Archive for August 17th, 2018

Thank God it’s Friday… and we are taking time off

Thank God it’s Friday… and we are taking time off

on August 17, 2018, 8:37 AM / in Opinion

Hey readers… we don’t get paid for this stuff… we are allowed a break. God Bless and we will see you tomorrow.

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West Virginia Supreme Court impeachments: What got us here?

on August 17, 2018, 8:34 AM / in State News

In case you haven’t heard, the entirety of the West Virginia State Supreme Court – five members – may be impeached and removed from office. But how did it come to that? Legislative audits of the West Virginia State Supreme Court were conducted in April, May, and June 2018. The April 2018 audit concluded Justices Allen Loughry and Menis Ketchum […]

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Heavenly Voices

on August 17, 2018, 8:30 AM / in History, People

Good morning. It’s Friday, August 17. Fifty-eight years ago today, a slender 18-year-old preacher’s kid from Detroit was trying her hand at pop singing in Columbia Records’ 30th Street studios in New York. This wasn’t Aretha Franklin’s first foray into professional music. At 14, she’d released an album of gospel songs, including “Take My Hand, Precious Lord,” a favorite hymn […]

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Admiral Bill McRaven Dares President Trump To Take His Security Clearance; Trump Should Do It

on August 17, 2018, 8:25 AM / in National News, Opinion

Yesterday, former CIA director and Resistance mouthpiece John Brennan had his security clearance pulled by President Trump. Brennan’s defenders, left and right, including some who have enough brains to know better, have been out loudly proclaiming that this is come kind of an affront to American democracy and a violation, get this, of John Brennan’s First Amendment rights. The newest […]

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Trump cancels military parade, blames D.C. officials for high cost

Trump cancels military parade, blames D.C. officials for high cost

on August 17, 2018, 8:20 AM / in National News

The potential price tag for the military display would have been $92 million, according to reports. President Donald Trump said Friday he has canceled a planned military parade this fall in the nation’s capital because of the “ridiculously high” price tag given by D.C. officials. “The local politicians who run Washington, D.C. (poorly) know a windfall when they see it. […]

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Scott Conger Running For Mayor

Scott Conger Running For Mayor

on August 17, 2018, 8:17 AM / in Local News

Scott Conger has announced his candidacy for Mayor of Jackson. Conger, who is the president and CEO of United Way of Tennessee, a position found for him when the WT Health Care Foundation could not continue to pay his salary. Conger is a former city councilman who had to resign his post when he moved to a different district in […]

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August 17th in History

August 17th in History

on August 17, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

August 17 is the 229th day of the year (230th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 136 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Birthday of Marcus Garvey (Rastafari) Christian feast day: Clare of the Cross Hyacinth of Poland Jacobo Kyushei Tomonaga Jeanne Delanoue Johann Gerhard (Lutheran) Mammes of Caesarea (Catholic Church) Samuel Johnson, Timothy […]

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Courage To Stand Alone

Courage To Stand Alone

on August 17, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

There is a man in your kingdom in whom is the Spirit of the Holy God. —Daniel 5:11 It was a morally dark night in Babylon—darker than your workplace, school, or community. King Belshazzar had willfully blasphemed God by desecrating the sacred goblets looted from the temple in Jerusalem. Now Babylon and Belshazzar were about to face God’s judgment. Yet […]

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