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Old Glory

The following was written by an American Soldier who wishes to remain anonymous.

Politics
A History Worth Erasing?

Like all nations, America has had her growing pains. Our history is full of amaz

Lifestyle
Life is Tough - It’s Not Fair

On a day when the kids were still quite young, I was hit with the “It

Politics
What the living can do for the dead, this Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a time of great emotion for some of us. While there is nothing w

Politics
Merkel urges EU to control their own destiny, after Trump visit, climate change decision

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday that “the past few days”

Politics
SHAKEUP LOOMING? Trump mulling overhaul to WH staff, report says

President Trump is reportedly considering a major shakeup to his White House sta

News

News
ANTI-TRUMP TIRADE Princeton prof melts down during commencement

A Princeton University professor accused President Trump of being a “racist, sexist megalomaniac” in a May 20 commencement speech at Hampshire College, a priv...

PROM NIGHT FIGHT Muslim Students Ask to Alter Date for Ramadan

Prom night conflict pits Muslim students vs. education officials High school to offer condoms on prom night The sun has set on students’ request to ch...

Trump Told NATO Members to Pay Up, And He's Right

On May 25th in Brussels, President Donald Trump addressed his fellow heads of state leading the now Sixty-Eight year old North Atlantic Treaty Organization, an allia...

Business

Business
Ford set to fire CEO Mark Fields as shares founder: source

By Laurence Frost and David Shepardson | PARIS/DETROIT Ford Motor Co is expected to announce the departure of Chief Executive Mark Fields in a...

GE Announces $15 Billion of Business Deals with Saudi Arabia

GE announces $15 billion of business deals with Saudi Arabia   Vice Chairman of General Electric, John Rice and Saudi Governor of Small & Medium Ente...

Strong Earnings Lift Investor Spirits After Trump Slump

Strong earnings lift investor spirits after Trump slump Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 18, 2017. ...

Lifestyle

Lifestyle
Life is Tough - It’s Not Fair

On a day when the kids were still quite young, I was hit with the “It’s not fair!”  line.  All parents have heard it numerous times. On t...

Memorial Day Celebration-- a Veteran's Perspective

Happy Memorial Day.   As a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran and a Veteran of the Gulf War,  Memorial Day is a somber event in a sense, but it is also as a...

TODD STARNES: Boy's Graduation Speech Pulled Over Christian Content

Boy's Graduation Speech Pulled over Christian Content By Todd Starnes The small town of Akin, Illinois is the heartbeat of the heartland. It’s a place...

Outdoors

Outdoors
Off Grid Bicycles

Just imagine-- you are sitting at your computer, reading the latest news at MadisonsCPC.net or Lanterns.Buzz,  drinking your cup of coffee when it happens.  The...

Bad news for fishing season

Snapper fishing takes a hit with super-short season   By Tony HansenPublished May 19, 2017 The 2017 red snapper season has been set to last just...

Cycling Defense Part 2 (Real Life)

I recently wrote an article titled Cycling Self-Defense. In that article, I talked about how to defend yourself while riding a bicycle.  Well, I am going to rev...

Education

Education
This Day in History - May 29

May 29 1453 – Constantinople falls to Muhammad II, ending the Byzantine Empire 1630 – King of England, Charles II, is born 1660 – Charles II is...

This Day in History - May 28

May 28 585 BC – A solar eclipse interrupts a battle outside Sardis in western Turkey between Medes and Lydians. The battle ends in a draw 1738 – Dr. Jos...

This Day in History - May 27

May 27 927 – Simeon I of Bulgaria dies 1564 – Protestant reformer John Calvin dies 1647 – Achsah Young becomes the first woman known to be exec...

Politics

Politics
Old Glory

The following was written by an American Soldier who wishes to remain anonymous. Even though painful, he wears his tender heart on his sleeve for all to see.   ...

A History Worth Erasing?

Like all nations, America has had her growing pains. Our history is full of amazing stories of patriotism, the fight for liberty, and of the people behind them. Even the ...

What the living can do for the dead, this Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a time of great emotion for some of us. While there is nothing wrong with enjoying your day off with hot dogs and beer, some of us would ask a few moments...

Sports

Sports
Deric makes 4 saves, Dynamo and FC Dallas tie 0-0

USA Today Sports Images FC Dallas (5-2-5) outshot the Dynamo (6-5-2) 16-5 and seemingly controlled the match, but extended its winless streak to four games, despite th...

Crash in Indianapolis 500 Rips Rear of Scott Dixon's Car Off - Starting Lineup for the 2017 Indianapolis 500

Crash in Indianapolis 500 rips rear of Scott Dixon's car off By Samuel Reiman The car driven by Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, goes over the top of Jay Ho...

Stanley Cup 2017: Predators vs. Penguins predictions

The 2017 Stanley Cup Final will make history regardless of the outcome. The Pittsburgh Penguins could become the first team in 19 years to repeat as champions. The Nashvi...

Entertainment

Entertainment
Lessons From the Movies: How Much Freedom is Too Much?

It was recently announced that actress, Diane Keaton, will receive this year's American Film Institute Lifetime Achievement Award. Just as an aside, I submit tha...

Gregg Allman dead: Singer, organist for The Allman Brothers Band was 69

Gregg Allman, the legendary frontman of The Allman Brothers, died Saturday, a publicist said. He was 69. Allman died at his home in Savannah, Georgia, publicist Ken We...

Ariana Grande fans respond to star's Twitter post about Manchester tragedy

Singer Ariana Grande arrives at the 56th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California January 26, 2014. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES TAGS: ENTERTAINMENT) (GRA...

Technology

Technology
Westworld to REAL World

Westworld-style robots will 'be in our homes' within ten years   By Margi Murphy   Robots that think and feel emotions like humans will ...

Alien Superstructures Nearby?

Gigantic 'alien megastructures' built by an advanced civilisation could be orbiting dozens of nearby stars, boffin says   The world was electrified...

Mars trip will start on moon

  The plan to send humans to Mars includes a one-year layover in orbit around the moon in the late 2020s, Space reports. Greg Williams, NASA&rsqu...

Religion

Religion
Favorite Prey: The Coptic Church

Reuters reported this morning that the leader of ISIS in Egypt has warned Muslims “to stay away from Christian gatherings.” The hot news in the States this...

A popular public school Bible class in West Virginia faces legal challenge

PRINCETON, W.Va. — Gym is Trenton Tolliver’s favorite class. But the 7-year-old is also a huge fan of the weekly Bible course at Princeton Primary, his p...

Hey, check-box Christians

You know how the sermon goes — “Don't be a check-box Christian.” I've heard and read this well-meaning advice many times. Here’s the...

Weather

Weather
Tornado damages homes, downs power lines in Oklahoma town - FOX NEWS WEATHER CENTER

A tornado is seen moving through Owasso, Oklahoma.  (Courtesy Joan Long) slides Damage after a tornado touched down in Owasso, Oklahoma.  (Courtesy...

Midwest rivers receding after heavy rains, but Mississippi River still a threat - Torrential rain crushes NYC

Swollen rivers in the Midwest are starting to recede following days of heavy rain this week, but the Mississippi River in St. Louis and north of the city is expected to c...

House crashes into Arkansas bridge after severe storms - Arkansas moves to recovery mode after record flooding

A flooded house rammed into a bridge in Arkansas, pushed along by powerful rushing water and captured on video -- just one of the moments of destruction from the deadly f...