Archive for February 7th, 2020

February 13, 2020 TFA Meeting – Chip Holland Speaker

February 13, 2020 TFA Meeting – Chip Holland Speaker

on February 7, 2020, 7:12 AM / in Announcements

The West TN Regional Chapter of the TFA will hold its February stated meeting Thursday the 13th at Brooks Shaw Old Country Store, located in the Casey Jones Village, Jackson, TN. Our room will be available at 5:30 p.m. for those who wish to share a meal and fellowship.   There will be a short legislative update at 6:45 p.m. and our speaker will […]

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‘I am Spartacus!’: The death of Kirk Douglas and three steps to national healing

‘I am Spartacus!’: The death of Kirk Douglas and three steps to national healing

on February 7, 2020, 7:06 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison Kirk Douglas died Wednesday at the age of 103. He was born Issur Danielovitch on December 9, 1916, in Amsterdam, New York. He changed his name to Kirk Douglas before entering the US Navy during World War II. He was the only son of seven children born to illiterate Russian immigrants. In his autobiography, he reported that his […]

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An Appeal To My Preterist, Postmillennialist, Amillennialist, Reformed & Premillennial Historicist Brethren

on February 7, 2020, 7:02 AM / in Opinion

Before I get to the main point: This column was written before the vote in the Senate to acquit Donald Trump of corruption charges took place—but it doesn’t matter. The verdict to acquit was made before the “trial” ever began. And as for the so-called State of the Union Address, I haven’t paid much attention to this carnival act in […]

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WATCH: Buttigieg won’t condemn infanticide, late-term abortion

WATCH: Buttigieg won’t condemn infanticide, late-term abortion

on February 7, 2020, 7:00 AM / in National News

(LifeSiteNews) – Former South Bend, Indiana mayor and Democrat presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg stood by his claim that the Bible can be interpreted to allow abortion Thursday, while refusing yet again to draw the line at late-term abortion or condemn infanticide. Buttigieg appeared on the left-wing talk show The View, where lone Republican host Meghan McCain pressed him on his September claim that […]

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Are the Bells Tolling for Amy, Liz & Joe?

Are the Bells Tolling for Amy, Liz & Joe?

on February 7, 2020, 6:58 AM / in Opinion

If Sanders, with cash on hand unmatched by any rival, save billionaire Bloomberg, wins the Granite State, he becomes the progressives’ champion over rival Elizabeth Warren and is in the race all the way to the convention. By the end of February, the race for the Democratic nomination may have come down to a choice of one of three white […]

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WOULD YOU WANT HILLARY AS YOUR VP?

on February 7, 2020, 6:54 AM / in Opinion

I just saw a headline on Fox news that claims Hillary might consider running as a vice presidential candidate, presumably on the ticket of the winner of the Democrat nomination.  I thought about that for a moment and busted up laughing! Consider this:  Bernie and Biden are fossils who could drop dead any day.  If either one got the nomination, Hillary could […]

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Trump administration finalizes plan to open once protected land for business

on February 7, 2020, 6:44 AM / in National News

The Interior Department on Thursday finalized plans to allow drilling, mining, and grazing in parts of southern Utah once protected in the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments. President Trump two years ago sharply reduced the size of the monuments, angering tribal groups and conservationists. The proposal to open the land for business is expected to energize a legal […]

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White House says regional Al Qaeda leader killed in Yemen

on February 7, 2020, 6:29 AM / in National News

The White House announced on Thursday evening that the leader and co-founder of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, Qassim al-Rimi, was killed last month during a counterterrorism operation in Yemen. Formed in 2009, AQAP was based in Yemen, and claimed responsibility for last year’s shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola, where a Saudi aviation trainee killed three American sailors. […]

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Key Republican senators ask Secret Service for Hunter Biden travel records

on February 7, 2020, 6:27 AM / in National News

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) on Thursday asked the Secret Service director for travel records for Hunter Biden when his father, Joe Biden, was vice president. Grassley, who is chair of the Senate Finance Committee, and Johnson, who runs the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, said in a letter to Secret Service Director James Murray […]

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Chinese doctor who warned others of Wuhan coronavirus dies

Chinese doctor who warned others of Wuhan coronavirus dies

on February 7, 2020, 6:22 AM / in People

Dr. Li Wenliang, the Chinese ophthalmologist who first sounded the alarm about the coronavirus outbreak in the central China city of Wuhan, died early Friday. In late December, the 34-year-old doctor wrote a message to his medical school classmates, letting them know he was quarantined in a hospital with seven people suffering from a mystery illness. In the middle of […]

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Trump slams opponents during normally bipartisan prayer breakfast

Trump slams opponents during normally bipartisan prayer breakfast

on February 7, 2020, 6:19 AM / in National News

President Trump rejected the traditional bipartisanship of the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday and lashed out at his political opponents, calling them “very dishonest and corrupt people” for trying to impeach him for allegedly abusing his power. On the day after his Senate acquittal, Trump appeared to single out Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah), who was the only Republican to vote […]

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DNC chair urges recanvassing by Iowa Democratic Party after messy caucuses

on February 7, 2020, 6:16 AM / in National News, State News

Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez on Thursday called on the Iowa Democratic Party to “begin a recanvass” of the results of Monday’s Iowa caucuses. Democrats had hoped the count would be complete Thursday, but inaccuracies continued to surface. “Enough is enough,” Perez said. With nearly all of the returns calculated, former South Bend, Indiana, mayor Pete Buttigieg and Sen. […]

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“America needs God more than God needs America,” Reagan stated, “If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a Nation gone under.”

“America needs God more than God needs America,” Reagan stated, “If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a Nation gone under.”

on February 7, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

Ronald Reagan was born FEBRUARY 6, 1911. A graduate of Eureka College, IL, 1932, he worked as a life guard and then announced for radio stations in Iowa. He became a sports announcer for Chicago Cubs baseball games and traveled with the team. While with the Cubs in California, Ronald Reagan auditioned with Warner Brothers, landing a contract doing “B […]

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The Good News

on February 7, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

When the fullness of the time had come, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the law. — Galatians 4:4 After studying the behavior of thousands of cell-phone users, James Katz, a professor of communication at Rutgers University, has concluded that the cell phone has changed the nature of the way we think of time. Researchers […]

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Quote for Today

on February 7, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

“The ingredients which constitute energy in the Executive are, first, unity…” Alexander Hamilton in Federalist No. 70

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“I am a black, dyed in the wool Republican,” wrote Frederick Douglass, “and I never intend to belong to any other party than the party of freedom.”

“I am a black, dyed in the wool Republican,” wrote Frederick Douglass, “and I never intend to belong to any other party than the party of freedom.”

on February 7, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Frederick Douglass was born Frederick “Baily” on a Maryland plantation around FEBRUARY 7, 1817, though no accurate records exist, as he was a slave. He later chose the birth date of February 14 as he remembered his mother calling him her “little valentine.” He never saw his mother in the daylight, as he was separated from her as an infant. He […]

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Johnson Creek (Willamette River)

Johnson Creek (Willamette River)

on February 7, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

Johnson Creek is a 25-mile (40 km) tributary of the Willamette River in the Portland metropolitan area of the U.S. state of Oregon. Part of the drainage basin of the Columbia River, its watershed covers 54 square miles (140 km2) of mostly urban land occupied by about 180,000 people. The creek flows generally west from the foothills of the Cascade Range through sediments […]

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The Factory of Sadness

The Factory of Sadness

on February 7, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

[God] will wipe every tear from their eyes.  Revelation 21:4 As a lifelong Cleveland Browns football fan, I grew up knowing my share of disappointment. Despite being one of only four teams to have never appeared in a Super Bowl championship game, the Browns have a loyal fan base that sticks with the team year in and year out. But […]

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February 7th in History

February 7th in History

on February 7, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 327 days remaining until the end of the year (328 in leap years). Holidays Christian feast day: Richard the Pilgrim Blessed Eugénie Smet Blessed Pope Pius IX Chrysolius Egidio Maria of Saint Joseph Colette of Corbie February 7 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) New Martyrs and Confessors of the Russian […]

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