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Amy Coney Barrett hearings conclude: Here’s what happens next in Supreme Court confirmation

on October 16, 2020, 7:54 AM / in News

By Christal Hayes Nicholas Wu  |  USA TODAY WASHINGTON – Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearings are over. The proceedings in the Senate Judiciary Committee didn’t appear to derail her nomination, keeping her on a fast track to be confirmed to the Supreme Court before Election Day. Throughout the four days of hearings, senators peppered President Donald Trump’s nominee with questions about her views on controversial issues that could come before the court, […]

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Webster’s Dictionary alters word’s definition to match senator’s pro-LGBT diatribe

Webster’s Dictionary alters word’s definition to match senator’s pro-LGBT diatribe

on October 15, 2020, 8:08 AM / in National News

The change to the entry for ‘preference’ came on the same day Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) complained to Amy Coney Barrett about the latter’s use of the term ‘sexual preference’ to describe homosexuality. (LifeSiteNews) — After Hawaii’s Sen. Mazie Hirono (D) attacked Judge Amy Coney Barrett for using use the term “sexual preference” to reference homosexuality, claiming that it was “offensive” and […]

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Day 2 of trial examines report on Madison Co. Sheriff’s Department

Day 2 of trial examines report on Madison Co. Sheriff’s Department

on October 15, 2020, 7:42 AM / in Local News

By  Conley Grayson Norris |  WBBJ The two sides argued on the sheriff’s department’s number of staff and pay. “I used a per capita approach, and that is to look at the population and what’s the ratios of officers to the population,” said East Tennessee State University Professor of Criminal Justice Dr. Larry Miller. Miller put together a report on […]

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Did I make a difference?

Did I make a difference?

on October 13, 2020, 8:42 AM / in Opinion, Religion

While searching for a totally unrelated item I came across this from Sept. 2010.  I had totally forgotten writing this but it fit in with my earlier post of today –  Be a LIVING EXAMPLE to others.  I hope it will stir something in those who read it. https://federalobserver.com/2010/09/juntti-did-i-make-a-difference/ Juntti: Did I make a difference? I heard this song by the […]

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NEW Biblical Worldview Resources

on October 12, 2020, 9:08 AM / in Religion

Recent research suggests that only six percent of Americans have a biblical worldview. This means that many of our friends and neighbors — including those who regularly attend church — increasingly do not hold to Christian beliefs and practices. This research also indicates that Christianity’s teachings on abortion, marriage, homosexuality, and other issues debated in the public square are not […]

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Time to Support our General

on October 12, 2020, 8:17 AM / in Opinion

H/T to Judy A close friend in Dallas, who is also an avid Trump supporter, ask that I help her understand what happened at the debate this past Tuesday and help clarify her thinking.  I wrote for her the piece below. My friend wrote back that this had helped her immensely and she has now shared it with 100 friends.  […]

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Kamala Harris Exposed

on October 11, 2020, 10:19 AM / in National News, State News

Special Thanks to Richard

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A Tribute To The Rebel Madman

A Tribute To The Rebel Madman

on October 11, 2020, 8:03 AM / in People

  by Br’er Rabbit The first step in expanding your knowledge on a subject is recognizing that you don’t know all there is to know about that subject. In a way it is similar to the Zen philosophy that one must first empty their cup before it can be filled. If you think you already know all there is to know […]

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Inside Track: What to Look Out for as Barrett Nomination Reaches Senate

Inside Track: What to Look Out for as Barrett Nomination Reaches Senate

on October 11, 2020, 7:34 AM / in National News, Opinion

WASHINGTON (CN) — Confirmation hearings for the judge nominated and all but certain to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U.S. Supreme Court, Amy Coney Barrett, will kick off Monday.  A former law clerk of Justice Antonin Scalia, who like her was Catholic, Barrett graduated with honors from Notre Dame Law School in 1997. She taught there […]

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Colin Kaepernick Calls for Elimination of All ‘White Supremacist’ Police Departments

on October 11, 2020, 7:30 AM / in Opinion

By WARNER TODD HUSTON |  Godfather Politics Former NFL player and national anthem protester Colin Kaepernick called for abolishing America’s police departments and called them “white supremacists.” Kaepernick recently published a screed against law enforcement on his Medium.com page entitled, “The Demand for Abolition.” The one-time NFL quarterback exclaimed that American police forces have “roots in white supremacy and anti-blackness.” He added […]

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Grand jury indicts St. Louis couple who brandished guns at protesters

Grand jury indicts St. Louis couple who brandished guns at protesters

on October 7, 2020, 7:42 AM / in State News

A St. Louis grand jury on Tuesday indicted a white couple, Mark and Patricia McCloskey, for brandishing guns at Black protesters who marched past their home in June. The McCloskeys were charged with two felonies, unlawful use of a weapon and evidence tampering. The McCloskeys confronted protesters who were heading to the home of Mayor Lyda Krewson of St. Louis, […]

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Democrats prepare bill limiting U.S. Supreme Court justice terms to 18 years

on September 25, 2020, 8:09 AM / in News

I am thoroughly convinced that attorneys should never serve in public office. They don’t understand the Constitution. House Democrats are preparing to introduce a bill next week seeking to limit Supreme Court justices to 18-year terms, instead of their current lifetime appointments, Reuters reported Thursday, citing a copy of the bill seen by the news agency. Supporters said the legislation […]

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Newsom bans sale of new gas-powered cars in California by 2035

Newsom bans sale of new gas-powered cars in California by 2035

on September 24, 2020, 7:38 AM / in State News

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) signed an executive order Wednesday requiring all cars sold in the state to be zero-emission by 2035. The order focuses on new car sales, so people will be able to keep or sell their gas-powered cars after 2035. The order was part of the state’s effort to boost electric vehicles in the nation’s biggest automobile […]

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Investigators with the Jackson Police Department are seeking assistance in identifying Shoplifting Suspects.

Investigators with the Jackson Police Department are seeking assistance in identifying Shoplifting Suspects.

on September 22, 2020, 7:37 AM / in Local News

On 09-11-2020 the Jackson Police Department responded to Walmart South in reference to a shoplifting report. Walmart reported a W/F and W/M entered the business and selected an undetermined amount of jewelry. After selecting the merchandise both individuals passed all points of legal sale without rendering payment. Person of Interest #1: W/M, short brown hair, average build, LSW a blue […]

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Trump pulls the plug on TikTok

on September 19, 2020, 11:22 AM / in News

The Trump administration announced Friday that it will ban WeChat and TikTok from U.S. app stores starting Sunday. The order is a significant escalation against the two Chinese-owned apps that have massive user bases in the U.S. WeChat users will also be banned from transferring funds and processing payments through the messaging apps starting Sunday. The Commerce Department restrictions will […]

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Election 2020: Comparing the Biden and Trump Tax Plans

Election 2020: Comparing the Biden and Trump Tax Plans

on September 14, 2020, 6:04 AM / in National News

Now that the conventions of both major parties have wrapped up, we’re heading into the home stretch of the presidential election race. Naturally, taxes will be a major point of contention. By Ken Berry, J.D. – CPA Practice Advisor Tax Correspondent Now that the conventions of both major parties have wrapped up, we’re heading into the home stretch of the […]

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TN risks losing $50M in pandemic food aid

on September 11, 2020, 5:13 PM / in News

In an article by Madalyn Hoerr, Nashville Tennessean: At the risk of leaving more than $50 million in federal funds on the table — and after doubling down on a redundant application process — Tennessee is now scrambling to determine how to distribute pandemic food assistance to low-income families. States have until Sept. 30 to give out cards loaded with funds through a federal program. […]

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Wokeness is in fact a religion

on September 6, 2020, 7:39 AM / in Opinion

By Donald Sensing Katherine Kersten of the StarTribune explains why Woke is the new Puritanism. What is unfolding before our eyes is a new secular religion. For all its claims of “inclusivity,” this new faith is deeply intolerant. It has roots in the American past that would likely surprise its adherents: the Puritan era of our nation’s earliest religious zealots. Progressives are […]

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Good Morning! Today is September 5th, 2020. Our subject Gerald Max Whaley, II

on September 5, 2020, 6:11 AM / in People, Religion

On September 2, of this week Gerald Max Whaley, II left this world into the hands of God. Mr. Gerald Max Whaley, II, age 57, passed away on September 2, 2020, in Jackson, TN. He was born on January 7, 1963, in Humboldt, TN to the late Gerald Max Whaley and Barbara Nash Whaley. Mr. Whaley is survived by his sister, […]

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Beginner’s Guide to Firearm Safety

Beginner’s Guide to Firearm Safety

on September 4, 2020, 6:24 AM / in Opinion

Story by by James  Firearms are fantastic. They can help you put food on the table, have the time of your life, and protect your family. A lot of gun owners treat them as collectors’ items and love tinkering with them, but firearms are not toys. They are weapons that are designed to kill. Firearms are also a tangible symbol of […]

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