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The Epoch Times
Providing independent journalism covering today's most important topics, The Epoch Times takes a tough stance on the dangers posed by communism around the globe, with special focus on CCP-controlled China. Also covered are traditional values such as family, moral codes, freedom, the arts, natural health, food, travel, and more.
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news websites & publications
Acton Institute (Religion & Liberty) Search - https://search.acton.org/
^Adam B. Coleman @Muckrack - https://shorturl.at/gFKS8
AllNewsPipeline - https://www.allnewspipeline.com/
America First Report (far-right) - https://americafirstreport.com/
American Action News - https://americanactionnews.com/
The American Conservative - https://www.theamericanconservative.com/
American Family News (Christian) - https://afn.net/
American Greatness (right) - https://amgreatness.com/
American Liberty News (right) - https://americanliberty.news/
The American Spectator - https://spectator.org/
American Thinker (about) - https://www.americanthinker.com/
AP News (tends left) - https://apnews.com/
^Augusto Zimmermann, PhD, Legal Scholar @Creation.com:
Axios - https://www.axios.com/top
BECKER NEWS (far-right/conspiracy theory) - https://beckernews.com/
^Ben Weingarten (right) - https://benweingarten.com/
BPR Business & Politics - https://www.bizpacreview.com/
Big League Politics - https://bigleaguepolitics.com/
The Blaze (far-right) - https://www.theblaze.com/
Blaze media (far-right) - https://www.theblaze.com/
boardreader, connecting communities through search - https://boardreader.com/
Bongino Report - https://bonginoreport.com/
Breitbart - https://www.breitbart.com/
CD Media - https://creativedestructionmedia.com/
Canada Free Press (far right) - https://canadafreepress.com/
Chronicles, a Magazine of American Culture - https://chroniclesmagazine.org/
City Journal - https://www.city-journal.org/?wallit_nosession=1
^Clifford Thies @Google Scholar - https://t.ly/qTA-b
CNS News - https://www.mrctv.org/division/cnsnews
The Conservative Caucus - https://theconservativecaucus.org/
TCC Drain the Swamp Brief - https://theconservativecaucus.org/in-the-news
Conservative News and Views - https://cnav.news/
Conservative Review - https://www.conservativereview.com/
Daily Caller (right) - https://dailycaller.com/
The Daily Signal @The Heritage - https://www.dailysignal.com/
The Daily Wire (far-right) - https://www.dailywire.com/
Defense of Liberty PAC - https://defenseoflibertypac.com/
Democracy Now! - https://www.democracynow.org/
digg (variety news) - https://digg.com/news
^DonaldJTrump.com/News - https://www.donaldjtrump.com/news
The Federalist - https://thefederalist.com/
The Federalist Papers - https://thefederalistpapers.org/
First Things (interreligious/nonpartisan) - https://www.firstthings.com/
Fox News (personally, not a fan) - https://www.foxnews.com/
The Washington Free Beacon - https://freebeacon.com/
FreedomWatch - https://www.freedomwatchusa.org/
FreedomWorks - https://www.freedomworks.org/
Free Republic (Libertarian online message board) - freerepublic.com/tag/*/index
FrontPageMagazine (right) - https://www.frontpagemag.com/
The Gateway Pundit (far-right) - https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/
^Gingrich360 (Newt Gingrich) - https://www.gingrich360.com/
GoodNewsNetwork (positive stories) - https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/
GOPUSA - https://www.gopusa.com/
The Heartland Institute (conservative) - https://heartland.org/
Heartland Daily News - https://heartlanddailynews.com/
The Heritage Foundation (conservative) - https://www.heritage.org/
The Hill - https://thehill.com/
HOTAiR (conservative) - https://hotair.com/
Hudson Institute, Inc. - https://www.hudson.org/topics
Human Events - https://humanevents.com/
HumanProgress (optimistic news) - https://www.humanprogress.org/
Simon Abundance Index 2023 @Cato - https://shorturl.at/cfruN
Independent Journal Review (conservative) - https://ijr.com/
Independent Sentinel - https://www.independentsentinel.com/category/home/
JoD Online - https://www.journalofdemocracy.org/jod-online/
Judicial Watch - https://www.judicialwatch.org/
Just the News | JUST NEWS, NO NOISE - https://justthenews.com/
The Last Refuge (conservative misfits…) - https://theconservativetreehouse.com/
Legal Insurrection (conservative law blog) - https://legalinsurrection.com/
The Lever (left) - https://www.levernews.com/
LewRockwell.com/anti-state•anti-war•pro-market - https://www.lewrockwell.com/
Liberty Daily (far-right) - https://thelibertydaily.com/
Liberty Nation News (free thinking/free speech) https://www.libertynation.com/
LifeSiteNews (culture, life & family/Catholic) - https://www.lifesitenews.com/
LifeZette (right) - https://www.lifezette.com/
+LifeZette @Twitter - https://twitter.com/LifeZette
Louder with Crowder (videos) - https://www.louderwithcrowder.com/
Mediaite (media & politics) - https://www.mediaite.com/
mrc, America’s Media Watchdog - https://www.mrc.org/
The Messenger - https://themessenger.com/
Mises Institute (blog) - https://mises.org/power-market
Mises Wire - https://mises.org/wire
mrcNewsBusters - https://www.newsbusters.org/
The National Pulse “radically independent” - https://thenationalpulse.com/
National Review - https://www.nationalreview.com/
Natural News | Truth Matters (right-wing) - https://www.naturalnews.com/
Patriot’s Soapbox - https://patriotssoapbox.com/
^Peter Navarro @Muckrack - https://muckrack.com/peter-navarro
^Peter Navarro @Substack - https://shorturl.at/aqGQV
The New American - https://thenewamerican.com/
New York Post - https://nypost.com/
Newsmax (right) - https://www.newsmax.com/
[NEWSNATION] - https://www.newsnationnow.com/
NewsWars (far-right) - https://www.newswars.com/
Newsweek - https://www.newsweek.com/
Not the Bee (far-right) - https://notthebee.com/
One America News Network (right) - https://www.oann.com/
100PERCENTFEDUP (far-right) - https://100percentfedup.com/
Open Democracy - https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/
OpenSecrets (tracking money in US politics) - https://www.opensecrets.org/
PJ Media (right) - https://pjmedia.com/
The Patriot Post - https://patriotpost.us/
The People’s Cube (Parody) - https://thepeoplescube.com/mother
POLITICALSIGNAL (right) - https://politicalsignal.com/
Politico, US - https://www.politico.com/
Politico, Europe - https://www.politico.eu/politico-print-edition/
Power Line Blog - https://www.powerlineblog.com/
ProPublica Investigative Journalisim (left) - https://www.propublica.org/
RealClearInvestigations - https://www.realclearinvestigations.com/
Reason, Free Minds & Free Markets - https://reason.com/latest/
RedState (conservative) - https://redstate.com/
RenewAmerica (far-right) - https://www.renewamerica.com/
REUTERS - www.reuters.com
Reuters RSS Headlines - https://www.reuters.com/news/archive/rates-rss
Revolver News (right) - https://revolver.news/newsfeed/
Right News Now - https://rightnewsnow.org/
The Right Scoop - https://therightscoop.com/
RTT News - https://www.rttnews.com/default.aspx
Right Wire Report, The Truth Be Told - https://rightwirereport.com/
Salem Radio Network News (conservative) - https://srnnews.com/
Salem Media Group (radio station map) - https://tinyurl.com/3u2ruxmh
Saturday Evening Post (retrogressive) - https://www.saturdayeveningpost.com/
Semafor - https://www.semafor.com/
ScrippsNews (woke) - https://scrippsnews.com/
Time (woke) - https://time.com/
^Jarrett Stedman @The Daily Signal - https://www.dailysignal.com/author/stepmanj/
Townhall (conservative) - https://townhall.com/
+Donald Trump@X - https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump
+Donald J. Trump @TruthSocial - https://truthsocial.com/@realDonaldTrump
^Donald J. Trump website - https://www.donaldjtrump.com/
Truthdig (alternative news) - https://www.truthdig.com/
Twitchy (social media curation site) - https://twitchy.com/
Upshot (NYT visuals) - https://www.nytimes.com/section/upshot
^Victor David Hanson - https://victorhanson.com/
Visual Capitalist - https://www.visualcapitalist.com/
Voice of America English News - https://www.voanews.com/
Voice of Europe - https://www.voiceofeurope.com/
The Wall Street Journal - https://www.wsj.com/
The Washington Examiner - https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/
The Washington Free Beacon - https://freebeacon.com/
!The Washington Times:
Watching America (translates foreign articles into English:
The Week (tends left) - theweek.com
The Western Journal (far-right) - https://www.westernjournal.com/
WHATFINGERNEWS (far-right) - https://www.whatfinger.com/
Wikinews (woke, like Wikipedia) - https://www.wikinews.org/
WLT Report (far-right) - https://wltreport.com/
YouMaker @NTD (The Epoch Times) - https://www.youmaker.com/
[your]NEWS | Know Everything - https://yournews.com/area/top-stories/
For thorough listings:
70 Best Conservative News Sites @Feedspot:
Top 100 Conservative News Sites 2022:
I’ve noted partisan-political orientation for some of the above news sites; however, it’s up to you the reader to decide for yourself, depending upon your own personal viewpoints.
Many of the above sites are subscription-based but do have some free material available.
+Social Media sites which have limited posts unless you sign up/sign in
^ Personal favorite political/economics writers
!Cult alert - WT is owned by the Unification Church/Sun Myung Moon
Spotting Journalist Deception at PubPeer - https://pubpeer.com/static/about
Some tips for evaluating news sites and journal articles:
Authority (the source of the information)
How to Spot Fake News - https://www.lib.sfu.ca/help/research-assistance/fake-news
*As an aside, in our highly partisan-divided country it’s very important to know if the source is left/progressive/liberal/Democrat OR right/conservative/Republican. Sadly, it’s not that easy anymore to find truthful information. For example, Google browser is sold-out WOKE (as an example, search for “climate change.”) The best thing to do is visit a conservative website and explore from there.
Even so, be aware that there are some far-right publications (The Epoch Times, for example) that contain a mixture of truth and conspiracies/false information. Do NOT trust any health information you read in this newspaper, as it’s based on a false religion (Falun Gong/Buddhism).
Suffice it to say, all information we read and/or hear must be filtered through God’s Word, the Bible.
my news rundown & Common sense 101
Common Sense 101
Since it seems to me “common sense” is not too common these days, here I will list some basics, as a refresher course:
christians & Current events
Current times are difficult and tumultuous. Christians are called to share the Gospel; people now more than ever need hope, faith, and encouragement. We can pray for our brothers and sisters around the world in their suffering and persecution.
CBN News (Christian) - https://www2.cbn.com/news
Christian Headlines - https://www.christianheadlines.com/
Christian News - https://yourdailychristiannews.com/
Christian News Network - https://christiannews.net/category/top-stories/
The Christian Post - https://www.christianpost.com/
DISNTR/Politics (Christian) - https://disntr.com/category/politics/
Protestia (Cataloging Theological Mischief-makers) - https://protestia.com/
Unsealed World News (Christian/denomination N/A) - https://www.unsealed.org/
Online Resources for Christians*
“A Biblical Response to Cancel Culture” article here:
Bible, Moral & Family Issues in Government:
Current Events & the Bible:
Connecting Bible Prophecy & Current Events (Dr. David Jeremiah): https://davidjeremiah.blog/connecting-bible-prophecy-and-current-events/
End Times News-Find Christian Links (some websites & blogs to search end-time verses and relate them to current events): https://www.findchristianlinks.com/end-time-news.html
Truth Applied to a World in Need! and other resources (Dr. James Kennedy):
WORLD, Sound journalism, grounded in facts and Biblical Truth:
*Remember that much of what is written is shaped by individual authors’ opinions and Biblical understanding. Read reverently, trusting the Holy Spirit to help you discern truth.
Praying for Our World Today
Lord, Thou knowest my cares and my fears.
Help me to turn them all over to Thee, who has promised to give rest to our souls.
Grant to me now a restful spirit and a peaceful mind, and in quietness and confidence and faith to find new strength.
Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. (Philippians 4:6-7).
Prayer for the world today:
Father God, we pray for our world today. We pray for peace and hope to abound. Many have been troubled by natural disasters, conflict, and the results of a global pandemic. In challenging times, help us turn to you as our source of strength and hope. Merciful Lord, we offer a prayer for your peace to be with all those who have suffered and continue to do so.
In Jesus’ name, amen.
How to Pray for Our Country, Prayer Guide Contents:
Purpose of Intercessory Prayer
Prepare Your Heart
Call to Intercession
Commit to Pray
Also see Christian Worship Page
What to Expect in the Days Ahead (End Times Study):
Some Signs of the End Times:
"Take heed that no one deceives you. For many will come in My name, saying, ‘I am the Christ,’ and will deceive many" (Matt. 24:4-5).
The Sign of Disputes among Nations:
Jesus warned His disciples that the end of the age would be marked by "wars and rumors of wars" with nations rising against each other (Matt. 24: 6,7). As dissension escalates, we can view it as a sign of the times.
The sign of Devastation:
“For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places.” (Matt. 24:7)
Jesus warned of "famines, pestilences, and earthquakes in various places. According to the World Health Organization, there have been recent outbreaks of yellow fever, the plague, Nipah virus, meningitis, and many others. To make matters worse, "superbugs" are developing resistance to antibiotics.
We are also witnessing an increase in the frequency and intensity of earthquakes.
In the Last Days, there will be a marked increase of antagonism toward God's people: "Then they will deliver you up to tribulation and kill you, and you will be hated by all nations for My name's sake." (Matt. 24:9).
Do not be afraid of what you are about to suffer. I tell you, the devil will put some of you in prison to test you, and you will ·suffer [be persecuted/afflicted] for ten days [perhaps a symbolic number meaning a significant and definite time]. But be faithful, even if you have to die, and I will give you the ·crown [a wreath worn to indicate high status or as a reward] of life.
Expanded Bible (EXB)
Read more here - https://davidjeremiah.blog/4-signs-of-the-end-times/
What preparations should Christians make in the End Times?
The enemy wants to deceive and manipulate people’s thoughts. Since the Fall of Man, we gravitate towards evil; and up until the time of Christ’s second coming, we will continue to struggle spiritually.
Christians must uphold the authority of God’s Word in Scripture and reject the enemy’s propaganda outlets, including the media and Internet.
Evaluate all things in light of God’s Word. Trust in God and exercise discernment.
Election Integrity Scorecard
Election Integrity Scorecard/Assessing the Status of State Laws Needed for Election Fairness and Security:
All State Scores/Election Integrity Scorecard:
Policy Agenda Mandate for Leadership:
Mandate for Leadership Conservative Promise e-Book:
A BALANCED LIFE
Life Balance is a principle worth basing our lives around. Moderation in all things prevents obsessions, addictions, and other harmful emotions and behaviors. My website features these four elements (Spiritual, Physical, Mental, and Social/Emotional.
At the center is God/Jesus/Holy Spirit (the Trinity). All other aspects of life revolve around this relationship.
My (life-goal) book “A Balanced Life" will be based on Luke 2:52, and will encompass these four areas of life.
And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man. (NIV)