Archive for January 18th, 2018

It’s Time to Bring the Southern Poverty Law Center to Justice

It’s Time to Bring the Southern Poverty Law Center to Justice

on January 18, 2018, 11:26 AM / in Announcements, Opinion

by TOM DEWEESE  |   FAMILY SECURITY MATTERS There are many powerful forces operating today across the nation to divide the American people and silence opposing views. One of the most active of these efforts is the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). There are two very serious reasons why the SPLC is in many ways more dangerous than other organizations that are […]

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South hit with deadly freeze

South hit with deadly freeze

on January 18, 2018, 8:03 AM / in National News

A winter blast with record cold and snow that has been blamed for killing at least 10 people hammered much of the South on Wednesday. Four people died in Louisiana, including a baby who died in a car that plunged into a canal. Atlanta got more than an inch of snow and eight inches fell in parts of central and […]

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Apple to take advantage of tax break to repatriate overseas cash

on January 18, 2018, 7:59 AM / in National News

Apple on Wednesday revealed plans to bring back most of the $252 billion in cash it has been holding overseas. The company is taking advantage of a one-time tax break offered under the Republican tax overhaul signed into law last month by President Trump. Apple said it would pay $38 billion in taxes, and use some of the repatriated cash […]

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U.N. agency pleads for support as U.S. withholds half of Palestinian aid

U.N. agency pleads for support as U.S. withholds half of Palestinian aid

on January 18, 2018, 7:56 AM / in International News

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency on Wednesday made an urgent appeal for support for Palestinian refugees and their descendants. The message came a day after the State Department announced that the Trump administration was holding back half of its annual $125 million aid package. “After decades of generous support, dramatic reduction of US funding to @UNRWA results in […]

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North and South Korea to march under one flag in Olympics ceremony

on January 18, 2018, 7:50 AM / in International News

A Good Sign North and South Korea agreed on Wednesday to march together under a unified flag at the opening ceremony of February’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The two Koreas also will form a combined women’s ice hockey team to play in the Games, according to a joint statement released by Seoul’s unification ministry. North Korea will send […]

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Updated Agenda for the Madison County Board Meeting Jan. 22, 2018

on January 18, 2018, 7:46 AM / in Local News

FOR THE December TERM of the MADISON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONDAY, January 22, 2018 8:30 A.M.   FROM THE OFFICE OF commissioner GARY D. DEATON, chairman The regular meeting of the Madison County Board of Commissioners will be held at THE JACKSON-MADISON COUNTY REGIONAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT, 804 NORTH PARKWAY, LARGE CONFERENCE ROOM, JACKSON, TENNESSEE 38305; MONDAY, JANUARY 22, 2018 at […]

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Communism “Very Similar” to Christianity, Putin Claims

Communism “Very Similar” to Christianity, Putin Claims

on January 18, 2018, 7:37 AM / in International News, Opinion

The communist ideology responsible for the slaughter of more than 100 million people and the enslavement of billions over the last century is “very similar” to Christianity, claimed Russian strongman Vladimir Putin. The bizarre remarks, first reported by Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT, also suggested that the ideology of communism could be found throughout the Bible — an idea ridiculed by mainstream Christian […]

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Senate Dems push for health center funding in spending bill

on January 18, 2018, 7:33 AM / in National News

Senate Democrats are pushing for additional health-care measures (and greater spending) like funding for community health centers to be included in a short-term funding bill this week ahead of a impending government shutdown. Sen. Ron Wyden (Ore.), the top Democrat socialist on the Senate Finance Committee, said at a press conference with Democratic leaders on Wednesday that he wanted the community health […]

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Lawmakers weigh measure to fight high drug prices

Lawmakers weigh measure to fight high drug prices

on January 18, 2018, 7:28 AM / in National News

Lawmakers are considering adding a measure aimed at fighting high drug prices to an upcoming spending deal, in what would be a rare defeat for the powerful pharmaceutical industry. The measure, known as the Creating and Restoring Equal Access to Equivalent Samples Act, is intended to prevent branded drug companies from using tactics to delay competition from cheaper generic drugs. […]

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The Demos’ DACA Duplicity and Deceit

The Demos’ DACA Duplicity and Deceit

on January 18, 2018, 7:24 AM / in History, National News, Opinion

Democrats want to open a socialist voter pipeline and flood America with their most promising future constituency. In 2016, Donald Trump campaigned and won his presidential bid in part on his promise to reform our immigration system. That reform included, finally, a wall on our southern border, and repeal of Barack Obama’s illegal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which ostensibly provided “temporary” deferral from deportation […]

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Gen. John Kelly: Trump Has ‘Very Definitely Changed His Attitude Towards the DACA Issue and Even the Wall’

Gen. John Kelly: Trump Has ‘Very Definitely Changed His Attitude Towards the DACA Issue and Even the Wall’

on January 18, 2018, 7:02 AM / in National News

By Susan Jones   |  CNS News (CNSNews.com) – White House Chief of Staff Gen. John Kelly told Fox News Wednesday night that President Trump wants to deal with the DACA issue to “take it away,” and the president also has come to believe that there are places where his long-promised border wall “would not be realistic.” Earlier on Wednesday, in a […]

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The Feminist War on Common Sense

The Feminist War on Common Sense

on January 18, 2018, 6:54 AM / in Opinion

by HEATHER WILHELM  |   National Review Dogma: Women thrive in hookup culture. But they also lack agency and the ability to state their desires, so men should read their minds. Or else. n the 2011 comedy Bridesmaids, Kristin Wiig stars as Annie, a down-on-her-luck single Milwaukee woman who regularly hooks up with Ted, a handsome Porsche-driving quasi-sociopathic cad delightfully played […]

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Chief: The Army has to start preparing for ‘the big war’

Chief: The Army has to start preparing for ‘the big war’

on January 18, 2018, 6:38 AM / in National News

By: Meghann Myers   |    Army Times The Army is in the midst of a transition that could take up to 30 years, Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley said Wednesday, as the force shifts from focusing on counterinsurgency to sustained ground wars against enemies that are closer in size and capability. In order to meet the threat, the service is […]

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Security stepped up as white nationalists plan to protest Knoxville Women’s March Sunday

Security stepped up as white nationalists plan to protest Knoxville Women’s March Sunday

on January 18, 2018, 6:32 AM / in State News

By Rachel Ohm, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee Our thoughts on the matter…. wear something warm. Knox News Organizers for the Knoxville Women’s March have changed the route and stepped up security measures after reports that white nationalists plan to protest the march this weekend. The Women’s March was originally scheduled to start at 1 p.m. Sunday from Market Square but has […]

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What Today’s Young Men and Women Can Learn From the Abernathy Boys

What Today’s Young Men and Women Can Learn From the Abernathy Boys

on January 18, 2018, 6:17 AM / in History, Opinion

No Sniveling Snowflakes here… ~ Forewords ~ Our grandparents understood the value of character. “We learned to look a man in the eye, and judge him by the grasp of his hand. Wealth and education aren’t as important as the way a man approaches life,” The parents of today feel that the old ways to raise children are inferior to […]

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Nashville Mayor Megan Barry’s Light Rail Plan ‘Absurdly Expensive,’ David Fox Says

Nashville Mayor Megan Barry’s Light Rail Plan ‘Absurdly Expensive,’ David Fox Says

on January 18, 2018, 6:12 AM / in State News

By Jason M. Reynolds  |   The Tennessee Star Nashville Mayor Megan Barry’s $9 billion transit plan is “absurdly expensive,” says David Fox, one of the most recent Nashvillians to speak out on the topic. Fox’s concerns were briefly outlined by The Tennessee Star on Wednesday. Expanding on them, the former mayoral candidate said his concerns include the return on investment, the tax burden and the impact […]

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School Closings in West Tennessee for Thursday Jan. 18th 2018

School Closings in West Tennessee for Thursday Jan. 18th 2018

on January 18, 2018, 6:08 AM / in News

“Snowfall totals have risen, but temperatures haven’t as much” –  Brandon Shields  Here’s a list of school closings/delays for Thursday, Jan. 18. Delays will be indicated as such. Benton County Bethel University – McKenzie campus Bradford Special Schools Carroll County Chester County Crockett County Decatur County (Thursday and Friday) Dyersburg City Fayette County Gibson County Special Schools Hardeman County Hardin […]

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Shelby Steele: turning black victimization on its head

Shelby Steele: turning black victimization on its head

on January 18, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Opinion

The American Vision] … Shelby Steele: turning black victimization on its head | TheAmeericanVision.org A couple days ago, a friend shared an article entitled “Black Protest Has Lost Its Power,” by prestigious black conservative author Shelby Steele. I expected erudition and probably some general disagreement. I did not expect it to be as strained as it was, however. While I […]

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Minister of Reconciliation

Minister of Reconciliation

on January 18, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

While we were God’s enemies, we were reconciled to him through the death of his Son. Romans 5:10 As Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. preached on a Sunday morning in 1957, he fought the temptation to retaliate against a society steeped in racism. “How do you go about loving your enemies?” he asked the Dexter Avenue Baptist congregation in Montgomery, […]

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Officer-involved shooting in Memphis leaves suspect dead

Officer-involved shooting in Memphis leaves suspect dead

on January 18, 2018, 6:00 AM / in State News

An officer-involved shooting on a North Memphis street Wednesday afternoon left a drug suspect dead, officials said. Sheriff’s officials originally said the suspect was in stable condition at Regional One Hospital with a shoulder wound, but later said his condition was critical. Shortly after 8 p.m., Wednesday, Sheriff’s department spokesman Earle Farrell said the man had died. The man was later identified by a […]

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