Archive for February 5th, 2019

European court backs Germany on British bishop’s Holocaust denial conviction

European court backs Germany on British bishop’s Holocaust denial conviction

on February 5, 2019, 8:13 AM / in International News

Defense lawyers said Richard Williamson was innocent because his comment denying Nazi use of gas chambers aired on Swedish TV, where Holocaust denial is not illegal STRASBOURG, France — The European Court of Human Rights ruled Thursday that Germany was within its rights to convict British bishop Richard Williamson of Holocaust denial. Williamson, 78, sparked an outcry in 2009 by […]

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GM laying off 4,000 salaried workers in latest round of cuts

on February 5, 2019, 8:09 AM / in National News

General Motors on Monday said it was laying off about 4,000 salaried workers as part of its restructuring effort. Hundreds of people are being affected at the automaker’s information technology centers in Texas, Georgia, Arizona, and Michigan, two people briefed on the cuts told Reuters. More than 1,000 people are losing their jobs at GM’s Michigan Tech Center. The largest […]

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Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax denies sexual assault allegation

Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax denies sexual assault allegation

on February 5, 2019, 8:05 AM / in State News

Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax (D) on Monday denied a sexual assault allegation posted by a conservative online publication, calling it an “uncorroborated smear.” The allegation was published by Big League Politics, the same conservative online publication that released a racist photo found on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s medical-school yearbook page. The story stems from a private Facebook post from […]

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Work set to start on already funded border fencing

Work set to start on already funded border fencing

on February 5, 2019, 8:02 AM / in National News

The U.S. government is getting ready to start building more walls and fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border in South Texas’ Rio Grande Valley, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Monday. Heavy construction equipment is arriving early this week, with the work likely to take place on federal land dedicated as wildlife refuge. The nonprofit National Butterfly Center posted a […]

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Pentagon report says ISIS is regrouping

Pentagon report says ISIS is regrouping

on February 5, 2019, 8:00 AM / in International News, National News

The Islamic State is likely to regain territory as a result of President Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria, according to a new report released Monday by the Pentagon’s Inspector General. “ISIS may conduct opportunistic attacks on U.S. personnel as they withdraw but will leverage the event as a ‘victory’ in its media,” the report said, citing information […]

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New York prosecutors subpoena Trump inauguration committee

New York prosecutors subpoena Trump inauguration committee

on February 5, 2019, 7:58 AM / in National News, State News

Federal prosecutors in New York on Monday ordered President Trump’s inaugural committee to hand over documents about its donors and spending in an escalation of the investigation into the nonprofit organization. A lawyer for the inaugural committee received a subpoena Monday night seeking documents on donors and event attendees, as well as any benefits they received, including tickets and photo […]

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College Professor Suspended for Enforcing Rules

on February 5, 2019, 7:56 AM / in State News

The Common Constitutionalist This past November, an incident occurred at the University of Texas, San Antonio. A student, Paige Burgess, who just happened to be black, was escorted out a lecture hall by campus police. She was evidently being disruptive in class and putting her feet up on the chairs in front of her. Her biology professor, Anita Moss, who […]

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Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest.

Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest.

on February 5, 2019, 7:04 AM / in Local News, State News

Theft Investigators with the Jackson Police Department are investigating a Theft and Fraudulent use of a Debit Card and need assistance identifying a person of interest. On January 9th, officers with the Jackson Police Department took a theft report at 2644 N. Highland Avenue, C&C Liquors.  The victim in this theft advised an unknown person had taken his wallet and […]

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Every Democrat Is Panicking Over One Crisis That Could  Destroy The Party In 2020

Every Democrat Is Panicking Over One Crisis That Could Destroy The Party In 2020

on February 5, 2019, 7:01 AM / in National News, Opinion

As I keep stating –  we are in a SPIRITUAL WAR –  Demons -vs- Christian Believers. Look at the newly elected NON-CHRISTIANS (mostly all females) and listen to what they are saying and who it is they are attacking. We need to clean the CHURCHES who have placed false teachers and preachers into their pulpits – then we need to […]

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Are Single-Family Homes Considered “Racist?”

Are Single-Family Homes Considered “Racist?”

on February 5, 2019, 6:59 AM / in National News, Opinion

The Growing Assault on Private Property One of the main indicators used by economists to measure the health of the nation’s economy is housing starts – the number of private homes being built around the nation. In 2018 housing starts fell in all four regions of the nation, representing the biggest drop since 2016. While many economists point to issues […]

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Feds Spend $228,636 to Find Out Why Obese Lesbians Binge Eat

Feds Spend $228,636 to Find Out Why Obese Lesbians Binge Eat

on February 5, 2019, 6:47 AM / in National News

BY: Elizabeth Harrington  |   Washington Free Beacon The National Institutes of Health is spending over $200,000 to figure out why obese lesbians binge eat. The Old Dominion University study awarded last week hypothesizes that intersectionality is the culprit for why black lesbians purportedly eat too much. Researchers note the implications of “being a black lesbian woman on binge eating” have never […]

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No candidates filed to run for a seat on the Kansas City school board

on February 5, 2019, 6:43 AM / in State News

All of the seats on the Kansas City school board in Missouri are up for election in 2019, with eight candidates filing to run for the seven positions that are up for election. There will be contested elections in only two of the board’s five districts, and in another district, no candidate filed to run at all. A 2013 law […]

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Trump wants State of the Union to bolster Year Three

on February 5, 2019, 6:41 AM / in National News

By Jonathan Easley and Alexis Simendinger From the well of the House tonight, President Trump will embrace tradition and declare the state of America’s union strong. In a setting freighted with 2020 aspirations, divided government and the uncertainties of criminal probes, the president will defend his policies and lay out a political challenge to his adversaries, many of whom will be […]

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If Only the Washington Post Were As Noble and Virtuous As It Claims

If Only the Washington Post Were As Noble and Virtuous As It Claims

on February 5, 2019, 6:38 AM / in Opinion

by Erick Erickson |  The Resurgent  The Washington Post spent a good chunk of change on an ad campaign that elevates reporters to something above first responders. The hubris is amazing and the arrogance takes your breath away. It is also not true. The Washington Post has repeatedly belittled, ignored, and otherwise attacked people, organizations, and ideas based on world view, […]

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Clinton………Kaput !

Clinton………Kaput !

on February 5, 2019, 6:30 AM / in Opinion

(ka·put) definition [/kəˈpo͝ot,käˈpo͝ot] Broken and useless; no longer working or effective. The poor old gal can wander on out to pasture now. It looks like her days are plum done. By Michael Goodwin  |   New York Post These are heady days for Democrats. Speaker Nancy Pelosi is flexing her power in the House, state legislatures are sweeping away abortion boundaries and […]

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Road Trip!

Road Trip!

on February 5, 2019, 6:26 AM / in Opinion

By RockyTop Politics Who will be Gov. Lee’s “plus one” at the State of the Union? Bill Lee has decided to leave Tennessee for a couple days to go to the State of the Union speech in Washington, DC.  Lee probably deserves a short break.  After all, he has been governor for about 2 whole weeks now.  Time to cut […]

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Rise of the Machines and Descent of Man? Scientists Create Quasi-“Self-aware” Robot

Rise of the Machines and Descent of Man? Scientists Create Quasi-“Self-aware” Robot

on February 5, 2019, 6:17 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Selwyn Duke   From The Terminator to D.A.R.Y.L, science-fiction writers have presented memorable, though very different, visions of “self-aware” robots. But now it’s being reported that science itself has taken a giant step toward creating such — though, it seems, there was a similar report in 2016. Whatever the state of research into creating self-aware machines, however, are we aware of the implications such […]

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The Jackson City Council Meets this Morning

on February 5, 2019, 6:06 AM / in Local News, State News

The Jackson City Council and City Mayor meet this morning to handle some city business. The complete package is below. Part of this package will the awarding a contract for a design package for the second dog park located near the baseball field.

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February 5th in History

February 5th in History

on February 5, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

February 5 is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 329 days remaining until the end of the year (330 in leap years). Holidays Christian Feast Day: Agatha of Sicily February 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Constitution Day (Mexico) Crown Princess Mary’s birthday (Denmark) Kashmir Day (Pakistan) Liberation from the Alberoni Occupation (San Marino) National Weatherperson’s […]

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The Blackness Of Midnight

The Blackness Of Midnight

on February 5, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

They are . . . wandering stars for whom is reserved the blackness of darkness forever. —Jude 12-13. When I was a young boy, our family visited an old abandoned copper mine. Having descended into the mine, our guide suddenly turned off his flashlight and we were enveloped by an oppressive blackness. It seemed as though we could feel the […]

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