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It’s Time to Bring the Southern Poverty Law Center to Justice

It’s Time to Bring the Southern Poverty Law Center to Justice

on January 18, 2018, 11:26 AM / in Announcements, Opinion

by TOM DEWEESE  |   FAMILY SECURITY MATTERS There are many powerful forces operating today across the nation to divide the American people and silence opposing views. One of the most active of these efforts is the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). There are two very serious reasons why the SPLC is in many ways more dangerous than other organizations that are […]

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South hit with deadly freeze

South hit with deadly freeze

on January 18, 2018, 8:03 AM / in National News

A winter blast with record cold and snow that has been blamed for killing at least 10 people hammered much of the South on Wednesday. Four people died in Louisiana, including a baby who died in a car that plunged into a canal. Atlanta got more than an inch of snow and eight inches fell in parts of central and […]

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Apple to take advantage of tax break to repatriate overseas cash

on January 18, 2018, 7:59 AM / in National News

Apple on Wednesday revealed plans to bring back most of the $252 billion in cash it has been holding overseas. The company is taking advantage of a one-time tax break offered under the Republican tax overhaul signed into law last month by President Trump. Apple said it would pay $38 billion in taxes, and use some of the repatriated cash […]

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U.N. agency pleads for support as U.S. withholds half of Palestinian aid

U.N. agency pleads for support as U.S. withholds half of Palestinian aid

on January 18, 2018, 7:56 AM / in International News

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency on Wednesday made an urgent appeal for support for Palestinian refugees and their descendants. The message came a day after the State Department announced that the Trump administration was holding back half of its annual $125 million aid package. “After decades of generous support, dramatic reduction of US funding to @UNRWA results in […]

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North and South Korea to march under one flag in Olympics ceremony

on January 18, 2018, 7:50 AM / in International News

A Good Sign North and South Korea agreed on Wednesday to march together under a unified flag at the opening ceremony of February’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The two Koreas also will form a combined women’s ice hockey team to play in the Games, according to a joint statement released by Seoul’s unification ministry. North Korea will send […]

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Updated Agenda for the Madison County Board Meeting Jan. 22, 2018

on January 18, 2018, 7:46 AM / in Local News

FOR THE December TERM of the MADISON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONDAY, January 22, 2018 8:30 A.M.   FROM THE OFFICE OF commissioner GARY D. DEATON, chairman The regular meeting of the Madison County Board of Commissioners will be held at THE JACKSON-MADISON COUNTY REGIONAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT, 804 NORTH PARKWAY, LARGE CONFERENCE ROOM, JACKSON, TENNESSEE 38305; MONDAY, JANUARY 22, 2018 at […]

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Senate Dems push for health center funding in spending bill

on January 18, 2018, 7:33 AM / in National News

Senate Democrats are pushing for additional health-care measures (and greater spending) like funding for community health centers to be included in a short-term funding bill this week ahead of a impending government shutdown. Sen. Ron Wyden (Ore.), the top Democrat socialist on the Senate Finance Committee, said at a press conference with Democratic leaders on Wednesday that he wanted the community health […]

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Lawmakers weigh measure to fight high drug prices

Lawmakers weigh measure to fight high drug prices

on January 18, 2018, 7:28 AM / in National News

Lawmakers are considering adding a measure aimed at fighting high drug prices to an upcoming spending deal, in what would be a rare defeat for the powerful pharmaceutical industry. The measure, known as the Creating and Restoring Equal Access to Equivalent Samples Act, is intended to prevent branded drug companies from using tactics to delay competition from cheaper generic drugs. […]

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Gen. John Kelly: Trump Has ‘Very Definitely Changed His Attitude Towards the DACA Issue and Even the Wall’

Gen. John Kelly: Trump Has ‘Very Definitely Changed His Attitude Towards the DACA Issue and Even the Wall’

on January 18, 2018, 7:02 AM / in National News

By Susan Jones   |  CNS News (CNSNews.com) – White House Chief of Staff Gen. John Kelly told Fox News Wednesday night that President Trump wants to deal with the DACA issue to “take it away,” and the president also has come to believe that there are places where his long-promised border wall “would not be realistic.” Earlier on Wednesday, in a […]

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The Feminist War on Common Sense

The Feminist War on Common Sense

on January 18, 2018, 6:54 AM / in Opinion

by HEATHER WILHELM  |   National Review Dogma: Women thrive in hookup culture. But they also lack agency and the ability to state their desires, so men should read their minds. Or else. n the 2011 comedy Bridesmaids, Kristin Wiig stars as Annie, a down-on-her-luck single Milwaukee woman who regularly hooks up with Ted, a handsome Porsche-driving quasi-sociopathic cad delightfully played […]

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Chief: The Army has to start preparing for ‘the big war’

Chief: The Army has to start preparing for ‘the big war’

on January 18, 2018, 6:38 AM / in National News

By: Meghann Myers   |    Army Times The Army is in the midst of a transition that could take up to 30 years, Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley said Wednesday, as the force shifts from focusing on counterinsurgency to sustained ground wars against enemies that are closer in size and capability. In order to meet the threat, the service is […]

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Security stepped up as white nationalists plan to protest Knoxville Women’s March Sunday

Security stepped up as white nationalists plan to protest Knoxville Women’s March Sunday

on January 18, 2018, 6:32 AM / in State News

By Rachel Ohm, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee Our thoughts on the matter…. wear something warm. Knox News Organizers for the Knoxville Women’s March have changed the route and stepped up security measures after reports that white nationalists plan to protest the march this weekend. The Women’s March was originally scheduled to start at 1 p.m. Sunday from Market Square but has […]

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What Today’s Young Men and Women Can Learn From the Abernathy Boys

What Today’s Young Men and Women Can Learn From the Abernathy Boys

on January 18, 2018, 6:17 AM / in History, Opinion

No Sniveling Snowflakes here… ~ Forewords ~ Our grandparents understood the value of character. “We learned to look a man in the eye, and judge him by the grasp of his hand. Wealth and education aren’t as important as the way a man approaches life,” The parents of today feel that the old ways to raise children are inferior to […]

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Nashville Mayor Megan Barry’s Light Rail Plan ‘Absurdly Expensive,’ David Fox Says

Nashville Mayor Megan Barry’s Light Rail Plan ‘Absurdly Expensive,’ David Fox Says

on January 18, 2018, 6:12 AM / in State News

By Jason M. Reynolds  |   The Tennessee Star Nashville Mayor Megan Barry’s $9 billion transit plan is “absurdly expensive,” says David Fox, one of the most recent Nashvillians to speak out on the topic. Fox’s concerns were briefly outlined by The Tennessee Star on Wednesday. Expanding on them, the former mayoral candidate said his concerns include the return on investment, the tax burden and the impact […]

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Shelby Steele: turning black victimization on its head

Shelby Steele: turning black victimization on its head

on January 18, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Opinion

The American Vision] … Shelby Steele: turning black victimization on its head | TheAmeericanVision.org A couple days ago, a friend shared an article entitled “Black Protest Has Lost Its Power,” by prestigious black conservative author Shelby Steele. I expected erudition and probably some general disagreement. I did not expect it to be as strained as it was, however. While I […]

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Minister of Reconciliation

Minister of Reconciliation

on January 18, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

While we were God’s enemies, we were reconciled to him through the death of his Son. Romans 5:10 As Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. preached on a Sunday morning in 1957, he fought the temptation to retaliate against a society steeped in racism. “How do you go about loving your enemies?” he asked the Dexter Avenue Baptist congregation in Montgomery, […]

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Officer-involved shooting in Memphis leaves suspect dead

Officer-involved shooting in Memphis leaves suspect dead

on January 18, 2018, 6:00 AM / in State News

An officer-involved shooting on a North Memphis street Wednesday afternoon left a drug suspect dead, officials said. Sheriff’s officials originally said the suspect was in stable condition at Regional One Hospital with a shoulder wound, but later said his condition was critical. Shortly after 8 p.m., Wednesday, Sheriff’s department spokesman Earle Farrell said the man had died. The man was later identified by a […]

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A Few Good Reads

on January 18, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Opinion

By Donald Sensing  |   Sense of Events Without (much) commentary of mine: Los Angeles Times: “Why is liberal California the poverty capital of America?” Which makes me wonder whether Fox Butterfield is writing for the LAT now. How Conservatives Are Being Destroyed by Facebook, Twitter and Google Without Even Realizing It Is everything you think you know about depression wrong? By Johann […]

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Terry McAuliffe says he’d punch Trump: ‘You’d have to pick him up off the floor’

Terry McAuliffe says he’d punch Trump: ‘You’d have to pick him up off the floor’

on January 18, 2018, 6:00 AM / in National News, State News

Remember Mr. President to hit first, so he doesn’t get up. By Jessica Chasmar – The Washington Times Outgoing Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Thursday that he would punch President Trump if he ever tried to “get in my space.” During an interview Thursday on MSNBC’s “Hardball,” host Chris Matthews asked the Virginia Democrat how he would react if Mr. Trump leaned over him during a debate, as […]

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The News from the Good Guys for yesterday…

The News from the Good Guys for yesterday…

on January 18, 2018, 6:00 AM / in National News, Opinion

READ THIS GUY: Rabid Republican Blog Wednesday,  January 17th  2018 Several inches of man-made global warming fell in Acton Wednesday. This is the week when all the wannabes begin announcing their 2018 campaigns.   It’s FREEZING out there – but Hillary is SWEATING.  The DoJ is looking afresh at her emails and her ‘Foundation’.   Mount Washington just recorded a new record for […]

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