Archive for August 10th, 2020

Marian Stephenson

Marian Stephenson

on August 10, 2020, 5:00 PM / in People

Marian Turner Stephenson, a long-time resident of Jackson, Tennessee and most recently Germantown, Tennessee, passed away on Saturday, the 25th of July at The Village at Germantown. Born in Rome, Georgia on August 14, 1930 and raised in both Atlanta, Georgia and Memphis, Tennessee, Marian attended both Lambuth College and Memphis State University, where she received a Bachelor of Science […]

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OUT OF SHADOWS

on August 10, 2020, 7:55 AM / in Opinion

Just finished watching this video (1:18 length) and I didn’t find much in it that was a surprise – I am sure many others will however.  I feel blessed that I never got caught up in the mind driving games of movies or politics.  For some reason I was blessed with an insight to things not many of my family […]

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MCRP August Meeting

MCRP August Meeting

on August 10, 2020, 7:54 AM / in Announcements

Chairman’s Corner Larry Lowrance The Madison County Republican Party  August Meeting Monday August 10th  11:30 a.m.  Rock’n Dough  Mayor Jimmy Harris will be our speaker. 

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Who should Joe Biden nominate for VP? Three biblical commitments we owe his selection

Who should Joe Biden nominate for VP? Three biblical commitments we owe his selection

on August 10, 2020, 7:50 AM / in Religion

Joe Biden is expected to announce his running mate this week. Reportedly, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) and Susan Rice, national security advisor to President Obama, are the top contenders. Either would make history as the first Black woman to be a vice-presidential candidate for a major party. Biden is reportedly also considering Rep. Karen Bass of California, Rep. Val Demings of Florida, Michigan Gov. […]

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Trump’s executive alternatives to proposed relief bill widely assailed. Negotiators anticipate legislative talks will resume.

on August 10, 2020, 7:42 AM / in National News

By Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver President Trump didn’t satisfy either party with his quartet of administrative and executive actions signed on Saturday and intended to fill a void created by Capitol Hill negotiators who have thus far failed to agree how to help millions of Americans who have no jobs, incomes or safety nets during a pandemic. On Sunday, […]

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California: Anti-Gun and Anti-Hunting Bills Continue to Move!

California: Anti-Gun and Anti-Hunting Bills Continue to Move!

on August 10, 2020, 7:38 AM / in State News

This week, the Legislature passed and the Governor signed SB 118, the budget trailer bill that includes an expansion of California’s “Assault Weapons Control Act” and expedites the effective date on firearm parts checks from 2024 to 2022. Additionally, various policy committees continued to push anti-gun and anti-hunting legislation through the process. Below, are bills scheduled to be considered next week. Use the […]

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Shipments Of 20,000 Fake IDs From China Seized By Feds Ahead Of Election

Shipments Of 20,000 Fake IDs From China Seized By Feds Ahead Of Election

on August 10, 2020, 7:32 AM / in International News, National News

by Tyler Durden With 85 days until the presidential election, fears are increasing that foreign adversaries, such as China, Russia, and Iran, could attempt to undermine the election. Foreign states, more specifically China, could use covert and overt measures to sway votes from President Trump. Already, there was an incident in June, when Chinese video app TikTok saw users band together and falsely reserve tickets for President Trump’s rally in […]

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Growth vs. Value

Growth vs. Value

on August 10, 2020, 7:23 AM / in National News

Non-Farm Payroll suggests that we are moving in the right direction US/China tensions, Stimulus tensions, Political Tensions all keeping a lid on Over the weekend, we learned that the US now has more than 5 mil virus cases – Let’s just say that the whole country is infected; wear a mask and work towards a cure – how’s that? Kamala […]

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Collin Morikawa wins PGA Championship

Collin Morikawa wins PGA Championship

on August 10, 2020, 7:11 AM / in Sports

Collin Morikawa won the 2020 PGA Championship Sunday in San Francisco, the 23-year-old golfer’s first career major title. In his second major tournament, and the first ever without spectators, Morikawa closed with a 6-under-64, giving him a two-shot victory over Paul Casey and Dustin Johnson. His weekend rounds of 65-64 were the lowest 36-hole weekend score in PGA Championship history, […]

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Amazon in talks to put fulfillment centers in Simon malls

on August 10, 2020, 7:07 AM / in National News

Amazon is negotiating with mall-owner Simon Property Group to transform empty department-store spaces into Amazon fulfillment centers, The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. The vacant stores include Sears and J.C. Penney locations that have been closed as malls struggle but online shopping surges during the coronavirus crisis. A deal would show that Simon, the nation’s biggest mall operator, is […]

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9 test positive at Georgia school where viral photo showed crowded halls

9 test positive at Georgia school where viral photo showed crowded halls

on August 10, 2020, 7:03 AM / in State News

Nine coronavirus cases have been reported at a Georgia high school that attracted national attention last week after a viral photo showed a hallway crowded with returning students, most of them without masks. North Paulding High School Principal Gabe Carmona wrote in a letter to parents that classes would be held remotely for two days after six students and three […]

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Lebanese police crack down as protests continue for 2nd day

on August 10, 2020, 6:55 AM / in International News

Anti-government protesters clashed with police in Lebanon for a second straight day on Sunday, venting anger over last week’s massive explosion at Beirut’s port and calling for top government leaders to resign. Two government ministers have stepped down in response to mounting complaints that the government did nothing to prevent the explosion of 2,700 tons of ammonium nitrate, which killed […]

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5.1-magnitude earthquake hits North Carolina

5.1-magnitude earthquake hits North Carolina

on August 10, 2020, 6:54 AM / in State News

A 5.1-magnitude earthquake struck two miles outside Sparta, North Carolina, on Sunday, near the state’s border with Virginia. The temblor shook buildings in Charlotte, Winston-Salem, and the mountains of western North Carolina, and it was felt in South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia as well. It was the most powerful quake to strike North Carolina since a 5.2-magnitude temblor hit in […]

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Media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under Hong Kong’s new national security law

Media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under Hong Kong’s new national security law

on August 10, 2020, 6:51 AM / in International News

Jimmy Lai, a 72-year-old media tycoon and activist who is a vocal critic of the Chinese Communist Party, was arrested early Monday, accused of colluding with foreign forces. This is a crime under Hong Kong’s new national security law that aims to stifle dissent, and anyone found guilty could receive life in prison. Lai’s company, Next Digital, publishes the Apple […]

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“Has Trump Gone into Hiding?…ANALYSIS / DE-CODE…”

on August 10, 2020, 6:37 AM / in Opinion

We are entering a very dangerous advanced phase of “The Storm.”….“This may be the last time you see me for a while.”…The green curtains drawn closed in every room of the White House represent the theatrical “green screens” which film makers use to create fake backgrounds…definitely the case with the “press conference” at “Bedminster.”…The 17 washing machines positioned directly behind […]

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Nancy Pelosi is in full panic mode over Trump’s coronavirus relief executive orders

Nancy Pelosi is in full panic mode over Trump’s coronavirus relief executive orders

on August 10, 2020, 6:33 AM / in National News

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) got the surprise of her life when President Trump announced on Saturday that he’s done with the fruitless back-and-forth with Democrat leadership over a coronavirus relief package. After Trump announced he is signing a series of executive orders to deliver desperately-needed relief to struggling taxpayers and businesses, Nancy Pelosi took to the airwaves to attempt […]

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Trump’s executive orders spark confusion; Democrats assail them as ‘unworkable’

on August 10, 2020, 6:18 AM / in National News

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s new executive actions to disburse coronavirus relief without Congress sparked confusion and frustration Sunday among businesses, Democrats and state officials, some of whom lamented the moves would not deliver the necessary relief to cash-strapped Americans. Trump’s directives were aimed at offering new unemployment benefits, protecting renters from eviction and postponing the payment of a federal […]

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Chicago to use social media to track tourists violating quarantine; city dismisses comparison to ‘Big Brother’

Chicago to use social media to track tourists violating quarantine; city dismisses comparison to ‘Big Brother’

on August 10, 2020, 6:15 AM / in State News

CHICAGO – On second thought, maybe you shouldn’t post that selfie. Chicago is doubling down on efforts to enforce its emergency coronavirus travel order, as officials will now be reviewing the social media posts of possible violators as the pandemic continues. Public health authorities shared the update during a news conference earlier this week, revealing that officials may check the social feeds […]

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Defying virus, thousands of motorcyclists flood into small US town

on August 10, 2020, 6:12 AM / in State News

Defying virus, thousands of motorcyclists flood into small US town Motorcyclists, some coming from hundreds of miles away, fill the streets of Sturgis, South Dakota, as part of a huge cycle rally Shrugging off the five million coronavirus cases now tallied on US soil, thousands of motorcyclists are converging this weekend on a small South Dakota town for what is […]

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Unmasking the Lies; Unleashing the Truth

on August 10, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Opinion

By Rob Pue It’s no secret that I am strongly opposed to the mandatory mask ordinances and so-called “mask laws” that have been sweeping the nation.  Even as the legitimate number of coronavirus cases has dropped substantially (less than 1% in most cases), more people than ever are now wearing masks everywhere they go — many voluntarily, and many being forced to.  In […]

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