Archive for February 6th, 2017

Debt Apocalypse Beckons As U.S. Consumer Bankruptcies Do Something They Haven’t Done In Almost 7 Years

Debt Apocalypse Beckons As U.S. Consumer Bankruptcies Do Something They Haven’t Done In Almost 7 Years

on February 6, 2017, 8:41 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Michael Snyder  /  The Economic Collapse When debt grows much faster than GDP for an extended period of time, it is inevitable that a good portion of that debt will start to go bad at some point.  We witnessed a perfect example of this in 2008, and now it is starting to happen again.  Commercial bankruptcies have been rising […]

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Here’s What We Know About Neil Gorsuch / NPR

Here’s What We Know About Neil Gorsuch / NPR

on February 6, 2017, 8:36 AM / in National News, Opinion

NOTE:  I was pleasantly surprised to hear this segment on NPR Sunday morning and it gives an interesting insight into the man that President Trump has nominated for the Supreme Court.   LOURDES GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST: It seems like five weeks and not five days since the president announced he would be nominating federal appeals court Judge Neil Gorsuch to the […]

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SURPRISED???? Seattle employees ask for REDUCED hours so that “jacked-up” minimum wage won’t cost them subsidized housing

SURPRISED???? Seattle employees ask for REDUCED hours so that “jacked-up” minimum wage won’t cost them subsidized housing

on February 6, 2017, 8:28 AM / in Opinion

Absolutely right that welfare recipients taking advantage of the system is a big part of the reason we now have President Trump. HOWEVER – I fault government for creating this problem and allowing it to continue for decades. Congress and Presidents since LBJ created or allowed legislation that encouraged a nation of welfare addicts. THIS WAS DONE INTENTIONALLY . . […]

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More than 100 die as avalanches hit Afghanistan and Pakistan

More than 100 die as avalanches hit Afghanistan and Pakistan

on February 6, 2017, 8:19 AM / in International News

Heavy snow and avalanches killed more than 100 people on both sides of the Afghan-Pakistani border on Sunday. Most of the deaths occurred in Afghanistan, where at least 45 people were killed in the northeastern Barg-e-Matal district, about 150 miles from the capital city of Kabul. Nuristan Province Governor Hafiz Abdul Qayum said the death toll could rise. Two entire […]

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Tech giants file opposition brief against Trump immigration order

on February 6, 2017, 8:17 AM / in National News

Ninety-seven companies, including tech giants Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, and Twitter, filed an amicus brief on Sunday opposing President Trump’s executive order on immigration, saying it was discriminatory and hurt businesses. “Immigrants make many of the nation’s greatest discoveries, and create some of the country’s most innovative and iconic companies,” the companies said in the brief, which was filed in a […]

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French nationalist leader Marine Le Pen launches presidential run

on February 6, 2017, 8:11 AM / in International News

Marine Le Pen, the leader of France’s National Front party, officially launched her campaign for the country’s presidency on Sunday, calling for focusing on putting France first, and ending globalism. Le Pen, who is currently expected to make it to the spring election’s runoff as the underdog, struck themes that helped fuel the Brexit campaign in the U.K. and Donald […]

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Some so-called conservatives push back against Trump’s latest defense of Putin

on February 6, 2017, 8:02 AM / in International News, National News

Several leading Republicans and other conservatives criticized President Trump for his defense of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s record as a “killer” in a Fox News interview that aired Sunday. Fox News host Bill O’Reilly asked Trump to explain his desire for improving relations with Putin, citing Putin’s history, and Trump replied: “What, you think our country’s so innocent?” Senate Majority […]

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Mike Pence defends Trump’s criticism of travel ban judge

Mike Pence defends Trump’s criticism of travel ban judge

on February 6, 2017, 7:56 AM / in National News

Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday defended President Trump’s criticism of the “so-called judge” who blocked his executive order temporarily banning travel from seven predominately Muslim countries, saying on NBC’s Meet the Press that the president “has every right to criticize the other two branches of government.” Pence said that U.S. District Judge James Robart was imposing his own decisions […]

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64th ANNUAL WORLD SERIES OF DRAG RACING  RETURNS TO CORDOVA INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY

64th ANNUAL WORLD SERIES OF DRAG RACING RETURNS TO CORDOVA INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY

on February 6, 2017, 7:50 AM / in NASCAR, Sports

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – The World Series of Drag Racing is returning to Cordova International Raceway in Cordova, Ill., after a one-year stay in Memphis, Tenn., IRG Sports + Entertainment announced today.  The 2017 World Series of Drag Racing is set for Aug. 25-27, 2017; ticket information will be available in March. The World Series of Drag Racing has […]

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EXCLUSIVE: House Intelligence, Foreign Affairs Committee Members Compromised By Rogue IT Staff

on February 6, 2017, 6:52 AM / in National News

The SWAMP CREATURES are alive and laying in wait for the unsuspecting targets – they have been in place for decades but they feared not as  the head SWAMP LEADERS were in charge –  until –  until – a new comer arrived in the SWAMP and began to shine the light on them.  Now they aren’t taking kindly to this […]

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Help the resistance to planned parenthood in Shelby county

Help the resistance to planned parenthood in Shelby county

on February 6, 2017, 6:51 AM / in Announcements, State News

If you can help Heidi out please attend, Planned Parenthood is a hot button tool used by progressives and we are sure they will have a lot of their guys probably with t-shirts and signs attending…let’s show them there is support on the other side. Please attend the Commission Meeting this Monday at 3PM!! Wear green! Terry Roland and I are […]

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Jackson City Council Meets February 7th, 2016

on February 6, 2017, 6:38 AM / in Local News, State News

As our friend in Nashville stated, if you wish to know what is going on in the that you live in just watch the just watch the city council…. of course they may not know much more than you but there is a score card. AGENDA JACKSON CITY COUNCIL February 7, 2017 – 9:00 A.M. GEORGE A. SMITH MEETING ROOM […]

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Progressives Abandon Jacksonian America

Progressives Abandon Jacksonian America

on February 6, 2017, 6:30 AM / in History, National News, News, Opinion

by SALENA  ZITO CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Andrew Jackson, the president whose divisive political  instincts would shape the Democratic Party for generations, was born less than  20 miles from here, in the Waxhaw region between the Carolinas. Until the 1980s, “Old Hickory” was considered a near-great president, just a  few notches below Washington, Lincoln and Franklin Roosevelt, by the academics  who […]

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What’s on the Council Agenda for Feb. 7th: New AirBnb rules, $16M more for General Hospital, $ to build affordable housing,

What’s on the Council Agenda for Feb. 7th: New AirBnb rules, $16M more for General Hospital, $ to build affordable housing,

on February 6, 2017, 6:26 AM / in State News

A Disgruntled Republican in Nashville A right-leaning disgruntled Republican comments on the news of the day and any other thing he damn-well pleases. The (Nashville, Williamson County)Metro Council will meet Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 at 6:30 PM in the Council chamber at the Metro Courthouse.   Council meetings are really boring and I watch them so you can be a […]

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Retiring Old Glory

Retiring Old Glory

on February 6, 2017, 6:19 AM / in History

When the United States flag (Old Glory) becomes worn, torn, faded or badly soiled, it is time to replace it with a new flag, and the old flag should be “retired” with all the dignity and respect befitting our nation’s flag. The traditional method of retirement is to incinerate the flag, but this does not mean that one should simply […]

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Boy Scouts retire flags during annual ceremony

Boy Scouts retire flags during annual ceremony

on February 6, 2017, 6:08 AM / in State News

BRISTOL, Va. — U.S. Army veteran Raleigh Hall Sr. was traveling through Bristol on Saturday afternoon when he spotted Boy Scouts burning flags in a parking lot. Hall, a Pennsylvania resident who served in the 101st Airborne Division in the mid-1970s, said he and his wife had stopped at the train station to take pictures. “I said, ‘They are burning […]

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Challenges abound for Memphis de-annexation proposal

Challenges abound for Memphis de-annexation proposal

on February 6, 2017, 6:00 AM / in State News

After Memphis officials proffered seven areas Thursday for eventual de-annexation, including her own, South Cordova resident and de-annexation advocate Patricia Possel kept stoic. There was no giddy backslapping, no triumphant cheers. Chalk her quietude down to skepticism of city follow-through and shattered hopes through the years of fighting, but mostly to the city’s proposed 2021 start date for the omission of the […]

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God’s Description Of Himself

God’s Description Of Himself

on February 6, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

The Lord, the Lord God, merciful and gracious. —Exodus 34:6 The prayers of young children show us what they think of God. Here are two I read recently: “Dear God, what does it mean that You are a ‘jealous’ God? I thought You had everything.” “I didn’t think orange went with purple until I saw the sunset You made on […]

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Tom Brady leads biggest comeback, Patriots win Super Bowl 34-28 in OT

Tom Brady leads biggest comeback, Patriots win Super Bowl 34-28 in OT

on February 6, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Football

HOUSTON (AP) — Tom Brady led one of the greatest comebacks in sports history highlighted by an unbelievable Julian Edelman catch that helped lift New England from a 25-point hole against the Atlanta Falcons to the Patriots’ fifth Super Bowl victory, the first ever in overtime. The Patriots scored 19 points in the final quarter, including a pair of 2-point […]

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Billy Ray Cyrus, Vince Gill to sing at officer’s funeral

Billy Ray Cyrus, Vince Gill to sing at officer’s funeral

on February 6, 2017, 5:47 AM / in People, State News

Vince Gill and Billy Ray Cyrus will sing at Officer Eric Mumaw’s funeral on Monday. Mumaw, 44, an 18-year veteran of the Metro Nashville Police Department, died on Thursday while trying to rescue a suicidal woman from the Cumberland River. Gill will play “Go Rest High on the Mountain,” while Cyrus will sing “Some Gave All” with Jamey Johnson. “My thoughts and […]

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