Archive for August 15th, 2017

This coming from a man who thinks Republicans are domestic enemies.

on August 15, 2017, 3:09 PM / in Opinion
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Marbles

Marbles

on August 15, 2017, 10:16 AM / in Bedtime Stories

During the waning years of the depression in a small Southeastern (state) community, I used to stop by Farmer Miller’s roadside stand for farm-fresh produce as the season made it available. Food and money were still extremely scarce and bartering was used extensively. One particular day Farmer Miller was bagging some new potatoes for me. I noticed a small boy, […]

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Looming debt limit fight rattles Wall Street

Looming debt limit fight rattles Wall Street

on August 15, 2017, 9:58 AM / in National News

BY NIV ELIS  /  The Hill Wall Street is nervous that political deadlock in Washington and a looming debt ceiling fight could lead to the unthinkable this year: a U.S. debt default. “Washington has not been able to get a single thing of substance done since this Congress was established, so given that, there are a lot of reasons to […]

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Nevada Senator Faces Challenge in 2018 GOP Senate Primary

Nevada Senator Faces Challenge in 2018 GOP Senate Primary

on August 15, 2017, 9:56 AM / in State News

Sen. Dean Heller opponent Danny Tarkanian promises firmer support for Trump, Obamacare repeal By Janet Hook  /  WALL STREET JOURNAL [Excerpted] – Sen. Dean Heller, a Nevada Republican up for re-election in 2018 who has been whipsawed by the politics of Congress’s health-care debate, has drawn a conservative primary opponent promising to be a more reliable ally for President Donald Trump. Danny […]

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Good Will Rogers

Good Will Rogers

on August 15, 2017, 9:52 AM / in Opinion, People

Good morning, it’s Tuesday, August 15, 2017. Eighty-two years ago today, beloved American sage Will Rogers and internationally famous test pilot Wiley Post died in a plane crash after taking off from Barrow, Alaska. We could certainly use Rogers now. When word reached the mainland, there was an outpouring of national — and bipartisan –grief. On Capitol Hill, both the […]

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Briefs from Real Clear Politics

on August 15, 2017, 9:46 AM / in National News, Opinion

Trump’s Charlottesville Response Tries GOP Lawmakers. The president’s delayed condemnation of white supremacists in Saturday’s deadly clash was difficult for many congressional Republicans to defend, Caitlin Huey-Burns writes. Melania Trump Inches Toward Spotlight. Emily Goodin has this update on the first lady’s expected public emergence now that she and son Barron are ensconced in Washington full time. Trump’s About-Face on […]

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How You Can Avoid a Recipe for Monotony

How You Can Avoid a Recipe for Monotony

on August 15, 2017, 9:40 AM / in Announcements

On two different occasions in my life I didn’t follow a recipe and it led to what you might call “culinary malfunctions.” One time the results were passable but certainly not right; the other time the results were downright laughable. In both cases, if I had followed the recipe (or understood what the recipe was even saying!), I would have […]

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3 Signs You Might Be A Pawn Of The New World Order

3 Signs You Might Be A Pawn Of The New World Order

on August 15, 2017, 8:46 AM / in Opinion

By Sigmund Fraud The mother lode of all conspiracies is the New World Order. In essence, it is a high-level, multi-generational plan to render all sovereign national governments subservient to an unelected, supranational, authoritarian world government. In this scheme, the people of planet earth will be micromanaged with strict social, technological and financial controls. It is the total consolidation of global […]

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If We Erase Our History, Who Are We?

If We Erase Our History, Who Are We?

on August 15, 2017, 6:35 AM / in Opinion

When the Dodge Charger of 20-year-old Nazi sympathizer James Alex Fields Jr., plunged into that crowd of protesters Saturday, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer, Fields put Charlottesville on the map of modernity alongside Ferguson. Before Fields ran down the protesters, and then backed up, running down more, what was happening seemed but a bloody brawl between extremists on both sides of […]

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For the TECHIES out there… Cloud Transformation Day

For the TECHIES out there… Cloud Transformation Day

on August 15, 2017, 6:29 AM / in Announcements

Amazon is celebrating Cloud Transformation Day and is hosting an event in Memphis on August 24th along with Blue Sentry, Alert Logic, and Level 3. AWS Cloud Transformation Day with Blue Sentry – Memphis When: Thursday, August 24th at 8:30am Where: University of Memphis – FedEx Institute of Technology Agenda: Security Best Practices High Availability and Auto-scaling, Data Maturity Introduction […]

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August 15th in History

August 15th in History

on August 15, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

August 15 is the 227th day of the year (228th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 138 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, one of the Catholic holy days of obligation. (a public holiday in Austria, Belgium, Benin, Bosnia, Burundi, Cameroon, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, […]

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It’s Beautiful!

It’s Beautiful!

on August 15, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Jesus said, “Let her alone. Why do you trouble her? She has done a good work for Me.” —Mark 14:6 After being away on business, Terry wanted to pick up some small gifts for his children. The clerk at the airport gift shop recommended a number of costly items. “I don’t have that much money with me,” he said. “I […]

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