Archive for June 11th, 2020

The Card is Being Played…

The Card is Being Played…

on June 11, 2020, 9:29 AM / in People
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Biblical Principles for Political Engagement

on June 11, 2020, 9:15 AM / in Religion

We live in a time of acute political polarization, exacerbated every election cycle by a 24-hour barrage of candidate advertisements on every communication platform. Unfortunately, the toxic tone and extremely partisan nature of our political system discourage many Christians from studying what the Bible teaches about government and considering how faith should inform one’s view of politics. Thus, it is […]

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John MacArthur Is Wrong: Don’t Wait For Permission to Reopen Church

John MacArthur Is Wrong: Don’t Wait For Permission to Reopen Church

on June 11, 2020, 9:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

Pastor John MacArthur says we can’t reopen church because Christians aren’t being ‘persecuted’ by health orders. But what about God’s commands for us? After President Trump declared houses of worship to be “essential” last month, Christian evangelist and pastor John MacArthur joyfully announced that full, normal services would resume at his Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California. “In the […]

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A new report indicates that the Trump administration may pursue oil and gas drilling

A new report indicates that the Trump administration may pursue oil and gas drilling

on June 11, 2020, 8:57 AM / in National News

A new report indicates that the Trump administration may pursue oil and gas drilling off the coast of Florida after the presidential election this November, though officials are pushing back on the story. Four sources told Politico about the reported plans, mentioning that the administration is waiting because of how unpopular offshore drilling is in the state. Two of the sources cited […]

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Trump rejects scrapping Confederate names from Army bases

on June 11, 2020, 8:51 AM / in National News

Story By Rebecca Kheel President Trump has put the kibosh on the Army’s nascent consideration of renaming bases that are named after Confederate military officers. In a series of tweets, Trump said he would “not even consider” renaming the bases and argued they have become part of U.S. history that should not be “tampered with.” “These Monumental and very Powerful […]

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Antifa Releases List of Demands After Taking Over 6 Square Block Section in Seattle and Setting Up Armed Security Watch — List Includes Reparations and Ending Police Dept.

on June 11, 2020, 8:31 AM / in State News

By Jim Hoft  |  Gateway Pundit As we reported yesterday — Antifa domestic terrorists set up an “autonomous zone” in six square blocks in Seattle over the weekend. The antifa terrorists are advocating for “folks with firearms” to take shifts defending the barricades. The Antifa group set up barricades at the border and certain areas for dining and public speech. Andy Ngo reported […]

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Amazon temporarily bars police from using its facial recognition software

Amazon temporarily bars police from using its facial recognition software

on June 11, 2020, 8:21 AM / in National News

Amazon on Wednesday announced that it was banning police use of its facial recognition software for one year. The online retail giant made the move as tech companies face pressure to respond to the rising calls for police reform following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody. “We’ve advocated that governments should put in place stronger regulations to […]

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Why to Stop Watching NASCAR: NASCAR bans display of Confederate flag

on June 11, 2020, 8:18 AM / in Sports

NASCAR on Wednesday said it would ban the display of the Confederate flag at its races and tracks, effective immediately. The auto racing organization released the statement after more than two weeks of nationwide protests against police brutality and racial injustice touched off by the killing of an unarmed and handcuffed black man, George Floyd, in Minneapolis police custody. The […]

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Fed projects unemployment will fall to 9.3 percent by year’s end

on June 11, 2020, 8:03 AM / in National News

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday projected the U.S. unemployment rate will fall to 9.3 percent by the end of the year. The Fed is anticipating a 6.5 percent unemployment rate by the end of 2021. May’s jobs report showed the unemployment rate unexpectedly declined to 13.3 percent from 14.7 percent as states reopened, despite expectations that it would climb to […]

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Trump opposes renaming bases named after Confederate generals

Trump opposes renaming bases named after Confederate generals

on June 11, 2020, 7:57 AM / in National News

President Trump on Wednesday rejected calls to rename U.S. military bases named after Confederate generals, a demand that has picked up steam as protests against racial injustice grow around the nation. “Our history as the Greatest Nation in the World will not be tampered with,” Trump tweeted. Civil rights activists, with the support of some former military officials, are pressuring […]

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HBO removes Gone with the Wind: How to approach media with purpose rather than fear

HBO removes Gone with the Wind: How to approach media with purpose rather than fear

on June 11, 2020, 7:52 AM / in Religion

by Ryan Denison HBO Max recently announced that they would temporarily remove Gone with the Wind from its offerings in response to recent backlash over its portrayal of life in the antebellum South. The film, despite its status as a classic, has also served as a lightning rod for accusations of ignoring the evils of slavery and glorifying racial discrimination. A spokesperson […]

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Old tradition v Covid-19: Chechen leader Kadyrov provides money for 207 prospective grooms to pay for their wives

Old tradition v Covid-19: Chechen leader Kadyrov provides money for 207 prospective grooms to pay for their wives

on June 11, 2020, 7:48 AM / in International News

By Jonny Tickle |  RT As world governments plan financial relief to expedite the economic recovery after Covid-19, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov is wedded to an unusual aid initiative. Chechnya is helping cash-strapped grooms to pay for their brides. According to a press release from the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Chechnya, Kadyrov will provide fiscal support to 207 grooms […]

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TRUMP TO CLUELESS DEM GOVERNOR: ‘TAKE SEATTLE BACK FROM DOMESTIC TERRORISTS OR I WILL’

on June 11, 2020, 7:38 AM / in National News, State News

Democratic Gov. Inslee doesn’t even know his city is under siege President Trump issued a demand for Democratic controlled Seattle to be brought back under order immediately, as Antifa anarchists claimed control of a six-block zone and a police station. “Radical Left Governor [of Washington, Jay Inslee] and the Mayor of Seattle are being taunted and played at a level that our […]

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Senate Republicans Want to Work With Democrats on “Police Reform”

Senate Republicans Want to Work With Democrats on “Police Reform”

on June 11, 2020, 7:27 AM / in National News, Opinion

Written by  Luis Miguel Is bipartisanship something to be lauded when it’s a bipartisan betrayal of the Constitution? Democrat and Republican leaders on the Senate Judiciary Committee appear to have found common ground on the issue of police reform as cities across the nation are rocked by protests, riots, and vandalism in response to the death of George Floyd. While Senate leadership from […]

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HBO Max Pulls “Gone With the Wind.” Paramount Cancels “Cops”

HBO Max Pulls “Gone With the Wind.” Paramount Cancels “Cops”

on June 11, 2020, 7:21 AM / in National News

Written by  R. Cort Kirkwood In yet another surrender to the iconoclastic madness of the Floyd Riots and false narrative of “systemic racism,” HBO Max has pulled Gone With the Wind from its movie lineup, and the Paramount Network has canceled Cops, the widely popular long-running reality show that follows the adventures of municipal police. HBO’s move came after black movie director John Ridley demanded the […]

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IDPA Shoot Sunday June 14th at 2:00 PM

on June 11, 2020, 7:15 AM / in Local News

YEAH BABY, THE SHOOT IS ON!! Don’t forget the IDPA shoot scheduled for this Sunday at the Tennessee Sports Foundation – 3583 Riverside Drive, Jackson. Try to come 30 minutes early to help set up the course of fire. Bring 100 rounds and you will have plenty.  We WILL NOT wear a cover garment. Make sure to always check here […]

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HJR 809 defeated!

on June 11, 2020, 7:08 AM / in State News

HJR 809 calling for an article V convention has failed; but we must not stop now as Tennessee already has a con-con application filed from past attempts. We must now focus on those who denied this resolution and get them to bring about efforts to rescind the live BBA amendment that also calls for a con-con. Below is the information […]

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June 11th in History

June 11th in History

on June 11, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

June 11 is the 162nd day of the year (163rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 203 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Barnabas the Apostle Bartholomew the Apostle (Eastern Christianity) Blessed Ignatius Maloyan (Armenian Catholic Church) Paula Frassinetti June 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) American Evacuation Day (Libya) Birthday of Prince […]

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THE GREAT COMMISSION?

on June 11, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

Note: As Christians, we find this point of view difficult to believe especially since the apostles themselves, those closest to Christ, stepped beyond the word of Christ.  By Thomas A. Ventimiglia ICONOCLAST “Am I therefore become your enemy because I tell you the truth?” Galatians 4:16. There is not a single thing you or I can contribute toward our own […]

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Safety Net

Safety Net

on June 11, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.Matthew 5:48 For years I thought of the Sermon on the Mount (Matt. 5–7) as a blueprint for human behavior, a standard no one could possibly meet. How could I have missed the true meaning? Jesus spoke these words not to frustrate us, but to tell us what God is like. Why should […]

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