Articles by: Staff

Change the Word?

on May 24, 2013, 10:50 AM / in Religion

All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable.  – 2 Timothy 3:16 The Bible, God’s written Word, changes lives. Its message of salvation makes the most profound change, of course, but Scripture can also change the way we treat others. It can provide a firm foundation for society with its clear teachings on institutions such as marriage, […]

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A Reminder that when We Let the Government Control Marriage, We Lost Our Defense.

A Reminder that when We Let the Government Control Marriage, We Lost Our Defense.

on May 24, 2013, 10:23 AM / in National News, News

Originally Published in July, 2010 Appeals court upholds D.C. gay-marriage law A D.C. appeals court on Thursday upheld the District of Columbia law allowing same-sex marriages, rejecting an effort by opponents to put the issue before city voters. In a 5-4 decision, the D.C. Court of Appeals agreed with a D.C. Superior Court ruling and an earlier ruling by the […]

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A Little Blast from the Past

A Little Blast from the Past

on May 24, 2013, 8:22 AM / in News, State News

 Congratulations to Tennessee taxpayers and lottery losers – you for the last 5 years have been funding the education of underachieving college students on an unprecedented level. On May 22, 2008, both houses of the General Assembly approved a stop-gap reduction in the GPA required to maintain the benefits of the state’s lottery HOPE scholarship: Among the nine scholarship programs, […]

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2 dead in drugstore shootings in Tennessee

2 dead in drugstore shootings in Tennessee

on May 24, 2013, 7:56 AM / in News, State News

BEAN STATION, Tenn. An East Tennessee pharmacy owner and a customer have been killed during a robbery that left a pharmacy tech and another employee wounded. District Attorney Jimmy Dunn said a former police officer in Bean Station was taken into custody shortly after the shooting and robbery Thursday at the Down Home Pharmacy. Dunn said the former officer, 37-year-old […]

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It’s Time for Republicans to Stop “Compromising”

It’s Time for Republicans to Stop “Compromising”

on May 24, 2013, 7:52 AM / in Opinion

Posted by  Chuck Muth Here’s why Republicans in Carson City absolutely, positively shouldn’t “compromise” with Democrats this legislative session; at least not as they have in the past… “By definition, compromise is a settlement of differences with mutual concessions being made by both parties,” writes former California Republican State Sen. Bill Richardson in his book titled Confrontational Politics. “This is […]

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Vermont Declares War On Patent Trolls; Passes New Law And Sues Notorious Patent Troll

Vermont Declares War On Patent Trolls; Passes New Law And Sues Notorious Patent Troll

on May 24, 2013, 7:48 AM / in National News, News

by Mike Masnick I’ve always liked the state of Vermont — but mainly because it was a nice place to visit.  But, now the state appears to be declaring war on patent trolls.  A new anti-patent trolling law has been quietly enacted, H.299, which targets patent trolls.  Or, as it says “bad faith assertions of patent infringement.”  It does this […]

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This Is The Most Wonderful Legal Threat EVER

on May 24, 2013, 7:43 AM / in National News, News

Various journalists are claiming they have seen a video of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford smoking crack. This led to the most darling legal threat ever from a lawyer named Dennis Morris — who has represented Ford for some time — to Gawker: Update: We’ve received an email from Dennis Morris,a gentleman with a hotmail.com email address purporting to be Ford’s […]

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Is Obama striking a balance between threats and rights?

Is Obama striking a balance between threats and rights?

on May 24, 2013, 7:35 AM / in National News, News

Editor’s Note: A well written article from the left leaning By LARA JAKES and JULIE PACE   Forecasting the changing nature of threats against the U.S. for years to come, President Barack Obama says “America is at a crossroads.” And so, too, is his presidency’s counterterrorism policy, which has long struggled to balance protecting the nation from terror attacks while […]

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IRS puts Lerner on administrative leave

on May 24, 2013, 7:31 AM / in National News, News

Well it’s about time. She should have been put on leave just after her ‘apology’, or as I like to call it, her admission of guilt: FOX NEWS – The IRS official who oversaw the unit responsible for the targeting of conservative groups has been placed on administrative leave, Fox News confirms, a day after she refused to testify at […]

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Cruz calls out McCain: Some would rather cast SYMBOLIC vote against debt ceiling without actually trying to stop it

Cruz calls out McCain: Some would rather cast SYMBOLIC vote against debt ceiling without actually trying to stop it

on May 24, 2013, 7:09 AM / in National News, News

OH MAN. This is your red meat for the day. Ted Cruz totally calls out John McCain over his ‘motion to instruct‘ suggestion that the Democrats not use the budget to raise the debt ceiling: 4:07 – But what’s happening on the Republican side? Well some have suggested we ought to just have a motion to instruct. Now the problem […]

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Woolwich attack: latest

Woolwich attack: latest

on May 24, 2013, 7:03 AM / in National News, News

Follow live coverage following a terror attack in Woolwich, London, on Wednesday, in which a soldier was apparently beheaded by two Islamist terrorists.   The wedding of murdered Woolwich soldier Lee James Rigby to Rebecca Metcalfe in October 2007 and (right) Michael Adebolajo Photo: Ross Parry/ITV News Woolwich attack: why was he free to kill? Woolwich angels’ who cradled dead soldier […]

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Faith-Healing Parents Charged With Murder for Refusing Kids’ Medical Care — Should They Go to Prison?

Faith-Healing Parents Charged With Murder for Refusing Kids’ Medical Care — Should They Go to Prison?

on May 24, 2013, 6:51 AM / in National News, News

A Philadelphia couple who believe in faith healing over medicine and have had two children die of pneumonia can’t post bail before a hearing Friday. This year, the family lost a child after refusing to provide him with medical care. But it’s not the first time that Herbert and Catherine Schaible have come under scrutiny for denying life-saving health services […]

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Boy Scouts approve plan to accept openly gay boys

on May 24, 2013, 6:46 AM / in National News, News

By DAVID CRARY and NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press GRAPEVINE, Texas     (AP) — After lengthy and wrenching debate, local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America have voted to open their ranks to openly gay boys for the first time, but heated reactions from the left and right made clear that the BSA’s controversies are far from over. The Scouts’ longstanding […]

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5 Principles of Patrolling explained, with select quotes from Patton

5 Principles of Patrolling explained, with select quotes from Patton

on May 24, 2013, 6:32 AM / in Opinion

In Ranger school or the equivalent that I attended, there was a common joke that when coming to a point of decision, when do you remind the person in a leadership position about the “5th Principle of Patrolling” (as if that would make their life easier). By the way the Principles of Patrolling are not a checklist, you have to do all five […]

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CityScan has a “solution” for cash-strapped cities

on May 24, 2013, 5:58 AM / in National News, News

Scott Roberts Freedom Foundation Washington State – It may sound Orwellian to have government watching and fining you for installing a bike rack or flower box, but if CityScan has their way, this is exactly what is coming to a town near you. CitySan is a company that uses Nokia’s LiDAR mapping technology to create 3-D images of the built […]

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Judge says USA INC is just a corporate franchise network

Judge says USA INC is just a corporate franchise network

on May 23, 2013, 8:30 AM / in Opinion

Our federal government has instructed our federal, state and local police agencies that everyone who purports to be a SOVEREIGN should be TREATED as a TERRORIST! They have also brainwashed the American public into believing that being a SOVEREIGN is anti-American and unpatriotic! Perhaps this is: “The POT calling the KETTLE black?” WHAT IS SOVEREIGNTY? It is the inherent right and […]

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Employers Find Huge ACA Loophole

on May 23, 2013, 8:26 AM / in National News, News

Employers have found an Obamacare loophole. According to ACA regulations, “minimum essential coverage” with a robust and rich set of benefits is required only for plans offered to individuals and small businesses with less than 50 employees. This enormous loophole gives large employers a choice quite unfriendly to President Obama’s national health care agenda. As The Wall Street Journal reports, […]

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The Daily Dog Run

The Daily Dog Run

on May 23, 2013, 7:56 AM / in National News, News

10 Things to Know for Today Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. OBAMA TO REMAKE COUNTERTERRORISM POLICY The president will announce changes in the way the U.S. conducts unmanned drone strikes after disclosing that a fourth U.S. citizen had been killed in secretive strikes abroad. 2. SOLDIER HACKED […]

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Michigan Right to Life goes to the wall to protect babies conceived in rape

Michigan Right to Life goes to the wall to protect babies conceived in rape

on May 23, 2013, 7:05 AM / in National News, News

by Kirsten Andersen LANSING, MI, May 22, 2013 (LifeSiteNews) – No matter the crimes of their parents, babies conceived in rape have the same right to life as the rest of us.  That’s the idea behind a massive petition drive aimed at overturning Michigan Governor Rick Snyder’s veto of a bill that would have allowed people who participate in ObamaCare’s […]

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Horses seized from East Knox farm where abuse happened before

on May 23, 2013, 6:59 AM / in News, State News

Animal control officers were at an East Knox County farm Wednesday afternoon, seizing horses from a couple who’ve been in trouble before. The Knox County Sheriff’s Office says six horses were taken from the property on Voltz Lane because of injuries and poor conditions. They were taken to the UT Veterinary hospital for treatment. Linda Cowell, 59, and Barry Smith, […]

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