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Celebrating Stonewall Jackson

Celebrating Stonewall Jackson

on January 22, 2019, 8:30 AM / in History, People

by Edward Allegretti  |   Faith & Heritage From reading various books concerning the War Between the States, I’ve seen both sides concur that Lt. Gen. Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson was one of the best generals during the war and one of the best generals from these United States.  He was not only an exemplary general and soldier during the War Between the […]

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Quote for Today January 21st

Quote for Today January 21st

on January 21, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don’t complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don’t bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live! Bob Marley Robert Nesta “Bob” Marley was a Jamaican reggae singer-songwriter, musician, and guitarist who achieved international fame and acclaim. Starting […]

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Wonderful Wednesdays Edition: Restore your faith in humanity in 4 minutes flat

on January 21, 2019, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

If you’re ever worried about losing faith in humankind, despair not: here is the antidote. Cue happy tears… “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” – Aesop See More at The MidSouth Sentinel

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Grandson’s Note to Barr During Confirmation Hearing Goes Viral

Grandson’s Note to Barr During Confirmation Hearing Goes Viral

on January 16, 2019, 6:00 AM / in National News, People

Submitted by MAGA Student A photographer captured an image of a letter written to Attorney General nominee William Barr by his grandson. Grandson’s note to Barr during confirmation hearing goes viral https://t.co/3Wl8vy8QSU pic.twitter.com/sEUxMMyCNF — The Hill (@thehill) January 16, 2019 As reported by thehill.com A photographer captured an image of the letter Attorney General nominee William Barr’s grandson wrote to him […]

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The “Chicken” In The Blizzard

The “Chicken” In The Blizzard

on January 11, 2019, 7:32 AM / in People

Originally Published January 29, 2014 Two years ago Chick-fil-A made national headlines when company president Dan Cathy spoke out in support of traditional marriage. Liberals and gays came unglued and launched massive protests against the restaurant chain. Several mayors spoke out saying they would not allow any more Chick-fil-As to be built in their cities. They tried boycotting the Christian owned […]

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Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner passed away last week

Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner passed away last week

on January 7, 2019, 6:10 AM / in National News, People

Kevin McIntyre, a Republican member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), died of cancer on Wednesday. McIntyre joined FERC in December 2017 and served as chair until October 2018. FERC is an independent federal agency responsible for regulating electricity, crude oil, and natural gas that travels between states. The agency also regulates hydroelectric dams and oversees utility mergers. Independent […]

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Milton McLean

Milton McLean

on January 7, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

From The Memphis DAILY AVALANCHE, January 8, 1876 Jackson, Tenn. [Special to the Avalanche, January 7] From the Jackson Sun of today we collate the following; Milton McLean was hung one-half mile south of this City at the foot of Liberty Street, precisely at 1 o’clock today. Mayor King and the city police force constituted the Sheriff’s guard. McLean was […]

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Meet Gracie

Meet Gracie

on January 6, 2019, 6:08 AM / in People

age 1, blood cancer Gracie’s smile lights up a room. When her dad’s service dog, Karson, comes into her view, she squeals in delight. She’s a happy little girl, clearly the apple of her parents’ eyes. She’s also a very sick little girl. Just one day after her birth, Gracie was diagnosed with infant acute lymphoblastic leukemia.   “I barely got to […]

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Bob Einstein Dies: ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Actor Who Also Played Super Dave Osborne Was 76

Bob Einstein Dies: ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Actor Who Also Played Super Dave Osborne Was 76

on January 3, 2019, 8:49 AM / in People

Bob Einstein, a two-time Emmy winner who has recurred on HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm since its launch and created the wacky Super Dave Osborne character, died today in Indian Wells, CA. He was 76 and recently had been diagnosed with cancer. Best known to today’s viewers for playing the serious, often surly but always hilarious Marty Funkhouser on Curb, Einstein was a foil for its […]

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Daryl Dragon, half of the duo Captain & Tennille, dies at 76

on January 3, 2019, 8:41 AM / in People

Daryl Dragon, the keyboardist known as the Captain in the 1970s pop duo Captain & Tennille, died of renal failure in a Prescott, Arizona, hospice on Wednesday. He was 76. Dragon’s former wife and musical partner, Toni Tennille, reportedly was by his side when he died. The couple divorced in 2014 after 39 years of marriage but remained close. “He […]

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The Wolf Counselor Reports From Vegas

on January 1, 2019, 6:51 AM / in People

Mornin’ Folks, We first cruised the strip and then parked near Bally’s and we went to get a scrumptious chicken sandwich at Blue Ribbon. We then went to an off-strip casino called Texas Station to see a Motown show featuring Greg Austin and Phillip Flowers. It was absolutely perfect. We then went to a place called “Cork And Thorn” to […]

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Gandhi’s note to Hitler suggesting peace, a child’s advice for poorly President Nixon to eat his greens and classic Steve Martin humour for a fan: Some of the greatest letters you will ever read

Gandhi’s note to Hitler suggesting peace, a child’s advice for poorly President Nixon to eat his greens and classic Steve Martin humour for a fan: Some of the greatest letters you will ever read

on December 31, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

By Ted Thornhill As Adolf Hitler pulled the world ever closer to conflict in 1939, Mohandas Gandhi wrote him a personal letter, urging him to pull back from the brink ‘for the sake of humanity’. The German dictator never received the letter because it was intercepted by the British government – but it’s been published in a book called Letters […]

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A Place For Mom 1

on December 30, 2018, 6:00 AM / in People

I watched an interview on the noon news today about *A Place For Mom* – An issue so many families have or will need to deal with as parents age.  They spoke of having THAT talk with your senior family member to find out what they want to do – while that discussion can still take place. I long ago […]

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A Place for Mom 2

on December 30, 2018, 6:00 AM / in National News, People

I forgot to include another important piece of information that I have put together for my *handlers* after I go HOME. Most of us have bank accounts Some have auto deposits and auto withdrawals. That information with account numbers and who and when should be put in writing for the ones having to take care of things afterwards. Same goes […]

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a gruffalo christmas

a gruffalo christmas

on December 29, 2018, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

a gruffalo christmas Special Thanks to Jackie By Rory  /  This Life I Live “A Gruffalo… what’s a Gruffalo? A Gruffalo… why, didn’t you know? There’s no such thing as a Gruffalo!” Those are lines from Indiana’s favorite book and video called “The Gruffalo”. In the story, a mouse goes for a stroll through the deep dark wood to find […]

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Quote for Today December 29th

Quote for Today December 29th

on December 28, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories, History, People

Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens. J. R. R. Tolkien John Ronald Reuel Tolkien  was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor, best known as the author of the classic high fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion. He served as the Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon and Fellow […]

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Quote for Today December 27th

Quote for Today December 27th

on December 27, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through its Civil War—its bloodiest war and its greatest moral, constitutional […]

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Quote for Today December 26th

Quote for Today December 26th

on December 26, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something. Neil Gaiman Neil Richard MacKinnon Gaiman is an English author of short […]

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Greetings and Merry Christmas to all,

on December 25, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, People

Reprinted from 2016 From our very good friend Jackie…. for she is blessed and her children’s children will call her blessed! Greetings and Merry Christmas to all, Remember –  it isn’t the presents or colored lights or all the other things that seem to consume everyone at this time of year. The Birth of our Savior was not about lights, […]

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

on December 24, 2018, 7:04 AM / in People, Religion

Luke 2:11-14 11 For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. 12 And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger. 13 And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying, 14 Glory to God in […]

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