• Have we forgotten the lessons of 1620?

    My 13th great grandfather was William Bradford, co writer of the Mayflower Compact and eventual leader of the Pilgrims who came to America on the Mayflower in 1620. There were some 102 passengers and about 30 crewmen on that ship that braved horrible weather, disease, and other hardships to come to this new place that …

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  • The power of suggestion

    The FDA has denied in court that it forbid using Ivermectin as a treatment for COVID. Yet, Doctors who used the very effective treatment of Ivermectin to combat COVID were ridiculed, censored and many lost their jobs. Now the FDA is saying that it doesn’t know anything about any ban on Ivermectin for COVID. Just …

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  • The Farm Chronicles: The old brown snowsuit

    If you grew up in the Northeastern Ohio snowbelt, you remember the fierce snowstorms. It goes beyond the ever-growing legends about walking five miles to school in the winter, in three feet of snow, and barefoot—for a little added emphasis. In our case, school was too far away for us to walk, but the barn …

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  • The unholy election influence alliance

    There is an unholy alliance of collusion between government, media and business. The underpinnings of the Constitutional Republic are threatened by this powerful alliance. Government has become so large that it must support socialistic and communistic efforts to self-perpetuate. Media has become infiltrated with socialists and Marxists who despise those who offer dissenting opinions. Big …

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  • Stupidocrisy: Ignoring the gaslit youth

    Exit polls on election day indicated that young people came out in droves to vote. They were all fired up about abortion. That should tell us a lot about the future of this country, and, quite frankly, how we are getting there. Many news outlets reported the shocking display of youth power in the midterm …

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  • Schumer invites Republicans to join mainstream

    Now that it looks like the Democrats are going to keep the Senate and the Republicans might bring the House of Representatives under their control, Democrat Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) is extending a bipartisan olive branch—to some. On Monday’s CNN “This Morning,” Schumer said that he was going to meet with Senate Minority …

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  • Reform or tyranny

    Politically, he must be the greatest president ever. Here is a guy who has run the country amuck with an energy crisis, inflation crisis, foreign policy crisis, crime crisis, border security crisis-you name it and it’s going wrong. Three-quarters of Americans exiting the polls said they were angry about the direction of the country. Yet, …

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  • The Farm Chronicles: A call from the grave

    Imagine two men talking over a cup of coffee about their future families, and three hundred years later their granddaughter and grandson were married. Think about all the things that had to fall into place for that to happen. All the trials and tribulations, joys and tragedies in between. My 11th great grandfather on my …

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  • America in crisis

    All the pundits are trying to dissect the recent midterm elections. They are saying that candidates hand-picked by Donald Trump underperformed; that abortion played a major role in stemming a Republican tidal wave when voters actually voted. They put it in terms of politics and political parties. I woke up at about four this morning …

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  • Time to put up

    Warning up front: This might be a very difficult Jot to read. For years, conservative Christians have been wringing their hands over the past election results and the resulting heavy handedness of a Marxist-inspired government leadership. We have endured name calling, hate speech, curbing and censorship of our religious rights and guarantee of freedom to …

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  • The Farm Chronicles: Halloween in Wayland

    Back in the 1950’s and ‘60’s, we didn’t have the information age booming in our faces every hour of every day. We did have a newspaper, a radio station and three television stations, not counting the UHF stations that you could dial in if the weather was right. So we didn’t know a lot about …

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  • Wake up, really

    One of the most disturbing polls taken to date states that “When asked which institutions can help create meaningful change in a divided nation, Americans overwhelmingly believe the government (at the national, state and local levels) is responsible for curing the ills of the United States.” According to this Barna poll, “Half of Americans see …

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  • Stupidocrisy: A peek into America’s future

    A peek into America’s future: Once the leader of the free world, morally, spiritually, and economically, America has less than a month’s supply of diesel fuel and only three month’s supply of gasoline as its leadership is transitioning the country from petroleum products to solar, wind and electric power. This has weakened the American military …

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  • It takes just one

    Along about 1992, our 14 year-old son brought home a brochure from school. This brochure was stirring up a lot of commotion on the bus. Kids were passing it, and others like it, around, showing it to the younger kids on the bus, embarrassing the young girls and causing a lot of disruption for the …

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  • The cure that’s worse than the cause

    The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted unanimously on October 20 to recommend the Centers for Disease Control add COVID 19 vaccines to the 2023 schedule of child and adolescent immunization schedules. The Moderna, Pfizer, and Novavax serums were accepted by the ACIP despite the “vaccines” being experimental, exponentially waning effectiveness, and the very …

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  • Daily Jot Special Report: Over 300 Children Fed Word of God and Food

    By Pastor William Agbeti, Daily Jot and Living Spring Church, Ghana Over 100 Children find salvation in Christ Since the outbreak of COVID-19, we have constantly been innovating to find lasting solutions to the food, spiritual and material needs of the vulnerable in society. Our latest innovation is the creation of a major collaborative program …

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  • The Farm Chronicles: The trial by sawtooth and fire

    When I was a kid, we often went to Cook Forest, a state park in Northwestern Pennsylvania, for weekend camping trips in the 1950s-60s with Mom and Dad’s friends—the Flynns and McCarthy’s. As a kid, there was a lot to do at Cook Forest. There were trails to follow, wildlife to see, the most majestic …

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  • Boston U denying the undeniable

    Boston University scientists deny that they conducted gain of function research resulting in a vaccine-resistant strain of COVID, called Omicron S, that is five times more infectious than Omicron and killed 80-100% of the mice used for experiments. Gain of Function is defined by The National Library of Medicine as “experimentation that aims or is …

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  • Stupidocrisy: The Pelosi Punch

    A very calm Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) was in her Capitol Hill office on January 6, 2021 observing President Donald Trump’s speech and watching protesters gather by the capitol. Her daughter Alexandra was filming her. We know this because the video aired for the first time October 13 on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360. Pelosi, wearing a …

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  • Researchers creating more deadly COVID strain

    We heard throughout the entire COVID 19 pandemic that reasonable people must follow the science. Yet, the science that was repeatedly followed was political science as dissenting science was censored. Now scientists at Boston University, and supported by Harvard, Cleveland Clinic, Layola University, and University of Wisconsin, among others, have collaborated on developing a strain …

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  • Using the Bible to justify evil

    Virginia Democratic state Delegate Elizabeth Guzman told local ABC 7 News on October 13 that she planned to introduce a bill to make it a felony if parents do not affirm their child’s sexual orientation or gender identity. And she is using the Bible to justify her position. In response to a question about whether …

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  • The Farm Chronicles: My shootin’ shell 45

    Of all my favorite toy guns growing up on the farm, the Mattel Shootin’ Shell .45 was the best. It was a realistic pistol modeled after the guns all the cowboys used in the Westerns. Nickel-plated, double action, side-loaded, pretty much like the real thing. It shot these .22-sized bullets. No, not real bullets, but …

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  • Targeting free speech and religion

    Recent headlines continue to tell the story of how freedom of speech in America is under attack by socialists in the Democratic Party. In California, for example, Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law to discipline doctors with possible suspension of their licenses for spreading “misinformation” or “disinformation” about COVID 19. The law …

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  • Stupidocrisy: Bureaucratic medicine

    A study of nearly 31,000 people conducted by Moderna and Kaiser Permanente found that those who received three Moderna mRNA doses of COVID-19 vaccine were more likely to contract COVID than unvaccinated people. The study also concluded that the four-dose vaccine effectiveness disappeared beyond 90 days altogether. In a separate study, Swedish researchers also concluded …

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  • Kill and confront the extremist movement

    One thing for certain: Anything a liberal politician accuses others of being or doing, that politician is judging from the content of his or her own heart. In the race for US Senate in Ohio, Democratic Congressman Tim Ryan is taking on Republican upstart J.D. Vance. On September 13, Ryan told MSNBC’s Morning Joe, “We’ve …

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  • The curse of a lack of common sense

    It takes no real genius to discern that America is in terrible shape economically, socially and morally. The headlines alone offer little hope for the immediate future. And when one looks toward the future, there are tremendous clouds on the horizon. Schools are sexualizing children. Parents are allowing school systems and local governments to sexually …

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  • The Farm Chronicles: The cellar of refuge

    The farm house of our family homestead was built around 1818. The original structure was a 1 ½ story with a main room that served as a multipurpose kitchen and dining area and another room that might have been a living area. A rough stairs reached up to the loft above the kitchen, where my …

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  • Release of the Blue Horse

    Democracy is about everyone getting a vote and majority rule, irrespective of laws. That’s really the bottom line. And Democrats support democracy. Therein is the danger. A Constitutional Republic, which governs the US, requires voters to be qualified and they elect representatives to make laws and vote on policies, according to the governance of the …

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  • Stupidocrisy: Planned Parenthood

    Planned Parenthood is accelerating abortion promotion in the wake of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v Wade. In September, the infanticide organization launched a billboard campaign to alert citizens about states that protect the right to kill babies in the womb. The billboards, which announce that the state protects abortion rights and gives a website …

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  • The end is not yet

    The headlines are full of quotes from people who are pounding the war drums. So much so that many Christians believe the world is now in apocalyptic times. They say that the seals of the four horses of the apocalypse have been released. Revelation 6 speaks of the Lamb of God opening seals that result …

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  • Changing the narrative on infanticide

    Several years ago, I did a teaching for youth church on the book of Romans. To set things up, I asked the class questions about what they knew about Rome. They named a few things—that it was the capital of the world at the time; it was the center of a pagan society; that homosexuality …

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  • The Farm Chronicles: Autumn on the rise

    Along about the end of August in Northeast Ohio there is a noticeable change in the weather. By the end of September, the short season of autumn is moving through its paces. The nights are crisp, sometimes near freezing. The days are cooler and the warmth of the sun is a welcome relief to the …

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  • Top of Mind

    An I&I/TIPP Poll, conducted from August 2-4 among 1,335 adults nationwide, shows that 59% are “very concerned” or “somewhat concerned” about Joe Biden’s mental health. Just 39% said they are “not very concerned” or “not at all concerned”. Only 2% said they were “not sure.” The poll has a margin of error of +/-2.8 percentage …

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  • Stupidocrisy: The government god complex

    Florida Republican governor Ron DeSantis has declared an emergency over Hurricane Ian. Amidst evacuation and contingency plans, DeSantis had to deal with another distraction by Joe Biden and the federal government—COVID vaccinations. Biden is saying that “A vital part for preparing for hurricane season is to get vaccinated now. Everything is more complicated if you’re …

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  • Excessive demonstrations of force

    The FBI is facing public scrutiny for use of excessive force against political opponents of the Biden Administration. So much so that it issued a statement denying a SWAT team was sent to arrest Catholic activist Mark Houck, but did not deny that weapons were pointed at Houck, his wife and children. The widely reported …

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  • The Farm Chronicles: Bicycle adventures

    Griffith Road is a diagonal one mile stretch between old route 627 (now 225) and McClintocksburg Rd. Our farm was located about in the middle of it. Growing up, it was a rare occasion to see two cars travel that road during the day. Might see tractors, even a team of horses pulling a wagon, …

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  • Bipartisan effort to censor free speech?

    The insidious informal relationship between big tech companies and corporate media that has resulted in information control and censorship will become formalized with a bill working its way through the Senate, falsely named the “Journalism Competition and Preservation Act (JCPA).” The Democrat initiated bill would create a national news cartel that, in collaboration with big …

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  • Eyewitness to death trap

    The Epoch Times recounts the story of Gail Seiler who was in Medical City Plano (Texas) hospital with COVID-19, how her doctor told her she was going to die, how her husband smuggled her out of the hospital, and how she lived to tell about it. Unfortunately, hundreds of thousands of COVID patients were not …

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  • Stupidocrisy: Socialist healthcare

    The Daily Jot receives emails almost every day from people who have been harmed by the socialist healthcare system. Here is evidence from real people who have written me their heartbreaking stories about this deadly horror show that has been thrust upon us: A & DW write: “Last Sept. our son-in-law passed with COVID. He …

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  • California attacks free speech

    California’s legislature has pass Assembly Bill 2098 to designate the dissemination of COVID-19 misinformation or disinformation as unprofessional conduct. This means that any doctor that offers alternative protocols to treat COVID-19 could lose their license to practice. It is an egregious affront to freedom of speech and, quite frankly, science. The legislation establishes that the …

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  • The Farm Chronicles: Death of a coach

    I just found out that my high school football and track coach passed away. Martin “Marty” Tausch was 86. He had a profound impact on my life and I’ve been debating how to depict it. I met Coach going into my sophomore year. There was a meeting called of all those who wanted to play …

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  • COVID Update Not Positive

    Recent studies indicate bad news for those who received the experimental use COVID vaccine that many businesses, the military and the government coerced upon the population using fear and political pressure. The Epoch Times has gathered many studies and memos under Freedom of Information (FOIA) requests that reveal an alarming trend of bending or breaking …

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  • Stupidocrisy: Bidenflation

    He keeps saying it. And he keeps expecting people to believe it. Inflation is under control, he says. What planet is Joe Biden on? Have you been to the grocery store lately? Have you filled up your car with gas? Oh yes, gas prices are down a little, but food prices continue to soar. And …

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  • The New Communism

    Communism is on the rise in America and seeks to take over the nation without a single revolutionary shot fired. Communism is found in the public school system. Communism is found in the political system. Communism is found in the federal government. But Communism went out with Gorbechev, right?–The tearing down of the Berlin wall; …

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  • Of newsstands and taking stands

    Some of the headlines in the news right now are indicative of just how upside-down the world is. As a matter of fact, it is amazing that the news media would even give some of these people a headline except the media is about as far from truth and common sense as the earth from …

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  • The Farm Chronicles: Farmball and football

    With football season now kicked off, it reminds me of another game we played on the farm, a way to have some fun and let off some steam. Growing up on the farm was a lot of hard work, especially in the fall when school started. Waking up early in the morning before school and …

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  • How much more does it take?

    The Biden Administration refuses to protect national security by allowing hundreds of thousands of illegals to cross the US border; it has overseen the most intrusive lockdown of citizens and businesses in history; it has coerced, collaborated with and conspired to censor dissent with corporate media and big business; it has used the FBI to …

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  • Stupidocrisy: Mandating Electric Vehicles

    Over the past 60 years that I know of, California has been first. First to institute any hair-brained progressive idea. First to see it fail. First to suffer the consequences of such stupidocrisy. Now along comes the whole green energy thing. And California, leading the West Coast of Washington and Oregon (which are almost as …

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  • Joe Biden’s Democracy

    Joe Biden believes that those who want to make America great again are a threat to democracy. He speaks the truth. In Biden’s mind and those in leadership of the Democratic Party, anyone who supports a Constitutional Republic is a threat to their brand of democracy. Their brand of democracy is the lawless rule of …

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  • Changing times and laws

    There is so much division in this country. It’s not good. We know from Christ’s own words in Mark 3:25 that “if a house is divided against itself, that house cannot stand.” It’s not only that our nation is divided, families are divided. And families are the foundation of society. We are divided by politics. …

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  • The Farm Chronicles: Hay in the barn

    There are a lot of stories about haying season when you grow up on the farm. Putting up hay is a lot of work. It’s hard work. It’s dirty and dusty work. You sweat a lot. You drink a lot of water. You get blisters. Sometimes it’s miserable. And there is always the weather. Those …

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  • Brace yourself: Connecting the dots on the FBI Trump Raid

    NOTE: When writing about God and Jesus, The Daily Jot means YHVH as God and Yeshua Ha Mashiach as Jesus–the actual original names and the true nature and character of them. Many believe the FBI has been politicized to harass and terrorize people without true due process as evidenced by the recent raid on former president …

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