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Catholic priest found slain in California church rectory

Catholic priest found slain in California church rectory

on January 2, 2014, 5:26 AM / in National News, News

By M. Alex Johnson and F. Brinley Bruton, NBC News A Catholic priest was found dead in the rectory of his California church Wednesday morning, and police are investigating it as a murder, authorities said. Father Eric Freed’s body was discovered at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Eureka, Calif., according to Mayor Frank Jager. “Father Eric was a friend of […]

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Top 10 Media Hate-Crime Hoaxes of 2013

Top 10 Media Hate-Crime Hoaxes of 2013

on January 1, 2014, 9:32 PM / in National News, News

by  John Nolte / breitbart.com The only thing the elite media hates more than America is Americans. How else to explain why the mainstream media is relentlessly willing to frame us for hate crimes we didn’t commit. Time and again and again, and with nary a shred of evidence, for decades the media have dropped all pretense of basic journalistic standards […]

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Federer opens 2014 with a steady win in Brisbane

Federer opens 2014 with a steady win in Brisbane

on January 1, 2014, 8:02 PM / in Sports, Tennis

By JOHN PYE / AP BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer showed shreds of Stefan Edberg’s influence as he got his 2014 season underway, advancing to the Brisbane International quarterfinals with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Jarkko Nieminen on Wednesday.  Related Stories Lisicki withdraws from Brisbane due to illness The Associated Press Federer, Serena looking to get on a roll […]

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The Trillion-Plus Heist

The Trillion-Plus Heist

on January 1, 2014, 6:37 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Sylvia Bokor / American Thinker Editor’s Note: The Jackson City Council will be considering the matter of raising the pay scale of the mayor’s office during its next council meeting. This is purely a cover for what will happen and if approved it will be a reflection of your wishes by council. If it passes then you will have approved. […]

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Alabama Mom’s ObamaCare Horror Story Gives America a Glimpse of Government-Run Healthcare

Alabama Mom’s ObamaCare Horror Story Gives America a Glimpse of Government-Run Healthcare

on January 1, 2014, 6:27 AM / in National News, News

  By Emily Hulsey Many of us can identify with the frustrating experience that Karri Kinder, a mother of two from Auburn, Alabama, has had with Obamacare. She penned this open letter to share her story: An Open Letter to the Obama Administration and American Citizens: My family’s journey with securing our new insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) started on October […]

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NYT Doubles Down: Claims of Al Qaeda Involvement in Benghazi ‘Strictly Political’

NYT Doubles Down: Claims of Al Qaeda Involvement in Benghazi ‘Strictly Political’

on January 1, 2014, 6:20 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

by AWR Hawkins / Breitbart.com Smarting from the number of witnesses who came out to challenge The New York Times‘ weekend article downplaying terrorist involvement in the 2012 Benghazi attack, NYT editorial page editor Andrew Rosenthal “argued that those trying to claim Al Qaeda was involved” do so “for strictly political reasons.” According to Fox News, Rosenthal said: For anyone wondering why […]

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Vote like the government has its hand in your pocket, because it does

Vote like the government has its hand in your pocket, because it does

on January 1, 2014, 6:17 AM / in Opinion

By CAL THOMAS / Washington Examiner In real life when you find yourself paying more and getting less, you usually search for another product or service. With the federal government, it isn’t possible to take your business elsewhere unless you are prepared to give up your citizenship, as some have done. Such a drastic step is rejected by most of us […]

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A fitting (possible) end for Johnny Manziel and Texas A&M

A fitting (possible) end for Johnny Manziel and Texas A&M

on January 1, 2014, 6:12 AM / in Football, News, Sports

Dan Wolken, USA TODAY ATLANTA — If this was Johnny Manziel’s final college game, it was everything his career has been: Unpredictable, volatile and so, so entertaining. It also couldn’t have been a sweeter way to go out. After doing everything in his power to drag Texas A&M into the national spotlight the past two seasons, he might have saved […]

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The Straight Dope on Homosexuality

The Straight Dope on Homosexuality

on January 1, 2014, 6:03 AM / in National News, News

by Elizabeth McCaw The Department of Justice reports that homosexuals are more likely (15.4% of them) than heterosexual men (10.8%) to be physically attacked by a domestic partner. But the DOJ also found that 39% of cohabiting lesbians say they have been raped, attacked, or stalked by a lover, as opposed to 21.7% of heterosexuals who live with men. This […]

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Happy New Year…. with a smile

Happy New Year…. with a smile

on January 1, 2014, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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The blessing of a New Year

The blessing of a New Year

on January 1, 2014, 1:00 AM / in Announcements

Another New Year on the horizon. As I have written before, I am pretty technically savvy (especially for my age *smile*) about everything EXCEPT my yearly calendar.  There I am VERY old school.  I have an old fashion big calendar, showing a full month at the time, hanging to the right of my computer monitor. That means that toward to […]

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God’s New Year

on January 1, 2014, 1:00 AM / in Announcements

God’s New Year from seekfirstmedia on GodTube.

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Year End report for The Jackson Press

on December 31, 2013, 11:47 AM / in Local News, National News, News

Unless something brilliant happens today we will not reach 2,000, 000 readers for the year, which is okay with me. I am happy with what we have and what we have is a doubling of readership from last year to this year. Not bad for a mostly commercial free little enterprise in its second year of operation. Things we changed: […]

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A Christian’s Response to Gay Marriage

A Christian’s Response to Gay Marriage

on December 31, 2013, 11:11 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

by Ken Ham / The Answers Most people have heard of the account of Adam and Eve. According to the first book of the Bible, Genesis, these two people were the first humans from whom all others in the human race descended. Genesis also records the names of three of Adam and Eve’s many children—Cain, Abel, and Seth. Christians claim […]

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Boy Scouts of America enters new era as group opens to gay youth on Jan. 1

Boy Scouts of America enters new era as group opens to gay youth on Jan. 1

on December 31, 2013, 10:58 AM / in National News, News

By Miranda Leitsinger, Staff Writer, NBC News For 103 years, Boy Scout Troop 101, one of the oldest west of the Mississippi River, has called Pomona First Baptist Church home. But that relationship will end on New Year’s Day when the church will sever ties with the troop over the Boy Scouts of America’s decision to admit openly gay youth. […]

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Congress letting 55 tax breaks expire at year end

Congress letting 55 tax breaks expire at year end

on December 31, 2013, 10:39 AM / in National News, News

By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER WASHINGTON (AP) — In an almost annual ritual, Congress is letting a package of 55 popular tax breaks expire at the end of the year, creating uncertainty — once again — for millions of individuals and businesses. Lawmakers let these tax breaks lapse almost every year, even though they save businesses and individuals billions of dollars. And […]

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Ex-Rep. Etheridge to lead NC federal farm office

Ex-Rep. Etheridge to lead NC federal farm office

on December 31, 2013, 10:33 AM / in National News, News

Former US Rep. Bob Etheridge named executive director of NC Farm Service Agency office RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former congressman and state schools superintendent Bob Etheridge is the new executive director of the North Carolina office of the federal agency that oversees some agricultural programs and keeps farmers abreast of other federal initiatives. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Etheridge’s […]

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10 things you need to know today

10 things you need to know today

on December 31, 2013, 8:39 AM / in National News, News

1. U.S. releases last of Uighur detainees from Guantanamo The Defense Department on Tuesday announced that it had freed three ethnic Uighur detainees who had been captured in 2001 and held at the military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. They were transferred to Slovakia. The three were the last of 22 Uighurs, a minority Muslim group that hails from China, […]

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The 1st annual Tricky Dick Awards

The 1st annual Tricky Dick Awards

on December 31, 2013, 8:35 AM / in National News, News

Finally, something John Boehner and President Obama can share By Paul Brandus  / The Week Incompetence, sloppiness, greed, and outright dishonesty. As usual, 2013 saw more than its share of disappointing behavior by prominent public figures. And thanks to them, our trust in once-respected institutions like Congress and the media took yet another hit. Who’s responsible for this terrible, trust-shattering […]

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Fast and Furious: FBI Now Linked to Murder of U.S. Border Agent

Fast and Furious: FBI Now Linked to Murder of U.S. Border Agent

on December 31, 2013, 8:28 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

In the latest explosive twist to the Obama administration’s deadly “Fast and Furious” gun-running scandal, one of the key whistleblowers has now identified the FBI as a crucial player in the infamous 2010 murder of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry. According to Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Special Agent John Dodson, the criminals responsible for murdering […]

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