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Called to Be Saints

Called to Be Saints

on July 5, 2013, 7:56 AM / in Religion

“Called to be saints.” Romans 1:7 We are very apt to regard the apostolic saints as if they were “saints” in a more especial manner than the other children of God. All are “saints” whom God has called by His grace, and sanctified by His Spirit; but we are apt to look upon the apostles as extraordinary beings, scarcely subject […]

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‘We Don’t Live in That World Anymore’

on July 5, 2013, 7:48 AM / in Opinion

By Jonah Goldberg (Mind you this is a slightly to the left leaning editorial) Harry Anderson, a magician and comic (made famous by his stint as the judge on the old sitcom “Night Court”), used to have a routine where he’d promise to juggle George Washington’s ax. I’m quoting from memory here, but he’d say something like: “I have here George […]

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British Company Is Awarded Contract to Administer Health Rollout

British Company Is Awarded Contract to Administer Health Rollout

on July 5, 2013, 7:31 AM / in National News, News

By  ROBERT PEAR WASHINGTON — Racing to meet an October deadline, Obama administration officials said Thursday that they had awarded a contract worth as much as $1.2 billion to a British company to help them sift applications for health insurance and tax credits under the new health care law. The company, Serco, has extensive experience as a government contractor with […]

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We can fix the problems with the ‘employer mandate,’ but the GOP won’t let it happen

We can fix the problems with the ‘employer mandate,’ but the GOP won’t let it happen

on July 5, 2013, 7:18 AM / in National News, News

By Jamelle Bouie Tuesday night, the Obama administration announced that it would delay the “employer mandate” provision of the Affordable Care Act, which requires businesses of 50 employees or more to provide health insurance or face a penalty. The reason for the delay, as Sarah Kliff reports for The Post, is that the administration has heard “significant concerns from employers […]

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Say What?

Say What?

on July 5, 2013, 7:13 AM / in Bedtime Stories

                 

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Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren Apparently Tried (And Failed) to Rejoin CNN

Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren Apparently Tried (And Failed) to Rejoin CNN

on July 5, 2013, 7:12 AM / in National News, News

Don Irvine Mediaite is reporting that sources have told them that Fox News mainstay Greta Van Susteren initiated several high level meetings with new CNN president Jeff Zucker, to explore the possibility of rejoining the network. Van Susteren, whose departure from CNN for Fox in 2002 raised eyebrows since she wasn’t considered to be a conservative, has been a fixture […]

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A Coup? Or Something Else? $1.5 Billion in U.S. Aid Is on the Line

on July 5, 2013, 7:09 AM / in National News, News

By  PETER BAKER WASHINGTON — By all accounts, the generals removed the democratically elected president, put him in detention, arrested his allies and suspended the Constitution. Army vehicles and soldiers in riot gear roamed the streets, while jet fighters roared overhead. But was it a military coup d’état? For the White House and the new Egyptian government, that is the […]

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Lawsuit Raises Ire of Company Owner

Lawsuit Raises Ire of Company Owner

on July 5, 2013, 7:00 AM / in National News, News

A Texas business owner is being sued for injuries suffered by an elevator lift his company didn’t install. Tim Byrom and his son, Clint, and their construction company Brint Construction are being sued by homeowner James Keene who claims to have injured his arm when he tried to repair a cargo lift in his beach house.  “They sued us, but […]

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America’s Coming Guerrilla War

America’s Coming Guerrilla War

on July 5, 2013, 6:55 AM / in Opinion

By Dave Hodges How many of you believe that this country is plunging head first into a state of revolution? How many of you believe that a plannedcurrency collapse coupled with the implementation of a brutal martial law and gun confiscation will be the trigger events which will incite the coming revolution? Many of us in the alternative media believe that this is […]

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Gang’s Immigration Bill Funnels $100 Million to Leftwing Community Organizers

Gang’s Immigration Bill Funnels $100 Million to Leftwing Community Organizers

on July 5, 2013, 6:50 AM / in National News, News

By Ashton Ellis A little-noticed section of the Gang of Eight’s immigration reform bill could funnel up to $100 million in taxpayer-provided funds to leftwing community organizers for helping to “integrate” newly legalized immigrants into American society. At the heart of the 24-page scheme (pp.383-407) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. The entity, called the “United States Citizenship Foundation” (USCF), will […]

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Southern States out voted on Gang of Eight’s Immigration Bill

on July 5, 2013, 6:45 AM / in National News, News

The Senate has voted 68 – 32 to invoke cloture on the Gang of Eight’s Immigration Bill; in other words, for the bill. Once again, the South (the 13 State South of the Congressional Quarterly:  Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia) has voted against liberalization of U. S. immigration policy, […]

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Catholic Bishop: Supreme Court ‘Giving Legal Protection to an Intrinsic Evil’

Catholic Bishop: Supreme Court ‘Giving Legal Protection to an Intrinsic Evil’

on July 5, 2013, 6:39 AM / in National News, News

By Terence P.  Jeffrey (CNSNews.com) – Bishop Thomas John Paprocki, leader of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield, Ill., says the U.S. Supreme Court is giving “legal protection to intrinsic evil” in its decisions late last month that advanced the cause of legalized same-sex “marriage” in the United States. “As in the case of Roe v. Wade striking down abortion laws […]

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EPA Encourages Utility Controlled Refrigerators

EPA Encourages Utility Controlled Refrigerators

on July 5, 2013, 6:36 AM / in National News, News

By Eric Scheiner CNS News  (CNSNews.com) – At times of peak demand for electricity, do you want your refrigerator to run at the discretion of the power company? The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has revised its Energy Star energy-efficiency requirements for residential refrigerators, and it is encouraging the inclusion of “connected” features that respond to utility signals to curb their […]

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Restore the Fourth

Restore the Fourth

on July 5, 2013, 6:28 AM / in National News, News

In more than 100 towns and cities across the nation on this July 4th, protestors gathered not to celebrate America’s independence but instead to demand that freedom and liberty be returned to a nation where rights are under attack and disappearing. “Restore the Fourth,” has a double meaning; first recognizing the nation’s founding and seeking restoration of the privacy rights that used […]

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A Comment about East Jackson

on July 4, 2013, 7:36 AM / in Local News, News

Editor’s Note: East Jackson has more representation in the Community Redevelopment Corporation than any other area in the city including LANA and Bemis…. every appointment is selected by the Mayor. On Sunday June 30, Tom Bohs laments in his piece on East Jackson that that area has been forgotten or ignored. This prompted me to take a drive to see […]

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MEDICAL TEST

MEDICAL TEST

on July 4, 2013, 6:34 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Because I care about you, I want you to get checked out to make sure you’re healthy and will be around longer! MEDICAL TEST: STARE INTO THE CAT’S EYES FOR 10 SECONDS Then Scroll Down NOW STARE IN THE PUPPY’S EYES FOR 10 SECONDS .. Scroll Down Your CAT SCAN and LAB TESTS are now Complete. Special Thanks to Dee […]

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Our Lives, Our Fortunes, and Our Sacred Honor

Our Lives, Our Fortunes, and Our Sacred Honor

on July 4, 2013, 6:19 AM / in History

By: Erick Erickson Two hundred thirty seven years ago, our forefathers sat in a hot room with closed windows arguing over the future of the thirteen colonies they represented.  For a while they had thought of reconciliation with their motherland.  But over time it became clear that neither King nor Parliament were interested in anything other than submission. These fifty-six […]

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A Tribute To America’s Patriot Pastors And Stalwart Statesmen

A Tribute To America’s Patriot Pastors And Stalwart Statesmen

on July 4, 2013, 6:14 AM / in History

This column is archived here. In honor of Independence Day, I want to devote this column to the brave men of colonial America who were most responsible for our country’s successful separation from Great Britain, namely, the patriot pastors and stalwart statesmen of 1775 and 1776. It was the pulpit as much as the politician and soldier that birthed this […]

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The Mayor’s Agenda Deadline Letter for July

on July 3, 2013, 9:36 AM / in Announcements

The Mayor’s office sent his call for agenda items for the July City Council meeting. To:           Jackson City Council, Department Heads, and Lewis Cobb From:     Mayor Jerry Gist Date:       July 3, 2013 Re:           Agenda Item Deadline Items for the Tuesday, August 6, 2013, City Council Meeting must be submitted in writing by 12 noon on Monday, July 22, […]

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Administration Postpones Obamacare Mandate on Businesses–‘Past 2014 Elections’

Administration Postpones Obamacare Mandate on Businesses–‘Past 2014 Elections’

on July 3, 2013, 9:30 AM / in National News, News

By Susan Jones Original Article (CNSNews.com) – The Obama administration announced on Thursday that it is giving businesses an extra year to provide the required health insurance coverage to their full-time employees without risk of incurring tax penalties. “During this 2014 transition period, we strongly encourage employers to maintain or expand health coverage,” the TreasuryDepartment blogged. Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), […]

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