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Living with Confidence

Living with Confidence

on December 3, 2013, 8:23 AM / in Bedtime Stories, News

Sally and I sent a letter to my daughter in law the other day with this story included. While I am not sharing the letter we sent I thought that we would share the story with you, our readers. From the book Love Your Life; Living Happy, Healthy and Whole By Victoria Osteen Pages 39 – 41  One of my favorite […]

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Quote for Today – The LEFT of Center

Quote for Today – The LEFT of Center

on December 3, 2013, 8:16 AM / in Bedtime Stories

“[M]ost Americans, including the LIVs [‘low information voters’], are inundated by information. What they actually pay attention to is the great separator. We live in an age where the public school system promotes the maintenance of self-esteem over genuine achievement, and trains younger generations of Americans to feel, rather than to think. And now that everyone gets a trophy just […]

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Humor to Make you Smile…..

Humor to Make you Smile…..

on December 3, 2013, 8:03 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Holiday ObamaCare News Dump

Holiday ObamaCare News Dump

on December 3, 2013, 8:02 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

As everyone was closing up shop last Wednesday for the Thanksgiving holiday, the Obama administration was dumping more inconvenient news. Something tells us, however, that it wasn’t part of Obama’s suggested Thanksgiving table talking points. The White House delayed for one year the online ObamaCare exchange for small businesses. (There goes our shopping list!) Perhaps Healthcare.gov — the individual exchange […]

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Indictment doesn’t disqualify sheriff; Only ouster could remove Woolfork

Indictment doesn’t disqualify sheriff; Only ouster could remove Woolfork

on December 3, 2013, 7:44 AM / in Local News, News

Written by Nichole Manna / The Jackson Sun The criminal charges filed Monday against David Woolfork do not prevent him from retaining his position as Madison County sheriff, County Attorney Steve Maroney said. Woolfork was indicted Monday on charges of attempted aggravated sexual battery, a felony, and domestic assault, a misdemeanor. He is accused of attacking a woman who is employed […]

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From the Jackson Sun: David Woolfork released after posting $20,000 bond on felony and misdemeanor charges

From the Jackson Sun: David Woolfork released after posting $20,000 bond on felony and misdemeanor charges

on December 3, 2013, 7:38 AM / in Local News, News

Written by Nichole Manna / The Jackson Sun Madison County Sheriff David Woolfork’s attorney says criminal charges filed against Woolfork are baseless. Woolfork was indicted Monday on charges of attempted aggravated sexual battery, a felony, and domestic assault, a misdemeanor. Woolfork is accused of attacking a woman employed by the Sheriff’s Department in her home in October. Woolfork has admitted to […]

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Sheriff Woolfork Arrested on Felony Charge

on December 3, 2013, 7:28 AM / in Local News, News

Original story from WBBJ/ TV Jackson, Tenn.–Madison County Sheriff David Woolfork was indicted Monday, after accusations of domestic assault. Woolfork faces charges of felony criminal attempt to commit aggravated sexual battery and misdemeanor domestic assault. Sheriff Woolfork turned himself into the Chester County Jail Monday afternoon, after being indicted by the Madison County grand jury, according to Sheriff Blair Weaver. […]

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I am back – with renewed energy – “Thank you for the  Thorns” and the Forbidden Book

I am back – with renewed energy – “Thank you for the Thorns” and the Forbidden Book

on December 3, 2013, 7:00 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Well,  I think I am back up and running –  still checking out some things and the backlog of incoming is HUGE – so I may not respond to a lot that has been sent in –  If you sent me something IMPORTANT –  then please send again – as I am not sure how fast I will get thru […]

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International Politics From a Redneck’s Point of View

International Politics From a Redneck’s Point of View

on December 3, 2013, 6:50 AM / in Opinion

Blessed are the peacemakers they will be called Matthew 5:9 The search for peace is not only a noble mission, but also a sacred undertaking. When someone strives to bring about a situation that is beneficial to all people, the cessation of armed conflict, the senseless slaughter of innocent people, of hopefully creating an atmosphere where cooler heads prevail and […]

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White House Thanksgiving Day Reminder: Be Thankful for SNAP

White House Thanksgiving Day Reminder: Be Thankful for SNAP

on December 3, 2013, 6:41 AM / in National News, News

Last week the White House issued a Thanksgiving Day reminder: “The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) helps millions of Americans put food on the table.” Then began a litany of statistics and charts along with explanations of how wonderful SNAP is, even getting in a dig at those selfish “House Republicans [who] would cause nearly 4 million Americans to lose access […]

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HSUS Employee Paints Idyllic Image Of Beef Business, Slams Turkey

HSUS Employee Paints Idyllic Image Of Beef Business, Slams Turkey

on December 3, 2013, 6:35 AM / in National News, News

Editor’s Note: Swafford is a former Tennessee state legislator who now works for HSUS. He has previously been cited by the USDA for showing a sored Tennessee Walking Horse.  Carlotta The turkey business is getting beat up this week. How should the beef industry respond? Original Post Although Thanksgiving (aka Turkey Day) has passed, the birds are making the headlines […]

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Col. charged with integrating female soldiers into combat roles hit with sexism charge

Col. charged with integrating female soldiers into combat roles hit with sexism charge

on December 3, 2013, 6:29 AM / in National News, News

by Dustin Siggins LifeSiteNews.com WASHINGTON, D.C., December 2, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The integration of women into combat roles in the U.S. military has run into an ironic problem: charges of sexism against those in charge of implementing the new policy. As reported by Politico last week, Colonel Lynette Arnhart – who until Friday headed the team of specialists implementing integration […]

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Tupelo school officials investigate assignment

on December 3, 2013, 6:23 AM / in National News, News

Reported by: Susan Parker / WTVA TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) — It’s one piece of paper that has certain social media sites buzzing and is now the subject of an investigation within the Tupelo Public School District. “As far as the district and teachers telling young people not to go home and discuss this with your parents, [it] is incorrect,” Superintendent Gearl […]

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Common Core Debate Intensifies Among Catholic Educators

Common Core Debate Intensifies Among Catholic Educators

on December 3, 2013, 6:18 AM / in National News, News

More than a hundred leading Catholic scholars have signed a letter warning of the negative implications of the federal standards for Catholic schools. by PETER JESSERER SMITH WASHINGTON — Debate among Catholic educators over the merits of the Common Core has intensified since mid-October, with a public letter from more than 130 scholars asking the U.S. Catholic bishops to abandon […]

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Blacks and Obama

Blacks and Obama

on December 3, 2013, 6:10 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

In a March 2008 column, I criticized pundits’ concerns about whether America was ready for Barack Obama, suggesting that the more important issue was whether black people could afford Obama. I proposed that we look at it in the context of a historical tidbit. In 1947, Jackie Robinson, after signing a contract with the Brooklyn Dodgers organization, broke the color […]

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Has the Asian Tiger Gone Tiger?

Has the Asian Tiger Gone Tiger?

on December 3, 2013, 5:59 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

When Montecore, one of two white tigers in the Las Vegas act of Siegfried and Roy, turned and almost killed Roy on stage, the reaction was that the tame and complacent beast had gone berserk. Comedian Chris Rock was nearer the mark: “That tiger ain’t go crazy; that tiger went tiger.” Seems our Asian tiger is going tiger as well. […]

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Around the Block

Around the Block

on December 3, 2013, 5:56 AM / in National News, News

HEALTH CARE The Obama administration reported a surge of renewed interest in HealthCare.gov on Monday, saying 375,000 had visited the online federal exchanges before noon. Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services spokeswoman Julie Bataille said that’s roughly double the traffic the site receives on a typical Monday, and that HealthCare.gov also logged better than average numbers on Sunday. Separately, administration […]

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Beware: Online charity scams on the rise

on December 2, 2013, 8:22 AM / in National News, News

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Video: The average American donates around $2,500 per year to charity, but if you don’t give wisely, not much of that money will make it to those in need. Kelli Grant offers tips in order to make that donation count. By Kelley Holland / CNBC Original Article ‘Tis the […]

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OBAMACARE: NEW LAWSUITS SHOULD BE EQUAL PROTECTION UNDER THE LAW

OBAMACARE: NEW LAWSUITS SHOULD BE EQUAL PROTECTION UNDER THE LAW

on December 2, 2013, 8:00 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: Devvy NewsWithViews.com We hear all the time or read in email: Congress has stolen trillions from social security! However, one must understand the history of social [in]security to understand where your social security taxes actually go: Congressionally Duped Americans “A year after the Social Security Act’s passage, it was challenged in the U.S. Supreme Court, in Helvering v. Davis. […]

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Uncle Jay Explains Healthcare.gov!

on December 2, 2013, 7:53 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Uncle Jay actually CAN’T explain healthcare.gov. This is just his cry of frustration. He’s been offline for almost two years, but this sort of brought him back.

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