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Quote For Today

Quote For Today

on September 23, 2019, 6:00 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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Ric Ocasek, frontman and songwriter of the new wave band The Cars, dies at 75

Ric Ocasek, frontman and songwriter of the new wave band The Cars, dies at 75

on September 16, 2019, 6:44 AM / in People

Ocasek co-founded the band in Boston in 1976 and recorded more than a dozen top 40 singles. By Tim Stelloh Ric Ocasek, a co-founder and lead singer of the new wave band The Cars, was found dead in New York City on Sunday, authorities said. Ocasek was 75. The New York Police Department said his body was found in a Manhattan […]

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Quote For Today

Quote For Today

on September 11, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“yes boys and girls… and leftists, we have the right to free speech, but only if it fits the leftists narrative, doesn’t show their stupidity and ignorance and most importantly doesn’t hurt their fragile little egos.” Kris “Tanto” Paronto Kris “Tanto” Paronto is an American author and speaker as well as a former U.S. Army Ranger and CIA security contractor.[1] Paronto is […]

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One Day at a Time, Lord.

on September 10, 2019, 6:00 AM / 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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Why a man bought 100 generators: The urgency of true community

on September 9, 2019, 6:46 AM / in People, Religion

By Jim Denison A man walked into a Costco store in Florida and bought one hundred generators. They cost him $450 each. Why would one person need one hundred generators? He wouldn’t, but people in the Bahamas would. He sent them all there by boat, but that’s where the story ends. He doesn’t want to be named, asking that people […]

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A Helping Hand

A Helping Hand

on September 8, 2019, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

To him who is afflicted, kindness should be shown by his friend. —Job 6:14  Read: Luke 5:17-26 A college student named Kelly shattered her arm in the first volleyball game of the season. This meant she couldn’t work at her part-time job. Then her car stopped running. To top it all off, the young man she had been dating stopped […]

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‘Monsoon” – ‘The Last Ones’ – ‘I love you now and forever’

on September 7, 2019, 7:23 AM / in Opinion, People, Religion

I have three separate items that popped  up on my screen this morning –  all related in a way to each other.  I hope they touch each of you as they do me. This first one was written by my granddaughter who lives in N. Thailand.  She wrote this yesterday relating her night and day during Monsoon season there,  I […]

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Gun Violence Solution; Church Membership; Drag Queen Story Hour; Values Voter Summit

on September 5, 2019, 7:44 AM / in People, Religion

Jesus said to him, ‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind’ …’You shall love your neighbor as yourself. ‘ (Matthew 22:37-39 NKJV) Tony Perkins (bio) is the fourth and longest-serving president of FRC and is an ordained Southern Baptist pastor. His advocacy for life, faith, family, and religious […]

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Brad Pitt on ‘pain, grief and loss’: Making peace with our past

Brad Pitt on ‘pain, grief and loss’: Making peace with our past

on September 5, 2019, 6:47 AM / in People, Religion

By Jim Denison  |  Denison Forum  Brad Pitt is back in the news, and for more than his next movie. Ad Astra premiered at the Venice Film Festival and will be theatrically released in the US on September 20. Pitt plays an astronaut who goes into space in search of his lost father, whose experiment threatens the survival of humans […]

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Mom of Texas baby shot grateful for answered prayer: ‘God does not cause tragedies like this’

Mom of Texas baby shot grateful for answered prayer: ‘God does not cause tragedies like this’

on September 5, 2019, 6:11 AM / in People, Religion

By Jeannie Law | Christian Post  A 17-month-old girl was among the dozens of people shot in a mass shooting on Saturday in Odessa, Texas, and the toddler’s mother says she doesn’t believe God is behind such tragedies. Rather, God is helping them get through it all. Anderson Davis was strapped next to her twin brother in car seats that were […]

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“I LOVE YOU NOW AND FOREVER”

on September 4, 2019, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

As I was paging thru my bible this morning I came across a small clipping that I had cut out and saved some time in the past. It held meaning to me for several reasons – first is memories of when my grandmother died in 1946.  I remember watching so many relatives, aunts and uncles, and others of the family […]

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Actress Valerie Harper, best known as Rhoda from ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show,’ dies at 80

on August 31, 2019, 5:51 AM / in People

The Emmy winning actress is best remembered as the funny, brash Rhoda Morgenstern, who was a perfect complement to the perpetually cheerful lead character of “The Mary Tyler Moore Show.” She died Friday from cancer, after having survived lung and brain cancer in recent years, the AP reported. Her sidekick character was so popular, it was spun off into “Rhoda,” […]

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The Long Count

on August 30, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Good morning, it’s Friday, August 30, 2019. In yesterday’s missive, I wrote that heavyweight boxer Gene Tunney knocked out Jack Dempsey to win the title and retired undefeated. This statement was a work of art, of sorts: two historical errors in one sentence. So let’s get this out of the way now, with a nod to astute readers Richard Freiman […]

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Mythbusters’ Jessi Combs dies while trying to break land speed record

Mythbusters’ Jessi Combs dies while trying to break land speed record

on August 29, 2019, 7:58 AM / in People

Racer and TV personality Jessi Combs was killed when she crashed trying for a land-speed record, her team confirmed Wednesday. The 39-year-old former Mythbusters host, known as “the fastest woman on four wheels,” was trying to break the Women’s Land Speed Record of 512 mph set in 1976 by Kitty O’Neil when her 52,000 horsepower jet-powered car crashed on a […]

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Cause Celebre

on August 29, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Good morning. It’s Thursday, August 29, 2019. Fifty-six years ago today, an impressive collection of Hollywood stars made their way back to Los Angeles. These A-listers had come to the nation’s capital in support of civil rights. At the March on Washington, some had performed songs, others had given interviews, and all had listened to Martin Luther King Jr. and […]

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Second-grade student helps classmate with autism, photo goes viral: Defending biblical morality with compassion

on August 28, 2019, 6:11 AM / in People, Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison Christian Moore is an eight-year-old in Wichita, Kansas. On his first day of school this year, he noticed that a fellow classmate named Connor Crites was crying. Christian walked over, took Connor’s hand, and led him into their elementary school. He didn’t know that his new friend is autistic. Christian’s mother took a heartwarming photo of […]

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Vesna Vulović 

Vesna Vulović 

on August 28, 2019, 6:03 AM / in People

Vesna Vulović (1950–2016) was a Serbian flight attendant who holds the Guinness world record for surviving the highest fall without a parachute: 10,160 metres (33,330 ft). She was the sole survivor after a briefcase bomb tore through the baggage compartment of JAT Flight 367 on 26 January 1972, causing it to crash over Czechoslovakia. She spent days in a coma with a fractured skull and many broken bones, and was temporarily paralyzed from the waist […]

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Gate agent entertains travelers during delay

on August 27, 2019, 7:02 AM / in People, Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison Southwest Airlines flight from Orlando to Washington was delayed for three hours last Thursday. That’s not surprising news in the world of air travel. What was surprising was how the gate agent responded. He played games with the passengers as they waited, from a paper airplane competition to a contest for “worst driver’s license picture.” Winners […]

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Meet Claire

Meet Claire

on August 27, 2019, 6:00 AM / in People

Meet Claire Claire is an adventurous girl from Utah who loves spending time outside with her siblings. And the cancerous brain tumor she’s being treated for won’t get in the way of that, with the help of St. Jude. Claire and her four siblings love the outdoors. At their family’s home in Utah, they’re close to the mountains and love […]

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Georgia Mom Hilariously Responds To Children’s Demands For Allowances And Cell Phones With A Home “Job Fair”

on August 26, 2019, 6:57 AM / in National News, People

At my age (almost 80 yrs) I remember the time where allowances might be something the RICH kids got but not the general population. Jobs around the home were CHORES – chores that everyone who lived there took part in to make the HOME a nice place to live.  The *payment* was a clean and nice place to live. If […]

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