Archive for August 23rd, 2018

The Demo Degradation of American Patriotism

The Demo Degradation of American Patriotism

on August 23, 2018, 7:35 AM / in Opinion

The greatest threat to the First Amendment and freedom of the press is the Leftmedia. “Patriotism is as much a virtue as justice, and is as necessary for the support of societies as natural affection is for the support of families.” —Benjamin Rush (1773) In a non-contextual defense of the mass media, I often see cited the following quote: “Where […]

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Hunter refusing to step down

Hunter refusing to step down

on August 23, 2018, 7:31 AM / in National News, State News

House Armed Services Committee member and Marine Corps veteran Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) is refusing to step down from his committee assignments following charges that he used at least $250,000 in campaign funds for personal expenses. Hunter is defying Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) by refusing to relinquish his committee assignments, prompting House Republicans to move forward with a plan to forcibly remove him from those posts, a […]

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Missouri school district installs ‘gender-neutral’ bathrooms in elementary schools

Missouri school district installs ‘gender-neutral’ bathrooms in elementary schools

on August 23, 2018, 7:26 AM / in State News

By Calvin Freiburger NORTH KANSAS CITY, Missouri,  (LifeSiteNews) – The North Kansas City School District in Missouri is embracing the push for gender-neutral bathrooms, installing new designs in old and new school buildings alike. The just-opened Rising Hill Elementary and Northview Elementary, as well as two sixth-grade centers and North Kansas City High School, all feature the newly-designed restrooms, the […]

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Nashville Predator Crony Capitalist Backs Bredesen As Payback For Democrats’ Help

Nashville Predator Crony Capitalist Backs Bredesen As Payback For Democrats’ Help

on August 23, 2018, 6:48 AM / in Opinion, State News

By Jason M. Reynolds  |   Tennessee Star Phil Bredesen hopes Tennessee voters forget about his ties to liberal national Democrats as he runs for the U.S. Senate, POLITICO reported. Meanwhile, Nashville Predators Chairman Tom Cigarran, a Republican in name only, is backing the former governor as thanks for his help. Phil Bredesen is trying to tell Tennesseans he will not help […]

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Bill Lee stops at Farmers Market in downtown Jackson

Bill Lee stops at Farmers Market in downtown Jackson

on August 23, 2018, 6:46 AM / in Local News

By Brandon Shields  |  Jackson Sun Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Lee was at the West Tennessee Farmers Market on Wednesday during a mini-tour of the region. He preceded the Jackson stop with an appearance in McKenzie and then planned to make stops in Humboldt and Union City. “When we won the primary, it just happened that there were 95 days between […]

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Jackson Police Department acknowledges death of K9 officer

Jackson Police Department acknowledges death of K9 officer

on August 23, 2018, 6:43 AM / in Local News

It is with great sadness that the Jackson Police Department acknowledges the death of one of its Police Service Dogs, K9 Officer Kyra, who passed away suddenly on Tuesday, Aug. 21, from complications due to a medical condition. Kyra was the Jackson Police Department’s first female dual purpose police dog and the department’s first bomb detection dog. Kyra was partnered […]

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Big people, small God, big problems

Big people, small God, big problems

on August 23, 2018, 6:33 AM / in Religion

(A simple but powerful biblical worldview framework in Ed Welch’s biblical counseling book When People Are Big and God is Small.) I recently read Ed Welch’s book, When People are Big and God is Small: Overcoming Peer Pressure, Codependency, and the Fear of Man. It is a good book in general and one I would recommend. It struck a chord with me […]

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Memphis police surveillance trial: Protecting the public, allowing free speech was MPD’s concern, director says

Memphis police surveillance trial: Protecting the public, allowing free speech was MPD’s concern, director says

on August 23, 2018, 6:24 AM / in State News

By Daniel Connolly,   |   Memphis Commercial Appeal Memphis Police Director Michael Rallings testified in federal court Wednesday that the department monitored public safety at many rallies, regardless of whether they were organized by Black Lives Matter or the Ku Klux Klan. Also during day three of an ongoing federal trial over police surveillance, activists spoke on how surveillance has affected them. And […]

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Bird Finds Uncharted Nest at U of M

Bird Finds Uncharted Nest at U of M

on August 23, 2018, 6:22 AM / in State News

The Memphis Daily News The University of Memphis is the first college in the country to partner with Santa Monica, California-based electric scooter-sharing company Bird. Ted Townsend, hired as the U of M’s chief economic development and government relations officer in January, confirmed the exclusive partnership Tuesday. “For us, it’s about student success,” Townsend said. “[Bird] is another affordable transportation option […]

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Perfect

Perfect

on August 23, 2018, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

“A man could spend his whole life searching for the perfect petal and it would not be a life wasted” It’s Monday night and I am sitting by the PC writing to you as I always have for 20 years. I will turn 65 in a couple of months, and I thought that I would leave you with something of myself. When […]

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August 23rd in History

August 23rd in History

on August 23, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

August 23 is the 235th day of the year (236th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 130 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Éogan of Ardstraw Philip Benitius Rose of Lima Tydfil August 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Day of the National Flag (Ukraine) European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism […]

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Israel eases gun controls following lone-wolf attacks:

Israel eases gun controls following lone-wolf attacks:

on August 23, 2018, 5:53 AM / in International News

Israel eases gun controls following lone-wolf attacks: Israel has changed its gun regulations to enable hundreds of thousands more civilians to apply for licences, a move authorities say will increase security but others argue will stoke violence. The shift in policy, announced by the public security ministry late Monday, means that up to 600,000 Israelis could apply for gun licences, […]

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A civil rights victory

on August 23, 2018, 5:50 AM / in National News, State News

By Say Uncle A while back, a Texas professor sued because the law allowed people to carry guns on campus. He had some bogus legal argument. A lower court dismissed the claim. Now, the Fifth Circuit has affirmed the lower court’s decision.

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THE SHORTENED 23RD PSALM – PRICELESS

THE SHORTENED 23RD PSALM – PRICELESS

on August 23, 2018, 5:29 AM / in Religion

In his beautiful book, “I Shall Not Want,” Robert Ketchum tells of a Sunday School teacher who asked her group of children if anyone could quote the entire 23rd Psalm. A golden-haired, four-and-a-half-year-old girl was among those who raised their hands. A bit skeptical, the teacher asked if she could really quote the entire psalm. The little girl came to […]

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