Archive for June 19th, 2019

Scott Conger Wins Mayoral Election

on June 19, 2019, 8:07 PM / in Local News, Opinion

We will have to congratulate the newly elected mayor of Jackson TN Scott Conger, unless something happens between now and next Tuesday when the election commission certs the election. We are sure that the new mayor will jump start this community and beat back all the opposition and obstacles that face him. We have now doubt that he will solve […]

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Recognize this person using a stolen credit card at Kroger? Call JPD or Crime Stoppers

Recognize this person using a stolen credit card at Kroger? Call JPD or Crime Stoppers

on June 19, 2019, 7:55 PM / in Local News

On June 5, 2019, a citizen reported to Jackson police that someone broke into her vehicle and stole her purse. Video surveillance captured a suspect using the victim’s stolen credit cards at Kroger on North Parkway. Police are seeking the public’s assistance with identifying the suspect. She is a black female wearing a black “Jordan” t-shirt and blue jeans. Anyone […]

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Feds seize up to $1 billion worth of cocaine in Philadelphia

on June 19, 2019, 8:15 AM / in National News

Federal authorities seized 33,000 pounds of cocaine valued at $1 billion on Tuesday from a ship docked at a port in Philadelphia. Two members of the ship’s crew were arrested following the discovery and could face federal charges. The MSC Gayane made stops in the Bahamas, Panama, Peru, and Colombia before arriving at Philly’s Packer Marine Terminal on Monday morning, […]

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Trump launches re-election campaign in Orlando

on June 19, 2019, 8:13 AM / in National News

President Trump officially launched his 2020 re-election campaign at a rally on Tuesday in Orlando, Florida, railing against Democrats and setting lofty goals for his second term. In his 90-minute speech to supporters, Trump said Democrats want to “destroy our country as we know it,” incited “lock her up” chants aimed at his 2016 opponent Hillary Clinton, and promised to […]

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‘Cooling Off Period,’ Ammo Limit, One-Gun-A-Month: Swalwell’s Extreme Plan

‘Cooling Off Period,’ Ammo Limit, One-Gun-A-Month: Swalwell’s Extreme Plan

on June 19, 2019, 8:02 AM / in National News, Opinion

by Dave Workman Using the National Rifle Association headquarters in Virginia for a background, Democrat California Congressman Eric Swalwell unleashed a rabidly anti-gun scheme portrayed by CBS News as “an extensive gun violence prevention plan” that reads like a gun control wish list. Swalwell, who has suggested prosecuting gun owners who fail to turn in so-called “assault weapons” if they are banned, announced […]

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New Zealand government website erases Israel from map, replaces it with Palestine

New Zealand government website erases Israel from map, replaces it with Palestine

on June 19, 2019, 7:54 AM / in International News

New Zealand’s immigration website deleted a fact sheet about Palestine from its website after it caused outrage for identifying Israel as Palestine on a map. The government website published the map as part of a fact sheet about Palestinian immigrants in New Zealand, showing Israel highlighted in blue and marked as ‘Palestine’. The West Bank is not included in the highlighted area. […]

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The Rumor Mill is Still working…. Shanahan withdraws as Slander increases

The Rumor Mill is Still working…. Shanahan withdraws as Slander increases

on June 19, 2019, 7:40 AM / in National News

By Ellen Mitchell  |  The Hill Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has withdrawn from consideration to lead the Pentagon on a permanent basis, President Trump announced Tuesday. Trump said in a pair of tweets that Shanahan wanted to “devote more time to his family.” The messages were posted shortly after the publication of multiple media reports describing past domestic violence incidents involving Shanahan’s family. “Acting Secretary […]

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Black Education Decline

Black Education Decline

on June 19, 2019, 7:27 AM / in Opinion

By Walter Williams New York Mayor Bill de Blasio says that the city’s specialized high schools have a diversity problem. He’s joined by New York City Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza, educators, students and community leaders who want to fix the diversity problem. I bet you can easily guess what they will do to “improve” the racial mix of students […]

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MasterCard LGBTQIA+

on June 19, 2019, 7:21 AM / in Opinion

I’m not sure I understand this message, BUT IF it’s that Mastercard is welcoming the sodomites’ “preferences,” THEN let me know when it sinks into my DiscoverCard.  No matter how you identify, #AcceptanceMatters. For many in the LGBTQIA+ community, the name on their card doesn’t reflect their true identity. This WorldPride, we’ve announced an initiative allowing your chosen name to […]

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Clarence Thomas says Supreme Court shouldn’t follow ‘erroneous precedent,’ possibly upending Roe

Clarence Thomas says Supreme Court shouldn’t follow ‘erroneous precedent,’ possibly upending Roe

on June 19, 2019, 7:18 AM / in National News

by Calvin Freiburger WASHINGTON, D.C., June 18, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – During a concurring opinion released Monday, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas took aim at the contemporary understanding of the legal doctrine stare decisis, which is also the chief theory sustaining Roe v. Wade. Gamble v. United States concerned the topic of double jeopardy (the bar against trying someone twice for the same […]

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Judge: MLGW technician fired for offensive racial statements must get his job back

on June 19, 2019, 6:58 AM / in State News

A federal judge has ruled that Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division must rehire Mike Goza, the technician who was fired after a public backlash over offensive Facebook statements he made about African Americans and violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. “Some of Goza’s statements may have been insensitive, offensive, and even bigoted, but they were protected by the Constitution nonetheless,” U.S. District Judge Jon McCalla wrote in the […]

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Mexican Officials Rescue More Than 800 U.S.-bound Migrants Held by Human Traffickers

Mexican Officials Rescue More Than 800 U.S.-bound Migrants Held by Human Traffickers

on June 19, 2019, 6:07 AM / in International News

Mexico Foreign Affairs Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said on June 17 — following the rescue of nearly 800 migrants packed into semi-trailers — that the government operation will send a message to human traffickers that the authorities are getting serious about combating human trafficking. “We can’t allow human trafficking,” Ebrard said, charging that for many years such activities were tolerated by […]

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Kyle Kashuv, Taylor Swift, Climate Change, and Why Secularism Always Ends With Gulags

on June 19, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Opinion

Secularism is a unique religion, even beyond all the other religions out there. With other religions, there is a god. With secularism, people are their own god. But with other religions, salvation comes to believers regardless of the damned. With secularism, because there is no after life, this is the only world that matters. Therefore, there can be no salvation […]

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Dad’s Hat

Dad’s Hat

on June 19, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Honor your father. – Ephesians 6:2 Amid the celebration, there was tragedy. It was the opening ceremonies of the 1992 summer Olympic Games in Barcelona. One by one the teams entered the stadium and paraded around the track to the cheers of 65,000 people. But in one section of Olympic Stadium, shock and sadness fell as Peter Karnaugh, father of […]

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Mutually Assured Disarmament

Mutually Assured Disarmament

on June 19, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

Hello, it’s  June 19, 2019. On this date in 1980, Washington Post readers were offered a counterintuitive story in their morning paper. Ronald Reagan, having clinched the Republican presidential nomination, met with a group of Post editors and writers for lunch the day before, where he made news. Hosted by esteemed Post publisher Katharine Graham, the session lasted about two […]

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June 19th in History

June 19th in History

on June 19, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

June 19 is the 170th day of the year (171st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 195 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Gervasius and Protasius (Catholic Church) Juliana Falconieri Romuald Zosimus Sadhu Sundar Singh (Anglican) June 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Day of the Independent Hungary (Hungary) Feast of Forest (Palawan) […]

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California’s New Sex-ed Regime Is Worse Than You Can Imagine

California’s New Sex-ed Regime Is Worse Than You Can Imagine

on June 19, 2019, 5:56 AM / in National News, Opinion

LOS ANGELES — Over one in four California children ages 12 through 17 now identifies as “gender non-conforming,” according to a recent study by the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). In other words, more than a fourth of the state’s boys do not accept the fact that they are male, and similar numbers of girls refuse to accept being […]

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