Archive for April 18th, 2017

Natalie Grant – King Of The World

on April 18, 2017, 7:38 AM / in Religion

When we feel we are in control, we find we are not.

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Family see shark kill teenage daughter off Australia

Family see shark kill teenage daughter off Australia

on April 18, 2017, 7:02 AM / in International News

By AFP A 17-year-old girl has died after being mauled by a shark in full view of her parents on Australia’s southwest coast, authorities said Tuesday. Laeticia Brouwer was on holiday and went surfing with her father near Wylie Bay late Monday afternoon, police said. The girl had lost a leg and was bleeding heavily when she was pulled from the […]

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House Speaker Beth Harwell to GOP Caucus on gas tax vote: ‘Try to keep personalities out of it’

House Speaker Beth Harwell to GOP Caucus on gas tax vote: ‘Try to keep personalities out of it’

on April 18, 2017, 6:50 AM / in State News

It is difficult to be kind when the GOP leadership is trying to hoodwink your representatives into believing that a tax increase is a good thing. By Andy Sper  /  Chattanooga Times Free Press NASHVILLE — With Republican Gov. Bill Haslam’s gas tax bill scheduled to hit the House and Senate floors on Wednesday, GOP House Speaker Beth Harwell on […]

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Gender Committee makes ‘anti-women’ decision

Gender Committee makes ‘anti-women’ decision

on April 18, 2017, 6:10 AM / in International News, National News, Sports

By Bill Bumpas (OneNewsNow.com) A pro-family leader says a biological male being given the green light to compete on the women’s team in a USA Volleyball-sanctioned event has everything to do with liberal transgender ideology. USA Volleyball, the national governing body for volleyball in the USA and recognized by the United States Olympic Committee, has a Gender Committee. And after […]

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Trump’s Strange Reversal on Ex-Im Bank: Names One Opposed to It to Run It?

Trump’s Strange Reversal on Ex-Im Bank: Names One Opposed to It to Run It?

on April 18, 2017, 6:00 AM / in National News, Opinion

When Representative Justin Amash (R-Mich.) learned on Friday that President Trump intended to resuscitate the Export-Import Bank by naming two people to its board (it has been limping along with just three out of five board members present), he nailed it, tweeting, “ExIm corporate welfare bank is the symbol of D.C. cronyism. It steals from taxpayers to subsidize big corporations. […]

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Glad Service

Glad Service

on April 18, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Serve the Lord with gladness; come before His presence with singing.  —Psalm 100:2 As a boy, I never shared my father’s enthusiasm for the soil. For several summers he had a little plot of ground in the country where he planted a garden. It provided physical therapy and relaxation for him, as well as a bountifully laden table for family […]

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April 18th In History

April 18th In History

on April 18, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

April 18 is the 108th day of the year (109th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 257 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Army Day (Iran) Christian feast day: Corebus Eleutherius and Antia Galdino della Sala Molaise of Leighlin Perfectus Plato of Sakkoudion April 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Independence Day (Zimbabwe), celebrates the independence […]

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Report: Driver T-Bones 468-Pound Black Bear in Mississippi Collision

Report: Driver T-Bones 468-Pound Black Bear in Mississippi Collision

on April 18, 2017, 6:00 AM / in State News

Body Shop Business Staff Writers Mississippi authorities say that a Louisiana black bear killed in a recent vehicle collision was the largest they’ve ever seen in the state. On April 5, a 2001 Chevrolet Suburban traveling on U.S. 61 near Natchez, Miss., struck a full-grown male bear weighing 468 pounds, the Natchez Democrat reported. The bear, which now is being […]

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Are You Free Yet? Part 5

Are You Free Yet? Part 5

on April 18, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

People that are free, well they are comfortable being uncomfortable. They are people who have let go of their slavery. These people are not just successful, they are significant. They act out of their unknowing. They have faith Charles Haddon Spurgeon, the great London preacher, found in Noah’s life the principle that “every act of faith condemns the world.” “By […]

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Sniffing out a good story…

Sniffing out a good story…

on April 18, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Opinion

Rocky Top Politics Why does the news media keep giving itself awards? Because they can… In their annual rite of navel-gazing and self-congratulatory adoration, the state’s MSM recently selected one of their own (the Associated Press) to decide which of them was professionally the prettiest. In the category of Best Political Investigative Journalism, the AP gave the award to the […]

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Do Trump’s Flip Flops Reflect Lack of Constitutional Understanding?

Do Trump’s Flip Flops Reflect Lack of Constitutional Understanding?

on April 18, 2017, 6:00 AM / in National News, Opinion

The mainstream media have rejoiced because they perceive that President Donald Trump has abandoned policies and changed long-held positions that they have considered anathema. Politico said the president has “demonstrated an incredible willingness to bend his past positions, or abandon them entirely. Sometimes he offers an explanation; sometimes not.” CNN called them “stunning U-turns on key issues” reflecting “extraordinary political […]

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War Cries Drown Out ‘America First’

War Cries Drown Out ‘America First’

on April 18, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Opinion

“Why would I call China a currency manipulator when they are working with us on the North Korean problem?” tweeted President Donald Trump on Easter Sunday. Earlier, after discovering “great chemistry” with Chinese President Xi Jinping over “the most beautiful piece of chocolate cake” at Mar-a-Lago, Trump had confided, “I explained … that a trade deal with the U.S. will […]

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The Political Press is Desperate for a Democrat Win in Georgia Today

The Political Press is Desperate for a Democrat Win in Georgia Today

on April 18, 2017, 6:00 AM / in National News, Opinion, State News

By Erick Erickson   /   The Resurgent All over the internet, liberal reporters are positively giddy at the thought that Jon Ossoff could win in Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District today. But it is not going to happen, though you’d have a hard time believing it based on media coverage. Jon Ossoff has given the political press thigh sweats as they […]

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