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Quote for Today

Quote for Today

on November 28, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

We must reject the idea that every time a law’s broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions. Ronald Reagan He was an American actor and politician. He was the 40th President of the United States (1981–89), and served as the 33rd Governor of […]

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Cancer-Stricken Actor Val Kilmer Wants Everyone to Know Just How ‘Potent’ the ‘Power Of Prayer’ Is

on November 27, 2019, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

By Chris Agee    |    Western Journalism As actor Val Kilmer recovers from throat cancer amid widespread speculation about his health, he revealed in a recent interview that his faith in the power of prayer continues to sustain him. He has faced criticism that he wasn’t being honest in prior remarks about his rumored illness, but explained his answers to […]

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Turtles anyone??

Turtles anyone??

on November 27, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Pet turtles and tortoises are popular among both adults and children. The cute little bald head,the homes they carry on their backs, their slow ,gentle movements are entertaining and endearing to watch. But choosing a name for these little characters can be a challenge. Thankfully there are plenty of ideas from other turtle and tortoise enthusiasts. Check out these names […]

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Dr. Laura’s Lasting Truths

Dr. Laura’s Lasting Truths

on November 26, 2019, 8:06 AM / in People

By Salena Zito  |  TownHall When Dr. Laura Schlessinger got her foot entangled with shards of broken glass a few months ago, she cleaned the wound, cringed at the amount of blood and went about her business despite a lingering, stinging pain that nagged at her to do something. Apropos of what she does in her professional life as the host […]

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J.D. Tippit

J.D. Tippit

on November 22, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Good morning, it’s November 22, 2018. The images from Dallas on this date in 1963 fade just a little bit each year. And for those old enough to remember, those images seemed indelible: the faces of the Dealey Plaza crowd turning instantly from happy to horrified; the mortally wounded president lurching forwards in his convertible; the protective reaction of the […]

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Quote for Today November 22nd

Quote for Today November 22nd

on November 22, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out.” Winston Churchill

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Twin brothers stuck together through 41 years of military service

on November 21, 2019, 7:51 AM / in People

By Elizabeth Fire, Chattanooga Times Free Press via the AP  CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Like many twins, the Markham brothers shared secrets. But most twins’ secrets probably don’t involve duping the United States military. Wilbourne Markham said his twin brother, Weldon, was determined for them to join the military in 1952 (Wilbourne thinks it’s because he watched too many John Wayne […]

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A day with Joey Martin Feek: ‘I don’t fear anything’

A day with Joey Martin Feek: ‘I don’t fear anything’

on November 16, 2019, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

Written by Cindy Watts  / The Tennessean ALEXANDRIA, Ind. — Joey Martin Feek is determined to cut husband Rory’s hair. She has cut his hair every two-and-a-half weeks for the last 14 years and she’s mildly offended at how long it’s gotten. Rory thinks he might let it grow — he’s not sure Joey should be using the scissors and the idea of […]

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Why Do We Kill Our Cats? How To Talk To Kids About Death

Why Do We Kill Our Cats? How To Talk To Kids About Death

on November 14, 2019, 8:59 AM / in Opinion, People

My 9-year-old son wanted to talk about death. He might have taught me more than I taught him. We walked out into the newly cold mid-November night. Coats and scarves retrieved from storage. Dad had a thing that night, so son was going to spend the night with grandma. The 9-year-old broke the silence of the walk and asked, “Dad, […]

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Dolly Parton: My life purpose is to ‘do something for God;’ ‘until He says stop, I’ll keep going’

Dolly Parton: My life purpose is to ‘do something for God;’ ‘until He says stop, I’ll keep going’

on November 14, 2019, 6:52 AM / in National News, People, Religion

By Leah MarieAnn Klett  | Christian Post PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. — Dolly Parton can still remember the moment she discovered her God-given purpose. During a sit-down interview with The Christian Post and other reporters last month, the country music legend and cultural icon recalled how, as a little girl raised in the Smoky Mountains, an old woman once told her: “You are […]

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Quote For Today November 6th

on November 6, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

We want no Gestapo or secret police. The FBI is tending in that direction. They are dabbling in sex-life scandals and plain blackmail. J. Edgar Hoover would give his right eye to take over, and all congressmen and senators are afraid of him. President Harry S. Truman J Edgar Hoover was a phenomenon. The first Director of the FBI, he […]

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Quote for Today

Quote for Today

on November 4, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Perhaps the fact that we have seen millions voting themselves into complete dependence on a tyrant has made our generation understand that to choose one’s government is not necessarily to secure one’s freedom. Friedrich August von Hayek, economist, philosopher Friedrich August von Hayek was born in Austria-Hungary as Friedrich August von Hayek and frequently referred to as F. A. Hayek, […]

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Meet Sparrow

Meet Sparrow

on November 3, 2019, 6:00 AM / in People

Meet Sparrow When Sparrow suddenly stopped trying to learn to crawl, her doctors attributed it to allergies. But her parents knew it had to be something else. Finally, her bloodwork revealed she had a type of blood cancer — Sparrow was immediately referred to St. Jude for the lifesaving care she needed. Read Sparrow’s story. “This holiday season, give thanks for the […]

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Tony Evans says chemo no longer an option for wife, Lois; prays for supernatural intervention

Tony Evans says chemo no longer an option for wife, Lois; prays for supernatural intervention

on October 31, 2019, 7:12 AM / in People, Religion

By Jeannie Law, Christian Post  Pastor Tony Evans is asking for all people of faith to pray for a supernatural intervention as his wife battles to defeat cancer despite chemotherapy no longer being an option. The Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship senior pastor shared the update in a letter written to his ministry friends and partners concerning his wife’s medical condition. Evans wrote, […]

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NOT the Column I Wanted to Write … A Young Patriot Departed

NOT the Column I Wanted to Write … A Young Patriot Departed

on October 31, 2019, 7:07 AM / in People

Philip’s passing leaves a large void in the lives of those who knew and loved him, and all those whom he served. “Adore God. Reverence and cherish your parents. Love your neighbor as yourself, and your country more than yourself. Be just. Be true. Murmur not at the ways of Providence. So shall the life into which you have entered […]

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Quote for the Day

Quote for the Day

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

“I am for doing good to the poor, but I differ in opinion of the means. — 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 […]

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Quote for Today, October 29th

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

“Freedom is a fragile thing and is never more than one generation away from extinction. It is not ours by inheritance; it must be fought for and defended constantly by each generation, for it comes only once to a people. Those who have known freedom and then lost it, have never known it again.”   Ronald Reagan, 40th President

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Organ Transplants

Organ Transplants

on October 28, 2019, 8:56 AM / in History, People

Good morning, it’s Monday, Oct. 28, 2019. Wendy Marx, a native New Yorker, found personal love and professional fulfillment in my hometown of San Francisco. She also found hepatitis B out there — or, rather, it found her. It was a foe she would fight the rest of life. Wendy was born in 1967, the same year that hepatitis B […]

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Longtime former Detroit Congressman John Conyers dies at 90

Longtime former Detroit Congressman John Conyers dies at 90

on October 28, 2019, 6:29 AM / in People

Former Congressman John Conyers, who was the longest-serving African-American representative ever in the House, died Sunday at his Detroit home. He was 90. Conyers, a liberal Democrat, was a co-founder of the Congressional Black Congress. During a congressional career that spanned 10 presidencies, he built a reputation as a champion of civil and human rights. “He’s touched so many lives […]

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Quote for Today

on October 27, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

No man is fit to command another that cannot command himself. William Penn, (“No Cross No Crown,” 1669)

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