Archive for June 19th, 2017

Madison County, TN Board of Commissioners meets this morning … Here is what they will talk about

on June 19, 2017, 8:17 AM / in Local News

AGENDA FOR THE MAY TERM OF THE MADISON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONDAY, JUNE 19,2017  8:30AM. FROM THE OFFICE OF COMMISSIONER GARY D. DEATON, CHAIRMAN THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE MADISON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS WILL BE HELD AT THE WEST TENNESSEE RESEARCH AND EDUCATION CENTER, 605 AIRWAYS BOULEVARD, SEMINAR ROOM 150, JACKSON, TENNESSEE ON MONDAY, JUNE 19,2017 AT 8:30 A.M. THE FOLLOWING […]

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And You Thought They Only Vandalized Confederate Monuments and Graves (so you didn’t say anything)

And You Thought They Only Vandalized Confederate Monuments and Graves (so you didn’t say anything)

on June 19, 2017, 8:06 AM / in Opinion

Americans have become so comfortable with Socialism – the Far Leftists have been more than successful in their goal of turning America into a nation of SLAVES – yes, SLAVES – they owe their Souls to the Company store and it happened over such a long period of time with each decade ratcheting up the speed because they had prepared […]

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The Coming Civil War in America

on June 19, 2017, 8:03 AM / in Opinion

From PAMELA GELLER  /  FREEDOM OUTPOST The left has been at war against America for decades. The right represents those of us who favor individual freedom and capitalism — and the left are those who want government controls and socialism. Political violence became an essential and successful means of leftist warfare in the 60’s, the decade of destruction. The success of […]

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Armed Citizen Who Captured Georgia Cop Killers: ‘I Loaded Every Weapon I Could’

Armed Citizen Who Captured Georgia Cop Killers: ‘I Loaded Every Weapon I Could’

on June 19, 2017, 7:55 AM / in National News, State News

Please take a minute to read this brief article… Armed Citizen Who Captured Georgia Cop Killers: “I Loaded Every Weapon I Could” http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/06/17/armed-citizen-captured-ga-cop-killers-loaded-every-weapon/ (In case you don’t like clicking on links, I’ve included the text of the article below, because it really is pretty short.)   The mainstream media hate(s) stories like this, because it shows… the benefits of being […]

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Ossoff and Handel Blast Ad Tying Democrats to Baseball Shooting

Ossoff and Handel Blast Ad Tying Democrats to Baseball Shooting

on June 19, 2017, 6:55 AM / in National News, State News

This is the proper use and damnation of outsiders advertising for a candidate without the candidates approval. However you might question why a PAC would operate without the candidate’s approval in the first place. Both Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican candidate Karen Handel criticized an ad by a PAC tying Democrats to the shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise and others last […]

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Book Explores How Lobbyists Fill a Void in Congress

Book Explores How Lobbyists Fill a Void in Congress

on June 19, 2017, 6:49 AM / in National News

According to the Book “It’s not who you know, it’s what you know” If you bemoan lobbyists or the revolving door that spins between government service and K Street, blame Congress. The shift on Capitol Hill to centralize much of the major policymaking in leadership offices, as opposed to committees, along with a reduction in legislative staff and their salaries […]

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Mainers go to Washington to lobby Congress to act on climate change

on June 19, 2017, 6:43 AM / in State News

Campaigning with ART:  Volunteers with the Citizens’ Climate Lobby use art and pressure to push for solutions to a warming climate.   CANTON — Four years ago, Canton artist Laurie Sproul found herself deeply frustrated as she searched for ways that she, as an individual, could take action against what she saw as the impending threat of climate change. She […]

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Congress dealing with a few issues this week

on June 19, 2017, 6:40 AM / in National News

The Senate will vote Monday on the nomination of Brock Long to be administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Administration. After the Trump Administration’s focus last week on workforce and education issues the House will vote on several bills focused on closing the skills gap. There will also be vote on bipartisan measures focused on improving the foster care system. […]

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Greg Gianforte expect to be Sworn in to Congress

on June 19, 2017, 6:32 AM / in National News

Montana Republican Rep.-elect Greg Gianforte is expected to be sworn in next week on the House floor to fill the vacant seat of former Rep. Ryan Zinke, who is now Secretary of the Interior. Gianforte gained national attention in May when he took down Ben Jacobs, a reporter for the Guardian, who was attempting berate him about the GOP health […]

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Capitol Hill watching Georgia special election

Capitol Hill watching Georgia special election

on June 19, 2017, 6:29 AM / in National News

The most expensive election for a House seat takes place Tuesday, when Republican Karen Handel faces Democrat Jon Ossoff to fill the vacancy left when former Rep. Tom Price took the position of Health and Human Services secretary. The suburban Atlanta district, which in recent elections has been considered reliably Republican, is being viewed as a bellwether for the 2018 […]

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Air Products, desiring stable helium market, heads to Congress

on June 19, 2017, 6:18 AM / in National News

We know its not sexy, but this is the way of Congress… and companies that deal with insane laws. By Andrew Wagaman  /  The Morning Call Air Products wants Congress to tweak a nearly century-old law to encourage domestic helium production amid an imminent shutdown of the government’s stockpile of the gas. The Helium Extraction Act of 2017 would add two […]

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World Leaders Wary of Trump May Have an Ally: Congress

World Leaders Wary of Trump May Have an Ally: Congress

on June 19, 2017, 6:10 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

By JENNIFER STEINHAUER  /   New York Times WASHINGTON — President Trump threatens to upend the post-World War II foreign policy order, but Congress is working to ensure that American foreign policy remains rooted in the trans-Atlantic alliance against traditional rivals like Russia. Republicans have been careful not to frame their foreign policy moves as a counterweight to the president, […]

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Dad’s Hat

Dad’s Hat

on June 19, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Honor your father. – Ephesians 6:2 Amid the celebration, there was tragedy. It was the opening ceremonies of the 1992 summer Olympic Games in Barcelona. One by one the teams entered the stadium and paraded around the track to the cheers of 65,000 people. But in one section of Olympic Stadium, shock and sadness fell as Peter Karnaugh, father of […]

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June 19th in History

June 19th in History

on June 19, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

June 19 is the 170th day of the year (171st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 195 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Gervasius and Protasius (Catholic Church) Juliana Falconieri Romuald Zosimus Sadhu Sundar Singh (Anglican) June 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Day of the Independent Hungary (Hungary) Feast of Forest (Palawan) […]

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