Archive for April 6th, 2019

Pick Your Crazy!

Pick Your Crazy!

on April 6, 2019, 7:30 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Art by Michael Ramirez

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GOP Leadership opposing civil immunity bill?  Legislative Report for 4-5-19 and Calendar for 4-8-19

GOP Leadership opposing civil immunity bill? Legislative Report for 4-5-19 and Calendar for 4-8-19

on April 6, 2019, 7:25 AM / in State News

Old habits and shenanigans die hard. Conservatives were promised for years prior to 2010 that if we helped the Republicans seize legislative control from the Democrats that they would remove the infringements on our rights as recognized and protected by the Second Amendment. It is now 2019. Have the promises been honored? Conservatives and firearms supporters are not seeing strong […]

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Amazon Asks Advertisers to Pledge Millions for Roku Rival

Amazon Asks Advertisers to Pledge Millions for Roku Rival

on April 6, 2019, 7:22 AM / in National News

Amazon is planning a vast expansion of its free streaming service on its Fire TV devices and has asked marketers to commit millions of dollars to support new channels and expanded content offerings, multiple people who held discussions with the company told Cheddar. Amazon has talked to executives at media companies and advertising agencies about its plans to include more […]

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Oversight Republicans accuse Cummings of partisan drug pricing probe

on April 6, 2019, 7:03 AM / in National News

Democrats are struggling to unite behind one comprehensive plan to lower drug prices. The top Republican on the House Oversight Committee accused Democrats of a partisan drug pricing investigation, and the HHS inspector general is opening a probe into CMS Administrator Seema Verma’s use of contractors. One of the first actions taken by the House Oversight Committee this year was […]

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Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest.

Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest.

on April 6, 2019, 6:31 AM / in Local News

Robbery Investigators with the Jackson Police Department are investigating a recent robbery that occurred at the Tap and need the communities assistance identifying this person of interest. If anyone can identify the female in these photographs, contact the Jackson Police Department at 731-425-8400 or Crime Stoppers at www.jmcrimestoppers.org Address/Location Jackson Tennessee Police Department 234 Institute St Jackson, TN 38301

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U.S. Lost 6,000 Manufacturing Jobs in March

on April 6, 2019, 6:28 AM / in National News

By Terence P. Jeffrey |   (CNSNews.com) The United States lost 6,000 manufacturing jobs last month with employment in the manufacturing sector dropping from 12,827,000 in February to 12,821,000 in March, according to the monthly employment report released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The manufacturing job losses were driven by jobs lost in the motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts […]

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Shooting Investigation Determined to be Self-Defense, Man will Not Face Homicide Charges

on April 6, 2019, 6:24 AM / in Local News

A shooting investigation by the Jackson Police Department has determined that the shooter acted in self-defense and will not face homcide charges. On April 4, 2019, around 1:45 a.m., Jackson police responded to a Shot Spotter alert at 112 Martha Street. Shortly afterward, Tristan Kinnes, 32, of Jackson, arrived at a local hospital by private vehicle. He later died from […]

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Quote of the Week

on April 6, 2019, 6:18 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Saturday, April 6, 2019. At the end of each week, I provide a historical quote (or two or three) and today’s come courtesy of Booker T. Washington, born on this date in 1856 and an educator who founded Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute, now Tuskegee University. Many years before the civil rights movement gained traction in post-World […]

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Tesla Can’t Deliver

Tesla Can’t Deliver

on April 6, 2019, 6:16 AM / in National News

Stocks continued to sneak higher Thursday amid a barrage of headlines speculating on a U.S.-China trade deal, today’s jobs report, and Trump’s potential nomination of Herman Cain to the Fed. While the Nasdaq Composite slipped into the red, the Dow added more than 160 points and the S&P 500 eked out a small gain. In fact, the S&P has quietly […]

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Always Awake

Always Awake

on April 6, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I will both lie down in peace, and sleep; for You alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety.  —Psalm 4:8 A mother and her 4-year-old daughter were preparing for bed. The child was afraid of the dark. When the lights were turned off, the girl noticed the moon shining through the window. “Mommy,” she asked, “is that God’s light […]

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April 6th in History

April 6th in History

on April 6, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

April 6 is the 96th day of the year (97th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 269 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Chakri Day, commemorating the reign of the Chakri Dynasty. (Thailand) Christian feast day: Albrecht Dürer and Lucas Cranach (Lutheran Church). Brychan Eutychius of Constantinople (Byzantine Church) Marcellinus of Carthage Pope Celestine […]

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American Minute with Bill Federer   Middle East Oil, World War I, Woodrow Wilson, Sergeant York

American Minute with Bill Federer Middle East Oil, World War I, Woodrow Wilson, Sergeant York

on April 6, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

“The Great War”began in 1914 between Germany and its allies, and England and France and their allies. Battles were fought in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, the Pacific Islands, China and off the coast of South and North America. One of the reasons for World War I was access to Middle East oil. In the article “Falling Empires and their Currencies” (Centre for Research on […]

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