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Leading Democrat: Gun control faces uphill climb

Leading Democrat: Gun control faces uphill climb

on January 28, 2013, 10:47 AM / in National News, News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who’s leading the push to restore an assault weapon ban, acknowledged on Sunday that the effort faces tough odds to pass Congress and she blamed the nation’s largest gun-rights group.Feinstein, D-Calif., on Thursday introduced a bill that would prohibit 157 specific weapons and ammunition magazines that have more than 10 rounds. The White House […]

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Another Family Business Destroyed: Morningland Dairy Raw Milk Cheese Raided 1/25/13

Another Family Business Destroyed: Morningland Dairy Raw Milk Cheese Raided 1/25/13

on January 28, 2013, 10:40 AM / in National News, News

Submitted by Betty Liberty on Sun, 01/27/2013 – 23:25 In business 30 years with not one customer ever getting sick.  18 tons of product seized to be destroyed by the Missouri Milk Board. On August 26th, 2010 the destruction of Morningland Dairy began. Having lost a two and half year battle with cancer of the State, the interment will take place […]

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Secret Service dog dies during bomb sweep for Biden

Secret Service dog dies during bomb sweep for Biden

on January 28, 2013, 10:31 AM / in National News, News

A Belgian Malinois. (Getty Images via CNN) A Secret Service dog fell to its death in New Orleans over the weekend while performing a sweep of a six-story parking garage. The garage was next to the Ritz Carlton where Vice President Joe Biden was speaking. The bomb-sniffing dog, a Belgian Malinois, fell from the roof of the parking deck next […]

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Senators push immigration plan

on January 28, 2013, 10:30 AM / in National News, News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A bipartisan group of U.S. senators has agreed on an immigration reform plan that would provide a path to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants in the United States but only after borders are better secured. The plan, unveiled a day before President Barack Obama is to give a policy speech on immigration in Nevada, tackles […]

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Azarenka repeats as Aussie champ

Azarenka repeats as Aussie champ

on January 26, 2013, 8:49 AM / in Sports, Tennis

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Victoria Azarenka overcome an often hostile crowd to win back-to-back Australian Open titles, beating Li Na 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 in a dramatic final on Saturday that contained a break for fireworks, two medical timeouts and a nasty fall that caused Li to black out momentarily. The Chinese star first tumbled to the court after twisting her left […]

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New York’s Anti-Prohibitionists Get Day in Court

New York’s Anti-Prohibitionists Get Day in Court

on January 25, 2013, 9:42 AM / in National News, News, State News

Yesterday, a New York court heard the argument by groups opposing the New York City ban on sodas larger than 16 ounces in restaurants and other eateries. Advocates for consumer choice argued that the prohibition was improperly passed, discriminated against particular businesses, and unfairly targeted certain demographics. Our Senior Research Analyst told amNewYork that the ban was improperly approved, and […]

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Rotten to the Core: Obama’s War on Academic Standards (Part 1)

Rotten to the Core: Obama’s War on Academic Standards (Part 1)

on January 25, 2013, 8:04 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

by MICHELLE  MALKIN America’s downfall doesn’t begin with the “low-information voter.” It starts  with the no-knowledge student. For decades, collectivist agitators in our schools have chipped away at  academic excellence in the name of fairness, diversity and social justice.  “Progressive” reformers denounced Western civilization requirements, the  Founding Fathers and the Great Books as racist. They attacked traditional  grammar classes as […]

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We live in a culture of Peter Pans

We live in a culture of Peter Pans

on January 25, 2013, 4:57 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Jason Barney Latin Teacher, Clapham School EACH FALL, Hillsdale College awards the Salvatori Prize for Excellence in Teaching to a teacher at a private or charter K-12 school that offers a classical education in keeping with the guidelines of Hillsdale’s Charter School Initiative and of Hillsdale Academy, the College’s private K-12 school. The 2012 Salvatori Prize was awarded to […]

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Why my support for abortion was based on love…and lies

Why my support for abortion was based on love…and lies

on January 25, 2013, 4:16 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

by Jennifer Fulwiler NCRegister – When I was younger, I was always particularly shocked when I heard about societies where it was common to abandon or kill unwanted newborns. In college I once read a particularly graphic description of a family in ancient Greece “discarding” a newborn baby girl. I was shocked to the point of breathlessness. I was also horribly […]

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Man, Sex, God, and Yale

Man, Sex, God, and Yale

on January 24, 2013, 3:52 PM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Nathan Harden Editor, The College Fix The following is adapted from a speech delivered at Hillsdale College on September 20, 2012. IN 1951, William F. Buckley, Jr., a graduate of Yale the year before, published his first book, God & Man at Yale. In the preface, he described two ideas that he had brought with him to Yale and […]

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Really, Mr. President?

on January 24, 2013, 7:49 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Commentary from Twila Brase, President CCHF January 23, 2013 This week I’m taking the liberty to use the “News to Know” section to answer the many and persistent questions I’ve been receiving about the exchange. But first, let’s discuss the President’s inauguration. Actions speak louder than words. Who was President Obama trying to convince otherwise in his inaugural speech? The […]

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Were We Told the Truth?

Were We Told the Truth?

on January 23, 2013, 9:59 PM / in Local News, News

(Editor’s Note: While many of our volunteer staff have access to Mr. Fain’s sites, this Editor has been block from viewing any of his work. The staff’s work on this piece is unedited. Please note that it is normally the not the wishes of the Editor to dabble in the business dealings of companies doing business with each other. This Editor feels that […]

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Discussing TN State Rep. Joe Carr’s Anti-Gun Control Bill

on January 23, 2013, 5:20 PM / in Local News, National News, News, State News

Recently you may have heard that TN Rep. Joe Carr introduced HB0042 in the coming session of the 108th Tennessee General Assembly. An unexpected result in filing HB0042 was that it also caught the attention of the liberal national media. I was contacted last Thursday by MSNBC and the producers of Al Sharptons, PoliticsNation talk show. They invited him to do a […]

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National School Choice Week celebration

National School Choice Week celebration

on January 22, 2013, 7:54 PM / in Local News, News, State News

Friends, Don’t forget to RSVP to the special event we are co-hosting to kick off National School Choice Week on Tuesday, January 29th from 6:30 to 7:30 at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Nashville (611 Commerce Street). We will hear about the importance of educational choice from Patrick Byrne, CEO of Overstock.com, former WNBA star Lisa Leslie, and passionate student […]

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Is money the root of all evil

Is money the root of all evil

on January 22, 2013, 5:40 PM / in Opinion

    “I have a dream,” declared MLK. “I have a drone,” warns BHO. Someone forwarded that to us yesterday. Clever buggers. Even in a world tempted by moral degeneracy, by rampant military activism over peaceful trade, by coercion over cooperation, governments over markets, some people still “get it.” Not everybody, of course. Not even close. For every individual who […]

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Sharapova still solid Down Under

Sharapova still solid Down Under

on January 22, 2013, 8:34 AM / in News, Sports, Tennis

Maria Sharapova has lost only nine games in five matches on the way to the semifinals at the Australian Open. Always the perfectionist, she sees room for improvement. Sharapova beat fellow Russian Ekaterina Makarova 6-2, 6-2 Tuesday and was asked afterward if she’d lost focus in only a few games this tournament. ”No, I’d probably say more,” she said, ”but […]

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It Could End Today

It Could End Today

on January 22, 2013, 8:23 AM / in National News, News

Never-ending debt ceiling increases. Higher taxes. Out-of-control spending. Massive expansions of the police state. A Big Brother takeover of the Internet. Total gun bans… Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has a plan to force Obama’s Big Government agenda on the American people, and it begins by destroying the Senate filibuster. And he’s willing to flat-out break Senate rules and longstanding […]

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Minutes of the Jackson-Madison County Library January 16th 2013

on January 22, 2013, 8:16 AM / in Local News, News

Board of Trustees Called Meeting Library Board Room January 16, 2013 Present: Brandon McWherter              Chairman Arlene Griffin             Interim Director/NorthMgr. Terica Smith                           Vice Chair Carla Jacobs               Hatchie Regional Library Jerry Bastin                            Treasurer Ron Pennell                City of Jackson Liaison Charles Baldwin                     Board Member Sue Barnes                  President of the Friends Dinah Harris                           Library Director        Call to Order/Introductions: The meeting was called […]

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Minutes of the Jackson-Madison County Library December 17th, 2012

on January 22, 2013, 8:12 AM / in Local News, News

Editor’s Note: We will attempt to publish notices where when and where we can in order to get the public up to date. Board of Trustees Called Meeting in the Library Board Room December 17, 2012 Present: Brandon McWherter              Chairman Charles Baldwin                     Board Member Terica Smith                           Vice Chair Elaine Christian                      Board Member Jerry Bastin                            Treasurer Glenn Vaulx                           Board Member […]

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Will the U.S. Follow Germany’s Example?

Will the U.S. Follow Germany’s Example?

on January 22, 2013, 7:37 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

The country that invented Nazism sets up national gun registry Something very instructive just happened in Germany. Germany just implemented “a vast registry that details every legal gun owner in the country, along with information about all of their firearms.” They did this, based on records that, in some cases, “were kept on index cards across what used to be […]

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