Archive for May 13th, 2019

Is it just Gannet Newspapers or is it just their writers that hate Casada?

on May 13, 2019, 7:54 AM / in Opinion, State News

Tonyaa Weathersbee is a writer with USA Today (Gannett) and is and, we assume, will always be a racist and loves playing the racist card whenever she can. Gannett loves it. It brings in readers and criticism, but most important it brings in readers. Her articles are bent around it and Gannett uses it for social political purposes. Of course, […]

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‘Mama’s Day Bail Out’ frees women from jail

on May 13, 2019, 7:33 AM / in State News

Natalie Chandler sat in the courtroom at 201 Poplar Wednesday after spending the night in jail. The 35-yearold was charged with assault after a fight, and her bond was set at $100. Erica Perry, an organizer with Official Black Lives Matter in Memphis, approached Chandler’s attorney to ask about the group paying her bond. She then talked to Chandler, who […]

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Madison County Republican Party May Meeting

on May 13, 2019, 6:51 AM / in Announcements

The  Madison County Republican Party May Meeting Monday May 13th  11:30 A.M. Rock’n Dough We need your input and ideas! This will be a brief business meeting to discuss goals for our party, objectives and upcoming committees.

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Urgent Dems face debate stage deadline

on May 13, 2019, 6:48 AM / in National News

By Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver After four months, the race for the 2020 Democratic nod is almost in full bloom as the battle to face off against President Trump next year takes shape. The party has a clear current front-runner. Democrats also have a swarm of other candidates all trying to gain in polls and lock in enough individual […]

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TRACED Act Train Rolls On

on May 13, 2019, 6:40 AM / in National News

I am not sure if we don’t smell something bad from this. While we dislike the calls, we just hang up, or let the system answer it and then block the call. We just don’t let the phone rule us. A larger business could probably justify a system that would keep their employees from being hassled by this; small businesses […]

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Not A Single Democratic Leader Has Read The Less Redacted Mueller Report

Not A Single Democratic Leader Has Read The Less Redacted Mueller Report

on May 13, 2019, 6:24 AM / in National News

By  Jennie Taer  |  Sarah Carter The Justice Department made available a less reducted version of Mueller Report to a select group of 12 congressional leaders. So far only 5 Republicans and 0 (zero) Democrats have read the report. This version of the Mueller report only contains redactions of grand jury material. Five Republicans and no Democrats have so far read […]

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Red states are ramping up the abortion fight with new, restrictive bills.

on May 13, 2019, 6:22 AM / in National News

Do it while you can Republican-led states are charging ahead with a spate of restrictive anti-abortion bills designed to trigger a legal battle that lands at the doorstep of the U.S. Supreme Court, lawmakers and experts said. Alabama, poised to pass the country’s toughest limits this week, is just one of two dozen states that have proposed or passed measures […]

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Decriminalizing ‘Sex Work’: Protecting the Prostitute or the Pimp?

Decriminalizing ‘Sex Work’: Protecting the Prostitute or the Pimp?

on May 13, 2019, 6:21 AM / in Opinion

By Rylee Free Is decriminalizing sex work a way to protect women from oppression and abuse? Rhode Island is considering a proposal to decriminalize prostitution.  The proposal is supported by the ACLU and various sex work advocacy groups like the SOAR institute and COYOTE (“Call off your tired old ethics”).  Their argument is that decriminalizing prostitution reduces violence against sex workers and empowers women. It […]

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American Minute with Bill Federer Mother’s Day

American Minute with Bill Federer Mother’s Day

on May 13, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

Mothers’ Day was held in Boston in 1872 at the suggestion of Julia Ward Howe, writer of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic.” But it was Anna Jarvis, daughter of a Methodist minister in Grafton, West Virginia, who made it a national event. During the Civil War, Anna Jarvis’ mother organized Mothers’ Day Work Clubs to care for wounded soldiers, both Union and Confederate. She raised money for medicine, […]

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Quote for Today May 13th

Quote for Today May 13th

on May 13, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

“I am commonly opposed to those who modestly assume the rank of champions of liberty, and make a very patriotic noise about the people. It is the stale artifice which has duped the world a thousand times, and yet, though detected, it is still successful.” Fisher Ames, letter to George Richard Minot, 1789 He was a Representative in the United […]

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May 13th in History

May 13th in History

on May 13, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

May 13 is the 133rd day of the year (134th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 232 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Abbotsbury Garland Day (Dorset, England) Christian feast day: Our Lady of Fátima Gerard of Villamagna Glyceria John the Silent (Roman Catholic) Julian of Norwich (Roman Catholic) Frances Perkins (Episcopal Church (USA) […]

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More Than Wishing

More Than Wishing

on May 13, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Your Father knows the things you have need of before you ask Him. —Matthew 6:8  As a child, C. S. Lewis enjoyed reading the books of E. Nesbit, especially Five Children and It. In this book, brothers and sisters on a summer holiday discover an ancient sand fairy who grants them one wish each day. But every wish brings the […]

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