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October 21st in History

October 21st in History

on October 21, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

October 21 is the 294th day of the year (295th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 71 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Blessed Charles of Austria (Roman Catholic Church) Hilarion John of Bridlington Laura of Saint Catherine of Siena Leticia (one of The Korean Martyrs) Peter Yu Tae-chol Tuda of […]

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A Politically Correct Wooss

A Politically Correct Wooss

on October 20, 2018, 11:07 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Civility: Nothing like a little Blackmail

Civility: Nothing like a little Blackmail

on October 20, 2018, 11:01 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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How Al Gore Built The Global Warming Fraud

How Al Gore Built The Global Warming Fraud

on October 20, 2018, 7:23 AM / in Opinion

And changed the alarmism from global cooling to global warming, and now climate change by Jay Lehr and Tom Harris (AmmoLand.com)- Although his science is often seriously wrong, no one can deny that Al Gore has a flare for the dramatic. Speaking about climate change in an October 12 PBS interview, the former vice-president proclaimed, “We have a global emergency.” […]

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Liawatha

Liawatha

on October 20, 2018, 7:20 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Art by A.F. Branco

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Urgent

on October 20, 2018, 7:16 AM / in Announcements

“Nashville had the highest turnout with 10,249 people voting Wednesday in Davidson County. When adding in absentee ballots and votes cast at nursing homes, the tally was 14,616.” I believe this turnout is connected to Amendment 1 being on the ballot. If we want to prevent a massive tax increase in Davidson County and if we want to support our local police, those who OPPOSE […]

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Tennessee early voting turnout massive as midterm interest approaches presidential level

on October 20, 2018, 6:05 AM / in State News

By Joey Garrison, Nashville Tennessean Ranked second to last in the nation for voter turnout and nearly as bad in voter registration, Tennessee is faced with a problem: Getting residents to the polls. Nashville Tennessean Turnout was massive Wednesday across Tennessee for the first day of early voting with open races for U.S. Senate and governor both on the line. Voting […]

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How the Islamic World was Forged: An Exercise in Common Sense

How the Islamic World was Forged: An Exercise in Common Sense

on October 20, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

H/T to Bobbie By Raymond Ibrahim  /  Front Page Mag What made non-Muslims convert to Islam, leading to the creation of the Islamic world? Early historical sources—both Muslim and non-Muslim—make clear that the Islamic empire was forged by the sword; that people embraced Islam, not so much out of sincere faith, but for a myriad of reasons—from converting in order […]

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From the RTP Archives…

From the RTP Archives…

on October 20, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, National News, Opinion, State News

By RockyTopPolitics.com [Editors’ note:  In anticipation of former Cong. Steve Fincher’s entry into the U.S. Senate race, we bring back an oldy, but moldy post of Fincher’s putrid deal with Nancy Pelosi, shortly before he left Congress.  You’re welcome.] What’s that splat on the road? The conservative newspaper, The Washington Examiner, jumps all over the Farmer from Frog Jump: “Fincher represents what’s worst […]

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Risky Business

Risky Business

on October 20, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

Good morning, it’s Friday, October 20, 2017. Fourteen years ago today, a 40-year-old daredevil from Canton, Michigan, leapt into the Niagara River with nothing protecting him but his clothes and a serene expression that was disquieting to those who watched him float over the famous falls. “It was really freaky, actually,” bystander Lynda Satelmajer told reporters. “He was smiling.” Miraculously, […]

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October 20th in History

October 20th in History

on October 20, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

October 20 is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 72 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast days: Acca of Hexham Artemius Caprasius of Agen Hedwig (in Canada, moved from Oct. 16) Irene of Tomar Magdalene of Nagasaki Margaret Marie Alacoque (in Canada, moved from Oct. 16) October 20 […]

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What Is Heavy When Empty?

What Is Heavy When Empty?

on October 20, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Learn to do good; seek justice, rebuke the oppressor; defend the fatherless, plead for the widow. —Isaiah 1:17 After reading Isaiah 1, I thought of this riddle: What is heavy for God when it’s empty for me? Nothing is too hard for God to do, of course, but that doesn’t mean that nothing is a burden to Him. In fact, […]

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Don’t Cast a Naive Vote for U.S. Senate

Don’t Cast a Naive Vote for U.S. Senate

on October 19, 2018, 1:28 PM / in Opinion

By David Fowler  |   FACT One thing I know from 12 years in the Tennessee Senate and another 12 years trying to work with the General Assembly is party politics and how it affects what legislators do. So, with early voting starting this week and a hotly contested U.S. Senate race on the ballot, here’s what I have to say […]

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Have a Blessed Friday

Have a Blessed Friday

on October 19, 2018, 8:18 AM / in Announcements

From the Staff of The Jackson Press

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Florida Supreme Court rules next governor will appoint three supreme court justices

Florida Supreme Court rules next governor will appoint three supreme court justices

on October 19, 2018, 8:16 AM / in State News

Ballotpedia The Florida Supreme Court ruled only the next governor, not incumbent Rick Scott (R), could appoint replacements for state Supreme Court Justices Barbara J. Pariente, R. Fred Lewis, and Peggy Quince, all of whom are retiring at the end of their terms January 7, 2019. Pariente and Lewis were appointed by Gov. Lawton Chiles (D) in 1997 and 1998, […]

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Taliban attack kills two Afghan security chiefs ahead of elections

on October 19, 2018, 8:10 AM / in International News

Afghanistan is delaying parliamentary elections in the southern province of Kandahar for one week after a Taliban attack killed two top provincial leaders on Thursday as they left a meeting with General Scott Miller, the commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan, two days before the scheduled balloting. Miller was not injured. Gunfire from at least one attacker killed […]

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Mnuchin withdraws from Saudi financial conference

on October 19, 2018, 8:07 AM / in International News, National News

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday decided to withdraw from next week’s Future Investment Initiative conference in Saudi Arabia, following the lead of corporate and media executives who pulled out over the disappearance of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Mnuchin had faced bipartisan criticism for previously planning to attend despite evidence linking Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to Saudi […]

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Trump says he believes Khashoggi is dead

on October 19, 2018, 8:05 AM / in International News

President Trump said Thursday that he believes Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi journalist who disappeared Oct. 2 after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, is dead. Trump also said credible intelligence reports suggest involvement by high-level Saudi leaders, although he stopped short of blaming Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Some of the Saudi agents Turkey has said appear to have killed […]

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The GOP’s October Comeback

on October 19, 2018, 7:56 AM / in Opinion

By Karl Rove  |  Rove.com Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings jolted Republican enthusiasm. The July 22 NPR/PBS News House/Marist poll, for example, found that 78% of Democrats and only 68% of Republicans considered this midterm “very important.” By October, the same poll showed the Democrats’ edge had mostly evaporated: 82% of Democrats and 80% of Republicans called the elections “very […]

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Behind the Honduran March on America: Barack Obama

Behind the Honduran March on America: Barack Obama

on October 19, 2018, 7:42 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

Is anyone surprised at this bit of news?????  –  Jackie By Judi McLeod  |   Canada Free Press What can hidden “Resistance” leader, former President Barack Obama and his handpicked protege for the 2016 presidential election possibly do to the USA from their D.C. underground activism network? Send a 2,000-and-still-growing march of Hondurans on the U.S.—with a Nov. 6 Midterm Election Day […]

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