Tag: COVID-19

Communists Use COVID as Pretext for Persecution: Xi’s China Church Crackdown Worse Than Under Mao

Christians in China say the latest wave of persecution against them is worse than what the church experienced during the height of Mao’s Cultural Revolution. Christians have suffered ongoing pressures under President Xi Jinping, but they say government oppression has intensified since the onset of the global Covid-19 pandemic earlier this year. July 22nd, 2020: […]

It’s Official: America Is Following China’s Lead – Contact Tracing Is Here – Say Goodbye to Freedom and Hello to State Control

  In May we reported on our concerns with contact tracing and our loss of freedom as a result of this practice.  We reported that contact tracers will track you and tell you what you can and cannot do. You will be a puppet of the state. You must do what they say for the greater good. […]

John MacArthur’s Calif. Church Will Defy Newsom’s Church Ban: ‘Christ, not Caesar, Is Head of the Church’

Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, Calif., announced on Friday that it would continue to hold in-person services despite a new edict by Gov. Gavin Newsom shuttering churches, restaurants, bars, fitness centers, hair salons, and barbershops in dozens of counties “indefinitely.” “We cannot and will not acquiesce to a government-imposed moratorium on our weekly congregational […]

How COVID-19 is accelerating the shift to a cashless society

Tom Ivory, the founder of the Baker Street Bread Co. in Philadelphia’s Chestnut Hill section, fought a valiant effort for years to rein in bank fees by imposing a minimum credit card purchase of $10. But more customers wanted to go cashless, and Ivory eventually relented and accepted plastic for any transaction, no matter how […]

The (near) cashless society arrives

People have suddenly stopped using money — of the bill-and-coin variety — for fear it may spread the virus. Some worried shopkeepers have stopped accepting it, too. Why it matters: The coronavirus may have changed our buying and payment habits forever. Online shopping is through the roof, and consumers are rushing to get “contactless” credit and debit […]

Coronavirus: Trump terminates US relationship with WHO

The president has accused the WHO of failing to hold Beijing to account over the coronavirus pandemic. “China has total control over the World Health Organization,” the president said while announcing measures aimed at punishing Beijing. Washington will redirect funds to other bodies, he said. The WHO, a UN agency that helps countries promote healthcare […]

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz Questions Whether Worship Is Essential

“I think the case that the president is making and that may be up for debate in this country of deeming houses of worship essential, essential services and that’s one that we take into consideration,” the Democrat governor said during an hour-long briefing on opening up religious services during the coronavirus lockdown. During the briefing, […]

WHO’s exclusion of Taiwan from coronavirus assembly leads more nations to sound the alarm

Global leaders have joined the United States’ call for the World Health Assembly [WHA] on the coronavirus to include Taiwan. In a letter to the World Health Organization sent last week, the U.S. made a bipartisan appeal to allies for support in confronting the World Health Organization over its exclusion of the island nation. Taiwan has conducted perhaps the most effective containment of the […]

Some Idaho businesses have gone cashless, raising the question: Is that legal?

Are you paying with cash or card? That’s a question we’ve heard time and time again, but since the COVID-19 outbreak, you might be hearing less of it and instead, businesses might be saying “card only.” COVID-19 concerns have some businesses transitioning to cashless payment methods. You brought this to our attention after talking about […]

China ramping up coronavirus disinformation campaign on Twitter, State Dept. says

China’s Communist Party and government are stepping up the use of Twitter to spread disinformation that Wuhan was not the origin of the coronavirus outbreak and that China is helping the world recover, the State Department said. The department’s Global Engagement Center, the unit charged with countering foreign propaganda and disinformation, recently discovered a cluster of what it called “inauthentic” Twitter accounts used to support […]