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The Great Gun Compromise

on April 11, 2013, 8:24 AM / in National News, News

Pat Toomey and Joe Manchin have released their gun control compromise plan. This proposal will scratch the itch to do something, but will do nothing at all except expand bureaucracy and complicate the buying of guns by law abiding citizens.  Importantly, the proposal would not stop events like Newtown or Columbine or the daily massacre in Chicago. Arlen Specter would […]

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Oppose All New Gun Control Legislation

Oppose All New Gun Control Legislation

on April 11, 2013, 8:05 AM / in Local News, National News, News, State News

For supporters of our Right to Bear Arms, this headline from Congressional Quarterly today is alarming: “Senate Momentum Shifting in Favor of Gun Control Legislation.” This article went on to say: “Momentum swung sharply Wednesday behind the most ambitious gun control legislation to reach the Senate floor in nearly two decades, as negotiators in both parties announced eleventh-hour deals on […]

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Gosnell employee: baby ‘jumped’ when I snipped its neck during an ‘abortion’

on April 11, 2013, 7:51 AM / in National News, News

(OperationRescue.org) – Lynda Williams told a jury Tuesday that her boss, Kermit Gosnell, was aware she suffered from bi-polar disorder and depression when he hired her to work at his “House of Horrors” abortion clinic in West Philadelphia assisting with late-term abortions. In fact, she was being treated by Gosnell for the mental health illnesses. Another clinic worker, Elizabeth Hampton, […]

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Second Annual Jackson High School Alumni Reunion

Second Annual Jackson High School Alumni Reunion

on April 11, 2013, 7:43 AM / in Local News, News

Saturday, June 1, 2013 noon ‘til 5:00 PM Cookies & Lemonade in Cafeteria Old JHS Building – Allen Avenue – Jackson          (now Madison Academic Magnet HS) Program 2-4 PM in Auditorium with Salute to Veterans  *  Donation Bucket$ pa$$ed Keynote Speaker, Harbert Alexander “Oral & Pictorial History of Jackson & Mad. Co.” During Roll Call of Classes Ms. Edyth Worthy […]

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Tennessee 108th HB 702 – SB 830

Tennessee 108th HB 702 – SB 830

on April 11, 2013, 7:26 AM / in Local News, News, State News

Interesting how a harmless bill can change into a monster and deprive the school systems of a decision making process granted them by law. “What the Government Giveth, the Government can take away.” SUMMARY OF ORIGINAL BILL: Extends, from 10 to 20, the number of days that a sponsor of a public charter school may appeal to the State Board […]

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RNC Draft Resolution on the Common Core

on April 11, 2013, 6:12 AM / in National News, News

by Shane Vander Hart The Republican National Committee Spring Meeting starts today in Los Angeles.  One of the items that will be discussed and voted on is a draft resolution on the Common Core State Standards which you can see below: RESOLUTION CONCERNING COMMON CORE EDUCATION STANDARDS WHEREAS, the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are a set of academic standards, […]

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Change Proposed For Nashville Leash Laws

Change Proposed For Nashville Leash Laws

on April 11, 2013, 6:08 AM / in Local News, News, State News

Original Post by Jason Lamb NASHVILLE, Tenn – Dozens of people in Nashville do it every day, but it turns out that letting your dog run without a leash – even in a dog park – may be against the law. This comes despite a fenced in area and places to put your leashes inside area dog parks, like the Shelby […]

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Your Government Leading The Way To Your Destruction

on April 10, 2013, 9:15 AM / in Local News, National News, News, State News

The National League of Cities is hosting several webinars throughout the month of April. Use the links below to find more information and register. “Earth Month” Webinar Series: Spotlight on Sustainability Leadership April 9, 2:00 -2:30 p.m. ET: Spotlight on Sustainability Leadership: Miami Beach, FL April 16, 2:00 – 2:30 p.m. ET: Spotlight on Sustainability Leadership: Falcon Heights, MN April […]

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Safe from Sequester: $704,198 for Gardening at NATO Ambassador’s Home

Safe from Sequester: $704,198 for Gardening at NATO Ambassador’s Home

on April 10, 2013, 8:18 AM / in National News, News

(CNSNews.com) – Just over a week after sequestration took effect, the State Department allotted more than $700,000 for gardening at a U.S. Ambassador’s residence in Brussels, Belgium.On March 11, State awarded a contract to provide gardening services at an “official residence” of the U.S. Mission in Belgium. A State Department spokesperson confirmed to CNSNews.com that the contract is for Truman […]

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An Invite from the President

An Invite from the President

on April 10, 2013, 8:04 AM / in National News, News

(Editor’s Note: The President will not actually be there….) The Office of Intergovernmental Affairs invites you to a call with the National Economic Council on Wednesday, April 10, at 3:30 p.m. EDT to discuss President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2014 Budget and his plan to make critical investments to strengthen the middle class, create jobs, and grow the economy while continuing […]

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North Korea Leans Toward Brink of War

North Korea Leans Toward Brink of War

on April 10, 2013, 7:40 AM / in National News, News

Editor’s Note: In 2000, I wrote about the most dangerous countries in the world in regards to the United States of America…. North Korea and China were tops on the list… not Iraq, or Syria or Libia or even Africa. That was ignored as usual. By Joseph Klein In its continuing escalation of threats and psychological warfare, North Korea warned […]

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Gay Marriage: About the Children Whether We Like It or Not

on April 10, 2013, 7:27 AM / in National News, News

By: Thomas Crown Two of the more interesting (where “interesting” is a euphemism for “horrifying”) aspects of the debate over gay “marriage” are inexorably intertwined: the decision by the movement’s backers to pretend that there is no strong connection between marriage and children (this is overwhelmingly done by those who do not have children) and a separate but related track […]

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BREAKING: Sources Report Senate Republicans Caving on Guns

BREAKING: Sources Report Senate Republicans Caving on Guns

on April 10, 2013, 7:24 AM / in National News, News

By: Erick Erickson Sources inside the Senate tell me that the Republican Conference is scared to death of the tactics of Senators Lee, Cruz and Paul – that it is supposedly putting them in a tough spot. Several of the Republicans are using the Manchin-Toomey compromise plan as an excuse to cave on the gun filibuster.  They claim that Senators […]

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West Tennessee Regional Chapter April 11, 2013 Meeting

on April 10, 2013, 6:44 AM / in Local News, News

We will hold our March Stated Meeting Thursday, April 11, 2013 at Brooks Shaw and Sons Old Country Store,  located in the Casey Jones Village, Jackson, TN. Our room will be available for those who wish to share a meal and fellowship at 5:30 P.M. The Meeting Proper will begin at 7:00 P.M. after a brief report about current Legislation. […]

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Should Gay Marriage Be Legal?

Should Gay Marriage Be Legal?

on April 10, 2013, 6:18 AM / in News, Opinion

A Poll From NEWSMAX: The Supreme Court is currently considering legalizing same-sex marriage as a constitutional right. Newsmax is conducting an urgent online poll about gay marriage. Newsmax will provide the results of this poll to major media outlets. Newsmax’s results also will be shared with popular radio talk-show hosts across America. Newsmax reports have been cited by major outlets, […]

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Sen. Brian Kelsey’s Bait and Switch on Gun Control

on April 10, 2013, 6:07 AM / in Local News, News, State News

Written by  Lesley Swann Senator Brian Kelsey is at it again, trying to deceive Tennesseans on the 2nd Amendment right to keep and bear arms.  After Kelsey’s circus-worthy constitutional gymnastics in favor of the federal government’s supposed power to take Tennesseans’ firearms away as he worked frantically to kill SB250, he now says he wants to protect Tennesseans’ right to […]

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Tennessee Drone Bill Vote on Thursday

Tennessee Drone Bill Vote on Thursday

on April 10, 2013, 6:01 AM / in Local News, News, State News

SB0796, sponsored by Sen. Mae Beavers to provide strict regulation for the use of drones in Tennessee will go to the full senate for a vote on Thursday, April 11. Its companion bill HB0591 sponsored by Rep. James Van Huss has made it to the House Calendar and Rules Committee and will be heard on Wednesday, April 10 and is […]

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PETA Plans to Fly Drones That Would ‘Stalk Hunters’

PETA Plans to Fly Drones That Would ‘Stalk Hunters’

on April 9, 2013, 4:14 PM / in National News, News

  By Jason Koebler Original Post People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is actively shopping for a drone that would “stalk hunters,” the organization said Monday. The group says it will “soon have some impressive new weapons at its disposal to combat those who gun down deer and doves” and that it is “shopping for one or more drone aircraft […]

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Universal Background Checks And Other Items

Universal Background Checks And Other Items

on April 9, 2013, 8:33 AM / in National News, News

Are you OK with the federal government keeping a database on all gun sales and transfers, even between family members? Do you favor tighter background checks of gun purchasers? Well, the National Rifle Association seems to be OK with doing just that. The National Association for Gun Rights sent out an alert/fund-raising email last Friday and in it accused the […]

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Tennessee Firearms Association BUSHMASTER AR15 GIVEAWAY!!

Tennessee Firearms Association BUSHMASTER AR15 GIVEAWAY!!

on April 9, 2013, 8:11 AM / in Local News, News, State News

TFA is giving away a BUSHMASTER AR15 to advance the effort to resist Barack Obama, the federal government and even a few in Tennessee state government who are determined to destroy your 2nd Amendment rights!! Sign up now!  Giveaway enrollment ends April 28, 2013!! You do not have to be a TFA member to participate – but we would appreciate […]

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