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The leaves change and they fall

The leaves change and they fall

on December 24, 2012, 4:39 AM / in Opinion

The leaves change and they fall Hopefully snow will greet us during this holiday time. Even the animals find this time of year hard to resist. Once again God and his ultimate grace have shown us the beauty of the season. Hopefully we will stop to watch it all. I wanted to take this opportunity to recount the blessings of […]

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Serena Williams did not find Caroline Wozniacki’s imitation to be racist

Serena Williams did not find Caroline Wozniacki’s imitation to be racist

on December 23, 2012, 9:44 PM / in Sports, Tennis

  Caroline Wozniacki was accused of being racist when she stuffed her chest and behind in an attempt to imitate Serena Williams during a recent exhibition tennis match. Williams, who calls the Danish tennis player a friend, has responded and indicated she did not find the imitation to be racist. “I know Caro and I would call her my friend […]

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Zvonareva out of Australian Open

Zvonareva out of Australian Open

on December 23, 2012, 9:39 PM / in Sports, Tennis

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Vera Zvonareva has withdrawn from the Australian Open in January with a right shoulder injury. (BETTER TOGETHER Want to know who supports the best players in the game? Check out these wives and girlfriends.) The two-time Grand Slam runner-up made the announcement on her Facebook page Friday, saying ”I will not be able to go to Australia […]

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Top US Federal Judge Assassinated After Threat To Obama Agenda

Top US Federal Judge Assassinated After Threat To Obama Agenda

on December 23, 2012, 9:23 PM / in National News, News

A Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) report circulating in the Kremlin today states that the top US Federal Judge for the State of Arizona was assassinated barely 72-hours after he made a critical ruling against the Obama administrations plan to begin the confiscation of their citizen’s private retirement and banking accounts in order to stave off their nations imminent economic collapse, […]

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Merry Christmas

on December 23, 2012, 5:37 PM / in Opinion, Religion

I thought this worthy of sharing… Many of us who try to educate *family* and some friends can appreciate what OldDog has to say. from http://anationbeguiled.com Unfortunately, many of my personal friends and family members are not on my web site mailing list, and remain uninformed about what has taken complete control of my life these last eight years, [and […]

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Are We Witnessing the Break-Up of the Unite States?

Are We Witnessing the Break-Up of the Unite States?

on December 23, 2012, 5:31 PM / in National News, News

Editors Note: A quick programming note before we dive into the essay by Bill Bonner, archives and a special “video of the week” installment. As you may or may not have heard, the world did not end on Friday. And so, in light of this non-development, Christmas will go ahead as scheduled. Markets will trade a half day tomorrow, then close […]

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Ana Veciana-Suarez: Social media: too much of a good thing?

on December 23, 2012, 1:08 PM / in National News, News, Opinion

All of my life I have worked hard to have MY TIME – Time away from others. I remember as a child grabbing a book or maybe just finding some quiet place where I could be ALONE – without the company of any others – other than God. It has been a *thing* with me all of my life and […]

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Sex-offender intern’s case goes underground

on December 23, 2012, 1:04 PM / in National News, News

by Michael Carl Homeland Security, courts, senator’s office all mum The case against an intern serving in the Newark, N.J., office of Sen. Robert  Menendez, a Democrat from that state, who was arrested Dec. 6 reportedly for  being both an illegal immigrant and a sex offender, apparently has gone  underground. The Associated Press   reported that Immigration and Customs Enforcement […]

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The First Nut

The First Nut

on December 23, 2012, 9:15 AM / in Bedtime Stories

There were four country churches in a small TEXAS town: The Presbyterian Church, the Baptist Church, the Methodist Church and the Catholic Church. Each church was overrun with pesky squirrels . One day, the Presbyterian Church called a meeting to decide what to do about the squirrels. After much prayer and consideration they determined that the squirrels were predestined to […]

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“Sirs, what must I do to be saved?”

“Sirs, what must I do to be saved?”

on December 23, 2012, 8:58 AM / in Opinion, Religion

So they said, “Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and you will be saved.” – Acts 16:30-31 “Finding the right questions is as crucial as finding the right answers,” says devotional writer Henri Nouwen. Yet how easy it is to run ahead of God’s Spirit as we talk to unbelievers about Christ, giving pre-packaged answers before we listen to their […]

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NRA calls for armed police in every school

NRA calls for armed police in every school

on December 22, 2012, 10:42 AM / in News

Editor’s Note: NRA’s Wayne LaPierre called for armed security in every school not just police officers. The first step that the NRA may suggest is armed volunteers as well as teachers. See Lynn’s note: KREM and the AP left out some rather important revelations from LaPierre’s speech. In the interests of fair and balanced reporting, KREM should rectify that situation. Wayne […]

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BP settlement over Deepwater Horizon oil spill approved by federal judge

on December 22, 2012, 10:31 AM / in News

Company estimates it will pay $7.8bn to 100,000 people and business who lost money because of April 2010 well blowout. A federal judge gave final approval to BP‘s settlement with businesses and individuals who lost money because of the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. BP PLC has estimated it will pay $7.8bn to resolve economic and medical […]

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Thankful

on December 21, 2012, 4:36 AM / in Bedtime Stories

I am in the mood to try to brighten up a week and can be both joyus as well as sad. Pass it on. I am thankful for the partner who hogs the covers every night, because he/she is not out with someone else. The child who is not cleaning his room, but is watching tv, because that means he […]

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The Market, What to Expect

on December 19, 2012, 8:09 AM / in News

European markets are higher today with shares in London leading the region. The FTSE 100 is up 0.59% while France’s CAC 40 is up 0.53% and Germany’s DAX is up 0.27%. World Gainers & Losers *Standard and Poor’s boosted Greece’s credit rating by several notches Tuesday, citing the broad commitment to keep Greece in the eurozone.  S&P lifted Greece’s credit […]

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The Effect of the Connecticut Shootings in Tennessee

on December 18, 2012, 9:14 PM / in Opinion

The Jackson Sun which is owned by the Gannett News Services and delivers papers here in my hometown decided to use the incident in Connecticut  to its measure by talking to a very good friend of mine, Bill Pflaum (Bill and his wife Cindy have own of the Highland Place Bed & Breakfast in Jackson for 12 years) and use it […]

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TSA’s Grip on Internal Travel is Tightening

TSA’s Grip on Internal Travel is Tightening

on December 18, 2012, 11:13 AM / in News

[Editor’s Note: The following post is by TDV contributor, Wendy McElroy] The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is tightening its grip on domestic travcel. I don’t mean the random, unpredictable security checks at bus, subway and train stations which already exist. I mean a coordinated and systematic police control of internal travel within America. Groundwork is being laid.APPLICATION TO MAKE U.S. […]

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Disingenuous Solution Seekers

Disingenuous Solution Seekers

on December 18, 2012, 10:40 AM / in News, Opinion

“we live in a fallen world, man is inherently evil (God said so)”

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Even without Congress, Obama could act to restrict guns

Even without Congress, Obama could act to restrict guns

on December 18, 2012, 6:57 AM / in News

(Editor’s Note: This is a Scary Thought) WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Unburdened by re-election worries and empowered by law to act without Congress, U.S. President Barack Obama could take action to improve background checks on gun buyers, ban certain gun imports and bolster oversight of dealers. Prospects for gun control legislation intensified in the wake of the school massacre in Newtown, […]

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White House highlights ‘obstacles’ to taking action on guns

White House highlights ‘obstacles’ to taking action on guns

on December 18, 2012, 6:42 AM / in News

By Rachel Rose Hartman, Yahoo! News | The Ticket As gun control advocates and even some gun rights supporters call for renewed focus on gun control, including a ban on assault weapons, following Friday’s shooting in Newtown, Conn., the White House tamped down suggestions Monday that it will act quickly on the issue. When asked at Monday’s press briefing about […]

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Australian resort owner doesn’t want Tiger Woods at his tournament because he apparently hates money

Australian resort owner doesn’t want Tiger Woods at his tournament because he apparently hates money

on December 18, 2012, 6:29 AM / in Sports

By Shane Bacon If there is one thing people in the golf world know, it’s that including the words “Tiger Woods” into anything will get eyeballs on your craft. A party, a golf tournament or even a measly blog post, Tiger is THE guy in the game to create buzz and it still isn’t even close (sorry Rory McIlroy). But […]

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