Archive for August 23rd, 2017

Jackson Police: Woman stabbed in face, still searching for suspect

on August 23, 2017, 8:03 AM / in Local News

Jackson police said they are searching for the person accused of stabbing a woman in the face. Officers said the stabbing happened around 8:20 p.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of Roosevelt Parkway. Police said someone stabbed a woman in the face. Investigators said she suffered non-life threatening injuries and drove herself to a local hospital. Officers did not release a […]

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Jeff Flake: Right Message, Wrong Messenger

Jeff Flake: Right Message, Wrong Messenger

on August 23, 2017, 7:59 AM / in Opinion

By Erick Erickson    /    The Resurgent There are few people I am more disappointed of in the Congress than Jeff Flake (R-AZ). To hear some of my principled conservative friends tell it, those of us who are not yes men to the President need to stand with Jeff Flake because Flake is a principled guy. “Look at the scorecards,” […]

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Poll shows former Alabama judge with big lead in GOP runoff race for senate seat

Poll shows former Alabama judge with big lead in GOP runoff race for senate seat

on August 23, 2017, 7:54 AM / in National News, State News

By Peter LaBarbera (LifeSiteNews) — A new poll finds U.S. Senate candidate and former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore way out in front in his runoff election against “establishment” Republican Sen. Luther Strange, the state’s former Attorney General. Fifty-one percent of 515 likely GOP voters said they would vote for Moore compared to 32 percent for Strange if the election […]

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The Fourth Reich will be brought to you courtesy of Lowe’s

The Fourth Reich will be brought to you courtesy of Lowe’s

on August 23, 2017, 7:51 AM / in Opinion

From RockyTop Politics WE SMELL NAZIS! (and oddly enough, they smell like Citronella) One of the bizarre outcomes of the recent rumble in Charlottesville, VA between the odious, mentally-deficient neo-Nazis and their equally violent repugnant socialist/anarchist scumbags was this photo: Observe the wannabe Adolphs’ attempt to recreate the torchlight parades that terrorized Germany in the 1930’s.  Notice anything different? They […]

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Charlottesville Donnybrook

Charlottesville Donnybrook

on August 23, 2017, 7:45 AM / in Opinion

By Walter E. Williams Charlottesville, Virginia, a city named after Britain’s first black queen, was the scene of a bloody riot Saturday, Aug. 12. The fray resulted in the death of one woman, who was mowed down by a car; plus, there were many other people injured. Have politicians and the news media told the correct and complete story about […]

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INDOCTRINATION: Teacher Promotes Transgenderism And Allows “Reveal” In Elementary Class

on August 23, 2017, 7:39 AM / in Opinion, State News

by Kimberly Ross   /  RedState Transgenderism is being loudly promoted in seemingly every area of society, including the education system. It has been obvious for a while that those in the transgender movement want their cause to be the next big diversity issue thrust upon society. You don’t agree with them? You’re obviously a bigot. You teach your children something […]

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India’s top court scraps Muslim divorce rule

India’s top court scraps Muslim divorce rule

on August 23, 2017, 7:33 AM / in International News

India’s highest court on Tuesday struck down a legal provision that let Muslim men instantly divorce their wives by saying “talaq” — the Arabic word for divorce — three times. The practice is losing acceptance in much of the Muslim world. Two of the judges in the 3-2 majority said the provision was unconstitutional, and the third said the practice […]

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Jury rightfully declines to convict four men over Bundy ranch standoff

on August 23, 2017, 7:31 AM / in National News

A federal jury on Tuesday declined to convict four men accused of crimes linked to the 2014 armed standoff at the Bundy ranch in Bunkerville, Nevada. Jurors acquitted Richard R. Lovelien and Steven A. Stewart of all charges, while clearing O. Scott Drexler and Eric J. Parker on most of them. The jury couldn’t reach a decision on charges against […]

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Missouri’s governor halts execution due to DNA evidence

Missouri’s governor halts execution due to DNA evidence

on August 23, 2017, 7:28 AM / in State News

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (R) stopped the scheduled execution of condemned inmate Marcellus Williams after DNA evidence raised questions about his guilt in a 1998 murder and sparked protests calling for Williams to be spared. Williams was convicted in the fatal stabbing of former St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter Lisha Gayle during a burglary, but DNA found on the murder weapon […]

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Barcelona suspect says terrorist cell planned to bomb monuments in city

Barcelona suspect says terrorist cell planned to bomb monuments in city

on August 23, 2017, 7:25 AM / in International News

One of the surviving alleged members of a Barcelona terror cell told a Madrid court on Tuesday that the group was making bombs in a safe house under the direction of their imam, planning to detonate them at monuments around the city. The suspect, 21-year-old Mohamed Houli Chemlal, said the imam had said he was going to blow himself up […]

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U.S. targets Chinese and Russian firms with sanctions over North Korea

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

The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed new sanctions against Chinese and Russian firms and individuals accused of supporting North Korea’s controversial weapons programs. The Treasury Department measures targeted six Chinese-owned entities, but held off on an expected swipe against Chinese banks. Four other firms — one Russian, one North Korean, and two based in Singapore — also will be affected, […]

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Navy removes 7th Fleet commander over collisions

Navy removes 7th Fleet commander over collisions

on August 23, 2017, 7:21 AM / in National News

The Navy on Wednesday relieved Vice Adm. Joseph P. Aucoin as commander of the 7th Fleet, based in Japan, due to four accidents this year, including two deadly collisions between Navy ships and commercial vessels in the last two months. The incidents have prompted an “operational pause” worldwide to make sure sailors understand good seamanship. “One tragedy like this is […]

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Trump defends his Charlottesville response at Phoenix rally

on August 23, 2017, 7:06 AM / in National News

With thousands protesting outside, President Trump spoke to supporters in Phoenix and forcefully defended his condemnations of white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, accusing the “dishonest” media of falsely suggesting he had not denounced neo-Nazis and the KKK. Trump did not mention blaming “both sides” for the violence, which left one counter-protester dead, but he accused the news media of […]

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Oppose Fascism of the Right and the Left

Oppose Fascism of the Right and the Left

on August 23, 2017, 7:02 AM / in Opinion

By Ron Paul  /  Ron Paul Institute Following the recent clashes between the alt-right and the group antifa, some libertarians have debated which group they should support. The answer is simple: neither. The alt-right and its leftist opponents are two sides of the same authoritarian coin. The alt-right elevates racial identity over individual identity. The obsession with race leads them to […]

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Fusion GPS Founder Refuses To Identify Dossier Clients In Marathon Senate Session

Fusion GPS Founder Refuses To Identify Dossier Clients In Marathon Senate Session

on August 23, 2017, 7:00 AM / in International News, National News

By Chuck Ross  /   The Daily Caller In a marathon interview with the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, the co-founder of Fusion GPS, the opposition research firm behind the uncorroborated anti-Trump dossier, refused to identify the political clients that commissioned the salacious document. Fusion GPS also stands behind the dossier, a lawyer for the firm said at the end […]

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ESPN Pulls Announcer For Having Same Name As Confederate General RYAN SAAVEDRA

ESPN Pulls Announcer For Having Same Name As Confederate General RYAN SAAVEDRA

on August 23, 2017, 6:52 AM / in National News

By RYAN SAAVEDRA   /   The Daily Caller ESPN pulled an announcer from covering an upcoming college football game at the University of Virginia because he shares the same name as Confederate General Robert E. Lee – even though the announcer is Asian-American. ESPN removed college football announcer Robert Lee from covering the William & Mary at University of Virginia […]

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Phoenix Becomes Illegal Alien Sanctuary after Leftist Group Orders it in Private Meeting with Police Chief

Phoenix Becomes Illegal Alien Sanctuary after Leftist Group Orders it in Private Meeting with Police Chief

on August 23, 2017, 6:44 AM / in National News, State News

by JUDICIAL WATCH Arizona’s largest city recently became a sanctuary for illegal aliens after its police chief held a private meeting with a leftist group that demanded a change in immigration enforcement policies, records obtained by Judicial Watch show. The closed-door session between Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams and Will Goana, policy director for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Arizona, occurred just weeks […]

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Alexander joins chorus seeking removal of Nathan Bedford Forrest bust from state Capitol

Alexander joins chorus seeking removal of Nathan Bedford Forrest bust from state Capitol

on August 23, 2017, 6:24 AM / in State News

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander on Tuesday became the latest Tennessee lawmaker to express support for removing the controversial bust of Nathan Bedford Forrest in the state Capitol. “As I look at it now, I think it’s not appropriate for General Forrest’s bust to be in the place of honor in the state Capitol,” Alexander said at an event in Nashville. […]

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Councilman Chip Henderson calls for considering Confederate Cemetery options

Councilman Chip Henderson calls for considering Confederate Cemetery options

on August 23, 2017, 6:16 AM / in State News

by Paul Leach  /  Chattanooga Times Free Press City Councilman Chip Henderson wants to know more about Mayor Andy Berke’s recent request to remove Chattanooga as a trustee of the Confederate Cemetery on East Third Street. “Our action today makes it clear that the City of Chattanooga condemns white supremacy in every way, shape and form,” Berke announced late Friday afternoon, seven […]

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Spiritual Reupholstering

Spiritual Reupholstering

on August 23, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Put on the new man which was created according to God. – Ephesians 4:24  When we moved into our home 5 years ago, we discovered that the former owner had left us six dining room chairs. They were covered with fabric of beautiful African art—tasteful zebra stripes. We appreciated the unexpected gifts and used them frequently when entertaining guests. When […]

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