Archive for July 9th, 2017

GOP pessimism rising on ObamaCare repeal

on July 9, 2017, 9:21 AM / in National News, Opinion

What are we talking about? Why are they so concerned about replacement… repeal the damn thing first….. Senate Republicans are returning to Washington increasingly pessimistic about their plan to repeal and replace ObamaCare. They’ve had to put off plans for a vote next week, and they’ve seen loyal members either double down on their opposition to the bill, or at […]

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KKK rallies around Confederate statue in Virginia

KKK rallies around Confederate statue in Virginia

on July 9, 2017, 9:13 AM / in National News, State News

About 50 members of the Ku Klux Klan rallied in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday to protest the city’s plan to take down a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from a public park. The KKK group was dwarfed by an anti-racism counter-protest estimated at about 1,000 people. Local authorities said 23 people were arrested at the event but did […]

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American tourist killed in Greece

American tourist killed in Greece

on July 9, 2017, 9:12 AM / in International News

An American tourist named Bakari Henderson was killed in a bar brawl while visiting the Greek island of Zakynthos on Friday, local media reported. Henderson, 22, was out with his friends when he began fighting with another bar patron. Both men were asked to leave the bar, after which the fight escalated and Henderson was beaten to death by 10 […]

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Kushner, Manafort, and Donald Trump Jr. met with Kremlin-linked lawyer during campaign

on July 9, 2017, 9:08 AM / in National News

President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner; his then-campaign chair Paul Manafort; and his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., met with a Russian lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya, with ties to the Kremlin during the 2016 campaign, The New York Times reported Saturday. Trump Jr. and Kushner’s attorney confirmed to NBC News the meeting took place on June 9, 2016, in […]

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Trump talks trade, North Korea with China’s Xi

Trump talks trade, North Korea with China’s Xi

on July 9, 2017, 9:06 AM / in International News, National News

President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping had a friendly meeting Saturday on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Germany, where the two talked trade and what to do about North Korea’s missile tests. Trump’s recent impatience with China’s failure to immediately rein in Pyongyang was not in evidence; he told Xi it is “an honor to have you […]

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Republican Party Monthly Meeting

on July 9, 2017, 8:53 AM / in Announcements

The Madison County monthly meeting will be at Coyote Blues. Date:  July, 10, 2017, Monday Time:  11:15 am Place:  Coyote Blues Restaurant County Commission Chairman – Gary Deaton  We are honored to have Chairman Deaton as our guest speaker. Chairman Deaton consistently listens to his constituents and always works towards a more efficient and effective county commission. I trust everyone […]

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Scores of Blacks Attack Police in Knoxville, TN on Independence Day

Scores of Blacks Attack Police in Knoxville, TN on Independence Day

on July 9, 2017, 8:51 AM / in State News

Police in Knoxville confronted a crowd of 300+ blacks on Independence Day this past Tuesday night. It didn’t end well for the police, as they were attacked by more than two dozen blacks. These blacks celebrated concepts of freedom, liberty and July 4th by shooting fireworks at police (two suffering injuries) and reminding any who reads this story that Africans […]

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Obama Shows Up at G20 Summit

Obama Shows Up at G20 Summit

on July 9, 2017, 8:48 AM / in International News, Opinion

Written by Keely Sharp  /   Eagle Rising Uh, can someone please tell Obama that he is not the president anymore? It’s really sad and pathetic that he is still trying to pretend like he is. Sort of like the spoiled popular girl who doesn’t win prom queen but still acts as if she did…..We are all just looking at him […]

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Iraq: Will Tony Blair Finally Stand Trial for His Part in the “Supreme International Crime”?

on July 9, 2017, 8:39 AM / in Opinion

By Felicity Arbuthnot Special thanks to Thomas “I think most people who have dealt with me, think I’m a pretty straight sort of guy, and I am.” (Tony Blair, BBC “On the Record”, 16th November 1997.)  On 30th November last year, Michael Gove, currently UK Environment Minister, pretty well unloved by swathes of the population whatever Ministry he heads, declared, at the post […]

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Tucker Carlson Blasts Maxine Waters for Hypocrisy Following Her Attack on Ben Carson

on July 9, 2017, 8:34 AM / in Opinion

Do You Really Think She Cares? Fox News host Tucker Carlson castigated Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters (Calif.) on Wednesday over comments she made on housing as she attacked Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson. Waters said on Saturday that when Carson testifies before the House Financial Services Committee, of which she is the ranking member, she is “going to take […]

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The Washington Post Offers Up A Textbook Case Of Garbage, Biased Journalism

The Washington Post Offers Up A Textbook Case Of Garbage, Biased Journalism

on July 9, 2017, 8:30 AM / in Opinion

by Jay Caruso  /   RedState.com Imagine you’ve been in a coma for the previous month. You come out of it, and one morning you pick up The Washington Post, and you find a story that discusses, in part, the shooting of a member of Congress. The title of the story says: In Alexandria shooter’s hometown, rage-filled radio host channels middle […]

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GOP faces critical month for budget

GOP faces critical month for budget

on July 9, 2017, 8:25 AM / in National News

When the Republican-controlled Congress returns to Washington this week, it will face a political and procedural Gordian knot to advance its agenda, the heart of which centers around the budget. Congress has just three legislative weeks before the August recess and one month after that before an impending government shutdown and debt ceiling breach — not to mention the small […]

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Iraqi PM arrives in Mosul to declare ‘great victory’ over ISIS

Iraqi PM arrives in Mosul to declare ‘great victory’ over ISIS

on July 9, 2017, 8:21 AM / in International News

Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has arrived in Mosul to declare victory over ISIS in the city after months of fighting. Some clashes were still ongoing near the Tigris river, but the militants are expected to be defeated, a spokesman told NBC News. Abadi has “congratulated the heroic fighters and the Iraqi people for the great victory,” according to a statement […]

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Trump: I ‘strongly pressed’ Putin on election meddling

Trump: I ‘strongly pressed’ Putin on election meddling

on July 9, 2017, 8:17 AM / in International News, National News

President Trump early Sunday said he “strongly pressed” Russian President Vladimir Putin during the G20 summit on Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential election. “I strongly pressed President Putin twice about Russian meddling in our election. He vehemently denied it. I’ve already given my opinion…..” the president tweeted. “…We negotiated a ceasefire in parts of Syria which will save lives. […]

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Jackson City Council July 11th Meeting, the budget agreement

on July 9, 2017, 6:56 AM / in Local News

The Jackson City Council’s Tuesday meeting will include the city’s annual budget as well as revenues that it hopes to collect during the next year. This meeting also includes the agreement between the city and the county on the distribution of sales tax funds that the city recently purloined by redefining an agreement and a voters referendum made by the […]

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No Bad News

No Bad News

on July 9, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. – Matthew 11:28 Read: Esther 1:1-9 The unwillingness to listen to bad news has been blamed for everything from space shuttle disasters to corporate collapses to the spread of terrorism. Lengthy studies aren’t needed to determine why this happens. Bad news reveals problems; […]

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July 9th in History

July 9th in History

on July 9, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

July 9 is the 190th day of the year (191st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 175 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Agilulfus of Cologne Amandina of Schakkebroek (one of Martyrs of Southern Hunan) Blessed Marija Petković Everilda Gregorio Grassi (one of Martyrs of Shanxi) Martyr Saints of China Martyrs […]

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