Archive for December 5th, 2017

Ross Priddy sworn in as new Jackson City Councilman

on December 5, 2017, 5:08 PM / in Local News

Omer Yusuf, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee New Jackson City Councilman Ross Priddy was sworn in Tuesday at City Hall as the newest member of the City Council. The Jackson City Council voted Priddy to fill the District 5’s vacant seat after former City Councilman Scott Conger resigned in November. “It feels humbling and exciting all at the same time,” Priddy said. […]

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Clinton Aides Went Unpunished After Making False Statements To Anti-Trump FBI Supervisor

Clinton Aides Went Unpunished After Making False Statements To Anti-Trump FBI Supervisor

on December 5, 2017, 7:34 AM / in National News

by Chuck Ross  |  The Daily Caller The FBI agent who was fired from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation team for sending anti-Donald Trump text messages conducted the interviews with two Hillary Clinton aides accused of giving false statements about what they knew of the former secretary of state’s private email server. Neither of the Clinton associates, Cheryl Mills […]

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Netflix to resume House of Cards production without Kevin Spacey

Netflix to resume House of Cards production without Kevin Spacey

on December 5, 2017, 7:28 AM / in National News

Netflix confirmed Monday that it would resume production of House of Cards in early 2018 and complete an eight-episode sixth and final season without star Kevin Spacey, who was sidelined after several men accused him of sexual assault and harassment. “We are excited to bring closure to fans,” Netflix content chief Ted Sarandos said. Production company Media Rights Capital shut […]

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LaVar Ball pulls son LiAngelo Ball from UCLA over team suspension

on December 5, 2017, 7:26 AM / in Basketball

LaVar Ball told ESPN on Monday that he planned to pulled his son, basketball player LiAngelo Ball, out of UCLA because the school was punishing him too harshly for a shoplifting incident during a team trip to China. LiAngelo Ball, a freshman, was suspended indefinitely, as were teammates Cody Riley and Jalen Hill. China released the players after detaining them […]

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Gay wedding cake controversy heads to Supreme Court

Gay wedding cake controversy heads to Supreme Court

on December 5, 2017, 7:18 AM / in National News

The encounter between a same-sex couple and a Colorado baker lasted just a few seconds — but the legal, political and social impact could extend for decades after the Supreme Court takes up their case on Tuesday. The justices will hear oral arguments in perhaps the most closely watched appeal so far this term, pitting religious conviction against anti-discrimination laws. […]

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Mattis tells Pakistan to ‘redouble’ counterterrorism efforts in first visit

Mattis tells Pakistan to ‘redouble’ counterterrorism efforts in first visit

on December 5, 2017, 7:00 AM / in International News, National News

Defense Secretary James Mattis made his first visit to Pakistan as Pentagon chief on Monday, where the Trump administration’s Afghanistan strategy was the hot topic. In meetings, Mattis pushed Pakistani officials to “redouble” their country’s efforts to fight terrorism, according to a Pentagon statement. “The secretary emphasized the vital role that Pakistan can play in working with the United States […]

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When Everything is News

When Everything is News

on December 5, 2017, 6:46 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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“For The First Time In Modern History” US Government Debt Will Surpass Household Debt

“For The First Time In Modern History” US Government Debt Will Surpass Household Debt

on December 5, 2017, 6:40 AM / in National News, Opinion

by Tyler Durden  |  ZeroHedge.com Last week, rating agency DBRS raised a red flag when it calculated that in the past decade average US wages have risen by only 5.7%, while consumer debt over the same period rose 60% more, or 9.3%. However, while the US household’s reliance on debt to fill in the income gaps is hardly news, on Monday JPMorgan found […]

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Judge: Military Must Start Admitting Transgenders by January 1

Judge: Military Must Start Admitting Transgenders by January 1

on December 5, 2017, 6:36 AM / in National News

Written by  Dave Bohon A federal judge has ruled on Monday that the U.S. military must begin to admit transgenders — those who identify with and behave according to the opposite sex — into its ranks by January 1, overturning President Trump’s announcement in July that such individuals would be banned from serving. U.S. District Judge Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, who in […]

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Trump Admin Orders Withdrawal From UN Migrant Accommodating Agreement

Trump Admin Orders Withdrawal From UN Migrant Accommodating Agreement

on December 5, 2017, 6:34 AM / in National News

On Saturday, December 2, the Donald Trump administration alerted the office of the United Nations secretary-general that the United States of America is withdrawing from a UN agreement aimed at handling migrant and refugee issues. “Today, the U.S. Mission to the United Nations informed the UN Secretary-General that the United States is ending its participation in the Global Compact on […]

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Illinois taxpayers sue state over controversial bill expanding abortion coverage

Illinois taxpayers sue state over controversial bill expanding abortion coverage

on December 5, 2017, 6:31 AM / in National News, State News

By Fr. Mark Hodges SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, (LifeSiteNews) — A taxpayer lawsuit against the state of Illinois is challenging a new law that uses public funds for abortion. Illinois Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner broke his promises to pro-lifers when he signed into law at the end of September legislation (House Bill 40) to expand taxpayer-subsidized abortions. The complaint was made by the Thomas […]

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Mothers: For The Love Of Your Child STOP Doing This

Mothers: For The Love Of Your Child STOP Doing This

on December 5, 2017, 6:25 AM / in National News, Opinion

I had intended to make this week’s column on another issue, but once again, yet another innocent little angel has been murdered. Three year old Mariah Wood’s body was found this past Saturday in a ‘creek’ deep enough divers were used in the search. That beautiful toddler went missing a week ago today in Jacksonville, North Carolina. Guess who was the last […]

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RNC reinstates support for Moore after Trump endorsement

on December 5, 2017, 6:18 AM / in National News

The Republican National Committee is reinstating its support of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore after initially cutting ties over allegations of sexual misconduct, two sources confirmed to The Hill Monday. Breitbart News first reported that the RNC had decided to step back into the race just hours after President Trump fully endorsed the controversial candidate. “We can confirm our involvement in […]

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Branco Kate Steinle’s Murderer Not Guilty

Branco Kate Steinle’s Murderer Not Guilty

on December 5, 2017, 6:13 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Senate Removed Unborn Child Savings Plan Provision from Tax Bill Before Passage

Senate Removed Unborn Child Savings Plan Provision from Tax Bill Before Passage

on December 5, 2017, 6:00 AM / in National News

By Lauretta Brown  |   Town Hall The Senate tax reform bill, which passed along party lines early Saturday morning, did not include a provision which allows expectant parents to contribute to a 529 college savings account for their unborn baby that was a part of the House tax reform plan. The portion “on unborn children was not included in the measure […]

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Is Flynn’s Defection a Death Blow?

Is Flynn’s Defection a Death Blow?

on December 5, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Opinion

Why did Gen. Mike Flynn lie to the FBI about his December 2016 conversations with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak? Why did he not tell the FBI the truth? As national security adviser to the president-elect, Flynn had called the ambassador. Message: Tell President Putin not to overreact to President Obama’s expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats. Trump will be president in […]

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No Answers

No Answers

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

Shall the one who contends with the Almighty correct Him? —Job 40:2 Just before Christmas 2003, Lydia came home from work to the sight of flames shooting out of her house. She was devastated by more than the loss of her home—seven of her family members died in the flames. When news about the tragedy spread that morning, a deacon […]

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“Merry Christmas” – a film about the 1914 truce (France, 2005)

“Merry Christmas” – a film about the 1914 truce (France, 2005)

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

By Mustela Nivalis  / The Libertarian Alliance I personally find the 1914 Christmas truce on the Western Front remarkable for the following reason: using the famous image about the lamps going out across Europe, the Christmas truce can be viewed as the very last flickering of the dying pre-WW1-era. An era when borders were just lines on the map, when […]

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The First English Trees

The First English Trees

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

The Christmas Tree first came to England with the Georgian Kings who came from Germany. At this time also, German Merchants living in England decorated their homes with a Christmas Tree. The British public were not fond of the German Monarchy, so did not copy the fashions at Court, which is why the Christmas Tree did not establish in Britain […]

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December 5th in History

December 5th in History

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

December 5 is the 339th day of the year (340th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 26 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Abercius Clement of Alexandria (Episcopal Church) Sabbas the Sanctified December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Bathtub Party Day (unofficial) Children’s Day (Suriname) Day of the Ninja (unofficial) Day of Military Honour – Battle of […]

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