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A Helping Hand

A Helping Hand

on September 8, 2017, 5:53 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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Sixty One Years Ago Today….

on September 6, 2017, 10:52 AM / in Opinion, People

Sixty one years ago today I was sitting on a rock overlooking Lake of The Clouds in the Porcupine Mountains in Upper Michigan.  The man I was engaged to, his brother and his brothers new wife were enjoying the scenery when out of the blue my guy asks his brother if he cared if we got married.  His brother said […]

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Hollywood Hates Christians: 3 Examples from this Week

Hollywood Hates Christians: 3 Examples from this Week

on September 6, 2017, 8:02 AM / in National News, People

Onan Coca  /  ipatriot  We Christians (and conservatives) understand that most of leftwing Hollywood despises us. They truly believe that we are the “deplorables” they say we are. They hate our faith, they hate our culture, they hate our morality, and they hate us. However, I never expected to see their anger and ugliness toward us displayed so forcefully. Here […]

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Sgt. Reckless, The Famous Horse-Marine

Sgt. Reckless, The Famous Horse-Marine

on September 6, 2017, 7:25 AM / in Bedtime Stories, People

The story of Reckless is not only remarkable – it is unusual. And once you learn about her, you will see why the Marine Corps not only fell in love with her – but honored her and promoted her every chance they got. And it wasn’t just the Marines that served with her in the trenches that honored her – […]

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“I LOVE YOU NOW AND FOREVER”

on September 4, 2017, 9:19 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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Steely Dan co-founder Walter Becker dies at 67

Steely Dan co-founder Walter Becker dies at 67

on September 4, 2017, 8:43 AM / in People

Walter Becker, a co-founder of Steely Dan, died Sunday at the age of 67. He had missed performances in July due to an unspecified illness. Becker, a guitarist and bassist, started collaborating with co-founder Donald Fagen in 1967 when they were students at Bard College in New York. They worked together as songwriters and as members of a backing band […]

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The Long Count

on August 30, 2017, 8:12 AM / in History, People

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, August 30, 2017. 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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Best Quote of the Day

on August 30, 2017, 7:30 AM / in People

“It was reported that Gary Cohn, Trump’s chief economic adviser, had written a letter of resignation in objection to Trump’s remarks following the Charlottesville riot. Cohn said he went to Bedminster, NJ where Trump is staying during the August break and decided not to hand it in, but to stay on. That prompted one Tweeter to recall the Moody Blues’ “Nights […]

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Actress refuses abortion: ‘He was my son and he needed me’

Actress refuses abortion: ‘He was my son and he needed me’

on August 26, 2017, 7:42 AM / in International News, National News, People

(SPUC) — All too often, parents are pressured by doctors to undergo genetic screening, and even to abort their babies if it is thought they have a disability. Now a video where an actress hilariously relates how she resisted this pressure is going viral. When actress Lynn Fergusson (most famous for voicing Mac in Chicken Run) became pregnant with her first child […]

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One Of A Kind Photo

One Of A Kind Photo

on August 21, 2017, 9:59 AM / in History, People

H/T to old sailor Here’s who you’re looking at: (left to right):  1st Row: James Stewart, Margaret Sullivan, Lucille Ball, Hedy Lamarr, Katharine Hepburn, Louis B. Mayer, Greer Garson, Irene Dunne, Susan Peters, Ginny Simms, Lionel Barrymore 2nd Row: Harry James, Brian Donlevy, Red Skelton, Mickey Rooney, William Powell, Wallace Beery, Spencer Tracy, Walter Pidgeon, RobertTaylor, Pierre Aumont, Lewis Stone, […]

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Legendary Comedian and Actor Jerry Lewis Dead at 91

on August 21, 2017, 7:04 AM / in People

Jerry Lewis, the legendary actor and comedian, has died, his talent agency said Sunday. He was 91. Lewis’s agent Jeff Witjas confirmed that he died at his home in Las Vegas, Nevada. “He was surrounded by loved ones,” added his publicist Nancy Kane, who said Lewis died Sunday morning. The multi-faceted star became known as the funnier half of slapstick […]

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Twist of fate

on August 20, 2017, 8:24 AM / in People

Before he was found to have cancer, Monroe’s girlfriend was supporting St. Jude through Team Up for St. Jude. Watch their story. I truly don’t believe any other place on Earth could’ve made me feel as safe or as comfortable as (St. Jude). St. Jude patient Monroe Victoria was active in Team Up for St. Jude, even before Monroe became a St. Judepatient.

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Love Runs Through It

Love Runs Through It

on August 18, 2017, 8:59 AM / in History, People

Good morning, it’s Friday, August 18, 2017. I’m taking a week’s hiatus from this daily newsletter, and will be back in the saddle on August 28. My sidekick, RCP copy chief Tom Kavanagh, will send out next week’s emails touting the original coverage on our pages, but you’ll have to make do without the daily history lesson until then. Yesterday, […]

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Thought For Today

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

“I think the best way of doing good to the poor, is not making them easy in poverty, but leading or driving them out of it. In my youth I travelled much, and I observed in different countries, that the more public provisions were made for the poor, the less they provided for themselves, and of course became poorer. And, […]

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Quote For Today

on August 16, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“Personally, I like space. The higher you go, the smaller the Federal Government looks.” Ronald Reagan

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Good Will Rogers

Good Will Rogers

on August 15, 2017, 9:52 AM / in Opinion, People

Good morning, it’s Tuesday, August 15, 2017. Eighty-two years ago today, beloved American sage Will Rogers and internationally famous test pilot Wiley Post died in a plane crash after taking off from Barrow, Alaska. We could certainly use Rogers now. When word reached the mainland, there was an outpouring of national — and bipartisan –grief. On Capitol Hill, both the […]

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Bill Cahir

Bill Cahir

on August 14, 2017, 8:25 AM / in People

Good morning, it’s Monday, August 14, 2017. Eight years ago today, word reached Washington that one of the best men this nation had sent overseas in the aftermath of 9/11 had been killed in combat. His name was William John Cahir, and he was a United States Marine. A Penn State graduate, former congressional staffer, accomplished newspaper reporter known on […]

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Peyton Shows off Prize Fish… Then Dierks Bentley Notices What’s in Background

Peyton Shows off Prize Fish… Then Dierks Bentley Notices What’s in Background

on August 14, 2017, 7:44 AM / in People

Peyton Manning may be one of the most successful quarterbacks in NFL history, but he’s also a down-to-earth guy. A recent photo taken by country music star Dierks Bentley showed Manning doing something many Americans love: Fishing on a beautiful day. However, the musician quickly noticed something special about the snapshot — and now the photo is going viral, fast. At […]

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Halle Berry’s Cries of Racism Fell on Her Schoolmates’ Ears… So They Set the Record Straight

Halle Berry’s Cries of Racism Fell on Her Schoolmates’ Ears… So They Set the Record Straight

on August 14, 2017, 6:16 AM / in National News, People

BY BENJAMIN ARIE  /   Conservative Tribune It’s no secret that race relations have been a challenge during America’s past… but some people seem intent on exaggerating their struggles in order to gain attention. That’s exactly what Hollywood celebrity and Oscar winner Halle Berry appeared to do, after the star complained about her supposed “racist” classmates during high school. The “X-Men” actress and […]

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Glen Campbell dies at 81 after battle with Alzheimer’s

Glen Campbell dies at 81 after battle with Alzheimer’s

on August 9, 2017, 7:52 AM / in People

By ADAM TSCHORN  /  Los Angeles Times Glen Campbell, the multiple Grammy-winning country-pop singer, guitarist and TV personality whose half-century career was capped by a singular last act after he went public with his advancing Alzheimer’s disease, died Tuesday. He was 81. Possessed of a crystalline tenor voice and boy-next-door good looks, Campbell sold more than 45 million records and […]

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