Archive for August 5th, 2017

Family Announces Legendary British Actor Has Died

on August 5, 2017, 7:47 AM / in People

By V. Saxena  /   Western Journalism English actor Robert Hardy, who played Minister of Magic Cornelius Fudge in the Harry Potter film series, died Thursday at the age of 91, his children Paul, Emma and Justine said in a statement. His children did not mention the cause of death but rather outlined their father’s impressive seven-decade “giant career in theatre, television and film.” “From the early start, […]

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REPORT. Mueller Is Using Two Grand Juries In Probe

REPORT. Mueller Is Using Two Grand Juries In Probe

on August 5, 2017, 7:37 AM / in National News

by streiff  /   RedState Yesterday, we learned that special counsel Robert Mueller has impaneled a grand jury in Washington, DC, to hear evidence in the probe into allegations of collusion between members of Donald Trump’s campaign team and representatives of the Russian government. Now USA Today is reporting that he has another grand jury operating in Northern Virginia. Russia special counsel Robert Mueller […]

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Deported Illegal Alien Faces Charges in Attempted Rape of 89-Year-Old NC Woman

on August 5, 2017, 7:23 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Tim Brown   /   Freedom Outpost More and more, I am wondering why we are even spending the time, resources and money on deportation of illegal aliens who commit violent crimes in the US.  Why are we not providing a just punishment to fit the crime rather than taxing the citizens to feed, clothe and house these criminals […]

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The Obamas’ Lavish Lifestyle Cost Taxpayers In Nine Digits

The Obamas’ Lavish Lifestyle Cost Taxpayers In Nine Digits

on August 5, 2017, 7:03 AM / in National News, Opinion

“…lavish, extravagant and excessive…” By Martin Walsh   / Western Journalism As first family from 2008 to 2016, the Obamas lived a lavish lifestyle that left the American taxpayer with a bill of more than $100 million. Watchdog organization Judicial Watch reported in July 2017 that “Obama family travel cost taxpayers at least $100,104,459.53 during his two terms.” In March 2015, the Washington Examiner determined that the Obama presidency […]

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Theft, corporate welfare, dominate Tennessee headlines in July

Theft, corporate welfare, dominate Tennessee headlines in July

on August 5, 2017, 6:18 AM / in State News

By Chris Butler  /  Tennessee Watchdog Waste, fraud and abuse at all levels of Tennessee government were rampant in July, according to a smattering of published news reports. Spring Hill wastes taxpayer money on former employees Spring Hill officials spent $92,000 on insurance on former city employees who weren’t eligible, according to the Spring Hill Home Page. “The auditors found that […]

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August 5th in History

August 5th in History

on August 5, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

August 5 is the 217th day of the year (218th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 148 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Abel of Reims Addai Afra Albrecht Dürer, Matthias Grünewald, and Lucas Cranach the Elder (Episcopal Church (USA)) Cassian of Autun Dedication of the Basilica of St Mary Major […]

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Wholesome Humor

Wholesome Humor

on August 5, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

All uncleanness or covetousness, let it not even be named among you, . . . neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor coarse jesting. – Ephesians 5:3-4  Abraham Lincoln faced enormous pressures as president during the US Civil War. Without humor, it’s doubtful he would have been able to bear the strain. When emotions ran high in cabinet meetings, he often […]

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