Articles by: Staff

Tell Congress, “Learn to Say, No”

Tell Congress, “Learn to Say, No”

on September 11, 2013, 8:03 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Congress seems to be in a bit of a pickle. It is now back from recess and ready to tackle the issues. Or is it? First on the list of priorities is the conflict in Syria. The Nobel Peace Prize-winning President Obama is in the midst of working hard to convince world leaders and the American public to go to […]

Read more ›
Questions and Answers: Retail Pet Store Final Rule

Questions and Answers: Retail Pet Store Final Rule

on September 11, 2013, 7:41 AM / in National News, News

Q. What is the Animal Welfare Act? A. Passed by Congress in 1966, the Animal Welfare  Act (AWA) sets general standards for humane care and treatment that must be provided for certain animals that are bred for commercial sale, exhibited to the public, used in biomedical research, or transported commercially. The AWA does not apply to coldblooded animals or to […]

Read more ›
Addison Wiggin, (still) shaking his head at reader comments…

Addison Wiggin, (still) shaking his head at reader comments…

on September 11, 2013, 7:14 AM / in National News, News

“The tone of this article is more than a little disturbing.” charges one reader about yesterday’s episode. “Would it be a stretch for me to summarize it as: ‘A new sector in the military industrial complex is booming – invest in it!’ “To hear a message like this from the Daily Reckoning is eerie. What the hell?” she continues. “Calling […]

Read more ›
Putin: Syria Chem Arms Handover will Work Only if US Calls off Strike

Putin: Syria Chem Arms Handover will Work Only if US Calls off Strike

on September 11, 2013, 7:01 AM / in National News, News

By Russia Today    RT.com Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Syria’s chemical arms handover will only work if the US and its allies renounce the use of force against Damascus. “Of course, all of this will only mean anything if the United States and other nations supporting it tell us that they’re giving up their plan to use force against […]

Read more ›

HSUS: USDA cracks down on online puppy mills

on September 10, 2013, 2:55 PM / in National News, News

Some of you may wonder why this does not support HSUS, even locally, anymore. This is one reason…. and there are many more. September 10 , 2013 Humane Action I have a huge victory to share with you! After years of pressure from The HSUS, and hundreds of thousands of emails and support from advocates like you, online puppy mills will […]

Read more ›
Obama’s Pending Attack in Light of 9/11

Obama’s Pending Attack in Light of 9/11

on September 10, 2013, 11:32 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

September 11, 2001, I was annoyed at my wife, Mary. I was about to take a shower, yelling from the bathroom, “Honey, there is no water!” She had forgotten to pay the bill. In the small Florida town where we live, I would have to get dressed and drive two miles to the water company. Then, wait for the leisurely […]

Read more ›

BE AFRAID; BE VERY AFRAID

on September 10, 2013, 11:27 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Michael Gaddy [mailto:montezumaconstitution@gmail.com] All indications are members of a rogue government, ours, are about to start killing people we don’t know, in our names, in Syria. These killings will be based on so-called “classified intelligence” this rogue government believes we the people are too ignorant to understand. Any nation that goes to war simply on the say so of […]

Read more ›
Cordelia and the Lottery

Cordelia and the Lottery

on September 10, 2013, 11:25 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Cordelia, the wife of a fat, lazy, tobacco-spitting country farmer, was reading the newspaper one day when she was struck in the pit of her stomach. “All I read about is this damn economy,” she said, “all the terrible debt, something called tapering and the mess in Syria. At any moment, t seems like the whole world could go up […]

Read more ›
USDA Cracks Down on Internet Pet Sales

USDA Cracks Down on Internet Pet Sales

on September 10, 2013, 11:02 AM / in National News, News

By MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press The Agriculture Department is cracking down on dog breeders who sell puppies over the Internet, issuing new regulations that will force them to apply for federal licenses. The rules announced Tuesday would subject dog owners who breed more than four females and sell the puppies online, by mail or over the phone to the […]

Read more ›

Florida based NBRA initiates effort to impeach

on September 10, 2013, 10:42 AM / in National News, News

The National Black Republican Association (NBRA) based in Sarasota, FL, headed by Chairman Frances Rice, filed Articles of Impeachment against President Barack Obama with the following language: We, black American citizens, in order to free ourselves and our fellow citizens from governmental tyranny, do herewith submit these Articles of Impeachment to Congress for the removal of President Barack H. Obama, […]

Read more ›
My Thoughts on Immigration

My Thoughts on Immigration

on September 10, 2013, 8:13 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

One of the most troubling aspects of our leaky borders is the claim to U.S. citizenship by children born in America to parents here illegally. The claim arises under language in the 14th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution, which opens with the declaration, “All persons born or naturalized in the United States and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are […]

Read more ›
Before Obama

Before Obama

on September 10, 2013, 7:59 AM / in News, State News

Do you really think that President Obama was the first to give away free cell phones…. what makes you think he thought that up? Back in August of 2005, The Tennessee state agency approved a contract with Sprint Communications Inc. to offer what’s billed as an improved telephone service for the late-deafened and hard-of-hearing community in Tennessee. That agreement still exists. The […]

Read more ›
“Not Yours To Give”

“Not Yours To Give”

on September 10, 2013, 7:47 AM / in History

This article deserves reprinting at least once a year, if to do nothing else but to remind you of the duty of our representatives to protect the resources of our earnings. So many have forgotten! Col. David Crockett US Representative from Tennessee One day in the House of Representatives a bill was taken up appropriating money for the benefit of a […]

Read more ›
It’s common sense to think conservatively

It’s common sense to think conservatively

on September 9, 2013, 8:14 AM / in Local News, News, Opinion, State News

By GLENDA CAUDLE Good news, folks. I’m packing my common sense away in the deepest, darkest corner of my attic, reassured once and (oh, shoot, let’s just jump in all the way and say “forever”) that all is well in the great land of Obamacare. I’m perfectly content from this day forward to ignore every piece of evidence that sheds […]

Read more ›
Eric Holder trumps Miley Cyrus when it comes to obscenity

Eric Holder trumps Miley Cyrus when it comes to obscenity

on September 9, 2013, 7:30 AM / in National News, News

By Larry Sand at EAGNews.org BATON ROUGE, La. – When it comes to obscenity, cheating kids out of a good  education is far worse than a salacious dance act. While  it is a sad spectacle to watch a gawky 20 year-old stick out her tongue and sex  it up in front of millions on national television, the 62 year-old U.S. […]

Read more ›
Where Congress Stands on #Syria

Where Congress Stands on #Syria

on September 9, 2013, 7:26 AM / in National News, News

By: Jake In case you missed it, the Washington Post has an excellent graphic laying out where each Representative and Senator stands on the AUMF for Syria. The Post has divided Congress into four categories: “Against military action”, “Leans no”, “Undecided”, and “For military action”. Long story short: this is a winnable fight for those of us out there who […]

Read more ›
NAACP president Ben Jealous to step down

NAACP president Ben Jealous to step down

on September 9, 2013, 5:18 AM / in National News, News

By Simon Moya-Smith, Staff Writer, NBC News Benjamin Todd Jealous said he will announce Monday that he is stepping down from his position as head of the NAACP. Jealous was appointed to the presidency at age 35 in 2008, making him the youngest president in the 104-year-old civil-rights organization’s history. According to the organization’s website, during Jealous’ tenure, the NAACP’s […]

Read more ›

NY1 ItCH: Bloomberg Stirs The Pot With Some “Racist” Remarks

on September 8, 2013, 7:58 PM / in National News, News

For most of the summer, Mayor Bloomberg has carefully avoided making any waves in the race for mayor, ducking questions about the campaign while letting some of his aides do the dirty work of bashing Bill de Blasio. That all changed when the mayor sat down with New York Magazine’s Chris Smith and heavily weighed in on the race. Sounding […]

Read more ›
Serena earns 17th Grand Slam title

Serena earns 17th Grand Slam title

on September 8, 2013, 7:50 PM / in Sports, Tennis

Top-seeded Serena Williams won her fifth US Open championship and 17th Grand Slam tournament title overall by beating No. 2 Victoria Azarenka 7-5, 6-7 (6), 6-1 in a windy final. Sunday’s match was the toughest test these two weeks for the No. 1-seeded Williams, who also beat Azarenka in three sets in last year’s final. Williams hadn’t lost a set […]

Read more ›
$10,000 Down the Toilet…

$10,000 Down the Toilet…

on September 8, 2013, 9:53 AM / in National News, News

With Syria, Fed tapering and the debt ceiling vying for headline space, everyone has forgotten about the IRS. But they haven’t gone away… In fact, they’re stepping on the same rakes. Remember when news broke about the IRS spending $60,000 to create a Star Trek and Gilligan’s Island training videos? Well, the latest video in the training series was released […]

Read more ›