Archive for August 6th, 2018

FOR A LAUGH … OR A CRY … OR BOTH?

on August 6, 2018, 7:47 AM / in Bedtime Stories

The INSANITY going on with the Left (and RINO’s) is better than any comedian could make up.  Just a few items from the last couple days that make you want to roll on the floor in laughter…. or spit your coffee out if you have taken a drink before reading this.  We all need a laugh and if these don’t […]

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WHEN AMBULANCES CAN’T GET THERE IN TIME, THE NIMBLE AMBUCYCLE SAVES LIVES

WHEN AMBULANCES CAN’T GET THERE IN TIME, THE NIMBLE AMBUCYCLE SAVES LIVES

on August 6, 2018, 7:33 AM / in International News

By AMON LAVRINC  |  Wired CONGESTION KILLS. THAT’S not hyperbole, it’s a fact. In dozens of cities across the world, heavy traffic, construction, and poorly maintained roads keep first responders from getting to patients in time. That’s where the Ambucycle comes in. With a dual-sport motorcycle and a surprising amount of lifesaving equipment on board, an Ambucycle and its medic rider can reach the […]

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A Properly Built Wall

A Properly Built Wall

on August 6, 2018, 7:29 AM / in Opinion
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Facts of Life star Charlotte Rae dies at 92

Facts of Life star Charlotte Rae dies at 92

on August 6, 2018, 7:26 AM / in People

Charlotte Rae, who had a six decade career as an actress and was best known as the wise housemother on “The Facts of Life,” died Sunday in Los Angeles. She was 92. The Tony and Emmy nominated actress appeared on the popular 1980s sitcom “The Facts of Life” for nearly 10 years, sharing her personal struggles with the writers for the show to […]

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Judge Andrew Napolitano: How the Courts Killed Natural Law

on August 6, 2018, 7:10 AM / in Opinion

The Constitution represented a coup from the beginning, and it’s a dead letter today. The Declaration of Independence, however, is a truly radical libertarian document still worthy of consideration. Judge Andrew Napolitiano, our Distinguished Scholar in Law and Jurisprudence, recently gave a rousing talk at Mises University on the Declaration’s natural law tradition–and how federal courts relentlessly and successfully attacked […]

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The money trail: Tracking the funding of Jackson-Madison County Schools

The money trail: Tracking the funding of Jackson-Madison County Schools

on August 6, 2018, 7:07 AM / in Opinion

BEN PHILLIPS, Special for the Jackson Sun Ben Phillips is the Associate Dean for Education, College of Education & Human Studies at Union University. Editor’s Note: This is a well written and constructed argument for additional funding to what has been a dying institution for over 30 years. By the writers perspective the possibility of the systems salvation depends on additional […]

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1, 2, 3…Voters in Missouri will see 3 ballot initiatives related to legalizing medical marijuana in November

on August 6, 2018, 6:23 AM / in State News

Missouri Secretary of State John Ashcroft certified five ballot initiatives, including three that relate to how the state would legalize medical marijuana, for the November election. The major differences between the three initiatives include tax rates and revenue allocations. Amendment 2 (Sponsor: New Approach Missouri) would tax medical marijuana sales at 4 percent and allocate the revenue to healthcare services […]

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TN gubernatorial candidates spending more than ever to get elected

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

The 2018 race for governor in Tennessee is now the most expensive in state history, with the six leading candidates spending more than $50 million combined so far. By Sean Franklin  |   10News KNOXVILLE — The race for governor is now the most expensive in state history. The latest campaign finance reports said the six leading candidates have spent more than […]

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NRA Challenges I-1639 “Bait and Switch”

NRA Challenges I-1639 “Bait and Switch”

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

Fairfax, VA –  Proving that money can’t buy everything, Washington State’s most recent anti-gun ballot initiative may end up being derailed over a failure to comply with mandatory legal requirements, despite seven-figure funding through hefty donations from local billionaires and other big donors. Under state law, the sponsors of a ballot initiative must collect signatures using a prescribed petition format and […]

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Good Monday Morning, August 6, 2018

on August 6, 2018, 6:07 AM / in National News

President Trump’s optimism about the GOP’s prospects in the 2018 midterm elections is at odds with how most Republicans see the political landscape. Over the weekend, Trump cited the economy and a survey from the conservative polling outlet Rasmussen that put his approval rating near 50 percent as evidence that a “red wave” is forming three months out from Election […]

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August 6th in History

August 6th in History

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

August 6 is the 218th day of the year (219th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 147 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Feast of the Transfiguration of Jesus Justus and Pastor August 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) H.H. Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan‘s Accession Day. (United Arab Emirates) Independence Day […]

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Globalism Is Anti-Christ, Demonic, Theologians Argue

Globalism Is Anti-Christ, Demonic, Theologians Argue

on August 6, 2018, 6:00 AM / in International News

By Brandon Showalter , CP Reporter Prominent theologians and scholars are saying this week that while globalism may be a buzzword this election season, too few understand the demonic forces driving this ideology. As The New York Times reported Monday, until relatively recently it was rare to hear people referred to as “globalists” but the label is more common now. And while many globalists claim […]

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Eyes Of Compassion

Eyes Of Compassion

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

A certain Samaritan, as he journeyed, came where he was. And when he saw him, he had compassion. —Luke 10:33 As Francisco Venegas, a school custodian in Colorado, watched the children on the playground, he saw a 9-year-old girl fall off a bench for no apparent reason. Another time he noticed her face twisted in a strange expression. Sensing that […]

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Beacon Center Releases Report Blasting Tennessee Film Incentives

Beacon Center Releases Report Blasting Tennessee Film Incentives

on August 6, 2018, 6:00 AM / in State News

BY MARK CUNNINGHAM  |   BEACON CENTER On the eve of the series finale of the show Nashville, which has been canceled twice in three years and cost taxpayers tens of millions of dollars, the Beacon Center released a new report showing the ineffectiveness of film incentives in Tennessee. The report highlights the number of flops and bad “investments” the state of Tennessee made when it […]

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Police Deploy Their Own Brand of Justice After Patriot Prayer Group and Antifa Protesters Turn Bloody

on August 6, 2018, 6:00 AM / in State News

BY CILLIAN ZEAL  |   Conservative Tribune  Police in Portland, Oregon, resorted to force on Saturday to keep members of Patriot Prayer and assorted antifa protesters apart in the latest clash between the two groups in the city. “A giant crowd of people from several opposing political groups, including right-wing Patriot Prayer and antifa, faced off once again in a protest that […]

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