Archive for August 19th, 2019

Madison County Agenda for August 19, 2019

on August 19, 2019, 8:52 AM / in Local News

AGENDA   FOR THE AUGUST TERM of the MADISON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS   MONDAY, AUGUST 19, 2019 6:00 p.m.     FROM THE OFFICE OF commissioner GARY D. DEATON, chairman The SPECIAL CALLED meeting of the Madison County Board of Commissioners will be held at the WEST TENNESSEE RESEARCH AND EDUCATION CENTER, 605 AIRWAYS BOULEVARD, SEMINAR ROOM 150, JACKSON, […]

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The New York Times Embraces a Neo-Confederate World View For Its 1619 Project

The New York Times Embraces a Neo-Confederate World View For Its 1619 Project

on August 19, 2019, 8:48 AM / in History, Opinion

by Erick Erickson  |   The Resurgent  There is real racism in the United States.  It is objectively true that white supremacists have been emboldened these last few years and it is objectively true that President Trump’s rhetoric has played a part even if he has not intended it to.  In my opinion, his rhetoric often plays a part because of […]

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Reagan-Ford

Reagan-Ford

on August 19, 2019, 8:43 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. Bill Clinton turns 73 today. That’s right, the “Comeback Kid” is no kid anymore. Neither is George W. Bush, also born in the summer of 1946. Nor Donald Trump, who arrived in mid-June that year. All three of these U.S. presidents were in the first crop of the Baby Boom generation. Hillary Clinton, […]

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Hell Just Froze Over: LGBT Group Endorses Donald Trump

on August 19, 2019, 8:38 AM / in National News

by T.LaDuke  |  RedState I never get sick of saying the phrase ” Will Miracles Never Cease” because in the AGE OF TRUMP all the rules seem to be broken. In a 180-degree turn from just 3 years ago, the Log Cabin Republicans have decided to endorse Donald Trump for re-election in 2020. The same group refused to endorse him in […]

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The Anti-Gunner’s Real Fear of Guns

The Anti-Gunner’s Real Fear of Guns

on August 19, 2019, 8:35 AM / in Opinion

By Dan Wos  |  Author – Good Gun Bad Guy What’s really behind the fear of guns? (AmmoLand.com)- With all this talk about Red Flag Laws, gun-buybacks, and gun confiscations, there’s one thing that Gun-Owners often don’t recognize about the anti-gun crowd. Gun-Owners consistently bring up the logical argument that, the anti-gun crowd works hard to take guns away from law-abiding […]

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Virginia: Let’s Reduce CHP Fees in YOUR Locality – Take Action

Virginia: Let’s Reduce CHP Fees in YOUR Locality – Take Action

on August 19, 2019, 8:18 AM / in State News

(AmmoLand.com)- Over the last few years many localities have lowered their CHP fee from $50 down to $15 (the lowest it can be under current law). (Unfortunately, Northumberland has quietly raised their fee to $50 from $15.) Some localities have lowered their fees by various other amounts. To see what your locality charges, click here. ACTION ITEM If your locality is […]

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No Recession in Sight?

No Recession in Sight?

on August 19, 2019, 8:17 AM / in National News, Opinion

Greg Guenthner coming to you from Baltimore, MD… As the major averages log their third straight week of losses, White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow says he sees no recession on the horizon. Yes, the same Larry Kudlow who released a bizarre hype video declaring the administration is “killing it on the economy” just before the market suffered its first […]

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Rep. Ilhan Omar defends 2012 tweet accusing Israel of ‘hypnotizing the world’

Rep. Ilhan Omar defends 2012 tweet accusing Israel of ‘hypnotizing the world’

on August 19, 2019, 8:10 AM / in National News

Well, I suspect this won’t start your week off on a high note. This information is troubling on its face, but also troubling that a member of the US House of Representatives is compiling this kind of record. Rep. Ilhan Omar defends 2012 tweet accusing Israel of ‘hypnotizing the world‘ Newly elected lawmaker tells CNN there’s a ‘difference between criticizing […]

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Democratic Congresswoman Defends Antifa As ‘Peaceful Protesters’

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

Democratic New Mexico Rep. Deb Haaland described Antifa as “peaceful protesters” Saturday, the same day members of the violent group clashed with the right-wing Proud Boys in Portland. Haaland offered the inaccurate description on CNN after President Donald Trump tweeted “Major consideration is being given to naming ANTIFA an “ORGANIZATION OF TERROR.’” “This is on par with what the president does. He […]

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Voting Every Two Years Won’t Cure the Cancer

on August 19, 2019, 7:57 AM / in Opinion

Just about all the attention right now is being directed at President Trump and his bid for reelection. The howling and screeching from the 20+ candidates for the Democratic/Communist Party USA is relentless. A collective body of political whores who will promise anything, and I mean anything, to become the DNC candidate at their convention. Protect murderers, rapists and diseased […]

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The threat of great white sharks and contact lenses that zoom: God’s call to excellence

on August 19, 2019, 7:48 AM / in Religion

By Jim Denison  “Any person could be attacked at any minute,” said a surfer who spotted a great white shark off Cape Cod. Researchers have identified at least three hundred of the huge predators in the popular area. Nine people were injured last night in Pennsylvania when lightning struck a tree, causing it to fall on their tent. Fleas carrying […]

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Straddling Two Worlds

on August 19, 2019, 7:45 AM / in Opinion

Walking the fine line between pagan and Christian –          For the Love of God, Steve Vai Jordan Peterson had a discussion with Steven Pinker; it was posted recently although it seems to have been recorded several months ago.  The topic was Progress, Despite Everything. Steven Pinker is an unabashed champion of the Enlightenment.  If one can point to the defining characteristic of the Enlightenment […]

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“The Women Will Howl”: The Union Army Capture of Roswell and New Manchester, Georgia, and the Forced Relocation of Mill Workers

“The Women Will Howl”: The Union Army Capture of Roswell and New Manchester, Georgia, and the Forced Relocation of Mill Workers

on August 19, 2019, 7:39 AM / in Opinion

In July 1864, Union General William T. Sherman ordered the arrest and deportation of more than 400 women and children from the villages of Roswell and New Manchester, Georgia. Branded as traitors for their work in the cotton mills that supplied much needed material to the Confederacy, these civilians were shipped to cities in the North (already crowded with refugees) […]

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Former University of Texas standout Cedric Benson dies at 36

Former University of Texas standout Cedric Benson dies at 36

on August 19, 2019, 7:36 AM / in People

Former NFL running back Cedric Benson was killed in a motorcycle accident over the weekend in Austin, Texas, authorities told his attorney, Sam Bassett. Benson was 36. Benson was a top high school recruit, leading his Midland, Texas, school to three straight state championships. He went on to become one of the most prolific rushers ever at the University of […]

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Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana’s governor during Katrina, dies

on August 19, 2019, 7:31 AM / in People

Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco died Sunday in hospice care after battling cancer. She was 76. Blanco, a Democrat, was the first woman elected governor in her state, but her political career unraveled after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. Blanco was diagnosed with a rare eye cancer. Her treatment appeared successful but the cancer returned and spread. Blanco announced […]

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Sanders unveils criminal-justice reform plan

Sanders unveils criminal-justice reform plan

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

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Sunday released a plan to reform the nation’s “dysfunctional criminal justice system.” Sanders, a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination who has long opposed for-profit prisons, proposed banning cash bail, which he said left poor defendants languishing in jail without being convicted. His plan also called for ending civil asset forfeiture, and funding more public […]

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Key Maduro ally reportedly in secret talks with U.S.

Key Maduro ally reportedly in secret talks with U.S.

on August 19, 2019, 7:25 AM / in International News

The U.S. has opened up secret communications with Venezuelan socialist boss Diosdado Cabello, an alleged drug kingpin and the second most powerful person in Venezuela, after President Nicolás Maduro. The Associated Press reported Sunday, citing a senior U.S. administration official. Cabello, 56, met with a U.S.-backed envoy in Caracas last month, the official said. Axios reported that National Security Council […]

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Trump, advisers say recession fears unfounded

on August 19, 2019, 7:22 AM / in National News

President Trump and his top economic advisers on Sunday argued that recession fears that rattled markets last week were unfounded. Trump said the U.S. economy is doing “tremendously well. Our consumers are rich. I gave a tremendous tax cut and they’re loaded up with money.” Larry Kudlow, director of the National Economic Council, noted on Fox News Sunday that consumer […]

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U.S. envoy calls for accelerating Afghan peace talks after attack

on August 19, 2019, 7:20 AM / in International News, News

Zalmay Khalilzad, the U.S. envoy for Afghanistan peace talks, tweeted Sunday that “we must accelerate” the peace process in the wake of a Saturday suicide bombing that killed at least 63 people at a Kabul wedding. A local Islamic State affiliate has claimed responsibility for the attack. The Taliban, which is negotiating an end to an 18-year conflict with the […]

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EDC Medical: Pressure Bandages for Daily Carry

EDC Medical: Pressure Bandages for Daily Carry

on August 19, 2019, 7:17 AM / in National News

by Caleb Causey Most prepared individuals recognize the benefits in adding medical equipment to our everyday-carry or EDC loadout. Each of us may carry similar medical gear or kits, but the specific items vary from one person to the next. One thing we can all agree on is that we should to be carrying some sort of tool(s) to control moderate-to-severe bleeding. Pressure bandages are […]

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