Archive for February 19th, 2020

New Speak

on February 19, 2020, 9:08 AM / in History

“Need” now means wanting someone else’s money.  “Greed” means wanting to keep your own.  “Compassion” is when a politician arranges the transfer. Joseph Sobran

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SOROS INVOLVED IN UKRAINE: SURPRISED?

on February 19, 2020, 9:03 AM / in National News

George Soros and his Open Society Foundations is an ultra-Liberal devoted to the idea of Globalism.  Globalism is the belief that the whole world would be better off with no borders and run by a one-world government that would use Communism as its form of governance.  Because Globalists favor the dissolution of all governments and borders into a New World Order […]

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Ernst endorses bipartisan Grassley-Wyden bill to lower drug prices

Ernst endorses bipartisan Grassley-Wyden bill to lower drug prices

on February 19, 2020, 9:02 AM / in National News

Some new momentum for the Grassley-Wyden drug pricing bill: Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) on Tuesday announced her support. Why it matters: Sen. Martha McSally (R-Ariz.), who also faces a tough campaign this year, endorsed the bill last week, meaning with Ernst there are now two GOP senators in competitive races endorsing the bill, helping to lend some energy to the […]

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The ‘leaning tower of Dallas’ and Dwyane Wade on his child’s gender: When ‘sacred’ rights became ‘self-evident’

The ‘leaning tower of Dallas’ and Dwyane Wade on his child’s gender: When ‘sacred’ rights became ‘self-evident’

on February 19, 2020, 8:41 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison The “Leaning Tower of Dallas” has made national news. Developers imploded an eleven-story building in our city Sunday morning to make way for a $2.5 billion development project, but nearly three hundred pounds of dynamite couldn’t finish the job. The middle core is still standing, though it is thirty-five feet shorter and listing at fifteen degrees. It will […]

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Amy Klobuchar, Anti on the 2nd Amendment

on February 19, 2020, 8:35 AM / in National News, Opinion

With the Nevada Caucus this weekend, we’re continuing our series of Democratic candidates and their anti-gun positions. Today I wanted to share Amy Klobuchar’s anti-gun agenda. While NVFAC PAC is a state PAC and we don’t get involved in federal elections, these will be the people setting the tone for the anti-firearms policies we will be opposing in this election and […]

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Judge says Stone sentencing to proceed Thursday as scheduled

Judge says Stone sentencing to proceed Thursday as scheduled

on February 19, 2020, 8:30 AM / in National News

U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson (appointed by ‎Barack Obama) confirmed Tuesday that Roger Stone’s sentencing hearing would be held Thursday as scheduled, despite President Trump’s call for a delay. Trump said that recently discovered tweets by the jury forewoman suggested “significant bias.” Trump also has repeatedly attacked Jackson’s handling of the case, but Jackson said any further delay in Stone’s […]

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Sanders Takes The Lead

Sanders Takes The Lead

on February 19, 2020, 8:25 AM / in National News

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has taken a double-digit lead over his nearest rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination, according to an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll released Tuesday. Sanders was backed by 27 percent of the Democratic primary voters surveyed, trailed by Vice President Joe Biden with 15 percent. Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg and Sen. Elizabeth Warren […]

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Trump grants clemency to Blagojevich, Milken, Kerik

Trump grants clemency to Blagojevich, Milken, Kerik

on February 19, 2020, 8:24 AM / in National News

President Trump granted clemency to seven high-profile white-collar individuals on Tuesday. Trump commuted former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s 14-year prison sentence for corruption, calling the length of the term “ridiculous.” Trump also pardoned former New York Police commissioner Bernie Kerik, convicted of tax fraud; financier Michael Milken, who served two years for insider trading; and former San Francisco 49ers owner […]

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Friedan’s Mission

on February 19, 2020, 8:20 AM / in History

Good morning. It’s Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. This morning we have a thoughtful review of a new book by a refreshingly nonpartisan political voice. The review is by Morton Kondracke, a shining light in American journalism for more than 50 years. The uplifting voice belongs to Neal Simon, who ran for a Senate seat in Maryland in 2018 as an […]

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Press Release, United Methodist Conference

on February 19, 2020, 8:17 AM / in Local News, Religion

The United Methodist Church released the following, we highlighted a couple of important parts: 2020 LENTEN HUNGER OFFERING Assorted, ready-to-use promotional materials help churches & others participate in Memphis Conference campaign that begins Feb. 26 | DETAILS Clergy Taxes Feb. 17 is date for one-hour online training session | DETAILS Race Conversation Native American Resource Day Summer 2020 Staff March 31 is deadline for college-age […]

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Obama Judge in California Rules Against Gig Economy

Obama Judge in California Rules Against Gig Economy

on February 19, 2020, 8:09 AM / in National News

The ruling denying injunctive relief to Uber and Postmates and their drivers from California’s onerous, and likely unconstitutional, law AB 5 by Obama-appointed judge Dolly Gee last week illustrates why such judges holding for unions and the state need to be replaced. The bill was supported by unions and the state of California for obvious reasons. The unions hated the competition, […]

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Farming Does Not Take Much Smarts, According to Bloomberg

Farming Does Not Take Much Smarts, According to Bloomberg

on February 19, 2020, 8:02 AM / in National News

Written by  Steve Byas In 1896, in his famous “Cross of Gold” speech at the Democratic National Convention, William Jennings Bryan said of those who considered the cities more important than the farms, “Burn down your cities, and leave our farms, and your cities will spring up again, as if by magic. But destroy our farms and the grass will grow […]

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Madison Co. joins public-private partnership, but votes against tax increase to fund a new Pope

on February 19, 2020, 7:48 AM / in Local News, Opinion

Adam Friedman’s article in The Jackson Sun stated that the Madison County Commission voted on three important items: The Madison County Commission will join the public-private partnership to build a renovated Jackson Central-Merry but voted against a tax increase that would fund a new Pope Elementary School. The commission made three significant votes on Tuesday: A vote on the public-private partnership, which […]

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The Voice of Faith

The Voice of Faith

on February 19, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Though the fig tree does not bud . . . yet I will rejoice in the Lord.  Habakkuk 3:17-18 The news was numbing. The tears came so quickly that she couldn’t fight them. Her mind raced with questions, and fear threatened to overwhelm her. Life had been going along so well, when it was abruptly interrupted and forever changed without […]

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February 19th in History

February 19th in History

on February 19, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

February 19 is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 315 days remaining until the end of the year (316 in leap years). Holidays Armed Forces Day (Mexico) Birthday of Shivaji or Shivaji Jayanti (Maharashtra, India) Christian Feast Day: Barbatus of Benevento Conrad of Piacenza February 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Commemoration of Bulgaria’s Apostle of […]

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Serving With Limitations

Serving With Limitations

on February 19, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness. —2 Corinthians 12:9 When he was not yet 4 years old, Itzhak Perlman was stricken by polio, making him unable to use his legs. But he compensated for that loss by devoting himself to his violin. In the years that followed, he delighted multitudes of people […]

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Quote for Today February 19th

Quote for Today February 19th

on February 19, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Democracy passes into despotism. Plato Plato was a philosopher, as well as mathematician, in Classical Greece. He is considered an essential figure in the development of philosophy, especially the Western tradition, and he founded the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. Along with Socrates and his most famous student, Aristotle, Plato laid the […]

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Brougham Castle

Brougham Castle

on February 19, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

Brougham Castle, founded by Robert de Vieuxpont in the early 13th century, is south-east of Penrith, Cumbria, England, on the site of Brocavum, a Roman fort. The castle is scheduled as an Ancient Monument, along with the fort, as “Brougham Roman fort and Brougham Castle”. The Vieuxponts were a powerful land-owning family in North West England and also owned the […]

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