Archive for January 2nd, 2018

Gay Cakes Are Not a Constitutional Right

Gay Cakes Are Not a Constitutional Right

on January 2, 2018, 7:46 AM / in National News, Opinion

More on the Spiritual War we are engaged in.  These judges should be forced to read and understand the story of Sodom & Gomorrah –  just so they see what they are creating. Jackie Juntti WGEN  idzrus@earthlink.net http://grassrootsgranny.com/ Gay Cakes Are Not a Constitutional Right By Daniel John Sobieski  |  American Thinker One wonders what would have happened if the […]

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Top 25 Defensive Gun Uses of 2017

Top 25 Defensive Gun Uses of 2017

on January 2, 2018, 7:42 AM / in History, National News

You won’t see any of these stories in the mainstream media, because they are shills for the gun control elite… With 2017 quickly drawing to a close, Breitbart News thought the timing right to review the top 25 defensive gun uses (DGUs) of 2017. And while it must be noted that these 25 examples are only a smidgen of the […]

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Priceless Trump

Priceless Trump

on January 2, 2018, 7:38 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Thank Carol for this  giggle to start the year off right.

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Ethics investigation into Knox commissioners proceeds; filing it was the ‘right thing to do’

Ethics investigation into Knox commissioners proceeds; filing it was the ‘right thing to do’

on January 2, 2018, 7:30 AM / in State News

Tyler Whetstone, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee The ethics complaint filed against two Knox County commissioners is still being investigated and likely won’t be heard by the county’s ethics committee until February, according to Knox County Law Director Bud Armstrong. The complaint was filed over a golf outing and acceptance of gift cards before a vote on the county emergency services contract in August by Commissioners […]

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Mrs. BadBobby Learns of the Bad Poker News

Mrs. BadBobby Learns of the Bad Poker News

on January 2, 2018, 7:25 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Several OPP buddies were playing poker in their clubhouse when BadBobby loses $500 on a single hand, clutches his chest, and passes out at the table. Showing respect for the old feller, his Marine compadres continue playing while standing up. PoppaGringo looks around and asks, “So, who’s gonna tell his wife?” They cut cards. Slatten picks the two of clubs […]

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Gretchen Carlson named chair of Miss America board

Gretchen Carlson named chair of Miss America board

on January 2, 2018, 7:19 AM / in National News

Gretchen Carlson, the former Fox News anchor and 1989 Miss America, on Monday was named chairwoman of the Miss America organization’s board of directors. She is the first former Miss America named to lead the pageant organization. Three other past winners will join her on the board. The leadership change came less than two weeks after CEO Sam Haskell and […]

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South Korea answers North Korean overture with offer of talks

South Korea answers North Korean overture with offer of talks

on January 2, 2018, 7:16 AM / in International News

South Korea on Tuesday answered North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s call for dialogue by proposing high-level talks on the border next week. Kim suggested easing military tensions and said he was open to sending a delegation to the upcoming Winter Olympics in the South. Cho Myoung-gyon, Seoul’s unification minister, proposed a meeting next Tuesday in the border village of […]

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Hoda Kotb to replace Matt Lauer as Today co-anchor

Hoda Kotb to replace Matt Lauer as Today co-anchor

on January 2, 2018, 7:14 AM / in National News

How else could liberal NBC amend all its evils; by removing diversity and satisfying its left base of minorities and women. Hoda Kotb has been announced as the new co-anchor of Today after Matt Lauer was fired in November following allegations of sexual misconduct. NBC confirmed Kotb will be joining Savannah Guthrie during the program’s first two hours and that […]

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The year started Monday with record-setting cold temperatures across much of the U.S., causing at least two deaths. The National Weather Service issued wind chill advisories from South Texas to Canada, and from Montana and Wyoming through New England. Temperatures dropped below zero in parts of the Midwest, reaching minus 32 in Aberdeen, South Dakota, and breaking a New Year’s Day record that stood for 99 years. The temperature in Omaha plunged to 15 below zero overnight heading into the new year, breaking a record low set in 1884 and forcing the cancellation of the city’s 18th annual New Year’s Eve Fireworks Spectacular.

The year started Monday with record-setting cold temperatures across much of the U.S., causing at least two deaths. The National Weather Service issued wind chill advisories from South Texas to Canada, and from Montana and Wyoming through New England. Temperatures dropped below zero in parts of the Midwest, reaching minus 32 in Aberdeen, South Dakota, and breaking a New Year’s Day record that stood for 99 years. The temperature in Omaha plunged to 15 below zero overnight heading into the new year, breaking a record low set in 1884 and forcing the cancellation of the city’s 18th annual New Year’s Eve Fireworks Spectacular.

on January 2, 2018, 7:08 AM / in National News

The year started Monday with record-setting cold temperatures across much of the U.S., causing at least two deaths. The National Weather Service issued wind chill advisories from South Texas to Canada, and from Montana and Wyoming through New England. Temperatures dropped below zero in parts of the Midwest, reaching minus 32 in Aberdeen, South Dakota, and breaking a New Year’s […]

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Baltimore broke homicide record in 2017

Baltimore broke homicide record in 2017

on January 2, 2018, 7:06 AM / in National News

Fox News Baltimore has set a new per-capita homicide record as gunmen killed for drugs, cash, payback – or no apparent reason at all. A surge of homicides in the starkly divided city resulted in 343 killings in 2017, bringing the annual homicide rate to its highest ever – roughly 56 killings per 100,000 people. Baltimore, which has shrunk over […]

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Social media mind games: Psychologist reveals Facebook’s manipulation tactics to keep you hooked (and what you can do about it)

Social media mind games: Psychologist reveals Facebook’s manipulation tactics to keep you hooked (and what you can do about it)

on January 2, 2018, 7:01 AM / in National News, Opinion

by: Rita Winters (Natural News) Admit it; you’re on Facebook — if you’re not in it, you know at least someone who is. Platforms such as this, called social media sites, come and go through the years. However, only one company — Facebook — has stood the test, growing steadily with each passing year. But what does Facebook have that other social […]

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Trump Reverses the Obama Doctrine on Iran

Trump Reverses the Obama Doctrine on Iran

on January 2, 2018, 6:43 AM / in International News, Opinion

By Ben Shaprio  |   National Review Obama extolled the virtues of American global leadership while abdicating our global responsibilities. Trump has done the opposite. Last week, former Obama national security advisor Susan Rice — she of the infamously shifting Benghazi explanations — published an op-ed in the New York Times dedicated to the proposition that Trump’s “America first” foreign policy […]

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California pot shops report steady crowds

California pot shops report steady crowds

on January 2, 2018, 6:35 AM / in State News

Sales were brisk in the shops lucky to score one of the roughly 100 state licenses issued so far. SoCal locations include Santa Ana, San Diego and the Palm Springs area. Brian Melley and Terence Chea | AP It wasn’t exactly reefer madness Monday as California launched the first legal retail sales of marijuana, but those who could find the […]

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The government recognizing government

on January 2, 2018, 6:30 AM / in State News

Pair from 24th Judicial District honored for work in community Assistant District Attorney Rebecca Griffey and paralegal Debbie Madden-Gray were presented with the 2017 Impact Award in Nashville by the Tennessee Commissioner for the Department of Human Services. The award was provided in recognition of them going above and beyond in their normal job responsibilities to serve clients of the […]

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Strickland Touts ‘Solidarity’ Around Confederate Monuments Removal

Strickland Touts ‘Solidarity’ Around Confederate Monuments Removal

on January 2, 2018, 6:23 AM / in State News

Living in a Dream World Memphis Daily News Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland marked the halfway point in his four-year term of office Monday, Jan. 1, by calling on citizens to make use of the “spirit of solidarity” shown in the removal of the city’s two most visible Civil War monuments just before Christmas. “A couple of week ago we removed symbols in […]

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Barbers Making House Calls One of Many Law Changes in 2018

Barbers Making House Calls One of Many Law Changes in 2018

on January 2, 2018, 6:19 AM / in State News

Now we didn’t know that barbers couldn’t make house calls before 2018, so we are thrilled that they have this added freedom of service they didn’t have in 2017. A guess the question that arises is why the hell would anybody wish to restrict them from doing so before. By Jason M. Reynolds  |   The Tennessee Star Barbers may make house […]

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Lesser-known Tennessee gubernatorial candidates hope to be voice for ‘average folks’

Lesser-known Tennessee gubernatorial candidates hope to be voice for ‘average folks’

on January 2, 2018, 6:11 AM / in State News

By Jordan Buie, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee One is a Nashville comedian, another is a former adult bookstore owner, and one is a real estate agent and longtime campaign volunteer. Among the lesser-known candidates running to be Tennessee’s next governor, all are aware of their long shot for victory, but each hope to contribute their voice to a race they say […]

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Williamson school board member bids for District 4 commission seat

on January 2, 2018, 6:04 AM / in State News

By Emily West, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee Williamson County School Board member Anne McGraw announced her campaign on New Year’s Day for the District 4 commission seat. “As a public school parent and volunteer, a local business employee, and someone with a front row seat to the challenges our school system faces during this time of explosive population growth, it’s become […]

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New You

New You

on January 2, 2018, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

The following was what I was filled with during this past night.  I call it a vision – as it came about without any pre-thought and it kept repeating all night long.  That told me I had to write it out and send it to the WGEN list. When you pray – WHO do you pray to?  I ask that […]

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January 2nd in History

January 2nd in History

on January 2, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

January 2 is the second day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 363 days remaining until the end of the year (364 in leap years). Holidays Ancestry Day (Haiti) Berchtold’s Day (Switzerland, Liechtenstein and the Alsace) Carnival Day (Saint Kitts and Nevis) Christian Feast Day: Basil the Great (Catholic Church and Church of England) Defendens of Thebes Earliest day on […]

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