Archive for June 30th, 2017

My Brother, My Enemy

My Brother, My Enemy

on June 30, 2017, 7:40 AM / in Opinion

Brothers are supposed to be allies; they are supposed to be friends. This is true for spiritual brothers as well as for biological brothers. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always work out that way. Sometimes, brothers become enemies. Think about it: in our War for Independence, brother fought against brother. How many Christians sided with the British Crown and raised arm and […]

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Debt ceiling will be hit in October

on June 30, 2017, 7:36 AM / in National News

The Congressional Budget Office on Thursday projected that the U.S. Treasury would “most likely” run out of cash in early to mid-October unless Congress raises the debt ceiling. The exact timing is unclear, the CBO said in a new report, as unpredictable swings in revenues and outlays may deplete funds more quickly or slowly than projected. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin […]

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U.K. Jewish School Could Be Closed for Not Teaching LGBT Agenda

U.K. Jewish School Could Be Closed for Not Teaching LGBT Agenda

on June 30, 2017, 7:34 AM / in International News, Opinion

Written by  Michael Tennant An Orthodox Jewish girls’ school in England may be forced to close because it refuses to teach its young students the government-approved line on LGBT issues. Vishnitz Girls School, a private school with 212 pupils aged three to eight, has endured three inspections over the past year-and-a-half from the British government’s Office for Standards in Education, Children’s […]

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Beth Harwell rolls out then apparently hides propaganda campaign on her support of the 2nd Amendment

Beth Harwell rolls out then apparently hides propaganda campaign on her support of the 2nd Amendment

on June 30, 2017, 7:26 AM / in Opinion, State News

Beth Harwell has been the Speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives for the last 7 years. During that time, Tennessee has had a Republican governor and a Republican super majority in the Legislature. Anything remotely “republican” should have been easily enacted into law years ago. During that time about 10 other states including Maine and Rhode Island have adopted […]

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An America First Korea Policy

An America First Korea Policy

on June 30, 2017, 7:17 AM / in Opinion

“The North Korean regime is causing tremendous problems and is something that has to be dealt with, and probably dealt with rapidly.” So President Trump told reporters in the Rose Garden this week. But how this is to be done “rapidly” is not so easy to see. North Korea has just returned to us Otto Warmbier, a student sentenced to […]

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He thought a book would stop a bullet and make him a YouTube star. Now he’s dead.

He thought a book would stop a bullet and make him a YouTube star. Now he’s dead.

on June 30, 2017, 7:14 AM / in National News, State News

By Katie Mettler  /  The Washington Post HT to Thomas Before Monday, before the 911 call and police investigation, Pedro Ruiz III, an aspiring YouTube star in rural Minnesota, spent considerable time persuading his girlfriend to fire a gun at his chest. There would be a thick encyclopedia between the muzzle and his body, authorities say he told 19-year-old Monalisa Perez. The pages, […]

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Will it be the future of school choice or will it be the knock out blow of all public education!

Will it be the future of school choice or will it be the knock out blow of all public education!

on June 30, 2017, 7:03 AM / in Opinion

A 2012 report by EdChoice called education savings accounts (ESA) the “most innovative school choice option on the market today,” and highlighted how ESAs are helping to fulfill Milton Friedman’s vision for school choice in the 21st century. At the time, only Arizona had implemented an ESA program, which was limited to only a few groups of students. Five years […]

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Actor Is Calling for All-out Civil War

on June 30, 2017, 6:35 AM / in National News, Opinion

Apparently, calling for Donald Trump’s assassination in Hollywood is so last week — literally. After Johnny Depp’s “joke” last week at the Glastonbury Arts Festival that it may be time for an actor to go all John Wilkes Booth and kill the president, another actor and director has decided he’s done with just calling for the president to be killed. Instead, Rob […]

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Madison County July Agenda Meeting Will be held this morning July 30, 2017: New taxes will be discussed

on June 30, 2017, 6:07 AM / in Local News

The regular meeting of the Madison County Board of Commissioners will be held at the West Tennessee Research and Education Center at 605 Airways Boulevard at the Seminar Room 150 in Jackson Tennessee on Friday June 30, 2017 at 8:30 A. M. Besides the regular appointments to positions held by both commissioners and private individuals on governing bodies, the meeting […]

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