Articles by: Staff

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 […]

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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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Tyranny Around the Corner

Tyranny Around the Corner

on May 23, 2013, 6:33 AM / in National News, News

A few weeks ago, President Obama advised graduates at Ohio State University that they need not listen to voices warning about tyranny around the corner, because we have self-government in America. He argued that self-government is in and of itself an adequate safeguard against tyranny, because voters can be counted upon to elect democrats (lowercase “d”) not tyrants. His argument […]

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Sebelius: Healthcare a “Right” Granted by “National Governments”

Sebelius: Healthcare a “Right” Granted by “National Governments”

on May 22, 2013, 10:11 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Michael Tennant Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius (shown) told the World Health Assembly (WHA) on Monday that “universal health coverage” is a “right” and that it is the responsibility of “national governments” to achieve this goal. Speaking at a plenary session of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) governing body in Geneva, Switzerland, Sebelius said, “One goal […]

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An Inferno for Our Times?

An Inferno for Our Times?

on May 22, 2013, 9:13 AM / in National News, News

Abandon all hope, you who seek Dante here. By Stephen W. Smith Although skillful and clever throughout, Dan Brown’s Inferno is finally more of a gateway argument on behalf of population control than a simple thriller about Dante, Florence, or bioterror. Considered as a whole, the novel serves as something like a “gateway to the Posthuman age,” as the seeming […]

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Virginia GOP nominates staunchly pro-life Ken Cuccinelli for governor

Virginia GOP nominates staunchly pro-life Ken Cuccinelli for governor

on May 22, 2013, 9:07 AM / in National News, News

by Kirsten Andersen RICHMOND, May 20, 2013 (LifeSiteNews) – The newly-nominated Republican candidate for governor of Virginia is a strong pro-life leader who told supporters at a fundraiser last year that LifeSiteNews.com is the homepage for one of the computers in his home. Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, 44, accepted the nomination Saturday at the Virginia Republican Convention in Richmond.  Cuccinelli […]

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TOP IRS OFFICIAL TO TAKE THE FIFTH

TOP IRS OFFICIAL TO TAKE THE FIFTH

on May 22, 2013, 9:01 AM / in National News, News

Update: Congressman Calling for Investigation into IRS Official Lois Lerner WZTV FOX 17 – Top  Stories NASHVILLE, Tenn. – IRS official Lois Lerner recently apologized for scrutinizing the tax exempt status of conservative groups. Now, a Missouri congressman tells FOX17 Lerner may have also delayed investigations of groups like the Humane Society of the United States, of which Lerner is […]

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THE BUCK DOESN’T STOP WITH OBAMA

THE BUCK DOESN’T STOP WITH OBAMA

on May 22, 2013, 8:53 AM / in National News, News

Written by Joseph Farah (edited by The Jackson Press) Have you ever noticed when Barack Obama gives speeches he likes to take credit for things his administration has done? When he was out on the campaign trail in 2012, it was always: “My administration did this” or “My administration did that.” But suddenly when his administration is caught red-handed conducting […]

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Mitch McConnell Supports Schumer’s Amnesty/Immigration Deform Bill

Mitch McConnell Supports Schumer’s Amnesty/Immigration Deform Bill

on May 22, 2013, 8:21 AM / in National News, News

By: Daniel Horowitz It looks like Mitch McConnell’s pass from Chuck Schumer to publicly remain silent on the amnesty bill has expired. While McConnell has come out of the witness protection program to attack the ‘low-hanging fruit’ IRS scandal with alacrity, he has remained silent on the most profound threat to our Republic – the Schumer immigration reform bill.  How […]

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Serfdom for dummies

Serfdom for dummies

on May 22, 2013, 8:15 AM / in National News, News

By: John Hayward   Serfdom is making a big comeback these days.  It never really went out of style, of course, but it’s remarkable how many people are now willing to submit to government authority without question, or without much in the way of expectations.  Shoddy performance, from fiscal insolvency to a moribund economy, is no cause for outrage among […]

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Charley Reese: Longtime Sentinel columnist was a popular conservative voice

Charley Reese: Longtime Sentinel columnist was a popular conservative voice

on May 22, 2013, 6:00 AM / in News

Charley Reese, a retired Orlando Sentinel columnist who for decades argued forcefully for less government and more personal freedom, died Tuesday. He was 76. Reese, who lived in Seminole County, died of respiratory failure after a long illness, family members said. A self-described “constitutional purist,” he started working for the Sentinel in 1972 and two years later began writing a […]

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7 Liberal Fascists Who Are Fine With Using the IRS to Target Political Enemies

on May 21, 2013, 9:02 AM / in National News, News

By John Hawkins “Progressivism, liberalism, or whatever you want to call it has become an ideology of power. So long as liberals hold it, principles don’t matter.” — Liberal Fascism: The Secret History of the American Left, From Mussolini to the Politics of Meaning “We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is […]

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Zach Sobiech author of ‘Clouds’ dies of bone cancer at 18

on May 20, 2013, 2:29 PM / in National News, News

By Scott Stump Zach Sobiech, the Minnesota teenager who wrote the viral hit song “Clouds” during his fight with bone cancer, died at 18  years old on Monday morning. Sobiech  died at his home surrounded by his family and girlfriend, according to a  post by his mother on Sobiech’s CaringBridge page. Sobiech was  diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a rare bone cancer, […]

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All-Breed Dog Show: Handlers find camaraderie, companionship at canine competition

All-Breed Dog Show: Handlers find camaraderie, companionship at canine competition

on May 20, 2013, 8:30 AM / in Local News, News

Nice little article coming out from the Jackson Sun  Great picture of my cousin and her pal Written by Jordan Buie At first glance, dog shows may seem to be simply a stream of handlers in suits or dresses, leading dogs down what looks like a runway. But pull back the curtain and one can see a world unto itself, […]

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