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Quote for Today October 23rd

Quote for Today October 23rd

on October 23, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” Mark Twain Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called “the Great […]

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Our Feature for Today

Our Feature for Today

on October 18, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Freida Pinto (born 18 October 1984) is an Indian actress who has appeared mainly in American and British films. Born and raised in Mumbai, she decided to become an actress at a young age. She was educated at St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, where she took part in amateur plays. After graduation, she briefly worked as a model and then as […]

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Quote for Today

on October 17, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into the nest. J. G. Holland Josiah Gilbert Holland (July 24, 1819 – October 12, 1881) was an American novelist and poet who also wrote under the pseudonym Timothy Titcomb. He helped to found and edit Scribner’s Monthly (afterwards the Century Magazine), in which appeared his novels, Arthur Bonnicastle, […]

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Prayer Request

on October 15, 2017, 8:12 AM / in People, Religion

This is a follow-up to a prayer request I sent out the other day, which you may not have gotten (my apologies), but I’m now sharing with a wider audience. The concept that prayers can be felt by the one for whom they are being lifted up is a beautiful mystery that only Christians can even begin to comprehend.  I […]

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Why some people pretend to be busy at work

Why some people pretend to be busy at work

on October 9, 2017, 6:01 AM / in People

Get busy. Nearly three in 10 (29 percent) workers say they don’t drink coffee at work because they are too busy or don’t have time to do it, according to a survey released last week of more than 8,000 workers conducted by polling organization YouGov. Though that study looked at European workers, you can bet many American workers feel the same. Indeed, […]

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Methodist bishop thinks Jesus was a bigot — & several other items

on October 8, 2017, 7:41 AM / in National News, People, Religion

This is just a tiny few of the many articles related to WHY the downward spiral of this nation is taking place.  I have been watching this fall for a good part of my almost 78 years of life.  One of the most blatant in my memories was when the Washington State legislature allowed a iman to speak (or should […]

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“YOU SHALL GO TO WORK”

“YOU SHALL GO TO WORK”

on October 5, 2017, 8:22 AM / in History, People

As Abraham Lincoln’s station in life slowly improved over that of his poor relatives, Lincoln was frequently called upon for assistance. He always displayed a keen interest in the welfare of those who had been close to him in his youth, especially his stepmother, and gave liberally to their aid from his limited means. The following letter to his step […]

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Tennessee father pens emotional letter after son killed in Las Vegas shooting

on October 5, 2017, 6:49 AM / in National News, People, State News

Updated: October 4, 2017, 3:17 pm NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Sonny Melton, of Paris, Tennessee, was among the 59 people murdered in Las Vegas when a gunman opened fire on thousands of concert goers late Sunday night. Melton was enjoying the Jason Aldean concert with his wife, Heather, and reportedly died shielding her from the gunfire. She was never physically […]

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LV Eyewitness Makes Brilliant Statement, ‘In a World Where Everyone’s Kneeling…’

LV Eyewitness Makes Brilliant Statement, ‘In a World Where Everyone’s Kneeling…’

on October 5, 2017, 6:07 AM / in National News, Opinion, People

BY BEN MARQUIS  /   Conservative Tribune Over the past week, Americans have been embroiled in a heated debate over professional athletes kneeling in protest during the playing of the national anthem, a move seen by many as disrespectful to the flag and the men and women who have fought and died to defend the ideals and principles symbolized by that flag and anthem. […]

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Tom Petty, American rock icon, dies at 66

Tom Petty, American rock icon, dies at 66

on October 3, 2017, 7:10 AM / in People

Tom Petty, the American rock icon whose laconic drawl and jangling guitars made him a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and one of the best-selling musicians of all time, died Monday at a Santa Monica hospital after suffering cardiac arrest. He was 66. His death was confirmed by Tony Dimitriades, longtime manager of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. […]

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Remember This One Thing Today

on October 3, 2017, 5:54 AM / in Opinion, People

Many of the gun violence statistics count legitimate self defense, hunting accidents, domestic accidents, and police shoots as mass gun violence. Remember that today as the press talks about “mass shootings.” They have skewed the statistics to make it look far worse than it is. This is done to perpetuate an agenda. Much of the media coverage of Las Vegas […]

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Final Swing

Final Swing

on September 28, 2017, 8:19 AM / in History, International News, National News, People, State News

Good morning, it’s Thursday, September 28, 2017. On this date in 1941, Boston Red Sox star Ted Williams had a decision to make: To play or not to play? His team was on the road, about to take the field for a double-header against the Philadelphia Athletics. It was the last day of the season and neither the Red Sox […]

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Sexism was a ‘major, major factor’ in Clinton’s loss to Trump, Justice Ginsburg says

Sexism was a ‘major, major factor’ in Clinton’s loss to Trump, Justice Ginsburg says

on September 28, 2017, 6:08 AM / in National News, People

By Robert Barnes   /   Washington Post Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg agreed in an interview Tuesday night sexism was a “major, major factor” in Hillary Clinton’s loss to Donald Trump last November.Appearing before an audience at New York City’s 92nd St. Y, Ginsburg was asked by CBS journalist Charlie Rose whether she thought sexism played a role in the presidential […]

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Visionary editor who created Playboy magazine dies at 91

Visionary editor who created Playboy magazine dies at 91

on September 28, 2017, 6:00 AM / in People

By Matt Schudel  /  Washington Post As much as anyone, Hugh Hefner turned the world on to sex. As the visionary editor who created Playboy magazine out of sheer will and his own fevered dreams, he introduced nudity and sexuality to the cultural mainstream of America and the world. For decades, the ageless Mr. Hefner embodied the “Playboy lifestyle” as the pajama-clad […]

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Quote For Today

Quote For Today

on September 23, 2017, 8:29 AM / in History, People

“…The Bill of Rights is a literal and absolute document. The First Amendment doesn’t say you have a right to speak out unless the government has a ‘compelling interest’ in censoring the Internet. The Second Amendment doesn’t say you have the right to keep and bear arms until some madman plants a bomb. The Fourth Amendment doesn’t say you have the […]

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Raging Bull Jake LaMotta dies at 95

Raging Bull Jake LaMotta dies at 95

on September 21, 2017, 7:47 AM / in People

Jake LaMotta, a former middleweight boxing champion immortalized in Martin Scorsese’s film Raging Bull, has died at an Aventura, Florida, nursing home. He was 95. LaMotta turned pro in 1941 after learning to box at an upstate New York reformatory, where he was sent for attempted burglary. The tenacious fighter was best known for his six bouts with Sugar Ray […]

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Paulo Coelho, “The Dead Man Who Wore Pajamas”

on September 13, 2017, 6:54 AM / in Opinion, People

“I remember reading a piece of news on the Internet that a man was found dead in Tokyo on 10 June 2004, dressed in his pajamas. So what? I imagine that most people who die wearing their pajamas either a) died in their sleep, which is a blessing, or b) were in the company of their relatives or on a […]

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One Day at a Time, Lord.

on September 10, 2017, 3:35 PM / in People, Religion

With all that is going on around this world – more specifically all the *disasters* here in America – The entire Western parts of America being on fire – The Hurricanes, Flooding, Tornado’s, and the swarms of Earthquakes in S.E. Idaho. As I was listening to my Sunday morning preachers one of them told a story about a man whistling […]

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“A Tribute to Dogs”

on September 9, 2017, 7:48 AM / in Bedtime Stories, People

by George Graham Vest “George Graham Vest (1830-1904) served as U.S. Senator from Missouri from 1879 to 1903 and became one of the leading orators and debaters of his time. This delightful speech is from an earlier period in his life when he practiced law in a small Missouri town. It was given in court while representing a man who […]

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Helicopter Crash Takes the Life of 1 of Country’s Biggest Superstars

Helicopter Crash Takes the Life of 1 of Country’s Biggest Superstars

on September 9, 2017, 7:42 AM / in People

BY JOE SAUNDERS  /  CT Troy Gentry, the country singer who rose to stardom as half of the duo Montgomery Gentry, died Friday afternoon in a helicopter crash in New Jersey, where the band was to perform a concert. He was 50-years-old. “It is with great sadness that we confirm that Troy Gentry, half of the popular country duo, Montgomery Gentry, […]

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