Archive for August 24th, 2019

Crime and Punishment

on August 24, 2019, 8:21 AM / in History

Good morning. It’s Friday, August 24, 2018. On this date in 1979, two Las Vegas-based defense lawyers filed an emergency application for a stay of execution in the case of a Western outlaw and gunsel named Jesse Walter Bishop. “Stay of execution” is legal jargon, but in this case it was literal language: The state of Nevada intended to send […]

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Rep. Rashida Tlaib Slapped With $2 Million Assault & Battery Lawsuit

on August 24, 2019, 7:22 AM / in Opinion, State News

Tlaib’s face expresses HATE and ANGER more so than most faces.  That is because, IMHO, her heart is filled with HATE and ANGER.  Those lines and wrinkles in her face are from years of being formed by her hate and anger.  Even when she tries to smile those lines in her face give away her real feelings.  I applaud Laura […]

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Ginsburg completes radiation treatment for cancerous tumor

Ginsburg completes radiation treatment for cancerous tumor

on August 24, 2019, 7:08 AM / in National News

BY TAL AXELROD   |   The Hill Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday completed three weeks of radiation treatment for a malignant tumor on her pancreas, the Supreme Court announced. The treatment, conducted on an outpatient basis at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, was to combat a tumor that was detected in early July during a routine blood test. A stent was also […]

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TFA – Meeting Notice – Thursday September 12th

on August 24, 2019, 7:01 AM / in Announcements

The West Tennessee Regional Chapter of the TFA will hold its 2019 September stated meeting Thursday the 12th at the Old Country Store, located in the Casey Jones Village, Jackson, TN. Our Featured Speaker is Alfred Felker the founder and director of Strategic Self Reliance and Defense, LLC.  Mr. Felker has held positions of Chief Deputy, Narcotics/Criminal Investigations (conducted urban […]

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U.S. Appellate Court: Electors Cannot Be Bound By Law

U.S. Appellate Court: Electors Cannot Be Bound By Law

on August 24, 2019, 7:00 AM / in News

Written by  Steve Byas The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, located in Denver, ruled on Tuesday that members of the Electoral College cannot be bound by a state law to vote a certain way once they have been elected to serve as an elector. Specifically, the appellate court held that the secretary of state for the state of Colorado violated […]

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He’s 26 years old but still sees a pediatrician: Why some young adults don’t move on.

He’s 26 years old but still sees a pediatrician: Why some young adults don’t move on.

on August 24, 2019, 6:59 AM / in National News

When Joann Alfonzo, a pediatrician in Freehold, N.J., walked into her office recently she mentally rolled her eyes when she saw her next patient: a 26-year-old car salesman in a suit and tie. “That’s no longer a kid. That’s a man,” she recalls thinking. Yet, Alfonzo wasn’t that surprised. In the past five years, she has seen the age of […]

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Green card rule

on August 24, 2019, 6:43 AM / in Opinion

Through the public charge rule, President Trump’s administration is reinforcing the ideals of self-sufficiency and personal responsibility,” said Ken Cucinelli, acting director of U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services. The Trump administration’s new green card policy aims to ensure that legal immigrants don’t become a “public charge,” or a burden on taxpayers. But will the new policy save taxpayers money? Or […]

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Over 13,000 gather in Nashville for powerful night of worship with Joni Eareckson Tada, John Piper

Over 13,000 gather in Nashville for powerful night of worship with Joni Eareckson Tada, John Piper

on August 24, 2019, 6:36 AM / in Religion, State News

NASHVILLE — Over 13,000 people descended on Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena for a powerful evening of praise and worship featuring some of today’s best-known Christian leaders including John Piper, Joni Eareckson Tada, and Keith and Kristyn Getty. The event, part of the Sing! 2019 Getty Music Worship Conference, kicked off with performances from hosts the Gettys, alongside a 1,000 voice choir and many world […]

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Polish Government Not Feeling Gay About “Gay Pride” Marches

Polish Government Not Feeling Gay About “Gay Pride” Marches

on August 24, 2019, 6:30 AM / in International News

Written by  Selwyn Duke In their 1989 book After the Ball, homosexual activists Marshall Kirk and Hunter Madsen called for a “conversion of the average American’s emotions, mind, and will” on homosexual behavior “through a planned psychological attack, in the form of propaganda fed to the nation via the media.” Decades later, the same phenomenon is apparent in contemporary Eastern Europe. In […]

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Biden Still Leads In Polls, But Lags In Fundraising

Biden Still Leads In Polls, But Lags In Fundraising

on August 24, 2019, 6:30 AM / in National News

Written by  R. Cort Kirkwood The top three Democratic candidates for president in 2020 are lengthening their leads over their 10 rivals in the Real Clear Politics polling average, but former vice president Joe Biden maintains his comfortable lead over Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. RCP has Biden about 13 points ahead of Sanders and Warren, and 21.4 points or better ahead […]

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Op-ed Takes SPLC to Task for its Role in 2012 Attempted Mass Shooting

Op-ed Takes SPLC to Task for its Role in 2012 Attempted Mass Shooting

on August 24, 2019, 6:08 AM / in Opinion

Written by  James Murphy The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), the oddly named and scandal-ridden left-wing smear group, is defending itself against the accusation that it is tangentially responsible for the 2012 attempted mass shooting at the offices of the Family Research Council (FRC), an organization that defends Christianity and traditional values. A USA Today op-ed penned by Jessica Prol Smith, a former writer and editor […]

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The Interests of Others

The Interests of Others

on August 24, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

In humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests.Philippians 2:3–4 My friend Jaime works for a huge international corporation. In his early days with the company, a man came by his desk, struck up a conversation, and asked Jaime what he did there. After telling the man about his work, Jaime asked the man his name. “My […]

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August 24th In History

August 24th In History

on August 24, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

August 24 is the 236th day of the year (237th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 129 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Abbán of Ireland Aurea of Ostia Bartholomew the Apostle (Roman Catholic, Anglican) Audoin August 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Earliest date on which Notting Hill Carnival can fall, while […]

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Trump Right: 14th Amendment Did Not Guarantee Birthright Citizenship

Trump Right: 14th Amendment Did Not Guarantee Birthright Citizenship

on August 24, 2019, 5:58 AM / in Opinion

Written by  Steve Byas President Trump told reporters on the White House’s South Lawn on Wednesday that he is looking “very seriously” into ending the practice of declaring anyone who happens to be born on U.S. soil a U.S. citizen. Trump’s announcement provoked immediate and predictable outrage from across the political Establishment, just as it did eight months ago, when Trump […]

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