Archive for October 22nd, 2021

House votes to hold Trump ally Steve Bannon in contempt

on October 22, 2021, 8:39 AM / in National News

By MARY CLARE JALONICK WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has voted to hold Steve Bannon, a longtime ally and aide to former President Donald Trump, in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena from the committee investigating the violent Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection. In a rare show of bipartisanship on the House floor, the committee’s Democratic chairman, Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson, […]

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Tennessee Lawmaker Introduces Bill to Designate Party Affiliation During School Board Elections

on October 22, 2021, 8:34 AM / in State News

By Cooper Moran | The Tennessee Star Tennessee State Representative Scott Cepicky (R-Culleoka) on Thursday introduced a bill that would allow party affiliation to be designated during a school board election. The legislation, if enacted, would alter the current election process, which allows individuals to campaign on a nonpartisan basis. “Elections for school board members may be conducted on a partisan […]

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FBI: Remains Found In Florida Park Identified As Brian Laundrie

on October 22, 2021, 8:28 AM / in National News

<center><iframe src=”https://www.newsy.com/embed/119857/” width=”480″ height=”270″ frameborder=”0″ scrolling=”auto”></iframe></p> By Associated Press The 23-year-old was a person of interest in the death of girlfriend Gabby Petito while the couple was on a cross-country road trip. The FBI on Thursday identified human remains found in a Florida nature preserve as those of Brian Laundrie, a person of interest in the death of girlfriend Gabby […]

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Mexico is home to millions of illegal American cars. A new amnesty has set off a nationwide debate.

on October 22, 2021, 8:22 AM / in International News

Washington Post MEXICO CITY — Some call it a crisis at the border. Not the undocumented migrants flowing north. The illegal Fords and Chevrolets moving south. Since the 1990s, Mexico has been flooded with as many as 18 million vehicles illegally imported from the United States. Known colloquially as “autos chocolates” — chocolate cars — they make up more than […]

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Defining new ways to steal

on October 22, 2021, 8:12 AM / in State News

‘A shot worth taking’: Commissioners vie for impact fees to help fund growth in Maury County As Maury County experiences an era of unprecedented growth and development, commissioners are considering legislation that could help support the region’s growing infrastructure needs. Maury County budget committee chairman Scott Sumner says the county needs a path forward to support the growth occurring as the […]

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A whole lot of lyin’ going on….

on October 22, 2021, 8:08 AM / in State News

Tennessee Representative Scott DesJarlais Sends Letter to President Biden Warning Him of Result of Vaccine Mandates for Tennessee Valley Authority Employees Tennessee Representative Scott DesJarlais (R-TN-04) announced in a press release that he sent a letter to President Joe Biden regarding his executive order mandating COVID-19 vaccines for federal workers and the effects it will have on Tennessee Valley Authority […]

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‘The David Hookstead Show’: NBA Star Jonathan Isaac Talks COVID-19 Hysteria, His Decision To Not Get Vaccinated And Why He Stands For The National Anthem

on October 22, 2021, 7:57 AM / in Opinion

On the Thursday episode of “The David Hookstead Show,” and they had a very special interview with Jonathan Isaac.   The Orlando Magic forward and former sixth overall pick in the NBA draft recently went viral for his comments regarding the COVID-19  vaccine and his decision to not get vaccinated. Naturally, I had to reach out and speak with him myself. Of all the interviews […]

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State Senator Commits Hari-Carrie at Nevada GOP Meeting in Winnemucca

on October 22, 2021, 7:42 AM / in News

(Chuck Muth) – Let’s avoid the Christmas rush and get right to it… After months – years, actually – of internal turmoil between the Nevada Republican Party and the GOP’s two largest county party organizations, Clark and Washoe, members of the Nevada Republican Central Committee (NRCC) met in Winnemucca on Saturday and settled the family’s business. First, meet the new boss […]

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Democrats look for plan B on filibuster

on October 22, 2021, 7:41 AM / in National News

Democrats are struggling with their inability to reform the legislative filibuster, as intense pressure from activists meets dug-in opposition from within the caucus. The latest frustration over the Senate rule comes after Republicans blocked a revised election reform bill Wednesday, marking the latest Democratic priority to fall victim to the chamber’s 60-vote requirement for most legislation.   Democrats are predicting […]

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Word for Today October 22, 2021

on October 22, 2021, 7:26 AM / in History

Bravado Bravado /brə-ˈvä-dō / noun Definition: Bravado in modern times means brave or confident speech or behavior that is intended to leave an impression on other people. It has also been used in a similar way as foolhardy. Often the word is associated with an individual who tends to exaggerate the greatness of their own accomplishments and talents. Etymology:  Bravado is a word […]

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Tennessee Health Worker Announces Resignation With Fiery Letter to Boss

Tennessee Health Worker Announces Resignation With Fiery Letter to Boss

on October 22, 2021, 7:21 AM / in State News

Micki Jeans is a CT technologist and works for Ballad Health of Tennessee. Up until October 31, that is, when she will resign. She gave two weeks’ notice directly to Alan Levine, executive chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Ballad Health. In her nine-page letter of resignation, Jeans gave her reasons: Levine sold out, and in good conscience and as a […]

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Loudoun County Va., Father of Rape Victim to Sue School System, Fight Conviction for School-board Tussle

on October 22, 2021, 7:01 AM / in State News

by R. Cort Kirkwood If parents want to know what might happen to their daughter if her school permits boys to use the girls’ restrooms, look to Loudoun County, Virginia, where a boy brutally raped a 9th grade-girl. If school administrators want to know what happens when that happens, they too can look to Loudoun County. The girl’s parents will sue the school […]

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A Brief History of Court Packing

A Brief History of Court Packing

on October 22, 2021, 7:00 AM / in History, Opinion

By Andrew P. Napolitano Since the death of liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the determination of President Donald Trump to fill her Supreme Court seat before Election Day with the traditionalist Judge Amy Coney Barrett, the concept of court packing has reared its head. The phrase “court packing” is a derogatory reference to legislation that alters the number of seats […]

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Studies Claim Recent Global Warming Driven by Factors Other Than Humans

Studies Claim Recent Global Warming Driven by Factors Other Than Humans

on October 22, 2021, 6:56 AM / in National News

A trio of recent studies published from June through September of this year have concluded that observed warming in the first two decades of the 21st century is more likely due to increases in absorbed solar radiation than humankind’s emissions of greenhouse gases. Kenneth Richard connected the three studies on the website NoTricksZone. Instead of mankind’s emissions driving warming, a study released in […]

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Live to Serve

Live to Serve

on October 22, 2021, 6:05 AM / in Religion

Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. 1 Peter 4:10 After ten-year-old Chelsea received an elaborate art set, she discovered that God used art to help her feel better when she was sad. When she found out that some kids didn’t have art supplies […]

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The Soundest Fiat Money Ever Issued

on October 22, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

Signed into law by Woodrow Wilson with four gold pens on 23 December 1913, the President remarked that the controversial Federal Reserve “measure had suffered many narrow escapes” before reaching his desk. Bernhard Thuersam The Soundest Fiat Money Ever Issued  “On the floor of the Senate the [Federal Reserve] bill encountered heavy opposition.  Senator Elihu Root, of New York, led […]

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October 22nd in History

October 22nd in History

on October 22, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

October 22 is the 295th day of the year (296th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 70 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays:   Christian feast day: Aaron the Illustrious (Syriac Orthodox Church) Abercius of Hieropolis Bertharius Cordula Donatus of Fiesole Marcus of Jerusalem Mary Salome Mellonius of Rouen Nunilo and Alodia Pope John Paul II […]

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American Minute with Bill Federer Sam Houston, adopted by Cherokee, led Texas to Independence, was President of Texas, Governor of two States, Congressman, Senator

American Minute with Bill Federer Sam Houston, adopted by Cherokee, led Texas to Independence, was President of Texas, Governor of two States, Congressman, Senator

on October 22, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

Sam Houston studied law under Judge James Trimble, passed the bar, and opened up a legal practice in Lebanon, Tennessee. Houston was appointed the local prosecutor and was given a command in the state militia. Sam Houston was elected to Congress in 1823, and became Governor of Tennessee in 1827. After a short failed marriage in 1829, Sam Houston resigned and moved to the Arkansas Territory where he lived […]

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