Archive for August 23rd, 2019

Greenland: Trump’s MAGA Idea!

Greenland: Trump’s MAGA Idea!

on August 23, 2019, 8:31 AM / in Opinion

To those of us of who learned our U.S. history from texts in the 1940s and ’50s, President Donald Trump’s brainstorm of acquiring Greenland fits into a venerable tradition of American expansionism. To those of us of who learned our U.S. history from texts in the 1940s and ’50s, President Donald Trump’s brainstorm of acquiring Greenland fits into a venerable […]

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Billionaire conservative philanthropist David Koch dies at 79

Billionaire conservative philanthropist David Koch dies at 79

on August 23, 2019, 8:21 AM / in People

Billionaire David Koch, who along with his brother, was a formidable conservative activist and donor for decades, died Friday morning. News reports indicated that Koch, 79, died Friday, just over a year after leaving his family’s business for health reasons. A request for comment from The Hill was not immediately returned. Koch was diagnosed with prostate cancer more than two decades ago, and […]

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders becomes a Fox News contributor

Sarah Huckabee Sanders becomes a Fox News contributor

on August 23, 2019, 8:17 AM / in National News

Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has signed on as a Fox News contributor. She will make her first appearance in the role on Fox & Friends in two weeks, Fox News said in a statement on Thursday. Sanders, who served as President Trump’s top spokesperson from July 2017 until June 2019, becomes the 23rd person to move […]

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Coast Guard suspends search for missing firefighters

Coast Guard suspends search for missing firefighters

on August 23, 2019, 8:14 AM / in National News, People

The U.S. Coast Guard suspended a broad search for two firefighters, Justin Walker of Virginia and Brian McCluney of Florida, after they disappeared during a fishing trip off Florida. Coast Guard Capt. Mark Vlaun said that at the end of the search’s seventh day the chances of finding the men alive had greatly diminished, because as time went on the […]

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Overstock CEO resigns after revealing relationship with Russian agent

on August 23, 2019, 8:09 AM / in National News

Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne resigned Thursday after revealing that he had a romantic relationship with Maria Butina, a woman accused of acting as an unregistered Russian agent. Byrne said in a letter to shareholders that he had to quit because remaining in the job “may affect and complicate all manner of business relationships.” Byrne said in a previous interview that […]

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Bernie Sanders unveils a $16.3 trillion climate plan

Bernie Sanders unveils a $16.3 trillion climate plan

on August 23, 2019, 8:03 AM / in National News

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Thursday unveiled an aggressive $16.3 trillion climate change plan that calls for the U.S. to reach 100 percent renewable energy for electricity and transportation “no later than” 2030, as well as for “complete decarbonization” by 2050. He refers to the plan itself, which would also declare climate change a national emergency, as a Green New […]

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Environmentalists say fires in Brazil’s Amazon were started by humans

Environmentalists say fires in Brazil’s Amazon were started by humans

on August 23, 2019, 8:01 AM / in International News

Environmental groups and researchers say the dozens of fires destroying large sections of the Amazon were almost all set by humans, as cattle ranchers and loggers try to take over the land. The Amazon is a humid rainforest, and it is difficult, even during dry spells, for it to catch on fire, Christian Poirier of the nonprofit group Amazon Watch […]

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“Red Flag” Gun Confiscation Laws Are Even Worse Than You Think

on August 23, 2019, 7:17 AM / in Opinion

As I said in this column last week, Republicans Donald Trump, Mitch McConnell, Lindsey Graham and Marco Rubio are joining forces with liberal Democrats to soon enact “red flag” gun confiscation laws. I also reported on the push for the enactment of other gun control measures such as universal background checks being promoted on Capitol Hill and by the White House here. […]

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Something to Ponder

Something to Ponder

on August 23, 2019, 7:07 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Related to the Anchor baby issue

on August 23, 2019, 7:06 AM / in Opinion

This is what I just sent to the White House. I wrote on this same topic a great many times in the past but since Pres. Trump is trying to do away with the FALSE interpretation of the 14th Amendment it is a good time to bring my take on this topic back for discussion and hopefully ACTION. Jackie Juntti […]

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INSLEE GEARS UP FOR THIRD TERM

on August 23, 2019, 7:04 AM / in State News

Hey Washington Voters –  we have a couple candidates to check into and to take back the government in Washington State.  If we keep letting the SLEAZY DEMS get our votes we will NEVER have a decent place to live.  I always thought that Mike Lowery was the worst but INSLEAZE has outdone him. So far these two Republicans have […]

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Chief Wiser promotes a Jackson Police Sergeant to the rank of Lieutenant.

Chief Wiser promotes a Jackson Police Sergeant to the rank of Lieutenant.

on August 23, 2019, 6:53 AM / in Local News

August 22nd, Jackson Police Chief, Julian Wiser, promoted Sergeant Rochelle Staten to the rank of Lieutenant in the Patrol Division. Lieutenant Staten has been with the Jackson Police Department for more than fifteen years.  She is a dedicated officer/supervisor who works diligently ensuring the officers under her watch are prepared, efficient, and effective in responding to calls for service as well as serving the citizens of Jackson. […]

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Spiritual Reupholstering

Spiritual Reupholstering

on August 23, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Put on the new man which was created according to God. – Ephesians 4:24  When we moved into our home 5 years ago, we discovered that the former owner had left us six dining room chairs. They were covered with fabric of beautiful African art—tasteful zebra stripes. We appreciated the unexpected gifts and used them frequently when entertaining guests. When […]

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August 23rd in History

August 23rd in History

on August 23, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

August 23 is the 235th day of the year (236th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 130 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Éogan of Ardstraw Philip Benitius Rose of Lima Tydfil August 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Day of the National Flag (Ukraine) European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism […]

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