Articles by: Staff

Claws come out as PETA goes after anonymous online commenters for shelter kill claims

Claws come out as PETA goes after anonymous online commenters for shelter kill claims

on May 25, 2013, 8:58 AM / in National News, News

By JULIA MARSH New York Post The animal rights group PETA is hunting down personal information for anonymous commenters who allegedly defamed the organization by lambasting its pet euthanasia policy on the Huffington Post, according to a new Manhattan civil lawsuit. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals wants the court to release names, email addresses, phone numbers, and other […]

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Matt Barber says BSA delegates have ‘flipped their middle fingers’ at families

Matt Barber says BSA delegates have ‘flipped their middle fingers’ at families

on May 25, 2013, 8:53 AM / in National News, News

“What good is it for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul?” (Mark 8:36) It’s a sad day for both Scouting and for freedom. Indeed, it’s a sad day for America. The century-old Boy Scouts of America (BSA) – created in 1910 to “prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes” – has […]

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White House silent about Holder approving Fox News probe

White House silent about Holder approving Fox News probe

on May 25, 2013, 6:46 AM / in National News, News

The White House on Friday didn’t respond to a report that Attorney General Eric Holder authorized the seizure a Fox News reporter’s phone and email records — and with no daily press briefing scheduled Friday that could mean silence from the administration through the Memorial Day weekend. NBC News reported Thursday that Holder approved the search of Fox News reporter […]

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Strong Reaction Follows Boy Scouts’ Decision to Allow Homosexual Members

Strong Reaction Follows Boy Scouts’ Decision to Allow Homosexual Members

on May 25, 2013, 6:41 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Dave Bohon Following a historic vote by the leadership of the Boys Scouts of America (BSA) to allow participation by boys who claim to be homosexual, both gay activist groups and conservative, pro-family organizations expressed disapproval of the Scouting program, but for very different reasons. Sixty-one percent of the roughly 1,400 voting members of the BSA’s national council […]

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Department of Justice Pressuring Staff to Affirm Homosexuality

Department of Justice Pressuring Staff to Affirm Homosexuality

on May 25, 2013, 6:31 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Dave Bohon    A whistleblower from the Department of Justice has come forward to expose a campaign by the Obama Administration’s Justice Department (DOJ) to pressure its employees to affirm homosexuality. Matt Staver of the Liberty Council, a Virginia-based conservative legal advocacy group, reported that the DOJ employee provided his group with a brochure, entitled LGBT Inclusion at […]

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25 killed, 30 wounded as Islamic terrorist attacks increase in Niger

25 killed, 30 wounded as Islamic terrorist attacks increase in Niger

on May 25, 2013, 6:14 AM / in National News, News

At about the same time that President Barack Obama delivered his national security speech on Thursday, 25 people were killed and 30 others were wounded in terrorist attacks on Niger’s military base and a uranium plant run by a French company in Niger, according to an Israeli counterterrorism expert. Former police captain Jan Morgenstern said 20 soldiers and five assailants […]

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TBI Officials Stumble Across Illegal Dog Fighting Operation in Chattanooga

on May 25, 2013, 6:02 AM / in News, State News

Footnote: McKamey is the same group being sued, along with the city of Chattanooga, for $10 million as a result of an illegal search and seizure of animals from a pet store in 2010. McKamey refused to give some of the young animals back until they were too old to be sold; and there was no way for the pet […]

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CheckPoints in Tennessee by Homeland

CheckPoints in Tennessee by Homeland

on May 24, 2013, 4:46 PM / in News, State News

The TN Department of Homeland Security will be setting up checkpoints on the roads in TN this weekend. At some of these checkpoints they may try to forcibly extract your blood. The TN Department of Homeland Security, in conjunction with the TN Highway Patrol, will be setting up  checkpoints throughout Tennessee this weekend. If you are stopped at one of […]

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Mexican ‘hit squad’ leader who murdered U.S. ICE agent pleads guilty

Mexican ‘hit squad’ leader who murdered U.S. ICE agent pleads guilty

on May 24, 2013, 4:43 PM / in National News, News

By: Jim Kouri  top member of a Mexican drug cartel entered a guilty plea on Thursday to charges stemming from his assassination of an American federal law enforcement agent and attempted murder of the agent’s partner allegedly using one of the ATF’s Operation Fast and Furious weapons , according to the office of the U.S. Attorney for the District of […]

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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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