Archive for May 4th, 2017

OFF THE RECORD  by Chris  Alto

OFF THE RECORD by Chris Alto

on May 4, 2017, 7:13 AM / in State News

Proverbs 23: 1 When you sit to dine with a ruler,     note well what[a] is before you, 2 and put a knife to your throat     if you are given to gluttony. 3 Do not crave his delicacies,     for that food is deceptive. by Chris Alto   /   Tennessee Star Has Senator Corker even read the Tennessee lawsuit? TN GOP’s Deputy Communications director confirmed […]

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CBO: Federal Employees Earn Far More Than Private-Sector Employees

CBO: Federal Employees Earn Far More Than Private-Sector Employees

on May 4, 2017, 7:04 AM / in National News

Written by  Michael Tennant Federal employees earn, on average, 17 percent more in wages and benefits than their counterparts in the private sector, an April Congressional Budget Office (CBO) study concludes. What’s more, noted the CBO, the disparity in compensation is inversely proportional to employees’ level of education, with the most highly educated federal employees actually earning less than their […]

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Planned Parenthood in 1952: “Abortion Kills Life”

on May 4, 2017, 6:59 AM / in National News

Written by  Michael Tennant Believe it or not, Planned Parenthood, today the nation’s largest abortion provider, once advised potential clients that abortion “kills the life of a baby.” Obianuju Ekeocha, founder and president of the pro-life organization Culture of Life Africa, recently uncovered and posted on Twitter two Planned Parenthood pamphlets, one from 1952 and the other undated but from […]

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DOJ Clears Baton Rouge Officers in Alton Sterling Shooting Death

DOJ Clears Baton Rouge Officers in Alton Sterling Shooting Death

on May 4, 2017, 6:56 AM / in State News

Written by  C. Mitchell Shaw After almost a year of investigation, the U.S. Department of Justice says it will not charge the two Baton Rouge police officers who fatally shot Alton Sterling in the early hours of July 5, 2016. The shooting death of 37-year-old Sterling (shown) — who was black — by two white officers sparked riots and police […]

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A Budget Primer — For Trump And Everyone Else

A Budget Primer — For Trump And Everyone Else

on May 4, 2017, 6:48 AM / in Opinion

Note: This article is written by the author with the intent to lessen the expense of the government entirely through the elderly instead of its competing programs such as food stamps, welfare payments through SS, federal housing programs which have for years destroyed home values and a variety of other programs. We are printing this article with the intent to […]

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Kansas City Catholics banish Girl Scouts and their cookies

Kansas City Catholics banish Girl Scouts and their cookies

on May 4, 2017, 6:35 AM / in National News

By Todd Starnes  /  Fox News There’s a new commandment for Catholics: Thou Shall Not Eat Tagalongs. The Archdiocese of Kansas City recently announced they are severing ties with the Girl Scouts. And that means no more Girl Scout cookies, too. Say goodbye to Thin Mints and Do-Si-Do’s. The Archdiocese says Girl Scouts is no longer a compatible partner when […]

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Wall Street pushes back on Mnuchin’s idea of ultralong debt

on May 4, 2017, 6:21 AM / in National News

A committee of Wall Street advisers is pouring cold water on a proposal by U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to issue superlong 50-year and 100-year U.S. government bonds, arguing that the big pension funds and insurers expected to buy the securities won’t have much interest. The Treasury’s Borrowing Advisory Committee, composed of representatives from some of the largest financial institutions […]

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Great white shark spotted lurking near popular California beach

on May 4, 2017, 6:18 AM / in State News

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Just a day after a shark attack left a San Diego County woman fighting for her life, a drone pilot captured video of a juvenile great white shark swimming less than a quarter of a mile from where dozens of people were swimming in the surf. William Steele, a surfboard maker from Capistrano Beach, […]

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Gay couple’s suit against Kim Davis can proceed, court rules; Couple Expects Damages Will Be Collected

on May 4, 2017, 6:04 AM / in National News

A federal appeals court on Tuesday reinstated a gay couple’s claim that Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis caused them “emotional distress” when she refused to issue them a marriage license in 2015 following the U.S. Supreme Court’s legalization of same-sex marriage. The Tuesday ruling revives an issue that pulled the state into the center of a debate over same-sex marriage. […]

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May 4th in History

May 4th in History

on May 4, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

May 4 is the 124th day of the year (125th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 241 days remaining until the end of the year. This is Bird Day  in the United States. Bird Day is a holiday established by Oil City, Pennsylvania school superintendent Charles Babcock in 1894. It was the first holiday in the United […]

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Godly Exercise

Godly Exercise

on May 4, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Exercise yourself toward godliness. — 1 Timothy 4:7  Fitness advocate Jhannie Tolbert says you don’t need a treadmill or specialized equipment to get a great physical workout at home. Tolbert uses a toolbox for stepping exercises, lifts soup cans to work his shoulder muscles, and employs other common household items in his daily training. He says you can stay fit […]

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Quote for the Day

Quote for the Day

on May 4, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“What, then, do they want a government for? Not to regulate commerce; not to educate the people; not to teach religion, not to administer charity; not to make roads and railways; but simply to defend the natural rights of man — to protect person and property — to prevent the aggressions of the powerful upon the weak — in a […]

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