Archive for September 4th, 2018

Good Morning, It’s Tuesday, September 4th 2018

on September 4, 2018, 7:34 AM / in National News

Lawmakers return to Washington on Monday to begin an intensive fall session that some believe could mark the final days of Republican control in Washington. The GOP has steered the House, Senate and White House for almost two years, but there is the frightening possibility that Democrats might flip the 23 seats they need to take over the House after […]

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Report: U.S. Firearms & Ammunition Trade Numbers with Canada & Mexico

Report: U.S. Firearms & Ammunition Trade Numbers with Canada & Mexico

on September 4, 2018, 6:16 AM / in International News, National News

  GREENVILLE, SC and HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Small Arms Analytics & Forecasting conducted an analysis of U.S. firearms and ammunition trade data with NAFTA partners Canada and Mexico. The analysis covers the past 10 full years of trade (2008–2017) and is based on U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) files. IMPORTS: After Turkey, Canada was the second-largest import source of long-guns into the […]

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Some “Outraged” Americans Were Disgusted With the Hyper-Politicized McCain Funeral

on September 4, 2018, 6:08 AM / in Opinion

Talk about something being ‘overdone’. Wow, the whole McCain tribute this whole week was over-the-top. And the overall political jabs finally became a complete disgrace. Between those who were not invited to those who had something nasty to say and showed no RESPECT for the highest office in the land, I was glad when the whole thing was over….or is […]

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This Day in History September 4th

This Day in History September 4th

on September 4, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

September 4 is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 118 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Candida the Elder Blessed Catherine of Racconigi Blessed Dina Bélanger Hermione of Ephesus Ida of Herzfeld Irmgardis (of Süchteln) Moses and Aaron (Lutheran Church and Eastern Orthodox Church) Paul Jones (Episcopal Church) Rosalia Rose of Viterbo Rufinus, […]

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Nearly one-third of state legislative seats lack major party competition

on September 4, 2018, 6:00 AM / in National News

According to Ballotpedia, this year, elections will be held for 6,073 state legislative seats in 46 states. Two thousand and seventeen of those seats (33.2 percent) lack major party competition, meaning that no candidates from one of the major parties filed for those seats, guaranteeing them to the other party. This year, Democrats are contesting 87.7 percent of all state […]

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God Is Great, God Is Good

God Is Great, God Is Good

on September 4, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

The Lord is slow to anger and great in power . . . . The Lord is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble. – Nahum 1:3,7  When we were children, my brother and I recited this prayer every night before supper: “God is great, God is good. Let us thank Him for this food.” For years I spoke […]

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Donuts in America’s wars

Donuts in America’s wars

on September 4, 2018, 5:20 AM / in History

Special Thanks to Bill for sending The classic American treat on the frontlines Donuts are one of the most recognizable American treats. While donut-like food has been around since ancient times, modern donuts are traced back to the Dutch settlers of New Amsterdam (Manhattan today). The hole in the middle was invented in the mid-19th century by a Captain Gregory […]

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