Archive for June 14th, 2019

Happy Birthday, Mr. President

Happy Birthday, Mr. President

on June 14, 2019, 8:42 AM / in National News, People

Donald John Trump is not considered an eloquent man. Nor is he known for trying to forge bonds of friendship between Americans and people of other nations. If you said that the 45th U.S. president has put the “bully” back in the “bully pulpit,” you’d get little argument from me. Yet eight days ago, while speaking on the picturesque French […]

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Pro-Life Miss USA Contestant Was Conceived in Brutal Rape, Glad She Wasn’t Aborted

Pro-Life Miss USA Contestant Was Conceived in Brutal Rape, Glad She Wasn’t Aborted

on June 14, 2019, 8:37 AM / in National News

The Miss USA pageant will be held in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on June 8th, and one of the contestants will be a woman who was conceived as a result of forcible rape. Valerie Gatto was crowned Miss Pennsylvania 2014 in December of last year.  She has made a central platform in her competition the need to provide greater support for victims […]

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In today’s health care news, Democrats want insurance to cover over-the-counter birth control, the House voted to overturn the administration’s ban on fetal tissue research, and Mitt Romney wants to ban vaping in schools.

on June 14, 2019, 8:05 AM / in National News, News

House and Senate Democrats rolled out a proposal Thursday that would require insurance companies to cover over-the-counter birth control at no cost to patients. The measure, introduced by Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), would ensure birth control that is available to women without a prescription is covered by insurance companies. Currently, there’s only one oral contraception […]

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Jackson Police investigate June 12th homicide.

on June 14, 2019, 7:50 AM / in Local News

Ricky Maddox, age twenty-three, was found by Jackson Police outside his residence at 392 N. Liberty Street, less than a quarter mile from the Lift, suffering from gunshot wounds.  Maddox died after he was transported to a local hospital for treatment for his injuries. On June 12th, at approximately 11:10 p.m., officers with the Jackson Police Department responded to the […]

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National Parks Toss Signs Warning Of Melting Glaciers After Glaciers Fail To Melt

National Parks Toss Signs Warning Of Melting Glaciers After Glaciers Fail To Melt

on June 14, 2019, 7:42 AM / in National News

I was cozy, never scared. By EMILY ZANOTTI   @EMZANOTTI  |  The Daily Wire The National Parks Service has quietly removed signs warning visitors to Glacier National Park that they should take their selfies with the glacier now, since it would be gone by 2020 — a victim of climate change. The Daily Caller reports that NPS was trying to swap out the […]

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Cartoon Network Promotes LGBT ‘Pride’ to Children

Cartoon Network Promotes LGBT ‘Pride’ to Children

on June 14, 2019, 7:36 AM / in National News, Opinion

Written by  Dave Bohon One of America’s most popular children’s television channels is promoting June as homosexual LGBTQ “Pride” month, using characters from one of its top shows. In a post accompanied by characters from the Powerpuffs Girls animated series, the Cartoon Network tweeted: “We want to wish everyone a HAPPY PRIDE and encourage all of our LGBTQ+ fans to stand proud all […]

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Texas Governor Signs “Save Chick-fil-A” Bill

Texas Governor Signs “Save Chick-fil-A” Bill

on June 14, 2019, 7:32 AM / in National News, State News

Written by  Michael Tennant Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed into law Monday legislation that prohibits governments in the Lone Star State from taking “adverse action” against individuals or businesses because of their contributions to religious organizations. The bill was passed in response to the San Antonio city council’s denial of a San Antonio International Airport concession to Chick-fil-A because the fast-food chain’s charitable […]

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Raptors make history, beat Warriors to win Canada’s first NBA championship

on June 14, 2019, 7:30 AM / in Basketball

The Toronto Raptors beat the Kevin Durant-less Golden State Warriors, 114-110, on Thursday night to win Canada’s first NBA championship.Fred VanVleet rained clutch 3-pointers down on the Warriors as Toronto fought off a gritty challenge from the Warriors, who also lost All-Star guard Klay Thompson to a knee injury in the third quarter. The loss marked a somber end to […]

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Copley Fine Art Auctions Sporting Sale & Auction 2019 Preview

Copley Fine Art Auctions Sporting Sale & Auction 2019 Preview

on June 14, 2019, 7:20 AM / in Announcements

On Wednesday, July 24 and Thursday, July 25, 2019, Copley Fine Art Auctions, the nation’s premier decoy and sporting art auction house, will host their Sporting Sale 2019. Copley Fine Art Auctions Sporting Sale & Auction 2019 Preview The sale will offer the opportunity to see and take home world-class paintings and fine bird carvings. The auction will be held […]

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Trump shows off new Air Force One design and says there are ‘a couple of secrets’ in it as Democrats threaten to block him from changing Jackie Kennedy color scheme

Trump shows off new Air Force One design and says there are ‘a couple of secrets’ in it as Democrats threaten to block him from changing Jackie Kennedy color scheme

on June 14, 2019, 7:15 AM / in National News

New Air Force One jets are due in 2024 and Trump wants a different paint job  He showed off a red, white and blue color scheme in the Oval Office It would replace the 57-year-old livery that Jackie Kennedy dreamed up with an industrial designer the year before her husband was assassinated That design didn’t include any red, the color […]

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Lawyer Up

Lawyer Up

on June 14, 2019, 7:07 AM / in National News, Opinion

Maybe it is time to lawyer up….. By Jon Dougherty A report in The New York Times late Wednesday likely spells very dire news for some of former President Obama’s ranking federal law enforcement and intelligence community officials. Granted, we tend to take NY Times reporting with a grain of salt when it comes to all things “Spygate,” but if true, fired […]

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Russiagate Is No Watergate

Russiagate Is No Watergate

on June 14, 2019, 6:53 AM / in Opinion

If the impeachment hearings come, they will be seen for what they are: An attempted coup to overthrow a president by the losers of 2016 who are fearful they could lose again in 2020 and be out of power for four more years. “History is repeating itself, and with a vengeance,” John Dean told the judiciary committee, drawing a parallel […]

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Developer less confident about receiving tax credits necessary for new JCM, Madison Academic

on June 14, 2019, 6:46 AM / in Local News

Well, here’s another fine mess you got us into. Like the old adage spelled out time and time again by Oliver Hardy blaming poor old Laurel on how much trouble they are in Healthy Community developer Hal Crocker explained to the Republican caucus of the Madison County Commission on June how insecure he felt about receiving all the new market […]

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Rhythms of Grace

Rhythms of Grace

on June 14, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

By David C. McCasland Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. Matthew 11:29 A friend and his wife, now in their early nineties and married for sixty-six years, wrote their family history for their children, grandchildren, and generations to come. The final […]

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O Say Can You Hear

on June 14, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

Good morning. It’s June 14, 2019. On this date in 1777, the Continental Congress adopted the Stars and Stripes as our national emblem. For the past century, U.S. presidents have sought to associate themselves closely with that badge of honor — and that date. Woodrow Wilson first proclaimed June 14 to be “Flag Day” in 1916. In 1949, Harry Truman […]

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June 14th in History

June 14th in History

on June 14, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

June 14 is the 165th day of the year (166th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 200 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Caomhán of Inisheer Elisha (Roman Catholic and Lutheran) Methodios I of Constantinople Richard Baxter (Church of England) June 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Commemoration of the Soviet Deportation related […]

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