Archive for August 3rd, 2018

Our Government Is Awash With Foreign Citizens

on August 3, 2018, 8:52 AM / in National News, Opinion

Most Americans would be shocked if they knew how many foreign citizens are in our federal government—and at what levels. They don’t know because the mainstream media (or the conservative media, for that matter) almost never talks about it. It is one of the biggest secrets in Washington, D.C. Back in 2015, Michael Hager wrote a very important missive that […]

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Woman who sued Planet Fitness over ‘transgender’ man in locker room wins appeal

Woman who sued Planet Fitness over ‘transgender’ man in locker room wins appeal

on August 3, 2018, 8:51 AM / in National News, State News

LANSING, Michigan, (LifeSiteNews) – Stripped of her Planet Fitness membership three years ago for complaining about a man who thinks he’s a woman in the women’s locker rooms, a Michigan woman is still seeking justice. But she’s a lot closer due to a victory in the Michigan Court of Appeals last week. With that ruling, her legal team is hoping […]

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Would War With Iran Doom Trump?

on August 3, 2018, 8:47 AM / in Opinion

A war with Iran would define, consume and potentially destroy the Trump presidency, but exhilarate the neocon never-Trumpers who most despise the man. Why, then, is President Donald Trump toying with such an idea? Looking back at Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Syria and Yemen, wars we began or plunged into, what was gained to justify the cost in American blood and […]

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Another Bad Move By the Catholic Church; Pope approves church policy change saying death penalty is always wrong

Another Bad Move By the Catholic Church; Pope approves church policy change saying death penalty is always wrong

on August 3, 2018, 8:34 AM / in International News

Pope Francis officially changed the Catholic Church’s position on capital punishment, declaring the death penalty to be “inadmissible because it is an attack on the inviolability and dignity of the person.” The church previously viewed capital punishment as acceptable for “certain crimes,” saying that in such cases it was a “means of safeguarding the common good.” The church updated the […]

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Apple becomes first trillion-dollar U.S. company

Apple becomes first trillion-dollar U.S. company

on August 3, 2018, 8:32 AM / in International News, National News

Apple on Thursday became the first company in history to reach a market capitalization of $1 trillion. The iPhone maker reached the once-unthinkable milestone after climbing back over 21 years from being a near-bankrupt computer maker to the creator of groundbreaking and enormously popular consumer tech products, from the iMac to the iPod to the iPhone. Apple is now one […]

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Tennessee Poised to Return to All-Male House Delegation in 2019

Tennessee Poised to Return to All-Male House Delegation in 2019

on August 3, 2018, 8:03 AM / in State News

Roll Call Tim Burchett, John Rose win contested GOP primaries; David Kustoff survives challenge Tennessee appears poised to switch to an all-male House delegation next Congress after the only woman in a contested open-seat Republican primary lost Thursday night. The two women in the state’s current House delegation opted not to run for re-election. 6th District Rep. Diane Black lost her GOP primary for governor […]

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Union Faceoff

on August 3, 2018, 7:58 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Friday, August 3, 2018. On this date in 1981, America’s 13,000 air traffic controllers went on strike. Four hours later, Ronald Reagan walked into the Rose Garden flanked by Attorney General William French Smith and Secretary of Transportation Drew Lewis to announce that any controller who did not return to work in 48 hours would be fired. […]

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Butch O’Hare

Butch O’Hare

on August 3, 2018, 7:47 AM / in Bedtime Stories

World War II produced many heroes. One such man was Lieutenant Commander Butch O’Hare. He was a fighter pilot assigned to the aircraft carrier Lexington in the South Pacific. One day his entire squadron was sent on a mission. After he was airborne, he looked at his fuel gauge and realized that someone had forgotten to top off his fuel […]

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Opposition to 3D Guns Shows the Agenda is Knowledge Control

Opposition to 3D Guns Shows the Agenda is Knowledge Control

on August 3, 2018, 6:56 AM / in Opinion, State News

  USA – -(Ammoland.com)- “Attorney General Josh Shapiro, Gov. Tom Wolf, and state police said they’ve now blocked access to 3D downloadable guns in Pennsylvania,” NBC’s Lancaster affiliate WGAL News 8 reported Sunday. “After an emergency hearing in Philadelphia Sunday, the company Defense Distributed agreed to make its sites inaccessible to Pennsylvania users, and to not upload any new 3D gun files.” This […]

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Division Playoff

Division Playoff

on August 3, 2018, 6:53 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Art by A.F. Branco

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The Great Failure Of Multiculturalism In England

on August 3, 2018, 6:41 AM / in International News

By Llvadmin  |  Liberty Video News Muammar Gaddafi may have been a brutal dictator within his own country if official recent history holds true. But he was also a necessary bulwark against waves on illegal migrants who are now and have been for some time flowing into Europe, Canada, and the United States. Take London for example. Once a mecca of […]

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Baxter, Todd to face off in District 73 State Rep race

Baxter, Todd to face off in District 73 State Rep race

on August 3, 2018, 6:18 AM / in State News

See good things do happen……………. By Brandon Shields, Jackson Sun After an eventful final few weeks before Thursday’s primary, we now know the Democratic and Republican nominees for state representative from District 73 for November’s general election. Dr. James Baxter won the Democratic nomination, beating T. Robert Hill 1,790 votes to 1,406. Baxter’s vote total made up 56 percent of […]

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Blackburn, Bredesen advance in Senate race

Blackburn, Bredesen advance in Senate race

on August 3, 2018, 6:12 AM / in State News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Tennessee Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen and Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn have been running their campaigns for a critical U.S. Senate seat like their matchup was assured. Voters made it official Thursday. Bredesen and Blackburn disposed of minimal opposition in their primary elections, kicking off what’s expected to a bruising, expensive fight that could determine […]

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In Chattanooga, 2018 primary election turnout higher than 2010, 2014

on August 3, 2018, 6:09 AM / in State News

by Ben Benton and Allison Shirk  |  Chattanooga Times Free Press Overcast skies and the occasional downpour didn’t deter Hamilton County voters from turning out at the polls Thursday and surpassing 2014 and 2010 primary election totals. Of the more than 196,864 eligible voters countywide, 57,053 voted in the primary election, which is still only about 29 percent of registered voters. Election officials at […]

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Glenn Jacobs, aka WWE pro wrestler Kane, wins Knox County mayoral race

Glenn Jacobs, aka WWE pro wrestler Kane, wins Knox County mayoral race

on August 3, 2018, 6:06 AM / in State News

By Travis Dorman   |  Knoxville News Sentinel Glenn Jacobs, the conservative small business owner best known as the professional wrestler Kane, defeated Democratic nominee Linda Haney in the Knox County mayoral race on Thursday, according to unofficial returns. Speaking to attendees of his watch party at Crowne Plaza in downtown Knoxville, Jacobs said he doesn’t normally use wrestling analogies for […]

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Bill Lee Wins GOP Gubernatorial Primary in Blowout Victory

Bill Lee Wins GOP Gubernatorial Primary in Blowout Victory

on August 3, 2018, 6:01 AM / in State News

The Tennessee Star Williamson County businessman Bill Lee won the Tennessee Republican gubernatorial primary Thursday night in a blowout victory. The Associated Press called the race for Lee at 9:07 pm central p.m., but the results were clear within half an hour of polls closing at 7 pm, as Lee took a big lead in early voting he never relinquished. With almost […]

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August 3rd in History

August 3rd in History

on August 3, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

August 3 is the 215th day of the year (216th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 150 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Gamaliel (finding of relics, in Roman Martyrology) Lydia of Thyatira Nicodemus Olaf II of Norway (Translation of the relic) Stephen (Discovery of the relic) Waltheof of Melrose Joanna, […]

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Broken Statues

Broken Statues

on August 3, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

The court shall be seated, and they shall take away his dominion, to consume and destroy it forever. —Daniel 7:26 In Moscow stands the New Tretyakov Gallery, a museum that displays art and artifacts from the days of the former Soviet Union. Scattered along the banks of the Moscow River near the museum are statues of once-powerful leaders that have […]

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City of Jackson and Madison County Election Results

on August 3, 2018, 5:58 AM / in Local News, State News

Jackson City Court Clerk Monique Merriweather fell short once again and will have to return to the fold and protection offered by the city of Jackson while Daryl Hubbard will be the Jackson City Court Clerk again and it was not even close. Congratulations to Daryl Hubbard Hubbard’s  6,311 votes, for 63.01 percent. Merriweather  3,705 votes for 37 percent. Madison County […]

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