Archive for May 8th, 2018

Don’t Trash the Nuclear Deal!

Don’t Trash the Nuclear Deal!

on May 8, 2018, 6:22 AM / in Opinion

This next week may determine whether President Trump extricates us from that cauldron of conflict that is the Middle East, as he promised, or plunges us even deeper into these forever wars. Friday will see the sixth in a row of weekly protests at the Gaza border fence in clashes that have left 40 Palestinians dead and 1,500 wounded by […]

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95,745,000: Record Number Not in Labor Force as Boomers Retire

95,745,000: Record Number Not in Labor Force as Boomers Retire

on May 8, 2018, 6:18 AM / in National News

By Susan Jones  |  (CNSNews.com) The number of employed Americans has broken eight records since President Trump took office, but on the not-so-sunny side, the number of Americans not in the labor force also keeps increasing, breaking six records since Trump took office in January 2017. Last month, a record 95,745,000 Americans were counted as “not in the labor force,” meaning […]

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Citizen’s Ink: Despite technology, cursive writing remains an essential skill

Citizen’s Ink: Despite technology, cursive writing remains an essential skill

on May 8, 2018, 6:15 AM / in Opinion

H/T to Marda for this item. Also, rec’d a note yesterday from a WGEN reader related to the loss of Cursive writing and that is the loss of kids knowing how to tell time on a clock: Jackie ­ It gets even “better” . . . This past week I had a couple of stories come across my desk about […]

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May 8th in History

May 8th in History

on May 8, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

May 8 is the 128th day of the year (129th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 237 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Ace Day Of Visibility Christian feast day: Agathius Amato Ronconi Apparition of Saint Michael Arsenius the Great (Eastern Orthodox Church) Desideratus Catherine of St. Augustine Julian of Norwich (Anglican, Lutheran) Magdalene […]

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Not Forgotten

Not Forgotten

on May 8, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I will not forget you!Isaiah 49:15 At her mother’s 50th birthday celebration with hundreds of people present, firstborn daughter Kukua recounted what her mother had done for her. The times were hard, Kukua remembered, and funds were scarce in the home. But her single mother deprived herself of personal comfort, selling her precious jewelry and other possessions in order to […]

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Quote for Today May 8th

on May 8, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“If it were to be asked, What is the most sacred duty and the greatest source of our security in a Republic? The answer would be, An inviolable respect for the Constitution and Laws — the first growing out of the last. … A sacred respect for the constitutional law is the vital principle, the sustaining energy of a free […]

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