Archive for June 7th, 2018

Daniel Boone’s Hat

Daniel Boone’s Hat

on June 7, 2018, 9:48 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, June 7, 2017. On this date in 1769, Daniel Boone first laid eyes on the physical place that would become synonymous with his name. “After a long and fatiguing journey through a mountainous wilderness, in a westward direction, on the seventh day of June following, we found ourselves on Red River,” he recalled, “… and, from […]

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Coffee With Jesus 

Coffee With Jesus 

on June 7, 2018, 7:47 AM / in Bedtime Stories

A Republican, in a wheelchair, entered a restaurant one afternoon and asked the waitress for a cup of coffee. The Republican looked across the restaurant and asked is that Jesus sitting over there?” The waitress nodded “yes”! So, the Republican requested that she give Jesus a cup of coffee, on him. The next patron to come in was a Libertarian, […]

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Two top Pruitt aides leave EPA

Two top Pruitt aides leave EPA

on June 7, 2018, 7:43 AM / in National News

Two of Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt’s top aides resigned Wednesday after coming under scrutiny in connection with Pruitt’s spending and ethics issues. The aides, scheduler Millan Hupp and senior counsel Sarah Greenwalt, worked for Pruitt in Oklahoma, where he was attorney general, and followed him to the EPA, where they received substantial raises that bypassed normal White House […]

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Mueller reportedly requests witnesses’ personal phones

Mueller reportedly requests witnesses’ personal phones

on June 7, 2018, 7:42 AM / in National News

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team is asking witnesses to hand over their personal phones so investigators can look for conversations with anyone linked to President Trump via encrypted messaging programs, several people with knowledge of the matter told CNBC on Wednesday. The requests were first made in April, and the witnesses have complied, CNBC reports. Investigators are looking at private […]

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Afghan government announces temporary ceasefire with Taliban

on June 7, 2018, 7:40 AM / in International News

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said Thursday that his government and the Taliban had agreed to an unconditional ceasefire until June 20. The deal coincided with the end of the Muslim fasting season, but did not include the Islamic State and other extremist groups. The agreement followed a meeting this week in which Islamic clerics recommended a ceasefire and declared a […]

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More than 50,000 try to cross U.S.-Mexico border for 3rd straight month

More than 50,000 try to cross U.S.-Mexico border for 3rd straight month

on June 7, 2018, 7:39 AM / in News

The number of people caught trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally exceeded 50,000 for the third straight month in May, despite the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance policy, according to figures released by the Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday. The figure includes immigrants who turned themselves in at ports of entry. Border Patrol agents arrested nearly 2,000 more undocumented immigrants […]

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Columbia man faces charges for bomb threat against Nissan Stadium

Columbia man faces charges for bomb threat against Nissan Stadium

on June 7, 2018, 7:37 AM / in National News, State News

A Columbia man was arrested Wednesday and charged with a felony for an alleged bomb threat against Nissan Stadium in Nashville. Joshua Williamson, 28, made a false report of an emergency as he tried to disrupt a Country Music Association concert scheduled for Sunday at the home of the NFL’s Tennessee Titans, Metropolitan Nashville police said Wednesday. The former Central […]

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Danger in the Skies: Obama Dumbed-down Air-traffic Controllers With “Diversity” Rules

on June 7, 2018, 7:34 AM / in National News

Written by  Selwyn Duke When does diversity become “dieversity”? Perhaps when those whose worst high-school subject was science and who are unemployed are favored over licensed pilots for all-important air-traffic controller positions. This is precisely what’s happening, too, under Obama-era FAA “diversity” rules — created because the air-traffic-control corps was “too white.” As the Blaze reports: For decades, the selection process for the […]

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Liberals May Win Control of Largest U.S. Protestant Denomination

Liberals May Win Control of Largest U.S. Protestant Denomination

on June 7, 2018, 6:44 AM / in National News, Opinion

The Southern Baptist Convention, America’s largest protestant denomination and a historically conservative wing of the Christian church in the United States, is on the verge of falling to organized “progressive” social-justice forces and anti-Trump activists, according to media reports and insiders involved in the battle. One leading opponent of the scheme has even blasted what he described as the “Evangelical […]

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Eagles react to cancellation of WH visit with cancellation of their own … at expense of DC kids

Eagles react to cancellation of WH visit with cancellation of their own … at expense of DC kids

on June 7, 2018, 6:40 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Howard Portnoy  |  Liberty Unyielding That’ll learn them! After hearing that the president had withdrawn his invitation to the Super Bowl-wining Philadelphia Eagles to visit the White House after all but a handful of team members refused to show up, the team made an announcement of its own. Its plan to conduct “several player-led community service events for young people in […]

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Antifa Protest Patriot Pray Free Speech Rally in Portland, OR

Antifa Protest Patriot Pray Free Speech Rally in Portland, OR

on June 7, 2018, 6:31 AM / in National News, State News

by John Crump Portland, OR  –-(Ammoland.com)- Antifa proved once again that they do not believe in free speech by attacking a free speech rally held by the Patriot Prayer group in Portland, Oregon. The peaceful free speech group, Patriot Prayer, was holding a rally in downtown Portland for Tusitala John Toese. Toesem, who is better known as “Tiny” is leaving the country and […]

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Washington News Briefs for June 7th 2018

Washington News Briefs for June 7th 2018

on June 7, 2018, 6:28 AM / in National News, Opinion

Good Morning Everyone….. Today is Mike Pence’s 59th birthday. Happy Birthday, Mr. Vice President! Now we are off to the races….. In Congress Wednesday, lawmakers up and down the ranks showcased just how much President Trump can dominate discussions, but also how eager many Republicans are to keep the legislative branch lashed to its own course. Three examples: “Spygate,” immigration, […]

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Above All

Above All

on June 7, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

He who comes from heaven is above all. – John 3:31 In the mid-1800s, Ralph Waldo Emerson became a leader in a philosophical movement known as “transcendentalism,” which says that truth comes from personal insight. Emerson wrote, “To believe your own thought, to believe that what is true for you in your private heart is true for all men—that is […]

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June 7th in History

June 7th in History

on June 7, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

June 7 is the 158th day of the year (159th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 207 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Anniversary of the Memorandum of the Slovak Nation (Slovakia) Birthday of Prince Joachim (Denmark) Christian feast day: Colmán of Dromore Paul I of Constantinople Robert of Newminster Chief Seattle (Lutheran Church) […]

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