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National Guard troops kicked out of Senate are back in Capitol following outrage from lawmakers, public

on January 22, 2021, 7:15 AM / in National News

National Guard troops forced to move out of the Capitol complex Thursday evening have been allowed to return following an outpouring of outrage from lawmakers and the public. “Brig. Gen. Janeen Birckhead, Inauguration Task Force Commander, confirms that troops are out of the garage and back into the Capitol building as authorized by the USCP Watch Commander and the troops […]

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GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene files impeachment articles against President Biden

GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene files impeachment articles against President Biden

on January 22, 2021, 6:31 AM / in National News

By Alex Nitzberg | Just the News Georgia Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene on Thursday announced that she had filed impeachment articles targeting President Joe Biden. The move from the Peach State freshman member came during Biden’s first full day in office after he was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday. “President Joe Biden is unfit to hold the […]

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Biden Proposal Would Strip a Single Word from All US Laws

Biden Proposal Would Strip a Single Word from All US Laws

on January 22, 2021, 6:28 AM / in National News

The Biden administration wants to root out and eliminate what it believes to be an offensive word from every federal law. The immigration bill President Joe Biden is sending Congress aims to appease progressives and illegal immigrants who want to be called something more pleasing to the ear than the current federal definition. The word “alien” has peppered laws concerning those who […]

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Biden White House Updates Contact Form to Include Pronouns Options

on January 22, 2021, 6:23 AM / in National News

President Biden’s administration updated the White House’s online contact form to give users the option to list their preferred pronouns. The new contact form gives users several gender identity options: “she/her,” “he/him,” “they/them,” “other” or “prefer not to share.” The website also now offers expanded options for honorific prefixes, including “Mx.,” “other (please specify),” and “none,” alongside “Mr.,” “Mrs.,” and […]

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Rush Limbaugh: Hundreds dead today ‘due to Biden’s mishandling of virus’

Rush Limbaugh: Hundreds dead today ‘due to Biden’s mishandling of virus’

on January 22, 2021, 6:17 AM / in National News

Talk-radio host Rush Limbaugh’s website on Thursday featured the headline “Hundreds dead so far from COVID-19 today due to President Biden’s mishandling of the virus.” “Isn’t that the way we report this stuff?” he told his national audience. “I mean, that’s how they reported it with President Trump. Except they were a little bit more critical than I was. I mean, […]

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UCF AD Danny White to succeed Phillip Fulmer as UT’s AD, will start with $1.8 million salary

on January 22, 2021, 6:12 AM / in Sports

White will replace Phillip Fulmer as director of athletics at UT. The University of Tennessee has hired Dr. Daniel J. White as its next Director of Athletics. The university formally announced the hire Thursday afternoon. White has been the Vice President and Director of Athletics at the University of Central Florida since late 2015. Tennessee Athletics said White’s contract will start […]

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Tennessee Senator Ed Jackson tests positive for COVID-19 during session

Tennessee Senator Ed Jackson tests positive for COVID-19 during session

on January 22, 2021, 6:06 AM / in State News

Republican Sen. Ed Jackson said he learned Wednesday afternoon that he had tested positive and is quarantining at home with mild symptoms. “I have received excellent care and am thankful for all of our health professionals who are on the front lines in fighting this virus,” the lawmaker from Jackson said. The GOP supermajority Legislature started its annual session in […]

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Special Tennessee legislation to wrap up today

on January 22, 2021, 6:03 AM / in State News

The Tennessee General Assembly is expected to wrap up a special session focusing on education today, Friday January 22nd. The House and Senate passed a series of bills to address the impact of COVID-19 on education during floor sessions on Thursday. The proposals included holding back third-graders struggling with reading in what’s known as the third-grade reading gate. In true […]

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January 22nd in History

January 22nd in History

on January 22, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History

January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 343 days remaining until the end of the year (344 in leap years). Holidays Christian Feast Day: Anastasius of Persia Vincent of Saragossa Vincent, Orontius, and Victor Blessed William Joseph Chaminade January 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Reunion Day (Ukraine) Answer Your Cat’s Question Day Celebration […]

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TN General Assembly passes bill requiring schools to offer summer school programs for students falling behind

TN General Assembly passes bill requiring schools to offer summer school programs for students falling behind

on January 22, 2021, 6:00 AM / in State News

The “Tennessee Learning Loss Remediation and Student Acceleration Act” has been passed in the Tennessee House of Representatives. The bill requires schools to implement a program of after-school learning mini-camps, learning loss bridge camps, and summer learning camps to remediate student learning loss. The Tennessee Senate passed its version of the bill, SB7002, as well. It’s slated to go into effect starting in […]

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Against The Flow

Against The Flow

on January 22, 2021, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. —Romans 12:2 Two college students in Moorhead, Minnesota, painted a mural on the wall outside their dormitory room. According to USA Today, it showed a school of fish all swimming in the same direction except for a single fish heading the opposite way. The […]

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Nashville judge’s own sworn admissions in divorce case spark ethics complaint

Nashville judge’s own sworn admissions in divorce case spark ethics complaint

on January 22, 2021, 5:56 AM / in State News

A Nashville judge’s own admissions, made during a contentious divorce, now has him facing a potential ethics investigation. Among his many admissions, Davidson County Circuit Court Judge Kelvin Jones testified that he buried $100,000 cash in his backyard to hide it from the state and from his creditors. Jones, who was elected to the bench in 2014, made the admissions […]

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Police ID man killed in South Nashville shooting

on January 22, 2021, 5:48 AM / in State News

Police identified the man fatally shot in South Nashville on Thursday night as Antonio Flores Garcia, 50. The shooting happened in the parking lot of Haven Apartments on Bridgeway Circle, according to the Metro Nashville Police Department. Police are investigating robbery as a potential motive in the shooting. Police were told that Garcia was working on his car around 5 p.m. […]

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Socialized Medicine is Perfect for “Karens”

Socialized Medicine is Perfect for “Karens”

on January 21, 2021, 9:22 AM / in Opinion

If your given name is Karen – sorry! The name Karen took on new meaning in 2020 as the designated label for those intrusive scolds who make life less bearable. With pandemic precautions at a (ahem) fever pitch, it is the “Karens” who are acting as the mask police and as the neighborhood watch against unauthorized gatherings. In the years to come, […]

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Montana House Passes Bill with Constitutional Carry

on January 21, 2021, 9:01 AM / in State News

Ammoland.com The Montana House of Representatives has passed major gun law legislation, HB102, by more than a 2-1 margin, 66 for, 31 against. The bill is the accumulation of a decade and a half of struggle against Democrat Governors, who have repeatedly vetoed reform legislation passed with large majorities in the legislature. Numerous sections in the bill show the Montana legislature has […]

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Metro School Board Chair Vacationed in St. Lucia Shortly Before Closing Schools Due to COVID-19

Metro School Board Chair Vacationed in St. Lucia Shortly Before Closing Schools Due to COVID-19

on January 21, 2021, 8:57 AM / in State News

Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) Board Chair Christiane Buggs caught parents’ ire for continuing to keep schools closed in light of her activities in recent months. Shortly before the ongoing school closure began in November, Buggs hosted an election watch party and then vacationed internationally. Buggs defended the board’s initial decision in the fall to adjust all schools to virtual […]

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President Biden To Focus First White House Address On COVID-19 Pandemic

President Biden To Focus First White House Address On COVID-19 Pandemic

on January 21, 2021, 8:48 AM / in National News

On President Biden’s first full day in office, he is expected to deliver an address from the White House laying out his administration’s plan for battling COVID-19. The Associated Press also reports that Biden will sign 10 executive orders linked to the pandemic. Last week, Biden announced his COVID-19 vaccination initiative after introducing his $1.9 trillion “American Rescue Plan.” At […]

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Cooper Introduces Three Bills as 117th Congress Begins

on January 21, 2021, 8:11 AM / in National News

On January 3, Rep. Jim Cooper Introduced three bills to the 117th Congress involving redistricting the state federal elections. NASHVILLE – Today Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) was sworn-in to serve in the 117th United States Congress. Shortly after being sworn-in, Cooper re-introduced the following three bills to ensure the voting process is fair and equitable for all Americans. Cooper once again […]

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Stocks Surge and Goldy Suggests OIL Demand is Strong! – Try the Dover Sole

Stocks Surge and Goldy Suggests OIL Demand is Strong! – Try the Dover Sole

on January 21, 2021, 7:20 AM / in National News

By KENNY POLCARI Things you need to know: It’s over and the new administration has moved into the WH. Most stocks surge to new highs… Financials under a bit of pressure. Goldy joins in and predicts $65 oil by summer ‘21 Bitcoin – testing lower – down $2500 – is trendline support ($27,800) the next stop? Try the Dover Sole January […]

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Where to Find a Principled Right-Wing Party

Where to Find a Principled Right-Wing Party

on January 21, 2021, 7:12 AM / in Opinion

By Allen Gindler | American Thinker During the Cold War, Soviet propagandists mocked the American political system by pointing out that its two major parties are the same.  According to Marx’s understanding of societal and economic processes, if the means of production did not belong to the proletariat and neither party called for their outright expropriation, then both parties are representatives of […]

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