Archive for October 15th, 2021

Jackson Police Department assisted in the arrest of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor suspect

on October 15, 2021, 2:52 PM / in Local News

On 10/14/2021, Investigators with the Jackson Police Department who are members of the Tennessee Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, assisted McNairy County Sheriff’s Office Investigators in a case that led to the arrest of Christopher James Weatherford, 35 years old, of McNairy County.   Weatherford was arrested and charged with two counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor and was […]

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Word for Today

on October 15, 2021, 2:48 PM / in History

unrequited Definition: When you give something to someone with an expectation that you will get back what you gave. However, when you don’t get back what you expected or gave, your actions are unrequited. Etymology: Unrequited is almost always used in a romantic context to refer to a love not returned. The base word is “requite,” meaning returning a favor. […]

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Desmond Doss, the Pacifist Who Went to War

Desmond Doss, the Pacifist Who Went to War

on October 15, 2021, 8:38 AM / in History

H/T to Bill War movie buffs have probably already seen Mel Gibson’s movie, Hacksaw Ridge, about Seventh-day Adventist Desmond Doss, who received the Medal of Honor despite refusing to bear arms. We’d like to honor this unlikely hero by taking a look at the real life Desmond Doss. Desmond Thomas Doss was born in Lynchburg, Virginia in 1919. During the […]

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Jan. 6 panel flexes its muscle

on October 15, 2021, 7:57 AM / in National News

By Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver  Former President Trump and at least one ally say they won’t cooperate with the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol — defiance that members of the panel believe is criminal contempt of Congress. The House Select Committee on the Jan. 6 attack will vote Tuesday on whether to hold former […]

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Granholm Grants Interview to Dem Megadonor Donald Sussman’s Daughter

on October 15, 2021, 7:44 AM / in National News

Original Post Washington Free Beacon Energy secretary expressed concern that comments could violate Hatch Act Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm set aside time amid the energy crisis for a lengthy Instagram conversation with the daughter of a Democratic megadonor who spent millions of dollars to get President Joe Biden in the White House. Granholm sat down for an interview last […]

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Court again lets Texas continue banning most abortions

on October 15, 2021, 7:37 AM / in State News

By PAUL J. WEBER | AP AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas can continue banning most abortions after a federal appeals court rejected the Biden administration’s latest attempt to stop a novel law that has become the nation’s biggest curb to abortion in nearly 50 years. The decision Thursday could push the law closer to returning to the U.S. Supreme Court, […]

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Bill Clinton admitted to hospital for non-COVID related infection

Bill Clinton admitted to hospital for non-COVID related infection

on October 15, 2021, 7:28 AM / in National News

By Kenneth Garger | The New York Post Former President Bill Clinton was hospitalized in California Tuesday with a suspected blood infection. The 42nd commander in chief was taken to University of California Irvine Medical Center for “close monitoring” and was given IV antibiotics and fluids, according to a joint statement from Dr. Alpesh Amin and Dr. Lisa Bardack. Clinton spokesman […]

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Thomas named first executive director of Sports Wagering Advisory Council

on October 15, 2021, 7:13 AM / in State News

By Erik Schelzig | TNJ Mary Beth Thomas, the general counsel in Secretary of State Tre Hargett’s office, has been named executive director of the soon-to-be independent Sports Wagering Advisory Council. Under the 2019 state law legalizing sports betting in Tennessee, the panel had been placed within the Tennessee Education Lottery Corp. But under an update passed this year, the gaming […]

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So who was at that Pence luncheon at the governor’s mansion?

So who was at that Pence luncheon at the governor’s mansion?

on October 15, 2021, 7:07 AM / in State News

 By Erik Schelzig | TNJ With no press invited or informed about Gov. Bill Lee’s hosting of former Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to the governor’s mansion in Nashville, we’re left to our own devices to try to figure out who attended. Helpfully, Pence posted a photo of the luncheon on Twitter. Here’s who we think we’ve identified from the photo: […]

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Va. school district claims it followed protocol amid reports 2 girls were sexually assaulted by trans student

Va. school district claims it followed protocol amid reports 2 girls were sexually assaulted by trans student

on October 15, 2021, 7:03 AM / in State News

By Ryan Foley, Christian Post Reporter A Virginia school district is defending its response to two sexual assault allegations after it was accused of covering up one of the assaults because it raised questions about the potential consequences of a policy passed in August allowing students to use bathrooms based on their gender identity. Loudoun County Public Schools released a statement Wednesday acknowledging […]

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Biden Plans Interstate Checkpoints; During The 1918 “Spanish Flu” Only The Vaccinated Died

on October 15, 2021, 6:53 AM / in Opinion

Here is the headline of a Natural News report: Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) introduces legislation to BLOCK interstate travel checkpoints the Biden Regime is trying to set up with SS/Marxist vaccine passport requirements. The report states: Are you ready for state troopers, FEMA’s SS goons, HHS thugs, National Guard boots (NATO mercenaries) and DHS troops to stop your automobile between US states to check […]

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Equity Leader’s ‘Whiteness’ Tirade On TikTok Results In Resignation

Equity Leader’s ‘Whiteness’ Tirade On TikTok Results In Resignation

on October 15, 2021, 6:50 AM / in State News

By LAUREL DUGGAN | Daily Caller An Equity Committee volunteer for the Tahoma School District in Maple Valley, Washington, resigned Friday after the school district discovered her personal TikTok account, which included numerous videos of Busch making vulgar comments about “whiteness” and “people of whiteness.” Alicia Busch’s approach in the videos “does not align with Tahoma’s equity goals or with the sense […]

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Special Counsel John Durham Investigating Pentagon Cybersecurity Contractors in Russiagate Origins Probe: Report

Special Counsel John Durham Investigating Pentagon Cybersecurity Contractors in Russiagate Origins Probe: Report

on October 15, 2021, 6:47 AM / in National News

by RTM Staff According to a report from RealClearInvestigations, Special Counsel John Durham has shifted the focus of his investigation into the origins of the Russiagate conspiracy to Pentagon cybersecurity contractors who may have misused their government security clearances to provide Democratic operatives with damaging (albeit false) information about former president Donald Trump. Last month, Durham indicted former Hillary Clinton attorney […]

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LA city councilman and ex-USC dean indicted in federal corruption probe

LA city councilman and ex-USC dean indicted in federal corruption probe

on October 15, 2021, 6:46 AM / in State News

By Samuel Chamberlain  |  The New York Post A Los Angeles City Council member and the former dean of the University of Southern California’s School of Social Work were indicted Wednesday in connection with a scheme in which the pol allegedly promised to steer lucrative contracts to the school if it gave his son a scholarship and a professorship. Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas, 66, and Marilyn […]

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Supreme Court 2A Case Will Make Gun Carry Legal Everywhere in US

Supreme Court 2A Case Will Make Gun Carry Legal Everywhere in US

on October 15, 2021, 6:32 AM / in National News

Lee Williams | (AmmoLand.com) Can the government stop you from carrying a concealed handgun in public? That’s the question before the United States Supreme Court in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen: “Whether the Second Amendment allows the government to prohibit ordinary law-abiding citizens from carrying handguns outside the home for self-defense.” As the petitioners pointed out in […]

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Democrats Prepare to Deploy a National Financial Stop and Frisk Program

on October 15, 2021, 6:29 AM / in Opinion

Erick-Woods Erickson The United States Supreme Court in the 1968 case of Terry v. Ohio granted police officers the limited right to stop and ask questions of someone engaged in unusual behavior and reasonably believed to be armed and presently dangerously. If the answers given do not dispel an officer’s reasonable concern for safety, he may inspect the outer garments […]

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Prince William blasts space race after Bezos sends William Shatner into orbit

on October 15, 2021, 6:15 AM / in National News

By Joe Tacopino | The New York Post Prince William belittled the recent frenzy of space tourism on Thursday shortly after “Star Trek” star William Shatner dipped into space on Jeff Bezos’ rocket. The Duke of Cambridge was speaking to the BBC about his initiative to “repair our planet” and encouraged billionaires to get their heads out of the clouds. “We need some of the […]

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When Are Secrets Not Secret?

When Are Secrets Not Secret?

on October 15, 2021, 6:01 AM / in Opinion

“Three people can keep a secret if two of them are dead.” — Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) Last week, President George W. Bush’s torture regime reared its head in an unusual argument before the U.S. Supreme Court. In 2002, Abu Zubaydah was captured by a militia in Pakistan and handed over to the CIA, which brought him to Poland where, under […]

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Quote for Today

on October 15, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

“God gave us a world unfinished so that we might share in the joys and satisfaction of creation. He left oil in Trenton rock. He left electricity. He left the rivers unbridged and the mountains untrailed. He left the forests unfelled and the cities unbuilt. He left the laboratories unopened. He left the diamonds uncut. He gave us the challenge of […]

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October 15th in History

October 15th in History

on October 15, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

October 15 is the 288th day of the year (289th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 77 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays around the World Christian Feast Day: Saint Teresa of Ávila (Doctor of Church) Saint Hedwig of Silesia Saint Thecla of Kitzingen October 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) National Tree Planting Day (Sri […]

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