Archive for June 7th, 2017

Daniel Boone’s Hat

Daniel Boone’s Hat

on June 7, 2017, 9:48 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, June 7, 2017. On this date in 1769, Daniel Boone first laid eyes on the physical place that would become synonymous with his name. “After a long and fatiguing journey through a mountainous wilderness, in a westward direction, on the seventh day of June following, we found ourselves on Red River,” he recalled, “… and, from […]

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Report: Evergreen Protesters Roaming Campus with Baseball Bats

Report: Evergreen Protesters Roaming Campus with Baseball Bats

on June 7, 2017, 9:42 AM / in National News, State News

I have posted several items on the Evergreen situation in Washington State.  This morning I rec’d an email from a WGEN reader about another incident in California.  Don’t be surprised when the real racists and their *handlers* make this a common occurrence across the nation.  First – check out a clip from last nights Tucker Carlson’s program about reverse Civil […]

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Uni-Party Elite: Biden, Ryan, McCain, Graham to gather at Romney summit

Uni-Party Elite: Biden, Ryan, McCain, Graham to gather at Romney summit

on June 7, 2017, 8:05 AM / in National News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just days after launching a new political action committee, former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden will join Republican officials and donors at a weekend retreat hosted by former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney. Biden will be interviewed by Romney during a Friday evening event in Park City, Utah, at the invitation-only summit, according to a Biden spokesman […]

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Nikki Haley Ultimatum

Nikki Haley Ultimatum

on June 7, 2017, 8:00 AM / in International News

By Steve Berman   /  RedState.com Using the strongest words yet, UN Ambassador Nikki Haley issued what could be called an ultimatum to the UN Human Rights Council. In a speech in Geneva, Haley kept a promise she made last week. She called on the UN to make two key changes: “Act to keep the worst human rights abusers form […]

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Christopher Wray: Trump to Nominate Former Assistant AG for FBI Director

Christopher Wray: Trump to Nominate Former Assistant AG for FBI Director

on June 7, 2017, 7:54 AM / in National News

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he will nominate Christopher Wray, a former Justice Department official and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s personal attorney, to replace ousted FBI Director James Comey. The selection of Wray comes a day before Comey is set to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Russia’s alleged interference in last year’s presidential election. Comey was […]

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Sessions reportedly offered to resign

Sessions reportedly offered to resign

on June 7, 2017, 7:49 AM / in National News

Attorney General Jeff Sessions reportedly offered to resign in recent weeks as his relationship with President Trump soured. Sessions reportedly made the suggestion in a conversation with President Trump in which Sessions said he needed more freedom to properly do his job, but Trump rebuffed the offer. The relationship between Trump and Sessions grew increasingly tense after Sessions recused himself […]

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ISIS claims responsibility for dual attacks in Iran

ISIS claims responsibility for dual attacks in Iran

on June 7, 2017, 7:47 AM / in International News

The Islamic State claimed responsibility Wednesday for simultaneous attacks at Iran’s parliament building and the tomb of the Islamic republic’s revolutionary founder, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. The deadly assaults marked what appeared to be ISIS’ first attacks inside Iran. State TV reported that four assailants stormed into the parliament building, and one blew himself up inside. At least eight people were […]

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County mayor on budget: ‘No tax increase’ for 17th year

on June 7, 2017, 7:40 AM / in State News

By BRIAN GRAVES   /  Cleveland Daily Banner Bradley County Mayor D. Gary Davis got to use his favorite phrase Monday as he presented his 2017-18 county budget: “No tax increase.” Davis was making the first formal presentation of the new budget during the Bradley County Commission’s voting session Monday night. The $36.7 million budget is $1.7 million more than […]

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Dobbs in the House

Dobbs in the House

on June 7, 2017, 7:37 AM / in State News

By Ruth White  /  Shopper News.com Fountain City Elementary invited former UT quarterback Josh Dobbs to read to students during Dr. Seuss Month in March. Dobbs’ schedule wouldn’t allow for the visit but he kept the school that is tucked away in the heart of Fountain City on his mind. “Josh hated that he missed reading to the students and […]

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Health secretary to Tennessee health care executives: ‘Time to act is now’ on Obamacare repeal, replacement

Health secretary to Tennessee health care executives: ‘Time to act is now’ on Obamacare repeal, replacement

on June 7, 2017, 7:33 AM / in National News, State News

We agree, it is the time to act. Just not in the way that Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price is suggesting. This has been the dividing line with other great candidates and political officers since the middle of the last century. Should we have universal health care, bringing us all into a collective, or should we have individualized […]

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More Sen. Brian Kelsey campaign transactions hint at possible straw donor issues

More Sen. Brian Kelsey campaign transactions hint at possible straw donor issues

on June 7, 2017, 6:56 AM / in State News

While we suspect that this a lot about nothing and that we doubt there will be charges in regards to State Senator Kelsey or any other Tennessee legislator it is interesting to note anyway that the possible funneling of funds from one campaign to another has been judged illegal. While this paper knows that Kelsey is no conservative and is prone […]

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Nashville sets special election date to replace former Councilman Sam Coleman

on June 7, 2017, 6:38 AM / in State News

The Davidson County Election Commission has scheduled a special election on Aug. 15 to fill the vacancy left by District 33 Antioch-area Metro Councilman Sam Coleman, who was sworn in as a Nashville judge last week. Early voting for the special election will begin July 26 and run through Aug. 10. The election commission voted Monday to set those dates. […]

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TN nursing home wasted Medicaid dollars, audit says

TN nursing home wasted Medicaid dollars, audit says

on June 7, 2017, 6:16 AM / in State News

Tennessee Comptrollers have called out the Bridge at Monteagle nursing home for using Medicaid dollars on things not related to health care. On top of that, six residents qualified for Medicaid even though they didn’t qualify, according to an audit released Tuesday. Among the findings: • “The Bridge at Monteagle included $49,927.66 of nonallowable expenses on the Medicaid cost report […]

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God Calling

God Calling

on June 7, 2017, 6:14 AM / in Religion

This is how God showed his love . . . : He sent his one and only Son into the world.1 John 4:9 One morning my daughter gave her eleven-month-old son her cell phone for a moment to entertain him. Less than a minute later my phone rang, and as I picked it up I heard his little voice. He […]

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June 7th in History

June 7th in History

on June 7, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

June 7 is the 158th day of the year (159th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 207 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Anniversary of the Memorandum of the Slovak Nation (Slovakia) Birthday of Prince Joachim (Denmark) Christian feast day: Colmán of Dromore Paul I of Constantinople Robert of Newminster Chief Seattle (Lutheran Church) […]

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