Articles by: Staff

Coffee Cup

Coffee Cup

on March 7, 2013, 3:32 PM / in News

I would not normally offer what another software company offers for sale, but the company below and I have had a friendly relationship for more years than I can remember. Their internet software has saved me more than once. So if it comes to recommending them,  I will. I know what your thinking, we are making a little money off […]

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The West TN Regional Chapter of the TFA Meeting Announcement

on March 7, 2013, 10:32 AM / in Local News, News

The West TN Regional Chapter of the TFA is pleased to announce that our March 14, 2013 speaker will be Dr. Alexander Alperovich. Dr. Alperovich brings a unique perspective to the discussion of firearms issues, having a personal view of European/Soviet gun control models. The meeting will be held at Brooks Shaw and Sons Old Country Store, located in the […]

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Madison County Republican Party Meeting

Madison County Republican Party Meeting

on March 7, 2013, 9:57 AM / in Local News, News

GOP Meeting Announcement: When: Monday, March 11, 2013 at 6 PM Where: Grant Events Center, 1050 Union University Drive Please join us for the next meeting on the Madison County Republican Party on Monday, March 11th at 6 PM at the Grant Events Center on the campus of Union University. Our guest speaker will be Brent Easley, who serves as […]

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Did Michael Vick Just Buy an Attack Dog? (Thanks, HSUS)

Did Michael Vick Just Buy an Attack Dog? (Thanks, HSUS)

on March 7, 2013, 9:33 AM / in National News, News

Original Post The pet-loving world was shocked last fall when Michael Vick got a dog, just a few years after serving time in federal prison for his role as a dogfighting kingpin. While involved with dogfighting, Vick personally drowned, slammed, and hanged dogs to death, according to a USDA investigation. Now Vick has acquired a second dog, and it’s a […]

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The Jackson Press

The Jackson Press

on March 7, 2013, 9:20 AM / in Local News, News

Yesterday we hit an all time day high for The Jackson Press of 3400 reads. That’s amazing for our site in just a few short months. What I found interesting was that the most read story had little to do with Jackson but was this little story about a writer being paid for being an internet shrill. After that we turn to […]

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Trigger-happy cops on dog-shooting spree

on March 7, 2013, 8:18 AM / in National News, News

By Garth Kant Editor’s Note: It is not just here. While I am not condoning that animals are on the level of family members I do most certainly believe that animals are your property and as such require protection. That any shooting or destruction of property by an individual or government requires just compensation. That is the law that governments seemed to […]

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Fifty-seven Good Things About the Sequester

on March 7, 2013, 7:53 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Written by Laurence M. Vance Original Post The across-the-board government spending cuts known as the “sequester,” although delayed by the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, finally kicked in on March 1. This only means that the federal government will reduce the amount by which it increases spending. As succinctly explained by Daniel Mitchell of the Cato Institute: “A sequester […]

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A Quick View of the News

A Quick View of the News

on March 7, 2013, 7:47 AM / in National News, News, State News

Psalm 139:23-24 NIV Search me, God, and know my heart;  test me and know my anxious thoughts.  See if there is any offensive way in me,  and lead me in the way everlasting.  The Hollywood Left Mourns Its ‘Great Hero’ Chavez Tuesday was a dark day for socialist totalitarians everywhere, including among the Hollywood elite. Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chavez finally succumbed […]

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A Glass of Milk

A Glass of Milk

on March 7, 2013, 4:03 AM / in Bedtime Stories

One day, a poor boy who was selling goods from door to door to pay his way through school, found he had only one thin dime left, and he was hungry. He decided he would ask for a meal at the next house. However, he lost his nerve when a lovely young woman opened the door. Instead of a meal […]

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Fight Club Formed in the House

Fight Club Formed in the House

on March 6, 2013, 4:29 PM / in National News, News

You must be made aware of the vote that has happened in the last hour or so. Eric Erikson just sent this down the wire. Sixteen Republicans voted against the rule on the continuing resolution. Sixteen.  Only sixteen Republicans voted to defund Obamacare.  That’s what this vote was about. Editor’s Note: I actually thought we would get about eight. Sixteen […]

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O’Reilly Blows Up On Air With Colmes: “You Are Lying!”

on March 6, 2013, 4:22 PM / in National News, News

Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly erupted on the air with fierce anger Tuesday night, calling his network colleague Alan Colmes a liar during a heated discussion over alleged budget cuts by Barack Obama. “Bull—-! You are lying! You are lying!” a fist-pounding O’Reilly screamed at Colmes, who’s a left-leaning political analyst for Fox News. “Don’t call me a liar,” Colmes […]

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Tennessee Patriots

Tennessee Patriots

on March 6, 2013, 4:08 PM / in Local News, News

David Nance needs your help… The following just came into the office. The attached and inserted ad is a (quarter page full color) ad that will run in the Germantown News (In Brian Kesley’s district) for the next two weeks beginning in tomorrows (2/6/13) paper. The reason this ad is needed is two fold. #1  To send a clear message […]

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Van T. Barfoot

Van T. Barfoot

on March 6, 2013, 3:52 PM / in History, People

I just recieved an email…. that moved around the country last year at this time….. celebrating the life of man, a soldier, a husband and a father. This is his story: Van Thomas Barfoot (born Van Thurman Barfoot; June 15, 1919 – March 2, 2012) was a United States Army officer and a recipient of the United States military’s highest […]

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Book says Roger Ailes called Obama ‘lazy’ and Biden ‘dumb as an ashtray’

Book says Roger Ailes called Obama ‘lazy’ and Biden ‘dumb as an ashtray’

on March 6, 2013, 12:53 PM / in National News, News

Stephen Lovekin / Getty Images Roger Ailes, president of Fox News Channel, is the subject of a new biography in which he’s quoted as saying President Obama is “lazy.” By Tracy Connor, Staff Writer, NBC News Fox News chief Roger Ailes doesn’t mince words in a new biography: President Obama is “lazy” and Vice President Joe Biden is “dumb as […]

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Poll City of Jackson Meeting Time

on March 6, 2013, 12:36 PM / in News, Opinion

The Charter of the City of Jackson States that: 1-201.  City council – time of meetings. (1)  Regular meetings.  All regular meetings of the city council shall be held on the first Tuesday of each month at 9:00 A.M. in the Council Room at City Hall unless otherwise announced.  Whenever the regular meeting date falls on a legal holiday, the meeting […]

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Letter From Senator Corker Office

on March 6, 2013, 10:16 AM / in News, State News

Editor’s Note: It is  always nice to recieve an email letter from your Senator…. especially one that clearly tells you his position on a subject and why…. oh damn, no, I am the only one that did that. Dear Mr. and Mrs. Nunan, Thank you for taking the time to contact my office about your concerns with the tax status of […]

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Because America Is a Battlefield In The Eyes of the Government

on March 6, 2013, 7:00 AM / in National News, News

Posted by Washington Blog Attorney general Eric Holder wrote the following to Senator Rand Paul yesterday: On February 20, 2013, you wrote to John Brennan requesting additional information concerning the Administration’s views about whether “the President has the power to authorize lethal force, such as drone strike, against a U.S. citizen on U.S. soil, and without trial.” As members of […]

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News Briefs March 6th 2013

on March 6, 2013, 6:27 AM / in Local News, National News, News, State News

Zig Ziglar tells us about Making a difference Dr. John Maxwell of San Diego, California, says that the average person influences 10,000 people – either for good or bad – in the course of a lifetime. That means all of us are difference-makers. Miss Amy Whittington would certainly qualify as one who directly and indirectly influenced thousands of people. At […]

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Home Depot presses forward with more gay support

Home Depot presses forward with more gay support

on March 6, 2013, 5:13 AM / in Local News, News, Opinion, State News

From the American Family Association Company in full-court press to push homosexual marriage The Home Depot just gave $8,500 to the Atlanta chapter of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) as a “Silver” sponsor of the Atlanta Gala Dinner and Auction in May. HRC is the nation’s largest and most aggressive gay marriage advocacy group, leading the charge to the Supreme […]

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Email tells feds to make sequester as painful as promised

Email tells feds to make sequester as painful as promised

on March 6, 2013, 5:08 AM / in National News, News

By Stephen Dinan – The Washington Times The White House announced Tuesday that it  is canceling tours of the president’s home for the foreseeable future as the  sequester spending cuts begin to bite and the administration makes good on its  warnings of painful decisions. Announcement of the decision — made in an email from the White  House Visitors Office — came […]

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