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They Walk on Water

They Walk on Water

on February 21, 2017, 8:26 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Thanks to Thomas for this one. All of his life George from Cape Breton had heard stories of an amazing family tradition. It seems that his father, grandfather and great-grandfather had all been able to walk on water on their 21stbirthday. On that day, they’d walk across the lake to the boat club for their birthday cake. So when George’s […]

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Post navigation ← Older posts Barack Obama’s presidential library may need $1.5 billion

Post navigation ← Older posts Barack Obama’s presidential library may need $1.5 billion

on February 21, 2017, 8:19 AM / in National News

By AgainstCronyCapitalism.com And…Consider this. $1.5 BILLION. If people want to pay for it, so long as it’s not the tax payers, I guess OK. But it is fitting. This guy is something else. The chip on his shoulder will never be dislodged. It is hilarious that this is even a thing. You were the PRESIDENT Mr. Obama. You’ve got nothing […]

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Israeli soldier sentenced to 18 months for killing immobilized Palestinian attacker

Israeli soldier sentenced to 18 months for killing immobilized Palestinian attacker

on February 21, 2017, 8:13 AM / in International News

The Rules have certainly change in our time. An Israeli soldier, Sgt. Elor Azaria, received an 18-month prison sentence on Tuesday for killing a wounded Palestinian knife-attack suspect in a case that has divided Israel. A military court last month found Azaria guilty of manslaughter, which carries a maximum sentence of 20 years. Prosecutors had sought a three- to five-year […]

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Russia’s United Nations ambassador dies suddenly

Russia’s United Nations ambassador dies suddenly

on February 21, 2017, 8:08 AM / in International News, National News

Russia’s United Nations ambassador, Vitaly Churkin, died while working at his desk in New York, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Monday. He was 64. The tough-talking envoy clashed with the U.S. on numerous issues, including the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine. A career diplomat, he also had served as his country’s ambassador to Canada and Belgium, and its liaison […]

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Trump opponents hold ‘Not My Presidents Day’ rallies

Trump opponents hold ‘Not My Presidents Day’ rallies

on February 21, 2017, 8:05 AM / in National News, State News

Crass Behavior Still Rules  Protesters held “Not My Presidents Day” rallies in cities across the country on Monday, using the federal holiday honoring past presidents to criticize President Trump’s policies on issues such as immigration and the environment. “While we acknowledge that Donald Trump holds the current title, the policies he’s trying to put in place are not the beliefs […]

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Trump picks Army strategist H.R. McMaster as national security adviser

Trump picks Army strategist H.R. McMaster as national security adviser

on February 21, 2017, 8:00 AM / in National News

President Trump on Monday announced that he had picked Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, a respected military strategist, as his new national security adviser. McMaster replaces Michael Flynn, who was ousted last week for withholding information on his communication with Russia’s ambassador from Vice President Mike Pence. In an appearance at his Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida, Trump introduced […]

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Trump officials weigh fate of birth-control mandate

Trump officials weigh fate of birth-control mandate

on February 21, 2017, 7:24 AM / in National News

BY JESSIE HELLMANN   /   The Hill The era of free birth control for women could be coming to an end. The requirement that insurance companies cover contraception at no cost is believed to be on the chopping block now that Tom Price has taken over the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Price opposed the mandate as […]

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Melania opens President Trump’s campaign rally with Lord’s Prayer

on February 21, 2017, 7:19 AM / in People, Religion

First lady Melania Trump kicked off President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Melbourne, Florida on Saturday by reciting the Lord’s prayer and telling the crowd she will “always stay true to myself, and be truthful to you.” “I didn’t know Melania would be reading the Lord’s prayer,” Trump said following the first lady’s remarks. The crowd at Orlando-Melbourne Airport greeted […]

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Lawmakers, LGBT advocates far apart on marriage, parenting bills

on February 21, 2017, 7:13 AM / in State News

GOOD THING, TOO! Jake Lowary , with the USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee (it appears that we have few local reporters and now we get the snide opening remarks of the liberal media) opens with the comment: If you’re a man living in Tennessee, state law says you can claim paternity . A man is presumed the father of a […]

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Tennessee to require local government to enact written records policy

on February 21, 2017, 6:13 AM / in Local News, State News

By ROBERT SORRELL | BRISTOL HERALD COURIER Local government entities are working to comply with a new Tennessee law that will require them to have a written public records policy. The new law, which was sponsored by a pair of Knoxville lawmakers, aims to make accessing public records a less confusing process. The bill requires that all government entities in […]

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Modest political protest at Miller Park kicks off ‘Recess Week’ in Chattanooga

Modest political protest at Miller Park kicks off ‘Recess Week’ in Chattanooga

on February 21, 2017, 6:06 AM / in State News

by Tyler Jett  /  Chattanooga Times Free Press Area activists want to put pressure on members of U.S. House and Senate during their beltway break Rachel Hunter told those assembled at Miller Park on Monday evening that she tried to organize a meeting with her representatives. She was alarmed by what she saw on the news about the new presidential […]

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Djedkare Isesi

Djedkare Isesi

on February 21, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

Djedkare Isesi was an Ancient Egyptian pharaoh, the eighth ruler of the Fifth Dynasty in the late 25th century to mid 24th century BCE, during the Old Kingdom period. He likely enjoyed a reign of over 40 years, which heralded a new period in the history of the Old Kingdom. Breaking with a tradition followed by his predecessors since the […]

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News Bulletin

News Bulletin

on February 21, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

He repays those who hate Him to their face, to destroy them. —Deuteronomy 7:10 The news bulletin commanded attention. Several inmates had escaped from a penitentiary. They were armed and considered extremely dangerous. A police spokesman stressed to the community the importance of caution. He said, “These men are desperate. They have nothing to lose. They have killed and could […]

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Boyd Says He Is Not On Witch Hunt Against CVB, But Intends To Seek Full Audit Of Agency; Graham Backs Visitors Bureau 100%

on February 21, 2017, 6:00 AM / in State News

County Commission Finance Chairman Tim Boyd has told Chattanooga Visitors Bureau President Bob Doak that he is “not on a witch hunt” against the CVB, but he said he intends to seek a full audit of the agency. He said he was inspired to “take an even closer look” at the Visitors Bureau after he said Mr. Doak “unleashing a […]

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Bartlett, Arlington teams rated among best in country

Bartlett, Arlington teams rated among best in country

on February 21, 2017, 6:00 AM / in People, State News

Bartlett, Arlington teams rated among best in country Via The Bartlett Express Bartlett High’s cheerleaders were rated as some of the best in the nation in this weekend’s National Cheerleading Championships in Orlando, Fla. They took second place in for Junior Varsity Game Day and eighth place for Junior Varsity Non Tumbling. Arlington High’s cheerleaders were also rated as some […]

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Quote for Today; February 21st

Quote for Today; February 21st

on February 21, 2017, 5:30 AM / in History, People

It is not democracy but unlimited government that is objectionable, and I do not see why the people should not learn to limit the scope of majority rule as well as that of any other form of government. At any rate, the advantages of democracy as a method of peaceful change and of political education seem to be so great […]

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President’s Day

on February 20, 2017, 9:37 AM / in History

Washington’s Birthday is a United States federal holiday celebrated on the third Monday of February in honor of George Washington, the first President of the United States, who was born on February 22, 1732. It can occur on the 15th through the 21st of February inclusive. Traditionally celebrated on February 22—Washington’s actual day of birth—the holiday became popularly known as […]

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A Man with no Ethics: Rep. Steve Cohen: Ethics panel vital to restoring respect for Congress

A Man with no Ethics: Rep. Steve Cohen: Ethics panel vital to restoring respect for Congress

on February 20, 2017, 9:07 AM / in National News, State News

WASHINGTON – Rep. Steve Cohen’s (Cumulative Freedom Index Score: 22%) newest committee assignment isn’t exactly the most sought-after job in Congress, but it does come with considerable clout. Cohen, a Memphis Democrat, was chosen last week by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to sit on the House Ethics Committee, the panel responsible for investigating complaints against Congress members accused of […]

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Schmoozing, boozing and a quiet resignation: Mark Lovell’s 100 days on Capitol Hill

Schmoozing, boozing and a quiet resignation: Mark Lovell’s 100 days on Capitol Hill

on February 20, 2017, 9:01 AM / in State News

As much as we think we may know them, we really don’t…. Isaiah 29:13 ESV  And the Lord said: “Because this people draw near with their mouth and honor me with their lips, while their hearts are far from me, and their fear of me is a commandment taught by men, Joel Ebert and Dave Boucher , The Tennessean After […]

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Kraft Heinz withdraws proposal to merge with Unilever

Kraft Heinz withdraws proposal to merge with Unilever

on February 20, 2017, 8:45 AM / in International News, National News

Kraft Heinz has scrapped its $143 billion merger proposal with Unilever, the companies announced Sunday. The companies said the decision had been made amicably. Kraft Heinz made the surprise offer on Thursday, proposing a price that marked an 18 percent premium on Unilever’s Thursday closing price, but Unilever, which makes Dove soap, Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, and Hellmann’s mayonnaise, […]

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