Archive for January 1st, 2020

Here are the 5 biggest Republican mistakes of the decade

Here are the 5 biggest Republican mistakes of the decade

on January 1, 2020, 8:24 AM / in Opinion

Jake Novak | @JAKEJAKENY  |  CNBC Thanks to five major blunders over the last decade, including nominating Mitt Romney, the Republican Party is actually weaker than it was 10 years ago, Jake Novak writes. For Republicans, the 2010s end with the party seemingly in a better situation than it was when the decade started. The GOP has control of the White […]

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My Last Rant of 2019

on January 1, 2020, 8:07 AM / in Opinion

Tonight most people will be celebrating the coming of a New Year, yet I’m sitting here wondering what 2020 has in store for us. I have to be truthful, I’m not very optimistic about what 2020 has in store for us; I think it will be just more of the same bullshit we’ve come to accept, or things are going […]

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How Many Mysterious Deaths Are Actual Conspiracies?

How Many Mysterious Deaths Are Actual Conspiracies?

on January 1, 2020, 8:06 AM / in Opinion

Sinister forces or just untimely fate? Reading today about the tragic death of Dr. Richard Epstein’s wife brings to a mind a lot of questions. Who is Dr. Epstein? He’s just the guy who told Congress in August how Google can manipulate votes and probably manipulated up to 3 million votes for Hillary back in 2016. Oh…and he was a […]

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Taking a Bite Out of Alligator Product Sales

on January 1, 2020, 8:01 AM / in National News, State News

The state of Louisiana is suing the state of California over its decision to ban the import and sale of alligator products. In its recent lawsuit, Louisiana is alleging that California’s ban will hurt the alligator products market, a vital part of Louisiana’s economy, in addition to the marshlands that serve as habitat for the alligators and are preserved for […]

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On “stolen” Supreme Court seats

on January 1, 2020, 7:59 AM / in Opinion

Did Hugo Black’s appointment to the Supreme Court in 1937 pass constitutional muster? The answer may hold a lesson for some who question the legitimacy of the present Supreme Court, Walter Olson argues in his  new Cato post. Despite hyperventilation over particular nominations, history shows the Court is resilient. Disputed Appointments and the Supreme Court’s Legitimacy, in 1937 and Today […]

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The Return of the Homosexual Imperialists

The Return of the Homosexual Imperialists

on January 1, 2020, 7:54 AM / in Opinion

By Cliff Kincaid  |  Canadian Free Press It’s one thing to defend President Trump against false witness by the magazine Christianity Today. It’s another matter to rationalize or excuse how certain Trump officials are using the United Nations and the State Department to attack Christian nations. The controversial event  occurred just a few days before Christmas, when Trump’s U.S. Ambassador to […]

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Decade of Debt: Federal Debt Up More Than $10 Trillion in 2010s

Decade of Debt: Federal Debt Up More Than $10 Trillion in 2010s

on January 1, 2020, 7:39 AM / in National News

(CNSNews.com) – The federal debt increased by a record $10,796,419,662,320 in the decade that is coming to a close today, according to data published by the U.S. Treasury. This was the first decade in the history of the nation when increases in the federal debt averaged more than $1 trillion per year. The total federal debt accumulated during the decade has equaled approximately $83,967 […]

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

on January 1, 2020, 7:30 AM / in People
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‘Lack of Brains Hinders Research’ and other confusing headlines: A countercultural but vital resolution for the new year

‘Lack of Brains Hinders Research’ and other confusing headlines: A countercultural but vital resolution for the new year

on January 1, 2020, 7:25 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison We’ve all seen confusing newspaper headlines. Some of my favorites are: “Kids Make Nutritious Snacks” “Juvenile Court to Try Shooting Defendant” “Complaints About NBA Referees Growing Ugly” “2 Sisters Reunited after 18 Years at Checkout Counter” “Hospitals Are Sued by 7 Foot Doctors” “Lack of Brains Hinders Research.” Now we’ve stepped into a day that is […]

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The FBI Tragedy: Elites above the Law

The FBI Tragedy: Elites above the Law

on January 1, 2020, 7:23 AM / in Opinion

After decades in the FBI, the top brass came to believe they could flout the law and pursue their own political agendas. One of the media and beltway orthodoxies we constantly hear is that just a few bad apples under James Comey at the FBI explain why so many FBI elites have been fired, resigned, reassigned, demoted, or retired — […]

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US Contractors Accused of Funding Taliban Attacks Against American Troops

US Contractors Accused of Funding Taliban Attacks Against American Troops

on January 1, 2020, 7:19 AM / in National News

By TIM RYAN  |  Courtroom News Service WASHINGTON (CN) — Nearly 400 people who were either wounded while serving in the U.S. military in Afghanistan or are family members of service members who died in the conflict sued a group of companies on Friday they say helped fund attacks against Americans by making protection payments to the Taliban. “Defendants supported […]

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First the Cake-Bakers, then Sandwich-Makers, then Bell-Ringers. Who’s Next?

First the Cake-Bakers, then Sandwich-Makers, then Bell-Ringers. Who’s Next?

on January 1, 2020, 7:13 AM / in Opinion

by Peter Heck |  The Resurgent This year as I settled in to watch my annual 33 seconds of “Dick Clark’s New Years Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest” – that’s the amount of time it takes for me to realize that it’s only fair to the coming year not to make it start with the procession of “special guests and […]

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Jackson Police investigate an early morning shooting in the area of Lawrence Switch Rd. and Conalco Drive.

on January 1, 2020, 7:07 AM / in Local News

Jackson Police continue to investigate an early morning shooting that occurred in the area of Lawrence Switch Road and Conalco Drive. At approximately 9:50 a.m this date, December 31st, Jackson Police responded to the area of Lawrence Switch Road and Conalco Drive for a report of a shooting incident.  Preliminary investigation indicates the initial incident was a robbery that occurred […]

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Jackson Police continue investigating a shooting that occurred at a local Sonic.

Jackson Police continue investigating a shooting that occurred at a local Sonic.

on January 1, 2020, 7:04 AM / in Local News

Investigators with the Jackson Police Department continue to investigate a shooting that occurred at 112 W. University Parkway, Sonic. On December 28th 2019 at 5:00 PM, officers of the Jackson Police Department responded to a shooting on the parking lot of Sonic Drive-In located at 112 W. University Parkway.  Preliminary investigations indicate the shooting occurred during a drug deal; the drug […]

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Our New Year Wish

Our New Year Wish

on January 1, 2020, 6:25 AM / in People, Religion

Its been a couple of weeks since I had finished reading through my father in law’s Bible during my not so daily devotion and looked in my library for another Bible edition to use. I found a King James version that had been on my book shelves for many years, one that I had occasionally used for study. The other morning as […]

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SO YOU THINK YOU KNOW EVERYTHING?

on January 1, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories

A dime has 118 ridges around the edge. A cat has 32 muscles in each ear. A crocodile cannot stick out its tongue. A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours. A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds. A “jiffy” is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second. A shark is the only fish […]

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A Giant Block of Cheese and Separation of Church and State

A Giant Block of Cheese and Separation of Church and State

on January 1, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

January 1, 1802, the people of Cheshire, Massachusetts, sent a giant block of cheese to President Thomas Jefferson, being presented by the famous Baptist preacher, John Leland. John Leland was then invited to preach to the U.S. Congress and the President in the Capitol – the subject of his talk being “separation of church and state.” Baptists had been particularly […]

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Why Christmas Needs To Last Until 6 January If You’re A Christian

on January 1, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

by Katherine Coble  |  Just Another Pretty Face It’s New Year’s Day.  That means that most of us are going to take  down the trees and the lights and the dancing snowmen (that should all be destroyed anyway).   We’re going to start depriving ourselves of food and rest, pushing our bodies into new activities, despite the fact that we are […]

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Look Both Ways

Look Both Ways

on January 1, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Moses My servant is dead. Now therefore, arise. —Joshua 1:2 During our church’s annual New Year’s Eve Communion service, we say this prayer together: “Father, we surrender this past year and give it up to You. We give You our failures, our regrets, and our disappointments, for we have no more use for them. Make us now a new people, […]

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MICE IN THE CHURCH

MICE IN THE CHURCH

on January 1, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Three preachers were having lunch together at a diner. The first preacher said, “Ya know, since summer started I’ve been having trouble with mice in my church. I’ve tried everything–noise, spray, cats–nothing seems to scare them away. The second preacher then said “Yea, me too. I’ve got hundreds living in the basement of the church. I’ve set traps and even […]

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