Archive for December 7th, 2019

Saudi Student Open Fired in Classroom

on December 7, 2019, 8:59 AM / in National News

Four people are dead, including the suspected gunman, after a man authorities identified as a Saudi aviation student open fired in a classroom at the Naval Air Station Pensacola on Friday morning. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) confirmed the suspect was a member of the Saudi military at a news conference Friday afternoon outside the military base. “There’s obviously going […]

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House progressives may try to block vote on Pelosi drug bill

House progressives may try to block vote on Pelosi drug bill

on December 7, 2019, 8:56 AM / in National News

House progressives are fuming about a drug pricing bill coming to the floor next week, an appeals court ruled on the “public charge” rule, legal marijuana could be to blame for some vaping illnesses in Massachusetts, and tension is growing between Mitch McConnell and Chuck Grassley over a bipartisan drug pricing bill. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is planning to […]

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December Meeting MCRP

December Meeting MCRP

on December 7, 2019, 8:54 AM / in Announcements

The MCRP Madison County Republican Party will hold their December Business Meeting on Monday December 9th at 11:30 A. M. at Rock’n Dough The invitation is open to members. They will be discussing membership and Reagan Day.

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Chick-fil-A has bent the Knee

Chick-fil-A has bent the Knee

on December 7, 2019, 8:47 AM / in Opinion

Two different CEOs, two different choices of faith and courage! In September, Shoreline Washington’s CRISTA Ministries and their new, soft spoken CEO Jacinta Tegman were betrayed by a senior VP and attacked with three separate front-page news articles by the Seattle Times and the local Democratic Party. Their crime? Simply teaching Christian marriage to students at their privately-run Christian school […]

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ARE PHOTO ESTIMATES A DOWNFALL?

ARE PHOTO ESTIMATES A DOWNFALL?

on December 7, 2019, 8:39 AM / in Opinion

By:  John Shoemaker I have heard a lot of discussion about photo estimates lately. People ask me what I think about them and how they will affect our industry. My first response is that you should treat them as any other field estimate you receive; as an outline to write your own damage assessment. That was until I had to go […]

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Law Firms Face $500M Lawsuit in Fallout of Ponzi Fraudster’s Conviction

Law Firms Face $500M Lawsuit in Fallout of Ponzi Fraudster’s Conviction

on December 7, 2019, 8:35 AM / in National News

By MARIA DINZEO LOS ANGELES (CN) – A slew of law firms face civil claims they aided and abetted a multimillion-dollar securities scam run by convicted fraudster Robert Shapiro through the now-defunct real estate investment firm Woodbridge Group of Cos. The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday but not made available to the press and public until Tuesday, […]

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PENSACOLA: WE CANNOT TRUST MUSLIMS!

PENSACOLA: WE CANNOT TRUST MUSLIMS!

on December 7, 2019, 8:32 AM / in Opinion

Islam is not a, “Religion of Peace”, as the mildly retarded President George W. Bush claimed.  It is a political religion that calls for the killing of any, “Infidels”, who do not convert to it.  The political part teaches Muslims to immigrate to other nations, out-breed the population, and when Muslim numbers reach the point they believe they can take […]

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Professor Elizabeth Warren Offers Class in Political Linguistics

Professor Elizabeth Warren Offers Class in Political Linguistics

on December 7, 2019, 8:12 AM / in National News, Opinion

Gun control advocates understand the power of language, if not the effective use of it. Over the years the anti-gun establishment has attempted to move away from the term “gun control” to more benign-sounding alternatives such as “commonsense gun safety” or “gun reform.” Their goal of civilian disarmament has remained constant, but the language has changed. Gun control advocates calculate that […]

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NRA’s Statement on Second Amendment Sanctuaries

NRA’s Statement on Second Amendment Sanctuaries

on December 7, 2019, 8:09 AM / in Announcements

As the Nation’s oldest civil rights organization, we recognize civic engagement as a virtue, not a vice. Liberty is reliant upon the participation of free people, and this includes the vast number of citizens and communities who are lawfully exercising their rights under the First Amendment to defend their freedoms under the Second. It is the tyrannical nature of politicians […]

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Help!

Help!

on December 7, 2019, 7:59 AM / in Announcements

Dear Friends, Imagine a most precious gift — one that will help ease a family’s financial burden while giving a mother and father more time to spend with their child. You can help St. Jude provide that special gift to our children and their families — by becoming a St. Jude Partner In Hope today. When you become a St. Jude Partner In […]

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Pearl Harbor Attacked “DECEMBER 7, 1941 — a date which will live in infamy!”

Pearl Harbor Attacked “DECEMBER 7, 1941 — a date which will live in infamy!”

on December 7, 2019, 7:51 AM / in History, Opinion

Editor’s Note: In 1937, several idealistic aviators, flying nearly obsolete P-40 War Hawks, went to China to earn enduring acclaim as the Flying Tigers, but in reality a handful of fighters simply proved inadequate against the Rising Sun. The inaction of democracies and republics in both oceans only whetted the appetites of the dogs of war, encouraging Italy, Germany, and […]

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ODE TO KEROSENE: IT TOOK US TO THE MOON

ODE TO KEROSENE: IT TOOK US TO THE MOON

on December 7, 2019, 7:36 AM / in History

By Bob Berman  |   The Old Farmers Almanac  In some rural areas, folks heat their homes with oil. Some buy kerosene, which is similar but a bit more refined. They use it during the coldest months because it doesn’t gel in the lines. The rest of us fondly remember kerosene for all the times we used a Coleman lantern when camping. It […]

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Saint Nicholas

Saint Nicholas

on December 7, 2019, 6:48 AM / in History

St. Nicholas was the most popular Greek Orthodox Saint, equivalent to St. Patrick in Irish history, or St. Peter in Roman Catholic tradition, Greek Orthodox tradition tells of Saint Nicholas being born around AD 280, the only child of a wealthy, elderly couple who lived in Patara, Asia Minor (present-day Turkey). When his parents died in a plague, Nicholas inherited their wealth. Nicholas generously gave to the poor, but he did so anonymously, as […]

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Mid-Victorian Tree

Mid-Victorian Tree

on December 7, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

In 1850’s Lauscha began to produce fancy shaped glass bead garlands for the trees, and short garlands made from necklace ‘bugles’ and beads. These were readily available in Germany but not produced in sufficient quantities to export to Britain. The Rauschgoldengel was a common sight. Literally, ‘Tingled-angel’, bought from the Thuringian Christmas markets, and dressed in pure gilded tin. The […]

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12-7-41

on December 7, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Saturday, December 7, 2019. Whatever is happening today in our nation’s fractious capital, or in violent hotspots around the world, today’s date is a reminder that this country has experienced truly dark and frightening days and that we saw our way through even if it took a long time. For Americans living on this date 76 years […]

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Christmas Quote December 7th

Christmas Quote December 7th

on December 7, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas. Dale Evans Dale Evans was an American writer, film star and singer-songwriter. She was the second wife of singing cowboy Roy Rogers. At age 14, she eloped with her first husband, Thomas F. Fox, to whom she bore one son, Thomas F. Fox, […]

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Blaming the Second Amendment for Black Deaths a Tactic for Disarming All

Blaming the Second Amendment for Black Deaths a Tactic for Disarming All

on December 7, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

by David Codrea (Ammoland.com)- “The Thanksgiving tragedy in Hoover, Ala., highlights an American problem: The deaths of black men, legally armed and who have committed no crime, at the hands of police,” The Christian Science Monitor observes. “At a time when the president and guns rights activists have suggested that ‘good guys with guns’ are a solution for stopping mass shooters, some […]

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Pearl Harbor’s role in a historic Supreme Court decision

Pearl Harbor’s role in a historic Supreme Court decision

on December 7, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, National News

One of the most controversial decisions in Supreme Court history was caused by aftershocks of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, and it’s still being debated today. On December 7, 1941, Japanese military forces attacked the United States base in Hawaii without warning. More than 2,000 Americans died in the attack, and a united Congress answered President Franklin Roosevelt’s request […]

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December 7th in History

December 7th in History

on December 7, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

December 7 is the 341st day of the year (342nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 24 days remaining until the end of the year. There are 17 days before Christmas… keep telling yourself there is plenty of time still….. Holidays Armed Forces Flag Day (India) Christian Feast Day: Aemilianus (Greek Church) Ambrose December 7 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) […]

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The History and Origin of Christmas

The History and Origin of Christmas

on December 7, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

Before Christmas was ever known as Christmas it was known as the celebration of the winter solstice.  The origin of the winter solstice dates all the way back to the pre-Christian era or B.C.  It was primarily celebrated in two different parts of the world, Scandinavia and Rome.  In Rome the celebration of the winter solstice took place during the […]

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