Archive for July 19th, 2019

Freddie W. Pruitt 1936 – 2019

on July 19, 2019, 7:56 AM / in People

Freddie Wayne Pruitt age 82 passed away at JMCGH with family by his side on July 17, 2019. Mr. Pruitt was born in Madison County on September 3, 1936 to the late John G Pruitt and Sadie Elizabeth Babb. He was married to the late Betty Jean Craig Pruitt for 62 years. He was a graduate of J.B. Young High […]

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Trump Taps Rand Paul As Envoy To Iran To Negotiate Detente

Trump Taps Rand Paul As Envoy To Iran To Negotiate Detente

on July 19, 2019, 7:28 AM / in National News

I love it so much, purely for petty political reasons. Imagine the sting of the tears rolling down Lindsey Graham’s cheeks when he heard this news. Imagine the torrents of profanity emanating from John Bolton. Day in and day out, hawks doggedly kiss the president’s ass in hopes of keeping him open-minded about their interventionist ideas. He’s an isolationist by […]

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The Squad is a real threat — to Democrats

The Squad is a real threat — to Democrats

on July 19, 2019, 7:25 AM / in National News

By Matt Mackowiak |  Washington Times A new week, a new manufactured controversy. This week the story is a presidential tweet and hyperbolic charges of racism. Instead of passing the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal, or lifting the debt ceiling, or passing appropriations bills, or ending the human-made crisis at the southern border, House Democrats stopped everything to respond to a tweet. […]

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Illinois State Rep Pushes for Concealed Carry Permits in his Chicago District

Illinois State Rep Pushes for Concealed Carry Permits in his Chicago District

on July 19, 2019, 7:15 AM / in State News

On 14 July, 2019, there was one of the frequent shootings on Chicago’s West Side, in the Austin Neighborhood. A 22-year-old was killed. Bullets also hit State Representative La Shawn Ford’s car. Representative Ford (D-Chicago), has been ambivalent about concealed carry in the City. He has been a representative for the past 12 years. He ran for mayor in 2019 but lost […]

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Oregon: Bloombergs’ Lock Up Your Safety Re-introduced As Ballot Measure

Oregon: Bloombergs’ Lock Up Your Safety Re-introduced As Ballot Measure

on July 19, 2019, 7:13 AM / in State News

The Bloomberg funded “Oregonians For Safe Gun Storage” is back with another effort to force you to keep your self defense firearm locked up and useless. Ballot measure 2020-040 is a rehash of all the dangerous and vindictive language we have seen in previous ballot measures and failed legislation. The measure not only requires that your self defense firearms be rendered useless […]

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Gun Prohibitionists Re-Packaging Gun Control As Public Health Crisis

Gun Prohibitionists Re-Packaging Gun Control As Public Health Crisis

on July 19, 2019, 7:11 AM / in National News, State News

The billionaire-supported gun prohibition movement has re-packaged its gun control agenda as a public health crisis, trying to convince the public that the cure to violent crime is to amputate the Second Amendment from the Bill of Rights, the Second Amendment Foundation said today. “They couldn’t sell gun control as crime control,” said SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan […]

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‘The Eagle has landed!’: The courage to change the world

‘The Eagle has landed!’: The courage to change the world

on July 19, 2019, 7:08 AM / in History, Religion

by Dr. Jim Denison <comments@denisonforum.org> “Tranquility Base here, the Eagle has landed!” With these words spoken fifty years ago tomorrow, astronaut Neil Armstrong announced to our world that he and Buzz Aldrin had become the first humans to land on another world. Historian Arthur Schlesinger Jr. identified the moon landing as the most significant event of the twentieth century. More […]

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Remembering 1984

Remembering 1984

on July 19, 2019, 7:04 AM / in History
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DCCC Hits GOP Candidate for Taking Tobacco Money, Takes Tobacco Money

DCCC Hits GOP Candidate for Taking Tobacco Money, Takes Tobacco Money

on July 19, 2019, 7:02 AM / in National News, State News

The DCCC accepted a donation over four times larger from the same company The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee on Wednesday put out a press release slamming Republican congressional candidate Young Kim for accepting money from tobacco giant Altria, only a few months after accepting a $15,000 donation from the same company. While the original press release has been deleted, the Washington […]

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PENTAGON SENDING 500 MORE TROOPS TO SAUDI ARABIA:

on July 19, 2019, 6:58 AM / in International News

The Pentagon is preparing to deploy 500 troops to Saudi Arabia as it beefs up its military presence in the Middle East amid escalating tensions with Iran. CNN reported, citing two U.S. defense officials, that the troops are expected to go to the Prince Sultan Air Base located near the Saudi capital of Riyadh. The New York Times later confirmed the report. Cmdr. Rebecca Rebarich, […]

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US shoots down Iranian drone

on July 19, 2019, 6:49 AM / in International News

President Trump on Thursday said a U.S. Navy vessel shot down an Iranian drone in a “defensive action” in the Strait of Hormuz. Trump said the USS Boxer shot down the drone after it got within 1,000 yards, “ignoring multiple calls to stand down and was threatening the safety of the ship and the ship’s crew.” “The drone was immediately destroyed,” Trump […]

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US State Department issues heavy-handed warning to Iran after tanker seized

on July 19, 2019, 6:47 AM / in International News

Freedom Outpost Iran’s recent provocations agains the Middle Eastern oil industry have taken a step for the worse this week, after the Persian nation seized control of a large tanker ship in the Strait of Hormuz. Weeks ago, Iran was implicated in several plots to disrupt the flow of oil from the Middle East.  Magnetic mines, underwater drones, and unmanned […]

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Trump to tap Eugene Scalia, son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, as next labor secretary

Trump to tap Eugene Scalia, son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, as next labor secretary

on July 19, 2019, 6:41 AM / in National News

President Trump will nominate Eugene Scalia as his next secretary of labor, he tweeted Thursday evening. Scalia would replace former secretary Alex Acosta who resigned last week amid a firestorm over a plea deal for convicted sex-offender Jeffrey Epstein. Son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, Eugene was a former top lawyer for the George W. Bush administration.

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Is a New US Mideast War Inevitable?

Is a New US Mideast War Inevitable?

on July 19, 2019, 6:39 AM / in Opinion

In this new century, leaders of both parties have plunged our country into at least five wars in the Middle and Near East… None of these wars has produced a victory or success for us. But taken together, they did produce a multitrillion-dollar strategic and human rights disaster. In October 1950, as U.S. forces were reeling from hordes of Chinese […]

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Uh-oh! Nancy Pelosi gets BAD money news

Uh-oh! Nancy Pelosi gets BAD money news

on July 19, 2019, 6:38 AM / in National News

by Frank Holmes, reporter House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her Democratic Party hopefuls might be in big money trouble, according to financial disclosures released publicly on Monday. The talk and campaign e-mail buzz is over. The cold, hard numbers have come out—and they could just drive half-a-dozen or more candidates out of the race in the next few days. Pelosi […]

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Bank Run: Deutsche Bank Clients Are Pulling $1 Billion A Day

Bank Run: Deutsche Bank Clients Are Pulling $1 Billion A Day

on July 19, 2019, 6:03 AM / in International News

Two related articles on the Deutsche Bank topic (both from Steve).  The first one is  dated 7/16/19 and the second is from April 2019. by Tyler Durden https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-07-16/bank-run-deutsche-bank-clients-are-pulling-1-billion-day There is a reason James Simons’ RenTec is the world’s best performing hedge fund – it spots trends (even if they are glaringly obvious) well ahead of almost everyone else, and certainly long […]

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This Day in History July 19th

This Day in History July 19th

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

July 19 is the 200th day of the year (201st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 165 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Arsenius (Catholic Church) Bernold, Bishop of Utrecht Justa and Rufina Kirdjun Macrina the Younger, Sister of St. Basil the Great Symmachus July 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Martyrs’ Day […]

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Hello, Norma Jeane

Hello, Norma Jeane

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

Good morning, it’s  July 19, 2019. When a 20-year-old blonde showed up at the studios of 20th Century Fox for a screen test on this date in 1946, the odds were stacked against her. The young woman had no previous acting experience, a hard-to-pronounce surname, and little clue of the culture she was attempting to join. For starters, dying her […]

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Mysterious Ways

Mysterious Ways

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

[God] works all things according to the counsel of His will. – Ephesians 1:11 Read: Romans 8:28-39 The twists and turns in the life of Jacob DeShazer sound like the plot of an intriguing war novel. But taken together, they show us the mysterious ways in which God moves. DeShazer served the US Army Air Corps in World War II […]

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