Archive for June 15th, 2017

A New Bullet Has Been Invented. This is What it Looks Like.

A New Bullet Has Been Invented. This is What it Looks Like.

on June 15, 2017, 9:11 AM / in National News

Thanks again to Thomas The news: Not satisfied with the destructive power of hollow-point bullets or large-caliber guns? G2 Research has you covered with the new “Radically Invasive Projectile” (R.I.P., clever) an exploding bullet they say can “take the civilian and law enforcement markets by storm, and truly become the last round you’ll ever need.” The bullet is manufactured with […]

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Tennessee Firearms Association meeting Tonight

Tennessee Firearms Association meeting Tonight

on June 15, 2017, 8:58 AM / in Announcements, Local News

The West Tennessee Regional Chapter of the Tennessee Firearms Association will hold its June Stated Meeting on Thursday, June 15th (due to scheduling conflicts meeting has been moved to the 3rd Thursday of the month) at Brooks Shaw’s Old Country Store, 56 Casey Jones Lane, Jackson, TN 38305. Our room will be available at 5:30 p.m. for those who wish […]

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Congressman: “By the Grace of God, One of the Folks Here Had a Weapon to Fire Back”

on June 15, 2017, 8:48 AM / in National News

by CNS NEWS STAFF Rep. Mike Bishop (R.-Mich.) was at the field in Alexandria, Va., where a congressional baseball team was practicing for a charity game and was attacked by a gunman on Wednesday morning. In a remarkable interview with WWJ radio in Detroit, Rep. Bishop described how many more of those attending the practice would have been shot by […]

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Judge orders new environmental review of Dakota Access Pipeline

Judge orders new environmental review of Dakota Access Pipeline

on June 15, 2017, 8:45 AM / in National News

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the government to conduct a new environmental review of the Dakota Access Pipeline project, saying the original review was inadequate. The ruling marked a limited victory for tribal opponents of the 1,170-mile pipeline project, although U.S. District Judge James Boasberg did not order the pipeline’s operators to stop pumping oil through the now-completed pipeline. […]

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Today Marks 50th Anniversary of Supreme Court’s Interracial Marriage Decision

Today Marks 50th Anniversary of Supreme Court’s Interracial Marriage Decision

on June 15, 2017, 8:43 AM / in History

Veronica Neffinger | Editor, ChristianHeadlines.com Special Thanks to Thomas On June 12, 2017, marks the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s historic decision in support of interracial marriage. The case was called Loving v. Virginia and was brought to the court by Richard Loving, a white man, who was married to Mildred Jeter, who was black and Native American, reports […]

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Drafting George

Drafting George

on June 15, 2017, 8:39 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Thursday, June 15, 2017. On this date in 1775, the Continental Congress unanimously tapped George Washington to command the yet-to-be-created armed forces of the restive 13 colonies. Washington accepted the commission to lead the Continental Army the following day. In subsequent letters to their wives, both GW and John Adams revealed how fully they comprehended the historic […]

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GOP rep. received threatening email with subject line ‘One down, 216 to go…’ after lawmaker shooting

on June 15, 2017, 8:36 AM / in National News

BY OLIVIA BEAVERS   /   The Hill The office of Rep. Claudia Tenney (R-N.Y.) received a threatening email with the subject line “One down, 216 to go…,” shortly after a shooter opened fire on GOP lawmakers who were at a congressional baseball practice, according to her office. The person who sent the email then wrote in the body of the […]

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Democratic Socialism and the Government of the City of Jackson TN

on June 15, 2017, 8:06 AM / in Opinion

Word of Note: A great deal of research was provided by Lawrence Fedewa of The Washington Times When Bernie Sanders, the socialist senator from Vermont, entered the Democratic primaries last year, a lot of people wondered. “What is democratic socialism?” The classic definition of socialism is “a system of government in which the means of production and distribution of goods are […]

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Death toll rises to at least 17 in London inferno

Death toll rises to at least 17 in London inferno

on June 15, 2017, 7:26 AM / in International News

The death toll from a massive fire in a London apartment building rose to 17 early Thursday, and British firefighting authorities said the number could rise. Entire families remained missing a day after the blaze engulfed every floor of the 24-story building, and 74 people were injured, 18 of them critically. “Tragically now we are not expecting to find anyone […]

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Fed hikes interest rates in sign of confidence in economy

Fed hikes interest rates in sign of confidence in economy

on June 15, 2017, 7:25 AM / in National News

Watching the BS The Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised its benchmark short-term interest rate for the third straight quarter in a sign of confidence in the economy. At the end of a two-day meeting, Fed policy makers lifted the interest rate by a quarter percentage point to a range of 1 percent to 1.25 percent, and said they were sticking […]

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Report: Trump under investigation for possible obstruction of justice

Report: Trump under investigation for possible obstruction of justice

on June 15, 2017, 7:17 AM / in National News

Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is leading the investigation into Russia’s alleged meddling in last year’s election, is interviewing top intelligence officials in a widening inquiry that will look at whether President Trump tried to obstruct justice, The Washington Post reported Wednesday, citing several people with knowledge of the situation. Mueller reportedly wants to interview Daniel Coats, the current director […]

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Sanders Fundraised in 2011 by Falsely Blaming Sarah Palin for Tucson Shooting

Sanders Fundraised in 2011 by Falsely Blaming Sarah Palin for Tucson Shooting

on June 15, 2017, 7:15 AM / in National News, Opinion

BY: Alex Griswold   /   The Washington Free Beacon Former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders once fundraised by blaming conservatives and then-Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R.) for the 2011 attack on former Rep. Gabby Giffords (D., Ariz.). “This horrendous act of violence is not some kind of strange aberration for this area where, it appears, threats and acts of […]

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The Violence is Only Getting Started

The Violence is Only Getting Started

on June 15, 2017, 7:12 AM / in Opinion

By Erick Erickson  /  The Resurgent Floyd Lee Corkins walked into the offices of the Family Research Council after seeing it listed as an anti-gay hate group on the Southern Poverty Law Center’s website. The Family Research Council is a pro-Christian, pro-family organization, which makes it a hate site to the left. Corkins intended to kill the employees and stuff […]

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The Myth of Infrastructure Spending

The Myth of Infrastructure Spending

on June 15, 2017, 7:06 AM / in National News, Opinion

in·fra·struc·ture  /  ˈinfrəˌstrək(t)SHər  noun   the basic physical and organizational structures and facilities (e.g., buildings, roads, and power supplies) needed for the operation of a society or enterprise. By Ryan McMaken   /  Mises Institute Trump’s $1-trillion infrastructure spending plan continues to be one of his less controversial proposed policies. In Washington, and even among many in the general public, there is a […]

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MAGNA CARTA limiting a King!-History from Alfred the Great to U.S. Constitution (plus background on 3rd Crusade)

MAGNA CARTA limiting a King!-History from Alfred the Great to U.S. Constitution (plus background on 3rd Crusade)

on June 15, 2017, 7:01 AM / in History

England was invaded by “Dane” Vikings from Scandinavia who destroyed churches, libraries and defeated all opposition except for 23-year-old King Alfred. Forced into the swampy, tidal marshes of Somerset, Alfred, King of the Anglos and Saxons, began a resistance movement in 878 AD. According to biographer Bishop Asser, “Alfred attacked the whole pagan army fighting ferociously in dense order, and […]

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New York Times Resurrects Ugly Lie From 2011 In Editorial About Steve Scalise Shooting

on June 15, 2017, 6:40 AM / in National News, Opinion

by Joe Cunningham   /   RedState.com In an editorial that was as predictable in its point as it was just sad, the New York Times used the shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise to once again call for gun control. However, that is not the controversy generated by their column – it was, as I said, predictable. No, the […]

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San Francisco Shooting At UPS Facility Leave At Least 4 Dead

on June 15, 2017, 6:36 AM / in National News, State News

By Jack Davis  /  WesternJournalism.com Four people were killed Wednesday in an early morning shooting in San Francisco. Police said the shooting took place at the UPS San Francisco Customer Center, just east of Franklin Square. KGO-TV reported it was told a single shooter went into the building during a morning meeting, and the suspect may be a disgruntled employee. […]

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Lawmakers fired upon

on June 15, 2017, 6:27 AM / in National News

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and three other people were wounded Wednesday morning when a gunman opened fire on members of the Republican congressional baseball team as they were practicing on a field in Alexandria, Virginia. The gunman, James T. Hodgkinson, was shot by police and later died of his wounds. Scalise, 51, who represents Louisiana and is the third-ranking […]

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Working Wisely

Working Wisely

on June 15, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I must work the works of Him who sent Me while it is day. – John 9:4 In a photo on my wall, a rusted rake leans against a post in a vegetable garden overgrown with weeds. I took the picture several months after my father-in-law died and there was no one to care for his usually well-tended garden. One […]

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June 15th in History

June 15th in History

on June 15, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

June 15 is the 166th day of the year (167th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 199 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Arbor Day (Costa Rica) Cagayan de Oro Charter Day (Cagayan de Oro City) Christian Feast Day: Augustine of Hippo (Eastern Orthodox Church) Blessed Albertina Berkenbrock Blessed Clement Vismara Edburga of Winchester […]

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