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The Only One

The Only One

on August 31, 2017, 6:12 AM / in Religion

The eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and His ears are open to their prayers. —1 Peter 3:12 Read: Psalm 34 As a teacher with many years of experience in high school and college classrooms, I have observed many kinds of students. One in particular is what I call the “just me and the teacher” student. This pupil […]

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Did Rep. William Lamberth and almost all other Tennessee Republican Legislators pass a law in 2017 that now allows local governments to close local parks?    Knoxville says “yipee, yes they did!”

Did Rep. William Lamberth and almost all other Tennessee Republican Legislators pass a law in 2017 that now allows local governments to close local parks? Knoxville says “yipee, yes they did!”

on August 30, 2017, 8:40 AM / in Opinion, State News

Did Rep. William Lamberth and almost all other Tennessee Republican Legislators pass a law in 2017 that now allows local governments to close local parks? Knoxville says “yipee, yes they did!” Tennessee Firearms Association has previously reported on a new law that most legislators supported (perhaps blindly) in 2017 that is now potentially going to create all kinds of abuses […]

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Breaking: Conservatives Trying to Block Ryan’s Surrender to Democrats

Breaking: Conservatives Trying to Block Ryan’s Surrender to Democrats

on August 30, 2017, 8:35 AM / in Announcements, Opinion

This may well be our last chance to take back some of what we have allowed to rule over us by not paying attention each election.  Voting straight party line is a disaster and LAZINESS by those who do so.  Re-electing these thieves – letting them be career bandits who vote themselves in every benefit they can should make you […]

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Investigators of the Jackson Police Department need assistance identifying this person of interest.

Investigators of the Jackson Police Department need assistance identifying this person of interest.

on August 30, 2017, 8:29 AM / in Local News

Shoplifting Investigators of the Jackson Police Department are investigating the theft of merchandise from Walmart, 2171 S. Highland Avenue.  The Jackson Police Department needs your assistance in identifying this person of interest. On August 15th at 3:20 P.M., video surveillance captures a slim built, white male with short dark hair wearing a blue t-shirt and camouflage shorts load a television in […]

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GOP Senator Who Slammed Trump As Unstable Race-baiter Failed To Disclose $4 Million in Income Over Eight Years

GOP Senator Who Slammed Trump As Unstable Race-baiter Failed To Disclose $4 Million in Income Over Eight Years

on August 30, 2017, 8:25 AM / in National News

By Michal Addady    /    Fortune Tennessee Senator Bob Corker has reportedly failed to disclose millions of dollars in income from various investments since taking office in 2007. While Senators often amend financial-disclosure forms, Corker filed dozens of corrections on Friday, according to the Wall Street Journal following an inquiry by the paper over regarding irregularities in his original forms. The […]

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Want to Help Animals Affected by Hurricane Harvey? Be Careful.

Want to Help Animals Affected by Hurricane Harvey? Be Careful.

on August 30, 2017, 8:21 AM / in National News

The pictures that emerged over the weekend of stranded animals in southeast Texas certainly pulled at our heartstrings. Along with all of the damage Hurricane Harvey has inflicted on humans, it has also impacted many dogs, cats, and other pets. But anyone moved to make a donation to help animals affected by the storm should think twice about giving to […]

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The News by Real Clear Defense

The News by Real Clear Defense

on August 30, 2017, 8:15 AM / in National News

A Proposed Solution to Russia’s Standoff With the West. Sandra Erwin spotlights an idea for a new NATO strategy from the Brookings Institution’s Michael O’Hanlon. Beyond NATO: A New European Security Architecture. This companion video is featured in RealClearWorld. Pentagon Steps Up Hurricane Support. Sandra has the details.in RealClearDefense. Diplomacy Is the Only Way Forward on Venezuela. RCWorld’s series on […]

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D.C. Circuit: pipeline environmental review must include impacts of eventual gas use

D.C. Circuit: pipeline environmental review must include impacts of eventual gas use

on August 30, 2017, 8:07 AM / in National News, Opinion

Before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission can approve a new pipeline it must engage in environmental review not just of the impact of the pipeline itself on its surroundings, but of the later carbon emissions when end users burn the gas it carries. So ruled the D.C. Circuit August 24 in Sierra Club v. FERC. [Emily Flitter/Reuters, Timothy Cama/The Hill, Pace Law] Judge […]

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The Law by Walter Olson

on August 30, 2017, 8:04 AM / in National News, Opinion

OVERLAWYERED.COM Elected-official governance of how state university law centers sue local governments = “interference”? [J. Clara Chan, Chronicle of Higher Education; Jane Stancill, News and Observer; Ana Irizarry, UNC Daily Tarheel; James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal, Jesse Saffron, Alex Contarino, Frank Pray] Zen Magnets update: “How One Man’s Quest To Save His Magnets Became A Massive Regulatory Battle” [Jeremy Kutner, Huffington Post, earlier] “The […]

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Haslam Urges Action on Forrest Statue

Haslam Urges Action on Forrest Statue

on August 30, 2017, 7:57 AM / in State News

By Toby Sells   /   Memphis Flyer In a letter issued Monday, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam urged members of the Tennessee Historical Commission to act on Memphis’ request to remove the statue of Nathan Bedford Forrest from Health Sciences Park during the board’s next meeting in October. The 23-member commission has sole authority for the statue’s removal thanks to […]

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Houston Police: Looters Are Targeting Firefighters, Officer

Houston Police: Looters Are Targeting Firefighters, Officer

on August 30, 2017, 7:47 AM / in National News, State News

By Ted Goodman /  The Daily Caller Houston firefighters came under gunfire from looters while conducting search and rescue operations Monday. Houston police union officials told The Daily Caller News Foundation that a group of firefighters were targeted by looters while helping people escape the catastrophic flooding. “We had firefighters out there helping people, and looters started firing on them,” […]

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ANTIFA DEMANDS THE U.S. BE DESTROYED

ANTIFA DEMANDS THE U.S. BE DESTROYED

on August 30, 2017, 7:41 AM / in National News, Opinion

But few high-level Democrats are willing to denounce these terrorists. By  Matthew Vadum  /  Front Page Mag Video has surfaced showing masked Antifa thugs in Berkeley, California, last weekend calling for the destruction of the United States. “No Trump, no wall, no USA at all!” the large gathering of cowardly black bloc-style protesters chanted at a conservative “No to Marxism” rally. […]

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Obama ‘Still Running the FBI,’ Says Lawyer After Agency Blocks Access to Clinton Records

Obama ‘Still Running the FBI,’ Says Lawyer After Agency Blocks Access to Clinton Records

on August 30, 2017, 7:38 AM / in National News, Opinion

by NEIL MUNRO   /    Breitbart FBI officials are claiming a lack of public interest justifies their decision to keep Hilary Clinton’s very controversial archived records from being released to the public. “We have determined you have not sufficiently demonstrated that the public’s interest in disclosure outweighs personal privacy interests of the subject,” says the August 28 letter from David […]

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Best Quote of the Day

on August 30, 2017, 7:30 AM / in People

“It was reported that Gary Cohn, Trump’s chief economic adviser, had written a letter of resignation in objection to Trump’s remarks following the Charlottesville riot. Cohn said he went to Bedminster, NJ where Trump is staying during the August break and decided not to hand it in, but to stay on. That prompted one Tweeter to recall the Moody Blues’ “Nights […]

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From the Bench to the Courtroom

on August 30, 2017, 7:24 AM / in State News

He may be right but we are not sure if this is not a perfect example of no commitment to the game A California high school baseball coach is being sued by a former player who claims the coach bullied him by benching him his senior year. Robbie Lopez and his parents are suing Robbie’s former Los Altos High School […]

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Losing Patience for ObamaCare Repeal, Here is one way to approach it

Losing Patience for ObamaCare Repeal, Here is one way to approach it

on August 30, 2017, 7:05 AM / in National News

A retired attorney in Virginia is suing the Republican National Committee as well as several GOP leaders, alleging fraud and racketeering because the Republicans have failed to repeal the Affordable Care Act. On the heels of a failed vote in the Senate to approve a bill to repeal the ACA, Bob Heghmann has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court […]

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Affirmative Action Is Unconstitutional, Unpopular and Based Upon a False Pretense of “Diversity”

Affirmative Action Is Unconstitutional, Unpopular and Based Upon a False Pretense of “Diversity”

on August 30, 2017, 6:56 AM / in Opinion

BY TIMOTHY H. LEE  /  Center for Individual Freedom “The way to stop discrimination on the basis of race is to stop discriminating on the basis of race.”   Although just ten years old, the words of Chief Justice John Roberts writing for the majority in Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1 have already ascended into the pantheon […]

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Berkeley Mayor Wants University of California to Cancel ‘Free Speech Week’

Berkeley Mayor Wants University of California to Cancel ‘Free Speech Week’

on August 30, 2017, 6:50 AM / in State News

By CNSNews.com Staff (CNSNews.com) – Jesse Arreguin, the mayor of Berkeley, Calif., is calling for the University of California to cancel the “Free Speech Week” that has been scheduled for next month by the Berkeley Patriot, which the San Francisco Chronicle describes as “a conservative campus group.” “I don’t want Berkeley being used as a punching bag,” the Chronicle quoted the mayor as saying. […]

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Suffragists not snowflakes – courage not faintness of heart makes history.

Suffragists not snowflakes – courage not faintness of heart makes history.

on August 30, 2017, 6:42 AM / in Opinion

by DR. ROBIN MCFEE   /   Family Security Matters “The best protection any woman can have… is courage” Elizabeth Cady Stanton I wonder, as we approach the 97th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which granted women the right to vote, if August 26th even holds significance anymore. How many women who voted, and who didn’t vote, in the most […]

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Hurricane Harvey Has Dumped 15 Trillion Gallons Of Water On Texas And May Be The Most Expensive Natural Disaster In U.S. History

Hurricane Harvey Has Dumped 15 Trillion Gallons Of Water On Texas And May Be The Most Expensive Natural Disaster In U.S. History

on August 30, 2017, 6:35 AM / in National News

Authorities are now telling us that Hurricane Harvey may end up causing more economic damage than even Hurricane Katrina did.  We already knew that some parts of southeast Texas are going to be “uninhabitable for an extended period of time”, but the latest forecasts are calling for about 10 more inches of total rain than had previously been projected.  At this […]

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