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Socialist activist who harassed Sec. Kirstjen Nielsen at dinner works for Justice Dept.

Socialist activist who harassed Sec. Kirstjen Nielsen at dinner works for Justice Dept.

on June 21, 2018, 7:52 AM / in National News

By Joe Simonson  |   Liberty Unyielding One of the activists who chased Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen out of a Mexican restaurant Tuesday night over the Trump administration’s immigration policies is an employee of the Department of Justice, The Daily Caller News Foundation has confirmed. Members of the Washington, D.C., chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America crashed Nielsen’s meal with a demonstration […]

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Bloomberg pledges $80 million to help Democrats win back House

Bloomberg pledges $80 million to help Democrats win back House

on June 21, 2018, 7:42 AM / in National News

Former New York City mayor and associate of Jackson Mayor Jerry Gist, Michael Bloomberg announced Wednesday that he would spend $80 million in the November 2018 midterm elections, mostly to help Democrats retake the House. The business media tycoon has belonged to both parties, but is now a political independent. He has been an outspoken opponent of Republicans during the […]

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Senate rejects White House plan to cut spending

Senate rejects White House plan to cut spending

on June 21, 2018, 7:38 AM / in National News

Another Reason to Get Alexander out of the Senate The Senate on Wednesday rejected a White House proposal to cut billions in federal spending after two Republicans joined Democrats in a 48-50 vote. The Trump administration wanted to rescind authorization for $15 billion in spending Congress had approved in a show of fiscal responsibility after conservatives objected to a $1.3 […]

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White House to propose merging Labor and Education departments

on June 21, 2018, 7:34 AM / in National News

The White House is preparing a proposal to merge the Labor and Education departments, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday, citing a person familiar with the plan. The announcement, planned for Thursday morning, is coming after a months-long review of Cabinet agencies as part of an effort to reduce the size of the federal government. Any such change would require […]

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DA Refuses to Release Weinstein Restraining Order

DA Refuses to Release Weinstein Restraining Order

on June 21, 2018, 7:27 AM / in State News

USA – -(Ammoland.com)- “A judge last month ordered [Harvey] Weinstein to submit to round-the-clock GPS monitoring and to restrict his travel to New York and Connecticut,” The Los Angeles Times reported in early June. “Weinstein also surrendered his passport, and one of the alleged victims has obtained a restraining order against him.” “Restraining order”? Don’t those generally include firearm prohibitions? Since Weinstein has long […]

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The get-trump mainstream media haters and Democrats have invested so much in Trump’s failure that they are now rooting for America to fail, just so Trump takes a hit.

The get-trump mainstream media haters and Democrats have invested so much in Trump’s failure that they are now rooting for America to fail, just so Trump takes a hit.

on June 21, 2018, 7:24 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Art by A.F. Branco

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Health Care and other issues

on June 21, 2018, 7:21 AM / in National News

President Trump signed an executive order Wednesday ending his policy of separating migrant children from their families at the border, a controversy which had dominated Washington. On the health front, Amazon, JP Morgan and Berkshire Hathaway finally named a CEO for their health care startup, and the Trump administration is already facing a lawsuit over its rule on association health […]

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Dark Clouds Gathering over Nevada State Senate Republicans

Dark Clouds Gathering over Nevada State Senate Republicans

on June 21, 2018, 7:14 AM / in Opinion, State News

Now that the dust has settled from the June 12 primaries, let’s take a sobering look at the prospects for Republicans in the Nevada State Senate.  And it ain’t pretty. Currently the Democrats enjoy a 12-9 advantage. Republicans will hold SD-12 (Joe Hardy), SD-14 (Ira Hansen to replace Don Gustavson), SD-16 (Ben Kieckhefer) and SD-17 (James Settelmeyer). Democrats will hold […]

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The Intersection of Family and Immigration Enforcement

The Intersection of Family and Immigration Enforcement

on June 21, 2018, 7:09 AM / in National News, Opinion, State News

By David Fowler  |  FACT Last week I was commended by someone because my commentaries stuck to the Family Action Council of Tennessee’s focus on state laws and policies directly affecting the nature of marriage, the integrity of the family unit, the sanctity of life, and religious liberty. I was also chastised by someone for not speaking to federal “asylum” […]

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Bill Lee endorsed by Mae Beavers

on June 21, 2018, 6:52 AM / in Announcements

H/T to Lucy Big Endorsement – Senator Mae Beavers Today, we had a big announcement. Former Senator and gubernatorial candidate Mae Beavers endorsed me for governor. It is an honor to have the support of a Tennessee conservative leader like Mae Beavers. Maria and I got to know Mae and her husband Jerry on the campaign trail, and I know […]

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Chris Todd Event…. Come and Enjoy

Chris Todd Event…. Come and Enjoy

on June 21, 2018, 6:17 AM / in Announcements
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GOP Gubernatorial Debate Produces Few Sparks But Several Distinctions on Policy

GOP Gubernatorial Debate Produces Few Sparks But Several Distinctions on Policy

on June 21, 2018, 6:11 AM / in State News

From The Tennessee Star The second in a series of three debates between the four candidates for the Republican nomination for governor broadcast across the state produced few fireworks on Wednesday night. However, it may have helped Bill Lee introduce himself and gain traction as voters begin to increase their focus on a race that thus far has appeared to […]

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TDOT: Diane Black’s transportation, infrastructure plan could cost billions

TDOT: Diane Black’s transportation, infrastructure plan could cost billions

on June 21, 2018, 6:06 AM / in State News

We are certainly not fans of U. S. House of Representative Diane Black, who is running for the republican nomination for Governor of Tennessee. She has an abysmal voting record for someone who says they are conservative. Both she, her fellow Republican Marsha Blackburn, and the male member Charles Fleischmann have the lowest rating voting records of all the Republican office holders […]

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Nashville Metro Council narrowly votes down tax increase

Nashville Metro Council narrowly votes down tax increase

on June 21, 2018, 6:00 AM / in State News

Adopted budget does not include pay increases for Metro employees By Stephen Elliott   |    Nashville Post The Metro Council narrowly voted down a proposal that would have increased property tax rates in Nashville in order to fund cost-of-living pay raises for Metro employees and budget requests from Metro Nashville Public Schools. After several hours of debate Tuesday night and early […]

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Democrat Congressman Wants ‘Taxpayer-Funded Dorms’ Democrat Congressman Wants ‘Taxpayer-Funded Dorms’

Democrat Congressman Wants ‘Taxpayer-Funded Dorms’ Democrat Congressman Wants ‘Taxpayer-Funded Dorms’

on June 21, 2018, 6:00 AM / in National News

Damn, let’s not be frugal, let’s spend more money so we can have it subsidized.  Democratic members of Congress want taxpayers to subsidize their housing, signing onto legislation that would allow them to deduct living expenses for members of the House of Representatives. Rep. Bennie Thompson (D., Miss.) introduced a bill that would ban members of Congress from sleeping in […]

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McCormick leaving House

McCormick leaving House

on June 21, 2018, 6:00 AM / in State News

BY Cari Wade Gervin  |  Nashville Post State Rep. Gerald McCormick is dropping his bid for re-election in House District 26, the Chattanooga Times Free Press reported on Monday morning. The longtime Chattanooga legislator, who works in real estate and development, was unopposed in the Republican primary and was thought likely to easily win his election for his eighth term. McCormick had also publicly stated […]

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Special Council Race Filing Deadline is Thursday

on June 21, 2018, 6:00 AM / in State News

Ahead of a noon Thursday, June 21, filing deadline for the special City Council election on the Aug. 2 ballot, 11 possible contenders had pulled qualifying petitions and six had filed those petitions for a place on the ballot. The race for the Super District 9 seat follows the May resignation of council member Philip Spinosa to take a job […]

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Learning to Love

Learning to Love

on June 21, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Follow the way of love.1 Corinthians 14:1 Love does more than make “the world go round,” as an old song says. It also makes us immensely vulnerable. From time to time, we may say to ourselves: “Why love when others do not show appreciation?” or “Why love and open myself up to hurt?” But the apostle Paul gives a clear […]

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Snopes Again…. Holy Shades of Irresponsible Reporting

Snopes Again…. Holy Shades of Irresponsible Reporting

on June 21, 2018, 6:00 AM / in National News

Say Uncle Reported this little bit of make believe from Snopes. They have a history of not telling the whole truth but this is ridiculous. They say that this sign is a mixture of true and false: Granted, they say that the hole could be from putting the entire AR foregrip in the paper. But that is not the poster’s intention.

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Quality, Delivery of Service, Years of Business Development, Staffing, All Tossed Aside for Diversity

on June 21, 2018, 5:41 AM / in State News

Memphis Commercial Appeal SCS releases plan to spend more dollars with companies owned by minorities and women Shelby County Schools released the first draft of a plan this week that aims to direct more of its contracts and spending dollars to firms owned by women and minorities. The district plans to set goals for use of minority firms in contracts for services […]

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