Archive for August 11th, 2018

The August Madison County Republican Party monthly meeting

on August 11, 2018, 8:05 AM / in Announcements

The Madison County Republican Party monthly meeting will be as follows: Monday, August 13th 11:15 a.m. Blacksmith’s Resturant State Party Chairman -Scott Golden: Chairman Golden will be speaking about the results of the August elections and giving insight into what this will mean for our party in the November elections. All aree welcome to attend and congratulate our August Primary winners! Republican Primary winner for […]

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‘Pharisaical’ Politics on the Left and the Right?

‘Pharisaical’ Politics on the Left and the Right?

on August 11, 2018, 7:58 AM / in Opinion

By David Fowler  |  FACT I was recently asked a question in the context of a discussion about various LGBT policy issues that was so different from the others. It had to do with Pharisees. Am I a Pharisee? The question actually came in the form of a text from a pastor who supports some or all of the policy […]

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Justice Department Will Cut Ties to SPLC, Sessions Says

Justice Department Will Cut Ties to SPLC, Sessions Says

on August 11, 2018, 7:55 AM / in National News

Shortly after the news broke that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) still maintained some ties to the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) — a far-left fringe group widely condemned as an anti-Christian “hate group” by critics — Attorney General Jeff Sessions dropped the hammer. Speaking in front of a mainstream Christian group of pro-freedom attorneys maligned by the SPLC, the Justice Department chief […]

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Chemical giant Monsanto must pay $290 million in weedkiller cancer case, jury rules

on August 11, 2018, 7:50 AM / in National News

A San Francisco jury has found in favor of a school groundskeeper dying of cancer whose lawyers argued that a weedkiller made by the agribusiness giant Monsanto likely caused his disease. Dewayne Johnson, the groundskeeper, was awarded $287 million in punitive damages. Johnson’s lawsuit against Monsanto was the first case to go to trial in a string of legal complaints […]

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School Catches Backlash for Eliminating Pledge of Allegiance, Here’s How They’re Responding

School Catches Backlash for Eliminating Pledge of Allegiance, Here’s How They’re Responding

on August 11, 2018, 7:48 AM / in State News

By Michael Cantrell  |  Flag and Cross An elementary school in Atlanta recently decided to eliminate the Pledge of Allegiance from the beginning of the school day due it not being “inclusive” enough, which doesn’t make a lick of sense, seeing as how it transcends all races, genders, creeds, ect. Anyway, as a result of this decision, the school received a […]

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Dem Rep Under Fire for Wishing Blackburn Would Jump off a Bridge, Calls It ‘Obviously Humor’

Dem Rep Under Fire for Wishing Blackburn Would Jump off a Bridge, Calls It ‘Obviously Humor’

on August 11, 2018, 7:42 AM / in State News

By David Rutz  |   Washington Free Beacon Rep. Steve Cohen (D., Tenn.) said he was joking when he said last month he wished Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R., Tenn.) would jump off a bridge, calling it an obvious attempt at humor. HuffPost obtained audio of Cohen addressing a group of pastors and discussing the 2018 U.S. Senate race in Tennessee, where Blackburn […]

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Please be advised!!!

on August 11, 2018, 7:35 AM / in Local News

From Chief Wiser and the Jackson Police Department: Jackson Police have noticed an increase in auto burglaries in the Stonebridge and Country Club areas.  Chief Wiser advises all citizens to take extra precaution by ensuring valuables are not visible and are secure inside of a residence. Jackson Police are increasing patrols but need your assistance to address these crimes and apprehend the […]

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Rauner: Current attorney general protecting status quo of corruption

on August 11, 2018, 7:06 AM / in State News

By Greg Bishop | Watchdog.org Gov. Bruce Rauner says the state’s current attorney general is protecting a corrupt status quo and that’s why he’s giving a $1 million campaign contribution to the Republican candidate in the race. Rauner told reporters Thursday in his Springfield office that taxpayers aren’t getting the legal representation they deserve from the Illinois attorney general’s office. […]

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Missouri Farm Bureau Slams McCaskill, Endorses Hawley

Missouri Farm Bureau Slams McCaskill, Endorses Hawley

on August 11, 2018, 7:02 AM / in State News

BY: Brent Scher  |   Washington Free Beacon After hearing from both  Sen. Claire McCaskill (D., Mo.) and her Republican opponent Josh Hawley on Friday, the Missouri Farm Bureau decided to endorse Hawley, citing its bad relationship with McCaskill. The Farm Bureau falling into Hawley’s column was not a given—in 2016 it gave its gubernatorial endorsement to Democrat Chris Koster—but it came out of […]

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Mystery recess triggers speculation in Manafort trial

on August 11, 2018, 6:43 AM / in National News

BY JACQUELINE THOMSEN   |   The Hill Paul Manafort’s criminal trial on bank and tax fraud charges was held up for several hours Friday as the federal judge presiding over the case repeatedly met with federal prosecutors and Manafort’s defense attorneys. Judge T.S. Ellis III, who has otherwise placed a priority on the trial moving quickly, pushed the start of witness testimony […]

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Kentucky Man Keeps Committing Crimes… Gets Shot and Killed

Kentucky Man Keeps Committing Crimes… Gets Shot and Killed

on August 11, 2018, 6:37 AM / in State News

On 8 August, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky, at about 06:30 a.m., Shawn Michael Woods is reported as breaking into multiple apartments in an address near Martin Luther King Dr.  He is said to have broken into one woman’s apartment and tried to crawl into bed with her.  A business owner in the area said he had multiple problems with Woods. From […]

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Tech Got Your Tongue?

Tech Got Your Tongue?

on August 11, 2018, 6:34 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Art by A.F. Branco Tech giants Facebook, Twitter, Apple Inc, Google among others are on an all-out assault to silence conservative and libertarian speech.

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I-40 to close again this weekend for bridge repair project

on August 11, 2018, 6:32 AM / in State News

NASHVILLE —Interstate 40 will be closed along the south loop of downtown Nashville for TDOT work again this weekend. This is the third and final weekend-long closure connected to a $5.8 million resurfacing and bridge repair project. I-40 will be closed from the I-40/I-24 split near the Silliman Evans Bridge to the I-40/I-65 split near the Adventure Science Center. In […]

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Herbert Hoover: Indian Reservation, Engineer, WWI Relief, 31st President, Middle East, Communism, Constitution, the Bible

Herbert Hoover: Indian Reservation, Engineer, WWI Relief, 31st President, Middle East, Communism, Constitution, the Bible

on August 11, 2018, 6:31 AM / in History

Herbert Clark Hoover was born AUGUST 10, 1874, in West Branch, Iowa. At the age of 6, he spent eight months on the Osage Indian Reservation in Oklahoma with his Quaker uncle, who was an Indian agent. There he made many Indian friends and attended the “Indian Sunday-School.” Herbert Hoover was the only U.S. President to have lived on an Indian reservation. His Canadian-born Quaker mother, Hulda, taught Sunday School […]

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Secrets

Secrets

on August 11, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

The secret things belong to the Lord our God, but those things which are revealed belong to us and to our children forever. —Deuteronomy 29:29 After reading a short passage of Scripture, a preacher took off his glasses, slammed his Bible shut, and said, “This morning I intend to explain the unexplainable, find out the undefinable, ponder over the imponderable, […]

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August 11th in History

August 11th in History

on August 11, 2018, 6:00 AM / in News

August 11 is the 223rd day of the year (224th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 142 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Athracht Clare of Assisi Fiacre Gaugericus John Henry Newman (Church of England) Philomena Susanna Taurinus of Évreux Tiburtius and Chromatius August 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Independence Day, celebrates […]

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