Archive for May 17th, 2017

Why The Left Is Panicking… Big Time

Why The Left Is Panicking… Big Time

on May 17, 2017, 9:50 AM / in Opinion

With their inside man, former FBI Director James Comey being fired and removed immediately, the time bombs left by the Obama/Clinton conspiracy are beginning to unravel fast.  They still have acting FBI Director McCabe in place and as soon as he’s gone the the FBI and Justice Department under Jeff Sessions will go after Hillary Clinton on everything she did.  […]

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New Orleans workers remove third Confederate statue

on May 17, 2017, 9:46 AM / in State News

New Orleans authorities removed a bronze equestrian statue of Confederate Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard from the entrance to City Park, working overnight and using cranes to lift the monument off its pedestal. The statue was the third of four the city plans to remove from public display; statues of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and a memorial to a white rebellion against […]

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Chelsea Manning leaves prison 28 years early

Chelsea Manning leaves prison 28 years early

on May 17, 2017, 9:41 AM / in National News

Chelsea Manning was released from the Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, military prison on Wednesday after spending seven years out of a 35-year sentence for giving secret government documents to WikiLeaks. Manning’s original sentence was the longest ever imposed in a government leak case, and the time she has served was double the second longest sentence in such a case. Manning’s release […]

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Cornyn and Garland drop out of running for top FBI job

Cornyn and Garland drop out of running for top FBI job

on May 17, 2017, 9:40 AM / in National News

Two potential candidates to replace James Comey as FBI director have dropped out of the running, potentially complicating President Trump’s search as he faces ongoing criticism for firing Comey as the agency investigates contacts between Trump associates and Russia. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) stepped back, saying he can best serve as a senator. “Now more than ever the country needs […]

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Trump’s Russia leak: The real scandal behind the Washington Post story

on May 17, 2017, 9:38 AM / in National News, Opinion

by FRED FLEITZ   /  Family Security Matters The Washington Post started a new anti-Trump firestorm late Monday when it reported that President Trump revealed highly classified information on terrorist threats from ISIS in Syria to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak. The Post’s sources, current and former U.S. officials, portrayed this as a […]

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Female lawmakers flee House for higher office, retirement

on May 17, 2017, 9:36 AM / in National News

BY SCOTT WONG   /  The Hill Some senior GOP women are fleeing the House, opting for retirement or deciding that they have better prospects running for higher office in 2018 than a spot in GOP leadership. Rep. Ann Wagner (R-Mo.), a former co-chairwoman of the Republican National Committee, is expected to jump into the race against Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill. […]

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Seth Rich WikiLeaks Claim: Julian Assange Comments on Rich

Seth Rich WikiLeaks Claim: Julian Assange Comments on Rich

on May 17, 2017, 9:18 AM / in National News, Opinion

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has done little to douse conspiracy theories that slain DNC staffer Seth Rich was in contact with WikiLeaks or was a source for WikiLeaks. ather, at several opportunities, Assange has subtly attempted to fuel them, although he has stopped short of confirming or denying the accounts (see a detailed transcript of exactly what Assange has said […]

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Texas Man Sues Woman for Texting During Date

Texas Man Sues Woman for Texting During Date

on May 17, 2017, 9:15 AM / in State News

Special Thanks to Thomas Talk about a bad first date! A Texas man has filed a lawsuit against a woman who texted during a date at a movie theater. Brandon Vezmar, 37, is asking for $17.31, which was the price of a movie ticket to a 3D showing of “Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2,” according to the Austin American-Statesman. […]

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Andy Jackson

Andy Jackson

on May 17, 2017, 9:13 AM / in History, National News

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, May 17, 2017. On this date in 1780, a British general named Henry Clinton issued a fateful order to Maj. Gen. Charles Cornwallis. Having captured Charleston three days earlier, Sir Henry instructed Lord Cornwallis to assert the crown’s control over the South Carolina and Georgia backcountry. This proved to be a fateful gambit. It was part […]

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Impeach Trump? Here’s What the Market Says…

on May 17, 2017, 9:09 AM / in Opinion

By Greg Guenthner Can the stock market get any more boring? That was the sentiment from the finance crew on Twitter before the latest wrinkle appeared last night in the firing of FBI Director James Comey. More on this political house of horrors and the market’s reaction in just a minute. But before we dive headfirst into the swamp, you […]

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This News from WBBJ on the meeting yesterday afternoon on the Current Budget.

on May 17, 2017, 8:53 AM / in Local News

JACKSON, Tenn.-The city of Jackson budget review committee met Tuesday afternoon as they work toward a (an attempted) balanced budget for the upcoming fiscal year. The committee made up of three councilmen (Randy Wallace, Scott Conger, and Ernest Brooks) and two Jackson citizens voted to re-purpose a current tax levied in Jackson. Half of the city’s current sales tax goes […]

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In Meeting With Comey, Trump Suggested Imprisoning Reporters Who Publish Classified Material

on May 17, 2017, 6:55 AM / in National News, Opinion

By KAITLAN COLLINS   /   Daily Caller Donald Trump once suggested incarcerating reporters who publish classified material in a meeting he had with James Comey. According to a report published by the New York Times Tuesday, the president “condemned leaks to the news media” in an Oval Office meeting with the former FBI director in mid-February. He said Comey […]

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Duff Stuff

Duff Stuff

on May 17, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

You are . . . mighty in work, for Your eyes are open to all the ways of the sons of men. — Jeremiah 32:19 When something big happens—a blessing or a tragedy—we recognize it immediately and respond with praise or pleadings to God. When we find a long-sought-after job, hear of a loved one coming to Christ, or get […]

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May 17th in History

May 17th in History

on May 17, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

May 17 is the 137th day of the year (138th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 228 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Birthday of the Raja (Perlis) Christian feast day: Giulia Salzano Paschal Baylon William Hobart Hare (Episcopal Church (USA)) Restituta May 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Children’s Day (Norway) Constitution Day (Nauru) Constitution […]

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