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End the Anchor Baby Loophole With the Birthright Citizenship Act of 2017

End the Anchor Baby Loophole With the Birthright Citizenship Act of 2017

on August 12, 2017, 7:20 AM / in Announcements, National News, Opinion

This bill, the Birthright Citizenship Act of 2017 (H.R. 140), was introduced by Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), has 32 cosponsors, and was designed to end the “anchor baby” loophole whereby anyone born within the United States is automatically granted U.S. citizenship, even if the parents are here illegally. According to the official summary of the bill: “This bill [H.R. 140] […]

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Google’s Leftist Bias: Fires Conservative Writer of Right-wing Diversity Memo

Google’s Leftist Bias: Fires Conservative Writer of Right-wing Diversity Memo

on August 12, 2017, 6:39 AM / in National News, Opinion

Written by  Raven Clabough Google has fired an employee responsible for a right-wing memo that was critical of the organization’s liberal diversity policy, proving once more that Google supports diversity only as long as it does not include viewpoints diverse from the company’s left-wing ideologies. James Damore, who served as a software engineer at Google since 2013, told YouTube chat-show host […]

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Judicial Watch Victory: Federal Court Orders State Department to Conduct a Search of Benghazi Emails of Hillary Clinton’s Closest Advisors

on August 12, 2017, 6:11 AM / in National News

(Washington, DC) — Judicial Watch announced that on August 8, 2017, D.C. District Court Judge Amit P. Mehta ordered the State Department “to search the state.gov e-mail accounts of Huma Abedin, Cheryl Mills, and Jacob Sullivan,” former aides of Hillary Clinton during her tenure as Secretary of State. The State Department is ordered to search in those accounts “for records responsive to [Judicial […]

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No Regrets

No Regrets

on August 12, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

The Son of Man will come in the glory of His Father with His angels, and then He will reward each according to his works. —Matthew 16:27 Read:1 Peter 4:12-19 A little girl who needed surgery was terrified. As an encouragement, her parents promised to give her something she had wanted for a long time—a kitten. The operation went well, […]

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Tennessee Conservatives Better Connect the Dots

Tennessee Conservatives Better Connect the Dots

on August 12, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, State News

by David Fowler   /  FACT.org The 2018 election cycle is going to be interesting because of the number of incumbents in the Tennessee Legislature who will not be running for reelection. Most of them are Republicans, and mostly likely there will be primaries. What do I predict? My prediction is that there is a force out there ready to bring […]

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The men turned away and went toward Sodom

The men turned away and went toward Sodom

on August 12, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

“The men turned away and went toward Sodom, but Abraham remained standing before the Lord.” (Genesis 18:22) An interesting way to start an opinion article on the way we should live our life don’t you think? Do you remember this story? It is the account of Abraham entertaining three angels — one of whom turns out to be God himself — of course this is […]

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The Unsung Summit of Putin and Trump

on August 11, 2017, 8:20 AM / in Opinion

From Hiroshima To Hamburg By John V. Walsh   /   LewRockwell.com This week marks the 72nd anniversary of the criminal US bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.   And as is the case each year, there is much discussion and lamenting over this atrocity, as there well should be.  For the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki was not necessary for victory; […]

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CNN ditches pro-Trump commentator for tweeting ‘Sieg Heil!’

CNN ditches pro-Trump commentator for tweeting ‘Sieg Heil!’

on August 11, 2017, 7:43 AM / in National News

CNN severed ties with Trump supporter Jeffrey Lord, who had frequently appeared as a commentator since last year’s campaign, over a tweet in which he used the Nazi phrase “Sieg Heil” in response to Angelo Carusone, who heads the liberal activist organization Media Matters for America. Lord, a columnist at the conservative magazine The American Spectator, recently criticized Media Matters […]

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Uber investor sues former CEO Travis Kalanick

Uber investor sues former CEO Travis Kalanick

on August 11, 2017, 7:40 AM / in National News

Early Uber investor Benchmark filed a lawsuit on Thursday accusing the ride-hailing company’s co-founder and former CEO, Travis Kalanick, of fraud, breach of contract, and breach of fiduciary duty. The board forced Kalanick to step down in June after a series of sexual harassment scandals sparked criticism of Uber’s corporate culture. Benchmark, a San Francisco-based venture capital firm that holds […]

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Trump thanks Putin for cutting U.S. embassy staff

on August 11, 2017, 7:37 AM / in International News, National News

President Trump on Thursday expressed gratitude for Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to tell the U.S. to cut its embassy staff by hundreds of people in response to new sanctions passed overwhelmingly by Congress late last month. “I want to thank him, because we’re trying to cut down on payroll,” Trump told reporters at his golf club in Bedminster, New […]

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Ken Gross Files the Paper Work to run for The U. S. House, District 2 position of Tennessee

Ken Gross Files the Paper Work to run for The U. S. House, District 2 position of Tennessee

on August 11, 2017, 7:27 AM / in State News

While John Duncan Jr. has not stated he will run again for the United States House of Representatives, the wolves are out for the position. Rep. Duncan has served Tennessee well and as our most conservative of Representatives has relied on the Constitution as his guide. Those opposing him are mere shadows and really not worthy to hold the position. […]

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Sundays With The Sentinel: THE SOUND OF VICTORY IS ABOUT TO GET LOUDER IN THE MIDST OF SEEMING CHAOS

Sundays With The Sentinel: THE SOUND OF VICTORY IS ABOUT TO GET LOUDER IN THE MIDST OF SEEMING CHAOS

on August 11, 2017, 6:47 AM / in Opinion

From our good friends at the MidSouth Sentinel Before the election I posted this prayer which in hindsight was very prophetic…Sundays With The Sentinel: Hold fast to the truth—not the news broadcast.” now I am posting another one that I believe is just as prophetic…..​ I SAW THE WINDS OF ACCELERATION UPON PRESIDENT TRUMP Recently when seeking what was on the […]

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Free financial literacy, credit program coming to Jackson

Free financial literacy, credit program coming to Jackson

on August 11, 2017, 6:44 AM / in State News

The First Ones to Attend should Be the Jackson City Council Omer Yusuf, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee First Tennessee Bank is partnering with Operation HOPE to offer free financial literacy programs and credit counseling in Jackson. First Tennessee announced it is opening an Operation HOPE Inside office at its North Highland Avenue branch. Operation HOPE is a national nonprofit […]

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Taxpayers will foot bill for Memphis Council trip to Bourbon Street

Taxpayers will foot bill for Memphis Council trip to Bourbon Street

on August 11, 2017, 6:40 AM / in State News

Ryan Poe, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee Three Memphis City Council members and three city employees will visit New Orleans’ Bourbon Street on the taxpayers’ dime this weekend to glean ideas for Beale Street. The group will meet with elected, law enforcement and Homeland Security officials Friday, said council chairman Berlin Boyd, who heads a council task force hoping to address issues […]

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The King’s Castle: Graceland, Whitehaven open 40th anniversary Elvis Week

The King’s Castle: Graceland, Whitehaven open 40th anniversary Elvis Week

on August 11, 2017, 6:35 AM / in State News

By Bill Dries   /   The Daily News, Memphis It begins with a trivia contest and a sock hop. Those are the first two events Friday, Aug. 11, at the top of a crowded Elvis Week itinerary that marks 40 years since Elvis Presley died at Graceland. The two lead-off events – the Elvis Fan Reunion, which features trivia […]

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Mark Green won’t challenge Corker; will help Christians enter public life

Mark Green won’t challenge Corker; will help Christians enter public life

on August 11, 2017, 6:31 AM / in State News

by Andy Sher  /  Chattanooga Times Free Press NASHVILLE — Tennessee state Sen. Mark Green says he won’t run against Republican U.S. Sen. Bob Corker next year and instead will devote his energy to a new nonprofit group he hopes will prepare Christian conservatives for politics and governing. The Ashland City, Tenn., physician and social conservative’s move came amid speculation he […]

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Tennessee legislators looking to move up, out

on August 11, 2017, 6:25 AM / in State News

State Legislature could see nearly 13 percent turnover in 2018 as lawmakers retire, seek new posts by Andy Sher  /   Chattanooga Times Free Press NASHVILLE — When state Rep. Marc Gravitt announced this week plans to run for Hamilton County register of deeds, the East Ridge Republican became the latest Tennessee lawmaker to declare he won’t seek re-election to his […]

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Why Do I Sigh?

Why Do I Sigh?

on August 11, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I turned my heart and despaired of all the labor in which I had toiled under the sun. —Ecclesiastes 2:20  According to the Guinness Book of World Records, a 15-year-old girl yawned continually for 5 weeks in 1888. No details were given as to the reason for the girl’s plight. It made me wonder why we yawn. Why does a […]

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The Election Draws Nigh

on August 10, 2017, 9:03 AM / in Opinion

By Hugh McInnish Time waits for no man, and here in Alabama an event is rushing unbridled upon us. The testy Donald Trump, having drafted our Senator Jeff Sessions into his cabinet, thus leaving Jeffs seat empty, we loyal citizens are called to march resolutely to the polls in just one week, on Tuesday August 15, to vote for Senator Sessions […]

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Truman Nature

Truman Nature

on August 10, 2017, 8:47 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Thursday, August 10, 2017. Sixty-eight years ago today, President Truman signed the National Security Act Amendments of 1949, the law formally creating the Department of Defense and requiring the military service secretaries to report to an overall chief. In a minimalist signing statement released by the White House, Truman groused about “new and cumbersome restrictions” imposed by […]

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