Archive for January, 2020

‘Can’t do much right now’: How the TN comptroller investigation is affecting Jackson

‘Can’t do much right now’: How the TN comptroller investigation is affecting Jackson

on January 31, 2020, 8:17 AM / in Opinion

The Jackson Sun made USA Today’s pages highlighting the Gist era (2007-2019) of Mayor of the city of Jackson. Apparently the former mayor was a bad boy. Of course, you have to remember that Gist’s training came from the two previous mayors (Conger and Farmer) and that Gist pushed to elect the current Mayor into his previous position as councilman […]

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“Stand fast, therefore, in the LIBERTY, wherewith Christ hath made us FREE”-Rev. Jacob Duche

“Stand fast, therefore, in the LIBERTY, wherewith Christ hath made us FREE”-Rev. Jacob Duche

on January 31, 2020, 8:00 AM / in History

When British troops descended on Boston, the Continental Congress’ first official act was to request that Rev. Jacob Duche’, pastor of Philadelphia’s Christ Church, open Congress in prayer: “Tuesday, September 6, 1774. Resolved, That the Rev. Mr. Duche’ be desired to open the Congress tomorrow morning with prayers, at the Carpenter’s Hall, at 9 o’clock.” Born JANUARY 31, 1738, Rev. Jacob Duche’ […]

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“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I- I took the one less traveled by…” -Robert Frost

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I- I took the one less traveled by…” -Robert Frost

on January 31, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair And having perhaps the better claim, Because it was grassy and wanted wear; Though as […]

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January 31st in History

January 31st in History

on January 31, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

January 31 is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 334 days remaining until the end of the year (335 in leap years). Holidays Christian Feast Day: Blessed Ludovica Geminianus John Bosco Marcella Samuel Shoemaker (Episcopal Church (USA)) January 31 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Nauru from Australia in 1968. History […]

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He Came for You

He Came for You

on January 31, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor.  Luke 4:18 In his novels The Trial and The Castle, Franz Kafka (1883–1924) portrays life as a dehumanizing existence that turns people into a sea of empty faces without identity or worth. Kafka said, “The conveyer belt of life carries […]

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“The View” explodes on Trump lawyer Alan Dershowitz

on January 30, 2020, 8:05 AM / in National News

Headline: ‘I’m Cutting You Off’: Whoopi Goldberg Mocks And Interrupts Alan Dershowitz, Then Accuses Him Of Disrespect What’s Up: Things got contentious on “The View” on Wednesday when Whoopi Goldberg repeatedly tried to cut off Trump lawyer Alan Dershowitz in order to stop him from talking about the Constitution. Quote: “So I’m moving you on or I’m cutting you off. One […]

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ABC journalist suspended for false Kobe Bryant reporting

ABC journalist suspended for false Kobe Bryant reporting

on January 30, 2020, 8:01 AM / in National News

Headline: ABC News Suspends Journalist For Spreading Fake News, Kobe Bryant Rumor On-Air What’s Up: ABC reporter Matt Gutman has been suspended by the network for inaccurately reporting during the immediate aftermath of the Kobe Bryant crash that all four of Bryant’s daughters were on the flight and believed to be dead. Quote: “We are in the business of holding people […]

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Senate set to end Q&A phase of impeachment trial today

on January 30, 2020, 7:59 AM / in National News

By Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver By the time nearly 10 hours of questions from senators had paused for the night during President Trump’s impeachment trial on Wednesday, the notion of acquittal on Friday with no witnesses had gained altitude in the Senate. The trial’s format calls for another day of questions. Senators from both parties, taking their cues from […]

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Vegas Dead Baby Dumpers Caught…and Released!

Vegas Dead Baby Dumpers Caught…and Released!

on January 30, 2020, 7:56 AM / in National News

According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Raul Ramos and Adriana Hernandez – accused of dumping their dead 3-month-old son in a trash dumpster last Friday – were released from jail yesterday. “In court Wednesday, prosecutors asked for more time to prepare charges against the pair. With no criminal charges filed at their arraignment, North Las Vegas judge Craig Newman said […]

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Jerry Jones brought his superyacht to the Super Bowl: Cultural divisions and the persuasive power of courage

Jerry Jones brought his superyacht to the Super Bowl: Cultural divisions and the persuasive power of courage

on January 30, 2020, 7:54 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison What do the Dallas Cowboys have in common with the Washington Redskins, the Atlanta Falcons, and the Jacksonville Jaguars? None of them is playing in this year’s Super Bowl. What else do they have in common? Their owners own superyachts that are making the news these days. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has already brought to Miami his 357-foot-long […]

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New Gun Control Law Would Require Gun Owners in NY to get Mental Health Evaluations

New Gun Control Law Would Require Gun Owners in NY to get Mental Health Evaluations

on January 30, 2020, 7:46 AM / in State News

The march for more gun laws in New York continues with on another assault on the rights of the citizens in what is truly becoming the Empire State. The latest is sponsored by state Senator James Sanders Jr. of the 10th Senate District which low and behold is over seventy-five percent Democrat and is in southeast Queens, some of the more crime-ridden parts […]

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Qualified NRA Director Candidates Must Acknowledge Greatest Threat

Qualified NRA Director Candidates Must Acknowledge Greatest Threat

on January 30, 2020, 7:42 AM / in National News, Opinion

(Ammoland.com) “By now voting-eligible NRA members should have received their election ballots for the 2020 National Rifle Association Board of Directors election in your monthly magazines,” AmmoLand Shooting Sports News reported Saturday. “NRA members must complete and return their ballots by on or before March 29th, 2020. Any votes returned after that date will not be opened or counted.” More than […]

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1,173 companies stopped advertising at Huffingtonpost.com after being urged to pull off the website because it supports the Islamist political agenda and spews vitriolic propaganda that inspires leftist hate.

on January 30, 2020, 7:40 AM / in National News

Report date as of December 31, 2019 |  Florida Family Association One thousand one hundred seventy three (1,173) out of one thousand two hundred one (1,201) companies (98%) stopped advertising on Huffingtonpost.com after being encouraged to pull off the website because it defends Sharia law, fundraises for CAIR, defends the Muslim Brotherhood, publishes Islamist propaganda, calls American military racists and disparages […]

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Roberts blocks question naming alleged Ukraine whistleblower

Roberts blocks question naming alleged Ukraine whistleblower

on January 30, 2020, 7:14 AM / in National News

Chief Justice John Roberts on Wednesday blocked a question from Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) naming the alleged whistleblower whose complaint about President Trump’s phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky triggered the House impeachment inquiry. Paul has strongly opposed the impeachment proceedings against Trump, and he has floated the alleged whistleblower’s name in recent interviews. Roberts — who screens questions […]

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EU lawmakers approve terms of Britain’s exit from trading bloc

EU lawmakers approve terms of Britain’s exit from trading bloc

on January 30, 2020, 7:12 AM / in International News

European Union lawmakers on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved the terms of Britain’s exit from the trading bloc in a final vote. The reluctant approval by all 28 EU countries paved the way for the U.K. to leave on Jan. 31. “We will always love you and we will never be far,” said EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen after the […]

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International sporting events canceled in China as coronavirus spreads

on January 30, 2020, 7:09 AM / in International News

The World Indoor Championships for track and field, previously scheduled for March 13–15 in Nanjing, China, have been postponed for a year as the death toll from a ballooning coronavirus outbreak surpassed 170. Olympic qualifying events for women’s soccer and women’s basketball were also moved to other countries, but China’s women’s soccer team was quarantined in Australia because it had […]

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A NEW NAFTA – Trump signs updated accord to replace NAFTA

A NEW NAFTA – Trump signs updated accord to replace NAFTA

on January 30, 2020, 7:07 AM / in International News, National News

President Trump signed the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade pact on Wednesday in a White House ceremony with representatives from Canada and Mexico and about 400 other guests. The White House declined to invite any of the House Democrats who helped secure Trump his biggest trade deal. Mexico’s parliament has ratified the deal, as has Congress, but Canada needs to approve it […]

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Trump national security team threatens to block Bolton’s book

Trump national security team threatens to block Bolton’s book

on January 30, 2020, 7:04 AM / in National News

The White House has told John Bolton’s lawyer that the former national security adviser can’t publish his book as written because it “appears to contain significant amounts of classified information,” CNN reported Wednesday, citing a source familiar with the matter. Bolton’s lawyer responded in his own letter saying that House managers are seeking Bolton’s testimony in President Trump’s impeachment trial, […]

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Senators question both sides in new phase of Trump trial

on January 30, 2020, 7:02 AM / in National News

President Trump’s impeachment trial entered a new phase on Wednesday as senators began questioning House managers and Trump’s legal team about the allegation that Trump withheld security aid to pressure Ukraine into investigating Democrats. Defense lawyer Alan Dershowitz said even if a president tried to trade military aid for political favors to help him win re-election, “it cannot be impeachable” […]

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Old Hickory

Old Hickory

on January 30, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s January 30, 2020. The frigid temperatures that have blasted the Midwest are descending on the East Coast today. We used to call this a “cold snap.” Now the media is full of explanations about the “polar vortex,” which certainly sounds more ominous. In the San Francisco Bay Area, where Fred T. Korematsu and I both grew up, […]

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