Articles by: Staff

Jen Rubin’s Hatred of Jim DeMint Brings Out the Full Stupid

Jen Rubin’s Hatred of Jim DeMint Brings Out the Full Stupid

on May 15, 2013, 6:15 AM / in National News, News

By: Erick Erickson If you ever wondered if the Washington Post bothers fact checking its bloggers, wonder no longer.  They clearly do not. Jen Rubin brings out the full stupid today to try to throw Jim DeMint under the bus. It’s very well established she hates Jim DeMint because he is . . . wait for it . . . […]

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Russian Bombers Perform Simulated “Strikes” on Sweden, U.S.

Russian Bombers Perform Simulated “Strikes” on Sweden, U.S.

on May 15, 2013, 4:47 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Christian Gomez On May 6, Russia received its first shipment of Sukhoi Su-34 twin-seat fighter-bombers (known by NATO as “Fullback”). The Su-34 is the newest generation of fighter-bombers intended to replace the outdated Soviet-era Sukhoi Su-24s. While the modernization of the Russian Air Force may — and rightfully so — raise a few eyebrows of concern, this alone […]

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Abby Johnson: If Gosnell deserves death and hell, tell me, what do I deserve?

Abby Johnson: If Gosnell deserves death and hell, tell me, what do I deserve?

on May 15, 2013, 4:38 AM / in National News, News

by Abby Johnson Note: Abby Johnson is a former director of a Planned Parenthood clinic who converted to the pro-life cause. She has since founded a ministry, And Then There Were None, which is dedicated to helping workers in abortion clinics transition out of the industry.  I am vehemently against the death penalty. Now stay with me…this is not a […]

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Kermit Gosnell will receive life in prison for murder; escapes death penalty

Kermit Gosnell will receive life in prison for murder; escapes death penalty

on May 15, 2013, 4:32 AM / in National News, News

by Ben Johnson PHILADELPHIA, May 14, 2013, (LifeSiteNews.com) – Kermit Gosnell will receive life in prison for killing babies born alive in his West Philadelphia abortion facility. Gosnell avoided the death penalty for two of three counts of first-degree murder by waiving his right to an appeal in exchange for a two consecutive life sentences. Gosnell and his attorney, Jack […]

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Obama Hailed ‘World Press Freedom Day’ As His DOJ Was Seizing AP Phone Records

on May 15, 2013, 4:21 AM / in National News, News

By Fred Lucas (CNSNews.com) – President Barack Obama issued a statement heralding  World Press Freedom Day in May 2012, at the same time his Department of  Justice was secretly obtaining phone records from Associated Press  reporters and editors. “On this World Press Freedom Day, the United   States honors the role  of a free press in creating sustainable democracies and prosperous  […]

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‘Mad Men’: The Left’s Hidden Persuader

‘Mad Men’: The Left’s Hidden Persuader

on May 15, 2013, 4:18 AM / in National News, News

by EDWARD  CLINE Lest anyone think that I oppose advertising, I wish to correct that  assumption. I can enjoy print and TV advertising when it’s innovative and  attention-getting. A 2012 Bloomberg Businessweek book review of Jane Maas’s Mad Women: The Other Side of Life on Madison  Avenue in the ’60s and Beyond (conforming to a consensus that it was  hastily […]

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Drone Bill Headed to Gov. Haslam’s Desk

Drone Bill Headed to Gov. Haslam’s Desk

on May 14, 2013, 9:27 PM / in News, State News

The Tennessee legislature gave final approval to the Freedom from Unwarranted Surveillance Act restricting drone use in the state and sent it on to Governor Bill Haslam’s desk on May 10th.  Now is the time to turn up the heat on Gov. Haslam to sign this important bill. SB796 requires law enforcement to obtain a search warrant before deploying a […]

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Minnesota Approves Same-sex Marriage

Minnesota Approves Same-sex Marriage

on May 14, 2013, 9:04 PM / in National News, News

Written by  Warren Mass The state Senate of Minnesota voted 37 to 30 on May 13 to allow same-sex marriages, following earlier passage of the legislation by the state’s House of Representatives on May 9 by a 75-to-59 vote. The legislation changes the definition of marriage in Minnesota from “between a man and a woman” to a civil contract between […]

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Random Local Thoughts….

Random Local Thoughts….

on May 14, 2013, 8:20 AM / in Local News, News, State News

The Economy On May 14th 2008 day there was a reported 1704 properties in different stages of  foreclosure in Madison County, Tennessee. That number had doubled since January of 2008. 12 of these are above $200,000 and of those 12, 1/3 are above $300,000.00. Today there are 62 homes listed as foreclosures, 98 homes listed as preforeclosures, and 222 bankruptcies. Due to […]

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News from Around the State

on May 13, 2013, 8:54 AM / in News, State News

Calhoun elects new commissioner Dewayne Jones is the newest member of the Calhoun City Commission. With 42 total votes, Jones won the special election held Thursday to fill out the remainder of the  Commission. The Calhoun Commission has been operating with just four members – Mayor John Walker, Cindy  Baker, James Duffy and Terri Damoth – since the November election […]

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Heritage Foundation analyst who questioned Hispanic intelligence and wrote for nationalist website resigns

Heritage Foundation analyst who questioned Hispanic intelligence and wrote for nationalist website resigns

on May 13, 2013, 8:18 AM / in National News, News

By Chris Moody Jason Richwine, a Heritage Foundation analyst and the co-author of a study that measured the cost of an immigration reform bill, resigned from the conservative public policy organization after news organizations reported he had authored a dissertation asserting that Hispanics had lower IQs than whites and wrote for a website founded by white nationalists. “Jason Richwine let […]

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McCain calls for select committee to investigate Benghazi ‘cover-up’

McCain calls for select committee to investigate Benghazi ‘cover-up’

on May 13, 2013, 8:12 AM / in National News, News

By Dylan Stableford, Yahoo! News | The Ticket Sen. John McCain continued his criticism of the White House’s handling of the Sept. 11 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, calling for a select committee to investigate what he called the Obama administration’s “cover-up.” “Now, what you’ve got to look at this in the context of the times there,” McCain told Martha Raddatz […]

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From the Left Side of the Rail: The Second Amendment never was a guarantee to own firearms

From the Left Side of the Rail: The Second Amendment never was a guarantee to own firearms

on May 13, 2013, 7:45 AM / in Opinion

By DOUG THOMPSON – Capitol Hill Blue   Editor’s Note: From those on the left that would like to see greater restrictions on this right to bear arms would best be served to look for another argument for this one is full of holes. It is always an affront to intelligence to see those who think the Constitution gives them […]

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Benghazi victim Pat Smith on Huckabee on Mother’s Day weekend

on May 13, 2013, 7:29 AM / in National News, News

Yesterday was Mother’s Day and Pat Smith is without her son. Most of you have seen the tough clip of her wishing Hillary a Happy Mother’s day, but the full interview is even tougher. Pat has gotten to the point that she believes the government just doesn’t care, and she says as much. And she’s not just worried about her […]

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Josef Peruschitz

Josef Peruschitz

on May 12, 2013, 8:48 AM / in People

Did I ever tell you of my family – We originated in Bavaria and our family spread into the areas near the French and German Border. Here is one story………. Josef Peruschitz Courtesy of Coll. Olivier Mendez, Association Francaise du TitanicArchiv Jens Ostrowski (AJO) / Courtesy Scheyern monastery Father Josef Peruschitz OSB, 41, was born Benedikt Peruschitz on 21 March […]

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Puppy Files: Is the Humane Society All that it is Cracked up to Be

Puppy Files: Is the Humane Society All that it is Cracked up to Be

on May 12, 2013, 8:40 AM / in Local News, National News, News

Years ago, when I really started to develop an interest in politics, I was and still am shocked by the amount of funding that moves through political offices. Not just the federal level, which is massive, but even to the smallest of those part time political offices. Of course, during those early years I pushed for what we called at […]

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Pencil-packin’ Pupils Suspended From Virginia Elementary School

Pencil-packin’ Pupils Suspended From Virginia Elementary School

on May 12, 2013, 4:41 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Michael Tennant On Wednesday, May 8, seven-year old Christopher Marshall was allowed to return to Driver Elementary School in Suffolk, Virginia, following a two-day suspension. Christopher’s offense: pointing a pencil at a classmate and making “bang bang” noises — behavior the other boy, a friend of his, playfully emulated. Such typical boy behavior, naturally, violated the school’s zero-tolerance […]

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Florida high school teacher loses her job for modeling swimsuits to earn extra income

Florida high school teacher loses her job for modeling swimsuits to earn extra income

on May 11, 2013, 8:13 AM / in National News, News

Editor’s Note: Obviously this lady is smart and knew what could and did happen was a possibility. She also knew the income she was bringing in was 5 times the income that she made as an educator in a high school. She also has a plan to teach at higher levels…… morally correct… probably not….. financially correct…. yes…. is she committed […]

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33,000 sign petition opposing Tennessee ‘ag gag’ bill

33,000 sign petition opposing Tennessee ‘ag gag’ bill

on May 11, 2013, 7:52 AM / in News, State News

Special Thanks to Carlotta The ACLU probably isn’t the most popular organization in red state TN. I don’t know if this petition will help their cause or not. I do like Andy Sher’s reporting on this story. He likes to quote Andy Holt’s colorful condemnation of HSUS. NASHVILLE — More than 33,000 people nationwide have signed an American Civil Liberties […]

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Feds Demand Wiki-Weapon Maker Pull 3D Gun Blueprints

Feds Demand Wiki-Weapon Maker Pull 3D Gun Blueprints

on May 11, 2013, 7:40 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Bob Adelmann          When Defense Distributed founder Cody Wilson (shown) received a letter from the U.S. State Department telling him to remove from his website free blueprints to build a gun using 3D printing technology, he complied immediately. The letter, which was personally signed by Glenn E. Smith, Chief, Enforcement Division, arrived on Wednesday. It read in part: Pursuant […]

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