Archive for June 9th, 2018

President Trump Requests Russia’s reinstatement to G7

President Trump Requests Russia’s reinstatement to G7

on June 9, 2018, 7:51 AM / in International News, National News

President Trump on Friday said that Russia should be reinstated into the Group of Seven major economies, a comment that could further anger U.S. allies during what is already expected to be a tense set of meetings. Speaking to reporters on the South Lawn before leaving for Canada to attend the G-7 summit, Trump said he has been “Russia’s worst nightmare” but argued […]

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Alternative Fuel School Bus Workshop

Alternative Fuel School Bus Workshop

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

Tennessee Cleans Fuels, in partnership with Central States Bus Sales, will host an alternative fuel school bus workshop to equip Tennessee school bus fleets with the knowledge they need to evaluate natural gas, propane, and electric alternatives. Fleet managers, superintendents, and other school bus fleet decision-makers are encouraged to attend. Presenters include representatives from ROUSH CleantTech and Adomani Electric who will […]

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Mulvaney Drains Part of the Swamp by Firing 25 CFPB Board Members

Mulvaney Drains Part of the Swamp by Firing 25 CFPB Board Members

on June 9, 2018, 7:44 AM / in National News

Acting Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CPFB) Mick Mulvaney (also Office of Management and Budget director) is no fan of the agency that he runs, having called it a “sick, sad joke” and “essentially a one-person dictator[ship].” The CFPB, a brain-child proposed by left-wing Harvard professor Elizabeth Warren as far back as 2007, was specifically and deliberately designed […]

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Farewell

Farewell

on June 9, 2018, 7:40 AM / in People

By Charles Krauthammer I have been uncharacteristically silent these past 10 months. I had thought that silence would soon be coming to an end, but I’m afraid I must tell you now that fate has decided on a different course for me. In August of last year, I underwent surgery to remove a cancerous tumor in my abdomen. That operation was […]

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White House worker arrested by Secret Service agents for attempted murder

White House worker arrested by Secret Service agents for attempted murder

on June 9, 2018, 7:22 AM / in National News

A man was taken into custody at the White House by Secret Service agents for an attempted first-degree murder charge. 29-year-old Martese Edwards worked for a government contractor who was hired to do work at the White House. Edwards had a valid pass when he arrived at the visitor center at noon. When he showed his Maryland driver’s license, he […]

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Golden State of Domination: Warriors win second straight title, sweep Cavaliers in NBA Finals

on June 9, 2018, 7:10 AM / in Basketball

CLEVELAND – The brightest dreams of the Bay Area and the darkest nightmares of everywhere else – especially here – have come to fruition. The Warriors, already great then supercharged by Kevin Durant, blazed through the field to win their second straight championship and third in four years. The 2018 title came with a sweep of the Cavaliers, capped by a 108-85 […]

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US service member killed in Somalia

US service member killed in Somalia

on June 9, 2018, 7:08 AM / in International News, National News

BY REBECCA KHEEL  |   THE HILL A U.S. service member has been killed and four others injured in Somalia, the U.S. military confirmed Friday. “During an operation June 8, 2018, in Jubaland, Somalia, one U.S. Special Operations member was killed and four U.S. service members and one partner force was wounded as the result of an enemy attack,” U.S. Africa Command […]

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Lawsuit Filed over FBI’s Willful Failure to Process NICS Denial Appeals

Lawsuit Filed over FBI’s Willful Failure to Process NICS Denial Appeals

on June 9, 2018, 7:02 AM / in National News

by David Codrea USA – -(Ammoland.com)- “Today we filed suit against the Attorney General, USA and the FBI for more NICS denials,” Stamboulieh Law, PLLC, announced in a Tuesday press release. “After it was reported that the FBI stopped processing firearms denials in early 2016, we filed a FOIA [request] for that information. It was recently received.” What did it reveal? “The documents produced […]

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My Interview With A USS Liberty Survivor

My Interview With A USS Liberty Survivor

on June 9, 2018, 7:00 AM / in History, Opinion, People

Today is the 50th anniversary of the unprovoked attack of the USS Liberty by the State of Israel, which killed 34 American sailors and Marines and wounded 174. To this day, the State of Israel has never been held accountable for this despicable and dastardly attack against the people of the United States. In fact, the U.S. government and news […]

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Madison County Republican Party Meeting

Madison County Republican Party Meeting

on June 9, 2018, 6:57 AM / in Announcements

Please note the meeting venue.  This location is just off of Highland Ave, downtown, beside The Lift.  We will meet in the covered patio area.  (216 N. Shannon Street). Our monthly meeting will be as follows: Date:  June 11, 2018 Day: Monday Time:  11:15 am Place:  Blacksmith Restaurant Speakers:  Commissioners Billy Spain, Cyndi Bryant, Larry Sipes and former commissioner and […]

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Honoring Social Justice

on June 9, 2018, 6:50 AM / in State News

KNOXVILLE — Almost 100 years ago, a Tennessee mother wrote her lawmaker son to urge him to cast the last vote needed to secure the voting rights of American women. This weekend, their roles in ratifying the 19th Amendment will be memorialized. The Burn Memorial will be unveiled at 5:15 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Clinch Avenue and Market […]

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“American Heritage” By Hillsdale – One of many online courses we support

on June 9, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

Both George Washington and Thomas Jefferson warned against permanent entangling alliances. Yet, as the United States grew economically, and as challenges to domestic security arose from abroad, America’s role on the world stage changed dramatically. Over the course of the 20th century, America grew to become the preeminent global power. If you would like help navigating this online course, please […]

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American Minute with Bill Federer War Emergency – IRS Withholds from Paychecks

American Minute with Bill Federer War Emergency – IRS Withholds from Paychecks

on June 9, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

Withholding taxes from paychecks began JUNE 9, 1943. Congress passed it as an emergency measure during World War II to get money to fight Hitler. Withholding taxes was the idea of Beardsley Ruml, the treasurer of Macy’s Department Store who became chairman of New York’s Federal Reserve Bank. Ruml was helped by Bernard Baruch and Milton Friedman. The Federal Government […]

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June 6th

June 6th

on June 9, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Opinion

Something I had not forgotten, because Sally and I sent Ray a card, but I didn’t actually do anything about it. I didn’t spend time with Ray and I should have…. I will probably regret not doing so. But he and I have different lives… we always have, but I do love talking to him. Well anyway, June the 6th […]

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“Dumb Ox”

“Dumb Ox”

on June 9, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart. – 1 Samuel 16:7 When Thomas Aquinas began to attend classes at the University of Paris in the 13th century, he seldom spoke up in class. His fellow students thought that his silence meant he wasn’t very smart, so they nicknamed him “the dumb ox.” His peers […]

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The Greenback Party

The Greenback Party

on June 9, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

The Greenback Party convened in 1880 at the Interstate Exposition Building in Chicago from June 9 to 11 to select presidential and vice presidential nominees and write a party platform for that year’s US presidential election. Delegates chose a ticket of James B. Weaver (pictured) of Iowa and Barzillai J. Chambers of Texas. The Greenback Party had drawn support from […]

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June 9th in History

June 9th in History

on June 9, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

June 9 is the 160th day of the year (161st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 205 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Anniversary of the Accession of King Abdullah II (Jordan) Autonomy Day (Åland Islands) Christian feast day: Aidan of Lindisfarne (Lutheranism) Columba Ephrem the Syrian (Roman Catholic Church and Church of England) […]

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POLITICAL SERMONS FROM PASTORS IN THE FOUNDING ERA # 39

POLITICAL SERMONS FROM PASTORS IN THE FOUNDING ERA # 39

on June 9, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

By Pastor Roger Anghis Reprinted with permission from NewswithViews Preached before the Honorable Council, And the honorable House of Representatives of the Colony of the Massachusetts-Bay, in New-England. MAY 29th, 1776. Being the Anniversary for the Election of THE honorable COUNCIL FOR the Colony. By Pastor Samuel West of Dartmouth. Foundation Scriptures: And I will restore thy judges as at […]

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