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Wednesday Open Thread | Tennessee man says he was fired after being spotted sitting during national anthem

Tennessee man says that he was fired from his job at a local kickboxing gym because he sat during the national anthem at a weekend event. Local news station Fox 17 reports that Tyler Chancellor, who until this week had … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Sen. Kamala Harris plans to back Medicare for all legislation

Sen. Kamala Harris will co-sponsor a Medicare-for-all plan proposed by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), she told Californians at a town hall in Oakland on Wednesday. The freshman Democratic senator from California has previously said she supports the concept of universal … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Army Corps of Engineers to open dams to stem Houston flooding

HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to begin releasing water into Buffalo Bayou from two flood-control dams on the western outskirts of the city. Col. Lars Zetterstrom is commander of the Galveston District of the Corps … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Was Trump’s warning to North Korea plagiarized from Truman’s speech?

Hat tip JeffreyGuterman #Truman: The like of which has never been seen on this earth. 8/6/1945 #Trump: The likes of which this world has never seen before. 8/8/2017 #Truman: The like of which has never been seen on this earth. … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Illinois makes ‘Barack Obama Day’ a state holiday

Former President Obama is being honored with a new state holiday in his former state of Illinois. Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) signed a measure Friday to make Aug. 4 “Barack Obama Day” in the state, according to NBC Chicago. … Continue reading

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Sunday Praise & Worship | Faithful and True | Dennis Jernigan

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Wednesday Open Thread | Mark Warner: Treasury’s financial crimes unit has handed over 2,000+ pages of docs to Senate Intel Cmte

Warner: Treasury's financial crimes unit has handed over 2,000+ pages of docs to Senate intel Russia investigators https://t.co/KaWQCOcnjB — Bradd Jaffy (@BraddJaffy) June 28, 2017

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