Archive for October 17th, 2020

Stop Unconstitutional 25th Amendment Modification

on October 17, 2020, 8:05 AM / in National News, Opinion

Democrats in Congress are seeking to pass an unnecessary, partisan, and unconstitutional bill that would create a commission with the power to unseat the president of the United States if it deems him incompetent. On October 8, 2020, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.; 18% Freedom Index score) announced and endorsed H.R. 8548, titled the “Commission on Presidential Capacity […]

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WHY THE PUSH FOR A CASHLESS, WORLDWIDE SOCIETY?

on October 17, 2020, 8:04 AM / in Opinion

Socialists will never admit Socialism doesn’t work.  Instead, they always insist Socialism just hasn’t been applied correctly, so they keep coming back, time after time, and unless imprisoned or killed, they will never stop.  They see a cashless society as being immune to inflation because money under a cashless system doesn’t need to be printed; it is simply awarded via […]

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How Knoxville public radio got the White House coronavirus report Gov. Lee didn’t want to release

on October 17, 2020, 7:58 AM / in State News

Tennessee ranked fourth worst in the country for COVID-19 related deaths per 100,000, according to a White House report that Gov. Bill Lee didn’t want to release to the public. The report was obtained under public records laws by a Knoxville public radio station. The report took a circuitous path toward becoming public. The Center […] View the entire post: […]

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The News According to Thomas! Saturday, October 17, 2020

on October 17, 2020, 7:57 AM / in National News

Thomas Gallatin: Former WH Doc Says Biden’s Not Mentally Fit — The Patriot Post Sen. Dianne Feinstein faces liberal wrath after cordial exchange with Lindsey Graham – American Digest Louis DeBroux: Evangelicals for Biden Make a Mockery of Christian Faith — The Patriot Post China ‘reserves right to react’ if US interferes with Confucius Institute operations — RT World News […]

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Bonhoeffer — The Cost of Discipleship

Bonhoeffer — The Cost of Discipleship

on October 17, 2020, 7:02 AM / in History, Religion

Eric Metaxas is the author of four New York Times Best Sellers, including Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy. Named “Book of the Year” by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA), it has sold over one million copies in 19 languages. It is ranked #21 on Amazon’s Most Highlighted Books of all time. Host of the Eric Metaxas Show, a nationally-syndicated […]

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Pardon Power

on October 17, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, National News

Good morning, it’s Tuesday, October 17, 2017. A few discerning readers noticed that the two events I cited in yesterday’s note (the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake and an 1823 letter from James Monroe to Thomas Jefferson) actually occurred on today’s date, not October 16. Forgive me of that lapse. I was in San Francisco for the 1989 “Bay Bridge” World […]

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Do We Have To?

Do We Have To?

on October 17, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed. Luke 5:16 Joie started the children’s program with prayer, then sang with the kids. Six-year-old Emmanuel squirmed in his seat when she prayed again after introducing Aaron, the teacher. Then Aaron began and ended his talk with prayer. Emmanuel complained: “That’s four prayers! I can’t sit still that long!” If you think […]

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Some People Seem to Have it All

on October 17, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

As many of you know, I spend each Sunday morning listening and watching those preachers that I believe preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ – not the Social – Prosperity – many gods – denominational doctrine.  I switch back and forth between Daystar and TBN.  A few of them I watch twice as the schedules are set between the two […]

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Quote for Today

on October 17, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, People

God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into the nest. J. G. Holland Josiah Gilbert Holland (July 24, 1819 – October 12, 1881) was an American novelist and poet who also wrote under the pseudonym Timothy Titcomb. He helped to found and edit Scribner’s Monthly (afterwards the Century Magazine), in which appeared his novels, Arthur Bonnicastle, […]

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October 17th in History

October 17th in History

on October 17, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

October 17 is the 290th day of the year (291st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 75 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Andrew of Crete Catervus François-Isidore Gagelin (one of Vietnamese Martyrs) Ignatius of Antioch Marguerite Marie Alacoque (formerly) Rule of Andrew Richard Gwyn October 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) National […]

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FIVE SIMPLE RULES

FIVE SIMPLE RULES

on October 17, 2020, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

Remember the five simple rules to be happy: 1. Free your heart from hatred. 2. Free your mind from worries. 3. Live simply. 4. Give more. 5. Expect less.

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PERS: Nineveh or America –  Samson or Trump

PERS: Nineveh or America – Samson or Trump

on October 17, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

During the on going computer problems and then this recent 1 -2 punch storm we here in the Pacific Northwest have dealt with – I have had a lot of time to ponder upon some thoughts the Holy Spirit has brought to me. Since few people like to read long drawn out writings I will give an over view of […]

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The Importance of Voting and Christian Involvement in the Political Arena

on October 17, 2020, 6:00 AM / in National News, Opinion, Religion

John Adams We electors have an important constitutional power placed in our hands; we have a check upon two branches of the legislature . . . the power I mean of electing at stated periods [each] branch. . . . It becomes necessary to every [citizen] then, to be in some degree a statesman, and to examine and judge for […]

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