Archive for May 7th, 2018

Trump Suggests New Information to be Revealed about Mueller’s Investigators

Trump Suggests New Information to be Revealed about Mueller’s Investigators

on May 7, 2018, 5:16 PM / in National News

by Sharon Rondeau  |  The Post Mail.com (May 7, 2018) — In tweets issued at approximately 7:15 AM on Monday, President Donald Trump, as he often has in the past, referred to Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation into Russian “collusion” as a “witch hunt,” while adding that the “Court System actually protects people from injustice…” On Friday, U.S. […]

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GOPers Begging Trump to Back Down on Government Shutdown  Threat!

GOPers Begging Trump to Back Down on Government Shutdown Threat!

on May 7, 2018, 5:15 PM / in National News

RIGHT ON!!  SHUT THIS SWAMP DOWN and see how long it takes to kill off the BLOOD SUCKERS that run it.  No more foreigners allowed until all the ILLEGALS now here are GONE – that means those who entered illegally and those who came and overstayed their Visa’s.  It means no more foreign aid to ANY foreign nation or enterprise.  […]

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Bandits kill at least 45 in attack on remote Nigerian village

on May 7, 2018, 8:03 AM / in International News

  Armed bandits killed at least 45 people in an attack on a remote village in northwest Nigeria, authorities said Sunday. The dead included women and children. The government deployed 200 police officers to the area in response to the attack. Bandits frequently target villagers to steal their cattle and other property. President Muhammadu Buhari has approved dispatching a permanent […]

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Pakistan’s interior minister injured in assassination attempt

Pakistan’s interior minister injured in assassination attempt

on May 7, 2018, 8:00 AM / in International News

A gunman shot Pakistan’s interior minister, Ahsan Iqbal, on Sunday, wounding him in the right shoulder. Iqbal was rushed to a hospital where he was reported to be in stable condition. The would-be assassin mixed in with a small group of Iqbal’s supporters and colleagues in Punjab Province, about 150 miles from the capital city, Islamabad. The attempted assassination increased […]

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Trump nominee to head CIA offered to drop out over interrogation concerns

Trump nominee to head CIA offered to drop out over interrogation concerns

on May 7, 2018, 7:58 AM / in National News

Gina Haspel offered to withdraw as President Trump’s nominee to be the next CIA director over concerns that her role in harsh interrogations of suspected terrorists could derail her confirmation, news outlets reported Sunday, citing several senior U.S. officials. Haspel reportedly told the White House on Friday about her desire to bow out, saying she wanted to prevent the confirmation […]

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Lava from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano destroys 26 homes

Lava from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano destroys 26 homes

on May 7, 2018, 7:57 AM / in State News

The flow of lava intensified around Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano on Sunday, pushing the number of houses destroyed to at least 26. Some of the more than 1,700 people evacuated from two subdivisions have been told it’s unclear when they can go back. Hundreds of small earthquakes rattled the area over the weekend, and two new fissures opened up, bringing the […]

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Giuliani says Trump has right to ignore subpoena

on May 7, 2018, 7:55 AM / in National News

President Trump’s new lawyer, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, said Sunday that Trump could ignore a subpoena to testify in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation by asserting executive privilege. “He’s the president of the United States,” said Giuliani. “We can assert the same privileges other presidents have.” Giuliani also said that Trump’s longtime personal attorney, Michael Cohen, […]

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Glenn Jacobs, expected to be elected mayor is a libertarian (conservative). What that means for Knox County.

Glenn Jacobs, expected to be elected mayor is a libertarian (conservative). What that means for Knox County.

on May 7, 2018, 7:50 AM / in State News

Labeling has become big business in politics and is used typically to slander a candidate. The Knox News uses it especially for that reason…. to take a few points….. from a good candidate. Search “Glenn Jacobs” on Google and once you get past stories transcribing his rise to being the GOP nominee for Knox County mayor and once you get […]

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Acting Mayor Briley ‘Doesn’t Have Any Comment’ on Carol Swain’s Call for Resignation of Rich Riebeling, Metro Nashville Official at Center of Financial Scandals

Acting Mayor Briley ‘Doesn’t Have Any Comment’ on Carol Swain’s Call for Resignation of Rich Riebeling, Metro Nashville Official at Center of Financial Scandals

on May 7, 2018, 7:33 AM / in State News

By Tennessee Star Staff  |   Tennessee Star Acting Mayor of Nashville David Briley has no comment on election day rival Carol Swain’s call for Metro Nashville Government’s Chief Operating Officer Rich Riebeling to resign. “Mayor Briley doesn’t have any comment,” a spokesperson for the mayor’s office told The Tennessee Star late Sunday in response to a request for comment on Swain’s call Friday for Riebeling’s […]

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Longtime JCT principal retires; familiar face to take over

Longtime JCT principal retires; familiar face to take over

on May 7, 2018, 7:29 AM / in Local News

Congratulations….. by KELI McALISTER, Jackson-Madison County School System After almost three decades of dedicated service to students, James Shaw, principal of Jackson Careers and Technology Elementary School, has announced he will retire at the end of the current school year.  Filling this critical leadership role has been a top priority for Superintendent Eric Jones and the Jackson-Madison County School System leadership […]

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Glen Campbell’s wife moves to protect inheritance

on May 7, 2018, 7:25 AM / in State News

Why a Will is so Important! By Walter F. Roche Jr., For USA TODAY NETWORK In the midst of a court battle over the estate of country singer Glen Campbell, his widow has moved to assure she can get at least 40 per cent of the his behest. In a filing Friday Kimberly Campbell asserted her right to invoke the provisions […]

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Collierville Shooting still unsolved

Collierville Shooting still unsolved

on May 7, 2018, 7:22 AM / in State News

By Linda A. Moore, USA TODAY NETWORK Rickey Walker was having dinner in Memphis with his family when he got the news that his father had been shot inside the family’s small grocery store on West Street in Collierville. Rickey, a battalion chief with Collierville Fire Department, said his mother was, as usual, at Sunday night church services. It was a shooting, he said, that didn’t […]

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Shelby County Commission Races Feature Basar Upset

on May 7, 2018, 7:15 AM / in State News

By Bill Dries  |  The Daily News Lowery Is Newest Commissioner, Ford Advances in District 9 The Shelby County Commission will have eight new faces when all of the votes are counted in the Aug. 2 county general election. Five of the current incumbent county commissioners are term-limited from seeking re-election this year and two other incumbents chose not to […]

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Elections are Still Rigged

Elections are Still Rigged

on May 7, 2018, 7:07 AM / in News, Opinion

By Donald Sensing In 1980 a Marxist writer explained how elections work – and are supposed to work – in a bourgeoisie country (and the USA is definitely that). After delineating the tedium and manufactured excitement of the primaries and delegate counting and national political conventions and all the rest of American politics, writer Paul Saba explained how the elections were “Reaffirming the […]

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A Nashville Story: How to save $2,000 in commuting and parking expense each year.

on May 7, 2018, 7:05 AM / in State News

By Rex Hammond For the past five or so years, the phrase “transportation and fun (but not exercise*)” has been my standard answer to the question, “Why do you commute to work on your bike”?   After checking out this Kiplinger “bike commuting calculator,”** I’ve decided to add, “to save $2,000 a year” to the list.   *I’ve found that […]

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William Wallace would be sad

on May 7, 2018, 7:00 AM / in International News

An actual story: A MAN ended up behind bars after being found in a Dunfermline street with an offensive weapon, a potato peeler. Scott Walker, 39, of the James Bank Hostel, James Street, appeared from custody at Dunfermline Sheriff Court. He admitted that on Saturday in Appin Crescent, a public place, he was in possession of an object that which […]

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65% of Public School 8th Graders Not Proficient in Reading; 67% Not Proficient in Math

65% of Public School 8th Graders Not Proficient in Reading; 67% Not Proficient in Math

on May 7, 2018, 6:51 AM / in National News

H/T/ to Kelleigh Nelson for this article in response to the post I sent out this morning on Cursive writing. Once again I ask you to go to the web page source as some of the article won’t copy/paste over to this email. Jackie Juntti WGEN  idzrus@earthlink.net “I am concerned for the security of our great nation, not so much […]

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Navy SEAL Competing in Texas GOP Runoff Lauds Trump’s Korea Strategy

Navy SEAL Competing in Texas GOP Runoff Lauds Trump’s Korea Strategy

on May 7, 2018, 6:41 AM / in National News, State News

By Natalie Johnson   |    Washington Free Beacon Dan Crenshaw says deployment in South Korea offers him unique insight Retired Navy SEAL and GOP congressional candidate Dan Crenshaw recently met with the Washington Free Beacon outside of Houston, Texas, to discuss pressing issues such as North Korea and the community’s response to Hurricane Harvey. Crenshaw served combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, where […]

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White House Counters China’s ‘Orwellian’ Disinformation Aimed at Americans

White House Counters China’s ‘Orwellian’ Disinformation Aimed at Americans

on May 7, 2018, 6:37 AM / in International News, National News

BY: Bill Gertz  |  Washington Free Beacon The White House for the first time has pushed back against Chinese information warfare and propaganda in denouncing attempts by Beijing to impose political correctness on Americans and U.S. companies. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement issued Saturday that President Trump ran against political correctness during the presidential campaign and […]

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Linda Joy and the thermos bottle

Linda Joy and the thermos bottle

on May 7, 2018, 6:28 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Linda Joy goes into a store and sees a shiny object on the shelf. She asks the clerk, “What is that shiny object?” The clerk replies, “That is a thermos.” Linda then asks, “What does it do?” The clerk responds, “It keeps hot things hot and it keeps cold things cold.” Linda says, “Oh! I could use something like that!! […]

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