Articles by: Thomas Ventimiglia

North Korea Building New Ballistic Missile Submarine

North Korea Building New Ballistic Missile Submarine

on October 19, 2017, 7:03 AM / in International News, National News

North Korea initiated construction of a new ballistic missile submarine, US intelligence officials told the Diplomat’s Ankit Panda October 17. US military intelligence assesses that North Korea has started building a “Sinpo-C-class” submarine at the Sinpo shipyard on the country’s east coast, the outlet reports. The sub’s specifications include a displacement of 2,000 tons, a maximum width of 11 meters and a diesel-electric propulsion […]

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Man convicted of plotting to behead blogger Pamela Geller for IS group

Man convicted of plotting to behead blogger Pamela Geller for IS group

on October 19, 2017, 6:59 AM / in State News

BOSTON — A Massachusetts man was convicted Wednesday of plotting to behead conservative blogger Pamela Geller and kill other Americans on behalf of the Islamic State group. Jurors found David Wright guilty of all charges, including conspiracy to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization and conspiracy to commit acts of terrorism transcending national boundaries. The 28-year-old faces […]

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Swedish Ambassador Admits, We’re “In The Process Of Dismantling Democracy”

on October 19, 2017, 6:50 AM / in Opinion

Swedish Ambassador Admits, We’re “In The Process Of Dismantling Democracy” Håkan Juholt, a former leader of the centre-left Social Democrat party and ambassador to Iceland since September, made the comments in an interview with the Svenska Dagbladet newspaper. “How old is your son? Four?” he asks the reporter. “When he is old he won’t be living in a democracy but in a technocracy, or a […]

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Accidental shooting in Jackson

on October 19, 2017, 6:34 AM / in Local News

October 18th at 1:58 p.m., officers of the Jackson Police Department were conducting Quarterly Firearms Training at 226 Cotton Grove Road, Fraternal Order of Police Range, when one of their firearms instructors was accidentally shot by another officer of the Jackson Police Department. Officers at the scene immediately conducted First Aid until Emergency Medical Personnel were able to arrive on […]

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Jefferson Davis school in Mississippi to be renamed after Barack Obama

Jefferson Davis school in Mississippi to be renamed after Barack Obama

on October 19, 2017, 6:00 AM / in State News

By Jessica Chasmar – The Washington Times A predominantly black elementary school in Jackson, Mississippi, named after Confederate President Jefferson Davis, will be renamed after former President Barack Obama, leaders announced Tuesday. Davis Magnet IB PTA President Janelle Jefferson said during the Jackson Public Schools Board of Trustees meeting that school stakeholders voted earlier this month to rename the school Barack Obama Magnet IB, a […]

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The judgmental Nun…

The judgmental Nun…

on October 18, 2017, 9:37 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Editor’s Note: If you have a Catholic upbringing, don’t be offended, we all know we drink A man was in New York on a business trip and decided to head to a bar for a drink. Standing outside the bar was a nun holding a tin cup. As the man threw a few bucks into her cup the nun launched […]

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Deuteronomy 28

on October 15, 2017, 8:39 AM / in Opinion, Religion

In the 28th chapter of Deuteronomy, in the first 14 verses are 25 or more blessings the nation would experience if they would obey His voice. But the 15th verse says, “But it shall come to pass, if thou wilt not hearken unto the voice of the Lord thy God, to observe to do all His commandments and His statutes […]

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Whataburger worker fired for refusing to serve police officers

Whataburger worker fired for refusing to serve police officers

on October 15, 2017, 7:59 AM / in State News

The Term Racist Seems To Be Tossed Around A Lot A worker at a Texas fast-food restaurant was fired after she refused to serve two police officers, the company said Saturday. In a lengthy post on the Denison Police Department’s Facebook page, Chief Jay Burch alleged the officers were cursed at by the employee and that the restaurant manager’s only […]

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Obamacare ~ What’s in a Name?

on October 14, 2017, 8:58 AM / in Opinion

By John Farnam Ft Collins, CO –-(Ammoland.com)- Names and Reputations: “Character is much easier kept than ‘recovered’” ~ Thomas Paine Among most American Indian tribes, at least in the 1800s and before, each individual had a name, but you didn’t get to select it yourself! You were named for some habit or quirk displayed as you grew up. Some were […]

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I’m older and use a lot of 4 letter words

I’m older and use a lot of 4 letter words

on October 14, 2017, 8:43 AM / in Bedtime Stories

I’m older and I use a lot of 4 letter words: What, When ~Your kids are becoming you……but your grandchildren are perfect! ~Going out is good.. Coming home is better! ~You forget names…. But it’s OK because some people forgot they even knew you!!! ~You realize you’re never going to be really good at anything like golf. ~The things you […]

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Spiders

Spiders

on October 13, 2017, 10:56 PM / in Bedtime Stories

If you are offended by vulgarity, we apologize before hand. If you offended by the story, get over it. He smiled as he reflected on how sweet and pure his little girl was. Tears formed in his eyes as he thought about her seeing the wonders of nature through such innocent eyes. Suddenly she just stopped and stared at the […]

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An old-school pharmacy hand-delivers drugs to Congress, a little-known perk for the powerful

An old-school pharmacy hand-delivers drugs to Congress, a little-known perk for the powerful

on October 13, 2017, 8:15 PM / in National News

Erin Mershon  |   Washington Correspondent  |  Stat News. com WASHINGTON — If House Speaker Paul Ryan comes down with the flu this winter, he and his security detail won’t be screeching off toward the closest CVS for his Tamiflu. Instead, he can just walk downstairs and pick up the pills, part of a little-known perk open to every member of Congress, […]

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Kankune and the snow storms

Kankune and the snow storms

on October 12, 2017, 8:38 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Kankune sat at the breakfast table with her husband,listening to the news. Then”Breaking News”was announced: “A blizzard will hit our city in the next 10 hours.We expect 8 to 10 inches of snow. Please park your car on the left hand side of the street,so our snow plows can clear lanes for traffic” Kan immediately rushed out and parked her car […]

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Bancorpsouth Parkway-ALL-lanes closed from Ridgecrest Ext to East end of E Park Sq, Wed, 10/11/2017 at 12 noon until 12am, 1/3/2018.

on October 10, 2017, 3:59 PM / in Local News

Another contribution from the city to the team. Scott Chandler, City Engineer for The City of Jackson, has authorized the temporary road closures, for ALL-LANES of Bancorpsouth Parkway from Ridgecrest Extended to East end of E. Park Square, beginning Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at 12:00 p.m. (noon) until January 3, 2018 at 12:00 a.m. The road closure is for preparations […]

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Einstein giving a speech…

Einstein giving a speech…

on October 10, 2017, 7:19 AM / in Bedtime Stories

When Albert Einstein was making the rounds of the speaker’s circuit, he usually found himself eagerly longing to get back to his laboratory work. One night as they were driving to yet another dinner, Einstein mentioned to his chauffeur (a man who somewhat resembled Einstein in looks & manner) that he was tired of speech-making. “I have an idea, boss,” […]

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Execs at Dove are on their knees begging forgiveness for being racists for this ad? What do you think? Are they racists, insensitive, or neither?

Execs at Dove are on their knees begging forgiveness for being racists for this ad? What do you think? Are they racists, insensitive, or neither?

on October 9, 2017, 8:03 AM / in Opinion

BY THOMAS MADISON  |   Powdered Whig Society I think this is just funny on a variety of levels, but the executives at Unilever are currently lying prostrate on the floor, begging forgiveness for what many are considering the company’s racially offensive hatred toward black people due to the facebook ad, below. I’m sure that images of Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson leading […]

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Jackson Police continue their investigation into a recent shooting.

on October 8, 2017, 7:52 AM / in Local News

Adding to our local problems On October 6, 2017 at approximately 2210 hours, officers with the Jackson Police Department responded to 216 Roosevelt Parkway near building B in regards to a shooting.  Officers found a victim, later identified as Travis Hartshaw, who witnesses say was shot by two black male suspects.  Mr. Hartshaw was transported by EMS to Jackson Madison County General Hospital where […]

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Disorder in the Court

Disorder in the Court

on October 6, 2017, 8:15 AM / in Bedtime Stories

These are from a book called “Disorder in the Court” and are things people actually said in court, word for word, taken down and published by court reporters that had the torment of staying calm while the exchanges were taking place. Reading can be a dangerous thing…… ATTORNEY: What gear were you in at the moment of the impact? WITNESS: […]

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Exclusive video: Burglar robs Hicksville restaurant, prepares meal like a pro

on October 6, 2017, 7:48 AM / in State News

By CeFaan Kim  /   HICKSVILLE, Long Island (WABC) An unusual break-in was caught on camera inside a Mexican restaurant on Long Island. Nelly’s Tacqueria in Hicksville had an unwanted visitor around 2 a.m. on Tuesday. A burglar was captured by surveillance cameras. But does this thief really need the cash, or does he just really love the tacos there? The video […]

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A Better Job

A Better Job

on October 3, 2017, 7:36 AM / in Bedtime Stories

BadBobby’s granddaughter is sitting on the couch with him and studying the wrinkles on his old face. She gets up the nerve to rub her fingers over the wrinkles. She touches her own face and looks more puzzled. Finally the girl asks, “Grandpa, did God make you?” “He sure did honey, a long time ago,” replies her grandpa. “Well, did […]

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