Archive for August 18th, 2019

“A TALE OF TWO INMATES”

on August 18, 2019, 6:23 PM / in Opinion

Equal justice under the law?  How about selective justice under the law?                        August 18, 2019, Using 2 Fort Smith citizens in exploring the legitimacy of the title of this article. I shall begin with ex-Arkansas State Senator Jake Files who was convicted on 3 counts: WIRE FRAUD, MONEY LAUNDERING, BANK FRAUD, including misuse of STATE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT FUND (GIF).   Taxpayer […]

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LIKE THROWING RED MEAT TO HUNGRY DOGS

on August 18, 2019, 6:19 PM / in Opinion

You’ve got to hand it to President Trump:  He really knows how to trigger the Liberals’ pointless time. Take for example Trump making an offhand remark that we should perhaps buy Greenland.  Right away, the Liberals and Liberal media ran with it like a pack of hungry dogs after a piece of red meat! As a group, Liberals are the […]

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Elizabeth Warren Defends False Claim Michael Brown Was ‘Murdered’

on August 18, 2019, 9:27 AM / in National News

FRANCONIA, Grafton County, New Hampshire — Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) on Wednesday defended her false claim last week that 18-year-old Michael Brown had been “murdered” by police in Ferguson, Missouri in 2014. Speaking to reporters after a town hall event in Franconia, New Hampshire, Warren said that Brown had been unarmed when he was shot “in the middle of the street, by […]

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The Flood of Government Code Violations, A Regulation Nightmare

The Flood of Government Code Violations, A Regulation Nightmare

on August 18, 2019, 9:22 AM / in National News, Opinion

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, President, NARLO, ©2019 (Aug. 18, 2019) — “Heaven is purpose, principle, and people.  Purgatory is paper and procedure.  Hell is rules and regulations.”    Dee Hock, founder and CEO of VISA Credit Card “As government regulations grow slowly, we become used to the harness.  Habit is a powerful force, and we no longer feel as […]

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Hong Kong protesters defy police ban, but demonstrations remain peaceful

Hong Kong protesters defy police ban, but demonstrations remain peaceful

on August 18, 2019, 9:18 AM / in International News

More than 100,000 people gathered Sunday for another day of protests in Hong Kong, capping the 11th consecutive weekend of anti-government, pro-democracy protests in the city. Sunday’s demonstrations follow marches that took place Saturday and reportedly ended peacefully, with no tear gas fired from police. Sunday’s official rally has reportedly been confined to Victoria Park after police denied a longer […]

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Portland rally results in 13 arrests, 6 injuries

on August 18, 2019, 9:16 AM / in State News

The “potentially dangerous and volatile situation” mostly fizzled without serious incident on Saturday in Portland, Oregon. Hundreds of protesters marched in an event organized by the Proud Boys. They were met by opposing anti-fascist demonstrators. At it’s peak, there were reportedly 1,200 people gathered, but the disruption was limited to a small section of downtown. The dueling protesters did clash […]

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Bombing kills at least 63 at wedding in Kabul

on August 18, 2019, 9:12 AM / in International News

A local affiliate of the Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on Saturday night at a crowded wedding party in Kabul, Afghanistan. The blast killed at least 63 people, including women and children, and another 182 were injured. The Taliban, which is negotiating an end to an 18-year conflict with the United States, condemned the violence and denied […]

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The Right of Health Care or any other right

on August 18, 2019, 6:56 AM / in Opinion

From a man that I have known for years, Bill Hobbs, he some years back wrote an opinion piece where I got the impression that he would like to continue providing health care for each and every citizen in the state of Tennessee that he believes deserves it. His story seemed to be covered with sentiment over the passing of […]

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Min. WAGE Argument

on August 18, 2019, 6:31 AM / in Opinion

When I was a young boy, a friend of mine and I wanted to go to the late night horror movies by ourselves and he suggested that I use the argument that everyone else was going on my father. Well, my father, like most of his day, reasoned his life independent of the actions of others and explained to me […]

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Thought For Today

on August 18, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“I think the best way of doing good to the poor, is not making them easy in poverty, but leading or driving them out of it. In my youth I travelled much, and I observed in different countries, that the more public provisions were made for the poor, the less they provided for themselves, and of course became poorer. And, […]

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Love Runs Through It

Love Runs Through It

on August 18, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Good morning, it’s Friday, August 18, 2017. I’m taking a week’s hiatus from this daily newsletter, and will be back in the saddle on August 28. My sidekick, RCP copy chief Tom Kavanagh, will send out next week’s emails touting the original coverage on our pages, but you’ll have to make do without the daily history lesson until then. Yesterday, […]

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Why Love Begets Hate

Why Love Begets Hate

on August 18, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

[Jesus said], “If the world hates you, you know that it hated Me before it hated you.” – John 15:18 If there is one thing believers in Jesus should be known for, it is love. The word love appears in Scripture more than 500 times. The essence of the gospel is love, as we see in John 3:16. “For God […]

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August 18th in History

August 18th in History

on August 18, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

August 18 is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 135 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Arbor Day (Pakistan) Armed Forces Day (Macedonia) Birthday of Virginia Dare (Roanoke Island) Christian Feast Day: Agapitus of Palestrina Alberto Hurtado Fiacre Helena of Constantinople (Roman Catholic Church) William Porcher DuBose […]

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Today’s Scripture

Today’s Scripture

on August 18, 2019, 5:47 AM / in Religion

By  Joe Stowell In his book The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell observes that struggling businesses are often turned around by one key decision. Many once-foundering companies are now thriving and successful because of a choice that became the tipping point. Although targeted to those in business management, the principle also applies to those who are committed to advancing the cause […]

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The Trojan Horse – Quote for Today

on August 18, 2019, 5:42 AM / in Opinion, People

“We all need to learn to DISCERN who and what – there are so many double agents among us as well as those who are sent in to intentionally egg people on to commit acts that will cause problems. I believe that I have been blessed with a very good *antenna* and it has served me very well in my […]

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