Archive for December 27th, 2019

Texas megachurch votes to leave UMC over homosexuality debate

Texas megachurch votes to leave UMC over homosexuality debate

on December 27, 2019, 3:11 PM / in Religion, State News

By Michael Gryboski  | Christian Post Reporter A United Methodist Church congregation in Texas with approximately 2,800 members has voted to leave the mainline denomination because of its debate over homosexuality. Grace Fellowship UMC of Katy voted Dec. 15 to leave the UMC due to the divisive debate on whether to amend the Book of Discipline to remove language calling homosexuality “incompatible […]

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My Favorite Christmas Present

My Favorite Christmas Present

on December 27, 2019, 3:06 PM / in Opinion

My Favorite Christmas Present  Yes, I loved the book of Trump tweets, the book of Founding Fathers’ quotes, and the Reagan socks.  But my fav was getting this $2020 dollar bill from my daughter… Can’t wait to try to spend it at Starbucks or Ben & Jerry’s!  Don’t Watch this if Tears of Joy Make You Tear Up It’s been […]

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Anyone missing a cat, it’s declawed and friendly.

Anyone missing a cat, it’s declawed and friendly.

on December 27, 2019, 3:03 PM / in Local News, People
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Jackson Police are investigating the finding of what appears to be human bones

on December 27, 2019, 2:59 PM / in Local News

Jackson Police Investigators are in the area of Oil Well Road investigating the finding of what appears to be human bones. On December 25th, Jackson Police responded to the creek bed that runs across Oil Will Road near Northside Assembly Church for a report of bones, possibly human, being located.  Jackson Police Investigators and the Medical Examiner confirm the bones […]

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Is ‘Little Rocket Man’ Winning?

Is ‘Little Rocket Man’ Winning?

on December 27, 2019, 9:30 AM / in Opinion

If U.S. sanctions are insufficient to force Kim to “denuclearize,” as seems apparent, is Trump prepared to force him to do so? As of Dec. 26, Kim Jong Un’s “Christmas gift” to President Donald Trump had not arrived. Most foreign policy analysts predict it will be a missile test more impressive than any Pyongyang has yet carried off. What is […]

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Coast Guard searches for tourist helicopter that went missing in Hawaii

Coast Guard searches for tourist helicopter that went missing in Hawaii

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

A tourist helicopter went missing off Kauai’s Napali coast in Hawaii on Thursday. There were seven people on board, including the pilot and six passengers, two of whom were believed to be children. Coast Guard crews searched for the aircraft after it failed to return from a tour. Petty Officer 1st Class Robert Cox, of Coast Guard Joint Rescue Command […]

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Tesla, Going Oriental, gets $1.3 billion loan from China banks for Shanghai factory

Tesla, Going Oriental, gets $1.3 billion loan from China banks for Shanghai factory

on December 27, 2019, 8:15 AM / in International News, National News

Tesla has sealed agreements for up to $1.3 billion in loans from Chinese banks, according to a Thursday regulatory filing. The revolving loan deal is intended for use on Tesla’s Shanghai electric-car factory. The lenders involved in the agreement include China Construction Bank Corp, Agricultural Bank of China, Shanghai Pudong Development Bank, and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China. The […]

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Turkey high court finds Wikipedia ban unconstitutional

on December 27, 2019, 8:11 AM / in International News

The Turkish Constitutional Court ruled Thursday that the government’s ban on Wikipedia was unconstitutional. The online encyclopedia’s lawyers argued that the policy violated the right of free expression protected under the Turkish constitution. The ban was put in place as part of a broader crackdown on access to information after a failed July 2016 coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip […]

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At least 14 die in Kazakhstan plane crash

At least 14 die in Kazakhstan plane crash

on December 27, 2019, 8:09 AM / in International News

A Bek Air plane crashed on Friday in Kazakhstan with 95 passengers and five crew members on board. At least 14 people were killed. Forty-nine people were rushed to hospitals with serious injuries. Eighteen were in critical condition. The Fokker 100 aircraft went down near the city of Almaty shortly after taking off on a flight to the capital, Nur-Sultan. […]

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Netanyahu easily wins leadership vote

Netanyahu easily wins leadership vote

on December 27, 2019, 8:04 AM / in International News

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday survived a challenge for the leadership of his conservative Likud party. Early results showed Netanyahu with 72.5 percent of votes in the party election. Long-time Likud rival Gideon Saar got 27.5 percent. Netanyahu declared victory even before the official results were released. “A giant victory!” he tweeted early Friday. “With the help of God […]

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News From Real Clear Politics

on December 27, 2019, 8:01 AM / in News

Why a Contested Democratic Convention Is Possible. Ron Faucheux writes that new delegate allocation rules could lead to multiple ballots at the Milwaukee convention. Don’t Expect Recession in 2020. James Broughel explains in RealClearPolicy. Competition Defines Wireless, So Regulate Lightly. Randolph May makes his case in RealClearMarkets. The Best Cars of 2019. In RealClearLife, Benjamin Hunting assesses the vehicles he […]

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Quote of the Week

on December 27, 2019, 8:00 AM / in History, People

Good morning, it’s Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, the day of the week when I unearth an uplifting or stimulating quotation. Today’s comes from a venerable Hollywood hoofer. Eighty-seven years ago today, a building opened in New York City that was so spectacular visitors could imagine what the United States might look like again after the Great Depression. Despite the stock […]

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Democrats Getting Nervous About Trump’s Growing African-American Appeal

Democrats Getting Nervous About Trump’s Growing African-American Appeal

on December 27, 2019, 7:56 AM / in National News

by Rusty Weiss And Jeff Dunetz Democrats are getting nervous. Not only are polls showing signs of a shift of some African-American vote toward Trump, but he is actually campaigning toward black voters. After years of the Democrats counting on their votes and then ignoring them post-election, Blacks and other people of color see this president delivering on kitchen table issues […]

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Time To Go Loud: When Deadly Force Is The Only Option

Time To Go Loud: When Deadly Force Is The Only Option

on December 27, 2019, 7:52 AM / in Opinion

Persons who frequently read articles published by CCW Safe have perhaps noted the frequency at which concealed carriers have run afoul of the law by improperly using their lawfully carried handgun. This would include displaying the handgun in a threatening manner in circumstances that were found to be unwarranted, as well as in actual shootings that were not justified. As […]

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The difference between ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ and ‘1917’: Experiencing the reality of Christmas

The difference between ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ and ‘1917’: Experiencing the reality of Christmas

on December 27, 2019, 7:50 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison My wife and I saw Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker on Monday and the movie 1917 yesterday. The first is the last of nine films in the “space myth” franchise; the second is a deeply moving encounter with the horrors of World War I. No one but those who made the films has been to the real world of Star […]

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Bloomberg’s Dangerous Use of Prison Labor Another Example of ‘Grassroots’ Lie

Bloomberg’s Dangerous Use of Prison Labor Another Example of ‘Grassroots’ Lie

on December 27, 2019, 7:07 AM / in National News

by David Codrea (Ammoland.com)-“Mike Bloomberg exploited prison labor to make 2020 presidential campaign phone calls,” The Intercept reported Tuesday. “Through a third-party vendor, the Mike Bloomberg 2020 campaign contracted New Jersey-based call center company ProCom, which runs calls centers in New Jersey and Oklahoma. Two of the call centers in Oklahoma are operated out of state prisons. In at least one of […]

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Whistleblower’s lawyer questions GOP senator’s whistleblower protection caucus membership

on December 27, 2019, 6:37 AM / in National News

BY RACHEL FRAZIN  |  The Hill A lawyer representing the whistleblower, whose complaint filed to Congress was the impetus for the impeachment inquiry, questioned why Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) remains a member of the whistleblower protection caucus following a November comment about his client who brought attention to President Trump‘s dealings with Ukraine. “Sen #Whistleblower Protection Caucus was launched by bipartisan group in 2015 to raise […]

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Chris Todd Re-Election Kick Off

Chris Todd Re-Election Kick Off

on December 27, 2019, 6:31 AM / in Announcements
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Here’s When Kelly Loeffler Will Be Sworn In As A US Senator

Here’s When Kelly Loeffler Will Be Sworn In As A US Senator

on December 27, 2019, 6:23 AM / in National News, State News

A date has been announced for the swearing-in of businesswoman Kelly Loeffler, who is set to become the newest Republican in the Senate. Loeffler will be sworn in as a United States senator on Jan. 6, a spokesperson confirmed to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The soon-to-be junior senator from Georgia is replacing outgoing GOP Sen. Johnny Isakson, who announced earlier this year that […]

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Quote for Today December 27th

Quote for Today December 27th

on December 27, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through its Civil War—its bloodiest war and its greatest moral, constitutional […]

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