Archive for December 20th, 2019

Senate approves $1.4 trillion spending deal in time to avert shutdown

on December 20, 2019, 8:31 AM / in National News

The Senate on Thursday passed the $1.4 trillion spending deal needed to prevent a partial government shutdown when current funding expires at midnight Friday. The legislation, which the House approved earlier in the week, will keep government agencies funded through September. President Trump is expected to sign the deal, separated into security and domestic spending packages, in time to meet […]

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Trump supporter Meadows leaving Congress

Trump supporter Meadows leaving Congress

on December 20, 2019, 8:27 AM / in National News, State News

Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), co-founder of the ultra-conservative House Freedom Caucus and one of President Trump’s most stalwart defenders and congressional advisers, announced early Thursday that he isn’t seeking re-election in 2020 and may not finish out his term. Meadows told Politico he is in talks for an unspecified job with Trump, possibly on his re-election campaign. Trump has also […]

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Clearly, this is not over….

Clearly, this is not over….

on December 20, 2019, 8:02 AM / in State News

Good morning Well, well, most folks thought that it would be after CHRISTmas before the Governor made a decision about consenting to bring more refugees into our state, and were caught off guard when that decision was announced on Wednesday. A number of Soros-related groups had been pushing hard for a positive decision, sending letters and making many other contacts. […]

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Is Impeachment Backfiring on Democrats?

Is Impeachment Backfiring on Democrats?

on December 20, 2019, 6:17 AM / in Opinion

The message sent by Pelosi’s call for more time before the trial, and Schumer’s call for more witnesses, is one of fear that not only could the House’s case for impeachment fail, it could be laughed out of the Senate. And the American people might be fine with that. “We’re gonna impeach the (expletive deleted).” Thus did the member from […]

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Impeachment and a Food Trough

on December 20, 2019, 6:11 AM / in Opinion

by Erick Erickson  |   The Resurgent There are several billion people on this planet who live in very stable, highly ordered societies where they do not have to deal with the braying of biblical donkeys in our congress yelling at each other. Contrary to claims heard this past week in the House of Representatives, impeaching the President is not more […]

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Christmas Quote for December 20th

Christmas Quote for December 20th

on December 20, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas day. Don’t clean it up too quickly. Andy Rooney Andy Rooney was an American radio and television writer. He was best known for his weekly broadcast “A Few Minutes with Andy Rooney,” a part of the CBS News program 60 Minutes […]

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December 20th in History

December 20th in History

on December 20, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

December 20 is the 354th day of the year (355th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 11 days remaining until the end of the year. Time is short…. only 4 more days of shopping till Christmas. Holidays Abolition of Slavery Day, also known as Fête des Cafres (Réunion, French Guiana) Bo Aung Kyaw Day (Myanmar) Christian feast […]

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Taking Refuge

Taking Refuge

on December 20, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are safe. —Proverbs 18:10 In the medieval world, farmers would care for their crops until an enemy appeared on the horizon. Then they would flee with their families to their fortified city for protection from the marauders. The city of Carcassonne has been a refuge […]

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Your Faith, Not Me, Compels You To Believe This

Your Faith, Not Me, Compels You To Believe This

on December 20, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

By Erick Erickson Again the Lord spoke to Ahaz, “Ask a sign of the Lord your God; let it be deep as Sheol or high as heaven.” But Ahaz said, “I will not ask, and I will not put the Lord to the test.” And he said, “Hear then, O house of David! Is it too little for you to […]

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‘Star Wars’ and the 12 steps of the ‘Hero’s Journey’: Finding God in surprising places

‘Star Wars’ and the 12 steps of the ‘Hero’s Journey’: Finding God in surprising places

on December 20, 2019, 5:59 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the last film in the last Star Wars trilogy, opens in theaters today. I remember my first Star Wars film as if it were last week. I had never seen such technology on a movie screen. And when Luke destroyed the Death Star, the cheers shook the theater. We’ve been […]

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Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest.

Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest.

on December 20, 2019, 5:35 AM / in Local News

Jackson Police Investigators are investigating the Theft of Merchandise from 2596 Christmasville Cove, Food Giant, and need assistance identifying this person of interest. On December 7th, surveillance video captures an unknown black female who was wearing a red bandana, black Nike Hoodie, black pants and red/white shoes push a shopping cart, possessing unpaid merchandise, out the store.  She was last […]

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