Archive for August 11th, 2017

The Unsung Summit of Putin and Trump

on August 11, 2017, 8:20 AM / in Opinion

From Hiroshima To Hamburg By John V. Walsh   /   LewRockwell.com This week marks the 72nd anniversary of the criminal US bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.   And as is the case each year, there is much discussion and lamenting over this atrocity, as there well should be.  For the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki was not necessary for victory; […]

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The Truth About Donald Trump

The Truth About Donald Trump

on August 11, 2017, 8:16 AM / in Opinion

This column is written primarily in response to the way a host of televangelists, pastors, self-professing Christian talk show hosts, and Christian leaders are promoting Donald Trump as being a man of “bold Christian faith,” a “Bible-believing Christian,” a “modern Moses,” a “modern John The Baptist,” a “man for the Body of Christ,” a “REAL Christian,” etc., ad infinitum. Forgive […]

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Advisory: ALL-E & W bound Lanes of E. Chester frontage Rd closed, at 7 am Sun, 8/13/17, til 5pm, Wed, 8/16/17, due to WTN Railroad repairs at RR.

on August 11, 2017, 8:13 AM / in Local News

Scott Chandler, City of Jackson Engineer, along with Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), has approved the temporary road closure on all-lanes E. Chester Street Frontage Road, East & West bound lanes (under the Bridge overpass over Royal Street), has at the railroad crossing starting at 7:00 a.m. on Sunday, August 13, 2017, until 5:00 p.m on Wednesday, August 16, 2017. […]

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Is the American Empire Worth the Price?

Is the American Empire Worth the Price?

on August 11, 2017, 7:49 AM / in Opinion

“When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight,” Samuel Johnson observed, “it concentrates his mind wonderfully.” And the prospect of a future where Kim Jong Un can put a nuclear weapon on a U.S. city is going to cause this nation to reassess the risks and rewards of the American Imperium. First, some history. “Why should […]

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CNN ditches pro-Trump commentator for tweeting ‘Sieg Heil!’

CNN ditches pro-Trump commentator for tweeting ‘Sieg Heil!’

on August 11, 2017, 7:43 AM / in National News

CNN severed ties with Trump supporter Jeffrey Lord, who had frequently appeared as a commentator since last year’s campaign, over a tweet in which he used the Nazi phrase “Sieg Heil” in response to Angelo Carusone, who heads the liberal activist organization Media Matters for America. Lord, a columnist at the conservative magazine The American Spectator, recently criticized Media Matters […]

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Uber investor sues former CEO Travis Kalanick

Uber investor sues former CEO Travis Kalanick

on August 11, 2017, 7:40 AM / in National News

Early Uber investor Benchmark filed a lawsuit on Thursday accusing the ride-hailing company’s co-founder and former CEO, Travis Kalanick, of fraud, breach of contract, and breach of fiduciary duty. The board forced Kalanick to step down in June after a series of sexual harassment scandals sparked criticism of Uber’s corporate culture. Benchmark, a San Francisco-based venture capital firm that holds […]

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Trump thanks Putin for cutting U.S. embassy staff

on August 11, 2017, 7:37 AM / in International News, National News

President Trump on Thursday expressed gratitude for Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to tell the U.S. to cut its embassy staff by hundreds of people in response to new sanctions passed overwhelmingly by Congress late last month. “I want to thank him, because we’re trying to cut down on payroll,” Trump told reporters at his golf club in Bedminster, New […]

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Ken Gross Files the Paper Work to run for The U. S. House, District 2 position of Tennessee

Ken Gross Files the Paper Work to run for The U. S. House, District 2 position of Tennessee

on August 11, 2017, 7:27 AM / in State News

While John Duncan Jr. has not stated he will run again for the United States House of Representatives, the wolves are out for the position. Rep. Duncan has served Tennessee well and as our most conservative of Representatives has relied on the Constitution as his guide. Those opposing him are mere shadows and really not worthy to hold the position. […]

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Sundays With The Sentinel: THE SOUND OF VICTORY IS ABOUT TO GET LOUDER IN THE MIDST OF SEEMING CHAOS

Sundays With The Sentinel: THE SOUND OF VICTORY IS ABOUT TO GET LOUDER IN THE MIDST OF SEEMING CHAOS

on August 11, 2017, 6:47 AM / in Opinion

From our good friends at the MidSouth Sentinel Before the election I posted this prayer which in hindsight was very prophetic…Sundays With The Sentinel: Hold fast to the truth—not the news broadcast.” now I am posting another one that I believe is just as prophetic…..​ I SAW THE WINDS OF ACCELERATION UPON PRESIDENT TRUMP Recently when seeking what was on the […]

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Free financial literacy, credit program coming to Jackson

Free financial literacy, credit program coming to Jackson

on August 11, 2017, 6:44 AM / in State News

The First Ones to Attend should Be the Jackson City Council Omer Yusuf, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee First Tennessee Bank is partnering with Operation HOPE to offer free financial literacy programs and credit counseling in Jackson. First Tennessee announced it is opening an Operation HOPE Inside office at its North Highland Avenue branch. Operation HOPE is a national nonprofit […]

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Taxpayers will foot bill for Memphis Council trip to Bourbon Street

Taxpayers will foot bill for Memphis Council trip to Bourbon Street

on August 11, 2017, 6:40 AM / in State News

Ryan Poe, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee Three Memphis City Council members and three city employees will visit New Orleans’ Bourbon Street on the taxpayers’ dime this weekend to glean ideas for Beale Street. The group will meet with elected, law enforcement and Homeland Security officials Friday, said council chairman Berlin Boyd, who heads a council task force hoping to address issues […]

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The King’s Castle: Graceland, Whitehaven open 40th anniversary Elvis Week

The King’s Castle: Graceland, Whitehaven open 40th anniversary Elvis Week

on August 11, 2017, 6:35 AM / in State News

By Bill Dries   /   The Daily News, Memphis It begins with a trivia contest and a sock hop. Those are the first two events Friday, Aug. 11, at the top of a crowded Elvis Week itinerary that marks 40 years since Elvis Presley died at Graceland. The two lead-off events – the Elvis Fan Reunion, which features trivia […]

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Mark Green won’t challenge Corker; will help Christians enter public life

Mark Green won’t challenge Corker; will help Christians enter public life

on August 11, 2017, 6:31 AM / in State News

by Andy Sher  /  Chattanooga Times Free Press NASHVILLE — Tennessee state Sen. Mark Green says he won’t run against Republican U.S. Sen. Bob Corker next year and instead will devote his energy to a new nonprofit group he hopes will prepare Christian conservatives for politics and governing. The Ashland City, Tenn., physician and social conservative’s move came amid speculation he […]

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Tennessee legislators looking to move up, out

on August 11, 2017, 6:25 AM / in State News

State Legislature could see nearly 13 percent turnover in 2018 as lawmakers retire, seek new posts by Andy Sher  /   Chattanooga Times Free Press NASHVILLE — When state Rep. Marc Gravitt announced this week plans to run for Hamilton County register of deeds, the East Ridge Republican became the latest Tennessee lawmaker to declare he won’t seek re-election to his […]

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Why Do I Sigh?

Why Do I Sigh?

on August 11, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I turned my heart and despaired of all the labor in which I had toiled under the sun. —Ecclesiastes 2:20  According to the Guinness Book of World Records, a 15-year-old girl yawned continually for 5 weeks in 1888. No details were given as to the reason for the girl’s plight. It made me wonder why we yawn. Why does a […]

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Jackie comments on the Preview of Coming  Afflictions/Attractions

Jackie comments on the Preview of Coming Afflictions/Attractions

on August 11, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Originally Published August 11, 2015 At the movie theaters we are inundated before the show we came to see with PREVIEWS OF COMING ATTRACTIONS. What that should say is PREVIEW OF COMING AFFLICTIONS. When you really look at the content of the majority of *movies* today – they are filled with filth – immorality – murders – everything we should […]

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August 11th in History

August 11th in History

on August 11, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

 In August 11th is the 223rd day of the year (224th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 142 days remaining until the end of the year Holidays Christian Feast Day: Athracht Clare of Assisi Fiacre Gaugericus John Henry Newman (Church of England) Philomena Susanna Taurinus of Évreux Tiburtius and Chromatius August 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Flag Day […]

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