Archive for March 17th, 2018

Investigators of the Jackson Police Department need assistance identifying this person of interest.

Investigators of the Jackson Police Department need assistance identifying this person of interest.

on March 17, 2018, 6:39 AM / in Local News

Investigators of the Jackson Police Department are investigating an Auto Burglary that occurred at Anytime Fitness, 133 W. University Parkway.  Jackson Police need your assistance identifying this person of interest. On March 15th sometime between 6:30 pm and 7:00 pm, a male subject is captured on surveillance video using a stolen credit card at a local retail business.  This card was […]

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Student Suspended for Refusing to Leave Classroom During Gun Control #Walkout

on March 17, 2018, 6:37 AM / in National News

By  MATT AGORIST A high school student was suspended after he made the choice to stay in the classroom while other students participated in the 17-minute walkout for gun control. The idea that this week’s school walkout was some grassroots movement by students who are seeking to challenge the status quo is a farce. The entire walkout was organized and sanctioned […]

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Shocking Breakthrough: Scientists Say Cheap, Unlimited, Clean Energy Is on Horizon

Shocking Breakthrough: Scientists Say Cheap, Unlimited, Clean Energy Is on Horizon

on March 17, 2018, 6:31 AM / in International News, National News

Written by  Selwyn Duke  The old quip about fusion is that it’s the energy of the future — and always will be. But this joke may now have to be retired, as scientists have achieved a fusion breakthrough that promises cheap, unlimited, clean energy. Such a development is so staggering that it would represent a seminal point in man’s history. The breakthrough […]

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California Moves to Ban “Conversion Therapy” for Adults

California Moves to Ban “Conversion Therapy” for Adults

on March 17, 2018, 6:22 AM / in State News

by Joseph Backholm  |   Family Policy Institute  In the recently completed legislative session, the Washington State legislature passed legislation making it professional misconduct for licensed therapists to provide “conversion therapy” to a minor.  As a result, a therapist may help a boy become a girl but may not help a boy identify as a man if he experiences gender dysphoria.  Similarly, they can […]

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Republican drops Senate primary challenge to Heller after Trump’s urging

on March 17, 2018, 6:14 AM / in National News, State News

BY BEN KAMISAR Danny Tarkanian, a perennial Republican candidate who had planned a primary challenge to Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.), will now run for the House instead after President Trump convinced him to halt his Senate bid. Tarkanian had been positioning himself for a run to Heller’s right, blasting the incumbent as a weak ally to Trump. But in what appeared to be an orchestrated move, Trump endorsed […]

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What Are Inalienable Rights and Liberty Worth to You?

What Are Inalienable Rights and Liberty Worth to You?

on March 17, 2018, 6:07 AM / in Opinion

By David Fowler   |    FACT After my mother went to heaven, my dad eventually remarried. After the marriage ceremony, the minister asked my dad and me to join him in his office, and we’d get the marriage license and application for the certificate of marriage signed. I now appreciate more fully the meaning of what was a humorous exchange […]

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Positive Repetition

Positive Repetition

on March 17, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I command you today to love the Lord your God, to walk in obedience to him.  Deuteronomy 30:16 A journalist had a quirky habit of not using blue pens. So when his colleague asked him if he needed anything from the store, he asked for some pens. “But not blue pens,” he said. “I don’t want blue pens. I don’t […]

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General Michael Corcoran and the Confederate Irish in America’s Civil War

General Michael Corcoran and the Confederate Irish in America’s Civil War

on March 17, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

A dear friend sent us this link to an extremely interesting article by Paul Burns: Flag of the 69th Regiment Irish Brigade The recent erection of a memorial in Sligo to Carrowkeel man General Michael Corcoran, inspired historian Paul Burns to write this article on the forgotten Irish who fought on the Confederate side: All discussions of Irish participation in […]

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March 17th in History

March 17th in History

on March 17, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

March 17 is the 76th day of the year (77th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 289 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Children’s Day (Bangladesh) Christian Feast Day: Alexius of Rome (Eastern Church) Gertrude of Nivelles Joseph of Arimathea (Western Church) Patrick March 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Evacuation Day (Suffolk County, Massachusetts) Liberalia, […]

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Quote for Today March 17th

Quote for Today March 17th

on March 17, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

“The ultimate test of a moral society is the kind of world that it leaves to its children.” Dietrich Bonhoeffer Dietrich Bonhoeffer (German: [ˈdiːtʁɪç ˈboːnhœfɐ]; 4 February 1906 – 9 April 1945) was a German Lutheran pastor, theologian, dissident anti-Nazi, and founding member of the Confessing Church. His writings on Christianity’s role in the secular world have become widely influential, […]

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On Presidential Character From George Washington to…?

On Presidential Character From George Washington to…?

on March 17, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

This was originally printed this time last year and deserves to be brought back. “No compact among men … can be pronounced everlasting and inviolable, and … no mound of parchment can be so formed as to stand against the sweeping torrent of boundless ambition on the one side, aided by the sapping current of corrupted morals on the other.” […]

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