Archive for February 26th, 2020

2nd Amendment Rally at Tennessee Legislature

on February 26, 2020, 9:57 AM / in Announcements

March 10, 2020 The 2nd Amendment Rally at the Tennessee Legislature is set for March 10, 2020. It will start by 9:00 am in the old Supreme Court Chambers in the state capitol (a gun free zone). [NOTE: If weather permits and attendance calls for it, this portion of the event may be moved outside to capitol grounds on the […]

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A Fight Over Coal and Water Disrupts Georgia’s Legislature

A Fight Over Coal and Water Disrupts Georgia’s Legislature

on February 26, 2020, 9:55 AM / in Opinion, State News

By Erick-Woods Erickson Lake Juliette is a peaceful part of the state. About fifteen minutes from my house, I take my kayak out regularly to paddle the water. There are no fast boats on the placid water. It is mostly people practicing scuba diving, fishermen, and kayakers like me. Looming in the back of the lake is one of the […]

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BIDEN: CRAZY LIKE A FOX?

BIDEN: CRAZY LIKE A FOX?

on February 26, 2020, 9:51 AM / in Opinion

Former Vice President Joe Biden knows very well that his candidacy is on the rocks.  He also knows he’s facing very serious charges of corruption and using his office for personal benefit when he arranged to have his son, Hunter, take a ridiculously high-paying and undeserved position on the Board of the very corrupt Ukraine energy company, Burisma Holdings. But […]

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Three more days until the South Carolina primary … six more days until Super Tuesday … 251 days until Election Day!

on February 26, 2020, 9:49 AM / in National News

by Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver Democratic presidential aspirants in South Carolina on Tuesday accused front-runner Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) of being a radical risk who could set back the nation’s fortunes for years to come if he’s the party’s nominee. But during the final debate before more than a dozen states vote over the next week, Sanders calmly pushed […]

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Whitney Houston going on holographic tour: The Democratic debate, the coronavirus, and the one true hope for humanity

Whitney Houston going on holographic tour: The Democratic debate, the coronavirus, and the one true hope for humanity

on February 26, 2020, 9:45 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison Whitney Houston is going on tour. According to Guinness World Records, Houston is the most honored female singer of all time, with more than four hundred awards. Most of us can play some of her iconic songs in our minds right now. Her death in 2012 at the age of forty-eight was tragic. Her estate is now […]

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U.S. soldier in South Korea tests positive for coronavirus

on February 26, 2020, 9:40 AM / in International News

A 23-year-old American soldier based in South Korea has tested positive for the coronavirus, COVID-19, the U.S. military announced Tuesday. The soldier, stationed at Camp Carroll in Waegwan, is the first U.S. service member to be infected with the virus. He is under quarantine at his home, which is off the base. There are 1,146 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in […]

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Supreme Court rules against Mexican family in cross-border shooting case

Supreme Court rules against Mexican family in cross-border shooting case

on February 26, 2020, 9:38 AM / in National News

The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on Tuesday that the family of a Mexican teen fatally shot by a U.S. Border Patrol agent from across the U.S.-Mexico border can’t sue for damages. Justice Samuel Alito wrote in the conservative majority’s opinion that the 15-year-old, Sergio Adrian Hernandez Guereca, was not covered by constitutional protection against the use of excessive force because […]

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Iranian deputy health minister infected with coronavirus

Iranian deputy health minister infected with coronavirus

on February 26, 2020, 9:34 AM / in International News

Iran’s deputy health minister, Iraj Harirchi, said Tuesday that he had tested positive for the coronavirus and placed himself under quarantine. Harirchi held a news conference a day earlier and appeared unwell as he said severe measures to isolate people with the virus were not necessary even though the virus was spreading in the shrine city of Qom. In a […]

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Democratic rivals go after frontrunner Sanders in chaotic debate

Democratic rivals go after frontrunner Sanders in chaotic debate

on February 26, 2020, 9:31 AM / in National News

Several rival Democratic presidential candidates criticized Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in a chaotic debate Tuesday night in Charleston, South Carolina, trying to chip away at his momentum ahead of the state’s Saturday primary and next week’s Super Tuesday. Billionaire former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said nominating Sanders would be a “catastrophe,” because Republicans would have a field day attacking […]

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CDC: ‘Disruption’ from coronavirus outbreak will reach U.S

on February 26, 2020, 9:29 AM / in National News

U.S. citizens should prepare for “disruption” from the coronavirus outbreak to spread to American cities, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Tuesday. “It’s not so much of a question of if this will happen in this country any more but a question of when this will happen,” said Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of the National Center for Immunization […]

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Jackson City Council approves the partnership for a new Madison Academic and JCM

on February 26, 2020, 9:26 AM / in Local News, Opinion

In an article by Adam Friedman of the Jackson Sun: The Jackson City Council approved the public-private partnership to build a new Madison Academic and Jackson Central-Merry high schools. The city council voted 5-3 to approve the deal, with an amendment that the city will hire its own representative on the project to work with the project’s developer — Healthy Community, LCC — to make […]

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Jackson Police conduct controlled test fire for new Shotspotter System.

on February 26, 2020, 8:36 AM / in Local News

Today, February 25th, between the hours 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., the Jackson Police Department conducted controlled gunfire in the areas of Westwood and Forrest Avenue.  These test fires were for the implementation of a new Shotspotter System.  These shots were fired into a mobile apparatus that was developed to ensure the safety of the officers and the citizens in […]

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‘It’s a New Day in Mississippi’ as 8 Elected State Officials Announce Party Switch, Join GOP

on February 26, 2020, 8:34 AM / in State News

WLBT3 reports that the Mississippi Republican Party welcomed eight new members into their fold last week, six of whom had been Democrats and two, Independents. Each of these officials were elected in the most recent election cycle. Mississippi Republican Party Chairman Lucien Smith suspects they won’t be the last. He told WLBT, “We have had a relentless focus on switching conservative Democrats over to the Republican party. […]

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Trump Moves Forward With New Rule: No Green Cards for Welfare Users

Trump Moves Forward With New Rule: No Green Cards for Welfare Users

on February 26, 2020, 7:43 AM / in National News

Written by  Luis Miguel The Trump administration is moving forward with implementation of its “public charge” rule, which restricts issuance of green cards for immigrants who would be dependent on government welfare upon receiving permanent resident status. Democrats have opposed the rule, but officials maintain it is a necessary step to protect American taxpayers. “It’s consistent with our law for over 140 years, […]

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National Debt Is $122 Trillion, Not $23 Trillion, Says Non-profit Group

National Debt Is $122 Trillion, Not $23 Trillion, Says Non-profit Group

on February 26, 2020, 7:39 AM / in National News

When Epoch Times’ Mark Tapscott checked the U.S. Treasury’s “Debt to the Penny” website on Monday, he reported that the U.S. national debt just ticked over to $23.3 trillion. That’s four times what it was 20 years ago. Tapscott then checked in with the Chicago-based nonprofit advocacy group Truth in Accounting (TIA) to get a more accurate reading. Said Bill Bergman, the group’s director […]

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When guns were sold in catalogs (Sears And Montgomery  Wards)

When guns were sold in catalogs (Sears And Montgomery Wards)

on February 26, 2020, 6:10 AM / in History, Opinion

I am watching Mark Levin’s new show on Fox right now and he has Walter Williams as his guest.  They are talking about the push to grab our guns and the limitations to buying them.  Williams brought up the topic of hos we could buy guns and ammo out of the Sear Catalog not all that many years ago.  So […]

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How to Grow Old

How to Grow Old

on February 26, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I will sustain you and I will rescue you.   Isaiah 46:4 “How are you today, Mama?” I asked casually. My 84-year-old friend, pointing to aches and pains in her joints, whispered, “Old age is tough!” Then she added earnestly, “But God has been good to me.” “Growing old has been the greatest surprise of my life,” says Billy Graham in […]

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Stegoceras

Stegoceras

on February 26, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

Stegoceras, a pachycephalosaurid (dome-headed) dinosaur, lived in what is now North America during the Late Cretaceous period, about 77.5 to 74 million years ago. (This genus is unrelated to Stegosaurus, which lived more than 70 million years earlier.) Small and bipedal, Stegoceras was about 2 to 2.5 metres (6.6 to 8.2 ft) long and weighed around 10 to 40 kilograms (22 to 88 lb). It had a rigid vertebral column and a stiffened tail. The pelvic region […]

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February 26th in History

February 26th in History

on February 26, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

February 26 is the 57th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 308 days remaining until the end of the year (309 in leap years). Holidays Christian feast day: Alexander of Alexandria Emily Malbone Morgan (Episcopal Church (USA)) Isabelle of France Porphyry of Gaza February 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Day of Remembrance for Victims of Khojaly Massacre […]

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