Archive for May 21st, 2018

Italian Open: Rafael Nadal beats Alexander Zverev to win Rome title for an eighth time

Italian Open: Rafael Nadal beats Alexander Zverev to win Rome title for an eighth time

on May 21, 2018, 8:08 AM / in Tennis

Rafael Nadal survived a stunning fightback from Alexander Zverev to win a record eighth Italian Open. Nadal cruised to the first set before defending champion Zverev won nine of the next 11 games to take the second set 6-1 and lead 3-1 in the decider. But the Spaniard turned the match around following a lengthy rain delay and closed out […]

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Judge Sends Amish Man To Prison For Refusing Big Pharma Medicine

Judge Sends Amish Man To Prison For Refusing Big Pharma Medicine

on May 21, 2018, 8:04 AM / in State News

Why isn’t this *judge* going after all those AMA/Big PHARMA outfits that make, prescribe, sell, all those *approved* (means money paid to approve them) drugs that have a proven history of causing HARM and death to those who are forced to use them?????  I’ve written many commentaries about how I stopped using all Big PHARMA drugs back in the late […]

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Jane Addams

Jane Addams

on May 21, 2018, 7:57 AM / in History, People

Good morning, it’s Monday, May 21, 2018. On this date in 1935, the world lost a humanitarian, author, educator, philosopher, social worker, champion of children’s and women’s rights, and peace advocate extraordinaire. That list only begins to describe Jane Addams, whose dedication to bettering society prompted high praise from all corners. In its obituary that appeared 83 years ago tomorrow, […]

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HA-HA!! ANOTHER COLD CASE SOLVED!

on May 21, 2018, 7:51 AM / in Opinion

So 31 years ago, a young Canadian couple sojourned to Seattle for a little vacation and were both murdered.  The killer left his DNA behind, but detectives never got a hit, probably because the killer had never been arrested for a felony afterward and his DNA was never in the national DNA system. Oh, but for pride and ego!  Many […]

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Are we “Federal Children?”

on May 21, 2018, 7:50 AM / in Opinion

While doing some searching on how we are TRACKED by the government (cell phones, etc.) I came across this item I wrote in 2002 that provides more info on how the government goal of TRACKING and controlling American citizens really got started.  I had forgotten I had written this but in finding it today and reading it over I thought […]

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What is going on this day…. May 21 2018

on May 21, 2018, 7:35 AM / in News

Emotions are running hot in Washington on multiple fronts ahead of a pivotal week for Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), the Russia investigation, the debate over guns and the future of the nuclear programs in Iran and North Korea. Among the “known unknowns” that are coming to a head… Mike Pompeo will give his first major policy address as secretary of […]

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Deadpool 2 bumps Avengers: Infinity War from top of box office

on May 21, 2018, 7:31 AM / in National News

Stan Lee must be jumping for joy….. Deadpool 2 dethroned Avengers: Infinity War as leader of the box office, taking in $125 million in the U.S. and Canada over its opening weekend. The debut of the sequel featuring Ryan Reynolds’ wisecracking superhero was the second-highest opening ever for an R-rated movie. Deadpool 2‘s haul fell just short of a projected […]

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Cougar attacks 2 mountain bikers in Washington state, killing 1

Cougar attacks 2 mountain bikers in Washington state, killing 1

on May 21, 2018, 7:25 AM / in State News

A cougar attacked two mountain bikers in a remote area in Washington state, killing one and wounding the other. The survivor, Isaac Sederbaum, 31, said the men made loud noises when they realized the cougar was chasing them. They thought they had scared it away, but the animal reappeared and grabbed Sederbaum’s head in its mouth. The other man, S.J. […]

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2 climbers die trying to reach summit of Mount Everest

2 climbers die trying to reach summit of Mount Everest

on May 21, 2018, 7:21 AM / in International News, People

Two foreign climbers have died trying to reach the top of Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak, a Nepal mountaineering official said Monday. Other climbers reported that a Macedonian climber identified as 63-year-old Gjeorgi Petkov died Sunday, and a Japanese climber, 35-year-old Nobukazu Kuriki, died Monday. Kuriki was an experienced mountaineer who had made several unsuccessful attempts to scale Everest, […]

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Mnuchin: U.S. puts China trade war ‘on hold’

Mnuchin: U.S. puts China trade war ‘on hold’

on May 21, 2018, 7:18 AM / in International News

The U.S. will hold off on imposing tariffs on Chinese products as talks continue on reducing America’s trade deficit with China, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday. “We’re putting the trade war on hold,” Mnuchin said on Fox News Sunday. Mnuchin said the two countries made significant progress in negotiations last week. Beijing committed Saturday to significantly increasing its purchases […]

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Incumbent Nicolas Maduro declared winner of disputed Venezuela election

on May 21, 2018, 7:17 AM / in International News

Venezuela’s embattled socialist president, Nicolas Maduro, won a second six-year term by a landslide in a disputed election on Sunday. Maduro’s nearest challenger, Henri Falcon, said the vote “lacks legitimacy,” and refused to recognize the result. The U.S. also said it would not recognize Maduro’s win, Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan announced Sunday. Maduro won despite a political and […]

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DOJ to investigate FBI informant’s contact with Trump campaign

on May 21, 2018, 7:15 AM / in National News

Here we go Again…. The Justice Department on Sunday told its inspector general to look into whether the early FBI investigation into links between Russia and President Trump’s campaign was politically motivated. The move came hours after Trump began a series of Twitter posts calling for an inquiry into a report that an American academic working as an FBI informant […]

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LSU Heisman Trophy winner Billy Cannon dies at age 80

LSU Heisman Trophy winner Billy Cannon dies at age 80

on May 21, 2018, 7:05 AM / in People

By The Associated Press BATON ROUGE — Billy Cannon, the gifted running back who won the Heisman Trophy for LSU in 1959 with a memorable Halloween night punt return touchdown against Mississippi, died Sunday. He was 80. LSU said Cannon, the school’s only Heisman winner, died at his home in St. Francisville. The cause of death was not immediately known. […]

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Liberalization Is Not Inevitable

Liberalization Is Not Inevitable

on May 21, 2018, 7:00 AM / in International News

  by Adi  |   Faith & Heritage As Christians we confess that God is in control of what happens in the world. We confess that his plan for the universe will inevitably come to pass. And we know from Scripture what his plan is. Nonetheless, in the day-to-day reality we live in, I often hear about experiences of the exact opposite. […]

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Not as it Always Appears….

on May 21, 2018, 6:54 AM / in Bedtime Stories

The light turned yellow, just in front of him. He did the right thing, stopping at the crosswalk, even though he could have beaten the red light by accelerating through the intersection. The tailgating woman was furious and honked her horn, screaming in frustration, as she missed her chance to get through the intersection, dropping her cell phone and makeup. […]

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NAACP leader’s racial profiling claim challenged after bodycam footage released

on May 21, 2018, 6:48 AM / in State News

A South Carolina NAACP chapter president who says he was racially profiled during a traffic stop was accused of lying after police released video footage of the encounter, according to reports. “Tonight, I was racially profiled by Timmonsville Officer CAUSE I WAS DRIVING A MERCEDES BENZ AND GOING HOME IN A NICE NEIGHBORHOOD,” Timmonsville NAACP President Rev. Jerrod Moultrie said […]

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Nashville Predators’ Endorsement of Acting Mayor David Briley ‘A Sleazy Quid Pro Quo’

Nashville Predators’ Endorsement of Acting Mayor David Briley ‘A Sleazy Quid Pro Quo’

on May 21, 2018, 6:39 AM / in State News

Sports teams can receive handsome rewards for supporting public officials…. The Jackson Generals receive over 1.2 million annually in financial incentives. The Tennessee Star The Nashville Predators’ unprecedented endorsement of Acting Mayor David Briley in this Thursday’s special mayoral election in Nashville/Davidson County is “a sleazy quid pro quo,” one long time Tennessee Republican political operative tells The Tennessee Star. The definition of “quid pro […]

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Councilman Robert Swope admits To 1998 solicitation bust

Councilman Robert Swope admits To 1998 solicitation bust

on May 21, 2018, 6:34 AM / in State News

A Disgruntled Republican in Nashville Councilman Robert Swope is one of the few self identified Republicans in the Metro Council and he was Trump’s Tennessee State Director. He is the most conservative member of the Council and yet is effective and respected by his colleagues.  He is running for a position on the Republican State Executive Committee challenging Ron McDow […]

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Man And Woman Killed In Sunday Morning Murder/Suicide At Hixson Gas Station

on May 21, 2018, 6:26 AM / in State News

A man and a woman were killed in a Sunday morning murder/homicide at a gas station in Hixson. The shooting was shortly after 10 a.m. at a Shell station at Hixson Pike and Brookaire. Upon arrival, police located Kimberly Phillips, 48, lying in the parking lot from an apparent gunshot wound. Also in the same parking lot, officers located Frederick Tragresser, […]

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Audit: Agencies make it difficult to get public records

Audit: Agencies make it difficult to get public records

on May 21, 2018, 6:13 AM / in State News

By Sheila Burke, Associated Press Some government agencies in Tennessee are making it difficult for citizens to access public records and, in some instances, violating state law, a newly released audit shows. Open records advocates had hoped that a state law that passed in 2016 would make it easier for people to access information that should be publicly available to citizens. […]

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