday, July 2nd 2020 at 12:07AM
Rudy Giuliani speaks to reporters in the White House driveway. He criticizes the New York Times for reporting on the Russian bounties story, calls Black Lives Matter a Marxist organization, and questions Joe Biden’s cognitive abilities.
Posted Wednesday, July 1st 2020 at 2:30PM
During the reign of Chingli 慶曆 (Qìnglì), 1041–1048, Bi Sheng, a man of unofficial position, made movable type. His method was as follows: he took sticky clay and cut in its characters as thin as the edge of a coin. Each character formed ...
Posted Friday, June 26th 2020 at 4:56PM
I'm not impressed.
JUNE 24, 2020
Senate Democratic Press Briefing on Police Reform
Following a failed Senate procedural vote on police reform legislation, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and other Senate Democrats spoke to reporters. Sena ...
Posted Wednesday, June 24th 2020 at 5:18PM
Beginning in 742, Eurasia entered a 13-year period of major political turmoil, with the regional empires generally suffering "a major rebellion, revolution, or dynastic change." In this year the Second Turkic Khaganate of the eastern Eurasian Step ...
Posted Tuesday, June 23rd 2020 at 10:10PM
Short for Stem-Branch or Gan-Zhi, the Heavenly Stems and Earthly Branches are the most important counting system in the Chinese calendar. There are 10 Stems and 12 Branches.
The Ten Heavenly Stems are Jia, Yi, Bing, Ding, Wu, Ji, Gen ...
Posted Tuesday, June 23rd 2020 at 4:30PM
June 11, 2020
First day of in-person, on-campus instruction will be August 24, 2020
West Chester University President Christopher Fiorentino released a message today announcing that WCU will reopen on time for the fall 2020 semester on August 2 ...
Posted Tuesday, June 23rd 2020 at 3:12PM
This is what I heard:
At one time the Buddha was in Rajagriha, staying on Mount Gridhrakuta. Accompanying him were a multitude of leading monks numbering twelve thousand persons. All were arhats whose outflows had come to an end, w ...
Posted Saturday, June 13th 2020 at 1:04AM
Rājagriha ［王舎城］ (; Pali Rājagaha; Ōsha-jō): The capital of the kingdom of Magadha in ancient India. One of the largest cities in India in Shakyamuni’s time, it was a center of cu ...
Posted Thursday, June 11th 2020 at 4:47PM
Published on Jun 9, 2020
New details are emerging in the story of Martin Gugino suggesting he was an anarchist and a possible member of radical left-wing groups like Antifa. Even other protesters that day said they thought he was trying to provoke t ...
Posted Thursday, June 11th 2020 at 11:33AM
Words and Phrases of the Lotus Sutra, The ［法華文句］ (Chin Fa-hua-wen-chü; Hokke-mongu): One of T’ien-t’ai’s three major works, the others being The Profound Meaning of the Lotus Sutra and Great Concentr ...
Posted Wednesday, June 10th 2020 at 5:29PM
This is what I heard:
At one time the Buddha was in Rajagriha, staying on Mount Gridhrakuta. Accompanying him were a multitude of leading monks numbering twelve thousand persons. All were arhats whose outflows had come to an end, who had no more e ...
Posted Wednesday, June 10th 2020 at 10:46AM
Saturday on Fox News Channel’s “Justice,” host Jeanine Pirro declared the circumstances that led to the death of George Floyd while in the custody of Minneapolis police must be handled with “zero tolerance.”
Transcript as follows:
Posted Sunday, June 7th 2020 at 1:04PM
1. radical (of a kanji character)
2. Radical (Chinese character) A Chinese radical is a component of a Chinese character. The term may variously refer to the original semantic (meaning-bearing) element ...
Posted Saturday, June 6th 2020 at 9:00PM
For anyone that missed it the Russian crew at MSNBC has added to its ranks today. Joining comrade Wallace was not-so-recently-recruited comrade Weismann, and newest to the cohort, comrade Page. They join long-time supporter comrade Grey and reportedl ...
Posted Friday, June 5th 2020 at 11:35PM
This was the first time I had ever voted in a Democrat primary and I learned a few things. I changed my party registration back in March so I could vote for Bernie. That was before he wimped out and the Wuhan invaded...
Posted Tuesday, June 2nd 2020 at 5:35PM
The Mulford Act was a 1967 California bill that repealed a law allowing public carrying of loaded firearms. Named after Republican assemblyman Don Mulford, and signed into law by then governor of California, Ronald Reagan, the bill was crafted in res ...
Posted Saturday, May 30th 2020 at 5:24PM
Writing in a journal is a great way to de-stress and keep a record of your life, but starting one can be daunting. Read on or watch the video below to see some of our favorite tips on how to journal, topics to write about, and more.
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Posted Thursday, May 28th 2020 at 9:17PM