Archive for September 6th, 2017

Sixty One Years Ago Today….

on September 6, 2017, 10:52 AM / in Opinion, People

Sixty one years ago today I was sitting on a rock overlooking Lake of The Clouds in the Porcupine Mountains in Upper Michigan.  The man I was engaged to, his brother and his brothers new wife were enjoying the scenery when out of the blue my guy asks his brother if he cared if we got married.  His brother said […]

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Everybody Freaked the Hell Out Over Rush Limbaugh Yesterday, But He Was Right

Everybody Freaked the Hell Out Over Rush Limbaugh Yesterday, But He Was Right

on September 6, 2017, 8:15 AM / in Opinion

By Erick Erickson   /   The Resurgent “A hurricane denier,” they called him on social media yesterday. Rush Limbaugh started his show talking about Hurricane Irma and liberals along with a number of Republicans who have decided talk radio is the enemy, freaked. the. hell. out. But did they actually listen to him? He said nothing unreasonable and much on point. His overarching […]

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Israel’s High Court Rules Against Same-Sex Marriage

Israel’s High Court Rules Against Same-Sex Marriage

on September 6, 2017, 8:08 AM / in International News

Israel’s Supreme Court has ruled that same sex marriage is not a right, rejecting the Israeli Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Association’s argument that same sex marriage should be allowed under the country’s Basic Law of Human Dignity and Liberty. Justice Elyakim Rubinstein spoke on the ruling, saying, “To all intents and purposes, Israeli civil law does not recognise same-sex marriage,” according […]

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Hollywood Hates Christians: 3 Examples from this Week

Hollywood Hates Christians: 3 Examples from this Week

on September 6, 2017, 8:02 AM / in National News, People

Onan Coca  /  ipatriot  We Christians (and conservatives) understand that most of leftwing Hollywood despises us. They truly believe that we are the “deplorables” they say we are. They hate our faith, they hate our culture, they hate our morality, and they hate us. However, I never expected to see their anger and ugliness toward us displayed so forcefully. Here […]

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Help congress understand that we want that wall #AnotherBrick4theWall

on September 6, 2017, 7:41 AM / in Opinion

From THE COVFEFE FILE The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step…..Lao Tzu One more step and the next one gets me where I’m going….I’m pretty sure I stole this quote from a book I read many years ago called The Swan Song…a book about America after a nuclear attack. Imagine having to trek across the country on […]

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2017 “On Eagle’s Wings” Biennial Conference

2017 “On Eagle’s Wings” Biennial Conference

on September 6, 2017, 7:33 AM / in Announcements

October 7, 2017 Embassy Suites Cool Springs 820 Crescent Centre Drive, Franklin, Tennessee, 37067 1-615-515-5151 Conference: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m – Banquet with special Keynote Speakers will follow at 6:00 p.m. Now, I ask you—where else could you have the opportunity to hear EXPERTS on each of these current topics. Attendees who want to stay at the Embassy Suites […]

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Sgt. Reckless, The Famous Horse-Marine

Sgt. Reckless, The Famous Horse-Marine

on September 6, 2017, 7:25 AM / in Bedtime Stories, People

The story of Reckless is not only remarkable – it is unusual. And once you learn about her, you will see why the Marine Corps not only fell in love with her – but honored her and promoted her every chance they got. And it wasn’t just the Marines that served with her in the trenches that honored her – […]

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Does Government Spending Create More Economic Growth?

Does Government Spending Create More Economic Growth?

on September 6, 2017, 7:16 AM / in Opinion

By Frank Shostak  /   Mises Institute After the 2007-2009 global financial crisis, fears of ballooning public debt and worries about the drag on economic growth pushed authorities in some countries to lower government spending, a tactic that economists now think may have slowed recovery. Note that in the United States the total debt to GDP ratio stood at 349 in Q1 this […]

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Appeals court says Texas can enforce its voter ID law

Appeals court says Texas can enforce its voter ID law

on September 6, 2017, 7:08 AM / in National News, State News

A three-judge federal appeals court panel ruled Tuesday that Texas can implement its controversial voter identification law. The U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals judges issued a stay, putting a lower court judge’s decision barring the law’s enforcement on hold while it considers the constitutionality of the legislation. Texas’ Republican-controlled legislature passed this version of the voter ID law to […]

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Stocks take a hit from renewed North Korea fears

on September 6, 2017, 7:05 AM / in International News, National News

U.S. stocks plunged on Tuesday as investors expressed concerns about rising tensions with North Korea after its sixth and most powerful nuclear test, which occurred on Sunday. The S&P 500 fell by 0.8 percent, its biggest single-day loss in three weeks. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped by 1.1 percent, and the Nasdaq Composite lost 0.9 percent. Markets also are […]

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Menendez becomes first senator in 36 years to face bribery trial

Menendez becomes first senator in 36 years to face bribery trial

on September 6, 2017, 7:03 AM / in National News, State News

Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) this week becomes the first sitting U.S. senator in 36 years to face a federal bribery trial. Opening arguments are scheduled for Wednesday. Menendez has proclaimed his innocence since his indictment two years ago. “I am going to be exonerated,” he said last week. He faces 12 corruption-related charges, including six counts of bribery. Prosecutors say […]

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Winds drive Oregon fire toward Portland suburbs

Winds drive Oregon fire toward Portland suburbs

on September 6, 2017, 7:02 AM / in State News

Oregon’s Eagle Creek fire spread through the Columbia River Gorge and toward Portland suburbs overnight, fanned by strong winds. The blaze started Saturday on the Eagle Creek Trail in the scenic gorge, apparently when a 15-year-old boy dropped fireworks off a cliff into dry forest. It has now burned more than 10,000 acres, and forced authorities to evacuate several communities […]

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North Korean diplomat threatens ‘more gift packages’ for U.S.

North Korean diplomat threatens ‘more gift packages’ for U.S.

on September 6, 2017, 7:00 AM / in International News

As the U.S. and other world powers debated how to respond to North Korea’s sixth and most powerful nuclear test, a top North Korean diplomat on Tuesday warned that Pyongyang would be sending “more gift packages” to the U.S. Washington is calling on other nations to get behind what U.S. United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley called the “strongest possible” sanctions […]

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Hurricane Irma hits northern Caribbean, prompts early Florida evacuations

Hurricane Irma hits northern Caribbean, prompts early Florida evacuations

on September 6, 2017, 6:58 AM / in National News

Hurricane Irma made its first landfall on the northeast Caribbean island of Barbuda early Wednesday with top sustained winds at 185 miles per hour, making it the most powerful storm ever recorded in the Atlantic. The storm is expected to barrel across the northern edges of Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Cuba before possibly hitting Florida on Sunday. […]

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Trump rescinds Obama-era program protecting young undocumented immigrants

Trump rescinds Obama-era program protecting young undocumented immigrants

on September 6, 2017, 6:56 AM / in National News

President Trump on Tuesday ordered an end to former President Barack Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA program, which has protected nearly 800,000 young undocumented immigrants from deportation and given them access to temporary work permits. “I do not favor punishing children, most of whom are now adults, for the actions of their parents,” Trump said in a […]

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The Round About is In

The Round About is In

on September 6, 2017, 6:29 AM / in Local News

The Jackson City Council approved a contract with Ford Construction Company for the North Highland Avenue roundabout in downtown Jackson. The council voted 6-2 in favor of the $1.6 million contract, with City Councilmen Randy Wallace and Scott Conger voting against it, and City Councilman David Cisco abstaining. “If we weren’t building the roundabout we wouldn’t have Jackson Walk or […]

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A Good Husband

A Good Husband

on September 6, 2017, 6:19 AM / in Religion

Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church. – Ephesians 5:25 Early in their marriage, the well- known preacher W. E. Sangster (1900-1960) told his wife, “I can’t be a good husband and a good minister. I am going to be a good minister.” Sangster was in demand as a preacher and lecturer and was often away […]

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SYRIA – From Beginning to End? By William Federer

SYRIA – From Beginning to End? By William Federer

on September 6, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

Did you know Assyria was the world’s first empire? It was located in what is today Syria and Iraq. It was mentioned by name in the Book of Genesis, chapter 1, verse 14: “And the name of the third river is Hiddekel (Tigris): that is it which goeth toward the east of Assyria.” Around the year 2371 BC, as related […]

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This Day in History September 6th

This Day in History September 6th

on September 6, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

September 6 is the 249th day of the year (250th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 116 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast days: Begga Chagnoald Gondulphus of Metz September 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Armed Forces Day (São Tomé and Príncipe) Defence Day or Army Day (Pakistan) Flag Day (Bonaire) Independence Day, […]

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